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Riverview Artist Sale April 25th - 26th

2014-04-22

Riverview Artists Sale

Riverview Artists Show and Sale, at the Red Deer Lake United Church. Original artwork in a variety of styles and techniques will be featured in this upcoming art show and sale. Come out and enjoy the artwork and meet the artists!

This group of 12 local Calgary artists was organized in 1987 and features a variety of approximately 80 paintings per show holding exhibitions about six times each year. We try to encourage a variety of styles and techniques so that the shows have a unique freshness and quality of each original painting.

Visit the Riverview Artists Web Site for more information.

Youth Week April 20 - 27th

2014-04-16

Calgarty Youth Week

Throughout Youth Week, Calgary communities, agencies and businesses come together to host events, projects and offer free services during a week-long celebration of youth.

April 20-27: Talisman Centre is excited to be participating in YOUTH WEEK April 20th – 27th, 2014. Presented by Youth Central, YOUTH WEEK brings together Calgary communities, agencies and businesses to host events, projects and offer free services during a week-long celebration of youth! Talisman Centre will be offering 50% OFF all Youth and Child Drop-in admissions as well as a fun high energy Youth Synrgy Class on April 20th, where youth will be exposed to our new Synrgy 360 equipment including battle ropes, TRX, weighted vest and more.

Visit the Youth Week Web Site for more information.

Calgary Annual BikeXchange April 26th

2014-04-14

Calgary Bike Exchange

The 5th annual bicycle recycle and exchange event will be held at Ecole St. Cecilia School, 610 Agate Crescent SE. Families are encouraged to donate to the school any bikes, or parts, that they have out-grown and have the opportunity to get another bike for the upcoming summer that will fit better. Those donating a working bike will receive a $10 voucher (per bike) that can be exchanged towards a different bike. All bikes will be sold on Saturday April 26 10:00am-1:00pm for $20 (max. one voucher per bike).

People donating a bike this year will be allowed early entrance at 9:00 am. We are also opening up our collections again this year to include used bike parts. This is a great way to save some space in the garage and know that you have helped your friends and community by reducing the need to purchase a new bike when your family has one that is no longer needed.

It also encourages the reuse of our bicycles; helps ensure that kids have easy access to healthy activities. Bicycles and parts that do not find a home during our event will be donated to other organizations or recycled. We are accepting all bikes from tricycles to adults. Bike drop offs will be accepted Thursday April 24 and Friday April 25 from 3:30 to 6:30 pm each day.

If you are unable to attend but would like to donate please contact for possible pick ups. Last year we had 342 bikes find new homes, this year we hope for 375. Bring your helmets with you this year and have it fitted properly by members of Pedalheads, Helping to ensure you have a fun and safe ride. Visit the BikeXchange web site for more information.

Acadia Vintage Retro and Antiques Show April 26 - 27

2014-04-14

Acadia Vintage Retro and Antiques Show

Acadia Vintage Retro and Antiques Show APRIL 26 and 27, 2014 at the Acadia Recreation Complex 240 - 90TH Avenue SE Calgary. On behalf of the show management and Canada’s leading Antique experts we welcome residents and visitors from across Calgary and surrounding areas to the Acadia Vintage Retro & Antiques Show which offers very easy access off McLeod Trail in South East Calgary with lots of free parking. The Show is open to the public on April 26 & 27 Saturday 9 am to 5 pm & Sunday 10 am to 4 pm. Get your Antiquing FIX... an Eclectic Array for some serious Rummaging! Top pickers and Dealers from across Canada offering very special inventory. Deluxe Antiques & Vintage Bargains. Fresh finds not seen before! Something for everyone. This is the Antique Show to attend. Adults $6.00 at the door
Children 13 & under FREE with an adult Admission
ATM • & Snack Bar • Wheelchair Accessible FREE PARKING LOCATION Acadia Recreation Complex 240 - 90TH Avenue SE Calgary AB T2J 6P6 403 255 1252 Antiques Identification Clinic Find out more about your own heirloom. The Identification clinic will feature Peter Blundell, CPA, a fully accredited member of the Canadian Association of Personal Property Appraisers, author and lecturer on antiques.

Visit the Antiques By Design web site for more information.

23rd Annual Climb and Run for Wilderness April 26th

2014-04-14

Annual Climb and Run for Wilderness

The Climb and Run for Wilderness is a premiere community event celebrating Earth Day. It is suited to folks of any age from babies in backpacks to 93 year olds and attracts participants from across North America. Last year more than 1,500 registered participants and in addition many more accompanying parents and supporters attended. The Climb and Run for Wilderness is a family oriented athletic event which includes major additional components of education about the environment and the creation of public art. A family day, a corporate challenge day, a fun time, and a serious opportunity to test one’s personal best are all combined in this Earth Day event.

Visit the Climb and Run for Wilderness for more information.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

2014-02-28

International Childrens festival

Volunteering with the Calgary International Children’s Festival is Fun! Join our amazing team for 4 days of inspiration, imagination and excitement by signing up as a volunteer! We are in need of volunteers aged 14+ to help with activities such as craft-making, ushering, and Artist Hospitality, among other exciting opportunities.

Visit the Calgary International Children's Festival web site under Volunteer Opportunities for more information, or to sign up as a 2014 volunteer. Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at dramler@calgarychildfest.org or by phone at 403-294-7414 ext 4, with any questions. OPEN THE DOOR TO YOUR IMAGINATION!

Time To Register For Calgary Summer Camps

2014-02-24

Calgary Summer Camps

It's time again to start planning your summer camps registration. Selecting the right summer camp and activity can be a daunting task.

Calgary offers a large variety of supervised summer camps. Some of these provide specialized activities such as performing arts, technology, science, sports, outdoor adventures, music and more. Several of these organisations are city wide while others are administered at a local community level. Summer camps can further your Childs educational or cultural development. Summer camps may allow children to step out and do things they never thought possible in a safe and nurturing environment. Visit our Calgary Summer Camps page for a detailed list of summer camp providers.

Rent a Community Hall For Special Occasions Or Festive Parties

2014-02-24

Calgary Community Hall

Calgary has several local community centers that are available for rent to association members and the general public. Several of these halls offer bar tending and catering services for weddings, company parties, socials and special events. Renting a community hall benefits both the customer and the local community alike. The community associations depend a great deal on the revenues generated from their hall rental, for the operation of the entire facility.

If you're looking for a hall or venue for your special occasion, visit the Calgary Community Halls Rental page for more individual hall information and photo's. Please contact the halls directly for inquiries and bookings.