Home front – September 8

Gospel in the Park runs Friday to Sunday at Blackfalds All Star Park. The country gospel music weekend starts with a jam session and free hot dogs at 6 p.m. on Friday.

Gospel in the Park

Gospel in the Park runs Friday to Sunday at Blackfalds All Star Park. The country gospel music weekend starts with a jam session and free hot dogs at 6 p.m. on Friday. Visions Country Gospel, Ben Kellert, RR 4, Christine Bran Connier, Strings-N-Things, Re Newed, Reg Rust, Vern Durksen, Jordan Echoes and Potter’s Clay will all perform at the event. Performances will be held in a heated tent, but bring your own lawn chair. Tickets are $25 per day or $40 for a weekend pass. For more information and tickets, call Dennis at 403-885-5076, Moe at 403-357-6678 or Jim at 403-391-1397 or visit www.gospelinthepark.net.

Virtual walk

The Red Deer Primary Care Network is challenging you to a three-month virtual walk across Newfoundland. The fun and free trek starts on Friday with a launch party at the Red Deer PCN office from noon to 1 p.m. The office is located at 5130 47th St. You can register for the challenge as an individual or a team by calling 403-343-9100. There is a minimum of five members per team. For more information, email jeff.kopp@rdpcn.com.

FASD Day

Prevention will be the theme of the International FASD Day event in Red Deer on Friday. Consuming alcohol during pregnancy is the sole cause of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, for which there is no cure. The local event will be held at The Hub on Ross starting at 8:30 a.m. with a breakFASD, a free light breakfast. A panel of women will talk about their experiences due to FASD and their thoughts on prevention. The first annual Central Alberta FASD Starfish award will honour those who have gone above and beyond in their support of individuals with FASD, or by bringing FASD awareness to their workplace or community. Everyone is welcome.

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