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Monday, July 22
Guest: The Calgary Public Library
Topic: This summer, join the Calgary Public Library for hundreds of programs, plus a chance at awesome prizes! Kids and families can read (or be read to) to complete their Challenge Map for prizes and attend STEAM programs. For teens, there’s the Ultimate Summer Challenge Teen Takeover, with new online challenges every week! Tune in for full details on the Calgary Public Library's 2019 Ultimate Summer Challenge! 

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Stacie Gaetz, contributor to Calgary's Child and Co-Founder of Sentiments Photobooks
Topic: For the art of it! From her wonderful article in our current summer issue, Stacie will take us on an an educational, fun, and free art adventure in downtown Calgary. 

Monday, August 5 
There will be no Calgary's Child parenting segment on Global TV for the long weekend.

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Friday, October 12th, 2018

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October 6 to 31: SHOCKTOBER at TELUS Spark.
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
From October 6 to 31, take risks and be curious ! Enjoy frightfully-fun activities as you explore the spooky science behind Halloween. You might be shocked by what you learn! Plus, Monster Mash-Up (sponsored in part by Calgary's Child Magazine) is back on October 27 & 28 for the final weekend of SHOCKTOBER. Potion Pour: Brew up a colorful potion, pour it out, and watch it slide down a Halloween sculpture in a fascinating pattern! Giant Spider Scare: Spiders have invaded and are guarding the secret mad science lab! Weed your way through giant spider webs. Destroying a pumpkin with science: Watch the spectacle as a science professional crushes, slices, smashes, obliterates, flattens, or otherwise destroys a pumpkin! Host Parasite Interaction Group: Don’t be afraid, be curious and discover the unknown world of parasites. Spooky Science Demo: A mad scientist will cook up a live science demonstration. Enter into the world of his secret laboratory and experience wild and shockingly spooky science! Thriller Dance: Get your ghostly groove on and learn Michael Jackson's Thriller dance with Calgary's Decidedly Jazz Danceworks. SHOCKTOBER is included with General Admission. For more details, visit the website.
Location:TELUS Spark: 220 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:sparkscience.ca/experience-telus-spark/events/shocktober/?stage=stage
Treat the Kids to a Swim this Halloween!.
Everyday from Oct 2, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
On Sale October 1. Treat the Kids to a Swim this Halloween! Get a booklet with 10 swim coupons for only $5! On sale at any City of Calgary Recreation aquatic & fitness or leisure centre. You can also purchase coupons online while supplies last.
Cost:$5.00
Location:The City of Calgary Recreation Aquatic & Fitness Centres or Leisure Centres
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:calgary.ca/cityonline
Tickets on Sale for the Award-Winning Butterfield Acres Harvest Pumpkin Hunts .
Everyday from Sep 4, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tickets are on sale now for the Award-Winning Harvest Pumpkin Hunts at Butterfield Acres! Off you will go on the tractor-pulled hay wagon, rolling through the crunchy Fall leaves just hoping to find some kid-sized pumpkins! Once you find the pumpkins, you'll bring them back and decorate them into creative pumpkin-head masterpieces! While the glue dries, enjoy a visit with your favorite animal friends in the farmyard! Your visit includes hunting time, pumpkin-decorating (no carving), and a farmyard visit with the animals! Each child takes home their very own pumpkin masterpiece. Plan for 110 minutes. Be sure to dress for the weather and wear something orange to celebrate the season! A child's (able to walk to 17 years) Harvest Pumpkin Hunt ticket includes farmyard admission and 1 pumpkin per child. The cost is $14.99 + GST. An adult Harvest Pumpkin Hunt ticket includes farmyard admission. The cost is $15.99 + GST. *Adults do not hunt for a pumpkin, only children. Ready to order your tickets? Visit the website to purchase tickets and for more information!
Location:Butterfield Acres Farm: 254077 Rocky Ridge Road
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:butterfieldacres.com/harvest-pumpkin-hunts/
Panda Cub Double Birthday at the Calgary Zoo.
Every Sunday, Monday, Friday, Saturday, Oct 12, 2018 - Oct 14, 2018 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Calgary Zoo twin panda cubs are turning 3 and the Calgary Zoo wants to celebrate! There will be a range of fun events and activities, including a giant inflatable and the exciting launch of the brand-new PandaCam, all of which are free with general admission. The event will run from 10am to 2pm.
Cost:$29.95
Location:The Calgary Zoo West Lawn
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:calgaryzoo.com/events/panda-cub-double-birthday
Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm Flashlight Nights.
Every Friday, Saturday, Oct 12, 2018 - Oct 13, 2018 at 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Takes Place Fridays & Saturdays, October 5 & 6, 12 & 13, 19 & 20, 26 & 27, 10am to 9pm (but must arrive any time before 8pm). Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm Flashlight Nights. Flashlight nights are an extremely popular activity as guests love getting lost in the dark. Come earlier in the day to enjoy the ziplines, petting zoo, ropes course, wagon rides, and playground activities and stay late with your flashlight and your sense of direction. In October, there are tons of great pumpkins to choose from in the patch during daylight! Free for kids 2 and under. For more information, visit the website.
Location:Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm: 284022 Township Road 224, Rockyview, AB, T1X 0J6
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:calgarycornmaze.com
Field of Screams at Cobb’s Adventure Park.
Everyday from Oct 12, 2018 - Oct 13, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fridays & Saturdays in October. Field of Screams at Cobb’s Adventure Park. Suitable for all ages, Field of Screams features 4 nightmare-inducing haunted houses and the new Cornfield of Terror: a cemetery maze in a cornfield. There are also rides, activities, and more! For more information, visit the website.
Location:Cobb's Adventure Park & Corn Maze: 500, 84 Street NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:cobbsadventurepark.com
Lights Out at Cobb’s Adventure Park.
Everyday from Oct 12, 2018 - Oct 13, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fridays & Saturdays in October. Lights Out at Cobb’s Adventure Park. Make your way through the corn maze in the dark - with nothing but your flashlight! Enjoy the bonfire and creep tractor ride, too! For more information, visit the website.
Location:Cobb's Adventure Park & Corn Maze: 500, 84 Street NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:cobbsadventurepark.com

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