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Happy child with painted hands

Bitter cold out there, right? I’m so happy we have plenty of options to save our little ones from cabin fever here in Toronto. From local kids playspaces like Gymboree, Kidville, and Sprouts Kids to kid friendly cafes like Oaks ‘n Acorns, Smock Cafe and opening soon…Play Cafe in Toronto Midtown! Finally! This neighbourhood has been long overdue for a place to just hang with the kids while we sip our coffee’s and enjoy eating with two hands. Watch for my news on Play Cafe’s opening activities.

But while it may be cold, there is still plenty to do in Toronto. From celebrating winter in all its glory at a Winter Carnival to creating fun arts with our own two hands, there’s something for everyone.

Richmond Hill Winter Carnival Feb. 7-9

The Richmond Hill Winter Carnival is a weekend of affordable fun and entertainment organized by volunteers to celebrate the community of Richmond Hill in a welcoming atmosphere. There will be Face Painting, Pony Rides, Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride, Ice Skating, Sunday morning Pancake Breakfast, Contests and much much more!

Build a Race Car Workshop Feb. 8 10:00 to 12:00

Kids will learn how to build a race car with easy to follow step-by-step instructions. A great free activity for children ages 4-12. Kids will learn how to build a race car using a hammer and glue.

Build and Grow at Lowe’s: Love Note Holder Feb. 8 @ 10:00am

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Bring your child to Lowe’s and they can build this Love Note Holder! This product and activity is for children ages 5 and older. Building of project to be initiated only with adult supervision. Parent and/or guardian waiver required. See store for details.

Cineplex Family Favourites Feb. 8 @ 11:00am

Join Cineplex on Saturday mornings at 11:00am for Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.50. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the weekend with your family!

Family Sundays Feb. 9 1:00 to 4:00 

Join us for Family Sunday in the Weston Family Learning Centre! With events for little kids, big kids and the whole family, there is fun for everyone. Our interactive, innovative family activities change on a month to month basis and are inspired by our ever-changing exhibitions and collections. Pick up a Kids Activity Bag, explore the galleries, play, shopAGOkids, and so much more!

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