Switchboard – November 20

Red Deer College’s Art Society will hold a Christmas sale on Nov. 25 and 26, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., in the RDC Forum. Items for sale will include drawings, paintings, ceramics, jewelry and much more.

Red Deer College’s Art Society will hold a Christmas sale on Nov. 25 and 26, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., in the RDC Forum. Items for sale will include drawings, paintings, ceramics, jewelry and much more.

Community Connections is a program for immigrant seniors, age 50 plus, looking for recreation, integration, support and fellowship. The group meets on Thursdays from 1 to 3 p.m. Locations vary but the group generally meets at the Golden Circle. Home visits, language interpretation and transportation support may be provided upon request. For more information, contact Sherry at 403-346-8818.

Bentley Boutique is open on Tuesdays, 9 to 11 a.m., Wednesdays, 5 to 8 p.m. and Thursdays from 9 to 11 a.m. Donations of clean, current clothing for all ages are gratefully accepted. For more information call Barb at 403-748-2160, or Ruth at 403-748-2118.

Central Alberta Photographic Society (CAPS) meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 7 p.m., usually at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre. Memberships available to everyone. To confirm meeting place and time, or for more information, contact Gail by email at gail-caps@telus.net or by phone at 403-343-9294. See www.centralalbertaphotographicsociety.com. Next meeting will be on Nov. 25.

Artsparks at the Library offers accessible art programs for everyone at Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch. Let’s Act — covering the world of acting — will be held Monday, Nov. 23 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Snell Auditorium. Let’s Write — From idea to page to stage — will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 24 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Waskasoo/Kiwanis Meeting Room. Let’s Sing — weekly choir class taught by Curtis Labelle — will be offered on Wednesday, Nov. 25 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Snell Auditorium. To find out more, phone 403-755-1134.

Lacombe Round Dance Club dances will be held on Nov. 23 at St. Andrew’s United Church Hall in Lacombe. Ballroom dance steps will be offered to beginners from 7 to 8 p.m. Regular dancers are welcome from 8 to 10 p.m. This dance format continues most Mondays until April 2010 with the first hour for beginners. Several free lessons offered. Drop-in. Phone 403-782-3546, or 403-782-4094.

Gaetz Memorial United Church Bake Sale, Bazaar, Aunt Martha’s Pantry will be held on Nov. 21 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Other highlights include white elephant table with over 100 items. Phone 403-347-2244.

Mount Calvary Lutheran Church Cookie Walk, Bazaar and Bake Sale takes place on Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to noon. Contact Leona at 403-346-4048.

Golden Circle Senior Resource Centre Christmas Craft Sale happens on Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tables are $15 each, and can be booked by phoning 403-343-6074.

Christmas Show and Sale of Red Deer Art Club and Red Deer Pottery Club will be held at the Recreation Centre main foyer on Nov. 21 from noon to 4 p.m. Phone 403-346-6248.

Unity Baptist Church Cookie Walk takes place on Nov. 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. A box of cookies of your choice costs $5, with all proceeds to Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child. Phone 403-347-3961, or see www.unitybaptist.ca

The November Singles dance will be held on Saturday, Nov. 28 at Penhold Hall. Music by Hot Spur. Cost is $10. Doors open at 8, music starts at 8:30 p.m. For information call Keith at 403-350-5493 or Elaine at 403-341-7653.

Christmas Craft and Bake Sale at Gull Lake Hall will be held on Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Gull Lake Hall is located 12 km west of Lacombe on Hwy. 12. Interested vendors may call Ethel at 403-748-3933.

Christmas craft, gift and bake sale will be held at the Harmattan Community Centre located two kilometres south of Hwy. 27 between Olds and Sundre on Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call Darra at 403-556-1224, or Doreen at 403-507-8495.

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. 21 session is called Surrealism Collage. All materials supplied. Families welcome. Phone 403-309-8405.

Family Planetarium at Kerry Wood Nature Centre features an interpreter leading a tour of the upcoming winter sky. The event will be held on Nov. 22, 1 p.m. at the nature centre. The cost is $3 per person, or $10 per family at the door. The show starts at 1:10 p.m. Phone 403-346-2010.

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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