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Several activities on deck for November

Unity News

2018 is on its last two months, but don’t worry, in Unity there are still oodles of events and activities on tap so you won’t have time to think about how quickly this year has passed.

This month, you can take part in:

Nov. 4 - the weekly Sunday pancake brunches begin, hosted by the Unity Museum at the Adanac Hall on the museum grounds; St. Peter’s Catholic Church fall supper takes place at 6 p.m. Check with the St. Peter’s office to see if tickets are still available.

Nov. 8 - Unity United Church hosts their fall supper with tickets still available at the Courtesy Car office or call Louise Robson.

Nov. 9 and 10 - Unity AA midgets host home games.

Nov. 11 - Community Remembrance Day service starting at 10:30 pm. at Unity Composite High School gym.

Nov. 15 - the Unity Community Resource Centre hosts their ladies’ night out at the movies. Check with Kristi at the UCRC for ticket information.

Nov. 22 - the Unity Curling Club hosts a one-day sturling bonspiel

Nov.  24 - Unity midget AA Lazers host a home game.

Unity will have two Christmas sales this year, Nov. 24 and Dec 1 at the Anglican Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. open to handmade and home businesses. Contact 306-228-8339.

Last weekend Unity Composite High School SLC held a Halloween dance in conjunction with the senior boys’ volleyball home tournament. Football had the closest game of the year ending in a one-point loss to Macklin sadly ending the Warrior season. Junior volleyball is playing District playdowns Thursday.

Junior robotics is preparing to showcase their skills for an open house in December while the senior robotics team is working on their robot creation. Student led conferences will be held this month. UCHS students are participating in monthly Telemiracle fundraisers as part of their yearly commitment the telethon, with each grade hosting an event per month leading up to Telemiracle.

At Unity Public School, Ms. Poppleton’s choir has been rehearsing for their performance at the school’s Remembrance Day service.  UPS folks had fun hosting the rest stop on Halloween night that included hot dog and drink for only the cost of a donation to the We Scare Hunger program.

Unity Curling Club “Learn to Curl/Improve Your Curl” sessions will start Nov. 5. TV raffle tickets are available at the rink or from any junior curling club member.

Has the elusive ace of spades been won or has the jackpot grown beyond $12,000? It might be a winning Wednesday at the Legion Hall as folks continue to line up for their chance to find the ace and win the big jackpot.

Please note this year’s community Remembrance Day Services will be at the UCHS senior high gym.

Enjoying sports success is Carter Ralston on the pee wee AA West Central Wheat Kings. Colby Frocklage, Hunter Sperle and Karson Blanchette are part of the bantam AA West Central Wheat Kings. Colby Ralston is part of the midget AAA Battlefords Stars team.

Kabri Zunti is wished good luck in her successful barrel racing year. Kabri is off to CFR in Red Deer, Alta. and will be competing at junior NFR in Las Vegas in early December.

Coffee row have gotten on the bandwagon of the growing jackpot for the weekly chase the ace fundraiser. They are also starting to make their Grey Cup predictions as well as reviewing local sports teams and their favourite players. Weather is certainly a more prevalent topic now that winter has edged closer, making those hot coffees even more appreciated. So you can see life is full of fun and activity in Unity with our friends at coffee row sharing this traditional part of our community culture. Until next time …