Field of Crosses Memorial Project

There is a park reserved along Calgary’s Memorial Drive for 3,200 white crosses which are displayed each year on November 1st and removed November 12th. Each cross is inscribed with the name, rank, regiment, date of death and age at death of a Southern Alberta soldier killed in action. Learn More

When: November 1-11
Where: Memorial Dr. between 3rd St. NW & Centre St

The Military Museums – Service

Containers will be provided for non-perishable food donations to the Veterans’ Food Bank. Coffee and hot chocolate will also be available.

When: November 11-10:30AM
Where: The Military Museums Calgary – 4520 Crowchild Trail SW

Remembrance Day Tea & Talk

Don’t miss this opportunity to attend a tea and talk with Canadian Women’s Army Corps Veteran Rose Wilkinson led by Lougheed House Curator Trisha Carleton. Rose Wilkinson served as a cipher decoder during WWII. Many women contributed to this effort in North America and in Europe. Hear Rose’s story of service. More Info

When: Monday, November 9 | 2:30-4:30PM
Venue: Lougheed House – 707 – 13 Ave S.W

Aerospace Museum Ceremony

This year’s service will begin at 10:30am. We recommend arriving early as seating is limited. The museum will be open for viewing after the ceremony until 4:00pm with admission by donation. More Info
When: November 11 | 10:30-11:15PM
Venue: Lougheed House – 707 – 13 Ave S.W

286 Legion Remembrance Day Ceremony

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When: November 11 | 10:30-11:15PM
Venue: #5, 1107 – 33 Street NE

Kerby Centre Ceremony

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When: November 11 | 10:30 AM
Venue: Kerby Centre Gym, 1133 – 7 Ave SW

Jubilee Auditorium Remembrance Day Service

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When: November 11 | 9:30AM – 11:45AM
Venue: Southern Jubilee Auditorium

Central Memorial Park

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When: November 11 | 10:00 AM
Venue: 1221 2 St. S.W

Battalion Park Ceremony

The 4th Annual Battalion Park Remembrance Day Ceremony. This year’s ceremony will be a significant event as it will be 100 years since troops deployed from this site. More Info

When: November 11 | 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Venue: Battalion Park

Remembrance Day Ceremony at YYC

The airport community Honour Guard will include uniformed representatives from Calgary Police Service, RCMP, Calgary Fire Department, Calgary Emergency Medical Services, Royal Air Force, British Army, Canadian Corp of Commissionaires, 604 Royal Canadian Air Cadets, Canada Border Services Agency and the United States Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection.

There will be a brief ceremony commencing at 10:40 a.m. for airport employees and travellers who wish to pause and remember those who have served in past conflicts, and honour the men and women who serve our country today. More Info

When: November 11 | 10:30 AM
Venue: Calgary International Airport (YYC)

Fritters in Kandahar

It’s 2011 and the final year of Canada’s operations in Afghanistan. On the other side of the world, in the small town of Airdrie, lives a young woman who dreams of doing something more with her life. Meet Lisa, a vivacious and courageous young woman with a craving for change. When a handsome recruiter is looking for people to work at Tim Hortons on a base in Afghanistan, apple fritters seem like just the answer.
  • Where: Lunchbox Theatre (160, 115 9th Ave. SE)ff
  • When: Now until Nov 14th
  • Cost: $25 – $140

 

Remembrance Day Cemetery Tour Banff

Tour the Old Banff Cemetery and explore the history of war-time Banff, including the stories of hardship and heroism, citizens and soldiers.  More Info

When: November 11 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Venue: Old Banff Cemetery – 604 Buffalo St.

 

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