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For parenting tips and updates from local experts, don't miss the Calgary's Child Magazine Parenting Segment on the  Global Calgary Morning News Show every Monday morning! Each segment has a different guest and topic, and our segment airs at approximately 8:25am.

Monday, June 25
Guest: The City of Calgary
Topic: Join The City of Calgary and Partners on July 1st for a celebration like no other! The City has been working hard with their partners to plan many fun, family-friendly, and free events filled with music, dance, art and culture taking place across downtown. Tune in for full details of the big day in celebration of our great nation! 

Monday, July 2
Guest:
TELUS Spark
Topic: Prevent Summer Brain Drain at TELUS Spark! 
This summer, TELUS Spark is kicking off Operation Explore, featuring their most giant and crazier outdoor experiments than ever before! Tune in to watch one of their most explosive experiments you can enjoy with your family at TELUS Spark this summer: The Nitrogeyser! 

Monday, July 9
Guest:
Editor-in-Chief, Ellen Percival, Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: Tune in for Ellen's top summertime hacks for free fun for kids, teens, and parents alike!

Monday, July 16
Guest: Pacekids Programs
Topic: Camping, road tripping, adventuring near and far. Summertime is the perfect time to get out and explore Mother Nature. Tune in for Pacekids' top tips to ensure a successful vacation when you have a child with behavioural challenges. 

Monday, July 25
Guest: Soraya Lakhani, M.Ed.,               R. Psych., Yellow Kite Psychology
Topic: Navigating co-parenting and your children's birthdays after divorce? Tune in for Soraya's expert advice to ensure successful celebrations. 

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Fun for Kids

Whales|Tohor? at TELUS Spark.
Everyday from Jan 20, 2018 - Jun 20, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Check TELUS Spark's website for hours of operation. One of the most exclusive exhibitions is making its final North American stop at Calgary's science centre on January 20 to June 20! Whales|Tohor? is an interactive experience housing one of the world's largest whale collections from the National Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. This exhibition will immerse you into the biology diversity, evolution, and deep significance of whales to M?ori culture.
Location:TELUS Spark: 220 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out
Link:sparkscience.ca
Register Now for the SunRype TRi KiDS Triathlon.
Everyday from Apr 27, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Register Now for the SunRype TRi KiDS Triathlon on July 22! This triathlon offers safe, non-competitive, confidence-building races for children and youth ages 3 to 15. TRi KiDS events combine 3 sports kids love: swimming, biking, and running! The triathlon begins at 9am. For more information and to register your child for the triathlon, visit the website.
Location:Glenmore Athletic Park: 5300, 19 Street SW
Category:Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:trikids.ca
Tickets on Sale Now for This Girl Can Expo on September 8.
Everyday from May 30, 2018 - Sep 8, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tickers on Sale Now! This Girl Can Expo, presented by Hurd Ventures, is for girls ages 5+ featuring health and wellness, sports activities, fashion, arts and design, science and technology, and safety and support. It will be in the Big Four Building on September 8. For more information and to purchase tickets to the expo, visit the website!
Cost:$7.00
Location:Big 4 Building: 1410 Olympic Way SE
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:thisgirlcanyyc.com
The City of Calgary Park n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Jul 3, 2018 - Jul 6, 2018 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Takes place July 3 to 6. These safe, supervised programs help young children make new friends and learn games and activities! For ages 6 to 12. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
Spruce Meadows North American 2018.
Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Jul 4, 2018 - Jun 8, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place July 4 to 8. The North American Tournament hosts the best show jumping athletes and horses from throughout the Americas. Come honor the Canadian Military and enjoy shopping, pony rides, face painting, wagon rides, and the family favorite RE/MAX Prairie Dogs! This event is free for kids 12 and under. For more information and schedule, visit the website.
Location:Spruce Meadows: 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:sprucemeadows.com
Mad Science Mmmm... Taste Preschool Workshop.
> Friday Jul 6, 2018 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Free Mad Science Mmmm... Taste Preschool Workshop brought to you by The Calgary Public Library as part of The Ultimate Summer Challenge! Spaces are limited. First come, first serve.
Location:Southwood Library: 924 Southland Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Playtime & Story Time
Link:calgary.madscience.org/
Family Fun Friday Nights at Calaway Park.
> Friday Jul 6, 2018 at 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Takes place July 6, 13, 20 & 27. Enjoy an extra two hours at Calaway Park on Friday evenings in July only! Experience Calaway Park from 10am to 5pm for regular admission plus GST per person or from 5 to 9pm for only $15.95 plus GST per person! For more information, visit the website.
Location:Calaway Park: 245033 Range Road 33 Calgary, T3Z 2E9
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:calawaypark.com
The City of Calgary Stay n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Jul 9, 2018 - Jul 13, 2018 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Takes place July 9 to 13. These safe, supervised programs help young children and adults make new friends and stay active through a play-based learning environment. Participants will engage in games and activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For ages 3 to 5 plus an adult. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:calgary.ca/free
The City of Calgary Park n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Jul 9, 2018 - Jul 13, 2018 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Takes place July 9 to 13. These safe, supervised programs help young children make new friends and learn games and activities! For ages 6 to 12. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
Mad Science All about Animals Workshop.
> Friday Jul 13, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free Mad Science All about Animals Workshop brought to you by The Calgary Public Library as part of The Ultimate Summer Challenge! Spaces are limited. First come, first serve. Appropriate for children ages 6 to 12.
Location:Nose Hill Library: 1530 Northmount Drive NW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.madscience.org/
Calaway Comic Fest for Kids.
Everyday from Jul 13, 2018 - Jul 15, 2018 at 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Takes place July 13 to 15. Calling all superheroes! Dress up in your best family-friendly costume and visit the Artist Market featuring unique items from local artists! Or stop by the Photo Op Zone to be transported to a world far, far away. Forgot your mask? Stop by the Superhero Face Painting Center ($5 per face). Character meet and greets each day! Included with admission.
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:calawaypark.com
Family Fun Friday Nights at Calaway Park.
> Friday Jul 13, 2018 at 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Takes place July 6, 13, 20 & 27. Enjoy an extra two hours at Calaway Park on Friday evenings in July only! Experience Calaway Park from 10am to 5pm for regular admission plus GST per person or from 5 to 9pm for only $15.95 plus GST per person! For more information, visit the website.
Location:Calaway Park: 245033 Range Road 33 Calgary, T3Z 2E9
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:calawaypark.com
The City of Calgary Stay n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Jul 16, 2018 - Jul 20, 2018 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Takes place July 16 to 20. These safe, supervised programs help young children and adults make new friends and stay active through a play-based learning environment. Participants will engage in games and activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For ages 3 to 5 plus an adult. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:calgary.ca/free
The City of Calgary Park n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Jul 16, 2018 - Jul 20, 2018 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Takes place July 16 to 20. These safe, supervised programs help young children make new friends and learn games and activities! For ages 6 to 12. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
Westerner Days Fair & Exposition.
Everyday from Jul 18, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Westerner Days Fair & Exposition takes place July 18 to 22. Buckle Up and Let's Go to Central Alberta's largest summer celebration! Inside the Saputo Kids Corral, you'll find the Alberta Co-op family stage, face painting, mini golf, crafts and activities, and more! New this year, check out the animals, and enjoy the Funhaus inflatables with a monster obstacle course and more activities for all ages! Passes on sale now!
Location:Red Deer, AB
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:westernerdays.ca
Family Fun Friday Nights at Calaway Park.
> Friday Jul 20, 2018 at 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Takes place July 6, 13, 20 & 27. Enjoy an extra two hours at Calaway Park on Friday evenings in July only! Experience Calaway Park from 10am to 5pm for regular admission plus GST per person or from 5 to 9pm for only $15.95 plus GST per person! For more information, visit the website.
Location:Calaway Park: 245033 Range Road 33 Calgary, T3Z 2E9
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:calawaypark.com
Fiestaval Latin Festival.
Everyday from Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place July 20 to 22. Enjoy hundreds of performers, authentic Latin food vendors, the best Latin entertainment from Western Canada, international Latin bands, an international dance showcase, an amazing kids’ area, and more! For full schedule of activities, visit the website.
Location:Downtown Calgary - Olympic Plaza
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:fiestaval.ca
The City of Calgary Stay n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Jul 23, 2018 - Jul 27, 2018 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Takes place July 23 to 27. These safe, supervised programs help young children and adults make new friends and stay active through a play-based learning environment. Participants will engage in games and activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For ages 3 to 5 plus an adult. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:calgary.ca/free
The City of Calgary Park n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Jul 23, 2018 - Jul 27, 2018 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Takes place July 23 to 27. These safe, supervised programs help young children make new friends and learn games and activities! For ages 6 to 12. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
Calgary Folk Music Festival.
Everyday from Jul 26, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Festival takes place July 26 to 29. Calgary's favorite family-friendly music festival is bringing back your annual favourites including the beer gardens, kids' zone, food trucks, local vendors, and over 70 folk artists from around the globe! For full musical lineup, schedule, and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:calgaryfolkfest.com
Family Fun Friday Nights at Calaway Park.
> Friday Jul 27, 2018 at 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Takes place July 6, 13, 20 & 27. Enjoy an extra two hours at Calaway Park on Friday evenings in July only! Experience Calaway Park from 10am to 5pm for regular admission plus GST per person or from 5 to 9pm for only $15.95 plus GST per person! For more information, visit the website.
Location:Calaway Park: 245033 Range Road 33 Calgary, T3Z 2E9
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:calawaypark.com
The City of Calgary Stay n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Jul 30, 2018 - Aug 3, 2018 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Takes place July 30 to August 3. These safe, supervised programs help young children and adults make new friends and stay active through a play-based learning environment. Participants will engage in games and activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For ages 3 to 5 plus an adult. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:calgary.ca/free
The City of Calgary Park n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Jul 30, 2018 - Aug 3, 2018 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Takes place July 30 to August 3. These safe, supervised programs help young children make new friends and learn games and activities! For ages 6 to 12. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
Mad Science Slippery Science Preschool Workshop.
> Friday Aug 3, 2018 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Free Mad Science Slippery Science Preschool Workshop brought to you by The Calgary Public Library as part of The Ultimate Summer Challenge! Spaces are limited. First come, first serve.
Location:Nose Hill Library: 1530 Northmount Drive NW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Playtime & Story Time
Link:calgary.madscience.org/
The City of Calgary Stay n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Aug 7, 2018 - Aug 10, 2018 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Takes place August 7 to 10. These safe, supervised programs help young children and adults make new friends and stay active through a play-based learning environment. Participants will engage in games and activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For ages 3 to 5 plus an adult. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:calgary.ca/free
The City of Calgary Park n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Aug 7, 2018 - Aug 10, 2018 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Takes place August 7 to 10. These safe, supervised programs help young children make new friends and learn games and activities! For ages 6 to 12. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
Mad Science Bugs! Preschool Workshop.
> Friday Aug 10, 2018 at 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Free Mad Science Bugs! Preschool Workshop brought to you by The Calgary Public Library as part of their Ultimate Summer Challenge! Spaces are limited. First come, first serve.
Location:Shawnessy Library: 333 Shawville Boulevard SE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Playtime & Story Time
Link:calgary.madscience.org/
The City of Calgary Stay n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Aug 13, 2018 - Aug 17, 2018 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Takes place August 7 to 10. These safe, supervised programs help young children and adults make new friends and stay active through a play-based learning environment. Participants will engage in games and activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For ages 3 to 5 plus an adult. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:calgary.ca/free
The City of Calgary Park n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Aug 13, 2018 - Aug 17, 2018 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Takes place August 13 to 17. These safe, supervised programs help young children make new friends and learn games and activities! For ages 6 to 12. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
GlobalFest.
Everyday from Aug 16, 2018 - Aug 25, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival will illuminate the night sky with a symphony of pyrotechnics and music, coming together as an artistic display of light and sound. Sunbelt Rentals, OneWorld Festival will play host to various activities including live performances, cultural pavilions, ethnic food booths, and a night market! For full lineup and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Elliston Park: 1827, 68 Street SE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:globalfest.ca
StoryBook Theatre Presents, Into the Woods.
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 - Sep 8, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Performances take place August 18 to September 8 (Tuesdays to Saturdays and Saturdays & Sundays). Check the website for performance dates and showtimes. Characters like Cinderella, Jack, Red Riding Hood, and several others are shown just what would happen should all of their wishes come true. Worlds collide as wishes and quests meet a delightfully, conniving witch on a dark journey Into the Woods. Appropriate 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, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:storybooktheatre.org
The City of Calgary Park n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Aug 20, 2018 - Aug 24, 2018 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Takes place August 20 to 24. These safe, supervised programs help young children make new friends and learn games and activities! For ages 6 to 12. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
The City of Calgary Stay n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Aug 20, 2018 - Aug 24, 2018 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Takes place August 20 to 24. These safe, supervised programs help young children and adults make new friends and stay active through a play-based learning environment. Participants will engage in games and activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For ages 3 to 5 plus an adult. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:calgary.ca/free
Mad Science Fun-damental Forces Workshop.
> Friday Aug 24, 2018 at 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Free Mad Science Fun-damental Forces Workshop brought to you by The Calgary Public Library as part of The Ultimate Summer Challenge! Spaces are limited. First come first serve. Appropriate for children ages 6 to 12.
Location:Giuffre Family Library (formerly Alexander Calhoun): 3223, 14 Street SW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.madscience.org/

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