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SCA Amica Southwest Seniors Dance – Friday, June 21, 7 pm

Amica Aspen Woods & the SCA Community Association are pleased to present the first Southwest Seniors Social Dance on Friday, June 21 from 7-10pm!  Celebrate the summer solstice with an evening of dancing and the wonderful music of The Silence in B’tween.   “Silence In B’tween” is a professional, musical group of ‘fun-loving’ and passionate
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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 Mike Ellis, MLA Calgary West and all our Neighbour Day Stampede Breakfast Sponsors!

More than 1,500 neighbours came out to enjoy our Stampede Breakfast this year!  The weather co-operated and a good time was had by all! Thank you to all our wonderful volunteers – we could not do it without you! Thank you to Mike Ellis, MLA Calgary West for co-sponsoring this event with us. And thank
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Watch for the June issue of The Gazette!

Look for The Gazette in your mailbox or follow the link to read the latest issue on line.

Board Members Needed!

We meet once a month at the SCA (except July & August) and all roles can be done primarily from home. Feel free to attend one of our meetings to see what we’re all about. If you would like to find out more about the opportunities that are available please contact our SCA President Maureen
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Adult Summer Programs

We are offering Tai Chi and Chair Yoga this summer! Tai Chi (Adrian Buzcek) Drop-in for $6.50 per class or register online #1: Continuing 1 & Basics – Mondays, 1:30 – 2:30 pm July 15, 22, 29, August 12, 19, 26 (no class July 1, 8, August 5) $6.50 x 6 weeks = $39.00 +
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Thank you for making our Recycle Day a success!

With your help we were able to collect: 1715 kg of electronics 8,675 kg of garbage 60 kg of Organics The Salvation Army collected (and diverted from the landfill): 2400 lbs of useable household items and furniture were diverted from the land fill 1,100 lbs of clothing Thank you to our Sponsors

Calling all Gardeners or those just wanting to help!

  Committed volunteers are needed for the care and maintenance of the Strathcona Community entranceway. We meet once a month for an hour or two (or as weather and the project requires). Please contact Marlene:        

2019 Summer Camps!

Check out all the great camps coming to the SCA CA this summer! Art Blitz Babysitting & Home Alone Courses Baking & Cooking with Gramma Bricks 4 Kidz City of Calgary – FREE PROGRAMS Crafting with Gramma Crochet & Painting Dance Engineering for Kids Idea Lab – STEAM based camps Launchpad Learning Music camp Nature
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SCA Perks Program

The Perks Program is designed to provide opportunities for local businesses to support the SCA by offering perks to SCA members. If you are a business who would like to participate in our Perks Program, please fill out and submit the attached application. Perks Program Business Participation Application If you are an SCA Member simply
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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 intimate parties of 20 to big celebrations of 250, come and check out our fabulous rental spaces. 

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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City News

Strathcona Resident Ellen Gasser receives White Hat Award

On May 15, the local tourism industry honoured the city’s best hosts during the 57th Annual Calgary White Hat Awards at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.  Strathcona Resident, Ellen Gasser was the recipient of the Mayor’s White Hat Award for her outstanding work at Heritage Park Historical Society over the past 11 years, and at
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Information on Bobcats and Rabbits

Please find attached information on dealing with bobcats and rabbits in our neighborhoods from Calgary Parks. Bobcats Rabbits

Residential Parking Permit Review – June 12 to 26

We want to hear from you! The City of Calgary is working with Calgarians to update the Residential Parking Permit Policy. Review the possible options and provide input at the open house events below: Or participate online at from June 12-26. Open house #1 Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2019 Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30
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Village Brewery Rebates – June 1st to 30th

Neighbour Day is all about gathering, and Village Brewery was built with the purpose of gathering people around community. To support this, they are working with the Federation of Calgary Communities to offer rebates to community associations for all Village beer purchases made by Calgarians throughout the month of June, as part of Neighbour Day
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Help us remember Canada’s Patriotic Fallen Peacemakers – August 11

Since 1948, Canada has provided Peacekeeping soldiers for service around the world in an effort to support the United Nations in its efforts to help bring peace to troubled lands. The Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping (CAVUNP) was established in 1986 to honour fallen Peacekeepers and to support the families of those
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SW Calgary Adult Tennis

The second annual SW Calgary Outdoor Tennis season is now in full swing – pun intended! All levels are welcome. If you want to hit balls with someone in the neighbourhood, send me an email and I will help you find someone with whom to play. In 2018 we had forty SW Calgary residents playing
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2019 Home Improvement Sessions

The City of Calgary is here to help you with your renovation project, from start to finish. Let us know what you’d like to do, and we will help you figure out what permits, if any, you need. One single application for all home improvement projects makes it easier to start your project. You can
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Bow Valley Music Club Presents

  For information on next season and tickets, contact:

SWCRR Construction Advisory – Extended Hours for Loading and Hauling Gravel Resources

KGL Constructors is expanding the operating times for loading processed gravel from the south end of the North Gravel Site and hauling it along the SWCRR corridor. The typical hours for these operations are expected to run from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. through the remainder of 2019. Construction Advisory

Pickleball Clinics

Intermediate Pickleball Clinics ($80 + GST) Mondays, May 27 – June 24, 9:30 – 11 am Five weeks of lessons for the price of four. There are no make up classes if there is a rain-out. If no rain-outs, you get an extra lesson for free. Variety of shots will be explained and then students
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Babysitting & Home Alone Courses

  Visit for upcoming dates. Home Alone ($40) 9-12 pm, ages 9/10 years and up Babysitting ($60), 9-2 pm, ages 11 years and up For more information contact: or call 587-617-6226. Register at: