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World Read Aloud Day – Wednesday March 4th

World Read Aloud Day is March 4th.

World Read Aloud Day happens Wednesday, March 4th, 2015. Children who have grownups that regularly read aloud to them are far more likely to become lifelong readers themselves. Last year over a million people in 80+ countries celebrated the joy of reading, and this year the movement is expected to be even bigger. Get in on the celebration with […]

Young Women of Influence: Jennifer Carlson

Young Women of Influence evening series in Calgary.

The Young Women of Influence Evening Series was created to motivate and inspire the next generation of emerging leaders and allow them opportunities to meet their peers and role models. On March 10, join Jennifer Carlson, the Founder of Baby Gourmet to hear her amazing story of turning a bright idea into a multi-million dollar […]

Easter Sunday at Norquay

Brunch and Easter egg hunt at Norquay on April 5, 2015.

Spend Easter Sunday with your family at Norquay and enjoy some free egg hunting fun and a tasty brunch. At 10 am, all kids are invited to meet on the patio of the Cascade Lodge and spend half an hour digging in the snow for hidden chocolate treasures left by you know who. Free activity! […]

ACFA Norquay Sugar Shack

Norquay will have a Quebecois-style sugar shack on site on March 8th.

How’s your French? Never mind… got a sweet tooth? On March 8th, join ACFA Canmore-Banff to celebrate National Francophonie week, with a sugar shack at Norquay ski hill. Wear your best plaid shirt and get discounts on maple taffy! Enjoy French Canadian inspired treats, along with music and mascots when you come down the hill […]

Family Easter Crafts and Cookies – FREE

City of Calgary

​Celebrate Easter at Southland Leisure Centre, with free Easter crafts and some light refreshments! 2 sessions available, no registration required, this event is free. Family Easter Crafts and Cookies Event Details: When: April 2, 2015 Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am or 6:30 – 8:30 pm Where: Southland Leisure Centre Address: 2000 Southland Dr SW, Calgary AB Website: LOVE hearing […]

TELUS Spark Spring Sparktacular

Telus Spark Logo

Join Telus Spark for two fun-filled days of special spring-themed programs. There will be challenges and oodles of spring-themed programming that everyone in the family is sure to enjoy! TELUS Spark Spring Sparktacular Details: When: April 4-5, 2015 Time: Saturday 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday 10 am – 4 pm Where: TELUS Spark Address: 220 […]

Butterfield Acres Great Legendary Easter Hunts

Butterfield Acres

Butterfield Acres’ popular Easter Hunts start on March 28! Participants help find items that the Easter Bunny needs to make Easter eggs and then receive a treat as well as a pot of soil and some quick-growing seeds. Dress you children for the weather and keep in mind that you’ll likely be on the farm […]

Chapters/Indigo March Break Headquarters

Free Spring Break fun at Chapters/Indigo stores.

Entertain your kids with some free activities at your local Chapters or Indigo store during spring break. Every day from March 25 to 28 (plus March 30), local stores will be hosting activities based on a special theme. Themes include Dr. Suess, Wimpy Kid, LEGO, Cinderella and Klutz. Visit the Indigo/Chapters website for a schedule […]

Spring Rally in the Alley

Heritage Park Spring Ralley in the Alley

Build some family memories and enjoy a little bit of teamwork with this fun series of challenges at Heritage Park’s Gasoline Alley Museum! Grab a map of when you enter the museum and work together to complete all of the tasks. Spring Rally in the Alley Details: When: March 20-29, 2015 Time: 9:30 am-4 pm […]

Jane’s Walk Festival


Jane’s Walks are volunteer-led walks that highlight a particular area, interest or aspect of our city. Held this year on May 2-3, 2015, the festival promotes conversation inspired by our neighbourhoods, our city, and our communities. We’ll post family friendly walks here as the schedule becomes available. May 2nd Treasures of West Dover – 11 am – […]