Outdoor Ice Skating Begins December 12

Saturday December 12 is the official start of the 10 week Outdoor Skating season.   City workers are starting to get the ice surfaces in shape and if the weather cooperates we'll be rolling by the weekend. Once again we're thankful for…

Celebrate the Holidays at the MacKenzie Art Gallery

Another "first post"! Please welcome to Yvette Crane to the role of LCA website editor. With Yvette, Eric and Mark combing the community for news, you can't help but be informed. And busy! I don’t know about you, but hanging out at the…

Be a Part of Olympic History

A warm welcome to new website editor Eric Bell who kicks off his LCA experience with this post.  Yay! Do you love the Olympics but don’t have the time to make it to Vancouver this winter? Good news- you don’t even have to leave your…

Let’s Talk Trash: Waste Management Open House

This is a topical post for me and anyone who had a neighbour move recently.   Our 'one big bag per week' of garbage has been sitting by the back door for a very long time as the dumpsters in my alley are full of unwanted stuff from the aforementioned…

Feedback Needed for Recreational Facility Plan

Last Thursday the LCA was invited to receive a first look at the City of Regina's  Recreational Facility Plan. This is an 11 year plan (2010-2020) outlining where the City wants to invest in recreational facilities across Regina -- from…

LCA Website Editors Needed

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This website has been one of the neat additions to the LCA lineup over the past year.  We launched the site with the objective of sharing everything we know about the community, so you know what's going on and what needs your attention. So…

Hurry! The Wedding Singer Opens Tomorrow!

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Sheldon Williams Collegiate is known for a great music and drama program and their fall musical is one of the highlights of their schedule.   This year the students are getting back to the '80s with a production of "The Wedding Singer."  It's…

Remembrance Day in the Sunshine

I'm writing this having just returned from the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Cenotaph in Victoria Park.   As usual, it was a very nice service, remembering the sacrifices of our soldiers in years past and the continued sacrifices our…

Our Community Garden Needs Your Help!

The volunteers at the Yara-Grow Regina community gardens need your help in bringing an excellent new addition to the gardens on Queen Street.  They are trying to get $10,000 in funding from the Aviva Community Fund so they can build an accessible…

Thanksgiving Greetings + an e-newsletter

Hi.  Whether you're having a Thanksgiving meal today or earlier this weekend, we wish you all the best.  As I write this the sun is finally coming out so maybe we can get back to autumn for a while. While the pumpkin pie was baking today…

Come to the AGM on October 19

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I admit it -- posting has been sparse here lately. That's not because there's nothing new going on in LCA land though. It's more that we're busy actually doing the stuff. Please fill the library on the 19th to learn about what we do, so…

Fall Registration Night is Tuesday, September 8

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Here's a friendly reminder to come out to LCA Fall Registration is Tuesday, September 8 at 7PM at Athabasca School. Come sign up for LCA programs and other community association programs all from one location.  If you're not sure what to…

LCA Meeting Date Change and even More Corrections

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Perhaps it was the late summer warm snap that caused it.  Or maybe the rush to enjoying time off before school started.  All I know is that the last couple LCA posts have been rife with half truths and misunderstandings.  So here's a post…

Around Town: More Community Programs for All

It's been a busy week at LCA Command Central.  We put the final touches on our newsletter and have that off to the printer.  It should be in your mailbox within a week or so.  We're also getting things in order for our first meeting of…

Program Updates on Website and Smooth, Soothing Paper!

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While we're enjoying the sun and the Regina Folk Festival, our energetic newsletter editor Jessica Tiefenbach is putting the final touches on an interesting and very informative Fall Newsletter.  I got a sneak peek at the newsletter this…

LCA Program Coordinator Found; First Full Board of the Century!

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I'm absolutely thrilled to announce that Stacey Gattinger has agreed to join the Lakeview Community Association as our new Program Coordinator.  Stacey is recently moved back to Regina from Ontario and we're darned glad she decided to settle…

Regina Fringe Theatre Festival is Underway!

Chalk it up to an outstanding Canada Day but I got behind on my emails and forgot to talk up one of the most exciting new events that is gracing the Queen City.  The latest installment of the Regina International Fringe Festival got rolling…

Help a Local Student Help Others in Africa

Second year U of R student Jeffrey Myers is a true Friend of Lakeview.  He's a graduate of the LCA Community Soccer program and has been one of the Myers's who hauls the soccer nets to and from the Kinsmen Park shack for years now.  In fact,…

Stock Up On Summer Reading: Library Book Sale

It's a week late to help with this current rainy day, but there might be a couple more during the summer (hopefully on Tuesdays after a gloriously sunny long weekend.)   So there's still a good reason to check out Regina Public Library's…

The Community Garden Grand Opening – TUESDAY June 23rd

I know many of you get the LCA emails and immediately plan your week, so I wanted to let you know about a typo in yesterday's post.   The Yara-Grow Regina Community Garden grand opening is at 10:30AM on Tuesday June 23rd. June 23rd lands on…

Lose some sandals? We might have them.

OK, so this is a new topic for us, but I got an email that a nice person found a pair of kids Keen Sandals in Kinsmen Park South last week.  She was nice enough to look us up and send the email, so I'll pass the message along. If you know…

Community Garden Opening Celebration is June 23!

We received a nice email from Karen Watkins at Grow Regina about the official opening of the Yara-Grow Regina Community Garden, which is coming up on Tuesday, June 23rd at the new garden at 3500 Queen Street. An official ceremony will be…

St. Pius Parents Building Good Kids, Playground

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Last Tuesday, I had the privilege of meeting with parents and teachers of Ecole St. Pius X Catholic School to learn about what they are up to and share the story of the new (and hopefully improved) Lakeview Community Association.    It was…

Lakeview Really, Really Needs a Community Program Coordinator. Really!

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I posted this up a couple of weeks ago, but didn't get any responses.  Perhaps the title was a little too positive.  Truth is, we're in a real bind in LCA land -- without a Program Coordinator we don't have any winter programs next year.…