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StoryBook Theatre Presents, Curious George: The Golden Meatball.
Everyday from Oct 18, 2019 - Nov 9, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Performances: October 18 to November 9. Check website for show times. StoryBook Theatre Presents, Curious George: The Golden Meatball. All You-Can-Eat Meatball Day comes just once a year. George has been waiting all month for this day. With every swing and flip, George takes the audience through a fun-filled adventure in which he learns more about Rome, meatballs, and the secret ingredient to cooking! This show is recommended for ages 3 and up. To purchase tickets,visit the website.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre: 375 Bermuda Drive NW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:storybooktheatre.org
Tickets on Sale Now for Harvest Pumpkin Hunts at Butterfield Acres Farm.
Everyday from Sep 4, 2019 - Oct 27, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tickets are on sale now! Harvest Pumpkin Hunts at Butterfield Acres Farm takes place place weekends in October. Off you will go on a tractor-pulled hay wagon, rolling through the crunchy Fall leaves, hoping to find some kid-sized pumpkins! Then you will decorate them into creative masterpieces to take home and, of course, visit with the farm animals, too! Must purchase tickets in advance; call 403-239-0638 or visit the website.
Location:Butterfield Acres Farm: 254077 Rocky Ridge Road
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:butterfieldacres.com
Date Night Down on the Farm - Harvest Pumpkin-Style.
Everyday from Sep 12, 2019 - Oct 26, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tickets on sale now. Event takes places October 5, 11, 12, 19 & 26. Join Butterfield Acres after-hours for a fun Fall evening! Perfect for a night out with your special someone, a girls’ night, or grab a big group of friends! The farmyard opens for visits with the animals at 5pm, until the hunt starts at 6:15pm. From there, you will go on a sunset tractor-pulled wagon ride out through the back pasture to the pumpkin patch. Once everyone has found their pumpkin, you will head back to Prairie Palace for pumpkin carving! Outside, there will be a campfire and enjoy hot chocolate and s'mores. It’s harvest fun at its best! There are a limited number of tickets available for each night. This event sold out last year, so buy your tickets early! Tickets are only available to purchase online (no ticket sales at the door). Tickets are $19.99 plus GST.
Cost:$19.99
Location:Butterfield Acres Farm: 254077 Rocky Ridge Road
Category:Parent's Night Out
Link:butterfieldacres.com/pumpkin-hunt-date-night/
Ghouls’ Night Out at Heritage Park.
Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Oct 24, 2019 - Oct 27, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place October 24 to 27. Check the Park's website for hours for this event. Ghouls’ Night Out at Heritage Park. Enjoy a spooktacular night of Halloween thrills and chills at this child-friendly event. Dress up and explore the park after dark! Have tea with the Mad Hatter, wander through the pumpkin patch, play carnival games, dance with zombies, and more! Tickets on sale online or by phone.
Location:Heritage Park Historical Village: 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:heritagepark.ca
Autumn Pumpkin Festival at Calgary Farmyard.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 - Oct 27, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Takes place Saturdays & Sundays in October, including Thanksgiving weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday). Autumn Pumpkin Festival at Calgary Farmyard. Meet a superhero, pick out the perfect pumpkin, see a magic show, go on a pony ride, get your face painted, decorate a mini pumpkin, load up on candy at the Great Pumpkin Explosion, and spend hours at over 30 attractions! Every child gets a free mini pumpkin. Admission free for ages 2 and under.
Location:Calgary Farmyard: 284022 Township Rd 224, Rocky View, AB T1X 0J6
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:calgaryfarmyard.com
Embracing Dyslexia.
> Thursday Oct 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An inspiring movie. Embracing Dyslexia is a thoughtful and moving exploration of dyslexia from an insider’s perspective, weaving together interviews with parents, adult dyslexics, researchers, educators, and experts to provide an accurate portrayal of a learning difference that affects between 15 to 20 percent of the population.
Cost:$10.00
Location:Globe Cinema: 617, 8 Avenue SW
Category:Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:eventbrite.ca/e/embracing-dyslexiaan-inspiring-movie-that-explores-this-learning-disability-tickets-70231142237

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