Past Projects and Programs

Historic Boat Launch Trip – Virtual Version

Missed the historical launch trips that were held on Chestermere Lake this summer?  Don’t worry, you can catch all the photographs AND stories in the comfort of a nice chair in the Chestermere Public Library, Tuesday October 16th at 7:30pm in the Community Room.  FREE, everyone welcome, this is also child friendly.  Hear some interesting and fun stories about the history of this lovely lake community from pioneer times to present day.  For information 403 200 8046 or 

A Day in the Life

History for elementary kids ( at local Elementary Schools throughout the year)

  This year, a new venue, CRCA Day Camps August 7th and 8th – CHF did two programs, one on the history of the lake and the Calgary Yacht Club, and another A Day in the Life with homemade butter and other special presentations. 

2018 Programs

Sport Excellence in Chestermere  – Bill Peddlesden – stories of some of those who excelled in Chestermere in sports; possibly a panel of any who are still living; Pre European Settlement History of Chestermere – Todd McBride ; fur trade, RCMP, what was happening before the railroad came; first European contact Indigenous History of our Chestermere Area – Ray Blanchford. Schools in Chestermere – Kay Clarke Seniors Week Launch Tours June 4th 2018.

Historic Calgary Week 2017

–   Kay Clarke, July 31 2017 “Early Farm Settlers and Formation of the Lake”  at The Whitecappers Room 201 W Chestermere Drive, 7pm.  Her talk emphasizes the interdependence of Chestermere and Calgary.   For the whole schedule of Historic Calgary Week click here. 

Talks by CHF members on the history of Chestermere, Fall 2016, February, March, April, and May 2017.

Aspen Crossing

 – Dessert Theatre Productions in aid of the 1952 fire truck restoration. Read more about the truck here.

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