Parks, Recreation, Greening

One of our six neighbourhood priorities is Parks/Recreation/Greening, which also includes recreation for youth, kids & seniors, and community gardening. Each post related to this topic can be found below:

  • 5th Annual General Meeting: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

    CNRC AGM 2017 PDF Poster

    If you live, work or participate in the Chalmers neighbourhood of Elmwood please plan to attend this annual celebration, confirmation of Board of Directors and update of the Annual Action and 5 Year Neighbourhood Plans.

    Please visit our website at or contact us for more details.

    Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation’s Annual General Meeting and Community Celebration is on:

    Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
    at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    located at Elmwood EK Active Living Centre 180 Poplar Ave.

    There will be: Door Prizes, Dinner Served, Entertainment & Child Minding Available

    Please fill in the following information and send it back to us via email to or call 204-669-0750:

    Number of people attending:

    Street Address:


    Do you require childminding at this event? (Yes/No) (If yes, please list the number of children and their ages.)

    More information about the flower bulbs given out at the AGM:

    At the AGM and Community Celebration there will be packages of flower bulbs for people to take home courtesy of the Winnipeg Bulb Project. Individuals commit to: planting their bulbs in a place the broader community will be able to see them bloom, and to share the photos and/or allow the Winnipeg Bulb Project or Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation to take photos of the flowers blooming in the spring. The Winnipeg Bulb Project, through the generous support of its donors, supplies spring-flowering bulbs to charities and homeowners in lower-income neighbourhoods. To donate to the Winnipeg Bulb Project please click here.

    To learn more, check out a previous year’s AGM Video – all about the 6 neighbourhood priorities!


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  • 3 FREE Heritage Events in Our Neighbourhood

    Introducing THREE (3) FREE Heritage Events in our neighbourhood. Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation in partnership with Northeast Winnipeg Historical Society is proud to present a series of three events in our neighbourhood. All events are FREE and open to everyone. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn some fascinating local history!

    All events will have FREE refreshments & snacks.
    Everyone is welcome. This venue/events are Wheel Chair Accessible.
    RSVP to any one of the events by contacting: 204-669-0750 or

    1. Mennonite Heritage (POSTER: FREE Heritage Event- Mennonite History )
    Thursday, May 18, 2017
    5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    180 Poplar Ave.

    Presentations by Conrad Stoesz (Archivist, Mennonite Heritage Centre)
    ‘Mennonites in Winnipeg: From Mission Field; to Refuge; to Home’ and History of the Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute

    Mennonites began to arrive in southern Manitoba in 1874, and today the Mennonite population in Winnipeg is one of the densest in the world! Come learn more at this FREE Heritage event in our neighbourhood.
    Checkout our Facebook event!

    2. The Hamilton House and other Local Stories  (POSTER: FREE History Event 2017 – May 28 )
    Sunday, May 28, 2017
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    180 Poplar Ave.

    Stories of the area read by Ruth Wright, a fascinating presentation by Linda Horodecki about HAMILTON HOUSE (185 Henderson Hwy.) & Dr Thomas Glendenning Hamilton’s famous physic studies & experiments, and time for sharing family/local history after.
    Checkout our Facebook event!

    3. Heritage Walking Tour (POSTER: FREE Walking Tour 2017 )
    Sunday, June 11, 2017
    1:00 pm Approximately 60-90 minutes
    Starts: Brazier St. at Ottawa Ave., Ends: Ernie O’Dowda Park (Louise Bridge)
    Tour walking distance: 1.4 km 

    This FREE historical tour will include corner grocery stores of the past, the Elmwood Curling Club and more. There will be a picnic at the park after the tour. FREE refreshments & snacks. Rain or Shine! Everyone is welcome.
    Checkout our Facebook event! 

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  • Do you want a FREE Garden Box? Apply today!

    Spring is officially here and the Elmwood Community Garden Application Forms for the 2017 growing season are out.

    Please click on the link below to see the application form, and be sure to read the Garden Etiquette and Guidelines.

    There is no charge for the raised garden beds.  If you are interested in gardening this year, please contact Mark Stine at Phone: 204.982.1720 ext. 303 , Email:

    Down load the application: Application Elmwood Gardens 2017

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  • November 16 – Notice of Special Meeting: Amending CNRC By-Laws and Articles of Incorporation

    -Notice of Special Meeting-

    For the purpose of Amending CNRC By-Laws and Articles of Incorporation ( as follows: 

    Please, plan to join us for this brief meeting scheduled:

    Monday, November 16th

    6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

    180 Poplar Ave.

    RSVP to

    or contact Dale at 204-669-0750

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  • Community Celebration and Annual AGM is Fast Approaching! Reserve your spot today (or by Sept.18)

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    If you live, work or participate in the Chalmers neighbourhood of Elmwood please plan to attend for the adoption of By-Laws, confirmation of Board of Directors and update of Annual Action Plan and 5 Year Neighbourhood Plan.

    RSVP – For further information of to confirm attendance (by September 18th), please call Dale at 204-669-0750 or send an email to

    AGM Poster 2015


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  • Elmwood Community Garden Application for the 2015 Garden Season

    Click on the link below to download the Elmwood Community Garden Application for the 2015 Garden Season

    Application Elmwood Gardens 2015

    produce1If you have any questions please contact Twyla at Phone: (204) 668-7657 or  Email:

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