Grand Opening - Grace Presbyterian Church

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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Grand Opening - Grace Presbyterian Church, 66 Park Street Yorkton, Nov. 20 at 10:30 a.m. Everyone welcome. Lunch to follow. Join us as we celebrate our new beginnings! “To discover, celebrate and share God’s love”

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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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Buy local this Christmas! Holiday Bazaar & Bake Sale Nov. 23, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Bentley Retirement Community. Farmer’s market vendors and local businesses in attendance.

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New Horizons Friday Night Dance - Great night of dancing. Everyone is welcome. New Horizons Senior Centre, 78 First Ave. North, Yorkton, Sk.  Time: 8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Music by: Len Gadica, Nov. 18; Memory Lane, Nov. 25. Admission: $9.00.Contact person: Peter H. Phone 306-782-1846.

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David Crossman will be sharing inspirational insights and info about his prison ministry at Prince Albert Penitentiary at two services: 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Lunch after 6 p.m. service. Sun., Nov. 20, 11:00 a.m., Heartland Baptist Church, 384 Gladstone Ave. S. (meeting in Seventh Day Adventist Church). All ages, freewill offering.

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St. Andrew’s United Church Yorkton will hold their 16th Annual Cookie Walk on Sat., Nov. 19. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Price $6.50 per pound. If possible please bring an ice cream pail. Use south hall entrance. Everyone welcome.

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Plan to attend our meeting on Nov. 17 about treatment options for prostate cancer. The speaker will be Steve Pillipow from Regina. Steve is a knowledgeable speaker having served on many cancer boards including the Canadian Cancer Agency. The meeting will be held in the hospital boardroom in Yorkton on Bradbrooke Dr. starting at 7 p.m. For more info call 306-782-5748.

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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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Yorkton Holy Trinity Anglican Church Women (ACW) invite you to share in their Christmas Tea and Bazaar - Sat., Nov. 26, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Holy Trinity Anglican Parish Hall, corner of 2nd Ave. & Darlington St. Please use the Church entrance on Darlington St. Bake sale, white elephant & craft table, and a Christmas turkey raffle.

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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...” Dec. 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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Save the date — Tues., Nov. 29, 2016, CFUW Yorkton will gather at Mano’s Restaurant at 5:30 p.m. for their Christmas Gathering. All club members and former members, friends of members and women interested in becoming a member may attend. Please call Elsie at 306-783-4862 to reserve a seat.

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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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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 Wednesday 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 Wednesday 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 Tuesday 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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Al-Anon meets Mondays, 8 p.m. in 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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