January

Jan 23 @ 7 PM $10

Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor
1221 2nd Street SW
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Looking for the chance to chat about what you’ve read (or haven’t read yet) with an equally engaged group of book lovers? Sign up for Calgary’s most entertaining and friendly book club, hosted by Anne Logan. READ MORE

February

Feb 12 @ 7 PM $10

Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor
1221 2nd Street SW
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Finally, a “book” club for people who don’t only read books – and are obsessed with episodic television. We know you’re dying to talk about your favourite on-demand series, so we’ve created a monthly opportunity to geek out with your fellow small-screen aficionados. First up is Stranger Things, a sci-fi horror series released on Netflix. Hosted by Shelley Youngblut, Wordfest's CEO & Creative Ringleader. Cash bar available. READ MORE
Feb 20 @ 7 PM $10

Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor
1221 2nd Street SW
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Looking for the chance to chat about what you’ve read (or haven’t read yet) with an equally engaged group of book lovers? Sign up for Calgary’s most entertaining and friendly book club, hosted by Anne Logan. READ MORE

March

Mar 12 @ 7 PM $10

Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor
1221 2nd Street SW
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Finally, a “book” club for people who don’t only read books – and are obsessed with episodic television. We know you’re dying to talk about your favourite on-demand series, so we’ve created a monthly opportunity to geek out with your fellow small-screen aficionados. Next up is The Handmaid’s Tale (a month ahead of the release of the third season). Hosted by Shelley Youngblut, Wordfest's CEO & Creative Ringleader. Cash bar available. READ MORE

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Photos of Past Events

Wordfest featured over 150 events in last year and is dreaming big for 2018. Visit our Flickr page for photos of past events.

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Recaps of Past Events

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Youth & School Programming

Over 10,000 young readers this year will experience the magic of interacting with live authors in schools and in theatres.

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A huge thank you to all of our supporters! Wordfest relies on government funding, sponsorships from corporations and foundations, volunteer support and charitable donations from individuals like you to ensure that we are able to continue our 23-year history of sparking live experiences for readers and writers. We invite you to consider donating to Wordfest this season as we plan for another year of igniting ideas and building community – one inspiring story at a time.

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