Switchboard – September 22

Harvest Moon Walk at Kerry Wood Nature Centre will be offered on Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Harvest Moon Walk at Kerry Wood Nature Centre will be offered on Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Celebrate the first day of fall with a guided nighttime nature walk under the full moon. Weather permitting. All ages welcome. Adult must accompany children. Admission by suggested donation of $3 per person, or $10 per family. Phone 403-346-2010.

Country Gospel Concerts are held at the Ponoka Drop In Centre on the last Sunday of each month at 7 p.m. The next date is Sept. 26 with The Meadowbrook Singers, and Forrie Werner, baritone. Admission is $5 at the door including refreshments, with proceeds in support the centre. Contact Glen at 403-783-3850.

Red Deer and area Toastmasters meet the following days and times: Sunrise meets Tuesdays at 7:15 a.m. in the Parkland Funeral Home, phone Mavis at 403-343-0091, email to medey9@shaw.ca, or barbcd@shaw.ca; Kitowin meets the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 7:30 p.m. in room 1605 at the Red Deer College, phone Kathryn at 403-342-1075, or email to kcramer@shaw.ca; Dream Catchers meet on Thursdays at 1 p.m. at Cosmos Centre, phone Kim at 403-343-0715, or email to dreamcatcherstm@cosmosreddeer.org; Sylvan Slick Speakers meet on Mondays at Gospel Chapel in Sylvan Lake at 7 p.m., phone Debbie at 403-887-0968, or email to oostindie@telus.net.

Red Deer Legion Branch #35 year-round events: carpet bowling on Mondays at 9:30 a.m., and on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.; Bridge on Thursdays at 1 p.m.; and meat draws on Fridays at 5 p.m., and Saturdays at 4 p.m. Phone 403-342-0035.

Ponoka T.O.P.S. meets on Mondays at Ponoka United Church. Weigh in is held from 6:30 to 7 p.m., with the meeting to follow from 7 to 7:45 p.m. Please use the south entrance. Contact Gwen at 403-783-2729, or Cheryl at 403-783-3927.

Loss Lectures continue with The 5 W’s of Grief: What if . . .? on Sept. 23, 7 p.m. at the Red Deer Chamber of Commerce. No pre-registration required. For further information, contact Simone at 403-30-4344, ext. 105, or email to simone@reddeerhospice.com.

Red Deer Area Hikers meet Sept. 23 at the north side of the Red Deer Curling Club parking lot at 8:30 a.m. to depart for a 10 km hike at Three Mile Bend/Gaetz Ave. loop. Hike will be cancelled if raining or about to rain. Bring lunch. Phone Art at 403-347-5778, or Jim at 403-347-1684.

Golden Circle Senior Resource Centre dance, Thursday, Sept. 23, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the seniors’ centre. Dance to the music of Peace Hills Country Ramblers. Admission is $7. Phone 403-886-2740, 403-309-3342, or 403-347-6165.

Multiple Sclerosis Society Caring Partners evening group will meet for socializing at 7 p.m. on Sept. 23 at the society office and discuss challenges to working and staying home. Phone 403-346-0290.

Alberta Piano Teachers Association Conference takes place at Red Deer Lodge on Sept. 24 and 25. Open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 24, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 25. Phone 403-241-1363 or email to kmjourneys@shaw.ca.

Book sale at Senior Citizens Downtown House will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 25. Phone 403-346-4043.

Donna Durand and Gordie Matthews swap songs on Sept. 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Sunworks, in the upper floor. Enjoy wine and cheese. Admission by donation.

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