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Sunday, May 28th, 2023

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Prairie Persuasion: Communication and Propaganda in Southern Alberta 1860-1950.
Everyday from May 17, 2023 - Aug 27, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Visit Gasoline Alley Museum at Heritage Park to learn about the darker side to propaganda, one which was aimed at different groups of people using discrimination and violence. Propaganda changed the shape of society as we know it today. Discover the power of propaganda for yourself, while you can, by visiting this new, temporary exhibit.
Location:Gasoline Alley Museum at Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
Royal Canadian International Circus.
Everyday from May 26, 2023 - Jun 4, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The all-new Royal Canadian International Circus 2023 will be touring Canada and the USA for 198 spectacular shows from April to October 2023 & will mesmerize, astound, thrill, and captivate audiences beyond the extraordinary. Use the code CalgarysChild when buying your tickets online for an incredible 2 for 1 deal!
Location:CrossIron Mills Mall Parking Lot
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://www.royalcanadiancircus.ca/
Leonardo! A Wonderful Show About a Terrible Monster.
Everyday from May 26, 2023 - May 28, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Leonardo is a terrible monster. He tries so hard to be scary, but he just isn’t. Then Leonardo finds Sam, the most scaredy-cat kid in the world. Will Leonardo finally get his chance to scare the tuna salad out of an unsuspecting human? Or will it be the start of an unlikely friendship?
Location:Engineered Air Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://artscommons.ca
The Calgary Marathon.
> Sunday May 28, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A challenging, competitive and fun event with a race designed for everyone of any level. There is a 50k Ultra, full marathon, half-marathon, 10 km, 5 km family walk or run and kids’ marathon.
Location:Stampede Grounds
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgarymarathon.com
Calgary Reptile Expo.
Everyday from May 27, 2023 - May 28, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This is your opportunity to find your favorite local reptile and amphibian breeders and enthusiasts under one roof in the new location of The Genesis Center.
Location:The Genesis Center
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://albertareptiles.ca
Calgary Black Film Festival.
Everyday from May 26, 2023 - May 29, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The festival is dedicated to giving unique voices in cinema the opportunity to present audiences with new ways of looking at the world. CBFF’s ambition is to encourage the development of the independent film industry and to promote more films on the reality of Black people from around the globe.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Festivals & Fairs
Link:http://calgaryblackfilm.com
Bow Habitat Kids Can Catch Trout Pond.
Everyday from May 15, 2023 - Oct 1, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Bow Habitat Station’s Kids Can Catch Trout Pond opens in mid-May and is stocked with rainbow trout in the fish hatchery for you to catch and release.
Location:Bow Habitat Station
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://bowhabitat.alberta.ca
Calgary Pro Musica and Green Fools Theatre present 'more rocky mountain fairy tales'.
Everyday from Jan 1, 1970 - Apr 28, 2024 at 12:00 am - 4:30 pm
Come and enjoy an afternoon listening to stories and some of Canada’s finest musicians. Storyteller/Musician Samantha Whelan Kotkas and her friends will entertain you and your children with musical interactive tales of child-accessible hikes in the Rocky Mountains. Teach your child about courage, unity, joyfulness, and caring in an afternoon of fun and adventure. An event for the whole family that you will want to be a part of. Recommended for children aged 5 to 12, but created with the entire family in mind. Come one hour before the show & enjoy family friendly activities. Stay after to meet the performers. Created and Narrated by Samantha Whelan Kotkas Music by Tyler Hornby Puppets by Green Fools Theatre Video by Joel Goundry Tyler Hornby - Drums, Chris Andrew - Piano, Pat Belliveau - Saxophones, Aaron Shore - Guitar, Stephen Shepard - Bass
Cost:$15.00
Location:The University of Calgary Rozsa Centre: Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:https://calgarypromusica.ca/family/
Wedding Singer: 1999.
Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Apr 5, 2023 - Jun 3, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
we’ve all attended a wedding or two. Which is why we could all relate to the classic movie about a 1980’s wedding singer who finally found a love of his own. By the 1990’s, the wedding singer has had lots of practice and is often called on to sing at the biggest weddings of the year. But what happens when he must sing at, what everyone says will surely be, the wedding of the millennium? Oh, and the millennium bride just happens to be his daughter.
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jubilations.ca
Scared Defenders of the Universe at TELUS Spark Science Centre.
Everyday from Mar 23, 2023 - Oct 1, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A vibrant floor-to-ceiling journey inside a graphic novel that follows four Indigenous superheroes as they seek to bring back the balance of earth between humility and respect for the land, and the excessive destruction of human ego.
Location:TELUS Spark
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sparkscience.ca
NEVERMORE: The Imaginary Life & Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe.
Everyday from May 6, 2023 - Jun 4, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Master of the Macabre, Edgar Allan Poe, battled addiction, tragedy and poverty, all while creating some of the most influential works in genre fiction. Bizarrely beautiful and whimsically witty, NEVERMORE uses haunting song, poetic storytelling, and surreal imagery to explore the events that shaped Poe’s career and ignited his lifelong battle with “visions dark and sinister” at The Playhouse.
Location:The Playhouse
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://catalysttheatre.ca
Stage West Presents: 9 to 5 The Musical.
Everyday from Apr 21, 2023 - Jun 25, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Based on the seminal 1980 hit movie, set in the late 70s this hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the rolodex era is outrageous, thought-provoking and even a little romantic.
Location:Stage West Dinner Theatre
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://stagewestcalgary.com
Toys R US Craft Time: Little Mermaid Tail Bookmark.
Everyday from May 27, 2023 - May 28, 2023 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Assemble your crew of crafty kids: they can create and decorate their very own mermaid-tail bookmark! Sure to make a splash!
Location:Participating Toys R Us stores
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://toysrus.ca
4th Annual Doodle Dogs Spring Vendor Market.
> Sunday May 28, 2023 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Four food vendors, DJ Luna spinning tunes, 10 animal rescues, 30-plus local vendors at Bridgeland Riverside Community Association.
Location:Bridgeland Riverside Community Association
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://doodledogsboutique.com
Festival of Quilts at Heritage Park.
Everyday from May 27, 2023 - May 28, 2023 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Western Canada’s largest outdoor quilt show is back at Heritage Park. The heart of the festival is the marvelous collection of quilts displayed throughout the park. Aside from the hundreds of quilts on display, the festival features two special lecture workshops, a trunk show and a Merchant’s Mall with several local quilting vendors.
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
Granary Road Market Spring Spectacular Festival.
Everyday from May 27, 2023 - May 28, 2023 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Don’t miss it as the active learning park and Farmer’s Market spring to life for the 2023 season. Putt into Spring by playing 18 holes of Calgary’s best mini golf, buy an artisan bird house at High Country Mercantile, paint a rock for the Granary Road Rock Garden or a Sunflower pot to take home.
Location:Granary Road
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://granaryroad.com
Airdrie Children’s Festival.
Everyday from May 27, 2023 - May 28, 2023 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The event will feature a Children’s Village play area, children’s entertainment, and inspiration stations, created to inspire kids in learning activities with the goal of exposing them to future career opportunities at Nose Creek Park.
Location:Nose Creek Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://airdriechildrensfest.com
ExplorAsian Cultural Bus Tour.
> Sunday May 28, 2023 at 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
This day-long immersive interactive bus tour is a chance for Calgarians to explore, experience and engage with Calgary’s many Asian cultures! This tour will visit unique locations and is your opportunity to gain a behind-the-scenes look at the rich culture of Calgary’s Asian communities. Learn in greater depth and understanding of cultural areas across the city, and the cultural practices, food, costumes, arts and histories of several different Asian Canadian communities per tour.
Cost:$20.00
Location:Various locations across Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Open House & Tours
Link:https://asianheritageyyc.ca/event/bus-tour/
Workshop Theatre's Kids Cushion Cabaret: The Sorcerer's Apprentice.
Everyday from May 27, 2023 - Jun 11, 2023 at 11:30 am - 2:30 am
Workshop Theatre's Kids Cushion Cabaret proudly presents "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" For children aged 3 - 99+! Curl up on your favourite cushion and enjoy our story theatre for children! A fun filled story of magic! A young boy decides he needs to find a job to help his poor mother. He meets a few people along the way and finally comes to a rather strange looking castle inhabited by a sorcerer, his mischievous talking cat, and a dove. The sorcerer hires him to clean up the castle…and change the kitty litter. Alex's dream has always been to become a magician himself, so with the help of his new friends his dreams come true and he helps save the kingdom too. Performed at three locations throughout Calgary: ? Workshop Theatre Rehearsal Space - May 27th and 28th 2023 Rosemont Community Association - June 3rd and 4th 2023 Haysboro Community Association - June 10th and 11th 2023 Saturday's at 11:30am and Sunday's at 2:30pm For more information and to purchase tickets, visit our website: https://www.workshoptheatre.ca/thesorcerersapprentice Questions? Email us at info@workshoptheatre.org
Cost:$9.85
Location:Workshop Theatre Rehearsal Space - May 27th and 28th 2023Rosemont Community Association - June 3rd and 4th 2023Haysboro Community Association - June 10th and 11th 2023
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:https://www.workshoptheatre.ca/thesorcerersapprentice

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