Cal­gary’s cy­cle of life on dis­play

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that kept him fo­cused, that kept him in high school where he even­tu­ally be­came a star player and then earned a spot with the SAIT Tro­jans.

He now works as a framer, and is proud to have raised a daugh­ter who loves the game as deeply as he does.

The World In­dige­nous Bas­ket­ball Chal­lenge, which be­gins Tues­day at UBC in Van­cou­ver, is or­ga­nized by the men’s bas­ket­ball team of Haida Gwaii, a re­mote re­gion of North­ern B.C. @evafer­gu­son2

Pedal through his­tory on the last Sun­day of His­toric Cal­gary Week with an eight-km bike tour on the nose Creek and Bow River path­ways.

Fea­tured top­ics like the Zoo, St. Pa­trick’s Is­land and East Vil­lage will show how land and wa­ter has been shaped in today’s city. the event takes places from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and at­ten­dees are asked to meet at air­ways Park off 24 ave. n.E. and Vista St. n.E.

Just half an hour later, his­tory buffs can take a walk­ing tour of Cal­gary’s Chi­na­town and visit four unique ori­en­tal restau­rants, malls, shops and the Can­ton Block — said to be the first build­ing in the Chi­na­town.

the four-block tour starts at the Chi­nese Cul­tural Cen­tre and runs un­til 3 p.m.

there’s also a full-day open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Han­gar Flight Mu­seum, where a few of their spe­cial air­craft will be open and vol­un­teers will be on site to help peo­ple un­der­stand and ap­pre­ci­ate the evo­lu­tion of flight.

Chil­dren will also be able to build their own fly­ing de­vices.

Cal­gar­i­ans can also tour the John Hex­tall es­tate home from the early 1900s in Bow­ness from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Judith Barge, of the Bow­ness His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, will guide the tour and speak to the in­ter­est­ing de­vel­op­ments by Bri­tish lawyer and real es­tate de­vel­oper Hex­tall.

In­for­ma­tion on each event is avail­able on­line at chi­nook­coun­try.org.

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Mem­bers of the Elite Cal­gary women’s bas­ket­ball team prac­tise be­fore head­ing off to the World In­dige­nous Bas­ket­ball Chal­lenge in Van­cou­ver. Join­ing them for a pre-tour­ney photo are their coaches, Peter Sambu and Lyle Bruno.

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