Veterans’ Park Construction To Begin

Construction to complete the remaining work on the park including replacing temporary cement work with the appropriate pavers, crosswalk work and work along the south side of Ross Street will start on Monday. Read more

The Trashbusters Throw Down A Challenge To Downtown Businesses and Residents

You are challenged to participate in Green Deer 2011, an annual city clean-up that started on Monday, April 18, and runs until Sunday, June 19. Red Deerians don’t like litter. Most would never dream of littering, and an astounding number come forth each spring – individually, in groups, and as businesses – armed with pickers, gloves and bags, to clean up the trash and litter that have accumulated through the winter. During the Green Deer campaign and throughout the year, the careless actions of a few are cancelled out by the energy and caring of the majority – the people who love Red Deer and take pride in the beauty of our community. Read more

Welcome to New Downtown Businesses

The Downtown is constantly changing, with new shops and businesses opening. We have seen a number of new businesses open their doors in the recent months, and we would like to take this time to welcome all of our new downtown neighbours. Read more

Downtown Seeks New 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. Read more

Spring Street Sweeping Upcoming!

Every spring, the City of Red Deer undertakes a large scale street sweeping to remove the sanding materials and debris left on our roadways throughout the winter. The main roadways are swept first, followed by residential. The City is planning on beginning street sweeping the busiest downtown streets, Ross Street and Gaetz Avenue, on Sunday April 17, beginning at 7 am. Read more

Prana 4 Life Chakra Yoga Classes

Prana 4 Life has released the schedule for their 12 week Chakra Yoga Classes. Classes are running from April 14 – June 30 at Living Nutirtion Studio, 3301 50th Avenue. Read more

CentreFest: Same Time, New Place

Downtown Red Deer will once again come alive with outrageous acts of wonder, amazement and comedy at CentreFest on the weekend of July 30th and 31st, 2011 – but at a new site. CentreFest will take place on 48th Street at Rotary Recreation Park between 47 and 48 Avenues on Saturday, from Noon to 8pm and Sunday, from Noon to 6pm. The ATCO Gas Kick-Off BBQ will again be held in City Hall Park at Noon on Friday, July 29th. Read more

Green Deer 2011

Green Deer 2011 will be running from April 18 to June 19. Green Deer is a city wide clean up program that encourages Red Deerians to pick up litter in our parks and neighbourhoods. This is a great opportunity to get outside and be active with the whole family. Interested individuals can register in person at the Recreation Centre, Collicutt Centre or G.H. Dawe Centre, or the Green Deer Kick Off Barbecue on Monday April 18, from 5:00 – 6:30 pm at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre, or by calling 403-309-8411. Read more

Red Deer Public Library Adds Digital Library

Citizens of Red Deer can now download eBooks and eAudiobooks to our digital devices through the Red Deer Public Library. The RDPL has subscribed to Overdrive, a software program that will allow people with a RDPL card to download. Read more

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