Drumheller & Morrin Parent LINK Programs

Free Programs for Parents/Caregivers and Children


Check out our JANUARY 2020 Calendar!

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*Dealing with Disobedience*

January 9-6:00-8:00pm
Drumheller Community Church
Offers ideas on how to deal with problem behaviors in a way that allows your child a sense of responsibility & control over their emotions. Supper included.
Call 403-820-5157 to register


February 26, & March 4, 11, 18, & 25
Drumheller Library
A creative enrichment program to engage you & your child (ages 4-6) in the magic of storytelling. Told through “draw & tell” stories, interactive stories, stories the children narrate, theater, & more! Call Yvonne at 403-820-5157 to register.

*Raising Confident, Competent, Children *

February, 6, 6:00-8:00pm
Drumheller Community Church

Introduces 6 key building blocks that kids need to do well in life. These include showing respect, being cooperative, being considerate, becoming independent, having healthy self-esteem, & becoming a good problem solver. Supper included, childcare vouchers available.
Call 403-820-5157 to register

Drumheller Stay and Play - TUESDAYS

Drumheller Community Church
Note: December 10 is the Christmas Party & Potluck Snack!

There will be enough for everyone. After Dec. 10 Play and and Roll will begin again mid-January. Stay tuned for details.

Drumheller Play & Roll - WEDNESDAYS

Badlands Community Facility (80 Veterans Way)
Note: December 11 is the Christmas Party & Potluck Snack!

There will be enough for everyone. After Dec. 11 Play and and Roll will begin again mid-January. Stay tuned for details.

Morrin Play -THURSDAYS

Morrin Community Hall

Have fun with free play, songs, and family activities!

What is Triple P?

Triple P ParentingTriple P is a toolbox of solutions for parents. You choose the strategies you need. You choose the way you want to do it. It's all about making Triple P work for you and your family. Triple P really does work!

Need details about Triple P, seminars and groups? Ask our parent educator or ask Yvonne!

Parent Link has a series of Triple P Parenting Tip Sheets designed to give parents and caregivers practical advice on positive approaches to parenting, a wide variety of common behavior difficulties and development concerns. Please talk to our parent educator for Tip Sheets on infants, toddlers, preschoolers and general parenting issues.

Coming Soon! Dealing with Disobedience

January 9, 6:00-8:00pm - Drumheller Community Church

Offers ideas on how to deal with problem behaviors in a way that allows the child to have a sense of responsibility & gives them control over their emotions. Supper included. Call 403-820-5157 to register.

Find out how your child is progressing!

FREE $10 Gift Card!!

Fill out the Ages and Stages Questionnaires to find out how you child is doing developmentally and receive fun activities to do with your child as well as a FREE $10 grocery gift card!

Visit us at www.goldenprairiplc.ca and click on “Ages and Stages Checklist.”


Resource Cupboard

FREE Service!! Pick up some of our many books and videos on common parenting challenges from our borrowing cupboard in the Stay and Play Room on Tuesdays.

Books are something you can read in the cracks of your life. Set a great example for your child, enjoy some cuddle time, rest your eyes....

Family Coach: Yvonne Markotic

Yvonne Markotic
Office: Elim Community Building Main Floor - down the left hallway
245 3 St W, Drumheller (Old Central School)
Drumheller, AB T0J 0Y4

Call/Text: 1–403–820–5157 Email: drumheller@goldenprairieplc.ca

Contact us

Make an appointment to discuss any parenting concerns you may have.

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Join Golden Prairie Parent Link Centre's Facebook page for helpful information and activities for your young child.

Family Literacy Day Family Fun Event

January 25, 2:00-4:00pm
Step right up and join in for ‘A Silver and Gold CARNIVAL!’ Children need to bring at least 18 Canadian coins. Fish pond, water games, treasure chest, beanbag toss, prizes & much, much more! LEARN at PLAY every day! Call Kim at 403-823-1369 to register.

Drumheller Family Literacy

Starts up again January 16
Thursdays Baby Rhyme Time
9:00 – 9:30am Drumheller Library

Thursdays Circle Rhyme Time
10:00 – 11:00am Drumheller Library

Come join Laura for fingerplays and rhymes.

Power of 4 (free)

Do you have a 3 or 4 year old that you want to make sure is ready for school? Are you willing to spend 15 min. a day with your child?

Starts January 10, 1:00-2:30pm
Presented by Family Literacy. A free literacy & parenting program that includes strategies to help your child be successful in kindergarten & beyond. Children must be ages 3 and up, siblings are welcome.
The Power of 4 program meets biweekly for 10 weeks, each time you receive a new book with fun, engaging homework activities. For info or to register call Louise at 403–823–8300 ext 104 Free program, but space is limited.

Sunday Indoor Free Play

Dates for Indoor Free Play

We are grateful to our sponsors, The Drumheller Rotary Club and the Town of Drumheller.

Is Healthy Families for you or someone you know?

Would you like support in your home for?
• Parenting
• Child development
• Safety
• Community Resources
• Referrals to other supports
Program is free and voluntary. Contact through the main office in Olds 1-866-556-4122 or Lisa Sauve (program coordinator) 1-403-586-0665.
For Hanna, Drumheller, Starland County, Kneehill County, Didsbury, Carstairs, Cremona and Mountain View County, Wheatland County, East Rocky View County, Chestermere and surrounding rural areas.

Children's Rehabilitation Services

2:00–5:00 pm the 2nd Thursday of EVERY month!

Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy & Speech/Language
For more info call 1-866-420-7986
No appointments necessary!
Do you have questions or want to learn more about how your child: speaks, moves and/or hears, your child's printing, colouring, cutting, follows directions, feeding, eating solids, picky eating, interacts with others, toiletting or dressing or any other questions of concerns about your preschool or school aged child's development? This is a no presuure opportunity to talk with a specialist. Located at Drumheller Health Centre

Drumheller Early Years Coalition

Having a Baby? Prenatal Services in your area

Big Country Primary Care Prenatal Services - click here for web page

Along with your Family Physician, the Primary Care Registered Nurse will be part of caring for you and your baby. In addition to hands-on-care, talk to her by phone, ask questions and gain referrals regarding pregnancy and childbirth.

Drumheller Early Years Coalition

Local Libraries

Drumheller Library - check website for details

Alphasaurus Storytime Fridays 10:00-11:00am at Cenovus Room Drumheller Library Ages 3-5 year olds. Lachie introduces your 3-5 year old to the Library and the alphabet through stories, songs, poems, finger plays, games and crafts!

Friday Afternoon Movies
FREE Friday afternoons, year round 1:30 pm - 3:30pm
Children's Corner. Drop in for All ages. Sensory-friendly family movies every week at the library! Snacks provided.
Watch Facebook to see what's coming up!

Bricks & Books (playing with LEGO®) Saturdays 1:00- 5:00pm - All ages at the Library

Visit your local library - you'll be surprised by all the worlds that open up to you and your family! Book lending services, computer use, free wireless and many Special Events. All of theirprograms are free, and run on a drop in basis.

For more information, don't hesitate to call:
Drumheller Library 403-823-1371

Morrin Library 403-772-3922


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