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The TGCA Community News Page

Our community news page includes information about the centre and its upcoming events and programs, updates about hours and restrictions, volunteer opportunities, blog posts and announcements from The City, our community partners, and other non-profits offering programs and events relevant to the members and residents that we serve. To publish something here, send an email to Vanessa, v.gillard@tgcacalgary.com.  

Updates at-a-glance:

  • Holiday hours: The TGCA will be closed Monday, May 23 for the Victoria Day long weekend and The 56 will be closed Sunday & Monday. Have a great long weekend! 
  • Good Food Box Program: Hours for pickup days are now 2 pm – 6 pm going forward. More info
  • Bowling: The TGCA kindly requests that members and guests book their bowling online or call 403-274-6840, Mon-Fri, 9 – 4:30 pm with inquiries. The TGCA is no longer reserving lanes without payment so please have a look at lane availability on the bowling info page to see when you can book or walk in. 
  • Skate Shop: The Forbes Innes Arena Skate Shop will close on April 15 and reopen in the fall. During this time, you can call Larry, 587-999-2397, to make an appointment to get skates sharpened.

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Community News; In Your Inbox Not Your Mailbox

Community News; In Your Inbox Not Your Mailbox

That newsletter you get in your mailbox isn’t The TGCA newsletter. The last issue of …
Check out these awesome playoff specials at The 56

Check out these awesome playoff specials at The 56

Click here for more info on The TGCA’s hangout spot, The 56 Restaurant & Lounge …
City of Calgary Free Summer Program Guide

City of Calgary Free Summer Program Guide

2022 Free, Fun Summer Activities – Join the fun! If you’re looking for something to do with …
Greenview Industrial BIA “Eye on Greenview” Meeting

Greenview Industrial BIA “Eye on Greenview” Meeting

More info on their site: https://www.greenviewindustrial.com/ …
Hatha Yoga session 4 registration now open

Hatha Yoga session 4 registration now open

The known physical and mental benefits of yoga practice are many. Here are just a …
Now closed to applicants- The TGCA is seeking vendors for outdoor market, Neighbour Day 2022

Now closed to applicants- The TGCA is seeking vendors for outdoor market, Neighbour Day 2022

Applications for this market are no longer being accepted. The TGCA will contact all applicants …
Community Safety Meeting with Area Constable, May 16

Community Safety Meeting with Area Constable, May 16

Monday, May 16 at 6:30 pm in the Thorncliffe Room. Open to all residents in …
New business member, Heartland Agency & Educational Services

New business member, Heartland Agency & Educational Services

 The Heartland Agency is a great option for childcare in the area. They offer community …
Clean-up Day 2022 volunteers needed

Clean-up Day 2022 volunteers needed

We are looking for volunteers for The TGCA Clean-up Day on May 28th, 2022. The …
Wanna play slo-pitch this summer? Registration now open!

Wanna play slo-pitch this summer? Registration now open!

Come to the TGCA ball diamond in the bowl and play some Slo-pitch this summer! …
TGCA Gardening Talk and Perennial Exchange, May 28

TGCA Gardening Talk and Perennial Exchange, May 28

Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or as green as they come, there’s something for you …
TGCA Recycle & Clean-up Day 2022

TGCA Recycle & Clean-up Day 2022

The TGCA in association with the City of Calgary will be hosting a Community Cleanup …
News from the Friends of Nose Hill by Anne Burke

News from the Friends of Nose Hill by Anne Burke

April 2022 We read about and see firefighters and grass fire units respond to fires on …
TGCA Parade of Garage Sales 2022

TGCA Parade of Garage Sales 2022

Have you been accumulating more and more and more things in the past 2 years? …
Mother’s Day Tea presented by The TGWL

Mother’s Day Tea presented by The TGWL

Thanks so much to everyone who came to the TGWL Mother’s Day Tea on Saturday. …
58th Thorncliffe Scouts Bottle Drive, April 30th

58th Thorncliffe Scouts Bottle Drive, April 30th

Please include ready-to-drink beverage containers including pop, beer, wine, liquor, tea, water, juice and milk …
The Team Special is back at The 56!

The Team Special is back at The 56!

This offer not redeemable in combination with any other offers. …
New Calgary Police Service-District 3 social media pages

New Calgary Police Service-District 3 social media pages

Message from CPS:Members of the Calgary Police Service in District 3 have created a Facebook …
McKnight Blvd. Pedestrian Bridge Project – via City of Calgary

McKnight Blvd. Pedestrian Bridge Project – via City of Calgary

This month, Roads will begin preparation work for the removal and rehabilitation of the McKnight …
Thornhill Baptist Church’s Community Litter Clean Up

Thornhill Baptist Church’s Community Litter Clean Up

To register, visit Thornhill Baptist Church’s website: https://thornhillbaptistchurch.com/special-events/ …
Book the TGCA gymnasium for $60/hr

Book the TGCA gymnasium for $60/hr

Is it a crumby day outside? Smoky, windy, rainy? Rent the gymnasium and all 10,000 …
Street Sweeping in Thorncliffe Greenview postponed until June

Street Sweeping in Thorncliffe Greenview postponed until June

UPDATE On Thursday April 21, 2022 The City will postpone some previously scheduled residential street sweeping …
Increased Vandalism at Calgary Bus Shelters – via Calgary Transit

Increased Vandalism at Calgary Bus Shelters – via Calgary Transit

This message is from Calgary Transit officals:During the COVID-19 pandemic, there was an increase in …
Book a pickleball court at The TGCA

Book a pickleball court at The TGCA

Book up to 4 pickleball courts Monday, Wednesday or Thursday at the TGCA all spring …
Live music at The 56 | Saturday, April 23 | WD and The 40s

Live music at The 56 | Saturday, April 23 | WD and The 40s

More info about The 56 Restaurant & Lounge here …

Update on 5504 Centre Street

Thank you to all who reached out regarding the “For Rent” sign that appeared this …
$60 Pizza & Bowling Deal, April 18-22

$60 Pizza & Bowling Deal, April 18-22

Why not bring the kids to bowl while they’re on Easter break? We’re offering the …
Corpus Christi Parish Clothing Drive, May 9 – 16

Corpus Christi Parish Clothing Drive, May 9 – 16

Message via Corpus Christi:We are once again holding our Clothing / Textile Drive May 9-16, …
City of Calgary Compost Giveaway

City of Calgary Compost Giveaway

Green Cart Compost GiveawayThe City of Calgary is offering complimentary compost for residents to use …
Sit and Be Fit, Session 2 Registration Closed

Sit and Be Fit, Session 2 Registration Closed

Drop in at any class!Great fitness option for seniors and those with limited mobility in …
Tuesday Pizza & Bowling Deal at The 56

Tuesday Pizza & Bowling Deal at The 56

Looking for a night out that won’t break the bank? We’ve got you covered!This deal …
TGCA Business Member Feature: General Auto Detailing

TGCA Business Member Feature: General Auto Detailing

Looking to refresh your vehicle this spring? Let General Auto Detailing handle it from top …
North Haven Learning Grounds Project, Spring 2022

North Haven Learning Grounds Project, Spring 2022

North Haven School is planning a schoolyard naturalization project called the North Haven Learning Grounds. …

MP Michelle Rempel Garner’s April 2022 report to constituents

I recently hosted  a virtual town hall with our community. I was pleased to have …
NEW!! TGCA Spring Art Classes for seniors, adults, kids & youth

NEW!! TGCA Spring Art Classes for seniors, adults, kids & youth

Great new art classes starting the first week of April! Whether you’re pushing 90 or …
Weekly Green Cart Pickup Returns the End of April

Weekly Green Cart Pickup Returns the End of April

Weekly green cart pickup returns the last week of April. Check your schedule at calgary.ca/collection and sign …
Want to start a club or league in the community?

Want to start a club or league in the community?

What are you passionate about? Knitting? Dungeons and dragons? Gardening? Kids’ activities? The TGCA is …
We need bingo volunteers!

We need bingo volunteers!

Can you spare a couple of evenings a month? At the TGCA our mission is to …
The TGCA 2022 Casino Fundraiser

The TGCA 2022 Casino Fundraiser

Come and help out at our casino fundraiser at Pure Casino Calgary! It’ll be fun …
Interested in crime stats in our area?

Interested in crime stats in our area?

As the pandemic has worn on (and on and on) concerns from residents about the …
New Business Member Alert! Pawsitive Solutions

New Business Member Alert! Pawsitive Solutions

This puppy and dog training company runs classes at the TGCA! We love having Kris …
Looking for a daycare in the area?

Looking for a daycare in the area?

Looking for a daycare program in the area? Check out Educentre Early Learning in Thorncliffe. …
Your TGCA membership account has some handy features

Your TGCA membership account has some handy features

 It’s fair to say that when the TGCA’s current site went live in March of …
Pickleball is back at The TGCA!

Pickleball is back at The TGCA!

NEW!! Friday Drop-in Pickleball at The TGCA! We’re so happy to bring our drop-in pickleball …
Learn about being a police officer, online youth program from City and CPS

Learn about being a police officer, online youth program from City and CPS

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a Police Officer? Our very own Community Resource …
New Speed Limit Coming on Greenview Drive

New Speed Limit Coming on Greenview Drive

Greenview residents will soon see a decrease in the posted speed limit on Greenview Drive …
Daylighting Confederation Creek, article by The Friends of Confederation Creek

Daylighting Confederation Creek, article by The Friends of Confederation Creek

Pictured: Confederation Creek flowing through Confederation Park, a happier vision of what could be for …
Build Community and Build Yourself Up Too

Build Community and Build Yourself Up Too

In the summer of 2019, when I came on at the centre as the programming …
UPDATE: See What We Heard Report from City re: 40 Avenue N.E. Park & Area Improvements

UPDATE: See What We Heard Report from City re: 40 Avenue N.E. Park & Area Improvements

Read the engagement report regarding the park design from The City here: https://engage.calgary.ca/40aveNEpark Published Aug. 2021Overview …
Uncovering Confederation Creek, article from Friends of Confederation Creek

Uncovering Confederation Creek, article from Friends of Confederation Creek

Pictured: Confederation Creek beneath the Highland Park Valley. A pipe is no place for a …
Closer to Home Community Services, online classes in January 2022

Closer to Home Community Services, online classes in January 2022

CTH has a couple of great online activities and learning opportunities coming up this month. …
Meter Exchanges in Ward 4

Meter Exchanges in Ward 4

The following is a notice from the City of Calgary, Water Services and may affect …
Report your concerns about crime in the area, we’re listening, so is Constable Lower

Report your concerns about crime in the area, we’re listening, so is Constable Lower

We have created an email account communitysafety@tgcacalgary.com where you can forward concerns you would like the …
Community Safety Meeting Recap

Community Safety Meeting Recap

Thank you to all who attended our meeting on September 13, it was an informative …
The Thorncliffe Greenview Asset Map, a beautiful addition to our community by Mary Haasdyk

The Thorncliffe Greenview Asset Map, a beautiful addition to our community by Mary Haasdyk

Have you seen the transformation the electrical box on 56 Ave has undertaken? Thanks to …

58th Scouts at Thorncliffe Greenview, September 2021

58th has survived this last year of meeting outdoors and virtual. We are very happy to …
TGCA’s 2000 Likes Contest

TGCA’s 2000 Likes Contest

 You like us!! Now win some prizes!We’ve got 2000 likes on our Facebook page! To …
Corpus Christie Spring 2021 Clothing/Textile Drive Recap

Corpus Christie Spring 2021 Clothing/Textile Drive Recap

“Honorary CWL member” Corbin poses with the 2,000+ pounds of textiles he helped load and …

MP Michelle Rempel Garner’s July 2021 report to consituents

I want to wish everyone in our community a happy Canada Day and a safe …

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