School district celebrates 125 years with parties

The 2012-2013 school year marks the 125th anniversary of the Red Deer Public School District.

The 2012-2013 school year marks the 125th anniversary of the Red Deer Public School District.

To mark the occasion, the district will host a variety of fun-filled celebrations in September.

Kicking off the festivities is the 125 Celebration Evening at the Harvest Centre at Westerner Park on Sept. 20. The evening features a buffet dinner and presentations including one by author and alumni Will Ferguson. Tickets are $50. Deadline for tickets is Sept. 15.

The pancakes will be flipping at the Family Pancake Breakfast at Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School on Sept. 22. Pancakes will be served from 8 a.m. through to noon. The whole family is invited. There will be entertainment, including children’s entertainer Charlotte Diamond. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.rdpsd.ab.ca.