Flu Shot Season Starts

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Alberta’s influenza immunization season has started. Children under 5 and those they live with can get immunized at an AHS public health clinic by calling Health Link at 811. All other Albertans can get their flu shot from a participating pharmacy or doctor’s office. Please book your appointment today at ahs.ca/vaccine. If appointments are not available online in your area, …

Public Library Fall Programs Registration Open

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Calgary Public Library is organizing new fall programs. Book for a spot for your children and family in one of these online and in-person programs: Programs for babies and toddlers age 0-5 years: 1-2-3: Count with Me, A-B-C: You and Me, Busy Bookworms, Family Storytime, Words and Wiggles, Baby Rhyme Time programs Programs for kids and teens: Coding Buddies, Code …

Affordable High-Speed Internet for Low-Income Seniors and Families in 2022

Lisa C. Seniors, Updates

The Government of Canada has partnered with Canadian internet companies to provide affordable high-speed internet for low-income seniors and families starting in 2022. This is done through the  Connecting Families initiative. The previous Internet plan offering under Connecting Families 1.0 will also remain available when the new phrase 2.0 rolls out. About the New Phase 2.0: The Connecting Families  2.0 is introducing …

Glenbow Museum Offers Free Weekends Before 3-Year Renovation

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Glenbow Museum is set to close its doors on August 29, 2021 will reopen in 2024. Visit Glenbow Museum for one last time before their building closes for a three-year renovation project. Free admission is available for booking during these two weekends: from Aug. 19 to 22 from Aug. 26 to 29 The third & fourth floors are already closing. …

Travel to Canada with Unvaccinated Minors

Lisa C. Citizenship & Immigration, COVID-19, Updates

Border measures have changed for unvaccinated travellers under 18 years old who are looking to travel to Canada. Unvaccinated children under 12 travelling with a fully vaccinated parent and/or guardian no longer have to complete a 14-day quarantine. Unvaccinated children (except those under 5 years of age) must take a pre-arrival molecular test, take arrival and post arrival tests, avoid …

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 …