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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
CommunityWise Resource Centre,
223 - 12 Avenue SW
August 19: 12-1pm
CommunityWise Common Room
Did you know that every Tuesday from 10am-2pm there is a free art program in the Common Room?
Presented by CommunityWise Resource Centre.
Friday, August 22, 2014
University of Calgary (Room TBA)
Calgary Gaza Townhall Meeting
Friday Aug 22, 6-8pm
Location: University of Calgary (Room TBA)
We have rallied our support and now its time to meet in a town hall setting and update you on what we have been doing for peace in Palestine and where we are going from here on.
Presented by Saima Jamal.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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
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
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
24 Avenue & 2 Street SW and Rouleauville Square 197 17th Ave SW
The Calgary Dyke March and Calgary Outlink they 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.
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
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.
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
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.
Friday, September 19, 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
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.