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Saturday, March 16th, 2019

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The Legendary Easter Hunts at Butterfield Acres.
Everyday from Feb 20, 2019 - Apr 20, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tickets on Sale Now! Events take place April 13 & 14 and April 19 & 20. The Legendary Easter Hunts at Butterfield Acres. Bring the family out to help the Easter Bunny, visit with all of the Spring farmyard babies, and kids will partake in a fun springtime craft! Afterward, all the kids head home with a little treat from the Easter Bunny to say thanks for helping! Buy tickets soon as they sell out quickly. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:254077 Rocky Ridge Road, Calgary, T3R 1A6
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:butterfieldacres.com
StoryBook Theatre Presents, The Giver.
Everyday from Feb 22, 2019 - Mar 23, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
February 22 to March 23, check website for show times. 12-year-old Jonas lives in a perfect world free of poverty, crime, war, and strife. When the Elders of the Community choose him to be the Receiver of Memory, Jonas starts a journey to uncover the truth of this place he has always called home. The more he learns, the more he realizes the Community has systematically given up much of what gives life its meaning: color, music, truth, and love. At the end of the story, Jonas faces a decision that will define him and, ultimately, set a course toward hope. This show is recommended for ages 10 and up. For show times and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre: 375 Bermuda Drive NW
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:storybooktheatre.org
Perogy-Making Class at Granary Road.
> Saturday Mar 16, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Come join the Perogy Guy at Granary Road and cut, roll, stuff and eat your perogies, just like grandma used to!
Cost:$20.00
Location:Granary Road: 226066 112 Street W, T1S 5S5
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:granaryroad.com
Mad Science Playing with Polymers Workshop.
> Saturday Mar 16, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mad Science Playing with Polymers Workshop. Brought to you by The Calgary Public Library, presented by Mad Science. Learn about the most fascinating and beneficial molecule known to mankind: Polymers! Learn how polymers are held together, how their bonds can be broken, and mix up some Mad Science Slime to take home. Suitable for ages 6 to 12. Spaces are limited. To register, visit the Calgary Public Library website.
Location:Southwood Library: 924 Southland Drive SW
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgarylibrary.ca
Penguin Walk at the Calgary Zoo.
Everyday from Feb 20, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Take place now through March 31. 2019 Marks the 7th Year of the Calgary Zoo Penguin Walk! This incredible program allows visitors to get an up-close look at the group of king penguins as they explore, exercise, and waddle their way through the zoo. This is a free-choice activity for the penguins and is subject to weather conditions. *Note: If the temperature warms up to +5ºC, drops to below -25ºC, or the wind exceeds 20km/h, it will be cancelled for the safety of the penguins. Please check the zoo's homepage and social media channels for any updates to the walk due to weather.
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:calgaryzoo.com
Festival of Animated Objects: Puppet Pop Up: Aliens!.
> Saturday Mar 16, 2019 at 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Drop by the Questionarium on the second floor of the new central library and make your own flexible (literally) alien from sponge foam and bric-a-brac!
Location:Central Public Library - Library Meeting Room 14
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:puppetfestival.ca
We are Canadian: Family Screening National Film Board.
> Saturday Mar 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 am
Come to the new Central Library for a free screening of fascinating short films for family audiences. What do puppets, animated objects, and amazing animation all have in common? The National Film Board (NFB), that's what.
Location:Central Public Library - Library Meeting Room 14
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:puppetfestival.ca
Dive-In Movie at Southland Leisure Centre.
> Saturday Mar 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dive-In Movie at Southland Leisure Centre. Settle in for a night at the movies in the water park. Lounge poolside or watch from the water. You’ll enjoy a great film and an even better time with friends, family, and neighbors. Concession and popcorn will be available. Nightly door prizes. For specific movie titles, check out the Facebook page closer to event date.
Location:Southland Leisure Centre: 2000 D Southland Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:facebook.com/SouthlandLeisureCentre
2019 Canadian Screen Arts Festival.
Every Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 - Mar 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This film series will feature five Canadian Screen Award-nominated films, with a different one being screened every Saturday, between March 2 and March 30, leading up to the live Canadian Screen Awards broadcast on Sunday, March 31.
Cost:$9.99
Location:Cineplex Odeon Eau Claire Market Cinemas: 200 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary, AB, T2P 4R5
Category:Festivals & Fairs, Parent's Night Out
Link:academy.ca/screenartsfest

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