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 Volunteer  Appreciation

Date: Saturday, April 18
Time: Cocktails, 6:30 pm(cash bar), Welcome, 7:00 pm
Location: Edmonton Garrison Memorial Golf & Curling Club
Ages: Adults 18+.

The Edmonton Garrison celebrates all volunteers! Adults, who volunteer on base, and/or within their local communities, are invited to attend our Volunteer Appreciation Event. Ages: Adults 18+. Please confirm your attendance by calling (780) 973-4011 Ext. 6300.

Military 101

April 20 | 1:00 - 3:00 pm | MFRC
Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 16

April 20 | 6:00 - 8:00 pm | MFRC
Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 16

August 12 | 1:00-3:00 pm | MFRC
Registration Deadline: : Monday, August 10

August 24 | 6:00-8:00 pm | MFRC
Registration Deadline: Thursday, August 20

We are pleased to offer this fun and interactive 2-hour introduction to the military and the military lifestyle.  Topics will include:  overview of the Canadian Armed Forces, rank structure, acronyms and abbreviations, life on a military bases, local resources and much more! Spouses and family members of new CAF members, families new to the Edmonton Garrison and all Defence Team members and their families are welcome to call to register.

Coffee in your Community

Bon Accord Arena (4812 52 Street) Wednesday, April 22  | 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Kingsway Legion Branch #175 (14339 50th Street) | Monday, April 27 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Morinville Community Cultural Centre (9502 100 Avenue) Wednesday, May 13 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre would like to invite you to join us for coffee in your community! Stop by and find out about the support and resources available to military families and get to know other families in your area while enjoying coffee and refreshments. Crafts and toys will be available for children.

Community Coffee
Dates: Apr. 24, May 29 &  June 26
Time: 9:00 - 11:30 am
Location: MFRC

Whether you are new to the Garrison or have been here forever, we invite you to join us on the last Friday of the month for complimentary coffee and timbits from our local Tim Hortons. Get to know MFRC staff, make some new friendships.

Date: May 1 - 3
Cost: $40.00 per weekend 
Location: MFRC

Come enjoy a weekend of scrapbooking, socializing, and sustenance (lunch and snacks are included). Supplies are available for sale, and prizes to be won throughout the weekend. Begins Friday at 6:00 pm and ends Sunday at 3:00 pm.  Registration opens six weeks prior to event, call to register. Priority to Defence Team families, public also welcome.

Yard Sale & Business Registry Fair - June 13

Base Wide Yard Sale

A great opportunity to sell your books, clothing, housewares, furniture, toys & so much more! Families living on base can contact Community Recreation (780) 973-4011 ext. 4392 by May 30 to have their address added to the yard sale map for $5.00. Off base families can register for a table to sell their gently used items at the MFRC Parking Lot for $10.00, call (780) 973-4011 ext. 6300 to register.

 Business Registry Fair  

Held in the MFRC Parking Lot the Business Registry Fair is a collection of small and home-based businesses run by military members or their partners. 

Stop by for great prizes and shop the excellent selection of beauty products, cookware, household items, services and so much more!

St-Jean Baptiste Day

Ages: All ages
Date: Wednesday, June 24
Time: 4:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: MFRC

Celebrate Saint-Jean Baptiste Day at the MFRC with your family and friends. Music, game, traditional food and more! Call (780) 973-4011 ext. 6300 by June 19. Open to Defence Team members, employees & families.

Summer Craft Event

Date: June 27
Time: 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location: MFRC
Cost: $25.00 per person (includes project materials, light lunch and refreshments)

Join the MFRC for a fun craft day with projects to celebrate the summer season!  During the morning session we will make a vinyl letter deck sign to adorn your summer patio.  After lunch we will create a lunch bag photo album – the perfect memory keeper for our 2015 summer pictures! All members of the Defence Team and their families, with priority given to families who are about to, who are currently, or who have recently experienced a deployment can call by June 22 to register.

Ice Cream Social
Date: August 14
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Location: MFRC
Beat the summer heat and make your own sundae during the MFRC’s ice cream social! Delicious toppings will be available; every effort will be made to ensure all products are peanut free. This event is free; please call 6300 by August 12 to register.



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