How do you think should Scenic Acres should celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday?

The Scenic Acres Community Association has applied for and received a grant for a celebration of Canada's 150th. The desire of the Scenic Acres Canada 150 Celebration Event is to bring neighbours together in our community on August 26, 2017, through fun activities that encourage participation and celebrate the inclusiveness of our great country. This event will have a variety of activities to promote Canada's multi national and multi cultural fabric. The planning committee would like every Scenic Acres resident to attend this celebration, so this survey is to determine what events and activities you are most interested in for this community event.

The survey should take no more than 5 minutes of your time.

You may also reach us at scenic.ca150@gmail.com.

* 1. Do you reside in Scenic Acres? Please note we welcome anyone interested to complete this survey and attend this event. It is not a requirement to reside in Scenic Acres.

* 2. Were you aware SACA was planning a fun, family friendly, inclusive celebration of Canada's 150th to be held in Scenic Acres on Saturday August 26, 2017?

* 3. What events would you like to see in place at this inclusive celebration? Please indicate your level of interest for each choice:

  Very Interested Some Interest Limited Interest Low Interest No Interest
Cultural demonstrations/instructions (e.g. dance, music, etc)
Sport demonstrations/instructions (e.g. soccer, basketball, volleyball, etc)
Food (e.g. food trucks, lunch, dinner)
Entertainment (e.g. outdoor movie, music, fireworks, etc)
Citizenship Ceremony (new citizens) / Reaffirmation Ceremony (for existing citizens)
Childrens' activities (e.g. face painting, colouring contest, decorated bike parade, etc)

* 4. What cultures specifically would you be most interested in learning about (e.g. Ukrainian, First Nations, Chinese, etc)?

* 5. The celebration may include opportunities to participate in and/or observe sporting events. Please indicate your top 5 preferences, both to participate and observe:

  Participate Observe
3 km run
5 km walk
Outdoor Yoga
Basketball 3 on 3
Basketball "horse" competition
Bocce ball tournament
Volleyball tournament
Volleyball serving competition
Tennis tournament
Tennis serving competition
Softball target hitting competition
Lacrosse exhibition
Ice Skating at Crowchild Twin Arenas

* 6. Which children's activities would you be interested in? Please rank from 1 through 9:

* 7. If you have any ideas for other children's activities than those listed above, please list them in the space below:

* 8. What activity would you be interested in participating in during the afternoon? Please indicate your level of interest in each option:

  Very High High Average Low None
Jane Walk to learn about Scenic Acres
Citizenship ceremony or reaffirmation of citizenship ceremony
World record attempt (e.g. longest conga line)
Learning cultural dances
Historical and ethnic memorabilia showcase
Sampling cultural foods
Making cultural music (e.g. French spoons)

* 9. What would you be interested in observing during the afternoon? Please indicate your level of interest in each option:

  Very Interested Somewhat Interested Limited Interest Low Interest No Interest
Learning about Canada’s history display
Learning about the different cultures through cultural displays
Citizenship ceremony or reaffirmation of citizenship ceremony
Martial Arts Demo
First Nations Drumming Circle
Caribbean Drumming
Fiddling
Brazilian Capoeira

* 10. What would you be interested in listening to during the afternoon? Please indicate your level of interest in each option:

  Very High High Average Low None
Choirs
Jazz ensembles
Orchestras
Local Garage Bands
Marching Bands

* 11. What would you prefer to watch on stage during the afternoon? Please indicate your level of interest in each option:

  Very Interested Somewhat Interested Limited Interest Low Interest No Interest
Chinese Dance (Dragon and Drummers)
Highland Dance
Bollywood Style Dance
Greek Dance
First Nations Dance
French Canadian Dance
Ukrainian Dance
Square Dance
Line Dance
Salsa Dance

* 12. What evening activities would interest you? Please indicate your level of interest in each option:

  Very High High Average Low None
Videos celebrating Canada
Community BBQ
Dance Party
Movie in the Park
Fireworks
Cake cutting
Magic show
Best costume contest
Food trucks

* 13. Are you planning to attend this fun, family friendly, inclusive celebration of Canada's 150th on Saturday August 26, 2017?

* 14. Please provide any additional feedback you think would be helpful in creating a fun and inclusive celebration of Canada's 150th.

* 15. If you would like to participate in a cultural or ethnic showcase or would like to assist with planning, or can volunteer at the event please leave your contact information here:

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