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Nature Wellness Workshops

Workshop #1: Sunday September 5, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM (FREE)
Workshop #2: Wednesday September 15, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM (FREE)

Location of Workshops: Crescent Heights Park at Crescent Road & 3rd St NW

Join Calgary Parks for a free Wellness Workshop in a local park or greenspace this summer. Participants will be guided through nature journaling activities and a guided walk to promote reflection and cultivate connection during these challenging times. Sign up to explore your level of resiliency and how natural spaces can support us through the different seasons of life. Journaling materials will be provided or you are welcome to bring your own notebook and pencil.

Registration is free. Sign up here: https://forms.gle/91QkQW3D6EDeGZfd6.

Engaging Vulnerable People Workshop

Wednesday August 25, 7:00PM – 9:00PM 
1101 2 St NW, Crescent Heights Community Hall 

Join us in partnership with Alpha House to learn more about engaging vulnerable Calgarians who experience homelessness due to poverty, mental health, and addiction issues. We will also address community concerns around homelessness and different approaches you can take. To learn more about this Engaging Vulnerable People Workshop, click here to register.

Yoga With Neighbourhood Connector Lisa

Sunday July 25th, 10am – 11am (FREE), bring your own mat
1101 2 St NW, Crescent Heights Community Hall

Come join our Neighbourhood Connector Lisa Tierney for a free one hour flow from 10:00 am – 11:00 am, just outside the Crescent Heights Community Centre!

Lisa has been teaching for over 10 years and is passionate about yoga, and equally passionate about creating connections. The class will cater to all levels and will be a gentle flow with a short, guided meditation. Breath, movement, nature and community – a perfect start to a Sunday morning! Stay back after the session for some neighbour connection and conversation.

Neighbourood Block Connector

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The Neighbourhood Block Connector is a program that encourages and empowers residents to come together in a more meaningful way.

Crescent Heights Community Association (CHCA) is connecting the neighbourhood! The community of Crescent Heights have engaged, supportive and invested residents who are looking to build a more inclusive and vibrant neighbourhood.

The Neighbourhood Block Connector is inspired by Abundant Communities Edmonton (ACE) where each neighbourhood in Edmonton, ‘cultivates a culture of care and connection, increase the sense of belonging and inclusion’. CHCA is inspired, and we’re going to adapt the program to our village, as a flagship inner community we can’t wait to see what happens next!


What does a Neighbourhood Block Connector do?

A neighbourhood block connector is whatever you, the resident want to make it! We’re here to help! Are you an Artist looking to create a community project? Do you have an interest in community safety, and you know that watching out for your neighbours is invaluable? Perhaps, you’re a long time (or new) CH resident and looking to find any excuse to connect your neighbourhood? We’re here to help you connect and have meaningful opportunities with your community. If you have a great idea for ways to connect with your neighbour(s) or just simply looking for a reason to say ‘Hello’ to a new one, the block connector is a great way to start!

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