Seniors invited to take part in more than 85 events during City of Calgary Seniors’ Week, June 3 – 9, 2018

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Calgary is celebrating Seniors’ Week June 3rd to 9th, acknowledging the many contributions seniors make to our communities. Across Calgary, there are more than 85 events including social gatherings, drop-in fitness classes, cultural celebrations and presentations about managing finances and dementia awareness.

Participating Seniors’ Week partners include Calgary Recreation, the Glenbow Museum, Studio Bell National Music Centre, Fort Calgary and the Kerby Centre.

For a complete list of activities taking place during Seniors’ Week, visit Calgary.ca/seniorsweek.

Calgary Humane Society – 17th annual Dog Jog, June 2, 2018

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Imagine a warm summer day with the wind in your hair, sun on your face, and 800 dogs between your feet. Now imagine every step you take that day means a homeless animal in our city is provided with food, care and medicine. Wouldn’t you get involved? Participate in Calgary Humane Society’s 17th annual Dog Jog on June 2nd, 2018 and every step you take will build a more compassionate tomorrow.

Dog Jog is a one day event where two- and four-legged friends get together to walk or run the South Glenmore park Weaslehead Trail on a marked pathway distance of 2.5km or 5km. Once your race is complete, you and your family are encouraged to spend the day with us in celebration of your accomplishments with our outdoor festival including fido-friendly vendors, a Kids Zone complete with bouncy castles and face painting, and a Mutt & Mingle food and beverage garden where the city’s hottest food trucks will gather.

For more information and to register, please visit: https://www.calgaryhumane.ca/get-involved/chsevents/dogjog/

 

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Calgary International Children’s Festival (Kidsfest) – May 23-26, 2018

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The Calgary International Children’s Festival (Kidsfest) celebrates its 32nd anniversary this season. From its humble beginning in 1987, Kidsfest has grown to become one of the most prominent non-profit arts festivals of its kind in Canada and the largest presenter of performing arts for young people in Calgary.

Visit calgarykidsfest.ca for the full lineup of artists joining for the 32nd annual Kidsfest. Explore and experience the festival through puppetry, music, dance, theatre, and more!

 

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Calgary Police Service – “The Hub” Messaging Service: Community Alerts at Your Fingertips.

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The Hub is the information headquarters of the Calgary Police Service where you can access news stories and announcements at your fingertips. Information on The Hub will be updated in real-time so that you can keep abreast of occurrences throughout the City.

For those of you who want to be notified directly via voice message to your phone, text message to your cellular phone, or by email, you may click here to sign up to the Hub Messaging System.

Know Your Numbers! MAN VAN visiting Douglasdale on June 9, 2018 for free baseline prostate cancer testing.

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One in seven men in Alberta will be affected by prostate cancer.

Baseline PSA testing can help with the early detection of prostate cancer. When detected early it is very treatable.

The MAN VAN  will be at Eaglequest Golf Douglasdale on Saturday, June 9, from 7:30-9:30am, offering free baseline PSA testing to men aged 40-80. No appointment necessary.

Special thanks to The Prostate Cancer Centre and the Men’s Health Charity Classic for offering this public service!

 

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