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Students in both Grasslands and Christ the Redeemer  are off from school for Family Week.  Students return to class on Monday, February 26th.

The Brooks Bandits are on the road the weekend of February 16th and 17th, playing Grande Prairie Friday night and Whitecourt on Saturday. Hear all the action on Real Country 105.7 with the pre show with Tyler King.

The Brooks Bandits Family Day game is on Monday, February 19th, at 4:00 pm when they play host to the Drumheller Dragons. If you can make it to the game, catch all the action on Real Country 105.7.

The Newell Concert Series presents  the Blake Reid Band on Friday, February 23rd , 7:30 at Griffin Park.  Rush seats will be available. Tickets are only $10.

SPEC LINKS would like to invite the community to Free Family Sports and Fitness. Every Sunday from 2pm-4 pm at the JBS Canada Centre. February 18th is volleyball and February 25th is skating taking place at Centennial Regional Arena. Come out and learn, play and have fun! Everyone is also welcome to attend multicultural dance on February 23 from 6-8 at SPEC room 118.


The Brooks Bandits return home for two games this weekend, playing Drayton Valley Friday night and Spruce Grove Saturday night. Both games can be heard on Real Country 105.7 with the pre game show with Tyler King starting at 6:45.

It is estimated that by 2038, 1 in 10 Albertans over age 65 will be living with dementia.  The Alzheimer Society of AB & NT will be at the Brooks Bandits game-night organization on Feb 23rd – come out and talk to local staff who provide support and information for residents of Brooks and the County of Newell.

The Brooks First Scouts 4th Annual Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction is on Saturday, February 24th at the  Brooks Composite High School from 5 to 7. There is a 50/50, bucket draws and lots of great auction items.

Grasslands Soccer Association has an early bird registration for hyouse and competitive leagues  on February 26th, 17th and 28th and March 1st from 6 to 7 pm at the JBS Canada Centre Field House.  Jumpstart and Kidsport Funding may be available.

World Prayer Day is  coming up.   A local World Day Prayer Service will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church  in Brooks on Saturday, March 3rd at 7:00 pm.

Bassano Legion Branch  General and Supper Meeting  will be held on March 3rd at  6:pm at PD’s Bistro on main street.  For more info, contact  Addo Obeng, President or Don Philip, Chaplain at 403-363-5142.

The Cassils Community Hall will host a St. Patrick’s Day  Dinner and Dance on Saturday, March 17th  starting at 6:00 pm.  Proceeds to the Brooks First Scouts. Call 363-9356 for tickets.

To make sure you child is fitted properly and you have the right car seat, Car Seat Clinics are held monthly at 504 Cassils Road east, at the Fire Hall. No appointments are necessary. The next Car Seat clinic is Monday,   March 19th    from 1 to 3. “A properly installed car seat is like a warm hug.”


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The Brooks Food Bank and Annett Auctions  Second Annual Charity Auction is on Saturday, April 7th at 10 am at Annett Auctions.  Downsizing, moving and need to free up some space. Clear out all you used farm equipment and machinery, livestock, hay, vehicles, appliances, furniture, yard items and house items.  Bring your items direct to Annett Auctions starting on March 26th.  All proceeds go to the Food BanmIk.  Tax receipts will be issued.


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February 18 2018 , 12:52:00 • Brooks
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