Upcoming Events

May 2016

  • Svoboda Dance Festival Friday May 6, 2016 to Sunday May 8, 2016 - Schedule to be announced, Dekker Centre for the Performing Arts
    The Svoboda Dance organization provides Ukrainian dance instruction and culture for young people in a variety of age groups. The annual festival, held each spring, offers dancers from throughout the region an opportunity to have their performances judged by a professional adjudicator and to perform before large, appreciative audiences. For more information please visit the Dekker Centre for the Performing Arts online at www.dekkercentre.com and follow Svoboda Dancers on Facebook.
  • 2016 Gold Eagle Casino Annual Round Dance Friday May 6, 2016 - Feast at 1:00 pm, Starts at 8:00 pm, Battlefords Exhibition Park
    Held at the Agri-Plex at the Battlefords Exhibition Park, this event features a feast, midnight lunch and giveaway. Announcers include William (Boyko) Stone and Howard Walker. Feast at 1:00 pm, Program begins at 8:00 pm. For more information please visit www.goldeaglecasino.ca.
  • Community BBQ Friday May 6, 2016 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, The Lighthouse
    Celebrating Mental Health Week. Sponsored by Battle River treaty 6 Health Centre, CMHA Battlefords Branch and the Lighthouse. Info call (306) 445-3600.
  • CFS 24th Annual Charity Dinner & Auction Saturday May 7, 2016 - Cocktails 5 pm, program 6 pm, dinner to follow, Tropical Inn Hotel & Convention Centre
    Catholic Family Services of the Battlefords invites you to a Winter Wonderland for their 24th Annual Charity Dinner and Auction on Saturday, May 7th. Cocktails 5:00 pm, Program 6:00 pm and dinner to follow. Major sponsor Tropical Inn. Auction compliments of Kramer Auction Services. $60.00 per person. Corporate table of eight - $450.00. For tickets or more information please contact (306) 445-6960.
  • Roast Beef Supper and Comedy Night Saturday May 7, 2016 - Cocktails 5pm, Supper 6pm, Comedians 8pm, Battlefords Wildlife Federation
    There will be a Roast Beef Supper and Comedy Night featuring comedians Lars Callieou and Ryan Short, on May 7th at the Wildlife Federation Building. Cocktails at 5:00 p.m. Supper at 6:00 p.m. Comedians at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $30.00 per person. This is an adults only event. There will also be a dessert auction, a silent auction and raffle items. Call Tammy at 306.441.7947 or 306.540.4664.
  • The National Youth Band of Canada Thursday May 12, 2016 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm, Dekker Centre for the Performing Arts
    The National Youth Band of Canada (NYB) is the most comprehensive music education youth project offered by the Canadian Band Association. In 1978, 1991, and annually since 1994, the National Youth Band of Canada has provided an opportunity for the country's outstanding 16-22 year old musicians to gather for an enriching and inspiring musical and cultural experience. It is an outstanding opportunity to perform under the leadership of a renowned Canadian conductor and a Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. featured soloist. The NYB experience also provides each of these young musicians the chance to network with some of the finest instrumentalists from across Canada. The NYB is the premiere youth wind ensemble in Canada. Every year the band travels to a different Canadian province for one week of intense rehearsals and performances. This past May, the National Youth Band of Canada was held in Toronto, Ontario at Humber College. Our guest Yamaha Performing Artist with NYB 2015 was saxophonist Dr. Jeremy Brown! From May 8-14, 2016, the National Youth Band will be in Saskatchewan. The band will be based at the University of Saskatchewan for the week. This would include accommodations and rehearsal facilities. The band meets together for the first time on Sunday, May 8 and has an evening rehearsal. three more days of intensive rehearsal. The band will perform several concerts in Saskatchewan. Martin Boundy, Dr. Dennis Prime, Bramwell Tovey, Andr Jutras, James Hargreaves, Stphane LaForest, Bobby Herriot, Dr. Gerald King, Dr. Glenn Price, Dr. Gillian MacKay, Dr. Tania Miller, Alain Cazes, Dr. Denise Grant, Marvin Eckroth, Dr. Fraser Linklater, Dr. Karem Simon, Colin Clarke, Dr. Shelley Jagow, Dr. Wayne Jeffrey, Dr. Cynthia Johnson Turner, Dr. Colleen Richardson, Jonathan Dagenais, Gareth Jones, Robert Taylor are all accomplished Canadian musicians and conductors who have brought outstanding artistry and musicianship to the NYB podium. The CBA was formed in 1934 to promote and develop the musical, educational and cultural values of band music in Canada.