Central Alberta Children’s Festival
Friday, May 31
Saturday, June 1
- Please join us for the BBQ next to the Main Stage
Closure of the festival
Closure of the Festival
Smilin’ Rylan writes and performs catchy, fun and honest children’s music in every style imaginable – loved by kids, supported by teachers and approved by parents. With a background in education, he brings together universal themes, important lessons and great music. Smilin’ Rylan grew up in a town called Hay River way up in the Northwest Territories, but now lives in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He’s a multi-instrumentalist who graduated university with degrees in Music and Education. Smilin’ Rylan has been working with kids for many years – he coaches several sports and has taught fine arts & physical education to kids in almost every grade. He’s also a strong advocate for curing kids of “nature-deficit disorder,” and he’s a new dad! www.smilinrylan.com
- He began his lifelong ambition at the mere age of 13, with his first show for a local library in Kanata Ontario, his hometown.
The world-renowned herpetologist, Dr. Francis Cook of Ottawa’s Museum of Natural Sciences, mentored Jeff’s love for reptiles and amphibians. Jeff acted as Director of Education at a CAZA accredited facility, and as an in-field researcher in Central America where he visits once a year through the winter. These visits also offer him further insight and updated video footage to bring back home and to share his new experiences with his audiences, through his exciting and interactive show. www.safarijeff.ca
- Start with a little magic. Add some breathtaking illusions. Stir in appearances from an amazing collection of animal friends with ventriloquism, Sprinkle in a healthy dose of jokes, laughter and fun, and you have the recipe for an amazing show known as The Joe Show. Joe Goslin, born and raised in Southern Alberta, has taken his hobby and turned it into a full-time carrier, and is one of the most sought-after Children’s Entertainers in the Edmonton Area. Joe has appeared on national TV, done shows up to 5,000 people in attendance, and entertained in many countries internationally. Joe takes pride in having a show that is engaging and fun for all ages, including adults. This is one show you do not want to miss, so sit back and be taken into the fun wonderful world of The Joe Show. www.joeshowonline.com
Throughout the park you will see face painting stations, get a little something done. (Stations close 1/2hr before park closes)
Join us in this cardboard box and be part of the creation of our own box community. Children will enjoy the opportunity to paint and create.
There are several throughout the park that you can stop by and get a piece of fruit, a quick snack and water. Remember to bring your water bottle!