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Things to do in Edmonton this Weekend with Kids | June 22-24
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Things to do in Edmonton this Weekend with Kids Pets in the Park Edmonton’s official Pet Festival is back for it’s 26th year! This is the ONLY day of the year that Hawrelak Park opens up to our furry, feathered and scaly friends. On Sunday, June 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., bring your […...
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The Mall Midway Carnival is at Sherwood Park Mall This Weekend
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It’s that time of year again – mall carnival season! This weekend, Wildrose Carnival is at Sherwood Park Mall, setting up the carnival rides and shaking out mini doughnuts, for a small scale fair to kick off the summer season. Sherwood Park Mall Midway Carnival Hours Opening Thursday,...
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Get $2 Ohana Doughnuts on Tuesdays all Summer Long
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Doughnuts are one of my favourite things to scout out and eat with the kids – especially when we get to mix and match, experimenting with new flavours. Ohana Donuterie lets you just do that, choosing different glazes and toppings, and even fillings inside. It’s like a brand new experi...
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FREE Family Nature Nights are Back for 2018 – Here’s the Schedule
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Family Nature Nights are back. At Family Nature Nights, you can attend a local park to learn all about nature from local experts at different locations around the city. Designed for families with children between the ages or 4-12, the nature nights give families a chance to learn something new, w...
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Are All Eight Year Olds Afraid of Everything?
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The strawberry rides at the fair, a tiny train in Drumheller, driving down a steep hill in the car with us, getting out of the car to look at the stars when it’s dark outside because someone is going to be eaten by a bear. What do those things have in common? Those are just […] The po...
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Catch $2.99 Family Favourites at Cineplex All Summer Long – Here’s What’s Playing
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We love getting outdoors during the summer – but let’s face it, sometimes you’ve just got to hunker down in the air conditioning, grab a bucket of popcorn and enjoy that ninety minutes of silence with the kids, right? Cineplex has you covered, with $2.99 movies throughout the su...
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10 Best Places to Watch Canada Day Fireworks with the Kids | 2018
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Canada Day Fireworks are one of those Canada Day staples. Fantastic performances in Edmonton and area are often worth letting the kids stay up late – after all, it is the first week of summer. For parents that want to skip the late bedtime, you can send the kids to sleep early (with the help [...
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Things to do in Edmonton This Weekend with Kids | June 15-17
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Things to do in Edmonton This Weekend with Kids Southwest Family Fun Day Join the South West Early Years Coalition and Nathan Ip – Public School Trustee, Ward H, for an afternoon of FREE family fun! One of our is to ensure our amazing community is aware of the resources that are right in their [&...
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Working Moms: Four Things to Make Breastfeeding Easier
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For the past three years I’ve been fortunate enough to find a flexible working situation where I’m able to have a balance of working with clients, working at home and working in our casual office space in a ratio that changes from week to week. When our child was born just a few short...
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5 Cool Kids Activities You Can do at West Edmonton Mall in June
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Mermaid Storytime Aboard the Santa Maria Mermaid story time aboard the Santa Maria will take place every Monday in June and it’s $2/child. This fun activity includes a story time, dance and music for kids. No registration necessary. More Details Roaming Circus Performers Every Monday and We...
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