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February 2020

Wednesday

February 26, 2020

Celtic Illusion

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm 4847A - 19 Street

Make sure you check out Celtic Illusion coming to the Centrium at Westerner Park on, Wednesday, February 26 at 7:30 pm. The show for ALL ages cleverly fuses awe-inspiring contemporary Irish Dance with mind-blowing magic and grand illusions. A sensory experience like no other, audiences will be kept on the edge of their seats and left wanting more. Tickets can be purchased through Tickets Alberta box office, https://www.ticketsalberta.com/event/celtic-illusion/

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MiniMAG: Wooden Spoon Puppets

9:30 am - 11:00 am 4525 - 47A Avenue

Puppets! Who doesn't like puppets? Program runs: Every Wednesday morning from 9:30 – 11 am. This program runs September to June every year. Cost: -$2/child for those with family or grandparent memberships -$3/child for those without a family or grandparent membership. It gives the youngest artists in our community a chance to come and create a new piece of art every week. All of our projects are geared towards kids under 5 and are easily adapted to the different skills and abilities of all kids. For more program information, call 403-309-8405 or email museum@reddeer.ca.

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Red Deer Rock N' Gem Show

10:00 am - 8:00 pm 4847A - 19th Street

The 6th Annual Red Deer Rock N’ Gem Show February 26th-March 1st, 2020 Our resident Indiana Jones of Minerals is at it again and the mineral kingdom will never be the same. The crystal kingdom has called to this gemstone junkie, and he has traveled the world to bring his favorites back to you! So mark your calendars Rockhounds, to join Chris and his band of adventurous souls for a five-day mineral experience you will never forget! With tons of hand-selected pieces, Brazil, Bulgaria, Morocco, Uruguay, Canada, and so many other fantastic destinations are represented at this family-friendly event. You will find many treasures like Lemurian quartz clusters, citrine cathedrals, agate mantle slabs, fossils, smoky quartz, high-end minerals, Canadian sapphires, and one-of-a-kind pieces that only Mother Nature herself could provide… You will find it all at the 2020 Rock N’ Gem Shows! So, grab your camera, invite your family & Friends, and leave some room in the back of the truck. Get there early for the best selection and get there often to see it all! Red Deer Rock N’ Gem Show February 26th-March 1st, 2020 Family Friendly & Free Admission Hours: Wed, Thurs, Fri, & Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 10am-5pm For more information go to canadagemshows.com

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Thursday

February 27, 2020

Veal Skit Improv

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm 4816 - 50 Avenue

Join Veal Skit for a night of Improv at the Scott Block theatre Thursday, February 27th. Long-Form! All improv, All night! We don’t know what will happen, you don’t know, everything is made up on the spot, so be prepared to laugh the night away! Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door or http://bit.ly/37CqI8y

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Trouble at the Top: Polar Bears In A Warming Arctic

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm 100 College Blvd, Red Deer

Red Deer River Naturalists and RDC Science Department present Dr. Andrew Derocher's Trouble at the Top: Polar Bears in A Warming Arctic. Dr. Drocher’s current research is focused on understanding the effects of climate change on polar bears. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed papers on polar bears and is a member and past Chair of the IUCN/SSC Polar Bear Specialist Group. This is a free event, and everyone is welcome.

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Friday

February 28, 2020

General Sloshpital

7:30 pm - 10:30 pm 4816 - 50 Avenue

Bull Skit Comedy and the Scott Block Theatre presents General Sloshpital, a Canadian medical comedy-drama Improv Show. This series focuses on the fictional lives of surgical interns, residents and whoever else, as they evolve into seasoned doctors. All the while constantly trying to keep up their alcohol intake, maintaining personal lives, relationships, and whatever else. Check it out at the Scott Block Theatre Friday, February 28. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door or online at Eventbrite at http://bit.ly/37zHEN1

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54th Annual Red Deer Sports and Outdoor Show

4:00 pm - 9:00 pm 4847A - 19 Street

The 54th Annual Red Deer Sports and Outdoor show is happening at the Westerner Park's Prairie and Stockmen's Pavilion. The public can browse and buy products; from hunting and fishing lodge vacations, houseboat rentals, camping to white water rafting, RV’s, boats, ATV’s, scuba diving, hunting and fishing accessories, taxidermy, outdoor art, and golfing. In fact, if it’s outdoors-oriented, they will probably have it there. Tickets can be purchased at the door and are $12 Adult,$8 for youth 12-17 and under 12 years of age free. There are family passes available for Sunday, March 01st for $35(2 adults & 2 youth) available only online at Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/red-deer-sports-outdoor-show-tickets-83491069035

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Friday Family Dance

6:15 pm - 11:00 pm 4214 - 58 Street

Come on down to the Festival hall Friday, February 28th for the Friday Family dance presented by the Country Pride Dance Club, City of Red Deer Culture Services, Red Deer Arts Council and the Friday Family Dance committee. This is a family-friendly event, with live music by Trent Agecoutay & Friends and a DJ, everybody is welcome. Tickets are $20 Family online or $25 at the Door. Single adult $10, Youth $5.00 and ages 3 and under free. Please go to their website and it will connect you to their link to purchase your tickets online.

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As long as We Both Shall Live

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm 2929 - 50 Avenue

As Long As We Both Shall Live is playing at the Back Knight Inn February 14-29, dinner theatre at its best. Quirky genius Addison Ashe has finally met a man who can keep up with her -- the wealthy and charming Jamie Wilcox. But marrying Jamie means wrangling with his disapproving mother, as well as her favorite over-the-top wedding planner, Raul. When Raul is poisoned at the rehearsal dinner, tensions between the clever bride and her mother-in-law to be, go from heated to full-on inferno when Mrs. Wilcox points to Addison as the killer. Can Addison solve the case before sashaying down the aisle, or is she in for a honeymoon behind bars? Tickets are Thur dinner $70.25 Fri dinner $71.35 Sat dinner $71.35 Sun brunch $70.25. You can book your tickets by going to the Black Knight Ticket Centre, calling them at 403-755-6626 or booking them online

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Saturday

February 29, 2020

Polar Plunge 2020

10:00 am - 1:30 pm 85 Boyce Street

Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Alberta and Alberta Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics present 2020 Polar Plunge Saturday, February 29th. Registration begins at 10:00 am and the opening ceremonies start at 11:00 am at the Bower-Kin Community Centre. We can't wait to see your pawesome plungers out, so brush off your frozen goggles and take the plunge because there's no better way to start the year than to be freezin for a reason.

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Winter Wonder Wranch 2020

5:00 pm - 11:59 pm 2929 50 Avenue

Music4MS, The Black Knight Inn and the people of Wright Wranch have all joined forces to present to you one amazing night of Music like no other. Thirteen great central Alberta bands) will be performing live non stop for a continuous 8 hours under the same roof once again for the second annual Winter Wonder Wranch!! This is an independent music event that fully supports the Music4MS foundation that helps raise funds and spreads awareness about MS which is geared to help the people who have this disease. The show only ticket is $25 and the Dinner and Show combo is $65.Tickets available at The Black Knight Inn or online at http://bit.ly/38v6sXM.The door opens for cocktails at 5:00pm for dinner ticket holders and the show starts at 7:30pm .

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54th Annual Red Deer Sports and Outdoor Show

9:00 am - 7:00 pm 4847A - 19 Street

The 54th Annual Red Deer Sports and Outdoor show is happening at the Westerner Park's Prairie and Stockmen's Pavilion. The public can browse and buy products; from hunting and fishing lodge vacations, houseboat rentals, camping to white water rafting, RV’s, boats, ATV’s, scuba diving, hunting and fishing accessories, taxidermy, outdoor art, and golfing. In fact, if it’s outdoors-oriented, they will probably have it there. Tickets can be purchased at the door and are $12 Adult,$8 for youth 12-17 and under 12 years of age free. There are family passes available for Sunday, March 01st for $35(2 adults & 2 youth) available only online at Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/red-deer-sports-outdoor-show-tickets-83491069035

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MAGSaturday: Mini Art Nouveau

1:00 am - 4:00 am 4525 - 47A Avenue

Art Nouveau is a decorative style using natural elements and organic forms. You will paint a beautiful figure with watercolours and markers embellished with a frame of organic designs, in an art nouveau style. Drop in family art making! MAGnificent Saturdays welcomes all ages and abilities to participate in a fun art project every week! Work with a local artist to get your project going or on your own with a set of customized instructions. We supply the artist, materials, the studio and the instructions - you supply the imagination! This is a wonderful opportunity for learning, creating and exploring new materials! -Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) -Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG Annual family membership for $30/yr or grandparent membership $25/yr. -Drop-in… no registration required -Ages 3 & under are free -Create art with your kids! -Saturday afternoons from 1:00 - 4:00 pm -Programs offered all year round -Activities take approx. 20-45 minutes to complete For more program information, call 403-309-8405 or email museum@reddeer.ca.

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As long as We Both Shall Live

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm 2929 - 50 Avenue

As Long As We Both Shall Live is playing at the Back Knight Inn February 14-29, dinner theatre at its best. Quirky genius Addison Ashe has finally met a man who can keep up with her -- the wealthy and charming Jamie Wilcox. But marrying Jamie means wrangling with his disapproving mother, as well as her favorite over-the-top wedding planner, Raul. When Raul is poisoned at the rehearsal dinner, tensions between the clever bride and her mother-in-law to be, go from heated to full-on inferno when Mrs. Wilcox points to Addison as the killer. Can Addison solve the case before sashaying down the aisle, or is she in for a honeymoon behind bars? Tickets are Thur dinner $70.25 Fri dinner $71.35 Sat dinner $71.35 Sun brunch $70.25. You can book your tickets by going to the Black Knight Ticket Centre, calling them at 403-755-6626 or booking them online

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2020 Wedding Showcase at Special Event Rentals

10:00 am - 2:00 pm 18 Mckenzie Dr

One of the biggest wedding showcase events in Red Deer is back. There are also great deals you won’t want to miss! Join us at Special Event Rentals for our 2020 Wedding Showcase. Get offers of up to 50% OFF* on select rental items! Be amazed at our large inventory of wedding rental products. You will not want to miss it! Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020 Time: 10 AM – 2 PM Location: Special Event Rentals Address: #101, 18 Mckenzie Dr, Red Deer County, AB, T4S 2H4 Cost: General Admission is FREE! ——————————— * Offers Valid at Red Deer location only. Some Conditions Apply. See In-store For Additional Details.

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