Thursday, April 24, 2014

#YEG POLITICS OF OLIVER - JANE'S WALK

MONDAY, MAY 5, 2014
Walk Leader: Michael Phair
Meeting Place: Oliver Community League Hall
10326 - 118 Street

Join your guide, former Ward 6 Councillor, Michael Phair, who will begin the walk from the Oliver Community League Hall (10326 - 118 Street) following and intersecting routes found in the Oliver Community Walking Map. Discover the background and politics of various developments (ie. CN Lands) throughout the walk; the "bubble houses", Fire House #4, the Mural at Kitchener Park and other tidbits. Explore the Oliver neighbourhood and share your stories! Approximately 1.5 hr. walk
 

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

#YEG Heavy rain and high water predicted for Edmonton and west central Alberta

A high streamflow advisory has been issued for Edmonton and a large portion of west central Alberta.

Alberta Emergency Alert issued the advisory Tuesday morning. It says stream levels are expected to rise rapidly over the next 36 hours and that one metre- to 1.5-metre increases in water levels are possible within the North Saskatchewan River, Athabasca River and Red Deer River basins. Minor flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Environment Canada is calling for heavy rain to begin in the Edmonton area early Wednesday with accumulations of 30 mm to 60 mm by Wednesday night.

Read the entire article from the Edmonton Journal

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#YEG We Don't Like Edmonton Esks Green Helmets

The Esks decided to give their away uniform a new look and went to a "green" helmet. 

Never seen an Esk, with a green helmet. I'm sure there are other Esk fans that agree. 

Join our Facebook Group and let your feelings be heard!

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Monday, April 21, 2014

#YEG Edmonton Earth Day Celebration 2014


Edmonton Earth Day Celebration 2014
April 27 (12-4 pm)
Earth's General Store
9605 82 Ave

Earth Day gives us a day to get together as a concerned community of citizens to share, identify our place in creating a better world, have fun, and to learn more stuff. There will be educational booths, workshops, music, food, and friends (new and old ones).

Featured so far at this year's Edmonton Earth Celebration. This list is growing daily, so please come back to see more, or check out our website at www.edmontonearthday.ca.

Music by:
John Spearn
Paula E. Kirman
Michelle Boudreau
Dale Ladouceur

Workshops:
Hosted by of Earth's General Store
(list to follow)

Food by:
Sailin On

Educational Booths by:

Amnesty International
City of Edmonton Compost
City of Edmonton Drainage
Earth Legacy, Sustainable Landscaping
Edmonton and Area Land Trust
Edmonton Permaculture Guild
FLK/Taoist Tai chi
Greenpeace Canada
Jesse Tuft 'sElectric Truck
Linda Duncan
Dale Rowe (That Solar Place)
Vegetarians of Alberta
Velo Bicycle Festival
Edmonton Bicycle Commuters
Wildlife Rehabilitation Society

Special Feature:
Edmonton Earth Day t-shirt featuring the artwork of Victoria Armstrong - Nature Artist. A limited number are available for sale, or can be pre-ordered by writing edmontonearthday@gmail.com). Details to follow.

Demonstrations by:
FLK/Taoist Tai chi

For Kids (of all ages)
What Goes Where compost game
Fashions and parades with Garbaganza
Find The Animals Game, featuring the artwork of Victoria Armstrong.
Way We Green Tent

For everyone:
Annual Rainbarrel Sale


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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

#yeg Earth Day Week Kickoff 2014



Earth Day Week Kickoff 2014
Monday, April 21at 12:00pm
Alberta Avenue Community Centre
9210 118 Ave NW

The Edmonton chapters of the Green Party of Canada are honoured to be hosting the opening celebrations to Earth Day this year! Kid's events, booths, speakers and entertainment are all by donation. Just north of the heart of downtown, it is accessible by bus and LRT. Come join us for a celebration of our Mother. And tell us - what are YOU doing to help and not harm our fragile and life sustaining world?

Facebook Event
Edmonton Earth Day 2014 Website & Follow on Twitter @earthdayedm

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Friday, April 11, 2014

#YEG Edmonton Ultimate Players Association - Indoor Beginners Clinic

  • Where: Commonwealth Recreation Centre
  • When: April 13th - 5:00 to 6:30pm (Registration 4:30)
  • What: Have you never played Ultimate and are wanting to give it a try? Do you have a friend you've been trying to get out to play? Or maybe some new players for Summer League who want to practice a bit before getting outside? Come an join us for a 90 minute clinic to learn to play Ultimate! All levels of experience are welcome!
  •  Cost: Free!
  • Registration: No advanced registration required. We will do on site registration 4:30-5:00, with the clinic getting underway at 5:00pm. Any attendees under 18 will need to be dropped off & registered by a parent/guardian.
More information about Indoor Beginners Clinic and follow them on Twitter @EdmontonUlti
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

#Yeg Ignite Change Now! Youth Forum

Every spring, the John Humphrey Centre hosts the ICN! Youth Forum which brings together 100 high school students from across Edmonton and area. The goal of the ICN! Youth Forum is to build a caring community of engaged youth across school boundaries, who value their role as citizens, are proud of who they are as Edmontonians and are appreciative of our city’s magnificent diversity. On April 25th, 2014, the Ignite Change Now! Youth Forum will take place at King's University College (9125 50 Street, Edmonton Alberta) from 9am - 2:30pm.

Find out more about the ICN! Youth Forum and follow the John Humphrey Centre on Twitter @jhcentre


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