Any week that has an extra day that only comes along every four years must be special. And this one is! Visit the frogs at the zoo to celebrate Leap Frog Week, enjoy some Harry Potter humour and don’t forget the Neverending Story. All this and more this week – there’s always lots to see and do with your kids in Toronto!
Potted Potter at the Panasonic Theatre
A must for any Potter fan in your home! Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff is making its North American debut after selling out in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Featuring songs, costumes, audience participation and even a real-life game of Quidditch, you won’t want to miss it!
When it’s on: February 26 to March 25 at the Panasonic Theatre, 651 Yonge Street, Toronto, 416-872-1212.
Summer Camp Fair 2012
Start planning out your children’s summer at the Summer Camp Fair. Directors, counsellors and instructors have all the information you’re looking for. Overnight camps, sports camps, special interest camps and day camps are all available, so take a peek and offer your child a wonderful experience this summer!
When it’s on: March 4 at the Eglinton Grand Theatre, 400 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto.
Leap Frog Week at the Toronto Zoo
Start off your leap year week with a hopping good time at the Toronto Zoo! Get up close and personal with a rainbow frog, including two species never before seen on display at the zoo: the Golden Mantella and the Splashback Poison Dart Frog. Enjoy a frog-themed scavenger hunt, have your face painted and play a few games! Plus, learn how our froggy friends can be better protected out in the wild.
When it’s on: February 29 to March 4 at the Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue, Toronto, 416-392-5929.
The Neverending Story
Enjoy the children’s classic story and follow the tale of Bastian as he embarks on the most thrilling adventure of his life. Save the land of Fantastica, the land of stories, along the way. This story will be Neverending for your little one!
When it’s on: February 27 to March 17, 165 Front Street East, Toronto, 416-862-2222.
Screech and Hoot at High Park
Learn a little more about whooooo’s out there in High Park with this informative nature walk. Find out more about the owls in the park, dissect an owl pellet to explore what they eat and check out an owl habitat at night! Bring a flashlight with you, and a donation of $2 is recommended.
When it’s on: March 3 at High Park Nature Centre, 440 Parkside Drive, Toronto, 416-392-1748 ext 2.
Photos by Ami Hritz, Toronto Zoo and Jose.
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