‘Rhymes That Bind’ restarts after summer hiatus

We are pleased to announce the family literacy based program, “Rhymes That Bind” is starting up again after the summer break.

BIG VALLEY BULLETIN — We are pleased to announce the family literacy based program, “Rhymes That Bind” (formerly 1, 2, 3, Sing With Me) is starting up again after the summer break. Parents and caregivers of children aged 0-6 are invited to join the new family literacy facilitator Tuesday mornings from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Big Valley School Library to play, sing, read, make crafts and have fun! (Note the new time.)

The fall sessions will be held on the following dates Oct. 11, 18, and 25; Nov. 1, 15, 22 and 29 (no class Nov. 8); and Dec. 6 and 13. Don’t forget to mark them on your calendar. If you have any questions, please call the Stettler Adult Learning Council at 409-742-2280. Hope to see you there!

The Hall Board is all set for their first bingo of the season. Come join the fun on Thursday, Oct. 6 at the Big Valley Community Hall. Warm up is at 7:30 p.m. We begin the season with the progressive jackpot sitting at $404 and the loonie pot at $118. See you there.

The weekly crib tournaments will begin Sunday, Oct. 16 at 1 p.m. in the bar of the Big Valley Inn. Crib is open to anyone over 18 who would like to spend a Sunday afternoon playing cards and visiting with friends. The cost is $5 for the afternoon with most of that is returned in prize money at the end of the afternoon. Eight games are played as long as there are eight or more players.

October birthday wishes go out to Crystal Day Chief 3, Barb Skocdopole 4, Dennis Kyncl 5, Loshawna Annable 7, Alice Faye Watts 10, Dillon Kirtley 10, Ayrianna Daychief 11, Don Walker 11, Hope Skocdopole 12, Doug Duncan 12, Nash Sorenson 13, Brenda Woods 14, Bob Boswell 15, Melitta Sorensen 15, Rogdon Brown 15, Clint Wilkie 16, Janessa Wittenberg 19, Perry Titus 19, Gwen Muhlbach 19, Elaine Haverstock 19, Shaye Skelton 22, Carla Visser 24, Cassandra Visser 24, Albert Ruele 25, Vi McCarty 26, Leonard Mogck 26, John Rinehart 26, Dave Roux 27, Andrew Stewart 28, Michelle Jensen 29, Nathen Houle 29, Linda Garstad 29, and Terry Kennedy 31.

Happy Anniversary to Dale and Deanna Skocdopole 5, Gail and Merlin Knudson 7, Dennis and Rita Kyncl 7, Curt and Connie Watts 17 and Jack and Barb Skocdopole 22.

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