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NMC presents: Showtime! with Dan the One Man Band

Join the National Music Centre (NMC) for a family-friendly afternoon featuring musical dynamo Dan the One Man Band on Wednesday, December 20 at Studio Bell. Dan will be performing music and telling stories about his life and adventures as a one-man band. Listen to songs, be inspired, clap and sing along as Dan rocks a multitude of instruments simultaneously! Showtimes at 11 am and 1 pm. For more info, visit studiobell.ca/whats-on.

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, December 4
Guest: Ellen Percival, Editor-in-Chief, Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: 'Tis the Season for Family Fun! Tune in for Ellen's top holiday events to truly make this December the most wonderful time of the year! 

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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Festivals & Fairs

Legacy Christmas Light Parade.
Everyday from Nov 25, 2017 - Jan 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Legacy's 3rd Annual Christmas Light Parade is back! With over 100,000 lights, Legacy will be lit up with lights for you and your family to enjoy. Drive or walk through the decorated parks in the community or visit the skating rink on Legacy View! It is free for anyone to come drive through the community or come out and walk through the tunnels of lights. The public parks as well as the 28 show homes in the community have been decorated for Christmas! While walking through, feel free to stop by any of the showhomes for a free hot drink as you look at the displays! Or visit any Calbridge Show Home to make a Toy Mountain donation. Starting in December for a second year, the Legacy Residents Association is holding a Christmas light competition for house decoration. Stay tuned for more details! Follow @CalgaryLegacy on Facebook for all of the details or visit www.legacylife.ca
Location:Legacy in Southeast Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:facebook.com/events/1844081102568636/
Airdrie Festival of Lights.
Everyday from Dec 1, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 at 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Airdrie Festival of Lights will glow nightly from December 1 to 31 from 6 to 9pm. Admission is by cash donation. There will be 3 brightly-colored Toy Soldier Guard Houses situated around the park for you to donate. Or if you see the Jingle Jugs roaming, you can drop your donation with them, too.
Location:Nose Creek Park, Airdrie, AB
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:airdriefestivaloflights.com
Winter CARnival at Heritage Park.
Everyday from Dec 27, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
December 27 to January 7, 10am to 4pm (closes at 3pm on December 31 and closed January 1). Winter CARnival at Heritage Park. Enjoy this fun-filled indoor event that has everyone in the family playing along! Winter-themed games and activities take place throughout Gasoline Alley Museum. heritagepark.ca
Location:Gasoline Alley Museum at Heritage Park: 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:www.heritagepark.ca
New Year's Eve Celebrations 2018 with The City of Calgary.
> Sunday Dec 31, 2017 at 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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 and ice carving to ice skating, so be sure to come on down!
Location:City Hall and Olympic Plaza
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/nye
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

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