NEWS & EVENTS
Notice of SAMA Open House

Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency (SAMA) will be conducting an open house on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at City Hall to meet individually with property owners to discuss their assessment.

[Wed June 7]
2017 Budget Release

The 2017 budget was a challenging budget requiring difficult decisions to be made to balance the budget while ensuring key programs such as infrastructure maintenance and repair and the transfer to infrastructure replacement are not compromised.

Melfort Skatepark

Quick facts about the Skatepark development process

·         June, 2016:  Council approves Phase 1 of the Spruce Haven Park Development, which includes a budget of $720,700 for the construction of a Skatepark and site servicing. See:  Press Release 

·         July, 2016:  An RFP is issued for the Skatepark Design and Development, which is awarded to New Line Skateparks Inc.

 
UP & COMING EVENTS


 Melfort Up & Coming Events 

If you wish to be included on the following list of Community Up & Coming Events, please e-mail the information about your function to facilitybookings@cityofmelfort.ca

Kerry Vickar Centre Events
Click on the above link for a schedule of upcoming events at the Kerry Vickar Centre.  For more information contact the Program Coordinator at 306-752-4177.  Click here for online bookings and registration.

Seniors' Place Events
Event Schedule:  Call 306-752-5904
Melfort & District Seniors Club, 118 Burrows Ave W
Mondays - Exercises, Balancing, Strength, Tai-Chi:
Mondays at 10:00 am.  

2017 Farmers' Market Schedule
Inside Melfort Mall:  12:00 noon - 4:00 pm  
     June 1, 15, 29
Outside Melfort Mall:  2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
     Every Thursday from July 6 to September 28.
Inside Melfort Mall:  12:00 noon - 4:00 pm
     Oct 5 & 12, Nov 9 & 23, Dec 14 & 21


Sylvan Learning Educational Camps & Events
Sylvan Learning offers a variety of educational camps for the Melfort Area.  To register, please call 1-306-763-1050 or email rachel@pasylvan.ca. Rachel Lavigne, Director of Education, Sylvan Learning Prince Albert.

Melfort Pickleball
Melfort Pickleball meets every Thursday evening at 7:00 pm at the Tennis Courts on Bemister Avenue East.  
Feel free to drop in to play or learn how to play!

Baby Bookworms
Thursdays at 11:00 am, beginning May 11 and running until June 15
Melfort Public Library
106 Crawford Ave W
A 6 week program for babies 0 - 12 months. Parents and babies, come for 30 minutes of baby bouncing fun, then stay to chat with other parents.

Spring Flea Market
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Exhibition Grounds 4-Seasons Arena
To book a table at $15.00, call 306-752-2240 or e-mail melfortag@sasktel.net.  Lunch available, provided by Melfort Agricultural Society.

2nd Annual
Legion Beef, Beans & Beer Night
Saturday, May 27, 2017, 6:00 pm
Lounge open from 4:00 - 9:00 pm
Royal Canadian Legion Hall - 101 McLeod Ave E, Melfort
Tickets:  $20.00 available at Scotiabank Melfort - cash or cheque please
Fundraiser for the Legion's roof.  Help the Legion help the Community with the facility.  Sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion - Melfort Branch 30.  For more info, contact Jim Graham at 306-275-2051 or 306-921-4212 or Leiflynn Jeffery at 306-752-2713.

The Saskatchewan Craft Council offers
Professional Practices for Artists
Saturday, May 27, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Kerry Vickar Centre, Melfort - 206 Bemister Ave E
As part of our ongoing support for fine craft and art professions, the Saskatchewan Craft Council offers arts business training through our Professional Practices for Artists program.  As part of our provincial program launch, we will be holding an information session in Melfort on Saturday, May 27th at 7:00 pm.  At these sessions, we will also discuss Creative Saskatchewan's current grant programs (closing deadline July 10th) and a grant writing course we will be offering to support art and craft professionals in applying for these opportunities.
To register:  sign-up at www.picatic.com/MelfortIntroductionSpring2017 or call 306-850-6545.
Provided with funding from Creative Saskatchewan's Business Capacity Grant Program.

Melfort Saskatchewan Blue Cross MS Walk
Sunday, May 28, 2017, 2:00 pm
Kerry Vickar Centre - 206 Bemister Avenue East
To register or for more information, visit www.mswalks.ca or contact Stephanie Taylor, MS Walk Coordinator, at 306-752-1851.

The Amusing Comedy & Music Tour
featuring Leland Klassen and Dan MacAulay
Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 7:00 pm
Park Avenue Bible Church 
103 Park Avenue East, Melfort
A night of comedy and music!
$10.00 per ticket in advance ($15.00 at the door).  Tickets available online at
https://tickets.buzztix.com/event/amusingmelfort
Check out our Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/events/413425425716737
For more information, call 306-752-2413.

Summer Reading Kick off Party
Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Melfort Public Library
Outdoor activities courtesy of Melfort Day Camps.
Fish Pond - Refreshments
Everyone welcome!

Melfort Tourist Centre - Mini Golf Kids' Camp
Week #1:  July 10 - 14
1:00 - 5:00 pm
$20.00/week, Ages 6 - 10 Welcome!
Preregistration Required.  Application forms available from the Melfort & District Chamber of Commerce, 102 Spruce Haven Road, or call 306-752-4636.

Melfort Tourist Centre - Mini Golf Kids' Camp
Week #2: July 31 - August 4 
1:00 - 5:00 pm
$20.00/week, Ages 6 - 10 Welcome!
Preregistration Required. Application forms available from the Melfort & District Chamber of Commerce, 102 Spruce Haven Road, or call 306-752-4636. 

Melfort Tourist Centre - Mini Golf Kids' Camp
Week #1: August 14 - 18 
1:00 - 5:00 pm
$20.00/week, Ages 6 - 10 Welcome!
Preregistration Required. Application forms available from the Melfort & District Chamber of Commerce, 102 Spruce Haven Road, or call 306-752-4636.

7th Annual Melfort Multi-K
Saturday, September 16, 2017
8:30 a.m.
Kerry Vickar Centre, 206 Bemister Avenue East
To register, volunteer or for more information, visit www.melfortmultik.ca