Phone: 403-249-1138
Email: info@scacalgary.ca

Feature Spot

CALLING ALL LOCAL ARTISTS AND LEGO ENTHUSIASTS!

            As part of our Canada 150 Celebration on the Hill on September 2, 2017 we are looking for local artists to participate in our Art Show as well as LEGO fans to participate in our LEGO Competition. Both are FREE to enter and NO SCA MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. Register
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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

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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Thank you to the Community Cleanup Event Organizer, Community Association President and residents of Strathcona Park

  On behalf of the City of Calgary, the Community Cleanup Program led by Calgary Community Standards (formerly Animal & Bylaw Services) would like to thank the Community Association event organizer, your volunteers and the residents for a job well done at the Community Cleanup this year. Strathcona park clean up

SCA Summer Programs for Adults

Join us for Drop-In Line Dancing and Tai Chi or Register for Older Adult Chair Yoga this summer. SCA Line Dancing Practice (Peggy) $5 Drop-in Fee First hour is level 3/4.  Second hour is level 1/2/OA Wed July 05           12:15-2:15       Fri July 07   11-1pm Wed July 12           12:15-2:15       Fri Jul 14   11-1pm Wed July 19        
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Ascot Drive Parking Update

For some time there has been concern, among residents, for safety along Ascot Drive After consultation with a City of Calgary Engineer, it has been agreed that parking along the ravine side of Ascot Drive should be eliminated.   This will result in more visibility for drivers and pedestrians and hopefully reduce the risk of
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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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Volunteers Needed for Strathcona Entrance Beautification

Spring is around the corner and once again we are looking for volunteers to help with the upkeep of the Strathcona entranceway. This is a small volunteer commitment: the first Thursday each month (beginning in May) for an hour or two. Volunteers can meet at the Strathcona entrance at 7pm. Last year, David Allen, Marlene
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SCA Casino Volunteers Needed!

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

Summer Programs at the SCA CA – For Kids & Adults!

Check out all the great summer camps we have this summer: Bricks 4 Kidz LEGO – INFO Byte Camp- INFO Circus Workshop – INFO City of Calgary Camps – INFO Clown Elementary – INFO Cooking with Colours – INFO Discover Music – INFO Engineering for Kids – INFO Idea Lab Kids – INFO Social Skills Camp – INFO
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Thanks To Our Amazing Volunteers!

Thank you to all the volunteers who came out to support our Recycling Day!  Without you this event would not have been possible.  We truly live in an amazing community! Thanks also to the Electronic Recycling Foundation!  Their electronics recycling program generated a $250 donation to the SCA. With your help, we collected: 2 bins
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Canada 150 Celebration on the Hill – September 2, 2017

    The SCA is excited to announce that we will be co-hosting a Canada 150 Celebration on the Hill with the communities of Coach Hill, Patterson, Springbank Hill and Signal Hill on Saturday, September 2, 2017.  Read more about the announcement in the Calgary Herald article: Canada 150 We have lots planned for the day
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City News

Southwest Ring Road Traffic Advisory

Please see the attached for more information: SWCRR_17Ave_Detour_Jun22


Military Museum Special Exhibit: War Stories 1917

As Canada celebrates its 150th birthday, come out and celebrate some of our nations rich history. The Military Museums and its partners are proud to present “War Stories 1917”, a special exhibit in our Founders Gallery. This exhibit looks at stories from our young nations most important battles – Vimy Ridge, Passchendaele and Hill 70.
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Bricks 4 Kids – $10 off your next Summer Camp

Follow the link for your $10 discount: http://my.bricks4kidz.com/index.php?action=locations&promo_code=5942F1DD45D84   Families can view information on camps and register at: http://www.bricks4kidz.com/canada-alberta-calgary/summercamps/


Babysitting & Home Alone Course – July 16, August 20, Sept 24, Oct 29, Nov 26, Dec 17

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: babysitting@shaw.ca or call 403-257-2422. Register at: www.babysittingcalgary.com    


Ring Road Information Session – June 26, 6-8 pm

Alberta Transportation and KGL Constructors will host a drop-in information session regarding the north gravel site and haul road on June 26 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. This event at the First Lutheran Church will update residents and other members of the public about the latest construction activity for the Southwest Calgary Ring Road.  


Be Part of the ENMAX Living Flag in 2017!

Come be a part of Canada’s history! Since 2012, The City of Calgary has competed with Winnipeg, Victoria, Regina and Toronto to rally the most participants into a Living Flag. For the past two years, Winnipeg has taken the honor and this year, Victoria believes they can rise to the top.  Now proudly sponsored by
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Healthy Aging Lab

Are you 50 years of age or older? If yes, we would like to know how you are planning for growing older. The study involves answering some questions online or in person. To complete the study online, go to: http://psych.ucalgary.ca/healthyaging If you would prefer to be interviewed in person, please contact: Calandra Speirs P: 403-826-8433
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FREE Breakout Youth Cooking Program offered by the City of Calgary

Dates: Aug. 21 – 24 Time: 1 – 4:00 p.m. Age: 12 – 17 For more information, visit: http://www.calgary.ca/communitysummerprograms See poster here: Strathcona Breakout Youth  


Green Cart tip – Five opportunities to collect food during kitchen clean-up

As weekly green cart collection is set to start for southwest communities the week of July 17, you’ll be amazed at the amount of food and yard waste that’s accepted in the green cart. Here are five times to remember to include the food from your kitchen clean up. Preparing meals: Instead of throwing out
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FREE Family Friendly Sports/Outdoor Programs Being Offered by the City of Calgary

Are you looking for some fun free sport activities for the whole family?  The City of Calgary, in partnership with local Community Associations and Sports Organizations, are offering families the chance to try a number of drop-in sport activities this Summer.  Please see attached poster for more details. Ward 6 Sports Programming Poster


Update on Bow Trail Widening and Intersection Upgrades Project

As part of the Bow Trail widening project, interim improvements will be made to the intersection of Bow Trail and 85 Street S.W. These improvements include extending the southbound left turning lane on 85 Street north of Bow Trail and adding a second westbound left turning lane on Bow Trail. Construction is scheduled to begin in
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The City of Calgary is looking for your Input into our Pathway and Bikeway Network

Feedback will be accepted until June 30.  To provide your input follow the link below: http://engage.calgary.ca/pathwaybikeway?redirect=/pathwaybikeway


The Mustard Seed Prepares for the Hot Months Ahead

The Mustard Seed is gearing up for the heat and counting on the generosity of Calgarians to provide life-saving bottled water to more than 3,000 individuals facing homelessness this summer. Those of us who have easy access to shelter indoors have experienced the effects of rising temperatures – an occasional headache, inability to sleep and
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June 2017 Newsletter from Councillor Richard Pootmans

Big news for Ward 6 this month—Green Carts are coming! Calgarians have embraced our successful Blue Cart recycling program, and we’re excited to launch the Green Cart program for food and yard waste city-wide! This allows us to divert 65% of Calgary’s waste to create nutrient-rich compost for the soil in gardens, parks, and local
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Stampeders Home Opener: Thursday, June 29 – Special Ticket Offer!

To celebrate Canada 150 the Stampeders are offering tickets to their home opener against the Ottawa Redblacks for $28/ticket (regularly $38.50). For info or tickets contact Jenna Foran at 403-284-7963 or jforan@stampeders.com CS-2017-June29-OTT-CommunityNight (3)