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MONSTER MASH-UP AT TELUS SPARK'S SHOCKTOBER!

October 28 & 29; Enjoy frightful and delightful activities for the whole family during the weekend before Halloween! Brought to you in part by Calgary's Child Magazine!

Toy Mash-Up: Back by popular demand, create your very own toy mash-up by combining and sewing old toys together to design a new one! All day, every day during Monster Mash-Up weekend!

Mysterious Animal of the Night: Join the Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre and meet their friendly resident skunk, Oliver, a porcupine named Quillimena, and Ophelia, their and great horned owl. These informative and up-close presentations will give you the knowledge behind these mysterious and often misunderstood animals! 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the Inspiration Stage

Dancing in Fog: Listen for the music to rise in the atrium and come down and dance in a dry-ice powered fog! Happening multiple times per day, so keep your ears open for the music.

Costume Repair Station: Are you having a costume malfunction? Whether your costume has teeth, tails, frills or chills, one of our staff can help you develop the skills to get your costume back up and running with our supply of safety pins, sewing supplies and hot glue. All day, every day during Monster Mash-Up weekend!

Check the website for more information!

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, October 2
Guest: Ellen Percival, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: Searching for family-friendly Halloween activities around the city and beyond for your little Ghouls and Goblins? Ellen will provide her top picks for spooktacular fun. 

Monday, October 9 (Thanksgiving)
There will be no Global Morning show.

Monday, October 16
Guest: TELUS Spark, the Science Centre
Topic: SHOCKTOBER at TELUS Spark. Take risks and get curious this season with frightfully fun Halloween activities for the family. Enjoy activities for all ages as you explore the spooky science behind Halloween. You might be shocked about what you learn! Plus, Monster Mash-Up is back on October 28 and 29 for the final weekend of SHOCKTOBER celebrations! Monster Mash-Up is Proudly Sponsored by Calgary’s Child Magazine. Tune in for all of the ghoulish details! 

Monday, October 23
Guest: Corinne Nelson, Families Matter Society of Calgary
Topic:
Attention: Parents! Families Matter has recently opened 2 new Family Learning and Play Centres! Family programs include parenting classes, circle and story time, preschool readiness, programs for dads, postpartum groups, and much more! Tune in for more details on these exciting new programs for every member of your family!

Saturday, October 28
Guest:
The Calgary Partners for Safety (in partnership with Calgary's Child)
Topic: For the 23rd year, the Partners for Safety will be on patrol Halloween night. More than 800 vehicles will patrol Calgary streets from 6 to 8pm, making sure this Hallow's Eve is safe and fun for your trick-or-treaters. Tune in for all of the details. 

Monday, October 30
Guest:
The Calgary Partners for Safety (in partnership with Calgary's Child)
Topic: For the 23rd year, the Partners for Safety will be on patrol Halloween night. More than 800 vehicles will patrol Calgary streets from 6 to 8pm, making sure this Hallow's Eve is safe and fun for your trick-or-treaters. Tune in for all of the details. 





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Holiday Fun

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
SHOCKTOBER at TELUS Spark.
Everyday from Oct 14, 2017 - Oct 31, 2017 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
From October 14 to 31, take risks and be curious during SHOCKTOBER at TELUS Spark! Enjoy frightfully fun activities for the entire family as you explore the spooky science behind Halloween. Brew a colourful potion, stand under a mysterious mess, or witness the spectacle of a pumpkin destruction. Plus, Monster Mash-Up is back on October 28 and 29 for the final weekend of SHOCKTOBER celebrations! Monster Mash-Up is Proudly Sponsored by Calgary's Child Magazine!
Location:TELUS Spark: 220 St. George's Drive NE, Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:sparkscience.ca/shocktober
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 Party at Westbrook Mall.
Everyday from Oct 28, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Families and children can enjoy free pumpkin decorating and face painting in the centre court with at $2 donation to Cystic Fibrosis Canada!  *For children 12 years and younger. Must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. One per child while quantities last. 
Location:Westbrook Mall: 1200, 37 Street SW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:westbrookmall.com
Harvest Pumpkin Hunts at Butterfield Acres Farm.
Everyday from Oct 28, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017 at 10:20 am - 1:40 pm
A family favorite! Happening every weekend in October, go on a tractor-pulled hay wagon ride to search for your pumpkin! Bring the pumpkins back and decorate them, and then visit with your favorite animal friends in the farmyard. It's harvest fun at its best!
Cost:$13.99
Location:Butterfield Acres Farm: 254077 Rocky Ridge Road, Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:butterfieldacres.com/farmfun_pumpkin.htm
Oct. 28 & 29 - Kanga-Boo Halloween at Cobb’s Adventure Park & Corn Maze.
Everyday from Oct 28, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017 at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kanga-Boo Halloween at Cobb’s Adventure Park & Corn Maze. There will be free treat bags for all in costume, prizes for best costume, a pumpkin carving contest, and this is your last chance to see the kangaroos until next year. 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
Ghouls' Night Out at Heritage Park.
> Sunday Oct 29, 2017 at 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
October 26 & 27, 6 to 9pm. October 28, 5:30 to 9pm. 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: heritagepark.ca
Location:Heritage Park Historical Village - 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:heritagepark.ca
A Sensory-Friendly Halloween Event at Southcentre Mall!.
> Sunday Oct 29, 2017 at 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Southcentre Mall is proud to be partnering with Autism Calgary to provide a sensory-friendly Halloween event designed for children with Autism, mobility disabilities, and other special needs. A Special Time for Halloween will be hosted prior to the mall opening for children ages 2 to 12. Families can register for A Special Time for Halloween by calling 403-225-9100 until October 26 at 4pm or until the event is full. Space is limited to the first 150 families who register. Once registered, further info including confirmation of time slot, parking, and check-in info will be provided. Although trick-or-treating is a part of many families’ Halloween traditions, for children with sensory processing difficulties, costumes, darkness, sounds, smells, large crowds, and other traditions can be overwhelming and stressful. With this in mind, Southcentre and Autism Calgary are pleased to offer A Special Time for Halloween, tailored to families and children with Autism, Asperger’s, Cerebral Palsy, and ADHD, free of charge with registration. For more info about Autism Calgary, visit www.autismcalgary.com
Location:Southcentre Mall: 100 Anderson Road SE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:southcentremall.com
Fall Festival.
> Sunday Oct 29, 2017 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This year, Canyon Meadows Community Association is happy to partner with Amazearts to sponsor a Fall Festival. Bring your own pumpkin for the Free pumpkin painting event, craft event, and Halloween Haunted House! There will also be sand art for kids ( small card is $5 and a big card is $8), and Slime kits for kids (small is $4 and big is $8).
Location:Canyon Meadows Community Association - 844 Cantabrian Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Dance with the Sugar Plum Fairy.
> Sunday Nov 26, 2017 at 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Start your holiday season with the Sugar Plum Fairy! Professional ballet dancer Nicole Caron, the "Sugar Plum Fairy" in Alberta Ballet's annual presentation of the holiday classic "The Nutcracker" for over 10 years, will introduce your child to the magic of dance like no one else can. No experience is necessary for this fun, family-friendly event where the School of Alberta Ballet dance studio will be magically transformed into a winter wonderland full of amazement and delight. All senses will be tickled as your child learns and hears the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from the real fairy, with music performed by a live accompaniment. They will see and feel the Sugar Plum Fairy's tutu and tiara, and enjoy a sweet treat to take home! Your little boys and girls will leave with a twinkle in their eye and a spring in their step! Space is limited so register today!
Cost:$35.00
Location:School of Alberta Ballet: West Annex, Second Floor: 906, 12 Avenue SW
Category:Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:www.schoolofalbertaballet.com
Winter Fantasia.
> Sunday Dec 10, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Winter Fantasia is a winter showcase of the work of the MRU Conservatory choral ensembles including Arietta, Aria, and Arioso with a special feature of the MRU Speech Arts performers.
Cost:$10.00
Location:Bella Concert Hall Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Mount Royal University: 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Category:Family Fun, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:mru.ca/concerts

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