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Cool Down with City of Edmonton Outdoor Pools
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There is very little that is as quintessentially summer as spending the day cooling down beside an Edmonton outdoor pool. The city has some great outdoor pools, why not check them all out before it’s too late? Bonus – the city announced FREE admission to outdoor pools for the 2018 sea...
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Shop Local for Mother’s Day – Gift Ideas from 124 Street
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Shop Local for Mother’s Day – Gift Ideas from 124 Street
Do you ever get gift-stumped? Maybe it’s a hard to buy for person, or someone who has everything, or the clock is ticking and you just can’t think of ANYTHING?!? Me too. For me this year it’s Mother’s Day. I admit it – I need help. I also wanted to find a way to supp...
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Family Fun Edmonton’s ULTIMATE Birthday Party Guide
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Family Fun Edmonton’s ULTIMATE Birthday Party Guide
Birthday party planning? Let us help you take your next event to the next level! Check out the amazing options Edmonton and Area has to offer in Family Fun Edmonton’s ULTIMATE Birthday Party Guide! Combat Archery Hit the bulls eye with your next birthday party! Imagine the fun of playing do...
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A Labour of Love – The Valley Zoo Carousel Project
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A Labour of Love – The Valley Zoo Carousel Project
“I felt like I was getting a peek inside Santa’s Workshop!” That’s how Stephanie Perilli, Director of Fund Development for the Valley Zoo Development Society, described her recent glimpse inside a local woodworking shop. But this is not just any woodworking shop – it’s the shop tasked with loving...
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Zany Fun at a Joe Show Birthday Party!
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Zany Fun at a Joe Show Birthday Party!
Start with a little magic. Add some breathtaking illusions. Stir in appearances from an amazing collection of puppets. Sprinkle in a healthy dose of jokes, laughter and fun, and you have the recipe for a perfect birthday party – it’s known as the Joe Show! There’s a surprise aro...
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Rad Runs – The Coolest Edmonton Fun Runs and Races!
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Is there a better way to get fit as a family than to hit the road or trail for a race? Fun runs and races have come a long way, and Edmonton’s race scene features something for everyone, from music and mascots to cupcakes and ice cream! We can’t include every race on our list, so we&#...
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Why I Ran Away From Home
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Why I Ran Away From Home
It’s Mid-April, 2017.  I’m sitting in the airport with one of my best girlfriends, holding a bag containing my bike helmet, shoes, pedals and saddle. I have some 12 hours of flying ahead of me before 7 days of cycling on a stunning Spanish island that’s considered a mecca of the...
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Experience Magic Under the Big Top with the Royal Canadian Family Circus SPECTAC! 2018 {Discount Code!}
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Experience Magic Under the Big Top with the Royal Canadian Family Circus SPECTAC! 2018 {Discount Code!}
Come one, come all, as the Royal Canadian Family Circus brings its SPECTAC! show to Edmonton this Summer! Imagine yourself under the big top, watching astonishing aerialists and thrilling trapeze artists, nimble acrobats and dazzling jugglers! SPECTAC! 2018 captures all the circus nostalgia from ...
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Fitness is a Family Affair at Little Sweatshop
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Fitness is a Family Affair at Little Sweatshop
It’s Sunday morning. At least two-dozen adults crowd the dusty gym floor, trying to watch and listen as the muscled blonde describes what their next hour will entail. Her speech is drowned out by the shrieking, shouting, and laughing of at least two-dozen children that are rambunctiously ru...
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Edmonton’s Best “I’ve Outgrown It” Sales and Swaps
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Edmonton’s Best “I’ve Outgrown It” Sales and Swaps
Need to stock up on clothes, shoes, sporting equipment, toys and more for the next season? “I’ve Outgrown It” Sales and Swaps are a great way to find what you need and save money! Check out these popular Edmonton sales and swaps, and get ready to snag some great deals! “I&...
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Circus, Acrobatics & Comedy with the Kamikaze FireFlies!
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Circus, Acrobatics & Comedy with the Kamikaze FireFlies!
I’m sitting at my desk. I’m supposed to be working, but I’m watching videos. AND. I. CAN’T. STOP. Before you say, “yeah, so?”, you need to know something about me – I don’t watch videos. People text me videos, and I delete them. Videos pop up on a s...
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What’s in Your Basket? 9 Cool Easter Treats Without the Sweet!
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What’s in Your Basket? 9 Cool Easter Treats Without the Sweet!
It’s Friday. If you’re like me, the week of Spring Break chaos has caught up to you, and you’re faced with the stark realization that Easter Sunday is just two days away. What on earth am I going to put into two Easter baskets?!? I could leave it all up to the Easter Bunny and G...
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Edmonton and Area Summer Camp Guide
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Looking for an awesome way to spend some sunny summer hours? Here are our favourite picks for summer camps, all in this handy Edmonton and Area Summer Camp Guide! Click on each heading for more information on these super summer camps! J’Adore Dance Summer Camps Whether you’re seeking ...
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The BEST Indoor Play Space You’ve NEVER Heard Of
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It’s a rural Alberta rec centre like any other – arena, curling rink, gym – but the Ardrossan Recreation Complex has a secret. Located just 10 minutes east of Sherwood Park, Ardrossan is a growing rural community, and its popular rec centre is clear indication of that.  It’s always bustling...
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Raising Park Junkies
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We are park junkies. It doesn’t matter where we go, or what we are doing, we almost always factor playgrounds into our outings. And they all have nicknames. Mouse Cheese Park. Beehive Park. Colour Park. The Really Big Park. Not the most clever names, to be sure, but my girls always know exactly w...
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