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The Brooks Bandits have two home games this weekend. They play host to the Camrose Kodiaks Friday night and Saturday, the Bonnyville Pontiacs are in town. The Bandits have not lost a home game this season. Catch all the action on the Martin Chrysler Bandits broadcast with Tyler King with the pre game show 15 minutes before the game.


The Canadian Badlands is hosting the  Dinosaur Country Pheasant Hunt on January 11 and 12. The hunt will take place in the Patricia area. Friday night there will be cold cuts and goodies available while the team’s are assigned their hunting sites and being introduced to the landowners.Saturday morning the team’s will pick up their birds and box lunches will be available. After the successful hunt, there will be a fantastic meal, prize giveaways and entertainment. For tickets, contact, Nanette at 403.501.4957.

The Brooks Curling Club’s Chase the Ace Lottery jackpot continues to grow and is carried over and someone could win over $2400 on Thursday January 11th. A reminder that the Big Country Oilmen’s Bonspiel is scheduled for January 19th and 20th.  The Brooks Ladies Open is scheduled for February 2nd, 3rd and 4th.

The Brooks Fish and Game Annual General Meeting is Tuesday, January 15th  at 7:00 pm at the JBS Canada Centre. Everyone is welcome.

The Brooks Chamber of Commerce presents Rock your Business Funspeil, Friday and Saturday, January 25th and 26th at the  Brooks Curling Club.  There is prizes a live band, fun. Entry fee is $400 per team, which includes three games, Friday night appies, Saturday breakfast and banquet tickets.  No equipment or experience is needed.  Contact the Chamber of  Commerce to enter.

The Montreal Canadians Alumni Tour comes to brooks on March 14th at the CRA. For tickets, contact Crossroads Clinic.


The next Newell Concert series will be on Thursday, January 17th  with Matt Johnson performing. Matt has been in the entertainment business for more than 20 years and has performed as a magician and entertainer in every venue imaginable. If you are looking for a totally unique entertainment experience you have come to the right place. There are a number of limited tickets at the door.


Back by popular demand, you are invited to the Community Spirit Gala on January 19th  at the Duchess Community Hall. Join in for an evening of games, dinner, auction and great company! Doors will open at 5:00pm for cocktails and games. Dinner will be served at 6:30pm. The auction will close at 9:00pm and then the dance will follow.


Whether you sing, play an instrument, dance, do drama reading or more, you can be part of the Annual Brooks Music Festival.  Registration will take place January 25th and 26th   at the Alliance Church.. For more information and registration forms, go to

The Brooks & District Fish & Game Association is offering a Hunter Education Course from s Feb 27 to April 17, Wednesday evenings. This course is for first time hunters, adults or youth (ages 11 years and up).Taught by volunteer instructors. For more info, call  Alisha at (403) 363-4443

Have to give a speech and you’d rather run for the hills? Feeling the pressure to deliver better communication at your business meetings?  Want to increase your self confidence and leadership skills? The Dinosaur Toastmasters Club provides a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.We start meeting again every Tuesdays from 6:45pm to 8pm in the Chandos room next to the library inside the JBS Rec Centre.  Join us starting January 15th to become the speaker and leader you want to be!

The Brooks Food Bank and Annett Auction 3rd Annual Charity Auction will be held on Saturday, March 2nd  at 10 am.  Time to de-clutter.  If you have any household items,  commercial items, farm machinery, tools, livestock, hay, vehicles, appliances or furniture you want to donate,  items can be dropped off at Annett Auction starting February 19th.


Be part  of  a  special  evening  dedicated  to  one  of  the  greatest  artists  in  country  music  history  –  Merle  Haggard. February 6th at the Bassano Community Hall. In  “The Story  of  The  Hag”,  JUNO-nominated  singer,  Jess  Lee,   will  take  you  on  a  journey  through  Haggard’s  incredible  life  and  times  through  stories  and  songs.  This is Part of the 2018-2019 Bassano Arts Council Annual Concert Series.



















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