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Park Kite Flying (Family Fun Calgary)
New Places to Visit in Calgary: Parks and Outdoor Spaces You Won’t Want to Miss

I have never appreciated going outside as much as I have since the pandemic began. Calgarians have always embraced the outdoors and thrived on outdoor activities and with all the chaos and confusion in this weird new world, this is more true than ever. We’ve been able to stay active,
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101 Things to do at Home (Family Fun Calgary)
101 Things to Do at Home to Survive During Self-Isolation

As we all adjust to our ‘new normal’, with children at home – many of whom are too young to understand much of what’s happening – we all strive to find normalcy in our daily routine. We have compiled our ‘101 Things To Do at Home’ – a list of
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Birthday Party Guide (Family Fun Calgary)
Balloons, Cake, Presents . . . and the Idea Guide to an Unforgettable Birthday Party

Birthday parties are a highlight for kids, but they can be a lot of work for the parents! Between sorting out food and presents, it can be a challenge to come up with fun ideas your kids will love for a memorable birthday party. But you also want something that won’t
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Christmas Letter (Family Fun Calgary)
2019 Christmas Letter Re-Run (Because We Don’t Talk About 2020): Choose Your Own Perspective

Tis the season of Christmas letters. Doesn’t it feel good to read about everyone’s delightful year?! In the spirit of transparency, here’s a real Christmas letter to go with the one family picture where everyone is fully clothed and pretending to like each other. But don’t worry, if you happen
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Inexpensive Winter Fun Calgary (Family Fun Calgary)
Feeling the Cold AND the Pinch? Have Winter Fun in Calgary for $5 or Less

Oh, winter, with your long nights and cold days. Dripping boots line my entryway, my budget is squeezed by Christmas, and the days where we could run out and play are a distant memory. But we can defeat the winter blues. It’s possible to take the family out for some
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WinSport Season Pass (Family Fun Calgary)
Play All Winter Without Leaving the City: WinSport Season Pass Early Bird Sale on Now

At this moment, the fall colours are brilliant and the weather is perfect to get out and enjoy biking, walking, and just playing with your kids outside. But we all know these October days will soon give way to winter . . . bringing us new ways to play outside!
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Badlands Amphitheatre
Canada’s Largest Outdoor Stage – The Badlands Amphitheatre

Did you know that Canada’s largest outdoor stage is just an hour and a half northeast of Calgary? You may already be familiar with Drumheller, Alberta as being the dinosaur capital of the world. The Royal Tyrrell Museum, opportunities to dig for fossils, great hiking and campgrounds make this a
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Banff Mountain Adventures (Family Fun Calgary)
Diary of a Staycation: Banff Mountain Adventures

In a year where we’re learning about disappointment, it’s time to add a splash of fun. When you can’t jump on a plane to visit beautiful far-off places, drive next door to visit the beautiful places on your doorstep. Travel with us to Banff, where we stayed at the Moose
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Repsol Preschool (Family Fun Calgary)
Hands-On Learning With Active Living for Preschoolers at Repsol Sport Centre

Active living isn’t just for certain times of life or certain ages. Active living is a life choice that benefits everyone, all the time! Repsol Sport Centre makes it easy for you to incorporate the values of active living into your family with their NEW Active Living Programs for Preschoolers,
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South Glenmore Park Bike Pump Track is Now OPEN!

Closed for improvements as of April 2021 Guess what, Calgary?!  The bike skills park at South Glenmore Park opened on August 14th, 2020! Cyclists in Calgary have a new circuit to enjoy and sharpen their skills on at the South Glenmore Bicycle Pump Track. This asphalt circuit utilizes hills to
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