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What To Do This Weekend in Edmonton with Kids | September 7 - 9

 Family Events in EdmontonImage provided by Kaleido Family Arts Festival.

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Artistic Affairs 

Kids World @ Kaleido Family Arts Festival
What: Alberta Avenue comes alive with a free arts festival featuring music, dance, theatre, film, literary, and visual arts.
Why: Where to start?! Check out Kids World for family activities – stories, crafts and games. On Friday night watch Disney’s Tangled on a huge outdoor screen. Saturday morning go for a free pancake breakfast then enjoy all the live entertainment. Stop for a beverage in the family beer gardens. Shop the ‘Junk in your Trunk’ garage sale and the Artisan Village for treasures on Sunday. Much more on the schedule
Where: 118th Avenue between 90 and 94 Street
When: Friday, September 7 from 711pm. Saturday, September 8 from 10am11pm. Sunday, September 9 from 126pm. 


Movie Time 

Reel Family Cinema
Afternoon showing of classic films we all adore.

Why: Showing Walk Disney’s Dumbo this Saturday. Run time is 64 minutes. Children under 12 are free.
Garneau Theatre, 8712 109 Street NW

When: Saturday, September 8, 2012. 2 pm.

On The Cob  

Cornfest & Family Day

What: A family event fundraiser for the Firefighters Burn Treatment Society (Edmonton Chapter)
Why: Buttered taber corn, fire truck tours, petting zoo, pony rides, bouncy castles and games.
  Marketplace at Callingwood, 69 Avenue & 178 Street
When: Saturday, September 8, 2012. 12 – 5pm


In the Park

Sherwood Park Appetite
What: A fundraiser to support poverty relief in Strathcona County.

Why: Sample Sherwood Park’s local restaurants while enjoying live music. This year also has a Kids Zone.
Where: Sherwood Drive Soccer Field (across from Sherwood Park Mall) Please bring jackets, warm clothing or a cash donation to help the less fortunate in the Strathcona area.

When: Saturday, September 8, 2012 11am – 8pm. 


Old Time Thrashing

Harvest of the Past & Taste of Heritage
A harvest celebration and opportunity to try Alberta-produced foods.
Start your day with an early-bird pancake breakfast then take in the nostalgic harvest activities.
Where: Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, 50 km east of Edmonton along Highway 16 (map)

When: Sunday, September 9, 9am– 5pm


Autumn Gardens

Fall Family Festival
Fun, crafts and games for the whole family in the splendor of the fall Garden.
Book early to: create your very own scarecrow, build a bird feeder/ bathhouse, or make a dried flower arrangement.
Devonian Gardens, 5 kms north of Devon on Highway 60 (map)
Sunday, September 9, 2012. 12:30pm – 3:30pm

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