What's On

By Lloydminster Source staff

August 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Happenings in Lloydminster

LABIS Second chance clothing
For your convenience an ADDITIONAL CLOTHING DONATION BIN has been placed in front of the LABIS Office on Highway 16 (#3, 4620 44th St.) Please donate your gently used clothing to this new bin location or to the LABIS Second Chance Clothing Store at 4920 50 St. With the help of your donations, all proceeds go directly to our Life Enrichment Program for brain injured persons. We greatly appreciate all donations made.

cribbage players
Looking to form a cribbage club in Lloydminster. Fun only, no gambling. Contact Michael at mrmikey@mac.com or 306-821-4047.

satellite bingo
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 years old to play.

Midwest food resources fresh food box
Orders must be placed on or before the first and third Thursday of each month and can be dropped off upstairs at 201 5001-50 Ave. Pickup occurs on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at the Lloydminster Native Friendship Centre. Cost is $10 and $15 for mixed produce boxes, $10 for only fruit and $25 for organic boxes. Phone 306-825-2606 or email lloyd.mwfp@sasktel.net for more information. Check out their website at www.midwestfoodresources.com. 

outreach lunch
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’s support group
The Lloydminster Support Group for Parkinson’s 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.

Chase the ace
Every Thursday night at the Lloydminster Legion draw is made. $5 a ticket. Every night 20 per cent of the week’s sale is won and winner gets to draw for ace and the big pot. All proceeds go to the Lloydminster Health Foundation, The Legion and the Kiwanis for community projects.

All August
free summer fun
Midwest Family Connections – Free SPF-3 Summer programs. Family, friends and fun programs. Great for ages 0-6. Weekly themes, crafts and activities. Parental/caregiver supervision & interaction is required. Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. in August at our indoor playground at 103 4910 – 50 St. Lloydminster, Sask. The last day is Aug. 25. Please call for any additional information or questions 306-825-5911 Hope to see you and your family out for some free Summer Fun!

Aug. 25
Burger bash
$1 from every Teen Burger sold will go to the MS Society. Tell your coworkers, family and friends and consider having a staff Teen Burger Lunch that day!  All Lloydminster A&W locations will be hosting activities throughout the day. Just Kruzin Car Club is offering rides in their cars for a donation to MS, during the evening, at the Cornerstone location. Vermilion A&W will also have rides for donations generously offered by the Lloyd Auto Club, face painting and more! Call Patty at the MS office for more information 780-871-0513.

Aug. 25
crib tourney
Monthly cribbage 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

Aug. 26
Charity hot dog
Ronald McDonald House is holding a charity hot dog stand 11a.m .- 2 p.m. at Midwest Furniture & Appliances, 4801 - 49 Ave., with hot dogs, popcorn and lemonade. All funds raised go to support Ronald McDonald House charities.

Sept. 1
retired teachers of saskatchewan:
The Lloydminster Chapter of the Superannuated Teachers of Saskatchewan (STS) is holding a “Hell With the Bell” breakfast the first day of school, Sept. 1, at 9 a.m. upstairs at the Lloydminster Golf and Curling Club.  To be part of it, reply to 780-875-0375 by Aug 24.  Cost is $10.

Sept. 8
Retired nurses’ group
Please join us for lunch and fellowship 11:45 AM Thursday Sept. 8 at The Clocktower, corner of 50 St. and 50 Ave. Contact Joyce at 780-875-1854, Rose 780-875-8268, or Faye 306-825-2008 by noon, Sept. 7 to confirm your attendance. Please note the venue change.

Sept. 9
free legal clinic
Need legal help? Need to talk to a lawyer?
Meet with a volunteer lawyer for 45 minutes of free legal advice Sept. 9, 9 a.m. to noon at Provincial Court of Alberta, Provincial Building 5124 – 50 St., Lloydminster. By appointment only. No walk-ins. To book an appointment: call toll free 1-877-314-9129 by Sept. 2. Clients must meet financial eligibility guidelines to qualify for pro bono legal services.

Sept. 10
walk of remembrance
The sixth annual Suicide Walk of Remembrance, in conjunction with World Suicide Prevention Day, will be held at Bud Miller Park on Sept. 10 from 3 p.m. -6 p.m.  A memory walk followed by speaker, music, snacks and time to visit and network.  This activity is free but donations are gratefully accepted. For more information contact Neil Harris - 306-825-5523

Sept. 12
Quilt guild
The first meeting of the 2016/17 year for the Lloydminster Log Cabin Quilt Guild will be held at 7 p.m. at Country Quilts & Stitches, 5014 48 St.  For those who wish to sew, the room will be available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  See you all there!

Sept. 18
Terry fox run
Register now to take part in this year’s Terry Fox Run in Lloydminster.  We will hosting a run on Sunday, Sept. 18 at Bud Miller Park. You and your family, your co-workers, you friends, have the opportunity to honor this Greatest Canadian by walking or running the 5km.  You can sign up now and start raising funds to support the Terry Fox Foundation.  This run is unique in the way it honours Terry Fox and his wishes, and also that all money raised goes to the Terry Fox Foundation to support cancer research.  To date, the Terry Fox Foundation has raised more than $700 million for cancer research. Register now online at terryfoxrun.org, or stop by the Lloydminster Region Health Foundation offices to pick up registration and pledge forms.

Sept. 27
road trip!
Deposit to save your spot. 
Legacy Centre, once again, is off to Minot, N.D. for the Scandinavian Hostfest.This will be our last year going for a while (too many other places to go & see). Leaving Sept. 27 and home Oct. 1 aboard Columbine Coachlines. Three full days of music, food and fun!  $200 deposit needed to reserve your spot. This trip fills up fast so don’t wait too long! Call Legacy office for full price and other info @ 780-875-4584.

Sept. 27
last barbecue
Walking Through grief Society will be holding its final fund raising barbecue Aug. 27th from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Sobeys.  Funds raised will support Hope After Loss—Audra’s Legacy (children Grief Support) and Victims of Homicide Support program. Come and enjoy a burger and support the Society.

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