Annual Christmas party going ahead on Dec. 3

Watch Lake/Green Lake Community Association invited special visitor

This is to inform our community the Watch Lake/Green Lake Community Association (WLGLCA) will be having a Christmas party on Dec. 3 at the Watch Lake Community Hall (WLCH).

Doors will open at 5 p.m. with the potluck dinner at 6. A surprise visitor will be coming at 7:30 p.m. There will be goodies for registered children. Please contact Roze Sanders at 250-456-6091 to register your child’s name, age and sex, as well as how many adults will be attending and what food items you will bring for the potluck dinner.

The cut-off for the children’s registration is Nov. 25, no exceptions. Children not registered by this date will not receive goodies.

A non-perishable food item donation to the food bank would be greatly appreciated.

The WLGLCA will supply the ham and turkey for this event.

Community hall rental

If you would like to rent the Watch Lake Community Hall for receptions like weddings or anniversaries, birthday parties, get-togethers, meetings and other activities, please contact Joni Guenther at 250-456-7330.

She will gladly book the days you require for that special day.

Special wishes

A belated birthday wish goes to Vito Burtini for Oct. 25; we hope you had a wonderful day.

Bubbly birthday wishes go to Candace Tyler for Nov. 9 and Joni Guenther for Nov. 10.

Happy belated 48th wedding anniversary go to Lawrence and Helen Eagle for Nov. 2.


The Watch Lake-North Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department’s next practice will be on Nov. 19 at 10 a.m. New volunteers are always welcome. If you can find the time, come and join.

The Watch Lake & District Women‘s Institute meets the third Wednesday of the month at the WLCH. Social and crafts are at 11 a.m., and the meeting begins at 12:30 p.m. Bring a lunch. New members are welcome.

Let me know

If you have community events, get-well, birthday or anniversary wishes or news you would like to share with the community, call the writer at 250-395-9082 or e-mail at I would love to hear from you.




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