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Day Out With Thomas: The Friendship Tour 2017 at Heritage Park Historical Village

 

May 6 to 7 & May 12 to 14, 8:30am to 5pm. Day Out with Thomas™: The Friendship Tour 2017 at Heritage Park Historical Village! Day Out with Thomas™ is a fun-filled event that provides children of all ages the opportunity to climb aboard and take a ride with Thomas as well as participate in Thomas & Friends™ themed activities! To purchase tickets, call 1-888-222-6608 or visit the website.

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Friday, April 21st, 2017

Family Fun

Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience at TELUS Spark.
Everyday from Feb 4, 2017 - Jun 4, 2017 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience is coming to Calgary’s science centre February 4 to June 4! Experience a “career day” at the Starfleet Academy. Test your knowledge and skills to discover what your true ranking would be in a Starfleet career – will you be a Medical, Engineering or Science Officer, or even a Commander? Exciting possibilities await in this immersive and interactive experience that appeals to lifelong fans and new Star Trek enthusiasts alike.
Location:TELUS Spark: 220 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://sparkscience.ca/experience-telus-spark/events/startrek
Tickets are on Sale Now for the 2017 Banff Centre Children's Festival.
Everyday from Mar 2, 2017 - May 19, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tickets are on sale now for the 2017 Banff Centre Children's Festival. The 2017 Banff Centre Children’s Festival will feature De Temps Antan, Sheldon Casavant, and the Dancers of Damelahamid. To purchase tickets, call the Banff Centre Box Office at 1-800-413-8368, 1-403-762-6301, or visit the website. Explore the beauty of traditional culture through music, magic, dance, and visual arts at Banff Centre Children’s Festival on Saturday, May 20. With free or low-cost activities and live shows, Banff Centre Children’s Festival is a continent of imagination where children of all ages can explore some of Canada’s diverse cultures through contemporary art. The free activities at the Festival include: Storytelling, creativity rooms, circus school, family dance, and more! For full details, visit the website.
Location:The Banff Centre in Banff, AB
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:www.banffcentre.ca
Sign Up for Hike for Hospice Calgary.
Everyday from Mar 2, 2017 - May 6, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Sign up for Hike for Hospice Calgary today, a Family-Friendly Walk through Fish Creek Provincial Park! The Hike takes place on Sunday, May 7 from 9am to Noon. All funds raised will support children and families coping with life-threatening illness or the death of someone close. Be a hero for grieving families. To sign up for this family-friendly walk or to make a donation, visit the website.
Location:Fish Creek Provincial Park
Category:Family Fun
Link:www.hospicecalgary.com
Tickets are on Sale Now for the 2017 KidsFest (The Calgary International Children's Festival).
Everyday from Mar 2, 2017 - May 23, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tickets are on Sale Now for the 2017 KidsFest (Calgary International Children's Festival), taking place May 24 to 27. Celebrate the Best in Performing Arts for Children. Explore and experience this Festival through puppetry, music, dance, theatre, author engagements, and more! There will also be free activities on Olympic Plaza adjacent to Arts Commons including storytelling, dance workshops, roving artists, magicians, face painting, creative activities and challenges, and more! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:www.calgarykidsfest.ca
April 21 to May 6 - StoryBook Theatre Presents, Hana’s Suitcase.
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Apr 21, 2017 - May 6, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
April 21 to May 6; check website for show times. StoryBook Theatre Presents, Hana’s Suitcase. Based on a true story. A child’s suitcase arrives from Auschwitz at the tiny Holocaust Education Centre in Tokyo. Painted on the side are the name, “Hana Brady, 1931,” and the word, “Orphan.” The children at the Centre and their teacher embark on a relentless search to uncover the story of Hana and her fate. Recommended for ages 10+. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:375 Bermuda Drive NW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:www.storybooktheatre.org
The CRLC Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show at Vivo for Healthier Generations.
Everyday from May 5, 2017 - May 7, 2017 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come to Vivo for the 57th Annual Show of the Calgary Rock & Lapidary Club. There will be 49 vendors, demonstrations, a silent auction, and activities for kids! Admission for kids 12 and under is free when accompanied by an adult.
Cost:$7.00
Location:Vivo for Healthier Generations - 11950 Country Village Link NW
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun
Link:http://crlc.ca/crlc-annual-gem-mineral-and-fossil-show
Day Out with Thomas™: The Friendship Tour 2017 at Heritage Park Historical Village.
Everyday from May 12, 2017 - May 14, 2017 at 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
May 6 to 7 & May 12 to 14, 8:30am to 5pm. Day Out with Thomas™: The Friendship Tour 2017 at Heritage Park Historical Village! Day Out with Thomas™ is a fun-filled event that provides children of all ages the opportunity to climb aboard and take a ride with Thomas as well as participate in Thomas & Friends™ themed activities! To purchase tickets, call 1-888-222-6608 or visit the website.
Location:Heritage Park Historical Village - 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:www.ticketweb.ca/dowt
May 12 to 14 - Anne of Green Gables, The Musical.
Everyday from May 12, 2017 - May 14, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
There are 4 performances: Friday, May 12 at 7pm. Saturday, May 13 at 2pm and 7pm. Sunday, May 13 at 2pm. This Mother's Day Weekend, May 12 to 14, bring the family to Anne of Green Gables, the Musical, and meet the orphan girl who won over the town of Avonlea with her fiery imagination, passion, and heart. Children and Seniors ($15), Adults ($20). Special family pricing ($60 for 4 tickets). To purchase tickets, visit the website below.
Location:Hillhurst United Church: 1227 Kensington Close NW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2717639
May 19 & 20 - Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents, Raiders of the Lost Ark: Original Film with Orchestra.
> Friday May 19, 2017 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
May 19, 7:30pm & May 20, 2pm. Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents, Raiders of the Lost Ark: Original Film with Orchestra. The film that gave the world one of its greatest movie heroes, Indiana Jones, is back and better than ever before! Relive the magic on the big screen with the original great adventure, Raiders of the Lost Ark, with John Williams’ epic score performed live alongside the film by the CPO. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:www.calgaryphil.com
2017 KidsFest (The Calgary International Children's Festival).
Everyday from May 24, 2017 - May 27, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
May 24 to 27; check website for schedule of performances. Celebrate the Best in Performing Arts for Children with the 2017 KidsFest (The Calgary International Children's Festival)! Explore and experience this Festival through puppetry, music, dance, theatre, author engagements, and more! There will also be free activities on Olympic Plaza adjacent to Arts Commons including storytelling, dance workshops, roving artists, magicians, face painting, creative activities and challenges, and more! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:www.calgarykidsfest.ca
May 26 & 27 - Nose Creek Players Presents, Anne of Green Gables.
> Friday May 26, 2017 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
May 26, 6:30pm & May 27, 2:30pm. Nose Creek Players Presents, Anne of Green Gables at Bert Church Live Theatre in Airdrie. This beloved Canadian yarn tells the story of an imaginative red-haired girl searching for a place to belong. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Bert Church Live Theatre in Airdrie, AB
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:www.airdrie.ca/index.cfm?serviceID=5
Royal Canadian Family Circus SPECTAC! 2017 Coming to Spruce Meadows & CrossIron Mills.
Everyday from May 26, 2017 - May 28, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The all-new Royal Canadian Family Circus SPECTAC!™ 2017 is coming to Spruce Meadows from May 26 to 28 and CrossIron Mills from June 1 to 4 for 15 amazing shows! For 2 for the Price of 1 tickets, visit the website, promo code: calgaryschild. The internationally-renowned acts include the thrilling Argentinian High Wire, Aerial Motor Cycle Cyclone, Acrobatic Strap & Silk act, the Tarzan Zerbini Liberty Horses, Hula Hoop maze, worldclass Poodles, Aerialists, TZ Motorcycle Globe of Destiny, Clowns, and much more. (There are no exotic animals in the show.) For more information and showtimes, visit the website.
Cost:$25.00
Location:Spruce Meadows Parking Lot: 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW & CrossIron Mills Parking Lot: 261055 CrossIron Boulevard NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:www.royalcanadiancircus.ca
Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey (Calgary International Children's Festival).
> Friday May 26, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
The Calgary International Children's Festival presents a visually spectacular glow-in-the-dark journey that blows away any visual tricks kids get from their screen-based entertainment. Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey is a unique, one-of-a-kind performance using electroluminescent technology, music, and movement to tell the story. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.  
Cost:$17.00
Location:Max Bell Theatre - 205 8 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgarykidsfest.ca/show/moon-mouse-space-odyssey-public/
Royal Canadian Family Circus SPECTAC! 2017 Coming to Spruce Meadows & CrossIron Mills.
Everyday from Jun 1, 2017 - Jun 4, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The all-new Royal Canadian Family Circus SPECTAC!™ 2017 is coming to Spruce Meadows from May 26 to 28 and CrossIron Mills from June 1 to 4 for 15 amazing shows! For 2 for the Price of 1 tickets, visit the website, promo code: calgaryschild. The internationally-renowned acts include the thrilling Argentinian High Wire, Aerial Motor Cycle Cyclone, Acrobatic Strap & Silk act, the Tarzan Zerbini Liberty Horses, Hula Hoop maze, worldclass Poodles, Aerialists, TZ Motorcycle Globe of Destiny, Clowns, and much more. (There are no exotic animals in the show.) For more information and showtimes, visit the website.
Location:Spruce Meadows Parking Lot: 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW & CrossIron Mills Parking Lot: 261055 CrossIron Boulevard NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:www.royalcanadiancircus.ca/
MayFest at Calgary Waldorf School.
> Friday Jun 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
MayFest at Calgary Waldorf School. Join for this annual outdoor family celebration of Spring with food, entertainment, children’s crafts and activities, and Maypole festivities! Takes place at Calgary Waldorf School. For more information, call 403-287-1868 or visit the website.
Location:Calgary Waldorf School: 515 Cougar Ridge Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:www.calgarywaldorf.org
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents, Sci-Fi Spectacular: Star Wars to Star Trek.
Everyday from Jun 16, 2017 - Jun 17, 2017 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
June 16 & 17, 8pm. Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents, Sci-Fi Spectacular: Star Wars to Star Trek. Experience Hollywood’s ultimate sci-fi film and TV themes in this orchestral salute led by Pops conductor extraordinaire, John Morris Russell. From John Williams’ ubiquitous Star Wars and The Force Awakens to Star Trek, Close Encounters, Lost in Space and beyond, explore space - the final frontier - with the CPO as your guide! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:www.calgaryphil.com

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