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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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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
Downtown Harvest Market.
> Wednesday Oct 11, 2017 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
After the Successful Market on Stephen Avenue, we are pleased to be coming back Downtown! We will be bringing the Harvest Market to Gulf Canada Square on Oct 11 and October 25 from 10 to 2pm. You will find local producers and other food items, artists, fashion, and health & wellness. Bring your Enviro bag. If you want to be part of our market, contact 403-204-9243 or send an email to inquiries@dmeinc.ca
Location:Gulf Canada Square: 401, 9 Avenue SW
Category:Community Sales & Markets
Link:facebook.com/events/2061798770773114/
Free Presentation on Fentanyl.
> Wednesday Oct 11, 2017 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Sgt. Andrew Critchley of the Calgary Police Service Crime Prevention Team will present on the issue of fentanyl awareness, touch on the historical issues of opiate usage, and offer preventative advice, while highlighting recent changes to legislation.
Location:Alberta Children's Hospital - 4th Floor
Category:Free Events, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://community.hmhc.ca/sessions/?p=in-person

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