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EARTH DAY (Family)

EARTH DAY (Family)

Kick off the growing season with the TBG’s Family Earth Day celebration! Guided hikes, a nature play and woodland crafts with DiscoverAbility and planting in the Teaching Garden. Follow the...

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Night Critter Sleepover (Family)

Night Critter Sleepover (Family)

Camp out in the Teaching Garden with TBGKids! Go on a nighttime bat hunt, whip up some moth broth, make raccoon masks and play some great nighttime games. After a pizza snack, cozy up around a...

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Nature Mom: Move over Turkey. Halloween is here!

Nature Mom: Move over Turkey. Halloween is here!

Although orange is the classic pumpkin, they come in all shapes and colours now. Aside from the year long, never-ending conversation about their birthdays, my kids’ second...

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Nature Mom: Camping Cure-all

Nature Mom: Camping Cure-all

Marley and Indie go for a paddle A neighbour who has little kids told me about their family vacation to a cabin in the country. She was shocked when her hardy, active kids complained and...

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Nature Mom: Leaving the Stuff Behind

Nature Mom: Leaving the Stuff Behind

Every year on the Canada Day weekend, my family of five gets together with my extended family at our cottage on Georgian Bay. Seven cousins, all 7-years-old or younger, and eight adults pile in....

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Summer Reading Club (Ages 6 to 9)

Summer Reading Club (Ages 6 to 9)

At the Weston Family Library, kids can sign out books from our children’s collection, enjoy activities and story time and earn seeds to plant in the TBG garden. Come back each week to celebrate...

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Nature Mom: Simple Saves the Day

Nature Mom: Simple Saves the Day

Last week, I had a less than stellar parenting day. My 7-year-old daughter and I were going at it, head to head. There were lots of frustrating “can'ts, don’ts and won'ts” … mainly coming...

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Nature Mom: My Family and Beautiful Bees

Nature Mom: My Family and Beautiful Bees

Jonni, my husband, grew up in urban South Africa and moved to Toronto when he was 18. His relationship with nature is unique for someone from a big city. (His first summer here he scratched his head...

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Kids Love March Break Camps at the Toronto Botanical Garden

Kids Love March Break Camps at the Toronto Botanical Garden

(Toronto, January 31, 2013) Staying in the city this March Break? Then treat your kids to interactive educational activities that are really, really fun at the Toronto Botanical Garden, conveniently...

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Families Can “Get Growing” with TBGKids at Allan Gardens on Saturday, February 23 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Families Can “Get Growing” with TBGKids at Allan Gardens on Saturday, February 23 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Is cabin fever getting you down? Are the kids getting a little gnarly? Why not take the family and escape winter for an afternoon to visit the desert, Mediterranean, rainforest and tropics—all...

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