Drumheller & Morrin Parent LINK Programs

Free Programs for Parents/Caregivers and Children

Last day of regular programming March 13

Check out our FEBRUARY 2020 Calendar!

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OUTSIDE THE BOOK

February 26, & March 4, 11, 18, & 25
6:00-7:00pm
Drumheller Library
A creative enrichment program to engage you & your child (ages 4-6) in the magic of storytelling. Told through “draw & tell” stories, interactive stories, stories the children narrate, theater, & more! Call Yvonne at 403-820-5157 to register.

REGISTER NOW!!! Celebration of our 15 years as Parent Link

**ZOO STREET**
Drumheller Community Church - March 7, 1:00-2:00pm
Ever wondered what happens after hours at the Zoo? Well, the animals
take centre stage! Get ready to sing and dance with all the animals of the
zoo! Call 403-443-3064 to register!
**MAD SCIENCE – FIRE & ICE**
Drumheller Greentree School Gym - March 10, 5:00-7:30pm
Enjoy a spectacular science show complete with a Mad Scientist,
amazing crafts, & fun activities! For ages 4-12yrs (siblings welcome!).
Call 403-443-3064 to register!

Drumheller Stay and Play - TUESDAYS

Drumheller Community Church
10:00-11:30am
NOTE: No Stay and Play on February 18, last program March 10.

Focused on quieter play and art activities. Come engage with your child.

Drumheller Play & Roll - WEDNESDAYS

Badlands Community Facility (80 Veterans Way)
10:00-11:30am
NOTE: There is no program February 18, last program March 11.

Every Wednesday come join us in the far field house for gross motor activities and then to the Drumheller Library meeting room for story, songs and a snack.

Find out how your child is progressing!

FREE $10 Gift Card!! Last Chance to do this is March 1, 2020

Fill out the Ages and Stages Questionnaires to find out how you child is doing developmentally and receive fun activities to do with your child as well as a FREE $10 grocery gift card!

Visit us at www.goldenprairiplc.ca and click on “Ages and Stages Checklist.”

It’s FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL!

Resource Cupboard

FREE Service!! Pick up some of our many books and videos on common parenting challenges from our borrowing cupboard in the Stay and Play Room on Tuesdays.

Books are something you can read in the cracks of your life. Set a great example for your child, enjoy some cuddle time, rest your eyes....

Family Coach: Yvonne Markotic

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

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


Contact us

Make an appointment to discuss any parenting concerns you may have. 

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Family Fun Day Unplugged

February 17, 11:00am-4:00pm
Badlands Community Facility
Great activities including inflatables, board games, toonie swim, prizes,
and more. Disconnect from technology & connect with family & friends!

Positive Partnering (Healthy Relationships) - Family Fun Events

February 25, Drumheller Community Church

Dinner at 5:30pm, Speaker at 5:45pm
Focuses on exploring communication styles in relationships & will offer tips and strategies to support healthy relationships & manage conflict respectfully. Call 403-820-7863 to register. Deadline to register is February 21.

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?

Starts January 10, 1:00-2:30pm
Presented by Family Literacy. A free literacy & parenting program that includes strategies to help your child be successful in kindergarten & beyond. Children must be ages 3 and up, siblings are welcome.
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 ext 104 Free program, but space is limited.

Drumheller Family Literacy

Starts up again January 16
Thursdays Baby Rhyme Time
9:00 – 9:30am Drumheller Library

Thursdays Circle Rhyme Time
10:00 – 11:00am Drumheller Library

Come join Laura for fingerplays and rhymes.

Sunday Indoor Free Play

Dates for Indoor Free Play

We are grateful to our sponsors, The Drumheller Rotary Club and the Town of Drumheller.

Is Healthy Families for you or someone you know?

Would you like support in your home for?
• Parenting
• Child development
• Safety
• Community Resources
• Referrals to other supports
Program is free and voluntary. Contact through the main office in Olds 1-866-556-4122 or Lisa Sauve (program coordinator) 1-403-586-0665.
For Hanna, Drumheller, Starland County, Kneehill County, Didsbury, Carstairs, Cremona and Mountain View County, Wheatland County, East Rocky View County, Chestermere and surrounding rural areas.

Children's Rehabilitation Services

2:00–5:00 pm the 2nd Thursday of EVERY month!

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. Located at Drumheller Health Centre

Drumheller Early Years Coalition

Having a Baby? Prenatal Services in your area

Big Country Primary Care Prenatal Services - click here for web page

Along with your Family Physician, the Primary Care Registered Nurse will be part of caring for you and your baby. In addition to hands-on-care, talk to her by phone, ask questions and gain referrals regarding pregnancy and childbirth.

Drumheller Early Years Coalition

Local Libraries

Drumheller Library - check website for details

Alphasaurus Storytime Fridays 10:00-11:00am at Cenovus Room Drumheller Library Ages 3-5 year olds. Lachie introduces your 3-5 year old to the Library and the alphabet through stories, songs, poems, finger plays, games and crafts!

Friday Afternoon Movies
FREE Friday afternoons, year round 1:30 pm - 3:30pm
Children's Corner. Drop in for All ages. Sensory-friendly family movies every week at the library! Snacks provided.
Watch Facebook to see what's coming up!

Bricks & Books (playing with LEGO®) Saturdays 1:00- 5:00pm - All ages at the Library

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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