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Updated: Jan 3

This post contains general information for Woodvale residents.


Winterfest


From: Beautifications COPS BPCE <front.yards@edmonton.ca> Sent: January 3, 2023 1:33 PM To: woodvalecommunityfacility@shaw.ca Subject: 2023 City of Edmonton Winterscapes Competition for Community Leagues

Good day!

We are the team that organizes the Front Yard in Bloom program every year!

Now that it is Winter, we wanted to highlight the Winterscapes program to your organization.

Winterscapes is a winter-themed contest that encourages people to celebrate winter outdoors and to beautify neighbourhoods by creating a front yard "winterscape". You can nominate your own yard or someone else yard. We would be delighted if you could share the following information with your community.

How Can Community Leagues Participate?

· Spread the word about this program to residents within your community through newsletter articles, posters, and events

· Host a winterscape-building party in front of your community league

· At your next winter, holiday, or Family Day community league event:

o Facilitate a winterscape-building activity for kids and families

o Offer a snow games challenge for kids/families for extra fun

What is a Winterscape?

A Winterscape can include snow and ice sculptures, winter gardens and landscaping, ice ornaments, and winter-themed scenes. Your imagination is the limit! Start with natural materials, such as snow, ice, visible plants, and stones or rocks You can add lights, colour, and wildlife-friendly features Find creative uses for ordinary home and garden items, such as planter containers, fences, and lawn ornaments. You can check out the Inspiration & Ideas page as well as a Photo Gallery of past winners! These winterscapes can be in front of a house, apartment, school, or community league, as long as it can be seen clearly from the road and has an Edmonton address.

Why Build a Winterscape?

Beautify your neighbourhood. Make your community hall or gathering location a fun place to be. A fun way to spend time with friends, family, and colleagues pg. 2 Be active outdoors Start a new family tradition! For complete details, please visit our website: edmonton.ca/winterscapes. Submitted photos may be added to our online gallery for public viewing.

Categories:

· Winter Garden: These natural-looking Winterscapes feature landscaped yards with visible plants, snow, ice, and wildlife-friendly features. Yards may also include garden decorations, accessories, colour, and lights.

· Winter Art: These yards may feature creative winter scenes and snow/ice sculptures. Add plant materials, colour, lights, and use your vivid imagination to create an artistic Winterscape!

· Winter Play: These fun and kid-friendly Winterscapes have playful features, and may include snow slides, snow forts, colourful snow/ice art, tree ornaments, lights, and much more.

You can nominate your own winterscape, or a friend’s or neighbour’s winterscape. Individuals and groups alike are invited to submit nominations!

Winterscapes Prizes

Each week, the names of those who submitted nominations will be entered into a weekly random prize draw for a chance to win a gift card to #YEGWinterPatios. Additionally, this year, all nominees will receive a snowman-building kit prize (while supplies last)!

For more information, including rules and guidelines, and how to enter in on the fun, you can visit our website at www.edmonton.ca/winterscapes.

Thank you, and enjoy the winter!

The Winterscapes Team,

Jenny and Cameron


Click on the link below to download the poster for this event.

2023 Winterscapes Poster
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Parking Ban Notifications


This year, the City of Edmonton has launched a new parking ban notification tool.

Signing up for notifications is easy! The 24 hour advance notice of a parking ban, through text and/or email, helps drivers avoid a $250 fine. It also helps crews clear roads safely and more efficiently. Subscribers are even notified of when a ban has ended. Visit edmonton.ca/SafeTravels to sign up for notifications.



Play Ranger Program - Fall, 2022


Click Here to view the poster for this event.


Wahkohtowin Family Night December 15 2022


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Handball


From: Alberta Team Handball Federation <info@albertateamhandball.com> Sent: November 24, 2022 11:22 AM To: undisclosed-recipients: Subject: U13 Team Handball League play begins soon Hello Community Leagues, I am hoping you can share the following information with your memberships. ATHF is recruiting players for our upcoming U13 season. So if you are looking for something different for your child to play at a very affordable rate, give team handball a try. Our play dates for the season are; Jan. 15 - Edm Feb 4 - Red Deer Feb 12 - Edm March 11 - Red Deer March 19 - finals in Edm On each of the first 4 play dates, it is a tournament style day where teams will play 3 times each date. The number of games played for the finals depends on the number of teams, but is likely 2-3 games as well. For more information, feel free to reach out to one of our clubs (Club information found here) or email ATHF at info@albertateamhandball.com or call 780-405-0391 Thank you, have a great day. Carl Barton Executive Director Alberta Team Handball Federation ________________________________ 11759 Groat Road NW, Edmonton, Alberta, T5M 3K6, Canada P: 780-405-0391 E: info@albertateamhandball.com W: www.albertateamhandball.com

From: Alberta Team Handball Federation <info@albertateamhandball.com> Sent: August 24, 2022 9:18 AM Subject: Handball Fest - September 24th

Hello Everyone, I am hoping that you can share this with members of your community. Edmonton is hosting its first-ever Team Handball Festival and it is open to families to come out and try at an affordable price. I have added a poster with this email as well as a registration link.

Welcome to Edmonton's first Handball Fest. Level 1 sports is hosting a Handball Fest on September 24th. All day participants can play matches of H-Ball (A.K.A mini-handball for all ages) while taking advantage of a chance to win some swag and prizes.

This is a family-friendly event for all ages. We will have a food truck on site, concession, and most importantly H-Ball (aka Mini Handball for adults). It is a great opportunity to bring some of your friends!

If you have never played handball before do not worry!! It's easy to learn and super fun. If you know the game, bring your friends for them to try.

We will have 3 courts available for play from 12-6 pm.

1 court dedicated to learning 1 court for kids 8-12 1 kings court. *All courts are Co-ed Play

Costs

$50 for Teams of 4 - 6 $10 for Individual play Kids Free!!

Use the link below for early bird registration, $40. To show up and play is $10 per individual or $50 per team (4-6 players). Registration.

Level 1 Sports facility is located at 14449 Yellowhead Trail.


Carl Barton

Executive Director

Alberta Team Handball Federation

________________________________

11759 Groat Road NW, Edmonton, Alberta,

T5M 3K6, Canada

P: 780-405-0391

E: info@albertateamhandball.com

W: www.albertateamhandball.com


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