Wine Appreciation Nights
Marda Loop Communities Association
This monthly event invites guests into the MLCA Hall for wine and cheese tastings, with selections provided by professionals from Springbank Cheese and Highlander Wine. Admission is $25 and attendees can register in advance at mardaloop.com.
3130 16 St. S.W., 403-244-5411, mardaloop.com
Mount Pleasant Community Association
This club meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month (except December) to discuss moving reads and gripping tales over snacks in a casual, open atmosphere.
602 22 Ave. N.W., 403-282-1314, mpca.ca
Bow Valley Music Club
Strathcona, Christie & Aspen Community Association
The Strathcona Community Centre stage hosts touring Canadian and American folk and country artists every month (except during summer).
277 Strathcona Dr. S.W., 403-249-1138, scacalgary.ca
Calgary Young People’s Theatre
Riverbend Community Association
Riverbend’s community hall serves as the south location for Calgary Young People’s Theatre, an organization that offers summer drama camps and classes through the winter and fall for kids up to 17 years old.
19 Rivervalley Dr. S.E., 403-236-7270, riverbendcommunity.ca
Inglewood Community Association
Every Friday night, people gather at the Inglewood Community Hall for a drum circle. All ages and experience levels are welcome and djembe drums are provided.
1740 24 Ave. S.E., 403-264-3835, icacalgary.com
Family Movie Night
Cranston Century Hall
If you’re looking to take the whole family out to see a movie, the Cranston Residents Association provides an affordable solution. The monthly screening costs just $5 per family – including admission, juice and popcorn – to see some of the newest family-friendly films.
11 Cranarch Rd. S.E., 403-781-6614, cranston-connect.com
Cliff Bungalow-Mission Community Association
The Jazz Under the Cliff performance series presents instrumental and vocal jazz musicians for the reasonable ticket price of $15 ($10 for students, seniors and CBMCA members).
2201 Cliff St. S.W., 403-245-6001, cliffbungalowmission.com
Laugh & Learn
Scenic Acres Community Association
SACA’s monthly Laugh & Learn sessions offer useful life lessons and tips for seniors on subjects such as buying insurance, selling your home or advance-care planning.
8825 Scurfield Dr. N.W., 403-547-9589, scenicacresca.ca
Sunday Flea Market
Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Association
This weekly market kicks off bright and early at 7 a.m. and is a great place to browse for quirky decor items, vintage clothing and other odds and ends.
Capitol Hill Community Association
Different types of salsa-dancing classes (Cuban salsa, bachata, casino rueda and kizomba) run most Tuesday and Thursday nights. Programs are offered for both beginners and intermediate dancers with options to sign up for full sessions or on a drop-in basis.
1531 21 Ave. N.W., 403-289-0859, capitolhillcommunity.ca