Phone: 403-249-1138

Feature Spot

Parade of Garage Sales – Saturday, April 21, 8am – 2pm

Over 60 garage sales in the communities of Aspen, Christie and Strathcona! FOLLOW THE LINK FOR GOOGLE MAPS: CLICK HERE OR PRINT OUT A MAP CLICK HERE  

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

National Volunteer Week

Sunday kicked off National Volunteer Week for 2018? Did you know Canada has more than 12.7 million volunteers?! The 2018 theme is “Celebrate the Value of Volunteering – building confidence, competence, connections and community”  We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all the wonderful volunteers who come out to support
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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.   

Reminder to keep dogs on leash

Message from Community Safety: As the snow pack slowly, reluctantly, leaves us, just a reminder to please keep dogs leashed. We have 3 off-leash areas in our neighbourhood, but the ravines, soccer field, and school yards are not on that list. Keeping your dogs leashed keeps everyone safe, including your pet, other’s pets, and other
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Sign up for our monthly SCA e-newsletter

The SCA sends out a monthly e-newsletter with information about upcoming events, programs and links to other information that is of interest to residents. Sign up by sending your e-mail address to: Or better yet … take out a membership to the SCA.  For only $10/year, your family will have free admission to all Spaghetti Dinner
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SCA & Mike Ellis, MLA Calgary West – Neighbour Day Stampede Breakfast – June 16, 9:00 – 11:30 am – Volunteers Needed!

Everyone is invited to our annual Stampede Breakfast – our most popular event of the year! Pancakes and sausages for the first 1,500 people.  There will be a LEGO Competition, Open House, Battle Balls plus lots of entertainment including face painting, a bouncy castle and balloon art for the kids.  Come and enjoy the great
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Calling all Gardeners!

GET INVOLVED with revitalization and maintenance of the Strathcona entrance.  Have fun volunteering once or twice each month (or when you can) from May to early October.  Volunteers meet the first Thursday of each month for an hour or two – at 7:00 at the Strathcona entrance.  Marlene Fritzler and Colleen Flegal welcome volunteers to
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Complimentary Outing to Elbow River Casino – Thursday, June 21, 2-5pm

The SCA and Amica at Aspen Woods are pleased to offer our community association’s mature residents (55 yrs+) a complimentary outing to Elbow River Casino!  Gather a few friends for a fun and hassle-free afternoon of camaraderie compliments of the SCA and Amica at Aspen Woods. Date:   Thursday, June 21, 2018 Time:   2-5pm Departure:  Bus
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SCA – Adult Summer Programs

Come join us this summer for Adult Chair Yoga and Tai Chi!   Adult Chair Yoga (Sherry) 6 weeks – $30 + $1.50 GST = $31.50 Beginner Yoga #1 (More seated postures) Mondays, 12 – 1 pm July 9, 16, 23, 30 & August 13, 20 (No Class July 2 or August 6) Intermediate Yoga
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Join Andrea as she leads us through an exhilarating, easy to follow, Latin inspired, calorie burning dance fitness party. Admission is free with an item for the Calgary Food Bank. All levels welcome! No experience necessary!  

Recycling Day – Sunday, May 6, 9am – 1pm – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Drop off is free for SCA CA members.  For non-members, a fee will apply for paper shedding and car seat recycling.  Items will be limited to one vehicle-load per family. Items being collected include: Electronics Recycling Consumer Electronics (gaming consoles, iPods and mp3 players, stereo equipment, etc) Desktop Computers (PC & Mac, monitors, parts, motherboards,
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2018 Summer Camps!

              Check out all the great camps coming to the SCA CA this summer! Arts & Crafts Babysitting & Home Alone Courses Bricks 4 Kidz Byte Camp Cooking Drama on the Hill Engineering for Kids Idea Lab – STEAM based camps Music camp Nature Camp Performance Arts Seedlings Spanish
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City News

Groupe Rossignol Canada Inc. recalls 2017-2018 LOOK Pivot Ski Bindings

This recall involves the heel piece of various LOOK Pivot alpine ski bindings models produced between August 29, 2017 and October 31, 2017. Certain bindings produced during this period with a “V” stamped on the base plate of the heel piece are not subject to this recall. The ski binding models were not made in
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Babysitting & Home Alone Courses – May 6, June 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:  

Bow Valley Music Club Presents: Gordie MacKeeman & his Rhythm Boys (April 21)

Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm Boys April 21, 2018 Buy Tickets Hailing happily from the Maritmes, Gordie and the boys live show is exhilarating, engaging their audience with jaw-dropping showmanship and stagecraft.  The Hearts open.     This is an 18+ event. Doors open at 7:00 PM, opening act at 7:50 PM, and closing act
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Strathearn Crescent Dry Pond Update

Water Services has continued their work to improve drainage in your community. This work helps to mitigate overland flooding.  The Strathearn Crescent S.W. dry pond will be closed to the public from early-May until September. The closure will help newly planted grass to grow. Project Impacts: The off-leash dog park located at Strathcona Park and
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Jane’s Walk – Saturday, May 5, 10:30-11:30 am – Glendale Community Association

EVERYONE WELCOME! Join us at the Glendale Community Association (4500 25th Ave SW) for a walk through the heart of our 60-plus year-old community. Find out how a suburb in the ‘sticks’ is evolving into an inner city community. For more information, contact Monika at      

16th Annual Book Drive & Sale: May 2 – 6

The 16th Annual Book Drive & Sale is coming up May 2nd – 6th at  Crossroads Market. Volunteer Opportunities and Book Collection begin onsite at the Outpost Tent at Crossroads Market starting April 13th from 10am-5pm. We expect over 4000 avid readers and 50,000 books at this year’s event, which runs for just one sale
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Memory Cafe and Upcoming Dementia Awareness Training

The Memory Café is a safe and social gathering space for your loved ones, family members, caregivers or friends touched by dementia.  Join us for coffee or tea in a warm and welcoming environment.  No speaker, no agenda, no program – just an opportunity to meet people, build friendships, and embrace the journey together.  This
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Springbank Hill Outdoor Soccer/T-Ball

SBHCA soccer/ t-ball is a program based on kids having fun, and developing skills for future growth in either of the two sports programs. This program is for children 4-6 years, in a mixed format. For more information, please visit:    

Home Improvement Project Open House – Saturday, May 12, noon-4pm

Please find attached a poster advertising the Home Improvement Project Open House coming up on Saturday May 12 from Noon to 4:00 p.m. at McKenzie Towne Hall (40 McKenzie Towne Blvd SE). Home Improvement Project Open House Flyer This open house will help citizens answer questions on key topics associated with home improvement projects, including
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The Good Food Box

The Good Food Box Mission The Good Food Box makes top-quality, fresh food available in a way that does not stigmatize people, fosters community development and promotes healthy eating.   What is the Good Food Box? The Good Food Box (GFB) is a program under the Community Kitchen Program of Calgary whereby you can purchase
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Southwest Calgary Ring Road Update

The latest SWCRR newsletter is available at This document provides a summary of current and upcoming project developments.

Good Companions 50+ Spring Bridge Tournament – May 5, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Good Companions 50+ Club will be hosting a Spring Bridge Tournament.  The event is open to anyone with an interest in bridge, regardless of demographics, skill level and resident community. The tournament will take place Saturday May 5 at Good Companions (2609 19 Ave SW) from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  A continental breakfast and
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LIVE WITH INTENTION – Workshop: April 24 (Part 1) & May 29 (Part 2), 6:30-10 pm

Every year many people make a New Year’s resolution and more often that not these resolutions become wishful thinking rather than actionable change.   Join us for a better approach. We will explore what it is that you really want for your life and how this picture aligns with your individual values.   We will identify what obstacles get
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