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Christmas Craft Fair – Saturday, December 2, 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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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

SCA Winter Class Registration Begins December 4

Adult Art Classes – INFO Bridge Lessons – Advanced Card Play – INFO Older Adult Chair Yoga – INFO Line Dance –  INFO Tai Chi – DROP IN – INFO

Thank You to our Casino Volunteers!

With your help we were able to fill all of the positions for our Casino on October 30 and October 31, 2017.   The casino is a major source of funds for the SCA – these funds literally keep the lights on!   If you have any questions about volunteering at a future casino, please
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Leadership Certification Program for Grades 7-12 – NEW AT SCA CA

LEAD – Leadership, Empowerment, Achieving a Difference. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:15 to 5:45 pm, Sept 26 to December 21. The City of Calgary values youth and the contribution they make to their city. To help develop skills for these future leaders, we are excited to offer a unique leadership opportunity to your students/youth called
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Join the Strathcona Park ‘Gate’ Revitilization and Management Team

    From left to right: Kevin Thorvaldson, Guillaume Remond, Todd Long, Marlene Fritzler, Colleen Flegal, Janet Tease, Thomas Williams (Absent: Roger Tang Kai, John Kelly, Shumaila Khan, Lorna Earl, Sean Yost, Joyce VanZeuren)   We are simply neighbours who share an interest in volunteering to benefit the community in ways that have lasting visual impact. 
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Upcoming Cooking Classes with Poppy Innovations for Children 4-9 years and Youth ages 15+

Cooking With Colours A colourful plate is a healthy plate! In this class, children and their parent will develop cooking skills to prepare a recipe highlighting produce of a different colour each class. This cooking class is geared for ages 4-9 with an adult. Nov 9, 6-7pm: The Colour Yellow Dec 7, 6-7pm: The Colour Orange   Gate
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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 initmate parties of 20 to big celebrations of 250, come and check out our fabulous rental spaces.   

City News

Babysitting & Home Alone Courses – Nov 19, Dec 10

There are still spaces available for this Sunday November 19. 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: or call 403-257-2422. Register at:  

The Good Companions 50+ Club Invites You To Their Upcoming Bridge Tournament

The details are as follows: Date: Saturday December 2, 2017 Where: Good Companions 50 + Club (2609 19 Ave SW) Time: Play begins at 9:00 a.m. Cost: $30/person w/ $15 tax receipt Register: Contact Della Tillie ( or Ellen Wendt ( The Good Companions 50+ Club is extending the invite to all surrounding community members.
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Art & Appetizers – Youth Night (ages 12+), December 6, 6-8:30pm

Use your creative expression with a step-by-step approach to painting a piece by Gabriele Munter.  Then make two delicious appetizers in this hands on kitchen experience, creating and sampling your recipe. Cost is $75 For more information and to register visit:

Spotting Depression in Seniors: An Invisible Epidemic

We all have days in which we are sad or have thoughts of hopelessness – but for many, it goes beyond that. Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is, by definition, a medical illness characterized by a chronic sense of sadness and loss of interest in activities. Depression can often dictate the way in
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Outdoor Rinks Training Workshop – Wednesday, November 29, 6:30 pm

The City of Calgary will be hosting an Outdoor Rinks 101 training workshop at the end of November.  This workshop will discuss common questions/topics of discussion such as: Proper rink foundation Keeping the ice ultra-smooth Flooding the rink equipment Safety practices Volunteer recruitment And more…. This is a FREE event with a light supper provided. 
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Volunteers Needed to Participate in the Off-Leash Ambassador Program

The Off-Leash Ambassador program is an innovative approach with a volunteer-based, citizen-led initiative to promote responsible pet ownership in Calgary’s 150 off-leash parks. Volunteers in the program will: Promote responsible pet ownership, positive pet interactions and safety in off-leash areas through the provision of information and demonstrations Answer questions regarding Calgary’s bylaws in off-leash areas
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Bow Valley Music Club Presents: Del Barber (Nov 18)

    Del Barber (MB) : Del Barber is an independent folk, folk/rock, Americana, and alt country singer/songwriter and musician. Barber has been nominated for a Juno Award and won two Western Canadian Music Awards for Independent Album of the Year and Roots Solo Recording of the Year. Sweet Alibi opens. This is an 18+
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