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TORONTO LIGHT FEST IS BACK

It’s that awesome of year again when the city lights up to help battle the winter blues. Or in Toronto’s case, the winter greys. This year the Toronto Light Festival presents 20 art installations that are brightening the city’s skies in the Distillery District. We had...

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PAR-TEE PUTT WITH KIDS

This is not your average mini golf. PAR-TEE PUTT is Toronto’s newest indoor mini golf club. Located in the entertainment district, the bar boasts 27 themed holes (three nine-hole courses) and on weekends offers an all ages experience from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Outside of...

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CROKICURL AT STACKT MARKET

There is a new game in TOwn. This winter Stackt Market, the shipping container market located at Bathurst and Front streets, opened Toronto’s first Crokicurl rink, an outdoor game where crokinole and curling collide. I’ve been wanting to try this out ever since I’ve...

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TERRA LUMINA AT THE TORONTO ZOO

Welcome to 2099. A new light and sound experience has taken over a portion of the Toronto Zoo this winter. On until April 2020, Terra Lumina Night Walk by Moment Factory is a 1.5 km trip by foot to the year 2099 and back with a series of installations featuring...

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SKATING AT UNION STATION

The little rink that popped up this winter in front of Union Station is one of the newest places to lace up downtown Toronto. And it’s worth the whirl. Located literally in front of the main entrance of Union Station, the cozy outdoor rink offers free public skating...

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BLOODSUCKERS AT THE ROM

“Do we have to read everything?” says my 10-year-old as we entered Bloodsuckers: Legends to Leeches that just opened at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. Our family explores museums in very different ways. One like a pinball machine, the other beelining it to...

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THE TSO WITH KIDS IN TOW

We have always loved the creative ways the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) has been inspiring kids in this city to experience classical music – from fun storytimes (we’re thinking of The Hockey Sweater with Roch Carrier) to wearing your costume to a concert (the...

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DAD IN T.O.: DANFORTH DAD

If you’re looking for someone to plan the destination for your next park meet-up up, we know just the guy. Andrew Moore, aka Danforth Dad has made it his (and his family in TOw)’s mission to explore Toronto through its many...

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GIVEAWAY: Sharon, Lois & Bram’s Skinnamarink

Skinnamarinky-dinky-dink, skinnamarinky do… Parent or not, you know you know the words. And if you have little ones in TOw, guaranteed you have shared the beloved anthem and accompanying actions that you learned as a child with your own family. The classic folk song...

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