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Trucks, boats and winter fun for the family among this weekend’s events


Monster Truck Jam

Maple Leaf Monster Jam Tour is revving into the city for two roaring shows starring the biggest performers on four wheels: Monster Jam trucks

SATURDAY, JAN. 19

 • The Maple Leaf Monster Jam Tour revs into the city for two roaring shows starring the biggest performers on four wheels: Monster Jam trucks.

COST: Tickets start at $ 20 for adults and $ 15 for Pizza Pizza kids tickets for children 12 and under; Pit Party Passes are available for $ 10.

LOCATION: Rogers Centre, 1 Blue Jays Way, Rogers Centre Monster Jam show, 7 p.m., Pit Party will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Runs till Jan. 20.

CONTACT: 855-985-5000, www.ticketmaster.ca, www.rogerscentre.com

 • The Toronto International Boat Show brings boating fun indoors, featuring the world’s largest indoor lake, on-water entertainment, seminars, boats to see and tour and more.

COST: Visit online for details; kids 16 years and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult

LOCATION: Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes’ Blvd., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Runs till Jan. 20.

CONTACT: www.torontoboatshow.com

SUNDAY, JAN. 20

 • Winter Fun Day at Colborne Lodge will include wintry activities, roasting marshmallows, sipping warm cider, and pulling taffy.

COST: Free admission; small fees for some activities

LOCATION: Colborne Lodge Drive, south end of High Park, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

CONTACT: 416-392-6916, www.toronto.ca/museums

 • Enjoy Animal Tracking on a hike through winter landscapes looking for signs of animals which have passed by before.

COST: Contact for details.

LOCATION: Kortright Centre for Conservation, 9550 Pine Valley Dr., Woodbridge, 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Runs till Jan. 27.

CONTACT: 905-832-2289, www.kortright.org

Be sure to check back every week for updates.

Listings courtesy of Jo-Anne Schneeweiss of www.kidsaroundcanada.com an online parenting resource, and co-author of Creative IQTM at www.creativeiq.ca.

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