Striking a balance: Lots of events coming up in Clinton

It's getting busy in the run-up to Christmas, with lots to do around town.

Remembrance Day service

It was a moving and solemn service in the Clinton Memorial Hall on Friday, November 11. The hall was packed;, and a record number of wreaths were laid at the cenotaph. Lunch was served at the Legion following the service.

Library reception

There will be a reception and demonstration of the digitization project at the Clinton Library from 2 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 17. The event is to celebrate the completion of the digitization of the Clinton Lariat.There will be a demonstration of how to access back issues of the publication, and light refreshments will be served.

Snow Jockey AGM

The Clinton Snow Jockey club will hold its annual general meeting on November 17 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Clinton library. Anyone interested in cross country skiing is welcome to attend, and new members are always welcome.

PAC meeting

The Clinton school parent advisory council (PAC) will hold its regular meeting in the school library at 6:30 p.m. on November 17. All parents or caregivers of DSS students are welcome to attend.

PAC auction and dinner

There is still time to get your tickets to the 25th Clinton PAC auction and dinner. It will be held on Saturday, November 19 in the Clinton Memorial Hall. Tickets are still available at Integris Insurance, Clinton Home Hardware, and at David Stoddart School.

Donations are still welcome. They can be dropped off at Integris Insurance or the school. If you need someone to pick up your donation, please call the school at (250) 459-2219 or Kimberly Thomas at (250) 457-0348.

Grad turkey bingo

David Stoddart School grads will hold a turkey bingo on Monday, November 21 in the school gymnasium. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the early bird games begin at 6 p.m. There will also be a concession and bake sale.

Legion craft fair

The Clinton Legion (RCL #194) will host a craft sale on Saturday, November 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come and check out the hand-crafted items as well as Christmas baking. The Legion Ladies Auxiliary will have soup and buns available. Call Christine Stella at (250) 459-2731 to see if any tables are available.

 

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