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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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Family Fun

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
What's Up with Alberta's Feathered Friends?.
> Wednesday Mar 7, 2018 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ever wonder what's up with Alberta's feathered friends? Discover together through staff and self-led, hands-on Investigation Stations for ages 2+. These hands-on activities are included with Discovery Centre admission. Don't let this event fly by!
Location:Bow Habitat Station 1440 - 17A Street SE, Calgary, AB T2G 4T9
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:https://www.facebook.com/events/139767846628988
Tickets on Sale for the Legendary Easter Hunts at Butterfield Acres.
> Wednesday Mar 7, 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
StoryBook Theatre Presents, To Dream Again.
Everyday from Mar 9, 2018 - Mar 24, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
March 9 to 24; check website for show times. To Dream Again is a magical, enchanting, emotive and playful show full of surprises, twist and turns. Mixing the magic with the normal the story follows a nine-year-old girl, Sophie, who reaches out to her parents, Demetrius and Helena, trying to make them, through her stories, recapture the moment when they were young and in love. This show is recommended for ages 8 and up. To purchase tickets and for more information, visit the website.
Location:Bedding ton Theatre Arts Centre - 375 Bermuda Drive
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:storybooktheatre.org
Alberta Ballet Presents, Cinderella, A New Family Ballet.
Everyday from Mar 14, 2018 - Mar 17, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
March 14 to 17. Alberta Ballet reinvents a classic fairytale about a young woman - and a killer pair of shoes! Follow Cinderella on her journey to find love, despite her cruel stepmother's and stepsisters' best efforts to thwart her. To purchase tickets and performance times, visit the website.
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:albertaballet.com
Tickets on Sale for the Legendary Easter Hunts at Butterfield Acres.
> Wednesday Mar 14, 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
Spring Rally in the Alley at Gasoline Alley Museum, Heritage Park.
Everyday from Mar 23, 2018 - Apr 1, 2018 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Play challenging games, create car-themed crafts, and get revved up for fun activities throughout the museum during this family-friendly indoor event. Included with Gasoline Alley admission. For more information, visit the website.
Location:Heritage Park Historical Village - 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:heritagepark.ca
Night Sky Wonders.
> Wednesday Apr 11, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
For those who are interested in the stars and planets, you’ll have the opportunity to learn some of the basics from local astronomer, Don Hladiuk. Don is best known as the Starman on the CBC EyeOpener for the last 33 years. Night Sky Wonders is a two-hour program that includes an indoor classroom component during which you’ll enjoy a presentation by Don about what you might see in the sky, followed by an outdoor viewing session (weather-permitting) where you can put what you learned into practice. Complimentary hot chocolate will be available in case there is a bit of a chill in the air.
Cost:$15.00
Location:Bow Valley Ranch, Fish Creek Provincial Park, south end of Bow Bottom Tr. SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:friendsoffishcreek.org/event/nightsky

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