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Calgary Food Bank March Madness

Mar 6 2013 12:00AM



CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/06/13 -- I know it seems distant with all the snow that has just fallen but spring is just around the corner. Here are some great Calgary Food Bank events that are also just around the corner!

March 8-10

Sledge Hockey Tournament

Where: Winsport- Canada Olympic Park

When: Game Schedule posted on the Sledge Hockey tournament website.

What: The 9th Annual Western Canada Sledge Hockey Tournament will be happening this weekend. Bring a food donation and watch one of these exciting games.

March 14

Enmax Energy Pond Hockey

Where: Dover Community Association- 3133 30 Ave SE

When: March 14, 5:30-9:00pm

What: Bring a donation and your skates and play in this fun pick up tournament benefiting The Calgary Food Bank. Enmax Energy Pond Hockey gives atom level kids in 14 communities around the province the chance to meet and skate with local hockey celebrities for one night of shinny hockey.

March 15-21


Where: Southcentre Mall centre court

When: March 15- 21

What: Whether you love 'em, hate 'em, or just plain don't understand 'em, gizmos and gadgets make the world go round. Watch Calgary engineers and builders unleash their inner geek in 2013 as they CANstruct their favorite, can't-live-without CANtraption as part of CANstruction! Wanna hear what's really cool?!?! All the food used to build these incredible CANstructions then gets donated to the Food Bank after!

March 16

A Marty Antonini & 7th Heaven Choir Concert

Where: Christ Moravian Church- 600 Acadia Dr SE

When: March 16, 7:30pm

What: Tickets are $20. All proceeds from this concert will be benefiting The Calgary Food Bank. For ticket information call 403-271-2700

March 17

Jam For Cans

Where: Hexters Pub - 6404 Bowness Road NW

When: March 17, 3:00-6:00pm

What: Blues Fans look no further for plans for this St. Patty's Day. On March 17 Hexters Pub will be collecting non-perishable food donations and cash for The Calgary Food Bank while Gary Martin and the gang keep you entertained with their legendary blues jam.

March 24

Calgary Bach Society- 25 Anniversary Concert

Where: Knox United Church - 506 4 st. SW

When: March 24, 3:00pm

What: Free admittance with a donation to the Calgary Food Bank. More information on the Calgary Bach Society website.

March 24

Gluten Free Expo

Where: Big Four Building- 1801 Big Four Trail SE

When: March 24, 11:00am-5:00pm

What: The Largest Gluten Free Expo in Canada. Variety of gluten free products available for sampling and purchase. There is also a public stage with sessions pertaining to gluten free living throughout the day for your enjoyment. The Calgary Food Bank will be collecting gluten free and non-perishable food items there as well, so if you buy a little extra feel free to leave a little behind for the Calgary Food Bank to support Calgarians in need who are living with celiac disease. Tickets are available both online and at the door while quantities last.

Calgary Food Bank
Morissa Choptain
Resource Development Coordinator
C. 403.860.8817

Source: Marketwire