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Grey Cup Festival

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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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, December 2
Guest: Ellen Percival, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: 'Tis the season for family fun! Tune in for Ellen's top picks of holiday fun: santa visits, twinkling lights, sweet treats and eats, holiday musicals and performances, and more! 

Monday, December 9
Guest: Julie Freedman Smith, Co-Founder of Parenting Power & Co-Author of A Year of Intentional Parenting                   
Topic: Tired of yelling at your kids and wishing they listened to you the first time? Tune in for Julie's expert advice including her 3-step process to get your kids to listen to you without the yelling and nagging time and time again.

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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Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

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Holiday Fun

Alberta Theatre Projects Presents: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.
Everyday from Nov 19, 2019 - Dec 24, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
November 19 to December 29 (excluding Christmas Day); Alberta Theatre Projects Presents, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. The thrilling, classic tale takes four children from a dusty English mansion to a mythical, far-away world gripped in an epic battle between the forces of good and evil. Helped along by the fawn, Mr. Tumnus, the friendly Beaver family, and a forest of talking animals, Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy take centre stage in the struggle to free Narnia from the forces of the White Witch as they await the triumphant return of Aslan the Lion. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Martha Cohen Theatre: 215, 8 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:albertatheatreprojects.com
ZOOLIGHTS.
Everyday from Nov 22, 2019 - Dec 24, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
November 22 to January 4 (excluding Christmas Day). ZOOLIGHTS, presented by Olympia Trust Company, is back for the 23rd time! The Calgary Zoo is brightening your ZOOLIGHTS experience with enchanting new themes and special guests. Of course, they're bringing back the classic activities you’ve come to love and have added in some new ones designed to light you up. This year’s ZOOLIGHTS will feature exciting new activities including Wizarding Wednesdays, Potions Class, Axe-Throwing, the Sugar Shack, and more, in addition to the classics you have come to love like ice skating and fire pits! For more information and to purchase advance tickets, visit the website.
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:calgaryzoo.com
33rd Annual Lions' Festival of Lights.
Everyday from Nov 30, 2019 - Jan 8, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Grand Opening is November 30 at 5pm and takes place December 1 to January 8, 6pm to midnight. 33rd Annual Lions' Festival of Lights. Drive by Calgary’s largest free Christmas light showcase nightly or take the family for a sled ride through the park amongst the 500,000+ bulbs!
Location:Confederation Park Golf Course along 14 Street NW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:lionsfestivaloflights.ca
Airdrie Festival of Lights - Get Your Glow On.
Everyday from Dec 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Airdrie Festival of Lights is an outdoor, walk-through, holiday-themed light festival! There is no charge to attend and parking is free! Donations graciously accepted. Enjoy a hot chocolate or apple cider around the fire pits or ride the trains for $2 per person. Santa visits take place December 1, 7, 9, 16, 22, and 23 from 6:30 to 8pm. Check out Santa’s Gift Shop for your holiday shopping, including a Kids’ Only Shopping Experience. For more information, visit the website.
Location:Nose Creek Park in Airdrie
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:airdrielights.com
ZOOLIGHTS.
Everyday from Dec 26, 2019 - Jan 4, 2020 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
November 22 to January 4 (excluding Christmas Day). ZOOLIGHTS, presented by Olympia Trust Company, is back for the 23rd time! The Calgary Zoo is brightening your ZOOLIGHTS experience with enchanting new themes and special guests. Of course, they're bringing back the classic activities you’ve come to love and have added in some new ones designed to light you up. This year’s ZOOLIGHTS will feature exciting new activities including Wizarding Wednesdays, Potions Class, Axe-Throwing, the Sugar Shack, and more, in addition to the classics you have come to love like ice skating and fire pits! For more information and to purchase advance tickets, visit the website.
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:calgaryzoo.com
Airdrie Festival of Lights Family-Friendly New Year's Eve Dance Party.
> Tuesday Dec 31, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bring the family on December 31, from 7 to 9pm, to the heated tent for a family-friendly dance party! There will be music, games, prizes, and more! Presented by Air 106.1 - Discover Airdrie.
Location:Nose Creek Park, Airdrie, AB
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:airdrielights.com
The City of Calgary New Year's Eve Family Event at Village Square Leisure Centre.
> Tuesday Dec 31, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Play, swim, jump, splash, and slide into 2020. Bring the whole family for tons of fun in the waterpark. There will be a DJ pumping out the tunes as families enjoy the wave pool, slides, hot tub and safari splash. Stay until the very end to enjoy our pool party countdown!
Location:Village Square Leisure Centre: 2623, 56 Street NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:calgary.ca
The City of Calgary New Year's Eve Family Event at Southland Leisure Centre.
> Tuesday Dec 31, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Play, swim, jump, splash, and slide into 2020! Bring the whole family for tons of fun. Come for arts & crafts, games, obstacle courses, bouncy house, and a ‘take a selfie’ photo booth! Then join in the waterpark where there will be a DJ pumping out the tunes as you enjoy the wave pool, slides, hot tub, and safari splash! Stay until the very end to enjoy the pool party countdown!
Location:Southland Leisure Centre: 2000 Southland Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:calgary.ca

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