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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!
Write with style! When you take your simple office pen and upgrade it to a fountain pen it transforms the pen from being a standard office writing tool to a luxurious office accessory. Work colleagues will notice. It will show others in your office that you are serious about your decisions and your position. Combine your fountain pen with your own ink colour and high quality paper in either notebook or journal form and your personal statement is complete. Don’t stop there! Use a fountain pen and your personal choice of ink when writing ‘Thank You’, or ‘Special Event’ cards. Do you journal? It is said that your writing style is autobiographical. Make your memories more special by writing with a fountain pen and your special ink color in high paper quality journals. When you touch the paper you will be able to feel the paper’s high quality. Artisans know […]
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
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YYC Hot Chocolate Fest 2021
YYC Hot Chocolate Fest 2021 This year marks the 10th Anniversary of Calgary’s Sweetest Festival! Every February, participating cafés, restaurants, and chocolatiers compete for the coveted titles of YYC’s Best Hot Chocolate, Best Spirited Hot Chocolate, and special Cup That Runneth Over Award. Calgarians can sip a variety of hot cocoas and determine the blend that roasts them all! How does it work? Choose a hot chocolate from our list of contestants, head over during their business hours to try it, and then rate it to help us decide who will be crowned YYC’s Best Hot Chocolate! $1 (non-spirited) – $2 (spirited) from every cup sold supports Calgary Meals on Wheels, thereby directly providing nutritious meals to Calgarians. Website: yychotchocolate.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, locations and to see if there are any changes or if it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Show Your Love at the Calgary Zoo 2021
Show Your Love at the Calgary Zoo 2021 There’s no better place to get outdoors and explore nature than the Calgary Zoo! Now’s your chance to enjoy a day at the zoo and save a little $$ too! We’re discounting our day admission rates for the entire month of February as our way of giving back to YOU – our community – for all the love and support you have shown us this past year. Image WHAT: February Admission Discount WHEN: February 1 – 28, 2021 PRICE: $19.95 for adults (including seniors) $9.95 for children (children under 3 are still free) Tickets are not sold onsite and must be purchased online in advance. Please note that tickets are limited and non-refundable.A friendly reminder that our indoor animal habitats & buildings are currently closed, with the exception of retail shops and washrooms, in accordance with provincial health and safety measures. We appreciate your understanding. 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 or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Chinook Blast 2021
Chinook Blast 2021 Join Us For Chinook Blast’s Inaugural Year – 2021 The inaugural celebration is our chance to embrace the season and show the world that we’re not afraid of a little cold. After all, we don’t hibernate when temperatures fall, we bundle up and head out to enjoy all that winter has to offer. Calgary – come outside, bring your small cohort and enjoy the vibrancy of our city this winter. You’re not afraid of a little cold, are you? Local artists are illuminating our winter weekend nights from February 11 – 28 in the Chinook Blast Hub, an outdoor art park, as well as a number of partner sites around downtown Calgary. Capture moments among outdoor art and light installations Warm up fireside with your small cohort Take a recharging walking tour And plenty more! Check out our Programming page here. Dates and Times: Hours: 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm Dates: Thursday, February 11 – Sunday, February 14 Friday, February 19 – Sunday, February 21 Friday, February 26 – Sunday, February 28 Website: chinookblast.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, locations and […]
project prōjekt Your Art Has Power – Glenbow Museum 2021
project prōjekt Your Art Has Power – Glenbow Museum 2021 project prōjekt was conceived to enlist Calgary artists and designers to create uplifting, galvanizing symbols to spark discussion and inspire a sense of community. Art is powerful – let’s harness it for hope, renewal and inspiration to help us envision and create the future we want everyone to enjoy. The project prōjekt artworks will be projected on the exterior of Glenbow Museum on Stephen Avenue, between 6-10pm during the Chinook Blast Festival over three weekends: February 11-14, 19-21 and 26-28. This accessible, outdoor exhibition can be enjoyed at a safe social distance. Website: glenbow.org While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Virtual Cooking Classes with ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen
Virtual Cooking Classes with ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen With our culinary classes, you can expand your recipe collection and learn new techniques from our chef instructors. Explore cultures through their dishes or delve more deeply into different types of meals. When you register for a class you will receive a shopping list, or for those in Calgary you can purchase an ingredient kit from ATCO which can be picked up at ATCO Park the day before the class. Take a look at the variety of classes we have! From classes just for kids to adult classes that explore different cuisines from around the world, you’re bound to find something that’ll peak your interest. Next Class: February 11, 2021 KIDS PD DAY CLASS: MUFFINS VS. CUPCAKES Dates for classes vary throughout January and February 2021. Prices vary based on class you chose. Website: atcoblueflamekitchen.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, and times in case thee are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Block Heater – Calgary Folk Music Festival 2021
Block Heater – Calgary Folk Music Festival 2021 FEATURES: 2 digtal stages 5 days of content 23 artist from around the world Interactive watching experience Watch from the comfort of home Tickets: Tickets are pay-what-you-can and are non-tax-receipt-able donations. Any amount paid that is over the fair market value may be entitled to a charitable tax receipt. You will be contacted if this is relevant to your transaction. If you have questions, please contact us. Webiste: calgaryfolkfest.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 and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
CIFF: Global Perspective Series 2021
CIFF: Global Perspective Series 2021 CIFF’s Global Perspectives Series is a monthly global cinema series running January – June 2021 online and in cinema. ASIA screens online February 18-21 Tickets for the in-cinema screening will go on sale 2 weeks prior to the event, pending local health regulations. Asia’s (Alena Yiv) motherhood has always been an ongoing struggle rather than an obvious instinct. Becoming a mother at a very early age has shaped Asia’s relationship with her teenage daughter Vika (Shira Haas, UNORTHODOX). Despite living together, Asia and Vika barely interact with one another. Asia concentrates on her job as a nurse while Vika hangs out at the skatepark with her friends. Their routine is shaken when Vika’s health deteriorates rapidly. Asia must step in and become the mother Vika so desperately needs. Vika’s illness turns out to be an opportunity to reveal the great love within this small family unit. ASIA is Isreal’s submission to the 2021 Academy Awards. Rated 14A ____ Virtual Ticket: $13.50, includes tax, plus fees Advanced tickets for streaming are on sale now. Website: ciffcalgary.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 and times in […]
LMM virtual winter market 2021
LMM virtual winter market 2021 Go on-line to little modern market between February 18 – 21, 2021 and locate vendors you want to buy from. Click on that vendor’s website to complete your purchase. At checkout use promo code LMMWINTER to receive a special discount offer. Your purchase is supporting Calgary local businesses. Website: littlemodernmarket.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 and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Winter Focused at the Calgary Zoo 2021
Winter Focused at the Calgary Zoo 2021 Catch the morning light and the animals at their finest. Shutterbugs (ages 16+) will have EXCLUSIVE ACCESS to EURASIA from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. to capture stunning photography of iconic Eurasian species – without any crowds! Photographers of all skill levels are welcome! Capture amazing photographs of the animals and the zoo grounds – without all the crowds! Full day admission is included with your ticket, so be sure to stick around after the experience ends to explore the rest of the zoo. Tickets are limited to ensure safe physical distancing throughout your experience so don’t delay – get your tickets today! WHEN: Sunday, February 21st (open to ages 16+) WHERE: Eurasia, Calgary Zoo TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. WHAT: The Calgary Zoo’s FOCUSED photography events offer a unique opportunity for amateur & professional shutterbugs to take photos of the zoo’s incredible wildlife. This exclusive experience affords you exclusive morning access to an area in the zoo so you get the best light without all the crowds. The Calgary Zoo’s Animal Care team is excited to share their passion for the animals they love and care for with our FOCUSED ticket holders. They will be creating some special enrichment and feeding opportunities just for you so be […]
Glenbow Museum Porchraits: Calgary Families in Isolation During Covid-19
Glenbow Museum Porchraits: Calgary Families in Isolation During Covid-19 Glenbow Museum is temporarily closed to the public until at least January 10, 2021 to support bending the COVID-19 curve in Alberta. This exhibition of 55 photographs, taken by local photographer Neil Zeller during the pandemic lockdown, is a selection from the more than 650 families he photographed. The images reflect the diversity of lived experience in Calgary during this time, showing our resilience and the importance of family and friendship to get us through turbulent times. Co-curated by: Neil Zeller and Glenbow Times: Weekends only from 12 pm – 5 pm Tickets: $12.60 – $19.95, children ages 6 & under FREE Website: glenbow.org 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 or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Skating at Bowness Park
Skating at Bowness Park Have fun outdoors at Bowness Park. You can walk, ice skate or try ice biking on a 1.6 kilometer skating trail. Ice bikes are available for rent from the Bowness Park Skate Shop in both adult and children size bikes for $12 per half hour or $20 per hour. Note helmets are mandatory for those under the age of 18. At night the trail will be lit with LED lights. Full details on the U of Calgary website. Park Hours: 5 am – 11 pm daily Rental Shop Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 11:30 am – 6:30 pm Website: outdoor-centre.ucalgary.ca and calgary.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s websites to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Winsport Tube Park
Winsport Tube Park Now Open! The perfect activity to spend time outdoors with family. WinSport’s Tube Park is one of the fastest of its kind in Western Canada. Important: Tube Park spectators must buy their own tickets to access the park. Tube Park Features: Eight lanes of fun A magic carpet brings you and your tube to the top Washrooms available on site The WinSport Tube Park will be open weekends and holidays – weather permitting. Times: 10 am – 5:30 pm Tickets must be purchased online in advance starting at $20 per person and up. Website: winsport.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, and time in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Calgary Community Parks Fire Pits
Calgary Community Parks Fire Pits Smaller residential-style fire pits have been set up at select community parks across the city. These are free-to-use from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and weekends, but priority will be given to those who book the fire pits with a permit. Use of our fire pits is subject to any fire bans. Bring enough wood to burn for your booking Have a fire safety plan Pick one person to be in charge of the fire Have a way to quickly put out the fire if needed Bring a first aid kit just in case Bring water to put out the fire (there may not be enough snow on site) Permits: Getting a permit to book a fire pit is easy and FREE! Bookable times are 12 pm – 3 pm, 4 pm – 6 pm, and 7 pm – 9 pm. See website to obtain your permit. 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, locations, and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Skate The Boulevard at Deerfoot City
Skate The Boulevard at Deerfoot City Grab your skates and join us for free outdoor skating on The Boulevard at Deerfoot City starting Nov 28! Rink capacity is limited, reserve your skate time below. This synthetic skating rink surface is perfect for casual, family-friendly recreational skating and those who want to experience skating in a unique environment. Hours: Monday – Thursday: 11 am – 6 pm Friday & Saturday: 11 am – 7 pm Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm Admission: FREE Website: deerfootcity.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 and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Penguin Walk is Back for 2021!
Penguin Walk is Back for 2021! 2021 marks the 9th year of the Calgary Zoo Penguin Walk! The king penguin colony heads out on zoo grounds for a daily enrichment walk in the winter months to keep their brains and bodies healthy and visitors get to experience the fun! This incredible program allows visitors to get an up-close look at the group of king penguins as they explore, exercise, and waddle their way through the zoo. This is a free-choice activity for the penguins and is subject to weather conditions* and animal inclination. Due to COVID-19, we have made some modifications to this year’s walk in order to ensure the health and safety of our visitors, staff, volunteers and the animals in our care. Please be sure to read the “What’s New This Year?” section on the website before you purchase your daily admission timed ticket or make a membership timed reservation. Time: 10 am (first entry slot at 9:00 – 9:30 am, last entry slot 9:30 – 10 am) *Please note – if the temperature warms up to +5ºC, drops to below -25ºC, or the winds are too excessive, the Penguin Walk will be cancelled for the safety of the penguins. Decisions on cancellation will be […]
Heritage Park Winter 2021
Heritage Park Winter 2021 In the ongoing effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, we continue to comply with Provincial guidelines and do what we can to keep our visitors, employees and volunteers healthy. Gasoline Alley Museum will remain closed at this time. The Railway Cafe is open daily from 10am-4pm for take-out only. The Selkirk restaurant is open for curbside pickup only, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The Haskayne Mercantile Block shops and Harvey’s Confectionery remain open daily at 15% capacity. If you would like to support Heritage Park during this time, please consider making a donation or placing an order for curbside pickup. We all must work together to help flatten the curve and keep our community safe. We look forward to welcoming you back to Heritage Park soon! Website: heritagepark.ca
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