In honour of National Poetry Month, the Red Deer College Poetry Society and Red Deer Arts Council are hosting a Poetry Prowl on Saturday, April 2, from 1 to 3 p.m. Beginning in the basement of the Scott Block theatre and ending at the Art From the Streets Studio, the Poetry Prowl will take patrons on a poetic tour of downtown Red Deer. Various poets will read at four downtown venues, for approximately 15 minutes. A reception with refreshments will follow. For more information, visit reddeerartscouncil.ca.
Community projects seeking support from the Red Deer and District Community Foundation have just a few more days to apply for the spring round of grants. Registered charities serving Central Alberta communities have until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 1, to submit their proposals to grants co-ordinator Kristine Bugayong. The foundation supports projects that foster collaboration and empower people and strengthen the quality of life in Red Deer and the surrounding region. To learn more, call Bugayong at 403-341-6911.
Thursday’s Advocate contained incorrect information about an open house for artist Sonja Zacharias. The watercolour art demonstration will be this Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at The Gallery on Main in Lacombe. For more details, phone 403-782-3402.
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