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Guardians of the Wild at the Calgary Zoo

Introducing Guardians of the Wild, the Calgary Zoo's new on-park program designed to encourage families to take action to protect wildlife and wild places. This interactive program will help to enhance your zoo experience and inspire a visit to all corners of the park! Explore the zoo with the action map, collect the codes at each station, and enter the contest! This exciting scavenger hunt has incredible prizes, including a trip for two to China to see giant pandas! This program runs July 4 - September 3. Check out the website  for more information!

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Monday, July 23
Guest: Soraya Lakhani, M.Ed., R. Psych., Yellow Kite Psychology
Topic: Navigating co-parenting and your children's birthdays after divorce? Tune in for Soraya's expert advice to ensure successful celebrations. 

Monday, July 30
Guest: Sarah Remmer, RD, The Centre for Family Nutrition
Topic: Another summer long weekend is fast-approaching, the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors and revel in a family picnic! Tune in for Sarah's top eats to pack in your basket and she'll share some food safety tips, too! 

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Money Matters and your kids. Calgary’s Child Magazine gives us some useful allowance tips for kids and teens. Did you get an allowance as a kid? 

August 5
They say getting out to play is the best medicine. Calgary’s Child Magazine shares a fantastic story on the developmental power of nature play. What was your favourite outdoor activity when you were younger? 

 

 

 

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Friday, July 20th, 2018

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Fiestaval Latin Festival.
Everyday from Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place July 20 to 22. Enjoy hundreds of performers, authentic Latin food vendors, the best Latin entertainment from Western Canada, international Latin bands, an international dance showcase, an amazing kids’ area, and more! For full schedule of activities, visit the website.
Location:Downtown Calgary - Olympic Plaza
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:fiestaval.ca
Guardians of the Wild at the Calgary Zoo.
Everyday from Jul 11, 2018 - Sep 3, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Introducing Guardians of the Wild, the Calgary Zoo's new on-park program designed to encourage families to take action to protect wildlife and wild places. This interactive program will help to enhance your zoo experience and inspire a visit to all corners of the park! Explore the zoo with the action map, collect the codes at each station, and enter the contest! This exciting scavenger hunt has incredible prizes, including a trip for two to China to see giant pandas! This program runs until September 3. For more information, check out the website! Included with Paid Admission.
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:www.calgaryzoo.com/guardians-of-the-wild
Westerner Days Fair & Exposition.
Everyday from Jul 18, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Westerner Days Fair & Exposition takes place July 18 to 22. Buckle Up and Let's Go to Central Alberta's largest summer celebration! Inside the Saputo Kids Corral, you'll find the Alberta Co-op family stage, face painting, mini golf, crafts and activities, and more! New this year, check out the animals, and enjoy the Funhaus inflatables with a monster obstacle course and more activities for all ages! Passes on sale now!
Location:Red Deer, AB
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:westernerdays.ca
Tickets on Sale Now for This Girl Can Expo on September 8.
Everyday from May 30, 2018 - Sep 8, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tickers on Sale Now! This Girl Can Expo, presented by Hurd Ventures, is for girls ages 5+ featuring health and wellness, sports activities, fashion, arts and design, science and technology, and safety and support. It will be in the Big Four Building on September 8. For more information and to purchase tickets to the expo, visit the website!
Cost:$7.00
Location:Big 4 Building: 1410 Olympic Way SE
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:thisgirlcanyyc.com
Register Now for the SunRype TRi KiDS Triathlon.
Everyday from Apr 27, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Register Now for the SunRype TRi KiDS Triathlon on July 22! This triathlon offers safe, non-competitive, confidence-building races for children and youth ages 3 to 15. TRi KiDS events combine 3 sports kids love: swimming, biking, and running! The triathlon begins at 9am. For more information and to register your child for the triathlon, visit the website.
Location:Glenmore Athletic Park: 5300, 19 Street SW
Category:Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:trikids.ca
Family Fun Friday Nights at Calaway Park.
> Friday Jul 20, 2018 at 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Takes place July 6, 13, 20 & 27. Enjoy an extra two hours at Calaway Park on Friday evenings in July only! Experience Calaway Park from 10am to 5pm for regular admission plus GST per person or from 5 to 9pm for only $15.95 plus GST per person! For more information, visit the website.
Location:Calaway Park: 245033 Range Road 33 Calgary, T3Z 2E9
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:calawaypark.com
The City of Calgary Park n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Jul 16, 2018 - Jul 20, 2018 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Takes place July 16 to 20. These safe, supervised programs help young children make new friends and learn games and activities! For ages 6 to 12. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
The City of Calgary Stay n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Jul 16, 2018 - Jul 20, 2018 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Takes place July 16 to 20. These safe, supervised programs help young children and adults make new friends and stay active through a play-based learning environment. Participants will engage in games and activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For ages 3 to 5 plus an adult. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:calgary.ca/free
Calgary Turkish Festival.
Everyday from Jul 19, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018 at 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Takes place July 19 to 22. Come experience the Calgary Turkish Festival! Browse and buy Turkish products, souvenirs, and handcrafts; participate in activities for children; view many authentic demonstrations and performances; sample Turkish cuisine; and do much more at the Festival. Admission is free. For more information, visit the website.
Location:Burc Intercultural Centre: 2937, 19 Street NE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events
Link:calgaryturkishfestival.com
Dr. Seuss in the Park.
Every Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 - Aug 25, 2018 at 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
We set up a reading tent at Riley Park every Saturday of the summer (weather permitting) to promote children's literacy June 23 to August 25! Children will be able to read books with volunteers and participate in crafts and face paint related to the weekly themes.
Location:Riley Park: 8 Avenue and 12 Street NW
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Playtime & Story Time
Link:su.ucalgary.ca/programs-services/volunteer-programs/
Trico Active Kids at Trico Centre for Family Wellness.
Fridays at 1:15 pm - 3:45 pm
This fun drop-in program for 6 to 10 year olds includes games, crafts, experiments, and sports. Register at Guest Services or through the website.
Location:11150 Bonaventure Drive SE
Category:Fun for Kids
Link:www.tricocentre.ca
Youth Night at Southland Leisure Centre.
Fridays at 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Come with friends and join in the Sport Hall for a variety of youth-exclusive sports including basketball, badminton, dodge ball, soccer and more. Weekly planned active activites are also available. If swimming is your thing, admission includes access to public swim in the waterpark.
Location:Southland Leisure Centre - 2000 Southland Drive SW
Category:Youth Activities
Link:www.calgary.ca/leisurecentres

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