February Events

February 2 – KraeC Musik Academy will be at Mill Woods Town Centre’s Tot Time from 10-Noon. KraeC Musik will be demoing their special program made for kids 5 and under called “Music for Young Minds”. It bases its foundation on the Kodaly method where children learn music concepts through song, play and dance in a safe, fun and creative space!

February 17 – Active Kids Academy will be at Sherwood Park Mall from 9-11 am. Join us at the far South end of the mall for a morning of SUPER activities suitable for kids 0-6 years of age.

February 17 – There will be a Magic Show for the kids from 12:30-2pm. This high energy show is made for younger kids with lots of audience participation!

February 18th – We are bringing back the VERY popular adult workshops at Bonnie Doon Centre! Each month we will be doing a different activity on the third Thursday of the month from 6-8pm. These workshops are designed to get you out of the house and learn something new! Our first guest will be 4 Cats Summerside teaching the adults how to use watercolors! 4 Cats Art Studio hosts workshops at their studio (1109 Summerside Dr SW) for adults including clay wheel, ceramics, and of course watercolor! The class will start with instruction from an experienced teacher and then everyone will get a chance to create their own artwork to take home. We will also be learning about “Love Letters 2 Strangers” a local project that spreads love though random acts of kindness! We will be using our new watercolor skills to make our own love letters to spread a little love around Edmonton.

February 24 – We will be playing with a child’s favourite toy at February’s Kids Play at Kingway Mall – BIG cardboard boxes! Bring the kids to the mall from 9-11am to play and create with large cardboard boxes. Salsa Babies will also be demoing a class so Mama’s (and Dad’s!) get ready to Dance!

February 25 – We are officially kicking off Super Kids at St. Albert Centre! The Art Gallery of St. Albert will be our special guest and will be providing all the activities that day. Other special activities will be announced soon!

Preschool Open House at St. Albert Centre

Finding a perfect preschool that fits your child can be hard. That is why we have created this event for parents. Join us on January 27th and 28th from 6-8pm at St. Albert Centre for our Annual Preschool Open House. Come by the mall and visit with teachers from all of the following schools all in one evening!

  • St. Albert Family Resource Centre
  • La Prematernelle La Boite a Surprises
  • Treehouse
  • West Edmonton Preschool
  • Beaux Esprits Playschool
  • Prematernelle Bobino Bobinette
  • Noah’s Ark Preschool
  • Les Tournesols Preschool
  • Dominelli School of Music
  •  LCDS Preschool and Kindergarten
  • Schonsee Private Preschool
  • Small Sprouts Preschool
  • Creative Preschool

This event can save a busy parent so much time by narrowing down the schools they love to one or two after attending these events. After the events you can make an appointment to visit the classrooms of your choice and sign your child up for next year.

Find the perfect school that night? PERFECT! Sign up right there and hold your child’s spot for next year. No more attending a different open house every week. See them all at once!

If you have any questions regarding this event please emailllll: info {a} boxsocialep . com


January Events

Hi! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and are back to work/school/routine rested. I took a break over the holidays but now I am back and ready for some fun events coming up!

January 5th we are getting messy at Mill Woods Town Centre for our “Messy Play Day” from 10-Noon. We will be making goo, playing with slimy bubbles, painting with shaving cream, and thanks to Born 2 Create (a FANTASTIC local business that runs sensory bin workshops) we will have two giant sensory bins for the kids to play with. Please dress your kids in clothes you don’t mind getting a bit dirty.

January 20th we will have special guests from the SCA Fine Arts Musical Theatre! This year’s show is “The Little Mermaid” and is sure to be a magical performance. We are very excited to have them come to the Kids Event at Sherwood Park Mall from 9-11am to do activities with the kids!

January 27th Glow Yoga will be at Kids Play at Kingsway Mall from 9-11am. Glow Yoga was named one of the top activities for birthday parties in Edmonton by Today’s Parent Magazine! Your little ones will love this high energy, active program!

On January 28th the Odd-Lot Puppetry Co will be at St. Albert Centre’s Super Kids event. This local group will show kids how to make puppets by hand, put on an interactive show for the kids, and each child can make their own finger puppet to take home.

January 27 & 28 is also the Preschool Open House event at St. Albert Centre. Parents can see many options in one night so they can choose the best one for their family. There are still spots available for schools interested in attending. Please email info {a} boxsocialep . com to book your spot.

Excited to be back at it and can’t wait for all the fun planned for 2016!

Super Kids at St. Albert Centre

On November 26th we will be at St. Albert Centre for Super Kids with special guest Visonary College. Visionary College is a fantastic local music school that has been in the community for nearly 20 years. They have programs for all ages and do both group and private sessions. During Super Kids we will be singing, dancing, and exploring the different musical instruments that the instructor brings.


Kids Play at Kingsway Mall

November 25th from 9-11 am Juicy Green Mom and Heather from Soothing Angels will be at Kingsway Mall for Kids Play. Heather will be answering any questions you may have about your child’s sleep habits and Juicy Green Mom will be showing parents how to make DIY baby wipes as well as a purifying spray that each guest will be able to take home with them. Parents will also be able to enter to win one of five copies of her book!

We will also have a winter themed craft for the kids as well as a special winter Sensory Bin from Born 2 Create.

Sherwood Park Mall Kids Event

Wednesday, November 18th from 9-11am Parentlink and Tiny Hands, Big Words will be at the mall with fun activities for kids 0-6 years old. Parentlink will have open ended art activities for the kids to play and explore with and Tiny Hands, Big Words will be doing demos and answering any questions you may have about introducing sign language to your child.

We are also starting to book event activities for the 2016 Winter/Spring season. If you have a local business that caters to families please send us an email (info {a} boxsocialep . com) to see how you can get involved!

Bonnie Doon Centre’s Kids Club and Wreath Workshop

Thursday, November 12th from 10-Noon we will be crafting with Just Another Edmonton Mommy! We will have two crafts for your little one to do, a play doh station PLUS Val from Born 2 Create has made a giant winter sensory bin for the kids to play with. This event is FREE to attend and all kids 0-6 years old are welcome to attend.

Then from 6-8pm we are hosting a FREE wreath workshop at Bonnie Doon Centre. Bring a wreath form (real, fake, styrofoam, or frame. Whichever style you want!) and we will have all the supplies to decorate it! We will also have an expert on hand to help you if you need inspiration.