Knitters’ retreat this weekend in Botha

By Louise Bellair

That time of year has come again with a couple things happening: On Nov.7, time goes back one hour.

Nov. 11 is Remembrance Day. Let us take time to remember our veterans that fought for us all in the wars. Poppies on sale now.

On Nov. 6, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., let’s us all take in the “ Botha Christmas Craft Sale”,

It sounds like a great place to attend and to buy some Christmas items, seeing Christmas is only about eight weeks away. Good luck to all that reserved tables. This is held in the Botha Hall.

Then that same weekend is the “ Heartland Machine Knitters’ Retreat” held at the seniors’ centre on Nov. 5,6 and 7. Have a fun weekend. All knitters are very welcome to attend.

Talking about Christmas coming up soon, why not phone Marsha now to book the Botha Hall for your gatherings. To reserve the hall phone Marsha at 403-742-2559.

Time change for the Bingo: Starting Nov. 9, the early bird Bingo will be starting up. So 7:15 p.m. will be the start up time for this activity, at the seniors’ centre. Everyone is welcome to come out and enjoy a game of Bingo.

On Nov. 12 at 8p.m., come out and take in the Old-Time dance. Please bring something to eat for this potluck and come out and take in some great music, and a fun time. These are held at the Botha Hall.

Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m., come out and enjoy a fresh cup of coffee at the seniors’ centre. Everyone is welcome to attend and is this is a great place to meet for friendly, neighbourly conversation.

Also on Wednesdays, in the afternoon, come out again and enjoy yourself at a great game of carpet bowling starting at 1:30. Come out and win a game and have fun.

Thursday evenings starting at 7 p.m., come out one and all and enjoy yourself at a game of floor curling. at the Botha Seniors’ Centre.

Free on Monday, Nov. 15? Join a game of military whist. The cards start moving at 1:30 p.m. at the seniors’ centre. It’s a fun card game, so come out and try the game. Even if you never played the game, but are willing to learn, come on out. Everyone is invited and a great way to spend a afternoon.

Church services continue on Sundays at 1 p.m. at the Botha United Church. Everyone is welcome. Reverend Susan Boyer will be officiating.