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Find everything from music, theatre, dance, fitness, painting, arts and crafts, computers, public speaking and leadership, and more.

Unique learning experiences for all ages and interests, from preschoolers to seniors and everyone inbetween.

 


 

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APL Lego Club

December 18 2018 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2018

Join us every Tuesday at this drop-in program for kids ages 5 and up. Children will have creative opportunities to…

APL Makerspace Wednesdays

December 19 2018 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Drop in for robots, stop-motion movies, gaming, snap circuits, DIY projects, and more! Ages 7+

Fill the Trailer

December 23 2018 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Every Sunday in December enjoy free classes at Oranj Fitness with a donation for the Airdrie Food Bank.

Fill the Trailer

December 30 2018 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Every Sunday in December enjoy free classes at Oranj Fitness with a donation for the Airdrie Food Bank.

Acting Workshops – Storytelling and Acting: Ages 7-13

January 3, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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One event on January 3, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on March 18, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on May 17, 2019 at 9:00am

This class will introduce participants to the art of storytelling and creating narratives. They’ll develop their own characters and collaborate…

Comfort Play and Teach – 2 yr olds

January 3, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on October 31, 2019 at 10:00am

This program focuses on key areas of school readiness including: numbers and counting; language and literacy; science and nature; music…

The “One”der Year – Community Links

January 4, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

For parents/caregivers and infants 1st birthday – 2nd birthday This interactive program is a continuation of Baby Networks and will allow you…

Baby Networks at Community Links (Drop In)

January 7, 2019 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

For parents/caregivers and infants 3 months- 1st Birthday. Sometimes the difference between a good day and a bad day may…

Brave Not Broken Group

January 7, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

We have this brand new adult program coming up in January It is for people who are looking for more…

Teens Arts Studio

January 8, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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One event on March 12, 2019 at 5:00pm

Cartooning Ages 11 to 16 yrs Learn techniques that can be applied over all media to improve your art. Some…

Made for the Stage Act 1: Ages 7 to 10 yrs

January 8, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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One event on March 12, 2019 at 5:00pm

This class will introduce younger actors to the world of theatre. They’ll build confidence and find their stage presence through…

Visual Arts Combo – Aged 7-10 yrs

January 8, 2019 @ 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
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One event on November 20, 2018 at 6:45pm

One event on January 8, 2019 at 6:45pm

One event on March 12, 2019 at 6:45pm

Learn various art techniques that will stretch your creativity with painting, drawing, mixed media, bookbinding or sculpture. All supplies and…

Made for the Stage Act 2: Ages 11 to 16 yrs

January 8, 2019 @ 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
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One event on March 12, 2019 at 6:45pm

This class will encourage and challenge developing young actors. Actors will have mock auditions wherein they’ll receive feedback to develop…

Pregnancy and Beyond – Beiseker

January 10, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

In collaboration with Community Links and Alberta Health Services. For pregnant/new mothers with children under the age of 18 months. Expectant…

Men’s Wellness Happy Hour

January 10, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

MAKING CONNECTIONS THROUGH COMMUNITY Calling all men in the Airdrie area! Dedicate your 2019 to developing your wellness and connections…

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Christmas in Airdrie

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Guide to Christmas & Seasonal Events in Airdrie

Enjoy the season with a variety of festive holiday events.

Featuring the Santa Parade, the Airdrie Festival of Lights, Toy Drives, fundraisers, Christmas choirs and songfests, Santa visits, Holiday craft workshops, Gala events, New Years Eve parties and fireworks!

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Guide to Holiday Shopping Markets in Airdrie

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Here’s a list of all the holiday shopping markets in Airdrie this Christmas season!

Featuring everything from artisans markets and handmade gifts, to retail goods, specialty nuts and confections, and more.

Please Note: We do not take table bookings or vendor applications on this site. Please contact the organizer of each market for more information. You can find a link to the organizer contact info listed on each event.

 


 

October is Small Business Month

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It’s Small Business Month in Airdrie Alberta

From classes and workshops, to leadership and public speaking opportunities, business awards, and networking events, there are so many ways to celebrate business in Airdrie.
Here is a list of all the business events taking place in Airdrie in October.

AWARDS & CELEBRATIONS


 

Celebrating Small Business Breakfast

10/15/2018 @ 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM at Woodside Golf Course

This breakfast buffet will be followed by the introduction of the 2018 Airdrie Business Awards Finalists and our guest speaker Michael Selci from the BDC.

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Airdrie Business Awards Gala

10/18/2018 @ 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM at Bert Church LIVE Theatre

The 20th Annual Airdrie Business Awards Gala

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Crossfield & District Business Awards

10/19/2018 @ 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM at Crossfield Community Centre

Walk the red carpet with nominees, business leaders, and community members. Everyone welcome!

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NETWORKING EVENTS


 

Business After Hours

10/11/2018 @ 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Davis Chevrolet GMC Buick Ltd Airdrie

The Airdrie Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend the upcoming Business After Hours networking mixer and trade show at Davis Chevrolet Airdrie. You will have the opportunity to enjoy some R and R (referrals and relationship building), while enjoying complimentary food and beverages. Registration is required.

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Airdrie Business Network

Monday Evenings @ 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Toad n Turtle in Airdrie
Wednesday Mornings @ 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM at Cam Clark Ford in Airdrie

We are a business networking group open to membership for all business professionals who want to contribute to the economic development and growth in Airdrie. No membership fees.

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CLASSES & WORKSHOPS


 

Export Development Canada Meet and Greet

09/25/2018 @ 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM at Airdrie City Hall

Export Development Canada (EDC) is pleased to be working with the City of Airdrie Economic Development to hold an open information session for the business community on how we can help Canadian companies grow beyond our borders. The session aims to provide the necessary information to give you the confidence and support to consider exporting.

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Digital Marketing – Tactics to Succeed in the Mobile Environment

09/26/2018 @ 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM at Airdrie Chamber of Commerce

Learn how to capitalize on society’s shift to mobile from a marketing perspective. We will review how to use marketing tactics of all kinds to ensure that your business is doing what needs to be done to succeed in the mobile environment.

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Doing Business with Government 101

09/26/2018 @ 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM at The City of Airdrie

Join the City of Airdrie’s Economic Development and Procurement Departments to learn more about how to do business with the government.

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Tools & Tips for Creating a Month of Social Media Content in One Day

09/27/2018 @ 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at Bow Valley College

This 1 hour seminar is jam packed with the tools and information you need to manage your company’s social media pages easily and efficiently. You will be able to create a month’s worth of content in just 1 day, leaving more time for strategy, outreach, and breathing easy!

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Clarifying NAFTA

10/02/2018 @ 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM at Airdrie Chamber of Commerce

As the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) re-negotiations lurch from forced optimism to apprehension, small businesses in Canada need to face the possibility that the trade deal might collapse. Join the Airdrie Chamber of Commerce for a discussion featuring Carlo Dade, Director of Trade & Investment Centre, Canada West Foundation. Carlo will discuss NAFTA and what businesses can do now to prepare.

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Critical Skills and Competencies in the Workplace

10/03/2018 @ 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM at Bow Valley College

Do your employees work as an agile and effective team?

Changing times are transforming the nature of competencies. With the potential inclusion of automation and AI in workplaces, discussions around the importance of competencies and critical skills are becoming more prominent and frequent.

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Developing Your Ideas with the Business Model Canvas

10/18/2018 @ 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM at Bow Valley College

Do you have a business idea but not sure if you can make it work? We can help!

This Small Business Week join us for this free workshop to learn how the Business Model Canvas works and how you can create your own simplified strategic business plan! Be prepared to work on your idea and come out with a plan of your very own.

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Adaptability in Business

10/24/2018 @ 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Best Western Banquet Room

Are you prepared for unexpected changes in your business? Come to this interactive event to learn from the one of the authors of the book Spiders in Space and the former president of DIRTT about how to become adaptable to changes in your business world.

After party at Fitzsimmons Brewing Company!

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SMARTstart Info Session

10/24/2018 @ 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at Airdrie Chamber of Commerce

Applications to the program are accepted in the Fall of each year, for the following year’s program. Each year there are up to 20 spots available.

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LEADERSHIP & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT


 

AWBA Professional Development Day

09/29/2018 @ 8:45 AM to 4:00 PM at Apple Creek Golf Course

AWBA presents a day to promote professional development for all women in business, whether you are an employee, business owner, entrepreneur, or someone who has an idea. The day will host special guest speakers from different industries such as Digital Marketing, Leadership, Organization, etc. and will also include networking sessions and trade tables for local vendors.

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Airdrie Discovery Toastmasters

10/22/2018 @ 7:15 PM to 10:15 PM at Cam Clark Ford Community Room

Toastmasters is a club that promotes public speaking and helps people polish and refine their public speaking skills. If you are interested in public speaking, need to do public speaking as part of your job, or are looking to improve your public speaking skills, this is for you. No previous experience required!

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Mentor the Next Generation of Business Leaders!

10/02/2018 @ 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Cam Clark Ford Airdrie

Company Program is a hands-on opportunity for youth to start and own their own business. Students will create their own product or service, while learning to run their business from start-up through liquidation. Volunteers will guide the students through the 18 week program, with the opportunity to share their knowledge and mentor the next generation!

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Live2Lead

10/12/2018 @ 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM at Airdrie Hampton Inn & Suites

Live2Lead is a leader development experience designed to equip you with new perspectives, practical tools and key takeaways. You’ll breathe new life into your leadership during this information-packed day event. Learn from world-class leadership experts in the morning and return to your office ready to implement your new action plan and lead with renewed passion and commitment.

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Things To Do in Airdrie in September

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Enjoy the crisp fall air and golden sunshine. Explore all the amazing things to see and do this September in Airdrie, Alberta.

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From local farmers markets to street festivals and celebrations, get ready to check out some of the best local events to close out the summer!


 

Airdrie Farmers Market

09/05/2018 @ 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM at Plainsmen Arena

The Airdrie Farmers Market has something for everyone! From fresh baked breads, pies, tarts to hand picked B.C Fruit and alberta vegetables. Food Trucks on site, and a fabulous park to bring the family to. Sausages, perogies, custom art, jewelry and local business ready to tell you all about their products and services. Runs Wednesdays until October 3rd.

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Crossfield Farmers Market

08/30/2018 @ 3:30 PM to 7:30 PM at Crossfield Community Centre

Visit the Crossfield market for the best local produce. Enjoy a variety of make it, bake it and grow it vendors and plan to stay for dinner. Free admission and food bank donations are accepted. Runs until the last Thursday in September.

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AirdrieFEST 2018 – Music On Main

09/07/2018 @ 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Airdrie City Hall

Something new this year! Enjoy live music and beer gardens on Friday evening at “Music on Main”.

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AirdrieFEST 2018 – Street Festival

09/08/2018 @ 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Airdrie City Hall

airdrieFEST is a great opportunity for Airdrie residents to come out and see everything Airdrie has to offer. Join in the fun as not for profit and business groups showcase their services and products at the next airdrieFEST, where you can enjoy free family fun, live entertainment, kids’ games and community registrations.

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Open Air Gallery at AirdrieFest

09/08/2018 @ 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Airdrie City Hall

Our Open Air Gallery is an outdoor art market where members showcase their work by hanging them from clotheslines in a casual and fun event that combines the beauty of the outdoors with the creative Artworks of our members. We also have live music and public art activities.

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Ladies Out Loud at the Races

09/09/2018 @ 12:45 PM to 5:00 PM at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino

Ladies we are going to the Races!​ Here’s a chance to get all done up to the nines with your Big Hats & Best Frocks! A fun afternoon of horse racing (includes lunch). We will be watching the thoroughbreds racing with their jockey onboard all from the comfort of the trackside tent, sipping on a LOL Cocktail.

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Mexican Independence Day

09/15/2018 @ 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Nose Creek Park

Let’s celebrate our Mexican Independence Day. Warm up your self with the care and warmth of the Mexican culture.

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Airdrie Film Festival

09/22/2018 @ 3:00 AM to 2:59 AM at Landmark Cinemas Roxy Airdrie

The Airdrie Film Festival is an annual event hosted by the Airdrie Film Society. We’re actively looking to showcase Canadian titles in all genres; from horror, sci-fi and fantasy to comedies, thrillers and family friendly films. In addition to finding great films we are committed to introducing you to the people behind the lens, by showcasing filmmakers. We are proud to contribute to Airdrie’s growing arts community and are excited to bring innovative and creative selections to all film enthusiasts.

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Art of the Harvest 2018

09/22/2018 @ 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Airdrie Ag Park – 3 km west of Airdrie on Big Hill Springs Road and RR14

If you’ve ever experienced our old tyme seeding event, you won’t want to miss this old tyme harvest! We’re proud to host this annual event showcasing horse teams and vintage equipment used to harvest grain planted in the spring. Come and discover the Art of the Harvest as this informational demo will have something for the very small to the very tall, and for the city dweller to those with rural roots!

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Empty Bowls Arts Festival 2018

09/22/2018 @ 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Airdrie Food Bank

This family-friendly celebration of community in the Airdrie area brings awareness to local hunger issues and raises funds for Airdrie Food Bank. Features local music, art, kid’s activities and free soup lunch! Handmade pottery bowls are available for purchase for a suggested $20 donation. All proceeds support Airdrie Food Bank programs.

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Adopt a Highway Fall Clean Up Campaign

09/29/2018 @ 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Airdrie Alberta

Help clean up the environment around our community by joining us for our annual fall clean up of Highway 567 from Airdrie’s city limit to the Airdrie Waste Transfer Site and rodeo grounds. Volunteer Airdrie has officially adopted this section of highway and is committed to do a clean up campaign at least once per year. Great opportunity for families, corporate groups, service clubs, etc.

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Iron Horse Park

09/02/2018 @ 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Iron Horse Park

Bring your family. Bring your friends. Come and experience an interpretive rail journey on our miniature trains. Climb aboard one of the 1/8th scale diesel or steam locomotives at the park and get a feeling of what the railway was like in Western Canada during the pioneer days. The journey will take you over hills, across trestles and through tunnels across the varied landscape.

Iron Horse Park is open to the public every Sunday between 11:00AM and 4:00PM, weather permitting, until the Thanksgiving weekend in October. Admission to the park is free. The cost of journeys is $3.00 each.

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