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Explore an Evening of Wine, Cheese & Music – Friday, September 30, 7-11pm

  Join us for an evening of Wine & Cheese pairings and Music!   $21 per ticket includes:  Welcome Beer and Wine Samples  from VR Wine, Cheese & Charcuterie from the Italian Centre Shop, Gourmet pizzas from Ripe Tomato, and Entertainment by Jed Teigen Click here for tickets Additional Wine/Beer Tickets $5 each Enjoy safely.
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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

Aspen Woods Storm Ponds – A Happening Place this Summer

Did you know that Storm Ponds are man-made facilities designed to collect runoff from a rainfall or snowmelt event? Introduced in the 1970’s as part of Calgary’s storm drainage system, storm ponds improve runoff water quality and protect communities against flooding. When runoff carries excess phosphorous and other nutrients from over-fertilized yards, algae becomes abundant
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Christie Park Drainage Improvements

Please find information from The City of Calgary, Water Services on drainage improvements to Christie Park.  

“Evening at the Entry” Strathcona Park Entrance Clean-Up – Volunteers Needed!

Thanks to volunteers David Allen, Marlene Fritzler and Colleen Flegal for completing a clean-up of the Strathcona Park entrance in May. The entrance is looking great! This group is committed to meeting up the first Wednesday of each month from June to October at 6:30pm to maintain the entranceway.   They welcome more volunteers for sign
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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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Inn from the Cold Update

The SCA Community has secured the 2nd Saturday of each month to serve dinners at the Inn from the Cold, located at 110, 11 Ave SE, starting Saturday, September 10. We will be looking for 5-8 volunteers per month who will be able to serve dinner and clean up, as well as prepare lunches for
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City of Calgary recycles Thank you Recycling Day Volunteers!

  Without you this event would not have happened!                

City News

Richard Pootmans Ward 6 Update

Sirocco LRT Parking Lot Expansion Have you noticed the construction at the Sirocco LRT parking lot? With long waiting lists, parking in Ward 6 Park and Ride lots can be scarce at both the Sirocco and 69 Street LRT stations.  Working with administration to address parking constraints, we were able to rearrange drive lanes to
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VolunteerAdvert_Vertical_FINAL Volunteer Opportunity with the Home-Start Program

Make a difference in the life of a family… Our Home-Start program is looking for volunteers! What is Home-Start? Home-Start is a free program coordinated by Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary that offers support to families, with young children, who may be experiencing a variety of issues: Being new to Canada, Parenting and/or family stresses, Illness in the
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Southwest Calgary Ring Road – Project Update

As we approach the start of the Government of Alberta’s construction on the Southwest Calgary Ring Road (SWCRR) in late 2016, The City of Calgary began work on its SWCRR-related projects. With each City project having its own timeline over the next four years, we’ll be updating and talking with communities and residents throughout the
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Green Cart set to roll out next Spring

After a successful pilot that saw a 40 per cent drop in garbage and 89 per cent satisfaction amongst residents, the Green Cart Program will roll out to all single family homes beginning next spring.  All communities should have the service by fall 2017. Here are the highlights: All food, yard and pet waste is
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stepintosummergraphic_Final STEP INTO SUMMER

  Are you thinking of becoming more active? The University of Calgary is recruiting volunteers for a 12-week physical activity study.   To participate you must be: -18 years of age or older -Exercising less than 3 days per week -Have internet access   You will be asked to wear a pedometer for 3 months,
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Calgary Neighbourhoods Summer Programs Schedule

Find out more about The City of Calgary’s Summer Programs planned for this Summer!