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Friday, November 26th, 2021

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Calgary Flames Grade 6 Activities.
Everyday from Aug 1, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The YMCA is excited to offer Calgary Flames Grade 6 activities live and in person in a safe and fun outdoor environment and a virtual at-home experience! This free membership supported by the Calgary Flames Foundation is still available and will be extended to expire December 31, 2021 for any children that began their membership after August 1, 2020. Grade 6 Memberships for 2021/2022 school year will be available as of August 1, 2021. Programming will return to in-person in the coming weeks and months with some virtual resources also being offered. For more information, visit the website.
Category:Free Events, Youth Activities
Link:ymcacalgary.org/faqs
Legacy's 7th Annual Christmas Lights Parade.
Everyday from Nov 17, 2021 - Jan 10, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Now until January 10. The 7th Annual Legacy Christmas Lights Parade is back for another year! Experience the magic of the holidays with your family in Legacy’s winter wonderland. With more than a million Christmas lights, it is one of Calgary's largest free light displays. Drive or walk through the community and explore various colorfully-lit streets, parks, homes and more, or enjoy skating at one of Legacy’s two skating rinks opening in early December, located at 412 Legacy View SE. Plus, tour around the many decorated show homes from WestCreek Homes, Look Master Builder, Morrison Homes, and more!
Location:The Community of Legacy in South Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:mylegacyliving.ca
Banff & Lake Louise Tourism Presents, In Search of Christmas Spirit.
Everyday from Nov 24, 2021 - Jan 1, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Takes place November 24 to January 1. Check website for dates and times available to book. Discover the wonder of Christmas in Banff National Park this holiday season. Banff & Lake Louise Tourism is proud to present, In Search of Christmas Spirit - a live Christmas story told by the wildlife of Banff National Park and delivered by a sensory extravaganza of light and sound. This is a free outdoor event hosted on select nights of the holiday season. The experience is ticketed for your comfort and enjoyment. You must reserve tickets for all members of your party, other than children 2 years old and under. There is no group ticket option. For full details, visit the website.
Location:Banff Park Museum, 91 Banff Avenue, T1L 1K2
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:banfflakelouise.com/christmas/christmas-spirit
Bear Street Holiday Market.
Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 26, 2021 - Dec 12, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays until December 12. Fridays: 4 to 9pm. Saturdays & Sundays: 10 am to 6pm. Then daily, December 17 to 24 & 26 to 31, 10am 6pm. Bundle up, grab a hot chocolate, and enjoy a stroll through the all-new Bear Street Holiday Market! Located in the heart of downtown Banff, the Bear Street Holiday Market features local artisans, retailers, and food stalls. Embrace the holiday spirit as you browse the market stalls for holiday gifts and delights and round off your experience with a bite to eat at one of Bear Street's many cozy restaurants.
Location:Downtown Banff
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:banfflakelouise.com/christmas/bear-street-holiday-market
35th Annual Lions' Festival of Lights.
Everyday from Nov 27, 2021 - Jan 9, 2022 at 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
The Lions Festival of Lights take place November 27 to January 9. Enjoy an evening out with friends and/or family as you meander your way through beautiful twinkling holiday lights!
Location:Confederation Park: Along 14 Street NW, North of 24 Avenue.
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:lionsfestivaloflights.ca
Get Your Glow on at the Airdrie Festival of Lights!.
Everyday from Dec 1, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Airdrie Festival of Lights glows nightly from December 1 to 31. You can also ring in 2022 with the New Year' Eve Family-Friendly Dance Party! Enjoy Western Canada’s largest free outdoor walk-through Christmas Light Display! Something magical is coming on December 1 as the first-ever Coca-Cola Canada Holiday Truck Tour will be making a stop at the festival! Bring your family and friends to experience the magic, and snap and share a festive selfie with the Holiday truck and Santa! More festive fun includes activities for families, courtesy of TELUS, Santa visits, kids activities with Community Links, Santa's Reindeer are back, a holiday performance by Ambition Performing Arts, and more! The festival is free but they cannot glow without you! Donations are gratefully accepted.
Location:Nose Creek Park in Airdrie
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:airdrielights.com
Legacy’s Light Up the Pond for a Cause.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Dec 3, 2021 - Dec 5, 2021 at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Kick off the holiday season with the annual Light Up the Pond for a Cause event happening in Legacy. Perfect for the whole family, come by the Big Pond in Legacy anytime between 5:30 and 6:30 pm, from December 3 to 5 to celebrate the holiday season! There will be fire pits, lots of lights, hot chocolate and treats, photos ops, music, and more!
Location:The Big Pond in Legacy: Legacy Main Street SE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:calgarylegacy.ca/light-up-legacy-for-a-cause/
Reconnect Socially and Discover Today’s Square Dancing.
> Friday Dec 3, 2021 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Square dancing is just walking to music! Come and try it at McDougall United Church. Free admission. No partner necessary. Experienced caller will introduce you to the basic steps of Today’s Square Dancing.
Location:McDougall United Church: 8516 Athabasca Street SE
Category:Free Events, Parent's Night Out
Link:squaredancecalgary.com/wp-content/uploads/2021-12-03-Intro.pdf
Rustic Reindeer Rendezvous at Calgary Farmers' Market.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Dec 3, 2021 - Dec 5, 2021 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Takes place November 26 to 28, 10am to 4pm and December 3 to 5, 10am to 4pm. How would Santa make his way to the market without his trusty flying guides? Kids of all ages (there’s a kind in all of us) can see his reindeer on the south lawn! Warm yourself around a crackling fire, indulge your sweet tooth with a fresh Beavertail, and soak up some quality time together.
Location:Calgary Christmas Market: 510, 77 Avenue SE
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://calgaryfarmersmarket.ca/events/details/From%20the%20North%20Pole%20to%20our%20stable.
Hour of Code - Computer Science Education Week.
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Dec 7, 2021 - Dec 10, 2021 at 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Code Ninjas is collaborating with Microsoft MakeCode to bring opportunities to anyone who wants to get involved during CSEd Week. Code Ninjas will be hosting Hour of Code and Game Jam sessions for free! No coding experience required. For this year’s Hour of Code™, you'll look at how computers and technology can help combat forest fires.
Location:Code Ninjas 130 Avenue SE: 4948, 126 Ave SE #3
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:codeninjas.com/se-130-ave-shepard-ab-ca
Bear Street Holiday Market.
Everyday from Dec 17, 2021 - Dec 24, 2021 at 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Takes place Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays until December 12. Fridays: 4 to 9pm. Saturdays & Sundays: 10 am to 6pm. Then daily, December 17 to 24 & 26 to 31, 10am 6pm. Bundle up, grab a hot chocolate, and enjoy a stroll through the all-new Bear Street Holiday Market! Located in the heart of downtown Banff, the Bear Street Holiday Market features local artisans, retailers, and food stalls. Embrace the holiday spirit as you browse the market stalls for holiday gifts and delights and round off your experience with a bite to eat at one of Bear Street's many cozy restaurants.
Location:Downtown Banff
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:banfflakelouise.com/christmas/bear-street-holiday-market
Bear Street Holiday Market.
Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Dec 26, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021 at 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Takes place Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays until December 12. Fridays: 4 to 9pm. Saturdays & Sundays: 10 am to 6pm. Then daily, December 17 to 24 & 26 to 31, 10am 6pm. Bundle up, grab a hot chocolate, and enjoy a stroll through the all-new Bear Street Holiday Market! Located in the heart of downtown Banff, the Bear Street Holiday Market features local artisans, retailers, and food stalls. Embrace the holiday spirit as you browse the market stalls for holiday gifts and delights and round off your experience with a bite to eat at one of Bear Street's many cozy restaurants.
Location:Downtown Banff
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:banfflakelouise.com/christmas/bear-street-holiday-market

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