Switchboard – November 25

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.

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.

Delburne and District Drop-In Centre musical jams are held from 1 to 4 p.m. on the second, fourth and fifth (if applicable) Fridays of each month. Jam session will be held on Nov. 27. Admission of $2 includes refreshments. Phone 403-749-2035.

Square Dancing at the Golden Circle Senior Resource Centre is held on Fridays from 1 to 4 p.m. Come out for fun and socialization. New dancers welcome. For More information please call 403-343-6074.

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.

Parkland Garden Centre Annual Craft and Market Show will be held on Nov. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is a donation to the Red Deer Food Bank. Phone 403-346-5613.

Family Drop-In Storytime is offered on Saturdays at 11 a.m. in the children’s department at the downtown branch of Red Deer Public Library. Songs, finger plays, crafts and more geared to three to six year olds. Children under three welcome with an adult. Phone 403-346-4576.

Discovery Sundays are offered at Kerry Wood Nature Centre from 1 to 4 p.m. to learn about the natural world around us. Drop in, or phone 403-346-2010 to find out more.

Foreign Film Screening of Melodii Veriiskogo kvartala in Georgian with English subtitles, will be featured on Nov. 26 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Snell Auditorium at the Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch. The film is a musical that takes place at the beginning of the 20th century in Tbilissi, where a washerwoman steals money from her customers, to pay for two girls’ ballet training. Phone 403-346-2100.

Game On! event for gamers in Grades 5 to 7 will be offered on Nov. 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Snell Auditorium at Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch, during the school professional development day. Test your gaming skills with Rock Band, DDR, Wii Sports and more. Phone 403-346-2100.

Golden Circle Senior Resource Centre dance, Thursday, Nov. 26, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the seniors’ centre. Dance to the music of Silver and Gold Band. Admission is $7. Phone 403-886-2740, 403-309-3342, or 403-347-6165.

First Annual Wintertide Art Show and Sale will be held on Nov. 27 from 5 to 9 p.m., and Nov. 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Elks Hall in Ponoka. Features handcrafted functional and sculptural art work by emerging and nationally recognized locally grown artists including Joe and Avery Reid, Amanda L. Houser (Reid), Tanjia and Jeff HeydenKaye offering pottery, paintings, art photography, and more. On Friday, enjoy an evening reception with refreshments and a sneak preview. Phone 403-358-1149, or email to wirebutterfly@shaw.ca, or Avery at 403-783-8667.

Red Deer Safety City Society Annual General Meeting takes place on Nov. 28 starting at 10:30 a.m. at Red Deer Kiwanis Safety City. Program and financial performance of the past year will be reviewed. Elections will be conducted to fill vacant board of director positions. Refreshments will be served, and tours will be available to those interested. For more details phone 403-314-9914 or email to safetycity@telusplanet.net.

The Grey Cup Game will be shown on two giant screens in the Golden Circle Senior Resource Centre dining room on Nov. 29 starting at 3:30 p.m. Food and beverages available. Pre-registration required by calling 403-343-6074.

artsparks at the library presents Misquote Romance, filmed during the Let’s Make a Movie Camp in August by those with developmental disabilities and the community at large. The screening will take place on Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Hub on Ross Street. Admission is $1, but donations to this fundraiser are encouraged. For more information call 403-755-1134.

How to Write a Play Workshop, offered by Scripts at Work: Central Alberta Playwright Series at RDC, on Nov. 29 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Workshop will teach a few of the crucial basics needed before working on your own script. Cost is $15 or $10 for students. Register by calling 403-343-6988 or visit www.scriptsatwork.ca

Stettler Agricultural Society Tenth Annual Bullarama will be held on Nov. 28 starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Stettler Agriplex. The cost is $15 per ticket including 9 p.m. cabaret, or $10 for cabaret only. Phone 403-742-6288.

A Christmas Choral Presentation at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church will be held on Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. The event will be presented by the Canadian Lutheran Bible Institute Choir. A free will offering will be accepted at this inspirational introduction to the Christmas season.

You Can’t Get There From Here — a family friendly comedy written by Pat Cook — will be performed by the Innisfail Town Theatre at Ol’ Moose Hall. Dinner theatres will be held on Nov. 27 and 28, Dec. 3 to 5, and Dec. 10 to 12. Doors open at 6 p.m. with show time at 8 p.m. Dinner theatre tickets cost $32 each. A general performance will be offered on Nov. 26 with doors open at 6 p.m., and show time at 7 p.m. Tickets for this performance cost $17. A matinee will be offered on Dec. 6 with the doors opening at noon, and show time at 1 p.m. Matinee tickets cost $17 each. To purchase tickets and for information, phone The Legman at 403-227-5966.

Ponoka General Hospital Gift Shop staff appreciation sale for all AHS employees and volunteers will offered on Nov. 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Present your AHS identification tag and receive a 20 per cent discount, and pay no GST on all items except Breast of Friends items, gift certificates, and Nurse Mate shoes. Phone 403-783-3341. Proceeds support patient comfort and care at Ponoka General Hospital.

Rock N’Roll dance with music from the fifties and sixties with the band Rewind, will take place at Spruce View Community Hall on Nov. 28 starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and include a light lunch. Contact Janis at 403-728-3955 or Marla at 403-746-5557 for tickets or information.

Rosemaling, instructed by Gladys Hansen, will be offered on Nov. 28 and 29 at the Norwegian Laft Hus Society from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $60. Call the Laft Hus Society at 403-347-2055 or email norwegianlafthus@gmail.com to register.

Olson Family Benefit Fundraiser will take place on Nov. 30 at the Blackfalds Community Hall from 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets, $12 for ages 12, $5 for ages six to 12, free for under six, are available at After the Grind, Family Foods or call Debbie at 403-885-5948 before Nov. 23. All proceeds to Ron and Irene Olson to assist them in keeping their home after all their years of work with the Blackfalds Food Bank.

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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