Community Spotlight - Friday night dance and more!

The Yorkton Public Library is open at 9 a.m. Monday-Friday.
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The Yorkton branch of the Saskatchewan Genealogical Society will be meeting on Tuesday, April 10 at 7:00 PM at the Yorkton Public Library. Special guests Virginia Kaczur and Lillian Tuttosi will be on hand to share their experiences of compiling a family history book. This will be a fascinating and educational genealogy session. Interested genealogists are welcome!
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Quilts and handmade items sale! Strawberry Shortcake, tea and coffee will be served. St. Paul Lutheran Church, 73 Smith Street East, Yorkton SK. Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 2-4pm. $5 admission with proceeds to Canadian Lutheran World Relief.
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Parkinson’s Canada support group meeting Wednesday April 18th 2pm @ the Yorkton and District Nursing Home.Potential guest from Parkinson’s Canada Saskatchewan. All Parkinson’s patients & interested persons welcome. For further information call Marj @ 306-783-7519.
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Please join us for our 2018 Walk For Alzheimer’s Thurs., June 7, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Yorkton Regional High School. Presented by Investors Group. The walk is a nice outdoor evening walk fundraiser that the whole family can take part in. Please consider joining us and Make Memories Matter, making a difference in the lives of people affected by dementia by your support of our 2018 walk. All money raised goes towards programs and services as well as funds research into a cause and a cure. Pre-register online at www.walkforalzheimerssk.ca. Registration starts at 6:00 p.m. with the walk starting at 6:30 p.m. For more info please contact the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan at 306-949-4141 or events@alzheimer.sk.ca.
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The Watoto Children’s Choir from Uganda, East Africa will be presenting a concert at: Westview United Church, 355 Bradbrooke Dr., Yorkton - Thurs., Apr. 5. Freewill offering for the choir.
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Music of the Louisiana Hayride Show Spring Spectacular! See these legends come to life before your eyes! Plus songs by Crystal Gayle, Marty Robbins, Roger Miller, Buck Owens & more. Sat., Apr. 7, 7:30 p.m., Anne Portnuff Theatre, 150 Gladstone Ave., Yorkton. Tickets (cash or cheque) at Welcome Home Floral & Gift Shop, 113 Smith St. E., Yorkton, 306-782-7686. www.ticketseller.ca, 1-866-311-1011, $45.
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Glimmer of Hope for Mekayla Benefit Concert - All funds raised go towards increasing Mekayla Bali’s reward fund. Sat., Apr. 14, 7:30 p.m. start, Painted Hand Casino. Featuring Circle Jammers Tuffnell, Brenda Lee Cottrell, Eli Barsi.
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New Horizons Friday Night Dance - New Horizons Sinior Centre, 78 First Ave. North, Yorkton, Sk. Great night of dancing. Everyone is welcome to attend. Time: 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM. Music by: April 6, 2018 - New Memory Lane; April 13, - Ron & Sandra Rudoski; April 20, - Old Country Lads; April 27, - Elmer & Charlie. Admission:$10.00. Contact Peter - 306-782-1846, Hall rental Peter L - 306-783-6109.
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The Yorkton and District Horticultural Society’s will be holding their next regular meeting on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:00 PM at SIGN on North Street. Our special guest will be Glen Tymiak talking to us about growing and caring for tomatoes. Everyone is welcome, you don’t have to be a member to come to the meetings. Visit us at www.yorktonhort.ca
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Star Wars Gala - Fri., May 4, 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., St. Mary’s Cultural Center, Yorkton. Children 10 & under $20, adults $50. This event is raising money to send our local scout groups to the World Jamboree in 2019 and the Pacific Jamboree also in 2019. If you are a Star Wars fan, this is a must attend event.
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Treasure Chest Toastmasters - Wed., April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Parkland College Trades and Technology Centre, 273 Dracup Ave. N., Yorkton. Does the idea of public speaking send shivers down your spine? Do you want to move to the next level in your career or organization? Hone public speaking and leadership skills through Treasure Chest Toastmasters, a group for those who want to learn how to express themselves with clarity, to get the message across with confidence, and to stand up in a crowd and command attention. The best thing is that you get to learn and hone these skills in a fun, friendly and supportive environment! More info at https://1245.toastmastersclubs.org/
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Attention all crib players - come join us at the Yorkton Public Library on Friday at 1 p.m. All are welcome. Please use the back door.
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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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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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Attention duplicate bridge players: come join the Yorkton Duplicate Bridge Club for an afternoon of fun. We meet every Wednesday afternoon at the Yorkton public library at 1:00 p.m. We will be starting the season on Sept. 6 - end of May 2018. All bridge players are welcome and encouraged to come and join us. For more information please call 306-782-1689 or 306-890-0417.
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Yorkton Retired Senior Citizens Cribbage and Pool Players Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., lower level at St. Gerard’s Church east entrance off 4th Ave. N. Light lunch w/coffee/tea. Non-denominational club. Contact Joan at 306-783-6042.
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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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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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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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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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