BORDEN — The Borden Library has started up their Lego Club again with two sessions so far – March 30 and April 6. It runs from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. in the Seniors' Club Room adjacent to the library. Librarian Beth Usselman reports there were more than 40 at the first session and 45 at the second. There are four more sessions, free of charge to school-aged children, April 27, May 4, 18 and 25.
It is a fun activity for the children and their results are displayed in the library each week.
The Borden Friendship Club held their regular monthly meeting April 13 in the Club Room. Lunch committee chair Bev Assman reported that the club is doing a memorial luncheon in May.
The last bingo for the season will be April 20.
Bev Assman gave the treasurer’s report citing expenses for utilities, caretaking, entertainment at a recent supper, supplies, elastic bands for in motion and a donation of $250 to the Red Cross for Ukraine relief. Income received was from rentals, bingo and a donation box at suppers for the entertainment.
Ruben Rempel reported the club will be hosting local talent for the April 27 supper, as it will also be the annual meeting. A group called Memory Lane is coming May 25 and Salt Water Joy, June 29.
The club will be inviting members from Langham, Maymont and Radisson for supper and a program June 2.
A motion was made to give $100 to Borden School for awards night in June.
St. John’s Anglican Church held a Good Friday service April 15, with Rev. Sheldon Carr presiding. Following the service of readings and prayers, the attendees gathered in the lower hall for hot cross buns and cheese with their beverages.
The Fellowship Church, which meets in the Borden Seniors' Room, also had a light brunch at 10 a.m. prior to their Good Friday Service.
Rev. Sheldon Carr presided at the Easter Sunday St. John’s service that included the baptism of Daniel Bernard Saunders, son of Emily and Lucas Saunders of Borden. Many family members and friends were present for the special service. Following the baptism and Holy Communion everyone was invited to the lower hall for a cold plate luncheon. Helping with the gospel reading and the baptism was Rt. Rev. Rod Andrews of Saskatoon, retired minister and former bishop of Saskatoon Diocese. A special small wooden cross made by Tom Hrenkiw was presented to him.