Dear Readers, Well what a year it has been!

I can't believe how the time has flown and we are already printing the 17th edition of Help! This has been a very big year of learning for me and admittedly, there have been many bumps along the way but we made it! And this edition may be one of our best ever. This year would not have been possible without you and our fantastic advertisers. Of course I must also thank everyone at Help who ensured a smooth transition from Shari and Elisa to me. Everyone stepped up to ensure that nothing was missed. You can see in this picture our Help team and our kids - all of us make sure that Help We've Got Kids is the most comprehensive directory. We hope you like the changes that have been made here at Help. We are excited about the many changes and enhancements to come. Please send us your thoughts and suggestions on our products, we would love to hear from you at info@helpwevegotkids.com. Thank you for your support! Tracie

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Dedication & Appreciation
Thanks to my family - your patience and support was inspiring and energizing this past year - I could not have done this without you. Special thanks to the people working with us - you made this year a success! Thanks to Karrie for your tireless work and energy, Mardi for your hard work and help, Jan and Steve at Digitally Creative for design and layout and Maija Gadzane for our great cover. And of course thanks to Shari and Elisa for being there for me anytime I needed help.

Copyright COPYRIGHT© 2010 by Tracie Wagman All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced without the express written permission of the authors. Inquiries may be directed to: Tracie Wagman at Help!...We've Got Kids. PO Box 47563, Don Mills Postal Station, Don Mills, Ontario. M3C 3S7, 416-444-7678.
*** Every effort has been made to ensure that the information listed is accurate. However, in a comprehensive resource guide, minor errors may occur. Given that the authors have had to rely on information provided by advertisers, we must disclaim any inaccurate statements contained herein. Advertisers assume responsibility for all ad content. The authors also take no responsibility for the quality of the services and products provided. Help! ... We've Got Kids is, after all, a directory of services, not a guarantor of services. Each reader is responsible for making his or her own decisions about the use of providers and the product or service listed. This book is compiled from information gathered over the last several months and is as complete as possible at the time of publication based on the replies received from each company listed. We have made our best efforts to reach all the relevant companies in each field, with varying degrees of success. We have tried to include everyone who wished to be listed.

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Table of Contents
After School & Weekend Activities . .1 Clubs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Dance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Drama & Performing Arts . . . . . . . . . .6 Languages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Specialty Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Yoga . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Amusement Centres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Amusement Centres . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Bowling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 Indoor Playgrounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Art: Activities, Lessons & Supplies .20 Art/Craft Classes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 Craft Supplies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Paint Your Own Ceramics . . . . . . . . .23 Scrapbooking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Attractions & Family Outings . . . . . . .24 Attractions & Family Outings . . . . . . . . . . . . .24 Conservation Areas . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30 Farms are Fun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 Festivals, Fairs & Carnivals . . . . . . . .32 Birthday Parties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 Cakes & Cookies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 Inflatables & Party Rentals . . . . . . . .37 Loot Bags, Supplies & Decorations . .41 Parties That Come to You . . . . . . . . .44 Party Places . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59 Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78 Children’s Bookstores . . . . . . . . . . . . .78 Specialty & Personalized Books . . . . . . . . . . . .78 Breastfeeding Support & Accessories .....80 Camps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82 Camp Stuff & Labels . . . . . . . . . . . . .82 Day, Specialty & Holiday Camps . . . .83 Overnight Camps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .101 Child Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .103

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Childcare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .105 Daycare & Home Childcare Centres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .105 Emergency /Temporary Childcare and Baby Nurses. . . . . . . . . . . . .113 Nanny Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .115 Children’s Shoes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119 Children’s Wear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .122 Children’s Wear Stores . . . . . . . . . .122 Costumes, Dress-up & Dancewear .124 Special Occasion Wear . . . . . . . . . .125 Sun Protective Clothing . . . . . . . . . .125 Circumcision . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .126 Counselling & Support Services . . .127 Children’s Mental Health Centres . .127 Counselling & Family Mediation . . .127 Parenting Classes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131 Custom Room Design: Murals, Bedding, Etc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .133 Diaper Stores & Services . . . . . . . . .134 Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Educational Assessments & Consultation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Educational Resources & Supplies .137 Private Schools & Preschools . . . . .138 Public Schools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .148 Special Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .148 Tutoring & Enrichment . . . . . . . . . . .149 Event Planning (Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Corp. & Family Events) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .154 Entertainment & Party Professionals . . . .154 Unique Gifts & Party Favours . . . . . .158 Venues, Catering, Décor & Invitations . . 158 Furniture & Accessories . . . . . . . . . .161 Baby Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .161 Baby Equipment Rentals & Repairs .163 Furniture & Accessories Stores . . . 163 Handpainted Furniture . . . . . . . . . .168

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Gifts for Babies & Kids . . . . . . . . . . .169 Gifts & Personalized Gifts . . . . . . . .169 Lawn Sign Rentals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .173 Prenatal & Baby Casting . . . . . . . . .173 Groceries Delivered & Personal Chef Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .174 Hair Salons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .175 Health & Wellness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .178 After Hours Medical Care . . . . . . . .178 Allergy/Asthma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .179 Children’s Massage & Infant Massage Instruction . . . . . . . . . . . .179 Complementary Health Care . . . . . .179 Eco-Friendly Products & Services . ..180 Family Dentistry & Orthodontics . . .182 First Aid & CPR Instruction . . . . . . .185 Health Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .185 Nutrition for Kids . . . . . . . . . . . . . .187 Optical Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .188 Hotlines/Helplines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .189 Modelling & Talent . . . . . . . . . . . . . .191 Nearly New . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .192 Parent / Tot & Drop-Off Programs (0-6yrs) . . . . . . . . . . . . .193 Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .193 Early Learning & Enrichment . . . . . .193 Early Years Centres . . . . . . . . . . . . .194 Family Resource Centres . . . . . . . . .194 Fitness for Mom & Baby . . . . . . . . .195 General Parent/Tot Programs . . . . . .197 Kindergym & Sport Programs . . . . .198 Music, Movement & Drama . . . . . .198 ParentStuff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .203 General ParentStuff . . . . . . . . . . . . .203 Moms/Dads Groups . . . . . . . . . . . . .204 Multiples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .205 Private Kids’ Transportation . . . . . . .205

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Photography for Children & Families . 207 Play Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .210 Programs for Schools, Daycares & Special Events . . . . . . . . . . . . .211 After School & Lunch Time Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .211 Educational Workshops & Event Ent . . .212 Field Trips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .214 Fundraising & Hot Lunch Programs . .214 Special Needs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .215 ADD/ADHD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .215 Autism Spectrum Disorders . . . . . . .215 Special Needs Camps . . . . . . . . . . .216 Special Needs General . . . . . . . . . .217 Special Needs Sports . . . . . . . . . . . .220 Speech & Hearing . . . . . . . . . . . . . .220 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .222 Fitness for Kids . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .222 General Sports & Multi-Sport Centres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .222 Golf & Tennis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .224 Gymnastics, Trampoline & Circus Arts 225 Horseback Riding Lessons & Trails .228 Martial Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .228 Skating & Hockey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .230 Ski/Snowboard Lessons, Centres & Resorts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .233 Soccer & Baseball . . . . . . . . . . . . . .234 Swimming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .234 Theatre & Concerts for Kids . . . . . .238 Toys & Hobbies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .240 Catalogue/Online Shopping & Home Parties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .240 Discount Toys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .240 Dolls, Dollhouses & Doll Repairs . . .241 Toy & Hobby Stores . . . . . . . . . . . . .241 Vacations & Family Resorts . . . . . . .244 Valuable Coupons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .247

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• Why do you have so many listings when other directories seem to have only a few? Our goal is to make our directories as comprehensive as possible so they are useful to parents like us. You can't have a comprehensive directory if the only companies listed are those that pay. That's why we offer FREE listings to all companies providing products/services to kids in the GTA. Some companies choose to have additional exposure but are under no obligation to do so. If you would like to be listed, or you know of a company that should be included, please contact us. • If I have the book, why do I need the website? Readers tell us that both the book AND the website are convenient ways to access information. We find that people use both, depending on where they are and what they are doing. The information and offerings are slightly different so they really are complementary. • Is this a coupon book or a directory? While we are mainly in the directory business, with thousands of listings of kids' products, services, activities and programs, we thought you might appreciate a little extra value too! There are $3000-4000 dollars of money-saving coupons at the back of each book and using just one will cover the cost of your book. They are all good until the end of 2010, so use them and save! • What are the boxed listings? Are those the ones you recommend? We do not endorse any company listed - the boxed ones are companies that have chosen to pay a little extra to provide extra information or highlight their listings. You should thoroughly research and ask for references from any company you choose to use - and we always appreciate when you tell the companies where you found them. • I have last year's book - do I really need this year's too? New companies pop up every day, and others, for a variety of reasons, close their doors. This year, we have over 435 listings that were not in last year's book. That's why when people ask us if they should buy a new book every year, we tell them DEFINITELY! Enjoy! And please feel free to ask us anything that we may have forgotten to address here. info@helpwevegotkids.com

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t is interesting how the “over-programming” debate goes on and on. Some years, the “pros” win it, arguing that kids will be well rounded, stay away from the tv, be social, be busy, get lots of opportunities to try new and different things, etc. Then, there are the “cons” who are moving back into the mainstream now. They believe that a little programming is a good thing, but with too much, kids get burned out. There is a new focus on 2 key words: playtime and downtime. That doesn't mean that they shouldn't do anything. It means that we should pick and choose just a few things every year in the hope that they find one they love. The goal is balance. Kids still welcome the opportunity to be creative, be intellectually challenged or just burn off excess energy. In addition, though, they value the time to play hide and seek, pick up basketball or even just sit and read. Check out the wonderful choices for your structured program time in this section.

You will find the following sub-categories in this section: Clubs, Dance, Drama & Performing Arts, Languages, Music, Specialty Programs, Yoga.
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• Clubs
Boys & Girls Club of East Scarborough
100 Galloway Rd, Scarborough • 416-281-0262 • Programs for children and youth birth to 18 yrs.

Girl Guides Of Canada - Ontario Council
Provincial Office: 14 Birch Ave, Toronto • 416-920-6666 • Join the FUN! For girls ages 5-17.

Scouts Canada
265 Yorkland Blvd. 2nd Fl., North York • 1-888-SCOUTS-NOW • www.scouts.ca Scouts Canada, the country’s leading youth organization, offers seven fun and challenging programs for boys, girls and youth in thousands of individual groups across Canada as well as volunteer opportunities for adults. • Ages: 5-26 years of age.

St Albans Boys & Girls Club
843 Palmerston Ave, Toronto • 416-534-8461 • Recreational programming for children and youth.

• Dance
Academy Of Spanish Dance
401 Richmond St W, Ste B104, Toronto • 416-595-5753 • Flamenco, Spanish classical and regional dances of Spain. • Ages: 6-15.

Aurora Live Inc. Dance Studios
392 Queen Street E., Toronto • 416-550-5784 • www.auroraliveinc.com Professional, encouraging, family oriented, non-competitive. Dance training ages 3+. Jazz, Ballet, Hip-Hop, Stretch & Strength & more. Year End Showcase, Birthday Parties & more!

Ballroom & Latin Dance Lessons - Dance Art Studio
10 East Wilmot St Unit 22, Richmond Hill • 416-878-4443 • Ballroom, latin, salsa dance lessons, dance costumes.
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Bavia Arts

898b St Clair Ave W, Toronto • 416-658-8980 • Brazilian Dance Capoeira and other programming for all ages. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

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Body Language Academy of Dance
2323 Bloor St W., Unit 7, Toronto • 416-763-1100 • Music and dance classes for kids of all ages.

BRAVO: The Centre for DANCE
47 Michael Drive, Richmond Hill • 905-770-0717 • Quality dance education. Ballet, Modern, Hip Hop.

Canada’s National Ballet School
400 Jarvis St, Toronto • 416-964-3780 • www.nbs-enb.ca The Associates Program: boys and girls aged 5 to 17-years. After-school and weekend dance classes: September-June.

Center of Multicultural Dance
50 Allness St, Unit B, Toronto • 416-400-8148 • www.dancerevival.net Tango, Flamenco, Bellydance, Salsa, Ballroom, Jazz, Hip-hop, Acro, Juggling, Ballet, Breakdance, Yoga etc. All skill levels, Ages 3- 99, Private & Group lessons, Wedding dance, B-day parties, Salsa nights, Yearround camps, Art & Music classes. See website.

Clarke Academy of Dance
3105 Unity Drive, Unit 11, Mississauga • 905-828-8747 • Ballet, Jazz, Tap. No competitions. Optional examinations.

Conservatory of Dance and Music
5915 Leslie St, Pickle Barrel Plaza, Toronto • 416-497-1793 • www.cdmdance.com Comprehensive Royal Academy of Dance Ballet program by dual examiner, Cynthia Fisher. Recreational and competitive programs for kids, teens & adults: RAD BALLET, CONTEMPORARY, JAZZ, LYRICAL, TAP, HIP HOP AND ACRO. Kids summer arts program. Discounts for siblings and boys.
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Dance Place, The

2 locations: Etobicoke & North York • 416-633-2726 • www.danceplace.ca Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Acro, Creative & Modern and Music Theatre. Annual Showcase. Competition Program. Conditioning. Great Summer Dance Camp. Beginners to advanced. Examinations. Parking. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 3+.

Dance Zone, The
8520 Jane St Unit 3, Concord • 905-761-7887 • Celebrating 11 years of excellence in dance.
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Groove School of Dance

491 Eglinton Ave West - Avenue Rd/Eglinton & Bayview/Lawrence at Toronto French School • 416-919-2914 www.grooveschoolofdance.com Come explore your creativity & build self confidence through dance. Ballet, Jazz, Cheerleading, Tap, Hip Hop, Break-dancing & Acro. Classes for mom/babies. Toddlers to Adults. Birthday parties. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Joy of Dance Studio
95 Danforth Ave, Suite 302, Toronto • 416-406-3262 • www.joyofdance.ca Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballet, Latin, Ballroom, Salsa, & more! Ages 3 – 93, group or private lessons – we focus on the joy of dancing. Highly trained staff available 7 days a week. Located at Broadview and Danforth – good parking and on the subway line.

Legacy of Dance Academy - 18th season
3530 Pharmacy Ave. #2, Toronto • 416-492-4491 • www.legacyofdance.com Ballet, Pointe (Russian Vaganova method), Jazz, Hiphop. Certified instructors. Non competitive, friendly. Bordering Scarborough, North York, Markham. Camp & Birthday parties available. • Ages: 2.5+.

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Main Street Dance
77 Main Street, Unionville • 905-943-9009 • Ages 2 1/2+, teens, adults, classes, camps and shows.

Maple Academy of Dance Inc.
255 Bass Pro Mills Drive Unit #504, Vaughan • 905-660-6800 • www.mapleacademyofdance.com “Experience The Excitement of Dance!" Recreational and Award Winning Dance Programs in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Acrobatics, Hip Hop and Musical Theatre. Summer Camps and Adult Classes. New state of the art location in The Village at Vaughan Mills! • Ages: 3+.
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Martha Hicks School of Ballet

2384 Yonge Street, 2nd Fl, Toronto • 416-484-4731 • www.mhsb.ca Classes in creative movement, ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, modern and musical theatre. Fabulous year end recital. Great summer camp. Daytime classes for pre-school and kindergarten children. 6 locations in North Toronto. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 3+.

McCloskey Irish Dance
74 39th Street, Etobicoke • 416-889-6527 • Irish dance classes for boys and girls ages 4+.

McGrath Highland Dancers
2506 Linwood Street, Pickering • 905-831-9676 • Scottish highland dance lessons - ages 3 and up.

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Mississauga Ballet Association
Living Arts Centre - 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga • 416-410-9947 • www.mississaugaballet.com A not-for-profit, recreational ballet program. Classes are held at the Living Arts Centre (4141 Living Arts Dr.) • Ages: 3-18 years.

Pegasus Children’s Dance Studios
Danforth & Coxwell Ave, Toronto • 416-469-2799 • www.pegasusdance.com RAD Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Modern, Musical Theatre & Yoga 4 Kids. Pilates and adult programs. Kindermusik. Childhood Expressions preschool program combining music, dance and art. Summer Creative Arts Camps. Boys only classes. In operation since 1986. • Ages: 2.5+.

Pulse Dance Works
158 Anderson Avenue, Unit 6, Markham • 416-899-9916 • Top Quality Instruction With A Personable Touch!
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Rhythm Dance Studio

6A Tippet Road, Toronto • 416-560-4445 • www.rhythmdance.ca Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Acro, Hip-Hop, Musical Theatre, boys and girls break dancing, Mommy & Me. Ages 2 and up. Adult fitness. Top class instruction from qualified experienced teachers. Look for our ad in the Parent/Tot & Drop Off Programs section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Royal Academy Of Dance
1200 Sheppard Ave E, Ste 500, Toronto • 416-489-2813 • www.radcanada.org Contact us for a Royal Academy of Dance teacher in your area, or visit us at www.radcanada.org.

S.P.A.C.E. – The School of Performing Arts for the Community of East York
1324 Danforth Avenue, Toronto • 416-850–1677 • Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Musical Theatre.

Salsa Tots
416-919-4851 • Latin Groove for Kids on the Move!

School of Canadian Children's Dance Theatre
509 Parliament St, Toronto • 416-924-5657 • Creative dance, RAD ballet, tap, jazz, & hip hop.

School Of Toronto Dance Theatre, The
80 Winchester St, Toronto • 416-967-6887 • www.schooloftdt.org Creative movement classes. Children explore rhythm, patterns, and imagination. Saturdays. September May. Ages 3-15. Pre-Professional summer school intensive for 16+. info@schooloftdt.org.
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Newnham Campus, 1750 Finch Ave E, North York • 416-491-5050 x2292 • www.senecac.on.ca/home/kidstuff/comrec Excellent instruction by certified dance instructors in ballet, jazz, tap, modern and hip-hop for children. Latin/salsa, ballet, jazz, hip-hop, ballroom and dance orientale for adults too! Fun and fitness for all. Look for our ad in the Camp section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 3+.

Star Dance Academy
4637 Kingston Rd, Unit 6, Scarborough • 416-283-2572 • Offering: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Swimming lessons.

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Swansea School of Dance
356 Windermere Ave., Toronto • 416-767-2842 • www.swanseaschoolofdance.com Swansea School of Dance offers Tap, Jazz/Hip Hop, Modern Contemporary Dance, Creative movement, Classical Ballet and a full Preschool dance program. • Ages 2 yr - Adult.

Tandem Studios
3300 Yonge Street, 4th floor, Toronto • 647-348-4953 • www.tandemstudiostoronto.com Tandem Studio’s extensive dance program offers musical theatre, jazz, tap, ballet, hiphop etc for kids 2.5yrs + and a wide range of fitness classes are held in ‘tandem’ for parents, because your family time is valuable!

Tha Spot Dance Centre
1090A Bloor St W, Toronto • 416-516-3041 • All forms of dance for all ages. • Ages: 4-18.
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Toronto Dance Vibe

179 Bartley Drive, Toronto • 416-385-9481 • www.dancevibes.com Dance classes in Highland, Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Musical Theatre, Lyrical & Acro. Competitive and recreational programs and exam classes. Birthday Parties and Summer camps too! Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 3+.

Turning Pointe Academy of Dance Ltd
105 Vanderhoof Ave, unit 1, Toronto • 416-696-7466 • Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Acro, Hip Hop and Musical Theatre. • Ages: 3+.

Vivace Studio
291A Jane St., Toronto • 416-762-9100 • Creative Dance, Hip Hop for Kids and Hip Hop for Teens. We also do Birthday Parties.

York School of Dance
100 Old Orchard Grove and 25 Wanless Ave. • 416-910-3544 • www.yorkschoolofdance.com Plie, pirouette, pas de bouree...Dance Readiness, Ballet, Jazz and Hip Hop. Ages 2-12 yrs. Two fabulous recitals. Bright studios. Lots of fun.

Zahra’s School of Bellydance
570 Westney Road South Unit 23A, Ajax • 905-426-5265 • Specializing in everything belly dance: belly dance classes, costumes, jewelry and music.

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• Drama & Performing Arts
ACTING OUT Kids' Theatre Group
416-686-1943 • actingoutkids@hotmail.com Drama Classes for kids ages 3 - 11. Kids will discover and/or nurture their artistic side and creativity. Kids will do fun crafts, make up stories, yoga and wear cool costumes.

Actors On Camera
Central Toronto • 416-694-9994 • Acting and auditioning for film, television and voice. • Ages: 6-17.
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Avenue Road Arts School

460 Avenue Rd, Toronto • 416-961-1502 • www.avenueroadartsschool.com High quality and innovative programming in the visual and performing arts - all in a warm and supportive environment. Drama, musical theatre and acting for film and TV offered Monday-Saturday. Advanced programs by audition only. Small class sizes, highly qualified artist/instructors. Look for our ad in the Art section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 9mos-adult • Mon-Thu: 8:30-8, Fri: 8:30-6:30, Sat: 8:30-5:30.

Bad Dog Theatre Company
138 Danforth Avenue, Toronto • 416-491-3115 • www.baddogtheatre.com *Youth Improv Series* participants learn the fundamentals of storytelling, create characters on stage, and perform their new-found skills for family and friends. Classes for youth aged 5 - 18 incorporate strong teamwork and an individualized learning structure.

Bonnie’s School of Speech and Drama
416-489-4236 • Fun and interactive group lessons include poetry speaking, reading aloud, public speaking (impromptu and prepared talks), characterization (performing parts from plays), storytelling and improvisation. Small classes. Sept - June. • Ages: 6+.

Bookclub-in-a-Box
875 Eglinton Avenue West Suite 210, Toronto • 416-784-9436 • www.bookclubinabox.com Bookclub-in-a-Box offers drama and art classes, with complementary parent programs for adult companions!

Brenda Carol Vocal Lessons: In-Home/Studio Service
416-467-7959 • Professional vocal, audition and musical theatre training/coaching.
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Children’s Arts Theatre School

5 Locations across the GTA • 905-823-5151 • www.catsdrama.com Our mission is to provide young adults with the opportunity to experience the transformational magic of live theatre! Trust-forming theatre games, improvisation & full-scale theatrical productions. Actors develop their skills in a fun space. Voted # 1 theatre school in Toronto. New! C.A.T.S. Mainstage Co. (By audition only). Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 3-18 years.

Children’s Television Studios
1498 Yonge St, Toronto • 416-922-2564 • Kids create, produce & perform in their own TV commercials.

Drama Mamas, The
515 St. Germain Avenue, Toronto • 416-256-1308 • Creative drama, storytelling, role playing, movement, music and crafts. • Ages: 18 mos+.

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DramaWay
416-614-1078 x2 • Offers structured sessions and workshops focused on creative expression.

Filmberries Kids Club
416-422-4996 • www.filmberries.com Filmmaking for kids. Drama for film. Programs at your school & Toronto Public Library. Real film crew for real kids! Ages: 6+.

Great Big Theatre Company
1-866-864-4282 • Theatre classes and summer camps across Ontario! • Ages: 6-14.

Just Imagine!! Sharon Stern
416-347-0234 • Just Imagine is a creative drama, games, story-telling and role playing program, designed to develop imagination, sensitivity, confidence, co-operation, emotional growth and self awareness. After school classes for kids aged 4-12 on location, homes or schools. • Ages: JK - Gr. 8.

Kids on Broadway
416-237-9738 • www.kidsonbroadway.net Intensive musical theatre performing program for ages 9-15. Auditions held June - August. Annual show at the end of May. Central Etobicoke.

Lori Pearlstein - Playworks
416-648-9055 • www.lorip.ca Drama & improv classes - Bullying Prevention Through Play and Girls Club programs to promote selfesteem. Dress up Birthday Parties and Camps as well!

Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People Drama School
165 Front St E + 2 other locations!, Toronto • 416-862-2222 • www.lktyp.ca Year-round classes help young people age 4-18 develop self-confidence and creativity while exploring drama, improv, film-making and more!

Meadesmith School of Music and Drama
905-850-2770 • www.meadesmith.com Create and perform a musical with us in the style of "Glee"! Over 10 years experience. Programs for children ages 6- 15. Summer camp too!

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Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts
736 Bathurst St, Toronto • 416-924-2243 x240 • Dance and Musical Theatre Program - After School and Summer Camps. • Ages: 3+.

Rock the House Children’s Drama Studio Inc.
6A Tippet Road, Downsview • 416-732-5108 • RockTheHouseDrama@rogers.com Drama, improvisation, voice and acting for film and tv classes. We create a fun and supportive environment where self expression becomes both effortless and exhilarating. • Ages: 6 - 14.

Shakespearience Performing Arts
10 Muirhead Road, Suite 1410, Toronto • 416-502-1209 • www.shakespearience.ca An after-hours school program that involves a 3 month, twice weekly rehearsal process, culminating in a presentation of scenes from Shakespeare's plays.

Star Potential Studios
100-866 The Queensway, Toronto • 416-354-2479 • www.starpotentialstudios.com Star Potential Studios offers fun and comprehensive courses in professional performing arts training for ages four to adult. Sign up now for Musical Theatre, Acting, Voice, Comedy Improv and more. Summer and March Break Camps too!

Studio 51-Drama and Public Speaking Classes
416-419-3635 • Kids use drama to gain self-confidence and public speaking proficiency.

The Theatre Centre
1087 Queen Street West, Toronto • 416-538-0988 • Committed to developing + presenting innovative live performance.

Theatre Ontario
215 Spadina Ave, Ste 210, Toronto • 416-408-4556 • Resource centre for getting started in the theatre world.

Toronto Youth Music Theatre Company
416-986-0281 • Outstanding musical theatre training program, ages 11+.

Yonge Street Players Theatre School (since 1987)
Yonge & 401, Toronto • 416-823-5343 • www.yongestreetplayers.com We are Toronto's premier training ground for young children and teens. Founded in 1987, the school emphasizes risk-taking, improvisation, creative drama, character creation and performance skills as its fundamentals. YSP won the YTV AWARD FOR COMEDY, given to them by Jim Carrey!
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Zodiac

Convenient central Toronto locations • 416-789-1989 • www.zodiaccamp.on.ca Exposure to drama, dance and music through participation in a mini Broadway-style show in a supportive, fun and stimulating environment. Look for our ad in the Camp section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 7 to 12 years (Grades 2 through 6).

• Languages
Ahavat Yisrael Hebrew School
416-781-8088 • www.ahavatyisraelhebrewschool.com Finally, a Hebrew School you don’t have to drag your child to! Hebrew Language, reading & writing, Jewish customs & holidays. Exciting holiday events - Chanukah performance, Purim Carnival, Mock Passover Seder and Tzedakah projects. Innovative Bar/Bat Mitzvah programs. Sundays only. • Other Locations: Thornhill, Thornhill Woods, Bayview/York Mills & Bathurst/Lawrence. • Ages: 5-13. • Sun: 10am-12:30pm.

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Converse Centre for Second Languages
2177 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga • 905-826-3334 • Leverage a child’s capacity to learn second languages quickly.

French for Fun
Bayview & Eglinton • 416-480-1972 • French tutoring all levels. • Ages: 4+.

Ledbury Park Hebrew School
Beth Radom Congregation, 18 Reiner Rd, Toronto • 647-889-9511 • Every child loves attending and gains a love for Judaism.

Spanish Schoolhouse, The
180 Steeles Ave West, Unit 202, Thornhill • 905-771-1136 • Learn Spanish the fun way! Ages 0+.

Temmy Latner Hebrew School
446 Spadina Rd, Suite 206, Toronto • 416 483-0883 x50 • Exciting Hebrew School - Tuesdays in Forest Hill.

• Music
Allegro Academy of Music and Art
2900 Steeles Ave #217, Toronto • 905-881-2226 • Private and group classes in: Piano, Violin, Guitar & Kindermusik.

Allegro Music
2043 Avenue Rd, Toronto • 416-483-7203 • www.allegromusic.ca Private lessons on all instruments in an inspiring atmosphere. Professional skilled instructors make learning fun. Flexible Instrument Rental Plan. Since 1963! • Ages: 5+.

Art of Guzheng Music
416-505-7989 • We offer private and group Guzheng Chinese Harp/Zither lessons for all ages.
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Bavia Arts

898b St Clair Ave W, Toronto • 416-658-8980 • www.baviaarts.com Brazilian Drumming classes, camps and parties for all ages. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

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Beach Music Arts Ltd
1928 Queen St E 2nd Fl, Toronto • 416-698-3449 • Private music lessons for young and older children. • Ages: 4+.

Beaches Conservatory of Music
1224 Kingston Rd., Toronto • 416 694 4792 • All ages, styles, levels, instruments... affordable.

Brenda Carol Vocal Lessons: In-Home/Studio Service
416-467-7959 • www.brendacarol.com Professional vocal instruction since 1994. Private vocal instruction, audition, musical theater and drama preparation from a professional recording and performing artist. All styles: Pop, Jazz & Blues, Rock, Country, Musical Theater.... Microphone technique training. Ear training, sight singing/reading. All private lessons. From Beginner to Advanced. • Ages: 5+.

Center of Multicultural Dance
50 Allness St, Unit B, Toronto • (647) 296-6403 • Guitar, Piano, Drums, Vocal. All skill levels.

Classical Music Conservatory
314 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto • 416-537-5995 • Music lessons & classes for all ages.

Creative Vocalization Studio
416-782-7944 • Private singing lessons. Unique approach. ALL AGES.

Dancing With Carolyn!
Trinity St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor Street West, Toronto • 416-806-3311 • www.dancingwithcarolyn.ca Energetic, creative movement classes for parents and preschoolers. Now offering rhythm & movement, ballet & jazz/hip hop. Offered in studio or in your home. • Ages: 2-5 yrs.

Dave Snider Music Centre/Music School
3225 Yonge St, Toronto • 416-483-5825 • Music books, sheet music, accessories, instruments and lessons.

Diana Drew Singing Studio
905-513-1986 • University-qualified teacher. Ages 6+. Varied repertoire.

Drummer’s Choice
71 West Dr, Unit 41, Brampton • 905-455-2087 • Lessons on-site, sales, service and repair.

Eli Kassner Guitar Academy
9 Gibson Ave, Toronto • 416-922-8002 • World-famous guitar academy. Classical, jazz, rock, blues, folk, etc. • Ages: 4+.

Etobicoke Suzuki Music
416-239-4637 • www.essm.ca An alternative approach to music education based on the philosophy of Dr. Shinichi Suzuki that every child has the ability to learn. Ages 3-up. Violin and Cello. Private and Group classes. Concerts and Workshops.

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Gardner Piano, Guitar & Vocal Lessons: In-Home /Studio Service
416-467-7959 • www.brendacarol.com Professional piano, guitar and vocal instruction since 1977. Customized curriculum or RCMT exam preparation available. Classical, Rock, Pop, Jazz & Blues. The emphasis is always on enjoyment & proper skill development. All private lessons. • Ages: 5+.

Kingsway Conservatory of Music & Dramatic Arts
2848 Bloor St. W, Toronto • 416-234-0121 • www.kingswayconservatory.ca Professional Instruction - Inspired Learning! Private lessons: Piano/Voice/Guitar/Strings/Winds/Brass, Music for You & Your Baby (0-3 yrs) - Eurhythmics/Kodály/Orff (3-10 yrs) - Suzuki Violin (from 4 yrs) Kingsway Children’s Choir with Drum Circle - Musical Theatre - Chamber Ensembles - Electronic Music – Theory – Drama - Performance Opportunities.

Koffler Centre of the Arts
4588 Bathurst St, North York • 416-636-1880 x4269 • www.kofflerarts.org Learn to play piano, violin, guitar, flute, clarinet, cello, drums or chamber music. Give your child the opportunity to learn musical skills and make any instrument a vehicle for self-expression, creativity and enjoyment! Register now for private/Suzuki lessons. Ages: 4+. • Other Locations: 34 Doncaster Ave, Thornhill 905-886-0455.

“Little Voices, Dancing Feet” with Jodie Friesen
416-461-9989 • www.littlevoices.ca Drama, Music & Movement. 4 Beaches locations. Qualified teacher (Orff, Kodaly & Dalcroze). Interactive, Educational and FUN imagination safaris! Summer Camps. • Ages: JK/SK, Gr. 1-3.

Long & McQuade Musical Instruments
905-837-9785 • www.long-mcquade.com Sales, rentals, repairs, financing. Lessons for all ages, levels & styles. www.long-mcquade.com for locations, promotions, online shopping. 100% guaranteed satisfaction. Look for our ad at the front of the coupon section.

Meadesmith School of Music and Drama
905-850-2770 • Piano, Vocal and Guitar lessons.

Merriam School of Music
2359 Bristol Circle, Oakville • 905-829-2020 • Music instruction; Group, private and ensemble formats. • Ages: 4-17yrs.

Mikki Leung - Violin & Theory Instructor (Etobicoke)
647-878-1637 • Instruction in all levels. RCM Exam preparation.

Music Studio, The
6 Burnhamthorpe Rd, Toronto • 416-234-9268 • Professional, instrumental, vocal & ensemble instruction. • Ages: 4+.

Musica Music School
88 Laird Drive, Toronto • 416-696-0905 • www.musicamusicschool.com The music school with a difference! Private AND Group Lessons in Piano, Voice, Guitar and drum seven days a week. Also the Leaside home of Music for Young Children® and Music Pups® for parent/child Early Childhood programs. Street Parking. • Ages: 6 mths+.

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Musical Moments with Sophie Bell
Central Toronto • 416-484-7798 • Music and Movement classes for children.

Natalie Kessler - Private Piano Lessons
416-630-2779 • Private Piano Teacher,Professional Symphony Musician,Teaches children and adults, Recipient of two Canada Council Grants, Scholarship winner to Eastman School of Music and Royal Conservatory of Music. Accepting students for registration.

North Toronto Institute of Music
550 Eglinton Ave E, Toronto • 416-488-2588 • www.ntimusic.com High quality music instruction in most instruments, voice, theory and in jazz programs. Exciting faculty and student concerts. 16 years of quality instruction.

North York Suzuki School of Music
15 Lesmill Rd, Unit 6, North York • 416-222-5315 • www.northyork-suzuki.com Thriving Suzuki school offers lessons in violin, piano, viola and cello. Experience the joy of learning to play an instrument! Highly trained, certified teachers. Friendly atmosphere for learning and loving music. Ask about our parent-toddler programs. • Ages: 4+.

Pat Doherty, Guitar Instructor
416-463-9126 • Guitar lessons, age 4 to adult.

Sing Music Studio
Mississauga & surrounding • 416-388-8787 • Kindermusik (0-7 yrs) and voice/piano lessons (4+).

Stay at Home Music
647-271-3629 • www.stayathomemusic.ca A music school that offers private in-home lessons for guitar, piano, keyboards, vocal, bass guitar and drums for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level students. Experienced teachers. Excellent references. Very flexible make up lesson and cancellation policy.

Toronto Children’s Chorus
26 Delisle Avenue, Toronto • 416-932-8666 • World leading choral ensemble for children.

Toronto East Youth Band
19 Manderley Drive, Scarborough • 416-693-8778 • Age 10-14 concert band, Tuesday rehearsals.

Toronto Flute School
416-782-5091 • Toronto's largest flute school provides an environment where students can excel. Ages 4+. • Other Locations: Mount Pleasant & St Clair.

Toronto School for Strings
85 Collier Street, Toronto • 416-968-0303 • www.torontoschoolforstrings.com Violin, viola, cello, bass, piano, guitar, theory, jazz. Suzuki program, orchestras and ensembles. RCM exam preparation. Warm, welcoming environment with highy-qualified teachers. All ages and levels welcome! Convenient downtown location with parking nearby.

Unsure Productions
416-937-8082 • www.myspace.com/thematthewkeys Matthew Keys prides his music in being educational as well as entertaining. Enjoyed by children and adults everywhere he has performed, Matthew’s music has been described as very danceable for toddlers. New release September 2010.

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West End Music Academy
156 Eileen Ave., Toronto • 416-760-8161 • Drums, piano, voice and theory. Energetic, encouraging approach to all musical styles. Well-equipped studio. Let experience be the best teacher.

Wondermusic School
10815 Bathurst St, Richmond Hill • 905-508-0784 • Teaching music to children & adults. Instrument rental & book sales.

Yamaha Music Schools
5075 Yonge St, 10th Fl, Toronto • 416-224-5590 • www.yamaha.ca Offering quality music programs throughout the week. World renowned music courses for children of all ages. A unique, creative approach to teaching music and inspiring creativity. • Other Locations: Mississauga, Etobicoke & Markham locations. • Ages: 2+. • Mon-Fri: noon-9pm, Sat-Sun: 9-5.

• Specialty Programs
After-School Youth Program, Little Embers, Akwe:go & Wasa Nabin
439 Dundas St. East, Toronto • 416-360-4350 x222 • www.councilfire.ca After-School and Lunch time program during the week. Counseling. Food Bank. Clothing Bank. Student Placements. Literacy, Culture and Youth programs. Providing urban Aboriginal children (ages 7-18) with the support, tools and healthy activities which will build & foster their inherent ability to make healthy choices.
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Avenue Road Arts School

460 Avenue Rd, Toronto • 416-961-1502 • www.avenueroadartsschool.com High quality and innovative programming in the visual and performing arts - all in a warm and supportive environment. Drawing, painting, pottery, architecture, drama and musical theatre, offered after school and on weekends. Small class sizes, highly qualified artist/instructors. Look for our ad in the Art section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 9mos-adult. • Mon-Thu: 8:30-8, Fri: 8:30-6:30, Sat: 8:30-5:30.

Behaviour Matters
416-270-6610 • www.behaviourmatters.ca After school program to increase children’s self esteem and circle of friends. Building and improving peer relationships, teaching appropriate social skills, problem solving and anger management. For children aged 5-14.

Chef Upstairs, The
516 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto • 416-544 -9221 • www.thechefupstairs.com Teaching kids about cooking involves educational and social skills. Most importantly, kids get hands-on experience and gain knowledge on where their food comes from. Book your mess-free cooking party and watch your kids have fun!
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DesignHer Co.

647-501-4758 • www.designherco.com Whatever your age, DesignHer Co. workshops will give you all the tools you need to create useful goodies you’ll treasure forever. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Etiquette Ladies, The
1-866-696-1666 • Flexible & age appropriate programs presented by Canada’s etiquette experts.

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Impeccable Image International - etiquette classes for kids
Classes across the GTA • 905-927-7727 • www.impeccableimage.com AWARD WINNING Etiquette Series for children, offer Dining Etiquette classes. Learning basic, manner friendly tips in a FUN, EDUCATIONAL environment... • Ages: 3+.
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Mad Science

1170 Sheppard Ave W, Unit 14, Toronto • 416-630-5282 • www.madscience.org/toronto After school and lunch time programs. Lasers, rocketry, slime, chemical magic and tons more! Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 5-12.
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MC Tennis Academy

416-821-5555 • Have fun and learn Tennis at the same time. Programs for all ages. Call for different locations in the GTA. Taught by Certified Tennis Pros. Look for our ad in the Sports & Camps section. See coupon for valuable savings.

My Artlab
66 Lewis St, Toronto • 416-778-9067 • Create, explore, experiment and learn about art and science.

Real Programming 4 Kids
416-469-9676 • www.realprogramming.com Summer, March break & Weekly Game Programming classes in Toronto, Oakville, Richmond Hill, Kitchener, London & Ottawa. FREE assessment class. Look for our ad in this section.

Royal Ontario Museum Saturday Morning Club
100 Queen’s Park (Bloor St at Avenue Rd), Toronto • 416-586-5797 • www.rom.on.ca Enjoy eight Saturdays of fun-filled educational adventures in the ROM's fascinating galleries and learning labs. Fall, winter and spring sessions each feature a wide variety of exciting themes. Perfect for the curious and creative child! • Ages: 5-14. • Sat: 9am-noon.

Sew Be It Girl
282 Eglinton Ave West, Toronto • 647 347 6353 • www.sewbeitgirl.com TWEENS: Beginner Sewing, Fashion Creation levels 1, 2, 3. TEENS: Fashion sewing and design classes. All classes are held at our fully equipped studio to inspire our young fashionistas. For dates and more info visit us at www.sewbeitgirl.com Look for our ad in the Art: Activities, Lessons & Supplies section.

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Studio 7 - Sewing Classes and Fashion Design Classes
1977 Avenue Rd, Toronto • 416-480-2902 • Kids and teens have a blast in the studio creating and sewing their own clothes. Kids fashions shows and fundraisers! • Other Locations: Richmond Hill.

Studio P.A.V.A.S.
#1 - 2301 Royal Windsor Drive, Mississauga • 905-403-9435 • www.studiopavas.com • Dance, Drama, Art, Music, small class sizes, year round instruction, March break and summer day camps ages 3 to adult.

Super Science
905-479-4459 • www.supersciencetoronto.com Quality after school and lunch time programs. Hair raising demonstrations, chemical reactions, potions, and oozing slime are just the beginning. Ages 5-12.

The Haute Couture School of Fashion, Arts & Design
268 Woodbridge Avenue Suite #105, Woodbridge • 905-264-9341 • Specializing in fashion art, sewing & pattern making.

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Groove Creative Arts Center

491 Eglinton Ave West - Avenue Rd/Eglinton • 416-919-2914 • www.grooveschoolofdance.com Dance, Music, Karate, Whimz, Yoga, Zumba, Cheerleading, and so much more. Check out our new exciting march break & summer camps. Look for our ad in the After School Activities category. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 2+.

Movement from Within
905-770-5611 • Yoga for kids to move your body, calm your mind & tickle your soul.

The Centre For Art & Soul
12 Laxton Ave. (Main Floor), Toronto • 416-565-3712 • www.centreforartandsoul.com Eco-friendly classes focusing on arts and health -- offering visual art, drama, music theatre and yoga. Preschool to Grade 8.

Yoga 4 Kids
sherry@yoga4kids.org • 416-532-5988 • www.yoga4kids.org Yoga 4 Kids is specifically developed to teach yoga and meditation to children of all ages and abilities. Yoga 4 Kids offers private Yoga Therapy to children with special needs. Workshops for adults on how to teach yoga to kids.

Yoga Interlude for Kids
416-787-7877 • Empowering children to be emotionally resourceful, calm and confident. • Ages: 6+.

Yoga Sanctuary, The
95 Danforth Avenue Suite 301, Toronto • 416-461-6161 • www.theyogasanctuary.net Children to teens, are encouraged in a non-competitive, fun environment to build self-confidence and body awareness! Moms can enjoy prenatal and Mom & Baby classes. Kids Yoga Teacher Training and Pre/Post-Natal Teacher Training also available.

YogaBuds: Yoga for Kids, since 1997
416-785-7888 • www.yogabuds.com Yoga classes and YogaArt workshops for children (5+) & teens or parent & child together (4+). Pioneer of Kids Yoga in Canada.
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aser tag, bowling, mini golf…We love when they tell us they want to do these things (its embarrassing to admit we'd do them even without them - they're fun!). When you call to reserve, don't forget to ask if there is a minimum age - some of the laser tag and paintball type places have one. If your little one doesn't meet the minimum, consider visiting an indoor playground. Playgrounds are a wonderful place for kids to learn to play by themselves while parents watch from a distance. Some have parent-tot programs or even fitness classes and others offer babysitting. Additional listings for indoor playgrounds can be found in the Birthday Parties section. Some playgrounds are closed for weekend birthday parties so call for the hours at each location.

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• Amusement Centres
Centennial Park Mini-Indy
575 Centennial Park Blvd, Etobicoke • 416-620-6669 • Go-carts, racing, arrive and drive.

Chuck E Cheese
2452 Sheppard Ave E, Willowdale • 416-497-8855 • Where a kid can be a kid! • Other Locations: 4141 Dixie Rd, Mississauga 905-602-4090.

Cummer Skateboard Park - Toronto’s First
6000 Leslie St, Toronto • 416-395-7803 • Jumps, ramps, half-pipe, etc. Built for skateboarding. Public, free, unsupervised.
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Fantasy Fair

500 Rexdale Blvd, Etobicoke • 416-674-5437 • www.fantasyfair.ca Ontario's largest indoor amusement park located inside Woodbine Centre. Nine full-sized rides, including bumper cars, rollercoaster, train, 3-level play village, arcade & more. Closed Tuesdays in Spring & Fall. Look for our ad in this section. See the coupon section for valuable savings. • Mon-Thu: 12-7 , Fri-Sun: 11-7.

Laser Quest
Laser Quest is the hottest live action laser tag game in town. You don’t just play the game - you’re in it! Brampton 905-456-9999, Richmond Hill 905-883-6000, Mississauga 905-272-8000 and Toronto East 416-2851333. • Ages: 7+.

Pickering Playing Fields
1610 Bayly St, Pickering • 905 420 9090 • Mini-putt, driving range, batting cages, and beach volley ball.

Scooter’s Roller Palace
2105 Royal Windsor Dr, Mississauga • 905-823-4001 • www.scooters.on.ca Birthday parties, roller skating/roller blading facility featuring public skating, skate rentals, artistic skating, lessons. DJ music, refreshments, arcade, and private party bookings. Call for hours. Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties section. • Ages: 6-60.

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Timber Creek Miniature Golf & Fun Center
12772 9th Line, Stouffville • 905-642-5174 • www.timbercreekgolf.ca Fun-filled outdoor attraction for families. Two signature mini golf courses among waterfalls, rivers and even shipwrecks. A jumping castle, inflatable slide, gemstone mining area, games barn, batting cages, driving range and dairy bar make for a full day of fun. Birthday party packages available. • Ages: 3-65.

Wave Pool, The
5 Hopkins St, Richmond Hill • 905-508-WAVE (9283) • www.richmondhill.ca Open year round, The Wave Pool offers safe family fun! Enjoy a Wave Swim with 4 foot waves, a 160 foot twisting water slide, swirl pool and more. Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties section.

• Bowling
All Star Bowl
2791 Eglinton Ave E, Scarborough • 416-261-5011 • 10 pin bowling. Bumpers available.

Bathurst Bowlerama
2788 Bathurst St, Toronto • 416-782-1841 • Computerized 5 and 10 pin cosmic bowling. Fun for the whole family.

Centre Bowl
4300 Cawthra Rd, Mississauga • 905-306-0043 • Family fun. Special events. Birthdays. 5-pin bowling.

Classic Bowl
3055 Dundas St W, Mississauga • 905-607-2695 • Classic Bowl offers 60 10-pin lanes with computerized scoring. • Ages: 3+.

Danforth Bowl
1554 Danforth Ave, Toronto • 416-463-3000 • Family and group bowling. Call ahead to reserve your lane.

Lucky Strike Lanes
1 Bass Pro Mills, Vaughan • 905-760-9931 • Strike it up! Birthdays Lucky Strike style!

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National Youth Bowling Council
250 Shields Crt Unit 10A, Markham • 905-479-1560 • Step into the world of youth bowling. • Ages: 4+.

O’Connor Bowl
1401 O'Connor Dr, Toronto • 416-755-1231 • Birthday Parties, Bumpers Available, Glow Bowl & Leagues.

Playtime Bowl
33 Samor Rd, Toronto • 416-787-4533 • Bumper bowling. Cosmic bowling. Birthdays too.

Rouge Hill Bowling Centre
133 Island Rd, Scarborough • 416-282-5941 • 16 lanes - 5 pin bowling - bumpers available.

• Indoor Playgrounds
Balls of Fun Inc. - The Ultimate Ball Gym
3615 Laird Rd - Units 15-16, Mississauga • 905-828-4386 • Unique 7000 sq ft facility designed to promote physical activity & ball-skill development. • Ages: 6mos-8yrs.

Bizzy Bee Playcentre
Located in the BeachMall, 1971 Queen St. E, Ste 204, Toronto • 416-691-5111 • www.bizzybeeplaycentre.com BizzyBee Play Centre is a child-oriented, play and exploration facility for young children and their families. Nurturing and qualified staff provide a safe and enriching experience for ages 0-6. Child minding services for children who are 18 mos. and older.
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Bounce ‘N’ Play Indoor Playground - Woodbridge

71 Marycroft Ave, #20, Woodbridge • 905-850-7529 • Newly renovated. Jumping castles, rock climbing, separate toddler area and much more. Look for our ad in the Birthday Party Places section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Other Locations: 5875 Highway 7 Unit 7 Woodbridge 905-851-9599. • Ages: 1-10.

Jiggles & Giggles Indoor Playground and Party Centre
120 Carlauren Rd, Unit #1 (Weston Rd. & Hwy 7), Woodbridge • 905-264-8222 • www.jigglesandgiggles.ca Private birthday parties & daily drop-in play. Large air bouncers, climbing towers, slides, toddler area, private kitchen & more. Bright, clean, safe & uniquely designed. • Ages 10 and under.

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Walk-Ins & Drop offs are welcome Birthday Parties - Corporate Meetings Baby Showers

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Kids Time Family Fun Centre

3075 Ridgeway Drive, Unit 15, Mississauga • 905-820-2525 • www.kidstime.ca Indoor playground with mini golf, arcade, helicopter dragon slide and more! Have birthday parties in private or semi-private rooms for ages 0-12 yrs. Walk in, play and munch in our eatery. Have fun with your kids at Kidstime! Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Pippi's World Indoor Playground and Birthday Party Centre
1381 Lakeshore Rd E, Mississauga • 905-271-0642 • Play, parties, special events, daycare available. Open 7 days/wk. • Ages: 0-7.
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TimBUKtu Indoor PlayLand

321 Rexdale Blvd., Unit #1, Etobicoke • 416-745-4333 • www.timbuktuplayland.ca Age 0-7. Kid’s indoor playground NOW open weekly for Public Day Play. We provide a safe, clean and fun environment for all! Coffee and tea are always free! Check our website for hours of operation. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

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ome children have real artistic inclinations and others just want to get messy. Both are great reasons to pursue art activities. Art is all about expression and creativity, not proficiency. That being said, here you will find excellent art programs for those who are looking for proficiency in addition to self expression. This category includes places where your child can learn to draw or paint, and also where you can find the supplies to be creative. In addition, paint your own ceramics studios are a great place for parties and rainy days.

You will find the following sub-categories in this section: Art/Craft Classes, Craft Supplies, Paint Your Own Ceramics, Scrapbooking
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• Art/Craft Classes
Anna Art Academy
399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 12, Concord • 905-660-2218 • Enjoy high quality fine art creation in a relaxed atmosphere.

Art N Craft, The
7241 Bathurst Street Chabad Gate Plaza, Thornhill, Ont, L4J 3W1 • 905-882-5937 • Explore your creativity through a variety of arts programs: painting, tie dye, pastel work, multi-media crafts, costume making, masks & more!

Art Studio for Children
416-488-8434 • Fine Arts exploration including watercolour, acrylic, pastel.

Art with Rosanna
416-414-0917 • Explore your artistic skills and creativity in private/small group classes. Ages 5+.

Artbarn School
250 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto • 416-518-6108 • www.artbarnschool.com We offer art education to all ages. Classes include Mini MiniArt, MiniArt, MiniArt + Music, EcoArt, Painting, Cartooning, City Art (Gr.12 credit course) & Summer & March Artbreak. Check our website for programs. • Ages: 18 mos+.

ArteMbassy
28 Industrial St. Suite #219, Toronto • 647 298 4540 • Offering an inspiring series of courses for children.

Artistic Way
1003 Eglinton Ave. W, Toronto • 416-760-9027 • www.artisticway.ca Learn an exciting variety of artist’s tools, media, and techniques. Develop artistic skills and expand your imagination while a professional artist guides your explorations.
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Avenue Road Arts School

460 Avenue Rd, Toronto • 416-961-1502 • www.avenueroadartsschool.com High quality and innovative programming in the visual and performing arts - all in a warm and supportive environment. Drawing, painting, pottery, architecture, drama and musical theatre, offered after school and on weekends. Small class sizes, highly qualified artist/instructors. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 9mos-adult. • Mon-Thu: 8:30-8, Fri: 8:30-6:30, Sat: 8:30-5:30.

Fern Avenue Art
416-534-9562 • Ceramic and mixed-media art classes and camps.

Flip Art
905-799-3817 • Offering tutoring in drawing, sculpting and animation.

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Art: Activities, Lessons & Supplies
Garrison Creek Art Education Centre
416-531-5991 • Art and music classes and summer programs.

Koffler Centre of the Arts
4588 Bathurst Street, Toronto • 416-636-1880 x4269 • www.kofflerarts.org Young artists have an opportunity to discover art in a fun and inspiring environment. Explore endless possibilities of making art with clay, charcoal, acrylic paints and more! Register now for our wide range of classes. Ages: 5+.

Latcham Gallery
6240 Main Street, Stouffville • 905-640-8954 • Art programs for children and teens. • Ages: 5+.

LOLART Enjoy Education Inc.
50 Sheppard Ave. West Unit 101, Toronto • 416-250-8110 • Art class, Camp, Party. 4 locations. • Ages: 4+.

MESSY HANDS Art Bus & Studio
2501 Rutherford Rd, Unit 27, Bldg B, Vaughan • 905-303-MESS (6377) • www.messyhands.com Dive in & explore creativity! Small, intimate art classes on our ART BUS parked inside the Art Studio! Qualified, professional fine art instructors. Drawing, painting, sculpting & multimedia classes. Ages 2-12!

My Artlab
66 Lewis St, Toronto • 416-778-9067 • www.myartlab.ca Create, explore, experiment and learn about art and science. Understand principles of science through art while letting your imagination run wild.

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Phoenix Arts Group
33 Harbour Square, Toronto • 416-304-0647 • Private art lessons for adults and children.

Pottery, The
498 Runnymede Rd, Toronto • 416-690-9475 • Pottery camps and after school classes. • Ages: 5+.

Sew Be It Girl
282 Eglinton Ave West, Toronto • 647 347 6353 • www.sewbeitgirl.com Come discover your inner fashionista. Fab, fully equipped studio located in Central Toronto. Sewing classes and workshops for Tweens and Teens at sew be it girl. Class size is small and intimate. For dates and themes visit us at www.sewbeitgirl.com. Look for our ad in this section.

The Messy Monkey
254 Howland Avenue, Main Floor, Toronto • 416-532-9631 • www.themessymonkey.ca The Messy Monkey - where kids create and we clean up! Fun art programs for children ages 2-10.

Throwing A Fit Pottery Studio
360 Enford Rd Unit 2 (south side of the building), Richmond Hill • 416-817-9060 • www.throwingafit.com Come play with Clay! Pinch, coil, slab & through your way to beautiful creations, you’ll enjoy forever. Flextime & regular classes.

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Art: Activities, Lessons & Supplies
• Craft Supplies
Craft & Hobby Emporium
75 Dolomite Drive, Toronto • 416-665-0504 • We specialize in children’s arts and crafts supplies.

FABUCRAFT Beads
5731 Highway #7 Unit 15, Woodbridge • 905-266-0704 • Bead store. Bead classes. Thousands of Beads.

J & J Crafts
93 Green Lane, Thornhill • 905-707-7960 • Arts & crafts supplies at wholesale prices.

Midoco Art & Office Supplies
1964 Queen St East, Toronto • 416-691-5676 • A one-stop shop for creative expression since 1977. • Other Locations: 555 Bloor St West - 416 588 7718 • Ages: 18mos-13yrs.

• Paint Your Own Ceramics
All Fired Up Paintable Ceramics
8 & 10 Brentwood Rd N, Toronto • 416-233-5512 • Drop-ins, Birthday parties, Glass fusing and more! • Tue: 11-6, Wed: 11-9, Thu: 11-6, Fri: 11-9, Sat: 11-6, Sun: 12-5.

Artistic Way
1003 Eglinton Ave. W, Toronto • 416-760-9027 • www.artisticway.ca Learn an exciting variety of artist’s tools, media, and techniques. Develop artistic skills and expand your imagination while a professional artist guides your explorations.

Clay Room, the
279 Danforth Ave, Toronto • 416-466-8474 • www.theclayroom.ca Creative Clay/PYO/Birthday Parties. In store / take home. Bridal showers. Corporate parties. Baby prints. Walk In. Summer Clay & Craft Camps. Group Rates. Gift Certificates.
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Color Me Mine

5051 Highway 7, Unit 5, Markham • 905-477-0002 • www.markham.colormemine.ca Create your very own ceramic masterpiece. Over 400 different pieces to choose from and a rainbow of paint colors. We have programs for new moms, preschoolers and older kids. Walk-ins always welcome. No reservation required. Look for our ad in the Birthday Party Places section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

• Scrapbooking
Creative Memories Consultant - Kimberley Mitton
11 Armada Court, Toronto • 416 439-6965 • Organization help & supplies for completing traditional or digital scrapbooks.

Designs by Veronica
60 Lodgeway Drive, Maple • 416-702-3669 • Private & group classes. Custom created albums.

Sandylion Warehouse Outlet
400 Cochrane Drive, Markham • 905-475-6771 • We have a lot of scrapbooking supplies including stickers, albums, ribbons and papers.

Scrapbooks by Sindi
416-910-8505 • Unique all occasion albums, private workshops, parties.
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Attractions & Family Outings

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he GTA has world renowned museums and galleries and if you haven't visited lately, now is your chance to see the amazing renovations at the ROM, AGO and Gardiner museums, to name a few. Most have wonderful children's programming and some even have certain hours of the week when your children can visit for free. Toronto also has many exciting sports teams: the Blue Jays, the Raptors, the Maple Leafs, as well as professional lacrosse teams, minor league hockey, soccer... something for every taste in every season. We also have excellent and well maintained historical sites to show your children how life used to be. We even have several scenic or historical train rides through the Greater Toronto area countryside. For those of you who prefer outdoor fun, there are many seasonal activities including maple syrup festivals, zoos and farms. You will find the following sub-categories in this section: Attractions & Family Outings, Conservation Areas, Farms are Fun, Festivals, Fairs & Carnivals
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• Attractions & Family Outings

African Lion Safari
1386 Cooper Rd, Cambridge • 519-623-2620 or 800-461-WILD (9453) • Drive through wildlife park with 1,000 exotic animals.
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Air Combat Zone Inc

5170 Dixie Rd, Unit 101, Mississauga • 905-602-4775 • www.aircombatzone.com Air Combat Zone puts YOUR family behind the controls of high performance CF-18 jet combat flight simulators. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 10+.

Andrews Scenic Acres
9365 10 Sideroad, Milton • 905-878-5807 • Fruits, vegetables, PYO farm, farm market.

Bata Shoe Museum, The
327 Bloor St W, Toronto • 416-979-7799 • www.batashoemuseum.ca Family fun weekends where kids can do scavenger hunts, try on funky and extreme shoes and paint a clog. Free for kids under 5. • Mon: 10-5 , Tue-Wed: 10-5, Thu: 10-8, Fri-Sat: 10-5, Sun: 12-5.

Black Creek Pioneer Village
1000 Murray Ross Pkwy, Toronto • 416-736-1733 • www.blackcreek.ca Spend some fun quality time while exploring an 1800s country village. See farm animals, visit 19th century homes, and have fun learning about life in early Ontario.

Bowmanville Zoo
340 King St E, Bowmanville • 905-623-5655 • www.bowmanvillezoo.com Spectacular Animatheatre Shows - July and August. Exciting Animal Rides, Animal Encounters, Carnivore Feeding, Wildwood Cat Walk, Expedition Predator, Splash Pad, 42 Acre Parkland, Amazing Animal Stars & Much More! See website for more information. • Ages: 1-12.

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Attractions & Family Outings

Bunch
647-430-5599 • www.bunchfamily.ca Bunch is the world's coolest family lifestyle brand. Check out a Bunch event or sign up for the Bunchland e-zine and get new ideas on how to have fun with your smalls from families around the world.

Burd’s Family Fishing
13077 Hwy 48, Stouffville • 905-640-2928 • www.burdsfamilyfishing.com Best trout fishing in Ontario. Beautiful park-like setting on 6 acres. Stocked pond. Rod rentals. Bait included. No fishing license required. Great family excursion. Guaranteed to catch a trout!

Campbell House Museum
160 Queen Street West, Toronto • 416-597-0227 • A unique glimpse of life in York in 1822.

Canada’s Wonderland
Hwy 400 & Major Mackenzie Dr, 9580 Jane St, Vaughan • 905-832-7000 • Home to Canada’s most exhilarating collection of rides, roller coasters & water park fun.

Casa Loma
1 Austin Terrace, Toronto • 416-923-1171 • www.casaloma.org Toronto’s Majestic Castle has spectacular architecture, secret passages, an 800-ft tunnel to luxurious stables, towers and beautiful 5-acre estate gardens. Open daily.

Centreville Family Amusement Park
Toronto Island, Toronto • 416-203-0405 • www.centreisland.ca Centreville, located on over 14 acres of lush parkland just a short ferry ride from the Toronto harbour. With over 30 rides and attractions this family friendly amusement park filled with child size thrills.

City Sightseeing Toronto
416-410-0536 • www.citysightseeingtoronto.com A tour around Toronto in one of our open-top double-decker buses. On and off privileges galore. No kidding! Stop here, there, and everywhere. Fun for the whole family. Free boat tour included May-October 31st. 2 for 1 coupon.

CN Tower
301 Front St West, Toronto • 416-868-6937 • www.cntower.ca Award-winning entertainment destination and Toronto must-see with thrilling family fun for kids of all ages. Spectacular views, famous Glass Floor, world's #1 elevator ride, NEW high definition state of the art 3D theatre, ride and more.
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Colborne Lodge in High Park
Colborne Lodge Drive, High Park • 416-392-6916 • www.toronto.ca/museums Historic home of High Park founders the Howards. • Ages: 6-12.

Discover York Region!
1-888-448-0000 • Offering endless family activities, festivals and attractions!

Douglas Snow Aquatic Centre
5100 Yonge St, North York • 416-395-7585 • Excitement year round. Leisure swims with a Tarzan rope or a giant, 3-story, tubular slide. FREE!

Downey’s Farm Market and Winery
13682 Heart Lake Rd (N of Brampton), Caledon • 905-838-2990 • www.downeysfarm.com Birthday parties, school tours, u-pick strawberries and raspberries, Easterfest, Strawberryfest, corn maze, Pumpkinfest, farm animals, wagon rides May to December.

Downsview Park Family Programs & Events
35 Carl Hall Rd, Toronto • 416-952-2222 • www.downsviewpark.ca Discover Downsview Park’s year-round roster of seasonal, cultural and special events, educational programs, sports leagues, stewardship activities and amenities. Free family fun: Earth Day Festival, Canada Day, Movies Under the Stars, Fall fair. Public events calendar online. Look for our ad in this section.

Fish 4 Trout
Milton area, 20 min. from the Airport • 416-587-9739 • 3 acre pond stocked with more than 2,500 rainbow trout. No fishing license required. • Sat-Sun: 8 am - 2 pm.

Fort York National Historic Site
100 Garrison Rd, Toronto • 416-392-6907 • www.toronto.ca/museums Birthplace of urban Toronto, features original War of 1812 buildings. • Ages: 6-12.

Gibson House (1851)
5172 Yonge St, North York • 416-395-7432 • www.toronto.ca/museums Historic House depicts Toronto’s rural past.

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Attractions & Family Outings
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay W, Toronto • 416-973-4000 • www.harbourfrontcentre.com Kids love Harbourfront Centre! We offer experiential, inspiring and FREE children’s programming all-year round, including our fantastic HarbourKIDS weekends.

High Park Zoo
Deer Pen Rd (Bloor & High Park), Toronto • 416-392-1111 • See deer, yaks, llamas, peacocks and many more animals in our paddocks. Large, unique children’s play area too. Nature walks available all year round. FREE. Entrances at Bloor St. West (West of Keele St.) and High Park Blvd and Parkside Drive. Follow signs to Grenadier Cafe (parking available) then walk across the street to Deer Pen Rd. Zoo is located at the end of the road. Open 7:30 - dusk every day.

Hockey Hall of Fame
Brookfield Place, 30 Yonge St, Toronto • 416-360-7765 • www.hhof.com A thrilling experience awaits your whole family - interactive games, the Stanley Cup, exciting movies, larger-than-life statues, a replica dressing room, and the best collection of hockey artifacts from around the world! The perfect place for your next family outing or birthday party. Mon-Fri: 10-5, Sat: 9:30-6, Sun: 10:30-5, extended hours during Christmas, March Break & Summer. Wheelchair accessible.

Humber Arboretum - Centre for Urban Ecology
205 Humber College Blvd, (Finch & HWY 27), Etobicoke • 416-675-5009 • Camps, Family Adventure programs, birthdays, FUN!

Jewish Discovery Programs
Prosserman Jewish Community Centre, Sherman Campus, 4588 Bathurst Street, North York • 416-638-1881 x4390 • www.prossermanjcc.com Creative programs for infants – 6 yrs, including Friday Shabbat Parties! Look for our ad in the Childcare section.

Jungle Cat World Zoological Park
3667 Concession Rd 6 P.O. Box 370, Orono • 905-983-5016 • www.junglecatworld.com Most unique and exciting Zoological Park, featuring rare and endangered Wildlife from around the World. Guided Feeding Tour - 1:30 daily - NEW: Bed and Breakfast - SAFARI LODGE.

McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Ave, Kleinburg • 905-893-1121 • Enjoy year round family programs and activities! • Ages: 4-15.

National Film Board of Canada Mediatheque
150 John Street (at Richmond - Osgoode Subway), Toronto • 416-973-3012 • www.nfb.ca/mediatheque Weekend animation workshops offer hands-on filmmaking fun for the whole family! Two hours long, taught by professional instructors. $5 per child, adults free.

Northwood Zoo
2192 Cookson Lane, RR2, Seagrave • 905-985-2738 • Lions, tigers, jaguars, snow leopards, cougars, lynx, kodiak bears and more! 1 hour NE of Toronto.

Ontario Place
955 Lakeshore Blvd W, Toronto • 416-314-9900 or 1(866) -ONE-4-FUN • Kids Just Wanna have Fun! • Ages: 3+.

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Ontario Science Centre
770 Don Mills Rd, North York • 416-696-3127 or 416-696-1000 • www.ontariosciencecentre.ca Over 600 interactive exhibits, daily demonstrations and programs. Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties & Camps section.

PawsWay Pet Discovery Centre
245 Queens Quay West, Toronto • 416-360 PAWS (7297) EXHIBITS and EVENTS for you and your pet!

Peel Heritage Complex
9 Wellington St E, Brampton • 905-791-4055 • Art gallery, museum, archives. A hidden gem!

Playdium
99 Rathburn Rd W (across from Square One), Mississauga • 905-273-9000 • The ultimate entertainment experience at Playdium. Video games, Go-Karts, Mini-Golf, Batting Cages and more!

Rogers Centre
1 Blue Jays Way, Toronto • 416-341-2770 • www.rogerscentre.com You will explore different areas of the stadium.

Rogers Centre Tour Experience
1 Blue Jays Way, lower 100 level (NE corner of Rogers Centre), Toronto • 416-341-2773 • www.rogerscentre.com An all-access pass to Rogers Centre. Open all year round; call for schedule.

Santa’s Village & Sportsland
Santa’s Village Rd, PO Box 398, Bracebridge • 705-645-2512 • www.santasvillage.ca Rides, live shows and games on a natural Muskoka setting. Experience our Eaglecrest Aerial Parks - family fun treetop aerial adventure. On-site camping packages. Open mid-June - Labour Day.

Sony Centre For The Performing Arts
1 Front St. East, Toronto • 416-872-2262 • www.sonycentre.ca Sony Centre For The Performing Arts is Toronto’s premier theatre destination for kids and families. Our Family Fun Package is the perfect opportunity to introduce your children to the wonders of live entertainment. Look for our ad opposite the Table of Contents.

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South Simcoe Railway Heritage Corporation

Mill Street West, Tottenham • 905-936-5815 • www.southsimcoerailway.ca Bring the family for a scenic, narrated excursion aboard a vintage train! Excursions depart from the station in downtown Tottenham, 20 km W of Hwy. 400 on Hwy. 9. Conservation area across the road features swimming, picnicking. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Sun Life Financial Museum + Arts Pass Program
416-393-7131 • torontopubliclibrary.ca/museumpass With a valid adult Toronto Public Library card, you can borrow a free family pass to one of several museums at any Toronto Public Library branch. Quantities are limited and borrowing rules apply. Check website for details.

Tall Ship Kajama
Foot of Lower Simcoe St. Between the Harbourfront piers, Toronto • 416-203-2322 • Experience a tall ship cruise!

Timber Creek Miniature Golf & Fun Center
12772 9th Line, Stouffville • 905-642-5174 • www.timbercreekgolf.ca Fun-filled outdoor attraction for families. Two signature mini golf courses among waterfalls, rivers and even shipwrecks. A jumping castle, inflatable slide, gemstone mining area, games barn, batting cages, driving range and dairy bar make for a full day of fun! Birthday party packages available. • Ages: 3-65.

Toronto Argonauts Football Club
Rogers Centre, 1 Blue Jays Way Ste 3300, Toronto • 416-341-ARGO (2746) • Call for ticket information, game dates and times.

Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club
1 Blue Jays Way, Ste 3200 (Rogers Centre), Toronto • 416-341-1234 • www.bluejays.com/jrjays The Toronto Blue Jays play 81 home games at Rogers Centre. Visit bluejays.com for information on tickets, game dates and times. Look for our ad in this section. • Ages: all, Jr Jays 14 & under.

Toronto Botanical Garden
777 Lawrence Ave E (at Leslie), Toronto • 416-397-1340 • Nature camps (March break and summer). Teaching Garden.

Toronto Island Park
416-397-BOAT (2628) • www.toronto.ca/parks Hike, bike, blade, fish, paddle or picnic. Ferry terminal located at foot of Bay Street at Queen’s Quay West.

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Attractions & Family Outings
Toronto Rock Lacrosse Club
416 North Service Road East Ste 100, Oakville • 416-596-3075 • Game tickets are available through Ticketmaster by calling 416-872-5000.

Toronto Zoo
361 A Old Finch Ave (Meadowvale Rd and Hwy 401), Scarborough • 416-392-5929 • Over 5,000 animals and family fun year-round events.

Toronto’s First Post Office Museum
260 Adelaide St E, Toronto • 416-865-1833 • www.townofyork.com Write a letter with a quill, seal it with wax and mail it from this British Colonial post office (1833). For $1 plus postage.

Toronto’s historic Sites- City of Toronto
Operated by City of Toronto Culture • 416-338-0628 • www.toronto.ca/museums Events, tours, camps and activities for all. • Ages: 3-12yrs.

Wave Pool, The
5 Hopkins St, Richmond Hill • 905-508-WAVE (9283) • www.richmondhill.ca Open year round, The Wave Pool offers safe family fun! Enjoy a Wave Swim with 4 foot waves, a 160 foot twisting water slide, swirl pool and more. Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties section.

Wild Water Kingdom
7855 Finch Ave W, 2 km west of Hwy. 427, Brampton • 416-369-WILD • www.wildwaterkingdom.com Canada's largest waterpark is now Canada's only salt water park. 16 spectacular slides, 1⁄2 acre Wave Pool, Tropical Caribbean Cove, Children’s Water Playground, Lazy River, Bumper Boats, rock climbing under a waterfall, mini-golf, batting cages, licensed restaurants and more!

York Durham Heritage Railway
905-852-3696 • Heritage train ride through the Oak Ridges Moraine.

• Conservation Areas
Albion Hills Conservation Area
Highway 50, 10 km N of Bolton • 416-667-6299 • www.trcaparks.ca Swimming, sandy beach, mountain biking, campground, nature trails. Canada Day celebrations & fireworks. Cross country skiing and rentals. Children’s playground.

Boyd Conservation Area
Islington Ave. 5 km N of Hwy 7 • 416-667-6299 • www.trcaparks.ca Vaughan’s Premiere Picnic Destination! Trails. Soccer field. Beach Volleyball. Bocce. Playground.

Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area
Stouffville Rd, 3 Km E of Hwy 404 • 416-667-6299 • www.trcaparks.ca York Region’s natural Community Park. Picnic shelters, BBQ’s, soccer field. Enjoy the Sugarbush and more!

Glen Haffy Conservation Area
Airport Road, 10 km N of Caledon E • 416-667-6299 • www.trcaparks.ca Niagara Escarpment. Trails, fishing ponds stocked with rainbow trout, group tours of hatchery (call ahead). Summer fishing derby.

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Heart Lake Conservation Area
Heart Lake Road, 3 km N of Hwy 7 • 416-667-6299 • www.trcaparks.ca Enjoy Brampton’s natural recreation park. Swimming, sandy beach, nature trails, picnicking & fishing. Nonmotorized boating.

Kortright Centre For Conservation
9550 Pine Valley Dr, Woodbridge • 905-832-2289 • www.kortright.org Discover the wonders of nature along scenic trails through forest, meadow, wetlands. Guided walks on weekends. Events include: Maple syrup, kite festival, fall colours and more. • Mon-Sun: 10-4.

Petticoat Creek Conservation Area
Whites Road, 1 km S of Hwy 401 • 416-667-6299 • www.trcaparks.ca Home of Ontario’s largest outdoor pool. Enjoy swimming in a pool the size of a Football field! Life guards. Snack Bar. Playground.

Toronto and Region Conservation Parks
5 Shoreham Dr, Downsview • 416-667-6299 • www.trcaparks.ca For a wonderful outdoor family outing visit one of Toronto’s many spectacular Conservation Parks including Albion Hills, Boyd, Bruce’s Mill, Glen Haffy, Heart Lake, and Petticoat Creek.

• Farms are Fun
Albion Orchards Apple Farm
West of Hwy 400 & King Side Rd. in Caledon • 905-584-0354 • U-Pick Apples and Pumpkins right from the patch.

Andrews Scenic Acres
9365 10 Sideroad, Milton • 905-878-5807 • www.AndrewsScenicAcres.com PYO farm, farm market, winery, playground, animals, school tours, hayrides, strawberries, pumpkins, raspberries, blueberries, sweet corn. No entrance fee. Family fun! N of 401 on 10th Sideroad between Trafalgar Rd & Reg Rd 25. Wheelchair accessible.

Applewood Farm Winery
12442 McCowan Road, Stoufville • 905-642-4729 • www.applewoodfarmwinery.com Applewood Farm has been in our Family for over 35 years and has become a favorite family outing for all. Tractor rides, animal area, BBQ pit, playground, and a corn maze!!! Strawberries, apples, raspberries, pumpkins and a warm and friendly winery await you.

Archibald Orchards & Winery
6275 Liberty St, Bowmanville • 905-263-2396 • Fall apple picking and play area.

Brooks Farms
122 Ashworth Rd, Mount Albert • 905-473-3920 • Train rides, farm, animals, pig races and more!

Chappell Farms
617 Penetanguishene Rd., County Rd. 93, Barrie • 705-721-1547 • www.chappellfarms.ca Chappell Farms offers programs for schools and groups Monday to Friday. We have morning, afternoon programs and some over noon hour. We offer a learning experience as well as a fun time. Birthday parties too!

Chudleigh’s Apple Farm
Regional Road 25.3 km N of 401, Milton • 905-878-2725 • www.chudleighs.com 100 acre farm. Apple picking and pumpkins in season. Play area for kids with 20’ long slide. Farm animals in summer and fall. Tractor wagon rides. Family entertainment area open July 1st through October 31st, 10am-5pm. 20 min. from Pearson airport. Birthday parties & corporate events.
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Downey’s Farm Market and Winery
13682 Heart Lake Rd (N of Brampton), Caledon • 905-838-2990 • www.downeysfarm.com Birthday parties, school tours, u-pick strawberries and raspberries, Easterfest, Strawberryfest, corn maze, Pumpkinfest, farm animals, wagon rides May to December.

Forsythe Family Farms 2009 Inc.
10539 Kennedy Rd, Markham • 905-887-1087 • www.forsythefamilyfarms.com Relax! Enjoy farm animals, hayloft, mazes, tricycle track & weekend wagon rides & Enchanted Forest. Barn market with bakery & locally grown produce. PYO pumpkins. October Harvest Festival. School tours available. Open May-Dec 24. Hours variable. Please call. • Ages: 0-12.

Horton Tree Farms
1-800-420-7385 • Christmas trees - December. Maple festival - March/April.

Lionel’s Pony Farm & Petting Zoo
11714 McCowan Rd, Stouffville • 905-640-7669 • Introduce children to the culture, products and lifestyles of the farming community.

Pingles Farm Market
1805 Taunton Rd E, Hampton • 905-725-6089 • Fun play area, pick your own and farm animals.

Puck’s Farm, It’s Fun!
16540 11th Concession P.O. Box 284, Schomberg • 905-939-7036 • www.pucksfarm.com Friendly critters, maze, pony and horse drawn hay rides, party room and great food for day trips, birthday parties and school tours.

Puddicombe Estate Farms & Winery
1468 Hwy #8, Winona • 905-643-1015 • PYO fruit in season, general store, cafe, bakery, & hiking trails, farm animals.

Riverdale Farm
201 Winchester St, Toronto • 416-392-6794 • Kids look eye-to-eye with pigs, goats, cows, horses, rabbits, swans and chickens in a farm-like setting. Admission free. Arts & crafts, events, demonstrations & activities daily.

Round The Bend Farm
16225 Jane St., RR #1, Kettleby • 905-727-0023 • Strawberries, pumpkins, mazes, animals, wagon rides, school tours, family outings.

Whittamore’s Farm, Market & Pick-Your-Own
8100 Steeles Ave. E., Markham • 905-294-3275 • www.whittamoresfarm.com Family fun on the Farm. Pick-Your-Own and Farm Market. Fun Farm Yard activities include farm animals, farm bouncer, tractor track, wagon rides and much more. Pumpkinland and Fall Harvest Weekends. Birthday Parties, Corporate Events and School Tours. Open May-Oct. 31 – Hours variable, please call – Ages 0-10.

www.pickyourown.org/canadaon.htm
Where you can find a pick-your-own farm near you. Outdoor farm activities, tree farms, canning directions too.

• Festivals, Fairs & Carnivals
BabyTime Show, The
At the International Centre, 6900 Airport Rd, Mississauga • 800-291-2085 or 705-444-7200 • Nov 12-Nov 14th, 2010. April 15-17, 2011. The ultimate event dedicated to pregnancy, birth, baby & toddler!

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Canada’s Largest Private School Expo- Our Kids Go To School: Toronto & Oakville
905-272-1843 • www.ourkids.net/expo Meet with more than 70 schools. Free Admission.

Canadian International Air Show
CNE Waterfront, Toronto • 416-263-3650 • September-Labour Day Weekend. Free with admission to CNE. International military and civilian performers.

Canadian National Exhibition (CNE)
Exhibition Place, Toronto • 416-393-6300 • One of the largest annual fairs in North America. • Ages: Adults 25-49 with kids 6-13.

City of Barrie Special Events
Downtown Barrie, Waterfront, Barrie • 705-739-4285 • www.city.barrie.on.ca Winterfest, Canada Day, Downtown Countdown and more!

City of Toronto Beaches
416-392-7161 • Visit of of Toronto’s free beaches. Kew-Balmy Beach, Cherry Beach, Centre Island Beach, Gibraltar Point Beach, Marie Curtis Park Beach, Bluffer’s Park Beach, Hanlan’s Point Beach, Ward’s Island, Sunnyside Beach, Woodbine Beach, Rouge Beach.

Downsview Park
35 Carl Hall Rd, Toronto • 416-952-2222 • www.downsviewpark.ca Lots of free family fun. Events calendar online. Look for our ad in this section.

FringeKids of Toronto Theatre Festival
#208-344 Bloor St. W, Toronto • 416-966-1062 • 8 shows for FringeKids! and their families. • Ages: 0-12 yrs.

Mississauga Marathon Children’s Program
1 City Centre Dr. Suite 605, Mississauga • 905-949-1910 • 2011 Mississauga Marathon MaraFun programs.

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
Exhibition Place, Coliseum, Toronto • 416-263-3400 • www.royalfair.org November 6-15, 2009. Petting Farm, Giant Vegetables, Entertainment, Education, etc.

Santa Claus Parade, The
www.thesantaclausparade.ca Visit our website for route info. November 21/2010.

Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival
416-667-6299 • www.trcaparks.ca During March & April. Tap into Spring! Maple Syrup demonstrations at Kortright Centre (9550 Pine Valley Dr) & Bruce’s Mill (Stouffville Rd E of Hwy. 404). Tours, samples, activities and more!

Word on the Street
Queen’s Park, Toronto • 416-504-7241 • Canada’s largest book & magazine festival. Last Sunday in Sept. 11am-6pm. Special kids section.

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s usual, this is the largest section of our book. Parents tell us that when birthday time comes around, they bring this book to storytime and instead of reading story books, they cuddle up with Help! and go through all the options with their birthday child. With the help of the companies in this section, you can break out of your birthday rut and find something brand new that your neighbourhood has not yet tried. Or…find the party that your child has talked about for the past year and do a repeat at your place. We have both “parties that come to you” and “party places” that host, entertain and clean up. Don't forget that you can also rent amusements, games or jumping castles for a backyard or community centre party. The ideas in this section range from sports, activities & music to rock climbing, art…you'll find it all here. Remember to check both the coupon section at the back of the book as well as our online coupon section for valuable savings on many of the party options. In addition to what appears in this section, there are other chapters which can assist you in finding a perfect party for your child - check listings in Farms Are Fun!, Amusements (esp. bowling, mini golf), After School Lessons and Sports as many listees don't appear in multiple categories. You will find the following sub-categories in this section: Cakes & Cookies; Inflatables & Party Rentals; Loot Bags, Supplies & Decorations; Parties that Come to You; Party Places.
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• Cakes & Cookies
At Sweetcakes
905-568-8435 or (800) 331-6037 • www.tosweetcakes.com Latest TV & Movie characters: Disney, Spiderman, Dora, Transformers and many others. Custom photo cakes. Religious celebrations. All occasions. Advance notice required. Receive discount coupon for next order with every cake purchase. Pickup: Mississauga, Woodbridge, North York or delivery. • M, A

Baked with Joy
905-879-YUMM (9866) • www.bakedwithjoy.com You name it, we'll make it. Custom-designed cakes, cupcakes and cookies. NUT and DAIRY FREE FACILITY. Thousands of designs or personalize it with a Photo!

Bakes and Goods Home of Cookies and Gifts
416-276-4836 or 905-237-9349 • Cookie favors -Birthday/BABY SHOWER-ALL HANDMADE/NATURAL.

Barb's Party Food Planning, Cakes and Catering!
Servicing: Toronto, Mississauga, Oakville and surrounding areas. • 905-916-2455 • Specialty/Character Cakes, School Cupcakes, Desserts, Edible Party Favours +++.

Big Goose Gourmet
374 Eglinton Ave West, Toronto • 416-483-0676 • Food and cakes for all kinds of tastes.

Cakes By Robert
134 Doncaster Ave, #5, Thornhill • 905-889-1448 • www.cakesbyrobert.com Looking for a Birthday cake that looks great and tastes great and is NUT FREE? We offer custom made specialty cakes for all occasions: Birthdays, Anniversaries, Showers, Bar and Bat Mitzvah's, Baptisms, Mother's and Father's Days, and lots more. • Ages: 5+.

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Candy Cakes
416-567-9488 • Creating tantalizing and mouth watering delights for kids of all ages.

Candy Land Cakes
2 Hughes St, Richmond Hill • 905-713-9568 • Creative Custom Cakes for any occasion.

Chocolate Charm
3541 Bathurst St, Toronto • 416-787-4256 • www.chocolatecharm.ca Let us customize a smashable chocolate cake entirely made of Swiss or Belgian chocolate. 5 sizes to choose from. Hammer provided.

Cookies and Bites
905-326-0413 • Nut free cookies, brownies, platters and more.

Decadent Cookie Favours
23 Prince Charles Dr., Toronto • 647-893-1237 • Custom cookie favours for any occasion!

Delectable Creations
12 Burcher Road • 416 270 6706 • Custom cakes, cookies, and cupcakes.

Dippin'Dots Ice Cream - Ice Cream Of The Future
905-761-5001 x21 • www.dotsontario.com Come Try The Coolest and Coldest Ice Cream. Order your Dippin'Dots Party Paks On-Line!! Call or Log Onto Our Website. Dippin'Dots Carts, Party Paks are now available for Birthday Parties, Corporate Events or Bar/Bat Mitzvahs. Check Us Out!!
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Dutchess of Dough-Nut Free, The Bakery

57 Charleswood Dr, Toronto • 905-881-8963 • www.thedutchessofdough.com The Dutchess of Dough is a NUT FREE bakery, specializing in custom sugar cookies, cupcakes and cakes. With thousands of different designs to choose from, we can create a special treat for any occasion! Look for our ad in the Camps section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Eat My Words
416-489-7700 • www.eatmywords.org Delightfully decorative and divinely delicious special occasion cakes and cupcakes, delivered in a hatbox tied with ribbon. Proceeds from each and every treat box go to The Steven Lewis Foundation to help ease the pain of HIV/AIDS in Africa. Nut free, no preservatives.

Fabulous Cakes & Confections
416-995-3790 • Custom designed cakes for all occasions.

Half-Baked Ideas Inc.
516 Mt. Pleasant Rd., Toronto • 647-808-4253 • www.half-bakedideas.com Your imagination is our only limit! We specialize in high quality cakes, tarts and pies — both the traditional and the whimsical. NUT FREE. TDSB approved vendor.

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I bake you eat
905-597-4668 • www.ibakeyoueat.com Delicious, fresh desserts for all occasions. Cakes, cupcakes, mountains of cookies and decadent squares. Standard styles or custom desserts available. Delicious, edible gift bags for any and every occasion. Dairy free available. Advanced notice required. Located in Thornhill.

It’s A Surprise Party Planning
292 Kennedy Street West, Aurora • 416-624-9495 • Children's parties, specializing in princess, fairy and super hero parties.

Joie De Vivre
7440 Bathurst Street Unit 1207, Thornhill • 416-508-9337 • www.enjoymydesserts.com Custom made desserts that combine the highest quality natural ingredients, flawless presentation, and flavour! Cakes, cookie bouquets, cupcakes, pastries, edible fruit arrangements and much more.

Katie’s Cakes
1531 O’Connor Dr, Toronto • 416-757-6896 • Specializing in nut free children’s cakes, cookies and chocolates.

Lesley’s Party Sandwiches
905-660-0551 • www.lesleyspartysandwiches.com Delicious finger sandwiches for all occasions - customized for kids - fresh fruit - vegetables & dip wraps - salads & cheese trays all ready to serve - desserts - English scones & cream - cookies & lots more. Pick up or delivery available.

M’or Sweets
56 Palomino Dr, Richmond Hill • 905-508-0690 • All occasion cakes, baskets and chocolate (all nut-free).

Maggie's Sweets
905-975-4858 • Birthday cakes, wedding cakes, cookies, cupcakes, character cakes and more!

prettysweet Custom Cake Creations
416-500-5652 • Specialty customized cakes created with boundless imagination.

Rashmi's Veg Cakes
Unit# 13, 80 Pertosa Dr, Brampton • 905-970-0666 • The best vegetarian EGG FREE and NUT FREE cake shop in town.

Sweets From The Earth
(647) 436-2004 • Dairy, Egg, Peanut & Nut free Birthday cakes & Cupcakes.
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Two Moms Baked Goods - Safe Snacks

3323 Bathurst Street, Toronto • 416-783-7200 • www.mysafesnacks.com Nut Free and Kosher baked goods company. Delicious, home baked, healthy treats for any occasion. Cupcakes, cookiegrams or try our healthy line of baked treats. Personalized and decorated to suit your needs. Look for our ad in the Party Places section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

X-quisitte
416-436-8169 • www.xgxcentral.com Beautiful custom cakes for all occasions. We work on-on-one to design the perfect cake for your event. Serving the Durham, GTA, Mississauga, Brampton. Delivery included! Call Stacy today for a FREE quote!

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Zelcovia Cookies
647-435-8430 • Toronto's Gourmet Cookie Company.

• Inflatables & Party Rentals
A Fun to Rent Inflatable Game Event: Checkers Fun Factory
416-893-3866 or (1-877 We Rent Fun) • www.checkersfunfactory.com Our selection of amusements, inflatable rides, inflatable games, carnival games, and fun foods is one of the largest in Ontario with over 300 items. Look for our ad in this section.

AdventureMania Inflatables
905-864-3290 or 416-953-0767 • TSSA certified bouncy castles, slides & games. Will beat any written quote.

AeroIdeas Party Inflatables
869 Joe Persechini Dr, Newmarket • (416) 371-7532 or (905) 235-0796 • STARTING AT $99.99......A variety of bouncers.

Airbounce Amusements
2080 Speers Rd, Oakville • 905-465-4111 • Inflatable games, rides, skill games & other FUN stuff!

Alltime Party Depot Inc.
3547 Bathurst St, Toronto • 416-789-2710 • Upscale disposable products.

Alyssa's Inflatable Bouncy Castles
647-893-6987 • www.mandiprai.com Indoor and outdoor inflatable bouncers for rent. Great for a play date or birthday party. Rentals start at $40.

Bounce Delight
42194 - 128 Queen Street South, Mississauga • 416-722-9343 • www.bouncedelight.com We bring the fun to you. Bouncy castles, slides, cotton candy, popcorn, sno cones, karaoke, face painters etc. Book online now!
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Bounce123

416-871-1602 • www.bounce123.com If you are looking for inexpensive ways to entertain your kids, enrich your birthday party, or simply provide some fun for the family, our bouncers and trampolines are a great way to do so. Set up & delivery. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

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Canadian Entertainers.com

44 Macklin Street, Markham • 416-826-7090 • www.canadianentertainers.com Magicians, Costume Characters, Clowns, Carnival Games, Facepainters, Balloon Animals, Airbrush Temporary Tattoos, Henna Artists, Jugglers, Musicians, DJs, On-Site Photo Printing Photography, Video Services, Party Rentals, Caricature Artists, Cotton Candy Machine, Popcorn Machine, Snow Cone Machine. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Castle Kid Jumping Castles
905-571-0014 • Assorted inflatable jumping castles for kids.

Come "N" Jump Party Bouncers
647-990-JUMP (5867) • Inflatable Rentals for your special occasion.
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fiesta4kids.inc

416-732-9878 • Looking to plan your next birthday party? We have everything you are looking for to make that special day unforgettable! The best inflatable castles, carnival games, entertainers, party rentals, food machines, balloon decoration & much more! Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Fun Bounce House Rentals
416-779-3407 • funbouncehouse@sympatico.ca On a tight budget? Then search no further. We rent inflatable BOUNCE Houses at a low price. RESERVE Now!

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Gervais Party & Tent Rentals
75 Milner Ave, Scarborough • 416-288-1846 • Children’s table & chairs, tents and linens.

Merlins Party Bouncers
905-420-4008 or 888-285-7765 • www.merlinsparty.com Renting inflatable games at reasonable rates. Bouncers, slides, mazes and obstacle courses! Different sizes/themes available. Celebrating 20 years of Quality service in the GTA. • Ages: 2+.

Par-T-Perfect Party Planners
905-593-8771 • www.par-t-perfect.com Year round party and event services. Our party leaders and characters will entertain your children while you relax. Inflatable rentals too.
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Redline Promotions Party Rentals

4 locations: Toronto, Durham, Peterborough and Windsor • 416-284-0388 • www.redlinepromotions.com We rent Inflatable Bouncers, Jumping Castles, Giant Slides, Ball Pits, Video Games and more. Clowns, Magicians & other entertainers also available. Birthdays or any special event. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Superior Events Group Inc
416-249-4000 • www.superiorevents.ca Canada’s largest fun party rental and interactive entertainment company. Over 5000 rentals items including: Jumping castles, inflatables, obstacle courses, sports/carnival/arcade games, dunk tanks, midway rides, popcorn, cotton candy & snow cone machines. Catalogue available. Your Special Event Super Source! Look for our ad in this section.
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TA Bounce & Party Event Planner
416-795-4195 • Bounce castles, Cotton candy, Popcorn machine rental. Lowest prices!

• Loot Bags, Supplies & Decorations
A New Take on Cake
905-881-9700 • Personalized, customized paper cakes - a lootbag & cake in one!
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Active Kids Zone

951 Alness St, Toronto • 416-650-5060 • Large selection of Loot bags, tableware, & balloons for all ages. Look for our ad in the camp section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

AllCargos Event Rentals
1600 Brimley Road, Unit 6, Toronto • 416-317-6650 We rent party supplies.

Balloon Bash Gifts & Baskets
7241 Bathurst Street Unit 13, Thornhill • 905-707-8177 • Balloonagrams, novelties, plush, all occasion gift baskets.

Balloon Decor by Yorly
31 Natal Ave, Toronto • 416-266-7473 • For all your Balloon Decor needs.

Balloon F X Inc
29 Connell Court, Unit 15, Toronto • 416-251-8828 • www.balloonfxinc.com Innovative balloon decor for all occasions.

Balloon King Party Centre
374 Bathurst St, Toronto • 416-603-4347 • Tableware and paper products, bouquet and helium deliveries available.

Bargains Group Ltd
890 Caledonia Rd, Toronto • 416-785-5655 • www.bargainsgroup.com Bargains Group is a discount wholesaler with low minimums, open to anyone. A great source for supplies with over 4000 items. Get brand name gifts and toys for any party at discount prices. Visit www.bargainsgroup.com. Ages: Newborn+.

Blue Sky Balloons
274 Jane St, Toronto • 416-761-9676 • Party supplies. Loot bags. Balloon delivery/decorating.

Cakes By Robert
134 Doncaster Avenue, Unit #5, Thornhill • 905-889-1448 • Our fabulous collection of loot bags range from $2.50 to $12.99.

Candy-Coats
416-890-8109 • www.candy-coats.ca Personalized wrappers for chocolate bars and more! Perfect for birthdays, weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs - if it's a special occasion, Candy-Coat it!

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Chocolate Charm
3541 Bathurst St, Toronto • 416-787-4256 • Great selection of chocolate lollipop favours.

Fiesta World
416-909-2317 • Providing costume rentals, decorations, personalized invitations and banners.
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It's My Party

423 Danforth Ave, Toronto • 416-469-2223 • www.itsmyparty.com 5,000 sq ft of Custom Loot Bags, Balloons & everything else to make your event a success! Loads of specials. Metrowide Delivery & Decorating. Toronto's Best Halloween Store! Open 7 days. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Kelly's Candy Apples and Gifts
416 688 6897 • Unique candy apple loot bags.

KidsLootbagz.ca
6399 Spinnaker Circle, Unit 59, Mississauga • 647-654-1801 • Fun! Educational! Safe! Free delivery in the GTA. As educators, the loot bagz we make are based on age and developmental stages; our aim is always to educate and evolve the child. Be the coolest mom around and give the kidslootbagz.ca.

L.E.’s Candy Shop
190 Bullock Dr. Unit 10, Markham • 905-910-7529 • www.lilexplorers.ca We offer a large selection of beautiful, uniquely wrapped candy loot bags and candy gift baskets for kids and adults! Mention this ad to receive 10% off your candy loot bag order.

Little Party Shoppe
2566 Yonge St, Toronto • 416-487-7855 • Party supplies, loot bags, helium balloons, gifts.

Loot Lady, The
3029 Lake Shore Blvd W, Etobicoke • 416-503-9108 • www.lootlady.com Come visit our Loot Bag Factory! Party and Event Loot Bags, Balloons, Toys & Treats. Specializing in Name Brand Loot Bag Choices: Disney, Spiderman, Backyardigans, Star Wars and more. Order on line...we deliver FAST! All Ages. All Budgets. Custom Orders Available.

Loots of Fun Lootbags
416-587-1430 • One stop loot bag shop!! Age-appropriate loot bags.

Magical Minds Inc.
905-301-4474 • www.magicalminds.ca Quality gifts and amazing loot bags for birthday parties and events, beautifully wrapped and delivered to your door! Check out our newly expanded website for custom gift baskets, party favours for showers, baptisms, confirmations and more!

Mary’s Treasure Box
416-573-3513 • Loot bags for all ages & occasions. Children’s complete craft kits. Custom gift baskets. Unique children’s decor. Beautifully embellished hand-knitted baby blankets.

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Party Packagers - 20 Store Locations!
416-631-8455 Head Office • www.partypackagers.com Your 1-stop Party Supply Superstore. Huge selection of Party Supplies, Loot, Toys, Candy, Gifts, Balloons & Costumes at everyday super low prices! Visit www.partypackagers.com for all our locations and join our FREE online Party Club to get free stuff & coupons!

Party Supply Depot Ltd
92 Doncaster Ave, Thornhill • 905-764-5457 • “Let your party start here” - Toronto’s most spectacular display of discounted party supplies, balloons, loot, theme decor, and packaging. Friendly service. “Lots more for less...and with a smile.” Open every day - call for hours.

Personalized Candy Bar Wrapper
905-239-3584 • Personalized full-size and matching miniature candy bar wrappers.

Suckers Candy Co
450 Danforth Ave, Toronto • 416-CAN-DIES (405-8946) • The best candy store that ever was!
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Swag Sisters, The

416-778-4237 • www.TheSwagSisters.com Quality Gifts & Loots! No Low-Cost, Disposable Merchandise! Kosher, Organic, Nut-Free! Melissa & Doug! Folkmanis! Crayola! Licensed Toys! Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

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Sweet Keepsakes Inc
647-273-1455 • Personalized chocolate bar wrappers for all occasions!
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Toytown

1754 Avenue Rd, Toronto • 416-783-8073 • www.toytown.ca Exceptional selection of custom made loot bags at all prices. Your choice of hundreds of items, or let us decide! We fill our bags with quality! Look for our ad in the Toy section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

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1 and Only King of Children's Entertainment!
416-566-3928 • Innovative company that offers a unique twist in entertaining children.

A Bag Of Magic With Vincent!
416-438-0215 • Fantastic Magic Shows! Spiderman! Pirate! Guitar Music! Santa!

A Clown called Joey & Zan Zar the Magical Genie
416-766-8494 • www.goldencdnproductions.com Zanzar: Magic, Balloonology, Fire Eating. Joey: Magic, juggling, Balloons, FP.

A Comedy Magic Show withDanny Hamill
416-931-0099 • www.dannyhamill.com 30 years of magical entertainment! Danny will design a show specific to your needs - children’s shows to adult shows. One of Toronto’s foremost balloon artists!

A Dress-up Party by Simply Delightful
905-821-7073 • Fairy, Princess, Pop-Star, Spa & Dolly Tea Parties.

A Family-Run Company: “Laugh Along Entertainment!”
416-694-6865 or 905-884-3725 • www.LaughAlong.com Lunette & Mollee: Songs and Stories! Mama Make-Believe: Dress-Up Storytelling! Princess Penelope: Magic Show and Make-Up! Jelly Belly the Clown! Funky Fortune Tellers! Balloons! Face-painting! Interactive Magic! Musical Band! Crafts! “Custom parties created for your unique child!”

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A Fun Interactive Magic Show with Dan Ryan
Call Dan for your magic needs 416-288-9229 • www.magicmart.ca In this show your child becomes the true star of the show, making his birthday a lasting memory. We can customize the show to your child. Amazing Balloon Sculptures, Story Telling Magic, Rabbit, Dove, and Magic Lessons.

A Ventriloquist Storytelling Party
416-781-5807 • Talking puppet/dummy adds joy to your party.

Abbey Road Entertainment
416 509 8659 • Do-it-yourself and hosted karaoke party and casino rental.

abracadabra: Jeff The Magician
289-240-7607 • Magician, clown, live bird and rabbit, Santa. Established 1989.
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Abracadabra, The Magic of Roberto

905-828-5577 • Award winning performer. Interactive show. Live doves & rabbits. Prepare to be amazed! Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.
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Alistair Ant Puppet Shows & Sing-a-Longs

416-532-9099 • www.alistairant.com Sing-alongs and puppet shows by Soli & Rob. Fun and engaging! Past winners of City Parent Magazine Readers' Poll “Best children's entertainers”. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 0-8 yrs.

All-around Clowning & Entertainment
647-968-6391 • Funtastic clowns, magicians...Private and corporate events.

Alpha’s Discovery Club Adventure Parties
905-564-2511 • www.alphasdiscoveryclub.com Invite your favorite character and go on an adventure. Dora/Boots Jungle, Princess tea-party, Fairy, Superhero, Pirate, Harry Potter, Detective/Spy, Elmo, Pooh, Barney and more.

Amazing Ezee Kidz Parties
905-721-2571 • Mobile services conducting crafts and science activities.

Amazing Magic with Jonathan Hull
905-896-9641 • For Amazing birthday parties and Events... Presenting shows your family will talk about.

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Animals with Whimz

416-656-7894 • www.whimzonline.com Whimz Live Animal Programs, hands-on, interactive, educational fun! Small mammals, reptiles, Amphibians, Bugs & Birds-from rabbits, hedgehogs and chinchillas to lizards, toads & snakes. In your home or on location. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 1-16.

Applefun Puppetry
416-895-3492 • www.applefun.ca It’s time to try something new! Hilarious, interactive shows, 45 minutes long. Entertainment even adults will enjoy. We come to you. • Ages: 1-8.

Arm’s Length Puppets
905-877-3321 • www.armslengthpuppets.com Put the "fun" into your events! Arm's Length Puppets. Interactive puppet shows performed by a talented, high energy, experienced puppeteer who connects with her audience on every level. Schools, corporations, birthday parties, special events, workshops. • Ages: 2-12.

ARToonz
905-762-8970 • www.artoonz.ca Learn to draw one of over 100 popular cartoons, anime and famous characters. Years of teaching experience in schools and parties. Each child makes a piece of art, toon-book, toon-shirt, toon-art. Toronto and York Region. Available for Schools, Daycares and Camps.

Baldini - Man of Magical Mystery
416-921-0227 • BALDINI MAGIC! - Make some Mystery and Intrigue appear at your next party/function.

Bead Workshop, the
416-873-4409 • www.thebeadworkshop.com We are your quintessential professional bead party...we bring the beading party to you! We do parties in Toronto and the GTA (including Caledon, Mississauga, Oakville, Vaughan, King City, and Nobleton). You, and the kids, will love us!

Beading Buds
647-225-1017 • Beading birthday party at your home for girls and boys. • Ages: 5-13.

Beading Parties with Sabrina
416-712-8934 • Fun, reasonable rates, and all supplies included. • Ages: 5-15.

Beadology for Kids
416-898-1347 • www.beadology.ca Beads, Beads, Beads! Beadology brings a jewellery workshop to your party! Children design and create their own hand made gift to wear home! A rainbow of colours and all the skills make for one of the most creative birthdays ever! Beadology Loot bags Included! • Ages: 6+.

Bears 'n' Buddies Canada
1-888-910-BEAR • www.bearsnbuddies.ca The Original Canadian do-it-yourself store for teddy bears & other stuffed animals. We offer you a wide selection of high quality unstuffed animal kits that you make at home. No sewing required. • Ages: 3-13 • Mon-Fri: 9-6.

Bluebird Handmade
986 Bathurst St, Toronto • 416-535-3232 • A sweet little shop/studio that hosts seasonally themed craft parties.

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Brandon David Magic
416-346-4160 • Magic for all occasions. Amazing show. Great price. • Ages: 4+.
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Bugs Without Borders

416-788-4542 • www.bugswithoutborders.com You’re having a party, can we come? It’s not just for two legged animals, is it? We would like to bring: Giant Millipedes, Hissing Cockroaches, Tree Frogs, Snakes, Salamanders and more… Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.
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Canadian Entertainers.com

44 Macklin Street, Markham • 416-826-7090 • www.canadianentertainers.com Magicians, Costume Characters, Clowns, Carnival Games, Facepainters, Balloon Animals, Airbrush Temporary Tattoos, Henna Artists, Jugglers, Musicians, DJs, On-Site Photo Printing Photography, Video Services, Party Rentals, Caricature Artists, Cotton Candy Machine, Popcorn Machine, Snow Cone Machine. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Caricatures Unlimited
416-242-8745 • www.caricaturesunlimited.com The finest, fun caricatures for all private and corporate events! Outstanding party entertainment! Excellent original sketches of guests drawn quickly on paper or screen projection.

Catwalk Girls Modelling & Makeup Parties
905-876-4534 • Girls pretend to be supermodels in a fashion show or photo shoot! Ages 6+.

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Celebrations Entertainment Co./Woodbridge Party Centre
5875 Highway 7, Unit 14, Woodbridge • 905-850-9193 • www.celebrationsentertainment.ca Top quality entertainment for all occasions, professional balloon decor, party rentals, costume rentals and sales, lawn greetings, storks and more!

Chandelle Productions
416-968-0563 • Book Now! The popular Zanzar the Magical Genie.

Children’s Parties and Music Programs by Robyn (B.A., B.Ed.)
905-881-4699 • musicbyrobyn@sympatico.ca Energetic singer/guitarist will keep birthday guests thoroughly entertained with interactive activities. Singa-longs, movement, dancing, playing percussion instruments, bubbles, parachute games and special song requests guarantee a FUN TIME for all. • Ages: 6mos-8yrs.

Chocolate Tales
289.808.2891 • www.ChocolateTales.ca Our chocolate making parties are great fun for kids, hands - on, Nut-Free and all about chocolate. Book now!

Chris Westfall - Magician
416-888-1594 • High energy kids magic filled with laughs.

Clowns at Party California
Serving Mississauga & GTA • 905-567-8912 • INCREDIBLE Face Painting, Wacky Balloon Sculptures, Magic (Santa, Wizard)

Clowns by Bob the Big Kid
416-901-1279 • Magic shows, balloons, theme parties, game/prizes, face painting, crafts.
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Color Me Mine

5051 Highway 7, Unit 5, Markham • 905-477-0002 • www.markham.colormemine.ca We'll bring everything needed for your guests to paint their own ceramics. We do Birthday Parties, Showers, Corporate or School Events. So when you need a great party idea, don't worry...It'll come to you. Look for our ad in the Birthday Party Places section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

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COOL KIDS YOGA: Yoga Rocks Parties for Kids
647-342-8600 or 905-220-4863 • www.yogarocks.ca A Fun, energetic Yoga birthday party. Creative movement, cooperative games & parachute activities. For children who like to move! • Ages: 4 - 9 and teens 10-15.

Cousin Molly's Music Shows & Classes for Kids!
LTPassion@hotmail.com • 905-846-1598 • www.cousinmolly.com Cousin Molly sings and plays guitar! Songs, stories, puppets, props, instruments for the children to play and more. Great fun!

Creative Clowns
125 Weldrick Rd, Unit 16, Richmond Hill • 905-770-0231 • www.entertainmentontario.com Children’s birthdays are our specialty. Quality professional entertainers for a wide range of social functions. Serving the surrounding Metro regions since 1985. Comedians, magicians, puppets, singers, costumed characters and more. Satisfaction guaranteed. References available. • Ages: 0-10.

Creative Spark Ceramic Painting Parties
416-759-7483 • Bringing everything needed to paint keepsake masterpieces!

Creature Quest Inc.
416 554 1940 • www.creaturequest.ca Calling all parties and schools ... it's time to explore the animal Kingdom! Select from OVER 50 AMAZING ANIMALS including reptiles, mammals, amphibians and birds. Informative, interactive and entertaining it’s an exciting choice for everyone. Customized and pre-made loot bags with animal themes. • Ages: 3+.
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Creepy Crawlers Express Educational Presentations

1 Promenade Circle, PO Box 943, Thornhill • 416-456-0262 • A birthday your child will never forget! Insects, Reptiles, Furry Friends. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Critter World: The Home of Travelling Critters
905-426-2693 • A great hands on animal adventure for all.
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D Jay Entertainment - Clowns, Magicians, Mentalists,

44 Water Wheelway, Toronto • 416-494-3034 • www.djaytheclown.com Professional clowns, magicians, mentalists, musicians, facepainters & variety entertainers. More than 10,000 fabulous interactive shows. Laughter, Guitar Music, Fabulous Balloon Sculpture, Amazing Magic, Puppets and Impersonations. Birthdays, Restaurants, Corporate, Stores, Promotions, Christmas & Picnics. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 1-90.
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Donna’s Driving Service
416-526-1171 • Horse and carriage for all occasions.

Dragoon Puppet Theatre
416-787-8588 • Terrific puppet shows! Music, humour, participation. • Ages: 2-9.

DramaWay Birthday Celebrations - PartyWorks
416-614-1078 x2 • www.dramaway.com Exciting and creative, child-centered, drama birthday parties in your home or an outside location. Personalized themes. Dress-up. Creative movement. Storytelling. Puppetry and imaginative play. • Ages: 3+.

Dynamix Kidvivor Birthday Adventure
647-477-7615 • Amazing challenges + Great prizes + Teamwork and fun = Best Party Ever! • Ages: 6-12.

Enchanted Parties by Carrie
416-889-6977 • Providing Princess, Spa and Fairy parties, custom-made for your child.

Entertainmentbridge-Celebrating the life you are
416-728-9979 • www.Entertainmentbridge.ca Entertainmentbridge bridges clients entertainment needs with our team of Highly professional Artists and Entertainers. We specialize in Amazing Face Painting, Temp Tattoos, Air Brush and Henna for children and adults. Magicians and Ballon Artists too.

Excellent Enterprises (Dottie Dancer the Clown and Friends)
416-696-8822 • Professionally clowning since 1983! Specializing in parties personally designed for your child. Magic, Balloon Sculpting, Facepainting, Comedy, Children’s Percussion Band, Sing-a-Long, Games, Participation Songs, Storytelling, Temporary Tattoos, Puppets and More!

Exhale Mobile Spa - Spa Princess Birthday Parties
416-567-5032 • The Original Spa Princess Birthday Party. • Ages: 6-11 yrs.

Fairy Fun Parties
905-465-5038 • The magical choice for your child’s Birthday! • Ages: 3-10yrs.

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Fairytale Parties
416-992-2726 • www.fairytaleparties.ca Fairytale Parties for boys and girls and Makeover Dance Parties for preteens. Parties include Fairytale host, costumes, games and crafts. • Ages: 2-13.

Fantasy Fables Children’s Entertainment Inc
Toronto: 416-760-7655, Oakville/Miss: 905-847-4654 • www.fantasyfables.com Award winning princess parties. Presenting the Royal Disney Dressup Party: Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Little Mermaid, Snow White & more! We Bring The Magic To You! Since 1985.
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Farco Entertainment

905-761-0010 • www.farcoentertainment.com Featuring Doo Doo the Clown and Dee Dee the Dancing Clown. Talented & professional clowns, magicians, children's singers and jugglers amaze and enchant audiences. Popcorn, snow cones, candy floss and jumping castle rentals also available. We “put a smile on the faces of children of all ages.” Look for our ad on the Inside Back Cover. See coupon section for valuable savings

Feel The Beat
416-816-1533 • Fun-tastic music and movement party age 1-6.
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fiesta4kids.inc

416-546-8482 • www.fiesta4kids.com We offer many jumping bouncers to make your event fun and special. Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties - Inflatables & Party Rentals section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

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Friendly Dinosaur
241 Rutherford Road North, Brampton • 416-561-4013 • We have mascots. superheros. clowns and magicians for parties!

Game Butler
1974 Victoria Park Avenue Unit 14, Toronto • 647-969-4263 • www.thegamebutler.com The Game Butler video game party planners are ready to set up the ultimate video game "Birthday" party for you. We bring the games and the fun right to your door. Look for our ad in this section.
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Golden Canadian Productions

416-766-8494 • www.goldencdnproductions.com Over 2,000 superb performers! Sensible prices. 38 years of professional service. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Golden Opportunity Entertainment
14 Driftwood Court, Grimsby • 905-845-9993 • Magicians, Dora, Elmo, Fairy Princesses, Super Heroes, Barbie & more.

Halleluja Drummers; Interactive Drumming Circles
416-399-9796 • www.hdrummers.com Liven up your party or special event with Halleluja Drummers Interactive Workshops. 416-399-9796! www.hddrummers.com! We bring the drums & percussion.

Happy Faces Party
416-265-9878 • www.happyfacesparty.com We make everyone smile with our amazing face painting, new glitter tattoos or full FUN party packages. Loot bags too!

Happy Time Clowns & Magicians - Tom Horton’s Talent
416-607-6855 or 877-777-4544 • www.happytimeclowns.com Visit our website where you will see pictures of our professional clowns and magicians. Fabulous family entertainers, some with live bunny rabbits. Children’s TV characters, Santa Claus, spider-guy, Pirate Parties and so much more!

Harvey the Magician
905-727-7782 • http://harveythemagician.tripod.com This year, give the gift of MAGIC. The birthday child will be the star of a a fun-filled magic show featuring lots of comedy, laughter, audience participation and amazing magic. For testimonials, please visit my website.

Help Is On The Way Kids Themed Birthday Parties
289-388-0151 • Choose from six themes - starting at $150!

Hollywood Birthdays
416-856-1844 • www.hollywood-birthdays.com Lights, camera action: Hollywood Birthdays will come to your party or you can have an in-studio party. Make a movie with your kids and their friends! Afterward, every child will receive a professionally edited copy of the film - creating a birthday memory that will last a lifetime. • Ages: 1+.

It's A Girl Thing Spa Parties
905-336-3874 • In home manicure and make-up parties for all ages. • Ages: 5+.

It’s A Surprise - Princess & Popstar Parties
416-624-9495 • Costumes, crafts, games, singing and lots more!

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James Funnyhat: Songs & Stories
416-652-9403 • www.jamesfunnyhat.com Fun, creative, and uplifting entertainment. Many fun programs for 0 -10 year olds including music circles for the very young and music/drama workshops for 7 - 10 year olds. Look for our ad in this section.

Justine's Fun Faces
905-294-5198 • www.funfaces.ca Pirates, princesses, tigers, butterflies and more! Fabulous face painting, body art and glitter tattoos for birthday parties, fundraisers and events. Ages 2 and up.
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Keri’s Dancin’ Kids (KDK)~Energized Entertainment

647-282-2163 • www.energizedentertainment.com Get the party started with high energy interactive dance. Add nail art, face paint and crafts. ENERGIZE THE PARTY! Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 5-11yrs.
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Kid's Fun Factory - Science, Teddy Bear and Craft

Adventures
416-239-6047 • www.thekidsfunfactory.com TEDDY BEAR FACTORY: (ages 5-10) Design a T-shirt & make your own Teddy Bear! DINOSAUR ADVENTURE (ages 5-10): Fossils, dig for bones, assemble a large dino. MOTORWORKS (Ages 7-11): Teams build & race wooden cars. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

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Kids Unlimited
905-471-5331 • Clowns for any occasion.

Kim’s Characters
416-618-2012 • Clowns! Pirates! Magicians! Characters! Professional well-known entertainer. • Ages: 2-10.

Ladybug Clowning Connections
416-234-1864 • Great Clowning, Face Painting, Ballooning, Magicians & more…

Laughing Trunk Inc, The - Creative Learning Centre
5602 10th Line W, Unit 106, Mississauga • 905-858-5884 • Theme based parties that bring out children's imagination.

Lil Divas mobile spa parties
647 992 3482 (DIVA) • Mobile spa parties for girls!

Lilly Belle
416-249-6978 • Clown, Magic, Dancing turtle, balloons, face painting.

Living Rhythm
647-444-DRUM (3786) • www.livingrhythm.ca Drum and shake up some fun at your party! Instruments provided for an interactive journey of fun and games with rhythm. For all ages.

Lofty Entertainment
416-410-9248 • Comedy magic shows, bubble dance party, unique balloon animals.

Lolobeauty - Uniquely Chic Pamper Parties for Girls
416.825.7341 • www.lolobeauty.ca Specializing in all-inclusive, upscale pamper parties for kids, tweens and teens. We bring the party to you! Ages: 3-16.

Lucia’s Face Painting
416-494-3034 • Fabulous face painting. A division of D Jay Entertainment.

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Mad Science

1170 Sheppard Ave W, Unit 14, Toronto • 416-630-5282 • www.madscience.org/toronto High energy, interactive & hands on science birthday parties. Dry ice and bubbling potions, rockets and chemical magic. Four new party packages available. We’ll bring the party to you! Loot bags available. We make your party experience fun and easy. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 5-12

Magen Boys High Energy Entertainment
2600 John St #105, Thornhill • 905-513-6464 • www.magenboys.com Are you looking for a birthday party that is like no other? We put on “High Energy” kids’ parties for those of you that are looking for something cool and different. Our parties include music, dance, games, prizes, zany activities and more. Please inquire about our Live Wrestling Parties where wrestlers come to your house!!!

Magic Dan
416-766-8494 • www.goldencdnproductions.com Sensational comedy magic - lots of fun with audience participation.

Magic Plus More
416-657-6287 • www.magicplusmore.com MAGIC and BALLOON shows that dazzle audiences for over 25 years. Greg’s unique style of balloon twisting and special blend of magic and humor are favorites of children and adults alike at any event. BOOK NOW.

Magical Clown - Dumpling
905-826-3513 • Birthday parties by Dumpling. Fun. Magic. Artistic face painting. Balloon sculptures. Nursery schools, seasonal parties, picnics & corporations. • Ages: 1-101.

Mark Lewis Magic Show
416-927-7446 • www.marklewismagic.com 45 minute magic show by the best in town (easily!). 40 years experience. Birthday child is the star of the show!

Memory Lane Video Transfer
905-886-8843 • Protect your memories! Let us convert your home & VHS videos to DVD. • Ages: 4+.

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Mobile Nail Spa
3571 Copernicus Drive, Mississauga • 905 276-4572 • Don’t wait in a busy salon, we provide service to you.

Monkey Club - Parties & Entertainment
416-917-1334 • www.monkeyclub.ca Fun, creative and energetic parties dedicated to the FUN AT HEART! Loot bags available.

Music with Kayla
416-917-9035 • www.kaylamusic.ca Sing, dance and laugh with Kayla – one of Ontario’s premier children’s entertainers – at your child’s next birthday party! Interactive, educational and FUN for parents and children! Look for our ad in this section. • Ages: 1-6 years.

Music With Simone
416-450-6391 • Fun, interactive, music parties for kids. Music, movement & participation. • Ages: 1-5yrs.

My Perfect Princess Party & My Perfect Superhero Party
416-485-5048 • www.myppp.ca Your daughter will really believe she has a fairytale princess at her party and your son will love our amazing superheroes! Games, tattoos, makeup, songs, includes gift for birthday child. A day to remember and treasure forever! • Ages: 3-10.

Mystic Drumz
416-638-5949 • www.mysticdrumz.com Bring the rhythms of over 60 percussion instruments to your child’s celebration. Unique, hands-on musical fun with the birthday child leading the group in an interactive, hour-long power-packed jam session. Lessons & workshops also available. Ages 3+.

Nikki Goldman
416-488-6550 • Total fun with beads for everyone!

Oh So Sweet
50 Sarno Street, Woodbridge • 905-893-4729 • www.ohsosweet.ca Incredibly fun, totally unique NUT FREE baking parties for your kids! Kids have a blast, loot bags are included. We take care of everything!

One-Of-A-Kind Children's Parties
Unique Party Experiences for Children, 647-261-9510 • www.oneofakindchildrensparties.com We provide unique and engaging party experiences! We offer Princess, Diva, Dance, Spa, Music and Movement, Little Picasso, Customized Parties and MORE! We have extensive experience facilitating parties for children with special needs as well!

Pamper Me Princess Parties, Mobile Spa
12 Cricket Hollow, Thornhill • 416-988-7665 • www.pampermeprincessparties.com Everyone Loves To Be Pampered, Choose From Our Many Non-Toxic, Kid-Friendly Packages. Each Princess Gets Her Own Tiara and Boa! • Ages: 5-18.

Papa’s Trains
905-979-8525 • www.papastrains.ca An extraordinary interactive miniature electric model train. It's truly an exciting and magical adventure where kids get to really play! We come to you. Covering all of the GTA. • Ages: 1-12.

Par-T-Perfect Party Planners
905-593-8771 • www.par-t-perfect.com Year round party and event services. Our party leaders and characters will entertain your children while you relax. Inflatable rentals too. • Ages: 1-12 yrs.

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Party At Your Place
416-300-8682 • Character Entertainment we come to you. • Ages: 1-8.

Party For A Princess
416-875-8636 • www.partyforaprincess.ca Party for a Princess is where the Enchantment comes to your Castle. We offer princess parties, spa, cupcake decorating, crystal beading and face painting.

Patty Cakes Puppetry
905-637-7730 • Puppets with Pizzazz! Birthdays, Corporate, Kid's Camp & Special Events! • Ages: 6mos-13yrs.
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Philip & Henry Productions: Magicians

1-866-376-2033 • www.birthday-magician.com Amazing Magic Show by Philip & Henry Productions Inc. at your location. We make the birthday child the star of the show with lots of laughter & participation. Reserve now before your date vanishes. "We bring the smile to your children anywhere in the GTA" Call Now! Look for our ad in the Education section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 3+.

Planet Dance Inc
905-709-2411 • In home dance parties, spa, karaoke, rockstar and music videos. • Ages: 5-14.

Princess Parties Plus
416-277-3346 • www.princesspartiesplus.com We come to your PARTY/EVENT! Variety of parties: Princess, Fairy, Tea Parties, Diva Karaoke, Spa Parties, Magic shows, Puppet shows, Hockey parties, Drama & Teddy Bear Picnics ... Costumes, Crafts, Interactive games, Loot Bags & Music. Free birthday gift. Great for Girls & Boys. • Ages: 1-14.

Put On A Happy Face
17 Ridgefield Cres, Vaughan • 905-832-8240 • Face painting for birthday parties, fairs, corporate events, fundraisers.

Quality Clowns for a Low Price
416-607-5600 • www.qualityclowns.ca Clowns and Magicians for birthday parties and special events. Balloon animals, Face Painting, Amazing Magic Shows and more! Price list online.

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Raina’s Rainbow Party-Sing Along Fun for Kids
416-527-2502 • www.rainasrainbowparty.com Specializing in traditional and popular songs. Kids interact with musical instruments to songs they already know and love! Private parties. Special needs. Fundraisers. Corporate. Summer Music groups.

Ron Guttman - The Party Magician
68 Edmund Seager Dr, Thornhill • 905-889-5113 • www.thepartymagician.com From birthday parties to community events - The Party Magician - creating magical memories for the family audience for over 20 years. • Ages: 5+.

Scrapbooking Parties by Veronica
416-702-3669 • All occasion scrapbooking parties, kids, adults, wedding, showers. • Ages: 6+.

Spa Birthday Parties for Kids Starr Entertainment Inc

416-402-8589 • Spa Birthday Party as seen on PARTY MAMAS. • Ages: 4+.

416-324-8500 or Toll Free 1 (866) 50-STARR • Comedy, Magic, Audience Participation. Live Doves & Rabbit!

Steve’s Magic
905-889-6517 • “Let me make your party MAGIC”. • Ages: 4+.

Storylady
416-530-2942 • www.thestorylady.ca Invite THE STORYLADY to your party for an unforgettable performance of stories, songs, surprises & super fun accompanied by puppets, music and drama. Ages 4 and up.

Sunshine Enterprises: A Craft Birthday
905-889-6047 • Ceramic crafts in your home. Fun, inexpensive. • Ages: 5+.

Super Science
905-479-4459 • Science programs, workshops, special event presentations and shows.

Tom’s Amazing Cats
416-347-1153 or 1-866-810-0100 • www.tvpuppetree.com It’s got Puppets. It’s got Magic. It’s feline fun for ALL ages. It’s Amazing! (and it’s affordable, too). Look for our ad in this section.

Toyland Puppets
416-766-8494 • www.goldencdnproductions.com Puppet Show with a touch of Magic and Music.

Travelling Reptile Show, The
1-877-762-5355 • Birthday parties, day cares, schools, camps & events.

Tricky Ricky
905-508-6750 • Create happy memories for a lifetime. Laughter filled.

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Wanda’s Creative Clay

416-488-CLAY (2529) • www.wandascreativeclay.com Let Wanda share her whimsical, NO mess…clay you make & bake project at your child's next party. In our fabulous studio, or in your home, after-school & camp programs too. It’s fun & easy, and kids of all ages will love the projects they create and take home! Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Other Locations: Studio by Appointment Mt. Pleasant & Eglinton. • Ages: 5+.

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A Dress-up Party by Simply Delightful
905-821-7073 • www.simplydelightful.ca Fairy, Princess, Pop-Star, Spa & Dolly Tea Parties – at our beautiful location or yours. Also available: characters, camps, cakes, balloons, loot bags.
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Active Kids Zone

951 Alness St, Toronto • 416-650-5060 • www.activekidszone.com Sports, Crafts, Cooking, Ceramics, Karaoke, Bear Stuffing (NEW!!!), & FunZone for preschoolers. Pick just one or customize your own unique party. From food to decorations, we have everything you need for a hassle free occasion. Look for our ad in the camp section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 1-12 yrs. • Mon-Wed: 9:30-3:30, Thu: closed, Fri: 9:30-3:30.
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Air Combat Zone Inc

5170 Dixie Rd, Unit 101, Mississauga • 905-602-4775 • www.aircombatzone.com Make this year's birthday party an unforgettable FIGHTER PILOT Experience! Only at Air Combat Zone can your guests dogfight in real jet fighter flight simulators. Perfect for ages 10 and up. Gift Certificates also available. Look for our ad in the Attractions and Family Outings section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

airborne trampoline
3 locations: Woodbridge 905-850-8477, Mississauga 905-828-2412, Newmarket 905-836-9091 • www.airbornetrampoline.ca Host a trampoline party. Fully Coached, Catering Available. Look for our ad in this section. • Ages: 4+.

All Fired Up Paintable Ceramics
8 & 10 Brentwood Rd N, Toronto • 416-233-5512 • www.afu-ceramics.com Looking for something unique to do for your birthday party this year? Come paint with us! Our reasonably priced party packages have something for everyone, from mugs to boxes to animals. Give us a call! All ages welcome! • Tue: 11-6, Wed: 11-9, Thu: 11-6, Fri: 11-9, Sat: 11-6, Sun: 12-5.

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Alpha’s Discovery Club Adventure Parties
170 Ambassador Drive, Unit 9 & 10, Mississauga • 905-564-2511 • Adventure-theme character entertainment in our beautiful playground! Private parties!
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Amazon Downtown Indoor Playground

21 Vaughan Rd, unit 108 (Bathurst/St. Clair), Toronto • 416-656-5832 • www.amazondowntown.com Clean, Safe, Fun! Private Parties, Daily Play, Caregiver & Tot Programs, Balloons, Loots, Gifts, Summer Camp! Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Art Works Art School
238 Jane St (Jane & Lessard Ave), Toronto • 416-766-0662 • Art parties. Art classes, March break and Summer Camps too.

Artistic Way
1003 Eglinton Ave. W, Toronto • 416-760-9027 • www.artisticway.ca Make your own ceramics, drawings, and sculptures while having fun with our professional artists. Learn artist’s tools, media, and techniques!
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Avenue Road Arts School

460 Avenue Rd, Toronto • 416-961-1502 • www.avenueroadartsschool.com For birthday bashes with an artistic flair, we offer Visual Art Parties for children ages 4 to 12 years. Choose from a variety of fun, theme-based art projects like stuffed animals, masks and mini-aquariums, led by professional artists and qualified art instructors. Book your child's party online or call the school at (416) 9611502. Look for our ad in the Art section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 9mos-adult • Mon-Thu: 8:30-8, Fri: 8:30-6:30, Sat: 8:30-5:30.
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Beach Blast Indoor and Outdoor Beach Volleyball

15 Leswyn Rd (401 and Allen Expressway), Toronto • 416-633-5929 • www.beachblast.ca High Energy Action Packed Parties led by our experienced and creative staff. Sand Games, Races, Volleyball, Treasure Hunts & more. Free invitations on website. Ideal for kids 3+. Let us tire your kids out! • Ages: 3-12. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Beach Fairway Golf Range and Mini Golf
411 Victoria Park Ave, Toronto • 416 686 4101 • Great golf camps all summer long.

Bead Junction
389 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto • 416-533-8555 • We love beads.

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Bizzy Bee Playcentre
1971 Queen St. E, 2nd floor, Toronto • 416-691-5111 • Birthday Parties, Child-minding services. • Ages: 0-6 years.

BoNa Party Place Inc.
4945 Dundas St. W, Etobicoke • 647-258-0459 • Drop-in play time, private parties and workshops in different languages.
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Bounce ‘N’ Play Indoor Playground - Woodbridge

71 Marycroft Ave, #20, Woodbridge • 905-850-7529 • www.bounceandplay.ca Voted # 1 playground in Vaughan. Newly Renovated. Clean, bright, colourful. Private parties. Jumping castles, slides, rock climbing, separate toddler area & more. Balloons, loot bags & in house catering available. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Other Locations: 5875 Highway 7 Unit 7 Woodbridge 905-851-9599 • Ages: 1-10.

Bravery Hearts
242 Brooke Ave, Toronto • 416-915-1884 • www.braveryhearts.com Bravery Heart items are sold across the country in support of initiatives at children's hospitals like the Bravery Beads Program. Have a jewelry making party & make your own necklace or bracelet - one from the party gets donated to Sick Kids Hospital for a child who has been brave. • Ages: 3+.

Bulldog Interactive Fitness
109 Vanderhoof Avenue, Toronto • 416-291-2245 • www.bulldoginteractivefitness.com The newest Youth Fitness Craze and COOLEST Birthday Party spot in town! Video games & interactive equipment. Race with your friends on cool Playstation Game Bikes, bust-a-move on DDR Dance Machines, climb up Mount Everest on our climbing wall. Memberships, sports training, camps and schools all welcome!

Burd’s Family Fishing
13077 Hwy 48, Stouffville • 905-640-2928 • Best trout fishing in Ontario. Beautiful park-like setting on 6 acres. Stocked pond.

Casa Loma
1 Austin Terrace, Toronto • 416-923-1171 • www.casaloma.org Explore a real castle for your child’s birthday party. Photo opportunities with Kings, Queens and Wizard Cut outs. Available 7 days a week.

Chamelea
Multiple locations or your location • 416-827-5706 • Science+ Art + Music = Smart Fun! Birthday Parties.

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Child's Play
16 Queen Elizabeth Blvd, Toronto • 416-236-8255 • Children’s entertainment centre: parties, karaoke and more!

Children's Technology Workshop
3220 Yonge Street, Toronto • 416-425-2289 • www.ctworkshop.com Help your child discover their passion! We offer classes in robotics and engineering, animation/digital video production, video game design, digital art and graphic design. Programs are offered in a camp, after school, or birthday party format.

Circus Parties at Wonderful World of Circus
2600 John St, Unit 115, Markham • 905-479-2411 • www.wonderfulworldofcircus.com Show, parties & events in our gym or to go. With clowns, jugglers, trained dogs & birds, aerial gymnasts and much more!

Cirque-ability
214-227 Sterling Rd, Toronto • 647-238-0868 • www.cirque-ability.com Birthday Parties for Children & Adults. Trapeze, Silks, Hoop, Acrobatics, Breakdance and more! Check out our Camps & Classes too!

Clay Room, The
279 Danforth Ave, Toronto • 416-466-8474 • www.theclayroom.ca Creative clay parties. Paint your own ceramic parties, in store / take home. Birthday Parties. Bridal showers. Corporate parties. Baby prints. Walk In. Summer Clay & Craft Camps. Assortment 300+ items. Gift Certificates. Group Rates. Sat & Sun 11am - 6pm, July - Aug (Mon - Fri) 11am-8pm, Sept - June (Tue - Fri) 12 - 8pm, open Monday in Dec. • Ages: 5+.

CN Tower
301 Front St West, Toronto • 416-601-4704 • www.cntower.ca Sky-high, unique and memorable birthdays at the CN Tower. Enjoy unlimited rides to the top to explore the CN Tower and world famous Glass Floor plus enjoy food and drink in a private party room.
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Color Me Mine

5051 Highway 7, Unit 5, Markham • 905-477-0002 • www.markham.colormemine.ca Create your very own ceramic masterpiece while you celebrate. Party packages include; party room, a dedicated staff member to run your party and glazing and firing. You have all the fun; we do the cleanup. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Cookerydoo
416-578-9786 • Cooking & craft parties tailored to many themes. At our location or yours.

Creative Memories Consultant - Kimberley Mitton
11 Armada Court, Toronto • 416-439-6965 • www.creativememories.ca Organization help and supplies for completing traditional or digital scrapbooks. Workshops/private gatherings/birthdays. Fundraising and children’s programs also available.

Creative Play - Indoor Playground Party Centre
539 Westney Rd. S. Ste # 3, Ajax • 905-231-1900 • www.creativeplay.ca Creative Play specializes in kid's birthday parties, daily play and special events for kids ages 6 months to 10 years.

Cuttie Cut
1796 Avenue Road, Toronto • 647-341-1198 • Kids’ spa party includes manicure, pedicure, hair etc. Party/play room too.

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Delta Chelsea Hotel
33 Gerrard Street West, Toronto • 416-595-1975 or 1-800-CHELSEA (243-5732) • www.deltachelsea.com Celebrate your party at our Hotel, home of the 130-foot "Corkscrew" waterslide. We’ll take care of all the details while you have a splashing good time! Parties include unlimited use of waterslide and pool; many delicious food choices; beverage & snacks; birthday cake; loot bag; decorations and Hotel parking.

Dreams Indoor Playland
2701 Rutherford Rd Unit 3, Concord • 905-417-3962 • www.dreamsplayland.ca Having a party? Tired of all the running around? Dreams is the place to be. Let us be your one stop shop. We do everything from catering, loot bags, balloons and even character entertainers and cakes. 3 Large Private Party Rooms. • Ages: 1-9yrs.

Eastie Boyz Paintball
20 Lockport Ave, Etobicoke • 416-233-5888 • 14,000 sq feet of paintball action. Party packages available.

Extreme Fun Indoor Playground
186 Bartley Drive, Toronto • 416-757-8777 • www.extremefun.ca Enjoy over 5,500 sq ft. of safe clean fun. We offer Daily Play, Birthday Parties, Lootbags, Balloons, Catering. Where the Fun Never Ends 7 days a Week ! Ages: 0-12.

Fairyland Theatre
1183A Finch Ave W, Unit 1 & 2, Toronto • 416-663-1700 • Unique themed private parties with dressup, makeup, dance & games.

Fantasy Fair
500 Rexdale Blvd, Etobicoke • 416-674-5437 • www.fantasyfair.ca Celebrate your birthday at Ontario's largest indoor amusement park. Discounted day passes available for advanced bookings. Complimentary passes for Birthday child & 1 chaperone. Discounted face-painting and arcade tokens available. Closed Tuesdays Spring & Fall. Look for our ad in the Amusement section and see the coupon section for valuable savings. • Mon-Thu: 12-7, Fri-Sun: 11-7.

Fitness 4 Success Inc
10 Westcreek Dr., Unit 17, Vaughan • 905-850-2008 • www.f4s.ca Our party experience is unmatched! Expert staff will guide your guests through the exciting games found in the XRKade, where they'll run, jump, punch, kick and dance, then catch their breath in our party room!

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Flare Group, The
200 Davis Dr, Ste 2, Newmarket • 905-898-1149 • Glamourous and Fun! Be a model for a day.

Funology
416-801-7923 • www.funology.ca Funology takes imagination, creativity and hands-on activities and mixes them in a big beaker to produce some of the most engaging, innovative and FUN birthdays, workshops and school programs. • Ages: 4-12.

FunZone Party Centre Ltd.
3165 Unity Dr, Unit 2, Mississauga • 905-608-ZONE (9663) • www.funzonepartycentre.ca Canada’s #1 Indoor Party Centre. 3 level castle with 5 slides, Little Mermaid & Sponge-Bob Bouncers, Rock Climbing, Toddler Area, Video Games, Table Games & more! Private Parties Mon thru Friday, Saturday & Sunday 2 parties only. • Ages: 1-10.
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Future Stars Arena

1107 Finch Ave West, Toronto • Toll Free: 1-866-782-2822 or 416-782-2822 • www.futurestarsarena.com Make your child’s next birthday a hockey or skating theme party! Fun & enthusiastic staff design a custom Birthday party specially for your child including an NHL style skills competition, 3 on 3 hockey tournament, on-ice games and disco skating party. Book a party and get a FREE hockey Camp. We provide invitations & catering. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 4 - 21.

Golden Ridge Golf
1700 Stouffville Road, Richmond Hill • 905-888-0505 • Camps, Birthdays, Miniature Golf, Practice and more.
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Groove School of Dance

491 Eglinton Ave West - Avenue Rd/Eglinton; Bayview/Lawrence at Toronto French School • 416-919-2914 • www.grooveschoolofdance.com Dance activities, games and crafts. You can rent our facility and book: Sonshine & Broccoli music, Jay Sports party, Karate party, or Whimz. For more information go to www.grooveschoolofdance.com and click on birthday parties. Look for our ad in the After School Activities category. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Gymalaya Gymnastics Club
8051 Keele Street, Unit #1, Vaughan • 905-760-5655 • www.gymalaya.com Hop on the 40 foot tumble trampoline, flip over the obstacle course, swing on the bars and play special parachute games during this fun-filled gymnastics event. • Other Locations: 16945 Leslie St., Newmarket 905-868-8200 • Ages: 18 mos – 10 yrs.

Gyros Gymnastics
2301 Keele St Unit 105, North York • 416-614-0521 • www.gyrosgymnastics.ca Fun-filled gymnastics birthday parties, recreational gymnastics classes and seasonal camps. New, clean and bright facility. Certified coaches. Large viewing area. • Ages: 4yrs+.

Hangar at Downsview Park, The
75 Carl Hall Rd, Downsview • 416-638-8478 • www.downsviewpark.ca Parties with indoor beach volleyball, indoor soccer and other field sports for all ages! Food and beverage facilities. Availability: summer - best; winter - limited. Look for our ad in the Attractions & Family Outings.

High Park Family Fun Place
2968 Dundas Street West, Toronto • 416-762-3999 •

Historic Sites & Museums of Toronto
Operated by City of Toronto, • Events Hotline: (416) 338-3888 • www.toronto.ca/culture/birthdays Enjoy themed parties at Toronto's historic sites. Reasonable rates.

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Humber Arboretum - Centre for Urban Ecology
205 Humber College Blvd, (Finch & HWY 27), Etobicoke • 416-675-5009 • Chickadee feeding, Ponds, Insects, Snowshoeing birthdays and more!

In Play Inc
18075 Leslie St, unit 201, Newmarket • 905-953-8299 • www.inplayinc.ca Huge indoor playground, mini golf, rock climbing, bear making, Webkinz, arcade & prize games, kiddie rides & more. Restaurant, parties, open late. • Ages: all!

In Play Inc - Lil Kridders
551 Bryne Dr, Barrie • 705-730-5582 • www.inplayinc.ca Huge indoor playground, toddler zone, basketball room, bear making, Webkinz, arcade & prize games, kiddie rides & more. Restaurant, parties, open late.

Jellybeenz Indoor Play and Party Centre
10 Bramhurst Ave, Units 13 & 14, Brampton • 905-463-BEEN (2336) • Indoor Activity Centre, Playground and Party Centre. • Mon-Fri: 9:30-3:30.

Jiggles & Giggles Indoor Playground and Party Centre
120 Carlauren Rd, Unit #1 (Weston Rd. & Hwy 7), Woodbridge • 905-264-8222 • www.jigglesandgiggles.ca Private birthday parties & daily drop-in play. Large air bouncers, climbing towers, slides, toddler area, private kitchen & more. Bright, clean, safe & uniquely designed. Ages 10 and under. • Thu-Fri: 10-2.

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Just Bounce Trampoline Club

3731 Chesswood Dr, North York • 416-635-0206 • www.justbounce.ca 8 TRAMPOLINES for your private super party! Look for our ad in the Camp category. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Kiddies Korner Indoor Playground and Birthday Centre
10288 Yonge St, Unit #7 Lower Level, Richmond Hill • 905-883-9373 • www.kiddieskornerplayground.com Exciting, hassle-free birthday party. Exclusive use of the playground - bouncing castle, slides, ball pit andmore! Expert party planners for your child’s event. • Ages: babies - 6yrs • Mon-Fri: 8:30-5:30.

Kidnasium
745 Mount Pleasant Rd, 2nd Floor, Toronto • 416-480-2608 • www.kidnasium.ca We provide the entertainment and kids have all the fun! Mini trampoline, balance beams, climbing, jumping opportunities and more. Come visit our clean and inviting facility and see why birthdays are always a hit at Kidnasium! Private parties. Ages: 18 mos. - 9 yrs.

Kidnetix Edu-Play Centre Inc.
190 Bovaird Drive West Unit 50, Brampton • 905-459-7529 • Interactive educational indoor playground. Private birthday parties.

Kids on the Loose Playland & Cafe
114 Anderson Ave. Units 4 & 5, Markham • 905-201-0409 • www.kidsontheloose.ca A safe, carefree environment with over 7,300 square feet of play space and two large playrooms for kids to let loose. Our mission is CLEAN, SAFE, and FUN! • Ages: 0-12.

Kidsports
4500 Dixie Rd, Unit 8, Mississauga • 905-624-9400 • www.toronto.com/kidsports 18,000 square foot indoor playground paradise! Two age appropriate play areas, also Sports Gymnasium, Birthday Parties, General Play and Corporate Events. • Ages: 0-12.

Kidsportsplex
212 Wyecroft Road, Unit 22, Oakville • 905-844-5437 • Indoor playground and sports facility.

Kidz Rock Climbing & Party Centre
636 Edward Ave., Unit #6, Richmond Hill • 905-883-ROCK (7625) • www.kidzrock.ca Specializing in birthday parties and groups. Basketball, video games, and coffee to enjoy while you relax and the enthusiastic staff will take care of everything!

Kidz Universe & Laser Town
4020-B Unit 6 Sladeview Cres, Mississauga • 905-606-2227 • www.kidzuniverseandlasertown.com Indoor Playground offers Private Birthday Parties and other packages. • Ages: 1+.

Kin-R-Gee Family Centre
9141 Keele St, Bldg C Unit 1 (Keele & Rutherford), Concord • 905-303-PLAY (7529) • www.kinrgee.com Children's activity centre including: Indoor playground, birthday party facility, café with TV & Internet access, classes, party supplies and babysitting services. State-of-the-art, 7000 sq. ft. Super Centre!

Kinder Zone Indoor Playground
420 Hwy 7 E, Unit B101, Richmond Hill • 905-882-8396 • Private birthday parties and play centre. Safe & clean environment. • Ages: 1+.

Laser Quest
Brampton 905-456-9999, Richmond Hill 905-883-6000, Toronto East 416-285-1333, Mississauga 905-272-8000, www.laserquest.com The Birthday Blast is hassle-free for parents! It includes two Laser Quest games, 2-for-1 passes for guests plus a free game pass for the birthday person. Celebrate after the games in a private party room. • Ages: 7+.

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Legacy of Dance Academy
3530 Pharmacy Ave. - Unit 2, Toronto • 416-492-4491 • Choose from jazz, ballet, hip hop, princess, 2 hr parties.

Lil’ Explorers Clubhouse and Indoor Gym
190 Bullock Dr. Unit 10, Markham • 905-910-7529 • www.lilexplorers.ca Markham’s Premier Kids’ Party Centre. Private playground parties in our huge open-concept playground. Spa-licious Parties Princess Parties. Customized loot bags. Introducing L.E.’s Candy Shop offering candy loot bags, candy gift baskets and more.

Loblaws Cooking Schools
Specific locations across Ontario • 1-800-296-2332 ext # 3 • All-inclusive birthday party “cooking packages” for kids!

Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People Drama School
165 Front St E, Toronto • 416-862-2222 • Unique birthday party packages for ages 3 & up.

Lynrich Arts
275 - 300 John Street Thornhill Square, Thornhill • 905-771-0411 • www.lynricharts.com New Facility. “Arty” parties, art classes & ceramics photo canvas printing (Giclées). Summer art camp. Full kitchen for fundraisers & corporate events.

Mackenzie House Museum
82 Bond Street, Toronto • 416-392-6915 • Explore an 1859 house. Print on a vintage press. • Ages: 8-12.
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Martha Hicks School of Ballet

2384 Yonge Street, 2nd Fl, Toronto • 416-484-4731 • www.mhsb.ca Birthday dance parties for children ages 5 and up. Choose from Jazz, Hip Hop or Ballet. 2 hour party with a performance at the end for parents. Centrally located at Yonge and Eglinton. Maximum 16 children. Look for our ad in After School (Dance) section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
Exhibition Place, Toronto • 416-260-1234 • www.medievaltimes.com Feast on a 4 course banquet & cheer for knights on horseback! Celebrate your birthday for free! Join the Birthday Fellowship at medievaltimes.com. Conditions apply. Check web for details. Group Birthday packages available. Call 1-888-WE-JOUST. Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties section.

My Artlab
66 Lewis St, Toronto • 416-778-9067 • www.myartlab.ca Birthday Parties at My Artlab unleash creativity and spark imagination. Two hours with magic. Drawing, painting, sculpture, multimedia, installation and interactive art. In studio or in the garden. Groups of up to 10 kids

Nascar SpeedPark
1 Bass Pro Mills Dr, Vaughan • 905-669-7370 • Family fun, dine Nascar style • Ages: 4+.
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North Beach Dinosaur Dig

74 Railside Rd, North York • 416-446-0777 • www.northbeachvolleyball.com Book a Dinosaur Dig for your kids. Discover the thrill of digging up prehistoric skeletons. Kids help put together different dinosaurs. Dinosaur exploration takes place in the 1500 tonnes of sand around North Beach. For parties, clubs and school groups. Call us for dig details. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 3+.

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North Beach Indoor Rock Climbing Parties

74 Railside Rd, North York • 416-446-0777 • www.northbeachvolleyball.com Play in the sand or climb the mountains. North Beach now has indoor rock climbing for birthday parties and group outings. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 4+.
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North Beach Indoor Volleyball Academy

74 Railside Rd, North York • 416-446-0777 • www.northbeachvolleyball.com Kids love playing in our sand! Bring your group for an exciting, unique party supervised by our fun, highenergy activities director. New rock climbing wall. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 4+.
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Nuf House

2100 Steeles Ave W, Units 3&4, Vaughan • 905-482-0272 • www.nufhouse.com 4000 sq. ft of fun. Private parties. Knights, Pirates, Princesses, Hawaiian themes. Magic, balloons, Face painting, Fashion/Costume Show. Playground, jumping castle, foosball & air hockey tables too. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 0 to 10 years.
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Of Rock and Chalk

482 Ontario Street , Newmarket • 905-895-7625 • 1-888-248-7625 • www.rockandchalk.com Our birthday parties are for all ages. Enjoy two hours of climbing, games and 45 min in the party room. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Ontario Science Centre
770 Don Mills Rd, North York • 416-696-3256 • www.ontariosciencecentre.ca Treat your child to an exciting, educational, FUN-filled birthday party led by our “Party Pro”. We have FUN down to a science! Wheelchair accessible. Look for our ad in this section.

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Orange Dot - Party Studio

1640A Avenue Road, Toronto • 416-780-2088 • www.orangedotinc.com Celebrate your perfect party with us! Yoga, Jumping Castles, Dance, Arts & Crafts, Music, Teddy Bear Picnics, Theatre, Sports, Free Play & more! 3000 sq. ft. of pure excitement! Look for our ad in the Parent/Tot section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Peanut Club Indoor Playground
2788 Bathurst St, Toronto • 416-782-8735 • Motorized vehicles, baby area, slides, air hockey and so much more! • Ages: 6 mos - 7yrs.

482 Ontario St
Newmarket, ON L3Y 2K7

We offer a wide range of programs for adults and children. Birthday parties, Camps, School Groups, After school lessons, Adult lesson, Corporate groups, Birthday parties and more.

905-895-7625 • www.rockandchalk.com
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Pippi's World Indoor Playground and Birthday Party Centre
1381 Lakeshore Rd E, #2 Mississauga • 905-271-0642 • PRIVATE, very affordable party packages. Daily play & casual daycare available. • Ages: 0-7 years.

Play-A-Saurus Indoor Playground & Private Parties Centre
3355 The Collegway Unit 30 & 31, Mississauga • 905-607-6060 • Indoor playground. Private birthday party centre.

Playdium
99 Rathburn Rd W (across from Square One), Mississauga • 905-273-4810 x250 • www.playdium.com Put your next party into high gear with the ultimate one-of-a-kind experience at Playdium! Value packages for all ages. Extreme fun with over 200 interactive games in our 40,000 square foot playground. Video games, Go-Karts, Mini-Golf, Batting Cages and much more! Open year round, 7 days/wk. Call for hours.

Playground Paradise
150 Grenoble Dr, North York • 416-395-6014 • Two level play structure, toddler area. Party bookings.

Princess Palace Dress-Up Party Centre
241 Edgeley Blvd, Unit 5, Concord • 905-660-2215 • www.princesspalace.ca From Dress-up, to Make-up to a Royal Tea Party, we will host your Enchanted Event. We take care of everything! Nut Free. Inquire about our Spa, Pawfect Bear Parties, and Lawn signs. Also available: Summer, Christmas and March Break Camps!

Rainbow Cinemas
3 Locations: Promenade Mall 905-886-7464, Woodbine Shopping Centre 416-213-9048 and Market Square 416-214-7006 • www.rainbowcinemas.ca Celebrate your child's birthday party Hollywood style at Rainbow Cinemas! Movie fun with the birthday child as the lead star! Family friendly prices. Call the Rainbow Cinema of your choice for movie details and to arrange the party! Look for our ad in this section.
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Rainbow Playland (in Richmond Hill)

28 Fulton Way, Unit 7, Richmond Hill • 905-886-0306 • www.playrainbow.ca An indoor playground, party room, enclosed toddler area, bathrooms and infant change facility. WeekdayWeekend parties available; School visits welcome. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 4-8 • Tue-Fri: 10-3.
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Reptilia

2501 Rutherford Road, Vaughan • 905-761-6223 • Exciting reptile show. Hands-on activities. All inclusive party packages. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 4+.
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Rhythm Dance Studio

6A Tippet Road, Toronto • 416-560-4445 • www.rhythmdance.ca Interactive dance routine and games. Face painting, arts & crafts all in one amazing party. Have fun – Leave it to Rhythm! Look for our ad in the Parent/Tot & Drop Off Programs section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Richmond Hill Gymnastics
475 Edward Ave #12, Richmond Hill • 905-884-6175 • Parent & tot, preschool, recreational, competitive, camps, birthdays. • Ages: 1-16.

Rinx
65 Orfus Rd, North York • 416-410-RINX (7469) • Interactive, Exciting, Sports-themed Venue! • Ages: 5+.

Rock Oasis Inc
Ajax Community Centre, 75 Centennial Rd, Ajax • 905-231-3434 • Rock climbing parties. 2 hours of fun! • Other Locations: Toronto 416-703-3434 • Ages: 6+.

Rock the House Children’s Drama Studio Inc.
416-732-5108 • RockTheHouseDrama@rogers.com Customized mystery, theatre or television DRAMA parties in our studio or your home. This is the party for your big or little Drama King or Queen. • Ages: 6 - 14.

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Royal Kid's Palace- Kids Birthday Party Centre
492 Champagne Drive, Toronto • 416-916-2904 • www.royalkidspalace.com Private Kids Parties, Up to 16 Royal Packages, Up to 32 kids Ages 1-14, Parties That Come To You, Royal Kids & Babies Boutique - Loot bags, Balloons, Diaper Cakes, New Baby Gift Basket, Candy Cakes, Build A Bear Sets.

Scooter’s Roller Palace
2105 Royal Windsor Dr, Mississauga • 905-823-4001 • www.scooters.on.ca Birthday parties, roller skating/roller blading facility featuring public skating, skate rentals, artistic skating, lessons. DJ music, refreshments, arcade, and private party bookings. Call for hours. Look for our ad in this section.
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SCORE Birthday Bashes - Specializing in Sport Parties

2760 Bathurst St. (S. of Lawrence), Toronto • 905-709-6383 • www.scoredaycamp.com Pick the sports of your choice for a hassle-free, FUN-ominal time! Choose from Floor/Roller Hockey, Soccer, Basketball & many more. Experienced, professional sports instructor. Great for boys & girls! Central location. Party room. Loot bags available. Excellent facilities. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 4-12.

Specializing in sport parties for kids 4-12 years

Choose from:
• Floor hockey • Soccer • Bordenball • Dodgeball • Scooter hockey • Basketball and many other activities.

Bathurst & Lawrence location with Double Gymnasium!
Hassel Free Party. Private Party Room

905-709-6383 www.scoredaycamp.com
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Scrapbooks by Sindi
416-910-8505 • www.scrapbooksbysindi.ca Fun, creative and memorable birthday parties. Instructional classes all year round for all levels, beginner and up. Mommy and me classes. Call for information and class times. Girls and Boys, Ages 8 and up.
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Solar Stage Children’s Theatre Birthday Parties

100 Upper Madison, Concourse Level (Yonge/Sheppard), Toronto • 416-368-8031 • www.solarstage.on.ca Exciting & fun-filled birthday/theatre experience! Group rates available. Look for our ad in the Theatre & Concerts for Kids section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 3-10.
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South Simcoe Railway Heritage Corporation

Mill Street West, Tottenham • 905-936-5815 • www.southsimcoerailway.ca Celebrate a birthday or any other special occasion in a unique way with a Baggage Car Party aboard the vintage train! Look for our ad in the Attractions & Family Outings section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Sportball
1-877-678-5437 • www.sportball.ca High-energy Multi-Sport parties with enthusiastic coaches consist of sports and fun games that encourage the full participation of all children. • Ages: 2 yrs+.

Studio 7 - Birthday Parties
1977 Avenue Rd, Toronto • 416-480-2902 • Kids & teens will design, sew and make their own creations in the studio to keep and take home. Parties, workshops and sewing classes. • Other Locations: Richmond Hill • Ages: 7+.

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That Chocolate Shoppe by the Lake
4 Parrot Street, Ajax • 905-427-7366 • Novelty cakes, chocolates, confections, classes. No Peanuts!
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The eZone

120 North Queen Street, Toronto, Ont, M8Z 2E2 • 416-252-8300 • www.theezone.ca With over 34,000 sq. ft of entertainment options, the eZone is THE place to host your child's next birthday party! Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Timber Creek Miniature Golf & Fun Center
12772 9th Line, Stouffville • 905-642-5174 • www.timbercreekgolf.ca Fun-filled birthdays. Two mini golf courses among waterfalls. Jumping castle, inflatable slide, games barn, gemstone mining area, batting cages, driving range and more. • Ages: 3-65.
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TimBUKtu Indoor PlayLand

321 Rexdale Blvd., Unit #1, Etobicoke • 416-745-4333 • www.timbuktuplayland.ca Age 0-7. Kid’s indoor playground for Private Parties or Events available 7 days a week. Loot bags and balloons available. A safe, clean and fun environment for all! TimBUKtu “Where Your Party is the Only Party!” Look for our ad in the Amusement Centres Section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Toronto Climbing Academy
100a Broadview Ave, Toronto • 416-406-5900 • 2 hours of climbing. Gear provided. Certified instructors. • Ages: 6-12.
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Two Moms Baked Goods - Safe Snacks

3323 Bathurst Street, Toronto • 416-783-7200 • www.mysafesnacks.com Two Moms Baked Goods is a fun, interactive & 100% nut-free baking facility that offers children the chance to create delectable home-baked treats. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Wave Pool, The
5 Hopkins St, Richmond Hill • 905-508-WAVE (9283) • www.richmondhill.ca Open year round, The Wave Pool offers safe family fun! Enjoy a Wave Swim with four foot waves, a 160 foot twisting water slide, swirl pool and more. Call for more information and swim schedules. Look for our ad in this section.

Whirlyball
65 Orfus Rd, North York • 416-787-5858 • A new, exciting game played in Bumper Cars! Great birthday parties! • Ages: 9+.

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Whittamore’s Farm, Market & Pick-Your-Own
8100 Steeles Ave. E., Markham • 905-294-8200 • www.whittamoresfarm.com Enjoy a few hours out on the farm with your birthday child and some friends! Unlimited Farm Yard Activities, Private Wagon Ride, NEW Farm Bouncer, play on the Tractor Tire Climb and become a cowboy at the Rock n’Ride Horseplay. • Ages: 3-8.

WoodieWoodchucks Inc
4466 Sheppard Ave E, Scarborough • 416-298-3555 • Restaurant. Indoor amusement centre. Play area. Maze.

XSCAPE Entertainment Centre
18151 Yonge Street (Yonge & Greenlane), Newmarket • 905-953-2791 • www.cineplex.com/xscape 10,000 square feet of over 80 of the latest interactive games, party suites, Brunswick virtual bowling lanes, great prizes and more! Call to find out about discounts available on party packages or check us out online at cineplex.com/xscape. Look for our ad in this section.

YogaBuds: Yoga for Kids Birthday Parties
416-785-7888 • www.yogabuds.com Unique yoga birthday parties for children (4+) and teens. A fun and creative way to make your child's birthday special.

Your Fired ...
10178 Yonge St, Richmond Hill • 905-737-8944 • www.yourfiredceramics.ca Paint it yourself ceramics studio with more than 1000 different pieces. Birthday Party Packages. 2 separate party rooms or we’ll close the whole store for big parties.

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ead to a children's bookstore or the kids' section of your local bookstore when it comes time to find something for your child to read. The knowledgeable staff who specialize in kids are usually very experienced about how to find something to pique the interest of even the most stubborn non-readers. Ask for help because it can take all the frustration out of the search. You can also visit the Toronto Public Library, the largest public library system in Canada. Each library has its own programs - check the website: www.tpl.toronto.on.ca for a library near you.

• Children’s Bookstores
Another Story Bookshop
315 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto • 416-462-1104 • Excellent multicultural, anti-bias children’s books. Child friendly.

Ella Minnow Children's Bookstore
1915 Queen Street E., Toronto • 416-698-2665 • Great books for kids, birth to teen.

Flying Dragon Bookshop, The
1721 Bayview Ave, Toronto • 416-481-7721 • Wondrous books and related gifts for all ages.

Indigo Books and Music
www.indigo.ca • Treat your little ones to the IndigoKids Experience! Explore the ultimate selection of books, music, games and toys. Story time and crafts at selected locations. • Other Locations: see website for a location near you. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Mabel's Fables Children’s Bookstore
662 Mount Pleasant Rd, Toronto • 416-322-0438 • www.mabelsfables.com The most enchanting bookstore in Toronto. Toddler storytimes. Author visits. Gift Cards, baby baskets, etc. All our books are grouped into age departments from age “baby” to 14+. Everyone loves to visit the little bookstore for big readers. Call for store hours.

Parentbooks
201 Harbord St, Toronto • 416-537-8334 • www.parentbooks.ca Books for parents, professionals and kids on all topics of interest including childbirth, education, special needs, grief & loss, adoption and various parenting issues. Mail, e-mail and phone orders welcome. • Mon-Sat: 10:30-6.

Raising Readers Children's Literacy Program and Bookclub
647-897-6017 • Raising Readers Children's Literacy Program and Book club.

• Specialty & Personalized Books
Baby ... I Can Hardly Wait!, Samet Publishing
416-568-7163 • A comprehensive diary and reference guide for expectant moms & newborns.

CNIB (formerly Canadian National Institute For The Blind) - Library Resource Centre
1929 Bayview Ave, Toronto • 416-486-2500 • www.cnib.ca Books and periodicals in Braille and other formats (talking books, electronic text, etc).

French Connextion
P.O. Box 85042, Burlington • 1-866-650-7979 • www.frenchconnextion.ca French language books, board games, theatre scripts, DVD’s & much more! Special pricing for schools & educators. Custom orders also available.

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LOVE, MOMMY: WRITING LOVE LETTERS TO YOUR BABY
www.findingyourbliss.com Preserve, chronicle and write your child’s memories. Super model Cindy Crawford loves this book and recommends it to all moms. Available on Amazon.com, www.findingyourbliss.com or by email: judyelle@ican.net. Look for our ad in this section.

Magnificent Creations Limitee
905-891-1934 • www.magnificentcreations.com Manifest Your Magnificence is a unique set of 64 affirmation cards and audio cd designed specifically to nurture a child's self-esteem. Each affirmation carries a powerful "I AM" message that connects children to their Magnificence.

Owlkids
1-800-551-6957 • www.owlkids.com/help Owlkids publishes award-winning books and magazines, Chirp, chickaDEE and OWL, that captivate, inspire and teach children as they grow. Chirp is recommended for ages 3-6; chickaDEE for ages 6-9; OWL for ages 9-13.

Picture it Picture Books
(416) 277-8644 • Books that children illustrate, exercising their imagination!

StoryTime
83 Dina Rd, Maple • 905-832-3397 • Personalized children’s books including Disney. Lowest Prices! • Ages: 0-12.

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e don't profess to tell you whether to choose breast or bottle - that decision is very personal. However, if you did choose breast, you may have found that it isn't as easy as it sounded. While it seems that breastfeeding should be natural, it can be frustrating. Follow your instincts; if something doesn't feel right, it may be time to consult an expert. Don't wait because babies can get dehydrated quickly. You can also find places to purchase breastfeeding pumps, supplies and clothing in this section.

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A Perfect Fit Innerfashions Boutique
17 Frontenac Ave, Toronto • 416-782-8378 • Trained fit specialist will help you find the perfect fit in a bra!

Able Home Health Care
3537 Bathurst St, Toronto • 416-789-5551 • For all your Medela Breastfeeding needs. Sales & Rentals.

Bestfeeding Services; Greater Toronto Area - Anne-Marie Desjardins
Pager 416-295-8441 • Breastfeeding & newborn care consultation. Medela breastfeeding products available.

Better Breastfeeding
491 Eglinton Avenue West, 2nd floor, Toronto • 416-782-6111 ext. 119 • Discover better breastfeeding at Toronto's multidisciplinary breastfeeding clinic.

Breastfeeding Centre for Families, Toronto East General
825 Coxwell - Main Floor G111, Toronto • 416-469-6667 • 7 days/wk. 10 am - 3pm. Drop in. Bring OHIP card.

Childbirth and Parenting Centre St Joseph’s Health Centre Breastfeeding Clinic
30 The Queensway, Toronto • 416-530-6367 • Prenatal and postnatal support and breastfeeding support.

City Pharmacy Remedy’sRX
238 Danforth Ave, Toronto • 416-469-1898 • Sale and rental of Ameda and Avent products.

Evymama Nursing and Maternity Boutique
266 Jane Street, Toronto • 416-913-0546 • Breastfeeding and maternity apparel, accessories, baby carriers.

For Baby & You: Wendy Goodman, Lactation Consultant
146 Dewbourne Avenue, Toronto • 416-787-9849 • www.4babyandyou.com Wendy Goodman, Registered Nurse & Certified Lactation Consultant, visits you in your home to help with breastfeeding problems, and any mother, babycare needs. Medela breastpumps (free demonstration) and “My Breast Friend pillow available”. Wendy also provides prenatal classes and doula services. • Mon-Sun: 9-9.

Gentle Mothering Breastfeeding Services
416-627-7485 • Providing Breastfeeding Support and Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes. • Ages: 0-12mos.

Health For Baby - Ilana Sirkovich RN, BScN, IBCLC
85 Maques Lane, Thornhill • 416-661-6879 • Breastfeeding Consultations Home & Hospital Visits Prenatal Classes Childbirth and Newborn Care Education.

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INFACT Canada
6 Trinity Square, Toronto • 416-595-9819 • www.infactcanada.ca National breastfeeding nonprofit, works to protect breastfeeding mothers’ rights, provides pro-breastfeeding resources (posters, books, etc), infant feeding information and support.

La Leche League Of Metropolitan Toronto
416-483-3368 • www.lllc.ca Specially trained experienced, breastfeeding mothers (volunteers) will answer breastfeeding questions or give information on local groups. Call for the volunteer nearest you.

Lydia Ling Breastfeeding Support
905-597-8282 • Prenatal classes and breast feeding consultations.

Maxi Mom & Me
4 Nomad Cres, North York • 416-444-6884 • Expert fittings for nursing bras, baby blankets etc. By app’t.

Momzelle Nursing Clothing
721 Bloor St. W Ste. 204, Toronto • 647-746-7731 • Shop online or visit us in Toronto!

Newman Breastfeeding Clinic & Institute
Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, 1255 Sheppard Ave E, Toronto • 416-498-0002 • For appointment, email breastfeeding@ccnm.edu (see auto reply), or phone. New pay-per visit policy. Info on auto reply.

Pre & Postnatal Consulting Services
905-669-4358 • Breastfeeding consultation. Fee for home visit.

Public Health Nurses: Toronto & York Region Health Connection
416-338-7600 - Toronto or 1-800-361-5653 • www.toronto.ca/health • www.region.york.on.ca Speak to a Public Health Nurse anytime between 8:30am-4:30 pm, Mon-Fri. For newborn care and breastfeeding questions. Call with questions or for a home visit.

Region of Peel - Public Health
905-799-7700 • www.breastfeedinginpeel.ca Breastfeeding information and telephone support from Public Health Nurses. Breastfeeding Clinics breastfeeding assessment, support and health education for parents with babies up to 6 weeks. For clinic hours and location, or to make an appointment, call Region of Peel - Public Health 905-799-7700.

Simply The Breast Lactation Services
647-223-2134 • Breastfeeding support in Markham and surrounding areas.

Two-at-a-Time Nursing Pillow
416-248-1109 • Specially designed for mothers who are nursing multiples.

Victoria Park Breastfeeding Clinic
1448 Lawrence Ave E Suite 214, Toronto • 647-344-5990 • Paediatrician and Lactation Consultant. By appt. OHIP covered.

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A Guide to the Best Summer Camps: www.OURKIDS.net
905-272-1843 x24 • www.camps.ca Find the best camp for your child - Profiles of more than 190 of the leading Ontario and Quebec day and overnight camps

Camp Connection
Lawrence Plaza, 526 Lawrence Ave W, Toronto • 416-789-1944 • Not just for camp! • Ages: 6+.
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Emily Press Labels

1-866-742-0777 • Emily Press stylish, functional and durable sticky labels for camp, school and daycare. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

LabelLighthouse
11195 5th Line, RR#2 , Rockwood • 905 854-3790 or 1-877-637-4141 • Self-sticking clothing labels that stay put!

ladybugs creative stationery
416-783-8140 • Personalized camp stationery, address labels and more!
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Mabel's Labels

1-866-30-MABEL (62235) • www.mabel.ca Mabel's Labels' personalized sticky and clothing labels are extra durable and will not come off in the dishwasher, microwave or laundry. Perfect for school, camp or daycare! Free, fast shipping. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Name Tapes: Quality Iron On Labels
18 Westgrove Cres, Toronto • 416-485-2235 • Large, easy to apply, iron on labels. Guaranteed to withstand camp washing.

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NameLabels - Iron On Name Tags For Camp
150 Ferrand Drive, Suite 804, Toronto • 1-86-MY-LABELS (1-866-952-2357) or 416-483-8013 • Iron on and sew on name tag labels for clothing identification.
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Stuck on You - Canada

1-866-904-9790 • www.stuckonyou.biz Time for Camp! Time to Label! Stuck on You produces a fantastic range of labels for everything that goes to camp and school! Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

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A Riding Academy at the Horse Palace
Exhibition Place, Toronto • 416-599-4044 • www.horsepalace.ca Summer riding day camp. 5 day sessions. Show on last day of camp. • Ages: 8+ • Mon-Fri: 1-5.
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Active Kids Zone Summer Camp & Holiday Camp

951 Alness St , Toronto • 416-650-5060 • www.activekidszone.com CHRISTMAS, MARCH, and PASSOVER camps include Sports, Crafts, Cooking and more. SUMMER CAMP is action packed with all our amazing regular activities as well as 2 days of swimming and outdoor fun & one exciting field trip each week. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. Ages: 3-11 yrs.

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airborne trampoline
3 locations: Woodbridge 905-850-8477, Mississauga 905-828-2412, Newmarket 905-836-9091 • Summer, Christmas and March Break camps. Ages 6-15. Co-ed. Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties section.

All-Star Sports Camp
11123 Kennedy Rd, Markham • 905-887-1400 • Toronto’s Sports Day Camp - 13+ sports offered.

Artech Summer Camps
902-693-3340 • Specialty camps: Game Design, Animation and Robotics.

Artistic Way
1003 Eglinton Ave. W, Toronto • 416-760-9027 • Develop your artistic skills with a professional artist!

Arts Express
416-239-3093 • www.ArtsExpress.ca March Break and Summer camps in Drama, Dance and Art! Locations across the GTA. Creating a safe and comfortable environment where children explore their imaginations and build self-confidence. • Ages: 3-14 years.
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Avenue Road Arts School

460 Avenue Rd, Toronto • 416-961-1502 • www.avenueroadartsschool.com High quality and innovative programming in the visual and performing arts - all in a warm and supportive environment. Theme-based March Break & Summer Arts Camps and classes for kids of all ages. Small class sizes, highly qualified artist/instructors. Look for our ad in the Art section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 9mos-adult • Mon-Thu: 8:30-8, Fri: 8:30-6:30, Sat: 8:30-5:30.

Bayview Glen Day Camp
275 Duncan Mill Rd, North York • 416-449-7746 • www.bvg.on.ca Top quality camp since 1962, centrally located, excellent variety of activities, amazing ratios, lunch, towels, door-to-door transportation, air-conditioned buildings and outdoor pools. Ask about BVG Sports and Arts. Ages: 12mos-15 yrs.

Big Wave Camp
1010 Dream Crest Road #8, Mississauga • 905-301-4760 • What a camp was meant to be.

Bob Rumball Centre for the Deaf - SIGN OUT! Day Camp
2395 Bayview Ave, North York • 416-449-9651 x137 or 416-449-2728 TTY • www.bobrumball.org A camp for hearing children who want to learn sign language. • Ages: 6-12.
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Bugs Without Borders

416-788-4542 • www.bugswithoutborders.com Join us for ‘Bug Camp’ and experience our hands-on Science and Nature program, which invites children ages 4-13 yrs to explore the fascinating world of Animals. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 4 - 13.

Camp Arrowhead
416-432-8258 • Multi-activity day camp in cottage country. • Ages: 3-14.

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Camp Boulevard, The Summer Break at the Lake
1491 Lakeshore Blvd W, Toronto • 416-532-3341 x134 • Camp Boulevard, The Summer break at the lake. • Ages: 3-18.

Camp Eden Away
905-882-1679 • Warm, friendly environment. Wooded areas, nature trails, spacious fields, and lakefront. • Ages: 3-15.

Camp Green Acres
11123 Kennedy Rd, Markham • 905-887-1400 • Toronto's Country Day Camp, family run since 1966! We offer an amazing variety of activities, daily swim instruction and door to door transportation. Sports programs and horseback riding camp! Our facilities are unparalleled, take a virtual tour on our website, and watch our spirited camp video! • Ages: 2 1/2 - 15.
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Camp Northwood Preschoolers Only!

3 Locations covering North York & Thornhill: 416-492-7812 • www.northwoodmontessori.ca Our summer camp in July and August offers a safe, fun-filled program for children 15 mos-5 years. Exciting age appropriate activities keep our campers entertained for half or full days. Extended hours and flexible scheduling are available. Look for our ad in the Education/Private Schools section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Camp Programs - Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation
416-338-4FUN (4386) • www.toronto.ca/parks Summer, March Break and holiday camp programs. Fine arts, computers, gymnastics, sports, skiing, horseback riding, nature & environment and more.

Camp Robin Hood
158 Limestone Cres, North York • 416-736-4443 • Day camp for children ages 4-15 in Markham. • Mon-Fri: 8:30-5.

Campbell House Museum Training Program for Teens
160 Queen Street West, Toronto • 416-597-0227 x2 • Experience working in a museum.

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Canadian Hockey Academy, The

1107 Finch Ave West, Toronto • Toll Free: 1-866-782-2822 or 416-782-2822 • www.futurestarsarena.com Year round hockey, goalie & skating school for the beginner to elite player. Small class size & professional teachers with extensive experience. Ice rental, Private lessons, 3 on 3 Hockey League, Summer, March Break, Xmas & Passover camps plus weekly classes. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 4 - 21.
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Canlan Ice Sports - York

989 Murray Ross Parkway, North York • 416-661-5900 x288 • www.icesports.com Located on the York University Campus, Canlan Ice Sports offers professional instruction for Year-round programs, Holiday camps and weekly summer camps. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Cedar Creek Riding School and Camp
11123 Kennedy Rd, Markham • 905-887-1400 • www.cedarcreekstables.ca Our small camp size, excellent staff, programs, facilities and schooled horses all combine to provide an unparalleled camp and riding experience which is every young riders dream. • Ages: 7+.
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Children’s Arts Theatre School Summer Camp

4 Locations across the GTA • 905-823-5151 • www.catsdrama.com An intensive two-week multi-arts camp designed to provide your child with a complete theatrical experience in a positive environment. Outstanding final performance! Workshops in voice, improvisation, scriptwriting, comedy, Shakespearean training, dance, visual arts & more. C.I. T Program. Voted # 1 theatre school in Toronto. New! C.A.T.S. Mainstage Co. By audition only. Look for our ad in the After School, Drama section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 3-14 years.

Children's Peace Theatre
305 Dawes Road, Toronto • 416-752-1550 • Peace Camp – July – Create Art, Music & Theatre.

Children’s Technology Workshop
3220 Yonge Street, Toronto • 416-425-2289 • We offer classes in robotics and engineering, animation/digital video production, video game design, digital art and graphic design.

Circus Camp at Wonderful World of Circus
2600 John St, Unit 115, Markham • 905-479-2411 • www.wonderfulworldofcircus.com Our programs include many activities such as trampolining, trapeze, training dogs and creating shows for friends and family. Circus fun for everyone! • Ages: 3-14yrs.

Cirque-ability
214-227 Sterling Rd, Toronto • 647-238-0868 • Aerial Trapeze, Silks, Hoop, Gymnastics and more!

Clay Room, the
279 Danforth Ave, Toronto • 416-466-8474 • Clay/Craft Camp Weekly Half Day Sessions. • Ages: 7-11.

Cranium Camp by Kinder Connection
Wilson/Bathurst 416-636-3000, Dufferin/Summeridge (Thornhill) 905-709-8600 & Eglinton/Allen Rd 416-783-7400 • www.thekinderconnection.ca Popular 2 week end of summer program to help prepare your child for a new school year. Cranium Camp combines learning, science, discovery and hands-on fun! Reading, Writing, Math, Science, Art and Drama. Ages 4 and up.

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Crestwood Valley Day Camp

411 Lawrence Ave E, Toronto • 416-444-9595 • www.crestwoodcamp.com Centrally located in a beautiful valley at Bayview and Lawrence. Talented specialists. Fine arts. Sports. Computers. Rock climbing wall. Introductory golf instruction. Superior swim program. 4 heated pools cater to every level. Nature farm. Specialized sports camps & leadership (CIT) training. Look for our ad in the Camp section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 2.5-10.

D-Phi Summer Sorority
416-633-1880 • www.dphi.ca We are a health, wellness, and self-esteem building sorority for girls ages 8 through 15 years. We help our girls realize the positive lifetime effects of true friendship, fun experiences, healthy eating, exercise, and emotional confidence. • Ages: 8-15.
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Dance Place Summer Camp

2 locations: Etobicoke & North York • 416-633-2726 • www.danceplace.ca The Broadway experience. Dance & Performing Arts Day Camp. Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Drama, Music, Visual Arts. Recreational activities and swimming included. Certified Teaching Specialists. Fun for everyone. Look for our ad in the After School section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 5-15.

Del Active Sports Camps
131 Farnham Avenue, Toronto • 416-969-8593 x273 • www.delactivesportscamp.com Del Active Sports Camp provides children 6 to 14 years old the opportunity to be active, live healthy and have fun during the summer. We offer programs in Hockey, Basketball, Soccer and Track & Field.

Design Exchange Summer Camps
234 Bay St, Toronto Dominion Centre, Toronto • 416-216-2138 • www.dx.org Fashion and Design day camps in the heart of Toronto. Meet designers, create amazing projects, expand your creativity! 2 minutes from Union Station. education@dx.org. • Ages: 6-15 years.

Discovery Day Camp
8569 Bayview Avenue, Richmond Hill • 905-889-6882 • www.discoveryday.ca Over 40 years of Wonderful Camp Memories! Digital Photography, Robotics, Science Exploration, Beach Volleyball and more! Over 10 specialized programs. Campers ages 3-15yrs, l experienced staff l outdoor heated pool l modern A/C facilities. OCA Accredited.

Downsview Park
75 Carl Hall Rd, Downsview • 416-952-2222 • www.downsviewpark.ca Summer: Action-packed themed-weeks throughout July and August for 6 to 12 year olds. March Break: a week of science, art, sports and nature for 6 to 10 year olds. Fun, education and interactive activities with a focus on sustainability. Look for our ad in the Attractions & Family Outings Section. • Ages: 5-14.
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DramaWay Birthday Parties and Multi-Arts Enrichment Camp
416-614-1078 x2 • Creative arts day camp for children 7-12. Drama, dance, film, and visual arts. 2 locations in Scarborough and Bayview/Sheppard.

Elite Basketball Camps
905-326-9214 • www.elitecamps.com Elite Camps offers young athletes of all levels the opportunity to improve their basketball skills. Experienced instructors will lead campers through skill-building sessions and competitive games. Established 1999, Elite Camps is an accredited member of the OBA and OCA. • Other Locations: Toronto, Richmond Hill, Thornhill, Newmarket, Etobicoke & GTA • Ages: 7-16.

Explorations Camp
4700 Keele Street, Toronto • 416.736.2100 x22315 • Engaging, innovative, and fun, hands-on science camp.

Fitgirls Inc
416-908-9713 • Fitgirls in the Kitchen Camp. Fitness and Cooking. • Ages: 7-11.

Franklin Carmichael Art Group, The
34 Riverdale Drive, Etobicoke • 416-740-6520 • www.fcag.ca Discover nature and the world that surrounds you through art! Learn about line, shape, colour, Texture & composition in the beautiful natural surroundings of our centre. Try painting, drawing, sculpture, cartooning. All supplies free for youth. • Ages: 6 - 14.

Garrison Creek Art Education Centre - Travel the World Summer Camp
65 Muir St, Toronto • 416-531-5991 • www.garrisoncreekartcentre.ca Dedicated to helping children express themselves creatively as a vital way to extend learning, since 1997. Summer sheltered garden and outdoor studio. • Ages: 4-9.

Gary Durrant Basketball
416-889-7373 • Summer basketball camp by ex-professional player.

Glenbrook Day Camp
11737 McCowan Rd, Stouffville • 905-640-2127 • Day camp adventures for ages 3 1/2 to 15.

Golden Ridge Golf
1700 Stouffville Road, Richmond Hill • 905-888-0505 • Camps, Birthdays, Miniature Golf, Practice and more.

Gyros Gymnastics
2301 Keele St Unit 105, North York • 416-614-0521 • www.gyrosgymnastics.ca Gymnastics Summer, Winter, March Break and Passover Camp! Full day and half-day programs. Daytime, after school and weekend programs September to June. • Ages: 4yrs+.

Happy Hikers
485 Kingston Rd #615, Toronto • 416-871-4585 • Half/Full day nature hikes for children ages 6-12.

Harbourfront Centre March Break and Summer Camps
235 Queens Quay W, York Quay Centre, Toronto • 416-973-4093 • www.harbourfrontcentre.com Harbourfront Centre March Break and Summer Camps offer diverse arts-based programming, an inspiring waterfront location and the best counsellors in the city.

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Hillcrest Camp
59 Plymbridge Rd, Toronto • 416-489-8355 • www.hillcrestcamp.ca Our goal is to provide your child with an exceptional, well-rounded early camping experience within a safe, fun and supportive environment. Where every day is a special day. Look for our ad in this section. • Ages: 2 1/2 - 5.

Hollywood Camps
416-856-1844 • www.hollywood-birthdays.com Hollywood Birthdays offers summer and March break filmmaking camps throughout the GTA. An experienced Director + cameras + costumes + big imaginations + professionally edited copies of the film = an unforgettable camp experience! • Ages: 1+.
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Hudson Summer Day Camp

21 Ascot Avenue, Toronto • 416-631-0082 • www.hudsoncollege.ca One week themed sessions, full-day. Science, sports, cooking, arts & more. Staffed by Hudson College certified teachers. Central location. Air conditioned campus. Look for our ad in the Education section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 4-12.

Humber Arboretum - Centre for Urban Ecology
205 Humber College Blvd, (Finch & HWY 27), Etobicoke • 416-675-5009 • www.humberarboretum.on.ca Camps - Winter, March Break and Summer Camp. Family Adventure Days. Guides & Scouts Programs. Home School Programs. Birthday Parties. Outdoor Education Workshops for Grades JK - 10. Call or see our Website for more information. • Ages: 5-13 (Camp).

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Jackman Community Daycare Camp
79 Jackman Ave, Toronto • 416-466-8715 x221 • Summer camp for children ages 6-12. • Ages: 6-12.

Joy of Dance Studio
95 Danforth Ave Suite 302, Toronto • 416-406-3262 • www.joyofdance.ca Experience the joy of dance in a relaxed, fun, camp atmosphere. Each week students will learn routines in hip hop, jazz, ballet, ballroom, musical theatre and much more!
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Just Bounce Trampoline Club

3731 Chesswood Dr, North York • 416-635-0206 • www.justbounce.ca 8 TRAMPOLINES - Passover, March Break and Summer Day Camps! Swimming, Arts & Crafts, Circus Arts, Outdoor Games AND Trampoline Instruction make for a fun-filled day! 1:8 Instructor ratio. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Kettleby Valley Camp and Outdoor Centre
609 Kettleby Road, Kettleby • 905-726-4275 • www.kettlebyvalley.com Our site has the feel of a northern setting without the 3 hour drive. We offer both day and residential programs. Weekly sessions available. We offer a variety of traditional camp activities with a 1:4 staff to camper ratio. Look for our ad in this section.

Kids Inc Day Camp
519-855-6074 • Recreational outdoor summer day camp program for children ages 4 to 14.

Kids Super Gym Mississauga
3620A Laird Rd. Units 9 & 10, Mississauga • 905-607-5437 • Recreational gymnastics, camp (Summer, Winter & March break) programs and birthday parties. • Ages: 18mos-teens.

Kidsworld Day Camp & Funworld Day Camp (Bayview & York Mills)
416-785-4600 • www.kidsworlddaycamp.com Primary/preschool specialists. Door-to-door bussing. Instructional Swimming. Sportball. Arts. Dance. All Sports. Skills Clinics. As low as $195/wk. Ages: Kidsworld- 3-5yrs. Funworld- 6-8yrs.

Kortright Day Camps
9550 Pine Valley Dr, Woodbridge • 416-667-6295 • www.kortright.org Two Nature Day Camps for children 5-11 who love nature and outdoors. See live birds of prey, explore the Kortright wetlands and much more! July 5- Aug 20. Call to register.

La Muse
896 College Street, Toronto • 416-850-0064 • Art summer camp in French & English (July/Aug). • Ages: 6-13.

Lakeshore Arts
2422 Lakeshore Blvd West, Toronto • 416-201-7093 • Engage, Entertain, Educate and Inspire. Community Arts Council.

Lubavitch Day Camp
770 Chabad Gate, Thornhill • 905-731-7000 • www.camplubavitch.ca A camp where Jewish children enjoy a fun and meaningful summer experience. Hot lunches, transportation. WINTER CAMP also available. • Ages: 2-13.

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Lytton Park Tennis Camps

Avenue & Lawrence, Bloor West Village, Yonge & Sheppard, Toronto • 416-575-5719 • www.lyttonparktennis.com Spring, Summer, Fall & Winter Tennis Lessons and Camps. Give your child a fun way to stay healthy with the lifelong sport of tennis! Certified Tennis Instructors with exceptional teaching ability. Small instructor to student ratio. Beginner to Advanced. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 4-16.
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Mad Science

1170 Sheppard Ave W, Unit 14, Toronto • 416-630-5282 • www.madscience.org/toronto Spectacular hands-on science at several locations around the GTA. It’s a fun, fascinating & educational world of science during week long sessions with real life Mad Scientists. Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 5-12.

Magic Forest Day Camp
416-425-5496 • www.magicforestdaycamp.com Exciting outdoor adventures for young children including crafts, games, wading, sing-songs, nature activities. Half and full day programmes available. • Ages: 3-8yrs.

Markham Museum
9350 Hwy 48 (2 km N of Hwy 7), Markham • 905-294-4576 • www.markhammuseum.ca A variety of themed summer day camps including history, the environment, and museums. Enjoy Fun hands-on activities and unique experiences in our 25-acre historic village. Have fun while learning! Ages 3-11.

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Martha Hicks School of Ballet

2384 Yonge Street, 2nd Fl, Toronto • 416-484-4731 • www.mhsb.ca Creative, energetic, fun and entertaining summer dance camp. Experience and enjoy the art of dance, drama, arts and crafts and musical theatre. Highly trained teachers provide topnotch instruction in an encouraging atmosphere. Ages 4-10. Look for our ad in After School (Dance) section. See coupon section for valuable savings.
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MC Tennis Academy

416-821-5555 • Have fun and learn Tennis at the same time. Programs for all ages. Call for different locations in the GTA. Taught by Certified Tennis Pros. Camps run throughout Spring, Summer and into Fall. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon for valuable savings.

MESSY HANDS Art Bus & Studio
2501 Rutherford Rd, Unit 27, Bldg B, Vaughan • 905-303-MESS (6377) • www.messyhands.com Hands-on art programme promotes creativity, self-esteem & good friendships! Daily themes. Draw. Paint. Sculpt. Drama. Visit the Art Bus! Richmond Hill, Woodbridge, Aurora & Maple locations. • Ages: 4+.

Metro Toronto Skating Academy
North Toronto Arena, 174 Orchard View Blvd, Toronto • 416-792-1652 • Summer Learn to Skate, Power skating and figure skating programs. • Ages: 3-adult.

MR. EXCELLENT SPORTS ACADEMY
Various Locations across the GTA • 416-222-0211 • Mr. Excellent Sports Academy runs Basketball and soccer programs.

My Artlab
66 Lewis St, Toronto • 416-778-9067 • www.myartlab.ca Neverending curiosity and creativity are stimulated through play, stories, materials, technology, experiments. The participants will be engaged in fascinating projects blending art and science through drawing, painting, sculpture, multimedia, installation and interactive art.

MyCamp
11123 Kennedy Rd, Markham • 905-887-1400 • Toronto’s only all elective day camp program. • Ages: 6-15.

National Film Board Mediatheque Animation Camps
150 John Street (corner Richmond St. W), Toronto • 416-973-7114 • www.nfb.ca/mediatheque Animation camps for kids of all ages! Sign up for holiday, summer or March Break camps at the Mediatheque for a hands-on and in depth filmmaking experience. • Ages: 8-16 years.

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North Beach Indoor Volleyball Academy (Since 1993 )

74 Railside Rd, North York • 416-446-0777 • www.northbeachvolleyball.com Saturday & Sunday volleyball camps & leagues for 9 yrs to 16 yrs. Your child will learn under the supervision of qualified beach instructors. Christmas, March Break & Multi Sport Summer Camps offer North Beach kids fun filled days with memorable team building experiences. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Oakville Galleries Summer Art Camps for Kids
Centennial Square, 1306 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville • 905-844-4402 • Kids programs, PA day, March break and summer camps.
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Of Rock and Chalk

482 Ontario Street, Newmarket • 905-895-7625 1-888-248-7625 • www.rockandchalk.com Our Camp incorporates a different activity each day including: Rock Climbing, swimming, trampolining, Movies, Martial arts, Circus school and much more... For ages 5 to 12. Look for our ad in the Birthday Party section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Ontario Science Centre
770 Don Mills Rd, North York • 416-696-3256 • www.ontariosciencecentre.ca Hands on activities and workshops. New themes yearly. Early bird special and OSC member discounts. Look for our ad in this section.

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Orange Dot Camps - Kindergym, Art, Music & Drama

1640A Avenue Road, Toronto • 416-780-2088 • www.orangedotinc.com Experience a summer like no other! Music, Dance, Singing, Arts & Crafts, Jumping Castles, Sports, Live Theatre, Outdoor & Indoor Play. Kinderbabies (3-7 months). MiniDot Summer Camp (8-14 months). TripleDot Summer Camp Adventure. Triple Dot Kids (3-6 years drop-off). Look for our ad in the Parent/Tot section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Oriole Nursery School
1570 Yonge St, Toronto • 416-960-1293 • www.oriolenurseryschool.com A variety of sensory & creative experiences including story telling, dramatic play and arts & crafts projects. Weekly, 9 am to noon. • Ages: 2.5 - 5.

Pawsitively Pets For KIDS
130 Divadale Drive, Toronto • 416-421-4607 • www.pawsitivelypetskidscamp.com Is your child crazy for animals? Does any pet - cat, dog, hamster, gerbil or bird fascinate them? Then Pawsitively Pets is the perfect camp! Look for our ad in this section.

Pedalheads™ Bike Camps
1-888-886-6464 • www.pedalheads.ca From training wheels to trails, Pedalheads™ has safe, fun and challenging bike camps for children ages 3-12. Our comprehensive program opens up a world of opportunities for a lifetime of cycling! Locations in North York, Central Toronto, Oakville and Etobicoke.

Pegasus Children’s Dance Studios- Summer Creative Arts & Dance Camp
Danforth & Coxwell Ave, Toronto • 416-469-2799 • Arts & Dance Camps for ages 3+.

Power Soccer School of Excellence - Camps
905-829-0562 or 1-888-883-6712 • www.powersoccer.ca Summer Power Pack: Backpack, Shirt, Photo, Report. Holiday, March Break & summer camps. Superb, licensed coaches who know soccer! Look for our ad in this section.

Rail Skate Park & School, The
Keele & Sheppard (@Downsview Park), Toronto • 416-630-RAIL (7245) • Discover new interests with our skateboarding SUMMER CAMP and PROGRAMS.

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Rhythm Dance Studio

6A Tippet Road, Toronto • 416-560-4445 • www.rhythmdance.ca Full or half day dance, art, drama, music and karate camp. Look for our ad in the Parent/Tot & Drop Off Programs section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 4+.

Richmond Hill Country Club Day Camp
8905 Bathurst St (at Hwy 7), Richmond Hill • 905-731-2800 x242 • www.richmondhillcountryclub.com Besides the beautiful natural environment, the Richmond Hill Country Club Day Camp offers an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, and an outdoor basketball court plus a variety of art and science activities. Hrs: 9-4 (extended hrs 7:30-6). • Ages: 2-14.

Royal Ontario Museum Summer Club
100 Queen’s Park (Bloor St at Avenue Rd), Toronto • 416-586-5797 • www.rom.on.ca One of the city's most creative and diverse summer camps, offering an exciting array of fun, activitybased programs inspired by the collections and research of one of the world's great museums. The fascinating galleries and authentic artifacts guarantee a camp experience that can't be beat! Extended care available. • Ages: 5-16. • Mon-Fri: 9-4.

Ryerson University Sports Day Camp
350 Victoria St, Toronto • 416-979-5000 x7360 • www.ryerson.ca/sportsandrec Camps focus on participation, learning & having fun. We offer sports activities and special interest programs, focusing on co-operative learning in a non-competitive atmosphere. Complete details online about our Basketball, Leadership, March Break and Summer Sports Camps. Look for our ad in this section. • Ages: 7-18.

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Specialty Arts, Computers & Sports Day Camp
for 2 1/2 to 15 year olds Hot Lunch program Door-to-Door bussing available

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S.M.A.R.T. Camp [Sports, Math and Recreational Training]
Locations include: Avenue Rd/Lawrence, Leaside, East York & Avenue Rd/Eglinton W • 416-491-8408 • www.smartcamp.org Toronto's only 3-in-1 community program integrating fun, fitness and positive attitudes toward games, sports, arts & crafts and math concepts. With our 'sound math in a sound body' approach, Kids get SMART ... Instructors are B.Ed Grads. • Ages: 4-12 and Gr 7 & 8 grads - CIT.

Scarborough Historical Museum
1007 Brimley Rd, Scarborough • 416-338-8807 • www.toronto.ca/museums Children’s summer and March break day camps in a historic setting. • Ages: 6-11.

Scherzo School of Music and Movement
(416) 402-7677 • Making music and movement fun again.
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SCORE Day Camp

2760 Bathurst St. (S. of Lawrence), Toronto • 905-709-6383 • www.scoredaycamp.com Challenging and exciting programs. General day camp or specialty in sports, computers, science, art and drama. Preschool camp. FUN-ominal Experience! Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties (Party Places) section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 2 1/2 - 15.

Scratchlab DJ Institute
1170 Sheppard Ave W, Unit 32, Toronto • 416-SCRATCH (727-2824) • Canada’s first and premier DJ school. • Ages: 10-50.

Second City
70 Peter St. Lower Level, Toronto • 416-340 -7270 • Second City Training Centre offers a variety of camps suitable for students ages 1 to 18.
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Seneca Summer Camps - Sports, Arts & Science

Newnham Campus, 1750 Finch Ave E, Toronto • 416-491-5050 x2329 • www.senecac.on.ca/summercamps Excellent 1-week programs include Baseball, Basketball, Dance, Golf, Circus, Cheerleading, Hockey, Soccer, Tennis, Science, Photography, Web Design, Camp Millionaire, Google Sketch-up, Cartooning, Magic, Crime Scene, Rocketry, Robotics, Mini-Meds & more. Experienced staff. OCA accredited. Over 35 years. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 3 1/2 - 14.

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Sew Be It Girl
282 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto • 647 347 6353 • www.sewbeitgirl.com Come discover your inner fashionista in our Fab, fully equipped studio located at Eglinton & Avenue Road. In this camp we will focus on all things fashion. Learn the ins and outs of sewing, fabric, proper fitting, and tools of the trade. Summer Fashion Camp, Passover, Holiday, March break & PA days. Look for our ad in the Art: Activities, Lessons & Supplies section. • Ages: 8 - 14.

Shake ‘n’ Bake
3323 Bathurst Street, Toronto • 416-783-7200 • www.mysafesnacks.com A interactive camp that combines baking and drama. Available on P.D. Days, Christmas break, March Break and Passover.

Spartacus Summer Camp
416-830-2095 • Sports, cycling, swimming, multi-media, drama, gymnastics, art... • Ages: 4-15.

Sportball; Summer Camps
1-877-678-5437 • www.sportball.ca Multi-Sport camps for ages 3-8 during December, March , Passover Break and Summer Holidays. Include sports skills and games, crafts & cooperative games. • Ages: 2-10 yrs.

Star Potential Studios
100-866 The Queensway, Toronto • 416-354-2479 • Summer & March Break Camps - singing, acting, dancing, comedy improv & more!

Sunnybrook Stables Ltd: Sunnybrook Park
1132 Leslie St (at Eglinton), Don Mills • 416-444-4044 • www.sunnybrookstables.ca Summer riding day camp. 10 day sessions. Show on last day of camp. • Ages: 9-15.

Super Summer Soccer+ Camp: Royal City Soccer Club
1-800-427-0536 • Canada’s largest grassroots summer soccer camp. • Ages: 5-13.

TenTen Tennis Program
Locations throughout the GTA • 905-771-7511 • Fun and active summer camp program. Call for a location near you. • Ages: 3-12.

Toronto Lynx/Lady Lynx Soccer Camps
100 Westmore Dr, Suite 8, Toronto • 416-251-4625 x32 • Camps/events by top players in Canada. Ages 6+.

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Toronto Sailing & Canoe Club
1391 Lakeshore Blvd West, Toronto • 647-242-4856 • Toronto’s Best, most affordable Learn to Sail and Canoe.

Toronto Tennis Camp
Branksome Hall School, Toronto • 416-398-4826 • www.torontotenniscamp.ca Summer tennis programs close to Yonge & Bloor. Co-ed day camps 5 - 14 years. Teen and Adult evening clinics.

Toronto Zoo’s Zoo Camp
Meadowvale Rd and Hwy 401, Toronto • 416-392-5947 • torontozoo.com Week long, summer day camp - perfect for children interested in animals. You’ll be amazed at how much they learn! Designed to instill a love and enthusiasm for wildlife and nature. Informative animal tours and encounters. Safe, friendly environment. ZooKids (4-5 yrs), ZooCamp (6-12 yrs), BioCamp (13-16 yrs).

Upper Canada Day Camps
2900 John St, Unit 2, Markham • 905-946-1113 • www.uppercanadachildcare.com Upper Canada Summer Day Camps travel to places such as Ontario Place & the Science Centre. On nontravel days, activities such as swimming, sports, arts and crafts keep bodies and minds active and entertained. Weekly sessions - 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. Look for our ad in the Childcare section. • Ages: 6-12 yrs.

Variety Village Summer & School Break Camps
3701 Danforth Ave, Toronto • 416-699-7167 x238 • www.varietyontario.com Sports, recreation and arts camps for all ages and abilities. • Ages: 4+.
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Wanda’s Creative Clay

416-488-CLAY (2529) • www.wandascreativeclay.com Wanda’s whimsical clay projects, summer & school break camps! It’s fun & easy, and kids of all ages will love the projects they create and take home! 1, 3 or 5 half day sessions. Look for our ad in the Birthday section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Other Locations: Studio location: Mt. Pleasant & Eglinton.
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Whimz Creatures & Crafts Camp

416-656-7894 • www.whimzonline.com Featuring Live Animals: Small Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Bugs & Birds, plus a fabulous craft program. Learn all about the animals in their natural habitat and in captivity plus lots of hands on time while using your creative powers to make WHIMZ ANIMAL inspired crafts to take home. Weekly Sessions- Half Days (am or pm). Look for our ad in the Birthday section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 4-12.

Wiz Kidz Day Camp
Located near Mt Pleasant and Eglinton, Toronto • 416-425-5496 • www.wizkidzcamps.com Fun and friends in the great outdoors. Programme includes theme weeks, games, sports, crafts, swimming, special events, guests & exciting trips. • Ages: 6-12.

Yes I Can! Preschool Summer Camp
100 Ranleigh Avenue, Toronto • 416-486-4911 • www.yesicannurseryschool.com Safe, shady, fun-filled morning preschool camp. This award winning nursery presents arts & crafts, the wonders of water play, big block building & lively musical sing alongs! A great first camp experience. • Ages: 2-5 years.

YMCA Day Camps
905-943-9622 • Over 40 day camps in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and two overnight camp experiences.

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Young Filmmakers Workshop
416-822-3848 • www.youngfilmmakersworkshop.com Filmmaking and animating camp offered weekly during July, Aug, and March break. After school, weekend, in the classroom workshops from Sept-June. • Ages: 10-16yrs.

Yummylicious Cooking Centre Inc
416-826-8305 • www.yummylicioustoronto.blogspot.com Cooking classes where children learn about nutritious cooking, preparing a nutritious, vitamin packed meal and various cooking skills. • Other Locations: Beaches & Parkview Hills • Ages: 3 - 12 years.
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Zodiac Swim & Specialty Camp

Toronto French School (Bayview/Lawrence), Toronto • 416-789-1989 • www.zodiaccamp.on.ca Specialty camp program (6.5-12.5 yrs) includes: Creatures & Creativity, Land/Extreme Sports, Science & Rocketry, Performing Arts, Cheerleading, Magic, Circus Arts, Horseback Riding.…& more! Daily Zodiac swim. Half/full-day Kid-Vantage program (2.5-6.5 yrs). Leadership programs. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 2.5-15.5.

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Camp Can-Aqua
503 Beaverlake Drive Box 70, Cardiff • 613-339-2969 • Boys and girls 7-15 years near Bancroft • Ages: 7-15 yrs.

Camp Gesher
City: 416-633-2511 Camp: 613-336-2583 • Exploring Jewish life & culture through the camping experience. Exciting, fun activities. Great spirit.

Camp Kandalore
1143 Kandalore Rd, RR 2, Minden • 416-322-9735 • www.kandalore.com In a highly personalized, fun-filled, supportive environment, Kandalore's aim is to develop in each camper an appreciation of nature, a healthy self-esteem, an understanding of others and the necessary skills to become an effective leader.

Camp Kirk - “Working to Raise Self-Esteem”
115 Howden Rd, Toronto • 416-782-3310 or 866-982-3310 • Residential camp for children with learning disabilities and ADD/ADHD. • Ages: 6-14.

Camp Wabikon
Temagami, Ontario, • 416-483-3172 • www.wabikon.com A traditional, co-ed, residential summer camp for youth. Established in 1944. Campers from around the world thrive in our magnificent island location. • Ages: 6-17.
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Camp Wahanowin
City Address: 227 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto • 416-482-2600 or 800-701-3132 • www.wahanowin.com An exciting residential Sports & Arts Camp on Lake Couchiching. Experience Our Awesome August Adventures Specialty Clinics: Ice Hockey, Scuba Diving, Horseback Riding, Golf, Film Making and Guitar! Join us for an exciting Summer and create Friendships and Memories to Last a Lifetime!!! Look for our ad in this section. • Ages: 6-16 years.

Camp White Pine
40 Lawrence Ave W, Toronto • 416-322-6250 • Co-ed residential children’s summer camp in the Haliburton Highlands. • Ages 7 - 16.

Centauri Summer Arts Camp
Wellandport Ontario (Niagara Region) • 416-766-7124 • www.centauriartscamp.com Arts training in a sleepover camp! Theatre, Dance, Film, Art, Writing.... 40 different programs! Fabulous counsellors, Professional Instructors, nurturing community. • Other Locations: Summer: Wellandport.

Circle R Ranch
3017 Carriage Road, R.R. #1, Delaware • 1-877-844-8738 or 519-471-3799 • www.circlerranch.ca Located 8 kms west of London. Western Pleasure Horseback Riding! Also featuring: Furville Rescued Cat Centre, swimming, mountain biking, kayaking, bouldering wall, crafts, campfires and more! • Ages: 8-16 yrs.

Glen Bernard Camp
416-225-4166 (Sept 10-May 15) or 705-384-7062 (May 16-Sept 9) • Fun, adventure and opportunities to build self-confidence. • Ages: girls 6-16.

Grandview Farms Summer Horse Camp
570 Hwy 20, RR #3, Fenwick • 905-892-6623 • Campers enjoy riding, swimming, games and more. • Ages: 6-14..

Hollows Camp
3309 13th line, RR #3, Cookstown • 905-775-2694 • Residential Riding Camp with other exciting activities. • Ages: 7-14.

Kettleby Valley Camp and Outdoor Centre
609 Kettleby Road, Kettleby • 905-726-4275 • One week Overnight Camp Sessions are available. Look for our ad in the Camp, Daycamp section.

National Music Camp of Canada
City Address: 227 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto • 416-482-2475 or (800) 701-3132 • www.nationalmusiccamp.com A one-week summer camp dedicated to excellence in music instruction and amazing camp activities. For over 40 years we have provided an outstanding music experience balanced with exciting recreational activities. Led by professional musicians and enthusiastic recreational leaders. Look for our ad in this section. • Ages: 9-18.

Safari Zoo Camp - Wildlife Adventure
905-983-5016 • www.zoocamp.com The only residential Camp of its kind. A unique privilege to learn about animals through hands-on experiences, helping develop concern for Endangered Wildlife. Jr. Zookeeping, falconry, hiking, rock climbing, caving, waterslides and more.

Tanamakoon
297 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville • 905-338-9464 • Fun, Safe Adventure Girls Camp. Algonquin Park. • Ages: 7-16.

Toronto Zoo’s Overnight Serengeti Bush Camp
Meadowvale Rd and Hwy 401, Toronto • 416-392-5947 • torontozoo.com Have an unforgettable experience and spend the night in the Toronto Zoo’s African Savanna within roaring distance of lions, hyenas and elephants. Tent accommodation, meals and full educational program are all provided. Parents attend with children. Ages: 6+.

YWCA Camp Tapawingo
177 Caledonia Rd, Toronto • 416-652-9374 • A summer of adventure for girls. • Ages: 6-15.

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he listings in this category can help keep your child/baby safe - these companies specialize in getting down at kid height, finding the potential hazards and helping you to get rid of or modify them. Don't forget about car seats - Up to 85% of car seats are installed incorrectly so consider getting a professional installer to do it properly. This section goes past the immediate safety needs of toddlers and also covers such things as bike/rollerblade safety, fire safety, street proofing and internet safe surfing. Finally, keep emergency numbers in your home at your child's eye level. Ensure that the Poison Control Centre number and your home address are both posted near the phone. If at all possible, invest the time in a half or full day emergency first aid course. They are listed in the Health and Wellness section and may save a life one day!
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Babyproofers/ www.babyproofers.ca

416-561-2524 • www.babyproofers.ca Make your home safe for children. Home safety inspection and child safety education for you. Installation of magnetic locks, latches, hardware mounted stair gates, fireplace & electrical covers, removable pool safety fence and more. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 0-3.

Child Find Ontario
440A Britannia Rd E, Mississauga • 905-712-3463 • 1-866-Kid-Tips (866-543-8477) • www.ontario.childfind.ca Offers hope and help to families by teaching how to keep children safe. Hotline open 24/7. • Ages: 0-18 yrs.

Consumer Product Safety, Health Canada
2301 Midland Avenue, Toronto • 416-973-4705 and 1-866-662-0666 • www.healthcanada.gc.ca/cps Call regarding safety of cribs, toys, playpens, lighters, household chemicals, etc. It is illegal to sell unsafe products, new or used. Babywalkers are banned! Look for our ad in this section. • Mon-Fri: 8:30-4:30.

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Crime Prevention Association of Toronto (formerly Crime Concern)
17 Fairmeadow Ave, Suite 206, Toronto • 416-225-1102 • www.cpatoronto.org KEYS: Keeping Every Youth Safe. Workshops. Presentations. • Ages: 4-18.

Flameless Candles
416-495-8556 • Real wax candles that work on batteries. Winner of the iParenting Safety award.

Health and Safety Store
720 Burnhamthorpe Rd W #4, Mississauga • 905-897-SAFE (7233) • www.healthandsafetystore.com A megastore for safety products. Shop in person or online!
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Kiddie Proofers

3011 Dufferin Street, South of Lawrence, Toronto • 416-785-KIDS (5437) or 1 (800) 601-KIDS • www.kiddieproofers.com Making homes and pools safer for children. Visit our store to see Canada’s most comprehensive line of child safety products & car seats. Home safety consultations and custom installation for your home and car. Canada’s only fully insured and bonded child safety company. Look for our ad in the Child Safety section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Maco Security Systems
416-540-4838 • Sales/installation of cameras & equipment for covert surveillance of nannies.

Ontario Block Parent® Program Inc
800-563-2771 • Block Parents provide safe havens for children who find themselves in difficult or frightening situations and need immediate help. • Ages: 4-12.

Passport Office Abduction Notification
(800) 567-6868 • www.ppt.gc.ca If a parent is afraid that his/her child may be abducted, (s)he may notify the passport office that the child cannot be taken out of the country without permission. Custodial parent must come with proof of custody. If shared custody, both parents must apply.

Thud Guard Canada
www.thudguardcanada.com • The Thudguard is an impact tested protective foam hat designed to help absorb and reduce impact of falls from a child's own height.

Toronto Animal Services Municipal Liscensing and Standards
416-338-8522 • Learn how to avoid dangerous dog bites and attacks. Meet Officer Robert and K9 Cody for this important hands-on lesson.

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his section is very popular with parents and grows every year - it is also one which is virtually impossible for us to claim comprehensiveness as there are thousands of licensed and unlicensed day care centres and providers in Toronto. With all childcare options, parents should ALWAYS ask for references and should trust their instincts. If you think something isn't right, there are ways of monitoring the situation. Safety is always primary. There are many home childcare centres to investigate as well as traditional daycares - each has pros and cons. You may also wish to call Toronto Children's Services at 392-5437 or online at www.toronto.ca/children for their list of subsidized day care. If you have more than one child, it may be more cost-effective to have a nanny. Nannies are also good if you have childcare needs that don't fit into a standard daycare's structure or hours. There are also several services which offer emergency or temporary in-your-home child care- a great idea for unexpected childcare needs like sick kids, respite, school strikes or even just a weekend getaway. We also have listings for baby nurses who can be an amazing help to parents during the first weeks when they come home from the hospital. You will find the following sub-categories in this section: Daycare and Home Childcare Centres; Emergency/Temporary Childcare & Baby Nurses; Nanny Services
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Government of Canada -Children
www.canada.gc.ca/azind/cindex-eng.html The Government of Canada’s main site to link into kids information about childcare, carseats, benefits, assistance, etc.

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211-Findhelp Information Services
211 • www.211ontario.ca Dial 211 for FREE information about community, social, health and government services in Toronto. 211 is multilingual and open 24 hours a day.

ABC Castle
415 Burnhamthorpe Rd • 416 519 4264 • High quality child care.

Ajax Bear Cubs Home Child Care
905-428-0553 • Experienced home childcare.

Brian’s Petits Amis Children’s Centre
95 Brian Dr, North York • 416-491-1231 • Nonprofit centre-children aged 2 1/2 to 5.

Building Blocks Montessori and Preschool
327 Bronte Street South, Unit 6, Milton • 905-693-9620 • Open 7am-6pm. Fee assistance available. • Ages: 18 months-6 yrs.

Children’s Magic Moments
98 Braemar Ave (Avenue Rd/Eglinton), Toronto • 416-488-0114 • www.childrensmagicmoments.com Licensed childcare ages 3 mos-5yrs. JK/SK Enrichment program ages 2 1/2-5yrs. Qualified staff. Nutritious meals. M-F 7:30-6.
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Children’s Services Information Line
416-392-KIDS or (888) 703-KIDS (5437) • www.city.toronto.on.ca/children/subsidy.htm Provides information about childcare subsidies & other financial assistance for parents.
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Childventures Early Learning Academy

Richmond Hill 905-737-5505 • www.childventures.ca Childventures Early Learning Academy offers a breakthrough program for infants/toddlers/preschool/JK/SK. 360° Learning = Montessori + High Scope® + Core Knowledge® in a magical, inspiring environment. It’s the advantage your child deserves. Campuses in Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Burlington and Ancaster. www.childventures.ca. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. Other Locations: Vaughan 905-303-5090.

Church Street School Childcare Centre
83 Alexander Street, Toronto • 416-925-1197 • We encourage a sense of security and happiness with the children in our care.

Cliffwood Community Childcare Centre
140 Cliffwood Road, North York • 416-490-8848 • Quality, licensed childcare ages 2.5 -12yrs. Subsidy Available. Qualified Staff. Nutritious Meals. Nurturing environment. Located in Cliffwood Public School. Open 12 months a year. • Mon-Fri: 7:15 - 6.

Creditview Child Care Centre
1601 Eglinton Ave W, Mississauga • 905-858-7860 • Licensed, 18 mos to 12 yrs, JK/SK, nurturing environment.

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Diana Daycare
435 Chester Ave, Newmarket • 905-895-6832 • We provide daycare for 1 - 9 year olds.

Family Day Care Services
155 Gordon Baker Rd, Ste 400, Toronto • 416-922-3434 or 1-800-263-9703 • www.familydaycare.com Licensed childcare for children from infants to 12 years - 38 centres, 385 caregivers. Toronto East, York and Peel regions. Safe, reliable, fun! Since 1851. Look for our ad in this section.

Faywood Boulevard Child Care Centre
95 Faywood Blvd, Toronto • (416) 633-8420 • Nonprofit community based childcare centre.

Fraser School Child Care
79 Manning St, Toronto • 416-603-7372 • Half-day, full-day, part-time and nursery school programs. Hours 7:30 - 6.

Green Apple Kids
416-570-6096 • High quality organic food, arts enhancement, french immersion. • Ages: 0-5yrs.

Halton Child Care Providers Association - Oakville Chapter
1533 Canada Court, Oakville • 905-844-8607 • www.hccpaoak.com Connecting parents with private home childcare providers in the Oakville area. Not-for-profit.

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Inch by Inch Child Care
505 Westmount Avenue, Toronto • 416-652-0754 • www.inchbyinch.ca Where Children Learn and Grow. Quality Childcare. Play-based Curriculum. Stimulating Environment. Daily reports. E.C.E with 10+ yrs. experience. Bright MAIN FLOOR home childcare. Smoke-Free. Tax Receipts. References available. • Ages: 0-13 yrs.

It’s Playtime Childcare Centre Inc
1423 Danforth Ave, Toronto • 416-465-6688 • Specializing in part-time care. Includes catered snacks and lunches. • Ages: 2 1/2 to 6 yrs.
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J & F Home Childcare Services

Head office: 211 Consumers Road, #306, Toronto • 416-494-5898 • www.j-f.ca Nonprofit licensed agency since 1979. Where education and care go hand in hand. Provides warm, caring, safe, supervised homes in North Toronto, North York, Scarborough, Thornhill, Richmond Hill, Maple and Markham areas. Celebrating over 30 years of service. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 6 weeks - 12 years.

Kateri Kids Childcare Centre
70 Margaret Ave, North York • 416-496-2965 • Licensed childcare for 2 1/2 - 12 years. Open 7am-6pm.

Kin-R-Gee LearningCentre
9141 Keele St, Bldg C Unit 1 (Keele & Rutherford), Concord • 905-303-PLAY (7529) • Geared towards enriching children's education. 18mos - 6 years.

Kinderland Education and Childcare Centre
10103 Keele St, Maple • 905-417-3895 • Quality childcare for 16 months-12 years.

Learning Jungle School - Greensborough Campus
38 Greensborough Village Circle, Unit 13, Markham • (905) 201-1688 • Quality Childcare Programs in the GTA.
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Lee Wiggins Childcare Centre

4700 Keele Street Room 201, Student Centre Building, Toronto • 416-736-5959 • Part-time/ Full-time, Flexible care, 1 to 5 ratio, family grouping and Individualized programming. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

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Little Tots Inc
2472 Cashmere Avenue, Mississauga • 905-897-9888 • Loving mother with 23 years experience provides summer, daily or before/after school care.

Liza's Home Day Care
905-707-9032 • Over 15 years experience, accepting children from age 12 months.

Love & Learn Child Care
53 Earlscourt Ave., Toronto • 647-839-2353 • Full time infant care to school-age children.

Mama’s House 24 hour Childcare Centre
416-578-9704 • Open 24 hours Monday to Saturday- 6 months to 13yrs.

Mama’s House Childcare Centre
1449 Dufferin Street, Toronto • 416-578-9704 • Open 24 hours, Monday - Saturday. Tax receipt.

Maple Preschool “ Where learn & play go hand in hand.”
9920 Keele Street, Maple • 905-832-CARE (2273) • Since 1998. Make your child's 1st experience with childcare a special one. • Ages: 2-6 yrs.

Mini-Skool 'A Child's Place' Inc.
905-275-2378 • www.mini-skool.ca At Mini-Skool we provide safe, quality childcare for infants to school age. We have a unique three year old educational program that introduces math and language concepts and our kindergarten programs consist of Jolly Phonics, Math and an introduction to French. Celebrating over 40 years! • Other Locations: 6 convenient locations (0-6 yrs old) & 3 before/after school offsite prgs (6-12 yrs old) • Ages: infant-12yrs.

Monkey See Monkey Do Childcare
905-469-2944 • Before/after school & transportation ages 4-10. • Other Locations: 1940 Appleby Line Unit 14, Burlington.

MyBabysitter
905-617-1304 • Online meeting place for parents and sitters.

Lee Wiggins Childcare Centre
18 mos - 5 years 1:5 ratio Short term and emergeny care available Before and after school care available

www.yorku.ca/children • 416-736-5959
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HO: 756 Ossington Ave (at Bloor), Toronto • 416-530-0722 • www.networkchildcare.com Your Child is Our First Priority! Quality, licensed child care facilities/Enhanced programs/Music, Movement, Drama & Creative art sessions incorporated into daily program, Kindergarten at off-site public and separate schools/Professional On-site child care for trade shows and special events. Nonprofit/subsidies available. Look for our ad right before the Childcare section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 6mos-12yrs.

Oakville Daycare Providers
2406 Nichols Dr., Oakville • 905-338-0620 • Home daycare in Oakville.

Peekaboo Child Care Centre
26 locations across Southern Ontario • 1-866-607-7335 • www.peekabookid.com Quality licensed child care for children 6 weeks - 6 years • Featuring Video Over the Internet • Caring ECE's & ECA’s • JK/SK Programs. Look for our ad in this section.

PLASP Child Care Services
HO 121 Brunel Rd, Mississauga • 905-890-1711 • www.plasp.com PLASP is a provider of high quality early learning and child care for more than 30 years. 19 centres throughout Mississauga and Brampton. 6 wks to 5 yrs of age. Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten and Nursery School Programs. All centres staffed by qualified ECEs.

Playworks Preschool
1375 Yonge St., Toronto • 416-967-6484 • Fun and nurturing environment. Ages 0-6 years old.

Prosserman Daycare & Preschool
Sherman Campus, 4588 Bathurst Street, North York • 416-638-1881 x4351 • www.prossermanjcc.com Give your child an enriching daycare experience! Weekly activities include Hebrew, music, creative movement and gym, all within a Judaic environment. For children ages 18 months (toddlers) to 5 years (senior kindergarten). An extended morning program is also available. Look for our ad in this section.

Rainbow’s End Daycare Centre
96 Hucknall Road, Downsview • 416-633-4718 • www.rainbowsanddaycare.ca We are all inclusive and we have programs that meet the needs of children in all areas of development. 18 mos - 5yrs.

Rocking Horse Daycare Centre & Kindergarten
21 Guardsman Rd, Thornhill • 905-764-3933 • Since 1986. Full-day French Immersion Kindergarten. Music program, etc. • Ages: 6mos-10yrs.

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Seedlings Home Daycare
647-444-5414 • A private home daycare for ages 12 months to 3 years.

Small Wunders Child Care Centre
1150 Eglinton Avenue East Unit 103, Mississauga • 905-290-0547 • Daycare for children aged 6 months to 5 years • Other Locations: Opened 2nd loc in Burlington.

Swansea Nursery School
416-767-0889 • PT and FT licensed childcare. 2.5-12yrs.

Toronto and District Parent Co-Operative Preschool Corporation (PCPC)
416-410-2667 • www.pcpcontario.org Resource organization for nonprofit, licensed nursery schools/child care centres. • Ages: 2-4.

Upper Canada Child Care Centres
Head office: 2900 John St, Unit 2, Markham • 905-946-1113 • www.uppercanadachildcare.com Est. in 1983, now over 50 nonprofit, government licensed child care centres in North York, York Region & Simcoe County. Every child receives the best in terms of health, nutrition, education and a comfortable, safe, cheerful environment. Look for our ad in this section.

Uptown Yonge Preschool & Child Development Centre
1 Lord Seaton Road (North of Yonge & York Mills), Toronto • 647-439-0316 • Enriched preschool in North Toronto. Ages 18 mos-5yrs.

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Wee Watch Enriched Home Child Care

1-800-663-6072 • www.weewatch.com Licensed under the Day Nurseries Act, private home daycare is the preferred choice of parents due to: small numbers of children, family oriented settings and personalized attention. Safe and quality childcare services for over 20 years. Ask about our exclusive “Wee Learn” educational program. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 6wks +.

Wilmington Best Child Care
330 Wilmington Ave, Toronto • 416-633-2665 • Child care program ages 2.5- 12.

York Professional Care & Education
905-841-1314 or 416-969-8133 • Offering licensed childcare centres and homes. • Other Locations: Richmond Hill, Thornhill, Holland Landing • Ages: 3mos-16yrs.

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HO: 756 Ossington Ave (at Bloor), Toronto • 416-530-0722 • www.networkchildcare.com Your Child is Our First Priority! Professional On-site care for trade shows and special events. Look for our ad in the Childcare section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 6mos-12 yrs.

All About Babies
416-667-7695 or 416-220-2794 • Specializing in infant & multiple birth support.

Alma Plummer, Baby Nurse & Newborn Care
416-789-1670 or 416-992-6319 • Caregivers for newborn/mother’s helper. 15 years experience.

Ann-Marie Night Nurse
416-567-7783 • In home services for new born babies. • Parking: sticker.

Babysitting Angels
282 Geneva Street, St. Catharine’s • 888-983-0123 or 905-938 1234 • Childcare with an Angel’s touch.

Care-On-Call
14 Irwin Ave, Suite 301, Toronto • 416-975-1313 • www.careoncall.ca Experienced Childcare Providers for all ages. On-call, emergency, occasional, temporary, ongoing hourly care provided on short notice. 24 hour service Childcare, Healthcare, Homemakers, Companion and Drivers.

Carren Gourzong Baby Nurse
416-657-0958 • Infant care. Nights or days. Short or long term.
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Cheryl Powell, Baby Nurse
416-264-4458 • Gentle hands baby nurse. Please feel free to call.

Christopher Robin Babysitting Service
416-483-4744 • Caring for Toronto Children since 1953. Licensed.

Comfort & Joy Newborn Care
416-579-6949 • Warm, caring, nurturing baby nurse to help new moms and families with the first few days or weeks (night service). Multiple birth care experience and breastfeeding support. References available. Reasonable rates for longer care that you can afford. Advance booking required.
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Custom Comfort Care Inc

20 Bay St, Ste 1205, Toronto • 416-703-2539 • www.customcomfortcare.ca Nursing professionals providing “Care in a Crunch©” for dependents, sick or well, all ages. Work/Family conflicts. Short notice, short term nanny replacement. Care and support of new mothers and babies. The way we screen makes all the difference. Ajax to Mississauga. 24 hours, 7 days. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Ilene Dixon: Newborn Baby Care
416-265-2020 • Newborn care. 18 years experience. References.

In A Pinch
534 Lawrence Ave West, Suite 222, Toronto • 416-785-3939 • www.inapinch.ca Your Temporary Care solution! Emergency short term care at a moment's notice or Babysitter for a night out. Baby nurses too. All Caregivers are fully screened. Day & night help available, short and long term care provided. Look for our ad in this section.

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Marcy Cares
416-281-0880 • www.marcycares.com Postnatal care - Newborns - Emergency care in home. Birth to 12 years. Seven days per week. Live in. Days/Nights. Over 26 years experience. Specializing in multiple births and colicky babies. Breastfeeding support and consultation. Visit our website for more information. • Ages: 0-12.

Maxine's Multiple Birth Care
188 Parkview Cres, Newmarket • 416-668-9957 • ECE Specializing in Newborn-Infant care for Twins and Triplets.

SOS Sitter
www.sossitter.ca • An online database of local, experienced Babysitters & Nannies with Mom approved profiles.

Twinkeys
10 Belgate Place, Toronto • 416-835-9066 • Support & education for new parents.

Valerie Golding, Baby Nurse
28 Calverly Trail, Toronto • 416-287-1012 • Very experienced baby nurse. Over 17 years working with newborns.

Zealous Baby Care Services
416-916-0042 • www.zealousbabycare.com We specialize in singles, twins and triplets. Trust us with your baby and you will know how wonderful our services are. We come highly recommended.

Your temporary care solution
www.inapinch.ca
Babysitting • Overnight Child Care • Sick Child Care • Elder Care • Housekeeping • We Are covered by professional Liability Insurance • Post/Prenatal Care • School/Daycare Services & more!

The Best Safety Net For All Your Caregiver Needs

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Akemi’s Household Professionals Agency Inc
92 Stuart Avenue, Toronto • 416-322-3003 • Completely screened. Nannies/Governess, Laundress/Ironer, Drivers/Chauffeurs, Special Needs, Housekeepers/Cleaners, Chefs/Cooks, Companion for Elderly/Healthcare Aides, Midwives/Nurses. Over 15 Years Agency Experience. Live ins, Live outs. Full time, part-time and temporary.

Angel Care Nanny Agency
905-706-6953 • www.angelcarenannyagency.ca We will match a qualified live-in nanny according to your family needs. Our agency takes care of the hassles of interviews and background checks and there is no finder’s fee.

Canada - Mexico Cultural Exchange Centre
519-471-5247 or 416-428-9000 • www.canadamexico.com Chilcare - Reliable, intelligent, trustworthy and caring graduate students from Mexico. Please email mdeantunano@canadamexico.com or visit us online for more information. • Ages: NB+.

Diamond Personnel Inc
4841 Yonge Street, Unit B2, Toronto • 416-730-8866 • www.diamondpersonnel.com Voted #1 Agency in Toronto by City Parents' Readers. Specializes in Full time Permanent Placements of Nannies throughout Ontario. All staff professionally screened, first aid and cpr trained. Diamond Personnel represents only those candidates who stand out among their peers as exceptional caregivers.

Distinction Home Care Services
2995 Bathurst Street, Toronto • 416-789-9433 • www.distinctionhomecare.com Providing honest and dependable caregivers. Nannies. Companions. Geriatric Care. Housekeepers. Drivers. Live-in/live-out, full/part time. “Applicants are welcome”. BBB member.

EO HomeCare
5 Clarence Square, Toronto • 416-256-7776 • www.eohomecare.ca The ideal nanny is waiting for you! All applicants are personally interviewed and screened - only the most qualified will be introduced to you. We have an exceptional selection of experienced nannies, housekeepers and caregivers.

Execu-Nannies Inc.
100 Sheppard Ave W, Ste102, North York • 416-221-6000 • www.execunannies.com Helping you find “The Right Fit.” Applicants with common sense, intelligence and compassion. Revealing profiles, reference checks, skills/style assessment, job description templates and more. Live-In/Out. Full/part-time. Local/Overseas. Ethical recruitment. Human Resource style agency established 1988.

Family Matters Caregivers Inc
416-633-0017 • www.familymatterscanada.com Nannies, housekeepers & caregivers - all interviewed and prescreened. We are also a registered Hong Kong employment agency and personally interview all overseas candidates. Don't settle for anything less than the best for your family! We can help process Service Canada paperwork. Look for our ad in this section.

Helping Hands Caregiver Services
1111 Davis Drive, Unit #1, Suite #248, Newmarket • 905-853-4752 • We provide dedicated, experienced caregivers to meet your family's unique needs. Our caregiver’s priority is providing quality childcare, in addition to "full service care" for the whole family, including meal preparation, laundry, and cleaning. Govn’t licensed agency through CSIC. • Other Locations: Markham/Unionville: 905-294-2499. Vaughan: 905-851-5733 . Newmarket/Aurora: 905-853-4752.

International Family Caregivers Inc.
6200 Bathurst St. apt #1211, Toronto • 416-223-4324 • www.ifcg.ca Need a good Nanny? A family oriented agency that provides placements of Caregivers for children, the elderly or the disabled. Personalized and caring support. BBB accredited!

International Sunshine Caregivers
416-726-1055 • Our nannies are carefully selected, screened, and highly skilled.

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Just Like Mom Nanny Agency

416-784-5434 • www.justlikemom.ca Voted "TORONTO'S TOP NANNY AGENCY" & 1 of "BEST Nanny Agencies" by City Parent Magazine for over 6 consecutive years! Most selective agency representing only the highest calibre of nannies. Reference checks & a perfect track record equals incredibly pleased moms!

Nannies And More Placement Agency Inc

12391 Mississauga Rd, Caledon • 416 949-6460 or 416 949-0680 • www.nanniesandmore.ca Our goal is simple: To refer for placement only those candidates that can enrich a child's life and to place livein Caregivers with families where they will be treated with mutual respect. Our business is built on client referral.

Nannies on the Hill

416-272-1691 • www.nanniesonthehill.com Live-in/out Nannies and Caregivers. Overseas and local. Excellent service and rates. Contracts, applications, advertising - call for more information or advice!
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416-935-0070 • www.NanniesCanada.ca “For All Your Caregiver Solutions”. We specialize in placing Nannies, Eldercare and Housekeepers across Canada, both locally & overseas. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

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NannyNanny

5000 Dufferin St, Suite 212, Toronto • 1-888-89-NANNY • Canada’s Leading Caregiver Search Engine.

Select Nannies Inc.

866.710.1287 • www.selectnannies.ca Canada's Premiere Resource for in-home childcare offering outstanding service to families across Canada. Our dedicated live-in Caregivers are all fluent in English, educated and experienced in childcare and offer assistance with cooking and housekeeping.
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Shelly’s Nannies

124 Glenvale Blvd, Toronto • 416-932-3815 • www.shellysnannies.com Professional nannies for professional people. An established professional agency to help you find the right caregiver for your family. Look for our ad in this section.

Shure Consulting Services: Nanny Tax Frustration Relief

905-326-3222 or 1-877-626-6982 • www.nannytax.ca No hassle payroll and tax remittance service designed for people with a nanny. Our personalized service takes the confusion out of tax calculations and paperwork. Phone calls are completed on your behalf. We even pay the tax bill every month!

Super Nanny Canada™ Tax4Nanny

416-317-0084 • Trademark denotes our website and quality services. 647-349-6262 • www.tax4nanny.ca Tax4Nanny is a payroll service provider for employees with caregivers. Tax4Nanny helps with all nanny tax paperwork: government deductions, WSIB, year end tax reporting and more. Tax4Nanny is run by a Chartered Accountant with over 10+ years of experience.

Wee Care Placement Agency

534 Lawrence Ave West, Suite 222, Toronto • 416-789-3070 or 416-785-3939 • www.weecareplacement.ca Dedicated to caring since 1996. Live-in or live-out, f/t & p/t, local or overseas. Dependable, caring nannies. Interviewed, pre-screened, guaranteed. Low finders fee. No fee to employer when sponsoring from abroad. Look for our ad in this section.

Where’s My Nanny?

53 Dewpoint Rd., Thornhill • 905-326-2880 • Whatever the ages or special needs of your loved ones.

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t is insane how quickly children can outgrow their shoes! In some cases (esp with boys), it is equally insane how quickly they can make a new pair look years old! Whether you are looking for a new pair for your child's squished toes or a second pair to give that first pair a day off, children's shoe stores can help. Make sure you check your children's shoes often to ensure they have not outgrown them. Small children can outgrow their shoes as often as every 2-3 months if they are going through a growth spurt. Given that we are always shopping for shoes, we appreciate visiting stores that specifically focus on selection and expertise targeted at kids. From traditional to funky and from school shoes to party ones, these stores will make sure your children's feet are well shod!

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Adrian’s - Stride Rite
3228 Yonge St, Toronto • 416-485-6203 • www.adrianshoes.ca Personalized service. We keep records of your child’s growing feet. All major brands available. When it’s time for the next pair of quality footwear for your little one, trust us to take the time and care to find the perfect fit. Ask about our Frequent Buyer Program. • Other Locations: Humbertown Shopping Centre 416-237-9757 • Ages: 0-Teen.

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Browns Shoe Inc.
Locations: Yorkdale 416-787-0313, Square One 905-566-0842, Promenade 905-764-1444, Sherway Gardens 416-620-1910, Vaughan Mills 905-760-0307 • www.brownsshoes.com A wide selection of casual and dressy, high quality, fashion designer & private label shoes for children & newborn+. Boogie Browns, BCool, Stride Rite, Ed Hardy, Keds Converse, Nike, Kenneth Cole, Skechers, Puma, Lacoste, Juicy Couture, Michael Kors. Also popular brands of school & leisure bags. • Ages: Newborn+. • Mon-Fri: 10-9, Sat: 9:30-6, Sun: 12-5.

CHIRO-PED - Custom Made Shoes & Foot Orthotics
North York, Richmond Hill, Thornhill & Scarborough locations • Main No: 905-889-1600 • Custom made Orthopedic Shoes, Foot Orthotics and Biomechanical Assessments.

Comfy Shoe Gallery
9665 Bayview Ave, Unit 9, Richmond Hill • 905-883-0260 • Quality children’s footwear. School uniform shoe specialist.

Kiddie Kobbler Limited
Visit website for a store near you • Head Office: 613-592-5515 • www.kiddiekobbler.ca For more than 50 years Kiddie Kobbler has been the name in quality and service for children's shoes. • Ages: Newborn+.

Kids Club Toronto
3377 Bathurst St, Toronto • 416-398-4676 • We expertly fit children for shoes. Friendly service. • Ages: infant-teen.

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Mini Toes
389 Connaught Ave, Toronto • 416-880-3597 • Soft sole baby shoes.

Naturino Children’s Shoes
661 Chrislea Rd Unit 8, Woodbridge • 905-264-9539 • www.shop.naturino.ca Naturino has for years collaborated with the FIMP (the Italian Paediatrician’s Medical Federation) whose experts give us invaluable advice on the ideal shoe for children and the morphology of the foot. We offer high quality children’s footwear, specifically designed for children’s feet. • Ages: birth-teen.
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Olly -Shoes Fit for a Kid

2600 Yonge St, Toronto • 416-487-3100 • www.ollyshoes.com OLLY specializes in expertly fitting children's shoes in a fun and friendly store. OLLY is your first choice for quality brands in athletic, casual, fashion and school shoes. Computerized OLLYFIT technology. Membership Savings Program. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. Other Locations: Sherway Gardens Mall, 416-622-6522, 1070 Major Mackenzie, Richmond Hill, 905-884-9877. • Ages: newborn to ‘tweens.
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Shoe Company, The

1.88.88.SHOECO • www.theshoecompany.com Each store has 20,000 pairs of brand name shoes up to 50% off everyday. Huge selection of kids, shoes from infant/toddler sizes 6-13 to youth sizes 1-6. Brands like Carter's, Stride Rite, Skechers & more. 25 stores to serve you in the GTA. Check on line for a location near you or call us. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

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oes your child have a button that says “I dressed myself”? We should all have one as it lets us off the hook when our children put together combinations that make us cringe! Children like to express their independence and style through their clothing. We're inclined to let them since it is a very non-permanent way of doing so. In Toronto, there are clothing stores to suit every child's taste, every occasion and every parent's budget. From everyday wear to special occasion clothing - you can find the perfect outfit for your function. We also list specialty items such as Sun protective clothing for kids (and adults) which has come a long way and is now stylish as well as protective, dancewear and costume stores. You will find the following sub-categories in this section: Children's Wear Stores; Costumes, Dress-up & Dancewear; Online/Catalogue Shopping & Home Parties; Special Occasion Wear; Sun Protective Clothing.
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Babibu
416-200-9842 • An eco-friendly line of bamboo baby basics.

Babywear Boutique
1-877-778-3884 • Visit our online babywear boutique to shop for wraps, slings, shoes, toys and more!

Bamboo Dino
647-223-1001 • www.bamboodino.com Bamboo Dino is creating a buzz among celebrities from Toronto to LA. Organic bamboo. Comfort for your child. Good for Mother earth.

Bargains Group Ltd
890 Caledonia Rd, Toronto • 416-785-5655 • www.bargainsgroup.com Bargains Group is Canada’s favorite discount wholesaler. Over 4000 items; toys, socks, underwear, tshirts, mittens & more at below wholesale prices. Annual warehouse sale open to the public. Visit www.bargainsgroup.com • Ages: Newborn+.

bean sprout
565 Mount Pleasant Rd, Toronto • 416-932-3727 • Unique fashion for children. Newborn - 16 years. Look for our ad in this section.

Binksy & Bobo | Custom Style for Kids
416 483-7692 • Handmade reversible clothes for babies and children

Children’s Place, The- Cookstown Manufacturers’ Outlet Mall
Just 35 minutes north of Toronto at Hwy 400 & 89. Look for the water tower. • 705-458-0054 • Fashion, quality, price...all in one place!

Clippopotamus
416-317-6314 • www.clippo.ca Cute Clips * Fierce Bite: Hair clips, soother clippos, amazing adjustable hairbands and more! We’ve got what every hip kid needs. Ages: 3+.

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EarthChild Clothing
501 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto • 416-849-1119 • Comfortable, stylish, affordable clothing. Newborns to 8 year olds.

Fox Pony
416-554-3563 • Unique/quality clothing for babies and toddlers.

Grandma's Little Darlings
67 Bronte Rd., Oakville • 905-465-2195 • Weddings. 1st Communion. Christening. Boys suits.

Gretchen & Co.
424 Eglinton Ave. W. (at Castle Knock), Toronto • 416-482-2302 • Beautiful shoes for children.

Growing Image
3028 Bloor St W, Toronto • 416-239-4989 • European and Canadian designs in sizes infant-16.

Higher Ground For Kids
2511 Yonge St (4 bl. N. of Eglinton), Toronto • 416-485-9228 • www.highergroundforkids.com Cool and trendy clothes, outerwear and accessories your kids will love to wear for all occasions! Labels include Burberry, Diesel, Lacoste, Flowers By Zoe, Lili Gaufrette, Ragdoll and Rockets, Ike Behar & many more! Newborn to Pre-Teen. • Mon-Sat: 10-6, Sun: 12-5.

Kid Brother Clothing
502 Crawford St, Toronto • 416-712-9913 • A stylish line of urban clothing, just for boys. • Ages: 6mos-4 yrs.

La Compagnie des Petits
Hillcrest Mall, 9350 Yonge St, Richmond Hill, Ont, L4C 5G2. • 905-508-1355 • www.lacompagniedespetits.com Canada’s first French boutique at main street prices! We are fun,colourful and unique! Aged 0-10yrs, each collection is exclusive with matching accessories. Also in recently renovated Bramalea City Cente. • Other Locations: City Center. 25 Peel Center Drive, Brampton.

Lapin Câlin
1918A Queen St. E, Toronto • 416-690-1918 • A little store full of big ideas for baby showers, newborns and toddlers. • Ages: 0-6.

Little Miss Clips
103 Niska Drive, Waterdown • 905-690-4709 • Canada’s Premium collection of slip-proof hair accessories for baby and toddler girls.

Love Child
2523 Yonge St, Toronto • 416-486-4746 • Gorgeous clothes for kids.

Lyyli - One of a kind Clothing For Kids
647-230-3200 • www.lyyli.com One-of-a-kind, funky clothing including custom appliquéd monogrammed t-shirts, pajamas, and cute jumper tops. Locally made by a mompreneur.

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Ribbonheadz
416-697-5513 • Non-slip hair accessories for kids.
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SCKC Clothing

2656 Yonge Street, Toronto • 647-726-0250 • www.sckc.ca SUPERB quality clothing from newborn to boys and girls size 10. SCKC has a brand new sensibility in clothing: style, "matchability" and coordination with genuine comfort and wearability. Check out our new store on Yonge just south of Lawrence. Look for our ad in the front of the book! See coupon section for valuable savings.

Snug
348 Danforth Ave, Unit #8, Toronto • 416-463-6133 • www.snugonthedanforth.ca A Snug kind of boutique for moms and their kids. We specialize in an eclectic mix of kids and women’s clothes, accessories and more!

• Costumes Dress-Up & Dancewear
509 Dancewear
509 Parliament Street, Toronto • 416-924-9533 • Dancewear and accessories for children and adults.

Canada’s National Ballet School’s The Shoe Room®
404 Jarvis St, Toronto • 416-964-5100 • www.theshoeroom.ca Offers the best fit in pointe shoes and the latest in dancewear and accessories.

Kids Costumes/Mostly Dolls
539 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto • 416-484-1940 • www.kidscostumes.ca Costumes are toys providing hours of valuable play time. Wonderful selection of full costumes as well as a full line of accessories. Custom made costumes for all occasions available. • Ages: newborn - 14 yrs.

MHSB Dance Shop
2384 Yonge Street, 2nd Fl, Toronto • 416-484-4731 • Quality dancewear and accessories for all ages.

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Beatties School Uniforms
453 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto • 416-481-4459 • One of the largest boy’s wear stores in Toronto. Sizes 3-20.

Crawford Boys
Lawrence Plaza, 508A Lawrence Ave W, Toronto • 416-782-8137 • Specialists in boys’ clothing and Husky sizes. • Ages: 4+.

Kiddy Kidswear
20 Dundas St. W., Unit #125, Toronto • 416-506-9950 • Exclusive clothing for special occasions.

Kidstreat
The Promenade, Store B 221, Thornhill • 905-771-9906 • Specializing in children’s formal wear for all occasions. • Ages: 0-18yrs.

Lil Vogue
214 Faywood Blvd, North York • 416-830-0017 • Exquisite designer dresses for special occasions. Custom available.
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ZERO 20

7700 Pine Valley Dr at the corner of Highway 7, Woodbridge • 905-851-6041 or 877-851-6041 • www.zero20.com European and North American designers. Big selection. Best prices. Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Excellent service. Sport, casual wear & formal wear for girls & boys. Huge selection for all special occasions-christening, communion, confirmation, bar/bat mitzvah, flowergirl & ringboy. Party dresses, gowns, boys’ suits & tuxedos. Husky sizes. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Mon-Fri: 9:30-9, Sat: 9:30-6, Sun: 10-5.

• Sun Protective Clothing
Nammu Swimming Hats
416-262-3819 • Stylish sun protective swim cap one-size-fits-all.

Sunseals.com
647-726-4887 • www.sunseals.com Sunseals are rub-proof, sweat-proof sun protection that kids actually want to wear! Quick drying, breathable and 98% UV-BLOCK one and two-piece swimsuits fit 3 months to 14 years. Award winning designer. Proudly Canadian!

SUNSENSE Sun Protection Products
905-576-7535 • Eco bag, belts and 99% UV blocking hats, blankets & More! • Ages: 0-6yrs.

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eople choose to circumcise their sons for a variety of personal reasons. The practice of circumcision has been performed since ancient times. For some people, circumcision is not only a medical procedure, but also a religious ceremony. In this section, you will find several doctors and rabbis who can make this event both a medically safe and, if desired, a spiritually meaningful one. Ask about making the procedure pain-free.

Adler, Rabbi Sholom H - Certified Mohel
27 Ridgevale Dr, North York • 416-256-BRIS • Rabbi Sholom H Adler, certified mohel. Free information package.

Diamond, Dr. Aubie, MD: Mohel
(o) 905-738-6699 or (h) 905-889-2517 • aubster@rogers.com Ritual circumcision by appointment. Non ritual circumcision by appointment up to 3 months of age. Over 28 years experience.

Greenberg, Dr. Mark. Family Physician & Certified Mohel
4700 Jane St, Ste 202, Toronto • 416-661-0004 or 416-702-8990 • www.drgreenberg.ca Ritual and non-ritual circumcision. Mogen circumcision in combination with local anesthetic. Look for our ad in this section.

Jesin, Dr Aaron: Family Physician & Certified Mohel
203-4256 Bathurst St, North York • 416-635-5012 • www.drjesin.com The JESIN CIRCUMCISION CLINIC: Expertise in ritual and non-ritual circumcision. Orthodox certified, yet sensitive to the entire community. Use of analgesics. Over 30 years experience. Performed over 10,000. By Appointment.

Langer, Jacob C, MD: Pediatric Surgeon and Certified Mohel
416-813-7269 • Ritual Circumcision (b’rit milah). Traditional or Creative Services.

Schwartz, Dr. Rochelle - Family Physician & Certified Mohel
905-760-1415 work or 416-457-9033 cell or pager: 416-328-4335 • Effective “Pain Prevention Protocol” including Local Anesthesia, for infant circumcision. Beautiful, warm and customized Brit Milah circumcision ceremonies and Baby Namings for girls. Providing over 20 years of experience.

Ritual Circumcisions & Baby Namings 416-457-9033 or 416-328-4335

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Counselling & Support Services

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ometimes a teacher or guidance counselor will identify a peer, school or social issue. Sometimes it will be obvious to the parent that a child needs assistance with anxiety and phobias, or with familial/social relationships. Specialists can really make a difference to a child, and to his/her future. Counselors can also help parents with family dynamics, behaviour, spousal relationships or just offer support to a parent feeling alone or overwhelmed. We have moved the parenting classes subcategory to this section because we feel that they really do fall into the support area. Check them out for some professional assistance.

You will find the following sub-categories in this section: Children's Mental Health Centres; Counselling & Family Mediation; Parenting Classes

• Children’s Mental Health
Programme Passelle du CFT; French day treatment program
1 Ness Drive, Toronto • 416-446-0303 • French program for kids with social, emotional & behavioural issues. • Ages: 6-12.

York Centre for Children, Youth & Families
11225 Leslie Street, Richmond Hill • 905-887-5896 • An Accredited Children's Mental Health Centre.

Aisling Discoveries Child & Family Centre
325 Milner Ave, Ste 110, Scarborough • 416-321-5464 • Supporting children & families with emotional, behavioural and social problems. • Ages: NB-12.

Canadian Association of Psychoanalytic Child Therapists
Referral service: 416-690-5464 (ext. 3) • www.capct.ca Specialized psychotherapists work with children, adolescents and families with issues such as adoption, anxiety, attachment, bereavement, behavioural disorders, depression, eating disorders, learning disabilities, physical/sexual abuse and parental consultation.

Child Development Institute
197 Euclid Ave, Toronto • 416-603-1827 • Services for preschool children and families who have social, emotional and behavioural problems and/or are at risk of physical or sexual abuse.

George Hull Centre for Children & Families, The
600 The East Mall, 3rd Fl, Etobicoke • 416-622-8833 • www.georgehullcentre.on.ca Children’s mental health centre offering comprehensive treatment services for children, adolescents and their families. Best Start program for young mothers and infants. Residential programs. Prevention, education and research. No fee for service. • Ages: 0-19.

Willow Centre
45 Sheppard Ave E, Ste 202, North York • 416-250-1540 • www.thewillowcentre.com A centre providing psychological services for infants, children, adolescents and their families. Assessment and drug-free treatment for all types of behavioural, emotional and learning difficulties. Not all children “grow out of it”. We can help. • Ages: 0-18 • Mon-Sat: 9-5.

• Counselling & Family Mediation
Anger Management for Parents
114 Westgate Blvd., Toronto • 416-630-9181 • bbercovici@rogers.com Parents' expressions of anger are common in our hectic lives. Excess stress, a fast-paced day and balancing multiple priorities can lead to shouting or threatening in a harmful way. Parents can be trained in anger management. Learn how to identify triggers to anger and express disappointment, disagreement and dissatisfaction without becoming aggressive.

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Counselling & Support Services
Annabelle Fell, MSW, RSW
505 Eglinton Ave West, Suite 510, Toronto • 416-806-8830 • Counselling services for individuals 8-25 years old.

Arbus & Weidenfelder, Drs. - Clinical Psychologists
9983 Keele Street Suite 105, Vaughan • 416-801-8889 • Child, adolescent, adult, family and couples therapy.

Assessment, Counselling & Coaching Centre; Dr. S. Jane Margles
29 Alvin Ave, Toronto • 416-428-1600 • Individual counselling and coaching for optimal performance. Psychological assessments for children, adolescents and adults. Specializing in learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD, underachievement, motivational difficulties, giftedness, stress management and Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy.

Balance the Mother Load
905-597-5454 • Life Coach for Moms.

Benedikt Krauze, Ruth; B.Sc., D.C.S.
118 Eglinton Ave W, Ste 405, Toronto • 416-644-0983 x3 • Individual, couples, family therapy, separation & divorce mediation. English & Spanish.

BetelCounselling: Sheri Betel MSW RSW
1395 Bayview Avenue, Toronto • 416-322-9005 • www.betelcounselling.com Offering specialized individual, couple and family counselling. Over 20 years experience dealing with issues such as parenting, couples, separation and divorce, anxiety, depression, addictions and grief. Day, evening & weekend appointments available.

Child Behaviour Consulting -In Your Home: CGH Family Support
416-937-7405 • Cynthia Hayhoe, a child behaviour specialist with over 9 years experience, will spend time with your family IN YOUR HOME. She provides practical, INDIVIDUALIZED strategies that create structure and consistency for your family. FREE PHONE CONSULTATION • Ages: 3 - 13.

Collaborative Therapy & Assessment Group
118 Eglinton Ave W, Suite 405, Toronto • 416-644-0983 • www.therapyandassessment.ca Dr. Stacey Whyne Berman, Dr. Ruth Slater & Ruth Benedikt DCS. Counselling services using a variety of treatment approaches to support change and growth for individuals, couples & families. Counselling available in English, Spanish & Hebrew. Covered by many extended health care plans. Comprehensive psychoeducational assessments available.

Counselling Connections for Children & Teens
400 Dupont St, 1st floor, Toronto • 416-268-0102 • Support for behavioural, social/emotional and parenting issues. • Ages: 5-18.

Delvio Parent-Child Clinic
19 Isa Court, Woodbridge • 905-264-6978 • Support children exhibiting developmental and behavioural difficulties.

Dimerman, Sara - Psychological Services and Parent Education
Thornhill Square 300 John St, Ste 320, Thornhill • 905-882-7690 • Counselling & Psycho-educational assessments. Covered by private insurance.

Families in Transition: Family Service Association of Toronto
420A-700 Lawrence Avenue West, Toronto • 416-585-9151 • Works with separating, divorcing and remarrying families helping children adjust to family changes.

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Counselling & Support Services
Filiatrault, Dr. Amber
15955 Airport Road Suite 202, Caledon East • 416-301-9784 • Assessment and therapy- Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, Learning, Parenting. • Ages: 6-18yrs.

Foreman's Family Mediation, Individual, Couple & Family Counselling and Parenting Education
905-868-8115 • Mediation includes supporting couples in preparing separation & parenting plans. Solution-focused therapy to help assist with stress, anger, anxiety, & relationship-building resulting from life challenges. Groups: step & blended parenting, single parenting, couple talk & finances and children of divorce. Look for our ad in this section. • Ages: 6+ • Mon-Fri: 5-9pm, Sat: 10-4.

Friedman, Dr Tracy MSW, EdD
3219 Yonge St, Ste 139, Toronto • 416-638-5575 • Family therapist, divorce/parenting specialist. Pre-teen mentoring program. Contact at: tracyfriedman@rogers.com.

Hicks Counselling Services
120 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 800, Toronto • 416-822-9659 • Registered therapist, couple counselling, families, adolescents & children.

Kids Help Phone
Toll-free 1-800-668-6868 • www.kidshelpphone.ca Confidential counselling service for kids aged 4-25.

Lieberman, Dr. Melissa, Registered Clinical Psychologist
1068 Eglinton Ave. West., Suite #3, Toronto • 416-838-0823 • mlieberman@rogers.com Provide comprehensive assessment and treatment for children, adolescents and their families presenting with a variety of psychological difficulties; eating disorders, body image difficulties, picky eating, anxiety and mood disorders, social skills deficits, and behavioural disorders.

Lieberman, Susan: Family Therapist, HonBA, DCS
3292 Bayview Ave, Ste 202, Toronto • 416-512-6356 • www.familysupport.net Counselling for families experiencing difficulty with children/adolescents in areas such as discipline, anxiety, ADD, communication and depression. Individual & marital counselling. Comprehensive psychoeducational assessments also offered. Self-help tools and baby blankets available on our website. Visit us online!

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Counselling & Support Services
Lisa Seward Child Therapy
416-823-5343 • Specializes in ASD, Aspergers, Selective Mutism, Self Esteem, Cognitive Behaviour, Mirroring/Connected Parenting & Social Skills.

Marcovitch & Associates: Drs. Sharon & Howard Marcovitch, Registered Psychologists
491 Lawrence Ave W, Ste 405, Toronto • 416-780-0909 • Parent counselling for preschool and school-age children with a range of difficult behaviours. Individual counselling for school-age children and adolescents with issues of anxiety, attention, or underachievement.

Orenchuk, Natalie; Msw. Rsw. Bsw. B.A. Gifted, Special Needs and All issues
416-480-2150 or 647-201-2150 • www.brightgiftedrapidlearners.com Counselling sessions to help children achieve success socially, emotionally and in the classroom. Expert in: Child Stress, GIFTED, Special Needs, LD, ADHD, Behaviour Problems, Anger, Meltdowns, Depression, Sleeping problems, Phobias, School consultations. Individual, marital, family therapy, 25 years experience. Look for our ad in the Education section.

Parent Engagement Seminars
Thornhill Square 300 John St, Ste 320, Thornhill • 905-882-7690 • www.helpmesara.com Sara Dimerman - Author, Therapist and Parent Educator - offers seminars at schools and organizations. Especially popular are "Am I a Normal Parent?" and "Character Is the Key." Visit www.helpmesara.com.

Parent Talk
Stan Shapiro: 905-770-0606 and Karen Skinulis: 905-508-5240 • www.practicalparenting.ca Reach your parenting goals. Coaching offers help with misbehaviour, communication, self- esteem, and family relationships.

Parenting Your Child to Sleep: Dr. Nicky Cohen Registered Clinical Psychologist
491 Lawrence Ave W, Suite 203, Toronto • 416-783-3900 • www.kidsleep.ca Counselling services for parents in the areas of infant, toddler and preschooler sleep disturbances including: bedtime problems, night wakings, daytime sleep difficulties. Services may be covered by extended health care benefit plans. Look for our ad in the Parent/Tot section.

Play + Art Therapy for Children
139 Latimer Avenue, Toronto • 416-876-4340 • Child-centred, creative counselling, ages 4-11.

Sigel, Lisa B.; Child Therapist MSW. RSW.
396A Brooke Avenue, Toronto • 416-572-2638 • www.socialsupport.ca Providing social, emotional and behavioural support in a safe environment. Helping children express their feelings through conversations, role-plays, games, and art therapy. Proficiencies: social skills, self-esteem, divorce, grief, anger, depression, anxiety and behaviour management.

Sivkin, Dorete; M.S.W., R.S.W., Child/Teen & Family Counselling
Dufferin & Steeles area • 905-738-4601 • Individual/family/child counselling and family mediation services.

Tender Hearts, Counselling, Consulting, Training
148 Kelso Cres, Maple • 416-704-3183 • Meeting the needs of children and their families.

Therapy with Children, Adolescents, Adults and Families
200 St. Clair Ave. W, Suite 301 W, Toronto • 416 258 5101 • Therapy with children, adolescents, adults and families.

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Counselling & Support Services

Tomlinson, Jutka: Psychotherapy
Eglinton/Bathurst, • 416-391-5747 x40 • www.jutkatomlinson.com Individual and play therapy, parent-child, parenting. Anxiety, depression, self-esteem, social and emotional support, bereavement, adoption, parental separation, affective education. • Ages: 4+

York Mediation
3601 Highway 7, Suite 400, Markham • 416-904-4881 • Specializing in divorce and separation mediation for families.

Young, Randi, M.S.W., R.S.W.
3335 Yonge St, Ste 404, Toronto • 416-440-0408 x2 • Parenting expert as seen on City-Line.

• Parenting Classes
After Baby Comes - Sandi Cole
416-447-1719 • www.afterbabycomes.com 7- week course for new mothers with their babies (aged 1 week-4 months). Topics include infant crying, nutrition, sleeping, baby massage and more. In conjunction with Prenatal and Family Life Education Mount Sinai Hospital. York Mills and Bayview area.

Alyson Schafer
3219 Yonge Street, Suite 341, Toronto • 905-473-6600 • www.alyson.ca Parenting Bootcamp - A one weekend intensive parenting seminar. One of Canada's leading parenting expert, Alyson teaches theory and techniques for raising great kids!

BetelCounselling: Sheri Betel MSW RSW, Counselling & Parenting Groups
1395 Bayview Avenue, Toronto • 416-322-9005 • Because kids don’t come with instructions.

Jewish Family Institute at The Village Shul
1072 Eglinton Ave West, Toronto • 416-785-1107 x204 • www.jewishfamilyinstitute.com We offer an amazing Mother and Daughter Bat-Mitzvah Program, a wide variety of Parenting Lectures and Workshops, learn to Bake Challah and create a Silk Challah Cover, Join a Friday night Dinner, Holiday Celebrations and Family Hikes. Look for our ad in the Counselling & Support Services section.

Ontario Parenting Education
56 Carrington Dr, Richmond Hill • 905-508-5240 • Parenting classes, counselling & workshops. Locations across the GTA. Not-for-profit.
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Parent Education Network
605 Royal York Road, Suite 108, Toronto • 416-255-8969 • Parenting Classes Parenting skills: Discussion Groups. One night workshops.

Parent Talk
905-508-5240 • Parenting workshops, books and parent coaching. • Ages: 0-teens.

Parenting Insight - Parenting workshops
416-256-7472 • Counselling & workshops for young parents. Infant massage classes.

Parenting Network
416-944-0412 • Parenting courses from toddlers to teens.

Parenting Positively
99 Packard Blvd, Toronto • 416-438-5364 • Help parents improve parenting skills.

Public Health Nurses: Toronto & York Region Health Connection
416-338-7600- Toronto or 1-800-361-5653 or 905-895-8004- York Region • www.region.york.on.ca Free parenting programs for every age and stage throughout Toronto and York.

Yoga Interlude
416-787-7877 • Stress relief through laughter, coaching and yoga for busy parents.

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Custom Room Design: Murals, Bedding, Etc.
hen you have a baby, you want the excitement of decorating a “baby's” room. But at the same time, you want the room to be versatile enough that your growing child will be equally comfortable in the same room. If you have thought ahead and purchased furniture that works for both, sometimes just a change in paint colour, mural or bedding can make the baby's room perfect for an older child. This section contains listings of companies that can help you create themed rooms, murals, custom bedding and décor for your child's room and family spaces.

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Baby Decor Ltd
2104 Highway 7 W, Unit 19, Concord • 905-738-1575 • Custom designed linens for infant/toddler rooms.

Bluebird Rooms for Children
647-222-5818 or 416-579-0931 • Bluebird rooms create happy spaces for children.

Cari Bimbi Art & Decor
416-505-2052 • Murals for your child’s room & decor!

Freshcoat Custom Airbrush & Graphic Design
416-508-6859 • Airbrush art and graphic design for your custom room. Imagine it and have it created.

Hand Painted Murals
76 Wendell Ave, Toronto • 416-248-8141 • www.handpaintedmurals.ca Murals will enhance the look of any room; working together with the client you can watch your space. come alive. Free estimates

Magic on The Wall
905-636-9644 or 647-818-1902 • Beautiful, stimulating, affordable murals for every child.

Mount 'N Seal
1947 Leslie St, Toronto • 416-423-9975 • mountnseal@canada.com Lightweight, colourful, low-cost picture framing alternative. Ideal way to preserve and display kids' artwork. Perfect for hanging posters in kids' rooms. • Mon-Sat: 10-6.

MuralMom
519-716-6240 • www.muralmom.com Custom do-it-yourself murals come complete with stencils and instructions. They draw it and you paint iton the wall or small canvas. Perfect for nursery/kids rooms.

Murals by Rosanna Russo
416-414-0917 • www.mymurals.com Creating custom murals (airbrushed/handpainted) for >15 years. Featured in Style at Home magazine. Any subject/cartoon as well as trompe l'oeil, borders, fabric matching, canvases and handpainted furniture. Professional quality work, extensive portfolio. References available.

Paint A Lifestyle
416-410-4854 • www.paintalifestyle.com Paint A Lifestyle is a Decorative Painting company that designs and installs custom murals, decorative paint finishes and beautiful faux finishes for discerning Designers, Home Owners and Architects for over 17 years.

Sports Poster Warehouse
1947 Leslie St, Toronto • 416-696-8353 • www.SportsPosterWarehouse.com World’s greatest selection of action posters, fitness charts, motivational prints, team pennants, and more! Over 7,000 items in stock. Shop in our showroom, or view full catalogue online. • Mon-Sat: 10-6.

Steven Wilcox Murals
905-731-4138 • Turn your kids’ walls into fun!
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he type of diaper you use is purely a matter of personal choice - no one can make this decision but you. From an environmental perspective, we win both ways now, as many Toronto municipalities let you put disposable diapers in the green bin.

Bear Bottoms Diaper Service
1240 Speers Rd, Oakville • 905-827-1021 • A fitted cloth diaper service.

Comfy Cotton Diaper Service
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905-940-8118 or 888-759-3945 • www.comfycotton.ca 23 years in business, thousands of happy customers & 5 environmental awards are vivid proof this is the best diapering system for your baby. Highest quality standards on the laundering of 100% cotton diapers. Free weekly pick-up & delivery. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Happy Nappy Inc
905-760-8777 • Weekly cloth diaper service to your door.

Mr. Case Inc
416-661-CASE (2273) • www.mrcase.com Celebrating our 26th year in business! Over 5000 brand name grocery products delivered by the case. Diapers, bottled water, pop & juice, paper products, cleaning supplies and much more! Next day delivery. Call for your free catalogue or order online.

My Lil’ Miracle & Indisposables™
1-888-218-0112 • Affordable, quality earth-friendly cotton baby products. • Ages: 0-6.

Top Quality Diapers
7200 Markham Road Unit 12, Markham • 416-499-8517 • Delivery service for bulk disposable diapers. Baby & adult. • Other Locations: 1023 Markham Rd.

Universal Diapers
1987 Danforth Ave., Toronto • 416-850-0201 • Baby and adult diapers, accessories, clothing, and shoes.
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Wee Ones by JaJoC

191 Whitby Shores Greenway, Toronto • 905-922-2336 • www.weeones.biz Cloth diapering has never been easier and it's not like you think! Snaps have made the headache of velcro a thing of the past, and gussets keep even the messiest poops where they belong! Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

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Education

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ducation is a matter of ongoing evaluation. Children change and so do their educational needs. Parents need to monitor the situation so that they can make necessary changes quickly. Sometimes just an assessment or tutoring or enrichment may suffice; other times, a change in school may be required. Our biggest piece of advice is be proactive when it comes to your child's education. Although the teachers and schools want your child to succeed, they have many children to look after. If you have questions or concerns, bring them up with the teachers and ask for assistance. You are the parent - trust your instincts. You will find the following sub-categories in this section: Educational Assessments & Consultation; Educational Resources & Supplies; Private Schools & Preschools; Public Schools; Special Education; Tutoring & Enrichment
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• Educational Assessments & Consultation
Ages, Dr. Kathryn, Psychoeducational Consultant
1 Promenade Circle, Ste 301J, Thornhill • 416-407-2796 • www.drkathrynages.com Psychoeducational assessments for children and adolescents, evaluations for gifted program eligibility, individual and group study skills coaching. • Ages: 6+.

Alter, Stuckler & Associates
1 Promenade Circle, Ste 301A, Thornhill • 905-709-2343 • Full service psychological clinic. Children, youth, adults and families.

Angus Lloyd Associates
8 Lawton Blvd., Toronto • 416-944-8185 • Academic assessment and school consultation. • Ages: 5-18.

Assessment, Counselling & Coaching Centre; Dr. S. Jane Margles
1407 Yonge Street, Suite 504, Toronto • 416-428-1600 • Individual counselling and coaching for optimal performance. Psychological assessments for children, adolescents and adults. Specializing in learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD, underachievement, motivational difficulties, giftedness, stress management and Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy.

Bodenstein-Kales, Dr Tally: Registered Psychologist
2797 Bathurst St, Suite 202, Toronto • 416-435-4496 • Full cycle educational services; ADD/ADHD, LD, Gifted. • Ages: 3-18.

Cap Consulting
416-356-3300 • Career Consulting; Vocational Counselling; Educational Counselling; Academic Counselling.

Chrysalis Homeschool Resources & Information
416-529-4519 • Information and support for new homeschoolers.

Collaborative Therapy & Assessment Group - Dr Stacey Whyne Berman & Dr Ruth Slater
118 Eglinton Ave W, Ste 405, Toronto • 416-644-0983 • Registered psychologists. Psycho-educational assessments. • Ages: 7-adult.

Deborah Chesnie Cooper PhD
120 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 701, Toronto • 416-322-3161 • www.chesniecooper.com The Chesnie Cooper Educational and Remedial Centre utilizes dEcode®, the exclusive and effective method of teaching all areas of learning, as borne out by the latest research in neurosciences and early education. • Ages: 3.5+.
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Kingsway Psychological & Behavioural Services
3107 Bloor St. W Suite 207, Toronto • 416 799-4129 • We provide full psychoeducational assessments for children and parenting groups.

Lastman, Janyce - Education Consultant, Case Manager
3266 Yonge St, Box 1829, Toronto • 416-221-0018 • School placements, TestPrep, Case Management, At-risk, gifted, special needs.

Lieberman, Susan: Family Therapist, HonBA, DCS
3292 Bayview Ave, Ste 202, Toronto • 416-512-6356 • www.familysupport.net Comprehensive, psychoeducational consulting & assessments including programming, team/parent meetings, classroom observations, etc. Interactive with a personal touch. Covered by private insurance/health care plans.

Marcovitch & Associates: Drs. Sharon & Howard Marcovitch, Registered Psychologists
491 Lawrence Ave W, Ste 405, Toronto • 416-780-0909 • Psychological assessments, school consultation, program planning & parent counselling for preschool & school-age children, adolescents and young adults with: communication disorders, developmental delays, attention deficit disorder, learning disabilities, advanced abilities & talents & behaviour difficulties

Meretsky, Corry - Educational Consultant
416-489-1718 • Educational Assessments/Planning. Program Consulting. Psychosocial/Psychoeducational Reports.

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Education
Moscovitch, Dr. Jill, Psychologist
416-787-0883 Ext.1 • Psychological assessment, consultation, counselling: Children & Teens.

Natalie Orenchuk Msw. Rsw. Bsw. B.A. Gifted & Special Needs
93 Castlewood Rd, Toronto • 416-480-2150 or 647-201-2150 • www.brightgiftedrapidlearners.com Activate Your Child's Highest Potential, Positive Self-esteem, Effective Social Skills and Emotional I.Q. Expert in : GIFTED, Special Needs, LD, ADHD, Behaviour Problems, Anger, Depression, Sleeping problems, Phobias, Meltdowns, Autistic spectrum issues, School consultations, child, family counselling. 25 years. experience. Look for our ad in this section.

Options in Education- Educational Consulting by Judy Winberg M.Ed.
416-932-1168 • www.optionsineducation.com School overview - public independent, private. Special needs and Special Education programs. Referrals for psychoeducational assessments, tutorial, remedial and enrichment programs. Personalized relocation service for families with school aged children moving to Toronto. • Ages: Preschool-Gr. 12.

Smart On Schools - Stacie Berman, M.Ed.
416-889-1480 • www.smartonschools.com Education Consulting and referrals services for families.

Willow Centre
45 Sheppard Ave E, Ste 202, North York • 416-250-1540 • Psychological assessments of learning difficulties, and behaviour problems.

• Educational Resources & Supplies
Alpha Textbooks Inc.
3709 Chesswood Dr., Toronto • 416-461-3542 • Educational, Reference, Children’s books, Backpacks, Free Delivery.

Bookman Textbook and Educational Outlet, The
4910 Yonge St, side door, North York • 416-BOO-KMAN or 1-800- 461-8398 • All educational materials for teachers & parents Nursery-grade 12. • Other Locations: 124 Portland St, Etobicoke. • Ages: 2+. • Mon-Tue: 10-6, Wed: 10-8, Thu-Sat: 10-6, Sun: 12-5.

DIALOGUE: Professional Development Resource for Canadian Educators
905-272-1843 x24 • Free education research, materials, tips and tools for teachers.

Discovery Toys, Wendy Litvak
416-630-0138 • Award winning educational books, toys, games & computer software. • Ages: 0-12.

Emily Press Labels
1-866-742-0777 • Emily Press stylish, functional and durable sticky labels for camp, school and daycare. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Sonsuh Educational Supplies Inc
448 McNicoll Ave, Toronto • 416-499-3088 • www.sonsuh.com Educational outlet. Toys, books, arts & crafts, stationery, music, science kits, classroom decor. Multicultural, anti-biased products. Excellent resources for teachers & parents! • Ages: 0-12.

• Educational Workshops
Super Science
905-479-4459 • Science programs, workshops, special event presentations and shows.
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• Private Schools & Preschools
A Guide to the Best Private Schools: www.OURKIDS.net
905-272-1843 • www.ourkids.net/school Find the best school for your child - Profiles of more than 225 leading Canadian schools (preschool to high school).

Academy For Gifted Children- P.A.C.E.
12 Bond Cres, Richmond Hill • 905-773-0997 • Private school for intellectually gifted students. • Ages: 6-17.

Agincourt Co-Operative Nursery School
35 Glendower Circuit in the Highland Heights Jr Public School, Scarborough • 416-291-0401 • 3, 4 or 5 morning pre-school program. Parents Help in the Classroom.

Applewood Co-Operative Preschool
2067 Stanfield Road - Applewood United Church, Mississauga • 905-302-1928 • “In our community for over 50 years”.

Archway Montessori School
3385 Lawrence Ave E, Toronto • 416-438-8103 • Licensed Centre, 18mos - 6 years, 7AM to 6PM. • Mon-Fri: 7 - 6.

Ashworth Preschool
227 Ashworth Avenue, Toronto • 416 530 1707 • Enriched in-home preschool offers small groups.

Bambolino Preschool of Toronto Montessori
5 Blue Haven Cres, Toronto • 416-745-1290 • Our Montessori program caters to Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Elementary children.

Bayview Glen School
275 Duncan Mill Rd, North York • 416-443-1030 • www.bvg.on.ca Founded in 1962, Bayview Glen is a co-educational, multicultural, non-denominational, university preparatory day school. Our programmes are enhanced to offer our students from age 2 to university entrance a highly challenging academic, athletic, and character-building educational experience. Look for our ad in this section.

Beez Kneez Nursery School
Lytton Park, Wanless Park, Davisville Village and Forest Hill, Toronto, Ont • 416-481-0875 • www.beezkneez.ca Enriched Nursery School Programs for children. Look for our ad in this section.

Bialik Hebrew Day School
416-783-3346 • www.bialik.ca In dynamic, engaging classrooms where students learn through music, drama, and play, Bialik cultivates lifelong learners with a love for Israel. Book your tour to learn more about our non-denominational, enriched academic environment for JK - G8. Subsidies available.

Bishop Strachan School
298 Lonsdale Rd, Toronto • 416-483-4325 • State-of-the art facilities, full range of co-curricular programs. • Ages: JK – Grade 12.

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Bond Academy
1500 Birchmount Road, Toronto • 416-266-8878 x247 • www.bondacademy.ca Bond Academy delivers an enriched preschool Montessori Casa program and Ontario Ministry of Education Curriculum at both the elementary and secondary levels within a challenging and supportive environment enhanced by our outstanding facilities. • Ages: Montessori Casa 3-6yrs, Private School JK- Gr12.

Branksome Hall
10 Elm Ave, Toronto • 416-920-9741 • www.branksome.on.ca Each day, we challenge and inspire girls to love learning and to shape a better world. Discover our IB advantage! • Ages: 4-18.

Bright Sparks Preschool
416-787-6966 • Multi-sensory techniques, standardized testing, results oriented. • Ages: 3-6.

Brighton School
240 The Donway West, Toronto • 416-932-8273 • For students with learning differences in Grades 1-12.

Canada’s National Ballet School
400 Jarvis St, Toronto • 416-964-3780 • www.nbs-enb.ca Professional Ballet Program: full-time ballet/academic training to students from Grade 6 to post-secondary.

Casa Vera Montessori School
2000 Keele St., Toronto • 416-850-9705 • Providing an enriching education guided by Montessori philosophy.

CGS
670 Eglinton Ave E (at Bayview), Toronto • 416-423-5017 • Small, nurturing, enriched and personalized programming, co-ed. • Ages: PreK - Grade 3.

Children’s Garden Nursery School
1847 Bayview Avenue, Toronto • 416-488-4298 • www.childrensgarden.ca Children’s Garden Nursery School offers half day programs for both pre-school and kindergarten children. French, Music, Sportball, Art and Drama are just a sample of the wonderful programs that the children enjoy. • Ages: 2.5-5yrs.

Cornell Montessori School
16 Peony St., Markham, Ont, L6B 1K9 • 905-471-1943 • Cornell Montessori's mission is to create a diverse Montessori environment that provides the freedom and opportunity for each child to reach his/her full potential. Our program will aid children to develop the foundations for a life-long love of learning.
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Crestwood School
411 Lawrence Ave E, Don Mills • 416-444-5858 • Coeducational, small classes, French from JK, music, drama, computers, etc.

Don Valley Academy
4576 Yonge St. Suite 408, North York • 416-223-7561 • www.donvalleyacademy.com Don Valley Academy is an accredited, ministry-inspected private high school, offering credit courses, from grades 9-12. Classes are available days, evenings, and weekends, on a full-time or part-time basis. Private instruction is also available.

e.p.i.c. School
111 Manor Rd E, Toronto • 416-489-0132 • www.epicschool.com Not-for-profit school situated in a beautiful green park. Recognized for superb, experience-based, academically and creatively rich programs. Solid foundation for future learning. Low teacher-student ratio. After school programs, early morning drop-off, half day and extended day.

ElginView Montessori School
10568 Bayview Ave, Richmond Hill • 905-884-5777 • www.elginviewmontessori.com Ages: Infant - 6 years old, After School available Ages: 6 - 12 years. Discover the joy of learning.

Forest Hill Montessori School
2 Wembley Rd., Toronto • 416-781-4449 • A.M.I. Montessori program for ages 2 1/2 - 6 years.

Fun to Learn Montessori
1840 Argentia Road, Mississauga • 905-812-9606 • Ages 18 mos - 5.5 yrs. Before and after school program available free.

Head Start Montessori School
260 Yorkland Blvd, Toronto • 416-756-7300 • Dedicated to nurturing the whole child.

Hillcrest Progressive School - Private Jewish Preschool
59 Plymbridge Rd, Toronto • 416-489-8355 • www.hillcrestschool.ca We offer half day Nursery, Junior Kindergarten, and Senior Kindergarten programs, as well as a full day Junior & Senior Kindergarten program. At Hillcrest, our motto is "Where every day is a special day." Look for our ad in this section. • Ages: 2 1/2 - 5.

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Hudson College
21 Ascot Avenue, Toronto • 416-631-0082 • www.hudsoncollege.ca Co-educational, non-denominational school offering superior academic programs. PK to university entrance. Small class sizes, nurturing & rewarding environment & dedicated teachers ensure that all students receive the kind of individual attention needed to develop their skills, strengths, & interests. Look for our ad in this section.

Junior Academy, The
2454 Bayview Avenue, Toronto • 416-425-4567 • www.junioracademy.com Offering quality education to students in JK-8 since 1988. Extensive opportunities to participate in athletics, clubs, and leadership roles. Look for our ad in this section.

Kinder Connection/The Reading Connection
Wilson/Bathurst 416-636-3000, Dufferin/Summeridge (Thornhill) 905-709-8600, & Eglinton/Allen Rd 416-7837400 • www.thekinderconnection.ca Welcome to The Kinder Connection! Highly regarded Kindergarten & Nursery Enrichment Programmes combining academics and hands-on fun! Certified teachers, low ratios, and a stimulating environment make us the perfect choice for your child. Ages 3-6. Reading programme and summer camp for 5-9 yr olds also available.

La Citadelle: International Academy of Arts & Science
15 Mallow Rd, North York • 416-385-9685 • www.lacitadelleacademy.com La Citadelle International Academy of Arts & Science offers complete French program in Kindergarten, bilingual instruction at the Elementary levels, and a 5 year (30+ credits) university bound Secondary education. Look for our ad in this section. • Ages: 2.5-15 yrs.

Linden School
10 Rosehill Ave, Toronto • 416-966-4406 • www.lindenschool.ca Our community inspires girls (grades 1-12) to love learning, to think critically, and to speak up and make their voices heard. Look for our ad in this section.
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Little Owl Preschool

99 Sheppard Ave., West, Unit A, North York • 416-229-2356 • www.littleowl.ca Let your child grow, develop, and learn in a positive and innovative environment filled with S.P.I.R.I.T (Support, Passion, Integrity, Respect, Imagination, Trust). Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Other Locations: 2100 Steels Ave W. 905-482-0272.

Lycee Francais de Toronto
2327 Dufferin St, Toronto • 416-924-1789 • www.lft.ca Internationally recognized education (PK to Grade 12). Exchange programs and summer camps in French available. • Ages: 2.5 - 18.
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JK - 8 Co-educational Established 1988 www.junioracademy.com 2454 Bayview Avenue, 416-425-4567
Your neighbourhood school in North Toronto

Maple Preschool “ Where learn & play go hand in hand.”
9920 Keele Street, Maple • 905-832-CARE (2273) • www.maplepreschool.ca Established in 1998. In the Heritage district of Maple, in a “school house” setting we welcome children ages 2-6 years to engage in play with an educational influence. Qualified, ECE caregivers help maintain a clean & safe atmosphere, along with providing a stimulating program & meeting children’s individual needs. Summer program available.

Markville Montessori School
3882 Hwy #7, Markham • 905-477-3452 • Authentic Montessori toddler, Casa and Elementary programmes.

Meadowest Preschool
Meadowvale Community Centre 6655 Glen Erin Drive, Mississauga • 905-301-3781 • www.meadowest.com Meadowest Preschool prepares children for kindergarten in a supportive environment where children learn, play and build independence through theme-based centres. Programs are available for morning and afternoon classes, 2, 3, and 5 days a week. • Ages: 2 1/2 to 5 years.

Merit Academy
100 Ravel Rd, North York • 416-492-6374 • Engaging young minds to grow and imagine. • Ages: preK-gr 8.

Montcrest School
4 Montcrest Blvd, Toronto • 416-469-2008 • www.montcrest.on.ca Montcrest School, overlooking Riverdale Park in Toronto, is a co-educational elementary day school offering classes from JK to Grade 8. Montcrest provides an exceptional academic experience with balanced opportunities in leadership, the arts, and athletics. Student/Teacher ratio 16:1 • Ages: JK – Gr8.

Montessori Education Centre
80 George Henry Blvd, Willowdale • 416-502-1769 • www.montessoried.ca Our staff are Montessori trained teachers. Our low student-teacher ratio creates a supportive environment that facilitates close teacher-student interaction. Ages 2 1/2 - 6 yrs.

Natural Learners Environmental School
2481 Islington Ave, Toronto • 416-746-3912 • Primary grades with a strong environmental focus. • Ages: SK - Grade 6.

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New Toronto Cooperative Nursery School
153 Lakeshore Drive, Toronto • 416-259-8776 • Enriching cooperative nursery school on the lake.

North Toronto Early Years Learning Centre
416-544-0133 • www.earlyyearslearning.com An Adlerian 4C Model School offering half-day programs for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten students. Enriched learning where emotional intelligence or “EQ” is as important as “IQ”. Programs are available 2, 3 or 5 days per week. • Other Locations: 11 Bedford Park Ave and 27 Castlefield Ave. • Ages: 18mos-6yrs.
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Northwood Academy - Montessori Plus!

5 Locations covering North York, Thornhill & Markham: 416-492-7812 • www.northwoodmontessori.ca An enriched bilingual Montessori program. Parent/tot, preschool and camp. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Oriole Nursery School
1570 Yonge St, Toronto • 416-960-1293 • www.oriolenurseryschool.com Cooperative preschool since 1948. We offer enriched morning classes and a fun-filled summer camp. ECE teachers, music and Sportball®. Field trips, arts and crafts, outdoor play and more. • Ages: 2.5 - 5.

Paul Penna Downtown Jewish Day School
Miles Nadal JCC, 750 Spadina Ave, Toronto • 416-928-3537 • Vibrant school community where academic excellence is fostered through integrated Judaic and general studies, an arts enhanced curriculum and a commitment to social justice. Look for our ad in this section. Ages: SK to Grade 8.

Petre Preschool
3376 Yonge Street, Toronto • 416-480-0482 • Ages 1.5 - 5, nurturing young learners.

Premiere Elite Athletes' Collegiate
75 Carl Hall Rd, Unit #7, Downsview • 416-398-7322 • Specializing in the development of elite student athletes. • Ages: 11-18.
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Prepskills®

416-200-SSAT (7728) • www.prepskills.com Private School Admission. SSAT/ISEE/CAT/UTS Exam Prep. American University Admission SAT/PSAT/ACT Exam Prep. In-Home Private or Class Sessions. Grades 1-12. Look for our ad in this section (under Tutoring). See coupon section for valuable savings.

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TEL: 905-303-7557 • www.royalcrestacademy.com

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Prosserman Daycare & Preschool
Sherman Campus, 4588 Bathurst Street, North York • 416-638-1881 x4351 • www.prossermanjcc.com Looking for an enriching preschool experience? Hebrew, music, creative movement, gym and stimulating daily activities, all within a Judaic environment. Programs include Tic Tac Two’s (2 year olds), Nursery (3 year olds), JK and SK. Extended morning program available. Look for our ad in the Childcare section. • Ages: 2 - 5 yrs.

Queens Montessori Academy
1151 Denison Street, Markham • 905-944-0077 • Montessori education and care for children from ages 18 mos - 6 yrs.

Royal York Road Nursery School
851 Royal York Rd., Etobicoke • 416-239-1555 • Nursery school for preschoolers ages 2.5-5.

Spanish Schoolhouse, The
180 Steeles Ave West, Unit 202, Thornhill • 905-771-1136 • www.thespanishschoolhouse.ca We offer Spanish immersion programs for toddlers, preschool, kindergarten and primary children. Summer camp. March Break. High School, University & Adult Programs. • Ages: 0+.

St. Philips Community Pre-School
375 Melrose Ave, Toronto • 416-782-8026 • www.philipspreschool.ca A fun place where a love of learning starts to grow. Quality Early Childhood program, specialized music and French program, after school programs. Well-equipped learning centres, creative art and field trips. 9am - 11:45am. • Ages: 21/2 - 4 yrs.

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Sunflower Montessori & Day Care
582 Oakwood Ave., Toronto • 416-656-6300 • www.sunflowermontessori.ca Sunflower Montessori & Daycare is a warm, caring and vibrant learning environment providing quality Montessori education to children 18 months to 5 years old.

Tall Pines School
8525 Torbram Rd, Brampton • 905-458-6770 • www.tallpinesschool.com Montessori and Progressive Traditional programs provide enhanced private education for students age 18 months to Grade 8. Including Leadership, Arts, Athletics and personal challenge.

TEAM School
275 Rudar Rd, Mississauga • 905-279-7200 • Academic upgrading program for Grades 1-8. • Ages: 6-13.

Tender Years Co-op School
3120 Glen Erin Drive, Unit 14, Mississauga • 905-828-1104 • Provide nursery and kindergarten programs since 1982 • Ages: 2.5-6yrs • Mon-Fri: 8:30-5.

The Prestige School
44 Appian Drive, Toronto • 416-250-5873 • Independent private school JK to grade 12.

TMS Toronto Montessori Schools
8569 Bayview Ave, Richmond Hill • 905-889-6882 ext. 230 • www.torontomontessori.ca Internationally Recognized Since 1961. A Flagship Montessori School to Grade 6. An IB World School to Grade 12. Fully Accredited by IB CIS SEA+L CCMA.
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Toronto French Montessori School

2 locations: 53 Cummer Ave & 432 Sheppard Ave E., North York • 416-250-9952 • www.TorontoFrenchMontessori.com Bilingual co-educational school for students 2 to 14 years old. We provide a warm, happy and enriching environment. English and French are first languages. Award winning program. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Toronto French School
306 Lawrence Ave East, Toronto • 416-484-6533 x4247 • www.tfs.ca A bilingual, co-educational, non-denominational school from age 2 to university entrance. No previous knowledge of French necessary up to and including grade 7. We offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma and a strong co-curricular program. We also have a Mississauga campus (PK - Grade 7).

Toronto German School
585 Cranbrooke Ave, Toronto • 416-922-6413 • Toronto’s only full time German speaking school.

Toronto Waldorf School
9100 Bathurst St #1, Thornhill • 905-881-1611 • TWS educates the whole child: mind, body and heart.

Town Centre Montessori
155 Clayton Dr, Markham • 905-470-1200 • Enriched and Accelerated programs, Pre-School - Grade 12. • Other Locations: 76 Amarillo Avenue 905-474-3434.

Unionville Montessori School
905-474-9888 • Private school 2 years to grade 8.

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Thank you for voting for us North York! Our students have a unique advantage of studying English & French as first languages enabling them to continue their education in either language. Our teachers are highly qualified & dedicated to the job. As a result of our bilingual programme & the benefit of small classes, TFMS has become the school of choice for an increasing number of parents. TFMS has been honoured with the Certificate of Recognition 2002 & 2003 and the Reader’s Choice Award - Best of the Best - Diamond, North York Mirror 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007 & 2008 for Montessori School.

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53 Cummer Ave. / 432 Sheppard Ave. www.torontofrenchmontessori.com • 416-250-9952

Upper Canada College
200 Lonsdale Rd, Toronto • 416-488-1125 • UCC - a leading independent school for boys. • Ages: SK-gr12.

Upper Canada Kindergarten Programs
2900 John St, Unit 2, Markham • 905-946-1113 • www.uppercanadachildcare.com Specialized programs combining Junior and Senior Kindergarten with full-day child care. 5 days/week, year-round. Look for our ad in the Childcare section. • Ages: 6-12 yrs.

Uptown Yonge Preschool & Child Development Centre
1 Lord Seaton Road (North of Yonge & York Mills), Toronto • 647-439-0316 • www.uptownyongepreschool.com Toddler, preschool and kindergarten programs. Enriched programming, small group sizes, whole foods snacks, specialized music and Sportplay instruction. Extended care available. • Ages: 18 mos to 5 yrs.

Westbrook Montessori
7227 Copenhagen Road, Mississauga • 905-826-4648 • A warm and caring environment for our children. • Ages: 18 mos - 5 yrs.

White Oaks Montessori School
1200 Vanier Dr, Mississauga • 905-278-4454 • Prepares your child for life. CCMA accredited.

Willowdale Christian School
60 Hilda Ave, Toronto • 416-222-1711 • www.willowdalechristianschool.org Providing a high standard of education that nurtures and develops each student through Christ Centred Programs from K-Grade 8. • Ages: 4-13yrs.

WillowWood School
55 Scarsdale Rd, Don Mills • 416-444-7644 • www.willowwoodschool.ca A warm learning environment that challenges and inspires students from grades 1-12 to find their strengths, deal with challenges, and engage the world as intelligent, well-rounded citizens.

Yes I Can! Nursery School - Preschool/JK/SK.
100 Ranleigh Avenue, Toronto • 416-486-4911 • www.yesicannurseryschool.com Recognized for Excellence in Preschool Education. Play-based cutting edge curriculum fosters the joy of early learning. Dynamic dedicated teachers. Plenty of laughing & hugs. Small classes encourage independence, critical thinking & positive peer experiences. Enriched Kindergarten with hands-on science, math and geography. • Other Locations: Yonge & St. Clair.

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York Montessori School
10533 Leslie Street (just south of Elgin Mills), Richmond Hill • 905-508-2000 • www.yorkmontessorischool.com We are a licensed establishment and also a proud member of the CCMA. We practice pure Montessori philosophy, employ highly educated and accredited Montessori teachers and facilitate child directed programming in a safe, clean and wholesome environment.

York School, The
Upper School - 1320 Yonge St, Lower School - 1639 Yonge St, Toronto • 416-926-1325 • www.yorkschool.com The York School is an independent, coeducational, non-denominational International Baccalaureate World School for students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. • Other Locations: 20 Glebe St E (JK/SK only) • Ages: Gr. 1 - 12.

Yorkview Kids Care
130 Yorkview Dr, Toronto • 416-221-7656 • We provide a safe & happy environment full of learning opportunities. Our staff are warm & caring. Classes we provide are Nursery (a.m. part-time), Preschool, J.K. & S.K. & School-age Care.

Young Minds Early Learning Centre
416-305-6573 • Works with schools to enrich students' daily learning through the arts. Brings creative and dynamic music and drama workshops into the classroom. Summer and after-school opportunities also available: Ages 5-12, In the Classroom: K-8.

• Public Schools
Toronto Catholic District School Board
80 Sheppard Ave E, North York • 416-222-8282 • 201 Catholic schools from Kindergarten to Grade 12. • Ages: JK - Gr. 12.

Toronto District School Board
5050 Yonge St, Toronto • 416-397-3000 • www.tdsb.on.ca New to Toronto? Check the website to find your neighbourhood school. Our goal is to provide your family with a positive learning environment, the finest educational programs, and services that promote outstanding student achievement.

• Special Education
Autism Children’s Intervention Services
8171 Yonge St, Ste 226, Thornhill • 416-219-2316 • www.aciscanada.com Tutoring & Test prep. ADD, LD, Autism, Language delays, Educational Assessments (IEP). • Ages: 0-15 yrs.

Bloorview Kids Rehab Nursery School
285 Indian Road Cres, Toronto • 416-767-2192 • Integrated preschool program for children 2 1/2 - 5 yrs.

Giant Steps Toronto/York Region
35 Flowervale Rd, Thornhill • 905-881-3104 • Education/Therapeutic Centre for elementary age children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Wheelchair Accessible. • Ages: 4-14.

Kohai Educational Centre
41 Roehampton Ave, Toronto • 416-489-3636 • www.kohai.ca Kohai is a unique day school for students with neurodevelopmental and genetic disorders, including Autism, LD, ADD, ADHD, developmental delays. Enthusiastic, committed teachers use direct instruction and intensive behavioural intervention within a caring environment. • Ages: 3+.

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Montcrest School
4 Montcrest Blvd, Toronto • 416-469-2008 • www.montcrest.on.ca Classes for children with learning disabilities provide intensive academic instruction while offering balanced opportunities in leadership, the arts, and athletics. Student/Teacher ratio 7:1 • Ages: Gr2 – Gr8.

Options in Education - Educational Consulting by Judy Winberg M.Ed.
416-932-1168 • Special needs and Special Education programs. • Ages: Preschool-Gr. 12.

Red Oak Learning Centre
202 Glencedar Road, Toronto • 416-660-0111 • www.theredoak.ca We teach struggling readers how to read. Our staff combine literacy expertise with innovative educational techniques to create proud and competent readers. We work with children of all ages and abilities, specializing in teaching children with developmental disabilities.

Zareinu Educational Centre
905-738-5542 • www.zareinu.org A day treatment and educational centre for children with mild to complex special needs. Programs delivered in a caring environment rich in Jewish culture and tradition. Full/half day treatment and special education programs available. Certified and licensed teachers and therapists. Programs for children 6 wks (Infant Intervention) - 21 yrs. (High School).

• Tutoring & Enrichment
4 Elegant Minds Math Tutor
1052 Avenue Rd, Toronto • 416-932-3972 • MATH TUTORS - Ontario Certified Teachers. Grades 1 - 12. Experience, Dedication, Care. We come to you. Study Skills, Instruction, Motivation, Support. Daytime, Evenings and Weekends. Better Rates. “Wow, I really get this stuff now!”

A Muse Tutoring Service
Serving the Western GTA • 416-704-7069 • Certified teacher in your home, all grades. • Ages: 6-20.
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ADD Centre

905-803-8066 or 416-488-2233 • www.addcentre.com Improve grades! Improve self-esteem! The ADD Centre combines instruction in thinking skills with computerized EEG training (Neurofeedback) to empower students to improve their attention span, concentration & school performance. Also effective with Asperger’s. Director is Dr. Linda Thompson, co-author with Dr. Sears of “The A.D.D. Book”. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. Mon-Fri: 9:30-9, Sat-Sun: 9-5.

All World Tutoring
70 Swennen Dr, Brampton • 416-888-9477 • 1:1 in home tutoring as requested.

Angus Lloyd Associates
8 Lawton Blvd., Toronto • 416-944-8185 • www.anguslloyd.com We help students with moderate to severe learning problems in reading, spelling, written language mathematics and SSAT preparation. • Ages: 5-18.

Carol Ruskin - Reading Tutor
416-221-6924 • www.carolruskin.com A fundamental reading program that provides outstanding results in reading, printing, cursive, spelling, & comprehension. Learning difficulties, immersion programs, ESL, our specialty. Private & all year. “I thought I was the dumbest kid in my class & now I think I’m the smartest.” • Ages: SK-adult.
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Central Learning Centre
477 Mount Pleasant Rd, Ste 106, Toronto • 416-486-4545 • One on one remedial tutorials. Kindergarten to Grade 12.

ClubZ In-Home Tutoring Inc
416-515-7755 • Affordable One-On-One Tutoring in the comfort of your own home.
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DreamBox Learning K-3 Math

www.dreambox.com DreamBox Learning's K-3 Math opens doors for little learners. Personalized online math adventures and parent dashboard. Free 14 day trial at www.dreambox.com. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Education SUCCESS!
#406 - 60-8 Bristol Road E, Markham • 416-410-2244 • Quality, individual tutoring - HOW LEARNING SHOULD BE!

Expert Tutors
416-466-8228 • One on One tutoring throughout the GTA!

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Explanations Unlimited: In-Home Tutoring Specialists

Toronto: 416-730-9323; York: 905-707-7339; Mississauga: 905-828-0233; Toll Free: 1-866-EXU-4-YOU • www.ExplanationsUnlimited.com Affordable private tutoring in your home since 1980. Specialists for all subjects & grades. Homework support, study skills, & entrance exam preparation. Customized remedial & enrichment programs for improved confidence & results. Year-round. Progress reports & tax receipts. Government Certified. Look for our ad in this section. See Coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 4+.
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FasTracKids - The Enrichment Place

416.502.8385 • www.fastrackids.com FasTracKids is an internationally renowned and research-proven children's enrichment program. This program which is available around the world in close to 60 countries is finally here in Canada. Call to book a free trial class! Look for our ad on the Inside Front Cover. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Other Locations: North York Centre, 3620 Victoria Park Ave. (New World Plaza) North York and Thornhill Centre Suite 210 -10 Disera Drive, Thornhill, • Ages: 2 - 8.

Gap Academy
416-249-1500 • Innovative, alternative approach to education for LD students. • Ages: 10-18.

Grade Expectations Learning Centres Richmond Hill
1455 16th Avenue, Units 13 & 14, Richmond Hill • 905-886-6500 • Offer all kinds of educational tutoring, from JK to university level.

GSchool Tutoring
905-597-6570 • Math, Physics and Science for all levels.

Joanna Raven B.A(Hons.), B.Ed -Tutor/Educational Consultant
416-707-3246 • Tutoring for Grade 1 - University Level. Specializing in essay writing, learning difficulties, organization and study skills. Excellent results!

Kumon Canada Inc
1-800-ABC-MATH (222-6284) • Kumon is an after-school math and reading program that unlocks the potential of children so they can achieve more on their own. • Ages: 4-15.

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Math Masters Tutoring
4576 Yonge St. Suite 408, North York • 416-223-MATH (6284) • www.mathmasters.ca Math Masters offers individualized, one-to-one instruction for all levels and all subjects. Our program emphasizes effective study skills and memory training. Tutoring is available days, evenings, or weekends.

North Toronto Early Years Learning Centre
416-544-0133 • www.earlyyearslearning.com Our Kindergarten Enrichment program is available for both JK and SK level students and focuses on our KinderQ™ Enrichment as well as our Balanced Literacy program. Available 2, 3 or 5 days per week. • Ages: JK & SK.
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PREPSKILLS® - SSAT and SAT Exam Specialists

416-200-SSAT (7728) • www.prepskills.com Private School Admission. SSAT/ISEE/CAT/UTS Exam Prep. American University Admission SAT/PSAT/ACT Exam Prep. In-Home Private or Class Sessions. Grades 1-12. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.
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Qualified Tutors: We Come to You

905-763-7134 or 1-877-818-1811 • www.qualifiedtutors.com Home tutoring specialists with proven results at affordable prices ... All subjects, all grades. Tutors’ backgrounds checked. Initial assessments done. Educational consultant available. Summer pkgs/prep courses. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Reading Blossoms
9 Sunnycrest Road, Toronto • 416-564-2315 • An early literacy academic service for children aged 3-6.

Reading Recovery Tutor
905-889-9637 • Experienced teacher. Bring your child to grade level in reading & writing.

Spirit of Math® Schools
Locations throughout the GTA • 416-223-1985 • www.spiritofmath.com More than just Math! Fast-paced, after-school math classes designed especially for high performing students, taught by professional teachers. Grades 1 and up. Students with an average of B+ or higher are considered for acceptance. • Other Locations: Throughout the GTA. Call (416)223–1985 • Ages: 5-17.

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Sunporch Tutoring Inc
275 Kerrybrook Dr, Richmond Hill • 905-883-1459 • Primary Specialist designs individualized programs. Make learning fun! • Ages: 3-12 yrs.

Sylvan Learning Centre North Toronto
3555 Yonge St, Suite 202, Toronto • 416-487-2875 • Reading, Writing, Math, Study Skills, Homework Support. • Ages: JK-gr12.

T Y Innovative Education
P.O. Box 87554, 298 John St, Thornhill • 416 918 8575 • Enrichment, Camps, Tutorials for Grade JK-12.

Teachers On Call
905-881-1931 • In-home tutoring. All grades and subjects.

Toronto SAT Specialists
416-351-0909 • Ivy League acceptances. 1:1 individualized lessons.

Trisha Smith Tutoring
647-839-5960 • An English and French tutor - North York.
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Tutor Doctor

416-705-3975 or 877-9TUTOR9 • www.tutordoctor.com One-on-one, in-home tutoring by your personally matched, certified tutor. We partner with your school: all subjects, all grades. FREE consultation. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Tutorite
3376 Yonge Street, Toronto • 416-802-9992 • Tutoring, courses, SSAT, SAT, all ages.

TutorsTerrific
213 Chelwood Dr, Thornhill • 905-660-2774 • English, Essays, Special Education 25 years, tutoring.

Two Thumbs Up Tutoring
416-457-5888 • Certified teachers. All grades and subjects. • Ages: Gr 4-10.

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his section is focused on those large events in our lives: family gatherings, office parties, Confirmations and Bar/Bat Mitzvahs. Many of these major events are once in a lifetime and may justify a bit more expense than a simple birthday party. You can check the subcategories here but also, have a look in the birthday section as some listees do both but only choose to appear in one place. You will find the following sub-categories in this section: Entertainment & Party Professionals; Unique Gifts & Party Favours; Venues, Catering, Décor & Invitations
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Dutchess of Dough-Nut Free, The Bakery

57 Charleswood Dr, Toronto • 905-881-8963 • www.thedutchessofdough.com The Dutchess of Dough is a NUT FREE bakery, specializing in custom sugar cookies, cupcakes and cakes. Look for our ad in the Camps section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

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A Day To Remember Photography
416-970-2939 • Let us take the photos for you!

A Magic Carpet Ride with Three Funny Hats
416-652-9403 • Musical Storytelling Trio for family/corporate events. International themes. Educational. Entertaining.

“A-HA” Musical KidShow
905-936-9054 • Hilarious songs, interaction, Kidsband instruments. PA Included.

Adagio Dancers
416-962-6685 • Specialty dance performances for all occasions. ”Mad Hot Ballroom”.
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Canadian Entertainers.com

44 Macklin Street, Markham • 416-826-7090 • www.canadianentertainers.com Magicians, Costume Characters, Clowns, Carnival Games, Facepainters, Balloon Animals, Airbrush Temporary Tattoos, Henna Artists, Jugglers, Musicians, DJs, On-Site Photo Printing Photography, Video Services, Party Rentals, Caricature Artists, Cotton Candy Machine, Popcorn Machine, Snow Cone Machine. Look for our ad in the Birthday Party section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Caricature Artist Michael McDonnell
75 Gardiner Dr, Bradford • 905-715-6264 • www.michaelmcdonnell.ca Considered one of the GTA's best caricature artists, Michael is available throughout South Ontario for live event or commission caricatures.

Caricatures Unlimited
416-242-8745 • www.caricaturesunlimited.com The finest, fun caricatures for all private and corporate events! Outstanding party entertainment! Excellent original sketches of guests drawn quickly on paper or screen projection.

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Children’s Parties and Music Programs by Robyn (B.A., B.Ed.)
905-881-4699 • Singer/Guitarist- Entertainment or Sing-a-longs for Special Birthdays, Bar Mitzvahs-ALL AGES!

Chris Klein Caricatures
416-264-4101 • Humourous caricatures professionally drawn at any event.

Cuthbertson Entertainment & Events
416-496-8200 • www.cuthbertsonevents.com Full service entertainment specialist. Show producers. Event Planners. Event management. Producers of the Brazilian Ball. Nothing is impossible. Over 40 yrs experience in producing and coordinating all types of special events including the Canadian National Exhibition.

D & J Deejay Services
416-766-8494 • www.goldencdnproductions.com Tailored to your need. Sophisticated or wildly interactive.
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D Jay Entertainment

44 Water Wheelway, Toronto • 416-494-3034 • Magicians, mentalists, fabulous balloon sculptures and face painting. Look for our ad in the Birthday Party Entertainment section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Daly Live Music Entertainment
59 Mannheim Cres., RR2, Petersburg • 1-866-259-3259 • Live music and entertainment for your events!

Debi Sander Walker Entertainment
905-275-4744 • Mystery reader, sing-a-longs, just plain silliness.

DMS Video Productions Ltd
905-738-5510 • Bar Mitzvahs, weddings, party videos and more!

Entertainment Galore
29 Gladiola Court, Whitby • 905-723-3175 • Magician and Santa.
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Farco Entertainment

905-761-0010 • www.farcoentertainment.com Popcorn, cotton candy, snow cones and strolling magicians. “For the best in entertainment, call now.” Look for our ad on the Inside Back Cover. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Mon-Sat: 9-5, Sun: 9-12.

Freshcoat Custom Airbrush & Graphic Design
Ryan Garscadden: 416-508-6859 • www.freshcoat.ca Specializing in custom apparel, murals, body art, tattoos and special events. Original, unique airbrushing and custom graphic design work.

Game Butler
1974 Victoria Park Avenue Unit 14, Toronto • 647-969-4263 • Game Butler video game party and event planners. Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties section.

Gayle Kertzman Wedding & Special Event Planning
416-892-1240 • Coordination of bar/bat mitzvahs and children’s parties.

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Golden Canadian Productions

416-766-8494 • www.goldencdnproductions.com Over 2,000 superb performers! Sensible prices. Over 38 years serving our valued clients. Look for our ad in the Birthday party section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Halleluja Drummers; Interactive Drumming Circles
416-399-9796 • Liven up your Special event with Halleluja Drummers.

Happy Time Clowns & Magicians - Tom Horton’s Talent
416-607-6855 or 877-777-4544 • Family entertainers, clowns, magicians & more!

HiTIDE Productions
416-568-7163 • Tribute DVDs; Sign-in and Photobooks.

James Funnyhat: Songs & Stories
416-652-9403 • Fun, creative, and uplifting entertainment. Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties section.

JGardner Entertainment and Event Management Inc
416-506-1643 • www.jgardnerevents.com Spectacular corporate family events! Live entertainment, interactive children’s crafts & games, themed decor and much, much more! Call to book your next event. Visit our website for fabulous event photos.

Karen Garscadden Consulting Inc.
905-731-1648 • Our party architect can design and co-ordinate social, corporate and gala events.
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Keri’s Dancin’ Kids (KDK)~Energized Entertainment

647-282-2163 • High energy interactive entertainment for ALL events! Look for our ad in the Birthday party section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Lisa Productions
905-764-1033 • Creative, innovative, personalized videos. Reasonable tribute videos.

Little Miss Henna
905-731-0067 • Call us for all your party services • Ages: 5+.

Living Rhythm
647-444-DRUM (3786) • Drum and shake up some fun at your family/community event! Instruments provided.

Magen Boys High Energy Entertainment
2600 John St, #105, Thornhill • 905-513-6464 • www.magenboys.com Looking for some high energy entertainment? Magen Boys Entertainment is your number one source for disc jockeys, dancers, live music and specialty entertainers. MBE will make your party one to remember. Call now!

Maximum Music DJ Service
4 Mimico Ave, Toronto • 416-255-2910 • You only get to sound this good once!

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Merlins Party Bouncers & Game Rentals
905-420-4008 or 888-285-7765 • Renting - Jumping castles, Interactive games, Giant slides, and Amazing Mazes! • Ages: 2+.

Ori Watkin Video Productions
25 Brownridge Dr, Thornhill • 905 660-3125 • Professional video services for your special occasion.

Par-T-Perfect Party Planners
905-593-8771 • Year round party and event services. Inflatable rentals too. • Ages: 1-12 yrs.

Phonebox Events
350 Steelcase Rd W, Markham • 905-479-1493 • Corporate customized creative hands-on parent/child art experience.
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Redline Promotions Party Rentals

4 locations: Toronto, Durham, Peterborough and Windsor • 416-284-0388 • www.redlinepromotions.com We rent Video Games, Candy Floss, Popcorn machines, Jumping Castles, Giant Slides, BBQ’s, Tables, Chairs, Tents and more!! Walk about Magicians also available. Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and Corporate Events. Let us handle your party! Look for our ad in the Birthday Party - Inflatables & Party Rentals section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Showvision Entertainment
51 Orfus Road, Toronto • 416.944.0469 • www.showvisiontalent.com Toronto's premier entertainment agency presenting live entertainment for events. Celebrity impersonators, music tribute shows, Caribbean music & limbo dancers, fire shows, acrobats, comedy jugglers, all ages shows, magicians, breakdancers, kids music, stilters, jazz groups, dance bands.

Sole Power Productions
416-663-SOLE (7653) • Toronto’s full service entertainment company.

Superior Events Group Inc
416-249-4000 • www.superiorevents.ca Canada’s largest fun party rental and interactive entertainment company. Over 5000 rentals items including: Jumping castles, inflatables, obstacle courses, sports/carnival/arcade games, dunk tanks, midway rides, popcorn, cotton candy & snow cone machines. Catalogue available. Your Special Event Super Source! Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties section.

Swaye Entertainment: Adam Swaye
757 Sheppard Ave. West, Unit 14, Toronto • 416-545-0741 or 1-877-MAGIC -12 • Clowns, Magicians, Jugglers, Inflatable games, Fire eaters and more.

Tamara Temes Party Consultant
905-770-7977 • Stress free weddings and bar/bat mitzvahs.

Tim Hough Caricatures
416-466-1359 or 416-729-1359 • www.timhoughcaricatures.com Tim Hough caricatures. Great entertainment for parties, bar/bat mitzvahs, special events or any occasion. Entertain your guests with a personalized caricature. Artistic genius and all round nice guy, Tim has been serving the GTA since 1979.

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Up & Coming Events Inc.
416-665-6100 • Leave the details to us and enjoy your "UP & COMING EVENTS."

Video Affairs
1 Clark Ave W, Ste 302, Thornhill • 905-889-0909 • Creative & professional digital videos for only $995.

Video Trinkets
416-902-6500 • Capture those special moments and relive them anytime you want.

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Bargains Group Ltd
890 Caledonia Rd, Toronto • 416-785-5655 • www.bargainsgroup.com Loot bags, give-a-ways, and even custom printed items. Think outside the box with a custom t-shirt, beach ball and more fun ideas at your party. Over 4000 items to choose from. Visit www.bargainsgroup.com. • Ages: Newborn+.

Candy-Coats
416-890-8109 • Personalized favours for birthdays, bar/bat mitzvahs, births and weddings!

Chocolate Charm
3541 Bathurst St, Toronto • 416-787-4256 • www.chocolatecharm.ca Great selection of personalized chocolate lollipop favours. Chocolate dance floor giveaways and individual chocolate box favours.

Cosmo Novelties Inc.
416.888.6310 • www.cosmonovelties.com Novelty and promotional products perfect for: Canada Day, New Year's, Valentines, St. Patricks, Mardi Gras - Bar mitzvahs, birthdays, Weddings and more!

eventworks: digital photo novelties
416-482-3984 • www.eventworks.ca Eventworks specializes in onsite digital photography and event novelties. Photos are shot, combined with a custom border and framed at your event; making them the perfect keepsake. Framed photos, magnets, mousepads, snowglobes, T-shirts, Event TV and more!

HD Personalized Playing Cards
416-494-3034 • Your picture, logo or graphic on the back of every card in the deck! Great party favours.

Incredible Novelties
1705 Flint Road, Toronto • 416-663-9900 • Incredible Novelties is a one-stop-party-favour shop!

• Venues, Catering, Decor & Invitations
Got U Covered Linens Inc.
422 North Rivermede Road Unit #8, Concord • 905 764-2333 • Linens, tablecloths, overlays, chair covers, napkins for weddings and bar mitzvahs.

3-D Custom Cakes by Edible Sculpture
905-726-8883 • Unique Creations for All Occasions.

At Sweetcakes
905-568-8435 or (800) 331-6037 • Custom designs and photo cakes. Advance notice. Pickup or delivery. • M, A

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Baby Getaway Equipment Rentals Inc.
416-695-2345 • Toronto’s most extensive inventory of baby equipment rentals. Rent high chairs, change tables, toys and other accessories!
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Beach Blast Indoor and Outdoor Beach Volleyball

15 Leswyn Rd (401 and Allen Expressway), Toronto • 416 633-5929 • www.beachblast.ca Make your kid’s party the BEST PARTY of the year! The “BEACH MITZVAH” package is active, fun and safe. Beach Parties for up to 500 people in our 30,000 sq foot facility. Custom packages available. Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties Section. See coupon for valuable savings.

Chair-Man Mills
184 Railside Rd, Toronto • 416-391-0400 • Party Rentals – tables, chairs, linens, tents, etc.

Chocolate Charm
3541 Bathurst St, Toronto • 416-787-4256 • www.chocolatecharm.ca Choose from five sizes of Smash Cakes and hundreds of chocolate shapes for favours and dance floor giveaways.

CV Designs For You!
416-485-6098 • Personalized chocolate bars for your “sweet” occasion.

Dippin'Dots Ice Cream - Ice Cream Of The Future
905-761-5001 x21 • Come Try The Coolest and Coldest Ice Cream - Dippin'Dots.

Elegant Invitations
128 Invermay Ave, Toronto • 416-631-0366 • Exquisite invitations, stationery & more. Great prices.

Enchanted Events Party Rentals
85 Steelcase Rd E, Markham • 905-470-1300 • Tables and chair and dishware rentals.

Factory Event Venue
34 Futurity Gate, Thornhill • 905-482-2091 • A very special new event venue.
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Future Stars Arena, The

1107 Finch Ave West, Toronto • Toll Free: 1-866-782-2822 or 416-782-2822 • www.futurestarsarena.com We offer corporate events, hockey parties and skating events. We also offer virtual sports parties including soccer, golf, football etc. Enthusiastic staff design a custom event including an NHL style skills competition, 3 on 3 hockey tournament & on-ice games. We also provide invitations & catering. Look for our ads in the Birthday Party, Camps or Sports sections. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Garden’s Path Floral Studio
983 Queen Street East, Toronto • 416-466-0116 • Creative and affordable high-end European florals.

Grace Announcements
905-235-3032 • www.graceannouncements.com Custom photo cards & stationery for all of life's moments. A complete line of professionally printed announcements, invitations, holiday greetings, note cards, labels, call me cards and so much more!

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Invitations by Design
831 Glencairn Avenue, Toronto • 416-789-7367 • www.invitebydesign.com Invitations by Design design, print and assemble invitations. Bar and Bat Mitzvah etc. are a snap with our knowledgeable staff. Let us know you saw us here!

Jonesy Custom Stationery
416-465-3003 • Quality custom stationery for special occasions and everyday correspondence.

Lesley’s Party Sandwiches
905-660-0551 • www.lesleyspartysandwiches.com Delicious finger sandwiches. Fresh fruit - vegetables & dip - wraps - salads & cheese trays -ready to serve. Desserts & more. Pick up or delivery available.

Main Event Invitations, The
343 Wilson Ave, #304, North York • 416-802-2254 • www.maineventinvites.com Adorable birth announcements. Classic/funky Wedding or Bar/Bat Mitzvah invitations. Beautiful thank you notes. Many unique designs to choose from. To suit any style or budget. Creative ideas and personalized service. Discount prices. Kippas available. Call Renee to view samples - By appointment only.

Morning Dew Designs
92 Bentwood Crescent, Thornhill • 905-762-9165 • Personalized notecards, invitations, birth announcements, stationery and business cards.
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North Beach Indoor Volleyball Academy

74 Railside Rd, North York • 416-446-0777 • www.northbeachvolleyball.com Available 365 days a year. Featuring authentic beach atmosphere, catering, and many entertainment options. 1500 tons of beach sand, beautiful painted seascape murals, music, rock wall climbing and accommodating staff. Packages designed for groups of any size. Look for our ad in the Birthday Party and Camp sections. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 4+.

Paper Price Princess
416-485-6098 • Great invitations, placecards etc. at even better prices.

Papergrafix
1708 Avenue Rd, Toronto • 416-781-6300 • Great selection of custom, boxed and prepacked invitations and announcements. • Mon-Sat: 10-6.

Periwinkle Flowers
1957 Avenue Rd, Toronto • 416-322-6985 • Creative arrangements to celebrate your special occasion.
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The eZone

120 North Queen Street, Toronto, Ont, M8Z 2E2. • 416-252-8300 • www.theezone.ca The eZone is the ultimate place to book your next birthday party or event. We have WhirlyBall, Laser Tag, a Sport Court, Slot-Car Racing, Rock Band & Wii, Indoor Golfing and on-site Catering. Come to eZone where life is all fun and games. Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties Section. See coupon for valuable savings.

Toronto Centre for the Arts
5040 Yonge St, Toronto • 416-733-9388 • An ideal location for your next event.
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Philip & Henry Productions: Magicians

1-866-376-2033 • www.birthday-magician.com Amazing Magic Show by Philip & Henry Productions Inc. at your location. One of our professional magicians will stroll around and astound your crowd with unbelievable close-up magic tricks! Look for our ad in the Event Planning section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

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Furniture & Accessories
hen you have a new baby, you think that this little thing can't need much stuff or take up much room. That's before you visit the incredible furniture and accessory stores listed here. When you walk around and see all the stuff there, you realize how much this tiny infant needs. From cribs to change tables to strollers and bouncers, furniture and accessory stores can help you work through the list of must-haves, as well as introduce you to the nice-to-haves.

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There are so many fabulous & creative options these days - for every budget. The stores listed here will provide you with anything from a single crib or bed to an entire room, complete with personalized design consultations. You will also find one-of-a-kind, personalized items as well as accessories like strollers, slings and diaper bags. Ask about baby registries to ensure that you don't get duplicate gifts too. If you need something for just a short time or have visiting guests, it is also possible to rent. You will find the following sub-categories in this section: Baby Accessories; Baby Equipment Rentals & Repairs; Furniture & Accessories Store; Handpainted Furniture.
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After 9 Months
905-513-9408 • Breastpump rentals, sales, Heart to Heart Slings.

Baby on the Hip
969 Queen St. E. (near Heward Ave.), Toronto • 416-465-4141 • Organic and eco-friendly baby essentials. • Ages: 0-2.

BabySteps Gift Shop
905-707-1030 or 1-866-334-4666 • www.babystepsgiftshop.com Unique gifts for all ages. Personalized puzzle stools & more. Baby’s 1st Year & School Frames. Personalized leather booties. All proceeds to Sick Kids Foundation. • Ages: NB+.

Buggy Bubble®
416-565-8737 • www.buggybubble.com Buggy Bubble ® all weather protective covers protect your baby from sun, biting insects, wind and rain. Buy online! Look for our ad in this section.

CREATIONS ELIN
1-888-884-8879 • Posh, Personalized and Hand Painted Children's Room Decor.

Heart To Heart Baby Slings
1559 Milburough Line, R.R. # 3, Campbellville • 1-800-551-9150 or 905-689-1207 • Comfy, adjustable baby slings and doll slings. • Ages: prenatal-toddlers.
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K.I.D.S. - Kid’s Interior Design Store

201 Millway Ave # 1 (N of Hwy 7, NW corner of Jane & Portage), Concord • 905-738-7121 • www.kidsroomscanada.ca Welcome to K.I.D.S., Kid’s Interior Design Store, featuring a huge selection of the finest quality cribs, change tables, gliders and accessories. All at kid’s size prices. Visit K.I.D.S. today! Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Mon: closed, Tue-Wed: 10-6, Thu: by appt, Fri: 10-6, Sat: 10-5, Sun: 12-5.
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416-686-5673 • Beautiful, practical, comfortable and Canadian-made. • Ages: 0-4yrs.

Peek-A-Boo Creations
1200 Speers Rd, Unit #15, Oakville • 905-849-7600 • www.peekaboocreations.ca On-line and brick and mortar store focusing on unique, organic and eco-friendly products, for babies, toddlers and moms too. Great selection of organic skin care, bedding, toys, clothing, cloth and green diapers, BPA/PVC free bottles, eco-friendly diaper bags & more!

Peek-A-Boo Creations - Breastfeeding Supplies and Rental Depot
1200 Speers Rd, Unit #15, Oakville • 905-849-7600 • Hospital grade breastpump rentals & Breast Feeding Supplies.

Smq Organics
416-568-7452 • The Finest Handmade Organic Crib Sheets in the World.

Wunder Blankets
41 Ridelle Ave, Toronto • 416-780-1997 • Custom fleece blankets, monogrammed towels and apparel.

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Baby Getaway Equipment Rentals Inc.
416-695-2345 • www.babygetaway.com Toronto’s most extensive inventory of baby equipment rentals. Car seats, cribs, strollers and more! We sell portable cribs and accessories. Look for our ad in this section.

Mr. Convenience Furniture Rentals
3400 Pharmacy Ave, Scarborough • 416-497-2511 or Toll Free 877-497-2511 • Furniture rentals available for infant, juvenile and adult.

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A Kids Corner

609 Ford Dr, Oakville • 905-849-4222 • www.akidscorner.com Quality furniture, beautiful bedding and fun décor for babies, kids and teens. Huge selection of furniture directly from the manufacturer. Complete the room with rugs, lamps, art, décor and more. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 0 - 18.

ARV Furniture
5925 Tomken Road, Mississauga • 416-831-8378 • Quality furniture, affordable prices for kids.

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Baby Land - the one-stop shop for all your baby needs

3175 Rutherford Road, Bldg B, #80, Vaughan • 905-761-0301 • www.baby-land.com Furniture, strollers, clothing, feeding & bathing accessories, safety gear & more! Easy gift registry, private nursing room, custom bedding, professional car seat installations and expert staff. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Baby & Teen Furniture Warehouse
2673 Steeles Ave W, Toronto • 416-288-9167 • www.lilangelsstore.com Distributors outlet for top baby & youth furniture manufacturers. Since 1997. Largest selection of baby furniture in GTA -the best deals anywhere! Baby cribs, youth beds, changing tables, dressers, armoires, crib and full size mattresses, plus bedding for any size beds. Our reputation is value and best deals.

Baby’s Corner
762 - 764 College St, Toronto • 416-534-3166 • www.babyscorner.ca Everything you need for your newborn baby. Baby furniture, crib bedding, baby's room decorations, bassinets, mobiles, strollers, car seats, high chairs, bedding sets, carriers, bath tubs, baby clothing, toys, albums and accessories. BABY SHOWER REGISTRY AVAILABLE. • Ages: 0-2yrs • Mon-Thu: 10-6, Fri: 10-8, Sat: 10-6, Sun: 1-5.

Backpro Plus; The Portable Legless Floorchair for Kids & Adults
29 Jenkins Dr, Richmond Hill • 905-597-2482 or 416-918-6502 • Indoor/Outdoor portable floorseat with back support!

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Bell ‘occhio
500 Steeles Ave E, Milton • 905-693-9888 • Nursery decor. Furniture, quilts and bedding.
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Bunk House Kids

1911 Avenue Rd (4 lights south of the 401), Toronto • 416-789-7088 or 800-588-8339 • www.thebunkhousekids.com Canada’s largest selection of bedroom furniture for kids with 6000 ft of space on 3 floors. Families can outfit an entire kid’s bedroom - beds, beanbags, linens, mattresses, duvets, bedding, etc. Expert service & delivery to cottage country. • Ages: 2+. • Mon-Fri: 10-5:30, Sat: 10-5, Sun: phone for hours. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Cool Kids Carpets
28 Alpaca Drive, Scarborough • 416-523-7118 • Cool themed carpets for kids and adults.
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Direct Interiors

2005 Clark Blvd, Brampton • 905-791-9660 • www.directinteriors.com Complete line of children’s furniture, from modern to traditional. Great prices. Impeccable service. We can help you put together the room: rugs, accessories and linens. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Mon-Sat: 9:30-5:30.

ella + elliot
188 Strachan Avenue, Toronto • 416-850-7890 • Largest selection for modern baby and kids. • Ages: 0-2.

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K.I.D.S. - Kid’s Interior Design Store

201 Millway Ave # 1 (N of Hwy 7, NW corner of Jane & Portage), Concord • 905-738-4055 • www.kidsroomscanada.ca Welcome to K.I.D.S., Kid’s Interior Design Store, featuring a huge selection of the finest quality beds, bunks, dressers, gliders, linens, mattresses, and accessories. All at kid’s size prices. Visit K.I.D.S. today! Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Mon: closed, Tue-Wed: 10-6, Thu: by appt, Fri: 10-6, Sat: 10-5, Sun: 12-5.
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Kiddie Proofers

3011 Dufferin Street, South of Lawrence, Toronto • 416-785-KIDS (5437) or 1 (800) 601-KIDS • www.kiddieproofers.com Visit our store to see Canada’s most comprehensive line of child safety products & car seats. Canada’s only fully insured and bonded child safety company. Look for our ad in the Child Safety section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Kiddiesworld Of Furniture
1911 Dundas St E, Mississauga • 905-624-9092 • www.kiddiesworld.ca Since 1980. 13,000 sq. ft. of furniture and accessories. Perego, Uppa Baby, Phil & Ted's and Bugaboo strollers, Britax carseats, Dutailier gliders, bunkbeds & bedroom sets. We feature Young America, Natart, Capretti, AP Industries, College Woodwork, Munire and more! • Ages: 0-Teen.

Li’L Niblets & Baby Sprouts
1654 Avenue Road, Toronto • 416-249-9881 • Baby and kids furniture and accessories store. • Mon-Tue: 10-6, Wed-Fri: 10-9, Sat: 10-6, Sun: 11-6.

Lumiere Kids
220 Riverdale Ave, Toronto • 416-406-5757 • Whimsical style for modern kids. Original bedding & gifts.
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Moms To Be …and More

1642/1652 Bayview Avenue, Toronto • 416-489-3838 or 416-488-9907 • www.momstobeandmore.com Toronto's #1 baby store for service and selection, newly EXPANDED to serve you better. Find a wide variety of products such as Bugaboo, Perego, Skip-Hop, Bjorn, Born Free, Dutalier, Natart furnishings, College Woodwork etc. Registries, car seat installations, seminars, delivery service. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Mon-Fri: 9-8, Sat: 10-6, Sun: 11-5:30.

Mother Hubbard’s Cupboards Factory Direct Children & Baby Furniture
14 Brisbane Rd, Toronto • 416-572-0486 • The very best baby to teen furniture at factory direct prices. Open to the public. • Other Locations: 2200 Dundas East, Mississauga.

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Mother’s Choice

1420 Kennedy Rd #3, Scarborough • 416-755-2500 • www.motherschoicebabystore.com Baby stuff for all of your baby’s needs. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Potato Skins Inc
2073 Yonge St, Toronto • 416-484-6299 • The affordable custom and casual slipcover experts.

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Pottery Barn Kids
100 Bloor Street West, Sherway Gardens, Yorkdale Shopping Centre, Toronto • 416-922-4404 • www.potterybarnkids.ca Pottery Barn Kids specializes in unique home furnishings including furniture, bedding, rugs, room decor, window treatments, gear and lighting for nurseries, children's bedrooms, playrooms and family spaces. Baby & Gift Registry is available.

Ragazzi
8611 Westin Rd, Unit 36, Woodbridge • 905-265-8955 • Beautiful furniture, artwork, gifts, linens, lighting and more!

Wee Cycled Kids Stuff
389 Main St N, Unit 4, 1 block N of Vodden, Brampton • 905-456-9220 • BRAND NEW cribs, dressers, change tables, glider rockers, armoires, bedding and accessories HUGE SELECTION ... WEE PRICES. Shop online at weecycled.com. Car Seat Experts. • Ages: 0-size 16. • Mon: 10-6, Tue-Fri: 10-8.

Wish Bedding
416-506-WISH (9474) • www.wishbedding.com Bringing you the best in design, quality and affordability in children’s bedding. Twin thru queen sizing. Visit our showroom. • Ages: 2-12.

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201 Millway Ave # 1 (N of Hwy 7, NW corner of Jane & Portage), Concord • 905-738-4055 • www.kidsroomscanada.ca Beautiful handpainted furniture at Kid’s Interior Design Store. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Mon: closed, Tue-Wed: 10-6, Thu: by appt, Fri: 10-6, Sat: 10-5, Sun: 12-5.

Rosanna’s Creations
416-414-0917 • Beautifully painted room accessories and furniture to match any decor!

Sue's Growing Ideas
416-422-5893 • Hand painted growth charts for children.

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he items in this section are unique and special and can be used to commemorate anything from a new baby, to a double digit birthday. From a personalized baby blanket, to a plaster cast of your baby's feet to lawn characters…these are gifts that will be cherished for a lifetime. You will find the following sub-categories in this section: Gifts & Personalized Gifts; Lawn Sign Rentals; Prenatal & Baby Casting
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Kids Lane Ltd
Unit 8A, 2901 Eglinton Avenue West, Mississauga • 905-828-0700 • www.kidslane.ca Kids Lane is a one-stop baby/toddler specialty store. Wide selection of unique, high quality, eco-friendly products with a focus on safety for baby & mom. Great, friendly customer service/support. Made in Canada.

SUNSENSE Sun Protection Products
905-576-7535 • www.sunsense.net Made in Canada. 99% UV blocking hats, blankets and clothing. Fashionable Eco Bags and Belts, Germ Covers, Nature Art and More! • Ages: 0-6yrs.

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Admiral Road Blankets
416-963-9891 or 1-866-466-9566 • Handmade, personalized blankets for babies and kids. • Ages: 0-12. Look for our ad in this section.

anna marie’s ABC’s
416-576-8559 • Custom name art for children.

Anouk’s Ark
416-986-8506 • www.anouksark.com Endangered Species Memory Game and Puzzles for kids. Aiming to inspire kids to want to help improve our planet and all life on it.

Any "Wear" Baby Chair
56 Palomino Dr, Richmond Hill • 905-508-0690 • Portable baby support, folds to size of a diaper.

Baby Chronicles
905-731-2933 • Baby Chronicles and Planner. School Year Chronicles. • Ages: 0-18.

Baby Shoe Bronzers, The
416-482-6713 • Mounted. Unmounted. We can bronze almost anything.

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BabySteps Gift Shop
905-707-1030 or 1-866-334-4666 • Unique gifts for all ages. Personalized puzzle stools & more. Baby’s 1st Year & School Frames. Personalized Leather Booties. All proceeds to Sick Kids Foundation. Looking for something different? Check us out! • Ages: NB+.

Cari Bimbi Art & Decor
416-505-2052 • www.caribimbi.com Murals for your child’s room & decor! Specializing in children's canvas art and accessories. You'll find something to enrich and complete every child's room and decor.

Eclectics ArtWare
905-886-8843 • Swarovski/silver jewellery, blinged accessories, giftware, techware, giveaways.

Eh2zee.com
905-576-7535 • Original prints made from PHOTOS of NATURE that resemble letters. These 'letters' spell any word imaginable. Great gifts. Made in Canada! www.eh2zee.com.

Gisele’s Crafts
514-685-6888 • Personalized handmade gift wear for all occasions.

Glow Baby
230 Northcliffe Blvd, Toronto • (416) 519-3844 • Baby’s First Journal is a comprehensive log book enabling parents to track schedules of their newborn.

Jill Davis Kids
416-924-7070 • Canadian Representative of whimsical and unique *JAMIE RAE HATS*.

Just For Me Personalized CDs
416-624-JAZZ (5299) • www.justforme.com Personalized kids CDs, magic wands and labels. Check out: new audio and photo option. Great gift idea – perfect for loot bags. Supporter of SickKids Hospital. • Ages: 0-6.

Just Me Music Canada
111 Buckingham Avenue, Toronto • 416 483-2137 • www.justmemusiccanada.net JustMeMusicCanada creates personalized CDs featuring Elmo, Barney, Wiggles, Disney Princesses and Mickey & Friends. The characters sing to your child!
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K.I.D.S. - Kid’s Interior Design Store

201 Millway Ave # 1 (N of Hwy 7, NW corner of Jane & Portage), Concord • 905-738-4055 • www.kidsroomscanada.ca Beautiful Handpainted Growth Charts, Toy Boxes and more. All can be custom designed and personalized. Look for our ad in the Furniture section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Mon: closed, Tue-Wed: 10-6, Thu: by appt, Fri: 10-6, Sat: 10-5, Sun: 12-5.

Little Stamp Company, The
905-336-9125 • Personalized “Learn to Print” stamps in a large 'dotted' font. • Ages: 3-6.

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Loot Lady, The
3029 Lake Shore Blvd W, Etobicoke • 416-828-4489 • Name Brand Toys/Gifts that kids want and Expert Advice. • Ages: 12 mos- 12 yrs.

LOVE, MOMMY: Writing Love Letters To Your Baby
www.findingyourbliss.com Preserve, chronicle and write your child’s memories. Super model Cindy Crawford loves this book and recommends it to all moms. Available on Amazon.com, www.findingyourbliss.com or by email: judyelle@ican.net. Look for our ad in the Book Section.

Mabel's Fables Children’s Bookstore
662 Mount Pleasant Rd, Toronto • 416-322-0438 • The best baby gift of all: the Mabel’s Fables Baby Basket filled with a child’s first library. Guaranteed to spark a lifetime love of reading. • Ages: 0-12+.

Madelaine’s Mom
416-486-4743 • Custom made baby gifts, famous for our puzzle stools. • Ages: newborn+.

Margot’s Smashing Designs
905-881-3565 • Mosaic frames: customized, personalized - birth, bar/bat mitzvah.

Mine By Design
416-781-7781 • www.minebydesign.ca Mine by Design is a personalized stationery site where you can customize your own stationery to look just like you! Browse through samples, create your own design...hundreds of graphics to chose from.

Moments in Time by Lisa Husar
905-822-2567 • Art Portraits (graphite, watercolour) & Personalized Gifts.

Name Your Tune
905-508-3633 or 1-877-508-3633 • www.nameyourtune.com Canada’s leading personalized children's music compilation featuring your child's name more than 80 times throughout the 14-song CD. People Magazine calls Name Your Tune “This year’s most coveted item”: Star Magazine highlights CD twice as a “hot gift”.

Oink Oink
352 Eglinton Ave West, Toronto • 416-322-8255 • Fun and exciting gift ideas for everyone!

Owlkids
1-800-551-6957 • www.owlkids.com/help Owlkids publishes award-winning books and magazines, Chirp, chickaDEE and OWL, that captivate, inspire and teach children as they grow. Chirp is recommended for ages 3-6; chickaDEE for ages 6-9; OWL for ages 9-13.

Piece A Cake
647-299-1105 • Cookies, cakes and more, baked by Jenna.

Present Place
416-486-6332 • Personalized Puzzle Stool. Treasure Boxes, Coat Racks too.

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Princess Publishing Inc – Family Medical Journal
1-866-876-1738 • A Handy Book to record Parent's & Kid's Medical Info.

Raintree Studio: Photo Montage
416-626-1932 • Photo Montage. Capturing your cherished moments.

Sammy G’s Personalized Blankets & Towels
416-444-8272 • Personalized blankets, towels, robes, aprons, scrubs, helmet covers, bibs, onesies and more for newborns thru retirement.

Sew Cozy
416-531-4948 • Handmade quilts, blankets, pillows - fun, funky & functional.

SickKids Foundation
525 University Ave, Toronto • 416-813-7324 • www.sickkidsfoundation.com/moreways Birthday cards that ask for donations in lieu of gifts inside a party invitation.

SilverLining Designs - custom creations and decor
416-826-5393 • Boutique style children’s clothing, blankets, purses and more!

Solo Para Ti Gifts
905-508-6888 • Unique gifts at fantastic prices!

toozels blankets
416-271-3693 • Fantastically unique “not just for babies” blankets.

What A Jewel
416-576-5780 • Online boutique and gift store.

Wunder Blankets
416-780-1997 • www.wunderblankets.ca Custom designed warm and cozy, non-pill, fleece blankets with your child’s name...many colours and patterns to choose from. Monogrammed baby towels, bath sheets, bibs, hats and onesies. Great baby gifts and birthday presents.

You Name it Baby!
365A Wilson Ave, Unit 204 (Bath/Wilson), North York • 416-638-1227 • www.younameitbaby.com Personalized Gifts for Babies and Toddlers. Personalized stools, growth charts, and blankets. Canvas art work and hand-painted letters. Unique room accessories. Free Gift Wrapping. • Ages: NB+.

Zoodonyms
888-285-5512 • Canadian company who prides itself in creating imaginative gifts for children.

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• Lawn Sign Rentals
A True Expressions Lawn Greetings
416-998-6993 • Baby Storks for all occasions.

All Original Lawn Signs
416-735-9167 • Lawn signs for every special occasion.

Announcements by the Yard - Birth & B-day Lawn Signs
Judy: 416-709-1130 or Luisa: 647-282-5917 • Celebrate with a Sign. Birth, Birthday, Anniversary & More!!!

Flamingos & Friends
416-255-8999 • Lawn storks. Flamingo birthday signs. Yard cards.

Special Greetings - Lawn Sign Rentals
905-584-6990 or 905-790-6990 • Storks, clowns, flamingos, sheep and more! For any occasion.

Stork's Night Out - Lawn Stork Rentals
Durham, Pickering, Ajax, Scarborough, Whitby, Oshawa, Brooklin, Pickering • 905-409-3376 • Announce new births with 7ft customized sign.

The Stork Market
6 Concorde Dr, Brampton • 416-525-5557 • Baby stork signs, lawn stork rental.

Xpress yourself lawn signs
416-857-3119 • All occasion lawn sign rentals.

• Prenatal & Baby Casting
Handsies & Footsies Forever
416-233-0716 • www.handsiesandfootsies.com Hand and feet castings for babies, toddlers and children. Safe. Clean. Non-toxic. In-home appointments and mommy groups. • Ages: 0-7 yrs.

VQ LifeCasting Studio
905-464-1314 • VQ LifeCasting Studio - framed baby and children's hands/feet sculptures.

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lthough we enjoy shopping & preparing meals some of the time, for many of us who are busy with daily responsibilities, this can sometimes feel like a burden. This section will help you save time and even money. You can order some of your daily groceries, drinks or diapers. You can even arrange for automatic weekly delivery of those things you require every single week, like milk and bread and eggs, and just go onto your computer to add the specific items required for this week. You can get organic fruits and veggies delivered. You can place bulk orders. You can order nutritious meals or even have a chef come to your house for a special occasion. Meal delivery also makes a wonderful gift for a new mom or sick friend.
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Organics Delivered

9 Prince Andrew Place, Toronto • 416-322-2895 • www.organicsdelivered.com Organics Delivered offers 100% certified organic fruits and vegetables delivered directly to your home all year round. Far more affordable than retail, totally convenient and offering an assortment and selection you won’t find at your grocer. Call 416-322-2895 or visit www.organicsdelivered.com for your two-box trial today! Look for our double page ad at the front of the book! See coupon section for valuable savings.

Say-She-Ate
416-466-8879 • www.say-she-ate.com Today's fast paced lifestyle leaves little time to enjoy a home cooked meal. We put this tradition back in your life by delivering delicious prepared meals to your home.

Front Door Organics
416-201-3000 • Fresh. Local. Organic. Delivered.

Imperial Personal Assistant
PO Box 60011 RPO Glen Abbey, Oakville • 1-866-642-5145 • Free delivery to home or cottage.

LoveGan Ltd
416-992-9993 • Organic Food Delivered to Your Home.

Mr. Case Inc
416-661-CASE (2273) • www.mrcase.com Celebrating our 26th year in business! Over 5000 brand name grocery products delivered by the case. Diapers, bottled water, pop & juice, paper products, cleaning supplies and much more! Next day delivery. Call for your free catalogue or order online.

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t a specialty children's hair salon, kids learn that haircuts can be fun, and that new experiences can be enjoyable. Many have special first haircuts, complete with photo and lock of hair. Hair Salons listed in this section are experienced at cutting children's hair and doing it FAST! Kids can sit in special kids' chairs, play with toys or watch DVDs. (There are also professional Head Lice removal services for times when you just don't know what else to do.)
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Beach Kidz Kutz
1826a Queen St E (3 blocks W of Woodbine), Toronto • 416-698-3539 • Children’s hair salon in the Beach specializing in cutting hair.

Beaners Fun Cuts for Kids
12-1100 Davis Drive, Newmarket • 905-836-7113 • Specialty children's hair salon. Birthday parties too!

Children’s Haircuts in your home
416-784-0970 • Haircuts and Birthday Parties. Will come to your house.

Cornell Cuts For Kids Inc.
2697 Bur Oak Ave. Unit #1, Markham • 905-554-7009 • Call for an appointment or just walk in!

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Cute Kid's Cuts Inc.
1034 Eglinton Ave West, Toronto • 647-341-2520 • www.cutekidscuts.com Salon and Spa for Kids and Teens. We offer hair services, manicure, pedicure, ear-piercing, birthday parties and monthly specials.

Cuttie Cut
1796 Avenue Road, Toronto • 647-341-1198 • www.cuttiecut.com We provide an environment where your child can feel comfortable and really be a kid. Kid's Chairs, Toys, Hair Accessories & Products. Birthday Theme Parties.

Hair Joy
2432 Eglinton Ave E (Across from Kennedy Subway), Scarborough • 416-750-1088 • Special chairs. Ball pit. First haircut certificate.

Haircuts on Wheels
416-460-0513 • Mobile haircutting service specializing in children.

Jacq of all trades!
43 Lighthouse St., Whitby • 905-999-5387 • $2/inch hairwrapping for kids.

Kids Kuts
1684 Lakeshore Rd W, Unit 21, Mississauga • 905-403-9376 • We specialize in kids cuts! Birthday parties available.

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Lice Squad Canada
416-466-0261 or 1-866-838-LICE • www.licesquad.com In-Home head lice removal services. Pesticide free. Parent and teacher trusted. Privacy guaranteed. In the convenience of your own home.
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Little Tots Hair Shop

1926 Queen St E in the Beaches, Toronto • 416-691-9190 • www.littletotshairshop.com Celebrating our 22nd year cutting kid’s hair. Sit in a horse, train, boat or firetruck. Play in our ballroom at the bottom of the sea. Toys, party favours and birthday gifts. Open 7 days/week. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Other Locations: 1725 Kingston Rd 905-428-3484.
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Melonhead Children’s Hair Care

For a location near you please visit us online. • www.melonhead.ca Top quality kids’ hair salon and store. Dedicated to delighting kids and parents. Named “Best Children’s Hair Salon” by The Globe and Mail and City Parent. Professional hair stylists. We sell cool toys and books. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: NB+.

Peggy Bunny
10755 Leslie St. Unit 207, Richmond Hill • 905-884-3553 • Haircuts are fun and special at Peggy Bunny.

Sharkey's Cuts for Kids
3300 Rutherford Rd, Vaughan • 905-303-6600 • Where Haircuts are Cool and Fun Rules....

Silly Scissors
16700 Bayview Ave, Newmarket • 905-235-4900 • We are a specialty Hair Salon for Kids/Teens /Adults.

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Angel Hair for Kids® is a program of A Child’s Voice Foundation® that provides wigs and hair loss solutions to financially disadvantaged children in Canada who have lost their hair due to a medical condition or treatment. Using hair that is generously donated to the program, the foundation can create wigs and hair systems, and provide them at no cost to the child’s family.

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• After Hours Medical Care
Children’s After Hours Clinic
1100 Sheppard Ave E Suite 100 & 235 Danforth Ave Ste 100 • 416-250-5000 or 416-461-3000 • No appointment required. Bring your child’s health card.

Just for Kids Clinic at St. Joseph’s Health Centre
30 The Queensway 1st floor Glendale Wing, Toronto • 416-530-6611 • M-F 10am-1pm and 2-8 pm. Open weekends/holidays 10-2. Arrive 1 hour before closing.

Medvisit Doctors House Call Service Inc
416-631-3000 • Medical Housecalls. Doctor’s fee covered by OHIP. 7 days/wk.

Motherisk
Hospital for Sick Children - CHES 123 Edward St., Suite 401, Toronto • 416-813-6780 • Information for expectant or new mothers on a variety of topics including nutrition and medication. • Mon-Fri: 9-5.

North Toronto Children’s After Hours Clinic
2100 Finch Ave W, Ste 202, North York • 416-665-8515 • An after hours, walk-in clinic for children. Evenings and weekends. Bring child’s OHIP card. Call first to confirm clinic will be operating.

Poison Information Hotline
416-813-5900 or (800) 268-9017 • Call immediately if your child has ingested any poisonous substance.

Zidel, Dr. Brian
416-402-2525 • Home visits for urgent care evenings and weekends. Covers area from Wilson to St. Clair and Yonge to Dufferin.

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• Allergy/Asthma
Allergy Sense
3219 Yonge Street, Suite 250, Toronto • 416-225-0025 • www.allergysense.com Your complete resource to food allergies - insightful articles, tips, product reviews, event listings, giveaways and more. Sign up for the newsletter too!

Allergy/Asthma Information Association
416-621-4571 or 1-800-611-7011 • Assisting allergic individuals and their families cope with allergies including asthma, allergic rhinitis and anaphylaxis.

Anaphylaxis Canada
2005 Sheppard Avenue E, Ste 800, Toronto • 416-785-5666 or 866-785-5660 • Information, support, education and advocacy for individuals and families with life-threatening allergies. Charitable organization.

Asthma Action Helpline (The Lung Association)
573 King St E, Main Floor, Toronto • 1-800-668-7682 • www.on.lung.ca Staffed by certified asthma educators. Refers to local resources. Teaches what to ask doctors and how to be more informed & more proactive in managing asthma.

Boomi’s Beads
416-569-7435 • Finally, a Medical Alert Bracelet They'll Love to Wear.

Food Allergy and Anaphalaxis Network
(800) 929-4040 • www.foodallergy.org Increases public awareness about food allergies and anaphylaxis, provides education and advances research on behalf of all those affected by food allergies.

Sage Nutrition – The Allergy Solution
36 Cavell Avenue, Toronto • 416-698-9223 • A natural allergy elimination approach that eradicates symptoms of allergies.

• Children’s Massage & Infant Massage Instruction
Balanced Body, Balanced Spirit
106 - 2 College St., Toronto • 416-928-6068 • Registered Massage Therapy for Kids. Improve your child’s physical and mental well-being.

Coulter Clinic Infant Massage
2300 Yonge St, Ste 2902 Box 2325, Toronto • 416-322-6506 • Infant Massage classes for mothers and/or fathers and their babies.

Gentle Connections Infant Massage
Petrina Fava, RN, Certified Infant Massage Teacher • 416-268-6333 • www.gentleconnections.com Experience the connection only touch can bring! Infant massage helps improve sleep, relieve colic, stimulate breastmilk and enhance bonding.

• Complementary Health Care
3600 Health Care
360 King St E, Toronto • 416-360-1300 • Family healthcare - naturally. Established in 2000.
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Body of Knowledge Healing Arts
1-1068 Eglinton Ave. W., Toronto • 416-783-1800 • Jennifer Baer, ND, Naturopathic Doctor & Associates.

Cafe of Life Chiropractic
32 Berwick Ave, Toronto • 647-352-CAFE (2233) • www.lighttouchchiropractic.ca Attention is essential for each child's nervous system and spine. Light touch chiropractic enables children to develop and perform optimally.

Connie Pugliese Naturopathic Doctor & Bowen Therapist
106 Eleanor Circle, Richmond Hill • 905 731-0701 • Effective for ear infections, asthma and pregnancy problems.

Continuum Wellness - Massage Therapy & Naturopathic Clinic
301-3402 Yonge Street, Toronto • 416-913-3080 • Specializing in women’s health and pediatric medicine.

Dr. Jill Kelner, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
100 Harbord Street, 2nd Fl, Toronto • 416-923-4860 x2 • Safe, effective naturopathic medical treatment for infants, children & families.

Dr. Regan Tessis- Naturopathic Doctor, Midtown Health & Wellness Clinic
110 Eglinton Avenue E, Toronto • 416-486-3300 • Naturopathic doctor located in midtown Toronto.

Pande Family Wellness Centre
2221 Yonge St. #504, Toronto • 416-486-1234 • Low force chiropractic care and many other wellness services.

Parenting Your Child to Sleep: Dr. Nicky Cohen Registered Clinical Psychologist
491 Lawrence Ave W, Suite 203 (Mandel & Assoc), Toronto • 416-783-3900 • www.kidsleep.ca Counselling services for parents in the areas of infant, toddler and preschooler sleep disturbances. Services may be covered by extended health care benefit plans. Look for our ad in the Parent/Tot section.

YogaBuds: Yoga for Kids Birthday Parties
416-785-7888 • www.yogabuds.com Integrated Yoga, Art and Psycho therapy customized for each individual. Children and Adult sessions. Highly seasoned Therapist.

• Eco-Friendly Products & Services
Boom Boom Revolution
888-842-4397 • The intentional acts of kindness kit.

Clean George
(323) 393-3579 • A natural 2-in-1 hand moisturizer and cleaner.

Eco-Me
626-798-8300 • Chemical-free home, pet and body product kits.

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Ecoexistence
21 Vaughan Road Unit 103T, Toronto • 416-652-0808 • Eco-friendly store with everything you need to raise a health baby.

Glass Dharma
707-964-9350 • Glass drinking straws with a lifetime guarantee.

Gone Shopping
647-448-8886 • Canadian Lifestyle Webstore (free shipping with $79 purchase).

Healthy Aesthetics
10 Falwyn Avenue, Toronto • 416 652 6665 • Eco-friendly and chemical-free manicures, pedicures, facials and more.

Kai Kids
177 Fulton Ave, Toronto • 416-318-1501 or 1-888-688-8KAI • Eco-Friendly Gear for Families.

Klean Kanteen
1-800-767-3173 • The Original Stainless Steel Bottle.

Laptop Lunches
1-877-623-6832 • The waste-free, lead-free lunch box!

Little Stork Naturals
3449 Autumnleaf Crescent, Mississauga • 905-607-6347 • Eco-friendly online shop for child & Mom.

Mette Vangso
415-350-5552 • Organic Aromatherapy Pleasure Pillows, Luxurious Comfort. Naturally.

People Towels
888-237-2498 • 100% organic cotton reusable personal hand towels.

Quash
870-224-5065 • 100% natural moisturizing hand sanitizer.

RuMe Bags
303-799-4256 • A foldable, washable and durable carry-all.

Widu
1-866-411-9438 • FSC certified, handmade Italian brushes and combs.

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• Family Dentistry & Orthodontics
Aurora Kids Dentistry
15124 Yonge Street, Aurora • 905-726-8213 • aurorakidsdentistry@gmail.com Where kids are our one and only priority. Dentistry for infants, tots and teens. Well-baby checkups from 12 - 18 mos. Treatment with sedation or asleep available. Look for our ad in this section. • Ages: 0-18.

Avenue Dental Office, Dr Marlene Morrow & Dr Samuel Mincer
1916 Avenue Road, Toronto • 416-256-0907 • www.avenuedental.com Husband and wife dental team providing a full range of services for the entire family. Helping kids feel at ease with a fully stocked kids playroom, and TV and video in each patient room. Flexible hours. Visit our website or email us at avenuedental@rogers.com.

Awake or Asleep Dentistry
325 Central Parkway West, Unit 37, Mississauga • 905.277.2641 • www.awakeorasleep.com Dentistry Asleep for all ages. We treat children 2 years and older. New patients always welcome!

Bobkin, Dr. Alan
2 convenient locations: Wilson/Keele and Yonge/Hwy 7 • 416-245-5155 or 905-881-5787 • www.straightenteeth.com Specializing in all types of orthodontic treatment for kids and adults. Over 30 years professional experience. Look for our ad in this section. • Mon-Fri: 9-5.

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• Dentistry for infants, tots and teens • New patients welcome - no referral required • Well-baby checkups from 12-18 months • Treatment with sedation or asleep available

15124 Yonge Street, Aurora, Ontario 905-726-8213
Chin, Dr. Joan; Family Dentist
1414 Lakeshore Rd W, Mississauga • 905-823-9555 • Gentle dental care for kids & families.

Dental Emergency Service
1650 Yonge St, Main Floor (N. of St. Clair), Toronto • 416-485-7121 • Emergency dental service offering emergency dental care from 8am-midnight, 7 days per week.

Dr. David Shapiro, Orthodontist
9200 Bathurst St, ste 30, Thornhill • 905-731-9699 • Orthodontist - straighter teeth for children & adults.

Dr. Lennard Weiss, Orthodontics
3700 Bathurst Street, Toronto • 416-638-1300 • Children, adults, invisalign, orthocad, clear braces, digital x-rays. Look for our ad in this section.

Dr. Shonna L. Masse, Paediatric Dentist
523 The Queensway, Suite 104, Etobicoke • 416-523-3626 • www.childrensdentalcentre.ca Our paediatric dental practice for infants, children, adolescents and special needs patients provides: paediatric dental care, infant care, sedation dentistry, emergency dental care, digital radiography & a convenient location with easily accessible free parking. Look for our ad in the Parent/Tot & Drop Off Programs section.

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Forest Hill Children’s Dentistry- Dr. Brett Saltzman
2008 Bathurst Street,Toronto • 416-787-4514 • www.fhcd.ca Providing comprehensive dental treatment to children of all ages for 40+ years.

Healthy Dentistry
204-1466 Bathurst Street, Toronto • 416-532-6689 • Excellence in pediatric dentistry. • Ages: 2-18.

Leaside Children’s Dentistry - Dr Katherine Ing
586 Eglinton Ave E, Ste 607, Toronto • 416-486-6765 • Specializing in dentistry for children in a comfortable, friendly environment. Kids of all ages and abilities welcome.

Nezon, Dr Errol; Certified Paediatric Dentist
1333 Sheppard Ave E, Ste 116, North York • 416-491-4223 • Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry. Leslie and Sheppard. Look for our ad in this section.

North Shores Dental- Dr Sydney Reyes, Dr Sara Ansari
916 Kingston Road, Toronto • 416-694-8177 • www.northshoresdental.com KIDS R COOL in our practice! We are an established practice in The Beach providing complete care for the entire family. Evening and weekend appointments available. • Other Locations: 1089 Kingston Road. Toronto 416-691-1444.

Stein, Dr. Howard & Associates - Children’s Dental Specialists
4040 Finch Ave E, Ste 201, Scarborough • 416-298-3232 • Specialists in dentistry for children from infancy through teens. Our specialist approach gives kids a fun start to dental health.

Telch, Dr F; Charendoff, Dr G
2901 Bayview Ave, Ste 219, North York • 416-224-1777 • www.villagedentistry.ca Our family dental clinic offers comprehensive case management. Whether you or your family require preventative, periodontic, restorative, cosmetic or orthodontic treatment, we will be most happy to discuss your individual requirements with you.

York Mills Orthodontics, Dr. David Morrow
300 York Mills Rd, Ste 202, Toronto • 416-391-4222 • www.yorkmillsortho.ca Specializing in orthodontic treatment for children and adults including mini braces, invisible braces and invisalign. Bright, friendly, open environment. Kids play area with video games, movies and books. Watch movies while getting your braces on. Flexible hours.

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Health & Wellness
• First Aid & CPR Instruction
2HEALTH First Aid & Car Seats
416-873-8606 • www.2healthfirstaid.com A choking child dies in 60 seconds. Learn to rescue your child in 60 seconds calmly and confidently. INHOME training for 4-12pp. Babies Welcome. Certified Red Cross instructors and Car Seat Inspectors. Training parents since 1992. Days, evenings, weekends.

Baby First Aid
Toronto & Surrounding Areas • 416-930-5851 • Know what to do in an emergency.

Canadian Red Cross Society, The
21 Randolph Ave, Toronto • 416-480-2500 • Learn CPR, rescue breathing, choking and much more.

City CPR Centre First Aid Courses
416-531-7066 • www.citycpr.com First Aid, CPR and Babysitting courses for families/teens in Toronto and area! Training at our locations or in-home.

ERT - Emergency Response Training
416-937-8576 • Baby/Child CPR & First Aid workshop in-home or at one of our locations.

Vital CPR - First Aid Training
214 - 638A Sheppard Ave W, Toronto • 416-855-7813 • www.vitalCPR.com Baby & child first aid and CPR training. Red Cross certification and workshops available. Fun, hands-on classes prepare you for life.

• Health Services
About Kids Health - The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Ave, Toronto • 416-813-5819 • Provides child health and safety information. • Ages: 0-18yrs.

AfterGlow Health & Fitness
16 Conrad Avenue, Toronto • 416-898-8547 • www.afterglowtoronto.com Prenatal- Postnatal- Beyond. Wellness, nutrition, fitness for all levels/stages. Specialized Personal Training, Group Classes, Prenatal/Postnatal Workshops, Education from your pregnancy and beyond.

Footprints Therapy
245 Fairview Mall Drive, ste 701, Toronto • 416-444-2125 • Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy, Osteopathy, Naturopathy and Meridian Stress Assessment.

Health in Motion Rehabilitation
4256 Bathurst St Ste 204, Toronto • 416-250-1904 • www.healthinmotionrehab.com Health In Motion treats: Cerebral Palsy, Down syndrome, Delayed child development, pediatric stroke and brain injury. We provide care in: Neuro developmental therapy, Physiotherapy, Massage therapy, Homeopathy, Osteopathy, Nutrition counseling, Herbal therapy and Conductive rehabilitation. Comprehensive programs are available. NEW! visit our blog at www.enabledkids.ca.

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HealthyOntario.com
1-866-797-0000 • Information and access to services in Ontario - where to find hospitals, doctors and information. Links to other resources including a section on Children.

HealthQuest Chiropractic Wellness and Rehabilitation Centres Inc.
22 Bartley Drive, Toronto, Ont, M4A 1B8. • 416-288-0666 • admin@healthquestrehab.com Natural Health Care for Children and families. Look for our ad in this section.

Ontario Health Card Inquiry
(800) 664-8988 • www.health.gov.on.ca

Ontario Medical Association “Find a Doctor” service
416-967-2626 • www.cpso.on.ca Call for referrals to find a doctor in your area or visit the ‘Find a Doctor Website’: www.cpso.on.ca.

Public Health Nurses: Region of Peel
905-799-7700 • www.parentinginpeel.ca Public Health Nurses - answer parents’ and caregivers’ questions about children from birth to age 6. Discipline/behaviour, sleep, mealtimes, toilet training, community programs and resources. Home visiting program.
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Riverdale Homeopathy

1331 Danforth Avenue, Toronto • 416-778-0085 • www.riverdalehomeopathy.com Safe medicine for babies, kids and moms - nursing or pregnant. Feel your best. Homeopathy, Osteopathy, Nutrition and more. Experts in family care. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Romy Budlovsky, BSc., H.D. - Homeopathic Doctor
2797 Bathurst Street, Suite 201, Toronto • 416-951-3419 • Homeopathic care for ANY ailment or condition.

See Me 3D- 3D Baby Imaging
203 - 101 Westmore Dr., Etobicoke • 416-745-0500 • www.seeme3d.ca See-Me-3D uses state-of-the-art 3D/4D ultrasound technology allowing expectant parents & family watch as their baby moves in the Mother’s womb. Our licensed sonographers would be honored to help create this early bond & provide you an unforgettable experience.

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Spark Together for Healthy Kids
416-489-7111 x833 • www.heartandstroke.ca/spark Spark Together for Healthy Kids™ is the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s response to the growing epidemic of childhood obesity. We're a province-wide initiative helping to inspire all Ontarians to spark collective change to help children become more physically active and eat healthy affordable foods. Look for our ad in this section.

Urban Health Group - Young Family Care
18 Lola Rd., Toronto • 416-489-0077 • www.urbanhealthgroup.ca Healthy families are happy families. Chiropractor, Dr. Jennifer Wise and Naturopath, Dr. Kristin Heins have a special focus on perinatal and pediatric care.

www.aboutkidshealth.ca
Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto • A great site with info about kids health for both parents and kids. Trusted answers from Sick Kids Hospital.

• Nutrition for Kids
Marni Wasserman - Natural Personal Chef and Holistic Nutritionist
Serving the Toronto area • 416 520 0773 • Everyday eating can be simple and delicious!
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Nutrition in Motion ... We do the diet, You lose the weight
2006 Highway 7 West, Unit 1, Concord • 416-486-1646 • Kid-friendly calorie-reduced healthy meals delivered to your door.

Simone Finkelstein - Pediatric Nutritionist
416-722-0520 • Pediatric nutritionist - from birth to 18 years.

Specialty Food Shop
The Hospital for Sick Children (Main Floor) 555 University Ave, Toronto • (416) 813-5294 or Toll-free: 1-800737-7976 • www.specialtyfoodshop.com Foods for special diets, food allergies and intolerances. In store dietitians.

Sprout Right ... nutrition from tummy to toddler
416-471-9267 • www.sproutright.com Nutrition Counselling services offering informative workshops, private consultations and Mommy Chef cooking classes to moms-to-be, new moms and their babies and toddlers. Check out our website for details.

Wellness Wizards Ltd
416-948-9355 • Nutrition/menu planning for special dietary needs.

• Optical Services
Eyeglass Factory, The
104 Doncaster Ave Thornhill • 905-881-1276 • We carry a huge selection of children’s eye wear. • Ages: 2+ • Mon-Tue: 9-6, Wed-Thu: 9-9, Fri: 9-6, Sat: 9-5.

eyevisit OPTICAL
333 Sheppard Ave East Ste 102, Toronto • 416-850-8840 • www.eyevisit.com Eye glasses for you and your child - great selection and price. We will come to your house! Call for an appointment or to visit our office. Look for our ad in this section.

sport specs & opticals
102-333 Sheppard Ave. E., Toronto • 416-221-5777 • Specializing in kids eye wear.

Squint Eyewear
286 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville • 905-339-2227 • Specializing in pediatric fittings.

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Hotline & Helplines

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his brief section provides us with essential, sometimes lifesaving, phone numbers for easy reference when we need them most. We have included emergency numbers as well as help lines for family, children's and personal assistance. Please show these to your children - there are numbers for them here as well. We recommend folding over this page so you can find it quickly when you need it.

211- Findhelp Information Services
211 • www.211ontario.ca Dial 211 for FREE information about community, social, health and government services in Toronto. 211 is multilingual and open 24 hours a day.

Birth Certificates (Ontario Government)
416-325-8305 •

Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto
26 Maitland Street, Toronto • 416-395-1500 • www.torontoccas.org Confidential child protection services, adoption, family counselling, foster care, family support programs for Toronto Catholic families. • Other Locations: 5230 Dundas St W, 30 Drewry Ave, 1880 Birchmount Rd, 900 Dufferin St. • Ages: 0-16.

Child Find Ontario
440A Britannia Rd E, Mississauga • 905-712-3463 • 1-800-387-7962 • www.ontario.childfind.ca Offers hope and help to families by teaching how to keep children safe. Tip line open 24/7.

Child Tax Benefit (Automated Line)
1-800-387-1193 • www.ccra.gc.ca/benefits Universal Child Care Benefit, Canada Child Tax Benefit, UCCB, CCTB and related provincial and territorial programs, child disability benefit and children's special allowances.

Children’s Aid Society of Toronto
416-924-4646 • Child protection services; family counselling and supervision; foster care & kinship services; adoption; adoption disclosure; pregnancy counselling and support services for adolescents.

consumerinformation.ca
Canada’s one-stop shop for comprehensive consumer information - featuring financial calculators as well as tips on safe shopping on-line and protecting yourself from fraud. Includes Toy Report, electronic birth certificates and other consumer information about children and families.

Distress Centre (24 Hours)
416-408-4357 • Call 24 hours. Help available for family related issues.

Jewish Family & Child
4600 Bathurst St, Toronto • 416-638-7800 • www.jfandcs.com 24 hour emergency service. Child protection service.

Kids Help Phone
Toll-free 1-800-668-6868 • www.kidshelpphone.ca Confidential 24 hour counselling service for kids aged 4-25.

Kids’ Line: Regional Municipality of York Community Services & Housing Dept
(888) 703-KIDS (5437) or (905) 830-9487 (Newmarket) • Info on Childcare, Early Intervention Services, Preschool Speech & Language, Childcare Fee Assistance, Infant Hearing.

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La Leche League Of Metropolitan Toronto
416-483-3368 • www.lllc.ca Specially trained experienced, breastfeeding mothers (volunteers) will answer breastfeeding questions or give information on local groups. Call for the volunteer nearest you.

Maternity Benefits (Canada Employment & Immigration) Automated Service
1-800-206-7218 •

Metro Police General Information (for non-emergencies)
416-808-2222 •

Motherisk
Hospital for Sick Children - CHES • 123 Edward St., Suite 401, Toronto • 416-813-6780 • Information for expectant or new mothers on a variety of topics including nutrition and medication during pregnancy and lactation.

National Eating Disorder Information Centre
416-340-4156 • www.nedic.on.ca Information on eating disorders, referrals and help. Distress centre hotline (416) 408-4657.

Poison Information Hotline
(416) 813-5900 • Call immediately if your child has ingested any poisonous substance.

Police, Fire and Ambulance Emergency
911 •

Region of Peel - Public Health: Family Health
905-799-7700 • www.parentinginpeel.ca Nurses answer parents’ questions about children from birth to age 6. Discipline/behaviour, immunization, sleep, mealtimes, toilet training, community programs & resources. Home visits.

Service Canada
1-800-O-CANADA • www.canada.gc.ca Do you have a question for the federal government but you’re not sure who to call? We can help.

TDSB Student Safety Line
416-395-SAFE (7233) • Confidential reporting line for TDSB students.

Telehealth Ontario
Ministry of Health and Long -Term Care, 10th Fl Hepburn Block, 80 Grosvenor St, Toronto • 1-866-797-0000 • www.health.gov.on.ca 24 hour, 7 day a week, FREE, confidential service that you can call to get health advice or general health information. Staffed by qualified Registered Nurses. In English and French with translation support for other languages and TTY access.

Toronto Emergency Medical Services
4330 Dufferin Street, Toronto • 416-392-2000 •

Toronto Transit Commission Information Line
416-393-4636 • www.city.toronto.on.ca • Complete transit information 24 hours a day.

www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/programs/hco/default.aspx
1-866-330-6206 • Ontarians don't realize there are alternatives to an emergency room visit, or where to find those options. The Health Care Options Medical Services Directory is a user-friendly searchable database of walk-in and after hours clinics, urgent care centres, and family health care providers. Enter your postal code to find the hours and services available in your community. This site also gives info on Telehealth Ontario, how to find a family doctor and how to access Community Care Access Centres (govt funded home and community services and long term care homes).

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uccess in life is often about doing a good job of marketing yourself and modeling/acting can be an excellent way to gain these lifeskills. If your child is interested in modeling or acting and you are ready to commit to taking them to auditions, consider getting some professional advice. It should not require a substantial monetary commitment up front, nor should your child require a professional portfolio to get started (don't work with agencies that require it). Call the various agencies listed here and ask as many questions as you can, especially before you sign something. It is always a good idea to talk to the parents of other kids the agency represents. You can also ask for references and check with AMIS. They can tell you what to look for and what to watch out for. Reassure your child that his/her success (or lack of success) is not a reflection of how attractive or likable he is -sometimes it's just luck.

Acting and Modelling Information Service (AMIS)
c/o 215 Spadina Ave, Ste 210, Toronto • 416-977-3832 • Free advice on getting started in the fashion and entertainment industry.

Applause Model & Talent
499 Main St S #208, Brampton • 905-457-7571 • Our kids have appeared in ads, catalogues, fashion shows, commercials & films including: The Bay, IFC, Huggies, Milk & Cheaper By The Dozen II. Free consultation! • Ages: 0 – 18 years.

Babyface Talent Agency
1498 Yonge St, Toronto • 416-922-9906 • Representing babies & kids from 0-12 yrs. Print, commercials, movies.

Carolyn's Model & Talent Agency Ltd
1965 Britannia Rd W. #210, Mississauga • 905-542-8885 or 416-544-0232 • www.carolynsonline.com Represents all ages for television commercials, movies, fashion and lifestyle print. Our models are seen in catalogues, tv commercials and print ads. In business over 20 years. Member of the Better Business Bureau.

E Fulcher Group Ltd
6 Wellesley Place, Unit 29, Toronto • 416-922-1945 • Model & talent agency and school since 1960. • Ages: 5+.

Exposure Talent
76 Burncrest Drive, Toronto • 416-787-7925 • Talent Agency Specializing in Children. • Ages: babies-teens.

Orange Model Management Inc.
111 Peter St, Suite 627, Toronto • 416-977-OMMI (6664) • Apply today and be discovered! Model & Talent Agency representing boys and girls. Catalogues, commercials, runway, print, TV. Ages 2+.

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n our current economic times when everyone is cutting back, we are especially happy to visit our closest nearly new store. Nearly New shops are a great way to purchase everything from clothing, baby accessories, and furniture, to outerwear and special occasion wear. Nearly new does not mean old or worn out. Most resale or consignment shops will only accept current clothing styles and are careful that the equipment they carry meets current standards. These stores are also where you would fine that extra high chair, stroller or crib for Grandma's house or the cottage and for the stuff that you want, but don't really need. They are also a great place to sell good quality/good condition clothing, furniture and accessories.

Ages & Stages
1552 Danforth Ave, Toronto • 416-465-7777 • We offer good quality gently used children’s wear, maternity fashions, equipment and accessories at affordable prices. Sizes NB - 16. Change facilities onsite.

Bearly Used Kids' Clothes
817 Dundas St. West, Whitby • 905-665-5550 • We buy and sell "bearly used" children's clothing in sizes 0-5T. • Mon-Wed: 9-5, Thu: 9-8, Fri-Sat: 9-5.

Bumbleberry Kids Renewed Style
1908 Queen St E, Toronto • 416-691-5556 • Renewed high quality kids clothing (size 0-8) and accessories.

Double Take
310 Gerrard St E, Toronto • 416-925-7198 x1 • Washed, cleaned & pressed. Collectibles and books.

HipO
2220 Queen Street E., Toronto • 416-840-2599 • Name Brand pre-loved children’s clothing.

Kaleidoscope
159 Lakeshore Rd E, Mississauga • 905-891-8530 • A-1 CONDITION New and gently used Children’s Designer Clothing.

Mulberry Bush
376 Kingston Rd, Pickering • 905-509-6750 • Kids, teen, maternity, toys, baby equipment on consignment.
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Once Upon A Child

Toronto North: 416-661-0678, Toronto South: 416-485-2776, Richmond Hill: 905-508-0005 Whitby: 905-579-7676, • www.ouac.com "Kid's Stuff With Previous Experience" - We buy and sell new and "gently used" children's items 7 days a week. Furniture, equipment, toys, books and clothing. Look for our ad opposite the Copyright page at the front of the book. See coupon section for valuable savings

Play ‘n’ Wear
1726 Avenue Road, Toronto • 416-782-0211 • www.playnwear.com Children’s shop specializing in new and lightly used clothing (maternity, newborn to teen), toys, books, sports equipment, fashions and accessories. Top quality. Consignments accepted. In business for over 25 years! Call for summer and winter hours.

Precious Seconds
14 Oxford St, Unit 12, Richmond Hill • 905-883-8885 • Quality clothing, toys, books, videos, equipment, giftware.

Twice as Nice
683 St Clair Ave W, Toronto • 416-656-9969 • New & old clothing, toys, cribs, gliders and strollers.

Wee Cycled Kids Stuff
389 Main St N, Unit 4, 1 block N of Vodden, Brampton • 905-456-9220 • New and pre-loved Clothing, Toys, Equipment, Furniture and Maternity. • Ages: 0-size 16.

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esearch has shown that the first 5 years of life are vital developmental years and that whatever we do with our children during those formative years will impact them for the rest of their lives. There are programs ranging from free government sponsored Early Years Centres, and storytelling to art, dance, sports and drama. Some of the programs are for a parent/caregiver with the child and others are appropriate for an older child without a caregiver. These are perfect for kids in half day preschool or kindergarten looking to fill the remainder of the day. You will also find companies offering fitness programs for new parents looking to get back in shape and spend time with their baby. Check out these listings for new and interesting things to do together.

You will find the following sub-categories in this section: Art; Early Learning & Enrichment; Early Years Centres; Family Resource Centres; Fitness for Mom & Baby; General Parent/Tot Programs; Kindergym & Sport Programs; Music, Movement & Drama
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• Art
Art Garage Inc, The
2188 Queen St E, Toronto • 416-686-0960 • Mixed media workshops geared to the abilities of each child (3-5).

MESSY HANDS Art Bus & Studio
2501 Rutherford Rd, Unit 27, Bldg B, Vaughan • 905-303-MESS (6377) • www.messyhands.com Get Inspired! Get messy! Art Walk-In hours for ages 2+.

What A Mess!
481 North Service Rd West, Unit A11, Oakville • 905-465-9996 • www.whatamess.ca Painting centres, Beading, Ceramic painting, Build-a-Buddy station and more!

• Early Learning & Enrichment
Bob Rumball Centre for the Deaf - Parent-Infant Program
2395 Bayview Ave, North York • 416-449-9651 x105 or 416-449-2728 TTY • www.bobrumball.org Drop in Program for deaf/hard of hearing children and their parents. • Ages: 0-6yrs.

Extraordinary Beginnings - A Studio For Inspirational Play
5261 Hwy 7 E, Unit 10, Markham • 905-471-6260 • www.extraordinarybeginnings.ca Come play with a light table, sensory wall, sound garden and more. 1hr classes offer parent & child unique tools for truly investigational play. • Ages: 0-3 yrs.

First Foundations Children's Academy
29 Shagall Dr., Thornhill • 416-432-2561 • Nursery programs taught by Ontario certified teachers.

Jewish Discovery Programs
Prosserman Jewish Community Centre, Sherman Campus, 4588 Bathurst St, North York • 416-638-1881 x4390 • www.prossermanjcc.com Creative programs & classes for children ages 0– 6 yrs, including music with Deborah Maes, sports with Jay, preschool dance, weekly Shabbat parties and more! Call for additional information. Look for our ad in the Childcare section. • Ages: 0-6 yrs.

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Kinder Connection/The Reading Connection
Wilson/Bathurst 416-636-3000, Dufferin/Summeridge (Thornhill) 905-709-8600 & Eglinton/Allen Road 416-783-7400 • www.thekinderconnection.ca Welcome to The Kinder Connection! Highly regarded Kindergarten & Nursery Enrichment Programmes combining academics and hands-on fun! Certified teachers, low ratios, and a stimulating environment make us the perfect choice for your child. Ages 3-6. Reading programme and summer camp for 5-9 yr olds also available. • Mon-Sat: 9-3:30.

Multilingual Kids
416-223-3382 • Offering French, Italian and Spanish language classes.

North Toronto Early Years Learning Centre - Kinder Qtm
416-544-0133 • www.earlyyearslearning.com An Adlerian 4C Model School offering half-day programs for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten students. Enriched learning where emotional intelligence or “EQ” is as important as “IQ”. Programs are available 2, 3 or 5 days per week. • Other Locations: 11 Bedford Park Ave and 27 Castlefield Ave • Ages: 18mos-SK.
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Northwood Montessori Parent & Tot

5 Locations covering North York, Thornhill & Markham: 416-492-7812 • www.northwoodmontessori.ca Parent & Tot program introduction to Montessori plus music, art, drama, gym, French and playtime. Look for our ad in the Education/Private Schools section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 1.5-2.5 yrs.

Parenting & Family Literacy Programs - Toronto District School Board
4th fl, 2 Tretheway Dr, Toronto • 416-394-2104 • www.tdsb.on.ca 58 Free Parent/Child drop-in centres located in TDSB public schools.

• Early Years Centres
Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave E, Toronto • 416-392-0511 x0 • Parent/child programs, drop-in, toy library & day camps.

Ontario Early Years Centre; Scarborough Agincourt
2900 Warden Ave Suite 347A, Bridlewood Mall, Toronto • 416-491-1466 • www.ontarioearlyyears.ca Early Childhood Development Programs, Parent/caregiver support & education, Resources, Book libraries, School readiness, parking. Fully accessible.

Ontario Early Years Centre; Scarborough Southwest
2555 Eglinton Ave E., Suite 212, Toronto • 416-266-8289 • www.ontarioearlyyears.ca Early Childhood Development Programs, Parent/caregiver support & education, Resources, Book libraries, School readiness, parking. Fully accessible.

Ontario Early Years Centres, Ministry of Children and Youth Services
1-866-821-7770 • www.gov.on.ca/children/oeyc Ontario Early Years Centres - A place for parents and their children. For information, programs and services that help give young children the best start in life.

• Family Resource Centres
Applegrove Community Complex
60 Woodfield Rd, Toronto • 416-461-8143 • Parent/child drop-ins (3 locations) year round plus summer day camp. • Other Locations: Edgewood Ave, 416-461-3060, 15 Earl Haig Ave 647-880-0477 • Ages: 0-12.

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Parent/Tot Drop Off Programs (0-6yrs)
Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre
93 Birchmount Rd, Scarborough • 416-396-4310 • Nursery School, Ontario Early Years Centre, Family Resource Centre • Ages: 0-5. • Mon: 9-3, Tue: 5:30-8:30, Wed: 9-3, Thu: 5:30-8:30, Fri: 9-12, Sat: 10-1.

Cecil Community Centre
58 Cecil St, Toronto • 416-392-1090 • Parent/child drop-in with toy library. • Ages: 0-6. • Tue: 10-1, Thu: 10-1, Sat: 10-1.

Family Resource Centre, The
1 Promenade Circle, Ste 313, Thornhill • 905-882-8509 • www.familyresourcecentre.ca Drop-in program for parents/caregivers and their children age 0-5. Songs, crafts, stories, workshops, parenting library, resources and referrals. M-F and Sunday.

Family Resource Connection
184 Main Street, Toronto • 416-690-0102 • Drop-in. Activities for parents and caregivers with young children. Childcare lending library. Workshops. • Ages: NB-6.

Family Support Institute Ontario
489 College St. Suite 206, Toronto • 416-538-0628 x3 • Provincial organization supporting family support programs.

Next Door Family Resources
95 Mimico Ave, Ste 101, Etobicoke • 416-259-0333 • Drop-in programs, childcare registry, serving Western Toronto.

West Scarborough Neighbourhood Community Centre: Creative Child/Parent Program

313 Pharmacy Avenue, Scarborough • 416-755-9215 • www.ontarioearlyyears.ca Early Childhood Development Programs, Parent/caregiver support & education, Resources, Book libraries, School readiness, parking. Fully accessible.

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BABY & ME FITNESS (est. 1987)

Many locations across the GTA • 416-604-2249 • www.babyandmefitness.com Baby & Me Fitness classes include: Yoga, Turbo fit, Cardio aqua, Strollerfit, Booty hop, Boot Camp, Pilates and personal training. Discussion component including informative guest speakers. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

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Beaches Fitness
121 Kingston Rd., Toronto • 416-690-0045 • Mom-friendly fitness classes and personal training.

Core Expectations - Pre & Postnatal fitness specialist
647-897-5220 • www.coreexpectations.com The "core" experts. Toronto's only full service wellness team delivering pre & postnatal exercise training, abdominal rehabilitation and more to your home.

Diaper-Fit for Moms & Tots by H2O-FIT (est. 1984)
416-449-0900 • www.h2ofit.com 30 minute aquafit workout for mom, 30 minutes swimming for tot. Warm water pools. Salt water or chlorine. Fun and fitness for two. • Ages: 5 - 18 mos.

Esther Myers Yoga Studio
390 Dupont St, Toronto • 416-944-0838 • Relax, breathe, gently begin reclaiming your body.

Mommy and Baby Fitness Workout and Play™
Toronto, Thornhill, Richmond Hill, Woodbridge, Markham, London, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton & Milton locations and growing • 905-770-3400 • www.mommyandbabyfitness.com Workout and play with your baby. Fitness, Yoga, Aquaplay, Stroller Fitness classes all include infant stimulation/mom and baby activity session/ baby song and rhyme booklet, guest speakers and much more. Buy your Mommy and Baby Fitness Workout and Play At Home DVD today!!!! Free trial first class! Ages: 6wks-36 mos.
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Orange Dot - Studio for Moms & Growing Families

1640A Avenue Road, Toronto • 416-780-2088 • www.orangedotinc.com Ultimate Butt-Kickin' Mom & Baby Workouts & Memberships. Innovative Triple Dot programming introduces children to all areas of the Arts (Music, Dance, A&C, Live Theatre, Singing 3 mos-6 yrs. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Pilates for Life Ltd.
27 Yorkville Ave, Unit 204, Toronto • 416-922-0387 • Yorkville’s foremost Pilates and Yoga studio.

Salsa Babies - Latin Beat for Tiny Feet!
416-919-4851 • www.salsababies.com Latin Beat for Tiny Feet! New moms dance back into shape with the best partner of all - your baby! Salsa Tots classes. NEW Salsa Kids classes. All levels of fitness and dance experience. Birthday Parties. Many locations. • Ages: 6 wks +.

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Toronto Adventure Boot Camp
16 Goodrich Road, Unit B, Toronto • 416-434-6378 • www.bodybyubootcamp.com Get active with your baby in this fun four week program. Meet other parents, get your body moving and bond with your baby!

Yoga Sanctuary, The
95 Danforth Avenue Suite 301, Toronto • 416-461-6161 • Pre-natal, Post-natal & Mom & Baby Yoga.

• General Parent/Tot Programs
Armour Heights Community Centre: Tiny Tots Program
2140 Avenue Rd (corner Wilson), Toronto • 416-483-3840 • www.armourheightstinytots.com Come and enjoy safe and quality children’s programming at your neighbourhood community centre. 4 sessions per year. Programs include: Music, Kindergym, Cooking, playtime, and more. Call for info or email armourheights@bellnet.ca. • Ages: 6mos-6yrs.
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Avenue Road Arts School

460 Avenue Rd, Toronto • 416-961-1502 • www.avenueroadartsschool.com High quality and innovative programming in the visual and performing arts - all in a warm and supportive environment. Programs for toddlers and preschool children, offered Monday-Friday, integrate visual art, drama and music. Small class sizes, highly qualified artist/instructors. Look for our ad in the Art section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 9mos-adult • Mon-Thu: 8:30-8, Fri: 8:30-6:30, Sat: 8:30-5:30.

Mabel's Fables Children’s Bookstore
662 Mount Pleasant Rd, Toronto • 416-322-0438 • www.mabelsfables.com Reading programs for babies & toddlers. Book talks with visiting authors for older children. Visit our website for event details. • Ages: 0-12+.

MOVIES for MOMMIES - Canada’s Original Parent & Baby Film Event!
905-707-8866 • Weekly matinees of current films. Infant friendly environment. Stroller parking, Reduced sound.

Nikki Goldman
416-488-6550 • www.nikkigoldman.com Nikki Goldman is a trained art therapist who also offers a variety of art based programs all over Toronto.

Storytelling Programs for Young Children
416-465-0551 • www.sallyjaeger.ca Lullabies and LapRhymes, Mr. Bear Says Hello, Jack in the Box. Celebrating 29 years of family storytelling. Central Toronto and Danforth locations. • Ages: 0-3 years.

Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation
416-392-1111 • www.toronto.ca/parks Gym, Arts & Crafts, Drama, Cooking, Music & Movement and much more. Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation offers Tiny Tots programs in many community centres.

Yummylicious Cooking Centre Inc
416-826-8305 • www.yummylicioustoronto.blogspot.com Cooking classes where children learn about nutritious cooking, preparing meals and various cooking skills. Younger children learn fine motor skill development and eating healthy foods. Older children will learn how to prepare simple meals with a nutritious, vitamin packed twist. • Other Locations: Beaches & Parkview Hills • Ages: 3 - 12 years.
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Active Kids Zone

951 Alness St, Toronto • 416-650-5060 • Drop in and play weekdays during office hours in our 3000 sq ft Fun Zone! Look for our ad in the camp section. See coupon section for valuable savings.
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Birchmount Gymnastics Centre

1800 Birchmount Road, Toronto • 416-292-4110 • www.birchmountgymnastics.com Gymnastics for all ages. After school, evening and weekend programs. Parent & tot, kindergym for preschool ages, recreational and advanced classes. Summer day camps. Check out our schedule, costs and on-line registration at our website. Look for our ad in the Sports, Gymnastics section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Gyros Gymnastics: Ready, Get Set, Go!
2301 Keele St Unit 105, North York • 416-614-0521 • Gymnastics for 2 to 6 year-olds, for 2 -3 yr olds parent participation required.

My Gym Children's Fitness Center
9301 Bathurst St, Unit 5A, Richmond Hill • 905-780-7700 • Extraordinary program, low ratio, safe and clean. • Ages: 6 weeks - 13 years.

Sportball
1-877-678-5437 • www.sportball.ca Non-competitive sports instruction for children 16 mos-8 yrs. Children learn skills of 7 ball sports. Parents participate up to age 3.

Woodbridge Academy of Gymnastics
41 Whitmore Dr. Unit 3, Woodbridge • 905-850-5151 • Specializing in kindergym & recreational gymnastics programs. • Ages: 3+.

YogaBuds: Yoga for Kids, since 1997
416-785-7888 • Playful, creative, interactive yoga classes for parent and child together.

• Music, Movement & Drama
88 Keys: Kindermusik & Suzuki Piano
9011 Leslie St. Unit 310, Richmond Hill • 905-881-2893 • Early childhood music: Kindermusik, suzuki piano, Yamaha. • Other Locations: Markham.

Bonnie’s School of Speech and Drama
416-489-4236 • Drama tots for ages 3-6 to learn mime, characterization, storytelling, improvisation, poetry speaking, and drama games.

Children’s Parties and Music Programs by Robyn (B.A., B.Ed.)
905-881-4699 • musicbyrobyn@sympatico.ca Energetic singer/guitarist (and qualified music teacher) offering programs to groups. Sing-a-longs, movement, dancing, playing percussion instruments, bubbles, parachute games and special song requests guarantee FUN and LEARNING for all. • Ages: 6mos-7yrs.

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Parent/Tot Drop Off Programs (0-6yrs)
Clapping Land Music Studio
662 Pape Avenue at Riverdale Presbyterian Church, Toronto • 416-220-8161 • www.clappingland.com Percussionist Sophia Grigoriadis takes children and their grownups on a fun and engaging journey in Kindermusik and world music classes.

Drama Mamas, The
515 St. Germain Avenue, Toronto • 416-256-1308 • www.thedramamamas.com An engaging program of creative exploration, storytelling, role playing, movement, music, crafts and FUN! Classes build confidence and self-esteem, strengthen communication skills and foster the imagination. Ask about our Drama Tots Backyard Adventure camp. • Ages: 18 mos+.

Etobicoke Suzuki Music – Headstart class for 2-4 year olds
416-239-4637 • www.essm.ca Toddler with parent music development class based on the Suzuki principle of talent education. Pulse, rhythm, pitch and volume recognition are learned through action songs and rhythmic games.

Families Makin’ Music
Toronto/Thornhill • 416-225-5655 • Music and movement classes for over 13 years. • Ages: Birth-5yrs.

Fun with Music Together
Beaches, Riverdale, Roncesvalles & Bloor West • 416-283-0589 • www.funwithmusictogether.ca Internationally Celebrated Music & Movement for Young Children & the Adults Who Love Them! Songs, chants, movement & instrument play. 9 Collections, new CDs each semester! • Ages: 0-5yrs, mixed age classes.
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Groove School of Dance - Preschool Programs

491 Eglinton Ave West (Eglinton/ Tartlon); Bayview/Lawrence at Toronto French School • 416-919-2914 • www.grooveschoolofdance.com An introduction to performing arts - Imagination, Creativity, Dance, Music & Movement, Drama Classes. Look for our ad in the After School Activities category. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: babies-5 yrs.

Kingsway Conservatory of Music & Dramatic Arts
2848 Bloor St. W, Toronto • 416-234-0121 • www.kingswayconservatory.ca Music for You & Your Baby (0-3 yrs) – Early Childhood Musicianship (Eurhythmics/Kodály/Orff, from 3 yrs) – Kingsway Children’s Choir with Drum Circle – Suzuki Violin (from 4 yrs) – Musical, social, emotional, intellectual development through speech, singing, instrument-play, movement.

“Little Voices, Dancing Feet” with Jodie Friesen
416-461-9989 • www.littlevoices.ca Music & Movement. 4 Beaches locations. Qualified, caring teacher with over 15 years experience (Orff, Kodaly & Dalcroze). Age specific, Interactive, Educational and FUN! Start your child on the road to making music an enriching part of their life. Summer Camps. Ages: NB - 10 yrs.

Making Music Together
Leaside, Forest Hill, North Toronto, Annex, Cedarvale, Rosedale and more • 416-833-1231 • www.makingmusictogether.com Music Together® is an internationally celebrated program of Music & Movement for Young Children and the Adults Who Love Them! Songs, chants, movement & instrument play in a relaxed, fun & creative environment! 9 Different Song Collections, 2 new CDs each semester! Birth - 5yrs. Mixed age & infant classes. Sibling discount.

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Martha Hicks School of Ballet

2384 Yonge St, 2nd Fl, Toronto • 416-484-4731 • www.mhsb.ca Energetic, imaginative fun and creative daytime dance classes for pre-school and kindergarten children. Qualified instructors. Warm and personable. Ages 3+. 7 Locations in North Toronto. Check out our website for details. Look for our ad in After School (Dance) section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Music to Grow By
416 668-4284 • www.musictogrowby.ca Age-appropriate Kindermusik classes let infants and toddlers explore music in an unhurried and joyful manner. Warm, enriching and FUN!

Music with Jayne Harvey
905-731-0625 • www.jayneharvey.ca Mommy, Daddy, or Nanny & Me home music circles. Fun, interactive, guitar accompaniment. Baby safe instruments and puppets. Since 1984. CD available.

Music with Kayla
416-917-9035 • www.kaylamusic.ca Interactive, educational, energetic, exciting and entertaining, Kayla’s Music Circles are fun for everyone! Classes available in your home or in your neighbourhood. Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties section. Ages: 3mos-4 years.

Music with Nancy
905-787-8363 • Concerts, School visits, Special Events, Birthday Parties.

Music With Simone
416-450-6391 • Fun, interactive, age appropriate, music classes for kids. In your home. Music, movement & participation. Instruments and props for everyone! ECE trained. • Ages: 4 mos - 4 yrs.

Musica Music School; Music Pups®, & Music for Young Children® Program
88 Laird Drive, Toronto • 416-696-0905 • www.musicamusicschool.com Parent/Baby’s first introduction to the exciting world of music in the Early Childhood MUSIC PUPS® program or, for 3 years and up, in the interactive, keyboard -based MYC® group program. Classes offered 7 days a week. Street parking.

Musical Moments with Sophie Bell
Central Toronto • 416-484-7798 • www.sophiebell.ca An active music curriculum for young children. Learning that captures, cultivates and celebrates a young child's musical expression. • Ages: 6 months - 10 years.

Musical Munchkins Inc.
361 Danforth Ave, Toronto • 416-419-4742 • Musical program for children and parents/caregivers. • Ages: 0-24mos.

North York Suzuki School of Music
15 Lesmill Rd, Unit 6, North York • 416-222-5315 • www.northyork-suzuki.com Dance with your darling, sing with your sweetheart! Offering Toddler sessions of happy, musical exploration for parent and child. Excellent Suzuki preparation. Suzuki instrumental instruction offered as well. • Ages: 1-4yrs.

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Pitter Patter Dance and Music
647-994-5437 (KIDS) • Dance and Music classes from Birth to Kindergarten.

Rainbow Songs Inc
277 Roncesvalles Ave. Unit 2f, Toronto • 416-535-5247 • Music classes for babies and young children.

Riverdale Dance Centre
947 Queen St E, Toronto • 416-465-5200 • Dance, birthday parties, camps and much more! • Ages: 18mos-15yrs.

Sing
Several Mississauga locations • 416-388-8787 • Specializing in Kindermusik and ABC Music & Me, workshops, birthday parties, Sing & Play Dates, summer camps and voice and piano instruction for all ages.
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Sing with Me

Golden Avenue (Dundas @ Bloor St W), Toronto • 416-532-9099 • www.sing-with-me.com Music circles for children 0-4years. Sing, dance and clap along with Soli! Instruments and puppets in a homey setting. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.
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Sugar Beat Music for Children

Bloor West Village • 416-767-5535 • www.sugarbeat.ca Age-appropriate music classes filled with song, instrument play, and creative movement. Classes are run by a caring, highly educated professional, with many years of experience. Twelve week sessions begin in September and January. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 4 months to 6 years.

Tandem Studios
3300 Yonge Street, 4th floor, Toronto • 647-348-4953 • www.tandemstudiostoronto.com Tandem Studio’s extensive dance program offers musical theatre, jazz, tap, ballet, hiphop etc for kids 2.5yrs +; a wide range of fitness classes are held in ‘tandem’ for parents, because your family time is valuable!

Yamaha Music Schools
5075 Yonge St, 10th Fl, Toronto • 416-224-5590 • www.yamaha.ca Yamaha Music Schools offer quality music programs throughout the week: “T42” for 2 year olds; “Music Wonderland” for 3 year olds and the world renowned “Junior Music Course” for 4 and 5 year olds. Open 7 days. • Other Locations: Mississauga, Etobicoke & Markham locations • Ages: 2+.

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You will find the following sub-categories in this section: General ParentStuff; Home Organizers; Moms/Dads Groups; Multiples; Private Kids' Transportation.
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• General Parentstuff
A Savvy Solution
416-617-6466 • www.asavvysolution.ca Too many toys, sports equipment, clothes and shoes cluttering your home? Tired of nagging your children to clean their rooms? Let A Savvy Solution create and implement a plan!

Arbonne International – Kelli Gastis
289-338-0689 • Swiss formulated botanical product line business opportunity.

Babies Best Start
325 Milner Ave, Ste 110, Scarborough • 416-321-5464 • Community home visiting parenting program. Scarborough only.

Cangrands National Kinship
2580 Hartsmere Road, McArthurs Mills • 613-474-0035 • Conference. Grandparents raising grandchildren. Camp. Kinship. Caregivers.

City Parent Newsmagazine
447 Speers Rd, Oakville • 905-842-6591 x228 • www.cityparent.com A valuable source of information for every family; Pick up your free copy each month at libraries, pharmacies, grocery stores, retail and cultural centres. Look for our ad in this section.

Cricko Reptile Food Delivery
416-455-1807 • Conveniently order all your reptile food from the comfort of your home and have it delivered.

Discovery Toys, Wendy Litvak
416-630-0138 • www.discoverytoyslink.com/WendyLitvak Fun; flexible; earn extra $$; replace a full time income! Earn while you train, save $$ on future purchases, enjoy free vacations every year! • Ages: 0-12.

Invest in Kids
416-977-1222 • Supporting and educating parents of young children. • Ages: 0-5yrs.

Jewish Family & Child
4600 Bathurst St, Toronto • 416-638-7800 • www.jfandcs.com Group educational programs on parenting, single and step parenting, stress and anger management, etc. Child protection service. • Other Locations: Downtown Branch 416-961-9344, Promenade Mall in York Region 905-882-2331, Jerome D. Diamond Adolescent Centre 416-482-3023.

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Jewish Family Institute at The Village Shul
1072 Eglinton Ave West, Toronto • 416-785-1107 x204 • www.jewishfamilyinstitute.com. We offer an amazing Mother and Daughter Bat-Mitzvah Program, a wide variety of Parenting Lectures and Workshops, learn to Bake Challah and create a Silk Challah Cover, Join a Friday night Dinner, Holiday Celebrations and Family Hikes. Look for our ad in this section.

Orderly Lives
416-461-8018 • We're the one-stop for all your Home Management needs. • Mon-Sat: 9-6.

ORGANIZE 4 YOU
200 North Service Rd W, Oakville • 905-257-2172 • Offering residential, office/business organization, relocation services.

Organized Zone Inc Professional Organizers
416-665-2165 • We declutter and organize for you. Turn clutter into cash.

PTPA Media Inc.
556 Oster Lane, Unit #2 Concord, Concord • 905-738-1447 • www.ptpamedia.com Parent tested, parent approved products. Look for our ad in the font of the book!

Spot On Organizing
Serving the GTA and surrounding areas • 416-997-0730 • www.spotonorganizing.com Helping individuals and families to create organized, beautiful rooms that function properly. Offering organizing, packing/moving, and staging, consultation or hands-on.

Time Doctor
416-428-5813 • Time management solutions for parents.

UJA Federation - Jewish Information Service of Greater Toronto
4600 Bathurst St, 4th fl, Toronto • 416-635-5600 • www.jewishtoronto.com Everything you need to know about Jewish Toronto - schools, daycares, synagogues and temples, organizations, services and programs.

• Moms/Dads Groups
A Morning Out (AMO), RICHMOND HILL Mom's group
c/o Richmond Hill United Church, 10201 Yonge St, Richmond Hill • 905-883-0907 • Wednesday mornings. Kids have babysitter, mothers relax. • Wed: 9-11.
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BABY & ME FITNESS (est. 1987)

Many locations across the GTA • 416-604-2249 • www.babyandmefitness.com Postpartum with Baby classes: Yoga, Turbo fit, Cardio aqua, Strollerfit, Booty hop, Boot Camp, Pilates & personal training. Dads welcome. Look for our ad in the Parent/Tot section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Breastfeeding Support - Region of Peel
905-799-7700 • www.breastfeedinginpeel.ca Breastfeeding Companions: a mother-to-mother telephone volunteer support program.

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Just Play Dates - online meeting place for moms
905-662-8727 • Free Canada-wide playdate site.

Mommy and Baby Fitness Workout and Play™
Toronto, Thornhill, Richmond Hill, Woodbridge, Markham, London, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton & Milton locations and growing. • 905-770-3400 • www.mommyandbabyfitness.com More than just fitness. Group discussions. Guest speakers. Infant stimulation. • Ages: 6wks-36 mos.

MumNet
416-487-MUMS (6867) • Weekly meetings, exercise and on-site childcare.

North Toronto Moms Group
St Timothy’s Church, 100 Old Orchard Grove, Toronto • 416-488-0079 • Moms group for support, socializing and speakers.
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Orange Dot - Studio for Moms & Growing Families

1640A Avenue Road, Toronto • 416-780-2088 • Spectacular Prenatal & Postnatal Buttkickin' exercise and education. Children’s programs, Summer camp & Birthday Parties! Look for our ad in the Parent/Tot section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

• Multiples
Durham Region Parents Of Multiple Births Association (D.R.POMBA)
PO Box 70607, 1801 Dundas St E, Whitby • 1-888-358-5145 • www.durhamparentsofmultiples.com Supporting parents of twins, triplets and more!

Maxine's Multiple Birth Care
416-668-9957 • www.maxinesmultiplebirthcare.com ECE Specializing in Newborn-Infant care for Twins, Triplets, Quads. Night Care, Preemie care and Higher Order Multiple expertise. Getting Babies to Sleep Through the Night. Call Maxine.

Multiple Births Canada/Naissances multiples Canada
PO Box 432, Wasaga Beach • 1-866-228-8824 or 705-429-0901 • Support for multiple birth families across Canada.

Toronto Parents Of Multiple Births Association (TPOMBA)
Regional Women’s Health Centre, 790 Bay St, 8th Fl, Toronto • 416-760-3944 • www.tpomba.org TPOMBA is a not-for-profit self-help support group for parents of twins, triplets, and more. We are experienced parents ready to lend our experience and tricks of the trade. Social events, clothing & equipment sales, support groups, “Bulletwin” info nights etc.

• Private Kids’ Transportation
Alexander Limousine Service
235 Queen’s Drive, Weston • 416-614-0786 • Limousine carpool packages available. Call Sandy.

Dignity Transportation Inc
50 McIntosh Dr, Ste 110, Markham • 416-398-2222 • Largest accessible fleet. Programs, schools, etc. Seatbelts in all vehicles.

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Kids Safety Transport Inc
647-688-9431 • www.kidssafetytransport.com Only Aurora approved private kids’ transportation service, providing safe, reliable door-to-door transportation for kids to and from school and activities. • Ages: school age & primary.

kidskoolTrans - Transportation for Kids
905-508-1801 • Safe, reliable, person to person transportation for kids to and from school.

Little Peoples Transportation Corp
905-660-4414 • Charter services and school groups for 20+. • Ages: 4+.

Magic Bus Company, The
416-516-7433 or 1-877-856-6610 • www.magicbuscompany.com Toronto’s transporTAINMENT. Magic School Bus themed transportation! Fun, safe, reliable and memorable. Voted Best Bus Company. Be on the bus! Look for our ad in this section.

Royal Taxi Inc - School Transportation Division
620 Wilson Ave, Ste 100, Toronto • 416-785-3322 • www.royaltaxi.ca Reliable & Efficient Child/Student Transportation and with our fleet of almost 500 taxis, school buses, mini vans, and wheelchair vans and growing... Royal will be able to handle any transportation request. Call Jonathan for more information. • Other Locations: Servicing Toronto, Richmond Hill, Markham, Vaughan, Aurora & Newmarket.

Shuttle4kids
416-871-4585 or 705-770-3113 • Safe transportation for children of all ages.

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Photography for Children & Families
e live in a snap-happy environment, with photo cell-phones and digital cameras. While these cameras are excellent for capturing candid moments of individual members, some families cherish a professionally composed photo that includes the whole family, all of the kids, or just a single child. Professional photographers have the ability to capture a special moment in time. They are well schooled in how to deal with the short attention spans of little ones and can usually even make the adults look good! Ask about options for colour, black and white, sepia or even hand colouring. Some will come to your location while others only work in their studio. Portfolios are often online.

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Art & Design by Tara Sinclair Hingco
905-999-4278 • Maternity, baby, family photography. Studio/on location.

Caley Taylor Photography
416-949-4341 • Approaching Portraits in a fun, natural, unobtrusive style creating gorgeous Fine Art Photographs.
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Canadian Entertainers.com

44 Macklin Street, Markham • 416-826-7090 • www.canadianentertainers.com Magicians, Costume Characters, Clowns, Carnival Games, Facepainters, Balloon Animals, Airbrush Temporary Tattoos, Henna Artists, Jugglers, Musicians, DJs, On-Site Photo Printing Photography, Video Services, Party Rentals, Caricature Artists, Cotton Candy Machine, Popcorn Machine, Snow Cone Machine. Look for our ad in the Birthday Party section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Carolyn Nikkanen Photography
1965 Britannia Rd W #208, Mississauga • 647-895-8891 • Models, Actors, Newborns, Maternity, Engagement.

David Beckett Photography
224 Wallace Ave, Ste 42, Toronto • 416-588-8864 • www.beckettphoto.com Children’s specialist. David’s distinctly playful approach has led to his success in capturing the spirit and personalities of his subjects. Superb, handmade museum quality black and white silver gelatin prints. Expect the best. • Visa, Cheque. • By appointment.

Dayian Photography
416-402-6138 • Creating art for your family and children.

Deena's Fotos
416.562.FOTO (3686) • www.deenasfotos.com Deena Feller is a photographer specializing in natural light portraiture. Working on location to capture family's special moments.

Eclipse Photography
416-256-3000 • Creative children’s photography at reasonable prices.

ephotobaby
244 Browns Line, Toronto • 416-566-3541 • A timeless image that captures your many treasured memories.

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ForgetMeNot photography
113 Planter Cres, Woodbridge • 416-889-2598 • Specializing in capturing children’s spontaneity thorough photography.

From The Heart Imagery
2333 Vanessa Drive, Burlington • 905-802-6420 • Photographic artist specializing in newborn and children photography.

Gemini Photography
located in Toronto’s East side for 10 years • 416-737-8075 • Capturing the special character of your newborns, mommy tummies, and ever changing families.

Green Gecko Photography
120 Woodstream Blvd, Unit 4, Woodbridge • 905-265-0009 • www.greengeckophotography.com Dynamic, creative images for your family photographic needs. From maternity and newborns to family groupings. Religious ceremonies to high school senior portraits we document these rites of passages. For more information please visit our website.

Heather Hogan Photography
115A George Street, Oakville • 905-464-2372 • Unique and artistic child and family photographs.

Here’s My Baby! Fine Portraits
10465 Islington Avenue, P.O. Box 838, Kleinburg • 905-893-9292 • www.heresmybaby.ca Specializing in children and family portraits. We create a portrait that captures the uniqueness of your family & child's personality, their traits, and their relationships. Whether they are best seen through our Relationship Black & White Studies or our Classic Colour Studies. • v, M • By appointment.

Horvath Photography
24 Centre St, Thornhill • 905-707-5770 • Award winning creative portraiture.

IrinaPhotography
9 Davis Ave Suite 303, Toronto • 647-477-3995 • Artistic, soulful and creative family photography.

Jennifer Cotman Photography
416-322-6459 • Specializing in fine art portraits of newborn, maternity, children and families.

Julie Broadbent Photography
647-668-4356 • Capturing life's moments through breathtaking images.

Macy Mills Photography
416-250-8782 • Renowned for creating artful, beautiful, lifestyle portraits of children and families.

Molly Crealock Photography
647-339-6691 • Creative, environmentally conscious portrait photography.

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Naturally Beautiful Photography
647-448-9934 • Beautiful family photography in the GTA.

Papa's Photography
1572 Queen St. East Toronto • 416-463-2626 • Affordable Price for Baby photos in Studio.

Paula F Photography
416-636-9466 • “Photography Capturing Life.” Specializing in children and families.

Peter Riedel Photography
44 Struthers St., Toronto • 647-224-7177 • Great contemporary children’s photography.

Photographic Footprints
62 Pinnacle Rd, Scarborough • 647-236-6341 • www.photographicfootprints.com Photographic Footprints provides high quality Family Portrait Photography services and printed portraits that are fun and joyfully memorable for their clients. • Ages: 0+.

Silvershadow Photographic Images
At our location or yours • 1 888 413 7799 or 647-239-7426 • www.silvershadowimages.com EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY - Intimate Award Winning Photography Specializing in Contemporary Portraiture of Children, Family, Prenatal and Newborn - A Stress Free experience - offering Pre/Post Session Consultations - Online Viewing Galleries - Art Deco Framing & Archival Finishing Services. • Ages: newborn - teens.

Steve Stober Photography
659 Mt. Pleasant Rd, near Eglinton Ave. E. • 416-322-6855 • www.stevestober.com Renowned for a spontaneous and intuitive approach, his hand-printed, authentic black and white portraits of children, pregnancy and families succeed in capturing the real spirit and energy of his subjects. Free e-cards on website. • Mon: closed, Tue-Fri: 10-5, Sat: by app’t.

Suzanne Merrett Photography
416 986-5372 • Elegant, dramatic, fine art portraits. Pregnancy to family.

Tara Graham, Photographer
905-995-6759 • Durham region newborn, child and family photographer.

Tiny Toes Photos
905-259-4842 • Unique Infant, Child, Family and Maternity Photography.

Vanessa Garrison Photography
647.995.7312 • Documentary family lifestyle photography in the GTA.

Vanessa Jeakins Photography
326 Carlaw Avenue, Unit 111, Toronto • 416-471-8392 • Family and children photography in the GTA.

Welcome Aboard Photography Studio
1715 Lakeshore Rd West, Studio 103, Clarkson Village, Mississauga • 905-855-8905 • Cherished timeless children & family & cottage portraiture. • Ages: 3 days+.

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Play Equipment

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lay equipment may be expensive, but our children have spent hours swinging, sliding and hanging from our equipment and we have even been able to add components to the systems as they got older. Consider asking family and friends to contribute to a set in lieu of birthday and holiday presents for a year, and trust us, your kids will never miss the gifts they didn't get! Don't forget though, no matter how old your children, they still need supervision on play equipment.
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Bosman Home Front Outdoor Structures
6770 Wellington Rd 109, RR 1, Palmerston • 877-343-3456 or 519-343-3456 • www.bosman.ca Quality crafted option-friendly wooden play sets and playhouses. Creative design, exceptional value, easy installation. Play sets made from premium grade lumber milled & rounded for a smooth surface with molded plastic slides & swings. Do it yourself or we install.

Everplay Installation Inc
18 Automatic Road Unit 12, Brampton • 416-410-3056 • www.everplay.com Play and recreation surfaces exceeding CSA requirements. 5 yr warranty & 3 yr warranty extension for total of 8 years available. Pigmented terra-cotta or green. Colored EPDM available.

High Peaks Playground Construction
2737 Keele St, Unit 909, North York • 416-242-4423 • Custom building with pressure treated wood or cedar.
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Rainbow Play Systems of Ontario

28 Fulton Way, Unit 7, Richmond Hill • 905-886-0306 • www.playrainbow.ca Rainbow is your best choice for residential backyard playgrounds; big or small, we have them all! No appointment necessary, visit our showrooms today. Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Other Locations: Mississauga 905-795-3999.

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oth teachers and parent councils tell us they find Help! useful in organizing everything from hot lunch programs to school fun fairs.

The section has companies that will come to your school at lunch or after school for an extended period (every week all term) as well as curriculum based programming which is appropriate for a one time special event or seminar. Some companies do larger scale shows that are great for fairs, end of year parties, or other special days. When planning school excursions, don't forget that many companies only list in one category so be sure to check the Attractions/Family Outings, Amusement Centres, Fun for Free and even birthday party places sections for other ideas. Finally, almost all schools and daycares have at least one annual fundraising program in place. Hot lunch programs can raise money as well as provide meals for schools with no in-house cafeteria. You will find the following sub-categories in this section: After School & Lunchtime Programs; Educational Workshops & Special Event Programming; Field Trips; Fundraising & Hot Lunch Programs
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• After School & Lunch Time Programs
A Yoga Rocks Class
Main Street Cardio Studio - 21 Swanwick Ave, Toronto • 647-342-8600 or 905-220-4863 • In-school and after-school programs. A playful approach to Yoga. • Ages: 4 - 9 and teens 10-15.
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Animals with Whimz

We come to you • 416-656-7894 • www.whimzonline.com Featuring Small Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Bug & Birds - from rabbits, hedgehogs and chinchillas to lizards, toads and snakes! Hands-on, interactive, educational fun! Designed to Life Sciences Curriculum. We come to your location. Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 1-16.

Arts Express
416-239-3093 • www.ArtsExpress.ca Dynamic in-school lunchtime or after school arts programming. Creating a safe and comfortable environment where children explore their imaginations and build self-confidence.
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Bugs Without Borders

416-788-4542 • www.bugswithoutborders.com Interactive & exciting presentations with our ‘menagerie of wildlife’. Ontario Curriculum based. Look for our ads in the Camp and Birthday sections. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: SK-Gr. 8.

Cousin Molly's Music Shows & Classes for Kids!
ltpassion@hotmail.com • 905-846-1598 • www.cousinmolly.com Cousin Molly's music presentations are geared to your group. Ages 1-12. Shows or regular classes. Ages 1-6 ...songs, stories, props, instruments. Gr. 1-7 Instrument Presentations. Educational and fun!

Creature Quest Inc.
416 554 1940 • Calling all parties and schools ... it's time to explore the animal Kingdom! Select from OVER 50 AMAZING ANIMALS including reptiles, mammals, amphibians and birds. Informative, interactive and entertaining it’s an exciting choice for everyone. Customized and pre-made loot bags with animal themes. • Ages: 3+.
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416-239-6047 • www.thekidsfunfactory.com Team oriented, hands on after school Adventures in Science, DesignTech, and the Arts. Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties that come to you section. See coupon section for valuable savings.
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Mad Science

1170 Sheppard Ave W, Unit 14, Toronto • 416-630-5282 • www.madscience.org/toronto After school and lunch time programs. Lasers, rocketry, slime, chemical magic and tons more! Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 5-12.

PLASP Child Care Services
HO 121 Brunel Rd, Mississauga • 905-890-1711 • www.plasp.com FUN programs Before School – starting 7:30 a.m., breakfast served daily; After School until 6:00 p.m.; Lunch and P.A. Days. Ages 6-12.

Super Science
905-479-4459 • www.supersciencetoronto.com Quality after school and lunch time programs. Hair raising demonstrations, chemical reactions, potions, and oozing slime are just the beginning. Ages 5-12.

TenTen Tennis Program
At your School, Community Centre or Summer Day Camp • 905-771-7511 • www.tententennis.com Tennis made easy. An active, dynamic & progressive indoor mini-tennis program that teaches the fundamentals of tennis in an entertaining, easy to learn way. Available at schools & community centres. • Ages: 3-12.

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A Nature Visit: Nature & Animal Presentations
435 Watson Ave, Oakville • 905-844-9152 • Earth and Life Science curriculum based workshops.

Cousin Molly's Music Shows & Classes for Kids!
ltpassion@hotmail.com • 905-846-1598 • www.cousinmolly.com Fun music Shows for Ages 1-12 & Family Audiences. Shows, events or regular classes. Songs, Stories, Puppets, Props, Instruments and more. Cousin Molly is an experienced and talented entertainer and music educator!
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Creepy Crawlers Express Educational Presentations

1 Promenade Circle, PO Box 943, Thornhill • 416-456-0262 • www.creepycrawlers.ca Hands-On interactive presentations for students daycare to grade 9. Curriculum based and age appropriate. Choose from Bugs/Reptiles/Science/Furry Friends and more! Look for our ad in the Birthday party section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Etobicoke Humane Society
1500 Royal York Rd, Suite E, 2nd Floor, Etobicoke • 416-249-6100 • Free humane education workshops including bite prevention and pet care.

Judi The Manners Lady
1-866-Ask-Judi • Canada’s #1 Family Entertainer... She Makes Manners Fun!

Living Rhythm
647-444-DRUM (3786) • www.livingrhythm.ca Interactive rhythm-based events and workshops for children and teachers. Curriculum-based. Drums and percussion instruments provided.

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MESSY HANDS Art Bus & Studio
2501 Rutherford Rd, Unit 27, Bldg B, Vaughan • 905-303-MESS (6377) • www.messyhands.com Get messy! Get inspired! During school and Afterschool ART program. Complies with the Ontario Art Curriculum. We park the ART BUS at YOUR school! Drawing, painting, sculpture or multimedia. Professional art instruction combines learning and fun! • Ages: 3-12.

Music with Kayla
416-917-9035 • www.kaylamusic.ca Kayla – one of Ontario’s premier children’s entertainers – is available to perform at your next program or community event! Interactive, educational and fun! Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties section. • Ages: 1-6 years.

Mystic Drumz
416-638-5949 • www.mysticdrumz.com Interactive, power-packed jam session. Over 60 percussion instruments. Schools, Daycares & Special Events. Teachers resource package with 20 lesson plans available. • Ages: 4+.

Nikki Goldman
416-488-6550 • www.nikkigoldman.com Nikki Goldman is a trained art therapist who also offers a variety of art based programs all over Toronto.

Performance Skating Schools Inc
905-447-4055 • Learn & improve your skating skills. Custom programs for private schools and Montessori. • Ages: JK-Gr8.

Scientists in School
92 Church St S, Suite 103, Ajax • 905-426-3434 • 1/2 day interactive science workshop for elementary schools. • Ages: k-gr8.

Spirit of Math® Schools
Available at schools throughout the GTA - To book your workshop contact • (416) 223-1985 ext. 122 • www.spiritofmath.com/workshops.html Our 1-hour Neuron Tickler workshops will excite your class with a truly engaging mathematical experience. Available for grades 1 - 8. • Ages: 5-13.

Stories & Music From Around the World
416-652-9403 • www.JamesFunnyhat.com Children love these captivating, interactive performances with Music, Stories and Theatrical games. Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties section.

Teaching Awareness Through Puppetry
468 Queen St. E., Suite 210, Toronto • 416-964-9095 • Disability awareness puppet show that teaches children about accepting differences in others. Lively and entertaining show. • Ages: 5-12.

Tom’s Amazing Cats
416-347-1153 • 14 different curriculum based shows ranging from Alphabet Show to Too Much Garbage. Look for our ad in the Birthday Party section.

Robert Davis Kids Music and Comedy Show
416-253-4474 • Wonderful Kid’s songs and fun comedy props.

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• Field Trips
Downsview Park
35 Carl Hall Rd, Toronto • 416-952-2222 • Learn through hands-on activities. Look for our ad in the Attractions & Family Outings Section.

Lionel’s Pony Farm & Petting Zoo
11714 McCowan Rd, Stouffville • 905-640-7669 • Introduce children to the culture, products and lifestyles of the farming community.

Magic Hill Farm
13953 Ninth Line, Stouffville • 905-640-2347 • Hayrides, Bunny Town, Giants Playground, Huge Sand Pit Climb and more!

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
Exhibition Place, Toronto • 416-260-1234 • Feast on a four course medieval banquet while watching 6 brave knights on stallions. Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties section.

MESSY HANDS Art Bus & Studio
2501 Rutherford Rd, Unit 27, Bldg B, Vaughan • 905-303-MESS (6377) • www.messyhands.com Get messy! Get inspired! Drawing, painting, sculpture or multimedia on our indoor ART BUS! Ontario curriculum followed. • Ages: 3 -12.

National Film Board of Canada - Mediatheque
150 John Street (at Richmond - Osgoode Subway), Toronto • 416-973-3012 • Groups make their own films using professional techniques in hands-on workshops. • Ages: 3-16.

Toronto Fire Services Fire Station Tours
Toronto Fire Services Headquarters 4330 Dufferin Street, Toronto • 416-338-9338 • fire@toronto.ca Fire station tours are available by reservation for any Toronto area fire stations. Please book in advance. • Ages: 6+.

Toronto Police Museum & Discovery Centre
Located in Police Headquarters, 40 College St, Toronto • 416-808-7020 • www.TorontoPolice.on.ca 3,000 square feet in the atrium at Police Headquarters building, the Museum reflects the rich tradition and history of policing in our great city - interesting interactive displays dedicated to expanding the community’s understanding of policing in Toronto. Free admission.

• Fundraising & Hot Lunch Programs
Bargains Group Ltd
890 Caledonia Rd, Toronto • 416-785-5655 • Over 4000 items at up to 80% off. www.bargainsgroup.com • Ages: Newborn+.

Discovery Toys, Wendy Litvak
416-630-0138 • Receive free resources through reading programs and toyraisers. • Ages: 0-12.

Kiwanis Club of North York
Bayview Country Club, 25 Fairway Heights Drive, Thornhill • 416-492-3223 • Dedicated to helping children in our community & around the world.

Real Food for Real Kids
416-410-KIDS (5437) • Chemical free hot lunches in daycares and schools.

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his section is not at all comprehensive but it does provide a starting point for a parent who is looking for resources or contacts for local special needs organizations. We also include schools that specialize in dealing with special children and sports and activities that can teach these children valuable skills in a fun environment. We have separated the ADD/ADHD and Autism sections for easier access. It is recommended that all children have their hearing tested as early intervention is vital. For additional information, call the Ontario Speech and Language Association (OSLA) at (416) 920-0361 or online www.osla.on.ca, which can provide a referral to a registered therapist in private practice in your area, or the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario www.caslpo.com. You will find the following sub-categories in this section: ADD/ADHD; Autism Spectrum Disorders; Special Needs Camps; Special Needs General; Special Needs Sports; Speech & Hearing
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ADD Centre

905-803-8066 or 416-488-2233 • www.addcentre.com Improve grades! Improve self-esteem! The ADD Centre combines instruction in thinking skills with computerized EEG training (Neurofeedback) to empower students to improve their attention span, concentration & school performance. Also effective with Asperger’s. Director is Dr. Lynda Thompson, co-author with Dr. Sears of The A.D.D. Book. Look for our ad in the Education: Tutoring & Enrichment section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Mon-Fri: 9:30-9, Sat-Sun: 9-5.

Scholes, Michelle, Dr
1118 Centre St, Unit 205, Thornhill • 905-907-9998 • Specializing in children with ADHD and their families. • Ages: 4-16.

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Aisling Discoveries Child & Family Centre
325 Milner Ave, Ste 110, Scarborough • 416-321-5464 • Supporting children & families with emotional, behavioral and social problems. • Ages: NB-12.

Aspergers Society of Ontario
416-651-4037 • www.aspergers.ca Providing education, resources and support to families affected by AS.

Autism Acceptance Project, The
www.taaproject.com Dedicated to promoting acceptance of & accommodations for autistic people in society. An autism organization that encourages discourse about understanding autism, inclusion, stigma regarding disability/autism through lectures, writings, art installations, film etc. We promote the work of autistic individuals.

Autism Children’s Intervention Services
8171 Yonge St, Ste 226, Thornhill • 416-219-2316 • www.aciscanada.com Infant, Preschool and school aged child development & IBI programs, Speech, OT, social skills, summer/winter camp for kids with developmental & learning disabilities (Autism, GDD, LD, ADD, communication delays/disorders). • Ages: 0-15 yrs.

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Autism Ontario
416-266-6448 • www.autismontario.com Autism Ontario-Toronto Chapter. Help support hope and experience with ASD.

Beyond The Spectrum ASD Intervention Services
647-831-2840 • One on one private intensive behavioural interventions. Individualized treatment programs.

C.H.I.L.D. Neurodevelopmental Treatment Cente
9401 Jane St, Ste 305, Vaughan • 905-417-3111 • Learning center, social skills groups, summer/winter camp, etc for children with Neurodevelopmental disabilities. • Ages: 0-15yrs.

Centre for autism, remediation and education Ltd.
416-828-1736 • IBI home based provider.

Discovery Toys, Wendy Litvak
416-630-0138 • Engage autistic children with sensory products. • Ages: 0-12.

Geneva Centre for Autism
112 Merton St, Toronto • 416-322-7877 • www.autism.net Parent education & support. Direct service for children and adults. • Ages: 2-30.

Hyperbaric Oxygen for Autism
55 Port Street East, Mississauga • 905-274-2032 • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for children with Autism.

Kids CAN Social Centre for Children with Autism & Asperger's Syndrome
155 Queen Street E, Mississauga • 905-486-1035 • We offer year-round social skills and academic programs.

Ontario Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Centre
136B Cartwright Ave, Toronto • 416-789-6248 • Specialized in treating autism and neurological disorders.

Surrey Place Centre
2 Surrey Place, Toronto • 416-925-5141 • We support people with developmental disabilities.

Yes I Can! Nursery School
100 Ranleigh Avenue, Toronto • 416-486-4911 • www.yesicannurseryschool.com We welcome preschoolers with language delays and Autism. Specialty classes of all levels designed to nurture and foster social communication. Opportunity to practice the developing social skills in the integrated preschool with neighbourhood children. • Other Locations: Yonge & St. Clair.

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Camp Awakening Inc
150 Eglinton Ave E #204, Toronto • 416-487-8400 • www.campawakening.com Outdoor recreation for youth with physical disabilities. Become more independent, acquire new skills, enjoy friendships and fun! • Ages: 8-18 yrs.

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Camp Kirk- “Working to Raise Self-Esteem”
416-782-3310 • Camp Kirk is a small and friendly co-ed residential summer camp for children with special needs. • Ages: 6-13.

Camp Kodiak
4069 Pheasant Run, Mississauga • 905-569-7595 or 1-(877) 569-7595 • Children & teens with ADHD, LD, NLD & AS.

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Exceptional Learning Centre
520 Westney Rd S, Ste 1 & 2, Ajax • 905-686-4800 • Education, behaviour therapy and SLP, Camps and Social Skills.

Kids Can Do Therapy
456 College Street, Suite 406, Toronto • 416.843.9950 • Occupational therapy assessment, treatment, consultation, home/school.

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About Face International
123 Edward St, Ste 1003, Toronto • 416-597-2229 • www.aboutface.ca Support and information network for people with facial differences.

ARCH Disability Law Centre
425 Bloor St E, Ste 110, Toronto • 416-482-8255 • Community legal clinic for persons with disabilities.

Assessment, Counselling & Coaching Centre, The; Dr. S. Jane Margles
29 Alvin Ave, Toronto • 416-428-1600 • Counselling and coaching for optimal performance. Psycho-educational assessments.

Bloorview Kids Rehab
150 Kilgour Road, Toronto • 416-425-6220 • www.bloorviewkidsrehab.ca Serving people with disabilities and special needs. Rehab & respite services. • Ages: 0-18.

Butterfly Paediatric Therapy
2601 Mathesone Blvd. East, Unit 29, Mississauga • 905-206-0300 • Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Language Pathology.

Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation- Toronto and District Chapter
2 Carlton St Unit 817, Toronto • 416-932-3900 • www.ccfftoronto.ca Fighting to end cystic fibrosis in our lifetime.

Canadian Medek Centre TM
603 Clark Avenue West, Unit 23, Thornhill • 905-886 0272 • Physiotherapy specializing in infants and children. • Ages: newborn - 6.

CNIB (formerly Canadian National Institute For The Blind)
1929 Bayview Ave, North York • 416-486-2500 • www.cnib.ca Counselling & referral, independent living skills training, orientation & mobility, low vision services, consumer products, career development, library services. Early intervention (ages 0-6) and services/activities for children. Visit our Parents’ Message Board to share information: www.cnib.ca/pmb.
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Contemporary Care Solutions
20 Black Creek Blvd, Toronto • 416-760-7232 • After school programs for special needs. Activity workshop. • Ages: 7+.

Down Syndrome Association of Toronto
40 Wynford Dr. Suite 303, Toronto • 416-966-0990 • www.dsat.ca DSAT is a charitable, nonprofit organization. We provide information, programs and mini-conferences.

DramaWay
416-614-1078 x3 • Drama classes catering to individuals with special needs. • Ages: 9+.

Easter Seals Ontario
1 Concorde Gate, Ste 700, Toronto • 416-421-8377 or 1-800-668-6252 • www.easterseals.org Services/camp for youth with physical disabilities. • Ages: 0-18yrs.

ErinoakKids Centre for Treament & Development
2277 South Millway, Mississauga • 905-820-7111 • Rehabilitation centre for children with physical disabilities. • Ages: 0-19.

Extend-A-Family
200-3300 Yonge St, Toronto • 416-484-1317 • Building relationships for children with disabilities, Toronto.

Family Day Care Services
155 Gordon Baker Rd, Ste 400, Toronto • 416-922-3434 or 1-800-263-9703 • Family style childcare for your special needs child, infants to 18 years. Subsidy available. Since 1851. Look for our ad in the Childcare section.

Flaghouse
235 Yorkland Blvd Suite 105, Toronto • 416-495-8262 • Extending new possibilities to every special child.

Freedex
416-742-2310 • Special needs Trikes. No step over. • Ages: 4+.

Jennifer MacEachern-Paediatric Physiotherapy
873 Gorham St, Newmarket • 416-879-9096 • Paediatric physiotherapy. In clinic or in home.

Kids FUNction (Cyril Rehab)
Serving the GTA • 416-995-6237 (Nadine) • www.kidsfunction.com Occupational Therapy offered to children with varying levels of difficulty with e.g. Motor Milestones (MEDEK), Writing, Organization, Sensory Integration, Life Skills and Attention. Therapists see children in their own environment (school, home and/or daycare) or in an office setting. (Information disponible aussi en français.) • Ages: 0-19yrs.

Kortright Centre For Conservation
9550 Pine Valley Dr, Woodbridge • 905-832-2289 • www.kortright.org Guided nature walks for special needs groups. Scenic, hard surface, flat pathways. Barrier free facilities washroom, gift shop, cafe. To book call 416-667-6299 ext. 3.

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Learning Disabilities Association Of Ontario
365 Bloor St E, Ste 1004, Toronto • 416-929-4311 • www.LDAO.ca Information/referral for persons with learning disabilities and families. Local chapters across Ontario. Visit us online for the one nearest you. • Ages: Preschool+.

Listening Centre, the
599 Markham St, Toronto • 416-588-4136 • www.listeningcentre.com Listening training to facilitate communication, language and learning. Recommended for children with learning or developmental issues such as learning disabilities, ADD, ADHD, CAPD and Autism Spectrum Disorders. • Mon-Fri: 11:00-7.

Muscular Dystrophy Canada
2345 Yonge St #901, Toronto • 1-866-687-2538 • www.muscle.ca MDAC provides equipment funding, support and information to people with neuromuscular disorders.

Natalie Orenchuk Msw. Rsw. Bsw. B.A. Solving all Child Issues
93 Castlewood Rd, Toronto • 416-480-2150 or 647-201-2150 • www.brightgiftedrapidlearners.com Emotionally intense/sensitive children/adolescents. L.D. ADD Aspergers, autism etc. Expert in: GIFTED, Special Needs, LD, ADHD, Behaviour Problems, Anger, Depression, Sleeping problems, Phobias, Stress, School consultations. Treatment Sessions.

Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy
1630 Lawrence Ave W, Ste 104, Toronto • 416-244-9686 • A support, information and referral service which includes cerebral palsy information packages, videos, books, tapes and workshops for families.

Paediatric Physiotherapy Associates
At our clinic in Vairiety Village or in your home • 416-358-1382 • www.paediatricphysiotherapy.com Private physiotherapy services: clinic (Variety Village in Scarborough) or home, children 0-18 years. Toronto plus limited coverage in Mississauga, Markham and Richmond Hill. Experience includes neurodevelopmental disabilities, motor delay, orthopaedic, chest and post surgical rehabilitation.

Play Haven
100 Ranleigh Avenue, Toronto • 416-486-4911 • Offering a free Friday morning Parent & Child playgroup specific to youngsters who are medically fragile. Ages: 3 mos. - 5 yrs.

respiteservices.com
112 Merton Street, Toronto • 416-322-6317 • www.respiteservices.com One stop shopping for respite services in Toronto. For children with Autism, developmental and physical disabilities.

Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario
555 Richmond St W, PO Box 103, Ste 1006, Toronto • 1-800-387-1575 • To build awareness & drive education, research, support, care & advocacy. To improve the quality of life of those with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus.

Universal Motion
120 St Regis Crescent S., Toronto • 416-398-4255 • www.universalmotion.com For over 10 years, Universal Motion has come to represent the 'solution' for those of us living with mobility challenges. We offer a variety of conversions to make vehicle accessibility easier for physically challenged individuals. Transport Canada approved. • Mon-Fri: 8-6.

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York Paediatric Therapy Services Inc
10520 Yonge Street, Unit 21, Richmond Hill • 905-737-9680 • www.yorkpaediatrics.com Providing Occupational and Physical therapy assessment & treatment for children experiencing developmental, sensory and learning difficulties. Therapies include Handwriting, Medek, Sensory Integration, and Neurodevelopmental Therapy. Open 6 days. • Ages: Newborn-14.

• Special Needs Sports
Community Association For Riding For The Disabled (CARD)
4777 Dufferin St, Toronto • 416-667-8600 • www.card.ca CARD promotes therapy and rehabilitation for people with physical and developmental disabilities through horseback riding. Horse provides stimulus by creating a changed therapeutic and social environment. Camp too! • Ages: 4+.

Horses of Course
416-691-8554 • Riding programs for kids. Adaptive sessions available for kids with special needs. • Ages: 4+.

ParaSport Ontario (formely Paralympics Ontario)
3 Concorde Gate Suite 104, Toronto • 416-426-7187 • Sports Programs for athletes with physical disabilities. Wheelchair accessible.

Special Olympics Ontario
18 Wynford Dr, Ste 300, Toronto • 416-447-8326 • www.osoinc.com Year round sports training and competition for people who have an intellectual disability. Sixteen official sports...become involved...join in and have fun! Toll free (888) 333-5515. • Ages: 8+.

The Exhibition Therapeutic Riding Academy
Exhibition Place, Toronto • 416-599-4044 • www.horsepalace.ca The Exhibition Therapeutic Riding Academy (ExTRA) offers therapeutic riding lessons to children and adults with physical and/or cognitive impairments. • Ages: 8+ • Mon-Fri: 1-5.

Variety Village
3701 Danforth Ave, Toronto • 416- 699-7167 • www.varietyontario.com An integrated sports facility where the priority group is youths with disabilities. Adapted physical education and aquatics programs offered daily. • Ages: 4+.

Windreach Farm
312 Townline Rd, Ashburn • 905-655-5827 • www.windreachfarm.org An accessible farming environment and nature interpretation centre. Our mission is to enrich the lives of persons with special needs and different abilities by providing opportunities to enjoy experiences in nature and to share these experiences with family and friends. Day visits by appointments. Overnight accommodations available. Therapeutic riding also available.

Yoga 4 Kids
416-532-5988 • Private yoga therapy sessions for children with special needs available.

• Speech & Hearing
Aaron Low - Speech Pathologist
200 St Clair Ave W, Suite 404, Toronto • 416-922-0070 x3 • Voice, singing, nodules, hoarseness, autism.

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Bob Rumball Centre for the Deaf - Parent-Infant Program
2395 Bayview Ave, North York • 416-449-9651 x105 or 416-449-2728 TTY • www.bobrumball.org Drop in program for deaf/hard of hearing children and their parents. • Ages: 0-6yrs.

Bob Rumball Centre for the Deaf -Rumball Early Education Centre
2395 Bayview Ave, North York • 416-449-9651 or 416-449-8859 TTY • www.bobrumball.org Childcare for deaf children and hearing children. Open all year round including summer. Qualified ECE staff. Warm and friendly environment. Subsidy available. Communication in ASL/English. • Ages: 2.5-5yrs Mon-Fri: 7am-6pm.

Bresgi, Ros: Speech Language Pathologist
140 Willowbrook Road, Thornhill • 905-731-0099 • Speech-Language Pathologist - registered: children/adults.

Clearly Speaking
491 Eglinton Avenue West, 2nd floor, Toronto • 416-410-8255 (Talk) • Paediatric speech-language pathology assessment and treatment services. Hanen Centre certified.

Elena Fours Speech Language Services
32 Chardonnay Dr, Thornhill • 416-498-5006 • Provide speech services for children with articulation difficulties, language delay, autism, stuttering, and learning disabilities.

Helen Turk Speech Clinic: Paediatric Services
1333 Sheppard Ave E, Ste 338, Toronto • 416-499-2939 • Assessment and treatment of childhood speech and language disorders including articulation/phonology, language, and fluency/stuttering. Hanen certified. Over 20 years of clinical experience.

Karen Halpern, Ed.D, Speech & Language Pathologist, Reg. CASLPO
416-787-2882 • Developing your child’s speech, language, reading, writing and thinking skills in a fun, play-oriented environment. Parent involvement in all sessions.

Lila Isaacson: Speech-Language Pathologist
73 Warren Rd, North York • 416-928-9229 • Developmental consultant servicing children aged 0-6.

Markham Hearing Centre
Box Grove Med. Arts Ctr, 110 Copper Creek Dr, Ste 105, Markham • 905-471-4479 • Hearing testing and hearing aids sale and service in Markham & surrounding areas.

Sharon Cherniak: Speech - Language Services
333 Sheppard Ave E, Ste 206, North York • 416-221-1459 • Assessment and treatment for children with speech and language difficulties.

Toronto Audiology Associates
803-240 Duncan Mill Rd, Toronto • 416-331-9888 • Comprehensive audiology services for children and adults.

Voice for Hearing Impaired Children
161 Eglinton Ave E, Ste 704, Toronto • 416-487-7719 • www.voicefordeafkids.com Providing services for deaf children learning to listen and speak.

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here are no downsides that we are aware of to having your children participate in recreational sports. Not only is any activity vital in this age of childhood obesity, but the camaraderie and team support found in sport is wonderful for children of any ability. If your children happen to find a sport that they love for a lifetime, that is even better! The site www.Sportalliance.com <http://www.Sportalliance.com> is a great place to find sports contacts for your kids. Under “Contact us” click on the “Sport and Rec Organizations” link for list of the associations for every sport you have heard of and some you haven't! We suggest that this be the starting point for anyone looking to find teams or coaches for their child. One other thing, the Government of Canada now allows a non-refundable children's fitness tax credit on eligible amounts of up to $500 paid by parents to register a child in an eligible program of physical activity. You can find out more about this credit by going to the government site www.cra-arc.gc.ca/fitness/#Top or click on the link on the bottom right corner of the sport alliance page.

You will find the following sub-categories in this section: Fitness for Kids; General Sports & Multi-Sport Centres; Golf & Tennis; Gymnastics, Trampoline & Circus Arts; Horseback Riding Lessons & Trails; Martial Arts; Skating & Hockey; Ski/Snowboard Lessons, Centres & Resorts; Soccer & Baseball; Swimming
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• Fitness for Kids
Axe Capoeira
1069 St Clair Ave W, Toronto • 647-340-2293 • Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art which combines music, dance and acrobatics. Ages 3-5, 5-12.

Bulldog Interactive Fitness
109 Vanderhoof Avenue, Toronto • 416-291-2245 • Youth Fitness! Kids race on PS2 Game Bikes, dance on DDR Dance Machines, climb Mount Everest, play games in the Gym & more!

Fitness 4 Success Inc
10 Westcreek Dr., Unit 17, Vaughan • 905-850-2008 • Interactive fitness for adults and kids of all ages.

LimiKids
4400 Dufferin St, Unit A6 #5, Toronto • 416-845-5439 or 1-888-645-1337 • www.limikids.com Install a children’s indoor sport gym in your home. Rings, horizontal bar, metal ladder, rope ladder, climbing rope, trapeze and more! Active and fun! • Ages: 3-12.

Tri Kids Triathlon Series
905-582-4633 • A swim, bike, run event where everyone wins!

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951 Alness St , Toronto • 416-650-5060 • Athletic programs to help promote active living and team building. Look for our ad in the camp section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 2-12 yrs.

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Boulderz Climbing Centre
1444 Dupont St. Unit #16, Toronto • 416-516-6666 • Competitive, recreational & drop-in programs, all ages!

CJ Skateboard Park & School
60 Horner Avenue, Etobicoke • 416-259-6888 • Canada's largest indoor skateboard park. Offering camps, classes and private coaching. Nonprofit.

Downsview Park Sports Centre
75 Carl Hall Rd, Downsview • 416-638-8478 • www.downsviewpark.ca Indoor beach volleyball, soccer, ball hockey, basketball, go-karting, circus arts, rock wall climbing, skateboarding, outdoor sports fields, restaurant and snack bar. Leagues, parties, rentals and events. Look for our ad in the Attractions & Family Outings Section.

Elite Basketball Weekly Lessons
905-326-9214 • www.elitecamps.com Elite Camps offers young athletes of all levels the opportunity to improve their basketball skills. Our weekly lessons are taught by experienced instructors and focus on individual skill development to help athletes learn what they need to know to take their game to the next level. Established 1999. • Other Locations: Toronto, Richmond Hill, Thornhill, Newmarket, Etobicoke & GTA. • Ages: 7-16.

Gary Durrant Basketball
416-889-7373 • www.garydurrant.com House league and instructional basketball clinics by ex-professional player and former NCAA Slam Dunk Champion! GTA daycamp and programs & London overnight camp. Boys and girls 5-17. Fundamentals, team play & individual development. Rep teams. 1-on-1 training. Day or overnight summer camp programs too.

HoopDome
75 Carl Hall Rd, Toronto • 416-633-HOOP (4667) • Canada's first multi-court basketball only facility. • Ages: 7+.

Judy's Group Fitness Inc
333 Wilson Avenue, lower level two, Toronto • 416-398-3131 • The cardio kick boxing studio for tweens to adults.

My Fencing Club
1443 Bathurst St, Toronto • 647-258-2738 • Fencing club for youth 6-16 yrs.
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North Beach Indoor Volleyball Academy

74 Railside Rd, North York • 416-446-0777 • www.northbeachvolleyball.com We offer fun and exhilarating sports on and off the sand. Beach Volleyball, beach soccer, dodgeball, and novice rock climbing for all age groups. Look for our ad in the Birthday Party and Camp sections. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 4+.

Ontario Badminton Association
416-426-7195 • Come play competitively or play for fun! • Ages: 8+. • Mon-Fri: 9-5.

Play It Again Sports
5863 Yonge St, North York • 416-222-5713 • Buy, Sell, Trade - New & Used Sports Equipment. • Ages: 3+.

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Sportball
1-877-678-5437 • Non-competitive sports for children. • Ages: 16mos - 10years.

Toronto Fencing Club
67B Lesmill Road, Toronto • 416-384-1200 • www.tfc.on.ca Fun, safe and great exercise! Classes for beginners (equipment provided) to high performance training. Private and group. Camps. • Ages: 9-90.

Toronto Flag Football League
416-366-TFFL (8335) • www.torontoflagfootball.com Toronto's One and Only Flag Football Experience! Fun, safe, exciting non-stop football action. Trained coaches & referees at every game. Spring sessions. 8 weeks. Includes games, practices and exciting playoffs! Please see our website for details. Ages 9-16.

Toronto Kids Sports Club
416-573-5992 • www.torontokidssportsclub.com TKSC works with girls and boys of all athletic abilities including those with special needs. We offer a variety of sports, including soccer, hockey, baseball and basketball, along with many sports related activities. Call now for more information and to sign up!

Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation; Sports Programs
416-392-1111 • www.toronto.ca/parks Community centres, fitness and aquatic centres, arenas, tennis courts, golf courses, children’s water play areas, outdoor pools, skating rinks, parks, ski hills, camps, gardens and more!

Wheel Excitement Inc
249 Queens Quay West, Unit 110, Toronto • 416-260-9000 • Sports equipment rentals. Rollerblades, bikes, scooters and more.

• Golf & Tennis
Carrickmacross Golf Centre
2480 Kirby Rd., Maple • 905-303-1223 • 18 hole par 3, junior golf camp.

Cider House Golf
6275 Liberty St N, Bowmanville • 905-263-2396 • Kids Golf FREE with Paying Adults.

GoGolf
905-771-7511 • www.gogolfprogram.com Ideal introduction to the exciting world of golf. Fun and easy to learn. Lays the foundation for proper technique and form. Structured drills, exercises and games.
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Lytton Park Tennis Camps

Avenue & Lawrence, Bloor West Village, Yonge & Sheppard, Toronto • 416-575-5719 • www.lyttonparktennis.com Spring, Summer, Fall & Winter Tennis Lessons and Camps. Give your child a fun way to stay healthy with the lifelong sport of tennis! Certified Tennis Instructors with exceptional teaching ability. Small instructor to student ratio. Beginner to Advanced. Look for our ad in the Camp section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 4-16.

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416-821-5555 • Have fun and learn Tennis at the same time. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon for valuable savings.

Tennis Everyone
905-608-9391 • Tennis programs for all ages and levels.

Valley Tennis Club
Yonge & York Mills, Toronto • 416-440-0645 (April-Oct) • Outdoor summer club. Children’s programs & summer camps. Professional coaches.

• Gymnastics,Trampoline & Circus Acts
Cheerforce All-Star Cheerleading
595A Speers Rd, Oakville, Ont, L6K 2G4 • 905-844-4884 • www.cheerforcewolfpack.com Be a cheerleader! Train with Canada's premier competitive cheerleading program! Recreation, tumbling, camps & birthday parties also available. • Other Locations: Oakville, Hamilton, Georgetown, Midland.

airborne trampoline
3 locations: Woodbridge 905-850-8477, Mississauga 905-828-2412, Newmarket 905-836-9091 • Classes, March break & summer camps. Competitive team training & Birthdays. Look for our ad in the Birthday Parties section. • Ages: 4+.
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Birchmount Gymnastics Centre

1800 Birchmount Road, Toronto • 416-292-4110 • www.birchmountgymnastics.com Gymnastics for all ages. After school, evening and weekend programs. Parent & tot, kindergym for preschool ages, recreational and advanced classes. Summer day camps. Check out our schedule, costs and on-line registration at our website. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Children's Fitness Centres of Canada
7 Banigan Dr, Toronto • 416-628-8097 • Energetic gymnastics-based fitness training for kids. • Ages: 2.5+.

Discovery Gymnastics
205 Champagne Dr, Unit #5 (Finch & Dufferin), North York • 416-638-3033 • Gymnastics programs, birthday parties, camps and more! • Ages: 18mos+.

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14 Carluke Cr., North York • 416-222-3745 • www.gsaquatics.com Fun-filled gymnastics programme with specially designed, scaled down equipment for students of all ages. We offer Toddlergym: 18 mos. - 3 years, Kindergym: 3-5 years and Senior Kindergym: 5-8 years. Low student/coach ratios of 6:1. All programmes are Gymnastics Ontario approved. Look for our ad in the Swim section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Gymalaya Gymnastics Club
8051 Keele Street, Unit #1, Vaughan • 905-760-5655 • Recreational gymnastics classes for children. Birthday parties available. • Other Locations: 16945 Leslie St., Newmarket 905-868-8200. • Ages: 18 Mos-10 yrs.

Gyros Gymnastics
2301 Keele St Unit 105, North York • 416-614-0521 • www.gyrosgymnastics.ca Gyros offers recreational and competitive programs for every age and skill level. Our gym is fully equipped. Daytime, after school and weekend programs; March Break, Passover, Summer & Winter Camps available. Call to request a brochure be mailed to you. • Ages: 2yrs+.
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Just Bounce Trampoline Club

3731 Chesswood Dr, North York • 416-635-0206 • www.justbounce.ca 8 TRAMPOLINES - The biggest trampoline club in Ontario! Trampoline Lessons for Tots, Children, Teens and Adults. Trampoline burns 600 calories/hour. A great way to keep in shape and have fun! 1:8 Instructor ratio. Look for our ad in the Camp category. See coupon section for valuable savings.
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Kalev Rhythmic Gymnastics Centres

Markham, Thornhill & Toronto locations • 905-889-7889 • www.kalev.net Fun, exciting and a great form of exercise! A combination of dance and gymnastics choreographed to music using Ball, Hoop, Rope and Ribbon. Recreational and Competitive programs. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 5+.

Kidnasium
745 Mount Pleasant Rd, 2nd Floor, Toronto • 416-480-2608 • Recreational gymnastics programs for children aged 18 mos. - 9 years old.

Kids Super Gym Mississauga
3620A Laird Rd. Units 9 & 10, Mississauga • 905-607-5437 • www.kids-supergym.com We offer recreational gymnastics programs, birthday parties, camps and organized group visits in a safe, fun and clean environment. • Ages: 18mos-teens.

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Pickering Athletic Centre
1503 Sandy Beach Road, Pickering • 905-839-5260 • Gymnastics, trampoline, camps, Birthday parties, power tumbling. • Ages: 18 mos.
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Newnham Campus, 1750 Finch Ave E, North York • 416-491-5050 x2307 • www.senecac.on.ca/communityrecreation Join our new Sport & Specialty programs! We now offer Multi-sports, Indoor Soccer, Basketball, Ball Hockey, Kindergym, Cheerleading, Circus, Tae Kwon Do and more. Highly qualified staff, small groupinstruction and excellent facilities foster fun and learning. Look for our ad in the Camp section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages 1.5 +.

Skyriders Trampoline Place
9094 Leslie St, #5A, Richmond Hill • 905-731-0005 • The exciting sport of trampoline. Summer, March Break and winter camps. • Ages: 8+.

Steeles West Gymnastics
601 Magnetic Dr, Unit 21, North York • 416-736-8759 • Recreational gymnastics, acro, child to adult.

Toronto Aspirals Rhythmic Gymnastics Centre
Locations in North Toronto, Concord & Thornhill • 905-760-0092 • Quality gymnastics instruction. Tots to teens.

Toronto Gymnastics International
77 Brown’s line, Unit C, Etobicoke • 416-253-1443 • Offering a variety of programs for your child.

Toronto Premier Gymnastic Centre
2 locations: 115 Simpson Ave./36 Wagstaff Dr. • 416 461-8998 • www.torontopremiergymnastics.com Parent and Tots, Kindergym, Recreation Boys/Girls, Competitive Girls. Summer and March Break Camp $150 per/wk Great prices. • Ages: 18mon-teens.

Vaughan Gymnastics Club
15 Connie Cres, Unit 9, Concord • 905-660-7800 • Gymnastics classes, birthday parties and summer camps.

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Wonderful World of Circus
2600 John St. Unit 116, Markham • 905-479-2411 • www.wonderfulworldofcircus.com Gymnastics, Acrobatics, Circus Arts, Trapeze, Aerial Hoop, Spanish Web. Classes are taught by professional circus performers from Moscow Circus and Cirque de Soleil.

• Horseback Riding Lessons & Trails
A Riding Academy at the Horse Palace
Exhibition Place, Toronto • 416-599-4044 • www.horsepalace.ca Located on the Exhibition grounds and TTC accessible, The Horse Palace offers English instruction to beginner and experienced riders. • Ages: 8+. • Mon-Fri: 1-10, Sat-Sun: 9-6.

Cedar Creek Riding School and Camp
11123 Kennedy Rd, Markham • 905-887-1400 • www.cedarcreekstables.ca Our warm and welcoming year round riding school is geared for beginner to advanced riders. The instructors work carefully to foster horse/student partnerships and focus on expanding riding and stable skills. • Ages: 7+.

Circle R Ranch
3017 Carriage Road R.R. #1, Delaware • 1-877-844-8738 or 519-471-3799 • Western Pleasure Horseback Riding. • Ages: 8-16 yrs.

Claireville Ranch
Claireville Conservation Rd, off Hwy 7 between Airport Rd & Hwy 50, Brampton • 905-794-0700 • Horseback & Pony rides. Trails, Lessons & Boarding.

Five Star Ranch
11233 Second Line, Campbellville • 905-854-6300 • Western riding lessons, Camps, Clinics & trail riding.

Heartland Equestrian
9570 Duffs Road, Whitby • 905-655-8968 • A fun, friendly family farm.

Ontario Equestrian Federation
9120 Leslie St. Suite 203, Toronto • 1-877-441-7112 or 905-709-6545 • www.horse.on.ca Information on all horse activity in Ontario.

Raynham Stables
13955 8 Concession, Schomberg • 905-859-0057 • Lessons for riders of all ages and levels.

Royal Canadian Riding Academy
4252 Davis Dr., Cedar Valley • 905-898-7743 • Camps, birthdays, riding lessons for all ages.

Sunnybrook Stables Ltd: Sunnybrook Park
1132 Leslie St (at Eglinton), Don Mills • 416-444-4044 • www.sunnybrookstables.ca Specializing in both flatwork and jumping, Sunnybrook Stables has been teaching students of all ages to ride for over 30 years. • Ages: 9+. • Mon-Thu: 1-8, Sat-Sun: 9-6.

• Martial Arts
Academy of Martial Arts, York
2081 Dufferin St, Toronto • 416-256-7463 • Strong Body, Strong Mind, Strong You!

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Buckley Jiu-Jitsu
1029 Speers Road (at 4th Line), Unit 9, Oakville • 905-337-2921 • Skills, fitness and fun all in one! • Ages: 5+.

Chu's Martial Arts
Unit #2, 55 Glen Cameron Road, Thornhill • 905-886-4633 • After school program: Taekwondo, Judo, Boxing and MMA. • Ages: 3+.

Dragon Fencing Academy
Unit 18 - 175 West Beaver Creek Rd, Pickering • 905-764-8388 • En Garde! Learn to Fence! Youths, Teens, Adults.

Energy Karate
1101 Rutherford Rd, Thornhill • 905-709-0600 • Our kids classes are fast paced, fun-filled and motivational.

High Park Martial Arts
3094 Dundas St W, Toronto • 416-769-9222 • www.highparkmartialarts.ca Self-Discipline. Self-Esteem. Self-Defense. Open since 1992. Karate classes divided by age groups. • Ages: 4+.

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Ki Karate School

6A Tippett Road, Toronto • 416-560-4445 • www.kikarate.ca Ki Karate offers children superior karate instruction and life skills in a kid friendly facility by qualified and experienced instructors. Look for our ad in the Parent/Tot & Drop Off Programs section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

North Toronto Karate Schools
53 Burnaby Blvd, Toronto • 416-875-9820 • Karate for children and adults. Family Class. • Ages: 4+.
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Northern Karate Schools

10 GTA locations, • www.northernkarate.com Toronto’s # 1 martial arts organization, conducts classes for adults and children, beginners to advanced, 7 days a week. Special programs include Camp Black Belt®, Reality Check® street-safety, Bully Proof® Cardio Combat® martial fitness and Budo Bliss® yoga+ martial arts+zen fusion. Introductory program $19.95. Family discounts. $500 tax credit. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 3+.

Rising Sun Martial Arts
1304 Speers Rd, Oakville • 905-844-8033 • Interactive focus, discipline & patience disguised as fun!

Ron Beer’s Family Self Defense Centre
15 Heritage Road, Unit #6, Markham • 905-294-6044 • Mixed martial arts for the whole family. • Ages: 4+.

Salvosa BJJ Ascension - Academy of Mixed Martial Arts
11 Progress Ave. Unit #25, Scarborough • 416-677-2722 • Fun & Effective.... Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes for kids!!!

Superkids Karate
50 McIntosh Dr, #113, Unionville • 905-470-7740 • Awesome kids classes for over 20 years. • Ages: 4-12 yrs.

Toronto Academy Of Karate
50 Poplar Plains Cres, Toronto • 416-924-3123 • Karate of Intelligence, Strength and Dignity. • Ages: 6+.

United Martial Arts Canada
1680 Midland Ave, Unit 1&2, Scarborough • 416-755-3300 • Kempo Karate, Thai-Kickboxing, Jiu-jitsu, Mma.

Yamato Academy of Martial Arts
1226 White Oaks Blvd, Unit #7, Oakville • 905-618-0028 • www.yamatokarate.com Highly qualified instruction in Goju-Ryu Karate. Children will learn traditional karate, self defense, and will be involved in vigorous exercise that increases mental focus and general health. FREE uniforms with all programs. • Ages: 3+. • Mon-Fri: 5-9pm, Sat: 10.45am-1.30pm.

• Skating & Hockey
Avenue Road Hockey Association
416-398-3825 • House league & select hockey - ages 6-18.

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Breakaway Skating Institute
905-881-6548 x3 • www.breakawayskating.com Experience the fun of skating! Unique programs, enthusiastic instructors, and limited enrollment create the environment & opportunity to learn and have fun! Programs offered: hockey skating & skills or basic skating with intro to a variety of ice sports. No experience required. • Ages: 2.5 yrs +.
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Canadian Hockey Academy, The

1107 Finch Ave West, Toronto • Toll Free: 1-866-782-2822 or 416-782-2822 • www.futurestarsarena.com Year round hockey, goalie & skating school for the beginner to elite player. Small class size & professional teachers with extensive experience. Ice rental, Private lessons, Hockey League, Summer, March Break, Xmas & Passover camps plus weekly classes. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 4 - 21.

Canadian Pro Hockey Clinic
416-322-3630 • www.cphc.on.ca A year round hockey school for children of all ages and skill levels with the focus on skill development and fun! • Ages: 5-14.
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Canlan Ice Sports - York

989 Murray Ross Parkway, North York • 416-661-5900 x288 • www.icesports.com Located on the York University Campus, we offer the widest selection of programs, camps, and youth leagues in the GTA! Professional instruction. Year-round programs. Youth 3on3 League. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 3+.

East York Skating Club
888 Cosburn Ave, Toronto • 416-396-2872 • www.eastyorkskatingclub.com Non-profit organization meeting the needs of skaters.

Forest Hill Figure Skating Club
Forest Hill Arena: 340 Chaplin Cres, Toronto • 416-481-7325 • Skating programs for all ages and abilities. • Ages: 2+.
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Future Stars Hockey League

1107 Finch Ave West, Toronto • Toll Free: 1-866-782-2822 or 416-782-2822 • www.futurestarsarena.com Year-round Leagues for beginners, House league, Select, A-AAA players and adults (male & female). In addition to your houseleague or GTHL games, players can get that extra needed ice! Our leagues are fun, exciting, well organized and offer equal ice time to all participants. Over 1300 players. Centrally located. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 4 - adult.

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Future Stars Skating Academy

1107 Finch Ave West, Toronto • Toll Free: 1-866-782-2822 or 416-782-2822 • www.futurestarsarena.com Year round hockey skating school for the beginner to elite athlete. Small class size & professional teachers with extensive experience. We offer Learn to Skate programs, Private and semi-private lessons, Summer, March Break, Xmas & Passover camps plus weekly classes. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 4+.

Grassroots Floorball Inc.
2 Essex Ave. Unit 3B, Thornhill • 416-972-9305 • Safe, fast, inexpensive indoor hockey leagues and tournaments.

Harbourfront Centre: Natrel Rink
235 Queens Quay W, Toronto • 416-973-4000 • Toronto's largest and most beautiful outdoor rink. For all ages.

Jennifer’s Private Skating lessons
416-894-8599 • Private/semi-private lessons throughout the GTA.

Metro Toronto Skating Academy
North Toronto Arena, 174 Orchard View Blvd, Toronto • 416-792-1652 • www.metrotorontoskatingacademy.com Learn to Skate, Power skating and figure skating programs available in the Metro Toronto area during the summer months. • Ages: 3+.

National Training Rinks
650 Edward Ave., Richmond Hill • 905-884-1121 • www.ntrcanada.com Our unique rink allows for greater learning at all levels. We are committed to more personalized instruction through SMALLER CLASS SIZE for both hockey & skating lessons.

North York Girls Hockey League
1995 Weston Rd, PO Box 79508, Toronto • 416-249-5361 • Teams for girls 5-19. Affordable fun.

Ontario Ringette Association
3 Concord Gate Suite #207, North York • 416-426-7204 • On-ice sport for girls, 4 and up.

Rollerguard Ltd Inline Skate School
416-707-5283 (70-Skate) • Skating Lessons - inline or ice. We come to you. • Ages: 5+.

Saves Goaltending International
3978 Chesswood Dr, Toronto • 416-633-7620 • Professional goaltending instruction. Innovative training methods. Low student:instructor ratio. Fun for all.
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Seneca College Community Sport & Recreation; Skating

Newnham Campus, 1750 Finch Ave E, North York • 416-491-5050 x2305 • www.senecac.on.ca/communityrecreation Exceptional Skate Canada skating programs for children and adults. Parent & Tot, Pre-Canskate, Canskate, Pre-Power, Starskate and Adult Learn-to-skate Programs. Skate Canada certified coaches, small group instruction and great facilities ensure a great learning environment. Programs offered Mondays, Thursdays & Saturdays. Ages 3+. Look for our ad in the Camp section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

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Skating Rink Hotline - Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation
416-338-RINK (7465) • www.toronto.ca Indoor & outdoor skating rinks. Public skates, lessons & programs.

Ted Reeve Hockey Association
175 Main St, Scarborough • 416-699-5792 • Toronto’s most affordable, all-ages, hockey house league.

York Inline Hockey League
416-616-4231 • York inline hockey at Rosemont Arena. • Ages: 6+.

• Ski/Snowboard Lessons, Centres & Resorts
Blue Mountain Resort
108 Jozo Weider Blvd, R.R. 3, Collingwood • 705-445-0231 • Ski programs for kids and families.

Earl Bales Ski Centre & Centennial Park Snow Centre- Ski and Snowboard Toronto
North York Ski Centre in Earl Bales Park, 4169 Bathurst St & Centennial Park Snow Centre, 256 Centennial Park Rd. • 416-33-TO-SKI (416-338-6754) • www.toronto.ca/parks Alpine skiing & snowboarding. Lessons, camp programs, equipment rentals. Weather permitting, Dec. - Mar.

Glen Eden Ski & Snowboard Centre
5234 Kelso Rd, Milton • 905-878-5011 • Lessons, snowmaking, night skiing, 12 slopes, snowtubing. • Ages: 4+.

Ski For Life - Cross Country Ski Instruction for Families
9 Hurley Avenue, Tillsonburg • 519-842-4652 • Great family activity. All equipment provided.

Snowhawks Raven Ski and Snowboard School
416-487-5271 • www.snowhawks.com Ski and snowboard day camp. Christmas Break, 4 or 8 Saturdays or Sundays, March Break. Transportation from GTA to Blue Mountain and Mt. St. Louis Moonstone. • Ages: 6-99.

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Tail Wags Helmet Covers
235 Joicey Blvd, Toronto • 416-482-3625 • HELMET COVERS: ski, snowboard, skate, bike, toboggan.

• Soccer & Baseball
Armour Heights Baseball League
201 Haddington Ave, Toronto • 416-728-5724 • An amateur, co-ed, non competitive community House League.

Batter Up Baseball School
63 Port St. W., Mississauga • 416-878-4523 • Camps/Private Instruction, Scholarship level and beginners.

Don Victoria Softball League
416-543-1465 • Ages 5 & up. Registration in February.

International FC
149 Rowntree Dairy Road, Woodbridge • 905.264.9733 • World class training following the F.I.G.C. tradition.

Just for Kicks Soccer
445 Midwest Road #35, Scarborough • 416-285-5425 • Soccer for children 4-17 years old in Scarborough.

Power Soccer School of Excellence
905-829-0562 or 1-888-883-6712 • www.powersoccer.ca Soccer teaching program building self esteem and confidence. Recreational, intermediate and advanced players. Year round soccer school, clinics and camps: holiday, March Break & summer programs. Summer campers receive the Power Pack! Superb, licensed coaches who know soccer! Fun, Positive Atmosphere. Est 1996. Look for our ad in the Camps section. • Ages: 4-17.

Score Soccer Academy
445 Midwest Road, Unit 35, Scarborough • 416-285-1785 •

West Rouge Soccer Club
513 East Avenue, Toronto • 416-281-3989 • The West Rouge Soccer Club - Scarborough's Premier Club!

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Aqua Kids Swim School Inc (since 1980)

905-886-2322 • www.aquakids.ca 3:1 student/instructor. Red Cross/Life Saving Instruction. Various locations. Weekday/Weekend classes. Crash courses. Where learning to swim is fun! Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Other Locations: North York, Thornhill • Ages: 6 mos+.

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Aqualengths
905-717-5921 • Swimming lessons in your own backyard. Experienced, insured instructors.

Condo Swim Lessons
5 Mariner Terrace, Toronto • 416 996 2498 • Backyard or condo swim lessons. Infant - Adults.

Davina’s Swim House
416-385-1005 • www.davinaswim.com Locations in Toronto area. Low 3:1 ratio. All year round sessions. Red Cross and Lifesaving programs. Ages 5 months plus.
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G.S. Aquatics (Georgina Shaw Aquatics Inc)

2 locations: Bayview/401 and Bayview/Eglinton • 416-222-3745 • www.gsaquatics.com Qualified, screened individually trained instructors - same teacher each week. All Red Cross and Lifesaving Society levels. Aquafit. Toddlergym and Kindergym. Private pool instruction available. Instructional games/Lifeguarding. Fun & Learning! Classes everyday. Call for schedule. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 6mos+.

H2Outdoor Swimming - lessons in your home
416-854-6444 or 905-882-6444 or 1-888-882-8809 • www.H2OutdoorSwimming.com Waterproof your Family! Private out/indoor swimming lessons in the comfort of your home. Enjoy the ultimate in convenience. Dates/Times to fit your schedule. Lifeguards and Playguards available for your party. Flexible rescheduling. All staff police screened. Serving GTA and Orlando/Tampa, FL. • Ages: 6 mos +.

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Karen's Private Swim Lessons
416-859-2550 • Swim instructor serving the Greater Toronto Area.

Kendal Aquatics
647 298 5510 • Competitively priced swimming lessons available for all ages.

LearnSwim
70 Franklin Ave, Thornhill • 416-666-0749 • Full trained swimming instruction and lifeguards to your pool!

Mobile Aquatics
30 Fleming Drive, Toronto • 416-728-8910 • www.mobileaquatics.ca 15+ years of experience! At our pool or yours. Low-ratio lessons, fitness classes for all ages, and birthday parties.

Neighbourhood Development Swim Club of Scarborough (NDSCS)
416-267-SWIM • Learn-to-stroke, regular, and teen classes available. • Ages: 4-19 • Tue: 11-5, Thu: 11-5.

Olympium Synchro Swim Club
590 Rathburn Rd, Etobicoke • 647-393-6776 • Etobicoke Olympium and Keele Pool ages 5+.
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Shendy’s Swim School

Central Toronto Location • 416-576-SWIM (7946) • www.shendys.com Offering swimming lessons for all ages and levels in a warm and friendly atmosphere since 1992. Quality instruction with a low student/instructor ratio. Creative and effective teaching methods. Red Cross/Lifesaving program. Member of Ontario Camping Association. Look for our ad in the Sports section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 6mos+.

Swim for Life Aquatics – Lessons in Your Home Pool
Serving Toronto, Mississauga, Oakville, Thornhill, Markham, surrounding areas • 647-296-7777 • www.swimforlife.ca Enjoy swimming lessons in the comfort of your own home! High quality instruction taught by certified Red Cross and Lifesaving Society instructors. All ages and all levels. Flexible times, custom programs available.

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Thornhill 905-707-9495, Woodbridge 905-856-9505, Pickering 905-683-9099 • www.swim-time.com A positive, fun, learning experience. Free assessment, multiple locations, flexible scheduling, experienced instructors, excellent facilities with saltwater pool at 88 degree temperatures. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Swimming Pool Hotline - Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation
416-338-POOL (7665) • Indoor & outdoor pools. Public swimming, lessons & programs.

Toronto Synchronized Swimming Club
647-285-4934 • www.torontosynchro.com Recreational and competitive synchronized swimming for children, youth and adults at Leaside Memorial Pool and University of Toronto.

Zodiac Swim School
Toronto French School (Bayview/Lawrence) & Havergal College (Avenue/Lawrence) locations • 416-789-1989 • www.zodiacswim.on.ca High-quality, low-ratio classes specializing in Red Cross, Lifesaving and many other innovative & fun programs (i.e. synchro & snorkel). Adult classes available. Qualified, caring instructors. Warm water. Look for our ad in this section. • Ages: All ages.

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oronto has become an impressive city in its cultural offerings for kids. From the Fringe Festival and Luminato to theatres big and small to the symphony, ballet, and opera, your kids can become as cultured as your budget allows. Some are specifically for kids, and others are wonderful for the whole family. We've listed many here, but for specific details of the shows and events planned, you might have to call the venue or check out the Help! online calendar as many were not available for the next season at press time. Expose your children to all that Toronto has in abundance.
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Bad Dog Theatre Company
138 Danforth Avenue, Toronto • 416-491-3115 • www.baddogtheatre.com *Youth Improv Series* participants learn the fundamentals of storytelling, create characters on stage, and perform their new-found skills for family and friends. Classes for youth aged 5 - 18 incorporate strong teamwork and an individualized learning structure.

Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People
165 Front St E, Toronto • 416-862-2222 • www.lktyp.ca Celebrating 45 years of young people's theatre! Join us for A Year with Frog and Toad plus six other professional productions! • Ages: 4-18 years.

Markham Theatre for Performing Arts
171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham • Box office: 905-305-SHOW (7469) or Toll free 1-866-768-8801 (not avail in 416/647 areas) • Experience Incredible Live Moments during Markham Theatre's 2010/11 Season. Look for our ad in this section. • Ages: 3-8

Second City
51 Mercer Street, Toronto • 416-343-0011 • Second City presents a series of matinee performances for families.
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Solar Stage Children’s Theatre

100 Upper Madison, Concourse Level (Yonge/Sheppard), Toronto • 416-368-8031 • www.solarstage.on.ca Join us in September 2010 for our exciting new season of children’s theatre! Fun-filled birthday/theatre packages also available. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Ages: 3-10.

Sony Centre For The Performing Arts
1 Front St. East, Toronto • 416-872-2262 • www.sonycentre.ca Sony Centre For The Performing Arts is Toronto’s premier theatre destination for kids and families. Our Family Fun Package is the perfect opportunity to introduce your children to the wonders of live entertainment. Look for our ad opposite the Table of Contents.

Sphere Entertainment
1397 Danforth Ave, Ste 2A, Toronto • 416-461-1844 • Live TV character shows, magicians, clowns, animals.

Stage West All Suite Hotel & Theatre
5400 Dixie Rd, Mississauga • 905-238-0159 • www.stagewest.com Stage West All Suite Hotel & Theatre Restaurant. 224 suites. 3 storey indoor waterslide and indoor pool (ask about our splash birthday parties), kids theatre during March and Xmas break. Box office 905-238-0042. • Ages: 5-12.

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Toronto Symphony Orchestra: Young People’s Concerts
Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St at King St, Toronto • 416-593-4828 • One-hour Saturday concerts at 1:30 or 3:30pm. • Ages: 5-12.

Urban Fairytale Puppet Theater
432 Horner Avenue Room 311, Etobicoke • 416-543-2775 • A fun modern spin on classic fairytales.
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9980 Dufferin Street, PO Box 20052, Maple • 416-642-8973 • www.vitaltheatre.ca Founded in 1999, The Vital Theatre Company creates original musicals for children that challenge our audience to ask questions, make discoveries and engage in music and dialogue. 2010/11 Season includes: Pinkalicious, The Musical, Extraordinary, The Bully, & Angelina Ballerina, The Musical. Look for our ad in the Sports sction. See coupon section for valuable savings.

Wonderful World of Circus
2600 John St, Unit 115, Markham • 905-479-2411 • www.wonderfulworldofcircus.com Professional performers from Moscow Circus and Cirque de Soleil. Shows in October, December, May. Check website for details.

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oy stores are filled with new toys and games as well as the traditional old standbys. Toys encourage curiosity and creativity. Staff can assist in selecting the ideal age-appropriate gift, from mobiles, plush stuffed animals and teething toys for infants to puzzles, building blocks and books for toddlers, to arts and crafts, building robots, magic kits or constructing ferris wheels for older kids. Don't forget about games too. Family game nights are a wonderful way for families to interact and bond and some games can be played with equal skill by young and old together. Check out the toy warehouse outlets for great prices and selection and don't forget that there are online toy stores and home party opportunities that allow you to shop in the comfort of your living room. You will find the following sub-categories in this section: Catalogue/Online Shopping & Home Parties; Discount Toys; Dolls & Doll Repair; Toy & Hobby Stores
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cricko.ca : pet food delivery
416-455-1807 • www.cricko.ca cricko.ca conveniently delivers food and supplies for all types of pets. Live insects and frozen rodents for reptiles also available.

Discovery Toys, Wendy Litvak
416-630-0138 • www.discoverytoyslink.com/WendyLitvak Shop for FREE from home with friends! Learn how to stimulate & educate your child. Income opportunities available. Order by phone/on-line. Catalogues available. • Ages: 0-12.

Grand River Toys Company
416-469-1946 • Canada’s online educational toy store. • Ages: 0-13.

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Mattel Toy Outlet
905-501-5147 • Discontinued products & closeouts- value prices. Mfr warranties incl. Mattel, Fisher-Price, Tyco.

Miko Toy Warehouse
60 East Beaver Creek Rd, Richmond Hill • 905-771-8714 • Name brand toys below wholesale prices. Only open certain times of the year. Call for hours.

Playmobil Canada Inc.
7303 East Danbro Cr, Mississauga • (905) 542-8697 • Discounted Playmobil toys - call for hours.

Samko Sales
2 locations: Toronto & Richmond Hill • 416-532-1114 • Toy warehouse sale. Spring and pre-Christmas sales. Call for hours.

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Little Dollhouse Company
612 Mount Pleasant Rd, Toronto • 416-489-7180 • www.littledollhousecompany.com MUST See! Largest Dollhouse Store in Canada. 65+ Wooden Dollhouses on Display. Furniture, Accessories. Custom Building to Order. • Ages: 18mos+.

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Maplelea Girls (Avonlea Traditions)
Box 93157, 1111 Davis Drive, Newmarket • 1 800 668 4339 or (905) 853-1777 • Maplelea Girls Canadian-themed vinyl play dolls and accessories. • Ages: 6-12.

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Baby Naturopathics Inc
905-296-1361 • www.BabyNaturopathics.com Huge selection of European toys (1,700+): wooden blocks, rattles, play food, musical instruments, educational games, organic plush, art materials, etc. 10% OFF FIRST ORDER - coupon code: HWGK.

Browser’s Den of Magic
875 Eglinton Ave West, Suite 10, Toronto • 416-783-7022 • Magic tricks, juggling, club, lessons, books, DVD’s.

Crossed Swords
722 Annette St, Toronto • 416-604-9410 • Miniatures. Gaming supplies. Historical, fantasy, Games Workshop, etc. • Ages: 8+.

Discovery Toys, Wendy Litvak
416-630-0138 • www.discoverytoyslink.com/WendyLitvak Educational toys from birth up. Lifetime guarantee. Opportunities to shop for free, or at a discount as a member. Catalogues and information available. Order any time. • Ages: 0-12.

EfstonScience: The Science & Astronomy Superstore, Since 1970
3350 Dufferin St (across from Yorkdale Mall), Toronto • 416-787-4581 • www.eScience.ca Something for everyone in the family - from educational kits, toys, games and other smart science fun to telescopes, binoculars and microscopes. A unique hands-on store for all ages. Look for the huge telescope on the roof. Extended holiday hours (December). • Ages: 6-106 • Mon-Wed: 9-6, Thu-Fri: 9-8, Sat: 10-6, Sun: closed.

Fun To Grow On
1077 North Service Rd, Mississauga • 905-896-3846 • Specializing in toys, books and fun!

George's Trains
550 Alden Road, Unit 101 & 102, Markham • 905-470-6200 • Model train specialists since 1962 for the young & young at heart.

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Go! Toys & Games
Yorkdale Shopping Centre 416-787-9704, Oshawa Centre 905-576-3590, Georgian Mall 705-797-0623 • www.calendarclub.ca Great selection of Games and Toys! We offer toys for newborns to 8 years and games for the whole family. Look for our ad in this section.

Hairy Tarantula Comics and Cards Ltd
354A Yonge St, 2nd Floor, Toronto • 416-596-8002 • Manga, graphic novels, anime, games, VooDoo Babies and toys. • Other Locations: 2949 Dundas St. West 416-762-1303.

Honeybunch
416-233-5050 • Toys, gifts and gear.

Magication
416-494-3034 • Educational magic books and magic supplies.

Mastermind Toys & Books
11 stores to serve you. Call for a location near you • 416-321-8984 press 3 • Our Toy Experts are ready to help find the perfect gift. • Ages: 0-12.

Mini Circuit Wheels for Kids
747 The Queensway, Toronto • 416-240-1988 • Toys, games and more! • Ages: 0-8yrs.

My Gifted Child
2883 St Clair Ave E, Toronto • 416-285-6692 • Educational toys, children’s books, workbooks, teaching resources.

Pipsqueak Toys Inc.
6 Roebuck St., Brooklin • 905-655-1869 • Unique toys, gifts, trendy gear for kids!

Playful Minds Toys
657 St Clair W, Toronto • 416-651-4028 • Great, fun educational toys for all ages. • Ages: infant-12.

Scholar's Choice
(800) 265-1095 • Fun educational toys. 27 locations across Canada!

Scooter Girl Toys
187 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto • 416-534-2211 • A hip neighbourhood toy store specializing in fabulous hard-to-find toys. • Mon-Wed: 10-6, Thu-Fri: 10-7, Sat: 9:30-6, Sun: 10-4.

Sick Kids’ Hospital - The 5 Fifty 5 Shop
555 University Ave, Toronto • 416-813-8555 • Sick Kids memorabilia, toys, books, handmades, bravery hearts.

Sonsuh Educational Supplies Inc
448 McNicoll Ave, Toronto • 416-499-3088 • Toys, books, arts & crafts, music, science kits, and more. • Ages: 0-12.

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Toys Toys Toys
Scarborough Town Center, 300 Borough Dr., North York • 416-290-1959 • Toys, Toys, Toys is headquarters for all your toy needs. WEBKINZ, Spiderman, Barney, Thomas the Train, Barbie, Lego, and a fantastic assortment of Fisher Price toys are some of the wide variety of games, puzzles and toys that are featured. • Other Locations: Eaton Centre 416-979-1121, Square One 905-273-4148, 2654 Yonge St 416-486-3034, TDCentre 416-306-0045, Vaughan Mills 905-738-9664, Fairview Mall 416-7731950 • Mon-Fri: 10-9, Sat: 9:30-6, Sun: 12-5.
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1754 Avenue Rd, North of Lawrence, Toronto • 416-783-8073 • www.toytown.ca Toronto’s neighbourhood toy store since 1952, specializing in Service and Knowledgeable Staff. We offer a full range of toys, books, games and crafts along with the best customized loot bags for children of all ages. Full line STEP 2 dealer. Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings. • Mon-Sat: 9:30-6, Sun: 11-4.
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581 Danforth Ave, Toronto • 416-778-4913 • www.treasureislandtoys.ca A unique neighbourhood toy store destination. Educational toys, baby products, books, games, puzzles crafts and more. Loot bags and gift wrapping too! Ages 0 and up! Look for our ad in this section. See coupon section for valuable savings.

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here is so much to do in this wonderful province of ours. Sometimes when we plan our holidays, we forget about investigating stuff close to home. There are resorts and hotels that specialize in family holidays, with everything from waterparks to kids programs to cookies and milk at bedtime. Check out those listed here and have fun on your travels or your “staycation”!

Bayview Wildwood Resort
RR #1, 1500 Port Stanton Pkwy, Severn Bridge • 1-800-461-0243 • Ontario’s best family vacation value!

Briars Resort & Spa, The
55 Hedge Rd, RR 1, Jackson’s Point • 800-465-2376 • Lake Simcoe resort & spa one hour from Toronto.

Cartier Place Suite Hotel
180 Cooper St, Ottawa • 1-800-236-8399 or 613-236-5000 • www.suitedreams.com This downtown all-suite hotel features spacious suites, with fully equipped kitchens & private balconies. Indoor pool, sauna, fitness room, playroom.

Cranberry Golf Resort
19 Keith Ave RR4, Hwy 26 W, Collingwood • 800-465-9077 • Great family getaways year-round. Kids Club, skiing, golf, tennis and more.

Deerhurst Resort
Peninsula Lake, 1235 Deerhurst Dr, Huntsville • Activity packed resort in classic Muskoka setting.

Delawana Inn Resort
(888) DELAWANA (335-2926) • Creating vacation memories for over 110 years! Ideal for families.

Delta Chelsea Hotel
33 Gerrard Street West, Toronto • 416-595-1975 or 1-800-CHELSEA (243-5732) • www.deltachelsea.com Family Fun Zone features the Kid Centre, Club 33 teen lounge, pool and the 130-foot "Corkscrew" indoor waterslide. Camp Chelsea keeps your little ones entertained with an exciting line-up of fully-supervised activities, giving mom & dad the option to explore the city on their own.

Fern Resort
R.R. #5, 4432 Fern Resort, Orillia • 800-567-3376 • No one treats families like Fern.

Horseshoe Resort
1101 Horseshoe Valley Road, Barrie • 800-461-5627 • A family oriented golf, ski & adventure resort.

Nottawasaga Inn Resort
6015 Hwy 89, Alliston • 416-364-5068 or 705-435-5501 • Pool, waterslide, arena, golf, children’s programs and mini golf.

Ontario Travel
800-668-2746 • www.ontariotravel.net Trip planning ideas. Reservations. Camping. Provincial park info. Special events. Road info.

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Patterson-Kaye Lodge
R.R. #1, 1360 Golden Beach Rd, Bracebridge • 800-561-6998 • Special family resort on Lake Muskoka.

Pinestone Resort
Box 809, Haliburton • 800-461-0357 • The premiere resort in the beautiful Haliburton Highlands!

Plunge! Aquatic Centre
c/o 220 Mountain Drive, Blue Mountains • 705-444-8705 • www.plungebluemountain.ca Four season water adventure at Blue Mountain.

Severn Lodge
116 Gloucester Trail, P.O. Box 250, Port Severn • 800-461-5817 • Lakeside family resort in Muskoka-Georgian Bay. 90 min. from Toronto.

Talisman Mountain Resort
150 Talisman Mountain Dr., Kimberley • 800-265-3759 • Famous year-round resort & Kids Klub program.

Wigamog Inn Resort
1701 Wigamog Road R.R. #2, Haliburton • 1-800-661-2010 or 705-457-2000 • Ontario’s Best Family Resort - Great Value!

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1 and Only King of Children's Entertainment! 44 211- Findhelp Information Services 189, 105 2HEALTH First Aid & Car Seats 185 3-D Custom Cakes by Edible Sculpture 158 3600 Health Care - 179 4 Elegant Minds Math Tutor 149 509 Dancewear 124 88 Keys: Kindermusik & Suzuki Piano 198 A A Bag Of Magic With Vincent! 44 A Clown called Joey & Zan Zar the Magical Genie 44 A Comedy Magic Show withDanny Hamill 44 A Day To Remember Photography 154 A Dress-up Party by Simply Delightful 44, 59 A Family-Run Company: Laugh Along Entertainment! 44 A Fun Interactive Magic Show with Dan Ryan 45 A Fun to Rent Inflatable Game Event: Checkers Fun Factory 37 A Guide to the Best Private Schools: www.OURKIDS.net 138 A Guide to the Best Summer Camps: www.OURKIDS.net 82 A Kids Corner 163 A Magic Carpet Ride with Three Funny Hats 154 A Morning Out (AMO), RICHMOND HILL Mom's group 204 A Muse Tutoring Service 149 A Nature Visit: Nature & Animal Presentations 212 A New Take on Cake 41 A Perfect Fit Innerfashions Boutique 80 A Riding Academy at the Horse Palace 83, 228 A Savvy Solution 203 A True Expressions Lawn Greetings 173 A Ventriloquist Storytelling Party 45 A Yoga Rocks Class 211 A-HA Musical KidShow 154 Aaron Low - Speech Pathologist 220 Abbey Road Entertainment 45 ABC Castle 105 Able Home Health Care 80 About Face International 217 About Kids Health - The Hospital for Sick Children 185 Abracadabra, The Magic of Roberto 45 abracadabra: Jeff The Magician 45 Academy For Gifted Children- P.A.C.E. 138 Academy of Martial Arts, York 228 Academy Of Spanish Dance 1 Acting and Modelling Information Service (AMIS) 191 ACTING OUT Kids' Theatre Group 6 Active Kids Zone 41, 59, 198, 222 Active Kids Zone Summer Camp & Holiday Camp 83 Actors On Camera 6 Adagio Dancers 154 ADD Centre 149, 215 Adler, Rabbi Sholom H - Certified Mohel 126 Admiral Road Blankets 169 Adrian's - Stride Rite 119 AdventureMania Inflatables 37 AeroIdeas Party Inflatables 37 African Lion Safari 24 After 9 Months 161 After Baby Comes - Sandi Cole 131 After-School Youth Program, Little Embers, Akwe:go & Wasa Nabin 13 AfterGlow Health & Fitness 185 Ages & Stages 193 Ages, Dr. Kathryn, Psychoeducational Consultant 135 Agincourt Co-Operative Nursery School 18 Ahavat Yisrael Hebrew School 8 Air Combat Zone Inc 24, 59 airborne trampoline 59, 84, 225 Airbounce Amusements 37 Aisling Discoveries Child & Family Centre 127, 215 Ajax Bear Cubs Home Child Care 105 Akemi's Household Professionals Agency Inc 116 Albion Hills Conservation Area 30 Albion Orchards Apple Farm 31 Alexander Limousine Service 205 Alistair Ant Puppet Shows & Sing-a-Longs 45 All About Babies 113 All Fired Up Paintable Ceramics 23, 59 All Original Lawn Signs 173 All Star Bowl 17 All World Tutoring 149 All-around Clowning & Entertainment 45 All-Star Sports Camp 84 AllCargos Event Rentals 41 Allegro Academy of Music and Art 9 Allegro Music 9 Allergy Sense 179 Allergy/Asthma Information Association 179 Alltime Party Depot Inc. 37 Alma Plummer, Baby Nurse & Newborn Care 113 Alpha Textbooks Inc. 137 Alpha's Discovery Club Adventure Parties 45, 60 Alter, Stuckler & Associates 135 Alyson Schafer 131 Alyssa's Inflatable Bouncy Castles 37 Amazing Ezee Kidz Parties 45 Amazing Magic with Jonathan Hull 45 Amazon Downtown Indoor Playground 60 Anaphylaxis Canada 179 Andrews Scenic Acres 24, 31 Angel Care Nanny Agency 116 Anger Management for Parents 127 Angus Lloyd Associates 135, 149 Animals with Whimz 46, 211 Ann-Marie Night Nurse 113 Anna Art Academy 20 anna marie's ABC's 169 Annabelle Fell, MSW, RSW 128 Announcements by the Yard - Birth & B-day Lawn Signs 173 Another Story Bookshop 78 Anouk's Ark 169 Any Wear Baby Chair 169 Applause Model & Talent 191 Applefun Puppetry 46 Applegrove Community Complex 194 Applewood Co-Operative Preschool 138 Applewood Farm Winery 31 Aqua Kids Swim School Inc (since 1980) 234 Aqualengths 235 Arbonne International - Kelli Gastis 203 Arbus & Weidenfelder, Drs. - Clinical Psychologists 128 ARCH Disability Law Centre 217 Archibald Orchards & Winery 31 Archway Montessori School 138 Arm's Length Puppets 46 Armour Heights Baseball League 234 Armour Heights Community Centre: Tiny Tots Program 197 Art & Design by Tara Sinclair Hingco 207

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Art Garage Inc, The 193 Art N Craft, The 20 Art of Guzheng Music 9 Art Studio for Children 20 Art with Rosanna 20 Art Works Art School 60 Artbarn School 20 Artech Summer Camps 84 ArteMbassy 20 Artistic Way 20, 23, 60, 84 ARToonz 46 Arts Express 84, 211 ARV Furniture 163 Ashworth Preschool 138 Aspergers Society of Ontario 215 Assessment, Counselling & Coaching Centre; Dr S. Jane Margles 128, 135, 217 . Asthma Action Helpline (The Lung Association) 179 At Sweetcakes 34, 158 Aurora Kids Dentistry 182 Aurora Live Inc. Dance Studios 1 Autism Acceptance Project, The 215 Autism Children's Intervention Services 148, 215 Autism Ontario 216 Avenue Dental Office, Dr Marlene Morrow & Dr Samuel Mincer 182 Avenue Road Arts School 6, 13, 20, 60, 84, 197 Avenue Road Hockey Association 230 Awake or Asleep Dentistry 182 Axe Capoeira 222 B Babibu 122 Babies Best Start 203 Baby ... I Can Hardly Wait!, Samet Publishing 78 BABY & ME FITNESS (est. 1987) 195, 204 Baby & Teen Furniture Warehouse 164 Baby Chronicles 169 Baby Decor Ltd 133 Baby First Aid 185 Baby Getaway Equipment Rentals Inc. 159, 163 Baby Land - the one-stop shop for all your baby needs 164 Baby Naturopathics Inc 241 Baby on the Hip 161 Baby Shoe Bronzers, The 169 Baby's Corner 164 Babyface Talent Agency 191 Babyproofers/www.babyproofers.ca 103 Babysitting Angels 113 BabySteps Gift Shop 161, 170 BabyTime Show, The 32 Babywear Boutique 122 Backpro Plus; The Portable Legless Floorchair for Kids & Adults 164 Bad Dog Theatre Company 6, 238 Baked with Joy 34 Bakes and Goods Home of Cookies and Gifts 34 Balance the Mother Load 128 Balanced Body, Balanced Spirit 179 Baldini - Man of Magical Mystery 46 Balloon Bash Gifts & Baskets 41 Balloon Decor by Yorly 41 Balloon F X Inc 41 Balloon King Party Centre 41 Ballroom & Latin Dance Lessons - Dance Art Studio 1 Balls of Fun Inc. - The Ultimate Ball Gym 18 Bambolino Preschool of Toronto Montessori 138 Bamboo Dino 122 Barb's Party Food Planning, Cakes and Catering! 34 Bargains Group Ltd 41, 122, 158, 214 Bata Shoe Museum, The 24 Bathurst Bowlerama 17 Batter Up Baseball School 234 Bavia Arts 1, 9 Bayview Glen Day Camp 84 Bayview Glen School 138 Bayview Wildwood Resort 244 Beach Blast Indoor and Outdoor Beach Volleyball 60, 159 Beach Fairway Golf Range and Mini Golf 60 Beach Kidz Kutz 175 Beach Music Arts Ltd 10 Beaches Conservatory of Music 10 Beaches Fitness 196 Bead Junction 60 Bead Workshop, the 46 Beading Buds 46 Beading Parties with Sabrina 46 Beadology for Kids 46 bean sprout 122 Beaners Fun Cuts for Kids 175 Bear Bottoms Diaper Service 134 Bearly Used Kids' Clothes 192 Bears 'n' Buddies Canada 46 Beatties School Uniforms 125 Beez Kneez Nursery School 138 Behaviour Matters 13 Bell 'occhio 165 Benedikt Krauze, Ruth; B.Sc., D.C.S. 128 Bestfeeding Services; Greater Toronto Area - Anne-Marie Desjardins 80 BetelCounselling: Sheri Betel MSW RSW 128, 131 Better Breastfeeding 80 Beyond The Spectrum ASD Intervention Services 216 Bialik Hebrew Day School 138 Big Goose Gourmet 34 Big Wave Camp 84 Binksy & Bobo | Custom Style for Kids 122 Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre 195 Birchmount Gymnastics Centre 198, 225 Birth Certificates (Ontario Government) 189 Bishop Strachan School 138 Bizzy Bee Playcentre 18, 61 Black Creek Pioneer Village 24 Bloorview Kids Rehab 217 Bloorview Kids Rehab Nursery School 148 Blue Mountain Resort 233 Blue Sky Balloons 41 Bluebird Handmade 46 Bluebird Rooms for Children 133 Bob Rumball Centre for the Deaf - Parent-Infant Program 193, 221 Bob Rumball Centre for the Deaf - SIGN OUT! Day Camp 84 Bob Rumball Centre for the Deaf -Rumball Early Education Centre 221 Bobkin, Dr. Alan 182 Bodenstein-Kales, Dr Tally: Registered Psychologist 135 Body Language Academy of Dance 2 Body of Knowledge Healing Arts 180 BoNa Party Place Inc. 61 Bond Academy 139 Bonnie's School of Speech and Drama 6, 198 Bookclub-in-a-Box 6 Bookman Textbook and Educational Outlet, The 137

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Boom Boom Revolution 180 Boomi's Beads 179 Bosman Home Front Outdoor Structures 210 Boulderz Climbing Centre 223 Bounce 'N' Play Indoor Playground - Woodbridge 18, 61 Bounce Delight 37 Bounce123 37 Bowmanville Zoo 24 Boyd Conservation Area 30 Boys & Girls Club of East Scarborough 1 Brandon David Magic 47 Branksome Hall 139 Bravery Hearts 61 BRAVO: The Centre for DANCE 2 Breakaway Skating Institute 231 Breastfeeding Centre for Families, Toronto East General 80 Breastfeeding Support - Region of Peel 204 Brenda Carol Vocal Lessons: In-Home/Studio Service 6, 10 Bresgi, Ros: Speech Language Pathologist 221 Brian's Petits Amis Children's Centre 105 Briars Resort & Spa, The 244 Bright Sparks Preschool 139 Brighton School 139 Brooks Farms 31 Browns Shoe Inc. 120 Browser's Den of Magic 241 Bruce's Mill Conservation Area 30 Buckley Jiu-Jitsu 229 Buggy Bubble® 161 Bugs Without Borders 47, 84, 211 Building Blocks Montessori and Preschool 105 Bulldog Interactive Fitness 61, 222 Bumbleberry Kids Renewed Style 192 Bunch 25 Bunk House Kids 165 Burd's Family Fishing 25, 61 Busy Bodies Indoor Playground 61 Butterfly Paediatric Therapy 217 C C.H.I.L.D. Neurodevelopmental Treatment Center 216 Cafe of Life Chiropractic 180 Cakes By Robert 34, 41 Caley Taylor Photography 207 Camp Arrowhead 84 Camp Awakening Inc 216 Camp Boulevard, The Summer Break at the Lake 85 Camp Can-Aqua 101 Camp Connection 82 Camp Eden Away 85 Camp Gesher 101 Camp Green Acres 85 Camp Kandalore 101 Camp Kirk - Working to Raise Self-Esteem 101, 217 Camp Kodiak 217 Camp Northwood Preschoolers Only! 85 Camp Programs - Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation 85 Camp Robin Hood 85 Camp Wabikon 101 Camp Wahanowin 102 Camp White Pine 102 Campbell House Museum 25 Campbell House Museum Training Program for Teens 85 Canada - Mexico Cultural Exchange Centre 116 Canada's Largest Private School Expo-Toronto & Oakville 33 Canada's National Ballet School 2, 139 Canada's National Ballet School's The Shoe Room® 124 Canada's Wonderland 25 Canadian Association of Psychoanalytic Child Therapists 127 Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation- Toronto and District Chapter 217 Canadian Entertainers.com 28, 47, 154, 207 Canadian Hockey Academy, The 86, 231 Canadian International Air Show 33 Canadian Medek Centre TM 217 Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) 33 Canadian Pro Hockey Clinic 231 Canadian Red Cross Society, The 185 Candy Cakes 35 Candy Land Cakes 35 Candy-Coats 41 Candy-Coats 158 Cangrands National Kinship 203 Canlan Ice Sports - York 86, 231 Cap Consulting 135 Care-On-Call 113 Cari Bimbi Art & Decor 133, 170 Caricature Artist Michael McDonnell 154 Caricatures Unlimited 47, 154 Carol Ruskin - Reading Tutor 149 Carolyn Nikkanen Photography 207 Carolyn's Model & Talent Agency Ltd 191 Carren Gourzong Baby Nurse 113 Carrickmacross Golf Centre 224 Cartier Place Suite Hotel 244 Casa Loma 25, 61 Casa Vera Montessori School 139 Castle Kid Jumping Castles 38 Catholic Children's Aid Society of Toronto 189 Catwalk Girls Modelling & Makeup Parties 47 Cecil Community Centre 195 Cedar Creek Riding School and Camp 86, 228 Celebrations Entertainment Co./Woodbridge Party Centre 48 Centauri Summer Arts Camp 102 Centennial Park Mini-Indy 16 Center of Multicultural Dance 2, 10 Central Eglinton Community Centre 194 Central Learning Centre 150 Centre Bowl 17 Centre for autism, remediation and education Ltd. 216 Centreville Family Amusement Park 25 CGS 139 Chair-Man Mills 159 Chamelea 61 Chandelle Productions 48 Chappell Farms 31 CheerForce All-Star Cheerleading 225 Chef Upstairs, The 13, 113 Cheryl Powell, Baby Nurse 114 Child Behaviour Consulting -In Your Home: CGH Family Support 128 Child Development Institute 127 Child Find Ontario 103, 189 Child Tax Benefit (Automated Line) 189 Child's Play 62 Childbirth and Parenting Centre St Joseph's Health Centre Breastfeeding Clinic 80 Children's Fitness Centres of Canada 225 Children's Peace Theatre 86

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Children's Technology Workshop 62 Children's After Hours Clinic 178 Children's Aid Society of Toronto 189 Children's Arts Theatre School 6 Children's Arts Theatre School Summer Camp 86 Children's Garden Nursery School 139 Children's Haircuts in your home 175 Children's Magic Moments 105 Children's Parties and Music Programs by Robyn (B.A., B.Ed.) 48,155,198 Children's Place, The- Cookstown Manufacturers' Outlet Mall 122 Children's Services Information Line 106 Children's Technology Workshop 86 Children's Television Studios 6 Childventures Early Learning Academy 106 Chin, Dr. Joan; Family Dentist 183 CHIRO-PED - Custom Made Shoes & Foot Orthotics 120 Chocolate Charm 35, 42, 158, 159 Chocolate Tales 48 Chris Klein Caricatures 155 Chris Westfall - Magician 48 Christine Ng - Royal LePage Signature Realty vii Christopher Robin Babysitting Service 114 Chrysalis Homeschool Resources & Information 135 Chu's Martial Arts 229 Chuck E Cheese 16 Chudleigh's Apple Farm 31 Church Street School Childcare Centre 106 Cider House Golf 224 Circle R Ranch 102, 228 Circus Camp at Wonderful World of Circus 86 Circus Parties at Wonderful World of Circus 62 Cirque-ability 62, 86 City CPR Centre First Aid Courses 185 City of Barrie Special Events 33 City of Toronto Beaches 33 City Parent Newsmagazine 203 City Pharmacy Remedy'sRX 80 City Sightseeing Toronto 25 CJ Skateboard Park & School 223 Claireville Ranch 228 Clapping Land Music Studio 199 Clarke Academy of Dance 2 Classic Bowl 17 Classical Music Conservatory 10 Clay Room, the 23, 62, 86 Clean George 180 Clearly Speaking 221 Cliffwood Community Childcare Centre 106 Clippopotamus 122 Clowns at Party California 48 Clowns by Bob the Big Kid 48 ClubZ In-Home Tutoring Inc 150 CN Tower 25, 62 CNIB (formerly Canadian National Institute For The Blind) 217 CNIB - Library Resource Centre 78 Colborne Lodge in High Park 26 Collaborative Therapy & Assessment Group 128 CollaborativeTherapy&AssessmentGroup-DrStaceyWhyneBerman&DrRuthSlater135 Color Me Mine 23, 48, 62 Come N Jump Party Bouncers 38 Comfort & Joy Newborn Care 114 Comfy Cotton Diaper Service 134 Comfy Shoe Gallery 120 Community Association For Riding For The Disabled (CARD) 220 Condo Swim Lessons 235 Connie Pugliese Naturopathic Doctor & Bowen Therapist 180 Conservatory of Dance and Music 2 Consumer Product Safety, Health Canada 103 consumerinformation.ca 189 Contemporary Care Solutions 218 Continuum Wellness - Massage Therapy & Naturopathic Clinic 180 Converse Centre for Second Languages 9 Cookerydoo 62 Cookies and Bites 35 Cool Kids Carpets 165 COOL KIDS YOGA: Yoga Rocks Parties for Kids 49 Core Expectations - Pre & Postnatal fitness specialist 196 Cornell Cuts For Kids Inc. 175 Cornell Montessori School 139 Cosmo Novelties Inc. 158 Coulter Clinic Infant Massage 179 Counselling Connections for Children & Teens 128 Cousin Molly's Music Shows & Classes for Kids! 49, 211, 212 Craft & Hobby Emporium 23 Cranberry Golf Resort 244 Cranium Camp by Kinder Connection 86 Crawford Boys 125 CREATIONS ELIN 161 Creative Clowns 49 Creative Memories Consultant - Kimberley Mitton 23, 62 Creative Play - Indoor Playground Party Centre 62 Creative Spark Ceramic Painting Parties 49 Creative Vocalization Studio 10 Creature Quest Inc. 49, 211 Creditview Child Care Centre 106 Creepy Crawlers Express Educational Presentations 49, 212 Crestwood School 140 Crestwood Valley Day Camp 87 Cricko Reptile Food Delivery 203 cricko.ca : pet food delivery 240 Crime Prevention Association of Toronto (formerly Crime Concern) 104 Critter World: The Home of Travelling Critters 49 Crossed Swords 241 Cummer Skateboard Park - Toronto's First 16 Custom Comfort Care Inc 114 Cute Kid's Cuts Inc. 176 Cuthbertson Entertainment & Events 155 Cuttie Cut 62, 176 CV Designs For You! 159 D D & J Deejay Services 155 D Jay Entertainment - Clowns, Magicians, Mentalists, Musicians 49, 155 D-Phi Summer Sorority 87 Daly Live Music Entertainment 155 Dance Place Summer Camp 87 Dance Place, The 2 Dance Zone, The 2 Dancing With Carolyn! 10 Danforth Bowl 17 Dave Snider Music Centre/Music School 10 David Beckett Photography 207 Davina's Swim House 235 Dayian Photography 207 Debi Sander Walker Entertainment 155 Deborah Chesnie Cooper PhD 135

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Decadent Cookie Favours 35 Deena's Fotos 207 Deerhurst Resort 244 Del Active Sports Camps 87 Delawana Inn Resort 244 Delectable Creations 35 Delta Chelsea Hotel 63, 244 Delvio Parent-Child Clinic 128 Dental Emergency Service 183 Design Exchange Summer Camps 87 DesignHer Co. 13 Designs by Veronica 23 DIALOGUE:ProfessionalDevelopmentResourceforCanadianEducators137 Diamond Personnel Inc 116 Diamond, Dr. Aubie, MD: Mohel 126 Diana Daycare 107 Diana Drew Singing Studio 10 Diaper-Fit for Moms & Tots by H2O-FIT (est. 1984) 196 Dignity Transportation Inc 205 Dimerman, Sara - Psychological Services and Parent Education 128 Dippin'Dots Ice Cream - Ice Cream Of The Future 35, 159 Direct Interiors 165 Discover York Region! 26 Discovery Day Camp 87 Discovery Gymnastics 225 Discovery Toys, Wendy Litvak 137, 203, 214, 216, 240, 241 Distinction Home Care Services 116 Distress Centre (24 Hours) 189 DMS Video Productions Ltd 155 Don Valley Academy 140 Don Victoria Softball League 234 Donna's Driving Service 50 Double Take 192 Douglas Snow Aquatic Centre 26 Down Syndrome Association of Toronto 218 Downey's Farm Market and Winery 26, 32 Downsview Park 33, 87, 214 Downsview Park Family Programs & Events 26 Downsview Park Sports Centre 223 Dr. David Shapiro, Orthodontist 183 Dr. Jill Kelner, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine 180 Dr. Lennard Weiss, Orthodontics 183 Dr. Regan T s- Naturopathic Doctor, Midtown Health & Wellness Clinic 180 essi Dr. Shonna L. Masse, Paediatric Dentist 183 Dragon Fencing Academy 229 Dragoon Puppet Theatre 50 Drama Mamas, The 6, 199 DramaWay 7, 218 DramaWay Birthday Celebrations - PartyWorks 50 DramaWay Birthday Parties and Multi-Arts Enrichment Camp 88 DreamBox Learning K-3 Math 150 Dreams Indoor Playland 63 Drummer's Choice 10 Durham Region Parents Of Multiple Births Association 205 Dutchess of Dough-Nut Free, The Bakery 35, 159 Dynamix Kidvivor Birthday Adventure 50 E E Fulcher Group Ltd 191 e.p.i.c. School 140 Earl Bales Ski Centre & Centennial Park Snow Centre- Ski and Snowboard Toronto 233 EarthChild Clothing 123 East York Skating Club 231 Easter Seals Ontario 218 Eastie Boyz Paintball 63 Eat My Words 35 Eclectics ArtWare 170 Eclipse Photography 207 Eco-Me 180 Ecoexistence 181 Education SUCCESS! 150 EfstonScience: The Science & Astronomy Superstore, Since 1970 241 Eh2zee.com 170 Elegant Invitations 159 Elena Fours Speech Language Services 221 ElginView Montessori School 140 Eli Kassner Guitar Academy 10 Elite Basketball Camps 88 Elite Basketball Weekly Lessons 223 ella + elliot 165 Ella Minnow Children's Bookstore 78 Emily Press Labels 82, 137 Enchanted Events Party Rentals 159 Enchanted Parties by Carrie 50 Energy Karate 229 Entertainment Galore 155 Entertainmentbridge-Celebrating the life you are 50 EO HomeCare 116 ephotobaby 207 ErinoakKids Centre for Treatment & Development 218 ERT - Emergency Response Training 185 Esther Myers Yoga Studio 196 Etiquette Ladies, The 13 Etobicoke Humane Society 212 Etobicoke Suzuki Music 10 Etobicoke Suzuki Music - Headstart class for 2-4 year olds 199 Eunice's Swim School 235 eventworks: digital photo novelties 158 Everplay Installation Inc 210 Evymama Nursing and Maternity Boutique 80 Excellent Enterprises (Dottie Dancer the Clown and Friends) 50 Exceptional Learning Centre 217 Execu-Nannies Inc. 116 Exhale Mobile Spa - Spa Princess Birthday Parties 50 Expert Tutors 150 Explanations Unlimited: In-Home Tutoring Specialists 151 Explorations Camp 88 Exposure Talent 191 Extend-A-Family 218 Extraordinary Beginnings - A Studio For Inspirational Play 193 Extreme Fun Indoor Playground 63 Eyeglass Factory, The 188 eyevisit OPTICAL 188 F FABUCRAFT Beads 23 Fabulous Cakes & Confections 35 Factory Event Venue 159 Fairy Fun Parties 50 Fairyland Theatre 63 Fairytale Parties 51 Families in Transition: Family Service Association of Toronto 128 Families Makin' Music 199 Family Day Care Services 107, 218 Family Matters Caregivers Inc 116 Family Resource Centre, The 195 Family Resource Connection 195

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Family Support Institute Ontario 195 Fantasy Fables Children's Entertainment Inc 51 Fantasy Fair 16, 63 Farco Entertainment 51, 155 FasTracKids - The Enrichment Place 151 Faywood Boulevard Child Care Centre 107 Feel The Beat 51 Fern Avenue Art 20 Fern Resort 244 Fiesta World 42 fiesta4kids.inc 38, 51 Filiatrault, Dr. Amber 129 Filmberries Kids Club 7 First Foundations Children's Academy 193 Fish 4 Trout 26 Fitgirls Inc 88 Fitness 4 Success Inc 63, 222 Five Star Ranch 228 Flaghouse 218 Flameless Candles 104 Flamingos & Friends 173 Flare Group, The 64 Flip Art 20 Flying Dragon Bookshop, The 78 Food Allergy and Anaphalaxis Network 179 Footprints Therapy 185 For Baby & You: Wendy Goodman, Lactation Consultant 80 Foreman's Family Mediation, Individual, Couple & Family Counselling and Parenting Education 129 Forest Hill Children's Dentistry- Dr. Brett Saltzman 184 Forest Hill Figure Skating Club 231 Forest Hill Montessori School 140 ForgetMeNot photography 208 Forsythe Family Farms 2009 Inc. 32 Fort York National Historic Site 26 Fox Pony 123 Franklin Carmichael Art Group, The 88 Fraser School Child Care 107 Freedex 218 French Connextion 78 French for Fun 9 Freshcoat Custom Airbrush & Graphic Design 133, 155 Friedman, Dr Tracy MSW, EdD 129 Friendly Dinosaur 52 FringeKids of Toronto Theatre Festival 33 From The Heart Imagery 208 Front Door Organics 174 Fun Bounce House Rentals 38 Fun To Grow On 241 Fun to Learn Montessori 140 Fun with Music Together 199 Funology 64 FunZone Party Centre Ltd. 64 Future Stars Arena 64, 159, 231, 232 G G.S. Aquatics (Georgina Shaw Aquatics Inc) 235 G.S. Aquatics - Gymnastics Programs 226 Game Butler 52, 155 Gap Academy 151 Garden's Path Floral Studio 159 Gardner Piano, Guitar & Vocal Lessons: 11 Garrison Creek Art Education Centre 21 Garrison Creek Art Education Centre - Summer Camp 88 Gary Durrant Basketball 88, 223 Gayle Kertzman Wedding & Special Event Planning 155 Gemini Photography 208 Geneva Centre for Autism 216 Gentle Connections Infant Massage 179 Gentle Mothering Breastfeeding Services 80 George Hull Centre for Children & Families, The 127 George's Trains 241 Gervais Party & Tent Rentals 39 Giant Steps Toronto/York Region 148 Gibson House (1851) 26 Girl Guides Of Canada - Ontario Council 1 Gisele's Crafts 170 Glass Dharma 181 Glen Bernard Camp 102 Glen Eden Ski & Snowboard Centre 233 Glen Haffy Conservation Area 30 Glenbrook Day Camp 88 Glow Baby 170 Go! Toys & Games 242 GoGolf 224 Golden Canadian Productions 52, 156 Golden Opportunity Entertainment 52 Golden Ridge Golf 64, 88 Gone Shopping 181 Got U Covered Linens Inc. 158 Government of Canada -Children 105 Grace Announcements 159 Grade Expectations Learning Centres Richmond Hill 151 Grand River Toys Company 240 Grandma's Little Darlings 123 Grandview Farms Summer Horse Camp 102 Grassroots Floorball Inc. 232 Great Big Theatre Company 7 Green Apple Kids 107 Green Gecko Photography 208 Greenberg, Dr. Mark. Family Physician & Certified Mohel 126 Gretchen & Co. 123 Groove Creative Arts Center 15 Groove School of Dance 2, 64 Groove School of Dance - Preschool Programs 199 Growing Image 123 GSchool Tutoring 151 Gymalaya Gymnastics Club 64, 226 Gyros Gymnastics 64, 88, 226 Gyros Gymnastics: Ready, Get Set, Go! 198 H H2Outdoor Swimming - lessons in your home 235 Hair Joy 176 Haircuts on Wheels 176 Hairy Tarantula Comics and Cards Ltd 242 Half-Baked Ideas Inc. 35 Halleluja Drummers; Interactive Drumming Circles 52, 156 Halton Child Care Providers Association - Oakville Chapter 107 Hand Painted Murals 133 Handsies & Footsies Forever 173 Hangar at Downsview Park, The 64 Happy Faces Party 52 Happy Hikers 88 Happy Nappy Inc 134 Happy Time Clowns & Magicians - Tom Horton's Talent 52, 156 Harbourfront Centre 27 Harbourfront Centre March Break and Summer Camps 88

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Harbourfront Centre: Natrel Rink 232 Harvey the Magician 52 HD Personalized Playing Cards 158 Head Start Montessori School 140 Health and Safety Store 104 Health For Baby - Ilana Sirkovich RN, BScN, IBCLC 80 Health in Motion Rehabilitation 185 HealthQuest Chiropractic Wellness and Rehabilitation Centres Inc. 186 Healthy Aesthetics 181 Healthy Dentistry 184 HealthyOntario.com 187 Heart Lake Conservation Area 31 Heart To Heart Baby Slings 161 Heartland Equestrian 228 Heather Hogan Photography 208 Helen Turk Speech Clinic: Paediatric Services 221 Help Is On The Way Kids Themed Birthday Parties 52 Helping Hands Caregiver Services 116 Here's My Baby! Fine Portraits 208 Hicks Counselling Services 129 High Park Family Fun Place 64 High Park Martial Arts 229 High Park Zoo 27 High Peaks Playground Construction 210 Higher Ground For Kids 123 Hillcrest Camp 89 Hillcrest Progressive School - Private Jewish Preschool 140 HipO 192 Historic Sites & Museums of Toronto 64 HiTIDE Productions 156 Hockey Hall of Fame 27 Hollows Camp 102 Hollywood Birthdays 52 Hollywood Camps 89 Honeybunch 242 HoopDome 223 Horses of Course 220 Horseshoe Resort 244 Horton Tree Farms 32 Horvath Photography 208 Hudson College 141 Hudson Summer Day Camp 89 Humber Arboretum - Centre for Urban Ecology 27, 65, 89 Hyperbaric Oxygen for Autism 216 I I bake you eat 36 Ilene Dixon: Newborn Baby Care 114 Impeccable Image International - etiquette classes for kids 14 Imperial Personal Assistant 174 In A Pinch 114 In Play Inc 65 In Play Inc - Lil Kridders 65 Inch by Inch Child Care 108 Incredible Novelties 158 Indigo Books and Music 78 INFACT Canada 81 International Family Caregivers Inc. 116 International FC 234 International Sunshine Caregivers 116 Invest in Kids 203 Invitations by Design 160 IrinaPhotography 208 It's A Girl Thing Spa Parties 52 It's My Party 42 It's A Surprise - Princess & Popstar Parties 52 It's A Surprise Party Planning 36 It's Playtime Childcare Centre Inc 108 J J & F Home Childcare Services 108 J & J Crafts 23 Jackman Community Daycare Camp 90 Jacq of all trades! 176 James Funnyhat: Songs & Stories 53 James Funnyhat: Songs & Stories 156 Jellybeenz Indoor Play and Party Centre 65 Jennifer Cotman Photography 208 Jennifer MacEachern-Paediatric Physiotherapy 218 Jennifer's Private Skating lessons 232 Jesin, Dr Aaron: Family Physician & Certified Mohel 126 Jewish Discovery Programs 27, 193 Jewish Family & Child 189, 203 Jewish Family Institute at The Village Shul 131, 204 JGardner Entertainment and Event Management Inc 156 Jiggles & Giggles Indoor Playground and Party Centre 18, 65 Jill Davis Kids 170 Joanna Raven B.A(Hons.), B.Ed -Tutor/Educational Consultant 151 Joie De Vivre 36 Jonesy Custom Stationery 160 Joy of Dance Studio 2, 90 Judi The Manners Lady 212 Judy's Group Fitness Inc 223 Julie Broadbent Photography 208 Jungle Cat World Zoological Park 27 Junior Academy, The 141 Just Bounce Trampoline Club 66, 90, 226 Just for Kicks Soccer 234 Just for Kids Clinic at St. Joseph's Health Centre 178 Just For Me Personalized CDs 170 Just Imagine!! Sharon Stern 7 Just Like Mom Nanny Agency 117 Just Me Music Canada 170 Just Play Dates - online meeting place for moms 205 Justine's Fun Faces 53 K K.I.D.S. - Kid's Interior Design Store 161, 166, 168, 170 Kai Kids 181 Kaleidoscope 192 Kalev Rhythmic Gymnastics Centres 226 Karen Garscadden Consulting Inc. 156 Karen Halpern, Ed.D, Speech & Language Pathologist, Reg. CASLPO 221 Karen's Private Swim Lessons 236 Kateri Kids Childcare Centre 108 Katie's Cakes 36 Kelly's Candy Apples and Gifts 42 Kendal Aquatics 236 Keri's Dancin' Kids (KDK)~Energized Entertainment 53, 156 Kettleby Valley Camp and Outdoor Centre 90, 102 Ki Karate School 230 Kid Brother Clothing 123 Kid's Fun Factory - Science, Teddy Bear and Craft Adventures 53 Kid's Fun Factory, The: Cooperative Learning Specialists 212 Kiddie Kobbler Limited 120 Kiddie Proofers 104, 166 Kiddies Korner Indoor Playground and Birthday Centre 66 Kiddiesworld Of Furniture 166 Kiddy Kidswear 125

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Kidnasium 66, 226 Kidnetix Edu-Play Centre Inc. 66 Kids Can Do Therapy 217 Kids CAN Social Centre for Children - Autism & Asperger's Syndrome 216 Kids Club Toronto 120 Kids Costumes/Mostly Dolls 124 Kids FUNction (Cyril Rehab) 218 Kids Help Phone 129, 189 Kids Inc Day Camp 90 Kids Kuts 176 Kids Lane Ltd 169 Kids on Broadway 7 Kids on the Loose Playland & Cafe 66 Kids Safety Transport Inc 206 Kids Super Gym Mississauga 90, 226 Kids Time Family Fun Centre 19 Kids Unlimited 54 Kids' Line: York Community Services & Housing Dept 189 kidskoolTrans - Transportation for Kids 206 KidsLootbagz.ca 42 Kidsports 66 Kidsportsplex 66 Kidstreat 125 Kidsworld Day Camp & Funworld Day Camp (Bayview & York Mills) 90 Kidz Rock Climbing & Party Centre 66 Kidz Universe & Laser Town 66 Kim's Characters 54 Kin-R-Gee Family Centre 66 Kin-R-Gee LearningCentre 108 Kinder Connection/The Reading Connection 141, 194 Kinder Zone Indoor Playground 66 Kinderland Education and Childcare Centre 108 Kingsway Conservatory of Music & Dramatic Arts 11, 199 Kingsway Psychological & Behavioural Services 136 Kiwanis Club of North York 214 Klean Kanteen 181 KNionrdthewr Qootmd Montessori Parent & Tot 194 Koffler Centre of the Arts 11, 21 Kohai Educational Centre 148 Kortright Centre For Conservation 31, 218 Kortright Day Camps 90 Kumon Canada Inc 151 L L F Warehouse Ltd 188 L.E.'s Candy Shop 42 La Citadelle: International Academy of Arts & Science 141 La Compagnie des Petits 123 La Leche League Of Metropolitan Toronto 81, 190 La Muse 90 LabelLighthouse 82 Ladybug Clowning Connections 54 ladybugs creative stationery 82 Lakeshore Arts 90 Langer, Jacob C, MD: Pediatric Surgeon and Certified Mohel 126 Lapin Câlin 123 Laptop Lunches 181 Laser Quest 16, 66 Lastman, Janyce - Education Consultant, Case Manager 136 Latcham Gallery 21 Laughing Trunk Inc, The - Creative Learning Centre 54 Learning Disabilities Association Of Ontario 219 Learning Jungle School - Greensborough Campus 108 LearnSwim 236 Leaside Children's Dentistry - Dr Katherine Ing 184 Ledbury Park Hebrew School 9 Lee Wiggins Childcare Centre 108 Legacy of Dance Academy- 18th season 2, 67 Lesley's Party Sandwiches 36, 160 Li'L Niblets & Baby Sprouts 166 Lice Squad Canada 177 Lieberman, Dr. Melissa, Registered Clinical Psychologist 129 Lieberman, Susan: Family Therapist, HonBA, DCS 129, 136 Lil Divas mobile spa parties 54 Lil Vogue 125 Lil' Explorers Clubhouse and Indoor Gym 67 Lila Isaacson: Speech-Language Pathologist 221 Lilly Belle 54 LimiKids 222 Linden School 141 Lionel's Pony Farm & Petting Zoo 32, 214 Lisa Productions 156 Lisa Seward Child Therapy 130 Listening Centre, the 219 Little Dollhouse Company 240 Little Miss Clips 123 Little Miss Henna 156 Little Owl Preschool 141 Little Party Shoppe 42 Little Peoples Transportation Corp 206 Little Stamp Company, The 170 Little Stork Naturals 181 Little Tots Hair Shop 177 Little Tots Inc 109 Little Voices, Dancing Feet with Jodie Friesen 11, 199 Living Rhythm 54, 156, 212 Liza's Home Day Care 109 Loblaws Cooking Schools 67 Lofty Entertainment 54 LOLART Enjoy Education Inc. 21 Lolobeauty - Uniquely Chic Pamper Parties for Girls 54 Long & McQuade Musical Instruments 11 Loot Lady, The 42, 171 Loots of Fun Lootbags 42 Lori Pearlstein - Playworks 7 Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People 238 Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People Drama School 7, 67 Love & Learn Child Care 109 Love Child 123 LOVE, MOMMY: Writing Love Letters To Your Baby 79, 171 LoveGan Ltd 174 Lubavitch Day Camp 90 Lucia's Face Painting 54 Lucky Strike Lanes 17 Lumiere Kids 166 Lycee Francais de Toronto 141 Lydia Ling Breastfeeding Support 81 Lynrich Arts 67 Lytton Park Tennis Camps 91, 224 Lyyli - One of a kind Clothing For Kids 123 M M'or Sweets 36 Mabel's Fables Children's Bookstore 78, 171, 197 Mabel's Labels 82 Mackenzie House Museum 67

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Maco Security Systems 104 Macy Mills Photography 208 Mad Science 14, 55, 91, 212 Madelaine's Mom 171 Magen Boys High Energy Entertainment 55, 156 Maggie's Sweets 36 Magic Bus Company, The 206 Magic Dan 55 Magic Forest Day Camp 91 Magic Hill Farm 214 Magic on The Wall 133 Magic Plus More 55 Magical Clown - Dumpling 55 Magical Minds Inc. 42 Magication 242 Magnificent Creations Limitee 79 Main Event Invitations, The 160 Main Street Dance 3 Making Music Together 199 Mama's House 24 hour Childcare Centre 109 Mama's House Childcare Centre 109 MangoBaby Baby Carrier 163 Maple Academy of Dance Inc. 3 Maple Preschool Where learn & play go hand in hand. 109, 143 Maplelea Girls (Avonlea Traditions) 241 Marble Slab Creamery 294 Marcovitch & Associates: Drs. Sharon & Howard Marcovitch, Registered Psychologists 130, 136 Marcy Cares 115 Margot's Smashing Designs 171 Mark Lewis Magic Show 55 Markham Hearing Centre 221 Markham Museum 91 Markham Theatre for Performing Arts 238 Markville Montessori School 143 Marni Wasserman - Natural Personal Chef and Holistic Nutritionist 187 Martha Hicks School of Ballet 3, 67, 92, 200 Mary's Treasure Box 42 Mastermind Toys & Books 242 Maternity Benefits (Canada Employment & Immigration) 190 Math Masters Tutoring 152 Mattel Toy Outlet 240 Maxi Mom & Me 81 Maximum Music DJ Service 156 Maxine's Multiple Birth Care 115, 205 MC Tennis Academy 14, 92, 225 McCloskey Irish Dance 3 McGrath Highland Dancers 3 McMichael Canadian Art Collection 27 Meadesmith School of Music and Drama 7, 11 Meadowest Preschool 143 Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament 67, 214 Medvisit Doctors House Call Service Inc 178 Melonhead Children's Hair Care 177 Memory Lane Video Transfer 55 Meretsky, Corry - Educational Consultant 136 Merit Academy 143 Merlins Party Bouncers 39 Merlins Party Bouncers & Game Rentals 157 Merriam School of Music 11 MESSY HANDS Art Bus & Studio 21, 92, 193, 213, 214 Metro Police General Information (for non-emergencies) 190 Metro Toronto Skating Academy 92, 232 Mette Vangso 181 MHSB Dance Shop 124 Midoco Art & Office Supplies 23 Mikki Leung - Violin & Theory Instructor (Etobicoke) 11 Miko Toy Warehouse 240 Mine By Design 171 Mini Circuit Wheels for Kids 242 Mini Toes 121 Mini-Skool 'A Child's Place' Inc. 109 Mississauga Ballet Association 4 Mississauga Marathon Children's Program 33 Mobile Aquatics 236 Mobile Nail Spa 56 Molly Crealock Photography 208 Moments in Time by Lisa Husar 171 Mommy and Baby Fitness Workout and PlayTM 196, 205 Moms To Be …and More 166 Momzelle Nursing Clothing 81 Monkey Club - Parties & Entertainment 56 Monkey See Monkey Do Childcare 109 Montcrest School 143, 149 Montessori Education Centre 143 Morning Dew Designs 160 Moscovitch, Dr. Jill, Psychologist 137 Mother Hubbard's Cupboards Factory Direct Children & Baby Furniture 166 Mother's Choice 167 Motherisk 178, 190 Mount 'N Seal 133 Movement from Within 15 MOVIES for MOMMIES - Canada's Original Parent & Baby Film Event! 197 Mr. Case Inc 134, 174 Mr. Convenience Furniture Rentals 163 MR. EXCELLENT SPORTS ACADEMY 92 Mulberry Bush 192 Multilingual Kids 194 Multiple Births Canada/Naissances multiples Canada 205 MumNet 205 MuralMom 133 Murals by Rosanna Russo 133 Muscular Dystrophy Canada 219 Music Studio, The 11 Music to Grow By 200 Music with Jayne Harvey 200 Music with Kayla 56, 200, 213 Music with Nancy 200 Music With Simone 56 Music With Simone 200 Musica Music School 11 MusicaMusicSchool;MusicPups®,&MusicforY oungChildren®Program200 Musical Moments with Sophie Bell 12, 200 Musical Munchkins Inc. 200 My Artlab 14, 21, 67, 92 My Fencing Club 223 My Gifted Child 242 My Gym Children's Fitness Center 198 My Lil' Miracle & Indisposables™ 134 My Perfect Princess Party & My Perfect Superhero Party 56 MyBabysitter 109 MyCamp 92 Mystic Drumz 56, 213 N Name Tapes: Quality Iron On Labels 82 Name Your Tune 171

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NameLabels - Iron On Name Tags For Camp 83 Nammu Swimming Hats 125 Nannies And More Placement Agency Inc 117 Nannies on the Hill 117 NanniesCanada.ca 117 NannyNanny 117 Nascar SpeedPark 67 Natalie Kessler - Private Piano Lessons 12 Natalie Orenchuk Msw. Rsw. Bsw. B.A. Gifted & Special Needs 137, 219 National Eating Disorder Information Centre 190 National Film Board Mediatheque Animation Camps 92 National Film Board of Canada Mediatheque 27, 214 National Music Camp of Canada 102 National Training Rinks 232 National Youth Bowling Council 18 Natural Learners Environmental School 143 Naturally Beautiful Photography 209 Naturino Children's Shoes 121 Neighbourhood Development Swim Club of Scarborough (NDSCS) 236 Network Child Care Services: Group Child Care 110, 113 New Toronto Cooperative Nursery School 144 Newman Breastfeeding Clinic & Institute 81 Next Door Family Resources 195 Nezon, Dr Errol; Certified Paediatric Dentist 184 Nikki Goldman 56, 197, 213 North Beach Dinosaur Dig 67 North Beach Indoor Rock Climbing Parties 68 North Beach Indoor Volleyball Academy (Since 1993 ) 68, 93, 160, 223 North Shores Dental- Dr Sydney Reyes, Dr Sara Ansari 184 North Toronto Children's After Hours Clinic 178 North Toronto Early Years Learning Centre 144, 152, 194 North Toronto Institute of Music 12 North Toronto Karate Schools 230 North Toronto Moms Group 205 North York Girls Hockey League 232 North York Suzuki School of Music 12, 200 Northern Karate Schools 230 Northwood Academy - Montessori Plus! 144 Northwood Zoo 27 Nottawasaga Inn Resort 244 Nuf House 68 Nutrition in Motion ... We do the diet, You lose the weight 188 O O'Connor Bowl 18 Oakville Daycare Providers 110 Oakville Galleries Summer Art Camps for Kids 93 Of Rock and Chalk 68, 93 Oh So Sweet 56 Oink Oink 171 Olly -Shoes Fit for a Kid 121 Olympium Synchro Swim Club 236 Once Upon A Child 192 One-Of-A-Kind Children's Parties 56 Ontario Badminton Association 223 Ontario Block Parent® Program Inc 104 Ontario Early Years Centre; Scarborough Agincourt 194 Ontario Early Years Centre; Scarborough Southwest 194 Ontario Early Years Centres, 194 Ontario Equestrian Federation 228 Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy 219 Ontario Health Card Inquiry 187 Ontario Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Centre 216 Ontario Medical Association Find a Doctor service 187 Ontario Parenting Education 131 Ontario Place 27 Ontario Ringette Association 232 Ontario Science Centre 28, 68, 93 Ontario Travel 244 Options in Education - Judy Winberg M.Ed. 137, 149 Orange Dot - Party Studio 69 Orange Dot - Studio for Moms & Growing Families 196, 205 Orange Dot Camps - Kindergym, Art, Music & Drama 94 Orange Model Management Inc. 191 Orderly Lives 204 Orenchuk, Natalie; Msw. Rsw. Bsw. B.A. Gifted, Special Needs 130 Organics Delivered 174 ORGANIZE 4 YOU 204 Organized Zone Inc Professional Organizers 204 Ori Watkin Video Productions 157 Oriole Nursery School 94, 144 Owlkids 79, 171 P Paediatric Physiotherapy Associates 219 Paint A Lifestyle 133 Pamper Me Princess Parties, Mobile Spa 56 Pande Family Wellness Centre 180 Papa's Photography 209 Papa's Trains 56 Paper Price Princess 160 Papergrafix 160 Par-T-Perfect Party Planners 39, 56, 157 ParaSport Ontario (formely Paralympics Ontario) 220 Parent Education Network 132 Parent Engagement Seminars 130 Parent Talk 130, 132 Parentbooks 78 Parenting & Family Literacy Programs - T oronto District School Board 194 Parenting Insight - Parenting workshops 132 Parenting Network 132 Parenting Positively 132 Parenting Your Child to Sleep: Dr. Nicky Cohen 130, 180 Party At Your Place 57 Party For A Princess 57 Party Packagers - 20 Store Locations! 43 Party Supply Depot Ltd 43 Passport Office Abduction Notification 104 Pat Doherty, Guitar Instructor 12 Patterson-Kaye Lodge 245 Patty Cakes Puppetry 57 Paul Penna Downtown Jewish Day School 144 Paula F Photography 209 Pawsitively Pets For KIDS 94 PawsWay Pet Discovery Centre 28 Peanut Club Indoor Playground 69 Pedalheads TMBike Camps 94 Peek-A-Boo Creations 163 Peek-A-Boo Creations - Breastfeeding Supplies and Rental Depot 163 Peekaboo Child Care Centre 110 Peel Heritage Complex 28 Pegasus Children's Dance Studios 4 Pegasus Children's Dance Studios- Summer Creative Arts & Dance Camp 94 Peggy Bunny 177 People Towels 181 Performance Skating Schools Inc 213 Periwinkle Flowers 160

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Personalized Candy Bar Wrapper 43 Peter Riedel Photography 209 Petre Preschool 144 Petticoat Creek Conservation Area 31 Philip & Henry Productions: Magicians 57, 160 Phoenix Arts Group 22 Phonebox Events 157 Photographic Footprints 209 Pickering Athletic Centre 227 Pickering Playing Fields 16 Picture it Picture Books 79 Piece A Cake 171 Pilates for Life Ltd. 196 Pinestone Resort 245 Pingles Farm Market 32 Pippi's World Indoor Playground and Birthday Party Centre 19, 71 Pipsqueak Toys Inc. 242 Pitter Patter Dance and Music 201 Planet Dance Inc 57 PLASP Child Care Services 110, 212 Play 'n' Wear 192 Play + Art Therapy for Children 130 Play Haven 219 Play It Again Sports 223 Play-A-Saurus Indoor Playground & Private Parties Centre 71 Playdium 28, 71 Playful Minds Toys 242 Playground Paradise 71 Playmobil Canada Inc. 240 Playtime Bowl 18 Playworks Preschool 110 Plunge! Aquatic Centre 245 PLUS223 EDUCATION - The Algo Club 293 Poison Information Hotline 178, 190 Police, Fire and Ambulance Emergency 190 Potato Skins Inc 167 Pottery Barn Kids 168 Pottery, The 22 Power Soccer School of Excellence 234 Power Soccer School of Excellence - Camps 94 Pre & Postnatal Consulting Services 81 Precious Peekaboo Boutique 121 Precious Seconds 192 Premiere Elite Athletes' Collegiate 144 Prepskills® 144 PREPSKILLS® - SSAT and SAT Exam Specialists 152 Present Place 171 prettysweet Custom Cake Creations 36 Princess Palace Dress-Up Party Centre 71 Princess Parties Plus 57 Princess Publishing Inc - Family Medical Journal 172 Programme Passelle du CFT; French day treatment program 127 Prosserman Daycare & Preschool 110, 145 PTPA Media Inc. 204 Public Health Nurses: Region of Peel 187 Public Health Nurses: Toronto & Y Region Health Connection 81, 132 ork Puck's Farm, It's Fun! 32 Puddicombe Estate Farms & Winery 32 Pulse Dance Works 4 Put On A Happy Face 57 Q Qualified Tutors: We Come to You 152 Quality Clowns for a Low Price 57 Quash 181 Queens Montessori Academy 145 R Ragazzi 168 Rail Skate Park & School, The 94 Raina's Rainbow Party-Sing Along Fun for Kids 58 Rainbow Cinemas 71 Rainbow Play Systems of Ontario 210 Rainbow Playland (in Richmond Hill) 71 Rainbow Songs Inc 201 Rainbow's End Daycare Centre 110 Raintree Studio: Photo Montage 172 Raising Readers Children's Literacy Program and Bookclub 78 Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts 8 Rashmi's Veg Cakes 36 Raynham Stables 228 Reading Blossoms 152 Reading Recovery Tutor 152 Real Food for Real Kids 214 Real Programming 4 Kids 14 Red Oak Learning Centre 149 Redline Promotions Party Rentals 39, 157 Region of Peel - Public Health 81, 190 Reptilia 71 respiteservices.com 219 Rhythm Dance Studio 4, 72, 95 Ribbonheadz 124 Richmond Hill Country Club Day Camp 95 Richmond Hill Gymnastics 72 Rinx 72 Rising Sun Martial Arts 230 Riverdale Dance Centre 201 Riverdale Farm 32 Riverdale Homeopathy 187 Robert Davis Kids Music and Comedy Show 213 Rock Oasis Inc 72 Rock the House Children's Drama Studio Inc. 8, 72 Rocking Horse Daycare Centre & Kindergarten 110 Rogers Centre Tour Experience 28 Rollerguard Ltd Inline Skate School 232 Romy Budlovsky, BSc., H.D. - Homeopathic Doctor 187 Ron Beer's Family Self Defense Centre 230 Ron Guttman - The Party Magician 58 Rosanna's Creations 168 Rouge Hill Bowling Centre 18 Round The Bend Farm 32 Royal Academy Of Dance 4 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair 33 Royal Canadian Riding Academy 228 Royal Kid's Palace- Kids Birthday Party Centre 73 Royal Ontario Museum Saturday Morning Club 14 Royal Ontario Museum Summer Club 95 Royal Taxi Inc - School Transportation Division 206 Royal York Road Nursery School 145 RuMe Bags 181 Ryerson University Sports Day Camp 95 S S.M.A.R.T. Camp [Sports, Math and Recreational Training] 96 S.P .A.C.E. - The School of Performing Arts for the Community of East Y 4 ork Safari Zoo Camp - Wildlife Adventure 102 Sage Nutrition - The Allergy Solution 179 Salsa Babies - Latin Beat for Tiny Feet! 196 Salsa Tots 4

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Salvosa BJJ Ascension - Academy of Mixed Martial Arts 230 Samko Sales 240 Sammy G's Personalized Blankets, & Towels 172 Sandylion Warehouse Outlet 23, 242 Santa Claus Parade, The 33 Santa's Village & Sportsland 28 Saves Goaltending International 232 Say-She-Ate 174 Scarborough Historical Museum 96 Scherzo School of Music and Movement 96 Scholar's Choice 242 Scholes, Michelle, Dr 215 School of Canadian Children's Dance Theatre 4 School Of Toronto Dance Theatre, The 4 Schwartz, Dr. Rochelle - Family Physician & Certified Mohel 126 Scientists in School 213 SCKC Clothing 124 Scooter Girl Toys 242 Scooter's Roller Palace 16, 73 SCORE Birthday Bashes - Specializing in Sport Parties 73 SCORE Day Camp 96 Scouts Canada 1 Scrapbooking Parties by Veronica 58 Scrapbooks by Sindi 23, 74 Scratchlab DJ Institute 96 Second City 96, 238 See Me 3D- 3D Baby Imaging 187 Seedlings Home Daycare 111 Select Nannies Inc. 117 Seneca College Community Sport & Recreation; Dance Program 4 Seneca College Community Sport & Recreation; Gymnastics Program 227 Seneca College Community Sport & Recreation; Skating Program 232 Seneca Summer Camps - Sports, Arts & Science 96 Service Canada 190 Severn Lodge 245 Sew Be It Girl 14, 22, 97 Sew Cozy 172 Shake 'n' Bake 97 Shakespearience Performing Arts 8 Sharkey's Cuts for Kids 177 Sharon Cherniak: Speech - Language Services 221 Shelly's Nannies 118 Shendy's Swim School 236 Shoe Company, The 121 Showvision Entertainment 157 Shure Consulting Services: Nanny Tax Frustration Relief 118 Shuttle4kids 206 Sick Kids' Hospital - The 5 Fifty 5 Shop 242 SickKids Foundation 172 Sigel, Lisa B.; Child Therapist MSW. RSW. 130 Silly Scissors 177 SilverLining Designs - custom creations and decor 172 Silvershadow Photographic Images 209 Simone Finkelstein - Pediatric Nutritionist 188 Simply The Breast Lactation Services 81 Sing 201 Sing Music Studio 12 Sing with Me 201 Sivkin, Dorete; M.S.W., R.S.W., Child/Teen & Family Counselling 130 Skating Rink Hotline - Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation 233 Ski For Life - Cross Country Ski Instruction for Families 233 Skyriders Trampoline Place 227 Small Wunders Child Care Centre 111 Smart On Schools - Stacie Berman, M.Ed. 137 Smq Organics 163 Snowhawks Raven Ski and Snowboard School 233 Snug 124 Solar Stage Children's Theatre Birthday Parties 74, 238 Sole Power Productions 157 Solo Para Ti Gifts 172 Sonsuh Educational Supplies Inc 137, 242 Sony Centre For The Performing Arts 28, 238 SOS Sitter 115 South Simcoe Railway Heritage Corporation 29, 74 Spa Birthday Parties for Kids 58 Spanish Schoolhouse, The 9, 145 Spark Together for Healthy Kids 187 Spartacus Summer Camp 97 Special Greetings - Lawn Sign Rentals 173 Special Olympics Ontario 220 Specialty Food Shop 188 Sphere Entertainment 238 Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario 219 Spirit of Math® Schools 152, 213 sport specs & opticals 188 Sportball 74, 198, 224 Sportball; Summer Camps 97 Sports Poster Warehouse 133 Spot On Organizing 204 Sprout Right ... nutrition from tummy to toddler 188 Squint Eyewear 188 St Albans Boys & Girls Club 1 St. Philips Community Pre-School 145 Stage West All Suite Hotel & Theatre 238 Star Dance Academy 4 Star Potential Studios 8, 97 Starr Entertainment Inc 58 Stay at Home Music 12 Steeles West Gymnastics 227 Stein, Dr. Howard & Associates - Children's Dental Specialists 184 Steve Stober Photography 209 Steve's Magic 58 Steven Wilcox Murals 133 Stories & Music From Around the World 213 Stork's Night Out - Lawn Stork Rentals 173 Storylady 58 Storytelling Programs for Young Children 197 StoryTime 79 Stuck on You - Canada 83 Studio 51-Drama and Public Speaking Classes 8 Studio 7 - Birthday Parties 74 Studio 7 - Sewing Classes and Fashion Design Classes 15 Studio P.A.V.A.S. 15 Suckers Candy Co 43 Sue's Growing Ideas 168 Sugar Beat Music for Children 201 Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival 33 Sun Life Financial Museum + Arts Pass Program 29 Sunflower Montessori & Day Care 146 Sunnybrook Stables Ltd: Sunnybrook Park 97, 228 Sunporch Tutoring Inc 153 Sunseals.com 125 SUNSENSE Sun Protection Products 125, 169 Sunshine Enterprises: A Craft Birthday 58 Super Nanny CanadaTM 118 Super Science 15, 58, 137, 212

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Super Summer Soccer+ Camp: Royal City Soccer Club 97 Superior Events Group Inc 39, 157 Superkids Karate 230 Surrey Place Centre 216 Suzanne Merrett Photography 209 Swag Sisters, The 43 Swansea Nursery School 111 Swansea School of Dance 5 Swaye Entertainment: Adam Swaye 157 Sweet Keepsakes Inc 44 Sweets From The Earth 36 Swim for Life Aquatics - Lessons in Your Home Pool 236 Swim Time 237 Swimming Pool Hotline - Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation 237 Sylvan Learning Centre North Toronto 153 T T Y Innovative Education 153 TA Bounce & Party Event Planner 41 Tail Wags Helmet Covers 234 Talisman Mountain Resort 245 Tall Pines School 146 Tall Ship Kajama 29 Tamara Temes Party Consultant 157 Tanamakoon 102 Tandem Studios 5, 201 Tara Graham, Photographer 209 Tax4Nanny 118 TDSB Student Safety Line 190 Teachers On Call 153 Teaching Awareness Through Puppetry 213 TEAM School 146 Ted Reeve Hockey Association 233 Telch, Dr F; Charendoff, Dr G 184 Telehealth Ontario 190 Temmy Latner Hebrew School 9 Tender Hearts, Counselling, Consulting, Training 130 Tender Years Co-op School 146 Tennis Everyone 225 TenTen Tennis Program 97, 212 Tha Spot Dance Centre 5 That Chocolate Shoppe by the Lake 75 The Centre For Art & Soul 15 The Exhibition Therapeutic Riding Academy 220 The eZone 75, 160 The Haute Couture School of Fashion, Arts & Design 15 The Messy Monkey 22 The Prestige School 146 The Stork Market 173 The Theatre Centre 8 Theatre Ontario 8 Therapy with Children, Adolescents, Adults and Families 130 Throwing A Fit Pottery Studio 22 Thud Guard Canada 104 Tim Hough Caricatures 157 Timber Creek Miniature Golf & Fun Center 17, 29, 75 TimBUKtu Indoor PlayLand 19, 75 Time Doctor 204 Tiny Toes Photos 209 TMS Toronto Montessori Schools 146 Tom's Amazing Cats 58 Tom's Amazing Cats 213 Tomlinson, Jutka: Psychotherapy 131 toozels blankets 172 Top Quality Diapers 134 Toronto Academy Of Karate 230 Toronto Adventure Boot Camp 197 Toronto and District Parent Co-Operative Preschool Corporation 111 Toronto and Region Conservation Parks 31 Toronto Animal Services Municipal Liscensing and Standards 104 Toronto Argonauts Football Club 29 Toronto Aspirals Rhythmic Gymnastics Centre 227 Toronto Audiology Associates 221 Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club 29 Toronto Botanical Garden 29 Toronto Catholic District School Board 148 Toronto Centre for the Arts 160 Toronto Children's Chorus 12 Toronto Climbing Academy 75 Toronto Dance Vibe 5 Toronto District School Board 148 Toronto East Youth Band 12 Toronto Emergency Medical Services 190 Toronto Fencing Club 224 Toronto Fire Services Fire Station Tours 214 Toronto Flag Football League 224 Toronto Flute School 12 Toronto French Montessori School 146 Toronto French School 146 Toronto German School 146 Toronto Gymnastics International 227 Toronto Island Park 29 Toronto Kids Sports Club 224 Toronto Lynx/Lady Lynx Soccer Camps 97 Toronto Parents Of Multiple Births Association (TPOMBA) 205 Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation 197 Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation; Sports Programs 224 Toronto Police Museum & Discovery Centre 214 Toronto Premier Gymnastic Centre 227 Toronto Rock Lacrosse Club 30 Toronto Sailing & Canoe Club 99 Toronto SAT Specialists 153 Toronto School for Strings 12 Toronto Symphony Orchestra: Young People's Concerts 239 Toronto Synchronized Swimming Club 237 Toronto Tennis Camp 99 Toronto Transit Commission Information Line 190 Toronto Waldorf School 146 Toronto Youth Music Theatre Company 8 Toronto Zoo 30 Toronto Zoo's Overnight Serengeti Bush Camp 102 Toronto Zoo's Zoo Camp 99 Toronto's First Post Office Museum 30 Toronto's historic Sites- City of Toronto 30 Town Centre Montessori 146 Toyland Puppets 58 Toys Toys Toys 243 Toytown 44, 243 Travelling Reptile Show, The 58 Treasure Island Toys Ltd 243 Tri Kids Triathlon Series 222 Tricky Ricky 58 Trisha Smith Tutoring 153 Turning Pointe Academy of Dance Ltd 5 Tutor Doctor 153 Tutorite 153 TutorsTerrific 153 Twice as Nice 192 Twinkeys 115

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Two Moms Baked Goods - Safe Snacks 36, 75 Two Thumbs Up Tutoring 153 Two-at-a-Time Nursing Pillow 81 U UJA Federation - Jewish Information Service of Greater Toronto 204 Unionville Montessori School 146 United Martial Arts Canada 230 Universal Diapers 134 Universal Motion 219 Unsure Productions 12 Up & Coming Events Inc. 158 Upper Canada Child Care Centres 111 Upper Canada College 147 Upper Canada Day Camps 99 Upper Canada Kindergarten Programs 147 Uptown Yonge Preschool & Child Development Centre 111, 147 Urban Fairytale Puppet Theater 239 Urban Health Group - Young Family Care 187 V Valerie Golding, Baby Nurse 115 Valley Tennis Club 225 Vanessa Garrison Photography 209 Vanessa Jeakins Photography 209 Variety Village 220 Variety Village Summer & School Break Camps 99 Vaughan Gymnastics Club 227 Victoria Park Breastfeeding Clinic 81 Video Affairs 158 Video Trinkets 158 Vital CPR - First Aid Training 185 Vital Theatre Company 239 Vivace Studio 5 Voice for Hearing Impaired Children 221 VQ LifeCasting Studio 173 W Wanda's Creative Clay 59, 99 Wave Pool, The 17, 30, 75 Wee Care Placement Agency 118 Wee Cycled Kids Stuff 168, 192 Wee Ones by JaJoC 134 Wee Watch Enriched Home Child Care 113 Welcome Aboard Photography Studio 209 Wellness Wizards Ltd 188 West End Music Academy 13 West Rouge Soccer Club 234 West Scarborough Neighbourhood Community Centre: 195 Westbrook Montessori 147 What A Jewel 172 What A Mess! 193 Wheel Excitement Inc 224 Where's My Nanny? 118 Whimz Creatures & Crafts Camp 99 Whirlyball 75 White Oaks Montessori School 147 Whittamore's Farm, Market & Pick-Your-Own 32, 77 Widu 181 Wigamog Inn Resort 245 Wild Water Kingdom 30 Willow Centre 127, 127 Willowdale Christian School 147 WillowWood School 147 Wilmington Best Child Care 113 Windreach Farm 220 Wish Bedding 168 Wiz Kidz Day Camp 99 Wonderful World of Circus 228, 239 Wondermusic School 13 Woodbridge Academy of Gymnastics 198 WoodieWoodchucks Inc 77 Word on the Street 33 Wunder Blankets 163, 172 www.aboutkidshealth.ca 187 www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/programs/hco/default.aspx 190 www.pickyourown.org/canadaon.htm 32 X X-quisitte 36 Xpress yourself lawn signs 173 XSCAPE Entertainment Centre 77

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V Yamaha Music Schools 13, 201 Yamato Academy of Martial Arts 230 Yes I Can! Nursery School - Preschool/JK/SK. 147, 216 Yes I Can! Preschool Summer Camp 99 YMCA Day Camps 99 Yoga 4 Kids 15, 220 Yoga Interlude 132 Yoga Interlude for Kids 15 Yoga Sanctuary, The 15, 197 YogaBuds: Yoga for Kids, since 1997 15, 77, 180,198 Yonge Street Players Theatre School (since 1987) 8 York Centre for Children, Youth & Families 127 York Durham Heritage Railway 30 York Inline Hockey League 233 York Mediation York Mills Orthodontics, Dr. David Morrow 184 York Montessori School 148 York Paediatric Therapy Services Inc 220 York Professional Care & Education 113 York School of Dance 5 York School, The 148 Yorkview Kids Care 148 You Name it Baby! 172 Young Filmmakers Workshop 101 Young Minds Early Learning Centre 148 Young, Randi, M.S.W., R.S.W. 131 Your Fired ... 77 Yummylicious Cooking Centre Inc 101, 197 YWCA Camp Tapawingo 102 Z Zahra's School of Bellydance 5 Zareinu Educational Centre 149 Zealous Baby Care Services 115 Zelcovia Cookies 37 ZERO 20 125 Zidel, Dr. Brian 178 Zodiac 8 Zodiac Swim & Specialty Camp 101 Zodiac Swim School 237 Zoodonyms 172

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