It’s the second last week before school starts, and while many of us are feeling a little ripped off about the overall weather situation over the summer – there are still many things to do with the kids AND it looks like summer may also make an appearance this week. Here’s your list of what to do around Edmonton with kids this week!
What To Do Around Edmonton With Kids This Week August 19th-25th
KidsFringe – Until August 25th
KidsFringe inspires creativity and play for families with toddlers to tweens. Learn new circus skills, help create a play, or discover your inner artist.
Explore A Beach Within 2 Hours Of Edmonton
We haven’t really had much of a summer but this week there are supposed to be some warmer days so back your beach bags and enjoy it while it lasts!
Toolbox Fun at EPL – August 20th
Get creative and have fun with hammers, nails and other REAL tools!
What do birds, bats and insects all have in common? They are the world’s only true fliers! Explore how science borrows from nature to defy gravity and discover flight at the library.
Kidzone Paint Day – August 20th
Join us at Callingwood Farmers’ Market for our next Kidzone! Bring the kids to paint their own masterpiece – a whimsical watermelon canvas.
What’s my Superpower? at EPL – August 21st & 23rd
Ever wondered what your superpower is? Design and draw your own superhero using Inuktitut and superhero words. You just might be the next Invincible Tulugaq!
Harry Potter Outdoor Movie Night – August 21st
Join us in McCauley for another Outdoor Movie Night! This summer we are screening the one that started it all – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. It will be a night to remember – of festivities, shopping, activities and ending with viewing the iconic movie on a giant outdoor screen!!
Family Park Night – August 21st
Join Dickenfield Amity House for their weekly family park night – taking place at Northmount! The theme this week is Spy Night and you can join the fun 6:30pm-8: 30 pm!
Petting Zoo At WEM – August 22nd-25th
Come meet our furry friends from Finnegan Farms at our free Petting Zoo! Located on Level One, Phase I by the Whale.
Pop Up Gymnastics – August 23rd
Join The Little Gym for some fun games and basic gymnastics moves. New parents with babies are welcome to join too!
Movie in Michaels Park – August 23rd
It’s time for another Movie in the Park! This time North Millbourne presents to you Aladdin! Come on out for some free family fun and enjoy the fresh air.
Sesame Street Meet & Greet – August 24th
Meet Elmo and Cookie Monster as they make their way across the country during the Sesame Street Summer Road Trip! 🎉 Sesame Street is celebrating their 50 year anniversary with a Meet & Greet event at Bonnie Doon Centre. Kids will receive a colouring page and photo opportunity with these 2 iconic Sesame Street characters!
2nd Annual Classic Car Show N’ Shine – August 24th
Start your engines and bring your classics down to Londonderry from 10 am to 4 pm on August 24th in the South Parking lot, located in front of Save On Foods. There will be door prizes, people’s choice award, music and more!
Manning Fun Fair – August 24th
Just in time before back-to-school! This family-friendly fair-themed event will include fun performances, balloon artists, face painters, & more! And what’s a fair without mini donuts? We’ll be providing FREE MINI DONUTS (while supplies last) to complete your fair experience!
Lemonade Stand Day 2019 – August 25th
It’s the 6th Annual Lemonade Stand Day! Visit some of the 500+ lemonade stands all over the city in support of Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation. This year they are raising money to purchase Giraffe CareStation Omnibeds for the Stollery NICUs at the Royal Alexandra Hospital site and the new NICU at the Sturgeon Community Hospital.
IndigoKids Presents: Little Yogis – August 25th
Calling all little yogis! Join us as we welcome the morning with an exclusive event 1 hour prior to store opening! Certified kids yoga instructor, Sarah Byer, will guide us through a yoga and mindfulness sequence and teach meditation techniques using books and educational games. Perfect for kids aged 3-7! Ticket price: $10 + tax & service fees.
Family Free Skate – Back to School Fun – August 25th
Grab your skates and come out to River Cree Sports for our annual FREE Back to School Skate Event, Sunday, August 25, between 1 pm and 3 pm. There will be complimentary ice cream, and a chance to win back to school gift cards!