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 …

CP Kids Summer Camp 2021 by Cerebral Palsy Kids and Families

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Cerebral Palsy Kids and Families will host CP Kids Summer Camp 2021 in person with AHS guidelines and protocols in place. Campers will be paired with a camp staff member for the week. Note that this camp is tailored to kids with physical disabilities. Not everyone will be able to participate in person, so a virtual option for Summer Camp …

Things to Do This Easter Long Weekend

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The weather in Calgary has been kind to us lately (more or less kind), and Easter is just around the corner. During this upcoming long weekend, let’s remember to Celebrate the Easter Long Weekend Responsibly! Things to do in Calgary this Easter long weekend: Take your family to a Community Nature Adventure Playground. Go on a self-guided walking tour. Take part in …

❄️ Catch the Last Weekend of Chinook Blast ❄️

Lisa C. Community, Settlement & Community News, Updates

Have you checked out Chinook Blast? This upcoming weekend is the last weekend to experience the open, outdoor winter fun at Calgary’s midwinter round up. What is Chinook Blast? A free outdoor winter event where local artists illuminate our winter weekend in the Chinook Blast Hub as well as partner art sites around downtown Calgary. Enjoy outdoor art and light …

Simple Winter Activities

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It’s February and winter is far from over in Calgary! Here are some fun and free winter outdoor activities to help you and your family stay active! Chinook Blast Winter Lights Outdoor art and light installations When: winter weekend nights from February 11 – 28 Where:  the Chinook Blast Hub, an outdoor art park Winter Fire Pits Where: regional community …

Women’s Centre of Calgary: Online Games Night

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The Women’s Centre provides a safe and supportive space accessed by thousands of women in Calgary. They offer women opportunities to both receive and provide support, connect with others and build community through a variety of programs. On December 17, from 6 PM – 7 PM MST, Women’s Centre of Calgary will be offering an Online Games Night for free! …