Be inspired by music of Advent and Christmas at Gaetz Memorial United Church with the Golden Gaetz Ringers hand bell ensemble at Christmas Eve Family Service on Dec. 24, 7 p.m. To find out more, 403-347-2244.
A Singles dance will be held on Saturday, Dec. 26, Boxing Day. Randy Hillman performs at Penhold Hall. Doors open at 8 p.m. Music begins at 8:30 p.m. .Cost is $10. For information Call either Keith at 403-350-5493 or Elaine at 403-341-7653.
Canadian Blood Services Community Blood Donor Clinics are on the following days: Dec. 28 at Norsemen Inn in Camrose from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., and from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.; and on Dec. 30 at Norsemen Inn in Camrose from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., and 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. Canadian Blood Services in Red Deer will be closed on Dec. 25, but will be open on Dec. 24 and 31. To book an appointment or for information, call 1-888-2-DONATE (1-888-236-6283) or visit www.blood.ca.
Red Deer Public Library Downtown and Lion Plaza Branches will be open on Dec. 24 and 31 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and closed on Dec. 25 and 26, and Jan. 1. Phone 403-346-2100 (downtown branch), or 403-341-3822 (Lion Plaza Branch).
Russian Children’s New Year Party will be celebrated in the Snell Auditorium at Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch on Dec. 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. Come and join in the interactive New Year play about Frog Princess. Phone 403-346-4688.
Game on! gaming event for kids invites children in Grades 1 and up to test their moves with DDR, or demonstrate their guitar and drum skills on Rock Band on Dec. 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch. Phone 403-346-4688.
Canadian Blood Services reminds residents of Red Deer that the clinic will be open during the holiday season. The clinic will be open on Dec. 24, 26 and 31 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and on Dec. 28 and 29 from 1 to 7 p.m. To book an appointment or for information, call 1-888-2-DONATE (1-888-236-6283) or visit www.blood.ca.
The Red Deer Catalina Swim Club is now registering swimmers for the upcoming January sessions. Spaces are available for the 10 week pre-competitive session. Each individual must have a swim evaluation before registering. Call 403-347-7946 or visit www.reddeercatalina.ca or email firstname.lastname@example.org