The warmer weather is here – can you feel it? It’s bringing more and more fun events, more time to get outside and the chance to discover something new. Wondering what to do with the kids this weekend? Here are a few ideas to get you started –
Check out the Rhubarb Fest 2016 | The Rhubarb fest brings you into the heart of spring with family fun, live music, crafts, face painting, a petting zoo, inflatables and a magic show. Bring cash and shop the vendors, but there is tons of free fun too. Don’t leave without a piece of pie – you’ll regret it!
When: June 4, 11-6
Where: 11 Sackville Drive SW
Lilac Festival | The day begins with a parade at 10 am, starting at 25th Avenue along 4th Street. It ends up at 13th Ave SW – to start your day. There are inflatables for kids, family fun, and it’s the perfect place to enjoy one of your favourite Calgary Food Trucks.
When: June 5th, 10-6
Where: 4th Street
Motion Gallery Art Class | Every Sunday the best painting class for your kids is right here at Motion Gallery. We have drop-in Kids Art Class in our safe and inspiring environment.
Your little person will discover their own creativity. We will entertain them with different painting techniques and crafts for an hour so you can relax or get other things done.
Kids aged 5 – 16 are welcome, even much older kids are welcome to join, no ID required. Kids under 5 will need to be accompanied by a parent.
When: Sunday, 1:30
Where: Motion Art Gallery
Picnic in the Park | Come join us for a family filled day of fun activities: Petting Zoo from Butterfield Acres, Bouncy House, Face Painter, Kite Decorating and Crafts, Balloons, Food, Drinks & More. Admission is $20 for adults, and kids are free. This community event, hosted at Marda Loop Community Center, is a day about celebrating family and time with loved ones and that supports Give A Mile’s mission to provide flights that unite deserving family members with their critically sick or palliative ill loved ones.
When: June 5, 2 pm
Where: 3130 16 St SW
Slide + Explore at Kayben Farms | Slide down those slides, it’s one of those magical childhood memories that are worth the day trip outside of the city. Older kids are going to love the climbing wall.
When: all weekend long, 10-5
Where: Kayben Farms
Explore Cave and Basin | Get out of town and explore Cave and Basin. Admission is free with your Discovery Pass, and you can have a look underground at the thermal pools, or take part in cool programming (registration required) like: Drawn to Nature: Partnering with Parks Canada, the Walter Phillips Gallery invites you to explore still-life sketching along the marsh boardwalk trails. Participants of all ages and levels of experience are invited. Advance registration is required.
When: June 4, 10 – 12
Where: Cave and Basin National Historic Site