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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
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
 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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Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

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Family Fun

Whales|Tohor? at TELUS Spark.
Everyday from Jan 20, 2018 - Jun 20, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Check TELUS Spark's website for hours of operation. One of the most exclusive exhibitions is making its final North American stop at Calgary's science centre on January 20 to June 20! Whales|Tohor? is an interactive experience housing one of the world's largest whale collections from the National Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. This exhibition will immerse you into the biology diversity, evolution, and deep significance of whales to M?ori culture.
Location:TELUS Spark: 220 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out
Winter Walk Day - Hull’s Wood Winter Walk with Wayne Meikle.
> Wednesday Feb 7, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Celebrated across the province, Winter Walk Day encourages Albertans to get outside and be active during winter. Join Friends of Fish Creek founding member, Wayne Meikle, in celebration of Winter Walk Day and for this rare opportunity for a wintry walk through Hull’s Wood. Wayne will share his depth of knowledge on the history, development, and local ecology in Fish Creek Provincial Park, in addition to personal stories from his time as park planner and manager. Visit the website to register. Dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear for winter walking! The cold weather cut-off for this walk is -10 ºC.
Location:Meet at Hull’s Wood, Fish Creek Provincial Park (Bow Bottom Trail South, first left passed the Bow Valley Ranch)
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
What's Up with Rodents?.
> Wednesday Feb 7, 2018 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ever wonder what's up with Alberta's rodents? Discover together through staff and self-led, hands-on Investigation Stations for ages 2+. These hands-on activities are included with Discovery Centre admission. Don't 'mouse' out on this fun event!
Location:Bow Habitat Station: 1440, 17A Street SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Fantastic Family Fair at Village Square Leisure Centre.
> Wednesday Feb 21, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Participate in games, face painting, try your creativity with some arts & crafts, or sit back and enjoy some entertainment. If you choose to use the pool or weight room, receive a 50 per cent discount on admission.
Location:Village Square Leisure Centre - 2623, 56 Street NE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
What's Up with Alberta's Feathered Friends?.
> Wednesday Mar 7, 2018 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ever wonder what's up with Alberta's feathered friends? Discover together through staff and self-led, hands-on Investigation Stations for ages 2+. These hands-on activities are included with Discovery Centre admission. Don't let this event fly by!
Location:Bow Habitat Station 1440 - 17A Street SE, Calgary, AB T2G 4T9
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids

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