5 Things To Do In Edmonton: February 17 to 21

From open mic comedy, to rustic sign making and a beautiful ballet, we’ve got you covered on what to do this week

Erica Felsch is tossed by Ben Needham-Wood and Joshua Reynolds in Smuin Ballet's "Petal," courtesy Alberta Ballet

Family Day Fun

The Royal Alberta Museum will have free admission for Family Day, giving everyone a chance to see the new museum. Come check out the Children’s Gallery, the Bug room, the Human History Gallery and so much more on February 17.

The Royal Alberta Museum, 9810 103A Avenue NW,  825-468-6000, royalalbertamuseum.ca

Signed With Love

Join Jodi in this fun two-hour DIY workshop making rustic signs. Attendees will create their own unique sign, and the best part about is it’s open to all ages, so parents can bring their kids and have a grand time. The event is being held at Kingsway Mall, and all the materials will be provided, so just come in with your smile and be ready to create, February 18.

Kingsway Mall, 109 Street Kingsway, 780-477-5756, kingswaymall.com

Jokes On You

The Grindstone Theatre is hosting an open mic night for comedians, or anyone who wants to try out their skills on stage, February 19, hosted by David Dempsey and totally free! Sign-up starts at 9:30 p.m. But you should probably be there 15 minutes before the show begins so you don’t miss your shot.

The Grindstone Comedy Theatre and Bistro, 10019 81 Avenue, 780-244-9076, grindstonetheatre.ca

Wordplay, You Say?

ANVIL Coffee House hosts its monthly adults art class, Drink & Draw, February 20. This month’s theme is “Wordplay,” giving attendees the chance to play with creative hand lettering!

ANVIL Coffee House, 6148 90 Avenue, 780-250-5245, anvilcoffeehouse.com

Ballerinas Unleashed

Alberta Ballet Unleashed includes three choreographers showcasing three different magical pieces and has something for everyone to enjoy. The event runs February 21 and 22.

Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Avenue, (780) 427-2760, jubileeauditorium.com

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