Acme, Carbon, Linden, Three Hills and Trochu

Free Programs for Parents and Caregivers focusing on children 0-6

Last day of regular programming March 13

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REGISTER NOW!! Celebrate 15 Years of Parent Link

Three Hills Memorial Arena – Encana Room
March 13, 11:00am-1:45pm
Join us for a spectacular science show complete with a Mad Scientist, amazing crafts, and fun activities! For ages 4-12years (siblings welcome!).

February 29, 2020, 2:00 pm

April 4, 2020, 10:00 am

Please call to register!

Trochu Play - MONDAYS

Trochu Play School (East side of the Arena)
Mondays, 10:00-11:30am NOTE: No program on Family Day

Have fun with free play, songs, family activities!

Linden Little Explorers - WEDNESDAYS - Note Change!!!

Linden Cultural Centre attached to Linden School

Free Play, rhymes and storytime - stay tuned to Kneehill Parents and Tots on Facebook for special themes.

Stay and Play - Three Hills - FRIDAYS

Three Hills Community Hall
10:00-11:30am - Last Regular program is March 6

Be sure to register for Mad Science on March 13
Free Play first half, craft stories, songs and rhymes second half.

Ages and Stages checklist

Fill out a free and confidential Ages and Stages Questionnaire and we will contact you with the results. When you fill out the ASQ & ASQ-SE forms, receive a FREE $10 grocery gift card. Click the Ages and Stages Checklist Online Tab above to begin.

Only available until March 1, 2020

Resource Bookshelf

Pick up some of our many books and videos on common parenting challenges from our borrowing cupboard in the Three Hills Provincial Building - ask Courtney or Mariah for help signing out.

779 2nd Street, Three Hills, AB, T0M 2A0
Open 9:00am-12:00pm - 1:00pm-4:00pm
Mondays to Fridays except for Statutory Holidays.

Kneehill & Morrin Family Coach: Mariah Bates

Mariah Robinson

Office: Kneehill Regional FCSS Building
779 2nd Street
Three Hills, AB T0M 2A0

Call/Text: 403–443–3253

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Other Local Programs

Kneehill Community Resource Program (KCRP)

Provides social and emotional support to youth, families and other community members Develops, promotes and coordinates preventative, family and personal wellness sessions for schools and the community.
Contact 403-443-3800 for more information or visit

FREE Public Skating at Three Hills Arena

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

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2:00–5:00 pm 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 pressure opportunity to talk with a specialist.

Local Libraries

Three Hills Library, Carbon Library and Trochu Library

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Did you know that you can boost resiliency and success simply by reading with your child?

Avaliable at your local library. The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless. Read a book (any book) to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. The goal is to have read 1,000 books before your precious one starts kindergarten (repeats count!).
This FREE program is brought to you by 1000 Books Foundation, Golden Prairie Parent LINK your local Library. Talk to a librarian or Angela for more details.

Leapfrogs and Tadpoles (Ages 3-5)
Wednesdays 10:30-11:30 am, September to May
This program is a drop-in Parent and Child program. Children must have a grown-up (such as a parent, grandparent or caregiver) participate with them.

Other Libraries
Acme Library
Linden Library

Kneehill Area Playschools

Acme Playschool Association
Call: Judy Bridges, 403-546-3119

Carbon Playschool - Carbon School
Call: 403-572-3401

Linden Playschool
Call: Carla Beirnes, 403-830-6931

Prairie Christian Academy Playschool
Call: Pat Massey, 403-443-5511

Three Hills Playschool

Torrington-Wimborne Playschool
Call: Alisa Kolenosky, 403-415-5785

Trochu Playschool:
Call: Randi Hogg, 403-391-6639