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Lost & Found

FOUND: An MP3 player was found in Allin Park recently.  If you or someone you know has lost theirs, please email glenwoodcommunity@hotmail.com and give a description of the player or the playlist to claim it.  Or, if you don’t have a computer, give Michele a call at 780 439-3169 to be connected with the person who found it.

Glenwood Community League – Change of Date for our May Meeting

In order for the League Executive to attend the West LRT workshop, our May meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, May 10th, 7pm at the Glenwood Hall (16430-97ave).

Glenwood AGM & Summer Activities

GREAT SUMMER NEWS FOR GLENWOOD!

**NEW** Summer FREE Community Swim times at Edmonton’s OUTDOOR swimming pools!

Glenwood has joined with a few other city communities to offer Glenwood members FREE swims at the city’s outdoor pools this summer!  Each pool has designated days/times, and their opening dates vary.  Just make sure you have your actual membership card from 2009-2010, and you will get in for FREE!

5pm to 7pm on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays

WEST – Fred Broadstock Pool (Open July 1st to August 29th)

CENTRAL – Oliver Pool (Open June 5th to August 29th)

NORTHBorden Park Pool (Open June 5th to August 29th)

7pm to 9pm Every day of the week

SOUTH – Mill Creek Pool (Open May 22nd to August 29th)

DID YOU KNOW? Outdoor pools are available for rent to individuals every evening at 7pm (except Mill Creek) for approximately $70 an hour (including a lifeguard).  A great birthday party activity, family reunion event, or friend get together.  Call Cheryl Bell with the City at 780 495-9862 if you are interested.

MEMBERSHIPS STILL AVAILABLE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS GREAT MEMBERSHIP PERK! Only $25 per household, and FREE for Seniors 60 and older who live within Glenwood.

Call Michele at 780 439-3169 to get yours before the summer gets here!

The Glenwood boundaries are from 156 Street west to 170 street, and from 95 Avenue north to Stony Plain Road.

SUMMER DAYCAMPS FOR KIDS 3-5years AND 5-7years!

Glenwood is fortunate enough to be getting THREE registered programs running out of our hall this summer.  Registration is May 4th, and the programs fill up fast, so it’s best to register in the first couple of days.  Call 311, or go online at http://eReg.edmonton.ca (with your personal barcode and pin number) to register.

July 12-16: Junior Chefs, 3-5yrs (am) 9-11:30am Code # 354544

Learn to cook up some yummy treats!  With a cup of games, a tablespoon of songs and a sprinkle of crafts, you’ll have a recipe for fun.

July 12-16: Mini Multi Mania, 5-7 yrs (pm) 1:30-4pm Code # 354683

It’s a new adventure everyday!  Filled with activities ranging from soccer and mini golf in the park, inspiring art experiences, dramatic play and adventures in the valley.

August 9-13: Green Thumbs, 3-5 yrs (am) 9-11:30am Code # 354590

Come and get the scoop on growing flowers and vegetables. Learn some neat ways that our insect friends help us out in the garden! Planting seeds, crafting some beautiful bugs and making cool garden markers are all part of the fun!

GREEN SHACK PLAYGROUND PROGRAM IS BACK!

The community league is once again supporting the drop in playground program for kids ages 6-12 years old.  This is FREE to participants, just drop in with your kids, grandkids or visiting friends for games, crafts and other fun activities! No membership required. The program runs rain or shine, as they use the rink shack if the weather is bad. Stop in at the community hall playground to see what it’s all about.

Open Monday to Thursday 10:30am to 5pm, Fridays from 1:30 to 5pm

SCRAPBOOKING DAY OUT – MAY 15th 10-6pm!

Come and join us for a day that gives you uninterrupted time to scrapbook or make cards!  You will be provided with your own 6 foot table (plenty of work space!), lunch, snacks and beverages, and access to my stamps and inks.

Please bring materials for your scrapbooking or card making projects.

Registration for the Scrapbooking Day is $20. Pre-registration is required, as space is limited! Please RSVP by email (kewchuk@telus.net) or phone (780)489-5955 to hold your spot! All the details are on my website

http://createwithkatherine.myctmh.com

TUESDAY NIGHT EUCHRE

Euchre is a ‘trick-taking’ card game played in groups of 4 with partners.  Beginners are welcome because the more players, the better! Join us for Euchre EVERY Tuesday night at the Glenwood Community Hall. Registration is at 6:30pm, games begin at 7pm.

HALL RENTAL

Seats 100 people in theater style seating, 80 seated at tables.  Our beautiful new kitchen boasts a rinse sink, huge cooler/fridge, double oven, stove and griddle top and a super quick dishwasher.  There is tons of prep space and it’s all stainless steel – so it’s quicker to clean up!

We are the first community league in the city of Edmonton to offer FREE WiFi in our neighbourhood!  That means that if you are in the hall, you will be able to use your Blackberry, Ipod, cellphone or laptop to log on to the internet!  Functions at the hall will also have access to the FREE internet connection.  We are joining the Free WiFi Project. Visit the website for more details.

Friday/Saturday rentals: Members $150*, Non-Members $400

SundayThursday rentals: Members $75*, Non-Members $150

Call the Facility Director, Charlotte at 444-0411

* Must be a member in good standing.

SAVE THE DATE!!!!!!!!!

Glenwood is once again hosting a HUGE fall bash on September 11th, 2010.  Mark your calendars for great food, fun, music and more!



June Newsletter

Annual General Meeting was May 3rd

Thank you to those of you who attended our AGM on May 3rd. Although attendance was very low, we all enjoyed a delicious brunch, and got to chat about some of the issues that are occurring in our beautiful neighbourhood. We would like to welcome the current 2009-2010 Glenwood Community League executive.

Gary Racich – President (RETURNING)

Clayton Johnson – Vice President (RETURNING)

      • Gaming Director (RETURNING)
      • Sports Director (RETURNING)

Sheri Brydges – Secretary (RETURNING)

Harriet Fortuin – Treasurer (RETURNING)

Charlotte Larsen – Facility Director (RETURNING)

Michele Bugera – Membership Director (RETURNING)

– Newsletter Director (RETURNING)

Jamie Post – City Liaison (New Member – Welcome!)

Shannon Nichols – Program Director (New Member – Welcome!)

Ways to be a part of the community…

    1. Purchase a membership. Memberships in Glenwood Community League are still (after almost 20 years) only $25.00 per household and seniors 60+ are FREE! Memberships for 2009/2010 will be available at our Annual General Meeting on May 3rd, at 10am (or email glenwoodcommunity ‘at’ hotmail ‘dot’ com or call Michele at 780-439-3169).
    2. Come to a community league event –
      • Come and play cards (Euchre) on a Tuesday – beginners welcome
      • drop in at a community league meeting (first Thursday of every month, except summer months)
      • come to Community Swim at Jasper Place Pool on a Sunday, 3-5pm (with membership)
      • come to Hockey Night in Glenwood
      • sign up for Adopt-A-Block to keep your street clean
      • meet new friends and neighbours at our 70th Birthday Bash this fall
      • register your children for one of the City of Edmonton programs going on at the hall this summer
      • drop in to check out our summer Playground Program with your kids, nephews, nieces, grandkids or friends
      • organize a block party on your street
      • attend our annual Christmas Party

Mark your Calendar… September 12th, 2009 is the BIG DAY!

What Does a 70th Birthday Bash for a Community Look Like?

Fantastic food, fun, fireworks, friends, family, dancing, jumpy things for kids, door prizes, networking, neighbours, games and so much more!! This will be our biggest community event in YEARS and we are hoping to see so many people, new to the community and those who have been here for years joining together for a day of excitement. Email Michele at glenwoodcommunity ‘at’ hotmail ‘dot’ com to get more information or to volunteer your expertise!

Upcoming Scrapbooking Day Out

Katherine hosts scrapbooking days at the hall approximately every 2 months on a Saturday…. please contact her for upcoming dates at kewchuk ‘at’ telus ‘dot’ net or visit her website for more information at www.createwithkatherine.myctmh.com.

Euchre

Join us for Euchre every Tuesday night at the Glenwood Community Hall. Registration at 6:30pm, games begin at 7pm. Anyone can come to play.

Family and Kids’ Stuff…

Registration for registered programs IS NOW ON!

We have two programs right here in our neighbourhood!

Go online at www.edmonton.ca and search Summer Program Guide for more information, or pick one up at City facilities. Register early to get your spot!

Green Thumbs (3-5 Years) 9-11:30 A.M. Class 317740 – $55 (August 10-14)

Come and get the scoop on growing flowers and vegetables. Learn some neat ways that our insect friends help us out in the garden! Planting seeds, crafting some beautiful bugs and making cool garden markers are all part of the fun!

Wild at Art (6-9 Years) 1:30-4 P.M. Class 318124 – $59 (August 10-14)

Explore the world of art in this program. Sample everything from molding clay, paper maché and painting in different forms.

Glenwood will once again be running FREE summer drop in playground program at the community league playground this summer. Please come out and enjoy games, crafts and other dramatic play. Last year was a great success, and we look forward to even higher numbers this year.

Don’t Forget about Free Swimming… (SUNDAYS 3-5)

With your Glenwood Membership, you can participate with your family at our Community Swim at Jasper Place Pool on Sundays from 3-5pm until the end of June.

Other Glenwood Information:

Have your say and find out about… Community development, League spending and changes, Programs offered, What’s new in Glenwood?

Community League meetings are open to everyone and are generally held at the hall at 7pm on the first Thursday of every month.

Are you hosting a birthday party? Baby or bridal shower? Family Reunion? Family Christmas Party? Consider renting the Glenwood Community Hall.

Friday/Saturday rentals: Members $150*, Non-Members $400

Sunday-Thursday rentals: Members $75*, Non-Members $150

Call the Facility Director, Charlotte at 444-0411

* Must be a member in good standing.