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Neighbour Day

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Big Birthday Bash on Neighbour Day

TELUS Spark is turning 50! It's time to celebrate.

Every year Neighbour Day falls on the third Saturday in June, which means this year Neighbour Day is June 17. What better way to celebrate our birthday than to celebrate with the entire neighbourhood?

The deal

On Saturday, June 17...

  • from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm receive admission for donation. Every dollar will go towards our Community Access Program presented by Crescent Point Energy.
  • FREE parking all day** provided by Kal Tire.
  • from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm we'll be celebrating with all sorts of birthday activities.
  • from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm join us for a FREE BBQ (while supplies last). Our very own Social Eatery by Roger Mooking team will be serving up a delicious spread. Sausages and buns donated by Spolumbos.
  • remarks from special guests at 11:15 a.m., including greetings from the Province made by the Honourable Shannon Phillips, Minister of Environment and Parks.

**Free parking in the TELUS Spark parking lot only. If our lot is full and you park in the Zoo parking lot payment will be required. We anticipate a busy day. Calgary Transit or carpooling is recommended.

Note: There will be a free shuttle running from the Zoo parking lot to TELUS Spark every 15 minutes from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Keep an eye out for this shuttle:

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The activities

Bouncy castles 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
That's right...not one, but TWO bouncy castles. Remember when you were a kid and the best way to throw a birthday party was to rent a bouncy castle? We remember too. One castle for little kids and one for older children.

Live music 10 - 11 a.m. and  12 - 1 p.m.
What's a party without a live band? Calgary's very own Groove Demons will be here with their dance-inducing tunes to keep you going all day long.

Face painting 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
It's summer, it's Neighbour Day and it's our birthday! Choose a face paint design and fully get into the party spirit.

First Nations Performance Group 11:15 - 11:35 a.m.
We're thrilled that Wandering Spirit Native Awareness Ltd. will be here to perform their interactive dance show. Their professionals are highly trained and extremely entertaining!

Maker activity 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
No event at TELUS Spark is complete without a maker activity. Check out the maker station to create your very own birthday bash souvenir.

Chef Roger Mooking on site 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
TELUS Spark's very own Culinary Director, Chef Roger Mooking will be onsite serving up some delicious BBQ items.

Harvey the Hound 12 - 1 p.m.
Come meet and greet Harvey the Hound as he interacts with guests. Don't forget to snap a selfie with him! 

HORIZON Dome show 11 a.m., 11:40 a.m., 12:20 p.m., 1 p.m., 1:40 p.m., 2:20 p.m., 3 p.m., 3:40 p.m.
All day on June 17 a dome show called HORIZON will be playing. It's described as a visual symphony of Canada and was created by SESQUI for Canada's 150th birthday. Admission to the dome show is free - simply head to the dome ticket desk to pick up your ticket.

Grand finale 1:30 p.m.
At the very end of the day we'll cap it all off with an explosive "Spark-ified" birthday grand finale!

See you there!

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