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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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Daily Events

The Alex Breastfeeding Clinic is Moving to a New Location.
Everyday from Jun 1, 2017 - Aug 30, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Alex Breastfeeding Clinic is on the move. New Location, Same Great Services for Patients! For more information, call 403-266-2622.
Location:New Location: 2840, 2 Avenue SE
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities
‘The CAST’ Program Performs Legally Blonde, The Musical.
Everyday from Aug 4, 2017 - Aug 12, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
August 4 to 12. ‘The CAST’ Program Performs Legally Blonde, The Musical at the Performing Arts Youth Centre. Presented by the Youth Singers of Calgary. For more information, schedule, and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Performing Arts Centre - 1371 Hastings Crescent SE.
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:www.youthsingers.org/programs/cast/
YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre.
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Jul 4, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesdays to Saturdays in July & August. Get ready for an awesome police adventure! Step into the shoes of a CPS officer and explore Calgary’s police museum! Ride-along with HAWCS helicopter simulator, step on scene in the Forensics exhibit, and snap a photo in a real police car. For more information, visit the website.
Location:5111, 47 Street NE
Category:Free Events, Youth Activities
Link:www.youthlinkcalgary.com
Learn to Fish Family Clinic at Bow Habitat Station.
Every Saturday, Jun 1, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Takes place on Saturdays in June, July and August. Takes place on Thursdays in July and August. Discover the lure of fishing together as a family! Learn the tips and tools you need to fish in Alberta through this hands-on clinic designed for ages 6+ and a guardian. The best part? No fishing equipment or fishing licences required to participate – Bow Habitat supplies it all! To register, call 403-297-6561. Times: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Cost: $20 +taxes per person
Cost:$20.00
Location:Bow Habitat Station: 1440 - 17A Street SE
Category:Family Fun
Link:http://aep.alberta.ca/recreation-public-use/bow-habitat-station/fishing.aspx
Sweet Summer Corn Festival at the Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm.
> Saturday Aug 12, 2017 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sweet Summer Corn Festival at the Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm. Enjoy pony rides, a corn-eating contest, corn crafts, a petting zoo, mini-golf, wagon and train rides, and more!
Location:284022 Township Road 224, Rockyview, AB T1X 0J6
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:www.calgarycornmaze.com
Dr. Seuss in the Park.
Every Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017 at 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Dr. Seuss in the Park will set up a reading tent in Riley Park for kids of all ages to enjoy! There will be reading, crafts, and face paint to encourage a love of reading. The event runs every Saturday from June 24 to August 26 (weather permitting).
Location:Riley Park: 8 Avenue and 12 Street NW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Playtime & Story Time
Link:www.su.ucalgary.ca/programs-services/volunteer-programs/
Princesses & Superheroes at Cobb’s Adventure Park & Corn Maze.
Everyday from Aug 12, 2017 - Aug 13, 2017 at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
August 12 & 13. Princesses & Superheroes at Cobb’s Adventure Park & Corn Maze. Say, “Cheese!” Your favorite princesses and superheroes will be on-site for you to have your photos taken with!
Location:1500, 84 Street NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:www.cobbsadventurepark.com
Taste of Calgary.
Everyday from Aug 10, 2017 - Aug 13, 2017 at 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Takes place from August 10 to 13. Taste of Calgary, the city's most appetizing outdoor festival of food and drinks, is back for its 21st year at Eau Claire's festival plaza. This year’s blend of international cuisines will treat your taste buds to flavors from African, East Indian, Italian, Asian and others; all represented by over 60 of Calgary’s most unique restaurants and beverage companies. Come down and try sample-sized menu items that are perfect for a bite-size taste of Calgary’s great cuisine and most unique beverages. Buy Taste sampling tickets for $1 each right at the event and use them to pay for any of the food or beverage menu items at the festival. Admission to the festival is free and includes a taste of Calgary’s incredible local entertainers live on the Main Stage!
Location:Eau Claire's Festival Plaza - Barclay Parade and 3 Street SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:www.tasteofcalgary.com

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