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Saturday, March 7, 2015

: Questions for Our Education Minister

Marda Loop Communities Association (MLCA)
Ask Minister Dirks in Person about our schools and Alberta's Education Plan. He will be at this open house to take all of our questions
Presented by Rachel McDougall Sutherland.

: PASKAPALOOZA

Bowness Community Center , 7904 - 43rd Avenue, NW, Calgary.
Join us for a fun high energy evening of live entertainment. Bring the whole family to hear the beat of the Kutumba Marimba Group and the afro infused music of the One World Drum Band followed by the high energy kick your feet up dance music of Bowriver Band.
Presented by Cindy Winther.

Sunday, March 8, 2015

: Calgary International Women's Day 2015

Cardel Place
Equality for Women is Progress for all
Make it happen

Come and celebrate women at Calgary's International Women's Day 2015 event!

Featuring performances by Urban Curvz Theatre, Circles of Rhythm, and more!

March 8th
11:30am - 12:30pm

Family friendly programming including interactive games, info tables and photobooths at the following libraries:

Country Hills Library
Saddletowne Library
Fish Creek Library
Signal Hill Library

Presented by International Women's Day Calgary.

: Animal Rights Meeting

Who would be interested in getting together to help create a more organized system for animal rights in Calgary and Surrounding area.
We are looking for anyone who has a love for animals and wants to make a difference.
Join Us! :)

Coop meeting room
North Hill Centre
540-16 Ave NE
Calgary, AB T2E 1K4

Presented by Alexis Sourasky.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

: SAMRU Presents: The New World Disorder – a lecture by Gwynne Dyer

Students' Association of Mount Royal University (SAMRU)
SAMRU Presents: The New World Disorder – a lecture by Gwynne Dyer
Date: Wednesday, March 11
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Presented by Students' Association of Mount Royal University (SAMRU).

: Women and Peacebuilding: Organizing for Social Change

Parkdale United Church
Ronnie Joy Leah, PhD., Women in Black, Social Activist,
Community Organizer & Devan Kublik, Women4Women Afghanistan, Calgary Chapter Chair will address the following topics:

~ What generates effective peacebuilding
~ Women organizing for social change
~ Challenges faced in their peace work

Join us for this important and informative discussion!

Presented by Project Ploughshares Calgary.

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.

: Hungry4Change Hunger Banquet

That Empty Space, MacEwan Hall, University of Calgary
Oxfam Canada’s Hunger Banquet is a powerful event that brings to life the inequalities in our world and challenges us — as the more economically fortunate — to realize how our decisions affect others in the world. Few leave an Oxfam Hunger Banquet with full stomachs, but all leave filled with a greater understanding of the problems of global hunger and poverty and the motivation to do something about it.
Presented by Oxfam at the University of Calgary.

: Screening of The Mask You Live In

Globe Cinema
My place of work (The Calgary Sexual Health Centre) is hosting a screening of the exciting new documentary The Mask You Live In on Friday March 13th at The Globe Cinema. This documentary is from the makers of Miss Representation and is a compelling exploration of modern masculinity. This film captures the essence of the work I do in the WiseGuyz program, and all proceeds will go to supporting the WiseGuyz program.
Please join us!
Tickets are $20 at the door.

Presented by Blake Gordon Thomas.

Saturday, March 14, 2015

: Bill C-51 Protest March

Calgary
We want to end the protest march at City Hall, but I'd like to have a circuit around the down town area. Yes, I'm aware its a Saturday, but there will still be some people around and we'll have the opportunity to distribute pamphlets, flyers and the like.

Circuit suggestions are welcome

Presented by Steve Mustafa.

: Condemning & Confronting Terrorism: Panel Discussion on Bill C-51

95 Falshire Drive NE, Calgary, AB T3J 1P7, Canada
Who:

- Stephen Garvey -DAPC Federal Candidate Calgary-Skyview
- Brian Seaman- human rights/civil liberties consultant

Presented by Ilm Intensive.

: 8th Fire Gala Dinner

The MacEwan Hall Ballroom
A feast for the senses, featuring:
- Grand Chief Darek Nepinak, Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs
- Tantoo Cardinal, Acclaimed Award Winning Actress

Presented by 8th Fire Gathering.

Monday, March 16, 2015

: Stepping Up Community Fair

Students' Association of Mount Royal University (SAMRU)
Stepping Up Community Fair
March 16, 2015
Main Street MRU
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The Stepping Up Community Fair will showcase student projects for preventing intimate partner violence and raising awareness about healthy relationships on campus. It will also include booths from campus and community services related to violence prevention and healthy relationships.

Presented by Students' Association of Mount Royal University (SAMRU).

Saturday, March 21, 2015

: 2015 Calgary Seedy Saturday

Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Association
Please invite your friends and family down to this fun event!

The event will have displays by:
• Local seed savers,

Presented by Calgary Seedy Saturday.

: 8th Annual Anti-Racist Rally

Calgary City Hall
Anti-Racist Action Calgary is happy to announce that they will be holding their 8th Annual Anti-Racist Rally at City Hall on Saturday March 21, 2015, from 11am to 12pm.
Presented by Jason Devine.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

: ATL/MAM meeting

Midtown Co-Op
Awaken The Light
Garbage Clean Ups
Funding for Humanity May 24

March Against Monsanto Calgary
Demonstrations
Global March - Roles, what is left to prepare
Preparation meeting April 4th

Calgary Activists Unite April 19
Earth Day April 22
GE Global March April 25

Presented by Melissa Paquette.

Monday, March 23, 2015

: Bee Tour - Sierra Club Event

Alberta Wilderness Association
The event will be in the form of a public meeting to increase the conversation on pollinator health, pesticide use, and environmental protection, by getting various groups involved, such as beekeepers, farmers and environmental advocates, as well as concerned citizens who would like to further learn about the issues and how they can help.
Presented by Melissa Paquette.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

to : Gideon Levy, Israeli Human Rights Journalist - in Calgary

Calgary
Please join us in Calgary for a talk by renowned Israeli author and human rights journalist Gideon Levy. Levy will be coming to Canada just days after the Israeli elections, and will talk to the Palestine-Israel conflict in light of the election results in his talk, "Israeli Elections: What next for Israel-Palestine."
Presented by Sam Bastani.

Friday, March 27, 2015

to : 2020 Vision for Humanity Symposium: Toward Human Security Worldwide

Parkdale United Church
Calgary's most influential social advocates are speaking about issues relating human security and anti-conflict alternatives here.
Presented by 2020 Vision for Humanity Network.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

: Shotgun Wedding for 10,000 Albertans

Alberta Legislature 10800 97 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton, AB T5K 0B7
If the Alberta Government fails to stop standard 8 we are planning a wedding for 10,000 Albertans with developmental disabilities in order to get exempt from the safety code inspections effective April 1st. Timely given the legislature is sitting & there may be a spring election. Some of us can't wait for the wedding party after!!! Share your wedding ideas on pintrest! #stopstandard8 <a data-pin-do="embedBoard" href="https://www.pinterest.
Presented by Colleen Huston.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

: 2015 Calgary Peace Prize Celebration: The Honourable Roméo Dallaire

The Magnolia Banquet Hall
The Calgary Centre for Global Community is pleased to announce that the 2015 recipient of the Calgary Peace Prize is retired Lieutenant-General the Honourable Roméo Dallaire.
Presented by Calgary Centre for Global Community.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

: Labour Appreciation Awards

The Fairmont Palliser
Palliser Hotel - Turner Valley Room

Join us to celebrate the Labour in the Community Spirits of Gold Award and the Yvonne Schmitz Award

Tickets are $125 each or a table of 6 for $700

Presented by Alex Shevalier.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

: SCREENING OF THE MOVIE : The Punk Syndrome x PUNK BANDS

THEROOMGALLERY
HOSTED BY TINY BEAST COLLECTIVE X THE ROOM GALLERY

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.

Presented by Liam O'Neill Gordon.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

: Earth Day

Calgary
Planting 15 trees!

http://www.calgary.ca/CSPS/Parks/Pages/Programs/Tree-planting/Tree-planting-in-Calgary.aspx

2 options!
http://www.calgary.ca/CSPS/Parks/Pages/Programs/Tree-planting/Planting-Incentive-Program.aspx
http://www.calgary.ca/CSPS/Parks/Pages/Programs/Tree-planting/Neighbourwoods-program.aspx

Presented by Melissa Paquette.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

: 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! https://www.facebook.com/events/622474774536566/627455997371777/?notif_t=plan_mall_activity
Presented by March Against Monsanto Calgary.

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.
Presented by Alex Shevalier.

Friday, May 8, 2015

to : CALGARY ACTIVISTS UNITE!!

Come down and learn what your community members are up to and see what they are fighting for!!

Learn about other groups and associations that are all in the same mind set of wanting better for Canadians and the Environment as a whole.

Presented by Melissa Paquette.

to : BEYOND SURVIVAL CONFERENCE

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

Presented by Susan Brandt.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

: March Against Monsanto Global Event - Calgary Chapter

Calgary City Hall
WE ARE LOOKING TO CREATE POSITIVE CHANGE BY INCREASING LOCAL ECONOMY AND SUSTAINABILITY!

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!

Presented by March Against Monsanto Calgary.

Friday, September 25, 2015

to : 269life - Respect Life Event

Calgary
☆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.

Presented 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.

Presented by Social Spaces Summit Calgary.