Home front – May 30

Parents will learn the tools to enhance their children’s language skills during everyday activities from a registered speech-language pathologist at the G.H. Dawe branch of the Red Deer Public Library.

Parents will learn the tools to enhance their children’s language skills during everyday activities from a registered speech-language pathologist at the G.H. Dawe branch of the Red Deer Public Library. The first session on Monday is geared for parents of children two years old and younger. On Tuesday, the session is for parents of children aged three to five. Both sessions run from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Fun activities are provided for your little ones while you learn. To register, call 403-341-3822. There is a limit of six parents with their children.

Get on your safety gear, plan your best route and get wheeling. The annual SHAPE Wheel Week runs from Saturday to June 9. Albertans are invited to choose their means of participating by wheeling their way by bike, in-line skates, scooters or the like to school, parks, work or a ride through your community. SHAPE is an Alberta-wide non-profit organization that promotes the Active and Safe Routes to Schools programs throughout Alberta. For more information or to register, visit www.shapeab.com.

Celebrate Gaetz Memorial United Church’s 125th anniversary with two concerts at the downtown church (4758 Ross St.). Worship with Choir, Handbells and Synergy Worship Band starting at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. Then on June 7, enjoy a concert with, Duo Majoya, (Marnie Giesbrecht and Joachim Segger) starting at 12:15 p.m. They will perform works by Brahms, Dvorak and Schubert. Admission is free for both events. For more information, go to www.gaetzmemorial

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