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Cineplex is hosting a FREE movie day in Edmonton this Month
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Cineplex is hosting a free movie day across Canada this month and it’s your chance to bring the kids to the movies, for FREE – and even more enticing, is that in addition to free movies, you can snag yourself $2.50 concessions and treats all day long in support of WE. The movies you c...
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Where to See the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train near Edmonton This Year
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The Holiday Train from Canadian Pacific is returning to Alberta for 2018. Below, we’re sharing where you can visit the holiday train and experience the magical event, for yourself. There are 23 stops between December 5th and 27th in Alberta – Here’s where the CP Holiday Train is stopp...
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Your Kids can Explore a Village at this new Edmonton Playhouse Cafe
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A Doctor’s office, a Fire station, a diner – your kids can explore a city that’s full of imaginative play opportunities at this new Edmonton cafe, playhouse opening soon. An incredible idea for young children to explore and play, you’ll find the Sweetpea Cafe and Playhouse...
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Scooter, Bike and Bouncy Castles at Kinsmen Drop-in Preschool Wheels and Imagination Playground
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From 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM, the lower track is reserved for striders and bikers to learn to ride or stride. Alternatively… if your toddler and/or preschooler have endless energy like mine do, it provides an opportunity for them to burn some energy by doing over an hour of “friendly” sibling races a...
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Things to do in Edmonton with Kids | October 12-14
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Things to do in Edmonton this weekend with Kids Home Depot Kids Workshop This monthly, free, Hands-on Workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12. Held on the 2nd Saturday of each month at all The Home Depot stores. Each child can bring home a newly constructed project, an achievement pin a...
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10 Edmonton Kid-Friendly Haunted Houses You can see for FREE This Year | 2018
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It’s Halloween and that means checking out all of the spooky houses and spaces in Edmonton! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite places to get scared in Edmonton and area.  Here’s where to see kid-friendly haunted houses in Edmonton area in 2018 Lakeland Haunted House | Oc...
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8 Places to Trick or Treat Indoors in Edmonton
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Where to trick or treat indoors in Edmonton Mill Woods Town Centre When: October 31, 3-6pm When witches go riding and black cats are seen, it’s Halloween time! Come to Mill Woods Town Centre on Wednesday, October 31 from 3pm to 6pm before a night of trick-or-treating for a fang-tastic experience ...
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Bundle Up and Watch the Lion King and Jurassic World Outdoors 10/13
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Join Pacesetter Homes Under the Stars on October 13th for a Movie Night In the Park! We will be screening two movies – Lion King at 7:00pm for the kids, and Jurassic World at 9:00pm (ish) for the grown ups. Warm up with Fat Franks, hot chocolate/specialty coffee, and fun, fresh kettle corn!...
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Sign Your Kids up for This Harry Potter, Hogwarts Inspired Cooking Class on 10/27
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Coming into the Halloween season, there’s a wizarding cooking school that parents can register children for in Edmonton. It’s one of the must-do things of the season for any wizard with a passion for cooking up potions in the kitchen, and registration is still available. Harry Potter ...
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7 Things to Explore in the Children’s Gallery at the New Royal Alberta Museum
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It’s been three years since Edmonton has had a museum to go and visit, so it’s no wonder the free admission tickets for opening week were gone in a matter of hours! Aside from being a beautiful facility full of learning opportunities, the Children’s Gallery in particular is like nothing you’ve se...
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