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July 1-7 events and activities

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Hi Everyone, 

CASS has received 3 free passes to the ‘North American’ competition at Spruce Meadows, for July 5-7.  Each of these passes includes 2 free adult tickets, 2 free children’s tickets, 2 kids activity tickets which can be used for the carousel, mini train, etc. If you would like these tickets, please reply to this email to let me know.

Calgary has a new free arts event going on all through the city this summer-- Lawn Chair Theatre. It’s family-friendly and free and you can find out where it will be near you by going to

If you are looking for something to do on Canada Day this year, there is a giant list of events that you can choose from here: You can also find info about road closures, Calgary Transit, and The Fireworks show through the link.



Jul 2-Oct 15: Farmers Market @ Triwood Community Association (2244 Chicoutimi Dr NW) 3-7pm. Runs every Tuesday throughout the summer.

Jul 3: Graffiti Mural Summer Camp @ The Alex Community Food Centre  (4202 17 Ave SE) Youth ages 14-24 are welcome to take part in a free summer mural camp. For times and registration, check out

Jul 3- Aug 28: Music in the Plaza @ Heritage Park Town Square, right before the gates. 6-8pm. Each Wednesday evening there will be live music. See artist listings here:

Jul 5: Salsa on the Street @ 100 Stephen Ave SE 6-9pm. Salsa DJ’s take over the block. There will be instructors from Dance studios there if you want help to learn to dance Salsa. 

Jul 6: Experience the Reservoir @ South Glenmore Park (24 St SW) 1-4pm.  Cycle, walk or roll through a scavenger hunt along the pathway system. This event is weather dependent. Call 311 for updates or cancellations.

Jul 6: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Movie Screening @ Tomkins Park (8 st & 17 Ave SW). This event is part of Saturday’s on 17th; which starts at noon each Saturday from Jun 8-July 27 and features live music, games, and a market before the movie screenings at 6pm. For more details see


Jul 3-7: North American @ Spruce Meadows (18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW) Tickets are $5. Check out the Schedule at

Jul 5-7: Mexifest @ Eau Claire Plaza (255 Barclay Parade SW) Tickets are $15, free for seniors and kids under 12. Find out more at

Jul 6: The Great Queer Bannock Face Off @ CommunityWise Resource Centre (223 12 Ave SW) 3-5pm. Tickets to try the sweet or savoury, baked or fried bannock will be priced on a sliding scale, and there will be free tea and coffee.