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Easter Eggstravaganza at the Calgary Zoo! in Partnership with Calgary's Child Magazine!

April 3 & 4. All activities are Free with Regular Admission. Bounce around the Zoo and experience multiple event zones that are bound to keep you hopping all day long! Get lost in a corn maze, courtesy of Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm, let Servus Credit Union snap your next selfie in the photo booth, pot-a-plant to take home. There will also be an Easter Bunny Hop, face painting, creature features, fun crafts and touch tables, indulge in some delicious chocolate goodies and there will be fantastic prize giveaways! Stay tuned for more details on this EGG-stra special family-friendly Easter event on the Calgary Zoo's website! calgaryzoo.com

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Budget Friendly Weekly Deals

Written by Nancy Juarez, photo: photoexpress.com
You don't have to spend a lot of money every time you go out. Taking advantage of weekly deals or drop-in sessions, you can have fun with the whole family without breaking the bank. Here's a list of on-going deals all around the city for every day of the week! Read more...

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Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Daily Events

12:00 am - 12:00 am; Early-Bird Tickets on Sale for The Calgary International Children’s Festival.
The Festival returns bigger than ever with expanded outdoor activities, including live music, crafts, entertainment and the outrageous phenomenon SQUONK! The Calgary International Children's Festival runs May 20 to 23. Public Early Bird Tickets are $17. After April 30, tickets are up to $29. Wild Kratts Tickets starting at $30.
When: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Category:Festivals & Fairs
Link:www.calgarykidsfest.ca
8:00 am - 4:00 pm; Renfrew Educational Services Registration for ECS for 2015/16 School Year.
Registration starts on January 12th for Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten classes and will be ongoing until all spots all filled. Call 403-291-5038 for information.
When: Monday, January 12, 2015 - Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location:Renfrew's Janice McTighe Centre at 2050 21 Street NE, Sundance Centre at 75 Sunpark Drive SE, Child Development Centre at 3820-24 Ave. NW,and Bowness Centre at 8620-48 Ave. NW
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Link:www.renfreweducation.org
9:00 am - 10:30 am; Drop-In Jungle Gym at Village Square Leisure Centre.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4 to 7pm; Wednesdays, 9 to 10:30am; Drop-In Jungle Gym, Village Square Leisure Centre. Open for climbers, crawlers and jumpers all on a soft, safe surface. Adult supervision required. For children up to age 6.
When: Wednesdays at 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Location:Village Square Leisure Centre
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities
Link:www.calgary.ca/leisurecentres
10:00 am - 12:00 pm; Toddler Playtime.
Join for Toddler Playtime every Friday at Monterey Park Community Church (runs until April 10). Lots of games, toys and fun! Meet new friends. For ages 0 to 4. All welcome.
When: Friday, March 20, 2015 - Friday, April 10, 2015 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:3125 Catalina Boulevard NE
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities
Link:www.mpefc.ca
10:00 am - 4:00 pm; Travelling Exhibition: Dinosaurs in Motion.
DINOSAURS IN MOTION is an amazing blend of science, art and innovation using 14 magnificent, fully interactive, anatomically correct, recycled life-size metal dinosaur sculptures to ENGAGE and EDUCATE.
When: Saturday, January 31, 2015 - Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location:TELUS Spark 220 St. George's Drive NE, Calgary AB, T2E 5T2
Category:Family Fun
Link:http://bit.ly/1yyTvCv
10:30 am - 11:30 am; Special Needs Drop-In Gymnastics at Trico Centre for Family Wellness.
This program runs until April 29. A great opportunity to allow your child to work on gross motor skills and social interaction. Explore apparatus and equipment in this parent-led program. A qualified instructor present to assist in skill development while promoting a fun, safe environment.
When: Wednesdays at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location:Trico Centre for Family Wellness
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities
Link:www.tricocentre.ca
10:45 am - 11:45 am; Drop-In Crafts at Trico Centre for Family Wellness.
Until April 29. Color, glue, shape and stick. Create together in this parent-child activity. Qualified instructor present with craft ideas. Supplies provided.
When: Wednesdays at 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Location:Trico Centre for Family Wellness
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities
Link:www.tricocentre.ca
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm; Devonian Dialogues.
Get your daily dose of nature from these bite-sized, informative chats at Devonian Gardens. Bring your lunch and join City of Calgary staff and community experts! Donations welcome.
When: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Location:Devonian Gardens
Category:Talks, Workshops & Seminars
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm; Drop-In Playschool at Southland Leisure Centre.
Mondays and Wednesdays, 1 to 3pm; Friday Funtime, 1 to 3pm; Drop-in Playschool, Southland Leisure Centre. Sample Playschool activities including educational play centres, gym time, arts/crafts, circle time. For ages 3 to 5. Pre-book your space by the day prior: 403-648-6558. For more information, contact 403-648-6550.
When: Wednesdays at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:Southland Leisure Centre
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities
Link:www.calgary.ca/leisurecentres
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm; Green Fools 24th Annual April Fools Day Parade .
Open to everyone, participants meet at Tomkins Park on 17th Avenue SW between 8th and 9th Street. We parade down 17th Avenue and back to the park and try out circus activities, like stilt walking and juggling. Come in costume or choose from our tickle trunk. Bring instruments and make merry! Green Fools will feature hand crafted, masked stilt walking characters and lead the festivities in this free, fun, friendly event. Cheer on Spring! Rain or shine.
When: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location:Tomkins Park on 17th Avenue SW between 8th and 9th Street
Category:Free Events
Link:www.greenfools.com
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm; Drop-In Soccer at Southland Leisure Centre.
Develop foot skills, practice drills, play a game. Please supply own soccer ball. All ages welcome.
When: Wednesdays at 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location:Southland Leisure Centre
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities
Link:www.calgary.ca/leisurecentres
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm; Poppy Innovation's Grow 'N Learn Speaker Series.
Are you interested in learning more about gardening? Or thinking about starting a garden this year? Come join Poppy Innovations Grow' N Learn events each night we will feature a different local keynote speaker, and a "how to" session each night. This speaker series will help you learn from local experts and pick up great tips and ideas to help your own garden sprout! Speakers: Keynote: Kevin Davies, Hop Compost Topic: Organic Composting How To: Adam, Eden Project Topic: How to build a Sustainable Food Network
Cost:$25.00
When: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Location: South Health Campus 4448 Front Street, Calgary, AB T3M 1M4 Room: 180010
Category:Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=vol8oepab&oeidk=a07eaftopbw937b87ee
7:30 pm - 7:30 pm; Grow 'N Learn.
Gardening and food experts share their advice and tips for growing incredible produce and engaging in your local food system. This evening features Hop Compost teaching us about organic composting and The Eden Project will share how we can improve sustainability of our food.
Cost:$25.00
When: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 7:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location:South Health Campus - 4448 Front Street SE
Category:Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://poppyinnovations.ca
8:00 pm - 9:10 pm; Better Sleep For Toddlers & Preschoolers.
Better Sleep for Toddlers/Preschoolers is a LIVE online class/webinar all about helping your child sleep! We will cover the foundations of healthy sleep, sleep coaching methods to suit your family, and the science behind pediatric sleep struggles. Enjoy our live presentation from the comfort of your home, and have the opportunity to ask questions of a sleep professional! For just $19.97 this is an amazing value you won't find anywhere else!
Cost:$19.97
When: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 8:00 pm - 9:10 pm
Location:ONLINE!
Category:Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://whispersweet.com/classes/

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