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Thanks for volunteering for the upcoming Ujamaa Grandma Bake Sale from Friday, November 15 to Sunday, November 17, 2019 at River Park Church, 3818 14A Street SW.

Volunteers will price incoming baking, prepare packaging and package the items, and sell the product. While each shift has busy periods, there are also opportunities to visit other exhibitors in the Peace Village and to have a meal. You might also wish to take in a film before or after your shift.

WHAT: Bake Sale 2019
* Friday, November 15, 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM
* Saturday, November 16, 11:00 AM to 7:30 PM
* Sunday, November 17, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
WHERE: River Park Church, 3818 14A Street SW

Please call Leslie Buckle if you have questions @ 403-477 2968 or email at

Registration is FULL


Wednesday November 20, is our next Sew Day. It will have two parts. We’ll spend the first part of the morning looking at some items from this year’s BB&B sale, and talk about quality, and how to maximize the sale price of products. The rest of the day will be spent sewing christmas items, and product for the 2020 BB&B sale. Please register by clicking on the REGISTER link on the UG website.

You will receive an email about November 13, confirming your registration and giving a list of supplies you will need for the day.

If you have any questions, please email

WHAT: SEW DAY with Elaine, Rose and Dawn
WHEN: Wednesday November 20, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
WHERE: Along Came Quilting, 6432 1A Street SW, Calgary (right behind the Home Depot on the east side of MacLeod Trail South – just north of Glenmore Trail.

Many thanks to Along Came Quilting for allowing Ujamaa Grandmas to use their classroom.


Questions???: please email


This beautiful mansion was built by James and Isabella Lougheed, one of Alberta’s most influential families, in 1891. At the time it was on the outskirts of the young pioneering city of Calgary. It is now a National and Provincial Historic Site and Museum. For the Christmas Season the house is beautifully decked out in seasonal decorations.

Come and join us for a one hour tour followed by lunch in the dining room/restaurant.
Cost of the tour is $10, lunch is at your expense.


WHAT: Tour of Peter Lougheed House and Lunch
WHEN: 11:00 AM, Thursday, December 5, 2019
WHERE: 707 13 Ave. SW, Calgary

Please complete all sections of this form. You will know you have successfully submitted your form when you see a message to that effect. You will be contacted within a few days to confirm.

If you need to cancel, please submit the form again with your cancellation so that another person can fill your spot.