Home front – June 29


Seniors can make some healthy moves at Red Deer’s Golden Circle this summer. Summer Yoga at the Golden Circle at 4620 47A Ave. will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from now to Aug. 15 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. There are no classes on July 2, 4 and Aug. 6. Maximum participants: 25. Cost is $55 for members, $80 for non-members. For more information, call 403-343-6074.

Hitting the trails? Make sure you bring the new Grande Alberta South Trails Map. The map highlights designated motorized, non-motorized and mixed-use trails in the region. It covers the area south of the Yellowhead Hwy from Hinton to Spruce Grove, west of Hwy 2 to Gull Lake, north of Hwy 12 an Hwy 11 to Nordegg and east of Hwy 734 and Hwy 40 to Hinton. The Grande Alberta South Trails Map is available at visitor information centres across Alberta and at www.albertatrailnet.com.

Cronquist House at Bower Ponds is hosting its Tea House from July 10 to August 21. The Victorian style brick farmhouse, built in 1911 by one of Red Deer’s early settlers, will be offering light lunches and dessert with afternoon tea from Tuesday to Friday.

Lunches will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. They are priced at $15.

Dessert and tea is served for 2 to 4 p.m. and costs $10.

All orders in the Tea House must be made in cash. For more information or to make reservations, call 403-346-0055.

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