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Hoodoo You Want to Take to the Badlands Contest!

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and explore the Badlands of Alberta! This prize pack includes 4 passes each to:

· Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site. The Atlas Coal Mine is 16 tons of fun! Drumheller is Coal Valley, where over 100 mines penetrated the black seams of the Badlands. Go up the underground, ride the mine train, and climb the wooden tipple. Tours are fun, fascinating, and the guides rock! For more information, visit www.atlascoalmine.ab.ca

· East Coulee School Museum: Life in a coal town unearthed. This former four-room schoolhouse is home to a remarkable array of archives and exhibits, and has become an important resource for educating students and history buffs on the coal mining era in Alberta. For more information, visit http://ecsmuseum.ca

· Royal Tyrrell Museum. Canada’s only museum dedicated exclusively to the science of paleontology. In addition to housing one of the world’s largest displays of dinosaurs, the Museum offers a wide variety of creative, fun, and educational programs that bring the prehistoric past to life! For more information, visit tyrrellmuseum.com.

For your chance to escape to the Alberta Badlands this summer, enter here (contest code: Hoodoo). Entry deadline is Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

Gear Up for Back to School With Bixbee® Contest!

Bixbee® Funtastical Backpack: Bixbee’s lightweight, ergonomic, and fashionable backpacks are perfect for kids of all ages! With the patented horizontal design with the guidelines set by the American Occupational Therapy Association, not only does this design allow easy access to books and supplies, it also ensures optimal distribution of weight. Contoured and padded adjustable shoulder straps allow for the perfect fit while the generously padded mesh back panels alleviate press points and provide extra comfort. For more information on the Funtastical Backpack and to view the full line-up of too-cool-for-school backpacks, lunch boxes, and more, visit bixbee.com.

For your chance to win the Bixbee® Funtastical Backpack, enter here (contest code: Bixbee). Entry deadline is Thursday, August 31, 2017.

Top-Notch Trike for Your Tike Contest!

The Original smarTrike® High End 5-in-1 Infinity: The luxurious Infinity is a versatile, high-end, 5-in-1 trike designed for a stylish and adventurous outdoor ride! Created by smarTrike®, the Infinity showcases rich fabrics with a reclining seat and shock absorbers for happy naps on-the-go. This well-crafted trike features 5 convertible modes and patented one-touch steering technology to accommodate children as they grow between 10 and 36 months. For more information about all of The Original smarTrike’s award-winning products, visit smartrike.com. Purchase The Original smarTrike® High End 5-in-1 Infinity at Toys “R” Us.

For your chance to win The Original smarTrike® High End 5-in-1 Infinity, enter here (contest code code: Infinity). Entry deadline is Wednesday, August 2, 2017.

I Ain’t Afraid of No Ghost Contest!

Playmobil® Ghostbusters™ Firehouse: Something strange in your neighbourhood? Call the Ghostbusters™ Firehouse! Here you will find Spengler mixing up his current ghost-fighting mixture in the lab, Stantz keeping a close eye on the library ghost, and Janine answering all of your ghostbusting calls. When the call comes in, watch them race into action sliding down the fire pole to the garage. (And don’t forget to lock up all the ghosts in the Ghost Containment Unit.) This set is packed with plenty of accessories for hunting down ghosts, including a detachable proton pack and proton laser, ghost trap, silicone slime splatters, and more! For more information on Playmobil®products and to purchase the Playmobil® GhostbustersTM Firehouse, visit playmobil.ca.

For your chance to win the Playmobil® Ghostbusters™ Firehouse, enter here (contest code: Ghostbusters). Entry deadline is Wednesday, August 2, 2017.

Camping with Coleman®Contest!

This summer, Coleman®wants all Canadians to leave their distractions behind and appreciate all of the beauty this country has to offer. Get outside and celebrate what it means to be Canadian with the Coleman® Youth Firefly Sleeping Bag and Tenaya Lake™ 8-Person Fast Pitch Tent to camp or create a spectacular back yard fort! For more information on where to purchase these Coleman® camping products and more, visit colemancanada.ca. And don’t forget, National Get Outside Day is Friday, July 14, 2017. Plan your next outdoor adventure by visiting getoutsidecanada.com.

For your chance to win the 2 Youth Firefly Sleeping Bags (one pink and one blue), and the Tenaya Lake™ 8-Person Fast Pitch Tent, enter here (contest code: Coleman). Entry deadline is Wednesday, August 2, 2017.




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Save The Date


Aug 15 - Aug 26, 2017; GlobalFest is an explosively multicultural festival that will take place from August 15 to 26. GlobalFest is proud to partner once again with Trico Homes for the International Fireworks Festival and Sunbelt Rentals for the OneWorld Festival. The Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival illuminates the night sky every August with a symphony of pyrotechnics and music, coming together as an artistic display of light and sound.Sunbelt Rentals OneWorld Festival will play host to various activities including live performances, cultural pavilions, ethnic food booths, and a night market. Check the website for more details!

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, June 26
Guest: Ellen Percival, Editor-in-Chief, Calgary’s Child Magazine
Topic: We at Calgary’s Child literally have a Hundred Ideas for Summer Fun In and Around Calgary. Tune in for a few of Ellen’s top picks!

Monday, July 3
Guest: Heather Cowie, The City of Calgary
Topic: The kids are out of school, and summertime is finally here! But what to do with the kids? The City of Calgary has tons of ideas to keep you and your family active: Get Moving YYC; Summer Youth Passport; Splash & Swim; Mobile Adventure Playground; and more! Tune in for all the details.  

Monday, July 10
Guest: Richard Haber, M.D., FRCPC
Topic: Taking care of baby in the heat of summer can be tricky. You are always trying to weigh out the risks and benefits of taking activities outside and when you do go outside, you wonder if you are taking all the necessary precautions to keep your baby protected. Tune in for Dr. Haber's expert medical advice on how to keep your baby safe from the sun's harmful rays. 

Monday, July 17
Guest: Shannon Cleary, Writer and Contributor to Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: It's date night and you've found a sitter. According to your plans, the sitter know what to serve your kids for supper and when to put them to bed. But there's another important conversation to have with your sitter before you leave for date night. In this age of over-sharing, it's important to talk to your sitter about your expectations regarding digital safety. Shannon will provide expert advice on what areas to address.  

Monday, July 24
Guest: Julia Crowell, Speech-Language Pathologist, Pacekids Programs
Topic: Tune in for expert advice on different and fun strategies to help your child learn their first words and sentences. And be sure to check out Pacekids' First Ever Free Speech Day on August 3 from 9am to Noon at Pacekids South School! Tune in for all of the details. 

Monday, July 31
Guest: Tanja Haley, R.Psych., Gottman Certified Couples Therapist, Contributor to Calgary’s Child Magazine
Topic: The transition to parenthood can be a joyous experience, but also a very stressful one. In order to become a ‘master’ couple of that journey, there are a few things that you and your partner can do to pave the way to a smoother transition to parenthood.

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Distribution: starts first week of September 2017

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