Volume 45 Issue 8 | October 2018
Aspen News
Making the neighborhood you want to live in!
We Need YOU!
We think we live in one of the best communities in all of Edmonton, and we are sure our neighbours agree! Please help support Aspen Gardens Community League by volunteering for a variety of opportunities.
Aspen Gardens Community League Executive Board positions available:

Come work directly with us! We are in need to fill three important positions on the board. Come bring your ideas and passion to the board! Current members of the board are found on our website .

President - needs to be filled
Vice President - needs to be filled
Treasurer - needs to be filled
Membership Drive:

We still have 10 routes in the neighbourhood that require canvassing.
Membership purchases ensure continuity for savings at community merchants, access to the community swim at Confederation Pool and registration for indoor and community soccer.
Please contact Gabriella at  [email protected]
Casino Volunteers Needed:

It’s AGCL Casino time again! November 19 & 20, 2018 at the Argyll Casino – come out and work a shift to support all the wonderful programs and events we hold throughout the year. We are trying something new this year due to the longer hours the casinos are open – 3 shifts instead of 2 per day, so check out the shift times carefully. Also, we are trying online sign up with  signup.com

1.  Click (or enter) this link  to go to our invitation page on SignUp.com:  http://signup.com/login/entry/647002299553724084  
2.  Enter your email address:  (You will NOT need to register an account on SignUp.com) 
3.  Sign up!  Choose your spots - SignUp.com will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy! 

Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone. If you are not comfortable using that system, email Tracy at  [email protected]  and I will get you set up. Thanks for signing up and helping your community!
Community Programs
Young Aspen-ites Get Cooking! (ages 6-10) 10 SPOTS LEFT
AGCL and Palates Kitchen is teaming up together to offer a half day cooking class for your children on Oct 19th, 1-430 pm (Westbrook School PD day). Space is limited.
Cost: $80
Community Swim at Confederation Pool (Sept- June 2019)
Enjoy a swim at Confederation pool on Saturdays and Sundays, 4:00 - 5:30 pm. You MUST bring proof of league membership, so don't forget your AGCL membership card.

* Please note Confederation Pool is closed for maintenance from Oct 1 to Oct 13, community swim is not available during this time.
For our 55+ neighbours
PETROLIA SENIORS GROUP (55+) Invites YOU to come to ENJOY: LUNCH and a PROGRAM ($15 except December). Every Third Tuesday, 11:45 a.m. (sharp) to 2:00 p.m. at Greenfield Community Hall (3803 – 114th Street NW). 

October 16th  – Readings “From the Pen of a Prairie Poet” – Ellamae Gunn

November 20th -John Chalmers, Historian for Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame: "A Centennial Tribute to the First World War” – Stories of Canadian Combat Pilots

To CONFIRM your attendance or for more information, call: Nick  780-435-1045  or  Betty 780-434-0712

An additional “outing” is offered each month for your enjoyment. For information call Joyce – 780-435-6388
Additional Programs and Resources:

Looking for more programming and information for 55+ age group? Please check out the Southwest Edmonton Seniors Association website for a host of programs and resources, including the Fall Program Guide.

From the City of Edmonton
The City of Edmonton's Park Bench provides an overview of city events and information.

Green Shack in the Winter?
Yes, there is year round green shack at select community sites! Please check out the city's website here for more information and scroll down to monthly schedules for Fall.
Community Notices
Looking for some Christmas Inspiration? Check out the amazing works of Sandra Paetsch at the:
Orange Avocado Jewelry Christmas Show
Wednesday Nov 28th
10am - 7pm
Banff Room, Derrick Golf and Winter Club (3500 119 ST)

Featuring one of a kind bronze and fine silver handcrafted jewelry by Sandra Paetsch. All are Welcome.
Community Bulletin Board

Dog walking, Pet Sitting, and Pet Visits. Licensed, Insured and Bonded. Visit blueskydogs.ca, email [email protected] or call 780-903-8016. 10% discount for AGCL members!

Certified Teacher with 25 years experience is interviewing new families for the Fall 2018 school year. Students of all ages and abilities welcome. I tailor my approach to the unique learning styles of each child. Committed to developing longstanding rapport with families in the community. References available, call Nicole @ 780-218-1319.

Piano lessons in your own home, beginners a specialty. Evening, afternoon, daytime spots avail. Richard Van oosterom, B.Mus, [M. Mus (courses)] piano, theory, harmony, RCM, and university exam preparation. 780-437-2391 (home), 780-292-3489 (cell), [email protected] or  www.mauranuimusic

Gabriella Rozsa B.A., R.M.T. is accepting patients weekday mornings and weekends. Professional home based business; 15 years clinical experience, licensed RMTA. Call 780-757-3848 or email [email protected]

Experience with plumbing, painting, install and repair of toilets, faucet, drywall, cleaning roofs, gutters, grout and silicone bathtubs. $30/hr, 20% off AGCL members. [email protected]

Light yard and home maintenance, rototilling, small projects, long time recently retired (early) AG resident, building a small local client base. Give Tim a call to see if he can help you. 780-940-6800, [email protected]

100% Alberta grown ALPACA wool. Eco-friendly, non-allergenic, soft & soothing. Great for gifts! Contact: [email protected]

2.5 inch wide crocheted wrist bands, with removable Angel Bear finger puppet. Also in Andromeda cowls and skinny wrist band party favours. Makes great You and Me gifts/ friendship gifts. Made with Merino wool, silk noil, mohair, firestar Art Yarn. Puppet in cotton and merino. Please email Monica at [email protected]
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