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Thanks To Our Amazing Volunteers!

Thank you to all the volunteers who came out to support our Recycling Day!  Without you this event would not have been possible.  We truly live in an amazing community! Special thanks to Amica for the volunteer snacks!        

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

May 2017 Newsletter from Councillor Richard Pootmans

Finally spring is here!  Here are some things you should be aware of this month, and various ways to get involved: Spring Clean-up The City’s annual Spring Clean-up program is well underway and runs until June. Crews sweep up winter sanding materials and other debris from over 16,000 lane kilometres of city roads and along
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Ascot Drive Parking Update

For some time there has been concern, among residents, for safety along Ascot Drive After consultation with a City of Calgary Engineer, it has been agreed that parking along the ravine side of Ascot Drive should be eliminated.   This will result in more visibility for drivers and pedestrians and hopefully reduce the risk of
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Yoga for Arthritis Workshop – May 18, 3-5pm OR June 24, 1-3pm

Do you have arthritis and want to diminish pain, improve mobility and delay invasive treatments? Yoga offers a gentle way for people with arthritis to improve fitness and flexibility.  In this 2-hour workshop, Registered Yoga Teacher Sherry Norman will introduce you to the practice of yoga and help you to discover a meaningful and enjoyable
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Good Turn Week: April 29-May 7

This April 29th – May 7th is ‘Good Turn Week’, a youth-driven initiative created by Scouts Canada to inspire every Scout and Canadian alike to make the effort to deliver simple acts of kindness. The 215 Strathcona Cubs ‘A’ pack, one of the local Scouts Canada groups active in the community, have been working together
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Volunteers Needed for Strathcona Entrance Beautification

Spring is around the corner and once again we are looking for volunteers to help with the upkeep of the Strathcona entranceway. This is a small volunteer commitment: the first Thursday each month (beginning in May) for an hour or two. Volunteers can meet at the Strathcona entrance at 7pm. Last year, David Allen, Marlene
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SCA Casino Volunteers Needed!

  If you can help, please contact Roy at      

Parade of Garage Sales – May 13, 8am – 2pm (Register by May 5)

Join in our Parade of Garage Sales encompassing Strathcona, Christie and Aspen.  You’ll host your own garage sale and we’ll help you advertise it.   We will include your address on a map listing all participating homes and distribute the maps from the SCA CA on Saturday morning.  We will also advertise on boulevard signs
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SCA CA Annual General Meeting – May 10, 7pm

Join us for the Annual General Meeting.  Snacks and drinks will be provided.  All welcome and we look forward to seeing you there!

Summer Programs at the SCA CA – For Kids & Adults!

Check out all the great summer camps we have this summer: Bricks 4 Kidz LEGO – INFO Byte Camp- INFO Clown Elementary – INFO Cooking with Colours – INFO Discover Music – INFO Engineering for Kids – INFO Seedlings Spanish Camp – INFO Sportball – INFO Tennis – INFO Tae Kwon Do – INFO Tuck
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Painting on the Hill – $5 PER CLASS

Monday May 1- June 19, 9:30-11:30 am, Come and paint with us Mondays 9:30-11:30 am.  We will all work on our individual projects and encourage and help each other.  No instruction will be offered, just fun and painting together. $5 Drop In Fee    

City News

Disaster Alley – Emergency Preparedness, May 6, 11 am – 3 pm – FREE EVENT!

Would you know how to take care of your family in an emergency? Disaster Alley is a free event for all ages. Join us during Emergency Preparedness Week and learn simple steps to prepare yourself for an emergency, like a flood, power outage or severe weather event. Meet real-life heroes, including the Calgary Fire Department,
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Seniors Week Soccer Cup

For information on the Seniors Week Soccer Cup, visit: Soccer tournment – invitation  

Village Brewery Supports SCA

Planning neighbourhood/community events? Purchase any Village beer between April 1 and August 31 & Village Brewery will donate 15% of all purchases back to the CA.  For more information on this program, visit the website HERE

Ward 6 Open House – May 3, 5-8pm, Glendale Community Association

Residents who have questions and concerns regarding the items below should make it a priority to attend the Ward 6 Open House. Strathcona/Christie Storm Drainage Upgrade Ring Road – including Gravel Pit and Haul Road More information about Christie Park Drainage Improvements can be found at the following link: INFO Glendale Community Association is located at
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Spring Yard Waste Drop-off & FREE Mulch

From April 7 to May 28, bring your leaves, grass, branches, and plants to any City of Calgary landfill for FREE composting!  You can also pick up some FREE mulch while you’re at the landfill.   Composting your yard waste keeps it out of the landfill and gives it a second life as compost that can
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Green Cart service is coming to your home

As the Green Cart program rolls out this year, you’ll see how a small change to your routine can cut your garbage in half and turn your food and yard material into valuable nutrient-rich compost. Here’s what homeowners can expect from the program.   You’ll receive everything you need to get started When your green
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Blue Cart Recycling Tip of the Month

Say no to Stringy Things! Hoses, electrical cords and rope, oh my! Because they get caught in the machines at the recycling facility, keep stringy things out of your blue cart.   If it dangles, it will cause a tangle! Please do not put these items in your blue cart. No garden hoses No  rope,
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Spring Clean-Up Program begins April 3

A quick reminder to everyone the 2017 Spring Clean-up program officially begins April 3.  Daytime residential sweeping will run until the beginning of June.  Night sweeping will continue until the end of June.   Calgarians can check their local sweet schedule through the online search tool available at  Residents can also sign up to
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Sirocco LRT Parking Lot Expansion

In an effort to make it easier for Calgarians to use public transit, The City is adding parking stalls to the Sirocco LRT Park and Ride. The expansion is scheduled to begin this spring.  For more information, please visit the project webpage:

Tax Guide for Residents

Courtesy of Ron Liepert, MP Calgary Signal Hill

Richard Pootmans’ April Newsletter

As the seasons change, now is an opportunity to remind ourselves of the amazing spaces we have in our communities. Here are some of my favourite parks in the Ward 6 area that you can visit: Griffith Woods Park The Elbow River flows unimpeded through this beautiful park in Discovery Ridge. Seldom can one experience
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