One. Kandrix Foong, creator of the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo, and his wife Laurie Breitkreuz eat, sleep and breathe art. This year’s Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo takes place on April 24th and 25th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the BMO Round Up Centre, Halls D and E.
Two. The 28th annual Law Day is a free, family friendly event that promotes access to justice and introduces the general public to the key people in the judicial system including members of the police service, lawyers and judges. Calgary Court Centre (601 – 5th Street S.W.) opens its doors to Calgarians for Law day on Saturday, April 17th, from 9 a. m. to 3 p. m.
Three. For more than 100 years, talented local artists have come together to form the Calgary Sketch Club which treats collectors and enthusiasts to frequent public exhibitions of work representing every medium from acrylic and oil to water color, charcoal and pastels. This year the show is on April 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. They have web site www.calgarysketchclub.com.
Four. As someone who worked as a prison hospital officer, Mercy Bahal, 79, likes to encourage other people as she exercises at the YMCA. Helping inmates in the prison system made Bahal become “more humble because I saw people in trouble with the law and I had a special love and concern for them”, she says.
Five. CDPC (Canadian Decompression & Pain Centers) will be hosting a charity event in August 2010. Tel. 403-452-9977. All information from Calgary Herald, Thursday, April 15, 2010.