On Monday, January 16, 2017 at 6pm, the City is launching “Let’s Talk 2020”. Let’s Talk 2020 is a series of engagement opportunities between City Council and the public that enable citizens to let us know what the City’s priorities should be over the next four years (2017-2020).
Karen Thoreson, President of the Alliance for Innovation, a network of innovative cities and countries across the United States, will present on their research of, “The Next Big Things: The Next 20 Years in Local Government”. This highlights 44 trends that could impact communities in the next generation. Additionally, there will be presentations from Saskatoon experts offering local perspectives.
The agenda is as follows:
Monday, January 16, 2017
City Council Chambers – 222 3rd Avenue North
6:00 p.m. Karen Thoreson, President of the Alliance for Innovation
7:00 p.m. Presentation from Saskatoon Local Experts
8:30 p.m. Mayor & Councillor Meet & Greet (City Hall Lobby)
More information can be found here: https://www.saskatoon.ca/city-hall/mayor-city-councillors/lets-talk-2020.
Every year the City provides temporary drop-off sites for natural Christmas trees from December 26 to January 31. Residents are encouraged to recycle live Christmas trees at
the following locations:
• Primrose Drive Recycling Depot (next to Lawson Civic Centre)
• Lowe Road Recycling Depot (Attridge Drive & Lowe Road)
• Wildwood Golf Course parking lot (8th Street East)
• George Ward Pool parking lot (1915 5th Street East)
• Doukhobor Cultural Society of Saskatchewan parking lot (525 Avenue I South at 17th Street))
• Meadowgreen Recycling Depot (Witney Avenue & 22nd Street)
The City will not pick up Christmas trees from back lanes, street fronts, black garbage or blue recycling carts. What you can do:
• Please drop off your trees at a drop-off site unwrapped and unbound.
• Remove all decorations, ornaments, and plastic bags before dropping off your tree.
• Sell, donate or take your artificial tree to the Landfill.
Clarence Downey Speed Skating Oval is open to the public. Public skating hours are Monday to Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10:15
a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Admission is free, and all skating skill levels are welcome to enjoy the 400 metre outdoor oval; speed-skates are not necessary. A modern warm-up building provides change rooms, public washrooms, and an area to lace up skates in comfort. The Oval is located on Dudley Street at Avenue R, in the Gordon Howe Complex
The Oval is closed Fridays and for a Provincial Meet from Jan. 7 & 8 and 26 to 29, 2017. For more information, please visit www.saskatoon.ca/oval or call 306-975-3318.
Greystone Height Community Association presents a kids night out: an evening of painting, popcorn, and pops for kids in grade 4, 5, and 6.
When: Wednesday, Feb 1, 2016
Where: Greystone Heights school library
Time: 6:30pm ~ 8:00pm
This is a free event hosted by the GCA. The evening includes a half hour art class/instruction followed by a take home watercolor project and a snack. Please complete the registration form and return to the school office by Jan 18, 2017. Pre-registration is required. Limited number of spots.
For more information, please contact Kandice at email@example.com
Remember to have your voice heard on Wednesday, Oct. 26 in the Poll 802 : Greystone Heights School – 2721 Main Street.
Nominations for Mayor:
Don ATCHISON (Business Man)
Charlie CLARK (Educator)
Devon HEIN (Consultant)
Kelley MOORE (Urban Planner/Business Owner)
Nominations for City Councillor — Ward 8:
Evan DRISNER (Division Manager)
Sarina GERSHER (GIS Analyst)
Nominations forPublic School Board Trustee — Ward 8:
Robin BELLAMY (Self Employed)
Dan RICHERT (Substitute Educational Assistant)
Brad SCHIELE (Business Owner)
Suzanne ZWARYCH (Researcher and Educator)
City of Saskatoon is asking for your opinion about the Community Association Program. It is short, self-explain survey. Please take several minutes to tell our community consultant your opinions.
We hope to gather up all of the results by September 30th and share back our findings with you shortly after that.
Community SYS Mini Leagues are intended to be non-competitive and fun. Emphasis is on learning therefore no standings are kept and there are no referees.
All fees need to plus the current Community Association membership
||Born in 2011-12
10 games in elementary school gyms (no kindersoccer aged players permitted)
5 jamborees at SaskTel Sports Centre
Game days/practice times will vary depending on gym/coach availability.
||Born in 2010
10 games in soccer centres
5 jamborees at SaskTel Sports Centre
Game days are Sundays. Practice times vary depending on gym/coach availability
||Born in 2009
||same as U-7
||All fees need to plus Community Association membership.
For those older children wishing to play you can register with another community association offering U10 soccer or you can pursue the developmental league through the soccer zones. For those in U12 and older, you need to register with your soccer zone directly.
As always, coaches and assistants are needed to make our community soccer a success. If you are able to help in any way please let us know at registration night Sept 6th at Greystone Heights School 7-8pm.)
If you are unable to attend in person alternate arrangements for payments/completion of forms will need to be made. We are in the process of switching over soccer coordinators so please be patient if we are delayed in our response to you.
A great big thanks to those that coached during the outdoor season! I’d also like to thank Brenda Frey for taking on the soccer coordinator position this season for Greystone! Thanks again everyone!!!
If you are a senior or a teen or a newcomer or anyone else who lives in the Greystone Heights neighbourhood, we would like you to consider volunteering!
Our dedicated core of volunteers who would welcome and guide you in your role! Please contact Lori at firstname.lastname@example.org or (306) 933-0285 if you are interested or would like more information. Please also come to our AGM on October 14th!
For detailed information, please check Volunteering.
Program registration will be Tuesday, September 6, 2016 from 6:00pm ~ 8:00pm at the Greystome Heights School.
We are offering backetball and soccer. For more information, please check Here.
If you noticed that we are not offering yoga and Zumba, and if you are interested in the Greystone Heights community and its programs, please volunteer to coordinate our indoor programs. Details in here
Come to the AGM
on October 14th at Greystone Heights School at 7:00 or contact Lori at email@example.com or (306) 933-0285
Is Cost a Barrier for your family?
It’s important to us that everyone is able to participate in community events and program opportunities. If cost is a barrier to your family inparticipating in any program offerings, please contact us. We have funding available to assist community members and can waive program fees to allow everyone access to programming and events.
All inquiries will be kept confidential. Please talk to our Treasurer, Heather Sully, on registrations night or contact her at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Greystone Heights Community Association Annual General Meeting & Bingo Night is schedule on Friday October 14, 2016. Please mark in your calendar and wish to see you all there.
Date: Friday October 14, 2016
Doors Open: 6:45pm
Location: Greystone School Gym
Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult
Free family event and activities for Children Concession ~~~~ PRIZES ~~~~