This Sunday: Rock Out Against Line 9


Sarah Harmer and many citizens in Ontario and Quebec aren’t pleased with Enbridge’s controversial Line 9 proposal, which would reverse the flow of a pipeline running  from Sarnia to Montreal — and ship crude oil and bitumen from the tar sands. This in an aging pipeline, which was never built to carry this abrasive blend of tar sands oil and… Read More »

5 fun + unusual things to do this weekend


This weekend: Jump on a trampoline! Plant a tree! Go to the movies with your dog! For real! FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY Kids jumping all over the place? North York’s Just Bounce Trampoline Club has drop-in classes all weekend for excited bouncers ages seven and up, experienced trampoliners and excited rookies welcome. (Just Bounce Trampoline Club,  Fri, 6 p.m., and… Read More »


Great ideas to get your weekend green on


Happening this great, green weekend: Earth Day at the Zoo! Tree planting! The Monkey Bunch!   SATURDAY AND SUNDAY “Party for the Planet” at the Toronto Zoo this weekend where guests like The Backyard Naturalists will be schooling on what you can do to save the planet, while zookeepers will give extra talks by the polar… Read More »

5 Rad Weekend Ideas: April 13-14 edition


Theatre en Français! TIFF kids. Nature walks. Skate for a good cause! FRIDAY/SATURDAY/SUNDAY Let’s go to the movies! TIFF Kids continues all weekend – check it out: (TIFF Kids through to Sun, April 21: various times, TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St. W. 416.599.8433. $8.50 -$12. Insider Tip: Bunch recommends arriving at the box office at least a full hour before your… Read More »

Relax–It’s The Weekend. April 6-7 edition


Is it just us, or did this shortened work week last a really long time? Here’s our guide of what to do, now that the weekend is finally here. SATURDAY AND SUNDAY Haven’t checked out the maple sugar bush yet? This weekend is your last chance for maple syrup demonstrations, wagon rides and more at Bruce’s… Read More »

It’s the L-O-N-G weekend! March 29 – April 1


It’s the double-duty FOUR DAY* weekend! Here’s what to do with all that fabulous extra time**! FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY and  MONDAY Stick with the eggs, ditch the chocolate: explore the amazing diversity of eggs the animal kingdom has to offer at several volunteer-run stations scattered throughout the zoo. Explore the trails and follow clues towards furry and… Read More »

Hey: are your kids into comics? Go to CAKE!


Do your kids love comics? Do you? This Saturday is a chance for kids, as young as two-years-old to explore the world of comic arts at the Lillian. H. Smith Library. The Comic Art for Kid Expo (with the awesome acronym of CAKE) is a chance for kids to meet graphic novelists and picture book creators.… Read More »

Sing it loud – it’s the weekend! (March 16 + 17)


It’s the weekend. Awesome! SATURDAY: Picture it: the music of Disney, sung by talented Toronto performers – with a pillow section for young kids ages four to nine-years-old to sit up front. All profits go to Free the Children – sounds like a great afternoon. (Happily Ever After Benefit Concert, Sat, March 16, shows at 2… Read More »

It’s the weekend, sister! March 8-9 edition


This weekend: International Women’s Day! More maple syrup festivals! March Break kick-off! SATURDAY: It’s International Women’s Day, sister! (And, of course, men and boys can come out to celebrate too!) This year’s theme: fires are burning, we are rising – so get outside, girlfriend – the march is child friendly, and there’s always great food at the community fair.… Read More »

Sweet! It’s the weekend – March 2-3 edition


Oh sweet goodness,’tis the weekend! Photo: Rachel Tayse FRIDAY Writing for the whole family! A two-hour session with published author and deputy headmaster of the Northmount School, Manfred J. von Vulte, about turning writing into a fun activity. For parents and children. (Reluctant Writers Workshop for Parents and Children: The Art of Sequential Writing, Fri, March 1,… Read More »

It’s the weekend! February 23 – 24 edition


Are you ready for icy weekend fun? Photo: Henry Lin via IceFest SATURDAY AND SUNDAY: Ice, ice, baby. Get your ice on at Bloor-Yorkville’s ice-carving competition – vote for your favourite sculpture, see on-street skating performances, and experience the magic of the “Enchanted Garden” centrepiece – with fairies, gnomes and oversized butterflies. All that, and delicious… Read More »

It’s the weekend! Family Day 2013 edition


There’s so much happening in Toronto this Family Day long weekend you can get whopped over the head with it. SATURDAY, SUNDAY & MONDAY (Family Day) Photo: Family Day Fest Ignore the weather report, and head over to a massive 30,000 square feet of indoor fun, as Family Day Fest takes over Downsview Park. Over 20 rides and attractions such as Jumping Castles,… Read More »


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