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Community Futures Ventures is pleased to present a “1 Day Workplace Wellness Conference”

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. --- Heads up for healthier brains Tues., March 17, 2015, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. CCST.

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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Heads up for healthier brains Tues., March 17, 2015, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. CCST. Broadcast across the province via Telehealth. To find out your specific Telehealth location please call 306-786-0776. Age range: All ages, Pre-school, Children, Pre-Teens, Teens, Adults, Seniors. Each year our public forum highlights a specific theme regarding brain health. Presenting Sleep Disorders and Dementia, Dr. Brian Murray, is currently the director of the sleep laboratory at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. At 7 p.m. our formal program will begin, so we ask you to arrive well in advance to ensure the program begins on time. While registration is free, donations are greatly appreciated so we can continue to offer our Healthy Brain forum to the public. To register, visit www.alzheimer.ca/sk or call 1-800-263-3367. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at student1@alzheimer.sk.ca or call the number above and I will be happy to help you. More http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/sk

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Messy Church - Messy Activities, Bible Stories and Food - St. Andrew’s United Church, Yorkton, 29 Smith St. E., Sun., March 15 from 2 - 4 p.m. Spend some time digging into a Bible story through fun activities, participate in a short, interactive worship and enjoy a meal together. Everyone is invited. Call for more info 306-783-4157.

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The Yorkton and District Horticultural Society will be holding their next regular meeting on Wed., March 18 at 7:00 p.m. at SIGN on North Street. Special guest speaker will be Frank Woloschuk talking about the “Secrets To Large Container Planting” and what’s new for 2015. Everyone is welcome!

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Community Futures Ventures is pleased to present a “1 Day Workplace Wellness Conference” Tues., March 31, 2015, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Key Note Speaker — Charmaine Hammond — a leading expert on building resilient and inspired teams. This conference is open to the public, business community, entrepreneurs and service providers. Right now, we are trying to gauge interest in this conference as the number of guests in attendance will help us determine the location where its held. Please respond to info@cfventures.net or by calling our office at 306-782-0255. If you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Local reporter, Devin Wilger, documents a photographic odyssey in Outside The Box, our current exhibition at community pARTners gallery. Hitch a visual ride along his 6000 km voyage of discovery across America! Wilger’s first solo exhibition is waiting for you to explore until the end of March, during regular hours at Yorkton Public Library.  

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5th Annual Prairie Sun Seed Festival - Sat., March 14, 12:30 - 4:00 p.m., Yorkdale Central School, 219 Gladstone Ave. S., Yorkton. Seed exchange, local food security initiatives, gardening and seed workshops, children’s activities, local food produces, seed sellers, workshops. Admission: Non-perishable food item to be donated to local food bank. Presented by: Assiniboine Food Security Alliance.

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Westview United Church Ham & Scallop Potato Supper - Sun., March 15 beginning 4:30 p.m. Advance tickets only. Children 3 & under free. Call the Church Office 306-783-3063 or 306-782-5155 for tickets.

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New Horizons Friday Night Dance - 78 First Ave. North, Yorkton, Sk. Great night of dancing. Everyone is welcome. Time: 8:00 pm - 12:00 am. Admission includes lunch. Music by: The Sayshleys, March 13; Don & Friends, March 20; Ron & Sandra Rudoski, March 27. Contact Peter: 306-782-1846..

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Kids Expo - March 21-22, Gallagher Centre, Flexi Hall. 2 days of non-stop entertainment — Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. & Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Over 60 booths. Live entertainment every hour. Expo tickets available at the door. Advance tickets available at Joey Children’s Apparel. First 100 kids through the door on Saturday & Sunday receive a free grab bag.

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Creative Entrepreneurship Meeting. Hosted by The City of Yorkton and Parkland Valley Sport Recreation and Culture. Sat., March 28, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Learn how to turn your creative passion (art, photography, writing, music etc) into a profession. Many provincial cultural organizations will be on hand to help you get the information you need, and funding that may be available to you or your organization. Pre-register by March 20 by emailing your name, city and creative interest to: Kelly at yorktonculture@gmail.com

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Alzheimer and Dementia Support/Information Group Meeting - Wed., March 11, 2:00 p.m., Yorkton & District Nursing Home Conference Room. Everyone welcome. For more info contact the YRHC Social Work 306-786-0463.

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

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Yorkton Public Library Winter Session Preschool Storytime. Ages 3 - 5 years, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m., Mondays or Thursdays, Jan. 19 to March 12. Toddler Time, ages 6 - 36 months, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m., Thursdays, Jan. 22 to March 12. Call 783-3523 to register.

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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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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 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: Delores Moskal 306-620-8424 and Keith Diduch 306-621-8700.

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