St Patrick's Island  is just west of the Calgary Zoo, between Memorial Drive and East Village. Confluence Plaza is at the east end, closest to the zoo.

St Patrick's Island is just west of the Calgary Zoo, between Memorial Drive and East Village. Confluence Plaza is at the east end, closest to the zoo.

CALGARY EVENTS

Candle Light Vigil

Date: Thursday September 19, 20189 Time: 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Location: The Rise on St Patrick's Island

Calgary CureFest

Date: Sunday September 22, 2019
Time: 11:00am to 2:00pm
Location: Confluence Plaza on St. Patrick’s Island

 

 
 

CureFest Candle Light Vigil

Everyone is welcome to join the CureFest, One Voice Against Childhood Cancer, Candle Light Vigil Thursday September 19 2019 from 7:30pm to 9:00pm at The Rise, on St. Patrick’s Island Calgary. The park is accessed from the East Village, the Bridgeland/Memorial LRT Station, or by the zoo parking lot.

Buy a “Natasha Thursday’s” candle (proceeds to Natasha’s tribute page) or you can bring your own candle. Pray for kids touched by cancer. Sing a campfire song.

Let them know they are not alone! Together we can find a cure!

"The Rise" is at the centre of St Patrick's Island

"The Rise" is at the centre of St Patrick's Island

 
 
 
Photo courtesy of Calgary Municipal Land Corporation

Photo courtesy of Calgary Municipal Land Corporation

CureFest Day Calgary

Everyone is welcome to join CureFest Day Calgary September 22, 2019 from 11:00am to 2:00pm at Confluence Plaza on St. Patrick’s Island Calgary.

The park is accessed from the East Village, the Bridgeland/Memorial LRT Station, or by the zoo parking lot.

Free event for all, lots of fun activities, music & entertainment, guest speakers, childhood cancer related foundations with information booths.

There will be barbecued hot dogs and hamburgers available by donation, complimenting food trucks or BYO (bring your own) picnic!

 

Event Activities

  • Guest speakers

  • Music and Entertainment

  • Childhood cancer related foundations with information booths

  • Delicious food and refreshments

  • Beads of Courage Display

  • Free Bow Cycle Bike Tune-ups

How to get there

  • Train and Walk

    • Bridgeland/Memorial Station

  • Train and Bike

    • Bridgeland/Memorial or Zoo Station (access bike path east of Zoo's north parking lot)

  • Park and Bike

    • Calgary Zoo North Entrance Parking Lot (access bike path east of parking lot)

  • Park and Walk

    • St Patrick’s Island (enter off Memorial Drive via Baines Bridge onto Zoo Rd)

    • Calgary Parking Authority Lot 74 East Village

    • Street Parking East Village

Participating Foundations from 2018, 2019 tea

Participating Speakers

  • 2019 tba

  • 2018, Dr. Jennifer Chan, Kids Cancer Care Chair in Pediatric Oncology Research at the University of Calgary

  • 2018, Jack Godefroy, Kid Cancer Care 2018 spokes-kid