16th Annual Women’s Classic Golf Tournament
The game is ON to make Breast Cancer history! On Monday, June 17th
, dedicated ladies from across Central Alberta will be Teeing Off Against Breast Cancer at the Red Deer Golf and Country Club for the 16th
Annual Women’s Classic Golf Tournament. Currently are a few spots open and if you would like to participate in the fun filled day to register you can go to www.womensclassic.ca
or call Arlene Prysunka at 403.877.8411.
5th Annual Walter Gretzky CNIB Mentorship Gala
The organizing committee for the 5th annual Walter Gretzky CNIB Mentorship Gala invites families to attend an evening of inspiration, leadership, motivation and mentorship.
Sheraton Red Deer
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Featuring Special guest speakers, 2010 CCMA Male Vocalist of the year, Gord Bamford and 2006 Olympic Gold Medalist, Duff Gibson.
Since its inception in 2008, the Walter Gretzky CNIB Mentorship Gala and Golf Classic has helped to raise over $300,000 to help establish a foundation for care and support of visually impaired Central Albertans and help them and their families “See Beyond Vision Loss”.
NEW THIS YEAR: To encourage whole families to attend for the inspirational mentorship opportunity discount ticket rates of $50 will be offered for children 17 years and under to enjoy dinner and the program. This evening would be especially motivational for those young athletes who are passionate about their sport.
The Mentorship Gala is followed on Wednesday, June 19th by the annual Walter Gretzky CNIB Golf Classic at River Bend Golf Course. This unique golf experience combines golf in both daylight and in darkness; one hole will be played blindfolded.
Tickets are $125 for adults, $50 for youth 17 and under, and can be purchased by calling the CNIB office at 403.346.0037.
FOR QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT:
Shannon Van Parys at (403) 341-3320
Lori Hamilton at (403) 346-0037
Sundre Pro Rodeo
On the weekend of June 21, get ready to "Go Wild & Go West" with three thrilling days of award winning rodeo fun! Sundre Pro Rodeo was voted "Best Fair in Mountain View County Area" the past 5 years! Sundre Rodeo offers you:
• World champion Rodeo Stock
(Franklin Rodeo, Calgary Stampede, Pengelly's, Chute 9)
• Part of the Duane Daines Saddle Bronc Series
• Part of the Kenton Randle Bareback Series
• Wild Pony Race
• Trick Rider, Shelby Cummings & Niki Flundra - Equine Performance
• Covered Grandstands
• Free Parking and RV Camping
(first come first serve basis)
Red Deer Central Lions Club
Golf For Sight Tournament
Get ready to tee off as the Red Deer Central Lions Club once again hosts "Golf For Sight" Tournament on Friday, June 21st at Alberta Springs Golf Resort Red Deer (2PM shotgun start; registration at 11:30AM... A great day of golf to raise funds for Lions projects and their vision for a better community. Your generosity will help worthy charity- with 100% of proceeds going back to the community.
Registration is $220 and includes:
Tournament also features putting contest, hitting the green contest, 50/50, silent auction, burger & beer lunch, BBQ Alberta AAA New York Steak Dinner and great prizes!
To register or become a sponsor, call marvin Seibel at 403-304-4424 or Vimal Pillay at 403-358-2682 or visit www.golfforsight.golfreg.com
10th Annual Red Deer Walk For ALS
On June 22nd, the 10th annual Red Deer WALK for ALS will take place at Great Chief Park at 9 a.m. Through this walk we will not only raise proceeds for those affected by the disease, but we will raise hope…that one day we will find a cause and cure.
Right now there are over 3,000 Canadians and their loved ones affected by ALS. ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease is a fatal neuromuscular disease. People living with ALS experience loss of muscle control, mobility and motor skills. There is no cure.
14th Annual Ponoka Stampede Rodeo Challenge
Join the fun on Saturday, June 29th for a fun-filled day of modified rodeo events for kids 5-18 with physical and/or mental challenges. For more info, photos and registration, visit www.ponokastampederodeochallenge.ca
Donalda Schools 100th Reunion Celebration
Saturday June 29 th and 30th at the Donalda School. We are looking forward to seeing and reminiscing with teachers, students, support staff and bus drivers from the past and the present. For more information call Judy at 403-883-2555.
Red Deer Public Schools' Summer School 2013
Time to think about making this summer count… Red Deer Public Schools are now accepting registration for Summer School 2013! High school Students that register will be able to complete courses from July 2nd
on weekdays from 8AM to 11:45AM. Registration may be completed by phone at 403-342-1059 or online at communityprograms.rdpsd.ab.ca
2013 Field Show for the City of Red Deer
The Red Deer Royals will be performing! This event is open to the public and is free! Hope to see you there!!
Great Chief Park Football Field
"Calling All Drums"
Whisker Rescue Society Annual Garage Sale
Accepting donations July 2 - July 23.
Drop off 10:00AM - 4:00PM daily at Cannery Row Bingo Hall.
(5239 53rd Avenue)
Sorry, not accepting TV's, Mattresses, computers
or large appliances
Sale itself is July 26, 27 and 28
For more info contact 40-347-1251
96th Benalto Pro Rodeo
The Benalto Agricultural Society is please to announce that planning is underway for 96th Fair & Pro Rodeo, happening the weekend of July 5th to 7th!
Offering daily activities including
- Hall Exhibits
-Food & Trade Show Vendors
-Pro Rodeo Performances
-Wild Pony Races
-Shadow Riders 4H Drill Team
- Kiddie Chuck Race
Stettler "Side By Side" Shootout at Stettler Airport
Stettler Animal Haven Rescue League
Several rescued puppies from the NWT and other animals in Alberta are in need. The A.H.R.L. is asking for your donations of collars, leashes, dog food, cat food, etc. as well as cash donations. Any cash donations over $20 is valid for a tax receipt. More information on their webpage
Kerry Wood Nature Center’s Nature Savvy Saturdays
Join the Kerry Wood nature Center for their Nature Savvy Saturdays, every Saturday from 1:00 until 4:00pm at the Kerry Wood Nature Center. For more details, call them at 403 346 2010
Discovery Sundays at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Learn something new about the natural world every Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m at the Kerry Wood nature Center. Call 403 346 2010 for more information.
Blackfalds United Church Youth Group
The Blackfalds United Church Youth Group takes place from 7:00 to 9:00 every Friday. Youths from grade 4 up are all welcome to attend. For more information, click blackfalds united church.com, or call 403 885 4780
Trapping your pocket gophers
? Medicine River Wildlife Centre has numerous birds of prey in recovery that require natural food and can offer you a tax receipt of $4.00 per animal. For more information please contact 403-728-3467 or email@example.com
Are you retired and looking for something to do or have a lot of free time? Medicine River Wildlife Centre is looking for occasional drivers to transport injured wildlife to the the First Aid Station in Red Deer. If you can help please contact Carol at 403-728-3467 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and training.
Cronquist Tea House
at Bower Ponds
Now open for lunch and tea from noon to 4PM Tuesday to Thursday. New menu items available. For reservations, call 403-346-0055. Cash only.
Fitness fun at the Golden Circle
Seniors are welcome to join Zumba Gold every monday from 10:30am-11:15am at the Golden Circle. This is a great event for a entry level fitness class and drop in fee is just $4.50.
Also, take part with Dancercise held every Thursday from 10:30am - 11:30am. This senior friendly, low impact, dance class is a great way to meet and excersise with new people and it's only $1 to drop in.
Every wedensday, 10:45am-11:30am is Sit and Be Fit. Drop in fee is only $2.
On Fridays, put on your best boots and come out for Squaredancing at 1:00pm. Drop in fee is just $1. Folowing dancing enjoy potluck and fellowship, everyone is welcome.
Join the Living with cancer support group as they meet the first and third Thursdays of each month at the Gaetz United Church from 10am until noon. The group provides a casual and inviting chance for individuals and their loved ones to discuss their Cancer diagnosis or treatments; and just talk with other people in a similar situation. For more information, call Danny at 403 398 3595
The Alzheimer Society of Canada invites you to host a Coffee break with all proceeds going towards the Alzheimer Society! Hosting a coffee break can be as simple as setting out a donation container and inviting people to add meaning to their daily grind, or getting more involved, like holding a public event like a bake sale or penny drive! For more information, or to find out more about hosting a coffee break event, contact Mike at 403 346 4636!
Living With Cancer Support Group – Meets First and Third Thursday of each month
Alzheimer Society of Canada’s Coffee Breaks
Parental Alienation Risks Kids (PARK) offers support to help families stay together after separation. What is Parental Alienation? It's behavior that is harmful or damaging to a child's emotional and mental health including mental manipulation or bullying the child to side with one parent. To learn more about this and how to manage it call 403 598 9978 or visit
Al-Anon Family Groups offer many different services for families struggling with alcohol abuse, adults and young adults alike. There’s no dues or fees for membership and services. To find out about Al-Anon, visit their website, at al-anon.org, or call toll free, 1-888-4AL-ANON.
Senior Citizens House
The Senior Citizens Downtown House have lots of activities going on! Join them for weekly card games like Cribbage, Whist, 500, and bridge. They also host dances, suppers, and lots more! Find out more by calling 346-4043.
Family Services of Central Alberta
Family Services of Central Alberta runs their Kinsmen Family Place each week, Monday to Friday, from 10-3, for families to drop in play, explore and share with other families. There is no cost to this program, held at Parkland Mall, across from the old Sears location. For more information on this, and other FSCA programs, you can call them, at 343-6400, or visit their website at fsca.ca.
STARS Red Ring of Life
The Red Ring for Life Campaign is ongoing with STARS, as a symbol of survival, worn by crew, former patients, and anyone who supports STARS. Did you know 1 out of every 10 Albertans knows a STARS patient, or was one themselves? The Red Ring for Life is available, for a $60 donation, at Fountain Tire locations in Red Deer, or online, at redringforlife.ca.
Living With Cancer Support Group
A “Living With Cancer” support group meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month from 10 AM until noon, at Gaetz Memorial United Church at 4758 Ross St in Red Deer. It’s a casual and friendly environment, for individuals and their loved ones to discuss cancer diagnosis, treatment, or just to socialize with others in similar situations. For more information, call 872-3595.
Central Alberta Safety Advocates
Central Alberta Self Advocates are looking for your feedback on pedestrian safety. Send your photos or notes, any type of feedback, on what you see, both “good” and “bad” for wheelchairs, walkers, bicycles, or people, walking in Red Deer or Lacombe. For more info, including where to send your info, call 342-4550.
Partners For Life Blood Drive
Hunting Hills High School is competing against schools across Canada, in “Partners for Life”, seeing who can rally the most blood donations before the end of the school year. For more info on how you can give blood, and help out a local high school, call Evelyn at 342-6655.
Red Deer Public School Programs
Red Deer Public Schools offers hundreds of online classes and courses, with everything from babysitting courses, to Jams and Jellies classes. Visit them online, and find out more, at rdpsd.ab.ca/commpro. Or, just give them a call! 342-1059.
Preschool Story Times
Ages 3-5 Monday’s 10:30-11am at the Lion Plaza Branch Public Library in Red Deer
A registered non profit charity that works to provide basic needs such as safe shelter, food, medical attention and foster homes to stray and homeless cats, click whiskerrescue.com.
Health Equipment Loan Program
H.E.L.P is looking for volunteers. For those that have an extra 2-3 hours of spare time each week to help individuals who are recovering from surgery, illness or injury. Call 403-346-1241.
In School Mentor
Help out a child for one hour a week through Big Brother’s and Sister’s. The program matches you with the child. Build a positive new friendship that benefits both you and the child. Call 403-342-6500.
Medicine River Wildlife Centre
Fostering Program has started. Landowners with birds nesting on your property or anything with young, please call 403-728-3467.
The Golden Circle
There’s Always Something Going On At the Golden Circle!
For more info call 343-7977 or go online to
Little Paws Family Drop-In Program
Tuesday & Thursday 10am-Noon at The Red Deer Native Friendship Society 4712-51 Ave. Little Paws is a time for parents and their preschoolers to come together for play and cultural activities. Activities Include: Story Time, Crafts, Games, Songs, Snack And Celebrations. It’s Free and everyone is welcome. For more info call 403-340-0020 or rdnfs.com
Spirit Seekers Youth Program
Monday –Friday 3pm-7pm at the Red Deer Native Friendship Society 4712-51 Ave. ages 12-24, Come hang out, do homework, play games and learn skills. Activities includes: crafts, rec. nights, pizza, bowling, guest speakers, regalia making and much More. For more info call Dawn At (403) 340-0020 or rdnfs.com
Meet the 2nd Monday of each month 7pm-9pm at the Bethany Care Centre 4700 – 47th Ave in Sylvan Lake. This is an International, Non- Profit, Non-Denominational, Self Help Organization For families who have experienced the death of a child at any age, from any cause. For more info call 887-0806.
Kerry Wood Nature Centre is the place to explore!
Many programs, find out more by calling 403-346-2010.
Central Alberta Photographic Society
Meets every 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month from September to May at 7pm. Open to everyone from novice to advanced. For more info call Gail 343-9294
Family Support Group
7pm the second Monday of each month at the Schizophrenia Society Office 4811 48 Ave. For more info call Christine 342-5760.
H.E.A.R.T.S.(Helping Empty Arms Recover Through Sharing)
Meet the 2nd Thursday of every month at the gathering place #8, 5015-48 Street in Red Deer. A baby loss support program for anyone that has been touched by the loss of a baby during pregnancy or shortly after Birth. For more Info 342-2266 or Heartsreddeer@Shaw.ca.
Organizations Looking For Help
The Canadian Red Cross Needs Volunteers For All Their Programs
Disaster Management, Administration, Reception, Other Office Work, Fund Development, Special Events Or Youth Group. For More Info 346-1241.