What to do in Toronto: 5 Fun Things to do This Weekend

The city will be buzzing with Mother’s Day activities this weekend…you may want to check out our 5 ways to celebrate Mother’s Day in Toronto article from earlier this week. However, there are lots of other events to take the family to this weekend. Spring is in the air and that means the outdoor events are starting up. Here is this week’s wrap up of what to do in Toronto this weekend.

What to do in Toronto

Spring Bird Festival: Bring along your binoculars and your hiking boots and go birdwatching in the city’s beautiful Tommy Thompson Park. On May 10th get in on all the bird activities; hiking, learn about migration, bike the trails and find out how to attract bird to your own backyard.

www.springbirdfestival.ca

what to do in TorontoToronto Comic Arts Festival: On Saturday, May 10th the Toronto Comic Arts Festival is hosting Kids Art Day at St.Paul’s. Bring along your favourite comic books, or pick up a few new ones. The event bring together award winning illustrators, animators and creators participating in demonstrations, speaking and signing comic books.

www.torontocomics.com

Contact Photography Festival: All month long, in various locations around Toronto, photographers will be sharing their work. Toronto’s Contact Photography Festival is said to be one of the largest of its kind in the world. The festival lets visitors explore the city as you wander from exhibition to exhibition. Get all the details at the Contact Photography website.

www.scotiabankcontactphoto.com

science rendezvousScience Rendezvous at the Toronto Zoo: Science will come to life on May 10th at the Toronto Zoo. Students from the University of Toronto’s Let’s Talk Science program will be teaching young visitors about science through engaging and educational activities. The event coincides with International Migratory Bird Day, so some of the activities will focus on the importance of migratory bird. If you can’t make it to the zoo, be sure to check out all the science related activities taking place across the city to celebrate Science Rendezvous Day.

www.sciencerendezvous.ca

Get your hands dirty: It’s time to get outside and get digging in the dirt. Stock up on yard waste bags and clean out the garden. With the warmer weather garden centres will be busy this weekend. There are few things more rewarding then spending the day in the garden with the kids.

What are you planning on doing this weekend? Let us know in the comments below or share on our Facebook page.

Jen Farr

In my "previous life" I was a mental health professional...in my current life I'm a stay-at-home mom with 2 beautifully adventurous kids. I share everything that lands on my kitchen counter over on my blog, Kitchen Counter Chronicles. Swing by and learn how we are greening their lives; what we are crafting; what we are cooking and what we are reading. While you will often find the girls and I inside the kitchen, you will also find us out and about getting our hands dirty, exploring and learning outdoors.

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