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Calgary Folk Music Festival’s 4th Annual Block Heater Festival

Feb 21 - Feb 23; The Festival takes place February 21 to 23. Calgary Folk Music Festival's 4th Annual Block Heater festival, presented by ATB, is a magical weekend of concerts and collaborative sessions held at Festival Hall, Studio Bell, the King Eddy, and the new Central Library. Featuring Ashley MacIssac, Basia Bulat, DJ Logic, The Handsome Family, Matt Mays, Pokey LaFarge, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, The Wet Secrets, plus many more! For full schedule lineup and to purchase tickets, visit the website.

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Calgary's Child on Global Calgary Morning News

For parenting tips and updates from local experts, don't miss the Calgary's Child Magazine Parenting Segment on the  Global Calgary Morning News Show every Monday morning! Each segment has a different guest and topic, and our segment airs at approximately 8:45am.

Monday, February 18 (Family Day Long Weekend)
Guest: Gail Bell, Co-Founder, Parenting Power
Topic: This Family Day, Parenting Power is asking people to put away their smartphones for the day and instead, spend quality time with their family. #NoPhoneFamilyDay, now in its third year, is a one-day movement in which families unplug and spend more quality time with each other - without the constant distraction of a handheld device.  

Monday, February 25
Guest:
Cynthya Bringas, Owner/Head Coach, Athletica Gymnastics
Topic: Been There, Done That! Why are some advantages of your child learning gymnastics from an expert gymnast? Cynthya will provide expert advice you will flip over! 

Calgary's Child on Soft Rock 97.7 with Christina Rowsell

We're delighted to announce a new partnership with Soft Rock 97.7FM. Every other week, our favorite radio host Christina Rowsell will be featuring select topics brought to you by Calgary's Child Magazine to start conversations on the issues that matter most to Calgary's families. Listen in from 11am to 12pm!

 

 

 

 

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Sunday, February 10th, 2019

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Canmore Winter Carnival.
Everyday from Feb 1, 2019 - Feb 10, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place February 1 to 10. Canmore winters are fun and full of magic. Every February, the Canmore community comes together during the Canmore Winter Carnival to celebrate the best parts of their unique winter lifestyle. With the BMW IBU Biathlon World Cup in town this year, Winter Carnival will be rad! Join Canmore for two weeks of indoor and outdoor events and experiences: ice carving competitions, kids’ ice carving, the always entertaining pooch parade, World Cup biathlon races, and the amazing Snowy Owl Kid N' Mutt races! For the full festival schedule, visit the website. * Some events are weather dependent. Schedule subject to change.
Location:Canmore, AB
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:canmore.ca/residents/town-events/canmore-winter-carnival
Mad Science Brixology Creatures Workshop.
> Sunday Feb 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mad Science Brixology Creatures Workshop. Brought to you by The Calgary Public Library, presented by Mad Science. Join Mad Science and discover nature’s engineering secrets as you investigate biomimicry and biomechanics! You can learn a lot about efficient design by observing plants and animals. In this class, children build a walking insect machine with LEGO® and then test different ways to help it climb up a steep incline. Suitable for ages 6 to 12. Spaces are limited. To register, visit the Calgary Public Library website.
Location:Central Library: 616 Macleod Trail SE
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:calgarylibrary.ca
Mad Science Planets & Moons Workshop.
> Sunday Feb 10, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mad Science Planets & Moons Workshop. Brought to you by The Calgary Public Library, presented by Mad Science. Join Mad Science and explore the solar system by impersonating the planets to compare their sizes and distances from the sun. Learn the difference between a solar and lunar eclipse and how space probes harness the gravity of distant planets to use less fuel. Build and keep a Mad Science® Gravity Assisted Launcher! Suitable for ages 6 to 12. Spaces are limited. To register, visit the Calgary Public Library website.
Location:Forest Lawn Library: 4807, 8 Avenue SE
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:calgarylibrary.ca

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