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Easter Eggstravaganza at the Calgary Zoo!

Proudly sponsored by Calgary's Child Magazine. Join us April 19 & 20, when kids of all ages can play, explore, create, and learn. Our annual Eggstravaganza is back, with family-friendly fun designed to help you say ‘goodbye’ to winter and ‘hello’ to the warmer weather. Enjoy fun-filled family activities, including: face painting, arts and crafts, and more. Scroll down for a list of activities to plan your trip to Easter Eggstravaganza today! Website.

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Monday, April 15
Guest:
Roz Freeman, Senior Specialist, Special Events and Experiences, The Calgary Zoo
Topic: Hop on down to the Calgary Zoo on April 19 & 20 for Easter Eggstravaganza! Proudly sponsored in part by Calgary's Child Magazine. At Easter Eggstravaganza, your family will enjoy fun-filled activities including face painting, arts & crafts, and more. Plus, there's plenty of other things to do at the Zoo this Spring! What other family fun has sprung? Tune in for the inside scoop.

Monday, April 22 (Easter Monday)
Guests
: Rebca Zawde, Child & Family Grief Services Counseller and Karen McCullagh, Executive Director, Hospice Calgary
Topic:
Take a hike - literally! Hike for Hospice Calgary, proudly sponsored in part by Calgary's Child Magazine, takes place on Sunday, May 5 at Sikome Lake, Fish Creek Provincial Park. Funds raised during this event go toward Hospice Calgary’s services for people facing advanced illness or life after the death of someone close to them. Everyone can register for the hike online on Hospice Calgary's website. Hospice Calgary will fill us in on all of the details, including their upcoming new and essential family services. 

Monday, April 29
Guest and Topic: To Be Confirmed

Calgary's Child on Soft Rock 97.7 with Christina Rowsell

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Youth Activities

National Service Dogs Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs (and Their Humans).
> Friday Apr 19, 2019 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join for a fun-filled morning as your dog(s) hunt for treat-filled eggs on the beautiful south lawn of Calaway Park. All funds raised go to supporting National Service Dogs work. Visit the website to sign up and start collecting pledges! This is an outdoor event, so dress for the weather!
Cost:$25.00
Location:Calaway Park: 245033 Range Road 33, Calgary, T3Z 2E9
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:nsd.on.ca
StoryBook Theatre Presents, Crossing Swords.
Everyday from Apr 19, 2019 - May 4, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Performances take place April 19 to May 4; check website for show times. StoryBook Theatre Presents, Crossing Swords. When the boys from St. Mark’s join the girls from St. Anne’s to present “Cyrano de Bergerac,” three friends get more of an education than they bargained for. Love blossoms, jealousies flare, and secrets are revealed that may end their youthful innocence forever as life imitates art in this funny and poignant coming-of-age story. Recommended for ages 12 and up. For show times and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Vertigo Studio Theatre: 115, 9 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:storybooktheatre.org
Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo 2019.
Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Apr 25, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo (AKA: Calgary Expo) is a four-day pop-culture convention, April 25 to 28, at Stampede Park - and it’s one of the biggest events of its kind in the world! Attendees can shop hundreds of vendors and exhibitors, check out panels and workshops, meet their favorite stars and creators, and celebrate what makes them geeky with thousands of other fans in cosplay. There is something for every fan. More than 90,000 people attend every year. As they head into their 14th year, you can expect to see all kinds of celebrity guests like Michael J. Fox and Zachary Levi, comic book artists, writers, and creators, toy vendors, cosplayers - the list goes on… Get ready to get your geek on! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Cost:$20.00
Location:Stampede Park: 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary, AB, T2G 2W1
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:calgaryexpo.com/en/home.html
Mad Science Playing with Polymers Workshop.
> Friday Apr 26, 2019 at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Mad Science Playing with Polymers Workshop. Brought to you by The Calgary Public Library, presented by Mad Science. Learn about the most fascinating and beneficial molecule known to mankind: Polymers! Learn how polymers are held together, how their bonds can be broken, and mix up some Mad Science Slime to take home. Suitable for ages 6 to 12. Spaces are limited. To register, visit the Calgary Public Library website.
Location:Judith Umbach Library: 6617 Centre Street NE
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgarylibrary.ca
The Prince's Bride: A Free, Family-Friendly Fairytale.
Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, May 1, 2019 - May 5, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Foothills Alliance Church and HeARTbeat Theatre Productions Present the World Premiere of, The Prince's Bride by Adam Schnell. Prince Jesse leaves his Kingdom to live among his subjects and falls in love with commoner Judith. The bride to be is kidnapped just as they are about to be married and Jesse is thrust on a quest to find and rescue the one he’s chosen as his princess. With a pair of unlikely sidekicks as travelling companions, Jesse must endure terrible fortune, horrible beasts, betrayal, and an unlikely final confrontation with his nemesis, a powerful enchantress, to release Judith from her clutches. An all-ages love story - but don't worry, not the boring kind. Friday evening only - Talkback to follow the performance. Rated PG: While this show is family-friendly, there will be use of special effects and simulated fighting which may be disturbing to very young children. Recommended for ages 7 and up.
Location:Foothills Alliance Church: 333 Edgepark Boulevard NW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:http://bit.ly/familyfairytale

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