‘Floats and Flicks’ coming up this weekend in Erskine

Erskine parade followed by movie shaping up to be great event

Pat Kelm Erskine Enquirer

The 11th annual Floats and Flicks night sponsored by the Erskine Recreation Board will take place this Saturday, Sept. 9 beginning with the parade at 5:30 p.m.

Entries are most welcome and will meet at the Erskine School at 5 p.m. There will be a home-based business market at the Waverly Club Rooms from 5:45 to 7:15 p.m. and vendors are welcome to bring their goods. The Good Neighbor BBQ hosted by the Evangelical Free Church (and most appreciated) will begin at 6 p.m. Kids activities, including a bouncy house, will be from 6:15 to 7:15. Gates to the Drive-In Movie will be open at 7:30 p.m. with the movie beginning at dusk around 8:15 p.m. Entry for vehicles will be between Erskine School and the outdoor skating rink. There will be a concession on site. Volunteers are always needed for these events.

A few events for the Buffalo Lake Naturalists are coming up beginning Saturday, Sept. 16 with an evening campout at Big Knife Provincial Park. People are responsible for their own registration. You can contact the email address for more information: buffalolakenc@gmail.com. On Sunday Sept. 17 the club will meet at noon for a picnic and hike. Please gather at the parking lot in the day use area and please bring your own lunch. Lunch will be followed by a hike. Their next meeting will be on Thursday, Sept. 21 in the basement of the Anglican Church. New members are always welcome.

Art lessons taught by Francien Verhoeven will begin September 7. There will be classes for both adults and children and for more information you can call Francien at 403-741-5977.

The first knitting meeting of the season will be on Thursday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Erskine Seniors Centre.

There will be a scrapbooking retreat beginning Friday, September 15 at the Oddfellows Hall. All scrapbookers are welcome. Please phone me at 403-742-0604 or Sherry at 403-742-0602 to register.

School is back in and I hope to have more information about that next week as to how many are registered and coming activities.

Hope everyone had a great long weekend.

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