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2017 KidsFest (The Calgary International Children's Festival)

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.

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, May 1
Katie Domries, Registered Provisional Psychologist and Family Counsellor
Whether parents like it or not, adolescents are viewing pornography - intentionally and accidentally - at increasing rates. Katie will provide expert advice on why it’s important to talk to your youth about pornography and a few key tips to keep in mind when doing so.

Monday, May 8
Guest: Dr. Farrah Sunderji, OD, of Eyedeology
Topic: My Tw/een wants to wear contact lenses, now what?! Dr. Sunderji will discuss the pros and cautions of purchasing contact lenses for your adolescent. 

Monday, May 15
Guest: Bryan Schaefer, Owner of School of Rock
Topic: Tune in and rock out! Bryan will discuss the benefits of putting your kids in groups and bands to learn music, and, in his opinion, why performance-based music education is better than traditional music lessons.

Monday, May 22 (May Long Weekend)
There will be no Global Morning Show.

Monday, May 29
Guest: Catriona Le May Doan, O.C.,  Sr. Director of Community and Sport Engagement, Sport Calgary
Topic: Registration opened May 23 for the 9th Annual All Sport One Day: A free sport discovery for kids ages 6 to 12. All Sport One Day is an opportunity for kids to discover new activities, for families to also get involved, and to see what the incredible facilities around our great city have to offer. Catriona will fill us in on all the physical details! 



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Friday, April 21st, 2017

Music, Theatre & Performances

New West Symphony & Chorus Presents, A Bit of Broadway.
Everyday from Jun 2, 2017 - Jun 3, 2017 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
New West Symphony and Chorus invites you to join them on a musical journey from the streets of New York City where the "Newsies” roam to "One Short Day" in the Emerald City. Don't miss this opportunity to be mesmerized by classic music from "Phantom of the Opera,” "Fiddler on the Roof,” “The Pirates of Penzance,” and many more! Whether you are a seasoned Broadway fan or a Broadway newbie, this show is bound to be entertaining! Appropriate for all ages. Tickets are on sale now for the June 2 and June 3 concerts. Seating is limited, so you don't want to wait!
Location:Eckhardte-Grammatte Hall Rosza Centre, U of C: 2500 University Drive NW
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents, Sci-Fi Spectacular: Star Wars to Star Trek.
Everyday from Jun 16, 2017 - Jun 17, 2017 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
June 16 & 17, 8pm. Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents, Sci-Fi Spectacular: Star Wars to Star Trek. Experience Hollywood’s ultimate sci-fi film and TV themes in this orchestral salute led by Pops conductor extraordinaire, John Morris Russell. From John Williams’ ubiquitous Star Wars and The Force Awakens to Star Trek, Close Encounters, Lost in Space and beyond, explore space - the final frontier - with the CPO as your guide! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out

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