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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
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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.

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Family Fun

Calgary Public Library Ultimate Summer Challenge 2019.
Everyday from Jul 1, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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 Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) programs. For teens, there’s the Ultimate Summer Challenge Teen Takeover, with new online challenges every week! To register, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgarylibrary.ca/summer
The City of Calgary Recreation Fun Summer Activities.
Everyday from Jul 1, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
If you’re looking for something to do with family or friends or looking for a fun new activity for your child, check out the events and activities happening in a community near you! From Mobile Adventure Playgrounds to Music and Theatre in the Park, from Community Mobile Skateparks to Park n’ Play and Stay n’ Play, there are hundreds of activities to choose from! To find schedules and locations, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
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
Phoenix Foundation School Hot Fudge Sundae Thursday!.
> Thursday Jul 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Stop by and see what this school has to offer and take in this fun event for your child to try all kinds toppings to build a Hot Fudge Sundae. Phoenix offers Alberta’s only Kindergarten program for homeschooling families, BlendEd and home education options for Grades 1 to 9, and “In-the-Scene” classes in Phoenix’s Creation Studio, giving students 3,000 square feet of immersive instruction in Science, Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, and Fine Arts.
Location:The Phoenix Foundation: 320, 19 Street SE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Open House & Tours
Link:phoenixfoundation.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
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
Phoenix Foundation School Annual Chili Cookoff!!.
> Thursday Aug 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Stop by and see what this school has to offer and take in this fun event and enter a pot of Chili to win a $50 gift card, or simply try the Chili and vote! Phoenix offers Alberta’s only Kindergarten program for homeschooling families, BlendEd and home education options for Grades 1 to 9, and “In-the-Scene” classes in Phoenix’s Creation Studio, giving students 3,000 square feet of immersive instruction in Science, Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, and Fine Arts.
Location:The Phoenix Foundation: 320, 19 Street SE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Open House & Tours
Link:phoenixfoundation.ca
Phoenix Foundation School Sports Day.
> Thursday Aug 29, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Stop by and see what this school has to offer and take in the fun event for your child to try all kinds of sports! Phoenix offers Alberta’s only Kindergarten program for homeschooling families, BlendEd and home education options for Grades 1 to 9, and “In-the-Scene” classes in Phoenix’s Creation Studio, giving students 3,000 square feet of immersive instruction in Science, Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, and Fine Arts.
Location:The Phoenix Foundation: 320, 19 Street SE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Open House & Tours
Link:phoenixfoundation.ca

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