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YOUTHLINK

July – September | YouthLink

Uncover the secret and sophisticated world of the Calgary Police Service. From underground operations to helicopter pursuits; get real-world Intel on what it takes to keep our city safe.

YouthLink’s state-of-the-art Police Museum is complete with exhibits and interactive displays to explore beyond the badge.

Unravel Calgary’s most impressive stories of crime and corruption by examining actual evidence, photos and puzzling outcomes. Discover multiple exhibits on safety and crime prevention.

Free admission, family fun, open Tuesdays – Saturdays all summer long, 10 am – 4 pm. Visit their website for all the information.


THE LAST WIFE

September 12 – 30, 2017 | Arts Commons

Alberta Theatre Projects presents: The Last Wife by Kate Hennig. A modern-day Katherine Parr marries the most dangerous man in England, King Henry VIII, only to find herself locked in a fierce battle of wills for her ideals, and her life. Purchase tickets here.

 


RUN FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER 

September 23, 2017 | 200 Barclay Parade SW

Believe in the Gold is a charitable foundation dedicated to the children. It is committed to raising awareness about childhood cancer, raising funds to help support families with medical expenses that are not covered by Alberta Health Care or extended benefit plans, and raising funds for childhood cancer research. Register for the Run for Childhood Cancer to help support this important cause.  


DDRC (Developmental Disabilities Resource Centre of Calgary) Job Fair

September 23, 2017 | 4631 Richardson Way SW

The DDRC is looking to hire people to help support Calgarians with developmental disabilities. If you are looking to enrich your career, come by the DDRC office on September 23 to meet the team and see if the DDRC is a good fit for you. Don’t forget your resume.

Please call 403-240-3111 or visit the DDRC website for more information.


RBC RACE FOR THE KIDS

September 24, 2017 | Heritage Park

You are invited to join RBC and the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation for the first ever Calgary RBC Race for the Kids – an exciting event that is sure to inspire our community! Join us this September at Heritage Park Historical Village for a family-friendly run like no other! Register today.


BLADDER CANCER CANADA AWARENESS WALK

September 24, 2017 | Confederation Park

The Bladder Cancer Canada Awareness Walk is a fun-filled day, bringing patients and families together and is responsible for raising 75% of the total annual funds. Register as an individual or team today!


THE SOUND OF MUSIC – BROADWAY ACROSS CANADA

September 26 – October 1, 2017 | Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

The hills are alive! A brand new production of The Sound of Musical is coming to Calgary! The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the Von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony, Grammy and Academy Award-winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song.  Get your tickets here.


150 WOMEN OF INSPIRATION

September 30, 2017 | Calgary TELUS Convention Centre

This year we celebrate 150 Women of Inspiration to recognize Canada’s 150th Anniversary. It will be memorable business empowerment, celebrating women who make a difference in our community. Join us to build authentic connections, networking with like-minded women and men passionate about advancing women in business, pay it forward in the community to support HomeFront to end domestic violence and be inspired by our Women of Inspiration Award winners, keynote speakers, dignitaries and celebrity guests. For more information and to purchase tickets visit the Canadian Business Chicks website.


GUTS & GLORY FLAG FOOTBALL 

September 30, 2017 | McMahon Stadium

Ever Dream of Playing on the Field in a CFL Stadium? What about hanging out with members of the Calgary Stampeders? Here’s your chance!

Teams will compete in a fundraising flag football tournament on the field and participate in a once-in-a-lifetime experience at McMahon Stadium Saturday, September 30, 2017 2pm – 6pm. Guts N Glory is a flag football tournament where teams compete against each other at the home of the Calgary Stampeders while helping to raise funds to find cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Local teams of businesses, football fans and athletes of all skills will come together for this one day tournament. Each team will participate in a minimum of 3 games played on the field. There is no event quite like it. Register your team today.


BURPEES FOR BREATH

September 30, 2017 | Chinook Crossfit

Support Cystic Fibrosis research and challenge friends/family to a little who’s the fittest challenge Burpees for Breath challenges each participant to do as many burpees as you can in 7 minutes, kids 12 and under will do 2 minutes. New this year, team event!

This event is open to everyone – hockey teams, baseball teams, CrossFit gyms, brothers, sisters, moms, dads, teachers, coaches, dancing classes- whoever wants to have some fun, challenge yourself and your friends and have an amazing time doing it all for an amazing cause. Register online today. 


TOP 7 OVER 70

October 2, 2017 | Hyatt Regency Calgary

The winners of the Top 7 Over 70 awards will be announced at a gala at the Hyatt Regency Calgary on Oct. 2, 2017, hosted by the one and only Dave Kelly. The gala will be an uplifting event, featuring fine food, fun and great company, while also providing an opportunity to celebrate some of the city’s best and brightest citizens. To buy tickets, please use EventBrite by clicking here. Or, if you have questions about tickets, please contact the Calgary Seniors’ Resource Centre at 403-266-6200 or visit the Top 7 Over 70 website. 


DDRC Inclusion Awards

October 4, 2017 | Coast Plaza Hotel

Established in 1996, the Inclusion Awards recognize people and organizations that help people with developmental disabilities participate in the community in real and meaningful ways.

A celebration of inclusion will be held at the Coast Plaza Hotel on October 4, 2017 to honour all award recipients and nominees.


COCKTAILS FOR CRITTERS

October 14, 2017 | The Westin Hotel

Celebrating 95 years of connecting lives, Calgary Humane Society’s Cocktails for Critters gala, presented by Preventous Collaborative Health, will attract more than 500 discerning guests – primarily Calgary corporate and community leaders.

An unforgettable and highly entertaining evening is planned; including ‘Rescues on the Runway’, Protection Animals Alumni meet and greet, distinctive silent auction offerings, complimentary wine hour, signature drink and an incredible culinary sampling. For more information head to the Calgary Humane Society website.


TO THE LIGHT

October 17 – November 4, 2017 | Arts Commons

Alberta Theatre Projects presents: To the Light. Based on the novel “To The Lighthouse” by Virginia Woolf, To the Light tells the dream-like story of a young painter, Lily Briscoe, who returns to the seaside home of her dearly departed friend and mother figure Mrs. Ramsay where she visited her 10 years earlier, before the Great War. Exploring the quiet house, she relives memories of their friendship and tries to make sense of the chaos of post-war life and her place in it, guided by her absent friend. Purchase tickets here.


VICTORIES CENTENNIAL BALL AND GALA

October 20, 2017 |  The Westin Calgary

To commemorate the centenary of Vimy Ridge; Hill 70; and Passchendaele, nine Calgary military organizations are pleased to present the “Victories Centennial Ball and Gala” to be held at the Telus Convention Centre on Friday, October 20th 2017. This event promises to be a memorable evening of military pageantry, music and commemoration to the courage and sacrifice of those valiant Canadians.

For more information and tickets visit The Victories Centennial Ball & Gala website.


LIGHT THE NIGHT

October 21, 2017 | Eau Claire

Join us for an evening filled with inspiration and hope, at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada’s Light The Night Walk.

At twilight, help make a difference in the lives of more than 138,000 Canadians affected by blood cancer. Hold your illuminated lanterns high; red for supporters, white for patients and survivors and gold for loved ones lost. Register online to walk. 


GHOULS’ NIGHT OUT


October 26 – 29, 2017 | Heritage Park

Ghouls’ Night Out at Heritage Park is perfect for families with little ghouls, aged three to nine, who are looking for a fun, safe night out.  Don’t miss the ghostly encounters and freaky family fun at Heritage Park!  Take a spooky stroll down the well decorated streets, and meet some of the ghoulish residents of the village as you pass their haunted houses.  Activities include the Witches Flying School, storytelling with wizards and witches, Family Halloween Dance, decorate your own “ginger-dead man” cookie, spooky dance mobs, and much more!  Tickets must be purchased in advance.


CALGARY BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

October 26, 2017 | Calgary Hyatt Regency

Each year, senior business leaders from across southern Alberta gather to celebrate business in our region. The Calgary Business Hall of Fame, Gala Dinner and Induction Ceremony honours our most esteemed business leaders for their life achievements and service to the economy, community and our future. It is the premier annual gathering of business and community leaders from within every sector.


JERSEY BOYS – BROADWAY ACROSS CANADA

November 3-5, 2017 | Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

TICKETS ON SALE OCTOBER 2 AT 10AM for Calgary’s engagement of the Tony, Grammy, and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons.   JERSEY BOYS is the behind-the-music story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story – a story that has made them an international sensation all over again. The show features all their hits including “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Oh What A Night,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” and “Working My Way Back To You.”


YWHISPER Gala

November 16, 2017 | Calgary TELUS Convention Centre

Join the YWCA on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre as Ms. Marcia Clark shares her personal experiences, both as a mother and an attorney and her dedication to empower women of all backgrounds. Funds raised will support YW programs and services which help women and their families, while advocating for women’s safety, social and economic rights. Visit the YWHISPER website for more information and to purchase tickets.


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.


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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