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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!

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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Holiday Fun

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
Halloweekends at Calaway Park.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 - Oct 14, 2019 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturdays, Sundays, and Holiday Monday, September 7 to October 14. Halloweekends at Calaway Park. Join the Boo Crew! Take a stroll through Hallotown, if you dare! It will be a spooktacular good time for the family!
Location:Calaway Park: 245033 Range Road 33, Calgary, T3Z 2E9
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:calawaypark.com
Autumn Pumpkin Festival at Calgary Farmyard.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 - Oct 27, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Takes place Saturdays & Sundays in October, including Thanksgiving weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday). Autumn Pumpkin Festival at Calgary Farmyard. Meet a superhero, pick out the perfect pumpkin, see a magic show, go on a pony ride, get your face painted, decorate a mini pumpkin, load up on candy at the Great Pumpkin Explosion, and spend hours at over 30 attractions! Every child gets a free mini pumpkin. Admission free for ages 2 and under.
Location:Calgary Farmyard: 284022 Township Rd 224, Rocky View, AB T1X 0J6
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:calgaryfarmyard.com
Fall Fest at Kayben Farms.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 - Oct 13, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Takes place October 5 & 6, 12 & 13, 19 & 20, and 26. Fall Fest at Kayben Farms! A wonderful Fall event just 10 minutes south of Calgary. There will be pumpkins, wagon rides, face painting, games, photo sessions, pony rides, s’mores, crafts, pumpkin cannon, and kits for a cause in support of the Mustard Seed! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Kayben Farms: 326064 32 St. E, Okotoks, Alberta
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:kayben.com/fall-fest
Thanksgiving Weekend at Heritage Park.
Every Sunday, Monday, Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 - Oct 14, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place October 12 to 14. Thanksgiving Weekend at Heritage Park. Enjoy one last weekend of historic fun before the Park’s summer season comes to an end. Watch pumpkin-baking demonstrations, partake in Thanksgiving-themed crafts and games, and more!
Location:Heritage Park Historical Village: 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:heritagepark.ca
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
Common Threads Collective - Autum/Winter Pop-Up.
> Saturday Oct 26, 2019 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Common Threads Collective is a curated semi-annual market where local small shops come together as a community. Autumn/Winter or Spring/Summer collections are showcased for local parents to explore and purchase. Wymbin, a children's yoga studio, will be sponsoring the event and crafting activities for children while parents visit or shop!
Cost:$5.00
Location:Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Association
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:commonthreadscollective.com/

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