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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
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
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
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.
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
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
Alberta Open Farm Days.
Everyday from Aug 13, 2022 - Aug 14, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
More than one hundred farms, ranches, and ag-tourism operators open their gates and invite visitors to share in local stories, see on-farm demonstrations and purchase locally grown and produced products.
Location:Various Farms
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:https://albertaopenfarmdays.ca
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
Full Bloom Festival.
Everyday from Aug 13, 2022 - Aug 14, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A two-day celebration of the Beaulieu Gardens, local entertainment, the Beltline and the Downtown Calgary communities. The Full Bloom Festival takes place on the grounds of Lougheed House in the gardens and parks and includes live music, food trucks, a market and more.
Location:Lougheed House
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://lougheedhouse.com
Chestermere Music Fest.
> Sunday Aug 14, 2022 at 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Come and enjoy the sounds of summer with a free music festival by the shores of Chestermere Lake.
Location:John Peake Park, Chestermere
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:https://www.chestermere.ca/1151/Music-Fest
Marda Gras Street Festival.
> Sunday Aug 14, 2022 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Marda Gras is a free family-friendly event in the heart of Marda Loop. The longest running street festival in Calgary. Take part in a pedestrian friendly, car-free day with your friends and family – shopping local and reconnecting with the community.
Location:Marda Loop
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:https://www.visitmardaloop.com/mardagras/
Celebrate A&W Burgers to Beat MS Day and Help Canadians Living with MS.
> Thursday Aug 18, 2022 at 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Satisfy your tastebuds and support a great cause! On Thursday, August 18, join A&W Canada in celebrating Burgers to Beat MS Day, where $2 from every Teen Burger® sold will be donated to the MS Society of Canada. Getting involved has never been easier! Show your support and purchase a Teen Burger at your local A&W restaurant or order through a third-party delivery partner to enjoy your meal anywhere. Celebrate virtually by posting on social media using #BurgersToBeatMS and tagging @AWCanada and @MSSocietyCanada. Where: A&W locations across Canada. Visit?aw.ca/locations?to find a restaurant near you.? Order for delivery through A&W’s third-party delivery partners: Uber Eats, DoorDash and SkipTheDishes at participating locations. Support virtually and help us rid the world of MS by snapping a photo of any M's or S's you see and cover the letters with burger emojis! For every post on social media that tags @awcanada, A&W will donate $2 to the MS Society, up to a total of $40,000.
Location:A&W Locations Across Canada
Category:Free Events
Link:https://web.aw.ca/en/locations/
Expo Latino.
Everyday from Aug 19, 2022 - Aug 22, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Calgary’s hottest festival, Expo Latino creates experiences of discovery and learning through the celebration of people, music and dance. World-class performers, sizzling dancing, exotic foods, arts, crafts and so much more. Celebrate Latin culture at Prince’s Island Park.
Location:Prince’s Island Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://expolatino.com
Annual Priddis and Millarville Fair.
Everyday from Aug 20, 2022 - Aug 21, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Priddis and Millarville Fair is a full weekend of old fashioned, country-style family fun that draws our extended community together on the third weekend in August. The Fair is suitable for all ages and includes a wide variety of competitions, contests, displays and entertainment.
Location:306097, 192 Street W
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:https://www.millarvilleracetrack.com/priddis-millarville-fair/
Cooperators Perma Insurance Trunk Show in Crescent Heights Village..
> Saturday Aug 20, 2022 at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cooperators Perma Insurance Trunk Show and Sale in Crescent Heights Village Join the businesses of Crescent Heights BIA on Centre St. North for some art, music, shopping and fun at the second annual Trunk Show and Sale. See something you’ve never seen before, share some great food and shopping and stroll along one of Calgary’s most historic Main Streets taking in Calgary’s talented artists and makers. Centre St. between 7th and 14th Avenues N.
Location:Centre St. between 7th and 14th Avenues N.
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events
Link:https://crescentheightsvillage.ca
2022 Calgary Pride Parade and Festival, .
Everyday from Aug 26, 2022 - Sep 5, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Calgary Pride presents the return to in-person programming for the 2022 pride season. The Calgary Pride Parade and Festival is an annual event where thousands gather to celebrate the diversity of the 2SLGBTQ+ community. A variety of events will run throughout August, concluding with the Calgary Pride Parade & Festival on September 4 at Prince’s Island Park.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgarypride.ca/pride-2022
Calgary Medieval Faire & Artisan Market.
Everyday from Aug 26, 2022 - Aug 28, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Walk with brave knights, rub shoulders with vikings, wander the medieval market. Be amazed and entertained. Get ready for a weekend of epic excitement and treasures from throughout the realm including performers, magic, photo ops, face painting, balloons and more.
Location:Wild West Events Centre
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgarymedievalfaire.com
Okotoks Chillifest.
> Saturday Aug 27, 2022 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Each year in late August, Western-themed activities take over downtown Okotoks, including the main event - a chilli cook-off. Come down to taste the chilli creations, or register a team and compete! Spice up your weekend with chilli sampling, children's activities, live music, and an outdoor artisan street market!
Location:Downtown Okotoks
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:themarketsquare.ca
Squonk: Hand to Hand.
Everyday from Aug 29, 2022 - Aug 31, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Grab a blanket, a snack, and the whole family for some fun at Olympic Plaza! For three days of catchy music and spectacle, Squonk is taking over Arts Commons’ front yard with their wildest open-air show yet, Hand to Hand.
Location:Olympic Plaza
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://squonk.org/hand-to-hand
Calgary Highland Games.
> Saturday Sep 3, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Organized by the Calgary United Scottish Games Association, these games have gained the reputation as being one of the most prestigious Highland events in the West. Attracting competitors and spectators from across Western Canada and the USA, you will watch some of the world’s top pipers, drummers, dancers, and heavy event athletes compete and perform.
Location:Calgary Rugby Union
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Get in the Groove - Free Dance Event!.
> Wednesday Sep 7, 2022 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join the fun at "Get in the Groove" - a FREE dance event! All classes for this event are 30 minutes and FREE! These trial classes provide youth dancers the opportunity to explore a variety of dance styles in a fun and welcoming environment. We have classes for three age groups: Age 4-5, 6-8 & 9-12. Stay for one class or stay for them all! Parents, we also have an event for you - "Fall in Love with Dance"! Check out our website freehousedance.com for details. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 403-282-0555 or by email at fhdp@telusplanet.net.
Location:Free House Dance Plus 2020 12th Ave NW
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:www.freehousedance.com
Chestermere Country Fair.
> Saturday Sep 10, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Chestermere Country Fair is the oldest ongoing annual event at the Chestermere Recreation Centre, held every year in September.
Location:Chestermere Recreation Centre
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://rvcagsociety.ca/country-fair
Springbank Old Tyme Fall Fair.
> Saturday Sep 10, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Join us for the 50th annual Springbank Park For All Seasons Agriculture Society Old Tyme Fall Fair. The Fall Fair is a great day where Springbank families have the opportunity to gather together and celebrate our agricultural roots and community spirit. Come out for a day of fun, fellowship, and festivities for all ages.
Location:Springbank Park For All Seasons
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://springbankpark.com
Cooperators Perma Insurance Trunk Show in Crescent Heights Village..
> Saturday Sep 17, 2022 at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cooperators Perma Insurance Trunk Show and Sale in Crescent Heights Village Join the businesses of Crescent Heights BIA on Centre St. North for some art, music, shopping and fun at the second annual Trunk Show and Sale. See something you’ve never seen before, share some great food and shopping and stroll along one of Calgary’s most historic Main Streets taking in Calgary’s talented artists and makers. Centre St. between 7th and 14th Avenues N.
Location:Centre St. between 7th and 14th Avenues N.
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events
Link:https://crescentheightsvillage.ca
Marda Loop MADE SeptemberFest Outdoor/Indoor Festival.
> Saturday Sep 17, 2022 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Shop Marda Loop MADE's Outdoor/Indoor Festival showcasing 85 Alberta artisans, makers and foodies at the Marda Loop Communities Association Hall.
Location:Marda Loop Communities Association Hall
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Beakerhead.
Everyday from Sep 23, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
It’s a time and place where engineers show their creative sides, and artists get technical, where science hits the street, and everyone gets ingenious. Everyone is warmly encouraged to take part. Find yourself immersed in engineered art, international ingenuity competitions, public performances, community challenges, backyard-built contraptions, and creations of your own making.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://beakerhead.com/events
National Day for Truth & Reconciliation.
> Friday Sep 30, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This day honors the lost children and survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. There are a number of events planned in various locations throughout the city.
Location:Various locations
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Free Events, Talks, Workshops & Seminars

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