Switchboard – October 5

Lacombe Kozy Korner jam sessions are held Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. Come to play, sing or listen. Cost $2, includes coffee and cookies. Phone Jack at 403-782-3532.

Lacombe Kozy Korner jam sessions are held Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. Come to play, sing or listen. Cost $2, includes coffee and cookies. Phone Jack at 403-782-3532.

artsparks presents Visual Arts Program is offered on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from Sept. 9 to Nov. 27. Participants create art in the medium of their choice. Materials and instruction supplied. Special instruction on some Fridays. There is a drop-in fee of $3.50. Memberships are available for persons with disabilities. For information or to ask questions, phone 403-347-1416, or see www.artsparks.org

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

Spruce View Community Library Genealogy Night is offered the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. Next meeting is Oct. 7. Phone 403-728-0012.

Friends Over 45 is an organization for women who are new to Red Deer or who have experienced lifestyle changes and would like to meet new friends. The group meets on the first Tuesday of each month — next on Oct. 6. For further information phone Mryt at 403-341-6467, or Shirley at 403-346-7160.

Arthritis Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at Bethany Care Centre. Next meeting is Oct. 6. Contact Dallas at 403-340-0781.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (T.O.P.S.) Innisfail meets every Tuesday in the basement of the Innisfail United Church. Weigh-in from 12:30 to 1 p.m., with meeting beginning at 1 p.m. Next meeting will be on Oct. 6. Call Rose at 403-227-6903, or Elsie at 403-227-3508.

Alberta Women’s Institute meetings: Ridgewood, first Tuesday of each month, 403-886-4129; Balmoral, first Friday of each month, 403-346-6468; Leslieville, second Wednesday of each month, 403-729-2420; Hillsdown, second Monday of each month, 403-347-0100; Lacombe, third Thursday of each month, 403-782-1764. Everyone welcome.

Spanish por favor — Do you want to part of a club and practice peaking Spanish? Join in on Tuesdays at the Kiwanis Gallery of Waskasoo/Kiwanis Meeting Room at the Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch from 7 to 8 p.m. All experience levels are welcome to join these free practice sessions. See www.rdpl.org, or www.conversaspanishcentre.com, or phone 403-342-9110, or 403-348-0853.

Parkland Regional Library 50 Anniversary Celebration will feature an open house at the system headquarters at 5404 56th Ave. in Lacombe on Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The public is invited to view the operations of the library headquarters, enjoy tours, and refreshments. Spruce View Community Library will hold an anniversary celebration on Oct. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be refreshments, prizes, and novelties.

Auto club in Sylvan Lake meets at the legion hall on the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. This month’s meeting will be on Oct. 7. All motor enthusiasts welcome. For more information, call Gord at 403-887-7047.

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

Fanatullen Scandinavian Dancers Open Houses will be held on Oct. 5 and 19 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Festival Hall. Come out for free lessons and demonstrations. Lessons will be held for six weeks starting Oct. 26. The cost for lessons is $30 per person, or $15 per person for membership, and $2 per lesson. Scandinavian heritage not required. Singles welcome. For information, or to register, call 403-347-5303, or 403-341-4672.

Red Deer Square Dance Club beginner lessons will be offered tonight, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. at Clearview Community Hall. Absolutely no dance skills required. Casual dress. Cost is $5 per person. Contact Jim at 403-784-2228, or Rudy at 403-346-8955.

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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