Home front – October 3

The Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society is hosting a fall tea to help raise funds for the historic Cronquist House. The tea is on Thursday, Oct. 18, at Cronquist House at Bower Ponds from 1 to 4 p.m.

The Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society is hosting a fall tea to help raise funds for the historic Cronquist House. The tea is on Thursday, Oct. 18, at Cronquist House at Bower Ponds from 1 to 4 p.m. The event costs $10 and features tea, coffee and hot spiced cider, as well as pumpkin pie and whipped cream, and apple pie and ice cream. There will also be apple and pumpkin pies for sale. Reservations are preferred but not necessary. Call 403-346-0055 for reservations or details.


Shalom Counselling Centre will hold its annual fall friendraiser with support going towards the food bank. The local Christian counselling service, which offers counselling for emotional and relation concerns, family life and wellness education and training and encouragement for caregivers, is hosting a concert and a fundraiser on Oct. 12. at the New Life Fellowship, 20 Kelloway Cres. in Red Deer. Musical guests for the event are Potter’s Clay and Generations. Admission is a non-perishable food item for the food bank. A freewill offering will be taken to support families with counselling. Doors open for the event at 7 p.m. For more information, call 403-342-0339.


Enjoy a funny show and roast beef dinner on Friday, Nov. 9, when the Dickson Store Museum presents The Poplar Grove Ladies Club. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is at 6, followed by the show. Tickets are $40 each or $350 for a table of 10. There’s also a dessert theatre on Saturday, Nov. 10. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. with the play to follow at 1. Tickets are $25 each or $200 for a table of 10. Information or tickets, call 403-728-3355.


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