Field Trip Music & Arts Festival

Field Trip Music & Arts Festival

For Toronto concert-loving parents, seeing live music is not always a family affair. But when a music fest makes it this easy to enjoy with Kids in TOw, you just have to make the trip. Field Trip, Toronto’s downtown community music and arts festival, turns 3 on June 6...
Hillside Festival

Hillside Festival

Outdoor music festival time is around the corner. Remember those chilled out weekends of non-stop music, hopping from stage to stage, discovering new bands, dancing under the stars, staying up late and even camping? It doesn’t have to end when you have Kids in TOw....
How to Raise Little Musicians

How to Raise Little Musicians

Your child turns five and <gasp> you have yet to choose the instrument that they’ll spend the next 12-plus years mastering. Like many parents, we’ve arrived at that music lesson moment. Yes, my kids have strummed along with dad and pounded the keys around TOwn...
Totsapalooza

Totsapalooza

Totsapalooza was going strong well before I had my own tot to party with. The 7th installation of this kid-friendly book-fest-meets-concert-with-crafts hits the Revival on College St. on Saturday, February 7th from 1 to 3 pm. My five-year-old date and I may be newbies...
Cinderella at The Elgin Theatre

Cinderella at The Elgin Theatre

For 19 years Ross Petty Productions has been bringing families together at its annual holiday season theatrical event (on now until January 4, 2015). For us, it was year one and I had a hunch that for my son’s first musical experience, this year’s show –...
TSO Young People’s Concerts

TSO Young People’s Concerts

Our family’s classical music consumption usually happens on weekend mornings. Up too early. Kids too noisy. We turn on a classical music station. Its soothing sounds keep us sane when it feels like the rest of Toronto is sleeping. I secretly hoped for the same calming...