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5 things to do this weekend and next week: March break edition

Patricia D'Cunha | posted Friday, Mar 13th, 2015

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March 13-20, 2015

Memorable Munsch: Parents, re-live the magic of Robert Munsch, and let your child see how imagination and creativity can create classic stories like Alligator Baby and Put Me in a Book. Solar Stage Children’s Theatre, 4950 Yonge St. On now until March 29 with special times March 16-20. Admission: $16 per person.
solarstage.on.ca

Futurology at the ROM: Step into the future by exploring 21st-century technology and science adventures. Children can help museum staff create future exhibits, build a city of the future, learn how the ROM salvaged an endangered Blue Whale that washed ashore in Newfoundland, and more. Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park. March 14-22, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities included with admission. rom.on.ca

Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival: Although there is snow in the forecast next week, don’t let that dampen your spring mood! Tap into some fun with maple syrup demonstrations, horse-drawn wagon rides, pancake meals, taffy making, and more. Kortright Centre for Conservation and Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area (9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.), and Terra Cotta Conservation Area (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.). On now until April 6. Admission: ticket prices vary.maplesyrupfest.com

Sherlock Holmes mystery: Something is amiss in the village. A “tricky thief” is on the loose. Put on your detective hat and help Sherlock and Watson search for clues and investigate them to solve this mystery. Black Creek Pioneer Village. March 16-22. Included with regular admission. blackcreek.ca

Nature camps: Before the invention of the smartphone, remember how much fun it was to go outside and be at one with nature? Now, your child can experience some of that magic too at various day camps: track and identify animal footprints, go on a scavenger hunt, check out a meat-eating plant, get the scoop on rock formation, and dabble in some nature experiments. Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave. E. March 16-20. Prices available per day or the week. torontobotanicalgarden.ca

Click here for a list of more March break events.

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