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Railway Days at Heritage Park

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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Parent's Night Out

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
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
The MASHING (An Alberta Beers Festival).
Every Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 22, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place September 21 & 22. The MASHING (the common process used in brewing, distilling, and cider making) brings together the best distilleries, breweries, restaurants, artists, and community in a unique space for a sampling event unlike any other in the world! At the MASHING, immerse yourself in many of the things ABF believes in: the concepts of grains to glass and farm to table, all things local, art, culture, community, and a strong charitable component - all while sampling from incredible distilleries, breweries, cideries, and restaurants. With DJs, a live music stage, art installations, photography walls, and more, you’ll be transported to a whole new world just by stepping out in your own community. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Cost:$19.99
Location:Stampede Grandstand: 1700, 3 Street SE
Category:Festivals & Fairs, Parent's Night Out
Link:albertabeerfestivals.com/the-mashing/

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