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Mini Masters at Home

Each month the Esker Foundation facilitates hands-on art workshops for children. As they cannot currently host them in person, they are bringing them to you in your homes. Check out this series of amazing creative projects that use everyday and easy to find materials that you might already have on hand.

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Location: Online ArchiveFree
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EYE Youth Projects

The Esker Foundation continues its online programming with its EYE Youth Program. Bringing special youth projects to you each and every Saturday, the very first one is inspired by Jane Trash and Sondra Meszaros’s creative resistance project and workshop, I’m So Angry I Made a Sign. Check back each week to see more.

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Location: Online ArchiveFree
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Everyday Heroes @ Home

StoryBook Theatre is thrilled to bring families and young people together for a daily online talk show hosted by local talent. Geared towards all those young people and their families who love musical theatre and are stuck at home looking for a little escape, tune in Monday through Friday at 12:00pm.

Showtime: 12:00pm
Location: Facebook LiveFree
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Music Production for Kids

Providing kids with great learning experiences during this time, Beat Drop is offering a free online music production course for kids. It’s geared to ages eight to 15 who are brand new to the world of music production. This daily one-hour online class uses free software and tools so be sure to register.

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Location: OnlineFree
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National Film Board of Canada

With more than 4,000 titles available for free online, the National Film Board of Canada offers a vast selection of short and feature-length films. Whether you’re looking for animation, documentary or fiction, there’s tons to explore including pieces by local creators.

Showtimes Vary
Location: See WebsiteFree
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Calgary Moves

Get up and move with Sparq Productions’ online movement classes. With a 30-minute Bollywood dance class, tune in to let loose and get those hips moving, feet tapping, and hands up in the air. Classes happen every Wednesday and Saturday at 6:00pm on the Calgary Moves Facebook page so be sure to tune in.

Showtime: 6:00pm
Location: Facebook LiveFree
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Library at Home

The Calgary Public Library has something for everyone to explore! From virtual storytimes and fun activities, to online courses and unlimited free streaming and reading, hit up this treasure trove of free online resources that you can access anytime from home. And with new content added regularly, be sure to check it out.

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Location: Online ArchiveFree
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Virtual Field Trip

While Heritage Park Historical Village is currently closed due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, you and your students are invited to join in on a virtual field trip of the park. Find slideshows, activities and more on its website and make a plan to explore from the safety of your own home.

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Location: Online ArchiveFree
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Spark Science from Home

Have a curious mind at home? Take advantage of TELUS Spark’s virtual experience complete with experiments and activities, a special live from Spark component, as well as the Wonder Bucket where Spark has gathered your wonderings and worked with a network of experts to serve up some answers!

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Location: Online ArchiveFree
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Let’s Roam

Calgary’s downtown delights with incredible art. This loop will help you find all the best sights and hidden gems. Download the Let’s Roam scavenger hunt app and start exploring today! Snap pics, race against the clock, and put your navigation skills to the test as you wander at your own pace. No reservations and fun for all ages.

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Location: Various Venues$12.99
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Ghost Tours

These ghost tours are making an early appearance! Visit Heritage Park for a guided ghost tour through the streets of the Historical Village. Behind the park’s old-fashioned charm lie stories of otherworldly encounters, spine-tingling history, and some memorable manifestations!

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Summer of COVID-19

Alien scientists from the planet Uuugo have arrived on earth to study the human response to COVID-19. Wagonstage Children’s Theatre presents this performance for children aged three to 12 every Sunday and Thursday at Springboard Performance’s containR.

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Location: containR (1020 2nd Ave. NW)Free


Contact Calgary Arts Development’s communications team at 403.264.5330 ext. 211 or by email at events@calgaryartsdevelopment.com.

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