Quilting club in Botha alters meeting time to accommodate Thanksgiving

Terry Fox runners -  Alissa MacLaughlin and Benjamin Tschritter are leading in last Friday’s Terry Fox Run just in front of the new Botha School principal Mitch Hammond.

Terry Fox runners - Alissa MacLaughlin and Benjamin Tschritter are leading in last Friday’s Terry Fox Run just in front of the new Botha School principal Mitch Hammond.

By Louise Bellair

Hi everyone!

There will be a floor curling tournament on Wednesday, Oct. 14, starting at 9:30 a.m. This will be held at the Botha Seniors’ Centre. Good luck to a the curlers.

Regular floor curling takes place every Thursday at 7 p.m. at the same place.

On Oct. 8, come out to hear and dance with the music from the “ Grass Root” band. Please, ladies, bring a snack with you. This dance will start out at 8 p.m., so come out and enjoy yourself. Everyone’s welcome. Old-time dances continue every second Friday and last Sunday of each month.

Every first Monday of each month starting at noon there is a meeting. These are held at the seniors’ centre with a potluck dinner, so please bring something and come take in the meeting. All seniors welcome.

Jean Jackson had company this passed week. Cam Keiver and Doris Ferquson (Jean’s sister) from Vancouver, made it down.

The quilting club will be meeting on Oct. 12, instead of Oct. 11, at 9:30 a.m. due to Thanksgiving holiday. But then will continue thereafter, every second and last Monday of the month starting at 9:30 a.m.

Come out for some great exercise and play a game of bowling. Carpet bowling runs every Wednesday afternoon starting at 1:30 p.m. at the seniors’ centre.

Church services are held every Sunday afternoon starting at 1 p.m. with Reverend Susan Boyer officiating. Everyone is welcome to attend.

On Oct. 12, starting at 7:30 p.m. come and try out your Bingo hand. Bingo is held every second Tuesday evening at the Seniors’ Centre. Come out one and all and join us at a game of Bingo and have a relaxing evening.

Then every third Monday of the month, come out and join us in a game of military whist. These games start at 1:30 p.m. at the seniors’ centre. Come on out and enjoy playing a game of cards.

Run turkeys, run! Sales are on now for your Thanksgiving weekend, which is coming up Oct. 9,10 and 11.