7 Family Friendly Things to do in October

Drop into the Canadian Automotive Museum in Oshawa and check out their collection of heritage vehicles, plus kids can make and take a craft. Check their website for upcoming talks and walking tours!

Grab your baskets and head to Nature’s Bounty Farm in Port Perry for apple picking! Visit the animals, shop their market stand, and even pick the perfect pumpkin.

Take a workshop at The Living Room Community Art Studio in Oshawa! Check their event calendar for upcoming pay-what-you-can classes and programs.

Head to the Ontario Regiment Museum on October 5 for the last Tank Saturday of 2019! Explore the museum, watch a live military vehicle demonstration, check out the vendors, and ride in a tank.

Let your child’s imagination run wild at Arts Unleashed in Pickering! Leading up to the thrill of an original kid-created performance is an explosive Performing Arts journey unlike any other. Confidence soars as children write, paint, design and act in their own live play. Take a class or book a birthday party!

There are plenty of activities and events for children and teens at the Ajax Public Library! Check out the Teen Advisory Committee’s event Halloween Nook Night Out, plus a teen book club and lots of drop in activities – and they’re all FREE.

Head to Uxbridge for a ride on the York Durham Heritage Railway! October events include the Wizards Festival and Hallows Express Train, plus a Fall High Tea Train, and the Nightmare on Heritage Railway.