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Summer FUN Contest

Summer FUN Contest

This Summer, Toronto4Kids is launching some fabulous contests with passes to 14 amazing attractions, in and around the GTA. Enter to win tickets to Ripley's Aquarium, Canada's Wonderland, Legoland Discover Centre, Centreville, Fallsview and many more! Check back all Summer long as we unlock new contests weekly. It's going to be a great summer in the city! Enter daily!

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100 Free Things to do this Summer

100 Free Things to do this Summer

Can you believe that there are literally 100 Free things to do in Toronto and the GTA? This summer, indulge in some free fun for the entire family. Our great city has plenty to see and do!

Splash and Spray Pads 2015

Splash and Spray Pads 2015

Looking for quick relief from summertime heat in Toronto and the GTA? Running through fountains and splashing in shallow pools of water are often just the solution for kids in the city.

Skateboard Parks in the GTA

Skateboard Parks in the GTA

There are plenty of options for skaters in the Greater Toronto Area looking for a dedicated space to practise their moves. If your child aspires to be the next Tony Hawk, check out these skateboard parks!

Museum + Arts Pass Program

Museum + Arts Pass Program

The Sun Life Financial Museum + Arts Pass program allows Toronto families to borrow a limited number of free family passes to local museums, art galleries and other participating venues.

Fabulous Family Beaches

Fabulous Family Beaches

We're highlighting dozens of our favourite family beach destinations in an around the Greater Toronto Area. Perfect for beach-loving families and a fun day out in the sun!

July on the Cheap!

July on the Cheap!

July makes a grand entrance with Canada Day celebrations, including daytime festivities and fireworks filling the night sky. Family fun keeps going all month with lots of free events and activities!

Go Wild at African Lion Safari

Go Wild at African Lion Safari

African Lion Safari welcomes you to Canada's Original Safari Adventure. Get closer than you ever imagined... to over 1,000 other exotic birds and animals from around the world!

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Best Doughnut Places

Best Doughnut Places

It's National Donut Day on June 5th but sadly, not in Canada. But we think you should still treat yourself! Check out these amazing doughnut places in and around the city.

Where Kids Eat Free (or Cheap)

Where Kids Eat Free (or Cheap)

On certain days of the week, restaurants all over the GTA offer free meals or deals for kids under 12. Family dinner out is always a highlight—but somehow it tastes better when the kids are free (or cheap!).

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Events, Exhibits & Shows

Ontario Family Fishing Events

Ontario Family Fishing Events

It's time to introduce a friend to fishing! The Ontario Family Fishing Event is a province-wide opportunity for Canadian residents to fish Ontario waters without a licence. Here are some events to check out!

July Festivals 2015

July Festivals 2015

Those "lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer" are here, and some of the most memorable moments are spent at festivals. Fill your Summer with adventure and fun at these July Festivals.

Free Summer Movies in the Park

Free Summer Movies in the Park

It's that time again, when every Summer, families can gather in the park for free movies! Check out some of the newest and most popular family movies for all ages to enjoy.

Shrine Circus SPECTAC! 2015

Shrine Circus SPECTAC! 2015

Shrine Circus SPECTAC! 2015 - an all new Thrill Show under the Traditional Big Top is coming to the GTA! SPECTAC! 2015 will feature some of the most spectacular acts in the circus today.

Pompeii at the ROM

Pompeii at the ROM

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) hosts the Canadian premiere of Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano from Saturday, June 13, 2015 to Sunday, January 3, 2016.

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Summer

Ultimate Summer Playlist

Ultimate Summer Playlist

To help you get summer started, we've come up with the ultimate summer play list: a round-up of the best summer activities for families. You'll find it all here. Keep checking back for updated content!

Summer FUN Guide 2015

Summer FUN Guide 2015

Ready for the ultimate vacation fun guide? Check out our Summer FUN Guide, packed with tons of family activities and attractions in Toronto and the GTA. Make it a Summer to remember!

Blueberry Picking in the GTA

Blueberry Picking in the GTA

The Pick-Your-Own blueberry season begins in July and continues through late August or early September. Blueberries might just be the easiest fruit to pick, prepare and serve.

Raspberry Picking in the GTA

Raspberry Picking in the GTA

Picking your own raspberries is a great way to spend a summer day with your family. Late July is peak season for raspberries. Here's where you can head out to pick your own in the Greater Toronto Area.

Summer Movie Guide 2015

Summer Movie Guide 2015

The summer season means exciting new movies! There are some pretty awesome family flicks hitting theatres this season. Get excited for Inside Out, Minions and many more!

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Where Kids Can Bowl Free

Where Kids Can Bowl Free

The kids bowl FREE program is back at participating locations across Canada. The Kids Bowl Free is a nation-wide program where kids get to bowl for free every day during the summer!

Best Family Picnic Spots

Best Family Picnic Spots

Pack blankets, bites and refreshments for an alfresco feast at one of these great picnic spots. We've scouted five fabulous family picnic sites in and around the city.

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Cineplex Family Favourites July

Cineplex Family Favourites July

Join Cineplex on Saturday mornings for Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. It's a fun and affordable way to enjoy the weekend with your family! Here's the line-up for July.

Marvel Live Tour Coming to Toronto

Marvel Live Tour Coming to Toronto

Marvel Universe LIVE!, the first-ever live Marvel tour will be flying in to Toronto: August 13 to 16 at the Air Canada Centre. Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original story.

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Marvel Universe LIVE! Blog Contest

Marvel Universe LIVE! Blog Contest

Enter our Blog Contest for a chance to win a 4-pack to see Marvel Universe LIVE! at the ACC from August 13 to 16. Marvel Universe LIVE! brings more than 25 Marvel characters together on one epic quest.

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Products, Services & Book Reviews

What Kids Want Bowling Sets

What Kids Want Bowling Sets

Kids will love the new 'What Kids Want – Licensed Bowling sets: Frozen and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.' Each bowling pin is 7.5” tall with easy-insert finger holes, and features fun and recognizable characters.

The Moblees Get Moving App

The Moblees Get Moving App

The Moblees, CBC’s popular children’s television program, has created an app in hopes of turning even more home-viewers into home-doers by getting them off the floor and into the action.

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For Parents

Maintain your Child's French this Summer

Maintain your Child's French this Summer

With the school break fast approaching, some parents are concerned that their children will loose some of their French speaking ability. How to keep your child’s French fluency over the summer months.

The Valuable Skill of Debating

The Valuable Skill of Debating

To bring traditional debate into the lives of young people stands to provide an intensified learning experience and it's still one of the most effective ways for students apply their learning.

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Children's Arts Theatre School

Children's Arts Theatre School

In Toronto, budding young thespians can acquire great life skills and hone their craft by learning how to perform onstage at CATS Drama. It's a unique formula of fun and theatre developed for the past 23 years.

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Health & Safety

Allerject Anaphylaxis Medication Recall

Allerject Anaphylaxis Medication Recall

Two Lots of Allerject for use in children recalled due to manufacturing defect. The device may not deliver the epinephrine needed for emergency treatment of serious allergic reactions.

Will Canada's Food Guide Drop Juice?

Will Canada's Food Guide Drop Juice?

For many parents, giving kids a glass of juice in the morning or juice in their lunchbox may seem like the healthy thing to do. But potential changes to Canada's Food Guide could make you reconsider this drink.

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