Connecting Libraries, Connecting People

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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Let's Talk About Concussions

Submitted by ntalsma.marigold on Thu, 2016/03/31 - 1:10pm
Monday, June 6, 2016 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

During this session, information will be shared on how to recognize a concussion, initial management of concussions, and long-term treatment and rehabilitation from concussions.

Presented by Rebecca Spiers, Athletic Therapist/President at Collegiate Sports Medicine in Olds, Alberta, this seminar is intended for coaches, parents, teachers, athletes, and anyone else interested in learning about concussions.

Hosted by Olds Municipal Library. 

Run, Run, You Can't Catch Me!

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Thu, 2016/03/31 - 12:15pm
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Watch Out! The WILD ones are looking for you and they are hungry!  RUN!
Join Storyteller Mary Hays as she provides this lively program to compliment the TD Summer Reading theme "Wild".

Intended audience: Ages 3+
presented from the Irricana & Rural Municipal Library

The Memory Project - Veteran's Visit

Submitted by ntalsma.marigold on Thu, 2016/03/31 - 10:33am
Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

The Memory Project is a nationwide bilingual project that connects Veterans and Canadian forces personnel with the opportunity to share their stories with Canadians in classrooms and community forums.
 

CANCELLED - Unbridle Your True Self - Life, Leadership, Love, and HORSES

Submitted by jfisher.marigold on Wed, 2016/03/30 - 9:00am
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Unfortunately, this program is no longer available. We apologize for any inconvenience. Stay tuned for rescheduling. 

Free Range Poetry: On the Trail with Canadian Western Poet Doris Daley

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Tue, 2016/03/29 - 8:29am
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Alberta born, award-winning western/cowboy poet Doris Daley started her "professional" poetry career 20 years ago with one poem and a complimentary ticket to  a barbeque.  Now she is at home on stages throughout Canada and the U.S., at campfires large and small, at private parties, corporate events and North America's most iconic cowboy poetry gatherings.

MORNING Sing-a-long!

Submitted by jfisher.marigold on Mon, 2016/03/28 - 2:49pm
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Digestive Health from a Naturopathic Perspective

Submitted by jfisher.marigold on Mon, 2016/03/28 - 1:06pm
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 10:00am - 11:30am

At least half of our immune system is attached to our digestive tract.  Good nutrition is central to overall health and immunity, but it can be difficult to sort out 'fad' advice from sound principles, both with diet as well as nutritional supplements.  In this presentation, Dr. MarianneTrevorrow, Naturopathic Doctor, will discuss how problems with dietary intake of nutrients, as well as food sensitivities and intolerances, can contribute to many common health conditions, and what consumers can do to improve their health by eating well. 

Balancing Hormones from a Naturopathic Perspective

Submitted by jfisher.marigold on Mon, 2016/03/28 - 12:54pm
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Many women struggle with health problems related to hormones, yet hormones themselves reflect the balance (or lack of balance) between the brain, the body, and our environment.  In this presentation, Dr. Marianne Trevorrow, Naturopathic Doctor, will explain how environment, food, stress and exercise can cause women to be out of balance with their own cycles and what natural medicine can do to restore good hormonal health. 

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

This session will be presented by four local groups sharing practices and tips for growing food in Southwest Alberta. Topics explored will include sustainability, affordability, small space gardens, and growing in alternative spaces like school classrooms.

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

‘Things With Sharp Teeth: Living with Wolves and Grizzlies’, presented by Kevin Van Tighem – Our relationships with wolves and grizzly bears are often based more on fear and distrust than on respect and coexistence. This talk will explore some of the ways in which some hunters, ranchers and recreationists are starting to re-think our relationship with large carnivores and the remarkable possibilities that could result. Presented by the Waterton Natural History Association in partnership with Lethbridge Public Library.