Teens & Tweens

War Of The Worlds Reimagined
Frog in Hand Presents the Radio Play “War of the Worlds Reimagined”

“War of the Worlds Reimagined” is an original radio play by Frog in Hand, inspired by the classic tale by H.G. Wells. Close your eyes, escape your screen and immerse yourself in a world of sound. Running until December 31, 2021, head over to the Frog in Hand Ko-Fi account
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The Vaughan International Film Festival Drive-In Showcases Local Talent

Over four weeks in September, the 2021 edition of the Vaughan International Film Festival is going to the drive-in. This event showcases both international and Canadian short films and gives independent filmmakers a platform to present their hard work. The Festival is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to inspiring and fostering
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CNE SuperDogs
Missing The Ex this year? Connect to CNE online!

The Canadian National Exhibition, more often called the CNE or just The Ex, has been a summer-ending tradition in Toronto since its inception in 1879! Sadly, the decision was made in May 2021 to cancel the in-person version of this year’s fair. Instead, CNE Connected was created, a membership with
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Roller Skating Is Having a Retro Resurgence!

Dust off those old quad skates hidden deep in storage – roller skating is back! Rolling around in vintage roller skates and in-line skates is the hip recreational activity this summer, whether you’re a newbie or want to show off your old-school moves to your kids. Check out our list
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Our Guide to Outdoor Water Parks in Ontario

Our thoughts turn to watery fun when the humidity levels rise and heat alerts pop up on your weather app. Splash pads are great for a quick introduction and then you can make a full day of it at an outdoor water park once the kids have become addicted. Many
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Stratford Festival Exposes Young Audiences to Shakespeare

The Stratford Festival returns to an in-person experience for 2021 with offerings for younger audiences to become exposed to Shakespeare’s works, including a cabaret (“Play On!”), a family-friendly play with music (“I Am William”) and a modern adaptation of the classic Romeo and Juliet (“R + J”). Play On! A
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Guide to August Family Fun Events in Toronto

It’s August already?! Don’t worry, there’s still time to check off all of your summer to-do’s. In case you need some extra inspiration, we’ve listed a sampling of the family-friendly events happening this month in Toronto – head over to the Family Fun Toronto calendar page for more details. Click
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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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The Word On The Street Festival’s Summer Spectacular

The Word On The Street, Toronto’s Book & Magazine Festival usually held in September, has pivoted this year to online programming. The Summer Spectacular series covers numerous interesting topics throughout the school break. Registration required – click on the links for more information. Summer Spectacular: CharacterMaker – Friday, July 30,
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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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