September in Fish Creek

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Planned Giving – Leaving a Legacy for Future Generations and Healthy Families
Wednesday, September 26, 2018  |  7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fish Creek Environmental Learning Centre, Shannon Terrace
(13931 Woodpath Rd SW)
Presented by Henry Villanueva, Wills and Estates Lawyer

Do you have a legal will? Most people think about writing a will or changing their will following a life-changing experience, like a marriage or divorce, having a child, or a family member’s passing. A will is an important part of an estate plan—a plan for the future that should reflect and protect what is most important to you and your family. Estate planning is having a say in what happens to your assets, and it protects your wealth for the enjoyment of your loved ones. Through proper estate planning you can help reduce the tax your family will pay and determine who will have custody of your underage children in the event of an unexpected death. Having a planned gift is also a great way to help support causes that are important to you, and regardless of the size of your gift, your contribution will make a lasting and vital impact. Join Henry Villanueva, Wills and Estates Lawyer, to learn about wills, estate plans, trustees, beneficiaries, charitable planned giving and leaving a lasting legacy that improves the quality of life for future generations. https://friendsoffishcreek.org/event/giving

Explore Fish Creek
Friends of Fish Creek walking and minibus tours of Fish Creek Provincial Park provide amazing opportunities to learn about the unique history and natural features of this cherished natural urban park. Join a tour with family members, friends, co-workers or on your own to see the park in a new light and enjoy a truly memorable experience! Photography in the Park Minibus Tour led by Film and Digital Photography Enthusiast Bob Bakker. September 11, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

The Friends of Fish Creek presents
A Taste of Autumn – Wine & Beer Tasting and Silent Auction Fundraiser
Friday, September 28, 2018 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club, 12501 14 Street SW

Show your support for Fish Creek Provincial Park at A Taste of Autumn! Enjoy a presentation from Keynote Speaker Harry Sanders, Calgary based Historian, Historical Consultant, Freelance Writer, Public Speaker, and former Calgary Historian Laureate. Sample beer and wine from local producers Six Corners, Field Stone, Village Brewery, Spirit Hills, Zero Issue and Wild Rose, and bid on amazing silent auction items provided by local community organizations. Tickets are only $75, and you will receive a tax receipt for $35. Get your WestJet Gift of Flight Raffle tickets to win one round trip ticket for 2 to anywhere WestJet Flies! Draw at A Taste of Autumn. www.friendsoffishcreek.org/event/autumn18

25th Anniversary Bricks are Selling Fast!
Phase 2 bricks have been installed and Phase 3 bricks are selling fast. An anniversary brick would make an amazing gift for anyone you know who enjoys visiting Fish Creek or as a memorial to a loved one. All funds raised through this program will help us to realize our vision of a sustainable Fish Creek Provincial Park that improves the lives of current and future generations. For more information contact the Friends or visit www.friendsoffishcreek.org/brick

Autumn Birding Course
14 Week Autumn Birding Course runs September 3 – December 9. Autumn is one of the best times of year for birding. Between September and December, you can see, hear and learn about more than 150 bird species. As the leaves drop off the trees in the cooler months, many of the smaller migratory birds will be much easier to see. Outings are conducted by Gus Yaki, a lifelong naturalist who has birded around the world – and other experienced instructors. Registration Required and fees apply. For more information or to register visit www.friendsoffishcreek.org/programs/birding-course