JDRF Walk

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

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JDRF Walk - Yorkton/Melville, June 5, 2016. Starts at the Horizon Credit Union Centre (Main Lobby) in Melville. Registration: 10:00 a.m. Walk Starts at 11:00 a.m. For pledge forms, to volunteer, or further information: Paul Lueck in Melville. Phone: 306-728-2705. Email: plueck@sasktel.net. Carey Gleason in Yorkton Phone: 306-621-7400 Email: cgleason@imagewireless.ca. On-line Registration & Fundraising: www.jdrf.ca/walk

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Holy Trinity Anglican Church ACW’s Strawberry Tea and Bake Sale, May 7, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. All are welcome. (Corner of 2nd Ave. and Darlington St.)

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A Spring Concert - Yorkton Community Concert Choir. Laurene Jemieff, Director; Shani Apland, Accompanist. Yorkton Community Concert Band. Larry Pearen, Jerry Lisitza, Directors. Sacred Heart High School Theatre, Sun., May 1, 2:00 p.m. Tickets at door. Students and children free.

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Mother’s Day Bake Sale - Sat., May 7 at 9:30 a.m., Parkland Mall. Featuring homemade perogies, fresh baked bread and buns, gluten free and many more delicious items! Grace Presbyterian Ladies (formerly Dunleath and Knox Ladies).

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Give the Gift of Life Kidney Walk - Sun., June 12. Register online at www.kidney.ca/sk/walk or call Audrey Parisloff at 306-783-5259 for a pledge package.

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Parkland Writers Alliance “Food for Thought” Writing Competition and Public Readings, Yorkton Public Library, Wed., May 25, 7:00 p.m. The Parkland Writers’ Alliance in partnership with the Yorkton Public Library and Yorkton This Week will be hosting an event of readings called ‘Food for Thought’. There will be readings from members of the PWA and those who have submitted to the contest. The contest is open to all. The winners of the contest will also be published in Yorkton This Week. Deadline for entry is May 11, 2016. Contact info: Dan Badowich dbadowich@yahoo.ca 306-783-2578.

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Yorkton Community  Market sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion #77 on April 29 in Jubilee Hall at the Legion, 380 Broadway St. W., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lunch available. Table rental contact: Dorothy 306-782-3735, Legion Office 306-783-9787 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Ladies Night Dinner Theatre and Cabaret - Fri., April 29, 6:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m., St. Gerard’s Hall. www.paperbagplayers.com

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The Leahys - A “Stars for Saskatchewan” Series Concert - Yorkton Regional High School, Anne Portnuff, Sat., April 30 at 7:30 p.m. As the Leahys, this renewed configuration of Leahy family members, places greater emphasis on vocals and song-writing allowing the group to explore new directions and push their musical edges further. Their combined creativity results in rich melodies, lyrics and music. Contact info: Yorkton Arts Council 306-783-8722 yorktonarts.ca

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Yorkton Relay for Life 2016 - June 17, 2016, Century Field Yorkton.We are currently looking for people interested in joining our Relay for Life Committee for our 2016 event in Yorkton. Various positions are open for different areas of the event. If this is something you would like to volunteer your time to contact Kim Eskowich @ keskowich@sk.cancer.ca or call 306-752-5665. At the Yorkton Office Mandee Kulaway can be reached at 306-782-1454 or akulaway@sk.cancer.ca.

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New Horizons Friday Night Dance, 78 First Ave. North, Yorkton, Sk. Great night of dancing. Everyone welcome. Time: 8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Admission at the door. Music by: Ron & Sandra Rudoski, April 29. For more information contact Peter: 306-782-1846.

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Godfrey Dean Art Gallery in Vibrant Colour! 210.9 SECONDS is an exhibition of fine art photography by 12 Regina-based photographers. Printed on canvas, these studies in light, colour and motion seem to be paintings with their gentle stretching of time and focus. A visual delight! 49 Smith St. E. in Yorkton, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m. Sat. Admission is always free.

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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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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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Community Adult Band Rehearsals Tuesdays 7:00 p.m. at Yorkton Regional High School Band Room. Two bands: Concert Band & Jazz Big Band. New members welcome. Contact Larry Pearen 306-782-4182 for more info.

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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 306-621-7361 (day) or 306-782-3197 (after 6 p.m.) or The Yorkton City Detachment of the RCMP at 306-786-2400 or Box 153, Yorkton, SK S3N 2V7.

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Come join the fun!  Yorkton Community Concert Choir. Please call Laurene at 306-782-0460 or Anna at 306-744-2729 for more information.

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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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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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“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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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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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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Al-Anon meets Mondays, 8 p.m. in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 73 Smith St.

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