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Calgary, a vibrant city that is home to many major corporations along with national sports teams. It has hosted the 1988 Winter Olympics and the 2016 Juno’s. It is a city that has something to offer everyone. Use this website to find out more about your city, its facilities, cultural offerings and major events. Discover the city’s local businesses both city wide and in your own community.
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Green Ingenuity’s Rug Care Method – You love your rug!
And it deserves special attention. We offer an extensive 10 step process designed to insure that your rug is safely and effectively cleaned.
We have been cleaning rugs for over 50 years in Calgary so know that it will be done right.
Our system incorporates the following safe, eco-friendly, green carpet cleaning services to insure that the best possible carpet cleaning results are obtained and that your carpets are restored to as near their original appearance as possible. We pre-treat spots and high-traffic areas and clean using our powerful extraction equipment. We provide firm estimates with no hidden extra charges.
We provide safe cleaning care for your fine upholstered furniture. Our cleaning is done on-site in your home and each technician is qualified, experienced and certified. We use low-moisture upholstery tools and hot-water extraction, when done properly by our experienced technicians, provides far better cleaning results than “dry-cleaning” and at reasonable prices. It is also non-damaging to the environment and your upholstery is usually dry in 2-3 hours and ready for use. Our work and your satisfaction are important to us!
Green Ingenuity’s environmentally-safe cleaning services will help your area rugs or carpet and upholstery look their best. And you can feel good knowing that our cleaning methods and practices will leave the environment pristine, both inside and outside of your home. Our professional cleaning services are proven effective in gently removing dirt, minimizing germs, deodorizing and extending the life of textile fibres.
We go a little further, too, by protecting your furniture from damp carpet and our powerful vacuum equipment insures that drying time is minimal, so that you can get back to enjoying your home as soon as possible.
Green Ingenuity…….. taking care of you, your home and the environment
Providing eco-friendly cleaning and care for your fine rugs, carpet and upholstery.
Serving Calgary for over 40 years
Calgary businesses provide a wide range of expertise, skill sets and offerings to the local marketplace. We invite you to spend some time to learn more about the local businesses that are featured below and what products and/or services they can provide to you.
Trust the licensed technicians at High Country Auto & Propane to provide the best maintenance and quality customer service. High Country has full service plans to accompany any repair. We provide maintenance on everything from family and work to fleet vehicles. Our technicians are fully licensed and can complete all services, including: Complete engine overhauls (fuel injection & electrical) Light duty diesel repairs Full propane conversions Vehicle electrical wiring repair & diagnosis Air conditioning, ventilation & radiator repairs Suspension repairs Tire repairs & installations We are proud to offer competitive prices and industry leading customer service!
About The Blues Can The Blues Can is a Live Blues Bar located in historic Inglewood, Calgary. We are easily accessible from both Deerfoot and downtown. Our passion is live music, and our schedule is filled with live performances every day of the week. We have a great lineup of both big name and local performers. The atmosphere is perfect: dark and intimate, with great acoustics and very good line of site to the stage. It doesn’t stop there… we have a varied menu of incredibly good food to choose from, with a Southern theme. See you soon!
New members and visitors are welcome to the Calgary Guild of Needle & Fibre Arts! Become a Guild member for only $90/year (August-July). The membership includes 4 quarterly EAC magazines and access to Online Classes. Members also get CGNFA access to our guild library and online resources. We also hold workshops that are subsidized for members. Website: cgnfa.ca Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Calgary Zoo has Zoolights from November 23, 2018 through to January 5, 2019 presented by Olympia Trust Company. With over 200 million lights and 200 displays there is something for every member of the family to see.
The New Calgary Central Library Grand Opening Events
The New Calgary Central Library Grand Opening Events Join us for the opening of the new Central Library! Starting November 1 and continuing through the weekend, there will be live music, crafts, performances, tours, and much more. Please note that 8 Avenue SE (between 3 Street SE and 4 Street SE) will be closed November 1 to 4 for opening celebrations. Thursday, November 1, 2018: Opening Night with Chris Hadﬁeld 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Friday, November 2, 2018: Lit Gala 7:30 pm Saturday, November 3, 2018: Opening Family Fun Weekend 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Sunday, November 4, 2018: Opening Family Fun Weekend 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm General and Architecture Tours During Opening Week Website: calgarylibrary.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Calgary Christmas Market 2018
Calgary Christmas Market 2018 Dine with friends as live holiday entertainment fills the market and indulge in treats while you find the perfect gift. Follow your nose to Going Nuts to enjoy freshly Roasted Holiday Nuts*. Keep your eyes peeled for our strolling Santa and snap a selfie with the jolly ol’ elf himself. Take a trip down the aisles and check out all of the new holiday vendors and sample mulled cherry wine at Field Stone Fruit Wines**. You’ll find the very best from your favourite market vendors, plus seasonal vendors, offering Yuletide gifts, food, jewelry, décor and more. And there will be plenty opportunities to create memories at our special events: from Santa and cookie decorating, Tea with Mrs. Claus, live ice carving, viewing Santa’s Reindeer, and more. Plus, there is no admission fee and free parking! Hours: 9 am – 5 pm Thursday through Sunday each week Website: calgaryfarmersmarket.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you fololow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times inc are there are changes.
Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market 2018
Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market 2018 Enjoy 300+ vendors spreading Christmas Spirit in the indoor comfort of the Spruce Meadows Riding Hall, Equi-Plex, Horizons, Gallery on the Green at Congress Hall, Reindeer Alley, and Candy Cane Lane. Our outdoor areas include, ‘Founders Plaza’, ‘Twin-Peaks’ and many more individual vendors around the grounds. From world-imported items to hand-crafted gifts, the appeal of the International Christmas Market is simple: stress-free shopping in a beautiful, festive environment featuring unique gift ideas. Joyful and lively entertainment will add to the special atmosphere at the International Christmas Market. Get into the spirit and listen to a choir or traditionally dressed carolers. Dates: November 16 – 18, November 23 – 25, November 30 – December 2 Hours: Friday: 10 am – 8 pm Saturday: 10 am – 7 pm Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm Outdoor booths are open each day at 9:30 am Admission: $12/person* – Purchased at gate $10/person* – Purchased in advance $72 Multi-Entry Pass – 9 admits * Seniors (65+) and Child (-12) are admitted for free. Website: sprucemeadows.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Zoo Lights 2018
Zoo Lights 2018 ZOOLIGHTS presented by Olympia Trust Company is back with more holiday cheer, festive spirit, and family fun than ever. Looking for things to do this holiday season? Come experience how 2+ million lights, 200 displays, crackling fire pits, and fun-filled activity zones (with many new additions!), transform the Calgary Zoo into a magical winter wonderland. Most magical of all, is its ability to bring friends and family together during the holiday season. Keep an eye on this page for more details to come! Nightly from 6 pm – 9 pm Admission: General (16+) – 19.95 per person Child (3 – 15) – 14.95 per person Website: calgaryzoo.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Once Upon a Christmas at Heritage Park 2018
Once Upon a Christmas at Heritage Park 2018 Saturdays & Sundays, November 24 – December 23, 2018 Experience the magic of Christmas past at Heritage Park in Calgary. Enjoy a festive wagon ride, sing carols or visit with jolly old Saint Nick himself. Immerse yourself in an old-fashioned Christmas as some of the historical family homes and buildings open their doors to share their Yuletide traditions. Special Holiday Activities Hands-on activities and entertainment are sure to delight guests of all ages. Come and get your fix of wholesome holiday cheer! Highlights include: Santa visits (with optional professional photo*) NEW – Performances by Acclamations hand bell group Christmas train display Holiday play in the Canmore Opera House Children’s crafts NEW – Pet our holiday horses and take a festive photo (weather dependent) Gingerbread cookie decorating* Unique shopping, including the ‘Kids Only’ Store Freshed baked goods from Alberta Bakery NEW – Join in a snowshoe race! (weather dependent) Wagon rides (weather dependent) Christmas carols Antique photo parlour* NEW – Calgary Carvers demonstrate the art of woodworking Select historical homes and buildings open NEW – Sidewalk art and snow painting (weather dependent) *Additional fees apply Hours: 9:30 am – 4 pm Admission: Child (3 – 6) – $5.70 Youth (7 – 15) – $7.00 […]
A Christmas Carol 2018
A Christmas Carol 2018 Celebrating 32 years of spirited tradition! Join the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Future as they take Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey through time from darkness to light. This year, there is all the more reason to rejoice as Stephen Hair marks his inspiring 25th season playing the man behind the hum-bug. Celebrate the festive season with Theatre Calgary! Please visit Theatre Calgary website for listing of performance dates, times and pricing. While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Lions Festival of Lights 2018
Lions Festival of Lights 2018 The Festival of Lights is the largest FREE drive-by Christmas Lights showcase in Calgary. It’s comprised of over 450,000 bulbs on 16,000 strings along 14th St NW. Designed by James Alafriz, Creative Intelligence Agency. It is a collaborative effort that draws upon many volunteers, organizations, and sponsors. Through it all, the Calgary and area Lions Clubs members and volunteers keep things organized and on track. The Festival is now 99% GREEN, created with over 450,000 LED light bulbs and almost 3 km of power chords. It’s put together by volunteers putting in thousands of man hours each and every year and draws over 57,000 visitors per day. Grand Opening December 1, 2018 at 5 pm Hours: 6 pm – midnight daily Website: lionsfestivaloflights.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Market Collective’s 10 Year Anniversary + Holiday Market 2018
Market Collective’s 10 Year Anniversary + Holiday Market 2018 The Show Has 2 dates: December 7 – 9, and December 14 – 16, 2018 Visitors to the family-friendly event can anticipate two weekends of live music, interactive workshops, galleries, food and beverage, over 150 local vendors, and special surprises. Hours each weekend: Friday: 4 pm – 9 pm Saturday: 10 am – 6 pm Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm Admission: $5 for the weekend (Kids under 12 Free) Website: marketcollective.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
The Nutcracker | Alberta Ballet 2018
The Nutcracker | Alberta Ballet 2018 Featuring live music with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Acclaimed as one of Canada’s finest renderings and celebrated as a delightfully traditional depiction, Edmund Stripe’s The Nutcracker celebrates its 10th anniversary this season. Opulent and historically authentic, this magical turn- of-the-century retelling of E.T.A. Hoffman’s famous tale is transposed to Imperialist Russia’s majestic era, when French fashion was in vogue and Tchaikovsky composed his timeless masterpiece. The Nutcracker features a cast of more than 120 performers. With equally sumptuous sets and costumes designed by Emmy Award winner Zack Brown, Alberta Ballet’s incomparable The Nutcracker offers your entire family a festive and glittering evening. Alberta Ballet will commemorate this production’s 10th anniversary with a special edition that includes guest cameos and new choreographic elements. Alberta Ballet’s holiday tradition of The Nutcracker will shine brighter than ever in 2018! For dates, times and ticket pricing please visit Alberta Ballet website. While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Chestermere Christmas Market 2018
Chestermere Christmas Market 2018 This Christmas market is awesome. Lot’s of Handmade vendors and Artisans will be ready to help you. Fresh baking will also be there to buy. 5th year for this market. Hours: 10 am – 3 pm Free to get into and free parking Food donations, gift cards, toque/mitts…to help families in need at this time are being accepted. Website: eventbrite.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
City of Calgary New Years Eve 2019
City of Calgary New Years Eve 2019 The City of Calgary and the new Central Library are hosting a free New Year’s Eve celebration for the whole family. This year’s events will be at the Central Library, Olympic Plaza, and the Municipal Atrium at City Hall. We have something planned for everyone. There will be a variety of activities like skating, story time, a children’s dance party, and much more. New this year, the ‘Rec Room’ will be hosting fun games and activities that the whole family can enjoy. The Tim Horton’s Truck will be giving away free hot beverages at the Olympic Plaza skating party. There will also be an early indoor countdown for kids that will begin at 9 p.m. in the Central Library. Afterwards, stay to watch the ENMAX Fireworks from Olympic Plaza at midnight. Starts at 6 pm with Fireworks at Midnight Website: calgary.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Fort Calgary’s New Year’s Eve Dinner Theatre 2019 – The Spy Who Liked Me (a James Bond/ Casino Royale spoof)
Fort Calgary’s New Year’s Eve Dinner Theatre 2019 The Spy Who Liked Me (a James Bond/ Casino Royale spoof) Yvel Blowhard, typical megalomaniac villain, has plans to gain vast wealth and rock the world economy. CSIS orders the secret service to stop him! Agents Cane Brawn and Whisper Wind, with tech genius, CUE and seductive temp agent, Seconda, attempt to foil the plot. But all bets are off when secrets, lies and treason lead to murder! a Pegasus Performances Play © EVENING DETAILS 6:00 pm – Doors Open. Grab a drink and enjoy some time in our amazing space. A complimentary glass of bubbles will be provided to each guest. 6:30 pm – Find your seat as actors will begin to move through the tables to deliver clues and interact with guests. 7:00 pm – Dinner and the show begin. 9:00 pm – Solve the mystery and watch the conclusion over dessert. Doors open at 6 pm Tickets – $125/person Website: fortcalgary.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Heritage Park’s Selkirk Grille New Year’s Eve Dinner 2019
Heritage Park’s Selkirk Grille New Year’s Eve Dinner 2019 It’s out with the old, and in with a dining experience like no other. This New Year’s Eve, ring in 2019 with an exquisite dinner at the Selkirk Grille in Calgary, located at Heritage Park Historical Village. Your New Year’s Eve experience begins the moment you walk through the door and encounter the timeless elegance the Selkirk Grille has to offer. From the intimate setting, the vintage details which include a prominent sandstone bar and warm wooden accents to the music from a bygone era, you’ll instantly be whisked away from the everyday. Join us for a New Year’s Eve menu that will go down in history. Times: 5 pm – 10 pm (To reserve, please call (403) 268-8607 or book online. Cost: $95 per person +GST. Website: heritagepark.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
A Luminous New Year’s Eve 2019
A Luminous New Year’s Eve 2019 Luminous Voices comprises some of the best ensemble singers in the Calgary area, collaborating with singers and musicians from across North America. Special Guest: Gianetta Baril, harp Featuring: Palestrina Alma Redemptoris Mater, Jackson Honor, Virtus et Potestas, Harris Faire is the Heaven Time: 8 pm – 10 pm Tickets: starts at $33/person Website: taylorcentre.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Telus Spark: Noon Year’s Eve Bubble Wrap Dance Party 2019
Telus Spark: Noon Year’s Eve Bubble Wrap Dance Party 2019 Can’t stay up until midnight? We’ve got you covered! Join TELUS Spark in a family-friendly New Year’s celebration as we countdown to NOON! We’re amping up the excitement with exploding hydrogen balloons and a MASSIVE bubble wrap dance floor. When the clock strikes 12, get ready to make thunderous crackles and pops as you & the family dance 2018 away on our bubble wrap dance floor. A smaller, quieter bubble wrap dance floor will be available in the Creative Kids Museum for our younger visitors, or anyone who might prefer a more reserved celebration. We recommend arriving early so you don’t miss the countdown! Countdown starts at 11:45 am General Admission Tickets starting at $19 Website: sparkscience.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Heritage Park: Winter CARnival News Year’s Eve 2019
Heritage Park: Winter CARnival News Year’s Eve 2019 Feeling housebound over the holidays? Looking for a way to refuel and spend quality time with your family? Gather your visiting friends and relatives and head down to Heritage Park for the Winter CARnival at Gasoline Alley Museum. There’s no bizz like SNOWBIZZ. Enjoy the fun of winter, minus the boots, parka, mittens and toque at Heritage Park’s Winter CARnival. Come inside to Gasoline Alley museum for some winter fun classics. Test your skill at a game of floor curling. Try your accuracy with our snowball toss. Build an indoor snow fort or challenge Dad to a game of table hockey. Take on our challenging SNOWBIZZ scavenger hunt and craft your own souvenir to take home. SNOWBALL TOSS Here’s a new take on a favorite carnival game. Test your throwing arm and accuracy in this challenging target game. FLOOR CURLING What would winter be without a friendly game of curling? See if you can hit the button as you take part in this time honoured fan favorite. TABLE HOCKEY He shoots, he scores! It’s all in the wrist with this traditional indoor winter favorite. Challenge your friends and family to a fun […]
Zoo Year’s Eve 2019
Zoo Year’s Eve 2019 ZOO YEAR’S EVE is the best party going with an urban jungle-style twist this year to keep the event fresh! A graffiti artist will be painting in the ENMAX Conservatory from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. to create an amazing art piece on the theme of the night to eventually be commissioned back to the zoo. If skating is your thing, a live DJ will be on the rink for the evening taking song requests under the funky lights of the rink tent. On the live entertainment stage this year there will be two performances one at 7 p.m. and then second at 8:15 p.m. Some of the performances include urban jungle rap, freestyle dance, poetry, improv games and comedy sketches. Fun for the whole family! The highlight of the night is always the spectacular 12 minute animal friendly fireworks at 8 pm viewable from three different vantage points. Keep in mind that they are low impact/low noise that have been tested for animal safety and welfare. There are no animal buildings open during ZOO YEAR’S EVE in keeping with the protection of the animals’ health and well-being. Entertainment and fireworks are presented by GlobalFest. The event runs from 6 […]
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