Sharing Dance is Canada’s National Ballet School’s flagship community outreach initiative offering free dance programs for all Canadians—to get healthy, active and artistically engaged. Featuring multifaceted programming and supported through a collection of free online resources.
Join rehearsals Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays in the months leading up to Sharing Dance Day, a free nationwide dance celebration on June 2, 2017 that will showcase your hard work in a community performance.
The Waterfront Artisan Market returns to HTO Park this summer! WAM will take place every Saturday from May 20 through Thanksgiving weekend, rain or shine! Toronto’s own Waterfront open-air market features a carefully-curated mix of 75 local, up-and-coming artisans, crafters, chefs and bakers.
Opening weekend for Parks Canada welcome areas. Two locations for Rouge National Urban Park: Zoo Road Welcome Area (near the Toronto Zoo) and Reesor North Welcome Area (Markham, 10725 Reesor Rd.)
To celebrate opening weekend, both welcome areas (Zoo Road and Reesor North) will host family friendly activities all weekend long, including airbrush tattoos, a scavenger hunt and appearances by Parka, the Parks Canada mascot!
Visitors can also pick up their free 2017 Parks Canada Discovery Pass, which allows you to take advantage of free admission to Canada’s national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas for the entire year. Staff also have colouring sheets and kids Xplorer activity booklets to give out – so definitely stop by and say hello!
It.s time to dance and laugh with Splash'N Boots from Treehouse TV! Charity event for Save a Childs Heart. Pre-show includes face painting, photo booth, amazing raffle prices, a special guest appearance by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and much more.
Now in its fifth year, the 2017 CBC Music Festival will feature an all-Canadian lineup including Serena Ryder, Walk Off The Earth, Keys N Krates, Ruth B, Scott Helman, Bobby Bazini, Austra, BROS, William Prince, Sarah Slean, Alx Veliz, IsKwé, RALPH, Valley and the 2017 CBC Searchlight winner.
CBC Kids Zone for little ones—and kids 12 and under are free!
Walk, run, chair exercises, kids fun run, and special appearance from Paw Patrol.
Proceeds are for ‘Prevention, Education and Cardiovascular Rehabilitation’ raising funds to support 25 cardiac rehab programs across Canada and cardiac health related organizations. Funds will also go towards establishing the first paediatric exercise medicine room and cardiac rehab program in Canada at the Hospital for Sick Children.
Registration includes: Parking, T-shirt, Snacks and Beverages, BBQ Lunch, Entertainment, Kids Activities, Bouncy Castles and Mascots
Time: 8 am-12pm Cost: ADULTS Raise $100 in donations, $35 early registration, $40 day of walk STUDENTS/SENIORS Raise $50 in donations, $25 early registration, $30 day of walk CHILDREN Ages 14 & under are free
Participate in a family scavenger hunt to celebrate the launch of the new book Bill Bowerbird and the Unbearable Beak-Ache from Owlkids.
The scavenger hunt list will be released at noon on May 27. Find clues @Owlkids on Twitter. Once you've collected all the items, head to Indigo Yonge & Eglinton to meet the author, win prizes, and more.
Hundreds of dealers and almost 10 acres of treasures to be discovered. Here you'll find china, jewellery, golf items, tins, scientific instruments, folk art, postcards, native artifacts, Canadiana, fine art, nostalgia items, furniture and more.
Food vendors on site for a snack or meal.
Time: 8 am-5 pm Cost: $10 adults, free for children 12 and under
Every Sunday and public holiday from March to the end of October you can immerse yourself in Westfield’s unique historic setting. Authentically costumed volunteers will take you back to earlier times and places through fun and educational demonstrations and activities.
Westfield has more than 35 historic buildings to visit, including log homes, a one-room schoolhouse, railway station, print shop, inn and cabinetmaker's shop. Step up to the counter at the General Store for sweet treats and stop by the Gift Shop for unique finds.
You can also enjoy Westfield’s trails and natural areas, set on 500 beautiful acres. For more information visit www.westfieldheritage.ca.
Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with a tile painting workshop inspired by a mythical Chinese creature—the qilin—a common motif in blue and white Chinese porcelain.
At this museum event, you will be able to learn about this legendary creature and paint your own version on a clay tile. There will also have a calligraphy workshop in the lobby where you can learn to write Chinese characters with a brush. All materials will be provided.
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