Switchboard – March 1

Red Deer Ramblers Hiking Club general meeting will be held at Kerry Wood Nature Centre on March 2 at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. to buy memberships or sign up for hikes.

Red Deer Ramblers Hiking Club general meeting will be held at Kerry Wood Nature Centre on March 2 at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. to buy memberships or sign up for hikes. At 8:15 p.m. there will be a presentation by Sandra MacDougall from Red Deer College on wildlife encounters and bear-human conflicts. For more information call Bertha at 403-343-8126.

Pathways provides safe, confidential support to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, queer, and questioning persons, their family members and friends, and meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 7:45 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church in Lacombe. Contact Ross at 403-782-3148, or Marg at 403-782-1887.

Friends Over 45 is an organization for women who are new to Red Deer or who have experienced lifestyle changes and would like to meet new friends. The group meets on the first Tuesday of each month — next on March 2. For further information phone Mryt at 403-341-6467, or Shirley at 403-346-7160.

Arthritis Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at Bethany Care Centre. Next meeting is . Contact Dallas at 403-340-0781.

Heartland Cowboy Church will be held the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Stettler Agriplex. Cowboy church will be held March 2 and 16. Phone 403-742-4273.

Senior Citizens Downtown House dance, Tuesday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. with live music by Leopold and His Magic. The cost is $6. Phone 403-346-4043. Lunch provided by donations.

West Country Ink meets on the first and third Wednesday at Golden West Drop In at Spruce View at 7:30 p.m. Contact Myrtle at 403-728-3792.

Red Deer Legion Old Time Dance with Five Plus One is on Wed. March 3 at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $6, or $11.95 with buffet starting at 5 p.m. Phone 403-342-0035.

Red Deer Homeschool Players present Night at the Wax Museum: the musical, a comedy where history comes alive. Performances are on March 3, 7 p.m., March 4, 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. and March 5, 7 p.m. All performances are held at First Baptist Church. A free-will offering will be taken. For more information call Heather at 403-341-9576 or email myc4fun@hughes.net.

Little Women: the musical will be presented by Notre Dame High School on March 4, 5, and 6 at 7 p.m. at the Memorial Centre. Tickets, $20 for adult, or $15 for students are available at the school general office or through jwarder@rdcrd.ab.ca.

Red Deer Cabaret hosted by Chris Cook and the Cabarettes takes place on March 4, 7:30 p.m. and March 5 and 6 with shows at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. at the Scott Block Theatre. Enjoy your favorite drinks, snacks and a variety of professional performers. Tickets, $27, table of 4, $100 or riser seat for $20. Visit www.tgr-entertainment.com or call 403-872-5199.

The Red Deer Art Club will offer three acrylic workshops on March 4, 11 and 18 at the Golden Circle from 1 to 3 p.m. To register or for more information contact Jean at 403-346-6248.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Hub on March 5 with Celtic songs, storytelling, and mischief with the Tir Na N’og Celtic group. Admission is $15 per person or special rate of $30 for families. For more information call 403-340-4869.

Who…me? Fall? Reduce your risk by attending this senior’s resource clinic on March 4 at 1:30 p.m. Individual consults with an RN are available. For more information call 403-309-8198.

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