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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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Parent's Night Out

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
Fostering Academic Resilience in Elementary and Middle School Children.
> Wednesday Sep 27, 2017 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
For children to be successful in school, they must be resilient to the challenges that appear in their daily lives. Many researchers explore how resilience is important to the functioning of children who survive significant life traumas, but often neglect the everyday stressors that impact the majority of children in our schools and communities. Academic resilience can be described as the ability to overcome situational barriers or stressors that appear in life to achieve academically in school. In this talk, we will identify the components that make children academically resilient and outline the ways that parents and teachers can foster it in their homes and classrooms.
Location:West Ridge School 8903 Wentworth Ave SW, Calgary
Category:Free Events, Parent's Night Out, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
MRU Conservatory Presents, Israeli Chamber Project, Wyatt Concert Series.
> Wednesday Oct 4, 2017 at 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Founded in 2008, the Israeli Chamber Project is made up of distinguished musicians Yehonatan Berick (violin), Mark Holloway (viola), Michal Korman (cello), Tibi Cziger (clarinet), and Assaff Weisman (piano). Based both in Israel and New York, the ensemble was created so its members could give back to the community and showcase Israeli culture. The Israeli Chamber Project gathers for chamber music concerts, educational and outreach programs around the world. For more information and pricing, visit the website.
Location:Bella Concert Hall, Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts, Mount Royal University
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out

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