Month: July 2015

JULY/AUGUST FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (July 31-August 3)
JULY/AUGUST FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (July 31-August 3)

 

 

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**FRIDAY, JULY 31, 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-2pm
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

*Fun Zone (Vaughan)
9:30am-11:30am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

DROP-IN PROGRAM
Ongoing | Monday, Wednesday & Friday

A great place to socialize, play, and meet new friends. Explore the different play centers, fine/gross motor skills toys, hands-on activities, and circle/story time. On Fridays, we highlight Shabbat by signing songs and eating challah together.
Parents, Grandparents, and/or Caregivers are welcome with children!

Age Recommended: 0-4 Years

Member Value Fee: $2.00
Non-Member Fee: $4.00

For further questions/concerns, please contact: Tonya (Children & Family Program Coordinator): tonyas@srcentre.ca

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/programs/Fun-zone.asp

*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/coupon

*Ribfest (Scarborough)
Thomson Memorial Park
Lawrence Avenue East and Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Enjoy delicious ribs, hot dogs, french fries, corn on the cob and more – Midway rides and skill testing games – Karaoke competition everyday – Creative designs by crafters and vendors – All day beer garden.

Feature acts: Friday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Tom Hayes and the Twisters Saturday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Green River Revival: Canada’s Premiere Tribute to CCR Sunday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Hot Rocks: The Rolling Stones Tribute Show Monday night (4 to 7 pm) – Back Track Band

This is a great family event! Don’t forget to bring Grandma and Grandpa too. Please leave your pets at home.

Entertainment and parking are free.

http://www.scarboroughribfest.com

*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/

*Family Fun Fridays (Toronto) (FREE)
1pm-3pm
Ontario Legislative Building
111 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, ON

This free, two hour interactive family program at Ontario’s Legislative Building is provided during the summer months – Fridays from July 3rd through August 28th, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

It offers families with children aged 6 – 10 the opportunity to:

Explore the historic Legislative Building
Play a role in a mock debate; dress-up in traditional robes
Participate in a scavenger hunt
Learn how Parliament works

This is a free program. Pre-registration is required. Call (416) 325-0061 to register or e-mail us. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

http://educationportal.ontla.on.ca/en/visit-us/programs/family-fun-Friday’s

*Pan American Food Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Daniels Spectrum
585 Dundas St East
Toronto, ON

Flavour & Fun Pan American Style!
3 days of delish food to whet your appetite.

The Pan American Food Festival is back in July and August 2015 showcasing restaurants, food producers, chefs and the variety of national and regional cuisines of the Western Hemisphere, with a spotlight on one country each year. A cultural festival of art, music and folklore enhances the food experience to celebrate the region’s diverse cultural expression.
This year, the featured country is Mexico.
Don’t forget to check our our Family Fun Zone.

http://panamfoodfest.com/

*Island Soul Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Roots, culture and plenty of vibes!

A four-day festival celebrating the cultural diversity of Toronto and the island countries, Harbourfront Centre presents their annual Island Soul Festival.
Explore the rhythms, mythologies, histories and delicacies of the islands with a diverse lineup of artists and thinkers striving to leave their mark on Caribbean cultural identity and catalyze an emerging generation.

http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/islandsoul/2015/

*Community Charity BBQ (Markham)
11am-4pm
Loblaw Marketplace
200 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON

Community Charity BBQ with York Regional Police.
Informational booth, games, face painting and a charity pie toss at management.
Bring friends and family to enjoy this event from 11~4pm at our McCowan Loblaw location off Bullock Drive.

thesqueakychef@hotmail.ca

*Central Party Out Front (Niagara Falls) (FREE)
6pm-8pm
Central Community Church
6970 Mountain Road
Niagara Falls, ON

Join us for a FREE community event – all are welcome! Something new every week!

Reptile Kingdom, live music, inflatable games, $1 hot dogs
*in case of rain, all events will happen indoors

http://centralcc.ca

*Ribfest (St. Catherines)
St. Catharines Rotary Ribfest
Montebello Park
St. Catharines, ON

The St. Catharines Rotary Ribfest is a yearly event where we bring some of the top ribbers and great bands to Montebello Park in St. Catharines. July 31, 2015 – Aug. 3, 2015

http://www.stcatharinesribfest.com/

*Ribfest (London)
Victoria Park
London, ON

The London Ribfest is in its 27th year and is the first Ribfest in Canada. Ribfest features 10 world class Ribbers battling it out for awards including best Ribber. Also featured is food from around the world to please everyone in the family. Expressions in Chalk featuring over 30 Artists. Also featured are 150 vendors offering products for sale and on display. Entertainment includes the popular beer garden, Campbells amusement rides $20 all you can ride (parent rides free), 2 road closers and much more.

http://www.canadasbiggestparty.com

*MuslimFest 2015 (Mississauga)
Mississsauga Celebration Square
301 Burnhamthorpe Road West
Mississauga, ON

MuslimFest returns to Mississauga Celebration Square in its fourteenth year, will attract 25,000 visitors over two days and welcomes everyone. The essential role of art based in traditional and contemporary Islamic context is prevalent throughout the festival, the event showcases entertainment that is hundreds of years old but also retains a lineup of new performers ready to become household names. It is this cultural fusion that sets MuslimFest apart and enjoyed by attendees of all backgrounds and age groups.

Children can enjoy the camel and carnival rides, break a sweat at basketball tournament.

http://muslimfest.com/

*Kempenfest (Barrie) (Free Admission)
5pm-10pm
Along Kempenfelt Bay
205 Lakeshore Drive
Barrie, ON

Held annually on the August long weekend. One of Ontario’s Top 100 Festivals. Features over 400 Art, Craft and Antique exhibits. Midway and Children’s Village. Live entertainment all weekend. Free shuttle buses and remote Park n’ Ride, off-site parking and buses. Vendors open Sat/Sun/Mon.

http://www.kempenfest.com

 

 


 

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**SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 2015**

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

Movie: Ice Age 4: Continental Drift

Admission (taxes included):
General: $2.99

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

 

*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

For further questions/concerns, please contact: Tonya (Children & Family Program Coordinator): tonyas@srcentre.ca

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/programs/Jungle-Gym.asp

*Farmer’s Market (Woodbridge)
9am-1pm
Woodbridge Village Farmers Market
Hwy #7 and Islington Ave., at the Woodbridge Pool & Memorial Arena parking lot.

The market runs every Saturday, rain or shine. There is plenty of free parking at our market. Our local farmer vendors are passionate about their produce.
Our Kid’s Club includes creative crafts and engaging activities weekly.

http://www.woodbridgevillagefarmersmarket.com

*Farmer’s Market (Aurora)
8am-1pm
49 Wells Street
Aurora, ON

Yes! Live singing, free children’s crafts, splash pad, park and on most days we have book readings too (a lady comes and reads a book to the kids and does a little activity with them)

http://theaurorafarmersmarket.com/hours/

*Farmer’s Market (Newmarket)
8am-1pm
Newmarket Riverwalk Commons
(corner of Doug Duncan and Timothy St.)

Wagon Rides on every 2nd and 4th weekend every month, face painting and more.

http://www.newmarketfarmersmarket.com

*July Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-5pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Join the Scarborough Museum Youth Collective on weekends this summer for fun filled Victorian parlour entertainments and popular 20th-century board games. Enjoy delicious local delicacies from the Americas. Family fun guaranteed. Admission is pay-what-you-can.

Cost is Pay What You Can

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*Ribfest (Scarborough)
Thomson Memorial Park
Lawrence Avenue East and Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Enjoy delicious ribs, hot dogs, french fries, corn on the cob and more – Midway rides and skill testing games – Karaoke competition everyday – Creative designs by crafters and vendors – All day beer garden.

Feature acts: Friday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Tom Hayes and the Twisters Saturday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Green River Revival: Canada’s Premiere Tribute to CCR Sunday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Hot Rocks: The Rolling Stones Tribute Show Monday night (4 to 7 pm) – Back Track Band

This is a great family event! Don’t forget to bring Grandma and Grandpa too. Please leave your pets at home.
Entertainment and parking are free.

http://www.scarboroughribfest.com

*Pan American Food Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Daniels Spectrum
585 Dundas St East
Toronto, ON

Flavour & Fun Pan American Style!
3 days of delish food to whet your appetite.

The Pan American Food Festival is back in July and August 2015 showcasing restaurants, food producers, chefs and the variety of national and regional cuisines of the Western Hemisphere, with a spotlight on one country each year. A cultural festival of art, music and folklore enhances the food experience to celebrate the region’s diverse cultural expression.
This year, the featured country is Mexico.
Don’t forget to check our our Family Fun Zone.

http://panamfoodfest.com/

*Island Soul Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Roots, culture and plenty of vibes!

A four-day festival celebrating the cultural diversity of Toronto and the island countries, Harbourfront Centre presents their annual Island Soul Festival.
Explore the rhythms, mythologies, histories and delicacies of the islands with a diverse lineup of artists and thinkers striving to leave their mark on Caribbean cultural identity and catalyze an emerging generation.

http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/islandsoul/2015/

*The Pirate Festival (Milton)
Country Heritge Park
8560 Tremaine Road
Milton, ON

Join us for exciting – mystery filled days in the Village of Dry Bluffs. The Pirates are rejoicing in Return of the Tide-Indeed-Economy has never been better! The Pirates have returned to full Pirating! A mysterious Pirate arrives, and what of the body that is discovered? And the Code? Will the Pirate Crews remain loyal to their captains? Or mutiny!
Enjoy the privileges that Piracy brings! Attend the best in Entertainment.
Saturday Evening presents The Captain’s Keg. An adult event filled with Spectacular Performances.
Visit our website for the list of family entertainment and shows!
Open daily Civic Holiday Weekend 2015

http://www.thepiratefestival.com/

*Ribfest (St. Catherines)
St. Catharines Rotary Ribfest
Montebello Park
St. Catharines, ON

The St. Catharines Rotary Ribfest is a yearly event where we bring some of the top ribbers and great bands to Montebello Park in St. Catharines. July 31, 2015 – Aug. 3, 2015

http://www.stcatharinesribfest.com/

*Summer Sun Days (Niagara Falls) (Free Admission)
11am-5pm
Battle Ground Hotel Museum & Willoughby Historical Museum
6137 Lundy’s Lane & 9935 Niagara Parkway
Niagara Falls, ON

Explore our other sites this summer as a family and make a craft during your visit!

http://niagarafallsmuseums.ca

*John Galt Day Festivities (Guelph)
10am-2pm
Market Square
1 Carden Street
Guelph, ON

Join the party!
Bring the whole family to Guelph’s favourite gathering place for a day of activities, entertainment, local food and more:
• Interactive entertainment featuring Envirodrum
• Guelph Storm Hockey Tunnel
• Face painting with Cleo the Clown and her Painting Pals
• “Tread On It” interactive t-shirt printing
• Children’s Games & Crafts
• City of Guelph Water Wagon onsite
• Water feature open for playing, strolling or splashing

http://guelph.ca/event/52741/

*Ribfest (London)
Victoria Park
London, ON

The London Ribfest is in its 27th year and is the first Ribfest in Canada. Ribfest features 10 world class Ribbers battling it out for awards including best Ribber. Also featured is food from around the world to please everyone in the family. Expressions in Chalk featuring over 30 Artists. Also featured are 150 vendors offering products for sale and on display. Entertainment includes the popular beer garden, Campbells amusement rides $20 all you can ride (parent rides free), 2 road closers and much more.

http://www.canadasbiggestparty.com

*MuslimFest 2015 (Mississauga)
Mississsauga Celebration Square
301 Burnhamthorpe Road West
Mississauga, ON

MuslimFest returns to Mississauga Celebration Square in its fourteenth year, will attract 25,000 visitors over two days and welcomes everyone. The essential role of art based in traditional and contemporary Islamic context is prevalent throughout the festival, the event showcases entertainment that is hundreds of years old but also retains a lineup of new performers ready to become household names. It is this cultural fusion that sets MuslimFest apart and enjoyed by attendees of all backgrounds and age groups.

Children can enjoy the camel and carnival rides, break a sweat at basketball tournament.

http://muslimfest.com/

*Royal Beach Cottagers Association Music Fest (Georgina)
11am-10pm
Cronsberry & Lakeshore
Pefferlaw, ON

Join family and friends for a day of fun at the Royal Beach Cottagers Association MusicFest 2015. It runs from 11 am – 10 pm including live music, bbq, games, silent auction, bake sale, raffles, vendors. And, for the kids a jumping castle,, face painting and carnival games. Proceeds from this event will be used for community improvement

johunter40@hotmail.com

*Kempenfest (Barrie) (Free Admission)
5pm-10pm
Along Kempenfelt Bay
205 Lakeshore Drive
Barrie, ON

Held annually on the August long weekend. One of Ontario’s Top 100 Festivals. Features over 400 Art, Craft and Antique exhibits. Midway and Children’s Village. Live entertainment all weekend. Free shuttle buses and remote Park n’ Ride, off-site parking and buses. Vendors open Sat/Sun/Mon.

http://www.kempenfest.com

*Barrie Kennel Dog Show (Orillia)
ODAS Park
4500 Fairgrounds Rd.
Orillia, ON

The Barrie Kennel and Obedience Club is hosting it’s annual dog show on the Civic Holiday Weekend August 1, 2, & 3rd 2015 at the Orillia and District Agricultural Society Park On Fairgrounds Rd. west of Orillia.
Enjoy seeing purebred dogs showing off their beauty and movement, and intelligence and training in obedience and rally trials. Cheer on our junior handlers at noon each day. See Dogs ranging from 3 months old to 10 plus years.
Special shows for Irish wolfhounds, Doberman Pinschers and Norfolk Terriers. Special features this year, Irish Wolfhound racing on Saturday, and Meet the Breeds on Sunday. Canine Good neighbor (CGN) test for ALL dogs on Sunday.
For more information or to registers for the CGN, go to www.barriekennelclub.com

http://www.barriekennelclub.com

 


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**SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 2015**

*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

For further questions/concerns, please contact: Tonya (Children & Family Program Coordinator): tonyas@srcentre.ca

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/programs/Jungle-Gym.asp

*Ribfest (Scarborough)
Thomson Memorial Park
Lawrence Avenue East and Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Enjoy delicious ribs, hot dogs, french fries, corn on the cob and more – Midway rides and skill testing games – Karaoke competition everyday – Creative designs by crafters and vendors – All day beer garden.

Feature acts: Friday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Tom Hayes and the Twisters Saturday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Green River Revival: Canada’s Premiere Tribute to CCR Sunday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Hot Rocks: The Rolling Stones Tribute Show Monday night (4 to 7 pm) – Back Track Band

This is a great family event! Don’t forget to bring Grandma and Grandpa too. Please leave your pets at home.

Entertainment and parking are free.

http://www.scarboroughribfest.com

*Pan American Food Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Daniels Spectrum
585 Dundas St East
Toronto, ON

Flavour & Fun Pan American Style!
3 days of delish food to whet your appetite.

The Pan American Food Festival is back in July and August 2015 showcasing restaurants, food producers, chefs and the variety of national and regional cuisines of the Western Hemisphere, with a spotlight on one country each year. A cultural festival of art, music and folklore enhances the food experience to celebrate the region’s diverse cultural expression.
This year, the featured country is Mexico.
Don’t forget to check our our Family Fun Zone.

http://panamfoodfest.com/

*Island Soul Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Roots, culture and plenty of vibes!

A four-day festival celebrating the cultural diversity of Toronto and the island countries, Harbourfront Centre presents their annual Island Soul Festival.
Explore the rhythms, mythologies, histories and delicacies of the islands with a diverse lineup of artists and thinkers striving to leave their mark on Caribbean cultural identity and catalyze an emerging generation.

http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/islandsoul/2015/

*Caterpillars, Moths and Butterflies (Toronto)
10:30am-12pm
High Park
1873 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

Popular science writer and teacher Don Scallen shares his knowledge of these beautiful creatures. Children love this one! Meet at the benches near Grenadier Restaurant.

http://www.highpark.org

*The Pirate Festival (Milton)
Country Heritge Park
8560 Tremaine Road
Milton, ON

Join us for exciting – mystery filled days in the Village of Dry Bluffs. The Pirates are rejoicing in Return of the Tide-Indeed-Economy has never been better! The Pirates have returned to full Pirating! A mysterious Pirate arrives, and what of the body that is discovered? And the Code? Will the Pirate Crews remain loyal to their captains? Or mutiny!
Enjoy the privileges that Piracy brings! Attend the best in Entertainment.
Saturday Evening presents The Captain’s Keg. An adult event filled with Spectacular Performances.
Visit our website for the list of family entertainment and shows!
Open daily Civic Holiday Weekend 2015

http://www.thepiratefestival.com/

*Ice Cream Carnival (Hamilton)
Westfield Heritage Village
Westfield Heritage Village
1049 Kirkwall Road
Rockton, ON

Celebrate summer with the sweet taste of ice cream at this lively family event.
Enjoy Edwardian carnival foods, games, amusements and music. Hand cranked real ice cream making demonstrations and samples throughout the day. Don’t miss this delicious and festive family outing!

http://www.conservationhamilton.ca/component/ohanah/ice-cream-carnival

*Ribfest (St. Catherines)
St. Catharines Rotary Ribfest
Montebello Park
St. Catharines, ON

The St. Catharines Rotary Ribfest is a yearly event where we bring some of the top ribbers and great bands to Montebello Park in St. Catharines. July 31, 2015 – Aug. 3, 2015

http://www.stcatharinesribfest.com/

*Summer Sun Days (Niagara Falls) (Free Admission)
11am-5pm
Battle Ground Hotel Museum & Willoughby Historical Museum
6137 Lundy’s Lane & 9935 Niagara Parkway
Niagara Falls, ON

Explore our other sites this summer as a family and make a craft during your visit!

http://niagarafallsmuseums.ca

*Ribfest (London)
Victoria Park
London, ON

The London Ribfest is in its 27th year and is the first Ribfest in Canada. Ribfest features 10 world class Ribbers battling it out for awards including best Ribber. Also featured is food from around the world to please everyone in the family. Expressions in Chalk featuring over 30 Artists. Also featured are 150 vendors offering products for sale and on display. Entertainment includes the popular beer garden, Campbells amusement rides $20 all you can ride (parent rides free), 2 road closers and much more.

http://www.canadasbiggestparty.com

*MuslimFest 2015 (Mississauga)
Mississsauga Celebration Square
301 Burnhamthorpe Road West
Mississauga, ON

MuslimFest returns to Mississauga Celebration Square in its fourteenth year, will attract 25,000 visitors over two days and welcomes everyone. The essential role of art based in traditional and contemporary Islamic context is prevalent throughout the festival, the event showcases entertainment that is hundreds of years old but also retains a lineup of new performers ready to become household names. It is this cultural fusion that sets MuslimFest apart and enjoyed by attendees of all backgrounds and age groups.

Children can enjoy the camel and carnival rides, break a sweat at basketball tournament.

http://muslimfest.com/

*Kempenfest (Barrie) (Free Admission)
5pm-10pm
Along Kempenfelt Bay
205 Lakeshore Drive
Barrie, ON

Held annually on the August long weekend. One of Ontario’s Top 100 Festivals. Features over 400 Art, Craft and Antique exhibits. Midway and Children’s Village. Live entertainment all weekend. Free shuttle buses and remote Park n’ Ride, off-site parking and buses. Vendors open Sat/Sun/Mon.

http://www.kempenfest.com

*Barrie Kennel Dog Show (Orillia)
ODAS Park
4500 Fairgrounds Rd.
Orillia, ON

The Barrie Kennel and Obedience Club is hosting it’s annual dog show on the Civic Holiday Weekend August 1, 2, & 3rd 2015 at the Orillia and District Agricultural Society Park On Fairgrounds Rd. west of Orillia.
Enjoy seeing purebred dogs showing off their beauty and movement, and intelligence and training in obedience and rally trials. Cheer on our junior handlers at noon each day. See Dogs ranging from 3 months old to 10 plus years.
Special shows for Irish wolfhounds, Doberman Pinschers and Norfolk Terriers. Special features this year, Irish Wolfhound racing on Saturday, and Meet the Breeds on Sunday. Canine Good neighbor (CGN) test for ALL dogs on Sunday.
For more information or to registers for the CGN, go to www.barriekennelclub.com

http://www.barriekennelclub.com

 


 

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**MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2015**

*Fun Zone (Vaughan)
9:30am-11:30am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

DROP-IN PROGRAM
Ongoing | Monday, Wednesday & Friday

A great place to socialize, play, and meet new friends. Explore the different play centers, fine/gross motor skills toys, hands-on activities, and circle/story time.
Parents, Grandparents, and/or Caregivers are welcome with children!

Age Recommended: 0-4 Years

Member Value Fee: $2.00
Non-Member Fee: $4.00

More structured curriculum- highlighting all holidays
Certified ECE teacher
Take home crafts
Circle & story time
Fridays, Challah is served

For further questions/concerns, please contact: Tonya (Children & Family Program Coordinator): tonyas@srcentre.ca

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/programs/Fun-zone.asp

*Ribfest (Scarborough)
Thomson Memorial Park
Lawrence Avenue East and Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Enjoy delicious ribs, hot dogs, french fries, corn on the cob and more – Midway rides and skill testing games – Karaoke competition everyday – Creative designs by crafters and vendors – All day beer garden.

Feature acts: Friday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Tom Hayes and the Twisters Saturday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Green River Revival: Canada’s Premiere Tribute to CCR Sunday night (6:30 to 10 pm) – Hot Rocks: The Rolling Stones Tribute Show Monday night (4 to 7 pm) – Back Track Band

This is a great family event! Don’t forget to bring Grandma and Grandpa too. Please leave your pets at home.

Entertainment and parking are free.

http://www.scarboroughribfest.com

*Pan American Food Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Daniels Spectrum
585 Dundas St East
Toronto, ON

Flavour & Fun Pan American Style!
3 days of delish food to whet your appetite.

The Pan American Food Festival is back in July and August 2015 showcasing restaurants, food producers, chefs and the variety of national and regional cuisines of the Western Hemisphere, with a spotlight on one country each year. A cultural festival of art, music and folklore enhances the food experience to celebrate the region’s diverse cultural expression.
This year, the featured country is Mexico.
Don’t forget to check our our Family Fun Zone.

http://panamfoodfest.com/

*Island Soul Festival (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Roots, culture and plenty of vibes!

A four-day festival celebrating the cultural diversity of Toronto and the island countries, Harbourfront Centre presents their annual Island Soul Festival.
Explore the rhythms, mythologies, histories and delicacies of the islands with a diverse lineup of artists and thinkers striving to leave their mark on Caribbean cultural identity and catalyze an emerging generation.

http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/islandsoul/2015/

*The Pirate Festival (Milton)
Country Heritge Park
8560 Tremaine Road
Milton, ON

Join us for exciting – mystery filled days in the Village of Dry Bluffs. The Pirates are rejoicing in Return of the Tide-Indeed-Economy has never been better! The Pirates have returned to full Pirating! A mysterious Pirate arrives, and what of the body that is discovered? And the Code? Will the Pirate Crews remain loyal to their captains? Or mutiny!
Enjoy the privileges that Piracy brings! Attend the best in Entertainment.
Saturday Evening presents The Captain’s Keg. An adult event filled with Spectacular Performances.
Visit our website for the list of family entertainment and shows!
Open daily Civic Holiday Weekend 2015

http://www.thepiratefestival.com/

*Ice Cream Carnival (Hamilton)
Westfield Heritage Village
Westfield Heritage Village
1049 Kirkwall Road
Rockton, ON

Celebrate summer with the sweet taste of ice cream at this lively family event.
Enjoy Edwardian carnival foods, games, amusements and music. Hand cranked real ice cream making demonstrations and samples throughout the day. Don’t miss this delicious and festive family outing!

http://www.conservationhamilton.ca/component/ohanah/ice-cream-carnival

*Joseph Brant Festival (Burlington)
11am-5pm
LaSalle Park
50 Northshore Blvd. E
Burlington, ON

ACTIVITIES ALL DAY: Children’s Area, Museum Educational Crafts & Activities, Giveaways, PanAm Sports Challenges, Games and Obstacles, Interactive participants including: Crossfit Altitude, Oakville Fencing Academy, Burlington Youth Soccer Club, Monkeynastic Gymnastics, Bradbury, Splitsville Entertainment & Better State Crew! Splash Park for Kids available, Hands-on Activities, Artisans and Vendors, the Famous Brant Day Silent Auction and many other attractions.

http://www.facebook.com/events/886900864709951/

*Ribfest (St. Catherines)
St. Catharines Rotary Ribfest
Montebello Park
St. Catharines, ON

The St. Catharines Rotary Ribfest is a yearly event where we bring some of the top ribbers and great bands to Montebello Park in St. Catharines. July 31, 2015 – Aug. 3, 2015

http://www.stcatharinesribfest.com/

*Kidsummer (Waterloo)
9:30am-4pm
Waterloo Region Museum
10 Huron Road
Kitchener, ON

KidSummer is a fun family day where children of all ages can have some good old fashioned fun.
Stroll our picturesque 60 acre living history village and enjoy a wonderful summer day.
Enjoy gallery activities, games, and horse-drawn wagon rides. Hands-on activities may include egg collecting from the chicken coop, helping the blacksmith twist iron, or sending a telegraph.
Free admission for up to two children, with each $10 adult admission purchased.

http://www.waterlooregionmuseum.com/upcoming-events/event-details/?id=2&type=0&calendar=

*Ribfest (London)
Victoria Park
London, ON

The London Ribfest is in its 27th year and is the first Ribfest in Canada. Ribfest features 10 world class Ribbers battling it out for awards including best Ribber. Also featured is food from around the world to please everyone in the family. Expressions in Chalk featuring over 30 Artists. Also featured are 150 vendors offering products for sale and on display. Entertainment includes the popular beer garden, Campbells amusement rides $20 all you can ride (parent rides free), 2 road closers and much more.

http://www.canadasbiggestparty.com

*Family Picnic and Antique car show (Georgina)
10am-4pm
Pefferlaw Lions community Park
Petes Lane
Pefferlaw, ON

Family Picnic with Games, Magician, Birds of Prey exhibit, Zoo to you, bounce Castle, rock Wall, hot wing eating contest, watermelon eating contest….Participation prizes and much more…Free admission, free parking , free entertainment…Free ice cream …..Its all free

http://lake-simcoe.ca

*Kempenfest (Barrie) (Free Admission)
5pm-10pm
Along Kempenfelt Bay
205 Lakeshore Drive
Barrie, ON

Held annually on the August long weekend. One of Ontario’s Top 100 Festivals. Features over 400 Art, Craft and Antique exhibits. Midway and Children’s Village. Live entertainment all weekend. Free shuttle buses and remote Park n’ Ride, off-site parking and buses. Vendors open Sat/Sun/Mon.

http://www.kempenfest.com

*Barrie Kennel Dog Show (Orillia)
ODAS Park
4500 Fairgrounds Rd.
Orillia, ON

The Barrie Kennel and Obedience Club is hosting it’s annual dog show on the Civic Holiday Weekend August 1, 2, & 3rd 2015 at the Orillia and District Agricultural Society Park On Fairgrounds Rd. west of Orillia.
Enjoy seeing purebred dogs showing off their beauty and movement, and intelligence and training in obedience and rally trials. Cheer on our junior handlers at noon each day. See Dogs ranging from 3 months old to 10 plus years.
Special shows for Irish wolfhounds, Doberman Pinschers and Norfolk Terriers. Special features this year, Irish Wolfhound racing on Saturday, and Meet the Breeds on Sunday. Canine Good neighbor (CGN) test for ALL dogs on Sunday.
For more information or to registers for the CGN, go to www.barriekennelclub.com

http://www.barriekennelclub.com

JULY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (July 24 – July 26, 2015)
JULY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (July 24 – July 26, 2015)

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**FRIDAY, JULY 25, 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-2pm
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

*Ribfest (Richmond Hill)
Richmond Green Park
1300 Elgin Mills Road East
Richmond HIll, ON

Ribfest is a three-day outdoor event with live entertainment, a beer garden, children’s and toddler’s fun zone with inflatables and an indoor children’s activity area to enjoy!

See the website for times.

http://richmondhill.ca/ribfest

*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/coupon

*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/

*Family Fun Fridays (Toronto) (FREE)
1pm-3pm
Ontario Legislative Building
111 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, ON

This free, two hour interactive family program at Ontario’s Legislative Building is provided during the summer months – Fridays from July 3rd through August 28th, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

It offers families with children aged 6 – 10 the opportunity to:

Explore the historic Legislative Building
Play a role in a mock debate; dress-up in traditional robes
Participate in a scavenger hunt
Learn how Parliament works

This is a free program. Pre-registration is required. Call (416) 325-0061 to register or e-mail us. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

http://educationportal.ontla.on.ca/en/visit-us/programs/family-fun-Friday’s

*Recycled Craft (Toronto)
2pm-3pm
Annette Street Library
145 Annette Street
Toronto, ON

An enlightening environmental workshop, where your recycling skills are put to the test!

Make a recyclable craft to take home.

Drop in, school aged children.

http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT199621&R=EVT199621

*Movies in the Park (Whitby) (FREE)
8:45pm-10pm
Willow Park
50 Willow Park Drive, Whitby
Whitby, ON

MOVIE: Big Hero 6

Rain Date: July 26th

*Central Party Out Front (Niagara Falls) (FREE)
6pm-8pm
Central Community Church
6970 Mountain Road
Niagara Falls, ON
L2E 6S4

Bert’s Boogying, Bee-Boppin’ Bubble Palooza, live music, inflatable games, $1 hot dogs, Face painting

http://www.centralcc.ca

 

 


 

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**SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2015**

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

Movie: Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked!

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!

Craft: BUTTON FRAME

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

*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

*Farmer’s Market (Woodbridge)
9am-1pm
Woodbridge Village Farmers Market
Hwy #7 and Islington Ave., at the Woodbridge Pool & Memorial Arena parking lot.

The market runs every Saturday, rain or shine. There is plenty of free parking at our market. Our local farmer vendors are passionate about their produce.
Our Kid’s Club includes creative crafts and engaging activities weekly.

http://www.woodbridgevillagefarmersmarket.com

*Ribfest (Richmond Hill)
Richmond Green Park
1300 Elgin Mills Road East
Richmond HIll, ON

Ribfest is a three-day outdoor event with live entertainment, a beer garden, children’s and toddler’s fun zone with inflatables and an indoor children’s activity area to enjoy!

See the website for times.

http://richmondhill.ca/ribfest

*Community Funday (Richmond Hill)
9:30am-1:30pm
St.Christopher’s Chuch
459 Crosby Ave.,
Richmond Hill, ON

Face Painting, Game for all ages, Free Inflatable Fun, BBQ, Bake Sale. All proceeds will go to Richmond Hill Food Bank and 360 Kids. Non-perishable food donations welcomed.

http://stchris.ca

*Farmer’s Market (Aurora)
8am-1pm
49 Wells Street
Aurora, ON

Yes! Live singing, free children’s crafts, splash pad, park and on most days we have book readings too (a lady comes and reads a book to the kids and does a little activity with them)

http://theaurorafarmersmarket.com/hours/

*Movies in the Park (Aurora)
9pm-11pm
Machell Park
2A Aurora Heights

Town of Aurora Movie in the Park sponsored by Aurora Home Hardware Centre. Join us on Saturday, July 25 at dusk for “Mocking Jay”. The movie will take place at Machell Park located at 2A Aurora Heights Drive. This movie is rated PG

http://www.aurora.ca/moviesinthepark

*Farmer’s Market (Newmarket)
8am-1pm
Newmarket Riverwalk Commons
(corner of Doug Duncan and Timothy St.)

Wagon Rides on every 2nd and 4th weekend every month, face painting and more.

http://www.newmarketfarmersmarket.com

*July Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-5pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Join the Scarborough Museum Youth Collective on weekends this summer for fun filled Victorian parlour entertainments and popular 20th-century board games. Enjoy delicious local delicacies from the Americas. Family fun guaranteed. Admission is pay-what-you-can.

Cost is Pay What You Can

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*Ontario’s Celebration Zone (Toronto) (FREE)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Experience 38 days of the BEST of Ontario during the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games – All events are FREE!

For families seeking kid-friendly activities, Ontario’s Celebration Zone has a jam-packed schedule of circus acrobats, children’s theatre, hands-on science adventures, super dog shows and so much more. Kids of all ages can try out the coolest toys from Ontario’s digital media sector or take part in multi-player gaming tournaments featuring Ontario’s latest video games.

See the website for times.

http://www.ontariotravel.net/en/info/panam

*Persian Family Day (Toronto) (FREE)
12pm-10pm
Mel Lastman Square
5100 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON

This event is fun for the whole family, with highlights including live bands playing traditional music, beauty stations, charities, clowns, magicians and comedy shows!

http://www.PersianFamilyDay.com

*Fairy Fun (Toronto)
10am-12pm
Stephenson Park
61 Stephenson Avenue
Toronto, ON

Join the Friends of Stephenson Park and Danny’s Urban Fairies for FREE temporary fairy tattoos and crafts, as well as a community sponge water fight. Sponges and water will be provided. The water fun starts at 11 am.
Come in fairy attire for extra excitement.
Don’t miss a special visit from the famous Toronto Roller Derby Girls.

http://www.dannysurbanfairies.ca

*Kids Fun (Milton)
10am-12pm
Milton Mall
55 Ontario Street South
Milton, ON

Enjoy fishy fun inside the mall! Activities include a make and take craft plus a fishing pond with prizes for everyone from 10 to 11 am. After the craft, join the Kids’ Club friends at 11 am for a snack and a magic show. Plus, you can enter to win a family four pack (2 adults + 2 youths) to Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada in Toronto! The Kids’ Club is free and open to children ages 4 to 12. Please note that parents must remain with their children.

http://miltonmall.com

*Quinndale Soccer’s 40th Anniversary (Hamilton)
10am-3pm
Quinndale Soccer’s 40th Anniversary!
Mount Lions Park
Hamilton, ON

Quinndale Soccer will be celebrating 40 years in the community. We will be having food, fun and games in the park as well as special guests . Please come and join us at Mount Lions Park.

http://quinndalesoccer.com

*Waterloo Region Food Truck Fare (Waterloo) (Free Admission)
3pm-9pm
30 Regina St. S.
Waterloo, ON

The 2nd annual WR Food Truck Fare once again brings food trucks, local food, craft beer, family fun and bands to the square, celebrating the phenomenal love of food trucks and local fare in the region.
Please join us for the Waterloo Region Food Truck Fare.
FREE ADMISSION
(Donations to ILCWR welcome)

www.wrfoodtruckfare.ca

*Serbian Food Festival (Waterloo/Kitchener)
11am-11pm
700 Fiscjer-Hallman Road
Kitchener, ON

The Serbian Food Festival is an annual event that attracts thousands of people from different cultural backgrounds each year. The purpose of the festival is to open our doors to the region’s beautiful and diverse community and share a little taste of Serbia. With a focus on delicious foods, music, dancing and fun stuff for the kids, this event has been a huge success.

The menu consists mostly of fresh breads and delicious foods from the grill. Another very popular dish is the slow roasted pig or lamb. There are sweet and salty pastries, stuffed crepes and countless deserts. Seating can be found under cover in the forested area or under the sun in the middle of all the action. There is live music and dancing all day. Fun stuff for the kids includes a bouncy castle, face painting and an ice cream truck on site. You will also find an educational display inside the banquet hall where you can learn more about the Serbian culture.

http://kwserbianfoodfest.com/

*Sheridan Sharks Kids’ Club (Mississauga)
2pm-4pm
Sheridan Centre
2225 Erin Mills Parkway
Mississauga, ON

Enjoy fishy fun inside the mall! Activities include a make and take craft plus a fishing pond with prizes for everyone from 2 to 3 pm. After the craft, join the Kids’ Club friends at 3 pm for a snack and a magic show. Plus, you can enter to win a family four pack (2 adults + 2 youths) to Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada in Toronto! The Kids’ Club is free and open to children ages 4 to 12. Please note that parents must remain with their children.

http://sheridancentre.ca

*Pride Week in Peel Festival (Mississauga)
2pm-7pm
Streetsville Village Square
Main St and Queen Street S, Streetsville
Mississauga, ON

The festival will feature performances by local LGBTTIQQ2S* musicians, community outreach booths and a Pride march. The event is completely free, including light snacks provided to festival-goers. All volunteers and organizers receive training in anti-oppression prior to the event, in an effort to create a space that is welcoming to all.
New this year, the planning team has added more children’s programming. The planning team is also delighted to announce that an Aboriginal Elder will offer an opening prayer and drum song to begin the celebration.
The Pride Week in Peel Festival promises to be an excellent opportunity to celebrate Peel’s vibrant and diverse LGBTTIQQ2S* communities and to make meaningful connections.

http://www.prideweekinpeel.ca/

*Latin Festival (Mississauga)
Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive

Colombia en Mississauga launches a new celebration for sharing and integrating the Latin American culture in the space of Celebration Square.
There will be a kids zone.

http://www.colombiaenmississauga.com

*Community Event (Brampton)
11am-4pm
Kennedy Square Plaza
50 Kennedy Road
Brampton, ON

The Family Life Youth & Multicultural Centre and Kennedy Square Plaza partner together to host their first annual Community Event. Come and enjoy a FREE BBQ, Games, Prizes, Performances, Garage Sale and much much more!

http://www.flymc.org

*Shopkins Swap Meet (Ajax)
12pm-2pm
Scholar’s Choice
145 KINGSTON RD E
AJAX, ON

Shopkins collectors can bring in their duplicate characters and trade with other collectors. Coloring pages, contests and treats! What a great way to spend a saturday afternoon with your little shopkins fans!

http://www.scholarschoice.ca

*Boston Pizza Grand Re-Opening (Whitby)
1pm-5pm
Boston Pizza Whitby North
20 Taunton Road East
Whitby, ON

Celebrate Boston Pizza Whitby North’s BRAND NEW LOOK with a full day Grand Re-Opening event! A portion of the proceeds from this event go to Abilities Centre.
Kids events 1 to 5 p.m.: Jumping castle, face painting, balloons and special guest Lionel the mascot

http://www.facebook.com/BPWhitbyNorth

*Fundraiser Festival (Port Perry)
11am-8pm
Old Simcoe & Reach At Port Perry Fair Grounds
Port Perry, ON

A fundraiser in support of the local food bank. Port Perry fair grounds. A day of live bands, a kids corner including pony rides, jumping castle, magician, and more. Bid on great stuff at our silent auction, Purchase great items from our many vendor and enjoy some great food. Come with full wallets and empty tummies!
Admission is $10, ten and under FREE

416-294-0678

*Indianola Beach Association Family Fun Day (Keswick)
12:30pm-4pm
120 Cooks Bay Drive
Keswick, ON

Come and enjoy an afternoon with your family, friends and community! With so much to do, there will be something everyone can enjoy! Bring a lawn chair and your sunscreen to sit and enjoy the park – the water is open! Some of the activities include:
FACE PAINTING
KIDS GAMES, RACES AND PRIZES
LARGE MURAL PAINTING
BUBBLES
BBQ LUNCH
CANDY JAR GUESS
AND SO MUCH MORE!

All are welcome and anyone with an existing membership will receive free admission!
There will be a small entrance fee for non-members (children are free) with the option of paying your annual fees at the gate. Donations will also be gladly accepted and greatly appreciated. Any Canadian Tire money can also be donated to help towards the care and maintenance of the park.

No pets allowed

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Indianola-Beach-Association-Keswick/334633779992461?fref=ts

*Festival on High Street (Sutton)
10am-4pm
HIgh Street in Sutton
Sutton, ON

Sutton BIA presents Festival on High Street
Includes duck race, face painting, bouncy castle, kids games and prizes
Free horse drawn wagon rides, live music and vendors
Duck races are at 1 and 3 pm

*Free Outdoor Family Movie Night (Niagara Falls) (FREE)
9pm-11:30pm
Club Italia
2525 Montrose Road
Niagara Falls, ON

Join Project SHARE for an Outdoor Family Movie Night at Club Italia on Saturday, July 25th. Price of admission is free with a monetary or food donation to Project SHARE. The Sandlot will be shown at dusk with concessions available for purchase. Don’t forget your lawn chairs & blankets!

9054018708

*Family Carnival (Niagara Falls)
St Davids Lions Field
1462 York Rd.
St Davids, ON

Celebrating our 52nd annual celebration of family fun, exciting rides, amazing food, kiddy games and “live music”. Saturday night band is the popular ‘Vinyl Flux” . Come on and enjoy this yearly tradition, and bring your friends for a memory making event. Wine and beer tasting is available as well.

905 468-2478

*Fort George Celtic Festival (Niagara Falls)
10am-5pm
Fort George National Historic Site
51 Queen’s Parade
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

Fort George comes alive with the sounds of pipes and drums. In partnership with the Niagara Regional Police Pipe and Drum Band, Fort George will host the second annual Celtic Festival at the fort. Hundreds of professional musicians will be in attendance for this event that will include celtic dancing, a cheer tent, a kids “heavy” event zone, individual pipe band performances and the “mass band”! For more information call Parks Canada at 905-468-6614.

http://www.pc.gc.ca/fortgeorge

 

 


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**SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2015**

*BBQ Care-nival Fundraiser (Woodbridge)
11am-4pm
HBS Spa Life Beauty and Wellness
8611 Weston Rd Until #19
Woodbridge, ON

Let’s give cancer a makeover and blow it away!
100% of proceeds will go to the Canadian Cancer Society, Angel Hair for Kids Foundation and the Cancer Care Unit opening at the upcoming Mackenzie Health hospital in Vaughan.
We will also be donating 12 ponytails for a child in need. We look forward to your participation in the fundraiser… together we will give cancer a makeover and blow it away!
The event features food, games, kid’s activities, silent auctions and much more! Spend the day with HBS, Fire and Rescue, Mackenzie Health, and various other organizations for a fun event!

http://www.hbsspalife.com

*Ribfest (Richmond Hill)
Richmond Green Park
1300 Elgin Mills Road East
Richmond HIll, ON

Ribfest is a three-day outdoor event with live entertainment, a beer garden, children’s and toddler’s fun zone with inflatables and an indoor children’s activity area to enjoy!

See the website for times.

http://richmondhill.ca/ribfest

*Ontario’s Celebration Zone (Toronto) (FREE)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Experience 38 days of the BEST of Ontario during the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games – All events are FREE!

For families seeking kid-friendly activities, Ontario’s Celebration Zone has a jam-packed schedule of circus acrobats, children’s theatre, hands-on science adventures, super dog shows and so much more. Kids of all ages can try out the coolest toys from Ontario’s digital media sector or take part in multi-player gaming tournaments featuring Ontario’s latest video games.

See the website for times.

http://www.ontariotravel.net/en/info/panam

*Autism Walk-A-Thon and Family Fun Day (Hamilton)
11am-2pm
Willow Cove-Confederation Park, Hamilton
680 VAN WAGNERS BEACH RD
Hamilton, ON, ON

Registration at 11:00am walk starts around 11:30am. Please pre-register

Our official Ribbon Cutting by MP Wayne Marston
Entertainment:Carl the Magician and Giggles the Clown,2 Princesses,Bruiser-Hamilton Bulldogs
There will be Balloon animals being made, face painting,washable tatoos. LOTS of games and more for the kids.Games will be supervised by Building Blocks Speech Paths.
This year we will be having some vendors with information table and merchandise tables.
We will also have the Hamilton Fire Fighters.

Everyone is welcome to participate as the walk root is walk able for all as it is paved

Participants will enjoy a complimentary pizza, Timbits, fruits, veggies, water, coffee and steeped tea.
Goody bags for the kids. Rain or Shine

http://www.cnaf.net/upcoming.html

*Latin Festival (Mississauga)
Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive

Colombia en Mississauga launches a new celebration for sharing and integrating the Latin American culture in the space of Celebration Square.
There will be a kids zone.

http://www.colombiaenmississauga.com

*Kid’s Pajama Party (Ajax)
12pm-3pm
Boston Pizza Ajax
8 Salem Rd. S
Ajax, ON

It’s Summer, so you don’t have to get out of your PJ’s if you don’t want to!! In fact we encourage it!! Wear your PJ’s & receive a FREE Kids Meal (with the purchase of an adult meal). Watch a movie on our 150″ TV!

905-686-1908

*Movie Night (St. Catherines)
6pm-8pm
Family Church @ The Shore
65 Lakeshore Rd
St. Catharines, ON

You’re invited to the movies! We’ll be showing a family-friendly film at 6:00 PM on the last Sunday of every month so come and enjoy a relaxing evening with your family and friends. Refreshments provided.

http://www.the-shore.ca

FREE OUTDOOR FAMILY MOVIE GUIDE IN ONTARIO
FREE OUTDOOR FAMILY MOVIE GUIDE IN ONTARIO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whether you are hanging at home this summer or up North at the lake, make sure to check out this Free Outdoor Family Movie Guide. I have also listed free kids outdoor shows happening in Ontario.

All movie screenings are free except for The Kelso Conservation in Milton.

ENJOY!

*Please note that the schedule can change at anytime, and Entertain Kids On A Dime is not responsible for these changes.
Please check the schedules before you leave to make sure that the movie is still playing.

OUTDOOR FREE CONCERTS & MOVIE GUIDE

**RICHMOND HILL, ON**

• CHILDREN’S CONCERTS

Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and/or cushions to each concert for seating.

* Sunday, July 19 , 2015 at 1pm
Richmond Green Park (Outdoor Amphitheatre)
1300 Elgin Mills Road East

*Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 1pm
Richmond Green Park (Outdoor Amphitheatre)
1300 Elgin Mills Road East

•OUTDOOR MOVIES

All movies start at 7pm
Bring a blanket or lawn chair

* Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Elgin Barrow Arena
43 Church Street S
Movie: Paddington

* Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Richmond Hill Central Library
1 Atkinson Street
Movie: The Book Of Love

*Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Russell Tilt Park
Blackforest Drive
Movie: Cinderella

*Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Langstaff Community Centre
155 Red Maple Road
Movie: Finding Nemo

*Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Rouge Woods Community Centre
110 Shirley Drive
Movie: Big Hero 6

http://www.richmondhill.ca/subpage.asp?pageid=moonlight_movies

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**AURORA, ON**

•OUTDOOR MOVIES
Movies begin at dusk.

*Friday, July 17, 2015
Lambert Willson Park
Industrial Parkway
Movie: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (PG)

*Saturday, July 25, 2015
Machell Park
24 Aurora Heights Drive
Movie: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (PG-13)

*Friday, August 14, 2015
Ada Johnson Park
Hartwell Way
Movie: Annie (PG)

*Saturday, August 22, 2015
Aurora Town Park
Yonge Street
Movie: Mighty Ducks (PG)

*Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Hickson Park
130 River Ridge Blvd.
Movie: Frozen (PG)

*Thursday, September 3, 2015
Norm Weller Park
McClellan Way
Movie: The Lego Movie (PG)

http://www.aurora.ca/Thingstodo/Pages/Special%20Events/Movies-in-the-Park.aspx

 

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**NEWMARKET, ON**

•KIDS SHOWS

Join us for a free family entertainment outdoors from.
Please bring a lawn chair to all shows. If there is inclement weather shows will be inside Newmarket Community Centre & Lions Hall.
* July 21, 2015: 7pm-8pm
Newmarket Riverwalk Commons, (200 Doug Duncan Drive
Mad Science and Steven Kotzen Kids Entertainer

*July 28, 2015: 7pm-8pm
Newmarket Riverwalk Commons, (200 Doug Duncan Drive
Dance Showcase

•OUTDOOR MOVIES

*Monday, August 18, 2015 at 8:15pm
St. Nicholas School
480 Keith Ave. (Inclement weather inside gym)
Movies: MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN

*Wednesday, August 20, 2015 at 8:15pm
Dr. Margaret Arkinstall Park, 205 Sawmill Valley Dr. (Inclement weather inside gym)
Movies: PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS

*Friday, August 22, 2015 at 8:15pm
Maple Leaf Public School, 155 Longford Dr. (Inclement weather inside gym)
Movies: FROZEN

*Monday, August 25, 2015 at 8:15pm
George Richardson Micro fields. Bayview Parkway. (Inclement weather Ray Twinney Complex Rink 1)
Movie: GHOSTBUSTERS

*Wednesday, August 27, 2015 at 8:15pm
Audrie Sanderson Park, McBean Ave. (Inclement weather Ray Twinney Complex Rink 1)
Movie: HOME ALONE

*Thursday, August 28, 2015 at 8:15pm
College Manor Park, College Manor Dr. (Inclement weather Ray Twinney Complex Rink 1)
Movie: RIO 2

*Saturday, September 13, 2015
Newmarket Riverwalk Commons,200 Doug Duncan Dr.(Inclement weather Newmarket Community Centre&Lions Hall)
Movies: Maleficent

http://www.newmarket.ca/en/MoonlightMovies.asp

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**STOUFFVILLE, ON**

•OUTDOOR MOVIES

Popcorn and soft drinks available on site.

*Friday, July 31, 2015 at 8pm
Memorial Park (Go Train Parking Lot)
Movie: Hook

*Friday, August 7, 2015 at 8pm
Memorial Park (Go Train Parking Lot)
Movie: Paul Blart Mall Cop 2

*Friday, August 14, 2015 at 8pm
Memorial Park (Go Train Parking Lot)
Movie: Ghostbusters

http://www.townofws.ca/en/calendar/events/Details.aspx?Id=6f69b86c-7583-41c5-953a-c409bdcb810b

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**BRADFORD, ON**

•OUTDOOR MOVIES

​FREE outdoor movies start at sundown on the grass field area beside the BWG Public Library.
Bring lawn chairs, blankets and your own snacks.

*Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 9pm
BWG Public Library
Movie: Frozen

*Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 9pm
BWG Public Library
Movie: Big Hero 6

http://www.townofbwg.com/Pages/Town%20Services/Leisure%20Services/Outdoor-Movies.aspx

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**MARKHAM, ON**

•OUTDOOR MOVIES

All Movies are taking place at Unionville Mainstreet
Please bring your own lawn chairs, blankets, etc. as they will not be provided.

*Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 8:30pm
Movie: Big Hero 6

*Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 8:30pm
Movie: Paddington

*Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 8:30pm
Movie: The Great Outdoors

http://www.guidingstar.ca/A_Calendar_Guide_To_Markham_Special_Annual_Events_and_Festivals.htm

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**TORONTO, ON**

•OUTDOOR MOVIES

*Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 9:15pm
Scarborough Village Park
3600 Kingston Rd
Movie: Khumba

*Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 9pm
Regent Park
620 Dundas Street East
Movie: Bend It Like Beckham

*Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 9:15 PM
Union Station
Movie: Hugo

*Friday, July 24 at 9:15 PM
Chester Le Park
255 Chester Le Blvd
Movie: Breakup Buddies

*Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Earl Bales Park
4169 Bathurst Street
Movie: Song of the Sea

*Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 9pm
St. James Park
120 King St. East
Movie: Big Hero 6

*Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 at 9pm
Regent Park
620 Dundas Street East
Movie: Big Hero 6

*Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 8:30pm
Earl Bales Park
4169 Bathurst Street
Movie: Chimpanzee

*Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 8:30pm
Earl Bales Park
4169 Bathurst Street
Movie: Big Hero 6

*Friday, August 14, 2015 at 9:00pm
Flemingdon Park
150 Grenoble Drive
Movie: Hotel Transylvania

*Friday, August 21, 2015 at 8:30pm
Shoreham Walkway
98 Shoreham Drive
Movie: Ghostbusters

*Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 8:30pm
Earl Bales Park
4169 Bathurst Street
Movie: Hoot

*Friday, August 28 at 8:30 PM
Panorama Community Garden
31 Panorama Court
Movie: Hugo

*Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 8:30pm
Earl Bales Park
4169 Bathurst Street
Movie: Annie (Remake)

*Friday, September 4, 2015 at 8:30 PM
Prairie Drive Park
Movie: Satellite Boy

http://globalnews.ca/news/2042477/where-to-watch-a-movie-outdoors-in-toronto-this-summer/

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**MILTON, ON**

•OUTDOOR MOVIES

Don’t forget to pack the lawn chairs and blanket, Kelso staff will be selling popcorn, snacks and drinks.
Admission to the movies is included with the regular gate fees, and Halton Parks members only need to show their pass for admission.

*Friday, August 8, 2015 at Dusk
Kelso Conservation
5234 Kelso Road
Movie: Epic

*Friday, August 15, 2015 at Dusk
Kelso Conservation
5234 Kelso Road
Movie: Nim’s Island

*Friday, August 22, 2015 at Dusk
Kelso Conservation
5234 Kelso Road
Movie: Frozen

*Friday, August 29, 2015 at Dusk
Kelso Conservation
5234 Kelso Road
Movie: Mr. Popper’s Penguins

If it is necessary to cancel a Family Outdoor Movie Night due to inclement weather or other reasons, Conservation Halton will post a cancellation notice as soon as the decision is made on the Conservation Halton website.

http://www.conservationhalton.ca/media-releases/family-outdoor-movie-nights-at-kelso-starting-august-8

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**BURLINGTON, ON**

•OUTDOOR MOVIES

Tim Hortons presents Movies Under the Stars. Enjoy a free outdoor movie this summer with your family.

Bring your own lawn chairs and/or blanket.
Be sure to come early and reserve a spot.
Parking and restroom facilities are available on site.
Please note that rain may cause delays or cancellations. Check the weather before heading out.

*Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 9pm
Civic Square
426 Brant Street
Movie: Paddington Bear

*Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 9pm
Emerson Park
Sutton Drive
Movie: Big Hero 6

*Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 9pm
Kilbride Park
Panton Street
Movie: Finding Nemo

*Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 9pm
Mohawk Park
Kenwood Avenue
Movie: Maleficent

*Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 9pm
Spencer Smith Park
1400 Lakeshore Road
Movie: Home

https://www.burlington.ca/en/live-and-play/movies-under-the-stars.asp

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**KITCHENER, ON**

•OUTDOOR MOVIES

*Thurdsay, July 23, 2015 at Dusk
Waterloo Park
Movie: The Sound Of Music

*Thursday, August 6, 2015 at Dusk
Waterloo Park
Movie: Home

http://www.parkmovies.ca/

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**GUELPH, ON**

•OUTDOOR MOVIES

*Friday, August 7, 2015 at 9pm
Market Square
1 Carden Street
Movie: The Mighty Ducks

*Friday, August 21, 2015 at 9pm
Market Square
1 Carden Street
Movie: Kung Fu Panda

*Friday, September 11, 2015 at 9pm
Market Square
1 Carden Street
Movie: The Princess Bride

http://guelph.ca/living/arts-and-culture/market-square/

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**LONDON, ON**

•OUTDOOR MOVIES

Popcorn and soft drinks available on site. Bring your own chairs and blankets.

*Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at Dusk
Victoria Park Bandshell
Movie: A Bug’s Life

*Tuesday, August, 25, 2015 at Dusk
Victoria Park Bandshell
Movie: Brave

*Monday, August 31, 2015 at Dusk
Victoria Park Bandshell
Movie: Finding Nemo

http://www.lyac.ca/movie_nights

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**MISSISSAUGA, ON**

•OUTDOOR MOVIES

You bring the blankets and we’ll bring the adventure!

*Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 8pm
Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
Movie: Big Hero 6

*Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 8pm
Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
Movie: How to Train Your Dragon 2

*Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 8pm
Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
Movie: Cinderella

*Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 8pm
Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
Movie: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

*Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 8pm
Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
Movie: Maleficent

http://www.mississauga.ca/portal/celebrationsquare/celebrationsquarewhatshappening;jsessionid=E856CD0DC638DFF9592FE3DFFA42E573.node2-2?paf_gear_id=19600035&itemId=4500232q

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**BRAMPTON, ON**

•OUTDOOR MOVIES

Movie Nights are back! Enjoy a free outdoor movie this summer with your family. Bring your own lawn chair and/or blanket or come early and enjoy the seating at our bistro…

*Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 9pm (Activities for Children start at 8pm)
Rose Garden Square
Main Street and Queen Street
Movie: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

* Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 9pm
Rose Garden Square
Main Street and Queen Street
Movie: Jaws

*Saturday, July 25, 3015 at 9pm (Activities for Children start at 8pm)
Rose Garden Square
Main Street and Queen Street
Movie: Penguins of Madagascar

*Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 9pm
Rose Garden Square
Main Street and Queen Street
Movie: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

*Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 9pm (Activities for Children start at 8pm)
Rose Garden Square
Main Street and Queen Street
Movie: Cinderella

*Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 9pm
Rose Garden Square
Main Street and Queen Street
Movie: Space Jam

*Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 9pm (Activities for Children start at 8pm)
Rose Garden Square
Main Street and Queen Street
Movie: How to Train Your Dragon 2

*Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 9pm
Rose Garden Square
Main Street and Queen Street
Movie: Godzilla

*Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 9pm (Activities for Children start at 8pm)
Rose Garden Square
Main Street and Queen Street
Movie: LEGO Movie

*Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 9pm
Rose Garden Square
Main Street and Queen Street
Movie: Who Framed Roger Rabbit

*Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 9pm (Activities for Children start at 8pm)
Rose Garden Square
Main Street and Queen Street
Movie: Big Hero 6

*Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 9pm
Rose Garden Square
Main Street and Queen Street
Movie: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

*Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 9pm (Activities for Children start at 8pm)
Rose Garden Square
Main Street and Queen Street
Movie: Night at the Museum – Secret of the Tomb

*Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 9pm (Activities for Children start at 8pm)
Rose Garden Square
Main Street and Queen Street
Movie: The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

http://www.brampton.ca/EN/Arts-Culture-Tourism/garden-square/Pages/Free-Films.aspx

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**AJAX, ON**

All Summer in the Square events run rain or shine, moving indoors in inclement weather (indoor maximum capacity is 180 on a first come, first serve basis).

• CHILDREN’S CONCERTS

*Wednesday, July 22, 2015 7pm
Ajax Town Hall, Heritage Square
65 Harwood Ave. S.
Kids in the Square: Mr. Chris & The Gassy Bubbles

*Wednesday, August 05, 2015 at 7pm
Ajax Town Hall, Heritage Square
65 Harwood Ave. S.
Kids in the Square: FireGuy Skateboard Circus Performance

*Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 7pm
Ajax Town Hall, Heritage Square
65 Harwood Ave. S.
Kids in the Square: Jack Grunsky

•OUTDOOR MOVIES

Movies in the Park is a great twist on the classic drive-in movie experience. Bring your own chair, blankets, etc and settle in to enjoy a unique outdoor family cinema experience projected on a giant inflatable movie screen.

*Friday, July 17, 2015 at 9pm
McLean Community Centre/Miller’s Creek Park
95 Magill Dr.
Movie: The Sandlot

*Friday, August 14, 2015 at 9pm
Ajax Community Centre
75 Centennial Road
Movie: Not Announced Yet

http://www.ajax.ca/en/calendar/Default.aspx?StartDate=&EndDate=&Calendar=27315eb2-3b92-4c70-8e5f-d408cf07c8ec&Limit=25

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**WHITBY, ON**

•OUTDOOR MOVIES

Please note that the times shown are approximated to coincide with dusk to enhance your viewing of these great films.

*Friday July 10, 2015 at 9pm
Whitby Civic Recreation Complex
Movie: Paddington Bear
Rain date: Sunday July 12, 2015

*Friday July 24, 2015 at 8:45pm
Willow Park
Movie: Big Hero 6
Rain date: Sunday July 26, 2015

*Friday July 31, 2015 at 8:30pm
Brooklin Memorial Park
Movie: Annie (Remake)
Rain date: Sunday August 2, 2015

*Friday August 14, 2015 at 8:15pm
Kiwanis Heydenshore Park
Movie: Rio 2
Rain date: Sunday August 16, 2015

http://www.whitby.ca/en/residents/moviesinthepark.asp

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**KESWICK, ON**
•OUTDOOR MOVIES

Weather permitting bring a chair and a blanket and join us for a movie.

*Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 8:30pm 
Jackson’s Point
1940 De LaSalle Blvd
Movie: Grease

*August, 22, 2015 at 8pm 
Jackson’s Point
1940 De LaSalle Blvd
Movie: Shrek

http://www.georgina.ca/calendar.aspx

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**INNISFIL, ON**

•OUTDOOR MOVIES

Fresh Air Flicks is back! Bring your cozy blankets and lawn chairs to Innisfil Beach Park to enjoy some fan favourite movies on the big screen.
The Pre-Show begins at 7:00pm with crafts, games, and live entertainment for the whole family.

* Wednesday July 22, 2015 at 9pm (Pre-show starts at 7pm)
Innisfil Beach Park
Movie: The Princess Bride

http://www.innisfil.library.on.ca/fresh-air-flicks

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**BARRIE, ON**

•OUTDOOR MOVIES

*Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 9pm
Heritage Park
South side of Lakeshore Dr., between Bayfield St. and Mulcaster St.
Movie: Night At The Museum

*Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 8:30pm
Heritage Park
South side of Lakeshore Dr., between Bayfield St. and Mulcaster St.
Movie: Jumanji
weather permitting – rain date August 13

*Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 8:30pm
Centennial Beach
Lakeshore Drive
Movie: Big Hero 6
Weather permitting – rain date August 20

*Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 8:30pm
Heritage Park
South side of Lakeshore Dr., between Bayfield St. and Mulcaster St.
Movie: Guardians of the Galaxy
weather permitting – rain date August 27

http://lawnchairluminata.com/schedule

 

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**ORILLIA, ON**

•OUTDOOR MOVIES

*Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 9:30pm
Couchiching Beach
Movie: JAWS

*Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 9:30pm
Couchiching Beach
Movie: FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF

*Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 9:30pm
Couchiching Beach
Movie: THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW

http://www.orillia.ca/en/visitorillia/MoviesInThePark.asp

 

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**GRAVENHURST, ON**

•OUTDOOR MOVIES

Come at 7:30pm for Live Entertainment, Music and Games. Movies start at dusk.
Bring a cozy blanket, lawn chair, friends and family and enjoy free full length features with us.

*Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Dusk
Gull Lake Rotary Park
Movie: Uncle Buck

*Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Dusk
Gull Lake Rotary Park
Movie: George Of The Jungle

*Thursday, August 6, 2015 at Dusk
Gull Lake Rotary Park
Movie: Jumanji

*Thursday, August 13, 2015 at Dusk
Gull Lake Rotary Park
Movie: The Princess Diaries

*Thursday, August 20, 2015 at Dusk
Gull Lake Rotary Park
Movie: Jurasic Park

http://www.gravenhurst.ca/en/discoverus/cinemaunderthestars.asp

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**COLLINGWOOD, ON**

•OUTDOOR MOVIES

Every Monday and Thursday starting at dusk in the BLUE MOUNTAIN Village Events Plaza.
Pull up a muskoka chair, come early for games & prizing and watch great box office hits!

*Monday, July 20, 2015 at Dusk
Movie: The Book of Life

*Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Dusk
Movie: How To Train Your Dragon

*Monday, July 27, 2015 at Dusk
Movie: Annie

*Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Dusk
Movie: Penguins of Madagascar

*Monday, August 3, 2015 at Dusk
Movie: Cinderella

*Thursday August 6, 2015 at Dusk
Movie: Pitch Perfect 2

*Monday, August 10, 2015 at Dusk
Movie: Monkey Kingdom

*Thursday August 13, 2015 at Dusk
Movie: Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

*Monday August 17, 2015 at Dusk
Movie: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

*Thursday August 20, 2015 at Dusk
Movie: Alexander & The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

*Monday August 24, 2015 at Dusk
Movie: Tomorrowland

*Thursday August 27, 2015 at Dusk
Movie: Guardians of the Galaxy

*Monday, August 31, 2015 at Dusk
Movie: Jurassic World

*Thursday, September 3, 2015 at Dusk
Movie: Avengers: Age of Ultron

http://bluemountainvillage.ca/moviesunderthestars/

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**ST. CATHERINES, ON**

•OUTDOOR MOVIES
Bring a blanket or chair for seating.
Be sure to dress for the weather (it’s colder at night than it is in the day).
A non-perishable food donation for St. Catharines-Thorold Community Care is appreciated, in lieu of admission.
Concessions will available to purchase (food, beverages, etc).
All films are weather permitting.

*Friday, July 24, 2015 at Dusk
Lakeside Park
Movie: Big Hero 6

*Friday, August 7, 2015 at Dusk
Montebello Park
Movie: Pirates of the Caribbean

*Friday, August 21, 2015 at Dusk
Montebello Park
Movie: Mighty Ducks
http://www.stcatharines.ca/en/experiencein/moonlight-movies.asp

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**FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2015**

*Free Day AT Ontario Parks (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
Ontario Parks
Various Locations

Healthy Parks Healthy People Celebration

We invite you to join us at our inaugural Healthy Parks Healthy People celebration on July 17th, 2015 to learn about and celebrate the link between healthy parks and healthy people. During this event there will be no charge for day use entry* to any provincial park in Ontario.

*Charges in addition to regular day use fees still apply for facilities such as swimming pools and equipment rentals.

http://www.ontarioparks.com/hphp

*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-2pm
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 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/coupon

*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/

*Eco-Art-Fest (Toronto) (FREE)
12pm
Todmorden Mills
67 Pottery Road
Toronto, ON

No. 9: Contemporary Art & the Environment in partnership withToronto of Toronto Historic Sites, is pleased to present the return of the outdoor summer-long Eco-Art-Fest at Todmorden Mills. The festival includes public art installations by Canadian artists, art activities for families and all ages, guided art tours, and musical performances in a licensed outdoor space. The goal is to bring awareness to environmental issues and promote a sustainable lifestyle, while re-imagining how one learns about a historical site through contemporary art programming.

http://www.no9.ca/ecoartfest

*Family Fun Fridays (Toronto) (FREE)
1pm-3pm
Ontario Legislative Building
111 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, ON

This free, two hour interactive family program at Ontario’s Legislative Building is provided during the summer months – Fridays from July 3rd through August 28th, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

It offers families with children aged 6 – 10 the opportunity to:

Explore the historic Legislative Building
Play a role in a mock debate; dress-up in traditional robes
Participate in a scavenger hunt
Learn how Parliament works

This is a free program. Pre-registration is required. Call (416) 325-0061 to register or e-mail us. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

http://educationportal.ontla.on.ca/en/visit-us/programs/family-fun-Friday’s

*Rotary Wingfest (Milton)
Rotary Park Milton
100 Garden Lane
Milton, ON

Whether it’s for the chicken wings, live bands or the kids’ zone, local families can attend the first annual Milton Rotary Wingfest.
Thousands are expected to attend the summer festival organized by The Rotary Club of Milton, according to club president Rod McLachlan.

http://www.miltonwingfest.com/

*Family Day (Milton)
11am-5pm
Halton County Radial Railway
13629 Guelph Line
Milton, ON

Back for a third year, Family Day is an event not to be missed. Come ride the streetcars, play games, see the displays and eat some great food.

http://www.hcry.org

*Ribfest (Kitchener) (Free Admission)
Victoria Park
Kitchener, ON

The Downtown Kitchener Ribfest & Craft Beer Show! Presented by Kitchener Honda.
In its 12th year, the 3 day festival boasts mouth-watering BBQ’d RIBS and chicken, CRAFT BEER, LIVE BANDS and family fun in the Victoria Park, Kitchener.

Admission is free but donations to The Food Bank of Waterloo Region accepted at the gate.
Grand River Inflatables presents the KIDS FUN ZONE! And will be running all weekend with various inflatable activities for kids.

See the website for times.

http://www.kitchenerribandbeerfest.com

*Fairy Tale Puppet Theatre (Oshawa)
11am-12pm
Oshawa Public Libraries, Jess Hann Branch
199 Wentworth Street West
Oshawa, ON

Oshawa Public Libraries’ Fairy Tale Puppet Theatre returns to present another classic fairy tale in an unforgettable way!

http://oshlib.ca

*Scream The Truth: Smoke-Free Movie Night (St. Catherines)
6:30pm-9pm
Lakeside Park
9 Main St.
St. Catharines, ON

Niagara Region Public Health is excited to partner with Open Concept Films’ Moonlight Flicks. We have launched a new campaign called ‘Scream The Truth’ in order to raise awareness to parents and youth about the impact of smoking in movies and youth starting to smoke. Media representatives and community members are invited to attend Lakeside Park for a family movie night. This event will include free swag, food trucks and a screening of ‘The Amazing Spiderman’ provided by Open Concept Films. Movie starts around 9:15 p.m.

http://www.hookedbyhollywood.ca/#!parents/ccqq

*Central Party Out Front (Niagara Falls) (FREE)
6pm-8pm
Central Community Church
6970 Mountain Road
Niagara Falls, ON

Join us for a FREE community event – all are welcome! Something new every week!

Wild Ontario Birds of Prey, live music, inflatable games, $1 hot dogs, Face painting
In case of rain, all events will happen indoors

http://www.centralcc.ca

 


 

 

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**SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2015**

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

Movie: Penguins of Madagascar

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!

Craft: MINION WOOD FRAME

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

*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

*Panamerican Sports and Arts Festival in Vaughan (Vaughan)
2:30pm-10:30pm
Mackenzie Glen District Park
220 Cranston Park Ave.
Vaughan, ON

The Festival Opening Ceremony and Latin Parade at 2:30 p.m. with the performance of JUNO Nominee Vita Chambers and a terrific show with the best in Latin entertainment, folklore, Kidz Zone and much more!

http://fuerzalatinaservices.org/

*Farmer’s Market (Woodbridge)
9am-1pm
Woodbridge Village Farmers Market
Hwy #7 and Islington Ave., at the Woodbridge Pool & Memorial Arena parking lot. The market runs every Saturday, rain or shine. There is plenty of free parking at our market. Our local farmer vendors are passionate about their produce.
Our Kid’s Club includes creative crafts and engaging activities weekly.

http://www.woodbridgevillagefarmersmarket.com

*Farmer’s Market (Aurora)
8am-1pm
49 Wells Street
Aurora, ON

Yes! Live singing, free children’s crafts, splash pad, park and on most days we have book readings too (a lady comes and reads a book to the kids and does a little activity with them)

http://theaurorafarmersmarket.com/

*Junior Carnival (Scarborough) (FREE)
11am-8pm
Malvern and Neilson Parks
Scarborough, ON

The Junior Carnival and Family Day event provides its audience and the surrounding community of Malvern the opportunity to experience the cultural presentation of young performers as they participate in their earlier years.
This event engages the three stakeholder groups: Toronto Mas Bands Association, Organization of Calypso Performing Artists, and the Ontario Steelpan Association. This family event is being presented to allow young people to participate as producers, performers, and presenters.

http://www.caribbeancarnival.com/phone/events.html#m_junior

*ME DAY COMMUNITY FESTIVAL (Scarborough)
10am-11pm
Scarborough Village Park
23 Gatesview Avenue
SCARBOROUGH, ON

Events of the day will include the following
-Family Area such as a kiddies corner
-Employment Area- job fair ,
-Food Area – marketplace ,
-Educational/promotional area ,
-Entertainment – performance/stage area
-TIFF presents movie in the park

http://www.kinronassociates.ca/EN/

*K9 Olympaws (Toronto)(FREE)
11:30am-4:30pm
Purina PawsWay
245 Queens Quay W.
Toronto, ON

A full day of fun and games for dogs of all skill levels to participate as a team with their human. Geared towards FUN as opposed to obedience, even children can take part with the family pet. There will be three main Olympaws Games including the Breadstick Retrieve Challenge, T-shirt Relay, and the Recall Challenge, complete with an opening ceremony and medals ceremony. Spectators can enjoy watching or taking part in the events to win prizes or just have some good old fun! FREE!

Schedule:
11:30am Opening Ceremonies
12pm – 1pm T-Shirt Relay Race
2pm – 3pm Breadstick Retrieve Challenge
3:30pm-4:30pm Ultimate Recall Challenge

http://www.pawsway.ca

*Ontario’s Celebration Zone (Toronto) (FREE)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Experience 38 days of the BEST of Ontario during the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games – All events are FREE!

For families seeking kid-friendly activities, Ontario’s Celebration Zone has a jam-packed schedule of circus acrobats, children’s theatre, hands-on science adventures, super dog shows and so much more. Kids of all ages can try out the coolest toys from Ontario’s digital media sector or take part in multi-player gaming tournaments featuring Ontario’s latest video games.

See the website for times.

http://www.ontariotravel.net/en/info/panam

*Summer BBQ (Toronto)
1pm-4pm
Withrow Park
725 Logan Avenue (Top of the park, grounds of the Club House)
Toronto, ON

Join Craig Scott, M.P. (Toronto-Danforth) for his third annual summer BBQ.
There will be free food, music and activities for the entire family.

http://www.craigscott.ndp.ca

*Festival of India (Toronto) (FREE)
Centre Island
Toronto, ON

The event will begin with a euphoric parade down world-famous Yonge Street (beginning at Bloor and continuing south to Queens Quay).
The celebrations then will shift to Centre Island for two days of festivities expected to draw close to 40,000 people.
The festival is open to the public.

-a massive, outdoor tented pavilion
-acclaimed music, dance, & drama performances – Arts & Culture
-a bustling South Asian Bazaar – Vendors
-intriguing exhibits on ancient spiritual culture and heritage
-traditional face-painting
-an outdoor yoga festival – Yoga Meltdown
-a fun-filled and educational children’s area including yoga for children

See the website for times.

http://festivalofindia.ca

*Baby Be Good (Toronto)
Jimmie Simpson Park
870 Queen Street East
Toronto, ON

The VandenBerg House is proud to be promoting local artisans and businesses within the community with our “Baby Be Good” pop-up market.
All the vendors included will have every necessity from baby and children clothing to organic skin cream and formula.

We will have live indie and jazz music that will completely de-stress you while your children take part in the many activities we have planned. This includes: Face painting, Sing Alongs, Kids Yoga, Hoola Hoop, etc.
So whether rain or shine, come down and make our event into your own family event. Bring your blankets and umbrellas and stay with us for awhile.. See you there!

See the website for times.

http://thevberghouse.ca

*Family Day at Halton County Radial Railway (Halton)
Halton County Radial Railway
13629 Guelph Line
Milton, ON

The Halton County Radial Railway (HCRR) is a full-size operating electric railway and museum, featuring historic electric railcars operating on two kilometers of scenic track.
The HCRR is owned and operated by the Ontario Electric Railway Historical Association (OERHA), a non-profit, educational organization. The HCRR is proud to be Ontario’s first and largest electric railway museum.
Come ride the streetcars, play games, see the displays, and eat some great food. This year, featuring Jane Mullis, author of Paul the Pigeon; there will be a reading and book signing, so bring your copy or buy one in the Gift Shop.

http://www.hcry.org/specialEvents.html

*Ribfest (Kitchener) (Free Admission)
Victoria Park
Kitchener, ON

The Downtown Kitchener Ribfest & Craft Beer Show! Presented by Kitchener Honda.
In its 12th year, the 3 day festival boasts mouth-watering BBQ’d RIBS and chicken, CRAFT BEER, LIVE BANDS and family fun in the Victoria Park, Kitchener.

Admission is free but donations to The Food Bank of Waterloo Region accepted at the gate.
Grand River Inflatables presents the KIDS FUN ZONE! And will be running all weekend with various inflatable activities for kids.

See the website for times.

http://www.kitchenerribandbeerfest.com

*Community Family FUN Day (Ajax)
10pm-3pm
Faith Five Fellowship of Ministries
1748 Westney Rd. N. (Between Williamson & Taunton)
Ajax, ON

Faith Five Fellowship of Ministries’ invites you to join in the fun for their 6th Annual Community Family FUN Day! The day will be filled with prizes, face painting, a jumping castle, BBQ and more. Admission is a non-perishable food item for a local food bank. Expect great fun for the whole family, and with you there, it’ll undoubtedly be the best year yet!

http://faith5centre.com

*Pizza Pizza Community Party (Whitby)
11am-3pm
Pizza Pizza
1200 Rossland Road East
Whitby, ON

Community pizza party with fun, games and promotions for the entire family to enjoy, including:
-Pepperoni and cheese pizza slices, fries and onion rings will be sold for 99 cents
-$5 Pizza Pizza Club 11-11 gift cards will be awarded to the first 50 people to arrive

4163419929

*3rd Annual Sand Castle Festival (Oshawa)
9am-3pm
Oshawa Lakeview Park Beach
Simcoe St S., Oshawa, ON
Oshawa, ON

This competition encourages participants to create something clever and imaginative out of sand.
This festival, a TO2015 IGNITE community partnership with the City of Oshawa, celebrating the diversity by bringing us together in the many ways that sand plays an integral role in all of our lives. Lakeview Park is the ideal venue to host a signature event like this that will create fun and recreational activities around sand as our common theme.
The competition is open to kids from middle school through high school age, as well as mixed use groups like churches, businesses, families and civic groups. The competition will be held Saturday, July 18th, 2015, and teams can work on their sculptures between the hours of 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. Judging will begin promptly at 2:30 pm and will last until 3 pm after which the winners will be announced. This event will go on, rain or shine.
Each sculpture will be judged from all angles and looked at for Panam/ Parapanam theme, originality, technical difficulty, artistic execution and carving technique. First, second, third and people choice place teams will receive prizes.
Plots for each sculpture will be assigned once teams arrive on site for the event; team arrival time is 8:30 am. Forms can be used to create the sculpture but cannot be utilized in the final creation. Moreover teams cannot combine their sites.
For the past years, this great family event has attracted many of contestants and spectators to the beautiful sands of Lakeview Oshawa Beach. The event starts at 8:30 a.m. For the competitors, there’s a new twist this year. Organizers will bury a plastic starfish in the sand the night before the competition. Those who dig one up while building their sand creations will win a prize! Among the judges will be Oshawa Regional & City Councilor Bob

http://oshawasandsculpturefestival.weebly.com

*Unplugged @The Park (Keswick)
11am-3pm
Whipper Watson Park,
153 Carrick Ave,
Keswick, ON

2nd annual Family fun day , hosted by The Optimist Club Of Keswick, Unplug from electronics , get out be active, there will be a bbq, face painting, games and prizes.
A bike safety rodeo and more…

http://www.facebook.com/events/368415930025782/

*Community Car Care Clinic (Barrie)
10am-2pm
Beverly Tire​ & Auto​
142 Commerce Park Rd
Barrie, ON

– come arm wrestle UFC pro Gary “Big Daddy” Goodridge​
– win opportunity to go to win a trip to Nascar from Autobahn CARSTAR Barrie Collision​
– opportunity to win $10,000 cash from Galina and Robert Johnston of Investors Group Financial Services Inc.​
– enjoy tasty treats from Big Chris BBQ Smokehouse​
– kids face painting
– Robyn Gerson​ from B101 FM​ will be broadcasting LIVE
– firefighters on hand
– St Johns Ambulance to help with child seat and safety
– many other sponsors and booths on hand and so much more!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1455910034709255/

*Community Fair and BBQ (St. Catherines) (FREE)
10am-3pm
Trinity Christian Reformed Church
1230 Old Martindale Rd
St. Catharines, ON

Please join us for our 4th Annual Community Fair and BBQ. Lots of fun for the whole family!
Free BBQ – Inflatables, Games (with Prizes!)and Face Painting for the Kids – Live Music from 11-1

http://www.trinitycrcstcatharines.org

*Summer Sun Fly (Niagara Falls)
9am-5pm
Niagara Region Model Flying Club
9651-10339 Upper’s Lane
Niagara Falls, ON

Join us for a full day of AMAZING Radio Controlled Airplane flying! Large scale airplanes, jets, turbine powered gliders and more! Be up front and personal with your very own airshow! Meet the pilots and see their planes up close! Ali Machinchy, world renowned demonstration pilot from Great Britain (look him up on YouTube) will be joining us and showing off his incredible flying skills. Enjoy pilot competitions like the Limbo and Timed Loops along with events for the kids like the Candy Drop and Paper Airplane Distance Flying competition! Lunch is available – burgers, hot dogs, fresh cut French fries and pop! A great family outing! Bring your cameras to capture some incredible images and flying that you will be talking about for some time to come!

http://www.nrmfc.ca/events-2.html

 

 


 

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**SUNDAY, JULY 19, 2015**

*Family Fun Day (Aurora)
11am-4pm
Hillary House National Historic Site
15372 Yonge Street

Head over to Hillary House for country fair style games (bean bag toss, ring toss, croquet, and more!).
We’ll serve BBQ, water, pop, coffee, and tea. The Tennis in Canada exhibit is open, and admission will be collected by donation.

http://aurorahs.com/pan-am-games/

*Around the World Multicultural Event (Newmarket) (Free Admission)
12pm-8:30pm
Newmarket Riverwalk Commons
200 Doug Duncan Drive
Newmarket, ON

Come to the annual Around the World Multicultural event for a taste of culture! Enjoy a day outdoors taking in food, dance, music, theatre, and information booths from many different cultures. Admission is free.

905-895-5193.

*Ontario’s Celebration Zone (Toronto) (FREE)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Experience 38 days of the BEST of Ontario during the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games – All events are FREE!

For families seeking kid-friendly activities, Ontario’s Celebration Zone has a jam-packed schedule of circus acrobats, children’s theatre, hands-on science adventures, super dog shows and so much more. Kids of all ages can try out the coolest toys from Ontario’s digital media sector or take part in multi-player gaming tournaments featuring Ontario’s latest video games.

See the website for times.

http://www.ontariotravel.net/en/info/panam

*Festival of India (Toronto) (FREE)
Centre Island
Toronto, ON

The event will begin with a euphoric parade down world-famous Yonge Street (beginning at Bloor and continuing south to Queens Quay).
The celebrations then will shift to Centre Island for two days of festivities expected to draw close to 40,000 people.
The festival is open to the public.

-a massive, outdoor tented pavilion
-acclaimed music, dance, & drama performances – Arts & Culture
-a bustling South Asian Bazaar – Vendors
-intriguing exhibits on ancient spiritual culture and heritage
-traditional face-painting
-an outdoor yoga festival – Yoga Meltdown
-a fun-filled and educational children’s area including yoga for children

See the website for times.

http://festivalofindia.ca

*Baby Be Good (Toronto)
Jimmie Simpson Park
870 Queen Street East
Toronto, ON

The VandenBerg House is proud to be promoting local artisans and businesses within the community with our “Baby Be Good” pop-up market.
All the vendors included will have every necessity from baby and children clothing to organic skin cream and formula.

We will have live indie and jazz music that will completely de-stress you while your children take part in the many activities we have planned. This includes: Face painting, Sing Alongs, Kids Yoga, Hoola Hoop, etc.
So whether rain or shine, come down and make our event into your own family event. Bring your blankets and umbrellas and stay with us for awhile.. See you there!

See the website for times.

http://thevberghouse.ca

*Children’s Festival (Oakville)
10am-4pm
Coronation Park
1426 Lakeshore Road West
Oakville, ON

The Town of Oakville and Tim Hortons are proud to present the Oakville Children’s Festival featuring FREE live performances by The Backyardigans, Gadfly Dance, Cosima Grunsky, Toopy & Binoo’s Frank Meschkuleit, Zacada Circus, MOTUS O dance theatre, and Street Magician Ray Chance. Enjoy interactive building and art activities, skateboard ramp, reptile and science shows, kids’ play zone, face painting, food vendors, and more! Catch a free Oakville Transit shuttle from the Halton Regional Centre and Bronte GO Station or ride your bike. Rain or shine!

http://oakville.ca/culturerec/oakville-childrens-festival.html

*Ribfest (Kitchener) (Free Admission)
Victoria Park
Kitchener, ON

The Downtown Kitchener Ribfest & Craft Beer Show! Presented by Kitchener Honda.
In its 12th year, the 3 day festival boasts mouth-watering BBQ’d RIBS and chicken, CRAFT BEER, LIVE BANDS and family fun in the Victoria Park, Kitchener.

Admission is free but donations to The Food Bank of Waterloo Region accepted at the gate.
Grand River Inflatables presents the KIDS FUN ZONE! And will be running all weekend with various inflatable activities for kids.

See the website for times.

http://www.kitchenerribandbeerfest.com

*Lionel’s Big Birthday Bash (Keswick)
2pm-5pm
Boston Pizza
253 The Queensway S
Keswick, ON

Come Celebrate Lionel’s Birthday with Us
FREE Bouncy Castles, Face Painting, Crafts,Activities, Vendors & Goodie Bags
Enjoy a FREE Kids Meal with the purchase of an adult meal.
Call for more information…

905-967-2428

*Fundraiser (Bradford)
11am-4pm
Canadian Tire Parking Lot
Holland Street, Bradford
Bradford, ON

Raising Money to Help other Families that have children with Cancer in memory of Tayah Fairbrother.
Face painting, bouncy castles, pony rides, princesses, bbq and more…

Email: lslykhuis@rogers.com

*Summer Sun Days (Niagara Falls) (Free Admission)
11pm-5pm
Willoughby Historical Society Museum & Battle Ground Hotel Museum
9935 Niagara Parkway & 6137 Lundy’s Lane
Niagara Falls, ON

Explore our other sites this summer as a family and make a craft during your visit!

http://niagarafallsmuseums.ca

 


 

DON’T FORGET TO CHECK OUT THE ENTERTAIN KIDS ON A DIME EXCLUSIVE COUPONS!

http://entertainkidsonadime.com/coupons/

 

JULY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (July 10 – July 12, 2015)
JULY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (July 10 – July 12, 2015)

 

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**FRIDAY, JULY 10, 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-2pm
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- 50% Off Admission (Vaughan)
Funtastic Forest
14 Connie Crescent #12
Vaughan, ON

50% 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/coupon

*Summer Fest (Scarborough) (FREE)
2pm-6pm
St. Margarets Parkette
4138 Lawrence Avenue E
Lawrence Avenue East and Kingston Road
Scarborough, ON

The Scarborough Summer Fest is the perfect way to spend your Thursday afternoon!
It’s a free event for all with vendors selling various items, a fresh onsite BBQ, Kids activities & much more.
Stay for a hot burger fresh off the grill, enjoy the music, partake in a game and purchase something from a vendor while you there.
The purpose of this event is to address the needs & desires of residents of the city to come together, thrive & strengthen the community they live in.

http://scarbsummerfest.weebly.com/

*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/

*Eco-Art-Fest (Toronto) (FREE)
12pm
Todmorden Mills
67 Pottery Road
Toronto, ON

No. 9: Contemporary Art & the Environment in partnership withToronto of Toronto Historic Sites, is pleased to present the return of the outdoor summer-long Eco-Art-Fest at Todmorden Mills. The festival includes public art installations by Canadian artists, art activities for families and all ages, guided art tours, and musical performances in a licensed outdoor space. The goal is to bring awareness to environmental issues and promote a sustainable lifestyle, while re-imagining how one learns about a historical site through contemporary art programming.

http://www.no9.ca/ecoartfest

*Family Fun Fridays (Toronto) (FREE)
1pm-3pm
Ontario Legislative Building
111 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, ON

This free, two hour interactive family program at Ontario’s Legislative Building is provided during the summer months – Fridays from July 3rd through August 28th, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

It offers families with children aged 6 – 10 the opportunity to:

Explore the historic Legislative Building
Play a role in a mock debate; dress-up in traditional robes
Participate in a scavenger hunt
Learn how Parliament works

This is a free program. Pre-registration is required. Call (416) 325-0061 to register or e-mail us. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

http://educationportal.ontla.on.ca/en/visit-us/programs/family-fun-Friday’s

*Ontario’s Celebration Zone (Toronto) (FREE)
10am-10pm
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Experience 38 days of the BEST of Ontario during the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games – All events are FREE!
For families seeking kid-friendly activities, Ontario’s Celebration Zone has a jam-packed schedule of circus acrobats, children’s theatre, hands-on science adventures, super dog shows and so much more. Kids of all ages can try out the coolest toys from Ontario’s digital media sector or take part in multi-player gaming tournaments featuring Ontario’s latest video games.

The Best of Ontario. All in One Place. One Epic Celebration.

http://www.ontariotravel.net/en/info/panam

*Carabram: Multicultural Festival (Brampton)
Multiple Locations
Brampton, ON

Carabram, Brampton’s Multicultural Festival of Friendship, is alive and well and back for its 33rd year in 2015.
Carabram celebrates Brampton’s diverse culture through music, dance, food, art and story-telling in one incredible weekend. Join your friends at Carabram on July 10, 11 and 12.

http://www.carabram.org

*Ribfest (Bolton)
Albion Bolton Community Centre
150 Queen Street South
Bolton, ON

There will be entertainment for all ages
Bands, Midway, Crafters, Market Place

Check the website for times

http://www.boltonrotaryribfest.ca/

*Ribfest (Whitby) (Free Admission)
Victoria Fields
Victoria Street and Gordon Street
Whitby, ON

Join the Rotary Club of Whitby Sunrise for the 4th annual Ribbers Run Wild – Whitby Ribfest!
Family Fun For All!
Free Admission – Donations Welcome
Carnival fun for the whole family
Shopping in the Marketplace
NEW – Kidfest
Live entertainment all weekend : Two For The Show, Leah Daniels and much more
Halenda’s Rib Eating Contest
Wounded Warriors Tug of War

See Times On The Site

http://www.whitbyribfest.com

*Cindy & Craig’s Movie In The Park (Courtice/Durham)
8pm-11:45pm
Courtice Community Centre
2950 Courtice Rd.
Courtice, ON

Cindy & Craig giving back to the Courtice Community by providing a complimentary movie night in the park for the whole family to enjoy. There will be drinks and treats and lots of fun!

http://www.cindyandcraig.ca

*Outdoor Movie Night in the Park (Keswick)
7pm-11:30pm
120 Cooks Bay Drive
Keswick, ON

Movie Night in The Park
Please bring a chair, towels, bug spray and something to do before the start of the movie. We will have the horse shoe pits open as well as bocce balls available.
There will be popcorn, drinks and hotdogs available for sale from 7pm – 9pm.
Open to all Indianola Beach Members, non-members are welcome, but will need to pay a donation fee to the park of $2.00/ person
All children must be accompanied by an adult.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Indianola-Beach-Association-Keswick/334633779992461?fref=ts

 


 

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**SATURDAY, JULY 11, 2015**

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

Movie: Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

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!

Craft: FOAM PRINTING

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

*Building Workshop (All Over The GTA) (FREE)
10am-12pm
Various Home Depot Locations

Kids will learn how to build a Minions Scooter with easy to follow step-by-step instructions.

From 10am to Noon, The Home Depot at locations across Toronto is hosting a free DIY workshop for kids to build their very own Minions Scooter.

The workshop is for kids ages 4 – 12 and they must be accompanied by an adult.

ACTIVITY: Build a Minions Scooter!

http://www.homedepot.ca/workshops/build-a-minions-scooter

*Build and Grow Clinics (All Over The GTA) (FREE)
10am
Various Lowes Home Improvement Locations

Conveniently shop while your kids build a fun and educational project!

Recommended: For children from grades two to five.

What Kids Will Take Home: The toy they made, a merit certificate, name tag, apron and goggles.
How to Register: In advance in-store either at the Customer Service booth or through a Store Associate. Find your nearest Lowe’s Store.

Please note: You can register the day of the workshop. However, space is limited to 50 children per store. Register in advance to avoid disappointment!
Free apron and project patch at every clinic!

ACTIVITY: See It Grow Planter

http://www.lowes.ca/articles/build-and-grow-clinics_a756.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

*Farmer’s Market (Woodbridge)
9am-1pm
Woodbridge Village Farmers Market
Hwy #7 and Islington Ave., at the Woodbridge Pool & Memorial Arena parking lot.

The market runs every Saturday, rain or shine. There is plenty of free parking at our market. Our local farmer vendors are passionate about their produce.
Our Kid’s Club includes creative crafts and engaging activities weekly.

http://www.woodbridgevillagefarmersmarket.com

*Farmer’s Market (Aurora)
8am-1pm
49 Wells Street
Aurora, ON

Yes! Live singing, free children’s crafts, splash pad, park and on most days we have book readings too (a lady comes and reads a book to the kids and does a little activity with them)

http://theaurorafarmersmarket.com/hours/

*Discovery Days (Aurora)
1pm-3pm
Hillary House National Historic Site
15372 Yonge Street

Animal Artists will enjoy:
A walk through Hillary House
A tour of the surrounding landscape
Discussion about the plants and animals on the property
An outdoor craft session!

http://aurorahs.com/activities

*Farmer’s Market (Newmarket)
8am-1pm
Newmarket Riverwalk Commons
(corner of Doug Duncan and Timothy St.)

Wagon Rides on every 2nd and 4th weekend every month, face painting and more.

http://www.newmarketfarmersmarket.com

*Teddy Bear Fair (Mount Albert)
10am-4pm
Brooks Farms
122-141 Ashworth Road, Mount Albert, Ontario, L0G 1M0
Mount Albert, ON

The Cancer Recovery Foundation of Canada is holding their 4th Annual Teddy Bear Fair at Brooks Farms (122-141 Ashworth Road, Mount Albert, Ontario, L0G 1M0) on Saturday July 11th from 10-4pm.

It will be a family fun day that will bring much needed funds and awareness to the Cancer Recovery Foundation of Canada. The Foundation brings hope and help to those suffering with cancer and help bring smiles to children and families who are dealing with this devastating disease.

The Teddy Bear Fair will include; games, contests, prizes, a Teddy Bear clinic, vendors, face painting, balloon animals, raffles, cotton candy and so much more.

See the Site for pricing

http://cancerrecovery.ca/get-involved/events/teddy-bear-fair/

*July Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-5pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Join the Scarborough Museum Youth Collective on weekends this summer for fun filled Victorian parlour entertainments and popular 20th-century board games. Enjoy delicious local delicacies from the Americas. Family fun guaranteed. Admission is pay-what-you-can.

Cost is Pay What You Can

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*Taste of the Woods (Scarborough) (Free Admission)
12pm-5pm
Warden Woods Community Centre
74 Firvalley Court
Warden and St. Clair
Scarborugh, ON

This annual event will present live entertainment, food, vendors selling different products, activities for children: bouncy castles, face painting, arts and crafts, and Scarborough’s got talent.

The entry to the event is free but there will be a cost associated with the food and other vendors.

http://www.wardenwoods.com

*Eco-Art-Fest (Toronto) (FREE)
Todmorden Mills
67 Pottery Road
Toronto, ON

No. 9: Contemporary Art & the Environment in partnership withToronto of Toronto Historic Sites, is pleased to present the return of the outdoor summer-long Eco-Art-Fest at Todmorden Mills. The festival includes public art installations by Canadian artists, art activities for families and all ages, guided art tours, and musical performances in a licensed outdoor space. The goal is to bring awareness to environmental issues and promote a sustainable lifestyle, while re-imagining how one learns about a historical site through contemporary art programming.

(Check the website for times)

http://www.no9.ca/ecoartfest

*Taste of Downsview (Free Admission)
Downsview Park (Pavilion Area)
3010 Keele Street
Toronto, ON

Now in its second year, the Taste of Downsview is free and open to all. The event will feature live music, an abundant “kids zone”, food trucks (i.e. Caplasky’s), vendors and business owners.
Based on the success last year, we will again be raising funds for the Humber River Hospital and North York Community Food Bank.

Check the website for costs & times.

http://www.ourdownsview.com

*Ontario’s Celebration Zone (Toronto) (FREE)
10am-10pm
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Experience 38 days of the BEST of Ontario during the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games – All events are FREE!
For families seeking kid-friendly activities, Ontario’s Celebration Zone has a jam-packed schedule of circus acrobats, children’s theatre, hands-on science adventures, super dog shows and so much more. Kids of all ages can try out the coolest toys from Ontario’s digital media sector or take part in multi-player gaming tournaments featuring Ontario’s latest video games.

The Best of Ontario. All in One Place. One Epic Celebration.

http://www.ontariotravel.net/en/info/panam

*Street Festival (Toronto) (FREE)
10am-5pm
2200 Bloor street west
Toronto, ON

This free event is great for the whole family and will feature activities and entertainment that include a Frozen Castle, a wildlife and reptile display, sidewalk sale, delicious food, stage shows inflatables, and much, much more!
http://bloorwestvillagebia.com

*Block Party at Boston Pizza (Toronto) (Free Admission)
11am-4pm
Boston Pizza – Lakeshore & Leslie
16A Leslie Street
Toronto, ON

Join us at Boston Pizza for a Block Party!
Event includes Canadian Tire Sports Zone, Soccerworld Kids Shootout, Training Challenges, Face Painting, Bouncy Slide, Balloon Artist, Guest Appearances and so much more!

Kids can eat cheap! Boston Pizza offers kids meals for $4.99 every week on Kids Sundays.
Come to this great community event that will be a blast for families.

http://www.facebook.com/BpBeaches?_rdr

*1812 Pan Am Games (Toronto) (FREE)
12:30pm-3pm
Berczy Park
35 Wellington Street
Toronto, ON

A fun family friendly event celebrating the history of Toronto and the 2015 Pan Am Games from 12:30 – 3 p.m. on July 11th and 12th in Berczy Park. Historical re-enactors will facilitate fun activities including canoe races, hoop and stick races and a group safe sword fighting tutorial. Some prizes will be awarded. Also onsite, demonstrations by a historical artisan, face painting, a colouring and sidewalk chalk station and a commemorative button booth. Come and be a part of history!

http://www.oldtowntoronto.ca

*Splatoon Canadian Summer Tour (Oakville)
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12pm-4pm
Yogurtys
482 Dundas Street West
Oakville, ON

Nintendo is inviting you and your family to get messy! Nintendo is travelling across Canada so you can try their new action game, Splatoon, only for the Wii U console. Go head-to-head with a friend and splatter your way to victory. Switch from human form to squid form at any time to swim faster in your coloured ink or hide from your enemies. The more of your coloured ink the ground is covered with, the bigger your advantage. Don’t miss out, Start Inking!
Also at the Splatoon Splatter truck, you have the chance to enter a draw to win a Splatoon Prize Pack. Each week we will be drawing for two lucky winners to take home: a packaged version of Splatoon, a Splatoon amiibo 3-pack and a Splatoon-themed skin to customize your Wii U GamePad controller.

Please see the complete list of the tour schedule here:
http://www.nintendo.com/en_CA/whatsnew/detail/bKBn27m8ZtI1zW9puuy_Zk1U7bj_T3kj

*TD IRIE Music Festival (Mississauga) (FREE)
Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON

Join the celebration of music—from Reggae to Salsa, Soul to African; dance from the African Diaspora presented in association with dance Immersion, spoken word, visual arts exhibition, delicious tropical food & drinks and mor

http://iriemusicfestival.com

*Ribfest (Bolton)
Albion Bolton Community Centre
150 Queen Street South
Bolton, ON

There will be entertainment for all ages
Bands, Midway, Crafters, Market Place

Check the website for times

http://www.boltonrotaryribfest.ca/

*Ribfest (Whitby) (Free Admission)
Victoria Fields
Victoria Street and Gordon Street
Whitby, ON

Join the Rotary Club of Whitby Sunrise for the 4th annual Ribbers Run Wild – Whitby Ribfest!
Family Fun For All!
Free Admission – Donations Welcome
Carnival fun for the whole family
Shopping in the Marketplace
NEW – Kidfest
Live entertainment all weekend : Two For The Show, Leah Daniels and much more
Halenda’s Rib Eating Contest
Wounded Warriors Tug of War

See Times On The Site

http://www.whitbyribfest.com

 


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**SUNDAY, JULY 12, 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

*FAMILY FUNDRAISER PARTY (Thornhill)
1pm-4pm
Yogurtys (Autumn Hill & Dufferin)
9001 Dufferin Street
Thornhill, ON

Come drop in at Yogurty’s (Dufferin & Autumn Hill) THIS Sunday for a day of family fun from 1pm-4pm
This is a fundraiser honouring Irina Shoykher who recently passed away leaving her 3 young children behind.

The cost of admission is PAY WHAT YOU CAN (all proceeds will be set up in an account for the kids).
* You can also donate new or gently used boys and girls clothing from ages 3-12 years, toys, and crafts.

Entertainment Includes:
* Plant Trainers​ kids yoga from 1:15pm-1:45pm!
* Glama Gal Tween Spa and Party Studio​ will be doing nails from 2pm-4pm
* Face Painting by Little Miss Henna​
* Barbie will be visiting from 3:30pm-4pm
* Kreative Kidz Art Bus​ will be doing crafts with the kids from 1pm-3pm
* It’s Pure Entertainment​ will be Deejaying the event!
* Cookie decorating with Cookie Munchsters​ from 1pm-2pm
* J Stixx Baby​ rumming show from 3pm-3:30pm

TONS OF RAFFLE PRIZES TO BE WON!
COME OUT AND SHOW YOUR SUPPORT!

(905) 707-0923
https://www.facebook.com/events/1464081850568981/

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*BBQ Fundraiser for SICK KIDS (Richmond Hill)
11am-4pm
Active-Med Health and Wellness Centre
10650 Leslie St Unit 7
Richmond Hill, ON

Active-MED health + wellness centre will be hosting its 2nd Annual BBQ Fundraiser on July 12th 2015 from 11am to 4pm to raise money for the Sick Kid’s The Great Camp Adventure 20K Walk! Join US for a Fun Day of Activities for Adults and Kids, Face Painting, Entertainment, Petting Zoo, Draws & Prizes, Food and Drinks. We will be selling gift certificates for our services at a reduced price and all proceeds will be going towards Sick Kids Foundation.
BRING YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS to JOIN US at Active-MED health + wellness centre!

http://www.facebook.com/events/971638739533473/

*July Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-5pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Join the Scarborough Museum Youth Collective on weekends this summer for fun filled Victorian parlour entertainments and popular 20th-century board games. Enjoy delicious local delicacies from the Americas. Family fun guaranteed. Admission is pay-what-you-can.

Cost is Pay What You Can

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*Ontario’s Celebration Zone (Toronto) (FREE)
10am-10pm
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Experience 38 days of the BEST of Ontario during the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games – All events are FREE!
For families seeking kid-friendly activities, Ontario’s Celebration Zone has a jam-packed schedule of circus acrobats, children’s theatre, hands-on science adventures, super dog shows and so much more. Kids of all ages can try out the coolest toys from Ontario’s digital media sector or take part in multi-player gaming tournaments featuring Ontario’s latest video games.

The Best of Ontario. All in One Place. One Epic Celebration.

http://www.ontariotravel.net/en/info/panam

*Nonviolence Festival (Kitchener) (Free Admission)
12pm-5pm
Victoria Park, Roos Island
80 Schneider Avenue
Kitchener, ON

The region’s many positive forces gathered under the banner of nonviolence – to celebrate the building of a brighter future. The day features community group displays, vendors, music, food, and children’s activities.

http://www.nonviolencefestival.com

*TD IRIE Music Festival (Mississauga) (FREE)
Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON

Join the celebration of music—from Reggae to Salsa, Soul to African; dance from the African Diaspora presented in association with dance Immersion, spoken word, visual arts exhibition, delicious tropical food & drinks and mor

http://iriemusicfestival.com

*Ribfest (Bolton)
Albion Bolton Community Centre
150 Queen Street South
Bolton, ON

There will be entertainment for all ages
Bands, Midway, Crafters, Market Place

Check the website for times

http://www.boltonrotaryribfest.ca/

*Charity Car Show and Family Fun (Ajax) (Free Admission)
10am-3pm
VanDusen Chevrolet Buick GMC
425 Bayly Street West
Ajax, ON

FREE PUBLIC ADMISSION! Draws, Raffles, Live Pinstriping, Gourmet Food Vendors, Music, Kids’ Face Paint, Bounce Castle and Games.

Cruisers, Hot Rods, Trucks, Race & Muscle Cars. All makes of special interest vehicles welcome! $2 Donation to register a vehicle. All proceeds go to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ajax- Pickering.

*Ribfest (Whitby) (Free Admission)
Victoria Fields
Victoria Street and Gordon Street
Whitby, ON

Join the Rotary Club of Whitby Sunrise for the 4th annual Ribbers Run Wild – Whitby Ribfest!
Family Fun For All!
Free Admission – Donations Welcome
Carnival fun for the whole family
Shopping in the Marketplace
NEW – Kidfest
Live entertainment all weekend : Two For The Show, Leah Daniels and much more
Halenda’s Rib Eating Contest
Wounded Warriors Tug of War

See Times On The Site

http://www.whitbyribfest.com

 

PeachyBuy.com promo code PBHULK to save big on tickets to Marvel Universe LIVE! at the ACC and FirstOntario Centre
PeachyBuy.com promo code PBHULK to save big on tickets to Marvel Universe LIVE! at the ACC and FirstOntario Centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The wonderful people at Peachy Buy are giving away four complimentary vouchers to 2 lucky families to see Marvel Universe Live! 

Here is the information below:

TO BE ENTERED INTO THE DRAW: (You must complete all 4 steps to enter this contest)
(You will need a Facebook Account)

1) Subscribe to Peachy Buy at http://www.peachybuy.com. You put in your email and city. (If you have already subscribed to this site, skip this step)

2) Subscribe To The Blog Entertain Kids On A Dime.
Go to www.entertainkidsonadime.com and on the right hand side under the first picture, write your email where it says “Subscribe to Blog Via Email.” Put in your email address and click SUBSCRIBE. You will then receive an email to confirm this.
(If you have already subscribed to this site, skip this step).

3) “LIKE” Peachy Buy’s Facebook Page: https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=121306481260051   (If you have already subscribed to this site, skip this step).

4) Go on The Entertain Kids On A Dime Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/entertainkidsonadime and find the OFFICIAL POST pinned to the top of the page and you will write “MARVEL” into the comment thread. (On a mobile phone you must click on “Pinned Post” to view this).

THE PRIZE: The giveaway is for two winners to each receive four free vouchers to see Marvel Live with your choice to see it at The Air Canada Centre in Toronto or at First Ontario Centre in Hamilton.
The prize includes four complimentary vouchers to the show.

Contest Details: The contest closes on Sunday, July 12, 2015 at 8pm. The winners will be announced on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 on Facebook.
The prize winners will be contacted through Facebook.

*You must live in the Province of Ontario, Canada to enter.

GOODLUCK!!!


MARVEL UNIVERSE TICKETS DEAL:
Marvel Universe LIVE! is coming to the Air Canada Centre from August 13-16, 2015 and FirstOntario Centre from August 6-9, 2015.

-Discount code PBHULK will save you up to 30% off tickets to Marvel Universe LIVE! and is brought to you by PeachyBuy.com

-Redeem your code at ticketmaster.ca

-Promo code is valid for all performances at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre and Hamilton’s FirstOntario Centre

*Regular ticketmaster fees still apply. Not valid on VIP and premium seats

For more information about the show visit marveluniverselive.ca

PBHULK discount are as follows:
ACC show
$45 seats are discounted to $35
$25 seats are discounted to $18

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Hamilton show
$45 seats are discounted to $40
$25 seats are discounted to $18

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For more exclusive promo codes and offers subscribe to PeachyBuy.com (it’s free).

 

 


 

JULY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (July 3- July 5, 2015)
JULY FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (July 3- July 5, 2015)

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**FRIDAY, JULY 3, 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-2pm
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

*MAD SCIENCE (Markham)
3pm-4pm
MIlliken Mills Library
7600 Kennedy Rd #1
Markham, ON

Mad Science special events are spectacular science-themed shows designed to amaze and entertain audiences. Children learn about science when they see foggy dry ice storms, float on a Mad Science hovercraft, watch a foam factory at work, discover Bernoulli’s principle, make magic mud, alter sound waves, and so much more!
Join us at our Milliken Mills Library as we celebrate the launch of our Summer Reading Club!

markhampubliclibrary@gmail.com

*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/coupon

*Taste of Lawrence (Scarborough)(Free Admission)
Located on Lawrence Ave. E. From Warden to Birchmount
Scarborough, ON

Taste of Lawrence is a three-day food and cultural festival that takes place in the Wexford Heights BIA. As Scarborough’s largest street festival it boasts the most enticing flavours from every cultural community in the GTA. Locals and tourists alike come to the festival to experience the Taste firsthand as they celebrate their cultures and learn about the rich heritage of others.

Some notable attractions:
-Exceptional International Food Options! This is the place to be for a FOODIE!
-Over 130 street vendors.
-Midway rides and amusements on the street for family fun!
-2 fully functional live entertainment stages with headlining entertainment!
-Constant support from Ward 37 Councillor Michael Thompson provides excellent opportunities for community engagement.
-Volunteer opportunities! Constantly engaging youth from local schools, and other community members.
-A true world festival. People of all cultures participate in the event.

Free admisson.

http://www.tasteoflawrence.com

*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/

*Eco-Art-Fest (Toronto) (FREE)
12pm
Todmorden Mills
67 Pottery Road
Toronto, ON

No. 9: Contemporary Art & the Environment in partnership withToronto of Toronto Historic Sites, is pleased to present the return of the outdoor summer-long Eco-Art-Fest at Todmorden Mills. The festival includes public art installations by Canadian artists, art activities for families and all ages, guided art tours, and musical performances in a licensed outdoor space. The goal is to bring awareness to environmental issues and promote a sustainable lifestyle, while re-imagining how one learns about a historical site through contemporary art programming.

http://www.no9.ca/ecoartfest

*Family Fun Fridays (Toronto) (FREE)
1pm-3pm
Ontario Legislative Building
111 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, ON

This free, two hour interactive family program at Ontario’s Legislative Building is provided during the summer months – Fridays from July 3rd through August 28th, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

It offers families with children aged 6 – 10 the opportunity to:

Explore the historic Legislative Building
Play a role in a mock debate; dress-up in traditional robes
Participate in a scavenger hunt
Learn how Parliament works

This is a free program. Pre-registration is required. Call (416) 325-0061 to register or e-mail us. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

http://educationportal.ontla.on.ca/en/visit-us/programs/family-fun-fridays

*KidsFest (Toronto) (FREE)
11am-4pm
Centreville Amusement Park
Centre Island
Toronto, ON

 

Taking place during the first full weekend of July, KidsFest welcomes the arrival of summer with kid-sized activities that are fun for the whole family! With face painting clowns, bouncing castles, colouring stations, live animal visits from Far Enough Farm, music, and more, KidsFest delivers three full days of family island fun!
Regular pricing will still be in effect at Centreville Amusement Park for rides.

Free – Regular pricing in effect for Centreville Amusement Park Rides

http://www.centreisland.ca

*Ribfest (Bradford)
500 Holland Street West, Zehrs Plaza
Bradford, ON

Bradford Ribfest helps raise funds that directly benefit children in the community. Ribfest has teamed with President’s Choice Children’s Charity over the past two years to donate more than $30,000 with a large portion remaining in Bradford.
Admission $2 – Children 12 and under FREE
FREE Parking

Ribfest Attractions:
Music, Celebrities, Hot Air Balloon, Mechanical Bull, Midway, Beauty and the Beast Musical, Rib Eating Contest, NEW Ribfest Marketplace with many more vendors.
Look for Storage Wars Canada stars Cindy Hayden and Rick Coffill who will be on site over the weekend.

Check the website for times.

http://www.bradfordribfest.com

*Promenade Days (Barrie)
10am-7pm
Downtown Barrie & Heritage Park
50 Dunlop St. East
Barrie, ON

Enjoy Downtown Barrie’s longest standing Canada Day family weekend. The Downtown Merchants will showcase all their fantastic products during Promenade Day’s Street Market.
This event also features a petting zoo, face painting, midway, family stage, entertainment and more. Kids Fun Zone in Heritage Park, featuring inflatables and games from Party Tyme Treats & Amusements, as well as free face painting with Clarabella the Clown.

http://downtownbarrie.ca/events

*Mariposa Folk Festival (Orillia)
Downtown Orillia
Orillia, ON

Mariposa is renowned for its wide range of folk/roots artists, with 100+ performances of every kind on its 11 stages including music, dance and spoken word.

Folkplay for Kids
Our Folkplay area is a festival-within-a-festival for kids. There’s lot’s of quality activities including making garlands, dancing, making sounds on instruments, face painting, bubble making, kite flying, and water fun, as well as a fun concerts on the Sunshine Stage. Kids 12 and under enter the festival for free when accompanied by

http://www.mariposafolk.com/

*Coffee, Cookies and a Movie (Thorold/St. Catherines)
2pm-3:30pm
Thorold Public Library
14 Ormond St. N
Thorold, ON

Enjoy a feature length film, coffee and goodies! FREE.For more information and/or to pick up your FREE ticket, please visit the Library.

http://www.thoroldpubliclibrary.ca

 


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**SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2015**

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

Movie: Spymate

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!

Craft: FOAM PRINTING

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

*Farmer’s Market (Woodbridge)
9am-1pm
Woodbridge Village Farmers Market
Hwy #7 and Islington Ave., at the Woodbridge Pool & Memorial Arena parking lot. The market runs every Saturday, rain or shine. There is plenty of free parking at our market. Our local farmer vendors are passionate about their produce.
Our Kid’s Club includes creative crafts and engaging activities weekly.

http://www.woodbridgevillagefarmersmarket.com

*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

*Farmer’s Market (Aurora)
8am-1pm
49 Wells Street
Aurora, ON

Yes! Live singing, free children’s crafts, splash pad, park and on most days we have book readings too (a lady comes and reads a book to the kids and does a little activity with them)

http://theaurorafarmersmarket.com/hours/

*Farmer’s Market (Newmarket)
8am-1pm
Newmarket Riverwalk Commons
(corner of Doug Duncan and Timothy St.)

Wagon Rides on every 2nd and 4th weekend every month, face painting and more.

http://www.newmarketfarmersmarket.com

*Taste of Lawrence (Scarborough)(Free Admission)
Located on Lawrence Ave. E. From Warden to Birchmount
Scarborough, ON

Taste of Lawrence is a three-day food and cultural festival that takes place in the Wexford Heights BIA. As Scarborough’s largest street festival it boasts the most enticing flavours from every cultural community in the GTA. Locals and tourists alike come to the festival to experience the Taste firsthand as they celebrate their cultures and learn about the rich heritage of others.

Some notable attractions:
-Exceptional International Food Options! This is the place to be for a FOODIE!
-Over 130 street vendors.
-Midway rides and amusements on the street for family fun!
-2 fully functional live entertainment stages with headlining entertainment!
-Constant support from Ward 37 Councillor Michael Thompson provides excellent opportunities for community engagement.
-Volunteer opportunities! Constantly engaging youth from local schools, and other community members.
-A true world festival. People of all cultures participate in the event.

Free admisson.

http://www.tasteoflawrence.com

*Brickfête-LEGO Fan Festival (Scarborough)
10am-3pm
Delta Toronto East
2035 Kennedy Rd
Scarborough, ON

FREE PARKING

This is a family fun event!

What will we see at the event?
Amazing, jaw dropping, outstanding LEGO creations built by hobbyist. These unique and detailed builds include…
– LEGO Robots & Mindstorms Creations
– City Layouts with powered Trains
– Space, Star Wars & Scifi Creations
– Art, Architecture & Design
– Planes, Trains & Automobiles
– Historical Buildings and Castles
– Pirates, Steampunk and Vikings
– Mosaics & Sculptures and more…

All made with millions of LEGO bricks… by hobbyists from across Canada, and parts of USA, Europe and Australia.

What can we do at the event?
– Enjoy the amazing exhibit at your own pace.
– You and/or your child can build in the “Look What I MADE” area.
– Visit our vendors for unique LEGO or LEGO related purchase, including custom pieces, minifigures, old and new sets.
– Speak with the builders of these wonderful creations, many of them will be onsite to answer your questions.
– Learn about the fun hobby of collecting, creating, discovering and building with LEGO.

COST $5 for kids, $10 for adults

http://www.brickfete.com

*July Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-5pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Join the Scarborough Museum Youth Collective on weekends this summer for fun filled Victorian parlour entertainments and popular 20th-century board games. Enjoy delicious local delicacies from the Americas. Family fun guaranteed. Admission is pay-what-you-can.

Cost is Pay What You Can

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*Eco-Art-Fest (Toronto) (FREE)
Todmorden Mills
67 Pottery Road
Toronto, ON

No. 9: Contemporary Art & the Environment in partnership withToronto of Toronto Historic Sites, is pleased to present the return of the outdoor summer-long Eco-Art-Fest at Todmorden Mills. The festival includes public art installations by Canadian artists, art activities for families and all ages, guided art tours, and musical performances in a licensed outdoor space. The goal is to bring awareness to environmental issues and promote a sustainable lifestyle, while re-imagining how one learns about a historical site through contemporary art programming.

(Check the website for times)

http://www.no9.ca/ecoartfest

*Dog Lovers Day (Toronto)
Downsview Park
35 Carl Hall Rd
Toronto, ON

The dog festival where the family dog is the star. Plenty of activities for the family dog from lure courses to play zones to pampering. Plenty of vendors and lots to learn about dogs

http://www.dogloversdays.com/features.html

*KidsFest (Toronto) (FREE)
11am-4pm
Centreville Amusement Park
Centre Island
Toronto, ON

Summer’s here. Let’s celebrate! KidsFest returns to Centre Island!

Taking place during the first full weekend of July, KidsFest welcomes the arrival of summer with kid-sized activities that are fun for the whole family! With face painting clowns, bouncing castles, a colouring station, live animal visits from Far Enough Farm, music and much more.

Taking place during the first full weekend of July, KidsFest welcomes the arrival of summer with kid-sized activities that are fun for the whole family! With face painting clowns, bouncing castles, colouring stations, live animal visits from Far Enough Farm, music, and more, KidsFest delivers three full days of family island fun!
Regular pricing will still be in effect at Centreville Amusement Park for rides.

Free – Regular pricing in effect for Centreville Amusement Park Rides

http://www.centreisland.ca

*Jump Zone Tour (Whitby) (FREE)
11am-3pm
Toys R Us
50 Thickson Rd. South
Whitby, ON

Join us for a bounce on the World’s Safest Trampoline:

PLUS Special Appearances by the Minions!

Schedule subject to change. Weather pending. Contact local store with questions.

*Ribfest (Bradford)
500 Holland Street West, Zehrs Plaza
Bradford, ON

Bradford Ribfest helps raise funds that directly benefit children in the community. Ribfest has teamed with President’s Choice Children’s Charity over the past two years to donate more than $30,000 with a large portion remaining in Bradford.
Admission $2 – Children 12 and under FREE
FREE Parking

Ribfest Attractions:
Music, Celebrities, Hot Air Balloon, Mechanical Bull, Midway, Beauty and the Beast Musical, Rib Eating Contest, NEW Ribfest Marketplace with many more vendors.
Look for Storage Wars Canada stars Cindy Hayden and Rick Coffill who will be on site over the weekend.

Check the website for times.

http://www.bradfordribfest.com

*Mariposa Folk Festival (Orillia)
Downtown Orillia
Orillia, ON

Mariposa is renowned for its wide range of folk/roots artists, with 100+ performances of every kind on its 11 stages including music, dance and spoken word.

Folkplay for Kids
Our Folkplay area is a festival-within-a-festival for kids. There’s lot’s of quality activities including making garlands, dancing, making sounds on instruments, face painting, bubble making, kite flying, and water fun, as well as a fun concerts on the Sunshine Stage. Kids 12 and under enter the festival for free when accompanied by

http://www.mariposafolk.com/

*Therapy Tails Reading (Thorold/St. Catherines)
2pm-3pm
Thorold Public Library
14 Ormond St. N
Thorold, ON

Read to a friendly well-trained dog! FREE. Practice reading at the Library! FREE. For more information, please call, visit or email the Library.

http://www.thoroldpubliclibrary.ca


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**SUNDAY, JULY 5, 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

*Taste of Lawrence (Scarborough)(Free Admission)
Located on Lawrence Ave. E. From Warden to Birchmount
Scarborough, ON

Taste of Lawrence is a three-day food and cultural festival that takes place in the Wexford Heights BIA. As Scarborough’s largest street festival it boasts the most enticing flavours from every cultural community in the GTA. Locals and tourists alike come to the festival to experience the Taste firsthand as they celebrate their cultures and learn about the rich heritage of others.

Some notable attractions:
-Exceptional International Food Options! This is the place to be for a FOODIE!
-Over 130 street vendors.
-Midway rides and amusements on the street for family fun!
-2 fully functional live entertainment stages with headlining entertainment!
-Constant support from Ward 37 Councillor Michael Thompson provides excellent opportunities for community engagement.
-Volunteer opportunities! Constantly engaging youth from local schools, and other community members.
-A true world festival. People of all cultures participate in the event.

Free admisson.

http://www.tasteoflawrence.com

*Brickfête – Toronto – LEGO Fan Festival (Scarborough)
10am-3pm
Delta Toronto East
2035 Kennedy Rd
Scarborough, ON

FREE PARKING

What will we see at the event?
Amazing, jaw dropping, outstanding LEGO creations built by hobbyist. These unique and detailed builds include…
– LEGO Robots & Mindstorms Creations
– City Layouts with powered Trains
– Space, Star Wars & Scifi Creations
– Art, Architecture & Design
– Planes, Trains & Automobiles
– Historical Buildings and Castles
– Pirates, Steampunk and Vikings
– Mosaics & Sculptures and more…

All made with millions of LEGO bricks… by hobbyists from across Canada, and parts of USA, Europe and Australia.

What can we do at the event?
– Enjoy the amazing exhibit at your own pace.
– You and/or your child can build in the “Look What I MADE” area.
– Visit our vendors for unique LEGO or LEGO related purchase, including custom pieces, minifigures, old and new sets.
– Speak with the builders of these wonderful creations, many of them will be onsite to answer your questions.
– Learn about the fun hobby of collecting, creating, discovering and building with LEGO.

COST $5 for kids, $10 for adults

http://www.brickfete.com

*July Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-5pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Join the Scarborough Museum Youth Collective on weekends this summer for fun filled Victorian parlour entertainments and popular 20th-century board games. Enjoy delicious local delicacies from the Americas. Family fun guaranteed. Admission is pay-what-you-can.

Cost is Pay What You Can

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*KidsFest (Toronto) (FREE)
11am-4pm
Centreville Amusement Park
Centre Island
Toronto, ON

Summer’s here. Let’s celebrate! KidsFest returns to Centre Island!

Taking place during the first full weekend of July, KidsFest welcomes the arrival of summer with kid-sized activities that are fun for the whole family! With face painting clowns, bouncing castles, a colouring station, live animal visits from Far Enough Farm, music and much more.

Taking place during the first full weekend of July, KidsFest welcomes the arrival of summer with kid-sized activities that are fun for the whole family! With face painting clowns, bouncing castles, colouring stations, live animal visits from Far Enough Farm, music, and more, KidsFest delivers three full days of family island fun!
Regular pricing will still be in effect at Centreville Amusement Park for rides.

Free – Regular pricing in effect for Centreville Amusement Park Rides

http://www.centreisland.ca

*Family Sundays (Toronto) (FREE)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay W
Queens Quay West and Lower Simcoe Street
Toronto, ON

Play and explore with the whole family! Inspired and informed by each weekend’s festival themes, Family Sundays presents a unique and high quality performance or workshop tailored for young audiences every Sunday afternoon.

http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/familysundays/2015/index.cfm?ref=home

*Afrofest 2015 (Toronto)
12pm-8pm
Woodbine Park
Coxwell Avenue and Eastern Avenue
Toronto, ON

Afrofest showcases African music during a two day festival held at Woodbine Park by presenting live music from international and local African artists for free. The festival draws people from diverse backgrounds and has numbered over a hundred thousand people for the duration of the festival. Afrofest also hosts an African Market during the two days when vendors sell a wide variety of African foods, artifacts and fashion wear. Afrofest provides a perfect environment for the young and the old. It’s also a perfect environment for children as they will be treated to fun games and other things as face painting at the Children’s village. Kids and adults can also enjoy free drumming lessons offered during the two day festival.

http://afrofest.ca

*ROM Walks (Toronto) (FREE)
2pm-4pm
The ROM
100 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON

Experience a ROMwalk around the ROM. Explore the area through architecture, anecdotes and archival photographs. This walk will also be given in French. The walk is led by several trained and qualified ROMwalks guides who belong to the ROM’s Department of Museum volunteers. ROMwalks have been giving guided walking tours of Toronto’s historic and architectural neighbourhoods for over 30 years.

http://www.rom.on.ca/romwalks

*Midway & Fun Fair (Mississauga) (FREE)
11am-9pm
Erin Mills Auto Centre
2560 Motorway Boulevard
Mississauga, ON

Erin Mills Auto Centre invites you to the Largest FREE Family Fun Fair at Erin Mills Auto Centre @ Motorway Blvd.
There will be a Free Midway, Free Kids Entertainment, Food Trucks, Local Vendors, a Spectacular Fireworks Display at dusk and much more!
Bring the whole family for a fun day out!

http://www.facebook.com/events/76211106

*Community Concert Band (Pickering)
2pm-4pm
Esplanade Park, behind City Hall
One The Esplanade
Pickering, ON

Join us for the Esplanade Park Summer Concert Series every Sunday afternoon from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in Esplanade Park, behind City Hall.
This week features Pickering Community Concert Band performing concert music. Bring your own chair or blanket. In the event of rain, the concert will be moved to Council Chambers.
This concert is proudly presented by V!VA Pickering.

http://pickering.ca/greatevents

*1st Year Anniversary Party (Whitby)
2pm-4pm
Cupcake Junkie Bakery & Café
404 Brock Street South
Whitby, ON

Join us at cupcake junkie’s to celebrate their 1st year anniversary event!..Complimentary salted caramel shortbread cookies, junkie dip and Natasha’s FAB Art face painting…thank you for an awesome year!

http://www.designeventsonadime.com

*Ribfest (Bradford)
500 Holland Street West, Zehrs Plaza
Bradford, ON

Bradford Ribfest helps raise funds that directly benefit children in the community. Ribfest has teamed with President’s Choice Children’s Charity over the past two years to donate more than $30,000 with a large portion remaining in Bradford.
Admission $2 – Children 12 and under FREE
FREE Parking

Ribfest Attractions:
Music, Celebrities, Hot Air Balloon, Mechanical Bull, Midway, Beauty and the Beast Musical, Rib Eating Contest, NEW Ribfest Marketplace with many more vendors.
Look for Storage Wars Canada stars Cindy Hayden and Rick Coffill who will be on site over the weekend.

Check the website for times.

http://www.bradfordribfest.com

*Community BBQ (Keswick)
11am-3pm
Keswick Active Physiotherapy
543 The Queensway South
Keswick, ON

Keswick Active Physiotherapy is hosting a Silent Auction in support of The Lighthouse Learning and Development Centre.
~ Face Painting
~ Clinic Tours
~ Hot Dog and Hamburger Sales
~ Lemonade stand

905-989-0003

*Mariposa Folk Festival (Orillia)
Downtown Orillia
Orillia, ON

Mariposa is renowned for its wide range of folk/roots artists, with 100+ performances of every kind on its 11 stages including music, dance and spoken word.

Folkplay for Kids
Our Folkplay area is a festival-within-a-festival for kids. There’s lot’s of quality activities including making garlands, dancing, making sounds on instruments, face painting, bubble making, kite flying, and water fun, as well as a fun concerts on the Sunshine Stage. Kids 12 and under enter the festival for free when accompanied by

http://www.mariposafolk.com/