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Friday, June 11th, 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
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/
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
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
Join Calgary Parks for Wetland Wonders at Carburn Park.
> Friday Jul 9, 2021 at 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Two Sessions: 11am to 12:30pm and 1:30 to 3pm. Are you ready to learn all about the wonders of wetlands? Join Calgary Parks to explore these natural spaces and the wildlife that call them home. Discover why wetlands are important and get an up-close view of the amazing critters that live below the surface during a pond dip. This program is free! Participants must be accompanied by an adult and pre-registration is required. Recommended for family cohorts with children aged 5 to 12.
Location:Carburn Park: 67 Riverview Drive SE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
The Calgary Stampede Parade - Where It All Begins!.
> Friday Jul 9, 2021 at 8:00 am - 11:00 am
The Stampede Parade is an iconic part of Calgary’s cultural identity. The Parade entertains the community with a showcase of colorful floats, majestic horses, and high-energy marching bands! This year’s Parade will travel through Stampede Park prior to the Park opening on the morning of July 9. The parade will still feature many of the things you know and love, including floats, marching bands, and many mounted riders without in-person spectators. Enjoy the Parade from the comfort of your living room through a special broadcast live on Global News and streamed live on globalnews.ca/calgary and YouTube.
Location:Online
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:globalnews.ca/calgary
Prolific Sports House Stampede Breakfast.
> Friday Jul 16, 2021 at 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Prolific Sports House is hosting their first ever annual Stampede breakfast! Come on down to enjoy a free breakfast, music, and other Stampede events!
Location:Prolific Sports House: 120 - 8489, 40 St SE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events
Link:stampedebreakfast.ca/event/prolific-stampede-breakfast
Join Calgary Parks for Wetland Wonders at Confederation Park.
> Friday Jul 16, 2021 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Two sessions: 11am to 12:30pm and 1 to 3:30pm. Are you ready to learn all about the wonders of wetlands? Join Calgary Parks to explore these natural spaces and the wildlife that call them home. Discover why wetlands are important and get an up-close view of the amazing critters that live below the surface during a pond dip. This program is free. Participants must be accompanied by an adult and pre-registration is required. Recommended for family cohorts with children aged 5 to 12.
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Oxford Learning Stampede Breakfast.
> Friday Jul 16, 2021 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Oxford Learning is following government regulations closely. Please wear a mask and follow health and safety guidelines for this event. Due to COVID, they might switch to grab n’ go style, depending on government regulations. Stay tuned and follow their Facebook Page for first-hand information.
Location:Oxford Learning: 6404 Old Banff Coach Road SW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events
Link:stampedebreakfast.ca/event/oxford-free-stampede-breakfast
Fiestaval Latin Festival.
Everyday from Jul 16, 2021 - Jul 18, 2021 at 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Takes place July 16 & 17, 11am to 11pm, and July 18, 11am to 10pm. Fiestaval is a three-day free multicultural arts and entertainment festival highlighting the Latin American Culture. Fiestaval is held in the heart of Downtown Calgary at Olympic Plaza.
Location:Olympic Plaza: 228, 8 Avenue SE
Category:Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:fiestaval.ca
Creekfest - Reimagined.
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Jul 17, 2021 - Jul 23, 2021 at 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Friends of Fish Creek invite your family to experience the Second Annual Creekfest - Reimagined! Creekfest - Reimagined will comprise of a week of free online presentations and performances from partnering organizations. Through these online presentations, like-minded conservation organizations can provide in-depth information on topics relevant to nature and conservation. While the format of Creekfest has changed to meet the current health situation, the focus of this very special event has stayed the same: raising awareness about nature, conservation, healthy watersheds and Alberta’s beautiful Provincial parks! Visit the website or Facebook page for a schedule of events and updates.
Location:Facebook Live, Zoom, YouTube, Social Media, and more!
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:friendsoffishcreek.org/event/creekfest/
Join Calgary Parks for Wetland Wonders at Stanley Park.
> Friday Jul 30, 2021 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Two sessions: 11am to 12:30pm and 1 to 3:30pm. Are you ready to learn all about the wonders of wetlands? Join Calgary Parks to explore these natural spaces and the wildlife that call them home. Discover why wetlands are important and get an up-close view of the amazing critters that live below the surface during a pond dip. Programs are free and will be held at Ralph Klein Park and other local parks in the city. Participants must be accompanied by an adult and pre-registration is required. Recommended for family cohorts with children aged 5 to 12.
Location:Stanley Park: 330, 42 Avenue SW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free

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