Big Valley drop in centre hosts flu clinic Oct. 26

Big Valley Ladies ‘Paint Nite’ Oct. 19

The annual Big Valley Christmas Craft Show and Sale is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Big Valley Community Hall. Featuring handmade jewelry, homemade woodcrafts, handicrafts, sewing, Royal Purple fruitcakes, “Big Valley Artists”, Friends of the Library pie sale, handmade ceramics, hockey calendars, 4-H bake table and so much more, this event will be the place to be. For more information or to book a table please call Andrea at 403-876-2064.

Come on out to the Big Valley Ag. Society’s second annual Post Harvest Celebration on Saturday, October 28 at the Big Valley Community Hall. Cocktails begin at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7. There will be both a live and a silent auction and the entertainment for the evening will feature “The Atomic Improv”. For more information or tickets to the event, contact Ag. Society Directors or email

On Sunday Oct. 15 the Big Valley Crib players began their new season with 10 players who came out for eight games of crib. By the end of the afternoon, Vi McCarty took first, Lawrence Wilkie took second, Gloria Emblau took third and Caroline Pound went home with the booby and the regular draw. The Big Valley Crib players invite anyone over 18 to join them for an afternoon playing cards and visiting with friends. The next tournament is on Sunday, Oct. 22 beginning at 1 p.m.

At the Big Valley Drop In Centre’s crib tournament, first went to Linda Garstad, second to Lynne Gjaltema, third to Donna Clark and the booby went to Earl Ortman. Drop In crib takes place every Sunday at 1:30 p.m. The Drop In Centre will be hosting a Flu Clinic on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The next community pancake supper will be on Monday, Nov. 20 beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Mark your calendars for the Big Valley Ladies Community Club “Paint Nite” on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at the Big Valley Community Hall. Come out to enjoy an entertaining social evening and go home with a beautiful painting created by you! There will be an open bar plus an assortment of yummy appetizers for everyone to snack on.

Registration is available at or contact Jenni Houle at 403-876-2558 for details.

The Big Valley 4-H Beef Club will hold its general meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 23 at the Big Valley School. Anyone interested in joining is invited to attend.

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