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Curioscity Playground at Telus World of Science to Open March 23, 2019
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Opening March 23, 2019 – Iconic Edmonton landmarks rebuilt as tree-houses for young children to explore. Inspired by the city we call home and will give our children (Ages 8 and under) a sense of place and will replace the current Discoveryland playground. You’ve got until February 18...
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Monday Madness: $8 Lift Passes & Rentals at Sunridge on Monday
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Monday Madness at Sunridge Getting on the hill doesn’t have to brake the bank. Monday Madness at Sunridge gets you (and your kids) on the ski hill for only $8 for rentals, and $8 for lift-tickets. Starting January 14th, you can get $8 rentals and $8 lift tickets between six o’clock an...
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5 Kid-Friendly Magical Winter Hikes for Exploring Alberta
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5 Trails to explore this winter in Kananaskis with kids Troll Falls | Kananaskis  There’s magic at the end of this trail in an easy 4km trail to the falls, where you can explore in and around a frozen wonderland through the winter months. The trail is easily enough for children, and sh...
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Things to do in Edmonton this Weekend with Kids | Jan 18-20
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Things to do in Edmonton this Weekend with Kids Friday Drop in Learn to Skate Programs Learn the skills to become active on the ice. Our program is designed around basic skills, movement,participation and fun! You can expect skills for speed, agility and control. All of which will give you the sk...
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Pinball Machine, Wall Doodling and Brunch Poutine at The Local Omnivore
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You know the places where you feel like you’ve got to shush your kids while you’re eating? The places where you don’t feel comfortable engaging in a game of ‘heads up’ on your phone while you wait with the kids, because things can get a little – well, boistrous...
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Day Trip: Free Snow Tubing Sundays at Tawatinaw Valley Near Westlock
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Though you can bundle up the kids and ski at Snow Valley in the city, we wanted to share a free option for parents that are not only searching for winter fun activities – but for activities that are going to get out of the city and exploring somewhere new. At TawaTinaw Valley in Westlock, [...
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Cineplex is giving away FREE popcorn January 19 at all Locations
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Being a SCENE Member pays off! On January 19th, you can get an extra bonus for family movie night. Cineplex is giving away a free small order of popcorn to movie-goers. Not a SCENE Member? You can sign up, here. This promo is part of National Popcorn Day, and makes it even better to take […...
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Things to do in Edmonton this Weekend with Kids | Jan 11-13
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Things to do in Edmonton this Weekend in Edmonton Friday Jumping Gym Preschool Playgroup Come play with your preschool child (3-5), as they run, jump, and climb. Toddler siblings are welcome! This is a free drop-in program. More Details Saturday Drop in Learn to Skate Program Learn the skills to ...
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7 Things to do with Kids at Ice on Whyte Festival This Year | 2019
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The Boardwalk Ice On Whyte Festival is coming back to Edmonton on January 24 to 27, 2019 & January 31 to February 3, 2019.  This is one of our favorite Edmonton Festivals. There’s so much for everyone in the family to do; from enjoying the art, ice sculpting, an epic ice slide, and an ice [&#...
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Ice Castles Opens Today – Here’s What to Know Before you Go
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Ice Castles opens January 4, 2019 in Edmonton and there are a few things that we wished we would have known before going the first time with our kids. Wear Snowpants Wear snowpants. For the kids (and for you). You’re going to want to slide down the ice slide with the kids, so bring snow [&#...
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