Home front – August 11

The Elnora Flower and Bench show will be held on Aug. 27 from 2:30 to 8 p.m. at the Elnora Agri-Centre. Admission is $2 per person.

Elnora Flower and Bench Show

The Elnora Flower and Bench show will be held on Aug. 27 from 2:30 to 8 p.m. at the Elnora Agri-Centre. Admission is $2 per person. Children under the age of six get in for free. Tea will be served from 2:30 to 5 p.m. and awards will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Entries will be staged on Aug. 26 from 6 to 10 p.m. only.

Old-time classics at Torrington Jamboree

Enjoy old-time country classics and music from the 1950s and ’60s at the Torrington Jamboree starting on Thursday, Aug. 18. The weekend of music and dance runs until Sunday, Aug. 21, at the Ron Gorr Memorial Arena. A different band will play every hour and there will be pancake breakfasts, buffet dinners and concession open in the arena. Bring your own lawn chair. Tickets are $45 for the weekend and children under 16 get in for free. There are also various day passes available. For more information, call Dorothy at 403-631-3977, Randy at 403-631-2194 or Bill and Linda at 403-631-2460.

Golden Circle tour to zoo, dog facility

The Golden Circle is organizing a bus trip to the Discovery Wildlife Zoo and RCMP Dog Training Facility in Innisfail on Aug. 31. The bus will leave the Golden Circle for the zoo at 9:30 a.m. A buffet lunch will be provided by the Innisfail Legion at noon and the dog show goes at 2 p.m. The bus will arrive back in Red Deer by 3:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the Golden Circle and are $43 for members and $68 for non-members. For more information, call Diane at 403-343-6074.

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