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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)

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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, October 7
Guest:
 Ellen Percival, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: From giving thanks to harvest fun to family-friendly Halloween costume parties and other spooktacular activities for your little ghosts and goblins, there is something for every member of the family to enjoy this month! Tune in for Ellen's top picks. 

Monday, October 14 (Thanksgiving)
There will be no Global Morning Show.

Monday, October 21
Guest: Lara Unsworth, Director of Strategic Enrollment Management and Communications, Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School
Topic: Private School 101: Considering private school for your child but don't know where to start? Tune in for the inside scoop on what you need to know and ask a potential private school to ensure it's the right educational fit for your child. 

Monday, October 28
Guest: Tanya Kaynes, Head Curator, Menagerie Parties & Cakes; contributor to Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: The options are endless when it comes to Halloween. There are so many creative ideas with food, drink, and decor to wrap up your family's Halloween celebrations tight like a mummy! Tune in for Tanya's suggestions to scare up the holiday. 

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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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Thursday, October 10th, 2019

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Fun for Kids

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
Link:butterfieldacres.com
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
Link:storybooktheatre.org
Ghouls’ Night Out at Heritage Park.
Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Oct 24, 2019 - Oct 27, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place October 24 to 27. Check the Park's website for hours for this event. Ghouls’ Night Out at Heritage Park. Enjoy a spooktacular night of Halloween thrills and chills at this child-friendly event. Dress up and explore the park after dark! Have tea with the Mad Hatter, wander through the pumpkin patch, play carnival games, dance with zombies, and more! Tickets on sale online or by phone.
Location:Heritage Park Historical Village: 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:heritagepark.ca
Pieceful Acres Cemetery Presents: Drac's Bleed 'n Feed.
> Thursday Oct 31, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
A family-friendly haunted house run by Steve and Gina Smith located in Queensland, southeast Calgary. This year's theme is Dracula!! Come on out for a low scare and fun haunted house. The haunted house is open October 26 and 31, 6:30 to 9pm. Costumes encouraged but not necessary. Please bring food bank donations. Find them on Facebook and Instagram @pieceful_acres
Location:504 Queen Charlotte Drive SE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:facebook.com/halloweencalgary
Trick-or-Treating at Marlborough Mall.
> Thursday Oct 31, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Keep your little monsters warm and dry this Halloween. Visit Marlborough Mall and go trick-or-treating* indoors from 2 to 6pm! After trick-or-treating, stick around and watch magician Christopher Cool perform his family-favorite show at the Play Park from 6 to 7 pm. *This event is designed for children 12 years and younger in a costume and must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. At participating stores.
Location:Marlborough Mall: 433 Marlborough Way NE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:marlboroughmall.com
Haunting Halloween at Village Square Leisure Centre.
> Thursday Oct 31, 2019 at 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Haunting Halloween at Village Square Leisure Centre. Come dressed in your favorite costume and join for creepy crafts, ghostly games, and ghoulishly fun activities!
Location:Village Square Leisure Centre: 2623, 56 Street NE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Community Challah Bake at Calgary JCC.
> Thursday Nov 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Join women of all ages to make challah and take home to bake. Bring your daughters and friends. $18 per challah. Register at Calgary JCC's Customer Service Desk: 403-253-8600, Ext. 0. For more information, visit the website.
Cost:$18.00
Location:Calgary JCC: 1606, 90 Avenue SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgaryjcc.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 all of the spots are gone!
Location:Granary Road: 226066, 112 Street W, Foothills, AB
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:granaryroad.com/events

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