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Thursday, May 8, 2019
Marsh Lake Community Society is seeking new board members!
We urge you to consider sitting on the MLCS Board...the board that's behind the happenings at the Community Centre.  Meetings are held Wednesday evenings once monthly and take around 2 hours. There are currently four open board seats, and we will be electing more at the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, May. 29th.  At the Jackalope - 7:30pm

Please note: If you wish to stand for the board, or to vote at the AGM, you need to sign up for your 2019-20 ML Community Society membership by the Mid-MAY meeting of the board.  Complete this form here: or drop in to the Community Centre during open hours and we will hand you one that is already printed.
Greg or Shirley will be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding this process.


The Jackalope Club

- Dinner menu for Friday, May 10, 2019 -

Tonights ASIAN Dinner begins with

Tomato, coconut and lemongrass soup(with or without shrimp)

and is followed by either:

Selection #1 - Teriyaki pork with noodles - 24


Selection #2 - Stir fried tofu and veggie noodles - 19


and finally

Matcha tapioca for dessert. Coffee and tea are included

Tonight's chef is Melissa Bernard.
Come for dinner, or just for drinks.
Doors open at 6PM, Dinner is served from 6:30 to 8:30PM
Click here to reserve by email
Marsh Lake Community Yard Sale!

To get on the list/map, please email us @ with your name, physical(civic) address and contact info, and we'll create a listing/map of all the yard sales in the area, and advertise for you in the local newspapers, Facebook, the MLCC website @  
Deadline to get info to us:Tuesday, June 4th

For more information, contact Shirley or Greg at 660-4999, or email:

Marsh Lake Emergency Services Society Invites
Marsh Lakers and all Southern Lakes Residents to a
Wildland Fire Presentation
At Marsh Lake Community Centre
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Please join us to hear about:

FireSmart – What is FireSmart and how can it help us?
Community protection from wildfire – some concepts in community protection
FireSmart at home – What home owners can do to prepare for a wildfire event

Marsh Lake has already had one brush fire event this spring which was extinguished with the help of Marsh Lake Fire Rescue, Golden Horn Fire Department and Wildland Fire crews including a helicopter. Let’s all be ready by knowing what we can do individually if a fire event occurs and how we can work toward prevention of a wild fire. 

Judas Creek Residents:
As part of their commitment to safer communities, the Yukon Government has been working to assign a civic address to all residential properties in Yukon.

Your civic address consists of a house number and a street name. This address will help ensure that the fire department, ambulance or RCMP can quickly and easily find your home when they are called in an emergency.  This civic address does not change anything for mailing or property tax purposes as your mailing address and lot number remain the same.

Your number plate has been provided for you by Yukon government and is available for pick up at the Marsh Lake Community Centre.
Another fun, successful Osteofit series comes to a close...many thanks to Ursula, and to our funder, Recreation and Parks Association Yukon.  Hope to see you in the fall!!  
The Week at a Glance...
Sunday       1 - 4pm                             
Monday       Centre Closed (Pump Fitness 6:30pm - Gym)       
Tuesday      5 -  9pm 
  • Osteofit: 1- 2pm (Gym/Registration closed)
  • North of 60: 2 - 4pm
  • Yoga taking a break until fall
Wednesday  5 - 9pm
  • MLCS meeting 7:30 PM
  • Pump Fitness (Gym): 6:30 - 8pm
Thursday    5 - 9pm
  • GAMES NIGHT: Shuffleboard, Pickle Ball & Board Games   6 - 9pm
  • Jackalope Lounge open!
Friday       6pm - Midnight
  • Jackalope Lounge - Open 6pm ~ Dinner served 7 - 8pm
  • Open Gym - 6 - 10pm
Saturday:    11am - 6pm
  • Pump Fitness: 11am - 12:30pm (Gym)
  • Bridge: 1 - 3pm (Beginner and experienced players welcome!)
  • Knitting & Needlework Circle: 1 - 3pm
  • Happy Hour: 3 - 6pm
"Open Gym" during Open Hours, except when programming happening. 
South of 6 - will return in the fall!  
There's new indoor play equipment for our youngest Marsh Lakers...bring the family and try it out!
Call us during Open Hours any time at the Centre: 660-4999, or email for more information!
Marsh Lake Emergency Services Society

Special General Meeting – Elections
(Deputy Fire Chief, Deputy Rural Medical Supervisor)
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Marsh Lake Firehall
(in Judas Creek Subdivision)
For Election Information Please See Returning Officer Klara Pelzer
PO Box 2171 Marsh, Lake, YT
Marsh Lake Emergency Services Society

Annual General Meeting
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
Marsh Lake Firehall
(in Judas Creek Subdivision)
This meeting will be preceded by a SGM for elections and snack and refreshments to follow.
To obtain a copy of the agenda contact the MLESS Secretary at
PO Box 2171 Marsh, Lake, YT
Don't forget to take this great art show in while it's running!
Shuffleboard, anyone?  

We're planning a Shuffleboard Tournament, with the ElderActive Recreation Association (ERA) from Whitehorse!  This is an invitational tournament, for players of all levels.  Watch for the dates and registration info...coming soon! 

There'll be an evening of lessons with 'the pro's' from ERA ~ one of the next Thursday evenings.  Date to be determined.  
Call Shirley Anne ~ 660-4999 for more info or to let me know of your interest. 
Seeking expressions of interest from artists who have skills and experience in facilitating art workshops for children...for planned summer and fall workshops. 
Contact Shirley Anne at (867) 660-4999 to discuss contract.  Please be prepared to provide samples of your work and any certifications you have.  An RCMP Vulnerable Sector Criminal Records check is required.    

It’s Spring and flowers and wildlife are out! Bears are in hyperphagia and they are desperately trying to fatten up on roots and bulbs.  Please manage your attractants by following the recommendations in WildWise Yukon’s ( backyard checklist and keep people, pets and wildlife safe!

Please report wildlife sightings and encounters to the TIPP line


Wildlife-safe property checklist
o Garbage, recycling and compost are stored indoors or in a bear-proof container.
o Lawns are mowed and weeded.
o Native and non-native plants that bears eat are removed from high-human use areas and playgrounds. Brush close to homes or along walkways is removed.
o Fruit trees or berry bushes are removed or have electric fencing around them and no fallen fruit are left on the ground.
o Vegetable gardens are fenced with electric fencing, and vegetables are harvested as soon as they ripen; or vegetable gardens are replaced with flower gardens.
o Bird feeders are stored away March-November or are bear-proof. Birdseed is stored securely indoors.
o Pets are fed inside and their food is stored indoors. Dog bones are not lying around the yard. Cats and other small pets are kept indoors when unsupervised.
o BBQ is clean and all grease and food residues are removed after each use. BBQ, meat or fish dryers and smokers are stored indoors or in a secure shed.
o Freezers and all food are kept in your house or in a secure, locked shed.
o Chicken coops have electric fencing around them to protect the birds from bears.
o Windows and other entrances are secure with round door knobs and dead bolts.
o Potential den sites like crawl spaces under decks and buildings are blocked.
o No trash, groceries, animal feed, coolers or any smelly items are stored in your vehicle or in the back of a pick-up truck. We’re serious. They can and will break in if they want what’s in your vehicle.
o Refrigerators, hot tub covers, bicycle or snowmobile seats, fibreglass insulation are not accessible to bears or are replaced with non-formic acid alternatives, or are sprinkled with lime.
o Petroleum products are stored in an area where bears cannot access them.
o Actively encourage your neighbours to remove and/or secure attractants
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