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September 2019

Celebrate 50 Years with the Ontario Science Center

Saturday, September 21 @ 4:44 pm - 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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9 & 99: The Howe Gretzky Exhibition

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - Sunday, March 1, 2020
Hockey Hall of Fame, Brookfield Place, 30 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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$14 – $20
9 & 99

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

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Pirate Ship Adventure

Saturday, September 21 - Monday, October 7
Pirate Life Toronto, 333 Lakeshore Blvd. East
Toronto, Ontario M5A 1B6 Canada
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$27

Come join the crew in search of sunken Treasure! Set Sail with your family this summer, adults and children alike! Become a pirate with our crew, dress in costume, face paint tattoos and pirate names! Fire the water cannons and haul up the loot, because we are all pirates arrrgh 😉 Imagine, play & create with us outdoors on a pirate ship with the best view of Toronto's Skyline! SAILS May & June - Weekends + Group/School Weekdays July & August…

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Washed Ashore-Art To Save The Sea

Saturday, September 21 - 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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Its On This Summer At Ontario Place

Saturday, September 21 - Monday, September 30
Ontario Place, 955 Plakeshore Blvd. West
Toronto, ON M6K 3B9 Canada
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Free

Ontario Place has much in store for visitors this summer. Zen out with our FREE weekends and monthly sunset yoga classes in the park. Take a spin in a kayak or paddleboat at Lake Shore Boat rentals or hop on a Segway adventure courtesy of Go Tours. In search of a culinary adventure? The West Island will home to a variety of exciting festivals. Grab a bite or drink at Vista Eatery’s licensed patio and listen to live jazz on…

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Rainbow Songs Music Classes for Babies and Toddlers

Saturday, September 21 - Tuesday, December 31
Rainbow Songs | 20 locations in GTA Toronto, Ontario M6R 2M3 Canada + Google Map

Rainbow Songs is Toronto largest and best loved music program for babies and toddlers. Sign up for a free preview class at any of our 20 locations in Toronto. Rainbow Songs offers a inclusive, joyful, interactive music classes that encourage the participation of you and your child. Rainbow Songs music classes include super fun music and movement songs and activities for you and your little one. Come bond with your baby in our baby music class. Play and explore with…

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Music Classes for Toddlers 2 – 4 years

Saturday, September 21 - Saturday, December 21
Rainbow Songs | 20 locations in GTA Toronto, Ontario M6R 2M3 Canada

Rainbow Songs engaging music classes for young children are a great way to have fun and to prepare your child for kindergarten. Our 2-4 year old programs will have you and your child singing and enjoying music and movement activities together. Preschool Music Programs for 2 – 4 year-olds highlights: Develop language skills by learning to chant simple rhymes and participate in call-and-response songs Introduce bodily kinesthetic movements using props such as the rainbow stretchy band Learn more complex musical…

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Mixed Age Music Classes for Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers

Saturday, September 21 - Saturday, December 21

Rainbow Songs is Toronto's beloved music school for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. With 20 locations in Toronto, we're sure to have a location near you! www.rainbowsongs.com Our mixed age classes encourage families to join our programs to sing together! Have more than one child? Rainbow Songs loves it when families sing together! Siblings can join the same class and enjoy an enriching musical experience with you as a family! Why it's Great to Make Music Together as a Family: Enroll…

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Music Classes for Toddlers 1 – 2 years old

Saturday, September 21 - Sunday, December 22
Rainbow Songs | 20 locations in GTA Toronto, Ontario M6R 2M3 Canada

Rainbow Songs Music classes for 1-2 year olds are a joyful, participatory program with 20 locations throughout Toronto. Make music, play and explore with your 1-2 year old toddler while making friends in your neighbourhood. Our early childhood music and movement classes will have you and your toddler tapping, moving, clapping and singing! Check out our locations here: www.rainbowsongs.com Some highlights of our Music Classes Engaging songs and interactive activities that help your toddle rlearn about body parts, colours, and…

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Peter Pan The Musical

Saturday, September 21 - Sunday, September 22
Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M5S 2R4 Canada

One of the greatest family adventures to ever play on a theatrical stage, JM Barrie's much-loved tale takes flight in Toronto this August!  Elevated by a dazzling soundtrack, this timeless story of the boy who could fly is a theatrical treat for young and old alike! Take your seat on the shores of Neverland as Peter Pan transports you, Wendy, and the Darlings on an adventure you will never forget!

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IMAX Super Power Dogs

Saturday, September 21 - Tuesday, December 24
Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Free

Join an immersive IMAX adventure to experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. In this inspiring true story, our best friends are also real-life superheroes. Journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs who save lives and discover the powerful bond they share with their human partners. Follow Halo, a rookie puppy training to join one of the most elite disaster response teams in America. Meet Henry, an avalanche rescue expert in…

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Music Classes for Babies

Saturday, September 21 @ 4:44 pm - Sunday, December 22 @ 5:00 pm
Rainbow Songs | 20 locations in GTA Toronto, Ontario M6R 2M3 Canada + Google Map

Rainbow Songs music classes for babies are a perfect way to spend your mat leave! Have a great time giving you baby a head start, making new friends and singing song.1 Highlights of our Baby Music Classes: Bond with your baby and make friends with other class participants in a loving, nurturing and musical setting Sing silly lap rhymes, playful songs, lovely lullabies, , tickling tunes and more! Enrich your baby’s cognitive development while having a great time Teach your…

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Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament- September Savings!

Saturday, September 21 - Monday, September 30
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, 10 Dufferin Street
Toronto, ON M6K 3C3 Canada
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Experience the excitement at Medieval Times! Enjoy a four-course feast fit for royalty while you witness the beautiful pageantry and the heart-pounding action of our authentic medieval tournament! Use code SEP19 for epic discounts for our all-new show! Adults $44.95 | Kids & Teens $35.95. The Queen awaits your presence at the Castle! Conditions apply, see website for details.

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Kindermusik with Jo

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - Thursday, December 31, 2020
96 Vine Ave, 96 Vine Ave.
Toronto, Ontario M6P 1V7 Canada
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Award winning music and movement program 'Kindermusik with Jo' is coming to two locations in Toronto this September. 96 Vine Ave in The Junction Area and 50 Sousa Mendes St. in Junction Triangle. With more than 35 years of experience as the leader in musical learning, Kindermusik International understands music’s unique ability to impact children (and families!) in profound ways. Our curricula is built on the philosophies of Montessori, Suzuki, Orff, Kodaly and more. Come, connect, celebrate and grow with…

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Youth Pottery (6-14) at the MNjcc

Saturday, September 21 - Monday, November 25
Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, 750 Spadina Avenue at Bloor
Toronto, M5S 2J2
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$285

Get creative and make fun, functional projects using pinch pot, coil and slab techniques. Includes materials and firings. POTTERY 1 (ages 6 - 10) Mondays | 4:30 - 5:30 pm September 9 - November 25 Wednesdays | 4:30 - 5:30 pm September 11 - November 13 Saturdays | 9:00 - 10:30 am *NEW* September 14 - November 9 POTTERY 2 (ages 11 - 14) *NEW* Saturdays | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm September 14 - November 9 (No classes September…

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Join Us For our Fall Semester

Saturday, September 21 - Thursday, December 12
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JOIN US FOR 12 WEEKS OF MAGICAL, MUSICAL FAMILY FUN THIS FALL! Classes begin September 15. Locations in Markham Village and Cliffside Village (Scarborough). Visit www.mtinthevillage.com for more details and to REGISTER TODAY! OR Sign up for a FREE Trial Class (Trial class space is limited and does not guarantee enrolment in a registered spot). JOIN OUR MUSICAL COMMUNITY! "Music together with Josie is an experience that has been formative in my son's life. A better combination of program and…

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Cirque du Soleil Alegría

Saturday, September 21 - Sunday, December 1
Ontario Place, 955 Plakeshore Blvd. West
Toronto, ON M6K 3B9 Canada
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Under the Big Top at Ontario Place, will have audiences fall in love with timeless Alegría. With its signature songs, acrobatics and memorable characters that have helped define the Cirque du Soleil aesthetic, Alegría is the reincarnation of a classic, reinterpreted for the age, and rekindled to inspire fans—old and new alike. A production destined to change the history of the company, Cirque du Soleil first presented Alegría in April 1994, launching an emblematic show that was to win over…

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Fall Classes with Music Together in the Village

Saturday, September 21 - Saturday, November 30
ON Canada

Registration is open for our Fall 2019 session of family musical fun! 12 weekly, 45-minute classes which include songs, rhythmic rhymes, movement, and instrument play. These activities are presented as informal, non-performance-oriented musical experiences–developmentally appropriate for children and easy for parents and caregivers–regardless of their own musical ability. 1 CD and Digital Download Files, as well as an illustrated Songbook are included! Locations in Markham Village and Cliffside Village (Scarborough) – Weekday or weekend classes.

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The Word On The Street Toronto

Saturday, September 21 - Sunday, September 22
Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8 Canada
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Free

It’s a festival 30 years in the making—The Word On The Street Toronto has championed literacy and excellent Canadian writing since 1989, delighting audiences of all ages with author readings and featured programming alongside Canada’s largest open-air book fair. This September we're throwing a #WOTS30 birthday party like no other, celebrating the past and future of Canadian literature with an exciting lineup of debut authors alongside perennial favourites. The 2019 festival will kick off September 17 with a special inaugural…

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Music Classes for Babies and Toddlers

Saturday, September 21 - Wednesday, December 4
Musical Munchkins, 361 Danforth Ave.
Toronto, Ontario M4K 1P1 Canada
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Clap, Tap, Sing and Shake with Musical Munchkins! Our fun-filled classes provide musical experiences for babies and toddlers in a nurturing and stimulating environment. Playful movement is introduced with action songs, fingerplays, floating scarves, dance and instrument play. A wonderful collection of songs is designed to inspire a love of music and support sensory and motor skills. Ask about our Free Trial Class!

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Francophonie en Fête

Saturday, September 21 - Sunday, September 29
The Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill Street Street
Toronto, ON M5A 3C4 Canada
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Free

Toronto's Annual Celebration of Francophone Diversity . This 14th Annual Music Festival promises to be one of the most exciting ever! Come down to the Distillery for our Free Concert Series at the OLG stage, happening Sept 20 through 22nd. Over the 3 days we present an exceptional selection of the latest sounds in Francophone music from all over the world !

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Oasis Zoo Run 10K and 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, September 21
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Our annual fundraiser run/walk for the Zoo! Open to all runners, walkers, and fitness folk of all ages and abilities. Bring the whole family for a day of fitness, fun and fundraising. Support the Toronto Zoo and invite your friends, family and colleagues to pledge a runner! For online entry, fundraising and event details go please visit the Oasis Zoo Run website at http://canadarunningseries.com/oasis-zoorun/

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Toronto Windfest

Saturday, September 21 - Sunday, September 22
Woodbine Beach Park, 1675 Lake Shore Blvd East
Toronto, Ontario M4L 3W6 Canada
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Free

Toronto Windfest is an opportunity for all kite fliers to come out, have some fun, show the public some amazing kites and colour the sky for both Saturday the 21st and Sunday the 22nd. General public are welcome to participate and BRING YOUR OWN KITES. (Vending restrictions prevent sales and kitemaking.) Woodbine Beach Park is located on shore of Lake Ontario, between Coxwell and Woodbine Avenues. Vehicles can access Woodbine Beach Park from Lakeshore Boulevard East, just east of Coxwell…

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YPT Drama School – After-School & Weekend

Saturday, September 21, 2019 @ 4:44 pm - Sunday, June 14, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Young People’s Theatre, 165 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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YPT Drama School After-School and Weekend Classes for JK-Grade 12 are held over three nine-week terms. There are four different locations where you can attend classes: Downtown Toronto, Etobicoke, North York and Scarborough. Led by professional artist educators with extensive teaching experience, students will build core theatre skills in movement, voice and character. Confidence and creative expression are developed through drama exercises and improvisation. Students will be encouraged to express their unique ideas in new ways. In the Spring term,…

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Toronto Biennial of Art

Saturday, September 21 @ 4:44 pm - Sunday, December 1 @ 6:00 pm
Multiple Locations in Toronto Toronto, ON Canada
Free

Launching September 21, 2019, the Toronto Biennial of Art is a new international contemporary visual arts event as culturally connected and diverse as the city itself. For 72 days, Toronto and surrounding areas will be transformed by free exhibitions, talks, and performances that reflect our local context while engaging with the most pressing issues of our time. The inaugural Biennial will present over 100 works by Canadian, Indigenous, and International artists installed at more than 10 sites on or near…

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Tell Me That Story Again

Saturday, September 21 @ 4:44 pm - Saturday, November 23 @ 2:30 pm
Young People’s Theatre, 165 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Tell Me That Story Again: The Indigenous Tradition of Oral Storytelling The YPT Drama School has a fantastic new class, Tell Me That Story Again, where students will learn about the Indigenous tradition of oral storytelling and create theatre that is personal and powerful. Weekly Saturday classes (1PM-2:30PM) will be held in Downtown Toronto for Grades 5-8 throughout the Fall, Winter & Spring. YPT Artist Educators Lindy Kinoshameg, from Wikwemikoong Unceded First Nation, and Leslie McCue, from Curve Lake First…

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Downsview Park Orchard Party

Sunday, September 22 @ 12:00 am - 4:00 pm
Downsview Park, 40 Carol Road
Toronto, ON Canada
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Free

Join us at Downsview Park as we celebrate the autumn harvest at the Orchard! This is a free event, but spots are limited, please register early. You are welcome to visit us anytime between 1:00-4:00 p.m. Activities Tours of the Orchard Forest nature walk Snacks (while supplies last) Campfire Apple cider U-pick at Fresh City Farms (see below) Open house at the Toronto Black Farmers and Growers Collective (middle greenhouse-back door) and more family friendly activities While at Downsview Park…

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Ontario Vintage Market

Sunday, September 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, October 13, 2019

Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3X8 Canada
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The Ontario Vintage Market returns to Evergreen Brick Works for their seasonal residency at the Sunday Artisan Market. Shop Ontario Vintage Market's section for that one-of-a-kind vintage or antique find during their residency this season at the Sunday Artisan Market. Their curated selection of vintage and antique vendors sell decor, furniture, art, housewares and more every other Sunday from May 19 to October 13. September 8, 2019 Every other Sunday from May 19 to October 13 during Sunday Artisan Market…

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Free Yoga Class in Trillium Park

Sunday, September 22 @ 11:00 am - Monday, September 23 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, September 29, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, September 29, 2019

Ontario Place, 955 Plakeshore Blvd. West
Toronto, ON M6K 3B9 Canada
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Free

This Summer, Ontario Place will offer FREE yoga classes in Trillium Park every Saturday and Sunday mornings along with monthly sunset sessions led by renowned yoga instructor, Alexandria Santaguida, who has had the pleasure of teaching yoga to thousands of people and children across the GTA. Each class is approx. 60 minutes and offers a mix of hatha and vinyasa yoga. Classes focus on mindfulness, strengthening your core, body and alignment. The class is great for yogis of all levels.…

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McMichael Art Bus

Sunday, September 22 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Art Bus will run on October 19 and not October 20.
McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 10365 Islington Ave.
Kleinburg, Ontario L0J 1C0 Canada
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$15

The McMichael Art Bus is back! From June through October, get on board the Art Bus on Sunday's* that will travel from downtown Toronto directly to the McMichael in Kleinburg. For only $15 + general admission, spend the day viewing the exhibitions, walking the grounds and perusing the Gallery Shop.

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Fall Fair at Black Creek Pioneer Village

Sunday, September 22 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Black Creek Pioneer Village, 1000 Murray Ross Pkwy
North York, ON M3J 2P3 Canada
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$11 – $15

Participate in the optimism and energy of a nineteenth-century fall fair! Get up close with the jaw-dropping technological wonders of the Victorian era, the wondrous remedies featured at Dr. Miller's Medicine Show, and incredible illusion games that will boggle your mind! Impress your friends and family by competing in unforgettable challenges including a pie-eating contest, spelling bee, and potato relay race!

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Todmorden Mills Harvest Festival

Sunday, September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Todmorden Mills, 67 Pottery Road
Toronto, ON M4K 2B9 Canada

Celebrate the harvest season with a 1940s twist at Todmorden Mills. Visit our two historic homes, sample wartime harvest recipes for preserves, snacks and the lunchbox, try the jellied salad taste test, swing to live music with Bertie & The Gents, snap a photo with vintage cars or at our selfie stations, play outdoor games, and make a vintage-inspired craft to take home.

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Fall Fair Weekends at the Scarborough Museum

Sunday, September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, September 22, 2019

Scarborough Museum, 1007 Brimley Road
Toronto, ON M1P 3E8 Canada
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Scarborough Museum's Victorian buildings are set in beautiful Thomson Park, full of fall colours in September. Join us on September weekends for old-fashioned fall fair fun with bottle ring toss, bean bag toss, three legged races, and fall activities. Enjoy tasty apple pie and cider, go on a time traveller scavenger hunt, and make crafts while sharing community history. This event is part of Toronto History Museums Fall and Harvest programming. Scarborough Museum is one of 10 Toronto History Museums…

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Harvest Day Celebration

Sunday, September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Avenue East
Toronto, Ontario M3C 1P2 Canada
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Celebrate the growing season in the TBG’s Teaching Garden. Plant garlic, ride the smoothie bike, walk the ravine, arts and crafts with Discoverability, enjoy story time with the Don Mills Library, and harvest veggies for the Dorset Park Food Bank. Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase. Lug a mug and water bottle to help us reduce waste at this event. Stroller accessible. FREE but registration is recommended. Stroller accessible.

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Exploring Spadina’s Orchards

Sunday, September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Spadina Museum, 285 Spadina Road
Toronto, ON M5R 2V5 Canada
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Bring a lawn chair or blanket and join us in the Spadina Museum orchard to enjoy outdoor acoustic music with different musicians each week - The History Buffs (September 15) and The Tall Poppies (September 22). After the performances make sure you linger a while to enjoy the grounds and play outdoor games like croquet, quoits and badminton. Learn about the historic orchard and the different varieties of apples grown over the years. Sample some of these varieties and compare…

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Springboard to Music (Fall Term 2019)

Tuesday, September 24 - Wednesday, September 25
Scarborough Bluffs United Church, 3739 Kingston Rd.
Scarborough, Ontario M1J 3H4 Canada
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$10 – $13

Springboard to Music believes that there is a genuine need for music in the lives of children. An enriched learning experience means students develop healthy interests outside the home. Engaging music learning taught locally by respected teachers from our community can pique an interest that will last a lifetime. The program is most affordable and a great way to spark a child’s interest in music. Classes run Tuesdays and Wednesdays every week for 12 weeks in the Fall term. Classes…

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BSM Stroller Tours

Wednesday, September 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Bata Shoe Museum, 327 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5S1W7 Canada
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BSM Stroller Tours

We know it can be tricky to find things to do with a little one! So come and join a group of other moms and babies for a docent-led tour of the BSM. Tours are held on the last Wednesday of every month. $14 for mom and baby (under 5 years of age) | Free for Friends of the BSM | Please register by calling  416-979-7799 x 242 or emailing education@batashoemuseum.ca.

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World Rhino Days

Saturday, September 28 - Sunday, September 29
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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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Evergreen Apple Harvest Festival

Saturday, September 28 - Sunday, September 29
Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3X8 Canada

Celebrate fall harvest at Evergreen Brick Works! The second annual Apple Harvest Festival, Presented by Brickworks Ciderhouse will take place at the Saturday Farmers Market and Sunday Artisan Market, this free festival is the newest way to celebrate local Ontario apples this fall. From pies & pastries to jams, jellies & freshly prepared ready-to-eat dishes, experience the best of Ontario’s harvest season. Celebrate with apple treats in the Children's Garden: Sample apple treats made by Café Belong, fresh out of…

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The Big Draw Festival Toronto 2019

Saturday, September 28 - Sunday, September 29
Scarborough Museum, 1007 Brimley Road
Toronto, ON M1P 3E8 Canada
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Free
The Big Draw Festival

Ready. Set. Draw! The world’s largest drawing festival is coming to Toronto History Museums. The free event is open to all-ages and abilities and welcomes everyone who loves to draw to make a mark on their city. Bring your own paints, pencils, and crayons or use those provided to create your own masterpiece. Get inspired by the sites' architecture, artefacts and gardens or participate in a collaborative art project. The Big Draw Festival has attracted more than four million people…

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Culture Days Weekend

Saturday, September 28 - Sunday, September 29
Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C7 Canada
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Free

Enjoy a weekend of free admission as part of Culture Days, Canada’s national celebration of community arts. Explore the Gardiner’s world-renowned collection of ceramics from the Ancient Americas, Europe, China, Japan, and contemporary pottery. Guided tours will take place daily at 2 pm. 10 am – 4 pm | Raku firing on the Plaza Join us for live Raku firing! An exciting pottery technique that has its origins in 16th-century Japan, Raku ware is placed in a container with combustible…

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Mindworks

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - Sunday, April 26, 2020
Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Mindworks at the Ontario Science Center

Take an unforgettable journey through your own mind and question how you think, feel, and react to the world around you at MindWorks, a new exhibition researched, designed and fabricated by the Ontario Science Centre. Explore topics such as consciousness, decision-making, emotions, creativity and personality to understand your own mental processes. Sparking moments of mindfulness, this exhibition encourages active questioning and discovery through hands-on experiences. Presented with Knowledge Partner the Ontario Brain Institute. To April 26, 2020.

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50th Birthday Community Weekend at Ontario Science Center

Saturday, September 28 - Sunday, September 29
Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Free

It’s a free birthday bash for the whole community! To celebrate 50 years of wonder, curiosity and discovery, the Science Centre offers free general admission on Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29. Presented by TELUS, 50th Birthday Community Weekend features special guests and offers exhibitions, presentations, demonstrations and hands-on activities—at no cost. The 50th Birthday Community Weekend is financially assisted by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund, a program of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture…

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Uptown KidLit

Saturday, September 28 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge Street
North York, ON M2N 5N9 Canada
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Free

Uptown KidLit is a new FREE children's literary festival in North York, offering comic drawing and storytelling activities, comic and book exhibitors, and feature presentations by top comic and literary artists! Featuring George O’Connor, Deborah Kerbel, Richard Scrimger, Britt Wilson, Ted Staunton, Lesley Livingston, Kean Soo, Lis Xu, John Martz, Tory Woollcott, Chad Solomon, Anoosha Syed, Brian McLaughlan, Hilary Leung, and many more!

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The Moccasin Identifier Project On Toronto Island

Sunday, September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wards Island Association Clubhouse, Wards Island, 20 Withrow St. Wards Island
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2C4 Canada
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Free

A participatory workshop for all ages developed by Carolyn King, Former Chief of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. You will learn about Indigenous and treaty history and the ongoing presence of MCFN people in their territory. You will have a chance to mark the land with beautiful moccasin stencils to create a visual reminder that we are on the traditional and treaty territory of Indigenous Peoples. Families with children are especially welcome! There is no charge for this…

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