Below is a list of some events taking place in Toronto (Feb. 22-24, 2013):
For families: Take your children ages five to 12 for a sleep over at the Royal Ontario Museum on Friday night, and learn about the different ecosystems of the world. Plus meet some of the museum’s very own critters. 100 Queen’s Park. Friday, 5 p.m. to Saturday, 10 a.m. $70-79 www.rom.on.ca
For visitors: It’s never too early to plan for your summer vacation. For ideas, visit the 300 exhibits at the Outdoor Adventure Show, Canada’s biggest outdoor show. International Centre, 6900 Airport Rd. Friday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $14. www.outdooradventureshow.ca
For singles: No need to watch the Oscars alone this weekend when the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema will be airing the 85th awards show live from its beautiful renovated theatre. Thom Ernst from Saturday Night at the Movies is hosting the event, which includes trivia, contests, prizes and several surprises. 506 Bloor St. W. Sunday, 6:30 p.m. Free. bloorcinema.com
For charity: Roll out your mat and help Ontarians living with schizophrenia by taking part in the 8th annual Peace of Minds Yogathon at two GTA locations. Money raised will help the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario’s youth programs. Oakville: St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School, 124 Dorval Dr. Toronto: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St. Saturday, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Make a donation or sponsor a team. www.schizophrenia.on.ca
For kicks: Why not embrace our wintry conditions and go to the Bloor-Yorkville IceFest where you can marvel at an enchanted garden exhibit , cast your vote for the best ice carving and watch ice blocks turn into carvings by the talented artists. Bellair and Cumberland streets. Saturday and Sunday. Noon-5 p.m. Free www.bloor-yorkville.com
The 40th annual Canadian International Auto Show continues at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre through Sunday.