Friday, March 25, 2011

Sylvan Lake Film Society presents...


Monday, March 28 7:15 pm
at Landmark Cinema in Sylvan Lake
Tickets cost $8.00 each

· Starring: Sally Hawkins, Miranda Richardson, Bob Hoskins, Rosamund Pike
· Director: Nigel Cole
· Duration: 113 mins
· Year: 2010
· Rated: 14A for coarse language

 A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

A new Science Crate has Arrived

FARMS: Farm Animal Relationship Monitoring System Science in a Crate
Mar 15 – 30 2011

Animal Life Cycles – Grade Three
With seven hands-on activity centres, this crate immerses grade 3 students into farm life where they help Jo observe some common and not-so-common animals found on her farm. Students discover and deepen their understanding about animals – animal adaptation to different environments, life cycles, and requirements for their care.  Let’s help Jo out on her farm!!

Made possible through funding from Imperial Oil Foundation and Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC)
Animal Life Cycles
Grade 3

Friday, March 18, 2011

Up to date Japan Crisis Information

The CBC has a special Japanese Relief page. It features breaking news, how to help out and live blog feeds. It can be found at

Friday, March 4, 2011

Google Art Project

Check out some famous works of art without having to leave the warmth of your home. Google has undertaken googleartproject using street view technology. There is the ability to zoom in on the art pieces and it also provides further information on the works.For now the following museums are included in the project:
  • Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin - Germany
  • Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian, Washington DC - USA
  • The Frick Collection, NYC - USA
  • Gemäldegalerie, Berlin - Germany
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC - USA
  • MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art, NYC - USA
  • Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid - Spain
  • Museo Thyssen - Bornemisza, Madrid - Spain
  • Museum Kampa, Prague - Czech Republic
  • National Gallery, London - UK
  • Palace of Versailles - France
  • Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam - The Netherlands
  • The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg - Russia
  • State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow - Russia
  • Tate Britain, London - UK
  • Uffizi Gallery, Florence - Italy
  • Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam - The Netherlands

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Colour Therapy at the Library

Join Linda Cattoni, of Cattail Therapy, at the library on Sunday, March 20 from 1pm to 5pm and discover how Colour Therapy can balance and enhance your life. Linda is a professionally qualified Colour Therapy practitioner, who will help you to understand your colour preferences, and your need for a certain colour or colours.  Colour therapy is a totally holistic and
non-invasive therapy for us all - adults, children, babies and animals. Heighten your awareness of the energy of colour and it can transform your life.

Registration is not required, but seating is limited.

March Movie Matinee

March Movie Matinee
The Black Stallion series

Young Black Stallion
Black Stallion
Black Stallion Returns

Saturday, March 5
10 am - 3:30 pm (approximately)

FREE popcorn and juice
Drop in