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What To Do This Weekend in Edmonton With Kids | April 13 – 15  


Let’s Go to the Movies

Family Favourite Movies
What: Cineplex is showing family classic movies every Saturday morning April. This weekend’s show is The Great Muppet Caper.
Why: For only $2.50/ person your family can enjoy a kids movie and a portion of the proceeds go towards the Starlight Children's Foundation. This is the 3rd last show!
Where: Participating theatres
When: Saturday, April 14 at 11am.

Scientists Unite

What: A two day celebration of all things scientific. Drop in for a session or register for the full two days.
Why: This year they’ve added a family stream with hands-on activities and includes sessions on dinosaurs, young inventors and order in randomness.  
Where: Telus World of Science
When: Saturday, April 14, 9 am – 5pm and Sunday, April 15 12pm – 5pm

Gettin’ Crafty

On the Spot Craft Sale
Local crafters gather for a spontaneous sale of handcrafted goods.
Why: It only lasts two days!
Where: 10720 124 Street (Former Duchess Bake Shop)
When: Saturday, April 14 from 10am-5pm and Sunday, April 15 from 10am-5pm.

Comic Relief

All Day Sunday
What: Humour and art blended beautifully together. This All Day Sunday is inspired by Alberta artist Chris Millar’s exhibition The Untimely Transmogrification of the Problem.
Why: Take a cue from the exhibit then create your own artwork using comic books, paint and image transfer techniques. Then create a puppet to use in your own story.
Where: Art Gallery of Alberta. 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square. Children 6 and under are free. Adults $12.50.
When:  Sunday, April 15, 2012. 12- 4pm 

I’ve Outgrown It Sales Galore

Edmonton Twin & Triplet Club – We’ve Out Grown It Sale
What: Two of more of everything! A great sale for families with multiples. Lots and lots of clothes.
Where: Ukrainian Youth Unity Complex, 9615 - 153 Avenue, Edmonton. 
When: Saturday, April 14, 2012. Public shopping 12pm – 3pm.

Admission: $1

I’m Too Big For It Sale
What: Again, another great sale. I particularly love clothing at this sale because these sellers have often purchased high-end clothing that has barely been worn.  Also gear is typically great for this sale.
Esther Starkman School, 2717 Terwillegar Way
Saturday, April 14. 10am – 1pm

Gish Baby & Tot Items Sale
What: Gently used children’s items from baby to size 6. A few vendors will be selling new products as well.

Where: St. Albert. Elmer S. Gish School, 75 Akins Drive.

When: Saturday, April 14, 2012. 9am – 12pm

Admission: $1 each adult

Morinville Mom-to-Mom Sale
What: Mornville’s first mom-to-mom sale featuring children's clothes, toys, shoes, equipment, furniture, strollers, bicycles, etc.

Where: Ray McDonald Sports Centre, 9908-104 Street, Morinville, AB

When: Sunday, April 15, 2012. 10am – 2pm

Admission: $2 or donation for the food bank

Shop in the Park

The Great Canadian Trade Fair & Sale
What: This is the 29th year for this show. In 2012 will feature 300 booths with live entertainment and new this year – The Taste of Strathcona.
Why:  Make sure to stop by and visit Bumblebee Kids, Keylime Athletic Wear and other great Sherwood Park businesses. 
Where: Millennium Place, 2000 Premier Way. Sherwood Park. Admission: $3. Free for kids under 5.
When: Friday, April 13 to Sunday, April 15. 

Photograph by eyeliam via Flickr Creative Commons. 

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I've been meaning to take my son to the movies during the Family Favourites series. Thanks for the reminder.
April 13, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKathleen

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