Switchboard – December 30

Bottles for a Brighter Christmas in support of Red Deer Christmas Bureau continues until Jan. 3 at Cosmos I and Cosmos II Bottle Depots.

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.

Learn to play Dominoes on Dec. 31, 2 p.m. at Kerry Wood Nature Centre. Bring the kids for an afternoon of classic entertainment. Drop-in. Call 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 Jan. 4. For a ride please call Harry at 403-598-5331 before noon on meeting day. Meat draw every Friday at 5 p.m.

Lion Plaza Branch of Red Deer Public Library offers Preschool Storytimes for children ages three to five years on Mondays from 10:30 to 11 a.m., and Toddler Play and Learn Time on Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11 a.m. parents and caregivers with their newborns to three year olds. Both are drop-in programs. No registration is required. For details, phone 403-341-3822. Programs resume on Jan. 4 and 5.

To be included in this listing, please email event details to editorial@bprda.wpengine.com, fax to 403-341-6560, or phone 403-314-4325.

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