Participate in Wildfire Hazards Cleanup Weekend
Saturday and Sunday, May 28 – 29
Homeowners are encouraged to spend a few hours in their yards reducing the accumulation of deadfall and debris that can contribute to the spread of wildfire. There will be free yard waste disposal drop-off areas in Middle Springs and Beaver Street. Learn about weekend details and free FireSmart home assessments at banff.ca/FireSmart.
The Banff Farmers Market is back!
Wednesdays, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
The Banff Farmers Market started for the summer on Wednesday, May 25, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. New this year, it will be taking place in the east side of the Central Park parking lot. Learn more about the market at TheBanffFarmersMarket.com.
Learn to be Bear Aware
Join the Town of Banff and Parks Canada in an interactive Bear Aware session that
will have you learning how to be safe in bear country. The 60-minute in-person session will be led by two Parks Canada wildlife specialists and includes a presentation on how to identify different types of bears, common bear behaviours and tools and tips to prevent bear encounters. Learn more, and find all the details at banff.ca/Events.
Utility bills due May 31
Utility bills for the January 1 – March 31 billing period were mailed on April 29, and are due May 31. If you have not received your bill, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hike with MountainLIFE
Come on a guided day hike and join other locals for a fun and social day of hiking. Hikes include C-Level Cirque, Stanley Glacier, and more! MountainLIFE programs are for those aged 31+. For more information, visit banff.ca/MountainLIFE.
30 is the new 40
Banff has lowered the speed limit town-wide to 30 km/h, except where posted for slower speeds, such as the 200 block of Bear Street. The change makes it safer for everyone. Details: banff.ca/30kmh
Fun Zone open for summer
Come to the Family Fun Zone at The Fenlands and have fun with the whole family or your friends. Kids can play basketball, table tennis, badminton, giant lego or enjoy some arts and crafts, board games and much more. Adult supervision required. Free for Banff residents with a valid membership. To learn more, visit banff.ca/FamilyFunZone.