Midale (cpd) — The Midale Oilmen Association's annual golf tournament will be held Friday, July 27 at the Mainprize Regional Park.
There are over 120 golfers already registered and the limit is 144. Teams that want to register should contact Darren Moldenhauer or Catrina Moldenhauer by Thursday, July 26. It is a two person best-ball format.
The precautionary boil water advisory for Midale was lifted on July 13.
The second session of swimming lessons went from July 22 to 27. The swimming pool is open most days from 1 to 8 p.m. The pool will be closed on the August long weekend due to a staffing shortage.
The Midale Museum will be open for visitors and tours until Labour Day weekend.
The annual Threshing Bee and Heritage days was postponed from July 28 to 29 and is rescheduled for August 18 to 19. Be sure to come out and enjoy the pancake breakfast each morning. There will be an Ecumenical Church service at 11 a.m. at Heritage Village on August 19.
Residents are reminded of the Summer MOMents program. This program encourages adult conservation, and is a playgroup for moms and their baby, toddler, preschooler or other young children. They meet in the side wing of the Midale Baptist Church on Wednesday mornings from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
There are only two more program dates, on August 15 and 22. For more information contact Criston White.
The Midale Public Library is once again holding the TD Summer Reading Program. This year's theme is Imagine!
This theme familiarizes young readers with literature of the fantastic. Readers will be charmed by fantasy stories and novels and they will be enthralled by tales of wonder.
They will discover unusual creatures and strange machines in mysterious locales. Imagine a summer of books, games and activities that will give free rein to young people's imaginations. Preschool and children's programs will take place every Wednesday morning at the Midale Public Library. Call the library office for more information and to register your child.
A family reunion was held July 6 to 8 for the Anderson's in Brooks, Alberta. Those attending from Midale were Don and Karen Anderson, Marg Hauglum, Allan and Joanne Hauglum, Tyler and Lacy Scrupps and their four children, as well as Dwayne and Jodi Carlson and their two children from Halbrite.
Approximately 150 people attended the three day event. Some people brought their campers, others tented and others stayed in motels. They plan on doing it again in two years in Saskatchewan.
Word was received of the passing of Clarence Guider of Halbrite. A graveside memorial service was held on July 21 at the Halbrite Cemetery.
Elwin Hoium, late of Midale passed away July 3 at the age of 89. He was six days away from his 90 birthday. He was a resident of Hillview Manor in Estevan for the past seven years. A funeral service was held for him at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church on July 7 with Pastor Ciceley McDougal officiating. Interment was at Westphalia Cemetery in Midale. Many family members came from as far away as Montreal, Quebec. Elwin was a brother to Marvin (Ruth) Hoium from Midale.
Edith Messer is now a resident at the Weyburn Special Care Home. She was moved there on July 16.