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September 2019

Chasing Happy: Boost Your Well-being with Emotional Intelligence

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Edmonton Convention Centre, 9797 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 1N9 Canada
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United Way of the Alberta Capital Region presents Karen Bowen of The EQ Development Group. Fulfillment, according to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, is a basic human necessity that contributes to our overall sense of well-being. Emotional Intelligence has direct ties to our satisfaction in life and work, and the ultimate goal of happiness at any stage of your career or life experience. Learn key concepts of Emotional Intelligence that impact your workplace and personal wellness, which will allow you to…

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124 St. Grand Market

September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 10, 2019

108 Ave & 124 St.  Edmonton, AB Canada + Google Map

Thursdays are 124 St. Grand Market days! Join us for live music, performances, food trucks, local growers, bakers, makers and kids programming including our Little Beans Program. The 2019 Season will run outdoors from May 9 to our Harvest Thanksgiving Market October 10. Be sure to visit ant of the shops or restaurants along 124 that stay open late!

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Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo

September 20 - September 22
Edmonton Expo Centre, 7515 118 Ave. NW
Edmonton, AB T5B 0J2 Canada
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Calling all timelords! The Edmonton Comic and Entertainment Expo (Edmonton Expo) is our city's greatest pop culture convention. Tens of thousands of people gather each year for a celebration of all things pop culture - comic books, sci-fi, fantasy, comedy - and the best part is, it's back! Enjoy meeting your favourite stars, grab a drawing from your favourite comic book artist, enjoy one-time-only workshops and guest panels, and shop vendors from around the country with incredible items for purchase…

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Tibetan Bazaar

September 21 - September 22
Alberta Avenue Community League Hall, 9210 118 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5G 0N4 Canada
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$5

Gaden Samten Ling Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Society welcomes the public to join them for this unique celebration of Tibetan culture. As the only celebration of its kind, it offers a very special opportunity to learn about Tibetan culture and meditation. Each day festival attendees can enjoy a wonderful market filled with a vast array of Himalayan merchandise and sample delicious traditional Tibetan food. A festival favourite is the momo – delicious yak meat and vegetarian dumplings! This is your opportunity…

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Habitat for Humanity Basic Tool Training Workshop

September 21 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 28, 2019

HFH Prefab Shop, 14755 121A Ave
Edmonton, AB T5L 2T2 Canada
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$20.00

Our workshops are a great way to gain a better understanding of how to use and stay safe with various tools while meeting other Habitat volunteers. You will have the opportunity to work hands-on with all types of basic tools used on HFH build sites. There is a non-refundable $20 participation fee for the workshop that helps to cover the basic costs. Lunch is provided. Sessions are from 8:30 am to 4:15 pm. Register online at https://www.hfh.org/volunteer/workshops/ Payment (via credit…

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Habitat for Humanity Paint Workshop

September 21 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until September 21, 2019

HFH Prefab Shop, 14755 121A Ave
Edmonton, AB T5L 2T2 Canada
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$20.00

HFH Paint Workshops provide a basic foundation for painting homes while meeting other Habitat volunteers. Sessions are from 8:30 am to 4:15 pm. All Paint Workshops are OPTIONAL. It is not a requirement for volunteering with us. They are ONE DAY and run from 8:30 AM – 4:15 PM at our Prefab Shop. Lunch, tools, and personal safety equipment are provided. There is a non-refundable $20 participation fee for the workshop that helps cover the basic costs. Register online at…

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Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Information Session

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on September 24, 2019 at 6:00 pm

HFH Prefab Shop, 14755 121A Ave
Edmonton, AB T5L 2T2 Canada
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Have you often considered volunteering with Habitat for Humanity but just aren’t sure what you can do? Everyone is welcome to sign up for our Volunteer Info Sessions. Feel free to invite a friend to register as well! Learn about taking the next steps and what opportunities are available.

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Etsy | Made in Canada

September 28 @ 10:00 am - September 29 @ 5:00 pm
Edmonton Convention Centre, 9797 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 1N9 Canada
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$5

We are back for our sixth year organizing this amazing event as a group of independent Etsy sellers. With over 225 artists, designers, crafters and makers, come see the best Edmonton makes. Admission is $5 CASH at the door for anyone 16 years and up. Children 15 and under are free!

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Light the Night Walk

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
William Hawrelak Park, 9330 Groat Rd
Edmonton, AB Canada
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Walk with us on Saturday, September 28 at Hawrelak Park as we gather together with families, friends and coworkers to celebrate, honour, and remember those touched by cancer. Did you know blood cancers are the 4th most diagnosed cancer in Canada, yet the survival rates are much lower than many other cancers? Research tells us that 68% of Canadians would feel helpless if they or someone they were close to was diagnosed with a blood cancer. The Leukemia & Lymphoma…

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Peter Kossowan’s Communicators 50th Anniversary

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Woodvale Clubhouse – Millwods Golf Course, 4540 50th Street
Edmonton, Alberta T6L1B4 Canada
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$50.00

The members of Peter Kossowan's Communicators would like you to join in the celebration of their club Anniversary of 50 Years! Also celebrating Peter Kossowan himself, who has been a 50-year Toastmaster. This is a rare occasion and we have many special guests joining, including CEO of Toastmasters International Mr. Dan Rex, Past International President Mr. Neil Wilkinson and District 99 Director Lana Sweeney. Limited tickets are available. $50 each or table of 10 for $500. We look forward to…

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United Way of the Alberta Capital Region presents Karen Bowen of The EQ Development Group.

Fulfillment, according to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, is a basic human necessity that contributes to our overall sense of well-being. Emotional Intelligence has direct ties to our satisfaction in life and work, and the ultimate goal of happiness at any stage of your career or life experience. Learn key concepts of Emotional Intelligence that impact your workplace and personal wellness, which will allow you to make a difference at any level. As well, you will explore concrete activities that generate more positive experiences with yourself and others including community connection, kindness and gratitude. Stop chasing happy and be your best self now!

Karen is an experienced and respected speaker and breakout presenter. Her energy and ability to engage her audiences in fun, hands on sessions with concrete learning outcomes provides value for all attendees. Karen believes that sustainable organizational results centre around people, process and possibility. Her sessions enable participants to explore how their mindsets, behaviours and patterns impact culture and workplace satisfaction.

Karen’s holistic approach to leadership connects mindfulness, conscious choice, solid human system theory and practical actions that participants take back to their workplaces.

This presentation is an exciting new addition to United Way’s annual Campaign Kickoff event.

Thursdays are 124 St. Grand Market days!

Join us for live music, performances, food trucks, local growers, bakers, makers and kids programming including our Little Beans Program. The 2019 Season will run outdoors from May 9 to our Harvest Thanksgiving Market October 10. Be sure to visit ant of the shops or restaurants along 124 that stay open late!

Calling all timelords! The Edmonton Comic and Entertainment Expo (Edmonton Expo) is our city’s greatest pop culture convention. Tens of thousands of people gather each year for a celebration of all things pop culture – comic books, sci-fi, fantasy, comedy – and the best part is, it’s back! Enjoy meeting your favourite stars, grab a drawing from your favourite comic book artist, enjoy one-time-only workshops and guest panels, and shop vendors from around the country with incredible items for purchase and display.

Gaden Samten Ling Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Society welcomes the public to join them for this unique celebration of Tibetan culture. As the only celebration of its kind, it offers a very special opportunity to learn about Tibetan culture and meditation.

Each day festival attendees can enjoy a wonderful market filled with a vast array of Himalayan merchandise and sample delicious traditional Tibetan food. A festival favourite is the momo – delicious yak meat and vegetarian dumplings! This is your opportunity to find unique imported gifts, artwork, jewelry, clothing, meditation supplies, books and more!

Experience authentic Tibetan music and dance from world renowned Tibetan performers. Trained in folk music, dance and opera, Sherap Sangpo has performed around the world in many venues including Carnegie Hall. Sonam Paljor, singer and musician, was classically trained at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts and plays traditional Tibetan string instruments.

Visiting Tibetan monks from the Dzongkar Choede Monastery in India will be participating in this year’s Bazaar. They will be giving demonstrations throughout the weekend on Tibetan Sand Mandala Art and attendees will have the opportunity to try it. In addition, each day guests may learn about meditation and Buddhist philosophy from Khen Rinpoche Jampa Sopa, Abbot of the Dzongkar Choede Monastery in India.

Children are welcome to attend and are invited to participate in a children’s ‘sampler’ meditation session, held on both days from 11:00 – 11:30.

Our workshops are a great way to gain a better understanding of how to use and stay safe with various tools while meeting other Habitat volunteers. You will have the opportunity to work hands-on with all types of basic tools used on HFH build sites. There is a non-refundable $20 participation fee for the workshop that helps to cover the basic costs. Lunch is provided.

Sessions are from 8:30 am to 4:15 pm.

Register online at https://www.hfh.org/volunteer/workshops/

Payment (via credit card) will be requested when you register for a specific shift. If you have any questions, please contact Monica at volunteer@hfh.org or call (780) 451-3416 x 222

Sessions cover the following topics:
• Power tools (including cordless drills and staplers)
• Various saws
• Air nailers
• Ladder use
• Hand tool and miscellaneous tools
• Safety around power tools

HFH Paint Workshops provide a basic foundation for painting homes while meeting other Habitat volunteers.

Sessions are from 8:30 am to 4:15 pm.

All Paint Workshops are OPTIONAL. It is not a requirement for volunteering with us. They are ONE DAY and run from 8:30 AM – 4:15 PM at our Prefab Shop. Lunch, tools, and personal safety equipment are provided. There is a non-refundable $20 participation fee for the workshop that helps cover the basic costs.

Register online at https://bit.ly/2wbHw5G. Payment (via credit card) will be requested when you register for a specific shift. If you have any questions, please contact Monica at volunteer@hfh.org or call (780) 451-3416 x 222.

Sessions cover the following topics:
• Identifying and repairing dents, holes and imperfections prior to painting
• Paint brush and paint roller techniques
• Taping and cutting techniques
• Ladder use and safety
• Cleaning brushes and rollers

Have you often considered volunteering with Habitat for Humanity but just aren’t sure what you can do? Everyone is welcome to sign up for our Volunteer Info Sessions. Feel free to invite a friend to register as well! Learn about taking the next steps and what opportunities are available.

We are back for our sixth year organizing this amazing event as a group of independent Etsy sellers. With over 225 artists, designers, crafters and makers, come see the best Edmonton makes.

Admission is $5 CASH at the door for anyone 16 years and up.
Children 15 and under are free!

Walk with us on Saturday, September 28 at Hawrelak Park as we gather together with families, friends and coworkers to celebrate, honour, and remember those touched by cancer.

Did you know blood cancers are the 4th most diagnosed cancer in Canada, yet the survival rates are much lower than many other cancers?

Research tells us that 68% of Canadians would feel helpless if they or someone they were close to was diagnosed with a blood cancer.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada is dedicated to supporting patients at any stage of their cancer journey; providing information and vital support services. The money raised will also go to the most promising blood cancer research taking place at cancer centres across Canada.

You can bring hope to the blood cancer community, register now and get a jump start on fundraising!

The members of Peter Kossowan’s Communicators would like you to join in the celebration of their club Anniversary of 50 Years! Also celebrating Peter Kossowan himself, who has been a 50-year Toastmaster.

This is a rare occasion and we have many special guests joining, including CEO of Toastmasters International Mr. Dan Rex, Past International President Mr. Neil Wilkinson and District 99 Director Lana Sweeney.

Limited tickets are available. $50 each or table of 10 for $500.

We look forward to seeing you!