Events: Upcoming

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Saturday, August 23, 2014

: Calgary Rally to support Ferguson and justice for Mike Brown

Calgary City Hall
Enough is enough! Let's rally to show our support for Ferguson and for justice for Mike Brown and his family! Let's stand up and say NO to racism, NO to police brutality and YES for equality.
Presented by Cassandra Biggz Bullis.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

: Outspoken: Calgary Outlink's LGBTQ* Library Re-Launch

Calgary OutLink
Calgary Outlink is re-launching it's LGBTQ* Library with a kick-off event: visit the library, $2 used LGBTQ* book sale, and spoken word performances by aspiring Calgary LGBTQ* authors, including Dale Lee Kwong contributor to "A Family By Any Other Name: Exploring Queer Relationships" (2014) and a feature performance by Beyond Borders - a group of people who are LGBTQ* immigrants, refugees and newcomers - entitled "Queer Society around the world: past, present and future".
Presented by Calgary OutLink.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

: Gay History Walk & Reception

Memorial Park Library
Returning by popular demand, the Calgary Gay History Walk was developed by the Calgary Queer History Project and Calgary Outlink, and will take participants on a walking tour through downtown, while learning much of the gay history and significant locations throughout the city.
Presented by Calgary OutLink.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

to : Unleashing Local Capital Webinar
Communities across Alberta are pooling their savings, mobilizing their social capital, rolling up their sleeves and putting their heads together, to finance local business development. This has led to the creation of better jobs, new businesses, and an overwhelming sense of community pride.
Presented by Alberta Community and Co-operative Association.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

: Annual Calgary Dyke & Trans* March 2014

24 Avenue & 2 Street SW and Rouleauville Square 197 17th Ave SW
The Calgary Dyke March and Calgary Outlink are partnering to organize the first ever Calgary Dyke and Trans* March during Pride celebrations in 2014. Calgary's Trans* community is under represented in Calgary's Pride celebrations (hence the need for the Calgary Dyke and Trans* March) and is among the most marginalized group in mainstream society as well as in the queer community. The Calgary Dyke and Trans* March will raise awareness and celebrate these unique identities.
Presented by Calgary Dyke March.

: The Third Annual Possibilities BiBQ

Central Memorial Park
The THIRD Annual Possibilities Bi-BQ is an all-ages official Pride event. It takes place on August 30, 2014 from 4pm-8pm at Central Memorial Park in downtown Calgary, and will feature:
Presented by Possibilities Calgary Bisexual + Pansexual Community.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

: Pride & Patio: A Parade Day Brunch hosted by Calgary Outlink

Thomsons Restaurant
Calgary Outlink is pleased to invite you to a Pride Parade brunch Sunday, August 31st at 10:30am!

First come, first serve will indulge in amazing food, drinks, prizes, and a friendly atmosphere with top notch parade seating on the Thomsons Restaurant patio at the official pride hotel, Hyatt Regency, 700 Centre Street SE.

Presented by Calgary OutLink.

: March with Calgary Outlink in the 2014 Pride Parade

Olympic Plaza/City Hall (C-Train)
Show your pride this year with Calgary Outlink in the 2014 Pride Parade on Sunday, August 31st. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to march with us in solidarity. If you've never been in the pride parade before, you will feel great, and well... proud... for being part of something meaningful. LGBTQ* folks and our wonderful allies are all welcome! No previous experience necessary. :-)
Presented by Dean E Sanchez.


Tompkins Park
Each year from September 1 to around the end of March, hundreds of dolphins are slaughtered in Japan. Fishermen round them up using sound barriers to disorient and herd the frantic pods out of their normal migrations into hidden lagoons like the one featured in The Cove.
Presented by Tahnee-Lee Burke.

Friday, September 5, 2014

to : Worldviews Kick-off Fundraising Party

Save the date! We're throwing an amazing party to kick off the Worldviews Project Canadian Tour! Expect to eat mouth watering food, bid on beautiful art and meet fantastic people! Bring a friend or three to learn more about our 13 part web series and plans to work with schools, meet inspiring Canadians and visit every province and territory as we explore Canadian identity and the power of positive news as a way to promote positive mental health. Location to be announced soon.
Presented by Kate Mc.

: Calgary Gaza Public Forum

University of Calgary (Room TBA)
Calgary Gaza Townhall Meeting
Friday Sept 5, 6-8pm
Location: University of Calgary (Room TBA)

We have rallied our support and now we will be hosting a public forum to update you on what we have been doing for peace in Palestine and where we are going from here on.

Presented by Saima Jamal.

Friday, September 19, 2014

: Take Back the Night - Calgary 2014

Connaught Park (11 St & 14 Ave SW)
Take Back the Night is an annual event to raise awareness about violence against women. It begins with a rally featuring local speakers and performers. Then participants march through the streets, which symbolizes a woman's right to walk at night without fearing for her safety. The event wraps up with a speak-out where participants may share their own experiences with violence or abuse.
Presented by Take Back the Night Calgary.

Friday, October 17, 2014

to : Social Spaces Summit 2014

Various locations around Calgary, Alberta, Canada
The Social Spaces Summit is a forum where organizers of social spaces can come together to share skills, discuss big issues and make connections that will strengthen our movements, communities, and spaces.
Presented by Social Spaces Summit 2014.

Friday, March 13, 2015

to : 8th Fire Gathering

MacEwan Conference and Event Centre
The Prophecy of the 8th Fire:
“They will come to a fork in the road. One road will lead to Materialism and Destruction.....for almost all living creatures....The other road will lead to a Spiritual Way upon which the Native People will be standing...This path will lead to the lighting of the 8th fire, a period of eternal peace, harmony and a "New Earth" where the destruction of the past will be healed.”

Presented by Chantal Stormsong Chagnon.