Free Admission to Studio Bell

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National Music Centre (NMC) will be partnering with ATB to offer free admission to Studio Bell on weekends for the remainder of 2021.  Calgarians, Albertans, and visitors to our city will now have more opportunities to explore the home for music in Canada.  Free tickets can be booked in person or online at studiobell.ca/visitor-information.  To ensure the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, …

2021 Calgary Stampede – Q&As

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The 2021 Calgary Stampede is set to take place July 9 to 18. The on-Park experience of Stampede will be different. What experiences will NOT be offered in 2021 Calgary Stampede? Chuckwagon racing Stampede parade (virtual only on on GlobalNews.ca, on the Global News YouTube Channel, and on Amazon Prime.) What do I expect when I visit Stampede park? enhanced sanitization and …

Stay Near Water, Stay Cool

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The heat wave will continue into this Canada Day Long weekend. Check out this map developed by the City of Calgary for various cooling locations across the city: Aquatic Facilities Outdoor Pools Spray Parks Wading Pools And more! When you are on the map, click on this button to see the legend! Other useful information to help you and your …

How to Celebrate Canada Day July 1, 2021

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Celebrate Canada’s birthday with fun and safe online and take-home activities, a fireworks show and a full day of music, etc! Pick up a Canada Day Freebie of your choice! Pick up your Fun-at-Home Kits available starting June 24 from the Calgary Public Library. Decorate your home, yard, balcony, car or bike. Pick up a Fun-at-Home digital kit made up …

Activities for Children & Youth with Disabilities

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Ability4Good is a community-based nonprofit which develop social networks, offer services and create caring communities for those that are most vulnerable so that they can live with dignity, achieving their goals and aspirations. Below is the latest flyer of their STRIVE Summer 2021 program for children, youth and families living with disabilities. Various sessions are available throughout the summer of …

Free Football & Hockey Programs offered by FHL Society to Culturally Diverse Children

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The FHL: Football Hockey Link is a non-profit organization that is committed to supporting the integration of culturally diverse children and youth into Canadian society by facilitating their involvement in Canadian football and hockey associations. FHL, with its community partners, provides an introductory football and hockey program to up to 50 kids between the ages of 8 and 16 each …

Calgary Pathways, Bikeways & Trails

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In the late 1960s, Calgarians began envisioning a system of connected pathways on which they could travel throughout the city and access areas of unique natural beauty. Today, Calgary has the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America, maintaining approximately 1,000 km of regional pathways and 96 km of trails connecting communities, parks and natural areas including: …

Father’s Day Craft Event – June 11

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The Calgary West Family Resource Network is hosting a virtual craft event for kids ages 4-10 to celebrate the 2021 Father’s Day. What: make a key chain gift using shrink plastic sheets. Perfect gift for Dad on Father’s day! When: Saturday, June 19, 2021, at 11:00 am. Where: Zoom. Fee: Free, with craft kits provided to registrants. Limited spots. Register …

Calgary Adapted Hub — Accessible Sport and Recreation Programming for Children & Youth Living with Disability

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Calgary Adapted Hub powered by Jumpstart (CAH) connects children, youth, and families living with disabilities with inclusive and accessible sport and recreation programming in the City of Calgary. Programs are offered either as an adapted sport and recreation program for children and youth with a disability or an inclusive program for children and youth of all abilities. Visit this link …