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

Community Action Training
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how to advocate, navigate social systems, and take action on issues in this community. Who: Community members. Registration required Contact: Syma Habib shabib@thealex.ca (403) 970-5473

Intro to Gardening
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Kick off the season with this fun adult gardening course. This intro level class will help build skills and confidence in the garden. No prior gardening experience is necessary. Who: Community members. Registration required. Contact: Joanna Tschudy jtschudy@thealex.ca (403) 869-2524

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

Intro to Gardening
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Kick off the season with this fun adult gardening course. This intro level class will help build skills and confidence in the garden. No prior gardening experience is necessary. Who: Community members. Registration required. Contact: Joanna Tschudy jtschudy@thealex.ca (403) 869-2524

Drop In Volunteer Food Prep
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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

Drop In Volunteer Food Prep
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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

Tuesday
Intro to Gardening
5:00 pm - 7:00 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 Avenue Kitchen
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

International Avenue 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
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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
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

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 in the Kitchen
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Kids in the Kitchen Kids come together to learn about healthy food, cooking skills, and teamwork! Who: Kids aged 8-12. Contact: Miriam Bankey mbankey@thealex.ca (403) 801-6041

Green Kids Gardening
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

GreenKids Gardening Kids learn gardening skills in a supportive and fun environment. Who: Kids aged 8-12. 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: Jessica Reimer jreimer@thealex.ca (403) 869-1513

 

Community Action Training

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

Who: Community members. Registration required

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

 

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 jespina@aspenfamily.org

 

Intro to Gardening  

Kick off the season with this fun adult gardening course. This intro level class will help build skills and confidence in the garden. No prior gardening experience is necessary.

Who: Community members. Registration required.

Contact: Joanna Tschudy jtschudy@thealex.ca (403) 869-2524

 

Drop In Community Dinner

Drop in for a free nutritious community dinner.

Who: Adults and supervised children.

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

 

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: Jessica Reimer jreimer@thealex.ca (403) 869-1513

International Avenue 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

Intro to Gardening

Kick off the season with this fun adult gardening course. This intro level class will help build skills and confidence in the garden. No prior gardening experience is necessary.

Who: Community Members. Registration required.

Contact: Joanna Tschudy jtschudy@thealex.ca (403) 869-2524

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


Drop In 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

 

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


GreenKids Gardening

Kids learn gardening skills in a supportive and fun environment.

Who: Kids aged 8-12.

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

Kids in the Kitchen

Kids come together to learn about healthy food, cooking skills, and teamwork!

Who: Kids aged 8-12.

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

 

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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