Fall Street Sweeping starts in City Park

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Don’t get swept away!!

With winter trying to make an early entrance, crews are busy with the annual fall sweeping program! As you clear up leaves from your yard this fall we want to remind you that City street sweepers will be in your neighbourhood over the next couple of weeks, removing leaves and debris from roads in heavily treed neighbourhoods. Remember it’s illegal to push leaves onto the street (The Street Use Bylaw). Extra leaves on roadways can cause spring drainage issues. Leaves can be placed loose in your green cart, taken to compost depots, or bagged and put into black carts. Learn more atsaskatoon.ca/leaves or call our 24-hour customer service centre at 306-975-2476.

The sweeping program is expected to start Monday, October 15, and is determined by the weather and the amount of leaves on the ground. Be on the lookout for the bright yellow No Parking signs that let you know your street is about to be swept – reminding you to move your vehicle off the street to avoid a possible ticket and tow. Find your neighbourhood sweeping schedule atsaskatoon.ca/sweeping and monitor City of Saskatoon Service Alerts to hear about unexpected changes that can affect your sweeping day.

City Park days are currently scheduled for October 15, 18 & 23 (East of 3rd Avenue and South of Duchess Street)

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Monday Yoga Cancelled

**Please note our Monday night yoga class is cancelled tomorrow night (Oct 1).**

Participants are free to attend Tuesday’s restorative yoga class from 8-9pm in place of it if you’d like to make up the class.

Block Party Toolkits: Building Communities Block by Block

We aim to promote a sense of community in City Park and one way to achieve this is to focus on connecting to each other block by block. We’ve developed Block Party Toolkits to encourage you to plan your own! Toolkits are available to anyone in the city who’d like to host a block party. Here’s some information:

Upcoming Events

Fall 2018 is just around the corner and we have some exciting things happening in September!  Mark your calendars:

Sept 1st – Deadline to Nominate a Neighbour that you think makes City Park great! Use  the online form https://goo.gl/forms/ESz8P7ppT6bLS6s02 by Sept 1st and we will celebrate them at our AGM.

Sept 5th – Fall Programs Registration Night – see our programs tab for details or see our Facebook event here

Sept 16th – Annual Potluck 5pm & AGM at 6pm in Wilson Park (details here)

Sept 22nd – Movie in the Park Round 2 – Free screening of the classic ‘Big’. Details to come shortly.

We hope to see you this fall!