Floor curling, carpet bowling set to begin on fall calendar

Bingo night happens again Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 7:15 at the Botha Senior Centre.

Bingo night happens again Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 7:15 at the Botha Senior Centre. Grab your friends and your bingo dabbers and come out for a good time.

October marks the start of carpet bowling and floor curling for another great year of excitement. Carpet bowling begins Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 1:30 p.m., and floor curling starts Thursday Oct. 4, at 7 p.m.

There will be a floor curling tournament on Oct. 25, starting at 9 a.m. Gather up a team and phone Robbie Kary at 403-742-2116 to register your team, or for more information.

The Quilting Club is on its way to another great year of creative crafts. They meet at 9:30 a.m. on the second and last Monday of each month. Even if you have never quilted before, but would like to learn how, show up at the Botha Senior Centre, because the members would love to teach you. They meet at the Botha Senior Centre.

Military Whisk resumes soon. The first game will be Oct. 15 at 1:30 p.m. at the Botha Senior Centre. If you’ve never played Military Whisk, but enjoy playing cards, come on out, because participants are happy to teach you the game.

One special lady in the Botha area is celebrating her birthday this Saturday. Her name is Jean Jackson. Hope you have a special day, Jean.

This will be the last Thursday to worship at 7 p.m.

As of the first Sunday in October, the time will change to 1 p.m. on Sundays. The next Botha monthly meeting will be this Monday, Oct. 1, starting at 11:30 a.m. These meetings are held at the Botha Senior Centre, so all seniors are welcome to attend on the first Monday of each month. The meetings are also pot-luck occasions, so please bring one of your favourite dishes.

The Botha Community Centre committee has decided not to have the “Raise the Roof” event this year, but instead they’re planning for a big one sometime in 2013.

The Botha Christmas craft sale will be on the first weekend of November. With any more questions, or to rent a table, phone Marsha Mailer at 403-742-2559.

Students are well on their way to another successful school year, and they’re already busy like normal.

All the teachers would like all the students to take time to read nightly, if they’re not busy doing other homework.

It’s recommended grades 2 and 3 students read 15 minutes per day, and the grades 4 and 5 students read 30 minutes per day.

To register your child for playschool, contact Botha School at 403-742-5187.

Hot lunches start up again Oct. 3.

The next old-time dance is this Sunday, starting at 1:30 p.m. So come on out for one great Sunday afternoon. Country Gem Band are scheduled to entertain at Botha Hall.

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