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Category: Family Fun

Wintertime in the Foothills

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. Read More

Go Wild at ZOOLIGHTS!

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. Read More

Holiday Light Displays 2020

by Trista Arney, Staff Writer

Bundle up and enjoy a beautiful winter tradition in Calgary! Enjoy millions of twinkling lights! (Details may change – check before you go!) Read More

Remembrance Day in Calgary – November 11, 2020

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 Read More

What’s Happening?

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. Read More

What’s Happening?

by Trista Arney, Staff Writer
The leaves are beautiful and Calgary is having wonderfully warm weather, so it’s a great year to get out and experience fun Fall activities around the city! Read More

Memories Worth Making in Stettler

In a year of uncertainty, we’ve come to appreciate the time spent with close friends and family! Stettler is a short drive from Calgary (approximately two-and-a-half hours) that will take you back to a simpler way of life; a region full of treasures to experience with each other and make memories. Read More

Celebrating the End of the School Year

by Trista Arney
Normally the last weeks of school would be full of fun wrap up opportunities – school concerts, sports day, themed days, and more! While it’s just one more thing that is different, it can feel disappointing and anti-climatic. Just because we’re finishing the year at home instead of with classmates doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate the end of the year! Read More

A New ZooVenture!

by Trista Arney

The Calgary Zoo has reopened to visitors with some restrictions! Our family went last weekend and wanted to share our experience with all of you so you know what to expect! Read More

Bored? Try a Theme Week!

by Trista Arney Schools often have “spirit days” or themed weeks (think ‘crazy hair day,’ ‘sports jersey day’ for example) for kids to participate in. These fun little activities break up the days of teaching with out-of-the-ordinary experiences and memories while giving children the chance to get creative! At home, my family has had a Read More

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