September 2017

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Family Fun

Celebrate Grandparents Day

Celebrate Grandparents Day

Grandparents Day comes once a year, so take this opportunity to try new ways of connecting with family.

Family Activities

October on the Cheap! 2017

October on the Cheap! 2017

Our top picks for free (or cheap) family fun and activities this October.
Celebrate Grandparents Day

Celebrate Grandparents Day

Grandparents Day comes once a year, so take this opportunity to try new ways of connecting with family.

Fall

Fall Agricultural Fairs 2017

Fall Agricultural Fairs 2017

From pumpkin picking to midways, and agricultural displays, the GTA is ripe with fall agricultural fairs and festivals.

At The Movies

My Little Pony

My Little Pony

A new dark force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane 6 embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria.
The LEGO Ninjago Movie

The LEGO Ninjago Movie

Six young ninjas Lloyd, Jay, Kai, Cole, Zane and Nya are tasked with defending their island home, called Ninjago.

Events, Exhibits & Shows

Kidapalooza Fall Family Festival

Kidapalooza Fall Family Festival

This year, the festival takes place both indoors and outdoors at the Markham FairGrounds, from October 7 to 9, 2017.
15 Kid-Friendly Must-Do Activities at Culture Days

15 Kid-Friendly Must-Do Activities at Culture Days

We've scouted out 15 kid-friendly activities you may want to explore with your family. All are Free!
Fall Agricultural Fairs 2017

Fall Agricultural Fairs 2017

From pumpkin picking to midways, and agricultural displays, the GTA is ripe with fall agricultural fairs and festivals.
September Festivals 2017

September Festivals 2017

Some of the Greater Toronto Area's best annual festivals take place in September!

Free & Cheap

October on the Cheap! 2017

October on the Cheap! 2017

Our top picks for free (or cheap) family fun and activities this October.
September on the Cheap! 2017

September on the Cheap! 2017

Our top picks for free (or cheap) family fun and activities this September.
September Festivals 2017

September Festivals 2017

Some of the Greater Toronto Area's best annual festivals take place in September!

Fun Places To Go

October on the Cheap! 2017

October on the Cheap! 2017

Our top picks for free (or cheap) family fun and activities this October.
Kidapalooza Fall Family Festival

Kidapalooza Fall Family Festival

This year, the festival takes place both indoors and outdoors at the Markham FairGrounds, from October 7 to 9, 2017.
Discover Fall at Blue Mountain Resort

Discover Fall at Blue Mountain Resort

Capture some memories playing hooky with your kids this fall and escape for a midweek getaway that is lighter on the wallet AND the line-ups.
Fall Agricultural Fairs 2017

Fall Agricultural Fairs 2017

From pumpkin picking to midways, and agricultural displays, the GTA is ripe with fall agricultural fairs and festivals.
September on the Cheap! 2017

September on the Cheap! 2017

Our top picks for free (or cheap) family fun and activities this September.

Resorts & Family Getaways

Discover Fall at Blue Mountain Resort

Discover Fall at Blue Mountain Resort

Capture some memories playing hooky with your kids this fall and escape for a midweek getaway that is lighter on the wallet AND the line-ups.

Entertainment News

YPT presents Bello

YPT presents Bello

This beautiful parable about overcoming fears of those who are different from us will be presented on the Mainstage from October 10 to 20.
Fall Movie Guide 2017

Fall Movie Guide 2017

These new family-friendly flicks full of ambitious animals, exciting super-heroes and thrill-seeking LEGO figures will hit the big screen this fall.
Unapologetically Me: Sharron's Cabaret For Kids at YPT

Unapologetically Me: Sharron's Cabaret For Kids at YPT

This life-affirming, confidence-building show will be presented in The Studio, October 2nd to 21st.
'PJ Masks Live! Time To Be A Hero' First-Ever Live Theatrical Tour

'PJ Masks Live! Time To Be A Hero' First-Ever Live Theatrical Tour

The live show is based on eOne's top-rated animated TV series, which airs daily on Disney Junior.

Babies & Toddlers

Health Canada Warns About Safety Risks of Baby Nests

Health Canada Warns About Safety Risks of Baby Nests

A baby nest's soft, padded sides pose a suffocation risk and babies should never be left unattended in baby nests.

Back To School

Six Questions You Need to Answer When Choosing a School

Six Questions You Need to Answer When Choosing a School

The most important questions aren't always the ones we think of first.

Education

When Your Current School Isn’t Working

When Your Current School Isn’t Working

If your child isn’t progressing at their current school, it may mean the school doesn’t suit their specific abilities, interests or learning style.
Our Kids Private School Expos Helps Families Choose the Right School

Our Kids Private School Expos Helps Families Choose the Right School

School fairs and expos offer a unique, and uniquely valuable opportunity for parents and students to connect with schools.
Six Questions You Need to Answer When Choosing a School

Six Questions You Need to Answer When Choosing a School

The most important questions aren't always the ones we think of first.

Products & Services

VEX Robotics BATTLE BOTS By HEXBUG

VEX Robotics BATTLE BOTS By HEXBUG

Step into the shoes of a real life engineer as you take on the challenge of assembling your favorite of the BattleBots collection first hand.
Go! Go! Smart Wheels Race & Play Adventure Park

Go! Go! Smart Wheels Race & Play Adventure Park

Channel your inner race car driver and go for a ride with Gavin in the Go! Go! Smart Wheels Race & Adventure Park!
Go! Go! Smart Friends Shimmering Seashell Castle

Go! Go! Smart Friends Shimmering Seashell Castle

Your little one can play with the sandcastle, dance with Pearl and her sea friends, the seahorse and dolphin, or pretend to play dress up at the vanity.
HEXBUG Nitro Circus Giganta Ramp

HEXBUG Nitro Circus Giganta Ramp

NEW HEXBUG Nitro Circus Augmented Reality App brings extreme sports to your fingertips!

Spotlight On...

Sesaya Music

Sesaya Music

The school offers lessons for ages 6 to 17, in singing, piano, guitar, violin and cello, at all skill levels.
Fun With Music Together

Fun With Music Together

Fun With Music Together will inspire your little ones while providing great bonding experiences for parents and children.

Health & Safety

To Lift or Not to Lift - That is the Question!

To Lift or Not to Lift - That is the Question!

If you are a parent that grew up in the 70’s and 80’s, you may have heard that lifting weights or strength training would stunt your growth.
Hallmark Canada Recalls Stuffed Animal Stacker

Hallmark Canada Recalls Stuffed Animal Stacker

The fabric bows and hat on the licensed characters may detach, posing a choking hazard.

Fitness & Sports

To Lift or Not to Lift - That is the Question!

To Lift or Not to Lift - That is the Question!

If you are a parent that grew up in the 70’s and 80’s, you may have heard that lifting weights or strength training would stunt your growth.

Health & Safety

Health Canada Warns About Safety Risks of Baby Nests

Health Canada Warns About Safety Risks of Baby Nests

A baby nest's soft, padded sides pose a suffocation risk and babies should never be left unattended in baby nests.

Product Recalls

Hallmark Canada Recalls Stuffed Animal Stacker

Hallmark Canada Recalls Stuffed Animal Stacker

The fabric bows and hat on the licensed characters may detach, posing a choking hazard.

Contests

Go! Go! Smart Wheels Race & Play Adventure Park Contest

Go! Go! Smart Wheels Race & Play Adventure Park Contest

Enter to a chance to win VTech's new Go! Go! Smart Wheels Race & Play Adventure Park! Contest closed. See winner.
Bello at YPT Contest

Bello at YPT Contest

Enter for a chance to win one of two family 4-packs of tickets to Bello at Young People's Theatre on Sunday, October 15, 2pm performance. Contest closed. See winners.
Kidapalooza Fall Family Festival Contest

Kidapalooza Fall Family Festival Contest

Enter for a chance to win a family 4-pk to the Kidapalooza Fall Family Festival taking place both indoors and outdoors at the Markham FairGrounds, from October 7 to 9, 2017. Contest closed. See winner.
Unapologetically Me: Sharron's Cabaret For Kids at YPT Contest

Unapologetically Me: Sharron's Cabaret For Kids at YPT Contest

Enter for a chance to win a family 4-pack to see Unapologetically Me: Sharron's Cabaret For Kids at YPT Contest. Winning tickets are for Sunday, October 15th, 2:30pm performance. Contest closed. See winner.
Go! Go! Smart Friends Shimmering Seashell Castle Contest

Go! Go! Smart Friends Shimmering Seashell Castle Contest

Enter for a chance to win a Go! Go! Smart Friends® Shimmering Seashell Castle™ by VTech®. This splashtastic castle features discovery, adventure and Pearl the mermaid! Contest closed. See winner.
HEXBUG Nitro Circus Giganta Ramp Contest

HEXBUG Nitro Circus Giganta Ramp Contest

Enter for a chance to win a HEXBUG Nitro Circus Giganta Ramp! Create astonishing tricks in the blink of an eye by launching your stuntman down the HEXBUG Nitro Circus Giganta Ramp. Contest closed. See winner.
PJ Masks Live Contest

PJ Masks Live Contest

Enter for a chance to win a family 4-pack to see PJ MASKS LIVE: Time To Be A Hero at the Sony Centre on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Contest closed. See winner.
Poo-nicorns Contest

Poo-nicorns Contest

Enter for a chance to win a Poo-nicorn 14 inch Plushiez. Poo-nicorns are here, and they're the stinkin' cutest piles of poo you've ever seen! Contest closed. See winner.
Centreville September Contest

Centreville September Contest

Enter for a chance to win family passes to Centreville Amusement Park on Centre Island this September. Centreville remains open on Weekends! Contest closed. See winners.
CATS Drama Fall Contest

CATS Drama Fall Contest

Enter for a chance to win a Fall term at CATS Drama. Children’s Arts Theatre School is Toronto’s leader in professional theatre training. Contest closed. See winner.