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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...

Drawing for Art

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Doors open at 6pm, first draw begins at 7pm Join Station Gallery for the 25th Anniversary of Drawing for Art, an exciting fundraiser that’s full of suspense topped off with delicious food and great company! This event puts original artwork into the hands of ticketholders, and raises funds for Station Gallery to continue to bring creativity and inspiration to our community through exhibition and educational programming. Ticketholders get a chance to take home a work of art when their ticket is drawn, making it a memorable experience that will be enjoyed for years to come! A $250 draw ticket admits two people and includes one artwork selection. Tickets are limited and available for purchase through Station Gallery’s website e-shop at stationgallery.ca Station Gallery’s mission is to unleash the power of art and culture to educate, connect and inspire our diverse communities in meaningful and compelling ways. We believe that art is for everyone.

Spectacle of Lights on Toronto's Waterfront

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Witness three stunning illuminated sights this holiday season during the Spectacle of Lights on Toronto’s Waterfront. Visit our three exciting installations including the spiral tree in the Peter Street Basin, the fire truck, stars and snowflake motif at the Fire Hall, and the animated music notes, harps and canopy at the Toronto Music Garden. See the Toronto Music Garden come alive with a fully-animated lighting experience where music notes, harps and canopy will be shining bright over 39,000 long-life, low-energy LED lights. The lights are on from dusk until dawn! The Spectacle of Lights runs from November 2017 to April 2018.

ROM Saturday Club

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April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

Party for the Planet ™ 2018

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Dates: Saturday, April 21 to Sunday, April 29 Time: 10:00 am until 4:00 pm Nature has a lot to teach us, and we are beginning to listen, learn and innovate. Join the Toronto Zoo’s in our Earth Day® event Party for the Planet following in the footsteps of nature to reverse climate change. Learn how to reduce your footprints on this earth by mimicking the wonders of nature. Join us in the study of biomimicry, innovate in kid-friendly activities and speak with local organizations who are passionate about conservation to get inspired and learn how you can take action. This event will have activity stations distributed between the Australasia Pavilion and Tundra Trek. Party for the Planet is powered by green energy through Bullfrog Power! Exhibiting partners include April 21st and 22nd: ROM, Ripple Farms, Toronto Hydro and Toronto Zoo and April 28th and 29th: ROM, Toronto Hydro, Green Lid and Toronto Zoo

Cardboard Fort Friday

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Build structures, big or small, using cardboard boxes. Family program. Register: https://bit.ly/2vn52j5

PD Day Camp

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Robotics and Basketball one day camp for $30 7-13 year olds

PA Day Babysitter Training Course

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Ideal for kids 10 – 14 yrs. Designed to teach babysitter skills, leadership and first aid in a fun and informative session. Information shared is geared on caring for infants, toddlers and children. Kids will complete activities, role playing and have hands on practice. St. John Ambulance Babysitter Manual and certificate of completion issued. Pre-registration is required 905-434-7800 courses offered each month in Durham Region

Spectacle of Lights on Toronto's Waterfront

Description

Witness three stunning illuminated sights this holiday season during the Spectacle of Lights on Toronto’s Waterfront. Visit our three exciting installations including the spiral tree in the Peter Street Basin, the fire truck, stars and snowflake motif at the Fire Hall, and the animated music notes, harps and canopy at the Toronto Music Garden. See the Toronto Music Garden come alive with a fully-animated lighting experience where music notes, harps and canopy will be shining bright over 39,000 long-life, low-energy LED lights. The lights are on from dusk until dawn! The Spectacle of Lights runs from November 2017 to April 2018.

ROM Saturday Club

Description

April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

Party for the Planet ™ 2018

Description

Dates: Saturday, April 21 to Sunday, April 29 Time: 10:00 am until 4:00 pm Nature has a lot to teach us, and we are beginning to listen, learn and innovate. Join the Toronto Zoo’s in our Earth Day® event Party for the Planet following in the footsteps of nature to reverse climate change. Learn how to reduce your footprints on this earth by mimicking the wonders of nature. Join us in the study of biomimicry, innovate in kid-friendly activities and speak with local organizations who are passionate about conservation to get inspired and learn how you can take action. This event will have activity stations distributed between the Australasia Pavilion and Tundra Trek. Party for the Planet is powered by green energy through Bullfrog Power! Exhibiting partners include April 21st and 22nd: ROM, Ripple Farms, Toronto Hydro and Toronto Zoo and April 28th and 29th: ROM, Toronto Hydro, Green Lid and Toronto Zoo

How-To in 10

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How-To in 10 Bowmanville Branch Saturday, April 28th 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. Got 10 minutes? Learn something new! Learn new skills in a way that’s fun, easy, free, and fast! Local organizations will host booths set up around the Library, each teaching you an amazing new skill in 10 minutes or less! Learn how to be the boss of a robot, create an artisan cheese board, help your pet in an emergency, and more! For more information and to see all participating Durham Region libraries, visit the website at www.howtoin10.com.

Spectacle of Lights on Toronto's Waterfront

Description

Witness three stunning illuminated sights this holiday season during the Spectacle of Lights on Toronto’s Waterfront. Visit our three exciting installations including the spiral tree in the Peter Street Basin, the fire truck, stars and snowflake motif at the Fire Hall, and the animated music notes, harps and canopy at the Toronto Music Garden. See the Toronto Music Garden come alive with a fully-animated lighting experience where music notes, harps and canopy will be shining bright over 39,000 long-life, low-energy LED lights. The lights are on from dusk until dawn! The Spectacle of Lights runs from November 2017 to April 2018.

ROM Saturday Club

Description

April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

Party for the Planet ™ 2018

Description

Dates: Saturday, April 21 to Sunday, April 29 Time: 10:00 am until 4:00 pm Nature has a lot to teach us, and we are beginning to listen, learn and innovate. Join the Toronto Zoo’s in our Earth Day® event Party for the Planet following in the footsteps of nature to reverse climate change. Learn how to reduce your footprints on this earth by mimicking the wonders of nature. Join us in the study of biomimicry, innovate in kid-friendly activities and speak with local organizations who are passionate about conservation to get inspired and learn how you can take action. This event will have activity stations distributed between the Australasia Pavilion and Tundra Trek. Party for the Planet is powered by green energy through Bullfrog Power! Exhibiting partners include April 21st and 22nd: ROM, Ripple Farms, Toronto Hydro and Toronto Zoo and April 28th and 29th: ROM, Toronto Hydro, Green Lid and Toronto Zoo

Hit The Floor Toronto

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Hit The Floor, one of the largest multi-style dance competitions in the world, returns to Toronto for its second edition, that will attract 8,000 spectators and feature 1,500 dancers from over 45 dance schools from across Canada, as well as Flamers, an international dance school from Nairobi, Kenya. The event will also offer dancers and visitors a public market featuring local vendors, a breathtaking show and several workshops. Presented Saturday, April 28 at 9 pm, the prestigious All-Stars Showcase will feature the top eight performances of the competition as selected by the judges. An impressive panel of four industry judges will evaluate dancers in multi-style dance categories, including Taylor Sieve (So You Think You Can Dance Season 14), Melissa Charlot (Monsters of Hip Hop A-List), Lex Ishimoto (So You Think You Can Dance Season 14 winner, Billy Elliot The Musical) and Janick Arseneau (Danced for Jennifer Lopez, America’s Best Dance Crew). The Showcase will also feature breathtaking performances by professional artists from around the world including dance icons such as Diana Pombo, Luka Milacic-Perusina and Jenalyn Saraza-Pacheco, who have appeared on NBC’s World of Dance. Event passes are available on site, starting Saturday, April 28 and are $15 to access two full days of competitions. The All-Stars Showcase is a separate ticketed event. Tickets are $35 and are available for purchase at www.hitthefloor.ca.

Babysitter Course for youth

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Ideal for kids 10 – 14 yrs. Designed to teach babysitter skills, leadership and first aid in a fun and informative session. Information shared is geared on caring for infants, toddlers and children. Kids will complete activities, role playing and have hands on practice. St. John Ambulance Babysitter Manual and certificate of completion issued. Pre-registration is required 905-434-7800 courses offered each month in Durham Region

Spectacle of Lights on Toronto's Waterfront

Description

Witness three stunning illuminated sights this holiday season during the Spectacle of Lights on Toronto’s Waterfront. Visit our three exciting installations including the spiral tree in the Peter Street Basin, the fire truck, stars and snowflake motif at the Fire Hall, and the animated music notes, harps and canopy at the Toronto Music Garden. See the Toronto Music Garden come alive with a fully-animated lighting experience where music notes, harps and canopy will be shining bright over 39,000 long-life, low-energy LED lights. The lights are on from dusk until dawn! The Spectacle of Lights runs from November 2017 to April 2018.

ROM Saturday Club

Description

April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

Party for the Planet ™ 2018

Description

Dates: Saturday, April 21 to Sunday, April 29 Time: 10:00 am until 4:00 pm Nature has a lot to teach us, and we are beginning to listen, learn and innovate. Join the Toronto Zoo’s in our Earth Day® event Party for the Planet following in the footsteps of nature to reverse climate change. Learn how to reduce your footprints on this earth by mimicking the wonders of nature. Join us in the study of biomimicry, innovate in kid-friendly activities and speak with local organizations who are passionate about conservation to get inspired and learn how you can take action. This event will have activity stations distributed between the Australasia Pavilion and Tundra Trek. Party for the Planet is powered by green energy through Bullfrog Power! Exhibiting partners include April 21st and 22nd: ROM, Ripple Farms, Toronto Hydro and Toronto Zoo and April 28th and 29th: ROM, Toronto Hydro, Green Lid and Toronto Zoo

Hit The Floor Toronto

Description

Hit The Floor, one of the largest multi-style dance competitions in the world, returns to Toronto for its second edition, that will attract 8,000 spectators and feature 1,500 dancers from over 45 dance schools from across Canada, as well as Flamers, an international dance school from Nairobi, Kenya. The event will also offer dancers and visitors a public market featuring local vendors, a breathtaking show and several workshops. Presented Saturday, April 28 at 9 pm, the prestigious All-Stars Showcase will feature the top eight performances of the competition as selected by the judges. An impressive panel of four industry judges will evaluate dancers in multi-style dance categories, including Taylor Sieve (So You Think You Can Dance Season 14), Melissa Charlot (Monsters of Hip Hop A-List), Lex Ishimoto (So You Think You Can Dance Season 14 winner, Billy Elliot The Musical) and Janick Arseneau (Danced for Jennifer Lopez, America’s Best Dance Crew). The Showcase will also feature breathtaking performances by professional artists from around the world including dance icons such as Diana Pombo, Luka Milacic-Perusina and Jenalyn Saraza-Pacheco, who have appeared on NBC’s World of Dance. Event passes are available on site, starting Saturday, April 28 and are $15 to access two full days of competitions. The All-Stars Showcase is a separate ticketed event. Tickets are $35 and are available for purchase at www.hitthefloor.ca.

Spectacle of Lights on Toronto's Waterfront

Description

Witness three stunning illuminated sights this holiday season during the Spectacle of Lights on Toronto’s Waterfront. Visit our three exciting installations including the spiral tree in the Peter Street Basin, the fire truck, stars and snowflake motif at the Fire Hall, and the animated music notes, harps and canopy at the Toronto Music Garden. See the Toronto Music Garden come alive with a fully-animated lighting experience where music notes, harps and canopy will be shining bright over 39,000 long-life, low-energy LED lights. The lights are on from dusk until dawn! The Spectacle of Lights runs from November 2017 to April 2018.

ROM Saturday Club

Description

April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

ROMKids Junior

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Spring Season: April 3 - June 2 $200 Inspire your toddler's imagination and sense of discovery as you explore the ROM's collection of art, history, and nature through the eyes of a child. Bring your child on an eight-week sensory adventure as you tour galleries with our early learning instructors, and join them in creative play-based activities, and social interaction in a classroom setting. Meet other parents, caregivers, and children and engage your child in interactive learning for life. For children ages 2 to 4, accompanied by an adult. Siblings of participants under 2 years old welcome free of charge. 8 week sessions with classes offered on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday. Tuesday & Wednesday: morning classes are 9:30am - 11:30am & afternoon classes are 1:00pm - 3:00pm. Saturday: morning class is 9:30am - 11:30am & afternoon class is 1:30pm - 3:30pm. Pre-registration is required. Limited space is available. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

ROM Saturday Club

Description

April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

ROM Saturday Club

Description

April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

Coding Club

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Welcome to the wonderful world of coding! Learn how apps and video games are created with Library staff and Brendan Oldman, Certified Technology Teacher. Ages 9-12. Register: https://bit.ly/2HhHuhf

ROM Saturday Club

Description

April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

Teen Writing Club

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Need some motivation to get creative? Meet other writers, free write, or follow prompts and exercises provided. Feel free to bring any creative writing projects you’re working on. Register: https://bit.ly/2J85xzA

ROM Saturday Club

Description

April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

Babysitting for Teens and Tweens

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This course covers topics like basic first aid, diapering, and creating a safe environment. The Red Cross certified facilitator will collect the $60 fee on the day of the program. Please bring a peanut-free lunch and a baby doll or teddy bear. Ages 11-16. Register: https://bit.ly/2HO8Xbg

Imagination Box

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Get your creative juices flowing! Write a story or comic based on random items that you find in our Incredible Imagination Box! Create a practice tale as a group then challenge yourself to come up with your own tale! Ages 5-12. Register: https://bit.ly/2HN71Qb

Spring Market Bazaar Host

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This is the first annual Spring Market Bazaar and is being hosted by volunteers from St. Thomas' Anglican Church, Brooklin. Bake Sale, Book Sale, Penny Sale, Tea Room, Vendor Tables, Plant Sale, and much more. Fun for the entire family!

Rooks to Cooks - Kids Free Pasta Workshop in Oshawa

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Rooks to Cooks invites you to join us on Sat. May 5th for a hands-on cooking workshop, hosted by Chef Maysaa. Little ones, ages 4 and up, will learn basic culinary skills, make fresh pasta dough, and roll, cut, and fill their own agnolotti. They’ll also get kid-friendly cooking tips and tricks. Here are the details: Date: Sat. May 5 Time: 3 Sessions to choose from: (1) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (2) 12:30 - 1:30 pm (3) 2:00 - 3:00 pm Please book your tickets for this FREE Kids Workshop now! You must register through Eventbrite link below to secure your spot. https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/rooks-to-cooks-pasta-workshop-tickets-45438214924?aff=erelpanelorg *Only 20 spots available per session so please sign up soon. ** If your child is age 6 and under, then we ask that they are accompanied by an adult. For more information on Rooks to Cooks, visit: https://www.rookstocooks.ca/

Rooks to Cooks - Kids Free Pasta Workshop in Scarborough

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Rooks to Cooks invites you to join us on Sat. May 5th for a hands-on cooking workshop, hosted by Chef Helena. Little ones, ages 4 and up, will learn basic culinary skills, make fresh pasta dough, and roll, cut, and fill their own agnolotti. They’ll also get kid-friendly cooking tips and tricks. Date: Sat. May 5 Time: 3 Sessions to choose from: (1) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (2) 12:30 - 1:30 pm (3) 2:00 - 3:00 pm Please book your tickets for this FREE Kids Workshop now! You must register through Eventbrite link below to secure your spot. https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/rooks-to-cooks-pasta-workshop-tickets-45383797159#tickets *Only 20 spots available per session, so please sign up soon. ** If your child is age 6 and under, then we ask that they are accompanied by an adult. For more information on Rooks to Cooks, visit: https://www.rookstocooks.ca/

Budding Blossoms - Family Nature Walk

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Have you ever wondered how trees reproduce? Join budding naturalists to explore how High Park trees go from sleeping skeletons to brimming with blossoming buds in the spring. Come away with some basic spring tree ID skills as well a new appreciation for trees. This is a FREE all-ages event, great for the whole family! Suggested donation of $2-$5 per person

ROM Saturday Club

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April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

Steps for Life Walk

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When you’re walking for families of workplace tragedy, every step counts! Steps for Life - Walking for Families of Workplace Tragedy is a fun 5 km fundraising walk to help support families affected by life-altering workplace injuries, illnesses and deaths. It’s a unique way to educate your community about the devastating ripple effects of a workplace tragedy and how we can work together to prevent others from being injured or killed on the job. You can make a difference too.

Sunday FUNday - The Victorian Cellphone

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Disassemble your cell phone and what have you got? A clock, a newspaper, a camera, a slate, and a telephone. Check out the ‘Victorian Cellphone’! How would you get the important news of the day? How would you check the weather? See how your phone compares to ours on Sunday May 6th from 12—4 pm in the Verna Conant Gallery at Guy House. Admission is free, for all ages.

#Bryson Blooms

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#BrysonBlooms is a community celebration right in the heart of Brooklin! Hang out with Rapunzel and Spiderman in person! Visit the animal sanctuary courtesy of WindReach Farm, plant and take home a GIANT sunflower, win a plant from the Brooklin Horticultural Society, and taste the best popcorn on earth popped by our local Optimist Club of Brooklin. Live music will fill the air and a great selection of food will be available. This is one family-friendly, pet-friendly (outdoors), community friendly event you do not want to miss!

ROM Saturday Club

Description

April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

French Family Story Time

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Stories, rhymes, and songs for the whole family. Contes, rimes, et chansons pour toute la famille. Register: https://bit.ly/2HWAPKq

Pre-School Story Time

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This 30-minute story time program features a combination of activities, stories, rhymes, finger plays, and songs. Caregivers remain in the Library for the duration of Pre-School Story Time. Register: https://bit.ly/2I0dWFN

Fun For Ones

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This 30-minute story time program features a combination of activities, stories, rhymes, finger plays, and songs. Caregivers attend this story time program. Please register child only: https://bit.ly/2HVt9u6

ROM Saturday Club

Description

April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

Mental Health Symposium

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Carion Fenn Foundation is excited to present our annual Mental Health Symposium in partnership with Ajax Public Library this May 2018, recognizing Mental Health as a National phenomena. It is important to increase awareness and facilitate discussion about Mental Health within our communities. Mental health is a disability like all other disabilities. Our symposium will feature a number of different organizations that attendees can speak to, gather information and resources from. Participate in the Mental Health Symposium to get education, get support and learn about resources. Register NOW at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/mental-health-symposium-tickets-42492038832 Please share this event with Family, Friends and Contacts, to help others who require more information and support on Mental Health. Please visit our website for more information on our upcoming Mental Health Symposium. Thank you.

ROMKids Junior

Description

Spring Season: April 3 - June 2 $200 Inspire your toddler's imagination and sense of discovery as you explore the ROM's collection of art, history, and nature through the eyes of a child. Bring your child on an eight-week sensory adventure as you tour galleries with our early learning instructors, and join them in creative play-based activities, and social interaction in a classroom setting. Meet other parents, caregivers, and children and engage your child in interactive learning for life. For children ages 2 to 4, accompanied by an adult. Siblings of participants under 2 years old welcome free of charge. 8 week sessions with classes offered on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday. Tuesday & Wednesday: morning classes are 9:30am - 11:30am & afternoon classes are 1:00pm - 3:00pm. Saturday: morning class is 9:30am - 11:30am & afternoon class is 1:30pm - 3:30pm. Pre-registration is required. Limited space is available. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

ROM Saturday Club

Description

April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

ROM Saturday Club

Description

April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

Mother's Day Tea at the Museum

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Celebrate Mother’s Day in Victorian style this spring at the Oshawa Museum in Lakeview Park. The Museum will be hosting two Victorian-themed Mother’s Day teas to celebrate our Moms and pay homage to the Moms who helped establish Oshawa. Enjoy homemade sandwiches, scones, desserts and of course tea! Follow it up with a guided tour of the Museum. Thursday, May 10 at 11:30 am. Adults $15, Children $7.50, OHS members $10. A credit card number is required for booking over the phone. A second sitting will be added if necessary. Please phone 905-436-7624 ext. 106 to make a reservation. Tickets can also be purchased through eventbrite.ca

ROM Saturday Club

Description

April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

ROM Saturday Club

Description

April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

World Migratory Bird Day

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Saturday, May 12, 2018 9am to 4pm (free with zoo admission) This year, International Migratory Bird Day becomes World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD). This global event celebrates the migration of birds between their nesting grounds in North America and their wintering grounds in Central and South America. The theme for this international event is "Year of the Bird". This marks the 19th year that the Toronto Zoo will be celebrating WMBD. Come out and see informative displays set up by various bird-related organizations at our Conservation Connection Centre (just outside the Indo-Malaya Pavilion) from 9:00am to 4:00pm. Spotting scopes and interpretive guides will be stationed at Weston Pond in the Canadian Domain to help visitors learn to identify local birds. Visitors will be encouraged to take a peek at our Motus tower (installed on top of our First Aid Centre) which is a collaborative research network that uses coordinated automated radio telemetry arrays to study movements of migratory animals. Motus is a program of Bird Studies Canada in partnership with Acadia University and collaborating researchers and organizations. In conjunction with our partner, the Rouge National Urban Park (RNUP), guided bird-watching tours will take place in the RNUP. Tours will be free. Watch for registration details to come.

Spring Creek Walk

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As a part of City of Toronto’s “Ravine Days” celebration, we invite you to explore the surprising biodiversity of Spring Creek on a nature walk led by High Park Nature Centre’s creek geek Antoine Boyer. Investigate historical maps to see how ravines age over time; compare human impacts on different tributaries; discover an underground aquifer and consider what we can do to ensure Toronto’s ravines are both healthy and functional ecosystems for future generations.

Dawn Chorus

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Calling all early birds! Flock to High Park at the crack of dawn for a quiet hike to a secluded spot to hear the morning chorus of birdsong as the sun rises. Tons of songbirds will be passing through during spring migration as Toronto is on a bird superhighway. Experienced birders will be on hand to help identify the birds we hear and see. No pre-registration is required and this is a free event. And - there will be coffee! NOTE: Please check www.highparknaturecentre.com for updates as the event will be cancelled in the event of heavy rain or wind. This event is part of the 2018 Toronto Bird Celebration, coordinated by Bird Studies Canada, running from May 12-May 27.

Little Kickers North York Open House

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Little Kickers is a positive, fun-filled pre-school soccer program executed in a friendly, pressure-free environment for children ages 18 month – 7 years of age. At the Open House you will be able to: register for classes, pick up uniforms, play original Little Kickers games, take photos at the photo station, and meet the coaches. Fundraising Raffle will be held for Little Kickers Malawi. Prizes include: 6 free classes, soccer equipment, and TFC tickets. Used Little Kickers uniforms will also be collected for Little Kickers Malawi. A child will receive 1 free Little Kickers class for every used Little Kicker uniform donation.

Science Rendezvous

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UOIT and DC welcome inquiring minds of all ages to Science Rendezvous 2018, where people and science meet: a hands-on opportunity to explore and create! Meet the scientists who turn innovative research ideas into real solutions for society.

ROM Saturday Club

Description

April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

Art Date with Mom on Mother's Day!

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Bond with Mom as you get creative with a paint date at Paintlounge! We’ve got some fun ideas for you this Mother’s Day – no art skills required. All supplies and materials are included, and our artist staff can help you create art on a canvas. Sessions include access to our free self-serve cafe bar!

Mother's Day Open House!

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Here’s a great way to spend some time with your Mom, wife, sister, that special lady in your life, or the entire family on Mother’s Day. If you live near Port Perry, Ont., take the family on a leisurely drive through the countryside to visit the mares and foals at Tara Hills Stud Farm! On Sunday, May 13, Tara Hills Stud Farm in Port Perry, Ont., will be opening their farm to the general public for a special Mother’s Day Open House, showcasing their mares, foals, stallions and facilities, providing a great opportunity for people who don’t normally have a chance to visit a horse farm to connect with the horses and the people in the Standardbred industry. This event is FREE to the general public! Tara Hills Stud Farm will host their event from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tara Hills Stud, one of North America’s premiere Standardbred breeding farms, is owned and operated by David Heffering. This is Tara Hills Farm’s first Mother’s Day Open House event. In addition to seeing the mares and foals, visitors will also have the opportunity to meet some of North America’s top ranked stallions including Kadabra and Muscle Mass. Tara Hills Stud Farm 13700 Mast Rd. Port Perry, Ont. L9L 1B5 Phone # - 1-877-828-6057

Mother's Day Craft Market

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Looking for something special to do with mom on Mother’s Day? Join us on May 13th for a Mother’s Day Craft Market! The first 100 moms will receive a free long-stem rose!! This event will feature over 80 vendors selling handmade goods, unique gifts and baked treats, spring-themed family portraits by Jevonna Wynter Photography, live music by Bonnie Wilson from Merry Melodies, henna tattoos by Zeenat Henna Art, a huge charity raffle benefiting Art with a Heart, door prizes, free craft tables for the kids, and a scavenger hunt with prizes! Check out our website at http://www.wholesomehomeevents.ca Our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/wholesomehomeevents And our event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/159189868138918 Interested in being a vendor? Please send an email to Crystal at wholesomehomeevents@gmail.com with some photos of what you make or a link to your website. Thank you!

Sunday Mother's Day Tea at the Museum

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Celebrate Mother’s Day in Victorian style this spring at the Oshawa Museum in Lakeview Park. The Museum will be hosting two Victorian-themed Mother’s Day teas to celebrate our Moms and pay homage to the Moms who helped establish Oshawa. Enjoy homemade sandwiches, scones, desserts and of course tea! Follow it up with a guided tour of the Museum. Sunday, May 13 at 11:30 am. Adults $15, Children $7.50, OHS members $10. A credit card number is required for booking over the phone. A second sitting will be added if necessary. Please phone 905-436-7624 ext. 106 to make a reservation. Tickets can also be purchased through eventbrite.ca

ROM Saturday Club

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April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

Discovery Days for Seniors

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15% off zoo admission 65+ and CARP members with valid card*) Monday, April 9, 2018 Monday, May 14, 2018 and Monday, June 11, 2018 Join us for our new Seniors Discovery Days. All guests, 65+ and CARP members with a valid ID card will receive 15 % off admission, 15% discounts at Caribou Cafe and Africa Restaurant on select items and a special “bundle” offer, 10% off in Zootique (extra10% off for seniors who are members) and 15% off senior’s memberships. The Zoo will also open at 9:00am for our Seniors Discovery Day guests 65+ and Carp Members. Exclusive Tours for Seniors 65+ and CARP Members (free with admission) as part of Discovery Days For Seniors Join one of our knowledgeable Volunteer guides as they bring the Zoo to life with “insider” stories and fun facts about our animals and plants. Tours are approximately 1.5 hours in length and will focus on different themes over the three dates. Tours start at 9:00 am* and are offered on Monday April 9 (Topic – Zoos & Conservation, including a visit to our new Animal Hospital viewing gallery), Monday, May 14 (Topic – Zoo Moms), and Monday, June 11 (Topic – Seeing the Greener Side of the Zoo, including a tour through our greenhouses and tropical pavilions). Please note: tours do not go behind the scenes. Limited spaces available! Reserve your spot today by contacting Volunteer Services at least one week in advance by submitting your request to tzvolunteers@torontozoo.ca OR by calling 416-392-5942.

ROM Saturday Club

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April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

ROMKids Junior

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Spring Season: April 3 - June 2 $200 Inspire your toddler's imagination and sense of discovery as you explore the ROM's collection of art, history, and nature through the eyes of a child. Bring your child on an eight-week sensory adventure as you tour galleries with our early learning instructors, and join them in creative play-based activities, and social interaction in a classroom setting. Meet other parents, caregivers, and children and engage your child in interactive learning for life. For children ages 2 to 4, accompanied by an adult. Siblings of participants under 2 years old welcome free of charge. 8 week sessions with classes offered on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday. Tuesday & Wednesday: morning classes are 9:30am - 11:30am & afternoon classes are 1:00pm - 3:00pm. Saturday: morning class is 9:30am - 11:30am & afternoon class is 1:30pm - 3:30pm. Pre-registration is required. Limited space is available. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

ROM Saturday Club

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April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

ROM Saturday Club

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April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

ROM Saturday Club

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April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

ROM Saturday Club

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April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

World Turtle Day

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Saturday, May 19, 2018 10am to 4pm Free with zoo admission Visit the Americas Wetland to learn how to identify all eight of Ontario’s turtles, help Ontario turtles through our Turtle Tally citizen science programme’s improved online form and new app, and play turtle themed games with kid-friendly prizes! Americas Wetlands area will be packed full of excitement with terrific turtle games, air brush tattoos, and Bobbers our huggable Blanding’s turtle mascot! Don’t miss out on our turtle bouncy castle*, where your $2 donation goes directly to the Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme projects. Also, visit the Indo-Malayan pavilion from 11:30-12:30 and 1:30-3pm to see and learn about caring for turtles and tortoises in captivity. *waiver required.

The Birds Are Back In Town - Family Nature Walk

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It's been a long journey but High Park's migrating birds are back in full force! Come hike through the woods to listen and look for our feathered friends. This is a FREE all-ages event, great for the whole family! Suggested donation of $2-$5 per person.

ROM Saturday Club

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April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

Turtle Tots Parent & Tot Program

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Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20, 2018 10:00am to 11:30am ticketed Turtle Tots Parent & Tot Program They may be slow and steady but you try carrying your home around on your back! No matter where you find them, in the desert or in the ocean, turtles and tortoises are tops. Included Educational playtime (artistic, imaginative, dramatic, active, etc.) Special outreach animal visitor $18(Member), $28(Non-Member). Participants must be age 2 to 4 with a parent. Cost is per individual and will be the same price for child and adult. Minimum registration one adult and one child. http://education.torontozoo.com/products/1099804-turtle-tots.aspx

ROM Saturday Club

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April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

Turtle Tots Parent & Tot Program

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Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20, 2018 10:00am to 11:30am ticketed Turtle Tots Parent & Tot Program They may be slow and steady but you try carrying your home around on your back! No matter where you find them, in the desert or in the ocean, turtles and tortoises are tops. Included Educational playtime (artistic, imaginative, dramatic, active, etc.) Special outreach animal visitor $18(Member), $28(Non-Member). Participants must be age 2 to 4 with a parent. Cost is per individual and will be the same price for child and adult. Minimum registration one adult and one child. http://education.torontozoo.com/products/1099804-turtle-tots.aspx

ROM Saturday Club

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April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

ROMKids Junior

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Spring Season: April 3 - June 2 $200 Inspire your toddler's imagination and sense of discovery as you explore the ROM's collection of art, history, and nature through the eyes of a child. Bring your child on an eight-week sensory adventure as you tour galleries with our early learning instructors, and join them in creative play-based activities, and social interaction in a classroom setting. Meet other parents, caregivers, and children and engage your child in interactive learning for life. For children ages 2 to 4, accompanied by an adult. Siblings of participants under 2 years old welcome free of charge. 8 week sessions with classes offered on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday. Tuesday & Wednesday: morning classes are 9:30am - 11:30am & afternoon classes are 1:00pm - 3:00pm. Saturday: morning class is 9:30am - 11:30am & afternoon class is 1:30pm - 3:30pm. Pre-registration is required. Limited space is available. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

ROM Saturday Club

Description

April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

ROM Saturday Club

Description

April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

ROM Saturday Club

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April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

Outside Looking In's Annual Student Matinee Performance - Indigenous Youth Dancing to the Music of the 70s! Hosted by YTVs SUKI

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Attention School Groups (grades K-12) and Youth Organizations*! On May 25th bring your students to cheer on our Indigenous youth performers from across Canada, as they perform the latest dance moves to the hippest music! Starting at 10:30 a.m. get the chance to learn about OLI youth, their communities, and what made them aspire to travel to perform at the Sony Centre of the Performing Arts. Before the Matinee Show, there will be an opportunity to come early and listen to the OLI Alumni-led panel, that will be mediated by the Right Honourable Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Youth Council Member, Gregory Francis. If you or your group are interested, please indicate on the survey at the end of your ticket purchase. Tickets are only $5 for more information on the event and how to purchase tickets visit here: www.sonycentre.ca/calendar-event-details/?id=406&password=Matinee To learn more about Outside Looking In, visit here: www.olishow.com/ Date: Friday, May 25th, 2018 Start Time: 10:30am - 11:00am Running time: 2 hours and 15 minutes including the intermission Location: Sony Centre of the Performing Arts Cost: Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased here. Panel Mediator: Right Honourable Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Youth Council Member, Gregory Francis *Youth only - (ages 5 - 25). Groups must be accompanied by a chaperone. Please note, all online orders must be paid by credit card. To order 100+ seats, groups who would like to pay by cheque or cash, or groups who require accessible seating, please contact the Sony Centre Box Office directly at 416-916-7878 or email bookings@sonycentre.ca.

ROM Saturday Club

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April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.

ROM Saturday Club

Description

April 7 - June 2 $270 1/2 day for 8 weeks 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.