It’s the weekend! February 8-10 edition


February is exciting! This weekend: Black History Month celebrations, Lunar New Year events and the Florida Citrus Sunroom – brought to you by the Rec Room Agency, the consulting arm of Bunch. Photo via Harbourfront FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY Celebrate the Year of the Snake at Harbourfront! Lunar New Year celebrations include: Dumpling Fest, Lantern Jungle (treasure map… Read More »

It’s the weekend! February 1-3 edition


What’s blah about February? Nothing at all. This weekend we kick off Black History Month, Lunar New Year and enjoy some darn good food at the Dep. 1. FRIDAY What are you waiting for? Drop in for dinner at the Depanneur: Friday’s dinner is crispy chicken, maple cornbread and callaloo. The chicken is made crispy via the… Read More »

This weekend: Family Literacy Day!


Family Literacy Day activities take over our fair city this weekend, but if you want to get outside, we’ve got that too. Have fun everyone. SATURDAY The Toronto Public Library has a ton of activities for Family Literacy Day this Saturday (take note though: some are happening Sunday and early next week.) You can check them all out here — and here are… Read More »

It’s the weekend! January 19-20 edition


1. SATURDAY AND SUNDAY Head on over to Artscape Wychwood Barns for Art’s Birthday! Source: NAISA.ca  Each year on January 17th, art — just like the rest of us — turns another year old. Art’s Birthday happens this weekend in Toronto at Artscape Wychwood Barns with a celebration hosted by New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA). Come out for a laptop orchestra… Read More »

Jan 11-13 weekend — the Play Indoors! edition


HURRAH! Indoor playgrounds are back ON.   Toronto’s amazing parcs and recreation department is back in the swing-of-things, and just in time for parents whose kids are climbing the walls, their much-needed Saturday morning indoor playground programs are back on. Phew. 1. FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY Toronto Parks and Rec has one indoor playground that… Read More »

Jan 11-13 weekend — the Watch Movies! edition


1. SATURDAY AND SUNDAY Let’s go to the movies. Every weekend, The Revue screens kids movies at 2:00 p.m. This weekend, it’s Wreck it Ralph. (The Revue, Saturdays and Sundays, 2 p.m., 400 Roncesvalles Ave., 416 531-9959, $8 kids and members, $11 non-members) 2. SUNDAY Sundays you can catch kids flicks at The Royal. This Sunday it’s an 80s childhood favourite, Annie. The Royal… Read More »

Jan. 11-13 weekend — the Get Outside! edition


Who knows what’s happening with the weather this weekend? Maybe warm and sunny? Maybe rain? To give you as many options as possible — this weekend’s listings come in three parts, with options for indoor and outdoor play, and some tips for you to burrow in dark movie theatres, if that’s you or your kids’… Read More »

Your weekend starts now! Dec 21-22 edition


1. FRIDAY Solstice! There are two great winter solstice celebrations to choose from: Kensington Market’s 23rd annual Winter Solstice: How can you not love an arts-centred, community-focused parade, without any sponsors, in Toronto?  Downtown’s annual winter tradition bills itself as: “joyously hand made and courageously commercial free since 1987.”  (Kensington Market Winter Solstice, Fri, Dec. 21,… Read More »

weekend starts now! Dec 15-16 edition


1. FRIDAY – Get a babysitter and take Time Out, for Pete’s Sake! We can’t help but plug this comedy night – for grown ups only – featuring Bunch blogger Precious Chong, Elvira Kurt and Sean Cullen, among others. Hilarity parents can relate to! So go on, and get out: you deserve it. (Fri, Dec. 14,… Read More »

Your weekend starts now! Dec 8-9 edition


1. FRIDAY,  SATURDAY AND SUNDAY Three cheers for family-friendly opera!                           See the Canadian Opera Company’s take on the Brothers Grimm fairy tales in celebration of the collection’s 200th anniversary. What could be better? Concerts, performances and lectures. (Grimmfest, Various times and locations… Read More »

Your weekend starts now! Dec 1-2 edition


1. SATURDAY This Saturday, come celebrate with Santa and see window displays, craft workshops and sit down to some storytelling by  the one and only Mrs. Claus, in Toronto’s Junction neighbourhood. (Santa in the Junction, Sat, Dec. 1, 11-3 p.m., Dundas West + Keele, FREE)  2. SUNDAY                    … Read More »

Your weekend starts now: November 24 – 25 Edition


1. SATURDAY Triple Parents’ Choice award winner Chris McKhool is hosting a free concert (with cash and food donation items appreciated). He’s performing holiday music from around the world so expect to hear tunes from the Buddhist Bodhi Day, Quebec’s Carnival, Chanukah, Chinese New Year, Diwali, Eid, Indigenous traditions, Kwanzaa, Ramadan, Winter Solstice and Christmas.… Read More »


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