Art Within Us Artist Bio

Carman McKay is a Contemporary Salish Artist, Cultural Educator, and a Certified Life Skills Facilitator. His fathers ancestors the Stó:lō “River” People, have benefited from the livable region for at least 9000 years. McKay’s history speaks of geological events which shaped how we lived and adapted to this vast coast with direct links to the…

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Belonging grant projects have started coming to fruition, with the opportunity for the community to attend upcoming events.

[Edmonton, AB] April 25, 2024—The recipients of the Belonging Project grants are working hard to put their community initiatives together and prepare them for public participation. Jasper Place and the surrounding area are in for great opportunities to connect with neighbours, learn about the community and grow their own sense of belonging.   Playing with…

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Join us for our first ever North Glenora Living Library!

Thursday, May 23 AT 7 PM | North Glenora Community League Hall The North Glenora Community League is excited to be hosting a Living Library event. Just like in a regular library, you can check out a book, the difference is your “book” is a person. Seven community members with a variety of life experiences have been…

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Looking for Visual Arts Instructor

The Art Mentorship Society of Alberta (AMSA) is a non-profit art wellness organization that provides crucial access points for artists in Edmonton, Alberta. We offer art classes, resources and exhibition opportunities for those who seek to promote their work, and we empower participants to create and develop professionally.   AMSA is seeking an experienced Visual…

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Grants have been distributed for the initiative, “We Belong in Jasper Place” for projects chosen to strengthen the community.

[Edmonton, AB] February 23, 2024 – At the beginning of this year, almost $50,000 of grants were handed out to eleven reviewed and chosen projects for the “We Belong in Jasper Place” initiative. Over the last six weeks, we have seen these projects begin to come to life; encouraging community members to come together to…

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Freedom School of Dance Scholarships

Freedom School of Dance’s scholarship program is designed to remove financial barriers and create a level playing field for children who may otherwise be unable to access quality dance education. If you live in the western area of Edmonton you may be eligible for a dance scholarship! Submission deadline: March 30th, 2024 Check for eligibility…

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Garth Prince Community Concerts

Esteemed JUNO Award-winning vocalist, Garth Prince, accompanied by his ensemble, will grace the Elmwood Community Leagues of Jasper Place with two live concerts. Garth Prince, a resident of Canora, Edmonton, immigrated to Canada from Namibia, Africa, 15 years ago. Renowned for his musical prowess, he has left an indelible mark on audiences nationwide, particularly through…

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West End Hot Club at The King of Tarts

The King of Tarts Bakery and Café in Edmonton’s west end is hosting a Saturday afternoon jazz series for clarinet and guitar this spring. The project is supported by the Stony Plain Road Business Association through the We Belong in Jasper Place program. “We hope Edmontonians will come for the jazz and stay a while…

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Seniors-Older Adult Nordic Walking Program

Calling all older adults and busy working people who want to become fitter and make new friends! Feel better, look better and have more energy. Work at your own pace and do what you can. No need for any special equipment or fancy new clothes. The community league will provide the poles. Begin your fitness…

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Empowering Community: “We Belong in Jasper Place” Initiative Aims to Foster Stronger Community Bonds

[Edmonton, AB] November 14, 2023 – A community-driven initiative known as “We Belong in Jasper Place” is set to revitalize the social fabric of the area, prioritizing community connections and belonging. Unlike traditional urban revitalization efforts that often focus solely on physical infrastructure, this initiative recognizes the importance of building social infrastructure to create a…

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