Home front – November 20

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Little girls are invited to spend an enchanted afternoon fit for a princess while raising money for cystic fibrosis at the same time. Tickets go on sale on Friday at Parkland Mall for the second annual Princess Ball, which will run on Feb. 16, 2013. The ball features an enchanted ballroom, princesses, snacks, face painting, a craft table, a candy bar, wishing well and dancing. Girls are encouraged to dress their very best. For the adults, there’s a silent auction and elegant appetizer-style snacks. Proceeds from this year’s event will go to the Central Alberta chapter of Cystic Fibrosis Canada. The event is scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. on Feb. 16 at the Sheraton Red Deer Hotel. Tickets are $40 per person. For more information, call 403-347-5075 or go to Facebook and search The Princess Ball.


Those who may need photo identification can get it free at a clinic today. The Central Alberta Community Legal Clinic is offering the chance to get free affidavits of identification. The card does not replace government-issued identification, but will help people without photo ID access basic services. The clinic goes from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the clinic’s offices at No. 301 5008 Ross St. An appointment is required by calling 403-314-9129 or toll free at 1-877-314-9129.


Come out to Rimbey for a special Christmas bazaar. It will run on Saturday at the Rimbey Drop In Centre at 5110 53rd Ave. from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., sponsored by the Rimbey and District Community non-profit organizations. Homemade baking and local crafts are on hand. Lunch is available. For more information, call Teri Ormberg at Wooddale Ladies Club at 403-843-6497.


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