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The Calgary International Children's Festival

kaybenMay 20 to 23; The Calgary International Children's Festival. Each year, more than 50,000 people flock to Olympic Plaza for the largest celebration of theatre for young audiences. From the free outdoor stage to the host of interactive activities to the award-winning theatre presented in Arts Commons, this Festival has something for everyone! Tickets:


Budget Friendly Weekly Deals

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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...


Monday, May 25th, 2015

Daily Events

12:00 am - 12:00 am; May 22 to June 26 - StoryBook Theatre Presents, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka.
May 22 to June 6 - Tuesdays to Saturdays at 7pm. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12Noon. Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm. This play follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars! For ages 6 and up. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
When: Friday, May 22, 2015 - Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location:375 Bermuda Drive NW
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances
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
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
10:45 am - 11:45 am; Drop-In Gymnastics at Trico Centre for Family Wellness.
Mondays, January 12 to April 27, 9:30 to 10:30am & 10:45 to 11:45am; Drop-In Gymnastics, Trico Centre for Family Wellness. Explore movement with your child 18 months+ on apparatus and equipment. This is a parent-led program, but qualified instructor present to assist. Sign up at Guest Services.
When: Mondays at 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Location:Trico Centre for Family Wellness
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm; Drop-in Playschool at Southland Leisure Centre.
Mondays and Wednesdays, 1 to 3pm; Fridays 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: 403-648-6550.
When: Mondays at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:Southland Leisure Centre
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities

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