Calling all foodies! Sample the 6ix, a food passport in support of Easter Seals Ontario is now available! This passport is jam-packed with delicious deals to some of Toronto’s greatest restaurants and breweries! Passport will include great deals such as free item with purchase, buy one get one deals, and even free brewery tours. All coupons will be valid until June 1, 2017. This $25 passport will help raise money for children and young adults in Ontario living with physical disabilities.
The following restaurants will also be selling the passport, so feel free to stop in and pick one or three up!
The passports will be on sale until January 1, 2017. 3030 Dundas St. W. – 3030 Dundas St. W., Toronto, ON. East Thirty-Six – 36 Wellington St. E., Toronto, ON. Henderson Brewing Co. – 128 Sterling Rd., Toronto, ON. Sample the 6ix Passport Cost: $25
Whether your child is a seasoned skater or a rookie to the ice, skating lessons are the perfect present. Our skating classes are held on the beautiful outdoor Natrel Rink, overlooking Lake Ontario. It’s scenic, seasonal fun. Because classes are held outdoors, weather plays an important role in our programming. Classes are held in all conditions, unless they get extreme. If we cancel a class, we’ll do our best to reschedule it.
Help Santa discover the lost Naughty & Nice list before the hour is up! Santa leaves for the North Pole in 60 minutes, so you’ll have to discover clues and solve riddles fast if you want to save Christmas!
Price: $15 for children, $20 for adults, and family packages available
December 17, 2016 - February 18, 2017 Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay
Every Saturday until February 18
Toronto’s best FREE winter block party returns again this season! Top local and international DJs rock the Natrel Rink while you skate and dance under the stars. This year, warm up and have a delicious snack or some craft beer rinkside at the new Boxcar Social location.
Wed. Dec 28, 2016, Fri. Dec 30 + Sat. Dec 31 (New Year’s Eve) Wed. Jan 4, 2017, Sat Jan 7, 14, 21, 28 Sat. Feb 4, 11, 18 + 19 (Family Day Wknd), 25 (t.b.a.) Sat. Mar 4, 11, 15, 18
Strap on your snowshoes for a night-time hike, where stars and shadows create a dramatic setting for adventure. Professional staff members guide your group on a 1 ½ 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 country 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 ages 8-10 and older. Night snowshoe hikes are scheduled for most Saturday nights and run weather-permitting. If there is no snow, guests will be advised to wear hiking boots instead.
Cost: $40 with snowshoe rental; $30 without. Reservations are required: (705) 446-0256 ext. 223. For more information: www.sceniccaves.com
Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday by exploring the great outdoors. With National Parks across Canada offering free admission from coast to coast throughout 2017, RVing is the best ways to discover our vast country and allow your inner wildhood to roam free. Plan your own great Canadian journey at the first RV Show of the season at the Toronto RV Show & Sale, where you can find more than 350,000 square feet of RVs, featuring the latest 2017 RV inventory.
Learn about the hottest trends in RVing and camping, to help you enjoy 2017 to its full potential!
Journey into an exciting underwater world and watch a timeless tale unfold before your eyes during a live performance of Disney’s The Little Mermaid.
Mermaid princess Ariel is fascinated by the world and lives of people on dry land, and longs to someday join them, though her father, King Triton forbids contact. When she falls in love with human Prince Eric from afar, she makes a deal with her father’s sister and enemy Ursula: she is temporarily transformed into a human and may remain so if she wins the kiss of true love from her prince within three days. The dangerous mission leads to a showdown between good and evil forces which only love can remedy.
Performances: Fri. Jan. 20 at 8 pm Sat. Jan. 21 at 8 pm Sun. Jan. 22 at 2pm
Thu. Jan. 26 at 8 pm Fri. Jan. 27 at 8 pm Sat. Jan. 28 at 2 pm and 8 pm Sun. Jan. 29 at 2 pm
Come to the Art Hub for a fun day of painting! The theme for January 20 is Winter Landscapes. Beginners welcome. Learn all the basics, step by step. All canvases and materials are included and kids take home their creations.
Two healthy snacks are provided. Extended hours available by request. Suitable for ages 8 and up. Full- or half-day option.
Friday 10:30 am, Saturday and Sunday 11 am and 2 pm
Cow Over Moon Children's Theatre celebrates its 20th-anniversary season with a retelling of the classic Beauty and the Beast. In this modernized version, every show will be slightly different because the audience will help shape and determine the action of the show based on suggestions they give the actors.
This highly interactive style of storytelling will include singing, dancing, and puppetry to impart themes of empathy, impact and consequence, friendship, and inner and outer beauty.
$13.50 children and seniors, $17 adults; buy tickets online or by phone at 905-510-8210
Young People's Theatre is running full-day workshops on PA days in the TDSB/TCDSB for children in grades 1–3 and 4–6.
Participants will experience fun drama exercises led by great artist educators, culminating in a collaboratively-created "play in a day". A backstage tour with a behind-the-scenes peek at the theatrical process is included. At 3 pm, parents and caregivers are invited to come see a presentation of the play created that day.
Upcoming dates: January 20, February 17, and June 9, 2017
Strap on a pair of snowshoes for a 4-km romp in the snow at night, on select weekend evenings through winter 2017. Staff guide your group along scenic trails, sharing personal stories about the habitat. Discover animal nightlife, beautiful wooded trails and natural spectacular lookouts under the moonlight.
Additional upcoming dates: Sat. Jan 28 Sat. Feb 4 Sat. Feb 11 Sat. Feb 18 and Sun. Feb 19 (Family Day Weekend) Sat. Feb 25 Sat. Mar 4 Sat. Mar 11 Wed. Mar 15 Sat. Mar 18
Brought to you by Girl Guides of Canada, the Shine a Light on Mental Health event will light up the night with a thousand candles at Nathan Phillips Square to support mental health awareness. Special guest Cheryl Pounder, two-time Canadian Olympic Women’s Hockey Gold Medalist, will speak about breaking down mental health barriers, with hundreds of Girl Guides, ages 5–17, in attendance.
Everyone is welcome to this free, public event in support of mental health awareness.
Sharpen your skates and skills as Toronto's number one outdoor winter party returns with another stellar lineup of DJs that will bring the heat to your Saturday nights, December 17 through February 18. The rumours are true, DJ Skate Nights is the best party in town and a surefire cure for the winter blues!
Globetrotter is a collision of world music with DJ culture. Gather in the heart of Toronto's global marketplace to dig deep into the evolution of world music. DJ medicineman delivers a cross-cultural concoction to sizzle your skates and groove you deeply into the heart of Toronto's waterfront rink.
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