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Green Ingenuity’s Rug Care Method – You love your rug!
And it deserves special attention. We offer an extensive 10 step process designed to insure that your rug is safely and effectively cleaned.
We have been cleaning rugs for over 50 years in Calgary so know that it will be done right.
Our system incorporates the following safe, eco-friendly, green carpet cleaning services to insure that the best possible carpet cleaning results are obtained and that your carpets are restored to as near their original appearance as possible. We pre-treat spots and high-traffic areas and clean using our powerful extraction equipment. We provide firm estimates with no hidden extra charges.
We provide safe cleaning care for your fine upholstered furniture. Our cleaning is done on-site in your home and each technician is qualified, experienced and certified. We use low-moisture upholstery tools and hot-water extraction, when done properly by our experienced technicians, provides far better cleaning results than “dry-cleaning” and at reasonable prices. It is also non-damaging to the environment and your upholstery is usually dry in 2-3 hours and ready for use. Our work and your satisfaction are important to us!
Green Ingenuity’s environmentally-safe cleaning services will help your area rugs or carpet and upholstery look their best. And you can feel good knowing that our cleaning methods and practices will leave the environment pristine, both inside and outside of your home. Our professional cleaning services are proven effective in gently removing dirt, minimizing germs, deodorizing and extending the life of textile fibres.
We go a little further, too, by protecting your furniture from damp carpet and our powerful vacuum equipment insures that drying time is minimal, so that you can get back to enjoying your home as soon as possible.
Green Ingenuity…….. taking care of you, your home and the environment
Providing eco-friendly cleaning and care for your fine rugs, carpet and upholstery.
Serving Calgary for over 40 years
Calgary businesses provide a wide range of expertise, skill sets and offerings to the local marketplace. We invite you to spend some time to learn more about the local businesses that are featured below and what products and/or services they can provide to you.
Trust the licensed technicians at High Country Auto & Propane to provide the best maintenance and quality customer service. High Country has full service plans to accompany any repair. We provide maintenance on everything from family and work to fleet vehicles. Our technicians are fully licensed and can complete all services, including: Complete engine overhauls (fuel injection & electrical) Light duty diesel repairs Full propane conversions Vehicle electrical wiring repair & diagnosis Air conditioning, ventilation & radiator repairs Suspension repairs Tire repairs & installations We are proud to offer competitive prices and industry leading customer service!
About The Blues Can The Blues Can is a Live Blues Bar located in historic Inglewood, Calgary. We are easily accessible from both Deerfoot and downtown. Our passion is live music, and our schedule is filled with live performances every day of the week. We have a great lineup of both big name and local performers. The atmosphere is perfect: dark and intimate, with great acoustics and very good line of site to the stage. It doesn’t stop there… we have a varied menu of incredibly good food to choose from, with a Southern theme. See you soon!
Write with style! When you take your simple office pen and upgrade it to a fountain pen it transforms the pen from being a standard office writing tool to a luxurious office accessory. Work colleagues will notice. It will show others in your office that you are serious about your decisions and your position. Combine your fountain pen with your own ink colour and high quality paper in either notebook or journal form and your personal statement is complete. Don’t stop there! Use a fountain pen and your personal choice of ink when writing ‘Thank You’, or ‘Special Event’ cards. Do you journal? It is said that your writing style is autobiographical. Make your memories more special by writing with a fountain pen and your special ink color in high paper quality journals. When you touch the paper you will be able to feel the paper’s high quality. Artisans know […]
New members and visitors are welcome to the Calgary Guild of Needle & Fibre Arts! Become a Guild member for only $90/year (August-July). The membership includes 4 quarterly EAC magazines and access to Online Classes. Members also get CGNFA access to our guild library and online resources. We also hold workshops that are subsidized for members. Website: cgnfa.ca Email: email@example.com
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Dinosaurs: Awakened, 2021 at Calgary Zoo
Dinosaurs: Awakened, 2021 at Calgary Zoo Based on the success of the past “Dinosaurs Alive” exhibit held in 2010 and 2015, the Calgary Zoo is introducing 26 new realistic animatronic dinosaurs (across 17 species) within Prehistoric Park, from the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods, covering the zoo’s regions including: Canada, Asia, Africa, South America, and Antarctica. The exhibit, designed to educate, as well as entertain, encourages visitors to go on an immersive journey through the newly designed Prehistoric Park to experience what it may have been like to roam the Earth with the dinosaurs, while inspiring action to prevent the loss of endangered species today – a key component of the vital conservation work the Calgary Zoo does both locally and globally. “Dinosaurs: Awakened” will be viewable within Prehistoric Park until October 31, 2021 and is included in the price of daily admission. Tickets can be purchased directly from the Calgary Zoo website. Website: calgaryzoo.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Glenbow Museum Exhibitions Summer 2021
Glenbow Museum Exhibitions Summer 2021 Glenbow is open until August 29, 2021 Join us for a visit this summer before the museum closes for building renovations in September 2021. Please note the third and fourth floor historical exhibitions are now closed to the public. The second floor art exhibitions will be open until August 29, 2021. All visitors, including Glenbow Members, must reserve timed-tickets before arrival to maintain safe physical distancing in the museum. To keep everyone’s visit safe and comfortable as we ease out of COVID-19 health restrictions, we’re limiting visitor numbers to 1/3 of Glenbow’s fire code (maximum occupancy of 200 visitors at a time). Glenbow must remain accessible to all visitors, including families with children under 12 and immuno-compromised guests. All visitors over the age of two must continue to wear a mask while inside the museum until further notice. What to expect on your visit New Reduced Admission Glenbow’s third and fourth floor galleries are now closed for renovations, so we’ve reduced admission for all visitors. Take a break and enjoy the variety of art and ideas on view in Glenbow’s second floor galleries. Please reserve timed tickets before your arrival so we can maintain safe physical distancing in the museum. Visit […]
Beyond Van Gogh – Calgary
Beyond Van Gogh – Calgary In an imaginative and immersive presentation crafted for our unique times by world renowned audiovisual designers, Beyond Van Gogh uses cutting-edge projection technology to create an engaging journey into the world of Van Gogh. Using his dreams, his thoughts, and his words to drive the experience as a narrative, we move along projection swathed walls wrapped in light, colour, and shapes that swirl, dance and refocus into flowers, cafes and landscapes. Masterpieces, now freed from frames, come alive, appear and disappear, flow across multi-surfaces, the minutia of details titillating our heightened senses. Through his own words set to a symphonic score, we may come to a new appreciation of this tortured artist’s stunning work. Tickets are timed entry purchases – see website for purchase details Website: calgaryvangogh.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Focused at Calgary Zoo July 2021
Focused at Calgary Zoo July 2021 Shutterbugs (ages 16+) will have EXCLUSIVE ACCESS to the ZOO ISLAND from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. to capture stunning photography of iconic wildlife – from lions to tigers and everything in between! Photographers of all skill levels are welcome! Capture amazing photographs of the animals and the zoo grounds – without all the crowds! Full day admission is included with your ticket, so be sure to stick around after the experience ends to explore the rest of the zoo. Tickets are limited to ensure safe physical distancing throughout your experience so don’t delay – get your tickets today! WHEN: Tuesday, August 17th (open to ages 16+) WHERE: Canadian Wilds,27 Calgary Zoo TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. TICKET PRICES: Members*: $30+GST per person (*Engage and Inspire Members only) Non-Members: $50+GST per person (includes day admission) Website: calgaryzoo.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Heritage Park – Music in the Park 2021
Heritage Park – Music in the Park 2021 We’re back with another summer of much-needed FREE summer concerts. Wednesday evenings, 6:00 PM. Dates: July 7 – August 25, 2021 Join us at the Didsbury Bandstand inside in the Historical Village Admission is free. At this time, pre-registration is not required. Enjoy some of the best emerging acts the local music scene has to offer. The licensed BBQ Tent and Vulcan Ice Cream Parlour will be open. As always, rain or shine, the show will go on. Wednesday, August 18 The Rojo’s One of Western Canada’s most versatile vocal groups, The Rojo’s repertoire spans many genres of music including Outlaw Country, Classic Rock, Blues and Reggae. Whether performing their own songs or their unique takes on other people’s material, they have a sound, unlike any other band! Wednesday. August 25 Shona Rae & The Bona Fides Based in Calgary, Shona Rae and The Bona Fides have been playing original roots-based Rock n Roll since 2009. The unique, raw and powerful vocals of Shona Rae are offset by Hound Dog Herb on blues and surf-influenced guitar. Mad Dog (Todd) Maduke on bass and guitar, Lightnin‘ Laurie Fuhr on bass and vocals, along […]
Drive-In at Telus Spark
Drive-In at Telus Spark Get ready to rev those engines and dial the radio! With an exciting and new 2021 movie line-up, your summer just became one to remember! All protocols will follow regulations detailed by the Government of Alberta and the Alberta Health Services to keep you safe. Mobile Food Orders Mobile food orders are only available once on-site at your designated parking spot. Advanced food orders for later showings is currently unavailable. How to send in a mobile food order Step 1: Once you’ve parked, check the big screen for the concession link Step 2: Select from delicious hot foods and snacks Step 3: Send in your mobile order Step 4: A snack scientist will deliver straight to your car! The Drive-In at Spark is in partnership with B!G Art. Movies: Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 6 pm – The Lego Movie Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 9 pm – The Matrix See full schedule on website: sparkscience.ca Tickets: prices vary (can be purchased on Telus Spark website) While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, locations, and times in case there are changes or it […]
Kensington Night Markets 2021
Kensington Night Markets 2021 This is our LAST KENSINGTON NIGHT Market for the Summer! Join us at the markets! We are located in the parking lot beside the Tim Horton’s on Kensington Rd NW. Support local shops and small business. Make a trip to the Kensington Night Markets to meet all your needs. Times: 3 pm – 8 pm Admission: FREE Website: facebook.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
TD Summer Jazz Festival 2021
TD Summer Jazz Festival 2021 JazzYYC is excited to host Calgary and Alberta jazz music fans at the TD JazzYYC Summer Festival from Aug. 19-22, 2021 featuring both virtual and in person shows from 25 different performers! See website for performance dates and times and to purchase tickets. Website: jazzyyc.com/summer-jazz-festival-2021 While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Globalfest 2021 2021 FESTIVAL DATES & PARTICIPANTS *OneWorld Festival on-site activities are from 6:00 – 9:30 pm. General Admission Tickets – All Nights – $21 (Plus booking fee) VIP Tickets – All Nights – $46 (Plus booking fee) Website: globalfest.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
The Calgary Medieval Faire & Artisan Market 2021
The Calgary Medieval Faire & Artisan Market 2021 For its 3rd year, the Calgary Medieval Faire & Artisan Market existeth to transport you to time of majesty and magic. Here was a time when Calgary was without…but no more! Walk with brave Knights, rub shoulders with Vikings, wander the Medieval Market. Be amazed and entertained! Get ready for a weekend of epic excitement and treasures from throughout the realm: Don thy robes, gowns, amour, and burlap and immerse yourself in Medieval Merriment. Talented Vendors & Interactive Displays; Magic, Music & Enthralling Tales, Performances both Weird & Wonderful; Authentic Costumes & Decor. Times: Friday, August 20, 2021 – 4 pm – 9 pm Saturday, August 21, 2021 – 10 am – 6 pm Sunday, August 22, 2021 – 10 am – 6 pm Admission: General – $12.00 Senior – $9.00 Child – $9.00 Age 1 – 7 – FREE Website: calgarymedievalfaire.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Festival of Quilts at Heritage Park 2021
Festival of Quilts at Heritage Park 2021 On Saturday, August 21 and Sunday, August 22 hundreds of stunning homemade quilts of all shapes, sizes and techniques will blanket Heritage Park in a beautiful array of colour and pattern. Don’t miss the special exhibits of Pineapple Quilts and English Paper Piecing. This year’s Quilter of Distinction is Linda van Gastel – her artistic quilt masterpieces will be on display in the Canmore Opera House. There will be a display of vintage sewing machines in Atlas Lumber. And don’t forget to stop for a little retail therapy at the Merchant’s Mall. All this is included with your regular admission to Heritage Park on the weekend. Ticketed events include three daytime workshops (Wednesday to Friday), and an evening presentation on Saturday, August 21, 2021. Hours: 10 am – 5 pm Website: heritagepark.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Millarville Farmers Market Summer 2021
Millarville Farmers Market Summer 2021 The people behind the tables at the Millarville Farmers’ Market are the real deal. They are the growers, farmers, makers, bakers, and artists. Ask them about their farm, their art, their love of what they do. Celebrate knowing your farmer, baker, and candlestick maker! As in 2020, admission is by a suggested donation of $3 and there will be the following Covid-19 protocols in place; limited shoppers permitted within the market to enable proper social distance, masks are strongly recommended for visitors, one entrance, one exit, hand sanitizer, and hand wash stations throughout grounds, high-frequency cleaning of all high-touch areas by staff and vendors, and “shop, don’t stop” so entry line up is not large. Bring your reusable shopping bags, wagons, and umbrellas, and join us for a shopping experience like no other! Times: Saturdays – 9 am – 2 pm Website: millarvilleracetrack.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Tea on the Verandah at Heritage Park 2021
Tea on the Verandah at Heritage Park 2021 Enjoy a traditional Afternoon Tea on the verandah at the Famous 5 Centre of Canadian Women. Teas are offered every Sunday from June 13th to September 5th. Sittings at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m. For reservations, please call (403)268-8500. Payment will be taken at the tea. $24.95 + GST per adult $16.95 + GST per child (3-11) Escape Members receive 10% off. Food Menu: heritagepark.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Sunnyside Summer Nights 2021
Sunnyside Summer Nights 2021 Performance Dates: August 26, September 9, 23, 2021 For 6 breezy summer evenings, join #sunnysidesummernights every second Thursday for a mini-festival presented by @containryyc and @keithshootenanny including solo/duo hoots, @memphisandthegrande taking a run at some original songs they worked up during the lockdown, and closing out with a Hootenannyjameoke. Tix at www.keithshootenanny.live/tickets Thanks to @revv52 for beautiful sound, @springboardyyc for the support, and @villagebrewery for your love of live music! #calgarycountry #calgarylivemusic #yycmusic #yycevents #calgarymusic #sunnysidesummernights #storagecontainer #containerpark Go to www.keithshootenanny.com for more info and downloads. Performance times: 6 pm – 9 pm Tickets: $15.00 Website: facebook.com Wile we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Heritage Park Market Nights 2021
Heritage Park Market Nights 2021 Market Dates: August 27-28, September 3-4, 2021 Market Nights features vendor booths and retail shops, food and beverage and an outdoor patio. Times: Fridays – 5 pm – 9 pm Saturdays – 3 pm – 9 pm Admission: FREE Website: heritagepark.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Calgary Pride Festival 2021
Calgary Pride Festival 2021 The Calgary Pride Festival and Parade takes place each Labour Day long weekend (more like Labour GAY weekend!), with thousands gathering in celebration of gender and sexual diversity. Continuing this year, due to health guidelines related to COVID-19, Calgary Pride will continue to evolve. Calgary Pride 2021 will take place with both in-person and virtual programming. Visit their website for further event details: calgarypride.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates. location and times in case there are changes.
ZooNights 2021 Come enjoy a summer evening at the wildest place in the city – the Calgary Zoo! We’re keeping the zoo open late throughout the summer so you can enjoy your favourite animals and the beautiful Calgary Zoo grounds a little longer. Be sure to grab a delicious bento box and a cold adult bevy* as well! Whether you make it a date night or you bring the whole family, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Don’t forget, you’ll be directly supporting the Calgary Zoo’s wildlife conservation initiatives through your admission so it’s a win-win! *Must be legal drinking age – everyone will be ID’d. TIME: Extended hours from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. TICKET PRICE*: Adults (16+) $34.95 +GST Seniors $29.95 +GST Child (3-15) $24.95 +GST Under 3 FREE (Timed ticket not required) *TICKET INCLUDES: Day admission to Calgary Zoo only; parking not included. Website: calgaryzoo.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Inglewood Night Market Summer 2021
Inglewood Night Market Summer 2021 2021 MARKET DATES ANNOUNCED! SEPTEMBER 10 // SEPTEMBER 11 // SEPTEMBER 17 The Inglewood Night Market is a modern market with locally sourced and handmade vendors selling diverse goods; from handmade crafts to vintage clothing, antiques & collectibles, artisan eats & more! THE MARKET IS OUTDOORS. Event Location: We are back on the street! Open to the Public. 10 Ave and 10 Street SE near The Nash and Cold Garden. Event Hours: 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm Admission: FREE Website: inglewoodnightmarket.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Science in the Cinema: The Intouchables
Science in the Cinema: The Intouchables MARCH 16, 2020 – EVENT CANCELLED Join the Hotchkiss Brain Institute for a free screening of The Intouchables on March 18, 2020. The Intouchables is a drama/comedy that tells the true story of a wealthy Parisian aristocrat whose world is turned upside down following a paragliding accident. An unlikely bond develops between him and the caretaker he hires: a good-humoured young Muslim, who is also an ex-con. *French with English subtitles Featured Speaker: Dr. Aaron Phillips, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Clinical Neurosciences, Cardiac Sciences and Physiology & Pharmacology; member, Hotchkiss Brain Institute and Libin Cardiovascular Institute, University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine. Also in attendance: Spinal Cord Injury Alberta, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to empower persons with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence and full community participation. VISIT THE FACEBOOK PAGE | SIGN UP TO RECEIVE NOTIFICATIONS | QUESTIONS? Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 Time: doors open at 6:00 pm Location: The Plaza Theatre, 1133 Kensington Road NW, Calgary If you would like to subscribe to future updates about Science in the Cinema screenings, please visit: http://go.ucalgary.ca/Science-In-The-Cinema.html Website: cumming.ucalgary.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up […]
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