Sunday October 19, 2014




Now at the Godfrey Dean Gallery

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Family Justice Services offers the Parenting After Separation and Divorce Program. These public information sessions are intended to help people who are considering or may be in the separation/divorce process. Sessions will be held in Yorkton Sat., Aug. 16, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Registration is mandatory. There is no fee for these sessions. To register for these sessions call: 306-787-9905 in Regina or toll free 1-888-218-2822. Location: will be advised when you register. Classes are for adults only - no child care is provided.

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Now at the Godfrey Dean Gallery - TRACKS: Joe Varro, July 28 to Sept. 14, 2014. Paintings, drawings, prints and sketches from the 1940s and 1950s documenting working life on the railroad at the end of the steam era. As a young man, Joe Varro worked on the CPR in Regina, beginning during WWII and continuing through the 1950s when he left to continue his education and become an art teacher. Never exhibited before, this body of work was assembled by curator Vic Cicansky. 49 Smith St. E. in Yorkton. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sat., 1-4 p.m. Admission is always free!

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The Western Development Museum - Yorkton, the Yorkton Threshermen’s Club and the East Central Seniors invite you to an old-fashioned celebration Aug. 2 & 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily at the 59th Threshermen’s Show and Seniors’ Festival. Visitors will be treated to a glimpse of Saskatchewan’s heritage through the operation of vintage equipment and the re-enactment of methods and techniques from the past. Take time out to sample pioneer treats like ice cream and bread freshly baked in an outdoor clay oven, made by hand with old-fashioned homemaking skills. Quilting by the York Colony Quilters Guild will also be demonstrated along with other handiwork.

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The Ukrainian Canadian Congress will present on Wed., July 30 at 7:00 p.m. at St Mary’s Cultural Centre, brothers Andriy and Pylyp Rojen documentary, Babylon 13, a film collection of stories during Maidan in Ukraine in 2013/2014. They are touring from Pacific to Atlantic and have started in Saskatchewan, moving on to the Ukrainian festival in Dauphin.

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The Yorkton Film Festival is proud to announce the second screening in its summer screening schedule, as we will hold a screening of the documentary “A Dog’s Life.” A fresh and playful look into the lives of the canine companions that many of us think we know so well, A Dog’s Life explores the widely assumed facts that may actually be based on faulty and out-dated research. A fascinating and fun documentary that gives us a ‘dog’s eye view’ of the world. All films are presented free of charge and are open to all. Screenings will be held inside the lobby of the Godfrey Dean Cultural Centre, starting at 7:30 p.m. Our full summer schedule is as follows: Wed., Aug. 6 – Surviving the Teenage Brain; Wed., Aug. 13 – Never Ever Do This at Home.

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Alzheimer and Dementia Support/Information Group Meeting Wed., Aug. 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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A new exhibit, just right for summer fun and fantasy, is waiting for YOU at community pARTners gallery in Yorkton Public Library. In Creatures from Sky to Sea, Joseph Anderson & Lissa Robinson have developed a thematic contrast between air and water to develop their unusual menagerie of avian-like and underwater creatures. Using the texture of various fabrics, formal  constructions and decorative ornamentation, the soft sculptures will allude to feathers, pointy beaks, tentacles and shimmering gills. This OSAC touring exhibition, brought to you by Yorkton Arts Council and Yorkton Public Library, is here to delight kids of all ages until the last week in August.

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Corner-Copia 2nd Annual Trade Show and Sale - SIGN on Broadway, 345 Broadway St. W., Yorkton. Fri., Sept. 5, 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., Sat., Sept. 6, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Book your table now by phoning 306-782-2994 or 306-641-5910 or visit our website www.corner-copia.ca

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Donate at the following Canadian Diabetes Association Clothesline® drop boxes and help the more than 9 million Canadians living with diabetes and prediabetes: Rock FM Radio, 395 Riverview Rd., SIGN Family Support, 345 Broadway St. W. Clothesline® drop boxes happily accept all cloth based items, shoes, hats, belts and more.

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Yorkton Wildlife Federation Trap & Skeet Shooting 5 p.m. on Wednesday at the York Lake Trap Club. Call Barry at 306-621-4376 for details.

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The Yorkton Arts Council is celebrating 40 years of the Stars For Saskatchewan Concert Series with an exciting season ahead! The 2014-2015 Stars For Saskatchewan Concert Series will feature Globe Theatre: A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline; Connie Kaldor; Angele Dubeau & La Pieta; Prairie Debut: Fung-Chui Piano Duo;  Eclipse; Prairie Debut: Ensemble Caprice Baroque Quintet; Royal Wood; Ballet Jorgen presenting Cinderella; The Barra MacNeils; and Lone Tree Road with JJ Guy and Scott Cornelius. New Pricing brings great value, with package savings of up to 53% over total single ticket prices! Purchase your ticket by July 31, 2014 and you could win the value of your series ticket back! For more information call the Yorkton Arts Council at 306-783-8722. Tickets are also available online at Ticketpro.

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


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