Posts Tagged ‘Bowest’ner Sept/Oct 2010’

This land is our land

September 1, 2010 Leave a comment

A place belongs forever to whoever claims it hardest, remembers it most, shapes it, renders it, loves it so radically that he remakes it in his image.
—Joan Didion

WE’RE A LITTLE TERRITORIAL here in Bowness. Neatly bordered on all sides by river, foothills, train tracks and the Trans-Canada, our so called “village in the valley” is one of the most geographically distinct communities in Calgary. And all that real estate is an emotional issue for many. Read more…


Centennial planning: Call for volunteers

September 1, 2010 Leave a comment

Bowness will be celebrating 100 years in 2011. This centennial project will require volunteers to organize and plan this historic event.

A volunteer meeting is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 17, 7 p.m. at the Bowness Legion. For further information, please call Carole at 403-288-1737 or Inga at ­403-288-2055.

Bowness Community Association Annual General Meeting

September 1, 2010 Leave a comment

Join us for a wine and cheese celebration of past accomplishments and new intiatives Monday, Oct. 25, 2010, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Community Hall. Child care provided.

All are welcome, though only BCA members may vote or stand for election to the Board of Directors. Please see our ad on the last page for more information or contact

GIANT Garage Sale!

September 1, 2010 Leave a comment

Saturday, Sept. 25, 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Foothills United Church has a long history of serving the Bowness/Montgomery community. One of their biggest undertakings is a twice-yearly garage sale. Read more…

Bowmont Scouts News

September 1, 2010 Leave a comment

Bottle Drive: Sept. 18, 2010
Drop-offs at Scout Hall: 9 a.m.–noon

The 169th Bowmont Scouts meet weekly at the Bowmont Scout Hall, 8551 Bowness Rd. NW.

Beavers: Ages 5–7 meet Wed., 7–8 p.m.
Cubs: Ages 8–10 meet Thurs., 7–8:30 p.m.
Scouts: Ages 11–13 meet Tues., 7–9 p.m.
Venturers: Ages 14–17 meet Tues., 8–10 p.m.
Rovers: Ages 18–26, contact

Registrations are onoing. Please contact Beth at 403-288-5882.

A new year of Guiding

September 1, 2010 Leave a comment

We’re now welcoming our girls back for a new year of Guiding. This year we’re celebrating 100 years of Guiding with some special events. Read more…

What’s doing at the Boys & Girls Club?

September 1, 2010 Leave a comment

The Bowness Boys & Girls Club is getting ready for another fun and exciting year of programs, events and opportunities for children, youth and families in Bowness. Programs and services are open to all members of the community and we invite you to stop by and check out our offerings. Read more…