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Burlington – Your Child’s Hanging Spot this Summer

The sun is shining, the temperature’s rising and school is out of session. It’s fun spending time with your kids at home, but every parent’s nightmare includes hearing their kids whine about getting bored or just sit inside. They say every summer has a story to tell, let your children write their novel with fun activities offered this summer in Burlington. Spin the next warm days into a fun packed day which keeps building, keeping them busy and helping them grow and explore their creative and confident side.

Sound of Music
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Sound of Music

So much music, so much fun. Every year in June, music takes over Burlington Downtown and Waterfront.  The largest local music event of the year features an eclectic combination of emerging artists, blasts from the past and current performers.  A mix of free and ticketed shows continue all over town for nine days. Activities include a ticketed Kick-off Concert, Sound of Music Club Series, Grande Festival Parade, Downtown Street fest, Children’s Village, carnival and vendors.

Splash Pads in Burlington
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Splash Pads are a great way to escape some of the season’s hottest weather and have some great FUN! Burlington Parks across The City offer these refreshing splash pads for families to enjoy on a hot, sunny days.

For the 2016 Burlington Splash Pad Season, you may visit the following parks.

Conservation Halton's Parks

HikingDiscover the outdoors at Conservation Halton’s Parks

There is no better place to be active than Conservation Halton’s 6 parks and 10,000 acres of beautifully preserved natural lands. Hiking, cycling, fishing, boating and wildlife viewing are only some of the activities available at these parks, right in the heart of some of Ontario’s lushest forests and only minutes from the city.

Halton Parks

Canada Day 2016
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Canada Day 2016

As always, this Burlington event that makes the TOP 100 List for Festivals in Ontario will be jammed packed with entertainment, food and fun! The musical lineup for the city’s Canada Day celebrations will include the likes of the Burlington Teen Tour Band (BTTB), Felicia McMinn, Symphony on the Bay, and many others.

Click to view detailed listing of scheduled events.

Paradiso Kid’s Cooking Classes
ParadisoLearn a new dish at Paradiso Kid’s Cooking Classes

For culinary whiz-kids or those who aspire to be such, bring your children to Paradiso the weeks of July 16-20 and August 13-17 for a fun introduction to the kitchen. Paradiso has put together a collection of 3-hour classes to introduce some basic techniques to children in the kitchen. Sign up for individual classes or for a full week.

Visit Paradiso website, click here.