Home front – Feb. 2

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Hunters will have the chance to see how their trophies from the 2011 season stack up among the records with a scoring session hosted by Red Deer Fish and Game Association. The association is hosting the scoring sessions for the first time in three years and are welcoming sportsmen to measure their big game antlers and horns taken last season. The free session will take place at Bower-Kin Community Hall at 58 Boyce St. from 1 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 5. The trophies will be measured using the official scoring charts of the Boone and Crockett Club. More information is available by contacting association president Kevin Wingert at 403-346-4641.


Little girls can have a magical afternoon while raising money for the Central Alberta chapter of Cystic Fibrosis Canada. The Wish Upon a Star Princess Ball will feature an enchanted ballroom, princesses, face painting, a candy bar and dancing. Tickets are $40 and will be on sale at the Collicutt Centre from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. The ball runs on Feb. 25 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Festival Hall.


Youth are invited to learn a new culture while enjoying a fun activity with the Fanatullen Scandinavian Dancers, who are offering traditional folk dance lessons for children five years old and older. The program will run eight Monday evenings, from Feb. 6 to April 2. The lessons will take place from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. at Festival Hall (4215 58th St.). The non-competitive group dances will be $40 per child or $60 per family. For more information and to register, call 403-347-5303.


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