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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

Lougheed House Garden Festival.
Everyday from Jul 20, 2019 - Jul 27, 2019 at 12:45 am - 12:00 pm
The Beltline community’s annual free Garden Festival at Lougheed House gets bigger and better this year, with six days of unique events, including Dog Pawrades, outdoor concerts, DJs, beer garden, family theatre, music, dancing, comedy, tours, and more. The Garden Festival launches on Saturday, July 20 with three Dog Pawrades (MC: CBC Calgary’s Jenny Howe), four outdoor concerts by Calgary’s most captivating bands, the raising of the Métis flag (our current exhibit is From Racialization to Peoplehood: Exploring Métis Identity, Past and Present), a beer garden (dogs welcome, & sponsored by Last Best Brewery and Trolley 5 Brewpub), free admission to Lougheed House, food trucks, and hands-on games & crafts for kids of all ages. The Festival offers performances by Ghost Keeper, Rondel Roberts Band, Leo Dumont, GP Family Theatre, K.P. Smith & Natalie Gauthier, DJ MollyFi, juggler Jeffrey Olynek, DJ CatFishtheWizard, Calgary Métis Cultural Dancers and Foothill Jiggers, magician Malcolm Russell, and more. To register your dog for the Parade ($5 entry fee), visit the website.
Location:Lougheed House: 707, 13 Avenue SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:lougheedhouse.com/gardenfest-july-20/#today-schedule
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 partner organizations, is pleased to present the 29th Annual Historic Calgary Week festival from July 26 to August 5. Join and visit the pioneers’ passions and pastimes as you 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, there is something for everyone. Hear the stories of the people that bring our history to life. Most events are free, but donations are greatly appreciated. Some events require pre-registration due to limited space. For full program details, visit the website.
Location:Citywide
Category:Festivals & Fairs
Link: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

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