Victoria Park Skate Night
Join us for a free community skate night. We’ll have contests, games, music, food and fun! There are lots of prizes to be won, including $250 Sport Chek Gift certificates.
Queen Alex Playgroup
Every Friday morning from 9:00–11:30 am, there will be hot coffee and tea, snacks for the little ones, and great company! This is a casual drop-in program—so come when you can, leave when you have to. Kids love the big space to run around, especially in those chilly winter months!
Make a Pair of Rainbow Shoes
Petite Picasso’s is back again! This time participants will be learning how to use rubbing alcohol to blend ink based pens and create a tie-dye look on their very own pair of shoes! Residents: $25.00 | Non-residents: $30.00 | shoes and supplies provided with the cost.
Glow Night at Jump 360
Glow Night features all of our usual equipment in a party atmosphere, complete with flashing lights, lasers and some great music! So pull up your jump socks and put on your whitest white and get glowin’! Glow Nights for General Public is from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights. Wear glow gear for some lit up fun!
CBC Edmonton Open House
We’re throwing our doors wide open! Join us on Saturday, March 16 for tours and fun for the whole family! OPEN HOUSE HAPPENINGS Tour our radio and TV studios: Fans of CBC Kids can hang out in their very own inflatable studio and have some fun playing with felt boards from Becca’s Bunch! Our hosts will be on hand to answer your questions and tell you all about what it’s like behind-the-scenes. Videoproducer Trevor Wilson will show you how to shoot and edit the news. Adrienne Lamb, host of Our Edmonton, will walk you through the history of CBC Edmonton. She’ll show you how sound and picture has changed over the past 75 years. Meet our radio columnists! From fitness buff Chris Tse and gardening expert Jim Hole, to Scott Peters our dinosaur aficionado; our columnists will have something for everyone! Stop by our selfie station and snap a couple of pics for social media! Tag us on Instagram @cbcedmonton and Twitter @MyCBCYEG. We’ll also have live music, exclusive CBC prizing, and more!
Allard Winter Fun Day
Free family event! Let’s come out and celebrate winter with skating, sleigh rides, hot chocolate and more! February 24th 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Locations: Allard Rink
Clever Creatures for Families at John Janzen
What does a woodpecker eat? Where does a beaver sleep? Where did that sparrow go? We’ll take a close look at how animals build their homes, what they eat and how they adapt to the city. We’ll try our hand at nest building or food gathering and see if we are as clever as the creatures!
St. Patrick’s Day Family Dance Party
Please come and join us on the dance floor on March 16 at 7:00pm at Kingsway Legion. We want to see all your signature dance moves – even if those moves include “The Lawnmower” and “The Sprinkler”
Winter Greenshack Programs
Join in on games, sports, crafts, music, drama and special events. A complete list of activities and special events are posted on the side of Green Shacks each week. If there is a game or activity that peaks your child’s interest that you would like to have included in programming, just ask the Program Leader.
Last Chance to Visit Ice Castles
Use the promo code LASTCHANCE19 to save 15% on tickets and it’s your last day to visit the Ice Castles in Edmonton on Saturday. Get in that magic before the winter season ends and we start to transition into warmer weather.
Girls Learning Code
This experience offers learners the opportunity to express their creativity in a super fun environment, and to learn about the different elements of a story, as well as basic design principles. Using Scratch, a beginner level programming tool, learners will create interactive stories through animation. They’ll also be introduced to Scratch’s amazing online community, where they will have the opportunity to upload their projects for others to enjoy!
St. Patrick’s Day Fairy Festival
Have you ever wondered where Fairies live? Or what sort of magic and secrets they know? Come to the John Janzen Nature Centre to celebrate Spring and learn about these mysterious creatures! There will be free hot chocolate, marshmallow roasting, nature walks, a shamrock scavenger hunt, and you’ll even get a chance to make your very own charm necklace! Regular admission to attend.