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Friday, June 25th, 2021

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Make-A-Wish® Trailblaze for Wishes.
Everyday from May 19, 2021 - Jul 28, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Make-A-Wish® Trailblaze for Wishes is a 10-week virtual challenge, which asks you to Hike, Walk, or Run your chosen challenge distance: 50K, 100K, or 200K. You set the pace, time, and destination. Get outdoors, track your kilometres, and raise funds to help children with critical illnesses. By participating and fundraising, you help bring the life-changing impact of a wish to children in the community who are battling life-threatening medical conditions. A wish experience can truly change a child's life, and you can help!
Location:Virtual
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Youth Activities
Link:makeawishca.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=cms.page&id=2061&eventID=876
Enjoy Free Admission to Glenbow Museum.
Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Jun 24, 2021 - Jun 26, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Glenbow Museum has reopened! To celebrate, they are offering free admission from June 24 to 26. You must reserve timed-tickets before arrival to maintain safe physical distancing in the museum.
Location:Glenbow Museum: 130, 9 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events
Link:glenbow.org/visit/hours-admission
Calgary Zoo - "Dinosaurs: Awakened".
Everyday from Jun 10, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Based on the success of the past “Dinosaurs Alive” exhibit, the Calgary Zoo is introducing 26 new realistic animatronic dinosaurs (across 17 species) within Prehistoric Park, from the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods, covering the zoo’s regions including Canada, Asia, Africa, South America, and Antarctica. The exhibit, designed to educate, as well as entertain, encourages visitors to go on an immersive journey through the newly designed Prehistoric Park to experience what it may have been like to roam the Earth with the dinosaurs, while inspiring action to prevent the loss of endangered species today. “Dinosaurs: Awakened” will be viewable within Prehistoric Park until October 31, and is included in the price of daily admission. Tickets can be purchased from the Calgary Zoo website.
Location:Calgary Zoo - North Entrance: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:calgaryzoo.com
WP Puppet Theatre's DIY Puppet Projects.
Everyday from Jun 14, 2021 - Jun 30, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Visit WP Puppet Theatre's website for DIY Puppet Projects that are free, fun for the whole family, and sure to spark creativity! Make sure to tag @WPPuppet in your DIYs to be featured on social media. Plus, information about puppet-making infused educational programming! Check out the online store for unique items.
Location:Online
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:wppuppet.com
Ultimate Summer Challenge at Calgary Public Library.
Everyday from Jun 1, 2021 - Aug 31, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:59 am
Blast off to free summer fun with the Ultimate Summer Challenge at Calgary Public Library. Kids ages 0 to 12 can explore a galaxy of reading challenges, activities, and exciting free programs; and those aged 13 to 17 can join the Teen Takeover. All ages will have the opportunity to win prizes, including an iPad, Nintendo Switch, STEM activity kit, and more! Sign-up now on Beanstack with your free Library card.
Location:Virtual Program
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgarylibrary.ca/events-and-programs/ultimate-summer-challenge/
Butterfield Acres - the Real Farm Experience!.
Everyday from May 21, 2021 - Jun 30, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Drop in for a visit at Butterfield Acres, Calgary's Best Farmyard! Come and visit the cutest farm babies in the world, little goats! And lambs, and piglets, and chicks, and more! Be prepared to have your heart melted. Must pre-purchase timed tickets online. Your family can visit the Spring babies on the farm until June. Open weekdays: 10am to 2pm and weekends: 10am to 4pm.
Location:Butterfield Acres: 254077 Rocky Ridge Road
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:butterfieldacres.com
Calaway Park: Open for Another Season of Family Fun!.
Everyday from Jun 19, 2021 - Sep 6, 2021 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Celebrating 40 years of family fun! Enjoy 32 family-friendly rides. High energy entertainment. Tempting treats, and more! Calaway Park is Western Canada's largest outdoor amusement park and has something for everyone!
Location:Calaway Park: 245033 Range Road 33
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:calawaypark.com
Aboriginal Awareness Week Artisan Market.
Every Friday, Saturday, Jun 25, 2021 - Jun 26, 2021 at 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
In partnership with Southcentre Mall, the Aboriginal Awareness Week Artisan Market invites you to share in celebrating Indigenous culture while supporting local businesses. The event will showcase 10 unique vendors. The market will begin with an opening ceremony at 11am on June 25, which will include an opening prayer from elder Dian EagleSpeaker and a traditional dance performance. Guests will also have access to a dedicated resource centre where they will be able to ask questions, discover more about Indigenous culture, and engage with members of Calgary’s Aboriginal community. Attendees will also have the opportunity to receive an orange ribbon from the resource centre on a by-donation basis to honor and remember the experience of residential school children in Canada. Donations will be sent to the Colouring It Forward Reconciliation Society to support their mission of advancing education on Indigenous issues, art, language, and culture.
Location:Southcentre Mall (Centre Court): 100 Anderson Road SE
Category:Community Sales & Markets
Link:southcentremall.com
Calgary Zoo - Zoo Brew.
> Friday Jun 25, 2021 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cheers to a hoppy night at the zoo! The Calgary Zoo has teamed up with BeerGuysYYC for an evening full of local craft beer, local food, fun activities and best of all… no kids! Wander the zoo with a drink in hand at this twilight event and watch as the zoo transforms into a peaceful evening escape - perfect for a night out with friends, or a romantic date night. This is an 18+ event.
Cost:$65.00
Location:Calgary Zoo
Category:Parent's Night Out
Link:calgaryzoo.com/events/zoobrew

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