The Borden Friendship Club held their monthly potluck supper on July 31 at the acreage of Ed and Dianne Rawlyk, with 60 out to enjoy burgers, hotdogs, plenty of salads and fruit along with cupcakes and ice cream cones for dessert. Happy birthday for July was sung to Sheldon Carr, Helen Sutherland, Jean Sawchyn, Ron Bezugly, Gary Palmer, Laura Loeppky, Mel Kuntz, Ron and Sue Mills and Barb Leschysyn. Entertaining with many familiar tunes and Irish music were Celtic Country, with Ed Neufeld playing guitar, Bob Wardhaugh on the keyboard, Perry Nicol on bohan drum and Archie Wainwright helping with the vocals.
Upcoming at Borden, open to everyone, on Aug. 9 at 7:30 p.m. is a baby shower for Logan W. Larsen (Brett and Jessica) at the farm home of Bruce and Sylvia Larsen.
On Saturday, Aug. 10, the first Adventures at the Borden Museum occurs from 2 to 4 p.m. featuring Stew Walton demonstrating roping and on Saturday, Aug. 17 Archie Wainwright will do rope making.
On Sunday, Aug. 11, St. John’s Anglican Church is holding a fundraising supper at the Borden seniors centre at 5 p.m., with sausage on a bun, salads and desserts. Mary Saunders will have a slide show on their trip to Africa after the meal. There is no charge, but donations are gratefully accepted.
The weekend of Aug. 10 and 11 is the Radisson Agricultural Fair with slo-pitch, entries to view of crafts, baking, schoolwork, etc. in the curling rink, parade at 11 a.m. on the 10, kids events both days, gymkhana at noon. On the 11th, there is a pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. in the arena, light horse show, vintage tractor pull (starting at noon) and slo-pitch games all day.