Local events for Spring Break

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March Fix

Compiled by Alissa Randall

 

Friday, March 13 to Sunday, March 22

March Break at the Hockey Hall of Fame
at Brookfield Place 30 Yonge St. 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays
The whole family can breakaway to the Hockey Hall of Fame this March Break with interactive activities such as goal tending, anchoring your own show with the TSN/RDS Sports experience, see the Stanley Cup on display, view hockey flicks and more.For more information, call 416-360-7735 or visit www.hhof.com

Saturday, March 14

March Break Toronto Zoo Enrichment Extravaganza
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Toronto Zoo 2000 Meadowvale Road
Visit the zoo this March Break for animal adventures all
week long. Find out how the zoo uses enrichment to engage animals such as polar bears, otters and meekrats. Kids will be able to learn how to make an enrichment item for animals. Visitors will enjoy enrichment demonstrations, special Keeper Talks and more.
Free with zoo admission. For more information, call 416-392-5929

March 14 to March 20

Walt Disney movies
TIFF Bell Lightbox at 350 King Street West
Enjoy old and new Walt Disney classics on the big screen with a different movie each day. For information and times, call 1-888-599-8433 or visit tiff.net

March 14-22

ROM March Break (See www.rom.on.ca for various times)
The Royal Ontario Museum located at 100 Queens Park.
Families can enjoy a line-up of entertaining activities, performances and hands-on learning. For more information, visit or call 416-586-8000

March Break Art Gallery Drop-In Family Fun
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West
Children can spend nine fun-filled and creative days at the AGO, inspired by the work of former famous artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Families can enjoy beat box and dance performances, interactive storytelling, watch water themed films, and participate in art making activities and more. For more information, call 416-979-6648

The Science Centre,
770 Don Mills Road 10 a.m. to 6 p.m,
Families can enjoy a week of a science fun with a ton of entertaining and educational activities and exhibits the whole family can enjoy. Enjoy a special exhibition about the brain, discover animals around the world at Living Wild with Safari Jeff, see a Cool Science demonstration, see a musical aerobic adventure live on stage or journey through space to see the explosive death of a star and much more.
For more information, visit ontariosciencecentre.ca or call 416-696-1000.

 

 

 

March 15 to 21

March Break Public Skate
Thursday and Friday: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at East York Memorial Arena. Enjoy the last few weeks of winter skating with family and friends.

Monday, March 16 to Friday, March 20

3rd Annual March Break Madness
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at TNO Youth Centre located at 45 Overlea Blvd.
Youth ages 13 to 16 can enjoy a week of fun activities with sports activities, skating and leadership workshops.
For more information, call 416-421-8397; visit www.thorncliffe.org.

Paint Week
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Paintlounge Toronto East, 1173 Queen Street E.
Let your child’s creativity shine through exploring various colours, textures and new painting techniques at the Into the Woods workshop. Ages: 5 and up; Costs: $25
For more information, call 416-800-6973 or email toronto.east@paintlounge.ca or visit www.paintlounge.ca/events/march-break/

Canada First Academy’s Soccer March Break Camp
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Monarch Park Stadium 1 Hanson St.
Children ages 6 to fourteen will kick their way through March Break with a soccer training camp.
For registration information, Réne at 647-973-9555 or email rene.kwol@canadafirstacademy.com

March Break Art Camp
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Luc Sculpture Schools and Studios located at 663 Greenwood Avenue.
Children ages 6 to 13 will explore their creative side with four art workshops per day featuring clay sculpture, pottery, drawing, painting, sumi-e, art and craft and theatre.For more information, call 416-461-7936 or email
info@lucsculpture.com or visit www.lucsculpture.com

Evergreen Brickworks
March Break Camp for kids aged 6 to 12
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Evergreen Brickworks at 550 Bayview Avenue.
Explore nature in Toronto’s Don Valley with drop-in nature activities taking place all week long. For more information, call 416-596-1495×231 or visit www.evergreen.ca

Harbourfront Centre Camps
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 235 Queens Quay West.
Camps for every type of camper. New additions this year – the City Builders Camp, Fashion Accessories Camp and Theatre Kids – Improv. Ages 3 to 15. For more information, call 416-973-4093; visit www.harbourfrontcentre.com
/camps or email info@harbourfrontcentre.com

March Break at the Ontario Legislative Building
Queen’s Park. 10 a.m. to noon
Families can drop in with their children ages 6 to 10 and learn about history and parliament through interactive tours and games. For information and registration, call 416-325-0061 or email tourbookings@ontla.ola.org

March Break Drama Camp
The Young People’s Theatre at 165 Front Street East.
(See youngpeoplestheatre.ca for various times)
With different classes for JK to grade six, kids can spend a week creating their own world in a theatrical piece exploring the world of acting. For more information, call 416-862-2222

March Break Teen GTA photography camp
Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at CSI Annex at 720 Bathurst Street.
Teens 13-17 can learn to use their professional cameras like a pro in manual mode. For more information, call 416-546-9089.

Tuesday, March 17

Free Community Skate noon- 3 p.m. with MPP Arthur Potts at East York Memorial Gardens, 888 Cosburn Ave.Arthur Potts 008j

Tuesday, March 17-19

March Break Kid’s Club
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Leaside Presbyterian Church located at 670 Eglinton Avenue E.
JK to grade 8. Looking for youth helpers grades eight to nine. Adult helpers needed. Enjoy music, movies, stories and crafts. Cost: $30 a day. For more information, contact Phyllis at 416-422-0510 or email admin@leasidepresbyterian church.ca

March 20-22

Toronto Comic Con
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, south building, 222 Bremner Blvd.
Enjoy three days celebrating all things pop culture with numerous exhibitions, presentations, workshops and celebrity guests. For more information and times, visit www.comiccontoronto.com or email info@fanexpohq.com]

Family Drops Ins across the city:

Daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Riverdale Farm, 201 Winchester Street
Visit the farm animals and explore the rural settings of Riverdale farm. Best of all, it’s free. For more information, call 416-392-6794

March 14-20

Colborne Lodge, 12:30-4 p.m. at Colborne Lodge, 11 Colbourne Lodge Drive.
Drop in for a tour of the historic house and a children’s activity in Toronto’s largest public park.
The Lodge is right beside the Jamie Bell Adventure Playground and the High Park zoo.

March 14-22

Spadina Museum at 285 Spadina Road.
12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Drop in for family fun-filled activities such as making crafts, play games and hands-on fun in the historic kitchen, set in a restored 1920s environment. For more information, call 416-392-6910

March 14-15 & 17-22

March Mania in the Valley: Todmorden Mills
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Todmorden Mills Heritage Site, 67 Pottery Road.
Children can enjoy and learn about historic toys used in the past, discover parlour games played many generations ago, visit the Wildflower Preserve, make crafts and more. For more information, call 416-396-2819 or email todmorden@toronto.ca

March 16 and 17

Heritage Chef Camp
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Gibson House Museum located at 5172 Yonge Street.
For ages 7 to 11, kids can become a heritage chef in the one-day camp by making a full heritage meal, make heritage inspired crafts and play games. For more information, call 416-395-7432

March 16 to 20

East York Gymnastics March Break Camp
6 Dohme Avenue.
For more information, visit www.eastyorkgym.com or call 416-759-6823

Paint Lounge
7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Paintlounge Toronto East; 1173 Queen St. E. Art and music lovers unite. Enjoy the night painting art while enjoying live music by talented local musicians. Info: Paintlounge at 416-800-6973

Mackenzie House at 82 Bond Street:
Mondays to Fridays: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday and Sundays: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Enjoy Victorian era activities with family and friends.
For more information, call 416-392-6915

Saturday, March 21

Storyfire
at North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge St.
Enjoy and celebrate the art of storytelling with the 2015 Toronto Storytelling Festival.
For more information, call 416-397-5981 and visit www.torontostorytellingfestival.ca

 

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