Around Town | January 22nd – 24th


Here are the family friendly events happening around town | January 22nd – 24th!

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

Ice on Whyte

Join us at End of Steel Park in Old Strathcona as Ice on Whyte celebrates Mardi Gras at the 13th annual Ice on Whyte Festival.

When: January 21st – 24th | 10 am – 10 pm
Where: Gateway Blvd & Tommy Banks Way, Edmonton
Cost: Adults: $7.00 | Children: $4.00 | Under 2: 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 22nd | 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 22nd | 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 22nd | 11 am – 11:45 am
Where: Stony Plain Public Library
Cost: FREE

NBA All Star Kidsfest

Love basketball? Experience the game and the NBA at this once-in-a-lifetime family event!  Discover the fun and excitement of the NBA as a family.  Join NBA Legends, Dancers, and Mascots in a festival atmosphere and get closer to the game with unprecedented access to the NBA.

When: January 22nd | 5:30 pm – 8 pm
Where: Castle Downs YMCA
Cost: FREE

Family Movie Nights

Families please join us for this Special Event! We will be watching a fun family movie, enjoying snacks, and creating a Family Popcorn Bowl or a set of individual popcorn bowls for your family movie nights at home.  All Families Welcome!  Reservations required.

When: January 22nd | 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Crock A Doodle, Spruce Grove
Cost: Price depends on projects chosen.

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 23rd – 24th | 11 am – 4 pm
Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton
Cost: FREE

Family Favorites at Cineplex

This weekend the Family Favorites movie is Monkey Up!.

When: January 23rd | 11 am
Where: North Edmonton Cinema & South Edmonton Cinema
Cost: FREE screening

Reel Family Cinema

Metro Cinema offers family friendly movies every weekend; this weekend features: The Land Before Time.

When: January 23rd | 2 pm
Where: Metro Cinema
Cost: FREE for children under 12

The Legends Fireworks Spectacular

Celebrate the year of the Monkey at our 2016 Lunar New Year Event! Enjoy this family friendly event by taking in the new feature pyramid Lunar New Year: The Monkey Legend, watch traditional music and dance performances, try your hand at traditional games and crafts and much more. Be sure to look to the sky behind the Muttart at 6pm for a dazzling display of fireworks on Conners Hill!

When: January 23rd | 4 pm – 8 pm
Where: Muttart Conservatory, Edmonton
Cost: Regular Admission

Do You Want to Build A Snowman?

Explore the wonders of winter as you build a snowman, make a snowman craft, and enjoy hot chocolate.  Register here.

When: January 24th | 2 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: John Janzen Nature Centre, Edmonton
Cost: Ages 13+: $15.00 | Ages 3 – 12: $5.00 | Under 2: FREE


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