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Time To Register For Calgary Summer Camps

Posted 2015-02-01

Calgary Summer Camps

It's time again to start planning your summer camps registration. Selecting the right summer camp and activity can be a daunting task.

Calgary offers a large variety of supervised summer camps. Some of these provide specialized activities such as performing arts, technology, science, sports, outdoor adventures, music and more. Several of these organizations are city wide while others are administered at a local community level. Summer camps can further your Childs educational or cultural development. Summer camps may allow children to step out and do things they never thought possible in a safe and nurturing environment. Visit our Calgary Summer Camps page for a detailed list of summer camp providers.

Scotia Bank Annual Calgary Marathon May 28th - May 31st


Scotia Bank Marathon

Scotiabank Calgary Marathon Race Weekend. Scotiabank Calgary Marathon is a challenging, competitive and fun event with a race designed for everyone of any level. There is a 50k Ultra, full marathon, half-marathon, 10 km, 5 km family walk or run and kids' marathon. On August 10, 1963 nineteen men lined up at Glenmore Stadium to run the first Calgary Marathon, and what was also the first marathon ever to be run in Western Canada.

Register for the Race Weekend!. The Scotiabank Calgary Marathon is a qualifier for the Boston Marathon.

Calgary FunnyFest May 28th to June 7th


Calgary Funnyfest

The FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival, founded and produced by Stu Hughes, was conceived as a way to spread the Gift of Laughter by showcasing a world of hilarious comedy performers. FunnyFest is a truly original comedy celebration with every show and theme pushing the envelope with belly laughs! Everyone loves to laugh, yet we all seem too busy to take laughter seriously. So now it’s time for some serious funny with at least 6 performers per show from around the globe! FunnyFest actively promotes mental and physical well-being through a number of unique comedy offerings, delivered by some of the finest comedy minds in the world. FunnyFest will leave a memorable and successful impression with you.

FunnyFest shares the gift of laughter throughout the year with over 100 different performances. Visit the FunnyFest web site for more information.

Calgary Move For Hope May 30th.


Calgary Move For Hope

The Canadian Women’s Foundation is inviting Canadians to raise hope for women who have experienced violence by participating in Move for Hope, the country’s largest pledge-based event to end violence against women, April 7th. Move for Hope, hosted by Mookie Wilson and Billie Jo Ross, hosts of Mookie and Billie Jo morning show on Kiss 95.9 and Tara Slone, co-host of Breakfast Television on City is a fun and empowering one-hour workout for all fitness levels, led by GoodLife Fitness and is sponsored by WINNERS/HomeSense, Rogers Media, Avon and Scotiabank. Avon and Scotiabank are matching the first $100,000 raised nationally at the event.

Local sponsors include Community Sponsor Pulse Seismic and Event Match Sponsor Agrium Women’s Leadership Network who will match the first $10,000 raised in Calgary. Funds raised will support local shelters for women and children, and prevention programs in Alberta that break the cycle of violence. Visit the Calgary Move For Hope Women's Foundation web site for more information.

4th Street Lilac Festival May 31st


Calgary Lilac Festival

Each spring, thousands of attendees come out to enjoy the unique and pedestrian friendly 4th Street venue, offering an array of musical talent, artisan vendors, quality entertainment and some perfect people watching.

At the The 4th Street Lilac Festival, there is an activity made for all ages. This could mean a jump in the bouncer for the kids, discovering a great new band, choosing a perfect summer patio or searching for a trendy fashion; there is no shortage of things happening. Visit the Calgary Lilac Festival web site for more information.

Calgary Commuter Challenge May 31st to June 6th.


Calgary Commuter Challenge

Commuter Challenge is a week-long event that coincides with Canadian Environment Week running from May 31st to June 6th, 2015. It is a friendly competition between Canadian cities and workplaces encouraging canadians to leave their cars at home and that rewards active and sustainable transportation.

If you cycle, take transit, walk, carpool, telecommute (work from home) or use other means of sustainable transportation to get to campus each day then you are ready to participate in the National Commuter Challenge. If you would like to try one of these viable options, start now in preparation and be sure to check out all the great program available to help you green your commute. Visit the Commuter Challenge web site for more information.

Annual Walk to Fight Arthritis June 7th


Calgary Walk to Fight Arthritis

The Walk to Fight Arthritis is a 5km or 1km walk in Fish Creek Provincial Park that raises funds for The Arthritis Society. Help the 4.6 million Canadians living with arthritis by registering a team, fundraising and walking with us.

The Walk to Fight Arthritis stretches across Canada to unite families, friends and organizations to achieve one simple, common goal: help the over 4.6 million Canadians who live with arthritis every day. Registering for the Walk means you join a passionate community that is determined to build awareness and raise much-needed funds for arthritis research. Fundraising also permits The Arthritis Society to keep providing vital programs and services that enable people with arthritis to live well at home, work and play. Visit the Walk to Fight Arthritis web site for more information and to register.

Walk to Cure Diabetes June 14th

Posted 2015-05-21

Calgary Walk to Cure Diabetes

Saturday, June 14 at Stanley Park enjoy a fun-filled family event, with entertainment and refreshments provided! The TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes is an annual celebration of the hope of, one day, living in a world free from insulin injections, finger pokes, and the constant threat of developing complications. It raises awareness of T1D, as well as critical funds for research to cure, better treat, and prevent the disease.

Visit the Walk to Cure Diabetes Web Site for more information and locations.

Fathers Day June June 21st

Posted 2015-05-19

Calgary Fathers day

In Canada, Fathers Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June. Father's Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. Many countries celebrate it on the third Sunday of June, but it is also celebrated widely on other days. Father's Day was created to complement Mother's Day, a celebration that honors mothers and motherhood.

Father's Day typically involves spending time with one's father or the father figures in one's life. Small family gatherings and the giving of gifts may be part of the festivities organized for Father's Day. Fathers Day contnet provided by Wikipedia.

Caprices Fine Arts Summer Event June 27th

Posted 2015-05-20

Calgary Caprices Art

Caprices Fine Arts brings to you art shows and events showcasing the talents of local artists both visual and performing. The Summer event will be held at the Inglewood Community Hall, 1740 - 24 Ave. SE, Calgary, 10am to 5pm. An incredible group of local artists will again be assembled for this show. Paintings in all genres and mediums, photography, wood carving, fabric art, ceramics, artisan jewelry, fashion and more!

The theme behind this show is Pay-It-Forward: artists showing support for their favorite charity. The participating artists will be donating a percentage of their sales to the charity of their choice. Fine Art, Live Music, fire eaters, three-headed unicyclists, tap dancing centipedes and more!

Visit the Caprices Fine Arts web site for more information.