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Hygge Hut on River Walk.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 17, 2023 - Mar 1, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The East Village is bringing cozy back to East Village Hygge Hut on RiverWalk. The Hygge Hut is a big warm East Village hug in the middle of a long, cold Calgary winter. The contemporary, Scandinavian-style space is inspired by the Danish idea of Hygge, which means a special kind of well-being — it’s a cozy, easy togetherness enhanced by the glow of a firepit, soft lighting, a warm drink and good company. The snuggle vibe, in short.
Location:East Village River Walk
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://www.evexperience.com
Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo – Penguin Walk.
Everyday from Jan 15, 2024 - Mar 10, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Once again this winter, you can see the king penguins outside of their habitat as they take a royal promenade through zoo grounds. The Penguin Walk offers the king penguins an opportunity for wintery enrichment as well as additional daily exercise. Don’t miss out on a waddling good time!
Location:Calgary Zoo
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryzoo.com.
Blood, Sweat and Tears: Canadian Military Medicine.
Everyday from Jan 20, 2024 - Mar 3, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This exhibit explores Canadian military medicine from the 19th century through to Afghanistan.
Location:Military Museums
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://themilitarymuseums.ca
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
Vertigo Theatre Presents: Heist.
Everyday from Jan 27, 2024 - Feb 25, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A fast-paced, heart-racing play about a diamond heist gone wrong. Can this band of criminals pull off the perfect robbery? Full of diamonds, guns, lasers, betrayal and a cast of characters you’ll be quoting long after you leave the theatre.
Location:Vertigo Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://vertigotheatre.com
Exposure Photography Festival.
Everyday from Feb 1, 2024 - Mar 3, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Exposure is an annual festival that celebrates photography, hosting thoughtfully curated exhibitions that showcase internationally renowned practitioners alongside emerging and established talent from Alberta at various Calgary venues.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Open House & Tours, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://exposurephotofestival.com
YYC Hot Chocolate Fest.
Everyday from Feb 1, 2024 - Feb 28, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This sweet festival sees cafes, restaurants, and chocolatiers compete for the coveted titles of YYC’s Best Hot Chocolate, Best Spirited Hot Chocolate, and Cup The Runneth Over Award. Calgarians can sip a variety of hot cocoas and determine the blend that roasts them all.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://yychotchocolate.com
Mirror Mirror by Moment Factory at Chinook Centre.
Everyday from Feb 2, 2024 - Mar 31, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Mirror Mirror seamlessly blends creative expression and interactive innovation to create an ever-evolving playground of immersive art. Spanning nine dynamic art installations, each explores themes sparked by the wonder of the human mind, designed to entertain visitors of all ages.
Location:Chinook Centre
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://momentfactory.com
Black History Month Exhibition at The Military Museums.
Everyday from Feb 2, 2024 - Feb 29, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
As part of the observance of Black History Month, The Military Museums will be hosting an exhibition in the Atrium from February 2 to the 29. The exhibition aims to showcase the valuable role and sacrifices made by Black Canadian Soldiers from The First World War to the present day.
Location:Military Museums
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://themilitarymuseums.ca
Loose Moose Theatre Presents Thumbelina.
Everyday from Feb 3, 2024 - Feb 25, 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
Calgary Home + Garden Show.
Everyday from Feb 23, 2024 - Feb 25, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Calgary Home + Garden Show is an annual event that takes place in February, focusing on the latest trends and products in home and garden at BMO Centre.
Location:BMO Centre
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://calgaryhgs.com
Spruce Meadows February Classic.
Everyday from Feb 23, 2024 - Feb 25, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The second show jumping event of the Winter Series, the February Classic takes to the indoor comfort of the Spruce Meadows Equi-Plex.
Location:Spruce Meadows
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sprucemeadows.com
The Hangar Flight Museum National Aviation Day/Weekend.
Everyday from Feb 23, 2024 - Feb 25, 2024 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Each year on the anniversary of the first powered flight in Canada, the Silver Dart on February 23, the museum celebrates the opportunities that aviation has provided to our society. They continue National Aviation Day celebrations with a full weekend of fun. This year also celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force - so it's the perfect time to gain a deeper understanding of aviation history.
Location:The Hangar Flight Museum
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://thehangarmuseum.ca
Black History Month: Screening and Discussion of John Ware Reclaimed.
> Sunday Feb 25, 2024 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
John Ware Reclaimed?follows filmmaker Cheryl Foggo on her quest to re-examine the mythology surrounding John Ware, the Black cowboy who settled in Alberta before the turn of the 20th century. Her research uncovers who this iconic figure might have been, and what his legacy means in terms of anti-Black racism.
Location:Central Library
Category:Family Fun, Parent's Night Out, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://calgarylibrary.ca/
Brides2B Expo.
> Sunday Feb 25, 2024 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Creators and producers introduce a new, fresh and affordable, boutique size and style platform, for Calgary and area’s newly engaged couples to plan their big day with amazing local wedding industry businesses at The Glenmore Inn & Convention Centre.
Location:Glenmore Inn & Convention Centre
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun
Link:http://brides2b.ca
Calgary Hitmen Sunday Funday.
> Sunday Feb 25, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join the Calgary Hitmen for their Sunday Fundays, whenever they have a Sunday home game! Come a bit early, they often have special concourse activities to check out like games and face painting and you’ll frequently enjoy special food and beverage pricing.
Location:Scotiabank Saddledome
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://hitmenhockey.com
The Calgary Civic Symphony Presents: The Magic of Mozart & Mahler.
> Sunday Feb 25, 2024 at 2:30 pm - 12:00 am
Two of Calgary’s finest artists join the orchestra for this program of some of the most famous and iconic works by two of the greatest composers. Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto is imbued with a profound creative mastery and emotional depth. Mahler’s 4th is the shortest, most intimate and most performed of his symphonies at Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgarycivicsymphony.ca
The Barn Artisan Market.
> Sunday Feb 25, 2024 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Barn Artisan Market has two floors of local vendors with unique, hand-crafted, and made-in-Alberta products at Shawnessy Barn.
Location:Shawnessy Barn
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun
Link:http://thebarnartisanmarket.ca
Classroom-to-Career: Ripple Foundation Presents Express Inspire Connect Youth-Led Virtual Conference for Today’s Youth, Tomorrow’s Leaders.
> Sunday Feb 25, 2024 at 12:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ripple Foundation – Canada’s national youth education charity that fosters the next generation’s literacy skills with programs that nurture creativity – invites youth in grades eight to 12 to participate in its upcoming virtual event: the annual Express Inspire Connect conference on Sunday, February 25. The youth-organized conference, crafted with a stellar lineup of speakers and sessions under the theme ‘Today’s Youth, Tomorrow’s Leaders,’ is designed to empower the next generation with essential tools for a seamless transition from school to the professional world.
Location:https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0sf-6urzwoGdKIc-jfgyqJmWJ_IEd2PQuP#/registration
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:https://www.ripplefoundation.ca/express-inspire-connect/?utm_campaign=website&utm_medium=email&utm_source=sendgrid.com
Films at the Fort: Romeo + Juliet.
> Sunday Feb 25, 2024 at 2:00 am - 4:00 pm
In this modern-day adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragic love story, Verona Beach is a gritty, run-down city bisected by two major organized crime families, the Capulets and the Montagues, who also happen to be bitter, deadly rivals. Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet are two teenagers who fall in love at a costume party, only to find that their love might be doomed from the start.
Location:Fort Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Youth Activities
Link:http://fortcalgary.com
Theatre Calgary Presents: As You Like It.
Everyday from Feb 27, 2024 - Mar 24, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
It’s the 1960s, and things are getting groovy in the Forest of Arden. Shakespeare’s classic comedy of love and mistaken identity is given new life in this high-spirited adaptation featuring the music of The Beatles.
Location:Max Bell Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://theatrecalgary.com
Calgary Phil Symphony Sundays for Kids Presents: Dan Brown’s Wild Symphony.
> Sunday Mar 3, 2024 at 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Travel through the trees and across the seas with Maestro Mouse and the Calgary Phil for New York Times best-selling author Dan Brown’s Wild Symphony, where you’ll meet a big blue whale and speedy cheetahs, tiny beetles, and graceful swans in this fun and refreshingly real orchestra experience for children of all ages at Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgaryphil.com
Bert Church Live Theatre Presents: Chris Funk the Wonderist.
> Sunday Mar 10, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Redefining Wonder. A magic show with live music! Chris Funk’s Redefining Wonder is an engaging and visceral multimedia experience that has audiences talking and scratching their heads for years to come.
Location:Bert Church LIVE Theatre in Airdrie
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://airdrie.ca
Splish Splash at YMCA Theatre.
Everyday from Mar 16, 2024 - Mar 17, 2024 at 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Live music, dance and puppetry, Splish Splash is a delightful celebration of imagination for the whole family. When there is a power loss during a rainstorm that traps Kid inside, Boredom looms. A chance discovery of a scrap of treasure in the depths of the couch launches Kid on an incredible adventure through the vastness of make-believe worlds at Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge.
Location:Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://ymcacalgary.org/arts
Earth Science for Society.
Everyday from Mar 17, 2024 - Mar 19, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Earth Science for Society (ESfS) is an educational, fun, and dynamic geoscience outreach event at MacEwan Hall at the University of Calgary where students, kids, and families, are offered a chance to explore the wonders of Earth science.
Location:MacEwan Hall at the University of Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://esfscanada.com
Broadway Across Canada Presents: Hairspray.
Everyday from Mar 19, 2024 - Mar 24, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Join 16-year-old Tracy Turnblad in 1960s Baltimore as she sets out to dance her way onto TV’s most popular show. Can a girl with big dreams (and even bigger hair) change the world? Presented at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgary.broadway.com
Splish Splash at YMCA Theatre.
Everyday from Mar 23, 2024 - Mar 24, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Live music, dance and puppetry, Splish Splash is a delightful celebration of imagination for the whole family. When there is a power loss during a rainstorm that traps Kid inside, Boredom looms. A chance discovery of a scrap of treasure in the depths of the couch launches Kid on an incredible adventure through the vastness of make-believe worlds at Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton.
Location:Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://ymcacalgary.org/arts
Experience Shen Yun.
Everyday from Mar 29, 2024 - Mar 31, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Shen Yun is a brilliant artistic revival and celebration of China’s rich cultural heritage. Each performance consists of about 20 pieces, quickly moving from one legend, region, or dynasty to the next. Experience Art with 5000 years of history, inspired by the Divine at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Audtitorium.
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://www.shenyun.com/calgary
Calgary Rock N’ Gem Show.
Everyday from Apr 4, 2024 - Apr 7, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
You’ll find interesting vendors, a selection of rocks and stones, handmade jewelry, and so much more at Spruce Meadows Equiplex.
Location:Spruce Meadows Equiplex
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgarygemshow.com
StoryBook Theatre Presents: Something Rotten! The Musical.
Everyday from Apr 5, 2024 - Apr 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Welcome to the Renaissance and the outrageous, crowd-pleasing musical farce, Something Rotten! Created by Grammy Award-winning songwriter Wayne Kirkpatrick, and successful screenwriters Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, Something Rotten! was lauded by audience members and critics alike.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://storybooktheatre.org
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
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
Stage West Dinner Theatre Presents: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.
Everyday from Apr 19, 2024 - Jun 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
From the chart-topping hits she wrote for the biggest acts in music to her own life-changing, trailblazing success with Tapestry, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical takes you back to where it all began — and takes you on the ride of a lifetime.
Location:Stage West Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://stagewestcalgary.com
Beacon Original Art Spring Show & Sale.
Everyday from Apr 20, 2024 - Apr 21, 2024 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Annual 2-Day Spring Art Show & Sale at the Bridgeland-Riverside Community Association with 25 different artists in attendance each day showcasing: Painting, Jewelry, Glass, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture and Textiles. Chat with artists, comfortably browse and shop local for unique gifts or treat yourself to something special! Free parking and admission, draws and no GST. Join us in our 15th year of bringing artists and art enthusiasts together in Calgary!
Location:917 Centre Ave NE Calgary
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Parent's Night Out
Link:https://www.beaconoriginalart.com/upcoming-show
Calgary Opera Presents: Das Rheingold.
Everyday from Apr 20, 2024 - Apr 26, 2024 at 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Gold, protected by the daughters of the river Rhine, harbors a deep magic. Anyone who casts a ring made from it can rule the whole world but must also renounce love forever. The promise of unlimited power proves irresistible to opportunistic gods, arguing giants, and ambitious dwarfs. Presented at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgaryopera.com
SUPERTRAIN.
Everyday from Apr 21, 2024 - Apr 22, 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

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