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East Calgary Community Fair

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47 Street & 8th Avenue SE

Calgary, Alberta

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This is our 5th annual East Calgary Community Fair held in conjuction with the Calgary Police Service/Kiwanis Diversity Cup Soccer Tournament. The Community Fair provides an opportunity for non-profit organizations to showcase the services that they offer.

Purpose:

To increase the awareness of families of all ages in East Calgary to the resources and opportunities available to them, through the agencies and groups involved in community health, wellness, and recreation.

This event may feature:

  • Table displays of health and wellness related resources, recreational programs and support organizations
  • Blood pressure monitoring, psa testing, and more
  • Fun indoor and outdoor activities for children and adults (face painting, henna, crafts, Teddy Bear Clinic, Teddy Bear Story Time, Teddy Bear Tea, Teddy Bear Fun Run, Multi Cultural Fashion Show, etc)
  • Diversity Cup Soccer Tournament, and Fire Extinguisher training
  • Zumba and yoga for older adults.
  • Tour of a fire truck, a police cruiser, EMS vehicle, the Alex Youth Bus, Ronald McDonald Care Mobile
  • Splash Swim at Bob Bahan Aquatic Centre – minimal admission charge
  • Performances by cultural dance groups and a showcase of teen talent
  • Open to all, free of charge
  • Free parking located on site in visitor parking or street parking
  • Interpreters available

Expectations for Agencies/Groups Setting Up Displays:

  • Manned displays only
  • Make displays interactive, if possible; encouraged to bring handouts to distribute to the public
  • Outlets available for a limited number of indoor displays
  • Set up between 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
  • Take down between 2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Coffee, bottled water, and cookies provided throughout the day for booth holders and volunteers
  • Own agency liability insurance required

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47 Street & 8th Avenue SE

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