Registrations – September 18, 2011

• Red Deer River Naturalists offer upcoming field trips and events. On Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 join the Beaverhill Bird Observatory staff for a evening barbecue and netting of saw-whet owls. Cost is $30 for adults and free for kids under 12. Register with Chuck at 780-984-6957 or email chuckp@strxecological.ca.

• Red Deer River Naturalists offer upcoming field trips and events. On Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 join the Beaverhill Bird Observatory staff for a evening barbecue and netting of saw-whet owls. Cost is $30 for adults and free for kids under 12. Register with Chuck at 780-984-6957 or email chuckp@strxecological.ca.

•Magdalene House Society offers a safe place, counseling, medical assistance and employment or education opportunities for victims of human trafficking. Individuals can purchase memberships for$10 a year, and corporate partners will be acknowledged on their website. The major fundraising event, A Sweet Tooth for Justice, will be held on Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m. at the Capri Hotel. Guest speaker, Glendene Grant will share how human trafficking has affected her family. Enjoy delicious desserts and refreshments in support of setting up the home for victims in Red Deer. Call David at 403-342-6191 for more information or visit /www.magdalenehouse.ca/

•Red Deer Public Schools Community Programs has openings for their upcoming courses. For dates, costs and registration call 403-342-1059 or www.rdpsd.ab.ca/commpro

•St. James Gate, in support of Women’s Outreach and the United Way, will perform on Oct. 22 at Wild Bill’s. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. for a night of great music, dancing and fun. Tickets available from the United Way or Central Alberta Women’s Outreach or online at Central Alberta Theatre.

•Red Deer Walk for ALS is looking for volunteers for a variety of positions including the walk for ALS as well as special events throughout the year. For more information or to volunteer, email Michelle.Parker@gov.ab.ca.

•Win a trip for two to Bermuda and help support the programs of the Medicine River Wildlife Centre by purchasing the 2012 calendar for $20. Visit www.medicineriverwildlifecentre.ca to purchase a calendar that includes a raffle ticket. Call 403-728-3467 for more information.

•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 call 403-342-2266.

•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 quest speaker Sean Swarmer, the first cancer survivor to summit Mt. Everest. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets, $60, are only available from the Black Knight Ticket Centre or online at www.blackknightinn.ca. Call the unit at 403-343-4632.

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