July 1 – Vulcan Swimming Pool grand opening, Kids Parade, BBQ and free swimming and Canada Day celebration. See poster.
July 1 – Canada House Decorating in Champion and the new Prairie Winds Market has kids activities and pony rides as part of their grand opening.
July 5 & 19 – Beach Volleyball in Milo at 7pm next to the Curling Rink. See Milo Recreation Events Poster.
July 6 – Tuesday’s – Milo Summer Reading Program at the library July 6th to August 24th, Tuesdays from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. Ages 4 to 11
Tuesday’s – Drop-in at the Get-a-Way Youth Centre in Vulcan 12:00 – 7:00pm. 105A 3rd Ave. S. Kids 10-18 (No drop-in for July 13 for the Babysitters Course)
Wednesday’s – Time for Rhymes via zoom 10-11:00am. Register with Rainbow Literacy 403-485-3107.
July 7 & 14 – Kids Day Out in Lomond. 10am-3pm. Lunch included. Games, activities and crafts for kids 5-13. Must register with FCSS 403-485-2192 or email [email protected]. See poster.
July 7 – Every Wednesday – Little Adventurers. Free program for kids 2-5 years old Virginia Mitchell Park. 10-11am. See poster.
July 7 – Every Wednesday – Big Adventurers. Free program for kids 6-9 years old Virginia Mitchell Park. 1-2pm. See poster.
Thursday’s – Farmer’s Markets – Vulcan Legion 3-6pm
Thursday’s – Family Park Fun – For the young and old. Outdoor games. 6pm. Vulcan Pool Park
Thursday’s – Beach Volleyball 7pm Vulcan Pool Park.
July 10 – Pickleball at 10am outside the Vulcan Legion.
Friday’s – Free Food Friday’s at the Get-a-Way Youth Centre in Vulcan 12:00 – 7:00pm. 105A 3rd Ave. S. Kids 10-18 Drop-in.
July 13 – Babysitters Course – 9am – 4pm at the Get-a-Way Youth Centre in Vulcan. Register at 403-485-6033.
July 16 – Milo Golf Classic in Nanton Register with Deanna at 403-485-8384 or Jessy at 403-485-1451. See Milo Events poster.
July 19-23 – Basketball Camp – Grades 5-8 and 9-12. Register with www.townofvulcan.ca/recreation or call 403-485-6659. See Sports Camps Poster.
July 21 – Pop Up Food Rescue in Milo, Arrowwood, Lomond and Vulcan. Call High River Food Rescue to sign up 403-336-2893
July 26-30 – Volleyball Camp – Grades 5-8 and 9-12. Register with www.townofvulcan.ca/recreation or call 403-485-6659. See Sport Camps poster.
CRA is offering workshops on how to do your taxes, make sure you are receiving all the benefits you are entitled to, opening a “My Account” and more about scams.
July 28, Aug. 10 – Doing your Taxes – Benefits Poster – Goods and Services Tax Credit, Canada Child Benefit, Canada Child Benefit Young Child Supplement, Climate Action Incentive, Canada Workers Benefit, My Account, Scams. See CRA Benefits Poster and Income Tax Basics.CRA - Benefits poster
July 29 or Aug. 12 Income Basics – Canada’s tax system – When you start working, parts of the tax return, ways to file, my AccountIncome tax basics
July 31 – Champion 5km Walk/Run by Clever Scoops. See poster.
July – Fleetwood Farms is offering Horseback Camp/Riding Lessons in July. Call 403-894-4432
Aug. 3 – 6 – Preschool Tumbling Tots in Vulcan 9 -11:30. Register with www.townofvulcan.ca/recreation or call 403-485-6659. See Summer Day Camps Poster.
Aug. 6 – 8 – Milo One Pitch Tournament register with Jessy at 403-485-1451 or Deanna at 403-485-8384. See Milo Events Poster.
Aug. 13-15 – Spock Days – Parade, Pancake Breakfast, FCSS Great Re-Connect BBQ, Family Treasure Hunt, Family Games, Fireworks, Vul-Con.
Aug. 14 – Bike4Vets – Poker Run Vulcan Legion. See Poster.
Aug. 16 – 20 Youth Creative Camp. Ages 7-11. Register with www.townofvulcan.ca/recreation or call 403-485-6659. See Summer Day Camps Poster.
Children’s programs and activities in Carmangay all summer long. Find out more and register at the Carmangay Library.August Wednesday’s – Kids Day Out in Arrowwood. 9:30am-3pm. Lunch included. Games, activities and crafts for kids 5-13. Must register with FCSS 403-485-2192 or email [email protected]. See poster.
August Thursday’s – Kids Day Out in Milo. Lunch included. Games, activities and crafts for kids 5-13. Must register with FCSS 403-485-2192 or email [email protected]. See poster.
Greater Foothills Family Centre – many programs in-person and online. Play in the Park in Vulcan and Milo. See poster for more details.
Kids Bored at home?
Lomond Library – Crafts to Go. See Poster.
Summer Activity Kits Delivered by the Greater Foothills Family Centre. See Poster.
Rainbow Literacy and Learning Society has many programs to support families. See Poster.Rainbow Literacy-Family Programs 2021
Swimming Pools are open for the Summer!
In Champion, the pool is fixed and opening soon. 587-793-0680
Vulcan Lions Swimming Pool is open. See attached Pool schedule with a few changes: Public Swim Time Changes
July 4 – 1pm to 5pm
July 5 -9 – 4pm to 7:30pm
Go to Camp as Family – SABC is opening the camp for families to come together and take part in all the activities together. And they do all the cooking for you. RV spots and cabins available. And the best part is they do all the cooking. Sponsored spots are available for families who would otherwise not be able to afford camp. Go to sabc.ca
Prenatal Support Group – Families Matter 6-8pm online by Zoom. For women who are experiencing anxiety/depression. Your well-being matters too! Tuesday’s 6-8pm via Zoom. Register at www.familiesmatter.ca or 403-205-5194 or 403-205-5180.
SMART Recovery – Addiction Support Meeting. 7pm at Vulcan FCSS. Call Beth at 403-485-1054 for information.
Every Tuesday and Thursday
AA – Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Contact Gary at 403-485-5818 Meetings are Tues. and Thurs. 8pm
Al-Anon Family Group – meetings as needed. Contact Betty W. at 403-652-8285 for information.
CES – Community Education Services Workshops for parents, caregivers and professionals. http://community.hmhc.ca/sessions/?p=all
Caregiver Education Workshops – Parenting, Mental Health, Self-Regulation, Back to School Readiness, Junior High Jitters and more. See poster.
2 Temporary Assistants -1 month and 7-week assignment – Lomond Community School (horizon.ab.ca)
Client Service Representative – Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (indeed.ca)
Client Services, Train Associate – Aspen Crossing (workopolis.ca)
Communications and Engagement Manager Aspen Crossing (workopolis.ca)
Crop Production Advisor – Nutrien Ag Solutions, Inc Milo (jobbanks.ca)
Grain Plant Operator -Cargill – Blackie (linkedin)
Location Assistant – Richardson Pioneer (indeed.ca)
Milo Alphabets Kindergarten Society – Kindergarten Teacher pallisersd.ab.ca
Plant Operator Orica – Blackie
Registered Dietician – Extendicare Vulcan (linkedin)
Residential Support Worker – Wheat Country Special Needs (indeed.ca)
Senior Lifeguards – Town of Vulcan Call 403-485-6659
Solar Farm –Vulcan County General Labour, Gatekeeper, Admin assistant/bookkeeper, equipment operators 403-381-8128
Warehouse Operator – BASF Canada – Blackie (jobbanks.ca)
Casual farm work – help paint a swing set, garden shed, trim weeds, clean barn. Call Linda 403-485-4733
As it is sooooo hot outside I’ll share my favorite summer recipe:
Easy Healthy Popsicles
Throw some watermelon, and frozen or fresh fruit (like raspberries and strawberries) in a blender or food processor and blend up.
Pour in Dixie Cups. Freeze for about 30 minutes then add popsicle sticks.
When your child is hot or hungry before dinner “let” them have a popsicle. It is a serving of fruit. The Dixie cup also catches the drips if they are slow eaters. Remind them to put away their litter and refill the freezer and trailer freezer all summer.
Vulcan and Region Family and Community Support Services
Phone: 403-485-2192 ext. 103
Email: [email protected]