Wednesday, November 13, 2013

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is on Tuesday, December 3. 

You are invited to the International Day of Persons with Disabilities Celebration – Defining Community! 

What does this year’s event include?  We have 2 events for the day:

Date:                     December 3rd, 2013
Time:                    12- 1:30 and 3- 6:00 pm
Location:             Lobby of the Jack Singer Concert Hall, Calgary (205 8th Ave SE)
Details:         12-1:30 pm – Pride in Citizenship Powered by Petcha Kucha presented in partnership with the Calgary Public Library – IDPD hosts a discussion panel of citizens and experts on a variety of issues affecting Pride in Citizenship of persons with disabilities including Housing, Human Rights, Poverty Reduction and Sexual Health.  This is a lunch & learn event so bring your lunch!

3- 6:00 pm - An Evening of Celebration – A cocktail reception (refreshments & cash bar) showcasing the talents, contributions and successes of persons with disabilities in Calgary. This will include a showcase of 8-10 participants who are active in their community as artists, musicians, dancers, authors, entrepreneurs, volunteers or students, as well as live entertainment and short films in partnership with PictureThis! Film Festival. The Calgary Community Impact Awards and Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities Awards will also be given out during a live presentation. 


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