The Acadia Community Garden & Art Society’s Annual General Meeting 2017

Please join us for the upcoming annual general meeting so we can get to know you this 2017!

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Date: Monday, April 10, 2017
Place: Calgary Co-op Macleod Trail, Community Room (upstairs) 8818 Macleod Trail SE

Everyone is welcome – friends of the garden, past, current or interested gardeners, volunteers or anyone who is curious about us.

Hope to see you there!

Acadia Garden and Art Society, Board of Directors

Call for Board: Fundraising Coordinator

The Acadia Garden and Art Society is currently looking for a fundraising coordinator to add to our board of directors. This position would require the individual to be the main contact for all the vital fundraising efforts that make our progress possible.  Continue reading “Call for Board: Fundraising Coordinator”

Call For Board: Volunteer Coordinator

Are you interested in becoming involved with an arts orientated, community grassroots organization? Are you good with people, love to connect like minded individuals, and have a passion for gardening?  Continue reading “Call For Board: Volunteer Coordinator”

Call For Board: Treasurer

Treasurer position: Do you love numbers? Would you have a bit of spare time to share with the garden board?

The Acadia Community Garden and Art Society has an opening on the board for the position of Treasurer.

It’s accounting on an excel spreadsheet with 20-30 transactions for the full year. It’ s writing cheques for garden expenses, depositing donations/payments at our bank in Acadia, reconciling the bank statement, make a short report of the months expenses/income at the casual monthly board meeting, and preparation of the annual treasurer’s report including income statement and balance sheet.

There is lots of help if you have questions / concerns and an audit team to help with the annual report. Please contact if you are interested in learning more about this vital role and would like to join our dynamic and passionate board.

Upcoming Event: Community Sign Raising: May 7th

May 7th is the community sign raising – all are welcome to watch or help set up the community bulletin board and garden sign.

The event is from 9 am until 12 noon. Donations of refundable pop bottles/can are being accepted at this time also to help us “grow the garden” and pay our annual insurance.

May 7th 1:00 – 3:00 pm (after the sign raising event) is the gardeners/volunteers afternoon picnic and orientation – its a chance to get to know each other and play some old fashioned games in the garden. Bring your picnic and lawn chairs/blankets and any outdoor games you might like to play.

April is “Save your Pop Bottles/Cans for the Garden” Month!

 Please consider helping the garden raise money for insurance, the pollinator garden development and raised beds by saving your refundable bottles/cans for the garden.

Please ask your friends and neighbours to help out too! You can drop off the bottles/cans at the May 7th Sign Raising event from 9 am – 12 noon or contact for other arrangements. If you like you can bring your refundable into the bottle depot and drop off a money donation to the garden on May 7th.

Your help & support are greatly appreciated!