Red Deer Christmas Light Exchange

The City of Red Deer will kick off the third annual Christmas Light Exchange program on Monday, October 24, 2011 at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre. This program, offered in partnership by The City of Red Deer and Kerry Wood Nature Centre, helps Red Deerians to save energy and money over the holiday season. Read more

Gallery I.S. Set to Close

One of Red Deer’s cultural hot spots will be closing at the end of the year. Gallery I.S., voted as Red Deer’s best gallery multiple times, will be closing its doors for the last time on Boxing Day. Gallery I.S. will be missed in the downtown. Good luck to owners Jeri-Lyn Ing and Erika Schulz in all future initiatives. Read more

Earthdance Red Deer Joins in Global Festival for Peace

On Saturday, September 24 at 5:00 PM, when Earthdance Red Deer takes a moment to share in the non-denominational prayer for peace, they will join with folks in Zurich, Switzerland (1:00 AM), Brisbane, Australia (9:00 AM), Santiago, Chile (7:00 PM) and dozens of other communities around the world in a simultaneous intention. 2011 marks the 14th annual Earthdance festival world wide, and Red Deer has participated since 2005. This global music and dance festival is a celebration of peace, social justice and environmental consciousness, and raises funds in each community for a local charity. Red Deer’s chosen organization this year is Art from the Streets. Read more

Red Deer Bottling Small Business Award

Red Deer Bottling has funded a bursary for Central Albertan small businesses through Red Deer College. The Red Deer Bottling Small Business Award is awarded to a Central Albertan business with 25 or fewer employees, and have not previously won the award. The $5000 can be used towards tuition in courses offered through the Donald School of Business. Courses may be taken at the RDC Main Campus, Donald School of Business or online courses. Applications are being accepted until September 30, 2011. Read more

New Downtown Attraction Officially Open

Central Alberta Theatre’s City Centre Stage, the brand new, state of the art live theatre in the old Uptown Cinema building held its grand opening on September 7th, with a crowd of dignitaries and theatre lovers enjoying an evening of entertainment in the new facility. Read more

The Red Deer Downtown Business Association Seeks Executive Director

The Red Deer Downtown Business Association seeks a dynamic individual to lead our team.This challenging, full-time role is perfect for an experienced professional with a proven track record in leading an organization in identifying and achieving strategic goals. The successful candidate must have expertise in project and operational management and is a first-rate planner, communicator, marketer, facilitator, promoter and leader. You have strong administrative skills, including budgeting and accounting, are computer literate and your post-secondary education is relevant. Special events, new media and stakeholder engagement experience is an asset. Read more

Treehouse Youth Theatre Season Approaches

The Treehouse Youth Theatre season will be opening again soon, as Artistic Director Matt Gould will begin meeting with budding young thespians on Saturday afternoons beginning on September 10th. Read more

TEDx Red Deer Offers Opportunity To Downtown Businesses

October 20th has Red Deer hosting one of the most exciting events of 2011, the 1st ever TEDX Red Deer conference. The theme of TEDX is Ideas Worth Sharing and it is valued by the movers and shakers in our community. These are a people group that understand the power of connections and relationships, especially the ones in their local communities. Read more

Kia-Ora Resto Lounge Opens!

Kia-Ora is a resto-lounge located at 4909 49th Street Millenium Centre. A resto-lounge trendy upscale bar and lounge that offers fusion cuisine, usually tapas-style small plates, in addition to highly stylized specialty drinks. Read more

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