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Calgary Baby & Tot Show

Takes place March 9, 9:30am to 5:30pm and March 10, 11am to 5pm. The Calgary Baby & Tot Show is a demographic-specific consumer tradeshow designed to offer everything needed from pre-baby to toddlers to school-age children. Local and National businesses will showcase the latest products and services assisting parents and caregivers. This Spring, the show is thrilled to have a Meet and Greet with Chase from Paw Patrol on both days, plus many wonderful interactive performances throughout the weekend. There are Educational Seminars, Arts & Crafts, Face Painting, Parented Play Zones, and Non-Stop Entertainment for the whole family. Check out the website for detailed schedules for the Main Stage Area and the Seminar Theatre. Admission for children 12 and under is free! 

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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, March 18
Guest:
Jennifer House, R.D./Owner, First Step Nutrition
Topic: "
Help! My kids won't eat their veggies!" It's the no. 1 complaint Jennifer hears from her clients. What are some easy, fun-for-kids' solutions to this universal parenting dilemma? Tune in for Jennifer's expert advice on how to ease the pain of feeding your kids food that is nutritious and delicious! 

Monday, March 25
Guest: Tyler Moore, Owner, Bump and Baby Matters
Topic: 
Learning how to respond in an emergency can save a life. Bump and Baby Matters believes passionately that every family should receive, at minimum, basic training in infant & child CPR, and how to clear an obstructed airway (choking). Tune in for Tyler's demonstration on infant CPR and choking. Anyone who has a little in their care should learn this lifesaving skill.

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, January 11th, 2019

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Youth Activities

StoryBook Theatre Presents, The Giver.
Everyday from Feb 22, 2019 - Mar 23, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
February 22 to March 23, check website for show times. 12-year-old Jonas lives in a perfect world free of poverty, crime, war, and strife. When the Elders of the Community choose him to be the Receiver of Memory, Jonas starts a journey to uncover the truth of this place he has always called home. The more he learns, the more he realizes the Community has systematically given up much of what gives life its meaning: color, music, truth, and love. At the end of the story, Jonas faces a decision that will define him and, ultimately, set a course toward hope. This show is recommended for ages 10 and up. For show times and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre: 375 Bermuda Drive NW
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:storybooktheatre.org
Dive-In Movie at Village Square Leisure Centre.
> Friday Mar 22, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dive-In Movie at Village Square Leisure Centre. Settle in for a night at the movies in the water park. Rent the tubes, bring your own flotation devices, or lounge poolside. You’ll enjoy a great film and an even better time with friends, family, and neighbors. For specific movie titles, check out the Facebook page closer to event date.
Location:Village Square Leisure Centre: 2623, 56 Street NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:facebook.com/VillageSquareLeisureCentre
Mad Science Brixology with Lego® Aerospace Workshop.
> Friday Apr 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mad Science Brixology with Lego® Aerospace Workshop. Brought to you by The Calgary Public Library, presented by Mad Science. Launch your imagination to new heights as you explore aerospace engineering! Discover the secrets of working in space - efficiency and compact, modular design. Create a trussed space station module, then connect it with others to create a massive modular spacecraft. Finally, assemble, test, and take home your own Mad Science Astro Lander - it’s a space capsule with a parachute that you can launch! Suitable for ages 6 to 12. Spaces are limited. To register, visit the Calgary Public Library website.
Location:Central Library: 616 Macleod Trail SE
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgarylibrary.ca
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

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