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EASTER EG­GSTRAV­A­GANZA Apr 14 - 15 Hop into spring­time fun at the Cal­gary Zoo with an Easter cel­e­bra­tion full of fam­ily ac­tiv­i­ties like face paint­ing, bunny races, and cookie dec­o­rat­ing. Vis­i­tors can also learn about the zoo’s con­ser­va­tion ef­forts and green initiatives. $15 - $23. Cal­gary Zoo, 1300 Zoo Rd NE, 403-232-9300. Map 1 L5 www.cal­gar­y­zoo.com

HANA’S SUIT­CASE Apr 21 - May 6 When a cu­ra­tor at the Holo­caust Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­tre in Tokyo re­ceives a child’s suit­case from Auschwitz, she be­comes de­ter­mined to un­cover the story of its owner. $21 - $26.25. Sto­ry­Book Theatre, 375 Ber­muda Dr NW, 403-216-0808. Map 2, E8 www.sto­ry­book­the­atre.org

PEPPA PIG LIVE: PEPPA’S BIG SPLASH Apr 9 Peppa Pig and friends are live on stage in this in­ter­ac­tive theatre ex­pe­ri­ence that’s a guar­an­teed oink­tas­tic blast for the whole fam­ily. $37.50 - $49.50. South­ern Alberta Ju­bilee Au­di­to­rium, 1415 - 14 Ave NW, 1-855-985-5500. Map 2, B3 www.tick­et­mas­ter.ca

RAFFI Apr 23 The ma­jor­ity of Cana­dian chil­dren grow up sing­ing along to much-loved tunes like “Baby Bel­uga” and “Banana­phone,” the work of singer-song­writer and ac­tivist Raffi. He is tour­ing his lat­est al­bum, Best of Raffi, which in­cludes (along with the afore­men­tioned songs) “Down By the Bay,” “Wheels On the Bus” and many oth­ers. $30.25 - $67.75. Jack Singer Con­cert Hall, Arts Com­mons, 205 - 8 Ave SE, 403-294-9494. Map 2, F6 www.artscom­mons.ca

SYM­PHONIC SORCERY: THE MU­SIC OF HARRY POT­TER The Cal­gary Phil­har­monic Orches­tra presents a child-fo­cused show that in­cludes mu­si­cal highlights from the films, and a nar­ra­tor to take kids through the won­der­ful world of witches, wizards, and broom­stick sports. Jack Singer Con­cert Hall, Arts Com­mons, 205 - 8 Ave SE, 403-571-0849. Map 2, F6 www.cal­gar­yphil.com

UR­BAN JUN­GLE BOOK Mar 3 - 18 This mod­ern take on Rud­yard Ki­pling’s sto­ries uses pop, rock and rap mu­sic to tell them in a way you’ve never heard (or seen) be­fore. It is the world pre­miere of an orig­i­nal mu­si­cal, rec­om­mended for ages six and up. $16 - $21. Sto­ry­Book Theatre, 375 Ber­muda Dr NW, 403-216-0808. Map 2, E8 www.sto­ry­book­the­atre.org

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