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By Lloydminster Source staff

September 14, 2016 2:50 PM

Community Calendar

Every Tuesday — Concerned Citizens
The Lloydminster Concerned Citizens for Senior Care Society meets Tuesdays at noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Legacy Center.  Lunch is available for $8, please reserve before Tues. morning at 780-875-4584. Everyone Welcome.
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 to play.
LABIS WALKING PROGRAM
FREE walking program for stroke and brain Injured persons. LABIS has introduced a new walking program on Tuesdays from 1pm-2:30pm at the track in the Servus Sports Center.  For more information please call 306-825-7212.
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 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 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.
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.
TAI CHI
An ancient Chinese exercise that’s perfect for all ages. These slow rhythmic movements will strengthen the entire body, improve flexibility and balance, as well as reduce stress. New beginner’s class starting Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Knox Presbyterian Church, 5115-49 St. Try the first class for free. For more information please call 780-872-7401 and find us on the web at www.western.canada.taoist.org/lloydminster.
SEPT.15 — SALAD BUFFET
11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Knox Presbyterian Church, 5115-49 St., Lloydminster, Alta. Tickets sold at the door: Adults $12. Children six-12 $5. Children under six free. Menu includes a large assortment of salads and buns, devilled eggs, cheese, and desserts.  For more information, call the church office 780-875-9313.
SEPT.15 — MS Society Young People’s Group
6 p.m. at Rusty’s in the BCMI. For those affected by MS between the ages 18-40 and their family members/support partners. For more information contact Patty at the MS Office, 780-871-0513.
SEPT.15 — Support group
Dementia/Alzheimer’s Support Group for those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia— spouses, family or friends—this support group offers the chance to: exchange information and form friendships with others affected by dementia. Access the most current information. Learn and share practical tips for coping with change Find a sense of hope. Our next support group is 7 p.m. Sept. 15 at he Clock Tower Pasta and Burger Restaurant, 5001 - 50 Ave.  Contact Dianne Davidson 780-875-7378 or grams5507@gmail.com.
Sept. 16 — Charity barbecue
Border City Furniture, 4817 50 Ave. is hosting a charity barbecue from 11a.m. - 2 p.m. with 100 per cent of the proceeds going to The Snowflake House Respite Foundation, which provides a safe, compassionate environment for children with special needs, whether it be for a few hours of a few days.  Hamburgers, smokies, beverages and even ribs on a bun are on the menu. By donation, so please give generously to help such a great organization.
Sept. 17 — Fall supper
At the Grace United Church hall, 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Adults: $15. children six to 12: $10, children under six: free. Get tickets at the church office, or by calling Diane at 780-808-9951, or Hazel at 306-835-0460.
SEPT. 17 — Fundraising barbecue
Barbecue for Baby Cassandra. The Border City Optimist Club will be hosting a barbecue at Sobey’s on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. for Baby Cassandra Benabese. Cassandra requires surgery to correct birth defects and the money raised will be used to help the family with travel and lodging in Toronto.
SEPT. 17 — FOOD DRIVE
Volunteers from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in support of The Salvation Army Food Bank. On Sept. 17, our volunteers will be in your neighbour collecting no-perishable food items for the food bank. Please leave your donation on your front step for 10 a.m. pickup. If donation gets missed, please call 780-872-8314. Thanks in advance for your support.
Sept. 18 — Terry Fox Run
Sunday, Sept. 18 at Bud Miller Park. Everyone has the opportunity to honour this Greatest Canadian by walking or running the 5km.  Sign up now and start raising funds to support the Terry Fox Foundation.  All money raised goes to the Terry Fox Foundation to support 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. 18 — Moose breakfast
Come out and enjoy a good breakfast by the Loyal Order of Moose, 5213 - 57 St. 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. $8 per plate.
Sept 19 — Square Dance Lessons
No experience necessary, no partner required, No costume expected (most of us wear street clothes). Monday evening, 7 - 9 p.m., Legacy Centre, 5101 - 46 Street, back (west) door. It’s team dancing, but not in a competitive sense; just learning fun maneuvers walking to lively music! Your first evening is free, only $5 per evening thereafter, pay as you come. Call Kendall, 306-825-3770, or Kay, 780-875-2761 for more information.
Sept. 19 — Reiki Share
Hands on practice in Lloydminster at 7 p.m. at Serenity Yoga Studio, Bay 14B, 1805-50 Ave., next to the south side Fabutan; http://www.balance4life.ca).Welcome to all Reiki practitioners (level 1 and up). Cost is $10.00, or pay as you’re able.  Contact Loretta at 780-808-1700 or email lorett6601@hotmail.com to pre-register.
Sept. 20, Oct. 18 & Nov 15. — Support group
Prairie North Health Region Support Group for Caregivers of People Living with Dementias. 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Community Health Service Building (beside the Lloydminster Hospital), 3830 – 43 Ave., Lloydminster, Sask. For further information and to register, please phone: 306-820-6250
Sept. 21 — Coffee crew
MS Society Coffee Crew: 1:30 p.m. at Second Cup in Lloydminster. Open to anyone living with MS and their support partners/family/friends. For more information contact Patty at the MS Office, 780-871-0513.
SEPT.23 — Aqualite
Every Friday 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.
Sept. 23 — Library closed
The Library will be closed Friday, Sept. 23. We’re replacing carpet in our entrance area. Staff will be available by telephone or email to answer questions, renew books or put items on hold for you from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  780-875-0850 for renewals, reserves, library office. 780-875-6523, for reference, inter-library loans. E-mail: info@lloydminster.info. You can return materials at any time to the 24 hour book drop at the main (south) entrance to Atrium Centre. We reopen Saturday morning at 10 a.m.

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