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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 13
Guest: Stacie Gaetz, Regular Contributor to Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: Although the financial ‘holiday hangover’ can leave you dreading your bank statement in January, it doesn’t mean your family has to be stuck at home this winter! From free meals to low-cost movies and more, Calgary has many budget-friendly activities for children that will keep your family entertained - and your bank account intact. Tune in for Stacie's top-rated activities.

Monday, January 20
Guest:
Elsbeth Mehrer, Chief External Relations Officer, Boys & Girls Clubs of Calgary
Topic: Recently, Boys & Girls Clubs of Calgary unveiled its newly-renovated space called the Rutledge Hangar Hub. The Hub celebrates inclusion; at each of the main entrance doors, there are large rainbow pride and trans flags to welcome all. Tune in for details on the Hubs's exclusive programs offered to children and youth in this one-of-a-kind space!

Monday, January 27
Guest:
 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. 

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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Fun for Kids

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
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
Link:banfflakelouise.com/snowdays
The City of Calgary's Pop-Up Winter Picnic and Games.
> Sunday Jan 26, 2020 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The City of Calgary's Pop-Up Winter Picnic and Games. Pack your cozy blankets, scarves, and mittens. Wrap your hot sandwiches in foil and fill your thermoses with warm stew. Snow games and hot chocolate will be provided for all families to enjoy. For all ages plus an adult. Takes place at South Glenmore Park.
Location:South Glenmore Park
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
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
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents, Symphony Sundays for Kids, The Hockey Sweater.
> Sunday Feb 2, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Instrument Discovery Zoo, 2pm & Concert, 3pm. Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents, Symphony Sundays for Kids, The Hockey Sweater. Abigail Richardson-Schulte’s enchanting music not only sets the stage but with costumes and choreography - including a hockey game onstage - this beautiful Canadian story is sure to warm even the frostiest heart. Come an hour early to try an instrument and meet musicians at the Instrument Discovery Zoo! And join the fun by wearing your favorite hockey jersey to the concert! To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:calgaryphil.com
Family Quest at Heritage Park.
Every Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Feb 13, 2020 - Feb 17, 2020 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Takes place February 13 to 17. Family Quest at Heritage Park. Bring the whole family down to Gasoline Alley Museum and take on some classic racing games and activities. Assemble and race custom vehicles, take a spin on the ever-popular RC raceway, play games, and explore the museum!
Location:Heritage Park Historical Village: 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:heritagepark.ca
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
Winter Family Festival with The City of Calgary.
> Sunday Feb 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Enjoy a live DJ, fire pits, there will be snow shoes available to rent, and many more creative activities that will keep your family outdoors and active Family Day long weekend!
Location:South Glenmore Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
SUPERTRAIN 2020.
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
Link:supertrain.ca

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