Upcoming Events

Embrace Gardening Event – Wednesday, July 18

You are invited !

 

‘Embrace Gardening’ 

with Janet Melrose, Calgary’s Cottage Gardener

 

Hosted by Cliff Bungalow Community Garden

 

Topic:  Our Gardens in Summer  — time to enjoy and keep growing!

* Ongoing care: thinning veggies, staking tomatoes & others, deadheading, weeding

* Fertilizing: feeding some plants now

* Harvesting: early and ongoing 

* Planting Strategies: Succession planting & interplanting — continuing productivity  

* Water conservation: when and how — above & underground diffusion and mulching

* Protection: against the heat, drought, hail and storms

* Summer pests:  voles, cabbage moths and loopers, whiteflies, cutworms, and other insects and critters

 * While you are away ……

* Your questions, ideas & more

 

Where:  Cliff Bungalow – Mission Community Hall, 2201 Cliff St. SW (1 block west of 5 St. at 22 Ave. SW)

When:   Wednesday, July 18 — 6:30 munch & mingle, 7 to 9 let’s talk!

For tickets and to register :  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/embrace-gardening-our-gardens-in-summer-tickets-46946809170

Let’s grow !

‘Embrace Gardening’is a community gardens’ inspired and supported initiative intended to expand the understanding and appreciation of gardening in general through engagement with all Calgarians with inner city community gardens providing a hub for sharing and educational opportunities. 

 

Participating Community Gardens are: Bankview; Cliff Bungalow; Faithful Companions Of Jesus (FCJ); Inglewood; Mission; St. Stephen’s Anglican Church/Connaught; Sunalta. 

 

Picnic Potluck – Sunday, July 15

Cliff Bungalow – Mission Community Association

Invites you to our annual

  POTLUCK PICNIC GARDEN PARTY

Sunday, July 15, 5 pm (note difference in time)

in the Park on Cliff St. at 22 Ave. SW

(adjacent to the Cliff Bungalow – Mission Community Centre)

 

 Please bring a dish to share with your friends and neighbours. There will be tables and chairs under the trees where we will gather. It would be fun to bring your musical instruments for a jam and some games to play in the park. Children will enjoy themselves in the playground.

 

Let’s celebrate summer in our community!

 

All are welcome!

 

If it rains, the party will move inside to our Community Hall, 

2201 Cliff St. SW (at 22 Ave. SW)

 

Poster: 

 

We need help setting up.  If we are setting up outside, we will start at 4 pm by setting up pop-up tents outside.  Then either way, we will be setting up tables and chairs at 4:30 pm.  Your help would be appreciated. 

Mission Possible 2018 – Saturday, June 16, 2018, 1 pm to 5 pm

Mission Possible 2018

 

Saturday, June 16

1 to 5 pm

 

In the Community Centre

2201 Cliff Street SW

 One block west of 5th Street at 22nd Avenue SW

 

Because of cool wet weather On Saturday, June 16, we will be holding Mission Possible inside the Community Centre where it will be warm and dry.  Still lots of great things including free burgers and great music.  Please join us for a fun event.

 

Free Entertainment:

I Am The Mountain

Rosalind

Jory Kinjo

 

Free Burgers cooked onsite by the people of Original Joe’s

 

Free Treats provided by Yann Haute Patisserie 

 

We will be accepting cash donations for Women In Need Society

 

Mission Possible has been an annual event in our community starting in 2013 as a response to the flood.  It is now our version of Neighbour Day in Calgary.  Every event has featured free burgers and entertainment

 

Original Joe’s will be part of this event for the fourth year.  A second year contributor is Yann Haut Patisserie.  We thank them for their wonderful contributions to this fun event.  There will be lots going on.  This year we will be accepting cash donations for Women In Need. 

 

Poster: MissionPossible2018-Poster180524

 

We need help with the following:

  • Set up at 10 am
  • Take down at 5 pm

Contact cbmca.socialevents@gmail.com if you can help

 

Trivia Night – Thursday, June 14, 2018, 7 pm

Trivia Night

When: Thursday, June 14

Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Where: Joyce on 4th

506 – 24 Avenue SW

Rear room near the back of the bar

Cost:  No entry fee.  You just pay for whatever you consume.

Do you know random things? Usually have all the answers? Are you a good guesser?  Or do you just want to have a good time and share some laughs?

Come and join us for a fun night of trivia at Joyce on 4th! Everyone is welcome. There are food and drink specials available and it promises to be tons of fun and laughs! We have reserved the snug to the left of the bar, so there is room for everyone. 

The game is played via the Tap TV app.  The game results are shown on TV’s at Joyce on 4th.  We will also be competing with other bars located all over Canada and the US.  So we are not only competing with those who attend, we are competing with many other locations.  Let’s make our location one of the best in North America!  Last three months we were number 1 location in North America at least three times. 

Come early if you don’t have the app installed on your smart phone or tablet, and we will help you get started. If you don’t have a smart phone, have no fear – we can form teams!

Poster: TriviaNightPoster180614(2)

Embrace Gardening Event – Monday, June 11, 2018, 6:30 pm

You are invited!

‘Embrace Gardening’

 Herbs and Edible Flowers Workshop

with Janet Melrose, Calgary’s Cottage Gardener

hosted by Cliff Bungalow Community Garden

 

  • Explore the world of herbs, edible flowers & early greens that we can grow for our cuisine. 
  • We will each plant a container with all of the above that looks spectacular anywhere outdoors (including options for transplanting to your garden).
  • Learn techniques for uses, growing, care, harvesting and preserving throughout the season.

Supplies (container, potting soil and plants) will be provided. Come with garden gloves, a trowel, and your enthusiasm!

 

Where:  Cliff Bungalow Community Hall

2201 Cliff St. SW (1 block west of 5 St. at 22 Ave. SW)

 

When: Monday, June 11, 6:30 munch and mingle, 7 pm let’s create!

 

Please note that you are asked to register for this event so that we have enough supplies, and that registrations are limited to 30 so that there is space to create our containers!

 

For tickets and to register:

 

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/embrace-gardening-a-taste-of-herbs-and-the-early-harvest-tickets-45401624481

 

Let’s grow !

 

Questions?  contact : embrace.gardening@gmail.com

 

Poster: EmbraceGaredeningEvent180611-Poster-HerbsAndEdibleFlowers

 

Potluck – Sunday, June 10, 2018, 6 pm

Potluck

While there is lot more daylight in the evenings now, you never know what the weather will bring.  Warm of cold, it will be warm inside the community centre where we hold our potlucks.  We still have soft music to go along with the variety of dishes for sampling.  The smells are wonderful.  There is lots of food so don’t worry about not getting enough to eat.  The potlucks bring people together with the food acting as a catalyst for interesting conversations.  Everyone is welcome. 

Sunday, June 10, 6 pm

Cliff Bungalow – Mission Community Centre

2201 Cliff Street SW

 

Just bring a dish to share

Come with your friends and family

Meet folks in your community

 

Poster: PotluckPoster180610

We set up at 5 pm.  If you can help please come then.   

 

Jazz – Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Cliff Bungalow – Mission Jazz Series presents:

Jazz under the Cliff

with

The Lorna MacLachlan quintet

Wednesday June 6, 8 pm

Cliff Bungalow – Mission Community Centre

Cover: $15 cash (Seniors, Students & CBMCA Members $10) 

 Doors open @ 7:30 pm ; Music starts at 8 pm

No reservations taken; rush seating only

 

We recommend you come early, enjoy a beverage and get a good seat.

 

Lorna MacLaclan – piano & vocals

Stefano Valdo – bass

Richard Harding – saxophones

André Wickenheiser – trumpet

Robin Tufts – drums

Lorna MacLachlan has been writing, arranging, performing and teaching in and around Calgary for over 30 years.  After completing a graduate degree in Composition and theory she embarked on a career as a composer providing award winning original music for Theatre, Dance and National media companies (CBC, Access Network) and a variety of commercial and artistic enterprises across the spectrum of music genres. She has recorded five full length albums of original music and has had support from FACTOR, the Alberta Foundation for the performing arts as well as the Canada Council. She continues to write and perform for various groups with much of her focus going toward writing for her quintet. 

As well, Lorna has always been passionate about music education and believes strongly in helping to develop the talents of the next generation. She has taught privately as well as for the public and private school boards and has been recognized nationally for her dedication to excellence in music education as a director of bands, jazz bands, choirs and jazz choirs. Many of her students have continued on to careers in music as performers and educators with degrees from some of the most prestigious schools in North America.

The Lorna MacLachlan Quintet is composed of Lorna and some of Calgary’s finest Jazz instrumentalists: Richard Harding on Saxophones, Robin Tufts on percussion, André Wickenheiser on trumpet and Stefano Valdo on bass. This performance will included compositions from a new CD to be recorded this summer, as well as selections from “Feet On Ground” and “Time 4 Change”.

Poster: JazzNightPoster180606

Volunteers needed for our participation in the Lilac Festival Sunday, June 3, 2018

The Lilac Festival is on Sunday, June 3 this year.  Cliff Bungalow – Mission Community Association needs volunteers to help in the following community activities:

            Activity One – Information Booth

  • Set up our table and tent at 8 am (near Western Coffee Shop)
  • To be at our table during the festival
  • Minimum of two people per two hour shift.  First shift needs to be there at least 15 minutes prior to 10 am.  There is some overlap of shifts for transition. 
  • We will have information on the community association including activities, will sell memberships and will sell the new history book. 
  • A little before 6 pm help take down our tent and table contents and transport to the community centre.  This is very important.  Many hands make this easy.
  • Please contact Bob at cbmca.president@gmail.com

Activity Two – Decorated Bicycle Parade

  • Participate in the decorated bicycle parade which will be our entry in this year’s parade.
  • Decorating will take place at the community centre at 9 am.
  • Marshalling is on 25th Avenue and 4th Street at 9:30 am (Number 2 position, west side of 4th)
  • Parade starts at 10 am.
  • Parade ends at 13th Avenue SW
  • Children are encouraged to participate.  Adult(s) must accompany the children.
  • We will also be carrying a banner with the community’s name in front of our group. 
  • For more information, please contact Amanda at cbmca.treasurer@gmail.com

Your help with these activities would be appreciated.  Please contact the people noted above.

Trivia Night – Thursday, May 24, 2018, 7 pm

Trivia Night

When: Thursday, May 24

Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Where: Joyce on 4th

506 – 24 Avenue SW

Rear room near the back of the bar

Cost:  No entry fee.  You just pay for whatever you consume.

Do you know random things? Usually have all the answers? Are you a good guesser?  Or do you just want to have a good time and share some laughs?

Come and join us for a fun night of trivia at Joyce on 4th! Everyone is welcome. There are food and drink specials available and it promises to be tons of fun and laughs! We have reserved the snug to the left of the bar, so there is room for everyone. 

The game is played via the Tap TV app.  The game results are shown on TV’s at Joyce on 4th.  We will also be competing with other bars located all over Canada and the US.  So we are not only competing with those who attend, we are competing with many other locations.  Let’s make our location one of the best in North America!  Last two months we were number 1 location in North America at least three times. 

Come early if you don’t have the app installed on your smart phone or tablet, and we will help you get started. If you don’t have a smart phone, have no fear – we can form teams!

Poster: TriviaNightPoster180524(2)

Board Game Night – Saturday, May 12, 2018, 7 pm

Board Game Night

 Saturday, May 12, 7 pm

 Cliff Bungalow – Mission Community Centre

2201 Cliff Street SW

One Block West of 5th Street at 22nd Avenue SW

 No entry charge

Bring a snack to share.

Beverages Available for Purchase

 Bring your favourite Board game, if you have one.

Come anyway, even if you do not have a Board game as others will bring theirs.

 You can teach us how to play your game

or others can teach us how to play their game.

It’s fun either way.

 Bring your friends.

 So join us for an evening of fun and games!

 This is a very affordable evening of entertainment.  There is no entry charge.  Beverages are inexpensive.  You just bring one or more of your favourite board games.  Then the group decides on which one or ones we will try out.  Someone helps the others understand the rules of the games.  Even if you do not have a board game, others do.  So join us for a fun inexpensive evening.  

Poster: BoardGameNightPoster180512