Registrations -Sept. 11

• ScotiaBank AIDS Walk for Life takes place on Sept. 24. Registration begins at 10 a.m. at Rotary Park.

• ScotiaBank AIDS Walk for Life takes place on Sept. 24. Registration begins at 10 a.m. at Rotary Park.

• An Evening to Remember, presented by the staff of the Oncology and Palliative Care Unit at the Red Deer Regional Hospital, will be held on Oct. 6 at the Westerner Park’s Harvest Centre — Marquis Room. This dinner event features guest speaker Sean Swarner, the first cancer survivor to summit Mt. Everest. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets, $60, are only available from Black Knight Ticket Centre or online at www.blacknightinn.ca For information call the unit at 403-343-4632.

• Red Deer Square Dance Club lessons welcomes new members to learn to dance, visit clubs, enjoy pot-luck dinners, camp and enjoy new square dance friends. Cost is $50 for 10 lessons; first lesson is free. The club dances every Monday, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Clearview Community Centre starting Sept. 26. Contact Jim at 403-346-6993 or email newberry@plantinum.ca for more information.

• Red Deer Vasa (Swedish) Lodge #733 will host a pot luck supper on Sept. 21, 6;30 p.m. at Cronquist House in Bower Ponds. The lodge promotes Swedish culture and heritage. Everyone is welcome. Call 403-347-5303 to reserve your spot.

• Zumba Gold Class will be offered at the Golden Circle on Mondays from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Zumba Gold is an entry level class designed for older adults. Cost is $42 for members or $67 for non members. First class starts on Oct. 3. Register at the Golden Circle or please call Diane at 403-343-6074 for more information.

• Penhold and District Library will offer a SEEDS program of rhymes, rhythm and activities for preschoolers up to five years on Friday mornings from 9:15 to 11 a.m. Program runs from Oct. 7 to Dec. 2. There is no charge but registration is required. Call 403-886-2636.

• Kindermusik, a program of creative movement, finger-play, vocal-play, listening activities and instrument play, will be offered by the Penhold and District Library on Thursdays from 2 to 3 p.m. for ages two to five years. Class fee is $60 in a class of only eight children. Pre-register for the Sept. 29 to Oct. 27 session. Call 403-886-2636.

• Dr. Murray Martin Speaker Series presents Dr. Mark Moyad on Oct. 13 at the Lacombe Memorial Centre, 7 p.m. He will speak to cancer prevention and his best-seller, No BS Advice — a Step by Step Guide to What Works and What is Worthless, as well as practical information about prostrate health. Purchase tickets, $40 adults, $35 seniors or $25 for students, at www.ticketweb.ca or at Bailey Pharmacy in Lacombe. Complimentary reception will follow. For more information call Elaine a 403-848-0657.

• Wine tasting historical walk takes place on Sept. 24 at the Rocky Mountain House National Historical Site from 3 to 7 p.m. Enjoy a progressive meal of appetizers, supper and dessert with wine tasting at each. Walk from the Tipi Village to the fort and meet interesting characters along the way. Tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased at the Home Vintner in Rocky Mountain House. For more information, please call Shirley at 403-845-3837.

• Photography Workshop will be held on Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site. Participants should bring cameras, manuals, batteries, flashes, lenses, tripods, notebooks, pencils as well as prints to be critiqued if you wish. Come prepared for Rocky weather and an opportunity to take lots of pictures. Coffee and registration from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Registration cost, including lunch is $55. Call Sylvia a 403-845-6143 or email staff@confluencehs.org to reserve your spot.

• Town and Country Dance Club will offer dance lessons starting Sept. 20. Learn to foxtrot, two-step, polka, waltz and more. Classes run for six weeks on Tuesdays at the Bower-Kin community Centre for a cost of $35 per person. Basic Social Dance is at 7 p.m. and A Step Above Basic goes at 8:15 p.m. For more information or to register, please call Doug or Doris at 403-728-3333 or Lorlie at 403-309-4494.

• Writers Writing Home, discussion about the role of place in contemporary creative writing, facilitated by local poet and non-fiction writer Lorne Daniel, will be held on Oct. 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Snell Auditorium of the Red Deer Public Library. Register by phone, 780-422-8174 or email mail@writersguild.ab.ca.

• Get Creative and celebrate Alberta Arts Days with this fun, family event on Oct. 1 fom 1 to 3 p.m. Create your own Artist Trading Cards. Materials are provided by bring your own personal photos or images. To pre-register call 403-341-3822 or email saanderson@rdpl.org.

• Rock and Roll Dance Party sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary, will take over the Red Deer Legion on Sept. 23, 8:30 p.m. Cost is $15 and includes food, fun and contests with prizes. Dance to Triple Nickel in your best rock and roll clothes. Advanced tickets only at Legion reception.

• Pathways Support Group provides safe and confidential support to people of all sexual orientation and their families and friends, and meets once a month in Lacombe. For more information, call Marg at 403-782-1887 or Ross at 403-782-3138.

• Red Deer Aboriginal Employment Services provides assistance to Aboriginal People including resumes, cover letters, research, and job postings. For more information call 403-358-7734 or drop in to #202, 4909 48 Street, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed noon to 1 p.m.

• Old fashioned turkey dinner will be hosted by the Ladies of Sunnybrook Farm Museum on Oct. 4, to 6 8. There will be two sitting per night at 5 and 6:30 p.m. Adults are $15, children ten and under, $6 and free for preschoolers. Tickets are available in advance only at the museum. For more information call 403-340-3511.

• Living Well with a Mental Illness is an eight week course for people interested in learning more about mental illness and how people experiencing emotional distress can live productive lives will offered on Thursdays from Sept. 29 to Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to noon at Red Deer Public Library Waskasoo Room. To register for this free course or for more information call 403-342-2266.

• Art of Friendship, a program for those who feel lonely or isolated and need to brush up on their friendship skills, will be offered by the Canadian Mental Health Association at various times and locations. This eight week course will run on Wednesday afternoons from 1 to 3:30 p.m. beginning on Sept. 28 and Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. beginning on Oct. 5. at the CMHA on Gaetz Ave and at Red Deer College on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m. starting Oct. 1. To register call 403-342-2266 or visit www.reddeer.cmha.ab.ca for more information.

• Red Deer Hospice Society presents a global concert to raise funds and awareness for end of life care. The concert, Voices of Hospice, till take place on Oct. 1 at CrossRoads Church, 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased at www.reddeerhopsice.com/events.html

• Children of the new Earth Conference, all those who want to make a difference in the lives of children, will be held on Sept. 23 to 25 at the Bahai Centre in Sylvan Lake. Topics include embracing and understanding highly sensitive children, empowering teens walking, drumming circles, yoga, art cabin for children and much more. Registration fee is $250 and includes meals. Accommodations available for additional charge. For more information call Carmen at 403-782-3009, email cklacey@shaw.ca or Kari at 403-506-9636 or email kaboka@telus.net.

• Red Deer River Naturalist’s annual banquet will be held on Friday, Sept. 23 at River Bend Golf Course. Guest speaker is Ben Gadd. Visit www.rdrn.fanweb.ca for more information.

• C.A.R.E — English Conversation Circles for immigrants will be offered by Central Alberta Refugee Effort from Sept. 27 to Dec. 13, Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to noon for levels one and two and from Sept. 28 to Dec. 14, on Wednesdays, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for levels three and four. All classes are at the Red Deer Public Library. To register call 403-346-8818 or 403-304-3622.