Stories

“Temporary local projects and events that motivate Calgarians to

walk, play and be neighbourly.”

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Stories:

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 ...

Dover Community Association’s Neighbour Day Event

October 24th, 2018
Dover Community Association’s Neighbour Day Event
The Dover Community Association’s Neighbour Day Event highlighted a new aspect of the community, the Twin Views Communal Garden. The event was hosted on June 16 and the day ended up being rainy, but on the bright side rain is great for the garden! This event was held to inform residents on the wonderful benefits ...

Winston Heights Pre-Stampede and Neighbour Day Party

October 24th, 2018
Winston Heights Pre-Stampede and Neighbour Day Party
Winston Heights/Mountview Community Association (WHMCA) held its annual Neighbour Day celebration on Saturday, June 16th. This year, the Pre-Stampede and Neighbour Day Party was different. Unlike previous years, this year’s celebration included an Indigenous component. The event started with the Acknowledgment of the Treaty 7 Territory and ended with an informational speech and wonderful performances. ...

Intergenerational Walk by Fun

October 24th, 2018
Intergenerational Walk by Fun
The Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizens’ Association (CCECA) held a two-part challenge that took place from March to June 2018. Part one of the Intergenerational Walk by Fun encouraged the participants to walk indoors under the supervision of a CCECA fitness instructor during the unpredictable March weather. During April, May and June the participants were encouraged ...


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Created by: Ben Morin -- Last Modified: July 5, 2018