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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...

Winter Wonderland

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Explore our Canadian Winter. Participate in games and winter crafts as a family. Bring your own mug for a hot chocolate treat! All Ages. Drop-in. Space limited by room capacity.

Kids Night Out Valentine's Party

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Kids Night Out is open to school aged children. Tonight we're celebrating Valentines with a super cute project, a few games, pizza, drink and dessert. We'll fire their masterpieces to a super shiny glass like finish, ready for pick up the following week. Sorry, no parents allowed for this event. #kids #Kids night out #ceramics #crafts #fun #oshawa #valentines

ROMKids Day Camp

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Looking for something to do with the kids on their school PD Days? Join us at the ROM for a day at camp! Kids have special access to hands-on learning at the Museum. Register your kids ages 5 – 14 for a full day of ROM Camp. This one-day version of our popular Summer Club program provides a full day of supervised educational activities, art projects, science experiments, and more! 9 am - 4 pm $85

Toronto Light Festival 2019

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The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Family Day Weekend at Ontario Place

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This Family Day weekend, explore Toronto’s winter oasis on the waterfront and create new memories to last a lifetime. In addition to our regular winter program and renowned Winter Light Exhibition, we are excited to host back-to-back DJ Skate Parties with DJ Fawn Big Canoe and DJ Shane Mackinnon, a YMCA Kids Winter Pop Up and a complimentary screening of A Beautiful Planet at the Cinesphere. For those artistically inclined, Art Tonite will host paint nights Saturday and Sunday and SPFX Kids will be onsite for a series of special effects classes and face painting for kids. Plan your Family Day at Ontario Place, where there is something special for everyone!

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! Fuelled 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)!

Babysitting Course (Session 2)

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[Ages 11 to 15] Courtice Branch, The Great Room Saturday, February 16th, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and Sunday, February 17th, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. [please note the different times each day] Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. Cost $60; includes participant manual. Recommended that attendees bring a lunch or snack. This course teaches your teen the fundamental skills they need to start their own babysitting service. A Red Cross certified instructor from React Right Safety Services teaches the class. Topics include: - How to give appropriate care for infants, toddlers and school-aged children; - Dealing with basic First Aid emergencies; - How to recognize potential hazards; - What parents expect of a babysitter; - How to safely find customers; and - Rural babysitting. Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on! Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge. Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

Cupcake Painting Party for Charity

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Join us this Family Day long weekend as we paint for a great cause! National Cupcake Day™ is the most scrumptious way to show your support for animals in need of your help. The Cupcake Painting party combines two awesome things that Winged Canvas stands for: supporting our local SPCA, and making sweet paintings! Our artist instructors will teach you how to create a colourful cupcake painting, step-by-step, and participants have lots of room for creativity! $45/painter includes all painting materials, step by step instruction, and refreshments (coffee/tea and a cupcake!) 50% of proceeds support the Markham Cat Adoption and Education Centre

Saturday Club

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One of the city's most creative and diverse day camps for 79 years, we offer an exciting array of fun, activity-based programs inspired by our world-class Museum! 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.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

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The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Green Art in Action!

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Hey teens! Earn high school community service hours and create something enlightening. Collaborate with others to create two murals that reflect the environment and your natural surroundings. The murals will be publicly displayed in time for Earth Day. This program will be led by a professional artist from VIBE Arts For more info, and to sign up, visit: https://bit.ly/2CX5sx2. Reoccurring dates: February 9, 16, 23 and March 2, 9, 23, 2019.

Family Day Weekend at Ontario Place

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This Family Day weekend, explore Toronto’s winter oasis on the waterfront and create new memories to last a lifetime. In addition to our regular winter program and renowned Winter Light Exhibition, we are excited to host back-to-back DJ Skate Parties with DJ Fawn Big Canoe and DJ Shane Mackinnon, a YMCA Kids Winter Pop Up and a complimentary screening of A Beautiful Planet at the Cinesphere. For those artistically inclined, Art Tonite will host paint nights Saturday and Sunday and SPFX Kids will be onsite for a series of special effects classes and face painting for kids. Plan your Family Day at Ontario Place, where there is something special for everyone!

KidsfestTO

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The much-anticipated KidsfestTO, happening at the International Centre, Family Day Long Weekend 2019 is back and is gearing up to provide laughter, fun and play for kids 12 and under. Kids Fest Toronto has more than thirty themed inflatables that are blown-up and ready for action. That’s 80,000 square feet of pure fun. Children can slide, ride and bounce all day. Inflatables range from large slides to toddler appropriate rides. On top of the fabulous inflatables, KidsfestTO offers, shows, interactive activities, games, crafts and more. Come be a part of North America’s largest indoor inflatables and bouncers.

Hamilton Kids-Fest 2019

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Hamilton Kids-Fest offers great Family Day weekend fun 80,000+ square feet of inflatables, shows, shopping, laughs & museum fun! What: Hamilton Kids-Fest -- Canada's largest indoor inflatable festival returns on Family Day Weekend! Blown up and ready for play will be some of North America's largest indoor inflatable rides. Kids will jump, bounce, slide, crawl and laugh their way through the day. All this, in addition to shows, interactive activities, games, crafts, character meet-and-greets, full access to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and more! Geared toward children 12 and under, this weekend will be chalked full of entertainment! Included with your admission will be a number of activities and stage shows: • Unlimited all-day rides on North America’s largest indoor inflatables • Meet Dusty Crophopper – Star of Disney Planes • Hands on Exotics – Stage Shows • Kids entertainers • Children’s Market Place • Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum exhibits and more! And for a little extra fee, kids can enjoy: • Petting Zoo by Hands on Exotics • Carnival games • Face painting • Glitter Tattoos • Ceramic make-it & take-it When: Saturday, February 16 10-5pm Sunday, February 17 10-5pm Monday, February 18 10-5pm (Family Day) Where: Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum – 9280 Airport Road, Hamilton, ON L0R 1W0 Cost: Kids all-day wristbands (includes rides & admission): $25 (incl. tax), Adults $10.00 (incl. tax), Family Pack $60.00 (2 Adults Admission and 2 Kids Admission) Free parking Web: www.Kids-Fest.ca Media contact: Gina Downes - Tel: 905-779-0422 - Email: Gina@Kids-Fest.ca www.Kids-Fest.ca https://www.facebook.com/HamiltonKidsFest/?ref=bookmarks

Family Day Weekend at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre

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Feb 16, 17, 18, 2019 Enjoy outdoor family fun for all ages, all weekend long. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or expert, explore 27 km. of groomed cross-country ski trails (classic + skate) or 10 km. of dedicated snowshoe paths. Sat. Feb 16 and Sun. Feb 17, 2019 reserve a guided night snowshoe hike (for ages 10+). Families will love the Scavenger Hunt and wooden sculptures, Children’s Adventure Playground and roasting s’mores over an outdoor fire pit. Relax at the Warm-up Café (Lookout Point) and the main cabin. Also available: equipment rentals, wax hut, lessons, snack bar + gift shop. Details: www.sceniccaves.com

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! Fuelled 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)!

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Family Day Weekend at Ontario Place

Description

This Family Day weekend, explore Toronto’s winter oasis on the waterfront and create new memories to last a lifetime. In addition to our regular winter program and renowned Winter Light Exhibition, we are excited to host back-to-back DJ Skate Parties with DJ Fawn Big Canoe and DJ Shane Mackinnon, a YMCA Kids Winter Pop Up and a complimentary screening of A Beautiful Planet at the Cinesphere. For those artistically inclined, Art Tonite will host paint nights Saturday and Sunday and SPFX Kids will be onsite for a series of special effects classes and face painting for kids. Plan your Family Day at Ontario Place, where there is something special for everyone!

KidsfestTO

Description

The much-anticipated KidsfestTO, happening at the International Centre, Family Day Long Weekend 2019 is back and is gearing up to provide laughter, fun and play for kids 12 and under. Kids Fest Toronto has more than thirty themed inflatables that are blown-up and ready for action. That’s 80,000 square feet of pure fun. Children can slide, ride and bounce all day. Inflatables range from large slides to toddler appropriate rides. On top of the fabulous inflatables, KidsfestTO offers, shows, interactive activities, games, crafts and more. Come be a part of North America’s largest indoor inflatables and bouncers.

Hamilton Kids-Fest 2019

Description

Hamilton Kids-Fest offers great Family Day weekend fun 80,000+ square feet of inflatables, shows, shopping, laughs & museum fun! What: Hamilton Kids-Fest -- Canada's largest indoor inflatable festival returns on Family Day Weekend! Blown up and ready for play will be some of North America's largest indoor inflatable rides. Kids will jump, bounce, slide, crawl and laugh their way through the day. All this, in addition to shows, interactive activities, games, crafts, character meet-and-greets, full access to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and more! Geared toward children 12 and under, this weekend will be chalked full of entertainment! Included with your admission will be a number of activities and stage shows: • Unlimited all-day rides on North America’s largest indoor inflatables • Meet Dusty Crophopper – Star of Disney Planes • Hands on Exotics – Stage Shows • Kids entertainers • Children’s Market Place • Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum exhibits and more! And for a little extra fee, kids can enjoy: • Petting Zoo by Hands on Exotics • Carnival games • Face painting • Glitter Tattoos • Ceramic make-it & take-it When: Saturday, February 16 10-5pm Sunday, February 17 10-5pm Monday, February 18 10-5pm (Family Day) Where: Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum – 9280 Airport Road, Hamilton, ON L0R 1W0 Cost: Kids all-day wristbands (includes rides & admission): $25 (incl. tax), Adults $10.00 (incl. tax), Family Pack $60.00 (2 Adults Admission and 2 Kids Admission) Free parking Web: www.Kids-Fest.ca Media contact: Gina Downes - Tel: 905-779-0422 - Email: Gina@Kids-Fest.ca www.Kids-Fest.ca https://www.facebook.com/HamiltonKidsFest/?ref=bookmarks

Family Day Weekend at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre

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Feb 16, 17, 18, 2019 Enjoy outdoor family fun for all ages, all weekend long. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or expert, explore 27 km. of groomed cross-country ski trails (classic + skate) or 10 km. of dedicated snowshoe paths. Sat. Feb 16 and Sun. Feb 17, 2019 reserve a guided night snowshoe hike (for ages 10+). Families will love the Scavenger Hunt and wooden sculptures, Children’s Adventure Playground and roasting s’mores over an outdoor fire pit. Relax at the Warm-up Café (Lookout Point) and the main cabin. Also available: equipment rentals, wax hut, lessons, snack bar + gift shop. Details: www.sceniccaves.com

Danse dans la Neige Family Day Festival

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Live Music. Dance Workshops. Outdoor Activities. Art Workshops. Warm Drinks & Cookie Decorating. Coinciding with the end of the Winter Carnival in Quebec City, this festival will offer art and dance activities for the whole family, celebrating the art of avant-garde artist Françoise Sullivan and francophone culture. Free with gallery admission. For more information visit mcmichael.com.

Artefact Explosion

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On Family Day, join our Visitor Hosts from 12 – 4 pm, who will show you genuine Victorian and Edwardian era artefacts! Test out our new carpet sweeper, or hand pump butter churn, try photographing your friend with a vintage Kodak! Browse through Oshawa newspapers from Canada’s Centennial and Oshawa’s Semicentennial or 50th Anniversary as a City. Artefact Explosion is taking place in the Guy House and is free to explore! Museums tours are offered through the afternoon, and admission is by donation. On display in the Robinson House Galleries is Community Health in the 20th Century and A Carrying Place: Oshawa's Indigenous Story.

Family Day of Fun at Toronto's Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre

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The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre is keeping the “family” in Family Day with a full day of fun, interactive activities. Highlights include: Jump on bouncy castles, climb through tunnels and shoot some mini hoops in the ever-popular Jungle Gym. (Ages 0-6) 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Live on stage - Join Toy Story favourites Woody and Buzz Lightyear, together with some of their Toy Story friends, for a live, interactive stage performance at the MNjcc’s Al Green Theatre 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Teens can take advantage of the opportunity to work out with a Certified Personal Trainer at Teen Bootcamp – a 45-minute drop-in fitness class for teens only. 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Family Yoga offers families the opportunity to learn Yoga basics and discover a sense of happiness and peace within themselves, together. 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Splash Party in the MNjcc’s salt water pool with water toys and this year’s Toy Story theme is sure to be a splashing good time. 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Open to all and with a variety of programming, Family Day at the MNjcc promises to have something for everyone.

Cut, paste and explore! Epic all-day collage party on Family Day at the AGO

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It’s a collage party of epic proportions this Family Day at the AGO! Open from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., the museum will be bursting with activity, inspired by the larger than life portraits on view in Mickalene Thomas: Femmes Noires. There will be dance lessons by FlowHer House Collective in Walker Court, music by DJ Iced Misto, a family karaoke lounge in Galleria Italia, lessons in Zine making, collage making fun, family friendly tours, colour changing lemonade and much, much more. Visitors can save $10 off the cost of a family pass on Family Day when they purchase tickets online in advance at www.ago.ca.

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! Fuelled 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)!

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)!

VIP Kids Day at the Hockey Hall of Fame

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Kids receive VIP status this Family Day at the Hockey Hall of Fame – they’ll be greeted with a FREE GIFT, get to PLAY all day within five interactive zones, and can snap a PHOTO with HHOF mascot Slapshot, and of course, the Stanley Cup. Cap off the visit with a FREE KIDS MEAL at The Bottom Line Restaurant, located next to the Hall of Fame’s Spirit of Hockey Store.

Winter WonderLearn

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Courtice Branch Monday, February 18th 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Enjoy a free day of family fun at a festival designed to get you active, learn something new, and enjoy time together! Get STEAMed this Family Day holiday! Your family can discover amazing science, technology, engineering, arts, and math fun and activities! Take in an interactive science show with special guest, Mad Science! For more information and a full list of activities, please visit www.clarington-library.on.ca/wwl.

Winterfest: Family Day

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Celebrate Family Day at McLean Community Centre with various winter activities including library programs.

Family Day Painting Party!

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The Winged Canvas family invites your family to paint together in celebration of five incredible years as Markham’s Art Hub!, enjoy hot chocolate and light refreshments plus fun art activities. All ages welcome! We are excited to celebrate the Winged Canvas Family this February 18th with two of our signature step-by-step painting parties. Pick from painting a silhouette landscape or a cute polar bear, and go home a beautiful new masterpiece to hang up! Session 1 | 12:30 pm (polar bear theme) Session 2 | 3:30 pm (deer silhouette theme) $40 per painter includes all painting materials, a 9x12 canvas, step by step instruction, and light refreshments. Family Upgrade*: Additional painters can be added at $15/participant for a shared 16x20 canvas. *For example, a $40 ticket + $15 upgrade includes all painting materials for 2 participants on ONE 16x20 shared canvas

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Family Day Weekend at Ontario Place

Description

This Family Day weekend, explore Toronto’s winter oasis on the waterfront and create new memories to last a lifetime. In addition to our regular winter program and renowned Winter Light Exhibition, we are excited to host back-to-back DJ Skate Parties with DJ Fawn Big Canoe and DJ Shane Mackinnon, a YMCA Kids Winter Pop Up and a complimentary screening of A Beautiful Planet at the Cinesphere. For those artistically inclined, Art Tonite will host paint nights Saturday and Sunday and SPFX Kids will be onsite for a series of special effects classes and face painting for kids. Plan your Family Day at Ontario Place, where there is something special for everyone!

KidsfestTO

Description

The much-anticipated KidsfestTO, happening at the International Centre, Family Day Long Weekend 2019 is back and is gearing up to provide laughter, fun and play for kids 12 and under. Kids Fest Toronto has more than thirty themed inflatables that are blown-up and ready for action. That’s 80,000 square feet of pure fun. Children can slide, ride and bounce all day. Inflatables range from large slides to toddler appropriate rides. On top of the fabulous inflatables, KidsfestTO offers, shows, interactive activities, games, crafts and more. Come be a part of North America’s largest indoor inflatables and bouncers.

Hamilton Kids-Fest 2019

Description

Hamilton Kids-Fest offers great Family Day weekend fun 80,000+ square feet of inflatables, shows, shopping, laughs & museum fun! What: Hamilton Kids-Fest -- Canada's largest indoor inflatable festival returns on Family Day Weekend! Blown up and ready for play will be some of North America's largest indoor inflatable rides. Kids will jump, bounce, slide, crawl and laugh their way through the day. All this, in addition to shows, interactive activities, games, crafts, character meet-and-greets, full access to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and more! Geared toward children 12 and under, this weekend will be chalked full of entertainment! Included with your admission will be a number of activities and stage shows: • Unlimited all-day rides on North America’s largest indoor inflatables • Meet Dusty Crophopper – Star of Disney Planes • Hands on Exotics – Stage Shows • Kids entertainers • Children’s Market Place • Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum exhibits and more! And for a little extra fee, kids can enjoy: • Petting Zoo by Hands on Exotics • Carnival games • Face painting • Glitter Tattoos • Ceramic make-it & take-it When: Saturday, February 16 10-5pm Sunday, February 17 10-5pm Monday, February 18 10-5pm (Family Day) Where: Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum – 9280 Airport Road, Hamilton, ON L0R 1W0 Cost: Kids all-day wristbands (includes rides & admission): $25 (incl. tax), Adults $10.00 (incl. tax), Family Pack $60.00 (2 Adults Admission and 2 Kids Admission) Free parking Web: www.Kids-Fest.ca Media contact: Gina Downes - Tel: 905-779-0422 - Email: Gina@Kids-Fest.ca www.Kids-Fest.ca https://www.facebook.com/HamiltonKidsFest/?ref=bookmarks

Family Day Weekend at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre

Description

Feb 16, 17, 18, 2019 Enjoy outdoor family fun for all ages, all weekend long. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or expert, explore 27 km. of groomed cross-country ski trails (classic + skate) or 10 km. of dedicated snowshoe paths. Sat. Feb 16 and Sun. Feb 17, 2019 reserve a guided night snowshoe hike (for ages 10+). Families will love the Scavenger Hunt and wooden sculptures, Children’s Adventure Playground and roasting s’mores over an outdoor fire pit. Relax at the Warm-up Café (Lookout Point) and the main cabin. Also available: equipment rentals, wax hut, lessons, snack bar + gift shop. Details: www.sceniccaves.com

Danse dans la Neige Family Day Festival

Description

Live Music. Dance Workshops. Outdoor Activities. Art Workshops. Warm Drinks & Cookie Decorating. Coinciding with the end of the Winter Carnival in Quebec City, this festival will offer art and dance activities for the whole family, celebrating the art of avant-garde artist Françoise Sullivan and francophone culture. Free with gallery admission. For more information visit mcmichael.com.

ROM Kids Junior

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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. $200 per child; $180 per child for ROM Members.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Stop Motion Magic

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[Ages 8 and up] Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area Tuesdays, January 15th to March 5th 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Get creative with technology, and explore stop-motion animation! Create your own movie magic using Stikbots® and LEGO®, then finish the program session with a film festival! Share your creations with family and friends on the big screen and through the Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL! Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.

Amazing Math

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[Caregivers with children 2½ to 6 years] Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room Tuesdays, February 5th to March 5th 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Learn how math and numbers can be fun! Explore the connection between early literacy and mathematics with engaging stories, songs, and activities. Presented in partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

LEGO® Robotics Challenge

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[Ages 12 and up] Courtice Branch, The Great Room Wednesdays, January 16th to March 6th 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Take the LEGO Robotics Challenge! You and your teammates will tackle building and programming a LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robot. Compete in weekly challenges using motors and sensors to create a fully interactive robot that responds to its surroundings. Command your robots to move in circles, dance, speak, react when it sees colours, or throw a ball at a target. View past creations on the Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL!

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Caribbean Luminaries in the Fields of Literature, Politics and Sports

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In celebration of Black History Month, Mr. Raphael Francis will deliver a historical perspective of the West Indies. Learn about Caribbean Novelists, Poets, Nobel Peace Prize winners, Politicians and world-renowned Cricketers from the Islands. Register online.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Family Nature Walks

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Learn about the plants and animals in High Park from the young naturalists of the High Park Rangers group! We will explore woodlands and black oak savannah habitats to learn fascinating facts and connect with the nature surrounding us.

STEM Champions 2

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[Ages 9 to 13] Courtice Branch, The Great Room Saturday, February 23rd 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. No charge. The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Engineering Outreach will be visiting the Library this winter! These interactive workshops centre around the engineering design process. Learn about concepts such as coding, electricity, robotics, and so much more! Discover the applications of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in everyday life through hands-on activities. Presented in partnership with the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and the UOIT Engineering Outreach Office. Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.

Snowshoes and Snow-Clues at Claremont

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Discover the wonders of winter wildlife and identify tracks and signs of local animals. Try out snowshoeing and leave behind tracks of your own. In the event of a snow-free day, join us for a winter walk through the woods! This event will run rain/snow or shine. Please dress for the weather and wear closed-toed sturdy footwear. In the event of extreme weather, participants will be contacted with notice of cancellation. Snowshoes will be provided!

Family Owl Prowl

Description

Join us to learn all about the owls of High Park! We'll begin this event with an indoor interactive slideshow that will focus on owl adaptations, what they eat, where they live and the different species that can be found in Toronto. Each family will get to dissect a real owl pellet. The second half of the workshop will be a night hike through the trails of High Park to explore owl habitat, try our owl calls and (if we are really lucky) maybe see one of these amazing birds. Please bring a flashlight and dress for the weather. This is a family event; great for all ages! Dates and Times: February 23rd 6:00 to 8:00pm and March 2nd 6:00 to 8:00pm. Cost: $15/person or 20% off for 3 or more tickets purchased together (children 3 and under are free) We regret that this event is not wheelchair or stroller accessible. Tickets are non-refundable.

LittleBits, Cubelets and Makey Makey

Description

“Take a little bit of this and a little bit of that and what do you have? A lot of little bits! LittleBits Gadgets and Gizmos are electronic building blocks that kids snap together with magnets to create inventions. Cubelets are robot blocks that become robots. What will you do get your robot to do?” Have you ever tried to play the piano using tin foil? Makey Makey is an electronic tool that lets you program everyday objects (bananas, tin foil, pennies) so that they connect to your computer as keyboard and mouse clicks. Ages 10-14. Drop-in.

Saturday Club

Description

One of the city's most creative and diverse day camps for 79 years, we offer an exciting array of fun, activity-based programs inspired by our world-class Museum! 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.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Green Art in Action!

Description

Hey teens! Earn high school community service hours and create something enlightening. Collaborate with others to create two murals that reflect the environment and your natural surroundings. The murals will be publicly displayed in time for Earth Day. This program will be led by a professional artist from VIBE Arts For more info, and to sign up, visit: https://bit.ly/2CX5sx2. Reoccurring dates: February 9, 16, 23 and March 2, 9, 23, 2019.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

ROM Kids Junior

Description

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. $200 per child; $180 per child for ROM Members.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Stop Motion Magic

Description

[Ages 8 and up] Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area Tuesdays, January 15th to March 5th 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Get creative with technology, and explore stop-motion animation! Create your own movie magic using Stikbots® and LEGO®, then finish the program session with a film festival! Share your creations with family and friends on the big screen and through the Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL! Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.

Amazing Math

Description

[Caregivers with children 2½ to 6 years] Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room Tuesdays, February 5th to March 5th 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Learn how math and numbers can be fun! Explore the connection between early literacy and mathematics with engaging stories, songs, and activities. Presented in partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

LEGO® Robotics Challenge

Description

[Ages 12 and up] Courtice Branch, The Great Room Wednesdays, January 16th to March 6th 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Take the LEGO Robotics Challenge! You and your teammates will tackle building and programming a LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robot. Compete in weekly challenges using motors and sensors to create a fully interactive robot that responds to its surroundings. Command your robots to move in circles, dance, speak, react when it sees colours, or throw a ball at a target. View past creations on the Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL!

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Toronto Zoo’s NEW Polar Dip

Description

The Toronto Zoo is hosting its very first Polar Dip where participants will have the chance to “dip” into icy-cold waters to raise awareness for polar species conservation! PLUS join us after your dip in the Special Events Centre for a ‘Post-Splash Bash’. Special Events Centre opens at 10am and all Zoo guests are welcome to join in the celebrations. A registration fee of $100 is required to participate, but don’t stop there! You can continue to fundraise by collecting pledges from friends and family, or even dare them to join you by participating as part of a team! Plus, your participation in the Toronto Zoo Polar Dip will raise funds to support conservation of polar bears at the Toronto Zoo and in the wild. Bag/coat check and change rooms will be available to dippers at no extra charge. Please note that all participants must sign a waiver before participating.

Saturday Club

Description

One of the city's most creative and diverse day camps for 79 years, we offer an exciting array of fun, activity-based programs inspired by our world-class Museum! 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.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Green Art in Action!

Description

Hey teens! Earn high school community service hours and create something enlightening. Collaborate with others to create two murals that reflect the environment and your natural surroundings. The murals will be publicly displayed in time for Earth Day. This program will be led by a professional artist from VIBE Arts For more info, and to sign up, visit: https://bit.ly/2CX5sx2. Reoccurring dates: February 9, 16, 23 and March 2, 9, 23, 2019.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

ROMKids Day Camp

Description

Looking for something to do with the kids on their school PD Days? Join us at the ROM for a day at camp! Kids have special access to hands-on learning at the Museum. Register your kids ages 5 – 14 for a full day of ROM Camp. This one-day version of our popular Summer Club program provides a full day of supervised educational activities, art projects, science experiments, and more! Pre-registration is required. Limited space is available. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. $85.00 per child; $76.50 per child for ROM Members. Extended Care from 4 – 6 pm: $12 per child; $10 per child for ROM Members Mark your calendar for the following session dates: Friday, October 5, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018 Friday, December 7, 2018 Friday, January 18, 2019 Friday, February 15, 2019 Friday, June 7, 2019

Stop Motion Magic

Description

[Ages 8 and up] Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area Tuesdays, January 15th to March 5th 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Get creative with technology, and explore stop-motion animation! Create your own movie magic using Stikbots® and LEGO®, then finish the program session with a film festival! Share your creations with family and friends on the big screen and through the Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL! Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.

Amazing Math

Description

[Caregivers with children 2½ to 6 years] Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room Tuesdays, February 5th to March 5th 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Learn how math and numbers can be fun! Explore the connection between early literacy and mathematics with engaging stories, songs, and activities. Presented in partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

LEGO® Robotics Challenge

Description

[Ages 12 and up] Courtice Branch, The Great Room Wednesdays, January 16th to March 6th 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Take the LEGO Robotics Challenge! You and your teammates will tackle building and programming a LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robot. Compete in weekly challenges using motors and sensors to create a fully interactive robot that responds to its surroundings. Command your robots to move in circles, dance, speak, react when it sees colours, or throw a ball at a target. View past creations on the Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL!

Green Art in Action!

Description

Hey teens! Earn high school community service hours and create something enlightening. Collaborate with others to create two murals that reflect the environment and your natural surroundings. The murals will be publicly displayed in time for Earth Day. This program will be led by a professional artist from VIBE Arts For more info, and to sign up, visit: https://bit.ly/2CX5sx2. Reoccurring dates: February 9, 16, 23 and March 2, 9, 23, 2019.

Sugar Shack TO

Description

Tap into your true Canadian self this March Break at the 4th annual Sugar Shack TO, presented by Redpath! With real maple taffy, ice sculptures, interactive activities, music, skating (weather permitting), delicious food, a specialty bar and more, there is something for the whole family! Have a staycation and join us at Sherbourne Common to kick off March Break, March 9-10, 2019! www.sugarshackto.ca @sugarshackto

Maple Syrup by Lamplight

Description

March 9, 16, 22 & 23 Advance tickets required Tap into Spring with a magnificent evening that begins with a guided twilight tour of Kortright’s Maple sugar bush. Taste real maple syrup, visit our sugar shack and learn about old fashioned and modern methods of maple syrup production. Enjoy a warm campfire and fire-side treat! Please dress for the weather. All ticket sales are final.

Sugar Shack TO

Description

Tap into your true Canadian self this March Break at the 4th annual Sugar Shack TO, presented by Redpath! With real maple taffy, ice sculptures, interactive activities, music, skating (weather permitting), delicious food, a specialty bar and more, there is something for the whole family! Have a staycation and join us at Sherbourne Common to kick off March Break, March 9-10, 2019! www.sugarshackto.ca @sugarshackto

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! Fuelled 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)!

March Break Nature Camp!

Description

Come on an adventure with us this March Break! Campers will explore and learn about nature through active play, discovery and skill building. We will play games in the forest and have fun orienteering, tracking, creating nature art, making shelters and building a fire! A perfect setting for an outdoor March Break Camp, Lake St. George Field Centre is surrounded by mixed woodlands, open meadows and a beautiful kettle lake making it home for local wildlife populations. Every day will be an adventure in nature! For ages 6 to 12 years. Register for individual days or book the whole week and save! Optional extended care available and optional healthy, warm lunch available. All of our staff are Ontario certified teachers (OCT) who are trained in Standard First Aid and CPR. Camp activities will run snow or shine, so please be sure to dress your child appropriately for the weather. Lake St. George is a nut-free facility.

March Break at the Museum

Description

Travel back in time at the Oshawa Museum this March Break! Tour through Henry House dressed as a Victorian child, where you will meet friendly faces to show you how to do household chores in the Victorian era. Bring your favourite stuffed animal to Robinson House for a check up with our Stuffie Doctor, and then discover what Oshawa was like when the First Nations lived here over six hundred years ago! Tours are $5 per person and run Monday March 11 to Friday March 15; 9 am – 3 pm. All tours start in Guy House.

ArtVenture March Break Camps

Description

Get creative with hands-on artmaking, explore current exhibitions and hike the grounds to discover Canada’s landscape! Limited spots available. Register today!

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! Fuelled 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)!

March Break Nature Camp!

Description

Come on an adventure with us this March Break! Campers will explore and learn about nature through active play, discovery and skill building. We will play games in the forest and have fun orienteering, tracking, creating nature art, making shelters and building a fire! A perfect setting for an outdoor March Break Camp, Lake St. George Field Centre is surrounded by mixed woodlands, open meadows and a beautiful kettle lake making it home for local wildlife populations. Every day will be an adventure in nature! For ages 6 to 12 years. Register for individual days or book the whole week and save! Optional extended care available and optional healthy, warm lunch available. All of our staff are Ontario certified teachers (OCT) who are trained in Standard First Aid and CPR. Camp activities will run snow or shine, so please be sure to dress your child appropriately for the weather. Lake St. George is a nut-free facility.

March Break at the Museum

Description

Travel back in time at the Oshawa Museum this March Break! Tour through Henry House dressed as a Victorian child, where you will meet friendly faces to show you how to do household chores in the Victorian era. Bring your favourite stuffed animal to Robinson House for a check up with our Stuffie Doctor, and then discover what Oshawa was like when the First Nations lived here over six hundred years ago! Tours are $5 per person and run Monday March 11 to Friday March 15; 9 am – 3 pm. All tours start in Guy House.

ArtVenture March Break Camps

Description

Get creative with hands-on artmaking, explore current exhibitions and hike the grounds to discover Canada’s landscape! Limited spots available. Register today!

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! Fuelled 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)!

March Break Nature Camp!

Description

Come on an adventure with us this March Break! Campers will explore and learn about nature through active play, discovery and skill building. We will play games in the forest and have fun orienteering, tracking, creating nature art, making shelters and building a fire! A perfect setting for an outdoor March Break Camp, Lake St. George Field Centre is surrounded by mixed woodlands, open meadows and a beautiful kettle lake making it home for local wildlife populations. Every day will be an adventure in nature! For ages 6 to 12 years. Register for individual days or book the whole week and save! Optional extended care available and optional healthy, warm lunch available. All of our staff are Ontario certified teachers (OCT) who are trained in Standard First Aid and CPR. Camp activities will run snow or shine, so please be sure to dress your child appropriately for the weather. Lake St. George is a nut-free facility.

March Break at the Museum

Description

Travel back in time at the Oshawa Museum this March Break! Tour through Henry House dressed as a Victorian child, where you will meet friendly faces to show you how to do household chores in the Victorian era. Bring your favourite stuffed animal to Robinson House for a check up with our Stuffie Doctor, and then discover what Oshawa was like when the First Nations lived here over six hundred years ago! Tours are $5 per person and run Monday March 11 to Friday March 15; 9 am – 3 pm. All tours start in Guy House.

ArtVenture March Break Camps

Description

Get creative with hands-on artmaking, explore current exhibitions and hike the grounds to discover Canada’s landscape! Limited spots available. Register today!

Toronto Sportsmen's Show

Description

The largest of its kind in Canada, the Toronto Sportsmen’s Show has been bringing the best of outdoor adventure and travel to families for over 70 years. Running from March 13 to 17 and located at The International Centre, this five-day paradise for hunting and fishing enthusiasts offers the latest in outdoor gear, destinations, free seminars and fun activities the whole family can enjoy. Sportsmen attendees will relish in the show’s most popular and exciting attractions like West Coast Lumberjack Show and chainsaw carver presented by Husqvarna, to reeling in a share of over $75,000 in prizes from the Casting Pond, to getting up close to live reptiles and birds with Speaking of Wildlife, to furry entertainment from the WoofJocks Canine All Stars performing the ultimate dog show, and much more! Tickets ($20 for adults, $15 for seniors 60+, $13 for juniors aged 13-17; free for Children 12 years and under) can be purchased on-site or online. The show runs from 10:00am to 7:00pm Wednesday – Saturday (March 13-16) and Sunday (March 17) from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Free parking! For further details visit https://www.torontosportshow.ca/.

Babysitting Course (Session 3)

Description

[Ages 11 to 15] Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room Thursday, March 14th 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. Cost $60; includes participant manual. Recommended that attendees bring a lunch or snack. This course teaches your teen the fundamental skills they need to start their own babysitting service. A Red Cross certified instructor from React Right Safety Services teaches the class. Topics include: - How to give appropriate care for infants, toddlers and school-aged children; - Dealing with basic First Aid emergencies; - How to recognize potential hazards; - What parents expect of a babysitter; - How to safely find customers; and - Rural babysitting. Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on! Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge. Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

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! Fuelled 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)!

March Break Nature Camp!

Description

Come on an adventure with us this March Break! Campers will explore and learn about nature through active play, discovery and skill building. We will play games in the forest and have fun orienteering, tracking, creating nature art, making shelters and building a fire! A perfect setting for an outdoor March Break Camp, Lake St. George Field Centre is surrounded by mixed woodlands, open meadows and a beautiful kettle lake making it home for local wildlife populations. Every day will be an adventure in nature! For ages 6 to 12 years. Register for individual days or book the whole week and save! Optional extended care available and optional healthy, warm lunch available. All of our staff are Ontario certified teachers (OCT) who are trained in Standard First Aid and CPR. Camp activities will run snow or shine, so please be sure to dress your child appropriately for the weather. Lake St. George is a nut-free facility.

March Break at the Museum

Description

Travel back in time at the Oshawa Museum this March Break! Tour through Henry House dressed as a Victorian child, where you will meet friendly faces to show you how to do household chores in the Victorian era. Bring your favourite stuffed animal to Robinson House for a check up with our Stuffie Doctor, and then discover what Oshawa was like when the First Nations lived here over six hundred years ago! Tours are $5 per person and run Monday March 11 to Friday March 15; 9 am – 3 pm. All tours start in Guy House.

ArtVenture March Break Camps

Description

Get creative with hands-on artmaking, explore current exhibitions and hike the grounds to discover Canada’s landscape! Limited spots available. Register today!

Toronto Sportsmen's Show

Description

The largest of its kind in Canada, the Toronto Sportsmen’s Show has been bringing the best of outdoor adventure and travel to families for over 70 years. Running from March 13 to 17 and located at The International Centre, this five-day paradise for hunting and fishing enthusiasts offers the latest in outdoor gear, destinations, free seminars and fun activities the whole family can enjoy. Sportsmen attendees will relish in the show’s most popular and exciting attractions like West Coast Lumberjack Show and chainsaw carver presented by Husqvarna, to reeling in a share of over $75,000 in prizes from the Casting Pond, to getting up close to live reptiles and birds with Speaking of Wildlife, to furry entertainment from the WoofJocks Canine All Stars performing the ultimate dog show, and much more! Tickets ($20 for adults, $15 for seniors 60+, $13 for juniors aged 13-17; free for Children 12 years and under) can be purchased on-site or online. The show runs from 10:00am to 7:00pm Wednesday – Saturday (March 13-16) and Sunday (March 17) from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Free parking! For further details visit https://www.torontosportshow.ca/.

March Break Nature Camp!

Description

Come on an adventure with us this March Break! Campers will explore and learn about nature through active play, discovery and skill building. We will play games in the forest and have fun orienteering, tracking, creating nature art, making shelters and building a fire! A perfect setting for an outdoor March Break Camp, Lake St. George Field Centre is surrounded by mixed woodlands, open meadows and a beautiful kettle lake making it home for local wildlife populations. Every day will be an adventure in nature! For ages 6 to 12 years. Register for individual days or book the whole week and save! Optional extended care available and optional healthy, warm lunch available. All of our staff are Ontario certified teachers (OCT) who are trained in Standard First Aid and CPR. Camp activities will run snow or shine, so please be sure to dress your child appropriately for the weather. Lake St. George is a nut-free facility.

March Break at the Museum

Description

Travel back in time at the Oshawa Museum this March Break! Tour through Henry House dressed as a Victorian child, where you will meet friendly faces to show you how to do household chores in the Victorian era. Bring your favourite stuffed animal to Robinson House for a check up with our Stuffie Doctor, and then discover what Oshawa was like when the First Nations lived here over six hundred years ago! Tours are $5 per person and run Monday March 11 to Friday March 15; 9 am – 3 pm. All tours start in Guy House.

ArtVenture March Break Camps

Description

Get creative with hands-on artmaking, explore current exhibitions and hike the grounds to discover Canada’s landscape! Limited spots available. Register today!

Toronto Sportsmen's Show

Description

The largest of its kind in Canada, the Toronto Sportsmen’s Show has been bringing the best of outdoor adventure and travel to families for over 70 years. Running from March 13 to 17 and located at The International Centre, this five-day paradise for hunting and fishing enthusiasts offers the latest in outdoor gear, destinations, free seminars and fun activities the whole family can enjoy. Sportsmen attendees will relish in the show’s most popular and exciting attractions like West Coast Lumberjack Show and chainsaw carver presented by Husqvarna, to reeling in a share of over $75,000 in prizes from the Casting Pond, to getting up close to live reptiles and birds with Speaking of Wildlife, to furry entertainment from the WoofJocks Canine All Stars performing the ultimate dog show, and much more! Tickets ($20 for adults, $15 for seniors 60+, $13 for juniors aged 13-17; free for Children 12 years and under) can be purchased on-site or online. The show runs from 10:00am to 7:00pm Wednesday – Saturday (March 13-16) and Sunday (March 17) from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Free parking! For further details visit https://www.torontosportshow.ca/.