Registrations March 7

• Fireside Readers book club will meet on March 16 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch, Waskasoo Room. For discussion will be Alice by Lisa Genova. Phone 403-346-2100.

• Fireside Readers book club will meet on March 16 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch, Waskasoo Room. For discussion will be Alice by Lisa Genova. Phone 403-346-2100.

• Heart and Stroke Foundation is seeking volunteers for their Big Bike, Hoops for Heart, Jump Rope for Heart and Golf Classic promotions. Several committees and positions, with varying time commitments, are available. Visit their website at for information and application forms or call Kelly at 403-342-4435.

• Dierk Rambali Soccer Marathon to Kick Cancer will take place on March 26 at the Collicutt Centre with 12 different games. All players are welcome to collect pledges over $100 or pay $20 registration fee per hour to participate. Children under ten play for free. For details and registration forms visit, or

• Beef Stew Supper at Senior Citizens Downtown House will be held on Mar. 18 at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $8 in advance. Call 403-346-4043 for early tickets.

• Red Deer Legion presents Laugh Stop on March 12 at 8 p.m. Phone 403-342-0035 for advance tickets.

Central Alberta Special Equestrians Hoofbeats to Heartprints • Bash for Cash will be offered on April 16 at Festival Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., silent and live auction and dance to follow with music by St. James Gate. Tickets cost $35 and may be purchased by phoning 403-348-7050.

• Crime Scene Investigation: Red Deer will be offered by the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery during spring break. Participants ages 12 to 16 may attend sessions on March 30 and April 1 from 10 a.m. to noon, or from 1 to 3 p.m. There will also be an Adult and Family Session on March 30 at 6:30 p.m. Join forensic anthropologist Dr. Shawn Haley as he takes participants through a crime scene investigation and more. To find out more or to register, phone 403-309-8405. The cost is $30 for members or $35 for non-members. Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery memberships are available for a cost of $20 for adults, $10 for seniors and youth, or $30 for a family.

• Perogy Supper takes place at Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Church on March 17 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Adults, $11 and $6 for children under 10 years. Phone403-347-2335.

• Joyce DeHaan Memorial Mad Hatter Tea Party will be held on April 9, 1 to 4 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, Winspear Room. Event features afternoon tea and cash bar, entertainment, silent auction, door prizes and raffles. Wear a hat, donate a hat and win prizes for table with best theme. Tickets, $20, by email to Indicate if you need a reserved table for a group of six or eight.

• Making Sweet Memories Gala Dinner in support of the Alzheimer Society, goes on March 26, 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn. Master of Ceremonies, Tara Veer, celebrity waiters, entertainment and silent auction add to this fun event. Tickets, $99 or $600 for a table, may be order by email, or call 403-346-4636.

• Steps for Life — Walking for Victims of Workpace Tragedy is a 5km walk starting a Bower Ponds on May 1. Check in is between 10 a.m., and noon. Registration is $15 before April 15, of $100 for a team of ten. For more information call Amber at 587-977-7688. To register go to

• Fanatullen Scandinavian Dancers hold dance sessions every Monday night from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Festival Hall. Come out for fun and exercise. Scandinavian heritage not required. Singles welcome. Lessons for youth will run from March 14 to April 18, 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. for $30 per child. Please register. Call 403-347-5303, or 403-341-4672 for further information, and to confirm if session will be held in case of inclement weather.

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