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Guardians of the Wild at the Calgary Zoo

Introducing Guardians of the Wild, the Calgary Zoo's new on-park program designed to encourage families to take action to protect wildlife and wild places. This interactive program will help to enhance your zoo experience and inspire a visit to all corners of the park! Explore the zoo with the action map, collect the codes at each station, and enter the contest! This exciting scavenger hunt has incredible prizes, including a trip for two to China to see giant pandas! This program runs July 4 - September 3. Check out the website  for more information!

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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, July 23
Guest: Soraya Lakhani, M.Ed., R. Psych., Yellow Kite Psychology
Topic: Navigating co-parenting and your children's birthdays after divorce? Tune in for Soraya's expert advice to ensure successful celebrations. 

Monday, July 30
Guest: Sarah Remmer, RD, The Centre for Family Nutrition
Topic: Another summer long weekend is fast-approaching, the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors and revel in a family picnic! Tune in for Sarah's top eats to pack in your basket and she'll share some food safety tips, too! 

Monday, August 6
There will be no Global Morning Show on August Long Weekend.

Calgary's Child on Soft Rock 97.7 with Christina Rowsell

We're delighted to announce a new partnership with Soft Rock 97.7FM. Every other week, our favorite radio host Christina Rowsell will be featuring select topics brought to you by Calgary's Child Magazine to start conversations on the issues that matter most to Calgary's families. Listen in from 11am to 12pm!

July 19
Money Matters and your kids. Calgary’s Child Magazine gives us some useful allowance tips for kids and teens. Did you get an allowance as a kid? 

August 5
They say getting out to play is the best medicine. Calgary’s Child Magazine shares a fantastic story on the developmental power of nature play. What was your favourite outdoor activity when you were younger? 

 

 

 

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Tickets on Sale Now for This Girl Can Expo on September 8.
Everyday from May 30, 2018 - Sep 8, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tickers on Sale Now! This Girl Can Expo, presented by Hurd Ventures, is for girls ages 5+ featuring health and wellness, sports activities, fashion, arts and design, science and technology, and safety and support. It will be in the Big Four Building on September 8. For more information and to purchase tickets to the expo, visit the website!
Cost:$7.00
Location:Big 4 Building: 1410 Olympic Way SE
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:thisgirlcanyyc.com
Guardians of the Wild at the Calgary Zoo.
Everyday from Jul 11, 2018 - Sep 3, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Introducing Guardians of the Wild, the Calgary Zoo's new on-park program designed to encourage families to take action to protect wildlife and wild places. This interactive program will help to enhance your zoo experience and inspire a visit to all corners of the park! Explore the zoo with the action map, collect the codes at each station, and enter the contest! This exciting scavenger hunt has incredible prizes, including a trip for two to China to see giant pandas! This program runs until September 3. For more information, check out the website! Included with Paid Admission.
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:www.calgaryzoo.com/guardians-of-the-wild
Westerner Days Fair & Exposition.
Everyday from Jul 18, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Westerner Days Fair & Exposition takes place July 18 to 22. Buckle Up and Let's Go to Central Alberta's largest summer celebration! Inside the Saputo Kids Corral, you'll find the Alberta Co-op family stage, face painting, mini golf, crafts and activities, and more! New this year, check out the animals, and enjoy the Funhaus inflatables with a monster obstacle course and more activities for all ages! Passes on sale now!
Location:Red Deer, AB
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:westernerdays.ca
Calgary Turkish Festival.
Everyday from Jul 19, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018 at 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Takes place July 19 to 22. Come experience the Calgary Turkish Festival! Browse and buy Turkish products, souvenirs, and handcrafts; participate in activities for children; view many authentic demonstrations and performances; sample Turkish cuisine; and do much more at the Festival. Admission is free. For more information, visit the website.
Location:Burc Intercultural Centre: 2937, 19 Street NE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events
Link:calgaryturkishfestival.com
The City of Calgary Stay n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Jul 23, 2018 - Jul 27, 2018 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Takes place July 23 to 27. These safe, supervised programs help young children and adults make new friends and stay active through a play-based learning environment. Participants will engage in games and activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For ages 3 to 5 plus an adult. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:calgary.ca/free
Calgary Folk Music Festival.
Everyday from Jul 26, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Festival takes place July 26 to 29. Calgary's favorite family-friendly music festival is bringing back your annual favourites including the beer gardens, kids' zone, food trucks, local vendors, and over 70 folk artists from around the globe! For full musical lineup, schedule, and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:calgaryfolkfest.com
The City of Calgary Stay n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Jul 30, 2018 - Aug 3, 2018 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Takes place July 30 to August 3. These safe, supervised programs help young children and adults make new friends and stay active through a play-based learning environment. Participants will engage in games and activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For ages 3 to 5 plus an adult. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:calgary.ca/free
The City of Calgary’s Music in the Park.
> Thursday Aug 2, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Enjoy live music at Central Memorial Park with family and friends. Pack a picnic, bring a blanket, and settle in for some great entertainment! Takes place rain or shine.
Location:Central Memorial Park: 1221, 2 Street SW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/CSPS/Parks/Pages/Programs/Music-in-the-park.aspx
The City of Calgary Stay n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Aug 7, 2018 - Aug 10, 2018 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Takes place August 7 to 10. These safe, supervised programs help young children and adults make new friends and stay active through a play-based learning environment. Participants will engage in games and activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For ages 3 to 5 plus an adult. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:calgary.ca/free
Taste of Calgary .
Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Aug 9, 2018 - Aug 12, 2018 at 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Takes place August 9 to 12. Discover Calgary's global cuisines from a mix of unique restaurants and beverage companies. Plus, get a taste of Calgary's great musicians. And shop at some of the most interesting marketplace vendors in the city! Buy sampling tickets for $1 each right at the festival and use them to sample any of the food or beverage menu items. Visit a variety of artisans, entrepreneurs, and interactive activities to add to the fun of the festival. Admission to the festival is free and includes a taste of Calgary's best musical acts. To purchase tickets in advance, visit the website.
Location:Eau Claire Festival Plaza: Barclay Parade and 3 Street SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:tasteofcalgary.com
The City of Calgary Stay n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Aug 13, 2018 - Aug 17, 2018 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Takes place August 7 to 10. These safe, supervised programs help young children and adults make new friends and stay active through a play-based learning environment. Participants will engage in games and activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For ages 3 to 5 plus an adult. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:calgary.ca/free
GlobalFest.
Everyday from Aug 16, 2018 - Aug 25, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival will illuminate the night sky 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! For full lineup and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Elliston Park: 1827, 68 Street SE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:globalfest.ca
StoryBook Theatre Presents, Into the Woods.
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 - Sep 8, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Performances take place August 18 to September 8 (Tuesdays to Saturdays and Saturdays & Sundays). Check the website for performance dates and showtimes. Characters like Cinderella, Jack, Red Riding Hood, and several others are shown just what would happen should all of their wishes come true. Worlds collide as wishes and quests meet a delightfully, conniving witch on a dark journey Into the Woods. Appropriate for ages 8 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, Youth Activities
Link:storybooktheatre.org
The City of Calgary Stay n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Aug 20, 2018 - Aug 24, 2018 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Takes place August 20 to 24. These safe, supervised programs help young children and adults make new friends and stay active through a play-based learning environment. Participants will engage in games and activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For ages 3 to 5 plus an adult. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:calgary.ca/free
Mad Science Keep in Touch Preschool Workshop.
> Thursday Aug 30, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Free Mad Science Keep in Touch Preschool Workshop brought to you by The Calgary Public Library as part of The Ultimate Summer Challenge! Spaces are limited. First come, first serve.
Location:Rocky Ridge Library: 11300 Rocky Ridge Road NW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Playtime & Story Time
Link:calgary.madscience.org/
Mad Science Dinosaurs Preschool Workshop.
> Thursday Aug 30, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Free Mad Science Dinosaurs Preschool Workshop brought to you by The Calgary Public Library as part of their Ultimate Summer Challenge! Spaces are limited. First come, first serve.
Location:Sage Hill Library: 19 Sage Hill Passage NW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Playtime & Story Time
Link:calgary.madscience.org/

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