Wanna Get Involved?
We have an exciting list of events coming up. The only way we can bring these events to you is through the energy and generosity of our volunteers. If you are looking for a way to get involved these events present excellent opportunities to try us out! Call us at the BCA office or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Bowest’ner Team: Bowest’ner Team Lead, Marketing Lead, Photographers & Writers
The Bowest’ner is run by a small but dedicated group of volunteers along with the help of one paid and highly talented editor – THANK YOU BRANDI! It’s delivered to over 5000 homes in Bowness and is further circulated through the library and other community organizations. We are in urgent need of people to help out. If we don’t get the help we need in the next few months, the next Bowest’ner may be your last.
Run Bowness 10k, June 9
This is a really fun Sunday morning event for the whole family. If you’re not running, come help out and bring the kiddies along! We need 50+ people to make this event a success. Volunteers needed for this event:
· Course Marshalls
· First Aiders
· Cheer Leaders
· Package pick-up handlers
· Bowness Ambassadors
· Jack of All Trades
Farmers Market: Bowness Commons
A wonderful group of people have come together to make a Farmers Market a reality in Bowness. They are currently researching some ideas and working on some solutions. If you want to help out, you are cordially invited to come to the next meeting, May 14, 2013, at 7 pm at the Bowness Community Association. If you have any questions, suggestions or comments please contact email@example.com .
Communications Working Group
Help us get our message out! We need professionals that want to work on various projects for the BCA.
BCA Bowness Stampede Parade Float
We are looking for some young people to come up with great ideas for our parade float. If your teen is looking for a creative outlet we want to hear from them!
OTHER GREAT UPCOMING EVENTS TO MARK ON YOUR CALENDAR
July 6: Bowness Stampede Parade Day/ Stampede Stomp
July 14: Bownesians Picnic
July 20: Movie Night in the Park
jelly bean dances!!!
may 10, june 14, july 12, 2013, 6:30 – 8:30
Bowness Community Centre, Main Hall: Volunteers are NEEDED
We are so excited to bring this to Bowness! These dances feature a live DJ playing the hottest dance mixes for children ages 6 – 12. There will be pop, treats and prizes: all of this and more in a safe supervised community space. Tickets are available at the door and are $5 each, $3 if the parents have a BCA Membership. You can purchase memberships at the door; $5 each. There are volunteer opportunities available for parents that would like to get their children in for free. If you would like to help out or if you need more information, please contact Tina at 403-608-4339.
FCC/ BCA Crime Prevention & Safety Information Session
May 27, 2013, 7 pm, Bowness Community Association
Join the Bowness Community Association & the Federation of Calgary Communities for a discussion about community crime prevention and safety May 25, 2013 at 10 am. For more information call the BCA office at 403-288-8300 or email us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Great Big Bowness Clean Up: VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED
May 26, 2013, parking lot across from the Bowness Legion, 9 am – 1 pm
Bring your junk to the annual Great Big Bowness Cleanup 9 am – 1 pm at the Bow Centre Mall area by the recycling bins. There will be several opportunities to recycle and the good folks from the Bowness Legion will also be there so you can donate your good stuff towards their Garage Sale which happens the following Saturday, June 1. Unfortunately, we cannot provide pickup service. Please contact the BCA office at 403-288-8300 for full details.
This is a free service provided by volunteers of the BCA, and Bowwest Community Resources.
NO DUMPING AFTER 1PM
NO PAINT, PROPANE, BATTERIES OR HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS
NO CONTRACTORS (YOU WILL BE TURNED AWAY)
NO COMMERCIAL WASTE (FOR SURE YOU WILL BE TURNED AWAY)
This clean up is strictly run by community volunteers! Abuse will not be tolerated – so come with a smile on your face and enjoy a free coffee on us!
May 26, 2013 Doors open at 10:30, Nickle starts 12:15, Ends 9:30 pm
Come in any Bingo night to reserve your lucky seat! There are door prizes, half time sales, plus an evening Bonanza guaranteed pay out of $1500!!!! Various packages are available and they include a hot delicious Roast Beef dinner with all the trimmings and dessert! Contact the Bingo office for full details, Sunday, Tuesday or Thursday evenings 403-288-8300.
Run Bowness 10K, 5k and Kids Cadence Mile Run!
June 9, 2013, 10 am, Bowness Community Centre
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED
The BCA is very happy to sponsor this family run for the 3rd year in a row! Bring the whole family down to the community centre for a great day in the sun and enjoy the beauty of Bowness and the Bow River. New this year: the Bowness school with the most runners wins $500 for their school thanks to Cadence Café! There are some great prizes and the Top 3 men and women in both the 10k & 5k plus the fastest kids in the Cadence Mile get a GIC from Servus Credit Union! To register and for more information go to: http://www.events.runningroom.com/site/?raceId=8934
Bowmont Park Public Open House
May 22, 2013, 3 – 8 pm, Main Hall, Bowness Community Centre
City of Calgary Parks want your input! Join them Wednesday, May 22, 3–8 p.m., at the Bowness Community Centre to find out what redevelopment is planned for Bowmont Park. The City will also be discussing off lease boundaries and looking for ideas around the redevelopment of the Klippert Gravel Pit. If you are unable to attend the open house, the information presented will be available online after May 22. An online survey pertaining to development of the east end of the park will be posted online from May 23 to June 24. Please visit calgary.ca/parks for project updates and to fill out the survey.
Montgomery Seniors Social
Last Monday of the Month, 1 – 3 pm, Montgomery Community Centre, 5003 16 Avenue
Food, games, activities, prizes and conversation all in one place! Need a ride? Contact the Montgomery Community Centre at 403-247-3116 or email email@example.com .
Teens need something to do?
The Boys and Girls Club of Bowness has a fantastic Teen Drop-In EVERY DAY; open gym, 3 – 4 pm and computer lab, 3 – 5:30pm. There’s also homework help available for Grades 8, 9, & 10! AND there is a Teen Drop-In night EVERY Friday 7 – 10 pm. Contact the club for full details.