Donalda spruces up ‘Christmas Village’

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for Dec. 1 and attend “Village Christmas.”

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for Dec. 1 and attend “Village Christmas.” It will be a day of fun, fellowship and Christmas shopping. The “village” will open its doors at 11a.m. There will be the Christmas Market for the older ones and Santa’s Shopping Centre for the little ones — but also for their parents and siblings — where everything is $1.

All of that is followed by a “Lite Parade” at 5 p.m. Come and enjoy the day in the country.

The Donalda Community Art Gallery will be open to view a collection of “Nativity Scenes,” starting Dec. 1. Stop in for a warm cup of apple cider and cookies. Then, during the month of December on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays, or by appointment by calling the museum at 403-883-2100.

The Donalda Community Arts Society met Tuesday night in the library. If the group is something you would enjoy, or have an interest in, new members with new ideas are invited to come out and see what the society is all about.

Today through Friday, the Donalda Ag Society is hosting a “Meagan Saum Clinic.” You can check out her website,, or call Becky at 403-883-2436 for more information. Admission is by donation.

Are you or someone you know looking for a part-time job? The Donalda Ag Society is looking to fill the custodian position. Contact Jodi at 403-883-2330 for more information on the position.

The Donalda Ag Society is hosting another Red Cross First-Aid course. For more information, call Mary at 403-883-2469.

The curling ice is being flooded. If you are interested in curling, call Kim at 403-883-2407 or Mike at 403-883-2469.

Register your team or put your name in to be on a team or a spare.

Next Tuesday, Nov. 20, is a busy day for meetings. The library meeting is at 10 a.m. in the library, while Kidz Club meets from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the church, and then the Parent Society meets at 7:30 p.m. at the school.

On Wednesday, Nov. 21, there will be Bingo at the Drop-In Centre. Doors open at 7 p.m. Bingo starts at 7:30 p.m. Come out for the fellowship and enjoy a cup of coffee and cookies.

Thursday, Nov. 22, is “Paperpalooza” teen night at the library. Come out and learn skills of Origami. This runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Birthday wishes go out to William Whiteside, Brett Rider, Emma Gebhardt, Terri Granigan, Cyndy Lovell, Frank Salmon, Heather Martini, Ryan Carroll, Zachary Blouin, Dylan Swedberg, Matthew Swedberg, Tina Franklin, Jennifer Bergstrom, Robert Bergstrom and anyone else celebrating this week. Happy Birthday!

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