VICTORIA DAY WEEKEND (May 15-May 18, 2015)

VICTORIA DAY WEEKEND (May 15-May 18, 2015)

The MAY LONG WEEKEND has arrived. Whether you are going away out of town or staying home, be sure to enjoy the weather! Have a great weekend with your children!


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**FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2015**

*Indoor Play- 50% off Admission (Vaughan)
Hop Hop Jump
400 Spinnaker Way
Vaughan, ON

50% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
$3.45-$4.95 for per child. Can be used with more than one child.

http://www.hophopjump.com

Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*Indoor Play-50% Off Admission (Vaughan)
10am-4pm
Mini Mania
61 Creditview Road (Langstaff & Highway 400)
Woodbridge, ON

50% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
$4 for per child. Can be used with more than one child.

http://www.minimaniaplayground.com/

Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*Indoor Play- 20% Off Admission (Vaughan)
Funtastic Forest
14 Connie Crescent #12
Vaughan, ON

20% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
$8-$12 per child. Can be used with more than one child.

http://www.funtasticforest.ca

Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*Indoor Play Zone- 50% Off Admission (North York)
9am-3pm
Active Kids Zone
751 Alness Street
North York, ON

50% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
Cost: $3.50-$5 per child.

Please call to confirm they are not booked for a private party.
(416) 650-5060

http://www.activekidszone.com
Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*KidzFREE60 (Toronto) (FREE)
9:30am-11:30am
Kidz360 Active Learning Centre
3431 Dundas St. West
Toronto, ON

This time is open to the community for Parents & Kids (under 3.5 Years) to connect, participate in our free play and experience our new, fun programs each week.

http://kidz360.ca/


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**SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2015**

*Cineplex Family Favourites (All Over The GTA)
11am
Various Locations

Movie: THE NUT JOB

Admission (taxes included):
General: $2.99

http://www.cineplex.com/Events/FamilyFavourites

*Arts And Crafts Drop in (All over Ontario)
10am-11:30am
Various Michaels Locations

Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10am – 11:30 am. See a store associate to join the fun!
Activity: KNOTTED FRIENDSHIP BRACELETS

http://canada.michaels.com/Kids-Store-Events/store-events-kids,default,pg.html

*Indoor Play- 20% Off Admission (Vaughan)
Funtastic Forest
14 Connie Crescent #12
Vaughan, ON

20% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
$8-$12 per child. Can be used with more than one child.

http://www.funtasticforest.ca

Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
1:30pm – 3:30pm
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

Drop in program.
Our gymnasium will be set up as a jungle gym featuring a bouncy castle and a variety of fun and exciting equipment for your children to explore.
Ages 1-5

FREE for Members
Regular Fee: $5

Contact Roanna Tward for more information on programming.

905-303-1821 ex. 3014

*Soap Making Workshop -50% OFF Admission (Richmond Hill)
10am-12pm
Let’s Make It
10217 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill, ON

50% off Child Admission for a soap making workshop with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.

Drop off Optional for Kids 6 and Up.
Call in advance to make sure there is room.
$15 per child. Can be used with more than one child.

905-237-7270

http://creativeprojects.ca

Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*International Museum Day (Markham) (FREE)
12pm-4pm
Markham Museum
9350 Markham Road

Come prepared to get messy helping to plant Canada¹s native plant life in a beautiful garden or explore how the Museum is contributing to a sustainable society with a Geocaching tour throughout our 25 acres.

FREE drop-in event from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Last admittance at 3:30 pm).

http://www.markhammuseum.ca

*MAP Family Saturdays – Gibson House Museum visits North York Central Library (North York)
2pm-3pm
North York Central Library
5120 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON

Join costumed interpreters from the Gibson House Museum and discover historic toys and games! These hands-on activities are available for everyone to come and play with at the library.
Children will also be invited to make a small toy to take home.

416-395-5535

*MAP Family Saturdays – Scarborough Museum visits Kennedy/Eglinton (Scarborough)
2pm-3pm
Kennedy/Eglinton Library
2380 Eglinton Avenue East
Toronto, ON

Scarborough Museum presents: The Early Settler Experience.

Enjoy discovery boxes, games, reproduction 19th century toys, and stories as you discover Scarborough’s past! Tickets will be given out at 1:30pm.

416-396-8924

*MAP Family Saturdays – Bata Shoe Museum visits St. James Town (Toronto)
2pm-3pm
St. James Town Library
495 Sherbourne Street
Toronto, ON

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance!
Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff and touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behind the shoes.

You’ll also get to make a shoe-shaped magnet craft to take home!

416-393-7744

*MAP Family Saturdays – Todmorden Mills Heritage Site visits Main Street (Toronto)
2pm-3pm
Main Street Library
137 Main Street
Toronto, ON

Toys of the Past!

Explore the amusements of the past with Todmorden Mills Heritage Site. Try out historic toys and make your own 19th-century plaything to take home!

416-393-7700

*MAP Family Saturdays – Bata Shoe Museum visits Annette Street (Toronto)
10am-11am
Annette Street Library
145 Annette Street
Toronto, ON

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance!
Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff and touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behind the shoes.

You?ll also get to make a shoe-shaped magnet craft to take home!

416-393-7692

*MAP Family Saturdays – Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Goldhawk Park (Toronto)
10:30am-11:30am
Goldhawk Park
295 Alton Towers Circle
Toronto, ON

How does the wool on a sheep’s back turn into a woollen shawl or sweater? Families will help to tease, card, and finger spin wool. We’ll talk about natural dyes, spinning, and weaving. Everyone will take home their own woollen bracelet and a sample of the sheep’s wool they have carded, and come away understanding how the pioneers took sheep’s wool and created cloth.
For families with children 6 and up. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out at 10am.

416-396-8964

*Beasley Bear’s Teddy Bear Picnic (Toronto) (FREE)
11am-4pm
Centreville Amusement Park
Centre Island
Toronto, ON

Please stop by Centreville Amusement Park with your favourite stuffed animal for a healthy heart check-up! There will be lots of other fun activities for kids to enjoy.

Live performances by James Funnyhat 30 minute shows each day, 12:00, 1:00, 2:15, & 3:15, face painting and more!

COST: Event is Free – Rides at an extra cost

http://www.centreisland.ca

*HarbourKIDS International Circus Festival (Toronto) (FREE)
Harbourfront
235 Queens Quay
Toronto, ON

This three-day festival promises the fascinating spectacle of the circus for those curious enough to venture through.

Festival Highlights:
Zero Gravity – The main stage showcase, featuring an amazing assortment of daring and mesmerizing circus professionals. Aerial acrobatics, hilarious comical antics and high powered acrobatic dance.

Sideshow Alley – Find the inner sideshow character that is yearning to be free. Five contemporary artists will work with you to bring that character to life.

Wow Hoop Vau Vanne Baby Circus – All the way from Finland, this performance group offers a circus specifically made for children 18 months and under.

Corpus Dance Projects – Camping Royale – Two queens from a different time go on an absurd camping trip, far away from court. Without servants, they will have to use their creativity to survive in the wild. Their castle is reduced to basic tents, royal dances have to be executed on grass, one needs to fish for lunch and cope with the unpredictable whims of mother nature… A charming and interactive adventure for all ages.

http://www.tocircusfestival.com

*World Fiddle Day at Fort York (Toronto) (FREE)
10am-6pm
Fort York National Historic Site
250 Fort York Boulevard
Toronto, ON

Fiddles at the Fort! Fort York welcomes World Fiddle Day for a day-long celebration of bows on strings. Join us as players of bowed string instruments from several traditions teach and perform leading up to our community “Around-the-World Jam” where violin, viola, cello and bass players of all levels play their way through 40 tunes from 25 countries.

http://www.toronto.ca/

*Rotary Wing Festival (Pickering)
11am-11pm
Pickering Recreation Complex, Arenas
1867 Valley Farm Road
Pickering, ON

This charitable indoor family event is not to be missed! This year’s venue will be larger – much larger due to the overwhelming interest and demand last year. We also will feature greater variety of Wing Vendors and Craft Breweries. Think about all the variety of wings and other tasty treats all under one roof? There will be live entertainment, contests and free giveaways all during the event! See you, your friends and family there!

$5.00 entrance fee
children under 12 yrs free

http://www.pickeringwingfestival.com

*Sutton BIA Spring Fling (Keswick)
8am-2pm
High Street in Sutton
Keswick, ON

Visit High Street in Sutton – the square will be closed to traffic and lots of shopping and family fun will be happening- great deals.

*Fireworks Celebration (Niagara Falls)
7pm-10pm
Heartland Forest Nature Experience
8215 Heartland Forest Road
Niagara Falls, ON

$10 per carload Bring your own folding chairs or blanket
French fries, snacks, refreshments available
Train rides, mini putt, trail walks, playground, fishing pond (bring your rod)
Fun for all!
-Rain date is Sunday, May 17, 2015

http://www.heartlandforest.org

*Victoria Weekend Celebration (Collingwood)
10am-10pm
Blue Mountain Villiage
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
Collingwood, ON

Family friendly events and concerts in the Village.
The link below has a calendar of the festivities.

http://bluemountainvillage.ca/maylongweekend/


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**SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2015**

*Indoor Play- 20% Off Admission (Vaughan)
Funtastic Forest
14 Connie Crescent #12
Vaughan, ON

20% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
$8-$12 per child. Can be used with more than one child.

http://www.funtasticforest.ca

Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
9:15am-10:45am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

Drop in program.
Our gymnasium will be set up as a jungle gym featuring a bouncy castle and a variety of fun and exciting equipment for your children to explore.
Ages 1-5

FREE for Members
Regular Fee: $5

Contact Roanna Tward for more information on programming.

905-303-1821 ex. 3014

http://fitness.srcentre.info/programs/Jungle-Gym-324.asp

*Beasley Bear’s Teddy Bear Picnic (Toronto) (FREE)
11am-4pm
Centreville Amusement Park
Centre Island
Toronto, ON

Beasley Bear is hosting his Teddy Bear Picnic at Centreville Amusement Park and Far Enough Farm on Toronto’s Centre Island this May!

Please stop by Centreville Amusement Park with your favourite stuffed animal for a healthy heart check-up! There will be lots of other fun activities for kids to enjoy.

Live performances by James Funnyhat 30 minute shows each day, 12:00, 1:00, 2:15, & 3:15, face painting and more!
COST: Event is Free – Rides at Centreville extra.

http://www.centreisland.ca

*HarbourKIDS International Circus Festival (Toronto) (FREE)
Harbourfront
235 Queens Quay
Toronto, ON

This three-day festival promises the fascinating spectacle of the circus for those curious enough to venture through.

Festival Highlights:
Zero Gravity – The main stage showcase, featuring an amazing assortment of daring and mesmerizing circus professionals. Aerial acrobatics, hilarious comical antics and high powered acrobatic dance.

Sideshow Alley – Find the inner sideshow character that is yearning to be free. Five contemporary artists will work with you to bring that character to life.

Wow Hoop Vau Vanne Baby Circus – All the way from Finland, this performance group offers a circus specifically made for children 18 months and under.

Corpus Dance Projects – Camping Royale – Two queens from a different time go on an absurd camping trip, far away from court. Without servants, they will have to use their creativity to survive in the wild. Their castle is reduced to basic tents, royal dances have to be executed on grass, one needs to fish for lunch and cope with the unpredictable whims of mother nature… A charming and interactive adventure for all ages.

http://www.tocircusfestival.com

*Victoria Day Fireworks (Hamilton) (FREE)
6pm-10pm
Dundas Driving Park
Hamilton, ON

Live music and food trucks will be on site starting at 6pm. Fireworks display will begin at 9:30pm, weather permitting (Rain date: Monday May 18th).
Free event, donations to the Rotary Club are appreciated. Please note: there will be no parking on Helen Street during the event, and no personal fireworks or sparklers are permitted in the park.
There is free parking in all municipal lots on Sunday.

*Victoria Weekend Celebration (Collingwood)
10am-7pm
Blue Mountain Villiage
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
Collingwood, ON

Family friendly events and concerts in the Village.
The link below has a calendar of the festivities.

http://bluemountainvillage.ca/maylongweekend/


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**MONDAY, MAY 18, 2015**

*Victoria Day Fair & Fireworks (Nobelton/King City)
11am-Dusk
Nobelton Arena Grounds
15 Old King Rd

Township of King Parade: 11am
Activities & Entertainment: noon-dusk
Fireworks start at dusk

Midway, Food, Music, Reptilia and more

http://nobletonvictoriaday.com/

*Indoor Play- 50% Off Admission (Scarborough)
Planet Fun
24 Lebovic Avenue (Pharmacy & Eglinton)
Scarborough, ON

50% off Admission with the use of an Entertain Kids On A Dime Coupon.
$4 per child. Can be used with more than one child.

http://planetfun.ca

Click to use Coupon: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons

*Beasley Bear’s Teddy Bear Picnic (Toronto) (FREE)
11am-4pm
Centreville Amusement Park
Centre Island
Toronto, ON

Beasley Bear is hosting his Teddy Bear Picnic at Centreville Amusement Park and Far Enough Farm on Toronto’s Centre Island this May!

Please stop by Centreville Amusement Park with your favourite stuffed animal for a healthy heart check-up! There will be lots of other fun activities for kids to enjoy.
Live performances by James Funnyhat 30 minute shows each day, 12:00, 1:00, 2:15, & 3:15, face painting and more!

Event is Free – Rides at Centreville extra.

http://www.centreisland.ca

*HarbourKIDS International Circus Festival (Toronto) (FREE)
Harbourfront
235 Queens Quay
Toronto, ON

This three-day festival promises the fascinating spectacle of the circus for those curious enough to venture through.

Festival Highlights:
Zero Gravity – The main stage showcase, featuring an amazing assortment of daring and mesmerizing circus professionals. Aerial acrobatics, hilarious comical antics and high powered acrobatic dance.

Sideshow Alley – Find the inner sideshow character that is yearning to be free. Five contemporary artists will work with you to bring that character to life.

Wow Hoop Vau Vanne Baby Circus – All the way from Finland, this performance group offers a circus specifically made for children 18 months and under.

Corpus Dance Projects – Camping Royale – Two queens from a different time go on an absurd camping trip, far away from court. Without servants, they will have to use their creativity to survive in the wild. Their castle is reduced to basic tents, royal dances have to be executed on grass, one needs to fish for lunch and cope with the unpredictable whims of mother nature… A charming and interactive adventure for all ages.

http://www.tocircusfestival.com

*Victoria Day Fireworks at Ashbridges Bay Park (Toronto) (FREE)
10pm
Ashbridges Bay Park
Lake Shore Blvd Est
Toronto, ON

Come enjoy the end of the first long weekend of summer at Ashbridges Bay Park. Celebrate Victoria Day with a dazzling display of pyrotechnics that will definitely impress. The show is free and begins at 10pm sharp. Please do not bring or light personal fireworks.

http://www.toronto.ca/parks/prd/facilities/complex/1/

*Victoria Day At Fort York (Toronto)
10am-5pm
Fort York
250 Fort York Blvd
Toronto, ON

What better way to celebrate Queen Victoria’s birthday than to visit the birthplace of Toronto? Enjoy kids’ activities such as soldier’s drill, demonstrations of Georgian-era cooking techniques in one of the oldest kitchens in Toronto, English country dancing and tours.

Adults: $7.96, Seniors /Youth: $4.87, Children (6-12yrs): $3.76 (plus tax). Children 5 and under are free

http://www1.toronto.ca/wps/portal/contentonly?vgnextoid=7899606b4d301410VgnVCM10000071d60f89RCRD

*Victoria Day Fire Works (Hamilton)
6pm
Dundas Driving Park
Hamilton, ON

The Victoria Day Celebration and Fireworks is supported by the City of Hamilton and presented by The Dundas Valley Sunrise Rotary Club on Sunday, May 17th, 2015 (rain date May 18th) at dusk. This is a free event but the Rotary club would appreciate cash donations at the gate to help finance the club’s local and international service work. Snacks, soft drinks and glow sticks are available for purchase before the fireworks begin.

The Dundas Valley Sunrise Rotary Club and the City of Hamilton are pleased to present Victoria Day Fireworks at the Dundas Driving Park on Sunday May 17th. Live music and food trucks will be on site starting at 6pm. Fireworks display will begin at 9:30pm, weather permitting (Rain date: Monday May 18th).

This is a free event, however donations to the Rotary Club are appreciated.

http://www.hamiltontransit.ca/2015-victoria-day-fireworks-dundas-driving-park/

*Spring Time on the Farm (Burlington)
12pm-4pm
Bronte Creek Provincial Park
1219 Burloak Dr
Burlington, ON

Join the hands-on fun at Spruce Lane Farmhouse in Bronte Creek Provincial Park. Celebrate SPRING the way they did in the Victorian Era. Fun activities for all ages. Farm animals, crafts, heritage demonstrations.
Wildflowers, young farm animals.

http://www.ontarioparks.com/park/brontecreek

*Victoria Weekend Celebration (Collingwood)
10am-4pm
Blue Mountain Villiage
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
Collingwood, ON

Family friendly events and concerts in the Village.
The link below has a calendar of the festivities.

http://bluemountainvillage.ca/maylongweekend/