Thursday, October 13, 2016

4 things you need to know this Halloween

The spookiest time of the year is coming up soon—Halloween! Calgary is coming alive with ghouls and goblins of all ages roaming around the city. Some will be in search of treats, others tricks, but everyone can find a fun way to celebrate the season!

Calgary has no shortage of parties, activities, and deals to explore. Here are four you don’t want to miss out on.

  • Halloween Swim Coupons

    Let’s face it: the kids are going to get a lot of candy. But you can give the kids a healthy alternative that will keep them – and their parents – happy. Instead of traditional sugar-filled Halloween sweets, treat your trick or treaters with a coupon for a free swim at a Calgary facility! With one coupon, preschoolers, children and youth ages 2-17 can enjoy a free swim. For just $5, you can buy a booklet of 10 coupons. Halloween swim coupons are available to purchase online, at Calgary aquatic & fitness centres, leisure centres and at the recreation Business Services centre. More information here.
  • Halloween Boo Bags at North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre, Oct 28

    Decorate a frightening loot bag with your kids this Halloween! We’ll supply a fabulous instructor and all art supplies you need. Bags are $10 each. Kids must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Space is limited. To register, call 403-221-3682. This activity takes place on Friday, October 28, 4:30-6:00pm.
  • Monster Mash Halloween Bash at Village Square, Oct 28

    Come dressed in your favourite costume and join us for free creepy crafts, ghostly games, and ghouly activities. We are proud to partner with Aspen Hand in Hand Parent Link Centre and Village Square Library to provide recreational child and family-friendly events. This is a free family friendly event that takes place from 4:30-6:30pm on Friday, October 28.
  • Cemetery Tour, Oct 29

    Spend an afternoon in the cemetery before Halloween! Join knowledgeable tour guides on a walk through time to learn about the people, personalities and events that shaped the vibrant city Calgary is today. This is a free tour that takes place on Saturday, October 29, at 2pm. Meet at the Galloway House, the building near the Union Cemetery main gate. Vehicle entrance is off Spiller Rd. opposite Cemetery Rd. S.E.
Enjoy your Halloween! Be sure to stay safe - here are some tips to make sure the holiday is a happy one for everyone in your family.

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