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Staycation in Ontario

The Summer of the Staycation

There isn’t a better time to enjoy the hidden gems of Ontario Even as Ontario begins to re-open, restrictions remain on international travel and vacations. After more than

Elora Sunflower Festival

Visit the Sunflowers of Elora

A selfie-lover’s paradise is about to bloom in picturesque Elora! Sunflowers of Elora – a festival celebrating one of the most photographed plants on social media – kicks

Keeping Kids Hydrated during a heatwave

Keep Kids Hydrated and Safe During a Heatwave

Are you Keeping Your Kids Cool? Young children are more susceptible to dehydration and becoming ill in hot weather than healthy adults. Children’s bodies don’t tend to cool down as efficiently which leaves them more at risk than during a summer heatwave.

August Creator Camps at Curiosity Lab

Customized, private virtual classes from the Curiosity Lab are now available for August. Meet your instructor and view program curriculum online. Now until August 15 you can save 20% on each camp program when you mention Child’s Life!

Movies under the stars ontario

Summer Movies under the Stars

Movies under the Stars events generally start in June and run one day a week until September. These are evenings bring with them a great sense of community,

Father's Day Books for Kids

10 Fun Kids Books for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is just around the corner, it’s the perfect time for some 1-on-1 time with the kids, and what better way to do that than storytime? Either get kids into the spirit for an awesome DAD celebration ahead of time or curl up for storytime on Father’s Day.

Strawberry Picking farms GTA

Pick Your Own Strawberries

What could make a better family day trip than spending an afternoon with the kids outdoors, supporting local farmers and heading home with some delicious, sweet homegrown strawberries!

Farmers Markets & Pick Your Own

Guide to local farms in York Region and Durham. Find country markets selling fresh fruit and vegetables, sweet corn, organic produce, pick your own strawberries, berries, apples and family fun farms, petting zoos and hayrides!

Baby Signing

My Own Baby Signing Story

Like many parents who sign with their baby, my initial motivation for teaching my son American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary was to give him a way to express

2021 CNE Cancelled for Second Year

Today’s announcement by the City of Toronto to extend the current cancellation of in-person City-led and City-permitted major outdoor events through to Labour Day, will impact major festivals and events for a second year in a row, including the CNE which was scheduled to take place August 20 to September 6, 2021.

Together Apart Summer Cirque comes to Markham

For the first time in over a year, world-class acrobatic theatre company, The 7 Fingers, will perform to live audiences in Toronto in Together Apart Summer Cirque.  From The Concierge

Strum and the Wild Turkeys

Strum and the Wild Turkeys

When Strum meets The Wild Turkeys, he discovers that friends can feel like family. Strum and The Wild Turkeys is a book about finding your voice through a sense of

Staycation in Ontario

The Summer of the Staycation

There isn’t a better time to enjoy the hidden gems of Ontario Even as Ontario begins to re-open, restrictions remain on international travel and vacations. After more than 15

Elora Sunflower Festival

Visit the Sunflowers of Elora

A selfie-lover’s paradise is about to bloom in picturesque Elora! Sunflowers of Elora – a festival celebrating one of the most photographed plants on social media – kicks off

Keeping Kids Hydrated during a heatwave

Keep Kids Hydrated and Safe During a Heatwave

Are you Keeping Your Kids Cool? Young children are more susceptible to dehydration and becoming ill in hot weather than healthy adults. Children’s bodies don’t tend to cool down as efficiently which leaves them more at risk than during a summer heatwave.

August Creator Camps at Curiosity Lab

Customized, private virtual classes from the Curiosity Lab are now available for August. Meet your instructor and view program curriculum online. Now until August 15 you can save 20% on each camp program when you mention Child’s Life!

Movies under the stars ontario

Summer Movies under the Stars

Movies under the Stars events generally start in June and run one day a week until September. These are evenings bring with them a great sense of community, and

Baskin-Robbins Brings the Beach to Families

Baskin-Robbins Creature Creations 2.0 and July Flavour of the Month is all about the BEACH! New Beach Day flavour rolls into dipping cabinets along with creative lineup of ice

Father's Day Books for Kids

10 Fun Kids Books for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is just around the corner, it’s the perfect time for some 1-on-1 time with the kids, and what better way to do that than storytime? Either get kids into the spirit for an awesome DAD celebration ahead of time or curl up for storytime on Father’s Day.

Strawberry Picking farms GTA

Pick Your Own Strawberries

What could make a better family day trip than spending an afternoon with the kids outdoors, supporting local farmers and heading home with some delicious, sweet homegrown strawberries!

Farmers Markets & Pick Your Own

Guide to local farms in York Region and Durham. Find country markets selling fresh fruit and vegetables, sweet corn, organic produce, pick your own strawberries, berries, apples and family fun farms, petting zoos and hayrides!

Baby Signing

My Own Baby Signing Story

Like many parents who sign with their baby, my initial motivation for teaching my son American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary was to give him a way to express his

2021 CNE Cancelled for Second Year

Today’s announcement by the City of Toronto to extend the current cancellation of in-person City-led and City-permitted major outdoor events through to Labour Day, will impact major festivals and events for a second year in a row, including the CNE which was scheduled to take place August 20 to September 6, 2021.

Dinos and Friends Coming to Pickering & Hamilton

The epic Dino and Friends dinosaur drive-through experience is coming to Hamilton and Pickering this spring! The socially distanced, fully contactless, drive-thru event was going to be held at

Together Apart Summer Cirque comes to Markham

For the first time in over a year, world-class acrobatic theatre company, The 7 Fingers, will perform to live audiences in Toronto in Together Apart Summer Cirque.  From The Concierge Club,

Strum and the Wild Turkeys

Strum and the Wild Turkeys

When Strum meets The Wild Turkeys, he discovers that friends can feel like family. Strum and The Wild Turkeys is a book about finding your voice through a sense of belonging

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