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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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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 at approximately 8:45am.

Monday, April 15
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)
: Rebca Zawde, Child & Family Grief Services Counseller and Karen McCullagh, Executive Director, Hospice Calgary
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

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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Easter Egg Hunt at Granary Road.
Everyday from Apr 5, 2019 - Apr 19, 2019 at 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Takes place April 5 to 19. Come down to Granary Road Market for an Easter Egg Hunt! Like and follow Granary Road on Facebook for your clues, then visit the Market and find all 12 eggs and enter in a draw for $300 in prizes!
Location:Granary Road: 226066, 112 Street W, Foothills, AB
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Easter Petting Zoo at Westbrook Mall.
> Friday Apr 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Meet the Easter Bunny and make some furry friends! On April 19, Westbrook Mall is hosting an Easter petting zoo for the whole family to enjoy. Join Westbrook Mall and give your kids an opportunity to interact with friendly farm animals or get your photo taken with the Easter bunny from Noon to 5pm and receive a free 4 x 6 photo!
Location:Westbrook Mall: 1200, 37 Street SW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
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
POW! Parade of Wonders Presented by Downtown Calgary and the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo.
> Friday Apr 26, 2019 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
The POW! Parade of Wonders is a cosplay parade celebrating pop culture and creativity in Calgary’s downtown, and the official kickoff to the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo! Last year, over 23,000 people took in the event! Come watch to witness thousands of cosplayers in incredible fan costumes and say hello to a few of Calgary Expo’s special celebrity guests. It’s free to participate, but there is a catch … to walk in the parade you MUST be decked out in cosplay. To walk in the parade, be sure to register online (solo or as a group). The parade departs at 10:30am and parades from 8th Street down Stephen Avenue (8th Avenue) to conclude at Olympic Plaza at 11:15am.
Location:Stephen Avenue Walk: 340, 8 Avenue SW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
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

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