Drop-In and Registered Program Schedule

 

Registration is on-going for all of our programs. Programs are free and prioritized for people living onshaw_youth low incomes.

Please contact the staff member listed in the program descriptions to register!

Download a PDF version of calendar.


 

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Monday
Page to Stage Spoken Word Poetry
16:00 - 20:00

Learn to write poetry and take it from the page to the stage in this 10 week program led by poet, Wakefield Brewster. Who: Community members. Adults and supervised children. Contact: Tito Gomez nativecree@yahoo.com (587) 707-0291

Our Relationship with Money
13:00 - 16:00

Increase financial resiliency and knowldge while connecting with peers. Who: 65+. Registration required. Contact: Sajjad Ahmad sajjada@caryacalgary.ca (403) 305-5260

Volunteer Food Prep
09:00 - 12:00

FoodFit Alumni
18:00 - 21:00

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

Tuesday
Food Fit
18:00 - 21:00

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
14:00 - 16:30

Celebrate cuisines from around the world and share family recipes.

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

Wednesday
Youth Hub: What Feeds Us
16:30 - 19:00

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

Who: Youth aged 13-17. Registration required.
Contact: Syma Habib
shabib@thealex.ca (403) 970-5473

Drop-In Community Lunch

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

Thursday
FoodFit
09:30 - 12:30

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

Gardening Programs Coming Soon!

Friday
Produce Market & Cafe
10:00 - 12:00

Drop-in to shop at the affordable produce market and enjoy a coffee with neighbours. Free pedal-powered smoothies for kids.

Who: Adults and supervised children. Priority for people living on low-incomes.
Contact: goodfood@thealex.ca (403) 455-5792

Kids in the Kitchen
14:00 - 16:00

Kids come together to learn about healthy food, cooking skills and teamwork – and of course have fun!

Who: Children aged 7-12. Registration required.
Contact: Miriam Bankey
mbankey@thealex.ca (403) 801-6041

Saturday
Community Action Training
13:00 - 16:00

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

Healthy on a Budget
11:00 - 13:30

Come learn how to cook delicious and nutritious dishes on budget. Who: Community members. Registration required.

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

Mondays


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

Our Relationship with Money

Increase financial resiliency and knowledge while connecting with peers.

Who: 65+. Registration Required.
Contact: Sajjad Ahmad sajjada@caryacalgary.ca (403) 305-5260

Page to Stage Spoken Word Poetry

Learn to write poetry and take it from the page to the stage in this 10 week program led by poet, Wakefield Brewster.

Who: Community members. Adults and supervised children.
Contact: Tito Gomez nativecree@yahoo.com (587) 707-0291

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

 

Tuesdays


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

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

Wednesdays


Community Lunch

Drop-in for free, nutritious lunch every Wednesday. Bi-weekly in partnership with the Aboriginal Friendship Centre.

Who: Community members and supervised children.
Contact: goodfood@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.
Contact: Syma Habib
shabib@thealex.ca (403) 970-5473

Thursdays


 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

Fridays


Affordable Produce Market and Cafe

Drop-in and shop the affordable produce market and enjoy a coffee. Free smoothies using pedal-power on our bike blenders!

Who: Community members and supervised children.
Contact: goodfood@thealex.ca (403) 455-5792

Kids in the Kitchen

Kids come together to learn about healthy food, cooking skills and teamwork – and of course have fun!

Who: Children aged 7-12. Registration required.
Contact: Miriam Bankey
mbankey@thealex.ca (403) 801-6041

Saturdays


Healthy on a Budget

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

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

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

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