Switchboard – May 29

Benefit Dance for the victims of the fire on Wildrose Drive in Sylvan Lake, will be held at the Sylvan Lake Royal Canadian Legion on June 4 starting at 7 p.m. Music by Country Gold. Admission by donation and silent auction included. For more information call Alf at 403-350-6193.

Benefit Dance for the victims of the fire on Wildrose Drive in Sylvan Lake, will be held at the Sylvan Lake Royal Canadian Legion on June 4 starting at 7 p.m. Music by Country Gold. Admission by donation and silent auction included. For more information call Alf at 403-350-6193.

Rediscover Green Lunch Bag Seminars are co-sponsored by Red Deer Public Library and the City of Red Deer from 12:05 to 12:50 p.m. at the downtown library branch in the Snell Auditorium. Please bring lunch and mug. Coffee will be served. Pruning 101 will be offered on May 31 with Elaine Johnson — urban forester with the city. Johnson will tell about how, when, and why to prune shrubs and trees. Composting 101 will be offered on June 1. Mary Curtis, waste management technical specialist from City of Red Deer will talk about the basics of outdoor composting, including compost piles, and compost containers. Clean Air (and how to keep it that way) will be the topic on June 2. Kevin Warren will talk about the roles Parkland Airshed Management Zone and Clean Air Strategic Alliance play in air quality. Healthy Yards will be highlighted on June 4 featuring Doug Evans, open space designer with the City of Red Deer. Review healthy yard basics such as composting, water conservation, good and bad bugs, and lawn care. Phone 403-346-2100.

Arthritis Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at Bethany Care Centre. Next meeting is June 1. Contact Dallas at 403-340-0781.

Red Deer Horseshoes Club plays every Tuesday and Thursday evening starting at 6 p.m. — weather permitting — at the horseshoe pits north of the Golden Circle. There is a $10 per person yearly registration fee. Novice and experienced players welcome on June 1 and 3. Contact Marg at 403-347-2087.

Central Alberta Council on Aginggeneral meeting will be on June 1, 9 a.m. at the Golden Circle Senior Resource Centre. The meeting will include a moderated panel discussion with various MLAs discussing health care and accommodation for seniors. There is a $3 charge. Contact Shirley at 403-343-0767, or Sam at 403-341-5491.

Heartland Cowboy Church will be held the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Stettler Agriplex. Cowboy church will be held June 1 and 15. Phone 403-742-4273.

Central Alberta Brain Injury Society Annual Picnic takes place on June 1 at Bower Kin Community Hall from 5 to 9 p.m. Diners are asked to bring a potluck dish to share, and CABIS will provide hot dogs and beverages. Phone 403-341-3463.

Senior Citizens Downtown House dance, Tuesday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m. with live music by Parkland Old Tyme Music Makers. The cost is $6. Phone 403-346-4043. Lunch provided by donations.

Red Deer Legion Old Time Dance with Badlanders II is on June 2 at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $6, or $11.95 with buffet starting at 5 p.m. Phone 403-342-0035.

Penhold Youth Club meets on Fridays from 6:30 to 8 p.m., and on Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Street rink shelter. Youth aged 10 to 14 years are invited to check out this community club. For further information, phone 403-886-5464.

Sit and Be Fit exercise program is held on Wednesdays starting at 10:45 a.m. at the Golden Circle. A $2 drop-in fee applies. Phone 403-343-6074.

West Country Ink meets on the first and third Wednesday at Golden West Drop In at Spruce View at 7:30 p.m. Contact Myrtle at 403-728-3792.

Red Deer and District Garden Club executive meeting will be on June 2 at the home of Carole Scott at 7 p.m. All members may attend. For more information call Noreen at 403-346-7728, or 403-357-4071.

Downtown Market will be held on Wednesdays from 4 to 7 p.m. from June 2 to Oct. 6 at the former Arlington Hotel site at the corner of 51 Ave. and 49 St. Contact Laura at 403-340-8692.

Ronald McDonald House Country Music Fundraiser Concert with Randy Smith will take place on June 5 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion in Lacombe. Admission by cash donation. Sponsor Emily Smith is collecting pledges and will have her 20 inch ponytail cut off at the event. Refreshments available. For more information or pledges call 403-782-3770.

Red Deer Artwalk Festival Launch Party will be celebrated on June 3 at the Velvet Olive starting at 5 p.m. Join the party and get all the details about the upcoming festival. Prizes and fun are on the menu.

Golden West Drop-in (Spruce View) welcomes old and new members to the following activities: line dancing, 10 a.m. every Tuesday and monthly meeting followed by birthday cake, ice cream, coffee and tea on the first Thursday of the month at 2 p.m.; morning coffee — every morning from 6:30 to 9 a.m.; bridge at 1 p.m. The facility is available for group meetings. Interested in playing other card games? For more information, call Lorna Jean at 403-227-7211.

Old Fashioned Indoor Picnic with fried chicken, potato salad, beans and other picnic foods, will be offered by 55 Plus and Friends on June 4 at Liberty Christian Assembly. Reserve a spot, $10, by calling Maxine at 403-358-8248 before June 2.

End of Trek Hawaiian Luau will be celebrated on June 3, noon, at Barrett Park Outdoor Gym. Gather your team together and come for draws, team prizes, food and activity. Prizes for best dressed team, and for team that averaged the most miles on the recent virtual trek, participation prizes, and more. Please RSVP to hbadmin@rdpcn.com, or call Alvina at 403-343-9100. Sponsored by Red Deer Primary Care Network.

Pine Lake Surface Rights Action Group will meet at Innisfail Legion on June 2. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tracker Sales Limited at Bowden will host the event. Residents are invited to find out more Webfoot mats, oak mats, and Tracker’s proposed solution to the Pine Beetle killed forests dilemma. Contact Kent at 403-224-0000, or Don at 403-227-2178.

To be included in this listing, please email event details to editorial@bprda.wpengine.com, fax to 403-341-6560, or phone 403-314-4325.

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