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SnowDays in Banff National Park

January 18 to 28. Banff National Park invites visitors and locals to embrace the cold, vigour, and fun that winter brings! The annual SnowDays Festival is a highlight of the winter season in Banff and Lake Louise. This festival features a variety of events, shows, and activities that combine history, culture, and winter activities. By day, skate on the stunning frozen surface of Lake Louise, watch competitive ice carvers, or spend a day skiing or riding on the slopes of one of the nearby ski resorts. By night, join the festivities in town by watching live music, ski and snowboard competitions, or enjoying drinks by the fire! For full details, visit the website. There will be 10 to 11 snow sculptures in downtown Banff where teams from around the world will compete to create the best sculpture.

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, January 15
Guest: Sarah Remmer, B.SC., RD, The Centre for Family Nutrition
Topic: When it comes to boosting your immune system, we know it’s important to get enough sleep, stay active, and wash your hands regularly, but nutrition also plays a very important role. There are certain foods that contain immune-boosting properties which can help ward off the cold and flu, or lessen the duration or severity of them. As a bonus, they’re all packed full of nutrients that help with proper growth and development, and keep your kids healthy, too! Tune in for Sarah's expert advice on how your family can lessen hearing "achoo!" in your household.

Monday, January 22
Guest:
Dr. Farida Saher, Paediatric Dentist, Dental Care for Children
Topic: Why are baby teeth so important and when should your child have their first dental visit? Dr. Saher will provide expert medical advice. Prevention is the best treatment!

Monday, January 30
Guest: Representative, The Happy Birthday Project
Topic:
 The Happy Birthday Project believes that every child deserves to feel special and celebrated on their birthday. The Project's mission is to bring joy to the lives of kids and families facing adverse circumstances through the celebration of birthdays, holidays, and other special life events. They deliver birthday party packs that include all the decorations and supplies required to throw a birthday party as well as a new gift for the birthday child! How can you support  The Happy Birthday Project? Tune in for full details. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Monday, December 11

Guest: Ellen Percival, Editor-in-Chief, Calgary's Child Magazine
Pre-Taped Interview: Tune in for Ellen and Leslie Horton's interview at Market Mall for Ellen's expert advice on successful Santa visits with the kids as well as some great shopping survival tips with kids in tow. 

Monday, December 18
Guest: Teresa Byrne, The City of Calgary
Topic: Kick off 2018 with free family-friendly celebrations! The City of Calgary has something for everyone, from samba to line dancing, rockabilly to rock n’ roll, Star Wars to fireworks, ice carving to ice skating, and more! Teresa will fill us in on all of the details.

The Calgary's Child Parenting Segments on Global Morning News will resume on Monday, January 8, 2018. 

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Music, Theatre & Performances

SnowDays in Banff National Park.
Everyday from Jan 18, 2018 - Jan 28, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
January 18 to 28. Banff National Park invites visitors and locals to embrace the cold, vigour, and fun that winter brings! The annual SnowDays Festival is a highlight of the winter season in Banff and Lake Louise. This festival features a variety of events, shows, and activities that combine history, culture, and winter activities. By day, skate on the stunning frozen surface of Lake Louise, watch competitive ice carvers, or spend a day skiing or riding on the slopes of one of the nearby ski resorts. By night, join the festivities in town by watching live music, ski and snowboard competitions, or enjoying drinks by the fire! For full details, visit the website. There will be 10 to 11 snow sculptures in downtown Banff where teams from around the world will compete to create the best sculpture.
Location:Banf National Park, Alberta
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:banfflakelouise.com/snowdays
Revv52 Presents EARCANDY.
Everyday from Jan 25, 2018 - Jan 27, 2018 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Full of songs you know and love, these ear worms will get into your brain. You’ll hear the work of artists like Justin Timberlake, Fleetwood Mac, Katy Perry, Daft Punk, Hall & Oates, and more, all performed by 50 energetic singers and a great band! If you don’t walk (dance?) out of this concert with a song stuck in your head, you should see a doctor!
Cost:$35.00
Location:Bella Concert Hall - Mount Royal University
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:revv52.com
WowFest Magic Spectacular!.
Everyday from Feb 2, 2018 - Feb 4, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
For the 6th Annual WowFest Magic Arts Festival, we are excited to host our biggest, most amazing magic shows yet! Starring Murray Hatfield & Teresa, voted "Canada's Best Magicians" and appearing on TV's Penn & Teller: Fool Us with fast and jaw-dropping impossible illusions, and a cast of entertaining and amazing magicians. The entire show is jam-packed with magic, comedy, juggling, and illusions for a Vegas-style experience right here in Calgary. WowFest is making magic for Calgary families. 25 per cent of all ticket proceeds support Brown Bagging For Calgary Kids, a school lunch program that feeds thousands of hungry kids every day. For showtimes and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Orpheus Theatre in the SAIT Campus Centre: 1301, 16 Avenue NW
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:wowfestmagic.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

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