Edmonton Family Picnic

We live in one of the best cities, home to some of the best family events going on, there’s always something taking place on a weekend and often at no to little cost to families to boot!
This weekend the 2nd #YEGFamilyPicnic was held at Grizzly Bear Lodge Playground by the Kinsmen Park in Edmonton’s beautiful river valley put on by Edmonton’s Child Magazine along with several local businesses supporting this years event it was a pretty fabulous turnout!  Seriously, how great is it that so many local businesses come together to bring out Edmonton’s families!

       Fool 4 Hire making families smiles and children laugh with his creations & humour!

       Fool 4 Hire making families smiles and children laugh with his creations & humour!

To Italian Centre Shop Ltd. for providing super yummie sandwiches & fresh fruit for families to purchase.. I had the veggie (super tasty)! 


Box Social Event Planning (and sometimes known as Belle in some Princess circles) for organizing the princesses in support of Jacob’s Wish and the super talented balloon artist , Roger from Foole 4 Hire (pictured above). I watched him create some pretty spectacular creatures that little ones were requesting! Amazing!  

To Positively Princesses, thank you for coming out and bringing so many smiles to little ones!
(Positively Princess, started a little over a year ago after meeting a special little boy, Jacob who passed away earlier this year. Jacob made a wish at the "wishing well" that he wanted everyone to be happy and his mom wanted him to witness this wish coming true so she started Jacobs Wish by collecting gift cards to give to Long-term a terminally ill kids and their families in the Stollery. Positively Princesse is completely non-profit and we love helping with any charity events or non-profit organizations. To see more about Jacob's wish you can head over to Jacob's Page  here. )

 

Edmonton Princesses 

Big thanks to the Alberta Motor Association for bringing Teddy out to visit, pass out hugs to all the little ones and to the staff for handing out frisbees & creating works of art with the sparkle tattoos!

Getting Sparkle tattoo's to make for a fun summer day! 

Getting Sparkle tattoo's to make for a fun summer day! 

4Cats Arts Studio Summerside was busy spinning art in gorgeous colours for the kids to take home! Did you notice they were Edmonton Child's Magazines signature colours?? 
Sign up for one of their classes if you get the chance with your kids.. so worth it!

Michelle with 4 Cats Art Studio in Summerside, gets the kids spinning art

Michelle with 4 Cats Art Studio in Summerside, gets the kids spinning art

Sportball Edmonton brought their awesome coaches out and had little ones getting active, with games & hula hoops. They offer summer camps & classes through out the year!

&  Pam from J'Adore Dance and Wellness got families up, moving & groovin’ with their dancing and stories! 

St. John Ambulance of Alberta was there with their van to pass on information to Edmonton families. 

Bullocks in a China Shop, decorated the park in such a fun way with their balloons & provided the beautiful princess backdrop!

Edmonton Prospects Baseball Club's cheer team was there, along with Homer the team mascot to give out plenty of high-fives and surprised the kids when he hit a home run with his venture down the slide! 

To the families that attended the event, images are available for individual download only & until the end of August, you can follow the link here, thank you for coming out to enjoy a fabulous day in the sun!  

And a big thanks to Edmonton's Child Magazine, to all their staff (Wendy, Kerri & Chris) you all do such an amazing job, supporting families with events and insights into parenting life. Thank you!!! 

Hope to see you next year!!! 

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