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Compassion Fatigue

Dec 11th, 2018 | By

What Family Caregivers Need to Know

justREEL FILM SERIES – Breaking the Circle: Tuesday, January 8, 7pm

Dec 9th, 2018 | By

Where:  River Park Church Auditorium (3818 14a St SW, Calgary, AB T2T 3Y2) Cost: Free  Description:  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 nation, and the world.  Synopsis: Abuse in relationships is often a tragic secret that
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Caution: Wildlife in Strathcona

Nov 27th, 2018 | By

A bobcat was spotted in a backyard and along the street on Stratton Cres on November 26. Sadly, a dog was killed by a coyote in Strathcona around the same time. Please be aware of your surroundings and be cautious with pets and children.  

Keep warm and green your community with #Tuques4Trees!

Nov 21st, 2018 | By

Donate by December 14 to receive your tuque in time for Christmas! For every $40 donation, you will receive an exclusive Tree Canada tuque and a charitable tax receipt in the full amount of your gift. A great way to keep warm by greening your community at the same time! One tree is planted for
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Christmas Lights Drive IS FULL

Nov 6th, 2018 | By

Thank you to everyone who signed up.  We will look to expand this event to 2 nights for next year.

Bow Valley Music Club Presents: Alberta Night – January 26

Oct 12th, 2018 | By

Alberta Night: featuring: Amelie Patterson Trio: Hailing from Banff, Alberta, and serving as the town’s first Poet Laureate, Amelie Patterson leads as a strong ambassador for women songwriters. The clear-voiced, honest and tenacious troubadour’s music traverses territories from blues to folk rock. Her debut album Roll Honey Roll was released at Canadian Music Week, and went
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Babysitting & Home Alone Courses – Upcoming Dates

Sep 10th, 2018 | By

Home Alone Course (Thursdays, 6-8pm): Dec 20 Babysitting & Home Alone Courses (Sundays): Nov 18, Dec 2, Jan 20, Jan 26, Feb 23, March 11 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:

Conversation Cafe at First Lutheran Church

Jul 31st, 2018 | By

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

Jul 31st, 2018 | By

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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A Message from West Calgary Air Traffic Concerns

Jul 31st, 2018 | By

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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