Cornerstone Youth Theatre’s production of Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale The Jungle Book lights up the stage in seven performances at the First Church of the Nazarene (2 McVicar Street). The show opens on May 25 and runs until June 3. Evening performances begin at 7 p.m. and Saturday matinees start at 3 p.m. The final performance on June 3 begins at 5 p.m. General admission is $12. Seniors pay $11. Children under 12 get in for $10. There is a discount matinee ($10) on May 26. For tickets, call 403-986-2981 or go to www.cytcentralalberta.org.
The Christian Science Society and Reading Room of Red Deer is hosting an open house on May 24 to show off its newly renovated reading room. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at 4907 50th Ave. International speaker Rob Gilbert will make a one-hour presentation called Spiritual Self-Worth Heals and Transforms Human Character. Gilbert is a practitioner and teacher of Christian Science healing from California. He will speak at 12:05 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m. The open house and lecture are free. Refreshments and homemade cookies will be provided. For more information, visit www.cssrd.com or call 403-346-0811.
The public is invited to come celebrate a special presentation in support of the Blackfalds Field House. Garry Will from Cottonwood Meadows will present Carol Simpson of the Blackfalds Field House committee and Mayor Melodie Stol with the Certificate of Title to Lot 100 in the Cottonwood Meadows subdivision on Thursday. The funds from the sale of the lot, estimated to value $125,000, will be donated to the new Blackfalds Field House as sponsorship of the running track in the new facility. The presentation will take place at the Field House site at 4500 Womacks Road from 1:30 to 2 p.m. More information is available by contacting Will at 403-358-5598, Stol at 403-872-2587 or Simpson at 403-350-9388.
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