March 2023 Vulcan County Family Resources

Hello Everyone,

I hope you find some great ways to connect from the list below. Please share the information with family, friends and clients by email, printing posters or sharing by word of mouth.

March is Nutrition Month. Check out great tips from the Public Health Dieticians of the Calgary Zone. Getting nutritious foods helps our physical health and our mental health so each little step to incorporate nutritious choices into our lifestyle helps us live a quality life. The Nutrition Month Calendar can be accessed at:
(See attached poster – Tips to spend less money on Food)

Follow the link to a Healthy Grocery List:
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Coming Events

March 2 – Sew-a-Thon for Quilters

March 3 – Movie Night Champion Despicable Me (See attached poster)

March 4 – Vulcan Legion Meat Draw and Entertainment

March 5 – Good Luck Supper and Auction – Fundraiser for the Champion Kindergarten

March 7 & 8 – Volunteer Income Tax Clinic – Free tax filing for Low Income Albertans at FCSS Call 403-485-2192 to book your appointment.

March 7 – Brain Health in Seniors Lomond Seniors Centre (See attached poster)

March 7 – Brain Health in Seniors Vulcan Seniors Centre (See attached poster)

March 8 – Brain Health in Seniors Arrowwood Museum (See attached poster)

March 8 – Dr. Bruce Perry Presentation for Parents and Child Care Workers

March 8 – NEW Lethbridge College Regional Stewardship Program will be in Vulcan – Discover learner pathways for adult learners to start or transition to a new career, • Learn about all our programs, • Explore online and highly flexible opportunities that allow you to learn where you live. On site to answer your questions. More dates in April-June (See attached poster)
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March 9 – Career Expo Okotoks. (See attached poster)

March 9 – 6:30pm at the Carmangay Library – Literary Society – get together and to talk about what we’ve been reading, watching, cooking, anything!

March 10 – Milo Junior Curling Clinic (See attached poster)

March 10 – Skating Carnival (See attached poster) Community Welcome!

Mar. 11 – Community Breakfast Carmangay 9-10:30 Community Centre (Date change, normally the first Saturday of the month)

March 10 &11 – Milo 24Hour Funspiel

March 13 or 20 – Fear-Less Workshop for Parents – Helping your Child with fears and anxiety. (See attached poster)

March 14 – April 4 – Bedtimes Stories. Snuggle up with your little ones while we read the story online. We provide the books!

March 14- 6:00 Carmangay – Location TBD – Fairy/Gnome Houses – create your own mini garden you can take home withy you! Cost is $5 and comes with everything you need. Contact the Library.

March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Carmangay

March 17 -St. Patrick’s Day jam session at the Carmangay hall, after the parade, music doesn’t have to be Irish!! If you would like to take part in this, text Marilyn 403 892 0367. The more the merrier!

March 17 -After the St. Patrick’s Day Parade at the Library – games & activities for all ages! Stop by for some cupcakes and join in on the fun.

March 17 – We’re thrilled to announce the second annual Vulcan County Moonwalk, a community walk to bring better health and wellness to our families, friends, and neighbours. (See attached poster)

Beginning a bit earlier, at 7:00 pm, to accommodate our young families. The walks will happen in Carmangay, Champion, Lomond, Milo, Arrowwood and Vulcan.

Learn more and register here:

March 24 – Kids Kingdom – Family Service, Dinner, Games – Church of Christ. All are welcome. (See attached poster)
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March 24 – 5:00 PM at the Carmangay Library – Game Night – We will be playing Catan but all of our games will be available. Snack too, there will be snacks!

March 30 – 6:00 PM online via Zoom – Carbonara cooking class – Pre-registration required. $5/portion

April 1 – Comedy and Magic Champion (See attached poster)

April 1 & 2 – Firearms Safety Course (See attached poster)

April 4 & 5 – Volunteer Income Tax Clinic – Free tax filing for Low Income Albertans at FCSS Call 403-485-2192 to book your appointment.

April 15 – Teen Dance – Information coming next month. Tell your teens to mark their calendar.

April 20 – May 25 – Alphabet Soup – Together parents and children enjoy food, songs and books. (See attached poster)

May 5 – Spring Market Vulcan (See attached poster)

Fraud Prevention: Scams and Secure Digital Services March 8 | 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Join us for an informative virtual chat with the Canada Revenue Agency, where an Outreach officer from the Canada Revenue Agency will answer questions about fraud prevention, current scams and digital services. REGISTER HERE

Family Literacy Programs for March and April – Rainbow Literacy and Learning Society (See attached posters pg. 1 & 2)

March Family Programs – Greater Foothills Family Centre (See attached posters pg. 1 & 2)

Family Fun Night – 3rd Thursday of the month – Get-A-Way youth Centre Vulcan – Supper Included 6-9pm 403-485-6033

Looking for Volunteers for SeniorConnex (See attached poster)

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Playgroup – Arrowwood Hall 10 am

Coffee Time: Lomond 9am at the Drop-In

Crafty Creations – Milo Library. Let’s get crafty with something new each week in March. This class is suited for 2 –6 year olds. Call Greater Foothills Family Centre to register 1-877-652-8633.

Stay and Play – Vulcan Lodge Hall 1:30-3pm Greater Foothills Family Centre

Community Skate 6-7pm Vulcan Arena. Free


Coffee is on at the Carmangay Community Centre 2-4pm Cost $1.

Time for Rhymes—Champion Legion 10:30 am

Community Walking 12:00 – 1:00 pm CRC

Community Connection Café – Vulcan Seniors Centre 1:30-3pm. FREE (See attached poster) March 7 is a special presenter on Brain Health in Seniors

Get-A-Way Youth Centre – Open for students during lunch; bring own lunch & visit 3:30-6pm for 10-18 year old’s at 105A 3rd Ave. S. Vulcan. 403-485-6033. Ping-pong, pool tables, foosball, air hockey, video games, crafts and music!

Youth Shinny 3:30-4:45 pm Vulcan Arena

Community Badminton 6:00pm. VPE

Community Volleyball 7:30pm. VPE

Yoga – Carmangay 7-8 pm Community Centre – Classes to resume March 27


New Moms and Tots starting in Vulcan – March 1, 10am. at Church of Christ. A chance for parents and the little ones to get together here in the community to have some coffee and let the kids play together. All are welcome. (See attached poster)

Time for Rhymes – Milo Library 10:30 am

Adult & Tot Skate : Vulcan Arena 12:00– 1:00pm

Seniors Social – 2pm Lomond at the Drop-In. Games, cards, coffee, etc.

Mentorship and Youth Program – 3:40pm Lomond School. Register with FCSS Youth Coordinator at 403-485-6033 or Rainbow Literacy at 403-485-3107

Chess Club for all ages 5-6pm Champion Library Volunteers available to coach beginners.

Get-A-Way Youth Centre – Open for students during lunch; bring own lunch and visit. 3:30-6pm for 10-18 year old’s at 105A 3rd Ave. S. Vulcan 403-485-6033.

Pickleball – 6-8 pm at Vulcan Prairieview Elementary School

Community Basketball – 8-9:30 pm VPE Register with Town of Vulcan Recreation

Adult Shinny 8:45-10 pm Vulcan Arena

Coffee at the Carmangay Seniors Centre – 10am-12pm


Coffee is on at the Carmangay Community Centre 2-4pm Cost $1.

Man Cave – 1-3pm for men of all ages to hang out, visit, play pool, ping pong, foosball, cards, puzzles or games. 105A 3rd Ave. S. Vulcan.

Community Walking 12:00 – 1:00 pm CRC

Chess at the Vulcan Library- 2:10-5:00pm

Roving Gym – Milo School 8:30am

Community Skate 3:30 – 4:30 pm Vulcan Arena

Crafters Afternoon – Milo Seniors Centre 1-4pm.

Get-A-Way Youth Centre – Open for students during lunch: bring own lunch and visit. Teen Night at the Youth Centre 13+ – Open 6:30 – 9pm. 403-485-6033


Community Walking 1:00– 2:00 pm CRC

Mom & Tots – Champion School 10-11:30am

Time for Rhymes – 10:30am Vulcan. Register with Rainbow Literacy 403-485-3107

Fun Fridays – Carmangay Library 10am-12pm. Games, activities, snacks, crafts and fun!

Get-A-Way Youth Centre – Open 12:30-6pm at 105A 3rd Ave.S. Vulcan 403-485-6033. Ping-pong, pool tables, foosball, air hockey, video games, crafts and music!

Pickleball – 2-4 pm at Vulcan Prairieview Elementary School


Community Skate: 12:10 – 1:15 pm OR 1:30 – 2:30pm Vulcan Arena

Vulcan Legion Meat Draw – 3-6pm.

Vulcan Legion – Drop-in Pool at the Hall 3pm. $5/person. No membership required.

Coffee at the Carmangay Seniors Centre – 10am-12pm

1st Saturday of the month—Pancake Breakfast at the Community Centre @ 9am. $5/ person, $20/family ****Date change this month to March 11!***

Monday – Saturday

Vulcan Senior Centre Drop-In 10am-12pm

Registration is open for Vulcan Minor Baseball and Soccer (See attached poster)…/courses/index.asp


Men’s Grief Support – Tuesdays once a month in High River and Okotoks (See attached poster)
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Support Groups

Mondays – SMART Recovery– 7-8:30pm Addiction Support Meeting. Call Beth at 403-485-1054 for information

-Every Tuesday and Thursday – AA – Alcoholics Anonymous – Meetings are at 8pm. Contact Gary at 403-485-5818

-Al-Anon Family Group – meetings as needed. Contact Betty at 403-652-8285

-Thursday’s – Men’s Healthy Relationship Group – 6-8pm Registration details at With 25 years of experience, our financial counsellors are here to guide the way with free, confidential advice. As an unbiased non-profit, our goal is to help you find a better path. Debt consolidation, credit counselling and financial education.

Caregiver Education Team

Alberta Health Services is proud to offer FREE online programming to caregivers of school-age children and youth as well as adults in the community who want to learn more about addiction and mental health topics. Sessions are offered online through the Zoom conferencing application.

Topics this month include:

Parenting Teens in the 21st Century – Respectful Limit Setting for Adolescents

Test Anxiety – Strategies for Success

Keeping Scattered Kids on Track – Supporting Children and Adolescents with ADHD

More than Just a Bad Day – Understanding Depression

Understanding Anxiety Series

Great Resource for Parents of Teens –

Employment Opportunities

Pool Supervisor, Lifeguards, Front Desk Staff, Water Attendants –

Receptionist – Vulcan and Region Family and Community Support Services/Vulcan Regional Food Bank

Visitor Service Advisor – Vulcan Tourism

Farm Help needed call Gwen 403 485 0568

Vulcan County Opportunities – Customer Relations & Receivables Representative, Divisional Grader Operator, Scraper Operator, Seasonal Roadside Pesticide Applicators
Mama’s Pizza – Wait staff, Prep Cook Email [email protected]

Florist – Flowers n Fancies is seeking an enthusiastic florist to join the team! Full time and part time positions available. Experience in the floral industry is an asset but not a requirement. To apply, resumes can either be dropped off at the store or emailed to Shelbi at [email protected]

Found on Google “jobs near me” (Search these carefully, some that show up on google can be scams)

Contract Technician – Integrated Solutions

Cook – Extendicare

Residential Support Worker – Wheat County Special Needs Society

Territory Manager – Brandt John Deere

Food Service Supervisor, Food Counter Attendant – Subway

Licenced Practical Nurse – Extendicare

Trainer – Elections Alberta

Area Marketing Representative – Richardson Pioneer Vulcan

Rural General Practitioner – Vulcan

Housekeeping – Extendicare

Healthcare Aide – Extendicare

Food Services Manger – A&W

Registered Nurse – Extendicare

Combined Lab and X-Ray Technologist – AHS

Information Technology – Elections AB

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Lot Coordinator – Vulcan Autoplex & RV

Pro Shop Assistant – Vulcan Golf and County Club

Beer Cart Staff – Vulcan Golf and Country Club

Food and Beverage Server – Vulcan Golf and Country Club

Hotel Administrator – Vulcan Country Inn

Customer Relations and Receivables Representative – Vulcan County

Seasonal Yard Shipper/Receiver – UFA Vulcan

Insurance Advisor – Western Financial Group Vulcan

Social Media Assistant – FLICKS Marketing

Outside Maintenance Staff – Vulcan Golf and Country Club

Line Cook – Vulcan Golf and Country Club

Restaurant Supervisor – Vulcan Golf and Country Club

Health Care Aide – AHS

Yard Hand Labourer – RMC Vulcan and Stettler

Server – Train Excursions – Aspen Crossing

Feed Truck Driver – Ballco Feeders

Mixer Truck Driver – RMC Group of Companies

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Equipment Operator – Parrish & Heimbecker Mossleigh