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June 5 - 11 Events and Activities

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June 5-11 Events and Activities


Speak out! June 2. From the website : “Join us for a day of celebration, reflection and joy. You are invited to the 19th annual ‘Speak Out Festival’ hosted by the Disability Action Hall. ‘Humanity and Me’ is a celebration of disability rights, pride and culture movement in Alberta at the beautiful Lougheed House.” The event will run from 10 am-3pm. See you there!

Is your doctor part of the Mosaic Primary Care Network? If so, you have access to a number of free programs and services, ranging from dieticians, social workers, pain management services, support for getting active, free dental screenings for children between 1-5 years of age, and much more. Please talk to your doctor for more info, and check out some of the programs that would benefit you here: . You can also find a new doctor if you need one through this link.

Alberta is looking for input into the K-12 provincial curriculum. There is a survey up here: . Whether you think that the current curriculum is robust enough or not, everyone’s input is welcome and important in building a stronger future.

The Village Square Leisure Centre’s Summer Adaptive Fitness Guide is out, and attached to this posting.

And, Finally, SE Basketball courts! As always, please let me know if you know of a spot that I missed:

  • Applewood Recreation Park (31 Appleridge Green SE)
  • Douglasdale Park (Douglasdale Blvd & Douglaspark Blvd. SE)
  • Mt. Aberdeen Park (Mt. Aberdeen Close SE)



June 7: Access to the Danger Zone @ John Dutton Theatre (616 MacLeod Trail SE) 7-9pm. In 2012 Doctors without Borders made a documentary about strategies they had developed to save lives in war zones. This is a screening of that movie. Discussion will follow. Please see for more info.

June 8:Living with Wildlife @ Alberta Wildlife Association Cottage School (455 12 St NW). 7-8:30 pm. You are welcome to park in the nearby Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Association parking lot. Get the answers to questions about wildlife and, and some of the conflicts that come up when we share space, as we do with Calgary’s great natural spaces. If you would like to attend this event, please RSVP on their facebook page at

Jun 9-24:Suncor Stage One Festival of New Work @ Lunchbox Theatre (115 9 Ave SE) This festival of one-act plays is in its 30th year. Please see for a schedule and more info.

June 10:Bridgeland Cultura Festival @ Bridgland Riverside Community Association (917 Centre Ave NE) 11am-5pm. Vendors, entertainment, and more.


June 10-11: Summer Skirmish@ The Military Museums (4520 Crowchild Trail SW) 9 am-6:30pm. Check out Viking raids, medieval duels, and enjoy the atmosphere. Admission is $5, or $10 per vehicle if you have 2 or more people in your vehicle.  A full schedule of events can be found here:

Jun 11:Balzac Vintage and Upcycled Artisan Market @ Balzac Community Hall (10075 TWP 262) 10am-3pm admission is $2.



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