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Oh Baby! Find Everything You Need at the Calgary Baby and Tot Show

Calgary Baby & Tot Show, September 26-27, 2015

Get deals and samples from vendors and take in some family entertainment at the Calgary Baby and Tot Show on September 26 and 27! In addition to all of the great vendors, you can enjoy play and fun zones, educational seminars, live shows by The Equestria Girls, with My Little Pony, and much more. General admission […]

Archery Anyone? Free Family Fun at the Bass Pro Shops Next Generation Weekend

Bass Pro Shops CrossIron Mills, Next Generation Weekend, August 29-30, 2015

This weekend at Bass Pro Shops, there’s all kinds of fun and games for the whole family. Kids’ archery challenge, archery workshop, BB shooting range, craft, giveaway and a fun photo booth. There’s also stuff going on for adults who hunt; check their Facebook page for details. Bass Pro Shops Next Generation Weekend Event Details: When: August […]

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, […]

Show Beaners Fun Cuts Your Kids’ Crazy Hair and You Could Win a $500 Back to School Shopping Spree

Beaners Fun Cuts for Kids Crazy Hair Contest

Whether they’ve cultivated a crazy ‘do on purpose, or just ended up with one because they were so busy having fun in the water and woods, playing sports and doing other fun summer stuff that they forgot to brush… Beaners Fun Cuts for Kids wants to see your kids’ crazy hair! And to make it […]

Encourage Your Child’s Creativity (or your own!) at Amazearts Art Studio – now registering for fall programs

Amazearts Art Studio, Calgary AB

Amazearts, located in SW Calgary’s Canyon Meadows neighbourhood, is an art facility for the whole family! The studio offers art classes for kids aged 3 through 15, as well as homeschooler art classes (ages 4-15), adult art classes (including wine glass painting), day camps (including PD day and school holiday camps), workshops and even the Baby Toes […]

Spinelli’s Italian Centre Shop is Now Open in Calgary

Spinelli Italian Centre Shop sappelli olives

After spoiling Edmontonians with their fresh mozzerella cheeses, creamy cappuccinos and endless aisles of Italian imports Calgarians finally get our very own Italian Centre Shop. Family owned and operated by the Spinelli family for over 50 years in Edmonton, the family set its sights on Calgary and the import supermarket is now here. The expansive […]

Everyone Wins With Kidz Night Out at Bricks 4 Kidz

Most kids will enjoy a LEGO-filled Kidz Night Out at Bricks 4 Kidz, Calgary AB.

Are you and your spouse (or a good friend) in need of a relaxing dinner, sans kiddos? If you, like us, don’t have a free babysitter option (oh, to have a local grandparent!!), why not switch things up and send your kids on their own evening out, at Bricks 4 Kidz Calgary? My kids recently had the opportunity […]

Author Readings at Owl’s Nest Books

Owl's Nest Books in Calgary AB.

Owl’s Nest Books periodically hosts readings by author’s of children’s literature. Here’s what’s coming up soon: Bess Drew Sherret: Scarletina’s Quest for Fairy Wings (Saturday May 16, 2015 – 11:30 am – 1 pm) Barboria Bjarne: Grayson and the Crumbly, Grumbly, Rumbly Cookies (Saturday June 6, 2015 – 11 am – 12:30 pm) Owl’s Nest Books […]

Think Vin Gogh Paint and Sip for Spring Break!

Vin Gogh Camps

Have you been to Vin Gogh yet? It is the first wine and paint spot in Canada, and it sounds like a blast. Usually open for adults’ evenings, they have started offering birthday parties, and welcoming children 9 and up during the day on Saturday. Spring break camps are a new venture, and it sounds […]

Mountain Cultures: Ski, Snowboard and Adventure Sports Gear


One of the best things about living in (or visiting) Calgary is the amazing view of the Rocky Mountains and the knowledge that they are just a short drive away. Together with the beautiful parks in the city, the enormous natural areas of the foothills, and sparkling local rivers and lakes, they offer a veritable wonderland for outdoor adventure […]