Home front – July 31

Step back in time when the Norse explorers had a big feast. Feast with the Vikings takes place on Aug. 18 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. The Danish Canadian National Museum and Gardens will host the authentic Danish meal.

Step back in time when the Norse explorers had a big feast. Feast with the Vikings takes place on Aug. 18 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. The Danish Canadian National Museum and Gardens will host the authentic Danish meal. Mead, a drink made from honey, from Fallentimber Meadery will be on hand. Experience Viking history and then see them peform their renowned battle re-enactment.They might even join you for dinner. Tickets are $40. Contact Carol at the museum at 403-728-0019 or Joanne at 403-227-4917. The museum is located 0.8 km south of the four-way stop in Dickson.


MJ Cyr will promote her devotional album Canopy, a collection of sacred texts from the Baha’i writings put to music. It will run on Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Sylvan Lake Baha’i Centre. It redefines the traditional notion of devotional music with genres such as folk, jazz, country and even electronica. Family camp will begin Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. with Nichol Jafari and Habib Riazati on the topic of The Scientific, Religious and Spiritual perspective on the development of children, family and community. This is open to everyone from all cultures, religions and ages. Please register ahead of time so the appropriate meals and materials can be prepared for you. Phone 403-887-5728, email slbahaicentre@gmail.com or online at www.slbc.info


MAGnificent Saturdays save something for the entire family at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery. Four drop-in art afternoons featuring artists Erin Boake, Erin Polzer and Carlene La Rue are scheduled starting on Saturday. The sessions include: Summer Time Sculpture with artist Erin Boake (Saturday); Black and White and Red All Over with artist Erin Polzer (Aug.11); Sidewalk Chalk with artist Erin Polzer (Aug.18) and Pointy Pointillism with artist Carlene La Rue (Aug. 25). The events run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact Karin Richardson-MacKenzie at 403-309-8446 or visit www.reddeermuseum.com

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