St Lucia Calgary Cultural Association

Calendar of Events

SLCCA Bowling, October 6th, 2018


Location: Let’s Bowl, 2916 – 5 Ave NE

Time: 7:00pm 

RSVP to Julie Philbert (403-361-9721) at driver74@telus.net

Pizza & Beer included

  $20 for non-members/Youth under 18 years $5

Caribbean Heritage Sports Day

September 8th, 2018

Time: 8 am - 4 pm

Location: Rotary Challenger Park - 3688 48 Ave NE

ISLAND vs ISLAND  Olympic style friendly sports competition! Come join us for an amazing day of fun! Events made for all ages include: basketball, cricket, dominoes, netball, soccer, track and field and volleyball.

Youth Summit

September 15, 2018

Time: 2 pm - 7pm (Dinner provided)

Location: Evergreen Spaces, #2, 1709 - 8 Ave NE, Calgary, AB 

The Youth Summit is designed to educate and empower Calgary's high school and undergraduate students, age 15 - 21 years, FREE! 2pm - 7pm (Food provided)

Saturday Night at the Movies

Bring the family, grab some friends and come out and enjoy the movies!

Location: TBD

Movie: TBD


Annual Christmas Party

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Time: 2 pm - 6pm

Location: Rosedale Community Hall - 901 11 Ave NW

Annual Family Christmas Potluck Party 2 pm - 6

 pm. Members are invited to bring a dish to share // Guest costs = $10

Black History Month 2019

February 23, 2019

Evergreen Spaces,

More information to come! 

Government of Saint Lucia Holiday Sale


The Government of Saint Lucia has once again approved concessions on the importation of barrels at Christmas. 

Concessions are from the period Nov. 15, 2018 to Jan. 31, 2019. 

The concessions on barrels are in accordance with the following terms and conditions: 

· A 100 percent waiver of import duty on personal items, food, clothing, toys and other household consumables contained in barrels. 

· Electronics are explicitly excluded. 

· The number of barrels qualifying for concessions is two per household. 

· The upper limit on the value per barrel is EC $2,500 per barrel on the items qualifying for concessions. 

· Qualifying items must be for personal use and not commercial use. 

· The usual penalties and fines apply if the goods are used for commercial purposes. 

· The House of Parliament, on Oct. 30, approved to allow for the exemption of Value Added Tax (VAT) on all qualifying items (food, clothing, toys, household consumables, personal items) imported within barrels during this period.

Admission to the Order of St. John

St. Lucia Calgary Member given highest honour!


Teresa Barton has spent her life teaching First Aid to others.    

She became a certified instructor with St. John Ambulance in   

2005 and has taught hundreds of people valuable lifesaving    

skills and how to prepare for emergencies. Teresa also   

volunteers her time teaching First Aid through her  

church and community. Teresa was awarded a Priory Vote of   

Thanks in 2012 for her voluntary service. Teresa’s  

dedication to St. John and teaching First Aid is   



Congratulations to St. Lucia Calgary member Teresa (formerly Jean Baptiste from Micoud) Barton


Saint Lucia Calgary Cultural Association and Superior Medical Donate Defibrillators to Saint Lucia

Two district hospitals in Saint Lucia received medical equipment from Canadian donors vital to improving health services in Saint Lucia.On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018, the Ministry of Health and Wellness received two defibrillators in a hand over ceremony hosted at the Dennery Hospital.Saint Lucia Calgary Cultural Association (President, Margaret Daniel) donated one of the defibrillators to the Dennery Hospital and Superior Medical Supplies (President and CEO, Ron Kilius) donated the second defibrillator to the Soufriere Hospital. The two machines are regarded as ‘life saving’ equipment by local health officials.

Dance in the City

The St. Lucia Calgary Cultural Association donates to community partners to increase recreation and cultural interests that support healthy lifestyles for all youth.      

Diversity Performing Arts Club, Carifest 2018


Saint Lucia Calgary Cultural Association Donate Walkers to Saint Lucia

The Faces of Cancer group and two district hospitals in Saint Lucia received medical equipment from the SLCCA vital to improving health services in Saint Lucia.

Events 2019 - SAVE THE DATE!

Celebrating 40 Years of Independence!

Purchase your Early Bird Tickets for $45 before December 10th, 2018!

2019 marks the 40th Anniversary of Independence of St. Lucia. Since the beginning of our Association in 1987, we have been working hard to change lives in St. Lucia through donations and relief funding. And now, it's time to celebrate! All of you have played a crucial role in the enduring history of the SLCCA and we encourage you to participate in the story of the most beautiful island in the world and celebrations this coming year.