Arts and Crafts

Markham Fair
The Markham Fair Is Going Back To The Farm

The Markham Fair, one of Canada’s longest-running county fairs now in its 177th year, is pivoting towards an agricultural event for 2021 after cancelling last year due to Covid. This year’s fair is titled “Markham Fair in a Flash: Farming Our Way Back”. Groups can walk through the exhibits and
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Ontario Culture Days
Celebrate Arts & Diversity with Ontario Culture Days

As Ontarians, we celebrate our culture every day of the year. Now we get to ramp up that participation for the Ontario Culture Days 2021 Festival! It’s our province’s largest celebration of arts, heritage, diversity and community spirit. The festival pivoted last year from a three-day festival to four weeks
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Mixto Festival
Join the Block Party at Mixto Festival 2021!

Mixto Festival is back for 2021 with a weekend-long block party! It’s taking over the parking lot of Lynx Music near Dupont Street and Lansdowne Avenue. This is a family-friendly and dog-friendly event, and includes outdoor concerts, food vendors, kids activities and art installations. Children’s programming will take place on
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AGO’s Andy Warhol Exhibit Separates The Man From The Myth

Halfway through meandering around the AGO’s highly-anticipated Andy Warhol exhibit, it’s Canadian ballerina Karen Kain that catches my daughter’s eye. “Ooh, this is my favourite. It’s colourful and sparkly!” My 10-year-old daughter aspires to be an artist but she’s still a little girl at heart and she knows what she
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Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit Returns to a Walk-Through Experience

The popular walk-through Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit exhibit is returning to Toronto! In-person visits resume on July 28, 2021, after a successful pivoting to a drive-in experience. Covid-related restrictions are in place for the safety of patrons: capacity has been reduced by 66%, social distancing circles guide guests safely through
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td summer reading club
The Toronto Public Library Educates and Entertains Kids All Summer

Summer is almost halfway done… are your kids bored yet?! Thankfully, the Toronto Public Library branches have reopened and TPL has many different ways of entertaining and educating them, online at home as well. TD Summer Reading Club – Help kids stay motivated with the TD Summer Reading Club –
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Summer Pop
Art Gallery of Ontario’s Free Summer Online Workshops for Kids and Teens

There’s at-home artmaking and thought-provoking youth events happening online through the AGO all summer. Click on the links to find out more. This week is your last chance to join the online Summer POP! at-home livestream series, FREE. Here’s this week’s daily activities: Dance – Tuesday, July 27, 10 am
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Free Admission and Family Activities at Gardiner Museum

Not only is Gardiner Museum offering FREE admission for all ages as they reopen to the public on July 21, 2021 until Labour Day, but they are also providing activities for families with their Gardiner Goes Outside program. Free hands-on workshops for adults and children will run on their outdoor
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Swedish Virtual Christmas Fair 2021

Back by popular demand, SWEA Toronto’s online Swedish Christmas Fair is again open for 2021 with hundreds of Swedish food and design products now available at swedishchristmasfair.ca. Fans of Swedish culture can shop for food and design including caviar, herring, chocolate, candy, coffee, home baked bread & cookies, baking supplies
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Preserve Your Memories And Create A COVID-19 Time Capsule

You’ve probably heard the word “unprecedented” more times than you can count over the last month. But the reality is, there is no better way to describe the current lockdown imposed by the global pandemic of COVID-19. We are living through history right now and it is worth documenting. Natalie
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