18

April 2024

Red Deer Branch of the Alberta Genealogical Society - Meeting

Red Deer Branch of the Alberta Genealogicl Society will be holding their monthly meeting on Thursday April 18 at 7:00 pm at the LDS Church 3002 - 47 Street, Red Deer. Guest speaker Morris Flewelling will be speaking about education in Red Deer from early times to the present.  Public is welcome to attend. Members can also attend via Zoom.

 

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 3002 47 Ave
  • 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

18

April 2024

Red Deer Branch of The Alberta Genealogical Society

Red Deer Branch of the Alberta Genealogical Society monthly meeting will be held on Thrusday April 18, 2024 at 7:00 pm at the LDS Church, 3002 - 47 Street, Red Deer.  Guest speaker MORRIS FLEWELLING will be speaking about education in Red Deer from early times to the present.  Public is welcome to attend. Members can also attend by Zoom.

  • LDS Church (Bower), 3002 - 47 Street
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

20

April 2024

Earth Day Art Workshop

Join Ellis Bird Farm and local artist Sally Towers-Sybblis for an Earth Day themed mandala workshop! She will guide participants through the creation of their own mandala art, with the possibility to make two mandalas if time allows. This session runs on Saturday, April 20 from 10am-4pm. There will be time for lunch, so please make sure you bring one with you! The cost of this session is $65 per person, plus a $15 materials fee for a total of $80 per person. Only 15 spots are available so don't wait to register!

  • Ellis Bird Farm, 39502 Range Road 260
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

20

April 2024

KIDS Workshop: (3yrs+) Spring Chick Succulent at Parkland Garden Centre

April 20 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Cost: $12+GST

(see poster)

Register online at parklandgarden.ca and click on top right corner for workshops or call 403-346-5613.

  • Parkland Nurseries & Garden Centre , 26554 HWY 11
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

24

April 2024

Paging all Writers: a casual meetup for writers of all types

Meet other Red Deer and Central Alberta writers to socialize and talk about writing.

Downtown Branch, Level 2
Wednesdays, April 24, May 29, June 26
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Registration encouraged at rdpl.org/events or phone 403-346-4576.

  • Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch, 4818 49 ST
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

25

April 2024

Healing in Life & Loss: Reconcile Grief & Trauma

Every Thursday Evening April 25th to May 30th, 2024 (6:30PM-9:00PM), Facilitator: Patricia Popoff, Registered Social Worker, Masters in Grief Counselling, Clinical Traumatologist, Mental Health Professional. Presents: Experiential Therapy/Support 6 Week Group to Reduce Triggers, Stress & Anxiety In This Changing World, Heal Grief, Trauma, & Relationships, Heal Past & Present Experiences, Make Peace with The Past & Feel Empowered In The Present, Create Life Fulfillment. Commitment is $290 including supplies & Refreshments Call to Register: 403-391-3882 (Benefit reimbursement possible) 

  • Safe Solace Inspired Healing, 104C, 4315-55 Ave
  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

27

April 2024

FAMILY HISTORY FAIR

Are you interested in learning more about your family history? The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Alberta Genealogical Society Red Deer Branch are hosting a FREE Family History Fair on Saturday April 27, 2024 from 8:30 to 4:00 pm. Doors open at 8:15 am. There are sessions to help you learn how to do family history in a variety of ways for the beginner and those with some experience.

The event is FREE but registration in required. The event will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 3002 47 Ave Red Deer.

  1. For more information, session descriptions, schedule, and registration link go to the website at:  https://rdfamilyhistoryfair.blogspot.com
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3002 47 Ave
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

27

April 2024

2024 Family History Fair

Are you interested in learning more about your family history? The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day 
Saints and the Alberta Genealogical Society Red Deer Branch are hosting a Free Family History Fair on 
Saturday, April 27, 2024 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Doors open at 8:15 am. There are sessions to help 
you learn how to do family history in a variety of ways for the beginner and those with some experience.
The event is Free but registration is required. The event will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of 
Latter-day Saints at 3002 47 Ave, Red Deer.
For more information, session descriptions, schedule, and registration link go to the website at: 
https://rdfamilyhistoryfair.blogspot.com

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 3002 - 47 Ave
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

27

April 2024

Mountain Bluebird Workshop

Ellis Bird Farm's site manager Carolyn and biologist Natalia are excited to bring this workshop, where they'll discuss all things Mountain Bluebird! This workshop will feature information about bluebirds, how to start your own nestbox trail, maintaining a nestbox trail, monitoring nestboxes, and completing nest checks. If you've been wanting to start your own bluebird trail, then this is certainly the workshop for you. It will run Saturday, April 27 from 1-3pm and is only $10 per person.

  • Ellis Bird Farm, 39502 Range Road 260
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

27

April 2024

Monthly Walk in make and take gemstone bracelet workshop

Join us every month on a Saturday for a dazzling day of creativity and fun at our Gemstone Bracelet Make and Take Event!
 
Date: every 3rd saturday 
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Crystals and Sun Signs, 6782 50th Ave Bay #4

$10 each bracelet, no prepayment or booking required! FCFS
 
 Apr 27 - May 25 - June 22 - July 20
Easy as 1 - 2 - 3!
1. walk in, get your elastic
2. sit down and pick your beads
3. enjoy your creation!
 
Unleash your inner artist and craft your own stunning gemstone bracelet! No experience necessary - just come ready to have a blast.
For just $10, you'll have access to all the materials needed to create your masterpiece. From vibrant beads to sturdy elastic cords, we've got you covered! Plus, our friendly staff will be on hand to offer guidance and inspiration every step of the way.
Spaces are limited, so be sure to arrive early to secure your spot! It's first-come, first-served, and you won't want to miss out on this unforgettable experience.
Mark your calendars and invite your friends - let's make some beautiful bracelets together! ✨
 
Please note: Bringing your own supplies is not permitted. 
  • Crystals and Sun Signs, 6782 50th Ave, Bay #4
  • 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

11

May 2024

Kids Workshop: (3yrs+) Mother's Day Succulent

May 11 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Cost: $12+GST 

(see poster)

Register online at parklandgarden.ca and click on top right corner for workshops or call 403-346-5613.

 

  • Parkland Nurseries & Garden Centre , 26554 HWY 11
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

14

May 2024

CNIB at the Library - Tech Help

Presented by Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB).

This tech help program is for anyone using assistive technology or anyone with questions on using this technology such as Daisy Readers, Smart Keyboards and more.

Registration is required for these programs.

Register online at rdpl.org or phone 403-346-4576 to reserve your spot.

 

  • Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch, 4818 49 ST
  • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

14

May 2024

CNIB at the Library - Café

Presented by Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB).

Connect with others who are living with sight loss. Join us for coffee, conversation and support.

Registration is required for these programs. Register online at rdpl.org or phone 403-346-4576 to reserve your spot.

 

  • Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch, 4818 49 ST
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

20

May 2024

Bee Collage Art Workshop

Join Ellis Nature Centre and local artist Lauren Cowles for a bee art collage workshop on Ellis Nature Centre's opening day, Monday, May 20! Participants are sure to leave this workshop buzzing with excitement for the wonderful bee themed artwork they made. The class will take place from 10am-1pm and is $55 per person, which covers all required materials. Anyone aged 12+ is welcome to attend for what is sure to be a wonderful, creative filled morning. Only 20 spots are available, so don't miss out!

  • Ellis Nature Centre, 39502 Range Road 260
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

25

May 2024

AWES Berry Shrub Planting

On May 25, AWES will be on the Ellis Nature Centre site hosting a day full of planting fruit and food shrubs. We need your help to plant as many shrubs and bushes as possible so we can create & enhance habitat for the wildlife on our site.

  • Ellis Nature Centre, 39502 Range Road 260
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

26

May 2024

Citizen Science Butterfly Count Training

Join Dr. Delano Lewis's Butterfly Species Count project at Ellis Nature Centre. Dr. Lewis from Burman University is reaching out to Central Albertans to assist in this Citizen Science project. The training session will help you learn how to identify butterflies and conduct the butterfly counts. Butterfly count volunteers will conduct 1 hour butterfly counts throughout the summer at ENC, adding essential data to this multi-year project. Training sessions are free and refreshments will be served.

  • Ellis Nature Centre, 39502 Range Road 260
  • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

1

June 2024

Hummingbird Planter Workshop

Join Ellis Nature Centre on Saturday, June 1 as we make hummingbird planters! The flowers and plants on hand will be selected with the purpose of attracting hummingbirds and other pollinators to your yard. The knowledgeable folks from Parkland Garden Centre will also be on hand to help with planter design. The $80 fee allows each participant to make one planter to take home with them. Pick between two times - 11am or 1pm. There are only 20 spots available in each time block and this workshop always fills fast, so don't wait to register!

  • Ellis Nature Centre, 39502 Range Road 260
  • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

1

June 2024

Hummingbird Planter Workshop

Join Ellis Nature Centre on Saturday, June 1 as we make hummingbird planters! The flowers and plants on hand will be selected with the purpose of attracting hummingbirds and other pollinators to your yard. The knowledgeable folks from Parkland Garden Centre will also be on hand to help with planter design. The $80 fee allows each participant to make one planter to take home with them. Pick between two times - 11am or 1pm. There are only 20 spots available in each time block and this workshop always fills fast, so don't wait to register!

  • Ellis Nature Centre, 39502 Range Road 260
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

2

June 2024

Medicine Wheel Quilled Earring Workshop

Join Ellis Nature Centre on Sunday, June 2 from 1-4pm as we host Sharon L’Hirondelle-Whiskeyjack, an Alberta Plains Cree Elder & Creator. In this workshop, she'll be sharing her knowledge of porcupines and the medicine wheel as participants learn to make their own medicine wheel quilled earrings. The fee for this class is $50 and there are only 20 spots available.

  • Ellis Nature Centre, 39502 Range Road 260
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

8

June 2024

Lino Cut Bird Print Workshop

Local artist Erin Boake will be joining Ellis Nature Centre on Saturday, June 8 from 1-3pm for what's sure to be an amazing art workshop! She'll teach participants how to make their own lino cut outline of a bird, to then create a unique print from their lino cut. The fee for the workshop is $40. The age for the workshop is 8+ so while it is kid focused, adults are welcome too!

  • Ellis Nature Centre, 39502 Range Road 260
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

9

June 2024

Citizen Science Butterfly Count Training

Join Dr. Delano Lewis's Butterfly Species Count project at Ellis Nature Centre. Dr. Lewis from Burman University is reaching out to Central Albertans to assist in this Citizen Science project. The training session will help you learn how to identify butterflies and conduct the butterfly counts. Butterfly count volunteers will conduct 1 hour butterfly counts throughout the summer at ENC, adding essential data to this multi-year project. Training sessions are free and refreshments will be served.

  • Ellis Nature Centre, 39502 Range Road 260
  • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

11

June 2024

CNIB at the Library - Tech Help

Presented by Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB).

This tech help program is for anyone using assistive technology or anyone with questions on using this technology such as Daisy Readers, Smart Keyboards and more.

Registration is required for these programs.

Register online at rdpl.org or phone 403-346-4576 to reserve your spot.

 

  • Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch, 4818 49 ST
  • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

11

June 2024

CNIB at the Library - Café

Presented by Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB).

Connect with others who are living with sight loss. Join us for coffee, conversation and support.

Registration is required for these programs. Register online at rdpl.org or phone 403-346-4576 to reserve your spot.

 

  • Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch, 4818 49 ST
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2

July 2024

Summer Adventures at Red Deer Polytechnic

This summer, don't wait for the fun to find you; go out and find it with Summer Adventures at Red Deer Polytechnic! Whether your interest lies in creative arts, dance, music, sports or theatre, Summer Adventures at Red Deer Polytechnic has a camp to help you grow and develop your talents, build friendships and have fun!

Camps:

  • Dance Like a Royal Dance Camps
  • Kings & Queens Sports Camps
  • Artstrek
  • MusiCamp Alberta
  • SummerScapes

For more information, visit rdpolytech.ca/SummerAdventures

  • Red Deer Polytechnic, 100 College Bl
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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