Municipal Reception Hall Renamed to Honour Virnetta Anderson

Michelle Mak Community, Fun Facts, Updates

Recently, the Calgary Power Reception Hall (CPRH) is reverting to its original home in the 109-year-old building. With this change, the temporary CPRH located in the Municipal Building will be renamed the Virnetta Anderson Hall. This is to honour Anderson to being the first Black person elected to Calgary City Council, and the legacy she left for Calgary. Anderson became the …

Playground Zones in Calgary

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As children are going back to school, please remember to slow down to 30 km/h during designated playground zones from 7:30 AM – 9:00 PM, everyday. Playground zones were consolidated into a single zone with fixed hours in 2016. This was done in consultation with and with the support of the Calgary Police Service, the Alberta Motor Association, Calgary Board …

Heritage Park – Harvest Sale

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The Calgary Produce Marketing Association is partnering up with Heritage Park Historical Village for the annual charity Fall Harvest Sale! As always, this year’s Harvest Sale will feature truckloads of fruits and veggies at historically low prices. Those who want to participate will be asked to pre-purchase an admission ticket online for a time slot. These tickets give you access …