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July 2019

Treewalk Village Open for the Season

Thursday, July 18 - Saturday, August 31
TreeWalk Village, 3291 Stouffville Rd Stouffville
Ontario, ON L4A 7X5 Canada
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Treewalk Village in Stouffville

Treewalk Village opens for the season on March 9th, as part of the Bruce’s Mill Maple Syrup Festival. 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…

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Washed Ashore-Art To Save The Sea

Thursday, July 18 - Friday, November 1
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Washed Ashore is an aesthetically powerful art installation that is built completely from plastics found in oceans and waterways around the world. A first for Canada, this unique exhibit educates about the negative and devastating effects of plastic pollution and to spark positive changes in consumer habits. Each year, sea birds, whales, seals, sea turtles and other marine life die after ingesting plastic or becoming entangled in the plastic debris and approximately 300 million pounds of plastic is produced globally…

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Saddle Camp at Earthbound Kids

Thursday, July 18 - Friday, August 30
Earthbound Kids, 155 Uxbridge-Pickering Townline
Pickering, ON L4A 7X4 Canada

Whether your child is just trying it for the first time or they have experience with horses and riding, we offer camp programs to suit each child’s ability. Our instructors provide an enjoyable and, positive learning experience incorporating games and fun activities into the lesson plans. Horses and ponies in our program are gentle natured and experienced with all levels of riders. Earthbound offers two programs – Saddle Club for ages 6 to 12 years and Saddle Skills for ages…

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Camp Treetop Summer Camp

Thursday, July 18 - Friday, August 30
Earthbound Kids, 155 Uxbridge-Pickering Townline
Pickering, ON L4A 7X4 Canada

Camp Treetop is a multi-activity outdoor camp for kids 4-12 yrs. Kids learn and explore as they play with bugs, grow food, get messy and have fun doing all the things they love to do including horseback riding, swimming, sports, zip-lining, archery, outdoor education and more! Activities and programs are designed around 4 age groups: Seedlings (4-5 yrs), Explorers (6-7 yrs), Rangers (8-9 yrs) and Trailblazers (10-12 yrs). Camp Treetop connects children to nature in fun, educational, confidence-building ways. We let hands on experience with plants & animals and…

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Island Summer Camp

Thursday, July 18 - Friday, July 19
Island Natural Science School, 30 Centre Island Park
Toronto, ON M5J 2E9 Canada
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Island Summer Camp is operated through the TDSB, and is a chance for all kids between the ages of 9-13 to explore nature in a unique setting. With hiking, biking, survival skills, art & more, your kids can experience the outdoors in a new way. Come join us as we scale spooky Gibraltar lighthouse, learn how to survive in the outdoors, and develop teamwork through cooperative activities. Camp Schedule: July 2 - 5 July 8 - 12 July 15 -…

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July Offer at Eco Adventure Tours at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures

Thursday, July 18 - Wednesday, July 31
Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, 260/280 Scenic Caves Rd
Collingwood/The Blue Mountains, ON L9Y 0P2 Canada
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Save 10% off guided Eco Adventure Tours reserved online by July 31 /19. New this summer! 1.5 hour Treetop Tour during July-August. It’s a shorter adventure through the treetop canopy and down the forest zipline. Discount is applicable to both 1.5 and 3-hour tours until October 27/19. Enter discount code july2019 at check-out. Experience treetop canopy walking, ziplining, suspension bridge, caves + more. Age/height/weight restrictions apply. May not be used for previous bookings. Scenic Caves Nature Adventures is located near…

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Junior Equestrians at Earthbound Kids

Thursday, July 18 - Friday, August 9
Earthbound Kids, 155 Uxbridge-Pickering Townline
Pickering, ON L4A 7X4 Canada

A riding camp for kids 8 to 13 years who are interested in getting into competitive riding or improving their competitive riding level. Riders will receive one hour of instruction each day, riders will showcase their skills at the end of the week to staff and parents. Campers will learn to look after their equine teammate, ensuring that they are taken care of for optimal performance. At the start of each session riders will set their goals for the week…

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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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Pony Pals & Petite Pony Pals Programs

Monday, July 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on Friday, April 19, 2019 at 5:30 pm

One event on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 3:30 pm

One event on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 12:30 pm

One event on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 12:30 am

One event on Monday, July 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 12:30 pm

One event on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 10:00 am

Restorative Reins Equine Therapy & Wellness Centre, 10997 Kennedy Rd.
Markham, Ontario L6C 1P2 Canada
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$45

Does your child love horses but isn't big enough to ride yet? Maybe you don't know much about them? Do you want them to be exposed to horses? We can help with this fun and interactive program which teaches your child all about horses. Petite Pony Pals - 1 Hour Program Children, ages 4-8 years, will learn how to groom, lead and take care of a horse. We will teach them absolute basics in a fun and safe environment. We…

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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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Global Tiger Weekend

Saturday, July 27 - Sunday, July 28
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Join the Toronto Zoo in celebrating Global Tiger Weekend! Our celebration not only focuses on the plight tigers are facing in the wild, but aims to build appreciation for this beautiful carnivore. Get to know our Sumatran tiger’s Hari and Kemala and enjoy activities such as: touch tables, educational games, extra enrichment opportunities, and a chance to meet our tiger keepers. Sumatran Tigers are critically endangered in the wild. Tiger’s only live in 7% of their historic range, and in…

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2019 CNE HorseCapades

Saturday, July 27 @ 11:00 am - Thursday, August 15 @ 2:00 pm
CNE Horse Palace, 15 Nova Scotia Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M6K 3C3 Canada
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Free

Marking the unofficial start to the CNE, HorseCapades kicks off Saturday, July 27 at the Horse Palace with a program designed to introduce the young and the young at heart to the magical world of horses. Visitors with little ones can enjoy interactive, educational games and activities such as Guess a Horse’s Weight, learn about a horse’s nutrition and grooming, discover how a horse thinks, acts and reacts, and not-to-be-missed opportunities to pet a variety of horses and enjoy FREE pony rides (for children under 10 years of age). Back by popular…

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Summer Family Fun Day at YMCA Cedar Glen

Sunday, July 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre, 13300 11th Concession
Schomberg, Ontario L0G 1T0 Canada
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Free

YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre opens to the public one day this summer, free of charge! Enjoy outdoor activities, walking trials, and games for all ages throughout the day. There will also be opportunities to win prizes! • Outdoor maze • Archery • Climbing wall • High ropes • Nature hikes • Photo scavenger hunt • Crafts and Kids’ Zone • BBQ lunch: For only $5, a delicious lunch will be available and more! Learn how children can experience YMCA…

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August 2019

Penguin Awareness Weekend

Saturday, August 3 - Monday, August 5
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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African Penguins are one of the S.A.F.E. species here at the Toronto zoo. Their numbers have plummeted over the past 100 years and are expected to become extirpated in the next 10-15 years. Join us from 11:00am - 3:00pm at the African Penguin exhibit where you can meet your lovable feathered friends. The day will be filled with special meet & greets, family activities, silent auctions and draws for unique penguin prizes. Don't forget to join us at 12:30pm for…

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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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Date Night with Horses

Friday, August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on Friday, August 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Restorative Reins Equine Therapy & Wellness Centre, 10997 Kennedy Rd.
Markham, Ontario L6C 1P2 Canada
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$85

Put a little horseplay into your relationship During this fun-filled, 2-hour evening, you and your honey will be able to hang out with our horses and connect in a way like never before! Get ready to put a spark back into your date night with hilarious activities that will keep you laughing about it for years to come. Come spend your Date night with us for only $85.00 per couple. Light refreshments will be provided. Our couples Date Nights focus…

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World Lion Weekend

Saturday, August 10 - Sunday, August 11
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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World Lion Weekend is a global celebration for people to come together to pay tribute to the mighty lion while fulfilling a mission to do our part to save and protect these iconic species. Join us at the lion house to celebrate World Lion Day! We will be opening the doors to our lion house both days, Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11, from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm to raise awareness and promote lion conservation. For a small…

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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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Bat Awareness Weekend

Saturday, August 17 - Sunday, August 18
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Bats are amazing animals, and are entirely undeserving of their scary reputation. They also need our help! Half of Ontario’s beats are on the endangered species list. Join the team from the Toronto Zoo’s Native Bat Conservation Program in the Zoo’s front courtyard to learn the truth about bats, and the work we are doing save them. We hope to see you there. Even if you are scared of bats – we can change that. Activities include: Learn about the…

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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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Orangutan Awareness Weekend

Saturday, August 24 - Sunday, August 25
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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This event will focus on the impact of de-forestation and the palm oil issues as well as how the Zoo is supporting sustainable palm oil products. Guests can learn how they can help by changing some of their daily habits. Silent auction items and interpretive stations and keeper talks will also be part of this event. Funds raised will go to the Sumatran Orangutan Society. Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25, 2019 Free with Admission 11am to 3pm Indo-Malaya…

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September 2019

International Vulture Awareness Weekend

Sunday, September 1 - Monday, September 2
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Join the Toronto Zoo to celebrate Vulture Awareness Day. Vultures are an ecologically vital group of birds that face a range of threats in many areas that they occur. Populations of many species are under pressure and some species are facing extinction. The focus of International Vulture Awareness Weekend is to highlight the ecological importance of vultures and why we need to save them. Our awareness day offers many educational opportunities as well as hands on activities. Support an important…

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World Rhino Days

Saturday, September 7 - Sunday, September 8
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One event on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 12:00 am

Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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The Toronto Zoo is celebrating World Rhino Day on four dates in 2019. Join us to connect with our amazing Greater One Horned and Whites Rhinos on two different weekends. Join keeping staff for an interactive behind the scenes experience at both rhino barns to honor World Rhino. More details to come. Saturday, September 7th, Sunday, September 8th AND Saturday, September 28th, Sunday 29th Ticketed event

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Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

Friday, September 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Join Toronto Zoo staff and your fellow citizens in taking action to clean-up communities in our own backyard and help wildlife! This event is located at the Rouge Park Beaches, 195 Rouge Hills Dr. Parking is free and pizza and drinks will be provided. Drop in anytime between 10am and 2pm. Please register by Friday, September 6, 2019 by emailing aap@torontozoo.ca. Every little bit helps, whether it is 15 min, an hour, or more! Friday, September 13, 2019 10am to…

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Fall Canadian Pet Expo

Saturday, September 14 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, September 15 @ 5:00 pm
The International Centre, 6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON Canada
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$8 – $18

An incredibly fun weekend celebrating pets of all types! Entertainment, education, shopping and more! Bring your family & your family pets. Free Parking, all ages! Event highlights and more information available at canadianpetexpo.ca Adult Day Pass $15.00 *LIMITED TIME ONLY Youth Day Pass $8.00 Ages 5 to 15) Senior Day Pass $8.00 (Ages 65+) Family Day Pass $45.00 *LIMITED TIME ONLY (2 Adults & 3 Youth/Senior)

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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

172nd annual Woodbridge Fall Fair

Saturday, October 12 - Monday, October 14
Woodbridge Fairgrounds, 100 Porter Avenue
Vaughan, ON Canada
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Join all the fun at the 172nd annual Woodbridge Fall Fair! Make Thanksgiving weekend even more special by visiting our Fall Fair! Join in the tradition of celebrating our community together with old-fashioned fun - it's a taste of the country, right in the City! Celebrate Thanksgiving Weekend at the Fair - there is something for everyone to see, learn and do! • Exotic Car Show • Giant Pumpkin Contest • Children’s Village, Pioneer Area • Petting Zoo & Farm…

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Boo at the Zoo

Saturday, October 19 - Sunday, October 20
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, October 27, 2019

Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Calling all costumed kiddies! For Boo at the Zoo weekends kids in costume (ages 12 and under) get FREE admission *when accompanied by an adult paying regular admission. Offer not valid with passes including Air Miles, City Pass, bulk tickets, etc. Boo at the Zoo (kids 12 and under in costume get in FREE*) Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20 and Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27, 2019

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