Home front – July 5

Moviegoers are invited to park their cars to take in a movie at the Parkland Mall on July 8.

Drive-in movie at mall

Moviegoers are invited to park their cars to take in a movie at the Parkland Mall on July 8.

The drive-in movie, RV, staring Robin Williams and Kristin Chenoweth will show when it is dark. The gates open at 8 p.m. and the event runs until 11:30 p.m. Refreshments and popcorn will be available on site with the Red Deer Foodbank hosting a barbecue. Admission is $10 per car. Proceeds will go to support local charities.

Barbeque, car wash

Learning Disabilities Association Red Deer chapter is hosting a fundraising barbecue and car wash on July 16 at Sobeys Gaetz South. Volunteers are needed for shifts running 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 2110 Gaetz Ave. Learning Disabilities Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the education and social development of people with learning disabilities. For more information call the association at 403-340-3885 or e-mail execdir@LDreddeer.ca.

Open Nature

Local artists are contributing their talent to a fundraiser for the Red Deer chapter of the Push to Open Nature Society, organized to improve access to Alberta’s parks and wilderness areas. An opening reception for Take Flight has been set for Friday, July 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. with a concert by Justine Vandergrift to follow at the Hub on Ross, 4936 Ross St. Concert admission is $5 per person. Proceeds from the sale of donated art, cards and prints will support Push to Open. For details, please call 403-340-4869.

Freedom Singers at Cornerstone

Freedom Singers will be performing at Cornerstone Gospel Chapel at 10:30 a.m. on July 17. The singers Simon Ivascu, Steven Ivascu and Wesley Pop, fled Romania when they were teenagers in search of freedom to practise their faith. Eventually they made their way to Canada and now tell their story in word and song. A free will offering is appreciated. The chapel is located at 5911-63rd St.

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