Cineplex Community Day (Saturday, October 20th starting at 9am at Cineplex Theatres) – Enjoy a morning of FREE family-friendly movies and select $2 concession items. Movies start at staggered times and include: Transformers: Dark of the Moon 3D (9am), How To Train Your Dragon (9:15am), Hugo 3D (9:30am), Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (9:45am), Kung Fu Panda 2 3D (10am), and Puss In Boots (10:15am). 100% of the proceeds go to the Starlight Children’s Foundation.
Galaxyland Halloween Trick or Treat Festival (Every weekend in October from 10am-4pm (starts at 11am on Sundays) at West Edmonton Mall) – Dress up in your costumes (not required) and bring your little ones to Galaxyland where they can ride the Halloween train, gather Halloween treats and participate in other fun activities.
Haunted Pumpkin Festival (Every weekend in October at Prairie Gardens & Adventure Farm) – Be sure to check out the Haunted Pumpkin Festival and take part in fun activities such as navigating through the corn maze, visiting the haunted farm house, wagon rides, scarecrow making, visiting the petting zoo and more!
APEGA – Rock & Fossil Clinic (Saturday, October 20th from 10am-4pm at Telus World of Science) – Bring those special rocks and fossils you’ve been collecting and have them identified by Geoscientists and university students or just explore the samples brought to view.
Garry Krinsky presents Toying with Science (Saturday, October 20th at 2pm in St. Albert) – Learn about basic science concepts but in a fun, entertaining way as Garry Krinsky uses his clowning and theatre skills to teach while entertaining.
Halloween at Muttart: Beware of Bugs (Sunday, October 21st from 12pm-4pm at Muttart Conservatory) - Dress in your costume and go on a hunt for all kinds of bugs! This event features games and participants go home with candy too. A less “scary” event, this is perfect for the younger crowds.
“Go Baroque or Go Home!” – All Day Sundays (Sunday, October 21st at the Art Gallery of Alberta) - Inspired by the new exhibition Beautiful Monsters: Beasts and Fantastic Creatures in Early European Prints, participate in activities such as storytelling, Baroque-inspired print making, and drawings.
A Slumber Party with Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax! (Tuesday, October 23rd from 10am-12pm at West Edmonton Mall) – Dress in your jammies and come to WEM to watch Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. While you’re there, visit the Wiggles Colouring Station for a chance to win a family pack of tickets to see A Celebration: The Wiggles! (see below).
“Sounds Like A” – Tours For Tots (Wednesday, October 24th at the Art Gallery of Alberta) - Bring your 3-5 year old, make your own musical instrument and then explore the Gallery to see how it sounds in the different areas.
A Celebration: The Wiggles! (Thursday, October 25th at 2:30pm at Northlands) – Buy your tickets for the last opportunity to see original Wiggles members on tour. There are two shows: 2:30pm and 6:30pm.
If you’re still looking for things to do, check out some of our regular listings:
See a movie with your newborn/infant in a baby-friendly environment with the Stars & Strollers features (held in Edmonton on Wednesdays & Thursdays).
As always, if you have a family-friendly event that should be featured on our Calendar, please send the details to email@example.com