SOURCE: Calgary Food Bank

Calgary Food Bank

April 01, 2016 15:49 ET

April Event Line-Up

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - April 01, 2016) -  Spring is here and along with it a number of Calgary Food Bank Community Events have popped up.

CANstruction®
Until April 7
Southcentre Mall (100 Anderson Rd SE)
CANstruction® Calgary is a competition using canned food and other non-perishable food items as building blocks to create extraordinary structures. When de-CANstructed, all food is donated to the Calgary Food Bank.

Calgary Baby & Tot Show
Saturday, April 2 - 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 3 - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
BMO Centre (20 Roundup Way SW)
The Calgary Food Bank has been invited to be a part of the Baby & Tot Show this year. Make a donation of funds or a package of diapers (new or opened) and be entered to win prizes care of the Baby & Tot Show.

Sons of the Pioneers
Saturday, April 2 - 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Knox United Church (506 4 St SW)
See the Sons of the Pioneers live! Non-perishable donations will be collected upon entry. Get your tickets at your nearest Lammle's Western Wear & Tack!

Jam For Cans
Sunday, April 3 - 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Hexters Pub (109, 6404 Bowness Rd. NW)
Come listen to the jamming sounds at Hexters Pub all while supporting your community! Both non-perishable and monetary donations will be accepted as entry for the evening.

Superstore and Calgary EMS present In Your Community BBQ Event
Saturday, April 9 - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Coventry Hills, Country Hills and Huntington Hills Superstore
Join the fun at the In Your Community BBQ event. Meet EMS personnel, make a donation to the Calgary Food Bank and enter to win a generous basket of goodies from Superstore.

Calgary Community Painters Society Spring Art Show and Sale
Saturday, April 16 - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Triwood Community Hall (2244 Chicoutimi Dr. NW)
The Annual Spring Art Show & Sale is upon us once again! Head down to the Triwood Community Centre and you may just find a piece of art calling to you. Non-perishable and monetary donations will be collected!

SUPERTRAIN 2016
April 16 and April 17 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Genesis Centre (7555 Falconridge Blvd. NE)
It's Canada's Largest Model Train Show! Bring a non-perishable food donation for the Calgary Food Bank and receive $1.00 off any admission to SUPERTRAIN. Volunteers will also be collecting monetary or non-perishable food item donations.

AMA Shred-It Events
Saturday, April 23 - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Centennial High School (55 Sun Valley Blvd. SE)
Join us this spring for the AMA Shred-It events. Free with a food bank donation -- monetary or non-perishable food items will be accepted. Not only will you protect yourself against identity theft but you can also help out the Calgary community.

Nifty Fifty's Ford Club Spring Thaw Car Show
Sunday, April 24 - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunridge Mall (2525 36 St. NE)
The Nifty Fifty's Ford Club of Calgary is once again hosting the annual Spring Thaw Car Show. Since 1997 they have raised over $56,000 in food and funds for the Calgary Food Bank.

Dr. Coffin Spring Craft A-Fair
Saturday, April 30 - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Dr. EW Coffin Elementary School (5615 Barrett Dr. NW)
The Annual Dr. Coffin Spring Craft A-Fair brings the community together! This family oriented occasion will bring you in touch with local artists, crafters and small businesses. Entry is free when you bring a non-perishable food donation! First 50 families will receive a gift card to redeem at the Fair.

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