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Mother's Day Surprise & Delight at WestHills and Country HIlls Towne Centres

WestHills Towne Centre is hosting its first ever Mother’s Day Surprise & Delight! Bring the special Mom you know to WestHills Towne Centre on Saturday, May 11 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Look for our roaming ambassadors dressed in WestHills polo shirts and hats, who will have a complimentary treat and giveaways from WestHills retailers! We'll also have a Mother's Day giveaway gift basket filled with samples, coupons, gift certificates, and more! Find the WestHills gift basket in-store at Joydrop on May 11 and enter to win! For Moms in the north, a similar Surprise & Delight will be happening at Country Hills Towne Centre.

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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, May 13
Guest: Tanya Kaynes, Head Curator, Menagerie Parties & Cakes
Topic: Graduation from high school is a big deal and should be celebrated! It is the completion and advancement of your teen’s education and celebrating this important milestone encourages your teen to continue learning throughout their life. Tune in for Tanya's teen-approved graduation party food and festivities to really get the party started! 

Monday, May 20
There will be no Global Morning Show.

Monday, May 27
Guest: Sarah Remmer, Canada's Child and Family Nutrition Expert 
Topic: Kids need the appropriate fuel and energy for sports and outdoor play. Tune in for Sarah's expert nutritional advice on protein and the importance of protein for meals and snacks for your kids.

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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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
Create - Calgary's New Children's Festival.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, May 24, 2019 - May 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Takes place May 24 to 26. Create – Calgary’s New Children’s Festival is an interactive, multidisciplinary festival for families that provides opportunities for the audience to engage with fine arts, explore the process of creation and experience special moments that will be cherished for years to come! This year is the inaugural festival, which will celebrate the great children's entertainment that this city has to offer with artists such as Dan the One Man Band, the Kiddonauts, Zoostreet and more!
Cost:$15.00
Location:Doherty Hall on Stampede Park: 623, 13 Avenue SE and Shelf Life Books: 1302, 4 Street SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:calgarychildrensfestival.ca
Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm Baby Animal Festival.
Every Sunday, Saturday, May 25, 2019 - Jun 30, 2019 at 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturdays & Sundays, from May 18 to June 30. Spring is the perfect time to meet the Farm's new baby animals and explore all the great attractions at the Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm. During this event, you can interact with all of the baby barnyard animals, including miniature horses, donkeys, lambs, goats, rabbits, piglets, ducklings, chicks, calves, and kittens, plus get to meet the Spring babies (now all grown up) from previous years, too! Admission also includes access to over 35 great Fun Farm Attractions. Note: The corn mazes are not open for this event, as they are newly planted and actively growing.
Location:Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm: 284022 Township Road 224, Rockyview, AB, T1X 0J6
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:www.calgarycornmaze.com
Festival of Quilts at Heritage Park Historical Village.
Every Sunday, Thursday, Saturday, May 25, 2019 - May 26, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Takes place May 25 & 26, 10am to 5pm. Festival of Quilts at Heritage Park Historical Village. Visit Western Canada’s largest outdoor quilt show and see hundreds of beautiful quilts on display throughout the Park. Choose your favorites at the Creative Kids’ Challenge, shop the Merchants’ Mall, and enjoy exploring all of the exhibits and rides at Park!
Location:Heritage Park Historical Village: 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:heritagepark.ca
Barn Babies Event at Kayben Farms.
Every Sunday, Saturday, May 25, 2019 - May 26, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place May 25 & 26 and June 1 & 2. Join Kayben Farms to celebrate the new arrivals, learn about farm life and new beginnings, enjoy music and food, and have a wonderful time as a family! Meet the new baby animals, tour the new animal area attraction, and enjoy Spring. The Last two year’s events were a huge success, so be sure to purchase your tickets in advance! Tickets are a lower price online.
Location:Kayben Farms: 326064 32 St. E, Okotoks, Alberta
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:http://kayben.com/barn-babies/
Asparagus Festival at Edgar Farms.
> Sunday May 26, 2019 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Takes place May 26, June 2 and June 9, 10am to 4pm, rain or shine. The Asparagus Festival is back by popular demand! The Asparagus Festival is a fun-filled day packed with memorable experiences geared toward the entire family. Visit a real working asparagus farm, experience first-hand the asparagus story on the fully-narrated fun wagon ride to the field and watch harvesting in action. Lots of opportunities to savour freshly-picked delicious asparagus at the field. Enjoy lunch at their local food truck. Shop at the Country Store for freshly-picked asparagus and other produce, handmade preserves and pies, ferments, all-natural beef, and more (bring a cooler). Don’t miss the Artisan Market Village for shopping galore. Visit the farm animals, enjoy playing in the bale maze, face painting, many other fun kids’ activities, and lots more! The Asparagus Festival is free for kids 5 and under. Visit the website for directions on Google Maps.
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:edgarfarms.com
Barn Babies Event at Kayben Farms.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 - Jun 2, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place May 25 & 26 and June 1 & 2. Join Kayben Farms to celebrate the new arrivals, learn about farm life and new beginnings, enjoy music and food, and have a wonderful time as a family! Meet the new baby animals, tour the new animal area attraction, and enjoy Spring. The Last two year’s events were a huge success, so be sure to purchase your tickets in advance! Tickets are a lower price online.
Location:Kayben Farms: 326064 32 St. E, Okotoks, Alberta
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:http://kayben.com/barn-babies/
Mad Science® Brixology with Lego® Bridges Workshop.
> Sunday Jun 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mad Science® Brixology with Lego® Bridges Workshop. Brought to you by The Calgary Public Library, presented by Mad Science®. Children work together with their fellow civil engineers to build and test different bridge designs. Learn about strong shapes and structures and create the strongest bridge possible. Each child will take home their own Truss Bridge, too! Spaces are limited. Suitable for ages 6 to 12. To register, visit The Calgary Public Library website below.
Location:Central Library: 800, 3 Street SE
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:calgarylibrary.ca
Asparagus Festival at Edgar Farms.
> Sunday Jun 2, 2019 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Takes place May 26, June 2 and June 9, 10am to 4pm, rain or shine. The Asparagus Festival is back by popular demand! The Asparagus Festival is a fun-filled day packed with memorable experiences geared toward the entire family. Visit a real working asparagus farm, experience first-hand the asparagus story on the fully-narrated fun wagon ride to the field and watch harvesting in action. Lots of opportunities to savour freshly-picked delicious asparagus at the field. Enjoy lunch at their local food truck. Shop at the Country Store for freshly-picked asparagus and other produce, handmade preserves and pies, ferments, all-natural beef, and more (bring a cooler). Don’t miss the Artisan Market Village for shopping galore. Visit the farm animals, enjoy playing in the bale maze, face painting, many other fun kids’ activities, and lots more! The Asparagus Festival is free for kids 5 and under. Visit the website for directions on Google Maps.
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:edgarfarms.com
The 4th Street Lilac Festival.
> Sunday Jun 2, 2019 at 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
The 4th Street Lilac Festival. The festival will kick off with a parade at 10am, beginning at 25 Avenue SW along 4 Street and finishing at 13 Avenue SW. Then enjoy the rest of the festival offering an array of musical talent, artist vendors, and quality entertainment. For more information, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:lilacfestival.net
Asparagus Festival at Edgar Farms.
> Sunday Jun 9, 2019 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Takes place May 26, June 2 and June 9, 10am to 4pm, rain or shine. The Asparagus Festival is back by popular demand! The Asparagus Festival is a fun-filled day packed with memorable experiences geared toward the entire family. Visit a real working asparagus farm, experience first-hand the asparagus story on the fully-narrated fun wagon ride to the field and watch harvesting in action. Lots of opportunities to savour freshly-picked delicious asparagus at the field. Enjoy lunch at their local food truck. Shop at the Country Store for freshly-picked asparagus and other produce, handmade preserves and pies, ferments, all-natural beef, and more (bring a cooler). Don’t miss the Artisan Market Village for shopping galore. Visit the farm animals, enjoy playing in the bale maze, face painting, many other fun kids’ activities, and lots more! The Asparagus Festival is free for kids 5 and under. Visit the website for directions on Google Maps.
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:edgarfarms.com
Rad Dad Day at Calaway Park.
> Sunday Jun 16, 2019 at 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Rad Dad Day at Calaway Park. Bring your father or grandfather to celebrate how great he is! The best part? Dads and granddads get free admission when accompanied by a child.
Location:Calaway Park: 245033 Range Road 33, Calgary, T3Z 2E9
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calawaypark.com
Grandparents Weekend at Calaway Park.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 - Jun 23, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place June 22 & 23, 10am to 7pm. Grandparents Weekend at Calaway Park. Come celebrate the grandparents in your family’s life! This weekend is for the kids and the kids at heart. Grandma and/or grandpa receive 50 percent off regular admission when accompanied by a grandchild.
Location:Calaway Park: 245033 Range Road 33, Calgary, T3Z 2E9
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calawaypark.com

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