Home front – June 3

Red Deer College wants you to experience the thrill of creating something from molten glass. The college will host a community glassblowing event on June 10 from noon to 5 p.m. in the glassblowing studio.

Glass blowing

Red Deer College wants you to experience the thrill of creating something from molten glass. The college will host a community glassblowing event on June 10 from noon to 5 p.m. in the glassblowing studio. Each participant will be shown how to create a glass paperweight. Talented technicians of Series Summer School of the Arts will lead this event. The college’s annual art school for adults will also include glass bead making, glass casting and glassblowing programs from June 13 to August 12. A new teen glassblowing summer camp will run from July 24 to 29 at the college. This camp is for ages 16 to 18. For more information, please visit www.rdc.ab.ca.


Hospital Home Lotto barbeque

A free barbecue and putting contest will be held at the backyard green of the 2011 Hospitals’ Home Lottery grand prize house on Sunday June 5. The event will also be the last chance to purchase tickets for the bonus draw. The winner of the bonus draw will get to choose one of the following: $10,000 cash, a spot in the 2012 Wayne Gretzky Fantasy Camp, or a weekend of golf and fishing in Phoenix with NHL players Brandon Sutter, Derek Morris, Trent Hunter and Jim Vandermeer. All tickets also qualify for the final draws. Prizes include the grand prize dream home built by True Line Contracting Ltd., vehicles, vacations, cash, electronics and more. Hamburgers, hot dogs, snacks and beverages will be served at this family event from noon to 5 p.m. at the lottery house located at 52 Sisson Ave. For more information, contact Shannon Van Parys at 403-314-6949 or visit www.hospitalslottery.com. Ticket sales are down from last year. The lottery is to raise funds for new patient monitors for the Red Deer Regional Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.


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