Wednesday August 27, 2014




Come out and show your support for Evelyn Loster

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Come out and show your support for Evelyn Loster - Steak Nite Fundraiser, Sat., Nov. 16, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., Tapps Bar. Raffle draws, 50/50 draws. All proceeds from raffle & 50/50 go towards Evelyn’s family medical expenses.

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Helianthus XXXV, an eclectic collection of original works of art created by nineteen prairie artists and artisans, is now in full bloom at community pARTners gallery! These colourful and energetic pieces celebrate the spirit of Sunflower, Yorkton’s  own fine art craft market. Please check out this splendid exhibition at Yorkton Public Library during regular opening hours, from now till late November.

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New Horizons Seniors Center, 78 First Ave. North, Yorkton, Sk. will be hosting a Free Driver Refresher Course. Licence will not be affected. No Exams. The 55 Alive driver course is designed to help Canadians maintain their independence and their driving privileges. Many interesting topics and rules of the road will be covered. Date: Wed., Nov. 20. Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Coffee and tea will be available. Lunch break: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Bring your own lunch.

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A bright star will be shining on the prairie horizon when the Yorkton Arts Council “Stars For Saskatchewan” presents Gordie MacKeeman and his Rhythm Boys, Sun., Nov. 17 at 2:00 p.m. in the Anne Portnuff Theatre, Yorkton Regional High School. Hailing from PEI, this award-winning group will serve up old-time roots music with an energy level that practically yanks you out of your seat by the collar! Tickets are available at the Yorkton Arts Council office, Welcome Home Floral and Gift Shop, or at the door. You can also purchase your tickets on-line at http://www.yorktonarts.ca/

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The Yorkton Arts Council’s Annual General Meeting will be held Tues., Nov. 12, 2013, 7:00 p.m., Godfrey Dean Cultural Centre.

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The Yorkton Branch of the Saskatchewan Genealogy Society will be holding their next meeting on Tues., Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Western Development Museum. A variety of topics will be discussed including a report by Doris Maben and Norma Biro on the Moose Jaw Genealogical Conference. Everyone is welcome!

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Alzheimer & Dementia Support/Information Group Meeting - Wed., Nov. 13, 2:00 p.m., Yorkton & District Nursing Home Conference Room. Everyone welcome. For more info contact the SHR Community Social Worker (306) 786-0722.

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Alzheimer Society Saskatchewan - An Evening of Education for people with Dementia and their family and friends via Telehealth. Pain assessment in older adults with severe Dementia - Tues., Nov. 19, 7 - 9 p.m. Register online at www.alzheimer.ca/sk or call Sunrise Health Region 306-786-0776.

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The Parkland Prairie Girl Guides Extra Ops Unit Fundraiser Trade Show. Free admission, everyone welcome. Face painting, raffles, cookes, popcorn, cotton candy. Sun., Nov. 17, 1:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m., Yorkdale School, 270 Gladstone Ave. S., Yorkton.

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A Fall Concert is planned with the Yorkton Community Concert Choir under the direction of Laurene Jemieff and the Yorkton Community Concert Band under the direction of Larry Pearen and Brennan Risling. The Concert will feature a number of soloists with many well know selections written by Canadian Composers including Canadian folk songs, Hockey Night in Canada, Calgary Winter Olympics, to name a few... something for everyone. St. Andrew’s United Church Tues., Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m.  Admission is $10.00 at the door... Students Free.

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Ducks Unlimited Canada 15th Annual Ladies Champagne Brunch Fundraiser will be held on Sat., Nov. 16 at St. Gerard’s Parish Complex. Doors open at 10:00 a.m. Silent auction/numerous raffles. Call Ducks Unlimited Canada 306-782-2108. Please join us with family and friends while we celebrate our 15th Annual Yorkton Ladies Ducks Unlimited Champagne Brunch. A fabulous brunch will be followed by games of chance and as always a great Silent Auction. We hope to see you there!

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Habitat for Humanity Faith Build presents: Project 3:16 “His Promise” A Drama/Musical Fundraiser March 6, 7, 8, 9, Anne Portnuff Theatre. Be a part of the event. The following are needed: Choir Members, Pianists, Band Musicians. Contact ingridstu...@hotmail.com  or 306-641-6388.

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Ski & Board Swap and Registration @ Asessippi Resort in the Sugar Shacks, Nov. 10 from Noon to 3:00 p.m. In Yorkton drop off equipment at Toshiba Business Solutions - 23E Smith St. W. (Condessa Plaza). Drop off Nov. 6 to Nov. 8 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.). For more details on the Swap or programs we offer check us out at: Asessippiskiclub.com or contact Stacy @ 204-748-2499, email: stacymcbrid...@gmail.com.

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Perfect for your Christmas Party! Paper Bag Players will be presenting a Dinner Theatre & Cabaret, Nov. 22, 23 Dec. 7, 14. This year’s production is a comedy set in 1965, Cocktails at Pam’s by Stewart Lemaine. Enjoy supper, performance and stay for music by the JayWalkers. Tickets are are available online from www.paperbagplayers.com or for more information call Pam 306-621-2685.

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Christmas in November Trade Show - Nov. 16, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Ramada Inn Yorkton, SK. Over 30 tables in attendance. All proceeds go to the Gladstone Seniors Residence Activity Fund. Come on down and start your Christmas shopping! For more info call Brandy at 306-828-2000 or email Brandy, jorgen...@gmail.com

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The Brayden Ottenbreit Memorial Book Fund, supported by the Kinsmen Club of Yorkton, along with a generous donation made by Tammy Morrison in lieu of her 25 year Service Award from the Christ the Teacher Catholic School Division, is currently accepting applications for approximately $750 of funding for the purchase of books or other items to promote a love of reading and encourage literacy throughout Yorkton and the surrounding area. Interested schools, classrooms, groups and organizations can apply by emailing a 500-word essay, stating their need for the funding and the items they wish to purchase, to bookf...@sasktel.net before October 31, 2013.

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The Yorkton Film Festival and the Yorkton Public Library are once again sponsoring Open Cinema, Tues., Nov. 5 at 7:00 at the library.  We will view The Real Inglorious Bastards, a story of heroes from the Second World War. The documentary is a celebration of Canadian Veterans’ Week.  Everyone is welcome to this evening of film and discussion.

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Fall session Pre-school Storytime: Ages 3 - 5 years, Monday or Thursday 10:30 – 11:15 a.m., Oct. 7 – Nov. 28. Mother Goose on the Loose: A mother and child program for ages 0 - 3, Monday or Thursday  10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Oct. 7 – Nov. 28.  

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Come & be a part of what God is doing - Ships of Mercy, Sat., Nov. 23 @ 1:30, held @ Prairie Harvest Christian Life Centre, 72 Melrose Ave., Yorkton. Coffee & dessert. Sponsored by Yorkton Aglow Lighthouse ~ every nation touched, every heart changed.

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Fiddle Show featuring J.J. Guy & Scott Cornelius on Nov. 7/13, 7 p.m. at Legion Hall, Yorkton.


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