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• Seniors Golf Clinic aims to help seniors enjoy golf and improve their game despite physical limitations of aging and other health conditions and it will be held at the Golden Circle Senior Resource Centre on April 7 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The clinic will be conducted by a teaching professional from River Bend Golf Course. Please pre-register by April 1 by phoning 403-343-6074.

• Seniors Golf Clinic aims to help seniors enjoy golf and improve their game despite physical limitations of aging and other health conditions and it will be held at the Golden Circle Senior Resource Centre on April 7 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The clinic will be conducted by a teaching professional from River Bend Golf Course. Please pre-register by April 1 by phoning 403-343-6074.

• Art of Friendship for people who have lost friends because of difficult experiences, disability, recent empty nesters, newly retired, or are new to the area will be offered by the Canadian Mental Health Association. Upcoming courses will run on Wednesdays starting on April 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., and on May 11 from 1 to 3 p.m. A $25 tuition fee includes all program materials. To register, please call 403-342-2266, or visit www.reddeer.cmha.ab.ca for more information.

• Emergency Preparedness ­— Ready or Not! with Dr. Arthur Bradley will be held at CrossRoads Church on May 2 from 7 to 9 p.m. The event is free of charge. Please RSVP and pre-order books by contacting Marg at 403-263-5683, or email to margpollon@bridgesoflove.net. Donations accepted in support of Bridges of Love Ministry’s Faith Emergency Preparedness Initiative.

• Children’s Services Centre offers professional development sessions for educators, classroom aides and those working with children preschool to 12 years of age via webcast, on Mondays from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost is $50 per session. April 4 topic is promoting social skills in preschool children. For more information or to register visit www.childrenservices.ca/training, call 403-340-2606 or email inquiries@rdcsc.ca.

• Friends Over 45 is an organization for women who are new to Red Deer or who have experienced lifestyle changes and would like to meet new friends. The group meets on the first Tuesday of each month — next on April 5. For further information phone Myrt at 403-341-6467, or Shirley at 403-346-7160.

• A Better World charity concert will be held at Lacombe United Church on April 10, 4 p.m. with performers Donna Durand and Jon Werkema, Ross Stafford and band and the Central Alberta African Choir. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. For advance tickets call Judy at 403-782-5852 or 403-783-3298.

• Shave for the Brave to support Young Adult Cancer will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 9 at Parkland Mall. City Councillor Buck Buchanan will participate in the head shave and encourages the public to donate or have their hair shaved. For more information visit www.shaveforthebrave.ca or call 403-588-0486.

• Dessert Gala in celebration of National Volunteer Appreciation Week will be presented by CiRS on April 12, 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Harvest Centre, Westerner Park. Cost is $10 per person. Cocktail attire please. For tickets and information call CiRS at 403-346-4636 or email reception@cirsonline.ca.

• Blackfalds Fun Run and Walk will take place on May 7, Blackfalds Community Hall with registration from 9 to 9:30 a.m. and race at 10 a.m. Choose from 3, 5 or 10 km run or walk for all ages groups. Participation fees, which includes T-shirt and refreshments, are $10 for school age and 55 plus, $20 for adults or $50 for a family of four. Registration forms are available at the Town of Blackfalds office, IREC, IRJC or visit blackfaldsfieldhousesociety.com

• Red Deer Twin and Triplet Club presents a Women’s Spring Gala on April 30 at the Quality Inn beginning at 10:30 a.m. The event features entertainment, lunch and door prizes. Tickets, $40, are available by contacting Tara at 403-348-5698 or Kristine at 493-309-9225. A portion goes to support Ronald McDonald House.

• Golden Circle Spring Ham Supper will be offered on April 5. Pre-puchase tickets, $15 for adults, $13 for seniors at the front desk.

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