Community Spotlight - World Day of Prayer and so much more!

The Yorkton Public Library is open at 9 a.m. Monday-Friday.
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Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting, Thurs., March 22 at 2 p.m. at the Yorkton & District Nursing Home (Business Office entrance). All Parkinson’s patients and interested persons welcome. For further information call Marj at 306-783-7519.
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World Day of Prayer Event on Fri., March 2 at 7:00 p.m., St. Andrew’s Church, 29 Smith St. E. The theme for this year is “All God’s Creation is Very Good!” Everyone is welcome! For more information contact Crystal at 306-621-2285.
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Fundraiser Supper for Wayne & Melodie Monka, March 3 at Springside Town Hall. Supper at 6 p.m. Doors open 5:30 p.m. Tickets at Town of Springside Office. Cost $25.00.
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Animal Rescue Team March 3 All You Can Eat Ukrainian Buffet. Tickets $25. 50/50 draw every hour. 2 seatings: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Tapps. Safe ride home available for you and your vehicle. Please donate to your drivers.
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Yorkton Music Festival 2018 - Band & Strings March 7 - 9, Yorkton Regional High School - Anne Portnuff Theatre & Choir Room; Choir March 12, St. Andrew’s United Church; Vocal & Musical Theatre March 13 - 15, Heritage Baptist Church; Piano March 19 - 23, St. Andrew’s United Church; Competition Hi-Lights Concert Sun., March 25 at 2:00 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Church. Adult/Student $5, children under 6 free. Admission Adults $2 per session, students $1.00 per session, children 6 and under free. Programs $10.
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St. Mary’s UCWLC Easter Bread Bake Sale - St. Mary’s Cultural Centre, 240 Wellington Ave., Yorkton. Tues. and Wed., March 13 & 14 starting at 5:00 p.m. Traditional Ukrainian Paskas and Babkas (baked fresh same day), Perogies, Cabbage Rolls, Pyrhi, Easter Butter Lambs, Decorated Easter Eggs.
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Godfrey Dean Art Gallery - Fabulous February featuring two great Saskatchewan artists! The amazing life-size portraits in Iris Hauser’s “Dress Codes” reflect on the ways that our clothing determines who we are in the world, and how we are seen. “Joe Fafard: In Print/Imprimer” gives us a rare glimpse into this renowned sculptor’s drawings and prints exploring animal forms and motion. Feb. 1 to 28, 2018, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is always free!
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Yorkton Public Library Preschool Storytime - Ages 3 – 5 Years, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Mondays or Thursdays  Jan. 22 – March 15. Call 783-3523 to register.
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Star Wars Gala - Fri., May 4, 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., St. Mary’s Cultural Center, Yorkton. Children 10 & under $20, adults $50. This event is raising money to send our local scout groups to the World Jamboree in 2019 and the Pacific Jamboree also in 2019. If you are a Star Wars fan, this is a must attend event.
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Treasure Chest Toastmasters - Wed., Feb. 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 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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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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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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Attention duplicate bridge players:  come join the Yorkton Duplicate Bridge Club for an afternoon of fun. We meet every Wednesday afternoon at the Yorkton public library at 1:00 p.m. We will be starting the season on Sept. 6 - end of May 2018. All bridge players are welcome and encouraged to come and join us. For more information please call 306-782-1689 or 306-890-0417.  
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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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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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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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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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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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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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We need you to share your talent! Play guitar, piano, dance or sing? We would like to invite you to perform in our facility! Please call Suzanne Beck at 306-786-0815, I’d be happy to have you join us. Yorkton & District Nursing Home, 200 Bradbrooke Dr.
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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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