Lower Montalban Park, 27 Sept.
Update: We’re currently scheduled for debris removal in November, so Montgomerians will need to have some patience with the current situation. Click here for more details.
Original Post: Much of the debris from the early Sept. snow is still with us. But we haven’t been forgotten. The City has scheduled clean up in Calgary communities to take place through early November and Montgomery will get its turn. To learn more, and especially to find out how you can help to make the clean up go smoothly, click here.
There was a great write up in the Herald on Sept. 18 on the string of communities, including Montgomery, that are just north of the Bow River (hence “NoBow”), which provide many elements of inner-city living but in a non-high-rise landscape. To check it out, click here.
If you are in high school, or know somebody who is, you might be worrying about the future–and especially about getting jobs with little or no work experience. Have a look at Jump Start, a City sponsored program for people at the start of their working lives. Jump Start is a free work preparation program for youth interested in developing their employment skills. The program centres on active learning workshops to improve employment readiness and build confidence for job search and the workplace. Click here for more details.
The Calgary Fencing Club invites the Montgomery community to its annual fence-a-thon and celebration of its 60th year, on Saturday, Sept. 27, starting at 9:00. See the poster for all the details.
Update: The 50th celebrations were a great success. Thanks from the MCA to all the hardworking volunteers that made ’em possible (and of course to our co-hosts, the BRZ). Pictures coming soon.
The Montgomery-On-The-Bow 50th Anniversary celebrations are here! The festival (Saturday, Sept. 20), from noon-4:00, is about to start at community centre (thank you to the army of volunteers who are setting it all up). Check out the poster for more details. The weather’s great today for lounging on the grass to listen to the Bownesians at noon and Peter and the Wolves at 2:30. The kids’ pavilion, bouncy castle, and new playground (complete with climbing rocks at last!) are ready to be enjoyed. Hope to see you there.
Down at the community centre the decorations are in place, a feast is being prepared, and the band is doing a sound-check. The silent auction table is laden with great stuff, and countless balloons are now inflated. Thanks to a great crew for all the work they are doing. Have fun tonight, ticket-holders. And don’t forget about tomorrow’s afternoon festival!
There’s a project underway over at the Calgary blog, Everyday Tourist, to map the areas of the Calgary that its inhabitants feel happiest in. They’d like to hear from every community in the city, so if you would like to weigh in, or just to read more about the project, please click here.