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East Village Walk and Calgary Writers Talk (12/9/2018)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike - Urban
Event Location: Old Central Library
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Dec 9 2018  11:30 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Dec 9 2018 9:30:00 AM
Event Duration:Approx 4 to 5 hours
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Coordinator(s): Laura L
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Member Cost:$3.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 13 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Maximum No. Guests:6
Minimum Group Size:2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:1
Number Registered So Far: 6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

There are two parts to this event. From 11:30 to 1:30 we will be walking in the East Village/St Patrick’s Island. From 1:30 to 4:00 we will be listening to a presentation on Calgary writers at the New Central Library.
Planned Itinerary:

11:30 Meet in front of the Old Central Library 616 Macleod Tr SE by the City Hall CTrain station.
11:30 to 1:30 Walk through the East Village to St Patrick’s Island. Drop by the Christmas events being held from noon to 2:00 on the east side of St Patrick’s island. Leave approximately 1:00 to be at the New Central Library (two blocks from Old Central Library) around 1:30. This will be a slow paced walk of about 4 or 5 km.

1:30 Arrive at the New Central Library to choose our seats. To guarantee your seat, please register with the library here.
2:00 to 4:00 Presentation of the newly released book Calgary through the Eyes of Writers with author Shaun Hunter. Shaun tours readers and urban explorers through a place that has captivated writers since 1792. She has selected excerpts from over 150 novels, stories, poems and essays that sing the city’s human and natural terrain, plumb its past, and question its prevailing mythologies.

Guests are welcome but may only join us if they have signed the waiver found here. Please choose child or non-member (adult) waiver as applicable.

Required Items to Bring:
Clothes for changeable weather
Sturdy shoes or hiking boots
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Money for possible coffee break and if you want to buy the book.
Money for Voluntary Donation, suggested amount $3.00.
Consider traction devices/icers

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Meet in front of the Old Central Library (can't wait inside as now closed) at 616 Macleod Tr SE at 11:30 AM. The CTrain stops here at the City Hall stations.


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Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$3.00/Person
Non-Member Cost:$3.00/Person
Cost Includes:Voluntary Donation $3.00 payable to event coordinator.
Make a Payment:$3.00 Event Fee (if applicable) to be paid to your event coordinator. Activity fee, if applicable, (i.e. court fee, bowling fee, camping fee, etc.) to be paid as instructed by your event coordinator.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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