SOURCE: University of Calgary

University of Calgary

March 29, 2016 11:00 ET

PSA: Strength in our community -- UCalgaryStrong

Join us for UCalgaryStrong Festival, Wednesday April 13, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - March 29, 2016) -  On April 13, 2016, The University of Calgary will be hosting our annual UCalgaryStrong Festival -- an event to foster strength, resiliency and well-being in our community.

The festival committee is planning a number of activities for everyone to join and celebrate the last day of classes and to connect with friends and colleagues -- peruse through the artisan market, enjoy a live performances in our community café, try out our penny farthing bike obstacle course or participate in a fort-building installation designed in partnership with Beakerhead. Complimentary Starbucks coffee is provided by the Bookstore, food trucks will be on site, and Jelly Modern Doughnuts are available to the first 2,000 visitors. This year's Festival will have over 20 interactive activities for attendees.

Check out the UCalgaryStrong website for all of the event details.

About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is making tremendous progress on its journey to become one of Canada's top five research universities, where research and innovative teaching go hand in hand, and where we fully engage the communities we both serve and lead. This strategy is called Eyes High, inspired by the university's Gaelic motto, which translates as 'I will lift up my eyes.' 

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