Paintearth Community Adult Learning Council - January Update

We had a very successful Fall/Winter program, and after an excellent Christmas break, are back and ready for the Winter/Spring session. Starting February 6, we will be working out of the Battle River Innovation Center on Wednesdays. We will still be open at our Castor office beside the library on Mondays and Wednesdays, 10am -3pm. Our Coronation hours also stay the same; Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am - 3pm.

Campus Alberta Central partnership with Red Deer College and Olds College offers great post-secondary credit programs that can be taken from the comfort of your own home using on-line or blended learning options.  Visit to learn more about the programs available for the Spring term.  Examples of courses available include: Rural Finance & Entrepreneurship, Agriculture & Heavy Equipment Technician, Educational Assistant, and Health Care Aide. Apply early to avoid disappointment.

U Got Class online certificate courses. Now offering 5 certificates on a “start anytime, end anytime” basis.

Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers
Certificate in Data Analysis
Certificate in Project Management
Digital Marketing Certificate
Social Media for Business Certificate

Lots of other certificates and courses to choose from as well. Go to for more information.

Magic Carpet Ride has started up again with a few scheduling changes. Castor and Coronation schedules remain the same, but please note change in Brownfield. From January 7 - March 18, Brownfield Magic Carpet Ride will be combined with Tot Romp on Mondays from 10:00-11:30 am. After March 18, just Magic Carpet Ride will continue on Wednesdays until the wind-up in May.

Mondays (Jan-Mar) 10:00-11:30 am Brownfield School
Wednesdays (Mar-May) 9:15-11:15 am Brownfield School
Tuesdays 10:00 am - Noon Paintearth Lodge – Castor
Wednesdays 9:30 am - 11:30 am Coronation Memorial Library

Alberta Healthy Living Program has some great courses coming up. Please call 1-877-314-6997 to register.

Heart Wise February 13 & 20 Castor Hospital - Telehealth Room 9:30am - Noon
Weight Wise Third Tuesday of the month
Feb – Nov
Coronation Hospital 9:30am – Noon
Better Choices Better Health March 6, 13, 20, 27
April 3 & 10
Coronation Hospital 9:30am - Noon

Our website has the Winter/Spring course information listed on it. Be sure to check out the awesome new courses we have planned.

Courses Starting Soon: online learning - 6 week classes Starts February 13
Leatherworking - 3 weeks Starts February 15
Make your own Eco-friendly Food Wrap February 15
Food Safety – Deadline Jan. 31 February 21
Photography 101  February 20 & 27


County Council Meetings

All meetings are held at the County Administration Building commencing at 9:00am and are open to the pubic. Delegations are always welcome. To request a time allotment, please call the office of the CAO. All requests must clearly identify the reason or purpose of the appointment and follow the guidelines as per Section 20 - Delegations of the County's Procedure Bylaw 660-18.

Meeting dates are as follows:

March 12, 2019