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January 17, noon to 9pm; January 18, 10am to 9pm; and January 19, 10am to 6pm. Top features will include a DIY-themed day on Friday, all things reno and décor on Saturday, and top tips for sustainability and energy-saving on Sunday. Catch exciting presentations from The City of Calgary’s Jenn Crack and Calgary’s own Pete the Plumber on the Main Stage and visit Calgary’s award-winning designers and experts for all of your home improvement inspiration and how-tos! Purchase tickets online and save $2. 

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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 between 8:15 and 8:45am.

Monday, January 27
 Maureen Khallad, Director of The Think Sun Preschool Academy
Topic: There is much more to preparing your preschooler than numbers and ABCs. One of the most important skills your preschooler needs are adequate fine motor skills. Fine motor skills involve movement of the smaller muscle groups in your child’s hands, fingers, and wrists. Why is developing fine more skills in your preschooler important and how can you develop these skills at home? Tune in for expert advice and fun activities you can do. 

Monday, February 3
Ellen Percival, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief, Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: Looking for surefire ways to have fun with the kids and cure your family's cabin fever in February? Tune in for Ellen's top activities! 

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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Festivals & Fairs

SnowDays in Banff National Park.
Everyday from Jan 15, 2020 - Jan 26, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place January 15 to 26. The magical allure of Banff and Lake Louise is yours to discover. Alongside its world-class skiing and astounding wilderness, the essence of mountain culture comes to life during SnowDays, a vibrant winter festival. Warm up to winter with international ice carving competitions, snow sculpture exhibitions, the invigorating SnowDays Play Zone, and much more! To check out the full schedule of SnowDays events, visit the website.
Location:Banff National Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Chinese Lunar New Year Festival.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Jan 24, 2020 - Jan 26, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
January 24, 4 to 9pm & January 25 & 26, 10am to 6pm. Join the Chinese Cultural Centre as they celebrate the Lunar New Year transitioning from the Year of the Pig to the Year of the Rat! This Festival features lion dances, firecrackers, lantern displays, games, handicrafts, and much more! Admission is free!
Location:Chinese Cultural Centre: 197, 1 Street SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Black History Month Celebration at Marlborough Mall.
> Saturday Feb 1, 2020 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Experience an Afro-Caribbean inspired showcase in celebration of Black History Month at Marlborough Mall in partnership with 10 x Music & Culture. 10 X Music & Culture is an event and media platform dedicated to showcasing artists, cultivating culture and promoting Calgary’s hip-hop community to the world. Join in the festivities and kick off Black History Month by celebrating with live music, a fashion show, spoken word and entertainment. This free event takes place by the Food Court.
Location:Marlborough Mall, Upper Food Court: 433 Marlborough Way NE
Category:Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances
Bowness WinterFest.
> Saturday Feb 8, 2020 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Come to this carnival-style Winter Celebration with the whole family! WinterFest will have awesome attractions like zorb bowling, bouncy castles, crafts, carnival games, prizes, snacks, and special guests. Get your tickets early for a discount. Tickets go on sale January 6 at the BCA office.
Location:Bowness Community Association: 7904, 43 Avenue NW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Every Sunday, Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 - Apr 19, 2020 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Calgary Model Railway Society presents Canada's Biggest and Best Annual Model Train Show! A fun, affordable event for the whole family! Lionel, Lego, Thomas, Children's Play Area, and much more. Over 65,000 sq. ft. of operating model railroad layouts, displays, hobby shops, model manufacturers, railroad art, photos, live demos for beginners, ride-on trains, garden railroads. At least 8 Food Trucks on-site all weekend. Free parking at Genesis Centre and McKnight-Westwinds C-Train Station with Free shuttle, or take the CTrain to SUPERTRAIN (Saddletowne Station). Bring a non-perishable food donation for the Calgary Food Bank and receive a dollar off admission.
Location:Genesis Centre: 7555 Falconridge Boulevard NE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities

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