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Thursday, June 10th, 2021

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TELUS Spark is Reopening on June 18.
Everyday from Jun 9, 2021 - Jun 18, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Book your timed tickets now and pack not only your sunscreen but your curiosity, too! Get ready for some Summer Sizzle at Spark! You are days away from experiencing Spark’s new planet-inspired Astronaut Ice Cream cones served in the new Rocket Fuel Café! They are out of this world! Plus: The Big Art Drive-In in the parking lot; “Showhome” on Venus in the atrium; A new Dome Theatre show called Tricks of the Night Sky, narrated by Jay Ingram; The Brainasium outdoor park is awaiting your return for fun-filled adventures. Be the first to see it all and book your timed tickets now!
Location:TELUS Spark: 220 St George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Calgary Zoo - "Dinosaurs: Awakened".
Everyday from Jun 10, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Based on the success of the past “Dinosaurs Alive” exhibit, the Calgary Zoo is introducing 26 new realistic animatronic dinosaurs (across 17 species) within Prehistoric Park, from the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods, covering the zoo’s regions including Canada, Asia, Africa, South America, and Antarctica. The exhibit, designed to educate, as well as entertain, encourages visitors to go on an immersive journey through the newly designed Prehistoric Park to experience what it may have been like to roam the Earth with the dinosaurs, while inspiring action to prevent the loss of endangered species today. “Dinosaurs: Awakened” will be viewable within Prehistoric Park until October 31, and is included in the price of daily admission. Tickets can be purchased from the Calgary Zoo website.
Location:Calgary Zoo - North Entrance: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Virtual Race for Pace, Presented by Grant Thornton.
Everyday from Apr 19, 2021 - Jun 20, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Virtual Race for Pace takes place June 4 to 20. For over a decade, heroes across Calgary have laced up and embraced their inner hero for children with special needs! Race for Pace is a highlight for many families and an important fundraiser for Pacekids Programs. This year, they look forward to hosting a virtual Race for Pace, presented by Grant Thornton, and being able to bring the community together once again! Register yourself, friends, or family for this year’s virtual Grant Thornton Race for Pace. Every little superhero who registers by May 31 will receive a Superhero Supply Package loaded with fun and engaging activities! All participants will complete their run or walk at their leisure between June 4 and 20, and are encouraged to share videos/photos on social media and tag Pacekids Programs.
Location:Your Back Yard or Community
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Ultimate Summer Challenge at Calgary Public Library.
Everyday from Jun 1, 2021 - Aug 31, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:59 am
Blast off to free summer fun with the Ultimate Summer Challenge at Calgary Public Library. Kids ages 0 to 12 can explore a galaxy of reading challenges, activities, and exciting free programs; and those aged 13 to 17 can join the Teen Takeover. All ages will have the opportunity to win prizes, including an iPad, Nintendo Switch, STEM activity kit, and more! Sign-up now on Beanstack with your free Library card.
Location:Virtual Program
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Butterfield Acres - the Real Farm Experience!.
Everyday from May 21, 2021 - Jun 30, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Drop in for a visit at Butterfield Acres, Calgary's Best Farmyard! Come and visit the cutest farm babies in the world, little goats! And lambs, and piglets, and chicks, and more! Be prepared to have your heart melted. Must pre-purchase timed tickets online. Your family can visit the Spring babies on the farm until June. Open weekdays: 10am to 2pm and weekends: 10am to 4pm.
Location:Butterfield Acres: 254077 Rocky Ridge Road
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Make-A-Wish® Trailblaze for Wishes.
Everyday from May 19, 2021 - Jul 28, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Make-A-Wish® Trailblaze for Wishes is a 10-week virtual challenge, which asks you to Hike, Walk, or Run your chosen challenge distance: 50K, 100K, or 200K. You set the pace, time, and destination. Get outdoors, track your kilometres, and raise funds to help children with critical illnesses. By participating and fundraising, you help bring the life-changing impact of a wish to children in the community who are battling life-threatening medical conditions. A wish experience can truly change a child's life, and you can help!
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Youth Activities
Calgary Zoo - Locked Zoo Rerun: Finders Keepers (Adults only 18+).
> Thursday Jun 10, 2021 at 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Now's your chance to see if you have what it takes to be a zookeeper! The animals at the zoo enjoy many creature comforts. Unfortunately, for you, the zookeeper who was training you had to step away, and she left some unusually complicated instructions for you to follow to keep the animals happy and healthy. Locked Zoo Rerun: Finders Keepers is an outdoor-only escape game that will have you using your wits and getting your steps in, while solving challenging puzzles with a team of clever friends. Your team will explore select areas of the zoo to find the clues, solve the puzzles, and save the day! There's plenty of animals to see along the way, beverages (including adult ones!) will be available for purchase, and you can pre-order a delicious dinner box. The challenge will not be timed. Proceed at your leisure! Enjoy the zoo until 9pm.
Location:Calgary Zoo
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Grey Eagle Drive-In: Stand by Me.
> Thursday Jun 10, 2021 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Gather the family and head to the Grey Eagle Drive-In to watch the classic film: Stand by Me. After the death of one of his friends, a writer recounts a childhood journey with his friends to find the body of a missing boy. Tickets are $40 per vehicle and COVID restrictions in effect. No getting out of your vehicle unless to use the washroom. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:3777 Grey Eagle Drive
Category:Family Fun
StoryBook Theatre Presents, The Smartest Girl in the World.
Everyday from May 21, 2021 - Jun 13, 2021 at 7:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The shows run virtually, May 21 to June 13. For showtimes, visit the website. Leo and Lizzy Martinez want to be the smartest kids in the world and they have a plan. The children of hardworking immigrants, big brother Leo has convinced his little sister that being smart is the key to helping their family escape a tough, uncertain reality. The first step in the plan? Leo will win the local TV kids’ quiz show. But when their parents refuse to let him join the quiz team, Lizzy learns there’s something deeper driving Leo - something that makes life that much more challenging and unpredictable for her brother and her family. Seeing her brother’s spirit broken, Lizzy is determined to grow up, give up her dreams, and rescue the plan to see it through. Along the way, she and Leo discover it takes more than being serious and smart to save a family and one another. Rated ages 6+. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances

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