Switchboard – November 13

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 Nov. 17 and1 Dec 1. Phone 403-742-4273.

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 Nov. 17 and1 Dec 1. Phone 403-742-4273.

Memorial Society of Red Deer and District office hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the CIRS Community Village. Phone 403-340-1021, or see www.memorialsocietyrd.ca, or email to info@memorialsocietyrd.ca.

Red Deer Legion Branch #35 year round events: carpet bowling on Mondays at 9:30 a.m., and on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.; Bridge on Thursdays at 1 p.m.; and meat draws on Fridays at 5 p.m., and Saturdays at 4 p.m. Phone 403-342-0035.

Spirit Seekers Youth Program is offered Wednesday and Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m., Friday from 4 to 9 p.m., and Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. Youth ages 10 to 24 years are invited to gather for homework, games, learn skills, have fun and hang out at Native Friendship Society located at 200, 5405 50 Ave. Other activities include crafts, recreation nights, pizza, bowling, guest speakers, regalia making and more. Phone 403-340-0020 or see www.rdnfs.com

Red Deer Art Club meets Thursdays at 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the newly renovated Golden Circle. Adults interested in painting welcome. A drop-in fee applies. The club endeavours to offer mini-courses twice a month with instruction from members. Phone Jean at 403-346-6248 or Joan at 403-343-6524.

Old Tyme Dance at Lacombe Kozy Korner is held on the second Saturday of each month from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Cost is $7 per person. Contribute to, and enjoy pooled lunch. Live music performed by Gaetz Valley Minstrels each time. Phone 403-749-2161. The next dance will be held on Nov. 14.

St. Leonard’s Church A.C.W. Winter Wonderland Bazaar and Bake Sale takes place on Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to noon. Admission is $3. Door prize. Phone 403-347-3228.

Pines Lodge Annual Christmas Tea, Craft, and Bake Sale is on Nov. 14. Craft sale starts at 1 p.m. Tea will be served beginning at 1:30 p.m. Admission is $3 per person. Proceeds go to the Pines Resident Council. Contact Diane or Audrey at 403-343-0656, ext. 3.

MAGnificent Saturdays offer free art making with a professional artist from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery space in Parkland Mall on Saturdays. The Nov. 14 session is called Cubist Creations. All materials supplied. Families welcome. Phone 403-309-8405.

Bazaar and Coffee Party at Sunnybrook United Church will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 14. Highlights include crafts, bake table and white elephant table. Contact Linda at 403-347-6073.

Lacombe Hospital Auxiliary holds general meetings the third Wednesday of every month except July and Aug. at 7:30 p.m. at the hospital. Volunteers welcome. Contact Dawn at 782-3137, or Robin at 782-0501. Next meeting on Nov. 18.

Red Deer Symphony Orchestra Chamber Series presents “A La Francaise” on Nov. 15, 3 p.m. in Studio A of the Red Deer College Arts Centre. Tickets at www.ticketmaster.ca or 403-340-4455.

Ponoka Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary is having a Christmas craft and bake sale on Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Raffles and door prizes offered. For more information call Verna at 403-783-5396.

Turkey supper by St. Augustine Catholic Church in Ponoka will be offered on Nov. 15 with two sittings at 5 and again at 6:30 p.m. Tickets at the door are $12.50 for adults, $6 for ages six to 12 and free for preschoolers. For more information call 403-783-2148.

Parkland Garden Centre is hosting their annual craft and market show on Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is a donation to the Red Deer Food Bank. For more information call 403-346-5613.

Christmas Market, at the Innisfail Legion, will be held on Nov. 13 from 11:30 to 8 p.m. and Nov. 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information call 403-224-3247.

Pride Youth meets on Fridays, Nov. 13 and 27 from 4 to 5 p.m. at Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch in Waskasoo/Kiwanis Meeting Room. Contact Chris at 403-505-8739 or email prideyouth@live.ca for more information.

Fireside Readers Evening Bookclub meets on at the Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch on Nov. 18 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. to discuss the book Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy. Phone 403-346-2100.

Perils and Prospects of Nuclear Energy will be presented on Nov. 14 from 1 to 5 p.m. at The Hub. Two films will be shown. At 1 p.m. the video Somba Ke, about uranium mining and uses in Canada will be shown, followed by refreshments at 2:30 p.m., and the video Hard Rain discussing nuclear energy and arms connections at 3 p.m. Come for one or both films. Free, but donations to cover expenses appreciated. Sponsored by Red Deer and Area Chapter of Council of Canadians. Contact Ken at 403-342-7989.

Opening reception for Tracy Elliott, and Margery McBride Elliott will be celebrated on Nov. 14 from 7 to 9 at The Gallery on Main in Lacombe. Their exhibit is titled Same View//Two Perspectives by Tracy Elliott, photographer/artist, and Margery McBride Elliott, painter/artist. See www.thegalleryonmain.com

Old Tyme Dance at Lacombe Kozy Korner is held on the second Saturday of each month from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Cost is $7 per person. Contribute to, and enjoy pooled lunch. Live music performed by Gaetz Valley Minstrels each time. Phone 403-749-2161. Join the dance on Nov. 14.

Name That Tune runs from Nov. 13 to 20 at Harris-Warke Gallery as its annual fundraiser. Participating artists have been asked to create work based on a favourite song lyric. Each piece will be sold for $30. The event opens at 6 p.m. sharp on Nov. 13. Patrons who have attended previous fundraisers know that this art work goes quickly, so please be on time to avoid disappointment. All proceeds will be used to fund the operations of the gallery located in Sunworks.

Motherless Daughters support group meets on the third Sunday of the month at the Bra Lounge. Next meeting is Nov. 15. Call Sheena for more information at 403-597-7686.

Hearts of Harmony of Central Alberta is an a cappella chorus for women of all ages who love to harmonize. Drop in to a regular practice any Monday night at 7 p.m. at Church of Christ on Donlevy Ave. The group’s repertoire includes arrangements of show tunes, Beatles, gospel, Billy Joel, Shania Twain, Elton John, ABBA, and more. Leave a message at 403-346-3502, or speak to the group’s director, Sheryl at 403-742-4218. See www.heartsofharmony.ca

Red Deer Flying Club invites those interested or involved in aviation to come to monthly get-togethers on the third Monday of each month at the clubhouse at Red Deer Regional Airport. Contact Celine at 403-350-3951. November’s get together will be on Nov. 16.

Fair Trade Coffee organizer, Herlindo Hernandez Pu will speak about organizing a fair trade farm cooperative in Guatemala, and more, on Nov. 16 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Sunnybrook United Church. Co-sponsored by Sunnybrook United Church In the World Committee, and Council of Canadians Red Deer. Free, but donations to cover expenses appreciated. Contact Sharon at 403-342-7570, or Ken at 403-342-7989. Fair trade coffee from Red Deer roasters and information table will be available.

Canadian Blood Services Community Blood Donor Clinics are on the following days: Nov. 18 at Innisfail Legion Hall from 4 to 8 p.m.; Nov. 25 at Ponoka Kinsmen Community Centre from 3 to 7 p.m.; Nov. 26 at Norsemen Inn in Camrose from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., and from 4:30 to 8 p.m.; Nov. 27 at Red Deer College from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Regular Red Deer donor clinics are held Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 7 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. To book an appointment or for information, call 1-888-2-DONATE (1-888-236-6283) or visit www.blood.ca.

Lacombe Art Guild meets at the Lacombe Memorial Centre every second and third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The guild is offering a woodcarving workshop on Nov. 17 and 18, and a canvas stretching class on Dec. 8. The Christmas Art Show and Sale will be held on Nov. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the memorial centre’s upper level. Free admission to the show and sale. For information, contact Bob at 403-782-4520, or Betty at 403-782-9968.

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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