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The City of Calgary Parks Winterfest!

Sunday Nov 19, 2017 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm; The City of Calgary Parks Winterfest! Get creative in the crafts room, join a guided park tour, and test out your bird-watching skills. There will also be nature-themed games, fun facts about the park’s wildlife, and more! Takes place at Ralph Klein Park. 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, November 20
Guest: Maureen Khallad, Director, The ThinkSun Preschool 
Topic: Why are the preschool years so important for your child? Maureen will provide her expert advice on preschool's many benefits. 

Monday, November 27
Guest: Jennifer House, MSc, RD, First Step Nutrition
Topic: Thinking about skipping pureed food and using baby-led weaning to make starting solids fun, 
easy, and healthy for your little one? Tune in for Jennifer's expert advice on how to get started! 

Monday, December 4
Guest: Ellen Percival, Editor-in-Chief, Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: 'Tis the Season for Family Fun! Tune in for Ellen's top holiday events to truly make this December the most wonderful time of the year! 






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Family Fun

Santa is Coming to Bass Pro Shops.
Everyday from Nov 12, 2017 - Dec 24, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
November 12 to December 24. Santa is Coming to Bass Pro Shops! Santa will be available daily for free photos with the whole family! Your family can also enjoy free crafts and games, or explore the store while you wait to meet the big man himself! Check the website for hours of operation and contact the store for sensitive Santa appointments.
Location:112, 261055 Cross Iron Boulevard, Rocky View, AB
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Alberta Theatre Project Presents, Charlotte's Web.
Everyday from Nov 21, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Charlotte's Web runs until December 31; check website for show times. Back by popular demand, ATP brings E.B. White’s classic children’s book about the unlikely friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a spider called Charlotte to the stage this holiday season! The music-filled adaptation follows Wilbur from his beginnings as a scrawny piglet who’s spared from becoming pork chops by a young girl named Fern. But as he grows and begins to cost his owners a fortune in feed, it will take help from all his new farmyard friends to save his life again, including the miraculous talents of a very special gray spider. Audience Considerations: Suggested for ages 5+. Contains use of a brief strobe lighting effect. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Martha Cohen Theatre at Arts Commons: 215, 8 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
SCA Holiday Craft Fair.
> Tuesday Dec 5, 2017 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Get a head start on your holiday shopping and join for this popular annual event! Over 40 vendors will participate with unique handmade gifts such as hand knit items, jewelry, glass work, Christmas ornaments, floral arrangements, paper art, food items, wood work, soaps and lotions, and more! A Kids Fun Zone will be provided by Girl Guides to entertain the little ones while you shop. Concession items will be provided by Mountain Rose Food Services. Admission is free.
Location:Strathcona Christie Aspen Community Center: 277 Strathcona Drive SW
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
ZOOLIGHTS at the Calgary Zoo.
Everyday from Dec 26, 2017 - Jan 6, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
November 24 to January 6 (excluding December 25) 6 to 9pm. ZOOLIGHTS at the Calgary Zoo! Experience over 1.5 million lights, 200 displays, crackling fire pits, steamy hot chocolate, and 4 fun-filled activity zones (with many new additions!), transforming the Zoo into a magical winter wonderland! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Calgary Zoo Main Entrance: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out
Unboxed at TELUS Spark.
Everyday from Dec 26, 2017 - Jan 7, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
December 26 to January 7. Unboxed at TELUS Spark. Sometimes the packaging can be more fun than what’s in the box! Enjoy special activities that will have you seeing your holiday recyclables in a whole new light. Plus, ring in the New Year with the return of the family-friendly Noon Year’s Eve bubble wrap dance party on December 31! For full details, visit the website.
Location:TELUS Spark: 220 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Winter CARnival at Heritage Park.
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Jan 2, 2018 - Jan 3, 2018 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
December 27 to January 3, 10am to 4pm (closes at 3pm on December 31 and closed January 1). Winter CARnival at Heritage Park. Enjoy this fun-filled indoor event that has everyone in the family playing along! Winter-themed games and activities take place throughout Gasoline Alley Museum.
Location:Gasoline Alley Museum at Heritage Park: 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun

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