Upcoming Events

Alberta Culture Days

September 27 – 29, 2019

Make some art

Join Lanre Ajayi to learn how to make a coffee coaster, tile decoration for the wall, or a mural design using everyday ceramic tiles, sharpies, and alcohol spray.

Forest Lawn Library, Friday, 10:00 – 11:00 am
Saddletowne Library, Friday, noon – 1:00 pm
Village Square Library, Friday, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Try your hand at drawing

Join Calgary-based artist Mandy Stobo for this hands-on workshop exploring collage and augmented reality.

Central Library, Saturday, 9:00 – 11:30 am and 1:00 – 3:30 pm

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Sing it out

Enjoy the heavenly tones of the Sonabelles, an all-female a cappella group as they share family-friendly pop hits, soul standards, jazz ballads, and just a touch of country. Supported by Mary Rozsa de Coquet.

Nose Hill Library, Saturday, 11:00 am – noon
Country Hills Library, Saturday, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Celebrate music, drumming, and dance

Join us for a celebration of music, dance, and drumming featuring emerging and established Indigenous artists. Light refreshments served.

Central Library, Saturday, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Watch a puppet show, make a puppet show

Enjoy a puppet show for all ages and then join us for a hands-on puppet making workshop. In partnership with W.P. Puppet Theatre.

Seton Library, Saturday, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Crowfoot Library, Sunday, 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Get in the groove

Clap your hands and tap your feet to the upbeat and eclectic sound of Long Time No Time, with their unique instrumentation of saxophone, trumpet, bass trombone, electric bass, and drums. Supported by Mary Rozsa de Coquet.

Fish Creek Library, Saturday, 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Learn about art around the world

Join us for this interactive art workshop as we learn about art work from around the world and create our very own prototype. In partnership with Prototype Museum.

Bowness Library, Saturday, 2:00 – 3:30 pm

Test different painting techniques

Led by artist Nada Khatib, learn various acrylic painting techniques such as painting with a sponge, palette knife, fingers, and more.

Judith Umbach Library, Saturday, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Learn about Brazilian culture

Experience the sights, sounds, and bold colours of Brazil during this interactive performance featuring drumming, dancing, and more. In partnership with Brazilian Heat.

Nose Hill Saturday, 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Pokaiks: The Children

Join us for a walk and afternoon of workshops and Indigenous performances in honour of the survivors of the residential school system and the Sixties Scoop. In partnership with Colouring It Forward Reconciliation Society.

Memorial Park Library, Sunday, noon – 5:00 pm

Learn about rhythm

Music Comes to Life is an interactive family concert experience featuring popular radio hits and original songs performed by Carolina Maria. Learn about rhythm, hear the story behind songs, and more.

Shawnessy Library, Sunday, 3:30 – 4:30 pm