What to do with your tree after Christmas?

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Did you buy a real Christmas tree for Christmas this year? Those who still have it up for some extra festive cheer should know that dry trees is actually a common cause for holiday fires. If you want to keep your tree up still, please keep the tree well-watered, avoid overloading outlets and turn lights off when you’re not home. …

Free Story Time with Santa

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This coming Sunday (December 20, 2020), Santa Claus will be live on Facebook to read his favourite holiday books and interact with the audience from the comfort of everyone’s home! Storytime Live will take place on the Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/CFChinookCentre/ This event is hosted by CF Chinook Mall, and is a great opportunity for children to listen to some …

Spruce Meadows Christmas Lights Drive Through

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Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. starting November 27, 2020 until January 3, 2021, the Spruce Meadows Christmas Lights Drive Through will be happening. You can drive through Spruce Meadows to enjoy the thousands of twinkling lights, festive displays and holiday tunes—all from the comfort of your vehicle. If you tune your radio to 87.9 …

Calgary Christmas Market

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Calgary’s Farmers Market at 510 77 Ave SE Calgary, is transforming into a Christmas Market! You can dine in the Food Hall where you try the many food vendors or even go pick up a fresh Christmas Tree! There will be crafted goods from vendors, even seasonal vendors, that will be offering food, jewelry, decor and more. There is no …

Edmonton Mustard Seed Family Gift Centre

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Mustard Seed is helping families in need with their Family Gift Centre. Through this program, they will be able to help families experience the gift of giving this upcoming Christmas. Donations of new toys will be provided by community members to ensure that there is something special for all children ages 0-18. This program will feature a pop-up shop for …

Calgary Zoolights is back!

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Calgary Zoolights is back! Starting November 20th, 2020 – January 3, 2021, check out the Calgary Zoo for their magical light displays. There are over 200 light figurines along with interactive and choreographed light displays. The lights are turned on from 5 PM – 9 PM. This year, Zoolights will be expanding their Sensory Sunday experience where they alter the …

Seniors’ Christmas Party at ISC

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The Community Initiatives for Immigrant Seniors Program (CISP) hosted the Seniors Christmas Party on December 19, 2014 . 76 senior clients, 8 program volunteers and ISC staff attended the party. The CEO of Immigrant Services Calgary, Krystyna Biel, also graced the event and welcomed all the guests with a short speech. Korean seniors sang Christmas carols, Punjabi senior ladies danced …