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SnowDays in Banff National Park

January 18 to 28. Banff National Park invites visitors and locals to embrace the cold, vigour, and fun that winter brings! The annual SnowDays Festival is a highlight of the winter season in Banff and Lake Louise. This festival features a variety of events, shows, and activities that combine history, culture, and winter activities. By day, skate on the stunning frozen surface of Lake Louise, watch competitive ice carvers, or spend a day skiing or riding on the slopes of one of the nearby ski resorts. By night, join the festivities in town by watching live music, ski and snowboard competitions, or enjoying drinks by the fire! For full details, visit the website. There will be 10 to 11 snow sculptures in downtown Banff where teams from around the world will compete to create the best sculpture.

Global Calgary Morning News Segments

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 at approximately 8:25am.

Monday, January 15
Guest: Sarah Remmer, B.SC., RD, The Centre for Family Nutrition
Topic: When it comes to boosting your immune system, we know it’s important to get enough sleep, stay active, and wash your hands regularly, but nutrition also plays a very important role. There are certain foods that contain immune-boosting properties which can help ward off the cold and flu, or lessen the duration or severity of them. As a bonus, they’re all packed full of nutrients that help with proper growth and development, and keep your kids healthy, too! Tune in for Sarah's expert advice on how your family can lessen hearing "achoo!" in your household.

Monday, January 22
Dr. Farida Saher, Paediatric Dentist, Dental Care for Children
Topic: Why are baby teeth so important and when should your child have their first dental visit? Dr. Saher will provide expert medical advice. Prevention is the best treatment!

Monday, January 30
Guest: Representative, The Happy Birthday Project
 The Happy Birthday Project believes that every child deserves to feel special and celebrated on their birthday. The Project's mission is to bring joy to the lives of kids and families facing adverse circumstances through the celebration of birthdays, holidays, and other special life events. They deliver birthday party packs that include all the decorations and supplies required to throw a birthday party as well as a new gift for the birthday child! How can you support  The Happy Birthday Project? Tune in for full details. 








Monday, December 11

Guest: Ellen Percival, Editor-in-Chief, Calgary's Child Magazine
Pre-Taped Interview: Tune in for Ellen and Leslie Horton's interview at Market Mall for Ellen's expert advice on successful Santa visits with the kids as well as some great shopping survival tips with kids in tow. 

Monday, December 18
Guest: Teresa Byrne, The City of Calgary
Topic: Kick off 2018 with free family-friendly celebrations! The City of Calgary has something for everyone, from samba to line dancing, rockabilly to rock n’ roll, Star Wars to fireworks, ice carving to ice skating, and more! Teresa will fill us in on all of the details.

The Calgary's Child Parenting Segments on Global Morning News will resume on Monday, January 8, 2018. 

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Thursday, April 20th, 2017

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CBC Calgary Reads Big Book Sale - Book Donations.
Everyday from Apr 18, 2017 - Apr 28, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
If you really, truly loved them, let them go! Donate your used books to the CBC Calgary Reads Big Book Sale. Tuesday, April 18 to Friday, April 28. Follow signs to the drop-off location. Tuesday to Thursday: 8am to 7:30pm. Fridays, 8am to 3pm. Dictionaries, encyclopedias, Readers Digest, Harlequin, Avon or Signet romances, magazines, or textbooks will not be accepted.
Location:Calgary Food Bank: 5000, 11 Street SE
Category:Community Sales & Markets
Sign Up for Hike for Hospice Calgary.
Everyday from Mar 2, 2017 - May 6, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Sign up for Hike for Hospice Calgary today, a Family-Friendly Walk through Fish Creek Provincial Park! The Hike takes place on Sunday, May 7 from 9am to Noon. All funds raised will support children and families coping with life-threatening illness or the death of someone close. Be a hero for grieving families. To sign up for this family-friendly walk or to make a donation, visit the website.
Location:Fish Creek Provincial Park
Category:Family Fun
Tickets are on Sale Now for the 2017 Banff Centre Children's Festival.
Everyday from Mar 2, 2017 - May 19, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tickets are on sale now for the 2017 Banff Centre Children's Festival. The 2017 Banff Centre Children’s Festival will feature De Temps Antan, Sheldon Casavant, and the Dancers of Damelahamid. To purchase tickets, call the Banff Centre Box Office at 1-800-413-8368, 1-403-762-6301, or visit the website. Explore the beauty of traditional culture through music, magic, dance, and visual arts at Banff Centre Children’s Festival on Saturday, May 20. With free or low-cost activities and live shows, Banff Centre Children’s Festival is a continent of imagination where children of all ages can explore some of Canada’s diverse cultures through contemporary art. The free activities at the Festival include: Storytelling, creativity rooms, circus school, family dance, and more! For full details, visit the website.
Location:The Banff Centre in Banff, AB
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Tickets are on Sale Now for the 2017 KidsFest (The Calgary International Children's Festival).
Everyday from Mar 2, 2017 - May 23, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tickets are on Sale Now for the 2017 KidsFest (Calgary International Children's Festival), taking place May 24 to 27. Celebrate the Best in Performing Arts for Children. Explore and experience this Festival through puppetry, music, dance, theatre, author engagements, and more! There will also be free activities on Olympic Plaza adjacent to Arts Commons including storytelling, dance workshops, roving artists, magicians, face painting, creative activities and challenges, and more! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience at TELUS Spark.
Everyday from Feb 4, 2017 - Jun 4, 2017 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience is coming to Calgary’s science centre February 4 to June 4! Experience a “career day” at the Starfleet Academy. Test your knowledge and skills to discover what your true ranking would be in a Starfleet career – will you be a Medical, Engineering or Science Officer, or even a Commander? Exciting possibilities await in this immersive and interactive experience that appeals to lifelong fans and new Star Trek enthusiasts alike.
Location:TELUS Spark: 220 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Parent's Night Out
Discover Calgary’s Best Walks with author Lori Beattie.
> Thursday Apr 20, 2017 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Discover Calgary’s Best Walks with author Lori Beattie Thursday, April 20, 2017 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Join Lori Beattie, author of Calgary’s Best Walks, for a visual presentation on the very best walks in Calgary. Calgary is a walking city! Fresh, crisp air, big blue skies, nature tucked into all quadrants, hidden stairways, over 500 km of paved pathways and wonderful independent cafe’s where you can stop and recharge. I think the best way to celebrate Canada’s birthday is to introduce Calgarians to their wonderful city, to help them meet their neighbours, to help them experience the pleasure, the perspective, that comes from taking a walk. Learn more about Lori’s Walk 150 initiative to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and her partnership with Friends of Fish Creek to offer the “Good Grief!: Walking through Grief and Loss” walking program coming to Fish Creek Provincial Park in May. Take a look at Lori’s book at
Location:Fish Creek Environmental Learning Centre, Shannon Terrace, Fish Creek Provincial Park, 13931 Woodpath Rd. SW, Calgary, Alberta T2W 5R6 Canada
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Rajaton at Mount Royal University.
> Thursday Apr 20, 2017 at 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Rajaton’s wonderful singing is comparable to the best of the famous close-harmony groups including The Hi-Lo’s, The King’s Singers, The Manhatten Transfer and Take 6. This acclaimed six-voice Finnish vocal ensemble brings a mixture of pop, contemporary, and traditional songs transformed by unconventional timbres and techniques. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Bella Concert Hall, Mount Royal University: 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Free Live Webinar with Judy Arnall: Chores and Allowances: What and When.
> Thursday Apr 20, 2017 at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8 to 9pm MT. Free Live Webinar, Chores and Allowances: What and When. Brought to you by Professional Parenting Canada and Calgary’s Child Magazine. Register today!
Location:Online Webinar
Category:Free Events, Talks, Workshops & Seminars

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