The Community of Lendrum Place

a vibrant, diverse community where neighbours share & connect

Green Shack July 2 - Aug 22 at Lendrum Park. Monday to Friday from 2:30 - 6:00 pm Free Drop In

Lendrum Green Shack! July 2 - August 22. Monday through Friday from 2:30 - 6:00 PM at Lendrum Park.
Free. Drop-In. Join in on games, sports, crafts, music, drama and special events. A complete list of activities and special events are posted on the side of the Green Shack each week. Details at   Green Shack Programs :: City of Edmonton.

Saskatoon Berry Festival Friday July 26 6:30 - 8:00 PM

Saskatoon Berry Festival
Friday, July 26, 2019 from 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Details on    LendrumYEG | Facebook


Thank you to TD Park People Grants - Made possible by a great collaboration.

Family Futures Resource Network logo

Lil’ Nature Nuts
Saturday, July 27
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Lendrum Park

Free Drop-In Program for children ages 2 - 6 years (siblings welcome).
There’s nothing better than slowing down, getting back to nature and sharing this beautiful world with your children. Join us for this family friendly event where your family will go on a nature safari, learn about plants and animals in our own backyards and get a chance to reconnect with each other.

   Family Futures Resource Network
Camping Under the Stars Aug 16-17

Camping Under the Stars

Friday, August 16, 2019 at 5:30 PM through to Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 10 AM

Please RSVP by Friday, August 9, 2019 to Erin at
Here's to hoping for a clear night!
   Night Sky Map

Headlines & Happenings

The Lendrum Park Stewards meet weekly during the summer months to help care for the ornamental beds around the park.
If you have an hour to spare consider coming to join them (they have snacks!). For more info email
Lendrum Food Network logo

The Lendrum Food Network was acknowledged in the
   Park Bench e-Newsletter!
LCL meeting Sept 9 at 7PM at the Community Hall

Everyone is Welcome! There are a number of Vacant positions that need to be filled.
Please send Agenda items to

Volunteer in your community.
  • Vice President
  • Athletic Park
  • Fundraising
  • Board Members at Large are always welcome.

Please email
For a complete listing of all positions visit: Lendrum Community League - Executive & Coordinators
The Lendrum Community League is asking for Lendrum residents with    ProServe Certification to consider volunteering their time at our community events.

All   Toonie Talks are offered at a cost of $2.
Location: Yellowbird East Community Centre at 10710 - 19 Avenue NW
Please RSVP so that presenters can be informed of numbers, accommodate everyone and offer the best experience possible.
Cost $2. Call 587-987-3200 to RSVP.

Sponsored by   SouthWest Edmonton Seniors Association (SWESA).
July 21, Aug 3, Aug 18
at Compost 'S cool - located near John Janzen Nature Centre and Fort Edmonton Park.

Learn how to start composting and keep it working.
Register for your free workshop at   Basic Compost Workshops
Fun in the Sun - Saturday, August 3
10:00 - 11:00 AM
@ Pleasantview Community League - 10860-57th Ave NW

Free Drop-In Program for children ages 2 - 6 years (siblings welcome).

Skipping, playing, and jumping outdoors is a recipe for family fun in the summer time. Join us for this family friendly event that will offer active games and outdoor fun that get you and your little ones moving in the sun.
Organized by    Family Futures Resource Network
Edmonton Heritage Festival, presented by Servus Credit Union
Saturday, August 3 from 10 AM – 9 PM
Sunday, August 4 from 10 AM – 9 PM
Monday, August 5 from 10 AM – 8 PM
@ Hawrelak Park

A three-day event to sample delicious food, see creative performances, and celebrate Canada’s multiculturalism. Enjoy the tastes, smells, sights and sounds from 100 countries and cultures at 73 outdoor pavilions. Explore the Festival and enjoy free entertainment on more than 25 stages throughout Hawrelak Park.
Visit    Edmonton Heritage Festival for details and to volunteer.
No Parking at Hawrelak Park, for Edmonton Transit Information visit    Edmonton Heritage Festival::City of Edmonton
Tuesday, August 6
6:45 PM – 8:00 PM
Hawrelak Park (Picnic Site #4 -- Look for the yellow helium balloons)

Are you looking for an OUT-OF-THE-ORDINARY event in Edmonton?
Laughter yoga is a laughing technique that requires us to laugh for absolutely no reason. No jokes and no yoga poses. The best way to describe this is if you think of a laughing workshop where you are encouraged to spark laughter from within.
For more details about the event and to register for your free ticket    LAUGH for a Cause
Breakfast Bonanza
Saturday, August 10
9:00 - 11:30 AM
@ Grandview Community Centre at 12603 - 63 Ave NW

Are you ready for a waffle-mazing good time? Mark your calendars for our fourth annual Family Breakfast Event! Family Futures is excited to host this fantastic FREE family event with breakfast, crafts, activities and games for your entire family to enjoy. Snack on a stack and get to know other families in your community.

*Please note: Parental involvement is required and encouraged! This program will be cancelled in the event of rain/extreme weather. Check our Facebook page for status updates in the event of poor weather conditions.
Organized by   Family Futures Resource Network
Aug 9, Aug 21, Aug 30
at MacEwan University
10700 - 104 Ave NW in Building 5

Explore the bee hotel and rooftop beehives that were installed in 2016. Through a general overview, learn interesting facts about pollinators like honeybees and how you can get involved in food security initiatives at MacEwan and at home. The tour runs for approximately 50 minutes to allow for questions and discussion.
For more details about the event and to select a date for your free tour visit    Urban Beekeeping Tours
2nd Wednesday, from August 14 through to January 8
12:10 PM – 12:50 PM
McMullen Gallery, U of A Hospital

A drop-in drum circle with the Friends of University Hospitals' Artists on the Wards Staff Musicians and presented by by Friends of University Hospitals.

Register for your free ticket at    Drum Circle.
For various exhibit dates, visit the    McMullen Gallery Events Calendar.

The City of Edmonton provides wood chips free to citizens for their yards.
Please call 311 to ensure there is an adequate supply before making your trip.

Pick up locations include: Ambleside Eco Station - 14710 Ellerslie Road SW
Visit    Mulch Technique :: City of Edmonton

Mulch is a highly flammable material when dry.
   Free wood mulch from City a fire threat if placed too close to homes | Edmonton Journal

  Edmonton's Cannabis Rules :: City of Edmonton. Cannabis in Edmonton. Be Safe. Be Responsible. Know the Rules. The above link summarizes the rules set by both the Province of Alberta and by Edmonton City Council for cannabis smoking and vaping within the City of Edmonton.
Private property owners may establish additional smoking restrictions on their own properties.

  Big Bin Events :: City of Edmonton allow residents to dispose of household items too large for regular collection at no charge. is a new City of Edmonton recreation, attractions and community portal that makes it even easier for you to find drop-in activities, register for programs and book spaces online.
opportunity to submit a project idea to better Lendrum and receive funding

Do you have a great idea for Lendrum?
Pitch your idea for funding consideration!

These project pitches could be for a community event, a new program you want to offer, or even to help build new connections with neighbours or groups.

  • Submit your project idea, budget and all documents to our NRC
    This must be done by September 19 at 4 PM
  • Make your pitch “Dragon’s Den” style, on September 26
  • Complete your project by December 15

Full details at   Pitch Your Project Details - Fall 2019 South Unit.pdf - Google Drive

Host Families Wanted

The English Language School at the University of Alberta would like you to open your home to international students this summer and enjoy a cross-cultural exchange that will provide lasting memories for your family.

The U of A welcomes groups of students from international universities during the summer. The groups will arrive at various times between June and September. The students will stay with a Host Family from one week up to a month. The students are at least 18 years old and will be using public transportation to get to campus. Students will attend class Monday to Friday.

The English Language School at the University of Alberta provides Hosts Families with an honorarium of $850 per month or $28 per night.

For more information on becoming a Host Family this summer,
please contact Trudy Stevens, at
OR call Trudy at 780-492-0071

Reporting Crime

Crime in Progress - Call the Emergency Number 911.

For suspicious behaviour or a crime that has already happened -

It is important to report suspicious behaviour. This data is collected and may result in more patrols in our neighbourhood.

Protect Your Home - Edmonton Police

Crimes can happen in the middle of the day, when you are at home or away.

  Edmonton Police Service - Neighbourhood Crime Map

  Protecting Your Home - Edmonton Police Service

The sidebar menu contains a wealth of info to review with your family including:
  When a Stranger Comes Knocking - Edmonton Police Service

Lendrum Community League
Abundant Community Lendrum
Link to Edmonton Hub Lab
Link to Capital Region Housing Lendrum Resource Room
Green and Gold Community Garden
Volunteer Opportunities at Telus World of Science Edmonton
Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues
Link to Edmonton Police Neighbourhood Crime Map