Home front – September 7


Meet your neighbours in Red Deer’s Parkvale neighbourhood for a casual fall get-together. Picnic in the Park runs Saturday Sept. 8 in the Parkvale playground at 45th Street and 46th Avenue. It begins at 3 p.m. There are children’s games, grown-up talk, hot dogs and beverages supplied. People are asked to bring a potluck dish, chairs or blankets. Invite your neighbours and join in the fun. No alcohol and no pets, too.

Golfers are invited to help out those who are combatting multiple sclerosis. The MS Golf Classic will run Monday Sept. 10 at Wolf Creek Golf Resort. This year, organizers are not doing the 100 holes format, as it has done for the last 12 years. This year, it’s 18 holes only. Golfers will be provided with golf balls, power carts, meals, prizes and the opportunity to golf The Old Course at the resort near Ponoka. The goal for 2012 is $50,000. For more details and to register online, go to www.mssociety.ca/


classic, or call Ellen at 403-346-0290.

Theatre-goers wanting the show-only option for seeing the season-opening Central Alberta Theatre comedy Greater Tuna can now book tickets for any night of the play’s run to Sept. 16. CAT is no longer offering the show with hors d’oeuvres option, due to low demand. Tickets to the 7:30 p.m. fundraising shows at the Memorial Centre are $28.70 from the Black Knight Ticket Centre.

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