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Thursday, April 17, 2014

: Lunchtime Learning: conversation about Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation - implications for nonprofits

CommunityWise Resource Centre
One of our members recently attended an information session on Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation that will come into effect July 1, 2014. It will have an impact on the communications of nonprofits and charities. She would like to share some of her learnings with us!
Presented by CommunityWise Resource Centre.

: CALGARY:DistinguishedSpeakersSeries: Urban Informatics A New Tool For Addressing

Mac Hall Ballroom (3rd Floor MacEwan Student Centre, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada T2P 1J9)
"Citizens Advocating Use of Sustainable Energy" CAUSE_Online
Thursday, April 17 at 7:00 PM

For event details and to register, go to: Distinguished Speakers on Campus Series - Urban Informatics A New Tool ...

Saturday, April 19, 2014

: CALGARY: EcoHouse Tour with A Focus on Environmental Features

"Citizens Advocating Use of Sustainable Energy" CAUSE_Online
Saturday, April 19 at 1:00 PM

Apr. 19th, 1pm.-4p.m., Tour of Calgary EcoHouse With a Focus on Environmental Features. This tour is on a donation basis for Silk Road to Peace projec...

: CALGARY: Earth Day EcoEvening With Speakers

"Citizens Advocating Use of Sustainable Energy" CAUSE_Online
Saturday, April 19 at 5:30 PM

Apr. 19th, 5:30p.m.-9p.m.: Celebrate Earth Day at EcoEvening With Speakers If you can attend this event, please R.S.V.P. to Jorg Ostrowski at jdo@ecoB...

: Bicycle Day Potluck

1627 10 Ave SW
Come celebrate Bicycle Day this April 19th at the Sunalta Community Center - this is a free event.

We are happy to announce we have three local food sponsors that will be be supplying free food for guests of the event. The Pig and Duke, Sabroso's and the Tandoori Grill.

Presented by Cyclepalooza Calgary.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

: Earth Day Green Drinks!

Vagabond Brewery (1129 Olympic Way SE, on the corner of 12th Ave. & 4th St. SE, just north of Stampede Grounds, Calgary, AB, Canada T2G 0L4)
!!! Green Drinks Calgary !!!
Tuesday, April 22 at 5:00 PM

Fee: Price: CAD 2.00 suggested donation

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

: Calgary Earth Day Celebration with Dr David Suzuki!

Red And White Club
Celebrate Earth Week with Green Calgary and
Special Guest Dr David Suzuki!

April 23rd, 2014 | 5pm to 9pm

Presented by Green Calgary.

to : World Premiere of "My Family and Other Endangered Species"

Downstage proudly presents
the World Premiere of

written and performed by Ellen Close and Braden Griffiths

Presented by Downstage.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

: Poverty Talks "First" Annual Address: Of the Poor, By the Poor, For

Kerby Centre for the 55+
The first in a series of events hosted by Poverty Talks! and our partners. Includes presentations, a panel discussion, and break-out working groups to make sure the needs of those living in poverty can be accurately represented. Come join us for snacks and discussion and have your say as to what the solutions to poverty are, and help us determine our priorities For the coming year!

Membership in Poverty Talks not required. Forms for free membership will be made available at the meeting.

Presented by Poverty Talks!.

Friday, April 25, 2014

: Fostering Collaboration through the ABCs of Bees!

Catch and The oyster bar (100 8 Ave SE, Calgary, AB, T2G, Calgary, AB, Canada)
Calgary Sustainability for Breakfast — Networking Group
Friday, April 25 at 7:30 AM

Since 2010, Apiaries and Bees for Communities (A.B.C) has been motivated by the long-term vision of a better, brighter, and more sustainable urban lif...

Fee: Price: CAD 12.00 per person

: Why Planning is Killing Us, and Prototyping Will Save Us.

Calgary Petroleum Club (McMurray Room), 319 - 5 Avenue SW
A talk by Zaid Hassan, author of “The Social Labs Revolution: A new approach to solving our most complex challenges”.
Presented by imagineCalgary.

: Sharing Stories of Spirituality

Red Bush Tea and Coffee Company
Hello all,
sharing stories of spirituality has shaped up to be really awesome, we have three different speakers sharing on subjects from new spirituality to aboriginal creation stories.

Presented by Sharing Stories of Calgary.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

: Climb and Run for Wilderness

Base of the Calgary Tower (101 9 Ave SW, Calgary, AB, Calgary, AB, Canada)
Sierra Club Chinook Group
Saturday, April 26 at 8:00 AM

Celebrate Earth Day supporting our friends from the Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) at their annual Climb and Run for Wilderness at the Calgary T...

: Learn How to Support Victims of Family Violence and Abuse

Calgary Public Library, Saddletown Branch
A free community workshop on how you can support a victim of family violence and abuse.
Presented by Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter.

: Save Our Sharks event

CommunityWise Resource Centre
This event is created with the intention of bringing people of all backgrounds together to be inspired and take meaningful action to protect sharks.
Presented by Tahnee-Lee Burke.

: CALGARY:Presentation: Env. Sustainable Architecture of Ancient Inns of Silk Road

PF/Professional Faculties Building. Room 3257. U of Calgary (University of Calgary, 2800 University Way N.W., Calgary, AB, Canada)
"Citizens Advocating Use of Sustainable Energy" CAUSE_Online
Saturday, April 26 at 7:00 PM

In Celebration of Earth Day (this presentation is April 26th but Earth Day is April 22nd) & to Encourage Peace With Iran: Presentation on Environmen...

Thursday, May 1, 2014

: Calgary May Day Action & Gathering

Central Memorial Park, 4 Street at 12 Avenue SW; Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Celebrating May Day.

Rally followed by a meeting to share updates on local labour efforts and social causes.

Details forthcoming…

Presented by Grant Neufeld.

Sunday, May 4, 2014

: Human Voice Project 2014 Exhibit Launch

Endeavor Arts Gallery and Event Space, #200 1209 1 Street SW, Calgary, CA
Order tickets via Eventbrite:

Presented by Calgary Centre for Global Community.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

: Standing United: A night of comedy & solidarity against Enbridge Northern Gateway

Commonwealth Bar & Stage (731 10th Ave SW, Calgary)
Tickets available on EventBrite ( and at the door.
Presented by Nikki Skuce.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

: CommunityWise Annual General Meeting

CommunityWise Resource Centre, 223 - 12 Avenue SW
The meeting will take place from 6-8pm, with socializing and music until 9pm. We will be filling four board positions!
Presented by CommunityWise Resource Centre.

Friday, May 9, 2014

: CALGARY: Thought Leaders Forum: Economic Development, Job Creation & Clean Renew

"Citizens Advocating Use of Sustainable Energy" CAUSE_Online
Friday, May 9 at 8:00 AM

Thought Leaders Forum: Economic Development, Job Creation & Clean Renewable Energy University of Calgary Friday, 9 May 2014 from 8:20 AM to 2:30 PM (M...

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

: Burnout Prevention League - May

CommunityWise Resource Centre
Join in the next meeting of the Burnout Prevention League! Bring your lunch, breakfast, coffee, snack etc. and come hang out with others seeking a little down time. This is a low key, come-as-you-are kind of thing.

All welcome!

Wednesday, May 14, 12:30pm
CommunityWise Common Room

Presented by CommunityWise Resource Centre.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

: Reproductive Justice Community Building

Higher Ground
Calgary Social Workers for Social Justice is hosting a screening of After Tiller.

Let's meet up beforehand at Higher Ground and meet, chat and make some community and then we can walk across the street to see the film!

Presented by Amanda Whitten.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

: Sustainability Book Club May

Pages Bookstore Kensington (1135 Kensington Road NW , Calgary, AB, Canada)
Sierra Club Chinook Group
Wednesday, May 21 at 6:00 PM

Consumed: Food for a Finite Planet by Sarah Elton What happens on this planet over the next four decades has the potential to fundamentally alter lif...

Saturday, May 24, 2014

: Peaceful Parenting & Violent Toy Trade-In

Parkdale United Church, Auditorium
A Special Event for Parents and Children (ages ~ 2 - 8)

Parents will be immersed in a positive parenting climate while creating a new toy with their child, and discussing the ‘how’ of peaceful parenting with specialists.

Presented by Project Ploughshares Calgary.

: March Against Monsanto, Calgary

Calgary City Hall
Details forthcoming...

A Calgary event in conjunction with the international call to action against Monsanto.

Please post on the wall here, or in the Calgary GMO Awareness group, ( ) if you want to participate in the planning for this action.

Presented by Grant Neufeld.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

to : New Ecology Retreat

219 19 Avenue Southwest, Calgary, AB T2S, Canada
Book on Uniiverse:

Do you ever wonder what your core values are and how they impact the world?

Presented by Calgary Centre for Global Community.

Friday, May 30, 2014

: Right to Play 4 Everyone - Speak Out 2014

Eau Claire Market
Many of us have been stuck in our houses way too long! Help us celebrate spring, national access awareness week by Join us for the Right to Play is 4 Everyone at Eau Claire Market! We are looking for community partners who want to create fun, and opportunity to meet each other and enjoy a day of leisure and play! Please contact us for more information and lets enjoy outside!!! More information to come!
Presented by Disability Action Hall.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

: War Does Not Define Us - Beyond the Centenary Celebrations

Parkdale United Church. Conference Room
Presented by Project Ploughshares Calgary.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

: anti-crunch anarcha brunch

CommunityWise Resource Centre
come eat rad food and support the 2014 Calgary Anarchist Bookfair at the anti-crunch anarcha-brunch (ACAB)! anti-capitalist, anti-consumerist, anti-hierarchical, pro-delicious super anarchy fundraiser fun times!
Presented by Calgary Anarchist Bookfair.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

: Teaching for Local & Global Justice

Parkdale United Church Auditorium

Project Ploughshares Calgary proudly presents two of the superstars in the field of peace and justice education!

Presented by Project Ploughshares Calgary.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

to : Calgary Anarchist Bookfair 2014

CommunityWise Resource Centre
it's the 10th Calgary Anarchist Bookfair! hurrah!

held on Blackfoot territory, tentative dates and location of July 5-6, 2014 at CommunityWise Resource Centre

Presented by Calgary Anarchist Bookfair.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

: Cracks in the Pavement: Placemaking & Remaking the Modern City with Mark Lakeman

A Public Lecture about the benefits of Placemaking by Mark Lakeman - the co-founder of The City Repair Project in Portland.
Presented by Great Public Spaces.

Friday, October 31, 2014

to : Social Spaces Summit 2014

Various locations around Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Please save the dates for the 2014 Social Spaces Summit.

Details forthcoming…

Presented by Social Spaces Summit 2014.