Weekends from November 21 to December 20, 9:30 - 4pm. Take a step back into true holiday enchantment this Christmas in Calgary. Join us for a wagon ride, singing carols or visiting jolly old Saint Nick himself. Experience the magic of Christmas past as some of our historical family homes open their doors to share their Yuletide traditions.
Check the website for more details!
For parenting tips and updates from the experts, don't miss our Calgary's Child Magazine segment on the Global Morning News show on Mondays and Saturdays. Each segment has a different guest and topic, and air at approximately 8:20 on Mondays and 8:40 on Saturdays.
Monday, December 5
Monday, December 7
Guest: Tanya Koob, Writer/Blogger, Family Adventures in the Canadian Rockies
Topic: It’s January in Alberta: Time to get your family out of the house and enjoy the great outdoors! Tanya will give us the inside scoop on the best family-friendly winter hikes our beautiful Rocky Mountains have to offer.
Saturday, December 12
Guest: Diane Gibson, Registered Provisional Psychologist, Cobb & Associates
Topic: The holiday season for blended families can be joyous if difficult decisions are handled with kids in mind. Diane will give us expert advice on how to best approach the holidays with your ex and your new step-family.
Monday, December 14
Saturday, December 19
Guest: Dale Oviatt, Director of Communications, WinSport
Topic: WinSport is hosting Christmas at the Track in conjunction with the Viessmann Luge World Cup, which features some of the top luge athletes in the world! On December 19, your family can take photos with Santa, enjoy sleigh rides, a petting zoo, face painting, partake in cookie decorating, discover luge, enjoy family skating, jump on a spring-free trampoline and more! You can even catch a glimpse of exciting Luge World Cup action! Dale will fill us in on all of the exciting details.
Monday, December 21
Guest: Neurologist, Alberta Health Services - Healthy Parents, Healthy Children
Topic: How can parents keep their kids rested and maintain their regular sleep schedule during the most wonderful (and busiest) time of the year? How do you create a flexible but firm bedtime routine for your kids during the holidays? How can you get your kids to sleep after they’ve gorged on too many candy canes? Tune in for expert medical advice.
Sunday, December 27
Guest: Nanica Brown, Calgary’s Child Magazine
Topic: School’s Out - for Winter! Tune in for Nicki’s top suggestions to keep the kids entertained and busy during the school winter break.
Monday, December 28
Guest: Rep, The City of Calgary Recreation
Topic: Ring in 2016 with The City! The young and young at heart are invited to the New Year’s Eve Family Pool Party at Village Square Leisure Centre. The fun continues outdoors at the Municipal Building located downtown for a Family Dance Party where you can enjoy ice-skating, music and fun! Make sure to wear neon or anything that glows. And, of course, there will be fireworks at midnight! Tune in for all of the details.
|Location:||Banff National Park|
|Category:||Festivals & Fairs|
|Location:||Lougheed House: 707, 13 Avenue SW|
|Location:||Heritage Park Historical Village|
|Category:||Playtime & Story Time|
|Location:||Dec 2, 3 &4th runs at Cardel Theatre. 180 Quarry Park Blvd SE. We also run in two other locations. Check website for details|
|Location:||707, 13 Avenue SW|
|Location:||Southland Leisure Centre|
|Category:||Drop in & Ongoing Activities|
|Location:||1300 Zoo Road NE|
|Location:||Nose Creek Park in Airdrie, AB|
|Category:||Festivals & Fairs|
|Location:||Mountain View Bowling - 3919 Richmond Road SW|
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