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The Big Art Drive-In at TELUS Spark.
Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Jul 28, 2020 - Aug 16, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tickets on sale now! Catch fan favorite films on a giant concert-style LED screen, all from your science centre parking lot. Tickets are selling fast. Movies. Food. Quality time. Science. Calgary. What more could you ask for out of a summer evening? Wednesday, August 5 - 6pm: The Lorax; 9pm: E.T. Thursday, August 6 - 6pm: Back to the Future; 9pm: Jaws. Friday, August 7 - Double Feature: Harry Potter Night - 6pm: Philosopher's Stone; 9pm: Chamber of Secrets. Saturday, August 8 - 6pm: Wonder Woman; 9pm: Beetlejuice. Sunday, August 9 - 6pm: E.T.; 9pm: Jurassic Park. Tuesday, August 11 - 6pm: Reservoir Dogs; 9pm: Pulp Fiction. Wednesday, August 12 - Live Karaoke, 6pm: Live karaoke and A Star is Born. Thursday, August 13 - 6pm: Goonies; 9pm: Gremlins. Friday, August 14 - B!G CINEMA special feature - 6pm: Mad MAX: Fury Road. Saturday, August 15 - 6pm: Men in Black; 9pm: Ghostbusters. Sunday, August 16 - 6pm: E.T.; 9pm: Jurassic Park.
Location:TELUS Spark Parking Lot: 220 St Georges Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:showpass.com/o/bigartdrivein/
Register Now for the Calgary Public Library Summer Challenge .
Everyday from Jun 3, 2020 - Aug 31, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Kids and families can read (or be read to) and take part in virtual challenges based on Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STREAM) through the Library’s website throughout the summer. You can register any time between now and August 31 with your free Library card! All kids must register with their own Library card, and you can get a free card online.? For teens, there's the Ultimate Summer Challenge: Teen Takeover. Track your reading through the website or app and complete fun, creative challenges to earn digital badges. The more badges you earn, the more chances you have to win.??
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgarylibrary.ca/summer
The Great YYC Staycation.
Everyday from Jul 24, 2020 - Aug 24, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Rediscover Calgary’s iconic treasures and explore its hidden gems at the biggest ever city-wide staycation scavenger hunt! The Great YYC Staycation is a unique opportunity to be part of something impactful and exciting while helping the local community. Participants are able to unlock a massive city-wide scavenger hunt highlighting Calgary's iconic locations, hidden gems, virtual activities, and, of course, small businesses. Participants will then have the opportunity to win tens of thousands of dollars worth of prizes supporting local businesses. The Great YYC Staycation is designed to be fun for everyone. This is a free family-friendly event with over 100 challenges and activities to partake in, regardless of your location, budget, or comfort level around social interaction. To join the hunt, visit the website. Good Luck!
Location:In and Around Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:yycstaycay.com
Marsh Dipping at Bow Habitat Station.
Every Tuesday, Thursday, Jul 14, 2020 - Aug 27, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place Tuesdays & Thursdays until August 27. Session times: 10am, 11:15am, 1pm, or 2:30 pm (approximately 45 minutes). Investigate what lies beyond the cattails of the marshes! Armed with nets and buckets, prepare to get a bit muddy as you search for and identify the critters who make their home in wetlands. This programmer-led activity is a great opportunity to dive deeper and learn about the often-missed critters who make their home in wetlands. All equipment provided. Rubber boots recommended. $4 per person. Recommended for ages 4 & up (children 3 & under free with a paid adult). Youth under 12 must be accompanied by a paid adult). To safely enable physical distancing between participants, pre-registration is required. There is a maximum of 15 participants or four households (whichever is smaller) per session. To register, call 403-297-6561 or email bow.habitat@gov.ab.ca with your preferred dates, times, and number of participants.
Cost:$4.00
Location:Bow Habitat Station: 1440, 17A Street SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:bowhabitat.alberta.ca/visit/public-activities.aspx
#YYCBlockParty - Art on the Boulevard.
Everyday from Jul 15, 2020 - Sep 26, 2020 at 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
For the first time ever, PARK (Promoting Artists | Redefining Kulture) is partnering with Destination Deerfoot City, a 1.1 million square foot outdoor shopping centre in the northeast to launch #YYCBlockParty, a 200-foot outdoor interactive art installation and patio space featuring work by local artists Leetia Lyons, Rachel Ziriada, and Mikhail Miller of NASARIMA, Rhys Farrell, and Sydonne Warren to bring this project to life. While COVID-19 continues to impact our daily lives, Block Party provides a vibrant, accessible, and safe community space where you can engage with outdoor public art and one another while socially distancing. The installation is lined by over 200 feet of pathway and walk space and will be accompanied by art adorned picnic tables, umbrellas, and benches that meet Alberta Health Guidelines for spacing and cleaning protocols. #YYCBlockParty officially launches on July 15 at the Food Lodge at Destination Deerfoot City Outdoor Shopping Centre. Follow @ourparkonline and @destinationdeerfootcity on Instagram for updates.
Location:Destination Deerfoot City: 901, 64 Avenue NE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:deerfootcity.com/events-promotions/block-party-art-on-the-boulevard/
Wagonstage Children's Theatre: A Summer of COVID-19.
Every Sunday, Thursday, Jul 26, 2020 - Aug 30, 2020 at 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Wagonstage: Summer of COVID will be offered to families with children by U of C's School of Creative and Performing Arts and ContainR by Springboard Performance. They are turning pandemic to FUNdemic with all the necessary precautions to ensure safe and healthy fun. Children ages 3 to 12 and their families are welcome to enjoy a performance that will make them giggle and wiggle! This year’s short plays have been written, designed, and directed by MFA students, and will be performed by undergraduate drama students at the ContainR site and City of Calgary Parks. You can find the troupe performing at the Sunnyside ContainR (1020, 2 Avenue NW) every Sunday at 11am and 1pm and every Thursday at 10am and 11:30am from July 26 to August 30. Performances are weather-permitting. Follow along on Facebook, www.facebook.com/UofCPerformingArts/, for any cancellations. Registration for this event is required. The first 10 families to register will be guaranteed a spot. Admission is 'pay what you want' following the performance.
Location:Sunnyside ContainR: 1020, 2 Avenue NW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time, Youth Activities
Link:eventbrite.ca/e/wagonstage-childrenstheatre-summer-of-covid-19-registration-112859359382
Locked Zoo: Rare Breeds.
Every Wednesday, Thursday, Aug 12, 2020 - Aug 13, 2020 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Puzzle your way through Calgary's largest, adults-only escape experience on August 12 & 13 - Locked Zoo: Rare Breeds! This fun-filled experience will challenge you to find clues throughout the zoo, putting your knowledge of endangered species to the test! Find the clues, solve the puzzles, and save the day in this brand new experience! There’s plenty of animals to visit along the way, beverages (including adult ones!) will be available for purchase, and be sure to pre-order a delicious dinner box (limited food will be available on-site). The challenge will not be timed. Proceed at your leisure. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Cost:$45.00
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Parent's Night Out
Link:calgaryzoo.com/events/lockedzoo

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