Switchboard – December 9

Two Singles dances will be held in December. On Saturday, Dec. 12, Randy Hillman performs at Penhold Hall.

Two Singles dances will be held in December. On Saturday, Dec. 12, Randy Hillman performs at Penhold Hall. Doors open at 8 p.m. Music begins at 8:30 p.m. On Dec. 26, Boxing Day, Randy performs again at Penhold Hall, same time. Cost is $10 for both dates. For information Call either Keith at 403-350-5493 or Elaine at 403-341-7653.

Ponoka Legion weekly steak suppers continue at 5:30 p.m. on Fridays. Cost is $12 per person. Phone 403-783-4076.

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 Penhold rink shelter. Youth aged 10 to 14 years are invited to check out this community club. For further information, phone 403-886-5464.

Spruce View Community Library regular hours: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. These hours will be in effect until Christmas break, Dec. 2009. Contact Paddy or Marie at 403-728-0012.

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

Family musical, Carriers of the Kingdom, will be presented Dec. 10 to 13 at the Word of Life Centre Auditorium. Performances go on Dec. 10 and 11 at 7 p.m., Dec. 12 at 1 p.m. and Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. Tickets at Scott’s Parable Bookstore or visit www.wordoflife.ca

Drop-in Time for Twos is offered on Thursdays from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch Children’s Services. Phone 403-346-4688. Join the group for the final fall session on Dec. 10.

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. This year’s last Babytimes will be held on Dec. 11.

Sit and Be Fit exercise program is held on Wednesdays starting at 10:45 a.m. at the Golden Circle. A $2 drop-in fee applies. Phone 403-343-6074.

Addict In The Family support group is a free, confidential, professionally-facilitated support group available to families and/or caregivers dealing with addictions within their family circle. Meetings are every second Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at 4920-54 Street. Upcoming meeting on Dec. 10. Phone Jackie at 403-342-0895 for details.

Fifty-five plus floor curling runs every Thursday starting at 1:30 p.m. at the Winfield Hall. A loonie gets you floor curling, friendship, fun, and coffee and snacks. Everyone is welcome. Call Louise for more info. at 780-682-3866.

Dancercise at the Golden Circle continues on Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. There is a drop in fee of $1. Join in the senior friendly, low impact, fun way to get exercise and meet new people. For more information call the Golden Circle at 403-343-6074.

Benalto Leisure Club games and socializing afternoons are offered every Thursday at 1 p.m. Contact Mary at 403-746-5237 or Joan at 403-746-3436.

H.E.A.R.T.S. (Helping Empty Arms Recover Through Sharing) is a program focused on helping families through the loss of their baby during pregnancy, delivery, or shortly after birth. This group will meet the second Thursday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at Bremner Avenue Community Health Unit. Next meeting is Dec. 10. For more information, email heartsreddeer@shaw.ca or phone 403-309-4344, extension 105. The program operates under the umbrella of the Red Deer Hospice Society Bereavement Program.

Thunderbird Learners Parent Support Group for parents and children ages six to 12 years is offered on Thursdays from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Red Deer Native Friendship Society at 200, 5405 50 Ave. Activities include Aboriginal stories and teachings, crafts, drumming and more. Free of charge. Contact Mandy at 403-340-0020 or see www.rdnfs.com

Ladies Getting Connected meets every Thursday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Liberty Christian Assembly. This fall’s study is Love as a Way of Life by Gary Chapman. Phone Maxine at 403-358-8248, or Dolly at 403-342-7313.

Golden Circle Senior Resource Centre dance, Thursday, Dec. 10, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the seniors’ centre. Dance to the music of Country Express Band. Admission is $7. Phone 403-886-2740, 403-309-3342, or 403-347-6165.

Last West Hall old time dances are held the second Friday of each month from 7:30 to 11 p.m. from October to June. The hall is located west of Rimbey on Hwy. 53. Cost is $7 including lunch. Contact Mary May at 403-843-6201.

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