Home front – November 7

Area vintage motorcycle riders are going to get their motors running all the way to the food bank. On Nov. 17, the Central Alberta Vintage Motorcycle Group will meet at Precision Cycle Works, 17 Gasoline Alley East, at 1 p.m. and ride to the Red Deer and District Food Bank.

Area vintage motorcycle riders are going to get their motors running all the way to the food bank. On Nov. 17, the Central Alberta Vintage Motorcycle Group will meet at Precision Cycle Works, 17 Gasoline Alley East, at 1 p.m. and ride to the Red Deer and District Food Bank. The Ride for Children is an event where the motorcycle group has partnered with the food bank. For the ride non-perishable food items and cash are greatly accepted. For more information, contact John Ferguson, Central Alberta Vintage Motorcycle Group treasurer, at 403-341-4022 or email at henhouse@telusplanet.net.


Christmas shopping can support women’s education through the Philanthropic and Educational Organization. The Red Deer chapter of the PEO has invited several local shopping representatives to their Shop to Support Scholarships on Nov. 12. From 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre, at 6300 45th Ave., representatives from companies like Pampered Chef, Epicure, Miche Purses, Nucerity, Jockey Clothing, Arbonne and Tupperware, Sensi and Vilauda will be open for business. This fundraising event will support women in the community by sponsoring scholarships for women’s education. Light refreshments will also be sold at the event.


Central Alberta singer Bill Bourne will perform on Thursday, Nov. 15, at The Vat in Red Deer with his new band, The Amoeba Collective. Tickets are $15, and doors will open at 8 p.m. for a 9:30 p.m. show. A wrong date previously ran in the Advocate.


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