If you thought November was a busy month of events and activities then check out December’s calendar.
This weekend, you can take part in a Christmas Service of Remembrance hosted by Gerein’s Funeral Service Dec. 1 at St. Peter’s Church. This service offers those grieving a chance to find support, peace and positive messages.
Winter Wonderland kicks off Dec. 5. There are many activities, events, promotions, demonstrations and specials. Many of the activities are free for the participant. There is so much going on it is impossible to list here, so be sure to check your local paper, posters around town or the Winter Wonderland Facebook page for details.
Dec. 7, Unity Chamber of Commerce, NorthWest Terminal and Altex Energy
are hosting Santa Day, along with sponsorship from community businesses. Offered are two free shows, one in the afternoon and one in the evening.
The Anglican Church will host two Christmas sales Nov. 30 and Dec. 7.
Dec. 12 to. 22, the former Glassford’s Funeral Home, will be transformed to create “Mistletoe Magic.” It will feature more than a dozen elaborately decorated trees in a festive Christmas environment. Several design specialists from Unity have offered their talents to host this event, with a silver collection taken that will be donated to the Unity Museum.
Unity Public School is proud to show off a new mural and logo in the gym thanks to EA Judy Knowles and her talented daughter, Alix, who has a graphics business in Edmonton.
At UCHS, the girls’ volleyball team competed in Assiniboia at provincials with results of fourth place, being the only team to defeat the gold medallists. The senior boys’ volleyball came out of regional competition in Dalmeny and are headed to provincials in Tisdale. Watch for results next issue. Drama is in full swing for winter productions that will be held Dec. 11 and 12.
Disappointing news came out of the SHA office Nov. 12, when it was announced Unity would no longer host a Midget AA team. A realignment is being done and this program will now be housed out of Kerrobert under the West Central Wheatkings program. You will want to catch as many of these Midget AA games as you can this season.
The Unity arena will play host to some home games with the Miners and AA Lazers this December. The AA Lazers play at home Nov. 30 versus Humboldt Broncos and Dec. 1 versus Saskatoon Riverkings. Their next home game is Dec. 10 versus Battlefords.
The Miners will play a home and home series Nov. 29 and 30 and then host Wilkie on Dec. 7, always a fun rivalry to watch. The Miners have a great, young roster with many local boys on the team and they certainly appreciate the support of fans in the stands this season.
You can also catch some Unity boys with the West Central Rage Jr. B team and the West Central Wheatkings pee wee and bantam AA teams. Unity player Colby Ralston plays for the AAA Battleford Stars
Just over six weeks until the Unity Skating Club will host “Battle of the Blades.”
The Unity Curling Club is hosting Viterra Provincial Women’s challenge Dec. 13 to 15. Men of Curling calendars are sold at the UCC, but they are selling fast. Get this great gift for the women in your life and not only will they appreciate your gift choice, you are supporting 12 great causes.
Secret Santa campaign is collecting at a number of locations in town with monetary donations being accepted at BriCin Financial services. Deadline to submit nominations for those in need is Dec. 6.
Hunters, the scoring afternoon is Dec. 8 at the Agroplex, opening at 2 p.m. The wildlife supper tickets will be sold to a limit of four tickets per person. Wildlife supper is Feb. 1.