Best Things to Do this Weekend: January 29 to 31

Nadia L. Hohn presents an Interactive Program In Celebration Of The Life Of Miss Lou

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

We're including a couple of events taking place on Thursday, ahead of the weekend ― mark your calendar for Bell Let's Talk Day. As well, there's an opportunity for families to bake brownies.

Free Brownie Workshop by Alive Montessori

  • Thursday, January 28th, 2021 @ 5:30 pm
  • Online
  • Free

Miss Alina with her daughter Juliette will bake with you ― dark, chewy and fudgy brownies. Tune in Thursday, January 28th, 5:30 pm. If you have never made brownies, give these a try ... they promise you won't regret it. This is a great cooking activity for kids! More

Bell Let's Talk Day

Bell Let’s Talk Day 2021 takes place on Thursday, January 28 and Canadians and people worldwide have the opportunity to make their voices heard in the conversation about mental illness. On this day, Bell donates 5 cents to Canadian mental health programs for every applicable text, local or long distance call, tweet or TikTok video using #BellLetsTalk and more. More

Free Interactive Program In Celebration Of The Life Of Miss Lou

  • Friday, January 29th, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – 4:40 pm
  • Online at Toronto Public Library
  • Free

Nadia L. Hohn, author of A Likkle Miss Lou, presents an interactive program in celebration of the life of playwright, poet, folklorist, dramatist, and Jamaica's cultural ambassador, Louise Bennett-Coverley also known as Miss Lou. This live program is suitable for children 5-8 years. More

Solve a Puzzle!

In celebration of National Puzzle Day on Friday, January 29, we've rounded up some of the best online puzzle games for kids. It's a great way to pass the time, and all are free! More

Backward Day

Sunday, January 31 is Backward Day and this is a day to do everything in reverse! Have a fun day with the kids using your imagination. Wear your clothes backwards, talk backwards, read backwards, draw backwards, eat dessert before dinner. This day could definitely get crazy!

Plan Super Bowl Party at Home

Superbowl is just around the corner ― it's all taking place on February 7. Gather the family and plan a fun menu with these Football inspired-foods. More

Start Making Valentine's Day Cards

These festive sweet projects are easy, inexpensive, and perfect for smaller Valentine-making hands! More

Support the Bata Shoe Museum by purchasing their new Colouring Book

Ranging from the ancient to the contemporary, Colour the BSM features the most beautiful and fascinating shoes in the collection for you to colour. Who doesn't love shoes; and who doesn't love to colour! $10. More

Play in the Snow!

Fresh snow ― fresh fun! To avoid a bad case of cabin fever, try one of these 30 outdoor activities that are sure to get the whole family outside and moving. More

Check out the 'Reading is Magic Festival'

  • Until February 15th, 2021
  • Online
  • Free

Step into a world of creativity with the Reading is Magic Festival with free inclusive and engaging digital events for schools and families. Brought to you by The Toronto International Festival of Authors. More

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Mon Avenir Virtual Open Houses

Conseil Scolaire Catholique MonAvenir - French Catholic School Virtual Open Houses are underway. Book your virtual Open House at a French Catholic school near you. French immersion students are welcome. More info

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