Community Spotlight - Special Olympics and more!

The Yorkton Public Library is open at 9 a.m. Monday-Friday.
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Special Olympics Yorkton will be holding our 1st Bocce Tournament on June 10. In order to make this event a success we are looking for a number of volunteers. We are also looking for a few portable gazebos that we will be able to use that day. If you are able to spare some time that day to help us out, it would be greatly appreciated. Please contact Pam Schmuck at 306-621-3563.
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Science Camp - Summer camp registration is now open! July 16 - 20, St. Michael’s School, 407 Darlington St. E., Yorkton. Join us for a week of hands-on and exciting science experiments! Covering a wide range of topics, from computer science to chemistry, we’re sure we have the right camp for you.
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Join us at Yorkton Public Library for Cookbook Club. Make it, sample it, discuss it! Borrow a cookbook from the library, make a recipe to share with the group, and discuss your cookbook! Be introduced to new recipes, cooking styles, and other people who like to cook (and eat)! All are welcome. Our first meeting will be June 11 at 2 p.m. at YPL!
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The Yorkton and District Horticultural Society is planning a one day road trip to Dauphin on Sat., June 9 to visit some private gardens and greenhouses. Would you like to join us? Guests welcome as space permits. For more information call Liz at 306-782-2830.
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Strawberry Social & Bake Sale - Grace Presbyterian Church, Lower Hall, 66 Park St. (by the Water Tower) - Sat., June 9, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Cake and strawberries, fruit bread, cheese and tea/coffee, assorted home baked goods. Adults $7.00, ages 6-12 $3.00, under 5 free.
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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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Treasure Chest Toastmasters - Wed., 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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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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Tune in each Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. on Access Channel 7 to hear Pastor George Lewis. Sponsored by Yorkton Immanuel Baptist Church.
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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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