It’s springtime in the city and there’s a lot to see and do in Toronto. Canadian Music Week runs from March 21 to the 25 and the Ontario Science Centre has a lot going on to pay tribute. Throw in some Easter traditions, maple syrup, children’s opera and motorcycles and you have an amazing lineup this week. There’s a lot to see and do in this city, so no need to fret over what to do in Toronto with kids this week!
JUNOS Live Music Labs at the Ontario Science Centre
It’s Canadian Music Week so take advantage of some great programs that the Science Centre has to offer. Learn about the science behind writing a song, the work behind writing a song and how musical sounds are mixed together, plus much more. The labs will be hosted by Much Music’s Lauren Toyota and Liz Trinnear and artists involved include Chantal Kreviazuk, Raine Maida, Kardinal Offishall and Down With Webster. For the younger crowd, enjoy performances by The Bee’s Knees and the Monkey bunch!
When it’s on: March 24 and 25 at the Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road, Toronto, 416-696-1000.
AMA Supercross Series at the Rogers Centre
Take in the king of extreme sports as the Monster Energy AMA Supercross comes to the Rogers Centre! Current Supercross champion Ryan Villopoto will defend his title along with giving a great show of off-road motorcycle racing.
When it’s on: March 24 at the Rogers Centre, 1 Blue Jays Way, Toronto, 855-985-5000.
Easter Traditions at Colborne Lodge
Learn about 19th century Easter traditions at Colborne Lodge. Tour the museum and find hidden eggs, dye your own eggs with natural dye and spend some time enjoying the museum after. Free with admission.
When it’s on: March 24, 25, 31 at Colborne Lodge, Colborne Lodge Drive, Toronto, 416-392-6916.
Maple Syrup Festival at BradleyMuseum
Tap into some fun at Maple Magic at the Bradley Museum! Enjoy tapping trees for maple syrup, wagon rides, tours, kids’ crafts, historic demonstrations, an electronic scavenger hunt and pancakes!
When it’s on: March 24 and 25 at Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road, Mississauga, 905-615-4860.
The Shoestring Magic Flute at the Solar Stage Theatre
Introduce your children to opera at an early age and create a love that could last forever. The Shoestring Opera presents Mozart’s story of Allegra and the dark forest. Enjoy an afternoon of incredible singing.
When it’s on: March 24 at the Solar Stage Theatre, 4950 Yonge Street, Toronto, 416-368-8031.
Photo by Graham Powell.
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