Activity Suggestions

Music & Arts
“Stuck-in-the-House Series” from the Citadel Theatre – short performances by local musicians and actors https://www.citadeltheatre.com/2019-2020/stuckinthehouse

#yourAGAfromhome from the Art Gallery Alberta. Collection of stories, craft activities and more on their blog and social media. https://www.youraga.ca/whats-happening/blog

Edmonton musician Dave Von Bieker has launched YEG Streams a venue for artists to stream live shows online. The website is free and is not curated, but events must be arts-related, live-streamed, and feature Edmontonians. https://www.yegstreams.ca/

The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra are live-streaming concerts (past live-streams are posted on the Winspear website and Facebook page): https://www.winspearcentre.com/

Kids
Telus World of Science has DIY science experiments to do at home. Keep an eye on their social media for more activities: twose.ca/DIYscience

Alberta Active After School has hundreds of activities you can sort by age, skill, time duration, etc: https://abactiveafterschool.ca/resources/

Edmonton Area Land Trust – nature themed crafts and activitie: www.ealt.ca/kids

Edmonton Public School Board – online resources for grades K-12: www.epsbtogether.ca

Family Fun Edmonton have many at-home & online events & activities:
“Family Fun Edmonton has switched our focus to at-home and online events and activities.”
https://www.familyfuncanada.com/edmonton/

Exercise
Paths for People have started a GPS Draw YEG Challenge. Draw as you walk, roll + cycle Edmonton—with the help of a GPS jogging/walking app. http://pathsforpeople.org/initiatives/gps-draw-yeg/

Social
Seniors’ Centre Without Walls – This telephone-based social group for seniors offers social and health programming, free of charge, and provides seniors opportunities to socialize, learn new skills, and stay connected. Seniors’ Centre Without Walls is open to seniors age 55+ living anywhere in Alberta. Learn more on their website and call 780-395-2626 to register.
http://www.edmontonsouthsidepcn.ca/classes-health-resources/seniors-centre-without-walls/

Even more!

REACH Edmonton has developed a very thorough and easy to navigate COVID-19 Community Database. Visitors can add to the database and provide feedback about other resources they’d like to find. https://reachedmonton.ca/covid-19-community-response/

Edmonton Public Library – has many online resources for adults and kids, both fun and educational: www.epl.ca