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Mother's Day Surprise & Delight at WestHills and Country HIlls Towne Centres

WestHills Towne Centre is hosting its first ever Mother’s Day Surprise & Delight! Bring the special Mom you know to WestHills Towne Centre on Saturday, May 11 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Look for our roaming ambassadors dressed in WestHills polo shirts and hats, who will have a complimentary treat and giveaways from WestHills retailers! We'll also have a Mother's Day giveaway gift basket filled with samples, coupons, gift certificates, and more! Find the WestHills gift basket in-store at Joydrop on May 11 and enter to win! For Moms in the north, a similar Surprise & Delight will be happening at Country Hills Towne Centre.

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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 at approximately 8:45am.

Monday, May 13
Guest: Tanya Kaynes, Head Curator, Menagerie Parties & Cakes
Topic: Graduation from high school is a big deal and should be celebrated! It is the completion and advancement of your teen’s education and celebrating this important milestone encourages your teen to continue learning throughout their life. Tune in for Tanya's teen-approved graduation party food and festivities to really get the party started! 

Monday, May 20
There will be no Global Morning Show.

Monday, May 27
Guest: Sarah Remmer, Canada's Child and Family Nutrition Expert 
Topic: Kids need the appropriate fuel and energy for sports and outdoor play. Tune in for Sarah's expert nutritional advice on protein and the importance of protein for meals and snacks for your kids.

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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Purchase Your Tickets Now for the all new Royal Canadian family Circus Spectac!® 2019 Tour.
Everyday from Apr 24, 2019 - Jun 23, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Purchase your tickets now for the all new Royal Canadian family Circus Spectac!® 2019 Tour, taking place June 14 to 23. The all new Royal Canadian family Circus Spectac!® is coming CrossIron Mills, under the Big Top, for 12 spectacular shows. This internationally-renowned circus will bring thrilling acts featuring Chinese Acrobats Flying Trapeze, Wheel of Destiny, Comedy, Motorcycle Globe, Hula Hoops, MotoSwing and Aerialists. (This is an animal-free show.) For more information and to purchase 2 for 1 tickets, visit the website below (promo code: calgaryschild).
Location:CrossIron Mills - Under the Big Top
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:royalcanadiancircus.ca
Skate To Great National Skate Drive Returns to Calgary .
Everyday from May 11, 2019 - May 31, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Skate To Great National Skate Drive Returns to Calgary in advance of the Stars on Ice show. The spring skate drive launches on May 11 at Scotiabank Saddledome, offering an opportunity to kick-start your spring cleaning and donate gently used skates to local kids who need them! Bring your items to the Scotiabank Saddledome on May 11 anytime after 6:30pm. Skate To Great organizers and FedEx Express Canada will be collecting used kids hockey and figure skates, helmets and hockey sticks. To kick off the drive, organizers will be collecting items at Scotiabank Saddledome, where Stars on Ice will be performing. After the kick-off date on May 11, bring your items for donation to one of Skate To Great’s collection locations until May 31. To find a location near you and for more information, visit the website below
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Drop in & Ongoing Activities
Link:skatetogreat.org
Join for the 32nd Annual Exhibition of Children’s Art from North Mount Pleasant and Wildflower Arts Centres.
Everyday from May 2, 2019 - May 16, 2019 at 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Takes place May 2 to 16, 6am to 6pm. Join for the 32nd Annual Exhibition of Children’s Art from North Mount Pleasant and Wildflower Arts Centres. Celebrate the sculpture, painting, drawing, and mixed media artworks created by young artists, ages 3 to 17. Opening reception takes place May 2 at 5:30pm where the artists will be in attendance. Takes place at the Municipal Building Atrium.
Location:Municipal Building Atrium: 800 Macleod Trail SE
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Open House & Tours, Youth Activities
Outdoor Season Opener at the Hillhurst Sunnyside Farmers' Market.
> Wednesday May 15, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
45 local vendors will be selling the very best in produce, honey, fruit, prepared foods, flowers and plants, wellness products, and more. Give the kids a chance to get their hands dirty and learn where their food comes from with the plant-a-bean activity. Swap your favorite recipes with your community at the recipe exchange board, or grab a photo with your grower to win prizes. From 5 to 7pm, The Sadlier-Brown Band will be live on the Sweet Beet Stage with their funky, fun, bluegrass sound. Have dinner at one of the food trucks, and make it an evening of Spring celebration with the whole family!
Location:Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Association: 1320, 5 Avenue NW
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:facebook.com/events/1055341777982075/
Bernie's Buddies Spring 2019 Teen Girls' Grief Workshop.
Every Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - May 29, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Takes place Wednesdays, May 8 to 29. Bernie's Buddies is a Calgary-based registered charity that helps kids and youth live again after a death loss through Free integrative peer group workshops featuring pet therapy, yoga with mindfulness, and creative grief conversation. Everyone involved from volunteers to facilitators to participants has experienced a death loss, helping to reduce isolation and increase supportive community.
Location:Bridgeland-Riverside Community Association: 917 Centre Avenue NE
Category:Free Events, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:berniesbuddies.ca/programs

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