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Save the Date! Sunday, February 14, 2016
Family Day Weekend Community Skating Party!

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Winston Heights/Mountview Community Association


Happy Holidays!

December 17, 2015

The rink is up but we still need your help!

Volunteers still needed for ongoing maintenance: flooding  & clearing of rink and oval, throughout season.

Please contact Dave:
We need your thoughts!

While the season is just getting underway we are planning for the future.   Please tale a moment to follow this link and give us a little feedback about the rink.

Save the Date!

Sunday, February 14, 2016
Family Day Weekend Community Skating Party!

Syrina Refugee Assistance

Several community members are looking for help to sponsor Syrian refugees, either financially, through in-kind donations, or your time and talents (including organizing potential fundraisers, assisting with planning and arrival, or long term assistance).  Please contact if you are interested in knowing more and getting involve!

Parents of 3-5 year olds!


The Winston Heights Mountview Community Association is bringing back Ice Tots this season!

Ice Tots is a learn to skate program for 3-5 year olds taught in a group format. Each child must be accompanied on the ice by an adult. (The adult should wear skates or non-slip footwear on the ice.)


Brittany Jones, a very qualified skating instructor with coaching and first aid certification will teach our program, which will consist of 8 weekly 45 minute classes starting January 9 at the community rink. We will hold one series of classes at 10:00 a.m. and another at 11:00 a.m. We can take up to 10 adult/child pairs in each.


Because the  Community Association will again underwrite the costs of the program, we can offer it free of charge to  Community Association members and for a nominal cost of $20.00 for non-members. Similar indoor programs cost around $60.00 / child.


Preregistration is required and children must have skates and a CSA helmet. If you and your child wish to participate, please e-mail to receive the registration form.

We have been looking for you!

The Winston Heights-Mountview Board of Directors is looking for new Board members! This is a great way to get involved as a community leader and bring your ideas to the table. The current Board is a dynamic (and fun!) group that is a mix of established residents and those newer to the community. Meetings are held at Winston Heights-Mountview Community Centre Board Room on the first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. For more information, please contact Christine at

During the 2014-2015 season we had a great event every Tuesday evening 'Community Skate Night'.  We would love to continue this event to through 2015-2016 season but to do so we will need your help!

We are looking for a couple of volunteers to come for the evening and help out. You can count on us to provide the 'training' to get the season started for you.

Please contact Dave:
Traffic Calming

The City of Calgary advises that the focus of their 2016  traffic calming initiative in the community will be on 27th Avenue NE between Edmonton Trail and 6th Street N.E. because of speeding in the playground zone by the playground and community hall.  Locally affected residents on 27 Avenue NE can expect to receive a traffic opinion survey in the New Year soliciting feedback on some proposed traffic calming measures.
Book Club

This easygoing group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 7-9 pm at the Winston Heights-Mountview Community Centre Board Room. Bring a beverage of choice to enjoy with snacks provided by that month’s moderator. Escape your day-to-day with a great book and some lively banter! To join our group or for information on upcoming books, please e-mail Kendra at Do you have a book you'd like to suggest? Come out to book club and bring along your suggestions. We may decide as a group to read them in an upcoming month!

On Tuesday, Jan. 19 our book club will be discussing All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr.
all the light

Mom's Night Out
Come join an awesome group of neighbourhood moms for a monthly evening at a local restaurant. Join us for a bite, a glass of wine, cup of tea or just enjoy the great conversation! The group has also organized other activities such as a weekly walking group and team participation in local running races. To sign up for the Mom's Night Out (MNO) notices that include details of this month's event(s), please use the eNewsletter sign up at the side of the page and select 'Mom's Night Out'. For more information, please contact Christine at

We will be meeting this Thirsday, Dec. 17th at Nixx Pub - 2418 Edmonton Trail NE at 7:30pm (please note the later start time this week). 


Are you a mom, dad, grandparent or caregiver in the neighbourhood and would like to have a place to go to meet other people and have your children socialize and play with others? Then come and join us at the Winston Heights-Mountview Playgroup held at the Winston Heights-Mountview Community Centre. We have great toys for the kids to play with and this is a great way to get out and meet others. Playgroup is held each Monday morning starting at 10:00 a.m. and lasts to 11:30 a.m (starting up again September 14, 2015). This is an informal, non-registered playgroup, so no need to sign up, just come out and join us on Monday mornings - we love to meet new families in the neighbourhood! If you have any questions, or would like more information, please contact Sarah Wiedmer Jarabak at Also, if you'd be interested in having a 'story time' during playgroup, please contact me via e-mail. If we have enough interest, I will organize a Calgary Public Library public outreach coordinator to schedule us in for regular story times. They bring books on a specific theme and read a few to the children while guardians quietly visit. The books are even available to be checked out if you bring your library card with you.

The third Friday of every month at 6pm, the WHMCA hosts a family-friendly pot luck dinner. All community residents are welcome to attend. Bring a dish to share and anything special you might like to drink (coffee, tea, juice and water are provided) and come on out to meet your neighbours for some great food and ever better company and conversation. There are toys and activities for children and it's a great opportunity to meet new neighbours and friends. If you’ve not yet made it out to the potluck but would like to attend, please come by. If you want more information, please contact Christine at

To sign up for the Potluck notices that include details of this month's event(s), please use the eNewsletter sign up at the side of our
website and select 'Potluck'.

Holiday Potluck
Friday, Dec 18, 2015

First Potluck of 2016
Friday, Jan 15, 2015

***WHMCA is looking for a Pot Luck Dinner Coordinator. If you are interested in a low-key volunteer role in the community that brings neighbours together, please contact Christine at


Sadly, the December Quiz Night has been cancelled, but don't cry to much, we'll be back in the New Year to start all over again! Join us at Winston Heights-Mountview Community Centre. Trivia begins at 7:30, come alone or bring a team. And there’s a cash bar too. Hope to see you there!

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

Friday, April 8, 2016
Happy Holidays!

The Community Garden Committee would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday!
The Garden Committee invites you to join us for the Second Annual Community Garden Skating Party!  Come on out February 6th 2016 and meet your neighbours. Share some hot chocolate or mulled wine by the fire, and strap on your skates for a turn on the community rink.

Afterward, if you find yourself pining for summer, you can sign up to reserve a bed in the garden for the 2016 season.

Everyone is welcome!

Remember, you can email anytime to join the community as a gardener, a committee member, or a volunteer.

If you are interested in joining the garden community as a renter, committee member, or volunteer we’d be happy to welcome you to our team. Please contact us at
Act III Presents:
Yoga Classes:
Every Tuesday morning at 9:30 AM at the community hall.

Recent Events:
On Friday, December 11, 2015, 10 of us came together from Carya Act III and the Unitarian Church of Calgary to cook a variety of five soups as our final Stepping Stones grant Caring Cooking Connection.  After 12 people shared in a communal soup lunch another 38 containers were frozen to be distributed among the wider community.  Chickens were also roasted and frozen to be included in the next cooking session slated for Thursday, January 21, 4-7 pm.  For more information please contact Bev (

For all ACT III events and information, contact or Joan at 403-205-5279 or

Council News

Looking to navigate City Council and Committee meeting minutes?  Here's a link that may help you get some of what you want!

If you have any further questions, please contact or 403-268-5330

Warm Regards,
Team Ward 9

Have you renewed your membership for the 2015/16 year?  We've made it easy this year with online payment options!
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