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(Last updated: September 25, 2017)

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN HEPBURN?
  • Check the Google Calendar to see events that are happening around town.  *Google Users, add this Calendar in your left column menu.
  • Visit the bulletin boards at Town Office to post info or check out info.
  • Read the latest Hepburn Howler here.
  • Follow the Hepburn Parks and Rec Facebook page for weekly updates.
  • View the Upcoming Events page for a month by month listing.
  • Questions?  Council meetings happen on a monthly basis (the 3rd Wednesday/month).  Current updates go in the Howler from Town Council and Town Staff (the 1st Friday/month).  Email or call with your questions. We’ve been asked about building permit fees, taxes, moving houses to town, helmet usage/bike safety, book clubs, fire bans, rental property,  water plant, art events, colouring sheets,  bottle drive, volunteering, REFIT class, and Co-Ed Volleyball.
  • Need more info?  Go to the Town Office Page.  Info posted there is listed in alphabetical order.
THIS WEEK’s NOTICES:
  • NEW: EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The Hepburn After School Program is looking for 2 part-time Program Coordinators, approximately 5-15 hrs/week.  The seasonal position will run from approximately November 1 to April 30.   Full ad and job description will be available soon.  Deadline for application is October 11 – applications should include resume and 3 references.  To find out more, contact Lisa Braun at info@hepburn.ca.
  • ARENA SEASON PREP:  The Arena Calendar is updated as bookings are made.  Click here to view the page with Arena and Town Calendar Info: Google Calendar.  Bookings can be made for the lobby/kitchen/ice: Arena Rental Application Form.  Consider the arena for your program, event, birthday party, gathering, or fundraiser.  Click here to view:  Arena Policy Manual. Contact Tim at arena@hepburn.ca.  Watch for more information on EQUIPMENT EXCHANGE at the Arena.
  • NOTE: Fire Ban has been lifted!  Thank you for your cooperation.
  • September 27 – REFIT Fitness Class Continues!  Wednesday, September 13, at 7.30-8.30pm, for 8 weeks, at Hepburn School.   Watch Facebook – REFIT by Saunja page or Hepburn Parks and Rec page.  Drop-in $10/class.  Sponsored by Hepburn Parks and Rec.   Click for REFIT Class Poster.  Click here for REFIT Waiver & Info Sheet.
  • September 27 – Bottle Drive Fundraiser, 7.30-9.00pm, Wednesday evening during Hepburn MB Youth.
  • September 29 – Family Movie Night Schedule Begins!  Dates for 2017-2018 are:  Sept 29, Oct 20, Nov 24, Dec 15, Jan 26, Feb 16, Mar 23, Apr 27.  Location Hepburn School.  7pm start.  Free movie.  Concession items available for purchase.  Watch for Flyers!
  • September 29, 30, October 1 are SaskCulture Days – “try something new” – create, participate, and share.  Check out free activities all over the province:  https://culturedays.ca/en/2017-activities.  Check out Warman Culture Days here – Schedule of Events.
  • September 30 – Positive Ticketing  – Rosthern RCMP, in partnership with the Town Office and Hepburn Co-op, will reward children wearing helmets or demonstrating bike/pedestrian safety with a Blue Ticket.  Tickets will be given out by Cstl Vincent, Town Staff, Mayor Jeff Peters, Community Members Karen Boldt and Kelsie-Lynn Harms.  Remind the people you know to wear helmets and practice bike/pedestrian safety!  Coupons are good for a freezie at the Co-op until September 30.

SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER NOTICES:

  • NEW: CELEBRATING SENIORS WEEK IN SASKATCHEWAN:  Enjoy a community special event on THURSDAY, October 5th, from 7-9pm, at The Centre.  Featuring pictures of nature and scenery from trips to Louisana, by Don Fehr.  Coffee, snacks, and socializing.  Join us for this event!  All are welcome.
  • NEW: October 20-21 – Fall Cleanup:  Recycle and keep electronic waste out of landfills.  Check out sweepit.ca at Sarcan.  What Can You Recycle at Sarcan?  Mark your calendar ofr Cleanup Days October 20-21.  We are booked for these dates with Loraas and BN Metals.  Hours will be 9am-9pm both Friday and Saturday.  Location at Town Compound area by Arena again.  Watch for details on allowed and non-allowed materials coming soon!
  • NEW: October 16-22 – Waste Reduction Week:  Link coming here!
  • BOWLING SIGNUP:  Signup for Mixed or Ladies League!  Mixed League runs Mondays & Tuesdays 7.00pm.  Teams of 4 and sign up as a team, or we will help you find a team.   Dates:  October 16/17 to December 18/19.  January 8/9 to March 26/27.  Cost $150/adult, $100/youth.  Shoe rental $10.  Ladies League starts Wednesdays, 1.00pm.  Dates:  January 3 to March 28.  Cost $80/person.  Shoe rental $5.  Contact Hepburn Centennial Bowl at 306-947-2073 and leave a message.  Manager 306-947-2192 Janet Hamilton.  Lane rentals by appointment.  $60/hr for lanes.  $25 for back room.  Novelty, bingo, and fun bowling games available.
  • VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Hepburn School Safety Patrol will start the week of Monday, September 18.  Crosswalks are marked in the morning, and Patrollers will be out after school from 3.00-3.15pm.  This program runs from now until December 22.  All parents and students are encouraged to use the crosswalks.  Safety Patrol will not be available during inclement weather conditions, and when buses are not running.  Adult volunteers are needed to help supervise after school.  If you are interested, please contact Tania Bueckert or Leah Mallory at the school – 306-947-2077.
  • NEW: Baton Twirling Opportunity – All ages welcome! Chantelle Smith from Hepburn is a certified baton twirling coach and a national/world medalist. She has offered to coach a fall/winter class here in Hepburn at the school gym (dates and times be determined).  Your child will be provided a baton to learn the basics of baton twirling!  Please contact the town office if you’d be interested in registering your child in this class – info@hepburn.ca.  THANKS to people who have already emailed in your information!
  • Hepburn School Community Council – Needs 3 members for the Council, especially a volunteer willing to be involved in coordinating adult volunteers for the safety patrol program.  Contact the school office.
  • THANK YOU to all who participated in the 2nd Art on Main Event  on Monday, September 18.   Click here:  Art on Main Poster.    Watch for next date!
  • Concerns –  We appreciate your input. A complaint is not official or registered until you fill out the Town of Hepburn Complaint Form.   This information is entered into an online system that notifies our Bylaws Officer about infractions regarding nuisance, animal control, parking, or other bylaw areas.   Click here: Complaint Form.  If you wish to present a concern or item in person to council, use the Council Delegation Request Form and submit the Friday before next council meeting.
  • Building or Development Projects – Check the Town Office Page.  All permits require the use of the Building and Development Permit Form, plus the “Specifications” Form of the project type (Deck, Garage, etc).  All projects need site plans.  Questions?  Contact the Office.
  • Loraas Info: Collection Schedule 2017 is available here.  Questions about services, call (306) 242-2300, M-F 8.00am-5.00pm.  If you think that your street got missed, contact us.  For Bin Rentals, contact Loraas  at 306-242-2300 or http://www.loraas.ca/service-quote/