October 2020 Pictures of the Month

Included in the 2020 October Pictures of the Month: Softball at Shouldice Park; fall leaves in Carburn Park; hikers in Banff National Park; the Sisters in Spirit Vigil; fishing on the Bow River; a pumpkin patch and petting zoo; the Rainbow Sock Walk; a High School Intensive Dance Program; a pumpkin smashing contest; the Solidarity March for MikMaki and Land Defenders; AUPE wildcat strike; the Tattoo and Arts Festival; Calgary Bantam Football; popup dome restaurant seating; Halloween; and much much more. We hope you enjoy the images our photographers captured this month.

A member of Pujols bats against Northern Ballerz during their game at Shouldice Park in Calgary on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020. The Northern Ballerz beat Pujols 19-18. (Photo by Dre Kwong/The Press)

Family walks down pathway in Carburn Park in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. With summer ending more and more people enjoy what good weather we have this fall. It was around 20° outside at the time of this picture and was able to reach a high of almost 22°. (Photo by Rouland Majrlo Atis/SAIT)

The sun rises over Lake Louise by the Hamlet of Lake Louise on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. Dozens of tourists travelled down to the lakeside to take photos of the iconic sunrise. (Photo by Jack Carter/The Press)

A trail guide rides her horse down Lake Agnes trail in Banff National Park on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. Lake Agnes trail was heavily trafficked on the Saturday from a combination of the pleasant weather and it being one of the last weekends of hotels being open before the winter season. (Photo by Jack Carter/The Press)

A individual walks along a wooden bridge at the entrance of Lake Agnes in Banff National Park on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. Lake Agnes trail, and the tea house were heavily trafficked on the Saturday from a combination of the pleasant weather and it being one of the last weekends of hotels being open before the winter season. (Photo by Jack Carter/The Press).

A boy rides his bike during the sunset in Valley Ridge Community in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. He goes for a bike ride near a pond on a fall afternoon. (Photo by Paula Angel/The Press)

A man rides down a foliage covered hill in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. Bowmont Park, where the photo was taken, comprises 164 hectares and attracts many for its spectacular views of the city and mountains. (Photo by Christopher Anderson/SAIT)

Hundreds of people march through downtown towards city hall in support of the thousands of murdered and missing indigenous women in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. Most of these cases are unsolved, or the victims accused killers have gotten away without sentencing. The colour red, in particular the red dress, has become a symbol for this movement calling for action. (Photo by Christopher Landry/SAIT)

The English march through downtown towards city hall in support of their brother, as well as thousands of murdered and missing indigenous women in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. Most of these cases are unsolved, or the victims accused killers have gotten away without sentencing. The colour red, in particular the red dress, has become a symbol for this movement calling for action. (Photo by Christopher Landry/SAIT)

Hundreds of people march through downtown towards city hall in support of the thousands of murdered and missing indigenous women in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. Most of these cases are unsolved, or the victims accused killers have gotten away without sentencing. The colour red, in particular the red dress, has become a symbol for this movement calling for action. (Photo by Christopher Landry/SAIT)

Hundreds of people march through downtown towards city hall in support of the thousands of murdered and missing indigenous women in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. Most of these cases are unsolved, or the victims accused killers have gotten away without sentencing. The colour red, in particular the red dress, has become a symbol for this movement calling for action. (Photo by Christopher Landry/SAIT)

Hundreds of people march through downtown towards city hall in support of the thousands of murdered and missing indigenous women in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. Most of these cases are unsolved, or the victims accused killers have gotten away without sentencing. The colour red, in particular the red dress, has become a symbol for this movement calling for action. (Photo by Christopher Landry/SAIT)

Hundreds of people march through downtown towards city hall in support of the thousands of murdered and missing indigenous women in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. Most of these cases are unsolved, or the victims accused killers have gotten away without sentencing. The colour red, in particular the red dress, has become a symbol for this movement calling for action. (Photo by Christopher Landry/SAIT)

Hundreds of people march through downtown towards city hall in support of the thousands of murdered and missing indigenous women in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. Most of these cases are unsolved, or the victims accused killers have gotten away without sentencing. The colour red, in particular the red dress, has become a symbol for this movement calling for action. (Photo by Christopher Landry/SAIT)

Dozens came out to march in the 16th Annual Sisters in Spirit and Vigil in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. Women march along Stephen Ave to City Hall Plaza. (Photo by Paula Angel/The Press)

Dozens came out to march in the 16th Annual Sisters in Spirit and Vigil in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. Indigenous people march along Stephen Ave to City Hall Plaza. (Photo by Paula Angel/The Press)

Indigenous women are gathering at City Hall Plaza in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. A mother and an activist share an embrace to support each other in memory of missing and murder of indigenous women. (Photo by Paula Angel/The Press)

Calgary police officer takes a knee in solidarity with annual Sisters in Spirit march in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. An indigenous member remembers the victims during the gathering at City Hall Plaza. (Photo by Paula Angel/The Press)

Leaders and activists perform during the march and vigil in memory of women in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. The 16th Annual Sisters in Spirit March takes place at City Hall Plaza.(Photo by Paula Angel/The Press)

Dozens are gathering at City Hall Plaza in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. A mother and an activist hug to support each other in memory of missing and murder of indigenous women. (Photo by Paula Angel/The Press)

One of the speakers at the Sisters in Spirit March and Vigil who lost a family member raises a fist at City Hall in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. This is the sixteenth annual Sisters in Spirit March and Vigil. (Photo by Dre Kwong/The Press)

A speaker address the crowd during the Sisters in Spirit March and Vigil at City Hall in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. This is the sixteenth annual Sisters in Spirit March and Vigil. (Photo by Dre Kwong/The Press)

Two attendees of the Sisters in Spirit March and Vigil hug at City Hall in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. This is the sixteenth annual Sisters in Spirit March and Vigil. (Photo by Dre Kwong/The Press)

Simon, who says he is a warrior for the grandchildren of tomorrow — for all colours of humanity, raises the Canada flag during the Sisters in Spirit March and Vigil at City Hall in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. This is the sixteenth annual Sisters in Spirit March and Vigil. (Photo by Dre Kwong/The Press)

The 16th annual Sisters in Spirit March and Vigil in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. The Sisters in Spirit March and Vigil honours and remembers murdered and missing indigenous women and men from across Canada. Leaders of First Nations communities, elders and family members gather to share memories and vow to help end the systemic racism with a march down Stephen Avenue and a vigil on the front steps of city hall. (Photo by Sarah B Groot/The Press)

The 16th annual Sisters in Spirit March and Vigil in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. The Sisters in Spirit March and Vigil honours and remembers murdered and missing indigenous women and men from across Canada. Leaders of First Nations communities, elders and family members gather to share memories and vow to help end the systemic racism with a march down Stephen Avenue and a vigil on the front steps of city hall. (Photo by Sarah B Groot/The Press)

The 16th annual Sisters in Spirit March and Vigil in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. The Sisters in Spirit March and Vigil honours and remembers murdered and missing indigenous women and men from across Canada. Leaders of First Nations communities, elders and family members gather to share memories and vow to help end the systemic racism with a march down Stephen Avenue and a vigil on the front steps of city hall. (Photo by Sarah B Groot/The Press)

The 16th annual Sisters in Spirit March and Vigil in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. The Sisters in Spirit March and Vigil honours and remembers murdered and missing indigenous women and men from across Canada. Leaders of First Nations communities, elders and family members gather to share memories and vow to help end the systemic racism with a march down Stephen Avenue and a vigil on the front steps of city hall. (Photo by Sarah B Groot/The Press)

Fly fisherman out on the Bow River in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. Local enjoys the Autumn leaves and hazy city sunset as a backdrop to the evening activities. (Photo by {burchell}/The Press)

The sun sets over downtown in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. (Photo by {burchell}/The Press)

A man cycles through the trees on the Heritage Parkway trail by the Sheep River in Okotoks on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. The trail is frequented by many locals, usually walking or cycling. (Photo by Jessica Dezall/The Press)

Father showing his son how to fish with his fishing rode in Pearce Estate Park for the long weekend, in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. With winter approaching the leave are almost gone and the weather starts to cool, Calgarians spend time outside on one of the last warm days of the year. (Photo by Katharyn Sotvedt/The Press)

Another shop owner at the Crossroads Market in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. This man has a fairly large selection of cultural First Nations clothing that is all hand-made by him, the selection is rather large and shows his skill in the craft. (Photo by Blake Speers/SAIT)

People looking from the bridge in the middle of the corn maze, farmyard is a family run business and has been around since 2008, due to COVID some of their attractions are closed for the season, but they are still bringing family fun to everyone, in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. Farmyard has a pumpkin patch, petting zoo, corn maze, and more; every year they build a new attraction to enjoy. (Photo by Katharyn Sotvedt/The Press)

Father taking pictures of his daughter in the pumpkin patch, farmyard is a family run business and has been around since 2008, due to COVID some of their attractions are closed for the season, but they are still bringing family fun to everyone, in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. Farmyard has a pumpkin patch, petting zoo, corn maze, and more; every year they build a new attraction to enjoy. (Photo by Katharyn Sotvedt/The Press)

A mother and daughter feed the ponies at the petting zoo, farmyard is a family run business and has been around since 2008, due to COVID some of their attractions are closed for the season, but they are still bringing family fun to everyone, in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. Farmyard has a pumpkin patch, petting zoo, corn maze, and more; every year they build a new attraction to enjoy. (Photo by Katharyn Sotvedt/The Press)

Cochrane residents participate in the rainbow sock walk in Cochrane on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. The walk was in support of a 12 year old who was recently bullied for wearing rainbow socks on their walk home from school last week. The walk was organized by students, parents and several LGBTQ+ organizations in Cochrane to stand up to the harassment and to show their support of LGBTQ+ youth. (Photo by Jack Carter/The Press)

A young boy chases his friends while carrying a pride flag after the rainbow sock walk in Cochrane on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. The walk was in support of a 12 year old who was recently bullied for wearing rainbow socks on their walk home from school last week. The walk was organized by students, parents and several LGBTQ+ organizations in Cochrane to stand up to the harassment and to show their support of LGBTQ+ youth. (Photo by Jack Carter/The Press)

Students of the Titan Intensive Dance Program dance outside Forest Lawn High School in Calgary on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. Due to Covid-19 and the cancellation of many sporting events, the Titans dance team had to transition to video recorded dance recitals instead of attending in person competitions. (Photo by Jack Carter/The Press)

Fence and Post Sous-chef Lucas Killian, poses for his portrait in Cochrane on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Killian was born without his left arm from the shoulder down, but even with an amputation such as his, he has found a passion in working with good food and building life long friends in the industry. Killian’s passion for cooking came from his family, he experienced good, wholesome food growing up, which inspired him to pursue a career in cooking. (Photo by Jack Carter/The Press)

Fireworks go off over new bridge in Cochrane for the grand opening on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. The 43 million dollar bridge connecting the North and South of Cochrane over the Bow River was named after Jack Tennant, who died in 2018. Tennant was the founder and a publisher of the Cochrane Eagle as well as a photojournalist. The bridge took just over two years to complete and was built to help lessen the traffic strain the town currently faces. (Photo by Jack Carter/The Press)

Family of the late Jack Tennant unveil one of the plaques for the new bridge in Cochrane on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. The 43 million dollar bridge connecting the North and South of Cochrane over the Bow River was named after Jack Tennant, who died in 2018. Tennant was the founder and a publisher of the Cochrane Eagle as well as a photojournalist. The bridge took just over two years to complete and was built to help lessen the traffic strain the town currently faces. (Photo by Jack Carter/The Press)

The Tattoo and Arts Festival was held in Calgary on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. Hundreds of artists, tattoo or otherwise, came together to celebrate the art form and lifestyle. This year, things we different with COVID restrictions, but people still had high spirits. (Photo by Christopher Landry/SAIT)

Colin Ditchfield tattoos on a client at the Calgary Tattoo and Arts Festival in Calgary on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. Ditchfield is the owner of Addictive Ink Inc., and has been tattooing for ten years now, dealing primarily in the black and grey horror realism style. (Photo by Christopher Anderson/SAIT)

A Cowboys Bantam football player attempts to tackle a Raiders player at the Stampeder field at Shouldice Athletic Park in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. The Cowboys beat the Raiders 56-46. (Photo by Jack Carter/The Press)

A Cowboys player attempts to break past a Raiders defence player at the Stampeder field at Shouldice Athletic Park in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. The Cowboys beat the Raiders 56-46.(Photo by Jack Carter/The Press)

Calgary Bantam Football Association teams, the Wildcats (white) the Hilltoppers (green) gathered in the early winter snow at Shouldice Park in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. This was one of nine games played by bantam teams from across Calgary this day. (Photo by Christopher Landry/SAIT)

The Mavericks Orange player running back is brought down by the Eagles White during the game in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. He is pressured by the Eagles defensive players.(Photo by Paula Angel/The Press)

Spectators cheer for the bantam football players on the Encana field at Shouldice Athletic Park during the Calgary Mavericks and Foothills Eagles game in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. Mavericks won 12-6. (Photo by Jessica Dezall/The Press)

Calgary Mavericks celebrate a touchdown after Isaiah Baker, receiver, ran the ball into the end zone on the Encana field at Shouldice Athletic Park against the Foothills Eagles in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. Mavericks won 12-6. (Photo by Jessica Dezall/The Press)

A driver smashing a pumpkin with their car in Claresholm on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. This challenge was the pumpkin bash, each driver had to hit as many pumpkins with the rear of their car as they could. This driver overdid it slightly. (Photo by Blake Speers/SAIT)

A couple of deers take their lunch on a locals front lawn in Banff on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020.
The surrounding 6,500 square kilometres that makes up Banff’s’ National Park is home to a variety of wildlife; seeing a deer or elk trot down the sidewalk is nothing out of the ordinary for the residents of this town.
Banff works very hard to maintain the park and its inhabitants. This includes strict laws against feeding any of the wildlife.
Remember, look… don’t touch! (Photo by Chelsea Blyth/The Press)

A Steller Jay perched on top of a railing in Field, BC at Emerald Lake on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. The Wildlife surrounding Emerald Lake is really amazing, if you enjoy seeing a wide variety of animals, this lake should be at the top of your list for places to go this winter. (Photo by Blake Speers/SAIT)

The infamous Emerald Lake Lodge in Field, BC at Emerald Lake on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. This is the Emerald Lake Lodge, a very famous tourist attraction found near Banff. (Photo by Blake Speers/SAIT)

The group of marchers for The Solidarity March for MikMaki and Land Defenders crosses Reconciliation Bridge Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. The march started on the Memorial Drive end of the bridge and went on to city hall where guest speakers took over. (Photo by Felix Larouche/The Press)

The Solidarity March for MikMaki and Land Defenders begins at Reconciliation Bridge in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. Despite the frigid weather, there were over a hundred attendees. (Photo by Felix Larouche/The Press)

Ethan Severtson the drive way in the mist of a heavy snowfall in Calgary on Oct, 24th 2020. The snowfall was very heavy but very short. (Photo by {Eric Severtson}/SAIT)

A protestors raises a fist while listening to speakers at the Solidarity March for Mi’kmaw & Land Defenders in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. Protestors rallied to show solidarity for the Mi’kmaw fisherman in Nova Scotia who are exercising their treaty rights to a moderate livelihood but have been subject to violence and attacks. (Photo by Dre Kwong/The Press)

Idle No More Calgary group hosted a Solidarity march for MikMaki and land defenders due to the police brutality and missing indigenous people, in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. They are standing together to bring to attention of the fisheries in Nova Scotia, and to speak out about the indigenous rights that they have been, and will continue to fight for. (Photo by Katharyn Sotvedt/The Press)

Idle No More Calgary group hosted a Solidarity march for MikMaki and land defenders due to the police brutality and missing indigenous people, in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. They are standing together to bring to attention of the fisheries in Nova Scotia, and to speak out about the indigenous rights that they have been, and will continue to fight for. (Photo by Katharyn Sotvedt/The Press)

Travis making a fresh batch of kettle korn at the Kensington Harvest Market in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. Travis works at Red Mountain Kettle Korn which can be found at many different markets around Calgary. (Photo by Chelsea Blyth/The Press)

Hira Shah admires the lanterns at the Jasper Dark Sky Festival Light Show in Jasper, Alta. on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. The light show was created by visual artist Dylan Toymaker. (Photo by Christopher Landry/SAIT)

An Alberta Health Services employee proudly flaunts his sign outside of Foothills Hospital in Calgary on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. Strikers were happy to see non-healthcare workers such as students joining their protest. (Photo by Felix Larouche/The Press)

Jonathan Pulyk stands in front of his target at Jim-Bows Archery in Calgary on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. Though most hobbyist archers shoot compound bows, Pulyk prefers to stick with traditional recurve bows, eschewing all the complicated sights, weights, and pulleys for his arm and his eye. (Photo by Christopher Anderson/SAIT)

Chef Daryl Kerr poses for portraits in the kitchen set up especially for the Foodies in the Park presents Wonderland event in Fish Creek Provincial Park in Calgary on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. The event was put on by the Great Events Group, and the menu was created by Chef Kerr. (Photo by Dre Kwong/The Press)

Attendees of the Foodies in the Park presents Wonderland event, which ran for the month of October, enjoy a three course meal in pop-up domes in Fish Creek Provincial Park in Calgary on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. The event was put on by the Great Events Group, and the menu was created by Chef Daryl Kerr. (Photo by Dre Kwong/The Press)

Despite COVID-19, some people still decorated their houses and celebrated Halloween in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. These neighbours found a way to celebrate while staying socially distant. (Photo by Dre Kwong/The Press)

Frank (left) and Patricia pose for a portrait in their Halloween costumes outside of their home in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. Despite COVID-19, some people still decorated their houses and celebrated Halloween. (Photo by Dre Kwong/The Press)

Despite COVID-19, some people still decorated their houses and celebrated Halloween in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. People found creative ways to hand out treats to the children trick-or-treating. (Photo by Dre Kwong/The Press)

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