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Disney Presents, The Lion King

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - Sunday, September 6, 2015. Calgary's best-loved musical returns to the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. Winner of 6 Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, this landmark musical brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. The Lion King also features some of Broadway's most recognizable music, crafted by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice. For more information including showtimes and to purchase tickets, visit the website.

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Dinosaurs Alive!

Dinosaurs Alive! at the Calgary Zoo

Back From Extinction! Dinosaurs Alive! is back at the Calgary Zoo. Runs until the end of October. You can travel back to prehistoric times and get up close with all 16 new animatronic dinosaurs with your general admission pass or zoo membership.

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Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Daily Events

12:00 am - 12:00 am; StoryBook Theatre Presents, RENT - School Edition.
Check website for showtimes. Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. How these young bohemians negotiate their dreams, loves and conflicts provide the narrative thread to this groundbreaking musical. Recommended for ages 8 and up. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
When: Friday, August 21, 2015 - Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location:375 Bermuda Drive NW
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:www.storybooktheatre.org
12:00 am - 12:00 am; August 28 to 30 - Expo Latino Festival.
Check website for schedule. Your ticket to all things Latin! Takes place at Prince’s Island Park. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
When: Friday, August 28, 2015 - Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location:Prince's Island Park
Category:Festivals & Fairs
Link:www.expolatino.com
12:00 am - 12:00 am; August 11 to September 6 - Disney Presents, The Lion King.
More than 70 million people have experienced the phenomenon of Disney's The Lion King, and now you can too when Calgary's best-loved musical returns to the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. Winner of 6 Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, this landmark musical brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. The Lion King also features some of Broadway's most recognizable music, crafted by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice. There is simply nothing else like it. For more information including showtimes and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
When: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - Sunday, September 6, 2015 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditrium
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jubileeauditorium.com
12:00 am - 12:00 am; Dinosaurs Alive! at the Calgary Zoo.
Back From Extinction! Dinosaurs Alive! is back at the Calgary Zoo. Runs until the end of October. You can travel back to prehistoric times and get up close with all 16 new animatronic dinosaurs with your general admission pass or zoo membership. Get up close with 16 new lifelike animatronic dinosaurs (they won’t bite). Download the zoo app and experience the dinosaurs in 3D like never before! Hear them roar! The dinosaurs are louder than the lions at dinnertime. Pull up your paleontologist sleeves and go looking for fossils at the new dig site. Explore Prehistoric Park with three new loops. Roar like you mean it on the new T. Rex slide. Enjoy a prehistoric hands-on experience at the new dinosaur interpretive centres. Dinosaurs poo too. Snap a photo with a pile of… well, you know. Discover fun dinosaur facts with zoo staff during daily programs. What came first: the dinosaur or the egg? Ponder this while striking a pose with dino eggs.
When: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location:Calgary Zoo - 1300 Zoo Road NE
Category:Family Fun
Link:www.calgaryzoo.com/events-activities/special-events/dinosaurs-alive
12:00 am - 12:00 am; Weekday Afternoons in July & August - Good Old-Fashioned Playtime at Vivo for Healthier Generations.
These events are free! Vivo Play Ambassadors bring back the fun, games and unstructured active play. Join for activities at parks, facilities and community events! For more information and to view the schedule, visit the website. Takes place weekday afternoons in July and August.
When: Monday, July 6, 2015 - Monday, August 31, 2015 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities
Link:www.vivo.ca/events.asp
10:00 am - 3:00 pm; Okotoks Chili Fest.
Invite your friends and family to this festive event on the streets of Olde Towne Okotoks! Western-themed activities, chili tasting competition, live music, artists and over a hundred artisans and boutique business vendors displaying beautiful products will gather in downtown Okotoks for a fabulous day of family entertainment. Mark Okotoks Chili Fest on your calendar! MarketSquare is a proud partner at the Town of Okotoks organized events. For general event information, visit www.okotoks.ca and for vendor registration, click on the link below.
When: Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location:Elizabeth Street - Downtown Okotoks
Category:Festivals & Fairs
Link:www.okotoks.ca, www.themarketsquare.ca
10:00 am - 4:00 pm; Fishing season at Bow Habitat Station.
Reel in the fun at the Kids Can Catch Trout Pond! This catch-&-release pond may not guarantee you’ll catch a fish, but you & your family is sure to make a splash as you discover the lure of fishing. Bring your own gear, or rent from the Discovery Centre (Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm).
When: Friday, May 15, 2015 - Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location:Bow Habitat Station1440 - 17A Street SECalgary, AlbertaT2G 4T9
Category:Family Fun
Link:http://esrd.alberta.ca/recreation-public-use/bow-habitat-station/visitor-information.aspx
10:00 am - 5:00 pm; Sweet Corn Festival at the Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm.
There will be free pony rides with admission, corn decorating for kids, a corn eating contest, Farm Bingo and try delicious Taber corn on the cob or buy some fresh Taber corn to take home and cook yourself! For more information, visit the website.
When: Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location:284022 Township Road 224, Rockyview
Category:Festivals & Fairs
Link:www.calgarycornmaze.com
10:00 am - 12:00 pm; Saturdays, June 6 to August 29 - Kids Grow: Family Gardening Program.
Kids Grow is a collaborative, community based program run by volunteers. The goal is to involve children in community gardening, to increase gardening and food production knowledge, to promote healthy and sustainable food choices, build environmental awareness and create a sense of community. Our program runs every Saturday from June 6 to August 29. Every week, we take care of our garden, take part in an exciting workshop, enjoy a delicious healthy snack and then participate in some fun crafts, games and activities! Takes place at the Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Garden: https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Hillhurst+Sunnyside+Community+Garden/@51.0605368,-114.0719474,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x53716ff446304357:0x93e690502be39ada. Register for weekly events: https://eventbrite.ca/event/17179971758/
When: Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Garden
Category:Fun for Kids
Link:http://kidsgrowgardening.blogspot.ca/
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm; Nature Drop-In at Ralph Klein Park: What Bird is That?.
Nature Drop-In at Ralph Klein Park: What Bird is That? Join a Parks educator for these free, fun and interactive programs, and learn about the fascinating wildlife in Canada’s largest storm water treatment wetland! For ages 4 and up plus an adult. Donations welcome. For more information, check The City of Calgary Parks Program Guide or visit the website.
When: Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:Ralph Klein Park
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities
Link:www.calgary.ca/parks
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm; Nature Drop-In at Ralph Klein Park: Wetland Bug Safari.
Join a Parks educator for these free, fun and interactive programs, and learn about the fascinating wildlife in Canada’s largest storm water treatment wetland! For ages 4 and up plus an adult. Donations welcome. For more information, check The City of Calgary Parks Program Guide or visit the website.
When: Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:Ralph Klein Park
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities
Link:www.calgary.ca/parks

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