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The RISE Network works with public libraries to provide Albertans with opportunities to communicate with health care professionals, participate in distance education, attend meetings, learn new skills and more – all by videoconference from their local library. 

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RISE Is a great example of community development and efforts to build a resilient, trusted and accessible network of learning opportunity for rural Alberta. Bow Valley College would be pleased to continue utilizing the RISE Network to support and align with needs of rural learners, increase access to post-secondary opportunities and strengthen cross-generational learning through technology

— Teri McKinnon Bow Valley College

Pioneer Christmas with Charles Ingalls

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Join Charles Ingalls live from The Sheffield Museum of Rural Life in Ontario, to learn about pioneer Christmas traditions!

Charles will discuss Christmas in pioneer times in comparison to modern times, and he will tell an exciting story from his own life. He will also use his fiddle to lead the students in singing some Christmas songs and will teach them some pioneer dancing with live music.

Patrons will: 

  • meet a character from the past
  • hear an exciting story
  • participate in a traditional dance
  • sing Christmas songs
  • develop a deeper understanding of Christmas traditions
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