Home Front – December 11

Red Deer College Music Program presents Sounds of the Season annual holiday concert featuring the Symphonic Winds, and the Chamber Choir on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the college Arts Centre.

Christmas Concert

Red Deer College Music Program presents Sounds of the Season annual holiday concert featuring the Symphonic Winds, and the Chamber Choir on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the college Arts Centre. Tickets are available by phoning 403-340-4455, or at www.ticketmaster.ca. Adult ticket price is $11.25, and children and senior price is $8.25.

Geminid Star Party

Geminid Meteor Shower Star Party takes place at Kerry Wood Nature Centre on Monday from 6 to 9 p.m. Drop in for a family-friendly look at the wonders of the winter sky. Highlights include activities, refreshments, and the planetarium. Program runs regardless of weather. Admission by suggested donation of $3 per person, or $10 per family. To find out more, phone 403-346-2010.

See the ice sculptures

The public is invited to drop by and see Parkland Nurseries and Garden Centre light up ice sculptures in an event set for Saturday from 6:30 to 7 p.m. The event is part of the centre’s annual Christmas card to the community, with this year’s theme being A Tribute to the Winter Athletes of 2010. The public is welcome to take part and see the beautiful presentation at Parkland Nurseries and Garden Centre, which is located three minutes east of 30th Avenue on Hwy 11.

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