by Louise Bellair
Starting to feel and look a lot like fall. With cooler nights, leaves turning color, school starting and harvest into full force. Where has the summer gone?
There is a lot of activities starting up again in Botha. To start things out: with the Old-Time Dances started up again on Sept. 10 at 8 p.m. The potluck dinner was followed by dancing. Please come along and bring something, listen to the band and enjoy dancing in the next event and also hear the new great sound system. On Sept. 26,, come and listen to the band named “Randy and the Reflectors”. This one will be starting at 1:30 p.m., so please bring a salad or dessert to this potluck .Dances go every second Friday and last Saturday of each month at the hall.
Throughout the month of September, Thursday evenings there will be church services starting at 7 p.m. at the United Church with Reverend Susan Boyer officiating. Then starting on Oct. 3, services will be taking place at 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon. This time will continue for the month of October. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Every Wednesday at 10 a.m.. please come and join us for coffee. These are held at the Seniors’ Centre,
Then don’t forget Bingo night. Sept. 14 is the next Bingo at 7:30 p.m. These are held at the Seniors’ Centre, as well. Come out and have fun.
The Botha Hall is also excepting reservations for any size get-togethers. Please contact Marsha at 403-742-2559.
The ball diamond is still open until the end of September. Please contact Ken or Wendy at 403-742-8184 for reservations.
Military whist is also starting up again for another great year. They run these games every third Monday of the month at the Senior Centre at 1:30 p.m.
Everyone is welcome to attend even if you have never played before, come and learn the game and have fun. It’s a great time.
Carpet bowling anyone? It is starting up again every Wednesday afternoons at 1:30 at the Seniors’ Centre. Come out and have fun at a bowling game.
Then every Thursday evenings, there is floor curling at 7 p.m. at the Seniors’ Centre.
A big thank you goes out to anyone and everyone for answering our soap article. Ada Church received several phone calls and recipe clippings, which she really appreciated. Thank you.
Jamie Rock received the ultimate gift on Sept. 10, a new grandson. Jake Wesley Rock was born to Clayton and Sarah Rock at the Stettler Hospital. Jake has an older brother Aidan, Grandparents are Stephen and Janie Rock, Peter and Tammy Pollack, Great Grandparents are Mae Pollack, Eileen Stewart, Albert and Peggy Duncan, Dan and Marie Barnec. Congratulations, everyone.
Please if anyone has any news, contact me so we can add it to our column. Please don’t keep it a secret.