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Healthy After-School Habits for Kids

A predictable routine has been proven to help kids thrive in their environments.

AGO Family Day Contest

Enter for a chance to win a family pass to visit the AGO on Family Day! This coming Family Day the Art Gallery of Ontario will be exploding with COLOUR-full fun, including interactive activities! Contest closed. See winner.

GTA Home & Reno Show Contest

Enter for a chance to win a family 4-pack to the GTA Home & Reno Show! The event runs over Family Day weekend and is a destination young and wise can enjoy. Contest closed. See winner.

10 Theatre Productions for Kids to see this Winter

You don't need to shell out big bucks to give your kids a memorable live entertainment experience with these engaging family productions.

The Iron Giant Featured at Cineplex Flashback Film Fest

Canada's only coast to coast film festival, Flashback Film Fest, returns to Toronto theatres and features the Iron Giant, a family friendly favourite.

Big Nate, The Musical Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 2 family packs to see Big Nate, The Musical coming to the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts from March 12 to 25. Contest closed. See winners.

Early Man

A plucky cave man named Dug and his sidekick Hognob must unite their tribe against a mighty enemy - the Bronze Age.

Sesame Street Live! Let's Party! Contest

Enter for a chance to win tickets to see Sesame Street Live! Let's Party! at Hershey Centre on February 24 or 25, 2018. We're giving away 31 tickets! Contest closed. See winners.

Looking Glass Birthday Party Contest

Win the ultimate Birthday Celebration Through Looking Glass Adventures and Play Mystery at Maryweather Mansion! See winner.

Evenflo recalls Evenflo Victory Jogging/Jogger Stroller

Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that these strollers do not meet the Carriages and Strollers Regulations in Canada.

6 Fun Sports Birthday Party Ideas

Looking for a place to host a youth sports-themed birthday party? Get your partygoers moving with these fun ideas!

The Year of the Dog: A Chinese New Year Celebration at TSO Contest

Enter to a chance to win a family 4-pack to see the Year of the Dog at TSO on February 24, 2018. This amazing event, hosted by “Dashan”, features fun-filled music from both Chinese and Western origins, plus lion dancers and more. Contest closed. See winner.

Winter Carnivals for Families

Don't let winter slow you down. Embrace the wonders of the season at a Winter Festival. Best of all, most of these events are Free!

Skip Hop Recalls Tuo Convertible High Chairs

The front legs on the highchair can detach from the seat, posing a fall and injury hazard to children.

Scenic Caves Nature Adventures Winter Contest

Enter for a chance to win a Day Trail Family Pass to Scenic Caves Nordic Centre for some winter family fun! Pass includes rental equipment to Scenic Caves Nordic Centre for 2 adults and 2 youth up to age 17. You can use it for either cross-country skiing or snowshoeing. Contest closed. See winner.

Cross-country Skiing and Snowshoeing at Scenic Caves

Both x-skiing and snowshoeing are low impact and a great way to stay fit while enjoying nature.

The Bentway Skate Trail Now Open

The Bentway Skate Trail, located underneath the Gardiner Expressway, has officially opened to the public.

Winter Survival Guide: 25 Things to Do Indoors

It's one of the coldest Winters on record. Bundle up your little ones and check out these 25 fun ideas you can do this Winter to avoid the cold.

The Secret Garden at YPT

The Secret Garden, adapted from the beloved children's book by author Frances Hodgson Burnett comes to life onstage at YPT.

Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live

Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE guides your family on a breathtaking tour through pre-historic Australia. Contest

Enter for a chance to win a one-year subscription for Give the gift of wholesome, family entertainment. Contest closed. See winner.

January on the Cheap!

What's the best cure for the post-holiday blues? Free family fun! We've picked some of the best free and cheap activities happening in January.

January Go List: Best Things to Do

There's so much fun stuff going on in the GTA — and it looks like 2018 is no exception. Look no further than our list for best things to do in January!

Paddington 2

Settled in with the Brown family, Paddington the bear is a popular member of the community who spreads joy and marmalade wherever he goes.

Harlem Globetrotters January Giveaway

This January, enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 family 4-packs to see the Harlem Globetrotters at Hershey Centre in April! The Original Harlem Globetrotters are on the road for their action packed tour! Contest closed. See winners.

5 ways to Create a Cozy Reading Nook for Kids

With a little creativity, you can create cozy reading nooks the whole family can enjoy.

Ross Petty's A Christmas Carol Extended!

These additional performances will be part of a live audience for a TV Broadcast in 2018 on CBC TV and Family Channel.

Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters at the AGO

Get a rare glimpse into the world of one of the most inventive filmmakers of our generation.

Best Outdoor Family Skating

Here are some of the top outdoor rinks and skating trails to explore...

New Year's Eve Family Events 2017

There are plenty of ways to ring in 2018 in the GTA, but we've rounded up the best family-friendly options.

The Hidden Treasure of the Grand Carnival Contest

It's Official! Mysterious Mind's new escape adventure is now open! "The Hidden Treasure of the Grand Carnival" is a puzzle-packed fun-filled hour of entertainment for all ages! Enter for a chance to win 1 of 2 family 4-packs. Contest closed. Winners TBA.

Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party! is coming to Mississauga

Everyone’s invited to take part in the sunniest and funniest street celebration in Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party!

YPT Beauty and the Beast Contest

Beauty and the Beast at Young People's Theatre has been extended until January 7th, 2018 and you can enter for a chance to win a family 4-pack! Contest closed. See winner.

Best of 2017

Greater Toronto parents have voted for their favourite family-friendly businesses in the Best of 2017. Here are the winners!

IKEA Canada recalls IKEA Chests of Drawers

The recalled chests of drawers can tip-over if not securely anchored to the wall, posing a tip-over and entrapment hazard.
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