January and February Happenings in Alder Flats

Alder Flats hosts 2 bonspiels in February! We kick off bonspiel season with the Alder Flats Oilmens Bonspiel from February 1 to 3, 2019. Register your team via email: seelylyle@gmail.com. Entry fee of $400/team includes Saturday night dinner and dance. Cash prizes. Come out and support the oil and gas industry! Dance is open to non-curlers!

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The Alder Flats Ladies Bonspiel takes place February 8 to 10. This year, we’ve got a Disney theme and costumes are encouraged! $240 team entry fee includes your Saturday dinner and dance. Extra dinner and dance tickets can be purchased at the door. For more info, contact Angie at 780-621-3575 or Brittany at 780-621-7590.

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The Mixed Bonspiel is scheduled for March 8-10. Details still to be announced, but you can put your team down by emailing Lyle at seelylyle@gmail.com.

If you’re not a curler, you can still come out and enjoy a soft drink or a beer in the viewing loft and cheer on the teams!

In Rodeo news, our rodeo committee are already deep into the planning for our May 24-26 Rodeo and Racemeet! The Rodeo committee meets on February 4 at 7:00 at the Alder Flats Community Center to work out more details for this annual event which has been taking place since 1967 in our little community. If you are interested in volunteering on the day of the rodeo for an hour or two (or more!), you can email Kathy at kschwengler@incentre.net. If you’d like to be involved in planning, please attend the meeting!

Alder Flats Rodeo & Racemeet 2018, Photo credit Kathy Schwengler

Alder Flats Rodeo & Racemeet 2018, Photo credit Kathy Schwengler