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World Vegan Bake Sale Day

Apr 30 2011 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Vegans & Vegetarians of Alberta are once again teaming up with Planet Organic Edmonton to host World Vegan Bake Sale Day. Last year was very successful with all proceeds going to support vegan and vegetarian outreach activities in our community.

Come out to support this great non profit association and enjoy tasty vegan baking!

Volunteers needed to bake and sell! Contact [email protected].

Check out info about the world wide bake sale initiative at www.veganbakesale.org.

Location

Planet Organic Southside
7917 104 Street
Edmonton , AB

20th Annual Climb & Run for Wilderness

Apr 16 2011 - 6:00am

Climb and Run for Wilderness is Alberta Wilderness Association's annual Earth Day event at the Calgary Tower. This event provides you the unique opportunity to climb the 802 stairs inside the Calgary Tower. The day is filled with entertainment, including an outstanding Wild Alberta Expo where you can learn more about Alberta's wilderness, wildlife and wild waters. You will have a terrific time and be eligible for outstanding prizes.

Location

Calgary Tower
Calgary , AB

12th Annual Run/Walk Wild for Wildlife

Apr 3 2011 - 5:00pm

Early bird registration rate available until March 14

The annual Run/Walk Wild for Wildlife is WRS' biggest fundraiser. In 2010, $26,000 was raised to support the society and in 2011 we hope to raise even more for Edmonton's only wildlife shelter.

This great event will be held on Sunday, April 3rd 2011 at Hawrelak Park. The race will start at 11am.

If you would like to participate in our annual fundraiser, please go to the Running Room website here to register for the event. Thank you!

Bike Art Auction & Anniversary Party

Mar 5 2011 - 2:00am

Edmonton’s first Bike Art Auction will celebrate EBC’s 30th Anniversary and Bikeology Festival’s 10th Anniversary! Pretty things, pedal-powered music, cycling enthusiasts, door prizes, slideshow… Yeah, you better be there.

This fundraiser celebration will directly support the Edmonton Bicycle Commuters’ Society to continue to spread bicycle love.  Indulge in the amazing, locally-made bike art showcasing over 25 artists.  Bid on original prints, sculptures, tshirts, posters, handmade bike accessories and more! 

Location

Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre
8426 Gateway Boulevard
Edmonton , AB

Music for the Wild — Jim McLennan with guests The June Bugs

Feb 27 2011 - 2:30am

 

AWA is proud to present Longview guitarist Jim McLennan. Jim is one of Alberta's finest finger-style guitarists and arrangers, specializing in coaxing piano and big band music out of his acoustic guitar. Jim recorded for Kicking Horse Records and was a fixture on the folk club and festival circuit in the 70's and 80's. In his “gap years,” Jim raised a family and authored several books about fly fishing. These days he can often be seen in a duo with his friend Steve Fisher.

See http://www.mclennanflyfishing.com/ for more information about Jim.

Location

AWA Hillhurst Cottage School
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB

Music for the Wild: Tim Williams with guests Robbie & Will

Nov 7 2010 - 1:30am

AWA is proud to present master guitar player and multi-award winner Tim Williams. Tim's live solo shows are a trip down the river of North American music...blues, ragtime, old-time country with dashes of Mexican and Hawaiian influence, performed on a variety of string instruments. Opening act: Robbie & Will. Robbie Banks and Will Lynch are two of Calgary's hottest young players. Expect highly skilled Celtic, folk and pop tunes with a bit of blues on the side.

Location

AWA Hillhurst Cottage School
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB

Vegans & Vegetarians of Alberta Membership Drive

Oct 2 2010 - 5:00pm to 11:00pm

VVoA will host a display at Earth General Store where new members can sign up and receive a membership card.  Every new member receives a **FREE**  frozen coconut bar!

All organic, Fair Trade or local where possible.

Special fundraising event during the month of October at Earth's General Store.

EGS manager, Michael Kalmanovitch, has offered to donate 5% of every purchase made by any VVoA member showing their membership card.

Please go down to EGS and help both the store and your favourite vegetarian group.

Location

Earth's General Store
9605 Whyte Avenue
Edmonton , AB

Ghost Bird Film Screening

Sep 24 2010 - 1:00am

The Edmonton and Area Land Trust’s Fall Event

GHOST BIRD: the movie
Royal Alberta Museum

Cost: $25.00

EALT is excited to provide a unique opportunity to view Ghost Bird

We will provide refreshments before and after the film, and there will be opportunities to see our displays, and network with EALT people, volunteers, and other guests and special people.

Location

Royal Alberta Museum (12845 102 Avenue NW)
Edmonton , AB

Earth's General Store 19th Anniversary Celebration

Sep 12 2010 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

On Sunday, September 12th, 2010 we will be having a B’earthday celebration at the store (in the parking lot). There will be bicycle servicing/light repairs by Edmonton Bicycle Commuters’ Society, barbecue items by Vegans & Vegetarians of Alberta, and maybe a few surprises.

Location

Earth’s General Store
9605 82 Avenue (in the parking lot)
Edmonton , AB

Music for the Wild: Barry Luft with guests Don Gowan & Jeanie Greenwell

Sep 26 2010 - 1:00am

AWA is proud to present great folk and roots music by Barry Luft.

Opening act: Don Gowan and Jeanie Greenwell.

This is the third in our 2010 series of evenings by local performers in support of AWA and Alberta's Wild Spaces.

Doors Open at 7:00 PM
Cost: $15

Pre-registration is required

Location

AWA Hillhurst Cottage School

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