Green Calgary

Events

November 2014


Nov
06
2014

Community Natural Foods Presents: Nurturing Your Immune System Naturally with Dr. Sarah Kent ND.

The best defense is a good offense! Join Dr. Sarah Kent ND as she discusses some keys ways to achieve health in the face of colds and flues.  She will address some key lifestyle, home remedy & supplement strategies to support and strengthen your immune system.  This talk is for anyone who finds they struggle with frequent colds & flues, has difficulties recovering when sick or who wants to maintain a strong immune system.

This is a Free Public Lecture

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Nov
13
2014

Community Natural Foods Presents: Mushrooms – The New Era of Health with Jerry Angelini

Learn how mushrooms can help to support overall immunity against a wide range of pathogens and viruses in order to keep you healthy and strong all year long. He will talk about his clinical practice and how he has treated many difficult cases from autoimmunity diseases to cancer.

Jerry Angelini has undergraduate and graduate degrees from Boston University in Psychology and Rehabilitation Medicine, with additional education and skills in areas such as, Western herbal therapies, and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

This is a Free Public Lecture

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Nov
15
2014

Green Calgary info booth at the Forest Lawn: Landlord and Stakeholder Conference

This is one of the first engagement opportunities in Forest Lawn to introduce Landlords to the Stakeholders in the neighbourhood. The purpose of the conference is as follows:

    Introduce Forest Lawn Landlords to the Stakeholders in the neighborhood Motivate landlords to improve properties and learn about the resources, services and benefits in the neighborhood Promote the neighborhood of Forest Lawn, capture its beauty and be active in creating community pride Contribute in making Forest Lawn an inclusive community where all residents, including tenants, love where they live and feel they can contribute to the vibrancy of the area

Green Calgary’s role: Volunteers will actively engage the participants as they browse the community booths at the event. Interested in volunteering for this event? Previous Green Calgary training/knowledge of the organization is required. For more details please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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Nov
15
2014

Sustainability Series Presents: Soap-making 101

Join Green Calgary and the experts at Calgary’s Soap & More in this exciting hands-on workshop! Learn the basics of making your own cold process soap including the chemistry of soap-making, what tracing is, and how to add scent. Homemade soap is as effective as conventional soaps, isn’t laden with nasty chemicals, is very inexpensive to make, and doesn’t take all that much time. Take control of the ingredients in your soap and have fun by learning how to make it yourself!

Admission:  $65 General Admission / $60 for Green Calgary members. We will accept half Calgary Dollars. Price includes 2 hours of instruction and 1 pound of soap to take home.
Tickets: www.soapmaking2014.eventbrite.ca
Items to bring: Close-toed shoes, long sleeves and pants, a clean towel to wrap your soaps in, and a reusable bag to carry any other purchases in.
Prerequisite: No experience required! However you must be 18 years old to enroll and participate.

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Nov
19
2014

Green Calgary Volunteer Orientation Wednesday November 19th

Green Calgary will be having an orientation for NEW volunteers at our offices at suite 100, 301 14th Street NW from 6-7:30pm. If you are interested in learning more about Green Calgary programs and how you can get involved, please join us!

To become a volunteer please fill out the online application HERE.

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Nov
20
2014

Community Natural Foods Presents: The Magic of Food with Dr. Michael Murray ND

A growing body of research is uncovering very profound ways in which food acts within our body to promote health and healing. In this dynamic and fascinating presentation, Dr. Murray will explore key dietary factors critical to health and outline a strategy to get the most from nature including dietary supplements.

Dr Michael Murray is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading authorities in the field of natural medicine. Author of over 30 books including co-author of the best-selling, How to Prevent and Treat Diabetes with Natural Medicine, Hunger Free Forever and his latest book, the newly revised, 3rdEditionof The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine. Dr. Murray is the Director of Product Science and Innovation for Natural Factors.

A $250 whole foods gift basket will be given away at this lecture!

This is a Free Public Lecture

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Nov
23
2014

Green Cleaning booth at Marda Loop Justice Film Festival

Marda Loop Justice Film Festival is a documentary film festival and a hub of global citizen engagement promoting understanding of justice issues and advocating for the wellbeing of local and global neighbours. Green Calgary is participating in this event to raise awareness about the importance of using non-toxic cleaning products and our volunteers will be helping sell products and educating attendees on alternatives to conventional chemical cleaning products.

http://www.justicefilmfestival.ca/index.php/loc%7Cmardaloop

Would you like to volunteer for this event? Please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more details.

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Nov
28
2014

Kermit the Frog was wrong - it’s EASY being GREEN!

FREE Green Calgary Volunteer Event – How to Invest According to Your Conscience

Green Calgary has had Socially Responsible Investment events in the past, but never any that were free to volunteers! Future Values Investments, Ethical Investments and First Calgary Financial will be presenting on what “ethical” investing REALLY is, will dispel myths, and help you learn to manage your money sustainably and invest according to your values. There will be 10 minute presentations per company, and then a panel discussion to answer your questions.

WHERE: Green Calgary office suite 100, 301 14th Street NW
WHEN: Friday November 28th from 12-1pm
WHAT TO BRING: A brown bag lunch and any questions regarding investing “green”
RSVP: Please RSVP here if you can attend.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO GREEN CALGARY VOLUNTEERS ONLY. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN A SIMILAR EVENT FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC, PLEASE EMAIL .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) FOR DETAILS.

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December 2014


Dec
03
2014

Green Jobs Forum

Event Title: Green Jobs Forum
Hosts: ECO Canada & Green Living
Date: Dec. 3, 2014
Time: 11am – 7pm
Location: Calgary Telus Convention Centre, South Building / 120 9th Ave SE, Calgary
Cost: Free
Website: http://www.greenjobsforum.ca
Contact Name: Yana Jay
Contact Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Description:
The Green Jobs Forum offers professionals, students and the general public an in-depth exploration of career options and industry trends in the ever-expanding Green Economy. Expect to:

-Discover environmental labour market trends, career paths and skills requirements
-Learn about environmental best practices that can apply to all sectors
-Connect with peers, thought-leaders and innovators

For more information, please visit www.greenjobsforum.ca

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