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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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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
The City of Calgary Park n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Jul 23, 2018 - Jul 27, 2018 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Takes place July 23 to 27. These safe, supervised programs help young children make new friends and learn games and activities! For ages 6 to 12. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
Phoenix Education Foundation School Open House.
> Thursday Jul 26, 2018 at 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Phoenix is a great place to learn independently! For Grades 1 to 6. Come check out the unique BlendEd learning. What is BlendEd? Discover how Phoenix Education makes learning fun, challenging, and enjoyable. Remember: Students must be at least 5 years and 6 months old by September 1st to register for Grade 1.
Location:Phoenix Foundation: 320, 19 Street SE
Category:Free Events, Open House & Tours
Link:phoenixfoundation.ca
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 Park n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Jul 30, 2018 - Aug 3, 2018 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Takes place July 30 to August 3. These safe, supervised programs help young children make new friends and learn games and activities! For ages 6 to 12. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
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
The City of Calgary Park n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Aug 7, 2018 - Aug 10, 2018 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Takes place August 7 to 10. These safe, supervised programs help young children make new friends and learn games and activities! For ages 6 to 12. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
The City of Calgary Park n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Aug 13, 2018 - Aug 17, 2018 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Takes place August 13 to 17. These safe, supervised programs help young children make new friends and learn games and activities! For ages 6 to 12. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
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
Phoenix Education Foundation School Open House.
> Thursday Aug 16, 2018 at 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Phoenix is a great place to learn independently! For Grades 1 to 6. Come check out the unique BlendEd learning. What is BlendEd? Discover how Phoenix Foundation makes learning fun, challenging, and enjoyable. Remember: Students must be at least 5 years and 6 months old by September 1st to register for Grade 1.
Location:Phoenix Foundation: 320, 19 Street SE
Category:Free Events, Open House & Tours
Link:phoenixfoundation.ca
The City of Calgary Park n' Play Programs.
Everyday from Aug 20, 2018 - Aug 24, 2018 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Takes place August 20 to 24. These safe, supervised programs help young children make new friends and learn games and activities! For ages 6 to 12. Takes place at various locations. Please visit the website for all of the locations.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
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
Phoenix Education Foundation School Open House.
> Thursday Aug 23, 2018 at 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Phoenix is a great place to learn independently! For Grades 1 to 6. Come check out the unique BlendEd learning. What is BlendEd? Discover how Phoenix Education makes learning fun, challenging, and enjoyable. Remember: Students must be at least 5 years and 6 months old by September 1st to register for Grade 1.
Location:Phoenix Foundation: 320, 19 Street SE
Category:Free Events, Open House & Tours
Link:phoenixfoundation.ca
Phoenix Education Foundation School Open House.
> Thursday Aug 30, 2018 at 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Phoenix is a great place to learn independently! For Grades 1 to 6. Come check out the unique BlendEd learning. What is BlendEd? Discover how Phoenix Education makes learning fun, challenging, and enjoyable. Remember: Students must be at least 5 years and 6 months old by September 1st to register for Grade 1.
Location:Phoenix Education: 320, 19 Street SE
Category:Free Events, Open House & Tours
Link:phoenixfoundation.ca
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/
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/

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