Hawrelak Park

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It was a hot sunny day last Saturday, so we wanted to spend the day at the park. We decided to go to Hawrelak Park, since it was not too far.

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Rutherford House

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Rutherford House was the home of the first Premier of Alberta, Alexander Cameron Rutherford, and his family. Today, it is designated as an Alberta historic site that offers visitors a glimpse of life in the early 20th century with costumed interpreters, guided tours and special events.

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Edmonton Valley Zoo

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It’s been almost three months since we left Singapore. So far, so good. We are all settling in nicely and enjoying our new life in Canada. However, we came to the conclusion that regarding entertainment and family activities, Edmonton is quite expensive! Apart from playgrounds (thankfully we have plenty of great playgrounds here), we haven’t found free or inexpensive places to enjoy with the kids.

That’s why we were happy when we found out that there was Free Admission Day in Edmonton last week.

There were quite a few options for Free Admission Day, but we finally decided to go to Edmonton Valley Zoo.

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Fort Edmonton Park

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Here is our first post about our new life in Canada…

Last Saturday we went to Fort Edmonton Park, the largest living history museum in Canada. This is the place to go if you are interested in Edmonton’s history from the fur trade era in the late 18th century until it became a metropolitan city in early 20th century.

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