What to do in Calgary this Weekend with Kids | August 16-18

There’s plenty to do at one of the last weekends of summer in Calgary. Spend your weekend at the outdoor pool, checking out the pop up mobile adventure playground – or exploring some of our favourite places to play in the city.  Friday  Mobile Adventure Playground Let them rediscover play in a different way. Onsite […]

There’s plenty to do at one of the last weekends of summer in Calgary. Spend your weekend at the outdoor pool, checking out the pop up mobile adventure playground – or exploring some of our favourite places to play in the city. 

Friday 

Mobile Adventure Playground
Let them rediscover play in a different way. Onsite play ambassadors will inspire play and keep it safe. Imaginations soar in this adventure space. For info and more free activities: http://www.calgary.ca/CSPS/Pages/Free-Activities.aspx Note: The dates and times listed are weather permitting and may be subject to change. For updates on cancellations please call 311.
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Cirque du Soleil: Luzia
LUZIA takes audiences from an old movie set to the ocean to the semi-desert to an undersea world to a cenote to the jungle to a city alleyway to a dance salon – passing smoothly from an urban setting to the natural world, past to present, tradition to modernity.
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Cochrane Fair
The Superdogs, the midway, fair food, Chuck wagon, racing – there’s so much happening at the Cochrane Fair. There is so much happening that you’re going to want to take the kids! 
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Saturday 

Chinatown Street Festival 
Come experience the Silk Road at this year’s CSF2019. Join us with the Calgary Flames team, cultural street food, live music, entertainment, and other multi-cultural offerings! FREE admission always, dog-friendly, wheel-chair accessible. 
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Love Your Library Day 
Join in the fun at your favourite Library location with a city-wide storytime and behind-the-scenes Library tours. Learn about new services, programs, and eResources, and enjoy family-friendly activities all afternoon long. Best of all, the more you borrow, the more you could win!
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Alberta Open Farm Days at Granary Road
Alberta Open Farm Days is about farmers and ranchers inviting their urban and rural neighbors to stop in for a visit to share stories, see demonstrations, and learn more about the farmers who grow their food. We at Granary Road love being part of the tradition and community of farmers in the area. We will be having free tours of our brand new aquaponics facility and Alberta Growers Flower Market in our Greenhouse facility.
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Variety Community Day 
Variety – the Children’s Charity of Alberta (Variety Alberta) is hosting a Community Day Event to talk to community members who frequent South Glenmore Park and learn what you like about the park/playground and how we can improve it going forward. We will have family friendly activities and snacks for participants throughout the afternoon.
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Celebrate the Sanctuary 
While a large portion of the Bird Sanctuary is now opened, the north field still remains closed to public due to continuing remediation efforts. Reminder: Inglewood Bird Sanctuary is a natural environment – no bicycles or dogs permitted on site (except assistance dogs).
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Sunday 

Landmark Cinemas Kids Day
Every Sunday, kids can get out of the house and score a movie ticket and Snack Pack (popcorn, drink, choice of candy treat) for one great, low price. Every movie, every Sunday. Landmark Cinemas’ Kid’s Day – turn the average Sunday into a movie-filled Funday. Check your favourite Landmark Cinemas for showtimes.

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Take a Family Art Masterclass
Join us for an afternoon of family fun at the gallery as we delve into new mediums with art projects that relate to our current exhibitions. This is an educational, energetic, hands-on program for kids ages 5 to 10. An adult is required to stay for the duration of the workshop and is encouraged to participate in the class. All materials will be provided.

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How are you spending the weekend with kids?

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