Best Things to Do this Weekend: February 19 to 21

Carnival Dance Lessons for Kids with Shelley-Anne Castro during Kuumba at Harbourfront

The latest fun things families can do this coming weekend ... virtual events and suggested activities!

Maple Magic: History of Maple Syrup in Canada

  • Thursday, February 25th, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Online - Museums of Mississauga
  • Free

Did you know that Canada produces around 80% of the world’s maple syrup? Or that Indigenous peoples first developed the maple harvest and later taught settlers how to collect sap and turn it into sugar? Come discover more about this delicious food and its fascinating history. More

2021 Virtual Polar Bear Challenge

  • Until February 28, 2021
  • Online
  • Fundraiser

The Toronto Zoo is inviting you, champions of polar bear conservation, to help raise awareness about the plight of polar species in the wild. Every action counts so help your Toronto Zoo support the critical polar bear research projects happening behind the scenes, helping protecting the species and their Arctic habitats. More

Kuumba at Harbourfront

  • Until February 28, 2021
  • Online
  • Free

Toronto’s longest running Black History Month festival, Kuumba, presented by the TD Ready Commitment, returns for its 26th edition to celebrate the Black community standing in our Blackness, forward-focused and now part of Black Futures Month. As part of the festival, there are 2 events that are family-friendly: Carnival Dance Lesson and Posters for Change, a visual arts program. More

2021 LunarFest Celebrates the Year of the Ox

  • Until February 28th, 2021
  • Online
  • Free

LunarFest invites you to a special virtual dinner so you can explore food from around the world right at home! Along with a virtual music showcase and cross-cultural art gallery, celebrate the joys of families big and small for the upcoming Year of the Ox. What does the new year have in store for you? Have your fortune told and find out if this will be an “Ox-picious year” to look forward to. You can also make crafts and more! More

Free Skating at Mississauga Celebration Square

  • Daily until March 21, 2021
  • Celebration Square Mississauga
  • Free

Celebration Square's Skating rink is open for Free skating! Open daily with restricted numbers. Advanced booking is required. More

Make Cherry Pie on Saturday, February 20

Cherry Pie Day is February 20. Today is a day for all cherry pie lovers to eat their favourite pie for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Here are 10 new fun ways to serve up this family favourite! More

Go Skiing - These Resorts Have Reopened

Resorts are re-opening safely with strict guidelines in-place, and many are further tweaking their health & safety protocols to ensure that hills are safe for all. If you're thinking of hitting the slopes with your family, here's what you need to know before heading out. More

Listen to James Funnyhat's Podcast

James Funnyhat, a modern day Fableist whose dynamic storytelling has captivated, mesmerized, and inspired children from all over, has just launched a podcast for kids. More

Visit Reptilia Zoo in Whitby

Reptilia Zoo in Whitby has reopened since February 16 and they're currently offering a free child's admission with the purchase of an adult or senior admission. Check out their after-hours private tours or behind-the-scenes tours. More

Get Creative with the Bata Shoe Museum

Need a way to repurpose some old socks? Why not try this fun and easy DIY sock puppet activity? A great way for you and the kids to get creative! Watch on their You Tube Channel. More

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Avenue Road Spring Break 2021

Although Spring Break will look different this year, you can still take your children on a journey by using their creativity and imagination. Kids will explore the world through artmaking starting April 12th. Campers, JK to Grade 10, will travel online to new places through art, taught by experienced arts educators, in a fun, supportive and virtual environment. More info

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