Upcoming Events

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Active Parenting Now For Parents of Children Ages 5-12 This program teaches proven techniques to assist parents to communicate with children aged 5 to 12 years old. Learn how to achieve cooperation and solve problems together. Topics covered include the active parent, courage and self-esteem, routines and problem solving, responsibility and discipline and cooperation and communication. Date:Thursday, February 23, 2017 Time:10:00 am to 12:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:$10.00, pre-registration is required
Thursday, February 23, 2017
TRIPLE P PARENTING SEMINAR SERIES Raising Resilient Children One of the most important tasks of parenthood is helping children learn to deal with their emotions. All children experience periods of stress in their lives and need the emotional skills to deal with it. Children’s emotional resilience, or ability to cope with their feelings, is important to their long-term happiness, wellbeing and success in life. Free childcare will be available. Date:Thursday, February 23, 2017 Time:10:00 am to 12:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:Free, pre-registration is required
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Gross Motor Centers Hop, skip and jump over to the Parent Link Centre for indoor activities. Children and parents will be encouraged to work together to develop gross motor skills through a variety of activities. Date:Thursdays: January 26, February 23, March 30, April 27, June 1 and June 29, 2017 Time: All day Location: Parent Link Centre  
Thursday, February 23, 2017
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! Date:Thursdays, January 19, February 23, March 16, April 20 and May 18, 2017 Time:6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:Free, drop-in program
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Musical Beginnings Shake, Shake, Shake, Senora! Come join us for tons of musical fun, from dancing, to making your own musical instruments, this program is bound to get your body moving and grooving. Date: Thursdays: January 12 and 26, February 9 and 23, March 9 and 23, April 6 and 20, May, 4 and 18, June 1, 15 and 29, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Friday, February 24, 2017
ASQ Training This professional development opportunity is open to service providers who work with children from birth to age five. Learn how to use the ASQ-3 and ASQ-SE screening tools effectively. Date:Friday, February 24, 2017 Time:3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:Free, pre-registration is required
Friday, February 24, 2017
This event has been cancelled. Pink Tie Soiree In celebration of Pink Shirt Day, put on your best pink and join the Cold Lake Bully Free Committee for an evening of delicious food, entertainment and prizes. Space is limited. Please register at FCSS for your ticket. Date:Friday, February 24, 2017 Time:6:00 pm to 12:00 am Location:Lakeland Inn Cost:$20.00, pre-registration is required
Saturday, February 25, 2017
The Five Senses Can you smell the fun? Come out to our five senses adventure, as you learn about taste, smell, sight, hearing and touch! Each activity that we create will have lasting memories that will take a bite out of your imagination. Date:Saturdays: January 28, February 25, March 25, April 22, May 27 and June 24, 2017 Time 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Winterfest is coming! Here are some of the great events coming to the Cold Lake Marina on Feb. 25!
Saturday, February 25, 2017
The Rural Alberta Business Centre & 4 Wing MFRCS presents Personality Dimensions on Feb. 25, from 9 am to 4:30 pm.  To register, call 780-594-1090 or email contact@northeastrabc.ca
Monday, February 27, 2017
Family Games Night Come one come all to our evening of laughter and play. We will roll the dice into a fun-filled event. Try your skills at Jenga, Charades, Go Fish, Kinect 4, Twister, Red Light Green Light, and so much more. Date:Mondays: January 16 and 30, February 13 and 27, March 13 and 27, April 10 and 24, May 8, June 5 and 19, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free  
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Lights Camera Action Do you have a flare for theatrics, a sense of creativity, or a dash of artistic qualities? Then come on out to our drama-filled evening. We may create puppets, put on a show, or practice our facial expressions. Date:Tuesdays: January 3, 17 and 31, February 14 and 28, March 14 and 28, April 11 and 25, May 9 and 23, June 6 and 20, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
From Lack to Abundance Your ability to experience abundance, happiness, and harmony in life is an internal journey. This six-week course will guide you in learning how to apply success and abundance principles in your life with consistency. Learn to attract what you desire. Date:February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1 and 8, 2017 Time:6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:$150, pre-registration is required
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Peaceful Minds Join us for relaxing meditation, stretching, and deep breathing. Not only will your child benefit from this program, but you can learn everyday skills that you can take home to the whole family. Release your daily stressors by practicing some helpful mindfulness. Date:Wednesdays:January 4 and 18, February 1 and 15, March 1 and 15, April 12, May 10 and 24, June 7 and 21, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Thursday, March 2, 2017
A Crafty One Come make a mess on us! We will bring crafts to a whole new level; from tie dye, to glitter and sparkles. Every Crafty One will include step-by-step facilitated activities, which will be fun for the whole family. Date:Thursdays:January 5 and 19, February 2 and 16, March 2 and 16, March 30, April 13 and 27, May 11 and 25, June 8 and 22, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Saturday, March 4, 2017
Moving Mommas Let’s boogie the morning away as we celebrate the special bond that moms or female caregivers have with their child! Today is focused on getting children moving whether this is through dance, an obstacle course, or some good old fashioned games. Date:Saturdays:January 7, February 4, March 4, April 1, May 6 and June 3, 2017 Time 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: Parent Link Centre Cost Free
Sunday, March 5, 2017
Books and Crafts Together we will read stories and enjoy activities. Child and parents will be encouraged to work together to develop knowledge through a variety of books and crafts. Date:Sundays: January 8, February 5, March 5, April 2, May 14, and June 11, 2017 Time 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Make and Take Shake it, mix it, stir it twice, that’s the way we make it nice. Creating fun recipes for you to take home and enjoy. Just add heat, water or an egg and you will have the perfect recipe for you and your family! Date:Tuesdays: January 10, January 24, February 7, February 21, March 7, March 21, April 4, April 18, May 2, May 16, May 30, June 13 and June 27, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free  
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
LEGO Masters – Ages 9 to 11 Take your LEGO™ creations to a completely new level at LEGO™ Masters! LEGO™ enthusiasts will become familiar with gears, levers, cams and simple robotics. The ability to work as a team member will be a requirement to participate in this program. Registration is limited to 15 participants Date:Tuesdays, March 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2017 Time:4:30 pm to 6:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:$20.00, pre-registration is required
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
From Lack to Abundance Your ability to experience abundance, happiness, and harmony in life is an internal journey. This six-week course will guide you in learning how to apply success and abundance principles in your life with consistency. Learn to attract what you desire. Date:February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1 and 8, 2017 Time:6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:$150, pre-registration is required
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
The “What To Do When” Series – Ages 6 to 9 Session Two: What To Do When you Dread Your Bed Wouldn’t it be great if you could climb into bed, snuggle under your covers, and fall asleep without any fuss or fear, without an extra drink, or an extra hug, or trip to the bathroom? Bedtime is tough for many kids. If you’re a kid who dreads your bed, and are convinced that nothing short of magic will make nighttime easier, then this course is for you. Date:Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Time:6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:$10.00, pre-registration is required
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Hop, Skip and a Jump It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s super kid! It’s just about getting up and moving around, having fun on the balance beam, doings hula-hoops, going through tunnels, or burning off some energy in our large obstacle course. This night will be sure to leave you smiling! Date:Wednesdays: January 11, February 8, March 8, March 22, April 5 and 19, May 3 and 17 and June 14, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free  
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Let’s Talk About It Teen Series Transitioning from child to adult can be full of tension and tough decisions. Bully Free is here to offer facilitator led sessions to learn strategies that will help reduce and deal with bullying, relationships, peer pressure, suicide, and drugs and alcohol in a safe group setting. A light supper will be provided. Date:January 18, February 8, March 8, April 5, May 3, June 7, 2017 Time:5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:Free, pre-registration is required
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Learning to say “No” For many parents it may be easier to give in rather than say no and deal with negative reaction. This workshop is designed to empower parents to take back control of their households, and learn new ways to give consequences that work. Date:Thursday, March 9, 2017 Time:10:00 am to 12:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:$10.00, pre-registration is required
Thursday, March 9, 2017
TRIPLE P PARENTING SEMINAR SERIES 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. Free childcare will be available. Date:Thursday, March 9, 2017 Time:10:00 am to 12:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:Free, pre-registration is required
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Musical Beginnings Shake, Shake, Shake, Senora! Come join us for tons of musical fun, from dancing, to making your own musical instruments, this program is bound to get your body moving and grooving. Date: Thursdays: January 12 and 26, February 9 and 23, March 9 and 23, April 6 and 20, May, 4 and 18, June 1, 15 and 29, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Musical Beginnings Shake, Shake, Shake, Senora! Come join us for tons of musical fun, from dancing, to making your own musical instruments, this program is bound to get your body moving and grooving. Date: Thursdays: January 12 and 26, February 9 and 23, March 9 and 23, April 6 and 20, May, 4 and 18, June 1, 15 and 29, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Cold Lake Health Care Centre Auxiliary Meeting Meetings are held at the cafeteria in the Cold Lake Healthcare Centre at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. Other dates: Dec. 12, Feb. 9, March 9, April 13, May 11, and June 8.
Friday, March 10, 2017
Mother Goose This program has been designed for babies from birth to 24 months and aims for parents to enjoy communicating with their babies through rhymes, music and stories. This program will provide a positive and fun experience for both parents and children. Date:Fridays: January 13, February 10, March 10, April 21, May 12 and June 9, 2017 Time:10:00 am to 10:30 am Location: Parent Link Centre
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Stormy Weather - Ages 6 to 8 Participants will discover how Canada’s climate regions affect Cold Lake and explore more reasons to reduce, reuse, and recycle. We will also explore other weather phenomenon through wild experiments. Date:Saturday, March 11, 2017 Time:1:00 pm to 3:30 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:Free, pre-registration is required
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Slimy Saturdays What’s oozy and gooey and slimy all over? You’ll have to come to Slimy Saturdays to find out! This super sensory morning is sure to revive your senses! Come dressed to impress as we will be getting messy. Date:Saturdays: January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13 and June 10, 2017 Time 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free  
Monday, March 13, 2017
Family Games Night Come one come all to our evening of laughter and play. We will roll the dice into a fun-filled event. Try your skills at Jenga, Charades, Go Fish, Kinect 4, Twister, Red Light Green Light, and so much more. Date:Mondays: January 16 and 30, February 13 and 27, March 13 and 27, April 10 and 24, May 8, June 5 and 19, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free  
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Lights Camera Action Do you have a flare for theatrics, a sense of creativity, or a dash of artistic qualities? Then come on out to our drama-filled evening. We may create puppets, put on a show, or practice our facial expressions. Date:Tuesdays: January 3, 17 and 31, February 14 and 28, March 14 and 28, April 11 and 25, May 9 and 23, June 6 and 20, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
LEGO Masters – Ages 9 to 11 Take your LEGO™ creations to a completely new level at LEGO™ Masters! LEGO™ enthusiasts will become familiar with gears, levers, cams and simple robotics. The ability to work as a team member will be a requirement to participate in this program. Registration is limited to 15 participants Date:Tuesdays, March 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2017 Time:4:30 pm to 6:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:$20.00, pre-registration is required
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Peaceful Minds Join us for relaxing meditation, stretching, and deep breathing. Not only will your child benefit from this program, but you can learn everyday skills that you can take home to the whole family. Release your daily stressors by practicing some helpful mindfulness. Date:Wednesdays:January 4 and 18, February 1 and 15, March 1 and 15, April 12, May 10 and 24, June 7 and 21, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Thursday, March 16, 2017
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! Date:Thursdays, January 19, February 23, March 16, April 20 and May 18, 2017 Time:6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:Free, drop-in program
Thursday, March 16, 2017
A Crafty One Come make a mess on us! We will bring crafts to a whole new level; from tie dye, to glitter and sparkles. Every Crafty One will include step-by-step facilitated activities, which will be fun for the whole family. Date:Thursdays:January 5 and 19, February 2 and 16, March 2 and 16, March 30, April 13 and 27, May 11 and 25, June 8 and 22, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Friday, March 17, 2017
The Luck of the Irish Leprechauns, shamrocks and laughter represent St. Patrick’s Day the most! We will spend the morning laughing, decorating and making a festive St. Patrick’s Day craft with leprechauns and shamrocks. Date:Friday, March 17, 2017 Time:9:00 am to 12:00 pm Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Super Dads Saturdays 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 favorite super power is. Costumes are welcome! Date:Saturdays: January 21, March 18 and June 17, 2017 Time 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Fine Motor Skills Develop hands, fingers and thumbs. Children and parents will work together printing, holding, buttoning, cutting, drawing, colouring, and much, much more. Date:Sundays: January 22, March 19, May 28 and June 25, 2017 Time 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free    
Monday, March 20, 2017
Kids Have Stress Too The KHST! Program has been designed to influence young children’s social and emotional development. This program teaches parents how to help young children enhance their physical, mental, emotional and behavioral coping skills, thinking styles and key abilities during the important window of opportunity of the preschool years. Date:Monday, March 20, 2017 Time:4:30 pm to 6:30 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:Free, pre-registration is required
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Critter Care A specially trained pet counselor will bring a variety of small creatures to the Parent Link Centre. It is sure to be an interactive, fun and educational experience! Date:Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Time:10:00 am to 11:00 am Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Make and Take Shake it, mix it, stir it twice, that’s the way we make it nice. Creating fun recipes for you to take home and enjoy. Just add heat, water or an egg and you will have the perfect recipe for you and your family! Date:Tuesdays: January 10, January 24, February 7, February 21, March 7, March 21, April 4, April 18, May 2, May 16, May 30, June 13 and June 27, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free  
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination March 21 is International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Please join our panel discussion and hear how we can combat issues related to discrimination. Date:Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Time:2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:Free, pre-registration is required
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Grief Reunion This is a special class where we invite all participants from past years to come and share. Where are you now? What worked for you as you moved through the grieving process? Where did you get stuck and how can we assist you? Do you just need a safe place to come and share your story because you feel your friends don’t want to listen anymore? Our door is open to all and you are free to share your feelings openly and honestly. Date:Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Time:6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:Free
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
LEGO Masters – Ages 9 to 11 Take your LEGO™ creations to a completely new level at LEGO™ Masters! LEGO™ enthusiasts will become familiar with gears, levers, cams and simple robotics. The ability to work as a team member will be a requirement to participate in this program. Registration is limited to 15 participants Date:Tuesdays, March 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2017 Time:4:30 pm to 6:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:$20.00, pre-registration is required
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
The “What To Do When” Series – Ages 6 to 9 Session Three: What To Do When Your Temper Flares Do you ever feel angry for no reason? Do you have a hard time calming down after getting into a fight with your brother, sister or friend? This interactive course will help you identify what is frustrating to you, and give you some helpful tips on how to calm yourself down and learn strategies to self-regulate. Date:Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Time:6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:$10.00, pre-registration is required
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Hop, Skip and a Jump It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s super kid! It’s just about getting up and moving around, having fun on the balance beam, doings hula-hoops, going through tunnels, or burning off some energy in our large obstacle course. This night will be sure to leave you smiling! Date:Wednesdays: January 11, February 8, March 8, March 22, April 5 and 19, May 3 and 17 and June 14, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free  
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Musical Beginnings Shake, Shake, Shake, Senora! Come join us for tons of musical fun, from dancing, to making your own musical instruments, this program is bound to get your body moving and grooving. Date: Thursdays: January 12 and 26, February 9 and 23, March 9 and 23, April 6 and 20, May, 4 and 18, June 1, 15 and 29, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Musical Beginnings Shake, Shake, Shake, Senora! Come join us for tons of musical fun, from dancing, to making your own musical instruments, this program is bound to get your body moving and grooving. Date: Thursdays: January 12 and 26, February 9 and 23, March 9 and 23, April 6 and 20, May, 4 and 18, June 1, 15 and 29, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free

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