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Rafting
River Adventures! Raft, Kayak, and Boating Guide

Several years ago my husband put a four person raft on our Christmas wish list, and much to my dismay my in-laws ended up buying it as a gift for our family. I had been on a few guided whitewater rafting trips over the years, and really enjoyed it, but
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Chalk It Up Carrot Coffeehouse
Chalk it Up! at The Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse

The Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse is celebrating it’s 15th Anniversary and Arts on the Ave wants you to join in the fun during Chalk it Up! Head down on Saturday, July 23 and watch the magic happen as the sidewalks become emblazoned with vibrant chalk art masterpieces! Take some time
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Amadeus Music Lessons
Music Lessons with Amadeus Music

Image from Year End Recital – June 2022 If the idea of you or your child learning to play an instrument sounds like music to your ears, you are going to want to check out music lessons at Amadeus Music! Whether you are 2 or 82, their Yamaha trained instructors
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Kids Eat Free Edmonton
Where Kids Eat Free in Edmonton – 2022 UPDATE!

Anything that bills itself as family friendly is good to us, and the family friendliest of all is “kids eat free.” All of these promotions stipulate that the free child’s meal offer is with the purchase of an adult’s meal. Please call ahead to ensure the promotion is still going
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Indie Bookstore Day
Celebrate Indie Bookstore Day!

Canadian Indie Bookstore Day is Saturday, April 30th, 2022 and The Sherwood Park Bookworm wants you to be part of the celebration!  Bring the whole family to the store from 10 am to 4 pm to enjoy free games, a scavenger hunt, locally handmade gifts, and shop the used books
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Get your kitty love at Cat Cafe on Whyte
Get Some Kitty Love at Cat Cafe on Whyte!

Got a hankering for some kitty loving? Get to the Cat Cafe on Whyte! This feline hotspot is the first permanent cat cafe in the City of Champions following the success of some pop-up versions. The cats who will be there to cuddle and play with are all foster kitties
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Simply Super at Simply Supper
Simply Super at Simply Supper

I will never forget the look of panic on my new husband’s face as I chatted on the phone with my newly minted mother in law. She had asked what I was cooking for supper. There was no way for her to know that I had “planned” crackers and onion
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Maternity Clothes in Edmonton
Clothing the Bump: Maternity Clothes in Edmonton

Let’s talk about maternity clothes. Both times I have been pregnant were in the winter. Now, I have seen enormously pregnant ladies languishing in the August heat and felt deep sympathy, and I’m not saying I would rather go through that! However, the effort of trying to gingerly cross the
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Five ways to have an Artful weekend in Edmonton

Who says once you have children, you can’t take in the arts? Festival City, aka Edmonton, has so many great cultural spaces and places for families. Whether you like sampling a rainbow of macaron flavours, a creating art in a major gallery or staying in an arty, design-focused hotel Edmonton
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Dive in at Big Al’s

  Pity the poor Alberta children with no sea to gaze upon—only slimy, algae bloomed lakes to satisfy their ocean wonder! Luckily, there are places like Big Al’s around to show our land-locked little ones the amazing creatures found in the sea. Okay, it’s no substitute for the beach, or
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