Home front – January 11

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Worshippers are invited to join the annual prayer service to mark the Week of Christian Unity on Jan. 20. The event starts at 7 p.m. in St. Luke’s Anglican Church located at 4929 54th St. in Red Deer. Refreshments will follow. More information is available by calling Linda at 403-347-6073. The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is an international Christian ecumenical observance kept annually between Jan. 18 and 25.


Want to get together with others and philosophize about some of life’s questions? Admission is free to the Philosopher’s Cafe on Thursday, Jan. 17, at Red Deer College Library. Red Deer College philosophy instructor Guillermo Barron encourages open, meaningful and respectful dialogue. Refreshments will be served. The event is open to the entire Red Deer College population and Central Alberta community. Pre-registration is not required. For more information, call 403-342-3152.


An exhibit marking a century’s history of sport in Red Deer will be launched on Saturday. The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum invites the public to attend the opening of its new exhibit 100 Years of Sport History in Red Deer from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Admission to the museum is free and cake will be served. The event is part of Red Deer centennial celebrations. More information is available online at www.ashfm.ca.


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