Not sure how to keep your kids busy during the upcoming March Break? Here are seven awesome events happening in Toronto

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 For: The knights who are not afraid of dragons (Ages 4+)

Travel to a fairytale castle and explore an era of dragons and breathtaking adventures at Casa Loma. Toronto’s castle is going to completely transform into the world of Imagine Dragons from a bygone era. Become a real knight at knight school and attend multiple theatrical and interactive live shows that will bring you back to medieval times. Enjoy family-friendly activities such as arts and crafts and face painting, and explore the 800 ft underground tunnel, which leads you to the secret rooms of Casa Loma’s indoor bouncy castle.

For: Fans of Shrek (All Ages)

Visit all of your favorite characters from the beloved movie ‘Shrek’ as it comes to life on stage during this March Break. Shrek, Donkey, Fiona, and others welcome you to attend “Shrek The Musical” – a Tony Award-winning fairy-tale adventure, featuring songs from Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie; Caroline, or Change). You will love this show about a green ogre named Shrek, made for the whole family. An unlikely hero, Shrek goes on a daring quest to rescue feisty Princess Fiona and prove to everyone that beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder.

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For: Dinosaur Explorers (All Ages)

Come face-to-face with Zuul, a horned armoured dinosaur from seventy-six million years ago. This fascinating exhibit at the ROM will take you on a hands-on, interactive tour into Zuul’s world and tell you the tale of Zuul’s protection and survival against threatening predators, as well as other fascinating facts about this powerful animal. While you’re there, don’t miss out on the other two special exhibitions at the ROM. Explore the spectacular art and culture of one of India’s greatest former kingdoms in Treasures of a Desert Kingdom or visit a stunning exhibition of 100 all-new breathtaking photographs in Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

For: Young Artists (All Ages)

Did you know you can join professional artists and create your own piece of art at the AGO? Secret Ingredient is an immersive art installation and family art-making experience. You will create playful, faux sculptures of food both real or imagined, take family photographs, and have fun sharing cherished family recipes as well as coming up with new ones.

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For: Junior Detectives (All Ages)

Crime has struck the Black Creek Pioneer Village – someone has stolen the jewels! Join Sherlock Holmes to hunt for clues and question suspects to help find the criminals. Attend Watson’s Detective School and help the village solve the case of the missing jewels. As a reward for your help, you are invited to take a wagon ride around the village and get a taste of the sweet life at the Maple Syrup Show.

For: Beginner Photographers (Ages 5+)

Apple is inviting you to their Photo Lab where their awesome team will teach you new photo skills at no cost. You can learn new editing techniques and take a walking tour around the mall to explore the best lighting and angles for taking professional-looking photos. Kids will have a chance to experiment with interesting backgrounds, have a chance to direct their own photo shoot, and use Live Photos to capture the action and add fun art and text to their portraits. All you need is a fully charged iPhone to be part of this cool workshop.

For: Indigo Lovers (Ages 4+)

Indigo Books & Music is hosting awesome events and experiences Build a LEGO® Puppy’s Playhouse, make your favorite slime desserts with ORB Slimm Café, create adorable clay critters and mini desserts with Klutz and so much more.

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