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Wine & Chocolate Tasting – January 27, 2017

What better way to start off the new year! Following the success of our Wine & Cheese Tasting evening in November we will be hosting another event featuring wines from VR Wines paired with chocolates from Bernard Callebaut!  Jed Teigen will once again provide the entertainment. Ripe Tomato Pizza will be served at 8:30pm.  Tickets
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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

Dementia Friendly Communities Awareness Session – February 23, 7pm

The term “dementia” is a collective term to describe a group of symptoms including memory loss challenges with thinking and decision-making, communication difficulties, changes in mood and behaviour significant enough to affect daily life. These symptoms can affect a person’s ability to perform daily activities. It is common for symptoms to be overlooked due to
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Bridge for Beginners – NEW CLASS!

Ten lessons for the absolute beginner covering basic vocabulary, opening suit and no trump bids and responses, scoring, leads, signals, slams, the finesse and basic play of the hand. Fridays from 9:30 to 11:30 am beginning February 10 to May 4 (no classes March 24, 31 or April 14) $90 + GST *Community Membership Required*
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Sewing Classes – NEW!

Sewing Classes Wednesdays 9:30-11:30 Perfect for Beginners and Refreshers! Intro to sewing machines and we provide a pattern in Class 1, then you bring fabric and your sewing kit to Classes 2,3, & 4. For information and registration, visit; or call (403) 366-2577 to find out more!

Cooking with Colours – January 31, 6-7pm

  This cooking class is for youngsters aged 4 to 9 with an adult.  We believe a colourful plate is a healthy plate! In this class, children and their parent will develop their cooking skills to prepare a recipe highlighting produce of a different colour.  Encouraging children to eat more fruit and vegetables (as well
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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.   

City News

The Haultain Dinner Theatre – NEW AT SCA!

The Hultain Dinner Theatre Presents Murder Mysteries and Buffet Dinner at the SCA one Saturday per month.  Doors open at 5:15pm.  Cocktail Hour, Buffet Dinner & Theatre.  Cash Bar.  For more information, email: Scheduled Dates: February 18, March 18, April 29, June 10, September 30, November 25 and December 23

The Avenue Best Neighbourhood Survey for 2017 Is Now Open

For the eighth consecutive year, Avenue magazine is asking Calgary residents to express their opinions in the Best Neighbourhoods Survey at The survey takes less than 10 minutes to complete and closes on February 28, 2017. Avenue awards the Best Neighbourhoods distinction based on a combination of survey responses and data analysis. “In the
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Earth Science for Society – March 19-21

  Visit Earth Science for Society (ESfS) at the Big Four Building, Stampede Park, Calgary, for an educational and dynamic geoscience outreach event that is fun for all ages. This free event includes a variety of hands-on exhibits including gold panning and a fossil hunt. Also, join us on Sunday March 19th, when the Geo-Theatre
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Thanks to Julian from Strathcona for calling us with the following information: Jason Dyler from We Sod It Landscaping is picking up Christmas trees for $10/tree.  If you would like him to pick up your tree, call Jason at 403-969-4913.

Richard Pootmans’ Ward 6 Update – January 2017

Happy New Year Ward 6! It has been a privilege serving you over the past six years. Last November, Council deliberated and voted on Mid-Cycle budget adjustments including a tax rate reduction for 2017 to 1.5%. Council proposed a 1.5% rebate from the Fiscal Stability Fund, effectively bringing the 2017 tax rate increase to 0%.
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Babysitting & Home Alone Courses

Canada Safety Council is offering Babysitting & Home Alone Courses. Dates: February 19, March 12 Home Alone ($40) 9-12pm, ages 10 years and up. Babysitting ($60) 9-2pm, ages 11 years and up. For more information contact: or call 403-257-2422. Register at: