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Easter Weekend is here! 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 great Easter ideas as well as tons of family fun activities in Durham Region and the GTA.
 
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Centreville’s Easter EGGstravaganza

Centreville’s Easter EGGstravaganza presented by Lindt Gold Bunny is coming back to Centre Island this Easter weekend! This egg-citing event features some of your family's favourite rides, face painting, activities, and of course the Easter Egg hunt! Collect brightly coloured eggs and redeem them for an amazing goodie bag with goodies from Lindt Gold Bunny and many more! Tickets are limited so get your tickets today!

http://centreisland.ca/blog/easter-eggstravaganza-2019/

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Eggapalooza Easter Festival

April 19-21 at Richmond Green Park!

Rides, Inflatables, Photos with the Easter Bunny, Craft Stations, Science Station, Baby chicks, Egg Races & Games, and 50,000 eggs! The egg hunt will feature hunting stations where you will need to hunt for or earn eggs ensuring that everyone can participate!
www.eggapalooza.ca

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Easter Egg Colouring Tips & Resources

Transform your home into a colourful studio with these simple egg decorating ideas, tips and tricks from the 'Eggs-perts' Egg decorating has been enjoyed around the world for centuries. Get the spring spirit flowing in your home with these fun, kid-friendly egg decorating techniques. Here's a step-by-step guide to help make egg decorating an adventure for the whole family.

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Spring Registration is officially open at Belle Wood Equestrian!

Everything from Summer Camps to Riding Lessons

Belle Wood offers a wide variety of programs from “Introduction to Riding Grass Roots Programs, Adult Riding Lessons & an Extensive Competition Program. Ages 5 and up welcome!

www.bellewoodeq.com/

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The Second City Improv Showdown

The Second City’s top-notch improvisers have created a mind-blowing family experience fuelled by weird suggestions and energized by audience volunteers. This is a comedy showdown is specially designed for kids (and the old people in charge of them), this show has it all.

Performances during Easter Weekend.

Use code PARENT10 for 10% off Improv Showdown
www.secondcity.com/shows/toronto/improv-showdown/

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Ceramics Canada has colourful and creative fun for everyone!

With 100's of pieces to choose from to paint, clay to hand build or glass to fuse, Easter is the perfect time to visit. Step away from the electronics for an hour or two to spend quality time with family and friends. Walk-in or reserve, we're open Good Friday 11am to 5pm, Saturday 10am to 6m and Monday 10am to 6pm. Visit our website at www.ceramicscanada.com

 
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It's Easter Weekend, spring has sprung and we are ready to get outside and play!

Join us for special on-site animal encounters, daily Meet the Keeper Talks, the chance of catching a glimpse of our Veterinarians at work in the Wildlife Health Centre, Animal Enrichment, Outreach Animal Encounters at Discovery Zone and Greenhouse Tours and more!

As well we will be celebrating Earth Day all weekend long with fun earth facts at our Meet the Keeper Talks and a free eco-bag offer when you spend $30 or more at the Zootique or Greenhouse Gift Shops*.

On hand for the Easter fun will be the Easter Bunny and "Benny" the Toronto Zoo Wildlife Care Outreach Bunny all in our Special Events Centre on Friday, April 19th and Saturday, April 20th!

It's a weekend that offers something for everyone so hop on over and enjoy this holiday weekend with your friends at the Toronto Zoo.

www.torontozoo.com
*while supplies last.

 
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Weekend Highlights

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Friday April 19

Good Friday Easter Egg Hunt, Kew Gardens, Toronto
Kidnetix 13th Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Brampton and Toronto locations
Hoppy Easter: Egg Hunt, Baby Chicks, and Chocolate Making, Viamede Resort, Stoney Lake
Easter EGGstravaganza, Centreville Amusement Park, Toronto Island
Easter Festival at Brooks Farm, Mount Albert
Improv Showdown, Second City, Toronto
Spring into Easter at the Toronto Zoo
Eggapalooza, Richmond Hill
Easter Weekend at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
Fun with the Easter Bunny, Toronto Zoo

Saturday April 20

Easter EGGstravaganza, Centreville Amusement Park, Toronto Island
Easter Parade, Pickering
Cineplex Family Favourites: Hop (various theatre locations)
Improv Showdown, Second City, Toronto
Easter Family Fun Day, Adventure Valley Day Camp, Thornhill
Easter Festival at Brooks Farm, Mount Albert
Eggapalooza, Richmond Hill
Easter Weekend at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
Easter Hop-penings, Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre
Fun with the Easter Bunny, Toronto Zoo
Earthbound 1st Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Schomberg
Meet the Easter Bunny!, Main Street Markham
Hoppy Easter: Egg Hunt, Baby Chicks, and Chocolate Making, Viamede Resort, Stoney Lake
Easter Eggstravaganza, Bridlewood Mall, Scarborough
Easter Swim and Easter Egg Hunt, Georgina Pool, Sutton
Canada's Largest Egg Hunt, Milton Fairgrounds
EGGceptional Easter Fun, Elman W. Campbell Museum, Newmarket

Sunday April 21

Toronto Beaches Lions Easter Parade
Eggapalooza, Richmond Hill
Corktown Egg Hunt, Toronto
Spring into Easter at the Toronto Zoo
Easter Weekend at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
Hoppy Easter: Egg Hunt, Baby Chicks, and Chocolate Making, Viamede Resort, Stoney Lake
Improv Showdown, Second City, Toronto
Easter EGGstravaganza, Centreville Amusement Park, Toronto Island
Easter Festival at Brooks Farm, Mount Albert

Monday April 22

Spring into Easter at the Toronto Zoo
Easter Festival at Brooks Farm, Mount Albert
Easter Weekend at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

Click here for all the details for these events and the rest of April.

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Creative Easter Egg Hunt Ideas

Is it time for the Easter Bunny to switch things up?

Kids will absolutely love these fun and creative alternatives to the typical Easter egg hunt, putting a little twist on a favourite Easter tradition.

Click here for details!

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5 Simple Things Families Can Do For Earth Day (and every day!)

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection and to highlight the importance and conseqeunces of our actions. Kids are often the biggest proponents of the 3 R's (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle). Here are our top 5 tips that ALL families can do to help save our planet!
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