April

40 Days of PLAY with the International Children’s Festival

Over the last 40 years, the International Children’s Festival of the Arts has entertained, educated, enthralled, and enamored children of Alberta’s Capital Region. Many of us grew up attending the festival in its early years and now we delight in taking our own children to experience that magic of the
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royal bison spring sale
Royal Bison Art and Craft Fair

The Royal Bison Art & Craft Fair is back in time for the spring sunshine! Online only, so you can get all those amazing local goods shipped directly to your door. With 120+ local and regional vendors it’s the biggest Royal Bison Craft and Art fair ever! Two ONLINE rooms
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Old Strathcona Ghost Tour
Spring 2021 Ghost Tours in Old Strathcona

Who says ghost tours are only for Halloween? If you and your family love all things creepy and spooky and haunted, sign up for a ghost tour around Old Strathcona. A ghostly walk through Old Strathcona stops in front of certain buildings, houses, and shops that have reported ghosts, hauntings,
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Tours for Tots

Join Art Gallery of Alberta Educator Krisna Raynor for weekly art explorations for families with children ages 3-5. Every Wednesday from 10 am – 10:30 am, Tours for Tots features a peek at current exhibitions, art-making, storytelling and more. April 14, 2021 | Everyday Curiosities Jude Griebel: Barn Skull is
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Arts Animation
Arts District Animation

Edmonton’s iconic Arts District is lighting up! Illuminate your curiosity and ignite your imagination as The Art Gallery of Alberta, Citadel Theatre, and Winspear Centre host three distinct multi-disciplinary digital experiences. This family-friendly event will feature local artists in video micro-exhibits that will be displayed on LED screens with accompanying
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Dinosaur fossil
Virtual Speaker Series: Sub-Zero Fossil Hunting

Join TELUS World of Science Edmonton for a virtual speaker series presentation and delve into the fascinating world of dinosaurs, the delicate practice of palaeontolgy and the unique relationship palaeontolgy has to other fields of industry. On April 29, 2021 Paleontologist Dr. Philip J. Currie will share his experiences working
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Preschool Picasso
Preschool Picasso

Join the Art Gallery of St. Albert and enjoy creative art-making experiences that foster self-expression, art appreciation and skill development with your preschooler (ages 3-6). Art-making activities including collage, drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture and more are designed to help your child learn basic art fundamentals. Classes are $15 ($13.50 for
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Powwow Dancing
Powwow Dancing

Are you and your family looking to do something active while also learning? Join Edmonton Public Library and the Canadian Native Friendship Centre for a Powwow Dancing class! Whether you are new to powwow dancing or want to learn a new style, this class covers it all. Come learn the
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EPL Family Book Club
Edmonton Public Library Family Book Club

Join Edmonton Public Library’s Family Book Club to learn new ways to support your elementary-age child’s reading journey and deepen family connections by reading together. This is a great family reading activity for families with kids ages 6 and up. From April 16-30, 2021, everyone in your family can get
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Celebrate International Dark Sky Week 2021: Visit a Dark Sky Preserve

We’re so used to it. Street lights, traffic lights, business signs, billboards, car lights, security lights. When you start to make a list of all the nighttime lights that we see in towns and cities across Canada, it adds up quickly! All of this lighting is considered light pollution. Being
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