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February 2018

Kindermusik Wiggle and Grow (18- 36 months)

Friday, February 23 - 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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Vikings: The Exhibition

Friday, February 23 - Monday, April 2
Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C6 Canada
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Bloodthirsty plunderers. Pillaging warriors. Seafaring traders. What do we really know about Vikings? Explore the myths and stereotypes of this ancient culture, in Vikings: The Exhibition presented by Raymond James Ltd. opening November 4, 2017. Offering a fresh and contemporary look into the Viking Age, Vikings is an extraordinary window into the lifestyle, religion, and daily lives of these legendary explorers, artisans, and craftspeople. Encounter objects rarely displayed outside of Scandinavia in this compelling exhibition that challenges the perceptions of…

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Skate On The Square

Friday, February 23 - Sunday, March 18
Mississauga Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON Canada
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Free

Enjoy a holiday skate at Celebration Square's outdoor community rink. Special hours on Christmas Eve, Christmas day and New Years Eve.

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Guided Night Snowshoe Hikes at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre

Friday, February 23 - Saturday, March 17
Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, 260/280 Scenic Caves Rd
Collingwood/The Blue Mountains, ON L9Y 0P2 Canada

Strap on your snowshoes for a night-time hike, where stars and shadows create a dramatic setting for adventure. Your experienced guides lead your group on a 1½ 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. No experience is required and the pace is moderate. Recommended for…

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Toronto Light Festival

Friday, February 23 - Sunday, March 4
The Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill Street Street
Toronto, ON M5A 3C4 Canada
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This winter, come out of the dark and into the light at the Toronto Light Festival in the Distillery Historic District. Join us on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, as you experience Toronto in a way you never have before. Sundown to 10pm Sunday to Wednesday Sundown to 11pm Thursday to Saturday The Festival will exhibit the creativity of local and international artists through Light Art.

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Frogs at the RBG

Friday, February 23 - Sunday, April 15
Royal Botanical Gardens, 690 Plains Road West
Burlington, ON Canada
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Experience the most visually stunning, vocally pleasing, and adaptively remarkable life forms on earth with RBG’s winter exhibit, Frogs! If you’ve never thought of frogs as beautiful, this exhibition will change your mind. Frogs! is a dynamic exhibit experience with two special exhibitions and daily, family-friendly activities where visitors of all ages can explore the wonderful world of frogs and their wetland homes. January 20 to April 15; RBG Centre

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Listening to Art, Seeing Music

Friday, February 23 @ 6:41 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, February 23 @ 6:41 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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The Secret Garden

Friday, February 23 - Saturday, March 17
Young People’s Theatre, 165 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Gardens, like people, need sustenance and attention in order to thrive. In this beloved classic, Mary Lennox is sent from India to live with her uncle in Yorkshire. Left to wander his gloomy old manor, Mary lashes out at those around her. Then... she discovers a mysterious hidden garden. In taking refuge there, Mary uncovers secrets that, like her, need to be brought into the sunshine. MAINSTAGE Feb. 5-Mar. 17, 2018 Recommended for ages 6 & up

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Exhibit: All in this Together

Friday, February 23 @ 6:41 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, February 23 - 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, February 23 - 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, February 23 - 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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Princess Knight

Friday, February 23 - Sunday, February 25
Solar Stage, Studio 176 (enter via Barn 2), 601 Christie St.
Toronto, ON M6G4C7 Canada
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Original play, actors, puppets, screwball comedy, heartwarming coming-of-age story. When Kate and Timmy learn they are mandated to be a Princess and a Knight (respectively), they struggle with those royal gender roles because their talents are better suited to other things; it’s their teamwork and mutual support on their foretold quest that help them discover who they'll become. February 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 @ 4:00pm Ages 6 and up

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Keys, Hammers and Strings: Exploring the Piano

Friday, February 23 @ 6:41 pm - Tuesday, March 6 @ 3:00 pm EST
The Royal Conservatory of Music, 273 Bloor St. W
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1W2 Canada
$195

Have you ever wondered how the piano works? Or how to tune a piano? Join Damon Groves, RCM Piano Technician, to learn the history, construction, and inner workings of today's modern piano. This course includes lectures, videos and loads of hands-on activities to satisfy your keyboard curiosity. Topics include a brief history of keyboard instruments, piano construction, tuning and the complexities of the grand piano action.

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Unionville Theatre Company presents The Wizard of Oz

Friday, February 23 - Sunday, February 25
Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd
Markham, ON L3R 8G5 Canada
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$25 - $30

This beloved tale in which we travel over the rainbow to discover the magical power of home. Songs include Over The Rainbow, Ding Dong The Witch is Dead, Lollypop Guild, If I Only Had a Brain, We’re Off To See The Wizard, If I were King Of The Forrest and The Merry Old Land of OZ.

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Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party!

Saturday, February 24 - Sunday, February 25
Hershey Centre, 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Mississauga, Ontario Canada
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Jump to the beat with your friends on Sesame Street! Introducing an all-new, interactive show that unfolds on one of the world’s most famous streets at the funniest, furriest party in the neighborhood. Join in the fun as the Sesame Street community discovers choosing a party theme is more challenging than they could have ever imagined. Learn new songs and sing along to familiar favorites with Oscar and Cookie Monster; build a snowman with Elmo; flap your wings with Big…

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Bloor-Yorkville Icefest

Saturday, February 24 - Sunday, February 25
Village Yorkville Park, Cumberland Street & Bellair Street
Toronto, ON Canada
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Bloor Yorkville Icefest

Toronto’s premier cultural district will become a showcase of incredible ice sculptures and live ice carving demonstrations, for the entire family to enjoy. This year’s theme is Medieval Times, transforming the neighbourhood into a magical display of over 70,000 lbs. of crystal clear ice sculpted into magnificent sculptures inspired by the chivalry, rivalry & revelry in celebration of the middle ages. Patrons can expect to be dazzled by these ice creations, which will include an 11th Century-Styled Castle with Knights on Guard Ice Exhibit and a Photo…

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Mountsberg’s Maple Town

Saturday, February 24 - Monday, April 2
Mountsberg Conservation Area, Mountsberg Conservation Area
Campbellville, Ontario Canada
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Maple Town

Mountsberg’s sugar bush has been producing maple magic for almost 150 years and educating the public for more than 30 years. Approximately 600 trees are tapped during this most Canadian of seasons and the watery sap is be magically transformed into sweet maple syrup in the Sugar Shanty.

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5th Annual Move Your Paws for the Polar Bear Cause

Saturday, February 24 @ 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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Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre

Saturday, February 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
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One event on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Safely observe the Sun* with specially filtered telescopes. Learn about our nearest star and try your eye at spotting exotic surface features, including sunspots, spicules, and prominences. January 27 February 24 March 24 April 28 May 26 June 23 July 28 August 25 September 22 October 27 November 24 December 22 10 am - 12 pm  * Weather permitting. In the event of cloud cover, program will be rescheduled to the following Saturday. TELUSCAPE Outside Main Entrance

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Polar Bear Fest

Saturday, February 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Celebrate International Polar Bear Day and show your love for polar bears by joining us at our very ‘cool’ Polar Bear Festival. Visitors will be able to take part in fun and educational activities that help raise awareness and support this threatened Canadian species. Polar Bear Fest includes polar bear themed children’s activities, silent auction with a chance to win the experience to watch a painting session with polar bears, and much more!

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Family Fun Pottery Workshop

Sunday, February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
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One event on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 1:00pm

Adventure Valley Day Camp, 7015 Leslie Street CORNER OF LESLIE AND STEELES
Thornhill, ON L3T6L6 Canada
$120

Adventure Valley is excited to welcome Lauren Chris, a Toronto-based artist, for Pottery Workshops this winter! Family Fun Pottery Workshop An amazing opportunity to learn and create together! 1 Adult / 1 Child Pair: $120 "Adult" pricing for those aged 17+ "Child" pricing for those aged 6 - 16 Additional adult: $85 Additional child: $50 Project: Animal trinkets Your creation will be fired in the kiln in between your first and second week. After painting, your creation will be fired…

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March 2018

ROMKids Sleepovers

Friday, March 2 @ 5:00 pm EST
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One Friday each month
Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C6 Canada
$10 - $77

  Bunk down for the night at Toronto’s ultimate backstage museum pass at the Royal Ontario Museum! Before bedtime, visitors are invited to get up close to Museum artifacts with exclusive after-hours access to our galleries, speak with ROM experts, enjoy a special movie screening, and make your own souvenir to take home. Plus don't miss the PJ karaoke and late night snack! January 12, 2018 February 23 March 2 April 6 $88 $77 per person for groups of 10…

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Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors

Saturday, March 3 @ 10:30 am - 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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TIFF Kids International Film Festival

Friday, March 9 - Sunday, March 18
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Reitman Square, 350 King Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 3X5 Canada
$10 - $14

Come celebrate children’s cinema from around the world! Showcasing the best in Canadian and international cinema, the TIFF Kids International Film Festival is the can’t-miss event for families this spring.

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Sugar Shack TO, presented by Redpath

Saturday, March 10 - Sunday, March 11
Canada’s Sugar Beach, 11 Dockside Drive
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Free

Toronto’s urban sugar shack experience is returning! The 3rd annual Sugar Shack TO, presented by Redpath, is a winter festival that invites Torontonians to come out and celebrate all things maple. Bringing a big dose of sweetness to Toronto’s Waterfront, Sugar Shack TO returns the first weekend of March Break, March 10-11, 2018. Dip into some traditional cabane à sucre activities and melt away the winter blues! Two sugar shacks will be serving up fresh maple taffy all weekend long…

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BugFeast® 2018

Saturday, March 10 - Sunday, March 18
Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, 2500 Kossuth Road
Cambridge, ON Canada
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This year's theme is CHOCOLATE! Join us during March Break and put your taste buds to the test! We'll tempt you with 3 bugtastic food samples! Chocolate "chirp" cookie made with cricket flour White chocolate bark with roasted mealworms Cricket milk chocolates Samples are FREE with paid admission. Save the planet, eat a bug! March Break: Saturday March 10th - Sunday March 18th, 2018

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March Break at the Zoo

Saturday, March 10 - Sunday, March 18
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Join us this March Break to say goodbye to Canada’s only giant pandas before they end their five years at the Toronto Zoo and move to the Calgary Zoo where they will stay until 2023. The Giant Panda Experience closes permanently on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 6pm. Also on hand for March Break Fun will be our Fun Team, daily Keeper Talks, Animal Encounters and more! March Break hours: 9am to 6pm (with last admission one hour before close).…

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Bruce’s Mill Sugar Bush Festival

Saturday, March 10 - Sunday, April 8
Bruce’s Mill, 3291 Stouffville Road
Stouffville, ON Canada
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Bruce's Mill Maple Syrup Festiva

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!

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March Break at the Hockey Hall of Fame

Saturday, March 10 - Sunday, March 18
Hockey Hall of Fame, Brookfield Place, 30 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Celebrate 125 years of hockey's greatest treasure - the Stanley Cup! Get your family photo with hockey’s Holy Grail and explore cherished artifacts paying tribute to Lord Stanley’s gift to the game. Try your hand at goaltending, shooting, play-by-play calling, and even hosting your own sports broadcast. Access your March Break Family Value Offer at HHOF.com.

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Horton Tree Farms Maple Syrup Festival

Saturday, March 10 - Sunday, April 8
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One event on Friday, March 30, 2018 at 12:00am

Horton’s Home Farm, 5924 Slaters Road
Gormley, Ontario Canada
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Time to visit our Maple Sugar Bush and sample the sweetness of spring. Come and enjoy the simple pleasure of being in the fragrant maple woods on a crisp March or fresh April day. Smell the sweet aroma billowing from the sugar shack as the maple sap is boiled down to syrup.

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The World of the Fatimids

Saturday, March 10 @ 10:00 am - 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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March Break at the Art Gallery of Ontario

Saturday, March 10 @ 10:30 am - Sunday, March 18 @ 4:00 pm EST
Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON M5T 1G4 Canada
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March Break programming is free with General Admission.
March Break at the AGO

Take a colourful journey through time and space this March Break at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), with nine days of futuristic programming for the whole family inspired by our current exhibition Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors and Kusama’s playful world of light and colour. Get building collaboratively and transform cardboard boxes into a massive futuristic city coordinated by Toronto artist Sean Martindale. Make a lantern or a silly Emoji face mask! Continue the fun by printing a kaleidoscope of…

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Maple Syrup by Lamplight

Saturday, March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Air Canada Centre, 50 Bay Street
Toronto, ON M5J 2L2 Canada
$7.50 - $14.50

Tap into Spring with a magnificent evening that begins with a guided twilight tour of Kortright's Maple Sugar Bush. Taste real maple syrup as well as a fireside treat, visit our sugar shack and learn about old fashioned and modern methods of maple syrup production. Please dress for the weather. Advance tickets required: 416-667-6295 or www.kortright.org. Adults - $14.50, Seniors/Youth - $7.50, Children 4 & under - Free.

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Big Nate, The Musical

Monday, March 12 - Sunday, March 25
Richmond Hill Centre For Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3B7 Canada
$20 - $68
Big Nate

Nate Wright, a detention-riddled sixth grader (and drummer for the greatest garage band in the history of the galaxy, Enslave the Mollusk!) hopes to woo beautiful Jenny away from her boyfriend Artur by winning "The Nickelodeon", the first prize in his school's Battle of the Bands. But when Artur and Jenny team up with Nate's arch-rival Gina to form the sap-pop band, Rainbows and Ponies, he's gotta take his game to an all-star level. What will he do? Based on…

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