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Talks, Workshops & Seminars

Black History Month at Calgary Public Library.
Everyday from Feb 1, 2024 - Feb 29, 2024 at 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Join Calgary Public Library for a series of events that give space to people and stories that honour, educate, and shine a spotlight on Black history in Canada. Jon Cornish, Chancellor of the University of Calgary and former Calgary Stampeder, in partnership with the Chinook Country Historical Society, will be hosting a special event on February 13 at Central Library. Power and Privilege in an Intersectional Life will explore the complexities of Jon’s unique journey as a person of mixed heritage and what it is like navigating a world rife with stereotypes and misconceptions. The Library will also be screenings several films that explore Black history and the experiences and contributions of Black people in Canada: • True North: Inside the Rise of Toronto Basketball – February 12 • John Ware Reclaimed – February 25 • The Road Taken – February 29 *See www.calgarylibrary.ca for specific dates and times for all events.
Location:Central Library
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Free Events, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:www.calgarylibrary.ca/blackhistorymonth
Exposure Photography Festival.
Everyday from Feb 1, 2024 - Mar 3, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Exposure is an annual festival that celebrates photography, hosting thoughtfully curated exhibitions that showcase internationally renowned practitioners alongside emerging and established talent from Alberta at various Calgary venues.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Open House & Tours, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://exposurephotofestival.com
Calgary Job Fair at Heritage Park.
> Saturday Mar 2, 2024 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Whether you’re seeking a summer job in Calgary or are interested in a part-time job, this is your gateway to many unique and exciting positions.
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
The Power of Voice Youth Conference.
> Saturday Mar 2, 2024 at 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
CBFY is excited to host its annual Power of Voice Youth Conference! This is an annual event for immigrant and refugee youth across the city of Calgary to engage them in various topics such as self-expression, mental health, resiliency, and more! This year’s conference theme is “Youth Voices Shaping Tomorrow!” Open to students in grades 7 to 12, it’s a day to celebrate diversity, connect with others, and discover how YOU can make a difference!
Location:Calgary Central Library, Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall
Category:Free Events, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:http://cbfy.ca/events/pov24-myvoicematters-shaping-tmmr/
Women's History Walk at Fort Calgary.
Everyday from Mar 3, 2024 - Mar 10, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Celebrate International Women’s Day with a one-hour outdoor walking tour around the lands of Fort Calgary. Discover some of the hidden histories of women who made an impact on the lands we now call Calgary — from First Nations and Métis women to new settlers on the prairies — and delve into why women are often overlooked in stories about our history. Dress for the weather and be prepared to walk over snowy and/or uneven ground as the city starts to defrost from winter.
Location:Fort Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Open House & Tours, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://fortcalgary.com
Women’s History Walk at Fort Calgary.
Everyday from Mar 3, 2024 - Mar 10, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Celebrate International Women’s Day with a one-hour outdoor walking tour around the lands of Fort Calgary! Discover some of the hidden histories of women who made an impact on the lands we now call Calgary—from First Nations and Métis women to new settlers on the prairies—and delve into why women are often overlooked in stories about our history. Dress for the weather and be prepared to walk over snowy and/or uneven ground as the city starts to defrost from winter! Ages 12+.
Cost:$10.00
Location:Fort Calgary
Category:Open House & Tours, Parent's Night Out, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:http://www.fortcalgary.com/events/womenshistorywalk
Jewelry Tufting Workshop.
> Sunday Mar 3, 2024 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tufting is a traditional Indigenous art form using dyed animal hair to create three-dimensional art, jewelry and to decorate clothing. In this workshop, create your own colourful flower pendant out of caribou hair! Join Métis artisan Janis Laboucane as she teaches the process of preparing the hair, how to cut and tuft and the historical and cultural significance of tufting to the Métis people. Materials are supplied and yours to take home if you don’t finish your pendant during the workshop.
Cost:$100.00
Location:Fort Calgary
Category:Parent's Night Out, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://www.fortcalgary.com/events/tufting
Beginner’s Playwriting Workshop.
Everyday from Mar 7, 2024 - Mar 28, 2024 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Have you ever watched a play and yearned to see your own words come to life on-stage? Take your first step into the world of playwriting with this workshop for beginners! Each week of this four-week course with writer Tereasa Maillie will explore a different aspect of playwriting, from creating characters and conflict to communicating stage directions and formatting. By the end of the course, you’ll have all the tools you need to write your own play from start-to-finish!
Cost:$120.00
Location:Fort Calgary
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://www.fortcalgary.com/events/playwriting-workshop
Lougheed House Women’s Day History Tours.
Everyday from Mar 7, 2024 - Mar 9, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
When International Women’s Day comes this March, celebrate with a historic tour of Lougheed House. You will learn about the Victorian women of the past, the women who resided in the house over the years, and more.
Location:Lougheed House
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Open House & Tours, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://lougheedhouse.com
International Women's Day - Inspire Inclusion: The Perspective of Military Spouses.
> Friday Mar 8, 2024 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Military Museums Foundation invites you to attend the International Women’s Day event, which explores the theme of inspiring inclusion through a military lens. This evening will focus on the unique perspectives of military spouses, among other special topics. Expect guest speakers, refreshments, and honest discussions about the realities of supporting a Canadian military member at home.
Cost:$20.00
Location:The Military Museums
Category:Parent's Night Out, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://tmmf.nationbuilder.com/onsaleevents
Little Modern Market.
> Saturday Mar 9, 2024 at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
A space to share and create community, but more importantly, a space where everyone is welcome and belongs at FAC Deerfoot Campus. Drop your little ones off at the FAC Indoor Playground (located inside the south entrance) for only $5 and get some shop time on your own. Or take a break from shopping and take part in one of the amazing workshops (Sweater Embroidery and Chunky Knit blanket).
Location:FAC Deerfoot Campus
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://littlemodernmarket.com
Sand animation. Family event. Y NOT TODAY.
Everyday from Mar 10, 2024 - Feb 18, 2024 at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Sand art performance. Y NOT TODAY Come and witness the most incredible sand art performance of the year! Get ready to be mesmerized by the stunning creations that will come to life right before your eyes. This unforgettable event is happening in person, so make sure to grab your friends and family and join us for an evening filled with magic and wonder. Don't miss out on the chance to experience the artistry and talent of these incredible sand artists. Mark your calendars and get ready to be amazed!
Cost:$29.99
Location:Y NOT TODAY4339 Macleod trail sw
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:http://ynottoday.ca/events
Arts Commons Presents National Geographic Live: Lindsay Zanno: T. rex Rises.
> Sunday Mar 10, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Travel back in time with paleontologist Dr. Lindsay?Zanno?and discover the fascinating story of how a Cretaceous climate crisis gave rise to the most famous?mega predator?of all time — T. rex at Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:http://artscommons.ca
Festival of Animated Objects.
Everyday from Mar 11, 2024 - Mar 24, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Festival of Animated Objects marries the timeless practice of mask and puppet arts with contemporary spaces, themes and ideas. The festival not only provides a stage for Alberta creators to showcase their work but is also a forum for an international exchange of ideas providing learning opportunities for professional and emerging artists and the public at large to find expression through animated objects.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Playtime & Story Time, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:http://puppetfestival.ca
Women’s History Walk at Fort Calgary.
> Sunday Mar 24, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Celebrate International Women’s Day with a one-hour outdoor walking tour around the lands of Fort Calgary! Discover some of the hidden histories of women who made an impact on the lands we now call Calgary—from First Nations and Métis women to new settlers on the prairies—and delve into why women are often overlooked in stories about our history. Dress for the weather and be prepared to walk over snowy and/or uneven ground as the city starts to defrost from winter! Ages 12+.
Location:Fort Calgary
Category:Open House & Tours, Parent's Night Out, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:http://www.fortcalgary.com/events/womenshistorywalk
VAISAKHI MELA 2024.
> Saturday Apr 27, 2024 at 12:01 pm - 6:00 pm
Vaisakhi Mela 2024 presented by Rajesh Angral with the Collaboration of Sabrang Radio, IWEB GUY, ACE Ent. & Media Group and CMD (Canadian Multicultural Development). We host the World Multicultural Festival annually to celebrate diversity and bring together multicultural communities in Canada to share each others’ cultural heritages.
Location:Genesis Centre, 7555 Falconridge Boulevard NE, Calgary
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:http://vaisakhimela.ca/site/

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