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Calgary Baby & Tot Show - for bump, baby & beyond

Takes place September 21, 9:30am to 5:30pm & September 22, 11am to 5pm. Calgary Baby & Tot Show - for bump, baby & beyond. Enjoy over 100 exhibits, interactive play areas, educational areas, educational seminars, new and exciting products, enjoy Bob the Builder on the main stage, and meet and greet with Rubble from Paw Patrol! Admission is Free for children 12 and under. To purchase discount tickets, visit the website. (Don't forget to say hi - we have a booth there this year! - CCM)

Calgary's Child About Town!

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, September 16
Shan Roth, Paediatric Sleep Expert and Founder of Jammy Time Sleep Solutions, Jammy Time Sleep Solutions 
Topic: A lack of sleep every night no longer needs to be a rite of passage for new parents! Tune in for Shan's expert tips on how to sleep train your child - it's easier than you think! 

Thursday, September 19
Guest: Ellen Percival, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: Fall is in full swing and so is the family fun! Tune in for Ellen's top pick of events to get the most out of the autumn season with your kids! 

Monday, September 23
Guest: Sharon McCormick, Founder and President, Poppy Innovations
Topic: How old should your children be to start learning to cook and help out in the kitchen? This is a common question that enters the minds of many parents. The sooner you are able to introduce flavors, tastes, and involvement of your children in food preparation, the better! Not sure where to start? Sharon will cook up a simple, nutritious recipe to get you and your littles ones cooking up a delicious storm!

Monday, September 30
Janica Fisher, Executive Director, Humanity in Practice (h!p)
Encouraging a volunteer spirit within our children is good for their development and helps create a richer community! What are the many benefits of youth volunteering and what opportunities are available in our great city? Tune in for full details!

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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Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

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Family Fun

Tickets on Sale Now for Harvest Pumpkin Hunts at Butterfield Acres Farm.
Everyday from Sep 4, 2019 - Oct 27, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tickets are on sale now! Harvest Pumpkin Hunts at Butterfield Acres Farm takes place place weekends in October. Off you will go on a tractor-pulled hay wagon, rolling through the crunchy Fall leaves, hoping to find some kid-sized pumpkins! Then you will decorate them into creative masterpieces to take home and, of course, visit with the farm animals, too! Must purchase tickets in advance; call 403-239-0638 or visit the website.
Location:Butterfield Acres Farm: 254077 Rocky Ridge Road
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Welcome to Night - An Introduction to the Wonders of Nighttime and the Night Sky.
> Wednesday Sep 25, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Presented by Doug Saul - Educator, Writer and Outdoor Guide. Explore how night happens, the wonders to be discovered at night, and an introduction to the night sky. Topics include biological life at night, night on other planets, wonders of the night sky, and ways to explore and protect the natural night here on Earth. The presentation includes music, questions and curiosity. Doug Saul is also the author of a children's book, Wild Alley Night.
Location:Fish Creek Environmental Learning Centre: 15931 Woodpath Road SW
Category:Family Fun, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Flibbertigibbet's Story Exhibit by Quest Theatre.
Everyday from Oct 4, 2019 - Oct 12, 2019 at 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Quest Theatre leaps onto stages across Calgary with a whimsical interactive show for ages 3 to 7 and their families. “It’s gobbly gook, it’s all in the soup, it’s cardiovascular, it’s so spectacular! It’s the marvelous wonderful Flibbertigibbet’s Story Exhibit!” The Story Exhibit has come to town! But where is Mr. Flibbertigibbet? Will Sarah and Alix find the keys to the various story suitcases, and will they have the courage to perform his collection of fantastical tales? Told in a relaxed format through songs, interactive participation, and various puppetry styles, this performance is sure to skyrocket little people’s imaginations, rhythm boxes, wonder wheels, giggle nooks, and funny bones. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time
StoryBook Theatre Presents, Curious George: The Golden Meatball.
Everyday from Oct 18, 2019 - Nov 9, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Performances: October 18 to November 9. Check website for show times. StoryBook Theatre Presents, Curious George: The Golden Meatball. All You-Can-Eat Meatball Day comes just once a year. George has been waiting all month for this day. With every swing and flip, George takes the audience through a fun-filled adventure in which he learns more about Rome, meatballs, and the secret ingredient to cooking! This show is recommended for ages 3 and up. To purchase tickets,visit the website.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre: 375 Bermuda Drive NW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival.
Everyday from Oct 26, 2019 - Nov 3, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place October 26 to November 3. Every Fall, the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival shares tales of enthralling journeys and ground-breaking expeditions told by authors, photographers, adventurers, and filmmakers from around the world! Whether you’re a hardened explorer or armchair traveller, the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival will captivate and kindle your spirit for adventure and the mountains. Explore far-off lands, spark your imagination, and delve deep into the profound and often life-changing stories. New this year is a block party taking place in downtown Banff to kick off the festival on October 25. There will be live music, product demos, interactive displays, and more! Free and ticketed events. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Banff, AB
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events
Fall Fest at Kayben Farms.
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Oct 29, 2019 - Oct 30, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Takes place October 5 & 6, 12 & 13, and 29 & 30. Fall Fest at Kayben Farms! A wonderful Fall event just 10 minutes south of Calgary. There will be pumpkins, wagon rides, face painting, games, photo sessions, pony rides, s’mores, crafts, pumpkin cannon, and kits for a cause in support of the Mustard Seed! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Kayben Farms: 326064 32 St. E, Okotoks, Alberta
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids

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