Mr. Alfred Trendall was popular as he greeted each guest.
Mrs. Vi Mihli graciously received flowers to thank her for her donation of fine china to our seniors programs.
Colin K. Hatcher, Railway Historian, told us about the amazing streetcar that came into Bonnie Doon starting in 1912.
Barb Neil proudly distributed copies of the Bonnie Doon 1950s Community Map that her team of Craig Pinder, Tom Monto and Alex Monto-Stein have been preparing all winter. Copies of the 1950s community map are free and can be picked up at Idylwylde Library and M and M Convenience Store on 88 Avenue. They’re also available at Edmonton City Hall and the Prince of Wales Armoury.
Kayla Muth's exceptional photography captured many people who attended the tea.
Merci beaucoup to Dolores Carriere for coordinating the tea and to her huge team of volunteers, family and friends, and especially to the young children who served the goodies. What a delightful community effort, made possible by the support of Age Friendly Edmonton.
Details about the upcoming book 'Memories of Bonnie Doon', which will be released in Fall 2018, were revealed too. Informaton on how to pre-order the book will be available on our website soon.
Below are some photos from Bonnie Doon's Annual History Tea, 2018.
Thank you to all the volunteers for giving of their time and energy to organize this well-attended event.