Take your kids on an interactive adventure: new-media technologies, learning-centric games, and hands-on activities.
At the fourth annual digiPlaySpace, explore the interactive light sculpture "forest," figure out how to communicate with an alien, shake your groove thing in the pop and lock dance machine, be a DJ, make robots and musical instruments, and much, much more!
April is the month for springtime adventure! Sample baked goodies and go on a scavenger hunt.
Admission is pay-what-you-wish.
Extra Fun!Saturdays in April, from 1 to 3 pm
Bring your favourite children's book and stories to share with the McCowan Log House Reading Circle. You may read it aloud to the others or we'll read it for you. Enjoy hearing the favourite tales of the others, too!
(Don't worry, you'll take your treasured book and stories home with you!)
One of the premier film festivals for children in North America, TIFF's children's film festiavl returns for its 18th year with a full slate of premieres of some of the best films from around the world for children aged 3 to 13 that will inspire and delight children and their families alike.
A marriage of the equestrian arts, stage arts, beautiful and high-tech theatrical effects, Odysseo is the world’s largest touring big top and has the biggest stage and the greatest number of horses at liberty, with 70 horses of 14 different breeds in total and 45 performers (aerialists, acrobats, riders, dancers, and musicians).
The creators of this new ode to the horse made the decision to indulge their wildest artistic ambitions. Odysseo pushes the limits of live entertainment with this grandiose multi-dimensional show featuring gravity-defying acrobatic and aerial stunts, breathtaking scenery and high-definition graphic images projected on a cyclorama the size of three IMAX screens.
Facilitators: Anne Bailey & Tami Swartz from Springboard Clinic
This group is designed for parents of children of all ages who struggle with attention difficulties. It combines psycho-educational learning techniques with real-life case studies. By understanding the root of their child’s difficulty, parents will be empowered to take more control of challenging situations at home, while collaborating with other parents to design personalized strategies and offer one another support.
Dora is embarking on her most important mission yet in Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer Live! Search for the City of Lost Toys. Dora has lost her teddy bear, and the search is on to find him.
With help from the audience, Boots, Map, Backpack, Diego and more, Dora uses her directional, counting, musical and language skills to successfully pass through the Number Pyramid and the Mixed-up Jungle to reach the City of Lost Toys. But watch out! You never know what that sneaky fox Swiper might be up to along the way!
This interactive live show will have the whole family out of their seat singing and dancing along. Dora welcomes families to discover, communicate, overcome obstacles, solve puzzles and discover a diverse and exciting world along with her on one incredible adventure!
April 9 - 6:30 pm shows at Hamilton Place Tickets online here!
April 15 - 3:30 and 6:30 pm shows at the Living Arts Centre, Mississauga Tickets online here!
April 18 - 1 pm and 4 pm shows at the Sony Centre, Toronto Tickets online here!
Celebrate Spring with a trip to the village. Explore more than thirty-five heritage buildings staffed by authentically costumed interpreters and discover what life was like in earlier times and places.
The Golden Dragon Acrobats present “Cirque Ziva”, a world-class cirque spectacular that has been thrilling audiences across the United States since its creation in 2011.
This fast-paced, technically-innovative performance showcases traditional Chinese acrobats, dance and costumes, ancient and contemporary music and modern theatrical techniques. The renowned acrobats dazzle with amazing feats of athleticism, daring heart-stopping stunts and the grace of their centuries-old art form.
“There is a precision and beauty about everything they do,” says The Washington Post. The large cast and dazzling production designs illustrate just how breathtaking Chinese acrobatics can be.
For its 25th anniversary season, Ballet Creole PRESENTS intriguing new works combining the sensibilities of artistic director Patrick Parson, associate choreographer Gabby Kamino and guest collaborators, exploring the universal connectivity of Earth’s most valuable resource, water.
Cost: $20–45 Times: March 17 - 8 pm March 18 - 2 and 8 pm
Celebrate the arrival of spring with three family-friendly, fun-filled days of music, dance and hands-on activities at Harbourfront Centre.
Highlights: Moro and Jasp GO GREEN: Toronto’s favourite clown sisters Discovery Garden: unearth the wonders of the planting season storytelling nature walks scavenger hunt
Partner programs: Fun pet-themed programming at PawsWay Family films and fun at Queen's Quay Terminal (Saturday & Sunday only) Special offers at the Westin Harbour Castle and the Radisson Admiral Hotel Free kids meals at the Watermark Restaurant (with purchase of adult meal) Mariposa Cruises Signs of Spring Harbour Tours (Sunday only)
Held on April 18, 25 at 7pm and April 19, 26 at 2pm.
Once again Backwoods Players is delighted to present a dessert theatre: guests will be treated to delicious sweets, tea and coffee and then swept away into J.M. Barrie's bittersweet play The Old Lady Shows Her Medals.
As part of the PMV's ongoing commemoration of World War 1, Backwoods honours both the veterans of that war and those on the home front. In this WW1 era play, Mrs. Dowey is entertaining three friends who boast proudly of their sons' prowess at the front.
Mrs. Dowey, who is childless but wants to share in their glory, pretends to have a son named Kenneth and when the curate arrives with a stray soldier named, coincidentally, Kenneth Dowey, the complications begin. The play will be presented at Brougham Hall.
Organized by the Turkish Society of Canada in coordination with Turkish Community Heritage Centre of Canada with the expected participation over 1000 guests representing the cultural mosaic of Toronto and participation of honourable guests including Consul General of the Republic of Turkey in Toronto, Mr. Ali Riza Guney, Members of Parliament, City Councillors and Trustees.
Children from different cultural backgrounds will come together and celebrate the day with shows, folk dances and share their folk music. Fun-fair activities such as clowns, face painting, popcorn and cotton candy stations, magic show and balloon sculpting will also take place where children have the opportunity to interact with each other, enjoy the day and make friends all while being integrated to the highly cultural diversity found in Canada.
Diaper-eez is excited to be a host site for the 2015 Great Cloth Diaper Change!
The Great Cloth Diaper Change is a collective effort to break the Guinness World Record for the most babies changed into a cloth diaper at the same time. This year, on April 18th, Diaper-eez is so excited to be one of the many host sites across the world where people will gather to simultaneously change their baby into a cloth diaper at 11am local time.
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