Whether you're walking or cycling along the trails, or simply enjoying the stunning scenery, remember that every action counts when it comes to preserving our planet. Let’s celebrate the beauty of our planet and raise awareness about the need to preserve it for future generations. Click here for some practical ways to celebrate Earth Day 2023!
Green Deer is a Spring Cleanup Campaign that runs from March 21 to May 31, 2023. You can do your part to help keep our city clean by registering for the Spring Cleanup Campaign and picking up litter in your backyard, around your neighbourhood, or in a favourite green space. Parents and teachers can use the Green Deer Spring Cleanup Campaign as an opportunity to show children and teens that we are all responsible for our own actions, to foster a mindset of environmental stewardship, and to teach the safe handling and disposal of different types of waste.
Website: www.waskasoopark.ca When: March 21 – May 31, 2023 Where: Kerry Wood Nature Centre, 6300 45 Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 3M4
Registration for the Spring Cleanup Campaign is free, fast, and easy. Everyone is encouraged to register so Green Deer organizers can distribute cleaning supplies, track the areas that have been cleaned, and recognize volunteer work. All registrants are automatically entered to win prizes!
Celebrate Earth Day with Blue Grass Garden Centre. Get a free Collicutt Centre family pass with a minimum $50 purchase in store. For kids, there will be planting workshops held from 10am-4pm in the Garden Centre on Earth Day. These workshops are a fun and educational way for children to learn about the importance of plants and gardening. They will have the opportunity to get their hands dirty and plant their own seeds or seedlings to take home and watch grow. This Saturday, April 22, Blue Grass Nursery is also sponsoring a FREE family swim time at the Collicutt Centre from 12pm – 2pm. Celebrate the beauty of our planet and raise awareness about the need to preserve it for future generations!
Celebrate Earth Day with Kerry Wood Nature Centre. They are hosting a crafting in the garden event with Earth Day themed games and a story, this program is the perfect way to introduce Earth-friendly ideas and actions to the little ones in your life.
Website: www.waskasoopark.ca When: Saturday, April 22 (1:00 – 2:00 pm) Where: Kerry Wood Nature Centre, 6300 45 Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 3M4 Cost: $5+ GST/per family
This upcoming weekend looks beautiful, so why not venture out into the great outdoors? You could take a stroll through the Red Deer trail system, which offers more than 110 km of conveniently accessible, paved paths for walking, biking, and scootering. These trails link visitors to beautiful green spaces and park highlights. The breathtaking scenery you'll encounter along the way will undoubtedly make for wonderful memories and stunning photographs. Follow the link below to view the Red Deer trail map.
It's week 2 of Prime Stock Theatre's Solo Show Festival. It's a Double Bill with TWO one-act shows, The Commandment which is written & performed by Phil Rickaby, and directed by Richard Beaune. The second show is Searching for Marceau, which is written & performed by Trevor Copp and directed by Richard Beaune.
Website: www.primestocktheatre.com When: Friday, April 21, Saturday, April 22 and Sunday April 23, 2023 Where: Scott Block Theatre, 4816 – 50 Ave Red Deer
Gasoline Alley Farmers' Market is a bustling indoor marketplace located in Red Deer County. This year-round market is a celebration of local farmers, producers, and artisans, and is open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Explore the wide range of local baked goods, handmade crafts, fresh produce, and artisanal brews. Join them for Game Night on Saturday, April 15th in the Market Kitchen from 5:30pm-7:30pm - it's free and family-friendly! On Sunday, April 16th, participate in a hands-on herb garden workshop and discover how to cultivate your own herbs at home.
Website: www.gasolinealleymarket.ca When: Fridays and Saturdays 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, and Sundays, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Where: 558 Laura Avenue, Red Deer County, Alberta
Join the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery this Saturday, April 22 for the final day of the Red Deer Polytechnic Visual Art Student Exhibition, Long Live. Drop in and join a MAG staff member for a 2 pm tour. The exhibition, Long Live, consists of first and second year student work in media representational of what is taught in the Visual Art Program at Red Deer Polytechnic (RDP).
Website: www.reddeermuseum.com When: Saturday April 22, 2023, 2:00-3:00 pm Where: 4525-47A Avenue Red Deer, Alberta
If you are getting excited for golf season, check out Golf Zone. It is a state-of-the-art golf recreation and entertainment facility featuring the world’s best indoor golf simulator technology. This is a great weekend to practise your swing and get ready for summer.
10. Alberta Sports Hall of Fame Hurry on down to the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame, which is located along Highway 2. Interactive games, sports memorabilia, and all of the sport-related fun await you at this renowned facility! This year they are also introducing e-scooters, e-bikes, and electric Fat bikes for rent, a great time to explore the wonderful trails located behind the building.