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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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NIGHT SUP ADVENTURE ON TORONTO ISLAND

Whether you are a Torontonian or tourist, the views from Toronto Island never disappoint. With family in TOw, we usually hop on a ferry first thing to spend a day on the Island, picnicking in the parks, exploring the tree maze and the beaches, and treating the kids to...

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FREE TICKETS – TORONTO WOLFPACK RUGBY GAME JULY 6, 2019

As summer (finally) kicks off, so has the series of home games for one Toronto’s winningest teams – the Toronto Wolfpack. The world’s first transatlantic pro sports team takes on Halifax on Saturday, July 6 and we’ve partnered with the pack to offer Kids in T.O....

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NEW PLAYGROUND: St. James Park

Go play with your food. Toronto’s newest playground St. James Park, off of Jarvis and Adelaide, is a playful take on a food market. The park's facelift is filled with your typical playground features – slides, climbing structures, swings – but created with nature and...

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THE AGO’S NEW INFINITY ROOM

Our 60 seconds of infinity is now a permanent fixture in Toronto’s art scene thanks to a crowdfunding campaign that has brought one of Yayoi Kasuma’s famous infinity rooms to the Art Gallery of Ontario. LET’S SURVIVE TOGETHER opens to the public on May 25, 2019. It’s...

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LITERACY OVER LITTER WITH TORONTO’S TINY TOY CO.

Lost and found toy pieces find a new life! Over the last few months families all over the city (and beyond!) have been donating their random bits and missing pieces of unwanted toy debris to Tiny Toy Co., a new Toronto business specializing in educational activities...

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