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CBC Calgary Reads Big Book Sale

Takes place May 10 to 12, at the Calgary Curling Club, check website for hours. CBC Calgary Reads Big Book Sale. Shop for the books, stay for the fun! It’s a literacy carnival with live music, children’s story corner, and book-browsing for all! For more information, visit the 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
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

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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Family Fun

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
Register Your Family Now for Hike for Hospice Calgary.
Everyday from Apr 24, 2019 - May 5, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Register your family now for Hike for Hospice Calgary on May 5. On May 5, the festivities begin at 9am and the Hike begins at 10:30am. Hike for Hospice Calgary is a 5-kilometre walk at Sikome Lake, Fish Creek Provincial Park. Each year, hundreds of people join for this fun family- and dog-friendly event, raising over $100,000 each Hike. Funds raised go toward Hospice Calgary’s services for people facing advanced illness, end-of-life, or life after the death of someone close to them. Registration is free for kids 5 and under. To register for Hike for Hospice Calgary and for more information, visit the website below.
Location:Sikome Lake, Fish Creek Provincial Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:hospicecalgary.ca/hike
Purchase Your Tickets Now for Day Out With Thomas at Heritage Park Historical Village.
Everyday from Apr 24, 2019 - May 3, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Purchase your tickets now for Day Out With Thomas at Heritage Park, taking place May 4, 5, 10, 11 & 12, 9am to 5pm. Everyone’s favorite blue engine, Thomas the Tank Engine, is chugging into Heritage Park for two weekends of fun! Take a 20-minute ride with Thomas, meet Sir Topham Hatt, and enjoy a day full of Thomas and Friends activities. To purchase tickets and for more information, visit the website.
Location:Heritage Park Historical Village: 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:heritagepark.ca
Purchase Your Tickets Now for the all new Royal Canadian family Circus Spectac!® 2019 Tour.
Everyday from Apr 24, 2019 - Jun 23, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Purchase your tickets now for the all new Royal Canadian family Circus Spectac!® 2019 Tour, taking place June 14 to 23. The all new Royal Canadian family Circus Spectac!® is coming CrossIron Mills, under the Big Top, for 12 spectacular shows. This internationally-renowned circus will bring thrilling acts featuring Chinese Acrobats Flying Trapeze, Wheel of Destiny, Comedy, Motorcycle Globe, Hula Hoops, MotoSwing and Aerialists. (This is an animal-free show.) For more information and to purchase 2 for 1 tickets, visit the website below (promo code: calgaryschild).
Location:CrossIron Mills - Under the Big Top
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:royalcanadiancircus.ca
Join for the 32nd Annual Exhibition of Children’s Art from North Mount Pleasant and Wildflower Arts Centres.
Everyday from May 2, 2019 - May 16, 2019 at 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Takes place May 2 to 16, 6am to 6pm. Join for the 32nd Annual Exhibition of Children’s Art from North Mount Pleasant and Wildflower Arts Centres. Celebrate the sculpture, painting, drawing, and mixed media artworks created by young artists, ages 3 to 17. Opening reception takes place May 2 at 5:30pm where the artists will be in attendance. Takes place at the Municipal Building Atrium.
Location:Municipal Building Atrium: 800 Macleod Trail SE
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Open House & Tours, Youth Activities
Opening Weekend at Heritage Park Historical Village.
Every Sunday, Monday, Saturday, May 18, 2019 - May 20, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Takes place May 18 to 20, 10am to 5pm. Opening Weekend at Heritage Park Historical Village. Celebrate the long weekend with a trip back in time! The boat is back! Take a cruise on the S.S. Moyie paddle wheeler, trade furs with the voyageurs, take a spin at the Antique Midway, meet the new baby farm animals, and don’t forget to visit the candy store!
Location:Heritage Park Historical Village: 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:heritagepark.ca
Grand Opening Weekend at Calaway Park.
Every Sunday, Monday, Saturday, May 18, 2019 - May 20, 2019 at 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Takes place May 18 to 20, 10am to 7pm. Grand Opening Weekend at Calaway Park. A weekend you do not want to miss! Calaway Park will be kicking off its 38th season of family fun! For more information, visit the website.
Location:Calaway Park: 245033 Range Road 33, Calgary, T3Z 2E9
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:calawaypark.com

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