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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, June 24
Guest: Nicole Herrmann, WASHED + WORN (curated kids consignment)
Topic: Camp can be costly. Add on the extra cost of camp clothing and the necessary outerwear to keep your little camper warm at night, and the expense of sending your kid to camp can really add up! But it doesn't have to. Enter WASHED +WORN, a pre-loved kids consignment store! Tune in for Nicole's top picks of kid's camp- and budget-friendly clothing. Reused never looked so good! 

Monday, July 1
There will be no Global Morning Show. 

Monday, July 8
Guest: Nicki Brown, Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: Let's face it, summer can be expensive. With a rodeo, plenty of food, bevvies, and lots of activities to partake in, funds can deplete rather quickly. That's why we've put together our top family-friendly festivities that won't cost you a penny. Nothing. Nada. Your family can still have tons of fun and be frugal at the same time. Tune in for Nicki's top picks for July summer fun! 

Monday, July 15
Soraya Lakhani, R. Psych., Yellow Kite Psychology
Summer is in full swing and although we imagine our kids spending these warm days playing in the great outdoors, the reality is, many kids - especially tweens and teens - will be playing their video games indoors. Looking for ways to tame your child's game? Tune in for Soraya's expert advice. 

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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Friday, October 12th, 2018

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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
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
Calgary Stampede Parade Day.
> Friday Jul 5, 2019 at 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Kick off the 2019 Calgary Stampede with all of your friends at the Stampede Parade! The parade starts at 9am. Then continue the fun on park with free admission until 1:30pm. Same as last year, the parade starts at 9th Avenue and 1st Street SE, so come early and grab a spot. You don't want to miss out! For further parade day tips, visit the website.
Location:Downtown Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Have a Stompin' Good Time at a Stampede Pancake Breakfast!.
Everyday from Jul 5, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Your Complete Listing of All Calgary Stampede Pancake Breakfasts for 2019 right at your fingertips! Find all of the pancakes you can eat by visiting the website below.
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Calgary Turkish Festival.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Jul 12, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019 at 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Celebrate, learn, and savor Turkish hospitality, culture, heritage, and cuisine. There will be kids’ activities, too! Takes place at Eau Claire Market.
Location:Eau Claire Market: 200 Barclay Parade SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Calgary Stampede Celebrity Pancake Challenge.
> Friday Jul 12, 2019 at 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Calgarians are invited to attend a special celebrity challenge at the Macleod Trail Co-op’s annual Stampede breakfast to help the Breakfast Club of Canada feed local kids in need. Dave Bohati, Executive Chef of Murietta’s Bar and Grill, will host a special celebrity challenge at which two surprise guests will create two special pancake recipes to be put to the taste test. In honour of the event, the Co-op Community Foundation, Danone Canada and members of the public will make a special donation to allow the Breakfast Club of Canada to open a new school chapter in Calgary that will provide children with a healthy breakfast during the upcoming school year. Stampede breakfasts spotlight the pleasure of a hearty morning meal enjoyed with family and friends, but for too many local children, this ritual is not an everyday reality. The Breakfast Club of Canada serves over 1.3 million school breakfasts to children in need across Alberta every year, at 127 school-based ‘Clubs.’ However, the need remains great: 118 Alberta schools are on the Club’s waiting list. The goal of the July 12 Stampede breakfast is to make a tangible long-term difference in the lives of local children.
Location:Macleod Trail Co-Op – 8818 Macleod Trail SE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
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
Mad Science® Radical Robots Workshop.
> Friday Jul 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join Mad Science® and learn out about some common robots they use daily, the difference between robots and humans, power sources used by robots (batteries, water, the sun), and then program a robot to move through a maze. Brought to you by The Calgary Public Library, presented by Mad Science®. Spaces are limited. Suitable for ages 6 to 12. To register, visit the website.
Location:Signal Hill Library: 5994 Signal Hill Centre SW
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
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

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