Win a City of Calgary Summer Youth Passport!
Enter to win a Recreation Summer Youth Passport valid for unlimited access at either of the City’s Leisure Centres, (Southland or Village Square), the City's 12 Aquatic & Fitness facilities and entry to Trico Centre (SE) and Genesis Centre (NE)! The passport is valid for unlimited swimming, skating and gym activities for July and August 2017 during drop-in public hours. The Youth Passport is a #GetMovingYYC initiative aimed at getting more Calgarians, more active, and creative more often! Visit Calgary.ca/youthpassport for more details.
The Youth Passport is available to all Calgarians from 7-17 and can be purchased for only $50 at any City of Calgary recreation facility!
For your chance to win a Youth Passport, enter here (contest code: Youth Passport). Contest closes July 7th, 2017.
Win the American Girl Parties Cookbook!
American Girl Parties: Delicious Recipes for Holidays & Fun Occasions: Featuring 40 recipes and 8 party themes, complete with fun crafts and decorating ideas for each, American Girl Parties will inspire young chefs and parents alike. In this third cookbook from Williams-Sonoma and American Girl, aspiring chefs will discover bite-sized delicacies like chocolate-dipped strawberries and butterfly-shaped cheese sandwiches, along with fare such as chicken-apple sausages on a stick, baked sweet potato fries, and caramel-dipped apple slices for holidays like Halloween, paired with clever serving ideas, fun theme-driven crafts, and colorful party favors.
For more information and inspiration, visit weldonowen.com. Purchase at amazon.ca. For your chance to win the a copy of the delicious cookbook, American Girl Parties: Delicious Recipes for Holidays & Fun Occasions, enter here (contest code: Cookbook). Entry deadline is Wednesday, July 5, 2017.
Come Together in Celebration of Westerner Days Contest!
Take a short family road trip to Red Deer where your family will enjoy 4 Ride All Day (RAD) passes, which include gate admission and unlimited midway rides for any one day of Westerner Days Fair & Exposition from July 19 to July 23, 2017!
You will also receive 1 parking pass for 1 vehicle. For more information on all of the family fun happening at Westerner Days Fair & Exhibition, visit westernerdays.ca.
For your chance to win the Westerner Days prize pack, enter here (contest code: Westerner). Entry deadline is Monday, July 10, 2017.
Top-Notch Trike for Your Tike Contest!
The Original smarTrike® High End 5-in-1 Infinity: The luxurious Infinity is a versatile, high-end, 5-in-1 trike designed for a stylish and adventurous outdoor ride! Created by smarTrike®, the Infinity showcases rich fabrics with a reclining seat and shock absorbers for happy naps on-the-go. This well-crafted trike features 5 convertible modes and patented one-touch steering technology to accommodate children as they grow between 10 and 36 months. For more information about all of The Original smarTrike’s award-winning products, visit smartrike.com. Purchase The Original smarTrike® High End 5-in-1 Infinity at Toys “R” Us.
For your chance to win The Original smarTrike® High End 5-in-1 Infinity, enter here (contest code code: Infinity). Entry deadline is Wednesday, August 2, 2017.
I Ain’t Afraid of No Ghost Contest!
Playmobil® Ghostbusters™ Firehouse: Something strange in your neighbourhood? Call the Ghostbusters™ Firehouse! Here you will find Spengler mixing up his current ghost-fighting mixture in the lab, Stantz keeping a close eye on the library ghost, and Janine answering all of your ghostbusting calls. When the call comes in, watch them race into action sliding down the fire pole to the garage. (And don’t forget to lock up all the ghosts in the Ghost Containment Unit.) This set is packed with plenty of accessories for hunting down ghosts, including a detachable proton pack and proton laser, ghost trap, silicone slime splatters, and more! For more information on Playmobil®products and to purchase the Playmobil® GhostbustersTM Firehouse, visit playmobil.ca.
For your chance to win the Playmobil® Ghostbusters™ Firehouse, enter here (contest code: Ghostbusters). Entry deadline is Wednesday, August 2, 2017.
Camping with Coleman®Contest!
This summer, Coleman®wants all Canadians to leave their distractions behind and appreciate all of the beauty this country has to offer. Get outside and celebrate what it means to be Canadian with the Coleman® Youth Firefly Sleeping Bag and Tenaya Lake™ 8-Person Fast Pitch Tent to camp or create a spectacular back yard fort! For more information on where to purchase these Coleman® camping products and more, visit colemancanada.ca. And don’t forget, National Get Outside Day is Friday, July 14, 2017. Plan your next outdoor adventure by visiting getoutsidecanada.com.
For your chance to win the 2 Youth Firefly Sleeping Bags (one pink and one blue), and the Tenaya Lake™ 8-Person Fast Pitch Tent, enter here (contest code: Coleman). Entry deadline is Wednesday, August 2, 2017.
July 19 to 23. Enjoy top quality, truly authentic, action-packed, all-Canadian entertainment at Central Alberta’s largest summer celebration! Free concerts on the main stage with nightly fireworks included with gate admission! For more information and schedule, visit www.westernerdays.ca.
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 8:25am on Mondays!
Monday, June 26
Guest: Ellen Percival, Editor-in-Chief, Calgary’s Child Magazine
Topic: We at Calgary’s Child literally have a Hundred Ideas for Summer Fun In and Around Calgary. Tune in for a few of Ellen’s top picks!
Monday, July 3
Guest: Heather Cowie, The City of Calgary
Topic: The kids are out of school, and summertime is finally here! But what to do with the kids? The City of Calgary has tons of ideas to keep you and your family active: Get Moving YYC; Summer Youth Passport; Splash & Swim; Mobile Adventure Playground; and more! Tune in for all the details.
Monday, July 10
Guest: Richard Haber, M.D., FRCPC
Topic: Taking care of baby in the heat of summer can be tricky. You are always trying to weigh out the risks and benefits of taking activities outside and when you do go outside, you wonder if you are taking all the necessary precautions to keep your baby protected. Tune in for Dr. Haber's expert medical advice on how to keep your baby safe from the sun's harmful rays.
Monday, July 17
Guest: Shannon Cleary, Writer and Contributor to Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: It's date night and you've found a sitter. According to your plans, the sitter know what to serve your kids for supper and when to put them to bed. But there's another important conversation to have with your sitter before you leave for date night. In this age of over-sharing, it's important to talk to your sitter about your expectations regarding digital safety. Shannon will provide expert advice on what areas to address.
Monday, July 24
Guest: Jody Robbins, Travel Writer, Author of the Newly-Released Book, 25 Places in Canada Every Family Should Visit, and Contributor to Calgary’s Child Magazine
Topic: In celebration of Canada’s sesquicentennial, why not travel within our great nation and check out places you’ve never been to before in Western Canada! Jody will provide her top 3 must-visit spots in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and BC for your next family vacation.
Monday, July 31
Guest: Tanja Haley, R.Psych., Gottman Certified Couples Therapist, Contributor to Calgary’s Child Magazine
Topic: The transition to parenthood can be a joyous experience, but also a very stressful one. In order to become a ‘master’ couple of that journey, there are a few things that you and your partner can do to pave the way to a smoother transition to parenthood.
Theme: Back to School
Ad Booking Deadline: July 26, 2017
Distribution: starts first week of September 2017
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