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• The Kappa Klas­sic an­nual char­ity soft­ball tour­na­ment, hosted by Kappa Beta Gamma, a lo­cal in­ter­na­tional soror­ity at the Univer­sity of Leth­bridge, will take place Sept. 15 at Soft­ball Val­ley to raise money for Leth­bridge Spe­cial Olympics. Games will start at 10 a.m. and there will be 4 in­nings to each game. The length of the tour­na­ment is de­pen­dent on the num­ber of teams reg­is­tered. Ad­mis­sion cost for spec­ta­tors is $5 per per­son (re-en­try per­mit­ted). Con­ces­sion will be open through­out the tour­na­ment and there will be 50/50 sold all day to be drawn at the end of the tour­na­ment. All pro­ceeds raised will be do­nated to Leth­bridge Spe­cial Olympics.

• Her­itage Acres Farm Mu­seum will hold a Fall Fair Sept. 15 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the mu­seum north and east of Pincher Creek and the Old­man Dam. En­trance is $10 per adult; kids 16 years and un­der get in free. It’s a fun day for the whole fam­ily start­ing with a $5 pan­cake break­fast run­ning un­til 10:30. Ex­hibits and demon­stra­tions will run all day, in­clud­ing but­ter­mak­ing, kids’ ac­tiv­i­ties, ven­dors and a food con­ces­sion. Due South Dog Sports will en­ter­tain, with some of the dogs herd­ing sheep. There will once again be an Heir­loom Hand­i­work Ex­hibit. Please phone Barb at 403-627-3388 if you have her­itage hand­i­work you would be will­ing to loan for dis­play at the fair for the day. There will be sev­eral field demon­stra­tions and a trac­tor pull with trac­tors from 1960-1969. For more de­tails, phone 403-627-2082 or email her­itageacres­far­m­mu­seum@gmail.com. • The 12th An­nual Rob Dixon Memo­rial Clas­sic Car Show hosted by

Logic Lum­ber will take place Sept. 15 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Logic Lum­ber Car Mu­seum, 214 31 St. N. Pro­ceeds will again ben­e­fit In­ter­faith Food Bank. Fea­tur­ing clas­sic cars, mus­cle cars, mo­tor­cy­cles and hot rods. Free ad­mis­sion for spec­ta­tors. $10 show en­try fee; reg­is­tra­tion 8–10 a.m., or call 403-3287755. All reg­is­tered ve­hi­cles el­i­gi­ble for door prizes, and Logic Lum­ber will give away an 8-x-12-foot shed built by Fox Build­ings (each en­try re­quires a $10 do­na­tion to In­ter­faith Food Bank). Raf­fle tick­ets for the shed are avail­able ahead of the event as well, at both Logic Lum­ber and In­ter­faith Food Bank. • The Dutch Cana­dian Club Fall Bar­be­cue will take place Sept. 15 start­ing at 3 p.m. at the Pa­van Park pic­nic en­clo­sure lo­cated in the river­bot­tom in north Leth­bridge. In­cludes free BBQ for mem­bers, $7.50 for non-mem­bers (chil­dren free). Bring your chil­dren or grand­chil­dren for food and games (weather per­mit­ting). Non-mem­bers please re­serve by call­ing 403-345-5098 or 403-394-8831 so there would be am­ple food for all. • The Cana­dian Fed­er­a­tion of Univer­sity Women Leth­bridge and Dis­trict will host their an­nual Fall Re­cep­tion Sept. 15 from 2-4 p.m. at Casa, 230 8 St. S. CFUW is open to all women con­cerned with ad­vo­cacy on com­mu­nity, na­tional and in­ter­na­tional is­sues. Mem­bers fundraise to pro­vide Univer­sity of Leth­bridge schol­ar­ships, vol­un­teer with ele­men­tary stu­dents to help with their read­ing skills, and have on­go­ing work with Arches/Har­bour House, just to name a few projects. The club also hosts a monthly book group, a paint­ing group and so­cial out­ings. It in­vites stim­u­lat­ing guest speak­ers to lunches and the an­nual Per­son’s Day Break­fast in Oc­to­ber. Come and learn about this year’s pro­gram. Tea, cof­fee and snacks pro­vided. • The Sec­ond An­nual Wil­son Com­mu­nity Craft Sale will take place Sept. 15 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Wil­son Mid­dle School gym­na­sium. The craft sale will be held in con­junc­tion with the Pig and Pump­kin Fes­ti­val. Lo­cal ven­dors will be fea­tured in the sale, which will also in­clude food, fun and games for young­sters and a raf­fle ta­ble.

• Gen­eral Ste­wart Branch of the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion hosts Euchre Satur­days at 10 a.m. Bring your part­ner to play. For more in­for­ma­tion call the of­fice at 403327-6644. • West Wind Gym­nas­tics Club of­fers drop-in fun on Satur­days from 2-4 p.m. It’s a great op­por­tu­nity to prac­tise your gym­nas­tic skills in a friendly, su­per­vised en­vi­ron­ment. Age 5 and un­der $6 and must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult; 6 and older $12. • Gen­eral Ste­wart Branch of the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion hosts Jit­ney Darts

Satur­days at 3 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion call 403-327-6644.

• Are you a male care­giver look­ing for some­thing to do with your chil­dren on a

Satur­day morn­ing? Me and My Dad uses fun to cre­ate a healthy en­vi­ron­ment where dads come to­gether with their chil­dren. Re­la­tion­ships are not only built stronger be­tween fa­ther and child but also life­long friend­ships be­tween fa­thers and their chil­dren. Come down to Fam­ily Cen­tre down­town Satur­days from 9:3011 a.m. Lo­cated at #225, 200 4 Ave. S.

• 55-Plus at Via Church (for­merly River of

Life) wel­comes all to their monthly potluck sup­pers on the third Satur­day of each month at 5:30 p.m. at 2820 18 Ave. N. Please bring a dish to share, and in turn share with our pro­grams/speak­ers, etc. the good­ness of the Lord. For in­for­ma­tion call Pas­tor Al­lyn at 403-3282292 or 403-715-2752, or the church of­fice, 403-320-2005. • The 38th An­nual Leth­bridge Terry Fox Com­mu­nity Run will take place Sept. 16. Reg­is­tra­tion at 11 a.m., with 12 p.m. start; BBQ to fol­low. Run to take place at Ki­wa­nis Pic­nic Shel­ter at Hen­der­son Lake. No en­try fee to par­tic­i­pate. Par­tic­i­pants are wel­come to walk, run, rollerblade, cy­cle. Run is a pet­friendly and wheel­chair friendly event. For more in­for­ma­tion, email leth­brid­geter­ry­foxrun@gmail.com or reg­is­ter on­line at www.ter­ry­fox.ca/ ter­ry­foxrun/leth­bridge. • Con­tem­pla­tio (for­merly Taizé Prayer) Sept. 16 takes at 7:30 place p.m. Re­treat at Cen­tre, the Martha fea­tur­ing ec­u­meni­cal, med­i­ta­tive, mul­ti­lin­gual, mu­si­cal devo­tion, the mu­sic based and style on of ec­u­meni­cal the French re­li­gious com­mu­nity a world-renowned of Taizé, cen­tre of pil­grim­age and prayer. All are in­vited and wel­come. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, please email con­tem­pla­tio.me@gmail.com or call Michael Eb­sworth, 403-327-3473 or 403-308-1251. • Nar­cotics Anony­mous meets Sun­days at 7 p.m. at Chi­nook Meet­ing Hall, 408 13 St. N. (back door en­trance off back al­ley); Tues­days and Thurs­days (new be­gin­ners group), 7 p.m. at Chi­nook Meet­ing Hall; Wed­nes­days,7 p.m. at Christ Trin­ity Lutheran Church, 416 12 St. S. (down­stairs, use south en­trance). De­tails: 403-380-6536. • Alzheimer So­ci­ety Af­ter­noon Care­giver Sup­port Group meets the third Mon­day of each month from 1:15-3 p.m. at #40, 1202 2 Ave. S. (of­fice lo­cated on 12 Street S.) • Free out­door fit camp, for all ages

and all abil­i­ties, runs Mon­days, Wed­nes­days and Fri­days at two lo­ca­tions in the city. A 9:15 a.m. ses­sion will be held at the play­ground on Stafford Drive North, and a 6 p.m. ses­sion will be held at Adams Park at 13 Street and 9 Av­enue North. Call 403-393-5590 for more in­for­ma­tion. • The Leth­bridge Fam­ily His­tory Cen­tre is open Mon­days from 9 a.m.-5

p.m. and Tues­days, Wed­nes­days and Thurs­days from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. The cen­tre will be closed Fri­day, Satur­day, Sun­day and Mon­days of statu­tory hol­i­days. Lo­cated at 1912 10 Ave. S. (down­stairs at south door). Ev­ery­one in­ter­ested in find­ing help in search­ing for an­ces­tors is wel­come to drop in. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 403-328-0206. • Nord-Bridge Se­niors Cen­tre hosts floor curl­ing ev­ery Mon­day at 10 a.m. and Thurs­day at 9 a.m. at the cen­tre, 1904 13 Ave. N. De­tails: phone 403-3293222. • A free work­out group meets Mon­day and Wed­nes­day at 9:15 a.m. at The Gate church, 522 3 Ave. S. For all ages and lev­els. For de­tails, call 403-3935590. • The 9th an­nual Pres­i­dent’s Din­ner and Auc­tion will take place Sept. 18 at the Nord-Bridge Se­niors Cen­tre, 1904 13 Ave. N. Doors open at 4 p.m.; live auc­tion with Dean Oseen and Dick In­den­bosch at 5 p.m. Roast Al­berta beef din­ner at 6 p.m. En­ter­tain­ment by Tom Price and the Dodge Broth­ers at 7:15. Ad­mis­sion $25 per per­son. Cash bar and door prizes. For ticket in­for­ma­tion, email friendly@nord­bridge­se­niors.com or phone 403-329-3222. Pro­ceeds go to the Nord-Bridge Build­ing Fund. • The Leth­bridge Probus Club be­gins its 2018-19 sea­son with its first fall meet­ing Sept. 19 at 9:30 a.m. at the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion, 324 Mayor Ma­grath Drive S. (note change of venue; please use the north­east door). So­cial time is at 9:30, fol­lowed by the An­nual Gen­eral Meet­ing. Mem­ber­ships are due now and re­main at $45, payable by cheque or cash. Guests are most wel­come. A $5 fee is re­quired at the door.

• Leth­bridge Sym­phony opens its 2018-19 con­cert sea­son with its res­i­dent pro­fes­sional string quartet, Musaeus, pre­sent­ing “Ex­tra A – Fall in Strings”

Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at Casa. The event, which in­cludes a cash bar in­side the venue, and an After­glow re­cep­tion giv­ing the au­di­ence an op­por­tu­nity to in­ter­act with the per­form­ers, is pre­sented in part­ner­ship with LA Chefs. Tick­ets are $35 and are avail­able any time at

Leth­bridgeSym­phony.org or Mon­day through Fri­day, 1-5 p.m. by call­ing 403328-6808, ext. 101. • The Leth­bridge edition of the 2018

CIBC Run for the Cure will take place Sept. 30 at 10 a.m. at Ex­hi­bi­tion Park (Main Pavil­ion). The event raises funds for breast can­cer re­search, sup­port pro­grams, health ed­u­ca­tion and ad­vo­cacy ini­tia­tives. For more in­for­ma­tion or to reg­is­ter, visit www.cibcrun­forthe­cure.com.

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