SUMMER 2014 Program & Event Guide New Sarepta Recreation Area
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SERVICES Zion Evangelical Missionary Church Sunday School for ALL ages - 9:45am Sunday morning service - 11am Pastor Mitch Wilfley 780-941-3923
St. John’s Lutheran Church
Sunday morning service - 10:30am 5001 Centre Street 780-941-3773
ZION E.M. CHURCH DATES Wednesday Prayer Nights 7:00pm Come to pray or be prayed for. Everyone welcome! Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction Saturday, May 31st 8:00-10:00am and 12:00-3:00pm New Sarepta Agriplex Support our Zion Church Youth by bidding on thousands of $ in donated items. Sunday, June 29th Telegraph Park Food, games, and a ton of fun. Contact Zion for more details. Everyone welcome! Watch for our VBS Camp dates, coming soon!
ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH DATES Cemetery Service with Communion Sunday, June 29th 10:30am St. John’s Lutheran Church Lunch to follow. Please call for more details. Flower Sunday Service Sunday, July 20th 10:30am
FARMER’S DAY BBQ Friday, June 6th Rollyview Hall 7:00pm
NEW SAREPTA AGRIPLEX GRAND OPENING Saturday, June 7th
Cocktails 5:30pm, Dinner 7:00pm, Dance 9:00pm $50/person Contact Shelley 780-941-3730 or Craig 780-915-0187 Danny Hooper is a successful recording artist, comedian, professional speaker and fundraising auctioneer who presents a dynamic show you won’t soon forget! If you love unforgettable entertainment, don’t miss this top country showman in action!
RIVER DAY Saturday, June 14th Voyager Park (Devon River Valley) 10:30am-2:30pm Contact 780-987-8300 Enjoy a day in the Devon river valley, where children can get their faces painted, play in a bouncy tent, and other activities.
LOOMA PANCAKE BREAKFAST Saturday, June 21st Looma Hall 8:30-11:00am $5 per person (Children under 5 are free!) Contact Barb 780-463-3092 This pancake breakfast has been brought to you by the Looma Good Deed Association. Memberships are available for $2.
LIBRARY SUMMER READING PROGRAM Thursday, June 26th - Saturday, August 16th Drop-in anytime the library is open New Sarepta Public Library All ages Contact Willow at 780-975-7513 Come to the library for EUREKA! Our summer reading program that celebrates innovation and invention. The first 50 registrants get a bag or T-shirt and the prize at the end is to print out your finished project on our new 3D printer!
PARKS DAY AT WIZARD LAKE Saturday, July 19th 1:00 – 3:00 PM Wizard Lake Day-Use Area Contact Riley McCaig at 780-955-3555 ext. 3268 Wizard Lake is one of the most beautiful spots in Leduc County and will be showcased at this year’s Parks Day, which will feature face painting, a bouncy tent, relay races and nature awareness activities.
NEW SAREPTA PARTY IN THE PARK Saturday, August 9th 1:00 – 4:00 PM Yardley Jones Park Contact Riley McCaig at 780 955 355 ext 3268 Join us for an afternoon with a BBQ, face painting, music, and more. This is a free and fun event open to all ages.
COMMUNITY AWARENESS EVENING Wednesday, September 10th 7:30pm New Sarepta Elementary School The Community Awareness evening will be held in conjunction with Meet the Teacher Night in the Gym after the assembly concludes.
“ROMP” AT THE LIBRARY Saturdays @ 11:00am Children ages 0 - 6 and their caregivers New Sarepta Public Library (Inside New Sarepta Community High School) Contact Willow 780-975-7513 This casual weekly program is a great opportunity for busy families to spend some time getting to know each other, their community, and their library! Come join us for a different experience every week.
COW BUS Monday, August 11th from 10am-12pm and 1-3pm New Sarepta Public Library Contact Lucille 780-941-2382 The COW Bus is coming to New Sarepta! This “Holstein on Wheels” is a friendly space for parents and young children, 0-6 years, to learn and explore fun new ways to add literacy activities into their daily lives. Parent Link and Leduc County Parks and Recreation will also be on hand providing fun activities and face painting!
NEW SAREPTA PLAYSCHOOL September - June Mornings or Afternoons Ages 3 and 4 New Sarepta Agriplex (Upstairs) Fees: $80.00 per month Registration date for 2014-2015 TBA www.newsareptaplaychool.ca Contact Michelle Spence 780-984-2872 New Sarepta Playschool provides young children with the opportunity to socialize with children their own age in a group setting. Our learning through play philosophy allows each child to develop and mature socially, physically, intellectually, emotionally and creatively through quality programming and hands-on experiences.
STORYTIME AT THE PUBLIC LIBRARY Mondays @ 2:00pm Contact Willow 780-975-7513 for more information Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more as you help your child build early literacy skills and a love of reading. These programs are parented and drop-in, no need to register!
PARENT LINK STAY N’ PLAY Every Wednesday from 9:30am - 12:00pm Ages 0 - 6 New Sarepta Community Services Building Contact Darlene 780-979-2388 This Stay’ n’ Play program has an unstructured free play component at the beginning of the morning followed by a 30-45 minute structured activity/ circle time. Themes may include music, messy art time, sensory play and more.
SUMMER READING PROGRAM Thursday, June 26th - Saturday, August 16th Drop-in anytime the library is open Children 0-6 We have a special reading program just for preschool children this summer! This registered program is geared specifically for children who are not yet reading independently. Register at the library on June 3rd or find out more at our program launch on June 26th!
Want to know more about the New Sarepta Mom and Tots group, or the New Sarepta Family Enrichment Association? Visit https://www.facebook.com/NSFEA Or call Jillian at 780-916-4325
MOVIE NIGHT AT THE PUBLIC LIBRARY Tuesday nights - 7:00pm - 9:00pm June 17th “Frozen” (Rated G) July 22nd “Bears (Disney Nature)” (Rated G) August 19th “Muppets Most Wanted” (Rated PG) September 16th “Heaven is For Real” (Rated PG) FREE admission! (snacks available for purchase) Bring your parents and your friends and come watch some great movies this summer!
NEW SAREPTA MUNCHKINS CAMP Wednesday, July 2nd – Friday, July 4th 12:00 - 3:00 PM New Sarepta Agriplex Ages: 4 – 7 $30.00 Registration Deadline June 25th Contact Nicole Harrish 780-955-3555 ext 3263 The Munchkins Camp program is a great opportunity to help young children become accustomed to a social environment. Through crafts, games, and music, children will have the opportunity to meet new friends in a positive atmosphere. Each day will feature a theme that all munchkins are sure to enjoy.
BOYS WILDERNESS ADVENTURE Wednesday, July 2nd – Friday, July 4th Drop off at 6:00 PM July 2nd and pick up at 10:00 AM July 4th Sunnybrook Creek Park Campground Group Campsite (8km west of Thorsby) Ages 8 – 15 $45.00 Registration Deadline June 25th Contact Nicole Sagen at 780-955-3555 ext. 3262 This overnight wilderness adventure will test your outdoor skills. All meals will be provided. This sleep over camp is weather dependant.
BUS TO SWIM Tuesday - Friday, July 8th - 11th and 15th - 18th 2:00 - 3:00pm (Not including travel time) Ages 6 to 17 $85.00 Beaumont S&D Aquatic Fit Centre Bus schedule will be announced one week prior to program start date *Pick up points: New Sarepta High School, Rolly View Hall Contact Nicole Harrish 780-955-3555 ext. 3263 Participants will need to bring their own lunch/snacks on all days except for the last class. Report cards are required to complete registration. If they have misplaced them or are new, Leduc County staff will place them in an appropriate class on the first day of lessons. Register early as space is limited.
NEW SAREPTA SPORTS CAMP Monday, July 21st – Thursday, July 24th *Includes a special trip to Sylvan Lake Wild Rapids 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. (12:00P.M. New Sarepta Agriplex Ages 7 – 15 Cost: $85.00 (Participants that do not wish to attend the day trip to Wild Rapids on July 23rd can still attend the other three days of Sports Camp for a cost of $45.00) Registration Deadline July 14th Contact Nicole Sagen 780-955-3555 ext. 3262 Get ready for school sports with our high-energy camp. Each day focuses on a different sport, coupled with crafts and games. Participants will enjoy a special trip to Wild Rapids Waterslide Park on July 23rd.
Look for our community bulletin board coming soon outside the New Sarepta Market!
WILD RAPIDS DAY TRIP Wednesday, July 23rd 12:00 – 5:00 PM (Pick up and drop off times will be announced once registration numbers are confirmed) Wild Rapids Waterslide Park (Sylvan Lake) Ages 7 – 15 Cost: $50.00 Contact Nicole Sagen 780-955-3555 ext. 3262 Join us for a fantastic day soaking up the sun and splashing around. Trip includes transportation, admission, lunch and snacks. Registration deadline - July 16th.
NEW SAREPTA COOKING CAMP Monday, July 28th – Thursday, July 31st 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM New Sarepta Agriplex Ages 7 – 15 $75.00 Registration Deadline Monday, July 21st Contact Nicole Harrish at 780-955-3555 ext. 3263 Join us for a week of cooking up delicious meals and snacks. Our cooking camp will provide children with an opportunity to learn new skills while making new friends. Children will be able to try out at least two new recipes each day of camp.
B.O.P. – A Girls’ Sleepover Tuesday, August 12th – Wednesday, August 13th Drop off August 12th at 2:00 P.M., Pick up August 13th at 11:00 A.M. Thorsby Community Hall Ages: 12 – 16 $30.00 Registration Deadline Tuesday, August 5th Contact Nicole Sagen at 780-955-3555 ext. 3262 “Building Our Potential” Girls of the county unite! This overnight camp will focus on empowerment and selfregard. Participants can look forward to a photo booth, yoga lessons, crafts, games, a pizza party, and a movie night. Meals and snacks are provided.
EXTREME ADVENTURE Tuesday, August 5th – Friday, August 8th 9am drop off (Aug. 5th), 3pm pick up (Aug. 8th) at Leduc County Centre Long Lake Centre (Athabasca) Ages 12 – 17 Cost $150* Registration Deadline Tuesday, July 22nd Contact Nicole Sagen at 780-955-3555 ext. 3262 If you are between the ages of 12 and 17 and want to become a leader in your school or community, Extreme Adventure is the camp for you! Canoeing, kayaking, an island campout, team building, and leadership workshops are just a few of the adventures that we will explore this year. Our adventure activities will be guided by staff at the Long Lake Centre near Athabasca, Alberta who are dedicated to providing high quality and safe programs. After the event, participants will have the opportunity to give back to their communities through volunteer opportunities at Leduc County’s various community events. *Corporate sponsors have supported each participant with a $275 donation, thereby reducing the cost.
SPY KIDS MINI DAY CAMP Monday, August 18th – Tuesday, August 19th 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM New Sarepta Agriplex Ages: 7 – 15 Cost: $30.00 Registration Deadline Monday, August 11th Contact Nicole Sagen at 780 955 3555 ext. 3262 This two-day camp will give you a taste of what it’s like to be a real life spy. Solve an ongoing mystery, crack puzzling codes, and work on your stealthy spy moves. This camp will be jam-packed with adventure!
EDMONTON FRINGE FESTIVAL DAY TRIP Friday, August 15th 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Old Strathcona Ages: 7 – 15 $30.00 Registration Deadline: August 8th Contact Nicole Harrish at 780 955 3555 ext 3263 Experience Edmonton’s fine arts culture on this day trip to the Fringe. The trip includes admission to one play as well as a variety of street performances. Participants will need to bring a bagged lunch, as we will be having a picnic in the area. Pick up and drop off location/times are dependent on registration and will be announced one week prior. This trip is weather dependant.
BLACK GOLD RIVER TOUR Monday, August 25th 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM Devon Voyageur Park Ages 10 – 17 $60.00 Registration Deadline Monday, August 18th Contact Nicole Sagen at 780 955 3555 ext. 3262 Experience an unforgettable journey on the beautiful North Saskatchewan River. Participants will enjoy four hours of fun on the river as we boat, swim and play. A campfire lunch on the island will be provided.
If you have any programming ideas please contact Donna Gill at 780-913-0032 or Riley McCaig at 780-955-3555 ext. 3268
LATIN DANCE NIGHT Saturday, May 31st Looma Hall 7:00pm Cocktails 7:30pm Latin dance lessons 9:00pm Dance with Light lunch provided later $12 per person for the evening Contact Cindy 780-929-6782 Latin Night: Lessons and Dance, is brought to you by the Looma Good Deed Association. Memberships are available for $2.
BOOK CLUB Last Tuesday of the month from 7 - 9pm New Sarepta Public Library (Inside New Sarepta Community High School) Contact New Sarepta Public Library 780-975-7513 Give us a call if you would like to join, and we’ll start ordering books for you. It’s like a book-of-the-month club, but FREE!
WOMEN’S PAVILION Saturday, October 4th New Sarepta Agriplex $20 per ticket Contact Lucille 780-941-2382 Leduc County FCSS – New Sarepta Office, New Sarepta Library, Zion Church, St. John’s Lutheran Church and Leduc County Parks and Recreation will be hosting our 3rd Annual Women’s Pavilion this Fall. Tickets price includes snacks, lunch, amazing sessions, door prizes and more! Ticket sales start August 2014. Space is limited, so purchase your ticket early! We are also looking for monetary or inkind donations and invite retailers and registrants to provide attendees with product demonstrations, information, samples, freebies and draw items.
CLASSIC DATE NIGHT Monday, June 16th Earls and Cineplex South Common Dinner: 4:30-6pm Movie: 7-9pm $30.00 per person Contact Nicole Harrish at 780 955 3555 ext 3263 Come out and enjoy a classic date night including dinner and a movie. Transportation will be provided. Registration deadline is June 9th.
UKRANIAN VILLAGE MUSIC FESTIVAL Sunday, August 24th 8:00 AM â€“ 6:00 PM Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village Adult Only $20.00 Registration Deadline August 18th Contact Nicole Sagen at 780 955 3555 ext. 3262 Come to the Ukrainian Village for a day filled with traditional and contemporary music. You can take a tour on a wagon ride or shop at the Village Market. This adult-only trip is sure to be memorable! Transportation is provided. Pick up/ drop off times and locations are dependent on registration and will be announced one week prior to the day trip. Also, please contact Nicole about mobility concerns.
Come out to the New Sarepta Agriplex and check out all it has to offer! We have something to offer all ages! 780-941-3730
SENIORS’ APPRECIATION LUNCHEON Wednesday June 4th Lunch served @ 11:45am New Sarepta Agriplex Contact Lucille 780-941-2382 The New Sarepta FCSS Office is hosting a Senior’s Appreciation Luncheon. Please RSVP to Lucille by Thursday, May 29th. Or call for more information.
SUMMER EVENTS May 31 - Parade ride, followed by Agriplex tours and membership signup June 16 - Casino in Camrose by bus June 20 - Trip to Edmonton shopping centre July 25 - All-day trip to empty town near Alder Flats August 25 - 7:00 regular meeting in centre September (TBA) Potluck in Big Knife Provincial Park September 27 - Thanksgiving dinner Contact Audrey 780-941-2250 (New Sarepta Golden Pioneers)
TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOPS Saturdays 1:00pm - 2:00pm New Sarepta Public Library Contact: Willow 780-975-7513 Bring your laptop, e-book reader, iPhone or whatever you would like help with. Laptops are also available for use. If you like, you can even learn how to use our new 3D printer!
16 CONTACT US Leduc County Community Development (Riley)
Leduc County (Nicole Harrish)
Leduc County (Nicole Sagen)
**Leduc County FCSS (Lucille)
Looma Hall (Barb)
Looma Hall (Cindy)
New Sarepta Agricultural Society (Agriplex)
New Sarepta Golden Pioneers (Audrey after 5pm)
New Sarepta Playschool (Michelle)
New Sarepta Public Library (Willow)
New Sarepta Recreation Coordinator (Donna)
Parent Link (Darlene)
St. Johnâ€™s Lutheran Church
*For changes, updates, or new information - please call 780-975-7513 **The New Sarepta FCSS Office will be moving to the Agriplex on June 19th. During this transition there may be telephone or internet disruption. Please contact Sara at 780-955-6424 during this time. FCSS will also be closed for the summer until Tuesday, September 2nd.