Switchboard – December 28

Bottles for a Brighter Christmas in support of Red Deer Christmas Bureau continues until Jan. 3 at Cosmos I and Cosmos II Bottle Depots. Make a donation of bottles or cash to the Christmas Bureau and enter to win one of two gift certificates from Parkland Mall merchants.

Bottles for a Brighter Christmas in support of Red Deer Christmas Bureau continues until Jan. 3 at Cosmos I and Cosmos II Bottle Depots. Make a donation of bottles or cash to the Christmas Bureau and enter to win one of two gift certificates from Parkland Mall merchants. Sponsored by Parkland Mall, Coca Cola, Big 105 FM and The Drive 106.7 FM.

Red Deer Public Library Downtown and Lion Plaza Branches will be open on Dec. 31 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and closed on Jan. 1, and Phone 403-346-2100 (downtown branch), or 403-341-3822 (Lion Plaza Branch).

Mad Science . . . It’s weird, it’s gross, it’s ALIVE! Examine slimy, messy, and disgusting science experiments on Dec. 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch in the Snell Auditorium. Grades 1 and up are welcome. Phone 403-346-4688.

Break-A-Leg! Kids Drama Program will be offered on Dec. 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Snell Auditorium at the Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch. Grades 1 and up are welcome to take the stage for drama games and activities. Phone 403-346-4688.

Seniors Resource Clinics are held on the following dates: Dec. 29 — 9:30 a.m. at Parkview Manor, and at 1 p.m. at Kozy Korner, both in Lacombe. Contact Wendy at 403-309-8198 or Barb at 403-309-8197. This month’s topic is celebrating aging.

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. 28 and 29 from 1 to 7 p.m. and Dec. 31 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.

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