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PlaytexBaby™ for Better Beginnings Contest!

This prize pack includes the PlaytexBaby™ bestsellers that will help you with everything from bottle-feeding to the tools you'll need for introducing solid foods, as well as the New Diaper Genie® Expressions! For more information about these and other PlaytexBaby™ products, visit playtexbaby.ca.

For your chance to win the PlaytexBaby™ prize pack, enter here (contest code: Baby). Entry deadline is Monday, April 10, 2017.

Skip Your Way to Good Health Contest!

Tangram Connected Jump Rope: Experience the evolution of a cardio workout classic with the Tangram Connected Jump Rope. Thanks to the 23 high-quality LEDs in the rope connected to magnetic sensors, you can see your fitness data in mid-air as you jump. Two sets of ball bearings in each handle guarantee smooth, natural motion. Pair with the Smart Gym mobile app (iOS, Android, Apple Watch) to track jumps, calories burned, training intervals, and compete with friends. For more information about the Tangram Connected Jump Rope and to purchase, visit the website.

For your chance to win the Tangram Connected Jump Rope, enter here (contest code: Skip). Entry deadline is Monday, April 10, 2017.

Enter to Win 4 Tickets to The Queen, the Bear and the Bumblebee!

The Mount Royal University Conservatory's production The Queen, the Bear and the Bumblebee is an original, collaborative stage performance for a multi-generational audience that combines storytelling, chamber music, song and dance (with choreography by Yukichi Hattori) as part of their Family Portrait series. 

Based on the award-winning CD with story by Dini Petty and music by Canadian composers Andrew Homzy and Mark Goldman, Erin Thrall's stage production is a Calgary-born production where she could find these amazing artists to bring this vision to life. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.

For your chance to win 4 tickets to this delightful production, enter here (contest code: MRU). Entry deadline is Monday, April 10, 2017. Performance date is April 22 at 2pm at the Bella Concert Hall in the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts.

Vertigo Theatre, Y Stage Series Presents: The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

Seas have risen; billions have died. Alvin Sputnik is our only hope. He must venture to the bottom of the ocean to find his wife's lost soul and save humanity. Direct from sell-out seasons in New York, Sydney and Auckland, this multi award-winning piece of heart-warming "theatrical magic" is a one-man micro-epic about enduring love and the end of the world. Recommended for ages 10+. The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik runs April 21 to 23. For more information about the show and to purchase tickets, visit vertigotheatre.com/y-stage-series

For your chance to win a family pack of 4 tickets to The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer, enter here (contest code: Sputnik). Entry deadline is Monday, April 17, 2017.


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Easter Eggstravaganza at the Calgary Zoo

April 14 & 15, 9am to 2pm; In Partnership with Calgary’s Child Magazine!

At the Calgary Zoo, jumping is strongly encouraged! Bounce around the Zoo and experience multiple event zones bound to keep your family hopping all day long. All activities are free with regular admission. For more details on this egg-stra special family-friendly event, visit the 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!

Saturday, April 2
Guest: Rep, Free Infant CPR Classes
Topic: Learning how to respond in an emergency can save your child’s life! This free class for prenatal parents and parents with babies under the age of 1, includes a mix of lecture and skills practice related to infant CPR, airway management techniques and choking. Tune in for a life-saving demo and info on the upcoming Infant CPR events in Calgary and surrounding areas.

Monday, April 4
Guest: Soraya Lakhani, R. Psych., Yellow Kite Child Psychology
Topic: Does technology change how we talk to our kids about sex? Talking to our kids about today’s sexual landscape can be daunting. Soraya will provide expert tips on how to talk about sexuality to your 21st Century kid.

Saturday, April 9
Guest: Carrie Bruno, RN, IBCLC, The Mama Coach
Topic: You are thrilled that your child has been invited to their friend’s birthday bash, but your child has food allergies. Now what? How do you keep your child safe from potential exposures at the party without dampening the festivity? Tune in for Carrie’s expert tips.

Monday, April 11
Guest: Rep, Parenting Power
Topic: How do you set your child up for success for the sports season? Tune in for expert parenting advice.

Monday, April 18
Guest: Rep, Calgary Catholic School District
Topic: It’s that time of year: your school-aged child is facing year-end examinations. Being crucial to one’s education, regardless of grade, exams can be a stressful time. There are a number of ways you can take an active role in your child’s education, including promoting healthy study habits. Tune in for expert study tips to help your child manage exam anxiety.

Saturday, April 23
Guest: Karen Ung, Local Blogger, www.playoutsideguide.com
Topic: When you look through the eyes of a child, there is magic and fun all around! Landmarks become destinations to visit again and again. Karen will share her top spots to explore with your kids in Calgary parks.

Monday, April 25
Guest: Alexandra May, Director, Rhyme and Reason Early Learning
Topic: Why is multilingualism important, and what are the physical, social and educational benefits to your kid? Tune in for expert information.

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Theme: Here Comes Summer - Get out and Play!
Ad Booking Deadline:Mar 22, 2017
Distribution: starts first week of May 2017

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