Did you miss our last Curling Day in March? Want to give the sport a try and still have time to register for this season? Join us at the Ellerslie Curling Club in Wernerville (530 71 Street SW) on Saturday, September 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for a day of FREE family fun! Whether you’re an avid curler or have never tried the sport, you and your family are invited to drop in and play. Instruction and brooms are available — all you need to bring is a clean pair of shoes!
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This is going to be one amazing event full of FREE fun for the whole family! Join us at Charlesworth Park from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to celebrate the completion of the new playground as well as our community as a whole. There’s going to be a barbecue sponsored by Atco Pipelines, a DJ, balloon artists, face painters, and a bouncy castle, slide and duelling arena. There will also be a 50/50 draw to help raise money for the Ellerslie Curling Club’s new cisterns. Hope to see you and your family there!
The City of Edmonton will be hosting its Green Shack program at Ellerslie Crossing Park again this summer, from July 2 to August 22. This popular free kids’ program will be taking place Monday to Friday afternoons from 2:30 to 6:00 p.m. The City of Edmonton also offers a variety of day camps for children and drop-in programs for youth near our community; visit edmonton.ca for more information.
Ellerslie Community League members will receive a new benefit this summer: free swim times at all City of Edmonton outdoor pools! All schedules run until Sunday, August 31, 2014.
WHEN: Saturday, May 31, 2014, from noon to 3 p.m.
WHERE: Mill Woods Park, in the parking lot adjacent to the bike path at 28 Avenue & Lakewood Road East
Spring is here and with it comes the Mill Woods Bicycle Festival, a one-day family event in Mill Woods Park that will showcase the fun of cycling. We would like to invite you and your family to come and be a part of the fun. It’s free!
- Young and old can decorate their bikes and join the parade at 12:30 p.m.
- Try a fruit smoothie made in a pedal-powered blender — and you’re doing the pedaling!
- Get your bicycle safety checked
- Try different and unique bikes at the “Try-It Library”
- Fun kids’ activities: crafts, face-painting, games, balloon artists, bike obstacle course and more
- Enjoy live “bicycle powered” music; performances by local musicians
- Get information and maps on City bicycle routes
- Bring your old bicycles and donate them to Sports Central
- Watch some amazing BMX Stunt performances
- Enter to win a youth bike donated by Canadian Tire, Mill Woods Town Centre
- Food, prizes … and much more!
Ride your bike to the festival for your chance to win prizes!
For further information, call 311, visit edmonton.ca/environmentweek, or contact:
City of Edmonton – Community Services
***UPDATE*** The Ellerslie Crossing cleanup was rescheduled due to bad weather. It will now be happening Saturday, May 10, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Free coffee, hot chocolate and pizza will still be served!
Spring is finally here, and it’s time to get our parks ready to enjoy for the summer! Please join us from 10:00 a.m. to noon this Saturday, May 3, at Charlesworth Park and Sunday, May 4, at Ellerslie Crossing Park to help clean up our green spaces. Garbage bags and gloves will be provided by Capital City Clean Up.
Free coffee will be available for volunteers, and the new Boston Pizza on Ellerslie Road is generously providing a free pizza lunch to volunteers as well. So if you have a couple of hours to spare, this is a great opportunity to meet your neighbours, enjoy free coffee and pizza, and help beautify the green spaces we all enjoy. Hope to see you there!
Ellerlsie Community League is hosting a Community Garage Sale/Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the Ellerslie Curling Club from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Whether you want to browse the items for sale, sell items yourself, or enjoy the family-fun activities, you’re bound to enjoy this event! While the garage sale is happening, there will be a barbecue, a bouncy castle, face painting, horseshoes, and more. Also, balloon artist Phileas Flash will be on hand to share his amazing talent!
If you’d like to rent a table, please read the Rental Information document, then fill out the Registration Form and mail it or drop it off along with your payment to Alicia Staub (address in registration form; please contact Alicia at firstname.lastname@example.org or 780-965-3521 to get more information or make arrangements to drop payment off). The table rental fee for Ellerslie Community League members is $25, non-members $35, and home-based businesses $40.
Bottle Drive for Charlesworth Park
There will also be a bottle drive for Charlesworth Park taking place at the Community Garage Sale. Please bring your empty bottles and cans to the event if you’d like to donate them to help upgrade the playground at Charlesworth Park. Construction on the playground is scheduled to begin this spring, and we would love to make it the best it can be!