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Sesame Street Live: Let’s Dance! Contest

Sesame Street Live: Let’s Dance! Contest

Enter to win a family 4-pack to see Sesame Street Live "Let’s Dance!" coming to the Sony Centre For The Performing Arts on November 15 and 16. Hosted by two live performers, Sesame Street Live "Let’s Dance!" offers an up-close, interactive experience that includes dance parties. Enter by Friday, October 31, 2014.

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October on the Cheap!

October on the Cheap!

October just may be our favourite month in Toronto. Besides the excitement of Halloween, there are plenty of fairs and festivals to fill our weekends. Our top picks for what's free and cheap this October.

Pick Your Own Pumpkins

Pick Your Own Pumpkins

What's All Hallows' Eve without the perfect pumpkin? You could grab one from your local farmers' market or at the grocery store. But for a more authentic experience, head to the country to pick-your-own.

Fall Fun at Brooks Farms

Fall Fun at Brooks Farms

Kick off the Fall season with a visit to Brooks Farms! Brooks Farms has been growing fun for over 100 years. This heritage farm and agri-tourism destination offers tons of family-friendly activities.

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.

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Fall Harvest Festivals 2014

Fall Harvest Festivals 2014

Farmers are preparing for the Fall harvest! Day-trippers can make their way to celebratory harvest festivals where the attractions include wandering through corn mazes, picking pumpkins, and more.

Halloween Events 2014

Halloween Events 2014

Every October, the city of Toronto and GTA hosts a terrifying number of Halloween activities. In fact, there are so many great ways to celebrate, you may need a magic eight ball to decide where to go.

HarbourKIDS: Fall 4 U

HarbourKIDS: Fall 4 U

HarbourKIDS, Harbourfront popular annual family programme, returns on Thanksgiving Monday with HarbourKIDS Fall 4 U, an event designed to inspire imagination and creativity amongst kids.

Fall Into Nature

Fall Into Nature

This annual event is your best bet to witness Fall colour in Southern Ontario. Fall into Nature takes place over 2 weekends: October 4-5 & 11-13. Festival events run at all seven of Conservation Halton’s parks.

Markham Fair 2014

Markham Fair 2014

Nothing says authentic, old-fashioned family fun quite like the Markham Fair. From livestock judging to competitive displays of Fall harvest, the community is further brought together to enjoy...

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Fall

Ultimate Fall Playlist

Ultimate Fall Playlist

Autumn in the GTA... this is the time of year when we fall in love with the city all over again. We're kicking off our FALL PLAYLIST to get families to make the most of the season with the best family activities.

Fall Harvest Treats

Fall Harvest Treats

The Fall season inspires a lot of ideas for fun snacks. Celebrate with a round-up of cute, harvest-themed treats! Surprise your family and friends with these truly unexpected and delicious Autumn sweets.

Fall Crafts for Kids

Fall Crafts for Kids

Don't worry about the evenings getting longer - gather together your supplies and use the time to enjoy these fantastic Fall crafts for children! Celebrate the season and help your little ones explore nature.

Halloween

No Tricks Just Halloween Treats

No Tricks Just Halloween Treats

Scare up some delicious fun! These yummy and ghoulishly fun recipes for Halloween treats are perfect for snacks to eat before and after trick or treating or to gobble up at a party.

Spooktacular Halloween Crafts

Spooktacular Halloween Crafts

If your kids are excited about Halloween (already!), check out these 10 frightfully fun Halloween craft ideas that will keep little ghouls busy and out of the Halloween candy stash!

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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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New Series Max & Shred

New Series Max & Shred

YTV is bringing its viewers straight to the snow-covered slopes in a new hilarious buddy comedy Max & Shred, about an unlikely friendship between superstar snowboarder and genius inventor.

Cineplex Family Favourites October

Cineplex Family Favourites October

Join Cineplex on Saturday mornings at 11:00am for Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.50. It's a fun and affordable way to enjoy the weekend with your family!

The Ready, Steady, Wiggle! Tour

The Ready, Steady, Wiggle! Tour

The Wiggles, are bringing their "catchy brand of preschool pop" back to North American audiences with the "Ready, Steady, Wiggle" tour. This Fall, the quartet will delight families across the country.

Fall Movie Guide 2014

Fall Movie Guide 2014

While Summer is usually the blockbuster season for films, we've got our sights on the Fall season. Here's a preview of the best releases that you can watch with the kids as Fall foliage and cooler evenings come to town.

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CN Tower Blog Contest 2014

CN Tower Blog Contest 2014

Enter our Blog Contest to win a family pass for 4 to a 'Tower Experience' at the CN Tower. National icon, engineering wonder, Toronto must-see—CN Tower is an award-winning dining and entertainment destination.

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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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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.

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Fall Consignment Sales 2014

Fall Consignment Sales 2014

Looking for a great deal on kids clothing, toys, books, and gear? Go to a consignment sale. It's a great alternative to garage sales, listing websites, and consignment stores!

Parents' Night Out Services

Parents' Night Out Services

Time for a date night? There are some great venues that offer Parents' Night Out, where you can drop your kids off and rest assured that not only are they safe and sound, but that they are having a fantastic time.

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Celebrating at RINX!

Celebrating at RINX!

When it comes to birthday party places in Toronto, no entertainment complex comes close to what RINX has to offer. Here are ways to celebrate that special occasion at RINX!

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Hydration for Athletes

Hydration for Athletes

Proper hydration is required before children exercise, and monitoring and replacing lost fluids are crucial to their athletic performance. Get tips so kids are performing at their optimal best.

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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