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October 22-28 Events and Activities

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Hi Everyone,

The PDD Review panel is looking for more input about how to make PDD-funded services work better to respond to people’s needs. You can send your ideas, starting October 23, through an online survey, a letter, art, or video, or at one of the scheduled community conversation sessions. The Calgary Sessions will be November 27 & 28. You can find out more here: https://www.alberta.ca/pdd-review.aspx

There is a Free Dental Care day in Calgary on October 27th at two different locations. Check out the listing below for more details.

 

FREE:

Oct 22: Community Talk about Dementia @ Kerby Centre (1133 7 Ave SW) 1-3pm. Learn what dementia is, and find family supports.

Oct 26 & 27: State of Art Society Show and Sale @ Strathcona Community Centre (277 Strathcona Dr SW) Fri 6-9pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Go to http://sas-art.ca/ to see the featured artists at this show.

Oct 27: Free Dental Care @ Southcentre Dental (155-100 Anderson Rd) 9am-4pm. One free dental service (filling, cleaning, extraction, etc.) per person. First come, first served.

Oct 27: Free Dental Care @ MacLeod Trail Dental (232- 8500 MacLeod Tr SE) 9am-4pm. One free dental service (filling, cleaning, extraction, etc.) per person. First come, first served. https://macleodtraildental.ca/free-dental-care-calgary/ has more info.

Oct 27: Christmas Craft Sale @ Forest Heights Community Association (4909 Forego Ave SE) 10am-3pm. Heartfelt craft items for everyone.

Oct 27: Halloween ComicFest @ Comic Traders (131-755 Lake Bonavista Dr) 10 am-4pm. 14 Vendors, each with free comics available, mysterious quests, and door prizes.

Oct 27: CanZine @ Memorial Park Library (1221 2 St SW) Noon-6pm. Festival of Zine culture and independent arts. Explore Calgary’s rich history of self-published zines, and learn more about underground publishing worldwide. Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/events/canzine-calgary-2018/2164434653798142/

PAID:

Oct 22: Board Games and Munchies @ Greater Forest Lawn 55+ Society (3425 26 Ave SE) Noon-2pm. Admission is $2.  There is more info on this and other fun events at the GFL55+ Society here: http://www.gfls.org/

Oct 23-29: The Ghosts of Fish Creek Park @ Bow Valley Ranch (15975 Bow Bottom Tr SE) 6:30-7:30 pm. This events costs $7, and fills up quickly so register soon at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-ghosts-of-fish-creek-walking-tour-tickets-48469540701 , and don’t forget to bring a mug so thatyou can enjoy some hot chocolate while you wander around hearing ghost stories from the area.

Oct 25-28: Ghouls’ Night Out @ Heritage Park Oct 25& 26- 6-9pm, Oct 27-5:30-9pm, Oct 28-4-7:30pm. Admission is $10.95. Visit Heritage Park and enjoy Hallowe’en decorations, stories and activities. You can also meet the Addams Family, and See the Calgary Quidditch Club.

Oct 26: Abbot & Costello Meet Frankenstein movie screening @ Fort Calgary (750 9 Ave SE) 6:30-10pm. Tickets are $15 and there will be a cash bar and snacks available to buy. Buy tickets or learn more at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/fort-calgary-presents-black-white-movie-nights-halloween-edition-tickets-50076405878

Oct 27: The Rocky Horror Picture Show @ Rotary Performing Arts Centre (3 Elma St E, Okotoks, AB) 8:30pm. Tickets are $20 in advance through https://www.showpass.com/rocky-horror-picture-show/ or $25 at the door and include a package of props for the interactive performance.

Oct 27: Punk Rock Bowling: Halloween Edition @ Paradise Lanes (3411 17 Ave SE) 6pm. Admission is $20. Live music, unlimited bowling, and lots of treats.

Oct 27 & 28: 12 Hour Horror Movie Marathon @ Globe Cinema (617 8 Ave SW) 7pm-7am 7 movies, a costume contest, free breakfast and surprises! Tickets are $20. https://www.calgaryundergroundfilm.org/halloween-movie-marathon-2018 has info on the movies and more.