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Eau Claire Free Family Fun Day


On Family Day Monday, Eau Claire Market is hosting a free family event, with live entertainment, ice carving, carnival games, and more. Free hot chocolate from Good Earth Coffeehouse and Bakery for the first 500 guests! Eau Claire Free Family Fun Day Event Details: When: Monday, February 16, 2015 Time:11 am – 3 pm Where: Eau Claire Market Address: 200 Barclay […]

Chinese New Year Carnival


Celebrate the Year of the Sheep in the heart of Calgary’s Chinatown. Enjoy programs and performances of traditional Dragon and Lion Dance, festival music and dance, martial art demonstration, vocal singing, folk art demonstration, festival food, games, artworks exhibition and an indoor bazaar of trade booths selling all sorts of gifts and festival items. Best of […]

Family FISH-tival at Bow Habitat Station


Spend Valentine’s Day with your family and the fishies at Bow Habitat Station’s Family FISH-tival! FREE outdoor activities include casting games, ice fishing safety & marshmallow roasting. Head inside the Discovery Centre for just $5 per person to warm up, explore the exhibits and feed the fish. Family FISH-tival Event Details: When: February 14, 2015 Time: 10 […]

Eau Claire Skating Party and Skate-a-Thon


Head down to the Prince’s Island Park Lagoon on February 8th for a free community skating party and, new this year, a Skate-a-Thon in support of KidSport programs. KidSport is a national program providing financial assistance to low income families in the form of organized sports registration fees and equipment for kids aged 18 and under. They help make […]

FREE Family Skate Night

Village Square Free Family Skate Night

Village Square Leisure Centre is hosting a free family skate on February 9th. Bring your own skates and helmet (there will some loaners available on a first-come-first-served basis) and enjoy an evening of free skating and other family activities. Free Family Skate Night Event Details: When: February 9, 2015 Time: 7 – 8:30 pm Where: […]

Harlem Globetrotters at the Saddledome


Wicked b-ball skills + hilarious comedy = The Original Harlem Globetrotters. Lucky for Calgary families, they’re coming to the Saddledome in April. With incredible ball handling wizardry, amazing rim-rattling dunks and trick shots, side-splitting comedy and unequaled on-court fan interaction, this must-see event is guaranteed to entertain the whole family and create some fantastic memories. Tickets […]

Open House at Joso’s New SW Location


  Joso’s Play and Learn Centre is opening a new location in SW Calgary on March 1, 2015. In addition to registered programs, their indoor playground will be open to the public and will also offer birthday parties. If you want to check out the new facility and learn more about their preschool and daycamp programs, head […]

Stars on Ice Canada – 25th Anniversary Tour


It’s the 25th Anniversary of Stars on Ice Canada! This touring show features all of your favourite Canadian figure skaters! The star-studded line-up of skaters includes Kurt Browning, Virtue and Moir, Patrick Chan, Joannie Rochette and many others. Don’t miss this chance to see so many Canadian skating stars and Olympic medallists in one place. […]

Kilt Skate Challenge


The Calgary Optimist Club is sponsoring a free outdoor skate to honour the 200th anniversary of Sir John A. Macdonald’s birth. Head to Canada Olympic Plaza for skating, birthday cake, hot chocolate and Scottish entertainment. Tartans, kilts and other Scottish attire are encouraged, but not required. Show up in your kilt and be rewarded. Kilt Skate Challenge Event […]

Dinosaurs in Motion at TELUS Spark


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 […]