Upcoming Events

Sunday, May 26, 2019
STICK & PUCK Sunday May 26, 2019 @ 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM  Stick and Puck is open to all ages, and gives anyone the chance to play around with a stick and puck, or the opportunity to work on skill building. Gloves and Helmet are required. Free with membership or drop in rates apply.  
Sunday, May 26, 2019
FREE Public Skating Sunday May 26, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM Public skating is free and open to everyone, must have skates to be on the ice. No sticks and pucks are permitted on the ice during public skating times.  
Sunday, May 26, 2019
Family Adventure Program Ye Olde Maclean Hobby Farm Spend some quality time together as a family in an afternoon filled with adventure and activities.  Learn new skills, make some new friends and enjoy the ride. There’s nothing like spending an afternoon bonding with your family at the MacLean Hobby Farm with cute farm animals. Date:  Sunday, May 26 Time:  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Location:  Ye Old MacLean Hobby Farm Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Sunday, May 26, 2019
Monday, May 27, 2019
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
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, May 28 Time:  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location:  Parent Link Centre Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Is There Always More Month Than Money? No matter where you are on your financial journey, you need to know that it is possible to turn your financial life around.  Sometimes all it takes is that first step in the right direction to get things moving in your favour.  As with most things, sometimes that first step is the hardest part.  We created a money management program that focuses on your spending habits to put you back in control of your financial life.  This course will provide tips and tricks about money management. Date:  Wednesday, May 29 Time:  6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Location:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Wednesday, May 29, 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, May 30, 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, May 30, 2019
Friday, May 31, 2019
Friday Fun May 31, 2019 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, May 31, 2019
Seniors’ Dinner Enjoy the comradery of our neighboring seniors’ societies and local friends.  Get your tickets early; this event is always a sell out!  Tickets are available at the Cold Lake Seniors’ Society, 780-639-0065. Date:  Friday, May 31 Time:  4:30 PM Cocktails, 5:30 PM Dinner Location:  Cold Lake Seniors’ Society Contact:  Cold Lake Seniors’ Society Cost:  $15.00, per ticket
Friday, May 31, 2019
Family Connections – Spring is in the Air Family Connections are intended to build strong family relationships, share family traditions and increase awareness in the community. Join us Friday night to attend our FCSS nature walk!  You will learn about nature, the environment, and the benefits of being outside.  You will also get the opportunity to create your own fairy/dinosaur garden with your family.  This program is designed to increase community awareness and build the family bond. Date:  Friday, May 31 Time:  4:30 PM – 7:00 PM Location:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Friday, May 31, 2019
Get your forms here for registration! Group Waiver Registration form Beach Volleyball registration is due by May 31! Contact the Energy Centre to get your team registered.
Saturday, June 1, 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, June 1 Time:  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location:  Parent Link Centre      Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Monday, June 3, 2019
Intergenerational Ice Cream Social “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!” Enjoy creating garden rocks together at the long-term care garden, and then reward yourself with a tasty ice cream treat!  This event celebrates both young children and seniors in our community.  The Early Childhood Development Coalition and Senior’s Advocacy bring this initiative to you. Date:  Monday, June 3 Time:  2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Location:  Long Term Care, Cold Lake Hospital     Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Pancake Breakfast This year’s annual pancake breakfast will have a flair of open trail to celebrate rodeo week. Date:  Tuesday, June 4 Time:  9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Arts and Crafts Afternoon The Seniors’ Society is hosting a wonderful afternoon of friendship and comradery as seniors enjoy creating their unique masterpieces. Date:  Wednesday, June 5 Time:  1:00 PM – 3:30 PM Location:  Cold Lake Seniors’ Society Contact:  Cold Lake Seniors’ Society Cost:  Free, drop-in
Wednesday, June 5, 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, June 6, 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, June 6, 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, June 6 Time:  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Location:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Humane Society When children interact with animals, they have a rich learning experience in developing self-esteem, responsibility, improved social skills and much greater empathy.  Join a PLC staff and the volunteers from the Lakeland Humane Society for a tour and interactions with the animals.  Date:  Wednesdays, June 6 Time:  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Location:  Lakeland Human Society Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Humane Society When children interact with animals, they have a rich learning experience in developing self-esteem, responsibility, improved social skills and much greater empathy.  Join a PLC staff and the volunteers from the Lakeland Humane Society for a tour and interactions with the animals.  Date:  Wednesdays, June 6 Time:  1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Location:  Lakeland Human Society Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Seniors Luncheon The luncheon will include a presentation on how we can change the conversation about ageism.  Stay after the presentation and enjoy an afternoon of floor curling and mingling. Date:  Thursday, June 6 Time:  1:00 PM – 3:30 PM Location:  Cold Lake Seniors’ Society Contact:  Cold Lake Seniors’ Society Cost:  Free, drop-in
Friday, June 7, 2019
Something for Everyone Sports enthusiasts can enjoy senior focused exercise classes and Pickle Ball and for those who would enjoy a more leisurely day there is Bingo and the flower arranging program. Date:  Friday, June 7 Time:  9:00 AM – 1:30 PM Location:  Cold Lake Seniors’ Society Contact:  Cold Lake Seniors’ Society Cost:  Free, drop-in
Friday, June 7, 2019
Bike Rodeo Learn about bike safety and preventing bicycle concussions followed by helmet demonstration.  Professionals will inspect and repair your bicycles and check our helmet for proper fitting. Date:  Friday, June 7 Time:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Friday, June 7, 2019
Saturday, June 8, 2019
Bouncy House Fun Day Energy Centre   Drop-in rate is $4 per child, and children under the age of 2 are free. Looking for a birthday idea? Why not make it a Bouncy House Party! Bring the kids to bounce and then rent a room for cake, food and presents!    
Saturday, June 8, 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. Date:  Saturday, June 8 Time:  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location:  Parent Link Centre Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Tuesday, June 11, 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, June 11 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, June 11, 2019
Eat Right, Be Bright Have fun creating a healthy snack with your child and learn about the roles of parents and children at mealtimes.  Bring your questions about feeding your kids for our dietitian. Date:  Tuesday, June 11 Time:  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location:  Parent Link Centre Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Tuesday, June 11, 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, June 11 Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location:  Cold Lake District FCSS              Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Child Find The RCMP and Victim Services will provide support to fill out your child find booklets as well as to answer any questions you may have. Date:  Wednesday, June 12 Time:  9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Location:  Parent Link Centre      Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Wednesday, June 12, 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, June 13, 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, June 13 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, June 13, 2019
“What to do When” – You dread the Bed This session is based on the “What to do When” series of youth workbooks.  it is designed to introduce and exercise practical and healthy coping strategies for a variety of situations and challenges. Wouldn't it be great if you could climb into bed, snuggle under your covers, and fall asleep without any fuss or fear?  Without listening for noises or thinking about bad people?  Without an extra drink, or an extra hug, or an extra 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 if for you.  Date:  Thursday, June 13 Time:  4:30 PM – 6:00 PM Location:  Parent Link Centre      Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  $10.00, registration is required
Thursday, June 13, 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
Saturday, June 15, 2019
NERF WARS - COLD LAKE ENERGY CENTRE Nerf Wars is always a great time, no matter what your age! Pre-registration is strongly encouraged but drop-ins are accepted where space is available. As always we provide the ammo, nerf guns, and eye wear. Looking for a birthday idea? Why not make it a Nerf Wars Party! Register for a Nerf Wars time and rent a room for cake, food and presents!
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Puppet Master Today is about actively listening to a story, building a stage, creating a character and developing the character as you reenact the story on stage.  Storytelling is great for communication and supporting children to obtain awareness of the world. Date:  Saturday, June 15 Time:  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location:  Parent Link Centre Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Saturday, June 15, 2019
TELUS World of Science Bus Trip Join us for a full day adventure to the TELUS World of Science in Edmonton.  we will see science demonstrations, the feature exhibition and all galleries.  The fun doesn't start and end there; the bus ride will be full of laughter and games with new friends!  This is a great opportunity for children to be independent and practice for camp this summer.  A light supper is included. Date:  Saturday, June 15 Time:  7:00 AM – 7:00 PM Location:  TELUS World of Science Edmonton Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  $40.00, registration is required
Sunday, June 16, 2019
Family Adventure Program Family Beach Day Spend some quality time together as a family in an afternoon filled with adventure and activities.  Learn new skills, make some new friends and enjoy the ride. Beach volleyball, kayaking and paddle boarding are great ways to have some family fun at the beach.  Join Wicked Watersport Rentals for an afternoon of water fun. Date:  Sunday, June 16 Time:  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Location:  Kinosoo Beach Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Ambulance Visit The Cold Lake Ambulance Society will be visiting the Parent Link Centre to help your children understand how our first responders care and assist others. Date:  Tuesday, June 18 Time:  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location:  Parent Link Centre Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Peace Officer Visit Come meet our community peace officers and learn how they keep us safe.  Prepare your child to become familiar with our special community helpers so they can recognize and be comfortable interacting with them. Date:  Wednesday, June 19 Time:  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location:  Parent Link Centre      Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Wednesday, June 19, 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, June 19 Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location:  Cold Lake Energy Centre          Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, registration is required
Wednesday, June 19, 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, June 20, 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, June 20, 2019
Appropriate Chores for Ages 5-12 Do you ever question if your child is doing enough around the family home?  Chores are a daily part of being a contributing member of the family unit.  Many times parents may wonder if they are giving their child too many or not enough chores.  This workshop will identify what chores are appropriate for your child, how to set new boundaries with your child, and how to apply new chores in the home. Date:  Thursday, June 20 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
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Neighbourhood Block Parties:  Building Engaged and Empowered Communities Neighbourhood Block Parties provide opportunities for residents to meet and work together to address community issues and encourage citizens to be active participants in their community.  Neighbours knowing neighbours is a key element to increasing community safety and fostering positive neighbourhood relationships.  Cold Lake and District FCSS along with their community partners are building compassionate communities of engaged and empowered people by hosting a Neighbourhood Block Party.  Bring a picnic blanket or lawn chairs.  Date:  Thursday, June 20 Time:  5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Location:  Shipwreck Park            Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in
Saturday, June 22, 2019
Ooey Gooey What oozes, is gooey and slimy all over?  You will not believe what your eyes see, your nose smells, your mouth tastes, your ears hear, and what you feel when you mix it all together.  Sensory activity increases fine motor skills. Date:  Saturday, June 22 Time:  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location:  Parent Link Centre Contact:  Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:  Free, drop-in

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