If you’re looking for something to do this week, check out oursuggestions: Get your dog washed for charity, teach your kids about anatomy, or put them in a cooking school boot camp and treat yourself to a mini spa treatment.
July 16 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Take your dog for a W-A-L-K down to Trinity Bellwoods Park for Paws for the Cause, a fundraiser for OVC Pet Trust Fund. There you can get your doggy cleaned up by local groomers for a donation (suggested $10). Paws for the Cause is a Toronto-based, non-profit organization.
Now until September 5
They may not hear you when they’re in front of the TV, but your kids will listen to Elmo, Oscar, Grover and the rest of their Sesame Street pals. The Sesame Street Presents: The Body exhibit is a hands-on experience for kids as they learn what keeps them healthy such as balanced meals and exercise, all while playing games and dancing. For ticket information go to the Telus World of Science website.
July 18 to 21
Let them play with their food for once. The Kids "R" Kookin’ class is a four-day cooking camp for kids aged seven to 17. Plus, they get to wear a tall paper chef’s hat. How fun is that? It’s $299 and you can register your child at the Holland College Culinary Institute of Canada website. The best part? You don’t have to clean up after!
July 14, 15 and 17
Remember the book mobile when you were a kid? Well the Diet Coke Beauty Boost mobile is an indulgent girly version. If you’re in the city stop look for the giant Diet Coke truck at Drake Hotel on Thursday from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Joe Fresh store in Newmarket on Friday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and King and Portland in Toronto from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., and on Sunday at the Joe Fresh Heartland Centre store from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Inside you can get treated to a mini manicure, makeup touchups, check out the Joe Fresh clothing line. To find out its wearabouts on other days, follow Diet Coke on Twitter.