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Monday, September 4
Guest: Ellen Percival, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: Fall into Fun! Ellen will provide her top picks of affordable, awesome autumn activities for your family.

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Topic: Georgina will provide professional expert advice on how you and your kids can beat the back-to-school clutter!

Monday, September 18
Guest: Sarah Remmer, RD, Child and Family Nutrition Expert
Topic: School lunch packing can be a daunting task for many (even Sarah - a paediatric dietitian!), but it doesn’t have to be. The key is to keep it simple (no overcomplicated Pinterest-like lunches here!), and have a solid lunch-packing strategy with a list of go-to options to choose from. Tune in for Sarah's top 3 favorite types of school lunches to pack (and why)! 

Monday, September 25
Guest: Melani Carefoot, RSW, Positive Choices Counselling & Consulting
Topic: The greatest gift that you can give your child(ren) after divorce or separation is learning how to effectively co-parent. Tune in for Melani's expert advice on the dos and don'ts. 

 

 

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Music, Theatre & Performances

Sept. 20 to Oct. 14 - StoryBook Theatre Presents, PINKALICIOUS, the musical.
Everyday from Sep 20, 2017 - Oct 14, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
September 20 to October 14. StoryBook Theatre Presents, PINKALICIOUS, the musical. Pinkalicious can’t stop eating pink cupcakes. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this pink predicament. Recommended for ages 3+. To view the performance schedule, visit the website.
Location:Arts Commons - Engineered Art Theatre - 205, 8 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:storybooktheatre.org
Sept. 20 to Oct. 1 - 18th Annual Calgary International Film Festival.
Everyday from Sep 20, 2017 - Oct 1, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Mark your calendars for the 18th Annual Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF)! The Calgary International Film Festival is a 12-day showcase of up to 200 multi-genre feature and short films from Canada and over 40 other countries. The festival hosts gala events, screenings, special presentations, and a Behind the Screen series that emphasizes unique and exciting ways for filmmakers and fans to interact. The Calgary International Film Festival is now the largest film festival in Alberta, and is the sixth largest in Canada. For the full schedule and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Various Locations Across Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:calgaryfilm.com
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents, LA LA LAND.
> Thursday Sep 21, 2017 at 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Experience the whimsical, award-winning musical film on the big screen as the score is performed live. Set in modern day LA, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgaryphil.com/event/la-la-land/
StoryBook Theatre Presents, MADAGASCAR, a musical adventure.
Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Oct 20, 2017 - Nov 11, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
October 20 to November 11, check website for show times. StoryBook Theatre Presents, MADAGASCAR, a musical adventure. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar, a musical adventure follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. Recommended for ages 3+. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Bedding ton Theatre Arts Centre - 375 Bermuda Drive
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:storybooktheatre.org

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