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This is what’s happening in Westlock, Barrhead, and area!













Event:  Joe Saumer Big Band

Where:  Barrhead Legion Hall

When:  February 16, 2019

Details:  Tickets are $20 each, and available at the Barrhead Home Hardware, the Barrhead Leader, and also at the Legion Lounge.  There will be a 50/50, door prices, and a concession.

Event:  Paint Night

Where:  Barrhead Legion Hall

When:  February 28, 2019.  Starts at 7PM

Details:  $45.  All supplies are included in the the price.  Pre-registration is required.  Please call 780-674-2703 to register.


Event:  Chess Club and Knitting Circle

Details:  If you’re interested in playing chess, but don’t have anyone to play with, or want company while you knit, call the Barrhead Public Library at 780-674-8519 and they’ll keep a list of interested people that can contact each other to meet at the library to play chess or knit.

Event: Caregiver Connection Night

Details: Monthly meeting for family, friends and caregivers of individuals living with mental illness. Families come together to share experience, strength and hope, with education and social networking.

Facilitator/Speaker: Family facilitated support group

Date: Meet every 4th Tuesday of the month

Time: 6:00 pm

Place: The Ripple Connection Support Centre

5130 B 50th Street (Main street Barrhead behind Flower Lane)

Call 780-674-5548


Event:  Ripple Connection Support Centre

Details:  The Ripple Connection Support Centre is a non-profit drop-in centre for families and individuals living with mental illness.  They provide caregivers and persons living with mental illness support by promoting life-management skills, education, and social networking.  Some of their programs include their referral services, the daily “Warm Your Heart Lunch,” and soul sharing.

More Info:  call 780-674-5548, or visit their website,

Location:  The Ripple Connection Support Centre

5130 B 50th Street (Main street Barrhead behind Flower Lane)

Event:  Alzheimers & Dementia Support Group

Details:  The Alzheimer’s Society of Alberta and NWT shares information on the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, practical tips to help you and those with the disease have better quality of life, and answer any questions you may have.

Dates:   First Tuesday of  every month.

Time:  7 – 9PM

Place:  Westlock Continuing Care Center – 2nd Floor Conference Room

More Information:  Call 1-866-950-5465

Event:  Barrhead Drop In Care Partner Support Group

Date and Time:  The third Wednesday of every month, at 7PM. No meeting in December

Time:  7 PM

Place:  Dr. W. R. Keir – Barrhead Continuing Care Centre (5336 59 Ave)
Details:  This new Care Partner Support Group is designed for family members who want to meet others to share experience, to learn new information, to receive peer support and to help each other cope more effectively.  The support group is open to all family members and care partners of someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementias.

More Information:  Call 1-866-950-5465 or 780-488-2266

Event:  Barrhead Public Library Preschool Programs

Details:  Monday morning at 11AM is Mommy & Me, for toddlers and babies under the age of 2.  They enjoy stories, songs, and rhyming, and having a fun play time.  Wednesdays at 11AM is Time for Tots, where preschoolers enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.  And Fridays at 11AM is Story Time for preschoolers.  Don’t forget, a parent or grandparent must attend with the child.

Place:  Barrhead Public Library.

More Information:  Call 780-674-8519, or visit


Event:  Tractor Talk Time

When:  The first Tuesday of every month, starting at 9AM

Where:  The Canadian Tractor Museum in Westlock

Details:  Head down to the Canadian Tractor Museum for this fascinating new program.  Every month, a special guest speaker will be talking about some of the tractors in the museum’s collection and answering your questions.

Tickets:  No charge for the program, but donations to the museum will always be gratefully accepted.

More Information:  Call 780-349-3353 or 780-974-7327

Event: Family Movie Night & Supper.

When: Sunday, February 17th

Where: Westlock Gospel Chapel

Details: Theatre style supper @5:30 – 6:30 pm. Movie doors open @6:30 pm.  Movie starts @7:00 pm.

Tickets: There is NO CHARGE for the evening.

More Information: Call 780-349-4555. Or email

Event: “Tackling Mental Health” presentation hosted by the Soul Sisters Memorial Foundation

When:  February 22, 2019

Where: Westlock & District Community Hall.

Speaker:  Hosted by Soul Sisters Memorial Foundation & Westlock Warriors. Keynote speaker Gizmo Williams will be sharing his story, followed by a special guest speaker TO BE ANNOUNCED!

Details:  Cash bar, free pizza, door prizes and wear your favorite jersey.

Tickets: Tickets are $40 each and will go on sale November 15, 2018 @ The Flower Shoppe on main street Westlock or at Eventbrite.

Event: The library is opening its doors to local gamers every saturday!

When: Every Saturday.

Where: Barrhead Public Library.

Time: Open from 12:00 noon to 3:30 pm. Or if playing computer games: 12:00 noon – 2:30 pm.

Details: Board games, computer games, virtual reality, Xbox and games of chess will all be available during these times.

Event: Family Day at Tawatinaw Valley

When: Monday February 18th

Where: Tawatinaw Valley Ski Hill

Time: Come join the fun from 10 am -4 pm.

Details: There will be family fun races, cardboard races, registration for both races starts at 10, there will also be skiing/snowboarding/tubing available during the day. Dj on site all day, there will also be a BBQ hosted by Canadian Ski Patrol.

More information: For more information contact guests services at or call 780-698-2212.



Additional community events can be found at:

Town of Westlock

Town of Barrhead

Westlock County

County of Barrhead






February 14 2019 , 11:39:00 • Westlock
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