Home front – Nov. 5


Did you know Red Deer has an urban 4-H Club? The club will be holding an organizational meeting on Monday at 7 p.m. at Sunnybrook Farm Museum, located at 4701 30th St. Anyone between the ages of nine and 20 interested in joining 4-H is welcome to attend to learn about projects and activities of this urban-based club. Members must register by Dec. 1. For more information, contact general leader Shari Hanson at reddeer4h@hotmail.com. 4-H is a youth organization committed to developing outstanding leaders with marketable skills to succeed in today’s society. Through the efforts of a dedicated provincial network, 4-H offers programs, trips, awards and scholarships for members and families.

Come and learn how urban planning is changing in the world. On Tuesday, the Red Deer Events committee of the Alberta Professional Planners Institute invites Central Albertans to join them in celebrating World Town Planning Day. Renowned local historian and curator of history Michael Dawe will speak on the history of community planning in Red Deer. He will explore the planning personalities and issues that helped shape our community. World Planning Day focuses on the progress of community planning in Canada and the contributions that planning has made to the quality of the human environment worldwide. The event will run at noon in the downtown Red Deer Public Library’s Snell Auditorium. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to everyone.

Come by and celebrate Central Alberta’s aboriginal and Metis history at Sunnybrook United Church in Red Deer on Wednesday at 7 p.m. An interesting conversation about the aboriginal experience will be led by local historian Michael Dawe. Cost is by donation. The church is located at 12 Stanton St. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Linda 403-347-6073.