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March 2021

Immersive Van Gogh by Car

Monday, March 1 - Monday, May 31
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 1 of the month, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Toronto Star Building, 1 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON Canada
Van Gogh Immersive Experience

Be immersed in 600,000 cubic feet of stunning projection animating the master's brushstroke, detail, and colour as you have never experienced them. The exhibition is custom-designed specifically to the historic space that housed the Toronto Star’s printing presses at 1 Yonge Street transforming the industrial into the magical. Experience the organic landscapes of Van Gogh’s imagination, and ride the rollercoaster of Van Gogh’s descent into…

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Science Films for Everyone!

Monday, March 1 - Monday, May 31
$1.30

The Ontario Science Centre is pleased to announce its partnership with Giant Screen Films! Enjoy top-selling documentary films, plus accompanying educational activities—all from the comfort of home or school. With seven films to choose from, there’s something for everyone. Nestle up in your comfiest chair, grab some popcorn and settle in for some family-friendly fun, or supplement your lesson plan by sharing a film with…

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April 2021

Pillars of Change

Thursday, April 1 - Monday, May 31

Looking for creative inspiration during the lockdown? Take part by making art! Pillars of Change is a new multipart No.9 Public Art initiative encouraging action on pressing social and environmental issues. This project is open to all ages and abilities – adults and children alike. Check out the Pillars of Change site for the latest artist latest artist editions, or download free at-home art making…

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Orillia Perch Festival

Saturday, April 17 - Saturday, May 15
Orillia and Area Lakes Orillia, ON Canada
Free
Orillia Perch Festival

The Orillia Perch Festival is one of the largest registered fishing derbies in Canada. This event is geared to participants of all ages and ability levels and is an ideal family activity. Perch enjoy shallow water and can be found close to shore this time of year, so fishing can be done from shore or a boat. New for 2021, there will be a virtual…

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May 2021

Ocean Defender Online – STEAM Courses for Kids

Saturday, May 1 - Sunday, May 30
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 1 of the month, repeating until Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Your kids can learn from home with Sea Smart’s Ocean Defender online courses. Our interactive and engaging courses are developed and delivered by Sea Smart’s team of marine biologists and environmental educators! Sea Smart provides all the resources you need to keep your kids engaged and learning at home. You can also relax knowing that all of our lessons are developed by experienced educators. You…

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One Billion Steps Challenge, powered by Cleo

Saturday, May 1 - Monday, May 31
Free

Take the One Billion Steps Challenge and STEP UP for breast cancer research. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Breast Cancer Society of Canada's, (BCSC), annual Mother's Day Walk, now the One Billion Steps Challenge, powered by Cleo. BCSC is inviting all Canadians to STEP UP to the challenge this May - to walk, hike, run, hit a class or just dance to…

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Treewalk Village Opening for the Season

Sunday, May 2 - Sunday, May 30
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 2 of the month, repeating until Sunday, October 31, 2021

TreeWalk Village Stouffville, 3291 Stouffville Rd Stouffville
Ontario, ON L4A 7X5 Canada
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Treewalk Village in Stouffville

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 tree walk…

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The 5 Drive-In Open for the Season

Monday, May 3 - Monday, May 31
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 3 of the month, repeating until Sunday, October 31, 2021

The 5 Drive-In, 2332 Ninth Line
Oakville, ON L6H 7G9 Canada
5 Drive-In Opening Weekend

Closing for 1 month beginning April 3, 2021 due to Ontario Provincial Shut-Down. The 5 Drive-In in Oakville opens this weekend! Come as you are and watch an amazing line-up of movies we have for you. Movies are better under the stars! OPEN 7 DAYS 3 Screens BOX OFFICE OPENS @ 6:30PM

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Ontario Science Center Science at Home

Monday, May 3 @ 8:00 am - Thursday, June 3 @ 7:59 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until Monday, May 31, 2021

Science is everywhere. Learning can happen anywhere. For the family that loves to experiment, this Do It Yourself series is sure to inspire your inner scientist. We’ve got hands-on games and activities that range from getting your hands slimy to crafting gravity-defying chutes to exploring the nature in your backyard. These easy-to-follow guides are simple, fun, and appropriate for most ages (with adult supervision).

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World Migratory Bird Day

Sunday, May 9
Wye Marsh National Wildlife Area, 16160 Highway 12 East
Midland, Ontario L0K 1R0 Canada
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Join Wye Marsh for a day of e-birding as we post activities and a virtual Migratory Birding Workshop. As our spring migrants travel through our region we are offered a brief glimpse at these species as they travel to their breeding grounds. We hope you will share your sightings with us!

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Virtual Mother’s Day tour of the Bata Shoe Museum

Sunday, May 9 @ 11:00 am
MOthers Day at the Bata Shoe Museum

Pour yourself a cup of tea and join us for an exclusive Mother’s Day tour of the Bata Shoe Museum with Director & Senior Curator Elizabeth Semmelhack! Elizabeth will personally take you through our four galleries, including our newest exhibition The Great Divide: Footwear in the Age of Enlightenment and answer all of your questions.  Spaces are limited - register early.

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Mother’s Day Painting Workshop (Cherry Blossoms)

Sunday, May 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$10

Attend a family friendly painting lesson for Mother's Day with Arruniya Mohendran, art educator extraordinaire at Winged Canvas! 🖌️ 🕑 Sun, May 9 | 2:00 - 3:30pm EDT | 1.5 hr painting lesson 🌸 Learn how to paint a cherry blossom landscape step by step under the guidance of a professional artist. We’ll cover all the essentials, like how to begin the creative process, composition,…

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Indigenous Voices – Mother’s Day Episode

Monday, May 10 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
ROM Indigenous Voices

Tune in to the ROM’s popular Indigenous Voices program offered in a live webinar format twice a month. Designed for K-12 students and teachers, each episode features Indigenous ROM educators and guest speakers as they highlight distinct ancestral objects, share stories, and offer arts-based activities that celebrate living Indigenous cultures. In this episode, join us and make cards to appreciate the mothers, mother figures, aunties,…

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Free Virtual Toronto Zoo Tour

Friday, May 14 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Generation Connection offers tutoring, online programs, and activity kits. We're new to the online community, and would love it if you joined us for our virtual grand opening celebration! On May 14th at 1:30, we will be meeting on Zoom for a virtual tour of the Toronto Zoo's African Savanna! Register for this FREE event on Eventbrite: https://virtualzootour.eventbrite.ca This is a two-day celebration, check out…

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Free Virtual Family Trivia

Friday, May 14 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Generation Connection offers tutoring, online programs, and activity kits. We're new to the online community, and would love it if you joined us for our virtual grand opening celebration! On May 14th at 3:30, we will be meeting for family trivia on Zoom. Trivia questions will be hosted on Kahoot, so it may be a good idea to play the Zoom meeting and the game…

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Free Virtual Magic Show

Saturday, May 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

On May 15th at 10:00 am, join Generation Connection for a virtual magic show with Tricky Tim! Watch Tim's virtual magic show preview here: https://trickytim.com/virtual-magic-shows/. After the show, stick around for magical storytime with Generation Connection. Register for this FREE event on Eventbrite: https://genxyzatrickytim.eventbrite.ca This is a two-day celebration, check out our other event postings to register for our virtual tour of the Toronto Zoo…

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Wee Festival

Monday, May 17 - Monday, May 24

WeeFestival Returns May 17 - 24! Experience a sparkling stream of theatre, music, dance, puppetry, and performance from around the world in an 8-day digital programme that promises to inspire and stimulate young imaginations. In between playtime and outdoor fun, the WeeFestival offers children and their families a daily dose of nourishing arts and culture! Designed as a flexible, relaxed, and accessible experience, you and…

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International Museum Day Free Virtual Tour

Tuesday, May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us & celebrate International Museum Day with a free, virtual tour of the Pacific Museum of Earth in Vancouver! We'll take you behind the scenes to see some of our favourite specimens, talk about fossils, nifty gemstones & natural disasters! It's going to be a gas! Visit event link for more details.

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Midland Uke Fest

Midland Uke Fest

Friday, May 21 - Monday, May 24
Midland Cultural Centre, 333 King Street
Midland, ON L4R 3M7 Canada
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Each year the Midland Cultural Centre hosts our annual ukulele festival in beautiful downtown Midland. This 3 day festival, the first Uke Fest in Ontario, allows ukulele players of all ages to participate in workshops, jam sessions, concerts and all things ukulele-based. With a diverse, lively, educational range of workshops presented by a host of skilled, dynamic workshop leaders, catering to every Uke skill level…

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Temple Sinai YoFe Shabbat with friends Judy & David

Friday, May 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
Free

Temple Sinai YoFe Shabbat with friends Judy & David Friday May 28 at 5.00 p.m. YoFe Shabbat is a fun, musical, whole-family Shabbat celebration. Join our clergy along with our friends, Juno award winners, Judy & David, as we sing, learn, pray and watch our favourite Shabbat stories come to life. Join with Temple families and our clergy before the livestream to welcome one another…

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Indigenous Voices – Two-Spirit Identities & Giveaway Gift Making

Monday, May 31 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
ROM Indigenous Voices

Tune in to the ROM’s popular Indigenous Voices program offered in a live webinar format twice a month. Designed for K-12 students and teachers, each episode features Indigenous ROM educators and guest speakers as they highlight distinct ancestral objects, share stories, and offer arts-based activities that celebrate living Indigenous cultures. Designed for K-12 students and teachers, Indigenous Voices episodes features Indigenous ROM educators and guest speakers…

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June 2021

Eating Our Veggies & Fruits [P.A. Day Cooking Webinar]

Friday, June 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
$20

Get kids excited about food and involved in the kitchen! Join Registered Dietitians Emilia Heiman & Sarah Jean-Noel in this interactive and educational cooking classes. Children will learn about the importance of fruits and vegetables and, build their cooking and baking skills by preparing 2 fun and delicious recipes! Menu: Veggie Pizza & Fruit Smoothies Cost: $20 per webinar. A perk for parents: Register for…

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Powerful Proteins [P.A. Day Cooking Webinar]

Friday, June 4 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
$20

Get kids excited about food and involved in the kitchen! Join Registered Dietitians Emilia Heiman & Sarah Jean-Noel in this interactive and educational cooking classes. Children will learn about different sources of protein and, build their cooking skills by preparing 2 fun and delicious recipes! Menu: Power Protein Balls & Greek Yogurt Dip Cost: $20 per webinar. A perk for parents: Register for all 4…

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Spring Boat & Cottage Show

Friday, June 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Port of Orillia, 50 Centennial Dr
Orillia, ON L3V 4M8 Canada
Free
Orillia SPring Boat and Cottage Show

Ontario’s Lake Country is your four season destination located at an hour North from Toronto. Boasting some of the best resorts, venues and attractions in Ontario such as Horseshoe Valley Resort, Casino Rama Resort, Burl’s Creek Events Grounds, Mount St. Louis Moonstone or Hardwood Ski & Bike to mention a few! The area offers many different options for accommodations such as several B&B’s, Hotels and…

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Christmas in June

Saturday, June 26
Port of Orillia, 50 Centennial Dr
Orillia, ON L3V 4M8 Canada
Free

Ontario’s Lake Country is your four season destination located at an hour North from Toronto. Boasting some of the best resorts, venues and attractions in Ontario such as Horseshoe Valley Resort, Casino Rama Resort, Burl’s Creek Events Grounds, Mount St. Louis Moonstone or Hardwood Ski & Bike to mention a few! The area offers many different options for accommodations such as several B&B’s, Hotels and…

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