AUGUST FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (August 28 – August 31, 2015)

4 MORE DAYS TO USE YOUR ENTERTAIN KIDS ON A DIME COUPONS!!!  They EXPIRE on AUGUST 31st!!!

Have a great weekend!


 

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**FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 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

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

*Design & Build (Vaughan)
2pm-4pm
The Schwartz Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
Vaughan, ON

Ages 6+ Drop Off
Through; Science, Technology, Engineering/Architecture, Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M. Education) a mixture of hands-on learning, technology, and curriculum is reinforced for children in a fun, safe and relaxing environment where innovation and imagination are celebrated.
Participants will receive a 7 day family guest pass upon registration, so parents can enjoy our facilities while their kids are building and playing!

$10 for Members
$12 for Non-Members

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/pages/learn-build-play-calendar.asp-177.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

*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

*Scotiabank BuskerFest (Toronto) (FREE)
Downtown Yonge Neighbourhood
Toronto, ON

Ontario’s largest street performers’ festival boasts a collection of musicians, sketch artists artisans and entertainers. Throughout the festival, gutsy street performers boldly take their talent right into the audience, where spectator participation ensures that every set is just a little different. The festival features over 100 performers from Canada, the U.S., Hungary, Argentina, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Japan, New Zealand, Australia and more and is all in support of Epilepsy Toronto.

The Kids Zone features non-stop fun for the entire family. There will be face painting, balloon twisting, music, free workshops for kids in the Scotiabank Tent, free Hoola Hooping and Devil-Sticking at the Dispatch Talent Tent and busker acts from an incredible line up of international performers, all geared especially to the family audience.

http://www.torontobuskerfest.com/

*TAIWANFest at Harbourfront (Toronto) (FREE)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

There is a Children’s Programming Schedule.

http://www.taiwanfest.ca/program-schedules-toronto/
http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/taiwanfest/2015/

*Movies by Moonlight (Barrie)
5:30pm-10:30pm
Holly Community Centre
171 Mapleton Ave.
Barrie, ON

Movies by Moonlight: The Lego Movie
Movie starts at dusk (approximately 8pm) outside in the soccer field. Rain location: Holly CC Gymnasium).
Pre-Movie Event start: 5:30pm
Join us for face painting, games, Lego activities, get your picture taken with a Lego Man and more!
Calling all kids! Bring a cardboard box and you’ll get your own decorating kit to turn it into your own car – then get in and watch the movie!
This free, fun family event is made possible by Wendy’s restaurant.
Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. Entrance to the event is free; food may be available for an additional cost. We ask that all families please leave their pets safely at home!

http://www.barrie.ca/pages/events_detail_community.aspx?event=2772&StartDate=2015-08-28

*Annual Fair (Barrie)
Essa Agriples
7505 10th Line
Barrie, ON

The first of our Fairs was held in 1853 and there is 162 years of tradition of our Fair within the Simcoe County community to celebrate our agricultural heritage.
Our 2015 Fair will continue in this tradition by hosting judged events of livestock, horses, and home crafts. The Fair will also offer a variety of vendors and exhibits which will be of interest to all visitors of the Fair. An exciting Midway and attractions like the Demolition Derby and Tractor Pulls will certainly make it another Fair not to miss!

http://www.essaagriplex.ca/161st-barrie-fair/


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**SATURDAY, AUGUST  22, 2015**

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

Movie: Stuart Little 2

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!

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

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

*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

*Moksha Canada’s Annual BBQ (Markham) (Free Admission)
1pm-5pm
William Berczy Park (South side of bur oak blvd)
356, The Bridle Walk
Markham, ON

Community BBQ
Free for Anyone and Everyone.
Free Face painting, Balloons and Ice Cream.
Live DJ Music.
Veggie and Halal food also available.

Last weekend before school opens.
Fun for everyone.

http://mokshacanada.com

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

oin 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.

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

*Scotiabank BuskerFest (Toronto) (FREE)
Downtown Yonge Neighbourhood
Toronto, ON

Ontario’s largest street performers’ festival boasts a collection of musicians, sketch artists artisans and entertainers. Throughout the festival, gutsy street performers boldly take their talent right into the audience, where spectator participation ensures that every set is just a little different. The festival features over 100 performers from Canada, the U.S., Hungary, Argentina, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Japan, New Zealand, Australia and more and is all in support of Epilepsy Toronto.

The Kids Zone features non-stop fun for the entire family. There will be face painting, balloon twisting, music, free workshops for kids in the Scotiabank Tent, free Hoola Hooping and Devil-Sticking at the Dispatch Talent Tent and busker acts from an incredible line up of international performers, all geared especially to the family audience.

http://www.torontobuskerfest.com/

*TAIWANFest at Harbourfront (Toronto) (FREE)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

There is a Children’s Programming Schedule.

http://www.taiwanfest.ca/program-schedules-toronto/
http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/taiwanfest/2015/

*Weston Festival (Toronto)
12pm-6pm
Little Avenue Park
(northwest corner of Weston Road and Little Avenue)

A multicultural festival featuring music, kids rides and food. The festival also features non stop entertainment on the main stage and a Kid’s Zone featuring a water theme; paddle boats and giant Zorn balls in 40ft tanks of water. Weston Idol Competition at 4pm.

http://www.westonvillagebia.com/bestofweston

*Mabuhay Philippines Festival (Toronto)
Metro Hall
215 King Street West
Toronto, ON

Mabuhay Philippines Festival & Commununity Parade of Fiestas Grand Showcase of Trade, Tourism & Talents
All day FREE outdoor entertainment – singers, dancers, martial arts demos, outstanding Filipino-Canadian Bands Colorful Fashion Show by renowned designers Stunning costumes direct from the Philippines in the Community Parade of Fiestas Filipino Food Vendors – the best of Philippine cuisine Exhibitors Presented by TD in support of Celebrate Ontario & WFG Organized by Philippine Independence Council (PIDC) www.pidctoronto.com www.pidctoronto.com/facebook Norma Carpio, PIDC President 905-257-1059

http://www.pidctoronto.com

*Family Fun Day with Liam (Milton)
9am-6pm
104 Tremaine Rd
Milton, ON

Family Fun for Everyone!!!!
Fundraising Event
Bake/Craft Sale
BBQ
Silent Auction/Raffle
Pony Rides/ Face Painting/Magician
Lots n Lots More

http://www.liamsangels.org

*Wonders of Nature Festival (Waterloo) (FREE)
11am-2pm
Huron Natural Area
1801 Trillium Drive
Kitchener, ON

Free family event presented by City of Kitchener & Waterloo Region Nature. Guided bird & butterfly walks. Presentation on Waterloo Region butterflies. Tent displays to learn about pollinators, birds, bats, native plants plus kids crafts & activities. Free milkweed plants to the first 100 visitors.

http://www.kitchener.ca/en/livinginkitchener/KitchenerNaturalAreasProgram.asp

*FAMFEST (Niagara Falls)
10am-2pm
Falls PHarmacy
6635 Drummond Road
Niagara Falls, ON

FAM JAM SATURDAY-KARATE DEMO, BBQ, BOUNCER, CARNIVAL CORNER, PONIES, DUNK TANK, FACE PAINTING, LIVE MUSIC, DRAWS

http://www.fallspharmacy.com
*Durham Region Waste Fair (Pickering) (FREE)
10am-3pm
1867 Valley Farm Rd.,
Pickering, ON

The Waste Fair is a free, family-friendly event that focuses on educating residents about responsible waste management.
Highlights of the Waste Fair will include:
• Educational displays about the Region’s waste management programs, including the new Durham York Energy Centre
• Educational displays by the Region’s waste management partners
• Eco-friendly crafts
• A face painter, balloon artist and Durham’s Blue Bin and Green Bin mascots
• An interactive bird show by the Canadian Raptor Conservatory
• A puppet show about the science of composting
Green bins, blue boxes and backyard composters will be available for purchase (cash only), and broken bins can be exchanged for free, while supplies last.

*Annual Fair (Barrie)
Essa Agriples
7505 10th Line
Barrie, ON

The first of our Fairs was held in 1853 and there is 162 years of tradition of our Fair within the Simcoe County community to celebrate our agricultural heritage.
Our 2015 Fair will continue in this tradition by hosting judged events of livestock, horses, and home crafts. The Fair will also offer a variety of vendors and exhibits which will be of interest to all visitors of the Fair. An exciting Midway and attractions like the Demolition Derby and Tractor Pulls will certainly make it another Fair not to miss!

http://www.essaagriplex.ca/161st-barrie-fair/


 

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**SUNDAY, AUGUST 23, 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

*Community Family Fun Day (Vaughan) (Free Admission)
1pm-7pm
8090 Kipling Avenue,
Vaughan, ON

Come One come all. Please join us for a full day of fun in the sun on Sunday August 30th.
Free BBQ, refreshments, bouncy house, face painting and may more activities.

http://www.woodbridge22.adventistchurchconnect.org

*Block Party (Thornhill) (Free Admission)
1pm-4pm
Jacobs Deli
1470 Centre Street
Thornhill, ON

Live BBQ Tent
$3 Hot Dogs
Bouncy Castle, Face Painting, Cotton Candy & Snow Cones, JStixx, DJ Samson

https://www.facebook.com/events/397371107134941/

*Community Barbeque (Maple) (Free Admission)
5pm
Chabad Romano Centre
10500 Bathurst Street
Maple, ON

Bring your family to an amazing community B-B-Q and High Holiday Fair!
Free petting zoo and pony rides!
Honey bee demonstration
Holiday arts
Rosh Hashanah cooking
Carnival booths
Activities and prizes!
Food for sale.
Bring your own lawn chairs. In case of rain, program will be held indoors.

905-303-1880

*Vitanova Summer Festival (Woodbridge) (Free Admission)
1pm-6pm
Vitanova
6299 Rutherford Road
Woodbridge, ON

A fun-filled afternoon of music, entertainment, BBQ with all the “fixings,” games for kids, and tours of building and grounds.

FREE Admission and Parking

(Please bring an article or two of used clothing for donation to STEPS)

(905) 850-3690

*Prince/Princess Party (Aurora)
11am-1pm
Boston Pizza
8 FIRST Commerce Dr.
AURORA, ON

Best dressed prince and princess wins Kids Meal for a year (1 kid meal a month)

JOIN US ON AUGUST 30TH FROM 11AM-1PM AT BOSTON PIZZA AURORA.
BEST DRESSED PRINCE/PRINCESS WINS KIDS MEALS FOR A YEAR (one kids meal a month)

MOVIE STARTS AT 11:00AM

(905) 726-1200

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

oin 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.

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

*Scotiabank BuskerFest (Toronto) (FREE)
Downtown Yonge Neighbourhood
Toronto, ON

Ontario’s largest street performers’ festival boasts a collection of musicians, sketch artists artisans and entertainers. Throughout the festival, gutsy street performers boldly take their talent right into the audience, where spectator participation ensures that every set is just a little different. The festival features over 100 performers from Canada, the U.S., Hungary, Argentina, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Japan, New Zealand, Australia and more and is all in support of Epilepsy Toronto.

The Kids Zone features non-stop fun for the entire family. There will be face painting, balloon twisting, music, free workshops for kids in the Scotiabank Tent, free Hoola Hooping and Devil-Sticking at the Dispatch Talent Tent and busker acts from an incredible line up of international performers, all geared especially to the family audience.

http://www.torontobuskerfest.com/

*TAIWANFest at Harbourfront (Toronto) (FREE)
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

There is a Children’s Programming Schedule

http://www.taiwanfest.ca/program-schedules-toronto/
http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/taiwanfest/2015/

*Mabuhay Philippines Festival (Toronto)
Metro Hall
215 King Street West
Toronto, ON

Mabuhay Philippines Festival & Commununity Parade of Fiestas Grand Showcase of Trade, Tourism & Talents
All day FREE outdoor entertainment – singers, dancers, martial arts demos, outstanding Filipino-Canadian Bands Colorful Fashion Show by renowned designers Stunning costumes direct from the Philippines in the Community Parade of Fiestas Filipino Food Vendors – the best of Philippine cuisine Exhibitors Presented by TD in support of Celebrate Ontario & WFG Organized by Philippine Independence Council (PIDC) www.pidctoronto.com www.pidctoronto.com/facebook Norma Carpio, PIDC President 905-257-1059

http://www.pidctoronto.com

*My Little Pony (Burlington)
11am-3pm
Burlington Mall
777 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON

Come see my little pony in centre court from 11am-3pm on August 30th and 31st!

http://www.burlingtonmall.com

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

End summer with a bang before heading back to school at our Kid’s Carnival Party. Kids meals for just $4.99!! Fun carnival games!! Watch a movie on our 150″ TV.

905-686-1908

*Annual Fair (Barrie)
Essa Agriples
7505 10th Line
Barrie, ON

The first of our Fairs was held in 1853 and there is 162 years of tradition of our Fair within the Simcoe County community to celebrate our agricultural heritage.
Our 2015 Fair will continue in this tradition by hosting judged events of livestock, horses, and home crafts. The Fair will also offer a variety of vendors and exhibits which will be of interest to all visitors of the Fair. An exciting Midway and attractions like the Demolition Derby and Tractor Pulls will certainly make it another Fair not to miss!

http://www.essaagriplex.ca/161st-barrie-fair/


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**MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 2015**

*****LAST DAY OF THE ENTERTAIN KIDS ON A DIME COUPONS! 

USE THEM HERE!

*Design & Build (Vaughan)
2pm-4pm
The Schwartz Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
Vaughan, ON

Ages 6+ Drop Off
Through; Science, Technology, Engineering/Architecture, Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M. Education) a mixture of hands-on learning, technology, and curriculum is reinforced for children in a fun, safe and relaxing environment where innovation and imagination are celebrated.
Participants will receive a 7 day family guest pass upon registration, so parents can enjoy our facilities while their kids are building and playing!

$10 for Members
$12 for Non-Members

http://childrenandfamily.srcentre.info/pages/learn-build-play-calendar.asp-177.asp

*My Little Pony (Burlington)
11am-3pm
Burlington Mall
777 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON

Come see my little pony in centre court from 11am-3pm on August 30th and 31st!

http://www.burlingtonmall.com

 

 

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