Things to Do in Calgary

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The Best November Events in Calgary

It may not be Christmas yet, but with November here you can be sure that it's right around the corner! The fresh snow will be twinkling on the trees, boots will line the hallway, and the sound of children's laughter will float through the cool crisp air. It is these magical moments of November that get Calgarians excited for the cozy winter season!

For those proactive individuals, November is the best time to search the malls for the perfect gift, take the time to enjoy the less-busy weekend and evening events, and stroll through the upcoming Christmas markets! Grab a hot chocolate, your boots, and your mittens, because there is plenty to do in Calgary this November! Take a look at all of the upcoming events happening around the city this month that

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Where Can You Volunteer in Calgary?Volunteering doesn't have to be all about serving food at a soup kitchen. There are many great choices for volunteer activities in Calgary and many of the fit with specific passions. From art assistants to animal foster homes, there are plenty of great opportunities to volunteer throughout the city. Here are some of the best choices.

Dog Adoption Program at Animal Rescue Foundation of Alberta

You can volunteer to call applicants looking to adopt a dog through ARF and spend a half-hour providing a telephone interview. You will be part of the process of ensuring dogs end up in good homes. Find more information about this opportunity at arf.ab.ca.

Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council

If you're willing to help immigrants coming to

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The Best Shopping Malls in Calgary, ABCalgary offers many opportunities for shopping throughout the city. If you've just arrived in the city or you plan to relocate soon, finding the best districts for shopping, malls and stores is important. Here are some of the top places to find the best stores, restaurants and entertainment.

Stephen Avenue Mall

There's an energy to be found along Stephen Avenue Walk that's hard to find anywhere else in Calgary. The street starts at City Hall on the eastern side of the city and heads west from there. It's a place where you'll find entertainment, street vendors, outdoor patios and retail stores; but more than that here is where you'll find raw energy.

The Steven Avenue Mall is surrounded by a variety of places to eat and impressive clubs

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Why Calgary is a Great Place to LiveThe Calgary area of Alberta Canada is a great place to live and work. When it comes down to the things to do there, you'll have so many opportunities.

Calgary Is the Largest Town in Alberta

The town of Calgary is the largest in Alberta. It is surrounded by two rivers the Bow and the Elbow. Calgary is a great place for people who enjoy the outdoors because of the water and the mountains. There are no provincial sales tax and any tax rates are at a standard 10% of your income. You can ski in the winter and hike in the summer. There are an unlimited number of water sports you can enjoy in one of the two rivers including water skiing, water jet riding, and much more.

The city is divided into SE, SW, NE, and NW and is in a grid format. You can

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The Best April Events in Calgary

The snow is finally starting to melt, more people can be seen outdoors with their families, and the streets are busier later into the day. Get ready for a month overflowing with activity and delight! Spring has finally arrived in Calgary and all April long, Calgarians will be rejoicing in the warmer weather and with the many events popping up around the city. In addition to spring revivals, now is the time when outdoor events begin and Easter-themed occasions are in full swing.

Easter eggs, sunshine, chocolates, sunshine, flowers, sunshine, and the many signs of spring! Are you ready to plan out this beautiful season with the best that Calgary has to offer? Be sure to check out these upcoming events taking place in April!

Food & Drink Events in

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Calgary Shopping Options All Through the CityGet on a pair of comfortable walking shoes and grab your wallet, because it is time to hit the shops! The city of Calgary is filled with wonderful activities to do all year round, and being so close to the mountains, there is never a dull moment to be had. But for those looking to stay within the city limits and peruse the many offerings of malls, villages, and boutiques, there are hundreds of shops to satisfy the shopaholic in you.

Are you looking for the best Calgary shopping locations to fill your weekend? Do you need to venture forth and seek those unique items to complete your look? Whatever the occasion, there are numerous Calgary shopping choices ready for you to peruse, spree, and browse to your heart’s content. 

Calgary Shopping

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The Best Dog Parks in Each Quadrant in Calgary

Soon it will be time for sunshine, iced coffee, and dog walks! But until then it can be difficult to ensure your dog gets the exercise they need when temperatures are -20 and below. But with spring on the horizon, it is time to start getting ready for dog walks and play days, and Calgary dog parks are the place to start! The city is fortunate to have over 150 different dog-friendly parks where pups can frolic off-leash, chase balls, and play with others. Take a look at the many Calgary dog parks located in each neighbourhood and quadrant of the city and plan out some quality time with Fido!

Note: Before letting your dog run free off-leash, be sure to check the designated area for signs indicating that it is an off-leash area. Keep in mind that

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Where to Gamble in CalgaryCasinos are more than just a place to try your luck at the hottest games in town. They're a break from the standard dinner and a movie, a place to feel the excitement and exhileration of the unknown. And this is true whether people like to gamble or not. Calgary's casinos are filled with everything from special performances to bowling and mini-golf. Calgary has more than a few choices for those with a little extra cash burning a hole through their pocket, so see which spots make the top picks.

Grey Eagle

As one of the newest entertainment destinations in Calgary, Grey Eagle Resort and Casino provides plenty of fun. It's located on the Tsuu T'ina First Nation and offers guests plenty of entertainment in a very unique environment.

Grey Eagle

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The Best December Events in Calgary, AB

December has come to Calgary which means that the snowman-building, ice-skating, and holiday-shopping events are beginning! It is in this chilly month that the city of Calgary truly comes alive with its beautiful displays of Christmas lights, cozy fire-side events, and crafty workshops that allow you to create and imagine. Of course, just because Christmas is coming does not mean that all events are holiday-themed. There is plenty to do this winter including musical performances, fundraising galas, and other exciting happenings in every quadrant of the city!

Take in every part of YYC. Now is the time to start booking up your calendar before it gets too busy!

Kids & Family Events in Calgary

Winter Magic at Eau Claire Market – Dec 2nd

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Where to Grab a Sandwich in Calgary ABSandwiches are one of those meals that are just right for any situation. They are easy to pick up and enjoy on the go, especially during those busy days at work. They are light yet filling enough for a lingering lunch with friends. In Calgary, there's a variety of different sandwich shops that create specialty sandwiches every day.

These are the best sandwich shops in Calgary:

Lazy Loaf and Kettle

The Lazy Loaf and Kettle is a cozy cafe in Calgary where diners can enjoy delicious baked goods, brunch items and of course, sandwiches. The owners have operated this quaint location in the city for more than two decades, and the recipe for their famous nine-grain loaf of bread was perfected through the generations. Each sandwich is created fresh

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