13

April 2024

Purple Martin Workshop

Join Ellis Bird Farm and our resident purple martin expert John for an afternoon of learning all about these spectacular birds! John will speak about purple martins, how to establish a colony, and how to maintain purple martin demos. If you've been dreaming of starting your own purple martin colony, this workshop is the perfect way to start! It will run Saturday, April 13 from 1-3pm and is only $10 per person.

  • Ellis Bird Farm, 39502 Range Road 260
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

16

April 2024

Storytime en español

Ages 3 to 6 and their parent or caregiver
Niños de 3 a 6 años y sus padres o guardianes

Join us for fun and interactive stories, rhymes and activities in Spanish!
This program is geared to families whose children speak Spanish at home or are enrolled in a Spanish-language Pre-K or Kindergarten program.
Register at rdpl.org/events or by phone at 403-346-4576.

Ven y disfruta cuentos, rimas y actividades interactivas en español con nosotros! Este programa es para familias y sus niños quienes hablan español en casa o están matriculados en programas de español inmerso en Prekinder o Jardin. La registración es requerida para el programa.

  • Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch, 4818 49 ST
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

17

April 2024

Pokémon League!

 

Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was? Then come out and join other trainers for a fun afternoon of everything Pokémon! Our league promotes friendship, communication skills, and fair play. 

Registration is required at rdpl.org/events.
For participants under of 9, caregiver supervision is required.

  • Red Deer Public Library Dawe Branch, 56 Holt St
  • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

23

April 2024

Storytime en español

Ages 3 to 6 and their parent or caregiver
Niños de 3 a 6 años y sus padres o guardianes

Join us for fun and interactive stories, rhymes and activities in Spanish!
This program is geared to families whose children speak Spanish at home or are enrolled in a Spanish-language Pre-K or Kindergarten program.
Register at rdpl.org/events or by phone at 403-346-4576.

Ven y disfruta cuentos, rimas y actividades interactivas en español con nosotros! Este programa es para familias y sus niños quienes hablan español en casa o están matriculados en programas de español inmerso en Prekinder o Jardin. La registración es requerida para el programa.

  • Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch, 4818 49 ST
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

24

April 2024

Pokémon League!

 

Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was? Then come out and join other trainers for a fun afternoon of everything Pokémon! Our league promotes friendship, communication skills, and fair play. 

Registration is required at rdpl.org/events.
For participants under of 9, caregiver supervision is required.

  • Red Deer Public Library Dawe Branch, 56 Holt St
  • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

25

April 2024

Український клуб Katrusia Ukrainian Club Katrusia

Український клуб "Катруся" пропонує програму для дітей дошкільного віку, орієнтовану на збереження і розвиток української мови та культури

Ukrainian Club "Katrusia" offers a program for preschool children that will focus on fostering and developing the Ukrainian language and culture. Registration at rdpl.org/events is required for the entire spring session from April 11 - June 27.

  • Red Deer Public Library Dawe Branch, 56 Holt St
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

26

April 2024

STEAM at the Libratory - Crime Science

For ages 9-12

Work together to solve a crime using clues and forensic science experiments!
Register at rdpl.org/events starting Friday April 5 at 12 a.m.

  • Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch, 4818 49 ST
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

27

April 2024

Mountain Bluebird Workshop

Ellis Bird Farm's site manager Carolyn and biologist Natalia are excited to bring this workshop, where they'll discuss all things Mountain Bluebird! This workshop will feature information about bluebirds, how to start your own nestbox trail, maintaining a nestbox trail, monitoring nestboxes, and completing nest checks. If you've been wanting to start your own bluebird trail, then this is certainly the workshop for you. It will run Saturday, April 27 from 1-3pm and is only $10 per person.

  • Ellis Bird Farm, 39502 Range Road 260
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

30

April 2024

Storytime en español

Ages 3 to 6 and their parent or caregiver
Niños de 3 a 6 años y sus padres o guardianes

Join us for fun and interactive stories, rhymes and activities in Spanish!
This program is geared to families whose children speak Spanish at home or are enrolled in a Spanish-language Pre-K or Kindergarten program.
Register at rdpl.org/events or by phone at 403-346-4576.

Ven y disfruta cuentos, rimas y actividades interactivas en español con nosotros! Este programa es para familias y sus niños quienes hablan español en casa o están matriculados en programas de español inmerso en Prekinder o Jardin. La registración es requerida para el programa.

  • Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch, 4818 49 ST
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

1

May 2024

Pokémon League!

 

Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was? Then come out and join other trainers for a fun afternoon of everything Pokémon! Our league promotes friendship, communication skills, and fair play. 

Registration is required at rdpl.org/events.
For participants under of 9, caregiver supervision is required.

  • Red Deer Public Library Dawe Branch, 56 Holt St
  • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

4

May 2024

May the Fourth Be With You

If you don’t recognize this concert title, you’ll still recognize the music. From Star Wars to Schindler’s List, Jaws to Jurassic Park, composer John Williams is the musical mastermind behind them all, and the RDSO is thrilled to present his greatest hits - live! With an epic orchestra and spectacular scores, there’s no better way to wrap up this standout season. May the Fourth be with you!

May The Fourth Be With You is sponsored by ATB Wealth.

  • Red Deer Polytechnic Arts Centre, 100 College Bl
  • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

7

May 2024

Storytime en español

Ages 3 to 6 and their parent or caregiver
Niños de 3 a 6 años y sus padres o guardianes

Join us for fun and interactive stories, rhymes and activities in Spanish!
This program is geared to families whose children speak Spanish at home or are enrolled in a Spanish-language Pre-K or Kindergarten program.
Register at rdpl.org/events or by phone at 403-346-4576.

Ven y disfruta cuentos, rimas y actividades interactivas en español con nosotros! Este programa es para familias y sus niños quienes hablan español en casa o están matriculados en programas de español inmerso en Prekinder o Jardin. La registración es requerida para el programa.

  • Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch, 4818 49 ST
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

8

May 2024

Pokémon League!

 

Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was? Then come out and join other trainers for a fun afternoon of everything Pokémon! Our league promotes friendship, communication skills, and fair play. 

Registration is required at rdpl.org/events.
For participants under of 9, caregiver supervision is required.

  • Red Deer Public Library Dawe Branch, 56 Holt St
  • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

9

May 2024

Український клуб Katrusia Ukrainian Club Katrusia

Український клуб "Катруся" пропонує програму для дітей дошкільного віку, орієнтовану на збереження і розвиток української мови та культури

Ukrainian Club "Katrusia" offers a program for preschool children that will focus on fostering and developing the Ukrainian language and culture. Registration at rdpl.org/events is required for the entire spring session from April 11 - June 27.

  • Red Deer Public Library Dawe Branch, 56 Holt St
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

11

May 2024

Touch-A-Truck 2024

Touch-A-Truck is brought to you by
The Central Alberta Crime Prevention Centre

This event is family-friendly and gives kids of all ages the chance to see some of their favourite trucks, tractors, and equipment up close, offering a chance to interact with RCMP, EMS, firefighters, and other industries! 

Date: May 11, 2024 ( Rain or Shine)

Time: 10 AM - 4 PM * Quiet hour 10-11am 

Location: Westerner Park, 4847A 19 Street, Red Deer, AB | North Parking Lot

Cost: $30 Family Admission (on-site - up tp 6ppl); $25 Family Admission (advanced ticket - up to 6ppl); $15 Single Admission (on-site - 1 person)

 

 

  • Westerner Park, 4847A 19 Street
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

11

May 2024

STEAM at the Librartory - Family Edition

 

Tornadoes, volcanoes and rockets, oh my! Try out some of our favourite experiments geared to ages 5 and up and their parents. Children younger than 9 must have an adult​ remain in the program with them. Registration opens April 20. Register at rdpl.org/events or phone 403-346-4576.

  • Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch, 4818 49 ST
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

11

May 2024

STEAM at the Libratory - Family Edition

For ages 5+ and their family

Tornadoes, volcanoes and rockets, oh my!
Try out some of our favourite
STEAM experiments.
Children younger than 9 must have an adult​ remain in the program with them.

Register online at rdpl.org/events or by phone at 403-346-4576 starting April 20. 

  • Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch, 4818 49 ST
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

11

May 2024

Mother's Day Tea

Treat your mom to a special and memorable Mother's Day at the Cronquist House for our annual Mother's Day Tea. 

We have two sittings this year - 12 to 2 pm OR 2:30 to 4:30 pm. 

Tickets are $30 per person and sell out fast. Make sure to get yours! Go to rdchs.com > Online Booking > Special Events to reserve your spots now. 

For details or questions, please call (403) 346-0055. 

  • Cronquist House, 4707 Fountain Drive
  • 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

14

May 2024

Storytime en español

Ages 3 to 6 and their parent or caregiver
Niños de 3 a 6 años y sus padres o guardianes

Join us for fun and interactive stories, rhymes and activities in Spanish!
This program is geared to families whose children speak Spanish at home or are enrolled in a Spanish-language Pre-K or Kindergarten program.
Register at rdpl.org/events or by phone at 403-346-4576.

Ven y disfruta cuentos, rimas y actividades interactivas en español con nosotros! Este programa es para familias y sus niños quienes hablan español en casa o están matriculados en programas de español inmerso en Prekinder o Jardin. La registración es requerida para el programa.

  • Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch, 4818 49 ST
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

15

May 2024

Pokémon League!

 

Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was? Then come out and join other trainers for a fun afternoon of everything Pokémon! Our league promotes friendship, communication skills, and fair play. 

Registration is required at rdpl.org/events.
For participants under of 9, caregiver supervision is required.

  • Red Deer Public Library Dawe Branch, 56 Holt St
  • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

20

May 2024

Bee Collage Art Workshop

Join Ellis Nature Centre and local artist Lauren Cowles for a bee art collage workshop on Ellis Nature Centre's opening day, Monday, May 20! Participants are sure to leave this workshop buzzing with excitement for the wonderful bee themed artwork they made. The class will take place from 10am-1pm and is $55 per person, which covers all required materials. Anyone aged 12+ is welcome to attend for what is sure to be a wonderful, creative filled morning. Only 20 spots are available, so don't miss out!

  • Ellis Nature Centre, 39502 Range Road 260
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

22

May 2024

Pokémon League!

 

Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was? Then come out and join other trainers for a fun afternoon of everything Pokémon! Our league promotes friendship, communication skills, and fair play. 

Registration is required at rdpl.org/events.
For participants under of 9, caregiver supervision is required.

  • Red Deer Public Library Dawe Branch, 56 Holt St
  • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

23

May 2024

Український клуб Katrusia Ukrainian Club Katrusia

Український клуб "Катруся" пропонує програму для дітей дошкільного віку, орієнтовану на збереження і розвиток української мови та культури

Ukrainian Club "Katrusia" offers a program for preschool children that will focus on fostering and developing the Ukrainian language and culture. Registration at rdpl.org/events is required for the entire spring session from April 11 - June 27.

  • Red Deer Public Library Dawe Branch, 56 Holt St
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

24

May 2024

Community Playdate

For ages 2 to 5 and their families
Come play! Join us for a fun and social hour of discovery, exploration, and imaginary play. This program is drop-in, but registration is encouraged at rdpl.org/events

  • Red Deer Public Library Timberlands , 300 Timothy Dr
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

25

May 2024

AWES Berry Shrub Planting

On May 25, AWES will be on the Ellis Nature Centre site hosting a day full of planting fruit and food shrubs. We need your help to plant as many shrubs and bushes as possible so we can create & enhance habitat for the wildlife on our site.

  • Ellis Nature Centre, 39502 Range Road 260
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

26

May 2024

Citizen Science Butterfly Count Training

Join Dr. Delano Lewis's Butterfly Species Count project at Ellis Nature Centre. Dr. Lewis from Burman University is reaching out to Central Albertans to assist in this Citizen Science project. The training session will help you learn how to identify butterflies and conduct the butterfly counts. Butterfly count volunteers will conduct 1 hour butterfly counts throughout the summer at ENC, adding essential data to this multi-year project. Training sessions are free and refreshments will be served.

  • Ellis Nature Centre, 39502 Range Road 260
  • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

29

May 2024

Pokémon League!

 

Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was? Then come out and join other trainers for a fun afternoon of everything Pokémon! Our league promotes friendship, communication skills, and fair play. 

Registration is required at rdpl.org/events.
For participants under of 9, caregiver supervision is required.

  • Red Deer Public Library Dawe Branch, 56 Holt St
  • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

1

June 2024

Hummingbird Planter Workshop

Join Ellis Nature Centre on Saturday, June 1 as we make hummingbird planters! The flowers and plants on hand will be selected with the purpose of attracting hummingbirds and other pollinators to your yard. The knowledgeable folks from Parkland Garden Centre will also be on hand to help with planter design. The $80 fee allows each participant to make one planter to take home with them. Pick between two times - 11am or 1pm. There are only 20 spots available in each time block and this workshop always fills fast, so don't wait to register!

  • Ellis Nature Centre, 39502 Range Road 260
  • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

1

June 2024

Hummingbird Planter Workshop

Join Ellis Nature Centre on Saturday, June 1 as we make hummingbird planters! The flowers and plants on hand will be selected with the purpose of attracting hummingbirds and other pollinators to your yard. The knowledgeable folks from Parkland Garden Centre will also be on hand to help with planter design. The $80 fee allows each participant to make one planter to take home with them. Pick between two times - 11am or 1pm. There are only 20 spots available in each time block and this workshop always fills fast, so don't wait to register!

  • Ellis Nature Centre, 39502 Range Road 260
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

5

June 2024

Pokémon League!

 

Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was? Then come out and join other trainers for a fun afternoon of everything Pokémon! Our league promotes friendship, communication skills, and fair play. 

Registration is required at rdpl.org/events.
For participants under of 9, caregiver supervision is required.

  • Red Deer Public Library Dawe Branch, 56 Holt St
  • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

6

June 2024

Український клуб Katrusia Ukrainian Club Katrusia

Український клуб "Катруся" пропонує програму для дітей дошкільного віку, орієнтовану на збереження і розвиток української мови та культури

Ukrainian Club "Katrusia" offers a program for preschool children that will focus on fostering and developing the Ukrainian language and culture. Registration at rdpl.org/events is required for the entire spring session from April 11 - June 27.

  • Red Deer Public Library Dawe Branch, 56 Holt St
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

8

June 2024

Lino Cut Bird Print Workshop

Local artist Erin Boake will be joining Ellis Nature Centre on Saturday, June 8 from 1-3pm for what's sure to be an amazing art workshop! She'll teach participants how to make their own lino cut outline of a bird, to then create a unique print from their lino cut. The fee for the workshop is $40. The age for the workshop is 8+ so while it is kid focused, adults are welcome too!

  • Ellis Nature Centre, 39502 Range Road 260
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

9

June 2024

Citizen Science Butterfly Count Training

Join Dr. Delano Lewis's Butterfly Species Count project at Ellis Nature Centre. Dr. Lewis from Burman University is reaching out to Central Albertans to assist in this Citizen Science project. The training session will help you learn how to identify butterflies and conduct the butterfly counts. Butterfly count volunteers will conduct 1 hour butterfly counts throughout the summer at ENC, adding essential data to this multi-year project. Training sessions are free and refreshments will be served.

  • Ellis Nature Centre, 39502 Range Road 260
  • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

12

June 2024

Pokémon League!

 

Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was? Then come out and join other trainers for a fun afternoon of everything Pokémon! Our league promotes friendship, communication skills, and fair play. 

Registration is required at rdpl.org/events.
For participants under of 9, caregiver supervision is required.

  • Red Deer Public Library Dawe Branch, 56 Holt St
  • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

19

June 2024

Pokémon League!

 

Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was? Then come out and join other trainers for a fun afternoon of everything Pokémon! Our league promotes friendship, communication skills, and fair play. 

Registration is required at rdpl.org/events.
For participants under of 9, caregiver supervision is required.

  • Red Deer Public Library Dawe Branch, 56 Holt St
  • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

20

June 2024

Український клуб Katrusia Ukrainian Club Katrusia

Український клуб "Катруся" пропонує програму для дітей дошкільного віку, орієнтовану на збереження і розвиток української мови та культури

Ukrainian Club "Katrusia" offers a program for preschool children that will focus on fostering and developing the Ukrainian language and culture. Registration at rdpl.org/events is required for the entire spring session from April 11 - June 27.

  • Red Deer Public Library Dawe Branch, 56 Holt St
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

26

June 2024

Pokémon League!

 

Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was? Then come out and join other trainers for a fun afternoon of everything Pokémon! Our league promotes friendship, communication skills, and fair play. 

Registration is required at rdpl.org/events.
For participants under of 9, caregiver supervision is required.

  • Red Deer Public Library Dawe Branch, 56 Holt St
  • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

28

June 2024

Summer Reading Quest: Epic Adventure Awaits Kick-off Party!

Red Deer Public Library is kicking off the 2024 Summer Reading Club in style with a BIG party for all ages!  Face painting, a bouncy castle, and outdoor games galore will make this a fun event for the whole family! Play, eat cake, pick up your Summer Reading Quest and enjoy a free day of fun!

  • Red Deer Public Library Timberlands , 300 Timothy Dr
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2

July 2024

Summer Adventures at Red Deer Polytechnic

This summer, don't wait for the fun to find you; go out and find it with Summer Adventures at Red Deer Polytechnic! Whether your interest lies in creative arts, dance, music, sports or theatre, Summer Adventures at Red Deer Polytechnic has a camp to help you grow and develop your talents, build friendships and have fun!

Camps:

  • Dance Like a Royal Dance Camps
  • Kings & Queens Sports Camps
  • Artstrek
  • MusiCamp Alberta
  • SummerScapes

For more information, visit rdpolytech.ca/SummerAdventures

  • Red Deer Polytechnic, 100 College Bl
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

4

July 2024

Український клуб Katrusia Ukrainian Club Katrusia

Український клуб "Катруся" пропонує програму для дітей дошкільного віку, орієнтовану на збереження і розвиток української мови та культури

Ukrainian Club "Katrusia" offers a program for preschool children that will focus on fostering and developing the Ukrainian language and culture. Registration at rdpl.org/events is required for the entire spring session from April 11 - June 27.

  • Red Deer Public Library Dawe Branch, 56 Holt St
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

8

July 2024

Horse Camp ( Monday to Friday ) Day Camp

This fun filled week of horse camp is packed with adventure. 
We pick you up in the morning at Heritage Ranch and bus you to our mountain location and return each night for 5 days. 
You are paired with a horse that is yours for the whole camp. Learn to brush, saddle, bridle and general horse care while having fun. 
Our focus is safety first. 
Cool things we are doing are barrel racing, trail rides, games on horses and gentle horsemanship. Learn to connect with our equine partners and create lasting friendships. Off horse activities include float trips down the river, hikes, exploring nature, playing in the waterfalls and seeing wild horses. 
Ages : 8 to 16 years old. 

  • JKL Trail Rides , Heritage Ranch, 6300 Cronquist Dr
  • 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

15

July 2024

Horse Camp (Monday to Friday) Day Camp

This fun filled week of horse camp is packed with adventure. 
We pick you up in the morning at Heritage Ranch and bus you to our mountain location and return each night for 5 days. 
You are paired with a horse that is yours for the whole camp. Learn to brush, saddle, bridle and general horse care while having fun. 
Our focus is safety first. 
Cool things we are doing are barrel racing, trail rides, games on horses and gentle horsemanship. Learn to connect with our equine partners and create lasting friendships. Off horse activities include float trips down the river, hikes, exploring nature, playing in the waterfalls and seeing wild horses. 
Ages : 8 to 16 years old. 

  • JKL Trail Rides , Heritage Ranch, 6300 Cronquist Dr
  • 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

22

July 2024

Horse Camp ( Monday to Friday ) Day Camp

This fun filled week of horse camp is packed with adventure. 
We pick you up in the morning at Heritage Ranch and bus you to our mountain location and return each night for 5 days. 
You are paired with a horse that is yours for the whole camp. Learn to brush, saddle, bridle and general horse care while having fun. 
Our focus is safety first. 
Cool things we are doing are barrel racing, trail rides, games on horses and gentle horsemanship. Learn to connect with our equine partners and create lasting friendships. Off horse activities include float trips down the river, hikes, exploring nature, playing in the waterfalls and seeing wild horses. 
Ages : 8 to 16 years old. 

  • JKL Trail Rides, Heritage Ranch, 6300 Cronquist Dr
  • 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

5

August 2024

Horse Camp (Monday to Friday) Day Camp

This fun filled week of horse camp is packed with adventure. 
We pick you up in the morning at Heritage Ranch and bus you to our mountain location and return each night for 5 days. 
You are paired with a horse that is yours for the whole camp. Learn to brush, saddle, bridle and general horse care while having fun. 
Our focus is safety first. 
Cool things we are doing are barrel racing, trail rides, games on horses and gentle horsemanship. Learn to connect with our equine partners and create lasting friendships. Off horse activities include float trips down the river, hikes, exploring nature, playing in the waterfalls and seeing wild horses. 
Ages : 8 to 16 years old. 

  • JKL Trail Rides , Heritage Ranch, 6300 Cronquist Dr
  • 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

12

August 2024

Horse Camp ( Monday to Friday ) Day Camp

This fun filled week of horse camp is packed with adventure. 
We pick you up in the morning at Heritage Ranch and bus you to our mountain location and return each night for 5 days. 
You are paired with a horse that is yours for the whole camp. Learn to brush, saddle, bridle and general horse care while having fun. 
Our focus is safety first. 
Cool things we are doing are barrel racing, trail rides, games on horses and gentle horsemanship. Learn to connect with our equine partners and create lasting friendships. Off horse activities include float trips down the river, hikes, exploring nature, playing in the waterfalls and seeing wild horses. 
Ages : 8 to 16 years old. 

  • JKL Trail Rides , Heritage Ranch, 6300 Cronquist Dr
  • 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

19

August 2024

Horse Camp ( Monday to Friday ) Day Camp

This fun filled week of horse camp is packed with adventure. 
We pick you up in the morning at Heritage Ranch and bus you to our mountain location and return each night for 5 days. 
You are paired with a horse that is yours for the whole camp. Learn to brush, saddle, bridle and general horse care while having fun. 
Our focus is safety first. 
Cool things we rare doing are barrel racing, trail rides, games on horses and gentle horsemanship. Learn to connect with our equine partners and create lasting friendships. Off horse activities include float trips down the river, hikes, exploring nature, playing in the waterfalls and seeing wild horses. 
Ages : 8 to 16 years old. 

  • JKL Trail Rides , Heritage Ranch, 6300 Cronquist Dr
  • 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

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