Try Today's Square Dancing!.
Every Monday, Jan 17, 2022 - Jan 24, 2022 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Takes place Monday, January 17 & 24. Try Today’s Square Dancing.
Square dancing is just walking to music! Come out and enjoy free introductory evenings. No partner necessary. Experienced caller will introduce you to the basic steps of square dancing. Must show proof of double vaccination and must wear a mask. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a water bottle.
|Location:||Willow Ridge Community Centre: 600 Acadia Drive SE|
|Category:||Family Fun, Free Events, Parent's Night Out|
Lake Louise Ice Magic Festival.
Everyday from Jan 19, 2022 - Jan 30, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
From January 19 to 30, experience the enchanting Lake Louise Ice Magic Festival - a dazzling event featuring world-class designers, artists, and craftsmen! The Ice Magic Ice Carving Competition is a perfectly magical winter experience that awaits your family in Lake Louise where ice serves as a fascinating medium of artistry and architectural design. Watch incredible ice carvings take shape under the precise hands of an all-Canadian cast of skilled artists.
River Valley School Virtual Discovery Session.
Thursday Jan 20, 2022 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join River Valley School for an informative virtual session to learn what makes them unique and exceptional! This event will include a brief presentation about their early learning and elementary programs as well as a virtual tour of the riverfront campus! You will also be invited to interact with the friendly staff and ask questions about the highly-qualified educators; the hands-on, inquiry, and project-based approach; engaging specialist (art, drama, music, phys. ed, outdoor ed) and French language programs; nurturing, family-centred community and culture; the admissions process; and more!
If you have any questions about the school, visit the website, www.rivervalleyschool.ca, or email email@example.com
Guided Snowshoe Adventures.
Everyday from Jan 22, 2022 - Feb 11, 2022 at 1:00 pm - 11:00 am
Join us for a 1-hour guided snowshoe adventure! Together we will explore how Alberta’s wildlife adapt to survive winter while trekking the trails of the Interpretive Wetlands on snowshoes.
Perks: Includes snowshoe rentals for day-use in the Interpretive Wetlands.
Who: Families of all ages, starting at children's shoe size 4.
When: Subject to snowfall throughout the winter season. Book online at Bow Habitat Station’s online booking calendar.
Upcoming Dates: Jan.22 (1:00pm-2:00pm), Jan.28 (1:00pm-2:00pm), Jan.29 (1:00pm-2:00pm), Feb.5 (1:00pm-2:00pm), & Feb.11 (10:00am-11:00am)
Fun 2 Learn Pre-school Open House for September 2022.
Tuesday Jan 25, 2022 at 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Come check out their classroom, large gymnasium, and meet the teachers!
Discovery Corner Preschool Open House By Appointment.
Wednesday Jan 26, 2022 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Join for an Open House tour of Discovery Corner Preschool - by appointment only. To book at tour on January 26, call 403-472-1477.
|Location:||Discovery Corner Preschool: 250011 Range Road 33|
|Category:||Open House & Tours|
Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo - Pub Quiz - Adapted to the Cold (Adults only 18+).
Thursday Jan 27, 2022 at 5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Enjoy an evening of beers and cheers as we quiz you on various animal, nature ,and conservation themes. The evening includes a pub-style dinner, live music, and live quiz rounds. Prizes will be drawn at random throughout the evening. Adults only (18+).
Guided Fish Hatchery Tour.
Everyday from Feb 1, 2022 - Feb 24, 2022 at 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join a 30-minute guided tour of the Fish Hatchery to learn about how trout are raised from egg to adults, and the role that recreational stocking plays in Alberta. This program includes an opportunity to feed thousands of fish in the burrows ponds.
Who: Suitable for ages 4 and older
Dates: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (Feb.1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24)
Times: 11:00am-11:30am, 1:00pm-1:30pm, 2:30pm-3:00pm
Executive Functioning: What It Is, Why It’s Important, and What You Can Do About It.
Thursday Feb 3, 2022 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
This session provides an overview of the domain of executive functioning with an emphasis on how it influences academic performance and often contributes to bright students struggling in the classroom. An overview of what is meant by executive functioning at the general level will be provided along with examples of how it is operationalized, again with particular focus on how executive functioning skills impact on academic performance. There will be a brief discussion of the underlying brain systems mediating executive functioning. Finally, strategies will be recommended to suggest ways that parents and teachers can help students struggling with executive functioning skills. Intended Audience: Older students (high school aged and up); parents of students with LD, ADHD, Anxiety, Giftedness, ASD, or combinations of any of these; educators (general and special education); counsellors/therapists; school administrators.
WP Puppet Theatre's Puppet Pop-Up: I AM Enough!.
Saturday Feb 5, 2022 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
There are 2 puppet pop-up times: 1pm and 2:30pm. Inspired by the book "I AM Enough" by Grace Byers, this event will have you celebrating different aspects of yourself through puppetry!
Celebrate and embrace different aspects of yourself through the art of puppetry! Participants will learn to make a glove puppet as well as age-appropriate techniques to move their puppet through expression and play. Brought to you in partnership with Calgary Reads and fourth year Mount Royal University Students from Early Learning, Childcare, and Child and Youth Counselling majors. This puppet making and play workshop will run just over an hour. Best for ages 5+. Younger siblings and inter-generational family members welcome!
What's Up With Predators and Prey.
Friday Feb 11, 2022 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Animals in the wild have a very close relationship as predators and prey. Prey evolve to better escape, hide, and avoid their predators, while predators evolve to better find and catch their food. Learn all about these fascinating relationships. Visit Investigation Stations hosted by volunteers and partner organizations. Learners of all ages and abilities are welcome!
StoryBook Theatre Presents: Disney's - "The Descendents".
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Feb 11, 2022 - Mar 12, 2022 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Based on the popular Disney Channel Original Movies, Disney’s The Descendants: The Musical is a brand-new musical comedy featuring the beloved characters and hit songs from the films!
It is present-day, and in the kingdom of Auradon, all of Disney’s beloved heroes and royalty are living happily ever after, safe from the terrifying villains and troublesome sidekicks they have banished to the magic-free Isle of the Lost. That is until Ben, the benevolent teenage son of Belle and King Adam (The Beast), offers a chance of redemption for the troublemaking offspring of the evilest villains. Mal, Evie, Jay and Carlos - the children of Maleficent, the Evil Queen, Cruella De Vil, and Jafar - are welcomed to Auradon Prep to attend school with the children of their parents’ sworn enemies. Now entering a completely foreign world and way of life, the four Villain Kids have a difficult choice to make: should they follow in their parents’ wicked footsteps or learn to be good? The show is planned to be presented at 50 percent capacity. Should provincial restrictions be lifted, more seats may be made available.
Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo - In the Heat of the Night (Adults Only 18+).
Every Sunday, Monday, Feb 13, 2022 - Feb 14, 2022 at 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Calgary Zoo is thrilled to present the 28th Annual In the Heat of the Night (adults only 18+)!
This unforgettable zoo-nique experience is the perfect way for you and your special someone to enjoy a date night out. Start the evening with a romantic 4-course dinner made with love by our award-winning culinary team as we turn up the heat up with a cheeky 'adults-only' presentation (with pictures) about how animals show their love in the wild. Reserve your table today! This is an adults-only (18+) event and guests arriving with children or infants will not be admitted and refunds will not be given.
Winter Adventure Academy for Youth 14+ | Company of Adventurers.
Everyday from Feb 18, 2022 - Feb 21, 2022 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Company of Adventurers, in partnership with The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, is proud to offer skill-building, backcountry expeditions to various locations in the Canadian Rockies.
Our Practice and Qualifying expeditions will give you winter skills experience you crave while helping you learn the tools, methods, and confidence to get outside all winter long with friends and family. Skills include: Avalanche Awareness, Snowshoeing, XC-Skiing, Fire Lighting and Shelter Building.
Our winter programs are suitable for all youth ages 14+, and satisfy the Duke of Edinburgh Award's Bronze and Silver requirements.
Visit our website for more information!
Foothills Academy Virtual School Open House.
Tuesday Feb 22, 2022 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join the school administrators for a Virtual Open House to learn more about the Foothills Academy school program. We are accepting applications for students with a diagnosed Learning Disability entering Grades 3 to 12 in September 2022.
North Point School Open House.
Wednesday Feb 23, 2022 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North Point School for Boys | School for Girls | High School.
North Point believes that boys and girls learn differently and they thrive in environments that are suited to their specific needs. Join on February 23 to hear about their program and how it can be a fit for your child. For September 2022, they are are offering kindergarten to Grade 8 School for Boys, kindergarten to Grade 8 School for Girls, and a co-ed High School.
Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo - FOCUSED.
Saturday Feb 26, 2022 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The FOCUSED photography event offers a unique opportunity for amateur and professional shutterbugs to take photos of the zoo's incredible wildlife. This experience affords you exclusive morning access to certain areas of the zoo so you get the morning light and no crowds. The zoo’s Animal Care, Health & Welfare team is excited to share their passion for the animals they love and care for with FOCUSED ticket holders. They will be creating some special enrichment and feeding opportunities just for you to photograph, so bring an extra memory card!
|Location:||Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE|
|Category:||Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities|
UNGANISHA: Explore. Connect. Dance.
Saturday Feb 26, 2022 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Watch the best dancers and choreographers that Calgary has to offer with the virtual UNGANISHA: Explore. Connect. Dance. theatre production! UNGANISHA is the Swahili word for “connection,” and this year's collection of performances will display the greatest of all human connections: love. Through movement, storytelling, and historical contexts, journey through Tap, Jazz, Hip-hop, Samba, Capoeira, Step, Afro-Cuban, Afro-Caribbean, and Salsa to celebrate their genesis, their contemporary popularity, and their ability to connect people across cultures and continents. UNGANISHA identifies each style as owing to African traditions while distinctly belonging to modern popular culture to focus on the creative possibilities that emerge when different peoples, cultures, and artistic traditions intermingle. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Supporting Students with Dyslexia - Early Identification and Effective Intervention.
Thursday Mar 3, 2022 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join Foothills Academy for this information-packed webinar featuring Dr. Jan Hasbrouck, author of the 2019 book, Conquering Dyslexia. Dr. Hasbrouck will explore the latest research on dyslexia and explain our current understanding of this neurobiological disorder. In this session, Dr. Hasbrouck will discuss: Identifying dyslexia (even in very young children); Why early identification and intervention are so important; Instructional practices, including structured literacy; Addressing the challenges of dyslexia in the classroom; and
Resources to support children with dyslexia and their families. Don’t miss this opportunity to refresh your understanding of dyslexia and gain practical insights into how to help students at any age become skillful and confident readers.
Intended audience: Parents, teachers, psychologists, specialists.
Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo - Pub Quiz - St. Paddy's Day (Adults Only, 18+).
Thursday Mar 17, 2022 at 5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Celebrate St. Paddy's day with a brew or two as you delve into all things ‘green’ in nature. Dinner, drinks, live quiz rounds, and prizes make up this fun adults-only (18+) night out.
Waldorf Through the Grades - Talk & Tour.
Tuesday Mar 22, 2022 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us for a talk on “The Waldorf Curriculum from Grade One Through Grade Nine” while touring the main school.
|Location:||Calgary Waldorf SChool
515 Cougar Ridge Dr. SW
Calgary, AB T3H 5G9|
|Category:||Open House & Tours|
Shen Yun Live Show.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Apr 15, 2022 - Apr 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
April 15 to 17; check website for performance times. A live show that tours each year, performs at top venues, and reaches an audience of 1 million each year is coming to Calgary! A soul-touching experience, if you haven't seen it, click the link to see the trailer and ticket information!
|Location:||Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium: 1415, 14 Avenue NW|
|Category:||Music, Theatre & Performances|
StoryBook Theatre Presents: The SpongeBob Musical.
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Apr 22, 2022 - Jun 4, 2022 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes centre stage. The power of optimism really can save the world! The show is planned to be presented at 50 percent capacity. Should provincial restrictions be lifted, more seats may be made available.
Beacon Original Art 2-Day Spring Show & Sale.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Apr 23, 2022 - Apr 24, 2022 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This annual 2-day spring art show and sale at the Bridgeland-Riverside Community Association features 25 different artists showcasing: Painting, Jewelry, Glass, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Textiles. Local artists have the opportunity to share their inspirations and techniques with each other and the viewing public. Comfortably browse and shop for unique handmade gifts or treat yourself to fine art. Free parking and admission, draws, and no GST. Join in building community spirit through the arts!
|Location:||Bridgeland-Riverside Community Association: 917 Centre Avenue NE|
|Category:||Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events|