Winter time activities, including crib, return to community schedule

Harvest is progressing well, but it is a disappointing harvest this year with below average yields due to the cold spring, late frosts and severe drought. Hopefully next year will be better.

Harvest is progressing well, but it is a disappointing harvest this year with below average yields due to the cold spring, late frosts and severe drought. Hopefully next year will be better.

The Endmoor Drop-In Centre is getting geared up to start their fall and winter activities.

Crib meets are held twice a month, the first and third Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m.

The first one of the fall is set for Oct. 6 and it will begin with a potluck supper at 6 p.m., followed by the crib games. You don’t have to be a senior to join in the crib games, all are welcome.

Other activities planned are to go to a dinner show in Delia in November and have a seniors’ Christmas dinner in December.

The drop-in centre is in need of more folks to come out and join in the activities in order to keep the organization going. If anyone is interested in taking part call Eleanor Schultz at 579-2344 or Dave Nixon Sr. at 579-2467 for more information.

Congratulations to first-time parents, Jonathan and Tavia Hayden, of Sherwood Park on the birth of their daughter Emelia Lee Hayden on Sept. 11, weighing 6 lbs. Congratulations also to the local grandparents, Jack and Jill Hayden.

Get well wishes go out to Clifton Tucker, who is a patient in the Hanna hospital.

Hope you are feeling well soon, Clifton.

Some of the local country music fans were to Edmonton on Thursday for the invitational concert of Tim McGraw and other artists.

This was to replace his show at the Big Valley Jamboree that was cancelled when a severe wind storm destroyed the main stage.

Members of the local dance club along with some parents and guests enjoyed a trip to Calaway Park on Saturday and were fortunate to have gorgeous weather.

Lee and Christine Tucker and boys of Oyen were weekend visitors with Mickey Tucker helping out with some yard and garden chores and also visiting Clifton in the hospital.

A few of the local ladies attended the baby shower for Lincoln Johnson in Hanna on Saturday.

The Byemoor Hotel is sporting a fresh new coat of white paint with burgundy trim and looks very sharp.

Weekend visitors with Marilyn Boehlke were Dave and Sheila Boehlke of Hanna.

Tara Schilling was the guest of honour at a surprise 30th birthday party held at their farm last weekend. Happy Birthday Tara.

Rosemary Stulberg was accompanied by her parents Bob and Dorothy Diprose of Stettler to Edmonton on Sunday for the first birthday party of Rosemary’s great-niece Evie Diprose.

Birthday greetings go out to: Sept. 26 – Patsy Gallagher and Jodi Sunstrum, Sept. 27 – Danny Grover Jr. and Dixie (Boehlke) Ingram, Sept. 28 – Ashley Hayden and Gail (Loomer) Wigemyr, Sept. 29 – Theresa Tucker.

Happy Anniversary to: Sept. 28 – Dave and Yvonne Groat, Sept. 29 – Lane and Bobbi Buchwitz and Tick and Yvonne Walker.