New Brighton Events and Programs in November

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LOOKING FOR SOME FUN ACTIVITIES THIS FALL?

The NBRA offers amazing programs, activities and workshops starting the week of November 5th!!

Whether you are looking for a new fitness routine, a fun activity to keep the kids engaged and developing new skills or you something fun to do as a family the NBRA has a program for you! Join our Friendly Certified Instructors, as they lead Amazing programs with Small Class Sizes in a Close to Home setting to spice up your fall activities!

 

Session 2 starts this month and registration is now open! All classes run Monday to Thursday in the Clubhouse and are a Wonderful Experience from start to finish.

For a complete list of this seasons Programs, Activities & Workshops please visit www.newbrighton-connect.com

 

Check out this month`s Featured Programs!

Tunes for Twos (2-3yrs) – Thursday @ 10:15-11am

An enriching music program specifically designed for 2-3-year-olds. This is a sessional program which allows children to explore musical rhythm, melody, play and movement to music, with their peers and parents involvement.

 

Game Design (7-14yrs) – Mondays @ 6-7:30pm

Get a solid foundation in basic programming, learning how to use conditional loops, and variables to make projects that are interactive and fun! Add sounds, text, buttons, and animations to tell YOUR story YOUR way, all while starting YOUR journey into the wonderful world of coding. The FUN doesn’t stop here, keep your skills sharp with our take-home program.

 

Kickboxing (16+) – Thursdays @ 7:30-8:30pm

This co-ed class is an electric 60-minute fusion class, comprised of martial arts and boxing movements. This combo kicks your cardio fitness to the next level, while defining and shaping both your physique and your self-confidence. All fitness levels and are welcome! No experience is necessary. Pads and gloves are provided.

 

Family Yoga – Thursdays @ 6:15-7:15pm

Come to breathe, stretch and spend healthy, quality time together. Children, parents and even grandparents get to enjoy practicing yoga together to strengthen their bond and support each other. Focus will be on cultivating relaxation and fun through breathing techniques, visualization and yoga postures.

It’s so easy to register, simply call 403-781-6613 ext. 2, click on our website (listed above) or visit one of our friendly staff members at 2 New Brighton Drive. Programs which do not meet the minimum numbers of registrants will be canceled, so what are you waiting for?

You asked, we listened!! Starting in the fall many children’s and adult programs will be running at the Same Time so parents can take advantage of our fantastic adult program while their kids participate in an exciting class of their own!

 

Give the Gift of Activity and/or Fitness this Holiday

The Winter Program Guide is now online!

Registration begins November 15th! Set those New Year’s resolutions early and try a new program, achieve those fitness goals, enroll your child in a new activity or finally love how you feel with our wide variety of programs available.

 

Gift Certificates

Looking for the perfect gift this holiday season and get a friend involved!

The NBRA has gift certificates available in the main office in all denominations!

 

Try before you buy!

The New Brighton Residents Association is excited to offer drop in passes for Clubhouse programs! This is the perfect way to try a different class, squeeze in a quick workout, bring your friend, or have your child experience a new program.

 

Children’s drop-in passes are available for individual classes (pending they fall within the age criteria of the program) at a cost of:

Residents: $12.50/class; Brookfield Residents: $13.50/class; and Non-Residents: $14.50/class

 

NEW Adult drop in passes are available for either individual classes or for a month of unlimited use at a cost of:

Residents: $13/class; Brookfield Residents: $14/class; and Non-Residents: $15/class

Residents: $99/month; Brookfield Residents: $109/month; and Non-Residents: $119/month

 

Love the class? Individual drop-in passes can be applied to the cost of the class should the participant wish to continue in the program!

Drop in classes are available for those programs which meet the minimum number of registered participants and are available for purchase “in person” only at the Customer Service desk in the main office. For full details and to find the perfect class for you please visit www.newbrighton-connect.com, call 403-781-6613 ext 2, or visit us in the main office of the Clubhouse (2 New Brighton Drive SE)

 

Fall Fun in the NBRA park

It’s Fall again! This means change in the weather, falling of leaves and getting back into your routine, including fun with the New Brighton Park enjoying these last few days of summer!

Gather up your family and friends to enjoy the tennis courts, volleyball court, basketball hoops, ball hockey rink, playground and sandbox!

 

Each household can bring up to 5 guests per visit! If you are bringing guests, please be sure to sign your guests in with the main office upon arrival. If you wish to bring more than 5 guests, that is not a problem; however, you will be required to complete a “Park Guest List.” The “Park Guest List” can be found on our website: www.newbrighton-connect.com or you can pick one up from the office. The NBRA requires all completed forms to be received in the office at least 1 week before your event date for the General Manager approval. Once approved, a “Park Guest List” permits residents to bring between 6-20 people into the park. Each home is permitted to submit up to 3 “Park Guest Lists” per year, so celebrate the change in seasons with us and get the most out of spring!

 

New Brighton Swag

Stop in the main office to check out all of the amazing available products! Coffee Mugs – $10, Yoga Mats – $20, Lanyards – $5, Drink Koozies – $2 and of course the yummy canteen treats are all $1.

 

UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS

NBRA 2018/2019 events are posted on the NBRA website (www.newbrighton-connect.com) and Facebook page (www.Facebook.com/NewBrightonClub), so be sure to RSVP for all NBRA events today!

 

Happy Halloween!!

Double, double, toil and trouble!

What a fun month of tricks and chuckles!

Thank you to all our youth who got into the spooky spirit during the Monster Mash Dance held on October 13th, 2018 from 7-10pm. The night was filled with laughter, music, treats and of course a good scare or two!!

What an amazing community! Thank you to everyone who took the time to decorate their homes! You all helped make the spookiest night of the year even more haunting with our Frighton Up Your Home Contest! All those who entered the contest have been posted on the Clubhouse’s facebook page (newbrightonclub) and congratulation to our winners! We appreciate all the hard work everyone did!!

Thank you to all our creative pumpkin entries for our Pumpkin Patch Carving Contest! It was fantastic to see so many carvings from such a variety of ages. Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote and congratulations to our winners! You all did such an amazing job!

Happy Halloween! Thank you to all the Halloween decked out boys and girls who joined us at the clubhouse for a candy fix! We enjoyed seeing all your costumes and family photos!!

A special thank you is also extended to Naiad Irrigation Systems, First Calgary Financial, Tutor Doctor, Scotiabank, ATB Financial and Kim & Doug Hayden our amazing sponsors for these events. The month would not have been so memorable without all your support and dedication!

 

Christmas Market

Saturday, November 17th @ 10am-4pm

Get into the spirit of the holiday season with the NBRA’s Annual Christmas Market and make it a holiday to remember! Local artisans, home based businesses, youth entrepreneurs and crafters will be on site on Saturday, November 17th, from 10am to 3pm. Browse a wide variety of unique items to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list and some treats for yourself too!

Entry for all shoppers is a non-perishable food item to donate to the Calgary Food Bank for those in need.

Make a day of it! Santa may live at the North Pole, but he shops in Calgary’s Deep South. Passports for the Deep South Christmas Markets will be available in each participating location and give shoppers the chance to win a gift basket valued at over $2000.

 

Are you a home-based businesses and artisans looking to get your name out there?

Vendors may register a booth for the Christmas Market by contacting the Recreation Leader at 403-781-6613 ext 3 or [email protected]. The cost per table is $55 or $70 should you require 2; youth vendors (under 17) cost per table is $10; linens can also be provided at an additional cost of $10. Our tables will be sold on a first come, first serve basis (with only 1 representative per company).

 

Christmas in the Clubhouse

Saturday, December 8th @ 9:30-11:30am or 12-2pm

The weather outside is frightful, but Santa’s cheer is so delightful! Since the Clubhouse is the best place to go, let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.

On Saturday December 8th from 9:30am-11:30am and 12pm-2pm Santa will be making a special appearance at the New Brighton Clubhouse! Little residents and their families are invited to visit Santa, have your picture taken, share Christmas wishes, receive a small pre-Christmas present and enjoy holiday inspired games and activities!

 

Calling All Volunteers

The NBRA is always looking for great volunteers! If you would like to get involved in one of the NBRA’s spectacular events, please contact [email protected], call 403-781-6613 ext. 3 or visit our website www.newbrighton-connect.com for more details!

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Want to get involved in the community by having your company logo and presence in the foreground of everyone’s mind while they attend NBRA events? There are a variety of sponsorship opportunities available! If you are interested in becoming a valued sponsor, please contact the Recreation Leader by emailing [email protected] or calling 403-781-6613 extension 3.

 

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

 Theater in the Clubhouse

Sunday, November 4th @ 3-4pm; $5/family Flib·ber·ti·gib·bet’s Story Exhibit

An extravaganza of songs, stories, and games with a light and shadow finale makes this exhibit perfect for little people aged 3 – 7 and their caregivers. This interactive delight is sure to skyrocket little people’s imaginations, rhythm boxes, wonder wheels, giggle nooks, and funny bones. Presented by Quest Theatre.

 

Letters to Santa

November 15th to December 18th: FREE

The NBRA is proud to announce we will be collecting letters to Santa this year! Ensuring every little New Brighton Resident’s letter makes it safely to the North Pole and back. Drop your letters off at the Clubhouse and let Santa know if you have been naughty or nice this year. We guarantee Santa’s response will make it back. Please note the North Pole Express mail service cuts off on December 18th, 2017 so be sure to drop off your letters before!

 

Puppet Pop-Up Studio (all ages)

November 24th @ 1-3pm; Res: $25 / Non-Res: $40

Puppet Pop-Up Studio will be popping up at the Clubhouse!

Make puppets, do some dramatic sharing and create a fun indie video. The workshop actively engages all family members, youngsters and elders, in creating art and drama together and accommodates all skills and ages.

 

12 Days of Christmas

December 10th to December 21st @ various times

Kick off the holidays with these amazing offers! Attend them individually or all 12 days for $90!!!

***Doesn’t include all canvas creations and something to wine about.***

 

On the 1st day of Christmas the NBRA gave to me:

Christmas Caroling (all ages): December 10th @ 6-8:30pm: FREE

Love singing carols? Join us as we sing our way around the community!

 

On the 2nd day of Christmas the NBRA gave to me:

Christmas Card Making for Kids (5-12): December 11th @ 6-8:30pm: $15

Kids will enjoy creating, designing & completing a variety of festive cards for their family & friends.

 

On the 3rd day of Christmas the NBRA gave to me:

Bake Exchange: December 12th @ 6-8:30pm: FREE

Bring your baking to the Clubhouse to exchange for some great goodies! Registration is required by emailing [email protected] to ensure there is enough for all participants! What a great way to enjoy a variety of Christmas treats!

 

On the 4th day of Christmas the NBRA gave to me:

Gingerbread House Making: December 13th @ 6-8:30pm: $15

This Gingerbread House Making Workshop is sure to kick start your holiday season with fun, while festively decorating your table!

 

On the 5th day of Christmas the NBRA gave to me:

Canvas Creations (18+): December 14th @ 7-9:30pm: Res: $30 / Non-Res: $45

Come for a relaxing evening of creativity! Great way to make a homemade gift for someone special.

 

On the 6th day of Christmas the NBRA gave to me:

Jr. Canvas Creations (6+): December 15th @ 10am-12:30pm: Res: $25 / Non-Res: $40

Kids are invited for a morning of creativity! Create a masterpiece from start to finish & take it home to show off or give as a gift.

 

Teen Canvas Creations (12-17): December 15th @ 2-4:30pm: Res: $25 / Non-Res: $40

Get creative this holiday season & paint a festive canvas with friends. Make it for yourself or make it as a gift!

 

Something to Wine About (18+): December 15th @ 7-9pm: Res: $20 / Non-Res: $35

The experts from Highlander Wine & Spirits will be onsite pouring a variety of different wines ideal to serve throughout the festive season.

 

Babysitting: December 15th @ 5-9:30pm: $2/child

Want a night out without the kids before the craziness of the season really kicks in? Let us look after your little ones while you enjoy some quality time or get a bit of shopping done! RSVP is required by emailing [email protected]

 

On the 7th day of Christmas the NBRA gave to me:

Festive Floral Arrangement Workshop (16+): December 16th @ 2:30-4:30pm: $50

Enjoy the festive atmosphere of a lovely afternoon out with this hands-on workshop creating a fresh centrepiece arrangement to take home.

 

On the 8th day of Christmas the NBRA gave to me:

Kid’s Crafts (1-5yrs): December 17th @ 2-3:30pm: $15

Get crafty with your child & make a gift for that special person. All supplies, instruction & even the wrapping will be provided, so there will be a surprise under the tree!

 

On the 9th day of Christmas the NBRA gave to me:

Brighton Up Your Home Contest: December 18th @ 6pm: FREE

Residents are invited to “Brighton” up their homes this holiday season!

 

On the 10th day of Christmas the NBRA gave to me:

Gift Wrapping: December 19th @ 6-8:30pm: $2/gift

Finally bought all of the gifts, but now need the time to wrap them? Don’t stress…leave your gifts with the friendly NBRA staff to wrap them for you.

 

On the 11th day of Christmas the NBRA gave to me:

Seniors Crafting Morning: December 20th @ 10:30am-12pm: $10

Get crafty & make a gift for that special person. All supplies, instruction & even the wrapping will be provided.

 

On the 12th day of Christmas the NBRA gave to me:

Movie in the Clubhouse: December 21st @ 6:30-9pm: $5/family

An exciting evening of family holiday fun! Indulge in gingerbread men, popcorn and pop while watching the always fun Holiday favourite: ELF!!

 

CLUBHOUSE VALUE ADDED ACTIVITIES

 Storytime

Every 2nd Monday from 10:30-11am: November 5th & 19th

Spend the morning with the Calgary Public Library listening to stories and singing songs that the whole family can enjoy! Great for ages 0-5 years!! The book truck will also be on site during these mornings from 10am – 12pm for borrowing new and exciting books!

 

Mommy & Me Meet Up

Every Wednesday from 9:30-11am, $2 drop in or $55 for the year

Bring your little ones and join a fun morning of socialization and unstructured free play all while parents enjoy coffee, snacks and Great Company! The “Deep South Collation” programs will be on site for the 4th Wednesday of each month, giving focus to sensory movement and development of all attendees!

 

New Brighton’s Seniors Club

Every Thursday from 10:30am- 12:00pm

The NBRA is excited to host the New Brighton Seniors Club, offering a variety of different activities including cards, crafts, games, great conversation and so much more. Spend your time enjoying new activities, meeting new friends, and exploring everything that the NBRA has to offer.

 

Under 18 Club (12-16yrs)

November 2nd, 7-9pm Hero Night ($2 drop in, includes snacks)

Calling all superheroes… you’re needed at the Clubhouse for an action-packed night of fun. Create your costumes and team up to help save the day! Doors open at 7pm! Snacks and drinks are available with your $2 drop in entry free!

December 7th, 7-9pm Christmas Party! ($2 drop in, includes snacks)

Let’s celebrate the season together! The New Brighton Clubhouse will be hosting our Annual Holiday Party for New Brighton tweens and teens! Join in for a night of ugly Christmas sweaters, music, snacks, games and of course lots of laughs. Doors open at 7pm!

 

Canvas Creations (18+)

Friday November 9th @ 7pm-9:30pm Res: $30 Brookfield $35 Non-Res: $40

Come for a relaxing evening of creativity! Learn the technique behind different painting styles and get in touch with your inner artist while visiting with friends! Create your masterpiece from start to finish and take it home to show off your new skills. Drinks will be available for the duration of the workshop, with the 1st drink included with the program cost, additional drinks will be sold at a cost of $5 each.

 

Something to Wine About (18+) Ports/Sherry/Brandy!

Friday, November 16th @ 7-9pm – Res: $20, Brookfield Res: $25 and Non-Res: $30

The experts from Seton Highlander Wine & Spirits will be on site to educate participants on Ports, Sherry’s and Brandy’s! Experience 6 different tastings, while enjoying some palate cleansing snacks. Participants will discover the history of each. Fee includes 6 samples. Should you find a new favourite, orders can be made during the workshop to be picked up at Highlander at a later time.

 

Movie in the Clubhouse

Friday November 23rd, 7pm -9pm The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

$5 per family (2 adults & 3 kids)

It’s an exciting evening of family fun! The New Brighton Clubhouse offers a cozy space for the kids to get comfortable with plenty of seating for parents to sit back and relax.

 

RENTAL PARTY PACKAGES

The NBRA is happy to announce our new rental packages! There are a variety of rental packages to fit all ages, party sizes and budget! For full details about the packages please visit the Clubhouse or call the Customer Service Leader at 403-781-6613 ext: 5

 

Essential Birthday Package – Res: $100 / Non-Res: $120

Celebrate your next two-hour Birthday party in the comfort of the NBRA’s mid-sized Studio Room (capacity of 35). The Essential Birthday Package provides you with set-up and teardown of your party, as well as party decorations and supplies (banner, cups, tablecloths, balloons, napkins, plates and cutlery). Make your next birthday party special, the NBRA will do the decorating!!

 

Platinum Birthday Package – Res: $150 / Non-Res: $170

Let the NBRA take the stress out of planning your next Birthday Party with this all-inclusive package! The Platinum Package provides a party host to facilitate one game and one craft for your guests. The NBRA takes the worry out of the planning, designing the room with the included party supplies (banner, cups, tablecloths, balloons, napkins, plates and cutlery). This package provides the renter two hours in the mid-sized Studio Room (capacity of 35) with complementary set up and teardown of your party. All you have to do is bring your own cake, drinks and snacks and we take care of the rest!

 

Paint Party Package – Res: $200 / Non-Res: $230

Need a new idea for your creative family and/or friends? The Paint Party Package is available for all ages and is perfect for any celebration. The NBRA provides a skilled instructor, pre-set painting and the supplies (paint, easels, paintbrushes, aprons, water cups and napkins) to make your next party an effortless success. This package allows 10 people to paint, however, if you wish to include more participants it is a $10 additional charge per person. This package can accommodate up to 20 people total with all the set-up and teardown done for you.

Put a creative spin on your next celebration!

 

Wedding Package – Res: $900 / Non-Res: $1100

Make the greatest day of your life as simple as possible with the NBRA’s help! The Wedding Package provides you with a full day rental in our spacious Banquet Hall (capacity of 110) and the Board Room for an intimate setting for the bridal party to get ready. Celebrate until late and dance the night away without worry, the NBRA takes care of the security, music license and after-hours clean-up for your special night. Capture your memories with the one hour outside photo opportunity, receive a small gift for the bride & groom and enjoy a wonderful night with friends and family. Say I do to the NBRA’s Wedding Package!

 

AROUND THE CLUBHOUSE AND COMMUNITY

 Looking for new ways to promote your business?

The New Brighton Residents Association has an amazing advertising opportunity for you! The skate change room in the Clubhouse features a television where small businesses can feature their products and services with the ability to reach 700 people (on average) each week.

For more information and to get your business recognised throughout the New Brighton community, please contact our Customer Service Leader at 403-781-6613 ext. 5 or via email at [email protected].

 

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