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2018 Summer Camps!

              Check out all the great camps coming to the SCA CA this summer! Arts & Crafts Babysitting & Home Alone Courses Bricks 4 Kidz Byte Camp Cooking Camps City of Calgary – FREE PROGRAMS Drama on the Hill Engineering for Kids Functional Fitness Idea Lab – STEAM based
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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

Design Your Mature Yard Workshop – Tuesdays, October 16, 23 & 30, 6:30-9pm

Not sure what to do with your mature yard?? Learn how to create a well-thought-out, beautiful and functional yard plan in this multi-day workshop. When: Tuesdays, October 16, October 23 and October 30. Time: 6:30 to 9:00 pm Location: Strathcona Christie Aspen Community (SCA) Association, 277 Strathcona Dr SW, Calgary Homeowners will work on plans
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Wine & Beer Tasting – October 12, 7-11 pm

Join VR Wine as they host a Fall favorites food and wine pairing event at the SCA.  Enjoy three Fall foods paired with wine and beer while listening to live music. Tickets are $25 (including GST) and are available on-line at or at the office (Monday-Friday, 10-1pm).  Extra wine/beer tickets will be available for
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Spaghetti Dinner & Movie – Friday, September 14, 6 pm

We will be showing ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle‘. Doors open at 5:45 pm and dinner will be served at 6 pm followed by the movie at 7 pm. Catering is provided by Mountain Rose Catering. This event will be limited to the first 250 people and is free to SCA Members.  Memberships will be
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On behalf of Calgary Community Standards & Waste and Recycling Services … Thank you Strathcona Park!

Congratulations on a successful Community Cleanupon May 6th, 2018. The weights collected for this year: Garbage: 13,160 kg Organics: 980 kg Total: 14,140 kg Truck Loads Hauled: 3 Thank you to the Community Association and residents for your commitment to keep our communities healthy, safe and vibrant. CCU – Certificate – Strathcona Park

Neighbour Day Stamede Breakfast Survey

We’ve put together a quick survey to gather feedback on this year’s event and and find out how we can make improvements for next year.  Just follow the link: SURVEY

Neighbour Day Stampede Breakfast

Thanks to everyone who came out (despite the cold, rainy weather) to our annual Neighbour Day Stampede Breakfast! Special thanks to Mike Ellis, MLA Calgary West, for co-sponsoring this event. And thank you to our SPONSORS for their support! We’ve put together a quick survey to gather feedback on this year’s event and how we
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Pickleball Lessons at the Christie tennis courts

Beginner Clinic – Mondays, July 16 – Aug 13 (no class Aug 6), 5:30 – 8:30 pm For players with minimal or no playing experience. Learn all you need to know about rules, tactics, technique  and foot movement. Take your game to a new level. Learn advanced tactics, solid shot selections, and new shots. Cost:
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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.   

Sign up for our monthly SCA e-newsletter

The SCA sends out a monthly e-newsletter with information about upcoming events, programs and links to other information that is of interest to residents. Sign up by sending your e-mail address to: Or better yet … take out a membership to the SCA.  For only $10/year, your family will have free admission to all Spaghetti Dinner
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Calling all Gardeners!

GET INVOLVED with revitalization and maintenance of the Strathcona entrance.  Have fun volunteering once or twice each month (or when you can) from May to early October.  Volunteers meet the first Thursday of each month for an hour or two – at 7:00 pm at the Strathcona entrance.  Marlene Fritzler and Colleen Flegal welcome volunteers
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SCA – Adult Summer Programs

Come join us this summer for Adult Chair Yoga and Tai Chi!   Adult Chair Yoga (Sherry) 6 weeks – $30 + $1.50 GST = $31.50 Beginner Yoga #1 (More seated postures) Mondays, 12 – 1 pm July 9, 16, 23, 30 & August 13, 20 (No Class July 2 or August 6) Intermediate Yoga
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City News

Bow Valley Music Club Presents: Steve Pineo – October 13

Steve Pineo & Band Plays Elvis: Steve Pineo’s Elvis show is a tribute to Presley-The-King’s career, with its ground-breaking and history changing music. Steve Pineo is not an impersonator but plays Elvis’s best music from the Sun Studios to Las Vegas with Steve’s crack band laying down the groove and the Heebee Jeebees doing note
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City-Wide Food Drive: Saturday, September 15, 10 am – 2 pm

Join the Calgary Food Bank for the city’s largest one-day food drive and make a difference for a family this fall. Watch for donation bags on your doorstep! For information on the City-Wide Food Drive and the most needed items, visit

Conversation Cafe at First Lutheran Church

In partnership with Dementia Friendly Communities, First Lutheran Church will host a Conversation Cafe on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 1-3pm. Please see the attached for more information. Conversation Cafe Flyer Submitted by Liz Gahan, Ministry Coordinator, First Lutheran Church, 403-242-4544 ext 205

Good Food Box

First Lutheran Church has partnered with the Calgary Kitchen Program to offer the “Good Food Box” to support healthy eating for ALL, within our community. First Lutheran Church is now a DEPOT and access point for this program. The program runs September – June (no orders Dec. July or Aug.), and our next ordering opportunity
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Cochrane Fair – August 17, 18, 19

For more information, see the attached. 2018 Cochrane Fair

A Message from West Calgary Air Traffic Concerns

West Calgary Skies Hit Hard Ever wonder why the skies over our previously-tranquil west Calgary neighbourhoods have become so busy over the past four years? The culprit is an international aviation plan entitled Next Gen which was rolled-out in 2007. At YYC it was delayed until 2014 to coincide with the opening of the new
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Calgary 55 Plus Hockey Association

The Calgary 55 Plus Hockey Association is alive and well in Calgary. The association was formed in 1990 with the goal of providing an opportunity for Calgary and area players 55 and older to play recreational hockey for the fun of the game. The association is a registered non-profit society and supports community programs through
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Bow Trail Widening Project – Notification of Pathway Closure

In order to facilitate construction of the Bow Trail Widening Project, the regional pathway adjacent to Bow Trail / 85 Street will be closed effective 23-July-2018 for approximately 2 months.  A detour is being provided, as per the attached illustration, to accommodate pedestrian and cyclists through the duration of this closure. The City regularly posts pathway
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FireSmart Homeowners Manual and Assessment Guide

Community Safety has passed along a couple of great resources:    

Good Neighbour Practices Reference Guide

The Good Neighbour Practices Reference Guide is an overview of municipal bylaws governing neighbourhood issues. It has been written to advise residents, business owners and service providers of their rights and responsibilities as members of their community.  Click on the link below to find out more. Good Neighbour Practices Reference Guide

Free Cricket Programming – All ages

Ward 6 Residents, are you looking for some fun free sport activities for the whole family? The City of Calgary, in partnership with The Calgary & District Cricket League, and local Community Associations, are offering families the chance to try the sport of cricket for free this summer. The free cricket program will run Saturdays from August 4th
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Free Sports Programming – All ages

Ward 6 Residents, are you looking for some fun free sport activities for the whole family? The City of Calgary, in partnership with local Community Associations, are offering families the chance to try a number of drop in sport activities this summer. Activities will run Saturdays from 10am to noon starting July 7th. Please arrive a few minutes
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Calgary Southwest Tennis – Join Our League

Are you a tennis player interested in playing in a neighborhood league? The league is open to anyone 15 years of age or older. Players are grouped by ability, and each player is given the names and contact information for players in his/her ladder. You arrange the date and time – you will play your
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Babysitting & Home Alone Courses

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 587-617-6226. Register at: