August 2016

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Family Activities

Fall Apple Picking for Families

Fall Apple Picking for Families

Starting in September, orchards around the GTA area offer families the chance to pick their own apples.
A Late Summer Backyard Campout

A Late Summer Backyard Campout

Enjoy a last starry summer night before it’s time to hit the books!
10 Reasons Kids Should Play Golf

10 Reasons Kids Should Play Golf

More families and youth than ever are discovering why golf is the game of a lifetime.
August on the Cheap!

August on the Cheap!

There are still plenty of free must-do summer activities left if you're sticking around for a GTA staycation this August
Ways Kids Can Preserve Summer Memories

Ways Kids Can Preserve Summer Memories

Kids can capture their summer stories by taking pictures, journaling, blogging or making movies.

Fall

Fall Apple Picking for Families

Fall Apple Picking for Families

Starting in September, orchards around the GTA area offer families the chance to pick their own apples.

Summer

A Late Summer Backyard Campout

A Late Summer Backyard Campout

Enjoy a last starry summer night before it’s time to hit the books!
Ways Kids Can Preserve Summer Memories

Ways Kids Can Preserve Summer Memories

Kids can capture their summer stories by taking pictures, journaling, blogging or making movies.

At The Movies

The Wild Life

The Wild Life

Robinson Crusoe and his dog Aynsley wash up on the shores of a tiny tropical island.
Kubo And The Two Strings

Kubo And The Two Strings

Kubo and the Two Strings is an epic action-adventure set in a fantastical Japan.
Pete's Dragon

Pete's Dragon

A reimagining of Disney's cherished family film, 'Pete's Dragon'. Opens in theatres on August 12.
Nine Lives

Nine Lives

Tom Brand has one week to reconnect with his family, or live out the rest of his days as a cute and furry feline named Mr. Fuzzypants.

Events, Exhibits & Shows

Labour Day Fun

Labour Day Fun

Labour Day kicks off this weekend and the holiday is bringing fun for the whole family.
Last Chance To Experience Tattoos: Ritual. Identity. Obsession. Art.

Last Chance To Experience Tattoos: Ritual. Identity. Obsession. Art.

The exhibition has welcomed more than 90,000 visitors and closes on September 5.
Kids Guide to the CNE: 16 Things to Do!

Kids Guide to the CNE: 16 Things to Do!

Here's what's on for the under-10 crowd at the 2016 CNE.

Free & Cheap

August on the Cheap!

August on the Cheap!

There are still plenty of free must-do summer activities left if you're sticking around for a GTA staycation this August

Fun Places To Go

Fall Apple Picking for Families

Fall Apple Picking for Families

Starting in September, orchards around the GTA area offer families the chance to pick their own apples.
Kids Guide to the CNE: 16 Things to Do!

Kids Guide to the CNE: 16 Things to Do!

Here's what's on for the under-10 crowd at the 2016 CNE.
Fun at Pickering Museum Village

Fun at Pickering Museum Village

Travel back in time and experience live history at Pickering Museum Village.
CNE 2016 Highlights

CNE 2016 Highlights

Here are the 2016 CNE highlights and how you can save BIG on CNE tickets.
August on the Cheap!

August on the Cheap!

There are still plenty of free must-do summer activities left if you're sticking around for a GTA staycation this August

Entertainment News

The Wiggles add 3rd Show in Toronto + Suites Now Available!

The Wiggles add 3rd Show in Toronto + Suites Now Available!

Third Wiggles show added and Family Suites available for sale!

Back To School

Back to School Guide 2016

Back to School Guide 2016

Head back to school with the right gear, the best after-school programs and much more!
Stay Organized this School Year

Stay Organized this School Year

Helpful things every organized mom does to stay on top of her game during the school year.
Easing into the New School Year

Easing into the New School Year

Make the transition from summer to back-to-school an easy one!
Back to School Shopping Checklist

Back to School Shopping Checklist

If you want to send your kids back to school with the right stuff, just print out our convenient shopping list.

Kids Gear

Tony Hawk Lands in Canada

Tony Hawk Lands in Canada

Skateboarding Icon launches Signature Fashion Collection at Walmart Canada.

News For Toronto Parents

Osmo at Best Buy Canada’s Life & Tech Event

Osmo at Best Buy Canada’s Life & Tech Event

Award-winning gaming system showcases products at Best Buy Canada’s Life & Tech Event.
Tony Hawk Lands in Canada

Tony Hawk Lands in Canada

Skateboarding Icon launches Signature Fashion Collection at Walmart Canada.

Products & Services

Sphero’s New SPRK+

Sphero’s New SPRK+

Sphero’s Newest ‘Bot Proves Learning is Evolving. Get on the Ball.
Sing-A-Ma-Lings by Funrise Toys

Sing-A-Ma-Lings by Funrise Toys

Sing-A-Ma-Lings are silly, huggable, singing plush characters that are entertaining for kids!
PLAYMOBIL Large City Zoo

PLAYMOBIL Large City Zoo

Discover a world of exotic species in your own backyard with the PLAYMOBIL Large City Zoo.

Spotlight On...

Build Confidence and Skills with Math Tutoring at Thorious

Build Confidence and Skills with Math Tutoring at Thorious

Thorious offers group and individual math tutoring for kids ages 8 and up.
Gymnastics Fun at Gymalaya

Gymnastics Fun at Gymalaya

Gymalaya offers recreational gymnastics classes for boys and girls ages 4 months to 12 years.
Kids' Climbing Programs at True North Climbing

Kids' Climbing Programs at True North Climbing

Programs focus on learning and refining the fundamentals of climbing for kids 6 to 17 years.

Health & Safety

McDonald's Recalls "Step-iT" Activity Wristbands

McDonald's Recalls "Step-iT" Activity Wristbands

The wristbands distributed as part of a Happy Meal can cause burns or skin irritations.
Swivel Wheel Jogging Strollers Recall

Swivel Wheel Jogging Strollers Recall

If not installed properly, the front wheel can become loose and detach, posing crash and fall hazards.
10 Reasons Kids Should Play Golf

10 Reasons Kids Should Play Golf

More families and youth than ever are discovering why golf is the game of a lifetime.

Fitness & Sports

10 Reasons Kids Should Play Golf

10 Reasons Kids Should Play Golf

More families and youth than ever are discovering why golf is the game of a lifetime.

Product Recalls

McDonald's Recalls "Step-iT" Activity Wristbands

McDonald's Recalls "Step-iT" Activity Wristbands

The wristbands distributed as part of a Happy Meal can cause burns or skin irritations.
Swivel Wheel Jogging Strollers Recall

Swivel Wheel Jogging Strollers Recall

If not installed properly, the front wheel can become loose and detach, posing crash and fall hazards.

Contests

Sing-A-Ma-Lings Contest

Sing-A-Ma-Lings Contest

Enter for a chance to win 2 Sing-A-Ma-Lings! Sing-A-Ma-Lings are silly, huggable, singing plush characters that are entertaining for kids of all ages! Contest closed. See winner.
Summer FUN Contest: Legoland Discovery Centre Toronto

Summer FUN Contest: Legoland Discovery Centre Toronto

It's our Summer FUN Contest and you can enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 family passes to LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Toronto. Contest closed. See winners.
Summer FUN Contest: Ontario Science Centre

Summer FUN Contest: Ontario Science Centre

It's our Summer FUN Contest and you can enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 family 5-packs to visit the Ontario Science Centre. Contest closed. See winners.
Summer FUN Contest: Treewalk Village

Summer FUN Contest: Treewalk Village

It's our Summer FUN Contest and you can enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 family passes to Treewalk Village in Stouffville! Contest closed. See winners.
PLAYMOBIL Large City Zoo Contest

PLAYMOBIL Large City Zoo Contest

Enter for a chance to win the new PLAYMOBIL Large City Zoo! Discover a world of exotic species in your own backyard. Contest closed. See winner.
Summer FUN Contest: Fallsview Waterpark Getaway

Summer FUN Contest: Fallsview Waterpark Getaway

It's our Summer FUN Contest and you can enter for a chance to win 1 of 2 overnight stays at the Sheraton on the Falls, 4 passes to the Fallsview Indoor Waterpark and a $100 Dining Certificate at Rainforest Café! Contest closed. See winners.
Summer FUN Contest: Chicopee Tube Park

Summer FUN Contest: Chicopee Tube Park

It's our Summer Fun Contest and you can enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 family passes for a day of fun at Chicopee Tube Park. Contest closed. See winners.
DigiArt Creative Easel by VTech Contest

DigiArt Creative Easel by VTech Contest

Enter for a chance to win a DigiArt Creative Easel™ by VTech®! Kids can learn to draw, write and much more with this interactive easel. Contest closed. See winner.
Summer FUN Contest: Playdium

Summer FUN Contest: Playdium

It's our Summer FUN Contest and you can enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 family 4-packs to Playdium with 4 160 credit play cards. Contest closed. See winners.
Irish Fairy Door Contest

Irish Fairy Door Contest

Enter our Irish Fairy Door Contest for a chance to win your very own Fairy Door and a set of handcrafted fairy clothes! Contest closed. See winner.