Switchboard – April 2

Easter Sunday Service at Mirror United Church will be celebrated on April 4 at 9:30 a.m. Phone 403-352-3837.

Easter Sunday Service at Mirror United Church will be celebrated on April 4 at 9:30 a.m. Phone 403-352-3837.

Forshee Hall family dance nights are the first Friday of each month from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Admission is $8 per adult, children 17 years and under are free. Evening lunch is included. Live old time music. Next dance is April 3 with music by Al Womacks Band. For more information, call Mary at 403-748-3378.

Nature Savvy Saturdays at Kerry Wood Nature Centre are offered from 1 to 4 p.m. each week. All ages invited to drop in and create seasonal, nature-inspired crafts. The cost is $2 per craft. Phone 403-346-2010.

Ladies Auxiliary of Red Deer Royal Canadian Legion Branch #35 holds general meetings the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. Next meeting will be on April 5. For a ride please call Harry at 403-598-5331 before noon on meeting day. Meat draw every Friday at 5 p.m.

Sierra of Taylor Drive Music Jam will not be held on April 3 due to the Easter break. Phone Chris at 403-341-3385.

MAGnificent Saturdays offer free art making with a professional artist from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery in downtown Red Deer.

The April 3 session is called Cartoon Inventions following the style of cartoonist Rube Goldberg. All materials supplied. Families welcome. Phone 403-309-8405.

School’s Out Spring Break! free programs will be offered in the Snell Auditorium at the Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch. On Tuesday, April 6, see the movie Up from 1 to 4 p.m. Fun games and activities will follow. On Wednesday, April 7, Break-A-Leg with drama games and activities on stage, using puppets, props, costumes, and more, from 2 to 4 p.m. Bubble Trouble is offered on Thursday, April 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. Chew it, stretch it, make a mess with it. Discover the science of bubble gum. Bubble gum provided. Game On! is offered on Fridays, April 9, and 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. Rock out with Rock Band, play Wii Sports, and go old school with Game Cube. Finally, on Friday, April 10, children in Grades 3 to 7 are invited to join in the Amazing Race starting at 1 p.m. and ending back at the Snell Auditorium at 4 p.m. Teams of youth with at least one adult must register to take part in this event. Phone 403-346-4688.

Writer’s Club meets on Tuesdays, April 6 and 20 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Waskasoo/Kiwanis Meeting Room at the downtown branch of Red Deer Public Library.

Albertus Koett will guide participants through creative writing. Phone 403-346-9100.

Red Deer Public Library — Downtown and Lion Plaza Branches will be closed April 2 for Good Friday, April 4 for Easter Sunday, and April 5 for Easter Monday. Book drops will closed on each of these days, also. Please return books during regular hours. See www.rdpl.org, or phone 403-346-2100, or 403-341-3822.

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