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Check out our Southern Ontario Events Calendar for lots of interesting and fun events and activities for local families in Durham Region, the Greater Toronto Area, York, Peel, Hamilton-Halton, the Kawarthas, Niagara and more...

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Easter Extravaganza

Description

Ceramics Canada will be open Good Friday 11am to 5pm for walk-in creative fun for the entire family. All ages welcome! Choose from 100's of pieces to paint, try glass fusing or clay hand building. Plenty of fun for everyone!

Good Friday Easter Egg Hunt

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The second annual Good Friday Easter Egg Hunt will take place Friday, April 19th in Kew Gardens starting at 11am – 2pm. There will be FREE face painting and children’s entertainment featuring Peppa Pig and Sonshine & Broccoli. Plus age-grouped egg hunt activities. BYOBasket. Don’t miss out on the special visit from the Easter Bunny too. How the Egg Hunt Works: The Easter Egg hunt will take place in Kew Gardens. There will be three dedicated Easter Egg Hunt zones for children organized in age groups: 2 and under, 3 – 6 years old and 7+ (see map). Please line up at your categorized hunt zone. Groups will be let in on a staggered basis to allow time to replenish eggs.

Kidnetix 13th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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Join the fun at Kidnetix Brampton and Toronto 13th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Egg-citement for the whole family. Hunt for 1000’s of Easter candies in our indoorplayground, FREE photo booth with the Easter Bunny, Crafts, fun interactive petting zoo, Easter basket giveaway at each hunt, tons of indoor playground FUN!! Game Truck in Toronto! Pre-purchased tickets required 4 hunts to choose from! $20 per child, limited 1 adult per child Fun for ages 1 to 12 Contact us to purchase tickets Kidnetix Brampton – 905-459-7529 Kidnetix Yorkdale – 416-904-2556

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Baby & Me

Description

Meet other parents and caregivers, and enjoy adult learning and conversation in a baby-friendly atmosphere! With a Museum Teacher as your guide, explore a different gallery each week and discover extraordinary objects while your little one marvels at the new sights from their stroller or carrier. Registration required. Limited spaces available. Registration is for one adult with a child 2 years old or younger only. 6 week series: $180 General Public, $160 ROM Members

Improv Showdown

Description

Get ready Toronto, The Second City is taking family entertainment to a mind-blowing new level! Two hilarious teams of top-notch improvisers will face off in a winner takes all comedy showdown – and they’re going to need your help! Fueled by weird suggestions and energized by audience volunteers, our teams will work hard to earn your votes in a desperate attempt to become the heavyweight comedy champions of the world! At least until the next show… Specially designed for kids (and the old people in charge of them), this show has it all. High-energy characters? Check! All the Fortnite dances you can handle? Check! A scene with a puppy, an alien and a thousand pound watermelon? Who knows! It’s an Improv Showdown – anything can happen (and probably will)!

Spring into Easter at the Toronto Zoo

Description

It’s Easter Weekend, spring has sprung and we are ready to get outside and play! Join us for special on-site animal encounters, daily Meet the Keeper Talks, the chance of catching a glimpse of our Veterinarians at work in the Wildlife Health Centre, Animal Enrichment, Outreach Animal Encounters at Discovery Zone and Greenhouse Tours and more! As well we will be celebrating Earth Day all weekend long with fun earth facts at our Meet the Keeper Talks and a free eco-bag offer when you spend $30 or more at the Zootique or Greenhouse Gift Shops*. On hand for the Easter fun will be the Easter Bunny and “Benny” the Toronto Zoo Wildlife Care Outreach Bunny all in our Special Events Centre on Friday, April 19th and Saturday, April 20th! It’s a weekend that offers something for everyone so hop on over and enjoy this holiday weekend with your friends at the Toronto Zoo. *while supplies last.

Fun with the Easter Bunny

Description

Two days only The Easter Bunny will be making daily appearances and he’s bringing spring themed activities for the whole family to enjoy including Plant a Spring Flower*, Decorate a Cookie* and crafts. As well “Benny” the Toronto Zoo Wildlife Care Outreach Bunny will be on hand for meet and greets throughout the day. Please note: Decorate a Cookie activity is for children 12 and under and while supplies last. The Toronto Zoo will offer a limited gluten-free option however we are unable to offer peanut free options. We encourage those wishing to participate in the cookie decorating to bring a take-home container and bag for the Spring Flower activity.

Eggapalooza

Description

Eggapalooza will take place Easter long weekend, April 19-21, 2019 at the Richmond Green Park. The event will feature an organized Egg Hunt, inflatables, train rides, petting zoos, photos with the Easter Bunny, a mini bonnet parade, a kite flying station, a stage with organized games and entertainment, and a creation station where guests will be able to make and take crafts. The egg hunt will feature stations where you will need to hunt and search for eggs to collect enough to claim your Easter Treat bag! Additionally, a FIRST of its kind in Canada - the festival will also feature an egg hunt for visually impaired children. Visit us online to purchase tickets and for more information!

Hoppy Easter: Egg Hunt, Baby Chicks, and Chocolate Making

Description

Help us welcome baby chicks to our farm and learn how they are kept warm and fed until they're big enough to go outside. With an all-weekend long Easter Egg Hunt and chocolate making class, we've got lots of fun for the family to enjoy. Stay in one of our hotel rooms or cottages, and enjoy amenities including an indoor pool and hiking trails. Rates start from $199/night.

Easter EGGstravaganza

Description

Join Beasley Bear and his special guest, the Easter Bunny, for a fun filled day on Centre Island during Easter Weekend. This egg-citing pre-season event features some of your family's favourite rides. Get your face fancifully painted, visit the farm animals at Far Enough Farm, and top it all off by taking part in our Easter Egg hunt! Collect brightly coloured eggs and redeem them for amazing prizes from Lindt Gold Bunny, Bear Paws Crackers, Oasis Juice, Jelly Belly Candy, Old Dutch Foods, Ring Pop, and much more! You could also win a special movie prize pack from POKEMON DETECTIVE PIKACHU! Get your tickets today!

Easter Festival at Brooks Farm 2019

Description

It's our annual Easter Event at Brooks Farms. Event includes: -Amazing Easter Egg Hunt -Wagon / Train Ride -Animal Mystery Barnyard Game -Animated Singing Chicken & Fox Show -Bunny face Painting -Live Music​ -Colouring Station -Meet & Greet with our awesome Easter Bunny! -Barnyard Playland activities including: Pirate Ship, Bouncing Ponies, Sandbox, Duck Races, Singing Chicken Show, Jumping Pillows, Fire Truck, Straw Jumps, Zip Lines *all weather permitting. 2019 Event Dates: April 13 -14, 19, 20, 21, 22 *new this year Easter Monday Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm *Last Admission at 3:00pm

Easter Weekend at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory 2019

Description

Come visit the Butterflies this Easter! Join us during Easter weekend and enjoy fun Easter-themed activities for kids! Colour an Easter headband, Scavenger hunt in the Conservatory to win a prize!, Easter-themed Storytime & Meet a Bug: every day in the Galleries.

Cineplex Family Favourites: Hop

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Don’t miss Cineplex Family Favourites, great family movies every Saturday at 11am. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the movies with your family and friends! Blending state-of-the-art animation with live action, HOP tells the comic tale of Fred (James Marsden), an out-of-work slacker who accidentally injures the Easter Bunny (voiced by Russell Brand) and must take him in as he recovers. As Fred struggles with the world’s worst houseguest, both will learn what it takes to finally grow up. The film is helmed by Tim Hill, director of the blockbuster Alvin & the Chipmunks and produced by Chris Meledandri’s Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me).

Easter Eggstravaganza

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Celebrate Easter with Team T&J and The Easter Bunny! Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon with a special musical performance and free meet and greet and photos with the Easter Bunny himself!

Easter Family Fun Day

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You're invited to Adventure Valley's 4th annual Easter Family Fun Day! *MAGIC SHOWS* (1:15, 2:15, 3:15, 4:15) *CAMPFIRE & SMORES* *SCAVENGER HUNTS* *ARTS & CRAFTS* *LIVE BUNNIES* *MEET THE EASTER BUNNY* *BOUCY CASTLE* *HOT CHOCOLATE* *FACE PAINTING* $10 per child (age 4 - 11)

Easter Hop-penings

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Hop on by in celebration of Easter! Go on an Easter egg hunt, decorate a sugar cookie with an Easter theme and create a work of art! Recommended ages: 3 to 10. Children $10, Adults $5. Pre-registration required.

Meet the Easter Bunny!

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Hop along Main Street Markham and meet the Easter Bunny. Photos at the Gazebo at Main Street and Robinson Street.

EGGceptional Easter Fun

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Hop in for an egg-citing afternoon of fun! * Egg decorating & crafts * Bunny hopscotch * Take your photo with the Easter Bunny! * explore our sensory tables ...and more hands-on activities Elman W. Campbell Museum (134 Main Street South) Cost: $3 cash per child | Suitable for ages 4 to 10 Adult supervision required Pre-register museum@newmarket.ca or 905-953-5314

Easter Swim and Easter Egg Hunt

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Join us for FREE Easter Activities in the Black River Public School Gym 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.Please note: Lane swims and the water slide will not be available during this time. Regular admission fee and policy applies to swims For more information, please website.

Earthbound 1st Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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Join us at Earthbound Farm & Country House for our 1st Annual Easter Egg Hunt! Visit the farm animals, decorate eggs and participate in a fun chocolate egg hunt. This is a FREE event; but donations will be accepted for the We Believe in Abby campaign. Pre-registration is required by emailing us at info@earthboundcountryhouse.ca or calling us at 905-642-6087 ext. 110

Easter Parade - Pickering

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The Easter Bunny is coming to Pickering. Join along the route. The parade begins at Liverpool Road and Annland Ave. along Annland to Krosno Blvd., along Krosno to Bayly and then to the Legion. Decorate your bike, wagon or scooter and participate in the parade - fun for all ages! Participation is free for everyone! Early registration is available now or register the day of the parade. Register now at: https://forms.pickering.ca/Forms/EasterParade Day of Event Registration - Located at Copperworks (Commerce St & Liverpool Rd)

Canada's Largest Egg Hunt

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Through the creation of the LARGEST egg hunt in Canada, we are providing families with a unique opportunity to have fun and collaborate with each other in this team-based event. This event also strives to foster intentional presence of its attendees by making it a deviceless environment. We aim to deliver an experience that is truly memorable. This will NOT be a traditional egg hunt! Families will now have to interact with each other AND work with other families to achieve a common goal - score the most POINTS! Families will be divided into 4 colour teams – blue, red, green and yellow. Each team will search through their coloured eggs to find challenges and complete them before the 1-hour time limit is up. The winning team will get a chance to win a terrific family experience package. Prizes will also be hidden inside the eggs to add to the FUN!

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Downtown Desserts & Culture Tour

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Enjoy the sweeter side of Toronto! In a food-obsessed city like Toronto, there's no shortage of places to indulge your taste buds for scrumptious desserts. Stroll through the heart of Kensington Market, Old Chinatown and the trendy Queen West neighbourhood, to visit a selection of restaurants to specialty bakeries and boutiques shops that are making the sweet stuff centre stage. You'll have the opportunity to enjoy tastings such as artisan chocolates, Belgian waffles, Asian-inspired gelato, gourmet popcorn, macarons, and more. Get to know some of the history and background of these unique creations with your local guide. Along the way, explore some fascinating landmarks and public art spaces for a perfect photogenic backdrop to a sweet adventure. This tour is perfect for birthday parties, bachelor/bachelorette parties, girls' weekends, couples, date nights, or any other sweet celebration. Families welcome. Free admission for children under six! What's included: 6 generous tastings Cost: $55.00 + taxes For more and to get tickets, visit: savourtoronto.com

Saturdays at the McMichael Art Classes for Children and Youth

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SAM Children’s Art Classes Spring: March 30 to June 2* (8 classes; no class on April 20 or May 18) Fall: September 21 to November 16 (8 classes; no class on October 12) Registration required. Fee per 8-week session: $199 general public; $159 McMichael members. Ages 5 – 12. Saturdays, 10 am to 12 pm. These popular children’s art classes offer a creative exploration of various art mediums, encourage skill development, cultivate art appreciation and introduce children to THE ART OF CANADA through in-gallery activities. Facilitated by professional art instructors, children will be divided into age-appropriate groups to be determined upon registration. SAM Youth Art Classes: Drawing & Painting Spring: March 30 to June 2* (8 classes; no class on April 20 or May 18) Fall: September 21 to November 16 (8 classes; no class on October 12) Registration required. Fee per 8-week session: $199 general public; $159 McMichael members. Ages 13 – 15. Saturdays, 12:30 to 2:30 pm. Emphasizing the artistic process from a preliminary drawing to a final masterpiece, this class will challenge and hone skills in art fundamentals with a focus on drawing and painting. The instructor will answer questions, provide tips on building an art-school portfolio, and address what it takes to apply to post-secondary art programs. *Please note: The last class for the spring session will take place on Sunday, June 2. Family and friends are invited to the SAM Family Art Show, where participants’ works will be displayed. Details will be sent after registration.

Saturday Club

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This Saturday version of our popular Summer Club program provides supervised, hands-on educational activities, art projects, science experiments, and more. The ROM's fascinating galleries, authentic objects and outstanding professional staff guarantee that your camp experience will be hard to beat! Every fall, winter and spring children will enjoy eight Saturdays of fun-filled, educational adventures in the ROM's inspiring galleries. NEW! In addition to our popular morning classes, we now offer afternoon and full-day classes. Combine a morning class and an afternoon class to make a full day. Register for full day in the same session and receive $40 off per child.

Improv Showdown

Description

Get ready Toronto, The Second City is taking family entertainment to a mind-blowing new level! Two hilarious teams of top-notch improvisers will face off in a winner takes all comedy showdown – and they’re going to need your help! Fueled by weird suggestions and energized by audience volunteers, our teams will work hard to earn your votes in a desperate attempt to become the heavyweight comedy champions of the world! At least until the next show… Specially designed for kids (and the old people in charge of them), this show has it all. High-energy characters? Check! All the Fortnite dances you can handle? Check! A scene with a puppy, an alien and a thousand pound watermelon? Who knows! It’s an Improv Showdown – anything can happen (and probably will)!

Spring into Easter at the Toronto Zoo

Description

It’s Easter Weekend, spring has sprung and we are ready to get outside and play! Join us for special on-site animal encounters, daily Meet the Keeper Talks, the chance of catching a glimpse of our Veterinarians at work in the Wildlife Health Centre, Animal Enrichment, Outreach Animal Encounters at Discovery Zone and Greenhouse Tours and more! As well we will be celebrating Earth Day all weekend long with fun earth facts at our Meet the Keeper Talks and a free eco-bag offer when you spend $30 or more at the Zootique or Greenhouse Gift Shops*. On hand for the Easter fun will be the Easter Bunny and “Benny” the Toronto Zoo Wildlife Care Outreach Bunny all in our Special Events Centre on Friday, April 19th and Saturday, April 20th! It’s a weekend that offers something for everyone so hop on over and enjoy this holiday weekend with your friends at the Toronto Zoo. *while supplies last.

Fun with the Easter Bunny

Description

Two days only The Easter Bunny will be making daily appearances and he’s bringing spring themed activities for the whole family to enjoy including Plant a Spring Flower*, Decorate a Cookie* and crafts. As well “Benny” the Toronto Zoo Wildlife Care Outreach Bunny will be on hand for meet and greets throughout the day. Please note: Decorate a Cookie activity is for children 12 and under and while supplies last. The Toronto Zoo will offer a limited gluten-free option however we are unable to offer peanut free options. We encourage those wishing to participate in the cookie decorating to bring a take-home container and bag for the Spring Flower activity.

Eggapalooza

Description

Eggapalooza will take place Easter long weekend, April 19-21, 2019 at the Richmond Green Park. The event will feature an organized Egg Hunt, inflatables, train rides, petting zoos, photos with the Easter Bunny, a mini bonnet parade, a kite flying station, a stage with organized games and entertainment, and a creation station where guests will be able to make and take crafts. The egg hunt will feature stations where you will need to hunt and search for eggs to collect enough to claim your Easter Treat bag! Additionally, a FIRST of its kind in Canada - the festival will also feature an egg hunt for visually impaired children. Visit us online to purchase tickets and for more information!

Hoppy Easter: Egg Hunt, Baby Chicks, and Chocolate Making

Description

Help us welcome baby chicks to our farm and learn how they are kept warm and fed until they're big enough to go outside. With an all-weekend long Easter Egg Hunt and chocolate making class, we've got lots of fun for the family to enjoy. Stay in one of our hotel rooms or cottages, and enjoy amenities including an indoor pool and hiking trails. Rates start from $199/night.

Easter EGGstravaganza

Description

Join Beasley Bear and his special guest, the Easter Bunny, for a fun filled day on Centre Island during Easter Weekend. This egg-citing pre-season event features some of your family's favourite rides. Get your face fancifully painted, visit the farm animals at Far Enough Farm, and top it all off by taking part in our Easter Egg hunt! Collect brightly coloured eggs and redeem them for amazing prizes from Lindt Gold Bunny, Bear Paws Crackers, Oasis Juice, Jelly Belly Candy, Old Dutch Foods, Ring Pop, and much more! You could also win a special movie prize pack from POKEMON DETECTIVE PIKACHU! Get your tickets today!

Easter Festival at Brooks Farm 2019

Description

It's our annual Easter Event at Brooks Farms. Event includes: -Amazing Easter Egg Hunt -Wagon / Train Ride -Animal Mystery Barnyard Game -Animated Singing Chicken & Fox Show -Bunny face Painting -Live Music​ -Colouring Station -Meet & Greet with our awesome Easter Bunny! -Barnyard Playland activities including: Pirate Ship, Bouncing Ponies, Sandbox, Duck Races, Singing Chicken Show, Jumping Pillows, Fire Truck, Straw Jumps, Zip Lines *all weather permitting. 2019 Event Dates: April 13 -14, 19, 20, 21, 22 *new this year Easter Monday Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm *Last Admission at 3:00pm

Easter Weekend at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory 2019

Description

Come visit the Butterflies this Easter! Join us during Easter weekend and enjoy fun Easter-themed activities for kids! Colour an Easter headband, Scavenger hunt in the Conservatory to win a prize!, Easter-themed Storytime & Meet a Bug: every day in the Galleries.

Corktown Egg Hunt

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YOU'RE INVITED ! Join The Easter Bunny @ Corktown Common Playground For A Massive Community Egg Hunt. Enjoy Free Chocolate Treats, 10,000 Chocolate Eggs, Live Entertainment, Fun & More! All Children Welcome | This is a Free Event. Corktown Common, 155 Bayview Avenue, Toronto. April 21st 2019 | 10AM - Noon [ Hunt Starts @ 10:15am. Rain or Shine. BYO Basket ]

Toronto Beaches Lions Easter Parade 2019

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Every spring the annual Beaches Lions Club Easter Parade brings Queen Street to life with colour, music, fun and entertainment. The Parade begins at 2:00 pm sharp and runs for approximately two hours. We will begin the parade on Queen Street at Munro Park and proceed west along Queen Street ending at Woodbine Ave. Hope to see you there!

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Improv Showdown

Description

Get ready Toronto, The Second City is taking family entertainment to a mind-blowing new level! Two hilarious teams of top-notch improvisers will face off in a winner takes all comedy showdown – and they’re going to need your help! Fueled by weird suggestions and energized by audience volunteers, our teams will work hard to earn your votes in a desperate attempt to become the heavyweight comedy champions of the world! At least until the next show… Specially designed for kids (and the old people in charge of them), this show has it all. High-energy characters? Check! All the Fortnite dances you can handle? Check! A scene with a puppy, an alien and a thousand pound watermelon? Who knows! It’s an Improv Showdown – anything can happen (and probably will)!

Spring into Easter at the Toronto Zoo

Description

It’s Easter Weekend, spring has sprung and we are ready to get outside and play! Join us for special on-site animal encounters, daily Meet the Keeper Talks, the chance of catching a glimpse of our Veterinarians at work in the Wildlife Health Centre, Animal Enrichment, Outreach Animal Encounters at Discovery Zone and Greenhouse Tours and more! As well we will be celebrating Earth Day all weekend long with fun earth facts at our Meet the Keeper Talks and a free eco-bag offer when you spend $30 or more at the Zootique or Greenhouse Gift Shops*. On hand for the Easter fun will be the Easter Bunny and “Benny” the Toronto Zoo Wildlife Care Outreach Bunny all in our Special Events Centre on Friday, April 19th and Saturday, April 20th! It’s a weekend that offers something for everyone so hop on over and enjoy this holiday weekend with your friends at the Toronto Zoo. *while supplies last.

Eggapalooza

Description

Eggapalooza will take place Easter long weekend, April 19-21, 2019 at the Richmond Green Park. The event will feature an organized Egg Hunt, inflatables, train rides, petting zoos, photos with the Easter Bunny, a mini bonnet parade, a kite flying station, a stage with organized games and entertainment, and a creation station where guests will be able to make and take crafts. The egg hunt will feature stations where you will need to hunt and search for eggs to collect enough to claim your Easter Treat bag! Additionally, a FIRST of its kind in Canada - the festival will also feature an egg hunt for visually impaired children. Visit us online to purchase tickets and for more information!

Hoppy Easter: Egg Hunt, Baby Chicks, and Chocolate Making

Description

Help us welcome baby chicks to our farm and learn how they are kept warm and fed until they're big enough to go outside. With an all-weekend long Easter Egg Hunt and chocolate making class, we've got lots of fun for the family to enjoy. Stay in one of our hotel rooms or cottages, and enjoy amenities including an indoor pool and hiking trails. Rates start from $199/night.

Easter EGGstravaganza

Description

Join Beasley Bear and his special guest, the Easter Bunny, for a fun filled day on Centre Island during Easter Weekend. This egg-citing pre-season event features some of your family's favourite rides. Get your face fancifully painted, visit the farm animals at Far Enough Farm, and top it all off by taking part in our Easter Egg hunt! Collect brightly coloured eggs and redeem them for amazing prizes from Lindt Gold Bunny, Bear Paws Crackers, Oasis Juice, Jelly Belly Candy, Old Dutch Foods, Ring Pop, and much more! You could also win a special movie prize pack from POKEMON DETECTIVE PIKACHU! Get your tickets today!

Easter Festival at Brooks Farm 2019

Description

It's our annual Easter Event at Brooks Farms. Event includes: -Amazing Easter Egg Hunt -Wagon / Train Ride -Animal Mystery Barnyard Game -Animated Singing Chicken & Fox Show -Bunny face Painting -Live Music​ -Colouring Station -Meet & Greet with our awesome Easter Bunny! -Barnyard Playland activities including: Pirate Ship, Bouncing Ponies, Sandbox, Duck Races, Singing Chicken Show, Jumping Pillows, Fire Truck, Straw Jumps, Zip Lines *all weather permitting. 2019 Event Dates: April 13 -14, 19, 20, 21, 22 *new this year Easter Monday Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm *Last Admission at 3:00pm

Easter Weekend at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory 2019

Description

Come visit the Butterflies this Easter! Join us during Easter weekend and enjoy fun Easter-themed activities for kids! Colour an Easter headband, Scavenger hunt in the Conservatory to win a prize!, Easter-themed Storytime & Meet a Bug: every day in the Galleries.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Spring into Easter at the Toronto Zoo

Description

It’s Easter Weekend, spring has sprung and we are ready to get outside and play! Join us for special on-site animal encounters, daily Meet the Keeper Talks, the chance of catching a glimpse of our Veterinarians at work in the Wildlife Health Centre, Animal Enrichment, Outreach Animal Encounters at Discovery Zone and Greenhouse Tours and more! As well we will be celebrating Earth Day all weekend long with fun earth facts at our Meet the Keeper Talks and a free eco-bag offer when you spend $30 or more at the Zootique or Greenhouse Gift Shops*. On hand for the Easter fun will be the Easter Bunny and “Benny” the Toronto Zoo Wildlife Care Outreach Bunny all in our Special Events Centre on Friday, April 19th and Saturday, April 20th! It’s a weekend that offers something for everyone so hop on over and enjoy this holiday weekend with your friends at the Toronto Zoo. *while supplies last.

Easter Festival at Brooks Farm 2019

Description

It's our annual Easter Event at Brooks Farms. Event includes: -Amazing Easter Egg Hunt -Wagon / Train Ride -Animal Mystery Barnyard Game -Animated Singing Chicken & Fox Show -Bunny face Painting -Live Music​ -Colouring Station -Meet & Greet with our awesome Easter Bunny! -Barnyard Playland activities including: Pirate Ship, Bouncing Ponies, Sandbox, Duck Races, Singing Chicken Show, Jumping Pillows, Fire Truck, Straw Jumps, Zip Lines *all weather permitting. 2019 Event Dates: April 13 -14, 19, 20, 21, 22 *new this year Easter Monday Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm *Last Admission at 3:00pm

Easter Weekend at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory 2019

Description

Come visit the Butterflies this Easter! Join us during Easter weekend and enjoy fun Easter-themed activities for kids! Colour an Easter headband, Scavenger hunt in the Conservatory to win a prize!, Easter-themed Storytime & Meet a Bug: every day in the Galleries.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Infant Hearing Clinic

Description

[Caregivers with children 4 months and under] Newcastle Branch, Study Suite Wednesday, April 10th; Wednesday, April 24th; Wednesday, May 8th; Wednesday, May 22nd; Wednesday, June 5th; or Wednesday, June 19th 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Advanced registration required for each 15 minute session through the Markham Stouffville Hospital at 1-888-703-5437 x4. No charge. Children develop speech and language by listening and imitating those around them, but when there is a hearing loss, these skills may be delayed. Nearly four in 1,000 babies are born deaf or hard of hearing and more children develop hearing loss as they grow. Sign up your infant for a screening if you have hearing-related concerns, and learn about the follow-up services available to your family. Presented in partnership with Markham Stouffville Hospital, the lead agency for the Tri-Regional Infant Hearing Program.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Exploring Opera: La Bohème

Description

The COC’s Exploring Opera program welcomes families with children of all ages to explore an opera in the COC’s 2018/2019 season through accessible music and drama activities. This one-hour workshop focuses on La Bohème by Puccini. No previous experience with opera or the performing arts is required. For more information, visit coc.ca/EO.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Baby & Me

Description

Meet other parents and caregivers, and enjoy adult learning and conversation in a baby-friendly atmosphere! With a Museum Teacher as your guide, explore a different gallery each week and discover extraordinary objects while your little one marvels at the new sights from their stroller or carrier. Registration required. Limited spaces available. Registration is for one adult with a child 2 years old or younger only. 6 week series: $180 General Public, $160 ROM Members

Learn for Life: STEM Workshop

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The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Engineering Outreach will host interactive workshops for ages 9-13 centred on the engineering design process. Students will be exploring concepts such as coding, electricity, robotics and so much more! Learn about the applications of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in everyday life through hands on learning. Registration is required. Please visit our website: www.ajaxlibrary.ca/events or phone 905-683-4000 ext. 8813.

Take Pride in Pickering

Description

Plant trees, pick up litter and meet animal ambassadors from Earth Rangers! The event will run rain or shine. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. This is a joint venture of Ontario Power Generation, the City of Pickering, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority and other partners in Environmental Stewardship Pickering. Know a High School Student? Participating students can receive credit for community service hours.

Signs of Spring

Description

Spring has sprung! Come join us and count the signs of spring on a hike through Toronto’s biggest park.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Downtown Desserts & Culture Tour

Description

Enjoy the sweeter side of Toronto! In a food-obsessed city like Toronto, there's no shortage of places to indulge your taste buds for scrumptious desserts. Stroll through the heart of Kensington Market, Old Chinatown and the trendy Queen West neighbourhood, to visit a selection of restaurants to specialty bakeries and boutiques shops that are making the sweet stuff centre stage. You'll have the opportunity to enjoy tastings such as artisan chocolates, Belgian waffles, Asian-inspired gelato, gourmet popcorn, macarons, and more. Get to know some of the history and background of these unique creations with your local guide. Along the way, explore some fascinating landmarks and public art spaces for a perfect photogenic backdrop to a sweet adventure. This tour is perfect for birthday parties, bachelor/bachelorette parties, girls' weekends, couples, date nights, or any other sweet celebration. Families welcome. Free admission for children under six! What's included: 6 generous tastings Cost: $55.00 + taxes For more and to get tickets, visit: savourtoronto.com

Saturdays at the McMichael Art Classes for Children and Youth

Description

SAM Children’s Art Classes Spring: March 30 to June 2* (8 classes; no class on April 20 or May 18) Fall: September 21 to November 16 (8 classes; no class on October 12) Registration required. Fee per 8-week session: $199 general public; $159 McMichael members. Ages 5 – 12. Saturdays, 10 am to 12 pm. These popular children’s art classes offer a creative exploration of various art mediums, encourage skill development, cultivate art appreciation and introduce children to THE ART OF CANADA through in-gallery activities. Facilitated by professional art instructors, children will be divided into age-appropriate groups to be determined upon registration. SAM Youth Art Classes: Drawing & Painting Spring: March 30 to June 2* (8 classes; no class on April 20 or May 18) Fall: September 21 to November 16 (8 classes; no class on October 12) Registration required. Fee per 8-week session: $199 general public; $159 McMichael members. Ages 13 – 15. Saturdays, 12:30 to 2:30 pm. Emphasizing the artistic process from a preliminary drawing to a final masterpiece, this class will challenge and hone skills in art fundamentals with a focus on drawing and painting. The instructor will answer questions, provide tips on building an art-school portfolio, and address what it takes to apply to post-secondary art programs. *Please note: The last class for the spring session will take place on Sunday, June 2. Family and friends are invited to the SAM Family Art Show, where participants’ works will be displayed. Details will be sent after registration.

Saturday Club

Description

This Saturday version of our popular Summer Club program provides supervised, hands-on educational activities, art projects, science experiments, and more. The ROM's fascinating galleries, authentic objects and outstanding professional staff guarantee that your camp experience will be hard to beat! Every fall, winter and spring children will enjoy eight Saturdays of fun-filled, educational adventures in the ROM's inspiring galleries. NEW! In addition to our popular morning classes, we now offer afternoon and full-day classes. Combine a morning class and an afternoon class to make a full day. Register for full day in the same session and receive $40 off per child.

Gorilla Awareness Weekend

Description

Join us on Gorilla Awareness Weekend to enjoy: volunteer led activities, a silent auction, Keeper Talk at 2:30pm, prizes and more! Learn about these amazing and endangered creatures! 100% of the proceeds from a special silent auction and gorilla themed merchandise sales at the gorilla exhibit will be donated to the Cameroon non-profit "Ape Action Africa" an organization committed to the conservation of wild gorillas and their habitat.

Open House

Description

The families of first-time Wabikon campers and those interested in finding out more about our terrific camp are invited to attend this fun and informal event. Meet other new Wabikon families and some members of our 2019 Staff team. This is a great opportunity to ask questions and get excited about the summer! See you on April 28th.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Gorilla Awareness Weekend

Description

Join us on Gorilla Awareness Weekend to enjoy: volunteer led activities, a silent auction, Keeper Talk at 2:30pm, prizes and more! Learn about these amazing and endangered creatures! 100% of the proceeds from a special silent auction and gorilla themed merchandise sales at the gorilla exhibit will be donated to the Cameroon non-profit "Ape Action Africa" an organization committed to the conservation of wild gorillas and their habitat.

Tween Writing Club

Description

Looking to get creative? Spend time with other creative tweens and create stories. Ages: 9-12.  Sign-up online at https://bit.ly/2FsMIGX

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Baby & Me

Description

Meet other parents and caregivers, and enjoy adult learning and conversation in a baby-friendly atmosphere! With a Museum Teacher as your guide, explore a different gallery each week and discover extraordinary objects while your little one marvels at the new sights from their stroller or carrier. Registration required. Limited spaces available. Registration is for one adult with a child 2 years old or younger only. 6 week series: $180 General Public, $160 ROM Members

Pickering Animal Services Rabies & Microchip Clinic

Description

In support of Responsible Pet Ownership Month Pickering Animal Services is hosting their annual Rabies and Microchip Clinic. Each service is $20 and please arrive with pets on a leash or in a carrier. Please note, cash is the preferred method of payment.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Downtown Desserts & Culture Tour

Description

Enjoy the sweeter side of Toronto! In a food-obsessed city like Toronto, there's no shortage of places to indulge your taste buds for scrumptious desserts. Stroll through the heart of Kensington Market, Old Chinatown and the trendy Queen West neighbourhood, to visit a selection of restaurants to specialty bakeries and boutiques shops that are making the sweet stuff centre stage. You'll have the opportunity to enjoy tastings such as artisan chocolates, Belgian waffles, Asian-inspired gelato, gourmet popcorn, macarons, and more. Get to know some of the history and background of these unique creations with your local guide. Along the way, explore some fascinating landmarks and public art spaces for a perfect photogenic backdrop to a sweet adventure. This tour is perfect for birthday parties, bachelor/bachelorette parties, girls' weekends, couples, date nights, or any other sweet celebration. Families welcome. Free admission for children under six! What's included: 6 generous tastings Cost: $55.00 + taxes For more and to get tickets, visit: savourtoronto.com

Saturdays at the McMichael Art Classes for Children and Youth

Description

SAM Children’s Art Classes Spring: March 30 to June 2* (8 classes; no class on April 20 or May 18) Fall: September 21 to November 16 (8 classes; no class on October 12) Registration required. Fee per 8-week session: $199 general public; $159 McMichael members. Ages 5 – 12. Saturdays, 10 am to 12 pm. These popular children’s art classes offer a creative exploration of various art mediums, encourage skill development, cultivate art appreciation and introduce children to THE ART OF CANADA through in-gallery activities. Facilitated by professional art instructors, children will be divided into age-appropriate groups to be determined upon registration. SAM Youth Art Classes: Drawing & Painting Spring: March 30 to June 2* (8 classes; no class on April 20 or May 18) Fall: September 21 to November 16 (8 classes; no class on October 12) Registration required. Fee per 8-week session: $199 general public; $159 McMichael members. Ages 13 – 15. Saturdays, 12:30 to 2:30 pm. Emphasizing the artistic process from a preliminary drawing to a final masterpiece, this class will challenge and hone skills in art fundamentals with a focus on drawing and painting. The instructor will answer questions, provide tips on building an art-school portfolio, and address what it takes to apply to post-secondary art programs. *Please note: The last class for the spring session will take place on Sunday, June 2. Family and friends are invited to the SAM Family Art Show, where participants’ works will be displayed. Details will be sent after registration.

Saturday Club

Description

This Saturday version of our popular Summer Club program provides supervised, hands-on educational activities, art projects, science experiments, and more. The ROM's fascinating galleries, authentic objects and outstanding professional staff guarantee that your camp experience will be hard to beat! Every fall, winter and spring children will enjoy eight Saturdays of fun-filled, educational adventures in the ROM's inspiring galleries. NEW! In addition to our popular morning classes, we now offer afternoon and full-day classes. Combine a morning class and an afternoon class to make a full day. Register for full day in the same session and receive $40 off per child.

30th Annual Four Winds Kite Festival

Description

It’s time to look up … way up … and watch fascinating, fabulous kites take flight. Take part in this great family outing where you can see professional kite flying demonstrations, make a kite, enjoy pond dipping, have a picnic and take a self-guided hike to see nature blooming in the spring. Launched in 1989, the Four Winds Kite Festival is one of the longest-running kite events in the country. We will be joined by experts from renowned kite clubs, who will wow the crowds with spectacular demonstrations. The Four Winds Kite Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2019. You don’t want to miss this year’s special edition of the festival, which will include bouncy castles, live animal demonstrations, wind-themed crafts, live entertainment, face painting and more — all included in the admission price.

Sunday FUNday - Accessioned!

Description

Explore the life of an artefact from donation to display. Choose an artifact from the Museum’s education collection and take it on your journey through accessioning, digitizing, cleaning, writing its text panel, and display. Try your best at assembling pottery shards, just like archaeologists and museum conservators. Sunday FUNdays are held on the first Sunday of the month. Admission is free and allows you to interact with Museum staff and its collection. 12—4 pm in the Verna Conant Gallery at Guy House.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

30th Annual Four Winds Kite Festival

Description

It’s time to look up … way up … and watch fascinating, fabulous kites take flight. Take part in this great family outing where you can see professional kite flying demonstrations, make a kite, enjoy pond dipping, have a picnic and take a self-guided hike to see nature blooming in the spring. Launched in 1989, the Four Winds Kite Festival is one of the longest-running kite events in the country. We will be joined by experts from renowned kite clubs, who will wow the crowds with spectacular demonstrations. The Four Winds Kite Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2019. You don’t want to miss this year’s special edition of the festival, which will include bouncy castles, live animal demonstrations, wind-themed crafts, live entertainment, face painting and more — all included in the admission price.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Baby & Me

Description

Meet other parents and caregivers, and enjoy adult learning and conversation in a baby-friendly atmosphere! With a Museum Teacher as your guide, explore a different gallery each week and discover extraordinary objects while your little one marvels at the new sights from their stroller or carrier. Registration required. Limited spaces available. Registration is for one adult with a child 2 years old or younger only. 6 week series: $180 General Public, $160 ROM Members

Mother's Day Tea Party

Description

Meet some of your favourite Princesses at our Mother's Day Tea Party! This event is full of magical memories for you and your child to cherish forever! Cinderella, Mermaid Princess, Princess Beauty and Rapunzel cannot wait to see you there! You can join us on Saturday, May 11th, 2019 at Storie Park Community Hall for an enchanting time. Three sessions are held starting at 12-1pm, 2-3pm & 4-5pm. Tickets for this event are limited but we will have 3 sessions to spread as much magic as we can! Regular Adult/Duo Tickets ($25): A ticket to the event includes an entire hour with our Princesses! Including: Musical Performance, Storytelling, Cookie-Decorating, Princess Crafts and MORE! Adult/Child Duo VIP Tickets ($40): These tickets are VERY limited and includes an extra 20 minutes for you and your child into the MAGIC! A beauty salon with a princess of your choice awaiting! You and your little one will get matching signature hair styles and makeovers from our princesses! You will also receive an edited electronic copy of a professional portrait of you and your little one with All of our royalty, and a special take home gift with some of our royal goodies!

Petapolooza - Pickering's Outdoor Pet Festival

Description

On May 11, 2019 as part of Responsible Pet Ownership Month, the City of Pickering will host the 8th Annual Petapolooza - Pickering's Pet Festival. Petapolooza brings together pet enthusiasts within our community and gives them an opportunity to meet industry professionals, rescue groups, and others in the pet industry. Admission is $5, with free admission for seniors 55+, children under 12, and pets. All proceeds will go towards building a permanent animal shelter Similar to previous years, attendees can expect to see over 900 attendees and 40 exhibitors. Many rescue groups, plenty of giveaways including pet bandanas, games, food samples, water stations for your pet, live entertainment for the whole family and more! A Rabies and Microchip Clinic for dogs will also be offered during the event. Petapolooza runs from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Upper Leash Free Area at Grand Valley Park. Contact 905.427.0093 or animalservices@pickering.ca for further information

Pfaff Porsche presents FUNTASTICAL! an event in support of SIckKids

Description

FUNTASTICAL! a family event in support of SickKids toward Cancer Research. This HUGE Indoor event - major well known performers: Dan the Music Man! CBCKids Thrillusionists, Marlowe & the Mix, Girl Pow-R, Dufflebag Theatre and more! Kids Zone, Vendors, Auction, Raffle, Food Trucks & more! Families from all over the GTA are welcome!

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Downtown Desserts & Culture Tour

Description

Enjoy the sweeter side of Toronto! In a food-obsessed city like Toronto, there's no shortage of places to indulge your taste buds for scrumptious desserts. Stroll through the heart of Kensington Market, Old Chinatown and the trendy Queen West neighbourhood, to visit a selection of restaurants to specialty bakeries and boutiques shops that are making the sweet stuff centre stage. You'll have the opportunity to enjoy tastings such as artisan chocolates, Belgian waffles, Asian-inspired gelato, gourmet popcorn, macarons, and more. Get to know some of the history and background of these unique creations with your local guide. Along the way, explore some fascinating landmarks and public art spaces for a perfect photogenic backdrop to a sweet adventure. This tour is perfect for birthday parties, bachelor/bachelorette parties, girls' weekends, couples, date nights, or any other sweet celebration. Families welcome. Free admission for children under six! What's included: 6 generous tastings Cost: $55.00 + taxes For more and to get tickets, visit: savourtoronto.com

Saturdays at the McMichael Art Classes for Children and Youth

Description

SAM Children’s Art Classes Spring: March 30 to June 2* (8 classes; no class on April 20 or May 18) Fall: September 21 to November 16 (8 classes; no class on October 12) Registration required. Fee per 8-week session: $199 general public; $159 McMichael members. Ages 5 – 12. Saturdays, 10 am to 12 pm. These popular children’s art classes offer a creative exploration of various art mediums, encourage skill development, cultivate art appreciation and introduce children to THE ART OF CANADA through in-gallery activities. Facilitated by professional art instructors, children will be divided into age-appropriate groups to be determined upon registration. SAM Youth Art Classes: Drawing & Painting Spring: March 30 to June 2* (8 classes; no class on April 20 or May 18) Fall: September 21 to November 16 (8 classes; no class on October 12) Registration required. Fee per 8-week session: $199 general public; $159 McMichael members. Ages 13 – 15. Saturdays, 12:30 to 2:30 pm. Emphasizing the artistic process from a preliminary drawing to a final masterpiece, this class will challenge and hone skills in art fundamentals with a focus on drawing and painting. The instructor will answer questions, provide tips on building an art-school portfolio, and address what it takes to apply to post-secondary art programs. *Please note: The last class for the spring session will take place on Sunday, June 2. Family and friends are invited to the SAM Family Art Show, where participants’ works will be displayed. Details will be sent after registration.

Saturday Club

Description

This Saturday version of our popular Summer Club program provides supervised, hands-on educational activities, art projects, science experiments, and more. The ROM's fascinating galleries, authentic objects and outstanding professional staff guarantee that your camp experience will be hard to beat! Every fall, winter and spring children will enjoy eight Saturdays of fun-filled, educational adventures in the ROM's inspiring galleries. NEW! In addition to our popular morning classes, we now offer afternoon and full-day classes. Combine a morning class and an afternoon class to make a full day. Register for full day in the same session and receive $40 off per child.

Mother's Day Paint Party/Vibrant Floral Bouquet at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

This Mother’s Day, we’re celebrating moms with creativity! Bond over brushstrokes and create a colourful work of art, step-by-step with a Winged Canvas instructor. You’ll make beautiful masterpieces to take home that mom will treasure. All art materials and refreshments included.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Baby & Me

Description

Meet other parents and caregivers, and enjoy adult learning and conversation in a baby-friendly atmosphere! With a Museum Teacher as your guide, explore a different gallery each week and discover extraordinary objects while your little one marvels at the new sights from their stroller or carrier. Registration required. Limited spaces available. Registration is for one adult with a child 2 years old or younger only. 6 week series: $180 General Public, $160 ROM Members

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Downtown Desserts & Culture Tour

Description

Enjoy the sweeter side of Toronto! In a food-obsessed city like Toronto, there's no shortage of places to indulge your taste buds for scrumptious desserts. Stroll through the heart of Kensington Market, Old Chinatown and the trendy Queen West neighbourhood, to visit a selection of restaurants to specialty bakeries and boutiques shops that are making the sweet stuff centre stage. You'll have the opportunity to enjoy tastings such as artisan chocolates, Belgian waffles, Asian-inspired gelato, gourmet popcorn, macarons, and more. Get to know some of the history and background of these unique creations with your local guide. Along the way, explore some fascinating landmarks and public art spaces for a perfect photogenic backdrop to a sweet adventure. This tour is perfect for birthday parties, bachelor/bachelorette parties, girls' weekends, couples, date nights, or any other sweet celebration. Families welcome. Free admission for children under six! What's included: 6 generous tastings Cost: $55.00 + taxes For more and to get tickets, visit: savourtoronto.com

Saturdays at the McMichael Art Classes for Children and Youth

Description

SAM Children’s Art Classes Spring: March 30 to June 2* (8 classes; no class on April 20 or May 18) Fall: September 21 to November 16 (8 classes; no class on October 12) Registration required. Fee per 8-week session: $199 general public; $159 McMichael members. Ages 5 – 12. Saturdays, 10 am to 12 pm. These popular children’s art classes offer a creative exploration of various art mediums, encourage skill development, cultivate art appreciation and introduce children to THE ART OF CANADA through in-gallery activities. Facilitated by professional art instructors, children will be divided into age-appropriate groups to be determined upon registration. SAM Youth Art Classes: Drawing & Painting Spring: March 30 to June 2* (8 classes; no class on April 20 or May 18) Fall: September 21 to November 16 (8 classes; no class on October 12) Registration required. Fee per 8-week session: $199 general public; $159 McMichael members. Ages 13 – 15. Saturdays, 12:30 to 2:30 pm. Emphasizing the artistic process from a preliminary drawing to a final masterpiece, this class will challenge and hone skills in art fundamentals with a focus on drawing and painting. The instructor will answer questions, provide tips on building an art-school portfolio, and address what it takes to apply to post-secondary art programs. *Please note: The last class for the spring session will take place on Sunday, June 2. Family and friends are invited to the SAM Family Art Show, where participants’ works will be displayed. Details will be sent after registration.

Saturday Club

Description

This Saturday version of our popular Summer Club program provides supervised, hands-on educational activities, art projects, science experiments, and more. The ROM's fascinating galleries, authentic objects and outstanding professional staff guarantee that your camp experience will be hard to beat! Every fall, winter and spring children will enjoy eight Saturdays of fun-filled, educational adventures in the ROM's inspiring galleries. NEW! In addition to our popular morning classes, we now offer afternoon and full-day classes. Combine a morning class and an afternoon class to make a full day. Register for full day in the same session and receive $40 off per child.