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Lawn Bowls…. A Sport for Life

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Lawn bowls is one of the oldest English sports believed to have first been played in the 13th century.  It was the expansion of the British Empire that saw the introduction of bowls to other nations. The Scots organized the sport in the mid 1800’s and early in 1900 the world lawn bowls organization was established. Lawn bowls continues to… Read more »

Master Composter Recyclers Program

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The City of Edmonton is looking for volunteers to become Master Composter Recyclers – specially trained volunteers who share their waste reduction message with friends, family, neighbours, and coworkers. Volunteer activities include showing a neighbour how to grasscycle, helping a family start a worm compost, hosting a wasteless dinner party, or being a compost mentor at a community garden. To… Read more »

Grey Cup Social

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Join friends and neighbours for a good ‘ole game of football… on TV played by professional sports guys. | Projection BIG Screen | Free Munchies | All Ages | Wear Your Team Colours | Sunday, November 29, 2015 Game Starts at 2pm Wraps Up an Hour After Game Ends Newton Community League 5520 – 121 Avenue

Newton Community League Monthly Meeting & Social

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All residents are invited to attend our monthly general meetings. Only Newton Community League Members will be allowed to vote. Please visit our Membership page to purchase your membership. 7pm Meeting w/ Social to Follow 1st Wednesday of Every Month 5520 – 121 Avenue To suggest an agenda item or make an inquiry, please contact the Newton Community Secretary at… Read more »

Active Recreation and Sport Strategy – Survey

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The City of Edmonton’s Active Recreation and Sport Strategy aims to help foster networks, culture, policies and places that enable and encourage the people who live here – of all ages, abilities and interests – to live active and healthy lives. As a follow-up to the stakeholder consultation meetings your organization was invited to in September 2015, the City is… Read more »

Newton Stories – Four Generations of Newtonians: The Rienk Mulder Family

Meet Rienk Mulder – I moved into Newton Community along with my parents and 5 siblings in 1962. We first lived on a little farm on 54 St and 123 Ave. My parents then bought a house on 55 St. and 120 Ave., which my son now owns. I met my wife at the Newton Park and we married in 1975. We… Read more »