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A fun and interactive event specifically designed to put everything you need all under one roof. We have local and national exhibitors present, showcasing the latest in technology, apparel, furniture, products and toys to assist parents and caregivers every step of the way, from babies to school age and everything in between. Interactive workshops and seminars, from today's leading authorities will be available to provide you with valuable insights and presentations on raising a family. Parented play areas, arts and crafts and ongoing entertainment for the whole family! For more information, visit the website.

Global Calgary Morning News Segments

For parenting tips and updates from the experts, don't miss our Calgary's Child Magazine segment on the Global Morning News show on Mondays and Saturdays. Each segment has a different guest and topic, and air at approximately 8:25am on Mondays!

Monday, September 4
Guest: Ellen Percival, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: Fall into Fun! Ellen will provide her top picks of affordable, awesome autumn activities for your family.

Monday, September 11
Guest: Georgina Forrest, Certified Professional Organizer & Certified Organizer Coach, Smartworks!
Topic: Georgina will provide professional expert advice on how you and your kids can beat the back-to-school clutter!

Monday, September 18
Guest: Sarah Remmer, RD, Child and Family Nutrition Expert
Topic: School lunch packing can be a daunting task for many (even Sarah - a paediatric dietitian!), but it doesn’t have to be. The key is to keep it simple (no overcomplicated Pinterest-like lunches here!), and have a solid lunch-packing strategy with a list of go-to options to choose from. Tune in for Sarah's top 3 favorite types of school lunches to pack (and why)! 

Monday, September 25
Guest: Melani Carefoot, RSW, Positive Choices Counselling & Consulting
Topic: The greatest gift that you can give your child(ren) after divorce or separation is learning how to effectively co-parent. Tune in for Melani's expert advice on the dos and don'ts. 

 

 

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Sept. 20 to Oct. 1 - 18th Annual Calgary International Film Festival.
Everyday from Sep 20, 2017 - Oct 1, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Mark your calendars for the 18th Annual Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF)! The Calgary International Film Festival is a 12-day showcase of up to 200 multi-genre feature and short films from Canada and over 40 other countries. The festival hosts gala events, screenings, special presentations, and a Behind the Screen series that emphasizes unique and exciting ways for filmmakers and fans to interact. The Calgary International Film Festival is now the largest film festival in Alberta, and is the sixth largest in Canada. For the full schedule and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Various Locations Across Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:calgaryfilm.com
Doors Open YYC.
> Saturday Sep 23, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Doors Open YYC. Many of Calgary’s most intriguing and beloved sites will open their doors and provide special revealing tours and behind-the-scenes experiences. Doors Open will allow access to buildings to create enthusiasm for heritage and contemporary architecture, and increase the appreciation of historic and culturally-significant places and spaces. To view the schedule and places across Calgary, visit the website.
Location:Various Locations Across Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Open House & Tours, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca
Sept. 20 to Oct. 14 - StoryBook Theatre Presents, PINKALICIOUS, the musical.
Everyday from Sep 20, 2017 - Oct 14, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
September 20 to October 14. StoryBook Theatre Presents, PINKALICIOUS, the musical. Pinkalicious can’t stop eating pink cupcakes. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this pink predicament. Recommended for ages 3+. To view the performance schedule, visit the website.
Location:Arts Commons - Engineered Art Theatre - 205, 8 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:storybooktheatre.org
Calgary Zoo FOCUSED Photography Event.
> Saturday Sep 23, 2017 at 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Explore the zoo in a whole new way this September! The Calgary Zoo is FOCUSED on lemurs. Explore the Land of Lemurs habitat for that perfect photo. Take the opportunity to photograph the incredible splendour of the Calgary Zoo in the early hours of the morning as the leaves begin to change colour. BONUS! Ever wanted to learn more about wildlife photography? As part of FOCUSED this September, photographer Mike Drew will be offering tips and tricks of the trade in the Land of Lemurs habitat. Learn how to photograph through glass, wire, and how to get that great photo in the morning light at the Calgary Zoo. A Photography Event For All Skill Levels. Adults only (18+). For more information and to register, visit the website.
Cost:$40.00
Location:Calgary Zoo
Category:Parent's Night Out, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:calgaryzoo.com/focused
South Calgary Wellness Fair.
> Saturday Sep 23, 2017 at 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Making healthy connections and healthy choices. At the South Calgary Wellness Fair, there will be information booths and activities for the whole family, great giveaways, and more! Activities for the kids includes: Colossal Playdate, Teddy Bear Clinic, Face Painting, and Outdoor Games. Don’t forget to bring your favorite doll or teddy bear!
Location:South Fish Creek Complex: 333 Shawville Boulevard SE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Sept. 23 & 24 - Railway Days at Heritage Park.
Everyday from Sep 23, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Railway Days at Heritage Park. Ignite your imagination as the trains take centre stage with demonstrations, hands-on activities, and exciting exhibits. Take part in the Kids’ Railway Challenge. Enter to win great prizes! For more information, visit the website.
Location:Heritage Park Historical Village - 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:www.heritagepark.ca
Phoenix Education Foundation Open House.
> Saturday Sep 23, 2017 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Join for Phoenix Foundations's Open House! Find out about what Phoenix offers for creative educational options for kids ages Kindergarten to Grade 9. See the amazing Creation Studio, Food Forest, Gardens, and Bee Hives!
Location:320, 19 Street SE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Open House & Tours, Youth Activities
Link:phoenixfoundation.ca
Yoga in the Library.
> Saturday Sep 23, 2017 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Yoga in the Library. If you are new to yoga, take advantage of this gentle Yoga class being offered at the Village Square Library! Registration is required. To register, call 403-260-2620 or visit the website.
Location:Village Square Library - 2623, 56 Street NE
Category:Free Events, Youth Activities
Link:calgarylibrary.ca
A Family Fun Day at Optimist Park .
> Saturday Sep 23, 2017 at 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
There will be free skating, food, and face painting! Bring your skates and join the Dinner Optimist Club of Calgary, the Optimist Club of Calgary, and The City of Calgary Recreation for a Family Fun Day and celebration of Canada's 150th Birthday! If you don't have skates, free rental will be provided.
Location:Optimist Park: 5020, 26 Avenue SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:facebook.com/events/308347272904320??ti=ia
Sept. 9 to Oct. 9 (Weekends & Holiday Mondays) - Halloweekends at Calaway Park! .
Everyday from Sep 23, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
September 9 to October 9 (Saturdays, Sundays, and Holiday Mondays). Halloweekends at Calaway Park! Join Billy, Roxy, and the Boo Crew. Take a stroll down Hallo-Street… if you dare! It is a spooktacular good time for the whole family!
Location:Calaway Park: 245033 Range Road 33 Calgary, T3Z 2E9
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:calawaypark.com
Weekends - Sept. 23 to Oct. 15 - Loose Moose Theatre for Kids Presents, Robin Hood.
Everyday from Sep 23, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Weekends from September 23 to October 15. Showtime on Saturdays is 1pm, and Showtimes on Sundays are at 1pm and 3pm. Loose Moose Theatre For Kids Presents, Robin Hood! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:2nd Floor of Crossroads Market - South West Entrance - 1235, 26 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:loosemoose.com
Youth Night at Trico Centre for Family Wellness.
Saturdays at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Youth Night at Trico Centre for Family Wellness. Friday nights are youth night! Youth ages 10 to 17 can drop in for floor hockey, dodgeball, basketball, and other fun activities. Supervised.
Location:Trico Centre for Family Wellness - 11150 Bonaventure Drive SE
Category:Youth Activities
Link:www.tricocentre.ca
Bert Church Live Theatre Presents, The Spark: A Hero Takes Charge .
> Saturday Sep 23, 2017 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Bert Church Live Theatre Presents, The Spark: A Hero Takes Charge by Accidental Humour Co. Mild mannered Maddy is a brilliant electrical engineer who’s desperate to prove herself when a freak accident grants her the incredible powers of static electricity. Before long, she dons a mask to become The Spark and must race against time to stop the return of Dr. Crime before he destroys the city. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Bert Church Live Theatre - 1000 E Lake Boulevard SE, Airdrie, AB
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:airdrie.ca/index.cfm?serviceID=424

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