Home Front – January 2

People who want to start the new year on the right foot might want to join the Wednesday Wellness Walks downtown Red Deer.

Wellness walks

People who want to start the new year on the right foot might want to join the Wednesday Wellness Walks downtown Red Deer. The free walks run from noon to 12:45 p.m. every Wednesday, rain or shine. However, walks will not go ahead on days that the weather is colder than -15. The walks start at Larsen Family Chiropractic at No. 102, 4706 48th Avenue (west of the Associate Clinic). All ages, levels and abilities are welcome including parents with strollers. The first Wednesday walk of the new year is Jan. 6. For more information, call 403-340-0278.

Vocal performance

Hear winter celebrated in song at a performance called Wintervoice by Red Deer’s Soliloquy Choir on Jan. 17. Soliloquy is a mixed-voice community choir based at Red Deer College that presents a wide range of choral music under the direction of Lisa Ward. Edmonton-based choir Oran will perform as guest choir. The event takes place at the First Christian Reformed Church at 16 McVicar Street and runs from 2 to 4 p.m. The admission fee is $10. For information, call 403-340-3249 or go to www.soliloquy.ca

Dance sessions

Ever wanted to dance the evening away Scandinavian style? The Fanatullen Scandinavian Dancers will provide some pointers at weekly dance sessions beginning on Monday, Jan. 11. The dance sessions will take place each following Monday and will run from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Festival Hall at 4214 58th St. Scandinavian heritage is not required and singles are welcome. There is no charge. For information, call 403-347-5303 or 403-341-4672.

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