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Western Rodeo at Heritage Park

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Heritage Park’s 50th anniversary celebrations continue with a professional rodeo on the park’s very own rodeo grounds. The one-hour live exhibition will feature bull riding, barrel racing, mutton busting and mini chuckwagons. The rodeo is included in regular park admission. Western Rodeo Details When: August 9, 2014 Time: 1 pm – 2 pm Where: Heritage Park Address: […]

Meet an Innovator: Jeff de Boer

Meet an Innovator at Telus Spark

Meet an Innovator series brings TELUS Spark visitors together with incredible people in our community who are solving problems in creative ways. While designing armour is no easy feat, designing the only armour elegantly scaled to fit mice is a rather astounding achievement. Nothing is too small, too big, or unimaginable for internationally renowned metalsmith […]

Heritage Day at Heritage Park

Heritage Park Train

More than just simply a long weekend, the August long weekend commemorates Heritage Day and the chance to celebrate all that makes Alberta unique. This August 4, help the occasion really live up to its name at Heritage Park. The park is  continuing its 50th anniversary celebrations by celebrating  local music, featuring roving musicians, concerts, music-themed activities and […]

Digital Media Studio Workshop


Want to get your hands on cool digital tools, or find out what you can make a computer do using unusual sensors? If you’re at least nine years old, Digital Media Studio at Telus Spark is the perfect place to develop your tinkering and innovation skills. Two workshops will allow participants to use the coolest of the […]

Hello Dali | Masterworks from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery at Glenbow (until August 24th)

Some fun with Dali in the ARC Discovery Room during a Weekend at the Museum event

Philanthropist and entrepreneur Lord Beaverbrook had a passion for acquiring great works of art, both historical masterpieces and groundbreaking paintings of their time. The Glenbow Museum is proud to share that passion and showcase 75 of those great works by world-renowned artists from the fifteenth to twentieth century. For the first time ever in Canada […]

Books and Bikes

Calgary Public Library Books and Bikes Program

Exercise your imagination and body with the Calgary Public Library this summer. Meet at the Hull’s Wood Amphitheatre in Fish Creek Park on Tuesdays for story time, then set off on foot or on bikes for a fun time of exploration in the area. Register online! Books and Bikes Details When: Tuesdays, July 15-Aug 26, 2014 Time: 2:30-3 pm […]

Calgary International Blues Festival

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Another summer weekend, more great music. Four days of world-class blues culminate in a nightly blues series dance party at Shaw Millennium Park. This year’s line-up includes Joe Louis Walker, Ana Popovic, Billy Branch and the Sons of the Blues, Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne, and many more. The festival officially kicks off Monday, July 28, […]

Weekly Paper Airplane Fly-Off

Calgary Public Library

Drop in to to Forest Lawn Library Wednesdays in July and August (until August 13) for a paper airplane competition. All ages are welcome to try for their chance to throw the plane that goes the farthest to win the prize. Registration is not required. Weekly Paper Airplane Fly-Off Details: When: Wednesdays July 2-August 13, […]

Calgary Public Libray LEGO Club

Calgary Public Library

LEGO lovers unit. Participating Calgary Public Library locations will host LEGO club meetups throughout the summer where kids can get together to build, create and play. LEGO is provided and no registration is required. See the Calgary Public Library website for times and locations. Calgary Public Libray LEGO Club Details: When: Various dates throughout July […]

Summer Fun in the NW

Calgary Public Library

Every Thursday in July a different library in the NW will host a drop-in event. These fun meet-ups are for parents and kids age 5 to 12. Summer Fun in the NW Details: When: Thursdays July 10-31, 2014 Time: 1 pm-3 pm Where: Participating NW libraries (see website for details) Website: LOVE hearing about […]