Mind & Body

Program Registration: By phone: 403-933-3278 or in person at the library. Program fee, if applicable, must be paid at time of registration. Cash, cheque, or debit is accepted.

Brain and Body Fitness for Seniors

Regain the joy of movement. Improve body awareness, balance, coordination and mobility through gentle movements and exercises. Learn Brain Gym® activities to improve focus, concentration, organization and communication and to feel calm, relaxed and centred.

Brain and Body Fitness Introductory Workshop for those who want to know what Brain and Body is all about will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 7:00 pm 

Instructor: Dana Luebke
Dates: Mondays, starting Sept. 10
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Sheep River Library
Cost: $78.75 for 10 sessions or $10 drop-in fee

Diamond Valley Fit Club

Come for an hour working out to a DVD.

Facilitator: Rachel Kates
: Wednesdays
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Sheep River Library

Craving Change ™

This four-part class focuses on WHY you eat what you do. As you become more aware of your personal eating triggers, you will be able to control your food cravings and change your problematic eating behaviours. This is a cognitive-behavioural approach that encourages you to consider how your thoughts, emotions and behaviours all interact.  

Instructors: Calgary Regional Primary Care Network
Dates: Mondays, Sept. 17 - Oct. 15
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Location: Sheep River Library

Register online at www.crpcn.ca or call 403-652-1654.

Acrylic Landscape Painting Course

Learn how to paint a landscape using a photo for reference for beginner and intermediate painters.  

Instructor: Jenna Moore
Dates: Mondays, Sept. 17 & 24 (2 classes)
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Location: Sheep River Library

The Three Cs of Writing : Complete, Concise and Clear

Perfect for folks beginning their writing journey or seasoned writers who would like to hone their craft in short non-fiction, writing for magazines and websites and self-editing. 

Instructor: Jim McLennan
: Wednesdays, Nov. 7, 21 & Dec. 5 (3 sessions)
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Sheep River Library
Cost: $60 + GST

Inductive Bible Study

We will be starting study of the book of Hebrews, using the inductive method. No previous experience required.

Instructor: Jan Burney
: Wednesdays, starting Sept. 5
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Sheep River Library
Cost: $10 for course materials

Women's Bible Study : Discerning the Voice of God

This 7-week study by Priscilla Shirer will focus on learning how God speaks. Start and end times are perfect for those who have children in pre-school. For more information on the study or childcare provisions, call Deborah McInnes 403-630-8681.

Facilitator: Deborah McInnes
: Tuesdays, starting Sept. 18
Time: 8:45 am
Location: Sheep River Library

Make Your Own Heritage Broom

Learn how to make your own hearth, floor or cobweb broom, handwoven in the same manner used in the 1800s. Not only are these brooms fully functional, they are worthy of hanging as handsome pieces of art. One day classes are limited.

Instructor: David Campbell
: Saturdays, Oct. 13 or 20
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Sheep River Library
Cost: $150 (includes all materials)

Library e-Resources

Find out what free digital resources are at your fingertips with your library card: books, magazines, newspapers, movies, music and many more.

Instructors: Jan Burney & Gita Grahame
: Tuesday, Sept. 25
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Sheep River Library

Encaustic Demonstration

From mid October to mid December, Penny Gunderson will be displaying her Encaustic Art at the library. Penny will be demonstrating this process of painting with hot beeswax, damar resin and pigment combined in a wax stick.

Instructor: Penny Gunderson
: Saturday, Nov. 17
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Sheep River Library