Home front – March 20


The Red Deer Arts Council, in partnership with Red Deer College and City of Red Deer Culture Services, is presenting a small business information seminar on March 28. Rock the Books, featuring guest speaker Janis Richards from the Canada Revenue Agency, will unravel the mystery of keeping books, filing taxes, GST and more. The session is tailored for musicians, actors, visual artists and others working in arts and entertainment. Richards has 32 years of experience as an income tax auditor and became involved in the music industry 10 years ago when he daughter started singing. Register by March 22 by emailing info@reddeerartscouncil.ca or phoning Diana Anderson at 403-348-2787. Red Deer College students can register for free with their student IDs. For arts council members, the fee is $10 and for non-members it’s $20. Payment can be made at the door or in advance at the Red Deer Arts Council office. The morning session of Rock the Books will meet from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in room 159 in the Arts Centre at Red Deer College. The evening session will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the main meeting room at the Culture Services Centre at 3827 39th St.

The Central Alberta Historical Society is hosting a seminar on how to use the online resources at the Provincial Archives of Alberta on Wednesday. The session will feature Leslie Latta-Guthrie, the executive director of the Provincial Archives and the former city archivist for the City of Edmonton. She will discuss how anyone can use archives’ resources from their own home computer to research their family history. The meeting is free and will start at 7 p.m. in the Snell Auditorium at the Red Deer Public Library. For more information, call 403-340-7521.

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