OurYEG – Global Edmonton Featured Community Events

Global Edmonton is a proud partner of these fantastic events in and around Our CITY! Follow us on Twitter at @GlobalEdm_plus to stay up to date on what’s happening in #OurYEG.

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Ringette Scores on Cancer – January 27 – 29

The Ringette Scores on Cancer tournament takes over the West Edmonton Mall Ice Palace on January 27 to 29. Help raise money for cancer research at the Alberta Cancer Foundation or cheer on the players. Visit ringettescoresoncancer.ca for tournament details or to make a donation.

 

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Edmonton Renovation Show – January 27 – 29

The Edmonton Renovation Show is the most trusted resource for every home improvement project, inside and out. With big names like Bryan Baeumler + Sarah Baeumler, hosts of HGTV’s Bryan Inc., plus, with more than 225 exhibitors and a slew of exciting new features, there’s real advice, real inspiration, and real experts at every turn. The Edmonton Renovation Show will be at the Edmonton EXPO Centre from January 27 to 29. Visit edmontonrenovationshow.com  for more details.

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Mysteries of China IMAX – Opens January 27

Mysteries of China captures one of the greatest archaeological events in modern times. Starting with modern China and springing back, as we seek the birth of this mighty nation, we talk of an ancient time when a fierce warrior brought together a warring nation, and how an accidental discovery changed everything we know about China’s past. Visit twose.ca for tickets and showtime information.

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Eating Disorders Awareness Week – February 1 – 7

On February 1st at 6 pm a Provincial Proclamation at the Alberta Legislature Building will kick off Eating Disorders Support Network of Alberta’s Eating Disorders Awareness Week. There are four events planned for EDAW 2017 in Edmonton. For details or to register visit EDSNA.ca.

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Monster Jam – February 4 & 5

This year, Monster Jam celebrates 25 years of family entertainment! Join the celebration, and catch your favourite trucks and drivers at Monster Jam when it crashes through Northlands Coliseum for three shows, February 4 – 5th. Tickets can be purchased at MonsterJam.com.

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Canadian Birkebeiner – February 10 – 11

Global Edmonton is proud to support the Canadian Birkebeiner ski festival February 10 – 11. This 2 day cross country ski event features event distances for all abilities. There are also opportunities for training or volunteering. To register or learn more visit CanadianBirkie.com.

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Silver Skate Festival – February 10 – 20

The Silver Skate Festival takes over Hawrelak Park for 10 days every February transforming Edmonton’s river valley into a winter wonderland. Festival goers can discover snow sculptures, winter sports, horse-drawn sleigh rides as well as live music and theatrical performances. There’s something for everyone! For a full festival schedule or to make a donation to support the festival visit silverskatefestival.org.

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Kinky Boots – February 14 – 19 

Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit KINKY BOOTS comes to the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium February 14-19! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Purchase your tickets at Ticketmaster.ca

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Ice Castles Edmonton – Now Open

The Ice Castle in Hawrelak Park is now open! Explore the hand crafted winter wonderland until March. To avoid disappointment purchase tickets online in advance at IceCastles.com. Ice Castles are a part of the Silver Skate Festival held in Hawrelak Park from February 10-20, 2017.

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Angry Birds Universe: The Art & Science Behind a Global Phenomenon – Now Open

Based on the incredibly popular Angry Birds games, this blockbuster exhibition features unprecedented interactivity in an extreme hands-on environment that is both physically and mentally stimulating. Experience a wild adventure where science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics are taught in an immersive, engaging environment! Learn about the famous Angry Birds characters and their nemeses, the Bad Piggies. Then explore the characters’ home – the mysterious and exciting Piggy Island. 

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