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THINGS TO DO | #COCHRANETOGETHER | COCHRANE.CA | MAY 20, 2020 BABIES, TODDLERS, PRESCHOOLERS (ages 0-5) BOOKWORMS AND SONGBIRDS Join us for a virtual story time followed by fun and interactive songs. Book of the week will be posted on fb.com/cochranePLC Date

Time

Watch

Wed May 20 10-10:30am https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87469747452 Wed May 27 10-10:30am https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87469747452 PRESCHOOL PLAYTIME Tune in for storytime fun and songs to get your little ones moving and grooving! Register for bi-weekly craft session* cochrane.ca/ProgramGuide Date

Time

Watch

*Thu May 21

10:30-11am

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81149413082

Thu May 28

10:30-11am

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81149413082

EYE SPY GAME Develop your child’s problem-solving and communication skills. We will start with songs and dance and play eye spy! All ages. Date

Time

Watch

Fri May 22

10:30-11am

https://zoom.us/j/96629918318

SHOW AND TELL WITH EL A new theme each week posted on facebook.com/cochranePLC. A fun way to connect and learn about our friends. All ages. Date

Time

Watch

Mon May 25 10-10:30am

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87469747452

YOGARILLA Join Amanda for some namaste and chill! This session will incorporate some fun poses for children, increasing their body awareness and providing them with tools for self-regulation. Date

Time

Watch

Fri May 29

10:30-11am

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84666036114

ARTS AND CULTURE This virtual art and culture camp series will keep your child engaged with structured learning and activities. A list of supplies is provided in advance of each session. Cost per 5-week session: $20/child. Must pre-register at cochrane.ca/ProgramGuide WE’LL BUILD 3-D ART TOGETHER (AGES 6-11) Sculpt fun creatures from simple colourful clay, nature, and recycling. Develop skills while you work on your project between classes. Date

Time

Wed May 20-Jun 17

11am-12pm OR 2-3pm

LET’S COMPOSE MUSIC TOGETHER (AGES 6-11) Enjoy creating your own sound with found items. One instrument of any kind is required for this class. Date

Time

Thu May 21-Jun 18

11am-12pm OR 2-3pm

WE’LL DRAW TOGETHER (AGES 8-12) Design characters and animals such as wildlife and pets while learning comic book drawing techniques and realistic drawing skills. Date

Time

Thu May 21-Jun 18

11am-12pm OR 2-3pm

WE’LL CREATE ART TOGETHER (AGES 6-11) A variety of art materials used in art projects will build on skills and enjoyment of the arts. Date

Time

Fri May 22-Jun 19

11am-12pm OR 2-3pm

PARENT EDUCATION AND SUPPORT MAMA & BABY WELLNESS SERIES Watch: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84879736136 Date

Topic

Time

Wed May 20 Infant Massage

1:30-2:15pm

Wed May 27 Mama & Baby Song Time

1:30-2:15pm

PARENT COFFEE AND CONNECT Join other parents and caregivers for conversation and connection. A family support worker helps guide conversation and answer questions. Date

Time

Watch

Tue May 26

1:30-2:30pm https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82434635035

TRIPLE P SEMINAR - RAISING RESPONSIBLE TEENAGERS This seminar gives parents and caregivers the ingredients they need to help teach their teens to become mature, independent young adults. Date

Time

Watch

Thu May 28

1:30-3pm

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82708479016

ADULTS HEALTHY HABITS (AGES 16+) In this series, we’ll explore how to create new habits or change old ones for better health and mental well-being. This program is in collaboration with FCSS, Rocky View Schools and Stepping Stones to Mental Health. Pre-register at cochrane.ca/ProgramGuide SLEEP, NUTRITION & MOVEMENT Explore changes you might want to make to the basic building blocks of well-being. Date

Time

Wed May 27 1-2:30pm

Watch Zoom link sent to registered email

COPING WITH STRESS Discuss how to implement coping strategies into your life on a regular basis. Date

Time

Wed May 20 1-2:30pm

Watch Zoom link sent to registered email

LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS? POST TO VOLUNTEER CONNECTOR! Join us for an information session. Register: cochrane.ca/ProgramGuide Date

Time

Wed May 27 10:30-11:30am

Watch https://us02web.zoom.us/j/542297297


OLDER ADULTS FREE HOME BASED CLASSES FOR 50+ ADULTS Join local instructors for live online classes in the comfort of your own home. We will provide information upon registration to get started, and support you along the way. Classes can be done on computers or smart phones with an internet connection and sound. Must pre-register at cochrane.ca/ProgramGuide “ZOOM”BA GOLD WITH ALISON: SINGLE CLASS REGISTERED “DROP-IN” Join us on Zoom for this Zumba Gold class that has all the fun of the original dance fitness class. Zumba Gold has pacing to suit the needs of active older adults, with zesty music and easy to follow moves! Date

Time

Watch

Thu May 21

11am-12pm

Zoom link sent to registered email

Thu May 28

11am-12pm

Zoom link sent to registered email

SIT ROLLOVER LIFT

GENTLE YOGA WITH JILL: SINGLE CLASS REGISTERED “DROP-IN” This class is for anyone who prefers gentle, methodical movements designed to enhance flexibility, strength and balance through safe, softer stretches. Modifications are made for those with physical limitations. You will need a sturdy chair for this class. Date

Time

Watch

Tue May 26

10:30-11:30am

Zoom link sent to registered email

SENIORS’ WEEK JUNE 1-7 Stay tuned for more information about free virtual classes, branding bingo and prizes, things you CAN do during isolation, feel good stories from the community and more! Information posted here and online.

Physically distant

Socially together

800 Griffin Road E. info@slsfsc.com | 403-932-1635 ext 0 for Guest Services

COCHRANE PUBLIC LIBRARY cochranepubliclibrary.ca

FREE LIBRARY CARD RENEWAL/ REGISTRATION Need a Library card or have one that’s expiring? Go to cochranepubliclibrary.ca, follow the links, fill out the form, and we’ll be in touch shortly. LIBRARY CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Please do not return your materials until the Library reopens. NO donations will be accepted at this time. All fines and fees will be waived. LIBRARY E-RESOURCES Learn a new language with Pronunciator! Stream music ad-free 24 hours a day or download (and keep!) 5 songs per day with Freegal! Read animated picture books with TumbleBooks! Get homework help with Solaro! Read thousands of eBooks with Libby / Overdrive, Cloud Library, or Hoopla! And much, much more! Available 24/7 with your library card! Go to cochranepubliclibrary. ca/eresources for a complete list! LIBRARY NEWSLETTER The Library is starting a newsletter! Stay up-to-date on the latest library news, events, and programs! Go to our webpage at cochranepubliclibrary.ca and scroll to the bottom to sign-up!

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ALL BGCCA VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING CHECK OUT OUR SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES.


Call 403-851-2250 Leave a message & we’ll call you back.

COCHRANE VIRTUAL ART SHOWS May featured artist: Starr Kolb cochrane.ca/ArtShow

We can help with: • access to food • housing support • information on provincial and federal financial assistance programs • supportive counselling and referrals • parenting support

MENTAL HEALTH TIP Investing a little extra thought and care into your mental well-being helps you bounce back from hard times and thrive in your life. Every day, try to: 1. Check-in. Ask yourself or a loved one: How am I/are you doing today? How do I/you want to feel today? 2. Show compassion It’s okay that I am/you are struggling. I will be okay. We’re in this together. 3. Take action What do I/you need to do to be well today?

• activities for children, youth and families • seniors support • taking orders for meals for your freezer • connecting you to our Volunteer Income Tax Program (subject to financial eligibility. Note: Canada Revenue Agency extended deadline to June 1, 2020 for individual 2019 returns.)

More info: cochrane.ca/FCSS

TOWN OF COCHRANE

PROVINCE OF ALBERTA

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

COVID-19 RESPONSE

COVID-19 SUPPORTS FOR ALBERTANS

COVID-19 ECONOMIC RESPONSE PLAN

cochrane.ca/COVID-19

alberta.ca/covid-19-supports-for-albertans.aspx

INFO INCLUDED

INFO INCLUDED

canada.ca/en/department-finance/ economic-response-plan.html

Emergency isolation supports, utility deferrals, student loan repayment deferrals and more.

Emergency isolation supports, utility deferrals, student loan repayment deferrals and more.

Support for individuals and families including: New Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), Employment Insurance (EI), Canada Child Benefit, GST Credit, Income Tax and Mortgage supports. In addition there are supports for businesses and support for industries.

HELP IN TOUGH TIMES www.albertahealthservices.ca/amh/Page16759.aspx At some point in our lives we all have stressful times. We can be impacted by such things as financial pressures, unexpected difficulties, unemployment, or stressful situations such as the current outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

INFO INCLUDED

COVID-19: CONTACT TRACING APP

MENTAL HEALTH HELP LINE

KIDS HELP PHONE

ALBERTA TRACE TOGETHER

MyHealth.Alberta.ca

KidsHelpPhone.ca

alberta.ca/ab-trace-together.aspx

1-877-303-2642

1-800-668-6868

INFO INCLUDED

Text COVID19HOPE to 393939 for a set of daily messages, people receive advice and encouragement helpful in developing healthy personal coping skills and resiliency.

Text 686868

ABTraceTogether is a mobile contact tracing app that let's you know if you've been exposed to COVID-19 – or if you've exposed others – while protecting your privacy


#COCHRANESAYSTHANKS Help us continue to bring the community together with #CochraneSaysThanks Let us know about the great things you’ve seen, kind things that people have done, or things that bring you some joy by illustrating it in our #CochraneSaysThanks poster. Download the poster, print it off, and make it your own! Share a picture on social media with the #CochraneSaysThanks hashtag. The Town will be releasing the schedule of free online #CochraneSaysThanks events in the coming days and weeks. Find events and a downloadable poster on cochrane.ca/COVID-19.

TAKE A TOUR OF COCHRANE FIRE STATION 151 Get a behind the scenes look at one of the Town’s most loved facilities with the launch of their new interactive 360º virtual tour of the Protective Services Centre. cochrane.ca/Fireprevention

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