Things to do in Edmonton this Weekend with Kids
Drop in Learn to Skate Programs
Learn the skills to become active on the ice. Our program is designed around basic skills, movement,participation and fun! You can expect skills for speed, agility and control. All of which will give you the skills for other types of skating This program is targeted for children 6-12 and their families, however, all are welcome to attend! Skates and a CSA approved helmet are required to participate.
ATCO Kids Cooking Class: Soup and Biscuits
Is anything more satisfying on a winter’s day than homemade soup and fresh biscuits? Kids will learn how to make a zesty pizza soup and their own irresistible sour cream biscuits in this fun hands-on class.
Lunar New Year Market
Join us for the first ever Lunar Night Market hosted by the Edmonton Viets Association in celebration of the 2019 Lunar New Year at the Shaw Conference Centre on Saturday January 19, 2019 from 7:00 pm to 1:00 am. Celebrate the year of the pig by walking the night market full of vendors selling authentic food, fun beverages, and diverse products, such as gadgets, decorations and toys; all the while enjoying our cultural performers and a DJ to end the night. We will be bringing esteemed singer Don Ho, a veteran artist of Paris by Night.
Pajama Party in the IMAX
You’re invited to a Pajama Party in the IMAX Theatre! What’s better than watching a beloved classic, curled up in your coziest PJ’s with family and friends, you ask? Getting to watch on Alberta’s largest screen — that’s what!
Winter Fun Day in Allard
Free family event! Let’s come out and celebrate winter with skating, sleigh rides, hot chocolate and more! Jan. 19, 2019 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Locations: Allard Rink.
Community Swing & Skate
Enjoy some cool winter fun! Go ice skating with free skate rentals, or dance along to the music of Dave Babcock and his Jump Orchestra with the dancers of Sugar Swing. This is a free, all-ages event open to everyone; you do not need to be a resident of Belmead to attend. Concession available.
STEM Saturdays at the Microsoft Store
Build a joystick to survey how sharks swim. Use the very latest technology to survey sharks at this month’s free STEM Saturday workshop. Participants build a sensorized joystick using cardboard and copper tape and use it to view 3-D rotations of digital shark models. Using a microcontroller, participants will connect the joystick to Excel so they can gather real-time data on the shark’s movement while driving it through a virtual marine environment.
Free Popcorn and Cineplex Family Favourites
Enjoy a $2.99 movie as part of Cineplex Family Favourites, and free popcorn to celebrate National Popcorn Day at Cineplex. There is free popcorn all day, on January 19th. Delicious!
Skate Orienteering Event at Rundle Park
Join us for our Annual Skate Orienteering Event. We combine two great sports (orienteering and ice skating) and create courses that utilize the iceway trails at Rundle park.
Winter Family Fun Day in Millhurst
Join us for a variety of FREE drop-in outdoor activities for the whole family; including snow painting, snowshoeing, snow fort-building , hot chocolate and more!
Castle Downs Recreation Winterfest
Winterfest is a winter event hosted by the Castle Downs Recreational Society. Hot chocolate, snowshoeing, skating and outdoor winter art activities for the whole family.
Total Lunar Eclipse at Telus World of Science
Have fun seeing the night sky at the outdoor RASC Observatory then enjoy indoor activities—all centered around Earth’s celestial companion. Activities include a 20-minute presentation on the geometry of the eclipse and what to expect showing in the Zeidler Dome. In the Command Centre in the S.P.A.C.E. Gallery create solar and lunar eclipses, and get the opportunity to see a REAL piece of the Moon and hear all about how a piece of the Moon made its way to earth in Destination: Moon 3D theatre!
What are you doing this weekend with the kids in Edmonton?