The Internet is an amazing place. There's almost no limit to what you can do online. Sadly, there are risks and they are rarely obvious!
Residents from the greater Bonnie Doon area are invited to an hour-long introduction on remaining safe on the Internet. Lead by Mark Gordon, who has been an information systems professional for longer than he cares to admit!
When: Sunday, June 2, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Bonnie Doon Community Hall, 9240 93 Street NW
Cost: Free (but you have to bring a question ;-)
April 20, 2019. 10am - noon. Bonnie Doon Park and playground (9240-93 St).
Bring your little ones to Bonnie Doon Park for scavenger hunts, crafts, treats, and more!
This drop-in event is free for kids from the area to attend (Bonnie Doon and surrounding neighbourhoods).
The Easter Egg Hunt and scavenger hunts will take place outdoors in the park/playground.
Please check in at the gazebo to find out what colour eggs to be looking for (depending on age).
All members of Bonnie Doon Community League are invited to attend our AGM to meet your current board, have your say on the incoming board or volunteer for one of the open positions.
Be part of an engaging, community-minded team.
FREE PIZZA for everyone attending!
The Bonnie Doon Community League Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place at Bonnie Doon Hall on Sunday April 14, 4:30pm
All Bonnie Doon Community League members are welcome!
Election of the Board:
Bonnie Doon's History Book will be available to purchase at a sale price of $25 during the AGM (regular $35).
A 10-unit row housing project is proposed for the corner of 95 Street and 94 Avenue. Edmontonians are invited to a drop-in engagement session to learn more about the proposed rezoning.
Date: Thursday March 21, 2019
Location: Central Baptist Church, 9419-95 ST NW
Feedback will be summarized in a report to City Council when the proposed rezoning goes to a future Public Hearing for a decision.
Proposal details are online here.
Learn about the Abundant Community Initiative and simple steps you can take to help create a vibrant neighbourhood. The person who kicked off Edmonton's neighbouring program (ACE), Howard Lawrence, will share stories of how communities all over our city have learned to be better connected.
Drop in any time from 2pm to 4pm, Sunday, February 10, at Bonnie Doon Hall, 9240 93 Street. Enjoy refreshments with friendly neighbours!
Leading up to our Crime & Safety meetup (March 7), we hope to collect some information. If you live, work or study in the greater Bonnie Doon area, please take a minute to fill out our online survey; click the button below.
Got a friend who is not online? Pick up a printed survey at Bonnie Doon Convenience store, 9104 88 Avenue. Drop off the completed survey at the store. (And during the store's renovations, ask Marlene for a free cup of coffee!)
Here is the survey that you can download and print. Drop off the completed form at the store.
Join us for a Crime and Safety Information Session by Constable John Beatson and Constable Susan Costa on strategies to protect your home and business. Bonnie Doon Community Hall, 9240 93 Street, March 7 at 7:30 pm.
If you live, work or study in the greater Bonnie Doon area, could you please take a minute to fill out our crime & safety survey?
To contact us directly, write to Ian at email@example.com.
A small team has formed of citizens interested in enhancing safety and security in Bonnie Doon. They are liaising with the City of Edmonton Neighbourhood Empowerment Team to develop a series of crime prevention seminars to be held in Bonnie Doon in 2019. They also plan to run a few ‘meet the cops’ sessions at local coffee shops. Details to be announced when confirmed. If you would like to be on the Safety and Security Team, please email Ian at firstname.lastname@example.org
Edmonton Neighbourhood Watch (ENW) is looking for a community representative for Bonnie Doon, to help share their programming and resources. ENW will provide free training to the volunteer. For more information, please visit enwatch.ca or call the ENW office at 780-433-7458.
In 2019 Bonnie Doon will be celebrating 100 years! Bonnie Fest will celebrate 10 years and we’ll also celebrate the launch of Bonnie Doon’s History book. We are looking for community members to be part of a team to plan how to celebrate our centennial. Would you like to be involved? And how would you like to celebrate this big year?
Please email email@example.com to be on the team.
Please join the Bonnie Doon Community Refugee Sponsorship Group for A Taste of Syria, a fundraiser in support of the Marees, a refugee family from Syria now living in our neighbourhood. The event will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Bonnie Doon Hall. Cost: $40.
Tickets available here.
FOOD AND DRINK
Guests will have the chance to sample the delicious foods of Syria. Enjoy a variety of appetizers (including vegetarian options) and desserts. There will be a cash bar with a nice selection of wine and beer.
The silent auction is a fantastic opportunity to bid on terrific items, including sporting tickets, opera tickets, a sailing excursion on Lake Wabamun, Middle Eastern cooking class in a local home and more!
Live music will be provided by Meran Currie-Roberts and Rafael Hoekman, cellists with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.
Roy Abdalnour will perform traditional Middle Eastern music, accompanied by Khaled Nakkouzi on keyboard. Roy was a professional violinist in Syria before coming to Edmonton.
Belediyya Dance Company, which has performed at events such as Edmonton Heritage Days and the Syrian Arts Festival, will do several Syrian dance numbers.
It's sure to be a fun night of entertainment, good food and the opportunity to bid on some awesome items, while supporting a good cause. We hope to see you there! For more information or to get involved in this event, please contact Carol at firstname.lastname@example.org
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