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City of Edmonton Sand for the Winter

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October 28, 2016 Memorandum Last year, when the City was looking for efficiencies to reduce costs, the Community Sandboxes program was identified as a potential reduction. This decision was approved as part of the budget process in 2015 (see page 27), and will save approximately $300,000 in taxpayer dollars annually. Instead of offering free sand… Read more »

Epcor working in the neighbourhood

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rtu-construction-notice-oct-2016 Click on the link for information about road closures. Note too that there are temporary trail closures in Mill Creek Ravine this week.  Signs are posted in the ravine.

Children’s Theatre Performance – ATB Arts Barns

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If your children get excited about live theatre, they’ll love “Fiddle Cat!” Enjoy the antics of a spoiled little princess and a scrappy cat who go on an epic adventure to save their gloomy-blue kingdom. They’ll meet many intriguing characters and endure countless challenges along the way. Can these arch enemies find a way to… Read more »

Play Group Resumes

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Play Group – Mon and Wed, 10am to noon Looking for something to do with your young children during the week?  Don’t forget that we have a play group at the hall on Monday and Wednesday mornings from 10am till noon.  Closed on school holidays. The Strathcona Playgroup provides a safe and happy environment for… Read more »

Indoor Soccer Registration

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2016/2017 Indoor Soccer Registration There are two dates available for Strathcona players to register. For Indoor, all the Southeast Zone communities register together: Thursday, September 8, 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Ottewell Hall, 9520-93A Ave Saturday, September 17, 10:00am – 2:00pm, Bonnie Doon Mall (near Tony Roma’s), 82nd Ave & 83rd Street We are continuing using on-line… Read more »

Book Launch at the Barbeque

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Jan Olson, local resident and professor of Anthropology at the University of Alberta, will be having a book launch at the Strathcona  Community League barbeque on Sept 11, from 3-7 pm. Scona Lives tells the story of central and east Scona from the perspective of those who have lived there. Who knows one of your… Read more »

Our MP, Linda Duncan, seeks input on electoral reform – Town Hall

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Electoral Reform Town Hall Thursday September 8th, 7:00pm Westbury Theatre, ATB Financial Arts Barns (Fringe Theatre Adventures Bldg) 10330 84 Ave NW Edmonton, Alberta T6E2G9 The government has promised that the 2015 federal election would be the last “first-past-the-post” election. This gives us the opportunity to change our electoral system and make every vote count…. Read more »

Art from the Unknown, 2016

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Call to Artists! It’s that time of year again!  MLA Rachel Notley is seeking artists for Art from the Unknown, 2016. This free event provides a no-cost gallery space to new and emerging artists in our community. A new and emerging artist is defined as any artist, regardless of skill level, whose primary income does… Read more »

PlanWhyte seeks your input

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The City of Edmonton  has initiated a land use study for the Whyte Avenue Commercial Area portion of the Strathcona Area Redevelopment Plan (ARP), called planWhyte. The goal of this study is to better understand how the area’s heritage, character and livability can be further strengthened while exploring opportunities for additional development over the next 20-25… Read more »