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The All New Royal Canadian Family Circus Spectac!® 2019 Tour

The all new Royal Canadian family Circus Spectac!® 2019 Tour, coming to CrossIron Mills for 12 spectacular Show under the magnificent Big Top from June 14 to June 23, 2019, will mesmerize, astound, thrill, and captivate audiences beyond the extraordinary. Jam-packed with explosive live entertainment, the show brings tradition and thrilling acts featuring the Flying Cortes trapeze family, acrobatics, death defying Wheel of Destiny, hilarious Clowning and towering feats of Balancing strength, fearless Motorcycle Globe, Chinese acrobats, Contortionists, extreme Teeterboards athleticism and beautiful Aerialists in the air.

This is an animal-free Spectac! show - human performers only. Purchase 2-for-1 tickets at royalcanadiancircus.ca (Promo Code: calgaryschild). For more information, visit the website.

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Monday, June 10
Guest: Lisa Barton, Manager of Family Program, Families Matter
Topic: On June 22, Families Matter is hosting an event called “Steps to Hope” for families to build awareness of the community supports offered to support Perinatal Mental Health Programs in Calgary. Depression, anxiety, and stress are common during the perinatal period and are estimated to affect up to 25 percent of mothers. Lisa will give us the full details on the Steps to Hope event and how you can contribute to this important cause, simply by climbing stairs or walking. 

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Monday, June 24
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Purchase Your Tickets Now for the all new Royal Canadian family Circus Spectac!® 2019 Tour.
Everyday from Apr 24, 2019 - Jun 23, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Purchase your tickets now for the all new Royal Canadian family Circus Spectac!® 2019 Tour, taking place June 14 to 23. The all new Royal Canadian family Circus Spectac!® is coming CrossIron Mills, under the Big Top, for 12 spectacular shows. This internationally-renowned circus will bring thrilling acts featuring Chinese Acrobats Flying Trapeze, Wheel of Destiny, Comedy, Motorcycle Globe, Hula Hoops, MotoSwing and Aerialists. (This is an animal-free show.) For more information and to purchase 2 for 1 tickets, visit the website below (promo code: calgaryschild).
Location:CrossIron Mills - Under the Big Top
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:royalcanadiancircus.ca
Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Canada Day Celebrations.
> Monday Jul 1, 2019 at 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Canada Day celebrations at Prairie Winds Park has become one of the city’s premier events attended by thousands of Calgarians representing diverse communities. There will be a BBQ, flag hoisting and national anthem presented by a group of children, recreational activities and games for kids, guided tours of Baitun Nur, one of the largest mosques in Canada, and more!
Location:Prairie Winds Park: 223 Castleridge Boulevard NE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:celebratecanada.ca
Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre Canada Day Celebrations.
> Monday Jul 1, 2019 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Enjoy Canada Day in Chinatown and get an introduction to many merchant and restaurant offerings. Stunning performances from multicultural talent, delicious authentic cuisine, and family-friendly activities will enhance your knowledge of cultural groups. Spin the wheel to receive discounts to cultural experiences, color your Chinese zodiac, and more!
Location:Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre: 197, 1 Street SW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Canada Day Block Party at Max Bell Centre.
> Monday Jul 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
This event boasts one of the best views of the Canada Day fireworks and includes headliner music and entertainment acts, a massive YYC vendors’ market, beer garden, a bigger than ever kids’ zone, an Indigenous village, food trucks, and more! Pet-friendly, too.
Location:Max Bell Centre: 1001 Barlow Trail SE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:marketspotyyc.com/
Dominion Day/Canada Day at Heritage Park.
> Monday Jul 1, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Celebrate Canada Day the old-fashioned way! Enjoy a pancake breakfast, an old-fashioned parade down main street, mini chuckwagon races, family games, entertainment, and more!
Location:Heritage Park Historical Village: 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:heritagepark.ca
Canada Day at Fort Calgary.
> Monday Jul 1, 2019 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Experience Canada Day at Fort Calgary! Outside on the grounds, grab a bite from the food trucks’ caravan, take the kids to the Fort Calgary Kids' Zone (crafts, games, and artifacts!), meet your neighborhood champions at the Community Tent Village, get a free temporary tattoo with the Girl Guides of Canada, and see the North West Mounted Police brass band perform live! Enjoy a drink in the family-friendly indoor/outdoor beer garden located on the Fort Calgary patio, featuring Village Brewery beer and cider. Head inside the museum to enjoy some shade, the Indigenous Learning Space in Burnswest Theatre, Mountie uniform try-on station, and more! Admission by Donation! Admission to the museum is by cash donation, or bring a non-perishable food donation to the Veterans’ Food Bank.
Location:Fort Calgary: 750, 9 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:showpass.com/canada-day-at-fort-calgary/
Calgary Public Library Ultimate Summer Challenge 2019.
Everyday from Jul 1, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Join the Calgary Public Library for hundreds of programs, plus a chance at awesome prizes! Kids and families can read (or be read to) to complete their Challenge Map for prizes and attend Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) programs. For teens, there’s the Ultimate Summer Challenge Teen Takeover, with new online challenges every week! To register, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgarylibrary.ca/summer
Kayben Farms Summer Roundup.
Everyday from Jul 1, 2019 - Jul 7, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place July 1 to 7. Celebrate our western heritage in a fun and family-friendly setting at Kayben Farms! There will be pony rides, horsemanship demonstrations, 4H demonstrations, music, food, tractor rides, and more! Use your season’s pass to get into this event. Tickets are available to purchase at a discounted rate online or purchase full price at the gate.
Location:Kayben Farms: 326064, 32 Street E, Okotoks, Alberta
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:kayben.com
The City of Calgary Canada Day Celebrations.
> Monday Jul 1, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Join Canada’s 152nd birthday celebrations taking place across downtown. There will be a fabulous lineup of events, activities, food, music, and fun in store to help your family celebrate. Bring the family downtown to join from Fort Calgary to Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, to Prince’s Island Park - and everywhere in between! Don’t forget to cap the day off with The City’s spectacular fireworks! To check out the full lineup of festivities, visit the website.
Location:Downtown Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/canadaday
The City of Calgary Recreation Fun Summer Activities.
Everyday from Jul 1, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
If you’re looking for something to do with family or friends or looking for a fun new activity for your child, check out the events and activities happening in a community near you! From Mobile Adventure Playgrounds to Music and Theatre in the Park, from Community Mobile Skateparks to Park n’ Play and Stay n’ Play, there are hundreds of activities to choose from! To find schedules and locations, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
Heritage Day at Heritage Park.
> Monday Aug 5, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Celebrate our country’s heritage at the place that does it the best! Help welcome new Canadians at an official citizenship ceremony, enjoy old-fashioned games, and discover how the west was once!
Location:Heritage Park Historical Village: 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:heritagepark.ca
Mad Science® Bubbling Potions Preschool Workshop.
> Monday Aug 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Have a gas with Mad Science® as they explore the three states of matter and what makes Dry Ice so cool. Brought to you by The Calgary Public Library, presented by Mad Science®. Spaces are limited. Suitable for ages 3 to 5. To register, visit the website below.
Location:Louise Riley Library: 1904, 14 Avenue NW
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:calgarylibrary.ca

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