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What To Do With Your Kids in Edmonton This Weekend | August 24 - 26

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Edmonton Fringe for Kids
The Fringe Festival kids zone with performances and activities for kids under 12.
Check out the new Tots Tent with activities for kids under 5. Full schedule.
Where: 104 Street between 85th and 86th Avenues (map)
August 17 – 26. Weekdays 9:30am – 5pm. Weekends 11am – 6pm.

There are family shows this year. They’re listed on the Fringe’s Pinterest Family board.

Harvest Time

Field to Table
What: A horticultural extravaganza.
Why: Learn how sheep’s fleece becomes yarn; see how to cut and thresh grain; get dirty harvesting veggies; and make sure to stop for the picnic. Full schedule.
Where: Fort Edmonton Park
When:  Saturday, August 25, 2012. 10am – 6pm

Outgrown It Sale

Little Monsters Swap Meet
Selling new and gently used children’s furniture, strollers, bikes, books, toys, clothing and sporting equipment.

Admission: Early bird (11am - 12pm): $5. Regular (12 - 2pm): $2. After 2pm: Free.
TransAlta Tri Leisure Center, 221 Jennifer Heil Way, Spruce Grove

When: Saturday, August 25, 2012. 11am – 3pm

A Cure for the Blues

Edmonton Blues Festival
What: A festival of blues music - newcomers, veterans, legends and award winners 
Why: Soul shaking music in Edmonton's scenic river valley.
Where: Heritage Amphitheatre in Hawrelak Park
: Friday, August 24 – Sunday, August 26, 2012. Tickets and Schedule

Summer Sales

Pop Up Sale
 Dote Baby and Coup Garment Boutique are partnering again for a fabulous pop up sale.
Why: Pick up summer clothing for a great price. Make sure to pick up the next size up for your children for summer 2013 as well
Where: 10922 88 Avenue {Next to Sugarbowl}
When: Friday, August 24 – Sunday, August 26, 2012. 10am – 5pm

If you’re shopping for summer sales, check out these events happening at Birth Source and Baby & Beyond.

Cultural Celebrations

East Meets West
What: A celebration of local Chinese culture and arts.
Go to be entertained by live music and performance. Enjoy ethnic food. Make some crafts and visit the children’s corner.
97 Street and 102 Avenue
Saturday, August 25, 2012. 12pm – 8pm.

Ukrainian Music Festival
What: Live traditional Ukrainian folk music.
Why: In addition to the music, go for the village market, traditional foods and wagon rides.
Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Highway 16 and Range Road 195.
When: Sunday, August 26, 2012. 10am – 5pm

Mama’s Taking Us To The Zoo Tomorrow

Animal Enrichment Day
What: Learn all about the things animals need to thrive.
Games, crafts, animal encounters, tattoos, touch table, photo booth and more. 
Edmonton Valley Zoo, 13315 Buena Vista Road (87th Avenue)
Sunday, August 26, 2012. 12 – 4pm.  


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