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Westgate Community Centre

4943 8 Ave SW

Calgary, AB T3C 3V4

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In celebration of the International Play Association Conference being hosted by the City of Calgary this year Calgary Child’s Play will be hosting a PLAY SYMPOSIUM on September 10th 2017 between 10am and 12noon, held at Westgate Community Centre, 4943 8th Avenue SW Calgary.

What is a Play Symposium? its a gathering of Play advocates and change makers fostering a culture of play. There is an international movement toward child directed play, and we are bringing together, in Calgary, Playworkers from around the globe to share their knowlege with us. We are priviledged to have speakers give their time to share their expertise with us. Calgary Child's Play are at the forefront of the play movement.

This event is a collaboration of leading play advocates and professionals from around the globe, including

  • Marc Armitage, a consultant, writer, and researcher on children’s play from Australia.
  • Kirsty Wilson from the Children’s Scrapstore, UK
  • Justine Walsh and Nicole Bourke from Malarkey Playwork, Australia
  • Suzanna Law & Morgan Leichter-Saxby from Pop-Up Adventure Play, UK & USA

This fun, informative event is intended for those working with children of all ages, parents, teachers, administrators, decision makers and more, to get a taste of the IPA.

This ticketed event will be accompanied by a FREE loose parts play session held straight after the symposium, hosted by the Play Symposium group from 12noon until 4pm. Everyone is welcome.

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