Arena is now open for public skating, you just need to ask – Botha Booster

By Louise Bellair

Wishing you and yours a prosperous Happy New Year and all the very best in 2011. Hopefully everyone has great roads to travel on.

On Monday, Jan. 3 come out at noon for seniors’ regular monthly meeting. It’s a potluck dinner with the meeting to follow. All seniors are welcome to attend. This is held at Botha Seniors’ Centre.

Free on Tuesday, Jan 4 – Come on out at 7:15 p.m. and play a game of Early Bird Bingo. It’s a great way to spend an evening with your neighbors and have a great way to start off the new year.

The next Old-Time Dance is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 14 at 8 p.m. These are held at the Botha Hall. It’s a potluck lunch, so please bring something and come out for a great evening. The Gaetz Valley Band will be entertaining the crowd that evening. So, come out everyone and hear the great music and

kick your feet up. Another great activity to start out the new year out with.

Then on Jan. 19, come out and play some cards with your neighbor starting out at 1:30 in the afternoon. Military whist is an entertaining game and lots of fun. These two activities are held at the Botha Seniors’ Centre. Everyone is welcome to attend both of these.

Church services continue at regular hours now and everyone is invited. Services go Sundays at 11 a.m. with Reverend Susan Bowyer officiating.

Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m. come out, and have coffee with your neighbors. These are held at Botha Seniors’ Centre and everyone is welcome to come and enjoy a great cup of coffee with your neighbors.

Great news everyone! Botha arena is now open for the public enjoyment. The hours are from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Season family passes with some scheduled events are on sale now. Please contact Hazel Davidson at 403-742-8784, if no answer please leave a message and Hazel will call you back, or feel free to contact her on her cell at 403-741-5275. To book the arena for any functions please contact Hazel.

Men’s hockey is starting up also on Monday Jan. 3. These men’s hockey nights will be every Monday and Thursday evening. Please contact Murray Davidson at 403-741-5276 for more information.

Quilting is also starting out again for the new year. They will be meeting at 9:30 for this activity, so any one that is a quilter or interested in quilting, come on out to these. Quilters meet every second and last Monday of the month. These are being held at the Botha Seniors’ Centre.

There will be no floor curling or carpet bowling until further notice. Sorry about the inconvenience.