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The Brooks Bandits have a rare Wednesday night home game this week. They play host to the Olds Grizzlies.  Catch all the action on Real Country with  the Martin Chrysler Bandits Broadcast with the pre game show at 6:45 with Tyler King.

Agriculture producers are reminded about a workshop coming up on Monday, February 12th starting at 9:30 at the JBS Canada Centre.  Topics include Environmental Stewardship, Farm Water Safety, Irrigation Efficiency, plus Farm Safety Legislation. To register contact Catherine at the County of Newell.

With the cold weather, if you are need of winter outer wear, stop by SPEC at the Community Cultural Centre. We are in need of  winter wear for children of all ages. Drop  it off at SPEC.

The Annual General Meeting for Brooks Minor Ball is on Tuesday, February 12th  at 7:00 pm at the Brooks Junior High School Library.  Any one in attendance has a chance to win free registration.

Winter Walk Day, is Wednesday, February 13 starting at City Hall at 12:10 pm. Get more active outdoors this winter! The walk will start at City Hall and will continue around Evergreen Park.Hot chili and bun will be served to the first 50 people. Sponsored by the Food Coalition Society. Everyone welcome to join!

The Montreal Canadians Alumni Tour comes to brooks on March 14th at the CRA. For tickets, contact Crossroads Clinic.

Students in both school districts are off the week of February 18th to  22nd for Family Week. Students return to class on Monday, February 25th.  Teachers convention is on Thursday and Friday, February  21st and 22nd.

The Brooks Bandits have two away games this weekend, playing in Camrose Friday night and Olds on Saturday. Both games can be heard on the Real Country Martin Chrysler  Bandits broadcast with  the pre game show 15 minutes before game time.  The  Bandits play host to the Calgary Mustangs on Family Day with a 4:00 pm start/

The Bassano Elks are hosting their Annual Ham and Oyster Supper on Saturday, February 16th at the Elks Hall.  This is an “All you can Eat” event, so tickets are limited. Tickets available at Empty Bottle.

Prairie Rose Hospice Palliative Care Society  has a  community lunchbox series coming up.  On Tuesday, February 19th,  the topic will be Wills and Estate Planning with Tiffany Krinke.  It will be held in the Cafeteria  Conference room from 7 to 9 pm and it’s free.

On Wednesday, February 20, 2019 The BRZ is holding their Annual General Meeting at12:00 pm in the Hayes Room of City Hall. We will be reviewing our new strategicplan, activities for 2019 and discussing our new marketing initiatives. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Brooks Royal Canadian Air Cadets, 1st Annual Champagne and Cigar Gala (Black Tie Event)   is set for Saturday, February 23rd  at the Heritage Inn.  Cocktails at 6 pm and Plated Dinner to be Served by the air Cadets at 7 pm. There will also be a Silent and Live Auction. Get your tickets single or a table  at  Work N Play. They are only $50 per person. –

The Brooks & District Fish & Game Association is offering a Hunter Education Course from s Feb 27 to April 17, Wednesday evenings. This course is for first time hunters, adults or youth (ages 11 years and up).Taught by volunteer instructors. For more info, call  Alisha at (403) 363-4443

The Annual meeting of the Brooks Golf Club is coming up on Wednesday, February 28th at 7:00 pm at the Club House.  On the agenda is the presentation of the annual financial statements, reports and election of directors and officers.

The Brooks Food Bank and Annett Auction 3rd Annual Charity Auction will be held on Saturday, March 2nd  at 10 am.  Time to de-clutter.  If you have any household items,  commercial items, farm machinery, tools, livestock, hay, vehicles, appliances or furniture you want to donate,  items can be dropped off at Annett Auction starting February 19th.

The Newell Concert Series presents Gunning & Cormier, Monday, February 25th at Griffin Park. Gunning and Cormier  go back 23 years when Dave had a fiddle player drop out of a show at the last minute. After that collaboration they played together and wrote together whenever they could, coming up with songs that graced both their projects, and over the years showered them with awards and nominations on the East Coast and nationally. For tickets to the Newell Concert Series webpage.

The Brooks United Church Shrove Tuesday, Pancake Supper is on Tuesday, march 5th at the Church from 4:30 to 6:30 pm.  Tickets are available at the door.

Have to give a speech and you’d rather run for the hills? Feeling the pressure to deliver better communication at your business meetings?  Want to increase your self confidence and leadership skills? The Dinosaur Toastmasters Club provides a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. We start meeting again every Tuesdays from 6:45pm to 8pm in the Chandos room next to the library inside the JBS Rec Centre.  Join us st to become the speaker and leader you want to be!

By popular demand, the Ennis Sisters return – after gracing the Bassano audience with their Christmas show a few years ago.

The Bassano Arts Council presents the Ennis Sisters on Tuesday, March 12th at the Bassano Community Hall. With multiple accolades – a JUNO Award, SOCAN Award, and multiple East Coast Music Awards – The Ennis Sisters  are a world renowned, celebrated Celtic/folk group from St. John’s, NL. With their closely knit harmonies and voices as powerful as the North Atlantic, it’s in their bones to sing. For information contact  Linda at 403-641-4280.

Duchess Minor Hockey will host the Hockey Alberta Atom C Provincial Championships march 14 – 17th.With Seven zones represented and 8 teams competing for the title. Plan to attend the always exciting opening ceremonies and support and cheer on our local team.

Prairie Rose Hospice Palliative Care Society has a  community lunchbox series coming up.  On Tuesday, March 19th  the topic will be funeral planning presented by Thom’s Funeral Home.  It will be held in the Cafeteria Conference Room at the Brooks Hospital from 7 to 9 pm. It’s free and everyone is welcome.

The EID Historical Park Annual General Meeting is on March 18th, 7:00 pm in Scandia. Everyone is welcome.



















February 18 2019 , 1:36:00 • Brooks
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