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Creekfest – July 20 2019

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Parks Day & Creekfest 2017

Creekfest! Your Local Parks Day Event!

YOUR LOCAL PARKS DAY EVENT

FREE FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!

 Saturday, July 20, 2019

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Bow Valley Ranch, Fish Creek Provincial Park

 

“It’s always great to experience the fun learning opportunities available for families attending this annual event! There’s a lot to choose from – whether it’s live performances, games, interactive displays, or guided nature walks. It’s an amazing event that gets people thinking about our natural environment while having a fun summer afternoon in the park!” – Jason Kang

Join us in Fish Creek Provincial Park for the 9th annual Parks Day & Creekfest on Saturday, July 20! This free family celebration of nature is a component of the Friends’ Watershed Awareness Campaign, designed to raise awareness in communities near the park about protecting our local waterways. Kids and families can have fun learning about environmental stewardship, conservation and biodiversity through educational games and activities!

Activities and Performers include 

  • Children’s area and inflatable slide 
  • Michelle and Peter – the Juggling Clowns
  • Rattle and Strum, awarding-winning and nationally recognized local family performers
  • Bud Edgar – Joker and Trick Roper
  • Sheila Edgar – Ventriloquist and Trick Roper
  • Michela Sheedy – Local Singer Songwriter

Participating groups: 

  • Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation
  • Alberta Native Plant Council
  • Alberta Parks
  • BungyPump Canada
  • Calgary Public Library
  • Calgary River Forum Society
  • Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society
  • CAWST
  • City of Calgary Water Resources
  • CPAWS SAB
  • Glenbow Ranch Park Foundation
  • Green Calgary
  • Juice Plus Canada
  • Miistakis Institute
  • Rocky Mountain Adaptive
  • Rocky Mountain Eagle Research Foundation
  • The Nature Conservancy of Canada
  • Trout Unlimited Canada
  • Wildlife Preservation Canada

Stay tuned for more information

Have you been to Creekfest? Like us at www.facebook.com/CREEKFESTinFishCreek

All of the activities throughout the event are free, however the Friends of Fish Creek sincerely appreciate donations towards the cost of the event.

Sponsorship opportunities available to support this truly unique event in Fish Creek! To support Creekfest, please contact Friends’ Executive Director, Nic Blanchet at 403-238-3841 or nic@friendsoffishcreek.org

We gratefully acknowledge the generous donation from The Calgary Foundation and the Pumphouse Theatre that has helped make the use of “The Calgary Foundation Centennial Stage” possible. The Creekfest stage will be powered by the Sun courtesy of SkyFire Energy’s solar trailer.

 

 

Servus Credit Union   City of Calgary     

MI DJ & Sound       BluPlanet       Cardel Homes

SkyFire      Alberta Eco Trust           Bullfrog Power      

 

        LSC                Bow River Basin Council

 

 

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Event Details

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: Free