Home Front – October 20

Scholars from five world faiths will share their points of view at Red Deer College’s fourth annual World Religious Conference on Thursday.

Religious gathering

Scholars from five world faiths will share their points of view at Red Deer College’s fourth annual World Religious Conference on Thursday. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. at the RDC Arts Centre mainstage at the college, says Aziz Ullah, director of external affairs for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Calgary. He said the event is free and refreshments will be served. Scholars from Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, aboriginal and Islamic faiths will share their views on If God Exists, Why Human Suffering? For more information, phone 403-830-1918.

Garage sale

Youths in Blackfalds will reap the benefits of a garage sale set for Saturday, Nov. 7. Rick Trapp, who is helping organize the event, said the local Blackfalds Optimist Club is running the sale to help raise funds for youths which is one of the club’s mandates. The sale is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Blackfalds Elementary School on Broadway Avenue. Items will be bought at fair value determined by the buyer, Trapp said. People wishing to donate sale items can phone Trapp at 403-885-4307 to arrange for dropoff or for more information.

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