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Sept 22 & 23, 10am-5pm. Ignite your imagination as the trains take centre stage with demonstrations, hands-on activities, and exciting exhibits. Don’t miss the kids’ railway challenge, turntable demonstrations, caboose rides, model train displays, and much more. For more information, visit the website.

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Calgary's Child on Global Calgary Morning News

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, September 24
Guest: Nicole Inglis, Health Promotion Facilitator, Teaching Sexual Health, Alberta Health Services
Topic: Teaching your child about their sexual health and sexuality is part of your role as a parent. While you may have concerns about talking with your child about sexual health when they are young, remember, sexual health is not just about sex. Sexual health includes a person’s physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being. It includes things like hygiene, understanding emotions, healthy relationships, and consent. Not sure how to begin this crucial conversation with your child? Tune in for expert tips! 

Tuesday, September 25 (this segment is at 7:45am instead of 8:25am)
Guest: Judy Arnall, Parenting/Education Conultant & Local Author, Professional Parenting
Topic: If your child's time spent on screens is getting out of control, it’s time to reassert your right as a parent to raise your child in a healthy way. Tune in for Judy's expert advice on how to use a screentime negotiation contract with your child and stick to it! As a parent, it's our responsibility to help our child use screens wisely.

Calgary's Child on Soft Rock 97.7 with Christina Rowsell

We're delighted to announce a new partnership with Soft Rock 97.7FM. Every other week, our favorite radio host Christina Rowsell will be featuring select topics brought to you by Calgary's Child Magazine to start conversations on the issues that matter most to Calgary's families. Listen in from 11am to 12pm!

 

 

 

 

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Music, Theatre & Performances

September 19 to 23: Calgary International Film Festival.
Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sep 19, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
For film and art lovers alike, the Calgary International Film Festival, CIFF, is the place to be! This 12-day festival will showcase up to 200 films submitted from Canada and 50 other countries of multiple genres and lengths. In addition to screenings, there will also be gala events, presentations, panels, film talks, and interactive Q&A periods. For the full festival lineup and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Category:Festivals & Fairs, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:calgaryfilm.com
September 19 to 23: Beakerhead (Festival).
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sep 19, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Beakerhead hits the streets September 19 to 23! This city-wide spectacle brings together the fields of art, science, and engineering and bridges the gap between the creative and the technical, often through fascinating, bizarre, and quirky means. Various installations and interactive exhibits will dot the inner-city, culminating at Beakernight, science’s biggest garden party complete with fire, lasers, light, music (and even a rumoured UFO)! To view the full festival lineup and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:beakerhead.com
StoryBook Theatre Presents, Junie B. Jones: The Musical.
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sep 21, 2018 - Oct 7, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
September 21 to October 7; check website for showtimes. StoryBook Theatre Presents, Junie B. Jones: The Musical. With lively characters, a fun story, and upbeat music, first grade has never been more exciting! Recommended for ages 3 and up. Running time: approximately 60 minutes. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Presented at the Vertigo Studio Theatre: 115, 9 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:storybooktheatre.org
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents, Disney in Concert: Beauty and the Beast.
> Friday Oct 5, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Takes place October 5 at 7:30pm & October 6 at 2pm. Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents, Disney in Concert: Beauty and the Beast. This tale as old as time will warm your heart as Belle, the Prince, Lumière, Mrs. Potts, and all your favorite characters proclaim that true beauty is found within! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:calgaryphil.com
StoryBook Theatre Presents, R.L. STINE’S GOOSEBUMPS: Phantom of the Auditorium.
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Oct 19, 2018 - Nov 10, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place October 19 to November 10, Tuesdays to Saturdays, 7pm, and Saturdays & Sundays, 2pm. StoryBook Theatre Presents, R.L. STINE’S GOOSEBUMPS: Phantom of the Auditorium. Brooke and Zeke are excited to star in their school’s next hit musical, The Phantom, until they hear a rumor that the show is cursed! Prepare to get “Goosebumps” as the mystery unfolds. Recommended for ages 6 and up. For more information and 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
Quest Theatre’s New Sweet Pea Series Leaps Onto Stages with Flibbertigibbet’s Story Exhibit.
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Oct 29, 2018 - Nov 3, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tickets Go on Sale September 10, Performances from October 29 to November 3. Quest Theatre’s New Sweet Pea Series. Quest Theatre’s new Sweet Pea Series for ages 3 to 7 leaps onto stages with Flibbertigibbet’s Story Exhibit. This interactive extravaganza of stories and songs will skyrocket imaginations, rhythm boxes, wonder wheels, giggle nooks and funny bones! To purchase tickets, contact 403-264-8575 or visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:questtheatre.org

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