Summer Reading program students met a hawk from the Calgary Rehabilitation Society.


The students compared the softness of the wings from a hawk, owl and goose.


If anyone would like more information on the Calgary Rehabilitation Society or would like to donate to them the library has handouts available.


Everyone is welcome to join the knitting group every Wednesday afternoon at 2 PM.

 Alberta Culture Days at the High River Library

1225 1 Street S.E. (Sprung building west of the Co-op)
The month of September drop in to see an art show by local artists
depicting interpretations from W.O. Mitchell’s books.
 
Saturday, September 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
 Erika Brown - photographer
Archeology with Tammi Mills – See the artifacts that can be found along the Highwood River and learn how floods can uncover clues to our past.
Knitting with the High River Knitting group, Knitwits. Bring your own project and join them or just stop by for a chat.
Balloon Art with Sweet Pea
Fibre Art w/ Joyce Brown – Create a picture using fabric as your paint pallet.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Lunch – Soup and a bun for only $20. For this price you get your own collector’s item - a handcrafted pottery bowl by Connie Pike.
Limited seating so advanced tickets will be sold.
1:30 to 4 p.m. - Writer’s workshop with Kim McCullough, an Alberta Literary Award winner. This workshop will be on writing about landscapes. Advanced sign up as space is limited.
Music Schedule:
10 a.m. – Highland Dancing with Jackie Roe
10:30 a.m. - Mexican Dancing – This young people’s group will be performing dances from their native country. They will be on hand after so you can ask questions and examine their native costumes.
11 a.m. - NDC Junior and Senior Concert Bands
12 p.m. - Steel Pan Ensemble
1 p.m. – Line Dancing - The High River Line Dancers will give demonstrations of their favourite dances as well as give the audience a first-hand
opportunity to experience this world-wide craze.
2 p.m. – Inisheer – A group of multitalented musicians and singers who play “Celtic and eastern” music with step dancing thrown in.
3 p.m. – North of South – Who come from a basement west of Calgary. Their scope is Stan Rogers to the Beatles, with a few originals to fill
in the spaces.
 
If you are interested in taking part in Alberta Culture Days next year as an artist or a venue, please email program@highriverlibrary.ca

September 26 - 28

 2. High River Art Society

Culture Centre | 251 9 Avenue S.W. | www.highriverartsociety.ca Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Valerie McLenahan, Dianne Riva Cambrin, John Simard, Boni Rawlyk, Sandra Heavens, Jane Welsh and Lesley McLeish. Artists in watercolour, stained and fused glass, jewellery, acrylic and painted glassware. Artists displays, sales, demonstrations, live music and create your own watercolour or acrylic painting!
3. K.C. Jones Studio
17 Tongue Road S.W. | www.kcjonesstudio.com Friday, 12 to 7 p.m. | Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Weaving demonstrations and displays, as well as sale of finished woven products and paintings.
4. Museum of the Highwood
4 Avenue & 1 Street W | www.museumofthehighwood.com Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Children Activities Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Crocus Country Fibre Arts Guild and Children Activities Sunday, 12 to 4 p.m., Children Activities
5. Highwood Art & Framing
413 1 Street S.W. Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Original artwork, artists working on projects, refreshments & sweets.
6. Evanescence Gallery
61 8 Avenue S.E. | 403-652-2512 | www.evanescencegallery.com Friday & Saturday, 12 to 5:30 p.m. | Sunday,12 to 4 p.m.
Evanescence Gallery owner Arlene Westen Evans and artists will be in attendance during Alberta Culture Days to showcase original fine art and craft works.
7. Aquila Studios
131 2 Avenue S.E. (Garage in back) | Ashley Gaboury & Larissa Mclean Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free demo’s of the printmaking studio, a chance to play and experiment with various mediums. All ages welcome!
8. Pike Pottery and Metal Studios
70 9 Avenue S.E. | www.pikestudios.com Friday, 12 to 4 p.m. | Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Sunday, 12 to 4 p.m. Bob Pike - Metal, Connie Pike - Pottery and Shon Schlosser - Jewelry Artist Displays, Sales, Jewelry & Metal Demonstrations, Tour of Pottery and Metal Studios. A chance to make a small clay bowl with your elbow!
9. Donald Hamm Artist
110 4 Avenue S.E. | www.donaldhammart.ca Donald Hamm- Painter and Brian Evans- Ceramist/Sculptor Friday, 5 to 9 p.m., Artist’s reception at 5 p.m., followed by three hour sale. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Sunday, 12 to 4 p.m. This will be the fourth year for Don Hamm’s Alberta Culture Days
studio open house and 3 hour sale (Friday Night) featuring past works, experimental works as well as recent explorations.
10. High River United Church
123 MacLeod Trail S.W. | 403-652-7885 Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. High River Handicraft Guild, “Quilt and Handicraft Show”
11. Art and Soul Gallery
120 6 Avenue S.W. Friday & Saturday, 12 to 5 p.m. | Sunday, 12 to 4 p.m. Art demonstrations
If you are interested in taking part in Alberta Culture Days next year as an artist or a venue, please email program@highriverlibrary

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Month Oct Artist  Cathy Johnson  
Day Date Time Program  
         
Wednesday 1 2:00:00 PM Knitting Café   
    7:00:00 PM Friends of the Library  
Thursday  2 10AM English for Spanish Speakers  
Monday
6 9:30:00 AM Literacy for Life Programs  
    4:00:00 PM Youth Knitting and Handwork  
Tuesday 7 10:30:00 AM Story Time  
    1:00:00 PM Career Planning  
    6:00:00 PM Watercolour Painting  
Wednesday  8 2pm Knitting Café  
Thursday  9 10:00:00 AM English for Spanish Speakers  
Friday 10 7:00:00 PM Understanding the Universe  
Monday 13   CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING  
Tuesday 14 10:30:00 AM Story Time  
    6:00:00 PM Watercolour Painting  
    All Day Celebrating Libraries  
Wednesday  15 2PM Knitting Café  
      Celebrating Libraries  
    2:00:00 PM Drawing  
Thursday  16 10AM English for Spanish Speakers  
      Celebrating Libraries  
Friday 17 7:00:00 PM Understanding The Universe  
      Celebrating Libraries  
Saturday 18   Celebrating Libraries  
    10:00:00 AM Cartooning - Drawing  
Monday 20 9:30:00 AM Literacy for Life Programs  
  20 10:00:00 AM Book Club - The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
    4:00:00 PM Youth Knitting and Handwork  
Tuesday 21 10:30:00 AM Story Time  
    All Day Celebrating Libraries  
    All Day Celebrating Libraries  
Wednesday  22 2PM Knitting Café  
    2:00:00 PM Drawing  
  22 7:00:00 PM Pic  - a - Pix Learn how to solve puzzles that are both artistic and logical.
Thursday  23 10AM English for Spanish Speakers  
Friday 24 4:00:00 PM Movie - Frozen  
    6:00:00 PM Teen Time  
      Final Date of Silent Auction  
Saturday 25 1:00:00 PM Family Makerspace  
    10:00:00 AM Cartooning - Drawing  
Monday 27 9:30:00 AM Literacy for Life Programs  
    4:00:00 PM Youth Knitting and Handwork  
Tuesday 28 10:30:00 AM Story Time  
    All Day Celebrating Libraries  
Wednesday  29 2PM Knitting Café  
    2:00:00 PM Drawing  
  29 10:00:00 AM Halloween - Story time  
Thursday  30 10:00:00 AM English for Spanish Speakers  
Friday 31   Happy Halloween  

Latest News

14 September 2014

Tickets are on sale for lunch on Saturday September 27th. $20 gets you a pottery bowl by Connie Pike, soup from the Sobey's deli. Thanks to Connie from Pikes gallery, Jason at Sobey's and Chris from the Co-op for their support in hosting this lunch.

14 September 2014

As well as the watercolourpainting classon Tuesday evenings in October we will also be holding a drawing class  on Wednesday afternoons and a cartooning class on Saturday morning.

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