Switchboard – October 26

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. The next meeting will be on Oct. 28. 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

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. The next meeting will be on Oct. 28. 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

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.

Bargain Treasures Thrift Store welcomes gently used items, except large furniture, computers and monitors. Please bring items inside the back door at 5217 Gaetz Ave. during business hours from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The store is run by volunteers and all proceeds stay in the community. Phone 403-347-9711.

Red Deer Art Club offers a mixed media workshop with Sheila Wright on Oct. 29 and Nov. 5, from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. at the Golden Circle. There will be a drop in fee charged. For more information call Jean at 403-346-6248.

Hogwart’s Hallowe’en, presented by the Kerry Wood Nature Centre, will offer Halloween fun with the animals from Harry Potter’s world on Oct. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. for ages six to 12. Cost is $7 per child. Pre-register by calling 403-346-2010.

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.

Residential Tenancies Act Information session, sponsored by the Landlord and Tenant Information Services group, is on Oct. 28 in the CIRS conference room from 6 to 9 p.m. Cost is $30 per person. Register by calling 403-346-4636.

Third Annual Bloody October — Red Deer radio stations vant your blood — competing until Oct. 31. Zed 99 and KG Country encourage Red Deer and area citizens to donate blood this month at Canadian Blood Services in Red Deer and support their favourite local radio station. Call 1-888-2-DONATE (1-888-236-6283) or see blood.ca for more information.

You, Me and the SPP: Trading Democracy for Corporate Rule­ documentary screening will be offered on Oct. 27, 7 p.m. in room 1328 at Red Deer College. Following the film, a question and answer period with filmmaker Paul Manly will be held. Find out what secrecy, police provocateurs, assault on democracy, and infringements on citizens’ rights have in common, and more. Hosted by Red Deer Chapter of the Council of Canadians, and Red Deer College Social Work Program. Find out more at www.youmespp.com

Senior Citizens Downtown House dance, Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. with live music by Swing Kings Band. The cost is $6. Phone 403-346-4043. Lunch provided by donations.

Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act (SCAN) presentation will be offered at Neighourhood Watch Annual General Meeting on Oct. 27 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the RCMP Downtown Detachment in the training room downstairs. This presentation is open to the public. Retiring president of Neighbourhood Watch — TerryLee Ropchan — will introduce the new president, Mike Maracle. As well, three board members are needed to work as directors, and an event coordinator. See www.nwatch.ca, or phone 403-343-6181.

Award winning guitar music, song, and humour with Bob Evans and Steve Fisher will be offered at the Hub on Oct. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets cost $15. Phone 403-340-4869.

Innisfail and District Garden Club meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Drop In Centre. Meetings feature speakers, tours, films, contests, plant exchanges and more. For more information call Davina at 403-227-1141.

Red Deer Branch of Alberta Genealogical Society is holding their monthly meeting on Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. at Sunnybrook United Church. Janet Pennington will discuss the role of the Red Deer Archives, and new plans and strategies to improve the collection. Contact Mary Joan at 403-346-3886.

Monthly Midweek mezz Movie will be offered to teens on Oct. 28 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Waskasoo/Kiwanis Meeting Room at Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch. Come watch the movie Twilight, and enjoy some Halloween snacks. Phone 403-755-1146, or email to jen@rdpl.org.

Red Deer Legion Old Time Dance with Silver and Gold is on Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $6, or $11.95 with buffet starting at 5 p.m. Phone 403-342-0035.

Watercolour Workshop with Jim Visser will take place on Oct. 28, 2 p.m. at Parkland Mall near the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery space between CD Plus and Carlson Wagonlit Travel. Find out how to create skyscapes and try out your own technique. Phone 403-309-8405.

Artist Talk and Closing of the Exhibit Catching the Creator’s Moment with Jim Visser will take place on Oct. 28, 7 p.m. Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery space at Parkland Mall. Visser is an advocate of environmental sustainability and uses his paintings to remind us how important the landscape is to everyone. Phone 403-309-8405.

Halloween Spooktacular! invites children ages four to nine to join in “frightening” stories, songs, and crafts at Red Deer Public Library Children’s Department on Oct. 31 from 2 to 3 p.m. Halloween costumes welcome. Please register by Oct. 27 at 403-346-4688, or in person at the library.

<b.What do people eat around the world? will be offered for adult storytime on Oct. 28 from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. in the Waskasoo/Kiwanis Meeting Room at Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch. Sample what people eat in other countries. Phone 403-346-2100.

Foreign Film Screening of The Band’s Visit will be shown on Oct. 30 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Snell Auditorium at Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch. The film features Arabic and Hebrew language with English subtitles. Phone 403-346-2100.

How dogs can help people with brain injuries maintain their independence seminar with speaker John Dignard of Wetaskiwin will be held at A Gathering Place, 5021 Ross Street (formerly The Club Cafe), on Nov. 2, from 2 to 4 p.m. Dignard, who lives with brain injury, has trained the dogs himself, and currently relies on and travels with his guide dog, Eve. The seminar is free, and is provided through the Central Alberta Brain Injury Society. Coffee and juice will be served. Phone 403-309-7772.

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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