Events: Upcoming

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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...

: Calgary after Vandana Shiva...What's Next?

Calgary Public Library, Memorial Park Branch 1221 2nd Street SW Calgary
Join us for a World Cafe discussion to explore:

Local Food Policy
Corporate Rule
Environmental Justice and Peace

Presented by Public Interest Alberta.

: CALGARY: Celebrate Earth Day-Open House/Garage Sale, Silk Road to Peace Project

"Citizens Advocating Use of Sustainable Energy" CAUSE_Online
Saturday, April 26 at 1:00 PM

Open House (by donation)/Garage Sale. Celebrate Earth Day. Proceeds go to the Silk Road to Peace project. Time: 1-4pm If attending, or questions, ple...

: 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: Celebrate Earth Day, Vegetarian Potluck & Eco-talks featuring Dr. Swann

"Citizens Advocating Use of Sustainable Energy" CAUSE_Online
Saturday, April 26 at 5:30 PM

EcoEvening: Presentations, Vegetarian Potluck Supper, Celebrate Earth Day. Time: 5:30-9:30pm Guest of honour is Dr. David Swann, MLA & former eco clie...

: 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 Picket & Gathering

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

Picket action at Central Memorial park, along 4 Street and 12 Avenue SW.

That will be followed by a potluck and get together at the Library in the park. There we can all share updates on local labour efforts and social causes. (Feel free to bring leaflets, newsletters, etc., to share to promote your actions and projects.)

Central Memorial Park Library, 1221 - 2 Street SW,
in the Downstairs Meeting Room.

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

: Decolonize & Anti Oppression Workshop - Calgary (Blackfoot Confederation)

CommunityWise Resource Centre
Taking place on Blackfoot Confederacy/Treaty 7 territory.

Co-Hosted by CommunityWise Resource Centre & Calgary Centre for Global Community.

Presented by Decolonize & Anti-Oppression Workshop Tour (with Tami Starlight).

: 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.
$20 (general admission) or $40 (super supporter)

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.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

: Green Drinks!

!!! Green Drinks Calgary !!!
Tuesday, May 20 at 5:00 PM

Fee: Price: CAD 2.00 suggested donation

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.