Friday October 31, 2014




“Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Show”

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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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New Horizons Friday Night Dance, 78 First Ave. North, Yorkton, Sk. Great night of dancing. Every one is welcome. Lunch is included. Music by: Ron & Sandra Rudoski, Aug. 8; Old Country Lads, Aug. 15; Andrew Mariniuk & Boys, Aug. 22; Don & Friends, Aug. 29. Admission at the door. For more information phone Peter at 306-782-1846.

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The Yorkton and District Horticultural Society “Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Show” will be held on Tues., Aug. 12 from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. at St. Gerard’s Parish Complex, 125  - 3rd Avenue North, Yorkton. Come enjoy a variety of beautiful and interesting horticultural displays and exhibits. Admission price includes tea or coffee and yummy dainties!  Please join us, everyone is welcome!

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The Yorkton Arts Council is delighted to be celebrating 40 years of the “Stars For Saskatchewan” concert series! The exciting new season begins with Globe Theatre: A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline - featuring Devra Straker on Sun., Sept. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anne Portnuff Theatre, Yorkton Regional High School. Learn the incredible story of how Patsy Cline climbed to stardom from small town Virginia to Carnegie Hall. The powerful musical features the American country music star’s greatest hits such as “Walkin’ After Midnight”, “Crazy” and “I Fall To Pieces”. Tickets are available at the Yorkton Arts Council (306) 783-8722, online at www.ticketpro.ca or at the door.

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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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Tech n’ Text - iPads, self checkout, digitals, live tech expert, ereaders and more! We are pleased to invite you to a hands-on opportunity to try out the newest technology at Yorkton Public Library. Check us out anytime between 11:00 a.m. & 5:00 p.m. on Fri., Aug. 8 to tour, talk n’try. Be sure to enter the draw.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters 13th Annual Show N’ Shine - Wal-Mart, Yorkton, Sat., Aug. 9, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. All makes and models of automobiles welcome. Gift bags & many draws. Raffles and draws, face painting for all ages. All proceeds to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Yorkton and area. Call 306-782-3471 for more info.

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The Yorkton Film Festival is proud to announce the third screening in its summer screening schedule, as we will hold a screening of the documentary “Surviving the Teenage Brain.” “British evolutionary biologist, author David Bainbridge and leading American neurologist Jay Giedd provide new research that explains the peculiarities and immense power of the teenage brain. Together, the research and new perspective could change the way we school, parent and motivate teens.” All films are presented free of charge and are open to all. Screenings will be held inside 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 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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The Yorkton Prostate Group meets every 3rd Thurs. of each month in the meeting room of the Yorkton Hospital. We promote early detection and speedy recovery. For more info call 306-782-5748.


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