City Beat

Saturday, April 17, 1999

Sweeping Starts

City of Regina crews begin their annual sweeping of residential streets Monday.

Parking on streets being cleaned will be banned during sweeping, which takes place from 4 a.m. to 10 p.m. Signs advising residents of the ban will be posted in areas to be cleaned a day or two ahead of sweeping.

On Monday, crews will clean streets in the following areas: Maple Ridge, Lakewood, Rochdale Park, Sherwood Estates and McCarthy Park.

Drivers should exercise caution when passing cleaning equipment as visibility may be restricted by flying dust.

Children should be kept away from cleaning machines because of stones and other flying debris.

Sweeping is subject to weather conditions. A daily schedule will appear in City Beat.

For more information about the street sweeping program call 777-7000.

Hear The Signal

A new audible pedestrian walk signal will be activated at the intersection of 12th Avenue and Scarth Street Monday morning.

The signal, an aid to assist the visually impaired in crossing streets, will start at 9 a.m.

The signals, sponsored by Crown Life Insurance and McCallum Hill Inc., will operate daily between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m.

Planing Parties

Looking for ideas on how to host your child's birthday party this year?

The Sunrise Branch of the Regina Public Library, located at 3130 East Woodlands Drive, will hold a seminar on that topic Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m.

The program will provide ideas for themes, cakes and activities using the library's collection of books, videos and cassettes.

To pre-register, call the branch at 777-6095.

Volunteers Sought

The Core Community Group will hold their annual general meeting on Thursday.

The group is currently looking for volunteers to serve on its board and committees, including housing and economic development, neighbourhood enhancement, and safety.

The meeting gets under way at 7 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1909 Ottawa Street.

Meeting packages are available at the Core office at #100, 1654 11th Ave.

For more information, call the office at 757-9952.

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