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Event

11th Annual Run Wild for Wildlife

Oct 23 2010 - 4:30pm

The 11th annual Run/Walk Wild for Wildlife is Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Edmonton’s biggest fundraiser and will be held on October 23,2010 at Hawrelak Park. Funds raised at this event will go directly to helping the over 1,000 wildlife patients that the Wildlife Rehabilitation Society treats every year.

Participants can dress up as their favourite wildlife animal, participate in the walk/run, and win some amazing prizes! Join us for this fun, family-friendly event.

Please register in advance for this great event and support an amazing cause: Read more about 11th Annual Run Wild for Wildlife

Location

Hawrelak Park
Edmonton , AB
Event

UNITY: A Holistic Gathering for the Love of our Planet

Jul 20 2010 - 11:30pm to Jul 21 2010 - 3:30am

Sierra Club is hosting a fundraiser music event where local artists, musicians, poets, and community members will unite to celebrate and advocate holistic integration between art/music, social justice and green living. Read more about UNITY: A Holistic Gathering for the Love of our Planet

Location

Legislature Bandshell
Alberta Legislature Grounds
Edmonton , AB
Event

Wild About Wilderness Gala

Jun 4 2010 - 12:30am

Wild About 
Wilderness

An evening with AWA board and staff.

Please join us for an evening reception at the Royal Glenora Club with guest speaker Richard Secord:

Green Law - Legal Precedents for Environmental Protection.

Richard’s lecture will address the key environmentally significant cases decided in Alberta in the last 20 years. Read more about Wild About Wilderness Gala

Location

Royal Glenora Club
11160 River Valley Road
Edmonton , AB
Event

Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale Day

May 1 2010 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Once again Voice for Animals www.v4a.org and Vegans & Vegetarians of Alberta are teaming up to host World Vegan Bakesale Day.  Last year was very successful with all proceeds going to support these two Edmonton based non profit organizations.

Come out and enjoy tasty vegan baking!

See info at www.veganbakesale.org

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

Read more about Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale Day

Location

Planet Organic Southside
7917 104 Street
Edmonton , AB
Event

REAP Down to Earh Week: Food For Thought

Apr 12 2010 - 12:00am to 3:00am

Engage your taste buds, mind and fellow food lovers with an evening dedicated to meeting your local farmers and the chefs that are diligently working to bring the fruits of their labor to your table. You will enjoy the best organic and sustainable foods Alberta has to offer prepared by the finest local chefs. Then sit back to watch Food Fight, a documentary that explores how American agricultural policy and food culture developed over the 20th century. The after party will follow in the Marquee Room with live music by Chris Velan. Read more about REAP Down to Earh Week: Food For Thought

Location

The Uptown Stage & Screen
612 8 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB
Event

Climb and Run for Wilderness

Apr 17 2010 - 2:00pm to 8:00pm

Climb and Run for Wilderness is Alberta Wilderness Association's annual Earth Day celebration at the Calgary Tower.  Participants collect sponsorship money to allow them the unique opportunity to climb the 802 stairs inside the Calgary Tower.  You can climb as an individual or in a team of four, as many times as you wish.  It is a great opportunity to get some exercise, learn about wilderness and wildlife conservation work in Alberta, win some outstanding prizes and have lots of fun.  Read more about Climb and Run for Wilderness

Location

Calgary Tower
Calgary , AB
Event

CPAWS Fundraiser: Spin Around the Clock!

Apr 3 2010 (All day) to Apr 4 2010 (All day)

Work off those chocolate bunny calories ahead of time, while supporting CPAWS!

CPAWS Northern Alberta is assembling a team of people to participate in the Livia Stoyke Foundation's 24-hour Spin fundraiser. The Foundation provides vital support to a variety of causes (women, children, poverty relief, the arts and the environment) and to organizations like CPAWS.

What 's involved?

Sign up to a cycling shift on the CPAWS bike (for any number of hours), and commit to obtaining at least $20 in pledges (CPAWS will subsidize $30 of the $50 registration fee).  During the event at West Edmonton Mall, you can check out an array of bands and performers, cycle your shift, enjoy tasty food, and enter into a draw for cool prizes - like a 1 week rental of a deluxe houseboat. 

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Location

The Ice Palace
West Edmonton Mall
Edmonton , AB
Event

Film Screening & Fundraiser: Mad City Chickens

Mar 11 2010 - 2:00am

Canadian Liberated Urban Chicken Klub (CLUCK) presents the Alberta Premiere of…

Mad City Chickens

The Calgary Right to Food & Urban Chicken Trial:

A CLUCK fundraiser and rally of support for the legal challenge to the illegal City of Calgary Bylaw denying citizens a Right to Food by raising Urban Chickens. Read more about Film Screening & Fundraiser: Mad City Chickens

Location

Plaza Theatre
1133 Kensington Road NW
Calgary , AB
Event

Music for the Wild

Mar 14 2010 - 1:00am

Join AWA for a great evening of bluegrass music with Wildrose Xpress and Celtic, country and blues music with Norbert Hirth

  • Doors open at 7:00 p.m.
  • Music at 7:30 p.m.

Cost is $15 - tickets are not mailed, your name will be included on a roster at the door.

Space is limited — reservations online or by phone @ (403) 283-2025 or 1-866-313-0713 (Toll-free) Read more about Music for the Wild

Location

AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB
Event

Music for the Wild: The Tragically Hick

Nov 15 2009 - 2:00am

The Alberta Wilderness Association is proud to present classic and modern bluegrass by The Tragically Hick .

Opening Act: John Reid & Blaine Hrabi.

Tickets $15 at www.albertawilderness.ca/events

 

Doors Open 7:00
Music Starts 7:30 Read more about Music for the Wild: The Tragically Hick

Location

AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB

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