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Recreation activities in Norquay reviewed by board

The Norquay Recreation Board had a look at local recreation activities at a Oct. 17 meeting.
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Minor hockey, bonspiel and trade shows were among the items discussed by the Norquay Recreation Board.

NORQUAY — Recreation activities within Norquay were reviewed by the Norquay Recreation Board at its regular meeting on Oct. 17.

Regarding Communiplex Management Board activities, it was said that the hall had accepted bookings for flu clinics in October and November, the rink kitchen cupboards and counter were ordered, and the hall kitchen’s old freezers have been removed and a new freezer had been ordered.

It was said that the curling club’s wing nights would start on the first Friday of November.

Discussing minor hockey, it was said that a total of 10 children each were registered for the U9 and U7 minor hockey teams; a hockey camp was to be held in Norquay and Preeceville Nov. 18 and 19, and Minor Hockey Day would be held Feb. 4 in conjunction with the firefighters’ bonspiel.

It was reported that 25 youngsters were registered with the Tail Twisters 4-H club and clinics were to be held Oct. 15 and 16 and Oct. 29 and 30. Members would be selling trays of baking goodies at the trade show.

A trade show was set for Nov. 26, Lindsay Peters said when discussing Norquay School activities. A book fair was held Oct. 26 and 27, Education Week was observed on Sept. 25; a volleyball conference was held Sept. 25; a Halloween parade, Oct. 31 in the school gymnasium, and fundraising continued on the new playground.

Regarding the Parkland Regional Library, Karen Crawford reported that: Library Week was held Oct. 17 to 21, when all overdue fees were waved; book donations were accepted for a book sale that was held Oct. 22 with books sold at 50 cents each or a bag full for $4.

Discussing Ukrainian dance, is was said that there was a good turnout for the bottle drive, and Little Caesar’s pizzas were being sold.

A total of 15 four-year-olds and four three-year-olds were registered at the Playschool, it was said. More than $1,000 had been raised in the group’s chip fundraiser, and students were to visit the lodge on Oct. 26.

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