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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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Family Fun

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
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
Sept. 29 to Oct. 28 - Lights Out at Cobb’s Adventure Park & Corn Maze.
Everyday from Sep 29, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lights Out at Cobb’s Adventure Park & Corn Maze. Make your way through the corn maze in the dark with nothing but your flashlight! And are you BRAVE enough to make it through the haunted houses?! For more details, visit the website.
Location:Cobb's Adventure Park & Corn Maze: 500, 84 Street NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:cobbsadventurepark.com
Pure Motion Dance Company's Season Kick-Off Party.
> Friday Sep 29, 2017 at 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Due to possible snow, the event will now be taking place on Friday, September 29. Join Pure Motion Dance for the Annual Season Kick-Off Party! Bring friends and family to the Walden Campus for an evening of entertainment, food, and fun! Join for food trucks, cotton candy, popcorn, face painting, a visit from the Calgary Fire Department, and more. All proceeds will be donated to the Calgary Humane Society who will bringing a few furry friends to the event. See you there!
Location:Walden Campus: #170, 19606 Walden Boulevard SE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:puremotiondance.ca/
5th Annual Thanksgiving Pie Bake-Off at Calgary Farmers' Market.
Everyday from Sep 29, 2017 - Sep 30, 2017 at 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join for the 5th Annual Thanksgiving Pie Bake-Off, and choose a favourite pie in support of the Calgary Food Bank. Make a cash donation to the Calgary Food Bank and you will sample 5 delicious pies, satisfy your taste buds, and help ensure all Calgarians have food on their plates this Thanksgiving. There are 5 delicious pies competing for the trophy and title of Best Pie in the market! The Pie Bake-off takes place on September 29 and 30 from 11am to 2pm between Innisfail Growers & Big T’s Smokehouse. It’s going to be a slice! *While supplies last.
Location:Calgary Farmers' Market: 510, 77 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:www.calgaryfarmersmarket.ca/community/news/thanksgiving_pie_bake_off5
Sept. 29 to Oct. 23 - Pumpkin Palooza at Cobb’s Adventure Park & Corn Maze.
Everyday from Sep 29, 2017 - Oct 23, 2017 at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pumpkin Palooza at Cobb’s Adventure Park & Corn Maze. Walk through the pumpkin patch, take beautiful photos, and pick your favorite pumpkins to purchase for Halloween carving! For more information, visit the website.
Location:Cobb's Adventure Park & Corn Maze: 500, 84 Street NE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:cobbsadventurepark.com
StoryBook Theatre Presents, MADAGASCAR, a musical adventure.
Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Oct 20, 2017 - Nov 11, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
October 20 to November 11, check website for show times. StoryBook Theatre Presents, MADAGASCAR, a musical adventure. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar, a musical adventure follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. Recommended for ages 3+. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Bedding ton Theatre Arts Centre - 375 Bermuda Drive
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:storybooktheatre.org
Ghouls’ Night Out at Heritage Park.
Everyday from Oct 26, 2017 - Oct 27, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
October 26 & 27, 6 to 9pm. October 28, 5:30 to 9pm. and October 29, 4 to 7:30pm. Ghouls’ Night Out at Heritage Park. Ghouls’ Night Out is perfect for families with little ghouls ages three to nine who are looking for a fun, safe night out. Don’t miss the ghostly encounters and freaky family fun! Tickets sell out fast. Purchase tickets online to avoid disappointment.
Location:Heritage Park Historical Village - 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:heritagepark.ca
Oct. 26 to 31 - Babies Go Boo at the Calgary Public Library.
Everyday from Oct 26, 2017 - Oct 31, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Babies Go Boo at the Calgary Public Library! Dress up your baby and come celebrate Halloween with stories, rhymes, and songs. For ages 6 to 23 months. For schedule and locations, visit the website.
Location:Calgary Public Libraries
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:calgarylibrary.ca
Halloween Boo Bags at North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre.
> Friday Oct 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Halloween Boo Bags at North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre. A creative Halloween event for families! Northmount Arts Centre will supply a fabulous instructor and all the art supplies you need! Bags are only $10 each. Spaces are limited, so register your family (children must be accompanied with a parent or a caregiver): 403-221-3682.
Cost:$10.00
Location:North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre - 523, 27 Avenue NW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:calgary.ca

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