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Christmas Craft Fair – December 3, 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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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.

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Rent the Strathcona Community Centre for Your Event!

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SCA News

Toy Donations being accepted for Women’s Shelters

This Holiday Season the SCA CA is supporting Women’s Shelters by collecting new, unwrapped toys for children ages 1-17 years.  Donations will be accepted until Friday, December 9 and can be dropped off at our office Monday-Friday, 10 – 1 pm.  Cash donations are also welcome. Did you know: Calgary Police have handled 20,000 domestic
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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 – Tuesday, November 29 & 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 as
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wedding-cake 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.   

Community Safety

In an effort to curb crime in our communities, Joanne McKenzie-Hicks in Strathcona Park, Katharine Casey in Christie and Robin Schaefer in Aspen have each organized a Neighbourhood Watch group in their respective communities. Criminal activity is defined as, but not limited to, suspicious activity/persons, break and enters, car prowlings, bike thefts and vandalism.  The
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Year in Review – SCA AGM Recap

The SCA Annual General Meeting held on May 4, 2016 was well attended. Thank you to everyone that came. For 2016/17, the SCA Board of Directors moves forward with 10 members – 9 returning Directors and 1 new Secretary, Karla Pollock. Simon Fletcher will take over as Treasurer and former Treasurer Kewal Khakh will now be
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City News

Richard Pootmans December Community Newsletter

The Ward 6 team sends warm wishes to you and your family this holiday season. I enjoyed speaking with many of you at several events held this fall including: 37th Street Mainstreets Open House, Griffith Woods Debris Clean-up Event, the Ward 6 Community Traffic Safety Meeting, the Remembrance Day Ceremony at Battalion Park, two Sarcee
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Babysitting & Home Alone Courses

Canada Safety Council is offering Babysitting & Home Alone Courses. Date: December 4, January 8, 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:    

Mayor’s Annual Christmas Food Drive

This Annual event is back for its 28th year!  Let’s make this the best year ever! Boxes are now in the lobby of the SCA – so drop off your donations any time! Wish list items include: peanut butter, pasta & sauce, baby food & formula, canned foods such as tomatoes, fruit, soup, green veggies,
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Inn From the Cold Update

The SCA Community is no longer planning service dates for the Inn From the Cold. If you are still interested in volunteering for this most worthwhile cause, please contact Meg at and let her know.  She will be able to give you a date or you can also go on the back up list,
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Brenda Stafford Foundation – Town Hall Update

The Brenda Strafford Foundation recently held a Town Hall meeting to introduce the Dementia Friendly Communities Proof of Concept project to Strathcona, Christie Park and Signal Hill. We invited all members of the local community to come along and share their views on the current situation for people living with dementia and their caregivers in
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Richard Pootmans Ward 6 Report

Click on the link and connect to the Ward 6 Report: The Ward 6 Report