Community Calendar

The Yorkton Public Library is open at 9 a.m. Monday-Friday.
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St. Paul Lutheran Church invites you to a Mother’s Day Tea - Sat., May 11, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Tea, coffee & desserts $5.00. Mother’s Day Door Prize! Raffle table: Outdoor Flower Planter (donated by Young’s Plant World), Ladies Gift Basket, Flower Arrangement. Contact Meghan for more info 306-783-4266. Event located at 73 Smith St. E.
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Brick Mill - Frank Korvemaker - History of Sask Flour Mills - Thurs., May 09, 2019, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., Yorkton Public Library. “What would you do if the Brick Flour Mill site was your?” In an attempt to gain community engagement, the Yorkton Brick Mill Heritage Society is planning a series of community presentations to animate and bring to life a future vision for the Brick Mill site. We want to capture ideas and inspire some creative thinking about what this flour mill site could be. Our goal is to embrace the past and bring it forward to make it relevant for the future of the community. We need YOUR ideas! This is the first in a series of educational lectures to gather input if posed the question … “What would you do if this was your site?” Please consider this your personal invitation to join us to hear Frank Kovemaker, retired Provincial Archivist on Thurs., May 9, 7:30 p.m. at Yorkton Public Library. There will be a 30 min. PowerPoint presentation followed by community discussion. Hope to see you on May 9 at 7:30.
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Two exhibitions at Godfrey Dean Art Gallery: Carol Wylie: They Didn’t Know We Were Seeds, April 7 to May 17, 2019. Carol Wylie is a portrait painter living in Saskatoon. She created this moving and powerful exhibition by painting large portraits of nine survivors of the Jewish Holocaust and nine survivors of Residential Schools. Join us for this celebration of the human spirit. Darkened Skies: On now until May 18. A real treat, this is a group show from the Permanent Collection at the Saskatchewan Arts Board. Our guest curator Edie Skeard really made it sparkle in the gallery, under the new LED lighting. Organized by OSAC’s Arts on the Move program. Admission is always free! 49 Smith St. E., Yorkton, SK.
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New Horizons Friday Night Dance - New Horizons Senior Centre, 78 First Ave. N., Yorkton. Great night of dancing. Everyone is welcome. Time: 8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Music by: May 10, Len Gadica; May 17, Dennis Ficor & Son; May 24, Spring Ball, New Memory Lane (Semi Formal); May 31, The Zayshleys. Admission $10.00. Contact Peter 306-782-1846. Hall Rental 306-783-6109 or 306-782-5915.
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Parkinson’s Canada Yorkton Support Group Meeting Wed., May 15, 2 p.m. at the Yorkton & District Nursing Home (business office entrance). All Parkinson’s patients and interested persons welcome. For more info contact Marj at 306-783-7519.
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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Tues., SIGN East Entrance, 83 North St., weigh in 6:15 p.m., meeting to follow; Wed., SIGN 345 Broadway St. W., York B Salon, Lower Level, weigh in 12:00 noon, meeting 12:15 - 12:45 p.m. Call 306-783-3765 or visit www.tops.org for more information.
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Yorkton Wildlife Federation does Trap Shooting on Tuesday evenings at 5 p.m. till dark. Weather permitting at York Lake Trap Club. Everyone welcome. 306-516-7521.
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The York Colony Quilter’s Guild meets every Wed. at 9:30 a.m. at the Western Development Museum. Experienced and novice sewers are welcome. There are group activities and classes to learn new techniques, as well as work on charity projects. Come and check us out to enjoy some stitching time with a welcoming group.
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We need you to share your talent! Play guitar, piano, dance or sing? We would like to invite you to perform in our facility! Please call Suzanne Beck at 306-786-0815, I’d be happy to have you join us. Yorkton & District Nursing Home, 200 Bradbrooke Dr.
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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: 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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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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Attention all lovers of boardgames; chess, othello, checkers, backgammon, go, Camelot etc., join the Yorkton Boardgamers Guild, a new group forming to promote gatherings to play boardgames and have fun. For further information call 306-782-1783 or email yorkton_boardgamers_guild@hotmail.com.
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Parkland Writers Alliance: Contact Carol 306-782-5755, Marge 306-783-0174, writersyorkton@gmail.com, http://parklandwritersalliance.wordpress.com. Parkland region’s public writing group meet 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Yorkton Public Library, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Everyone interested in writing is welcome. Annual membership fee is $10.
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Come support Jumpstart on May 25th, 11-2 pm. Fun for the whole family: antique fire truck rides, horse pulled wagon rides, fire truck and RCMP vehicles, sports demonstrations by local sport organizations, face painting, balloons and so much more!! Come enjoy our BBQ - hamburgers and hotdogs with a drink!
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Yorkton Genealogical Society provide tips for searching for your ancestors. Next meeting is May 14 that 7 pm , Yorkton Library.(History Room). Come and meet like-minded people and participate in genealogy/history activities. For more information call: Gerald at (306)783-2254 or Doris at (306)782-4531.
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Yorkton Holy Trinity Anglican Church Cowboy Steak Supper, (Enjoy BBQ steak, baked pototates, chuck wagon beans, salad and dessert & hot dogs for the children).Friday, May 10, 2019. Supper - 6:00 p.m., Parish Hall (please use church entrance on Darlington St. across from the Court House). Adults: $25, Children (4-10): $5.00. Only 100 tickets will be sold. Don/Susan Geddes 306-786-7178; Wray/Karen Ransome 306-782-9583; Church Office 306-786-7131. Come and enjoy a great evening of fellowship.
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Yorkton, SK — Fiddlin’ Around. The Scott Woods Band. May 17 @ 7:00 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Church, 29 Smith St. E., Yorkton SK. Tickets for this presentation of Fiddlin’ Around may be purchased (CASH ONLY) at St. Andrew’s United Church Office (29 Smith St. E.)
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Join us at the Library, Tues., May 21 @ 2:00 p.m. for the movie Cinderella (popcorn & juuice provided).
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Hey Kids: Come to the Library for...Get Growing! May 27th @ 3:45 p.m. Have fun learning about seeds and plant! Open to ages 4-10. Muist pre-register as spaces are limited.

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