The weekend is here again and the weather in Edmonton is going to be great (I hope!). So if you aren’t out enjoying the sunshine and puddles then check out one of these great happenings in and around our lovely city:
EAT, PLAY, SHOP
The EAT, PLAY, SHOP expo offers fun for the whole family; in addition to two halls filled with local businesses and vendors alike, there will also be door prizes, face painting, and a Kids Zone.
When: April 7 + 8 + 9
Where: Trans-Alta TriLesisure Centre
Cost: $2 Adults | Children 12 and under are FREE
Visit the Easter Bunny
The Easter Bunny (or bunnies) have hopped into Edmonton and can be found at various locations around town; click here for a full list of where to find him for that perfect photo op.
Lovable Littles is back again this year and promises to be exciting as ever; there will be activities for the whole family as well as opportunities to shop from amazing local businesses. Find all the details here.
When: April 8 | 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Terwillegar Community Church
Cost: $3 Admission for Adults | Free for children
Build a Bunny Basket
This week you can build a Bunny Basket at your local Home Depot store; all of the supplies and step-by-step instructions will be provided.
When: April 8 | 10 am to 12 pm
Where: Home Depot Stores
This month, Micheals Canada stores invite your little ones to participate in an interactive workshop and this weekend features: Tissue Paper Stained Glass.
When: April 8| 10 am to 12 pm
Where: Various Micheals Locations
A Very Bunny Storytime
Chapters-Indigo invites you to enjoy a special story time and activity (contact your local store for all the details).
When: April 8 | 11 am
Where: Chapters/Indigo Stores
Cineplex Family Favorites
Did you know that every Saturday there is a “Family Favorites” movie showing at various Cineplex Theatres; this week features: The Land Before Time.
When: April 8 | 11 am
Where: Cineplex Odeon North Edmonton Cinemas | Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton Cinemas | Cineplex Cinemas Sherwood Park
Brookfield Residential invites you to enjoy Easter activities: crafts, refreshments, easter egg hunts and more!
When: April 8 | 12 pm to 4 pm
Where: Edgemont Show Homes
Child-Friendly Housing Coalition of Alberta Launch Party
The Child-Friendly Housing Coalition of Alberta (CFHCA) in partnership with The Hendrix, invites you to their official launch party to end discriminatory housing practices in Alberta. There will guided tours of The Hendrix, board game stations, children’s art stations, a puppy petting zoo and more!
When: April 8 | 1 pm to 3 pm
Where: 9733 111 Street
Build Your Lego City of Tomorrow
To celebrate the launch of some exciting new Lego City of Tomorrow products, Toys R’ Us has teamed up with the Lego City of Tomorrow Team to offer an exciting event that includes: building your own amazing ideas (in-store), photo ops, giveaways and the City of Tomorrow virtual reality experience.
When: April 8 + 9
Where: Toys R’ Us stores in Edmonton
Mommylicious is back again this year and is offering fun for the whole family; parents can shop local businesses and little ones can enjoy activities and special guests from Paw Patrol.
When: April 9 | 10 am to 4 pm
Where: 16615 109th Ave
Cost: FREE to attend
Build & Bond Lego Party
Rad Dads Edmonton Chapter invites you and your family to enjoy an afternoon of Lego building fun and bonding (all are welcome to attend).
When: April 9 | 1 pm to 3 pm
Where: 9910 (9910 – 109 Street)
Edmonton Public Library
The Edmonton Public Library offers a variety of activities suitable for the whole family at each branch but they also have extra special activities happening daily and you can find what is happening near you here.
Where: All locations (Edmonton)
Kid’s Day at the Movies
If you’re looking to take the Kids out on a Sunday, why not head to Landmark Cinemas. Every Sunday they offer a special Kid’s package that includes popcorn, drink, candy and admission for one low price.
When: April 9
Where: Edmonton City Centre + Spruce Grove
John Walter Museum
Take a step back in time and see how John Walter (and the Strathcona community of Walterdale) lived from 1875 to 1920!
When: April 9 | 1 pm to 4 pm
Where: Kinsmen Park
Free Car Seat Clinic
The Car Seat Techs of Alberta are offering a free car seat clinic on a first come, first served basis. If you have questions about your car seat in general or would like to have the installation checked, this is the event for you.
When: April 9 | 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Knottwood Community Hall
Have a great weekend!
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