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Post date: 2019/11/25 - 14:46

Hi everyone,

Here are some ideas for outings and fun things for the week of November 26 - December 2:

Leisure Centre Schedules: https://www.calgary.ca/CSPS/Recreation/Pages/Schedules.aspx

FREE:

  • November 28 (6:00pm) and December 1 (10:00am): Art Calgary/Calgary's Art Fair – 16 contemporary artists will be showcasing and selling works at the latest edition of Art Gallery at Mona Lisa Art Salon (1510 7 St SW). Attendees are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food and/or light used winter clothing donation. If you want to join for the open reception on November 28, you must RSVP in advance. https://www.facebook.com/events/570974320332873/
  • November 29 - December 6 (12:00pm): Rockin' Around The Core Christmas Tree - the Core is presenting eight days of local performances. Head to the Core's Christmas tree very day at noon from November 29 - December 6. For more information on individual performances: https://www.avenuecalgary.com/event/rockin-around-the-core-christmas-tree/2019-11-29/

  • November 29 (1:00pm): More Than a Number - at the Kerby Centre's Seniors Acting Lab is presenting a one--act play called More Than a Number at the Center's lecture hall. The show features five friends playing cards discussing the topic of ageism to alternately humorous and tragic effect. Coffee is served after the performance. Reserve a seat by emailing henrietta@kerbycentre.com or call 403-705-3233.

  • November 30 (10:00am-3:00pm): Frozen Fun - at Calgary Farmers' Market's Calgary Christmas Market event series, Frozen Fun is a day of icy activities for the whole family. Visit the on-site igloo and make a traditional maple taffy treat and try out ice carving.
  • November 30 (12:00pm-4:00pm): Willow Park Village's Winter Wonderland - head down to Willow Park Village for an afternoon of holiday fun on November 30. There will be in store deals, free Starbucks hot chocolate, Santa and elves, a candy cane lane, animals from Butterfield Acres and performances by Youth Singers of Calgary. Dress in an ugly Christmas sweater and you enter the chance to win a $250 shopping spree!

PAID:

  • November 27 - December 1 (times vary - see link): Cuff.Docs Documentary Film Festival -  Calgary Underground Film Festival's fall showcase of non-fiction film returns for round seven at Globe Cinema. There will be 12 full-length films, a variety of shorts and a host of surprises that CUFF fans look forward to year after year. Admission: $10. For more information: https://www.calgaryundergroundfilm.org/cuff-docs/tickets-passes
  • November 27, 28, 29 & 30 (times vary) A Christmas Story - At Rosebud Theatre, Bob Clark's 1983 holiday classic is taking stage. Admission: varies. For more information: https://www.rosebudtheatre.com/shows/a-christmas-story
  • November 27, 28 & December 3 (7:30pm): Sounds of the Season: On the Road- the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra is bringing its holiday spirit on the road with this series of performances. The program is set to include secular and sacred holiday favorites as the orchestra ventures out of downtown to perform in community spaces. Admission: $35 - for tickets, locations and more information: https://calgaryphil.com/event/sounds-of-the-season-1/
  • November 28 - December 31 (times vary - see link): Noel Indoor Light Park and Christmas Market - at Nutrien Western Event Centre (Stampede Tr. SE), Canada's largest indoor light park and Christmas market is coming to Calgary! Buy tickets early to save and check out all the attractions such as a interactive light park, food trucks, craft beer and spirits, Santa's Village, an artisan market and more! Check out link for availability and prices. Admission: $15-75 https://noelchristmas.ca/
  • November 28 (6:30pm): Calgary Story Slam: First  - at Trolly 5 Brewpub (728 17 Ave SW), Calgary's competitive Story Slam series rolls on with an evening of stories inspired by a 'first.' It is open mic, just bring a story ready to go. Admission: $8
  • November 28 - December 8 (times vary - see link): Shakespeare Company: the Merchant of Venice - at Reeve Theatre (210 University Ct. NW), Seana Mckenna is presenting, one of Canada's most renowned stage actors, as Shylock. This play touches on themes of money, social injustice and love as events unfold. See link for dates/times: https://www.avenuecalgary.com/event/shakespeare-company-the-merchant-of-venice/2019-11-28/ Admission: $20-35
  • November 29 (6:30pm-9:00pm): Community Voices in Honor of World AIDS Day - this fundraising event in support of HIV Community Link falls just ahead of World AIDS Day (Dec. 1) and Aboriginal Aids Awareness Week (Dec. 1-6).  Admission: $25
  • November 29 (7:30pm): Sultans of String Christmas Caravan - at Southwood United Church (10690 Elbow Dr SW), Fish Creek Concerts is hosting globally inspired instrumental act Sultans of String. The Sultans are a Toronto-based, multiple Juno-nominated quintet known for their signature blend of international styles.  Admission: $25-30
  • November 30 (5:30pm): Flamenco Tablao X - at Junction (628 8 Ave SW), experience an evening of exciting flamenco music and dance featuring renowned guitarist Nicholas Hernandez. Admission: $13-35

Have a excellent week! 

Post date: 2019/11/18 - 08:52

The donation bins have arrived!
Don't forget, CASS is hosting a donation drive from November 18 to 22, 2019 for the Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta (CPAA). The CPAA is a registered non-profit organization that supports people affected by cerebral palsy and other disabilities.
 

The bins will be available until Friday, November 22nd and donation bags are available for pick up this week from the office.

Clothing and accessories, shoes, linens, small household items, and toys and books are welcome!

 

Post date: 2019/11/15 - 13:23

Hi everyone,

Here are some ideas for outings and fun things for the week of November 19 - 25:

FREE:

  • November 20 (5:00pm-7:00pm): Reception: Calgary Chinatown Artists-in-Residence– at the Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre, meet the artists chose by the New Gallery and the City of Calgary Art Program for residency in April 2020.
  • November 22 (12:00pm-1:00pm): Celebrate Grey Cup with The Core  - The Core is celebrating the Grey Cup in Calgary with a noon-hour event. Calgary Stampeders alumni Rob Cote, Jesse Lumsden and Jon Cornish will be on hand for photo and autograph opportunities, a live DJ will play and attendees can win prizes like a pair of tickets for the Grey Cup.

  • November 23-24 (times vary): MEC Know The Snow Weekend - both Mount Equipment Co-op (MEC) locations are hosting free workshops. You can learn things about winter bike commuting, ice-climbing safety, winter camping and much more. For more information of what's going on at the downtown and Seton locations: https://events.mec.ca/?start%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=2019-11-23&city=%22Calgary%22+%22Calgary+South%22&store=%22Calgary%22+%22Calgary+South%22

PAID:

  • Calgary Farmyard (Formerly Calgary Corn Maze) -  a fun place to go for all, about 10 mins southeast of Calgary. For more information on what's going on each week: https://www.calgaryfarmyard.com/fall-season Admission: online: $14.95, gate: $16.95
  • November 20 (7:00pm-10:00pm): Ballroom for Braxton -  at Ruberto Ostberg Gallery (2108 18 St NW), this event is a fundraiser for a family to purchase a wheel-chair accessible van for their son, Braxton. There will be introductory ballroom dancing lesson, live music, food and drink, a silent auction and to browse the art on display. Admission: $25 for tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ballroom-for-braxton-tickets-78728054731
  • November 20 - 23 (times vary) A Christmas Story - At Rosebud Theatre, Bob Clark's 1983 holiday classic is taking stage. Admission: varies. For more information: https://www.rosebudtheatre.com/shows/a-christmas-story
  • November 20 (7:30pm-11:00pm): To the AWE #6 - at Inside Out Theatre (A02, 200 Barclay Parade SW), this experimental performance series To the Awe returns with six artists/artists groups on November 20 at Inside Out Theatre.  Admission: $15 - for tickets and more information: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/to-the-awe-6-tickets-79898619923
  • November 21 (7:00pm): Becoming Nobody- this one night only screening of Becoming Nobody is presented by Love Serve Remember Foundation and Google Empathy Lab. Becoming Nobody is a feature-length documentary about the life and work of spiritual teacher, psychologist Ram Dass Admission: $16
  • November 22 (7:00pm): Alberta Spotlight: Copperhead - at Studio Bell (850 4 St SE), Calgary's own Copperhead are set to bring their genre-bending ambient sound to the National Music Centre as part of the Alberta Spotlight series. Copperhead defines their genre as "folk music for the 21st century" Admission: $10-15
  • November 22 (8:00pm): An Evening with Hawksley Workman -  catch Canadian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Hawksley Workman as he stops in Calgary as part of his cross-country tour. He produces music for Tegan and Sara, Sarah Slean and Great Big Sea among others. Admission: $30-50
  • November 23 (10:00am-4:00pm): Authentically Indigenous - Holiday Edition - at the Kerby Centre gym (1133 7 Ave SW), there will be handmade goods, crafts, art, bead work, jewelry, food and more! Admission: $2
  • November 23 (5:30pm): The Carnival of San Miguel - at Dover Community Association Rink, celebrate the culture of El Salvador at this family-friendly party thrown by the Calgary Salvadorian Folklore Association. There will be music, dancing, food and sharing of many traditions.  Admission: $10-15
  • November 23 (6:00pm-8:00pm): We Don't Have Time to Feel These Feelings: An Indigenous Film Screening - a cSpace King Edward (1721 29  Ave SW), this screening event feature four short films from the winners of the Storyhive Indigenous Storytellers Edition and one short from the CSIF/ImagineNative fund. In addition to films, there will be discussion panels with filmmakers, documentary subjects and members of the local film community. Admission: $10-15
  • November 23 (6:00pm-9:00pm): Black and White Movie Night: Gilda -  at Fort Calgary, this edition of the black and white movie series, vieweers can see Rita Hayworth in the 1946 film noi Gilda. The film follows the uneasy alliance between two crooks which is all more tests upon the arrival of Hayworth's Gilda. The . Admission: $15

Have a excellent week!

Post date: 2019/11/12 - 12:59

Hi everyone,

Here are some ideas for outings and fun things for the week of November 12 - 18:

See attached for the schedules for Village Square Leisure Centre, Max Bell Arena and Inglewood Aquatic Centre.

FREE:

  • November 12 - 17 (times vary - see link): Marda Loop Justice Film Festival – discover and explore big topics through film as the Marda Loop Justice Film Festival returns for its 14th year. This years festival will feature 13 full-length documentaries and two short films by filmmakers from around the world - varying from human rights and social justice to aboriginal affairs and environmental issues. For more information on times and locations: https://www.avenuecalgary.com/venue/multiple-venues/
  • November 12 (6:00pm-9:00pm): Startup Calgary Launch  - at the Bowness Community Association, head to the charming northwest community to browse over 100 local vendors. You can expect Christmas cards, holiday decorations, homemade food items, hand-crafted jewellery and clothing, books, visual art, photography and more! There will also be photos with Santa, a 50/50 draw and food and beverage sold. 

  • November 16 (10:00am-4:00pm): SAAA fall Art Show - at Holy Cross Anglican Church, the Southern Alberta Artist Alliance is once again hosting its annual fall show and sale. Artists will be on site to chat with visitors about their work across a variety of mediums and there will be a door prize. Parking is free.

  • November 16 & 17 (12:00pm-4:00pm): Blown Glass Sale & Glassblowing Shows -  at Bee Kingdom Glass (427 22 Ave NW), join them for a weekend-long show and sale. There will be works like Christmas balls and one-of-a-kind sculptures.
  • November 16 (7:00pm): Lynne Hanson - at The Gallery House, Canadian singer-songwriter Lynne Hanson is in the house.

PAID:

  • Calgary Farmyard (Formerly Calgary Corn Maze) -  a fun place to go for all, about 10 mins southeast of Calgary. For more information on what's going on each week: https://www.calgaryfarmyard.com/fall-season Admission: online: $14.95, gate: $16.95
  • November 12 (times vary): Marda Loop Justice Film Festival -  at Globe Cinema (617 8 Ave SW), there will be a variety of European Films at different venues to see! Admission: Prices vary - see link:
    https://calgaryeuropeanfilmfestival.ca/
  • November 13, 14, 15, 1  (times vary): A Christmas Story - At Rosebud Theatre, Bob Clark's 1983 holiday classic is taking stage. Admission: varies. For more information: https://www.rosebudtheatre.com/shows/a-christmas-story
  • November 13, 14, 15 (6:30pm): Trafficked Film Screenings - The film Trafficked will screening thrice in Calgary to help raise awareness around human trafficking and funds for the RESET Society of Calgary. Based on true stories. Admission: $15 - for tickets and more information:
    https://www.eventbrite.ca/o/calgary-trafficked-screening-committee-27157808175
  • November 14 - 16: Tokyo Steeze Ramen Pop-Up - at Shelter (1210 1 St SW), there will be three days of ramen as part of the recurring pop-up program. This menu will feature three kinds of tonkotsu (pork and dashi broth) ramen, fried chicken and pork belly side plates. For information on pricing and venues: https://shelteryyc.com/schedule/
  • November 14 (7:00pm): Stand-up Comedy at Born Colorado Brewing - atBorn Colorado Brewing (4, 313 36 Ave SE), popular local comedian Todd Ness will headline an evening of stand-up comedy. Admission: $20.
  • November 15 (7:00pm): Alex Cuba- at Festival Hall (1215 10 Ave SE), Canadian-Cuban artist Alex Cuba will bring his blend of Latin-American genres and sounds to Calgary in support of his new album Sublime. Admission: $20
  • November 15 (7:30pm): Derek Selinger's "The Gift" - prepare to be amazed as Calgary master magician Derek Selinger performs his theatrical spectacle "The Gift." The award-winning illusionist has vowed audiences around the world with his smooth style and mastery of the craft. Admission: $30-50.
  • November 16 (10:00am-3:00pm): 12th Annual Holiday Fair Supporting RESET Society of Calgary - at Wild Rose United Church, get into the holiday spirit at this craft and bake sale featuring home-based business, handmade crafts, local artisans, home-baked goods and more. Admission: $2
  • November 17 (7:30pm): Calgary Youth Orchestra -  at Bella Concert Hall, take in an evening of varying musical flavors from throughout history and around the globe in this performance from the Calgary Youth Orchestra. Admission: $15-20
  • November 17 (8:30pm): Bill Nye the Science Guy -  at Jubilee Auditorium, entertainer and scientist Bill Nye will appear! For more information and admission: https://www.facebook.com/events/487912451764667/

Have a excellent week!

Post date: 2019/11/07 - 16:01

The CASS Client Holiday Party is swiftly approaching and we are so excited to host another event filled with food, music and fun!

Check out the attached invitation for details.
 

Post date: 2019/11/01 - 12:18

Don't miss this month's newsletter - plenty of tips on being alone in the Community!

 

Post date: 2019/10/30 - 13:54

Hi everyone,

Here are some ideas for outings and fun things for the week of November 5 - 11:

Kevin's Poppy Sale is on November 6, 11:00am-1:00pm at the CASS office. Come and get a handmade poppy to support our veterans. Each poppy is $3 each - $2 is donated to the Legion. :)

See attached for the schedules for Village Square Leisure Centre, Max Bell Arena and Inglewood Aquatic Centre.

FREE:

 

  • November 6 (6:30pm-8:30pm): Zero-Waste Meet Up– at Brewsters Brewing Company (834, 11 Ave SW), Plastic YYC host a salon-style meet up of waste conscious folks every four months. This edition will talk about the waste challenges during the holiday season with a special focus on the fashion industry. Guests will enjoy special prices on food and beverage throughout this event. Guests are asked to bring a donation of a reusable food or beverage container. Free with RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/zero-waste-meetup-perils-of-fashion-industry-holiday-shopping-tickets-75236653857
  • November 9 (10:00am-3:00pm): Bowness Community Association Holiday Craft Fair - at the Bowness Community Association, head to the charming northwest community to browse over 100 local vendors. You can expect Christmas cards, holiday decorations, homemade food items, hand-crafted jewellery and clothing, books, visual art, photography and more! There will also be photos with Santa, a 50/50 draw and food and beverage sold. 

  • November 9 (10:00am-4:00pm): The Group Art Society of Calgary Fall Show and Sale - at St. Peter's Anglican Church, the Group Art society of Calgary has been creating original works since 1968 - they will be hosting its annual fall show and sale. Bring a food donation to the door to be entered for a prize draw for a painting.

  • November 9 (11:00am-4:00pm): Celebrations -  at Mona Lisa Artists' Materials (1518 7 St SW), Caprices Fine Arts presents a day of fine art and music at Mona Lisa's new art salon space. It will exhibit contemporary work, including painting, drawing, mixed media and photography. There will also be arts doing henna on-site.
  • November 10 (1:00pm-2:00pm): A Conversation with Quincy Troupe - at Central Library, join legendary NYC jazz poet Quincy Troupe for this special conversation at Central Library.
  • November 11 (10:00am): Remembrance Day at The Military Museums - at the Military Museums (4520 Crowchild Trail SW), check out the ceremonies going on. There will be Acts of Remembrance and Laying of Wreaths. You can also check out inside the military museums.Parking is very limited - it's best to park in and around the residential neighborhood and walk in.

PAID:

  • Calgary Farmyard (Formerly Calgary Corn Maze) -  a fun place to go for all, about 10 mins southeast of Calgary. For more information on what's going on each week: https://www.calgaryfarmyard.com/fall-season Admission: online: $14.95, gate: $16.95
  • November 5-10 (times vary): Calgary European Film Festival -  at Globe Cinema (617 8 Ave SW), there will be a variety of European Films at different venues to see! Admission: Prices vary - see link:
    https://calgaryeuropeanfilmfestival.ca/
  • November 6-10 (times vary): JazzYYC Canadian Jazz Festival - Immerse yourself in the diverse and dynamic world of jazz as the annual JazzYYC Canadian Jazz Festival returns for its sixth edition. You will hear from Montreal's Jazzlab Orchestra, to innovative quartets like NYC's Landline. Admission: varies, depending on venue. For more information: https://www.avenuecalgary.com/organizer/jazzyyc/
  • November 7-10 (times vary): Femme Wave - Calgary's feminist music and arts festival returns! Admission: prices vary, depending on venue. For more information: http://www.femmewave.com/
  • November 7 (7:30pm): The Vagina Monologues - at the University Theatre (230 University Ct. NW), The Women's Resource Centre presents the seventh annual production of Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues, which is a fictional narration that's based on interviews Ensler conducted with more than 200 women. This performance joins a global effort to stop violence against women and girls.  Admission: $15
  • November 10 (7:00pm): Andrea Petrity Trio CD Release- at King Eddy (438 9 Ave SE), celebrate the release of What if I from Calgary's Andrea Petrity Trio as they perform tracks from the album live. Admission: $20
  • November 11 (10:00am-5:00pm): Remembrance Day at Studio Bell - there will be special activities going on to honor our veterans. There will be a performance by the Southern Stardust Big Band, a 20-piece orchestra playing dance  music from the '40's golden era of big bands and more. Admission: $20.https://boxoffice.studiobell.ca/events/purchase%20general%20admission/2019-11-11_10.00/national%20music%20centre?back=2&area=a261d995-4d0d-e611-80d9-a0d3c1fbbce7&type=ga

 

Have a excellent week! 

Post date: 2019/10/24 - 12:13

Hi everyone,

Here are some ideas for outings and fun things for the week of October 28 to November 4:

Kevin's Poppy Sale is on October 30 and November 6, 11:00am-1:00pm at the CASS office. Come and get a handmade poppy to support our veterans. Each poppy is $3 each - $2 is donated to the Legion. :)

See attached for the schedules for Village Square Leisure Centre, Max Bell Arena and Inglewood Aquatic Centre.

FREE:

 

  • October 29 (6:00pm-8:00pm): Calgary Stampede Western Legacy Awards – at the BMO Centre, Stampede Park, the annual awards ceremony for individuals and organizations who represent the best in western hospitality, commitment to community takes place! This free event feature awards in the following categories: Youth, Innovation, Sustained Contribution (Group/Individual). Light appetizers will be served. Admission is free, but RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/calgary-stampede-2019-western-legacy-awards-tickets-74761905873?aff=ebdssbeac

  • October 31 (9:30am-11:30am): Disability Tax Credit & RDSPs - Join Momentum for a free information session to learn about disability tax credits, RDSP's, who is eligible, how to complete the forms and how to access resources for more information. Contact Anna Jordan to register - annaj@momentum.org

  • November 2 (10:00am-4:00pm): Calgary Creative Arts Guild Show and Sale - at the Montgomery Community Association, join more than 25 artists from the Calgary Creative Arts Guild for their bi-annual show and sale. Bring a food bank donation and enter to win a door and raffle prizes. Light refreshments will be provided.

  • November 2 (11:00am-4:00pm): The Little Vegan Night Market -  at Marda Loop Communities Association, there will be tons of vendors available.

  • November 2 (6:00pm-11:00pm): Dia De Muertos & Catrinas Showcase - At the Chinese Cultural Centre, Casa Mexico is hosting a massive celebration! There will be live music, Mexican food, art and craft vendors, a skull-paint workshop, a procession for the deceased and much more!

PAID:

  • Calgary Farmyard (Formerly Calgary Corn Maze) -  a fun place to go for all, about 10 mins southeast of Calgary. For more information on what's going on each week: https://www.calgaryfarmyard.com/fall-season Admission: online: $14.95, gate: $16.95
  • October 29 (7:00pm): Adrian Chalifour with Guests - At the Ironwood (1229 9 Ave SE), catch BC indie singer-songwriter Adrian Chalifour as he stops in Calgary. Admission: $15
  • October 30 (8:00pm): San Fermin – At Commonwealth Bar & Stage, see American indie collective San Fermin as they stop in Calgary to support their latest release, The Cormorant I. They are known for blending pop-minded melodies with avant-garde arrangements. Admission: $25
  • October 31 (8:00pm): Aries Spears - at the Laugh Shop at Hotel Blackfoot, go for a comedy show! Admission: $19.95-24.95
  • November 1 (10:00am-3:00pm): What's Up With Happy Hibernators - at Bow Habitat Station (1440 17A St SE), make sure you stop by the Bow Habitat Station's Discovery Centre to learn about the local creatures who hibernate during the long winters. Experts from the Alberta Community Bat Program and the Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation will be on-site to answer questions and help participants get hands-on with local species that hibernate through investigation stations. Admission: $10
  • November 1 (4:00pm-9:00pm) & November 2 (10:00am-6:00pm): Sublime - True Craft - at Memorial Park Library, there is a fall market that features only handpicked vendors of fine craft and artwork.
  • November 1 (5:30pm): The Dude Show Expo - At the Big Four Building, celebrate all things dude at this lifestyle expo and trade show. This event is held in support of the Movember Foundation. There will be vendors related to outdoor living, electronics and more. There will be some events like an ugly tattoo contest and video game tournament. Admission: $7-15
  • November 1 (6:00pm-9:00pm): Antique Central - The Destination Edition - At Knox United Church (506 4 St SW), see a spooky-season staple in spectacular fashion at this special screening of the 1925 silent horror film The Phantom of the Opera, complete with live organ accompaniment. Admission: $5-20November 2 - November 10 (times vary): Calgary European Film Festival -  at Globe Cinema (617 8 Ave SW), there will be a variety of European Films at different venues to see! Admission: Prices vary - see link: 
  • https://calgaryeuropeanfilmfestival.ca/
  • November 2 (8:00pm): S.C.R.E.A.M - At The New Gallery (208 Centre St. S), this artist-run centre specializing in contemporary work made with social and political art practices. This Halloween-themed fundraiser called S.C.R.E.A.M (spooky cash rules everything around me). Admission: $2
  • November 3 (2:30pm): Shine -  at Jack Singer Concert Hall, the Calgary Civic Symphony will launch its 2019-2020 season with a headlining appearance from acclaimed amateur pianist Dr. Thomas Yu. There will be a few different pianists playing at this event. Admission: $19-30.

Have a excellent week!

Post date: 2019/10/18 - 13:36

Hi everyone,

Here are some ideas for outings and fun things for the week of October 21 to 27:

Kevin's Poppy Sale is on October 23, 30 and November 6, 11:00am-1:00pm at the CASS office. Come and get a handmade poppy to support our veterans. Each poppy is $3 each - $2 is donated to the Legion. :)

FREE:

  • October 21 - 23 (11:00am-2:00pm): The Department of Art Print Sale – at the University of Calgary department of Art is holding a three-day flash sale of works by its members in the Art Building 621.
  • October 25 (7:00pm): Family Fun Night  - at Centre Street Church, this night is hosted by the Special Needs Ministry. This family fun night features an incredible group called Break the Barriers, in combination with a local worship band, Hope's Creed. They will show the power of inclusion as they perform gymnastics, dance, martial arts, stunts, music and more.
  • October 26 (9:00am-10:00am): Coffee Talk: The Wild Coasts of Canada with Scott Forsyth - At Art and Design Galleries (750 3 St SW), Art Space and Design Galleries will celebrate it's one year anniversary with a fundraiser in support of Indefinite Arts Centre, Canada's largest and oldest disability arts centre. Admission is free, but RSVP in advance. For more information: https://www.avenuecalgary.com/event/masquerade-gala-one-year-anniversary/

PAID:

  • Calgary Farmyard (Formerly Calgary Corn Maze) -  a fun place to go for all, about 10 mins southeast of Calgary. For more information on what's going on each week: https://www.calgaryfarmyard.com/fall-season Admission: online: $14.95, gate: $16.95
  • October 21 & 27 (7:30pm): Dirty Laundry Goes to Camp Episode 1: First Generation - At Lunchbox Theatre (160, 115 9 Ave SE), they have been offering up improvised, live soap operas to Calgarians for 20 years now. There will be plenty original drama and laughs. Admission: $10-16
  • October 22 (6:45pm): Calgary Spanish Film Festival –At Globe Cinema, there is the first ever Calgary Spanish Film Festival. Admission: $8-10
  • October 24 (7:30pm): Calgary New Music Festival - at multiple venues (see link for more details), listen to the new sounds and music from within Calgary and around the world during this festival dedicated to showcasing innovating creators and performers. For full schedule and to purchase tickets: http://neworkscalgary.com/
  • October 24 (8:00pm): Casey Corbin - at the Laugh Shop at Hotel Blackfoot, go for a comedy show! Admission: $12.95-19.95
  • October 25 (11:30pm-1:30pm): Girl Power Hour - at Telus Convention Centre, The Field of Girl Power Hour are hosting a fundraiser in support of the Lionheart Foundation in support of young women's mental health. Guests enjoy a reception and luncheon gala with MC Dave Kelly. The event is free, but it does require registration in advance. https://www.girlpowerhour2019.com/contact-us
  • October 25 (7:30pm): The Woman in Black - At Lantern Church (1401 10 Ave SE), something evil is lurking in the dark at Lantern Church. Based on the 1983 Susan Hill's novel, is the story of a lawyer who is convinced that he is cursed by the titular Woman in Black. Admission: $20-25
  • October 25 (7:30pm): Silent Movie: The Phantom of the Opera - At Knox United Church (506 4 St SW), see a spooky-season staple in spectacular fashion at this special screening of the 1925 silent horror film The Phantom of the Opera, complete with live organ accompaniment. Admission: $5-20
  • October 25 (9:30pm): Two Late To The Party -  at Koi (100, 1011 1 St SW), enjoy an evening of folk music from Calgary and beyond at Koi, headlined by Calgary duo Two Late To The Party. Admission: $10
  • October 28 (7:30pm): Calidore String Quartet - at Bella Concert Hall, experience the virtuosic playing of the New York based quartet. They have been noted for the excellence in the New York Times, Los Angeles times and Washington Post and have received several international awards. Admission: $10-30

Have a excellent week!

Post date: 2019/10/11 - 10:29

Hi everyone,

Here are some ideas for outings and fun things for the week of October 14 to 20:

FREE:

  • Jul 2-Oct 15: Farmers Market @ Triwood Community Association (2244 Chicoutimi Dr NW) 3-7pm. Runs every Tuesday throughout the summer.
  • October 14 - 20 (times vary - see link): The Imaginairium by Wordfest – a multiple venues, take in ten lively days of workshops, readings and performances as the Imaginairium by Wordfest returns with 76 artists at 56 events. There is a mixture of free and paid events on the site. Check it out: https://wordfest.com/

  • October 17 (7:00pm): ISA Third Thursdays - At Buchanan's Chop House & Whiskey Bar (738 3 Ave SW), the International Screenwriters Association has a new, monthly gathering taking place in Calgary. On third Thursday of every month, you can mix and mingle with screenwriters, enter to win door prizes and hear from special guests.

  • October 18 (5:00pm): Masquerade Gala: One Year Anniversary - At Art and Design Galleries (750 3 St SW), Art Space and Design Galleries will celebrate it's one year anniversary with a fundraiser in support of Indefinite Arts Centre, Canada's largest and oldest disability arts centre. Admission is free, but RSVP in advance. For more information: https://www.avenuecalgary.com/event/masquerade-gala-one-year-anniversary/

  • October 19 (10:00am-4:00pm): Beacon Original Art Annual Fall Show & Sale - Bridgeland-Riverside Association is hosting a traditional fall show and sale. You can park, attend and enter draws for free. There will be paintings, jewellery, glass, photography, ceramics, sculpture and textiles.

 

PAID:

  • Calgary Farmyard (Formerly Calgary Corn Maze) -  a fun place to go for all, about 10 mins southeast of Calgary. For more information on what's going on each week: https://www.calgaryfarmyard.com/fall-season Admission: online: $14.95, gate: $16.95
  • October 17 (8:00pm): K. Trevor Wilson – At the Laugh Shop at Hotel Blackfoot, this comedian has been on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Comedy Central's Roast Battle. Admission: $8-10
  • October 18-19 (varying times - see link): Calgary Tattoo and Arts Festival - At the BMO Centre, there will be over 450 local and international tattoo artists over the course of this 3 day festival. For more information: https://www.avenuecalgary.com/event/calgary-tattoo-and-arts-festival/2019-10-18/Admission: $25-50
  • October 15 (6:45pm): Calgary Spanish Film Festival – At Globe Cinema, there is the first ever Calgary Spanish Film Festival. Admission: $8-10
  • October 18 (7:00pm): Alberta Spotlight: Calvin Love  - at Studio Bell (850 4 St SE), lo-fi pop romantic Calvin Love will put his distinct strain of retro-futurism on full display as he performs as part of the Alberta Spotlight series at the National Music Centre. Admission: $10-15
  • October 18 (8:00pm): Adults Only Halloween Movie Night - Crossroads Community Association is hosting a spooky night of fun for adults. The main attraction is a screening of John Carpenter's iconic The Thing, but there will also be a cash concession, raffle draw and prize for best costume. Please bring your own chair or form of seating. Admission: $5-7
  • October 18 (8:00pm-9:00pm): Underground Improv -  At The Lab (922 9 Ave SE), Baby Tee Rex and Cracked Mirror demonstrate their own unique spin on the art and craft of improv theatre. . Admission: $8 (online)-10 (door) For tickets and more information: https://www.kinkonauts.com/event/underground-improv-2019-10-18/
  • October 19 (8:00pm): Nonsense & Sensibility with Squadball feat. Necessary Elvis - At The Rose Room (922 9 Ave SE), there will be a double feature improv night that will pay homage to Jane Austen and the wonderful world of friendship. Admission: $12-15
  • October 19 (9:00pm): Shred Kelly - At King Eddy (438 9 Ave SE), the closest genre you can label Shred Kelly is alternative folk music. Admission: $15-20
  • October 20 (9:30am-4:00pm): Calgary Music Collectors Show -  At Acadia Recreation Complex, all music enthusiasts will be happy! Browse 65 vendors, win door prizes, listen to DJs and have your records appraised for free. Admission: 5-10

 

Have a excellent week!