Switchboard – June 7

• Bowden Grandview School Grade 10 class is hosting a concert with the school’s Garage Band on June 11, in support of “Arrest Yourself, a global action for Aung San Suu Kyi and the people of Burma. Purchase tickets for $7. For more information call Shae at 403-597-3959.

• Bowden Grandview School Grade 10 class is hosting a concert with the school’s Garage Band on June 11, in support of “Arrest Yourself, a global action for Aung San Suu Kyi and the people of Burma. Purchase tickets for $7. For more information call Shae at 403-597-3959.

• Red Deer Centre Women’s Institute Judged Handicraft Display will be open for viewing at the Golden Circle from June 8 to 12. A spring tea will be held on June 12 from 2 to 4 at the Golden Circle. Phone 403-347-0636.

• Senior Citizens Downtown House dance, Tuesday, June 8 at 7:30 p.m. with live music by Swing Kings. The cost is $6. Phone 403-346-4043. Lunch provided by donations.

• Rocky’s Organization for Animal Rescue (ROAR) meets every second Tuesday of the month at Rocky Mountain House Elementary School library at 6:30 p.m. The next meeting will be on June 8. Those interested in animal rescue, or for information, please call 403-844-6024.

• Central Alberta Brain Injury Society (CABIS) Family and Caregiver Support Group meets the second Tuesday of every month from 12 to 2 p.m. at 301 4805 48 Street. Phone the CABIS office at 403-341-3463. The next meeting will be June 8.

• Stettler TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Tuesday in the wing of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. Weigh-in from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. with the meeting to follow at 6:30 p.m. Call Vivian at 403-742-3935, or Grace at 403-742-6081.

• Adult Storytime explores Summer Sports Around the World on June 9 from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. in the Waskasoo/Kiwanis Meeting Room at the downtown location of Red Deer Public Library. Learn which sports are popular in other countries around the world. Phone 403-346-2100.

• Pioneer and Old Timers Association meets the second Wednesday of each month at Pioneer Lodge. On June 9 the group will get together at 12:30 p.m. for a potluck lunch. Entertainment and refreshments offered. For information, phone 403-347-1378. There will be no meetings in July and Aug., with the next meeting on Sept. 14.

• Red Deer Newcomers Club monthly coffee meet and greet will be held on second Wednesday — next on June 9 — at ABC Country Restaurant from 7:15 to 9 p.m. The club welcomes anyone who has moved to Red Deer in the past three years. For more information call 403-346-6301, or visit www.freewebs.com/rdnewcomers

• Boomtown Trail Cowboy Church meets the second and last Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Elnora Drop In Centre. Cowboy boots and hats welcome. Next dates are June 9 and 23. For more information, call 403-749-2047 and 403-773-3600.

• Red Deer Legion Old Time Dance with Country Express is on June 9 at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $6, or $11.95 with buffet starting at 5 p.m. Phone 403-342-0035.

• Alix Wagon Wheel Museum regular hours are 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays in June and Sept., and 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays in July and Aug., and on Sundays in conjunction with special events in Alix. Other openings may be available upon request. See the pioneer kitchen, bedroom, parlour, settlers’ tools display, school room, local church collections, memory room with exhibits from World Wars I and II, and the Boer War, historical mural and more. Admission by donation. Refreshments may be available with advance notice. Phone 403-747-3119.

• Central Mountainview Action Group Open House and Information Night will be held on June 10 at Mountain View County Office. Doors open at 4 p.m. Presentations begin at 5 p.m. Free barbecue supper to follow at 6 p.m. Door prizes will be available. Hear presenters from AltaLink and Energy Resources Conservation Board how the electricity and oil and gas industries are regulated and how they protect health, safety, and the environment. See www.cmag.synergyalberta.ca or call Krista at 403-846-9583.

• Learning Disabilities Annual General Meeting will be on June 10, 7 p.m. at Red Deer Chapter Office. Membership is available at the door for a cost of $40. Only members may vote. Please RSVP to Sheryl at 403-340-3885.

• Community Garage Sale, sponsored by the Deer Park Lancaster Community Association, will be held on June 10 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Deer Park Activity Centre on Dowler Street. Book your table space now, $10 for members and $15 for non members. Too much stuff to bring, then add your name to our map of community garage sales. Rain out date, June 17. Reserve your space by calling 403-346-1660.

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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