The Lloydminster Native Friendship Centre, in collaboration with SaskEnergy, invites you to donate your gently used, clean, warm clothing to help those in need. You’ll not only wind up with a cleaner closet, but also feel good doing it. Please drop off at the Centre, 4602 - 49 Ave.
Check out the LABIS Store, 4920 - 50 St. Find gently used clothing and books in the store, all for a fraction of the price. Come in on Wednesdays and draw to receive 10, 25 or 50 per cent off your entire purchase! All donations are greatly appreciated, and all proceeds fund the Life Enrichment Program for brain injured persons.
Looking to form a cribbage club in Lloydminster. Fun only, no gambling. Contact Michael at firstname.lastname@example.org or 306-821-4047.
Bingo at the Moose Lodge, 5213 - 57 St., doors open at 5 p.m. Bingo satellite, hot balls, nevadas and concession will go Mondays and Wednesdays. Must be 18 to play.
LABIS WALKING PROGRAM
FREE walking program for stroke and brain injured persons. LABIS has introduced a new walking program on Tuesdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the track in the Servus Sports Center. For more information please call 306-825-7212.
At the Legacy Centre on Tuesdays at noon. All seniors welcome to join them for lunch. Cost is $8 per person. They ask that you reserve your spot by noon the day before so they know how many to cook for. Call the Legacy office for more information or register at 780-875-4584.
PARKINSON SUPPORT GROUP
The Lloydminster Support Group for Parkinson Disease meets at the Southridge Community Church (5701 - 41 St.) from 2 to 4 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Support and education is available at each meeting. Please call 780-808-5006 for information.
Drop in volleyball from 10 a.m to. 1 p.m. Takes place at the Service Sports Centre and everyone is welcome, non-competitive and no experience is necessary. Come for fun and exercise and meet some great people.
Every Tuesday—Adapted Yoga
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the workshop room at the Community Services Centre. Free for MS Society members or a $10 membership fee for non members. For more information contact Patty at the MS Office, 780-871-0513.
Every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Legacy Centre, “500” card game will be played. Even if you don’t know how to play, come out and be taught. Call Legacy office for more info at 780-875-4584.
Every Friday— Aqualite
At 9:30 a.m. at the Lloydminster Leisure Centre. Free to all people who have MS and their support partners. Call Patty at the MS Office to register 780-871-0513.
Mar. 6-20—Cross Stitch
Lloydminster Learning Council is pleased to offer Cross Stitch Basics for three weeks, Mon. nights from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Fee is $45. Supplies are provided! Learn basic stitches, change colors & read easy patterns. Call Gerri to register, 780-875-5763.
Mar. 14, 21, 28—Adapted Yoga
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Community Services Centre (workshop room). For more information contact the MS office, 780-871-0513.
St. Patrick’s Day luncheon at the Paradise Hill Community Centre. Raffle draw and bake table. $8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Mar. 17, 24, 31—Aqualite
Every Friday at 9:30 am at the Lloydminster Leisure Centre. Free to all people who have MS and their support partners. Call the MS Office to register 780-871-0513.
Mar. 17—COMEDY NIGHT
St Patty’s in Hillmond at Hillmond Memorial Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. Silent auction, comedy show starts at 8 p.m. Must be 19 or older. Cash bar. No ATM on site. Presale tickets $35 available at Iron Jet Promotions, 4804 50 Ave. All proceeds to the maintenance of Hillmond Community Hall. Can you donate a silent auction item? Contact 780-808-9023.
Snowflake House Respite Foundation special meeting for the purpose of reviewing our bylaws at 4:30 p.m. at Lakeland College, Lloydminster campus. All Snowflake House Respite Foundation members will be able to vote on any changes. Memberships will be available for purchase for a half hour before the meeting. For more information, contact Lily Belland at 780-872-4596 or email@example.com.
Mar. 16—MS Society Young People’s Group
6 p.m. For those affected by MS between the ages 18-60 and their family members/support partners. This month will be at Sunny’s Restaurant. For more information contact the MS Office, 780-871-0513.
Mar. 16—WHIST TOURNEY
Monthly Military Whist tournament at the Legacy Centre. Play begins at 10 a.m. Cost is $10 to play and $10 for lunch. Everyone welcome. Call Legacy office for more info at 780-875-4584.
Jamboree/dance at the Legacy Centre. Doors open and dancin’ at 5 p.m. Supper served at 6 p.m., then the jam begins. Wear green for St. Paddy’s Day. Cost is $15/person at the door. All members and guests welcome. Call Legacy office for more info at 780-875-4584.
DANCE—Irish Stew Supper
6:30 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, 5213 57 St. $12 for adults, $5 for kids 7-12 and free for kids 6 and under. Music to follow featuring Country Swing band. Door prize, 50/50 draw. All are welcome.
Mar. 18—IRISH PUB NIGHT
At the Stockade Convention Centre, 5512 49 Ave. featuring music from the Prairie Dogs. Dinner and cash bar. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., supper at 6:30 p.m.. Only 125 tickets at $50 each are available. They can be purchased from any Border City Rotary member, Tunes Music & Audio and Spiro’s restaurant. Ticket purchase contact info: Sharla Curtis: 306-821-7646, or Patricia Brockhoff: 780-808-0457, or IPN.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mar. 19—Moose Breakfast
5213 - 57 St., Lloydminster. 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. $8 per plate. Everyone welcome.
Mar. 20—ANNUAL MEETING
Of the Lloydminster Senior Citizens Society, 10:30 a.m. in the Legacy Centre boardroom. All members encouraged to attend. Call Legacy office for more info at 780-875-4584.
Mar. 21—Family literacy
Lloydminster Learning Council will be hosting Intro to Family Literacy Certificate Workshop from 9 - 4 p.m. No fee. Please join Tracey Earl Wolfe for a fun-packed day to increase awareness of literacy, family and family literacy. Call 780-875-5763 to sign up.
March 16, 2017 12:00 AM
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