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Music for All Concert featuring the first ever Saskatchewan Youth Choir

Join us for the Music for All Concert featuring the first ever Saskatchewan Youth Choir under the direction of renowned conductor Stewart Wilkinson. The ensemble ranges in age from 15 - 18 years old.

Join us for the Music for All Concert featuring the first ever Saskatchewan Youth Choir under the direction of renowned conductor Stewart Wilkinson. The ensemble ranges in age from 15 - 18 years old. They will be performing for the first time a “just for them” song entitled “The Missouri Coteau” with music by Trent Worthington and words by Saskatchewan’s own cowboy poet Ken Mitchell. Fri., Feb. 6, 2015. St. Andrew’s United Church, 29 Smith St. E., Yorkton. Admission at the door. www.saskchoral.ca

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Looking for something to do this winter? The Yorkton Cross Country Ski Club invites the public to come check out the City of Yorkton Municipal Deer Park Golf Course and the ski trails that the club sets. There are 3 loops varying in distances that total 7 kms. The terrain varies from level to fairly hilly, a great workout for both new and experienced skiers. Trails are set in both classic and skate style tracks. The club house is open Sundays 1 - 3 and ski rentals are available. Ski equipment can be rented for a day or a week. Lessons are available on request. Use of the trails is free to all but membership is encouraged to help maintain the trails and equipment. Deer Park also hosts a toboggan hill and snowshoers are welcome on the course as well. For more information on upcoming events please call 306-783-6617 or email yorktoncrosscountryski@gmail.com.

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Family Literacy Day at Yorkton Public Library, Tues., Jan. 27, 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Join us for special readings, games and crafts. Refreshments will be served. Door prize draws.

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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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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 Wednesday of the month. Gunners lounge open weekdays and Saturdays 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. Plan on taking in our Open Team Cribbage Tournament on Feb. 21. Posters and further information to come.

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New Horizons Friday Night Dance, 78 First Ave. North, Yorkton, Sk.  Great night of dancing. Everyone is welcome. Lunch is included with admission. Time: 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Music by: The Shayshleys, Jan. 23; Andrew Manriniuk & Boys, Jan. 30. For more information phone: Peter: 306-782-1846.

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Join the Yorkton & District Scottish Society celebrating the 256th anniversary of the birth of Robbie Burns with their 37th Annual Dinner & Dance. The evening includes a traditional supper and Scottish entertainment - Sat., Jan. 24 at the Royal Canadian Legion, West Broadway, Yorkton. Advance tickets only available from members of the Scottish Society. Call 306-782-5000; 306-783-3989; 306-782-1312 or 306-783-6741 for more info.

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Shelwin House presents informational meetings at Yorkton Public Library the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome. For more information contact Shannon at the Shelwin House Outreach Program 306-782-5181 shelwinoutreach@sasktel.net

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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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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 Wednesday at 8:00 p.m., Westview United Church, 355 Bradbrooke Dr., Yorkton. www.al-anon.alateen.org/members

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The Community Concert Band, comprised of musicians who have a love of music making, rehearses on Tuesday evenings 7 - 8:30 p.m. Yorkton Regional High Band Room. The concert band performs for community events as well as in several concerts each season.  Previous experience is required. Everyone is welcome. Contact Larry Pearen 306-782-4182 or Dean Petersen 306-782-5155.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Monday, Columbia School, 119 Bradbrooke Dr., weigh in 6:15 p.m., meeting to follow; Tues., SIGN East Entrance, 83 North St., weigh in 6:15 p.m., meeting to follow; Wed., SIGN East Entrance, 83 North St., 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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