Weekend Events – June 24-26

94_Autonomy_S128KSPS Public TV’s Lions, Tigers and Bearclaws, Oh My! at the Calgary Zoo
Saturday Jun 25, 2016 at 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Please join KSPS General Manager, Gary Stokes, for a continental breakfast and a “Vet’s Eye View” of the Calgary Zoo by senior staff veterinarian Dr. Doug Whiteside. Afterward, enjoy your all-day zoo pass and a 1 year KSPS membership! Parking just $10, (not included in the ticket price). All proceeds benefit your KSPS! www.ksps.org

June 25 & 26 – Calaway Park’s Birthday Party
June 25 & 26. Come out and celebrate Calaway Park’s 35th Birthday! There will be activities and celebrations all day long. www.calawaypark.com

Dr. Seuss in the Park
Every Saturday, Jun 25, 2016 – Aug 27, 2016 at 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
jkBThe University of Calgary’s Students’ Union Volunteer Services – Students for Literacy is once again presenting Dr. Seuss in the Park this summer! From June 25 to August 27, the group will set up a tent in Riley Park each Saturday between 11am and 3:30pm to get kids excited about books! There will also be crafts, games and face paint. Children of all ages are welcome as long as they are accompanied by an adult, and the events are free! www.su.ucalgary.ca/event/dr-seuss-in-the-park/

Family Summer Programs at Bass Pro Shops
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays, June 25 to July 24, 12Noon to 5pm. Join in-store this summer where kids and families can enjoy free interactive workshops and activities from the many departments. For a full list of activities and schedule, visit the website below. And on July 2 & 3, enjoy all of the activities and workshops plus the casting pond and fun photo download from 12Noon to 5pm! www.basspro.com/summercamp

YYC Block Party
Saturday Jun 25, 2016 at 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
This is a free, all-ages celebration at Eau Claire Market. The event includes games, DJs, vendors, entertainment, local agency booths, speakers, a Street Dance battle and more! YYC’s Block Party aims to unite the youth of Calgary together in a mission to engage and connect young people with their local communities, celebrate current youth involvement, as well as inspire other youth in also becoming leaders and making a difference. www.facebook.com/events/162990050766299/

Summer Kick-Off BBQ at Bob Bahan Aquatic & Fitness Centre & Ernie Star Arena
Sunday Jun 26, 2016 at 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join for a BBQ, program and resource fair, swimming and/or a skate. To skate, you can bring your own skates or borrow skates and helmets (available on a first come basis).

Music in the Parks Kick-Off at Lougheed House
Sunday Jun 26, 2016 at 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Music in the Parks 2016 is starting the summer off at Lougheed House to celebrate their 125th Anniversary! It’s a free event and includes live music and entertainment. Enjoy crafts, displays and more. Music in the Parks presents live music in the Lougheed House Gardens. Performers include Walter White Bear, a Cree singer-songwriter who has been performing acoustic and flute music for several years, and Trina Nesbito, an artist that blends rock, soul, country and blues. www.lougheedhouse.com/events/event/music-parks-kick-lougheed-house-june-26th-noon-300-p-m/