Drumheller & Morrin
Weekly Programs

Elim Community Building (Old Central School

Stay & Play

Tues.10:00-11:30 am
lower level Elim Building 245 3rd St. W.
Christmas Party Dec. 6 bring Potluck Snack
Program resumes in January

Thurs. 10:00-11:30 am
Morrin United Church Hall 206 – 2 Avenue S

Christmas Party Dec. 8 bring Potluck Snack
Program Resumes January 19

Each week includes 30 min. of songs, finger plays, and stories, 30 min. of free play, followed by 30 min. art, science, or gym.

Badlands Community Facility
Play & Roll Drumheller

80 Veterans Way, Drumheller
Badlands Community Facility Logo

Wed. 10:00-11:30 am
Christmas Party Dec. 14 bring Potluck Snack
Program Resumes in January

Come join Yvonne at the Badlands Community Facility and enjoy the amazing equipment for young children.

This program includes free play in the far field house - stories, songs and snack in the Drumheller Library.

* The ZONES of REGULATION * FREE Parenting Workshop

December 8 6-8pm Drumheller Elim Church

Self-regulation is something everyone continually works on, whether we are aware of it or not. We all encounter trying situations that test our self-control. If we can recognize when we are becoming less regulated, we can do something to feel better and to get ourselves to a better place. This comes naturally for some, but for others it is a skill that needs to be taught and practiced. This is the goal of The Zones of Regulation.

Elim Building - 245 3 Street W. | Drumheller, AB Register with Rachel 403-443-3800 or assistant@goldenprairieplc.ca

Christmas is Coming to CarbonChristmas is Coming to Carbon

Saturday Dec. 3, 2:00-4:00 pm

Carbon School

FREE Fun Family Event

Acitivities for Children 0-6 years old however siblings welcome.
With Juno Award Winner Mary Lambert live in Concert "A Mary Christmas"

Sponsored by Golden Prairie Parent Link, Kneehill Regional Family and Community Support Services, The Kneehill Area Early Childhood Coalition and Alberta Human Services.

Early Years FairColouring Outside The Lines

Nov 8 – Dec 6 a new Explorative Art Program for 4-6yr olds. LIMITED SPOTS *Pre-register by calling :403-820-5157*

Ages and Stages logoTake time to do and set-up a variety of activities with your young child. You may be surprised at all they can do when you check it out. Head over to ASQchecklist.htm and fill out either or both forms or just phone Yvonne to do them on paper. It is free and confidentialand will contact you with the results. FREE GIFT When you fill out the ASQ & ASQ-SE forms you will receive a free $10 grocery gift card for each child.Click the ASQ Online Tab above to begin.

Facebook iconLook on Facebook for “Drumheller Parents & Tots” for updated program info and more family events

Join Drumheller & Morrin Parent LINKS Facebook page for helpful information and activities for your young child.

“Dealing with Disobedience“

For parents with children 2-12

This discussion group offers ideas on how to deal with problem behaviours in a way that allows the child to have a sense of responsibility & gives them control over their emotions.
Supper included. Call Yvonne to Pre-register at 403 820-5157 Triple P Program, certificates available.

Resource Cupboard

TAKE HOME some of our many books and DVDs on common parenting challenges from our borrowing cupboard in the Elim Building - ask Yvonne for help signing out.
Yvonne is available from June 9th- 28th, to meet with parents and caregivers to discuss any
parenting concerns they may have, or to meet
one to one to go through the
‘Disobedience Workshop’.

Yvonne MarkoticYvonne Markotic – Family Coach
Office: Elim Community Building Main Floor - down the left hallway
245 3 St W, Drumheller (Old Central School)
Drumheller, AB T0J 0Y4

Make an appointment to discuss any parenting concerns you may have or to arrange to go through the "Dealing With Disobedience Discussion Group".

Call/Text: 1-403-820–5157 Email: drumheller@goldenprairieplc.ca

DECEMBER Drumheller & Morrin area calendar, click on month link above.

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Other FREE Local Programs

SnowmanFamily Fun Christmas Party
December 10th, 1:00-4:00pm
at the Badlands Community Facility
Join in for a Christmas Party with a Gingerbread House competition, Christmas cookie decorating, pictures with Santa, goodie bags, & a toonie swim. Deadline to Reg. Dec 8rd.  

call  Jodi at 823-1365 to reg.

Drumheller Family Literacy

Thursdays Baby Rhyme

9:00 - 9:30am Thursdays Circle Rhyme Time

10:00- 11:00 Drumheller Library
Come join Laura for fingerplays and rhymes.

Power of 4 (free)

Do you have a 3 or 4 year old that you want to make sure is ready for school? Are you willing to spend 15 min. a day with your child? The Power of 4 program meets biweekly for 10 weeks, each time you receive a new book with fun, engaging homework activities. For info or to register call Louise at 403-823-8300 Free program, but space is limited.

Children's Rehabilitation Services

at the Drumheller Hospital west entrance.

2:00–5:00 pm Thursday December 8
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy & Speech/Language
For more info call 1-866-420-7986
No appointments necessary!
Do you have questions or want to learn more about how your child. * speaks, moves and/or hears, your child's printing, colouring, cutting, follows directions, feeding, eating solids, picky eating, interacts with others, toiletting or dressing or any other questions of concerns about your preschool or school aged child's development? This is a no presuure opportunity to talk with a specialist.

Drumheller and Area Early Childhood Coalition

This is your Early Childhood coalition home for information and activities to support you as your child grows. Free Family Indoor Play Time
Families with children 0-5 years old and their siblings are welcome to come and play.
http://www.yellowknife.ca/Assets/Community+Services/Programs/Play+Together/PlayTogether.jpgWhat: Free indoor play time – no organized programming, but free play equipment is available.  This is a time for families to come and have fun on their own.
Where:Badlands Community Facility – Field House
When: Most Sundays, 2 pm–4 pm
(see schedule below)
Cost: FREE!
Sponsored by: the Drumheller & District Chamber of Commerce & the Town of Drumheller.

Free Indoor Play Time Dates

December 4, 11, 2016 
January 8, 15, 22, 29
February 5, 12, 26
March 5, 12, 19, 26
April 2, 9, 30 2017

Town of DrumhellerDrumheller Early Years CoalitionDrumheller Chamber of Commerce

Need help to get there: call Louise 403-823-8300.

Growing Opportunities:

A Prenatal Nutrition Program that offers services to women & teens who need support during their pregnancy because of health and/or income issues. Call (403) 820-6000

Drumheller Public Library

(Badlands Community Facility, 80 Veterans Way) - click on link above for current times and information

Drumheller Library

Alphasaurus Storytime
Fridays 10:00-11:00am

Friday Movies 1:30- 3:30pm,

4 Tales Storytime Drumheller Library 2:00pm - 2:30pm For more info. on programs & activities, go to www.drumhellerlibrary.ca or call 403-823-1371

Bricks & Books (playing with LEGO®)

Saturday. 1:00- 5:00 pm All ages at the Library

STEM Saturday 1:00 – 2:00pm in Lib.

Visit your local library - you'll be surprised by all the worlds that open up to you and your family! Book lending services, computer use, free wireless and many Special Events. All of theirprograms are free, and run on a drop in basis. For more information, don't hesitate to call:

Drumheller Library 403- 823-1371.

Morrin Library 403- 772-3922

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