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back-to-school prep essentials

by Kimberly Blaker

The start of a new school year with a new routine is a significant transition from the long lazy days of the summer. Whether your child is just beginning school for the first time or a seasoned student, a new grade level or school with new teachers, classes, and expectations requires an adjustment. 


What's Up This Week?

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We've got activities for the whole family in all quadrants of the city.


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Visit a fire lookout with your family this fall

Fire lookouts provide an incredible vantage point from their location perched on top of a mountain or ridge top. Many of them are easy to reach as well, often with a wide road that can be hiked all the way to the lookout house. Here are five fire lookouts near Calgary that can be accessed with the kids for a fun day hike this fall:


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