The Community of Lendrum Place / A Vibrate, Diverse Community Where Neighbours Share and Connect
 

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Event Archives | Programs

Contact: Marlene Konduc - webmaster@lendrum.org
The focus is on free or nearly free events in the community and area.



LENDRUM COMMUNITY LEAGUE MEETING - JANUARY 8 at 7 P.M.

The meeting takes place at the Lendrum Community League Hall
If you live in Lendrum, you're welcome to attend.
There are some Community League positions available to be filled. If you would like to learn more about them, please contact Gary, or come to the meeting to learn more!


Lendrum Blood Drive January 6 - contact Erin for more info

LENDRUM BLOOD DRIVE - JANUARY 6


Lendrum Community League is organizing a Group Booking for Blood Donations on:
Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 10:35 AM
Edmonton Main Donor Clinic at 8249-114 Street NW (next door to the University of Alberta Hospital)


Confirm your eligibility to donate at:
The ABCs of Eligibility | Canadian Blood Services

THEN

Please reserve your appointment by contacting:
Erin at newsletter@lendrum.org or phone her at 587.523.3520.

We need to confirm the final numbers during the last week in December. This allows us to let any unallocated appointments go back into the system for the general public.

Please share the Lendrum Blood Drive Poster.pdf 232KB with other Lendrum residents.


fireworks

NEW YEAR’S DAY FIREWORKS PARTY - JANUARY 1, 2018

Monday, January 1 at 3:30 to 5:30 PM at the Lendrum Community Hall
Sunset = Fireworks!!

Come celebrate the beginning of 2018 with neighbours and friends! Lendrum is hosting a New Year’s Day party at the Hall. Come down for some shinny, sledding, skating, and a great fireworks display when the sun goes down.

Bring your leftover holiday treats, and your new holiday games to the hall where you can warm up with hot chocolate, popcorn and good company.
See you there! Your Event Host, Georgina


ÉCOLE LENDRUM SCHOOL - CHRISTMAS CONCERTS - DEC 19 & DEC 20

École Lendrum School invites the community to join in the spirit of the holidays with three special events:
Tuesday, December 19 - French Immersion Christmas Concert at 9:15 AM to 10:00 AM
Wednesday, December 20 - English Christmas Concert with performers from Kindergarten to Grade 3 at 9:15 AM to 10:00 AM
Wednesday, December 20 - English Christmas Concert with performers from Grade 4 to Grade 6 at 10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Please plan to arrive prior to the beginning of the performance start times.


A STORY EVENING WITH TOLOLWA M. MOLLEL - DEC 14

Thursday, December 14, at 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Edmonton Public Library- Whitemud Crossing Branch

Adults, come and enjoy an evening of story, performance, song, and audience engagement, with author and story performer Tololwa M Mollel. In this engaging session, the audience will have the opportunity to interact with Tololwa Mollel through diverse stories he will share through performed narrative and audience participation, and to get a glimpse into other cultures and into an example of what makes a story one we can all – young and old – enjoy.

Registration is appreciated, but not required.


GERIACTORS & FRIENDS ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY - DEC 12

Tuesday, December 12, 1:30 - 3:30 PM
University of Alberta, Fine Arts Building, Room 2-43

Come see what the GeriActors & Friends have been working on this season. Play some games, and share a cup of tea and snacks along the way. No tickets are needed for this free event. Call 780.248.1556 or email geriactors.friends@gmail.com for more information.


THE FESTIVAL OF CAROLS - DEC 9

Saturday, December 9. Doors open at 6:30 PM and the event begins at 7:00 PM and continues to 9:00 PM at the Winspear Centre

The Salvation Army’s Annual Festival of Carols event, is a free concert that is celebrating it's 20th Anniversary in 2017. Bring your family, your friends and your singing voice and join us in celebrating the joy of the Christmas Season.


XMAS CAROL SINGALONG WITH THE EXCENTRICA WOMEN'S CHORUS - DEC 9

Saturday, December 9 at 2:00 PM at the Southminster Steinhauer United Church at 10740 - 19 Avenue NW

Desperate to sing some holiday ditties, but too cold to carol outside? Need to sit down for an hour between baking and shopping? Have we got the event for you!
Excentrica invites you and yours (all ages, all voices!) to join us for a delightful hour of Christmas music and sing-along carols. Includes the Excentrica Women's Workshop Chorus and special guests. Directed by Barbara Sadler Wells.
Everyone Welcome! Admission by donation.


THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS - DEC 8, 9 & 10

Friday, December 8 at 7:00 PM, Saturday, December 9 at 7:00 PM and Sunday, December 10 at 3:00 PM and 6:00 PM
Southside Pentecostal Assembly at 2821 - 109 Street NW

Music, multimedia and drama bring the message to life in a fresh and exciting way. This all-ages production is an exciting showcase of the Christmas Season! Following each evening performance is a stand-up reception featuring homemade Christmas baking and warm apple cider.
Reserve your free tickets. Donations to the food bank are gratefully accepted.


CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION WITH THE RCA BAND - DEC 8

Friday, December 8 at 7:30 PM at the Winspear Centre

Celebrate the holiday season with The Royal Canadian Artillery Band featuring a selection of holiday favourites. The concert will also showcase the Rhythm Gunners Big Band and the vocal stylings of Bombardier Lucas Denneboom. The concert is in support of the Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre.
Details on RCA Band/La Musique de l'ARC | Facebook
Visit the national website at The Royal Canadian Artillery Band


MLA Holiday Open House with Lori Sigurdson on Dec 8

MLA HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE - DEC 8

Friday, December 8 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Edmonton-Riverview Constituency Office
9202B-149 Street NW

Join Lori Sigurdson - MLA for Edmonton-Riverview for some holiday celebrations, snacks, cake and gifts!


LIGHT-UP & CELEBRATE THE SEASON AT THE ALBERTA LEGISLATURE - DEC 7 - DEC 23

Thursday, December 7 at 5:00 PM on the Alberta Legislature Grounds Light-Up!
Celebrate the season with the ceremonial lighting of over 500 trees adorned with 180,000 festive lights that will transform the beautiful Legislature Grounds into a holiday wonderland for the winter season. Following the Light-Up the celebration continues in the Legislature rotunda with music, cookies and hot chocolate for everyone to enjoy!

For over 30 years the Legislative Assembly has celebrated the holiday season by inviting musical ensembles from all over the province to perform festive music in the beautiful Legislature Rotunda. This year close to 50 ensembles will perform from the Grand Staircase throughout the month to help usher in the spirit of the season.
Weekday performances begin at Noon - Except December 7
Every Evening - Begins at 6:30 PM
2017 Performance Schedule


VOICES OF AMISKWACIY: OUR STORIES - DEC 6

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Citadel Theatre, Zeidler Hall at 9828 101 Avenue NW

A special evening to honour Indigenous stories, culture, history, community and education.
At this event, we will be premiering the digital stories of those community members who have shared through the Voices of Amiskwaciy project and have the opportunity to hear from these storytellers in person.
Enjoy refreshments and live performances from Indigenous artists as we recognize the amazing work of those who have helped make the Voices of Amiskwaciy project and Indigenous Canada MOOC possible.
The evening will be hosted by local author and storyteller, Richard Van Camp.
Event is free, Registration is required.


PROVINCIAL ARCHIVES OF ALBERTA 50TH ANNIVERSARY OPEN HOUSE - DEC 6

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
8555 Roper Road NW

This free event includes behind-the-scenes tours, exhibits, information about how to donate your records, tips on how to better care for your historical items, and (of course!) coffee and cake.
Do you have a personal question or a mystery to solve? You can stop by the Reading Room to “Ask an Archivist” about how the archival collections and resources may help you find the answers that you’re looking for. For further details, call 780.427.1750.


LENDRUM COMMUNITY LEAGUE MEETING - DEC 4 at 7 PM

The meeting takes place at the Lendrum Community League Hall
If you live in Lendrum, you're welcome to attend.
There are some Community League positions available to be filled. If you would like to learn more about them, please contact Gary, or come to the meeting to learn more!



On-Going Free or Low Cost Activities & Events



EDMONTON & DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Various events occurring throughout the year.


Edmonton Public Library Logo

EDMONTON PUBLIC LIBRARY WHITEMUD CROSSING BRANCH

Visit Events Whitemud Crossing Branch | Edmonton Public Library
Remember an Edmonton Public Library Card is free.



EPL - BOOKS2BUY

The Enterprise Square Library hosts six Book Sales a year to give the public the chance to get some great deals on books, CDs, DVDs, and more. Several times a year EPL also gives you the chance to get these great deals at many of the Local EPL Branches.
Visit Books2Buy | Edmonton Public Library to learn when the next Book Sale will be and where.


SUNDAYS


citadel theatre

SERVUS PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN SUNDAYS AT THE CITADEL

The Citadel holds a certain number of seats to every Pay-What-You-Can performance (approximately 1/4 of the seats).
Pay-What-You-Can performances take place on the first Sunday Evening Preview performance of each show. Most performances start at 7:30 PM

Tickets go on sale at 3:00 PM for that evening’s performance and patrons line up to purchase their tickets, often as early as NOON for larger shows.


Tickets are sold on a first-come first-serve basis, in-person only. Though tickets are on a Pay-What-You-Can basis, the Citadel posts suggested prices ranging from $5 to $20 per play.


SUNDAYS & HOLIDAY MONDAYS


GOVERNMENT HOUSE

Government House welcomes the public for tours and special events, including Doors Open Festival, Alberta Culture Days, traditional Christmas Tea and a New Year’s Day Levee.
Visitors can view Government House’s historic architectural details, numerous original artifacts and furnishings, and an extensive art collection showcasing historic and contemporary Canadian artists.
Contact 780.427.2281


MONDAYS


WILD ROSE FIDDLER JAM - MONDAY EVENINGS

Monday Evenings starting at 7:00 PM at Pleasantview Community Hall
Contact Vi Kallio at 780.456.8510

The Wild Rose Old Tyme Fiddlers Association exists to encourage, foster and develop an appreciation of Old Tyme Fiddle Music in a spirit of friendship, and to preserve this musical heritage for our generation and for future generations to enjoy.
Visit their websites Calendar - Wild Rose Old Tyme Fiddlers Association or Wild Rose Old Tyme Fiddlers Association | Facebook
Old Time Music Jam - Fiddle Lessons for Members POSTER


TUESDAYS


telus world of science logo

SERVUS CREDIT UNION FREE IMAX® NIGHTS AT TELUS WORLD OF SCIENCE - 1st TUESDAY OF THE MONTH

Want to learn about science on the big screen? For the third straight year, Servus is excited to present free IMAX science-themed movie nights at the TELUS World of Science.

The shows will run at 6:30 PM on the first Tuesday of the month from September 2017 to August 2018. Seating is limited, so you’ll need to book your free tickets in advance. Four tickets will be available per group or family.


TUESDAYS & WEDNESDAYS


art gallery of alberta logo

ART GALLERY OF ALBERTA - ALL ACCESS EVENINGS - TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY

All Access Evenings at the Art Gallery of Alberta happen Tuesdays and Wednesdays from month from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Admission is FREE for everyone.


THURSDAYS


U of A DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY - THURSDAYS

Visit the observatory during its Public Hours to participate in free Outreach Activities for the public - including solar viewing & night sky viewing, as well as free Public Lectures.
There is no entry fee for the observatory, so come along and explore the universe.
University of Alberta Observatory | Facebook and @UofAObservatory on Twitter for details and some very cool pictures.

Directions to the Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (CCIS) Building
Check out the Events Calendar for the Observatory. or here Public - University of Alberta Observatory Google Calendar


Alberta Aviation Museum

SERVUS FREE ACCESS NIGHT - ALBERTA AVIATION MUSEUM - LAST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

Servus is partnering with the Alberta Aviation Museum , on the last Thursday of each month from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Do you know about Edmonton's aviation heritage? The Alberta Aviation Museum is dedicated to keeping Edmonton's rich flying history alive through exciting exhibits, artifacts and activities. The historic World War II hangar has more than 30 aircraft on display, a restoration area, a gift shop, simulators, and a large events facility.


SATURDAYS


home depot kids workshop logo

HOME DEPOT KIDS WORKSHOPS - 2nd SATURDAY OF THE MONTH

Kids Workshops are open to children ages 5 to 12. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Materials are provided (unless otherwise indicated). Workshops are free to attend however Pre-Registration is necessary.

Please contact your local Home Depot Store for more details. There are various workshops for adults offered throughout the year.


Visit COMMUNITY EVENTS - ARCHIVES for details of past Community Events.

Find more community activities in PROGRAMS


TOP