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The Bata Shoe Museum Is Now Open

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!

Word On The Street Summer Spectacular

The Word On The Street Summer Spectacular will feature Storytelling, Spelling Bees, Readings, Love Letter Writing ... and so many cool things!

Experience The Fun Of The CNE At Home!

While you may not be able to visit the 2020 CNE this summer, that doesn't mean you can't check out some of your favourite fair features online.

Best Frozen Banana Pops

Frozen banana pops are the perfect treat for kids! We love them with chocolate but you can make frozen bananas a million different ways. So fun and tasty — your kids will love snacking on them!

Hockey Leaders Join Forces To Help Kids Get Back On The Ice

NHLPA, NHL, Bauer Hockey & Hockey Canada launch Hockey Equipment Relief Program to help families most impacted by COVID-19.

The Spongebob Movie: Sponge On The Run

After SpongeBob’s beloved pet snail Gary is snail-napped, he and Patrick embark on an epic adventure to The Lost City of Atlantic City to bring Gary home. Opens in theatres on August 14.

Massive Hand Sanitizer Recall By Health Canada

Health Canada is advising Canadians to stop using hand sanitizers made with ethanol or denaturants, which are not acceptable for use in hand sanitizers, and may pose health risks.

Mulan Is Now Heading To Disney+

Just recently, Disney reported it was pulling its release of Mulan indefinitely. Now, Walt Disney CEO Bob Chapek has announced that Mulan will be coming exclusively to Disney+.

Shark Week Fun

Are you ready for shark week? In 2020, Shark week takes place in August. Here are fun crafts and recipes to help celebrate. Happy Shark Week, everyone!

10 Best Things to Do this Weekend: August 8 & 9, 2020

It's the weekend and it's time for some family fun. Here are the top 10 things to do this weekend: August 8 and 9, 2020.

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run Comes to Theatres This August

Sponge on the Run, originally scheduled to hit theatres on May 22, and thought to be heading for release on digital platforms, will now play in theatres after all.

Healthy(ish) And Fun Apple Snacks For Kids

Kids of all ages will love these quick, easy and healthy(ish) apple snack ideas like doughnuts, nachos, chips, lollipops, pizza and more.

3 Ways To Get Yourself Ready For Whatever Math Class Looks Like This September!

With back-to-school season approaching, families aren’t exactly feeling great about their kids returning to the classroom armed and ready with the math knowledge they need to succeed.

Drive-Thru Dinosaurs Invade Peterborough For Newest Pandemic Entertainment

A park that features ultra-realistic, life-size dinosaurs, is adapting to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic to offer a completely COVID-19 safe drive-thru experience.

Peachy Keen

August is National Peach Month and we're keen on peaches! Here are recipes for some late-Summer inspiration.

10 Yummy Twists on Chocolate Chip Cookies

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day is celebrated yearly on August 4. Here are 10 yummy twists on this go-to favourite dessert!

Healthy Crunch Contest

Healthy Crunch has just launched the first School Approved® snack line for kids. Enter for a chance to win 1 of 4 Healthy Crunch Prize Packs. Each includes a seed butter, a chia jam and a box of granola bars. Enter by Saturday, August 15, 2020.

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Toronto Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 family passes to visit LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Toronto, designed specifically for children aged 3-10 years to enjoy. Everything is kid-sized! Enter by Friday, August 21, 2020.

Dough Parlour Contest

Enter for a chance to win a Dough Parlour prize pack, including a 3 pack gift set of premium modelling dough, a silicone rolling pin, and assorted cutters. Enter by Friday, August 21, 2020.

Best Ice Cream Sandwiches

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day is celebrated each year on August 2. 10 Best Ice Cream Sandwiches recipes to make your own.

Ruckify Summer Contest: Enter to Win a $100 Spending Voucher

Ruckify — your Peer-To-Peer Rental Marketplace, wants you to have the ultimate end of summer experience! Enter for a chance to win $100 in RuckBucks! Enter by Wednesday, August 19, 2020.

How 'Community Renting' With Ruckify Helps Create Fun & Inexpensive Experiences

Looking for some fun activities for your family to do this summer? Surprise your kids with these simple DIY ideas that can all be Ruckified on a budget and create memories that will last a lifetime!

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto Reopens And They're Making It Awesome

The ultimate indoor LEGO® playground is reopening on July 30! And they're making it 'awesome' (safe) for families.

10 Decadent Cheesecake Recipes

It's National Cheesecake Day on July 30 but you'll be celebrating all summer long with these recipes!

Best Events & Things to Do this Civic Holiday Weekend

It's the Civic Holiday Long weekend and it's time for some family fun. Here are the top things to do this long weekend!

August Go List: Best Things To Do 2020

Summer is in full swing and the temperatures are soaring — there are still plenty of days for summertime fun. Here are the best things to do with kids in August.

City of Toronto Launches HistoricTO

This new cultural experience connects Toronto’s communities by providing inclusive access to local history, heritage and land-based learnings at the city's History Museums.

Bring Your Family Back To Nature With Favourite Greenbelt Adventures!

Ontario’s Greenbelt is home to a variety of trails and natural areas that offer low-impact hikes, self guided tours and other family-friendly activities.

Mulan is Postponed Indefinitely by Disney

After Mulan was postponed several times due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the shutdown of theatres, Disney has once again halted its release date. Other Disney blockbusters are also affected.

Dough Parlour: The Most Amazing and Sweet-Smelling Modelling Dough

This premium modelling dough is made with 100% non-toxic, food-grade ingredients. You'll also find fun accessories like silicone rolling pins, assorted cutters and playmats.

Hockey Hall of Fame Summer Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 2 VIP Family Passes to the Hockey Hall of Fame! The HHOF has safely reopened and is looking foward to welcoming its guests back to experience the best that hockey has to offer! Enter by August 15, 2020.

Get Your Hockey Fix at the Hockey Hall of Fame: Now Open!

The HHOF, a fun and family-friendly entertainment destination, has now reopened and is looking forward to welcoming its guests back to experience hockey at its best!

Peach Picking the GTA

Peach picking season is upon us in Ontario, and it's the perfect excuse for GTA families to plan a sweet summertime day trip before it's time to hit the books again.

Camping with Kids

Camping with young children is possible and with the right planning, it can be the beginning of some awesome family adventures! What you need to start off on the right foot...

5 NEW Family Board Games that are Exclusive to Chapters-Indigo

Amp your next family game night with new arrivals at Chapters-Indigo that are a blast for the entire family! These board games will bring hours of fun and laughter to the table.
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