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Saturday, April 18, 2015

: Re-Localize FAIR (and Workshops)

Bridgeland Riverside Community Association
C$, REAP, the Arusha Centre, and Thrive present
the Down to Earth Week's

Saturday April 18th, 2015 at 12pm

Posted by Calgary Dollars.

: STOP BILL C-51 [Calgary] - United We Stand, Canada-Wide Rally

Calgary City Hall
11AM Organizers to arrive
12PM Volunteers to arrive
12:30 - 1PM Mingle, get together

Posted by Melissa Paquette.

: How to Engage in the Local Economy with Calgary Dollars

Bridgeland Riverside Community Association
What is a real social enterprise? Calgary Dollars has operated since 1996 in Calgary as a City of Calgary program and been part of a global movement to re-imagine the economy. Come see how you fit!

Register at:

Posted by Gerald Wheatley.

: Call-Out for Workshops for Re-Localize Fair!

Calgary, Alberta
Proposal and Application process for this event is now over. We are in the process of going through the amazing plans sent to us, and we will post on the main event group once we have a finalized list!
Posted by Calgary Dollars.

: We Are Cities Mobilization

Bridgeland Riverside Community Association
Learn new ways to host a roundtable to collect community input. The Alberta election is here so help determine the important issues and join a nation-wide movement advocating for great municipal initiatives.

Hosted by Gerald Wheatley from the Arusha Centre

Posted by Arusha Centre.

: SCREENING OF THE MOVIE : The Punk Syndrome @ Communitywise

CommunityWise Resource Centre

Moved to CommunityWise ResourceCentre

The Punk Syndrome is a film about Finland’s most kick-ass punk rock band, Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät. The band members, Pertti, Kari, Toni and Sami, are mentally handicapped and they play their music with a lot of attitude and pride.

Posted by Liam O'Neill Gordon.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

: Brunch & Conversation with Michael Shuman

Hotel Arts
Is your foundation’s investing strategy undermining your philanthropic efforts?

Join Dexterity Ventures in a conversation with economist, lawyer, and the author of Local Dollars Local Sense, Michael Shuman, on how investing in companies that align with your charitable goals can grow your assets.

Posted by REAP Business Association.

Monday, April 20, 2015

: Justice And Peace For Anthony

334 11 Avenue SE T2G 0Y2
Please visit:
for details as this description is basic in detail.

Posted by Anonymous Calgary\, Canada.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

: Forced: A documentary on Forced Marriages

Calgary Immigrant Women's Association
Please join us for lunch Tuesday, April 21st at the John Dutton Theatre at the Central Public Library for a free screening of FORCED, a documentary on forced marriages. The documentary is created by Calgary's Iman Bukhari and examines this modern day society's form of slavery: its history, the emotional devastation for the victim and the point of view of a mother who forced her daughter into marriage.
Posted by Calgary Immigrant Women's Association.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

: Earth Day

Planting 15 trees!

2 options!

Posted by Melissa Paquette.

: A Date with Death: A film & conversation series (Part 1)

Calgary, Alberta
A Date with Death: Film and conversation series
** Part 1: April 22nd **

A Will for the Woods

This moving documentary about conservation burial, shows how a group of friends can create beauty and healing - for themselves and their community - even during a death.

Posted by Sarah Kerr\, Death Midwife.

Friday, April 24, 2015

to : The City of Calgary Hackathon

The City of Calgary
This collaborative weekend event fosters creativity and development of innovative app and web solutions for the Calgary community using The City’s Open Data Catalogue.

Tickets are $50 and include meals, snacks, and an unlimited supply of coffee. Prizes include over $1,500 for first place, plus additional cash prizes for first and second runners up.

Space is limited. Register by April 23 by visiting

Posted by The City of Calgary.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

: Peacing It Together: Calgary Youth Speak Up

St. David's United Church Calgary
Come out and enjoy a day of sharing, theatre, and creating a new initiative that will help in building a peaceful community!
Posted by Project Ploughshares Calgary.

: Storytelling for Social Good YYC unconference - Register in Eventbrite :)

Mount Royal University
Register in Eventbrite to save your spot - early bird rates in effect til next Thursday, April 2nd

Posted by Alex S Kelly.

: March Against Monsanto - Global Against Chemicals and GE

City Hall C-Train StatIon
More details to come - as of now see who is all participating! This will be a big move for humanity to be heard!
Posted by March Against Monsanto Calgary.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

: Calgary March for Climate Action Now

Calgary, Alberta
Gather at City Hall, 800 Macleod Trail SE, 1:30 pm

Photo-ops, 1:45 pm

March to Eau Claire Plaza, off of 2nd St. and 2nd Ave. SW, 2:00 pm

Posted by Calgary Climate Action Network.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

: Day of Mourning

Calgary City Hall
Wreath Laying Ceremony and Memorial Service at the Workers Memorial at Edward Place Park -- 9th Ave and Macleod Trail S.E.
Posted by Alex Shevalier.

Friday, May 1, 2015

: May Day - Calgary Rally

Central Memorial Park, 4 Street at 12 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Followed by a potluck gathering at CommunityWise (a block east at 223 - 12 Avenue SW) from 6-8pm.

Marking International Workers Day, we will be gathering to make a stand together for workers’ rights, students’ rights, and human rights across the board, and to oppose the austerity agenda of the various governments in Canada.

More details to come…

Potluck Gathering details:

Posted by Grant Neufeld.

: May Day - Calgary Potluck Gathering

CommunityWise Resource Centre
Following the rally, we’ll be gathering in the big common room at CommunityWise, for a potluck and discussion.
Posted by Grant Neufeld.

Saturday, May 2, 2015

to : unchARTed: Youth ARTivism Laboratory

Calgary, Alberta
unchARTed: Youth ARTivist Laboratory is a multi-art disciplinary event where youth will explore, create and discover new and inventive ways to use art as a tool for social change in their schools, communities and city.
Posted by Antyx Community Arts.

: MAM Monthly Meeting

Midtown Co-Op
This needs to end on time as there's a rally at 3PM i'm sure we will all join in :)
Posted by Melissa Paquette.

: A Walk on the Green Side (Jane's Walk)

Christ Church Anglican Church, 3602 8 Street SW
Breathtaking views. Fascinating history. A vision for the future. Join Evan and community leaders on what may soon become Calgary's "Greenway".

More information:

Posted by Evan Woolley.

Sunday, May 3, 2015


Tomkin Park 17 Ave & 8 St SW Calgary
Just look for the green domed gazebo
Posted by Eliah Bailey.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

: International Day Of the Midwife Celebration-2015

Mount Royal University
Please join us in honouring our midwives and their contribution to family centered care.
Room EA1031, Mount Royal University

Posted by Birth Unlimited.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

: Salon Evening: Making Sense of Social Impact

Café Blanca
“Impact” has become a buzzword among social enterprises, nonprofits, investors and donors alike. But what does impact really mean? Is it just the number of lives impacted? Or is it how much and how people’s lives improve?
Posted by Calgary+Acumen.

: Food and the City

John Dutton Theatre
Join food policy expert, Wayne Roberts, as he examines the critical role healthy food and sustainable food policy plays in building resilient communities and a vibrant Calgary.
Posted by Calgary EATS.

Friday, May 8, 2015


in the old white church with graffitti on it address: 240 15 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2R 0P7
Sat May 9 2015 10-4pm teaching
4-430 showing of film BEYOND SURVIVAL produced by Cat Leavett and Susan Brandt

Posted by Susan Brandt.

Saturday, May 9, 2015


Riley Park
Alright this event will definitely be just getting together and talking about what's happening next!
What events do we have, what can we do to help and just chill in the sun with some good people :)

We will talk about Calgary Activists Unite for a 2016 event. I really wanted to get tables and the whole deal, however I'm spread-out pretty thin with all these other events and demonstrations happening at the moment :D

Posted by Melissa Paquette.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

: Right 2 Love Meeting

Calgary Sexual Health Centre
Posted by Right To Love Group.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

: Calgary EATS! Connecting the Local Food System

Parkdale Community Association
This Calgary EATS! 4th annual event is a unique opportunity to meet local food champions from across the regional food system in Calgary. Through a speed dating-style tour, you’ll have the opportunity to talk with the people who grow your food through to the waste recovery experts who compost the leftovers.
Posted by Calgary EATS.

: "A Special Hell: Institutional Life in Alberta's Eugenics Years" by Claudia Malacrida, Ph.D.

Cardel Theatre, 180 Quarry Park Blvd SE
"A Special Hell" is important reading for families affected by developmental disability and those in the sector. Claudia Malacrida, Ph.D. has chronicled a provocative, timely and important history of Alberta by looking at the Michener Centre in Red Deer. The Calgary book launch is a free event where Dr. Malacrida will discuss her book and we'll continue a discussion about the current issues in de-institutionalization and community living.

Saturday, May 23, 2015


Afro Top Lounge & Bar
The Fire Within poetry book will be available in English and Thok Naath a South Sudanese indigenous language. I choose to have the book in both languages to celebrate the legacies and impact both languages have on me. Both languages have deeply influenced my life and my perspective in the world. The poems cover various topics such as feminism, poverty, war, education, sexual violence, respect, hair and even education. Each poem has it’s own flare. Taking the reader into a different world at the moment.
Posted by Nyabuoy Gatbel.

: March Against Monsanto Global Event - Calgary Chapter

Calgary City Hall

How? By liaising like-minded established local organisations and promoting their mission. That is our platform this year, this is what creates change. By choosing local and taking away money from these corporations!

Posted by March Against Monsanto Calgary.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

: TINY BEAST COLLECTIVE : PRESENTS : Wake Up! A profile of Positive Force DC (1991) + Positive Force More than a Witness ( 2014)

CommunityWise Resource Centre
Punk activist collective Positive Force DC emerged in 1985, rising from the creative, politically charged ferment of DC punk’s Revolution Summer. Born in a dynamic local scene sparked by Bad Brains, Minor Threat, and Rites of Spring, a handful of young activists also drew inspiration from UK anarcho-punks Crass and the original “Positive Force” band Seven Seconds to become one of the most long-lasting and influential exponents of punk politics.
Posted by Liam O'Neill Gordon.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

to : Eat, Cook, Grow- Speak Out 16

Twin Views Communal Garden
We will be celebrating the growth of food at Twin Views Communal Garden located at 3425, 26 Avenue SE (close to bus route 26 Dover and 1 block West of Route 72/73 and 57.
Posted by Disability Action Hall.

Saturday, June 6, 2015

: Empty the tanks Calgary 2015

Hey everyone its that time of year world wide where we can raise our voice for those have dont have one. Please join me to raise awareness on captivity and seaworld along with other aquariums.
Posted by Ashton Baxdime Lorieau.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

: TBP Spring FUNdraiser JUNE 2015

Montgomery Community Hall
Saturday Jun 13th, 2015. We hope you can be a part of another wonderful evening, supporting our efforts to build an elementary school in the remote coastal mountains of Oaxaca, Mexico. We are sooooo close, and we have sooooo much to share with you all. Please do join us!
Posted by Michael Richards.

Friday, September 25, 2015

to : 269life - Respect Life Event

☆Time and place still being determined.
Join the 269Life Animal Liberation Movement for this global event, taking place on the 26th of September 2015. The event will be hosted across the globe in more than 20 countries. The purpose of this event is to promote the ethos of the 269 movement – which is to bring animal liberation to the forefront of human consciousness and commit to do our part in bringing an end to the animal holocaust. We also wish to raise awareness about veganism, and all its benefits.

Posted by Tahnee-Lee Burke.

Friday, October 2, 2015

to : Social Spaces Summit 2015

Various locations around Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Important Notice: The Social Spaces Summit 2014 has been postponed to 2015 - dates TBD

In order to create space for building partnerships and allow for more people to sign up to teach workshops, skill shares, and facilitate community discussions, we are postponing the Social Spaces Summit.

Posted by Social Spaces Summit Calgary.