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Wednesday, August 17th, 2022

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BUMP Festival.
Everyday from Aug 1, 2022 - Aug 28, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
BUMP self-guided mural tours are a perfect way to explore the murals and experience new works of art as they are being created right before your eyes. New tours will be released throughout the month of August. The Beltline Urban Mural Project (BUMP) is a program that funds and installs art on buildings in the Beltline.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://yycbump.ca/festival
Nooks and Crannies Festival in Okotoks.
Everyday from Jul 28, 2022 - Aug 27, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A festival where artists create temporary site-specific installations in downtown Okotoks. This art festival sees artists repurpose and animate forgotten places with ‘forgotten’ materials, bringing public art to forgotten corners of downtown Okotoks. Individual artists and teams use recycled products to create installations that raise environmental awareness, animate spaces, and entertain audiences.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://okotoks.ca
Summer on 17th.
Everyday from Jul 6, 2022 - Oct 1, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Visit 17th Ave retail and entertainment district this season for Summer on 17th. There will be live music, fitness classes, DJ and drag shows, outdoor movies, and more in Tomkins Park throughout the summer, and all of the events are free.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://17thave.ca/summer.
Wagonstage 2022 presents: Bee-trayal.
Everyday from Jun 30, 2022 - Sep 4, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Bee-trayal features bees, wasps and hummingbirds in a hilarious and interactive performance where our creatures vie for the top spot as Pollinator Extraordinaire. Wagonstage Children’s Theatre is part of the University of Calgary’s School of Creative and Performing Arts.
Location:Wagonstage Children’s Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://arts.ucalgary.ca
Calgary Wind Symphony.
Everyday from Aug 7, 2022 - Aug 21, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Join the Calgary Wind Symphony for a free family friendly concert in Riley Park on Sundays. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and join for a wonderful afternoon of music.
Location:Riley Park
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgarywindsymphony.com
& Friends in Concert.
Everyday from Aug 7, 2022 - Aug 28, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
this five-week concert series will be hosted on the StoryBook Theatre grounds will feature some of the brightest stars and up-and-coming artists from Calgary and beyond. Each week will feature a wealth of talented performers from all ages and communities from across the globe. Take part in the Storybook community and be a part of the magic of live music!
Location:StoryBook Theatre grounds
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://storybooktheatre.org/and-friends
Heartbreak Hotel at Jubilations Theatre.
Everyday from Aug 13, 2022 - Oct 15, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Have you ever wondered what it would be like at the Heartbreak Hotel? Well you’re in luck, because Jubilations Dinner Theatre is going to take you there. The legend never dies, and his music lives on, as we have some fun imagining Elvis and his gang all rocking and rolling at the Heartbreak Hotel.
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jubilations.ca
Sunflowers at Calgary Farmyard.
Everyday from Aug 12, 2022 - Aug 31, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Experience sunflowers at the Farmyard- formerly known as the Calgary Corn Maze and Fun Farm. Experience beautiful blooms, 35 attractions and the biggest corn maze in Southern Alberta- all in one day.
Location:Calgary Farmyard
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryfarmyard.com
Alberta on the Plate.
Everyday from Aug 12, 2022 - Aug 21, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Every August during Alberta Local Food Week, Alberta on the Plate hosts a ten-day, province-wide dine around festival. For those ten days, participating restaurants offer multi-course, fixed-price menus highlighting local producers, growers, distillers and brewers. Show your support of Alberta food by dining in or ordering out at our participating restaurants both during the festival and throughout the rest of the year.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:https://www.albertaontheplate.com
Museum of Failure.
Everyday from Jun 30, 2022 - Aug 31, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The worldwide touring exhibit, The Museum of Failure (MOX), is coming to Canada for the first time. MOX will be popping up in Calgary at Southcentre Mall this summer. This immersive walk-through exhibition showcases a collection of over 130 failed innovations from major brands, including Apple, Amazon, Nintendo, and more.
Location:Southcentre Mall
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://showpass.com
#YYCBlockParty – Roller Rink on the Boulevard.
Everyday from Jun 30, 2022 - Sep 30, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Block Party is back for the third summer, bringing the same vibrant energy to Deerfoot City with a new twist – say hello to the Roller Rink on The Boulevard. Dig out your vintage roller skates (or rent some vibrant wheels) and live your best retro ‘70s summer life. Get your tickets at the door.
Location:Deerfoot City
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://deerfootcity.com/events-promotions/block-party/
Dinosaurs Awakened.
Everyday from May 1, 2022 - Oct 26, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Get ready to marvel at the sights and sounds of these magnificent life-like creatures and see for yourself what Alberta might have looked like when dinosaurs reigned supreme. Entry included in admission to the Zoo.
Location:The Calgary Zoo
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:https://www.calgaryzoo.com
Rosebud Theatre presents: Songs for a New World.
Everyday from Jun 10, 2022 - Aug 28, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Enjoy a soaring musical song cycle about a series of moments in the lives of a startling array of characters who not only survive but thrive in the face of adversity. Rosebud Theatre anchors its 2022 Season with a summer musical all about hope!
Location:Rosebud Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://rosebudtheatre.com
Junior Fishing Clinic at Bow Habitat Station.
Everyday from Jun 11, 2022 - Sep 3, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Cast your line into the world of fishing for the first time in an introductory, hands-on clinic designed for families with kids ages four to 12. This clinic will use classroom-based activities, as well as the Fish Hatchery and Discovery Centre aquariums to teach you how to fish responsibly by understanding Alberta’s sportfishing regulations, proper fish handling techniques, identifying different sportfish, and much more.
Location:Bow Habitat Station
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://shop.albertaparks.ca
Bow Habitat Kids Can Catch Trout Pond.
Everyday from May 1, 2022 - Oct 1, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Beginning May 1, the Bow Habitat Station’s Kids Can Catch Trout Pond is open for the season. This pond is stocked with rainbow trout raised in the fish hatchery for you to catch and release. Visit bowhabitat.alberta.ca for more information.
Location:Bow Habitat Station
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://bowhabitat.alberta.ca
Inglewood Night Market.
Everyday from Jun 10, 2022 - Sep 16, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A modern market with locally sourced and handmade vendors selling diverse goods; from handmade crafts to vintage clothing, antiques and collectibles and artisan eats.
Location:10 Avenue and 10 Street SE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo Safari Sunday Brunch.
Everyday from Jan 16, 2022 - Nov 13, 2022 at 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Join the Calgary Zoo each Sunday for a unique Calgary brunch experience. Brunch is held in the heart of Destination Africa. Enjoy gourmet and comfort breakfast foods, including a free-flowing chocolate fountain with fresh fruit, eggs Benedict with Canadian bacon, a Belgian waffle bar, and more! Pre-purchase and save! Get your combo brunch and admission tickets today!
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun
Link:calgaryzoo.com/events/safari-brunch
Museum of Failure.
Everyday from Jul 1, 2022 - Aug 31, 2022 at 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
The worldwide touring exhibit, The Museum of Failure (MOX), is coming to Canada for the very FIRST time! MOX will be popping up in Calgary at Southcentre Mall this summer. This immersive walk-through exhibition showcases a collection of over 130 failed innovations from major brands, including Apple, Amazon, Nintendo, and more. From the Segway to Google Glass, some of the world's most prominent companies have produced their fair share of flops. But as the old saying goes, failure is the best teacher! - All-ages event, bring your friends and family! - July 1 - August 31 event dates and time slots available. End date is subject to change. - The MOX exhibit is located at Southcentre Mall on the Southeast end of the building, between Decathlon and Craft Beer Market. Free parking upon arrival. Exterior access only. - Bring your purchased MOX ticket to Milestones Southcentre for one free appetizer with the purchase of an entrée!
Cost:$21.93
Location:Southcentre Mall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out
Link:https://www.showpass.com/o/museum-of-failure/
Open Aircraft Days at the Hangar Flight Museum.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Jun 30, 2022 - Sep 5, 2022 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
the No. 1 wish visitors have expressed at The Hangar Flight Museum is to be able to sit inside the historical aircraft. Now’s the chance. From June 25 to September 5, there will be Open Aircraft Days on Saturdays, Sundays, and holiday Mondays. Knowledgeable staff and volunteers will be available to answer your questions.
Location:The Hangar Flight Museum
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://thehangarmuseum.ca
Community Education Service - Free Online Presentations: Child and Youth Health and Mental Health Topics.
Everyday from Dec 2, 2021 - Dec 31, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Expert speakers will deliver timely, credible information and best-practice strategies to support the development and mental health of a child or youth in your life. Previously recorded presentations are also available for viewing: https://youtu.be/tLbDa8Vlutk
Location:Online via WebEx or Zoom
Category:Free Events, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:community.hmhc.ca/sessions/?p=webex
Summer Skating.
Every Saturday, Aug 5, 2022 - Aug 31, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cool off this summer with skating on the ‘Fastest Ice in the World’! The Olympic Oval has public skating times on Saturdays (as well as Wednesday evenings).
Location:Olympic Oval
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://schedules.oval.ucalgary.ca
Youth Engagement Squad.
Everyday from Jun 4, 2022 - Aug 20, 2022 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Quest’s Youth Squad is a FREE drama program for youth aged 14 - 18. Young people will work with and learn from Quest Theatre artists to explore theatre, music, improv, clown, mask, mask building, and performance. Exploration will produce a youth ensemble that will have opportunities in street performance at the Farmers and Makers Market at cSPACE and in the surrounding Marda Loop community. No experience is necessary, and youth do not have to come every Saturday to participate. Youth will: Gain volunteer experience Participate in a creative Internship Train, learn, and explore Acquire creative leadership experience Gain job skills Build friendships Receive unique perks Details Start Date: June 4th, 2022 When? Saturdays from 1 - 4 pm Where? cSpace How much? FREE End Date: August 20th, 2022 Ages: 14-18
Location:cSpace 1721 29 Ave SW Suite #125
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:https://www.questtheatre.org/youth-squad
National Music Centre's Jam Club.
Everyday from Mar 17, 2022 - Oct 27, 2022 at 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join the National Music Centre's free after-school Jam Club program! Youth ages 13-19 are invited to jam, practice their skills, and explore their creative potential, all while making new friends, every Thursday at Studio Bell. The best part? The program is free! Choose from the National Music Centre's extensive fleet of instruments, ranging from keyboards, acoustic and electric guitars with amplifiers, ukuleles and drum kits! Each week, participants will be supported by a team of skilled musicians, multi-instrumentalists, and experienced educators. As a drop-in program, students can drop in at any time between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm and there is no obligation to attend week to week. Snacks, drinks, and pizza are provided.
Location:Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre (850 4 Street SE)
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:https://www.studiobell.ca/after-school-jam-club
4th Street Night Market.
Every Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 - Sep 10, 2022 at 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Calgary’s hippest night market located in the heart of Mission. Visit the lively main street neighborhood of 4th Street for food, fun, local finds and friends.
Location:4th Street
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://4thstreetnightmarket.ca
Calgary Zoo - ZOOLIGHTS.
Every Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 19, 2021 - Nov 22, 2022 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Takes place November 19 to January 2 (excluding November 23, 28 & 30 and December 3, 25 & 31). ZOOLIGHTS, presented by Olympia Trust Company, is back for its 25th year! This year's ZOOLIGHTS will feature exciting new themed areas and activities including a 25th anniversary Memory Lane, the Nutcracker in the ENMAX Conservatory, and an all-new “Tunnel of Light,” a tribute to Canada’s wetland, a holiday Zoo Market, and a very special “Dinos at Night” experience like you have never seen before! Of course, the Zoo is bringing back all the classic activities everyone has come to love like the Skating Rink, Fire pits, and Rival Axe Throwing. ZOOLIGHTS comes to life at night with twinkling lights at every turn, including over 200 light figurines, along with interactive and choreographed light displays. The lights are turned on at 5pm nightly and run until 9pm. It takes approximately 90 minutes to 2 hours to experience all that ZOOLIGHTS has to offer - but you are able to stay for as little or as long as you like!
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:calgaryzoo.com/zoolights
Paint & Sip Friday night, downtown Calgary.
Everyday from Jul 1, 2022 - Sep 30, 2022 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
A unique experience of terracotta pot painting combined with wine tasting, in downtown Calgary! Join us for a 2-hour Terracotta Pot Painting & Wine Tasting workshop, where your artist will provide step-by-step instructions in painting a terracotta pot, all while you sip on wine and have a good time with old and new friends. Paint on terracotta pots: Painting terracotta pots is a fun way to add color to your home or garden. This workshop provides a unique experience of learning how to paint on terracotta pots. The artist will instruct step-by-step the process pf painting, teach different techniques, such as paint pouring and stenciling as well as free hand painting and finishing of the pots. Who is this for: Suitable for all levels; No experience needed. It is perfect for a friend’s night out, anyone looking to learn and experience something new, teams, groups, couples, first dates, meeting new people…, you name it.
Cost:$38.00
Location:Metropolitan School of Bartending (address: 608 9 St SW, Calgary, AB T2P 2B3)
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Parent's Night Out, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:https://dotslines_paint_sip_070809.eventbrite.ca/

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