By Lori Bosworth
It’s Easter weekend this weekend so Friday, April 18, 2014 (Good Friday) is a statutory holiday. Some lucky people will also enjoy a holiday on Easter Monday as federal, provincial and municipal government offices are closed. Here are some of the events in Toronto on Easter weekend:
1. Leslieville Flea – Check out the Leslieville Flea at The Fermenting Cellar, 28 Distillery Lane in the Distillery District on Sunday, April 20, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. While you’re at the Distillery District, have the kids participate in an Easter Egg Treasure Hunt at select stores in the District.
2. Avenue Q continues its run at the Lower Ossington Theatre with performances on Easter weekend.
3. The 48th Annual Beaches Easter Parade takes place on Easter Sunday, Sunday, April 20, 2014 beginning at 2 p.m. Sponsored by the Beaches Lions Club, the parade route begins at Munro Park and continues east along Queen Street East to Woodbine Avenue.
4. Spring Fling at Harbourfront takes place Apr. 18-20, 2014 from noon to 5 p.m. and includes the following activities:
- Family films at Queen’s Quay Terminal (Saturday and Sunday);
- Storytelling at Miss Lou’s Room at 2 p.m. and 3:30 pm. at York Quay Centre;
- Spring planting at the Discovery Garden;
- Discover the Waterfront during 30 minute walks at 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., leaving from the west side of York Quay Centre.
5. Easter Traditions at Colborne Lodge at High Park takes place Sat., April 19 and Sun., April 20, 2014 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Children can search for eggs throughout Colborne Lodge, then dye them using natural dyes. Cost is Adults $6.19 plus tax; Seniors/Youth $3.54 plus tax; and Children $2.65 plus tax. The last tour is at 3:15 p.m.
4. Francis Bacon & Henry Moore: Terror and Beauty continues at the Art Gallery of Ontario until July 20, 2014. Tickets are Adult $25, Senior $21.50, Student $21.50, Youth $21.50.
5. Jerusalem film continues at the OMNIMAX Theatre at the Ontario Science Centre.