Deka Lake news

Interlakes residents hit by a snow storm on first day of spring

A major snowstorm on March 19 caused the Ladies Auxiliary to cancel its spring bingo

Well, Interlakes said au revoir to winter with a major snowstorm, such that the

Ladies Auxiliary’s March 19 “spring” bingo game was cancelled.

It didn’t seem worth the potential car accidents. The next bingo is June 25 and the Super G is $550.

Quarterly meeting

Deka Lake and District Volunteer Fire Department’s quarterly meeting is changed to April 27, instead of April 20, which is Easter.

All firefighters are requested to attend at 10 a.m.

Gardening tip

Tulip tip from Marion Traill: “To make them stand upright, not floppy, just put a straight pin through the tulip, in and out, between the stem and the bloom.

School news

Bridge Lake Community School is holding a Kid’s Baking Class (for students in Grade 4 and up) at 3:15 p.m. on April 10. Then on April 29, children can “Explore Nature” at 3:15 p.m.

Calendar

Call the writer for contact numbers.

• Bridge Lake Community School Book Club meets 1:30 p.m., April 5 to discuss Above all Things by Tanis Rideout. Call 250-593-2264 for venue.

• Highway 24/lnterlakes Lions meet 6:30 p.m., April 7 at Interlakes Hall.

• Log Cabin Quilters meet from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., April 9 at Interlakes Hall.

• Deka Ladies Auxiliary meets 10:30 a.m., April 9 at Deka Fire Hall.

• There is no Interlakes Snowmobile Club meeting this month.

• Call 250-593-4351 to make an appointment for the April 12 Income Tax Clinic at Bridge Lake School.

• Bridge Lake Photo Group Sixth Annual Photo Exhibition is from 1 to 4 p.m., April 13 at Bridge Lake School.

• Call 250-593-4582 to register children for the Lions’ Children’s Easter Party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 19 at Interlakes Hall.

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