Cornerstone Youth Theatre presents ‘The Jungle Book’

Cornerstone Youth Theatre presents The Jungle Book from May 25 to June 3.

Cornerstone Youth Theatre presents The Jungle Book from May 25 to June 3.

Join Mowgli, Baloo and Bagheera in the jungle for matinees and evening performances at the First Church of the Nazarene at 2 McVicar St. in Red Deer.

Pre-ordered tickets are $12 for general admission, $11 for seniors and $10 for children ages two to 12. Tickets at the door are $14. The 3 p.m. performance on May 26 is a discount matinee for $10 all around.

The curtain raises on May 25 at 7 p.m. Shows run Fridays and Saturdays at 3 and 7 p.m. with a special closing show on June 3 at 5 p.m.

For tickets, call the Cornerstone box office at 403-986-2981 or visit www.cytcentralalberta.org for more information.

Laycock launches latest book in Ponoka

Prolific, award-winning Christian author Marcia Lee Laycock of Blackfalds will be launching her latest book, A Tumbled Stone, in Ponoka this week.

Laycock will be signing copies of her novel, which is a sequel to One Smooth Stone, at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Cilantro and Chives Restaurant, (formerly the Blue Ox) at 4213 Hwy 2A.

A Tumbled Stone, published by Word Alive Press, is about Andrea, a young woman dealing with family dysfunction, an unwanted pregnancy, and an obsessive co-worker. God leads her to find employment at the Rocky Road Diner, where she hopes to start a new life. The novel’s predecessor, One Smooth Stone, was winner of the Best New Canadian Christian Book Award.

Laycock has written The Weeping Chamber and 19 other novels, including Spur of the Moment, which won the Award of Merit at Write!Canada Awards in Guelph, Ont. She is also a popular speaker and the author of poetry and short stories.

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