Switchboard – June 23

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Liberty Christian Assembly presents a summer series of DVD viewings call “Jesus Christ the Healer” by Roger Sapp. The viewings are Wednesday nights, June 25, July 2, July 16, August 6, and August 20. Drop in for some or all of the DVDs. Bring snacks if you wish; coffee is provided. For more information call 403-342-7800.

-Bower Place Seniors pot luck lunch and card party takes place at noon on June 24 at Bower kin Place. For further information call Marlene at 343-0632.

-Alexandra Chapter 44, Order of Eastern Star, Lacombe is celebrating their 100 anniversary. Celebration takes place on June 28, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Lacombe Memorial Centre, no cost. Banquet at 5 p.m. Advance tickets only for $20 by calling Jo-Anne- at 403-782-2593 or Beth at 403-348-0032.

-Lacombe Legion Bingo every Monday at 7 p.m. in the legion hall. Phone 782-6441.

-Central Alberta Diversity Association is presenting a workshop on June 26, 8:30 to 4:30 at Red Deer College, room 1204. This workshop will teach service providers about the issues of homophobic bullying and harassment of LGBT youth and is recognized for credits by the Alberta College of Registered Social Workers. Cost is $85 for public, $65 for RDC staff and $14 for full time students. To register contact Leslie at 403-340-2143.

-Red Deer Sportscar Club will hold its first meeting on June 24, 7 p.m. in room 1205 of Red Deer College. Contact Fred at 309-3280 for more information.

-Central Alberta Diversity Association is presenting Youthsave, a workshop on June 26, 8:30 to 4:30 at Red Deer College, room 1204. This workshop will teach service providers about the issues of homophobic bullying and harassment of LGBT youth and is recognized for credits by the Alberta College of Registered Social Workers. Cost is $85 for public, $65 for RDC staff and $14 for full-time students. To register contact Leslie at 403-340-2143.

-Sex Addicts Anonymous meets weekly on Tuesdays in Red Deer at 7:30 p.m. The group’s focus is to stop compulsive sexual behaviour and help others to recover. It is based on the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. Contact the group at saareddeer@yahoo.ca or by calling 358-1712. The group will meet on June 24.

-Singles Dance at Penhold Hall on June 28 features Sierra. Dances start at 8:30 p.m. For information call 728-3664 or 341-7653

-Because We Care, a support group for people dealing with depression and anxiety will not meet on Tuesday, June 24. The group has been put on hold until Aug. They are still looking for someone to facilitate their group; someone who is a professional counsellor, nurse or someone from the mental health field who may be retired or who has time to help out. Those who are interested in joining may phone Maxine at 340-8249.

-David Thompson Health Region Seniors Resource Clinic, June 25, 2 p.m. at Barrett Place. Contact Wendy at 309-8198 or Barb at 309-8197.

-Senior Citizens Downtown House dance, Wednesday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m. with music by Swing Kings. The cost is $6. Phone 346-4043. Lunch provided by donations.

Red Deer Legion Old Time Dance Music presents Badlanders II on June 25, 7:30 p.m. Cost is $6, or $11.95 with smorg starting at 5 p.m. Phone 342-0035.

-Family Services of Central Alberta Park Passport continues on June 25 at Bower Park at the corner of 85 Boyce Street kitty corner from Baker Ave. from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Come explore different parks in our community each Wednesday with your children up to 12 years. Receive a passport and have it stamped each visit by a family services staff member at the parentLINKcentre sign. For dates and park locations please see www.fsca.ca or phone 343-6400.

-Rimbey and District Old Timers Association hosts their annual reunion on June 30 at the Rimbey Community Centre. Registration from noon to 12:30 p.m., lunch, 12:30 to 2 p.m., supper at 6 p.m. followed by a dance featuring Elmer and Friends. Cost for lunch and supper is $10 each. Pancake breakfast on July 1 at Pas-ka-poo Park, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m., $6. For more information call Marion at 403-843-6675.

-MAG Café: Genome presents the 1958 film The Fly starring Vincent Price beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery. Refreshments will be served. Phone 309-8405.

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