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Check out the various family-friendly events! Try your hand at Japanese calligraphy, coding, catch CO2 with algae, tour campus exhibitions, explore TD Park and cheer on your Dinos football team at McMahon Stadium.

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Signature Event

Football: Dinos vs. Huskies

Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 | Tailgate Party: 2:30 – 4 p.m. | Game: 4 – 7 p.m. | McMahon Stadium | $10 for adults, $5 for youth, $25 for families of six.
Come cheer on your UCalgary Dinos as they take on the University of Saskatchewan Huskies at McMahon Stadium. This is a family-friendly event.
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Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017

The Greenest Green Energy

Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 | 10 – 11 a.m. | Free
Get your hands dirty and discover how algae is rising to the challenge to combat climate change. This is a family-friendly event.
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Play, Code, Science

Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 | 10 – 11 a.m. | Free
Play in our state-of-the-art immersive digital environments to experience just how fun and accessible science can be. This is a family-friendly event.
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UNDRCARD Boxing Class

Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 | 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | TD Park at Taylor Quad | Free
Join us for a group boxing class in TD Park at Taylor Quad hosted by UNDRCARD Boxing Studio. This class is suitable for all fitness and boxing levels.
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Think Ink! The Art of Japanese Calligraphy

Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. | Free
Come learn about and try your hand at Japanese calligraphy. This is a family-friendly event.
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Coins of Jesus: Money and Religion in the Ancient World

Saturday, Sept. 23 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. | Gallery Hall, Taylor Family Digital Library | Free
Sunday, Sept. 24 | 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. | Gallery Hall, Taylor Family Digital Library | Free
Explore the world of ancient coinage at this exhibition that features money dating back to Persian imperial coins and Phoenician shekels.
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The Writing on the Wall: Works of Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert – Exhibition Tour

Saturday, Sept. 23 – Sunday, Sept. 24 | 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. | Nickle Galleries, Taylor Family Digital Library | Free
Take a guided tour of The Writing on the Wall, an exhibition featuring more than 60 paintings, drawings, prints, ceramics and other works of art by the late alumna Joane Cardinal-Schubert, BFA’77.
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The Gift of Play

Saturday, Sept. 23 – Sunday, Sept. 24 | 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | TD Park at Taylor Quad | Free
Bring the whole family and take a step towards a fun, healthy and active lifestyle through classic schoolyard play.
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Guided Tour: One Button/Virtual Reality Studios and LabNEXT

Saturday, Sept. 23 – Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 | Various times | Third floor, Taylor Family Digital Library | Free
Bring the whole family and take a step towards a fun, healthy and active lifestyle through classic schoolyard play.
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Taylor Family Digital Library: Self-Guided Tour

Saturday, Sept. 23 – Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 | Various times | Taylor Family Digital Library | Free
Take a self-guided tour through one of the world’s most innovative libraries, the Taylor Family Digital Library, which houses state-of-the-art digital spaces, an art gallery, campus archives and more.
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Visualization Studio: Giant Walkthrough Body Guided Tour

Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 | Various times | Fourth floor, Taylor Family Digital Library | Free
Take a larger-than-life virtual tour of the human body with a guided tour of the Visualization Studio. This is a family-friendly event.
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Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017

I’ll be Back: Robots in Sci-Fi and the Modern World

Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 | 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. | Free
Join us as we compare and contrast the development of robots in sci-fi culture, like C-3PO, with modern-day versions — from drones to the Roomba vacuum cleaner. This is a family-friendly event.
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Studio Revolution Bootcamp

Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | TD Park at Taylor Quad | Free
Get your sweat on with a group fitness boot camp in TD Park at Taylor Quad hosted by Studio Revolution.
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