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Thursday, September 29th, 2022

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Harvest Lights at Calgary Farmyard.
Everyday from Sep 20, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
All farm activities are open, and the farm is lit up in fantastic display (except the corn maze of course, which remains dark as an added challenge for visitors to find their way through with their flashlights.) Pumpkins are available for photos and purchase in the evening too.
Location:Calgary Farmyard
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryfarmyard.com
YYC Pizza Fest.
Everyday from Sep 16, 2022 - Oct 2, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
aA ten-day, annual event with charity, community and pizza crusts in mind. Each year, local participating restaurants craft an exclusive pizza in a competition to be lauded Calgary’s best pizza. From each purchase, a slice of the proceeds goes to Calgary Meals on Wheels.
Location:Various locations
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://yycpizzafest.com
Stage West Theatre Presents Driving Miss Daisy.
Everyday from Sep 14, 2022 - Nov 13, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Pulitzer Prize winning drama of an extraordinary and unexpected friendship, starring Joseph Marcell, best known as ‘Geoffrey Butler’ from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Location:Stage West Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://stagewestcalgary.com
Halloweekends at Calaway Park.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Sep 14, 2022 - Oct 10, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
It’s a spooktacular good time for the whole family. Dress up as your favorite family friendly character and enjoy a day of Fall fun.
Location:Calaway Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calawaypark.com
Theatre Calgary Presents Last Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill.
Everyday from Sep 14, 2022 - Oct 2, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Inspired by the music and story of Billie Holiday. Get a front row seat to one of the final performances of Billie Holiday’s career at a Philadelphia bar in 1959.
Location:Theatre Calgary
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://theatrecalgary.com
Calgary International Film Festival.
Everyday from Sep 22, 2022 - Oct 2, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This event showcases over 175 multi-genre feature and short films from Canada and around the world at the largest film festival in Alberta.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://ciffcalgary.ca
Summer on 17th.
Everyday from Jul 6, 2022 - Oct 1, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Visit 17th Ave retail and entertainment district this season for Summer on 17th. There will be live music, fitness classes, DJ and drag shows, outdoor movies, and more in Tomkins Park throughout the summer, and all of the events are free.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://17thave.ca/summer.
Heartbreak Hotel at Jubilations Theatre.
Everyday from Aug 13, 2022 - Oct 15, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Have you ever wondered what it would be like at the Heartbreak Hotel? Well you’re in luck, because Jubilations Dinner Theatre is going to take you there. The legend never dies, and his music lives on, as we have some fun imagining Elvis and his gang all rocking and rolling at the Heartbreak Hotel.
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jubilations.ca
The Three Bears at Loose Moose Theatre.
Everyday from Sep 22, 2022 - Oct 2, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The classic story of a mama, papa, and baby bear who meet a very curious little girl, presented in the fun and unique Loose Moose style. The Loose Moose Theatre Company makes going to the theatre an experience that is truly magical for children four to ten years old, as well as fun and entertaining for the grown-ups.
Location:Loose Moose Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://loosemoose.com
Fall Days at Calgary Farmyard.
Everyday from Sep 23, 2022 - Oct 30, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A fall trip to the Farmyard is an annual tradition for many families and friends. In addition to enjoying hours of fun on the farm, pumpkins are on display for photos and for purchase.
Location:Calgary Farmyard
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryfarmyard.com
Heartbreak Hotel at Jubilations Theatre.
Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sep 20, 2022 - Oct 15, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Have you ever wondered what it would be like at the Heartbreak Hotel? Well you’re in luck, because Jubilations Dinner Theatre is going to take you there. The legend never dies, and Elvis’ music lives on, as we have some fun imagining him and his gang all rocking and rolling at the Heartbreak Hotel. Learn more at .
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jubilations.ca
Bow Habitat Kids Can Catch Trout Pond.
Everyday from May 1, 2022 - Oct 1, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Beginning May 1, the Bow Habitat Station’s Kids Can Catch Trout Pond is open for the season. This pond is stocked with rainbow trout raised in the fish hatchery for you to catch and release. Visit bowhabitat.alberta.ca for more information.
Location:Bow Habitat Station
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://bowhabitat.alberta.ca
Dinosaurs Awakened.
Everyday from May 1, 2022 - Oct 26, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Get ready to marvel at the sights and sounds of these magnificent life-like creatures and see for yourself what Alberta might have looked like when dinosaurs reigned supreme. Entry included in admission to the Zoo.
Location:The Calgary Zoo
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:https://www.calgaryzoo.com
#YYCBlockParty – Roller Rink on the Boulevard.
Everyday from Jun 30, 2022 - Sep 30, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Block Party is back for the third summer, bringing the same vibrant energy to Deerfoot City with a new twist – say hello to the Roller Rink on The Boulevard. Dig out your vintage roller skates (or rent some vibrant wheels) and live your best retro ‘70s summer life. Get your tickets at the door.
Location:Deerfoot City
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://deerfootcity.com/events-promotions/block-party/
Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo Safari Sunday Brunch.
Everyday from Jan 16, 2022 - Nov 13, 2022 at 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Join the Calgary Zoo each Sunday for a unique Calgary brunch experience. Brunch is held in the heart of Destination Africa. Enjoy gourmet and comfort breakfast foods, including a free-flowing chocolate fountain with fresh fruit, eggs Benedict with Canadian bacon, a Belgian waffle bar, and more! Pre-purchase and save! Get your combo brunch and admission tickets today!
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun
Link:calgaryzoo.com/events/safari-brunch
‘Wolves: The Art of Dempsey Bob’ at Glenbow.
Everyday from Sep 10, 2022 - Nov 20, 2022 at 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Experience the work of Tahltan-Tlingit master carver Dempsey Bob at the immersive ‘Wolves: The Art of Dempsey Bob’ exhibition. The exhibition features 65 works and is the first-ever retrospective of Bob’s career from the 1970s to the present. Visitors to the exhibition will discover a selection of masks, sculpture and regalia, complemented by Bob’s work in bronze casting and vestment production. In his works, Bob reinterprets the traditional characters and iconography from the age-old stories of his people, at times transforming those traditional tales with European influences. Organized by the Audain Art Museum and the McMichael Canadian Art Collection Image Credit: Dempsey Bob, ‘Wolf Chief's Hat,’ c. 1993, red cedar, acrylic paint, operculum shell, horsehair, leather, ermine. Collection of Eric Savics. Rachel Topham Photography
Location:Glenbow at The Edison 150 Ninth Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB, T2P 3H9 Second floor Mezzanine
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Free Events
Link:https://www.glenbow.org/exhibitions/wolves/
Museum of Failure.
Everyday from Sep 8, 2022 - Sep 30, 2022 at 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
The worldwide touring exhibit, The Museum of Failure (MOX), is in Canada for the first time. MOX will be popping up in Calgary at Southcentre Mall this summer. This immersive walk-through exhibition showcases a collection of over 130 failed innovations from major brands, including Apple, Amazon, Nintendo, and more.
Location:Southcentre Mall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://museumoffailure.com/
Truth and Reconciliation Art Installation.
Everyday from Sep 20, 2022 - Sep 30, 2022 at 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Southcentre Mall and Colouring It Forward Reconciliation Society are proud to present a special art installation in honour of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th. The exhibit will showcase a variety of works from eight local Indigenous artists in Southcentre’s Centre Court from September 20th-30th. This commemorative installation will feature supersized pieces of art representing personal experiences and interpretations of Indigenous culture and the ongoing process of reconciliation. This will be supported by a double-sided activation wall, with a life-sized colouring page for the public to contribute to. The installation will also include information about CIF Reconciliation Society and reconciliACTIONS – practical steps that people can take to help foster reconciliation.
Location:Southcentre Mall
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Free Events
Link:https://southcentremall.com/
Baby and Me (10 – 24 mo) Parented.
Everyday from Sep 6, 2022 - Jan 24, 2023 at 10:00 am - 10:45 am
This is an 45 min, 16 week class held on Tuesdays at 10:00 or Friday at 1:30| September to January 2022-23 Children in this stage of development are all about the early stages of exploring the world around them with the emotional security of their caregivers being close at hand. These classes focus on the beginnings of pairing music with movement and actions.
Cost:$65.00
Location:Asylum for Art 2505 14 St SW Calgary, Alberta
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:www.ASYLUMforART.ca/academy
Young Movers (20 mo – 3 yr) Parented.
Everyday from Sep 6, 2022 - Jan 24, 2023 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am
This is an 45 min, 16 week class held on Tuesdays at 11:00 or Fridays at 9:00 | September to January 2022-23 This program is for children who are beginning the journey of independent class participation. This is a very exciting time for your Toddler, and we want them (and you) to get the most out of it. By utilizing call and response stories and songs your child is becoming an active participant and has an input into the experience.
Cost:$65.00
Location:Asylum for Art 2505 14 St SW Calgary, Alberta
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:www.ASYLUMforART.ca/academy
A Birthday Toy’s Story at Jubilation’s Junior.
Every Saturday, Aug 31, 2022 - Oct 15, 2022 at 11:00 am - 12:00 am
a kid-friendly show designed to make adults laugh, too. This is a production written for kids and served with a meal designed with kids in mind. Get your tickets for a stress-free, fun-filled morning of laughter, music, and food.
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jubilations.ca/calgary-junior
Family Time Music | Blended Group.
Everyday from Sep 9, 2022 - Jan 27, 2023 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am
This is an 45 min, 16 week class held on Fridays at 11:00 | September to January 2022-23 All ages invited to share in a musical play class. The music environment focuses on singing and chanting, moving, listening and play instruments. exposure to traditional folk and classical music as well fun and entertaining modern music to keeps moving and developing rhythmically. The optimal time to prepare children musically is in early childhood. Happy fun and positive experiences will assist in development to try and experiment in a judgment free environment. Children thrive and develop with a family ready to continue the joy of musical play throughout their daily life.
Cost:$59.00
Location:Asylum for Art 2505 14 St SW Calgary, Alberta
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:www.ASYLUMforART.ca/academy
Community Education Service - Free Online Presentations: Child and Youth Health and Mental Health Topics.
Everyday from Dec 2, 2021 - Dec 31, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Expert speakers will deliver timely, credible information and best-practice strategies to support the development and mental health of a child or youth in your life. Previously recorded presentations are also available for viewing: https://youtu.be/tLbDa8Vlutk
Location:Online via WebEx or Zoom
Category:Free Events, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:community.hmhc.ca/sessions/?p=webex
Zoomers (3 – 4.5 yrs) Independent or Parented.
Everyday from Sep 6, 2022 - Jan 24, 2023 at 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
This is an 45 min, 16 week class held on Tuesdays at 12:30 (independent) or Fridays at 10:00 (parented) | September to January 2022-23 Oh how far we have come, with the developmental benchmark of cooperative play being in this age group we want to help your child recognize theirs peers not as competition for toys (or in this case musical materials) but play and help mates for the musical and movement activities. We will begin to introduce vocal exercises and echo songs. Children love to share their voice with the group. The singing material quality and quantity increase in challenge throughout the semester. The children get opportunities to experience and refine skills with our rhythm instruments. We dance and move to engaging stories, songs and rhymes . We hope to encourage your child to go home humming to their favourite melodies.
Cost:$59.00
Location:Asylum for Art 2505 14 St SW Calgary, Alberta
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:www.ASYLUMforART.ca/academy
Kinders (4.5 – 6 yrs) Independent.
Everyday from Sep 6, 2022 - Jan 24, 2023 at 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
This is an 45 min, 16 week class held on Tuesdays at 1:30 or Thursdays at 4:45| September to January 2022-23 This program is about nurturing the transition to independent learning and engagement. vocal development is a main focus of this class. We participate in engaging musical activities with focus on dramatic play and developing our singing voice. We continue to work on our listening and memorization skills. As we progress throught the semester we incorporate note recognition and playing additional rhythm instruments and the glockenspiel. In story format we introduce the musical note family and practice with rhythm patterns and solfège hand signs. During class we become familiar with solfege terms, singing patterns, and solfa hand signs.
Cost:$59.00
Location:Asylum for Art 2505 14 St SW Calgary, Alberta
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:www.ASYLUMforART.ca/academy
Wigglers and Wobblers Music Time (0 – 2 yrs) Parented.
Everyday from Sep 7, 2022 - Jan 25, 2023 at 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
This is an 45 min, 16 week class held on Thursdays at 2:45 | September to January 2022-23 Delightful musical play activities that are age specific. This class was created as a special weekly time to learn songs and rhymes for clapping swinging and tickling their little nose and toes. This guided class helps the parent or caregiver as much as the child with specific musical activities that calm and excite. We will engage in bouncing songs, finger plays, stories, and little dances. It is a joyous time to celebrate the gift of music together.
Cost:$65.00
Location:Asylum for Art 2505 14 St SW Calgary, Alberta
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:www.ASYLUMforART.ca/academy
National Music Centre's Jam Club.
Everyday from Mar 17, 2022 - Oct 27, 2022 at 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join the National Music Centre's free after-school Jam Club program! Youth ages 13-19 are invited to jam, practice their skills, and explore their creative potential, all while making new friends, every Thursday at Studio Bell. The best part? The program is free! Choose from the National Music Centre's extensive fleet of instruments, ranging from keyboards, acoustic and electric guitars with amplifiers, ukuleles and drum kits! Each week, participants will be supported by a team of skilled musicians, multi-instrumentalists, and experienced educators. As a drop-in program, students can drop in at any time between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm and there is no obligation to attend week to week. Snacks, drinks, and pizza are provided.
Location:Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre (850 4 Street SE)
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:https://www.studiobell.ca/after-school-jam-club
Curious Movers Music Time (2 – 4 yrs) Parented.
Everyday from Sep 7, 2022 - Jan 26, 2023 at 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
This is an 45 min, 16 week class held on Thursdays at 3:45 | September to January 2022-23 We sing and listen and play our way to a deeper understanding of music. Creating lasting cherished memories with a special adult to delight in the fun and continue the learning at home. Imaginations develop through stories, songs and movement activities. We will discover advance musical concepts and be introduced and exposed to music masterpieces. These young children will participate in fun physical activities and have opportunities to boisterously participate either with the comfort of their parent or be able to join the group activities with their teacher and friends. We listen to and sing and move and play to old favorites and learn new exciting ways to prepare to enter private music lessons.
Cost:$65.00
Location:Asylum for Art 2505 14 St SW Calgary, Alberta
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:www.ASYLUMforART.ca/academy
Calgary Zoo - ZOOLIGHTS.
Every Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 19, 2021 - Nov 22, 2022 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Takes place November 19 to January 2 (excluding November 23, 28 & 30 and December 3, 25 & 31). ZOOLIGHTS, presented by Olympia Trust Company, is back for its 25th year! This year's ZOOLIGHTS will feature exciting new themed areas and activities including a 25th anniversary Memory Lane, the Nutcracker in the ENMAX Conservatory, and an all-new “Tunnel of Light,” a tribute to Canada’s wetland, a holiday Zoo Market, and a very special “Dinos at Night” experience like you have never seen before! Of course, the Zoo is bringing back all the classic activities everyone has come to love like the Skating Rink, Fire pits, and Rival Axe Throwing. ZOOLIGHTS comes to life at night with twinkling lights at every turn, including over 200 light figurines, along with interactive and choreographed light displays. The lights are turned on at 5pm nightly and run until 9pm. It takes approximately 90 minutes to 2 hours to experience all that ZOOLIGHTS has to offer - but you are able to stay for as little or as long as you like!
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:calgaryzoo.com/zoolights
Campfire Guitar Bootcamp 101 for Youth.
Everyday from Sep 24, 2022 - Jan 26, 2023 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
This is a 1 hour, 10 week class held Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm, beginning September 22, 2022 Youth Campfire Bootcamp 101 for 9-13 year olds is a spinoff of the popular Campfire Bootcamp 101 for adults. Whether just beginning or experienced, students are given the opportunity to play and sing fun, varied songs appropriate to their age group. The songs are written out in an easy to understand format with basic instruction on how to approach accompaniment and soloing. Variations are included on how to expand those techniques to ensure all students reach their potential. Class size is kept small so students receive personalized instruction and the setlist is chosen primarily by the students. Topics explored include: Open Position Chords Bass Lines Singing while Playing Simple Melodies Basic Lead Technique Percussive Accompaniment No experience is necessary, however basic guitar technique is helpful. Enrollees are required to have their own instrument and a capo.
Cost:$235.00
Location:Asylum for Art 2505 14 St SW Calgary, Alberta
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:www.ASYLUMforART.ca/academy
Pumpkins After Dark.
Everyday from Sep 22, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022 at 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Pumpkins After Dark is Canada’s award-winning outdoor Halloween event. Featuring over 6,000+ hand-carved pumpkins, this one-of-a-kind walk-through experience is the must-see event of the fall season. Explore the magical pathway of lit pumpkin sculptures and displays, with music, sounds and special effects. With classic Halloween characters, dinosaurs and dragons, movie, and pop culture icons – this family friendly event has something for everyone. Make Pumpkins After Dark your new annual tradition! Event operates Thursday to Sunday weekly.
Cost:$17.95
Location:Winsport, Canada Olympic Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Holiday Fun
Link:https://pumpkinsafterdark.com/calgary/
Paint & Sip Friday night, downtown Calgary.
Everyday from Jul 1, 2022 - Sep 30, 2022 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
A unique experience of terracotta pot painting combined with wine tasting, in downtown Calgary! Join us for a 2-hour Terracotta Pot Painting & Wine Tasting workshop, where your artist will provide step-by-step instructions in painting a terracotta pot, all while you sip on wine and have a good time with old and new friends. Paint on terracotta pots: Painting terracotta pots is a fun way to add color to your home or garden. This workshop provides a unique experience of learning how to paint on terracotta pots. The artist will instruct step-by-step the process pf painting, teach different techniques, such as paint pouring and stenciling as well as free hand painting and finishing of the pots. Who is this for: Suitable for all levels; No experience needed. It is perfect for a friend’s night out, anyone looking to learn and experience something new, teams, groups, couples, first dates, meeting new people…, you name it.
Cost:$38.00
Location:Metropolitan School of Bartending (address: 608 9 St SW, Calgary, AB T2P 2B3)
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Parent's Night Out, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:https://dotslines_paint_sip_070809.eventbrite.ca/

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