SPECIAL EVENTS
May 2 Bingo at The Legion – 6 pm – 9 pm. Visit the Legion the first Tuesday of the month for this regular and favourite bingo night.
May 5 – 7 Screwball Comedy by Norm Foster, Cochrane RancheHouse Theatre. Showtimes & more info: takeabow.ca
May 6 – 7 Spring Market, Saffron Collective Studios, Bay 6, 205 3rd Ave W. Shop a great selection of locally produced pottery.
May 12 Speed Friending 50+ Found Book Shop 208 1st W,  7 – 9:30 pm.
May 13 Mothers Day
• Pop up Market at Frank Wills
   Memorial Hall, 11 am – 4 pm
• Heavens to Betsy Fundraiser
   see page 16
• Cochrane’s Hidden History Series:
   The Cochrane Ranche
   Archeological Dig, Frank Wills
   Memorial Hall, 405 1st E, 7pm
May 15 Deadline to register for Footstock. A race for both fitness enthusiasts & recreational runners. More info: footstock.ca
May 24 What an Accent Doesn’t Tell Us. Fundraiser & silent auction, 5 pm at Donair on the Run, see page 16 for details. More info: CISCcochrane@gmail.com
May 27 – 28 Art in the Park – Route 22 Artist Collective Gallery & Glenbow Ranch Park Foundation. Plein Air Painting, art workshops, bird tours, silent auction and more!
May 27 Cochrane Pet Expo @ Cochrane and District AG Society, 10 am – 4 pm.
WEEKLY EVENTS
Cool Choir @ All Saint’s Anglican Church, 7 pm. All-inclusive and no auditions required. coolchoir.com
Free Community Lunch – St. Andrew’s United Church. Soup lunch is provided to everyone who would like to join us, Tuesdays, 12 – 1pm. Everyone welcome.
Home Reno Haven – every Tuesday save 10% off all items in store! All proceeds support affordable housing in Cochrane.
Legion – Bingo the first Tuesday of every month, BBQ every Friday night and card games all week.
Live music Learn to Line Dance at Texas Gate, Open Mic Night at the Shire Pub.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
Big Hill Springs Provincial Park
Located just 10km north of Cochrane on Hwy 567. Great area for a picnic and has an easy 1.6km loop with a creek & small waterfalls.
Bike Cochrane – read the new feature on page 10 and visit bikecochrane.com for a full list of upcoming group rides for members of all ages and levels of riders.
Explore Mitford Park – take a walk along the beautifully manicured trails at Mitford Park.
Walks along the Bow River – warm up after your walk by a fire pot at Riverfront Park (bring your own firewood please).
Frisbee Golf – enjoy our Frisbee golf course at Riverfront Park year-round, disc golf sets can be borrowed from the Cochrane Information Centre.
Glenbow Ranch – celebrate Spring with a walk through the beautiful ranch. Walk or bike at your leisure or sign up for a golf cart, walking, or bird watching tour. Visit grpf.ca for the latest information about trail closures and tours.
Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary – open year-round, educational experience all about wolves and wolfdogs, fantastic time to check
out these beautiful animals.
INDOOR ACTIVITIES
Bert Sheppard Stockmen’s Foundation Library and Archives – immerse yourself in the history of the people who started ranching in western Canada almost 150 years ago with a visit to Stockmen’s.
BGC Cochrane – the Boys & Girls Club of Cochrane always has something going on to keep kids and teens active. Visit us online or call 403.981.2020 to find out more.
Bowling – the Cochrane Lanes offering 5-pin bowling and virtual sports.
Cochrane Public Library –
see page 17 for more details.
Movies – enjoy the latest release at The Cochrane Movie House.
Spray Lake Sawmills Centre – wave pools, lazy river, lap pool, therapy pool, climbing wall and more.
Tour Studio West – a hidden gem of a business within the town and another family who has made their life’s work available to the world.
ART
Take an Art Class – Route 22 Artist Collective Gallery, Art 4 Everyone, and Final Touch Art Studio for painting and drawing classes. Or, take a pottery class at Saffron Collective Studios.
Art Galleries – we are lucky to have so many art galleries in town. Check out the amazing art or take a class at Route 22 Artist Collective Gallery. At our newest gallery Art Evolution in Historic Downtown, enjoy the extensive curated selection of artwork. Friendly atmosphere to view and learn more about art.
GET ON THE LIST
To have your community group or event included here, send an email by the 15th to also be included in print edition: cochranepost@icloud.com
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