Home front – June 21

Come out to Sunnybrook Farm Museum on Sunday, July 10, for some old-fashioned fun. Admission is by donation to the museum at 4701 30th St. in Red Deer for the event, which runs from noon 4 p.m.

Old fashioned fun at Farm

Come out to Sunnybrook Farm Museum on Sunday, July 10, for some old-fashioned fun. Admission is by donation to the museum at 4701 30th St. in Red Deer for the event, which runs from noon to 4 p.m. Visitors will have the chance to have ice cream, old fashioned games, prizes for an old-fashioned hat contest, music entertainment, concession and so much more. Also coming up at the museum is the Tea and Tours on Wednesday, Aug. 10 and 31, from noon 3 p.m. Cost is $10 per person for the August event, which includes homemade pie and a guided wagon ride.

Aboriginal Day celebrations

Everyone is invited to attend National Aboriginal Day celebrations today in City Hall Park. Red Deer Mayor Morris Flewwelling will do a proclamation at 10:30 a.m. Aboriginal organizations will have booths as well as a tipi set up, plus face painting and other activities. Red Deer Aboriginal Employment Services will host an open house on Wednesday and Red Deer Native Friendship Centre will host one on Thursday. Red Deer Aboriginal Employment Services will host a free family dance at the Golden Circle from 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday with deejay Mike. National Aboriginal Awareness Week runs through the week.

Service honoured

The public is invited to attend a special event honouring servicemen and servicewomen. Decoration Day will run on Sunday at the Lacombe Fairview Cemetery at Cairn in the Field of Honour. The service starts at 1 p.m. and entertainment, plus a potluck, will follow at the Lacombe Legion at 5138 49th St. If it’s raining, the event will be rescheduled.

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