COW Bus comes to Big Valley

The Big Valley community had a great time at the United Church’s annual fall supper this past Sunday.

Big Valley Bulletin

The Big Valley community had a great time at the United Church’s annual fall supper this past Sunday. The food was terrific and the company even better. We would like to thank the United Church and all the volunteers for a wonderful evening.

Big Valley School is holding their annual awards night this Wednesday, Oct. 22 beginning at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come out and support our students.

The Big Valley Library is very excited to be hosting the Alberta Prairie C.O.W. (Classroom on Wheels) Bus on Thursday, Nov. 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon at the library. For those who do not know, the C.O.W. Bus provides a space for parents and children aged zero to six years, to learn and explore fun new ways to add literacy activities into their daily lives. Trained family literacy facilitators provide information on the importance of early language development and bring family literacy support and awareness to rural and urban communities throughout the province.

ATCO Electric is having an open house for customers on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at the Big Valley Community Centre from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. They will be serving beef on a bun, salads, and desserts. The theme of the meeting will be safety and service. Everyone is welcome.

Nine players turned out for the Big Valley Inn’s first crib tournament of the new season. Len Shaw started off the season with a big bang having a perfect game score and of course first place. Vi McCarty and Lawrence Wilkie shared second place and Bill Kirtley took third. Ernie Petrussa took the booby and won the draw. Dave Huxley won the 50/50 draw. The next tournament is on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome to join in the fun.

The Big Valley Drop In Centre is hosting a flu clinic on Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Don’t forget to get your flu shot.

The next pot luck and meeting will be on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 12 noon. November pancake suppers are scheduled for Monday, Nov. 3 and 17 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Military Whist will be played on Oct. 31, Nov. 14 and 28 at 7 p.m. while Canasta is scheduled for Oct. 24, Nov. 7 and 21 also at 7 p.m. Floor curling is on Friday afternoons 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. 8 were first to Lynne, second to Earl and third to Ron.

On Sunday, Oct. 12 first went to Linda, second to Donna, third to Lynne and the booby went to new comer Bill Cann.

November is quickly sneaking up on us. Don’t forget to book your table for the annual Big Valley Christmas Craft Show and Sale scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Big Valley Community Hall. For more information or to book a table please call Andrea at 403-876-2064.