What: Drop down Sun Life Plaza in downtown Calgary dressed as your favourite superhero or just stand by and watch as your favourite superheros repel down the side of the building. They will be Raising money for Albertans with disabilities and special needs.
Where: Sun Life Tower 144 – 4 Ave SW, Calgary
When: Thursday, September 3 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: $1,500 to participate in the “drop down”; Free for spectators
What: Watch movies on the Rise in their 9-metre high natural amphitheatre. You are welcome to bring blankets but don’t bring chairs as it is on a slope. On September 3 the movie is Jaws and on September 10 it’s Jurassic World.
Where: St. Patrick’s Island
When: Thursday, September 3 and Thursday, September 10 from 9 to 10:45 p.m.
What: Some of the world’s top pipers, drummers, dancers and heavy event athletes compete and perform during the games. So, come and watch competitors from across the Western Canada and the USA. If you bring food item for the Calgary Food Bank you will receive early bird pricing at the gate.
Where: Springbank Park, Calgary
When: Saturday, September 5 at 9 a.m.
Cost: $20 for adult admission, $15 for youth and senior admission and Free for kids under 5; early bird pricing on site
What: Family-friendly performance work that addresses how we will adapt in the obstacle of climate change. kloetzel&co. and the School of Creative and Performing Arts at the University of Calgary will presenting the event.
Where: containR Art Park, Calgary
When: Saturday, September 5 at 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, September 6 at noon
What: Travel to the African savanna to marvel at the jumping gazelles, swooping birds, majestic lions and more in the Broadway musical. Listen to the unforgettable songs, like “The Circle of Life”, and the incredible vocalists and musicians producing them.
What: Observe Strathcona Mounted Troop as they bring history to life in their legendary musical ride. The Canadian Forces soldiers will be dressed in uniforms from the 1920’s. First 500 guests before 10:30 a.m. will receive a pancake breakfast. There will also be the Chinook Country line dancers, calligraphy, live theatre and more.
Where: Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Dr SW, Calgary
What: The Art of Leadership is coming to Calgary on September 11, where five internationally renowned authors and leaders will share their own unique experiences and achievements in the world of leadership.
Where: Telus Convention Centre – 120-9th Avenue South East, Calgary
When: Friday, September 11, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What: This is a run held to that raises money for the Neuro-critical Care Unit at the Alberta Children’s Hospital. Coordinated by a group of neuroscience students from the U of C the run will be 1 km for kids and 5 km for adults.
Where: Glennfield Area B, Fish Creek Provincial Park, Calgary
What: Beakerhead combines together art and engineering and brings talent from far and wide to compete, build and exhibit interactive works of art. Beakerhead advances the understating of science and engineering as part of everyday life. Come immerse yourself and learn something new at their spectacular events.
Where: Various locations
When: Wednesday, September 16 to Sunday, September 20
What: A host to 27 international balloons from Belgium, UK, USA and Canada. The balloons will compete by navigating from one place to the next. The event will also feature Night Glow where the balloons will be lit up for viewing.
Where: 1104 11 Ave SE, High River
When: Wednesday, September 23 to Sunday, September 27, 2015
What: Run in support of providing a grassroots program to raise funds and awareness for non-profit and other social organizations in Calgary. Complimentary refreshments and kids entertainment will be present.
Where: Eau Claire Market SW, Calgary
When: Saturday, September 26
Cost: $30 for adult 5 and 10 km run and $15 for children ages 5 to 15 and Seniors 5 and 10 km run
What: Celebrate fall and take part in some great attractions. There will be a variety of pumpkins available for purchase and photos. There will be games and crafts area along with the corn maze. Featured is the Pumpkin Destruction Zone where you can watch pumpkins being launched from and old fashion trebuchet.
What: Be in a team of six or as an individual, there will be vendors, a silent auction, a drum circle, and guest yoga teachers. This event supports the Calgary Food Bank and the Kennedy Advocacy Centre.
Where: Anahata Yoga Energy Studio – 7711 Macleod Trail S, Calgary