What to Do in Edmonton with Kids

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What To Do This Weekend in Edmonton with Kids | July 5 - 7

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Feats Festival of Dance
What: This dance festival features a variety of performances and classes. On Sunday there is a Kathak dance performance. Kathak (pronounced kat_UK) is a classical dance form of Northern India, distinguished by its intricate footwork, spins and expressive emotion. Tickets. $25, $15 Students/Seniors (65+)
Where: ATB Financial Arts Barns - Westbury Theatre, 10330 84 Avenue
When: Sunday, July 7, 2013. 3pm.


Edmonton International Street Performers Festival
What: Ten days filled with amazing buskers – acrobats, contortionists, stuntmen, comics, dancers, clowns and more. It’s an affordable opportunity to inspire the love of performing arts in your children.

Where:  Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton

When: Friday, July 5 – Sunday, July 14, 2013. 11:30am - 11pm (except July 14 which ends at 5pm)


Sand on Whyte
What: Three of Ice on Whyte’s talented, award-winning artists, Delayne Corbett, Wilfred Stijger and Edith van de Wetering are creating the first ever sand carving exhibit in Edmonton.
Where:  Old Strathcona. South Scona Parking lot at 81 Avenue and 105 Street.
When: July 7 – 14, 2013. 10am – 10pm.


Takin’ It To The Streets
What: A free community music celebration with two stages, 10 bands, a free pancake breakfast and fun for the whole family. Presented by Blues on Whyte.
Where: Whyte Avenue. 103 Street to 104 Street will be shut down.
When: Sunday, July 7. 10am – 10pm


Historic Festival & Doors Open Edmonton
What: Visitors can explore museums and historic sites, participate in heritage activities such as tours of buildings, gardens, natural areas, and neighbourhoods. Free and fee activities.
Where: Edmonton and area. Check the website for participating locations.
When: Now until July 7, 2013.


Freewill Shakespeare Festival
What: Shakespeare the park is one of the nicest way to spend an afternoon. This weekend they’re performing A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Saturday matinees are pay-what-you-will.
Where: Heritage Amphitheatre in Hawrelak Park.
When: Runs until July 21, 2013.

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Shakespeare the Park is a must-see. I guarantee you'll enjoy it. (Please remember to pay what you can, if you can, to help support our artists!)
-- Max Rhein, Edmonton
July 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMax Rhein

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