Striking a Balance – popular Sportsmen’s banquet this weekend

Susan Swan's weekly column of community news and events in Clinton.

Sportsmen Association Banquet

The Clinton and District Outdoor Sportsmen Association will host a banquet, auction and dance at the Clinton Memorial Hall on Saturday, April 27.

Social hour begins at 4:30 followed by dinner at 6 pm with several wild game dishes and roast beef and ham for those who prefer. A live auction will follow the dinner and a silent auction will go on throughout the evening.

Dancing to live music by Jess Lee and Friends will follow the auction.

For information or tickets call Alfreda at 250-459-2131, Rolly at 250-459-2487, Terry at 250-459-2362 or Sandi at 250-459-7013.

Seedy Sunday

The Clinton Communities in Bloom Committee presents Seedy SUNDAY on Sunday, May 5 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Clinton Memorial Hall.

There will be a seed swap and sale with open pollinated heritage and heirloom organic seeds. There will also be information and displays on a variety of gardening topics, as well as potting plants, composting, workshops, children’s activities and crafts. Lunch, snacks and coffee will be available on site.

There is no charge to set up. For information or to book a table (at no charge) call Susan at 250-459-2224 or email

Plan to attend to get lots of information to make your garden even better this year.

Caregiver Workshop

On Wednesday, May 8 the Clinton Health Auxiliary is sponsoring a caregiver workshop in the basement of the Clinton Legion from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The topics to be covered include Understanding Dementia; Understanding Communication; Understanding Behaviour; Planning for the Future and Self-Care for the Caregiver.

Attendance is by donation. Lunch and coffee will be provided. Space is limited so if you would like to attend please phone Carol at 250-459-2487 before April 30.

Susan Swan