Switchboard – September 30

Perinatal Remembrance Service will be held on Oct. 3 at Alto-Reste Cemetery at 1:15 p.m.

Perinatal Remembrance Service will be held on Oct. 3 at Alto-Reste Cemetery at 1:15 p.m. This annual service is held to remember those infants who have died during pregnancy or near to their birth including miscarriage, stillbirth and early neonatal death. A remembrance service will follow at Balmoral Bible Chapel at 2 p.m. Parents, families, friends and staff are welcome to attend. For more information call Heather at 403-343-4596.

Opening reception for the Soul Show by Red Deer artist Sue Barker, will be on Oct. 2 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Snell Auditorium of the Red Deer Public Library. The exhibit is on display in the Kiwanis Gallery of the Red Deer Public Library from Sept. 29 to Oct. 31. For more information call 403-346-8696.

Bowden Boutique Thrifty Sales are open on Wednesdays and Fridays from 1 to 4 p.m. at the south entrance of the Bowden Pioneer Museum. Come visit the museum during these hours. Call 403-224-2122 for more information.

Addict In The Family support group is a free, confidential support group available to families and/or caregivers dealing with addictions within their family circle. Meetings are every second Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at 4920-54 Street. Upcoming meetings are Oct. 1, 15, and 29. Phone Jackie at 403-342-0895 for details.

Antique Roadshow will be at Parkland Mall on Oct. 1 to 3. Hopeful individuals seeking appraisals must phone 403-343-8997 to book appointments.

Support group for grandparents raising grandchildren meets the first Thursday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Sylvan Lake Library. Open to grandparents and others who are raising extended family members. Next meeting is Oct. 1. For more information phone Sandra at 403-845-5716.

Golden West Drop-in (Spruce View) welcomes old and new members to the following activities: monthly meeting followed by birthday cake, ice cream, coffee and tea on the first Thursday of the month at 2 p.m.; morning coffee — every morning from 6:30 to 9 a.m.; bridge at 1 p.m., and carpet bowling at 2 p.m. — on Tuesdays; pool and games on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. The facility is available for group meetings. Interested in playing other card games? For more information, call Lorna Jean at 403-227-7211.

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Red Deer Chapter monthly meeting will be held on Oct. 1 at The Manor Building at the corner of 49 St. and 48 Ave. at 7 p.m. Phone 403-346-7337.

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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