MARCH BREAK EVENTS 2019 (March 9- 17, 2019)

MARCH BREAK EVENTS 2019 (March 9- 17, 2019)

Looking for something to do over the March Break?

Indigo and Chapters locations across Ontario are hosting five days of FREE Kids Activities!

The best part is you don’t have to worry about booking time slots or signing up for wait lists!
Head over to your local store from Monday, March 11 – Friday, March 15, 2019 at 11am to join in the fun!

There will tons of fun activities with great brands like L.O.L, LEGO, Paw Patrol and more.

I am so excited to take my kids! Talk about entertaining on NO dimes! Be sure to use the hashtag #IndigoKidsBreak to share in the fun!

CLICK HERE and Use the “choose your province” drop down in the link provided to find your event dates and times!

 

 


 

 

 



**SATURDAY, MARCH 9,  2019**

*Family Favourites Movie (All Over Ontario)
11am
Cineplex Movie Theatres
Various Locations

Movie: Paw Patrol: Mighty Pups

Join us on Saturday mornings at 11am for Cineplex Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting Free The Children. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the weekend with your family.

http://www.cineplex.com/Events/FamilyFavourites?gclid=CJ_fvubOysoCFQ6IaQodbBkFCw

*Kid’s Club Crafts (All Over Ontario)
10am-11:30am
Michaels Art Store
All Over Ontario

Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or just drop in. Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10am – 11:30 am. See a store associate to join the fun! Parents must remain on premises during the event.

http://canada.michaels.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-MichaelsCanada-Site/en_CA/Page-Show?cid=store-events

*Kids Building Workshop (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
10am-12pm
The Home Depot
All Over Ontario

FREE Hands-on Workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12.

Held on the 2nd Saturday of each month at all The Home Depot stores. Each child can bring home a newly constructed project, an achievement pin and certificate.

Build a Clock Tray
If you are looking for a fun activity to do with the family, we’ve got a great workshop for kids that will teach them about building. Kids can learn how to build their very own Clock Tray.

http://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/ideas-how-to/workshops.html

*Maple Syrup Festival (Stouffville)
Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area
3291 Stouffville Road
Stouffville, ON

Experience the NEW maple syStouffville)rup trail at Bruce’s Mill Conservation! Enjoy demonstrations, wagon rides, activities… and of course pancakes and real maple syrup!

www.maplesyrupfest.com/bruces-mill/

*March Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Did you know that Canada produces over 80% of the world’s Maple Syrup? In celebration of maple syrup season, tuck into freshly baked maple butter tarts and maple lemonade! Kids craft fourleaf clover or horseshoe bookmarks for extra luck.

https://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/history-art-culture/museums/scarborough-museum/

*Guided Hikes (Scarborough) (FREE)
Rouge National Urban Park – Parks Canada
Meadowvale Road
Scarborough, ON

Join us to discover the park’s natural, cultural and agricultural stories with our friendly and fun Parks Canada volunteer leaders and staff. We have something for everyone, if you are looking for wildlife sightings, quiet nature walks, discovering the past, fitness challenges or just to meet new people!
Various dates. See website for schedule.

https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/activ/guide/201903-mars-march

*Winter Light Exhibition (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Ontario Place – West Island
955 Lake Shore Blvd. West
Toronto, ON

Utilizing creativity, innovation,and light.
Skating/Bonfires/Food & Beverage
Fridays 5:00 pm – 11:pm
Saturdays 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sundays 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

http://www.ontarioplace.com

*Weekend Nature Play in The Children’s Garden (Toronto)
10am-3pm
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Join us for play, art and stewardship activities as we embrace all things wintry related during our month of Hibernation in the Children’s Garden. Weekends in February we’ll be exploring the return of the light and learning about the animals who have made their winter homes under the snow, in the earth and beneath our waterways. Join us for seasonal celebrations and warm up by our campfire!

http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/event/nature-play-childrens-garden

*Maple Syrup Festival (Oakville)
Bronte Creek Provincial Park
1219 Burloak Drive
Oakville, ON

Showcasing the history of maple syrup production 1900’s style. Enjoy pancake meals, fresh maple taffy, maple sugar, family show, gift shop, wagon rides and more.
$17.00/ vehicle

www.ontarioparks.com/park/brontecreek

*Mapletown at Mountsberg (Halton)
10am-4pm
Mountsberg Conservation Area
2259 Millburough Line
Campbellville, ON

Mountsberg’s sugar bush has been producing maple magic for almost 150 years, and educating the public for more than 30 years! Approximately 600 trees are tapped during what could certainly be deemed the most Canadian of the seasons, where watery sap is transformed into sweet maple syrup in the Sugar Shanty.

See how sap is magically transformed into sweet, sticky syrup, and smell the fragrant steam rising from simmering kettles. Learn the secrets of making Maple Candy and taste FREE candy samples. Enjoy piping hot pancakes smothered in fresh maple syrup outdoors under our pavilion nestled in the woods. Take a guided wagon ride through the sugar bush and learn about the history of maple syrup. Climb, jump, and run in the Play Barn. See dramatic birds of prey demonstrations in the Raptor Centre at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm. View bison, eagles, hawks and owls along the Wildlife Walkway.

Maple Town only runs on weekends, holidays, and during March Break.

http://www.conservationhalton.ca/event-details?eventID=37

*Maple Magic (Mississauga)
12pm-4pm
Bradley Museum
1620 Orr Road
Mississauga, ON

Mississauga’s favourite maple tradition returns to the Bradley Museum for March Break.

Maple Sap Line Tours
Maple Taffy Demonstrations
Historic House Tours
Sugar Shack
Petting Zoo
Maple Magic Gift Shop
Imagination Playground
Spring is Coming: Seed Planting Activity
Enchanted Forest
Creation Station
Under 5 Play Area

http://culture.mississauga.ca/event/bradley-museum/maple-magic-2019

*Family Programs (Brampton)
1pm-4pm
PAMA
9 Wellington St. E.
Brampton, ON

Guide your family through art projects at PAMA and inspire creativity! Drop-in activities are included in the cost of PAMA admission and members are free.

Admission:
Adults: $5
Seniors: $4
Families (Up to 2 Adults, and up to 5 Children): $12
Children Under 5: Free

North is Freedom: design your own quilt pattern

http://calendar.pama.peelregion.ca/default/Detail/2019-03-02-1300-Family-Fun-Activities

*March Break (Blue Mountain)
Blue Mountain Village
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
Town of Blue Mountains, ON

Get ready for days filled with adventure and fun on and off the slopes! March Break is family time at Blue Mountain with activities, live music, interactive performances, fireworks and more!

http://bluemountainvillage.ca/marchbreak

 



**SUNDAY, MARCH 10,  2019**

*Maple Syrup Festival (Stouffville)
Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area
3291 Stouffville Road
Stouffville, ON

Experience the NEW maple syStouffville)rup trail at Bruce’s Mill Conservation! Enjoy demonstrations, wagon rides, activities… and of course pancakes and real maple syrup!

www.maplesyrupfest.com/bruces-mill/

*March Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Did you know that Canada produces over 80% of the world’s Maple Syrup? In celebration of maple syrup season, tuck into freshly baked maple butter tarts and maple lemonade! Kids craft fourleaf clover or horseshoe bookmarks for extra luck.

https://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/history-art-culture/museums/scarborough-museum/

*Guided Hikes (Scarborough) (FREE)
Rouge National Urban Park – Parks Canada
Meadowvale Road
Scarborough, ON

Join us to discover the park’s natural, cultural and agricultural stories with our friendly and fun Parks Canada volunteer leaders and staff. We have something for everyone, if you are looking for wildlife sightings, quiet nature walks, discovering the past, fitness challenges or just to meet new people!
Various dates. See website for schedule.

https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/activ/guide/201903-mars-march

*Winter Light Exhibition (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Ontario Place – West Island
955 Lake Shore Blvd. West
Toronto, ON

Utilizing creativity, innovation,and light.
Skating/Bonfires/Food & Beverage
Fridays 5:00 pm – 11:pm
Saturdays 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sundays 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

http://www.ontarioplace.com

*Weekend Nature Play in The Children’s Garden (Toronto)
10am-3pm
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Join us for play, art and stewardship activities as we embrace all things wintry related during our month of Hibernation in the Children’s Garden. Weekends in February we’ll be exploring the return of the light and learning about the animals who have made their winter homes under the snow, in the earth and beneath our waterways. Join us for seasonal celebrations and warm up by our campfire!

http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/event/nature-play-childrens-garden

*Nature Connection (Toronto)
2pm-4pm
Downsview Park
70 Canuck Avenue
Rear door, near greenhouses
Toronto, ON

A FREE nature program for families. Connect with the natural world and come out to Downsview Park!
Downsview Park staff will take you on a free outdoor Park program based on nature-themed topics to get you exploring the natural world, starting with Downsview Park!
Spring is less than two weeks away and we are ready to celebrate! Signs of Spring is an exploration of what is to come. Join us as we head into the forest for an exciting afternoon. We will play some games, follow tracks and search for clues that a new season is just around the corner.
All participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. This program may take place on rough trails, strollers are not recommended. Please do not bring animals* to Nature Connection programs and remember to dress for the weather.
*Service animals are always welcome.

http://en.downsviewpark.ca/events

*Power Kids (Toronto) (FREE)
1pm
The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery
Toronto, ON

Monster Mashups
In this workshop, participants will use clay and paint to create a sculpture of their own monster.

http://thepowerplant.org/ProgramsEvents/Programs/Power-Kids.aspx

*St. Patrick’s Day Parade (Toronto) (FREE)
12pm
Parade route through downtown Toronto
Toronto, ON

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!
The Annual Toronto St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 12:00p.m. Beginning @ Bloor St. West and St George.
The Toronto St. Patrick’s Day Parade begins on the corner of Bloor Street and St. George Street (near St. George subway station) and heads east on Bloor Street, turns south on Yonge Street and finally turns west on Queen Street, finishing at the parade reviewing stand at Nathan Phillips Square.
The parade starts at 12 noon and the line of march lasts one and a half hours at any given point along the route. Access from the TTC subway can be made at the following stations: St. George, Bloor, Wellesley, College, Dundas and Queen.

http://www.stpatrickstoronto.com

*Maple Syrup Festival (Oakville)
Bronte Creek Provincial Park
1219 Burloak Drive
Oakville, ON

Showcasing the history of maple syrup production 1900’s style. Enjoy pancake meals, fresh maple taffy, maple sugar, family show, gift shop, wagon rides and more.
$17.00/ vehicle

www.ontarioparks.com/park/brontecreek

*Mapletown at Mountsberg (Halton)
10am-4pm
Mountsberg Conservation Area
2259 Millburough Line
Campbellville, ON

Mountsberg’s sugar bush has been producing maple magic for almost 150 years, and educating the public for more than 30 years! Approximately 600 trees are tapped during what could certainly be deemed the most Canadian of the seasons, where watery sap is transformed into sweet maple syrup in the Sugar Shanty.

See how sap is magically transformed into sweet, sticky syrup, and smell the fragrant steam rising from simmering kettles. Learn the secrets of making Maple Candy and taste FREE candy samples. Enjoy piping hot pancakes smothered in fresh maple syrup outdoors under our pavilion nestled in the woods. Take a guided wagon ride through the sugar bush and learn about the history of maple syrup. Climb, jump, and run in the Play Barn. See dramatic birds of prey demonstrations in the Raptor Centre at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm. View bison, eagles, hawks and owls along the Wildlife Walkway.

Maple Town only runs on weekends, holidays, and during March Break.

http://www.conservationhalton.ca/event-details?eventID=37

*Maple Syrup Festival (Hamilton)
10am-4pm
Westfield Heritage Village
1049 Kirkwall Road
Rockton, ON

Discover one of Canada’s most time-honoured and tasty traditions. Explore historical and modern methods of making of maple syrup from the tree to the table. Families can purchase and enjoy a delicious, reasonably-priced pancake breakfast.

www.westfieldheritage.ca

*Maple Magic (Mississauga)
12pm-4pm
Bradley Museum
1620 Orr Road
Mississauga, ON

Mississauga’s favourite maple tradition returns to the Bradley Museum for March Break.

Maple Sap Line Tours
Maple Taffy Demonstrations
Historic House Tours
Sugar Shack
Petting Zoo
Maple Magic Gift Shop
Imagination Playground
Spring is Coming: Seed Planting Activity
Enchanted Forest
Creation Station
Under 5 Play Area

http://culture.mississauga.ca/event/bradley-museum/maple-magic-2019

*Family Programs (Brampton)
1pm-4pm
PAMA
9 Wellington St. E.
Brampton, ON

Guide your family through art projects at PAMA and inspire creativity! Drop-in activities are included in the cost of PAMA admission and members are free.

Admission:
Adults: $5
Seniors: $4
Families (Up to 2 Adults, and up to 5 Children): $12
Children Under 5: Free

North is Freedom: design your own quilt pattern

http://calendar.pama.peelregion.ca/default/Detail/2019-03-02-1300-Family-Fun-Activities

*OPG Sundays: Celebrate Holi (Oshawa)
1pm-3pm
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
72 Queen Street
Oshawa, ON

Registration not required. Drop-in 1pm to 3pm
Hey families, we’re trying something different! Get unplugged and join us on a Sunday for unique experiences sparking conversations themed to our exhibitions; our beautiful fine art activities will be on your fridge for a while!
Come celebrate Holi (a spring Hindu festival, also known as the festival of colour) with the RMG! This popular event is busy and bustling with a variety of different activities.
The RMG is an accessible venue. To make a reservation or discuss an accommodation, please contact Saira Knowles, Manager of Learning & Engagement at sknowles@rmg.on.ca or all 905.576.3000 Ext 108.
OPG Second Sundays are made possible with the support of Ontario Power Generation.

rmg.on.ca/events/opg-second-sundays/

*March Break (Blue Mountain)
Blue Mountain Village
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
Town of Blue Mountains, ON

Get ready for days filled with adventure and fun on and off the slopes! March Break is family time at Blue Mountain with activities, live music, interactive performances, fireworks and more!

http://bluemountainvillage.ca/marchbreak

 

 

 



**MONDAY, MARCH 11,  2019**

*Indigo Drop-In Events (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
11am
Indigo Chapters Stores
All Over Ontario

CRAFT WITH KLUTZ | AGES 4+
Join us to create adorable clay critters and mini desserts with Klutz. Then express yourself with mini sewing and make your very own cookie keychain!

At participating Indigo & Chapters locations (Coles and Indigospirit stores excluded).

https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/events/listings/?link-usage=Header%3A%20Events

*Kids Building Workshop (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
10am-12pm
Home Depot Stores

FREE Hands-on Workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12.
Held on the 2nd Saturday of each month at all The Home Depot stores. Each child can bring home a newly constructed project, an achievement pin and certificate.
Check locations near you for details.
Build a Clock Tray
If you are looking for a fun activity to do with the family, we’ve got a great workshop for kids that will teach them about building. Kids can learn how to build their very own Clock Tray.

http://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/ideas-how-to/workshops.html

*March Break (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
11am, 1pm or 3pm
Mastermind Toys Stores
All Over Ontario

Monday: 4M Fridge Magnet
Tuesday: Klutz-tastic
Wednesday:
ALEX D.I.Y. Do Dats
Thursday: Crayola Scribble Scrubbies
Friday: Nickelodeon Slime-time

You must sign up in store.

https://www.mastermindtoys.com/boutiques/march-break-2019

*March Break Family Drop-In Program (Markham)
10am-4pm
Markham Museum
9350 Markham Rd
Markham, ON

Your mission this March Break, if you choose to accept it, is to use your five senses to navigate through the Museum by solving puzzles, unlocking secrets, cracking codes and hunting for clues to find our missing Quoin. Family and friends must work as a team through safe, challenging and fun activities to make their mission a success. Each stop along the way will bring you closer to solving the mystery! Activities are designed for all members of the family to participate in and is ideal for families with children ages 4-10.
This three-part, indoor and outdoor, family drop-in program includes our Geared for Growing exhibition, our Mission Possible Decoding Lab and a Five Senses Tour that takes you to a variety historic buildings and workshops where you will collect vital clues to unravel the mystery.
Regular Admission Fees Apply

http://www.markham.ca/wps/portal/home/arts/markham-museum/all/march-break-family-drop-in-programs

*Maple Syrup Festival (Stouffville)
Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area
3291 Stouffville Road
Stouffville, ON

Experience the NEW maple syrup trail at Bruce’s Mill Conservation! Enjoy demonstrations, wagon rides, activities… and of course pancakes and real maple syrup!

www.maplesyrupfest.com/bruces-mill/

*March Break (Scarborough) (FREE)
1pm-2pm
Bridlewood Mall
2900 Warden Ave.
Scarborough, ON

Enjoy Five Free Days of Fun with our March Break event lineup! Stunt Dogs, Magic, Music and More!
Visit our website for schedule details.

http://www.bridlewoodmall.com

*March Break Adventures at Toronto Historic Sites (Toronto)
Toronto Historic Sites

Explore Toronto’s Historic Sites on March Break! Please see below the list of all the events taking place at the City of Toronto Historic Sites…

March Break Family Adventures at a Glance
March Break Family Adventure at Todmorden Mills
March 9 to 17 – 12pm-4pm
Sample a tasty treat, discover toys and popular games from past generations. Look for signs of spring in the wildflower preserve with a round of outdoor nature Bingo, and make a unique take-home craft.

March Break Family Adventure at Colborne Lodge
March 9 to 15 – 12pm-5pm
Bring the whole family for a sleuthing adventure! Help us search for modern items that do not belong in our 1870’s home. Find the modern items and learn about their Victorian Era predacessors. Plus dress-up, games and treats!

March Break Family Adventure at Mackenzie House
March 9 to 17 – 12pm-5pm
Drop in for some Victorian fun! Enjoy a guided tour of the home of Toronto’s first mayor, typeset your name on the 1845 printing press and print your own magnet.

March Break Family Adventure at Spadina Museum
March 9 to 17 – 12pm-5pm
Create a family crest at Spadina Museum this March Break! What creature might appear on your crest – a dragon, or perhaps a mermaid? Learn about the meanings of colours, plants and animals and how they could come together to represent your family.

March Break Family Adventure at Fort York
March 11 to 17 – 10am-4pm
Bring your family down to Fort York National Historic Site for a day of March Break adventure! Children will have fun trying soldiers’ drill classes, officers’ sword drill, music workshops, and dressing-up in period costumes. Visitors of all ages can sample treats from the hearth of the 1826 historic kitchen, and learn about the Fort’s exciting history through colourful exhibits, including the Fort York Visitor Centre and Battle of York Experience. Pick up a Kids’ Guide to Fort York and have fun finding the clues to complete games and puzzles throughout your tour.

http://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/history-art-culture/exhibits-events/?themes=March%20Break

*SpringFestTO (Toronto)
Better Living Centre At Exhibition Place
195 Princes’ Blvd
Toronto, ON
SpringFestTO (formally known as Wizard World) announces Toronto’s Ultimate Destination for March Break Fun.
This indoor fun park has entertainment to thrill the entire family and kids of all ages with over 25 mechanical and inflatable rides, food vendors, a little tots area for kids under 5, arts and crafts and daily shows such as Doo Doo the Clown, Birds of Prey, a Petting Zoo and more!

Admission is $8.85, kids under 2 are free

http://springfestto.ca/

*March Break Legislative Assembly (Toronto) (FREE)
10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm
Queen’s Park
111 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, ON

Join us for a unique program during the week of March break at Ontario’s Legislative Building. This two hour program is designed for families with children aged 6 – 10. You will:
– explore the historic Legislative building through a scavenger hunt
– dress up in the traditional robes worn in Parliament
– participate in a craft activity
– learn about history and parliament
– have fun, all for free!

Pre-registration is required, call 416-325-0061 to register, or e-mail us. Children must be accompanied by an adult

http://www.ola.org/en/visit-learn/programs/family-programs/march-break-program

*March Break At The Museum (St. Catherine’s)
10am-12pm
St. Catharines Museum
1932 Welland Canals Parkway
St. Catharines, ON

Explore our community and the Welland Canal! This week features educational crafts and adventurous activities for the whole family!
•Monday:
10am – 11am: Exhibit Express
11am-12pm: Mystery Scavenger Hunt

All March Break programs and admission to the Museum are open to the public by donation.

https://www.stcatharines.ca/en/experiencein/MuseumEvents.asp

*March Break at the Museum (Oshawa)
9am-3pm
Oshawa Museum
1450 Simcoe Street South
Oshawa, ON

Travel back in time at the Oshawa Museum this March Break! Tour through Henry House dressed as a Victorian child, where you will meet friendly faces to show you how to do household chores in the Victorian era. Bring your favourite stuffed animal to Robinson House for a check up with our Stuffie Doctor, and then discover what Oshawa was like when the First Nations lived here over six hundred years ago!
Tours are $5 per person
All tours start in Guy House.

http://www.oshawamuseum.org

*March Break (Blue Mountain)
Blue Mountain Village
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
Town of Blue Mountains, ON

Get ready for days filled with adventure and fun on and off the slopes! March Break is family time at Blue Mountain with activities, live music, interactive performances, fireworks and more!

http://bluemountainvillage.ca/marchbreak

 

 

 



**TUESDAY, MARCH 12,  2019**

*Indigo Drop-In Events (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
11am
Indigo Chapters Stores
All Over Ontario

COLLECTORS CLUB | AGES 6+
Join us as we check out the new L.O.L. Surprise!™ Bubbly Surprise and don’t forget to bring your L.O.L. dolls in for a swap station. Then answer the call to brawl and battle in the new Bakugan Battle Arena!

At participating Indigo & Chapters locations (Coles and Indigospirit stores excluded).

https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/events/listings/?link-usage=Header%3A%20Events

*Kids Building Workshop (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
10am-12pm
Home Depot Stores

FREE Hands-on Workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12.
Held on the 2nd Saturday of each month at all The Home Depot stores. Each child can bring home a newly constructed project, an achievement pin and certificate.
Check locations near you for details.
Build a Clock Tray
If you are looking for a fun activity to do with the family, we’ve got a great workshop for kids that will teach them about building. Kids can learn how to build their very own Clock Tray.

http://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/ideas-how-to/workshops.html

*March Break (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
11am, 1pm or 3pm
Mastermind Toys Stores
All Over Ontario

Monday: 4M Fridge Magnet
Tuesday: Klutz-tastic
Wednesday:
ALEX D.I.Y. Do Dats
Thursday: Crayola Scribble Scrubbies
Friday: Nickelodeon Slime-time

You must sign up in store.

https://www.mastermindtoys.com/boutiques/march-break-2019

*March Break (Newmarket)
1pm-3pm
Elman W. Campbell Museum
134 Main Street South
Newmarket, ON

The Elman W. Campbell Museum presents a variety of children’s activities, with a different craft theme each day! From Tuesday to Friday, we will be offering scavenger hunts and lots of hands-on and unplugged playtime. Kids can play with our new tabletop activities including: wooden train set, wooden doll house, mini dental office, colouring, slates-and-chalk, build a log cabin, and much more. Children age 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult or caregiver.

Mini Whimsical Gardens for Children
Tuesday, March 12 | Suitable for Ages 5 to 10
$10 per child |Registration required

https://www.newmarket.ca/museum

*March Break Family Drop-In Program (Markham)
10am-4pm
Markham Museum
9350 Markham Rd
Markham, ON

Your mission this March Break, if you choose to accept it, is to use your five senses to navigate through the Museum by solving puzzles, unlocking secrets, cracking codes and hunting for clues to find our missing Quoin. Family and friends must work as a team through safe, challenging and fun activities to make their mission a success. Each stop along the way will bring you closer to solving the mystery! Activities are designed for all members of the family to participate in and is ideal for families with children ages 4-10.
This three-part, indoor and outdoor, family drop-in program includes our Geared for Growing exhibition, our Mission Possible Decoding Lab and a Five Senses Tour that takes you to a variety historic buildings and workshops where you will collect vital clues to unravel the mystery.
Regular Admission Fees Apply

http://www.markham.ca/wps/portal/home/arts/markham-museum/all/march-break-family-drop-in-programs

*Maple Syrup Festival (Stouffville)
Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area
3291 Stouffville Road
Stouffville, ON

Experience the NEW maple syStouffville)rup trail at Bruce’s Mill Conservation! Enjoy demonstrations, wagon rides, activities… and of course pancakes and real maple syrup!

www.maplesyrupfest.com/bruces-mill/

*March Break (Scarborough) (FREE)
1pm-2pm
Bridlewood Mall
2900 Warden Ave.
Scarborough, ON

Enjoy Five Free Days of Fun with our March Break event lineup! Stunt Dogs, Magic, Music and More!
Visit our website for schedule details.

http://www.bridlewoodmall.com

*March Break Adventures at Toronto Historic Sites (Toronto)
Toronto Historic Sites

Explore Toronto’s Historic Sites on March Break! Please see below the list of all the events taking place at the City of Toronto Historic Sites…

March Break Family Adventures at a Glance
March Break Family Adventure at Todmorden Mills
March 9 to 17 – 12pm-4pm
Sample a tasty treat, discover toys and popular games from past generations. Look for signs of spring in the wildflower preserve with a round of outdoor nature Bingo, and make a unique take-home craft.

March Break Family Adventure at Colborne Lodge
March 9 to 15 – 12pm-5pm
Bring the whole family for a sleuthing adventure! Help us search for modern items that do not belong in our 1870’s home. Find the modern items and learn about their Victorian Era predacessors. Plus dress-up, games and treats!

March Break Family Adventure at Mackenzie House
March 9 to 17 – 12pm-5pm
Drop in for some Victorian fun! Enjoy a guided tour of the home of Toronto’s first mayor, typeset your name on the 1845 printing press and print your own magnet.

March Break Family Adventure at Spadina Museum
March 9 to 17 – 12pm-5pm
Create a family crest at Spadina Museum this March Break! What creature might appear on your crest – a dragon, or perhaps a mermaid? Learn about the meanings of colours, plants and animals and how they could come together to represent your family.

March Break Family Adventure at Fort York
March 11 to 17 – 10am-4pm
Bring your family down to Fort York National Historic Site for a day of March Break adventure! Children will have fun trying soldiers’ drill classes, officers’ sword drill, music workshops, and dressing-up in period costumes. Visitors of all ages can sample treats from the hearth of the 1826 historic kitchen, and learn about the Fort’s exciting history through colourful exhibits, including the Fort York Visitor Centre and Battle of York Experience. Pick up a Kids’ Guide to Fort York and have fun finding the clues to complete games and puzzles throughout your tour.

http://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/history-art-culture/exhibits-events/?themes=March%20Break

*SpringFestTO (Toronto)
Better Living Centre At Exhibition Place
195 Princes’ Blvd
Toronto, ON
SpringFestTO (formally known as Wizard World) announces Toronto’s Ultimate Destination for March Break Fun.
This indoor fun park has entertainment to thrill the entire family and kids of all ages with over 25 mechanical and inflatable rides, food vendors, a little tots area for kids under 5, arts and crafts and daily shows such as Doo Doo the Clown, Birds of Prey, a Petting Zoo and more!

Admission is $8.85, kids under 2 are free

http://springfestto.ca/

*March Break Legislative Assembly (Toronto) (FREE)
10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm
Queen’s Park
111 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, ON

Join us for a unique program during the week of March break at Ontario’s Legislative Building. This two hour program is designed for families with children aged 6 – 10. You will:
– explore the historic Legislative building through a scavenger hunt
– dress up in the traditional robes worn in Parliament
– participate in a craft activity
– learn about history and parliament
– have fun, all for free!

Pre-registration is required, call 416-325-0061 to register, or e-mail us. Children must be accompanied by an adult

http://www.ola.org/en/visit-learn/programs/family-programs/march-break-program

*March Break @ The Museum (Niagara Falls)
10am-5pm
Niagara Falls Museum
5810 Ferry Street
Niagara Falls, ON

Visit the Reptile Kingdom at the Museum this March Break! Each day, Reptile Kingdom brings new and exciting reptiles to the March Break party, including Amazon Rainforest Reptiles, Giant Creatures Reptiles, Australian Outback Reptiles, and the Hungry Reptiles Feeding Frenzy Show! Show times are at 11am & 1pm March 12-15. Afterwards take a journey through the museum, have a party with the Kids Celebrate! exhibition, make a craft and complete a scavenger hunt, then finish the day off with a movie at 3pm.

https://niagarafallsmuseums.ca/events/calendar/#march-break-the-museum

*March Break At The Museum (St. Catherine’s)
10am-12pm
St. Catharines Museum
1932 Welland Canals Parkway
St. Catharines, ON

Explore our community and the Welland Canal! This week features educational crafts and adventurous activities for the whole family!
•Tuesday:
10am – 11am: Build-a-Story
11am-12pm: Travelling Timeline

All March Break programs and admission to the Museum are open to the public by donation.

https://www.stcatharines.ca/en/experiencein/MuseumEvents.asp

*Maple Magic (Mississauga)
12pm-4pm
Bradley Museum
1620 Orr Road
Mississauga, ON

Mississauga’s favourite maple tradition returns to the Bradley Museum for March Break.

Maple Sap Line Tours
Maple Taffy Demonstrations
Historic House Tours
Sugar Shack
Petting Zoo
Maple Magic Gift Shop
Imagination Playground
Spring is Coming: Seed Planting Activity
Enchanted Forest
Creation Station
Under 5 Play Area

http://culture.mississauga.ca/event/bradley-museum/maple-magic-2019

*March Break at the Museum (Oshawa)
9am-3pm
Oshawa Museum
1450 Simcoe Street South
Oshawa, ON

Travel back in time at the Oshawa Museum this March Break! Tour through Henry House dressed as a Victorian child, where you will meet friendly faces to show you how to do household chores in the Victorian era. Bring your favourite stuffed animal to Robinson House for a check up with our Stuffie Doctor, and then discover what Oshawa was like when the First Nations lived here over six hundred years ago!
Tours are $5 per person
All tours start in Guy House.

http://www.oshawamuseum.org

*March Break (Blue Mountain)
Blue Mountain Village
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
Town of Blue Mountains, ON

Get ready for days filled with adventure and fun on and off the slopes! March Break is family time at Blue Mountain with activities, live music, interactive performances, fireworks and more!

http://bluemountainvillage.ca/marchbreak

 



**WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13,  2019**

*Indigo Drop-In Events (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
11am
Indigo Chapters Stores
All Over Ontario

BUILD WITH LEGO® | AGES 5+
LEGO® puppies need your help to build their home! Pick a LEGO® puppy pal and then build a LEGO® Puppy’s Playhouse to take home. Plus see what else you can build with DK building inspiration cards!

At participating Indigo & Chapters locations (Coles and Indigospirit stores excluded).

https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/events/listings/?link-usage=Header%3A%20Events

*Kids Building Workshop (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
10am-12pm
Home Depot Stores

FREE Hands-on Workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12.
Held on the 2nd Saturday of each month at all The Home Depot stores. Each child can bring home a newly constructed project, an achievement pin and certificate.
Check locations near you for details.
Build a Clock Tray
If you are looking for a fun activity to do with the family, we’ve got a great workshop for kids that will teach them about building. Kids can learn how to build their very own Clock Tray.

http://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/ideas-how-to/workshops.html

*March Break (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
11am, 1pm or 3pm
Mastermind Toys Stores
All Over Ontario

Monday: 4M Fridge Magnet
Tuesday: Klutz-tastic
Wednesday:
ALEX D.I.Y. Do Dats
Thursday: Crayola Scribble Scrubbies
Friday: Nickelodeon Slime-time

You must sign up in store.

https://www.mastermindtoys.com/boutiques/march-break-2019

*March Break (Newmarket)
1pm-3pm
Elman W. Campbell Museum
134 Main Street South
Newmarket, ON

The Elman W. Campbell Museum presents a variety of children’s activities, with a different craft theme each day! From Tuesday to Friday, we will be offering scavenger hunts and lots of hands-on and unplugged playtime. Kids can play with our new tabletop activities including: wooden train set, wooden doll house, mini dental office, colouring, slates-and-chalk, build a log cabin, and much more. Children age 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult or caregiver.

Pop-up Animal Puppets
Wednesday, March 13| Suitable for Ages 5 to 10
$5 per child | Registration required

https://www.newmarket.ca/museum

*March Break Family Drop-In Program (Markham)
10am-4pm
Markham Museum
9350 Markham Rd
Markham, ON

Your mission this March Break, if you choose to accept it, is to use your five senses to navigate through the Museum by solving puzzles, unlocking secrets, cracking codes and hunting for clues to find our missing Quoin. Family and friends must work as a team through safe, challenging and fun activities to make their mission a success. Each stop along the way will bring you closer to solving the mystery! Activities are designed for all members of the family to participate in and is ideal for families with children ages 4-10.
This three-part, indoor and outdoor, family drop-in program includes our Geared for Growing exhibition, our Mission Possible Decoding Lab and a Five Senses Tour that takes you to a variety historic buildings and workshops where you will collect vital clues to unravel the mystery.
Regular Admission Fees Apply

http://www.markham.ca/wps/portal/home/arts/markham-museum/all/march-break-family-drop-in-programs

*Maple Syrup Festival (Stouffville)
Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area
3291 Stouffville Road
Stouffville, ON

Experience the NEW maple syStouffville)rup trail at Bruce’s Mill Conservation! Enjoy demonstrations, wagon rides, activities… and of course pancakes and real maple syrup!

www.maplesyrupfest.com/bruces-mill/

*March Break (Scarborough) (FREE)
1pm-2pm
Bridlewood Mall
2900 Warden Ave.
Scarborough, ON

Enjoy Five Free Days of Fun with our March Break event lineup! Stunt Dogs, Magic, Music and More!
Visit our website for schedule details.

http://www.bridlewoodmall.com

*March Break Adventures at Toronto Historic Sites (Toronto)
Toronto Historic Sites

Explore Toronto’s Historic Sites on March Break! Please see below the list of all the events taking place at the City of Toronto Historic Sites…

March Break Family Adventures at a Glance
March Break Family Adventure at Todmorden Mills
March 9 to 17 – 12pm-4pm
Sample a tasty treat, discover toys and popular games from past generations. Look for signs of spring in the wildflower preserve with a round of outdoor nature Bingo, and make a unique take-home craft.

March Break Family Adventure at Colborne Lodge
March 9 to 15 – 12pm-5pm
Bring the whole family for a sleuthing adventure! Help us search for modern items that do not belong in our 1870’s home. Find the modern items and learn about their Victorian Era predacessors. Plus dress-up, games and treats!

March Break Family Adventure at Mackenzie House
March 9 to 17 – 12pm-5pm
Drop in for some Victorian fun! Enjoy a guided tour of the home of Toronto’s first mayor, typeset your name on the 1845 printing press and print your own magnet.

March Break Family Adventure at Spadina Museum
March 9 to 17 – 12pm-5pm
Create a family crest at Spadina Museum this March Break! What creature might appear on your crest – a dragon, or perhaps a mermaid? Learn about the meanings of colours, plants and animals and how they could come together to represent your family.

March Break Family Adventure at Fort York
March 11 to 17 – 10am-4pm
Bring your family down to Fort York National Historic Site for a day of March Break adventure! Children will have fun trying soldiers’ drill classes, officers’ sword drill, music workshops, and dressing-up in period costumes. Visitors of all ages can sample treats from the hearth of the 1826 historic kitchen, and learn about the Fort’s exciting history through colourful exhibits, including the Fort York Visitor Centre and Battle of York Experience. Pick up a Kids’ Guide to Fort York and have fun finding the clues to complete games and puzzles throughout your tour.

http://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/history-art-culture/exhibits-events/?themes=March%20Break

*SpringFestTO (Toronto)
Better Living Centre At Exhibition Place
195 Princes’ Blvd
Toronto, ON
SpringFestTO (formally known as Wizard World) announces Toronto’s Ultimate Destination for March Break Fun.
This indoor fun park has entertainment to thrill the entire family and kids of all ages with over 25 mechanical and inflatable rides, food vendors, a little tots area for kids under 5, arts and crafts and daily shows such as Doo Doo the Clown, Birds of Prey, a Petting Zoo and more!

Admission is $8.85, kids under 2 are free

http://springfestto.ca/

*March Break Legislative Assembly (Toronto) (FREE)
10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm
Queen’s Park
111 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, ON

Join us for a unique program during the week of March break at Ontario’s Legislative Building. This two hour program is designed for families with children aged 6 – 10. You will:
– explore the historic Legislative building through a scavenger hunt
– dress up in the traditional robes worn in Parliament
– participate in a craft activity
– learn about history and parliament
– have fun, all for free!

Pre-registration is required, call 416-325-0061 to register, or e-mail us. Children must be accompanied by an adult

http://www.ola.org/en/visit-learn/programs/family-programs/march-break-program

*Maple Magic (Mississauga)
12pm-4pm
Bradley Museum
1620 Orr Road
Mississauga, ON

Mississauga’s favourite maple tradition returns to the Bradley Museum for March Break.

Maple Sap Line Tours
Maple Taffy Demonstrations
Historic House Tours
Sugar Shack
Petting Zoo
Maple Magic Gift Shop
Imagination Playground
Spring is Coming: Seed Planting Activity
Enchanted Forest
Creation Station
Under 5 Play Area

http://culture.mississauga.ca/event/bradley-museum/maple-magic-2019

*March Break At The Museum (St. Catherine’s)
10am-11am
St. Catharines Museum
1932 Welland Canals Parkway
St. Catharines, ON

Explore our community and the Welland Canal! This week features educational crafts and adventurous activities for the whole family!
•Wednesday:
10am-11am: Museum Play Date

All March Break programs and admission to the Museum are open to the public by donation.

https://www.stcatharines.ca/en/experiencein/MuseumEvents.asp

*March Break at the Museum (Oshawa)
9am-3pm
Oshawa Museum
1450 Simcoe Street South
Oshawa, ON

Travel back in time at the Oshawa Museum this March Break! Tour through Henry House dressed as a Victorian child, where you will meet friendly faces to show you how to do household chores in the Victorian era. Bring your favourite stuffed animal to Robinson House for a check up with our Stuffie Doctor, and then discover what Oshawa was like when the First Nations lived here over six hundred years ago!
Tours are $5 per person
All tours start in Guy House.

http://www.oshawamuseum.org

*March Break (Blue Mountain)
Blue Mountain Village
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
Town of Blue Mountains, ON

Get ready for days filled with adventure and fun on and off the slopes! March Break is family time at Blue Mountain with activities, live music, interactive performances, fireworks and more!

http://bluemountainvillage.ca/marchbreak

 

 

 

 



**THURSDAY, MARCH 14,  2019**

*Indigo Drop-In Events (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
11am
Indigo Chapters Stores
All Over Ontario

ARTS & CRAFTS | AGES 5+
Get Ready for a slime-tacular day with ORB! Join us to get creative and make your favourite slime desserts with ORB Slimi Café™ and test out all the newest OrbSlimy™ slime! Plus, find Waldo in our Where’s Waldo? scavenger hunt!

At participating Indigo & Chapters locations (Coles and Indigospirit stores excluded).

https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/events/listings/?link-usage=Header%3A%20Events

*Kids Building Workshop (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
10am-12pm
Home Depot Stores

FREE Hands-on Workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12.
Held on the 2nd Saturday of each month at all The Home Depot stores. Each child can bring home a newly constructed project, an achievement pin and certificate.
Check locations near you for details.
Build a Clock Tray
If you are looking for a fun activity to do with the family, we’ve got a great workshop for kids that will teach them about building. Kids can learn how to build their very own Clock Tray.

http://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/ideas-how-to/workshops.html

*March Break (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
11am, 1pm or 3pm
Mastermind Toys Stores
All Over Ontario

Monday: 4M Fridge Magnet
Tuesday: Klutz-tastic
Wednesday:
ALEX D.I.Y. Do Dats
Thursday: Crayola Scribble Scrubbies
Friday: Nickelodeon Slime-time

You must sign up in store.

https://www.mastermindtoys.com/boutiques/march-break-2019

*March Break (Newmarket)
1pm-3pm
Elman W. Campbell Museum
134 Main Street South
Newmarket, ON

The Elman W. Campbell Museum presents a variety of children’s activities, with a different craft theme each day! From Tuesday to Friday, we will be offering scavenger hunts and lots of hands-on and unplugged playtime. Kids can play with our new tabletop activities including: wooden train set, wooden doll house, mini dental office, colouring, slates-and-chalk, build a log cabin, and much more. Children age 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult or caregiver.

Cardboard Circle Weaving
Thursday, March 14| Suitable for Ages 5 to 10
Free admission. Drop in.

https://www.newmarket.ca/museum

*March Break Family Drop-In Program (Markham)
10am-4pm
Markham Museum
9350 Markham Rd
Markham, ON

Your mission this March Break, if you choose to accept it, is to use your five senses to navigate through the Museum by solving puzzles, unlocking secrets, cracking codes and hunting for clues to find our missing Quoin. Family and friends must work as a team through safe, challenging and fun activities to make their mission a success. Each stop along the way will bring you closer to solving the mystery! Activities are designed for all members of the family to participate in and is ideal for families with children ages 4-10.
This three-part, indoor and outdoor, family drop-in program includes our Geared for Growing exhibition, our Mission Possible Decoding Lab and a Five Senses Tour that takes you to a variety historic buildings and workshops where you will collect vital clues to unravel the mystery.
Regular Admission Fees Apply

http://www.markham.ca/wps/portal/home/arts/markham-museum/all/march-break-family-drop-in-programs

*Maple Syrup Festival (Stouffville)
Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area
3291 Stouffville Road
Stouffville, ON

Experience the NEW maple syStouffville)rup trail at Bruce’s Mill Conservation! Enjoy demonstrations, wagon rides, activities… and of course pancakes and real maple syrup!

www.maplesyrupfest.com/bruces-mill/

*March Break (Scarborough) (FREE)
1pm-2pm
Bridlewood Mall
2900 Warden Ave.
Scarborough, ON

Enjoy Five Free Days of Fun with our March Break event lineup! Stunt Dogs, Magic, Music and More!
Visit our website for schedule details.

http://www.bridlewoodmall.com

*March Break Adventures at Toronto Historic Sites (Toronto)
Toronto Historic Sites

Explore Toronto’s Historic Sites on March Break! Please see below the list of all the events taking place at the City of Toronto Historic Sites…

March Break Family Adventures at a Glance
March Break Family Adventure at Todmorden Mills
March 9 to 17 – 12pm-4pm
Sample a tasty treat, discover toys and popular games from past generations. Look for signs of spring in the wildflower preserve with a round of outdoor nature Bingo, and make a unique take-home craft.

March Break Family Adventure at Colborne Lodge
March 9 to 15 – 12pm-5pm
Bring the whole family for a sleuthing adventure! Help us search for modern items that do not belong in our 1870’s home. Find the modern items and learn about their Victorian Era predacessors. Plus dress-up, games and treats!

March Break Family Adventure at Mackenzie House
March 9 to 17 – 12pm-5pm
Drop in for some Victorian fun! Enjoy a guided tour of the home of Toronto’s first mayor, typeset your name on the 1845 printing press and print your own magnet.

March Break Family Adventure at Spadina Museum
March 9 to 17 – 12pm-5pm
Create a family crest at Spadina Museum this March Break! What creature might appear on your crest – a dragon, or perhaps a mermaid? Learn about the meanings of colours, plants and animals and how they could come together to represent your family.

March Break Family Adventure at Fort York
March 11 to 17 – 10am-4pm
Bring your family down to Fort York National Historic Site for a day of March Break adventure! Children will have fun trying soldiers’ drill classes, officers’ sword drill, music workshops, and dressing-up in period costumes. Visitors of all ages can sample treats from the hearth of the 1826 historic kitchen, and learn about the Fort’s exciting history through colourful exhibits, including the Fort York Visitor Centre and Battle of York Experience. Pick up a Kids’ Guide to Fort York and have fun finding the clues to complete games and puzzles throughout your tour.

http://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/history-art-culture/exhibits-events/?themes=March%20Break

*SpringFestTO (Toronto)
Better Living Centre At Exhibition Place
195 Princes’ Blvd
Toronto, ON
SpringFestTO (formally known as Wizard World) announces Toronto’s Ultimate Destination for March Break Fun.
This indoor fun park has entertainment to thrill the entire family and kids of all ages with over 25 mechanical and inflatable rides, food vendors, a little tots area for kids under 5, arts and crafts and daily shows such as Doo Doo the Clown, Birds of Prey, a Petting Zoo and more!

Admission is $8.85, kids under 2 are free

http://springfestto.ca/

*March Break Legislative Assembly (Toronto) (FREE)
10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm
Queen’s Park
111 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, ON

Join us for a unique program during the week of March break at Ontario’s Legislative Building. This two hour program is designed for families with children aged 6 – 10. You will:
– explore the historic Legislative building through a scavenger hunt
– dress up in the traditional robes worn in Parliament
– participate in a craft activity
– learn about history and parliament
– have fun, all for free!

Pre-registration is required, call 416-325-0061 to register, or e-mail us. Children must be accompanied by an adult

http://www.ola.org/en/visit-learn/programs/family-programs/march-break-program

*March Break At The Museum (St. Catherine’s)
10am-12pm
St. Catharines Museum
1932 Welland Canals Parkway
St. Catharines, ON

Explore our community and the Welland Canal! This week features educational crafts and adventurous activities for the whole family!
•Thursday:
10am-11am: Build-a-Story
11am-12pm: Exhibit Express

All March Break programs and admission to the Museum are open to the public by donation.

https://www.stcatharines.ca/en/experiencein/MuseumEvents.asp

*Maple Magic (Mississauga)
12pm-4pm
Bradley Museum
1620 Orr Road
Mississauga, ON

Mississauga’s favourite maple tradition returns to the Bradley Museum for March Break.

Maple Sap Line Tours
Maple Taffy Demonstrations
Historic House Tours
Sugar Shack
Petting Zoo
Maple Magic Gift Shop
Imagination Playground
Spring is Coming: Seed Planting Activity
Enchanted Forest
Creation Station
Under 5 Play Area

http://culture.mississauga.ca/event/bradley-museum/maple-magic-2019

*March Break at the Museum (Oshawa)
9am-3pm
Oshawa Museum
1450 Simcoe Street South
Oshawa, ON

Travel back in time at the Oshawa Museum this March Break! Tour through Henry House dressed as a Victorian child, where you will meet friendly faces to show you how to do household chores in the Victorian era. Bring your favourite stuffed animal to Robinson House for a check up with our Stuffie Doctor, and then discover what Oshawa was like when the First Nations lived here over six hundred years ago!
Tours are $5 per person
All tours start in Guy House.

http://www.oshawamuseum.org

*March Break (Blue Mountain)
Blue Mountain Village
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
Town of Blue Mountains, ON

Get ready for days filled with adventure and fun on and off the slopes! March Break is family time at Blue Mountain with activities, live music, interactive performances, fireworks and more!

http://bluemountainvillage.ca/marchbreak

 

 

 

 



**FRIDAY, MARCH 15,  2019**

*Indigo Drop-In Events (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
11am
Indigo Chapters Stores
All Over Ontario

PRESCHOOL PALS | AGES 3+
Help save the day with Rubble’s Ultimate Construction Vehicle! Plus make your own time capsule with Peppa Pig.

At participating Indigo & Chapters locations (Coles and Indigospirit stores excluded).

https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/events/listings/?link-usage=Header%3A%20Events

*Kids Building Workshop (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
10am-12pm
Home Depot Stores

FREE Hands-on Workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12.
Held on the 2nd Saturday of each month at all The Home Depot stores. Each child can bring home a newly constructed project, an achievement pin and certificate.
Check locations near you for details.
Build a Clock Tray
If you are looking for a fun activity to do with the family, we’ve got a great workshop for kids that will teach them about building. Kids can learn how to build their very own Clock Tray.

http://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/ideas-how-to/workshops.html

*March Break (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
11am, 1pm or 3pm
Mastermind Toys Stores
All Over Ontario

Monday: 4M Fridge Magnet
Tuesday: Klutz-tastic
Wednesday:
ALEX D.I.Y. Do Dats
Thursday: Crayola Scribble Scrubbies
Friday: Nickelodeon Slime-time

You must sign up in store.

https://www.mastermindtoys.com/boutiques/march-break-2019

*March Break Family Drop-In Program (Markham)
10am-4pm
Markham Museum
9350 Markham Rd
Markham, ON

Your mission this March Break, if you choose to accept it, is to use your five senses to navigate through the Museum by solving puzzles, unlocking secrets, cracking codes and hunting for clues to find our missing Quoin. Family and friends must work as a team through safe, challenging and fun activities to make their mission a success. Each stop along the way will bring you closer to solving the mystery! Activities are designed for all members of the family to participate in and is ideal for families with children ages 4-10.
This three-part, indoor and outdoor, family drop-in program includes our Geared for Growing exhibition, our Mission Possible Decoding Lab and a Five Senses Tour that takes you to a variety historic buildings and workshops where you will collect vital clues to unravel the mystery.
Regular Admission Fees Apply

http://www.markham.ca/wps/portal/home/arts/markham-museum/all/march-break-family-drop-in-programs

*Maple Syrup Festival (Stouffville)
Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area
3291 Stouffville Road
Stouffville, ON

Experience the NEW maple syrup trail at Bruce’s Mill Conservation! Enjoy demonstrations, wagon rides, activities… and of course pancakes and real maple syrup!

www.maplesyrupfest.com/bruces-mill/

*March Break (Scarborough) (FREE)
1pm-2pm
Bridlewood Mall
2900 Warden Ave.
Scarborough, ON

Enjoy Five Free Days of Fun with our March Break event lineup! Stunt Dogs, Magic, Music and More!
Visit our website for schedule details.

http://www.bridlewoodmall.com

*March Break Adventures at Toronto Historic Sites (Toronto)
Toronto Historic Sites

Explore Toronto’s Historic Sites on March Break! Please see below the list of all the events taking place at the City of Toronto Historic Sites…

March Break Family Adventures at a Glance
March Break Family Adventure at Todmorden Mills
March 9 to 17 – 12pm-4pm
Sample a tasty treat, discover toys and popular games from past generations. Look for signs of spring in the wildflower preserve with a round of outdoor nature Bingo, and make a unique take-home craft.

March Break Family Adventure at Colborne Lodge
March 9 to 15 – 12pm-5pm
Bring the whole family for a sleuthing adventure! Help us search for modern items that do not belong in our 1870’s home. Find the modern items and learn about their Victorian Era predacessors. Plus dress-up, games and treats!

March Break Family Adventure at Mackenzie House
March 9 to 17 – 12pm-5pm
Drop in for some Victorian fun! Enjoy a guided tour of the home of Toronto’s first mayor, typeset your name on the 1845 printing press and print your own magnet.

March Break Family Adventure at Spadina Museum
March 9 to 17 – 12pm-5pm
Create a family crest at Spadina Museum this March Break! What creature might appear on your crest – a dragon, or perhaps a mermaid? Learn about the meanings of colours, plants and animals and how they could come together to represent your family.

March Break Family Adventure at Fort York
March 11 to 17 – 10am-4pm
Bring your family down to Fort York National Historic Site for a day of March Break adventure! Children will have fun trying soldiers’ drill classes, officers’ sword drill, music workshops, and dressing-up in period costumes. Visitors of all ages can sample treats from the hearth of the 1826 historic kitchen, and learn about the Fort’s exciting history through colourful exhibits, including the Fort York Visitor Centre and Battle of York Experience. Pick up a Kids’ Guide to Fort York and have fun finding the clues to complete games and puzzles throughout your tour.

http://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/history-art-culture/exhibits-events/?themes=March%20Break

*SpringFestTO (Toronto)
Better Living Centre At Exhibition Place
195 Princes’ Blvd
Toronto, ON
SpringFestTO (formally known as Wizard World) announces Toronto’s Ultimate Destination for March Break Fun.
This indoor fun park has entertainment to thrill the entire family and kids of all ages with over 25 mechanical and inflatable rides, food vendors, a little tots area for kids under 5, arts and crafts and daily shows such as Doo Doo the Clown, Birds of Prey, a Petting Zoo and more!

Admission is $8.85, kids under 2 are free

http://springfestto.ca/

*March Break Legislative Assembly (Toronto) (FREE)
10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm
Queen’s Park
111 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, ON

Join us for a unique program during the week of March break at Ontario’s Legislative Building. This two hour program is designed for families with children aged 6 – 10. You will:
– explore the historic Legislative building through a scavenger hunt
– dress up in the traditional robes worn in Parliament
– participate in a craft activity
– learn about history and parliament
– have fun, all for free!

Pre-registration is required, call 416-325-0061 to register, or e-mail us. Children must be accompanied by an adult

http://www.ola.org/en/visit-learn/programs/family-programs/march-break-program

*March Break At The Museum (St. Catherine’s)
10am-12pm
St. Catharines Museum
1932 Welland Canals Parkway
St. Catharines, ON

Explore our community and the Welland Canal! This week features educational crafts and adventurous activities for the whole family!
•Friday:
10am-11am: Commemoration in Stamps
11am-12pm: Mystery Scavenger Hunt

All March Break programs and admission to the Museum are open to the public by donation.

https://www.stcatharines.ca/en/experiencein/MuseumEvents.asp

*Maple Magic (Mississauga)
12pm-4pm
Bradley Museum
1620 Orr Road
Mississauga, ON

Mississauga’s favourite maple tradition returns to the Bradley Museum for March Break.

Maple Sap Line Tours
Maple Taffy Demonstrations
Historic House Tours
Sugar Shack
Petting Zoo
Maple Magic Gift Shop
Imagination Playground
Spring is Coming: Seed Planting Activity
Enchanted Forest
Creation Station
Under 5 Play Area

http://culture.mississauga.ca/event/bradley-museum/maple-magic-2019

*March Break at the Museum (Oshawa)
9am-3pm
Oshawa Museum
1450 Simcoe Street South
Oshawa, ON

Travel back in time at the Oshawa Museum this March Break! Tour through Henry House dressed as a Victorian child, where you will meet friendly faces to show you how to do household chores in the Victorian era. Bring your favourite stuffed animal to Robinson House for a check up with our Stuffie Doctor, and then discover what Oshawa was like when the First Nations lived here over six hundred years ago!
Tours are $5 per person
All tours start in Guy House.

http://www.oshawamuseum.org

*March Break (Blue Mountain)
Blue Mountain Village
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
Town of Blue Mountains, ON

Get ready for days filled with adventure and fun on and off the slopes! March Break is family time at Blue Mountain with activities, live music, interactive performances, fireworks and more!

http://bluemountainvillage.ca/marchbreak

 

 



**SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 2019**

*Kid’s Club Crafts (All Over Ontario)
10am-11:30am
Michaels Art Store
All Over Ontario

Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or just drop in. Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10am – 11:30 am. See a store associate to join the fun! Parents must remain on premises during the event.

http://canada.michaels.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-MichaelsCanada-Site/en_CA/Page-Show?cid=store-events

*Maple Syrup Festival (Stouffville)
Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area
3291 Stouffville Road
Stouffville, ON

Experience the NEW maple syStouffville)rup trail at Bruce’s Mill Conservation! Enjoy demonstrations, wagon rides, activities… and of course pancakes and real maple syrup!

www.maplesyrupfest.com/bruces-mill/

*Maple Syrup Festival (Stouffville)
9am-4pm
Horton Tree Farms Home Farm
5924 Slaters Rd
Stouffville, ON

Time to visit our Maple Sugar Bush and sample the sweetness of spring. Come and enjoy the simple pleasure of being in the fragrant maple woods on a crisp March or fresh April day. Smell the sweet aroma billowing from the sugar shack as the maple sap is boiled down to syrup. Savour the taste of hot pancakes fresh off the griddle smothered with our homemade maple syrup in the old log cabin. Experience maple syrup being made in the pioneer and modern ways is a Canadian tradition to be enjoyed year after year. We have been welcoming people to our traditional, family-run operation since 1963.

Saturdays and Sundays: March 9 to April 7 : 9AM to 4PM

http://www.hortontreefarms.com/maple_syrup.php

*March Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Did you know that Canada produces over 80% of the world’s Maple Syrup? In celebration of maple syrup season, tuck into freshly baked maple butter tarts and maple lemonade! Kids craft fourleaf clover or horseshoe bookmarks for extra luck.

https://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/history-art-culture/museums/scarborough-museum/

*Guided Hikes (Scarborough) (FREE)
Rouge National Urban Park – Parks Canada
Meadowvale Road
Scarborough, ON

Join us to discover the park’s natural, cultural and agricultural stories with our friendly and fun Parks Canada volunteer leaders and staff. We have something for everyone, if you are looking for wildlife sightings, quiet nature walks, discovering the past, fitness challenges or just to meet new people!
Various dates. See website for schedule.

https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/activ/guide/201903-mars-march

*Winter Light Exhibition (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Ontario Place – West Island
955 Lake Shore Blvd. West
Toronto, ON

Utilizing creativity, innovation,and light.
Skating/Bonfires/Food & Beverage
Fridays 5:00 pm – 11:pm
Saturdays 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sundays 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

http://www.ontarioplace.com

*Weekend Nature Play in The Children’s Garden (Toronto)
10am-3pm
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Join us for play, art and stewardship activities as we embrace all things wintry related during our month of Hibernation in the Children’s Garden. Weekends in February we’ll be exploring the return of the light and learning about the animals who have made their winter homes under the snow, in the earth and beneath our waterways. Join us for seasonal celebrations and warm up by our campfire!

http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/event/nature-play-childrens-garden

*Maple Syrup Festival (Oakville)
Bronte Creek Provincial Park
1219 Burloak Drive
Oakville, ON

Showcasing the history of maple syrup production 1900’s style. Enjoy pancake meals, fresh maple taffy, maple sugar, family show, gift shop, wagon rides and more.
$17.00/ vehicle

www.ontarioparks.com/park/brontecreek

*Mapletown at Mountsberg (Halton)
10am-4pm
Mountsberg Conservation Area
2259 Millburough Line
Campbellville, ON

Mountsberg’s sugar bush has been producing maple magic for almost 150 years, and educating the public for more than 30 years! Approximately 600 trees are tapped during what could certainly be deemed the most Canadian of the seasons, where watery sap is transformed into sweet maple syrup in the Sugar Shanty.

See how sap is magically transformed into sweet, sticky syrup, and smell the fragrant steam rising from simmering kettles. Learn the secrets of making Maple Candy and taste FREE candy samples. Enjoy piping hot pancakes smothered in fresh maple syrup outdoors under our pavilion nestled in the woods. Take a guided wagon ride through the sugar bush and learn about the history of maple syrup. Climb, jump, and run in the Play Barn. See dramatic birds of prey demonstrations in the Raptor Centre at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm. View bison, eagles, hawks and owls along the Wildlife Walkway.

Maple Town only runs on weekends, holidays, and during March Break.

http://www.conservationhalton.ca/event-details?eventID=37

*Maple Magic (Mississauga)
12pm-4pm
Bradley Museum
1620 Orr Road
Mississauga, ON

Mississauga’s favourite maple tradition returns to the Bradley Museum for March Break.

Maple Sap Line Tours
Maple Taffy Demonstrations
Historic House Tours
Sugar Shack
Petting Zoo
Maple Magic Gift Shop
Imagination Playground
Spring is Coming: Seed Planting Activity
Enchanted Forest
Creation Station
Under 5 Play Area

http://culture.mississauga.ca/event/bradley-museum/maple-magic-2019

*Family Programs (Brampton)
1pm-4pm
PAMA
9 Wellington St. E.
Brampton, ON

Guide your family through art projects at PAMA and inspire creativity! Drop-in activities are included in the cost of PAMA admission and members are free.

Admission:
Adults: $5
Seniors: $4
Families (Up to 2 Adults, and up to 5 Children): $12
Children Under 5: Free

North is Freedom: design your own quilt pattern

http://calendar.pama.peelregion.ca/default/Detail/2019-03-02-1300-Family-Fun-Activities

 

 

 



**SUNDAY, MARCH 17,  2019**

*Maple Syrup Festival (Stouffville)
Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area
3291 Stouffville Road
Stouffville, ON

Experience the NEW maple syStouffville)rup trail at Bruce’s Mill Conservation! Enjoy demonstrations, wagon rides, activities… and of course pancakes and real maple syrup!

www.maplesyrupfest.com/bruces-mill/

*Maple Syrup Festival (Stouffville)
9am-4pm
Horton Tree Farms Home Farm
5924 Slaters Rd
Stouffville, ON

Time to visit our Maple Sugar Bush and sample the sweetness of spring. Come and enjoy the simple pleasure of being in the fragrant maple woods on a crisp March or fresh April day. Smell the sweet aroma billowing from the sugar shack as the maple sap is boiled down to syrup. Savour the taste of hot pancakes fresh off the griddle smothered with our homemade maple syrup in the old log cabin. Experience maple syrup being made in the pioneer and modern ways is a Canadian tradition to be enjoyed year after year. We have been welcoming people to our traditional, family-run operation since 1963.

Saturdays and Sundays: March 9 to April 7 : 9AM to 4PM

http://www.hortontreefarms.com/maple_syrup.php

*March Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Did you know that Canada produces over 80% of the world’s Maple Syrup? In celebration of maple syrup season, tuck into freshly baked maple butter tarts and maple lemonade! Kids craft fourleaf clover or horseshoe bookmarks for extra luck.

https://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/history-art-culture/museums/scarborough-museum/

*Guided Hikes (Scarborough) (FREE)
Rouge National Urban Park – Parks Canada
Meadowvale Road
Scarborough, ON

Join us to discover the park’s natural, cultural and agricultural stories with our friendly and fun Parks Canada volunteer leaders and staff. We have something for everyone, if you are looking for wildlife sightings, quiet nature walks, discovering the past, fitness challenges or just to meet new people!
Various dates. See website for schedule.

https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/activ/guide/201903-mars-march

*Winter Light Exhibition (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Ontario Place – West Island
955 Lake Shore Blvd. West
Toronto, ON

Utilizing creativity, innovation,and light.
Skating/Bonfires/Food & Beverage
Fridays 5:00 pm – 11:pm
Saturdays 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sundays 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

http://www.ontarioplace.com

*Weekend Nature Play in The Children’s Garden (Toronto)
10am-3pm
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Join us for play, art and stewardship activities as we embrace all things wintry related during our month of Hibernation in the Children’s Garden. Weekends in February we’ll be exploring the return of the light and learning about the animals who have made their winter homes under the snow, in the earth and beneath our waterways. Join us for seasonal celebrations and warm up by our campfire!

http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/event/nature-play-childrens-garden

*Maple Syrup Festival (Oakville)
Bronte Creek Provincial Park
1219 Burloak Drive
Oakville, ON

Showcasing the history of maple syrup production 1900’s style. Enjoy pancake meals, fresh maple taffy, maple sugar, family show, gift shop, wagon rides and more.
$17.00/ vehicle

www.ontarioparks.com/park/brontecreek

*Mapletown at Mountsberg (Halton)
10am-4pm
Mountsberg Conservation Area
2259 Millburough Line
Campbellville, ON

Mountsberg’s sugar bush has been producing maple magic for almost 150 years, and educating the public for more than 30 years! Approximately 600 trees are tapped during what could certainly be deemed the most Canadian of the seasons, where watery sap is transformed into sweet maple syrup in the Sugar Shanty.

See how sap is magically transformed into sweet, sticky syrup, and smell the fragrant steam rising from simmering kettles. Learn the secrets of making Maple Candy and taste FREE candy samples. Enjoy piping hot pancakes smothered in fresh maple syrup outdoors under our pavilion nestled in the woods. Take a guided wagon ride through the sugar bush and learn about the history of maple syrup. Climb, jump, and run in the Play Barn. See dramatic birds of prey demonstrations in the Raptor Centre at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm. View bison, eagles, hawks and owls along the Wildlife Walkway.

Maple Town only runs on weekends, holidays, and during March Break.

http://www.conservationhalton.ca/event-details?eventID=37

*Maple Syrup Festival (Hamilton)
10am-4pm
Westfield Heritage Village
1049 Kirkwall Road
Rockton, ON

Discover one of Canada’s most time-honoured and tasty traditions. Explore historical and modern methods of making of maple syrup from the tree to the table. Families can purchase and enjoy a delicious, reasonably-priced pancake breakfast.

www.westfieldheritage.ca

*Family Programs (Brampton)
1pm-4pm
PAMA
9 Wellington St. E.
Brampton, ON

Guide your family through art projects at PAMA and inspire creativity! Drop-in activities are included in the cost of PAMA admission and members are free.

Admission:
Adults: $5
Seniors: $4
Families (Up to 2 Adults, and up to 5 Children): $12
Children Under 5: Free

North is Freedom: design your own quilt pattern

http://calendar.pama.peelregion.ca/default/Detail/2019-03-02-1300-Family-Fun-Activities

 



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