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 Mill and Kortright Centre. A sure sign of sprinter.
(Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival, two locations – Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area (Stouffville) and the Kortright Centre (9550 Pine Valley, Kleinburg), 416-667-6299, $6.50-$10, kids four and under – FREE.)
Thomas and Friends and The Polar Express hit the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for an internationally themed performance. Arrive early for a pre-show in the lobby.
(All Aboard!, Sat, April 6, shows at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m., Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St., 416-598-3375, $20–32.)
Rain, sch-rain! Bring the whole family to Rouge Park for a guided nature walk right where the river and Lake Ontario meet. The walk is friendly for kids of all ages, strollers and leashed dogs are welcome (the walk is paved). Rouge Park has tips on walking in all types of weather here.
… AND A HEADS UP FOR NEXT WEEK — KICKING OFF TUESDAY
It’s TIFF Kids! TIFF presents a series of films guaranteed to “fill the imagination”.
Kick off is Tuesday, and films run through to April 21. Check them out here.
(TIFF Kids, Tues, April 9 – Sun, April 21, various times, TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West, 416-599-8433, $8.50 -$12. Insider Tip: Bunch recommends arriving at the box office at least an hour before your film start time to get your tickets.