Things to do in Calgary this Weekend with Kids | February 21-23

Friday

Last Call $3 Swim at Village Leisure Centre

Get cheap admission to the pool; Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 9 p.m. – 10 p.m. It makes bringing the kids to the pool just that much less expensive, and is a fun reason to stay up past bedtimes! 

Family Friday – $5 Admission to Telus Spark

Bring the whole fam to Spark on Family Fridays! All children under 17 years old get into Spark for only $5 between 4PM – 9PM.* It’s the perfect way to end the week stress-free. VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIAL (Friday, Feb 14 only):  The Princess Bride (1987) will be playing at 6:30pm in the dome theatre. Craft a special felt heart for the special someone in your life in Makers workshop. Treat yo’ self and the whole fam jam to a special Valentine’s dinner in the Spark Eatery Make your way throughout the entire science centre, climb in the Creative Kids Museum, explore anatomy in BODY WORLDS: ANIMAL INSIDE OUT, get cozy in the Dome theatre, munch down on some treats from the Spark Eatery.

Saturday

Free Drop in Make Clothespin Fairies

Drop by your local Michaels store for a free playdate.  On Saturday, February 22Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Cost: Free, all supplies included.

Pop up Winter Playdate

Come and play with us in Nolan Hill Plaza (by the traffic circle at Nolan Hill Blvd NW & Nolan Hill Dr NW)! FREE for everyone. Join us for Loose Parts and Pop-up Adventure Play.
Come prepared to be outside, enjoy some mess, and rediscover your playful spirit as a family with the Vivo Play Ambassadors.

Carnival Community Event at Genesis Centre

Free Admission! Join this family friendly event to connect with your community and discover resources available to you.

Huntington Pop up Winter Playdate

Come and play with us in Huntington Green NE Playground green space! FREE for everyone. Join us for Loose Parts and Pop-up Adventure Play.
Come prepared to be outside, enjoy some mess, and rediscover your playful spirit as a family with the Vivo Play Ambassadors.

NERF Wars at Trico Centre

Join us for some drop-in Nerf Wars fun! Loaner Nerf guns and eye protection available, or bring your own N’strike compatible Nerf gun. All darts are provided by Trico Centre. Any children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Sunday

Kincora Winter Festival 

Come join us to celebrate being outdoors in Calgary! – Free skate and helmet rental from Kidsport on site. All sizes of skates and helmets are free to borrow and return through the whole event. – Free horse drawn sleigh rides through the Kincora fields. (Note this event does get busy and a line will form). – Free hot refreshments from Home Sweet Home Realty and Mindy Chattha. – Free hot dogs from the KCA! (This event is outdoors and weather dependent). 

Sunday Funday at Devonian Gardens

Finding activities for the kids during winter can be difficult. Grab the family and visit us on Sunday afternoons at Devonian Gardens for some great, free activities: – get inspired by the fish and paint your best coy – learn about nature, flowers, bird species and gardens – complete a puzzle or do some colouring. 

Take a Family Art Masterclass 

Join us for an afternoon of family fun at the gallery as we delve into new mediums with art projects that relate to our current exhibitions. This is an educational, energetic, hands-on program for kids ages 5 to 10. An adult is required to stay for the duration of the workshop and is encouraged to participate in the class. All materials will be provided.

National Aviation Day at the Hangar Flight Museum 

We’re excited to celebrate the 111th anniversary of powered flight in Canada on Sunday February 23rd – National Aviation Day! This year we will have hands-on activities for children, free guided tours of the museum, free photo booth, and an admission discount running all day. Buy one admission at regular price and receive a second admission of equal or lesser value for free. This is a deal that is not to be missed!

 

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