Another beautiful, jammed pack weekend is just around the corner! There are so many family activities happening this weekend you will want to start planning now to get the most out of the weekend. So here is what to do with the family this weekend in Edmonton:
Edmonton Public Library
Every week the Edmonton Public Library offers a variety of activities suitable for the whole family at each branch; you can find what is happening near you here.
Where: Various locations (Edmonton)
Lovable Littles Uptown Market
Lovable Littles Uptown Market is a modern market that features over 70 booths devoted to all things family. There will be activities for the family as well as shopping galore. AND a portion of the proceeds from the market will help build parks and playgrounds in the area!
When: April 30 | 10 am to 4 pm
Where: 1751 Towne Centre Blvd NW, Edmonton (Terwillegar Community Church)
Cost: $3 Admission for adults | FREE for Kids
Family Favorites Cineplex
Did you know that every Saturday there is a “Family Favorites” movie showing at various Cineplex Theatres; this week features Pan.
When: April 30 | 11 am
Where: Cineplex Odeon North Edmonton Cinemas | Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton Cinemas | Cineplex Cinemas Sherwood Park | Cineplex Odeon Windermere Cinemas and VIP
Reel Family Cinema
The Metro Cinema offers a family movie on a regular basis, this weekend’s ‘Reel Family Cinema’ features: The Secret Garden.
When: April 30 | 2 pm
Where: Metro Cinema
Cost: Regular admission applies to adults | Children 12 and under are FREE
Let it Go Outgrown it Sale
The annual Let It Go sale is back again this year; there will be face painting as well as a variety of vendors.
When: April 30 | 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Dow Centennial Centre, Fort Saskatchewan
Cost: Admission is not yet specified
Devon Outgrown it Sale
The Devon Outgrown it Sale and Expo is back again and is better than ever! This year there will be new and gently used items for the whole family (not just the kiddos); “men’s, women’s, youth’s, children’s and babies’ clothing, books, movies, toys, games; electronics; small household items; hand tools and small power tools; sporting goods; pet supplies; businesses and services; and more.”
When: April 30 | 11 am to 2 pm
Where: Devon Community Centre, Devon
Cost: Admission $2 per adult
The Great Neighbourhood Race
The Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues is proud to present the Great Neighbourhood Race; a 10k, 5k, 3k walk/run for the whole family. In addition to the race and fun run there will be a bouncy house, mascots, a variety of local vendors and more.
When: April 30
Where: Hawerlak Park
YMCA Healthy Kids Day
The YMCA of Northern Alberta invites you and your family to enjoy Healthy Kids Day with a variety of activities that will be fun for the whole family.
When: April 30
Where: Jaime Platz Family YMCA, Castledowns Family YMCA, William Lutsky Family YMCA, YMCA Welcome Village
John Walter Museum
Venture back in time with a visit to the John Walter Museum; enjoy a guided tour of the home that started it all as well as hand on activities.
When: May 1 | 1 to 4 pm
Where: John Walter Museum
Kodomo no hi
Kodomo no hi is Japanese Children’s Day and to make this day special the Devonian Botanic Garden invites you to enjoy giant koinobori flying in the Kurimoto Japanese Garden, make your own carp streamer and other Japanese crafts to take home with you, and listen to Japanese folktales. As well as other activities, find all the details here.
When: May 1
Where: Devonian Botanic Garden
Cost: Regular Admission applies
Callingwood Farmers’ Market Opening
The Callingwood Farmers’ Market is opening for the season and to celebrate they are offering activities for the whole family; including live entertainment, a petting zoo, face painting, bouncy castles and more!
When: May 1
Where: The Marketplace at Callingwood, Edmonton
Have a great weekend!
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