Tag Archives: Community

Lansdowne News

Lansdowne continues to make headlines this month. Check out the coverage of the Urban Park grand opening, the Princess Patricias re-dedication ceremony, and the return of the Panda Games.

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Dance dream comes true in the Glebe

By Ashwin Shingadia
Kailena Van de Nes realized her life’s dream when she opened the doors of KV Dance Studio on September 2 in the basement of 108 Third Avenue. Van de Nes was GNAG’s principal dance instructor for nine years and gave dance lessons at the Glebe Community Centre, Ecclesiax Church and other venues. More than 150 people helped Van de Nes celebrate at her opening party on September 5.

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Allison’s Brain: a testament to the human spirit

A life can change in a moment. Allison Woyiwada’s certainly did. She went from being an active member of our community, an inspiring music teacher, a composer, performer and director to being diagnosed with a giant brain aneurysm in December 2011.

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Volunteering

Eli VanDuzer discusses the pros and cons of “voluntourism” after spending a summer in Ghana, and Stephanie Vizi writes about her experiences volunteering with a charity organization in Lesotho.

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People of the Glebe

The Glebe is home to a plethora of interesting people with interesting stories. Read on to find out more!

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The Spectrum of Years – Seniors & Youths

“Today is the oldest you’ve ever been and the youngest you’ll ever be again.”

Check out these four inspiring stories that prove that age really is just a number.

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Abbotsford’s music project

Start with a keen group of folks with a love of music, add a couple of ukuleles, penny whistles and a mandolin, top it off with an eager leader and you have a burgeoning music project that’s looking for more members.

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Community News

Spring is the time for new beginnings and changes – and a wonderful opportunity to be a part of something great. The GCA membership drive is happening soon, and there are numerous committees that could use a great volunteer like you!

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Canadian ‘Art of Imagination’ society launched

By Bhat Boy

Some call it whimsy, some say it is surreal; others think that we are just crazy. Think what you like, artists are people too, and sometimes we need other artists that are crazy the same way we are, except we like to call it madness. That is why Russell Paquette, Marina Malvada, Jean Pronovost and I are founding the Canadian Society for Art of Imagination, for artists whose work expresses imagination and spiritualism beyond realism and style.

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