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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, July 22
Guest: The Calgary Public Library
Topic: This summer, 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 STEAM programs. For teens, there’s the Ultimate Summer Challenge Teen Takeover, with new online challenges every week! Tune in for full details on the Calgary Public Library's 2019 Ultimate Summer Challenge! 

Monday, July 29
Guest:
Stacie Gaetz, contributor to Calgary's Child and Co-Founder of Sentiments Photobooks
Topic: For the art of it! From her wonderful article in our current summer issue, Stacie will take us on an an educational, fun, and free art adventure in downtown Calgary. 

Monday, August 5 
There will be no Calgary's Child parenting segment on Global TV for the long weekend.

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Fun for Kids

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
Family Fun Friday Nights at Calaway Park.
Every Friday, Jul 5, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019 at 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Takes place July 5, 12, 19 & 26. Enjoy an extra two hours at Calaway Park on Friday evenings in July only! Experience Calaway Park from 10am to 5pm for regular admission plus GST per person or from 5 to 9pm for only $17.95 plus GST per person.
Location:Calaway Park: 245033 Range Road 33, Calgary, T3Z 2E9
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calawaypark.com
Fiestaval Latin Festival.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Jul 19, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
July 19 & 20, 11am to 11pm and July 21, 11am to 10pm. Enjoy performers, authentic Latin food vendors, Latin entertainment, international Latin bands, an international dance showcase, an amazing kids’ area, and more!
Location:Olympic Plaza: 228, 8 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:fiestaval.ca
Lougheed House Garden Festival.
Everyday from Jul 20, 2019 - Jul 27, 2019 at 12:45 am - 12:00 pm
The Beltline community’s annual free Garden Festival at Lougheed House gets bigger and better this year, with six days of unique events, including Dog Pawrades, outdoor concerts, DJs, beer garden, family theatre, music, dancing, comedy, tours, and more. The Garden Festival launches on Saturday, July 20 with three Dog Pawrades (MC: CBC Calgary’s Jenny Howe), four outdoor concerts by Calgary’s most captivating bands, the raising of the Métis flag (our current exhibit is From Racialization to Peoplehood: Exploring Métis Identity, Past and Present), a beer garden (dogs welcome, & sponsored by Last Best Brewery and Trolley 5 Brewpub), free admission to Lougheed House, food trucks, and hands-on games & crafts for kids of all ages. The Festival offers performances by Ghost Keeper, Rondel Roberts Band, Leo Dumont, GP Family Theatre, K.P. Smith & Natalie Gauthier, DJ MollyFi, juggler Jeffrey Olynek, DJ CatFishtheWizard, Calgary Métis Cultural Dancers and Foothill Jiggers, magician Malcolm Russell, and more. To register your dog for the Parade ($5 entry fee), visit the website.
Location:Lougheed House: 707, 13 Avenue SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:lougheedhouse.com/gardenfest-july-20/#today-schedule
Mad Science® Radical Robots Workshop.
> Friday Jul 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join Mad Science® and learn out about some common robots they use daily, the difference between robots and humans, power sources used by robots (batteries, water, the sun), and then program a robot to move through a maze. Brought to you by The Calgary Public Library, presented by Mad Science®. Spaces are limited. Suitable for ages 6 to 12. To register, visit the website.
Location:Signal Hill Library: 5994 Signal Hill Centre SW
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:calgarylibrary.ca
Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Aug 9, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place August 9 to 11. As Calgary’s premier water sport festival, it draws 1,850+ competitors, 4,000+ spectators, and an abundance of excitement and cultural experiences! Plus, check out the family fun zone, food truck, and beer gardens, too.
Location:North Glenmore Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgarydragonboatsociety.com
Shaw Charity Classic.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Aug 30, 2019 - Sep 1, 2019 at 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Takes place August 30 to September 1. With family-fun activities including bouncy castles, face painting, snag golf, mascot visits and beer gardens for the parents, The Shaw Charity Classic is an event for all ages! For full details, visit the website.
Location:Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club: 12501, 14 Street SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:sccfamilyfun.com
Granary Road Christmas Market.
Everyday from Dec 6, 2019 - Dec 22, 2019 at 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Granary Road Market is hosting their 2nd Annual Christmas Market. Sign up today before our spots are gone!
Location:Granary Road Market
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:www.granaryroad.com/events

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