St. David's Welsh Society of Edmonton Contact information



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St. David's Welsh Society of Edmonton
Contact information
Internet Address: http://www.edmontonwelsh.ca
E-mail: edmontonwelshsociety@gmail.com
Mail address:
PO Box 11682, Station Main, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 3K8
President: Eluned Smith
President’s E-mail: edmontonwelshsociety@gmail.com

Did you know …


  • That the St. David Welsh Society has built a cottage at Devonian Botanical Garden, honouring David Thompson. David Thompson mapped over 3.9 million square kilometers of North America and has been described as the “greatest land geographer who ever lived.” Visit Devonian Gardens and see the Thompson Cottage.




  • That the Society can trace its roots back to 1904 when a small group of Welshmen gathered together for "sing-songs."

  • That the Society sponsors an artist in residence school program at Edmonton and District schools. Schools that have received the program include Victoria Composite High School, Our Lady of Peace Elementary School, and Lauderdale Elementary School.

  • That the Society provides assistance to visiting and local musicians and choirs. This includes giving financial support to the Edmonton Opera Association and sponsoring a harp and choral competition for youths.





SAINT DAVID’S WELSH SOCIETY OF EDMONTON


CYMDEITHAS GYMRAEG DEWI SANT EDMONTON




What are the objectives of the St. David’s Welsh Society of Edmonton?

  1. To foster support among the Welsh people of Edmonton.

  1. To continue the traditions common to the Welsh people.

  2. To foster the rich Welsh culture, heritage, language and traditions within the multicultural fabric of Edmonton and Alberta.

Who are the members?

The society members come from various backgrounds. We have members who are from Wales, who have Welsh ancestors and others who are interested in learning more about the Welsh culture.



How to join the Society?

Membership fees are $ 15.00 per person. Fill in the attached membership form, detach and send to the address on the form with the membership fees.



Events 2012-2013
Every year St. David's Welsh Society of Edmonton plans activities that promote the Society's objectives.
For more information contact: edmontonwelshsociety@gmail.com
September 7, 2012:

Welcome Wine and Cheese and Special Resolution Meeting, 7:00 pm. at Park Towers, 9908-114 Street.

november 2, 2012:

Pot Luck Supper: 6:30 pm at South East Edmonton Seniors Association, 9350-82 Street.

December 9, 2012:

Christmas Carols and Tea: 2:00 pm in the Lounge at Knox Metropolitan United Church, 8307-109 Street.

JANUARY 25, 2013:

St. Dwynwen’s Day / Welsh St. Valentine's

Night: 6:30 pm. Location not confirmed.

FEBRUARY 9, 2013:

Harp Competition and Concert:

The concert is at 7:00 pm at Muttart Hall, Alberta

College Campus, 10050 MacDonald Drive.


March 2, 2013:

St. David's Day Banquet: 6:00 pm at Faculty Club, University of Alberta, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive.

April 12, 2013:

Annual General Meeting: 7:00 pm at Park Towers, 9908-114 Street.

May 5, 2013:

Spring Concert and Tea 2:00 pm at Knox Metropolitan United Church, 8307-109 Street.

June 2012:

St. David’s Welsh Society/Strathcona Druid’s Rugby Event at The Lynn Davies Rugby Field, 524A Hwy 14X, Sherwood Park. Time and Date not confirmed.

August 4-5, 2012:

Heritage Festival: at William Hawrelak Park

Saturday Aug 4, Noon to 9:00 p.m.

Sunday, Aug 5, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Monday, Aug 6, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


St. David's Welsh Society of Edmonton Membership Application

Membership:

I wish to renew my membership / become a new member in the St. David's Welsh Society of Edmonton.


Dues in the amount of $15.00 per person are enclosed for the period through August 2013

Name:

Date & Place of Birth:

Address:

Phone number:

E-mail address:

Signature:

Date:

Please send application and membership fee to:

Membership Secretary, Nance Smith

St. David's Welsh Society, 302, 9908-114 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T5K 1R1
(For information on membership please phone 488-8310 or e-mail nandmike@shaw.ca)




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