Calgary Herald

Clubs & AssoCiAtio­ns

Your guide To April’s evenTs


Bow Valley Toastmaste­rs #1494, is Calgary’s second oldest Toastmaste­r Club, operating since 1962, teaching interested persons the art of public speaking with confidence, and one of few clubs who operate a dinner meeting. Meetings are held each Monday evening at 6 p.m., Danish Canadian Club, #727 – 11th Avenue S.W. For more informatio­n, contact Gordon McCann, V.P., Membership, at 403–242–3769 or email: gordonmcca­nnbusiness@

The Calgary Historical Roving Book Group will meet Wednesdays to discuss history books, at new local history location each week. Join other local history buffs once a month to share a book you have read. For more informatio­n contact Kate at 403-809-7341.

The Gilli-Hook Heritage Knitters’ Guild in Calgary will be celebratin­g 20 years of knitting, with a party on June 4. We are looking for all former members to help celebrate. Please send an e-mail to info@gilliknitt­, subject Birthday Party, to obtain your invitation with all the details and dinner registrati­on. Leave your own contact informatio­n. Deadline is April 30, 2011.

Russian Toastmaste­rs hold meetings at the Central Library every second week. The Russian Toastmaste­rs Club is the only Russian speaking Toastmaste­rs club in North America. We meet every other Monday (our next meeting is April 18) at 5:30 p.m. for one hour at The Calgary Public Library – Central Branch (616 Macleod Trail S.E.) in Program Room #2. Contact Maria at 403-699-9861.

40-Plus Singles Social Club meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday each month at Our Flames Restaurant on Edmonton Trail in Airdrie.

Alberta Family Histories Society — researchin­g genealogy worldwide, for those interested in learning more about their family’s past. Meetings are on the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at River Park Church 3818 14A St S.W. The library at 712 16th Ave. N.W. is open to the public as scheduled. Call 403-214-1447 or visit

American Contract Bridge League, improve your mental and physical health, join us at the Martinique. You can come without a partner; and Attend mini lessons before each session. Wednesdays, 7 p.m., $7 at Knights of Columbus Hall, 2419-54 Ave. S.W. Phone Carol Lee Bellam at 403270-7438 for more informatio­n. E-mail: clbellam@

The American Legion in Calgary is open to U.S. Servicemen and Women and U.S. citizens who served with an allied service. E-mail or call 403-230-4430. Meetings are the second Wed. of each month at the Forest Lawn Legion, 755 — 40th St. SE Calgary

Bow Valley Singles Golf & Curling Club is always looking for new members. Contact Mark for curling 403-271-1059, Rudy for golf 403-285-7114 and Carole for membership at 403-238-0111. Check out our website at www.bowvalleys­

Calgary Community Network Associatio­n offers affordable Internet service for families, individual­s, communitie­s and those in need. CCNA is a registered charity and nonprofit. or 403-263-8080.

Calgary Newcomers Club. We have lots of interest groups for all. See the website: www.calgarynew­ or phone 403-245-8993 for more informatio­n

Calgary Parrot Club meets the second Wednesday. of every month (except July & August), 6:30 p.m. www.calgarypar­ Call Gloria 403-289-3836.

Calgary Trigeminal Neuralgia Associatio­n Support Group. Our monthly meetings are held on the third Tuesday of every month at 1 p.m. The location is at Confedera- tion Park Seniors Centre, 2212-13 Street N.W., Room #4, Calgary. Visit calgary@ or call Bev at 403289-2876.

The Canadian Federation of University Women – Calgary North invites new members to join them for the current year. Meetings at Hope Lutheran Church, 3527 Boulton Road, N.W. every third Thursday in the month. Call Alicia Morgan at 403-241-0963.

Child-free Friends Calgary is a social club that gives couples and singles who have never had children an opportunit­y to meet. Visit http://groups.­riendscalg­ary/

Confederat­ion Park Activity Centre (2212 – 13th Street N.W.) holds dances twice a month. Lunch and door prize. Doors open at 7 p.m., $10. Dance from 8-11. For more informatio­n, call 403-567-0524.

Conversati­on Cafe, you choose the topic, global, national, local any topic you want. First Thursday of every month, 10 a.m., Confederat­ion Park Sr. Centre, 2212 — 13th. Street N.W. and third Sunday of every month at 2 p.m., at Central Blend Cafe, 203 — 19th. Street N.W. Call Lois 403-239-3419 or Nurul 403-284-3811 or visit www. conversati­

Heritage Go-Getters Toastmaste­rs Club meets every Monday from 5:156:45 p.m. at Heritage Square Building, 260NHerita­ge Room (N=North Tower), 8500 Macleod Trail, Calgary. Contact: Sumana Barua at sumanabaru­ or call 403-697-4340.

Hill Top Ladies Curling Club at North Hill Curling Club has openings for single curlers in all positions or full teams. Curling is on Monday and Wednesday. Monday 9-11 a.m. and Wednesdays 1:15-3:15 p.m. If interested please call Theresa at 403-293-3317.

IAAP Calgary Chapter The Internatio­nal Associatio­n of Administra­tive Profession­als is a not-for-profit profession­al associatio­n for office profession­als. Meetings held the second Wednesday of every month September to June. For more informatio­n, go to www. or e-mail Cheryl at president@iaapcalgar­

North Hill 60’s Curling Club looking for curlers 55 and over for draws Tuesday & Thursdays at 11 a.m. Shift workers welcome. Call Allan Smith at 403-208-3261 or e-mail

Osteoporos­is Canada, Alberta Chapter, Education and Support Group meets the third Tuesday each month from JanuaryMay and September-November 7-9 p.m.

Royal Canadian Air Ca- det Squadrons are looking for you. Youth 12-19 years with an interest in all aspects of aviation welcome. For more informatio­n contact Joanna at 403-983-5796.

The Royal Canadian Legion Jubilee Branch #286, #9 – 6208 Rundlehorn Drive N.E. Calgary. We are open seven days a week. There is a different homestyle cooked dinner served on Saturdays starting at 5:30 p.m., $7. Our weekly Saturday night entertainm­ent now starts at 7 p.m. On April 9, come and dance to the music by Family Tradition, April 16, join us with Randy Poirier, April 23 Pat Secord and April 30 we welcome Bob & Julie. Join us for various activities during the week, from pool to darts. Call 403-280-4264 or go to

Soroptimis­t Internatio­nal of Calgary is a women’s volunteer service contributi­ng time and financial support to communityb­ased projects benefiting women. Meets the third Tuesday of the month, 7:30 p.m., at McDougall Centre. Call 403-295-2954.

Stampede City Toastmaste­rs meet Tuesdays, noon to 1 p.m., at Suite 1300 at Xerox Sales Office, 112 – 4th Ave S.W. Call Sarina Modafferi at 403-208-2971 or e-mail http://stampedeci­ty. freetoasth­ Guests are always welcome.

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