The 7th annual Parenting Fair is being put on at the Carstairs Community Hall on Tuesday, August 28th from 6-8pm. It is sponsored by the town of Carstairs, FCSS and the Carstairs Public Library. Afterwards the town is hosting a drive-in movie with the film "Ferdinand" be shown in the overflow parking lot of the Community Hall. Parking opens at 6:30. Donations to the food bank will be accepted.
Tuesday, August 28th is a big day for families in the town of Carstairs.
The 7th annual Parenting Fair is coming up that evening from 6 until 8 o'clock at the Carstairs Community Hall.
Joanne Merrick, Manager of the Carstairs Public Library, says it will include exhibits featuring local agencies, businesses and organizations that support parenting and children of all ages.
The Parenting Fair also includes the fall registration night for many local sports organizations in Carstairs and area.
Merrick adds, they have a special drive-in movie planned as part of the evening as well.
Food bank donations will be accepted for tonight's drive-in movie in the overflow parking lot at the Carstairs Community Hall.
Head online to carstairs.ca for more information on this evening's Parenting Fair.
Sundre RCMP are investigating following a break & enter to the Sundre IGA grocery store during the early morning hours of Friday, November 15th. The culprits fled the scene in a pick up truck and police are asking anyone who may have information related to this incident or can assist with identifying those responsible to contact Sundre RCMP at 403-638-3675.
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