Around Town | January 15th – 17th

Building Snowmen

Here are the family friendly events happening around town | January 15th – 17th!

Ice Castles

Marvel at the acre-seized winter wonderland is crafted by hand, using only icicles and water, that resembles frozen waterfalls, glaciers or ice caves brought to Edmonton ice Castles.

When: December 30th – March 2016 | See website for times
Where: Hawrelak Park, Edmonton
Cost: $9.95 – $15.95 | Under 4: FREE

Teddy Story Time

Join us for songs, stories and crafts as young children learn to interact with each other.  Ages 2.5 – 3 years.  Younger siblings and siblings enrolled in Pre-School Storytime are welcome!  Details!

When: January 15th | 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Where: Stony Plain Public Library
Cost: FREE

Tick Tock Time

Children’s imagination and early language skills develop while the parent-child bond strengthens. 0-4 years (with their caregivers) (Registration Required)

When: January 15th | 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Where: Spruce Grove Public Library
Cost: FREE

Preschool Story Time

Encourage school readiness through sharing stories, learning action rhymes, playing games and occasionally creating a theme based craft. For ages 4 – 5 years.

When: January 15th | 11 am – 11:45 am
Where: Stony Plain Public Library
Cost: FREE

Winter On The Square

Games including table tennis, ball hockey, giant checkers, giant chess and skating when the rink is open. Free skate rentals on a first-come-first-served basis. Swing ‘n’ Skate features live swing, jazz and big band music in the City Room at City Hall from 1:00 – 4:00 pm on most Sundays throughout January and February. Each week local bands will be joined by the Sugar Swing Dance Club to help put the boogie- woogie in your step!

When: January 16th – 17th | 11 am – 4 pm
Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton
Cost: FREE

ArtsCool Kid Classes “Graffiti Art Tile”

Kids are born naturally creative, but to help them stay that way we need to nurture that creativity and build their artistic confidence. Kids can join Crock A Doodle for some hands-on creative fun learning new artistic techniques. New projects featured each season.  Ages 5 – 12, preregistration required.

When: January 16th | 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Where: Crock A Doodle, Spruce Grove
Cost: $20 + gst per child

Over To You Baby Gear

Over To You Baby Gear is hosting their first I’ve outgrown it sale!!!!!!  It’s like going to 40 garage sales all at the same time. New and gently used baby related items such as toys, clothes, strollers, cribs, bumbos, swings, playpens, bikes, books and so much more!!!!

When: January 16th | 11 am – 3 pm
Where: Old Timers Cabin, 9430 Scona Road, Edmonton
Cost: $5 admission

Fred Penner

Many of today’s parents grew up with Fred Penner, watching him on CBC TV (Fred Penner’s Place, 1985-1997), and singing along to “The Cat Came Back” and “Sandwiches”. Fred’s career as a musician and television personality has endeared him in the hearts of Canadians of all ages, and he continues to write thought provoking, catchy tunes that kids and their parents can share and enjoy. His family concerts are thoroughly engaging – full of positive energy, laughter, and fun. So get ready to re-live some wonderful childhood memories, sing along, and introduce the incredible Mr. Penner to the next generation.

When: January 16th | 2 pm
Where: Horizon Stage Performing Arts Centre
Cost: $12.00

World Snow Day at Snow Valley

World Snow Day will be celebrated with a number of activities throughout the day. These will include a family fun race, terrain park tips from qualified instructors, kids games, hot chocolate and more. It will focus on families having fun at the hill.

When: January 17th | 1 pm – 4 pm
Where: Snow |Valley Ski Club, Edmonton
Cost: Regular Admission


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