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Kids Eat Free at Famoso Magrath During Spring Break
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SPRING BREAK IS HERE! In fact, ours started today. We’re staying in town, and that means in addition to feeding those kids for dinner, I’ve got to cover lunches too. Sprinkled through the week like parmesan cheese, I’m going to fit in a few meals out – starting with Famoso...
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Curioscity at Telus World of Science Opens this Saturday
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There’s a new (well, updated) playground in town and it’s Curioscity at Telus World of Science. The playground brings in the best of the old and the new while featuring those cool aspects of Edmonton. Inspired by the city, you can explore the playground starting at noon on March 23. T...
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Things to do in Edmonton with Kids this Weekend | March 22-24
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Things to do in Edmonton with Kids this Weekend   Saturday Downtown GLOW Outer Space Parade As Edmonton’s first illuminated night parade, GLOW is a community-grown festival unique to Boyle Street and the Quarters downtown. This year’s theme is , “Outer Space”. We want to create Lanterns that...
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Review: Here’s What You Need to Know Before You Take Your Kids to See Wonder Park
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Wonder Park tells the story of a magnificent amusement park where the imagination of a wildly creative girl named June comes alive. We took the kids to the new Wonder Park movie this evening, and there is something you need to know before you go – Wonder Park starts out great. The main char...
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Mythbusters Exhibit Coming to Telus World of Science
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Explore the world of science using the same methods as the hosts of Discovery Channel’s Emmy®-nominated series, MythBusters. You’ll immerse yourself in the MythBusters world from the very beginning. Explore The Blueprint Room and over 60 artifacts salvaged from more than 700 experiments conducted...
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Blaze Pizzas has $3.14 Pizzas All Day March 14 to Celebrate Pi Day
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Blaze Pizza is our go-to for a quick dinner with the kids – it’s fast, and the kids can choose their own toppings. It’s a popular choice for the kids because they can customize their own pizza, and a popular choice for us because it’s quick, easy and a life-saver on those nights when you […...
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Things to do in Edmonton with Kids this Weekend | March 15-17
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Friday Victoria Park Skate Night Join us for a free community skate night. We’ll have contests, games, music, food and fun! There are lots of prizes to be won, including $250 Sport Chek Gift certificates. More Details Queen Alex Playgroup Every Friday morning from 9:00–11:30 am, there will be hot...
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8 Movies You Can Catch on the Big Screen for $3 During Spring Break in Edmonton
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March break is soon approaching and if you’re anything like us, you’re starting to wonder how you’re going to entertain the kids during the week off of school. For ours, movies are a favourite – and with so many great choices playing, and the fact that it’s only thre...
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Get Free Pancakes on National Pancake Day at IHOP | March 12
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On IHOP Free Pancake Day, visit any IHOP restaurant and get a FREE short stack of our Original Buttermilk Pancakes. Then donate to help children battling critical illnesses. Each stack served on IHOP Free Pancake Day helps us flip it forward for kids in need. Doing good never tasted so good. Stop...
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Things to do in Edmonton with Kids this Weekend | March 8-10
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This is the first weekend in Edmonton that Opera Tots programming is available! For parents of young children searching for something to entertain the kids on Friday morning, the tots program encourages music in families. Things to do in Edmonton this Weekend with Kids Friday Opera Tots With spri...
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Kids 10+ Can Take Surfing Lessons at West Edmonton Mall
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All year long, rain, snow, or shine, the Edmonton Surf Club offer surfing inside the World Waterpark for surfers ages 10 and up of all skill levels to come and experience surfing in the prairies. All year long, rain, snow, or shine,   surfing is offered inside of the World Waterpark for surfers a...
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What to do (and Where to go) During Spring Break in Edmonton | Kids Events 2019
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Monday FREE Toys R Us Event ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Five years have passed since Hiccup and Toothless united the dragons and Vikings of Berk – join the crew for a puzzle make and take. 1:00 pm. FREE Chapters Indigo Kids Event. Join us to create adorable clay critters and mini...
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5 Alberta Festivals to Catch with the Kids this Month | March 2019
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Festival season doesn’t have to stay in the winter and summer – there are spring and fall festivals around the province that are often overlooked when you’re planning activities and outings with your chlidren. Here are five festivals for families in March. The Glow Festival ...
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Things to do in Edmonton with Kids this Weekend | March 1-3
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It’s March and though the weather hasn’t warmed up – there’s plenty of festivals and things to do in Edmonton this weekend with kids. We’ve got plenty of fun indoor activities Things to do in Edmonton with Kids this Weekend Friday Teacher’s Convention Camp at t...
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Everything You Need to Know About French Immersion at Edmonton Catholic Schools
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Deciding on an educational path for your child can be overwhelming for many parents. There are a multitude of choices available to families but one of the most valuable and enriching options for children are immersion programs. French is obviously at the top of the list for many and at Edmonton C...
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