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September 2018

KidSIM Program, Alberta Children’s Hospital

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
KidSIM Program, Alberta Children’s Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW
Calgary, Alberta T3B6A8 Canada
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KidSIM is a world-class program known for delivering education to healthcare teams, family members and students in a simulation environment.  It is the largest pediatric simulation training centre in Canada. Doors Open YYC gives visitors a rare opportunity to get an exclusive look at the KidSIM Simulation Centre at the Alberta Children’s Hospital! Centre staff will be on hand offering behind-the-scenes tours and broadcasting simulations showcasing the use of high-fidelity mannequins and state-of-the-art technology. Visitors will also have the opportunity…

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Southern Alberta Pioneers Memorial Building

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Southern Alberta Pioneers Memorial Building, 3625-4th St. S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2S1Y3 Canada
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Our building is an authentic pioneer log building constructed at Pigeon Lake Alberta by Hobart Dowler, In the fall of 1954, it was moved onto the present site. The building sits in a park-like setting with a variety of native Alberta plants, there are interpretive signs in the garden of Lindsay's Folly (the name-sake of Lindsay Park), the Elbow River, and the old Calgary Trail. The Southern Alberta Pioneers Memorial Building is a tribute to those Pioneers of Alberta who were…

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Kamp Kiwanis

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kamp Kiwanis, 241001 Range Road 42
Calgary, Alberta T3Z2X5 Canada
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Kamp Kiwanis

Christopher Duke settled in the area which now houses Kamp Kiwanis in 1889 after coming from England to Alberta. Two years later he was joined by his wife, Blanche. A log house was constructed on the site of the present day Kiwano Ring campfire meeting place in 1889. This cabin stood for many years until the original ranch was sold to Frank Taylor in 1912. The sale involved 140 acres on the south border of the Elbow River. The Taylors…

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Haultain School

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Haultain School, 225-13 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R1N8 Canada
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Tucked away in Calgary's Beltline neighborhood is the historic Haultain School.  Built in 1894 by Child and Wilson when Alberta was not yet a province, it was home to Calgary's first sandstone two-room schoolhouse. Its first students included children of railway workers, new immigrants and some of Calgary's wealthier citizens. Learn about the unique architecture and history of this historic gem, Calgary's oldest surviving and very first sandstone school with running water. Hear about how the school changed over the years…

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Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids, 433 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 5J7 Canada
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What can you do to use your head, heart, and hands to make a difference? Brown Bagging for Calgary's Kids connects and inspires people to take meaningful action to feed and care for kids. BB4CK works in partnership with Calgary schools to make and deliver healthy lunches to students who would otherwise go without. Each school day, Brown Bagging for Calgary's Kids impacts 4,200 Calgary kids who would otherwise go without a lunch. BB4CK invites you to join us in…

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Choklat

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Choklat, 3601B 21 Street NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E6T5 Canada
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Choklat was the first craft chocolate maker in Western Canada, and in the past 10 years has grown to be known as one of the finest craft chocolate companies in the world. Just like Willy Wonka's factory, join us on a behind the scenes tour of a real chocolate factory, where you'll see equipment that actually makes chocolate, and you'll taste chocolate made from some of the rarest cocoa beans in the world. You'll never look at chocolate the same…

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Corus Radio – FULL

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Corus Radio, 3320 17 Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T3E 0B4 Canada
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Corus Radio

Offering a mix of the best rock, news-talk, adult contemporary and country, Corus Radio is home to 39 stations situated in eight of Canada’s top 10 markets, reaching more than seven million Canadians each week and streaming 6.2 million hours of content per month. Featuring some of Canada’s greatest talent and the industry’s best brands — Country 105, Q107 and Global News Radio 770 CHQR — Corus Radio is committed to engaging and connecting with our listeners and communities across…

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Avatamsaka Monastery

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Avatamsaka Monastery, 1009 4th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0K8 Canada
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Avatamsaka Monastery is one of 27 branch monasteries of the Dharma Realm Buddhist Association, established by Venerable Master Hsuan Hua. “Avatamsaka” is a Sanskrit word meaning ‘flower garland’ and monastery in Sanskrit is “Bodhimanda,” a place for awakening. Avatamsaka is also the name of one of the most significant Buddhist sutras. This is our sacred space and we hope that all who enter will find the sacred within them. We encourage people to open and expand their wisdom and compassion.…

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Cathedral Church of the Redeemer

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cathedral Church of the Redeemer, 604 1 St SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G5H8 Canada
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The parish replaced the frame church with a more elaborate structure in 1905, during Calgary's famous sandstone era. It is of local, rough cut Paskapoo sandstone, and has one of the oldest tin roofs in Calgary. It was designed by J.C.M. Keith of Victoria, BC. The Cathedral celebrated the 100th anniversary of the first service held in the building on July 30, 2005. It was designated a Registered Heritage Site in 1974.  In 1936, the Lady Chapel, the gift of Henry and…

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Mount Royal University Library, Riddell Library and Learning Centre

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mount Royal University Library, Riddell Library and Learning Centre, 74 Mt Royal Cir SW
Calgary, Alberta T3E 7N5 Canada
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Opened in 2017 in the Riddell Library and Learning Centre, the Mount Royal University Library boasts stunning LEED Gold certified architecture as well as innovative teaching, learning, and creative spaces. The doors will be open for you to visit the Maker Studio, explore VR/AR/MR in the Experience Lab, and get inspired in the Visualization spaces. Don't leave without taking a self-guided tour through the building, including current exhibits, displays, and a visit to Barrow—a student-owned and operated café on the first…

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church, 704 6th St NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 3Y7 Canada
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The cornerstone for the present location of the church was laid in September 1955, by Most Rev. Neil Savaryn OSBM, Bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton. By December of that year, Divine Liturgies were being held in the completed basement of the church which then doubled as a church sanctuary and hall until the main storey could be completed. From its origins at the start of the 20th century, the parish was under the patronage of St. Stephen…

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Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Calgary, Alberta T3E6K6 Canada
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Located on the campus of Mount Royal University, the versatile Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts is a world-class facility dedicated to meeting the needs of the community. From international icons to up-and-coming talent, the TCPA truly showcases the best the arts has to offer. Visit us to enjoy this acoustic, architectural, and sustainable masterpiece! The Bella Concert Hall is the heart of the facility, providing state-of-the-art acoustics in an architecturally stunning environment. And we are proud to be the…

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CJSW 90.9 FM

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
CJSW 90.9 FM, Room 312 MacEwan Hall, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 Canada
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CJSW 90.9FM is Calgary’s campus and community radio station, located at the University of Calgary. CJSW is a non-profit society maintained and operated by a group of seven staff members and over 300 volunteers drawn from both the University of Calgary student body and the wider city of Calgary population. CJSW broadcasts music, spoken word and multicultural programming on 90.9FM and streaming right here at cjsw.com! Come to visit us for a tour of the station, and spin some tracks…

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Grow Calgary

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Grow Calgary, 10319 West Valley Rd SW
Calgary, Alberta T3B 5T2 Canada
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On May 15, 2013, on an 11-acre parcel of land just west of Canada Olympic Park, a group of dedicated volunteers turned the soil, nurtured plants, harvested the first crop on Canada’s largest urban agricultural farm. Our goal is to grow fresh produce for Compassionate Food Access Agencies in Calgary, to ensure all Calgarians have access to healthy, local food. Thanks to the generous spirit of our community we’ve reached our first milestone, but there’s still more to grow. Grow…

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Aleppo Savon

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aleppo Savon, 1303 Hastings Crescent SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 4C8 Canada
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Fourth-generation Syrian refugees bring the centuries-old art of soap making to Calgary Abdulfatah Sabouni is a fourth generation soap maker. Making soap has been his family business for more than 125 years. Even his last name, Sabouni, means soap maker. In 2015, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s military issued warnings to the residents of Aleppo to vacate the city. Fearing for his family’s safety and weary of the sounds of bombs and gunfire, Sabouni and his loved ones left their home…

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Global Calgary – FULL

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Global Calgary, 222 23 St NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 7N2 Canada
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Global Calgary (also known as CICT) signed on October 8th, 1954 as CHCT, the first television station in Alberta. The studios, offices, and antenna were located seven miles west of the city of Calgary. Almost twenty years later, CHCT was purchased by Selkirk Broadcasting, and the station’s call sign was changed to CFAC-TV. In 1979, the station branded itself as Channel 2&7, referring to its cable location. In 1989, CFAC-TV was once again sold, this time to Western International Communications…

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F&D Scene Changes – Tours are FULL

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
F&D Scene Changes, 2B, 803 - 24 Ave SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 1P5 Canada
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For over 35 years F&D Scene Changes Ltd. has been internationally celebrated for our talent in transforming our clients’ ideas into reality. Our projects range from fabricating scenery for theatre, television, and film to museum exhibits, commercial and retail, theme park elements, trade show and retail displays. We have fabricated and installed our products throughout North America and internationally for various clients such as Universal Studios California, Disney (Orlando, California, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai), The Centre Theatre Group in…

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Baitunnur Mosque of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Baitunnur Mosque of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, 4353 54 AVE NE
Calgary, Alberta T3J 4L3 Canada
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Beautiful Islamic Architecture of Baitunnur Mosque, One of the largest Mosques in North America. Inaugurated by Worldwide Supreme Head of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at and joined by Prime Minister of Canada. Guided Mosque Tours, Free refreshments, Q & A opportunities for the visitors etc.

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Calgary Protospace

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Calgary Protospace, 1530 27 Ave NE, Bay #110
Calgary, Alberta T2E 7S6 Canada
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Protospace exists to incubate projects and initiatives by providing a physical space and tools, as well as an online community for idea generation & project planning. We make space for you to make things. We also have a holodeck! - Laser Cutting demonstrations - Community Run Makerspace - 3D Printing presentation We offer guided tours of 10 people per tour, tours run every half hour (:00 and: 30)

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St. Mary’s University

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
St. Mary’s University, 14500 Bannister Rd SE
Calgary, Alberta T2X 1Z4 Canada
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The water tower built in 1920 is believed to be the only structure of its kind in Canada. St. Mary's Historic Walking Tour will allow guests to follow the enticing stories behind the land that St. Mary's now sits on, including the story of the Lacombe Home which burnt down in 1999. Join our tour guides as we explore St. Mary’s University’s past, present, and future. Each tour will take approximately 2 hours. The walking tour will delve into the…

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Fiasco Gelato

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fiasco Gelato, 110 - 221 19 St SE
Calgary, Alberta T2E7M2 Canada
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We're not a Gelato company. We're far more than that. We started by making delicious, tiny spoonfuls of heaven - and we still do. But our mission and vision is to have a measurable impact on how the world looks at employment, business, and what we deserve as consumers. Tours and tastings! You will get a glimpse of the Fiasco culture, a look at our everyday work life, knowledge of Fiasco history, and a chance to meet some of the…

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Ski Jumps at Canada Olympic Park

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ski Jumps at Canada Olympic Park, Canada Olympic View SW
Calgary, Alberta T3B 5R5 Canada
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The only functional year-round ski jumping facility in Canada that includes jumps from 10 meter to 90 meter. Annual users this year on our newly built smallest 3 m mobile jump exceeded 5000 children. Some of them join our year-round multi-sport program, with a dream to go to the Olympics in 2 ski disciplines - Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined skiing. Tour of the ski jumps and introduction to ski jumping on mini 3 m jump. Hats signed by Eddie…

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Silversprings Fire Station #21

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Silversprings Fire Station #21, 209 Silvergrove Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T3B 5A4 Canada
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The Calgary Fire Department was first formed in 1885 and is celebrating its 133 anniversary on August 25. The fire bylaw was the impetus for Calgary’s sandstone renaissance in the late 19th century. After the Calgary Fire of 1886, the bylaw demanded all new buildings be fire resistant, hence buildings of brick and sandstone from the era of 1886 to 1915. The Department responds to over 60,000 calls annually and is the third largest in Canada. Chief Cappy Smart was…

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Cedarbrae Fire Station #24

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cedarbrae Fire Station #24, 2607 106 Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2W 4H7 Canada
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The Calgary Fire Department was first formed in 1885 and is celebrating its 133 anniversary on August 25. The fire bylaw was the impetus for Calgary’s sandstone renaissance in the late 19th century. After the Calgary Fire of 1886, the bylaw demanded all new buildings be fire resistant, hence buildings of brick and sandstone from the era of 1886 to 1915. The Department responds to over 60,000 calls annually and is the third largest in Canada. Chief Cappy Smart was…

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Inglewood Bird Sanctuary/Colonel Walker House

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Inglewood Bird Sanctuary/Colonel Walker House, 2425 9th Ave. SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 4T4 Canada
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Inglewood Bird Sanctuary The Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and Nature Centre have been providing migratory birds with a place to rest their wings since 1929 Colonel Walker's son, Selby, applied to the Federal government in 1929 to have 59 acres on the west side of the Bow River be designated as a Federal Migratory Bird Sanctuary. When Selby died in 1953, Ed Jefferies acquired the property and leased it to the Alberta Fish & Game Association. In 1970, The City of…

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McKenzie Fire Station #30

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
McKenzie Fire Station #30, 6 McKenzie Towne Gate SE
Calgary, Alberta T2Z ON2 Canada
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The Calgary Fire Department was first formed in 1885 and is celebrating its 133 anniversary on August 25. The fire bylaw was the impetus for Calgary’s sandstone renaissance in the late 19th century. After the Calgary Fire of 1886, the bylaw demanded all new buildings be fire resistant, hence buildings of brick and sandstone from the era of 1886 to 1915. The Department responds to over 60,000 calls annually and is the third largest in Canada. Chief Cappy Smart was…

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Pine Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pine Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, 3131 – 210 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T0L 0X0 Canada
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Pine Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Commissioned in September of 2008 through Graham Edmonds Cartier Architecture and consulting engineers CH2MHILL, Stantec, and Earth Tech The design of the Pine Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant aims to integrate the buildings and structures into the natural and constructed landscape of the site through the use of natural materials, such as zinc cladding and river stone gabions. Careful placement of earth berms and green roofs provide naturalized visual screening to reduce the apparent size of…

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Temple Fire Station #22

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Temple Fire Station #22, 7199 Temple Drive NE
Calgary, Alberta T1Y 4Z4 Canada
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The Calgary Fire Department was first formed in 1885 and is celebrating its 133 anniversary on August 25. The fire bylaw was the impetus for Calgary’s sandstone renaissance in the late 19th century. After the Calgary Fire of 1886, the bylaw demanded all new buildings be fire resistant, hence buildings of brick and sandstone from the era of 1886 to 1915. The Department responds to over 60,000 calls annually and is the third largest in Canada. Chief Cappy Smart was…

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Composting Facility at Shepard Waste Management Facility

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Composting Facility at Shepard Waste Management Facility, 11920 - 68th Street S.E.
Calgary, Alberta T2Z 5E7 Canada
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Chinook Resource Management Group is responsible for the design, build and operation of the facility. It is a partnership between Maple Reinders, Bird construction and AIM environmental. The facility was built in 2017 on the former site of Race City Speedway. LEED gold certification pending.  Energy-saving measures include solar array and rainwater collection. It is the largest facility of its kind in Canada. The facility was purpose-built for Calgary’s green cart program that was introduced in 2017. It diverts approximately 85 million kilograms…

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The City of Calgary Archives

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The City of Calgary Archives, 2340 – 22nd Street NE
Calgary, Alberta T2B 8E7 Canada
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The City of Calgary Archives has an offsite storage facility in the Corporate Warehouse. It is a separate large room built within the warehouse in order to provide an environmentally-controlled storage area for the Archives’ holdings. The City of Calgary Archives maintains the corporate memory of The City of Calgary. The records are part of the archival holdings and have been created to document the structure, functions, activities, and history of The City of Calgary and its predecessors. Deemed to…

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Olympic Oval at the University of Calgary

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Olympic Oval at the University of Calgary, 288 Collegiate Boulevard NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 Canada
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Built in 1987 by Graham McCourt Architects, the Olympic Oval Long Track Skating facility was constructed for the 1988 Calgary Olympic Winter Games.  It is one of the legacy facilities from the 1988 Olympic Winter Games and a possible location for the 2026 Calgary Olympic Winer Games. The Olympic Oval is able to provide a self-guided tour of the building. The 3rd Floor Observation deck provides a stunning 180-degree view of all 150,000 square feet. It's a spectacular view.

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Tool Shed Brewing Company *12 pm start

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tool Shed Brewing Company, #10 801 30th St. NE
Calgary, Alberta T2A 5L7 Canada
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Most of the taproom was made from up-cycled pallets and other wood products. It's more the experience of the tour and the tasting of our beers that make Tool Shed Unique. Tool Shed Brewing Company co-founders Jeff and Graham started the Calgary brewery in Graham's backyard tool shed. When they started in 2012, minimum brewing capacity in Alberta was 500,000 litres and there were only two Calgary breweries. Tool Shed Brewing was initially forced to brew beer out of province…

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Cococo Chocolatiers – Factory Location – TOURS FULL

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cococo Chocolatiers – Factory Location, 2320 2 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 6J9 Canada
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Cococo Chocolatiers, owners of Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut manufacture delicious, best quality couverture, sustainable chocolate treats for their 11 Calgary stores (27 shops across North America). In 2013, the original factory location at 1st street was destroyed in the devastating Calgary floods. It took several years to re-build the Cococo chocolate confections factory which opened in 2015. From this factory, traditional Belgium chocolate favourites and Cococo’s food-forward approach to new chocolate products meet. Learn more about Calgary’s Cococo Chocolatiers and their commitment…

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ENMAX District Energy Centre *tours run until 3 pm

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
ENMAX District Energy Centre, 407 9 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 0R6 Canada
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Situated on the corner of 9th Ave and 4th St SE in the East Village, the sleek ENMAX District Energy Centre is a facility you’ve likely walked, cycled, or driven by many times and may have mistaken as an office building. Take a closer look through its street-level windows, and instead of desks and cubicles, you’ll see a network of pipes. This infrastructure is the heart of a thermal network that consists of over 5,500 metres of underground insulated pipes…

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Calgary Horticultural Society

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Calgary Horticultural Society, 208 50 Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2S 2S1 Canada
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The Calgary Horticultural Society is a registered charity dedicated to cultivating Calgary’s gardening community. With 4,000 plus members, we are one of the largest and most active gardening organizations. In 2018, the Society celebrates its 110th anniversary. The Society’s mandate has a strong focus on gardening education and offers the knowledge and skills to do it well. The Society is driven by the belief that as the gardening community grows, the city’s quality of life is enhanced, and so is the environment. From…

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Kamp Kiwanis

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kamp Kiwanis, 241001 Range Road 42
Calgary, Alberta T3Z2X5 Canada
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Kamp Kiwanis

Christopher Duke settled in the area which now houses Kamp Kiwanis in 1889 after coming from England to Alberta. Two years later he was joined by his wife, Blanche. A log house was constructed on the site of the present day Kiwano Ring campfire meeting place in 1889. This cabin stood for many years until the original ranch was sold to Frank Taylor in 1912. The sale involved 140 acres on the south border of the Elbow River. The Taylors…

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Choklat – TOURS ARE FULL FOR SUNDAY

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Choklat, 3601B 21 Street NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E6T5 Canada
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Choklat was the first craft chocolate maker in Western Canada, and in the past 10 years has grown to be known as one of the finest craft chocolate companies in the world. Just like Willy Wonka's factory, join us on a behind the scenes tour of a real chocolate factory, where you'll see equipment that actually makes chocolate, and you'll taste chocolate made from some of the rarest cocoa beans in the world. You'll never look at chocolate the same…

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STEM Learning Lab

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
STEM Learning Lab, 200, 7101 5 St SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G2H2 Canada
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Explore your inner-geek and play with the latest in robotics, coding, maker activities, tinker time, and new technologies like 3D printing and wearable tech. One guided tour per hour to tinker, code and have fun with tech! Code your own Minecraft character; Build your own animal with Lego robotics; Make your clothes sparkle with wearable tech

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Calgary Buddhist Temple

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Calgary Buddhist Temple, 658-1st Ave N.E.
Calgary, Alberta T2E 3Y1 Canada
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Wonder what a Buddhist temple would be like? We have all types of people. The tradition is Japanese, Jodo Shinshu. We have dharma school for the kids, meditation services, and Sunday services we sit in chairs and listen to a dharma talk. Come for service at 10 am or drop in between 11:30 and 4 pm on Sunday we will do a little mini instruction tour in groups as people arrive including the history of the building and what services…

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Grow Calgary

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Grow Calgary, 10319 West Valley Rd SW
Calgary, Alberta T3B 5T2 Canada
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On May 15, 2013, on an 11-acre parcel of land just west of Canada Olympic Park, a group of dedicated volunteers turned the soil, nurtured plants, harvested the first crop on Canada’s largest urban agricultural farm. Our goal is to grow fresh produce for Compassionate Food Access Agencies in Calgary, to ensure all Calgarians have access to healthy, local food. Thanks to the generous spirit of our community we’ve reached our first milestone, but there’s still more to grow. Grow…

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Aleppo Savon

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aleppo Savon, 1303 Hastings Crescent SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 4C8 Canada
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Fourth-generation Syrian refugees bring the centuries-old art of soap making to Calgary Abdulfatah Sabouni is a fourth generation soap maker. Making soap has been his family business for more than 125 years. Even his last name, Sabouni, means soap maker. In 2015, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s military issued warnings to the residents of Aleppo to vacate the city. Fearing for his family’s safety and weary of the sounds of bombs and gunfire, Sabouni and his loved ones left their home…

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Lougheed House

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lougheed House, 707 - 13 ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 0K8 Canada
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Built in 1891 by Architect R.H. Bowes of Ottawa, Ontario The Lougheed House is Calgary's only remaining sandstone mansion, built for James and Isabella Lougheed. Built in the Victorian Eclectic style, this 14,000 square foot house is now a Historic House Museum and arts and cultural space. Behind the scenes tour into our collections and archives, as well as access to the top floor of the house. 1 tour per hour, starting at 11:00 am with the last tour at 3:00 pm. 15…

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Calgary Meals on Wheels

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Calgary Meals on Wheels, 5759 - 80 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2C 4S6 Canada
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Calgary Meals on Wheels has been a part of the fabric of the community since 1965. In that time we have served more than 8 million meals to individuals, school children, and community groups throughout the city! Did You Know? • Calgary Meals on Wheels is available to anyone in our community, regardless of age or income. When you have too much on your plate – let us do the cooking! • We serve school children! At Calgary Meals on…

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Protospace Calgary

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Calgary Protospace, 1530 27 Ave NE, Bay #110
Calgary, Alberta T2E 7S6 Canada
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Protospace exists to incubate projects and initiatives by providing a physical space and tools, as well as an online community for idea generation & project planning. We make space for you to make things. We also have a holodeck! - Laser Cutting demonstrations - Community Run Makerspace - 3D Printing presentation We offer guided tours of 10 people per tour, tours run every half hour (:00 and: 30)

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Fiasco Gelato

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fiasco Gelato, 110 - 221 19 St SE
Calgary, Alberta T2E7M2 Canada
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We're not a Gelato company. We're far more than that. We started by making delicious, tiny spoonfuls of heaven - and we still do. But our mission and vision is to have a measurable impact on how the world looks at employment, business, and what we deserve as consumers. Tours and tastings! You will get a glimpse of the Fiasco culture, a look at our everyday work life, knowledge of Fiasco history, and a chance to meet some of the…

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Community Standards booth at City Hall

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Community Standards booth at City Hall, 800 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M5 Canada
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We have lots happening at our booth so you can see what goes on behind the scenes at The City of Calgary. 911 services will demonstrate what happens when we receive an emergency call, a certified professional dog trainer will give tips and tricks to pet owners, a livery officer will share information about how to stay safe when using taxis and ride-sharing vehicles and a bylaw officer will bring a vehicle and educate participants on the various bylaws in Calgary,…

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Composting Facility at Shepard Waste Management Facility

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Composting Facility at Shepard Waste Management Facility, 11920 - 68th Street S.E.
Calgary, Alberta T2Z 5E7 Canada
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Chinook Resource Management Group is responsible for the design, build and operation of the facility. It is a partnership between Maple Reinders, Bird construction and AIM environmental. The facility was built in 2017 on the former site of Race City Speedway. LEED gold certification pending.  Energy-saving measures include solar array and rainwater collection. It is the largest facility of its kind in Canada. The facility was purpose-built for Calgary’s green cart program that was introduced in 2017. It diverts approximately 85 million kilograms…

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YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre, 5111 – 47 Street NE
Calgary, Alberta T3J3R2 Canada
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YouthLink is home to the Calgary Police Museum, a site filled with Calgary Police stories, exhibits, and artifacts dating back to the late 1880s. We believe that if youth are educated with the facts and armed with the relevant information, they have a better chance of making good decisions in the face of peer pressure and other factors. We also know that one bad decision can lead them down a path to either being a victim of crime or a…

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Olympic Oval at the University of Calgary

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Olympic Oval at the University of Calgary, 288 Collegiate Boulevard NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 Canada
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Built in 1987 by Graham McCourt Architects, the Olympic Oval Long Track Skating facility was constructed for the 1988 Calgary Olympic Winter Games.  It is one of the legacy facilities from the 1988 Olympic Winter Games and a possible location for the 2026 Calgary Olympic Winer Games. The Olympic Oval is able to provide a self-guided tour of the building. The 3rd Floor Observation deck provides a stunning 180-degree view of all 150,000 square feet. It's a spectacular view.

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Cococo Chocolatiers – Factory location – TOURS FULL

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cococo Chocolatiers – Factory Location, 2320 2 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 6J9 Canada
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Cococo Chocolatiers, owners of Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut manufacture delicious, best quality couverture, sustainable chocolate treats for their 11 Calgary stores (27 shops across North America). In 2013, the original factory location at 1st street was destroyed in the devastating Calgary floods. It took several years to re-build the Cococo chocolate confections factory which opened in 2015. From this factory, traditional Belgium chocolate favourites and Cococo’s food-forward approach to new chocolate products meet. Learn more about Calgary’s Cococo Chocolatiers and their commitment…

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Tool Shed Brewing Company *12 pm start – TOURS ARE FULL

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tool Shed Brewing Company, #10 801 30th St. NE
Calgary, Alberta T2A 5L7 Canada
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Most of the taproom was made from up-cycled pallets and other wood products. It's more the experience of the tour and the tasting of our beers that make Tool Shed Unique. Tool Shed Brewing Company co-founders Jeff and Graham started the Calgary brewery in Graham's backyard tool shed. When they started in 2012, minimum brewing capacity in Alberta was 500,000 litres and there were only two Calgary breweries. Tool Shed Brewing was initially forced to brew beer out of province…

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Cathedral Church of the Redeemer *12 pm start

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cathedral Church of the Redeemer, 604 1 St SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G5H8 Canada
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The parish replaced the frame church with a more elaborate structure in 1905, during Calgary's famous sandstone era. It is of local, rough cut Paskapoo sandstone, and has one of the oldest tin roofs in Calgary. It was designed by J.C.M. Keith of Victoria, BC. The Cathedral celebrated the 100th anniversary of the first service held in the building on July 30, 2005. It was designated a Registered Heritage Site in 1974.  In 1936, the Lady Chapel, the gift of Henry and…

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The Knox United Church *12 pm start

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Knox United Church, 506 4 St SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 1S7 Canada
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The Presbyterian congregation that gave birth to the present-day Knox United Church originally met at the I.G. Baker store in Inglewood, where Rev. Angus Robertson preached to a small crowd of 30 or so parishioners. The current neo-Gothic Paskapoo sandstone church building was completed in 1913 and its impressive arches and exterior buttresses continue to make Knox an inspiring architectural jewel in downtown Calgary. In 1925, the Knox congregation, along with Presbyterian, Methodist, and Congregationalist churches across Canada, voted to…

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