Saturday November 01, 2014




Karaoke Fundraiser

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Fri., March 7, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Music makes the heart grow fonder. Come out to enjoy a karaoke fundraiser to support and raise awareness for the Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada. Learn more from guest speaker and author Lorna Scott and show your support by wearing blue. Invite a friend along - or come meet someone new! Variety of appetizers will be served. Raffle prizes to be won! Tours also available. For tickets call The Bentley, 94 Russell Dr., Yorkton, 306-782-5552. reveraliving.com.

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Please join the Rotary Club of Yorkton in Cooperation with the Yorkton Chamber of Commerce and RBC for a lunch and learn. Mon., March 11, St Gerard’s Parish Hall. “Cheque Fraud - Are You Protected”. Presented by Dianne Lazurko, Treasury Solutions Specialist, RBC Royal Bank. Ms. Lazurko has nearly 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, and is currently responsible for RBC Royal Bank’s cash management, foreign exchange and international trade solutions for both Commercial Markets and public sectors in Saskatchewan and Northern Alberta. This is an open Rotary meeting. It is a chance to connect with Rotarians and Members of the Chamber anyone is welcome, you don’t have to be a Rotarian or a Chamber of Commerce Member. Please RSVP for tickets by Fri., March 7, Raymond Bailey – Yorkton Rotary Club, 306-783-7552, yorktonmemorialgard...@sasktel.net.

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The Yorkton and District Horticultural Society will be holding their next regular meeting on Thurs., March 20 at 7 p.m. in the Sunshine Room at SIGN on North Street. Special guest will be Maira Waechli from Florissima speaking about growing and using dried flowers in arrangements. Everyone is welcome!

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The Yorkton Branch of the Saskatchewan Genealogy Society will be holding their next regular meeting on Tues., March 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the History Room at the Yorkton Public Library.  Special guest Doris Maben will be speaking about Legacy 8.0 from the Moose Jaw conference. Genealogists at any stage of research are most welcome! For more information, please call Dave at 783-1093 or Glenn at 782-7969.

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On Fri., March 7, the women of Egypt invite you to join with them in the World Day of Prayer celebration, praying under the theme, “Streams in the desert”. Each year the World day of Prayer service brings with it a feeling of curiosity. What will challenge, inspire and encourage us? What will we learn about the theme and the focus country? What will we learn about ourselves? Please join us and invite your friends and family to attend the World Day of Prayer service and learn more about the culture and heritage of Egypt. Join Christians in more than 170 countries around the world and 2,000 communities across Canada who will gather on the World Day of Prayer to pray and act in solidarity with the people of Egypt. A local World Day of Prayer service will be held at St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church on Thurs., March 13 @ 7:00 p.m.

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Artfully Designed, a collection of original works by Angelina Kardynal, is now showing at community pARTners gallery. Creative expression in different media pays tribute to the significant connections in the artist’s life, and captures the extraordinary within the ordinary. This engaging and evocative exhibition is yours to enjoy all of March, during regular hours at Yorkton Public Library. A reception celebrating this local artist is planned, date TBA.

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The Yorkton Arts Council is delighted to announce the next concert in the 2013-2014 “Stars For Saskatchewan” concert series: “Infinitus” on Sun., March 16 at 2:00 p.m. in the Anne Portnuff Theatre, Yorkton Regional High School. Infinitus is a critically acclaimed beatboxing string trio known for their unique sound and upbeat performance style. With a repertoire featuring classical standards and original jazz/hip-hop arrangements and compositions, Infinitus is quickly becoming one of North America’s premiere chamber groups.  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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Photography Exhibitions - Godfrey Dean Art Gallery, Yorkton. WorkSpace Saskatchewan, Feb. 24 - March 29. Traditional B&W photos by Berlin photographer Martin Weinhold of people at work in Saskatchewan, including Vanscoy and Melville. Great Plain Chronicle, Feb. 24 - March 22. Colour images from noted Regina photographer Don Hall chronicle prairie places and people on both sides of the US-Canada border. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sat., 1-4 p.m. Admission is always free at the Dean Gallery.

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The T.O.P.S. Club & Status of Women are hosting a presentation on the broad scope violence towards women. Guest speaker will be an R.C.M.P. Constable on Tues., March 11 at 7:00 p.m. The Holy Trinity Hall on Darlington St. & 2nd Ave. Admission is free. Door prizes and refreshments.

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The Yorkton Film Festival, the Yorkton Public Library and the Canadian Federation of University Women - Yorkton are jointly sponsoring Open Cinema, Tues., March 11 at 7:00 at the library. Join us for the screening of the film “Cyberbullying”.  Following the documentary, Dennis Nesseth, Lana Stanek-Sebastian and Shelly Westberg, teachers and counselors at the Good Spirit School Division, will talk about the issue in Yorkton and school responses to deal with it. The film is free and everyone is welcome.

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


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