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Dye some or all of your hair pink or have it shaved to support children’s cancer research on Feb. 8. The fourth annual Hair Massacure event runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Parkland Mall. Proceeds will benefit pediatric oncology research programs through the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation, wish granting for children through Make-A-Wish Northern Alberta and children and family accommodations and support at Ronald McDonald House Central Alberta.

To donate, register and get more information, log on to hairmassacure.com and follow links or contact Jessica Moyes at rd@hairmassacure.com.


Fitness, fun and fundraising are all part of the Zumbathon for MS on Feb. 2. The second annual event invites individuals and teams to participate to help raise money for the MS Society to fight multiple sclerosis. Event organizer Christine Slaymaker of Dance Magic Studios said changes to this year’s event include a larger venue at Notre Dame High School gym, a video feed to better see instructors and online pledging of donations. Zumba routines combine dance and aerobic elements using squats, lunges and other moves in spirited exercise. To register and get more information on the event, call Red Deer Dance Magic studio at 403-309-7319 or go online to www.reddeerdancemagic.com.


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