Upcoming Events

Saturday, December 16, 2017
Daddy and Me Who wears a cape, is as fast as the Flash, and as strong as the Hulk? Celebrate your super dad or male caregiver. Come out on these Saturdays and find out how fast and strong your favourite super power is. Costumes are welcome! Dates:  September 9, November 18 and December 16, 2017 Time:   9:00 am to 12:00 pm Location:  Parent Link Centre Cost:   Free, drop-in program 
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Photos with Santa will be taken by Images Studios at the Energy Centre First photo- FREE $10.00 per additional photo 7:30-9:00 PM
Sunday, December 17, 2017
Skate with Santa at the Imperial Oil Place Arena! Sunday, Dec. 17 from 10;15 am to 11:45 am
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
The Corporate Priorities Committee Meetings are open to the public and are held in council chambers in Cold Lake City Hall (5513 - 48 Avenue) from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm. For agenda packages and meeting minutes, follow this link.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Lunchtime Shinny gives anyone 13 & up the opportunity to participate in a drop-in game of pick up hockey. Open to all skill levels. Lunchtime Shinny is free for members, non-members drop-in rates apply. 12:15-1:15 pm Youth $5.51 Adult $7.35 Senior (60+) $4.41 There will be no lunch time shinny Tuesday December 26
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
PLC Evening Programs - Creative Movement - CANCELLED Everyone learns new skills. This will be a great way to develop child and parent relationships while improving overall balance, flexibility and strength. Dates:  September 5, 19, October 3, 17, November 1, 15, December 5, and 19, 2017 Time:  4:30 pm   Location:  Parent Link Centre Cost:  Free, drop-in program
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
PLC Evening Programs - Storytime Parents and tots can enjoy a great story together. We will read a different story each week, which involves finger play, songs or art activities. Dates:  September 6, 20, October 4, 18, November 7, 21, December 6 and 20, 2017 Time:  4:30 pm   Location:  Parent Link Centre Cost:  Free, drop-in program
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Managing Fighting and Aggression It is natural for children to have disagreements or arguments at times. However, when children fight, the risk is that someone will be hurt. If not dealt with early, fighting and aggression can get worse. Children may not learn better ways of behaving without help from their parents. This discussion group will give some suggestions to help you teach your child to solve problems and get along with others. Date:  Thursday, September 14 or Wednesday, December 20, 2017 Cost:  Free, registration is required Time:   9:30 am to 11:30 am Location:  Cold Lake and District FCSS
Thursday, December 21, 2017
PLC Evening Programs - Passport to the World Have you ever wondered when kids in Japan go to school, what kids in India eat, or what kids in Brazil do for fun? Come join us and find out fascinating facts about other cultures and countries. We will learn different recipes, and colour flags and fun pictures of the showcased country. If you have an item for show and tell, bring to share.  On the following Thursday, we will do a craft to highlight the country and get a stamp for your passport. Dates:  Thursdays, September 7 to December 21, 2017 September 7 and 14 - Mexico September 21 and 28 – Japan October 5 and October 12 – Brazil October 19 and October 26 – India November 2 and November 9 - South Korea November 16 and November 23 - Germany November 30 and December 7 – Philippines December 14 and December 21 - South Africa Time:  4:30 pm   Location:  Parent Link Centre Cost:  Free, drop-in program
Friday, December 22, 2017
Lunchtime Shinny gives anyone 13 & up the opportunity to participate in a drop-in game of pick up hockey. Open to all skill levels. Lunchtime Shinny is free for members, non-members drop-in rates apply. 12:15-1:15 pm Youth $5.51 Adult $7.35 Senior (60+) $4.41 There will be no lunch time shinny Tuesday December 26
Friday, December 29, 2017
Lunchtime Shinny gives anyone 13 & up the opportunity to participate in a drop-in game of pick up hockey. Open to all skill levels. Lunchtime Shinny is free for members, non-members drop-in rates apply. 12:15-1:15 pm Youth $5.51 Adult $7.35 Senior (60+) $4.41 There will be no lunch time shinny Tuesday December 26
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
P.L.O.W (Parent Link on Wheels) Parent Link will be at the Food Bank for open play. Come check out what we are all about, pick up information for programs, and enjoy some family friendly activities. Dates:  Wednesdays, January 3, February 7, March 7, April 4, May 2 and June 6, 2018 Time:  10:00 am to 2:30 pm Location: Community Baptist Church Cost: Free, drop in
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Passport to the World Come join us and find out fascinating facts about other cultures and countries. On consecutive Thursday evenings, we will learn fun facts, food and flag of one country.  On the following Thursday, we will do a craft to highlight that country and get a stamp for your passport. If you have an item for show and tell, please bring it to the PLC to share. Date:  Thursdays, January 4 to June 28, 2018 Time:  4:30 pm to 5:30 pm Cost:  Free, drop-in Location: Parent Link Centre January 4, 11 – Australia January 18, 25 – Russia February 1, 8 – Jamaica February 15, 22 – China March 1, 8 – Egypt March 15, 22 - Morocco March 29, April 5 – Ukraine April 12, 19 – Peru April 26, May 3 – Malaysia May 10, 17 – France May 24, 31 – Turkey June 7, 14 – Portugal June 21, 28 - Canada
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Dealing with Disobedience We all know what it’s like to face that moment when our children just don’t do as they’re told. This discussion group will give some positive parenting suggestions to help you teach your child how to accept limits, do as they are told, and to understand the meaning of the word No. Childcare may be available. Please register at least 3 days in advance if you require childcare. Date:  Thursday, January 4 or Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Time: 9:30 am to 11:30 am Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost: Free, registration is required
Monday, January 8, 2018
Infant Massage  Infant massage is a great way to interact and bond with your baby.  Of the five senses, touch is one of the most important developed after birth.  Please join us to learn new massage techniques while interacting with other parents. Babies must be 8 weeks old by the start of the four-week session. Dates:   Mondays, January 8, 15 and 29 and February 5 or Mondays, March 26 and April 9, 16 and 23, 2018 Time:  1:30 pm to 2:30 pm Cost:  Free, registration is required
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
YOURS, MINE AND OUR GRIEF Grief is highly personal and loss can be grieved differently by each family member. There is no right or wrong way. DATE:Tuesday, January 9 TIME:6:00 pm - 9:00 pm LOCATION:Cold Lake and District FCSS COST:Free, Registration is required
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Council meetings are open to the public and are held in council chambers in Cold Lake City Hall (5513 - 48 Avenue) from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm. For agendas and meeting minutes follow this link.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
LEGO™ Mania     ages 6 to 8 If there are any LEGO™ maniacs in your house, this program is right up their multi-coloured brick alley!  Participants will enjoy LEGO™ themed activities that focus on teamwork, developing social skills and creativity.  Dates: Tuesdays, January 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2018 Time: 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost: $20.00, registration is required
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Baby Connections Come and make connections with services in the community and other parents. Each week, we will have a professional come in to speak about a baby-related topic. Enjoy time with your little one, get some great tips, and learn some tools to help you become a better parent.  Dates:  Wednesdays, January 10 to June 27, 2018 Time:  1:30 pm to 2:30 pm Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost: Free, drop in
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
The Power of Positive Parenting   Children of all ages need a safe, secure and loving environment to do well. Positive parenting is an effective approach to raising children that emphasizes the positive. This seminar is open to all parents. Childcare may be available. Please register at least 3 days in advance if you require childcare. Date:   Wednesday, January 10 or Thursday, March 15, 2018 Time: 9:30 am to 11:30 am Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost: Free, registration is required
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Mindfulness Learn the basics of how to bring mindfulness into your everyday life.  When we become mindful, our stress levels drop, we sleep better and our lives flow smoother. This four-week course can have a profound impact on your perspective on life and can help to stimulate meaningful and constructive changes.          Date:  Wednesdays, January 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2018 Time:    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Thursday, January 11, 2018
P.L.O.W (Parent Link on Wheels) Aka, Mobile Parent Link. Join a Parent Link staff at the following locations for early childhood development opportunities. This program offers a variety of play activities and an opportunity for social connections. Dates:  Thursdays, January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, and May 10, 2018 Time:   9:00 am to 11:30 am  Location: Latter Day Saints Church Hall, Cherry Grove Cost: Free, drop in
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Passport to the World Come join us and find out fascinating facts about other cultures and countries. On consecutive Thursday evenings, we will learn fun facts, food and flag of one country.  On the following Thursday, we will do a craft to highlight that country and get a stamp for your passport. If you have an item for show and tell, please bring it to the PLC to share. Date:  Thursdays, January 4 to June 28, 2018 Time:  4:30 pm to 5:30 pm Cost:  Free, drop-in Location: Parent Link Centre January 4, 11 – Australia January 18, 25 – Russia February 1, 8 – Jamaica February 15, 22 – China March 1, 8 – Egypt March 15, 22 - Morocco March 29, April 5 – Ukraine April 12, 19 – Peru April 26, May 3 – Malaysia May 10, 17 – France May 24, 31 – Turkey June 7, 14 – Portugal June 21, 28 - Canada
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Handle with Care The Handle with Care program is designed to help parents and caregivers promote the mental health of young children from birth to 6 years.  Four sessions consist of simple interactive strategies that build on the strengths of parents and caregivers. Date:  Thursdays, January 11, February 1, February 22, March 8, 2018 Time:  6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Journey through the Clouds ages 6 to 8 Fly high in the sky with a great range of air and flight experiments and games. Explore aerodynamics to understand how those amazing F18s fly! We are taking science out of the laboratory and into real life with Silly Science Saturdays at FCSS!  Silly Science Saturdays are being graciously funded by OSUM. Date:  Saturday, January 13, 2018 Time:  1:00 pm to 3:30 pm Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Monday, January 15, 2018
Infant Massage  Infant massage is a great way to interact and bond with your baby.  Of the five senses, touch is one of the most important developed after birth.  Please join us to learn new massage techniques while interacting with other parents. Babies must be 8 weeks old by the start of the four-week session. Dates:   Mondays, January 8, 15 and 29 and February 5 or Mondays, March 26 and April 9, 16 and 23, 2018 Time:  1:30 pm to 2:30 pm Cost:  Free, registration is required
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
The Corporate Priorities Committee Meetings are open to the public and are held in council chambers in Cold Lake City Hall (5513 - 48 Avenue) from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm. For agenda packages and meeting minutes, follow this link.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
LEGO™ Mania     ages 6 to 8 If there are any LEGO™ maniacs in your house, this program is right up their multi-coloured brick alley!  Participants will enjoy LEGO™ themed activities that focus on teamwork, developing social skills and creativity.  Dates: Tuesdays, January 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2018 Time: 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost: $20.00, registration is required
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Baby Connections Come and make connections with services in the community and other parents. Each week, we will have a professional come in to speak about a baby-related topic. Enjoy time with your little one, get some great tips, and learn some tools to help you become a better parent.  Dates:  Wednesdays, January 10 to June 27, 2018 Time:  1:30 pm to 2:30 pm Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost: Free, drop in
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Mindfulness Learn the basics of how to bring mindfulness into your everyday life.  When we become mindful, our stress levels drop, we sleep better and our lives flow smoother. This four-week course can have a profound impact on your perspective on life and can help to stimulate meaningful and constructive changes.          Date:  Wednesdays, January 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2018 Time:    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Cold Lake Youth Council    ages 12 to 17 Do you want your voice heard? Do you have something important to say? The Cold Lake Youth Council is a youth-led, volunteer-based organization that acts as a voice for young people and as peer advocates on civic and social issues. The council will also promote youth activism and civic engagement. Join the team or just drop by for a meeting! Dates:  Thursdays, January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19 and May 17, 2018 Time:  6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS     Cost:  Free, drop-in program
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Managing Fighting and Aggression   It is natural for children to have disagreements or arguments at times. However, when children fight, the risk is that someone will be hurt. If not dealt with early, fighting and aggression can get worse. This discussion group will give some suggestions to help you teach your children to solve problems and get along with others. Childcare may be available. Please register at least 3 days in advance if you require childcare. Date:  Thursday, January 18 or Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Time: 9:30 am to 11:30 am Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost: Free, registration is required
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Passport to the World Come join us and find out fascinating facts about other cultures and countries. On consecutive Thursday evenings, we will learn fun facts, food and flag of one country.  On the following Thursday, we will do a craft to highlight that country and get a stamp for your passport. If you have an item for show and tell, please bring it to the PLC to share. Date:  Thursdays, January 4 to June 28, 2018 Time:  4:30 pm to 5:30 pm Cost:  Free, drop-in Location: Parent Link Centre January 4, 11 – Australia January 18, 25 – Russia February 1, 8 – Jamaica February 15, 22 – China March 1, 8 – Egypt March 15, 22 - Morocco March 29, April 5 – Ukraine April 12, 19 – Peru April 26, May 3 – Malaysia May 10, 17 – France May 24, 31 – Turkey June 7, 14 – Portugal June 21, 28 - Canada
Thursday, January 18, 2018
P.L.O.W (Parent Link on Wheels) Aka, Mobile Parent Link. Join a Parent Link staff at the following locations for early childhood development opportunities. This program offers a variety of play activities and an opportunity for social connections. Dates:  Thursdays, January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19, and May 17, 2018 Time:   9:00 am to 11:30 am Location: Heritage Hall, Harbor View Senior Centre Cost: Free, drop in
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Council meetings are open to the public and are held in council chambers in Cold Lake City Hall (5513 - 48 Avenue) from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm. For agendas and meeting minutes follow this link.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
LEGO™ Mania     ages 6 to 8 If there are any LEGO™ maniacs in your house, this program is right up their multi-coloured brick alley!  Participants will enjoy LEGO™ themed activities that focus on teamwork, developing social skills and creativity.  Dates: Tuesdays, January 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2018 Time: 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost: $20.00, registration is required
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Baby Connections Come and make connections with services in the community and other parents. Each week, we will have a professional come in to speak about a baby-related topic. Enjoy time with your little one, get some great tips, and learn some tools to help you become a better parent.  Dates:  Wednesdays, January 10 to June 27, 2018 Time:  1:30 pm to 2:30 pm Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost: Free, drop in
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Raising Confident, Competent Children The values, skills and behaviors to encourage children are the choice of every individual parent. However, some core skills are important for everyone. Children are more likely to be confident, succeed at school and get along with others when they develop certain life skills. This seminar is open to all parents. Childcare may be available. Please register at least 3 days in advance if you require childcare. Date:   Wednesday, January 24 or Thursday, March 29, 2018 Time: 9:30 am to 11:30 am Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost: Free, registration is required
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Mindfulness Learn the basics of how to bring mindfulness into your everyday life.  When we become mindful, our stress levels drop, we sleep better and our lives flow smoother. This four-week course can have a profound impact on your perspective on life and can help to stimulate meaningful and constructive changes.          Date:  Wednesdays, January 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2018 Time:    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Passport to the World Come join us and find out fascinating facts about other cultures and countries. On consecutive Thursday evenings, we will learn fun facts, food and flag of one country.  On the following Thursday, we will do a craft to highlight that country and get a stamp for your passport. If you have an item for show and tell, please bring it to the PLC to share. Date:  Thursdays, January 4 to June 28, 2018 Time:  4:30 pm to 5:30 pm Cost:  Free, drop-in Location: Parent Link Centre January 4, 11 – Australia January 18, 25 – Russia February 1, 8 – Jamaica February 15, 22 – China March 1, 8 – Egypt March 15, 22 - Morocco March 29, April 5 – Ukraine April 12, 19 – Peru April 26, May 3 – Malaysia May 10, 17 – France May 24, 31 – Turkey June 7, 14 – Portugal June 21, 28 - Canada
Sunday, January 28, 2018
Sledding, Snow Balls, and Snowmen Dress warm and bring your sled for some outdoor family fun. Spend some quality time together as a family. Join us for an afternoon filled with fun, snacks and a memorable time together. Learn new skills and make some new friends along the way. Date:   Sunday, January 28, 2018 Time:   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Location:  Cold Lake Golf and Winter Club Cost: Free
Monday, January 29, 2018
Infant Massage  Infant massage is a great way to interact and bond with your baby.  Of the five senses, touch is one of the most important developed after birth.  Please join us to learn new massage techniques while interacting with other parents. Babies must be 8 weeks old by the start of the four-week session. Dates:   Mondays, January 8, 15 and 29 and February 5 or Mondays, March 26 and April 9, 16 and 23, 2018 Time:  1:30 pm to 2:30 pm Cost:  Free, registration is required
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
LEGO™ Mania     ages 6 to 8 If there are any LEGO™ maniacs in your house, this program is right up their multi-coloured brick alley!  Participants will enjoy LEGO™ themed activities that focus on teamwork, developing social skills and creativity.  Dates: Tuesdays, January 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2018 Time: 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost: $20.00, registration is required
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Baby Connections Come and make connections with services in the community and other parents. Each week, we will have a professional come in to speak about a baby-related topic. Enjoy time with your little one, get some great tips, and learn some tools to help you become a better parent.  Dates:  Wednesdays, January 10 to June 27, 2018 Time:  1:30 pm to 2:30 pm Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost: Free, drop in
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Be the Change You Wish to See in the World This workshop is for youth who want to be a support for their peers experiencing the effects of bullying in our community. Attend this workshop to learn skills so you are ready to be part of the solution and take a stand on National Pink Day on February 28, 2017. You CAN make a difference. Date:   Wednesdays, January 31, February 7, February 14, February 21, 2018 Time:   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Location:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:   Free, registration is required
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Light Up the Night Join us under the neon moon. Family Fun Nights at FCSS and the parent Link Centre always include an evening of free entertainment for the entire family. Enjoy a light supper and crafts, games and activities based on our monthly theme. Dressing up is always encouraged! Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Mindfulness Learn the basics of how to bring mindfulness into your everyday life.  When we become mindful, our stress levels drop, we sleep better and our lives flow smoother. This four-week course can have a profound impact on your perspective on life and can help to stimulate meaningful and constructive changes.          Date:  Wednesdays, January 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2018 Time:    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Developing Good Bedtime Routines     Children need a good night’s sleep so they have enough energy for the next day’s activities. Parents also need adequate sleep and some childfree time to ensure their own needs are being met.  The goal is for children to develop healthy, independent sleep patterns. This discussion group will give some positive parenting strategies to help you develop a good bedtime routine. Childcare may be available. Please register at least 3 days in advance if you require childcare. Date:  Thursday, February 1 or Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Time: 9:30 am to 11:30 pm Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost: Free, registration is required
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Passport to the World Come join us and find out fascinating facts about other cultures and countries. On consecutive Thursday evenings, we will learn fun facts, food and flag of one country.  On the following Thursday, we will do a craft to highlight that country and get a stamp for your passport. If you have an item for show and tell, please bring it to the PLC to share. Date:  Thursdays, January 4 to June 28, 2018 Time:  4:30 pm to 5:30 pm Cost:  Free, drop-in Location: Parent Link Centre January 4, 11 – Australia January 18, 25 – Russia February 1, 8 – Jamaica February 15, 22 – China March 1, 8 – Egypt March 15, 22 - Morocco March 29, April 5 – Ukraine April 12, 19 – Peru April 26, May 3 – Malaysia May 10, 17 – France May 24, 31 – Turkey June 7, 14 – Portugal June 21, 28 - Canada
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Handle with Care The Handle with Care program is designed to help parents and caregivers promote the mental health of young children from birth to 6 years.  Four sessions consist of simple interactive strategies that build on the strengths of parents and caregivers. Date:  Thursdays, January 11, February 1, February 22, March 8, 2018 Time:  6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required

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