Drop-In and Registered Program Schedule

 

Drop-In programs are indicated in orangeRegistered programs are indicated in green.

Registration is on-going for all of our programs. Please contact the staff member listed in the program descriptions below to register.

Programs are free and prioritized for people living onshaw_youth low incomes.

 

 


 

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Monday
Community Action Drop In
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Drop in to meet new people and learn more about taking action to create a connected, healthy community. Who: Community members and supervised children Contact: Joe Espina jespina@aspenfamily.org (403) 472-0351

Volunteer Food Prep
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dedicated volunteers help prepare food for our community meals and market each week. Who: Community members. Volunteer application on our website. Contact: Bethel Tesfay btesfay@thealex.ca (403) 510-3417

FoodFit Alumni
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ongoing support for FoodFit graduates to stay connected and motivated while learning about nutrition, cooking and gentle exercise.

Who: Community members. Registration required.
Contact: Erin Gionet
egionet@thealex.ca (403) 455-5792

Drop In Yoga

Join an experienced yoga and meditation guide for conscious breath work and learn to move mindfully. (No experience necessary.) Contact: Bethel Tesfay btesfay@thealex.ca (403) 510-3417

Tuesday
Food Fit
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A community kitchen to bring people together to develop healthy habits, by learning about nutrition, engaging in exercise, and cooking a healthy meal.

Who: Community members. Registration required.
Contact: Erin Gionet
egionet@thealex.ca (403) 455-5792

Indigenous Moms Group
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

If you are expecting a baby or have young ones, join us to talk, cook, eat and connect with other moms. Who: Expecting women or women with young babies. All women welcome. Registration required. Contact: Miriam Bankey mbankey@thealex.ca (403) 801-6041

Wednesday
Youth Hub: What Feeds Us
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn and mobilize about social justice issues in the community of Greater Forest Lawn and beyond.

Who: Youth aged 14-24. Registration required.
Contact: Syma Habib
shabib@thealex.ca (403) 970-5473

Drop-In Community Lunch

Drop-in for a free, nutritious lunch every Wednesday. Biweekly in partnership with the Aboriginal Friendship Centre. Priority for people living on low-incomes. Who: Community members and supervised children. Contact: goodfood@thealex.ca (403) 455-5792

Peer Advocacy Office

Receive assistance on a wide variety of issues from trained community members. Who: Adults and supervised children. Drop-in. Contact: goodfood@thealex.ca (403) 455-5792

Thursday
Healthy on a Budget
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Come learn to cook delicious and nutritious dishes on a budget. Who: Community Members. Registration Required. Contact: Miriam Bankey mbankey@thealex.ca (403) 801-6041

FoodFit
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

A community kitchen to bring people together to develop healthy habits, by learning about nutrition, engaging in exercise, and cooking a healthy meal.

Who: Community members. Registration required.
Contact: Erin Gionet
egionet@thealex.ca (403) 455-5792

International Ave Kitchen
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Celebrate cuisines from around the world and share family recipes.

Who: Community members. Registration Required
Contact: Miriam Bankey
mbankey@thealex.ca (403) 801-6041

Friday
Peer Advocacy Office

Receive assistance on a wide variety of issues from trained community members. Who: Adults and supervised children. Drop-in. Contact: goodfood@thealex.ca (403) 455-5792

Drop In Breakfast
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Drop-in for a free, nutritious breakfast every Friday. Who: Community members and supervised children. Contact: goodfood@thealex.ca (403) 455-5792

Saturday
Kids Grow, Cook, Create!
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Learn more about where good food come from, gain new skills in the kitchen and garden, and have fun! Who: Children aged 8-12. Registration required. Contact: Joanna Tschudy jtschudy@thealex.ca (403) 455-5792

 

 

 

Monday


Drop-In Beginner Yoga

Join an experienced yoga and meditation guide for conscious breath work and learn to move mindfully. (No experience necessary.)

Contact: Bethel Tesfay btesfay@thealex.ca (403) 510-3417

 

Volunteer Food Prep

Dedicated volunteers help prepare food for our community meals and market each week.

Who: Community members. Volunteer application on our website.

Contact: Bethel Tesfay btesfay@thealex.ca (403) 510-3417

 

Drop In Community Action Coffee

Drop in to meet new people and learn more about taking action to create a healthy, connected community.

Who: Community members. Volunteer application on our website.

Contact: Joe Espina sespina@aspenfamily.org

 

FoodFit Alumni 

Ongoing support for FoodFit graduates to stay connected and motivated while learning about nutrition, cooking and gentle exercise.

Who: Community members. Registration required.

Contact: Erin Gionet egionet@thealex.ca (403) 801-6755

 

Tuesday


Indigenous Moms Group

If you are expecting a baby or have young ones, join us to talk, cook, eat and connect with other moms.

Who: Expecting women or women with young babies. All women welcome. Registration required.

Contact: Yun Yun Lee yunyun.lee@cfs-ab.org (403) 205-5885

 

FoodFit   

A 12 week program to help you improve your well-being through healthy cooking and gentle exercise in a positive, supportive environment.

Who: Community members. Registration required.

Contact: Erin Gionet egionet@thealex.ca (403) 801-6755

 

Wednesday


Community Lunch

Drop-in for a free, nutritious lunch. Who: Adults and supervised children.

Who: Adults and supervised children. Drop-in.

Contact: Bethel Tesfay btesfay@thealex.ca (403) 510-3417

 

Peer Advocacy Office

Receive assistance on a wide variety of issues from trained

community members.

Who: Adults and supervised children. Drop-in.

Contact: peeradvocacy@thealex.ca (403) 455-5792

 

Youth Hub: What Feeds Us

Learn to grow, cook, share and advocate for good food while discussing social justice issues, making art, and hanging out in a safe and welcoming space.

Who: Youth aged 14-18. Registered drop-in. Text or call ahead.

Contact: Syma Habib shabib@thealex.ca (403) 970-5473

 

Thursday


FoodFit   

A 12 week program to help you improve your well-being through healthy cooking and gentle exercise in a positive,

supportive environment.

Who: Community members. Registration required.

Contact: Erin Gionet egionet@thealex.ca (403) 801-6755

 

Healthy on a Budget    

Come and learn to cook nutritious and delicious dishes on a budget.

Who: Community Members. Registration Required.

Contact: Miriam Bankey mbankey@thealex.ca (403) 801-6041

 

International Ave Kitchen    

Celebrate cuisines from around the world and share your family recipes.

Who: Community Members. Registration Required.

Contact: Miriam Bankey mbankey@thealex.ca (403) 801-6041

 

Friday


Drop-In Breakfast

Drop-in for a healthy, delicious breakfast shared with others.

Who: Adults and supervised children. Drop-in.

Contact: Bethel Tesfay btesfay@thealex.ca (403) 510-3417

 

Peer Advocacy Office

Receive assistance on a wide variety of issues from trained

community members.

Who: Adults and supervised children. Drop-in.

Contact: peeradvocacy@thealex.ca (403) 455-5792

 

Saturday


Kids Cook and Grow

Learn skills in the kitchen and garden, and have fun!

Who: Kids aged 8-12.

Contact: Joanna Tschudy jtschudy@thealex.ca (403) 455-5792

 

Community Action Training   

Learn how to advocate, navigate social systems and take action on issues in the community.

Who: Community members. Registration required.

Contact: Syma Habib shabib@thealex.ca (403) 970-5473

 

Community Events

Sign up for our newsletter, follow us on social media @goodfooyyc or see posters at the centre for details.

 

Sunday


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