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Indoor Events to Enjoy in Calgary on a Wet Labour Day Weekend


Sadly, the weather is not looking optimal for the 2015 Labour Day long weekend. We hope you’ll still bundle up in your favourite rain gear and get out to one of the many great outdoor events listed on our weekend roundup. But if you want to stay dry, here’s a quick roundup of indoor events happening Saturday […]

6 Awesome, Kid-Friendly Events Happening this Long Weekend in Calgary (September 4-7)

Family Friendly Events in Calgary, September 4-7, 2015

Ain’t no weekend like a long weekend, and there’s lots of fun happening on this particular one! Here are a few of our top choices for keeping your family busy and having a great time, but be sure to visit our Calendar for lots more. Corn is king during Cornucopia at Cobb’s Corn Maze. From food […]

Getting to Know Allosaurus With Sam, Your Calgary Zoo Dinosaur Guide

Allosaurus at the Calgary Zoo's Prehistoric Park

Meet Sam. He’s been a regular visitor to the Calgary Zoo since he was just 5 years old. Now he’s 9 and a junior expert on dinosaurs! He’s even one of the regular contributors to the zoo’s blog. Sam is going to take some time out of his busy days to introduce us to a few of the dinosaurs that […]

Celebrate Community, Food, Music and More @ the 2nd Annual Circle the Wagons {Giveaway}

Circle the Wagons, Food, Beer & Music Festival in Calgary AB

On Saturday September 12th, local businesses/community builders BassBus, YYCFoodTrucks and Village Brewery will come together in Pumphouse Park to create a celebration of community, food, beer, and music! The second annual family friendly Circle the Wagons will raise funds for community initiatives and bring urban experiences outside the downtown core. In addition to the great […]

Considering Private Education? Investigate All Your Options at the Calgary Private School Expo

Calgary Private School Expo, September 20, 2015

Do you want to explore the option of sending your kids to a private school, but don’t know where to start? You’re wise to consider the issue; the school your child attends will greatly affect his or her future opportunities! And the Calgary Private School Expo is the best place to begin. This one-day event is the […]

Bubble Guppies Live! Ready to Rock

Bubble Guppies: Ready to Rock is coming to Calgary!

What time is it? It’s time for Molly, Gil, and the rest of the Bubble Guppies to go on tour with their new live show! Bubble Guppies Live! Ready to Rock is going to bubble into Calgary for 2 shows on October 3, 2015. The Bubble Guppies are getting ready to rock n’ roll with some totally […]

The Calgary Aquabelles are Looking for Girls to Join the Exciting Performance Sport of Synchronized Swimming

Calgary Aquabelles Synchronized Swimming Club, Calgary AB

Do you have a daughter between 7 and 12 years old, who loves dance, swimming and performance? Synchronized swimming combines the best aspects of all three, and the Calgary Aquabelles Synchronized Swim Club is a fantastic place to introduce her to the sport and develop her skills! What is synchronized swimming? Synchronized swimming (or ‘synchro’ for short) is a hybrid form […]

All A-b-o-o-a-r-d!! for Railway Days at Heritage Park

Railway Days at Heritage Park

Heritage Park is always a great destination for railway fans both young and old, but on September 26 and 27, train enthusiasts will get an extra special treat when Canadian Pacific presents the annual Railway Days weekend. Heritage Park is one of the few sites in North America with two steam locomotives, and this is […]

Music Lessons Offer Lifelong Benefits – and Long & McQuade Has One for Everybody in Your Family

Long & McQuade in Calgary AB offers music lessons for all ages and levels!

Music education offers its students many benefits, including improved development of language and reasoning, perseverance, problem solving, confidence, and teamwork skills.  Long & McQuade believes that every person is capable of acquiring the skills and knowledge required to play a musical instrument, and reap all these rewards. **Breaking News** Check out the recent appearance of Ruth McCosh, […]

Stock Up on Seasonal Produce at the Calgary Produce Marketing Association’s Harvest Sale at Heritage Park

Calgary Produce Marketing Association Annual Harvest Sale

In pioneer days, autumn meant one thing: lots of hard work on the farm to harvest the season’s ware. Fast forward to modern times and not that much has changed. Local farmers have been working hard all spring and summer, and on September 12 and 13, Heritage Park will offer you the fruits (and veggies!) of […]