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September 2018

Beakerhead workshop: Build Your Own Cell Phone Charger

September 23, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beakerhead Calgary, AB, Canada + Google Map

Almost every form of energy we use originates as energy from the sun. In this DIY workshop, Light Up the World, will show you how to build and take home a cell phone charger. Can you think of a better way to energize your Sunday afternoon? For more information visit: https://beakerhead.com/events/detail?slug=byo-cell-phone-charger

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November 2018

Dinner in the Dark

November 22, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
TELUS Spark, 220 St. George's Drive NE
Calgary, AB T2E 5T2 Canada
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Join us on Thursday, November 22, 2018 at TELUS Spark in Calgary to celebrate the fourth annual Dinner in the Dark Gala in support of Light Up The World. This year’s event will feature an inspiring keynote speaker, Todd Hirsch, Chief Economist of ATB Financial, live and silent auctions, a menu catered by Charbar, and an opportunity to learn more about LUTW and the amazing impact that renewables and energy access has on families living in poverty. With limited seating,…

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March 2019

Calgary Flames Fundraiser game

March 27, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am

Are you a Calgary Flames fan? This is your opportunity to enjoy a Light Up The World fundraiser game on March, 27, 2019 at 7:30 PM - with special prices for LUTW's supporters starting at $39 (all fees and taxes included). For each ticket sold, the Calgary Flames will donate $10 to our cause!!! Light is just the beginning and today...it starts with hockey :) Don't miss out and purchase your ticket here: https://bit.ly/2RWO7df

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April 2019

Solar Trade Show

April 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
NAIT CAT Building 10524 117a Ave NW Edmonton AB T5G 3H6 Alberta Canada + Google Map
This is a free event no registration is required.

If you are interested in solar energy, energy efficiency, electric vehicles, and how to lead a net-zero electricity lifestyle join us at the Solar Trade Show on April 6th, 2019 in Edmonton (AB). LUTW will be at the Solar Trade Show with an informative booth from 10:00am to 6:00pm. Our Executive Director will also be giving a presentation "Lighting Up the World with Renewable Energy" at the main stage at 3:30pm.  This is a free event and no registration is required, so…

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June 2019

LUTW at 4th Street Lilac Festival

June 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am

Come find out about the amazing work LUTW does and how you can get involved. Members of our LUTW Calgary office will be there all day selling solar lanterns and sharing information on our upcoming volunteer trips!

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Annual Meeting and Reception

June 13, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lougheed House, 707 13th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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Join us as for our annual report to the community with an update on projects and a presentation from Jim Sandercock, the inaugural Chair of the Alternative Energy program at NAIT. This event is free and open to the public, appetizers will be provided and a cash bar will be open for refreshments, please RSVP by clicking the registration link below. Hope to see you there! Report to Community - 5:30 pm Speaker, Dr. Jim Sandercock - 6:45 pm

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September 2019

Battery Based Solar Training

September 14, 2019
LUTW, 1121 14th Ave SW
Calgary, AB T3B3N3 Canada
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95CAD - 115CAD

Join us for a one day workshop to learn how to install a low-voltage solar photovoltaic (PV) system. In this training workshop you will gain a basic understanding of how to install a small-scale low-voltage solar photovoltaic (PV) system. The workshop includes a mix of practical hands-on exercises and overview of solar fundamentals. It culminates with the connection of components used in a basic off-grid solar electric system. The workshop is intended for beginners, no previous solar experience is required. Workshop…

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Light Up The World at Beakerhead 2019!

September 18, 2019 - September 23, 2019

Like all great ideas, it all started with a brainstorming. We wanted to connect with our community in a different way, show them how TOGETHER we can Light Up The World. But we wanted to do so in an engaging way: playing! #Beakerhead gave us the answer and helped us find the most amazing artist CoryNespor (who also happens to be a Master Electrician) to dream BIG with us. The project became a reality when we teamed up with #LLSC to bring…

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October 2019

Annual Fundraising Gala “Dinner in the Dark”

October 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Studio Bell, 300-851 4 Street SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G1P2 Canada
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SOLD OUT!!!! Join us on Friday, October 25th 2019, at the beautiful Studio Bell for Light Up The World’s 5th annual Dinner in the Dark. The gala will include dinner served by Hotel Arts, live music, silent auctions and a unique opportunity to have an impact on families living in energy poverty. Don't miss out and buy your tickets today (for each ticket, you will receive a tax receipt of $75)!   Tickets Individual tickets - $125  (tax receipt $75) Table of eight…

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May 2020

Run with LUTW!

May 31
Scotiabank Calgary Marathon 2020 Calgary, Canada + Google Map

Light Up the World is one of the registered charities for the Calgary Marathon (31 May 2020). Registrants can run 5K,10K…..all the way to 50K! There is also a kids run for those who want to participate with the whole family! For every person who registers with our team, LUTW will receive a donation. You can also create your own fundraising page towards our organization! If you need a new healthy challenge for 2020, you can use your energy to…

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