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February 14 & 15, 4 to 10pm and February 16, 4 to 7pm. Explore. Interact. Illuminate. Embrace winter with the family and get outdoors with GLOW. Enjoy quality time with loved ones in the crisp February night, and stay warm with delicious food, cozy drinks, and fun activities for all ages! Vote for your favorite ice carver and take a ride down the ice slide, then end the night with a drink at the Ice Lounge and take in the live music! Website.

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Monday, February 24
Guest:
 Lawyer, SUMMIT Legal Group
Topic: As a parent, one of the most crucial decisions to make when preparing your Will is the designation of a Guardian. A legal guardian is an adult designated to care for your child in case both parents die before the child reaches adulthood. Many people struggle to pick a Guardian, and express it is the biggest reason for delaying the completion of their Will. Tune in for expert legal advice on how to choose the best suited Guardian for your family.

Monday, March 2
To be Confirmed

Monday, March 9
Guest:
Soraya Lakhani, R. Psych., Yellow Kite Child Psychology
Topic: As social and digital media have increasingly become part of our lives, we know that children are frequently bombarded with imagery and criticism about weight, physical appearance, and ‘ideal’ body types. How can you foster a healthy body image in your kids? Tune in for expert advice.

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Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

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Daily Events

5th Annual Block Heater Festival.
Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Feb 20, 2020 - Feb 22, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Heading into its 5th year, Block Heater is an annual winter music extravaganza that brings together diverse programming to keep Calgary warm in the coldest month. It’s a magical weekend in the heart of Calgary’s downtown featuring concerts and collaborative sessions from over 25 local, Canadian, and international artists on stages inside the National Music Centre, King Eddy, Festival Hall, and the Central Library.
Location:Various Venus in Downtown Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:calgaryfolkfest.com
StoryBook Theatre Presents: The Neverending Story.
Everyday from Feb 14, 2020 - Mar 14, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place February 14 to March 14; check website for show times. StoryBook Theatre Presents, The Neverending Story. Hiding in a closet to avoid bullies, Bastian becomes immersed in a strangely compelling book: the tale of a hero’s quest to save the realm of Fantastica from the encroaching terror of the Nothing. But is Bastian just a reader of this extraordinary story or a vital part of it? Filled with spectacle and wondrous other-worldly creatures, this beautiful tale of the trials of childhood and the triumph of creativity will delight and inspire the whole family! Rated PG. Recommended for ages 8 and up. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre: 375 Bermuda Drive NW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:storybooktheatre.org
Loose Moose Theatre For Kids Presents, The Three Pigs.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 - Feb 23, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Showtimes are Saturdays at 1pm and Sundays, 1 & 2pm, from February 1 to 23. Loose Moose Theatre For Kids Presents, The Three Pigs. Tickets are $14 with group rates available! To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Cost:$14.00
Location:Loose Moose: Second Floor, Crossroads Market: 1235, 26 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:loosemoose.com
The City of Calgary’s Fun Winter Activities.
Everyday from Feb 1, 2020 - Feb 28, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes Place Throughout February. The City of Calgary’s Fun Winter Activities. Looking for something to do with family or friends, or looking for a fun new activity for your child? Check out the events and activities happening in a community near you! Winter is a great time to find something different to try.
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
Edelweiss Preparatory School Personal Tour/Open House.
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Jan 20, 2020 - Mar 16, 2020 at 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Personal Tours of the Edelweiss Preparatory School occur on most Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. Please call to book your time slot for morning or afternoon.
Location:Edelweiss Preparatory School: 600 Northmount Drive NW
Category:Open House & Tours
Link:epschool.ca
Penguin Walk at the Calgary Zoo.
Everyday from Jan 13, 2020 - Mar 16, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
2020 marks the 8th year of the Calgary Zoo Penguin Walk! The king penguin colony heads out on the zoo grounds for a daily enrichment walk in the winter months and visitors get to experience the fun! This incredible program allows visitors to get an up-close look at the group of king penguins as they explore, exercise, and waddle their way through the zoo. This is a free-choice activity for the penguins and is subject to weather conditions.
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:calgaryzoo.com
LEGO® NINJAGO Obstacles Dojo Challenge.
> Saturday Feb 22, 2020 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kids can ramp up the fun by building a LEGO® car to test out on the LEGO® Ninjago Obstacles Dojo Track. Make it to the dojo to complete your test! Participants will receive a *Free (while supplies last) LEGO® Ninjago Headband to take home!
Location:Toys
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:toysrus.ca/en/folder?cid=about-events
UNGANISHA 2020 Production.
> Saturday Feb 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 8:30 pm
UNGANISHA: Explore. Connect. Dance is a dance theatre show bringing together five popular dance genres with roots on the diverse continent of Africa. Through movement and storytelling an all-Calgary team of dancers, actors, and choreographers journey through Afro-Caribbean, Afro-Cuban, Hip Hop, Step, and Tap dance to celebrate their genesis, their contemporary popularity, and their ability to connect us across cultures and continents. There are shows at 2 and 7pm. Artists, Vendors, not-for-profit community associations, and Black History Month exhibits will be on-site at the Free Cultural Fair in the Studio of the venue from 3:30 to 6:30pm. There will be art and products on sale. Early-bird tickets are available until January 13 at www.showpass.com/unganisha/
Cost:$20.00
Location:The Grand: 608, 1 Street SW
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:thegrandyyc.ca/event-detail/?slug=unganisha

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