Earth Day Community Litter Pick-Up

Please join us on Sunday, April 22, 9:00 a.m. to noon, for our annual Earth Day Litter Pick-Up.  Meet at the DRCA Rec Facility to join in on the action and get our community looking its best!

Volunteers will be assigned an area to pick up litter in public greenspaces within Discovery Ridge. No age limit….families welcome! If you garden gloves please bring them.  Bags will be supplied.

EMAIL: environment@discoveryridge.com to let us know you’re coming!

 

Southwest Ring Road Information Sessions

Alberta Transportation, Mountain View Partners, and KGL Constructors will be hosting public information sessions on February 26 and 27 to provide an update on the 2018 construction season for the Southwest Calgary Ring Road (SWCRR). Display materials will feature information on the road alignment, highlight key construction activities, outline areas that may qualify for noise mitigation, and identify upcoming traffic impacts.

The City of Calgary will also be in attendance to provide details on its projects connecting to the SWCRR. This includes:

  • Widening of Glenmore Trail, including improvements at Crowchild Trail and the 54 Avenue pedestrian bridge
  • Extension of 90 Avenue
  • Extension of Southland Drive
  • Widening of Anderson Road

The sessions are drop-in events on February 26th and 27th, between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

Latest Ring Road News

Based on the latest news unfolding about the SW Ring Road the DRCA Board would like to keep its residents up-to-date and inform the community on recent and ongoing developments.  Below are the recent newsfeed links in chronological order:

December 15, 2017

http://www.metronews.ca/news/calgary/2017/12/15/no-word-on-release-of-environmental-appeals-decision-for-swrr.html

January 29, 2018

http://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/environment-minister-orders-ring-road-wetlands-saved-admits-project-overdesigned

January 31, 2018

http://calgaryherald.com/news/politics/mason-slams-southwest-ring-road-design-says-his-government-hamstrung-in-fulfilling-it

Upcoming Holiday Events!

Join us for Santa in Discovery Ridge & Carols in the Ridge on Sunday, December 17th

Santa in Discovery Ridge will take place from 3-5 p.m. at Heart + Mind Yoga

This free, all-ages event will have you feeling festive in no time.  Chat with your neighbours while you nibble a cookie, sip a festive beverage, make a craft, listen to some holiday tunes and get your photo taken with the big man himself.

We will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for the Calgary Firefighter’s Association and donations for the Calgary Foodbank. THIS EVENT IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE DRCA, HOSTED BY HEART + MIND YOGA.

Carols in the Ridge will follow from 6-7 p.m.

Bring your family, meet your neighbours & invite your friends.  Grab a cup of hot cocoa and join in the merrymaking round a cracking fire at our new recreation facility.

Family Friendly Holiday Special at JAVINO.  Dine in or Grab & Go for $6 or $10.