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Volunteers Needed for YARA-Grow Regina Community Gardens

Looking for a volunteer opportunity that enables you to spend more time outdoors? YARA-Grow Regina Community Garden located at McLeod Park, 3500 Queen Street may be your match - green thumbs not required.   Grow Regina and its members…

PlayEscapes Summer Drop In Program

The school year is coming to a close and your little scholar can't wait for his or her summer freedom. If your child is like most, that summer freedom buzz lasts for a few weeks at best before they start moaning "I'm bored! There's nothing to…

One World Cafe: Concert and Peace Connect, April 2

Robert White sent us an email today about an event he's organizing on Friday, April 2 at the Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre. It's a free concert and 'Peace Connect' and here are the details: One World Café Concert & "Peace Connect" Friday,…

Want to try Archery?

The Saskatchewan Archaeological Society is organizing an archery workshop to members and non-members.   They're looking for 15 people to make a Regina class. Here's some detail, via Kelly.  I' m just passing this along... Are you interested…

Music and Movement for Kids

I know this might be a little late, but in case some of you are interested I thought I would post this. The Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Center has a program called ‘Music and Movement for Kids.” It’s a fun class that involves you and your…

Campbell Band and Choir Concert, Feb 24-25

I got a great email from Cheryl Moats of the Campbell Area Music Parents Association (whew!  let's just call them CAMPA) about a concert series called February Blues.  It's coming up this week on Feb 24 and 25, at 7PM. The Feb 25 concert…

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…

Seed Exchange: Plant Something Old This Year!

One of the big concerns for gardeners is the decline in genetic diversity in our plant seeds.  As plant breeders continue to strive for greater yields and vegetable 'transportability', there becomes fewer and fewer plant varieties.   Many…

Tar Sands Debate Coming to Regina

I don't know anything about how Tar Sands work other than there is oil in the sand, but based on several emails I've received there is a debate around Tar Sands development.   Large source of oil vs. the environmental impact of focusing on…

Wanna Sing and Dance this Summer? Join Saskatchewan Express

If you're 15 years of age or over, love singing and dancing and want to travel this summer, Saskatchewan Express might be for you.  They're holding auditions for the 2009 summer tour on February 7 and 8.   I assume the auditions are held…

RU Smarter than a Deshaye School Student? Find Out Thursday!

Good friend of Lakeview Kelly Pierson sent me an email today letting me know that there are still tickets available for the "R U Smarter than a Deshaye K-8th Grader"  event tomorrow night (Thursday January 29) at 6:30PM at Miller High School.…

OK fellas — time to get the gear checked out

Friend of Lakeview Kelly sent me an email this week about a great seminar for all the guys who should be getting their "equipment" examined on a regular basis but aren't getting it done. The Canadian Cancer Society and SunLife Financial…

Who Cares About Harbour Landing?

I still remember the Open Houses in 2007 about the new development in southwest Regina called Harbour Landing. The developers and the City planneres used pictures of Lakeview, especially the Hill Avenue mall, to reflect the type of neighbourhood…

Sunday Roundup: More Words, More Good Work

It's time to take a break from the normal weekend craziness to tell you about three really big events.  Guaranteed to fill your bellys and minds and help people at the same time! Regina Food For Learning Steak Night Regina Food for Learning…

Sunday Roundup: Where should we take this?

After the initial rush of fall activities it sure is nice to have a calmer, warmer, indian summer style weekend.  It seems like this weekend is the official start of fall yardwork, raking leaves, cleaning up the flower beds and mowing lawns. …

Not-Quite Sunday Roundup: Lots and Lots of Green, and a Little Blue

Riders Lose, Gas Prices Rise, and No Sunday Roundup? What's going on? What a strange weekend. Mrs Blogger and I went up to Waskesiu for the MS Bike Tour and all heck broke loose. We blew the September gasoline budget driving home then arrived…

Sunday Roundup: Flashing Red Lights and the LCA Newsletter!

My flyer delivery guy is back from summer vacation, which means flyer service is intermittent at our house.  We cancelled the Leader Post several years back but still end up on the 'no flyer' list.  Oh well -- the Sun arrived so there's…

LCA Weekend Edition: Films, Fundraisers and a Race

Queen City Marathon is Sunday! One last reminder before I head outside to start chalking up the street -- the Queen City Marathon comes through Lakeview on Sunday morning.   Pour a coffee, head outside and cheer on the runners! Home Economics…

Sunday Roundup: Skateboards, Soccer and Grandmas!

The Labour Day flyer stack was thicker than ever this week. Let's see what we can find about Lakeview or Communities this week: Lakeview Skater Goes to Nationals! ( Sunday Sun ) Congratulations to Lakeview 12 year old Jesse Nichols who was…

Fundraiser Friday: Two talks by Mr. Trudeau and more!

The LCA inbox got a lot of action this week as several local charities and service clubs are putting on some interesting fundraisers.  Fundraisers that YOU need to know about.  Fundraisers that YOU need to attend!  So let's get to it! Friends…

Help the MS Society on September 27

Our roving reporter Kelly received a letter from the Multiple Sclerosis Society yesterday.  They are looking for volunteers for their Clean Up Canvassing Crew, to cover the city on September 27.   With your help, they can raise money for…