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February 14 & 15, 4 to 10pm and February 16, 4 to 7pm. Explore. Interact. Illuminate. Embrace winter with the family and get outdoors with GLOW. Enjoy quality time with loved ones in the crisp February night, and stay warm with delicious food, cozy drinks, and fun activities for all ages! Vote for your favorite ice carver and take a ride down the ice slide, then end the night with a drink at the Ice Lounge and take in the live music! 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, March 2
Guests:
Nora Ansah & Kristin Pilon, Alberta Health Services
Topic: There are many things to do before your new baby arrives; how you will travel with your new baby is one of most important things to consider. There are many different types and brands of car seats available but you will specifically need a rear-facing car seat. A car seat provides the best protection for baby in a sudden stop or crash, a rear-facing car seat will protect your baby’s head, neck, and back. Also, it is required by law in Alberta to ensure your baby is in a properly-installed car seat. Tune in for expert tips on choosing a car seat, installing and harnessing your baby in the car seat that will help make every ride a safe ride!

Monday, March 9
Guest:
Soraya Lakhani, R. Psych., Yellow Kite Child Psychology
Topic: As social and digital media have increasingly become part of our lives, we know that children are frequently bombarded with imagery and criticism about weight, physical appearance, and ‘ideal’ body types. How can you foster a healthy body image in your kids? Tune in for expert advice.

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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Fun for Kids

Penguin Walk at the Calgary Zoo.
Everyday from Jan 13, 2020 - Mar 16, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
2020 marks the 8th year of the Calgary Zoo Penguin Walk! The king penguin colony heads out on the zoo grounds for a daily enrichment walk in the winter months and visitors get to experience the fun! This incredible program allows visitors to get an up-close look at the group of king penguins as they explore, exercise, and waddle their way through the zoo. This is a free-choice activity for the penguins and is subject to weather conditions.
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:calgaryzoo.com
The City of Calgary’s Fun Winter Activities.
Everyday from Feb 1, 2020 - Feb 28, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes Place Throughout February. The City of Calgary’s Fun Winter Activities. Looking for something to do with family or friends, or looking for 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.
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/free
StoryBook Theatre Presents: The Neverending Story.
Everyday from Feb 14, 2020 - Mar 14, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place February 14 to March 14; check website for show times. StoryBook Theatre Presents, The Neverending Story. Hiding in a closet to avoid bullies, Bastian becomes immersed in a strangely compelling book: the tale of a hero’s quest to save the realm of Fantastica from the encroaching terror of the Nothing. But is Bastian just a reader of this extraordinary story or a vital part of it? Filled with spectacle and wondrous other-worldly creatures, this beautiful tale of the trials of childhood and the triumph of creativity will delight and inspire the whole family! Rated PG. Recommended for ages 8 and up. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre: 375 Bermuda Drive NW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:storybooktheatre.org
Community Day at Glenbow Museum.
> Sunday Mar 1, 2020 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
With generous support from Chevron Canada, Glenbow Museum is opening their doors and inviting the whole city to come and experience all that Glenbow has to offer for free! Join in on a shared community experience with family, friends and neighbors.
Location:Glenbow Museum: 130, 9 Avenue SEm
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:glenbow.org/programs/community-day/
Mad Science® Kitchen Chemistry Workshop.
> Sunday Mar 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Learn the difference between chemical and physical reactions, about acids, bases, and neutral liquids. Learn about indicators, how they can be used to detect different substances, and how our bodies change starches to sugar. Brought to you by The Calgary Public Library, presented by Mad Science®. Spaces are limited. To register, visit the website.
Location:Signal Hill Library: 5994 Signal Hill Centre SW
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:calgarylibrary.ca
Spring Rally in the Alley.
Everyday from Mar 20, 2020 - Mar 29, 2020 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
March 20 to 29; Spring Rally in the Alley. Spring is in the air and fun is on-hand at Gasoline Alley Museum! Enjoy automobile and sports-themed indoor games, crafts, and activities throughout the museum.
Location:Heritage Park Historical Village - Gasoline Alley Museum: 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:heritagepark.ca
The Calgary Baby & Tot Show - for Bump, Baby & Beyond!.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Mar 28, 2020 - Mar 29, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
March 28, 9:30am to 5:30pm & March 29, 11am to 5pm. The Calgary Baby & Tot Show - for Bump, Baby & Beyond! A premier parenting event designed to put everything you need under one roof. Featuring local and national exhibitors showcasing the latest in apparel, services, products, and toys to assist parents and caregivers every step of the way. Join industry experts in the seminar theatre with educational presentations discussing everything from pregnancy to preschool! There will be interactive play areas, arts & crafts, and ongoing entertainment for the whole family! Admission is free for children 12 and under. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:BMO Centre, Stampede Park: #20 Roundup Way SE, Hall D
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:calgarybabyshow.com
StoryBook Theatre Presents, Frog & Toad.
Everyday from Apr 10, 2020 - May 2, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place April 10 to May 2; check website for show times. StoryBook Theatre Presents, A Year with Frog & Toad. Waking from hibernation, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding, and learn life lessons. These two best friends celebrate and rejoice in the differences that make them unique and special. Part vaudeville, part make believe - all charm, A Year with Frog & Toad tells the story of a friendship that endures throughout the seasons. Rated K. 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
SUPERTRAIN 2020.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 - Apr 19, 2020 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Calgary Model Railway Society presents Canada's Biggest and Best Annual Model Train Show! A fun, affordable event for the whole family! Lionel, Lego, Thomas, Children's Play Area, and much more. Over 65,000 sq. ft. of operating model railroad layouts, displays, hobby shops, model manufacturers, railroad art, photos, live demos for beginners, ride-on trains, garden railroads. At least 8 Food Trucks on-site all weekend. Free parking at Genesis Centre and McKnight-Westwinds C-Train Station with Free shuttle, or take the CTrain to SUPERTRAIN (Saddletowne Station). Bring a non-perishable food donation for the Calgary Food Bank and receive a dollar off admission.
Location:Genesis Centre: 7555 Falconridge Boulevard NE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:supertrain.ca

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