Home front – Nov. 9

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Get ready to get rid of your unwanted skis and snowboards. The Canadian Ski Patrol System for the Red Deer Zone/Mountain is holding its annual ski and snowboard swap from Nov. 18 to 20. The ski patrol is holding the show in conjunction with the Red Deer Snow Fest Ski and Snowboard at the Ag Centre at Westerner Park. New and used skis, snowboards, boots, helmets and cross-country gear will be on hand. Cash only. People can bring in their consignments on Friday, Nov. 18, from 4 to 9 p.m., with sales to run on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pickup and cashout will run on Sunday, Nov. 20, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. For information, call Bud Offet at 403-350-9411 or email at skipatrol.rd@gmail.com.


Bring an adult and explore the world of Corvettes at the Red Deer Public Library’s Model Club. The event runs from 3 to 4 p.m. on Nov. 19 at the downtown branch. The club is open to children nine and up. Space is limited and registration is required. Call 403-346-3688 to register by Monday. Visit www.rdpl.org for more information.


November is Epilepsy Education Month and the Central Alberta office of the Epilepsy Association of Calgary is holding an information session on Nov. 18 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at The Hub on Ross. Epilepsy — The Basics will teach people about the neurological disorder and how to properly assist during a seizure. Admission is free. For more information, call Norma Klassen at 403-358-3358 or 1-800-EPILEPSY. The Hub on Ross is located at 4936 Ross St.


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