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Parade of Garage Sales – Saturday, April 27, 8 am – 2 pm – Register by April 17

Join in our Parade of Garage Sales encompassing Strathcona, Christie and Aspen.  You’ll host your own garage sale and we’ll help you advertise it.  We will include your address on a map listing all participating homes and distribute the maps from the SCA CA on Saturday morning.  We will also advertise on boulevard signs and
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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

Sensational Succulent Planter Workshop – June 13, 7-9 pm

Join 2 Gals in a Garden (Kath Smyth & Janet Melrose) in this hand-on/take home workshop. Succulents are fascinating with all the different shapes, colours and sizes! They are perfect for a hot and dry summer in Calgary! And they can come inside for the winter too! In this workshop learn the different succulents that
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Watch for the April issue of The Gazette!

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

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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SCA AGM – Wednesday, May 8 @ 6:30 pm

Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome!

Recycling Day – Saturday, May 11, 9 am – 1 pm – Volunteers Needed!

Drop off is free for SCA CA members.  For non-members, a fee will apply for paper shedding and car seat recycling.  Items will be limited to one vehicle-load per family. Items being collected include: Electronics Recycling Consumer Electronics (gaming consoles, iPods and mp3 players, stereo equipment, etc) Desktop Computers (PC & Mac, monitors, parts, motherboards,
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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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City News

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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Bow Valley Music Club Presents: Lisa Brokop

April 26 – Lisa Brokop This musical tour with award-winning performer Lisa Brokop tips its cowboy hat to the talented women of country. Featuring hits from Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn, Barbara Mandrell, Emmylou Harris and more, this show includes Lisa�s own favorites from her award-winning albums, like ‘Better Off Broken’, ‘Wildflower’, and ‘Take That’. May
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Upcoming Events at Amica

Mother’s Day Fashion Show – Thursday, May 9, 7 pm Amica Aspen Woods invites you to celebrate the Mothers in your life at our Mother’s Day Fashion Show. In partnership with Something2Wear, our very own residents and their families will model the upcoming trends for Spring and Summer 2019. After the show, you’ll have the
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SWCRR Newsletter – Planning for the 2019 Construction Season

The latest SWCRR newsletter is available on the project website at This document provides a summary of planned project developments for the remainder of 2019.

Babysitting & Home Alone Courses – May 5, June 9

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:

16th Annual Calgary Book Drive & Sale: May 1 to 5

Proceeds benefit RESET Society of Calgary (formerly Servants Anonymous) Book Donations – Avoid the rush and donate early! Friday, April 5 through Wednesday, April 24, 10 am – 4 pm To tent in front of Outpost tent at Crossroads Market  (1235 26 Ave SE – at the junction of Blackfoot Trail and Ogden Rd SE)
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Weekly green cart pickup returns in April

The season are changing and so is your green cart collection. Your green cart will return to weekly pickup starting in April. Sign up for free reminders or download the Garbage Day app for your smartphone so you never miss a collection day. Find your schedule online at

Marda Loop Justice Film Festival justREEL film series presents screening of: Most Likely To – May 14, 2019

Event: justREEL FILM SERIES Film:  Most Likely To Where:  River Park Auditorium (3818 14a St SW, Calgary, AB T2T 3Y2) When: Tuesday May 14th, 2019 at 7:00PM Cost: FREE Each year the Marda Loop Justice Film Festival strives to present innovative and meaningful documentaries that encourage Calgarians to take positive action in their communities, this
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Good Companions 50 Plus Club – Spring Bridge Tournament – Saturday, May 4, 9:30 am – 3 pm

For information and registration, contact Ellen Wendt at 403-880-6150 or

Tips to stay safe around Coyotes

Calgary is home to all kinds of urban wildlife – from deer to rabbits to coyotes. In most cases we only catch occasional glimpses. However, with coyote mating season upon us, there have been a number of sightings around the city, particularly in the northwest. Coyotes play a valuable role in our ecosystem, and we
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