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Whitmore Park Regina

(Published on - 4/23/2019 1:26:06 AM)

Whitmore Park is a community within the city of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

 

 

Whitmore Park is a mature subdivision in south Regina. The Whitmore Park neighbourhood is bordered by the Hillsdale neighbourhood to the north of Grant Road, city limits to the south of the Highway 1 Bypass, Wascana Centre to the east of Wascana Parkway, and the Albert Park neighbourhood to the west of Albert Street.

 

The increase in Regina’s population following World War II created a need for more residential housing. Whitmore Park was part of the city’s post-war expansion to the suburbs south of the city. Whitmore Park was first developed in the mid 1950s and is predominated by single-detached housing, a street layout featuring short loops and cul-de-sacs and housing on large lots.

 

Whitmore Park is a diverse community with some changing trends among long-time residents. Students are attracted to the neighbourhood because of the close proximity of Whitmore Park to several post-secondary learning institutions, including the University of Regina and Saskatchewan Polytechnic (formerly called SIAST). This could change as the University of Regina has been constructing new student resident towers on campus. There are many neighbourhood level parks across the community. Whitmore Park has three elementary schools and one high school. These schools have ball diamonds; football and soccer fields; basketball courts and various playground structures. Massey Pool and the Balfour Arena are neighbourhood hubs. The neighbourhood has five places of worship representing various faiths.

 

Whitmore Park has a very active Community Association. Representatives of the Whitmore Park Community Association boast that their neighbourhood is a highly walkable community. The Association has established the Whitmore Walkers Program to take advantage of this asset. The Association hosts the Mike Badham Walk as annual event to honour the former City Councillor and to give the community an opportunity to be active and to socialize.

The Whitmore Park Community Association (WPCA) is a non-profit association of volunteers that help to make Whitmore Park a GREAT place to live!

 

Do you want to be more involved in your new community? When you move to Whitmore Park the Whitmore Park Community Association encourages members to "Be a builder and enjoy the rewards! Here are a few of the many activities you can get involved with:


  • Recreational and Leisure Program             Planning and Administering
  • Coaching, Instructing, Managing
  • Newsletter production
  • Community Affairs
  • Community Planning
  • Skill Development and Information Programs
  • Association Executive Positions

 

 

They also have great programs and services such as:

 

 

 

 

 

For more information: Contact Community Services, Parks and Recreation at 306-777-7322 or email info@whitmorepark.ca.

 

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Lumsden, A Not So Sleepy Little Town!!

(Published on - 4/10/2019 8:50:53 PM)

Do you think the town of Lumsden, Saskatchewan is sleepy and dismal?

 

Think again! Lumsden has events all year around, great fun activities for the whole family!

 

Think again!

 

Lumsden is a vibrant, growing community of 1631 people, located in the heart of the Qu’Appelle Valley, 27 kms northwest of Regina on the Highway #11. A 15-minute drive can get you to the shores of Last Mountain Lake. Recognized nationally by Harrowsmith magazine in 2002 as the “prettiest” town in Saskatchewan. Home of the provincial champions; the Lumsden Monarch hockey team and Lumsden Cubs baseball and many talented artists.

Lumsden’s country atmosphere makes it an ideal place to raise a family.  Housing is affordable and all homes, are in safe, quiet neighborhoods that are within easy walking distance to parks, churches, playgrounds, stores, recreation facilities, and a full K-12 school system.  A flourishing market gardening industry surrounds the town; and as breathtakingly beautiful the landscape may be, it is the people of Lumsden that make it a special place.  A town of family and friends, Lumsden is determined to maintain the highest standards of service and opportunity.  It is a town forever eager to welcome new families and make new friends.

Step into a country pace in the Qu’Appelle Valley and enjoy Lumsden and all of its amenities.

 

Places to see in and around Lumsden:

 

Over the Hill Orchards - "It seems like a lifetime since we planted our first cherry tree; impatience being second only to mother nature in the trials we have faced. Throughout that exciting and challenging time, we were always innovating with new fruits being grown, new products being developed, and tours of the orchards being created.  It is very gratifying to be able to offer our customers products created with so much passion and common-sense principles behind them such as using Certified Organic fruit, low sugar recipes, and even Gluten Free alternatives."

 

 

 Last Mountain Distillery- PROUD TO BE SASKATCHEWAN’S FIRST MICRO DISTILLERY- Last Mountain Distillery is family owned and operated and is located in Lumsden, SK, the heart of grain country. "Our success lies in our commitment to producing high quality, handcrafted spirits. Our signature products include Saskatchewan’s best-selling and Canada’s only naturally infused dill pickle vodka, our naturally infused organic cherry whisky, apple pie moonshine and more. Our craft distilling process brings out the full flavour of the grain and leaves a smooth finish unlike any other." Take a Tour!

 

Last Mountain House Provincial Park - Last Mountain House was built in 1869 by the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) as a winter outpost for its Fort Qu'Appelle operation. It was founded, in part, to compete with an increasing number of independent fur traders in the area and because the bison had begun to move south from the Touchwood Hills.

 

Fenek Farms - Fresh Produce Supplier, Event Venue Host, Petting Zoo, Hay rides and Much, Much More!!!!

 

Lumsden Historical Museum - Lumsden Historical Society Inc., 1987 Box 91, Lumsden, SK S0G 3C0 Street Address: 50 Qu’Appelle Drive West, Lumsden Open: May – September 306-731-2905 (seasonal)

 

The Painted Parasol - "We offer a unique assortment of gifts for everyone. You will find jewelry, candy, baby items, toys, home decor, bath & body and handmade items and much more!"

 

Wascana Trails- Locally known as Wascana Trails, the Wascana Valley Nature Recreation Site boasts 15 km of trails that are perfect for all abilities and activities including walking, hiking, mountain biking, running, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. The area also features a great birdwatching site.

 

 

Happy Hollow Corn Maze - Covering 15 acres and consisting of a variety of attractions, the Happy Hollow Corn Maze is only 15 minutes north of Regina.  Attractions at the site include a corn maze, pumpkin patch, jumping pillow, Penelope the Pumpkin Princess, hay wagon rides, cow train rides, corn box, pony rides, corn cannon, petting farm, pony swings, tractor swings, hay bale slide, chalkboard house and hay jump.

 

Flowing Springs Golf Greens - Flowing Springs Golf Greens is a professionally designed 18-hole course. At over 5500 yards, there is plenty of course for all.  10 miles southeast of Lumsden on Highway 11,

 

Things to do:

 

Outer Edge Adventure Park -

Looking for a FUN outdoor adventure? Want to try something NEW? Come experience the great outdoors while soaring through the air on an exhilarating journey or climb your way to new heights!

 

Lumsden Duck Derby- The Lumsden Duck Derby is a fundraiser held each labour day weekend in which 25,000 rubber ducks will race down the Qu’Appelle River, with the first twenty (20) ducks rewarding their owners with a prize!

 

Moonlight Movies - Lumsden has a Drive-In!!! Check out Moonlight Movies website or Facebook to see what’s playing! 

 

Walking tour of Lumsden - The Lumsden Historical Society, with the support of the Town of Lumsden, has updated their “Walk Through Lumsden” brochure 

 

TradeshowsExpos, Street Fairs, Pumpkin and Harvest FestivalChurch Teas and so many more fun community events!

 

Have any of these peaked your interest? Lumsden is a great town to raise a family, and to retire in. A small-town community and easy commute to Regina! What are you waiting for?

 

Here are two of my listings you may be interested in:

 

https://www.realtyexecutives.com/agent/karen-ryan/propertydetails/-325-ross-street-lumsden-saskatchewan-s0g-3c0-cn-sk766032-lid81654454

 

https://www.realtyexecutives.com/agent/karen-ryan/propertydetails/-547-james-street-s-lumsden-saskatchewan-s0g-3c0-cn-sk766035-lid81654455

 

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North East Regina Community with a view of Churchill Downs.

(Published on - 4/6/2019 12:30:47 AM)

 

 North East Regina has a community with schools, parks, conveinience stores and and much much more. Most properties are close to schools and within walking distance of Northgate Mall.

 

The Northeast neighborhood is bordered by the Uplands

neighborhood to the north of Ring Road, the Warehouse

District to the south of the CNR rail line, the Ross

Industrial Lands to the east of Winnipeg Street and the

Coronation Park neighborhood to the west of Albert

Street. Churchill Downs, Churchill Place, City view,

Highland Park, a section of Mount Pleasant and North

Annex are located within the Northeast neighborhood

boundaries.

The Northeast neighborhood was developed during the

1950s and 1960s. Current housing is a mix of rental and

ownership. The large veteran lots located near Broad

Street are a unique, historic feature of the

neighborhood. As well, Northeast is home to the

Northgate Mall, Regina’s first enclosed shopping center.

There have been recent improvements to Dover, St. Anne

and Imperial parks. Imperial Park features an outdoor rink,

a spray pad, a skateboard pod, picnic area, walking paths

and benches. There is a small toboggan hill in St. Anne Park

and a play structure in Dover Park.

 

Immenities:

North East Community Centre

The Northeast Community Centre Board and dedicated volunteers operate the Northeast Community Centre. The Centre is the Hub for programs offered by the Northeast Community Association and is also available for booking and rental for oath.

 

 

China Liang’s Buffet’s 

Explore China Liang’s Buffet’s authentic Chinese, Szechwan, and Thai flavours by looking at our extensive menu. Check out our special family dinners and combination dinners or see what our dim sum menu is all about. Everything on our menu is available for dine-in, pick up, and delivery all day long. Call or stop in and place your order today!

 

 

 

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Proud Saskatchewan Artisans Another reason to move to Regina

(Published on - 4/3/2019 9:29:27 PM)

Regina has a beautiful array of unique talented artisans, performers and creative minds.

 

Mostly people think of laborer’s, farmers, millwrights, oil workers, metal workers, pipefitter, plumbers, electricians, Trades people, miners, engineers, as Saskatchewan’s burly work force.

 

On the contrary Saskatchewan has a wonderful selection of artists. This week (April 1/1919) opened an all Saskatchewan made retail store located in the Northgate Mall   called Handmade Saskatchewan. Showcasing over 30 crafters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

489 Albert St N, Regina, SK.

HOURS:

Monday 09:30 AM - 06:00 PM

Tuesday 09:30 AM - 06:00 PM

Wednesday 09:30 AM - 09:00 PM

Thursday 09:30 AM - 09:00 PM

Friday 09:30 AM - 09:00 PM

Saturday 09:30 AM - 06:00 PM

Sunday 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM

 Another great example of Artesian arts in Regina is the Centennial Market

Indoor market located in the heart of the Warehouse District with over 60 venders

 1230 Broad St-Regina, Saskatchewan

 Market Hours:

Tuesday and Saturday

9:00am - 4:00pm

Sunday 11:00am - 4:00pm

 

Find baking, plants, sewing, arts, crafts and more at The Regina Farmers Market   RFM vendors include individuals and businesses that make, bake, grow, or design their products right here in Saskatchewan.

 

In some rare cases, when it is simply not possible to produce a product in Saskatchewan, they may allow vendors to sell products that are grown out of province. 

 

Festivals & Art Shows

 

Cathedral Village Arts Festival- One of the biggest festivals; it goes all week long ending on their biggest day which is the the13th ave. street fair.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bazaart 

Saturday, June 15, 2019

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Admission $7 (free for children 12 and under)

 

SHOWING LOCALLY GROWN ARTISANS SINCE 1973

Bazaart is Saskatchewan's largest outdoor art and craft show & sale, showcasing handmade creations by Canadian artists and artisans. Organized by the Mackenzie Art Gallery, Bazaart is one of the Gallery's biggest annual fundraisers, attracting nearly 6,000 attendees each year in support of the Mackenzie’s renowned exhibitions and public programs.

 

Shop locally for one-of-a-kind creations from over 150 artisans, enjoy delicious food prepared by locally-owned businesses, and enjoy activities such as live music on the Regina Folk Fest stage and art activities at SaskTel Family Fun Zone and the BMO Learning Centre.

 

Other great places in Regina to find awesome art:

Art Gallery of ReginaAssiniboia Gallery, Slate Fine Art GalleryDunlop Art Gallery Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centres, Sâkêwêwak Artisist Collection and many, many more centres and groups. Just one more reason Regina is a GREAT Place to live!

 

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Fort Qu'Appelle Could Be Your Dream Destination To Settle Down In

(Published on - 4/2/2019 9:47:57 PM)

Have you thought of Fort Qu'Appelle as a place to find your retirement home?

 

Active

556 Pasqua AVENUE S.
Fort Qu'Appelle Saskatchewan S0G 1S0 CN

 

MLS #SK762770

$50,000

 

556 Pasqua AVENUE S 83 x 140 vacant lot in Fort Qu'Appelle located in scenic Qu'Appelle Valley. Utility services nearby so will need to be brought to building site. Build to suite within town by-laws. The lot is located in a residential neighbourhood with a back lane for garage access if desired. Fort Qu'Appelle  is a growing community with most amenities located within the town. Excellent highways with about a 30 minute commute to Regina. Restaurants, shopping, gas, schools, specialty stores and so much more. Mission Ridge Winter Park is only minutes away. Enjoy downhill skiing at your backdoor.

 

THERE'S A LOT'S OF FAMILY FUN EVENTS:

Fort Qu'Appelle Library schedule:

 

Fort Qu'Appelle is a town in Southern Saskatchewan, Canada located in the Qu'Appelle Valley 70 km NE of Regina between Echo and Mission Lakes and not to be confused with the once-significant nearby town of Qu'Appelle. It was originally established in 1864 as a Hudson's Bay Company trading post. Fort Qu'Appelle, with its 1,919 residents in 2006, is at the junction of Sk Hwy 35Sk Hwy 10Sk Hwy 22Sk Hwy 22Sk Hwy 35Sk Hwy 56, and Sk Hwy 215. The 1897 Hudson’s Bay Company store, 1911 Grand Trunk Pacific Railway station, Fort Qu’Appelle Sanatorium (Fort San), and the Treaty 4 Governance Centre in the shape of a teepee are all landmarks of this community. Additionally, the Noel Pinay sculpture of a man praying commemorates a burial ground, is a life sized statue in a park beside Segwun Avenue.

 

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