The kids will be off for 5 fun-filled days during Teachers' Convention and Family Day Weekend. What do you do with them in the middle of February?
Calgary Public Library is always a great place to take the kids to spend a few hours, looking for great books and movies. What is better than time spent browsing through the children's collection? For information on locations and hours, visit our webpage.
On Thursday, February 17 from 7:00 - 8:00, Fish Creek Library will be offering the Almost Teen Book club for kids between the ages of 10 and 12.This will be the first of three evenings and gives the almost teens a chance to talk about the great books they have read. Register through our home page.
Also, on February 17, Country Hills Library will be hosting "Marvelous Movies". They will be showing movies from the library's video collection from 2:00 - 3:30 pm. A fun way to spend a few hours!
Heritage Park is featuring "Family Quest" at their Gasoline Alley Museum. From Thursday February 17th to Monday February 21st, you can take part in fun-filled family activies and begin creating your own family stories album.
The City of Calgary is having a free skating party at the Rose Kohn/Jimmie Condon Arena on Family Day, February 21 from 1:00 - 2:30. There will be face painting and cookies. There is also a Kidsport Skate Shack in case you need to borrow skates and a helmet. Call 311 for more information.
Don't forget that there are a number of outdoor skating rinks in Calgary, such as the Bowness Lagoon. To find information on these rinks, go to Calgary Outdoor Rinks and Arenas.
The Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller will be having special programs from February 19 - 21, with such fun-filled activities as fossil casting and an interactive game, Alberta Unearthed. To see all the details visit their webpage.
Head Smashed-in Buffalo Jump is featuring a great day of activities on Monday, February 21st. Take part in a simulated dig, guided site tours, educational tours, Napi's puppet theatre and kids' crafts. All that and free admission too!
Enjoy a great Family Day weekend with your kids!!