Maidstone Drop In Centre News

Cribbage was played Monday, Oct. 7, with high score going to Lois Myer and low to Dorothy Schwartz. Lunch was provided by Margaret MacEachern.

Bingo was played Wednesday, Oct. 9, with Joan Smith doing the calling.

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The October meeting was held Oct. 9, chaired by Denise Newton. Dorothy gave a report about conditions on the west side of the building and flower beds. The date for bingo at the lodge will be Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. with volunteers and prizes in place. The library-sponsored tea date is Oct. 24 at 2 p.m. Catholic Ladies will be catering Christmas supper Friday, Dec. 13. Painting of the interior of the centre was discussed. November bingos are to start at 1 o’clock for the winter months. The time change is to be made the first Sunday in November.

The advance poll for the federal election was held at the centre over Thanksgiving weekend from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Election day was held at the centre Monday, Oct. 21, from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

No cribbage for Oct. 14 as the building was used for the advanced poll for the election. A good turnout was reported all four days.

Bingo was played Wednesday, Oct. 16, with Joan Smith and Bev Stewart doing the calling.

On Oct. 24, the Maidstone Library members sponsored a tea at the centre to honour two longtime members who turned 90 this year. Denise Newton MCed the occasion. The mayor brought congratulations from the Town of Maidstone. Recipients were presented with a bouquet of live flowers from the library members and framed plaques were presented from Sask. Seniors Association Inc. Jean Hartman spoke on behalf of longtime member Rose Danychuk. Joan Smith spoke on behalf of past president Margaret MacEachern. The library members provided and served ice cream and strawberries to all who attended this happy occasion.

Cribbage was played Oct. 28 with high score going to Denise Newton and low to Lois Myer. Dorothy Schwartz provided lunch.

A number of seniors enjoyed a Swedish fall supper at the Milliton Hall on Sunday, Oct. 20, and a bus was provided for those who do not drive after dark but wished to attend. On Sunday, Oct. 28, seniors enjoyed the annual turkey supper at the United Church. It was enjoyable, but not so good for the waistline.

 

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