Well done, Thunders!

Congratulations to the Big Valley Thunder Peewee hockey team for their awesome win at the Peewee D Hockey Alberta Provincial Tournament


Congratulations to the Big Valley Thunder Peewee hockey team for their awesome win at the Peewee D Hockey Alberta Provincial Tournament held this past weekend here in Big Valley. Great work team, coaches and all the hard working parents and volunteers.

The Big Valley Oil Kings are holding their 2014/2016 awards banquet on Saturday, April 11 at the Big Valley Jubilee Hall. Cocktails begin at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. Award presentations, which include service and volunteer awards, BRHL League awards and player awards, will begin at 7 p.m. The evening rounds off with a cabaret beginning at 9 p.m. Come out and spend an evening with the Kings. Everyone is welcome. For more information or tickets, call Dustin at 403-740-5483.

The Big Valley United Church’s annual ham supper and silent auction takes place this coming Sunday, March 29 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Jubilee Hall. Come on out to share in a great meal and some community fellowship.

Easter season services to be held at the Big Valley United Church include Palm Sunday, March 29 and Easter Sunday, April 5 at 11 a.m.

The Big Valley Historical Society’s new museum building can now boast heat and finished gyproc. Now it’s nice and warm inside for everyone who continues to work hard to prepare the museum for the upcoming tourist season. A big thank you to all the volunteers who have stepped in to help with this major building project.

Fifteen people came out for crib at the Big Valley Inn on Sunday, March 22. Lawrence Wilkie took first place, Stan Nattestad took second and Gail Johnson took third. Mary Wilkie took home the booby and Betty Bell won the regular draw while Earl Ortman won the 50/50. Thanks to all who came out this week. The next crib tournament begins at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 29.

At the Big Valley Drop in Centre’s Wednesday, March 18 crib, first went to Lynne, second to Ron and third was a tie between Bob and Earl.

The Big Valley Drop-in Centre’s next potluck and monthly meeting will be on Tuesday, April 14 at 12 noon. Canasta is scheduled for Mondays and Fridays at 7 p.m. and floor curling takes place every Tuesday and Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.

On Wednesday, April 1, the drop-in will be hosting the Alberta 55 Crib Tournament beginning at 10 a.m. The drop-in centre is open from 8 a.m. to 9:30 or 10 a.m. every morning for coffee. Last reminder for memberships, which are due by the end of March.

The Big Valley Inn has organized a pool tournament to be held this coming Saturday, March 28 beginning at 2 p.m. All entry fees go to prizes. Everyone is welcome.

Big Valley School kindergarten registration has started for the 2015-16 school year! You are encouraged to register your child early so an accurate count for next year’s classes can be compiled. Feel free to pass on this information to parents of children who will be 5 by the end of December 2015. Please register your child as soon as possible. Stop by the Big Valley School or call 403-866-2271 for more information.