If you’re in the market for a painting or piece of pottery, look no further than the Spring Show and Sale. The Red Deer Pottery and Red Deer Art Clubs are joining forces from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 30 at the Foyer Recreation Swimming Pool (4501 – 47a Ave.) for this artistic event. Grab a coffee or tea and meet the interesting artists behind these works, and if you see something you like — you will have the oppurtunity to purchase it. All paintings and pottery are made by developing or experienced artists from these local clubs. For more contact Jean Nichols at 403-346-6248.
A play showcasing the impact littering has on the planet will be presented at G.H. Dawe Elementary School on April 28 in honour of Earth Day. The Green Club is putting on The Picnic during the school assembly at 2 p.m. The play features a group that ventures out for a picnic but forgets to clean up after the excursion. Earth Day falls on April 22.
Donna Durand, Teresa Neuman, Haeley Ginter, and Mandy McKee will perform at a fundraiser to help African grandmothers raise their orphaned HIV/AIDS-stricken grandchildren. The second-annual Mosaic Muse concert, hosted by GrammaLink-Africa, will be held from 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, at Sunnybrook United Church, 12 Stanton St. in Red Deer. City councillor Tara Veer will MC. Silent auction items include pottery by Alain Favre and donated scarves from a range of celebrities, including Canadian astronaut Roberta Bondar, TV reporter Wendy Mesley, and radio host Donna McElliogott. Refreshments will be served. All proceeds will be donated to the Stephen Lewis Foundation. Tickets are $15 from Comforts the Sole. For more information, call Chris at 403-347-2776.
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