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February 14 & 15, 4 to 10pm and February 16, 4 to 7pm. Explore. Interact. Illuminate. Embrace winter with the family and get outdoors with GLOW. Enjoy quality time with loved ones in the crisp February night, and stay warm with delicious food, cozy drinks, and fun activities for all ages! Vote for your favorite ice carver and take a ride down the ice slide, then end the night with a drink at the Ice Lounge and take in the live music! Website.

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Saturday, February 15th, 2020

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GLOW Winter Festival.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Feb 14, 2020 - Feb 16, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
February 14 & 15, 4 to 10pm and February 16, 4 to 7pm. Explore. Interact. Illuminate. Embrace winter with the family and get outdoors with GLOW. Enjoy quality time with loved ones in the crisp February night, and stay warm with delicious food, cozy drinks, and fun activities for all ages! Vote for your favorite ice carver and take a ride down the ice slide, then end the night with a drink at the Ice Lounge and take in the live music!
Location:Downtown Calgary: 8 Avenue between 1 Street SE and 3 Street SE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:glowyyc.com
Alberta Free Family Fishing Weekends.
Everyday from Feb 15, 2020 - Feb 17, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Fishing is an easy and enjoyable way for family and friends to connect with some of Alberta’s greatest natural resources - our lakes, rivers, streams, and the fish that live in them. During Alberta’s twice-yearly Family Fishing Weekends, no fishing licence is required. Albertans and visitors are invited to give fishing a try on waterbodies with open fishing seasons (not in national parks). Keep in mind that fishing regulations still apply. Alberta Family Fishing Weekends – no fishing licence required and happens annually during the Family Day long weekend in February and in the second weekend of July.
Category:Family Fun, Holiday Fun
Link:mywildalberta.ca
Loose Moose Theatre For Kids Presents, The Three Pigs.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 - Feb 23, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Showtimes are Saturdays at 1pm and Sundays, 1 & 2pm, from February 1 to 23. Loose Moose Theatre For Kids Presents, The Three Pigs. Tickets are $14 with group rates available! To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Cost:$14.00
Location:Loose Moose: Second Floor, Crossroads Market: 1235, 26 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:loosemoose.com
StoryBook Theatre Presents: The Neverending Story.
Everyday from Feb 14, 2020 - Mar 14, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place February 14 to March 14; check website for show times. StoryBook Theatre Presents, The Neverending Story. Hiding in a closet to avoid bullies, Bastian becomes immersed in a strangely compelling book: the tale of a hero’s quest to save the realm of Fantastica from the encroaching terror of the Nothing. But is Bastian just a reader of this extraordinary story or a vital part of it? Filled with spectacle and wondrous other-worldly creatures, this beautiful tale of the trials of childhood and the triumph of creativity will delight and inspire the whole family! Rated PG. Recommended for ages 8 and up. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre: 375 Bermuda Drive NW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:storybooktheatre.org
The City of Calgary’s Fun Winter Activities.
Everyday from Feb 1, 2020 - Feb 28, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes Place Throughout February. The City of Calgary’s Fun Winter Activities. Looking for something to do with family or friends, or looking for a fun new activity for your child? Check out the events and activities happening in a community near you! Winter is a great time to find something different to try.
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
FISHtival.
> Saturday Feb 15, 2020 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kick off Alberta’s Family Fishing Weekend with free outdoor family fun and reduced admission to the Discovery Centre, $5 (+tax) per person. The Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery will be open for this event! Hatchery entry and fish feeding is included in the cost of Discovery Centre admission. Visit Investigation Stations to learn about fish and winter recreation in Alberta! Investigation stations are open from 10am to 4pm. Last Admission to the Discovery Centre at 3:15pm. Please leave strollers at home or in your vehicle during this event.
Location:Bow Habitat Station: 1440, 17a Street SE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:facebook.com/events/450827375869080/
Family Quest at Heritage Park.
Every Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Feb 13, 2020 - Feb 17, 2020 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Takes place February 13 to 17. Family Quest at Heritage Park. Bring the whole family down to Gasoline Alley Museum and take on some classic racing games and activities. Assemble and race custom vehicles, take a spin on the ever-popular RC raceway, play games, and explore the museum!
Location:Heritage Park Historical Village: 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:heritagepark.ca
Beltline Bonspiel.
> Saturday Feb 15, 2020 at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Park Central Presents, Beltline Bonspiel. This festival brings together local Calgary community teams to compete in a friendly outdoor curling tournament with the backdrop of the historic Lougheed House, Alberta music, delicious local food and beer, and entertainment for all ages!
Location:Lougheed House: 707, 13 Avenue SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:beltlinebonspiel.ca
Penguin Walk at the Calgary Zoo.
Everyday from Jan 13, 2020 - Mar 16, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
2020 marks the 8th year of the Calgary Zoo Penguin Walk! The king penguin colony heads out on the zoo grounds for a daily enrichment walk in the winter months and visitors get to experience the fun! 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.
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:calgaryzoo.com
In the Heat of the Night at the Calgary Zoo.
Every Friday, Saturday, Feb 14, 2020 - Feb 15, 2020 at 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Get all dressed up for In the Heat of the Night, the Zoo's annual adventure into the world of critter romance. Arrive to a welcome prosecco and start the evening off right by toasting to a wonderful evening of setting sparks fly with a little help from Mother Nature. Then let the Zoo satisfy your appetite for romance and delectable nibbles with appetizers at your table and a scrumptious dinner buffet.
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:calgaryzoo.com

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