Weekend Activities and Events in Toronto
A weekly digest of What’s On in Toronto including free, fun family & kids’ activities, live music, theatre & performing arts, and fun activities: Few weekday events are also listed.
PRACTICE PHYSICAL DISTANCING
- In-person/Drive-Through events
- Explore GTA – Nature Attractions
- Virtual Events & Festivals like Fringe Theatre Festival and other online events etc.
Visit Toronto Attractions:
Many attractions are opennow including Aga Khan Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario, Casa Loma, Toronto Zoo, Museum of Illusions, Treetop Trekking and more!
From Toronto and Territories to National Parks Across Canada.
Go on train rides across the Alps, go inside catacombs and more!
I. Family & Kids Activities
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Visit Zoo Animals Online
Zoos across Canada have decided to bring their inhabitants to your home. Here is a list of places where you can watch wildlife online.
Science Experiments to Do at Home with Kids
Here are a few easy fun science activities/experimentsthat are easy and super fun in addition to being educational.
Did you know that the Saskatchewan Science Centre in Regina is posting online content? Check them out online for fun science time!
Canadian Museums & Museums Across the World Online
With the advent of technology and widespread availability of the internet, the world is now at your fingertips. You can travel to distant lands, tour famous museums, all from the comfort of your home.
II. Live Music
Music Concerts to Watch Online
Watch a few of the 50+ online concerts scheduled this weekend.
III. Theatre & Performing Arts
Theatre Performances From Across the WorldWith Covid-19 pandemic forcing theatres to shut their doors, many performing art centres have taken to being open virtually. Watch Bolshoi Ballet’s The Nutcracker to Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette from the Metropolitan Opera this weekend. Details
Various, time limits for watching, varies from 24 hours to a week.
IV. Outdoor activities
The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is hosting introductory astronomy sessions called Homebound Astronomy to help Canadians keep learning about the sky from your own from your backyard during COVID-19.Details
Every Tuesday and Thursday at 2:30pm to 3:30pm and Also uploaded to Youtube
V. Online & General Events
- Canadian Blood Servicesis urging all healthy eligible blood donors to book and keep their appointments as there has been a recent spike in appointment cancellations in several cities related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Help Local Businesses
The shutdown of businesses except essential services is hurting local businesses. Check out the ways in which you can help them. Details
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- Make Light-as-Air Funnel CakesUsing Canada’s Wonderland’s Recipe
- GTA Restaurants Open for Take-Out
- Enjoy IKEA’s Swedish Meatballs
See Free Movies
As Canada’s public producer and distributor, NFB’s website features award-winning movies, documentary and animated films, pioneering interactive works, and more.
We do try to make the listings as accurate as possible, but there might be errors/Events may be cancelled or postponed without any notice. Verify all details from concerned Event Websites/officials.
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