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June 19-25 Events and Activities

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June 24 is the wrap-up Family Day for Aboriginal Awareness Week, starting off with a free caravan pancake breakfast at 9:30am. This event runs until 9pm, and will be held at the south end of Stampede Park.

Also, Rotary Challenger Park is having their 11th annual Family Fun Day on June 24.  There will be lots of excitement at the Park from 10 am-3pm. Free Hamburgers and drinks, and lots of games and fun are to be had! Please see www.challengerpark.com* for more details. If you would like to volunteer to help out with this exciting event, you can talk to CASS’ own Cal S., by emailing cal@spectraalt.org.

Let me know if you make it to both of these exciting events! There are posters with all of the information about them attached to this post.

 

The Cerebral Palsy Association of Alberta has begun registration for their Adult Summer programs. Of you are interested in gardening (horticulture), music therapy, drum circle, cooking, computers, art, yoga, and casual socialization/meet ups, check out http://www.cpalberta.com/programs-services/programs/ to find out how to sign up.

The Regal Cat Café is also opening on June 24, although reservations are already full for the first day! To make a reservation, learn more about this cuddly café and its adoptable cats, go to www.regalcatcafe.com . Reservations are $10 per person, per 45 minute visit.

 

FREE:

June 19: Divers(city): Who is Calgary made for? @ John Dutton Theatre, downtown library. 6:30-8:30pm. Tickets are Free for Students, seniors and people with low incomes, or $5 general admission. Come talk about Calgary’s accessibility, transportation and built form needs.

June 20: Speaking OUT: Understanding Sexuality and Diversity in LGBTQ+ Individuals with Developmental Disabilities. Free Webinar from noon-1pm. The free webinar is designed to help “create a welcoming atmosphere and support the diverse needs of a diverse population”. You can sign up through: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2490233691429208321

June 20-Aug 27: Shakespeare at the park@ Prince’s Island Park. This year’s performance is “As You Like It”. For information about the times fo each performance, go to https://www.theatrecalgary.com/2017-18/as-you-like-it

June 21: Campfire Chats: National Aboriginal Day @ St. Patrick’s Island. This campfire will have people talking about space and the mythology of “Blackfoot Skies”.

June 21: Go Skateboarding Day @ Millennium Skate Park. 4-6pm. There will be prizes, contest, and lots of skateboarding.

June 21-23: Fiestaval @ Olympic Plaza. 11am-11pm. This festical celebrates the multitude of latin communities in Calgary. Fodd, live music, dancing and a great time await!

June 23: The People’s Gathering @ Olympic Plaza. 11:30am. This event is a part of Aboriginal Awareness week and will feature the  drumming and dancing of a diversity of indigenous cultures.

June 24: Shiner’s Vintage Car Club “Show and Shine” @ Century Downs Racetrack & Casino (260 Century Downs Dr.)

June 24 & 25: We Are Not an Island Queer Zine Fair @ #1 Legion (basement, 116 7 Ave SE) The event is free, but donation for HIV Community Link will be accepted at the door. Although it is in the basement, the event is wheelchair accessible.

PAID:

June 21-25: Sled Island @ Various Locations. https://www.sledisland.com/ . Has all of the ticket and schedule information you could hope for! There are some free events, so it’s always worth checking the website out to see what you can find.

 

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