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Calgary Pro Musica and Green Fools Theatre present 'more rocky mountain fairy tales'.
Everyday from Jan 1, 1970 - Apr 28, 2024 at 12:00 am - 4:30 pm
Come and enjoy an afternoon listening to stories and some of Canada’s finest musicians. Storyteller/Musician Samantha Whelan Kotkas and her friends will entertain you and your children with musical interactive tales of child-accessible hikes in the Rocky Mountains. Teach your child about courage, unity, joyfulness, and caring in an afternoon of fun and adventure. An event for the whole family that you will want to be a part of. Recommended for children aged 5 to 12, but created with the entire family in mind. Come one hour before the show & enjoy family friendly activities. Stay after to meet the performers. Created and Narrated by Samantha Whelan Kotkas Music by Tyler Hornby Puppets by Green Fools Theatre Video by Joel Goundry Tyler Hornby - Drums, Chris Andrew - Piano, Pat Belliveau - Saxophones, Aaron Shore - Guitar, Stephen Shepard - Bass
Cost:$15.00
Location:The University of Calgary Rozsa Centre: Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:https://calgarypromusica.ca/family/
Da Vinci The Exhibition at TELUS Spark.
Everyday from Jan 22, 2024 - May 5, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Da Vinci The Exhibition is a hands-on exploration of Leonardo da Vinci's life, research, and art, developed by Aurea Exhibitions and produced by Imagine Exhibitions, Inc. Guests can go beyond the canvas, exploring over 65 life-size inventions, more than 20 fine art studies, and captivating displays.
Location:TELUS Spark
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sparkscience.ca
Rock the Nation at Studio Bell.
Everyday from Jan 27, 2024 - Apr 28, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A rousing theatrical production celebrating and honoring Canada’s remarkable musical legacy. Experience it all live on stage, and journey through the decades.
Location:Studio Bell Music Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://studiobell.ca
Butterfield Acres Barnyard Baby Days.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Mar 30, 2024 - Apr 14, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Spring is in the air! Help us bounce into spring by welcoming wonderful new baby farm animals! Join during the first few weeks to snuggle with baby goats, woolly little lambs, and peep at our freshly hatched chicks and the adorable piglets with their mama.
Location:Butterfield Acres
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://butterfieldacres.com
Bloom & Brunch Festival in Banff.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Apr 6, 2024 - May 12, 2024 at 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Banff Gondola and Northern Lights Alpine Kitchen are hosting the Bloom & Brunch Festival, a delectable event. Enjoy a buffet brunch, mimosa bar, live entertainment, floral photo opportunities and more. It’s a festive way to enjoy the season and your favorite weekend meal.
Location:Banff Gondola
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://banfflakelouise.com
Aggie Days.
Everyday from Apr 13, 2024 - Apr 14, 2024 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Visit the Nutrien Western Event Centre and enjoy visiting the farm without even leaving the city. The displays and interactive activities, hosted by industry organizations and volunteers, are designed to help children learn more about Alberta's agricultural and historical legacy.
Location:Nutrien Event’s Centre Stampede Grounds
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:http://ag.calgarystampede.com
Loose Moose Theatre Presents: Young King Arthur.
Everyday from Apr 13, 2024 - May 5, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Loose Moose Theatre For Kids is a truly magical experience for children four to ten years old, as well as fun and entertaining for parents.
Location:Loose Moose Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://loosemoose.com
España!.
> Sunday Apr 14, 2024 at 2:30 pm - 12:00 am
Calgary Civic Symphony presents a voyage to Spain, its exotic nights and infectious rhythms featuring Manual de Falla’s Three Cornered Hat at Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgarycivicsymphony.ca
Films at the Fort: Space Jam .
> Sunday Apr 14, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Come by the Burnswest Theatre at Fort Calgary for the cozy indie theatre atmosphere, snacks and screenings of movies made for the big screen! Space Jam (PG): In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.
Cost:$12.00
Location:Fort Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:http://www.fortcalgary.com/events/fatf-spacejam
The Spring Market at Deerfoot Inn & Casino.
> Sunday Apr 14, 2024 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
After their successful Holiday Market, Deerfoot Inn & Casino is pleased to bring you the Spring Market. Join in the Hallway, the Sundance & Bridlewood ballrooms where you will find up to 80 vendors offering you everything you may need to bring spring into your home and spirit.
Location:Deerfoot Inn & Casino
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://eventbrite.ca
Jurassic Quest.
Everyday from Apr 19, 2024 - Apr 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Take part in the largest and most realistic traveling dinosaur experience in North America at the BMO Centre. The event features true-to-detail (and size!) dinosaurs, including a 60-foot-long, sky-scraping Spinosaurus, an 80-foot-long Apatosaurus, and a life-sized T rex.
Location:BMO Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://jurassicquest.com
LEGO® Creativity Workshop.
Everyday from Apr 20, 2024 - Apr 21, 2024 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Is your child a star in the making? Whether they express themselves through music, movies, singing, dancing or any other art form, we want to celebrate their passion with a fun building activity. Kids will create and decorate their own LEGO® photo frame to show off their creative accomplishments. This activity is suitable for children ages six to 12. All participants must sign up in advance at the website.
Location:Chinook Centre LEGO Store
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://www.lego.com/en-us/stores/events/creativity-workshop
SUPERTRAIN.
Everyday from Apr 20, 2024 - Apr 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This has become Canada's biggest and best annual train show. Featuring over 40,000 square feet of operating model railroad layouts, displays, lionel, LEGO trains, Thomas and Friends, garden railroads, photo exhibits, merchandise, live demos and more at Genesis Centre.
Location:Genesis Centre
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://supertrain.ca
Michael’s Make Break: Totally Tie Dye.
> Sunday Apr 21, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tie Dye is all the rage. Join in store for this fun project. Purchase your size shirt, then head to the MakeBreak table to Tie Dye a shirt to take home.
Location:Participating Michaels locations
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://canada.michaels.com
Spring Thaw Car Show at Heritage Park.
> Sunday Apr 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Race over to Heritage Park for the Nifty Fifty Spring Thaw Car Show. Explore the over 400 vehicles expected to be in show, including hot rods, classics, custom builds, antiques and more. After you’re done, head into Gasoline Alley Museum and discover one of the world’s largest collections of vintage vehicles – for the first time ever, almost all the cars in the museum will have their hood’s up! Rev up your engines and join us for Spring Thaw.
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
National Geographic Film Concert: Secrets of the Whales.
Everyday from Apr 21, 2024 - Apr 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Filmed over a period of three years across 24 global locations, Secrets of the Whales submerges audiences deep into the lives of five different whale families: orcas, humpbacks, belugas, narwhals, and sperm whales. Now this awe-inspiring documentary comes to the Jack Singer Concert Hall at Arts Commons in an unforgettable live film in concert.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://artscommons.ca
Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo.
Everyday from Apr 25, 2024 - Apr 28, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
If you're into comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, gaming, or cosplay, this is the place for you. You'll feel out of this world – and right at home. Find your fandom family at the BMO Centre, all 100,000 of them!
Location:BMO Centre
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://fanexpohq.com
More Rocky Mountain Fairy Tales.
> Sunday Apr 28, 2024 at 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Enjoy an afternoon listening to stories and some of Canada’s finest musicians. Storyteller/Musician Samantha Whelan Kotkas and her friends will entertain you and your children with musical interactive tales of child-accessible hikes in the Rocky Mountains. Teach your child about courage, unity, joyfulness, and caring in an afternoon of fun and adventure.
Cost:$15.00
Location:The University of Calgary Rozsa Centre: Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgarypromusica.ca/family/
YMCA Calgary Arts Presents: Calgary Young People’s Theatre in Sasquatch Sally .
Everyday from May 3, 2024 - May 5, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Combining folklore, familial drama and just a tiny sprinkle of summer camp shenanigans, this theatrical tale is as unique as a sasquatch! Summer is the best time of year, and for sisters Sally and Ali, summertime means Summer Camp. An escape from school work, bullies, and a chance to make new friends. Some kids choose to stick close to family, others craft new memories with their cabin roommates, while some find themselves making friends with the impossible. This show is perfect for all ages.
Location:Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge, BMO Theatre, 11300 Rocky Ridge Rd NW, Calgary, AB T3G 5H3
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time
Link:http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sasquatch-sally-tickets-764814780597?aff=ebdsoporgprofile
Day Out With Thomas at Heritage Park.
Everyday from May 4, 2024 - May 5, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
‘Pop’ on board a train ride adventure with Thomas the Tank Engine! Day Out With Thomas: Bubble Tour is rolling into the station with loads of bubble-themed games and activities! Enjoy live entertainment, photo ops, the exclusive gift shop, lawn games and so much more. Take a real train ride with Thomas and spend the day creating memories for the whole family.
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
Michaels’ Sunday MakeBreak: Yayoi Kusama Inspired Painting.
> Sunday May 5, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join in-store to create a painting inspired by Japanese contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama, celebrating AAPI Month.
Location:Participating Michaels locations
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://canada.michaels.com
Granary Road Open Weekend Book Reading & Goats!.
> Sunday May 5, 2024 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join Granary Road and local author Christina Hatton-Fearnley for a live book reading of Kevin The Pack Goat Friendship Fumble and meet our super-cute Goats for a special Play Time afterwards! This event is free with paid admission to Granary Road's Park. We also have a Farmer's Market & Garden Centre.
Location:Granary Road Park, Farmer's Market & Garden Centre226066 112 Street WestFoothills County, ABT1S 5S5
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time
Link:http://www.granaryroad.com
Hike for Hospice Calgary.
> Sunday May 5, 2024 at 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Hike for Hospice Calgary is a fundraising walk for all ages and abilities. Join us at Fish Creek Park to celebrate and honour our clients and families, hear from a client ambassador, meet the Calgary Stampeders, enjoy music, face painting, prizes, and a free lunch!
Cost:$15.00
Location:Fish Creek Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:http://www.hospicecalgary.ca/events/hike/
Spruce Meadows Rosebud Classic.
Everyday from May 9, 2024 - May 12, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This outdoor amateur local show jumping tournament provides a wonderful opportunity for riders to showcase their skills and compete in a friendly and supportive environment.
Location:Spruce Meadows
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sprucemeadows.com
YMCA Calgary Arts Presents: Calgary Young People’s Theatre in Sasquatch Sally .
Everyday from May 10, 2024 - May 12, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Combining folklore, familial drama and just a tiny sprinkle of summer camp shenanigans, this theatrical tale is as unique as a sasquatch! Summer is the best time of year, and for sisters Sally and Ali, summertime means Summer Camp. An escape from school work, bullies, and a chance to make new friends. Some kids choose to stick close to family, others craft new memories with their cabin roommates, while some find themselves making friends with the impossible. This show is perfect for all ages.
Location:Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton, Evan Hazel Theatre, 4995 Market Street SE, Calgary, AB, T3M 2P9
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time
Link:http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sasquatch-sally-tickets-764818622087?utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-medium=discovery&utm-term=listing&utm-source=cp&aff=ebdsshcopyurl
Calgary Reads Big Book Sale.
Everyday from May 10, 2024 - May 20, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
At the 20th Calgary Reads Big Book Sale, discover more than 175,000 gently used books of every genre imaginable – and help more children experience the life-changing joy of reading at Calgary Curling Club.
Location:Calgary Curling Club
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://bigbooksale.ca
Otafest.
Everyday from May 10, 2024 - May 12, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Calgary’s volunteer-run, non-profit, all-ages Japanese anime and pop culture festival featuring anime screenings, an exhibitor hall, community panels, cosplay contests, voice actors, concerts, and so much more at Telus Convention Centre.
Location:Telus Convention Centre
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:http://otafest.com
Day Out with Thomas at Heritage Park.
Everyday from May 10, 2024 - May 12, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
‘Pop’ on board a train ride adventure with Thomas the Tank Engine! Day Out With Thomas: Bubble Tour is rolling into the station with loads of bubble-themed games and activities! Enjoy live entertainment, photo ops, the exclusive gift shop, lawn games and so much more. Take a real train ride with Thomas and spend the day creating memories for the whole family.
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
Mother's Day Planters at Greengate Garden Centres.
Everyday from May 11, 2024 - May 12, 2024 at 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Celebrate Mother's Day with a gift that blooms from the heart! Kids (and kids at heart) are invited to craft a special Mother's Day planter for just $5 at greengate Garden Centres. Dive into the joy of planting as you select from the vibrant array of sun or shade annuals, nestle them into a cozy pot with just the right mix of soil, and give them a sprinkle of top-notch fertilizer and water. It's a hands-on way to create a blossoming tribute to the special moms in our lives. All proceeds are donated to the Calgary Homeless Foundation.
Cost:$5.00
Location:Greengate Garden Centres, 14111 Macleod Trail S., Calgary, Alberta, T2Y 1M6
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://greengate.ca
Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo Mother’s Day Brunch.
Everyday from May 11, 2024 - May 12, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Celebrate Mother’s Day in a wild and enchanting way with a special brunch at the zoo. Immerse yourself in the unique charm of nature while treating the most important woman in your life to a memorable experience. To make the day even more special, there will be Mother’s Day themed menu, crafts for children to make a gift, fresh flowers for mom, and more.
Location:Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryzoo.com
Mother’s Day Brunch at TELUS Spark.
> Sunday May 12, 2024 at 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Who says only mammals make great mamas? Daddy long legs spiders carry their spiderlings on their backs, and certain earwig moms sacrifice themselves for their offspring – now that's love! This Mother's Day show mom the love at Spark.
Location:TELUS Spark
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sparkscience.ca
Mother’s Day Brunch at Heritage Park .
> Sunday May 12, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Get ready to spoil the most amazing woman in your life with brunch that’s going to make her feel oh-so-loved. Join us for a delicious spread of traditional buttermilk pancakes, eggs benedict, crispy double smoked maple bacon and so much more!
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
Michaels’ Sunday Makebreak: Summer Tie Dye.
> Sunday May 19, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Summer is coming! Join us in store for this fun tie dye project with or without fringe. Purchase your size shirt, then head to the MakeBreak table to create a shirt to take home.
Location:Participating Michaels locations
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://canada.michaels.com
Royal Canadian International Circus.
Everyday from May 24, 2024 - Jun 2, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Prepare for a spellbinding journey filled with a diverse array of thrilling acts, a visual feast of high production value; and an interactive extravaganza that promises an unforgettable experience for all. Join us under the big top at CrossIron Mills Mall for a circus adventure like no other in 2024!
Location:CrossIron Mills Mall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://royalcanadiancircus.ca
Heritage Park Festival of Quilts.
Everyday from May 25, 2024 - May 26, 2024 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
For two days explore the Historical Village and admire hundreds of colorful quilts on display. And the Historical Village is open with all your favorites so you can experience the sights, smells and sounds of living history spanning from the 1880s to the 1950s.
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
Calgary Boys' Choir 50th Anniversary Concert.
> Sunday May 26, 2024 at 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Under the leadership of Artistic Director Kathryn Berko, this event features performances by the workshop choir, current members of the Calgary Boys' Choir, and is joined by past directors including Paul Grindlay and Julie Freedman-Smith.
Cost:$25.00
Location:Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Run Bowness.
> Sunday Jun 2, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Don’t let the name fool you, you can run or walk in this community event. The race will begin at the Bowness Community Association and take participants through beautiful riverside views in Bowness Park and Baker Park. Support the Bowness Community Association and have fun jogging with friends and family. Following the race there will be a celebratory beer garden with live music in the Bowness Community Association greenspace.
Location:Bowness Community Association
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://runguides.com
Spruce Meadows Continental.
Everyday from Jun 6, 2024 - Jun 9, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Check out some incredible horsemanship at Spruce Meadows. This premier equestrian facility is conveniently located just at the southern edge of the city and hosts several top-tier show jumping tournaments throughout the year.
Location:Spruce Meadows
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sprucemeadows.com
Jubilations Dinner Theatre Presents: Friends: The One with Ace Ventura.
Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Jun 8, 2024 - Aug 10, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Featuring uproarious laughter and the greatest hits of the “Friends” era, performed by some of Canada’s best singers.
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://jubilations.ca
Father’s Day Brunch at Heritage Park.
> Sunday Jun 16, 2024 at 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dear old dad. He’s coaching a sports team, fixing things around the house, or acting as your own personal Uber driver. Show dad how much you love him with Calgary’s best brunch buffet and a visit to one of the world’s largest public collections of vintage vehicles in Gasoline Alley Museum. Learn more at heritagepark.ca.
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
Spruce Meadows Pan-American.
Everyday from Jun 26, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Top sport and top riders return to Spruce Meadows for the 'Pan American', presented by Rolex.
Location:Spruce Meadows
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sprucemeadows.com
Earth Hour.
Everyday from Mar 23, 2025 - Mar 23, 2024 at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
A worldwide campaign focused on energy reduction and celebration of reducing our energy and environmental impact. Join for music, entertainment, and opportunities to experience what environmental actions you can take in Calgary. Pedal power midway games and experience how our natural world affects our daily lives. Bring personal lighting and dance to the DJ when the lights go down for the Earth Hour Party!
Location:Central Library (800 3 Street SE)
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:http://calgarylibrary.ca/events-and-programs/programs/earth-hour-calgary-unplugged-2024/

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