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Easter Eggstravaganza at the Calgary Zoo

April 14 & 15, 9am to 2pm; In Partnership with Calgary’s Child Magazine!

At the Calgary Zoo, jumping is strongly encouraged! Bounce around the Zoo and experience multiple event zones bound to keep your family hopping all day long. All activities are free with regular admission. For more details on this egg-stra special family-friendly event, 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!

Saturday, April 2
Guest: Rep, Free Infant CPR Classes
Topic: Learning how to respond in an emergency can save your child’s life! This free class for prenatal parents and parents with babies under the age of 1, includes a mix of lecture and skills practice related to infant CPR, airway management techniques and choking. Tune in for a life-saving demo and info on the upcoming Infant CPR events in Calgary and surrounding areas.

Monday, April 4
Guest: Soraya Lakhani, R. Psych., Yellow Kite Child Psychology
Topic: Does technology change how we talk to our kids about sex? Talking to our kids about today’s sexual landscape can be daunting. Soraya will provide expert tips on how to talk about sexuality to your 21st Century kid.

Saturday, April 9
Guest: Carrie Bruno, RN, IBCLC, The Mama Coach
Topic: You are thrilled that your child has been invited to their friend’s birthday bash, but your child has food allergies. Now what? How do you keep your child safe from potential exposures at the party without dampening the festivity? Tune in for Carrie’s expert tips.

Monday, April 11
Guest: Rep, Parenting Power
Topic: How do you set your child up for success for the sports season? Tune in for expert parenting advice.

Monday, April 18
Guest: Rep, Calgary Catholic School District
Topic: It’s that time of year: your school-aged child is facing year-end examinations. Being crucial to one’s education, regardless of grade, exams can be a stressful time. There are a number of ways you can take an active role in your child’s education, including promoting healthy study habits. Tune in for expert study tips to help your child manage exam anxiety.

Saturday, April 23
Guest: Karen Ung, Local Blogger, www.playoutsideguide.com
Topic: When you look through the eyes of a child, there is magic and fun all around! Landmarks become destinations to visit again and again. Karen will share her top spots to explore with your kids in Calgary parks.

Monday, April 25
Guest: Alexandra May, Director, Rhyme and Reason Early Learning
Topic: Why is multilingualism important, and what are the physical, social and educational benefits to your kid? Tune in for expert information.

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Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Fun for Kids

Sharing Dance Free Dance Classes at Decidedly Jazz.
Every Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017 - May 31, 2017 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Want to learn fun, uniquely Canadian choreography? Here’s your chance. Ahead of Sharing Dance Day (on June 2), the Decidedly Jazz Danceworks is offering free dance classes weekly. Dancers of all ages and abilities wanted! No experience required! Rehearsals will prepare you to shine in community performances across Canada beginning June 2. This is a great chance to get some exercise and have fun. Gather your family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, and get dancing! To learn more about Sharing Dance and to register for free classes, visit the website below.
Location:Studio 4, Decidedly Jazz Danceworks - 111, 12 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:www.sharingdance.ca
April 21 to May 6 - StoryBook Theatre Presents, Hana’s Suitcase.
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Apr 21, 2017 - May 6, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
April 21 to May 6; check website for show times. StoryBook Theatre Presents, Hana’s Suitcase. Based on a true story. A child’s suitcase arrives from Auschwitz at the tiny Holocaust Education Centre in Tokyo. Painted on the side are the name, “Hana Brady, 1931,” and the word, “Orphan.” The children at the Centre and their teacher embark on a relentless search to uncover the story of Hana and her fate. Recommended for ages 10+. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:375 Bermuda Drive NW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:www.storybooktheatre.org
2017 KidsFest (The Calgary International Children's Festival).
Everyday from May 24, 2017 - May 27, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
May 24 to 27; check website for schedule of performances. Celebrate the Best in Performing Arts for Children with the 2017 KidsFest (The Calgary International Children's Festival)! Explore and experience this Festival through puppetry, music, dance, theatre, author engagements, and more! There will also be free activities on Olympic Plaza adjacent to Arts Commons including storytelling, dance workshops, roving artists, magicians, face painting, creative activities and challenges, and more! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:www.calgarykidsfest.ca

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