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Feature Spot

Halloween Spaghetti Dinner & Movie – Friday, October 27, 6pm

Dress up and be part of our Costume Parade!  Doors open at 5:45pm and dinner will be served at 6pm followed by the movie Hotel Transylvania 2 at 7pm.  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
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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

Thank You to our Casino Volunteers!

With your help we have been able to fill all of the positions for our Casino on October 30 and October 31, 2017.   The casino is a major source of funds for the SCA – these funds literally keep the lights on!   If you have any questions about volunteering at the casino, please
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Christmas Craft Fair – Saturday, December 2, 10-5pm

Get a head start on your holiday shopping and join us for this popular annual event!  Over 40 vendors will participate with unique handmade gifts such as hand knit items, jewelry, glass work, Christmas ornaments, floral arrangements, paper art, food items, wood work, soaps & lotions and much, much more! A Kids Fun Zone will
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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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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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City News

Creating a Dog Safe Garden

Do you want to keep your neighborhood clean by allowing your dog to use your garden as a play area? The garden is a great place to let your dog run around, play and dig but is it safe for your pet? The beautiful plants and colorful flowers you have spent years taming may not
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Tips for using your blue, green and black carts

Now that Calgarians are able to recycle and compost all year-long, it’s important to put items in the right carts. Here are a few tips to follow:   Green Cart Every little bit counts! Plate scrapings, fruit pits, bones, egg shells and sauces can all be composted. Is your green cart full? Put extra leaves
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Workshop: Understanding and Preparing for Retirement

Explore retirement within the context of both traditional and current models, as well as the concepts of change and transition and implications on planning a successful retirement. Explore 15 factors in key life arenas of family, relationships, work/career, leisure and spirituality to help better understand your preparedness for retirement planning. If you are retired, or
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Cleaning up the yard is easier with your green cart

  This fall, enjoy the convenience of using your green cart as you get your yard and garden ready for winter.  Leaves, pine cones, branches (up to 6” in diameter and 4 feet in length), old annuals and pumpkins can all go in the green cart for weekly collection and will be turned into nutrient
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Reduce your plastic use for Waste Reduction Week: October 16-22

Did you know that small plastic items can’t be recycled in your blue cart? They are too small to be sorted properly at the recycling facility. By reducing your use of these plastics you can help reduce plastic litter, keep plastics out of our waterways and protect our wildlife.   Straws: Straws suck! When ordering
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Bow Valley Music Club Presents: Rose & The Riveters (October 28)

Opening act is Calgary’s Coyote Moon. *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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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. Oct.19, 6-7pm: The Colour Orange – African Yam Peanut Soup Nov 9, 6-7pm: The Colour
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