Archive for August 13th, 2012

2nd Annual ProHab Bike-In Party – Free All-Ages Event on Sat Aug 18 at Ramsay Rink

August 13th, 2012

Bring the whole family to Ramsay Park this Saturday (Aug 18) for the 2nd Annual ProHab Bike-In Party.

Here’s the scoop from Prohab Helmet Society Calgary:

It’s the 2nd Annual ProHab Bike-In Party!

Brought to YOU, cuz we love you. By US, cuz we’re rad!

Saturday August 18th 2012 from 1- 6 PM at Ramsay Park. All Ages welcome to this free event!

We’ll have a bouncy castle for the whole family, a BBQ by donation, Helmets by donation, and Bands by demand!

Dojo Workhorse, Cowpuncher, Mountaineer and Forest Tate will tickle your eardrums and ring your bells.

Come one come all and don’t forget your helmets.

Sponsored by Calgary 2012, Protec Helmets, Tubby Dog, AMA, Vans and Sled Island, Jiffy-T and West Canadian.

For more information, visit the Prohab Helmet Society Calgary Facebook page.

New Street Spoken Word Safari, This Wednesday (Aug 15) at 7pm

August 13th, 2012

find it Calgary sends the following invitation:

When: Wednesday August 15, 7:00pm 

Where: Meet at St. Vincent’s Church in Inglewood (1405 – 8th Avenue SE).

At this one-of-a-kind spoken word event, rock star poets including Calgary’s poet laureate Kris Demeanor will share their unique interpretations of one of Calgary’s best-kept secrets: Inglewood’s New Street.

The safari will lead you to secret locations along the street, past homes that are part of the lane’s eclectic charm.

Tickets are $10 and will be available at the event.

You can also purchase tickets ahead of time at ReworksDouble Elle Bakery,or Gravity.

If you can’t make it down to one of our ticket locations, contact us so we can put tickets aside for you.

But everyone’s invited to the last stop on the safari!

Join the tour at Inglewood’sNellie Breen Park at about 9 PM, and enjoy an evening’s entertainment by the New Street Band.

Food trucks (Jelly Modern Doughnuts and JoJo’s BBQ) will be on hand to provide tasty snacks.

Don’t miss it!

We look forward to seeing you there!

Choose a Project for the 23rd Ave Artwalk

August 13th, 2012

Thanks to your votes, the 23rd Ave Artwalk has received funding!

Now they need your help to choose a project:

Help us spend $1200!

We’re happy to report that, thanks to the many Calgarians who took the time to vote and support our project, the 23rd Avenue Artwalk & Street Celebration has been awarded one of Calgary 2012’s Grassroots Initiative Grants!

In our application, we pledged that:

“We will put our Calgary 2012 grant towards a project that will contribute to the beautification of 23rd Avenue. After all, 23rd Avenue has given us so much – let’s give something back!”

Help us choose a project to celebrate 23rd Avenue.

You can fill out the short survey on the 23rd Ave Artwalk site.

Sam Hester was interviewed today on CBC Calgary’s Homestretch.