Here’s what to do in Calgary this weekend with kids:
Discover Inglewood’s Free Little Libraries this Summer
We’re issuing a challenge- to become a Well Travelled Reader this summer! Calgary Reads is proud to support a network of Free Little Library owners in Inglewood. Download our FREE MAP featuring the Little Free Libraries of Inglewood and follow on bike or foot to discover them all! Prizes available.
City Critters at Ralph Klein Park
Looking for free summer activities for the kids? Try our nature drop-in program at Ralph Klein Park. Join us for these exciting, interactive sessions where we will explore swimming, flying and crawling creatures using fun, hands-on activities. All participants must be accompanied by an adult.
The Friends of Fish Creek invite you and your family to experience the ninth annual Creekfest at the Bow Valley Ranch on Saturday, July 20. Creekfest began in 2011 as a fun way to engage community members around Fish Creek Provincial Park and increase awareness about this park, Alberta’s beautiful provincial parks, and water conservation issues.
Public Roller Skate Party
The good times keep rolling with Calgary Roller Skate! Lights, music, and a 15,000 sq.ft. of beautiful wood floor to get your skate on! This is bigger than Lloyd’s used to be!!! That’s 150 feet of straight away to roll! FAMILY SKATE SESSION: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm is great for kids. Cost: Child (14 and under) $7.50 in advance or $10 at the door Adult: $12 in advance or $15 at the door *spectators watching but not skating still have to pay admission fee of $7.50
Tween Pajama Party at Injanation
Teens & Tweens keep it comfy this Saturday Night in their Pyjamas! There will be a Pillow Fight Tournament on the Battle Beams to crown our Pyjama Party winner!
Free All Ages Self Defence Class
With kids in mind our self defense seminar for all ages is geared towards school yard situations but there is much that everyone can learn! Come learn with a fourth dan from hydra martial arts while we build confidence, self awareness, self control, bully awareness and how to build a more peaceful world. We recommend a minimum age of 8 with no one younger than 6. A donation of 5$ a person would be appreciated but not expected.
Camp Indigo Kids: Peppa Pig Crafting
Glam up your summer with a Peppa Pig mini windmill craft. Plus, make your own popsicle stick minicamp site and play camp BINGO. Your ticket includes 1 camp lanyard, 1 Peppa Pig mini windmill craft and all crafting supplies – just bring your camp spirit!
Alberta’s First Zero Waste Festival
Plastic-Free YYC is pleased to be hosting this event made possible & brought to you by, Calgary’s original refillery, The Apothecary in Inglewood Alberta’s FIRST Zero Waste Festival! Join us this July for an interactive festival focused on reducing waste & leading a low-waste lifestyle. Learn about sustainable living from expert speakers, connect with innovative waste free businesses & be part of the growing community striving to reduce waste!
Saturdays on 17th
Spend your Saturday on 17th Ave all summer long! From June 8th through to July 27th, we will be featuring live music, games, giveaways, and movies in Tomkins Park. Bring the whole family and enjoy the festivities! Where: Tomkins Park (corner of 8th Street & 17th Avenue SW) When: Every Saturday from June 8th to July 27th, 2019 Time: 12:00 PM start Afternoon in the Park: – Live music performances from some of Calgary’s top musicians – Games for the whole family – Prizes or giveaways – Great food, drink, and shopping at neighbourhood businesses
Tournament of Champions
Have fun spinning with Beyblade and other camp games! Plus, show your camp colours and decorate your very own flag that you can wave all summer long. Your ticket includes 1 camp lanyard, 1 Beyblade and all crafting supplies – just bring your camp spirit!
Little Smiles Super Heroes Day
Super Hero day is July 21st from 10am until 2pm. Bring your toddlers and small children for a super day at the dentist. We have: – A Bouncy House – Balloon Animals – Face Painting – Games, crafts and so much more! Little Smiles events are specifically designed to give young children a fun and positive first experience at the dentist! Children are introduced to the dentist and staff at their own pace in a warm and welcoming environment. During your child’s visit with us, we will show them all the “tools” and “gadgets” of the dental world, count their teeth with them, and inform them, and you, about oral health.
How are you spending the weekend with the kids? What adventures are topping your list?