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Calgary Baby & Tot Show - for bump, baby & beyond

Takes place September 21, 9:30am to 5:30pm & September 22, 11am to 5pm. Calgary Baby & Tot Show - for bump, baby & beyond. Enjoy over 100 exhibits, interactive play areas, educational areas, educational seminars, new and exciting products, enjoy Bob the Builder on the main stage, and meet and greet with Rubble from Paw Patrol! Admission is Free for children 12 and under. To purchase discount tickets, visit the website. (Don't forget to say hi - we have a booth there this year! - CCM)

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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, October 7
Guest:
 Ellen Percival, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: From giving thanks to harvest fun to family-friendly Halloween costume parties and other spooktacular activities for your little ghosts and goblins, there is something for every member of the family to enjoy this month! Tune in for Ellen's top picks. 

Monday, October 14 (Thanksgiving)
There will be no Global Morning Show.

Monday, October 21
Guest: Lara Unsworth, Director of Strategic Enrollment Management and Communications, Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School
Topic: Private School 101: Considering private school for your child but don't know where to start? Tune in for the inside scoop on what you need to know and ask a potential private school to ensure it's the right educational fit for your child. 

Monday, October 28
Guest: Tanya Kaynes, Head Curator, Menagerie Parties & Cakes; contributor to Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: The options are endless when it comes to Halloween. There are so many creative ideas with food, drink, and decor to wrap up your family's Halloween celebrations tight like a mummy! Tune in for Tanya's suggestions to scare up the holiday. 

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Friday, October 11th, 2019

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Tickets on Sale Now for Harvest Pumpkin Hunts at Butterfield Acres Farm.
Everyday from Sep 4, 2019 - Oct 27, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tickets are on sale now! Harvest Pumpkin Hunts at Butterfield Acres Farm takes place place weekends in October. Off you will go on a tractor-pulled hay wagon, rolling through the crunchy Fall leaves, hoping to find some kid-sized pumpkins! Then you will decorate them into creative masterpieces to take home and, of course, visit with the farm animals, too! Must purchase tickets in advance; call 403-239-0638 or visit the website.
Location:Butterfield Acres Farm: 254077 Rocky Ridge Road
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:butterfieldacres.com
Date Night Down on the Farm - Harvest Pumpkin-Style.
Everyday from Sep 12, 2019 - Oct 26, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tickets on sale now. Event takes places October 5, 11, 12, 19 & 26. Join Butterfield Acres after-hours for a fun Fall evening! Perfect for a night out with your special someone, a girls’ night, or grab a big group of friends! The farmyard opens for visits with the animals at 5pm, until the hunt starts at 6:15pm. From there, you will go on a sunset tractor-pulled wagon ride out through the back pasture to the pumpkin patch. Once everyone has found their pumpkin, you will head back to Prairie Palace for pumpkin carving! Outside, there will be a campfire and enjoy hot chocolate and s'mores. It’s harvest fun at its best! There are a limited number of tickets available for each night. This event sold out last year, so buy your tickets early! Tickets are only available to purchase online (no ticket sales at the door). Tickets are $19.99 plus GST.
Cost:$19.99
Location:Butterfield Acres Farm: 254077 Rocky Ridge Road
Category:Parent's Night Out
Link:butterfieldacres.com/pumpkin-hunt-date-night/
Gobble It Up for a Good Cause.
Every Thursday, Friday, Oct 10, 2019 - Oct 11, 2019 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Takes place October 10 and 11. Join the Calgary Farmer's Market for a Thanksgiving Pie Bake-Off! What pie will be on your Thanksgiving table? Here is how it works: Make a cash donation to the Calgary Food Bank (recommended $5 per person). Sample the delicious pies. Vote for your favorite. Pat yourself on the back for helping all Calgarians have food on their plates this Thanksgiving. See you there, it’s going to be slice!
Location:Calgary Farmers' Market: 510, 77 Avenue SE
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Holiday Fun
Link:calgaryfarmersmarket.ca/events/details/thanksgiving-pie-bake-off
Flibbertigibbet's Story Exhibit by Quest Theatre.
Everyday from Oct 4, 2019 - Oct 12, 2019 at 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Quest Theatre leaps onto stages across Calgary with a whimsical interactive show for ages 3 to 7 and their families. “It’s gobbly gook, it’s all in the soup, it’s cardiovascular, it’s so spectacular! It’s the marvelous wonderful Flibbertigibbet’s Story Exhibit!” The Story Exhibit has come to town! But where is Mr. Flibbertigibbet? Will Sarah and Alix find the keys to the various story suitcases, and will they have the courage to perform his collection of fantastical tales? Told in a relaxed format through songs, interactive participation, and various puppetry styles, this performance is sure to skyrocket little people’s imaginations, rhythm boxes, wonder wheels, giggle nooks, and funny bones. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Cost:$20.00
Location:Various Locations in Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time
Link:questtheatre.org/on-tour
Family Event at Southland Leisure Centre.
> Friday Oct 11, 2019 at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Family Event at Southland Leisure Centre. Play, swim, jump, splash, and slide! Bring the family to the waterpark for tons of fun including games, music, and prizes. A DJ will be pumping out the tunes as your family enjoys the wave pool, slides, hot tub, and AquaPlay. Suitable for all ages plus an adult.
Location:Southland Leisure Centre: 2000 D Southland Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents, Disney in Concert: Mary Poppins.
Every Friday, Saturday, Oct 11, 2019 - Oct 12, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Takes place October 11, 7:30pm & October 12, 2pm. Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents, Disney in Concert: Mary Poppins. Boasting cheerful favorites like A Spoonful of Sugar and Chim Chim Cher-ee, this magical Disney classic gave audiences some of the most celebrated songs of all time. Winner of five Academy Awards, and starring the incomparable Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, don’t miss seeing this beloved film accompanied live by the CPO. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:calgaryphil.com/event/mary-poppins/2019-10-12

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