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July 7; Bring the whole family down and celebrate with free family fun from 7:30 to 11am! Don't miss out on the free pancake breakfast for the first 25,000 guests. And be sure to check out the Agriculture 101 Show on the Grandstand stage! Visit the website for more information.

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Calgary's Child on Global Calgary Morning News

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 between 8:15 and 8:45am.

Monday, July 22
Guest: The Calgary Public Library
Topic: This summer, join the Calgary Public Library for hundreds of programs, plus a chance at awesome prizes! Kids and families can read (or be read to) to complete their Challenge Map for prizes and attend STEAM programs. For teens, there’s the Ultimate Summer Challenge Teen Takeover, with new online challenges every week! Tune in for full details on the Calgary Public Library's 2019 Ultimate Summer Challenge! 

Monday, July 29
Guest:
Stacie Gaetz, contributor to Calgary's Child and Co-Founder of Sentiments Photobooks
Topic: For the art of it! From her wonderful article in our current summer issue, Stacie will take us on an an educational, fun, and free art adventure in downtown Calgary. 

Monday, August 5 
There will be no Calgary's Child parenting segment on Global TV for the 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!

 

 

 

 

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Festivals & Fairs

Fiestaval Latin Festival.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Jul 19, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
July 19 & 20, 11am to 11pm and July 21, 11am to 10pm. Enjoy performers, authentic Latin food vendors, Latin entertainment, international Latin bands, an international dance showcase, an amazing kids’ area, and more!
Location:Olympic Plaza: 228, 8 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:fiestaval.ca
40th Annual Calgary Folk Music Festival.
Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Jul 25, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place July 25 to 28. A family-friendly, cultural, and musical extravaganza! Some 70 artists from Alberta, Canada, and around the world perform in concerts and sessions. The site also boasts a family area with interactive activities and live entertainment, a Talk Tent featuring comedians and spoken word artists, an artisan market, global culinary delights, and more! For the full musician lineup and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Prince's Island Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:calgaryfolkfest.com
Historic Calgary Week.
Everyday from Jul 26, 2019 - Aug 5, 2019 at 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Chinook Country Historical Society, along with our many partner organizations, is pleased to present the 29th annual Historic Calgary Week festival from July 26 through August 5, 2019. Join us as we visit our pioneers’ passions and pastimes, as we peek into the playing fields and parlours of the past. Whether your interest is in music, movies, dance, art or theatre or your curiosity is peaked more by past sports ventures such as baseball, football, lawn bowling, polo, tennis or skiing, there is something for everyone during Historic Calgary Week. Hear the stories of the people that bring our history to life. All events are open to the public and most are free of charge, but donations are greatly appreciated. Some events require pre-registration due to limited space. For full program details, please visit chinookhistory.ca.
Location:City wide
Category:Festivals & Fairs
Link:https://chinookhistory.ca/historic-calgary-week
Taste of Calgary.
Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Aug 8, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019 at 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Takes place August 8 to 11. Taste of Calgary is the city's most appetizing festival, giving visitors the chance to sample the city's food, beverages, music and other cool things. Discover Calgary’s global cuisines from a mix of unique restaurants and beverage companies. Buy sampling tickets for $1 each at the festival and use them to sample any of the food or beverage menu items. Visit a variety of artisans, entrepreneurs, and interactive activities to add to the fun. Admission to Taste of Calgary is free. To buy food and beverage tickets in advance, visit the website.
Location:Eau Claire Market: 200 Barclay Parade SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:tasteofcalgary.com
Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Aug 9, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place August 9 to 11. As Calgary’s premier water sport festival, it draws 1,850+ competitors, 4,000+ spectators, and an abundance of excitement and cultural experiences! Plus, check out the family fun zone, food truck, and beer gardens, too.
Location:North Glenmore Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgarydragonboatsociety.com
Shaw Charity Classic.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Aug 30, 2019 - Sep 1, 2019 at 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Takes place August 30 to September 1. With family-fun activities including bouncy castles, face painting, snag golf, mascot visits and beer gardens for the parents, The Shaw Charity Classic is an event for all ages! For full details, visit the website.
Location:Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club: 12501, 14 Street SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:sccfamilyfun.com

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