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November 20 to 23; Experience the Energy at the 2019 Grey Cup Festival, Presented by Shaw! With 40+ events, there is something for everyone! From November 20 to 23, explore Free family fun at the huge indoor Family Zone and the massive outdoor Nissan TITAN Street Festival where kids of all ages can enjoy interactive games and activities, pancake breakfasts, nightly fireworks and so much more!

Then, the 107th Grey Cup, Presented by Shaw kicks off November 24 at McMahon Stadium. It's going to be Canada's biggest party! For a list of all activities and times, visit the website.

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Monday, November 11
Guest: Conor Tapp, Director of Fund Developments, CUPS
Topic: Through integrated programs and services, CUPS builds resilient lives for Calgarians facing the challenges of poverty and trauma. Tune in to find out how these integral programs are helping local families and kids in need.

Monday, November 18 
Guest: Sarah Remmer, Paediatric Registered Dietitian & Founder of The Centre for Family Nutrition
Topic: 'Tis the season for colds and flus, achoo! How do you protect your kiddos from sickness? Tune in for Sarah's expert advice on how to keep your family's immune system strong all winter long. 

Monday, November 25
Guest: Sharon Loose, Owner of Calgary Birth Essentials
Topic: What is a postpartum doula and what are the most significant ways they can help a family with a new baby? Tune in for Sharon's expert tips and advice. 

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The City of Calgary’s Fun Winter Activities.
Everyday from Nov 1, 2019 - Nov 30, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place throughout November. The City of Calgary’s Fun Winter Activities. Looking for something to do with family or friends, or a fun new activity for your child? Check out the events and activities happening in a community near you! Winter is a great time to find something different to try. calgary.ca/free
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:calgary.ca/free
Legacy's 4th Annual Christmas Light Parade.
Everyday from Nov 13, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place November 13 to January 5. Legacy's 4th Annual Christmas Light Parade. Experience the magic of the holidays in Legacy! The 4th Annual Christmas Light Parade is back with over 200,000 twinkling lights for you and your family to enjoy for the month of December. It is free and open for everyone - take an evening drive through the community or walk through the tunnels of lights. The public parks, as well as over 20 Show Homes in the community, will be decorated for Christmas!
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:legacylife.ca
Christmas Market at the Calgary Farmers' Market.
Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 14, 2019 - Dec 23, 2019 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Takes place November 14 to December 23 (Thursdays to Sundays). The Calgary Farmer's Market has everything you need for on the table and under the tree! Dine with friends as live holiday entertainment fills the market, indulge in treats while you find the perfect gift, and create memories with holiday activities. Visit your favorite market vendors, plus seasonal vendors offering gifts, food, jewelry, décor, and more. Join for Santa photos and cookie decorating, Tea with Mrs. Claus, ice carving, visits with Santa’s Reindeer, and more. Free parking and free admission.
Location:Calgary Farmers' Market: 510, 77 Avenue SE
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:calgaryfarmersmarket.ca/events/details/spooktacular-family-fun-day-1
In-Store Santa Visits & The Elf on The Shelf® Scavenger Hunt.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 - Nov 17, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bring in your kids and get some one-on-one time with Santa! While in-store, kids can take part in a special The Elf on The Shelf® scavenger hunt and locate seven Scout Elf photos hidden throughout the store to reveal a special message from Santa! Participants will receive 2 free* The Elf on The Shelf® coloring sheets. Plus, parents can enter the ballot contest for a chance to Win** an Elf on The Shelf® prize pack.
Location:Toys “R” Us
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:toysrus.ca/en/folder?cid=about-events
Grey Cup Festival.
Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 20, 2019 - Nov 24, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Experience the Energy at the 2019 Grey Cup Festival, Presented by Shaw! With 40+ events, there is something for everyone! From November 20 to 23, explore Free family fun at the huge indoor Family Zone and the massive outdoor Nissan TITAN Street Festival where kids of all ages can enjoy interactive games and activities, pancake breakfasts, nightly fireworks and so much more! Then, the 107th Grey Cup, Presented by Shaw kicks off November 24 at McMahon Stadium. It's going to be Canada's biggest party! For a list of all activities and times, visit the website. The Grey Cup Festival on November 20 to 23 takes place at Stampede Park, and the 107th Grey Cup on November 24 takes place at McMahon Stadium.
Location:Stampede Park and McMahon Stadium
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:greycupfestival.ca
Winter Wonderland Family Event at Kids U McKnight.
> Saturday Nov 23, 2019 at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Stop by Kids U McKnight for some holiday fun! They will be featuring tons of fun winter-themed activities like indoor "skating and luging", a hot chocolate bar, photo booth, children's art projects, and a swag bag giveaway! Also, new families can tour the campus, meet the teachers, see first-hand the curriculum and early learning activities that Kids U provides. Plus, same-day registrations will receive promotional offers worth up to $600!
Location:Kids U: 5220, 4 Street NE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Open House & Tours
Link:facebook.com/events/462898254343264/
The City of Calgary’s Fun Winter Activities.
Everyday from Dec 1, 2019 - Dec 22, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Throughout December; The City of Calgary’s Fun Winter Activities. Looking for something to do with your family or friends or a fun new activity for your child? Check out the events and activities happening in a community near you! Winter is a great time to find something different to try. For more information, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
Holiday Fun at Sunridge Mall.
Every Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 - Dec 28, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunridge Shopping Centre is your place for the holidays, starting with Black Friday and then the kick-off to Christmas. Be at Sundridge Mall on Sunday, December 1 at 11am and help the Sunridge Magician make Santa appear! Then there will have great kids’ entertainment every Saturday in December between 1 and 5pm - it’s all free!
Location:Sunridge Mall: 2525, 36 Street NE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:sunridgeshopping.com
Christmas at the Hive.
> Saturday Dec 7, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 am
This annual event at Chinook Honey Company offers family fun and fundraising for the Foothills Country Hospice Society. Visit with the donkeys, enter draws, taste mead, and learn all about bees and honey. Admission to this event is free! For $2 per activity (proceeds to charity) you can partake in beeswax candle-making, s'mores by the fire, honey-taffy making, honey hot chocolate, and mulled mead. Chinook Honey Company is located at the corner of 16 Street W and Hwy 7, just 5 minutes west of Okotoks.
Location:Chinook Honey Company: 386079, 16 Street W, Okotoks, AB
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:chinookhoney.com

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