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October 23-19 Events and Activities

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Hi Everyone,

Did you know that EMMEDIA runs free videography workshops throughout the year? You can look through the list and sign up for the workshops here:

Bow Valley College is having an open house on Saturday October 21st from 10 am-3pm. Learn more about their programs and courses, and see if they have anything that fits you.

CASS’ Halloween party is right around the corner! Come join us for food, karaoke and fun fromNoon-2pm on Monday October 30th, at CommunityWise Resource Centre (223 12 Ave SW)



Oct 23: Car Maintenance Workshop for Women @ Women’s Centre of Calgary (39 4 St NE) 6-8pm. come learn some hands-on Basic car maintenance skills and winterization

Oct 25: Art of Our Times @ Contemporary Calgary (117 8 Ave SW) Noon-1pm. This is a noon hour talk by one of the gallery staff. Please register at

Oct 25: Drop-In Chess Night @ Tuscany Club (212 Tuscany Way NW) 7-9:30pm. All ages & Skill levels welcome.

Oct 26: Pamuya Inuit Soul Music @ Festival Hall (1215 10 Ave SE) 6:30-8:30pm. Find more information and register at

Oct 27: Open House @ SAIT (Stan Grad Centre). This is your chance to learn more about SAIT, try out some of the trades through state of the art simulations, and you can even apply to become a student at SAIT for free at the open house (application fee is regularly $75) Find out more at:

Oct 28: Open House @ Mount Royal University (Roderick Mah Centre of Continuous Learning, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW) Begins at 9:30am. This is your chance to see what MRU has to offer. There are sessions on admissions, and student financial aid, as well as a tour and a chance to chat with current and past students.

Oct 28: Halloween in Kensington! The adventure begins at 2 pm and continues on throughout the evening. Follow a map around Kensington’s hotspots, including a complimentary wine tasting, and an 80’s themed costume party.

Oct 28: Boo! Spooktaular Family Fun @ Calgary Farmer’s Market (510 77 Ave SE) 10 am start. Vote for your favourite pumpkin, or check out the Haunted Fun Photo Booth!



Oct 26 – 29: Ghouls’ Night Out @ Heritage Park. Thurs & Fri 6-9pm, Sat 5:30-9pm, Sun 4-7:30pm. Tickets are 10.95 for this night out on the haunted old town. Parking is $3/vehicle.

Oct 27: Otafest Japanese Horror Movie Marathon @ The Globe Cinema (617 8 Ave SW) Movies start at 6pm. $5 minimum donation for entry. Costumes are encouraged, but not mandatory.

Oct 28: Halloween Horror Movie Marathon @ Globe Cinema (617 8 Ave SW) Movies start at 7pm and run until 7am on the 29th. Includes a midnight costume contest & breakfast in the AM. Tickets are $20. Check out for more info.

Oct 28-29: Maker Faire @ Spruce Meadows 10am-5pm both days. Check out what’s happening in the worlds of robotics, cosplay, 3D printers, backyard blacksmithing, high tech fashion, and more. There are free passes for volunteers, regular admission is $18. is the place to get all of the details.

Oct 29: Hallow-AAFS Spooktacular @ Hose & Hound Pub (1030 9 Ave SE). Starts at 7pm. Ghost stories, raffles, silent auction and more at this fundraiser for the Autism Aspergers Friendship Society of Calgary. Tickets are $30.