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Thursday, November 27, 2014

: November Box Social

The Good Life Community Bicycle Shop
GLC Box Social
2014/12/27

This is a big deal! You’re invited whether you’ve been to every meeting ever or haven’t even been into the shop. This is a great way to find out new and interesting ways to help out at the shop! Box Socials are the consensus-based inclusive decision-making parties that everyone’s invited to and that inform the future of the Good Life Community. Box Socials are open to all and essentially function as the steering committee.

Presented by Jonny Bear.

: 2nd Annual Interfaith Dinner

Ramada Plaza Calgary Airport Hotel and Conference Centre, 3515 26 St NE, Calgary, CA
Order tickets via Eventbrite:
http://calgaryinterfaith.eventbrite.com/?aff=efbevent

Every year interfaiht community in Calgary gathers for a dinner and discussion of an important topic that is relavant to everyone from every faith tradisions.

Presented by Intercultural Dialogue Institute Calgary.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

: 30th Annual Holiday Peace Fair

Parkdale United Church
Join us on the 30th anniversary of this popular crowd-pleasing event! This event supports social justice, fair trade and environmentally-friendly items.

Featuring some 30 local vendors - including Casa Corazon, Minkha Sweaters, Ten Thousand Villages, Women4Women Afghanistan, and many, many other organizations with amazing items to fulfill your holiday shopping needs!

Presented by Project Ploughshares Calgary.

: Affordable Housing Now! Demonstration

1701 Centre Street NW Calgary Alberta T2E 8A4
In Calgary 18.7% of the tenants household pay 50% or more of their income in rent. A large amount of workers live under substandard conditions, we don't have job security, we dont have food security and thousands cant secure shelter; to pay the rent is increasingly impossible.
Presented by Xotchilt Lazurda.

to : The People's Choice Peace Award

Pizza Bob's Classic Pie
Friends and supporters of Saima Jamal, let's gather for laughs, fun and song to show her that we think what the YMCA did in yanking her peace medal was wrong. Let's gather also to show that we care about peace, love and life, that the values which the Saima we know and love espouses, are also our values.
Presented by Brian Seaman.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

: Joyeux Noel (Merry Christmas)

River Park Church
On Christmas Eve of 1914, a remarkable event took place in the trenches where the Germans faced the British and the French. There was a spontaneous cease-fire, as the troops on both sides laid down their weapons and observed the birth of the savior in whose name they were killing each other.
Presented by Project Ploughshares Calgary.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

: Be It Resolved! Public Forum Debate: Elder Law

Central Library, John Dutton Theatre, 616 Macleod Trail SE
Join the discussion as our debaters look at issues such as end of life, elder care and elder abuse.

to : Fully Functional

Pumphouse Theatre
A new play presented by MoMo Dance Theatre and Inside Out Theatre

A night of dance and story exploring the wild and worried world of sex and disability. It's about love, it's about sexuality, it's about the stories you never hear about, but wish you did!

Dec 3- Dec 6 @ 7:30pm
PWYC Matinee Friday Dec 5 @ 2pm

The Joyce Doolittle Theatre @ The Pumphouse Theatre
2140 Pumphouse Ave SW

Tickets $15 each, available at:
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/907137

Presented by MoMo Dance Theatre.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

: Racism, Tribalism, Nationalism and Path to Reconciliation in the South Sudanese community in Calgary

Mount Royal University
Although Canada is a land of multi-culturalism, it is not immune to racism. And even between similar races, there are issues of tribalism and nationalism and the Path to Reconciliation between different race and tribes is often a topic that needs the whole community’s discussion to achieve successful outcomes.
Presented by Nyabuoy Gatbel.

: Harmony Cafe

CommunityWise Resource Centre
The first Harmony Cafe took place last night with some 30 people in attendance. Come join us next month for another stupendous evening of shared community at Harmony Cafe!
Presented by Karen Huggins.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

: Sacred Water Prayer Vigil Outside the TransCanada Head Office, in Calgary OILberta

TransCanada Head Office, Downtown Calgary, OILberta
A small group of women from OILberta are planning a 12-hour prayer vigil, for Dec. 10th, from 10 am to 10 pm. outside of TransCanada Head Office in Calgary, OILberta.
Presented by Arlene Seegerts.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

: Project Ploughshares Holiday Open House

CommunityWise Resource Centre
Come out and celebrate the holiday season with Project Ploughshares staff and board members.

Get a taste for what we do all year -
as well as a taste of some holiday cookies,
hot chocolate, and hot mulled cider!

Please bring a dozen cookies if you'd like to
participate in the 'COOKIE TRADE'

EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

Presented by Project Ploughshares Calgary.

Monday, December 15, 2014

: We need your support in the Council Chambers!

Calgary City Hall
There is an incredible opportunity for Calgary City Council to pave the way for more secondary suites on December 15. This is the day when Administration's comprehensive Secondary Suites report will be brought before council. This will likely be followed by some discussion and there's a good chance that one or more proposals on how to increase the number of suites will be brought forward.
Presented by Calgarians for Secondary Suites.

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.

Monday, May 4, 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.

Friday, May 22, 2015

to : March Against Monsanto - International Event

City Hall C-Train StatIon
Currently using this event page for interested individuals that want to educate themselves further about this cause - More details to come in regards to the actual event once a few meetings occur
Presented by March Against Monsanto Calgary.