Wednesday August 27, 2014




The Canadian Red Cross and SaskEnergy invite you

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The Yorkton Prostate Group will hold its next meeting Jan. 17. Guest speaker will be Murray Straker. Anyone wanting to know more about their struggles with diabetes and/or prostate cancer would benefit from this meeting. For more info call 782-5748.

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The Yorkton Arts Council presents their next “Stars for Saskatchewan” concert with Prairie Debut presents “Wolak and Donnelly”, Tues., Feb. 19 at 8:00 PM in the Anne Portnuff Theatre, Yorkton Regional High School. What an amazing duo! Chris Donnelly represents a new generation of jazz pianists, dedicated to creating programs that are engaging, entertaining, and educating! Clarinetist Kornel Wolak has been highly praised for his glorious tone, precise technical control, and exciting musical imagination! Chris and Kornel will captivate the audience with their incredible energy and musicality! Tickets are available at the Yorkton Arts Council, Welcome Home Floral and Gift Shop, or at the door. It’s another great “Stars for Saskatchewan” concert!

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Yorkton Public Library Winter Session: Ages 3 – 5 Years, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.; Mondays or Thursdays, Jan. 28 – Mar. 21; Family Literacy Day, Fri., Jan. 25, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Join us for guest readers, songs and games. Refreshments will be served. Door prize draws. Call 783-3523 to register.

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The Yorkton Film Festival and the Yorkton Public Library are jointly sponsoring The Real Film Club with Elwyn Vermette. At the first meeting slated for Tues., Jan. 29 at 7:00 at the library, we will view Escape from Iran, a film that won a Golden Sheaf for Best of Saskatchewan in 2005. Everyone is welcome to this fun evening of film and discussion.

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The Canadian Red Cross and SaskEnergy invite you to support children and youth in your community through celebrating Red Cross Day of Pink on Apr. 10. On Apr. 10 people throughout the province will be wearing pink shirts in solidarity to show that they are taking a stand against bullying. Many schools and workplaces have already embraced bullying prevention. Day of Pink provides a way to celebrate, encourage others and challenge themselves to do more. Get involved: Purchase a Red Cross pink shirt or wear pink on Apr. 10. Sell Red Cross Day of Pink stickers at your workplace to your employees or clients. Organize a fundraiser for the Canadian Red Cross bullying prevention program. Call Melanie Horton (306) 782-4355 or visit www.redcross/ca/DayofPink for more info on how you can get involved.

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The Yorkton Community Band and All That Jazz is proud to present one of Toronto’s most exciting young instrumental groups, A Series of Tubes, in concert on Sun., Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Army, Navy & Air Force Veterans Centre. Tickets are available at the door. A Series of Tubes is an instrumental trio that enjoys creating a kind of musical conversation between the styles and traditions of jazz, R&B, hip-hop and electronica. The band is led by Ian Sinclair, a jazz musician born and raised in Yorkton, Sask. but who has studies and performed all over North America as a keyboardist and pianist.

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Alphabet Soup In Motion Thursdays, January 24 to March 7, 2013, 6:00 - 8:00 PM at the Dr. Brass Community, School Multi-purpose Room/Library. Program is free. No program Feb 14, 2013. A weekly,  parent and pre-school program that focuses on active play through the love of reading, rhyme and song with an emphasis on family eating. Pre-registration is required. Please phone Melody Wood at 783-0700 or email at melw...@sasktel.net.

Mother Goose On The Loose Fridays February 1 to April 12, 2013, 10:30 to 11:00 AM. No program March 29, 2013. At the Yorkton Public Library meeting room. A weekly parent and toddler (0 - 2 yrs) program focusing on nursery rhymes, music, songs and books. Everyone is welcome. Pre-register by calling the Yorkton Public Library at 783-3523 during library hours.

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Tot Spot, 0 - 5 year old drop-in centre. Located at 345 Broadway Street West, in the SIGN building on Broadway. Running Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and Tues., Wed., Thurs. 2 - 4 p.m. This program runs cost free to participate but donations are welcomed. Brought to you by The Boys and Girls Club of Yorkton. Call 783-2582, find us on Facebook!

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How Now Purple Cow? A field trip to community pARTners gallery will answer that  quirky question. Artist Stephanie Newsham has created a whimsical collection of pastoral portraits for your viewing pleasure. This moo-ving homage to her farm friends is colourful and captivating, guaranteed to delight the whole family! Now on display during regular hours at Yorkton Public Library  in our community pARTners gallery, sponsored by Yorkton Public Library and Yorkton Arts Council.

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LGBT Social Group welcomes and provides services to all people however they choose to define themselves in terms of sexual and gender identity. Our program provides a positive environment for individuals to gather and socialize. Our service also provides education and support services. For more information call Kelly at (306) 783-8135.

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Parkland Woodworking Guild meets at 7:30 p.m. the 2nd Thursday of each month. Sept. to June, in the basement of Seventh Day Adventist Church, 384 Gladstone Ave. S. Our members do woodworking, carving, scrolling, turning or build furniture. We have a members library, visitors welcome. Contact Jerry at 786-6652 or Norman 896-2398.

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The Yorkton Prostate Group meets every 3rd Thurs. of each month in the meeting room of the Yorkton Hospital. We promote early detection and speedy recovery. For more info call (306) 782-5748.

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Gloria Hayden Community Centre Hours of Operation Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to NOON, 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. CLOSED over the lunch hour. Saturdays & Sundays NOON to 5:00 p.m. Stat Holidays CLOSED.

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Crossroads is a support group for women who are experiencing or have experienced violence. Group is held at SIGN on Broadway every Thursday from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. For more information contact 782-0673 or 782-5181.

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The Yorkton Antique Auto Association meets at the Western Development Museum in Yorkton on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. “Where old cars are discussed enthusiastically.” While enthusiasm for old vehicles is required, ownership is not.

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The International Women of Yorkton and area is a social group for all women. They meet one evening a month, at 222 Smith St. E., Yorkton. For more information contact Cathy at 783-2777.

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Help! I need a prayer. A private and confidential 24/7 prayer line to help hurting people in Yorkton and area. If you or someone you know needs a prayer, call 783-4498 or send your prayer request to Ineedpra...@sasktel.net. No one will ever get your name or phone number.

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Yorkton 4-H Light Horse Club is a project-based youth organization (ages 6 - 21) focusing on the growth and development of our members, leaders and volunteers. If interested in more info please contact Mr. DePape at 783-7769.


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