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



ORCHARD & GARDEN TOURS - GREEN AND GOLD COMMUNITY GARDEN

Take a guided walking tour around the orchard & garden. Discover the amazing variety of fruit and vegetables that can be successfully grown in our climate. Learn how the Green and Garden Community Garden grows delicious edibles using organic principles.

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SATURDAYS -- July 8, July 29, August 19 & August 26: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

TUESDAY -- August 15: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

TOURS WILL RUN RAIN OR SHINE!
For more information visit Green and Gold Community Garden
or Ph: 780.492.9079 or gggarden@ualberta.ca

Thanks to the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation for their support of these tours.


CANADA DAY CRITERIUM - PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS - JULY 1, 2017

The Juventus Cycling Club is hosting an elite bike race on our streets in Lendrum.

The roads around the Lendrum Athletic Park and on the race route will be closed to all traffic at this time.

TUESDAY, JULY 1st ROAD CLOSURE at 9:00 AM
RACE SCHEDULE FOR CANADA DAY CRITERIUM
Please visit Juventus for details on race scheduling.
BBQ and BEER GARDEN STARTING at 11 AM.
Please visit Juventus for details on race scheduling.
LENDRUM KIDS RACE - FREE ENTRY
No registration - Just show at the START 10 min. prior to event.
Please visit Juventus for details on race scheduling.
  ROAD REOPENS at 5:00 PM

Community BBQ and Beer Garden - Lendrum Spray Park Fundraiser

The Playground Redevelopment Committee is hosting a BBQ and Beer Garden during the day on July 1 for the community, friends, family and participants. Everyone is encouraged to come out to support the race and celebrate Canada Day!

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THE ANNUAL LENDRUM SUMMER BBQ - SUNDAY, JUNE 25 FROM 12 - 4 P.M.

Join us for burgers & hot dogs, bouncy castles, outdoor fun & face painting!
There will be a Book Sale supporting the Lendrum Spray Park.

Watch the Lendrum Soccer Teams in action in pick-up games throughout the afternoon. Soccer team medals will be presented at 3 P.M.
It’s a great way to start the summer! Looking forward to seeing you there!

If you’d like to volunteer, please contact ghawkeye@gmail.com


PRAIRIE URBAN FARM - SEMINAR ON WEED IDENTIFICATION AND MANAGEMENT - JUNE 23

Friday, June 23 from 4:15-6:30 PM
Let's meet by the shed, and then we will walk over together to the Dairy Barn where we have a classroom reserved for us, and then we can take a little farm tour.
Bring: Notebooks, questions, and ideas.

You are invited to join Jerry Shaw at the Farm to talk about WEEDS! What makes them tick? What are they good for? What can they tell us? How do we manage them? Our very own Prairie Urban Farm volunteer, Jerry has a wealth of knowledge and experience with weeds and he is keen to share it with us.


TRUTH & RECONCILIATION WORKSHOP - JUNE 23

Friday, June 23, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Mill Woods Seniors Association (2610 Hewes Way, 2nd Floor)

Learn about the impact of Canadian residential schools on Indigenous people and the impact in today's society. Aboriginal Elder Mah'kos Merrie will be leading the session. He'll be telling stories and answering your questions. Refreshments provided. Free, but please RSVP in advance by calling 780.496.2997.


TEDDY BEAR PICNIC - JUNE 17

Saturday, June 17, 2017 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Jackie Parker Park, 4540 – 50th Street NW

Join the Family Futures Resource Network for an afternoon of crafts, games, healthy snacks, and Storytime with the Edmonton Public Library. Make sure you bring your swimsuits to enjoy the splash park (dependent on weather). All ages welcome. Call 780.413.4521 for more information.


ROOT FOR TREES & BBQ - JUNE 17

Saturday, June 17, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Hermitage Park, 2115 Hermitage Rd NW

Help grow Edmonton’s urban forest! Join the U of A Alumni Association as we team-up with Root for Trees to help spruce up the city. Spend some time outdoors and make a huge visual impact in our community, as we plant new trees at Hermitage Park. All materials and tools will be provided. After everything is planted, you are invited to join us for an appreciation BBQ.

Full Details and to Register to Volunteer
For further information Contact:Vanessa Welz, Volunteer Coordinator at 780.492.4382 (office) OR 780.903.0691 (cell)

This is an all-ages event, and families are welcome to participate. When signing up, please keep in mind that tree planting can be strenuous for very young children.


PUBLIC DROP-IN SESSIONS- JUNE 13 AND 14

The Advancing Age Friendly Edmonton and Edmonton Seniors Centres Strategy projects are opportunities to address age friendly priorities and support healthy aging in Edmonton Several drop in sessions are being held to allow your input on how the City can best support aging citizens now and in the future.
June 13 from 4 - 8 PM at the Terwilligar Community Recreation Centre
June 14 from 4:30 to 8:30 PM at the Mill Woods Senior and Multicultura Centre, 2nd Floor


For additional information and dates and locations of other Drop-In Sessions visit Age Friendly Edmonton :: City of Edmonton and For Seniors :: City of Edmonton

If you are unable to attend a drop in session, you can still provide input through the Age Friendly Edmonton Engagement Activity Sheet and the Seniors Centres Strategy Engagement Activity Sheet.
Submit your completed Activity Sheets or Survey by : Email to seniors@edmonton.ca or Fax to Ingrid Hoogenboom 780.577.3525
You can also participate in the Advancing Age Friendly Edmonton online survey This information is also available on the webpages mentioned above.



ON-GOING OR LONG TERM EVENTS



 SCONA Senior Citizen Opportunity Neighbourhood Association

FREE DROP-IN COMPUTER CLASSES

SCONA (Senior Citizen Opportunity Neighbourhood Association) 10440 - 84 Avenue NW
Sundays at 1:00 PM except those prior to a holiday Monday

Get help from knowledgeable and personable U of A student instructors.

Call 780.433.5377 for free enrollment.


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CONVERSATIONAL CREE LEARNING ROUND TABLE - MARCH 2017

Beginning in March from 1:30 - 3:00 PM
Strathcona Place 55+ Centre (10831 University Avenue)

Re-imagine the world in an Indigenous context that applies to you.
Learn a word a day and have fun.
Everyone is welcome.

Review the poster for more information.

Free, but please Register by calling 780-433-5807 or stop by the Centre's front desk.


MENTAL HEALTH LITERACY SESSIONS- FOR CHILDREN, TEENS, FAMILIES - MARCH - JUNE 2017

These free sessions are intended to provide parents, caregivers, teachers, and community members with basic information about addiction and mental health challenges that can impact children and youth.


More information including dates, locations, times and registration.
Further information: Email Children Youth & Families at CYFCaregiverEducation@ahs.ca or call 780.415.0074


CAREGIVERS ALBERTA - INFORMATION SESSIONS

Caregivers Alberta has several free Caregiver Information Sessions . You’ll learn from the experiences of other caregivers about the challenges they’ve faced and how they’ve handled sometimes difficult situations. Gain knowledge, practical tools, support, and wisdom … wherever you are in your caregiving journey.

Sessions are generally offered every second Wednesday in the afternoon (1:30 to 3:00 pm) and evening (6:00 to 7:30 pm). Sessions are located at Fulton Place School, 10310 56 Street NW, enter on the east side (56 St) of building. The ‘Caregivers Resource’ room doors will unlock 15 minutes prior to session time. Street parking is free.

You may attend any and as many sessions as you like. Refreshments will be provided.
There is no cost to attend, but we appreciate advance registration. To register (indicate name and time of session) or if there is a topic you’d like to see, please contact Sheryl at advisor@caregiversalberta.ca or 780.453.5088.

Visit Information Sessions - Caregivers Alberta for session details.


FREE 2017 DISCOVERY PASS

As Canada's gift to you, the 2017 Discovery Pass will provide free admission for the entire year to Parks Canada places from coast-to-coast to coast!
Order yours at Welcome to Parks Canada Passes and Permits


SENIORS’ CENTRE WITHOUT WALLS

A seniors’ centre from the comfort of your own home! Join us for a variety of interactive telephone-based social and health programming, free of charge. Provides opportunities to socialize, learn new skills and stay connected. New series of participant-selected topics every four months. Seniors’ Centre Without Walls is funded in part by the Government of Canada`s New Horizons for Seniors Program.

The Program catalogue available here: 2017-January- April Seniors Centre Without Walls Programs.pdf
To register, please call 780.395.2626. No referral necessary.


COFFEE AND CURIOUS CONVERSATIONS - STARTING SEPTEMBER 14

Strathcona Place 55+ Centre at 10831 University Avenue
Starting Wednesday, September 14 from 1-3 p.m.
Free. Call 780.433.5807 for more information and sign up at the centre.

Participants will select subjects for discussion and vote on a list of top topics which will form the basis for the twice monthly discussions. Different opinions and points of view will be respected in a friendly forum where laughter and fun will be a valued ingredient.


PRIMARY CARE NETWORK - EDMONTON SOUTHSIDE - WORKSHOPS

Edmonton Southside Primary Care Network at 3110 - Calgary Trail
Various Workshops are offered throughout the year. Most are no cost.
For information and to register, call 780.395.2626


FAMILY & PROFESSIONAL CAREGIVER WORKSHOPS - APRIL TO JUNE 2017

All workshops are held in the Family Education Training Centre Office at 13B Fairway Drive (in Westbrook Mall, near 119 St. & 37 Ave in the Aspen Gardens area)
Seniors, family members, health care professionals and caregivers are welcome to attend these free Caregiver Workshops.
Free, but please Pre-Register at least 3 business days in advance, and a confirmation will be sent to you by e-mail.
To Pre-Register call 780.439.9990


CAREGIVER SUPPORT PROGRAM - ELDERCARE EDMONTON

The caregiver's journey is easier when shared with others. Support groups are offered twice a week and provide a safe place to gain social and emotional support, gain information, share ideas, learn coping strategies and more.
13B Fairway Drive, Home Instead (near 119 St. & 37 Ave) from 1:30 - 3 p.m.
For dates, call the Caregiver Support Manager at 780.434.4747 Ext #2.


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EVENTS AT EPL 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.


WILD ROSE FIDDLER JAM - MONDAY EVENINGS

Monday Evenings at 7 P.M. at Pleasantview Community Hall
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


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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? 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 2016 to June 2017. Seating is limited, so you’ll need to book your free tickets in advance. Four tickets will be available per group or family.


Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum

SERVUS FREE FAMILY FUN NIGHTS - ALBERTA SPORTS HALL OF FAME & MUSEUM - 1st WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH

In 2017, Servus Free Family Fun Night at the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in Red Deer, AB, on the first Wednesday of each month from 6 to 8pm.

With a new theme featured every free access night, it'll be an experience you won't want to miss!

The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in Red Deer, Alberta, is an interactive, hands-on celebration of Alberta's sporting history. The museum has over 11,500 artifacts of Alberta sports history in its collection and showcases many of these items in displays throughout its 650 square metres of exhibit space. The facility includes a multi-sport area with virtual sports, a 200-metre wheelchair challenge, a Treadwall climbing wall, the Orest Korbutt Theatre, the Hall of Fame Gallery and much more.


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


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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.


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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).

Tickets go on sale at 3 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.


GOVERNMENT HOUSE - SUNDAYS & HOLIDAY MONDAYS

Government House welcomes the public for tours and special events, including Doors Open Festival, Alberta Culture Days and a New Year’s Day Levee.
Free guided tours will begin again on February 19, 2017. Tours are offered on Sundays and holiday Mondays, between February 19 and November 26.
Visiting hours are between 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM. No appointments are necessary. Tours generally begin on the hour and the half hour, and run up to 30 minutes in length.
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


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


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