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Spring Pant and Bulb Sale

The Yorkton Public Library is open at 9 a.m. Monday-Friday. --- The Yorkton and District Horticultural Society will be holding their Spring Pant and Bulb Sale, Fri., May 27, 9:30 a.m. till 5:00 p.m. at the Parkland Mall, Yorkton.

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

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The Yorkton and District Horticultural Society will be holding their Spring Pant and Bulb Sale, Fri., May 27, 9:30 a.m. till 5:00 p.m. at the Parkland Mall, Yorkton. This is a one day sale, with a great selection of plants at great prices! Everyone welcome!

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The Canadian Federation of University Women, Yorkton Inc., will be holding a Book Market at the Yorkton Co-op, 30 Argyle St. on Thurs., June 2 and Fri., June 3 from 9:00-5:00 as well as Sat., June 4 from 9:00- noon. We are accepting donations of gently used books, DVD’s, music CD’s, and board games. No old textbooks, encyclopaedias, or Readers Digest PLEASE. Bring your donation to the Co-op on either Thursday or Friday only. Proceeds will go toward local scholarships. We thank you for your support.

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JDRF Walk - Yorkton/Melville, June 5, 2016. Starts at the Horizon Credit Union Centre (Main Lobby) in Melville. Registration: 10:00 a.m. Walk Starts at 11:00 a.m. For pledge forms, to volunteer, or further information: Paul Lueck in Melville. Phone: 306-728-2705. Email: plueck@sasktel.net. Carey Gleason in Yorkton Phone: 306-621-7400 Email: cgleason@imagewireless.ca. On-line Registration & Fundraising: www.jdrf.ca/walk

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York Lake Golf & Country Ladies Club is looking for new and existing members to golf in their Fun Golf every Mon. and Wed. mornings at 9:00 a.m. This is a beautiful 9 hole golf course and we welcome all ages as well as any inexperienced golfers.

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Carla Bradek, a Saskatchewan poet, who will be doing a reading from her new book “A Map In My Blood” with musical guest Ed Doering at 7:00 p.m., May 18 at Yorkton Public Library? It is a free event and everyone is welcome.

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Parkinson’s Support Group meeting Tues., May 31, 2 p.m. at the Yorkton & District Nursing Home. Guest Speech Therapist  Brittany Demstey. All Parkinson patients& interested persons welcome. For further info contact Marj at 306-783-7519.

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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 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Music by: Old Country Lads, May 20; Gerry’s Boys, May 27. Contact Peter: 306-782-1846.

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Road trip! The Yorkton and District Horticultural Society is planning a spring bus trip to Dauphin on Sat., June 4 to tour gardens and greenhouses. Interested in coming along? Hort members and non-members most welcome! For more information please call Liz at 306-782-2830 before May 18.

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Give the Gift of Life Kidney Walk - Sun., June 12. Register online at www.kidney.ca/sk/walk or call Audrey Parisloff at 306-783-5259 for a pledge package.

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Parkland Writers Alliance “Food for Thought” Writing Competition and Public Readings, Yorkton Public Library, Wed., May 25, 7:00 p.m. The Parkland Writers’ Alliance in partnership with the Yorkton Public Library and Yorkton This Week will be hosting an event of readings called ‘Food for Thought’. There will be readings from members of the PWA and those who have submitted to the contest. The contest is open to all. The winners of the contest will also be published in Yorkton This Week. Deadline for entry is May 11, 2016. Contact info: Dan Badowich dbadowich@yahoo.ca 306-783-2578.

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Scott Richmond in Concert presented by: SPARK youth mentorship program, Yorkton Regional High School Anne Portnuff Theatre, Thurs., May 19, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Scott Richmond is a singer-songwriter based out of Regina. His soulful take on folk-country and rock and roll has been capturing the attention of listeners across Western Canada and the United States. Contact Info: Yorkton Arts Council 306-783-8722 yorktonarts.ca.

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Yorkton Relay for Life 2016 - June 17, 2016, Century Field Yorkton.We are currently looking for people interested in joining our Relay for Life Committee for our 2016 event in Yorkton. Various positions are open for different areas of the event. If this is something you would like to volunteer your time to contact Kim Eskowich at keskowich@sk.cancer.ca or call 306-752-5665. At the Yorkton Office Mandee Kulaway can be reached at 306-782-1454 or akulaway@sk.cancer.ca.

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Godfrey Dean Art Gallery in Vibrant Colour! 210.9 SECONDS is an exhibition of fine art photography by 12 Regina-based photographers. Printed on canvas, these studies in light, colour and motion seem to be paintings with their gentle stretching of time and focus. A visual delight! 49 Smith St. E. in Yorkton, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m. Sat. Admission is always free.

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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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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 306-621-7361 (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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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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“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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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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Al-Anon meets Mondays, 8 p.m. in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 73 Smith St.