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Indigenous History Month Celebration at Southcentre Mall.
Everyday from Jan 1, 1970 - Jun 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 8:00 pm
Join us at Southcentre Mall from June 3rd to 23rd for our fourth annual Indigenous History Month celebration in partnership with Authentically Indigenous. This month-long event will foster understanding, appreciation, and celebration of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples. Experience educational activities, cultural displays, and storytelling sessions that connect both Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians. The celebrations will include: Full-Size Tipi: Step inside a tipi adorned with tapestries representing decades of Indigenous contributions to Calgary’s culture. Storytelling: Be moved by traditional stories from elders, delight in puppet shows by Indigenous authors, and explore virtual reality experiences by the Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth. Artisan Market: Discover the vibrancy of Indigenous creativity at our artisan market on June 7th and 8th. Enjoy music, dance, and locally crafted goods. Educational Information Walls: Learn and engage with displays that provide deeper insights into Indigenous culture.
Location:Southcentre Mall
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time, Youth Activities
Link:https://southcentremall.com/indigenous-history-month-2024/
NMC Presents: Rock the Nation — International Hits and Canadian Classics.
Every Sunday, Saturday, May 11, 2024 - Aug 25, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Rock the Nation is a live tribute show of Canada’s best-known hits from the past 60 years. Produced by Annerin Productions, hear the soundtrack to generations every Saturday and Sunday at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, from May 11 to August 25.
Location:Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://www.studiobell.ca/whats-on/rock-the-nation
Life Cycle.
Everyday from Jun 1, 2024 - Jun 30, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Life Cycle is a virtual cycling event in support of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation. Taking place throughout the month of June families and cyclists will ride towards their personal fundraising and distance goals as they make a difference for kids across Alberta. Funds raised through Life Cycle will support the Child Life departments at both Alberta hospitals.
Location:Virtual
Category:Family Fun, Free Events
Link:http://www.lifecycleforkids.com/
Sam Centre Opening.
Everyday from Jun 1, 2024 - Jun 2, 2024 at 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Experience the twists & turns and the dust & dazzle of Stampede’s greatest stories - year-round at Sam Centre. The Calgary Stampede’s newest experience opens on May 29 with free admission for guests 15 and under on June 1 and 2. Discover The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth in a whole new way—through captivating exhibits, immersive multimedia shows, and compelling storytelling at Sam Centre. Learn more about Sam Centre here: https://samcentre.calgarystampede.com/
Cost:$25.00
Location:Sam Centre632 13 Ave SECalgary, ABT2G 1C5
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://samcentre.calgarystampede.com/visit/plan-your-visit#things-to-do
The Mom Market.
> Sunday Jun 2, 2024 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
This month, RiverWalk Plaza will be packed with vendors and residents enjoying Mom Market on June 2.
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://evexperience.eventcalendarapp.com/u/16605/298759?repeatId=1
4th Street Lilac Festival.
> Sunday Jun 2, 2024 at 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
This free one-day event is the start up to Calgary's vibrant festival season, and encourages citizens to shake off their winter blues and reintroduce themselves to the thriving creative community in our city between 12 Avenue and Elbow Drive.
Location:4 Street at Elbow Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://lilacfestival.net
GlobalFest OneWorld Picnic.
> Sunday Jun 9, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come down to Hotchkiss Gardens to witness a sneak peak of GlobalFest through the mini OneWorld Festival. Check out the gathering of various cultural pavilions on site and experience demonstrations, displays and vendors. Then, grab a bite from the food trucks on site and enjoy your lunch while viewing our fantastic performance groups from many different cultures.
Location:Hotchkiss Gardens
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://globalfest.ca/events/
Neighbour Day.
Everyday from Jun 15, 2024 - May 27, 2024 at 10:00 am - 6:00 am
Neighbour Day is Calgary's celebration of community connection. Celebrate at your nearby Library location, with special programming at several locations with an Indigenous Placemaking installation – Seton, Shawnessy, Umbach, Crowfoot, and Saddletowne libraries. Gather for Elder Storytime and enjoy Indigenous refreshments and performances by Indigenous artists.
Location:Calgary Public Library
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Playtime & Story Time
Link:http://calgarylibrary.ca/events-and-programs/events/
Easy Days Pop-Up Market.
> Sunday Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
If bustling springtime markets filled with some of Calgary’s best designers, artists, clothing curators, musicians and more are your thing, check out the Easy Days Pop-Up Market at RiverWalk Plaza.
Location:RiverWalk Plaza
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://evexperience.eventcalendarapp.com/u/16605/298750?repeatId=r215462
GlobalFest OneWorld Picnic.
> Sunday Jun 23, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come down to Hotchkiss Gardens to witness a sneak peak of GlobalFest through the mini OneWorld Festival. Check out the gathering of various cultural pavilions on site and experience demonstrations, displays and vendors. Then, grab a bite from the food trucks on site and enjoy your lunch while viewing our fantastic performance groups from many different cultures.
Location:Hotchkiss Gardens
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://globalfest.ca/events/
Jazz YYC Summer Festival.
Everyday from Jun 25, 2024 - Jun 30, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This signature festival features both ticketed and free events along Calgary’s ‘Music Mile.’ With concerts, a club series, and the signature JazzWalk on the final Sunday of the festival, there is something for everyone.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jazzyyc.com
GlobalFest OneWorld Picnic.
> Sunday Jul 21, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come down to Hotchkiss Gardens to witness a sneak peak of GlobalFest through the mini OneWorld Festival. Check out the gathering of various cultural pavilions on site and experience demonstrations, displays and vendors. Then, grab a bite from the food trucks on site and enjoy your lunch while viewing our fantastic performance groups from many different cultures.
Location:Hotchkiss Gardens
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://globalfest.ca/events/
Pet-A-Palooza.
Everyday from Jul 27, 2024 - Jul 28, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The West Coast’s largest outdoor pet festival has found its new home at Fort Calgary. Bring your pet to sample treats, food, accessories, toys and get hooked up with loads of free swag.
Location:Fort Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://petapaloozawest.com/calgary
Calgary Dragon Boat Festival.
Everyday from Aug 9, 2024 - Aug 11, 2024 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival is an exciting mix of dragon boat racing cultural celebrations featuring a main stage of entertainment beer garden, retail merchants, and food trucks. The Race & Festival strives to create an unforgettable experience while promoting teamwork and inspiration while respecting the land & water we play on.
Location:North Glenmore Park Road, N Glenmore Park Rd, Calgary, AB T3E, Canada
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time, Youth Activities
Link:http://calgarydragonboatsociety.com/marketplace/

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