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Twenty Experience Gifts and Annual Passes to Give to Kids in Edmonton This Christmas | 2018
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Gifts that aren’t “gifts” – Here’s three annual passes that you can buy in Edmonton, that are great gifts for kids at Christmas. Hint, hint, great gifts from Grandma and Grandpa! Edmonton Experience Gifts for Kids and Families Naturally Edmonton Pass The Naturally Edmonton annual membership inclu...
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Get Free Admission to Elk Island Park and Discover Winter Activities on December 22
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This one’s on us! In 2017, to celebrate Canada 150, Parks Canada offered free admission and welcomed over 27 million visitors to our national parks, national marine conservation areas and national historic sites. What better way to say “thank you” to our visitors than to offer a free admission da...
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Indoor Play: John Janzen Nature Centre
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There’s a lot of snow out there. Time to explore nature (indoors) at the John Janzen Nature Center. This place is a haven for kids. There’s so much to do, and so much space to do it in! Even when there are field trips, scheduled programming, and other visitors at the Center, it never feels [̷...
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10 Things You Should do This Christmas at West Edmonton Mall
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The holidays are here – and with it comes the magic of visiting with Santa Claus, children adding items to their wish lists of things they would like to see under the Christmas tree and even experiencing the magic of snow, indoors!  Here’s how to spend the Holidays with West Edmonton Mall  ...
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Where to Register for Kids Winter Break Camps in Edmonton
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Winter break Camps for Kids Edmonton Humane Society  When: December 27,28 and January 2, 3, 4 Over the upcoming holiday season the Edmonton Humane Society will be hosting a number of fun and exciting day camps! Each day will have a different theme, such as Shelter Helpers, Animal Crafting, Feline...
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Things to do in Edmonton this Weekend with Kids | December 7-9
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Things to do in Edmonton this weekend with Kids Holly Jolly Christmas at Muttart Come down to the Muttart to celebrate the festive season! Our Holly Jolly Christmas party will be filled with all sorts of fun and amazing activities! Listen to some carolers, plant a Christmas Cactus, and take in ou...
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Ice Castles Tickets Presale on Now | Save 20% off of Ticket Vouchers
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Ice Castles is nearing the 2018 – 2019 season and the biggest sale of the year is in the midst. You can save 20% off of your admission to the Ice Castles at Hawrelak park during Silver Skate Festival with a voucher for a discount that can be used when tickets go on sale to […] The pos...
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Five Gifts Your ‘Tween Will Love this Holiday Season
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This is the first year that we’ve had to shop for a ‘tween and though it was a bit of a challenge. We’re confident that we found things to put under the Christmas tree that are going to get that ‘shriek’ of approval. Here’s where to start holiday shopping for t...
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Have Kids? Here are 6 Reasons Why You Should Have a Community League Membership
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Community League Memberships in Edmonton are reasonably priced, and the benefits that a family can get out of the membership, make it totally worth it. Here are a few of the reasons we always renew our annual Community League Membership ($40.00/year for our family of 5).  Free Community Events  Y...
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It’s the Final Year to visit Leduc Country Christmas Lights | 2018
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Make sure to schedule some time in your calendar to bring your family to Leduc Country Christmas Lights this December… because it’s going to be the last year to see the enormous Christmas Lights Display. Leduc Country Lights has been a staple holiday event that has brought Christmas Spirit ...
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Pick a Name Off of the Tree and Stuff a Stocking for a Senior with London Drugs
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Stocking Stuffers for Seniors is back and it’s one of our favourite ways to give back to the community through the holiday season. It’s one of the acts of kindness that we encourage the kids to take part in through the holidays, and it’s something that they talk about and recall...
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Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out Opens Today at Telus World of Science
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The new feature exhibit at Telus World of Science Edmonton (TWOSE) opened up today, and it is awesome – you’re going to want to make plans to explore it with your kids. Explore the intricate biology, zoology and physiology of the world’s most spectacular creatures, large and small in ...
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Give the Gift of Sleeping with the Dinosaurs at the Royal Tyrrell Museum
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One of the gifts that I’m most excited to give the kids this year is a sleepover at the Museum, with the Dinosaur Fossils at Royal Tyrrell. How does it work? First, you make the trip to Drumheller, and arrive at the Royal Tyrrell Museum. Next, you check-in at 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Camp [...
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Your Guide to Christmas Glow – Here’s what to know Before you Go
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Light up swings! Instagrammable photo opportunities everywhere you look! A huge indoor lights festival to get you in the mood for Christmas without freezing your toes off, outdoors – Christmas Glow has come to the Enjoy Centre with a half a million lights to explore through the Christmas ex...
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Finish Your Christmas Shopping at the Massive Toy Blowout Sale 12/6 to 12/9
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  Every year in December there’s an easy way to finish up holiday shopping for the kids, without breaking the bank. At Famous Toys Massive Toy Blowout Sale, the locally owned company will be opening up their warehouse doors for the public to shop the huge selection of brand name toys.  Top 1...
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