Home front – July 26

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Pianist Laura Walton is featured at First Thursdays at the Snell Auditorium in the Red Deer Library on Aug. 2. The event runs from 12:15 to 1 p.m. Coffee and tea will be provided by Cafe Noir. Admission is free but donations are accepted at the door.


Sunday Afternoon at the Museum has lots in store for the whole family at the Dickson Store Museum on July 29. A one-act play, More Letters to Grandma and Grandpa, is featured. There’s also poetry readings, live music and refreshments and cake to follow. The fun gets underway at 2 p.m. Admission is by donation. For more information, call 403-728-3355.


Take a walk on the haunted side with the Innisfail Historical Village. Guided ghost walks along with a dramatic presentation are on tap for this Friday, and Aug. 10, 17 and 24. The walks are guaranteed to send shivers up your spine. Walkers must be 10 years old or older, or with a parent or guardian if younger. The walks last about 30 to 40 minutes and begin at 9:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. from the village. Admission is $5. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call 403-227-2906.


A story about the province’s development of a social policy framework in Tuesday’s Advocate had incorrect information. Ken Collier is past chair of the Council of Canadians, Red Deer and Area Chapter.


The Advocate invites its readers to help cover news in Central Alberta. We would like to hear from you if you see something worthy of coverage. And we would appreciate hearing from you if you see something inaccurate in our pages. We strive for complete, accurate coverage of Central Alberta and are happy to correct any errors we may commit. Call 403-314-4333.

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