10 Best Things to Do this Weekend: August 15 & 16, 2020




Terra Lumina at Toronto Zoo

It's the weekend and it's time for some family fun. Here are the top 10 things to do this weekend: August 15 and 16, 2020.


1. See The Spongebob Movie: Sponge On The Run
All weekend
SpongeBob SquarePants, his best friend Patrick Star and the rest of the gang from Bikini Bottom hit the big screen in the first-ever all CGI SpongeBob motion picture event. Opens August 14. More


2. Go to the Bata Shoe Museum
All weekend
The Bata Shoe Museum, North America's charming and surprising shoe museum with hundreds of shoes on exhibit in architect Raymond Moriyama's award-winning four-storey structure is open! More


4. Go Toronto Zoo's Terra Lumina
All weekend
Terra Lumina has reopened at the Toronto Zoo. It's an enchanted night walk into a brighter future. Tickets are now on sale. More


5. Go to an Exclusive Free Trial Ballet Class at Goh Ballet
Sunday, August 16, 2020
Students ages 3 -10 are invited to experience a free trial ballet class led by one of Goh Ballet’s renowned instructors! Children will be introduced to the magic of dance through ballet movements using familiar music, props and stories for a fun-filled and energetic session while older students with some back-ground in ballet training will be challenged to explore artistic expression and improve technical execution. Repeats on Sunday, Aug 23, 2020. More


6. Go to Bird Kingdom
All weekend
If you're ready to join this attraction on a tropical adventure, use discount code OPEN2020 to get $3 off on your visit (offer expires August 31). If you are not sure yet about visit, you can buy a ticket now and use it when you're ready. Tickets don't expire and can be used when you are ready to adventure again. More


7. Pottery On The Plaza For Families At Gardiner Museum
All weekend
Miss the feeling of getting hands-on? Join us on the outdoor plaza for family clay activities and enjoy some tactile fun and creativity. The clay tables will be open every weekend from 11 am - 3 pm, weather dependent. Free. More


8. See Immersive Van Gogh
All weekend
Be immersed in 600,000 cubic feet of stunning projection animating the masters’ oeuvre and illuminating the mind of the genius. Walk-In and Drive-in options available. More


9. Celebrate the Zoo's 46th Birthday!
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Help your Toronto Zoo celebrate its 46th Birthday with our FREE virtual Birthday Party Live on Saturday, August 15th at 3:00 pm! Don’t forget to prepare for the party with our Birthday Party Checklist including fun party recipes, Toronto Zoo trivia, bingo, and more! More


10. Summer with the Science Centre
All weekend
Spend the summer with us! Science is everywhere and the Science Centre is bringing it to you. Whether you’re home or away, there are lots of opportunities to experiment, observe, create and discover. So wherever you are, grab your science notebook and get started! Free. More


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