December 2, 2020

Looking for something to do? Check out these free events happening December 3rd to December 10th!

  

Stuff to do Dec 3-10! 

International Day of Disabled Persons...
 5 celebrations and counting!   

Thursday, December 3rd, International Day of Disabled Persons.  

There are celebrations happening everywhere! The Disability Action Hall will be part of a 11 ½ hour celebration around the world. We present at noon; festivities begin at 7:00 am, yes - 7 am!    

Calgary IDDP IDPD Calgary 2020 1 – 3:15 p.m. MST (virtual) 
Coping with COVID - Thriving with Technology 

Open to people with disabilities, caretakers, family members and organizations who help people with disabilities. Free to attend! Pre-registration deadline is Nov 20, 2020. Closed captioning will be provided. Keynote speaker Drum circle Discussion Panel Alvin Law and music therapy, JB music 

Edmonton IDDP 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Storytelling - Tickets on Eventbrite  

Celebrating IDPD 2020 with Shelley Moore 

by Strategic Alliance for Alberta Students with Learning Challenges Society Join us to celebrate IDPD with an online presentation by inclusive educator, researcher, consultant and storyteller Shelley Moore! Register on EventBritehttps://www.eventbrite.ca/e/celebrating-idpd-2020-with-shelley-moore-tickets-125806058307  

Lethbridge 12 pm International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) and Inclusion Awards 

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) and Inclusion Awards event will be taking place on December 3rd starting at noon. This year's theme will be 'Inclusive Social Distancing' focusing on what people, community groups, and organizations are doing to help connect people during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dec 3, 2020 12:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada) Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89190759203 

Sunday December 6th, 2020 Jewish Centre IDDP Concert 

FREE virtual concert and conversation with Joanie Calem, as we celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Sunday, December 6 at 3:00pm (MST). Please feel free to share this invitation with members of your community. 

Monday, December 7th, Albertans Advocating for Change Together Summit #6 Self-Advocacy and You 

Join us for our sixth and final online summit where we want to hear from YOU! What have you learned about self-advocacy? What issues are you passionate about changing and how can you create that change? Unsure? That's ok! We will work together to find those solutions! ASL interpretation and closed captioning will be available during this event if you need these services please contact us before the event. This event is closed captioned with ASL https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/self-advocacy-and-you-tickets-124873878131?aff=erelpanelorg  

Thursdays, Coffee Time 11 to 12 pm (Ongoing) 

The Alex has a coffee and chat group every Thursday morning.  Coffee Time with Peer Advocates (Virtual) Thursdays 11 am – 12 pm 

Our Peer Advocates are back and ready to chat! Join them to connect, share and learn about what’s going on in community. Everyone is welcome! Click the Zoom link to join. Contact Ariam at awolde-giorgis@thealex.ca or 403-863-3953 to learn more. Come and learn about Alex Food Centre and learn about more places for food! https://thealexcfc.ca/programs-2/ 

Action Dignity International Human Rights Day December 10th, 2020 

Beginning at 5:30 and there will be a great slam poetry by the Youth of Action Dignity starting at 6:30 and then concert series at 7 pm. Register on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/un-international-day-of-human-rights-building-community-resilience-tickets-130989492097?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch 

The Disability Action Hall meets every Thursday from 6-8 pm (Ongoing) 

Our next meeting is December 10th, 2020. We change the zoom code every week so if you would like to join us email us at actionhall@calgaryscope.org As well, check out our “What is disability pride and culture” video which we will be showing on December 3rd, 2020 https://youtu.be/JO68I7cboLA  

Re-Entry Guide 

Calgary Ability Network “Re-Entry Strategy for Persons with Disabilities Guide” Check out the  guide hot off the presses for December, link to download the PDF here.  Lots of great tips, images and suggestions to life safely! 

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