Big Valley coming alive with lots of summer activities

BIG VALLEY BULLETIN -- Why not stop by Big Valley this Saturday, May 7 to check out the Hivernant Métis Cultural Society's "Spring Fling?"

BIG VALLEY BULLETIN — Why not stop by Big Valley this Saturday, May 7 to check out the Hivernant Metis Cultural Society’s annual “Spring Fling.” Enjoy supper, great entertainment and a dance with a live band. The Jubilee Hall doors open at 4 p.m. with supper being served at 6 p.m. This is fun family friendly evening.

Don’t forget to bring mom out to the annual Mother’s Day Breakfast at the community hall this coming Sunday, May 8 from 9 to 11 a.m.

The countdown is on! Big Valley’s annual Bust-out Rodeo is on May 13 and 14 at the Agriplex. Rodeo action begins at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 13 and at 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 14. Saturday night’s dance will feature live music by Brad Abel & Trouble. This year’s rodeo clown is Houston Stewart and new to the weekend events will be 12s and under participating in the wild pony racing. The 2016 Bust-out Rodeo is in memory of Biff Balcom.

The Big Valley Elks’ annual Memorial Golf Tournament is scheduled for Sunday, May 29 at the Big Valley golf course. Breakfast and registration begin at the clubhouse at 8 a.m. with tee off at 100 a.m. The tournament will be the usual nine holes, Texas Scramble, followed by beef on a bun and some fun prizes. The Elks invite everyone to come out for a day of excellent golf, great food and good fellowship.

The Big Valley Drop-in Centre is planning a seniors’ bus trip to the Rosebud theatre on June 30. For more information call Lynne at 403-741-7969

May birthday greetings go out to Sandra Schell – 2, Alana Stefanik – 4, Peggy Stewart – 4, Tom Cassidy Sr. – 5, Andrea Webster – 6, Shelley Burnstad – 7, Leona Robertson – 7, Joy Walker – 7, Dale Johnston – 7, Cheryl Bartley – 8, Erika Stefanik – 8, Trudy Spence – 8, Hudson Stewart – 8, Wayne Garrison – 9, Marilee Colp – 10, Tennille Daychief – 10, Bentley Stewart – 10, Chantel Dubitz – 15, Eldon Stewart – 15, Teresa Greig – 16, Abigail Webster – 17, Rilynn Stewart – 20, Mike Soboleski – 21, Marie Claire Clark – 24, Deanna Skocdopole – 25, Wyatt Thurston – 25, Pat Parkin – 26, Dallas Gordon – 26, Tim Burnstad – 27, Barry Bolton – 28, Earl Ortman – 28, Christopher Rowland – 29, and Tess Thurston – 29

Happy anniversary to Don & Margaret Lane – 1, Quintin & Amanda Baird – 4, Art & Ann Tizzard – 4, Wayne & Holly Skocdopole – 7, Rick & Carmen Tizzard – 9, Bob & Sue Boswell – 12, John & Marian Rinehart – 20, Wilf & Dorothy Dressler – 22, Russel & Alice Faye Watts – 28, Eric & Rachel Toews – 29 and Clint & Erin Wilkie – 29.

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