Celebrate March Break with Friends and Family at Shops at Don Mills

Top Quote Fun family activities at Shops at Don Mills from March 9 - March 17. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) February 28, 2013 - Escape the busy school week and extracurricular schedules this March Break with a visit to Shops at Don Mills (Don Mills and Lawrence) for a variety of fun filled family activities. Experience Ontario's first open air urban village with a train ride through the private streets that tie together this unique community and enjoy additional activities such as face painting, a picnic lunch, yoga and a craft party inside participating retailers and restaurants. For additional information, please visit www.shopsatdonmills.ca or call 416-447-6087 ext. 244.

    "March Break is a great time to kick back, relax and enjoy some quality family time," states Lauren Genz, Marketing Manager, Shops at Don Mills. "Kids and families can visit Shops at Don Mills throughout the week for great activities to help recharge and reenergize."

    RIDE THE MINIATURE TRAIN AT SHOPS AT DON MILLS THIS MARCH BREAK Saturday, March 9 - Sunday, March 17 from 11am-6pm through Shops at Don Mills .

    The popular Shops at Don Mills miniature train returns for March Break! Breathe in the fresh air while enjoying a miniature train ride through Shops at Don Mills! Hop aboard for an adventurous tour through the centre square and past the finest shops!

    Tickets will be sold by the train conductor in Maginn Mews for $3/person per ride (cash only) with net proceeds to the Toronto Fire Fighters' Toy Drive.

    Redeem your train tickets for a buy 1 get 1 free cheese or pepperoni pizza slice from the Shops at Don Mills Pizza Pizza location.

    DATE: Saturday, March 9 until Sunday, March 17 (weather permitting)
    TIME: 11am - 6pm
    LOCATION: Board the train at 6 Maginn Mews

    FREE KIDS YOGA AT TITIKA WITH NANCY WEISER Monday, March 11 from 9am-10am .

    Slow down the pace of March Break with a FREE children's yoga class at Titika with certified yoga instructor Nancy Weiser. Titika is a fashion forward ladies active-wear retailer that offers clothing easily incorporated into a busy lifestyle and daily activities such as yoga, dancing, or cycling.

    From downward dog to cobra, children will have an adventure while discovering some great yoga stretches that are not only fun to do but increase flexibility and imagination at the same time.

    Loot bags will be provided to participating children at the end of class.

    Ages 5-12 years, first come first serve, maximum 20 children. No yoga experience required. Children should bring their own mats. Call to reserve a spot by calling 416.447.6087 x. 244.

    DATE: Monday, March 11
    TIME: 9am-10am
    LOCATION: Titika, 5 Karl Fraser Road


    Treat your family to a lunch at Jack Astor's and make a reservation in the Kids Zone for complimentary face painting and take home a balloon animal!

    Please RSVP by March 10 to kmajerly ( @ ) sircorp dot com to secure your child's spot dot

    DATE: Monday, March 11
    TIME: 11am-2pm
    LOCATION: Jack Astor's, 1060 Don Mills Road

    Tuesday, March 12 from 11am-2pm

    Enjoy all the fun of a picnic indoors at Jack Astor's with lots of fun and games and a picnic inspired dessert!

    Please RSVP by March 10 to kmajerly ( @ ) sircorp dot com to secure your child's spot dot

    DATE: Tuesday, March 12
    TIME: 11am-2pm
    LOCATION: Jack Astor's, 1060 Don Mills Road

    JACK ASTOR'S CRAFT PARTY Wednesday, March 13 from 11am-2pm.

    Kids can get creative with their lunch at Jack Astor's by visiting each craft station with their craft passport to win a great prize. Each child will get a completion sticker on their passport after finishing a craft at each station and once the passport is full, it can be traded in for a gift!

    Please RSVP by March 10 to kmajerly ( @ ) sircorp dot com to secure your child's spot dot

    DATE: Wednesday, March 13
    TIME: 11am-2pm
    LOCATION: Jack Astor's, 1060 Don Mills Road

    GYMBOREE PLAY & MUSIC Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16 from 10am-12pm .

    Laugh, learn and play with new friends at Shops at Don Mills, courtesy of Gymboree Play & Music this March Break. Join in the fun activities including storytime, bubbles, parachute games, music, dance and more.

    Activities are interactive for children and parents, each child must be accompanied by an adult. For kids 4 years of age and younger.

    Limited to 20 kids. Please call 416.447.6087 x.244 to reserve your child's spot.

    DATE: Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16
    TIME: 10am-12pm
    LOCATION: Shops at Don Mills Boardroom, 6 Maginn Mews or Town Square (weather dependant)


    Kids are glad Panera Bread has it and their parents are happy too. The Panera Kids™ menu is full of fresh, fun meal choices for your littlest eaters. It's a delicious, wholesome kids' meal that everyone can smile about.

    During March Break enjoy a fresh, fun meal with the family at Panera Bread and receive a free cookie with the purchase of any Panera Kids meal. Choose from any of the bakery cookies, baked fresh daily!

    Offer valid Monday March 11th- Friday March 15th at the Shops at Don Mills' Panera Bread Bakery-Cafe while supplies last. No coupon needed, simply mention this offer while ordering.

    DATE: Monday, March 11-Friday, March 15
    TIME: All day, while cookies last
    LOCATION: Panera Bread, 1066 Don Mills Road

    About Shops at Don Mills:
    Shops at Don Mills is a high-quality retail and commercial destination where fashion, dining and entertainment come outside to play. The first Urban Village in Ontario to integrate residential and commercial environments, Shops at Don Mills is truly a breath of fresh air. Located on the southwest corner of Don Mills Road and Lawrence Avenue East, just two blocks west of the Don Valley Parkway, Shops at Don Mills has free parking and is easily accessible by public transit via the following bus routes: 25 Don Mills; 54 Lawrence East; 162 Lawrence. To learn more about the centre's exceptional shops, restaurants, services and community events hosted at the Town Square, please visit shopsatdonmills.ca or call 416-447-0618.

    About Cadillac Fairview:
    Shops at Don Mills is owned and operated by The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited, one of North America's largest investors, owners and managers of commercial real estate. For more than 50 years Cadillac Fairview has been leading the way in commercial real estate with innovative design, development and management. Cadillac Fairview focuses on developing and managing high quality office properties and regional shopping centres in Canada and the United States, as well as international investments in real estate companies and investment funds. With a portfolio valued at more than $21 billion and nearly 46 million square feet of leasable space, Cadillac Fairview and its affiliates own and manage 81 properties across North America, including some of Canada's landmark developments, such as Toronto-Dominion Centre, Toronto Eaton Centre, Pacific Centre and Chinook Centre. Cadillac Fairview is wholly-owned by the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, which invests to secure the retirement income of 300,000 active and retired teachers in Ontario.

    For further information, or for interview requests please contact:

    Peter Ashworth/Ashley Lloyd | Ashworth Associates Inc. | 416-603-6005 peter ( @ ) ashworthassociates dot com | ashley ( @ ) ashworthassociates dot com dot

    Lauren Genz | Marketing Manager | Shops at Don Mills | 416-447-6087 ext. 243lauren.genz ( @ ) cadillacfairview dot com

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