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Where & When to See the FREE Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Near Edmonton This Year (2019)
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The Holiday Train from Canadian Pacific is returning to Alberta for 2019. 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 11th in Alberta – Here’s where the CP Holiday Train is stopp...
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There are 8 New Netflix Original Holiday Movies Coming this Christmas and Here’s When You Can Watch Them
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Holiday movies are one of those things that we look forward to throughout the year. Whether it’s the schedule of holiday movies on TV, or the ones released by Netflix – because we no longer use our cable package! Netflix is releasing eight new movies (okay, seven movies and one series...
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What to do in Edmonton this Weekend (With Kids) | October 18-20
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The weather is getting spooky, we’ve got pumpkins decorating our house and the Halloween costume search has begun – that’s right – it’s starting to feel like Halloween. As it gets closer and closer, there are more and more things to do with the kids too celebrate.  H...
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You Can Watch Toy Story 4 (and a Halloween Flick) at the Drive in on Friday Night
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HALLOWEEN DRIVE IN MOVIE! Kick off Halloween! There’s a HALLOWEEN DRIVE-IN 2019 in Edmonton on Friday October 18 at Bonnie Doon Centre Mall. It’s a great weekend activity for younger kids (if you catch the first feature) and for older kids and adults if you want to stay for the second, more...
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Things to do in Edmonton Thanksgiving Weekend with Kids | October 13-16
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The cold weather sure feels like it’s here to stay. That’s not going to stop us from getting outside though, right? This weekend, there are plenty of ways for you to explore the city, from the corn maze after dark and exploring the haunted pumpkin festival at Prairie Gardens. If indoo...
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You Can Sign Your Kids up for Swimming Lessons at WEM World Waterpark
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As parents, one of the most important things to us is to develop a sense of water safety with our children. From vacations poolside and oceanside, to outings on a week night to the local recreation centre, it’s been important for us to introduce our kids to the water as young as possible.  Part o...
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The DreamLife Lottery Home Has a Basketball Court in the Backyard and You Can Buy Tickets Now
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When we were shopping around for a home to suit our family, one of our kids’ favourite things to do was visit Showhomes. They would quickly claim which room was going to be theirs, thinking that the Showhome would come completely furnished with everything inside of it. There was talk about having...
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Get Tickets for a Halloween Costume Movie Party in the IMAX Theatre on October 26
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The world needs more activities that you can wear your costume to – and we’ve got the Halloween activity for you, if you’re feeling the same way. Don’t worry about getting dressed and plan to spend a Saturday morning on Halloween at Telus World of Science, in the IMAX Thea...
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10 Edmonton Kid-Friendly Haunted Houses You can see for FREE This Year | 2019
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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 2019 Lakeland Haunted House | Oc...
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What to do in Edmonton this Weekend (with Kids) October 4-6
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Here’s what to do in Edmonton with kids this weekend:  Friday Watch Toy Story 4 in IMAX  Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new toy named Forky. The adventurous journey turns into an unexpected reunion as Woody’s slight detour leads ...
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