Sept. 16: Are you going to Scarboro Faire? Scarboro United Church, 134 Scarboro Ave S.W., will be opening our doors wide, coinciding with the Scarboro Community Association’s annual Parade of Garage Sales. The annual Faire includes a bake sale (with our famous Scarboro oatcakes), book sale, treasures for sale, food & refreshments, a scavenger hunt for the kids (11 a.m.), and more! The Faire runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact the office at 403-244-1161 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sept. 17: “Mother and Daughter Faith-Booking & Fancy Tea Party” Mini-Retreat led by Sr. Madeleine Gregg, fcJ from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Parent + Child: $50 or Family: $80, includes materials, a delicious snack, and parking. FCJ Retreat & Conference Centre is at 219 — 19th Avenue S.W. To register, please call 403-2284215 or email email@example.com.
Sept. 17: Unitarian Church of Calgary, 1703 1st St. N.W. at 10:30 a.m., Our Covenantal Faith. When you unpack its meaning and its practises, covenant holds a whole vision for how to live in this complicated, beautiful and broken world. It is a vision that says we are most human when we bind ourselves in relationship. But not just any relationship — relationships of trust, mutual accountability and continual return. Presenter: Rev Debra Faulk Music: Jane Perry, Music Director
Sept. 17: At 10 a.m., Back-to-Church-Sunday Service with presiding Pastor Deborah Kerr at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church at 8007 Bowness Road N.W. with special musical participation of the German mixed choir, the “Singemeinschaft.” After Service enjoy fellowship and a free Octoberfest barbecue luncheon.
Sept. 21: “Daring Greatly by Brené Brown” Spiritual Book Club 6-Week Series led by Cherie Tetz-Christensen from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost: $150, includes input, refreshment, lunch, and parking. (Thursdays: Sept. 21 and 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26) — FCJ Retreat & Conference Centre is at 219 — 19th Avenue S.W. To register, please call 403-2284215 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 21: “A Way to Listen to God” Dreamwork Evening led by Sr. Ita Connery, fcJ from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Cost: $30, includes input, refreshment, and parking. FCJ Retreat & Conference Centre is at 219 — 19th Avenue S.W. To register, please call 403-2284215 or email email@example.com.
Mondays: Diamond Way Buddhism Calgary hosts a short Introduction to Buddhism talk at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of every month. Regular Monday night meditation evening then begins at 7:30 p.m. Free. Location is 7628 Elbow Dr. S.W. (The entrance is on the breezeway behind Starbucks.) Information at www.diamondway.org/calgary or call 587-329-1416.
Tuesdays: Every Tuesday morning, the Dorcas Ladies meet for Bible study, crafts and sandwich-making for the food bank, along with pie baking, at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 8007 Bowness Rd. N.W. Phone 403-288-4646 for details.
Tuesdays: Brush With The Spirit: With a BFA, MDiv and more than 25 years of French restaurant experience, our facilitator offers unique programs that combine culinary and visual arts. The session explores how Freeing the Creative Self Frees the Whole Self; 6 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Centre at 10601 Southport Rd. S.W. For information and registration, visit brushwiththespirit.com or call 403-253-3629 ext. 205.