Home front – May 17

Bring your daisies, purples cornflowers and black-eyed susans to the Kerry Wood Centre at 6300 45th Ave. on Saturday May 26. The Red Deer and District Garden Club will host its annual perennial plant share from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Bring your daisies, purples cornflowers and black-eyed susans to the Kerry Wood Centre at 6300 45th Ave. on Saturday May 26. The Red Deer and District Garden Club will host its annual perennial plant share from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Anyone who comes with a perennial can trade it for another one. Perennials will also be on sale for $2 for those who have none to trade. Refreshments will also be on hand. For more information, contact Cathy at 403-550-1762 or Carol at 403-340-2192.


Join Sunnybrook Farm Museum as they welcome Otis and Charlie to the flock in a full-filled spring celebration on May 26. The festival features a variety of activities including a country pancake breakfast, community garage sale and a display of antique vehicles. Visitors can also say hello to Otis the Owl and Charlie the Porcupine, and a few Canadian heritage breed chickens from the Medicine River Wildlife Centre. Sunnybrook’s farm animal exhibition, homemade cookies, walks, music, and children’s games and activities will run throughout the day. The celebration runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is by donation. Breakfast is $5 or $3 for children and is served from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. There will be food concessions services running throughout the day. Parking is available at the north and west entrances and additional parking is available at the AMA parking lot, west of Sunnybrook Farm. For more information, contact Ian Warwick at 403-340-3511 or email sbfs@shaw.ca.


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