CPNA Canada 150 Project

Can you picture this?  A lovely little picnic shelter beside the Strange Street entrance to Cherry Park.  It would be perfect for small gatherings.
This is the CPNA Canada 150 project.
We are looking for voluteers to help make this a reality.
If you want to help with this project, please contact us.
If you would like to donate or even sponsor this project, please contact us.

10th Annual Cherry Festival - July 8th

Volunteers are needed to help make this date a real success.  Please click here to get a volunteer application form.
There are still some vendors spaces left, but many categories are full.  Please contact us at cpna@execulink.com to inquire further.  Deadline for applications - June 23rd.

Community Bread Oven Bake - June 24th

Our next Oven Bake will be Saturday, June 24th from 9 AM to 1 PM.
If you want to be trained to lead a bake, please plan to come at the whole time period.
If you just want to bake - the fast baking will start at 11 AM, and the slow bake about Noon.  We bake rain or shine.  Bring your dough to cook, and a lawn chair with you.

Spring Clean up and BBQ - April 29th - thank you

Thank you to everyone who came out to help clean up our neighbourhood.  A special thank you to those who helped with the organizing and the BBQ.  Your care and efforts help make our neighbourhood beautiful.

Youth Club

We urgently need volunteers in order to run our Neighbourhood Youth Club.  This club is for kids in grades 6-8.  We especially need someone who is good with crafts.  Please contact Steve - 226-444-4248 as soon as possible if you can help.  The program is on Wednesday nights from 7 PM to 9 PM from September to June.

CPNA Voting Members

The Cherry Park Neighbourhood Association is now officially incorporated.  This means that we need to notify all voting members of the association whenever we have a our community meetings.  In order to do this we need you to register as a voting member.
click here for a copy of the registration form
If you know of community members who don't have computer access, please let them know about any meetings we announce.  We will have additional copies of the registration form at all our community meetings.

Volunteer Bulletin Board

We are always looking for volunteers and good ideas.  Below are some ongoing volunteer positions that are open.  If you have a skill that you would be prepared to offer to the association, please contact us.

Volunteer Coordinator for the CPNA
- this person would help recruit, screen, manage and keep track of all our volunteers. They would work with the Programming Coordinator; Newsletter Editor, Special Events Coordinator; Cherry Festival Coordinator, and other committee heads to help fill their volunteer needs.

Newsletter General Editor
- this person would collect material for our newsletter which is published three times a year (March, December & August).  They would ensure that we meet our deadlines and oversee the delivery of the newsletter. They would work with our Layout Editor, Programning Coordinator, and other committee heads.

Programming Coordinator
 - this person prepares a line-up of programs to be offered each fall, winter and spring.  They recruit and hire teachers & volunteers to teach the programs.  They book the spaces to hold the classes in.  They prepare the registration materials, collect the registrations, decide which course will run, communicate with the students and teachers.  They would work closely with The Treasurer and President.

Book Club - in Victoria Hills Community Centre

The ESL Book Club meets regularly on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7 PM in Victoria Hills Community Centre (10 Chopin Drive, Kitchener).  The June meeting will be June 13th and our book will be "Bridge to Terabithia" by Katherine Patterson.   Please email ahead if you are new.

The ESL Book Club is an opportunity for people who are still learning English to practice their skills in a friendly environment.  Each month the members will all read the same book at home, and then come together on the meeting night to share (with tea & treats) what they thought, liked, or disliked about the book.  
The Book Club is always open to new members.   Please email - reading123@hotmail.ca - if you plan on coming so enough books will be on hand.  There is no cost to the program.

Spring 2017 Newsletter

click here to access the newsletter.