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Get Ready for Back to School with Westhills Towne Centre and Country Hills Village Shopping Centre!

Enjoy the summer sun AND get all your back-to-school essentials at WestHills Towne Centre. On Saturday, August 24 from 11am-2pm, join us for a free and fun event with face painting, food samples and retailer promotions. You’ll feel those school vibes before you know it! (event located in the playground/firepit area; everyone, including furry friends are welcome). westhillstownecentre.com @westhillstownecentre

For those in the north, a similar event will be held at Country Hills Village Shopping Centre (by Famoso) where there will also be a pet expo hosted by Global Pet Foods. chvshopping.com @chvshopping

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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, August 19
Guest:
Sarah Remmer, R.D., The Centre for Family Nutrition
Topic:
Even though, as a parent, you don’t really want to think about school lunches yet, you have to! And now’s a great time to get organized and get your kids excited about packing THEIR OWN lunches! Explain to your kids how it’s going to work and that they get to choose the foods they eat in their lunch. This will make them feel more in control and increase the chances of them actually eating it (there’s nothing worse than a warm, gross uneaten school lunch coming home!). Tune in for Sarah's expert tips to get your kids packing - literally! 

Monday, August 26
Guest: Dr. Farrah Sunderji, OD, Representative for Alberta Association of Optometrists (AAO)
Topic: Did you know that 80 percent of learning is visual? If your child has an undiagnosed vision or eye health issue, they will be starting their new school year with a deficit. But this is easy to remedy by getting your child an eye exam before thE school bell rings. Tune in for Dr. Sunderji's medical expert advice on the importance of childhood eye exams. 

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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Calgary Public Library Ultimate Summer Challenge 2019.
Everyday from Jul 1, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Join the Calgary Public Library for hundreds of programs, plus a chance at awesome prizes! Kids and families can read (or be read to) to complete their Challenge Map for prizes and attend Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) programs. For teens, there’s the Ultimate Summer Challenge Teen Takeover, with new online challenges every week! To register, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgarylibrary.ca/summer
The City of Calgary Recreation Fun Summer Activities.
Everyday from Jul 1, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
If you’re looking for something to do with family or friends or looking for a fun new activity for your child, check out the events and activities happening in a community near you! From Mobile Adventure Playgrounds to Music and Theatre in the Park, from Community Mobile Skateparks to Park n’ Play and Stay n’ Play, there are hundreds of activities to choose from! To find schedules and locations, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
Phoenix Foundation School Annual Chili Cookoff!!.
> Thursday Aug 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Stop by and see what this school has to offer and take in this fun event and enter a pot of Chili to win a $50 gift card, or simply try the Chili and vote! Phoenix offers Alberta’s only Kindergarten program for homeschooling families, BlendEd and home education options for Grades 1 to 9, and “In-the-Scene” classes in Phoenix’s Creation Studio, giving students 3,000 square feet of immersive instruction in Science, Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, and Fine Arts.
Location:The Phoenix Foundation: 320, 19 Street SE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Open House & Tours
Link:phoenixfoundation.ca
Phoenix Foundation School Sports Day.
> Thursday Aug 29, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Stop by and see what this school has to offer and take in the fun event for your child to try all kinds of sports! Phoenix offers Alberta’s only Kindergarten program for homeschooling families, BlendEd and home education options for Grades 1 to 9, and “In-the-Scene” classes in Phoenix’s Creation Studio, giving students 3,000 square feet of immersive instruction in Science, Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, and Fine Arts.
Location:The Phoenix Foundation: 320, 19 Street SE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Open House & Tours
Link:phoenixfoundation.ca

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