Community Spotlight – New exhibitions at the Godfrey Dean and so much more!

The Yorkton Public Library is open at 9 a.m. Monday-Friday.

Yorkton Support Group Meeting for all people living with Parkinson’s disease, including family members and friends. 3rd Wed. of every month. 2:00 p.m. April 17, Yorkton District Nursing Home, Business Office entrance. Guest speaker: Kelly Pierson from Sask. Parkinson’s. Contact Marj Berting 306-783-7519 [email protected]. Please note: There will not be a meeting in January, February, July, August or December.  

Two exhibitions at Godfrey Dean Art Gallery: Carol Wylie: They Didn’t Know We Were Seeds, April 7 to May 17, 2019. Carol Wylie is a portrait painter living in Saskatoon. She created this moving and powerful exhibition by painting large portraits of nine survivors of the Jewish Holocaust and nine survivors of Residential Schools. Join us for this celebration of the human spirit. Darkened Skies: On now until April 18. A real treat, this is a group show from the Permanent Collection at the Saskatchewan Arts Board. Our guest curator Edie Skeard really made it sparkle in the gallery, under the new LED lighting. Organized by OSAC’s Arts on the Move program. Admission is always free! 49 Smith St. E., Yorkton, SK.

New Horizons Friday Night Dance – New Horizons Senior Centre, 78 First Ave. N., Yorkton. Great night of dancing. All ages are welcome. Time: 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. Music by: April 19, Good Friday No Dance; Fri., April 26, Old Country Lads. Admission $10.00. Contact Peter 306-782-1846. Hall Rental 306-783-783-6109 or 306-782-5915.

Holy Trinity Anglican Church ACW’s Strawberry Tea and Bake Sale – Sat., May 4, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. All are welcome. (corner of 2nd Ave. and Darlington St.) Please use the Church entrance on Darlington.

Join us Wed., April 24 at 2:00 p.m., Yorkton Public Library for Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Popcorn and juice provided.

Looking for something fun to do during your school break? Come on down to Yorkton Public Library  for an afternoon of Lego fun! Fri., April 26, 2:00 p.m.  

Mature Driver Refresher Course – Thurs., April 18, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CCST, Yorkton Crossing Retirement Community, 348 Morrison Drive, Yorkton. This completely FREE 6-hour Mature Driver Refresher Course is strictly informational and offered in a positive, open class environment. Participant driver’s licenses are not affected and there are no required examinations. The Mature Driver Refresher Course helps reinforce safe driving habits. It will increase your confidence when navigating Saskatchewan’s increasing city and highway traffic. It provides insight into how to adapt your driving habits based on the physical changes your body goes through as it matures.

The next meeting of the Yorkton and District Horticultural Society will be on Wed., April 17 at 7:00 p.m. at SIGN on North Street. The topic will be “Creating Fairy Gardens”. Everyone is welcome! Visit us at

Jumpstart Community Yard Sale – Thurs., April 25, 2019 – Sat., April 27, 2019, Canadian Tire (Yorkton) Garden Centre, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. daily. Buy gently used household items, sports equipment, decor, clothing, jewelry, etc. All proceeds go 100% into our community to help get kids active in sports via Jumpstart funding. If you have items to donate, please call 306.621.3884 or 306.621.6671 to arrange free pick up or drop off.

No Sew Lavender Easter Sock Bunnies – make and take. April 18, 4 – 5 p.m. at Yorkton Public Library. Pre-registration is required. 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring a sock for your bunny!

Pen to Page Reading Event, Yorkton Public Library. On April 24 at 7:00 p.m. Parkland Writers Alliance will be hosting a free reading of entries in the Pen to Page Writing Contest as well as selections of their own work. Everyone is welcome. Contact [email protected] or Carol 306-782-5755.

Come see our new Royal Canadian Legion branch located at 387B Parkview Rd. next to the Loaf N’Jug. Office hours are Mon., Wed. and Fri., 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Our lounge is open Sat. at 3:00 p.m. with meat draws at 5:00 p.m.

Bridge Players – The Yorkton Duplicate Bridge Club invites you to join us at the Yorkton Public Library every Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. for an afternoon of fun. All bridge players are welcome and encouraged to come and join us. If you would like some brushing up on your bidding skills, require a partner, or for more info please call 306-782-1689 or 306-890-0417.

Citizens on Patrol Program Yorkton – COPP the eyes and ears of your community is recruiting new members. For an application or more info please contact COPP at 306-783-5022 or 306-620-9889 or The Yorkton City Detachment of the RCMP at 306-786-2400 or Box 153, Yorkton, SK S3N 2V7.

Club 55+ Golden Age Bowlers are looking for new members. Leagues are Mondays and/or Wednesdays at 1 p.m.  First time Bowlers are welcome! Drop in at 12:30 p.m. on those days or call Brad at the Yorkton Bowl Arena 306-783-5183.

Al-Anon meets Monday nights, 8 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 73 Smith St. and Wednesday nights, 8 p.m. at Westview United Church (355 Bradbrooke Dr.). Alateen also meets on Wednesday night, 8 p.m. at Westview United Church. Adult children of Alcoholics Al-Anon meeting every Friday at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 73 Smith St.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Tues., SIGN East Entrance, 83 North St., weigh in 6:15 p.m., meeting to follow; Wed., SIGN 345 Broadway St. W., York B Salon, Lower Level, weigh in 12:00 noon, meeting 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Call 306-783-3765 or visit for more information.

Yorkton Wildlife Federation does Trap Shooting on Tuesday evenings at 5 p.m. till dark. Weather permitting at York Lake Trap Club. Everyone welcome. 306-516-7521.

The York Colony Quilter’s Guild meets every Wed. at 9:30 a.m. at the Western Development Museum. Experienced and novice sewers are welcome. There are group activities and classes to learn new techniques, as well as work on charity projects. Come and check us out to enjoy some stitching time with a welcoming group.

We need you to share your talent! Play guitar, piano, dance or sing? We would like to invite you to perform in our facility! Please call Suzanne Beck at 306-786-0815, I’d be happy to have you join us. Yorkton & District Nursing Home, 200 Bradbrooke Dr.

Donate at the following Canadian Diabetes Association Clothesline® drop boxes and help the more than 9 million Canadians living with diabetes and prediabetes: SIGN Family Support, 345 Broadway St. W. Clothesline® drop boxes happily accept all cloth based items, shoes, hats, belts and more.

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