Community Spotlight - Garden Day and more!

The Yorkton Public Library is open at 9 a.m. Monday-Friday.
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It’s the sale you wait for! St. Gerard’s CWL Annual Gigantic Garage Sale, Thurs., Sept. 6, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., and Fri., Sept. 7, 9 a.m. till noon at St. Gerard’s Parish Complex, 125 Third Avenue North, Yorkton. Something for everyone: household, clothing, books, jewellery, toys, holiday items and more! PLUS—$3.00 Pie and Coffee Special all day, each day! Everyone is welcome!
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LEGO City at the Godfrey Dean Art Gallery in Yorkton, July 3 to August 31, 2018. LEGO City is a fun-filled celebration of bricks! We commissioned Kelly Litzenberger to re-create four historic Yorkton buildings using LEGO. The amazing results on are display along with an imaginary LEGO cityscape that was inspired by the idea of a travelling flea circus! 49 Smith Street E., Monday to Friday, 11am to 5pm, Saturday 1 to 4pm. Admission is always free.
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Join us at Yorkton Public Library for Make It, Sample It, Discuss It! Borrow a cookbook from the library, make a recipe to share with the group, and discuss your cookbook! Meet other people who enjoy cooking and be introduced to new recipes! All are welcome! Next meeting is Aug. 18 at 2 p.m.!
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Wed., Aug. 8, 2018 has been proclaimed “Garden Day” in the City of Yorkton. The Yorkton and District Horticultural Society encourages everyone to spend some quality time outdoors: coffee on your deck or patio, stopping to “smell the roses” in your garden, taking a stroll to see the downtown plantings, or visiting gardens of friends and neighbors. There are many beautiful garden and horticultural vistas in Yorkton: get outside and enjoy Garden Day.
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New Horizons Friday Night Dance, 78 First Ave. N., Yorkton. All ages are welcome. Time: 8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Music by: Aug. 10, Frank Keller Band & Friends; Aug. 17, Dennis Fikor & Son; Aug. 24, Ron & Sandra Rudoski; Aug. 30, The Zayshleys. Admission $10.00. Contact Peter- 306-782-1846. Hall rental 306-783-6109.
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The Yorkton and District Horticultural Society will be holding their annual “Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Show” on Wednesday, August 8 from 1:00 - 5:00 PM at St. Gerard’s Parish Complex, 125 3rd Avenue North, Yorkton.Enjoy beautiful displays and exhibits; your $3.00 admission includes tea or coffee and dainties. Join us and bring a friend!  Everyone is welcome!
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Parkland Woodworking Guild meets at 7:30 p.m. the 2nd Thursday of each month. Sept. to June, in the basement of Seventh Day Adventist Church, 384 Gladstone Ave. S. Our members do woodworking, carving, scrolling, turning or build furniture. We have a members library, visitors welcome. Contact Jerry at 786-6652 or Norman 896-2398.
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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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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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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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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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