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Friday, August 5th, 2022

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Shakespeare on the Go.
Everyday from Jul 8, 2022 - Aug 7, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
See a 75-minute version of The Merry Wives of Windsor performed at multiple locations in Calgary and area, such as Heritage Park, Brookfield Residential properties, and other public spaces. All performances take place outdoors, and are family-friendly, engaging, and easily accessible. There are no tickets required and no cost for the show, donations are welcome.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://theatrecalgary.com
Summer on 17th.
Everyday from Jul 6, 2022 - Oct 1, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Visit 17th Ave retail and entertainment district this season for Summer on 17th. There will be live music, fitness classes, DJ and drag shows, outdoor movies, and more in Tomkins Park throughout the summer, and all of the events are free.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://17thave.ca/summer.
#YYCBlockParty – Roller Rink on the Boulevard.
Everyday from Jun 30, 2022 - Sep 30, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Block Party is back for the third summer, bringing the same vibrant energy to Deerfoot City with a new twist – say hello to the Roller Rink on The Boulevard. Dig out your vintage roller skates (or rent some vibrant wheels) and live your best retro ‘70s summer life. Get your tickets at the door.
Location:Deerfoot City
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://deerfootcity.com/events-promotions/block-party/
Nooks and Crannies Festival in Okotoks.
Everyday from Jul 28, 2022 - Aug 27, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A festival where artists create temporary site-specific installations in downtown Okotoks. This art festival sees artists repurpose and animate forgotten places with ‘forgotten’ materials, bringing public art to forgotten corners of downtown Okotoks. Individual artists and teams use recycled products to create installations that raise environmental awareness, animate spaces, and entertain audiences.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://okotoks.ca
Calgary Fringe Festival.
Everyday from Jul 29, 2022 - Aug 6, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Calgary Fringe Festival features local, national, and international productions for a total of over one hundred performances over 9 days. This year's event will be a hybrid festival experience between live in-person performances and digital offerings (pre-recorded theatrical video/audio presentations and live stream). Visit the website for tickets and a detailed line up.
Location:Various Venues
Category:Festivals & Fairs, Parent's Night Out
Link:https://www.calgaryfringe.ca/2022-calgary-fringe-festival
Calgary Dragon Boat Festival .
Everyday from Aug 5, 2022 - Aug 7, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
As Calgary’s premier water sport festival, the Calgary Dragon Boat Race and Festival draws +1,850 competitors, +4,000 spectators and an abundance of excitement and cultural experiences. Every year, the Calgary Dragon Boat Society (CDBS) organizes Dragon Boat Race and Festival at North Glenmore Park to showcase culture and dragon boat racing in a family-friendly environment.
Location:North Glenmore Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:https://calgarydragonboatsociety.com
Taste of Calgary.
Everyday from Aug 4, 2022 - Aug 7, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Taste of Calgary is the city's most appetizing festival, giving visitors the chance to sample the city's food, beverages, music and other cool things. Discover Calgary's global cuisines from a mix of unique restaurants and beverage companies. Plus get a taste of Calgary's great musicians.
Location:311 8 Street SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:https://tasteofcalgary.com
BUMP Festival.
Everyday from Aug 1, 2022 - Aug 28, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
BUMP self-guided mural tours are a perfect way to explore the murals and experience new works of art as they are being created right before your eyes. New tours will be released throughout the month of August. The Beltline Urban Mural Project (BUMP) is a program that funds and installs art on buildings in the Beltline.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://yycbump.ca/festival
Museum of Failure.
Everyday from Jun 30, 2022 - Aug 31, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The worldwide touring exhibit, The Museum of Failure (MOX), is coming to Canada for the first time. MOX will be popping up in Calgary at Southcentre Mall this summer. This immersive walk-through exhibition showcases a collection of over 130 failed innovations from major brands, including Apple, Amazon, Nintendo, and more.
Location:Southcentre Mall
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://showpass.com
Wagonstage 2022 presents: Bee-trayal.
Everyday from Jun 30, 2022 - Sep 4, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Bee-trayal features bees, wasps and hummingbirds in a hilarious and interactive performance where our creatures vie for the top spot as Pollinator Extraordinaire. Wagonstage Children’s Theatre is part of the University of Calgary’s School of Creative and Performing Arts.
Location:Wagonstage Children’s Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://arts.ucalgary.ca
Bow Habitat Kids Can Catch Trout Pond.
Everyday from May 1, 2022 - Oct 1, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Beginning May 1, the Bow Habitat Station’s Kids Can Catch Trout Pond is open for the season. This pond is stocked with rainbow trout raised in the fish hatchery for you to catch and release. Visit bowhabitat.alberta.ca for more information.
Location:Bow Habitat Station
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://bowhabitat.alberta.ca
Rosebud Theatre presents: Songs for a New World.
Everyday from Jun 10, 2022 - Aug 28, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Enjoy a soaring musical song cycle about a series of moments in the lives of a startling array of characters who not only survive but thrive in the face of adversity. Rosebud Theatre anchors its 2022 Season with a summer musical all about hope!
Location:Rosebud Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://rosebudtheatre.com
Museum of Failure.
Everyday from Jul 1, 2022 - Aug 31, 2022 at 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
The worldwide touring exhibit, The Museum of Failure (MOX), is coming to Canada for the very FIRST time! MOX will be popping up in Calgary at Southcentre Mall this summer. This immersive walk-through exhibition showcases a collection of over 130 failed innovations from major brands, including Apple, Amazon, Nintendo, and more. From the Segway to Google Glass, some of the world's most prominent companies have produced their fair share of flops. But as the old saying goes, failure is the best teacher! - All-ages event, bring your friends and family! - July 1 - August 31 event dates and time slots available. End date is subject to change. - The MOX exhibit is located at Southcentre Mall on the Southeast end of the building, between Decathlon and Craft Beer Market. Free parking upon arrival. Exterior access only. - Bring your purchased MOX ticket to Milestones Southcentre for one free appetizer with the purchase of an entrée!
Cost:$21.93
Location:Southcentre Mall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out
Link:https://www.showpass.com/o/museum-of-failure/
Open Aircraft Days at the Hangar Flight Museum.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Jun 30, 2022 - Sep 5, 2022 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
the No. 1 wish visitors have expressed at The Hangar Flight Museum is to be able to sit inside the historical aircraft. Now’s the chance. From June 25 to September 5, there will be Open Aircraft Days on Saturdays, Sundays, and holiday Mondays. Knowledgeable staff and volunteers will be available to answer your questions.
Location:The Hangar Flight Museum
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://thehangarmuseum.ca
Community Education Service - Free Online Presentations: Child and Youth Health and Mental Health Topics.
Everyday from Dec 2, 2021 - Dec 31, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Expert speakers will deliver timely, credible information and best-practice strategies to support the development and mental health of a child or youth in your life. Previously recorded presentations are also available for viewing: https://youtu.be/tLbDa8Vlutk
Location:Online via WebEx or Zoom
Category:Free Events, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:community.hmhc.ca/sessions/?p=webex
Calgary Zoo - ZOOLIGHTS.
Every Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 19, 2021 - Nov 22, 2022 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Takes place November 19 to January 2 (excluding November 23, 28 & 30 and December 3, 25 & 31). ZOOLIGHTS, presented by Olympia Trust Company, is back for its 25th year! This year's ZOOLIGHTS will feature exciting new themed areas and activities including a 25th anniversary Memory Lane, the Nutcracker in the ENMAX Conservatory, and an all-new “Tunnel of Light,” a tribute to Canada’s wetland, a holiday Zoo Market, and a very special “Dinos at Night” experience like you have never seen before! Of course, the Zoo is bringing back all the classic activities everyone has come to love like the Skating Rink, Fire pits, and Rival Axe Throwing. ZOOLIGHTS comes to life at night with twinkling lights at every turn, including over 200 light figurines, along with interactive and choreographed light displays. The lights are turned on at 5pm nightly and run until 9pm. It takes approximately 90 minutes to 2 hours to experience all that ZOOLIGHTS has to offer - but you are able to stay for as little or as long as you like!
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:calgaryzoo.com/zoolights

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