Volunteers Needed!

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

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New Horizons Friday Night Dance - Great night of dancing. All ages are welcome. Time: 8:00 pm - 12:00 am. Music by: Ron & Sandra Rudoski - January 6, 2017. Admission: $10.00. Music by: The Zayshleys - January 13, 2017 MALANKA (Ukrainian New Years Eve) Admission: $13.00. Music by: Old Country Lads - January 20, 2017; Memory Lane - January 27, Admission; $10.00. New Horizons Senior Centre, 78 First Ave. North, Yorkton, Sk. Contact person: Peter-307-782-1846.

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Experience a wee bit of Scotland in Saskatchewan. Yorkton & District Scottish Society proudly presents the 29th Annual Burns Supper. Join us for an evening of pipes and drums, Highland & Scottish Country Dancing, and a delicious buffet dinner featuring neeps, tatties and hearty roast beef prepared by Parkland Catering, along with the best Haggis in town! Sat., Jan. 21 at the Convention Place, Gallagher Centre, Yorkton. Advance tickets only. For info and tickets, please call 306-782-5000, 306-783-6741 or 306-782-1312.

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Alzheimer and Dementia Support/Information Group Meeting meets the second Wednesday of every month at 2:00 p.m. in the Small Conference Room at the Yorkton and District Nursing Home. Next meeting is Wed., Jan. 11. Everyone welcome. For more info contact YRHC Social Work Dept. 306-786-0463.

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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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Yorkton Duplicate Bridge Club meets every Wednesday at 1:00 PM at the Yorkton Public Library. If you would like more information please call Jim at 306-783-4226 or Bill at 306-783-3536.

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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. 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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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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Yorkton 4-H Light Horse Club is a project-based youth organization (ages 6 - 21) focusing on the growth and development of our members, leaders and volunteers. If interested in more info please contact Mr. DePape at 306-783-7769.

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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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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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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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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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Treasure Chest Toastmasters Club meets weekly on Wednesday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at SIGN on Broadway. Impact your world by enhancing your communication and leadership skills. Guests and new members welcome. For more information contact: Mike Neilson 306-620-7252, Dwaine Senechal 306-620-2297, Delores Moskal 306-620-8424.

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Volunteers Needed! The Canadian Red Cross is seeking volunteers for the Friendly Visiting Program for Seniors. Volunteers will be trained to provide weekly visits or phone calls to socially or geographically isolated seniors in Yorkton and surrounding area. One hour every other week is all that is required to provide social interaction with a senior  and peace of mind for family and caregivers. For more information contact 306-261-6602 or email friendlyvisitingsask@redcross.ca

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Music Makers invites you to a music & movement class for children ages 18 months through 3 years old. Come to a musical world filled with singing, instrument exploration, and creative movement. Heritage Baptist Church 11:25 to 12:00. Contact Diane Jones 306-590-7172.

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

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