What's up this week in Cochrane?

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September 18: The Cochrane Historical and Archival Preservation Society, operators of the Cochrane Museum, is hosting their AGM from 7-9 p.m.. Open to anyone, the meeting is an opportunity to learn about the activities of the museum and a fun range of volunteer roles. With two weather-related flooding incidents in the past year, there will be plenty to hear about.

September 19: Cochrane eco-athleisure brand Seed is hosting a screening of Patagonia’s Artifishal film at their headquarters at 225B Railway St.. The two-hour film begins at 7 p.m.. “Artifishal is a film about people, rivers, and the fight for the future of wild fish and the environment that supports them,” reads the event’s online description, adding that the doc explores the relationship between fish farms and the decline of wild salmon. Tickets are available ahead of time for $10 by searching “artishal” at EventBrite.ca or for $15 at the door if still available. Popcorn and kombucha will be available for purchase, with attendees asked to bring their own cup or bowl.

September 20: It’s the Friday Fun Rollerblading Dance Party at Bragg Creek’s community centre from 7-9 p.m.. The all-ages evening includes a live DJ, prizes, dance floor, cash bar and concession. Online material for the event says it is supervised and parents have the option of either droppings kids off, or sticking around to have a snack, drink and socialize. Attendees should bring their own rollerblades, and those aged 16 and under require a helmet. Admission is $15, or $40 for a family of four.

September 21: Babies are off to the races in the 9th Annual Two Pharmacy Diaper Derby. The high-octane action runs from 2-3 p.m. in front of the pharmacy. An online description describes the event as a “crawling, scooting, walking, stumbling, falling race between toddlers”. Parents can register their child at no cost in either the 0-12 or 12-24 month category at by searching “diaper derby” at Events.com. All participants receive a race package with merchandise and prizes. Two dollars from every transaction on the day of the derby will be donated to the Children’s Wish Foundation.

September 21: The Cochrane & Area Humane Society hosts their Pet-i-Cure fundraiser from 2:30-4:30 p.m.. Pets can get a professional nail trim for $10, with proceeds going toward the humane society. Cats need to be in a kennel, and dogs on a leash.

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