Monthly Calendar of Free Family Activities

Yippee!!! Time to Get Out and Enjoy Free Family Fun This comprehensive calendar of free family activities in the Toronto area provided by, could be just what you need to find places to make memories. Continue reading Monthly Calendar of Free Family Activities

100’s of Festivals: So Many Free!

Festivals and Events Ontario Time to dream and plan for music, dance, theatre, food, art, collectibles, architecture, Aboriginal culture, fairs, outdoor activities this summer in Ontario fro people of all ages. Cities and town are bursting with activities for everyone. If you the choices are too much for you, check out the top 100. Where:  Throughout Ontario, check the link to browse by type of event, … Continue reading 100’s of Festivals: So Many Free!

Get to Know Toronto on Jane’s Walks

Join Jane’s Walks in honor the legacy of Jane Jacobs, in Toronto neighborhoods from April to the end July. Get together to know the beauty and texture of where we are and imagine what we want this home of ours to be in this citizen led walks. Themes include architecture, animals, activism, art, citizenry, commerce, community, design, film, food, gardening, gender, health, heritage, international issues, literature, military, … Continue reading Get to Know Toronto on Jane’s Walks

New to Hiking?

The Toronto Bruce Trail Conservatory Club will show you what you need to know to get out in nature safely and have fun. It’s time for the club’s annual hiker initiation (promise nothing embarrassing is involved). Click to register for these free events. Monday April 18, 6:30 – 8 pm An overview of the ins-and-outs of hiking, presented by experienced hike leaders from the Toronto Club. … Continue reading New to Hiking?

Toronto Bruce Trail Club

Hey come join us in the beautiful outdoors with the Bruce Trail Club Come out and join in hikes out of town and in Toronto.  Hikes range from just a couple of hours to all day.  Weekend camping trips and skiing/snowshoeing also on tap. Member get event discounts and club newsletter, but membership is not required to sign up and come out with us.  All … Continue reading Toronto Bruce Trail Club

Newcomers Learn to Camp and Fish in Ontario

Ontario Parks Offers Very Affordable Program to Teach Newcomers How to Camp and Fish According to Parks Ontario these are top 10 reasons to camp @ Ontario Parks Get out and enjoy the great outdoors Enjoy an affordable vacation Spend time with your family Relax and enjoy a change of pace Hang out with your friends Get away from the city It’s fun to explore a … Continue reading Newcomers Learn to Camp and Fish in Ontario

Toronto Island

Toronto Island Nature Peace Minutes from Downtown Toronto Hop on a ferry and be in a spacious relaxing island oasis in 10-15 minutes from the harbor front in downtown Toronto.  Hike, bike, and picnic, hang out at the beach, play volleyball or softball to your heart’s content.  Kayaks, canoes and pedal boats are available for rent. Eat or snack at a restaurant or cafe Where: Jack … Continue reading Toronto Island

Free Museum Passes

Get Your Free Sunlife Financial Museum and Arts Passes (MAP) from Selected Toronto Public Library Locations Yes you (two adults plus up to 4 children) can get a free family pass for the museums, historic sites and the Science Centre.  Art Gallery of Ontario City of Toronto Historic Sites.  Passes available to the following sites only. Colborne Lodge in High Park Fort York National Historic … Continue reading Free Museum Passes

Toronto Discovery Walks

Walk and discover nature, social history and neighborhood character in Toronto. The City of Toronto, Discovery Walks,  has PDF and web app guides to 12 walks to help anyone get to know some of this city’s great character and texture.. Where: routes of various lengths, check the link to explore options. When:  Anytime you are comfortable headed out for a walk. Cost: free of charge, … Continue reading Toronto Discovery Walks

Grow a Great Food Without a Yard

Yes in My Back Yard Grow a garden without your own yard, share your yard space with others wanting to grow vegetables and other plants in it. Get out an grow tasty fresh food, get to know others and enjoy contact with the soil. The program connects people who would to garden but don’t have the space with others willing to share their garden space. … Continue reading Grow a Great Food Without a Yard