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Calgary Folk Music Festival July 24th to 27th

2014-07-10

Calgary Folk Music Festival

The Calgary Folk Music Festival will be held at Prince's Island Park. It is a multi-tentacled creature: one of Canada’s flagship, trailblazing music festivals plus a year-round presenter of music, art and cultural performances at its own curated space, Festival Hall, the first of its kind for a music festival. The organization also spearheads key mentorship and educational programs (Boot Camp, the Song Contest, educational outreach) which are key to developing the skills and careers of Alberta’s budding songwriters and musicians.

Visit the Calgary Folk Music Festival web site for more information.

Historic Calgary Week July 24th to August 4th

2014-07-10

Chinook Country Historical Society

Time to plan for Historic Calgary Week. HCW 2014, a Chinook Country Historical Society program, will run from July 25 through August 4, highlighting our cultural, institutional, industrial, architectural, sporting and military heritage, including the celebration of milestones such as: Heritage Park's 50th anniversary, the Palliser Hotel's 100th anniversary and the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I. Travel North to Airdrie, West to Morley and South to Okotoks and High River to explore the contribution of these areas to our growth as a city and a province. The biennial Calgary Heritage Authority Lion Awards and Gala celebration will be presented during HCW 2014 on July 31 at Theatre Junction Grand.

Visit the Chinook Country Historical Society web site for more information.

Franco Festival Calgary July 26th to 27th

2014-07-08

Calgary Franco Festival

Fiestaval is a 2-day Free multicultural arts and entertainment festival highlighting the Latin American Culture. It is an opportunity to support Calgary’s Latin community while encouraging multiculturalism among all Calgarians. Central to its distinction is that Fiestaval is a FREE, family-oriented alternative for celebrating multicultural arts and entertainment in Calgary.

To provide a free multicultural event of excellence promoting an opportunity to experience Latin American arts, rhythms, and flavors. Fiestaval will showcase the culture of Calgary’s Latin community and the vitality of the various Latin American heritages. It will advocate cultural awareness and organize activities to enhance multiculturalism in Calgary. Visit the Fiestaval Latin Festival web site for more information.

Multiple Miles for Myeloma 5km Walk & 10km Run July 26th

2014-07-08

Calgary Myeloma Run

5KM Walk and 5 or 10 KM Run will be held at the North Glenmore Park beside the Canoe Club. In Support of Local Research for Multiple Myeloma. Families are welcome to this event. All monies raised go to Myeloma Research in Calgary.

Southern Alberta Myeloma Patient Society hosts a number of events throughout the year aimed at raising awareness for multiple myeloma. We also organize events dedicated to raising funds for multiple myeloma research at the University of Calgary Division of Hematology Research and Education Fund.

Visit the Southern Alberta Myeloma Patient Society web site for more information.

Antiquing at the ARC July 26th - 27th

2014-07-09

Calgary Antiquing at the ARC

ANTIQUING at the ARC will be held at the Acadia Recreation Complex 240 - 90TH Avenue SE Calgary. On behalf of the show management and Canada’s leading Antique experts we welcome residents and visitors from across Calgary and surrounding areas to the Antiquing at the Arc Show

Top Dealers from across Canada offering very special inventory...Deluxe Antiques & Vintage Bargains.
They will bring their Best! Something for everyone. This is the Antique Show to attend. Adults $6.00 at the door
Children 13 and under FREE with an adult Admission
. ATM - Snack Bar - Wheelchair Accessible FREE PARKING LOCATION Acadia Recreation Complex

Visit the Antiquing at the ARC web site for more information.

Historic Calgary Week July 24th to August 4th

2014-07-20

Chinook Country Historical Society

Time to plan for Historic Calgary Week. HCW 2014, a Chinook Country Historical Society program, will run from July 25 through August 4, highlighting our cultural, institutional, industrial, architectural, sporting and military heritage, including the celebration of milestones such as: Heritage Park's 50th anniversary, the Palliser Hotel's 100th anniversary and the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I. Travel North to Airdrie, West to Morley and South to Okotoks and High River to explore the contribution of these areas to our growth as a city and a province. The biennial Calgary Heritage Authority Lion Awards and Gala celebration will be presented during HCW 2014 on July 31 at Theatre Junction Grand.

Visit the Chinook Country Historical Society web site for more information.

Calgary International Blues Festival July 28th to Aug 3rd

2014-07-10

Calgary International Blues Festival

Get ready for the party of the summer, when Calgary Bluesfest burns it up at Shaw Millenium Park, July 31st to August 3rd, when a full week of activities culminates in 4 days & nights of non-stop, world class blues on our Mainstage and at the nightly Twilight Blues Series dance parties.

Join the party to kick off the 10th Annual Calgary Bluesfest and help to celebrate CBMA volunteers, who are some of the finest on the planet! All are welcome. Visit the Calgary International Blues Festival web site for more information.

Inglewood Sunfest August 2

2014-07-10

Calgary Inglewood Sunfest

The Inglewood Sunfest proudly showcases talent from Calgary and around the world. We focus on interactive, fun, and family friendly acts and activities. Be prepared to be wowed. From daring sword swallowers to unicycle riding the Sunfest has an eclectic program of entertainment sure to please everyone in your family - we guarantee it! Visit the Afrikadey! Arts & Culture Society web site for more information.

Calgary International Fringe Festival August 1st to 9th

2014-07-10

International Fringe Festival

The 2014 Calgary Fringe Festival will take place Fri Aug 1 thru to Sat Aug 9 in historical Inglewood. Fringes are uncensored, non-juried theatre festivals. The first Fringe started in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1947, and has grown into one of the biggest arts festivals in the world. The second-largest Festival in North America is in Edmonton, Alberta , and draws nearly 800,000 attendees a year!

The Calgary Fringe will host a combination of local, national, and international productions – 26 altogether, for a total of over 160 performances over 9 days. Visit the Calgary Fringe Festival web site for more information.

Afrikadey! August 6th to 9th

2014-07-26

Calgary Afrikadey

Afrikadey! Festival, a week-long celebration of the music, food, dance, theatre, film, literature and visual arts of Africa and her descendant cultures. These events take place at different venues all over the city with a final day of music on Prince's Island. The Afrikadey! Arts & Culture Society shares the rich creative works of African cultures - from the continent and throughout the Diaspora - with Canadians of all ages and from all walks of life. We create and stage events that bring these artistic traditions to vibrant, joyous life for audiences who might otherwise not get to experience them.

Visit the Afrikadey! Arts & Culture Society web site for more information.

Chinatown Street Festival August 9

2014-07-25

Chinatown Street Festival

First introduced in 2010, this Avenue is full of Fusion Cultural Activities. There is a stage where Music Performances will be showcased, that includes sessions of karaoke entertainment, Chinese traditional music performance, and drama skits. It is dubbed as a retro Hong Kong Style Flea Market in the 70s. This is fuelled by new community partners in Bow River Flow, Wish Tree Youth Engagement Tent, the Alberta Yo-Yo Club, Calgary Samba, the Calgary Junior Chess Club, Global Fest, Children’s Art & Craft Tent, Harmony Gu-Zheng Ensemble, Chinese Calligraphy Demonstration, Chinatown Wall Mural Tour and much more.

The footprint of the Festival has been expanded to cater the ever growing participation. In 2010, Chinatown Street Festival (CSF) attracted over 70,000 patrons throughout the day in Chinatown. It has been a premiere summer multi-cultural festival, which has a combination of food & merchant booths and entertainment. Visit the Calgary Chinese Merchants Association web site for more information.

Chip In Fore Communities Golf Tournament! August 15th

2014-05-15

FCC Chip In Fore Communities Golf Tournament

The Federation of Calgary Communities is excited to announce that registration is open for our 2nd Annual Chip In Fore Communities Golf Tournament! This year’s tournament will take place on Friday, August 15, 2014 at The Canal at Delacour Golf Club, and we hope to see you there!

Registration fees cost the same as last year at $150 for an individual golfer and a discounted rate of $575 for a foursome, so visit the Federation of Calgary Communities for more information and to sign-up today. Registration fees include lunch, a round of golf with a power cart, dinner, and the chance to win amazing prizes. Make sure to invite your friends, family, and coworkers to “be part of it” and support community associations - the largest collective volunteer movement in the city - by taking part in a day of golf, networking, and most importantly, fun!

This golf tournament will help raise funds for the Federation of Calgary Communities to continue providing programs and services that help community associations and their volunteers build capacity, support and mobilize residents, and be on the front lines of important issues in your neighbourhoods.