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World Day of Prayer Ecumenical Service

St. Gerard’s Roman Catholic Church, 125 Third Ave. N., Yorkton will be hosting the World Day of Prayer Ecumenical Service on Fri., March 6 at 7:30 p.m. The World Day of Prayer Committee in The Bahamas have prepared the service.

St. Gerard’s Roman Catholic Church, 125 Third Ave. N., Yorkton will be hosting the World Day of Prayer Ecumenical Service on Fri., March 6 at 7:30 p.m. The World Day of Prayer Committee in The Bahamas have prepared the service. The theme this year is ‘Jesus said to them, “Do you know what I have done to you?” Women, men and children are invited to attend.

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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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The Yorkton Branch of the Sask. Genealogy  Society will be holding their next regular meeting on Tues., March 10 at 7:00 p.m. at the Yorkton Public Library. Whether you are have been doing research for a while or are just getting started, everyone is welcome!

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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. Join us in celebrating the artist and his work on Sun., March 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. Good food and good company are part of this free community art attraction, proudly presented by Yorkton Public Library and Yorkton Arts Council.

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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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It can take 5 people. 5 blood donors may be needed to help 1 heart surgery patient. Yorkton Blood Donor Clinic - St. Mary’s Cultural Centre, Mon., March 9, 2:30 - 7:30 p.m. Book your appointment to save a life. Online: www.blood.ca  Phone: 1-888-2-DONATE.

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Kids Expo - March 21-22, Gallagher Centre, Flexi Hall. 2 days of non-stop entertainment - Sat., 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. & Sun., 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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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. Bring your vegetable, fruit and salad seeds and swap them for a new variety, or maybe something completely different. Presented by Assiniboine Food Security Alliance.

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Stew Supper at Knox Presbyterian Church by the Water Tower - Wed., March 4, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Stew & biscuits, assorted salads, delicious desserts. Under six free. Come and enjoy.

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Shelwin House and Canadian Federation of University Women/Yorkton Club will be hosting An Evening In Recognition of International Women’s Day on Fri., March 6, 2015 at St. Mary’s Cultural Centre, Yorkton. Guest Speaker is Ms. Elizabeth Popowich, Manager of Public Information and Strategic Communication for the Regina Police Service. Tickets are $30.00. The dinner which will commence at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available at Sherring Gold Jewelry, Loucks Pharmacy and The Golden Rule. Advance tickets only. No tickets available after Feb. 28/15. Everyone is welcome. For more information call 306-782-5181.

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Wine & Cheese Benefit for Humanitarian Aid for Ukraine - Sat., March 7, 7:00 p.m., Godfrey Dean Art Gallery. Guest artists: Magic of Karpaty, Violinists Nadya Babchouk & Bohdan Vatsyk. For tickets contact: Larissa 306-783-3141 Yorkton, Dorothy 306-563-5211 Canora. Sponsored by Ukrainian Canadian Congress Saskatchewan Provincial Council.

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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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