When you’re a kid, the whole world is a wonder. If you’ve got a hand to hold and new sights to see it doesn’t matter if the only trip you take is in your own backyard. The Foothills of southern Alberta are Calgary’s Backyard and we invite you to see us through a child’s eyes. With more wonders than one day can hold, we hope you’ll come visit us many times.
by Trista Arney
Is that Christmas gift list starting to look a little overwhelming? Why not support some local businesses this year? Read on for a current round-up of local holiday gift favorites for kids and parents!
Calgary Zoo ZOOLIGHTS, presented by Olympia Trust Company, is back for its 24th year! Calgary’s award winning, magical holiday tradition will be glowing for six weeks (November 20, 2020 – January 3, 2021) of festive family-friendly fun. The zoo is committed to helping you enjoy the magic of ZOOLIGHTS in a safe and physically distanced way while supporting wildlife conservation.
Many of the traditional Remembrance Day celebrations this year have been altered due to the current public health restrictions. Join us in observing Remembrance Day with one of the alternative services listed below, or observe a moment of silence in your own home. The Field of Crosses On the evening of November 10th, candles will
by Trista Arney, Staff Writer
With Thanksgiving over, we’re ready for Halloween! Whether you plan to get out and experience the fun events local businesses have coordinated or are planning to celebrate at home with your cohort, we hope that you will have a safe and enjoyable Halloween. Local businesses have several events happening to celebrate this spooky season – some free and some with fees.
by Andrea Holwegner, Health Stand Nutritional Consulting Inc.
Finding healthy lunch ideas for kids isn’t always easy. As many parents and childcare providers are back to packing lunches for kids, this year during COVID-19 we have some additional challenges to contend with.