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The best places in Calgary for ice cream

Calgary's Best Ice Cream

We’ve been exploring all the best places in Calgary for ice cream this summer so we can give you guys a comprehensive list of what Calgary has to offer. Also, because ice cream is delicious. I’ve noted which places have special diet options so you don’t end up disappointed when you get there. We’ve managed…

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Calgary Water Fun 2015 – Spray Parks, Wading Pools and More

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Water play areas in Calgary are typically open in mid-June and close after labour day. This can vary depending on the weather and the specific location. The spray parks and wading pools are open from 9am-9pm and only close during lightning storms. It can be surprisingly fun to put on your rain gear and play…

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Calgary’s Indoor Play Places – Winter 2014

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Since I last wrote about this topic last Winter, two new indoor play places opened and I found another one that I had overlooked. There are also plans for 2015 for a new play place in Airdrie, another Joso’s location in the South end of Calgary and Edmonton’s Treehouse Indoor Playground intends to open a Calgary location as well.

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Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and Harvest Festival Fall Fun -2015

Looking for some Fall fun this year? Here’s 7 ideas to keep your family busy in and around Calgary this year. 1. Autumn Pumpkin Festival – Calgary Corn Maze http://www.calgarycornmaze.com/pumpkin-patch  Location: 284022 Township Road 224, Rockyview, AB (South East of Calgary)Cost: $13.75+gst per person (ages 3+). Ages 2 and under are free.  Dates: Weekends – Sept 26&27, Oct…

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Sandy Beach 2015

Sandy Beach – 2015

Sandy beach suffered flood damage in 2013 but it is back and just as fun as ever. I’ve taken new pictures of the water front but the pictures of the picnic areas are from my original 2012 post. Location    map Community: Altadore – 4500 14A St. S.W. Parking: free parking lots. Park Features: Picnic sites, firepits and BBQ stands,…

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Fiasco Gelato - In search of Calgary's best ice cream

Fiasco Gelato – In search of Calgary’s best ice cream

Address: 110 221 19th St SE   http://www.fiascogelatoshop.com/ Season: Open year round. Seating: indoor bar seating, a couple of tables and a couch. Special Diet Options: dairy free sorbetto Ice Cream: made on site gelato and sorbetto Other frozen treats: gelato sandwiches, take home pints and affogato (gelato and coffee) Other options: pastries, marshmallows, toast and italian coffee…

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Currie Barracks Airport Playground

Currie Barracks Airport Playground

Location    map Community: Curie Barracks – 2953 Battleford Ave SW Parking: free lot parking Gordie’s Review (6 years old): What was your favorite thing? “the big slide!” Nicky’s Review (3 years old): “the long slide” Robbie’s Review (7 months old): the swings Surrounding Park Area: large trees and some grass Age Range: 1-10 years. Ground Cover: Pour-in-pace…

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Looking for some Fall fun this year? Here’s 7 ideas to keep your family busy in and around Calgary this year. 1. Autumn Pumpkin Festival – Calgary Corn Maze http://www.calgarycornmaze.com/pumpkin-patch  Location: 284022 Township Road 224, Rockyview, AB (South East of Calgary)Cost: $13.75+gst per person (ages 3+). Ages 2 and under are free.  Dates: Weekends – Sept 26&27, Oct…

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