Botha plans Halloween fun

By Louise Bellair

With Halloween coming up and kids of all ages, getting excited, there are several sales on now, and a lot of Halloween activities coming up so get yourself ready for the fun, and please drive carefully, and watch our for our Halloweeners.

The weather has been not too bad for the farmers to finish off their harvesting, a few cool days and cool evenings, but hopefully it will continue until harvest is done before Old man Winter sets in.

The next old-time dance will be held on Sunday, Oct. 31 at 1:30 p.m. So, ladies, please bring a salad or desert and come out and have some fun. These dances are held at the Botha Hall.

Bingo will be held Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the seniors’ centre. So come out and enjoy a game.

Come out Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and enjoy a fresh cup of coffee with us at the seniors’ centre. It’s a great hour spent, very relaxing. Then Wednesday afternoon’s at 1:30 p.m., come out and enjoy a game of carpet bowling. Everyone is welcome.

Church services continue every Sunday at 1 p.m. Reverend Susan Boyer is officiating.

The quilting club’s next meeting will be Oct. 25 at 9:30 a.m. at the seniors’ centre. Everyone is welcome to attend.

On Nov. 6, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. will be our Botha Christmas Craft at the hall. Tables are very limited, so please call Marsha at 403-742-2559 to reserve a table.

The Heartland Machine Knitter Club would like to invite everyone out to their annual retreat on Nov. 5, 6 and 7 at the Botha Seniors’ Centre. Wool has been donated, so please, anyone that is interested in knitting please attend. Some finished articles that have been completed will be donated back to Stettler and the community. Thank you to anyone that donated yarn, this is very much appreciated. The times are as follows: Friday, Nov. 5 from 2 p.m. to approximately 9 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 6 is from 9 a.m. to again approximately 9 p.m. and then on Sunday Nov. 7- is from 9 a.m. to approximately 2 p.m. Come out and have a great relaxing weekend with them. Everyone is invited to attend.

On Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. is Carpet Curling at the seniors’ centre. Everyone is invited. Hope everyone had fun and got lots of memories to remember from last week’s tournament.

With Christmas season coming up in about nine weeks’ time, phone Marsha at 403-742-2559 to book the Botha Hall for your Christmas parties.

To finish this week’s article I would like to thank the person that put the picture in from the Terry Fox Run. It was very much appreciated. It really looks good. Pictures are always welcome.

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