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



FOSTERING RESILIENCE IN FAMILY CAREGIVERS OF SENIORS IN CARE - AUGUST 30

Wednesday, August 30 from 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
The Lodge at Snow Valley at 13204 - Rainbow Valley Rd NW

This one-day symposium explores ways to foster resilience in family caregivers of seniors. It is an opportunity to: listen to family caregivers articulate their expectations, needs and priorities; explore innovative strategies to support and involve family caregivers; and consider policies that could guide health care providers in helping family caregivers adapt and cope successfully with caregiving.
The symposium is targeted to healthcare providers, administrators, community senior support organizations, seniors, family caregivers, and provincial partners in seniors care.

Free, however Registration is required.


RIVER VALLEY FOOD FOREST - 4TH ANNUAL PLANTING - AUGUST 26

Saturday, August 26 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
MacKinnon Ravine Park

Help with planting more edibles during the 4th Annual Planting. The food forest is located along the mixed-use path of Mackinnon Ravine Park and can be accessed by foot from multiple directions.
Full Details and Free Registration


WALTERDALE BLOCK PARTY - AUGUST 13

Sunday, August 13 from 1:00 - 4:00 PM
John Walter Museum at 9180 Walterdale Hill NW

Enjoy live music, admire some antique cars, play historical games and make crafts while learning about one of Edmonton’s most successful early entrepreneurs at this free family event. Details


VOLUNTEER ROCK! - AUGUST 13

Sunday, August 13 from 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Heritage Amphitheatre at Hawrelak Park

Free event, please Register.

Volunteer ROCK is a music free family friendly festival celebrating 150 years of volunteerism in Canada and volunteerism in Edmonton’s 150+ community leagues. 3 performance acts with volunteer stories in between the 3 acts. There will be food trucks and beer gardens as well as children's activities to make it a fun day for the whole family.There will be beer gardens and a selection of some of Edmonton's best food trucks!

Organized by the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues. Volunteer to help out at Volunteer ROCK


LENDRUM’S 7TH ANNUAL CAMPING UNDER THE STARS - AUGUST 11

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Friday, August 11 - Lendrum’s 6th Annual Family Camp Out

Bring your tent & sleeping bag and come camp out in your own community! Please bring a campfire snack to share. There will be a craft, and plenty of time for playing in the park. A pancake breakfast will be served on Saturday morning.

Cost is $25 per family. All proceeds to Lendrum Park Redevelopment. Please RSVP by August 6. All children & teens must be supervised by an adult for the night.

A few helpers are needed to make this event a big success!

Please contact your Event Host, Erin Sawyer e.n.sawyer@gmail.com to RSVP and to volunteer.


DESSERT AND COFFEE SOCIAL WITH LINDA DUNCAN MP - AUGUST 8 AT 6:30 - 8:00 PM

Belgravia Community Hall - 11540 - 73 Avenue NW
Join Linda Duncan, your Member of Parliament, and your neighbours for a casual evening with after-dinner sweets, hot & cold beverages, and conversation!
All welcome! We’ll have sidewalk chalk and colouring books on hand for the kids.
Linda will also give a short report covering the past few months in Ottawa, and then will open up the floor to hear your questions and priorities.

Plus take part in our garden share - — bring your extra fruit, vegetables, herbs, flowers etc. to this event to send to a good home and pick up items you don’t have!

Please RSVP


HERITAGE FESTIVAL - AUGUST 5 - 7

Friday, August 5 to Monday, August 7
William Hawrelak Park

Visit Heritage Festival 2017 for details.
Opportunities to Volunteer at the Heritage Festival.


PET THERAPY SOCIETY PRESENTATION - AUGUST 3

Thursday, August 3, 10 AM - 12 NOON
Yellowbird East Community Centre at 10710 - 19 Avenue

The Pet Therapy Society of Northern Alberta was created to provide the benefits of the human-animal bond that is well documented in medical, psychological and social literature. At all stages throughout our lives, animal companionship can stimulate sensitivity and learning. Interaction with companion animals can involve values, morals, modes of behaviour, attitudes, self-examination, and even the establishment of new or improved skills. Join SWESA to meet with a volunteer handler and a new furry friend.


2016 ITU WORLD TRIATHLON EDMONTON - JULY 28 AND 29

ITU World Triathlon - Hawrelak Park July 28 - 29

Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29 at Hawrelak Park

The eyes of the world will be on Edmonton as the ITU World Triathlon Edmonton comes to William Hawrelak Park. This highly prestigious, international event will feature world-class athletes from around the globe.
Visit ITU World Triathlon Edmonton for Schedules, Maps and To Volunteer>

Visit 2017 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton::City of Edmonton for Shuttle Service, Transit Info, Detours and Road Closure Info, as well as Parking Info.


BOB LAYTON'S LIFE IN BROADCASTING - JULY 27

Thursday, July 27 from 2:45 - 3:45 PM
Mill Woods Seniors Association at 2610 Hewes Way, 2nd Floor.

Local media personality Bob Layton will be sharing tales from his new book about people on the air that would make you laugh, shake your head, and cry.
Please RSVP by calling 780.496.2997. $2 MWSA members/$3 non-members


FREE MONDAY FUNDAY - JULY 24

Monday, July 24 from 1:30 - 3:30 PM
Mill Woods Seniors Association at 2610 Hewes Way, 2nd Floor.

Join in an afternoon of fun activities: games, crafting, snacks, pampering, and more! RSVP by calling 780.496.2997.


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! Replacement tours will not be added if we have to cancel due to rain.
The tours will be hosted by Gabe Botar, Dion Bews & Bonnie Walter.

Please respect our garden and orchard on this tour. Leave your dog at home.

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.



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.


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-May to August Seniors Centre Without Walls Programs.pdf
To register, please call 780.395.2626. No referral necessary.


COFFEE AND CURIOUS CONVERSATIONS - STARTING SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

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 - CALENDAR

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 Calendar of Events
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


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


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.


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).

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


EDMONTON & DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Various events occurring throughout the year, including the Annual Historic Festival and Doors Open Edmonton starting on Canada Day.


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


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