Jane's Walk 2017

May, Friday 05

05:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Various

janeswalk.org
  • Share
* THIS EVENT HAS PASSED *
February 2018
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
28
29
30
31
01
02
03
04
05
06
07
08
09
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
01
02
03
  • Arts
  • Dining
  • Education/Lectures
  • Family Friendly
  • Festivals
  • Music
  • Shopping/Style
  • Sports/Outdoor
  • Holiday
  • Stage/Screen
  • Stephen Ave

Jane's Walk 2017

Jane's Walk: Downtown Calgary

May 5 -7, 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of Jane's Walk festival in Calgary. In the past decade, over 250 volunteers have led over 200 distinct walks in 88 Calgary and nearby neighbourhoods. These citizen-led walking tours were inspired by urbanist and activist Jane Jacobs to get people to tell stories about their communities, explore their cities and connect with their neighbours.

While Jane's Walk's mission is to develop urban literacy and a community-based approach to city building, it's also about creating a space to share beyond just the physical space. For many, the observations, reflections, imaginations, histories, personal memories and intimate connections are most important in understanding what "makes a city a great place to live". As Jacobs wrote in her book, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, "cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody."

With at least 65 events currently scheduled across Calgary, there is surely a walking tour to be found in or near your neighbourhood or one that you would like to know more about. Over the course of the festival, you can find at least 11 walks occurring within the downtown and area from one hour to two hours.

May 5

+15 Skywalk from SAIT to Udderly Amazing (1.5 hours)

Downtown Alley Tour (1 hour)


May 6

Bow River Baseball (2 hours)

Uncovering the +15 Network (1 hour)

From "Vandal-Proof" to Brilliance: The Changing Role of Architecture in Calgary (2 hours)

Skate the City (1 hour)

Calgary Chinatown Mural Tour (1.5 hours)


May 7

Cities 101: Theory and Practise (1.5 hours)

Dérive Calgary: an experimental urban cultural walk (1 hour)

Eat and drink your way down the cycle-track network (2.5) hours

The Calgary that could have been (2 hours)

If you would like more information on the Jane's Walks happening downtown Calgary and surrounding or would like to plan and lead your own Jane's Walk, be sure to visit janeswalk.org

14 Events on February 22, 2018 in
Stage & Screen

Twelfth Night

February 22, 2018

Twins Viola and Sebastian are separated in a shipwreck and forced to find their way in a strange new... Read More

220 9th Ave SE Calgary, AB T2G 5C4

View Map

Stage & Screen

My Fair Lady - The Punk Version

February 22 - February 24, 2018

My Fair Lady – The Punk Version is a modern take on Pygmalion. A 19-year-old ballerina becomes the s... Read More

Theatre Junction - 608 1 Street SW

View Map

Art & Galleries

Frida Kahlo: Her Photos

February 22, 2018

Glenbow is pleased to present the first Canadian showing of Frida Kahlo: Her Photos, an exhibition t... Read More

Glenbow Museum - 130 9th Ave S.E.

View Map

Sports & Outdoor

Watch the Olympics at CTCC

February 22, 2018

Stop by the Calgary Telus Convention Centre and catch the Olympics on their digital screens! Cheer o... Read More

Calgary Telus Convention Centre

View Map

Festivals & Fanfare

The FENCE

February 22, 2018

THE FENCE MAKES ITS INTERNATIONAL DEBUT AT EXPOSURE 2018! The FENCE is a large-scale traveling ph... Read More

01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Eau Claire Market - 200 Barclay Parade SW

View Map

Art & Galleries

Valentines Group Show

February 22, 2018

Looking for something for that someone special? Featuring works by a variety of our gallery artists,... Read More

05:00 pm - 05:00 pm

500 5th Ave SW, Calgary

View Map

Sounds & Vibrations

Arts Commons Presents TD Jazz- Stacey Kent

February 22, 2018

Stacey Kent performs with an intimacy and precision that draws you in to her bossa nova sound, note ... Read More

07:30 pm -

Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons

View Map

Stage & Screen

Next Stage at Theatre Junction: My Fair Lady – The Punk Version by Productive Obsession

February 22 - February 25, 2018

“On a whim I got married in San Francisco in 1987. I filled a trunk full of all my worldly possessio... Read More

08:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Theatre Junction GRAND

View Map

Art & Galleries

Riverview Artists February Show & Sale

February 22, 2018

Riverview Artists Art Show and Sale Date: Wednesday February 21st to Friday February 23rd 2018 ... Read More

09:00 am - 04:00 pm

TransCanada Place - 450 1 Street SW

View Map

Shopping & Style

HUDSON'S BAY OLYMPIC POP-UP STORE

February 22, 2018

Cheer on Team Canada for the 2018 Winter Olympics in all of the official apparel, accessories and mo... Read More

09:30 am - 06:00 pm

Bankers Hall - 315 8 Avenue SW / Suncor Plaza - 115 5 Avenue SW

View Map

Sports & Outdoor

Ice Skating at Olympic Plaza

February 22, 2018

Olympic Plaza is a beautiful destination place for downtown Calgary workers during lunch hour. The p... Read More

10:00 am - 09:00 pm

Olympic Plaza - 228 8 Ave SE

View Map

Stage & Screen

Ai Yah! Sweet & Sour Secrets

February 22, 2018

DINNER IS SERVED. SO ARE JUICY FAMILY SECRETS. More than one family secret comes out of the clos... Read More

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

160 115 9 Ave SE

View Map

Festivals & Fanfare

Exposure Photography Festival

February 22, 2018

The Exposure Photography Festival's mission is to generate participation in photographic image makin... Read More

All Day Event

Various Locations

View Map

Food & Flavour

YYC Hot Chocolate Fest

February 22, 2018

YYC Hot Chocolate Fest is a delicious and friendly competition to find Calgary’s Best Hot Chocolate.... Read More

All Day Event

Calgary

View Map

+ More Festivals & Fanfare Events
Festivals & Fanfare

The FENCE

February 23, 2018

THE FENCE MAKES ITS INTERNATIONAL DEBUT AT EXPOSURE 2018! The FENCE is a large-scale traveling ph... Read More

01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Eau Claire Market - 200 Barclay Parade SW

View Map

Festivals & Fanfare

Exposure Photography Festival

February 23, 2018

The Exposure Photography Festival's mission is to generate participation in photographic image makin... Read More

All Day Event

Various Locations

View Map

Festivals & Fanfare

The FENCE

February 24, 2018

THE FENCE MAKES ITS INTERNATIONAL DEBUT AT EXPOSURE 2018! The FENCE is a large-scale traveling ph... Read More

01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Eau Claire Market - 200 Barclay Parade SW

View Map