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Special Events

Toy Soldier Teas

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Are you taking your child to see a matinee of Alberta Ballet’s Nutcracker? Here’s a way to make the occasion even more memorable. Alberta Ballet invites you to be transported to the Nutcracker’s Land of Sweets at their first ever “Toy Soldier Teas”. Held immediately prior to matinee performances and featuring an assortment of finger sandwiches, petite […]

1st Annual Children’s Wonderland Ball

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Take your children to a special event they will never forget and support the Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada! Enjoy a magical afternoon with your children’s favorite characters with special performances you don’t want to miss. The Wonderland Ball, brought to you by Mascot Parties, will feature princesses, superheroes, mascots, a magician, face painting, giveaways, special performances, a […]

New Year’s Eve Party at Bow Habitat Station

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Ring in 2015 with the whole family this New Year’s Eve! Head to the Bow Habitat Station for fun family-friendly activities as they ‘Countdown to Noon’ with a dance party and celebrate with special activities throughout the day. Activities include a trip to feed the fish, building your own noisemaker, the countdown to noon family dance party, face […]

Christmas Fun at Winterstart Festival in Banff

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Coming from a city that suffered a snowstorm in September, calling a December festival “Winterstart” might seem a little disingenuous.  However, going by the blizzard during the kickoff weekend of the Banff-Lake Louise Winterstart Festival on November 29th, 2014, we think it’s fair to say winter is well and truly here. And since we are […]

Christmas in Bethlehem

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Bow Valley Church is transformed into the village of Bethlehem complete with streets, houses, a market place, the Inn, the stable, and the manger with an interactive nativity. Participate in the census, and take a walk through the village alive with villagers in period costumes, live animals, singers, dancers, musicians, food, and authentic activities. There […]

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 […]

The Huron Carole

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Defeat hunger and feed your soul with a Canadian Christmas tradition. Tom Jackson began performing The Huron Carole concerts 27 years ago as a way to raise money for less-fortunate Canadians while getting audiences into the Christmas spirit. Jackson will be joined by Don Amero, Beverley Mahook, One More Girl, and Shannon Gaye for an evening of music, […]

Heritage Park Winter CARnival

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Enjoy some old-fashioned post-Christmas fun at Heritage Park’s Winter CARnival from December 27th to January 4th. Enjoy an indoor spin on classic carnival activities, all in the spirit of the festival! Be the first to cross your miniature toboggan over the finish line in the Great Toboggan Race.  Build Bonhomme a new ice palace – […]

Christmas Through the Lougheed House

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From November 28th until December 21st, 2014, take your family to Lougheed House for some old-fashioned holiday cheer. Each year, this much-anticipated event fills the museum with musical performances, crafts, holiday treats, and more. Each weekend of this year’s event, in honour of the WWI Centennial, the museum will also present WWI-themed activities and crafts. […]

Pirates of the North Saskatchewan 3 at Jubilations Dinner Theatre

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Captain Jack returns to the Jubilations Dinner Theatre stage to set sail down the mighty river Saskatchewan for one final pilgrimage. Enjoy a delicious meal and watch as the Pirates gather to sign the peace treaty arranged by the great Admiral Northington. Could this be the end of the Pirates of the North Saskatchewan? Visit […]