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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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Parent's Night Out

ZOOLIGHTS at the Calgary Zoo.
Everyday from Nov 24, 2017 - Dec 24, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
November 24 to January 6 (excluding December 25) from 6 to 9pm. ZOOLIGHTS at the Calgary Zoo! Experience over 1.5 million lights, 200 displays, crackling fire pits, steamy hot chocolate, and 4 fun-filled activity zones (with many new additions!), transforming the Zoo into a magical winter wonderland! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Calgary Zoo Main Entrance: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:calgaryzoo.com/zoolights
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
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
MRU Conservatory Presents, Antonio Pompa-Baldi, Wyatt Concert Series.
> Sunday Jan 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Born and raised in Foggia, Italy, Antonio Pompa-Baldi won the Cleveland International Piano Competition in 1999 and embarked on a career that continues to extend across five continents. He is an award-winning concert pianist and a beloved professor of music at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Maestro Pompa-Baldi’s talent is powered by boundless technical prowess and a genuine love of music. For more information and ticket pricing, visit the website.
Location:Bella Concert Hall, Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts, Mount Royal University
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:tickets.mru.ca
MRU Conservatory Presents, Johannes Moser & Andrei Korobeinikov, Wyatt Concert Series.
> Sunday Apr 22, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Hailed by Gramophone magazine as "one of the finest among the astonishing gallery of young virtuoso cellists," German-Canadian cellist Johannes Moser has performed with the world’s leading orchestras. He is becoming renown for his efforts to expand the reach of the classical genre and new music. Andrei Korobeinikov gave his first professional solo recital at the age of eight at the Great Hall of the Baku State Academy of Music in Azerbaijan. Since then, he has performed in more than 45 countries and won countless prizes. Andrei is a soloist, but also adores performing chamber music recitals with fellow artists. For more information and tickets pricing, visit the website.
Location:Bella Concert Hall, Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts, Mount Royal University
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:tickets.mru.ca

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