Accessible Widget

May 31, 2014

A BIG thank you to all!!! Right2Play4 Everyone

Wow! What an incredible time we all had! 
Over 150 attendees, 30 community partners, vendors, friends and allies joined us fo the 'Right 2 Play4 Everyone'

Thank you to all who made the day a memorable, swirly fun day of colour, laughter, connection & play! 

And many thanks to all the amazing volunteers, donors & community partners who do incredible work to make Calgary a welcoming city of diversity, accessibility, affordability and play.

Congratulations to all the award recipients and we wish you continued success! 

Don't forget, on Wednesday, June 4th Fair Calgary will present its final steps on how to make it easier for Calgarians to apply and renew city subsidies! To view the report visit this link 

Play On! 

Members of the  Disability Action Hall

May 29, 2014

Right 2 Play Festival Friday May 30th, 2014


Calgary, AB                                          For immediate release

“Pedal powered bubble makers & a large fish lead the way to affordable, accessible family fun! 

Eau Claire Market, Friday, May 30th, 2014”


Over 150 Calgarians of all ages will explore the art of play from 10 am until 2 pm at Eau Claire this Friday… its purpose is to create an accessible, affordable and age friendly event celebrating health, wellness and fun!  The “Right to Play 4 Everyone’s” is the 16th annual speak out festival hosted by the Disability Action Hall members and friends.


Nearly 30 partners, community collaborators and vendors will encourage festival goers to frolic with hockey sticks, pot a plant, paint a mural, dance, perform, drum, zumba, karate chop, watch films, smell flowers, explore a park with other senses or connect with communitythis Friday, May 30th at Eau Claire Market from 10 am until 2 pm.   People can RSVP their festival pass on eventbrite. The festival is almost sold out of passes– organizers will do their very best to welcome latecomers.


Also from 12 -1 pm the Disability Action Hall will proudly announce seven people, places and services whom make the “Right 2 Play 4 Everyone” possible across our City.


Award recipients:

- Applewood Community Park Association,  

- Calgary Power Hockey League,

- Calgary Rotary Challenger Park,

- Fair Calgary,

- Inglewood Bird Sanctuary Flood Tour and Volunteer Program,

- Pamela Boyd &

-Twin Views Communal Garden and Courtyard.

 Who:          16th Annual Speak Out “Right 2 Play 4 Everyone” Festival

What:         Workshops, parade, displays, awards & Family Fun

Where:       Eau Claire Market, 200 Barclay Parade SW

When:        Friday May 30th, 2014 10 am to 2 pm

Why:          To celebrate our “Right 2 Play” across the life spectrum Contact:     Colleen Huston403.717.7630  Cell.403.473.3510 or 

Denise Young403.717.5613 of the Disability Action Hall




Sent out: Thursday, May 29th, 2014

May 23, 2014

Media Advisory Speak Out Festival, Friday May 30th

Media Advisory, for immediate release

On Friday, May 30th over 150 Calgarians will be attending the “Right 2 Play 4 Everyone”  festival. People are encouraged to attend the many workshops,  tours, parades, awards, eating, hockey, speeches, films and community displayers celebrating at Eau Claire Market. It is our 16th annual celebration hosted by the Disability Action Hall and friends. We are celebrating our shared common belief that everyone has the right to play regardless of age, disability and income!

For this incredible year of Speak Out we have teamed up with community partners, vendors and workshop facilitators. We will be giving out seven awards to people and spaces that have made the right to play more accessible, affordable and available to Calgarians. Free festival passes are also available on eventbrite.  

Festivities begin at 10 at the North Plaza of Eau Claire Market and run until 2 pm.  

Who:             16th Annual Speak Out “Right 2 Play 4 Everyone” Festival

What:            Workshops, Parade, Displays, Awards & Family Fun
Where:          Eau Claire Market, 200 Barclay Parade SW
When:            Friday May 30th, 2014 10 am to 2 pm
Why:              To celebrate our right to play across the life spectrum.
Contact:        Colleen  403.717.7530 or 403.473.3510, Disability Action Hall


May 7, 2014

One week away to Speak Out 'Right 2 Play 4 Everyone' Festival Friday May 30th

We now have tickets available on line for the 
Right 2 Play 4 Everyone Speak Out Festival! 

Join us for an amazing action packed morning and afternoon on Friday, May 30th at Eau Claire Market from 10 until 2 pm, an all age friendly event! 

We will have a parade, awards, hockey, tours and workshops, films as well as a host of community partners promoting the right to play at Eau Claire! 

A fun event not to be missed, to RSVP for your ticket and festival pass, click here! 

Program and workshops

Stay tuned for the list of Eau Claire Market Vendors and partners who are celebrating the Right 2 Play 4 Everyone!