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You can Visit the Sheep in Fort Saskatchewan this Summer
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If there’s something we love about summer, it’s the fact that it’s so easy to get outside and do things for free around Edmonton. This summer, we’re entertaining four kids. That can get expensive. To reduce the amount of money that we’re spending on summer entertainm...
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What to do in Edmonton this Weekend with Kids | July 19-21
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K-Days, block parties, day trips and pancake breakfasts – there’s plenty to do this weekend with kids in Edmonton. Things to do in Edmonton this Weekend with Kids Friday Take a Day Trip to the Abbey Centre Abbey Centre offers shoppers an impressive reason to retail featuring NI’s larg...
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8 Free K-Days Pancake Breakfasts in Edmonton this Week
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Pancake breakfast season is here! It’s your chance to get out and explore a weekend of free, family-friendly pancake breakfasts to celebrate K-Days with the local community. Here’s where to find free K-Days Breakfast in Edmonton Sports Central Pancake Breakfast  When: July 19, 2019 Re...
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You’ve Got to Visit this Sunflower Maze outside of Edmonton
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Bowden Sunflower Maze is an incredible experience that you’ve got to add to your summer bucket list. It’s 1,000 sunflowers, in full bloom, that kids can run through, try and find their way through, enamoured with sunflowers that are taller than their heads. The Bowden Sunmaze is locat...
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You Need to Visit this Pop-up Adventure Risky Play Playground on Monday Nights this Summer
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You’ll find something new to explore this summer at an adventure playground. Visit Jean Vanier School playground on Monday evenings to test out an innovative way of learning through play with Strathcona County Parent Link! This program will harness your child’s natural need to explore and i...
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Choose Your Own Adventure Fitness and FREE Play Days in Strathcona County this Summer
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Strathcona County has your answer when it comes to ‘What should we do with the kids this summer that’s not going to break the bank?’. From free drop-in play days, to choose your own adventure fitness programs and even the opportunity for families to take part in popular backyard...
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What to do in Edmonton this Weekend with Kids | July 12-14
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Things to do in Edmonton this Weekend with Kids Friday  Street Performer’s Festival | All Weekend We’re doing it again… in the gazebo… but this time, for 10 days, higher and with more balls! Catch all your favourite Street Performers in Old Strathcona, July 5-14. More...
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Families can Visit Themed Playdates at Rotating Playgrounds Every Wednesday this Summer
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Amity House’s annual Family Park Night is back for 2019 and you’ll find fun every Wednesday night at rotating parks and communities throughout the city. Park nights take place between July 3rd to Aug 28th and have a new theme, every week. Each event will include games, fun, activities...
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$5 Drive in Movies at St. Albert Centre Return for August 2019
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Drive in movies are back at St. Albert Centre and it’s one of those pinnacle events of the summer. Load up the kids into the car and bring snacks (or buy snacks on site) and take advantage of a fun, drive-in movie to celebrate summer (and hopefully sunny weather) in Edmonton area. What’s playing ...
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Celebrate Vikings Day at Royal Alberta Museum on July 13
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The Vikings are here… for real! Sail into Vikings Day at RAM for crafts, games, music, and of course, epic battles – a full day of Viking Celebration in the museum where you can explore a Viking Village and catch an epic Viking battle, all included in your admission.  Viking Day at Royal Al...
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