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September 2018

Calgary Buddhist Temple

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Calgary Buddhist Temple, 658-1st Ave N.E.
Calgary, Alberta T2E 3Y1 Canada
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Wonder what a Buddhist temple would be like? We have all types of people. The tradition is Japanese, Jodo Shinshu. We have dharma school for the kids, meditation services, and Sunday services we sit in chairs and listen to a dharma talk. Come for service at 10 am or drop in between 11:30 and 4 pm on Sunday we will do a little mini instruction tour in groups as people arrive including the history of the building and what services…

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Lougheed House

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lougheed House, 707 - 13 ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 0K8 Canada
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Built in 1891 by Architect R.H. Bowes of Ottawa, Ontario The Lougheed House is Calgary's only remaining sandstone mansion, built for James and Isabella Lougheed. Built in the Victorian Eclectic style, this 14,000 square foot house is now a Historic House Museum and arts and cultural space. Behind the scenes tour into our collections and archives, as well as access to the top floor of the house. 1 tour per hour, starting at 11:00 am with the last tour at 3:00 pm. 15…

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Olympic Oval at the University of Calgary

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Olympic Oval at the University of Calgary, 288 Collegiate Boulevard NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 Canada
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Built in 1987 by Graham McCourt Architects, the Olympic Oval Long Track Skating facility was constructed for the 1988 Calgary Olympic Winter Games.  It is one of the legacy facilities from the 1988 Olympic Winter Games and a possible location for the 2026 Calgary Olympic Winer Games. The Olympic Oval is able to provide a self-guided tour of the building. The 3rd Floor Observation deck provides a stunning 180-degree view of all 150,000 square feet. It's a spectacular view.

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Cathedral Church of the Redeemer *12 pm start

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cathedral Church of the Redeemer, 604 1 St SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G5H8 Canada
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The parish replaced the frame church with a more elaborate structure in 1905, during Calgary's famous sandstone era. It is of local, rough cut Paskapoo sandstone, and has one of the oldest tin roofs in Calgary. It was designed by J.C.M. Keith of Victoria, BC. The Cathedral celebrated the 100th anniversary of the first service held in the building on July 30, 2005. It was designated a Registered Heritage Site in 1974.  In 1936, the Lady Chapel, the gift of Henry and…

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The Knox United Church *12 pm start

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Knox United Church, 506 4 St SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 1S7 Canada
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The Presbyterian congregation that gave birth to the present-day Knox United Church originally met at the I.G. Baker store in Inglewood, where Rev. Angus Robertson preached to a small crowd of 30 or so parishioners. The current neo-Gothic Paskapoo sandstone church building was completed in 1913 and its impressive arches and exterior buttresses continue to make Knox an inspiring architectural jewel in downtown Calgary. In 1925, the Knox congregation, along with Presbyterian, Methodist, and Congregationalist churches across Canada, voted to…

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