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Feature Spot

Casino Volunteers Needed! November 15 & 16, 2019

If you are available to help, please sign up using the links below. November 15  – November 16 –

Renew your Community Membership Online!

Membership revenues help the SCA to function. All of the events that the SCA provides or oversees — many free of charge — are funded partially through membership revenue.

Click here to renew or purchase a membership now.!

Rent the Strathcona Community Centre for Your Event!

To find out more about renting our beautiful community centrefor your next event, please click here.

SCA News

Watch for the August issue of The Gazette!

Look for The Gazette in your mailbox or follow the link to read the latest issue on line.

Spaghetti Dinner & Movie Night – September 27, 6 pm

Doors open at 5:45 pm and dinner will be served at 6 pm followed by the movie Aladdin at 7 pm.  Catering provided by Mountain Rose Catering. This event will be limited to the first 250 people and is free to SCA members.  Memberships will be available at the event. All minors must be accompanied
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Pickleball this August

  Location:  Christie Park Tennis Courts August 7, 14, 21 and 28th. Intermediate: 9:30 – 11 am Beginners: 11 am – 12:30 pm Cost: $84 plus GST Registration: Contact: or 403-681-9494

Book your celebration with SCA

Are you planning a party? Family get-together? Cultural celebration? Wedding?  Birthday? We’ve got availability!  Anything from intimate parties of 20 to big celebrations of 250, come and check out our fabulous rental spaces. 

Central Library Tour – Monday, August 19, FULL

Sorry there are no spots left on this excursion. The SCA CA & Amica Aspen Woods are pleased to offer residents 60 years+ a private tour of the new Central Library.  This is a one-hour tour covering the stories, brief history and services of the Central Library as well as architectural advances and features of the building.
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Thank you to Mike Ellis, MLA Calgary West and all our Neighbour Day Stampede Breakfast Sponsors!

More than 1,500 neighbours came out to enjoy our Stampede Breakfast this year!  The weather co-operated and a good time was had by all! Thank you to all our wonderful volunteers – we could not do it without you! Thank you to Mike Ellis, MLA Calgary West for co-sponsoring this event with us. And thank
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Adult Summer Programs

We are offering Chen Tai Chi and Chair Yoga this summer! Chen Tai Chi (Adrian Buzcek) Drop-in for $6.50 per class or register online #1: Continuing 1 & Basics – Mondays, 1:30 – 2:30 pm July 15, 22, 29, August 12, 19, 26 (no class July 1, 8, August 5) $6.50 x 6 weeks =
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Calling all Gardeners or those just wanting to help!

  Committed volunteers are needed for the care and maintenance of the Strathcona Community entranceway. We meet once a month for an hour or two (or as weather and the project requires). Please contact Marlene:        

2019 Summer Camps!

Check out all the great camps coming to the SCA CA this summer! Art Blitz Babysitting & Home Alone Courses Baking & Cooking with Gramma Bricks 4 Kidz City of Calgary – FREE PROGRAMS Crafting with Gramma Crochet & Painting Dance Engineering for Kids Idea Lab – STEAM based camps Launchpad Learning Music camp Nature
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City News

Change Summit – Sept 25 & 26

Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary would like to invite you to the Change Summit, hosted in partnership with UNICEF Canada. The Change Summit is a call-to-action in communities across Canada that brings together youth and adults to work together to co-create solutions to improve young people’s sense of belonging. To make our Calgary community
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ParksFest – September 21, 1-4 pm

ParksFest is a free, public outdoor event, taking place in Haultain Park on Saturday September 21 from 1 – 4 p.m. This event will feature giant inflatable games, carnival games and stage performances. ParksFest also marks the official 10th anniversary celebration of Parks Foundation Calgary’s Building Communities program. To celebrate we will be awarding $50,000
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Babysitting & Home Alone Courses

  Visit for upcoming dates. Home Alone ($40) 9-12 pm, ages 9/10 years and up Babysitting ($60), 9-2 pm, ages 11 years and up For more information contact: or call 587-617-6226. Register at:

Southwest Calgary Ring Road Update

The latest SWCRR newsletter is available on the project website at This document provides a summary of planned project developments into the fall of 2019.

City-Wide Food Drive – Saturday, September 14, 10 am to 2 pm

  Join the Calgary Food Bank for the city’s largest one-day food drive and make a difference for a family this fall. Watch for donation bags on your doorstep! For information on the City-Wide Food Drive and the most needed items, visit

Calgary Traffic Counts System (CalTRACS)

Are you interested in pedestrian, bicyclist and vehicle counts at intersections and on streets within Calgary? Perhaps interested in data on the number of pedestrians using crosswalks or the types of vehicles and speeds of vehicles travelling on selected streets?   This information is available via The Calgary Traffic Count System (CalTRACS). Through CalTRACS you
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Justice Film Festival Presents: Evelyn – September 10, 2019, 7 pm

  Marda Loop Justice Film Festival justREEL film series presents screening of: Evelyn Where:  River Park Auditorium (3818 14a St SW, Calgary, AB T2T 3Y2) Cost: FREE   Each year the Marda Loop Justice Film Festival strives to present innovative and meaningful documentaries that encourage Calgarians to take positive action in their communities, this nation, and
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Summer Programs offered by the City of Calgary

Community Sports Programs Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. July 6, 13, 20, 27: Quidditch – Olympic Heights School (875 Strathcona Dr) August 3, 10, 17, 24: Disc Golf – Battalion Park School (369 Sienna Park Dr)   Park N Play / Stay N Play July 22 – 26, 2019 – Battalion Park School (369 Sienna Park Dr SW)
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Strathcona Resident Ellen Gasser receives White Hat Award

On May 15, the local tourism industry honoured the city’s best hosts during the 57th Annual Calgary White Hat Awards at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.  Strathcona Resident, Ellen Gasser was the recipient of the Mayor’s White Hat Award for her outstanding work at Heritage Park Historical Society over the past 11 years, and at
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Information on Bobcats and Rabbits

Please find attached information on dealing with bobcats and rabbits in our neighborhoods from Calgary Parks. Bobcats Rabbits

SW Calgary Adult Tennis

The second annual SW Calgary Outdoor Tennis season is now in full swing – pun intended! All levels are welcome. If you want to hit balls with someone in the neighbourhood, send me an email and I will help you find someone with whom to play. In 2018 we had forty SW Calgary residents playing
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2019 Home Improvement Sessions – August 17 & October 5

The City of Calgary is here to help you with your renovation project, from start to finish. Let us know what you’d like to do, and we will help you figure out what permits, if any, you need. One single application for all home improvement projects makes it easier to start your project. You can
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Bow Valley Music Club Presents

  For information on next season and tickets, contact: