Sep
26
4:00 PM16:00

Edmonton's Food Bank Plant-a-Row, Grow-a-Row

Each month Edmonton’s Food Bank serves over 20,000 people through its hamper programs while also providing food for 400,000 meals and snacks through affiliated agencies. During summer gardeners can help the Food Bank provide fresh local produce through the Plant a Row, Grow a Row program. Food Bank volunteers will be on hand to accept donations of fresh garden produce.

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Oct
3
4:00 PM16:00

Boys and Girls clubs Big brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton and Area

Boys and Girls clubs of Edmonton and area work to provide over 5300 children and youth in our community with positive mentoring relationships and safe places throughout Edmonton.  They offer programs in the community, schools and 15 club sites across the city with the help from over 3100 volunteers.  The needs continue to grow and they are looking for more positive adults to help reduce the waitlist of over 1000 kids where over 800 are boys waiting for positive role models.


https://bgcbigs.ca/volunteer/
 

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Sep
19
4:00 PM16:00

Councillor Tim Cartmell

Tim was elected as the current Ward 9 Councillor in October 2017.  Prior to this, he had a long and respected term as the President of the Terwillegar-Riverbend Advisory Council, the Riverbend Community League, and and the Lillian Osborne Community Theater Initiative, among many other things. 

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Sep
5
4:00 PM16:00

Cornerstone Counselling Centre

Cornerstone Counselling Centre is a not-for-profit counselling centre with a mission to provide affordable counselling and mental health services to everyone.  At Cornerstone, they understand that sometimes life can be a struggle, and believe that all those who need help, irrespective of faith, race, gender, lifestyle, or financial ability should have access to counselling and mental health care. The team of Certified Counsellors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Registered Psychologists are committed to offering excellent services in a compassionate and accepting atmosphere. To ensure counselling services are affordable, they offer fee subsidies based upon financial need

http://www.cornerstonecounselling.com/about-us/

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Aug
29
4:00 PM16:00

Edmonton's Food Bank Plant-a-Row, Grow-a-Row

Each month Edmonton’s Food Bank serves over 20,000 people through its hamper programs while also providing food for 400,000 meals and snacks through affiliated agencies. During summer gardeners can help the Food Bank provide fresh local produce through the Plant a Row, Grow a Row program. Food Bank volunteers will be on hand to accept donations of fresh garden produce.)

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Aug
22
4:00 PM16:00

Edmonton Junior Tennis Society

Edmonton Junior Tennis Society is a non-profit community tennis program funded and supported by Tennis Canada, Tennis Alberta and generous sponsors. We provide affordable and accessible tennis programs for children and families in gyms, community centers, clubs and schools. With an emphasis on skill development, children participate in mini-tennis formats that use age and skill appropriate equipment and court sizes, to ensure early success and enjoyment. We currently offer indoor programming (Sept-June) at five City of Edmonton locations, including the Terwillgar Rec Centre. During the summer months we partner with local community clubs to offer our kids programming in camp and multi-week formats.

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Aug
8
4:00 PM16:00

Dogs With Wings

Dogs with Wings will be at the SWEFM raising awareness of Assistance Dogs and Assistance Dogs in-training and bringing awareness to their foster home programs for raising a Service Dog in training! Come stop by and see how you can become involved and meet an Assistance Dog and/or Puppy in training!

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Aug
1
4:00 PM16:00

SW Edmonton Seniors Association

The SouthWest Edmonton Seniors Association (SWESA) is a non-profit association established in 2011 to address the social, cultural and recreational interests of people over 55 in southwest Edmonton. They offer a wide breadth of programming including information sessions on technology, lifestyle, health, and current events. We also offer health and fitness programs, outings and social gatherings where it is easy to meet and make friends.

As a member-driven organization, in concert with community groups and partners, SWESA empowers older adults in Southwest Edmonton, to be active and to be socially engaged through quality programs and services.

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Jul
25
4:00 PM16:00

FLK Taoist Tai Chi

This organization is Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi. They practice the art of Tai Chi with a focus on the health benefits and believe that true health is achieved when body, mind and spirit come together. This group has been in Canada since 1970 and has branches in many locations across the world. More information can be found at www.taoist.org

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Jul
18
4:00 PM16:00

Edmonton Junior Tennis Society

Edmonton Junior Tennis Society is a non-profit community tennis program funded and supported by Tennis Canada, Tennis Alberta and generous sponsors. We provide affordable and accessible tennis programs for children and families in gyms, community centers, clubs and schools. With an emphasis on skill development, children participate in mini-tennis formats that use age and skill appropriate equipment and court sizes, to ensure early success and enjoyment. We currently offer indoor programming (Sept-June) at five City of Edmonton locations, including the Terwillgar Rec Centre. During the summer months we partner with local community clubs to offer our kids programming in camp and multi-week formats.

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Jul
11
4:00 PM16:00

Strathcona Place 55+ Centre

Strathcona Place 55+ Centre is a city-funded centre that has activities, recreation, art programs, special events, and outreach services.  They offer many programs for the 55+ community including intergenerational and multicultural activities.  The center is located at the heart of the university area and is volunteer driven to serve the needs of the community.  

https://www.strathconaplace.com/

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Jun
27
4:00 PM16:00

CPAWS Northern Alberta

CPAWS Northern Alberta has championed the protection of Alberta’s diverse natural heritage since our establishment in 1968 as the first regional chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society. CPAWS is Canada’s pre-eminent, non-profit wilderness protection organization. Together, we are working to keep at least half of Canada’s public land and water wild – forever. We will be chatting about protecting the source of Edmonton’s waters in the Bighorn Backcountry as part of our Love Your Headwaters campaign.  We will also discuss how the public can help us conserve Caribou, and other Northern Alberta wildlife species!  

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Jun
20
4:00 PM16:00

Valley Zoo Development Society

The Valley Zoo Development Society’s (VZDS) mission is to raise funds and promote awareness to ensure the continued development of the Edmonton Valley Zoo. This is achieved through the events and various programs that the VZDS runs throughout the year. 

Information on the Adopt-an-Animal program will be displayed. All proceeds for this program go towards enrichment for the animals who call the zoo their home. 

http://www.buildingourzoo.com/

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Jun
13
4:00 PM16:00

University of Alberta - Dr. Jens Walter Work Group

The Dr. Jens Walter Work Group at the University of Alberta is interested in understanding how consuming dietary fiber promotes health  benefits through modifying the bacteria that live in our gut.  In order to do so, they are conducting a study in which they ask volunteers to consume 1 of 3 dietary fibers for six weeks, and are currently looking for participants to support this research by volunteering to help with the study.

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Jun
6
4:00 PM16:00

Canadian Blood Services

Canadian Blood Services will be on site providing information on blood donation.  This will include having calendars and flyers of the upcoming donation clinics in Terwillegar.  They'll also be handing out some goodies, so be sure to stop by!

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May
30
4:00 PM16:00

Edmonton and Area Land Trust

The Edmonton and Area Land Trust is the only local land conservancy that works to protect natural areas to benefit wildlife and people, and to conserve biodiversity and all nature's values, for everyone forever. Check out their (https://www.ealt.ca/news-blog/) and  events page (https://www.ealt.ca/get-involved/events) on their website to see what they're up to at www.ealt.ca!"

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May
16
4:00 PM16:00

Edmonton's Food Bank Plant-a-Row, Grow-a-Row

Each month Edmonton’s Food Bank serves over 20,000 people through its hamper programs while also providing food for 400,000 meals and snacks through affiliated agencies. During summer gardeners can help the Food Bank provide
fresh local produce through the Plant a Row, Grow a Row program.

Food Bank volunteers will be on hand to hand out free seeds and provide information about how gardeners can donate their extra vegetables to Edmonton’s Food Bank.
 

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