General Interest Programs

Friends of the High River Library Meeting
Wednesday, October 3 at 7 pm
Join the Friends of the High River Library to advocate and fundraise for your library. New members are welcome! Contact the library at 403-652-2917 or Kathy Lambourn, President at for details. 

Stitch’n’Time Embroidery Group
Saturdays (Oct 13, 20, 27, Nov 3, 17, 24, Dec 1, 8, 15)
1:30-3:00 pm
Embroidery techniques for all ages with Jamie Harmon and Pat Palmer. Bring scissors and any supplies you have on hand. Free.

Espresso Yourself
Tuesdays (Oct 2, 9) then changing to Wednesdays (Oct 17, 24, 31, November 7, 12, 21, 28, December 5, 12, 19)
2:00-3:30 pm
Come for coffee and meet new people, discuss news and views, and learn from guest speakers. Free.

Writing Group
First Tuesday of each month (October 2, November 6, December 4)
6:00-7:30 pm
Open to all ages and writing levels. Learn about story starters, prompts, and more in a supportive environment. Facilitated by Carol MacMillan. Register at the library. $10 drop-in or $20/4 classes

First Wednesday of each month (October 3, November 7, December 5)
12:30-2:30 pm
If you’re a caregiver, take an afternoon to relax and meet with others. Learn about programs and services to make your life easier. Free.

Chair Yoga
Wednesdays (October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21, 28)
1:00-2:00 pm
You will learn gentle postures, breathing methods, and relaxation techniques with Carol MacMillan. Great for seniors and office workers. Bring a yoga mat if you have one. Register at the library. $10 drop-in or $25/month.

Knitting Café with the Knit Wits
Wednesdays (October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21, 28, December 5, 12, 19)
2:00-3:30 pm
Bring your project and enjoy the companionship of the Knit Wits. All skill levels welcome. Free.

Cookbook Club
Monday, October 15
6:30-8:30 pm
This month’s theme is Celebrating Canadian Cookbooks. Pick up a cookbook from the library, make recipe based on the theme and join us for a delicious potluck! New members are always welcome. Register at the library. Free.

Grief Support Group
Tuesday, October 16
6:30-8:00 pm
Individual, family, and group bereavement support and counselling. Third Tuesday of each month. If interested, please contact Henry Friesen 403-875-3188 or Vi Sharpe 403-860-3189. Free.

Ancestry Café
Wednesday, October 17
1:00-3:00 pm
Get answers to your genealogy search questions and learn how to use Bring your laptop. Register at the library. $5


Partum Me?!
Thursday, November 1
7:00-8:00 pm
It takes a village to raise a child, but it takes a tribe to raise each other. 
this group won't specifically focus on Post Partum Depression, Anxiety and Post Traumatic Stress; mostly it will be an opportunity to form friendships with other local moms who know the struggle is real. HARD YES? No judgies. Free.

Monday Night Book Club
Monday, October 22
7:00-8:30 pm
New members are always welcome at Monday Night Book Club! Join us in October as we read "The Alice Network." Register at the library. Free.