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April 2018

Kindermusik Wiggle and Grow (18- 36 months)

Friday, April 20 - Saturday, December 29
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Every Thursday & Saturday
88Keys Music and Discovery Centre, 70 East Beaver Creek Road, Unit 25
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B3B2 Canada

Wiggle and Grow is a super-fun, music-filled learning experience. In these 45-minute classes, young children enjoy singing, dancing, and instrument-play activities that are designed to promote cognitive development, encourage social skills like sharing and turn-taking, and cultivate early literacy skills. Wiggle and Grow classes offer monthly enrollment and a year’s worth of exciting 4-week sessions, each with its own theme. Bring the learning home with physical home materials that include a book and CD with all of the lyric songs.…

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Listening to Art, Seeing Music

Friday, April 20 @ 3:31 pm - Sunday, April 22 @ 6:00 pm EST
Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Drive
Toronto, ON M3C 1K1 Canada
$10.00 - $20.00

Listening to Art, Seeing Music is a truly unique, multi-sensory experience that will take visitors on a journey of discovery to explore the essential interconnectedness of the performing arts, the spoken word and the visual arts. Highlights include an interactive multi-media installation which allows visitors to translate the rhythms and patterns of music into visual art compositions, a pop-up “musical petting zoo” with a collection of Arab ouds on display, and a Mongolian yurt providing a warm communal gathering space…

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Register for FREE Workshops, Talks, and Events in Scarborough!

Friday, April 20 @ 3:31 pm - Sunday, May 27 @ 8:00 pm EST
Scarborough Arts, 1859 Kingston Road
Scarborough, Ontario Canada
FREE

Expand your creativity and/or discover a new medium or hobby at Scarborough Arts' SA Suite of Workshops Winter/Spring 2018! Choose from workshops, talks, and events covering all art forms and disciplines including visual art (SA Creates/SA Kids), literary (SA Writes), and creative movement (SA Moves) led by local artists and arts educators. Some workshops and events that we're offering this season include zine-making, explorations in batik, tissue-paper stained glass, African movement and dance, and more! All workshops are open to…

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Exhibit: All in this Together

Friday, April 20 @ 3:31 pm - Saturday, April 28 @ 5:00 pm EST
Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre, 14732 Woodbine Avenue
Gormley, Ontario L0H 1G0 Canada
General admission

This exhibit will explore the atmosphere and experiences of our community during war time. What was is like for those who stayed at home? Also included will be the "Dear Sadie" exhibit - on loan from the Archives of Ontario - focusing on correspondence between WWI soldier Harry Mason and his girlfriend Sadie. Included with general admission.

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digiPlaySpace

Friday, April 20 - Sunday, April 22
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Reitman Square, 350 King Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 3X5 Canada
$11 - $13

TIFF’s award-winning technology playground allows kids 3-13 (and adults!) to experience what it’s like to become part of a classical artwork and watch a machine draw a picture based on how it feels. The exhibition brings together interactive games, projections, mind-bending augmented-reality installations and innovative coding activities that showcase the creative potential of new technologies.

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TIFF Kids presents: digiPlaySpace

Friday, April 20 - Sunday, April 22
TIFF Bell Lightbox`, 350 King St. W
Toronto, M5V 3X5

Playgrounds. Classrooms. Arts and crafts. Movie theatres. Amusement parks. Museums and galleries. Home. Our 21st century-world has increasingly become a blurry mix of virtual and real, physical and digital. We spend much of our time interacting with technology through screens, sensors, data, social networks, games, and more. How can we build an empowered relationship with these technologies, tools, and networks to strengthen our ability to connect with each other? How are we able to explore new aspects of who we…

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Space Mission at LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Toronto

Friday, April 20 - Monday, April 30
LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto, 1 Bass Pro Mills Drive
Vaughan, ON, L4K 5W4
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LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Toronto is launching Space Mission, an intergalactic building experience where guests can explore alien worlds built out of LEGO® bricks. Space Mission will be housed in a rotating exhibit space near LEGO®: Build and Test for a limited time. The exhibit will join LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Toronto’s galaxy of other permanent offerings, such as its 4D Cinema, Kingdom Quest Laser Ride, Merlin’s Apprentice Ride, MINILAND®, the LEGO® Master Builder Academy, LEGO® Ninjago City Adventure and more!

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Lake Country & Springwater Tap into Maple

Friday, April 20 - Monday, April 30
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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Castle Builder at Ontario Science Center

Friday, April 20 - Sunday, April 29
Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Build your own toy castles brick by brick. Enter the kingdom’s royal castle to sit in their majesties’ thrones, view the royal decorations including a suit of armour made out of LEGO® bricks, and peek through the curtains to view the king’s secret treasure room filled with jewels. Images of the Castle builder exhibition. Even the youngest of builders will enjoy putting together their own castle creation. Models of real-world castles Blarney, Arundel, and Neuschwanstein offer insights about how castles…

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Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors

Friday, April 20 @ 3:31 pm - Sunday, May 27 @ 5:00 pm EST
Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON M5T 1G4 Canada
$5 - $30.

The Art Gallery of Ontario will be the only Canadian stop for Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors. Featuring the North American debut of numerous new works by the celebrated Japanese artist, visitors are invited to enter fantastical worlds as they experience six of Kusama’s most iconic kaleidoscopic environments, alongside the artist’s large-scale paintings, sculptures and works on paper. Two to three visitors will be allowed in each Infinity Mirror Room at once. Visitors will have a limit of 20 to 30…

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Brooks Farms Maple Syrup Festival

Friday, April 20 - Sunday, April 22
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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The World of the Fatimids

Friday, April 20 @ 3:31 pm - Monday, July 2 @ 6:00 pm EST
Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Drive
Toronto, ON M3C 1K1 Canada
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$10 - $20

The World of the Fatimids sheds light on one of history’s most intriguing and vibrant civilizations, which at its height in the 10th and 11th centuries influenced thought and life throughout the Mediterranean, Southern Europe, and the Near East – yet is little known in North America. Through monumental architectural pieces as well as intimately scaled artwork, the exhibition conjures up a land of many faiths and explores life, both royal and everyday, in the capital the Fatimids founded, al-Qahirah,…

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Hockey Hall of Fame Stanley Cup 125th Anniversary Tribute

Friday, April 20 - Monday, December 31
Hockey Hall of Fame, Brookfield Place, 30 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Celebrating 125 years of hockey’s greatest treasure. If the Stanley Cup could talk, imagine the stories it could tell. Get hands-on-access to the Stanley Cup and immerse yourself into the rich history of Hockey’s Holy Grail. Catch this limited-time tribute which ends December 31, 2018.

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Save $30 off an Eco Adventure Tour at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures

Friday, April 20 - Monday, April 30
Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, 260/280 Scenic Caves Rd
Collingwood/The Blue Mountains, ON L9Y 0P2 Canada
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Reserve before April 30, 2018 and save $30-OFF Eco Adventure Tours scheduled between May 5 – October 28, 2018. Experience the wonder of treetop canopy walking as you view the diverse flora/fauna of a designated UNESCO biosphere reserve from airborne walkways. Soar like an eagle from a 300 ft. forest and thrilling 1000 ft. zipline. Descend deep into caves/caverns/crevasses carved millions of years ago from glacial ice. Explore the legends of the Huron-Petun First Nation peoples who inhabited the Escarpment…

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Treewalk Village Open for the Season

Friday, April 20 - Tuesday, July 31
TreeWalk Village, 3291 Stouffville Rd Stouffville
Ontario, ON L4A 7X5 Canada
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Treewalk Village is now open for the season! Children and the young at heart can let their imaginations lead the way while exploring our tree house village at Bruce's Mill Conservation Area in Stouffville Ontario, only 20 minutes from Toronto. Climb from tree house to tree house through 8 foot tall hammock nets and wood bridges! Descend to the ground on slides, crawl through a network of tunnels, and play on our treewee obstacle course! This is a 2-hour activity,…

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Little Saplings Parent & Tot Program

Friday, April 20 - Monday, June 11
Kortright Centre for Conservation, 9550 Pine Valley Drive
Vaughan, ON L4L 1A6 Canada
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Recommended for children ages 1-5. In this weekly program, youngsters will explore a new nature theme each week. The format allows for consistent structure with flexible content. Parent or caregiver participation is required. HIGHLIGHTS: Outdoor activities such as collecting, hiding, piling, catching and exploring nature. Indoor activities including fun crafts, hands-on experiments and sensory games. Circle time with structured sharing, singing and engaging stories. Free-time indoor activities with exploratory natural touch items, puzzles, games and toys. Your fee includes park…

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Ajax Green Living Days

Friday, April 20 - Sunday, April 22

Ajax Green Living days falls on the week of Earth Day which is celebrated each year on April 22. Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970, with Earth Day Canada first being celebrated in 1980. Since, earth enhancing events now take place across the globe through the Earth Day Network. The Town of Ajax, lead sponsor Verdian Connections and a number of partners make a weeklong celebration of Earth Day, known as Ajax Green Living Days. This week is celebrated with a number of FREE family…

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The Mamas and Chicks Handmade & Local Spring Show

Friday, April 20 @ 3:31 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
General W. Sikorski Hall, 1551 Stevenson Road North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4 Canada
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Its the best Baby, Mom, Toddler and kid show around! We have over 50 handmade and/or local vendors, selling everything from baby and kids clothes, kids accessories, kids toys, home decor, party accessories, jewellery, artwork, prints, health solutions, music lessons and more!

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Weekend Nature Play in The Children’s Garden

Saturday, April 21
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, April 29, 2018

Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3X8 Canada
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$5

Explore, experience and play with nature in the Children's Garden. Taste what's cooking and take part in hands-on projects, crafts, games and more every weekend. This unique program and dynamic space requires parents and guardians to supervise their children while co-creating a magical world of possibilities. The Children’s Garden is suitable for children of all ages as it inspires them to use their imagination in open-ended play. Here, children have the freedom to be the architects of their environment, to invent and build…

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April Weekends

Saturday, April 21 - Sunday, April 22
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, April 28, 2018

Scarborough Museum, 1007 Brimley Road
Toronto, ON M1P 3E8 Canada
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April might be rainy, but it's always sunny at the Scarborough Museum! All month long the museum has flower themed crafts and a yummy spring egg pancake recipe for visitors to try! If you're lucky you might even get to see the beginnings of the museum's beautiful flower and vegetable gardens. Canadian Taste Buds: April 28 & 29 The monthly Canadian Taste Buds recipe for April is light and sweet Lemon Meringues. They will definitely satisfy the sweetest of sweet…

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Party for the Planet

Saturday, April 21 - Sunday, April 29
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Nature has a lot to teach us, and we are beginning to listen, learn and innovate. Join the Toronto Zoo in our Earth Day® event Party for the Planet following in the footsteps of nature to reverse climate change. Learn how to reduce your footprints on this earth by mimicking the wonders of nature. Join us in the study of biomimicry, innovate in kid-friendly activities and speak with local organizations who are passionate about conservation to get inspired and learn how…

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Brooklin’s First Annual Butter Tart Festival

Saturday, April 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Brooklin Butter Tart Festival, 20 Carnwith Drive West
Brooklin, ON Canada
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Many of Ontario's Best Professional Butter Tart Bakers will be competing and selling their tarts. Along with the bakeries, there will also be Market Place vendors who also love Butter Tarts. Free Admission

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One Million Trees Earth Day Celebration-Ward 3 Allison’s Park

Saturday, April 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Allison’s Park, Mississauga, ON L4W
Mississauga, L4W CA
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Join Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) and the City of Mississauga at the One Million Trees Earth Day Celebration at Allison’s Park in Ward 3! Gather your friends and family on Saturday April 21, 2018 for a morning of tree planting, stewardship and Earth Day activities. The event will go rain or shine.  Please dress appropriately - you will get dirty! Closed toed shoes are required to participate in the event. Please note: you are registering for the event at Allison’s Park…

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One Million Trees Earth Day Celebration-Ward 8 Arbour Green

Saturday, April 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Arbour Green, 4145 Treetop Crescent, Mississauga, ON L5L 2L8
Mississauga, L5L 2L8 CA
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Join Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) and the City of Mississauga at the One Million Trees Earth Day Celebration at Arbour Green in Ward 8! Gather your friends and family on Saturday April 21, 2018 for a morning of tree planting, stewardship and Earth Day activities. The event will go rain or shine.  Please dress appropriately-you will get dirty! Closed toed shoes are required to participate in the event. Please note: you are registering for the event at Arbour Green in Ward…

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Town of Orangeville Earth Day Tree Planting

Saturday, April 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Morrow Fields (Park at the Broadway Pentecostal Church), 556 Broadway, Orangeville, Ontario L9W 3S6
Orangeville, L9W 3S6 CA
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Join Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) and the Town of Orangeville at our annual Earth Day Tree Planting event! Come out and help give back to your community, bring your family and friends and help us improve the natural areas in the Town of Orangeville. There will be tree planting demonstrations and a BBQ at the end for a job well done. Closed toed shoes are required to participate in the event. Please note that this event will run rain or shine,…

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Taylor Creek Ravine Cleanup & Campfire

Saturday, April 21 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm EDT
Taylor Creek Park, Firepit #4 near the Haldon Ave entrance, Toronto, ON
Toronto, CA
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In support of the City of Toronto's Community Cleanup Days and in celebration of Earth Day, please join the the Friends of Taylor Creek Park and the Toronto Field Naturalists for the community's annual Ravine Cleanup & Campfire in Taylor Creek Park. Come for the whole time or part of it. Whatever time you can contribute will be appreciated! The park's neighbours have done tremendously well at keeping its ravines as clean as they are. They are impressive! But, unfortunately, there's…

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Mom2Mom Biz – Earth Day Park Clean Up Event

Saturday, April 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Arbourview Park, 2201 Upper Middle Rd W Oakville, Oakville, ON L6M0T4
Oakville, L6M0T4 CA
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Mom2Mom Biz helping Oakvillegreen Conservation Association at this Earth Day stewardship activity! Let's join Oakvillegreen for this family-friendly event to clean up litter and keep Arbourview Park looking fresh! Students can earn volunteer hours for this activity (bring forms). When: April 21, 2018  10:00am - 12:00pm Where: Arbourview Park, 2201 Upper Middle Rd W Oakville. Meeting point; Parking lot at Reeves Gate. What to bring: * The event is ON rain or shine, so come dressed for the weather and working in the…

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Community Cleanup Day at Fort York

Saturday, April 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Fort York, 250 Old Fort York Blvd
Toronto, ON Canada
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Clean Toronto together! Join over 200,000 residents, students, businesses, organizations and community groups as we come together for the 15th annual city-wide cleanup of public spaces. Help us protect our urban green spaces by reducing the amount of garbage in the area and in the community. Join the team at Fort York National Historic Site to clean part of our 43-acres of greenspace! All participants who help with the community cleanup on the Fort York grounds will get free admission…

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Earth Day at Toronto Botanical Garden

Saturday, April 21 @ 12:00 pm EDT
Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Avenue East
Toronto, Ontario M3C 1P2 Canada
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Come celebrate Earth Day at Toronto Botanical Garden! Help plant the Teaching Garden, create nature crafts, listen to nature-themed stories, ride the blender bike and more! All activities take place in the Teaching Garden. Park in the TBG lot and then follow signs through Wilket Creek ravine to the west side of the creek to access the Teaching Garden. FREE but registration is preferred. Stroller accessible. Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase. Lug a mug and water bottle to help…

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International Children’s Day Multicultural Dance & Art Festival

Saturday, April 21 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St W
Toronto, ON M5H 2N2 Canada
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FREE

Join Us to Celebrate International Children's Day - Multicultural Dance and Art Festival on Saturday April 21, 2018, Nathan Phillips Square-City Hall, Toronto. Children of all ages are invited to International Children’s Day- Multicultural Dance and Art Festival, on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm at Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto. Children representing the cultural mosaic of Toronto will come together and celebrate the day with shows, folk dances and share their folk music. The program will…

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Nifty Nests and Bouncing Babies – Family Nature Walk

Saturday, April 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
High Park Nature Centre, 375 Colborne Lodge Dr
Toronto, ON Canada
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Springtime breathes new life into High Park as many of our residents are having babies! Join us to explore who is being born at this time of year as well as looking out for their nifty and creative nests. You’ll also learn about some of the most quirky mating behaviours. This event is great for all ages – bring the whole family! No pre-registration necessary, this is a drop-in event. Suggested donation of $2-$5 per person. Meet at: High Park Nature Centre located at 375…

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The Harlem Globetrotters Tour 2018 in Mississauga

Saturday, April 21 @ 2:00 pm EDT
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One event on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 7:00pm

Hershey Centre, 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Mississauga, Ontario Canada
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The Harlem Globetrotters dribble into the GTA for 5 games with their 2018 Amazing Feats of Basketball Canada Tour. A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to witness the ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that thrills fans of all ages. Prepare to be amazed as the Globetrotters showcase basketball’s first 4-point line, located 30 feet from the basket – 6 feet, 3 inches beyond the top of the NBA’s current 3-point…

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Earth Day at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

Sunday, April 22 - Wednesday, April 25
Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, 2500 Kossuth Road
Cambridge, ON Canada
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Celebrate the return of spring wildflowers and wildlife with a guided walk led by one of our Nature Interpreters. Explore the 100 acre site surrounding our Conservatory to hunt for spring bugs and learn how plants and animals adapt to and survive the harsh winter weather. April 22nd is Earth Day Outdoor Guided Walks 11:00am and 2:00pm  

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10,000 Trees for the Rouge

Sunday, April 22 @ 9:00 am EDT
Waldon Pond, Highway 7 and Kennedy Road
Markham, ON Canada

10,000 Trees for the Rouge's annual spring planting is an unforgettable event for all! We are dedicated to restoring wildlife habitat in the Rouge watershed and building community. The nation's largest annual one-day tree planting is back! Over the past 29 years, 10,000 Trees has reclaimed 190 acres of fragile watershed lands and planted over 198,000 trees and shrubs. Please come and join us this year to continue our special work by planting trees, shrubs and wildflowers. Rain, snow or…

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Drop, Swap & Shop: An Earth Day Celebration

Sunday, April 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3X8 Canada
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$2 - $5
Evergreen drop, swap & shop

Drop unwanted electronics, Swap for new treasures and Shop at our Etsy Maker’s Market full of items you can’t find anywhere else at Evergreen's Drop Swap and Shop: an Earth Day Celebration!

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Earth Day at Wye Marsh

Sunday, April 22 @ 10:00 am EDT
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre, 16160 Highway 12 East
Midland, ON L4R 4K6 Canada
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Celebrate Earth Day! Unearth your learning this Earth Day through a Wye Marsh lecture series and endless opportunities to escape, explore and experience! 10:00 am - Helping the Turtles of Simcoe County 11:00 am - Gardening for Wildlife - presented by Hidden Habitat. Native plants will also be for sale following this presentation! 12:00 pm - Bee of Assistance: How to Attract and Identify Bees - Bonnie Bee Honey 1:00 pm - American Kestrels in Simcoe County: How We Can Help Also featuring: Guided…

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