west jasper/sherwood community league, edmonton, ab
west jasper / sherwood community league, edmonton, ab

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Christmas Turkey Bingo

Christmas Turkey Bingo will be held at the community hall on Sunday, December 18. Children, eight and older, are welcome to participate in the regular games when accompanied by an adult. However, children will not be allowed to play for cash prizes as per Alberta Gaming & Liquor Regulations.

  • Doors open at 11:00 a.m.
  • Bonanza precall begins at 12:00 noon, early birds to follow.
  • Regular games start at 1:00 p.m. Door prizes, 40 regular games, and chances to win a prize.

There will be 8 chances to win a turkey. Cash prizes include 2 early birds, 2 bonanzas and 1 odd/even game.

Kids on Track - Free Learn to Skate

Does your family want to learn to skate? Four free classes on January 7, 21, 28 and February 4, 2017 at Crestwood Arena (9940-147 Street) from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. New skates and helmets are provided for lessons. Space is limited to 40 participants.

Skating application deadline is December 16, 2016.

Criteria to Participate:

  • Must be a resident of West Jasper Place or Sherwood;
  • Must be a non-skater (beginner level classes);
  • At least 1 parent must be learning to skate with their children;
  • Children must be school age; and
  • Must be able to attend ALL 4 classes.

For more information, or to fill out an application form, please visit website: http://kidsontrack.org/programs/active-families/ or call 780-481-2942.".

$20,000 Edmonton Home Repair Grant

Seniors and persons with disabilities will be given priority. Qualifying maximum income for homeowners from January to December, 2015 - one person is $34,857 and two persons is $52,914. House must have a major deficiency with over $1,000 in repairs for plumbing, fire safety, electrical, heating, structural work, disability modifications or energy efficiency. Property must be owner occupied, at least 15 years old and valued at no more than $400,000.

For further information, please phone the HOPE coordinator at 780-423-3135 or email HOPE@edmonton.ca.

Are You Interested in Family Activities?

Are you interested in attending some family activities at our hall, for example, movie time, game night, water slip and slide, lego challenge, etc.? Please email Maria David at m2cdavid@gmail.com.

Jasper Place Area Redevelopment Plan

The Jasper Place Area Redevelopment Plan was adopted by city council as a bylaw on August 24, 2015. Highlights of this plan for West Jasper Place include: All new discretionary developments or rezonings cannot have front garages; parking access is from the laneway; buildings must display high quality design and articulation with no blank facades facing public realm. On corner properties, one front entrance must face all public roadways for semi-detached and row housing units. Apartments can only be developed where they currently exist and lots facing our park and school can be rezoned to Direct Control for row housing with a commercial component. As well, the city must explore opportunities in conjunction with the community to acquire land for new park space.