Babysitting Course

The Yorkton Public Library is open at 9 a.m. Monday-Friday.

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Babysitting Course - Sat., Dec. 3, St. John Ambulance, 21 - 1st Ave. N., Yorkton. Develop mature and responsible attitude to providing physical care for children from infancy to age 10. Learn choking and CPR for child and infant. Info on Shaken Baby Syndrome. Contact 306-783-4544.

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St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Advent Tea & Bake Sale - Dec. 3 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

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Christmas Carol Songfest - Sun., Dec. 11, 2016, 6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. CCST. Heartland Baptist Church,384 Gladstone Ave. S., Yorkton. All ages. Free. Congregational singing, seasonal readings followed by lunch and fellowship. Everyone welcome.

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Yoga Classes For Seniors. Come out and get fit every Tues. and Sat., Oct. to Dec. 17, 2016, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon. New Horizons Senior Centre, 78 First Ave. North, Yorkton, Sk. Pre-registration not required. Bring your own mat. For further information contact Vi - 306-782-7218.

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Outreach Christmas Dinner - Sun., Dec. 04, 2016, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. CCST. Heartland Baptist Church, 384 Gladstone Ave. S. (7th Day Adventist Church building), Yorkton. All ages. Free will offering. Christmas Dinner served following 11 a.m. worship service with Guest Preacher Pastor Rob Carlson of Portage la Prairie, MB.

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Blood Donor Clinic - Tues., Dec. 13; Tues., Jan. 10,  2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., St. Gerard’s Parish, Yorkton. Did you know that 1 in 2 Canadians are eligible to donate blood, yet only 1 in 60 do? We need 5,000 new donors in SK by the end of the year. If you have never donated, now is the time! Book your appointment at www.blood.ca or by calling 1-888-2donate. Walk in spots are available. www.blood.ca.

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Paper Bag Players Cocktail Night/Dinner Theatre, Thurs., Dec. 1, 2016. 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. CCST. St. Gerard’s Parish - 125 3rd Ave. North. Clubs, Comedy, Community Event, Dance, Theatre, Yorkton, SK. Teens, Adults, Seniors. $20 for Cocktail Night, $45 for Dinner Theatre. Yorkton Paper Bag Players’ Christmas performance of Perfect Wedding by Robin Hawdon. “A bridegroom wakes on his wedding morning in his own bridal suite, and finds a strange girl in bed beside him...” December 1 is a cocktail night with live music by The Jay Walkers to follow. Doors open at 6:30. Dec. 2 and 3 are the dinner theatre and cabaret with live music by The Jay Walkers. Doors open at 6:30 and turkey supper begins at 7:00. Show starts at 8:00.

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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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Yorkton Duplicate Bridge Club meets every Wed. at 1:00 p.m. at the Yorkton Public Library. If you would like more information please call Jim at 306-783-4226 or Bill at 306-783-3536.

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Crossroads - A support group for women experiencing or who have experienced domestic violence. Thursdays 1:15 - 2:30 p.m., Family Resource Center - SIGN on Broadway. Free childcare and transportation available & Thursdays 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Shelwin House (please call for address). Adults (women) only. Group is open to all women who feel a need for support on their journey. Please contact 306-782-5181 or 306-783-7233 for more info.

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The Gen. Alexander Ross branch of the Royal Canadian Legion monthly meetings are held on the last Wed. of the month, nine times a year. Your participation, as Legionaires, is critical to the future progress of our organization.

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Parkland Writers Alliance: Contact Carol Knoll 306-782-5755, Dan Bodowich 306-783-2578. Parkland region’s public writing group meet 1st Wed. 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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The Yorkton branch of the Saskatchewan Genealogical Society holds their regular meetings on the second Tues. of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Yorkton Public Library. Anyone interested in genealogy is welcome to attend!

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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 306-783-7042 or 306-783-3564 or The Yorkton City Detachment of the RCMP at 306-786-2400 or Box 153, Yorkton, SK S3N 2V7.

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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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“Whoever said don’t run from your problems never had to face a bully.” Telephone and internet service for kids in Canada. No problem is too big or too small for our professional counselors. 1-800-668-6868 kidshelp.sympatico.ca

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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 4-H Light Horse Club is a project-based youth organization (ages 6 - 21) focusing on the growth and development of our members, leaders and volunteers. If interested in more info please contact Mr. DePape at 306-783-7769.

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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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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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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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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: Mike Neilson 306-620-7252, Dwaine Senechal 306-620-2297, Delores Moskal 306-620-8424.

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