Get Outside and Play Launch Event - Calgary

Sunday May 28, 2017

Pearce Estate Park 1440 17A St. S.E.

Bring a picnic lunch, and spend the afternoon in the park - we'll have lots of activities focused on play and nature for all ages, and you can meet MLA and Finance Minsiter Joe Ceci, Alderman Gian-Carlo Carra. Questions? Contact Christina Pickles or 403-998-4782.


Schedule for the Day

11:30Bring your picnic lunch
12:00Mountain WIT theatre troupe performance. Learn about the natural world through this engaging and fun performance. You will leave humming a few new tunes!
12:40Welcome from invited guests - Minister and local MLA Joe Ceci, Councillor Gian-Carlo Carra and Brian Pincott and Alberta Council for Environmental Education board Chair Brad Clute
1:00 - 3:00Explore all the activities in the park!
  • Ultimate obstacle course to challenge all ages
  • Pond dipping for aquatic insects
  • SOGO Adventure Running will have a family orienteering experience
  • Giant Jenga game
  • Longest hopscotch
  • Nature activities - create a nature badge, search for scents and textures and find spider webs.
  • Visit with Professor Ant who will be roaming the event!
3:00Wrap up and head home inspired to get outside and play!