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Your guide to the long weekend for Nov. 9-11

A listing of local events taking place this weekend
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You will find lots of fun activities in and around Moose Jaw and area this long weekend. The following list highlights some events you won’t want to miss out on.

Central Lutheran Church Craft Sale

Central Lutheran’s Refugee Sponsorship Committee will hold a craft sale on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the church’s Fellowship Hall. Vendors will have lots of items for sale. Handmade crafts and clothing items donated by church members will also be available. All proceeds will support a refugee family who has been part of the community for just over a year.

Imagine Local: Holiday Edition

Shop local and support a great cause this weekend! Due to popular demand, Moose Jaw Families for Change will once again host its Imagine Local craft sale. The sale will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at two locations — the Kinsmen Inclusion Centre at 335 Fourth Ave. SW and down the block at the Kinsmen Café, located at 431 Fourth Ave. SW. There will be lots of vendors selling locally produced, handmade items. Admission is $5 at the door and is good for both locations. Proceeds will support MJFFC’s newest program, Imagine Employment. 

Wakamow Valley Christmas Craft and Bake Sale

Get your Christmas shopping done early at the annual Wakamow Valley Christmas Craft & Bake Sale. The event will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sportsman Centre. Admission is $3, or free for kids 12 and under. There will be plenty of vendors on site. A concession will be available.

Spring Valley Country Christmas

Visit Spring Valley Community Hall on Saturday for a Country Christmas Craft and Bake Sale. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be in attendance. You will find lots of vendors and a variety of items for sale. A homemade lunch and refreshments will be available.

Morse Museum Country Christmas

Drive over to Morse this Saturday for the Morse Museum Country Christmas. There will be a mini trade show and a donation tea. The event will run from 1 to 5 p.m. with a dinner to follow. Admission is free, while the dinner costs $15/person.

In Remembrance

Visit the Western Development Museum on Saturday at 2 p.m. for a presentation from Saskatchewan photographer and blogger Kenton de Jong. He will discuss the impact of the Spanish influenza during WWI and how it affected Saskatchewan. The WDM will also screen several short films from the National Film Board. Light refreshments will be available. Regular museum admission applies but the event is free for WDM members.

Book Launch

Author David McGrane will launch new book, Back to Blakeney: Revitalizing the Democratic State, at Post Horizon Booksellers on Saturday at 2 p.m. The book focuses on the career of former premier Allan Blakeney and his legacy. This is a free, public event. Books will be available for purchase and light refreshments will be served.

Film Screening at MJPL

The Moose Jaw Public Library will show the 2019 film, Men In Black: International, on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in the library theatre. There film is offered free of charge and everyone is welcome to attend. The film is rated PG -13.

Warriors vs. Swift Current

Game on! The Warriors will host the Swift Current Broncos on Saturday at Mosaic Place. The puck drops at 7 p.m. Tickets are available through the Mosaic Place box office.

Cornerstone Presents Annie

Support local theatre and budding young actors at the same time. Cornerstone Christian School will present the classic musical Annie at the Mae Wilson Theatre on both Saturday and Sunday. The show will start at 7 p.m. on both nights. Tickets are either $17 or $24 and are available through the Cultural Centre box office

Town and Country Singles Dance

Get your dancing shoes on! The Town and Country Singles Dance will be held on Saturday from 8 p.m. to midnight at Church of Our Lady. The Band will be “Just Us.” The cost is $14 and includes a lunch. Married couples welcome!

Bird Feeder Workshop

Moose Jaw Nature Society will host this special workshop at St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. Learn about the birds that will visit feeders over the winter and then get the opportunity to build a feeder. Afterwards, the group will head to Wakamow to hang the feeders up for the birds. Bring pine nuts to hand feed the birds! The event is free and open to the general public. It is not recommended for anyone with peanut allergies. 

Remembrance Day Service

The city’s Remembrance Day service will be held at Mosaic Place on Monday. Please be seated by 10:30 a.m. A parade of veterans will follow after the service. All veterans who are able to do so are invited to join in the parade, which will meet on Second Ave. NE and High St. W. The Legion Lounge will be open to the public (adults only) following the service and parade. A light lunch will be served.

Remembrance Day Open House

The Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans (ANAVETS) will host an open house at 279 High St. W. on Monday from 12 to 7 p.m. A light lunch will be served. Everyone is welcome.




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