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Thanks to all the volunteers we had come out on Saturday, we have managed to finish the spring cleanup!
We’ll be heading out again in the fall so watch for another cleanup event mid September.
Saturday June 11th and Sunday June 12th
9am – 11:30am
**If we get enough volunteers for Saturday clean up there is a good chance we won’t need to come back on Sunday. Please check facebook/our website for updates on the Sunday event before driving out there in the morning.
We meet at 9am and go for a few hours, please make sure you dress for the weather and we would advise AGAINST sandals or shorts/capri pants as the grass gets pretty long and dirty. Please also be advised that Alberta Transport requires volunteers for the highway cleanup to be at least 9 years of age.
Our section of the QE II is the east side of the road, just north of Highway 625.
South end of the Sparrow Drive Service Road in Nisku at the cul-de-sac just south of the Blackjacks Roadhouse. When you turn into the dirt road, Blackjacks is in front of you, turn left to the end of that road where the billboards are.
GPS: 53.338802,-113.544435 http://goo.gl/maps/Rdxuh
SEA will supply:
Safety vests (but please bring one if you have one)
Volunteers should bring:
Ski pole, or stick with nail on end to pick up garbage
Sunscreen/hat/sunglasses – be prepared for the weather
Work gloves/thick gardening gloves (latex gloves are not suitable)
Please join us for Darwin Day, virtually. We’ll be watching a video from the Philip Currie speaker series and will vote on which one we want to watch at the start of the meeting.
Links for the meet and the list can be found on our event page.
Darwin Day Event
Online ZOOM Party to celebrate Winter Solstice. Zoom link and password will be emailed/messaged to attendees prior to the day. Please RSVP as GOING if you would like the link.
Join us for all or part of the evening:
7:00pm – Gingerbread / Christmas Cookie decorating contest. You can make homemade, or buy the kits from safeway/walmart to decorate. Either come prepared to show off your creations, or make them while we’re online.
7:30pm – Musical Interlude! Tom will grace us with a few songs on Guitar. Karen might have a few songs to singalong to as well.
8:00pm – BINGO Trivia. Print 2 classic bingo cards from this site or just draw a few out on a piece of paper (numbers from 1 to 25)
We’ll do two different rounds!
9:00pm – Online games for those that want to stick around
Thanks to everyone for coming out Saturday, we managed to finish the whole section today so no need for cleanup tomorrow!
We do it again in May, after the snow melts.
On August 15th we’ll be meeting in person, rather than online, for coffee night.
Second Cup Oliver Square, and we’ll be trying to get a table outside to reduce our risks. We ask that double vaccinated attend, to keep us as safe as possible.
If you are still uncomfortable meeting in person, or have not had your second vaccine dose yet, we will continue online coffee night once a month.
When coffee night was in person we used to meet every two weeks. When covid hit we came online to do coffee night and then as some of us felt a bit isolated, bumped it up to every week.
As restrictions start relaxing, and more and more of us are double vaccinated, there will come a day when we head back out and support our local coffee places. For now, we’ll be moving back to a two week schedule for coffee night, staying online for just a little bit longer, in preparation for our transition to in person again.
Tomorrow’s highway cleanup is no longer required, as we finished today. We’ll be doing it again in September, so watch for the event signup near the end of August. Thanks to all the volunteers!
POSTPONED Highway Cleanup (edmontonatheists.ca)
Due to weather forecast change we have decided it might be safer to finish off highway clean up next weekend instead. We were almost halfway finished yesterday so we may only need to get together on Saturday next weekend.