Delia Senior News
It feels like summer today, the warmest day we’ve had so far this year, but rain is in the forecast. We could use a few showers, just to wash the winter dust from the trees and encourage the spring flowers to come out of hiding.
Attention: Parents with children who would like to attend summer camp this year - the Delia United Church is offering to pay half of the camping fee for a limited number of campers who attend Bar Harbour Camp this summer. For more information or for camp application forms, contact Eleanor Fair at 403 364 2521, or pick up forms at the school.
Just a note from Communities in Bloom: when you are planning your flower displays for the summer, don’t forget we are celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday. Stay tuned for Heritage themed events in our community.
Remember to take Mom out for breakfast on Sunday, May 14, at the Delia Community Centre, for a fabulous pancake breakfast, sponsored by the Delia Elks. Breakfast is served from 9 until noon, it is usually a little special on Mother’s Day, so be sure to take it in.
The Delia Drop In Centre will hold their general meeting for May on Thursday, May 11,
This is the second year they have held a multicultural festival, but this was the first time it was school-wide.
“The first time we did it, it was very small it was part of our Connections leadership project, and was just in a classroom,” she explains.
The inspiration for the festival comes from her life experience.
“As a child, I moved around a lot and have explored a lot of at 10 in the forenoon. Drop in for coffee and stay for the meeting. The potluck lunch is on Thursday the 18th, at 12 noon sharp. Bring a dish and join us for lunch. Movie night will follow at 6 p.m. if there is enough interest. Games night is on the last Thursday of the month with crib or other card games, lots of fun and refreshments, admission is a toonie.
The Endmoor Floor Curling Club participated in the Botha Bonspiel on May 4 with two teams entered. Curlers from Delia who played were Joan Morrison and Eva Nielsen. Both teams did well in the event.
Calling all amateur artistscome to the school on Wednesday from 4 p.m. until 7:30 for an informal painting experience. Just bring your paints and painting materials, come for fun and conversation. Our resident artist, Bobbi Hofer will be present to assist with questions and techniques.
Many Delia residents will remember their former neighbor, Gordon Roberts, who lived here for years. Gordon passed away in continuing care recently and his family will be holding a memorial service for Gordon at the Delia Drop In Centre on Saturday, May 20, at 1 p.m.