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Friday, May 27, 2016

: Sustainability for Breakfast: Adapting to climate change

St Patrick's Island (by East Village, Calgary, AB, Canada)
Calgary Sustainability for Breakfast — Networking Group
Friday, May 27 at 7:30 AM

This month’s Sustainability for Breakfast topic is adapting to climate change. After the 2013 floods we felt, first hand, the affects of extreme weat...

Price: 10.00 CAD

Saturday, May 28, 2016

: Calgary Friends of Medicare AGM with Brandy Payne

AUPE - Calgary Office
You're invited to join us for our Annual General Meeting!
Registration begins at 9:30 am.
Light lunch and refreshments provided.

Posted by Friends of Medicare.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

: Drawn to Change Book Launch - Calgary

Calgary Public Library
Canadian labour history and working-class struggles are brought to life in Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle, edited by the Graphic History Collective and Paul Buhle.
Posted by Graphic History Collective.

: Labouring Cowtown

Calgary Public Library
FREE PUBLIC EVENT
CELEBRATING ALBERTA'S LABOUR HISTORY
FEATURING
GORD CHRISTIE "MEMORIES OF 86"
MARIA DUNN PERFORMING "PACKINGTOWN"

Posted by AUPE 2019.

Cancelled: : The Pipeline Gridlock: GRANDMOTHERS HOLDING THE RED LINE!

CANCELLED UNTIL CONFERENCE IS REBOOKED BY THE IRC!!!
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE IRC ANNOUNCED THAT THEY HAVE POSTPONED THE PIPELINE GRIDLOCK CONFERENCE UNTIL THE FALL. THEREFORE OUR EVENT IS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!!!
Posted by Arlene Seegerts.

Monday, May 30, 2016

: Ask Her Volunteer Orientation

Central Library Downtown Calgary
Join us at the Central Library Meeting Room 1 for a volunteer orientation session in preparation for the Lilac Festival. We will discuss how to engage with festival go-ers and how we can make our volunteers feel comfortable. Light snacks will be provided. Please note that this event is open to everyone so please feel free to invite or bring along anyone who would be interested.

If you cannot make this session, there is a session on June 2 at the Saddletowne Library in the Genesis Centre.

Posted by Ask Her.

: Sustainability Walk and Talk in Nose hill park

Nose Hill Park (Shaganappi & Edgemont Blvd NW, Parking Lot, Calgary, AB, Canada T2P 1J9)
Calgary Sustainability Walk and Talk Meetup
Monday, May 30 at 7:00 PM

Let's meet at the parking lot of Edgemont Boulevard & Shaganappi. Please be prepared for the weather conditions and perhaps bring your water during th...

: Congress 2016 Special Screening

THE PLAZA THEATRE
We would like to welcome Congress 2016 attendees and the public to a special screening of the award-winning "Elder in the Making" in honour of the late Narcisse Blood who had worked with researchers, scientists, and museum curators across the country. Director Chris Hsiung and Co-Producer Cowboy Smithx will be in attendance to answer questions followed by an opportunity to socialize at a nearby pub (TBA). Thank you to the Canadian Historical Association for sponsoring this event!
Posted by Elder in the Making.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Cancelled: : Cancelled: Rally for Hope, Healing, and Resilience: GRANDMOTHERS HOLDING THE RED LINE!

Olympic Plaza
Join us in drawing a red line to protect Mother Earth for present and future generations! To close off The Pipeline Gridlock: GRANDMOTHERS HOLDING THE RED LINE!, we will be gathering at Olympic Plaza on Blackfoot Traditional & Treaty 7 Lands in downtown Calgary for a rally, concert, & potluck picnic.
Posted by Greenpeace Edmonton.

: Industry Night: City Night - How the Arts Support Our City and the City Supports Our Arts

Theatre Calgary
How does the city support our arts community? How do the arts in Calgary make our community a better place to live in? And what can we do to have a better understanding about how different departments at the city level make decisions about how our community is funded and promoted? Join us, as we speak with the leaders who make the big decisions about the arts in Calgary, and talk about their vision for Calgary’s cultural community.
Posted by Theatre Calgary.

to : The Pass System - Film + Q&A

Globe Cinema
Screening of THE PASS SYSTEM with Q&A following the film
Director Alex Williams in attendance

Tickets $10 at the door

Posted by Globe Cinema.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

: Sustainability Walk and Talk in Edworthy Park

Meet in front of Angel's Cappucino & Ice cream (4105 Montgomery View Northwest, Calgary, AB, Canada)
Calgary Sustainability Walk and Talk Meetup
Wednesday, June 1 at 12:00 PM

Let's meet in front of Angel's Cappuccino & Ice cream. Please be prepared for the weather conditions and perhaps bring your water during the walk. Loo...

Thursday, June 2, 2016

: REDx Talks: Truth, Reconciliation and the Future!

University of Calgary
Live at the brand new Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Calgary.

2 Full programs.

Posted by REDx Talks.

Friday, June 3, 2016

: The Right to Dream, Speak Out 18

artBOX on 17E
Join us for our 18th annual celebration "The Right to Dream- Speak Out 18"
There will be celebrations, food, workshops, artmaking, story telling and more to come!
Held at the Artbox 0n 17 E located in Forest Lawn, bus route 1.
Come and share your dreams! And make new ones!

Posted by Disability Action Hall.

Saturday, June 4, 2016

: Rise Up 2 Change

CommunityWise Resource Centre
Are you feeling forced to decide between rent and food?
Living from paycheque to paycheque?
Are you getting the runaround while seeking help for basic services?

Posted by Steve Loo.

: Fire the Ovens / Fire the Boss: Adapting San Francisco's famous worker-owned bakery/pizzerias to Calgary

Memorial Library
Featuring Arizmendi-founder Tim Huet (visiting from San Francisco), as well as bakers & co-op developers building Calgary's own The Grain Exchange.
Posted by The Grain Exchange Calgary Bakery Co-operative.

Sunday, June 5, 2016

: Fracking Moratorium: Lessons and Opportunities for Action

John Dutton Theatre
FRACKING MORATORIUM: Lessons and Opportunities for Action

Sunday June 5 - John Dutton Theatre in the Calgary Central Library

Posted by Eventbrite.

Monday, June 6, 2016

: National Commuter Challenge

Calgary New Urbanism & Sustainable Development Meetup
Monday, June 6 at 7:00 AM

Sign up your workplace and get co-workers to find a different way to get to work for a day, a week, or the rest of the summer. Walk, bike, take transi...

: Nature walk with Blackfoot Elder, Casey Eagle Speaker and artist, Katie Green

Fish Creek Provincial Park
Inform Calgary’s banner artwork by walking in nature with
Blackfoot Elder, Casey Eagle Speaker and artist, Katie Green

Posted by City of Calgary Arts and Culture.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

: The Syrian Conflict: An Overview

Parkdale United Church
Project Ploughshares AGM will take place from 7:00 - 7:15, followed by a talk and discussion with Dr. Mark Ayaash, a professor of Sociology at Mount Royal University and the new Director of the Peace Studies Initiative.
Posted by Project Ploughshares Calgary.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

: Beyond the Tap: Water Workshops and Networking Event

Hotel Arts
Join CAWST for an evening of interactive learning and networking about water and how it affects our lives. Come share what CAWST and solving water issues means to you for our "Drops of Change" mosaic photobooth.
Posted by CAWST.

Sunday, June 12, 2016

: Queer Zine Night!

Calgary School of Informal Education
Zine Night at Communitywise!

Run by local artists/activists Jace Autumn and Bree Gardner, this group is a biweekly anti-oppression zine creation night!

Posted by Calgary School of Informal Education.

Monday, June 13, 2016

: Navigating the SHIFT to a Sustainable Calgary

SAIT
Featuring: Forno Oven Pizza Dinner and Tour of the SAIT Culinary Gardens and Apiary!

Hosted by SAIT Green Building Technologies and the Federation of Calgary Communities!

Posted by Lisa M. Fox.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

: Monthly Calgary Renewable Energy Meetup

Tipperary's Pub (2002 - 16 Ave NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2M 0M1)
Calgary Renewable Energy Meetup
Saturday, June 18 at 11:00 AM

Monday, June 20, 2016

: Sharing Spaces, Sacred Places: Honouring National Aboriginal Day and World Refugee Day

CommunityWise Resource Centre
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary, CommunityWise, and the Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary are coming together to honor and celebrate National Aboriginal Day and World Refugee Day on June 20th, 2016. On this day we would like to come together as a community and acknowledge a universal human experience of sharing a sense of belonging and having a place to call home.
Posted by CommunityWise Resource Centre.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

: Aboriginal Awareness Month - Judge John Reilly

Greater Forest Lawn 55+ Society
12 Community Safety Initiative, Greater Forest Lawn 55+ Society and Red Time PodCast presents:
Aboriginal Awareness Month “Chapters & Chat” Book Club Launch

Posted by Aboriginal Pride with 12CSI.

: Green Drinks Meetup

Last Best Brewing & Distillery (607 11 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB, Canada)
Green Drinks Calgary
Tuesday, June 21 at 6:00 PM

Founded in 2003, Green Drinks Calgary is the largest environmental networking organization dedicated to unifying the sustainable community in Calgary....

Saturday, July 16, 2016

: Monthly Calgary Renewable Energy Meetup

Tipperary's Pub (2002 - 16 Ave NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2M 0M1)
Calgary Renewable Energy Meetup
Saturday, July 16 at 11:00 AM

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

: Green Drinks Meetup

Green Drinks Calgary
Tuesday, July 19 at 6:00 PM

Founded in 2003, Green Drinks Calgary is the largest environmental networking organization dedicated to unifying the sustainable community in Calgary....

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

: Calgary Green Energy meetup at Green Drinks

Calgary Renewable Energy Meetup
Tuesday, August 16 at 6:00 PM

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

: Calgary Green Energy meetup at Green Drinks

Calgary Renewable Energy Meetup
Tuesday, October 18 at 6:00 PM

Friday, November 18, 2016

: Storytelling for Social Good Unconference

Storytelling for Social Good YYC
Friday, November 18 at 9:00 AM

Full details to be announced. Save the date for the next exciting unconference. Looking forward to seeing you then. In the meantime, join the conver...