Home front – September 27


A chili cookoff will get things sizzling at one of Red Deer’s newest shopping areas. Clearview Market’s cookoff takes place on Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Clearview Market bank off of 30th Avenue and 67th Street. Cost is $5 for a bowl of chili, pop and a bun. The event is hosted by local Clearview Market Banks. Proceeds will go to Children’s Miracle Network, Run for the Cure, United Way and SPCA.

Novels, biographies and other books will be on sale at affordable prices. A book sale will be held on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Gaetz Memorial United Church at 4758 Ross St. in Red Deer. For more information, call 403-347-2244.

Sky Wings Aviation and the Red Deer Food Bank are joining forces once again in Operation Foodlift this Sunday. Those who donate $25 cash or the equivalent in food can go for a 20-minute flight over the city. While waiting for your ride you can check out the Flying Flea Market at the airport and there will be a barbecue for those who get hungry. The event takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sky Wings Aviation at Hangar 13 at the Red Deer Airport.

Looking for some great bargains? Gaetz Memorial United Church downtown is hosting a rummage sale on October 4 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Household items, clothing, books and children’s items will be on hand. The church can be found at 4758 Ross St. For more information, call 403-347-2244.

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