Free Things to do during March Break 2017

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Looking for some Free fun over March Break? Here's a list of free events taking place in and around the city...

Toronto Light Festival
Until March 12, 2017
The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is taking place at the Distillery Historic District. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the picturesque historic neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. Free.
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Family Fan Day at Sony Centre
March 11, 2017
Do you want to meet your favourite Canadian media personalities? At this FREE event, fans can meet & greet with Canadian screen talent, featuring exciting interactive activations, contesting, mascots and the first 100 people get a free “swag” bag. Free admission.
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Build a Rain Gauge​ at Home Depot
March 11, 2017
Kids will learn how to build a Rain Gauge with easy to follow step-by-step instructions. From 10:00 am to Noon, the Home Depot at locations across Toronto is hosting a free DIY workshop for kids to build their very own Rain Gauge. FREE Hands-on Workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12.
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Sugar Shack TO
March 11 to March 12, 2017
On the first weekend of March Break, shake off the winter blues at Sugar Shack TO with traditional cabane à sucre activities! TWO Sugar Shacks, Ice Activities, Food Market, Specialty Bar, Shuttle to/from Distillery, Live Entertainment. Free Admission!
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March Weekends at Scarborough Museum
March 11 & 12 and March 18 & 19
It's high time for pie time! Get not just a piece of the pie but the whole thing, as Scarborough Museum makes mini pie treats all month long. Admission is Pay What You Can.
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Creepy Crawlers Express at Toronto Public Library
March 13, 2017
Knowledgeable and experienced staff ensure all participants safely learn about all sorts of creepy creatures in this high participation, hands-on program. Drop-in for ages 6 and up. Free admission.
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The Sleeping Beauty - Let's Talk About It!
March 13, 2017
The Sleeping Beauty - let's talk about it! (ages 6-12). Let your imagination soar, while exploring how characters, that we all know and love, dance out their story in The Sleeping Beauty ballet. Try on a costume and move to the sounds of Tchaikovsky's famous score. Free.
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Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! by Soli & Rob
March 13 to 16, 2017
Soli & Rob's 'Bugs, Bugs, Bugs!' is FREE at Toronto libraries this March Break. Various locations.
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March Break Animal Expo at Bridlewood Mall
March 13 to 17, 2017
Enjoy free animal exhibits and activities all week featuring The Ultimutts Stunt Dogs and their amazing tricks, birds of prey, snakes, dinosaur artifacts and much more!
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Skate On The Square - Celebration Square
March 13 to March 17, 2017
Skate the Celebration Square ice rink on March Break! The rink is open on Spring Break (March 13 to March 17, 2017) from 10 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. Free admission. 
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Erin Mills Town Centre Free March Break Arcade
March 13 to 17, 2017
Erin Mills Town Centre is excited to invite Mississauga families staying in town this spring break to a week of fun and games at its March Break Arcade! Kids will find a large selection of games, including Dance Dance Revolution, Guitar Hero, Pac Man and many more.  All games and activities throughout the week will be available free of charge!
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Indigo Kids March Break Events
March 13 to March 17, 2017
Join us for March Break kids’ activities daily Monday to Friday at 11am. Keep the kids entertained and let their imaginations soar. Free admission.
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March Break Program at Ontario Legislative Building
March 13 to 17, 2017
Join us for a family friendly tour at Ontario’s Legislative Building on the Saturday of Family Day Weekend. During this program, families will: Explore the historic Legislative Building, Participate in a scavenger hunt, Learn how Parliament works, Create a craft, Have fun, all for free!
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March Break Crafts at Treasure Island Toys
March 13, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Free March Break Crafts from Monday March 13 to Friday March 17. Sign up in store, email or phone. Monday: Klutz Crafts; Tuesday: Melissa & Doug Crafts; Wednesday: Plush Craft; Thursday: Hama Beads Crafts and Friday: St. Patrick's Day Craft.
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March Break Mystery Fun at Black Creek Pioneer Village
March 13 to 19, 2017
Once again crime has struck Black Creek Pioneer Village. This March Break, put on your detective hat and travel back in time to solve the case of Sherlock Holmes and the Maple Mystery! Kids 14 years and younger are FREE this March Break from Monday March 13th - Sunday March 19th with an adult admission!
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Toronto's ComicCON
March 17 to 19, 2017
Fans can get their geek on during the 3-day show that will be packed with over 400 exhibitors, amazing artists and special guests including world-renowned wrestling heavy-weights Bret Hart and Mick Foley; Star Trek Voyager’s own Chief Medical Officer, Robert Picardo; the menacing, murderous Sith Lord from Star Wars Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace, Ray Park; the zombie-fighting Laurie Holden of The Walking Dead; and The Big Bang Theory’s mild-mannered comic book store owner, Kevin Sussman among other exciting guests. Check the listing for a Free Kids Coupon with the purchase of an adult admission.
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St. Patrick's Day Parade
March 19, 2017
Canada's largest St. Patrick's Parade takes place every year through the centre of Toronto. The Toronto St. Patrick's Day Parade is a colourful celebration of community. We invite everyone to celebrate being Irish - even if it is only for the day!​ Free.
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Sugar Shack TO Photo Credit: Nicola Betts 
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