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9 Places to Try Cross Country Skiing with Kids in Edmonton
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Exploring Edmonton Capilano Park Location: 10810 54 St NW Gold Bar Park Location: 10955 50 St NW Gold Stick Park Location: 3910 103 Ave NW William Hawrelak Park Location: 9330 Groat Road Hermitage Park Location: 2115 Hermitage Road NW Kinsmen Park Location: 9100 Walterdale Hill NW Riverside Golf ...
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Get this Pass: See Unlimited Educational IMAX Movies at Telus World of Science for Only $25/Year
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There’s an incredibly limited time offer to see get a ‘Round the World Ticket’ for Telus World of Science. For $25 (members) or $50 (non-members) annually you can get access to educational IMAX movies, all year long – with the option to see Hollywood movies for only $5. It...
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What to do in Edmonton This Weekend (With Kids) | Nov 17-19
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The weather outside is gorgeous this weekend, it’s the perfect time to get out there and enjoy some tobogganing, winter hikes and gorgeous trails for soaking up some of that winter sunshine. It’s also a wonderful time of year for the Santa’s Parade of Lights, and a few options t...
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5 Children’s Story Podcasts and Apps That are Perfect for Bedtime
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Story-time apps and podcasts are a favourite around here – perfect for winding down near bedtime. They’re perfect for when the day has been long, and you just want to relax with your child. They help us to slow down, and enjoy the moments before bedtime, even more, inciting calm into ...
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Kepler Academy Brings Three New Childcare Options to Parents in Edmonton
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As a parent new to seeking childcare options for our preschool aged children, I’ve learned just how many options there are for childcare in Edmonton. I’ve also learned that not all of the local facilities are created equal and that there are certain aspects of programming that are on my ‘must hav...
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15 Holiday Light Displays You’ve Got to See in Edmonton and Area | 2017
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This year, there are magical wonders that await you on your drive through the city and beyond, searching for Christmas lights displays in Edmonton. Grab a few cups of hot chocolate for the family, bundle up in Pajamas and blankets and stay up late visiting some of our favourite Christmas Lights d...
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Hurry! Get Toca Hair Salon & Toca Doctors App for Free
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Long winter days, road trips and winter vacations mean that we’re spending more in the app store during the winter than we are during the summer months. As a parent, I’m always on the lookout for apps that are going to entertain the kids, that I can add to our account and For a limite...
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Ice Castles Returns to Edmonton for 2017/18 Season
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The gorgeous winter wonderland of the Ice Castles is returning to Edmonton! Construction is underway in Hawrelak Park of another massive ice castle for the 2017 – 18 winter season. The acre-sized winter wonderland is crafted by hand, using only icicles and water, and resembles organic forma...
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What to do in Edmonton This Weekend (with Kids) | November 10-12
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The weekend is here and with it comes the arrival of fun festivals, outings and things to do with the kids in Edmonton. We’re sharing everything from a pancake breakfast for Santa’s arrival (it’s free!) to a slime filled ornament workshop that the kids are going to love (did we ...
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3 Fun Upcoming Edmonton Gingerbread Decorating Workshops for Kids
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One of my favourite parts of the holiday season with children is the baking: the cookies, the decorating the gingerbread house creating – but even though it’s one of my favourites, I don’t love the mess that comes with it, and the bits of tiny candy that are scattered around the...
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