Home front – December 27

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People are invited to get active during the holiday season by lacing up for free public skating at Collicutt Centre on Sunday, from 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. CIBC Clearview Banking Centre has partnered with the City of Red Deer to provide the opportunity on the weekend between Christmas and the New Year. Skating is a low-impact aerobic exercise that is suitable for people of all ages and the indoor rink protects skaters from the winter weather.


Voting is now open for the Subway Central Alberta Leadership in Health Awards. Winners will receive a plaque and recognition for their contribution to community health. Each voter will be given one free admission pass to the Healthy Living Expo at Westerner Park on Jan. 12, where the awards will be given out. There are eight award categories, and you can vote for nominees once per day per category. Voting occurs on Facebook or Twitter, and voters must like or follow Healthy Living Expo for their vote to count. Voting is open until 11:59 p.m. on Jan. 11. For more information and instructions on how to vote, visit www.theexpo.ca/leadership-awards.


Let the faculty of Red Deer College take you through The Eras of Jazz. On Jan. 12 at 7:30 p.m., Steve Sherman, Jeremy Doody, Curtis Phagoo and Malcolm Bell of the Faculty Jazz Combo will perform a history of jazz music, from Dixieland to swing to fusion. The event will be held in Studio A at Red Deer College. Tickets are $14.70 for adults, and $11.55 for students, seniors and children. Tickets can be purchased online at www.bkticketcentre.ca or by calling the Black Knight Ticket Centre at 403-755-6626.


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