Deer Ridge Message from the Board – October


2018-2019 New Memberships and Membership Renewal

Everyone will have received a membership application by mid-September. Become a member! Participate as volunteer or/in activities at the community. We use the membership money to invest in the parks, the skating rink, activities like movie in the park and so many other things!


You may also apply for new memberships or renew using the form included in this newsletter or apply online at


Your membership not only supports your community association but also gives you a discount at the following local businesses when you present your membership card:


  • Around The Bend – 10% off purchase.
  • Cornerstone Music Café – 10% off purchase.
  • Darrin The Cleaner – 10% off purchase.
  • Deer Point Alterations & Repairs – 10% off alterations and repairs $100.00 and over.


Your support is greatly appreciated!



Calgary Public Library

Did you know?

Calgary Public Library cards are free for everyone. The Book Truck is here for you in Deer Ridge every two weeks!


Dates: Saturday, October 6th, 2018 and Saturday, October 20th, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Location: 342 Deerpoint Gardens SE.

You may also visit online at to check Book Truck schedule for additional dates and locations.


Community Gardens

The gardens were a great success this year! The bountiful harvest continues until the end of the month. If you are interested in planting a bed for yourself next year but still not sure, please visit the gardens located next to the ice rinks alongside Deermont Way SE.




Share your favourite Halloween photos with us on Facebook Deer Ridge Community Association and Twitter @DeerRidgeCA. We look forward to seeing them all. Have a safe and Happy Halloween!



Deer Ridge Community Association Monthly Meeting

All Deer Ridge residents are welcome to attend! Come on out and meet your new board members. Volunteer to be a board member. Join in the conversation and share your suggestions, concerns, and comments regarding your community.


The next board meeting is:

Date & Time: October 16th, 2018 at 7 PM

Location: The Trico Centre for Family Wellness – Meeting Room #9



Paint Nite

Calling all Artist (and everyone else who likes to have a night out at a reasonable price and for a good cause!) – PaintNite is coming to Deer Ridge’s Big T’s BBQ on Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 7:00 pm. Tickets cost $45.00 per person with $15.00 of each ticket sold going to the community association.


Visit for registration details. You must register 2 weeks in advance of the date.


Come join us for a fun party!!



  1. Come as a single or make it a date night or have a family night for you and your teen.
  2. Sit down and relax, all paint supplies are provided.
  3. Start painting.
  4. Discover your inner Picasso.
  5. Take your painting home.
  6. Brag about your painting to your friends & family.
  7. Repeat.


We hope to see there!


Kids Help Phone

24 hour 1-800-668-6868,

  • Anonymous and confidential
  • Toll-Free professional, bilingual counselling and

referral services for youth up to 20.

  • Online and phone counselling available.


Report Graffiti

To report graffiti, please call 311. If you see graffiti in progress, please call 911.

Graffiti Free Calgary has a website with information for youth, adults and community groups regarding graffiti vandalism; including what to do if you have graffiti vandalism in your community, and what to do if you think your youth might be involved.