Living in major cities (or near them) helps when we're planning our March break activites. From city run day-events to music lesons and concerts, there's all sorts of stuff to keep our kids happy. This weekend, Toronto hosted one of many comic book conventions, Comic Con, run by the same team that does Fan Expo and as always, kids are free! This year's expo hosted a HUGE reunion—the entire cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation (I die). But the best part for me, at least at this convention, was seeing all the kiddies and their reactions to their favourite characters. Like this:
Yep, that's Henry with "DeeTwo." He hugged and kissed R2D2, Darth Vader, Finn from Adventure Time and many others. And it didn't cost us anything to get him in on this action. And Dad got some comic books for himself, and bought a book for me that I've been wanting. This was a great start to the March break. But it won't end there.
This week, we're checking out Wizard World and I couldn't be more excited. Circus animals, rides and a side show, admission prices are low, and you don't have to go on every single ride (and spend a tonne of money) to have fun because there's enough to do there for the day that the kids will remain entertained. And a big congratulations to Sandra D for winning the family passes for the park to use this week!
There are family events at aquariums, museums, and parks. Daytime concerts, music events and free or inexpensive movies for kids. There's basically something for every one of your arts loving, movie watching kids where ever you look. With a little planning, a packed lunch and a budget, you too can see your kid's face light up when he meets Batman. Like Henry did.