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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
 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. 

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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Thursday, October 10th, 2019

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Holiday 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
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
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
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
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

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