Upcoming Events

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Lunch Time Shinny (Drop-in Hockey) Imperial Oil Place Arena Every Tuesday and Friday afternoon 12:15-1:15 PM Lunchtime Shinny gives anyone 13 & up the opportunity to participate in a drop-in game of pick up hockey. Open to all skill levels.      
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Curious about 3D printing and how it works? Now's your chance to come to check it out! No cost, however, pre-registration is required. Soup provided!
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Kid Zone Tuesday February 26th 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Tuesday March 12th, 26th 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Tuesday April 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th 10:30 am - 12:30 pm We have an inflatable bounce house, and a great variety of toys, balls,crafts, and sport equipment for the kids to play with. $2 per child (children under two are free)    
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Family Fun Night – Star Light Star Bright Bring your neighbours and your aunt.  Bring your gran and her friends.  Family Fun Nights at FCSS and the Parent Link Centre welcome everyone to our evening of fun and food.  Enjoy a light meal and activities.  Dressing up is always encouraged! Zoom, zoom, zoom, we’re going to the moon!  Be prepared for a star filled adventure, some space “crafts” and an alien photo booth!  In the classroom, we will host our space obstacle course with glow sticks. Date:  Wednesdays, March 27 Time:  5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Location:  Parent Link Centre Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Sensory Exploration This program allows the opportunity for children to navigate their body in an environment by engaging in a variety of sensory experiences.  This six-week program focuses on skill development that prepares children for Kindergarten. Dates:  Wednesdays, March 27, April 3, 10, 24, and May 1 and 8 Time:  10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Location:  Cold Lake Energy Centre Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Pickleball-March Schedule Energy Centre Pickleball is a fun game that is played on a badminton court with a lowered net. It is played with a perforated plastic ball and a wood or composite paddle. It is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced competitive game for experienced players. All skill levels are welcome to drop-in !
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Baby Connections Each week, we will have a professional speak about a baby-related topic.  Enjoy time with your little one, learn some tools to help you become a better parent and make connections with other parents. Dates:  Wednesdays, January 9 – June 26 Time:  1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Location:  Parent Link Centre Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Passport to the World Every Thursday all day, discover fascinating facts about other cultures and countries from around the world.  We will learn about different recipes, flags and traditions, and listen to music.  Share your own knowledge and bring special keepsakes for show and tell.  Do not forget to get your passport stamped.  Dates:  January 3, 10-Spain | January 17, 24-Japan | January 31, February 7-India | February 14, 21-Scotland | February 28, March 7-Madagascar | March 14, 21-Jordan | March 28, April 4-Sweden | April 11, 18-Greece | April 25, May 2-China | May 9, 16-England | May 23, 30-Thailand | June 6, 13-Venezuela | June 20, 27-Canada Time:  All day Location:  Parent Link Centre Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Thursday, March 28, 2019
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 coping skills.  Childcare may be available.  Please register at least three days in advance if you require childcare. Date:  Thursday, March 28 Time:  9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Location:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Friday, March 29, 2019
Lunch Time Shinny (Drop-in Hockey) Imperial Oil Place Arena Every Tuesday and Friday afternoon 12:15-1:15 PM Lunchtime Shinny gives anyone 13 & up the opportunity to participate in a drop-in game of pick up hockey. Open to all skill levels.      
Friday, March 29, 2019
50+ Shinny (Drop-in hockey) Energy Centre Every Tuesday and Friday morning 10:45-12:00 PM 50+ Shinny gives anyone fifty and older the opportunity to participate in a drop-in game of pick up hockey. Open to all skill levels. 50+ Shinny is free for members, non-members drop-in rates apply.  
Friday, March 29, 2019
Ladies Hockey Tournament March 29,30,31 3 Games guaranteed, 18+, $300 registration fee per team
Friday, March 29, 2019
Showcase the creative talent within your school or community group while raising awareness about the important role of public works in our daily lives. Submission deadline: March 29, 2019. Application: click here Information, Terms and Conditions: click here  
Friday, March 29, 2019
Rhymes That Bind Rhymes That Bind is an oral family literacy program that parents and their children, ages 0-3, attend together.  It encourages parents to sing, rhyme, talk, and play with their children as much as possible.  The program introduces parents to various ways they can support their child’s early literacy and language experiences and, in doing so, helps promote healthy family relationships.  The Parent Link Centre will provide a snack. Dates:  Fridays, March 1, 15 and 29 Time:  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Ladies Hockey Tournament March 29,30,31 3 Games guaranteed, 18+, $300 registration fee per team
Saturday, March 30, 2019
The Five Ws You will be asking yourself these questions as you conduct science experiments to discover what happens when you mix ingredient A with ingredient B and try to answer what happened.  Encouraging age-appropriate emotional understanding supports early childhood development. Date:  Saturday, March 30 Time:  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location:  Parent Link Centre Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Ladies Hockey Tournament March 29,30,31 3 Games guaranteed, 18+, $300 registration fee per team
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Kid Zone Tuesday February 26th 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Tuesday March 12th, 26th 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Tuesday April 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th 10:30 am - 12:30 pm We have an inflatable bounce house, and a great variety of toys, balls,crafts, and sport equipment for the kids to play with. $2 per child (children under two are free)    
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Healthy Teeth for a Healthy Start A dental hygienist will be here to talk to the children about good oral health. Date:  Wednesday, April 3 Time:  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location:  Parent Link Centre Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Baby Connections Each week, we will have a professional speak about a baby-related topic.  Enjoy time with your little one, learn some tools to help you become a better parent and make connections with other parents. Dates:  Wednesdays, January 9 – June 26 Time:  1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Location:  Parent Link Centre Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Passport to the World Every Thursday all day, discover fascinating facts about other cultures and countries from around the world.  We will learn about different recipes, flags and traditions, and listen to music.  Share your own knowledge and bring special keepsakes for show and tell.  Do not forget to get your passport stamped.  Dates:  January 3, 10-Spain | January 17, 24-Japan | January 31, February 7-India | February 14, 21-Scotland | February 28, March 7-Madagascar | March 14, 21-Jordan | March 28, April 4-Sweden | April 11, 18-Greece | April 25, May 2-China | May 9, 16-England | May 23, 30-Thailand | June 6, 13-Venezuela | June 20, 27-Canada Time:  All day Location:  Parent Link Centre Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Thursday, April 4, 2019
PLOW (Parent Link on Wheels) Join a Parent Link staff at the following locations for Early Childhood Development opportunities.  This program offers a variety of play activities that encourages the development of physical skills and offers an opportunity for social connections for both adults and children. Date:  Thursday, April 4 Time:  9:00 AM – 11:30 AM Location:  Harbor View Senior Centre, Heritage Hall         Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Friday, April 5, 2019
Friday Fun April 5th Drop your kids off for an evening of bouncy houses, activities, games and arts & crafts 6:00-9:00 PM Ages 5-12 $10 per child, registration required
Friday, April 5, 2019
Rhymes That Bind Rhymes That Bind is an oral family literacy program that parents and their children, ages 0-3, attend together.  It encourages parents to sing, rhyme, talk, and play with their children as much as possible.  The program introduces parents to various ways they can support their child’s early literacy and language experiences and, in doing so, helps promote healthy family relationships.  The Parent Link Centre will provide a snack. Dates:  Fridays, April 5, 12 and 26 Time:  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location:  Cold Lake and District FCSS      Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Shake, Rattle and Roll You will be singing and dancing your heart out, as you listen and move to different kinds of music and play instruments in the Parent Link Centre band!  Music supports gross and fine motor skills as well as coordination. Date:  Saturday, April 6 Time:  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location:  Parent Link Centre Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Sunday, April 7, 2019
Cold Lake and District Volunteer Appreciation Event and Awards 2019 By participating in the Cold Lake and district Volunteer Appreciation Event and Awards, you can nominate your outstanding volunteers and treat them to a meal and live entertainment. Volunteer Award nominees and a guest receive a complimentary ticket to the event courtesy of our community partner, Lakeland Credit Union. Please note that no tickets will be sold at the door.  The 2019 Volunteer Awards will be presented at the Cold Lake Volunteer Appreciation Event.  Deadline for nominations is March 1, 2019. Nomination forms may be picked up at FCSS, or found HERE.  Date:     Sunday, April 7, 2019 Time:     12:00 pm -3:00 pm Location: Lakeland Inn Cost:      $12.50, registration is required Nomination information: All nominees receive a complimentary ticket to the Volunteer Appreciation Event for themselves and a guest.
Sunday, April 7, 2019
Cold Lake and District Volunteer Appreciation Event and Awards Recognize and thank your dedicated volunteers in a fun, cost-efficient way.  By participating in the Cold Lake and District Volunteer Appreciation Event and Awards, you can show gratitude to your organization’s volunteers and nominate an outstanding volunteer for an award.  Treat your volunteers to a delicious luncheon, door prizes and live musical entertainment by Cold Lake born, Jonah Langlois.  Tickets are limited to 200.  Sponsors of this event include Lakeland Credit Union and Volunteer Alberta. Date:  Sunday, April 7 Time:  12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Location:  Lakeland Inn  Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  $12.50/ticket, registration is required, tickets available for purchase on March 5 from FCSS
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Living Through Grief We all need a support system to help us as we move through our grief journey.  While family and friends are vital, unless they have experienced a close personal loss, they most likely do not fully “get it”.  That is where Living Through Grief can become a valuable resource for you.  Although this is not a support group, we encourage you to come so you can have the opportunity to begin the healing process.  Gain coping skills and tools to help you through the most difficult days.  Gain hope through conversations with people who understand first-hand what you are going through and gain an understanding of how children and family members react to loss.  Join us in our “safe haven” setting where you can express your emotions and release of feelings freely and confidentially.  Date:  Tuesday, April 9 Time:  6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Location:  Cold Lake and District FCSS      Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Kid Zone Tuesday February 26th 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Tuesday March 12th, 26th 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Tuesday April 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th 10:30 am - 12:30 pm We have an inflatable bounce house, and a great variety of toys, balls,crafts, and sport equipment for the kids to play with. $2 per child (children under two are free)    
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Baby Blues Are you struggling after having a baby?  Postpartum depression is a type of mood disorder connected with childbirth.  This monthly program is designed for caregivers of children from birth to age one, and is in partnership with The Mama Coach program. Date:  Tuesday, April 9 Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location:  Cold Lake District FCSS              Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Baby Connections Each week, we will have a professional speak about a baby-related topic.  Enjoy time with your little one, learn some tools to help you become a better parent and make connections with other parents. Dates:  Wednesdays, January 9 – June 26 Time:  1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Location:  Parent Link Centre Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Passport to the World Every Thursday all day, discover fascinating facts about other cultures and countries from around the world.  We will learn about different recipes, flags and traditions, and listen to music.  Share your own knowledge and bring special keepsakes for show and tell.  Do not forget to get your passport stamped.  Dates:  January 3, 10-Spain | January 17, 24-Japan | January 31, February 7-India | February 14, 21-Scotland | February 28, March 7-Madagascar | March 14, 21-Jordan | March 28, April 4-Sweden | April 11, 18-Greece | April 25, May 2-China | May 9, 16-England | May 23, 30-Thailand | June 6, 13-Venezuela | June 20, 27-Canada Time:  All day Location:  Parent Link Centre Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Cold Lake Youth Council This is a youth-led, volunteer-based organization that acts as a voice for the young people of Cold Lake and as peer advocates on civic and social issues.  They promote youth activism and civic engagement.  Members develop communication and leadership skills while building their resume and making new friends. Date:  Thursday, April 11 Time:  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Location:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Thursday, April 11, 2019
PLOW (Parent Link on Wheels) Join a Parent Link staff at the following locations for Early Childhood Development opportunities.  This program offers a variety of play activities that encourages the development of physical skills and offers an opportunity for social connections for both adults and children. Date:  Thursday, April 11 Time:  9:00 AM – 11:30 AM Location:  Latter Day Saints Church Hall, Cherry Grove    Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Co-Parenting:  How to Develop a Co-Parenting Plan This workshop addresses the importance for co-parents to design a collaborative co-parenting plan to ensure their children’s needs and interests are the focus and priority through separation/divorce and beyond.  Ideally parents should develop the parenting plan themselves, using the help of professionals focused on supporting their co-parenting efforts.  In this session, participants will have the opportunity to draft a co-parenting plan that will provide structure for how their children will be cared for by both parents.  Date:  Thursday, April 11 Time:  6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Location:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  $10.00, registration is required
Friday, April 12, 2019
2019 Home and Leisure Trade Show This annual Home & Leisure Trade Show at the Cold Lake Energy Centre features exhibitors of all types. Something for everyone - even the kids! Exhibits will be in the Reid Field House and Imperial Place at the Cold Lake Energy Centre. Friday, April 12th:  6PM - 9PM Saturday, April 13th:  10AM - 5PM Sunday, April 14th:  11AM - 4PM Visit https://coldlaketradeshow.ca/ for more information.
Friday, April 12, 2019
Rhymes That Bind Rhymes That Bind is an oral family literacy program that parents and their children, ages 0-3, attend together.  It encourages parents to sing, rhyme, talk, and play with their children as much as possible.  The program introduces parents to various ways they can support their child’s early literacy and language experiences and, in doing so, helps promote healthy family relationships.  The Parent Link Centre will provide a snack. Dates:  Fridays, April 5, 12 and 26 Time:  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location:  Cold Lake and District FCSS      Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Saturday, April 13, 2019
2019 Home and Leisure Trade Show This annual Home & Leisure Trade Show at the Cold Lake Energy Centre features exhibitors of all types. Something for everyone - even the kids! Exhibits will be in the Reid Field House and Imperial Place at the Cold Lake Energy Centre. Friday, April 12th:  6PM - 9PM Saturday, April 13th:  10AM - 5PM Sunday, April 14th:  11AM - 4PM Visit https://coldlaketradeshow.ca/ for more information.
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Dadurday After working hard all week, it is time for dads to get down and do what they do best, play actively with their children on Dadurday. Active play encourages curiosity about the world, and supports children to follow rules and instructions.  We will fill the day with climbing, jumping, a few tunnels and lots of fun! Date:  Saturday, April 13 Time:  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location:  Parent Link Centre      Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Sunday, April 14, 2019
2019 Home and Leisure Trade Show This annual Home & Leisure Trade Show at the Cold Lake Energy Centre features exhibitors of all types. Something for everyone - even the kids! Exhibits will be in the Reid Field House and Imperial Place at the Cold Lake Energy Centre. Friday, April 12th:  6PM - 9PM Saturday, April 13th:  10AM - 5PM Sunday, April 14th:  11AM - 4PM Visit https://coldlaketradeshow.ca/ for more information.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
School’s Out Lunch Box Hero This is a hands-on cooking program.  We cover the basics of kitchen and knife safety, and food handling hygiene.  Participants will be making several easy, fun, and tasty lunch recipes.  Please bring closed-toe shoes and a water bottle and tie up long hair. Date:  Tuesday, April 16 Time:  10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Location:  Cold Lake and District FCSS      Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  $20.00, registration is required
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Kid Zone Tuesday February 26th 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Tuesday March 12th, 26th 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Tuesday April 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th 10:30 am - 12:30 pm We have an inflatable bounce house, and a great variety of toys, balls,crafts, and sport equipment for the kids to play with. $2 per child (children under two are free)    
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Home Alone This program aims to empower youth to feel confident and capable when they are home alone.  We will discuss being responsible when left alone, safe snacking, cyber safety, and dealing with friends and siblings.  Cold Lake Fire Rescue will teach participants about fire safety.  Please bring a nut-free lunch and a water bottle.  A parent or guardian is required to attend the first 45 minutes of the program. Date:  Wednesday, April 17 Time:  9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Location:  Cold Lake and District FCSS      Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  $20.00, registration is required
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Moving and Grooving Kids Join us at the Cold Lake Energy Centre Reid Field House for a morning to work on those important developmental skills; fine motor, gross motor, communication, physical health and wellbeing, empathy and reflection, and encouraging curiosity.  We will also be exploring the family bond through stories, family worksheets, puppet shows and lots of fun!  The Alberta Health Services Infant and Child Development Coordinator will be on site to answer any questions you might have. Date:  Wednesday, April 17 Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location:  Cold Lake Energy Centre          Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Baby Connections Each week, we will have a professional speak about a baby-related topic.  Enjoy time with your little one, learn some tools to help you become a better parent and make connections with other parents. Dates:  Wednesdays, January 9 – June 26 Time:  1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Location:  Parent Link Centre Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Herbs for Healing Did you know that cinnamon lowers blood sugar levels and has a powerful anti-diabetic effect and that sage can improve brain function?  Peppermint relieves IBS pain and turmeric contains curcumin, a substance with powerful anti-inflammatory effects.  Basil can help fight infections and boosts immunity.  This program will reveal the basics of how to use nature’s own resources as healing benefits for the body, mind and spirit. Date:  Wednesday, April 17 Time:  6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Location:  Cold Lake and District FCSS      Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  $10.00, registration is required
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Passport to the World Every Thursday all day, discover fascinating facts about other cultures and countries from around the world.  We will learn about different recipes, flags and traditions, and listen to music.  Share your own knowledge and bring special keepsakes for show and tell.  Do not forget to get your passport stamped.  Dates:  January 3, 10-Spain | January 17, 24-Japan | January 31, February 7-India | February 14, 21-Scotland | February 28, March 7-Madagascar | March 14, 21-Jordan | March 28, April 4-Sweden | April 11, 18-Greece | April 25, May 2-China | May 9, 16-England | May 23, 30-Thailand | June 6, 13-Venezuela | June 20, 27-Canada Time:  All day Location:  Parent Link Centre Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Lorin Yochim, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at Concordia University of Edmonton, will be coming to Cold Lake South Branch Library on Thursday, April 18 at 6:30 pm to talk about his latest book on China, Navigating the Inspirational City. There is no cost to attend this event, and no registration is necessary.
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Silly Science – Forensics This fun, hands-on program inspires youth to appreciate that science is a part of our everyday lives.  It encourages them to ask questions, change the process to get new results, and be excited about exploring the world around them.  OSUM has invested in our scientists, innovators and design-thinkers of tomorrow by funding this year’s Silly Science. Somebody at the last cookie and will not confess.  The caution tape is secure; this is now a criminal investigations scene.  Forensic science uses many branches of science including biology, chemistry and physics to investigate evidence.  We will do just that to catch the cookie monster. Date:  Thursday, April 18 Time:  9:00 AM – 11:30 AM Location:  Cold Lake and District FCSS      Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Silly Science – My Incredible Body Let’s explore anatomy and the amazing systems that make up our bodies.  Using cells, tissues, and organs we will work in teams to make all systems get along to keep our body functioning. Date:  Thursday, April 18 Time:  1:30 PM – 4:00 PM Location:  Cold Lake and District FCSS      Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required

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