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 …

Free Online Spring Break Camps for Youth

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The following free online 4-day spring camps are now open for registration for youth. Tik Tok Dance Online Spring Camp Daily 12 – 3 pm on Zoom, March 29 – April 1 or April 6 – 9.        For teens ages 12 – 19. Learn to dance and discuss dance through the lens of social media. Registration required. Drawn Together Online …

❄️ Catch the Last Weekend of Chinook Blast ❄️

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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! …

Visit a Virtual Museum!

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Running out of ideas and things to do this weekend? Why not visit a virtual museum? http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/ hosts the largest digital source of stories and experiences shared by Canada’s museums and heritage organizations! You may take a look at free virtual exhibitions ranging from topics such as arts, history to science and technology. Certain exhibitions are available in both English …

Lougheed House 2020 Christmas Free Admission

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Lougheed House is a national and provincial historic site located in the Beltline district of Calgary. It was originally built in 1891 and served many different roles over its long history. Nowadays, it is a museum. Winter is here, and as we are approaching the end-of-year holiday season, expert designers have decorated the Lougheed House in festive style! To celebrate …