Summer Ain’t Over Yet:Family Summer Events

Written by Anoja Muthucumaru

There are a few more weeks till summer is officially over but, do not fear, summer is still here and there are many things you can still do that are affordable and fun. Toronto offers a long list of fun feasible activities that can really make the rest of your summer sweet. So here are some helpful tips on some free and affordable activities you and your family can still do in your remaining weeks till back to school.

The Canadian Opera Company has a Free Concert Series

http://toronto.about.com/b/2010/09/13/coc-free-concerts.htm

The National Film Board (NFB) offers a free showing at noon for families.

Yonge and Dundas Square offers free Concerts, Films and Special Events http://ydsquare.ca/index.php

Nathan Phillips Square has an array of free music festivals and outdoor food venues

The Harbourfront Centre’s Retro Reels or the Downsview Park’s Movies

under the Stars offer a list of fun outdoor films

http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/freeflicks/

http://www.downsviewpark.ca/eng/index.shtml

The Harborfront Centre offers an array of free outdoor events and festivities every weekend http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/

Woodbine Beach is a great chance to go for a swim, and relax on the beach

Beautiful Blooms at Allan Gardens Conservatory is a free chance to discover and learn with your family

Hart House Farm Cottage Trip, is an affordable cottage trip to hart house farms http://www.harthouse.utoronto.ca/culture/farm

https://www.events.utoronto

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is free Wednesdays from 6:00-8:30.

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is free Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30, and free for post-secondary students Tuesdays.

The Beta Shoe Museum every Thursday evenings from 5 – 8 pm admission is pay-what-you-can, with a suggested donation of $5 and children under 5 is free.

Textile Museum of Canada is free Wednesdays between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m

The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) is pay-what-you-can all the time

Ontario Place is offering free admission to its parks this summer

For a list of events in Toronto Visit:

http://wx.toronto.ca/festevents.nsf/all?OpenView

http://www.nowtoronto.com/news/daily_events.cfm

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