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Drop in Play: Flip Cafe and Tot Spot at the Flip Factory

Posted on: April 17, 2017

This review from spring 2019 highlights the fun of Tot Spot at the Flip Factory. As of winter 2021, we have heard that Tot Spot has recently been expanded and renovated with brand new play structures, equipment, a bouncy castle, and more fun. Check it out when things reopen after
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Calgary Playground Hit List For Spring!

Posted on: March 14, 2017

More snow and cold?! Why, oh, why? Calgary in March is a catch all of any kind of weather you can think of. Right now we are on the losing end of that grab bag. While we all struggle to invent creative stuff to entertain the children in this final
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Celebrating Winter at the Lake Louise Ice Magic Festival

Posted on: January 30, 2013

If you’re looking for the quintessential Canadian Rockies experience, the Lake Louise Ice Magic Festival might well be it. This event is part of SnowDays, a month-long celebration of winter in Banff National Park, and with both indoor and outdoor activities your family can have fun no matter what the
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Calgary Crush Basketball Provides New Excitement for Families this Weekend

Posted on: November 7, 2012

[familyfuncalgary_google_ad][/familyfuncalgary_google_ad] If you are like me, you are dreading the long, dark winter nights in Calgary when it seems like there is nothing new to do inside that you haven’t already done with the kids: the libraries, the pools, the indoor play places…those are all great, but you did them
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Another Ghoulish Good Time Ends

Posted on: November 1, 2012

Ghoul’s Night Out was back at Heritage Park where once again they did a fabulous job of transforming the park into a spooky spectacle, complete with witches and cauldrons, haunted houses, fortune tellers, a full-scale Mad Hatter’s tea party in the Wainwright Hotel (with the king and queen of hearts,
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Finding Affordable Food in Calgary in Unconventional Places

Posted on: September 27, 2012

[familyfuncalgary_google_ad][/familyfuncalgary_google_ad] I’ve often heard people complain that fresh fruit and vegetables are expensive. They can be, but they don’t have to be. Here are some fantastic initiatives in Calgary where families can find affordable alternatives to buying produce at the grocery store. Community Supported Agriculture Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is
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A Day at Heritage Park with the Family

Posted on: July 18, 2012

[familyfuncalgary_google_ad][/familyfuncalgary_google_ad] Guest Post by Jenny Hill We took a family trip to Heritage Park along with a girlfriend and her daughter last week, my first since Junior High! Since neither the kids nor Hubby had ever been, it was pretty much a new experience for all of us. Off we
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Introductions in 6 Simple Steps

Posted on: July 18, 2012

Maria Doll, certified Etiquette Trainer for Children & Teens with Your Style Matters is guest posting on Family Fun Calgary today. As parents, we could make the mistake of thinking that our children will learn good manners through osmosis or common sense. Nowadays, common sense isn’t so common and we
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A Day out with Thomas…and a very Happy Daughter

Posted on: May 11, 2012

[familyfuncalgary_google_ad][/familyfuncalgary_google_ad] Mother’s Day. Those two simple words conjure up so many warm and fuzzy images in the minds of mothers across our city. Delightful images of sleeping in, foot rubs, and a clean kitchen are some of the visions that dance in our heads, and many of us anticipate this
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Picnic in Kananaskis Country | Elbow Falls

Posted on: February 24, 2012

Since winter had pretty much been non-existent this year, we decided this past weekend to go for a picnic to Elbow Falls in Kananaskis. Elbow Falls is a great little walk for small children but since there is snow still on the ground, the walk ways are closed but there
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