Switchboard – April 16

Jam sessions at Alix Community Hall will be held on the first and third Sundays of each month from 12 to 4 p.m. Contact Henry at 403-747-2534. A $2 drop in fee includes refreshments.

Jam sessions at Alix Community Hall will be held on the first and third Sundays of each month from 12 to 4 p.m. Contact Henry at 403-747-2534. A $2 drop in fee includes refreshments.

Canadian Blood Services Community Blood Donor Clinics are on the following days: April 21 at Rimbey Community Centre from 4:30 to 8 p.m.; April 22 at Norsemen Inn in Camrose from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., and from 4:30 to 8 p.m.; April 28 at Lou Soppit Community Centre in Rocky Mountain House from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Regular Red Deer donor clinics are held Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 7 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. To book an appointment or for information, call 1-888-2-DONATE (1-888-236-6283) or visit www.blood.ca.

The April Central Alberta Singles dance for members and invited guests only will be held at Penhold Hall on Saturday, April 24, 8:30 p.m. Performing will be Lost Highway. For ticket information call Doris at 403-227-1287 or Elaine at 403-341-7653.

Drop-in Babytimes is offered on Fridays from 2 to 2:30 p.m., or on Thursdays from 11 to 11:30 a.m. at Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch Children’s Department for children from birth to 24 months of age along with their caregivers. Phone 403-346-4688.

Brown Bears of Alaska with special guest Bryan Nelson will be presented on April 18 starting at 2 p.m. at Kerry Wood Nature Centre. See Nelson’s pictures and hear about his experiences from his trip bear watching during the Sockeye Salmon run in Alaska. Free admission. Phone 403-346-2010.

Lacombe Legion Bingo is played every Monday at 7 p.m. in the legion hall. Phone 403-782-6441.

Golden Circle Senior Resource Centre offers Drop-in Scrabble at 1 p.m. on Mondays for a cost of $1. Phone 403-343-6074.

Penhold Youth Club meets on Fridays from 6:30 to 8 p.m., and on Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Street rink shelter. Youth aged 10 to 14 years are invited to check out this community club. For further information, phone 403-886-5464.

Spring Show and Saleby the members of the Red Deer Pottery Club and Red Deer Art Club takes place on April 17, noon to 4 p.m. at the Red Deer Recreation Centre. Pottery and paintings will be for sale. Refreshments and demos will be provided by the members. For more information call Jean at 403-346-6248.

Alberta Equestrian Vaulting Association AEVA Spring Fest will be held at the Olds Agricultural Society Megadome in Olds on April 17 and 18. Event opens at 8 a.m. with canter classes at Calvori Pavilion at 1 p.m. For more information call Janet at 403-637-2206.

Motherless Daughters support group meets on the third Sunday of the month at the Bra Lounge. Next meeting is April 18. Call Sheena for more information at 403-597-7686.

Breakfast with Sylvan Lake Town Council and Olympian Melissa Hollingsworth will be held on April 17 at the Family and Community Centre in Sylvan Lake. Breakfast begins at 9 a.m. with speeches at 10 a.m. Admission and breakfast are free of charge. Join this opportunity to speak one on one with the mayor and council, and learn more about the town initiatives, and more. For further information, phone 403-887-1185, ext. 203.

Official commissioning worship service of Fountain of Life Apostolic House will take place on April 18, 3 p.m. in the New Life Fellowship Church building. Join Pastors Prince and Love Nwigwe and others in this celebration. Phone or fax 403-341-3899, or see www.folahministries.com, or email info@folahministries.com, or fountainlife@hotmail.com.

Pine Lake Singers Spring Concert will be offered on April 18, 2:30 p.m. at the Pine Lake Hub. Admission is $5. Lunch will be served. Phone 403-347-7198 for more information.

Red Deer Flying Club invites those interested or involved in aviation to come to monthly get-togethers on the third Monday of each month at the clubhouse at Red Deer Regional Airport. Contact Bert at 403-350-5511. The next meeting will be on April 19.

Mountain View Community Literacy Society Annual General Meeting will be on April 19 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Bell e-Learning Centre at Olds College in Excite Room 953. Learn more about taking part in the vote for new members of the board, adult learning, family literacy programming, meet board members, staff and others. Dessert and coffee will be served. Members in good standing may vote. No proxy voting. For details, phone 403-556-3045.

Scripts At Work, a playwriting series presented by Red Deer College, will offer Discovering the Dramaturgical Innards of a Play with DD. Kugler and the Art of Playwriting, with Neil Flemming. Both workshops run from April 30 to May 2 and cost @25 each. Deadline for applications is April 20. Visit www.rdc.ab.ca or call 403-342-3300 to inquire.

Teen Ed will hold their annual general meeting on April 19, 7 p.m. at HR Outlook (next to Body Basics.) Join in making some important decisions about the future of Teen Ed. For more information call 403-343-6135.

Freehold Owners Association annual general meeting and information seminar will be held on April 17 at CrossRoads Church with registration starting at 9 a.m., meeting at 10 and seminar at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $20 per person or couple for members or $30 for non members. Memberships available at the door for $50. Lunch is available for $10. For more information call 403-245-4438, email fhoa@shaw.ca or visit www.fhoa.ca

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