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Family Fun at Local Fall Fairs

09/01/2018

Categories Family Fun

There's nothing quite like a country fall fair to get you in the mood for the change of seasons. Midway rides, horse shows, demolition derbys, live music, fast food and so much more. It's always so...

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Summer Camp Guide: SPORTS edition

06/14/2018

Categories Family Fun Home

School's out... if you need help planning your kids' summer activities, here's our popular 2018 Summer Camp Guide full of fabulous SPORTS camps from across Durham Region and the GTA!

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Summer Camp Guide: ARTS and SCIENCE edition

06/14/2018

Categories Family Fun Parent Picks Home

School's out... if you need help planning your kids' summer activities, here's our popular 2018 Summer Camp Guide full of fabulous ARTS & SCIENCE camps from across Durham Region and the GTA!

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Summer Camp Guide: Overnight and General Day Camps edition

06/14/2018

Categories Family Fun Parent Picks Home

School's out... if you need help planning your kids' summer activities, here's our popular 2018 Summer Camp Guide full of fabulous Overnight and General Day Camps from across Durham Region and the...

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Local Splash Pads and Water Parks

06/11/2018

Categories Family Fun Family Guides Home

One of the best ways to keep the kids cool (and active) this summer, is to hit one of the many fabulous local splash pads. We've compiled a list of some of our favourite places where you can take...

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Canada Day Scavenger Hunt

06/06/2018

Categories Family Fun Home

Everyone loves a good scavenger hunt! Here's a great one to help celebrate Canada's Birthday. Depending on the age of the kids, you can either hide these items around the house and backyard for the...

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Family Summer Fun Guide

06/01/2018

Categories Family Fun Family Guides

There are so many fabulous things to do with the kids for summer. We're showcasing a few of our favourites, from water parks to big city attractions to weekend getaways and fun day trips plus so...

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Victoria Day Weekend Fireworks & Festivities in Southern Ontario (2018)

05/13/2018

Categories Family Fun Family Guides

There are some great festivals and fireworks going on this May Long Weekend: you may just have to drive a little bit to visit them. From Blue Mountain to Niagara Falls to Bowmanville... explore...

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Summer Camp - A Sound Investment in Youth By: Mari-Beth Crysler (Director, Camp Wabikon)

04/30/2018

Categories Family Fun

Having spent over 35 summers at camp, as a camper, counsellor and director, I was pleased to read the findings of a recent study called The Canadian Summer Camp Research Project

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Top 5 items for outdoor fun!

04/20/2018

Categories Family Fun

Spring is finally here! The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and the grass is green. It's the perfect time to encourage your children to get OUTSIDE and get active! There are so many fun...

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Summer Camp Guide for Durham and the GTA

04/17/2018

Categories Family Fun Family Guides Home

Need help planning your kid's summer activities? Here's our 2018 Summer Camp Guide full of fabulous summer camps from across Durham Region, Toronto and the GTA! Whatever your child's interest (from...

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Easter Weekend Guide to local family fun

03/29/2018

Categories Family Fun Home

Easter Weekend is upon us! Whether you want to head out to a traditional Easter Egg Hunt somewhere local or attend an Easter Parade, we've got the lowdown on all your options. Read on to find some...

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Birthday Party Planning Guide

03/29/2018

Categories Family Fun Family Guides

Birthday Parties are always lots of fun, leaving everyone with great memories, but they're hard work to plan!! We've got some great ideas here to help you plan your little one's special day,...

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Reading Rocks: Kid's Books for Spring

03/20/2018

Categories Family Fun

Spring is finally here and we've got some great kids books to recommend about this very welcome season. We are always happy to review special kids books, so feel free to email us at...

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Celebrate Canadian Spring with a visit to a local Maple Syrup Festival

03/19/2018

Categories Family Fun Home

After a long winter, it's always a treat to feel the warm sunshine, hear the birds singing and go for a walk in the woods. You can do all this and more when you visit a local maple syrup farm......

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March Break Family Fun Guide for Durham Region and Toronto area (2018)

02/15/2018

Categories Family Fun Family Guides Home

March Break is coming up soon and we've got it covered across Durham Region and the Toronto area (GTA)! We have the scoop on local shows, special events, indoor fun and outdoor activities here in...

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Fun Family Board Games for a Wintery Day!

01/01/2018

Categories Family Fun Parent Picks

Snowy and super cold days can sometimes keep the kids inside and anxious for something fun to do. Pull out a board game and gather the whole family around the table. There are so many great games...

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Tobogganing around Durham Region

12/30/2017

Categories Family Fun

Here are Durham Region's parent picks for tobogganing hot spots from Ajax, to Oshawa to Whitby and beyond. If you have a hot spot to suggest that's not listed, please let email us at...

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Santa's Parade Schedule for Durham Region and the GTA (2017)

10/29/2017

Categories Family Fun Home

HO, HO, HO!! It's that time of year again. Watching your local Santa Claus Parade is a great way to get into the holiday spirit. Santa is one busy guy, he's making stops in Pickering, Oshawa,...

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Traditional Pumpkin Carving Techniques By Colleen Dorsey

09/27/2017

Categories Family Fun Home Crafts

Here they are, the very essentials of pumpkin carving! By following these steps that you probably had down pat when you were a kid, you can get carving with any traditional pumpkin carving pattern....

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