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Music for the Wild: Fifty Shades of Blues and Blue Rambler

Feb 7 2016 - 2:30am

Headline Act

Fifty Shades of Blues. Glennis Houston & Andrea Petrity sing and play blues from the women divas of the 20’s and 30’s. Let them transport you back to the sultry clubs of New Orleans, Chicago, St. Louis and New York when powerful women laid down the foundation of blues, jazz and rock. Fifty Shades of Blues is a piano / vocal duo.

Opening Act

Blue Rambler. Don Gowan, George Campbell & Murray Little play blues-based songs that have strong stories and a solid groove. Their songs are well-aged or are played as if they are. Blue Rambler will get you singing a bit and tapping your feet. Expect to hear tinges of folk, jazz and old country as well as blues.

Music at 7:30pm, doors open at 7:00pm

Tickets: $20.00 Read more about Music for the Wild: Fifty Shades of Blues and Blue Rambler

Location

Alberta Wilderness Association
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB
Event

Wild Voices Soiree 2016

Mar 12 2016 - 1:30am

From the CPAWS Southern Alberta Chapter website:

We are excited to be hosting this year's Soiree at SAIT's elegant Macdonald Hall located in Heritage Hall. Our evening not only showcases a performance by the popular band The Wardens who have two CDs to their name, it also features renowned conservationist and explorer Brian Keating as the keynote speaker. Along with a silent auction and Ken Lima-Coelho as MC, it is sure to be a great event.

  • Doors open at 5:30 pm.
  • Dinner and evening program begins at 6:30 pm.
Read more about Wild Voices Soiree 2016

Location

Macdonald Hall (Heritage Hall Building) - SAIT
1301 16 Avenue NW
T2M 4W7 Calgary , AB
Event

Green Drinks Edmonton: Winter in YEG

Feb 4 2016 - 2:00am to 5:00am

Step outdoors and enjoy winter in Edmonton by attending winter festivals, playing outside, and engaging in local community initiatives. Green Drinks: Winter in YEG offers you the chance to meet the people and organizers who are drawing Edmontonians from their homes to enjoy the delights this city has to offer!  On February 3, meet and mingle with members of our community who are committed to making this winter city a festive place. Youll be sure to make great contacts and learn more about how to make the most of the season. Read more about Green Drinks Edmonton: Winter in YEG

Location

Yellowhead Brewery
10229 105 Street NW
Edmonton , AB
Event

Green Drinks Lethbridge

Dec 1 2015 - 11:00pm

Green Drinks meets in Lethbridge on the first Tuesday of every month at 4 pm at the Owl Acoustic Lounge - next meeting is Tuesday, December 1.

  • Meetings are on an open-house, informal basis - all are welcome, bring a friend, to enjoy conversing and sharing in an easygoing manner.
  • Drinking is not a requirement, but paid for individually by the drinkee.
  • On December 1 we will talk about shared hashtags and better collaboration on social media. 
  • Group focus is: communication, outreach, collaboration, environment, community, networking, learning, social media, marketing, mentoring, cutting down on duplication of effort, enjoying each other's company.  
  • Overall focus is on developing communication professionals and practice in Lethbridge.
Read more about Green Drinks Lethbridge>

Location

Owl Acoustic Lounge
411 3 Avenue S
Lethbridge , AB
Event

Wine & Wilderness (proceeds support Castle-Crown Wilderness Coalition)

Nov 27 2015 - 1:00am to 4:00am

Wine & Wilderness is your chance to sample some premium wine and craft beer samples, get your name in for a door prize ($50 CrossIron Mills gift certificate), receive a discount on your Christmas wine purchases, and...most importantly...toast the great outdoors and celebrate our love of trees, water, bugs, mountains and all those big animals we like to see from a distance! Read more about Wine & Wilderness (proceeds support Castle-Crown Wilderness Coalition)

Location

5 Vines Wine, Craft Beer & Spirits
215 12 Avenue SE
Calgary , AB
Event

2015 Martha Kostuch Annual Wilderness and Wildlife Lecture

Nov 21 2015 - 1:00am

With special guest lecturer Sid Marty:

“Banned in Alberta and other tales from the conservation trenches”

Sid will offer an arrest by arrest account of the Castle logging protest action in 2012.

If time permits, he will include a few entertaining excerpts from his published works.

Wilderness Defenders Awards will be presented to Sid Marty and Gordon Petersen. Both of these gentlemen are known as naturalists, each of them working and making a difference in different corners of Alberta to help others learn and know more about wild Alberta and our natural world.

A Great Gray Owl Award will be presented to Bob Blaxley – a knowledgeable, inspiring volunteer who share his passions through excellent leadership and storytelling. Read more about 2015 Martha Kostuch Annual Wilderness and Wildlife Lecture

Location

AWA Hillhurst Cottage School
455 12 Street NW
Calgary , AB
Event

Green Drinks Edmonton: Greening Your Home

Nov 5 2015 - 2:00am

There have been a lot of exciting trends in Edmonton towards creating a sustainable home. Meet and mingle with green home experts about composting, backyard bees, net zero homes, etc. Meet new connections, engage in interesting conversations, and walk away understanding a little bit more about what alternatives may be right for your housing needs.

On Wednesday, November 4th bring your friends, ideas, and questions to the Yellowhead Brewery.

We are pleased to announce our featured guests! Read more about Green Drinks Edmonton: Greening Your Home

Location

Yellowhead Brewery
10229 105 Street NW
Edmonton , AB
Event

Launch of the Conservation Blueprint for Northern Alberta & AGM

Oct 22 2015 - 12:30am

Join CPAWS Northern Alberta as we launch our Conservation Blueprint for Northern Alberta and conduct our Annual General Meeting!

You will be able to purchase your very own copy of the Conservation Blueprint at the event!

There will be a cash bar, free hors d'oeuvres, and some AMAZING silent auction items, including:

  • 1 round trip flight for 2 courtesy of WestJet!
  • 2 beautiful Robert Bateman prints courtesy of Alberta Parks!
  • Gift cards and items from Craft Beer Market, Evoolution, Track N Trail, Audrey's Books, and MORE!
Read more about Launch of the Conservation Blueprint for Northern Alberta & AGM>

Location

Yellowhead Brewery
10229 105 Street NW
Edmonton , AB
Event

Nature Alberta 45th Anniversary Gala

Nov 8 2015 - 12:30am

NA_45_PosterFrom the Nature Alberta website:

In 1970, six clubs, including Nature Calgary, Edmonton Nature Club (previously Edmonton Bird Club and Edmonton Natural History Club), Red Deer River Naturalists, Lethbridge Naturalists, and the Bow Valley Naturalists had the foresight to form the Federation of Alberta Naturalists which has today grown into a 39-club-strong Nature Alberta.

You are invited to join us at our 45th Anniversary Gala and Awards Banquet onNovember 7, 2015 and help us celebrate the clubs, the people and the history that has enabled Nature Alberta to be the voice for the greater appreciation and conservation of Alberta’s natural environment. Read more about Nature Alberta 45th Anniversary Gala

Location

Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre
10440 108 Avenue NW
Edmonton , AB

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