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Climb & Run for Wilderness

Apr 20 2013 (All day)

Celebrate Wild Alberta this Earth Day

Celebrate Wild Alberta this year at the Calgary Tower and the Best Earth Day Event in the West: The Alberta Wilderness Association’s 22nd Annual Climb & Run for Wilderness on April 20. People from babies in backpacks to 96 years old will be reaching new heights in support of Alberta’s wilderness legacy.

Events start at 8 a.m. and include: Read more »

Location

Calgary Tower
101 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Posted April 8, 2013 by AEN

Music for the Wild: Magnolia Buckskin with guests Horizon Ridge

Oct 27 2012 - 7:00pm

Hailed as one of the city’s “leading roots country acts”, Magnolia Buckskin brings you bohemian cowgirl, gospel touched folk roots music with sweet harmonies. Kathy Cook, Natasha Platt, Emily Triggs and Corry Ulan take turns singing the lead on their original tunes. They juggle between instruments: mandolin, banjo, guitar, accordion, bass and percussion. The sound is a collection of their influences: a little bit of country and a hint of West Virginia drawl, the bluegrass sweet spot, the folk connection, and a heart for gospel. Read more »

Location

AWA Hillhurst Cottage School
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted September 6, 2012 by AEN

24th Annual Wild West Gala

Sep 21 2012 - 6:00pm

The 24th annual Wild West Gala is a celebration of Alberta’s Wild spaces and Wildlife. It is a tradition of friends, colleagues, members and supporters enjoying a great meal and an evening filled with entertainment, conversation, auctions and plain good fun.

Entertainment will be traditional 21st century western Canadian folk, world and Canadian music (Alberta style), provided by Matt Masters. Read more »

Location

Red and White Club
1833 Crowchild Trail NW (north end of McMahon Stadium)
Calgary, AB

Posted September 6, 2012 by AEN

Edmonton Solstice Swing: A Celebration of Wildlife and Wild Spaces in Alberta

Jun 22 2012 - 6:00pm

AWA invites all Edmonton members, prospective members, friends and supporters to join us at the Muttart Conservatory to mark the summer solstice. There will be entertainment, education, good friends, great food and more!

We look forward to seeing you at this great night out.

The Solstice Swing will feature entertainment from guitarist Jordan Kaminski, a buffet with a cash bar, and a limited silent auction. Read more »

Location

Muttart Conservatory
Edmonton, AB

Posted June 19, 2012 by AEN

World Wide Vegan Bake Sale

Jun 16 2012 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

 

It's a little later then the rest of the world, but thanks to the Albertan weather, we are holding our WWVBS event in June.

VVoA is teaming up with Voice for Animals to create the yummiest vegan bake sale ever!

Email us (info [at] vofa [dot] ca) if you are interested in volunteering on the day to help, or if you would just like to contribute some delicious vegan treats. Read more »

Location

Earth's General Store
9605 82 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted June 15, 2012 by AEN

Music for the Wild: The Wardens with guests Prairie's Edge

May 12 2012 - 7:00pm

The Wardens are three Parks Canada park wardens sharing their stories through song. Backcountry horse patrols, mountain rescues and wildlife conflict all provide inspiration for these singing wardens whose “tales of adventure and misadventure” in the rocky mountain national parks have been set to music and verse. The evening's songs are accompanied by visuals and stories that give the audience an unforgettable way to experience what life is actually like for a park warden. Read more »

Location

AWA Hillhurst Cottage School
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted April 26, 2012 by AEN

REAP Down to Earth Week: Film Screening — And This Is My Garden

Mar 19 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:15pm

And This Is My Garden is the incredible story of one teacher's mission to teach grade five students in Northern Manitoba how to grow their own food. See how her program has changed the town of Waboden, energizing families, improving health, and building intergenerational relationships and community. The success of the Mel Johnson School Gardening Project has been recognized by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development, the David Suzuki Foundation, and Manitoba Conservation. Read more »

Location

Cardel Theatre
180 Quarry Park Blvd SE
Calgary, AB

Posted March 2, 2012 by AEN

"Water in Focus" Photo Exhibition

Apr 26 2012 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

The North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper (NSRK) is proud to present the 1st annual "Water in Focus" photo exhibition from 7 to 10 pm on Thursday April 26, 2012. The event will be hosted by NSRK Chairperson and President, Karen Percy Lowe. The Yellowhead Brewery's historic red brick building, located 10229-105 Street, in downtown Edmonton will be transformed into a gallery for an evening of photography, live beats, and local food and beer. Read more »

Location

Yellowhead Brewery
10229 105 Street
Edmonton, AB

Posted February 15, 2012 by AEN

Music for the Wild: Tragically Hick with guest Berna-Dean Holland

Dec 10 2011 - 7:30pm

Returning to the Music for the Wild after a spectacular performance in 2009, The Tragically Hick are a hot bluegrass group that also plays a wide variety of folk, country and pop music.

See http://www.tragicallyhick.com/ for more information about The Tragically Hick.

Opening act: Berna-Dean Holland is a singer-songwriter and artist whose work relfects a deep appreciation of our land and whose tunes are full of joy, wonder and a cool groove. Read more »

Location

AWA Hillhurst Cottage School
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted November 22, 2011 by AEN

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