Summer can get a little bit expensive with all of the time off from work and school and the weekend long trips. Here are some ideas to get you through those days, without breaking the bank. Check below for free events in Edmonton:
Wading at the Legislature Grounds
Wading is free and you can bring your own snacks for a free afternoon of fun. With four different pools to choose from there are many ways that you can keep cool. Bring an umbrella or grab a shady spot on the grass to get out of the heat.
There are five dates scheduled for Movies on the Square this summer, starting in August. Check out the schedule here. Bring your own lawn chair – and snacks to avoid the temptation of five dollar Popsicles from the vendors. However, you might want to splurge on food trucks since there are some fabulous choices in the city.
Ditch the warm weather and head inside to the air conditioned Stanley Milner Library on July 28, 2012. This drop in showing of the Wizard of Oz is full of song, dance and costumes with the special Audience involved showing of the classic film. Contact Stanley Milner Library for more Information.
Grab your lawn chairs, snacks and blankets and head to Broadmoor Park for 8 pm to see a special outdoor screening of How to Train Your Dragon. This fun event is usually packed, so arrive early to get your spot in front.
Imagine going outside to play after dinner and coming home sounding like an expert on aquatic insects, birds, leaves or even the habits of urban coyotes! The possibilities are endless in our natural environment and we have the right nature enthusiasts to guide you through a summer of deepening your connections to our beautiful, complex planet.
There are many wonderful natural areas in our urban environment, you may be surprised! Contact us to discover where these habits are and to participate in an urban wilderness adventure of your choice. Nature novices and experts of all ages welcome. Get dates and event information here.