Home front – Oct. 26

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For a bloody good time, visit Canadian Blood Services’ Halloween Howl Party and blood donor clinic on Oct. 31 from noon to 7 p.m. People can watch cheesy horror films. Free popcorn and candy will be given out. Prizes will be awarded for the best costume. Walk-in donors are welcome but appointments are recommended. To book an appointment, call 1-888-236-6283. The clinic will be held at the Canadian Blood Services’ office at No. 5 5020 68th St. Canadian Blood Services is a national, not-for-profit organization that manages the supply of blood and blood products in all provinces and territories outside of Quebec.


It’s time to start shopping — Christmas is less than two months away. The 20th annual Our Best to You arts and craft sale runs from Oct. 28 to 30 at the Westerner Park Parkland and Prairie pavilions. The sale will include handcrafted jewelry, gourmet food, artwork, pottery, ironwork, clothing and woodwork. The sale starts each day at 10 a.m. and runs to 9 p.m. on Oct. 28, 6 p.m. on Oct. 29 and 5 p.m. on Oct. 30. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and youths aged 13 to 17, and free for children 12 years old and under.