Family fun doesn’t need to break the bank, here are our top five picks for free Family Day fun on Monday, Feb. 18:
1. Family Day Film-making Festival
Family Day Film-making Festival at the Edmonton Public Library. Learn how to storyboard, create a movie soundtrack, design a costume, watch a puppet show or one of your favourite family flicks at any of our 21 branches. Check an EPL location to find out what fun cinematic activities are offered. We are open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. with lots of programs and drop in activities at all of our branches!
2. Check out the Bug Gallery at the RAM
This is your opportunity to get a glimpse of the largest museum in western Canada for free! Walk around the brand new building of the Royal Alberta Museum (RAM) and explore the history of our province, creep the newly expanded Bug Gallery and learn all about the people who have lived here. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
3. Attend a Magical and Musical Show
Indoor and outdoor adventure awaits at the Alberta Legislature! Join in a treasure hunt to learn about Alberta's history, create an architectural masterpiece in the Lego Zone or catch one of the performers who will be wowing audiences with unforgettable music and magic. Festivities run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
4. Celebrate Alberta’s Forests at AGA
Family Day at the Art Gallery of Alberta is always an arts extravaganza of free fun! This year explore art activities that celebrate Alberta’s forests. Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
5. Take a Twirl on the IceWay Skating Trails
Free skating is available at the City of Edmonton outdoor ice surfaces. You can also take a twirl on the IceWay Skating Trails, located next to the Victoria Park Oval and in Rundle Park. Find out more.
We've got Family Day activities happening at all of our branches! Find out what's happening at an EPL location near you.