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Exploring the New Vikings Feature Gallery at Royal Alberta Museum
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VIKINGS has arrived at Royal Alberta Museum. Children will delight in the immersive experience that includes 650 articfacts from exotic jewels to three Viking warships, including the longest Viking warship every found – at 37-metre. There are 1,000 year old wooden planks and metal supports ...
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7 Fire Station Open House Events in Edmonton | 2019
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Fire Rescue Services (EFRS) will be holding open houses at seven stations in 2019. Community residents will have the opportunity to meet the firefighters and fire prevention officers in their community, check out the fire trucks and learn important fire safety information in order to ensure their...
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Free Drop-in Bike Safety Classes in May and June for Edmonton Kids
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We want our kids to be as safe as possible while on their bikes. This is a combination of teaching them the skills they need to make that happen, and ensuring that they’ve got the confidence to make the right choices. City of Edmonton is offering a basic bike safety session for children in ...
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The MaxPass: The Best $15/Day You’re Going to Spend at Disneyland
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Most guests know about FastPasses, allowing you to get a voucher to return to a ride anywhere from thirty minutes to hours later at Disneyland – and wait in a shorter line – but if you’re planning a trip to Disneyland, there’s another pass that is going to make traveling w...
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What to do in Edmonton with Kids | April 19-21
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The weekend is here and I don’t know about you – but we are excited! It’s been a long couple of weeks of illness in our house, from viral rashes to influenza, and stomach bugs. So – you can bet that we’re excited to get out and explore this weekend, back on track to ...
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Bike Shopping? The Edmonton Bike Swap is May 11, 2019
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The Alberta Bike Swap is back for 2019 at the Edmonton EXPO Centre. It’s the perfect chance for families to replace outgrown bikes, sell their outgrown bikes and find bikes for the whole family with an affordabl price tag. How does the Bike swap work? Bike intake 8:00am – 2:00pm. Bike sale ...
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8 Kid-Friendly Fun Runs to do with Your kids in Edmonton in 2019
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Fun runs are an incredible way to get outside with the family. It’s an wasy way to get active and actively participate with your children, and we’re fortunate that we’ve got so many options here in Edmonton. Here are a few kid-friendly fun runs in Edmonton that you’re goin...
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What to do in Edmonton with Kids | April 12-14
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Things to do in Edmonton this weekend with Kids Friday Ninja Training Parents Night Out Go out for a night on the town feeling confident that your little ones are safe and having the time of their lives with their favourite My Gym Teachers. This incredible evening for your children is filled with...
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Pizza Night, Exploring & Camping in a Ghost Town in Rowley, Alberta
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Thirty minutes north of Drumheller you’ll find a small sign that almost blends in with the usual, side-of-the-road scenery as you’re driving. It’s a sign that promises to take you back in time. You might be intrigued, you might even have made a note to yourself to stop on the wa...
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What to do this Weekend in Edmonton with Kids | April 5-7
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The weekend is here and the warm weather has us excited about the season to come. There’s plenty to do this weekend with the kids outdoors – but be warned, this isn’t one of the busiest weekends of the year when it comes to events and planned activities. For that, we’re ex...
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