calgary Events

Tuesday May 26th, 2020

Albertans Helping Albertans Virtual 5K

May 1 - May 31

The Alberta Cancer Foundation has launched a virtual, province-wide fundraiser taking place during the entire month of May. The Albertans Helping Albertans Virtual 5K is a campaign that will raise funds for the 17 Alberta Health Services cancer centres across the province, by encouraging participants to individually run or walk a minimum of 5 kilometers… Full details 

StoryShare-By-Phone

May 4 - Jul 4

On May 4, 2020, Storytelling Alberta (Calgary Chapter) launched a special Story-Share-By-Phone outreach program during the pandemic for isolated Calgary seniors living in their own homes. Our storyteller/volunteer teams will set up a conference call with seniors to: 1) Deliver a story 2) Invite the recipient to tell a story from his/her lived history, and,… Full details 

Fill the Boot

May 5 - Jun 5

For an incredible 65 years, Fire Fighters have been supporting MDC and Canadians impacted by neuromuscular disorders. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, Fire Fighters had to cancel their efforts to fill the boot this Spring. However, the needs of those impacted by neuromuscular disorders cannot be cancelled. Please help Fire Fighters continue their support of MDC. Full details 

THE LADY BALL 2.0 – VIRTUAL EVENT

May 28

On Thursday, May 28 at 7pm, join us for THE LADY BALL 2.0, a virtual evening in support of Ovarian Cancer Canada, connecting our community across the West. At a new location this year – the luxury (and comfort!) of your own home – this annual event includes comedy, your own bubbly and wine and… Full details 

Find Your Inner Dance | Momo Movement (Online)

Jun 1

Close your eyes…. take a deep breath in and out…. Now bring your attention to the sensation in your body – wherever you are – and begin to move in any way, literally anyway, that feels satisfying or interesting. This is the premise of Momo Movement’s workshop, Find Your Inner Dance. Artistic Director, Kyra Newton,… Full details 

Calgary Dialogue Group: Empathy as a Life Skill

Jun 3

Join Calgary’s Dialogue Group, led by Dr. Arthur Clark, for a conversation about empathy as a life skill for personal and social transformation. The dialogue format provides an opportunity for reflection, interaction and sharing experiences and views in a nonjudgmental setting. All ages are welcome to attend. Depending on your ability to give, we recommend… Full details 

Walk of Life: Reflective All Abilities Art Event

Jun 5

Led by Prospect Human Services and members of the disability community using a digital platform, participants will have the opportunity to share their stories and build empathy through discussion and art making in a time of social distancing. In the week prior to the event, participants who sign up will receive a package with art… Full details 

Pechakucha: Full STEAM Ahead! | Campfire Kinship

Jun 6

Brought to you by Campfire Kinship, this event is designed to celebrate diverse STEAM talent and their vital contributions to our city. Using a highly creative and visual digital storytelling format called Pecha-Kucha, STEAM’ers will share their story about what inspired them to embark on their professional journeys, and stay the course, despite challenges. By… Full details 

Pow-Wow Fit | Nikita Kahpeaysewat

Jun 7

Pow-Wow Fit is a fitness class teaching traditional dance steps and concepts of Indigenous dance styles. Learn about the historical representations of each dance style while working on your cardio fitness. Led by Nikita Kahpeaysewat, a Plains Cree Iskwew (Plains Cree Woman) from the Moosomin First Nations in Treaty 6 Territory, Saskatchewan, she has been… Full details 

Summer STAMP CAMP Online

Jun 13

My big Summer STAMP CAMP has gone online! But, you’re still in for a fun day of crafts and learning on June 13, 2020. I’ll demo some techniques, we’ll chat and we’ll make some cards and crafts together apart! This ONLINE CLASS will be conducted using Zoom. Sign up for Zoom is free. Registration is… Full details 

Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life

Jun 13

This year, we have reimagined Relay For Life into Relay At Home — a fun, interactive way to Relay online and keep our communities safe during COVID-19. For over 20 years, Relay supporters have helped us change the lives of people with cancer. And now more than ever, we’re committed to supporting all those affected… Full details 

Energize Don’t Hide Challenge

Jun 21 - Sep 21

Energize Don’t Hide 2020 Challenge – Registration Open! CMHA Calgary is inviting you to participate in our 2020 summer wellness campaign and virtual Energize Don’t Hide event between June 21, 2020 – September 21, 2020. Consistent activity is important for your physical and mental health. Our event is encouraging Canadians to set a fitness goal… Full details 

Global Calgary supports: Virtual MS Bike

Jun 27 - Aug 31

Are you ready for the virtual MS Bike experience? This summer you can ride however you choose and connect with the MS Bike community online. You can conquer a specific route, distance challenge or accomplish your wellness goals, while accelerating the pace of MS breakthroughs and empowering people affected by MS to live their best… Full details 

VIRTUAL BRAIN TUMOUR WALK 2020

Jun 27

We invite you to take steps to #EndBrainTumours as we support, celebrate and remember. We may be physically distant, but we will still come together in a new way through our #VirtualBrainTumourWalk. These funds go towards life-changing research, support programs, information, advocacy, awareness, and HOPE. What steps will you take to change the lives of… Full details 

Quest Theatre – Digital Drama Camps

Jun 29 - Aug 28

The world has gone very digital, very quickly. In this time of social distancing Quest Theatre is getting creative! From the safety of your own home, join Quest’s family of experienced drama instructors who love to share their passion of theatre making with young people.    Experience creativity that engages the body, the voice, the… Full details 

STEM Camp

Jul 6 - Aug 14

STEM Camp is a Canadian not for profit based out of Embro, Ontario operating over 45 locations across Ontario and Western provinces. The STEM Camp mission is to inspire Canadian youth through participating in hands-on activities in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). We believe… In the power of curiosity and wonder… Full details 

Children’s Wish Charity Poker Tournament

Sep 18

PLEASE NOTE RESCHEDULE DATE The best Charity Poker Tournament in the city has been rescheduled for September 18, 2020 at the Deerfoot Inn and Casino. Compete for a prize pool of $15,000, with first place prize of $10,000. Go #allinforwishes and help grant wishes for local children battling life threatening illnesses. To learn more and… Full details 

Turning Points – Changing LIVES, One FAMILY at a Time

Oct 2

Turning Points – Changing LIVES, One FAMILY at a Time will celebrate the courageous individuals and families in our city, striving every day to live free from violence and abuse, as well as commemorate the important work of Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter. This social event and charity fundraiser is an elegant evening with dinner, raffle,… Full details 

HUSH Gala

Oct 3

This event has a new date – October 3, 2020 Watch our social media for clues!* The HUSH Gala is the CPAA’s largest fundraiser. It brings together the three pillars of our society – business, community, and government to celebrate joining forces to make a difference in the lives of children and adults with cerebral… Full details 

Global Calgary Supports: OpportuniTea

Oct 4

Kate Linder, and Linder’s The Young and the Restless cast mates announce the postponement of the 7th Annual OpportuniTea with Kate Linder and Friends in Calgary. The Sunday, April 5 event has been postponed until Sunday, October 4th, in the interests of the health and safety of all involved during the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Current… Full details 

Global Calgary Supports: Chief Youth Courage Awards Gala

Nov 13

Join Chief Constable Mark Neufeld of the Calgary Police Service and the Calgary Police Foundation as we celebrate and honour six remarkable young citizens and one exceptional philanthropist, Dick Haskayne, at the 2020 Chief Youth Courage Awards gala. This elegant gala will feature an exclusive look into the Calgary Police Service, delicious drinks, interactive appetizer… Full details