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.

Instructor: Dana Luebke
Dates: Mondays, starting Jan. 28
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 a 30-45 minute work out. All levels of fitness welcome! No equipment required. A yoga mat is optional. 

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

Chi Gong

This moving meditation can help to balance and harness your Qi (also spelled chi), or "life energy". The activity takes you through a set of slow, gentle movements while you focus on visualization and your breathing. This simple practice brings more peace, joy and balance to your life as it dissolves pain, worries, depression, anxiety and fears. While all this is happening, you are healing your physical body, your mind and emotions, and connecting spiritually. No cost, but donations will be accepted for a designated charity.  

Instructor: Edna Howdle
Dates: Mondays, Jan. 7 - Aug. 26
Time: 3:00 pm
Location: Sheep River Library
 

Sourdough Bread Class

Discover the process of making sourdough from the beginning until it goes in the oven. There will be opportunities to see and experience the succession of sourdough at various stages of what is usually a 12 to 14 hour process. At the end we will taste some fresh-baked bread. Sourdough starter will be provided.    

Instructor: Jane Toews
Dates: 2 Wednesdays, Jan. 16 & 23 (2 classes)
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Sheep River Library
 

How to Solve Cryptic Crosswords

Have you ever wondered what these puzzles are all about? Do the clues seem nonsensical? Learn the techinques for solving these puzzles in one evening so that you can enjoy hours of satisfying puzzle solving. 

Date: Wednesday, Jan. 23
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Sheep River Library
 

Inductive Bible Study

We will be studying Hebrews Part 2 (Chapters 5 - 10), using the inductive method. 

Instructor: Jan Burney
Dates
: Wednesdays, starting Jan. 9
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Sheep River Library
Cost: $10 for course materials
 

Women's Bible Study : The Armor 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
Dates
: Tuesdays, starting Jan. 8
Time: 9:30 am
Location: Sheep River Library
 

Repair Café

We will have five different stations with skilled volunteers to fix a variety of broken household items. Also, learn how to use a 3-D printer so those items do not have to be tossed away or replaced. 

Date: Saturday, Mar. 16
Time: noon - 5:00 pm
Location: Sheep River Library
 

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
Date
: Thursday, Feb. 7
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Sheep River Library