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Time To Register For Calgary Summer Camps


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 organisations 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.

March Community Association Membership Awareness Month


Membership Awareness Month

Did you know there are more than 20,000 volunteers in the community association movement in Calgary? It’s the LARGEST collective volunteer movement in the city! There are also more than 156,000 Calgarians who are members of their community association. Be part of it!

The Federation of Calgary Communities is proud to once again announce that March is Community Association Membership Awareness Month, proclaimed by Mayor Naheed Nenshi. We encourage you to take a few minutes this month to find out what your community association can do for you! It’s easy and you’d be surprised at the many benefits and options available to you as a resident.

Visit the Federation of Calgary Communities web site for more information.

Calgary Kiwanis Music Festival March 27th to April 29th


Kiwanis Music Festival

The Calgary Kiwanis Festival is an educational, non-profit, charitable organization. It is one of approximately 250 performing arts festivals in Canada and one of the largest amateur competitive festivals in North America with approximately 4,000 entries and 12,000 participants annually.

Since 1931, the Festival has been an integral part of the Calgary arts community and remains one of the premier performing arts events on the Calgary arts calendar. It encourages classical and contemporary music and speech arts performance among amateur students of all ages and skill levels.

Youth 18 and under make up 95% of our participants. They have the opportunity to enter a variety of classes such as: band, strings, woodwind, brass, choirs, handbells, singing, piano, and drama. Each year, more than 20 highly qualified musicians and actors are hired to adjudicate their performances, ensuring that each competitor receives a written and verbal assessment.

Visit the Kiwanis Musical Festival web site for more information..

Good Friday March 30th


Good Friday

Good Friday is a religious holiday observed primarily by Christians commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary. The holiday is observed during Holy Week as part of the Paschal Triduum on the Friday preceding Easter Sunday, and may coincide with the Jewish observance of Passover. It is also known as Holy Friday, Great Friday, Black Friday, or Easter Friday, though the latter properly refers to the Friday in Easter week.

Good Friday information by Wikipedia.

National Service Dogs Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs & Kids March 30th

Posted 2018-02-26

Calgary National Service Dogs

Join us at Calaway Park for a fun filled morning of hunting for treat filled eggs with your furry family member, and help us raise funds for children impacted by autism and individuals with PTSD to receive their service dogs.

In 1996, National Service Dogs pioneered the program of breeding, training and placing Certified Service Dogs with children with autism. Over the last 16 years, NSD has graduated over 300 Certified Service Dog Teams, helped many service dog organizations around the world start their own autism programs, and has started two new programs: the Skilled Companion Dog Program and the Companion Dog Program.

Visit the National Service Dogs web site for more information and locations.

Youth Employment Annual Hiring Fair April 3rd

Posted 2018-02-26

Youth Hiring Fair

The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre is hosting its 20th Annual Youth Hiring Fair on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at the Big Four building on the Stampede Grounds. Over 80 employers are expected to be in attendance to recruit for over 5,000 part-time, full-time, seasonal and career opportunities.

Free admission, Ages 15-24. Bring your résumé and get an interview.

Ujamaa Grandmas Giant Fabric and Yarn Sale April 20th and 21st

Posted 2018-02-26

Calgary Ujamaa Grandmas Fabric and Yarn Sale

Annual sale to benefit the Stephen Lewis Foundation's work in Africa. Fabric, yarn, books and patterns, sewing and craft supplies. Donations welcome on April 18 and 19. See web site for details. UJAMAA GRANDMAS works, as part of the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign, to raise funds for the Stephen Lewis Foundation. Our Founders started small but had big ambitions and our contributions continue to grow each year and with each event.

Visit the Ujamaa Grandmas web site for more information and locations.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED May 23rd to 26th


International Childrens festival

Volunteering with the Calgary International Children’s Festival is Fun! Join our amazing team for 4 days of inspiration, imagination and excitement by signing up as a volunteer! We are in need of volunteers aged 14+ to help with activities such as craft-making, ushering, and Artist Hospitality, among other exciting opportunities.

Visit the Calgary International Children's Festival web site under Volunteer Opportunities for more information, or to sign up as a volunteer. Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at or by phone at 403-294-7414 ext 4, with any questions.