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Bjorkdale News: Skating rink up and running

The home game schedule for Bjorkdale Bruins minor hockey games has been set.
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The Bjorkdale Bruins under 11 will host their first hockey game against the Tisdale White team on Sunday, Jan. 7.

BJORKDALE — The Bjorkdale skating rink is finally up and running. With the warm temperatures, it made building ice difficult and took longer than normal.

The skating rink is now open to the public, for rentals, contact Nicole Goldsworthy at 306-852-9585. Fees must be paid before you skate.

New this year, Keisha Hoffus will be providing power skating to kids on Wednesdays from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Anyone over the age of five can participate but an annual skating pass must be purchased.

The Bjorkdale Bruins under 11 will host their first hockey game against the Tisdale White team on Sunday, Jan. 7. The home game schedule is as follows:

  • Sunday, Jan. 7 – 11 a.m. vs Tisdale White
  • Thursday, Jan. 11 – 5:30 p.m. vs Hudson Bay
  • Monday, Jan. 15 – 5:30 p.m. vs Nipawin White
  • Saturday, Jan. 20 – 5:30 p.m. vs La Ronge
  • Sunday, Jan. 28 – 11:30 a.m. vs Carrot River
  • Friday, Feb. 9 – 6:00 p.m. vs Nipawin Black
  • Sunday, March 3 – 11:00 a.m. vs Melfort Colts
  • Sunday, March 10 – 11:00 a.m. vs Kinistino

Bjorkdale has also combined with Porcupine Plain Blues under 13 team and they have two games that will be played in Bjorkdale:

  • Wednesday, Jan.10 – 6:00 p.m. vs Carrot River
  • Wednesday, Feb. 14 – 6:00 p.m. vs Tisdale

The Bjorkdale Public Library kicked off the new year with a fun day at the library.

On Jan. 2 children aged 5-13 spent the morning with Lego challenges. They will continue the fun of Lego building during the month of January. Students are asked to bring your Lego creation (either your own design or from a kit) to the library to display by Jan. 16. Include your number and the number of pieces for your design.

From Jan. 18 - 25, vote for your favourite Lego creation. The winners will be announced January 30th. Everyone is welcome to enter. Adults are strongly encouraged to submit their Lego projects too.

Bjorkdale has a book club that meets monthly and their next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan.16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Public Library.

The Bjorkdale Curling Club also scheduled all of their Bonspiels for the season. They will be hosting a Farmers on Jan. 19 and 20. Contact Vern or Marty to register. Everyone is welcome.