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Hello to the NESA Community!

What an amazing first week back to Fall programs it has been. Thank you to everyone who has registered for our workshops, presentations and classes. We are so happy to welcome you back! 
For those who have not yet signed up for activities, there is still room in many of our programs so be sure to click here to read the guide or click here to register for programs!
As always, when we have new information to share with you we wanted to send you an email. Please take a read through all of our information so you are in the know about all things NESA!
Important Dates to Remember: 
Lil Book Sale at McClure - September 25, 2023
Lil Book Sale at McClure - October 2, 2023
Bottle Drive at Steele Heights - October 4, 2023
NESA Closure - Monday, October 9, 2023 [Statutory Holiday]

What's happening at Northgate? 

 While we don't have a great deal of information to report at this time, here is what we can tell you that is happening at Northgate and the building rehab project.
NESA's front office had a makeover and the staff and volunteers who work at the front desk will get to enjoy brand new desks and ergonomical furniture upon their return!
Lorac Construction is the company who was awarded the third-party construction contract to complete the building's rehabilitation work. Please click here for the project overview. 
The pavement and asphalt at the front of the building has been removed in preparation for replacement. Click here for a photo.
Perimeter fencing has also been put up in select areas at this time and we expect more equipment and machinery to be moved into these spaces in the coming weeks, As we have more updates to share we will send them your way!

NESA's Hours of Operation

Please note the recent change in office hours out of our temporary office space at the McClure United Church. 

NESA Fall Office Hours

Effective Tuesday, September 5, 2023, NESA's office hours will be:

9:00am-3:00pm Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays

The office will be closed on Wednesdays.
*Voicemail messages are checked Monday through Friday so please feel free to call us anytime.
The NESA office telephone number is 780-496-6969.

Program Updates

Though the program guide has already been published, we have a few ADDITIONS we wanted to update you about. Additionally, we have also listed some programs and activities that still have room for you to register! Click here to register today!
Category: Fitness and Sports

Tai Chi (Yang Style) Level 1 (New location!)
The most popular and widely practiced Tai Chi style throughout the world, Yang Tai Chi is a progressive series of slow moving, gentle exercises that stretch, tone and relax the muscles. Other benefits include improved focus and concentration and increased energy.
Date: Thursday, September 28-November 30/23 Time: 9:30am-10:30am Location: Kilkenny Community Hall Cost: $90.00 
Category: General Interest (Non-Members Welcome)
Fraud Prevention
Join educators from ATB Financial for an informative seminar on all things fraud prevention! Learn how to protect yourself and your information! Additionally you will learn more about the current types of scams, what to look for, and how to prevent being a victim of fraud.
Date: Monday, October 2/23 Time: 10:00am-11:15am OR 1:00pm-2:15pm Location: McClure United Church Cost: $2.00
Make-Up Mastery
This workshop will give you a step-by-step demonstration on how to create a flawless face as we mature. Discover your face shape to understand product placement and learn how to create a good brow shape to frame those eyes. Tips to take a daytime look quickly into a dressy look for the upcoming festive season.
Date: Thursday, October 5/23 Time: 9:00am-10:30am Location: Steele Heights Community Hall Cost: $20.00
Skincare Mastery
This workshop outlines the steps for proper treatment of the skin for all skin types and especially aging skin. Learn about all the products beyond cleansing, toning and moisturizing and learn to look for key ingredients in those products. Great tips will be shared to get the most out of your products and keep prices down.
Date: Wednesday, October 4/23 Time:11:30am-1:00pm Location: Steele Heights Community Hall Cost: $20.00
Wardrobe Mastery - Be a Color Master
This workshop teaches you how to work with color to create a wardrobe that reflects your personality and with recommendations for your best colors through color draping. Learn the laws of color combining and using the color wheel. Discover the color trends for fall 2023 and how to incorporate them in your wardrobe.
Date: Wednesday, September 27/23 Time: 11:30am-1:00pm Location: Steele Heights Community Hall Cost: $20.00 
Wardrobe Mastery - Be a Style Master
This workshop covers the use of line and design to shape the body to look your best. You will discover your body shape and find your best styles. Learn some great tips to dress for your clothing personality and learn how to work with today’s trends to give you a current look.
Date: Thursday, September 28/23 Time: 9:00am-10:30am Location: Steele Heights Community Hall Cost: $20.00 
Category: Music, Song & Dance
Sing-a-long: For those who love to sing!
Suzan and John enjoy all types of music! They find singing joyful and like to share that joy with others. They have been active members of various jammer groups in Edmonton, St. Albert, and surrounding areas - including two at NESA, for approximately 5 years. Since retiring last year, they began performing at Senior Lodges, Condominium functions, and occasional birthdays and other parties. Join Suzan and John for a sing-a-long! Songbooks with over 200 songs of various genres spanning decades are provided. Participants will take turns selecting their favorite songs to sing. No musical experience is necessary.
Date: Select Mondays in October and November. The first sing-a-long is scheduled for Monday, October 16/23 Time: 1:30pm-3:00pm Location: Kilkenny Community Hall Cost: $28.00 
Category: Public Events: Non-Members Welcome (Drawing/Painting/Arts & Crafts)
Floral Workshop - Moss Art
With the assistance of Jacquie, you can embark on designing an exceptional home decor item that incorporates preserved moss, resulting in a captivating work of art. Preserved moss offers a diverse range of colors and textures, allowing you to personalize your creation according to your unique style. These pieces serve as ideal green accents for your home, even in areas with limited access to natural light, making them an excellent alternative to potted plants. You will receive all the necessary materials to craft your moss art. Materials provided are: 5x7 frame (white or black), assorted colors of preserved moss, rocks, wood pieces, dried flowers, shells, glue guns, glue, and scissors.
Date: Monday, October 23, 2023 Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm Location: Kilkenny Community Hall Cost: $56.00
Floral Workshop - Thanksgiving Cornucopia
This Thanksgiving join Jacquie for a fun fresh flower workshop and put Fall’s bounty on full display and complete your Thanksgiving table with a creative Cornucopia Centerpiece. Learn how to artfully arrange fresh fall flowers. You will receive all the necessary materials to design your classic cornucopia centerpiece. Materials provided are : cornucopia basket, assorted fresh fall flowers, greenery, floral foam, scissors, and a take home box.
Date: Friday, October 6, 2023  Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm Location: Kilkenny Community Hall Cost: $74.00
Gemstone Bracelet Making Workshop
Have fun making three custom elastic gemstone bracelets for yourself or as gifts. You will learn about the properties of gemstones, how you can select the ones that can benefit you most, and how to cleanse and charge your gemstones. This workshop is complete with demonstration, instruction and all supplies including a wide selection of semi-precious gemstones, wood beads, charms, and accent beads to choose from.
Date: Friday, October 20, 2023  Time: 12:00pm-3:00pm Location: Steele Heights Community Hall Cost: $72.00
Category: Public Events: Non-Members Welcome (Tours and Outings)

Lunch and Lego Tour (Registration date extended!)
Bring a friend and come to the Telus World of Science for Lunch and Lego! Come experience The Art of the Brick, the world’s largest and most popular display of LEGO Art! Discover over one million LEGO bricks transformed into more than 100 sculptures by contemporary artist Nathan Sawaya. This critically acclaimed collection includes Sawaya’s original sculptures as well as re-imagined versions of some of the world’s most famous art masterpieces, such as Michelangelo’s David, Van Gogh’s Starry Night, and Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. Other highlights include a 20-foot Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton and an innovative, multimedia collection of LEGO brick-infused photography produced in tandem with award-winning photographer Dean West.
Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2023  Time: 10:25am-3:00pm Location: Bus Pick-Up/Drop-Off location is at the McClure United Church Cost: $54.00
(Please Note: Tour registration is required by 4:00pm on Tuesday, September 26, 2023)

Interested in a session or two of pickleball? 

While all but one of our Rundle Park pickleball sessions are full (we have a few openings for the Friday at 9:15am session, click here if you want to reserve your spot!), occasionally we may have a Monday or Friday pickleball session available to register for.
Please email our programming team at if you might be interested in having your name added to one of our waitlists. Session times on Mondays and Fridays include 9:15am, 10:35am and 2:05pm. Please specify which timeframes work for you and we will add your name to the list! 

Book and Puzzle Donations at McClure United Church

Now that we are all moved in and organized at the McClure United Church, we are pleased to inform you that we are now able to accept select book donations and puzzles. 
If you have any puzzlespocketbooks or hard/soft cover books, please feel free to drop them off to the Church during our scheduled office hours. Click here for the office hours schedule.
Please note: We are not currently accepting magazines at this time.

'Lil Book Sales' at McClure United Church

Our next book sale is scheduled for Monday, September 25, 2023. 
Please note that this is a cash only sale (and there is no ATM on site).
Please Note: To prevent program disruption, you will be required to take the lift down to the basement to access the book room.
(The McClure United Church is located at 13708 74 Street).

Widynowskis Meat Orders - They're Back!

Click here for more information about this season's meat fundraiser - this is one delicious opportunity you don't want to miss!

NESA's next Bottle Drive!

Our next bottle drive will be on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 from 8:30am-12:00pm at the Steele Heights Community Hall parking lot. 
(The Steele Heights Community Hall is located at 5825 140 Avenue).

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