Switchboard – October 19

Cards at the Golden Circle are played on the following days:

Cards at the Golden Circle are played on the following days: Canasta is played on Mondays at 1:15 p.m.; Euchre is played on Mondays at 1:15 p.m.; Cribbage is played on Tuesdays at 1 p.m.; Bridge is played on Wednesday afternoons at 1 p.m.; Partner Bridge is played on the second and fourth Tuesday evening on each month starting at 6:30 p.m.; Military whist is played on the second and fourth Friday afternoon of each month. For more information on cards please call Diane at 403-343-6074.

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 Oct. 20. Phone (403) 742-4273.

Stettler Farmers’ Market runs every Tuesday at the Stettler Agriplex from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For information call Marissa at 403-742-6288.

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.

The Halloween Singles dance will be held on Saturday, Oct. 31, at Penhold Hall, 8: 30 p.m. Cost is $10. Band is Wise Choice. For more information call Keith, 403-350-5493 or Elaine, 403-341-7653.

Norwegian Laft Hus Society Museum fall and winter hours are Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Check out the unique log house with the sod roof in Heritage Park, which houses a collection of historic and cultural objects from Norwegian Canadians. Phone 403-347-2055.

Sit and Be Fit exercise program is held on Wednesdays starting at 10:45 a.m. at the Golden Circle. A $2 drop-in fee applies. Phone 403-343-6074.

West Country Ink meets on the first and third Wednesday at Golden West Drop In at Spruce View at 7 p.m. Contact Myrtle at 403-728-3792. The next date is Oct. 21.

Red Deer River Naturalist and Red Deer College have partnered together to host world-renowned Dr. Steve Herrero for a presentation about bears on Oct. 22 in the Margaret Parson’s Theatre of Red Deer College at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are free but must be picked up in advance at Kerry Wood Nature 403-346-2010.

Lacombe Nursing Home Auxiliary Harvest Bazaar, Tea and Bake Sale will be held on Oct. 24 at Lacombe Hospital and Care Centre. The bazaar and bake sale takes place from 2 to 4 p.m., and the tea from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Phone 403-782-2117.

Auxiliary to the Lacombe Hospital and Care Centre is looking for volunteers. The group meets the third Wednesday of each month from Sept. to June at 7:30 p.m. at the Lacombe Hospital Education Room. Contact Robin at 403-782-0501.

Central Alberta Cystic Fibrosis Chapter meets the third Tuesday of every month at Bethany Care CollegeSide on the second floor. The next meeting will be on Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. Phone 403-347-5075.

Celiac Support Group meets in the coffee lounge at the south location of Sobeys Inc. on the third Tuesday of every month starting at 7:30 p.m. The next meeting will be on Oct. 20. Contact Fay at 403-347-3248.

Lacombe and District Garden Club meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at #4 Iron Wolf Boulevard (lower level). The group will get together on Oct. 20. All gardening fans welcome. A $2 drop-in fee applies. Phone Pamela at 403-782-5061.

Senior Citizens Downtown House dance, Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. with live music by Parkland Old Tyme Music Makers. The cost is $6. Phone 403-346-4043. Lunch provided by donations.

Parkinson’s Society Red Deer education and support group meets the third Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. at Davenport Church of Christ, 68 Donlevy Ave. Phone 403-346-4463. Find out more on Oct. 21.

T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at Rimbey United Church basement. Contacts are Nancy at 403-843-0067, or Ethel at 403-843-6726.

Ladies evening bible study on the first and third Wednesdays of the month will feature the topic “What does the Bible say about money?” Evenings begin Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. at Liberty Church. For more information call Jackie at 403-358-6756.

Central Alberta Historical Society meeting on Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. will be held at the Golden Circle and will feature student presentations from the Historica School Fair. Students presenting will be: Sam Whitehead ­— naval gun art; Ramandeep Singh — Rogers; Melissa Knelson — Ellis Bird Farm; Rya Byrtus — Connecting My Community History With Holy Trinity. All are welcome. Contact Shirley at 403-346-5218.

Russian Family Storytime will be offered on Oct. 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Play games and listen to a story from a famous Russian children’s author at Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch in the children’s department. Phone 403-346-4688.

Family Fun Night — It’s Magic on Oct. 21 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the children’s department at Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch. Enter the world of magic and learn enough tricks to put own your own magic show. Phone 403-346-4688.

Red Deer Legion Old Time Dance with Country Express is on Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $6, or $11.95 with buffet starting at 5 p.m. Phone 403-342-0035.

Red Deer River Naturalists meet the fourth Thursday of most months at 7:30 p.m. at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre. Non-members are welcome to attend. Annual membership is $15 for individuals and $20 for families. See www.rdrn.fanweb.ca

Living well with an anxiety disorder presentation hosted by the Canadian Mental Health Association takes place on Oct. 20 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at A Gathering Place on Ross Street. For more information call 403-342-2266.

Elder Abuse: what you need to know for those you love, presentation will be held on Oct. 21 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Golden Circle Senior Resource Centre. Please RVSP to soar@goldencircle.ca.

Perspectives: Canada in the World at RDC welcomes Gwyn Morgan, renowned business leader, who will explore the topic “After the global crisis: the future just ain’t what it used to be,” on Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m. at the Mainstage of Red Deer College Arts Centre. Tickets, $25 for RDC staff and students, $35 for general public, are available at www.ticketmaster.ca or call 403-340-4455