Father’s Day Weekend Fun – June 17-19

spidermanFriday, June 17, 5:30 to 8:30pm – June Kidz Night Out! Lego Building Event: World of Amusement Theme. Join for a thrilling adventure building amusement park themed models at the Bricks for Kidz Creativity Centre. Spend time visiting the Wizard World by building your favorite wizard and his magical owl! Get ready for summer as you turn games, food, rides and attractions into exciting model builds! Projects include traditional brick figures, motorized technic models and Legi art mosaics. Includes dinner (pizza, carrots, apples and juice/H2O) and a make-and- take! Register online (for ages 3 to 12). Cost is $40. For more information and to register, visit bricks4kidz.com

Saturday, June 18, 10am to 2:15pm – All Sport One Day – The City of Calgary Events. Discover a sport, free of charge, through a sport sampler of your choice. Sport partners from across Calgary are providing opportunities to introduce a new sport to kids. On June 18, events take place at Glenmore Athletic Park (for ages 6 to 12) and Southland Leisure Centre (for ages 6 to 12). For free registration, visit allsportoneday.ca

Saturday, June 18 – Neighbour Day 2016. Held annually on the third Saturday of June, Neighbour Day is an opportunity for neighbours to come together in the form of a front yard BBQ, garden party, picnic, clean-up or afternoon tea in a local park to celebrate our strong community spirit in Calgary. Share your experience with The City of Calgary using #yycNeighbourDay. For more information, calgary.ca/CSPS/CNS/Pages/Neighbourhood-Services/Neighbour-Day.aspx

Saturday, June 18, 9am to 3pm – Millican-Ogden Annual Summer Carnival. This year’s free summer carnival marks the community association’s 60 th Anniversary! There will be carnival games and activities, history art exhibits, a vintage car show, face painting, carnival eats and more! Takes place at the Millican Ogden Community Centre – 6901, 20A Street. For more information, visit millicanogdencommunity.com/events.html

Saturday June 18, 8 to 10am (pancake breakfast); 11am (parade), 12Noon to 3pm (festival) – Spirit of Okotoks: Parade Day and Children’s Festival. The day begins with a community breakfast (by donation), followed by the parade at 11am and the Children’s Festival from 12Noon to 3pm, with performers, face painting, balloon creationists bouncy castles and more! Bring some loonies for the $1 concession. Please leave your pet at home. For details on where each event is taking place in downtown Okotoks, visit okotoks.ca. Please leave your pets at home.

Saturday, June 18, 10am to 2pm – Super Dad’s Lounge at the Calgary Farmers’ Market. Some super heroes don’t have capes… they‘re called Dads! Bring your dad down to the market for the Super Dad Lounge on Father’s Day weekend! Super Dads will be treated to complimentary massages from Mount Royal College; snack packs from Luc’s European Meats; kids craft from Mommy Connections; exciting prize draws; souvenir family photo with a cash or food donation to the Calgary Food Bank and the Strategic Groups Let’s Eat Campaign. (Donation Requests: 3 canned goods, a minimum $5 donation or a bag of fresh food.) For more information, visit calgaryfarmersmarket.ca/community/events/2016/06/18/

Saturday, June 18, Gate opens at 11am; Curtain Raiser Game at 11:30am; Kick-off at 3pm. Is your Dad a Sport’s Fan? Canada vs. Russia Rugby Game. A different pitch. A different game. The same pride. Let’s rise as one as Canada’s national men’s rugby team takes on Russia at Calgary Rugby Park. Be a part of it and bring the noise to what promises to be an epic battle of national pride – every scrum, every tackle, every metre. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit events.rugbycanada.ca/summer_series/russia.html

Saturday, June 18, 11am to 3pm – Daddy Daughter Hair Day. Airdrie Airdrie Angel brings you The Daddy Daughter Hair Day, sponsored by Tommy Gunn’s Original Barber Shop and CIBC Sierra Springs. Dads: Learn how to brush, braid and make a ponytail in your daughter’s hair. There will also be free, family fun activities including face painting, a BBQ and more. Takes place at the CIBC in Airdrie: 2789 Main St. SW. For more information, visit facebook.com/events/1602033620110657/

Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19, 12Noon to 5pm – Downtown Self Scavenger Hunt. This Father’s Day weekend, bring down the whole family for a free and fun Downtown Selfie Scavenger Hunt with plenty of prizes to be won! In partnership with the Downtown Calgary Association and Treasure League. You will be starting your scavenger hunt at guest services on level 3 of the CORE. Here you will be given the clues as well as a swag bag for your team. Swag bags are first come, first serve to those who are pre-registered. Open to all ages. Completed scavenger hunts will be placed into a draw for a $500 CORE Shopping Spree! Register your team at treasureleague.com

Saturday, June 18 & Sunday, June 19, 10am to 3pm – 5th Annual Wings & Wheels at the Aero Space Museum of Calgary. A few select aircraft cockpits will be open for viewing – this is the only event of the year where this happens! Vintage vehicles and motorcycles will be on display, and don’t miss out on the opportunity to take a helicopter city tour with your family (for an additional cost). Admission is free for dads. For more information, visit asmac.ab.ca

Saturday, June 18 & Sunday, June 19, 10am to 4pm – Train Days at Aspen Crossing. Welcome to the Trainiest Day of the Year! Visit Aspen Crossing and discover and entire system of G scale model trains by the Rocky Mountain Garden Railroaders, children’s train ride, Aspen Railway Tours and more! Aspen Crossing is located 1 kilmotre west of Mossleigh. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit aspencrossing.com/#!fathers-day- reservations/c22lx

Sunday, June 19, 10am to 7pm – Rad Dad Day at Calaway Park. Bring your Father (or Grandfather) to celebrate how great he is! And the the best part? Dad and Granddad get free admission when accompanied by a child. For more information, visit calawaypark.com

Sunday, June 19 to 3pm – The City of Calgary Parks Fest. Celebrate Father’s Day at Ralph Klein Park. Bring the family to Canada’s largest man-made wetland for an afternoon of free activities. Get your face painted, try pond dipping, learn about a storm water habitat and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. calgary.ca/parksguide

Open Daily until October 31 – Reel in the Fun with Dad and Go Fishing at Bow Habitat Station! The Kids Can Catch Trout Pond aims to educate and inspire youth to learn to fish and to be responsible anglers. Trout Pond Regulations: Catch-and- release only. Persons ages 16 to 64 must have a valid Alberta Sportfishing Licence if fishing or assisting youth with casting and reeling in their line. Don’t have your own gear? No problem! Fishing rod rentals ($5 per rod plus GST) are available during Discovery Centre hours. For more information, visit aep.alberta.ca/recreation-public- use/bow-habitat-station/fishing.aspx

Sunday, June 19, 11am to 2pm – The Neighborhood Park Party and Father’s Day Festivities in Ogden. A fun, free, Fathers Day celebration for the whole family. There will be a BBQ lunch, mechanical bull, live music, bouncy houses, a bungee run, games and prizes! Takes place at George Moss Park in Ogden. For more information, visit theneighbourhood.church