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Family Fun

LitCon Returns to Calgary Public Library.
Everyday from May 27, 2024 - May 31, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The literary arts festival is for classrooms from kindergarten to Grade 9 and encourages creativity, social connections, and skill development. Schools in the Calgary area can register for virtual sessions to learn more about literary arts while individual students can get inspired during in-person programs at select Library locations.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgarylibrary.ca/litcon/
Try Orienteering for Free.
> Wednesday May 29, 2024 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Do you know what orienteering is? The sport involves moving through terrain while map reading to help you choose the best route. The object is to run, walk, ski or bike to a series of points shown on the map, choosing routes that will help you find all the required points and get back to the finish in the shortest amount of time. Want to try it out? Do so with Foothills Orienteering for free at Edworthy Park.
Location:Edworthy Park
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://orienteeringcalgary.ca
University District’s Summer Night Markets .
> Wednesday May 29, 2024 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University District’s Night Markets return this May, featuring over 35 local vendors and an array of free entertainment for attendees to enjoy!
Location:Central Commons Park at University District
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://myuniversitydistrict.ca/nightmarket/
Rosebud Theatre Presents: Little Women.
Everyday from Jun 7, 2024 - Aug 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Louisa May Alcott’s timeless, captivating story of the March family is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache and hope. Jo March weaves the story of her and her sisters, Meg, Beth and Amy, and their adventures growing up in the wake of America’s Civil War.
Location:Rosebud Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://rosebudtheatre.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
Spruce Meadows National.
Everyday from Jun 12, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The best athletes from the world's top show jumping nations compete for top prize money and international acclaim during the Spruce Meadows National.
Location:Spruce Meadows
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sprucemeadows.com
Sled Island.
Everyday from Jun 19, 2024 - Jun 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Sled Island's thoughtful, eclectic programming and independent spirit have produced a one-of-a-kind festival experience. Each June, the five-day music and arts festival brings together a community of music, comedy, film and art as well as over 40,000 attendees across multiple venues, earning rave reviews from attendees, artists and media across the globe.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://sledisland.com
Jazz YYC Summer Festival.
Everyday from Jun 25, 2024 - Jun 30, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This signature festival features both ticketed and free events along Calgary’s ‘Music Mile.’ With concerts, a club series, and the signature JazzWalk on the final Sunday of the festival, there is something for everyone.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jazzyyc.com
University District’s Summer Night Market.
> Wednesday Jun 26, 2024 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University District’s Night Markets return this May, featuring over 35 local vendors and an array of free entertainment for attendees to enjoy!
Location:Central Commons Park at University District
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://myuniversitydistrict.ca/nightmarket/
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
Ultimate Summer Challenge.
Everyday from Jul 1, 2024 - Aug 31, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Join the Ultimate Summer Challenge, Calgary Public Library’s largest program for readers and learners of all ages! The challenge is simple: read every day this summer. With free access to books and resources at the Library, it is something all Calgarians can participate in. Plus, you’ll be eligible for incredible grand prizes, including KiwiCrate subscriptions, iPads and more.
Location:Online
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgarylibrary.ca/library-news/celebrate-summer-with-the-ultimate-summer-challenge/
Spruce Meadows North American.
Everyday from Jul 3, 2024 - Jul 7, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The 'North American' tournament, where top athletes from across the continent gather to showcase their skills.
Location:Spruce Meadows
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sprucemeadows.com
Calgary International Blues Festival.
Everyday from Jul 29, 2024 - Aug 4, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A full week of blues workshops, concerts and special events culminates in four days and nights of non-stop music, followed by the Twilight Blues dance parties. Bring your family down to Shaw Millennium Park to enjoy world-class music, a colorful arts market, delicious cuisine by local food trucks, cool beverages and souvenirs.
Location:Shaw Millennium Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgarybluesfest.com
University District’s Summer Night Markets.
> Wednesday Aug 28, 2024 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University District’s Night Markets return this May, featuring over 35 local vendors and an array of free entertainment for attendees to enjoy!
Location:Central Commons Park at University District
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun
Link:http://myuniversitydistrict.ca/nightmarket/
University District’s Summer Night Markets.
> Wednesday Sep 25, 2024 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University District’s Night Markets return this May, featuring over 35 local vendors and an array of free entertainment for attendees to enjoy!
Location:Central Commons Park at University District
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun
Link:http://myuniversitydistrict.ca/nightmarket/

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