City of Calgary – Area Structure Plan for new community in SE Calgary: Ricardo Ranch. Provide your input!

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The City is in the process of drafting an Area Structure Plan (ASP) for the Ricardo Ranch community. The Ricardo Ranch ASP will provide a vision for the future development of 570 hectares (1,410 acres) of land located within the southeast sector of the city. The plan area is bounded by the undeveloped community of Rangeview to the north, by unplanned and undeveloped lands to the east, by the Bow River to the south, and by the community of Cranston to the west.

PROVIDE YOUR INPUT:

https://engage.calgary.ca/RicardoRanch

 

City of Calgary – Mobile Adventure Playground coming to McKenzie Towne, June 14 & 15, 2018

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June 14 & 15, from 10am to 4pm, at McKenzie Towne Toboggan Hill (click for map).

The mobile adventure playground is not a registered program, but a playground that offers a different way to play. Onsite play ambassadors are there to inspire play and keep the playground safe, but not directly supervise the children. Parents are encouraged to stay and watch their children play and see how their imaginations soar in this new adventure space.

Full details can be found at the following link:

http://www.calgary.ca/CSPS/Parks/Pages/Locations/Mobile-Adventure-Playground.aspx

 

City of Calgary’s Summer Youth Passport is back!

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The Summer Youth Passport is back. It’s your ticket to unlimited swimming, skating and gym activities at 15 recreational facilities in Calgary from July 1 – August 31, 2018.

The Summer Youth Passport is available from June 1, to anyone between the ages of 12 and 17.

As part of the #GetMovingYYC initiative, passports can be purchased in person and used at the following locations:

The Youth Passport is an affordable opportunity for our city’s youth to experience what Calgary has to offer. Passports at all City of Calgary facilities are $55. Pricing at Genesis Centre, Trico Centre and Vivo vary by facility.

This summer, let them discover why Calgary is a great place to explore.

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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