- Red Deer
- Fort McMurray
Ongoing until April 25, 2014. Remarkable Red Deer: Stories from the Heart of the Parkland. Several prominent buildings have been a part of Red Deer's landscape for many years. The exhibition features several, including the Stephenson Hall Block (Red Deer's first commercial building), the Train Station, the Club Cafe and the Capitol Theatre. Each area is unique and offers interactive stations where visitors will discover more about the past. www.reddeermuseum.com/exhibits-and-events
Every Saturday. Penhold Winter Market.
10:00am-2:00pm.Penhold Regional Multiplex. Local vendors are displaying homemade and well-known products for sale. Come out and support local!
January 15-June 29: STARS Home Lottery. 40 Valley Green, Vanier Woods, Red Deer. Falcon Homes invites you to join them at their spectacular STARS Lottery Home open January 15, 2014 - June 29, 2014 Show Home hours: 1-6pm Daily Closed Fridays. http://www.starslotteryalberta.ca/2013site/
Mondays, 10:00-10:45. Preschool Storytime. Red Deer Library (Dawe Branch). Stories, songs, and activities for three to five-year-olds.
Tuesdays, 10:00-10:30. Toddler Play 'n Learn. Red Deer Library (Dawe Branch). Enjoy this active storytime program especially for toddlers!
Tuesdays, 6:30pm. Drop-in Pajama Storytime. Red Deer Library (Downtown Branch). Thirty to 45 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. The focus age group is two to six-year-olds, (under three please bring an adult), but we invite the whole family to take part.
Wednesdays, 11:00-11:45. Time for Twos Storytime. Red Deer Library (Downtown Branch). Ongoing until April 25, 2014. Remarkable Red Deer: Stories from the Heart of the Parkland. Several prominent buildings have been a part of Red Deer's landscape for many years. The exhibition features several, including the Stephenson Hall Block (Red Deer's first commercial building), the Train Station, the Club Cafe and the Capitol Theatre. Each area is unique and offers interactive stations where visitors will discover more about the past.http://www.reddeermuseum.com/exhibits-and-events/remarkable-red-deer-stories-from-the-heart-of-the-parkland/
Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:00-10:45. Drop-in Preschool Storytimes. Red Deer Library (Downtown Branch). Stories, songs and crafts for three to six-year-olds.
Thursdays, 10:00-10:30 or Fridays, 2:00-2:30. Babytimes Storytime. Red Deer Library (Downtown Branch). Thirty minutes of stories, songs, and rhymes for children birth to 24 months and their caregivers.
Thursdays, 3:30-5:00. After School Club. Red Deer Library (Dawe Branch). Teens and tweens: Join us every Thursday after school for games, crafts, movies, music and more!
March 5, 12 & 19: Triple P Parenting Seminars. These workshops will help parents navigate their way through parenthood and all of its challenges. This is a three week session looking at the five core principles of positive parenting, how parents can use these principles to teach their children important values and skills and offers suggestions on helping children learn healthy coping skills. The workshops are for parents parenting children 0-12. Held at FSCA, 5409 50 Ave, Red Deer. 6:00pm-7:30pm. Register online at www.fsca.ca, for more information call 403-343-6400.
March 6, 13, 20 & 27: Romp “n” Read is a family literacy preschool program. The program is attended by both the parents and your preschool children ages 2-5. The program is theme-based using one to one activity stations and large group interaction. We will only register 10 families for each session. Held at FSCA, 5409 50 Ave, Red Deer. 9:30-11:00am. Register online at www.fsca.ca, for more information call 403-343-6400.
March 7-9: Red Deer Home Show. Westerner Park, Red Deer. 2014 Red Deer HOME SHOW! Proudly hosted and managed by the Canadian Home Builders' Association - Central Alberta since 1979. The 2014 Red Deer Home Show will again provide Central Albertan's with a spectacular venue for new and improved products and services featuring award-winning builders, renovators, products, ideas and décor in Canada's hottest economic region! Every year the Red Deer Home Show features over 250 vendors and sees more than 11,000 visitors walk through the doors. $10 Admission. For more information, visit www.reddeerhomeshow.ca.
March 8: MAGnificent Saturdays Presents: Make Your Own Medal. Red Deer Museum & Art Gallery. 1:00-4:00pm. Looking for an educational, fun, and creative way to spend time with your family? MAGnificent Saturdays is our innovative program, led by artists, that connects our exhibits with an art making activity. Participants of any age are welcome! We supply the materials, the studio, and the artist, you supply the imagination. For more information, visit www.reddeermuseum.com/programs/magsaturdays/.
March 9: Awesome 80's Skating Carnival. Lacombe Sports &Leisure Centre. 1:00-3:00pm. Lacombe Figure Skating Club is presenting their annual Skating Carnival. This year's theme is "Awesome 80's". Come out and cheer on over 70 local skaters as they show off their skills. Tickets $5 at the door, 5 and under free. www.skatelacombe.ca
March 13: That Tween Thing! - Craft Wars. Red Deer Library (Downtown Branch). 4:00-5:00pm. Ages 9-12. A new program just for tweens! Tweens enjoy this program just for you with fun, food, prizes, games, crafts or whatever!
March 15: Spring Into Fabulous. iHotel 67th Street, Red Deer. 9:30-4:30. This show is made up primarily of HANDMADE exhibitors from around Central Alberta! You will find very unique and AWESOME products! FREE PARKING, FREE ADMISSION! Face Painting for the kids. 100 swag bags to the first 100 through the doors! For more information, visit www.facebook.com/events/624008727659084/.
March 15: Little Warriors Prevention Workshop at Parkland Youth Homes Society, 4920 54th St 10am - 1pm. Little Warriors, a national charitable organization that educates adults across Canada on how to prevent child sexual abuse, is pleased to offer the revolutionary, research based Stewards of Children workshops in Red Deer. Facilitated by a local authorized facilitator, the Stewards of Children 3 hour workshop educates adults how to help prevent, recognize and react to child sexual abuse. http://littlewarriors.ca/prevention/the-prevention-program/. Register: Online at littlewarriors.ca or call 1.888.440.1343. Cost: $30 per person, $25 per person group rate or $20 per person for students or non-profit groups of 2 or more. Each participant receives a manual and certificate.
March 17: St. Patrick’s Day
March 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16 & 23: Active Parenting Now 5-12: This six week session is designed for parents that are parenting children from 5-12 years of age. This interactive program will touch on discipline with teaching responsibility, communicating effectively with your children, redirect misbehavior and side step power struggles, conflict resolution and much more. Register online at www.fsca.ca, for more information call 403-343-6400.
March 21-22: Central Alberta Family Expo. Parkland Pavilion, Westerner Park, Red Deer. A fun trade show for parents and children. Come see Rainbow Dash My Little Pony, experience the Petting Zoo, enjoy the bouncers, get your face painted and do the Kiwanis Safety City Quad Course. $8 Admission, 14 and under free. (403) 346-8226. For more information, visit www.centralalbertafamilyexpo.com.
March 30: As always, Canyon Ski Resort will be hosting the 4th annual Slush Cup at the end of the season, March 30th, if we can make it that long! This infamous event marks the end of the ski season and the wrap up of winter at Canyon Ski Resort. Sign up for this FREE event and attempt to cross a 30-metre-long water/slush pit after skiing down the Super Pipe in all kinds of crazy costumes. Or line the pit, specially constructed for the event, to cheer on the skiers, many of whom fail to make it across the chilly waters. The event usually draws a big crowd and a season pass is awarded for best costumes and best skill! Contact the Canyon Ski Resort office for more information at 403-346-7003.
April 1: April Fool’s Day
April 9: Collective Soul at the Memorial Centre. Hailing from the city of Atlanta, Georgia, Collective Soul shot to international fame with their 1993 release Hints, Allegations and Things Left Unsaid, and their mega #1 hit “Shine”. Tickets available at the Black Knight Inn or at blackknightinn.com.
April 11: Volunteer Impact Awards Gala. Sylvan Lake. More information - www.sylvanlake.ca/2013-01-23-17-54-43/spring-events
April 16-19: Red Deer College. Ten Lost Years. True stories of the Great Depression. The never talked about and rarely written about decade in Canadian history comes to life in the poignant stories told by people who survived it. This inspiring and sometimes shocking play will make you laugh and cry as prairie families watch their farms turn into deserts from hoppers and drought and freight-trains filled with hoboes, criss-crossing the country in search of work. This is an inspiring, uplifting play about bravery-one you will not forget! Tickets available at the Black Knight Ticket Center. For more information, visit www.rdc.ab.ca/showtime.
April 18: Good Friday
April 19: momstown Central Alberta Community Celebration from 10am to 2pm at Collicutt Centre. Free event for the whole family! Free swag bags for the first 100 families! Easter Egg hunt for the kids! Lots of interactive activities for the whole family! Bouncy Castles! For more information, visit central-alberta.momstown.ca.
April 21: Easter Monday
April 22: Earth Day
April 26: 3rd Annual Spring into Summer Expo! April 26th from 10-4pm at the iHotel Red Deer. Swag bags to the first 100 people through the doors! Fundraiser for the LITTLE WARRIORS! Enter to win Fabulous door prizes! Shop over 50 businesses! Choose from sweets and treats, baby boutiques, candles and wax to mortgage and tax! Home decor and so much more! This is a show you do not want to miss out on! Free Admission and Free parking! See you there!
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