Events & Programs


Dollars & Cents is a financial empowerment program that helps participants develop the financial skills needed to build the lives they want to lead. The program has 5 workshops which include topics such as budgeting, banking, and credit and debt. Participants who complete all 5 workshops may be invited to join the matched savings program called Family Saves  wherein participants can save between $20-$50 a month. At the end, savings will be matched 3:1.

Upcoming Sessions:
Where:      224 Edgeburn Lane NW Calgary
When:       Every Monday starting from February 24, 2020 till March 23, 2020, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm

For more information and /or registration, please call 403-804-2908 or 403-374-0448 or email


Why do your taxes?
-- Because the government may owe you money
-- Because you may be eligible for benefits you are not receiving now

BowWest can help you file your taxes and access financial supports.

Sessions are from 6pm to 9pm on the following days:

At the Ranchlands Office:                              At the Bowness Office
-- March 16                                                        -- March 23
--March 30                                                        -- April 6
-- April 20

For further details or to book an appointment, call 403-804-9826


Would you like to learn tips on how to become a better parent?

Attend one or all of the free workshops
Childcare and snacks are provided

Upcoming Workshops are as follows:

   February 4 -  Nurturing Parenting: Introduction          :     March 10 -  Understanding Feelings
   February 11 -  Ages and Stages                                          :     March 17 -  Family Morals, Values and Rules
   February 18 - Brain Development                                    :     March 24 -  Praising Children and their Behaviour
   February 25 -  Communicating with Respect               :     March 31 -   Positive Discipline
   March  3  -       Building Self Worth                                   :     April 7  -      Dealing with Stress

Workshops will be from 10am to 11:30am at the St. Thomas United Church, 100 Hawkwood Blvd NW Calgary.

For registration or further details on the program, please call 403-216-5348 or 587-892-9999


Join parents from your community in a chat about healthy child development!
Snacks and childcare are included

Place:  Maranatha Church,   2111 - 52 St. NW Calgary
Time;   10am to 11:30am
Dates:  March 2, 2020
              March 9, 2020
              March 16, 2020
              March 23, 2020

To register or for inquiries, call Victoria at 403-216-5348 or 587-892-9999



Buy fresh fruits and vegetables at a low cost! 

Small Box:       $25   ( 20-25 Ibs )
Medium Box:  $30   ( 30-35 Ibs )
Large Box:       $35   ( 40-45 Ibs )

To order, call Barb at 403-863-4976 or Dianne at 403-874-3898

   Order Date                  Delivery Date
         Feb 25                           Mar 4
         Mar 17                            Mar 25
         Apr 21                            Apr 29
         May 19                           May 27
         Jun 9                             Jun 17


Visit our Ranchlands or Bowness offices for fresh fruit, vegetables, and other nutritious food products. Food is available at no cost and is distributed based on family size. This progranm is available to residents living in certain NorthWest Calgary communities ( For list of NW communities included click hereThe program runs every second Thursday beginning at 1:00 PM at both our Bowness and Ranchlands locations. 

Please bring your own bag!

The upcoming 2020 dates for the Fresh Market program are:
       January 23                             April 16
       February 6                              April 30
       February 20                            May 14
       March 5                                    May 28
       March 19                                   June 11
       April 2                                       June 25