What are you doing with the kids? The weather is going to be warm, and it’s the perfect time to cool off at one of the local spray parks, or find shade at one of the local playgrounds. If it’s those you’re searching for Head over and Subscribe to Raising Edmonton on Youtube for new playground tours every week.
Here’s what to do in Edmonton this weekend, with kids:
Cineplex Family Favourites | Saturday, 11 am
Join us on Saturday mornings at 11am for Cineplex Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting Free The Children. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the weekend with your family! Screening this weekend? Monster Trucks.
Tiger Tails | Sunday, 12-4
Did you know there are as few as 3800 tigers left in the wild? Play some tiger games, watch the tigers’ tails swish, and learn all about these wonderful cats! Make a tiger craft, get your face painted like a tiger, and learn about what you can do to help save tigers as well as other endangered animals!
Mill Creek Nature Tour | Friday, 5 pm
Valley Tours provides guided nature walks of the Mill Creek Ravine during which you’ll discover the amazing diversity of plants and animals within our city limits. This the perfect event for a family outing, a fun date, birthday party, or for anyone who loves our River Valley. After the tour you’ll be able to answer questions like: Why did Ontario release swarms of parasitic wasps? Why aren’t walnuts nuts? What are some edible plants within Edmonton? And many, many more!
Summer BBQ at Creekwood | Saturday, 12-5
Join us in The Collections at Creekwood on Saturday, July 29, from noon til 5:00 PM for a summer barbecue! Families, friends and neighbours can enjoy delicious BBQ favourites, exciting activities and tons of fun! From Ellerslie Road, head south on 141 Street to Chappelle Drive, then follow our event signage that will lead you right to the park in Creekwood!
Hip Hop Class at the Farmer’s Market | Saturday, 10:30
Join our professional intructors of 3rd Street Beat and experience an hour packed of exciting hiphop styles! Kids of all ages are invited together with their familes. 3rd Street Beat is the first local hiphop dance studio in Edmonton designed to trains students the diversed dance culture . Register now to reserve your spot.
Explore Crestwood Community Playground | All weekend
It’s our latest playground adventure find and one of our favourites, check out the tour of the playground, below – and find an expression swing, two ziplines for the kids and two different structures for kids of every age to play on and have fun. Bonus? There’s shade at the playground!
Gilmore Park Neighbourhood Campout | Saturday
The Gilmore Park Community League is hosting a Canada 150 Neighbourhood Campout on July 29 – July 30, 2017 in Gilmore Park, Sherwood Park. This event is intented to bring community together to create a safer more connected community in true Canadian style!