Big Valley Bulletin
The Big Valley School will be holding their annual Remembrance Day ceremony at 10:45 at the school gym this Friday, Nov. 7. Everyone is welcome to attend. Big Valley’s Remembrance Day ceremonies take place on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at the Jubilee Hall beginning at 10:45 a.m.
Ten people came out for the crib tournament at the Big Valley Inn on Sunday, Nov. 2. This week Stan Nattestad took first place, Teresa Greig placed second and Len Shaw placed third. Margaret Levesque went home with the booby and was the lucky winner of the draw while the 50/50 was won by Stan Nattestad. Come out and join the fun next Sunday at 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome.
At the Big Valley Drop-in Centre, the next pot luck and meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 12 noon. The community pancake supper will be on Monday, Nov. 17 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Military Whist will be played on Nov. 14 and 28 at 7 p.m. while Canasta is scheduled for Nov. 7 and 21 also at 7 p.m. Floor curling is every Friday afternoon beginning at 1 p.m. Wednesday night crib begins at 7 p.m. and Sunday crib is at 1 p.m.
Crib results for Wednesday, Oct. 29 were: first to Albert S., second to Connie W., and third to Earl O. On Sunday, Nov. 2 first went to Linda G., second to Lynne P., third to Donna C. while the booby went to Dave G.
A reminder for parents of children aged zero to six, the Big Valley Library is hosting the Alberta Prairie C.O.W. (Classroom on Wheels) Bus this Thursday, Nov. 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon at the Library. Come on out and learn to explore fun new ways to add literacy activities into your daily lives. Trained family literacy facilitators will be on hand to provide information on the importance of early language development.
The countdown is on for the annual Big Valley Christmas Craft Show and Sale, which takes place on Saturday, Nov.15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Big Valley Community Hall. Come on out to check out the handmade jewelry, woodcrafts, quilts and sewing, watercolour art, stained glass and so much more. Memories for Eternity will be taking photos this year and refreshments will be available from the Country Lunch Kitchen. For information call Andrea at (403) 876-2064.
Also on Saturday, Nov. 15, Santa is coming to the Boardwalk from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Opportunities for pictures of your children or pets will be available when you visit.
November birthday wishes go out to Ken Levesque – 7, Bernard Gendre – 12, Margaret Levesque – 13, Chad Mailer – 13, Jim Greig – 15, Florence Johnston – 16, Gail Knudson – 19, Myra Greig – 19, Jim Turner – 21, Chanel Annable – 23, Caroline Pound – 23, Nicholas Dubitz – 25, Mickey Sorell – 25, and Lorne Parkin – 26.
Happy anniversary to Craig & Lori Gordon – 7 and Doug & Raj Duncan – 18.