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2018 CALGARY POLICE FOUNDATION CANINE UNIT CALENDAR

On sale now | Participating Safeway & Sobeys

The CPS Canine Unit, in partnership with the Calgary Police Foundation, proudly presents the 2018 Canine Unit Calendar. These dogs, alongside their handlers, put their lives on the line every day to keep Calgarians safe. They truly are heroes to all of us. We recognize and honour them with this campaign. Please support our Canine Heroes, and ultimately the Calgary Police Foundation, which funds programs that help Calgary youth avoid crime and victimization. Purchase your calendar today.


DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS FOLLOW YOUR HEART

November 15 – 19, 2017 | Stampede Corral

Follow your heart straight to adventure at Disney On Ice! Just keep swimming with Dory and new pal Hank from Disney Pixar’s Finding Dory as they set out to find her parents. Cheer with the Emotions from Disney Pixar’s Inside Out. Venture to wintery Arendelle where Olaf and Kristoff help reunite Anna and Elsa and learn love is the most powerful magic of all. See the Disney Princesses achieve their dreams through bravery, kindness and perseverance. And celebrate true friendship with The Toy Story gang. Make unforgettable memories with Mickey and your Disney friends when Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart skates into Calgary! Purchase tickets online.


DECIDEDLY JAZZ DANCEWORKS: VELOCITY

November 16-26, 2017 | DJD Dance Centre

You’ve seen them dance. Now see their emerging choreographic voices in the first dancer-choreographed show in our new facility. These bi-annual experiments are casual, less adorned raw productions that give our company dancers an opportunity to try their hand at creating movement. A great way to get to know another side of our dancers. Purchase tickets online today. 


STAMPEDE CITY SESSIONS: THE NORTHERN PIKES

November 18, 2017 | Webber Academy Performing Arts Centre

Stampede City Sessions is a TV Series, featuring the live music of passionate musicians from a wide variety of genres. Live shows are staged in the beautiful Webber Academy Performing Arts Centre Theatre, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada offering live music fans an intimate performance with artists on the rise. Purchase tickets online.


SIGHT NIGHT

November 18, 2017 | Eau Claire Market, Bow River Pathway

When the sun goes down on Saturday, November 18th, the light from hundreds of headlamps will bob and weave along the Bow River Pathway as enthusiasts and supporters of visually impaired Albertans join in sight night Calgary – a fun run after dark.

Raising funds and awareness for the Alberta Sports and Recreation Association for the Blind (ASRAB), sight night, presented by Flaman Fitness, is more than just another run. It is a vision-optional event. Runners who are visually impaired will share the path with sighted runners. The after-dark timing makes it a more even playing field!

Register online today.


A CHRISTMAS CAROL – THEATRE CALGARY

November 23 – December 24, 2017

Theatre Calgary’s annual production of Dickens’ classic tale has become a favourite holiday tradition. Let Tiny Tim, and the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Future melt your heart with kindness and rejoice in the music of the season.  For tickets, click here.


FIND CHRISTMAS DOWNTOWN

November 23, 2017 | The CORE

On November 23 from 4pm to 8pm the CORE is inviting you to help us kick off the holidays with 150 stunningly beautiful Christmas Trees decorated by YOU; Calgary’s dynamic corporations, not-for-profit groups, media and attractions.

The evening will consist of your team busily decorating your tree, networking, live entertainment, and a few surprises, until 8pm.
Trees will then remain decorated and on display for all to see until December 21, 2017 when they will be picked up and delivered to local families in need in partnership with The Magic of Christmas. Register online here, and find more information here.


NEWS TALK 770 PLEDGE DAY

December 1, 2017 | News Talk 770 Studios – 3320 17th Ave SW

Pledge Day is a 12-and-a-half hour live radio radiothon. On Friday, Dec. 1, we will broadcast from 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 pm in the lobby of Corus Centre – home to News Talk 770.

On this day, we will ask listeners to phone-in, come by or go online and make donations that will benefit kids-in-need throughout the Calgary area.

Pledge Day is focused on small, grassroots charities who are not able to hold massive fundraisers or manage sophisticated communications. Pledges of financial support are called in by News Talk 770 listeners, individuals, retailers and corporations for the Calgary Children’s Foundation (CCF).


LIONS CENTENNIAL GALA

December 2, 2017 | Bella Concert Hall, Mount Royal University

Lions around the world have been changing lives for 100 years through humanitarian service. Our ‘Lions Centennial Gala’ marks this milestone with music and dance, celebrating our legacy and looks forward to the next century of service.

Join us in celebrating the Lions Clubs International Centennial and Canada’s 150 th Anniversary of Confederation. This special event features music and dance from Silver Stars Musical Revue Society, Prairie Mountain Fiddlers, Jarosh Accordion Ensemble and Alberta Firefighters Pipe Band. Included are soloists Claire Butler and Evelyn Cruz Porter. Purchase tickets today!


THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS

Christmas magic comes but once a year. Have you spotted the jolly, bearded man in red delivering joy to those in need? The Magic of Christmas is a 100% volunteer, non-denominational charity based in the city of Calgary.

Every Christmas Eve, we load up Calgary Transit buses, magically transformed into “reindeer buses,” with hundreds of gifts and volunteers dressed as Santa and his elves. Then, we do what we do best—deliver Christmas spirit into the homes and hearts of those who need it most.

It’s magic you’ll want to be a part of. Want to help? Learn more about the Magic of Christmas.


ALBERTA BALLET’S THE NUTCRACKER 

December 15 – 24, 2017 |Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

Get ready to be dazzled in this glittering Alberta Ballet holiday production of The Nutcracker.  Enter a Kingdom of Sweets, fall in love with a Sugar Plum Fairy, and bravely face an army of mischievous mice. This is an intimate retelling of a holiday classic in its beautifully authentic Russian setting. The whole family will be awed by this classic fable, as you’re drawn in by Stripe’s intimate storytelling and spectacular choreography.


CALGARY FIREFIGHTERS NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA

December 31, 2017 | Hyatt Regency Calgary

Join us for our Charity Gala, and help us ring in the New Year with an extraordinary, community celebration. Our Calgary Firefighters have formed an innovative partnership with the Calgary Firefighters Burn Treatment Society, Calgary Health Trust & The Calgary Herald Christmas Fund to present an exciting New Year’s Eve Charity Gala.

Purchase your tickets online today.


HIGH PERFORMANCE RODEO

January 3 – 28, 2018 | Various locations

One Yellow Rabbit’s High Performance Rodeo, Calgary’s International Festival of the Arts, is the largest festival of its kind in Western Canada, featuring theatre, music, dance and more!

Check out this years schedule, and purchase tickets online today.


CONSTELLATIONS

February 27 – March 17, 2017 | Arts Commons

Alberta Theatre Projects presents: Constellations. An international hit on Broadway and in London’s West End, Constellations is a spellbinding love story about an unlikely romance between Roland, a beekeeper, and Marianne, a physicist. After a chance encounter at a barbeque brings them together the possibility of a spark seems unlikely, but what happens next defies the limits of our understanding of time and space. Unfolding in a series of parallel moments over the course of their relationship, the play explores the infinite trajectories that love can take to bring us together or pull us apart. Purchase tickets here. 


CALGARY YOUTH SINGERS

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Youth Singers delivers a leading-edge professional curriculum encompassing choral (from classical to contemporary pop), musical theatre and a wide variety of dance styles. Our artistic team includes over 50 outstanding educators, directors, arrangers, composers, choreographers and dramatists. Youth Singers of Calgary is a Performing Arts Company with divisions covering all ages from three to 93. Register today!


YMCA

YMCA and the Flames Foundation are offering free YMCA memberships to all students currently in grade 6! Youth are encouraged to take advantage of the facilities after school in addition to participating in some of the free student workshops offered. Also be sure to check out Flames Fridays, where each Friday after school a new activity is planned for all that wish to attend!


GREY EAGLE RESORT AND CASINO

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Grey Eagle Resort and Casino is one of Calgary’s newest entertainment destinations located on the Tsuu T’ina First Nation, nestled in the beautiful backdrop of the Rocky Mountains.

Offering to their guests professionally conducted, exciting entertainment in a unique environment!


CALGARY INFERNO

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Global Calgary is proud to support the Canadian Women’s Hockey League and Calgary’s home team, the Calgary Inferno! Check out their website and find out how you can support Women’s Hockey in our city! With affordable game packages and single ticket pricing, what better way to ring in the new year then to show some team spirit!


CALGARY STAMPEDERS

Calgary Stampeders quarterback Drew Tate launches a pass during second half CFL action against the Toronto Argonauts in Toronto on Friday October 14, 2011. Smart and patient are words used to describe Tate. The 27-year-old has had to be patient playing behind Henry Burris for three seasons. But Tate will get his first CFL start Friday when Calgary hosts the Saskatchewan Roughriders. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Global Calgary is proud to be the Calgary Stampeders officially local television partner. Watch Global Sports on News Hour Final for Stampeder game highlights and player profiles all season long.


WITZEL WEATHER WEBCHAT

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Join Global Calgary Meteorologist, Jordan Witzel on the 2nd Wednesday of every month for “Witzel Weather Webchat” starting at 9am MST!  Email in your weather-related questions and have Jordan answer them live during the webcast!

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