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Sun N Salsa 2012 a Wild Success in Kensington 0


Another Sun N Salsa has come and gone and wow! We were so thrilled to be a part of it yet again. The sun was definitely shining (in fact, we can’t recall an event when the sun wasn’t shining!) This year we ran out of lemonade by late afternoon, lesson learned, we’ll have 100 litres ready to go for next year! Thanks to all who stopped by and had a drink and said hello in the shop. Be sure to stop on by before next year’s Sun N Salsa 2013!

Music In the Park 2012 – June 24, 2012 0


The House Coffee Sanctuary is proud to hosting the 2012 version of MUSIC IN THE PARK! This year we’ll feature more awesome local bands including: Septembryo, Star Fleet, Krystle Love B., Chris Gheran, and The Heart & the Flame.

But that’s not all, this year we’ll feature ART in the PARK where net proceeds of all sales will go towards ACT Alberta, the provincial organization responsible for addressing human trafficking.

See you at Riley Park, Kensington, June 24, 2012 @ 1230.

Jane’s Walk in Kensington 0


Join a Bow to Bluff lead Jane’s Walk tomorrow. Get to know your community and the upcoming developments in Kensington! Meet at The House Coffee Sancutary at 1PM sharp and we’ll jump out together.

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Monthly Short Film Nights at the House 0


Raindance Alberta and Alberta Buzz are partnering with The House Coffee Sanctuary for another night of film.

An invitation is extended to all independent filmmakers to bring their shorts for public screening on Saturday April 4, 2012 at 6:30 PM.

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This Friday – Business Time: a Human Trafficking Fundraiser 0


Join us for an evening of art, dance, spoken word, and music! A fundraiser show and art sale for Dikaios (a local group with a message to raise awareness for sex trafficking) will take place this Friday beginning at 7PM.

Special musical guests Fire On the City perform.

Hope to see you all there!

For more information on human trafficking visit ACT Alberta.

Join The House in Our Winter Clothing Drive 0


***UPDATED We have an immediate need for a business in the Kensington area, or someone with sewing skills, to help us make minor repairs to clothes to be given away. Please contact CC if that’s you. ***

Because of some identified needs with the downtown and Kensington community, we’re teaming up with some partners to deliver winter clothing to those in need. The House Coffee Sanctuary, along with Calgary Church and King’s Bridge, are teaming up to collect gently used or new winter clothing for those in need.

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Last Community Chili Event of 2011 0


Come down to the Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Center for our monthly community chili dinner. Along with our partners, The House works in the community to bridge neighbors together. Come join us for a free chili dinner from 6-7 tonight.

This is our last chili supper until March 2012.

Gear Up for Sun N Salsa in Kensington! 0


sun n salsa 2011 will bring together perhaps the largest Sun n Salsa to day if the recent weather is any indication of what we’re to expect.

Come join fellow Calgarians as Kensington is shut down to accommodate the rush of salsa loving munchers. Drop by the House to grab a quick lemonade on a hot Summer day. See you there!

Kensington Community Chili 0


The House is holding our monthly community chili evening at the Hillhurst Sunnyside Community center this Wednesday from 6-7PM. Come for a free bowl of chili and meet some of your neighbors! We’ll see you there :D

House Hosting ACT Volunteer Session 0


The House is hosting a volunteer session for ACT – the Action Coalition on Human Trafficking on November 20th, 2010. Join the fight against human trafficking in our city and beyond by taking the first step to become a volunteer. Inform yourself with important information at this session. Register here.