It’s the first real winter-feeling weekend of the year, and though there might not be enough snow out there just yet to hit the toboggan hills, it doesn’t mean that there’s a lack of things to do in Edmonton this weekend, with the kids.
What to do in Calgary this weekend (with Kids)
Dark Night Star Light Open House | Rothney Astrophysical Observatory
Dark skies are important to us and we would like to share dark skies with you during the first quarter moon. We will also be featuring our Dark Night Star Light initiatives to preserve the wilderness of the night. Phil Langill will be discussing the real threat of light pollution to astronomical research and a few simple changes to lighting design that can make a positive impact. Roland Dechesne and Jason Nishiyama will be presenting “The Solar System and Its Place in the Universe, How We Know What Know: Astronomy’s Journey of Discovery”Games, give-aways and astronomical puzzles are part of this annual event to turn out the lights. It’s $10 /person or $20/car.
When: Saturday, 8-11
Kids Night Out | Color Me Mine
Do you need to do a little holiday shopping or have some much needed adult time? Drop the little ones off and we do the rest! Kids will make new friends do crafts and watch a movie while you have some adult time. With a location Just off 17th Ave, it’s convenient. The night out includes: Art, Movie, Dinner and FUN and is designed for children 5+.
When: Friday, 5:30 – 8:30
Love YYC | Bow Habitat Station
Join in to #LoveYYC! In support of our friends at Tourism Calgary, we’re spreading a little love to our community this November 5. We’ll be hosting a few specials in our Discovery Centre, including: One free trip to feed the fish with your Discovery Centre admission (subject to capacity), Hands-on Investigation Stations showcasing Calgary’s fish & wildlife, Kid’s Craft Zone for customizing your own heart-shaped fish – complete with glitter!
Free Family Fun Day | Kids Day Out Beltline
Come out and enjoy Kidco games with the family, a magic show and snacks from the Kidco kitchen. Register for the free event and get your tickets ahead of time.
When: Saturday, 9:30 – 11:30
See ‘Trolls’ | Cineplex Theatres
Throwback to your childhood – Trolls comes out this weekend! Poppy (Anna Kendrick), the optimistic leader of the trolls, and Branch (Justin Timberlake), her polar opposite, embark on an adventure that takes them far beyond the only world they’ve ever known.
When: all weekend long