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Looking for great ways to spend a wintery day in Burlington, Hamilton and Oakville? Wondering what events and activities are planned today You’ve come to the right place! We’ve got great ideas for places to visit and things to do, all in your community.

Looking for Camps? Find March Break Camps and PA Day Camps here. Easter events and egg hunt can be found here. And our calendar is filled with great things to do right now.

Note that some posts below have not been updated for 2020. Check the published date and stay tuned for updates!



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    Explore The Outdoors

    If avoiding indoor gatherings has you feeling a little antsy about March Break, we’ve got some great ideas for things…

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    Day Trip Destinations: Guelph

    I love a good day trip, and this summer we’ve been doing many! A few weekends ago we grabbed the…

  • Burlington’s Little Free Libraries

    Looking for a new read? Check out our coverage on #BurlOn's Little Free Libraries, and swap out an old favourite,…

  • Our Favourite Family Board Games

    I am a huge fan of family board games, and during the next few weeks I know we are going…

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    Would You Rather – Kids Edition!

    We’ve been having a blast at our Virtual Pajama Parties all thanks to YOU! We love to see your answers…

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    Where Do Kids Eat Free in Burlington?

    “Where do kids eat free?” is one of the most frequently asked here at Active Parents, so we keep our…

  • Maple Syrup Festivals

    Maple Syrup events around Burlington, Ontario.

  • Questions for Kids

    Asking kids out-of-the-box questions is a great way to get them thinking on their toes and really using their imaginations.…

  • Wish & Give

    Many folks are ditching the paper birthday party invite in favour of an electric option, but what if your next…

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    Slow Cooker Recipes

    The weather has taken a slight turn to cooler, brisk mornings, and that is fine by me because I love…

  • Celebrate Earth Day During Social Distancing

    This is the time of year where I would usually share all of the great ways our cities are celebrating…

  • The Weekend Wrap

    Every week we gather up the best events and activities that are on our calendar and curate them into one…