Stories

“Temporary local projects and events that motivate Calgarians to

walk, play and be neighbourly.”

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Completed and Upcoming Projects:

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Blue icons are completed projects

Green icons are upcoming projects

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Stories:

Wiki Furniture Build

December 13th, 2018
Wiki Furniture Build
Have you ever been to the containR Art Park in Sunnyside? Well, there has been a new addition thanks to Springboard Performance! Wikiblock furniture has been added to this space to encourage residents to explore the containR Art Park. On Saturday July 28, 2018, several people helped build and paint the furniture. As the spray ...

The Mandala

December 12th, 2018
The Mandala
On June 23, 2018, The Mandala Project turned a dead-end road into a work of art. The Mandala mural was painted in Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill, where a road ends and a walking trail begins. The mural is a perfect attraction for a walking path, as it promotes creativity and a new space to meet neighbours. ...

Penbrooke Meadows Multicultural Games

December 12th, 2018
Penbrooke Meadows Multicultural Games
A Brazilian Jujitsu instructor was a hit (pun intended) at the Multicultural Games and Potluck, hosted by the Penbrooke Meadows Community Association. On Saturday, June 30, 2018 around 35 people attended the event to learn new games, mingle with neighbours and enjoy a diverse meal made by residents in the community. The event was hosted ...

Banff’s Bargain Blades

November 14th, 2018
Banff’s Bargain Blades
  Ice skating is an age-old winter pastime, but not everyone has skates. To help make ice skating more accessible, the Banff Trail Community Association built Banff’s Bargain Blades benches that sit near the outdoor ice rink. These aren’t just regular benches though; the bench seat lifts to reveal donated skates that can be used by ...

Ramsay Botanist and Botanical Garden

October 24th, 2018
Ramsay Botanist and Botanical Garden
Dreaming isn’t just for the sleepy, especially in Ramsay where the Botanist encourages the community to keep dreaming! The botanist is a wooden robot that sits in a garden plot in the Ramsay Community Garden. Its chest holds wildflower paper and pencils, and residents can write their dream on a piece of wildflower paper, plant ...


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Contact Us

McKayla Saint-Cyr
ActivateYYC Coordinator
(403) 244-4111 ext. 217
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Created by: Ben Morin -- Last Modified: December 12, 2018