Home front – September 15

Drivers are urged to slow down because photo radar will be out in full force in a number of Red Deer locations.

Photo Radar

Drivers are urged to slow down because photo radar will be out in full force in a number of Red Deer locations. Here are the sites being monitored until Wednesday. School zones: 69th Street Drive, Oleander Drive, 42A Avenue, Douglas Avenue and Lancaster Drive. Playground zones: Northey Avenue, Oak Street, 58th Street, 55th Avenue and Allan Street. Traffic corridors: 77th Street, 32nd Street, 19th Street, 30th Avenue, 50th Avenue and 49th Avenue.

Annual Oktoberfest planned

The German Canadian Club of Red Deer is hosting its annual Oktoberfest at Festival Hall on Oct. 1. Beer gardens, music and dinner are part of the festive evening. Music will be by the Brabec Brothers. Tickets are $35 before Sept. 23 or $45 after that date. Tickets are half price for children aged seven to 12, and free for children six and younger. For tickets, call 403-342-1073, 403-896-1060 or 403-782-1505. For more information about the club, go to www.reddeergerman-canadianclub.com.

Students to take part in school run

Thousands of Central Alberta students will invade Red Deer trails on Tuesday for the Dawe and St. Patrick school run. Grade 4 students will lead the pack starting at 11 a.m. at Heritage Ranch and ending three km later at Bower Ponds, says St. Patrick School teacher Fergus Lynch. Older grades leave in waves with the last group starting its run at 2 p.m.

Earthdance inviting everybody to dance

Earthdance Red Deer is inviting the community to dance for peace on Sept. 24. In Red Deer, starting at 1 p.m. at City Hall Park, there will be an open mic and performances by local dance groups. Join in a Community Drum Circle at 4:15 p.m., followed by the Global Non-Denominational Prayer Prayer for Peace at 5 p.m. An all ages dance party with live music will follow at the Hub on Ross. At the same time, people from around the world will dance, drum, sing and pray for peace as part of the simultaneous worldwide festival.

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