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Perseid Meteor Shower
Late Night Perseid Meteor Shower Stargazing

Grab a blanket and get outside the city to appreciate this impressive meteor shower! The annual Perseid Meteor Shower reaches it’s optimal viewing time during the late evening of August 11 and into the early hours of August 12, 2020. It’s best to get out before the moon rises at
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Edmonton Public Library
Edmonton Public Library Reopening Plan

The Edmonton Public Library (EPL) continues with their phased reopening plan, which is entering phase 3 on Tuesday, August 4. This phase includes in-person access to books, computers, washrooms and more. Don’t forget, masks are mandatory within all indoor public spaces! Watch the video below and read the reopening FAQ’s on their
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Scavenger Hunts Made Easy With a Cool New App

Nature Scavenger Hunts are a simple and fun way to get kids of all ages to explore and interact with their surrounding environment. The TELUS World of Science in Edmonton (TWOSE) has launched an app called the Online Nature Exchange to help families get outside and enjoy doing family scavenger
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Register Today For The Great Canadian Camp-In

Who doesn’t love a big camp out with good friends, crackling fire, and toasty marshmallows?! It’s a Canadian summer staple. But have you ever tried a camp-in? Whether you set up a tent in the backyard, or sleep in a blanket fort indoors, camping at home can be just as
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The Ickabog
Read (and Help Illustrate) J.K. Rowling’s New Book “The Ickabog”

Author J.K. Rowling, best known for the “Harry Potter” series, is releasing her first children’s book in several years – and best of all, readers all over the world can access “The Ickabog” for FREE online. The book will be released a chapter or two at a time starting May
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Crash Course Science For Middle School Kids

If you have kids in middle school learning at home, then you need to check out Crash Course Kids! They are a Youtube based educational channel that offers free, high quality video science lessons. There are over 100 videos available on their channel, each one offering a condensed crash course on
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Outdoor Fun at Strathcona Wilderness Centre

Take a break from the stress of life and unplug for some family fun and adventure! Head to the Strathcona Wilderness Centre to enjoy all of the outdoor amenities they offer. In the winter, try cross country skiing or snowshoeing on their marked trails. Even if you don’t have the
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The Body Coach Offers Online P.E. Classes For Kids

Great news parents . . . more help has arrived! Whether you’re new to homeschooling or a seasoned veteran, everyone can appreciate all the awesome virtual resources becoming available due to COVID-19 isolation. Get your kids moving and involved in an online P.E. (Physical Education) class specifically created for families
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Support Heart, Brain and Mental Health At Home

Supporting whole health is not an easy task, even under favourable conditions. But while living in an ever-changing pandemic world, it feels even more difficult. However, The Heart and Stroke Foundation is making it easier for families to learn together and stay healthy at home. You can be empowered to
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Get Your Sweat On With Edmonton Recreation

Getting bored with your regular workout routine at home? Want to try a new exercise class? You’ll love getting your sweat on with City of Edmonton Recreation live workouts! They are sharing new workouts every week – including yoga, barre, weight training and more. Most of us have been doing
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