Community Events

Event:  January Tea and Pie Social

Details:  $3 for a cup of tea and a piece of pie!

Where:  Westlock Seniors Deop-In Centre, 10248-105th Street, Westlock

Date and Time:  January 9, 2 - 3:30PM 

 Event:  Coats for Kids and Families

Details:  Do you have any new or used coats, ski pants, gloves, or toques to donate?  OR do you need a coat, ski pants, gloves, or toques?  You can drop them off or pick them up at the FCSS offices in Westlock!

Where:  Westlock and Disctrict Family and Community Support Services, #201 - 10004, 107 Street, Westlock, AB.  Office hours Monday - Friday, 8:30Am - 4:30PM

More Information:  Call 780-349-5900


Event: Caregiver Connection Night

Details: Monthly meeting for family, friends and caregivers of individuals living with mental illness. Families come together to share experience, strength and hope, with education and social networking.

Facilitator/Speaker: Family facilitated support group

Date: Meet every 4th Tuesday of the month

Time: 6:00 pm

Place: The Ripple Connection Support Centre

5130 B 50th Street (Main street Barrhead behind Flower Lane)

Call 780-674-5548


Event:  Ripple Connection Support Centre

Details:  The Ripple Connection Support Centre is a non-profit drop-in centre for families and individuals living with mental illness.  They provide caregivers and persons living with mental illness support by promoting life-management skills, education, and social networking.  Some of their programs include their referral services, the daily “Warm Your Heart Lunch,” and soul sharing.

More Info:  call 780-674-5548, or visit their website,

Location:  The Ripple Connection Support Centre

5130 B 50th Street (Main street Barrhead behind Flower Lane)



Event:  Alzheimers & Dementia Support Group

Details:  The Alzheimer’s Society of Alberta and NWT shares information on the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, practical tips to help you and those with the disease have better quality of life, and answer any questions you may have.

Dates:   First Tuesday of  every month.

Time:  7 – 9PM

Place:  Westlock Continuing Care Center – 2nd Floor Conference Room

More Information:  Call 1-866-950-5465


Event:  Westlock & Region Pet Food Bank

Details:  A pet food banks has opened up here in Westlock to serve the pets of Westlock, Barrhead, and Morinville.  As they are brand new, they are looking for donations to fill their shelves!  They accept all kinds of pet foods, from dog, ferrets, parrots, and snakes.  Just like a food bank for people, it’s the same rules:  donate non-perishable food items, unopened and unused. They are also now on the lookout for volunteer drivers to do pick-ups and deliveries in the near future.

More Information:  Call 780-860-2895, 780-289-6890, or e-mail


Event:  Barrhead Drop In Care Partner Support Group

Date and Time:  The third Wednesday of every month, at 7PM. No meeting in December

Time:  7 PM

Place:  Dr. W. R. Keir – Barrhead Continuing Care Centre (5336 59 Ave)
Details:  This new Care Partner Support Group is designed for family members who want to meet others to share experience, to learn new information, to receive peer support and to help each other cope more effectively.  The support group is open to all family members and care partners of someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementias.

More Information:
  Call 1-866-950-5465 or 780-488-2266


Event:  Barrhead Public Library Preschool Programs

Details:  Monday morning at 11AM is Mommy & Me, for toddlers and babies under the age of 2.  They enjoy stories, songs, and rhyming, and having a fun play time.  Wednesdays at 11AM is Time for Tots, where preschoolers enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.  And Fridays at 11AM is Story Time for preschoolers.  Don’t forget, a parent or grandparent must attend with the child.

Place:  Barrhead Public Library.  

More Information:  Call 780-674-8519, or visit  



Event:  Tractor Talk Time

When:  The first Tuesday of every month, starting at 9AM

Where:  The Canadian Tractor Museum in Westlock

  Head down to the Canadian Tractor Museum for this fascinating new program.  Every month, a special guest speaker will be talking about some of the tractors in the museum’s collection and answering your questions.

Tickets:  No charge for the program, but donations to the museum will always be gratefully accepted.

More Information:  Call 780-349-3353 or 780-974-7327



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Town of Barrhead

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