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Grey Cup Festival

November 20 to 23; Experience the Energy at the 2019 Grey Cup Festival, Presented by Shaw! With 40+ events, there is something for everyone! From November 20 to 23, explore Free family fun at the huge indoor Family Zone and the massive outdoor Nissan TITAN Street Festival where kids of all ages can enjoy interactive games and activities, pancake breakfasts, nightly fireworks and so much more!

Then, the 107th Grey Cup, Presented by Shaw kicks off November 24 at McMahon Stadium. It's going to be Canada's biggest party! For a list of all activities and times, 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 between 8:15 and 8:45am.

Monday, December 16
Guest: Sherry Hiebert-Keck, Director, Ability4Good
Topic: All kids benefit from attending fun, interesting programs with their peers. Starting in January, Ability4Good is offering group recreation programs including swimming, arts & crafts, indoor sports and for those who love cooking, baking! These programs are open to all kids with developmental disabilities from ages 3 to 17 and are funded through Family Supports to Children with Disabilities or you can access these wonderful recreational programs for a nominal fee. Tune in for full details! 

Monday, December 23
Guest: Kalee Boisvert, Financial Advisor for Raymond James Ltd. & Contributor to Calgary's Child Magazine 
Topic: Is financial stability a goal for your family in 2020 but don't know where to start? Tune in for Kalee's expert advice on raising money-savvy kids from tot to teen.

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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Legacy's 4th Annual Christmas Light Parade.
Everyday from Nov 13, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place November 13 to January 5. Legacy's 4th Annual Christmas Light Parade. Experience the magic of the holidays in Legacy! The 4th Annual Christmas Light Parade is back with over 200,000 twinkling lights for you and your family to enjoy for the month of December. It is free and open for everyone - take an evening drive through the community or walk through the tunnels of lights. The public parks, as well as over 20 Show Homes in the community, will be decorated for Christmas!
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:legacylife.ca
Christmas Market at the Calgary Farmers' Market.
Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 14, 2019 - Dec 23, 2019 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Takes place November 14 to December 23 (Thursdays to Sundays). The Calgary Farmer's Market has everything you need for on the table and under the tree! Dine with friends as live holiday entertainment fills the market, indulge in treats while you find the perfect gift, and create memories with holiday activities. Visit your favorite market vendors, plus seasonal vendors offering gifts, food, jewelry, décor, and more. Join for Santa photos and cookie decorating, Tea with Mrs. Claus, ice carving, visits with Santa’s Reindeer, and more. Free parking and free admission.
Location:Calgary Farmers' Market: 510, 77 Avenue SE
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:calgaryfarmersmarket.ca/events/details/spooktacular-family-fun-day-1
33rd Annual Lions' Festival of Lights.
Everyday from Nov 30, 2019 - Jan 8, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Grand Opening is November 30 at 5pm and takes place December 1 to January 8, 6pm to midnight. 33rd Annual Lions' Festival of Lights. Drive by Calgary’s largest free Christmas light showcase nightly or take the family for a sled ride through the park amongst the 500,000+ bulbs!
Location:Confederation Park Golf Course along 14 Street NW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:lionsfestivaloflights.ca
Airdrie Festival of Lights - Get Your Glow On.
Everyday from Dec 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Airdrie Festival of Lights is an outdoor, walk-through, holiday-themed light festival! There is no charge to attend and parking is free! Donations graciously accepted. Enjoy a hot chocolate or apple cider around the fire pits or ride the trains for $2 per person. Santa visits take place December 1, 7, 9, 16, 22, and 23 from 6:30 to 8pm. Check out Santa’s Gift Shop for your holiday shopping, including a Kids’ Only Shopping Experience. For more information, visit the website.
Location:Nose Creek Park in Airdrie
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:airdrielights.com
The City of Calgary’s Fun Winter Activities.
Everyday from Dec 1, 2019 - Dec 22, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Throughout December; The City of Calgary’s Fun Winter Activities. Looking for something to do with your family or friends or 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. For more information, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
Chanukah Dance Party at Calgary JCC.
> Sunday Dec 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chanukah Dance Party at Calgary JCC. Bring the entire family and join the Calgary JCC in this annual celebration. Free and open to everyone! For more information, visit the website.
Location:Calgary Jewish Community Centre: 1607, 90 Avenue SW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:calgaryjcc.com
Christmas Festival in Dalhousie.
> Sunday Dec 22, 2019 at 10:30 am - 11:45 am
Join for a free community Christmas event! There will be a kids zone with games and crafts, free coffee and continental brunch, Christmas carols and a kids production, and draws and prizes!
Location:Dalhousie Community Center
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:thrivecalgary.ca/
The City of Calgary’s Winter Pop Up N’ Play.
> Sunday Jan 12, 2020 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Embrace the winter and come out and play with your family. This play experience is for children to explore, create, and imagine their own way in winter play. Staff will provide basic materials to foster independent and imaginative play. For ages 3 to 10 plus an adult.
Location:South Glenmore Park: 8415, 24 Street SW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Snoga Lesson with The City of Calgary.
> Sunday Jan 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Embrace winter and the benefits of spending active time outdoors! A certified yoga instructor will lead the class through a series of warmth-inducing movements. Bring a yoga mat, water bottle, and dress accordingly. For ages 13 and up.
Location:South Glenmore Park: 8415, 24 Street SW
Category:Free Events, Youth Activities

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