The City of Calgary is celebrating Seniors’ Week June 6 to 12, 2016 to acknowledge the contributions of seniors to our communities.

“Whether it’s their time, talent or life experience, seniors’ contributions are at the heart of many community programs and charitable organizations that improve quality of life for Calgarians.” – The City of Calgary.

You can celebrate the Seniors’ week using the hashtag #yycseniors on https://twitter.com/cityofcalgary.

Following are the Seniors’ Week events planned for June 6 – 12:

Event Date Time Location Organization Language(s)
Seniors Wellness and Health Fair Sat, June 4 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizens’ Association
111 Riverfront Avenue S.W.
Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizens’ Association English and others
Sasi Jaunt and Family Festival Sat, June 4 10 a.m. Confederation Park 55+ Activity Centre
2212 13 Street N.W.
Confederation Park Seniors English
Laps for Life – A walkathon June 6-10 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Ogden Seniors 50+ Activity Centre
2102 69 Avenue S.E.
Ogden Seniors 50+ Activity Centre English
Seniors visit Fort Calgary for free June 6-12 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily Fort Calgary 750 9 Avenue S.E. Fort Calgary English
Seniors visit the Genesis Centre for free June 6-12 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. daily The Genesis Centre
7555 Falconridge Blvd N.E.
The Genesis Centre English
Clothed figure drawing and painting workshop Tues, June 7 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Parkdale Nifty-Fifties Social Club
3512 5 Avenue N.W.
Parkdale Nifty-Fifties Social Club English
Seniors visit Glenbow for free Tues, June 7 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily Glenbow Museum
130 9 Avenue S.E.
Glenbow Museum English
Annual Seniors’ Week celebration Tues, June 7 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Kerby Centre
1133 7 Avenue S.W.
Kerby Centre English
Active Aging Think Tank 2.0 Tues, June 7 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Register for event location details, email: amatsune@calgary.ca Calgary Recreation English
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) Café Tues, June 7 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Village Square Leisure Centre 2623 56 St N.E. Calgary Seniors’ Resource Society English
Hawaiian Day   Tues, June 7 11 a.m., lunch at 12 p.m. Greater Forest Lawn 55+ Society
3425 26 Ave S.E.
Greater Forest Lawn English
WEAAD Café Wed, June 8 10 a.m. Odd Fellow Rebekah Tower 1220 2 St S.W. Jewish Family Service Calgary English, Russian
WEAAD Café Thurs, June 9 1:30 p.m. Montgomery Community Centre 5003 16 Ave N.W. Carya English
Seniors’ Cultural Festival Thurs, June 9 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Genesis Centre – 7555 Falconridge Blvd N.E N/A English
WEAAD Café Fri, June 10 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Penbrooke Community Centre 6100 8 Ave S.E. Calgary Catholic Immigration Society English
Taoist Tai Chi Demonstration Fri, June 10 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Riverwalk, near George King Bridge, East Village N/A N/A
Taoist Tai Chi Demonstration Fri, June 10 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Courtyard among the towers on 8 Ave S.E. between 5 St S.E. and 6 St S.E. N/A N/A
Community Fair Sat, June 11 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 47 St and 8 Ave S.E. N/A English  (Interpreters available)
WEAAD Café Mon, June 13 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Edgemont Community Association 33 Edgevalley Cir N.W. Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizens’ Association Mandarin, Cantonese
WEAAD Café Mon, June 13 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Genesis Centre 7555 Falconridge Blvd N.E. Immigrant Services Calgary English
WEAAD Café Mon, June 13 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Kerby Centre
1133 7 Ave S.W.
Kerby Centre English
WEAAD Café Tues, June 14 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizens’ Association 111 Riverfront Ave  S.W. Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizens’ Association Mandarin
WEAAD Public Gathering Wed, June 15 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Olympic Plaza 228, 8 Ave S.E. Community Partners English
WEAAD Café Fri, June 17 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizens’ Association 111 Riverfront Ave S.W. Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizens’ Association Cantonese

For more information about the Seniors’ Week, please visit the City of City’s website.