Yorkton Blood Donor Clinic

Spring Tea & Bake Sale - Sat., April 4, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., St. Mark Orthodox Church Basement, 160 Betts Ave., Yorkton. Admission: freewill offering.

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Yorkton Public Library Programs: Movie Day – Horton Hears a Who.... free popcorn and juice!  April 8 at 2:00 p.m. (no registration needed). Pre-school Storytime – Monday or Thursday mornings at 10:30 a.m. Open to ages 3-6 years runs April 13 – June 4. Toddler time – Parent and baby program Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. For ages 6-36 months runs April 16 - June 4. For more information or to register please call 306-783-3523.

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New Horizons Senior Centre - There will be No Dance Good Friday, April 3, 2015, at New Horizons. Next dance April 10. Music by: Memory Lane.

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The Yorkton branch of the Saskatchewan Genealogy Society will be holding their next regular meeting on Tues., April 14 at 7:00 p.m. at the Yorkton Public Library. Guest Speaker Gerald Moriarty will be talking about using the Information Services website for genealogy searches. Everyone is welcome!

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The Yorkton and District Horticultural Society will be holding their next regular meeting on Wed., April 15 at 7:00 p.m. at SIGN on North Street. Topic will be Community Gardens.  Everyone is welcome!

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The Organization of Saskatchewan Arts Councils (OSAC) along with its member Arts Councils are proud to present The Barra MacNeils. The performances are part of the 2014/2015 Stars for Saskatchewan series. As a group, the six MacNeil siblings are widely regarded as one of the greatest live concert acts in the Celtic world. Hailing from Sydney Mines, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, the family group is deeply rooted in Celtic music, culture, dance, language and history. Their numerous critically acclaimed recordings have included their own original songs as well as tried and true standards, both instrumental and vocal. Steeped in Cape Breton tradition with strong Celtic roots and musical artistry, this diverse and talented family group continues to wow audiences around the world with their captivating vocals, harmonies and extraordinary musicianship. www.barramacneils.com. They will be performing on Wed., April 8, at the Anne Portnuff Theatre, Yorkton Regional High School at 7:30 p.m.

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Alzheimer and Dementia Support/Information Group Meeting Wed., April 8, 2:00 p.m., Yorkton & District Nursing Home Small Conference Room. Everyone welcome. For more info contact YRHC Social Work Dept. 306-786-0463.

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The Yorkton and District Horticultural Society will be holding their next regular meeting on Wed., April 15 at 7 p.m. at SIGN on North Street. Special guest speaker will be Glen Tymiak, talking about Gardening 101 And A Little More! Everyone is welcome!

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Rail City Industries Inc. presents New York New York - Sat., April 11, Painted Hand Casino, Parkland Room, Yorkton, SK. Doors open at 7:00 p.m., show at 8:00 p.m. Tickets available at Vintage Vault - Yorkton, Pharmasave, Rail City Industries Inc. and Carmen’s Elegance in Flowers - Melville.

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Donate blood. Save a life today. Yorkton Blood Donor Clinic - Mon., April 13, 2:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 46 appointments still open. Will you help? Make some time to make a difference! Book your appointment: www.blood.ca 1-888-236-6283.  

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Canadian Blood Services - Volunteer today. Because of you, lives can be saved. When you donate your time to Canada’s blood system, you are helping to save lives.  You can become a community educator, donor ambassador or blood donor recruitment expert. You can make a difference by: • Volunteering your skills and experiences in our clinics by becoming involved with donor support through our donor ambassador role or hospitality role • Volunteering in your community by speaking to the public about the need for blood, recruiting new donors and promoting upcoming blood donor clinics. We’ll provide the training – You provide the time. For more information contact: Marilyn Chambers, Coordinator, Volunteer Resources 306-347-1646, marilyn.chambers@blood.ca

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New Horizons Card Social - 78 1st Ave. N. Every 3rd Sunday of the month. Everyone welcome. Starts at 2:00 p.m. Bingo card game, pool, shuffleboard & darts. Light lunch included. $3.00 per person. Contact Ethel at 782-1621.

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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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Treasure Chest Toastmasters Club meets weekly on Wed. 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: Delores Moskal 306-620-8424 and Keith Diduch 306-621-8700.

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Is someone’s drinking bothering you? Has alcohol affected your life negatively? If so, Alateen may be for you! Alateen is an organization devoted to teenagers who know someone with the disease of alcoholism. Talk, listen, get better. Every Wed. at 8:00 p.m., Westview United Church, 355 Bradbrooke Dr., Yorkton. www.al-anon.alateen.org/members

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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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Crossroads is a support group for women who are experiencing or have experienced violence. Group is held at SIGN on Broadway every Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more information contact 782-0673 or 782-5181.

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Gen. Alexander Ross branch, Royal Canadian Legion, is alive and well. Come out and meet our 2015 executive. They are making plans to revitalize our branch, but they need your help. Meetings on last Wed. of the month. Gunners lounge open weekdays and Sat. at 3 p.m. New members and guests of members welcome in the lounge. Darts Monday 7 p.m., Cribbage Saturdays at 1 p.m. Also pool and shuffleboard available. Beef on a bun on Fridays at 5 p.m. Meat draws Fridays and Saturdays at 5 p.m.

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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: Rock FM Radio, 395 Riverview Rd., 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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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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