2012 being the centennial year for many Calgarian organizations (such as the Stampede and the Public Library), the Canada Day Celebrations team from the City of Calgary has organized many family-friendly activities across the city for Canada’s birthday on July 1. Activities range from the Living Flag (a recreation of Canada’s red and white maple leaf with – yes – you!) to [...]
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We all know looking for a summer job can be difficult; going around town with your resume can get tiring and tedious real fast. Luckily, Calgary's 14th Annual Summer Hiring Fair is fast approaching during these first days of Youth Week.
Although it’s still months until Youth Week Calgary 2012 (April 21 -28, mark your calendars, people!), preparations are already in the works and prizes are already being collected. In case you’re not quite sure what Youth Week is all about, it’s youth from all over the city coming together to celebrate and engage in the community. With over 50 events [...]
I have lived in Calgary all my life and I’ve grown up with the beauty of this city. Right now, if you look out from Crescent Road, you can see the array of multicolored autumn leaves. It makes you realize that to keep this city as naturally beautiful as it is, we all have to contribute. The mayor has asked [...]
On Friday, mayor Nenshi launched a campaign called “3 Things for Calgary” – advocating for a better community by encouraging our community members to do three things that will make Calgary a better place. When I heard Nenshi said, “It could be big things like, join your local community association or it could be small things like have a front [...]
Now that the school year is coming to an end for youth volunteers all around the city, it’s time to start planning how to spend these next two lazy months. Many students are booked up with vacations and summer jobs, but the nicer weather doesn’t mean that volunteer opportunities are slowing down. Those who volunteer frequently throughout the school year [...]
The City of Calgary has just launched a video contest for their after schools programming. Film a short video with your friends about Calgary AfterSchool and you could win great prizes; iPod touch 4th generation 32 GB, Calgary Flames tickets, Calgary Hitmen tickets, be a DJ at a Youth Night at Southland or Village Square Leisure Centre, and more. This contest [...]
We posted a number of months ago about some nasty chemicals you can run into while using personal care products. Recently, I received an e-mail from the David Suzuki Foundation asking me to complete a survey of toxic ingredients in cosmetics. Essentially, you find some care products that you use on a daily basis, check them for any of the [...]
Looking for some stuff to do this week, but want some options other than going to the mall or the movies (plus something that will cost a little less)? It’s a good thing that the city you live in has you covered. There are drop-in programs happening all over Calgary almost every night of the week, which means you don’t [...]