Switchboard – November 2

Bentley United Church holds weekly services on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Additional weekday worship services are held on the first and third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.

Bentley United Church holds weekly services on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Additional weekday worship services are held on the first and third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. Coffee and fellowship will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Weekday dates are Nov. 5, 19, Dec. 3 and 17. Contact Rev. Ray Goodship at 403-352-5250, or Gail at 403-748-2935.

Bentley United Church Thrift Shop is open Saturdays Nov. 7, 21, and Dec. 5 from noon to 4 p.m. Contact Gail at 403-748-2935.

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 Nov. 3. Contact Dallas at 403-340-0781.

Seniors Resource Clinics are held on the following dates: Nov. 3 — 10 a.m. at Waskasoo Towers, and at 1:45 p.m. at Parkvale Lodge both in Red Deer; Nov. 4 — 10 a.m. at Innisfail Seniors Drop-In, and at 1:30 p.m. at Olds Sunrise Village; Nov. 5 ­— 1 p.m. at Ponoka Legacy Place; Nov. 9 — 9:30 a.m. at Westview Lodge, and at 1 p.m. at Columbus Place, both in Rocky Mountain House; Nov. 10 — 9:45 a.m. at Rimbey and District Seniors Drop In Centre, and at 1 p.m. at Bentley Seniors Drop In Centre; Nov. 17 — 9:30 a.m. at Parkview Manor, and at 1 p.m. at Kozy Korner, both in Lacombe; Nov. 18 — 11:30 a.m. at Downtown House, and at 2 p.m. at Legacy Estates, both in Red Deer; Nov. 25 — 10 a.m. at Stettler Paragon Place, and at 2 p.m. at Barrett Place in Red Deer; Nov. 26 — 9:30 a.m. at Golden Circle in Red Deer. Contact Wendy at 403-309-8198 or Barb at 403-309-8197. This month’s topic is boosting your memory.

Drop-in Pajama Storytime invites children aged two to six years to the children’s department at Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch for stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts at 6:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. Children under three years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Phone 403-346-4688.

Annual Friendship Group Beef Supper takes place on Nov. 4 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Delburne Hall. Costs are $8 for adults, $3.50 for children aged six to 12 years, and free for children under six years of age. Contact Lenora at 403-749-2083.

Grand opening of Street Ties will be presented by Parkland Youth Homes on Nov. 4 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at 4928 51 St. Refreshments will be served. Donations accepted for the food bank.

Author reading with Betty Jane Hegerat will be offered at the Red Deer College Library in Nov. 4 beginning at 7:30 p.m. Calgary author, Betty Jane Hegerat will read from her latest novel, Delivery. Free admission and snacks. Cash bar. See library.rdc.ab.ca or call 403-342-3152.

Red Deer Legion Old Time Dance with West Country Four is on Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $6, or $11.95 with buffet starting at 5 p.m. Phone 403-342-0035.

Puppet Mania for children ages six and up is offered at Red Deer Public Library Children’s Department at the downtown branch on Nov. 4 from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Fun, interactive stories, featuring puppets and storytellers. Phone 403-346-4688.

Soroptimist International of Central Alberta presents Pyjamas and Pearls fundraising dinner on Nov. 6 at the Black Knight Inn. Cocktails at 7 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets are $60 or $450 for a table of eight. Come dressed in your favorite pyjamas and pearls and dance to C.J. Berube, Elvis Presley tribute artist. For tickets contact Sherri at 403-343-6099, 403-340-3924 or Robin at 403-347-0099.

RDC Science Forum on Vaccines will be presented for free on Nov. 5 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Bethany Care Centre. A brief history and science of vaccines will be given by Dr. Kevin Fonseca along with a question and answer period addressing the issues relating to vaccines in the current environment.

Parkland Garden Centre hosts Sue Warden, professional project designer, instructor and author of three creative books, on Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. Sue will give a demonstration of Sinamay and decorating for the holiday season. No charge but please register to receive your complimentary ticket by calling 403-346-5613.

Safe Harbour Respect for All workshop will be offered for free on Nov. 3 at The Hub from noon to 2 p.m. Come early with your bag lunch at 11:30 a.m. and wear your blue wristband if you already have one. Please RSVP or make enquires to 403-346-8818.

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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