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October 2014

Found 10 blog entries for October 2014.

This weekend-long event at the Glenbow Museum, located at 130 9 AVE SE, offers hours of family fun. This family program will include workshops, performances and activities. The theme for this Weekend at the Museum will be exploring themes of ice, culture and discovery. This event is great for children of all ages and can be a great opportunity for parent-child bonding as you learn, discover and create together. The cost of admission for a family is $32. This event connects with the "Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscape in Art 1775-2012" exhibition currently at the Glenbow Museum. The Vanishing Ice exhibition consists of 70 works of art that share the visual impact of icy landscapes such as glaciers, icebergs and fields of ice. 
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A Good Taste of Britain, with locations at 152, 200 Barclay Parade SW and Market Mall in Calgary, is a British specialty store. At A Good Taste of Britain, you will find specialty food items, tourist novelties, sports attire and much more. A Good Taste of Britain is proud to offer excellent customer service that often surpasses expectations. 
Guinness Rugby Shirts in CalgarySome products you will find at A Good Taste of Britain include Guinness Rugby Shirts, Galaxy Chocolate Bar, Fry's Turkish Delight Bar, Iru Bru Soda Pop and Yorkshire Tea. Visiting any A Good Taste of Britain location means you are visiting a family-run small business that offers a friendly atmosphere. A Great Taste of Britain is the perfect place to find unique gifts or other specialty items. Whether you are…
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OEB Breakfast CalgaryOEB Breakfast Company, located at 824 Edmonton Trail, North East Calgary, is serving up breakfast classics with familiar flavors and fresh ingredients. OEB is a 36-seat diner locally owned by chef Mauro Martina, who works with local producers to procure fresh, local ingredients. OEB Breakfast company is open Monday-Sunday from 7 a.m.-3 p.m.    Breakfast platters include In a New York Minute Steak and Eggs, Truffled Squash and Creamed Leeks & Eggs. Crepe options include Canadian Lobster & Shrimp Crepe, Scramble Buckwheat Crepe and Maple Candied Salmon . Other favorite items on the menu include Crispy Belgium Waffle, The Perfect Buttermilk Griddle Cakes and French Toast Trifle. Those seeking something a little more savory will appreciate the…
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Alberta Shorelines need your help. Take a stand against shoreline litter and become a cleanup champion by participating in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup. Registration for the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup will be open until October 31. The event is presented by Loblaw Companies Limited and is one of the largest cleanup events on the globe. This is a great project for families, friends, youth groups, clubs and teams. Join your community as you connect to local rivers, lakes, seas and streams in helping to tend to the long-term health of Canadian waters. Just last year, the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup was able to remove 99,000 kg of litter from the shoreline. To learn more about how you can join the cleanup, visit 
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calgary aero space museumLocated at 4629 McCall Way NE in Calgary, the Aero Space Museum of Calgary provides an exciting experience for visitors of all ages. The museum is open 7 days a week, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission for adults is $10, seniors $7, a family with 2 adults and 4 children is $25 and children 6-11 for $5. Children 5 and under are free.    The museum has a rich history, gradually adding to the collection and improving the overall experience for visitors. Aircrafts on exhibit include the Cessna 188 AG Wagon of Wichita, the Cherokee II glider, the Beechcraft Expeditor, the Barkley Grow T8P-1, the Sopwith Triplane, the Sikorsky S-51 Dragonfly (H-5), the Link Trainer and much more. Visitors can choose to enjoy the museum on a guided tour or on a self-guided…
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WordFest Calgary 2014Wordfest Calgary is a fantastic literary event that lasts October 14-19. If you are a writer, bibliophile, student or teacher, you will find something to enrich and inspire you at this event. While some of the lectures have sold out already, it isn't too late to buy tickets for others. Some weekend events include the Poetry Cabaret with Dennis Lee, Literary Death Match, Ryeberg Live, Food & Culture, New Gothic and Murder They Wrote. There are even events for families such as The Family Literacy Series! and Wordfest Presents Dennis Lee: TD Family Literacy Celebration.    Wordfest Calgary is a great place to meet others who love literature. It is a unique gathering of illustrators, aspiring writers, accomplished poets and avid readers who come together…
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So often, in the beginning, investors focus on real estate investing techniques, and lose sight of the important issue—is this a good deal? Learning to recognize a good deal takes research, education and, above all, experience. Here are three considerations which will help determine whether a potential real estate purchase is a ‘deal’.

CASH FLOW // Ask yourself, will this property cash flow? Well, that depends on a lot of factors, such as the strength of the local rental market, the interest rate on the financing and how much of a down payment you contribute. Also, it depends on whether it is a single family or multi-family dwelling. Considering all of these factors, ask yourself, “Will this provide income for me?” 

LEVERAGE // Leverage is important in

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On Friday, October 10, there will be a Tiny Gallery opening reception. The gallery will by "Lightly Defined" by Kirk Dunkley and will be held in the Performing Arts Show Space. The show will run until December 5.    Kirk Dunkley is a Calgary native whose works explore light, space, movement and time. Works in his "Lightly Defined" exhibit conduct, reflect and refract light. Dunkley has studied and produce sculpture for the last 10 years and has a background in product design and manufacturing. He graduated from University of Calgary with a Master's Degree in Fine Art.    The gallery reception is a family-friendly, all ages event. Join the community at 205 8 Avenue SE to meet artist Kirk Dunkley and enjoy refreshments. Calgary's Tiny Gallery…
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Calgary Grain Academy MuseumThe Grain Academy Museum is located in the BMO Centre on the Plus 15 level in Stampede Park near downtown Calgary. The museum provides tours to anyone who has an interest in learning about grain handling. Visitors to the museum will learn what kinds of grains are grown in Canada and discover that approximately 90 nations purchase grain from Canada. Visitors will also learn about all of the different grain products that exist.    When visitors enter the museum, they will have the opportunity to watch "The Way it Was," a video that shows the beginnings of cultivating grain in Canada. Other displays include a working grain elevator, a model train display, barbed wire, wheat straw weaving, pioneer farm tools and much more. The Grain Academy Museum has…
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Miss Representation Screening by Every Woman FoundationOn Saturday, October 4, the Every Woman Foundation will host a special screening of Miss Representation. Miss Representation is a documentary film that premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The film was written and directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom. The 87-minute-long film exposes and challenges how the media portrays women and girls. Miss Representation dissects the influence of the media on the under-representation of women in positions of power as it leaves women with a fresh perspective on the role of the media. Screening will begin at 6 p.m. at The Plaza Theatre, 1122 Kensington Road in Calgary. After the screening, guests will have the opportunity to enjoy discussion, live music performances and refreshments. This is a great way to connect…
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