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Feature Spot

Check out the pictures from our Canada 150 Celebration on the Hill!

            Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Canada 150 Celebration on the Hill which was co-hosted with the communities of Coach Hill, Patterson, Springbank Hill, Signal Hill and West Springs/Cougar Ridge.  Special thanks to all of our wonderful volunteers!  We couldn’t have done it without you! Check
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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

Registration for SCA Programs Now Open

Register here for the following programs: Intermediate Bridge Lessons Adult Chair Yoga Line Dancing Tai Chi Adult Art We are also offering $5 Drop-In classes for: Painting on the Hill – Mondays at 9:30, Sept 11-Dec 11 (no class Oct 9 or 16) Line Dance – Fridays at 1pm, Sept 8-Dec 15 (no class Nov
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Leadership Certification Program for Grades 7-12 – NEW AT SCA CA

LEAD – Leadership, Empowerment, Achieving a Difference. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:15 to 5:45 pm, Sept 26 to December 21. The City of Calgary values youth and the contribution they make to their city. To help develop skills for these future leaders, we are excited to offer a unique leadership opportunity to your students/youth called
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Join the Strathcona Park ‘Gate’ Revitilization and Management Team

    From left to right: Kevin Thorvaldson, Guillaume Remond, Todd Long, Marlene Fritzler, Colleen Flegal, Janet Tease, Thomas Williams (Absent: Roger Tang Kai, John Kelly, Shumaila Khan, Lorna Earl, Sean Yost, Joyce VanZeuren)   We are simply neighbours who share an interest in volunteering to benefit the community in ways that have lasting visual impact. 
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Book your celebration with SCA

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

Babysitting & Home Alone Course – Oct 29, Nov 19, Dec 10

Home Alone ($40) 9-12 pm, ages 10 years and up Babysitting ($60), 9-2 pm, ages 11 years and up For more information contact: or call 403-257-2422. Register at:    

Fred Hertha, In Memoriam, 1927-2017

  An exceptional and dedicated member of the SCA Community Association has passed away.  Fred Hertha was on our volunteer board for 15 years, from 1994 until 2009.  After his first year as a general director-at-large, he jumped right in the next year and served as Vice-President 1995-1996, then President for the next four years 1996-2000,
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Yoga for Arthritis Workshop – September 30, 1-3pm

Yoga for Arthritis   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
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SCA Casino Volunteers Needed!

Our next Casino is October 30 & 31, 2017. If you can help, please contact Roy at      

City News

Ward 6 All-Candidates Public Forum – September 27, 7:00-8:45pm

Meeting will be held at the Glendale Community Association (4500 25 Ave SW).  Doors open at 6:45pm.  All Welcome!

Bow Valley Music Club Presents: Dave Gunning & JP Cormier (October 7) and Rose & The Riveters (October 28)

Calgary’s Coyote Moon is the opening act. *This is an 18+ event. Doors open at 7:00 PM, opening act at 7:50 PM, and closing act will start at approximately 9:00 PM. Coyote Moon (AB): Coyote Moon is a six-piece band featuring four vocalists and one of western Canada’s best guitarists, Dave Hamilton. Bow Valley Music Club provides an opportunity for the
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Volunteers Needed for Playground Build at Dr. Roberta Bondar Elementary School

We are happy to announce that the new public school in Aspen ( Dr.Roberta Bondar Elementary School) is getting a playground!! This playground will be fully accessible and welcome to use for the entire community. We are in desperate need for volunteers to help assemble and build the playground!!   Attached are dates and times
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Foster Care Program Meeting – October 29, 5-7pm

Do you have room in your heart and home for a child in need? McMan Calgary & Area is currently looking for singles, couples and families who are willing to support a child through our Foster Care Program. You provide a child with a loving, nurturing and stable environment. McMan will provide you with training,
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Richard Pootmans Ward 6 Update

2017 Municipal Elections In the upcoming Municipal elections this Fall, you will be able to vote for your Mayor, Ward 6 Councillor, and School Board Trustees.  Election Day is Monday, October 16, or you can choose to cast your ballot during the Advance Vote from October 4 – 11 (excluding Thanksgiving on October 9). There
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The Latest News from Dementia Friendly Communities Calgary Westhills Project

Overview: The Dementia Friendly Communities project was officially launched in the S.W Calgary Westhills communities of Signal Hill, Strathcona, Christie Park and Aspen in February 2017; and in the town of Okotoks in June 2017.  The two-and-a-half year project is being led by The Brenda Strafford Foundation, with funding support from the Government of Alberta,
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Waste & Recycling Services update: Leaf & Pumpkin program update, garbage day reminders and more

Never miss a collection day – Get a reminder every week We know life is busy, so when it’s time to put your carts out for collection we’ll remind you. Enjoy the convenience of getting a reminder along with useful tips for using your green, blue and black carts. Sign up for free collection day
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Upcoming Cooking Classes with Poppy Innovations for Children 4-9 years and Youth ages 15+

Cooking With Colours A colourful plate is a healthy plate! In this class, children and their parent will develop cooking skills to prepare a recipe highlighting produce of a different colour each class. This cooking class is geared for ages 4-9 with an adult. Sept.21, 6-7pm: The Colour Red – Red Berry Compote with Crumble and Pink Cream.
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