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WHERE TO FIND TORONTO ATTRACTIONS

Hockey Hall of Fame, 30 Yonge St.; (416) 360-7765. Weekend hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission: Adults are $8.50; seniors and children 13 and under are $5.50. The museum is wheelchair-accessible.

Young People's Theatre, 165 Front St. East, presents "Macbeth" from April 22 to May 20; recommended for ages 12 and up. Tickets are $26 for adults; $16 for children. Box office is (416) 862-2222. It is wheelchair-accessible.

CN Tower, 301 Front St. West, is open from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. with MindWarp Theatre, Q-Zar (laser tag), an arcade and a new glass floor.

Bring lots of money. Elevator trip to the observation deck costs $12 for adults, $7 for children. Take time to study the prices; there are various packages with the other attractions. It is wheelchair-accessible.

Chinatown tour: Offered by "A Taste of the World," which specializes in neighborhood nooks and crannies. The two-hour tour costs $12 for adults; $10 for students and those over 60; $40 for a family of four. No more than 15 on a walk. Call Shirley Lum at (416) 463-9233 for information.

SkyDome tours. Adults are $9; children are $6. Phone number is (416) 341-2770 for hours. It is not wheelchair-accessible.

"The Who's Tommy" at the Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St. Ticket prices range from $25 to $91 on Friday and Saturday evenings. The theater is wheelchair-accessible. At 11 a.m. Saturdays there is a tour of the theater ($4).

Other information: The Lewiston-Queenston bridge was down to one lane (an 18-minute wait) on a recent Friday afternoon crossing. You might try one of the other bridges.

Toronto parking: There's a $5 evening special at the Eaton Centre, some of the cheapest downtown parking we found. Other transportation: Six open-top double-decker buses arrive from Great Britain this summer. For tickets and schedule, call (416) 368-6877.

Spring events: Spring Fever '95 (April 14 to 16), Harbourfront Centre, with egg decorating and live performances. Four Winds Kite Festival (May 6-7) at the Kortright Centre for Conservation in nearby Kleinburg. The Toronto International Pow Wow (May 6-7), with Native American arts, crafts, authentic food, dance and music at the SkyDome. And the 14th annual Milk International Children's Festival (May 15 to 22), with more than 100 of the world's finest performers at Harborfront Centre.

The Metropolitan Toronto Convention & Visitors Association phone number is (800) 363-1990. "We can give information about everything," said the helpful Mei-Yin Tee. "Theater, shopping, weather, restaurants, hotels."
-- Paula Voell

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