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Emergency Services The Town of Coaldale provides emergency services 24 hours per day/7 days per week, including fire, rescue and police services.

FOR EMERGENCIES ONLY: CALL 911 Coaldale Municipal RCMP Detachment 1708-20th Avenue, Coaldale, AB T1M 1M1 Non-Emergency Complaint Line: 403-345-5000 Administration Phone: 403-345-5552 Fax: 403-345-4393 For additional info please visit our town website: www.coaldale.ca

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A great place to live, work and play Welcome to the Fall 2017 edition of the Town of Coaldale’s Recreation and Culture Guide. As part of its communication plan the Town of Coaldale publishes these guides three times a year with Summer, Fall and Winter editions. In the pages of these guides you will find information on actitivies, programs and events happening in Coaldale. In addition to providing opportunities for local community organizations to promote their events and activities, the guide is also a useful reference for town-based services. Looking for volunteer opportunities in Coaldale? Community organizations, sports groups and other local programs are encouraged to submit their information to the Town to be included in our trio of guides throughout the year. You can volunteer your time with any number of different programs, projects and events in our community. Local businesses are also invited to participate in the guides to promote their services. These guides are just one of the ways the Town is working to help residents stay connected to their community. Communication is a priority for the Town of Coaldale and keeping our residents informed about activities, programs and events is the focus of our recreation and culture guides. The Town also stays connected to the community through the Town website at www.coaldale.ca and through social media. Follow us @CoaldaleAB on Twitter and on Facebook. Coaldale is a growing community and we want everyone, whether they’ve lived here all their lives or just a few months, to feel they can call Coaldale their home. As a Town Council we are proud of the people who live, work and play in Coaldale. Coaldale is a unique community. While we are ideally located in Southern Alberta, close to so many of its wonderful amenities, we also provide residents and visitors with a hometown they can call their own. I hope you’ll take some time to read through this edition of our recreation and culture guide and learn more about the numerous ways to spend your time in Coaldale.

- Mayor Kim Craig

TOWN OF COALDALE CONTACTS: Town Office: Taxes & Utilities: After Hours Public Works Emergencies: Bylaw Enforcement: Coaldale Pool: Community Services: Gem of the West Museum: Sports Field Line: Emergency Services Contacts: In the Town of Coaldale emergency services are available 24 hours per day/7 days a week, including fire, ambulance, police services. For Emergencies Only: Call 911 and a dispatch operator will assist you.

403-345-1300 403-345-1300 403-345-1350 1-844-645-2635 403-345-1346 (June to August) 403-345-1324 403-345-1223 403-345-1333 (April to October)

Coaldale Municipal RCMP Detachment 1708 - 20 Avenue Coaldale, AB T1M 1M1 Admin Phone: 403-345-5552 Complaints: 403-345-5000 Fax: 403-345-4393 www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Coaldale & District Emergency Services 1507 - 20th Avenue Box 1571 Coaldale, AB T1M 1N3 Phone: 403-345-1330 Fax: 403-345-1335 www.coaldaleanddistrictes.ca


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Recreation & Culture Classes Fall 2017 Course registration opens September 1, 2017. To register please call 403-345-1324 or visit the Gem of the West Museum. (We accept debit, cash, cheque or MasterCard.)

Come check out this fall’s workout classes with Twisted Steel Fitness Centre.

Yoga at Twisted Steel

Come join us as we move through traditional Hatha poses linking the body, mind and breath. An all level Vinyasa flow style class to help cultivate a sense of awareness of our bodies and minds as we create strength, stamina and flexibility throughout the body. September 5 - December 22, 2017 • Tuesdays & Thursdays 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. * Cost options: Drop ins- $9.00 per class/ 1 month membership- $60.00/ 10 card punch pass- $75.00

Noon Hour Yoga at Twisted Steel

Come join us as we move through traditional Hatha poses linking the body, mind and breath. An all level Vinyasa flow style class to help cultivate a sense of awareness of our bodies and minds as we create strength, stamina and flexibility throughout the body. September 5 - December 22, 2017 (No Class Oct. 9) • Mondays & Wednesdays 12:05 - 12:50 p.m. * Cost options: Drop-ins- $9.00 per class/1 month membership- $60.00/10 card punch pass- $75.00

Bootcamp at Twisted Steel

Intense combination of cardiovascular and strength training using various intervals, styles and techniques to keep the fun factor high and the calorie burn even higher. September 5 - December 22, 2017 (No Class Oct. 9) • Mondays 7:30 - 8:15 p.m. Tuesday & Thursdays 5:15 - 6:00 p.m. • Wednesdays & Fridays 6:00 - 6:45 a.m. (6 a.m. class starts Sept. 20) * Cost options: Drop ins- $9.00 per class/1 month membership- $60.00/10 card punch pass- $75.00

Weight Room Sculpt at Twisted Steel

An exciting strength training class taking place in the weight room. Learn how to use all of the machines in a safe environment. Meanwhile, in our usual classroom, we’ve blocked off the weights and added toys for your little ones to enjoy while you get your workout in. ($7.50 per child for the hour) September 5 - December 22, 2017 • Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. (No Class Oct. 9) * Cost options: Drop ins- $9.00 per class/1 month membership- $60.00/10 card punch pass- $75.00

Pilates at Twisted Steel

Improve your flexibility, build strength and develop control and endurance in your whole body. There is emphasis on alignment, breathing, developing a strong core, and improving coordination and balance. September 5 - December 22, 2017 • Saturday 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. (No class Oct. 9 & Nov. 11) * Cost options: Drop-ins- $9.00 per class/1 month membership- $60.00/10 card punch pass- $75.00

*Payments can be made at Twisted Steel prior to the class.


Recreation & Culture Classes Fall 2017 Course registration opens September 1, 2017. To register please call 403-345-1324 or visit the Gem of the West Museum. (We accept debit, cash, cheque or MasterCard.)

Nia

Nia is an exciting blend of dance, martial arts and healing arts. It is movement (medicine for the body and soul). A great cardio workout and lots of fun. Nia’s benefits include developing grace, power and muscle tone plus improving posture, balance and stability. Practicing Nia is beneficial for ALL ages and levels of health and will help you with relaxation and stress reduction. *Wear clothing you can move in comfortably. You may wish to bring a mat for floor play. No special footwear required - we usually dance in bare feet October 10 - November 15, 2017. Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. The Gem of the West Museum Cost: $75.00 + GST Instructor: Jane Franz Registration Deadline: October 3, 2017 Drop-ins ( $15.00/drop-in) will be accepted only after the minimum number of registrations is met.

Nidra Yoga

A state of consciousness between waking and sleeping. The state of Nidra Yoga occurs when you can remain conscious during the deep sleep state. It is a systematic form of guided relaxation. The practice is done completely on the back and the idea of not moving or shifting is practiced. *Please bring one or two blankets and a small pillow. September 27: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. (Please register before September 20, 2017) October 25: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. (Please register before October 18, 2017) November 29: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. (Please register before November 22, 2017) The Gem of the West Museum Instructor: Evelyn Hull Cost: $20 per class or $50 for all 3 classes

Self-Defence for Women

A short course in building confidence and self-protection skills via basic but effective martial techniques. Proven methods of personal close-quarters defence will be learned through class demonstration and partner practise. These include the Fairbairn-Underwood methods (of Canada’s Camp-X) of defence, escape, and immobilization used by the military and police in addition to basic Far Eastern maneuvers. For further information call 403-405-5100 or taichiandco@gmail.com September 25 - November 25, 2017 (no class October 9, 2017) Mondays 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Gem of the West Museum Instructor: Lincoln Chew Cost: $75.00 Registration Deadline: September 18, 2017


Recreation & Culture Classes Fall 2017 Course registration opens September 1, 2017. To register please call 403-345-1324 or visit the Gem of the West Museum. (We accept debit, cash, cheque or MasterCard.)

Wine Glass Painting

Join Smudge Art Studio at Three g Eatery where we can eat some delish food, drink some yummy drinks and create a pair of beautiful hand-painted wine glasses. Each artist will receive two - 20 oz. wine glasses, all materials, superb instruction and clean up. All you have to do is come, create and enjoy. Watch for more details to be posted at smudgeart.ca under the Classes & Workshops page the beginning of September. Registration opens the beginning of September, you can register online or in-studio at 1254- 3rd Ave South. Tuesday, September 26, 2017 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Three G Eatery Cost: Contact Smudge directly Registration Deadline: September 19, 2017

Flower Arranging

Come learn some basics on floral design and floral care with Jayme from Blooming Willow. We will be making a beautiful, long lasting Christmas seasonal arrangement that you will be able to enjoy throughout the holidays. Fragrant winter greenery and seasonal blooms to get you into the spirit of the season. *Participants need to provide a pair of sturdy garden clippers and a sharp knife (a kitchen paring knife would work). Tuesday, November 28, 2017 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Gem of the West Museum Instructor: Jayme Oudshoorn Cost: $50.00 + GST Registration Deadline: November 21, 2017

Wood Sign Painting

Join Cariss from the Yellow Balloon for an evening of crafting as she guides you through how to make your very own wooden family name sign. All supplies needed will be provided. Bring a friend or two and spend the evening creating something beautiful for your home or as a holiday gift for your family or friends. Wednesday, November 22, 2017 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Gem of the West Museum Instructor: Cariss McCrank Cost: $50.00 + GST Registration Deadline: November 15, 2017


Recreation & Culture Classes Fall 2017 Course registration opens September 1, 2017. To register please call 403-345-1324 or visit the Gem of the West Museum. (We accept debit, cash, cheque or MasterCard.)

Dessert Series - Tiramisu, Crème Brulee, Cream Puffs

You asked for it, so here it is and just in time for the holiday season. Come join Angie for a three morning dessert spectacular. Learn the techniques to create three stunning and decadent desserts that your family and guests won’t soon forget. Please bring a container to take home your creations. Dates: November 25, December 2, December 9, 2017 10:00 a.m. -.12:00 p.m. Kate Andrews High School • Instructor: Angie Roelofs Cost: $75.00 + GST • Registration Deadline: November 17

Smoothie Bowls for Kids

Kids of all ages are welcome to join Angie as she teaches you how to make the perfect, fun healthy meal! Use your imagination by choosing from a selection of ingredients and then topping it off with unique seeds and fruit. Please bring your own container to bring your creation home. (Ages 6-96). Saturday, September 30, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Gem of the West Museum • Instructor: Angie Roelofs Cost: $25.00 + GST • Registration Deadline: September 22, 2017

Gnocchi Making

The humble potato is always a stand by, but why not create real comfort food that the family will ask for again and again. After this class, you will be able to make gnocchi like a real Italian grandmother. Sauce recipes will be included. Bring your own containers to take home your creations. Saturday, November 4, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Kate Andrews High School • Instructor: Angie Roelofs Cost: $25.00 + GST • Registration Deadline: October 27, 2017

Salads Re-visited - And the Quest Continues

Due to overwhelming success in the spring, salads re-visited will be offered again, however this time, kicked up a notch with new ingredients and new ways of getting your taste buds singing. Join Angie as she guides you along your quest to uncover new ways to enjoy salads. Please bring your own containers to bring home your creations. Saturday, October 21, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Kate Andrews High School • Instructor: Angie Roelofs Cost: $25.00 + GST • Registration Deadline: October 13, 2017


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Historical Talks & Travelogues Hosted at the Coaldale Library

Travelogues

Thursday at 7:30 p.m. • September 14 • October 12 • November 9 • December 7

Historical Talks

Thursday at 7:30 p.m. • September 21 • October 19 • November 23 • December 14

For more information please contact the Library at 403-345-1340.

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2017 Municipal Election Monday, October 16, 2017 Coaldale Community Centre

NEW this election: Electronic tabulators Speeding up the voting & counting process

Election Dates Nomination Day: Monday, September 18, 2017 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Town Office, Council Chambers Advance Voting: September 30, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. October 10 and 12 from 2 to 8 p.m. Coaldale Community Centre Accessible options for voters with disabilities who cannot negotiate a paper ballot available during Advance Voting including audio presentation, hand-held paddle device and a sip & puff device.

Election Day: Monday, October 16, 2017 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. • Coaldale Community Centre Institutional Voting: Polling station set up at the Sunny South Lodge for senior residents will be available October 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Incapacitated Voting: For electors who cannot make it to the polling station, due to physical illness or injury, incapacitated voting is available on request and scheduled during the hours of Advance Voting. Candidate Nomination packages are available for pick-up at the Town Office, 1920-17 Street. A new Notice of Intent form is required.


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Upcoming events . . . September 7: Trivia Night celebrating International Literacy Day at Coaldale Public Library 7:30 p.m. Snacks and lots of prizes. September 9: Saturday Family Movie Matinee at the Coaldale Public Library at 1:30 p.m. Admission is Free. September 13: Town of Coaldale Fall Community BBQ 5 to 8 p.m. at the HUB field. Free BBQ, join a volunteer organization and register for sports and recreation. September 14: Travelogue Series at 7:30 p.m. at the Coaldale Public Library. September 18: Nomination Day for Fall 2017 Municipal Election. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Coaldale Town Office. September 21: Historical Talk at 7:30 p.m. at the Coaldale Public Library. September 30: Advance voting for 2017 Municipal Election. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Coaldale Community Centre. October 10: Advance Voting for 2017 Municipal Election. 2 to 8 p.m. at Coaldale Community Centre. October 11: Fire Prevention Week Open House, Coaldale Fire Hall, 5 to 8 p.m. with BBQ and displays, Jaws of Life Demonstration at 7 p.m. October 12: Advance Voting for 2017 Municipal Election. 2 to 8 p.m. at Coaldale Community Centre. October 12: Travelogue Series at 7:30 p.m. at the Coaldale Public Library. October 13: Movie Night at the Museum with Rogue One - A Star Wars Story at 7 p.m. Gem of the West Museum. Toonie admission for Movie & Popcorn. October 14: Saturday Family Movie Matinee at the Coaldale Public Library at 1:30 p.m. Admission is Free. October 16: Election Day for 2017 Municipal Election. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Coaldale Community Centre. October 19: Historical Talk at 7:30 p.m. at the Coaldale Public Library.

October 21: Wine and Cheese Antique & Collectibles Auction at the Gem of the West Museum. Doors open 5:30 p.m. Live Auction 7 p.m. Tickets $20. Call 403-345-1300 ex 1223 or email gem@coaldale.ca November 4: Annual Craft and Hobby Show at the Gem of the West Museum in Coaldale 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission by donation. Contact Myrna 403-345-4521 for more info. November 9: Travelogue Series at 7:30 p.m. at the Coaldale Public Library. November 11: Join us for our Coaldale Remembrance Day Program at 10:30 a.m. at Jennie Emery Elementary School. Light refreshments to follow. November 18: Handmade for Christmas at the Coaldale Public Library. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vendors can register by calling the library. November 23: Historical Talk at 7:30 p.m. at the Coaldale Public Library. November 24: 19th Annual Country Christmas Night of Lights parade with bonfires, caroling, free hot chocolate, late night shopping and a visit from Santa. December 1: Annual Carol Fest at Coaldale’s Gem of the West Museum at 7 p.m. Admission by donation. Proceeds to support the preservation and display of Coaldale’s history. December 7: Travelogue Series at 7:30 p.m. at the Coaldale Public Library. December 9: Saturday Family Movie Matinee at the Coaldale Public Library at 1:30 p.m. Admission is Free. December 9: Christmas Skate 2017 from 12 to 3 p.m. at the Coaldale Sportsplex. Join Santa for lunch and skating. Please bring a donation to the Coaldale Food Bank. December 14: Historical Talk at 7:30 p.m. at the Coaldale Public Library.

Stay up to date on community events through our Community Calendar on our website at www.coaldale.ca


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AT THE MUSEUM Rogue One

A STAR WARS story Join us for Movie & Popcorn Friday, October 13 at 7 p.m. •

Gem of the West Museum •

Toonie Admission Rated PG-13


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Gem of the West Museum Society presents:

Wine & Cheese Auction Saturday, October 21, 2017 Gem of the West Museum Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Live auction at 7 p.m.

Tickets $20 and includes complimentary wine and hors d’oeurvres. Tickets available at the Museum.

Call 403-345-1300 ex.1223 for info or email gem@coaldale.ca


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Gem of the West Society’s Calling all artists, vendors & crafters. Space is limited, book your table now at $20/table.

Annual Craft & Hobby Show

Saturday, November 4 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission by Donation

For more information contact Myrna at 403-345-4521 or Gem of the West Museum Society at 403-345-1300 ex 1223

Everyone welcome Coaldale 2017 Remembrance Day Program

November 11, 2017 10:30 a.m. Jennie Emery Elementary School Light refreshments to follow ceremony March to the Cenotaph in Millennium Park following ceremony


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Coaldale Chamber of Commerce

17th Annual Country Christmas Night of Lights

Friday November 24 2017

This magical evening continues to grow, bringing the spirit of Christmas to Coaldale in a way that is unsurpassed. People of every age enjoy the kick-off Parade of Lights, hayrides, toasty bonfires, caroling, free hot chocolate, late night shopping, turkey dinners and candy bags for the children and a visit with Santa.

Office Manager: Dixie McCarley - Box 1117 - Ph: 403-345-2358 - info@coaldalechamber.com Coaldale, AB T1M 1M9 - Fax: 403-345-2339 - www.coaldalechamber.com

Coaldale &District Chamber of Commerce – Linking Business & Community

Gem of the West Museum Society’s 22nd Annual Carol Festival Friday, December 1, 2017 • 7 p.m. Admission by donation. Proceeds to support the preservation and display of Coaldale’s history.

Join us at the Gem of the West Museum


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Christmas Skate

• Skate with Santa • Lunch provided for a donation to Coaldale Food Bank

Save the date: December 9 12 to 3 p.m. Coaldale Sportsplex


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Recreation & Culture Programming Fall 2017 Registration is now open for our Fall Recreation & Culture Programming. To register please call 403-345-1324 Payments can be made at the Town Office weekdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Drop in at the Fall Community BBQ on September 13 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the HUB field and register in person. For more information visit: www.coaldale.ca

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Skating Schedule Winter 2017-2018 Monday 9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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Public Skating

2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Parent & Tot Skate

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Public Skating

Skating schedule subject to change due to special events and tournaments. Please follow us on Twitter @CoaldaleAB and on Facebook fb.com/CoaldaleAB for schedule updates.

Thank you to the Kinette Club of Coaldale for supporting public skating.

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Food Market Monday to Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Bakery Tuesday to Saturday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CoaldaleFoodmarketAndBakery @CoaldaleBakery 1903-20 Avenue Coaldale


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The living room of the community

Coaldale Public Library Small Wonders Rhymes, tickles, and fun for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and a caregiver. Date: Wednesdays starting September 27th—December 6th Time: 11-11:30 am This program is FREE, but please call to register.

Tween Club Students in Grade 4-7 are invited to the Library for games, movies, crafts, snacks, prizes and more.

Ph. : 403-345-1340

Time: 2:30-4:00 pm on the last Friday of the month.

Fax : 403-345-1342

August 25th September 29th October 27th November 24th

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This program is FREE but please call to register as space is limited.

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Adult Book Club Members of the Coaldale Adult Book Club read and discuss a variety of current & classic books. Meetings are held the last Monday of each month at 7pm in the McCain Gallery. New members are always welcome!

The Knit Wits

Visit Us Monday

11 am – 9 pm

Tuesday

11 am – 9 pm

Wednesday11 am – 9 pm Thursday

11 am – 9 pm

Friday

11 am – 5 pm

Saturday

11 am – 5 pm

Sundays & Holidays Closed

Thursday afternoons from 1:00pm—3:00pm will be dedicated to stitching and socializing. Program runs September 7th until November 30th, 2017 You bring the materials, we’ll supply the cozy fireplace & tea.


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Saturday Family Movie Matinees Every second Saturday of the month join us for a FREE family movie in the McCain Gallery starting at 1:30PM.   

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Feel free to bring your own snacks, drinks, pillow and friends! Snacks and drinks will be available while supplies last. (So arrive early!)

September 9th

October 14th

November No Movie

December 9th

Handmade for Christmas

Saturday, November 18th | 11am—4pm |FREE Admission Come support local artisans as you do your Christmas Shopping.    

Baking Crochet Jewellery Wood Working

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Knitting Books Decorations

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Blankets Cards Candies

Wood working

Interested in being a vendor? Watch for our Call to Vendors happening in early September!


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Curbside Composting coming to Coaldale The Town of Coaldale will be rolling out a third stream of waste collection in the Town’s curbside pick-up which already includes garbage and recycling. Plans are in place to bring curbside composting to the community in March 2018. The new green carts will be delivered to local residents in the month of February and will include a packet of information on the composting program including the pick-up schedule and information on what can go in the composting cart. In order to accommodate yard waste the new composting carts will be picked up weekly from March 5 to November 30, switching to bi-weekly pickup through the winter. The carts can be used for organic waste which includes: Fruits, Vegetables, Meat and Seafood, Dairy Products, Baked Goods, Pasta and more. Check our website at www. coaldale.ca for more info.

TIPP spreads tax payments over 12 months Applications for our TIPP (Tax installment Payment Plan) are being accepted now for the 2018 taxation year. Our TIPP program allows you to make monthly payments from January to December each year. This program is a great way to budget and a convenient and reliable way of ensuring that your tax bill is paid. The town does not charge any administrative fees or penalties provided that your monthly payments are made. If you are interested in enrolling in the program, application forms are available on our website at www.coaldale.ca or at the town office. Contact Kyley in our tax department at 403-345-1317 for more information.

E-billing - convenient billing option With E-Bill, residents can receive their bills in a timely manner rather than by traditional mail delivery. Sending bills electronically is also more environmentally responsible as it doesn’t generate any actual paper billing. Not only does E-Bill save time and reduce handling and mailing costs it also gives residents the convenience of being able to access their town bill anywhere they can access their email. Residents can also sign up for pre-authorized debit. You receive your bill at the beginning of the month and that amount is automatically taken out of your account on the last business day of the month. Included with the E-Bill is the Town’s monthly newsletter, Coaldale Connection. If you would like to sign up to receive an E-Bill, please call Taryn in utilities at 403-345-1318. The E-Bill agreement form is on the Town Website at www.coaldale.ca


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“If I had a million dollars!�

Town of Coaldale Council recently made a decision to dedicate $1,000,000 to a new recreational facility in our community. If it’s for the community, the ideas for this facility need to come from the community.

A recreation working group will be formed in September 2017, and will be made up of community representatives from many recreation user groups (ice users, field users, aquatics and others). There will also be a number of spots available for citizens-at-large. If you’re passionate about sport and recreation and interested in the future of Coaldale’s recreational facilities, then this might be an opportunity for you. User groups and individuals are asked to begin considering who they may wish to nominate to be placed on the recreation working group. The formal nomination process will be unveiled by the end of August, so please check the Town’s website, social media feeds and the Sunny South News for more details. Other stakeholders such as our schools and school-aged children, seniors, agencies such as Barons Eureka Warner FCSS, Lethbridge County and the province, will be also be engaged.

For more information please call 403-345-1304 or email planner@coaldale.ca

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Gem of the West Museum Society’s Arts & Culture Committee Keep an eye out for dates to the upcoming Fall events hosted by the Committee: • Drop-In Art Saturdays • Open Mic Night at the Gem of the West Museum • Art Walk through downtown Coaldale • Fall Art Show at the Gem of the West Museum

The Town of Coaldale Police Advisory Committee (PAC) is a committee established by the Council of the Town of Coaldale for the purpose of providing a forum to receive input from residents and stakeholders with respect to public safety matters, objectives and priorities in the community.

The role of the PAC:

CONTACT INFO: Email: PAC@coaldale.ca Call: 403-345-1336

• Represent community interests and concerns; • Assist in identifying local policing issues or emerging crime trends; • Provide community feedback to the detachment commander on policing and public safety matters; • Assist the detachment commander in prioritizing policing strategies and activities; • Assist in community outreach / crime prevention activities as appropriate; and • Be known in the community for citizens to approach to provide information and/or concerns

Mission: The underlying philosophy of the PAC is that “the police are the community and the community are the police.” It is Council’s intent that the PAC reflect the demographics of the community served by the RCMP.


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Snow Angels

Do you need a Snow Angel? Could you be a Snow Angel? With winter approaching there are Coaldale residents who could use a helping hand with snow removal. We have residents who face physical challenges when it comes to shoveling snow. We are looking for residents who would be willing to volunteer their time to help out their neighbours with snow removal. If you require assistance or if you can provide assistance please contact Community Services about our Snow Angels program.

Please email commserv@coaldale.ca or call 403-345-1324.

Sunny South Lodge 1112-20th Ave Coaldale

Sunny South Lodge Tea, Fashion Show & Craft Sale Saturday, November 18, 2017 2 to 4 p.m. • Cost $5.00

Door Prizes and Raffle, Fashions from MCC Thrift Store “Green Acres Foundation is the trusted and affordable choice for quality housing and services for seniors.”

Fifth Year in Coaldale! The leaders in Tae Kwon-Do Instruction for Men, Women and Children 5+ Instructor: Marena Krasowski 4th Degree Black Belt KickFit for Kids(5-6 years) Tuesdays 6:00-6:40 Kids 7-12 Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:45-7:45 Adults 13+ Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:45-8:45 Registration Sept. 5th, 6-7:30 classes start Sept. 7th 1101—22nd Ave., Coaldale (Jennie Emery Elementary School) 403-892-3483 www.martialartscanada.ca Lethbridge, Taber, Fort Macleod, Coaldale


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Barons-Eureka-Warner Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) & Parent Link Centre (serving Coaldale and Lethbridge County)

2107—13th Street, Coaldale, AB T1M 1C5 Phone: 403-405-4466

Strengthening families through: Parent Programs/ Parent Link Centre

Teen Programs

Counselling Programs

Seniors’ Wellness Programs

Baby and Me Community Activities Daddy and Me Developmental Check-ups Gross Motor Development Individual Parent Coaching Infant Massage Stay & Play Courses/Workshops Roots of Empathy Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) Information and Referrals Funding for the Parent Preschool Program

Between Friends -Intergenerational Program Brain Development Presentations Community Activities Counselling: Teen, Parents Mentoring Navigating the Teen Years School Presentations WhyTry? Information and Referrals

Counselling: Individual, Couples, Family Family Life Education Bringing Baby Home Getting the Best Out of Life Support Group Facilitation Information and Referrals

Between Friends -Intergenerational Program Better Choices, Better Health COMPASS (Caregiver Support) Information, Referrals & Support Special Needs Assistance Support Group Facilitation Volunteer Coordination Information and Referrals

Parenting & Family Coach: Maria Klassen: maria.klassen@bewfcss.ab.ca Cynthia Chisholm: cynthia.chisholm@bewfcss.ab.ca

Counsellor: Tanie Reid-Walker: tanie.reid-walker@bewfcss.ab.ca Amanda Lawrence: amanda.lawrence2013@gmail.com

Counsellor: Tanie Reid-Walker: tanie.reid-walker@bewfcss.ab.ca Lisa Vanden Dungen: lisa.vandendungen@bewfcss.ab.ca

Funding provided for the Family School Liaison Program

Funding for the Meals on Wheels Program

Seniors Wellness Coordinator: Kori Kuryvial: Kori.Kuryvial@ahs.ca

Check for current programs under Activity Calendars on our website www.bewfcss.ab.ca Programs are funded by provincial and municipal governments. Programs are at minimal or NO CHARGE!


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Minor Hockey

Pond Hockey

“Attention all kids born between 2009 - 2012 take advantage of the special Sidney Crosby First Time Hockey Player Discount!!”

Registration begins August 1st and runs thru September 15th Visit the Pond Hockey section of the Minor Hockey website for more details…….

For more information visit our new website at www.coaldaleminorhockey.com Or email cmharegistrar@gmail.com

CFSC has a skating program for everyone, whether your child has never skated before or has years of experience on the ice. Our PreCan and CanSkate Programs are the perfect place to learn the fundamental skills of skating!

Want to join us next year? Look for us at Coaldale’s Fall Mass Registration Night 2017 Wednesday, September 13th from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Kin Picnic Shelter We welcome all new and returning members to our 2017-18 Season! Programs to start October 2017:

PreCanskate (3-4 yr olds Learn to stand & skate) CanSkate (Learn to skate) CanPowerSkate (Hockey/Ringette skill based) StarSkate (Intro, Junior and Senior Figure Skating)

For more information about our club: Email us at- coaldalefigureskatingclub@gmail.com Find us on Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/coaldalefigureskatingclub Follow us on Twitter- @skatecoaldale


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2007 – 13 Street Phone: 403-345-4742 2007 – 13 Street Email: coaldalegraniteclub@shaw.ca Phone: 403-345-4742 Email: coaldalegraniteclub@shaw.ca

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Coaldale Copperheads Junior Hockey Fall 2017 Home Schedule

2017-2018 Training Camp “Tryouts”

Registration- Prefer players to register in advance via email. Forms can be located on our team web site at www.coaldalecopperheads.com or final registration times as follows: 1. Wed. Sept. 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. ( Lethbridge Sport Chek) 2. Sept. 7 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. ( Coaldale Arena Lobby) Guaranteed Three Ice Sessions as follows all at the Coaldale “Snake Pit” Arena 1) Thurs. Sept.7 @ 7:00 - 9:45 pm 2) Sat. Sept. 9 @ 3:00 - 6:00 pm 3) Sun. Sept 10 @ 3:00 - 6:00 pm Cost is $125.00 including a camp jersey

For more info call 403-393-3129

HOME OPENER: Sept. 23 8:30 p.m. vs. High River Flyers Games start at 8:30 p.m. unless noted. Sept. 30 vs Mountainview Colts Oct. 7 vs Settler Lightning Oct. 8 vs Blackfalds at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 9 vs Medicine Hat at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 7-9: Thanksgiving weekend, taking donations for local food bank Oct. 14 vs Ponoka Stampeders

Oct. 21 vs Cochrane Generals 2 for 1 student admission Oct. 28 vs Cochrane Generals Cancer Bake Sale Fundraiser Nov. 4 vs Red Deer Vipers Nov. 11 vs Medicine Hat Cubs Nov. 18 vs Okotoks Bisons Nov. 19 vs Three Hills at 6 p.m. Nov. 25 vs Airdrie Thunder

All games to be held at the Coaldale “Snake Pit” Arena Season tickets available in advance by calling 403-393-3129 Advertising in the arena is currently available. To view our advertising levels please visit our web site: www.coaldalecopperheads.com Check out our league site at www.heritagejunior.com

See you at the Snake Pit!

Kinette Club of Coaldale wants YOU! The Kinette Club of Coaldale is a local women’s service group whose members volunteer their time and effort to better the community of Coaldale. They are a fun and welcoming group of women who enjoy giving back as well as building new friendships and connections within the community. The KIN moto is “Serving the Community’s Greatest Need”. The Kinette Club serves the community of Coaldale throughout the year at events such as Community Fest and Demo Derby, and with projects like the new Garden Grove playground. The club welcomes your ideas for new projects to support. The Kinettes meet the second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. from September to June and welcome anyone to stop in to a meeting or lend a hand at any Kinette event. If you’re looking for a way to help support your community, Kinettes is a very flexible group with opportunities that work around your schedule. For meeting dates and additional information email coaldale.kinettes@gmail.com or call/text club president Angela Rosenau at 403-330-9485.

One of the most recent large scale projects undertaken by the Coaldale Kinettes and community volunteers was the building of a new playground in Garden Grove.


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Fall registration for Girl Guides in Coaldale

Online: www.girlguides.ca or call 403-328-0733

Girls are welcome to join at any time during the year Sparks – Ages 5-6 Meets: Monday nights Coaldale United Church, 6-7 p.m. Leader: To be Filled Brownies – Ages 7-8 Meets: Monday nights Coaldale United Church, 6-7:30 p.m. Leaders: Cindy Tanghe 403-634-9121 & Peyton deWit

Guides – Ages 9-11 Meets: Monday nights at Anglican Church, 6-7:30 p.m. Leaders: Angie Fehr 403-393-0024 & Erin Leishman

Activities, fees, eligibility: All units follow a prescribed, age-appropriate program that includes badge work, games and songs, crafts, service work, camping and outings, skills development and personal development. Guiding is open to girls of any faith or cultural background, and no special skills or talents are required. We do accept girls with special needs, and funding is available to families who have a financial need. Registration starts in September (and girls are encouraged to enrol at that time), but girls may join at any time throughout the year. Please Note: No Guiding in July or August. Fees range between $100-$130 per year in Coaldale, with camp trips and special outings extra. Some activities

Pathfinders – Ages 12-14 Meets: Monday nights at Coaldale United Church 7-9 p.m. Leader: Zyna Taylor 403-393-2163 Rangers – Ages 15-17 Meets: Monday nights at Coaldale United Church 7-9 p.m. Leader: Zyna Taylor 403-393-2163

may be paid for through fundraising. Girls are also asked to purchase a uniform (used ones sometimes available) and program book. Leaders: We are always looking for good people to join us and welcome any questions or inquiries. There is no experience required to be a leader and you don’t have to have been in Guiding as a girl. For more information about the local Guiding programs please call Cindy Tanghe at 403-634-9121 or email her at copperdude_94@hotmail. com or contact Zyna Taylor at 403-345-5683 or email saudialberta@yahoo.com For more information on the Girl Guides of Canada go to www.girlguides.ca or for the local units go to www. facebook.com/CoaldaleGuiding

Sunny South Speakers Toastmasters meets every Wednesday evening, 6:50 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. in the McCain Gallery at the Coaldale Public Library.

“Everyone Welcome” Contact Elizabeth 403-892-0572 or Daryl Tonin 403-332-0042 Visit our website at http://8135.toastmastersclubs.org


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Project:

Our Story of Service

Town of Coaldale’s Community Services is looking to collect stories and photographs of local residents who have served with the Canadian military. Family members are encouraged to share the stories of their family members with our staff.

Sgt. Steve Slemko, 29 Canadian Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment (S Alta R)

Cindy Hoffman, Town of Coaldale Community Services Manager is passionate about learning the stories of Coaldale and Area Veterans who have fought to protect our freedom and she is hoping to share these stories with the community. 156 Coaldale and Area Veteran names have been identified so far, but to date, only two stories are complete, with photographs and narrative. Her hope and goal is to collect the stories and pictures of all 156 Veterans and put together an ever evolving Tribute to our Heroes which will be shared with the community at the annual Remembrance Day Service and other significant dates throughout the year. The goal is to create a permanent location to display and honour the stories of those who have served. She is looking for help to tell the stories of our Coaldale Veterans. If you are a Veteran or a family member who is willing to share photographs and stories of your loved ones please contact Cindy at 403-345-1324, email commserv@coaldale.ca or visit her at The Gem of the West Museum. Time is passing and memories are being left behind. Our Veterans are too important to forget. Please share your stories with the community so that we may remember and honour their sacrifice.

Our Mission

Fun programs that we offer:  Building with Dad Nights  Family Breakfasts  Pop Up Gyms  Loose Parts Play

The Early Childhood Coalition Alberta, Lethbridge County is committed to working to heighten community awareness of the importance of the early years and to advocate for mobilization of communities and families to support the developmental needs of young children and their families.

We are proud to serve the following areas: Coaldale Coalhurst Picture Butte Nobleford Barons Shaughnessy Iron Springs Turin

For more information on what programs and services are being offered please contact Cynthia Chisholm at 403-405-4466 or Cynthia.chisholm12@gmail.com. We are on Twitter and Facebook. Early Years Connections Lethbridge County Coalition

Twitter: Follow us @EYCLethcounty


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Promoting community involvement The Coaldale Community Wellness Association advocates, acts as a catalyst and raises funds to provide funding in the areas of : • building community capacity • health and wellness • leadership and innovation • children, youth, families and seniors All of this is undertaken with a view to improving the quality of life for residents in the community. Grants are provided to not-for-profit organizations who have demonstrated fiscal responsibility and the capacity to manage initiatives effectively. Since 2007 the Association has provided over $580,000 in grants to organizations which provide programs and services to our community. The Association has partnered with other community organization on such projects as the upgrades to the Sportsplex, the Spray Park, playgrounds and Quads. We have also provided funding for band instruments for our local schools, chairs for the Gem of the West Museum, a pulse meter for emergency services and physiotherapy equipment for the local health centre in addition to numerous other worthwhile community projects. For more information on the Coaldale Community Wellness Association email info@coaldalewellness.com or visit our website at www.coaldalewellness.com


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Coaldale Senior Citizen Centre

For additional information please contact one of the following:

Brian Brown 345-4624 Linday Fraser 345-4225 Eileen Schmidt 405-2410 Myrna Moulton 345-4521

Residents of Coaldale and area, 55 and older are encouraged to join the Coaldale Senior Citizen’s organization. On a weekly basis the Centre is open Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Games afternoons are as follows: Monday: Canasta; Tuesdays: dominoes, cribbage and canasta and pool; Thursday afternoon Bingo with cards sold until 1:25 Bingo starts at 1:30 until 3:00 pm with several prizes, there are also pool games. Thursday evening doors open to the public at 6:30 p.m. for our weekly cribbage tournament. Registration until 7:10 p.m. with play commencing at 7:15 p.m. Coffee and snacks are usually available. Other weekday afternoons the centre is open for pool or games. The second Thursday of every month we host a cooked or catered luncheon with a guest speaker of common interest or musical entertainment. Any senior wishing to join us is invited. We require payment in advance to assist us with ordering and preparing the correct amount of food. Any seniors are welcome to come to the Center at 1806 20th Ave for an orientation and enjoy our social activities and camaraderie.

Town of Coaldale’s Request for Service available online

If you are looking to request any services, file complaints, provides letters of praise, letters of concern or raise issues with Town of Coaldale staff or members of council you are encouraged to fill out our online request for service.

Visit our website at www.coaldale.ca and click on “Request for Service” under the Services tab on our website’s front page. You can then click on the Request for Service site and click on Register in the top right side of the screen. Once you have created an account and filled in your information you can submit your request. Once your account is established you do not need to register again. You can simply return to our site and enter your email and password to fill in additional requests.


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Snow removal season upon us “Please give Town crews room to work safely. If possible avoid streets where snow plowing and snow removal are taking place, obey warning signs and stay clear of equipment.” With Winter 2017-18 around the corner residents are reminded of both their responsibility for snow removal and the Town of Coaldale’s priorities and procedures when it comes to snow removal. Property owners are responsible for removing snow within 24 hours after it falls. When removing snow, do not place it on the roadway as it can block drainage and create icy conditions as the snow melts. Instead, shovel snow onto your lawn and landscaped areas, which will benefit grass and foliage in the spring. The Town’s Community Peace Officers will be calling on residents who do not comply with the snow removal policy. A notice may be issued to property owners to remove snow or ice and if it is not dealt with the Town can have it removed at the owner’s expense. A ticket can also be issued for not following the bylaw requiring snow to be removed. Snow Plowing: By bylaw the Town has approved prioritized routes for snow removal when 10 cm or 4 inches of snow has accumulated on the town streets. First priority is always given to emergency access to allow emergency vehicles to and from all areas of town. Second priority is school accesses, followed by the Industrial Park roads, arterial and collector roads. The final two priorities are drainage routes and local roadways. Please refer to the Map of Snow Routes on Page 34 for the priority route designations for snow removal. The initial priority will be to provide access through plowing to the centre or side of the street as is applicable so as not to block emergency access, drainage, driveways, intersections, etc. Where the snow would block emergency vehicle access, it will be removed as soon as practical. Snow is plowed into windrows in the centre of the road except where the road is adjacent to a park or open space, when it will be plowed to the side of the road. Once plowing is completed, intersections will be cleared of windrows as soon as practically possible. Snow plowing on 20th Street/Highway 845 is a jointly held responsibility between the Town and the Provincial Government’s maintenance contractor. The Town is responsible for plowing the parking lanes. “Please observe snow route signs and be aware of where parking is prohibited when these routes are activated.” Alleys will be done as time permits. Please put garbage and recycling bins back on your property on days when you don’t have pick-up. Snow Removal: The removal of plowed snow will commence as soon as practically possible once snow plowing priorities have been completed. Snow removal will concentrate first on priority routes followed by drainage routes. In the case of warm weather conditions priority may be given to designated drainage streets. Sanding: The priority for sanding, when streets become slippery due to ice or packed snow, begins with 20th Avenue and downtown intersections, all intersections accessing highways 3 and 845 and school intersections.


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Our Facilities The Town of Coaldale has a host of facilities to meet all your meeting, celebrating and activity needs. In addition to the Sportsplex ice arena, the swimming pool and the Quads sports fields the Town has several other facilities available for rental. The Community Centre is a 2,000 square foot building ideally located on mainstreet and a great place to host a meeting, workshop, bridal or wedding shower. It can accommodate 200 people with chairs and tables provided. There is a separate bar, full kitchen, parking and the facility is wheelchair accessible. Looking for a unique location for a meeting, workshop, shower, wedding reception, family reunion or a company party? The Gem of the West Museum not only provides visitors with a look back at the history of Coaldale and area but also provides a unique setting for community and private events. With 15,000 square feet and a grand piano on site, there is no end to the possible rental configurations that can be accommodated. The facility is wheelchair accessible and provides enough space to accommodate a bar set up and table seating or row seating. The upper level can accommodate 169 to 189 people seated at tables or 269 to 300 in row seating. The lower level has room for 170 seats in row seating. The HUB is a multi-use recreational and social programming facility and serves a broad range of needs in Coaldale. It is home to the local oďŹƒce of Barons-Eureka-Warner Family and Community Support Services and hosts the Coaldale Parent Link Centre. The Community Space and the EOC Meeting Room are both available for rentals. The EOC is 30 x 27 feet in dimension and features a board room table, five small tables and chairs. A projection screen, coee maker and kettle are also included in the room. The Community space is 30 x 70 feet and is ideal for fitness classes, business training sessions, workshops and meetings. The space can also be used by recreational groups such as martial arts, gymnastics, badminton and hockey, for dryland training. Tables and chairs are available. For rates and booking information please visit the Town Office. All bookings and payments are done at the Town Office, 1920-17 Street, 403-345-1300


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