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Pirates and Princesses at Black Creek

Once upon a time comes to life this weekend. Three days of family fairytale fun! Bring your eye patches and tiaras. Celebrate stories such as Cinderella, Peter Pan and Rapunzel. Enjoy interactive entertainment, prince and princess lessons, treasure hunts and … Continue reading

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Death and Dying at Dundurn

Dig up the dirt at Dundurn Castle for true tragic stories. So maybe not the most uplifting of events you could attend this weekend, but it is different, and that’s why we’ve chosen to highlight it. Visit Dundurn Castle in … Continue reading

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Visit Your Local Museum or Library this March Break

Tonnes of stuff planned at a museum or library near you. Finding something to do this weekend or March Break is as easy as stopping by your local Museum or Library. Many are offering free activities, but some museums still … Continue reading

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World Sword Swallowers Day at Ripley’s Believe It or Not

This Saturday catch amazing feats of sword swallowing. World Sword Swallower’s Day is Saturday, February 23, 2013 and Ripley’s Believe it or Not! is helping to celebrate this 4000 year old art by putting on a free show at it’s … Continue reading

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Haitian Vodou at the Canadian Museum of Civilization

Last weekend to check out this really cool exhibition. Forget the Hollywood version, with its zombies and pins stuck in dolls! Uncover the myths and discover this complex spiritual tradition, its beliefs and its rituals. Instead, discover a world rich … Continue reading

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Day Tripping: Check out the North American Black Historical Museum

February is Black History month – a perfect time to learn all about the Underground Railroad and the journey from slavery to freedom. The North American Black Historical Museum is located in Amherstburg, Ontario on the Detroit River, not far … Continue reading

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CIRCUS! Science under the Big Top

The Waterloo Region Museum explores the science behind the Circus. There’s a cool new exhibit at the Waterloo Region Museum called “Circus! Science Under the Big Top.” It includes interactive exhibits like walk the high wire, explore the human cannonball, … Continue reading

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Free Admission: Home for the Holidays

Mississauga Museums open their doors this Sunday, December 9, 2012. The Museums of Mississauga are celebrating the holidays with a free family day at all three of their locations — Bradley Museum, Benares Historic House and the brand new Leslie … Continue reading

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Day Tripping: Rediscover the ROM

ROM cuts admission rates considerably. With two kids in tow, one 3 ¾ (as she will tell you) and the other 15 months, we decided to head to the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) last weekend. And we were so glad … Continue reading

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Day Tripping: Check out the Currency Museum

A “hidden gem” in the heart of Ottawa. Here’s something different. Visit the Currency Museum of the Bank of Canada. It’s located in the middle of downtown Ottawa, very close to both Parliament Hill and the Supreme Court, located in … Continue reading

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