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Puppet Pop-Up Studio


Puppet Pop-Up Studio is a monthly puppet making and performing workshop offered on the third Saturday of each month at different locations in Calgary. All skills and ages are welcome, with a different theme each month. Please note that children and teens must participate with an adult or senior. May Workshop: What can you make […]

Call Box Birdhouse

Build this fabulous Call Box Birdhouse

Looking for something fun, fire-related and completely for the birds? On Saturday May 9th, visit the Firefighters Museum of Calgary in Midnapore for a tour of their collection space, then make a birdhouse based on what you’ve learned. You must pre-register here: Suggested donation of $10.  Maximum 12 participants; all children must be accompanied by an adult. Call […]

Bicycle Re-cycle and Exchange Event

6th Annual Bicycle Re-cycle and Exchange in Calgary AB

Need a new bike? Got one to donate? Head to the 6th annual Bicycle Re-cycle and Exchange Event at École St. Cecilia School. Bike parts as well as all sizes of bikes in working condition are welcome, including tricycles. Donations: drop off bikes and or bike parts on Thursday, April 23rd and Friday, April 24th from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at […]

Mother’s Day Gift With A Cause In Support of the YWCA

Buy a gift for Mom and support the YWCA.

Wondering what to give Mom (or your children’s mother) for Mother’s Day to show her how much you care? How about a gift that gives back to women? From now until Mother’s Day, Alora Boutique is raising money for the YWCA through the sale of Limited Edition Mother’s Day Necklaces (Mother & Child, Infinity or […]

Mexican Children’s Festival

Calgary Mexican Children's Festival May 2, 2015 in Calgary AB.

The Calgary Mexican Canadian Cultural Society invites you to the Mexican Children’s Festival (2 De Mayo Festival del Niño) on May 2nd at Roscarrock Community Hall. Games, gifts, entertainment, food and fun. Cost: $5 members, $8 non-members, free for kids under 12. Mexican Children’s Festival Event Details: When: May 2, 2015 Time: 2 pm Where: Roscarrock Community […]

Pet-A-Palooza Calgary

Pet-a-Palooza brings free fun for your family and your pets to Eau Claire on July 25, 2015.

Pet-A-Palooza comes to Eau Claire Market on July 25, 2015. This is a free, pet friendly, family event featuring such events as “Running Of The Bulls” (hilarious 20 ft French and English bulldog races), agility demos, cool down stations, photo lounges and up to 85 of the leading pet related exhibitors. Bring your pet to sample […]

CBC – Calgary Reads Book Sale

Calgary Reads

  Browse through thousands and thousands of gently-used books for sale at super-low prices. Books are pre-sorted into categories for easy shopping and money raised at the book sale supports Calgary Reads initiatives and programs. The sale will be open late on Saturday May 23rd, with the following events planned: Family Bedtime Stories From 6 […]

Play Day at Toys ‘R Us

Play Day at Canadian Toys 'R Us locations.

On Saturday, April 25, 2015 head to your local Toys ‘R Us store for a fun day of make and take projects, giveaways, and demonstrations. Featuring  LEGO Elves, Barbie, Monster High, Ever After High, Crayola Colour Wonder, Little Tikes and demonstrations of Sprükits, Hatch ‘n Heroes, Wubble Bubble Ball, Hexbugs Circuit Board, Iron Man Motion Activated […]

Calgary Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show


Do you like shiny things? Come see beautiful gems and minerals from collectors around Canada at the 55th Annual Calgary Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show. Presented by the Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, May 1 – 3, 2015, at Vivo (formerly Cardel Place). Showcases, demonstrations, 30 dealers (many new this year), silent auction. Admission rates: adults […]

Festival of Crafts Spring Sale

Spring Festival of Crafts is May 8-10, 2015 in Calgary AB.

The Festival of Crafts Spring Art & Craft Sale returns to Calgary for its 5th year over Mother’s Day weekend. Pick up unique or handmade gifts made by artisans from around the country. Bet you’ll find something for Mom! Festival of Crafts Spring Sale Event Details: When: May 8-10, 2015 Time: 10 am – 9 pm […]