Fiestaval Calgary – Latin Festival

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Fiestaval is a Latin American multicultural festival in Calgary. This free and family-oriented celebration will take place at Olympic Plaza on July 17, 18 and 19 2015 in Calgary. The 3 day festival features live music, dance, food and more. When:  July 17, 2015 to July 19, 2015 11:00am to 11:00pm Where: Olympic Plaza, 228 8 Ave SE, Calgary Free …

GlobalFest

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GlobalFest is an annual cultural celebration in Calgary that held in every August since 2003. The festival consists of International Fireworks Festival, Oneworld Festival, Human Rights Forum, Youth Forum and Night Market. Thousands of people come to Elliston Park in Southeast Calgary to visit cultural pavilions, enjoy ethnic food, entertainments and the most important part – fireworks. This year, five …

Franco Festival Calgary – July 18 and 19, 2015

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The Franco Festival Calgary is a Francophone multicultural festival in Calgary. The festival aims at celebrating Francophone culture from Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and South America through music, dance, food, crafts and other exhibitions. This free event is in both English and French. When:  July 18, 2015, 12:00pm to 9:00pm July 19, 2015, 12:00pm to 8:00pm Where: Shaw Millennium …

Alberta Family Fishing Weekends – July 11 and 12, 2015

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Alberta Family Fishing Weekends occurs twice a year. On July 11 and 12, 2015, Albertans and visitors are invited to go fishing on water bodies (not in national parks), no license required. Please keep in mind that Alberta fishing regulations still apply. For more information about the Alberta Family Fishing Weekends please visit: My Wild Alberta

Fee Assistance for Recreation

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City of Calgary Recreation Fee Assistance Program offers low income Calgarians subsidized access to City of Calgary registered recreation programs and admissions to Aquatics & Fitness Centres , Leisure Centres, Arts Centres and Golf Courses. Following facilities are fee assistance partners: Bow Habitat Station Calgary Rotary Challenger Park Calgary Zoo Vivo (formerly Cardel Place) Fort Calgary Heritage Park In-Definite Arts …

Stampede on a Budget

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This year’s Calgary Stampede is fast approaching. The event will run for 10 days from July 3 – July 12, 2015. Here are a few ways to get the Stampede experience on a budget: Value Days 1. Sneak-A-Peek Thursday, July 2, 2015 (select areas) | 5:00pm – 12:00am $9 admission from 5:00pm to 12:00am 2. Suncor Family Day Sunday, July …

Canada Day in Calgary

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This year’s Canada Day celebrates Canada’s 148th birthday. Calgary has a number of events planned throughout the city. To help people get around to the different events, the City of Calgary is providing free shuttle bus services between various sites in the downtown core, including Eau Claire, Olympic Plaza and Fort Calgary. The shuttle service will run from 11:00am – …

Family Doctors in Calgary

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June 29, 2015 – A new website was launched today to connect Calgarians to family doctors. The website includes an interactive map explaining where the available doctors are located, their gender, phone number and languages spoken. It is recommended that everyone has a family doctor. Please visit https://calgaryareadocs.com/ and try using the map.

Celebrate Canada Day at a Citizenship Ceremony near you

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Every year on July 1, Citizenship and Immigration Canada organizes special citizenship ceremonies in communities across Canada; these ceremonies serve to celebrate Canada’s culture, history and pluralism, and reflect on our collective heritage and status as both a constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy. Source: Celebrate Canada Day at a citizenship ceremony near you – Canada News Centre In Calgary this …

July 1, 2015 Canada Day

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On July 1, 1867, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Province of Canada (Ontario and Quebec) became a single country under the British Empire. Every July 1st, Canadians celebrate the birth of Canada. Canada Day is a statutory holiday, which means that Canadians all across Canada have the day off from work and school. Canadians celebrate Canada Day in many …