If indulging in candy isn’t your thing, but wearing a costume is, then sign up for this year’s Halloween Howl. Dress up and participate in a 3-kilometre, 5-kilometre or 10-kilometre run. Prizes are given out for the best costumes — and for the fastest runners, if that’s why you’re running — and the après race activities are a hoot. (Well-behaved,...

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This year's Boobyball theme is the wild, wild west. The event in support of the Rethink Breast Cancer foundation features line dancing, horseshoe-tossing and southern-themed cocktails. Attendees are encouraged to dress to theme, so sport some long johns under your daisy dukes and trade your toque for a Stetson. Times: 8 p.m to 1 a.m. For for information and tickets, visit:...

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Jess Knights celebrates the release of her new EP Won't Wait with The Flat Whites and Stephen David Fletcher as her backing band. It's an amusing title given that the EP took ten years to create, but Knights used the long run-up to break in her roots-soul sound like a favourite pair of boots. This event will also support Brown Bagging for Calgary's Kids, with 50 per cent of tickets...

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Halloween Howler

Oct 27, 2018

Drive up to Airdrie for a Halloween costume party with live music and dancing. This fundraiser for the 2020 Alberta Winter Games has music, dancing and prizes for the best costumes. This Halloween event is hosted by Steady the Wheel, a classic and contemporary rock cover band, and Calgary rockers Flatline Phoenix.  Times: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. For more information and tickets, visit:...

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Masquerade Ball

Oct 27, 2018

Join the Fur-ever Home Rescue and Redline Real Estate Group for a masquerade ball in support of pet adoption. Live music will be performed by Aaron Pollock, wine and appetizers created by a French chef will be served and a silent auction will be held. In addition, guests can try out the dress-up photo booth, browse market stalls and bid on silent auction items. Times: 7 p.m. For more...

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Live out your rock star dreams and support sick kids in the process. AirBand Together for a Wish solicits teams of fundraisers to form a "band" to dress up and pantomime instrument playing in sync with recorded music. Proceeds support the Alberta and North West Territories chapter of the Children's Wish Foundation.  Times: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. For more information and...

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YYC-Chic

Nov 1, 2018

The Making Changes Association holds its third YYC-Chic this November. Proceeds from the shindig helps fund its initiatives to help provide clothing to women in need and education on life skills and employment. The event features a silent auction, fashion show, pop-up shops, live entertainment and more. Times: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, visit:...

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Calgary's popular music choir hosts its 4th annual fundraising event at Studio Bell, Home of the National Music Centre. Members of the ensemble will perform solo, in pairs and small groups throughout the evening — something of a deconstructed approach to their usual en masse style. There will be a silent auction, passed hors d'oeuvres and cocktails available for purchase....

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Meow Rocks

Nov 3, 2018

The Meow Foundation is hosting a fundraiser in support of its cat health initiatives with a rock band, raffle, 50/50 draw, cash bar and pizza. Starring the spunk Doctor Zeuss and the Blue Whos, the event will be a night filled with funk, R&B and blues from eras past and present. Founded in 2000, the Meow Foundation has grown its activity to include a rescue program, subsidies for...

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