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Free March Break 2017 Events Around Canada!

Free March Break 2017 Events Around Canada!

By Ambia Staley

It's that time of year again -- March Break is just around the corner for school children all around Canada. If you plan on staying close to home over the break, but still want to keep the kids stimulated, you may be happy to hear that there are plenty of free activities in which you can take advantage of!

So put your wallets away, get the kids ready, and check out our roundup of free March Break activities happening around Canada!

1. March Break Events at Indigo

Head over to your local Indigo store this March Break, as they're hosting a different craft or gaming event each day of the week! Dates vary for each location, but should match up with your local area's holiday schedule.

Notable activities include:

  • Hasbro Gaming Day - Try out some classic and new favourites from Hasbro Gaming
  • Hats off to Dr. Seuss - Celebrate 60 years of Dr. Seuss’ Cat In the Hat with crafts and games
  • Come Play-Doh with Us - Create pretend meals with Play-Doh Kitchen Creations

Check out our post for more information on dates and locations.

2. March Events at Toys R Us

Every Saturday throughout March, Toys R Us locations are hosting fun events including Make and Takes, demos, and giveaways. While these events occur on weekends, a few are bound to bookend your child's March Break holiday, so they're worth taking note of!

Notable activities include:

  • Mega Construx Halo Make and Take
  • Beyblade Burst + Play Doh Demo & Crafts
  • Beauty and the Beast Event Make and Take

Check out our post for more information on dates and locations.

3. Free Events and Workshops at Your Local Library

Libraries are not only a great place for borrowing books and DVDs, but most also host free classes, lectures, and workshops year-round. Be sure to check out your local library branch's event schedule around your child's March Break holiday, as most are bound to be hosting fun activities, workshops, and story-time sessions for kids and teens!

Places worth checking out include:

4. Free March Break Events at Mastermind Toys

If your kids love games and crafts, then you'll want to take them over to your local Mastermind Toys, where they can take part in a series of free Make and Take events every day during March Break!

Notable activities include:

  • Funky Pin Board Craft
  • Plushcraft Fab Fabric Craft
  • Crayola Model Magic

Check out our post for more information on dates and locations.

5. Free March Break Events at IKEA

If you've been thinking about heading to your local IKEA to pick up some new home decor, now's your chance, as various IKEA locations across the country are hosting a series of free games, activities and more that will keep the kids entertained throughout the week!

Notable activities include:

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Mad Science
  • Scavenger Hunts

Dates and activities will vary from location to location, so head online to your local store's page to check out the complete list. Also be sure to check out our post for more information.

What are your plans for the kids this March Break? Do you know of any other free activities in your area? Let us know in the comments!

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