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July 2019

Celebrate 50 Years with the Ontario Science Center

Friday, July 19 @ 5:40 am - Tuesday, December 31 @ 5:00 pm
Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario Canada

For our 50th birthday year, we’re rallying all generations of dreamers and doers to join us in celebrating the human adventure of discovery. Exciting Programming — All Year Long A full calendar of events will take place every month throughout 2019 — from Sleepovers and Maker Workshops to Star Parties, Nuit Blanche and our Great Conversations Speakers Series. There is always something happening for everyone at the Science Centre!

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Lifetime Skills Academy (LSA) Summer Camp 2019

Friday, July 19 - Friday, August 30
TAC Sports, Toronto, Thornhill, Nemarket/Aurora, Richmond Hill
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Lifetime Skills Academy (LSA) will be running Summer Camps throughout several school locations around the GTA. Campers can mix and match and customize their own weeks to take part in several educational and technological programs involving STEM, Robotics, Coding, App development, Strong Food for nutritious cooking, Creativity Unleashed, and more! Dynamic Camp Experience: Our camps focus on fun training and development, mixed with frequent gameplay, to create a varied and dynamic week of camp. Water and multi-sport games are thrown…

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Digital Design Summer Camp for 4-8 Years

Friday, July 19 - Friday, August 30
Stemotics, 695 Bishop Street North
Cambridge, ON N3H 2K8 Canada
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$174.99

Digital Design Camp Week-1: July 2 - July 5, 2019 Week-2: July 8 - July 12, 2019 Week-3: July 15 - July 19, 2019 Week-4: July 22 - July 26, 2019 Week-5: July 29 - Aug 2, 2019 Week-6: Aug 6 - Aug 9, 2019 Week-7: Aug 12- Aug 16, 2019 Week-8: Aug 19 - Aug 23, 2019 Week-9: Aug 26 - Aug 30, 2019 Campers will explore science, math, physics and computer science through fun activities with different technologies.…

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Summer Camp at Art One Academy Markham!

Friday, July 19 - Friday, August 30
Art One Academy Markham, 90C Centurian Dr., Unit 7C
Markham, ON L3R 8C1 Canada
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We will be offering 9 weeks of Camp during July and August at our Markham Location, from July 2nd to August 30th. During our Summer Camp young artists will use lots of new creative techniques to make beautiful artworks that everyone will enjoy! Participants start the day with an exploration of a specific discipline, ranging from drawing and sketching to sculpture and painting. Experienced art instructors, exciting art projects, complimentary snacks and a fun atmosphere will surely make this an…

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Kids Yoga Camp

Friday, July 19 @ 5:40 am - Friday, August 9 @ 3:30 pm
Aqua Elephant Yoga, 708 Annette St
Toronto, Ontario M6S 3R8 Canada
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$250

Boys and Girls aged 5-12 are welcome! July 8-12: Ages 5-8 July 15-19: Ages 9-12 July 22- 26: Ages 13-16 (Teen Camp in separate event) July 29- Aug 2: Ages 5-8 Aug 5- Aug 9: Ages 9-12 Aug 12- 16: Ages 13-16 (Teen Camp in separate event) A DAY AT CAMP * Before Care (optional, 7:30- 8:30am) * Drop off (8:30-9am) * Communal welcome activity * Outdoor morning themed yoga class and free play * Snack * Nature themed or…

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Museum Summer Day Camp

Friday, July 19 - Saturday, August 24
Lynde House Museum, 900 Brock Street South
Whitby, ON L1N 4L6 Canada
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Subsidies Available

Lynde House Museum Camp offers a living history experience combined with a fun-filled day camp. Campers aged 6 to 11 will explore what it was like to live in the 1800s, discovering and creating through hands-on activities and games, learning new skills, and going on adventures both inside and outside the Museum. Campers will enjoy arts, crafts, drama and music-making, as well as plenty of outdoor playtime in our park and garden. Our camp staff encourages campers to play and…

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Summer Camp: Artful Antics

Friday, July 19
Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre, 14732 Woodbine Avenue
Stouffville, Ontario L4A 2K9 Canada
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$173.00

Do you love getting creative with paper, paints, pencils and more? Each day brings a new art project! Experience summer camp in an environment that’s both fun & educational. Each week of summer camp includes indoor & outdoor games, arts & crafts, playground time, visits to the Museum’s heritage buildings and a “water day” (weather permitting). Campers make their own pizza on Fridays! Before & after care is available each week. Each week is limited to 25 campers.

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Summer Art Camp – Tropical Paradise

Friday, July 19
Harmonic Melodies, 1111 Stellar Drive
Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 7B8 Canada
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Week long art day camp based around the theme “Tropical Paradise”. Runs daily 9am – 4pm. Early drop off (8am) and late pick up (6pm) available.

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Festival on High

Saturday, July 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sutton High Street Sutton, Ontario L0E Canada + Google Map
Free

7th Annual Festival on High Street on Saturday, July 20, 2019, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy live music; set the kids loose on inflatables and activities and get their faces painted for free; hunt for bargains along a street-long sidewalk sale and vendor market; and relax on a free horse-drawn wagon ride (starting at 11 a.m.) through town.

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Pretty Heroes & Toronto Sailor Moon Celebration 2019

Saturday, July 20 @ 10:30 am - Sunday, July 21 @ 6:00 pm
Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 6 Garamond Court
Toronto, Ontario M3C 1Z5 Canada
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We first started as the Toronto Sailor Moon Celebration. Now we’re continuing our journey to incorporate even more girl power to meet the demands of fans in Toronto and Canada. We are the first (and currently only) girl power fandom convention in Canada. We want to encourage young people to pursue their dreams and define what being a hero means for them. If you enjoy narratives featuring strong female characters – you will find a positive, welcoming space at our events.…

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Paint & Popcorn, Kids Canvas Workshop

Saturday, July 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Glaze Craze, 11005 Yonge Street, Unit D4
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 0K7 Canada
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$25

Paint, Popcorn and Fun, who could ask for more? Every other Saturday we offer a different workshop design for kids to have some fun, learn some tricks for painting, enjoy some popcorn and create a fabulous piece of art.

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Summer Art Camp – Circus Circus

Monday, July 22 - Friday, July 26
Harmonic Melodies, 1111 Stellar Drive
Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 7B8 Canada
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Week long art day camp based around the theme “Circus Circus”. Runs daily 9am – 4pm. Early drop off (8am) and late pick up (6pm) available.

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Yoga Summer Camp for Teens

Monday, July 22 @ 9:00 am - Friday, August 16 @ 3:30 pm
Aqua Elephant Yoga, 708 Annette St
Toronto, Ontario M6S 3R8 Canada
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$300.00

Boys and Girls aged 13-16 are welcome! Session 1- July 22-26 Session 2- August 12-16 A DAY AT CAMP * Before Care (optional, 7:30- 8:30am) * Drop off (8:30-9am) * Communal welcome activity * Outdoor morning yoga practice. Exploring a different type of yoga each day. * Snack and Nutrition Tips * Nature activity/ Mindful craft/ Jewellery making * Lunch (12-1pm) * DIY natural body care product activity * Afternoon partner yoga * Pick Up (3:30-4pm) * After Care (optional,…

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Summer Camp: Imagination Vacation

Monday, July 22 @ 9:00 am - Friday, July 26 @ 4:00 pm
Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre, 14732 Woodbine Avenue
Stouffville, Ontario L4A 2K9 Canada
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$173.00

Use your imagination and go on vacation right here at the Museum with this exciting camp! Each day we imagine that we travel to a new destination. Create passports & postcards, participate in a pirate themed scavenger hunt, create tasty treats to take home and more! Experience summer camp in an environment that’s both fun & educational. Each week of summer camp includes indoor & outdoor games, arts & crafts, playground time, visits to the Museum’s heritage buildings and a…

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Kids Night Out

Friday, July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

Glaze Craze, 11005 Yonge Street, Unit D4
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 0K7 Canada
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$30

Join us on the last Friday of every month from 6-9pm for a pizza meal, movie, and some crazy fun crafts. Kids get a fun night out without the parents (we should really call it parents night off!) and make some amazing art to keep.

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Paint With Ponies Paint Night

Friday, July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Restorative Reins Equine Therapy & Wellness Centre, 10997 Kennedy Rd.
Markham, Ontario L6C 1P2 Canada
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$65

Paint Night with a Spin Join us in our inspirational and truly one-of-a-kind workshop! NOTE: This experience is meant to be lots of fun. If you are looking for a more quiet and therapeutic environment, please see our one-on-one therapies. We offer a UNIQUE painting experience with our PAINT WITH PONIES workshop. We welcome clients with and without painting experience who are interested in experiencing an inspirational, calming, healing and fun painting experience. Horses are grounded, truthful, intuitive and loving…

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5th Annual AlohaFest Toronto

Saturday, July 27 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mel Lastman Square, North York Civic Centre
Toronto, ON Canada
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Free

Hālau Hula I Ka Lā (“Hula School in the Sun”) is excited to present the 5th anniversary of AlohaFest Toronto, the city's original and only united celebration of Polynesian culture. On Saturday July 27th from 11am-7pm, we will share the Aloha spirit through cultural musical and dance performances, fun kids’ crafts and unique items available at the AlohaFest Marketplace. AlohaFest Toronto is one of the few places in the city where guests can indulge in both local favourites and unique…

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Clay Activity: Beach Creatures

Sunday, July 28 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C7 Canada
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Free

Have you been to the beach this summer? We’re bringing beach vibes to the Museum this Sunday, complete with music, sidewalk chalk, and sea critters made of clay. Who will you bring to the beach? Snails? Whales? Starfish? Join us on the plaza (weather permitting) and in our Laura Dinner and Richard Rooney Community Clay Studio to make your own collection of beach critters. You can take them home and paint them with acrylics once they dry. Admission is free…

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Summer Camp: Silly Science

Monday, July 29 @ 9:00 am - Friday, August 2 @ 4:00 pm
Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre, 14732 Woodbine Avenue
Stouffville, Ontario L4A 2K9 Canada
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$173.00

What crazy creations can be made using everyday items? Try out new experiments - create a tornado in a jar, solar oven smores, volcanoes and more! Experience summer camp in an environment that’s both fun & educational. Each week of summer camp includes indoor & outdoor games, arts & crafts, playground time, visits to the Museum’s heritage buildings and a “water day” (weather permitting). Campers make their own pizza on Fridays! Before & after care is available each week. Each…

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August 2019

Enchanted Garden Weekend

Saturday, August 3 - Monday, August 5
Royal Botanical Gardens – The Rock Garden, 1185 York Boulevard
Hamilton, ON L0R 2H9 Canada
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Free – $21.92

Calling all gnomes, fairies, pixies, and sprites! Make your way to Royal Botanical Gardens where a touch of magic awaits you. Meet mystical creatures, participate in delightful activities, and learn the secrets of our Enchanted Garden. Tickets are available for purchase at the door or online. We encourage you to purchase your tickets online as it helps us to better prepare for the event and makes your registration process quicker when you arrive.

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Tile Painting: Flora and Fauna

Sunday, August 4 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C7 Canada
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Free

Ceramics has always been inspired by nature. Take a trip to our Chinese and Japanese Galleries on the second floor to see objects decorated with nature-inspired stories. Using Q-tips and a technique called “pointillism,” tell your own stories inspired by summer birds, fish, blossoms, branches, and more on ceramic tiles! Admission is free for visitors 18 and under every day!* *Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult and each accompanying adult must purchase a general…

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Sunday Funday at the Oshawa Museum

Sunday, August 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Sunday, September 1, 2019

Oshawa Community Museum, 1450 Simcoe Street South, Lakeview Park
Oshawa, ON L1H 8S8 Canada

Join the Oshawa Museum on the first Sunday of every month and immerse yourself in history! Every Sunday brings a new hand on activity! Drop in between 12 & 4pm.

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Joseph Brant Day Festival – A Celebration of Burlington

Monday, August 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
La Salle Park Burlington, ON Canada + Google Map
Free

Celebrate Joseph Brant Day this Civic holiday at La Salle Park from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.! Museums of Burlington is proud to present this free event, celebrating our local heritage, multi-culturalism and community. The day will feature main stage entertainment, food trucks, free children’s activities by local organizations, a Museums Children’s STEAM zone, a vendor’s market, and community displays. Bring your own water bottle and fill up at the quench cart.

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Summer Art Camp – City Getaway

Tuesday, August 6 - Friday, August 9
Harmonic Melodies, 1111 Stellar Drive
Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 7B8 Canada
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Week long art day camp based around the theme “City Getaway”. Runs daily 9am – 4pm. Early drop off (8am) and late pick up (6pm) available. Holiday week, this week Tuesday to Friday only.

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August Kids Day Weekend at the Canadian Automotive Museum

Saturday, August 10 - Sunday, August 11
Canadian Automotive Museum Inc., 99 Simcoe Street South
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 4G7 Canada
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Join us at the Museum for a glamourous movie-themed day of crafts, scavenger hunts, family-friendly tours, and a Hollywood photo shoot fit for the stars! Activities to look forward to - design the logo of your own movie star car, look for props in our scavenger hunt to win prizes, draw your own movie poster, and walk the red carpet to your own opening night photo shoot. No reservations required. Regular admission rates apply, members free. This program is recommended…

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17th Annual Canada International Children’s Art Festival

Saturday, August 10 - Friday, August 16
Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5H 2N1 Canada
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Free

The theme of this year’s Festival is “Waterside”. We want to educate children and make them more aware of our concerning state of environment. By expressing this theme through art, they will become more engaged with the theme as they express their love for life and to take responsibility of our future. CICAF’s mission is to promote and develop children’s artistic potential, their appreciation for art and to encourage all children’s artistic expression in a global manner. Our goal is…

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Clay Activity: Fantastic Beasts

Sunday, August 11 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C7 Canada
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Free

The jaguar was very important to many Ancient American peoples who considered it the god of the night. Explore figures that combine humans and animals in our collection, then create your own fantastic beast in the Laura Dinner and Richard Rooney Community Clay Studio. You can even turn your creatures into usable pots like the Ancient Americans did. Admission is free for visitors 18 and under every day!* *Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult…

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Summer Art Camp – Blockbusters

Monday, August 12 - Friday, August 16
Harmonic Melodies, 1111 Stellar Drive
Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 7B8 Canada
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Week long art day camp based around the theme “Blockbusters”. Runs daily 9am – 4pm. Early drop off (8am) and late pick up (6pm) available.

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Summer Camp: Mix & Match

Monday, August 12 @ 9:00 am - Friday, August 16 @ 4:00 pm
Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre, 14732 Woodbine Avenue
Stouffville, Ontario L4A 2K9 Canada
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$173.00

Variety is the name of the game! Each day brings a new theme: art, science, baking and more! Experience summer camp in an environment that’s both fun & educational. Each week of summer camp includes indoor & outdoor games, arts & crafts, playground time, visits to the Museum’s heritage buildings and a “water day” (weather permitting). Campers make their own pizza on Fridays! Before & after care is available each week. Each week is limited to 25 campers.

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Port Credit Buskerfest

Friday, August 16 - Saturday, August 17
Port Credit Port Credit, ON Canada + Google Map

Port Credit takes it to the streets! Port Credit’s Mainstreet comes alive for two days of circus style entertainment!

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Oakville Children’s Festival

Saturday, August 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Queen Elizabeth Park and Community Centre, 2302 Bridge Rd
Oakville, ON L6L 2G6 Canada
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Join us at the Oakville Children's Festival on the grounds of Queen Elizabeth Park. Enjoy FREE live performances by Children's entertainers. Take part in interactive building and art activities, story times, scavenger hunt, sports zone, and more. Take the free shuttle from Bronte GO. Bike parking on site. Rain or shine!

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Tile Painting: Make a Splash!

Sunday, August 18 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C7 Canada
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Free

Paint your own tile coasters using tape and a paint splatter method in all the colours of the summer! We’ll be outside on the plaza (weather permitting) and in the Laura Dinner and Richard Rooney Community Clay Studio getting messy. Admission is free for visitors 18 and under every day!* *Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult and each accompanying adult must purchase a general admission ticket. Children cannot be left unattended at any time.

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Summer Camp: Can You Dig It?

Monday, August 19 @ 9:00 am - Friday, August 23 @ 4:00 pm
Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre, 14732 Woodbine Avenue
Stouffville, Ontario L4A 2K9 Canada
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$173.00

Dig into this adventurous archaeology camp! Find out what it would be like to work as an Archaeologist. Create your own clay 'artifact' and uncover hidden treasures. Experience summer camp in an environment that’s both fun & educational. Each week of summer camp includes indoor & outdoor games, arts & crafts, playground time, visits to the Museum’s heritage buildings and a “water day” (weather permitting). Campers make their own pizza on Fridays! Before & after care is available each week.…

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Heritage Day

Sunday, August 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Uxbridge Historical Centre (Museum & Archives), 7239 Concession 6
Uxbridge, Ontario L9P 1R2 Canada
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Heritage Day is returning for another year. There are planned kids activities, spinning and rug hooking demonstrations, re-enactors and more. There will be lots of new and interesting vendors, including local artists, jewelry, metal and woodworking. ​Come say hello at the the USHS membership table to renew or sign up for a membership. You can also play guess the Mystery Antiques!

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September 2019

Fall Art Classes registration at Art One Academy Markham!

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - Monday, February 3, 2020
Art One Academy Markham, 90C Centurian Dr., Unit 7C
Markham, ON L3R 8C1 Canada
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Art One Academy Markham offers a high quality education and instruction in the visual art with the learning environment that is as unique as each student and art classes for all ages, skill levels and abilities. Our programs has been designed to combine the fundamentals of drawing, painting and sculpture into exceptional program that utilizes a broad range of materials and based on The Ontario Curriculum for Arts. Art history is introduced through hand-on projects that include assignments on Canadian…

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Honey Harvest Festival

Saturday, September 21 - Sunday, September 22
Kortright Centre for Conservation, 9550 Pine Valley Drive
Vaughan, ON L4L 1A6 Canada
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$12

Enjoy music and entertainment, tour the Bee Space, meet a beekeeper, taste honey, make crafts, build a bee habitat, see some live animals, and much more! 10:00-15:30 Saturday September 21 and Sunday September 22, 2019 Adults (Ages 15-59): $12 Seniors (60+): $6.50 Youth (Ages 5-14): $6.50 Child (4 and under): FREE with adult purchase Parking: $4.00

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October 2019

Toronto and Richmond Hill Pumpkinfests

Saturday, October 12 - Monday, October 14
Downsview Park, 40 Carol Road
Toronto, ON Canada
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Free

If you’re looking for something fun to do Thanksgiving weekend, this is it! Toronto or Richmond Hill Pumpkinfest has something for all ages. Come experience this family event over 3 days with great food, vendors, entertainment and loads of pumpkins! Guests are welcomed to enjoy all things Autumn. Why not enter your child into the Costume Contest or Little Miss Pumpkin Fest Contest? Don’t have kids? Not a problem! You can participate in our Pumpkin Carving Contest or take a…

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