Community Spotlight

Come support Jumpstart on May 25, 11-2 p.m. 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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The Yorkton and District Horticultural Society will be holding their Spring Plant and Bulb Sale, Friday, May 24 from 9:30 a.m. till 5 p.m. at the Parkland Mall, Yorkton. Great plants at great prices! Gardeners on hand to answer your questions. Everyone is welcome!
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Yorkton, SK — Fiddlin’ Around. The Scott Woods Band. May 17 at 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 at 2:00 p.m. for the movie Cinderella (popcorn and juice provided).
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Hey Kids: Come to the Library for...Get Growing! May 27 at 3:45 p.m. Have fun learning about seeds and plant! Open to ages 4-10. Must pre-register as spaces are limited. The Yorkton Public Library is open at 9 a.m. Monday-Friday.
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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 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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Come see our new Royal Canadian Legion branch located at 387B Parkview Rd. next to the Loaf N’Jug. Office hours are Mon., Wed. and Fri., 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Our lounge is open Sat. at 3:00 p.m. with meat draws at 5:00 p.m.
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Bridge Players - The Yorkton Duplicate Bridge Club invites you to join us at the Yorkton Public Library every Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. for an afternoon of fun. All bridge players are welcome and encouraged to come and join us. If you would like some brushing up on your bidding skills, require a partner, or for more info please call 306-782-1689 or 306-890-0417.
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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 306-783-5022 or 306-620-9889 or The Yorkton City Detachment of the RCMP at 306-786-2400 or Box 153, Yorkton, SK S3N 2V7.
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Club 55+ Golden Age Bowlers are looking for new members. Leagues are Mondays and/or Wednesdays at 1 p.m. First time Bowlers are welcome! Drop in at 12:30 p.m. on those days or call Brad at the Yorkton Bowl Arena 306-783-5183.
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Al-Anon meets Monday nights, 8 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 73 Smith St. and Wednesday nights, 8 p.m. at Westview United Church (355 Bradbrooke Dr.). Alateen also meets on Wednesday night, 8 p.m. at Westview United Church. Adult children of Alcoholics Al-Anon meeting every Friday at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 73 Smith St.
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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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Volunteers Needed! The Canadian Red Cross is seeking volunteers for the Friendly Visiting Program for Seniors. Volunteers will be trained to provide weekly visits or phone calls to socially or geographically isolated seniors in Yorkton and surrounding area. One hour every other week is all that is required to provide social interaction with a senior and peace of mind for family and caregivers. For more information contact 306-261-6602 or email friendlyvisitingsask@redcross.ca
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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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