Auditions for talent show, Mar. 5-6

If you can sing, dance, play an instrument, do magic, think you're funny or have some other special talent that the community might like to know about (or all of the above) the student organizers of the, Lethbridge Has Talent, Kids Help Phone fundraiser want to hear from you.

Winners will be awarded cash: $500 for first place, $250 for second place, and $100 for third place.

A project of the 2011 Integrated Management Experience class at the University of Lethbridge, "Lethbridge Has Talent" aims to showcase the best of local talent for a good cause – Kids Help Phone.

"This is a unique way for the community to show its support for talent – not only for the people who participate in our event, but the talented people at Kids Help Phone who put in long hours to help kids from our region," said Karla Colenutt, the group spokesperson.

"We are hopeful that this event can be carried on by Kids Help Phone in the future."

Auditions take place March 5 and March 6 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day at the Lethbridge Lodge Hotel and Conference Centre, 320 Scenic Drive S.

The finale performances take place Saturday, March 26, 2011 at the 1st Choice Savings Centre for Sport and Wellness on the University of Lethbridge campus.

Parking is FREE.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Program begins at 6 p.m. Admission: Students/seniors/kids over 6, $5; Adults (over 17), $10; Family Pass (three or more) $20. Silent Auction and draws available.