Community Events

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Community Events

These upcoming community events are:

  • located in St. Albert, north/central Edmonton, Morinville, or Sturgeon County
  • free or low cost

You can also check out this list for more fun activity ideas for children and youth!

January 5 – March 29

Winter Green Shack: Free drop-in program for kids 6 – 12 hosted by the City of Edmonton. Call 311 to find out when and where the program runs in your neighbourhood.

March 16

Michael’s Kids Club: Kids can make crafts at Michael’s stores for only $2 – $5.

March 17

St. Paddy’s Day Skate: Enjoy a Saint Patrick’s-themed skate at the Kinex Arena in St. Albert.

March 18

Minecraft Mondays: Play Minecraft with other kids at the Microsoft store. Preregistration required.

Grief and Loss Workshop: A free workshop on grief and loss hosted by the St. Albert PCN in Bon Accord.

Blanket Exercise: Learn about First Nations, Metis and Inuit perspectives on Canadian history.

March 19

Assertiveness Workshop: A free workshop on assertiveness hosted by the St. Albert PCN.

Cultural Kitchen – Featuring Syria: Come to the St. Albert Community Village to learn how to cook food from Syria for free!

March 20

Mindful Eating Workshop: A free workshop on mindful eating hosted by the St. Albert PCN.

March 21

You Are How You Breathe Talk: A free talk hosted at River’s Edge Counselling Centre. Participants must register ahead of time.

Anxiety Workshop: A free workshop on anxiety hosted by the St. Albert PCN in Legal.

Burger Birthday Celebration: Register online to participate in this free “To Be Discovered” event at the Alberta Legislature.

March 23

Michael’s Kids Club: Kids can make crafts at Michael’s stores for only $2 – $5.

Coyote Lake Lodge Info Session and BBQ: Come to the Belgravia Community League to learn more about Coyote Lake Lodge! Coyote Lake Lodge is an accessible lodge/natural area outside of Edmonton, which opened in 2017 with the intention of increasing access to nature for people with developmental disabilities and/or mobility restrictions. There is also an open house at the Lodge on Mar. 30 (see below).

March 24

GLOW Night Parade: A parade of lanterns through downtown Edmonton. Participate by attending a lantern-building session.

March 25

Code Your Own Video Game: Attend a free kids tech workshop at the Microsoft store. Preregistration required.

March 25 – 29

Mastermind Spring Break Activities: Mastermind Toys stores will be featuring free activities all week. Participants must register ahead of time in-store.

Chapters & Indigo Spring Break Activities: Each day, a different free activity will be hosted at Chapters and Indigo stores. Check with your local store to see if pre-registration is required.

Toys R Us Spring Break Activities: Free giveaways and events at Toys R Us will be available all week.

March 27

Code Your Own Video Game: Attend a free kids tech workshop at the Microsoft store. Preregistration required.

Grocery Store Tour: A free grocery store tour with registered dietitians at the Inglewood Safeway in St. Albert. Hosted by St. Albert PCN.

March 28

Free Movie: The Goonies: Register online to participate in this free “To Be Discovered” event at the Alberta Legislature.

March 30

In This Together: an Honest Chat About Reconciliation: Learn about moving forward in the St. Albert community with reconciliation. Hosted by RISE Edmonton at the Arden Theatre in St. Albert.

Michael’s Kids Club: Kids can make crafts at Michael’s stores for only $2 – $5.

Coyote Lake Lodge Open House: Come visit Coyote Lake Lodge (map). Coyote Lake Lodge is an accessible lodge/natural area outside of Edmonton, which opened in 2017 with the intention of increasing access to nature for people with developmental disabilities and/or mobility restrictions.

March 31

Environpalooza: Drop in to the St. Albert Public Library to explore different stations where you can learn about the environment.

April 2

Grief and Loss Workshop: A free workshop on grief and loss hosted by the St. Albert PCN.

April 4

Parenting in Blended Families Talk: A free talk hosted at River’s Edge Counselling Centre. Participants must register ahead of time.

April 5 – 7 

St. Albert Lifestyle Expo: Come to Servus Place for St. Albert’s annual trade show! There is going to be a talent show, Taste of St. Albert event, baby crawl race, and more!

April 6

Michael’s Kids Club: Kids can make crafts at Michael’s stores for only $2 – $5.

April 11

Nutrition Workshop: A free workshop on nutrition hosted by the St. Albert PCN.

Assertiveness Workshop: A free workshop on assertiveness hosted by the St. Albert PCN in Bon Accord.

April 13

Home Depot Kids’ Workshop: There will be a free workshop for kids at Home Depot stores!

Get Waste Wise! Family Workshop: Drop in to the St. Albert Public Library to explore different stations where you can learn about the environment.

April 15

Minecraft Mondays: Play Minecraft with other kids at the Microsoft store. Preregistration required.

Nutrition Workshop: A free workshop on nutrition hosted by the St. Albert PCN.

April 16

St. Albert Job Fair: See poster above. 

Depression Workshop: A free workshop on depression hosted by the St. Albert PCN.

April 17

Grief and Loss Workshop: A free workshop on grief and loss hosted by the St. Albert PCN at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre.

April 18

Living Authentically Talk: A free talk hosted at River’s Edge Counselling Centre. Participants must register ahead of time.

April 27

SafeTALK: Learn basic suicide intervention skills at this free workshop.

April 30

Sleep Workshop: A free workshop on sleep hosted by the St. Albert PCN.

May 2

Grief and Loss Talk: A free talk hosted at River’s Edge Counselling Centre. Participants must register ahead of time.

May 16

Building Community to Combat Loneliness Talk: A free talk hosted at River’s Edge Counselling Centre. Participants must register ahead of time.

Anxiety Workshop: A free workshop on anxiety hosted by the St. Albert PCN in Bon Accord.

May 20

Minecraft Mondays: Play Minecraft with other kids at the Microsoft store. Preregistration required.

May 23

Assertiveness Workshop: A free workshop on assertiveness hosted by the St. Albert PCN.

Assertiveness Workshop: A free workshop on assertiveness hosted by the St. Albert PCN at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre.

May 28

Anxiety Workshop: A free workshop on anxiety hosted by the St. Albert PCN.

May 28 – June 2

International Children’s Festival of the Arts: Celebrate the arts at this amazing annual festival for children! There are ticketed events, but also many free performances to watch!

June 6

When Your Child Struggles with Reading Talk: A free talk hosted at River’s Edge Counselling Centre. Participants must register ahead of time.

June 19

Sleep Workshop: A free workshop on sleep hosted by the St. Albert PCN at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre.

June 20

Nutrition and Mental Health Talk: A free talk hosted at River’s Edge Counselling Centre. Participants must register ahead of time.

July 11

Anxiety Workshop: A free workshop on anxiety hosted by the St. Albert PCN.

July 23

Understanding Depression Workshop: A free workshop on depression hosted by the St. Albert PCN.

August 20

Stress Workshop: A free workshop on stress hosted by the St. Albert PCN.

September 10

Anxiety Workshop: A free workshop on anxiety hosted by the St. Albert PCN.

September 19

Understanding Perfectionism Talk: A free talk hosted at River’s Edge Counselling Centre. Participants must register ahead of time.

September 24

Stress Workshop: A free workshop on stress hosted by the St. Albert PCN.

October 3

Managing Pain Talk: A free talk hosted at River’s Edge Counselling Centre. Participants must register ahead of time.

October 8

Assertiveness Workshop: A free workshop on assertiveness hosted by the St. Albert PCN.

October 22

Grief and Loss Workshop: A free workshop on grief and loss hosted by the St. Albert PCN.

November 7

Mindfulness Meditation Talk: A free talk hosted at River’s Edge Counselling Centre. Participants must register ahead of time.

November 19

Sleep Workshop: A free workshop on sleep hosted by the St. Albert PCN.

November 21

Raising Resilient Teens Talk: A free talk hosted at River’s Edge Counselling Centre. Participants must register ahead of time.

December 5

Practicing Self-Compassion Talk: A free talk hosted at River’s Edge Counselling Centre. Participants must register ahead of time.