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February 2017

The Evergreen Winter Village

Wednesday, February 22 - Tuesday, February 28
Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3X8 Canada
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Evergreen Winter Village

Enjoy Evergreen Brick Works all season long, with special activations every weekend including delicious food, live music and lots of activities for all ages. Plus, come to skate, hike and enjoy nature in the city.

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ROM’s Dinosaur Gallery

Wednesday, February 22 - Thursday, March 2
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Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C6 Canada
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ROM Dinosaur Gallery

Stand in the shadow of mighty T. rex… or underneath Gordo, the enormous Barosaurus… or beside our famous hadrosaur Parasaurolophus. No matter what the first stop on your dinosaur journey will be, you'll enter a gallery showcasing one of the world's best collections.

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$30 - $40

Guided Night Snowshoe Hikes at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures

Wednesday, February 22 - Saturday, March 18
Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, 260 Scenic Caves Rd
Collingwood, ON L9Y 3Z5 Canada
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Strap on your snowshoes for a night-time hike, where stars and shadows create a dramatic setting for adventure. Professional staff members guide your group on a 1 ½ to 2 hour romp through an enchanting winter wonderland. Experience beautiful trails that wind through a mature forest of 100 foot tall trees, sparkling views of the countryside at the Suspension Bridge and breathtaking lookouts from the top of the Niagara Escarpment.

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IMAX® Film: Rocky Mountain Express

Wednesday, February 22 - Tuesday, February 28
Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Journey on a steam train through the Canadian Rockies for a ride of a lifetime. Re-live the remarkable age of steam, discover locomotive 2816 and retrace the original route the Canadian Pacific Railway carved out of the wilderness more than a century ago.

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Free

Free Saturday Swim with Atlantis and Pedalheads

Wednesday, February 22 @ 9:22 pm - Sunday, May 28 @ 1:00 pm EST
Brown Jr Public School, 454 Avenue Road,
Toronto, M4V 2J1
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Atlantis and Pedalheads is hosting a Free Swim every Saturday from 11:00am to 1:00pm for children of any age! Parents are welcome to enjoy the free swim with their child as well. We will have life guards and highly qualified instructors on site during the free swim as well. Come out and enjoy a free swim on us!

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James and the Giant Peach

Wednesday, February 22 - Saturday, March 18
Young People’s Theatre, 165 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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James and the Giant Peach

This rollicking musical version of the beloved children’s classic returns due to overwhelming demand after a nearly sold-out run in 2014. A wonderfully whimsical journey to warm up the winter months. Look for the giant peach on YPT’s roof!

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$6.00

Exhibit: Exploration & Survey – Our part of the Story

Wednesday, February 22 @ 9:22 pm - Saturday, April 29 @ 5:00 pm EST
Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre, 14732 Woodbine Avenue
Gormley, Ontario L0H 1G0 Canada
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This exciting exhibit recounts the amazing career of David Thompson, “the greatest land geographer who ever lived.” A surveyor and trapper for both the Hudson’s Bay Company and the North West Company...

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Scenes from a Tree

Wednesday, February 22 - Sunday, February 26
Young People’s Theatre, 165 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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A charming tale about growing up and putting down roots, specially designed for tiny tots.

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Free

Pan Fantasy Steel Band Performance

Wednesday, February 22 @ 9:22 pm - Friday, April 21 @ 4:00 pm EST
McLaughlin Library, 65 Bagot Street
Oshawa, L1H 1N2
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Celebrate Black History Month with Toronto’s Pan Alive 2016 Champions! Pan Fantasy is a subset of the North York Inter-Community Youth Group and is dynamic, versatile and highly talented with a reputation for delivering high-energy performances.

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ROM Winter Fridays – Discounted Admission for all ages

Wednesday, February 22 @ 9:22 pm - Friday, March 17 @ 10:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 9:22pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, March 17, 2017

Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C6 Canada
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Drinks. Music. Discounted Admission. Reclaim your Friday nights with ROM Winter Fridays. Fridays from February 10 to March 17, enjoy discounted admission from 5:30 - 10 pm, and roam the galleries, or check out our newest special exhibition!

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A Merry Munsch Pyjama Party

Wednesday, February 22 - Sunday, March 26
Solar Stage Children’s Theatre, The Madison Centre, 4950 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M2N 6K1 Canada
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Put on your PJs and jam with us! Solar Stage's annual Munsch show tradition continues! This brand new play is based on five books: Get Out of Bed; Roar; We Share Everything; No Clean Clothes; and Pyjama Day.

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TIFF Kids presents: digiPlaySpace

Wednesday, February 22 - Sunday, April 23
TIFF Bell Lightbox`, 350 King St. W
Toronto, M5V 3X5
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TIFF Kids presents digiPlaySpace: Toronto’s interactive playground where kids can control a robotic arm, paint with light, learn to code using physical blocks, and more! The 2017 edition of digiPlaySpace is an immersive learning experience, surrounding visitors and delighting the senses with the world's most innovative, imaginative, and entertaining media creations.

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The Big Freeze at RBG

Wednesday, February 22
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Daily until April 17
Royal Botanical Gardens, 690 Plains Road West
Burlington, ON Canada
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Step into the Ice age with this winter's coolest exhibit. When did the ice age start? Is it over now or will the ice return? And what happened to all those ice age mammals? All of these questions are answered this winter at RBG.

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Preschool Workshops in Markham

Wednesday, February 22
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An event every week that begins at 9:22pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, March 3, 2017

Main Street Kids Unionville, 157 Main Street Unionville
Markham, Ontario L3R2H1 Canada
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A different theme each morning! Bring your pre-schooler to Main Street Kids for fun workshops from 9am to 12pm each day.

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Tyrannosaurs Meet the Family

Wednesday, February 22
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An event every day that begins at 9:22pm, repeating until Sunday, April 30, 2017

Waterloo Region Museum, 10 Huron Road
Kitchener, ON Canada
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Tyrannosaurus meet the family

Tyrannosaurs – Meet the Family, an innovative, hands-on immersive exhibit showcasing the newly-revised tyrannosaur family tree. Come face to face with life-sized dinosaur skeletons, including ‘Scotty’ the Tyrannosaurus rex and one of the oldest tyrannosaurs, Guanlong wucaii. Tyrannosaurs – Meet the Family makes its North American premiere at the Waterloo Region Museum in Kitchener, Ontario.

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Lake Country & Springwater Tap into Maple

Saturday, February 25 - Saturday, May 27
Tap into Maple

Running until May 27. Located in Central Ontario and only a short drive from the GTA, Ontario's Lake Country and Springwater are the perfect place for maple trees, and celebrating all things maple.

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$59 - $69

Sleepovers at the Ontario Science Center

Saturday, February 25
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One event on an unspecified date at 12:00am

Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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GRAB YOUR SLEEPING BAGS!

Join us for an extraordinary night of science!

A Sleepover at the Science Centre is a great group event, an unforgettable family outing and a unique indoor camping experience.

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Free

Fossil Realm Open House

Saturday, February 25 - Sunday, February 26
Fossil Realm, 60 Basaltic Road Unit. 18
Vaughan, ON L4K 1G7 Canada
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Here's a great chance to come face to face with prehistoric creatures from around the planet. Meet Monty the mosasaur - a marine lizard with a head the size of a T rex. Hold a real megalodon shark tooth - the largest predatory shark that ever lived! See fossil dragonflies and insects in amber.

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4th Annual Move Your Paws for the Polar Bear Cause

Saturday, February 25 @ 8:15 am EST
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Join the cause and move YOUR paws to help one of the world's most vulnerable species! Support our polar bear family!

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Mosaic Storytelling Festival

Sunday, February 26
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One event on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 12:00am

One event on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 12:00am

One event on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 12:00am

St David’s Anglican Church, 49 Donalnds Ave. (at Donlands Station)
Toronto,
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Mosaic Storytelling Festival is a series of all-ages winter storytelling events. Come out of the cold and hear some of Toronto's best storytellers weave their tales of magic and wisdom.

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March 2017
$19 - $33

Brundibar

Friday, March 3 - Sunday, March 5
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One event on an unspecified date at 12:00am

Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8 Canada
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The CCOC presents a special 75th Anniversary production of Brundibár, by Czech composer Hans Krása.

During the Second World War, the Nazis created a concentration camp in the Czech town of Terezín. Known in German as Theresienstadt, the camp saw upwards of 155,000 people pass through its gates, many on their way to a sadder fate in extermination camps “to the East”.

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Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival

Saturday, March 4 - Sunday, April 2
Kortright Centre for Conservation, 9550 Pine Valley Drive
Vaughan, ON L4L 1A6 Canada
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Come out and tap into spring! Enjoy demonstrations, wagon rides, activities…. and of course pancakes and real maple syrup! Special family-fun activities on weekends and March Break! Festival Website Online Ticket Special: Buy your tickets online and receive unlimited general admission to all four festival locations, including Bruce’s Mill, Kortright Centre, Island Lake, & Terra Cotta. Tickets can be redeemed at any location and on any date of the festival, during public hours. Hours and days vary at each location.…

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$12

Party On Ice

Saturday, March 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm EST
Mattamy Athletic Centre, 50 Carlton Street
Toronto, ON M5B 1J2 Canada
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It is time to sharpen your skates! Party on Ice is a special event for the whole family. This is your opportunity to skate in the famous Maple Leaf Gardens, known today as the Mattamy Athletic Centre! Besides free skating, there will be hockey and figure skating drills. And if you get tired of skating, we have face painting and a bootcamp for kids available.

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Scenic Caves Nordic Cross-Country Ski Loppet 2017

Sunday, March 5 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, 260 Scenic Caves Rd
Collingwood, ON L9Y 3Z5 Canada
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Scenic Caves Nordic Adventures

Scenic Caves Nordic Centre hosts its annual Cross-Country Ski Loppet. Youth, men and women of all ages are invited to participate in their age category. Entry Fee: $10/$20. There are three trail course lengths: 5km, 10 km and 20km.

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$99

Family Sleepovers at Ripley’s Aquarium

Saturday, March 11
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One event on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 12:00am

One event on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 12:00am

One event on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 12:00am

One event on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 12:00am

One event on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 12:00am

One event on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 12:00am

Ripley’s Aquarium, 288 Bremner Boulevard
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3L9 Canada
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Spend the evening exploring the Aquarium, participating in hands-on educational experiences and learning about the animals that call the Aquarium home. After a delicious bedtime snack, tuck into your sleeping bag for sweet dreams in the “Dangerous Lagoon” shark tunnel.

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Free

Sugar Shack TO

Saturday, March 11 - Sunday, March 12
Canada’s Sugar Beach, 11 Dockside Drive
Toronto,
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BIGGER, better, and sweeter than ever! Sugar Shack TO is a free, family-friendly, winter event on Toronto’s waterfront. In partnership with Waterfront Toronto, the 2017 Sugar Shack TO will be loaded with tons of ice activations, live entertainment, a food Market, specialty winter bar, warming station and so much more.

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Purple Woods Maple Syrup Festival

Saturday, March 11 - Sunday, March 19
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March Break, March 25 & 26 and April 1 & 2
Purple Woods Conservation Area, 38 Coates Road East
Oshawa, ON Canada
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Purple Woods

Running until May 27. Located in Central Ontario and only a short drive from the GTA, Ontario's Lake Country and Springwater are the perfect place for maple trees, and celebrating all things maple.

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ROM’s Big Blue March Break!

Saturday, March 11 - Sunday, March 19
Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C6 Canada
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Looking for things to do this March Break? We're one of Toronto's top must-see attractions with tons of March Break family fun. Dive into March Break at the ROM and discover the underwater world of our awesome oceans and salty seas with family-friendly fun for kids of all ages!

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March Break Family Day at Rouge Valley Conservation Area

Saturday, March 11
Rouge Valley Conservation Area, 1749 Meadowvale Road
Toronto, ON Canada
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It’s MARCH BREAK! Join us for March Break crafts, hikes and activities. And come tell us your Rouge Canada 150 Story and be a part of our Rouge Canada 150 year long project. Bring your story, photos, videos or memorabilia and help us document the great impact the Rouge has had on your life.

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$11 - $39

March Break at the AGO

Saturday, March 11 - Sunday, March 19
Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON M5T 1G4 Canada
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The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) has an a-MAZE-ing line-up of interactive and imaginative activities for March Break on a drop-in basis – families can join us whenever suits their own schedule! March Break programming, which is free with the price of admission, includes activities from exploring a life-sized cardboard maze located in the heart of the gallery to creating a miniature museum in a box.

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Night Cross-Country Skiing at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre

Saturday, March 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
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One event on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 5:00pm

One event on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 5:00pm

One event on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 5:00pm

One event on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 5:00pm

One event on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 5:00pm

Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, 260 Scenic Caves Rd
Collingwood, ON L9Y 3Z5 Canada
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night-x-country-ski

Enjoy a thrilling nocturnal winter adventure! Cross-country skiing at night by headlamp. For six nights in 2016-17, x-country ski until 8pm as dusk falls and transitions to sparkling starlight.

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$9 - $27

Wizard World Fun Park

Sunday, March 12 - Sunday, March 19
Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes' Blvd
Toronto, Ontario M6K 3C3 Canada
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Wizard World Indoor Family Fun Park opens its doors March 12-19, 2017 to entertain and amaze kids and their families this March Break. With daily live shows, over 25 carnival rides, exotic reptiles, games, magic shows, and carnival treats, Wizard World is jam-packed with fun for every thrill-seeker.

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Big Bad Wolf (vs. Lord Underwearface von Schtinker)

Monday, March 13 - Sunday, March 19
The Second City, 51 Mercer Street
Toronto, ON M5V 9G9 Canada
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A hilarious musical romp that takes a new look at a children’s classic. Framed for heinous crimes by the evil von Schtinker, our unlikely hero, Big Bad Wolf, must enlist the help of his fairy tale friends to prove that things aren’t always as they seem.

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$10

March Break Special 2017 at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre

Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 17
Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, 260 Scenic Caves Rd
Collingwood, ON L9Y 3Z5 Canada
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March-break-special-2017

$10 March Break Trail Pass Special (all ages) weekdays March 13-17, 2017. Take the whole family outdoors for memorable adventures: cross country skiing, snowshoeing, 420 ft. Suspension Bridge, night cross country skiing by headlamp, guided night snowshoe hikes (reservations required), Winter Nature Scavenger Hunt, Children’s Adventure Play Park, Warm-up cabin, roast s’mores at the fire pit and more.

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$20

Toronto Sportsmen’s Show

Wednesday, March 15 - Sunday, March 19
International Centre, 6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, Ontario L4V 1E8 Select a Country:
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Boasting over 350,000 square feet of exhibit space, all under one roof, The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show attracts over 300 exhibitors displaying a diverse range of products and services all promoting the great outdoors.

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Disney on Ice Follow Your Heart

Wednesday, March 15 - Sunday, March 19
Rogers Centre, 1 Blue Jays Way
Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J1 Canada
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Follow your heart straight to adventure at Disney On Ice! Just keep swimming with Dory and new pal Hank from Disney Pixar's Finding Dory as they set out to find her parents. Cheer with the Emotions from Disney Pixar's Inside Out.

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Toronto Sportsmen’s Show

Wednesday, March 15 - Saturday, March 18
The International Centre, 6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON Canada
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This year marks the 70th anniversary of The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show! Taking place during March Break from March 15 to 19 at The International Centre, this year’s show will feature over 350 exhibits – highlighting the very best in fishing, hunting, boating, outdoor adventure and travel.

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Annual Cardboard Toboggan Races

Thursday, March 16 @ 12:30 pm EDT
The ROC, 26479 Civic Centre Rd
Keswick, ON Canada
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Cardboard Toboggan Races at the ROC

It's back! The 4th Annual Cardboard Toboggan Races at The ROC will be held on Thursday, March 16. Check-in is at 12:30 p.m. and the races begin at 1:30 p.m. Be creative! We encourage everyone to decorate their sleds and wear costumes.

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$18

Skedaddle – March Break Pop-up Exhibit

Saturday, March 18 - Sunday, March 19
JEH Macdonald House, 121 Centre Street
Thornhill, Ontario L4J 1G Canada
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Follow your heart to curiosity and adventure at this March Break exhibit for children and families. Featuring interactive installations that blend the charm of old-school neighbourhood play with the allure of unconventional thinking.

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$28 - $34

13, The Musical

Thursday, March 23 @ 8:00 am - Saturday, March 25 @ 10:00 pm EDT
Richmond Hill Centre For Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge Street L4C 3B7
Richmond Hill , L4C 3B7
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Stepping Out Theatrical Productions Presents: 13, The Musical. Evan Goldman is plucked from his fast paced, preteen New York City lifeand plopped into a sleepy Indiana town following his parents divorce antwo weeks before his Bar Mitzvah. Surrounded by an array of simpleminded middle school students, he needs to establish his place in the popularity pecking order.

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April 2017
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Brooks Farms Maple Syrup Festival

Saturday, April 1 - Monday, April 10
Brooks Farms, 122 Ashworth Road
Mount Albert, ON Canada
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Brooks Farms Maple Syrup Festival

Offering authentic Sugar Bush Tours. Our tours are lead by actual farmers who run the lines, collect the sap, boiling it and turn it into Maple Syrup.

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Elmira Maple Syrup Festival

Saturday, April 1 @ 7:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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Elmira Maple Syrup Festival

Come Taste the Tradition… the town of Elmira will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival. Since 1965, this annual event attracts thousands of visitors ready to taste the local maple syrup poured onto thousands of pancakes.

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ROMKids Junior

Wednesday, April 5 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C6 Canada
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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.

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Brooks Farms Easter Fest Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 8 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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Brooks Farms, 122 Ashworth Road
Mount Albert, ON Canada
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Easter Egg Hunt Brooks Farms Mount Albert

Visit Brooks Farms in Mount Albert for their Easter Fest Egg Hunt and Maple Syrup Festival. There is plenty to see and do and fun for all ages at Brooks Farms! Sugar Bush tours will be included with admission to our Easter fun Festival.

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Victorian Easter at Bronte Creek

Saturday, April 15
Bronte Creek Provincial Park, 1219 Burloak Drive
Oakville, ON Canada
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Search for eggs and explore the traditions behind Victorian Easter celebrations. Fun and games for the whole family.

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