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Friday, September 23rd, 2022

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2022 Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival.
Everyday from Sep 22, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
the festival returns to High River for the seventh year in a row. Featuring balloons from around the world, there will be lots to see in the skies over High River.
Location:Heritage Inn in High River
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritageinninternationalballoonfestival.com.
Calgary Reptile Expo.
Everyday from Sep 22, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The expo is at the Absolute Baseball Academy and Fitness Centre and you can explore a variety of vendors and displays, all dedicated to the love of reptiles.
Location:Absolute Baseball Academy and Fitness Centre
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://albertareptiles.ca
Calgary International Film Festival.
Everyday from Sep 22, 2022 - Oct 2, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This event showcases over 175 multi-genre feature and short films from Canada and around the world at the largest film festival in Alberta.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://ciffcalgary.ca
The Three Bears at Loose Moose Theatre.
Everyday from Sep 22, 2022 - Oct 2, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The classic story of a mama, papa, and baby bear who meet a very curious little girl, presented in the fun and unique Loose Moose style. The Loose Moose Theatre Company makes going to the theatre an experience that is truly magical for children four to ten years old, as well as fun and entertaining for the grown-ups.
Location:Loose Moose Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://loosemoose.com
Harvest Lights at Calgary Farmyard.
Everyday from Sep 20, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
All farm activities are open, and the farm is lit up in fantastic display (except the corn maze of course, which remains dark as an added challenge for visitors to find their way through with their flashlights.) Pumpkins are available for photos and purchase in the evening too.
Location:Calgary Farmyard
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryfarmyard.com
Heartbreak Hotel at Jubilations Theatre.
Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sep 20, 2022 - Oct 15, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Have you ever wondered what it would be like at the Heartbreak Hotel? Well you’re in luck, because Jubilations Dinner Theatre is going to take you there. The legend never dies, and Elvis’ music lives on, as we have some fun imagining him and his gang all rocking and rolling at the Heartbreak Hotel. Learn more at .
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jubilations.ca
Stage West Theatre Presents Driving Miss Daisy.
Everyday from Sep 14, 2022 - Nov 13, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Pulitzer Prize winning drama of an extraordinary and unexpected friendship, starring Joseph Marcell, best known as ‘Geoffrey Butler’ from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Location:Stage West Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://stagewestcalgary.com
Theatre Calgary Presents Last Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill.
Everyday from Sep 14, 2022 - Oct 2, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Inspired by the music and story of Billie Holiday. Get a front row seat to one of the final performances of Billie Holiday’s career at a Philadelphia bar in 1959.
Location:Theatre Calgary
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://theatrecalgary.com
Potted Potter at Arts Common.
Everyday from Sep 14, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Playing to sold out houses all over the world, Potted Potter takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter books (and a real-life game of Quidditch) into 70 hilarious minutes.
Location:Arts Common
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://artscommons.ca
Beakerhead.
Everyday from Sep 23, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
It’s a time and place where engineers show their creative sides, and artists get technical, where science hits the street, and everyone gets ingenious. Everyone is warmly encouraged to take part. Find yourself immersed in engineered art, international ingenuity competitions, public performances, community challenges, backyard-built contraptions, and creations of your own making.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://beakerhead.com/events
Fall Days at Calgary Farmyard.
Everyday from Sep 23, 2022 - Oct 30, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A fall trip to the Farmyard is an annual tradition for many families and friends. In addition to enjoying hours of fun on the farm, pumpkins are on display for photos and for purchase.
Location:Calgary Farmyard
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryfarmyard.com
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
ACCLAIMED Fine Art Show.
Everyday from Sep 23, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Enjoy a stroll through original artwork by 12 of Calgary’s professional fine artists. This beautiful show fills the Crescent Heights Community Centre with hundreds of paintings in a variety of styles, sizes and prices. The artists will all be in attendance to chat with you about their work and help you find the perfect piece for your home or office.
Location:Crescent Heights Community Centre
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://acclaimedfineart.com
#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/
YYC Pizza Fest.
Everyday from Sep 16, 2022 - Oct 2, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
aA ten-day, annual event with charity, community and pizza crusts in mind. Each year, local participating restaurants craft an exclusive pizza in a competition to be lauded Calgary’s best pizza. From each purchase, a slice of the proceeds goes to Calgary Meals on Wheels.
Location:Various locations
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://yycpizzafest.com
Etsy Calgary Fall Market.
Everyday from Sep 23, 2022 - Sep 24, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Shop from local handmade and vintage sellers featuring everything from home goods, jewelry, fashion, art, and even snacks. There will be workshops, food trucks, and more at the Gensis Centre.
Location:Genesis Centre
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://etsycalgary.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.
Tribute to The Beatles: Classical Mystery Tour.
Everyday from Sep 23, 2022 - Sep 24, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra presents a Tribute to The Beatles: Classical Mystery Tour so you can hear the best of The Beatles like you've never heard them before.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgaryphil.com
What's up with Wonderful Water.
> Friday Sep 23, 2022 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dive into all things water! Learn about the important role that water plays to support life on earth and how you can help conserve this precious resource. Join us for our What’s Up With events throughout the year to learn more about Alberta’s air, land, water and biodiversity. Take action today to become an environmental steward for Alberta. Each month has a specific theme that connects back to Alberta’s environment and the people that live within it. Special partners who share the same passion for Alberta’s environmental are invited to host engaging and interactive booths that reflect that month’s theme. The event is free flow for visitors to stop at the booths as they please. What’s Up With events are included with the prices of Discovery Centre admission.
Location:Bow Habitat Station 1440 17A Street SE, Calgary AB
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://bowhabitat.alberta.ca/events/default.aspx
Truth and Reconciliation Art Installation.
Everyday from Sep 20, 2022 - Sep 30, 2022 at 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Southcentre Mall and Colouring It Forward Reconciliation Society are proud to present a special art installation in honour of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th. The exhibit will showcase a variety of works from eight local Indigenous artists in Southcentre’s Centre Court from September 20th-30th. This commemorative installation will feature supersized pieces of art representing personal experiences and interpretations of Indigenous culture and the ongoing process of reconciliation. This will be supported by a double-sided activation wall, with a life-sized colouring page for the public to contribute to. The installation will also include information about CIF Reconciliation Society and reconciliACTIONS – practical steps that people can take to help foster reconciliation.
Location:Southcentre Mall
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Free Events
Link:https://southcentremall.com/
Museum of Failure.
Everyday from Sep 8, 2022 - Sep 30, 2022 at 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
The worldwide touring exhibit, The Museum of Failure (MOX), is in 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:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://museumoffailure.com/
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
Pumpkins After Dark.
Everyday from Sep 22, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022 at 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Pumpkins After Dark is Canada’s award-winning outdoor Halloween event. Featuring over 6,000+ hand-carved pumpkins, this one-of-a-kind walk-through experience is the must-see event of the fall season. Explore the magical pathway of lit pumpkin sculptures and displays, with music, sounds and special effects. With classic Halloween characters, dinosaurs and dragons, movie, and pop culture icons – this family friendly event has something for everyone. Make Pumpkins After Dark your new annual tradition! Event operates Thursday to Sunday weekly.
Cost:$17.95
Location:Winsport, Canada Olympic Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Holiday Fun
Link:https://pumpkinsafterdark.com/calgary/

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