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Join the Calgary Chapter at the Central Library

May 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free

Saturday, May 7

Calgary Central Library 800 3 St SE

2:oo-4:oo pm MT

The Calgary Chapter, in partnership with the Calgary Public Library, YW Calgary and Enbridge invite you to a Celebration of Community Inclusiveness and Resilience. We are honoured that Calgary’s first female Mayor, Jyoti Gondek, will speak.

  • Speakers
  • Resource Fair
  • Children’s Activities
  • Entertainment
  • Story telling

Join us for this family friendly event. Learn about the work CW4WAfghan is doing to support Afghan women and girls and their families. Learn about other organizations in Calgary who support newcomers, mental health, education, the arts and more.

This event is free, but we welcome your donation supporting CW4WAfghan. Click here to donate.

Resource Fair, Shake Family Welcome Space, 2:00-4:00 pm

Program:

Performances; Main Auditorium 3:00-4:00pm

Panel Discussion: Level 0, BMO Financial Group Community Room 3:00-4:00pm

Panel Discussion: Delivering Solutions: Organizations serving Calgarians discuss solutions they are offering as we build strong, inclusive communities. This will be an interactive session, and we welcome questions from participants or for participants to share information about resources they are aware of. From taking care of our mental health and recognizing an individual’s talents, and the possibilities to learn from one another and grow, we will hear from:

Children’s Activity Room, Level 0, 013/014

This event is family friendly and includes a children’s activity room with storytelling, a floor piano, origami, board games, craft kits, lego play sticks and snacks. When you register, include the number of children over the age of two who are participating.

Story telling schedule

2:15 The Library Bus, by Bahram Rahman

2:30 Where Are You From?, by Yamile Saied Méndez

2:45 The Proudest Blue, by Ibtihaj Muhammad

3:00 We Are Water Protectors, by Carole Lindstrom

3:15 A’pistotooki Kii Ihkitsik Kaawa’pomaahkaa (Creator and the Seven Animals, why are we here?), by Crystal Many Fingers

Venue

Calgary Central Library
800 Third Street S.E.
Calgary, AB T2G 2E7 Canada
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