Home Front – October 5

Canadian Country Music’s artist of the year is going to help raise some money for the Anthony Henday Museum in Delburne. Brad Johner will perform at the Delburne Hall on Friday, Oct. 23.

Museum fundraiser

Canadian Country Music’s artist of the year is going to help raise some money for the Anthony Henday Museum in Delburne. Brad Johner will perform at the Delburne Hall on Friday, Oct. 23. Money raised from the event will be used to help bring the 103-year-old Woodlake School to the museum’s grounds. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door, available from the museum, Delburne Hardware and various other locations in the village. Tickets are also available from museum volunteers. Call Shelly at 403-749-2711, 403-749-2186 or 403-396-5240 or call Marj at 403-588-1659.


Oktoberfest on tap

Central Albertans are invited to lift their steins and try traditional German food. The German-Canadian Club of Red Deer invites people to Oktoberfest on Friday, Oct. 23, and Saturday, Oct. 24. Beer garden opens at 6 p.m. and dinner is served at 7:30 p.m. Advance tickets are $30 for members and $40 for non-members. After Oct. 11, it will be $40 for members and $50 for non-members. Ticket prices include GST. There will be dancing, door prizes, a 50/50 draw and a different German menu each night. It will run at Westerner Park’s Harvest Centre. Jana and Danny will provide the music. The event is raising money for a new building. For tickets or more information, call John at 403-343-2213 or Bonnie at 403-754-3646, Ingrid in Lacombe at 403-782-5729 or Ursula in Ponoka at 403-783-8523.


Kidney conference

Red Deer nephrologist Kym Jim will be the keynote speaker at a Kidney Conference coming to the Red Deer Regional Hospital on Sunday, Oct. 25. Hosted by the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Northern Alberta and Territories branch, the conference runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Danad Soltes Auditorium. Registration is $15 per person. To learn more, visit www.kidney.ab.ca or call Kim Kearns at 1-800-461-9063.


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