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This weekendInternational Women’s Day! More maple syrup festivals! March Break kick-off!


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.

(International Women’s Day – rally, march, and fair. Sat, March 9, rally at 11 a.m., at OISE ( 252 Bloor St. West), march at 1 p.m., followed by a fair at Ryerson (55 Gould St.), FREE.)

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Family Sundays at the ArtWorks Art School – once a month, the Art Works Art School opens it’s doors for families to create art together – what a wonderful Sunday afternoon idea!

(Family Sundays, Art Works Art School, Sun, March 10, 2-4 p.m., 238 Jane Street, 416-766-0662, $5 per person or $20 per family.)


Pour on the sweet stuff! Check out the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival with demonstrations, wagon rides, entertainment and all around sweetness – at two locations.

(Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival, Bruce Mills Conservation Area (3291 Stouffville Road, Stouffville), Kortright Centre (9550 Pine Valley, Kleinburg), 416-667-6299, through to April 2. $6.50 – $10.)

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Learn about the Arctic, without ever leaving Toronto. Discover Arctic life through games – dance like a polar bear, run like a muskox – and a lot more at the Museum of Inuit Art.

(Museum of Inuit Art, Sat, March 9 – Sun, March 17, 12-4 p.m., 27 Queens Quay West, 416 640-6299, FREE with admission)

TIFF takes on comics! Celebrate the thrill of classic superhero movies with the whole family. TIFF is showing some of the best comic book adaptations ever made in this matinee movie series. This weekend: Superman and Superman II, staring the original Man of Steel Christopher Reeve. Up, up and away! Bunch tip: show up an hour before start time to make sure you get a ticket!

(TIFF’s Comic Book Heroes, March 9 – 24, matinees at 1 p.m., 350 King Street West, $8.50-$12, 416-599-8433) 

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