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Monday, November 28, 2016

A WINTER'S SALE in SHERWOOD PARK | Dec. 03, 2016.

A WINTER’S SALE: An Eclectic Arts & Crafts Market | http://abartisansmarket.ca/ | Saturday, December 03, 2016 | Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Admission: FREE! We will be taking donations to the Food Bank at the door. Other: Children are invited to check out the Kid's Corner where they can safely colour and make crafts while you shop. There is plenty of free parking available. Coffee and tea will be served. 

Welcome to our third Annual Sale and Trade Show! Building on the success of previous years, The Alberta Artisan's Market is excited to host this opportunity again in 2016. We offer a unique marketplace for local artists, crafts people and small businesses of Sherwood Park and surrounding areas to sell their goods and original creations, just in time for picking up that perfect Christmas gift. Join Us!

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

EDMONTON: Community Economic Development | Info. Sessions 2016.

Edmonton Community Economic Development 
Monday November 14, 2016 at 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm, room WB314, NAIT Campus
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 10:00 am & 12:00 noon, room WC316, NAIT Campus

You are invited to attend an information session about the MBA in Community Economic Development Program that is being delivered by Cape Breton University in Edmonton: on alternate weekends at NAIT. 

Context: The program resonates with people working in the public sector, community organizations, and entrepreneurial businesses. It attracts learners who wish to make a difference in their organizations & communities. The MBA in CED program caters to working people who need flexibility to complete a post-graduate degree program in less than two years on a part-time basis. Program Highlights: Flexible delivery. Learners can take all courses in quality face-to-face classes on select weekends, at NAIT's campus. Quality: This graduate program has received the written approval of Alberta's Minister of Advanced Education and Technology, having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet the criteria established by the Ministry. Acclaimed faculty from across Canada.

Contact: If you cannot attend one of the sessions, please do not hesitate to contact George Karaphillis, Director of MBA CED Program, Cape Breton University at 1.902.563.1467 | E: mba@cbu.ca  (or) contact Nancy Frederick at NAIT 780.471.8362 | E: nfrederi@nait.ca |

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

EDMONTON: BOARD LEADERSHIP GOVERNANCE | Nov. 19, 2016.

BOARD LEADERSHIP EDMONTON | Board Governance: Emergent Thinking | Registration closes Monday November 14, 2016 at 3 pm. | Are you interested in building a diverse and inclusive nonprofit organization? Leaders in the nonprofit sector, this is one event you won’t want to miss! Board Leadership Edmonton is hosting a Diversity and Inclusion event November 19th. These advanced expert-led sessions will have participants begin to adapt and prepare their organizations to work with diverse members of their community. Keynote speaker & session presenters will cover topics ranging from how you think to how you can include diversity within your organization/community. REGISTER NOW! http://boardleadership.ca/events/board-governance-emergent-thinking-2016/ | Emergent Thinking | Date: November 19, 2016 | Doors: 8:00am | Sessions: 8:30am to 4:00pm | Location: Lister Hall | Tickets: $124 | Group Rate: 5 or more $99/each | Share Knowledge; Learn Together. Join Us!

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

JUST in TIME: Fair Trade Christmas Sale | Nov. 06, 2016!

‘JUST’ IN TIME! | Fair Trade Christmas Sale 2016 | Do you want to make your Christmas gift-giving more meaningful? Come check out the beautiful & unique handmade crafts, Christmas decorations, jewellery, coffee & other gift items from around the world. Sunday, November 6, 2016 | Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Lunch available for $10 from 11:00-1:30 | Location: Star of the North Retreat Centre – 3A St. Vital Ave., St. Albert | Tel: 780.459.5511 | Full Details Here: www.starofthenorth.ca | Join Us!

FUNDING FORUM for NON-PROFITS & ETHNO-CULTURAL COMMUNITIES.

FUNDING FORUM for Non Profits & Ethno-Cultural Communities | November 26, 2016 | Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm. @ Northlands Expo Centre, 7515-118 Ave. Edmonton, AB | Registration: $20.00 – Includes all workshops, parking, breakfast and lunch. Take the mystery out of asking funders for money!

Be part of this action-packed day designed for non-profits & ethno-cultural communities in our city. Meet local funders, attend their panel presentations and learn: who funds non-profits/ethno-cultural communities in Edmonton; what funders look for when they review a funding application; why funders want non-profits to have basic financial literacy skills; does your organization/community have the necessary capacity to apply for funding? | Afternoon Workshops: Learn all about grant and report writing; develop your financial literacy skills; increase your use of social media and other communication tools. Note: Free Parking. Enter from 116 Ave. entrance on Wayne Gretsky Dr. Easy LRT Access. 

REGISTER: https://edmontonfundingforum.eventbrite.ca | Presented in partnership with the Government of Alberta, the City of Edmonton, Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers, REACH Edmonton, ECVO, Action for Healthy Communities, ASSIST Community Services Centre, and Association canadienne-française de l'Alberta (ACFA). 

PS. Afin de recevoir de plus amples renseignements sur les sessions offertes en français: capacity@ecvo.ca – Merci!

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

CAREFUL: An Evening of Dance & Performance | Nov. 18-19, 2016.

CRIPSIE'S CAREFUL | Edmonton's CRIPSiE presents Careful, an evening of integrated dance & performance. November 18 & 19, 2016 | Time: 7:00 pm @ Westbury Theatre, ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330-84 Ave. | For tickets & information, please visit: http://www.cripsie.ca/ or cash at the door. Careful fills the stage with the complex, potentially dangerous, beauty of bodies in relationship. 

Featuring: Fix You, choreographed by Alison Neuman; Les Etoiles, choreographed by Lindsay Eales; Help!, choreographed by Kelsie Acton; Bi/chotomy, performance by Rebecca John; Love in This Body, spoken word by Brandon Wint; and Intimacies, choreographed & performed by Danielle Peers & Lindsay Eales. Finally, Careful will feature the world premiere of Succumb by Alice Sheppard. ASL and captioning will be provided and both will be relaxed performances. For further information visit our site.

Monday, October 31, 2016

CLIMATE CHANGE: A Citizen's Forum | Nov. 04 & 05, 2016.

The Edmonton Chapter of the Council of Canadians cordially invites you to attend “Plugging Into Our Energy Future: A Citizen’s Forum on Climate Change & a Just Transition.” Participate in this unique event: a free, volunteer organized 2 day series of key note speakers and facilitated workshops aimed at building citizen momentum as Edmontonians respond to the crisis of climate change and join the quest for a Just Transition away from fossil fuels | 

Dates: Friday, Nov. 04th 7-9:30 p.m. | Location: City Hall (main floor) & Saturday, Nov. 05th 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Location: U of A, Education South, rm. 129 (+ two adjoining rooms). Refreshments & lunch provided on Sat. (donations much appreciated). Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1756005428000026/