The Community

We offer a number of different programs and events to contribute to and enhance our community.

Regularly Offered Programs

 
Play Cafe

Every Tuesday from September - June Play Cafe happens at Berkshire from 9:30am - 11:30am.  

 

It is an opportunity for parents/caregivers and children aged 0-5 to come and join together for a time of free play, snacks, and socializing.

 

There is no cost to attend Play Cafe.

Young at Heart

On the third Wednesday of every month anyone aged 55+ is invited to join us for a time of games and activities followed by a home cooked meal.

Young at Heart happens from 11:30am - 1:00pm and the cost is $6.00.

For information regarding the exact date and theme of the next Young at Heart please click here.

Kids Club

Every other Friday from September until May kids from Kindergarten to Grade 6 are invited to come to Berkshire for an evening filled with music, dancing, games, Bible story, crafts and snack!

Kids Club begins at 6:30pm and finishes at 8:00pm.  There is no cost to attend Kids Club but we do require you to register here.

To find out when the next Kids Club is please click here.

Knitting Club

Every Wednesday at 10:00am you are invited to come sit by the fire and knit, learn to knit, or just share in conversation.

 

Special Events

Christmas Pageant

Every December Berkshire produces and performs a Christmas pageant.  This is a great opportunity for the family to come out and experience the telling of the Christmas story.  The Christmas pageant is always followed by our famous 55 feet of fabulous festive finger food!

Click here to find out when this year's Christmas pageant is happening.

Fall Carnival

On the third Saturday of September Berkshire hosts a community carnival outside in our parking lot.  It is a great event for the whole family featuring carnival games, bouncy castles, face painting and more!

Keep an eye on the upcoming events page as the summer draws to an end for more details.

Gospel Concert

On the first Sunday of November Berkshire hosts a Southern Gospel Concert.  The evening features two amazing southern gospel music acts from all over Alberta and beyond.  One of the highlights of the concert every year is the opportunity to enjoy a slice of homemade pie during the intermission.

Admission is free but opportunity will be given during the concert to make a donation to support the work of The Salvation Army. 

Markets

Twice a year Berkshire hosts a market with each market featuring more than 35 local vendors. 

 

The first market of the year is a Spring Market and occurs in April.  To find out the exact date of this year's Spring Market please click here.  If you would like to register as a vendor for the Spring Market please click here.  Registration for vendors begins on February 1 each year.

The second market of the year is a Christmas Market and occurs in November.  To find out the exact date of this year's Christmas Market please click here.  If you would like to register as a vendor for the Christmas Market please click here.  Registration for vendors begins on September 1 each year.

Spring Camp

Every spring Berkshire offers a half day spring day camp.  The camp runs from Monday - Thursday from 1:00pm - 4:00pm and is for ages 6 - 12.  The camp includes an opportunity to participate in a variety of activities including a Bible lesson, crafts, games, and much more!

More information about Spring Camp including the dates, the cost, and what each child needs to bring will be available here as the camp approaches.

Registration will open on February 1.  Click here to register for Spring Camp.

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Vacation Bible School

Every summer Berkshire offers a Vacation Bible School (VBS) day camp.  The camp runs from Monday - Friday from 1:00pm - 4:00pm and is for ages 3 - 12.  The camp includes an opportunity to participate in a variety of activities including singing, dancing, a Bible lesson, crafts, games, and much more!

More information about VBS including the dates, the cost, and what each child needs to bring will be available here as the camp approaches.

Registration will open on April 1.  Click here to register for VBS.

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