Wednesday April 23, 2014




A Benefit Supper will be held for Darlene (Daum) Barsi

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The crop of colourful sunflowers has been harvested; replaced by the dynamic crop of people now inhabiting community pARTners gallery! Pencil Paparazzi is a captivating collection of black and white portraits drawn from crowds at pow wows, motorcycle rallies, car shows & other gatherings by local artist, Lynn Strendin. Our “portrait gallery” is home to these subjects from now through January. Open during regular hours at Yorkton Public Library, Pencil Paparazzi is an engaging attraction for young and old alike.

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Yorkton Public Library Pre-School Storytime for ages 3 – 5 years runs Monday or Thursday mornings Jan. 13 - March 6 @ 10:30 – 11:15. Toddler Time for ages 6 – 36 months runs Thursday mornings Jan. 16 – March 6 @ 10:30 – 11:00. Family Literacy Day, Mon., Jan. 27, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Bring your family down for some fun. Enjoy guest readers, games and a craft. Refreshments will be served and enter for door prizes.

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Now on at the Godfrey Dean Gallery: “Spectacles of Nature” by Winnipeg photographer Hans Arnold. Stunning colour prints by one of Canada’s most accomplished nature photographers. “Kenton Doupe: Portraits” features Black & White prints by this talented and prolific young Yorkton artist. Now in first year of Fine Arts at the U of S, this is Kenton’s second solo exhibition at the Dean Gallery. Jan. 18 to Feb. 15, 2014, Godfrey Dean Art Gallery, 49 Smith St. E., Yorkton. Admission is always free!

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The Parkland Prairie Girl Guides Extra Ops Unit presents The Hunger Games-Catching Fire - Sat., Feb. 1. Showtime is 3:30 p.m. at the Tower Theatre in Yorkton. Admission for all ages is $5.00! Come on out and enjoy the movie!

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New Horizons Friday Night Dance, 78 First Ave. North, Yorkton, Sask. Great night of dancing. Every one is welcome. Dance from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Lunch is included. Music by: Jan. 31, Andrew Mariniuk and Boys. For more information contact: Peter at: 306-782-1846.

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Alzheimer and Dementia Support/Information Group Meeting - Wed., Feb. 12, 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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Veteran Johnny Bod Benefit Steak Supper - Sat., Feb. 8, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Tapp’s Bar. Raffles. Goes towards Veteran Jonathon Bodnaryk medical expenses. Contact for info and tickets: Susanne at 306-621-6702, Autumn at 306-621-2556, Kees TKD at 306-783-0650, LR Renton Futures at 306-783-7737. Come out and support our troops.

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The next meeting for the Yorkton Prostate Cancer Group will be Feb. 20 in the Hospital Board Room at 7 p.m. Anyone wanting info on this meeting or prostate cancer should call Vic @ 306-782-2398.

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A Benefit Supper will be held for Darlene (Daum) Barsi who has been battling cancer since April of 2011, radiation & ongoing chemo treatments. The benefit supper will be held at Tapps on Sat., Feb. 15. Tickets are $20 per person. Please contact Golden Rule for tickets. We thank you for your support.

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The Yorkton Film Festival and the Yorkton Public Library are jointly sponsoring Open Cinema with Elwyn Vermette Tues., Feb. 11 at 7:00 at the library. Join us for the screening of “Love Letters” and an early celebration of Valentine’s. The film is based on the Pulitzer winning drama of the same name and features performances from Gordon Pinsent (Away From Her), Carlo Rota (Little Mosque on the Prairie), Colin Mochrie (Whose Line Is It Anyway?), and Samantha Bee and Jason Jones (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart). The film is free and everyone is welcome.

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Kalyna Ukrainian Dance School Valentine Supper & Zabava (Dance) - Sat., Feb. 1, St. Mary’s Cultural Centre, Yorkton. For tickets call Kevin Kluk 306-621-7480, Alexander’s Men’s Wear 306-783-8107. Silent auction.

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The Age of the Organ - Bob Drayer - Midi Console - Wed., Jan. 29 at 7:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Church, Yorkton, 29 Smith St. E. Admission is free. Freewill offering for the Phillippines.

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A brand new year brings more exciting Yorkton Arts Council “Stars For Saskatchewan” concerts!  The next concert is Prairie Debut “Musica Intima” on Sat., Feb. 1, 2014. Musica Intima is internationally renowned for their warm and engaging stage presence, and have earned a reputation as Canada’s most exciting vocal ensemble. Tickets are available at the Yorkton Arts Council or at Welcome Home Floral and Gift Shop, or at the door.  You can also buy your tickets on-line at www.yorktonarts.ca

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Yorkton Faith Build presents a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity - His Promise - a musical following the life of Jesus Christ. Thurs., March 6, 7:30 p.m.; Fri., March 7, 7:30 p.m.; Sat., March 8, 7:30 p.m.; Sun., March 9, 2:00 p.m.; Sun., March 9, 7:30 p.m. All performances take place at the Anne Portnuff Theatre in the Yorkton Regional High School. Tickets are available at LR Futures, Sherring Optical and the Golden Rule. Certain scenes may be upsetting to young children.

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Treasure Chest Toastmasters Club meets weekly on Wednesday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at SIGN on Broadway. Impact your world by enhancing your communication and leadership skills. Guests and new members welcome. For more information contact: Delores Moskal 306-620-8424 and Keith Diduch 306-621-8700.

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Citizens on Patrol Program Yorkton - COPP the eyes and ears of your community is recruiting new members. For an application or more info please contact COPP at 306-621-7361 (day) or 306-782-3197 (after 6 p.m.) or The Yorkton City Detachment of the RCMP at 306-786-2400 or Box 153, Yorkton, SK S3N 2V7.

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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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Come join the fun!  Yorkton Community Concert Choir. Please call Laurene at 306-782-0460 or Anna at 306-744-2729 for more information.

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New Horizons Card Social - 78 1st Ave. N. Every 3rd Sunday of the month. Everyone welcome. Starts at 2:00 p.m. Bingo card game, pool, shuffleboard & darts. Light lunch included. $3.00 per person. Contact Ethel at 782-1621.

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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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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 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more information contact 782-0673 or 782-5181.

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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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