Switchboard – February 25

Stettler Senior Drop-In Centre events include: Court whist on Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; pool at noon Monday to Saturday; cards on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.; floor curling Thursdays at 1:30 p.m.; 500 card games every second and fourth Thursday of each month.

Stettler Senior Drop-In Centre events include: Court whist on Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; pool at noon Monday to Saturday; cards on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.; floor curling Thursdays at 1:30 p.m.; 500 card games every second and fourth Thursday of each month. To find out more, phone 403-742-6556, or contact Fern at 403-742-3094.

Lacombe Kozy Korner jam sessions are held Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. Come to play, sing or listen. Cost $2, includes coffee and cookies. Phone Jack at 403-782-3532.

Bargain Treasures Thrift Store welcomes gently used items, except large furniture, computers and monitors. Please bring items inside the back door at 5217 Gaetz Ave. during business hours from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The store is run by volunteers and all proceeds stay in the community. Phone 403-347-9711.

Young Naturalists Club of Alberta Participation Day will focus on the theme of stars on Feb. 26 from 3 to 6 p.m. Meet at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre and be prepared to visit the mobile planetarium, and take part in indoor and outdoor activities. Join the club for only $15 per year per family which includes an activity pack and free admission to all Participation Days.

Wild Rose Public Schools Town Hall Meeting will be held on Feb. 28 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion in Rocky Mountain House. The Board of Trustees hopes to open educational discussion and raise participation from the broader community specifically from those who do not have children currently attending their schools. To find out more, see www.wrsd.ca, or email to jgallichan@wrsd.ca, or phone 403-845-3376, or 1-800-771-0537.

Ponoka Drop In Centre Country Gospel Concerts are held the last Sunday of the month. Admission is $5 at the door and includes coffee and snack. Next date is Feb. 27. For more information call Glen at 403-783-3850.

Lincoln Community Hall Society annual meeting will take place on Feb. 28, 8 p.m. at the hall. Everyone, including new members, welcome.

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 Feb. 26 session is called Tiny Totems in Clay. All materials supplied. Families welcome. Phone 403-309-8405. Free with admission.

Honour Black History month with music by Synergy Worship Band on Feb. 27, 10:30 a.m. at Gaetz Memorial United Church. For more information, call 403-347-2244.

Cheerleading competition will take place at Lindsay Thurber High School Feb. 27 with events open to the public at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Teams range from four years old to adult. For more information call Riana at 403-352-7744.

Red Deer and District Pro-Life meets the fourth Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church library. Next meeting is Feb. 28 . Phone 403-340-2229.

Cultural Awareness Cafe on Feb. 28 explores the topic Black History month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Central Alberta Refugee Effort, #200, 5000 Gaetz Ave. Guest speakers from a variety of cultures will be present and ethnic refreshments served. Register by calling 403-346-8818 or email jan.underwood@care2centre.ca.

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