Switchboard – November 3

Roast beef dinner will be offered at Bashaw United Church on Nov. 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. Adults, $12, children under 12, $6 and free for preschoolers.

Roast beef dinner will be offered at Bashaw United Church on Nov. 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. Adults, $12, children under 12, $6 and free for preschoolers. Call 780-372-3891 for more information.

Stettler Senior Drop-In Centre events include: Court whist on Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; pool at noon Monday to Saturday; cards on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.; floor curling Thursdays at 1:30 p.m.; 500 card games every second and fourth Thursday of each month. To find out more, phone 403-742-6556, or contact Fern at 403-742-3094.

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.

Senior Citizens Downtown House pot luck suppers are held the first Friday of each month. The next one will be on Nov. 5. Please bring a salad or dessert to share. The cost is $5. Phone 403-346-4043.

Metis Local 492 Wednesday Potluck is held every week at #1 4814 Ross St. from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. On Nov. 3 hear Craig Lockhart of Rupert’s Land speak on changes in Metis Nation of Alberta. Join in for food, networking, and more. Contact Myrtle at 403-391-0808 or email to mbeau1@shaw. ca.

First Thursdays offer free chamber music concerts from 12:15 to 1 p.m. at Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch in the Snell Auditorium on the first Thursday of each month. Café Noir will sponsor the series and provide free coffee and tea. Bring lunch, or purchase at the café. November 3 event features oboist Melody McKnight, joined by Dale Wheeler and Sarah Brown performing Mozart, Mendelssohn, Britten, and Fauré. Phone 403-342-9122.

Central Alberta Brain Injury Society (CABIS) Family and Caregiver Support Groups meet from 1 to 3 p.m. at: Bashaw United Church on the first Thursday of each month; Eckville Community Health Centre on the third Thursday of each month; Dr. George Kemp House in Innisfail on the fourth Thursday of each month. Phone the CABIS office at 403-341-3463.

Piper Creek Lodge Fall Tea and Bake Sale will be offered on Nov. 4 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. There will be specialty Christmas items, home made baking, raffles, free door prizes, white elephant items for $1 and less. The cost of the tea will be $3. Phone 403-343-1066, ext. 3.

Golden Circle Senior Resource Centre dance, Thursday, Nov. 4, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the seniors’ centre. Dance to the music of Silver and Gold Band. Admission is $7. Phone Allan or Irene at 403-347-6165.

West Country Ink meets on the first and third Thursday at Golden West Drop In at Spruce View at 7:30 p.m. Contact Myrtle at 403-728-3792. November dates are Nov. 4 and 18.

Volleyball/gym night is offered at 7 p.m. on Thursdays at Woodlands Adventist School in Ponoka. Free of charge. Contact David at 403-783-2499, or Janice at 403-896-4269.

Cooking without Sheese (cooking without dairy) seminar and cooking demonstration will be held on Nov. 6 at 6102 57 Ave. in Ponoka from 5 to 7 p.m. Learn about simple, tasty non-dairy look-a-likes. Contact Darlene at 403-783-5002, or Sheila at 403-783-2499.

Mosaic Market Social Justice Fair with a Multicultural Flair will be offered on Nov. 6 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at The Hub. Highlights include local and global crafts, displays, and presentations. Co-hosted by The Hub, GrammaLink-Africa, and Tools for Schools Africa Foundation. Admission by donation at the door. Contact Shirley at 403-347-5958.

Annual Harris-Warke Gallery Fundraiser Grand Opening will be held on Nov. 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. beginning with Emily Ursuliak reading her poem This is Somewhere. Artists have donated an original piece of art based on the poem. Funds raised will assist gallery operations. To view the poem, see http://harriswarkegallery.com/ or view it read by actor Jeff Woodward on Red Deer Arts Days Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/reddeerartsdays. The Annual Fundraiser will run from Nov. 5 to 19. See www.paulboutbee.ca, or email to harriswarke@canoemail.com.

Women of the Moose Cookie walk, bake sale, coffee and tea time will proceed on Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Moose Lodge on the corner of Willow Street and Petrolia Drive south of Westerner Park. Contact Jean at 403-347-1505.

The Cenotaph, a discussion with Michael Dawe, Curator of History, of this storied and often controversial feature on Ross Street, will be offered on Nov. 4, 7 p.m. at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery.

Angela Cheng will perform the music of Mozart and Chopin at the Red Deer College Arts Centre on Nov. 4, 8 p.m. The concert will be opened by The Rosedale Valley Strings, led by Naomi Delafield. Tickets through Ticketmaster. Proceeds go to support music education programs. For information call Angelique at 403-346-4004.

Forshee Hall family dance nights are the first Friday of each month, from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Admission is $8 per adult, children 17 years and under are free. Evening lunch is included. Live old time music with Country Gold Band. Next dance is Nov. 5. For more information, call Mary at 403-748-3378.

Behind the Curtain Interest Meeting will be held on Nov. 6, 2:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church. Christian Youth Theatre will introduce their founders, Paul and Sheryl Russel of San Diego, and explain more about this non-profit inter-denominational Christian youth theatre group. Prospective students, families, directors, teachers welcome. The group is currently working on Charlotte’s Web which is set to open on Nov. 12. Phone 403-341-6021, or see CYTcentralalberta.com

Christmas Parade Floats entry deadline is Nov. 5. Join other groups and businesses in entering a float for the Biggest Tree Festival and parade to take place on Nov. 23. Visit www.reddeerfestivaloftrees.ca for information and entry forms or call 403-347-4491.

Mirror Fall Market is planned for Nov. 6 at the community hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For tables of information, contact Gale at 403-788-3835.

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