Bell Fireworks Spectacular July 3 and 12

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Stampede 2020 will be different this year due to COVID-19, but the Stampede spirit will be alive as always. The Calgary Stampede has announced a series of new Stampede experiences for this year. Today we bring you the good news that the Stampede fireworks will be back! The Bell Fireworks Spectacular will light up the city sky at 11 p.m. …

Free Activity in Calgary: Unplug n Play 6 Feet Away

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The City of Calgary is hosting free activities all Summer long. Unplug n Play 6 Feet Away is outdoor entertainment for families of all ages. Two entertainers each evening will ensure a fun time for all. This activity is located across all of Calgary at various locations, it is usually 2 hours long from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Please …

Family Fishing Weekend (July 4 & July 5)

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Fishing is a fun way for friends and family to connect with some of Alberta’s greatest natural resources – our lakes, rivers, streams and the fish that live in them. During Family Fishing Weekends, Albertans and visitors are encouraged to give fishing a try on waterbodies with open fishing seasons without having to purchase a sportfishing licence. Alberta hosts two …

Stay Healthy in the Heat!

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During this Summer, it is important to be aware that extreme heat, and heat related illnesses are especially dangerous for infants and young children. “Heat illnesses include heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat fainting, heat edema (swelling of the hands, feet and ankles), heat rash (prickly heat) and heat cramps (muscle cramps). They are mainly caused by over-exposure to heat or …

Virtual Canada Day Activities 2020

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2020 has been a year full of changes and adaptations, this includes having to celebrate Canada Day differently. Although everyone might have to be apart physically, but we can still celebrate together as a city and country. The following are some events/activities planned by the City of Calgary. Before Canada Day, you can start making plans to: Dress in red …

Free Activity in Calgary: Nice 2 Metre You

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The City of Calgary is hosting free activities for youth and family. But due to COVID-19, this year, all participants must pre-register for free programs, except for Community Nature Adventure Playground. This helps the facilitators limit the number of participants in order to practice proper physical distancing. If a case of COVID-19 is uncovered, your registration information will also help …

Waste & Recycling Pop Quiz

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The City of Calgary Parks and Recreation has created a series of at-home activities for K-12 kids called Citizens of Calgary learning activities. It is an activity plan for kids focusing on different Calgary Council Priorities: a prosperous city a city of inspiring neighbourhoods a city that moves a healthy and green city and a well-run city For example, one …

Calgary Stampede 2020 Celebration Plan

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Calgary Stampede’s roots are traced back to 1886 when the Calgary District and Agricultural Society held the first Exhibition. Stampede had never been canceled since it became an annual event nearly a century ago. This year, due to COVID-19, we won’t be able to celebrate Stampede in traditional ways, but we can still keep the Stampede spirit alive! The Calgary …

Reopening of Three More Community Libraries

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The Calgary Public Library has recently announced that these three libraries below will reopen starting Tuesday, June 30: Central: 800 3 St SE Giuffre Family: 3223 14 St SW Signal Hill: 5994 Signal Hill Centre SW According to the library’s reopening plan, Forest Lawn, Crowfoot and Fish creek libraries were the first three locations to reopen since Tuesday, June 23. …