All tickets are available through Showpass.
Our Line Up:
Music with Mandy – Jazz For Kids
Friday, May 24 at 6:00 PM
Music with Mandy has been inspiring the next generation of jazz fans since it’s inception in August 2017. Mandy Morris uses her training as a jazz vocalist combined with her experience as a music and early childhood educator to entertain children and their families while simultaneously (and sneakily) educating them on jazz form, history, instrumentation and creation. In September 2018, Music with Mandy released their debut album “On the Sunny Side of the Street” featuring Matt Morris (keys), Kodi Hutchinson (bass) and Ian Yule (drums) as well as eleven young singers and twelve-year-old Quinn Brosseau on violin. Mandy has played for many packed houses in Alberta and Manitoba with her band at venues like The National Music Centre, Calgary Public Library for JazzYYC’s International Jazz Day and the Medicine Hat Public Library.
Family Yoga – Gabrielle Gaudon & Meaghan Mosher
Saturday, May 25 at 9:30 AM
Best suited for children aged 5 & up.
Come enjoy a yoga class designed for the whole family. This kid friendly yoga class will help children focus for the day of art ahead of them while stretching and strengthening their bodies!
It is highly encouraged you bring your own mat as Create will limited extra mats.
Music & Improv – The Kiddonauts & Rattle & Strum
Saturday, May 25 at 11 AM
What is Rattle & Strum’s recipe for fun? They take a scoop of toe-tapping tunes, add a dash of silliness, then rattle and strum until we’re ready to fall over. “Rattle and Strum” gets kids of all ages dancing, singing, and having fun. With Heather on guitar and Steve on drums, this highly interactive band from Calgary, Alberta, Canada leaves nobody out, and is known for original music that parents enjoy too.
Ready to have an adventure? Join the Kiddonauts (a division of Kinkonauts Improv Lab) as we make up amazing stories that have never been seen before, and will never be seen again! Our imagination rocket is powered by your kids’ brains.
The Kinkonauts Improv Lab are an award winning community of improvisers and comedians that have been making people laugh across the country for ten years.
Zoostreet – Occasional Notes
Saturday, May 25 at 1:30 PM
Best suited for children aged 6 months to 8 years old. “ZooStreet” is a new interactive family musical production. The monkeys mambo, the penguins polka and the tigers tango! The music of ZooStreet introduces children to the world of animals. Through the music and lyrics, the children discover facts about the animals: their characteristics and personalities, their habitats, as well as the importance of conservation and preservation. The animals also sing about the importance of movement, self-esteem, acceptance, and just having fun being a kid!
Family Dance – DJ Jamz – Big Kitty Crew / Direct Drive
Saturday, May 25 at 6:00 PM
In 2009 she placed 3rd out of 40 participants in her first ever DJ competition only 6 months into her DJ career then subsequently went onto becoming the top female DJ in Edmonton before making her way out east to Montreal. Having toured the country playing every major musical city in Canada, Jams is now stationed in Calgary where she runs the “Direct Drive Youth DJ Program” supporting the next generation of local Music Industry Artists alongside The Legacy Children’s Foundation.
Jamz will be fusing family friendly funky music w/ electronic and world beats; who’s ready for a dance party? Guaranteed to move the feet!
Music Kids – Chinook School of Music
Sunday, May 26 at 10:00 AM
Best suited for children under 4 years old.
Established in 2005, Music Kids is Chinook School of Music’s early childhood music program for ages six months to five years. Our modern approach to music education integrates scientific research supporting the positive role that music plays on brain development. Classes incorporate singing, movement and instrument play. Children experience a joyful and nurturing learning environment while developing fundamental music skills.
Magical Circus – Mr. Chris & James Jordan
Sunday, May 26 at 11:30
Best suited for children 6 & up.
The Smallest Little Big Top
The Smallest Little Big Top is a fast-paced show that combines superb physical comedy, juggling and a climb to the top of the Suitcase Tower of Doom!
A great clown holds a mirror up to their audience and shows them their follies. No script, no agenda just a shared moment in time. Clowns are truth seekers they have a responsibility to illustrate just how ridiculous humanity can be by poking fun at their own flaws.
Chris is the creative director of the Calgary Clown Festival, co-founder of The Calgary Clown Society and graduate of Red Deer College. He has spent the past decade performing and teaching across Canada.
Youth Showcase – Local Artists Under the Age of 16
Sunday, May 26 at 1:00 PM
Calgary is full of talented kids. This youth showcase will give those performers a chance to shine and inspire younger generations!
Sunday, May 26 at 2:30 PM
Best suited for ages 9 & up.
StoryMusic presents Grounder’s Grand Adventure, the story of a Richardson’s ground squirrel finding his way in the world, set to the Dohnanyi Serenade. Samantha Whelan Kotkas narrates, alongside violinist Elisa Milner, violist Liza Scriggins, and cellist Olena Kilchyk, with artwork by Oladesign. StoryMusic is the brainchild of Liza Scriggins, who grew up listening to Peter and the Wolf, Tubby the Tuba, and Disney’s Fantasia. Since its first performances in 2016, the group has been awarded grants from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, the National Arts Centre’s Music Alive Program, and the Music Performance Trust Fund to bring storytelling concerts to all ages. www.storymusic.ca