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Guest: Ellen Percival, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: Tune in for Ellen's top events in our great city for frosty family-friendly fun - indoors and out!

Monday, November 12
Guest: Jennifer Morton, STAR Co-Founder and Instructor, Youth Singers of Calgary (YSC)
Topic: Youth Singers of Calgary is passionate about the performing arts and their goal of accessibility. As a large choral-based organization, offering programming for ages three and up, YSC believes all young people deserve a chance to participate in the performing arts. YSC’s STAR (Special Talents in Arts and Recreation) provides a fun and interactive music experience to youth (ages nine and up) and young adults with cognitive delays. Tune in for full details about this incredible program and how you or your special needs child can take part and shine like a star! 

Monday, November 19
Guest:
Melanie Olorenshaw, Owner, Brilliant Beginnings
Topic: A baby's first words are music to a parent's ears. How does your baby acquire language, how can you help baby strengthen their communication skills, and how can you tell if your baby's speech and language development is on track? Tune in for Melanie's expertise on baby talk.

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Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

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StoryBook Theatre Presents, The Boy’s Own Jedi Handbook.
Everyday from Nov 9, 2018 - Nov 24, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The year is 1977 and a 10-year-old Star Wars fan is trying to make sense of a new town and a new school. He discovers that Star Wars hasn’t just influenced his life but others around him, and new friendships are born from a common love for the iconic characters and their stories. This show is recommended for ages 10 and up. For showtimes and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Presented at Vertigo Studio Theatre: 115, 9 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:storybooktheatre.org
Downtown Winter Market.
> Wednesday Nov 14, 2018 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
There will be local producers: food, art, fashion, and health & wellness. It is perfect for all of your Market needs! The Market takes place on the main floor. Admission to the Market is free.
Location:Gulf Canada Square: 401, 9 Avenue SW
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Holiday Fun
Link:facebook.com/events/342757102796610/
Drop-In Gymnastics at Trico Centre for Family Wellness .
Wednesdays at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Wednesdays, 11:30 to 12:30pm. Drop-In Gymnastics at Trico Centre for Family Wellness. Explore movement with your child (walking and up) using different apparatus and equipment. This is a parent-led program, but a qualified instructor is will be present to assist. Register at at Guest Services or visit the website. Register at Guest Services or visit the website.
Location:Trico Centre for Family Wellness - 11150 Bonaventure Drive SE
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities
Link:www.tricocentre.ca
Drop-In Playschool at Southland Leisure Centre.
Wednesdays at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Drop-in Playschool at Southland Leisure Centre. Want to sample some Playschool activities including educational play centres, gym time, arts & crafts, and circle time based on a variety of themes? Southland Leisure Centre has Kinderschool for 3 to 5 year olds on Mondays and Wednesdays. Pre-book your space by the day prior by calling 403-648-6558. Cost is $13.05 per time slot ($7.85 for passholders). For more information, call 403-648-6550.
Location:Southland Leisure Centre - 2000 Southland Drive SW
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities
Link:www.calgary.ca/leisurecentres
Wild Wednesdays at Village Square Leisure Centre.
Wednesdays at 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Join for 50 per cent off regular admission. All ages. For more information, visit the website.
Location:Village Square Leisure Centre - 2623, 56 Street NE
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities
Link:www.calgary.ca/leisurecentres
Open House at North Point School for Boys .
> Wednesday Nov 14, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North Point School for Boys (Kindergarten to Grade 9). Join and begin your journey with North Point with a short presentation. Staff and students will then be available for school tours and to answer program/grade specific questions and show you how your child will fit into North Point now and for the future. Parents and potential North Point Navigators are welcome to attend! Please register on the website (link below). North Point School is the only private boys school in Alberta focusing on teaching boys the way boys learn.
Location:2445, 23 Avenue SW
Category:Open House & Tours
Link:northpoint.school/admissions/#OpenHouses.
Chotto Desh.
Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 14, 2018 - Nov 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
There are multiple showtimes from November 14 to 18. Akram Khan’s DESH was an instant hit with audiences and critics alike when it was first presented in 2011. Now, Akram Khan Company, and Theatre-Rites director Sue Buckmaster, have adapted Khan’s much-loved production for children aged 7+ and their families. Chotto Desh, meaning ‘small homeland,’ draws on Khan’s unique quality of cross-cultural storytelling, creating a compelling tale of a young man’s dreams and memories from Britain to Bangladesh. Using a magical mix of dance, text, visuals and sound, Chotto Desh celebrates the resilience of the human spirit in the modern world and promises to be a magical, thrilling, and poignant dance theatre experience for families to enjoy together. Presented by Springboard Performance, StoryBook Theatre, and Taylor Centre Concert Season. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Cost:$30.00
Location:Bella Concert Hall & Wright TheatreTaylor Centre for the Performing Arts
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:taylorcentre.ca/All-Events/chotto-desh.htm

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