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April 22-28 events and activities

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Hi Everyone,

The Cerebral Palsy Association of Alberta has opened registration for their summer programs, including art, music, gardening and more. Please see https://www.cpalberta.com/calgary-programs/ for more info and to register.

The International Jazz Days Festival is running from April 24-30 this year, with free live music each day throughout the city. There are some paid shows, as well. Find out more at https://www.jazzyyc.com/international-jazz-days/ or check out the attached schedule.

The Calgary Comic Expo is also happening from April 25-28, featuring the cast of Back to the Future! You can find the Expo’s accessibility policy at https://www.calgaryexpo.com/en/plan-your-visit/accessibility.html and all other info about the event through that site as well.

 

FREE:

Apr 22: Seed Saving 101 @ Community Natural Foods (1304 10 Ave SW) 7-8:30pm. Learn how to save seeds from your garden to use next year.

Apr 24: Demystifying Basic Income @ CommunityWise Resource Centre (223 12 Ave SW) 6:30pm. If you want to know more about what basic income means, and could mean for you, this is a great workshop. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

Apr 26: Parade of Wonders @ 8 St & Stephen Ave, to Olympic Plaza. Starts at 10:30am, as part of the Calgary Comic Expo. All parade participants must be in full costume, spectators are very welcome though! For more info and to register as a participant, go to https://www.calgaryexpo.com/en/attractions/pow-parade-of-wonders.html

Apr 26-29: Calgary City Nature Challenge @ everywhere within city limits. Take photos and upload them to www.iNaturalist.ca , then from Apr 30-May 5, explore www.iNaturalist.ca  to identify the photos taken from around the city. All info can be found at http://citynatureyyc.ca/participate/

Apr 27: Community Breakfast @ Inside Out Theatre community space, Eau Claire Mall (200 Barclay Parade SW) 10 am-1pm. This free waffle breakfast is open to anyone, and geared towards finding out what programs people want to see from Inside Out Theatre. Go to http://www.insideouttheatre.com/community-events to find out more or to reserve your breakfast spot.

Apr 27: Spring arts & crafts sale @ Scenic Acres Community Centre (8825 Scurfield Dr NW) 9am-2pm. Local artisan and crafter booths, with a raffle in support of the Calgary Humane Society. http://scenicacresca.ca/events/spring-arts-and-crafts-sale/ has all of the info.

Apr 27: Ramadan & Eid Bazaar @ Forest Heights Community Association (4909 Forego Ave SE) 10am-4pm. Food, festive decorations, and lots more.

Apr 27: Experience the Reservoir @ South Glenmore Park (9035 24 St SW) 1-4pm. this is an all-ages scavenger hunt to help you get to know the reservoir area better.

PAID:

Apr 22: Community Yoga with Tawfiq @ Sunalta Community Hall (1627 10 Ave SW) 5:45-6:45 pm. Admission by donation.

Apr 23: Engaging with Elders @ CommunityWise Resource Centre (223 12 Ave SW) 6pm. This event is the first in a monthly series of Elder Circles. This month is a gathering with Helmer Twoyoungmen of the Stoney Nakota Nation, who will be sharing Indigenous stories and wisdom. Suggested donation of $15 goes toward the Elder who is sharing each month.

Apr 23: Survival Plant Walk @ Pearce Estate Park (1440 17A St SE) 10am-Noon. Learn about the edible, medicinal and practical plants that grow all around us. Suggested donation of $10-20 per person, but no one is turned away. Learn more at https://www.wisewoodapothecary.com/survival-plant-walks

Apr 27: MOSAIC Family Eid Mela @ Falconridge Castleridge Community Association (95 Falshire Dr NE) Admission is $2, tons of stalls with food, activities, games and shopping heading up to Ramadan.

Apr 26& 27: Ujamaa Grandma’s Fabric and Yarn Sale @Woodcliff United Church (5010 Spruce Drive SW) 10am-7pm both days. Admission is $2. This annual sale is HUGE and you can find amazing deals on all sorts of fibre craft supplies.

Apr 27 & 28: Calgary Pet Expo @ Spruce Meadows, $10 at the door, $8 in advance from http://calgarypetexpo.com/ pets, products, and entertainment for all types of animal friends.

Apr 27 & 28: Spring Food Truck Frenzy @ C-Square, East village (7 Ave & 4 St SE) 11am-7pm. $5 admission for the weekend, plus the cost of food you want to try, free entry for seniors. There will be live music and DJs for entertainment.

 

 

 

 

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