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March 1 to 4. Make it Yours! From paint color to furniture, landscaping to functionality, your space is all about you. Do the homework to make your home work at the Calgary Home + Garden Show. Find your style with help from Canada’s biggest names in home improvement, along with a line-up of local favorites, and more than 650 trusted brands. Buy tickets online courtesy of RenovationFind.com and save $3! Satisfaction guaranteed - or the price of admission is on the Calgary Home + Garden Show. Admission is free for kids 12 & under. For show hours and for more information, visit the website.

Global Calgary Morning News Segments

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 8:25am.

Monday, February 26
Guest: Soraya Lakhani, M.Ed., R.Psych., Yellow Kite Psychology
Topic:
 How do you broach the topic of sexual harassment and assault with your kids? Soraya will provide expert advice to ensure the conversation becomes a teachable moment for our sons and daughters.

Monday, March 5
Guest: Ellen Percival, Editor-in-Chief, Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: In Calgary, Spring has almost Sprung (let's pretend it's already in full bloom!). Cabin Fever, be Gone! It's time for your family to get out and about for springtime fun. Tune in for Ellen's top events to welcome in this long-awaited warmer season. 

Monday, March 12
Guest:
Shannon Cleary, Writer/Contributor to Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: 
Parents play an important role in their child’s development in sport. Positive involvement can bring a family closer together and foster a lifelong love of athletics. But what if your involvement is having a negative impact? Shannon will discuss why you shouldn’t always coach your child in sport, and why that’s okay. 

Monday, March 19
Guest: Jennifer House, RD, Representative for the Dietitians of Canada
Topic: March is Nutrition Month. Across the country, dietitians are helping Canadians Unlock the Potential of Food. Jennifer will explain how you can unlock the potential of food to discover by fostering healthy eating habits in your kids by teaching them how to shop for ingredients and cook a yummy meal for the family. She will also provide and demonstrate a great starter recipe. 

Monday, March 26
Guest: To Be Announced
Topic: To Be Announced




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Saturday, February 24th, 2018

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Daily Events

Whales|Tohor? at TELUS Spark.
Everyday from Jan 20, 2018 - Jun 20, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Check TELUS Spark's website for hours of operation. One of the most exclusive exhibitions is making its final North American stop at Calgary's science centre on January 20 to June 20! Whales|Tohor? is an interactive experience housing one of the world's largest whale collections from the National Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. This exhibition will immerse you into the biology diversity, evolution, and deep significance of whales to M?ori culture.
Location:TELUS Spark: 220 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out
Link:sparkscience.ca
Tickets on Sale for the Legendary Easter Hunts at Butterfield Acres.
> Saturday Feb 24, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tickets on Sale Now! The Legendary Easter Hunts at Butterfield take place March 24 & 25 and March 30 & 31. Bring the family out to help the Easter Bunny, visit with all the Spring babies (of course!), do a little Spring planting with the family, and snap great pics with the Easter Bunny. Afterward, all the kids head home with a little treat from the Easter Bunny to say thanks for helping! Buy tickets soon as they sell out quickly. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Butterfield Acres Farm: 254077 Rocky Ridge Road, Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:butterfieldacres.com
February 9 to 24 - StoryBook Theatre Presents, The Outsiders.
Everyday from Feb 9, 2018 - Feb 24, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
February 9 to 24. Check website for show times. This entirely practical stage adaptation deals with real people seen through the eyes of young Ponyboy, a Greaser on the wrong side of life, caught up in territorial battles between the have-it-made rich kids - the Socs - and his tough, underprivileged “greaser” family and friends. This Show is recommended for ages 12+. For show times and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre: 375 Bermuda Drive NW
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:storybooktheatre.org
Young Masters.
> Saturday Feb 24, 2018 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Please join with your elementary school-aged children for a fun and informative age-appropriate talk by Masters Gallery President, Ryan Green, as well as art-related activities and treats!
Location:Masters Gallery: 2115, 4th Street SW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:mastersgallery.wordpress.com/2018/02/06/second-public-young-masters/
Kidz Night Out at Bricks 4 Kidz.
> Saturday Feb 24, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bricks 4 Kidz Night Out is a high-energy evening full of LEGO® edutainment for kids ages 3 to 12. Children spend 3 hours of fun working through a variety of project station options including basic brick builds, motorized technic models, LEGO® art mosaics, and creative free play. Engaging games/challenges, themed crafts, and a small take-home add to the fun! To register your kids, call 403-457-5530 or visit the website.
Location:Bricks 4 Kidz Auburn Bay Centre: 1428, 19 Avenue NW
Category:Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:bricks4kidz.com/calgary
Youth Night at Trico Centre for Family Wellness.
Saturdays at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Youth Night at Trico Centre for Family Wellness. Friday nights are youth night! Youth ages 10 to 17 can drop in for floor hockey, dodgeball, basketball, and other fun activities. Supervised.
Location:Trico Centre for Family Wellness - 11150 Bonaventure Drive SE
Category:Youth Activities
Link:www.tricocentre.ca

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