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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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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, November 11
Guest: Conor Tapp, Director of Fund Developments, CUPS
Topic: Through integrated programs and services, CUPS builds resilient lives for Calgarians facing the challenges of poverty and trauma. Tune in to find out how these integral programs are helping local families and kids in need.

Monday, November 18 
Guest: Sarah Remmer, Paediatric Registered Dietitian & Founder of The Centre for Family Nutrition
Topic: 'Tis the season for colds and flus, achoo! How do you protect your kiddos from sickness? Tune in for Sarah's expert advice on how to keep your family's immune system strong all winter long. 

Monday, November 25
Guest: Sharon Loose, Owner of Calgary Birth Essentials
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Saturday, July 13th, 2019

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The City of Calgary Recreation Fun Summer Activities.
Everyday from Jul 1, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
If you’re 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! From Mobile Adventure Playgrounds to Music and Theatre in the Park, from Community Mobile Skateparks to Park n’ Play and Stay n’ Play, there are hundreds of activities to choose from! To find schedules and locations, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Have a Stompin' Good Time at a Stampede Pancake Breakfast!.
Everyday from Jul 5, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Your Complete Listing of All Calgary Stampede Pancake Breakfasts for 2019 right at your fingertips! Find all of the pancakes you can eat by visiting the website below.
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Calgary Public Library Ultimate Summer Challenge 2019.
Everyday from Jul 1, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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 Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) programs. For teens, there’s the Ultimate Summer Challenge Teen Takeover, with new online challenges every week! To register, visit the website.
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Old Time Stampede at Granary Road.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Jul 12, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019 at 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Takes place July 5, 6 & 7 and July 12, 13 & 14. It will be a hoot 'n holler good time at Granary Road! Join for games, activities, and fun for the whole family.
Location:Granary Road Market
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Rubik's Cube Day at TELUS Spark.
> Saturday Jul 13, 2019 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Celebrate the inventor Erno Rubik's birthday on July 13 at Spark! In 2018, Spark became the new record holder for the Guinness World Record's Largest Rubik's Cube! Get closer and snap a pic with this record breaker. The Calgary Cubers will also be on-site to help guests learn how to solve the greatest puzzle of all time. There are 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 possible ways to scramble a Rubik's Cube and scientists have discovered it can be solved in 20 moves or less. Become one in 5.8 percent of the world who can solve the cube at Spark! Spark Members get in free!
Location:TELUS Spark: 220 St Georges Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Calaway Comic Fest for Kids at Calaway Park.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Jul 12, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019 at 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Takes place July 12 to 14. Calling all superheroes! Dress up in your best family-friendly costume and be transported to the Calaway Comic Fest for Kids zone. With character meet and greets plus special activities, a whole new experience is waiting for your superhero or heroine, princess or prince, and your trusty sidekick, too. Visit the Artist Market featuring unique items from local artists. If you forget your mask, stop by the Superhero Face Painting Centre ($5 per face).
Location:Calaway Park: 245033 Range Road 33, Calgary, T3Z 2E9
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Mad Science® Jr. Outer Space Explorers Preschool Workshop.
> Saturday Jul 13, 2019 at 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Have a gas with Mad Science® as they explore the three states of matter and what makes Dry Ice so cool. Brought to you by The Calgary Public Library, presented by Mad Science®. Spaces are limited. Suitable for ages 3 to 5. To register, visit the website below.
Location:Quarry Park Library: 924 Southland Drive SW
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Calgary Turkish Festival.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Jul 12, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019 at 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Celebrate, learn, and savor Turkish hospitality, culture, heritage, and cuisine. There will be kids’ activities, too! Takes place at Eau Claire Market.
Location:Eau Claire Market: 200 Barclay Parade SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
11th Annual Stampede Chili Cook-Off.
Every Friday, Saturday, Jul 12, 2019 - Jul 13, 2019 at 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dust off your cowboy hats and tastebuds and put your bucks where they count. 5 bites of chili can make a big difference and help stomp out hunger. C’mon down on July 12 & 13, make a cash/credit donation to the Calgary Interfaith Food Bank to try the 5 mouthwatering chilis, then vote for your favorite! You’ll be helping to crown the winner of their 11th Annual Stampede Chili Cook-Off and be entered to win a gift basket filled with goodies from the Market. This year’s competing chilis are: Big T’s Smokehouse; Frank and Mabel’s Gourmet Hot Dogs & Frozen Treats; Hearts Choices; Silver Sage Grill; and Stock and Sauce Co. Tune into their Facebook Live on July 12 at 11am to see their panel of local food-loving judges devour the 5 chilis and hear their thoughts.
Location:Calgary Farmers' Market: 510, 77 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun
Family Golf Night.
> Saturday Jul 13, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
July 13, 5pm at Lakeview Golf Course. Golf for juniors (ages 6 to 17) with a paying adult (one adult per foursome required) on select dates at City courses. Green fees include nine holes, giveaways, game and etiquette tips. Golf pro in attendance on selected evenings with free golf tips. Four-day advanced tee times recommended.
Location:Lakeview Golf Course
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities

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