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Fort Calgary Winter Carnival

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Spend your Family Day Monday at Fort Calgary with a day full of winter fun. The Fort Calgary Winter Carnival features carnival games, crafts, and special shows in the Burnswest theatre. There will also be outdoor sleigh rides, provided the weather cooperates. Admission to the carnival is absolutely FREE. There will be a family lunch available in the Upper […]

Heritage Park Family Quest

Family Day Family Quest at Heritage Park

Heritage Park’s Family Quest is back for the 2015 Teacher’s Convention and Family Day long weekend. This year the event theme is curling, as Calgary prepares to host the 2015 Briar Cup. Work together as a family or a group to complete exciting curling themed challenges. Take part in the interactive scavenger hunt and enter to win a […]

Dinosaurs in Motion at TELUS Spark

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DINOSAURS IN MOTION is coming to TELUS Spark! This traveling exhibition blends science, art and innovation. You AND your kids will be wowed by fourteen life-sized, interactive, dinosaur sculptures created from recycled metal. Dinosaurs in Motion at TELUS Spark Event Details: When: January 31 – June 28, 2015 Time: regular opening hours Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre Address: 220 St. George’s […]

March of the Penguins

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Since their arrival in 2012, the Calgary Zoo’s penguins have become one of the biggest attractions in town. This winter you can see the penguins outside of their usual habitat, as they parade around the zoo grounds. Beginning Thursday January 15th, the zoo’s King Penguins will take a short stroll outside their building, starting at 11 am daily. This engaging […]

National Music Centre

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The National Music Centre amplifies the love, sharing, and understanding of music. The NMC’s collections have something for everyone, from rare instruments to recording studio displays. The National Music Centre will close its collections after December 28, 2014, to prepare for their move to a new 16,000 square foot facility, scheduled to open in 2016. Don’t […]

The Calgary Zoo

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From the splendour of the Rocky Mountains to the heart of Destination Africa, The Calgary Zoo takes you to see over 1,000 animals from around the world. Trek through the gorilla’s rainforest, safari over the Savannah to watch the hippos swim, or climb the Canadian Wilds for a grizzly bear encounter! […]

Bow Habitat Station Wonderful Wednesdays

Bow Habitat Station

Children aged two to five are invited to head down to the Bow Habitat Station the first Wednesday of every month for some learning fun. The Station is now offering four different sessions each day, at 10 am, 11 am, 1 pm and 2 pm. In each session, kids will learn about elements of nature through crafts, stories, […]

Special Events and Exhibits at Telus Spark

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TELUS Spark is always an exciting and engaging place to take the whole family, but their special events and exhibits bring additional variety and novelty to the experience. Don’t miss these family-friendly special events and exhibits. Material of the Season: Shadows What’s light and dark, big and small, fuzzy and sharp? Our shadows! Head to the Creative […]

Animatronic Dinosaurs Coming To the Calgary Zoo This Spring

Animatronic Dinosarus Coming To the Calgary Zoo This Spring

The dinosaurs have disappeared! Not just the real ones from millions of years ago, but rather Prehistoric Park at the Calgary Zoo. Have no fear however – even though the popular collection is currently closed to the public, it will re-open in March 2015 with some new faces – and animatronic bodies. This spring, the […]

The Brainasium at TELUS Spark

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There’s a new playground opening in Calgary and this one is designed with the brain in mind. The Brainasium is a year-round space open at TELUS Spark and is meant to expand kids’ knowledge of sound, physics and simple machines. We had a chance to get a sneak peek of the new area and as […]