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TSO's Symphonic Spooks Contest

TSO's Symphonic Spooks Contest

Enter to win a family 4-pack to see TSO's Symphonic Spooks. Your family will be enthralled by hair-raising, spine-chilling classical music, as creatures of all kinds come to haunt the concert hall. Perfect for trick-or-treaters of all ages. Enter by Monday, October 13, 2014.

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Amazing Mazes

Amazing Mazes

Kids love Autumn visits to GTA farms so they can wander through mazes made of maize stalks or hay. Some mazes wind around for as much as a couple of kilometers, in all kinds of shapes and themes.

Apple Adventures

Apple Adventures

What's the sweet upside of Summer coming to a close? The fact that apple picking season is about to begin. Starting in September, orchards throughout the GTA offer families the chance to pick their own apples.

September on the Cheap!

September on the Cheap!

Just because school is starting doesn't mean all outdoor Summer fun needs to stop. September actually brings many of our favourite annual festivals. Here are the top free and cheap things to do!

Fall Fun at the Farm

Fall Fun at the Farm

When harvest season nears, Toronto and GTA farms swing open their gates for agritourism and Fall fun in the fields. Load up the family for some kid-friendly learnin’, pickin’, and eatin’!

Toronto's First Post Office

Toronto's First Post Office

Toronto's First Post Office is Canada's oldest surviving purpose-built post office, located in the heart of the St. Lawrence district. Guests visiting can write letters with a quill pen and seal them with wax like in the 1830s.

Events, Exhibits & Shows

Culture Days 2014

Culture Days 2014

It's time to get some culture! Culture Days invites everyone to explore, discover, and participate in arts and culture in every community all for free. This year's event takes place September 26, 27, and 28.

Fall 2014 Agricultural Fairs

Fall 2014 Agricultural Fairs

Across Ontario, cities and towns are creating festivals and fairs that celebrate the season of Fall. You'll find entertainment and activities the entire family will enjoy from midways to petting zoos and more!

Fan Expo 2014

Fan Expo 2014

Toronto fans are celebrating their passion at the largest pop culture event this weekend. Hosting the latest in comics, sci-fi, anime, and gaming, Fan Expo Canada is the largest event of its kind in Canada.

The Amusing Race at Centreville

The Amusing Race at Centreville

The Amusing Race is a free, fun scavenger hunt for families visiting Centreville and Far Enough Farm on weekends in September. It's a great time of year to visit the island as the weather is still very enjoyable!

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Back To School

Back to School Money Saving Tips

Back to School Money Saving Tips

With young people’s demands to have the trendiest jeans and carry the coolest new gadgets, back to school shopping can be an expensive event. Get your kids what they want without breaking the bank.

Sweet Lunch Box Notes

Sweet Lunch Box Notes

Try these 10 free printable lunch notes to tuck in your child's lunch box. Make your kids’ lunchtime extra special with a sweet note just for them that’s perfect for a mid-day pick-me-up!

Back to School Goodies

Back to School Goodies

There are so many special ways to celebrate going back to school. If you're looking for school themed treats, we've got some really creative ideas that will make heading back to class FUN for all kids!

Back to School Guide 2014

Back to School Guide 2014

The Back to School season is filled with anticipation, excitement, and stress—for kids and parents. If you're worried that you'll never get it all done, stop, take a deep breath, and check out our Back to School Guide.

Fall

The Fall Bucket List

The Fall Bucket List

Whether picking the perfect pumpkin or apple, visiting Fall festivals and farms, baking treats, or getting into the Halloween spirit, Toronto is transformed into a Fall wonderland for kids. Here's our Fall Bucket List.

Enjoying Farmers Markets with Kids

Enjoying Farmers Markets with Kids

Fall is the perfect time to enjoy a farmer’s market. So don't delay, grab the kids and head out to the market, to bring some beautiful colours indoors and onto your dinner plate! 


Family Fun

Fabulous Playdough Projects

Fabulous Playdough Projects

National Playdough Day is September 16, and there's really only one way to celebrate—playing with Playdough! Find recipes to mix up your own. Then have your kids try one of these fun projects.

Hobby Shops for Kids

Hobby Shops for Kids

Thanks to the popularity of the maker movement, hobby shops are enjoying a resurgence as kids and grown-ups look for fun projects, from assembling intricate models to flying remote-control airplanes!

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Entertainment News

New Dora and Friends Series

New Dora and Friends Series

Global phenomenon Dora sets off on her next big adventure in Dora and Friends: Into the City!, a brand-new animated preschool series starring the Latina heroine in new adventures, with new friends.

New Thomas the Train Movie

New Thomas the Train Movie

All Aboard for the New Thomas & Friends™ feature length movie ‘Tale Of The Brave’ available on digital HD on September 9 and on Blu-ray™ combo pack with DVD, Digital HD, and Ultraviolet™ on September 16.

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Ripley's Aquarium Blog Contest

Ripley's Aquarium Blog Contest

Enter to our Blog Contest for a chance to win a family pass to visit Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada! Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada is the newest and most anticipated attraction in the heart of downtown Toronto.

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African Lion Safari 2014 Blog Contest

African Lion Safari 2014 Blog Contest

Enter to win a family pass for a visit to African Lion Safari. It's Canada's original safari adventure - get closer than you ever imagined to lions, giraffe, cheetah, rhinos, and over 1,000 other exotic birds and animals!

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Products, Services & Book Reviews

Little Elliot, Big City

Little Elliot, Big City

Little Elliot, Big City by Mike Curato, is a gentle, sweet story starring a little polka-dotted elephant who happens to love cupcakes. It's a beautifully illustrated story about friendship and helping others.

Kidizoom Smartwatch by VTech

Kidizoom Smartwatch by VTech

The VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch is the smartest watch for kids! Perfect for young photographers, this durable smartwatch makes it easy to take photos and record videos on the go.

Curiosity Box

Curiosity Box

Curiosity Box delivers kids themed craft and activity boxes through Single, Subscription, and Party Boxes. Each box allows children to grow their creativity and curiosity, and makes it fun, interactive, and convenient!

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The Toronto Private School Expo

The Toronto Private School Expo

The Toronto Private School Expo on October 18th, 2014 will help you find the best private school for your child. Get a prime list of options but also speak to school officials and experts face-to-face.

Creating Meals That Kids Love

Creating Meals That Kids Love

It hurt us when kids say "yuck" on the food we’ve worked so hard to prepare. So, how do we make meals that children actually enjoy and agree to eat willingly?

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My Spa Party

My Spa Party

Looking for a fabulous birthday party for your favourite girl and her friends? My Spa Party specializes in mobile spa parties for girls 4-17. Perfect for birthday parties, slumber parties, or hanging out with best friends.

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Health & Safety

Kids and Social Networking

Kids and Social Networking

Teens may be leaving Facebook, but they’re not abandoning social media altogether. In fact, kids are joining social media networks at earlier and earlier ages, leaving many parents to wonder how young is too young.

Toting your Toddler to a Theme Park

Toting your Toddler to a Theme Park

Taking a toddler to a busy place that is filled with fun-looking rides and outrageously long lines is bound to have both its highs and lows. Things to keep in mind when taking your toddler to a large theme park.

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