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Calgary Baby & Tot Show - for bump, baby & beyond

Takes place September 21, 9:30am to 5:30pm & September 22, 11am to 5pm. Calgary Baby & Tot Show - for bump, baby & beyond. Enjoy over 100 exhibits, interactive play areas, educational areas, educational seminars, new and exciting products, enjoy Bob the Builder on the main stage, and meet and greet with Rubble from Paw Patrol! Admission is Free for children 12 and under. To purchase discount tickets, visit the website. (Don't forget to say hi - we have a booth there this year! - CCM)

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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, September 16
Guest:
Shan Roth, Paediatric Sleep Expert and Founder of Jammy Time Sleep Solutions, Jammy Time Sleep Solutions 
Topic: A lack of sleep every night no longer needs to be a rite of passage for new parents! Tune in for Shan's expert tips on how to sleep train your child - it's easier than you think! 

Thursday, September 19
Guest: Ellen Percival, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: Fall is in full swing and so is the family fun! Tune in for Ellen's top pick of events to get the most out of the autumn season with your kids! 

Monday, September 23
Guest: Sharon McCormick, Founder and President, Poppy Innovations
Topic: How old should your children be to start learning to cook and help out in the kitchen? This is a common question that enters the minds of many parents. The sooner you are able to introduce flavors, tastes, and involvement of your children in food preparation, the better! Not sure where to start? Sharon will cook up a simple, nutritious recipe to get you and your littles ones cooking up a delicious storm!

Monday, September 30
Guest:
Janica Fisher, Executive Director, Humanity in Practice (h!p)
Topic: 
Encouraging a volunteer spirit within our children is good for their development and helps create a richer community! What are the many benefits of youth volunteering and what opportunities are available in our great city? Tune in for full details!

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Fun for Kids

Tickets on Sale Now for Harvest Pumpkin Hunts at Butterfield Acres Farm.
Everyday from Sep 4, 2019 - Oct 27, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tickets are on sale now! Harvest Pumpkin Hunts at Butterfield Acres Farm takes place place weekends in October. Off you will go on a tractor-pulled hay wagon, rolling through the crunchy Fall leaves, hoping to find some kid-sized pumpkins! Then you will decorate them into creative masterpieces to take home and, of course, visit with the farm animals, too! Must purchase tickets in advance; call 403-239-0638 or visit the website.
Location:Butterfield Acres Farm: 254077 Rocky Ridge Road
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:butterfieldacres.com
Experience the Reservoir with The City of Calgary Recreation.
> Friday Sep 20, 2019 at 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Experience the Reservoir with The City of Calgary Recreation. Get ready to explore Glenmore Reservoir through a fun and interactive event. Exercise the brain and body through a scavenger hunt that will provide excitement, education, and physical activity while experiencing the beauty of the reservoir. Takes place at South Glenmore Park.
Location:South Glenmore Park: 8415, 24 Street SW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Itty Bitty Arts Days: An Alice In Wonderland Tea Party.
Every Friday, Saturday, Sep 27, 2019 - Sep 28, 2019 at 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Come down the rabbit hole and join for Itty Bitty Arts Days: An Alice In Wonderland Tea Party! This tea time adventure brings Wonderland to the Engineered Air Theatre for an Open-House Art-Party designed for the very young. This fun and interactive event is a chance for babies, toddlers, young children, and their grown-ups to explore an immersive wonderland forest environment complete with theatre, music, dance, and art activities. Itty Bitty Arts Days: An Alice in Wonderland Tea Party provides everything you need to play, learn, and explore together, and it’s all hosted by Alice’s friends and Arts Commons, too! Free for 18 month olds and under, but a ticket is required.
Cost:$15.00
Location:Engineered Air Theatre: 234, 9 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:artscommons.ca/teaparty
Flibbertigibbet's Story Exhibit by Quest Theatre.
Everyday from Oct 4, 2019 - Oct 12, 2019 at 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Quest Theatre leaps onto stages across Calgary with a whimsical interactive show for ages 3 to 7 and their families. “It’s gobbly gook, it’s all in the soup, it’s cardiovascular, it’s so spectacular! It’s the marvelous wonderful Flibbertigibbet’s Story Exhibit!” The Story Exhibit has come to town! But where is Mr. Flibbertigibbet? Will Sarah and Alix find the keys to the various story suitcases, and will they have the courage to perform his collection of fantastical tales? Told in a relaxed format through songs, interactive participation, and various puppetry styles, this performance is sure to skyrocket little people’s imaginations, rhythm boxes, wonder wheels, giggle nooks, and funny bones. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Cost:$20.00
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time
Link:questtheatre.org/on-tour
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents, Disney in Concert: Mary Poppins.
Every Friday, Saturday, Oct 11, 2019 - Oct 12, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Takes place October 11, 7:30pm & October 12, 2pm. Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents, Disney in Concert: Mary Poppins. Boasting cheerful favorites like A Spoonful of Sugar and Chim Chim Cher-ee, this magical Disney classic gave audiences some of the most celebrated songs of all time. Winner of five Academy Awards, and starring the incomparable Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, don’t miss seeing this beloved film accompanied live by the CPO. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:calgaryphil.com/event/mary-poppins/2019-10-12
Family Event at Southland Leisure Centre.
> Friday Oct 11, 2019 at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Family Event at Southland Leisure Centre. Play, swim, jump, splash, and slide! Bring the family to the waterpark for tons of fun including games, music, and prizes. A DJ will be pumping out the tunes as your family enjoys the wave pool, slides, hot tub, and AquaPlay. Suitable for all ages plus an adult.
Location:Southland Leisure Centre: 2000 D Southland Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
StoryBook Theatre Presents, Curious George: The Golden Meatball.
Everyday from Oct 18, 2019 - Nov 9, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Performances: October 18 to November 9. Check website for show times. StoryBook Theatre Presents, Curious George: The Golden Meatball. All You-Can-Eat Meatball Day comes just once a year. George has been waiting all month for this day. With every swing and flip, George takes the audience through a fun-filled adventure in which he learns more about Rome, meatballs, and the secret ingredient to cooking! This show is recommended for ages 3 and up. To purchase tickets,visit the website.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre: 375 Bermuda Drive NW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:storybooktheatre.org
Ghouls’ Night Out at Heritage Park.
Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Oct 24, 2019 - Oct 27, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place October 24 to 27. Check the Park's website for hours for this event. Ghouls’ Night Out at Heritage Park. Enjoy a spooktacular night of Halloween thrills and chills at this child-friendly event. Dress up and explore the park after dark! Have tea with the Mad Hatter, wander through the pumpkin patch, play carnival games, dance with zombies, and more! Tickets on sale online or by phone.
Location:Heritage Park Historical Village: 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:heritagepark.ca
Halloween Boo Bags at North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre.
> Friday Oct 25, 2019 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Halloween Boo Bags at North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre. They’ll supply a fabulous instructor and all the art supplies you need! $10 per bag. Children must be accompanied by an adult parent/caregiver. To register, call 403-221-3682.
Cost:$10.00
Location:North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre: 523, 27 Avenue NW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents, Ghostbusters in Concert: Halloween Spooktacular.
Every Friday, Saturday, Oct 25, 2019 - Oct 26, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place October 25, 7:30pm & October 26, 2pm. Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents, Ghostbusters in Concert: Halloween Spooktacular. Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters! Bring your proton pack and join the original paranormal investigation and elimination team for a Halloween party featuring Ivan Reitman’s classic movie. Accompanied live by the CPO. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall: 205, 8 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:calgaryphil.com/event/ghostbusters/2019-10-26
Granary Road Christmas Market.
Everyday from Dec 6, 2019 - Dec 22, 2019 at 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Granary Road Market is hosting their 2nd Annual Christmas Market. Sign up today before our spots are gone!
Location:Granary Road Market
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:www.granaryroad.com/events

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