Thursday July 31, 2014




Enjoy the sounds of vintage Vegas

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Free Community lunch - Sat., Feb. 23, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Knox Presbyterian Church (by the water tower).

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Royal Canadian Legion Crib Tournament - Sat., Feb. 15. Entry fee at the door. Doors open at 9 a.m. Games start at 10 a.m. Lunch available.

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Valentine Tea and Bake Sale, Sat., Feb. 15 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church, 29 Smith St. E., Yorkton. Everyone welcome.

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Looking for something to do during the school break? Join us at Yorkton Public Library for popcorn & a movie!  The Croods – Everyone Welcome! Wed., Feb. 19 @ 2:00 p.m. Beautiful Creatures – Ages 12 & up, Thurs., Feb. 20 @ 2:00 p.m.

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Heritage Day, proclaimed annually in February throughout the nation by Heritage Canada The National Trust, celebrates the architectural heritage and historic places of Canada. The WDM, City of Yorkton Archives and Municipal Heritage Sub-Committee, and members of the Yorkton Chapter of the Saskatchewan Genealogy Society are pleased to again work together to celebrate the event on Sun., Feb. 16 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. For 2014, Heritage Canada The National Trust has chosen “Have Fun With Heritage: Historic Places Made for Play” as its theme. Their objective is to recognize the historical value of places designed for play that have brought so much enjoyment to so many. Guest speakers and displays will highlight various locations in and around Yorkton that have made treasured memories in our hearts and our communities. In addition, members of the Yorkton Chapter of the Saskatchewan Genealogy Society will be sharing information on tracing family histories and answering questions relating to genealogical research. Regular admission applies for the event which includes entrance to the galleries, display area and refreshments.  Everyone is welcome to celebrate Heritage Day at the Western Development Museum on Sun., Feb. 16, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Western Development Museum - Yorkton, Highway 16A West.

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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.

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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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Yorkton Gun Club 35th Annual Gun & Collectable Show - Sat., Feb. 22 & Sun., Feb. 23, Yorkton Agripavilion, 455 Broadway St. W., Yorkton. Showtimes: Sat., Feb. 22, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., Feb. 23, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Door prizes.

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The Yorkton and District Horticultural Society will be holding their first meeting of 2014 on Thurs., Feb. 20, at 7:00 p.m. in the Sunshine Room at SIGN on North Street. Special guest speaker will be Frank Woloschuk talking about succulents, and new plants for spring. Everyone is welcome!

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Prairie Sun Seed Festival - Workshops, exhibits, demonstrations and a seed swap celebrate the diversity of seed and the culture of growing food locally. This family friendly event is sponsored by the Assiniboine Food Security Alliance - Sun., Feb. 22, 2014, 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m., Dr. Brass School, 19 Darlington St. W. Yorkton.

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Now showing at community pARTners gallery: Greetings from the Land of Living Skies! is a group exhibition comprised of four Saskatchewan artists: Sandra Knoss, Cathy Terepocki, Tina Hudson & Donn Morton. The work in this exhibition presents interpretations of Saskatchewan imagery and identity. Sandra Knoss’ paintings transform the Saskatchewan landscape in an energetic and colourful manner. The ceramic work of Cathy Terepocki has created cups, plates and other small souvenir like objects. Tina Hudson and Donn Morton both hail from the community of Weyburn, SK. Hudson uses photography to examine the deserted buildings that dot the Saskatchewan landscape. Morton creates small copper objects that mimic their larger counterparts so often found in the Saskatchewan experience. Open during regular hours at Yorkton Public Library until Feb. 23.

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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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New Horizons Friday Nigth Dance, 78 First Ave. North, Yorkton, Sk.  Great night of dancing Every one is welcome  Dance from 8 pm to 12 am  Lunch is included. Music by: Feb. 14 - Ron & Sandra Rudoski (Feb. 14 is a Valentine Dance); Feb. 21, Don & Friends; Feb. 28, Old Country Lads. For more information contact: Peter at; 306-782-1846.

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Enjoy the sounds of vintage Vegas as the Yorkton Arts Council proudly presents  their next “Stars for Saskatchewan” concert, John Gracie, Sun., March 2 at 2:00 p.m. in the Anne Portnuff Theatre, Yorkton Regional High School. Tickets are available at the Yorkton Arts Council, Welcome Home Floral and Gift Shop, at the door, or on-line at www.yorktonarts.ca

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The Canadian Federation of University Women/Yorkton will hold their next regular monthly meeting Sat., Feb. 22, 2014 at Melrose Place in the large banquet room. Anyone interested in learning more about the organization may go to the National Office website @ www.cfuw.org for more info or call Bilk...@ 306-782-5837 or Elsie @ 306-783-4862.

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The Yorkton Branch of the Saskatchewan Genealogy Society will be at Heritage Day at the Western Development Museum on Sun., Feb. 16 from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Join us at this great event, and talk to any member of the genealogy society about your family tree research. New members are always welcome! Every family has a story — discover yours with the Yorkton Genealogy Society. For more information call Dave at 783-1093 or Glenn at 782-7969.

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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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Al-Anon meets Mondays, 8 p.m. in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 73 Smith St.


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