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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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Fun for Kids

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
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
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
The Great Big Boo! at Cineplex Cinemas.
> Thursday Oct 26, 2017 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
There are 2 Showtimes on October 26: 4pm and 6pm. Musical theatre meets trick-or-treating in this spectacular, non-scary show for kids! Join Zoe and Justin as they sing and dance their way through Boo Alley! Along the way, they’ll meet wacky, larger-than-life characters and embark on a quest to save Halloween. Through a maze of wild adventures, the new friends will overcome their fears, realize their dreams, and discover the true spirit of Halloween: You can be anything you want to be! Featuring a dynamic original score, spectacular dance numbers, and stunning theatrical effects, the show is sure to captivate and delight the whole family. Following the show, the audience is invited to meet the stars of the show, and join them for a fun trick-or-treat event!
Location:Cineplex Odeon Sunridge Spectrum Cinemas: 400, 2555 - 32 Street NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:cineplex.com/Showtimes/the-great-big-boo/calgary-ab?Date=10/26/2017
Calgary JCC Jewish Book Festival.
Everyday from Dec 6, 2017 - Dec 10, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place December 6 to 10. Book Festival Hours - Sunday through Thursday: 10am to 8:30pm; Friday: 10am to 1:30pm; and Saturday: 6 to 8pm. Join the Calgary JCC as they celebrate Canada’s 150th! For more information, visit the website.
Location:Calgary JCC: 1607, 90 Avenue SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:calgaryjcc.com/jewish-book-festival
Viessmann Luge World Cup at WinSport.
Everyday from Dec 7, 2017 - Dec 9, 2017 at 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
The fastest athletes on ice will slide into Calgary for the Viessmann Luge World Cup and the Viessmann Team Relay World Cup. WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park will play host to the fourth stop on the World Cup luge circuit as more than 120 athletes representing more than 20 countries will blast down the Olympic Track at speeds of up to 130 km/h in men and women singles, and doubles races. Come cheer on Canada and our Olympians on the road to the Olympics in 2018 in PyeongChang, Korea. Schedule: December 7: 4pm. December 8: Doubles - 3 to 5:10pm. Men: 5:40 to 8:20pm. Then Awards. December 9: Women - 9:40 to 11:50am. Team Relay - 12:50 to 1:50pm. Then Awards. And there will also be Christmas at the Track Activities for the whole family! Takes place from 10am to 3pm.
Cost:$10.00
Location:Winsport Canada Olympic Park: 88 Canada Olympic Road SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:luge.ca/en/wc2017/

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