Bowl-a-thon for Troupe
Come bowl for a good cause on Sunday. The Red Deer Aboriginal Dance Troupe are holding a fundraising Bowl-athon at Heritage Lanes from noon to 2 p.m., with 50-50 draws and a silent auction. Tickets are $10 a person and include a hot dog or hamburger, pop, chips, two hours of bowling and shoe rental.
Flying high for Food Bank
Skywings Aviation and the Red Deer Food Bank Society are hosting Operation Food Lift on Sunday. The event will be held at the Red Deer Regional Airport from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A flight over Red Deer will cost $25 cash or an equivalent food donation. There will also be a Flying Flea Market and the food bank will be serving pancakes as sausages as well as burgers and hot dogs.
Shapiro to speak here
Dr. Marla Shapiro, medical consultant for the CTV National News and a breast cancer survivor, will talk about her personal experience with cancer at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the Lacombe Memorial Centre. Shapiro is seen weekly on CTV’s Canada AM and is editor of the magazines Health Essentials and ParentsCanada. Tickets for this event in the Dr. Murray Martin Speaker Series, are $40 ($35 seniors and $25 students) from www.ticketweb.ca or by calling 1-888-222-6608. Wine and cheese, appetizers and desserts are included in the ticket price. Shapiro, who wrote the bestseller Life in Balance: My Journey With Breast Cancer, will also be signing copies of her book from 3 to 4:15 p.m. at the Mary C. Moore Public Library in Lacombe.
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